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F48633 Herbert Kay RNAS

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Topic: F48633 Herbert Kay RNAS
Posted By: NickForder
Subject: F48633 Herbert Kay RNAS
Date Posted: 15 Feb 2014 at 11:52
I've come across : F48633 Herbert Kay RNAS. Born Penistone, Yorkshire, 29 March 1900 so, presumably, didn't join up until 1918. Does anyone know anything about him ?

Posted By: Errol Martyn
Date Posted: 15 Feb 2014 at 21:40
TNA has the following files on him:
ADM 188/640/48633 (can be downloaded online)
AIR 79/2240/248633 (not yet digitised)
Enlisted RNAS 30 Jan 1918. He was fitter by civilian occupation.

Posted By: NickForder
Date Posted: 19 Feb 2014 at 11:48
Thanks Errol.
He lived at Townhead, in Thurlstone, adjacent to Penistone & his father was a railway inspector. One of his older brother was a porter, so I think that there is a fair chance he worked on the Great Central Railway also.

Posted By: NickForder
Date Posted: 20 Feb 2014 at 18:49
... and he looks as if he died in Sheffield, in March 1980, so it may be that someone recorded him ?

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