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Reginald Arthur Bakewell Warrilow

Surname

Christian Names

Service Number

Rank

Regiment

Warrilow

Reginald Arthur Bakewell

 

IILt

29 Trng Depot, RAF

Born

Age

Enlisted at

Address

 

24

   

Date of Death

Where killed

Cause of Death

13/01/1919

Beaulieu

Accident

Cemetery

Plot

Country

St Paul Churchyard

K,11

England

Next of Kin

Next of kin address

Town

James Bakewell and Clara Sophia Warrilow

Amesbury House, Malmesbury Road

Chippenham

Notes

Brother was a PoW captured early in the war and reported in Austria in late 1914.

Commissioned 8 Oct 1918 as Second Lieut (A)

Flying Fatalities

On Monday afternoon Second-Lieut Reginald Arthur Backwell Warrilow R.A.F. aged 24 years whose home address is Chippenham left the aerodrome at Beaulieu at 2 p.m. in a machine, At 2.30 it was observed that the machine was in a spin and it eventually crashed to earth. The officer was killed by the fall.

Lyminton Adevertiser 16 January 1919

Funeral of Second Lieutenant RAB Warrilow

The funeral took place on Saturday at St Paulís churchyard of Second Lieutenant RAB Warrilow RAF who as reported in our last was killed in a flying accident in connection with the aerodrome at Beaulieu, Southampton on 13th inst. The body was removed to Chippenham in the charge of Lt Keishaw and remained at the residence of the deceasedís parents, Malmesbury Road. The coffin was of polished elm with oak plinths and brass furniture and was covered with the union jack. The remains were carried from the house to the church and thence to the grave by the following officers of the RAF: - Lts RH Kelly, G Stephenson, IILt TH Cowley, Lts CHG Nida, J Winterbourne and JL Bell. There was a guard of 20 NCOís and men in the charge of FS Harptain. The mourners included deceasedís father and mother, Misses Hilda and Minnie Warrilow (sisters), Mr A Warrilow (brother) and there was a large attendance at the church. The Rev FG Walmsley officiated.

The youngest son (Ted) still serving in the RASC MT in France was telegraphed to, but up to the time of our report no answer had been received from him

Wilts Times 25 January 1919

A photo of IILt RAB Warrilow was published on page 4 of the Wilts Times 1 February 1919.

Brothers:

Ted (Lionel Edward Bakewell) - RASC MT
George - PoW in Austria
Algernon - RASC died

Memorials Commemorated on:

Chippenham Town War Memorial

Yes

St Paulís Church

Yes

St Andrewís Church

Liberal Club

Hardenhuish Church

Causeway Methodist Church
Pewsham Street
Boys School
Congregation Church

Last updated - 16/04/2017

 

 


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