2nd.Lt Roland Clifford Roberts RAF


1896 Dec 17. Born Leics

1911 census at 26 Paradise Street Coventry

He appears to have served in Warwickshire RHA as a Gunner, but did not transfer to RAF, so he must have left the RHA before re-enlisting in RAF

1918 May 1. Enlisted in RAF

RAF Record

1920 Jun 22. Gazetted 2nd Lt in RAF. The undermentioned Cadets are granted Honorary Commission as 2nd Lts., with effect from the date of their demobilisation : — Roland Clifford Roberts on 11 Mar 1919

1920 Nov 29. Joined ADRIC with service no 1138. Posted to K Coy

1921 Jan 6 Involved in arrest of Darcy in Cork

1921 Mar 19. Posted to H Coy in Tralee

1921 Sep 8. Married in Tralee to Mails Foley. The witness is JC Wakefield

1922 Jan 13. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1939 Census. He is a Railway Fitter living at 18 Arundel Drive , Harrow U.D., Middlesex, England with wife Nora M

1959 Jan/Mar Died Harrow, Middlesex aged 62