Lt Claude Douglas Wykes


1899 Oct 14. Born Scarborough , Yorks.

1901 census at Chivelstone, Kingsbridge, Devon, England

1917 Apr 25 Attested London Scottish

1918 Jun 1. Transferred from RAF to London Scottish, Gordon Highlanders

RAF Record

1919 May 7. Commission on discharge 20257 Cadet Claude Douglas Wykes

1920 Dec 15. Joined ADRIC with service no 1267. Posted to L Coy

1921 Oct 21 to 10 Nov. He was suspended. But reinstated after any charges were dropped. There were 12 other Cadets under the same suspension

1922 Jan 20. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

He joined the Metropolitan Police, Presumably in 1925, when they asked for his service record

1926 He later made a claim for pay and allowances withheld while he was suspended from duty at ADRIC


1939 Register at 11 Cleveland Gardens , Hendon M.B., Middlesex,. He is a Sgt in Metropolitan Police. Living with wife Dorothy


1957 Died Hendon, Middlesex



WO 339/129080
Cadet in Royal Fusiliers