We remember Charles Herbert Collet

We remember Charles Herbert Collet

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Timeline

Timeline

1888
birth Calcutta India Source:7629799 Source:8450429 4th February 1888
1911
service Royal Navy Lieutenant Royal Marine Artillery - HMS Duncan Source:8880737 2nd April 1911
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8450429 1914
1915
service Royal Navy Temporary Captain Royal Marine Artillery attached to Royal Naval Air Service Source:7629799 23rd February 1915
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:8450429 March 1915
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:8450424
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:8450424
service Royal Navy Flight Commander Royal Marine Artillery, attached Royal Naval Air Service 3rd Wing Source:8450424
1915
death Died of wounds was taking off when his engine failed. He turned to land but his machine was caught in an up-draft causing it to crash whereupon it burst into flames. He was dead when comrades pulled him clear Gallipoli Turkey Source:8450424 Source:8450429 19th August 1915
burial Lancashire Landing Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Gallipoli Turkey K. 49 Source:8450424
sibling Teresa Collet Source:8450429

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Charles Herbert
Initials CH
Last Name Collet,
Source 8450424
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy Royal Marine Artillery - HMS Duncan Lieutenant
Royal Navy Royal Marine Artillery, attached Royal Naval Air Service 3rd Wing Flight Commander
Royal Navy Royal Marine Artillery attached to Royal Naval Air Service Temporary Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
DSO British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Teresa mother
James Francis Herbert Collet father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Teresa Collet sister

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Royal Navy Officers: 1899 - 1919
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Selena49658
Royal Navy Officers Medal Roll 1914-1920 Transcription Keith1947
Royal Navy, 1914 Star Medal Roll 1914-1920 Transcription Keith1947
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith1947
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Keith1947

External Evidence

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Commonwealth War Graves website Selena49658

Multimedia

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Charles Selena49658
War grave Selena49658

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