|Birth: ||Apr. 21, 1878, England|
|Death: ||Jul. 27, 1917|
HART-DAVIES, IVAN BEAUCLERK Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps
Additional information: Son of John and Florence Hart-Davies. Born at Huntingdon. A renowned veteran motorcyclist and holder of the final Lands End to John O''''Groats U.K. record for solo motorcycles. In June 1911 riding his 3.5hp single-speed Triumph he covered the 886 miles in 29 hours 12 mins. As his speed exceeded the then maximum of 20mph further official record attempts were banned by the Auto Cycle Union.
he was killed on the 27th July 1917 on a training flight as a pilot in the Royal Flying Corps. He was a Lieutenant in 35 training squadron at the time of the accident on the 27th July. He was flying a Bristol fighter F2B number A7103. His observer 2nd Lt Miller was also injured in the accident.
St James Churchyard
Plot: Against South wall of Chancel.
Created by: wertypop
Record added: Feb 02, 2011
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