Ten Years Ago Today

Title in English
Ten Years Ago Today

Description
The contributors father, Second lieutenant Frederick Charles Hoy wrote an account of his wartime activity, with various commentaries on events. This account was only to be read 10 years after it was written, and this was 10 years after his discharge from the Army. A copy is already held in the Liddle Collection. His commission document is also held, along with a "mentioned in despatches" certificate. The contributors uncle, Flight Cadet Percy Arthur Smith joined on the 12th December 1917, aged 18 and learned to fly with the RAF. He qualifyied as the war came to an end, in November 1918. His nephew has retained his pilot's flying logbook and RAF training transfer card.

Summary description of items
Second lieutenant Frederick Charles Hoy 3 photographs - solo, to left of group and mounted. 10 years ago. Liddle Collection acknowledgement. 2 photographs of French hospital. "Mentioned in despatches" certificate. Served with honour certificate. Commission document. Flight Cadet Percy Arthur Smith Pilot's flying logbook. RAF training transfer card.

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ID
5199
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Number of items
76
Person 1
Frederick Charles Hoy
Person 2
Percy Arthur Smith
Language
English
Contributor
Michael John Hoy
License
http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Collection day
BA23
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    Ten Years Ago Today, item 27

    Calais, France

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    Abbeville Hospital (approximate location)

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    Ten Years Ago Today, item 13

    Épehy, France

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