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Temporary Flight Lieutenant William Basil Loxdale Jones (1908)

Roll of Honour entry for Temp. Flt. Lieut. W. B. L. Jones (1908)

16/02/1890 - 07/01/1918


Entered College in Michaelmas Term, 1908. B.A., 1913. Commenced service on 26 September 1914. Second Lieutenant., R.M., 1914; "of very poor physique, and almost deformed, he would never have been passed for military service; he transported wounded on the Western Front in his own car at his own expense"; Motor Owner Driver 1914. Observer, R.N.A.S., 1915. Flight Observer, 1916 (France; Dardanelles; Italy). Killed whilst flying (Observer), Adriatic (Drowned); Aircraft came down on patrol near Saseno Island (DH4 or DH9).

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