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Rank: Air Mechanic 2nd Class
Service No: 10096
Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps – 47th Squadron. They flew D.H.2 aircraft at the time.
Died: 07/04/1917 – died of accidental injuries, aged 20
Cemetery: Sarigol Military Cemetery, Kriston, Greece – Grave: B. 253
Memorial Inscription: ‘Our thoughts are ever here. Father and Mother’
War Office Information: Son of Charles and Elizabeth Rawson, of Grange Road, Geddington, Kettering, Northants.
Parents: Charles and Elizabeth Rawson
Born: Q4 1896, Kettering, Vol. 3b, Page 174
Baptised: 1 Nov 1896, Geddington (Ref: FHL Film No: 6127507, p 181)
1901 Census: Wood Street, Geddington
Charles Rawson (father); Aged 35; journeyman livernor; b. Geddington
Elizabeth Rawson (mother); Aged 31; b. Maidstone, Kent
Thomas Rawson (brother); Aged 12; b. Geddington
Janet Rawson (sister); Aged 8; b. Geddington
John G Rawson; Aged 6; b. Geddington
Ernest C Rawson (brother); Aged 4; b. Geddington
Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 1446; Folio: 120; Page: 7.
1911 Census: Carvers Lane, Geddington
Charles Rawson (father); Aged 45; leather dresser – married 24 years
Elizabeth Rawson (mother); Aged 42 – 9 children, 7 living
William Rawson (brother); Aged 24; tailors fitter; b. Geddington
Thomas Rawson (brother); Aged 22; tailors cutter
Janet Rawson (sister); Aged 18; tailoress
John George Rawson; Aged 16; apprentice electric engineer
Ernest Charles Rawson (brother); Aged 14; wood turner
Herbert James Rawson (brother); Aged 4; b. Geddington
Harold Rawson (brother); Aged 2; b. Geddington
Source Citation: Class: RG14; Piece: 8566; Schedule Number: 94.
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