|1. Memorial:||Les Gonards Cemetery Versailles|
|2. Book:||The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918||Pg.117|
|3. Memorial:||The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour||7D GQS|
Awards & Titles:
Michael BRAITHWAITE is shown as being granted Aviators Certificates number 979 on 25th November 1914 in a Maurice Farman Biplane at the Netheravon Flying School, Netheravon. He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in Caudron GIII No.929. He was originally commissioned in the Royal Field Artillery Sources; Flight David Barnes
Family :Son of the late Rev. J. M. and Mrs. Braithwaite; husband of Bertha Braithwaite, of Gothic House, Drayton, Abingdon, Berks.
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit / Ship / Est.: 16th Squadron|
|Action : Accident|
Accidents were a minor factor in the casualty list. Our definition is deaths resulting from activities that were not directly associated with 'active service'. We have excluded Naval Accidents which are seperately identified because of their numbers and impact. Many accidents involved the aviators, operating at the the limits of technology.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Apollo University No. 357 E.C.||Oxfordshire|
12th June 1901
28th October 1901
26th November 1901
Joined the Charterhouse Deo Dante Lodge No. 2885 from Apollo Lodge on 18th February 1903.
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley