Lt Frederick Calhoun Vincent DFC


His Service Record gives next of kin as Capt F C Vincent. And a Wife is noted living in Plymouth. The marriage is probably to Nora F C Lavers in Plymouth Jul/Sep 1918

1898 Oct 9. Born USA on RIC, in Bristol on his Seaman's Card. The USA is correct

1910 USA census at Jackson, Missouri. His father is a stockbroker, born in England. Note sister Frances A Vincent

1917 Jul 20. Frederick C. Vincent arrived at Liverpool, from New York. He is a Gas Engineer, travelling with his sister Frances A Vincent aged 16.

1917 Oct 7. Joined RNAS

1918 Mar 20. Promoted Lt

Service Record


1919 Jan wins DFC. His DFC was sold and the reverse unofficially engraved around the Royal cipher (Capt F.C. Vincent New Year 1919.). It was gazetted 9 Jan 1919

1919 May 1. AIR76 notes that he was posted to 29 Group

1919 May 29. Posted to HMS Argus

1919 Sep 9. Posted to HMS Vindictive away to HE

1919 Nov 23. Seconded to the British Military Mission in Riga

1920 May 18 He was posted

1920 May 6. Demobilised from RAF

1920 Mar 31. MID to Lt. F C Vincent DFC in Baltic

1920 May 18. Transferred to unemployed list.

1920 Dec 8. Joined ADRIC with service no 1204. Posted to B Coy

1922 Jan Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Theft

1931 on electoral roll with May Elizabeth at Hendon

1953 Mar 7. Died London age 54



WO 339/32181