Malvern College First World War Casualty

2nd Lieut William Henry Irvine

Photo of William Henry Irvine
House and time at Malvern: No 6, 1911 - 1915.

Regiment: Royal Flying Corps.
Died: 25 October 1916 aged 19 in United Kingdom. Accidentally killed flying in England.
Cemetery: St Brides Major Glamorgan

Son of H. O. Irvine, Southerndown House, Bridgend and of Mary M. Irvine, of 2, Salisbury Avenue, Penarth, Glamorgan, b. 1897.
Lower V—Lower VI. House Prefect.
London Matriculation.
Great War, Private Royal Fusiliers; 2nd Lieutenant R.F.C.

After leaving school he matriculated at London University, after which he was employed at a munition factory. He enlisted in the Royal Fusiliers in May, and got his commission in the Royal Flying Corps in July, and received his “wings” on September 28th. He was accidentally killed while flying in England.
Obituary in Flight Global magazine

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