Who is this Royal Flying Corps soldier?

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taken during WW1 in Newark

By Richard Hallam

I have this photograph that was part of my mother's or aunts collection and feel that this man is a relative.


Can Anyone help identify him, please?

If so, please leave a 'Comment' via the link at the bottom of this page.


Thank you

This page was added by Richard Hallam on 10/05/2017.
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There was a Lance Corporal Christopher Hallam who transferred from the Royal Marines Light Infantry to the RFC (77450). Your man has that rank (or even Full Corporal) on his sleeve. That was effectively a transfer from Navy to Army, quite unusual to find RMLI mentioned in Army records - the Medal Card Index (available free at county libraries on Ancestry.com) in this case. No mention of his having been in the RNAS which would make going to the RFC more likely. It does not look as though he stayed on for the RAF either.

By Ralph Lloyd-Jones
On 12/05/2017

I have discovered who he is. 

Richard Henry Marshall 1881-1977 Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force

By Richard Hallam
On 26/02/2020

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