2nd Lt William Mylam, RAF


1896 Apr 17 Born Chelsea, London. Son of William Mylam and Rose Baylay who married in 1896. The father deserted the family about 1906, see 1911 census.He was later to give his father's job as a Constructural Engineer

1901 census at 205, Carlton Vale, Willesden

1911 census at 171 Moselle Avenue Wood Green

1915 Jun 2 Enlisted. He was in MT attached to 53 Field Ambulance. He was a Internal Combustion Engineer before the war.

1915 Jul 28 Landed in France

RAF Record

1916 Feb 10 Married to Margaret Annie Roycroft (1894–1972) at Farnham

1918 Sep 11 Commissioned 2nd Lt.

1919 May 2. To unemployed list

1921 Jan 17. Joined ADRIC with service no 1543. Posted to N Coy

1921 Mar 6. Promoted Section Leader. i/c Transport. He obviously was not suspected of involvement at this time.

1922 Apr 22 Put under suspension. This is the date that the original names came off suspension, and the GCM date is the same as the men convicted, so he almost certainly was connected to and condemned for, the Trim looting

1921 Jun 7. Struck off - convicted by Court Martial . He is deprived of his permission to retain his rank of 2nd Lt.

1921 Sep 26 Released from gaol

1923 Oct/Dec Died Luton Beds, aged 25.


WO 339/132098