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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Age:
37
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, 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
Decorations:
M C
Citations:
EG Sup 4 June 1917 - "King's Birthday" pg. 1069
Additional
Information:
Son of the late C. Carey-Thomas and Mrs. Carey-Thomas of Penarth, Glam. South Wales. Born Cardiff, South 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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