We remember Norman Black

We remember Norman Black

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Timeline

Timeline

1897
birth Source:8725518 21st October 1897
1908
education Competition student at 12. Captain of XI Cricket and member of Football XV. December 1915 gained open exhibition to study classics at St Johns College Oxford. Senior Grecian (School Captain) 1916 Christs Hospital Horsham, West Sussex United Kingdom Source:8725518 September 1908 - 16th July 1916
1916
enlistment United Kingdom Source:8725518 28th July 1916
1916
location Royal Naval AirSer- Redcar United Kingdom military residence address Source:8725518 28th July 1916 - 25th November 1916
1916
location Cranwell United Kingdom military residence address Source:8725518 25th November 1916 - March 1917
1917
service Royal Navy Flight Sub Lt Air Service 9 Naval Squadron Source:8725518 13th September 1917 - 12th October 1917
1917
service Royal Navy Flight Sub Lt Air Service 12 Squadron Source:8725518 September 1917 - 13th September 1917
1917
missing On offensive patrol over enemy lines in Sopworth Camel. Reported MIA on 11/11/17. Parents informed 2 months later by Swiss Red Cross that he had died of wounds on 12/11/17 Source:8725518 11th November 1917 - 11th January 1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Source:7550685
location 69 Hamilton Road, Reading United Kingdom parents address Source:8725518
1917
death Died of wounds MIA October 11th 1917. After 2 months parents contacted by Swiss Red Cross and informed that Norman had crashed behind enemy lines on October 11th and died the following day from his wounds. Wynendacle Belgium Source:8725518 12th October 1917
burial Wynendacle Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Wynendacle cemetery (between Ypres and Bruges) Belgium Source:8725518

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Norman
Initials N
Last Name Black
Source 7550685
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
69 Hamilton Road, Reading United Kingdom parents address
Cranwell United Kingdom military residence address 25th November 1916 - March 1917
Royal Naval AirSer- Redcar United Kingdom military residence address 28th July 1916 - 25th November 1916
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Air Force (RAF/RFC)
Royal Navy Air Service 12 Squadron Flight Sub Lt
Royal Navy Air Service 9 Naval Squadron Flight Sub Lt
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Black mother
William Black father

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Official Records

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British RAF Officers 1912-1920

External Evidence

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Senior Grecian 1916 sue99599

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Temporary Acting Flight Lieutenant Norman Black Julie108650

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