Lt Clarence Marchant was my Great Uncle - my father’s mother’s brother. He was born in 1894, trained as a land surveyor and joined the Royal Flying Corps in 1915.
In February 1917, he was a...
The world's oldest independent air force, the Royal Air Force and Women's Royal Air Force were formed on 1 April 1918, by the amalgamation of the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service, conducting operations until the war ended. Explore stories, or add your own, from the early days of military aviation.
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