Service Details
Name:
CAREY-THOMAS
Given Name:
WILLIAM WARREN
Initials:
W W
Trade:
Observer
Rank:
Captain
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Regiment:
South African Air Force
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Adjutant:
Adjutant
Date of Death:
1922-03-10
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Cause of Death:
Shot through the heart by ground fire whilst on a bombing mission air over Benoni against the Revolutionaries during the Rand Revolt. He was an Observer in an aircraft piloted by Colonel Sir Pierre Van Ryneveld. Estate file MHG Ref. 46531, dated 1922, in the National Archives, Pretoria
Decorations:
M C
Citations:
EG Sup 4 June 1917 - "King
Additional
Information:
Son of the late C. Carey-Thomas and Mrs. Carey-Thomas of Penarth, Glam. S. Wales.
Commemoration
Country:
South Africa
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Locality:
Gauteng
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Cemetery:
THABA TSHWANE (OLD No.1) MILITARY CEMETERY
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