We remember William George Dyke

We remember William George Dyke

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth Attleborough, near Nuneaton, Warwickshire United Kingdom Source:7650085 4th November 1893
1915
service British Army Royal Warwickshire Regiment 12th Battalion Source:7650085 21st October 1915
1915
marriage Ellen Lloyd Source:7609740 27th November 1915
1915
marriage Helen Lloyd Source:9138064 27th November 1915
1917
awards Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration Source:9431389 18th July 1917
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Sergeant Mechanic (Observer) 121180 Royal Flying Corps Source:9428969 23rd January 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Sergeant 121180 Royal Air Force "R" Depot Source:9138046 13th August 1918
1918
awards Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM) British Award/Decoration Source:9428935 21st September 1918
employment Painter and decorator Nuneaton United Kingdom Source:7609740
employment Painter Source:6667639
service British Army Serjeant (Observer) Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, att'd Royal Flying Corps Source:9138041
service British Army Sergeant 33964 Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Source:9430370
1918
death Died of wounds Wounded in action in France 28 July 1918 [Combat/crash - flying as observer in a DH4, with Lt. A. Pickin]. In private hospital in Chichester. Wounds to back and left foot amputated. Chichester United Kingdom Source:7609740 Source:9138046 14th August 1918
burial Attleborough Cemetery Attleborough Cemetery Non-War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Nuneaton, Warwickshire Nuneaton United Kingdom United Kingdom 577 Source:7609740 Source:9138046

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William George
Initials WG
Last Name Dyke,
Source 9138046
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 121180 Royal Flying Corps Sergeant Mechanic (Observer)
British Army Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, att'd Royal Flying Corps Serjeant (Observer)
British Army Royal Warwickshire Regiment 12th Battalion
British Army 33964 Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Sergeant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 121180 Royal Air Force "R" Depot Sergeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
DCM, DFM British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William George Dyke father
Ellen Dyke nee Yates mother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ellen Lloyd wife 27th November 1915
Helen Lloyd wife 27th November 1915

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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British RAF Airmen 1912-1919
Royal Air Force Muster Roll 1918 Transcription Selena49658
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales marriages 1837-2005 Transcription Selena49658
Medal Index Cards Transcription Anne23518
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Anne23518

External Evidence

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Casualty details Elizabeth46436
Distinguished Flying Medal Elizabeth46436
De Ruvignys Roll of Honour Elizabeth46436
SGT William George Dyke [Find a Grave] R58235
LONDON GAZETTE, 21 SEPTEMBER, 1918 - Distinguished Flying Medal R58235
Dyke, W.O [sic] [RAF StoryVault] R58235
Dyke, W.G. [RAF StoryVault] R58235
London Gazette 18 July 1917 - Distinguished Conduct Medal R58235

Multimedia

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William Selena49658
Royal Air Force R58235
Royal Air Force R58235
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry © IWM (INS 5730) R58235
Royal Warwickshire Regiment R58235

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