Am looking for information the WA Southey's ancestors and descendants:
Name: Walter Alfred Southey
Country: South Africa
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 48, 84
Born: 29 April 1897
Place of Birth: ?
Place of Death: ?
Southey joined the army in February 1916. He transferred to the Royal Flying Corps in August 1916 and the following year, he joined 48 Squadron as a Bristol Fighter pilot. He scored no victories until he was reassigned to 84 Squadron in April 1918. Becoming a flight commander during the summer of 1918, he narrowly escaped capture when he inadvertently landed his aircraft behind enemy lines. Flying the S.E.5a, Southey was credit with twenty victories.
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