Gervase Bowes Monkman

1895 Sep 7. Born Pickering, N Yorks

1901 census at Pickering, Yorks

1911 census. He is at Boarding School at 4 The College, Great Malvern, Malvern

Enlists in RFC. RAF record OR

1915 Sep 30. Commissioned 2nd Lt in Manchester Regt

1916 Oct 31. Temp. 2nd Lt. G. B. Monkman, Manch. R., and to be transfd. to Gen. List.

RAF record officer

1917 Jul/Sep Married in Middlesex to Gladys A Cottrell

1919 Sep 14. Transferred to unemployed list Lt G B Monkman

1921 Mar 2. Joined ADRIC with service no 1788. Posted to Depot Coy

1921 Apr 2. Posted to P Coy

1921 Jun 7. Moved to DI3 in Transport Division of RIC

1922 Feb 13. Rejoined from Gormanston and discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1924 Divorce Court File: 5246. Appellant: Gladys Annie Monkman. Respondent: Gervase Bowes Monkman. Type: Wife's petition for divorce

1925 Jun. Married in Manchester to Nora Ann Noyes Sudweeks

1929 Sep 16. Notice is hereby given that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned, Gervase Bowes Monkman and George Edward Dakin, the Younger, carrying on business. as Manufacturers Agents, at 1, Oxford-place, in the city of Leeds, under the style or firm of MONKMAN & DAKIN, has been this day dissolved by mutual consent. All debts due to or owing by the late firm will be received and paid by the said Gervase Bowes Monkman, who will continue to carry on the business in his own name at the above address.

1939 Aug 29. No. 930 (Hampshire) Squadron. Gervase Bowes MONKMAN (91132) is granted a. commission as Flying Officer.

1941 Jun 10. Promoted Ft. Lt.

1942 Jul 15. BALLOON BRANCH. Flt. Lts. to be transfd. to the Admin and Spec. Duties Br. : — G. B. MONKMAN (91132).

1943 Aug 7. The undermtd. cease to hold the .appt. of Deputy Assistant Provost Marshal with effect from the dates stated:— . Fit. Lts.:— G. B. MONKMAN (91132)

1946 Oct/Dec Married in Falmouth, Cornwall to Margaret M Style

1978 Sep . Died Cirencester, Gloucs



WO 339/38186