Flight Sub-Lieutenant Ian Neil Carmichael Hong Kong England Scotland

Biography of Flight Sub-Lieutenant Ian Neil Carmichael

Flight Sub Lieutenant Ian Neil Carmichael
Flight Sub Lieutenant Ian Neil Carmichael

Ian Neil Carmichael was born in Hong Kong around 1895, and was the son of Hugh F Carmichael, a consulting engineer.

Carmichael enrolled at the University between 1911 and 1914, and in that time studied Maths, Natural Philosophy and Chemistry. He withdrew from his final exams in the Department of Naval Architecture, joining the Royal Navy Air Service at the outbreak of the First World War. Flight Sub-Lieutenant Carmichael was serving at Calshot (Seaplane) Naval Air Station, Southampton, when he was killed as the result of a seaplane accident on 20 July 1916. Carmichael was awarded the British War Medal, and is buried in Oban (Pennyfuir) Cemetery.


Archival Materials

  • R6/14 Abandoned Student Files
  • R8/1/13 Matriculation Album 1908-13
  • R8/1/14 Matriculation Album 1913-1918


Flight Sub-Lieutenant Ian Neil Carmichael
Born 1895.
Died 20 July 1916.
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1911-14;
University Link: Student
Honours: British War Medal
Occupation categories: military
WWI: View WWI Roll of Honour Entry
English snippet: Science and Engineering student at the University of Glasgow, Served WWI
Record last updated: 11th Feb 2014

Country Associations

Hong Kong Hong Kong, No Region
Place of Birth

England England, Southampton
Place of Death

Scotland Scotland, Glasgow

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student