Joseph Rimmer

Joseph Rimmer enlisted in the Royal Flying Corps on 11th December 1916 as an aircraft fitter.

He was posted to serve in Egypt at Aboukir north east of Alexandria.  Where he worked ...

 Joseph Rimmer at Work

to get planes ready for service  ...

Ready for Service

sometimes needing more than a little TLC.

A spot of maintenance needed


While in Egypt Joseph managed to send letters and postcards home to his beloved Lena.

A Card from the Front

until the time came to be demobilised in June 1919 ...

Dispersal Certificate

and go home.

Joseph and Lena