WWI BWM. Lieutenant William Hugh Gerard Lowther. Balloon Officer 16th Wing. Royal Flying Corps. Also 23rd Royal Fusiliers & RAF. Salonika. French Army. Kensington Gardens

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a very interesting British War Medal on original ribbon named to.

lieut w h g lowther raf .

William Hugh gerard lowther was born 4th January 1886 .

Williams mic notes service with French army 10 – 1914

He enlisted in 23rd Battalion royal fusiliers and entered France 16th November 1915 as pte no 1687 .

He was commisioned 23rd July 1917 into the Royal Flying Corp.

serving at Denham in June 1917 then rock Hampton in August 1917 .

He was sent to the expeditionary force salonika in December 1917 it seems as a balloon officer with 16 wing .

promoted to lieut 1st April 1918 .

He was sent home and discharged with rank of lieut 5th September 1918 relinquishing his commission due to ill health contracted on active service .

He provided various addresses on his different documents as he moved around inc 2 addresses in Kensington Garden Square London w2 .

38 Cheriton Rd , folkestone in Kent.

1939 Living by private means as Tromewood, Dover , Kent noted as a Special Constable.

He died aged 61 in Kent in October 1947 .

please note the photo and digital documents we found online no hard copies provided we can however forward by email to purchaser if required .

WWI BWM. Lieutenant William Hugh Gerard Lowther. Balloon Officer 16th Wing. Royal Flying Corps. Also 23rd Royal Fusiliers & RAF. Salonika. French Army. Kensington Gardens
£100.00

Availability: 1 in stock

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