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Bernard John William Brady

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Squadron Leader Bernard Brady DSM (1889-1975)

1889 Born in Norbiton, son of Bernard John Brady, a painter, and his wife Ellen[1]

1907 Joined the Royal Navy

1911 Seaman, at Portsmouth[2]

1913 Leading Seaman, RN, of the Royal Naval Aviation School at Eastchurch, took his flying certificate at the Central Flying School, Upavon.

1915 Promoted to Chief Petty Officer

1916 Transferred to Officer School[3]

1917 Later described one of his flights in Macedonia when his plane was attacked and damaged[4]

1919 Recorded as Captain (Army) when he joined the West Smithfield Lodge; residence Sleaford[5]

1930 Married[6]

1975 Died in Southwark[7]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Parish records
  2. 1911 census
  3. Royal Navy register of seamen's services
  4. Popular Flying September 1932
  5. Freemason registers
  6. BMD
  7. BMD