We remember William Rose Gent

We remember William Rose Gent

Timeline

Timeline

1876
birth Daventry, Northamptonshire United Kingdom Source:6659054 29th January 1876
1913
marriage Elizabeth M Source:6659054 2nd August 1913
1915
service Royal Navy Petty Officer Mechanic (Fitter) Royal Naval Air Service HMS President II Source:9539475 7th July 1915 - 28th February 1916
1915
enlistment Source:6659054 1915
1916
service Royal Navy Chief Petty Officer Royal Naval Air Service Polegate Source:9539475 1st March 1916 - 31st March 1918
1918
children William Lauran Source:6659054 11th May 1918
1919
awards Air Force Medal (AFM) British Award/Decoration Source:9293475 26th August 1919
employment Engine Fitter Source:6659054
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) 206345 Source:6659054
1930
death Killed in Action Chief Engineer William Rose Gent perished when the Airship R101 collided with the ground at Allonne, near Beauvais Allonne, Oise, near Beauvais France Source:9294555 5th October 1930

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Rose
Initials WR
Last Name Gent
Source 6659054
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 206345
Royal Navy Royal Naval Air Service HMS President II Petty Officer Mechanic (Fitter)
Royal Navy Royal Naval Air Service Polegate Chief Petty Officer
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Air Force Medal (AFM) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Lauran 11th May 1918
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth M wife 2nd August 1913
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Grey Iron Grey
DateHeightSource
1915-07-07 5'5"

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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British RAF Airmen 1912-1919
British Royal Navy Seamen 1899-1924 Transcription Keith133517
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Keith133517
British armed forces and overseas deaths and burials Transcription Keith133517

External Evidence

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London Gazette Air Force Medal Keith133517
R101 on-board flight list Keith133517

Multimedia

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Air Force Medal Keith133517
R101 Memorial Keith133517
R101 coming out of shed Keith133517
R101 at the mooring column Keith133517
R/34 shed Keith133517

Stories

We remember William Rose Gent