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Cecil Riley

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(William Thomas) Cecil Riley

1894 Born, son of William Riley, (Junior) and his wife Emma

1901 Living at Holly Bank, Radford Road, Coventry with parents, aged 6 [1]

Attended Oundle School as a boarder.

1914 joined the army, serving in the Army Supply Corps before transferring to the Royal Flying Corps

1917 Qualified as a pilot with the rank of second lieutenant.

1961 Died


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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 Census
  • Biography of the Riley family, ODNB