We remember John William Todkill

We remember John William Todkill

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Timeline

1875
sibling Alfred Stephen Todkill Source:9123097 1875
1882
sibling Harold Todkill Source:9123097 1882
1884
birth the Ardwick suburb of Manchester, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:9123095 Source:9123096 1884
1886
sibling Percy Smith Todkill Source:9123097 1886
1888
sibling Mary Alice Todkill Source:9123097 1888
1890
sibling Joseph Ernest Todkill Source:9123097 1890
1891
location 385a Hyde Road, Ardwick [suburb of] Manchester, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:9123096 5th April 1891
1891
dates Age 7 Source:9123096 5th April 1891
1901
dates Age 17 Source:9123097 31st March 1901
1901
location 23 Maskell Street, [south] Manchester, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:9123097 31st March 1901
1901
employment Metal Broker's Agent Probably his brother Harold a Metal Broker Manchester, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:9123097 31st March 1901
1911
dates Age 27 Source:9123099 2nd April 1911
1911
location 15 South Grove, Plymouth Grove, Chorlton on Medlock, Manchester, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:9123099 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Broker's Assistant Probably his brother Harold a Metal Broker Manchester, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:9123099 2nd April 1911
1914
dates Age 30 Source:6822295 4th August 1914
1917
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Air Mechanic Class 3 66721 Royal Flying Corps 46th Balloon Section Source:6822295 14th March 1917 - 31st March 1918
1917
employment Metal Merchant's Jobman Probably his brother Harold a Metal Broker Manchester, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:6822295 14th March 1917
1917
enlistment Probably Manchester, Lancashire United Kingdom Source:6822295 14th March 1917
1917
dates Age 32 Source:6822295 14th March 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6822295 29th June 1917 - 3rd November 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Private 2nd Class 66721 Royal Air Force 46th Balloon Section Source:6822295 1st April 1918 - 3rd November 1918
1918
appointments Labourer Source:6822295 1st April 1918 - 3rd November 1918
1918
hospitalisation Wounded in the field Hospital/Institution Source:6822295 4th October 1918 - 3rd November 1918
1918
death Died of wounds John William Todkill ultimately died from pneumonia after a month in a Casualty Clearing Station being treated for his wounds. He died a week before the armistice that ended hostilities. He was 34. 45th Casualty Clearing Station Awoingt Nord Dept. France Source:6822295 3rd November 1918
1918
dates Age 34 Source:6822295 3rd November 1918
burial Awoingt British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Awoingt, Nord Department France Cemetery/memorial reference: II. C. 2. Source:9122527

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John William
Initials JW
Last Name Todkill
Source 6822295
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
15 South Grove, Plymouth Grove, Chorlton on Medlock, Manchester, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
23 Maskell Street, [south] Manchester, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
385a Hyde Road, Ardwick [suburb of] Manchester, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 66721 Royal Flying Corps 46th Balloon Section Air Mechanic Class 3
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 66721 Royal Air Force 46th Balloon Section Private 2nd Class
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Rachel Todkill nee Smith mother
Joseph Todkill father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alfred Stephen Todkill brother 1875
Harold Todkill brother 1882
Percy Smith Todkill brother 1886
Mary Alice Todkill sister 1888
Joseph Ernest Todkill brother 1890
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Blue Light
DateHeightSource
1917-03-14 5'10"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1917-03-14 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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British RAF Airmen 1912-1919

External Evidence

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CWGC Entry for 66721 John William Todkill - Royal Air Force Keith22624
Birth Recorded Chorlton Registration District, Lancashire Keith22624
Lives of the First World War Entry for 42698 Percy Smith Todkill - Lincolnshire Regiment Keith22624
Lives of the First World War Entry for 203060 Harold Todkill - the Border Regiment Keith22624
Lives of the First World War Entry for 65400 Alfred Stephen Todkill - Royal Engineers Keith22624

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Royal Flying Corps Kite Balloon Keith22624

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