Lieutenant Gordon George Midgley

1897 Jan 30. Born Adelaide, Cape Province, South Africa

1917 Aug 30. The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. (on prob.). RFC General List. Gordon George Midgley

1918 Apr 12. The undermentioned T./2nd Lts., on probation, late Gen. List, R.F.C., to be temp. 2nd Lts. (A. &S.): — G. G. Midgley.

1918 Nov 7 Promoted Acting Lt

1919 Jan 13. Midgley died at the School of S Flying, No 24 Training Depot Station 3rd Wing Group, 11 District (Irish) Group Area,  Collinstown, Royal Air Force aged 22 died result of air accident, Dublin. Son of George Thomas and Elizabeth Ann Midgley, of Ocean View Hotel, Humewood, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Buried Grangegorman

Sgt Alfred William Ellis died in the crash as well

Midgley was flying Avro C6018 in which Ellis was a passenger. He had a mid air crash with another aircraft, and crashed killing both men. The other aircraft was C5895


British Soldiers died in Ireland