Malcolm Dent Nares AFC. (1893-1958)

The second son of William Grant Nares,  he served in WW1 with the Royal Engineers, having joined the Aeronautical Inspection Department in 1913.  He became assistant inspector and test pilot in 1916, joining the RFC in 1917.  He is listed as Flight Lieutenant on 1 Apr 1918, and was awarded the AFC for War service in 1919, when his rank was Captain.

After the war he became professional pilot and flight instructor to the Austin Motor Co., and then rejoined the RAF in 1921 as Flying Officer.  This meant that he had served in all three versions of the British Air Forces (The Royal Engineers, The Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Air Force!).

He married Florence Ashton in 1931 and their son, also Malcolm, who was born in 1933.

His address in "Burke's Who's Who in Sport, 1922," is given as Ambala, Punjab, India.  He died in Nov 1958.