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Early Aviators - 101 to 150

Holders of RAeC Aviators Certificates 101 through 150

101 Charles Reginald Abbott
    Gained Certificate on 4 July 1911.
     
102 William Miller Hilliard
    Gained Certificate on 4 July 1911.
     
103 William Darnley Johnstone
    Gained Certificate on 4 July 1911. 1889-1912 Died at the Minster Infirmary, Sheppey, aged 23 on 15 June 1912 following a motor-cycle accident.
     
104 Gerald Francis Napier
    Gained Certificate on 18 July 1911. Awarded after a flight at Brooklands in a Bristol Biplane. On 1 August 1911 he lost control during a flight at Brooklands and was killed (he was only 19), his passenger was thrown clear and survived.
     
105 Lt. T. Gerard Hetherington
    Gained Certificate on 18 July 1911. 1886–1951, became one of the first members of the Royal Flying Corps in 1912 and retired in 1935 as a Group Captain.
     
106 Cecil Lawrence Pashley
    Gained Certificate on 18 July 1911.
     
107 Henry De Grey Warter
    Gained Certificate on 18 July 1911. Born 20 July 1885 at Kirkee, Bombay, India; Lieutenant, later Captain, 4th Dragoon Guards; served with his cavalry regiment in First World War and killed in action at Battle of Cambrai (1917).
     
108 Capt. C. Robert Brooke-Popham
    Gained Certificate on 18 July 1911.
     
109 Harry Bingham Brown
    Gained Certificate on 1 August 1911.
     
110 Evelyn Frederick Driver
    Gained Certificate on 1 August 1911. South African born aviator used a Farman Biplane at Hendon for certicate flights.
     
111 Norman Scott Percival
    Gained Certificate on 1 August 1911.
     
112 Walter Oswald Watt
    Gained Certificate on 1 August 1911.
     
113 Walter Lawrence
    Gained Certificate on 1 August 1911.
     
114 George Miller Dyott
    See Dyott
     
115 Lt. Col. Charles Oswald Smeaton
    Gained Certificate on 17 August 1911.
     
116 Louis Noel
    Gained Certificate on 17 August 1911.
     
117 Lt. Spenser Douglas Adair Grey RN
    Gained Certificate on 17 August 1911. Used a Farman biplane at Brooklands. Served with the Royal Naval Air Service during the first world war being awarded the Distinguished Service Order and the American Navy Distinguished Service Medal. Left with the rank of Lt Col. He died in 1937 when he fell of the roof of his flat in London.
     
118 Brig. Gen. Colonel D Henderson CB, DSO
    Gained Certificate on 17 August 1911. Gained his certificate at Brooklands in Bristol Boxkite after less tham a weeks instruction.
     
119 Theodore John Ridge
    Gained Certificate on 17 August 1911. Assistant Superintendent of the Royal Aircraft Factory - killed 18 August 1911 in crash of Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.1.
     
120 Carl Olaf Dahlbeck
    Gained Certificate on 29 August 1911. Swedish aviator used a Farman Biplane at Hendon.
     
121 Lt. L.V. Stewart Blacker
    Gained Certificate on 29 August 1911. Joint organizer and chief observer on first flight over Mount Everest in 1933
     
122 Mrs. Hilda Beatrice Hewlett
    Gained Certificate on 29 August 1911. The first British woman to receive a pilot's certificate, gained flying a Farnham biplane.
     
123 Walter C. England
    Gained Certificate on 29 August 1911.
     
124 Herbert Spencer
    Gained Certificate on 29 August 1911.
     
125 Capt. Captain D. Le Geyt Pitcher
    Gained Certificate on 29 August 1911.
     
126 Capt. C. G. Hoare
    Gained Certificate on 29 August 1911.
     
127 Lt. Robert Hamilton Clark-Hall RN
    Gained Certificate on 29 August 1911. Later Air Marshal Sir Robert Clark-Hall RAF (and Air Commodore RNZAF 1943-45).
     
128 Henry Aloysius Petre
    See Petre
     
129 William E. Gibson
    Gained Certificate on 12 September 1911.
     
130 E. W. Copland Perry
    Gained Certificate on 12 September 1911.
     
131 Eric Harrison
    Gained Certificate on 12 September 1911.
     
132 Samuel Pepys Cockerell
    Gained Certificate on 12 September 1911.
     
133 R. O. Crawshay
    Gained Certificate on 12 September 1911.
     
134 R. O. Abercromby
    Gained Certificate on 12 September 1911.
     
135 Lt. G. J. E. Manisty
    Gained Certificate on 12 September 1911.
     
136 John Brereton
    Gained Certificate on 19 September 1911.
     
137 Albert Hunter
    Gained Certificate on 19 September 1911.
     
138 Alfred Dunkinfield Jones
    Gained Certificate on 19 September 1911.
     
139 Eric Clowes Pashley
    Gained Certificate on 26 September 1911.
     
140 John Lewis Longstaffe
    Gained Certificate on 26 September 1911.
     
141 Lt. A. Wyness Stuart RA
    Gained Certificate on 26 September 1911. Died in a crash in Deperdussin Monoplane 100 Gnome No. 258, piloted by Capt. P. Hamilton, at Graveley, near Stevenage, on 6 September 1912. The accident was considered to have been caused by "a part of the engine coming off and hitting the bonnet over the engine, smashing one of the wing wires, and thus loosening the wings".
     
142 Capt. Frederick William Richey
    Gained Certificate on 3 October 1911. 1875-1934 Royal Artillery officer became an instructor at the Central Flying School and served with the Royal Flying Corps until January 1917 when he returned to his regiment. In 1915-16 he was commanding officer of 21 Squadron.
     
143 Capt. Steele Hutcheson
    Gained Certificate on 3 October 1911.
     
144 Capt. Cyril L. N. Newall
    Gained Certificate on 3 October 1911.
     
145 Lt. E. J. Strover
    Gained Certificate on 10 October 1911. An officer in the Burma Rifles served with the Royal Flying Corps during the first world war.
     
146 Lionel Seymour Metford
    Gained Certificate on 17 October 1911. 1888-1950 Served with the Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force, died in Canada.
     
147 William Barnard Rhodes-Moorhouse
    Gained Certificate on 17 October 1911. Rhodes-Moorhouse was the first airman to be awarded the VC. He died from injuries sustained from small-arms fire during an aerial attack on a railway junction at Kortrijk, Belgium on 26 April 1915.
     
148 Zee Yee Lee
    Gained Certificate on 17 October 1911. Chinese aviator used a Bristol Biplane at Salisbury Plain.
     
149 Lt. Alexander Francis Anderson Hooper
    Gained Certificate on 24 October 1911. Used a Bristol biplane at Salisbury Plain, born at Starcross in Devon on 5 June 1885 a Lieutenant in the Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment). Was a Squadron Leader in the Royal Air Force in 1920 and a Wing Commander in 1928. Died in 1977 in Devon.
     
150 Lt. Edward Guy Kynaston Cross
    Gained Certificate on 24 October 1911. Used a Bristol biplane at the Bristol School, Salisbury Plain, born in Bolton 23 November 1884 and he was a Lieutenant in the 7th Hussars in 1911. Later a Lieutenant-Colonel. Died 15 November 1969.

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