Flight CommanderCOLLET, CHARLES HERBERT

Died 19/08/1915

Aged 27

3rd Wing
Royal Naval Air Service

and (Capt.)
Royal Marine Artillery

D S O, Twice Mentioned in Despatches

Son of James Francis Herbert and Teresa Collet (nee Pilley), of "Woodleigh," Westend, Southampton. Successfully carried out the first long distance air raid into enemy territory of the war, when he bombed the Zeppelin sheds at Dusseldorf on 22nd Sept.1914.

Inscription

HE LEAVES A WHITE UNBROKEN GLORY, A GATHERED RADIANCE. R.I.P.

Buried at LANCASHIRE LANDING CEMETERY

Location: Turkey (including Gallipoli)
Number of casualties: 1117

Cemetery/memorial reference: K. 49.

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Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.