1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

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Mervyn Whitby Briscoe

Contributed by: Mervyn Whitby Briscoe, on 2008-11-11

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First Name Mervyn Whitby
Surname Briscoe
Year of Birth 1896
Year of Death 1917
Regiment Royal Flying Corps
Place of Wartime Residence Ireland

Mervyn Whitby's Story

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Anonymous 2008-11-27

Mervyn was my granuncle, and is remembered with honour at Arras Flying Services Memorial. My father and myself were both named in honour after Mervyn, he was one of my grandad's elder brothers. He was a lieutenant in the 6th Sqdn. Royal Flying Corps and Royal Field Artillery and he was killed in action, by all accounts he was shot down, on the 23rd july 1917. At the age of 21 years.

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