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Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)

'Carlow Flyers'
Royal Aero Club Certificates
(Pilots License)

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  Name Charles Carleton Barry
  Date of Birth 24 Feb 1892
  Town Urglin Glebe
  County Co Carlow
  Rank & Profession Lieut 3rd Leinster Regiment
  Certificate taken on Maurice Farm Biplane
  At Central Flying School Netherton
  Date 2nd September 1914
  From London Gazette 1916 was awarded the Military Cross  “ Captain Charles Carleton Barry, Leinster Regiment, Special Reserve. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when returning with another officer from reconnaissance. The latter officer was severely wounded. Although wounded in the arm, Captain Barry succeeded in pulling his comrade into a shell hole, and dressing his wound. He finally succeeded in getting the officer back to our trench. These actions were carried out under heavy machine-gun and snipers’ fire.” 

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  Name Stanley Joseph Murphy
  Date of Birth 6th April 1906
  Town Tullow
  County Co Carlow
  Rank & Profession Independent
  Certificate taken on D.H. Moth Cirrus III
  At Handsworth Club NFS
  Date 4th October 1930
  Notes Kill in action 9th Aug 1915 Flanders

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  Name Robert Maxwell Pike
  Date of Birth 30 August 1886
  Town Tullow
  County Co Carlow
  Rank & Profession Late RN
  Certificate taken on Bristol Biplane
  At Military School Brooklands
  Date 21st Sept 1914 
  Notes Son of Robert Lecky Pike 
  Carlow Web page
  Lecky Pike Family site

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  Name Charles Anthony Yorke
  Date of Birth 17th July 1910
  Town Not Stated
  County Co Carlow
  Rank & Profession Naval Officer / Commander
  Certificate taken on Tiger Moth 12 hours
  At Nº1 EFTS Panshanger
  Date 11th April 1946
  Notes Died in a Motor bike accident 
in 1949 was the son of Henry Reginald Yorke 
  Web page with family notes
Transcribed by Terry Curran 2007 Source: The National Archives Documents at Kew

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