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Crites, Claude Percival (Sergeant)

Prisoner of War 1918-09-24

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Birth Date: 1891-06-04 (age 76)

Born: Oil Springs, Lambton, Ontario

Henry Alfred Crites & Hannah Robinson

Gwendolyn Jones

Service
RAF
Unit
108 (B) Sqn- Squadron (RFC)
Base
France
Rank
Sergeant
Marshal
Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
Air MarshalA/M
Air Vice MarshalA/V/M
Air CommodoreA/C
Group CaptainG/C
Wing CommanderW/C
Squadron LeaderS/L
Flight LieutenantF/L
Flying OfficerF/O
Pilot OfficerP/O
Warrant Officer 1st ClassWO1
Warrant Officer 2nd ClassWO2
Flight SergeantFS
SergeantSGT
CorporalCPL
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Position
air-gunner
Service Numbers
98457, RFC
1917-08-22: Crites OK in RE-8, A-3449; after forced landing on aerodrome after take off for patrol, due to engine failure. Maj Andre Adolph Walser (British) OK, LCpl Crites OK. 1918-09-24: Crites a POW in DH-9, D-7208; last seen under control over Therout with 2 enemy aircraft on his tail - repatriated 13.12.18 (Obs). His pilot, 2Lt JM Dady was also POW.

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