We remember Walter Hunt 'scruffy' Longton

We remember Walter Hunt 'scruffy' Longton

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
birth Whiston, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:6163644 10th September 1892
1916
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Temporary Second Lieutenant Source:6163614 29th April 1916 - 12th July 1916
1916
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Flying Officer Source:6163626 12th July 1916 - 16th April 1919
1918
awards Air Force Cross (AFC) British Award/Decoration Source:6163640 3rd June 1918
1918
awards Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration Source:6163644 1918
1919
awards Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration Source:6163663 8th February 1919
1919
discharge Source:6163612 16th April 1919
1919
awards Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration Source:6163612 3rd June 1919
1919
enlistment Reenlistment United Kingdom Source:6163612 1st August 1919
1919
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Flight Lieutenant Source:6163612 1st November 1919 - 1st January 1924
1924
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Squadron Leader Source:6163612 1st January 1924
service British Army Private 2385 Worcestershire Yeomanry Source:6163612
1927
death Not War Related After the war he became a race pilot and was killed in an accident during a race. Bournemouth, Dorset United Kingdom Source:6163612 6th June 1927
burial St Mary's Church Non-War Cemetery Upavon, Wiltshire United Kingdom Source:6163685

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Walter Hunt 'scruffy'
Initials WH'
Last Name Longton
Source 6163612
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Temporary Second Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Flying Officer
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Flight Lieutenant
British Army 2385 Worcestershire Yeomanry Private
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Squadron Leader
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Air Force Cross (AFC) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Longton mother
William Longton father

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Official Records

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External Evidence

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His Wikipedia Article Samuel26325
London Gazette Supplement Extract Samuel26325
London Gazette Supplement Extract 2 Samuel26325
'FLight' Birthday Honors Listing (AFC) Samuel26325
Longton's Aerodrome Profile Samuel26325
Flight Honors Listing 2 Samuel26325
London Gazette Supplement Extract 3 Samuel26325

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Walter Longton Samuel26325
Gravestone Samuel26325
Plaque in Longton's Memory Samuel26325
Walter Hunt Longton Kit15229
Medals awarded to Walter Hunt Longton Kit15229
1927 With his wife Lily Longton Kit15229

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