1. Memorial:Les Gonards Cemetery Versailles
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.117
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour7D 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.

Service Life:


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.

Masonic :

TypeLodge 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.

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