Lt Reginald Thomas Whitney

1894 Mar 20. Born Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire. His father, Albert, was a railway engine fitter

1911 census at Nantwich, Cheshire (as on service record)

1916 Aug 5. Commissioned 2nd Lt in RFC

1917 Feb 2. Taken POW

RAF Record

1918 Apr 1. Promoted Lt in RAF

1919 Jan 6. Repatriated from POW

1919 Nov 16. To unemployed list

1920 Dec 29 Joined ADRIC with service no 1380. Posted to M Coy

1921 Apr 13 Promoted Section Leader

1921 Jun 1. Promoted DI3 and Intelligence Officer in M Coy But the appointment seems to have been have been cancelled and never happened

1922 Jan 19. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 28. Joined the British Gendarmerie section of the Palestine Police as a Sergeant

1939 Register . Living at Crewe Road , Nantwich R.D., Cheshire, with mother Jessie. He is an Engineer with Iraq Petroleum Co at Haifa, home on leave.

1945 Jul/Sep Married in Crewe to MADGE WILLIAMSON

1950 Aug 13. Died Sheffield, Yorkshire.



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