We remember William Robinson Clarke

We remember William Robinson Clarke

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth Kingston Jamaica Source:6862101 Source:8477433 4th October 1895
1915
location 'Essequibo', Arnold Road, Kingston Jamaica parents address Source:6862101 26th July 1915
1915
enlistment Source:8491512 26th July 1915
1915
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) 7170 Source:6862101 26th July 1915
1915
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) 2nd Class Air Mechanic 7170 Source:6862101 26th July 1915 - 25th April 1917
1915
employment Chauffeur Source:6862101 26th July 1915
1915
dates Age 19 Source:6862101 26th July 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6862101 13th October 1915 - 31st May 1917
1917
employment Pilot 1st Class Royal Flying Corps Source:6862101 26th April 1917
1917
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Sergeant Source:9053407 26th April 1917
1917
appointments Qualified pilot (4837) Source:8477433 26th April 1917
1917
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Sergeant 7170 4 Squadron Source:9053407 29th May 1917 - 24th August 1919
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6862101 14th July 1917 - 12th August 1917
1917
hospitalisation Gun shot wound back chest severe Hospital/Institution Source:6862101 28th July 1917
1918
events Passage from Kingston to Farnborough Travel Kingston Jamaica Source:6862101 29th November 1918
1919
discharge Source:6862101 24th August 1919
1981
death Buried in the Military Cemetery at Up Park Camp. Cross Roads Kingston Jamaica Source:9053407 Source:9053418 April 1981
burial Up Park Camp Military Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Jamaica Source:9053407

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Robinson
Initials WR
Last Name Clarke
Source 6862101
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
'Essequibo', Arnold Road, Kingston Jamaica parents address known 26th July 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 7170 2nd Class Air Mechanic
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 7170
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Sergeant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) 7170 4 Squadron Sergeant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Silver War Badge Honourable Discharge
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Eugina Clarke mother
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915-07-26 5'8"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-07-26 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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British RAF Airmen 1912-1919
Medal Index Cards Transcription Selena49658
Royal Air Force Muster Roll 1918 Transcription Selena49658

External Evidence

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Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates including photos 1910-1950 Melanie24
HISTORY OF AVIATION IN JAMAICA: PART I Melanie24
Newspaer: The Gleaner, jamaica. Melanie24
Article on William Robinson Clarke Charlotte33
Fighter Heroes of WWI by Joshua Levine Trevor65535
RAF Museum Selena49658
Biography of William Robinson Clarke, RAF museum Deborah102878
Heroes and Sheroes Jonathan101862
William Clarke Jonathan101862
Second Lieutenant Francis Parker Blencowe Jonathan101862

Multimedia

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William Selena49658
Out of many, one people Deborah102878

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