We remember Eric Godwin Chance

We remember Eric Godwin Chance

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Timeline

Timeline

1897
sibling Ida Godwin Chance Source:7623233 1897
1899
birth Cheltenham, Gloucestershire United Kingdom Source:7610599 Source:7623273 17th January 1899
1913
education Glyngarth Cheltenham, Gloucestershire United Kingdom Source:8539433 1913
1913
education Independent boarding school education Wellington College Constitution Hill, Wellington, Shropshire United Kingdom Source:6991398 1913 - 1915
1915
employment Trainee Journalist Gloucester Journal and Citizen United Kingdom Source:8539433 1915 - 4th January 1917
1917
service British Army Private 11056 Inns of Court Officer Training Corps Source:768333 5th January 1917 - April 1917
1917
commission Temporary Source:8539433 4th July 1917
1917
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps 28 Squadron Source:7608810 4th July 1917 - 19th January 1918
1917
theatres Italy :1b Source:8539433 20th October 1917 - 19th January 1918
1918
death Killed in Action Flying Sopwith Camel B.2303. During practice formation seen to get into spinning nose dive from flat turn and crashed near aerodrome. Italy Source:768333 Source:6997042 19th January 1918
burial Padua Main Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Padua Italy A. 9 Source:7608810

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Eric Godwin
Initials EG
Last Name Chance
Source 768333
Last Name Spiller
Source 7623273
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
Heathville Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire United Kingdom away from home address known 1901-03-31
Lynnthorpe Barnwood, Barnwood, Gloucestershire United Kingdom parents address known 1911-04-02
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 11056 Inns of Court Officer Training Corps Private
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps 28 Squadron Second Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Harry Godwin Chance father
Jane Spiller mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ida Godwin Chance sister 1897
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1917-01-05 5'8"

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Jeremy24359
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Jeremy24359
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jeremy24359
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jeremy24359
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jeremy24359

External Evidence

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War Office: Officers' Services, First World War, Long Number Papers (numerical) Jeremy24359
Old Wrekinian Lives Lost 1914-18 Jeremy24359
IWM’s War Memorials Register Jeremy24359
Air Ministry: Department of the Master-General of Personnel Jeremy24359

Multimedia

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R.F.C Casualty Card Jeremy24359
Royal Flying Corps Jeremy24359
Sopwith Camel Jeremy24359
O.W. War Memorial 1914-1919, Wrekin College Chapel Jeremy24359
CWGC Grave of Second-Lieutenant Chance Jeremy24359

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