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Casualties - April 1918


 

Date

Rank

Name

Details

01-Apr

Lt

ADAM, ORVAL PATRICK 

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B3798 of No 203 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is buried in Maroc British Cemetery, Greny.

01-Apr

Capt

BANBURY, FRED EVEREST DSC

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B7247 of No 209 Sqn, which crashed during a practice flight and is buried in Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery.

01-Apr

2AM

CARTER, LESLIE GEORGE WILLIAM (16237)

He was serving as a Driver with No 101 Sqn and was killed during an air raid on Haute Vissee, he is buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No1.

01-Apr

AM 1

GOULD, CHARLES RENWICK (6835)

He had served in Egypt and was discharged from the RFC as being no longer physically fit for service on 21 Aug 1916.  His death, cause unknown was registered in Kettering and he is buried in Kettering (London Road) Cemetery.

01-Apr

2 Lt

GREASLEY, JOHN RICHARD

He was killed  in action whilst flying Camel D6474 of No 65 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

01-Apr

Lt

HART, WILLIAM CECIL FREDERICK NICOL

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH4, A7401 of No 57 Sqn, which was last seen near Bapaume and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

01-Apr

Lt

JACOB, CLAUDE GODDARD

He was killed whilst in DH4, B5484 of No 1 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping, which spun into the ground and burst into flames, he is buried in Andover Cemetery.

01-Apr

Lt

JOYCE, NORMAN ROY

He was killed in action whilst flying SPAD XIII, B6858 of No 23 Sqn, which was last seen falling out of control before crashing and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

01-Apr

2AM

LANG, ANDREW (90615)

He was serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 116 Sqn when he died in Tidworth Hospital, cause unknown and is buried in Edinburgh (Newington, or Echo Bank) Cemetery.

01-Apr

Cpl

LOVELOCK, EDWARD CHALES (407086)

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying in DH4, A7406 of No 57 Sqn and is buried in St Pol British Cemetery, St Pol-sur-Ternoise.

01-Apr

Lt

MOSES , JAMES DAVID

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH4, A7872 of No 57 Sqn, which was last seen near Bapaume during a bombing raid and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

01-Apr

Lt

RICHARDS, JOSEPH WILFRED

He was killed whilst DH4, B5484 of No 1 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping, which spun into the ground and burst into flames, and is buried in Watlington (St Leonard) Churchyard

01-Apr

1AM

RICHMOND, ALLAN (94557)

He was serving as a painter at No 1 Training Depot Station and died in Stamford Infirmary from septic pneumonia following an accident, he is buried in Stokesley Church Burial Ground.

01-Apr

2 Lt

SPEIR, GORDON

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B7684 of No 5 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground from a flat turn and is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire.

01-Apr

Lt

STONEHOUSE, RONALD

He was serving with No 101 Sqn and was killed during an air raid on Haute Vissee, he is buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.1.

01-Apr

Lt

TROLLIP, DOUGLAS PRICE

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, A7872 of No 57 Sqn, which was last seen near Bapaume during a bombing raid and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

01-Apr

2 Lt

WHITFIELD, EDGAR

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, A7401 of No 57 Sqn, which was last seen near Bapaume and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

01-Apr

2 Lt

WIGGINS, HAROLD CLAUD

H was killed whilst flying RE8, B6556 of No 23 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground after he lost control and is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

01-Apr

2 Lt

WILSON, CECIL KIDD

He was killed whilst in 1½ Strutter, B2563 of No 1 (Observer) School of Air Gunnery, which dived into the ground after stalling in a turn following an engine failure on take off and is buried in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery.

01-Apr

Lt

WINKLEY, STANLEY HUGH

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, B174 of No 84 Sqn, which was last seen near Mézières-sur-Oise and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

02-Apr

Lt

CANN, PERCY REGINALD

He died of wounds received on 1 Apr 1918, whilst flying Camel, D1811 of  No 65 Sqn, which was last seen over Moreuil and is buried in  St Sever Cemetery, Rouen.

02-Apr

Lt

CHRISTIE, DAVID

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, C4604 of No 4 (Auxiliary) School of Aerial Gunnery, which dived into the ground after side-slipping in a turn following a stall on take off and is buried in Glasgow Southern Necropolis (Central Division).

02-Apr

2 Lt

CHRISTIE, EDGAR WATCHORN

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, B8236 of No 60 Sqn, which is believed to have gone down in flames and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

02-Apr

2 Lt

CRITCHLEY, ROLAND

He was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, A7286 of No 22 Sqn, which was last seen going down in flames and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

02-Apr

Lt

JONES, EVAN DAVIES

A member of No 2 Sqn, he was killed in action whilst attached to No 10 Sqn flying FK8, C3522,which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Lijssenhoek Military Cemetery.

02-Apr

2 Lt

KNOWLES, ARTHUR RALPH

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, C4862 of No 11 Sqn, which was last seen diving on an enemy aircraft and is buried in Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt.

02-Apr

Lt

MATTHEWS, ERNEST ALAN

He was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C4862 of No 11 Sqn, which was last seen diving on an enemy aircraft and is buried in Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt.

02-Apr

Lt

MOORE, JACK GREVILLE

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying Camel, D6470 of No 81 Sqn, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

02-Apr

Lt

NUNN, FREDERICK ARTHUR WILLIAM

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D1780 of No 65 Sqn, which is believed to have dived vertically into the ground near Fresnoy and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

02-Apr

Capt

PATERSON, GEORGE IRVING

He was killed in action whilst flying FK8, C8524 of No 82 Sqn  which was lost on a patrol. he is buried in Hangard Communal Cemetery Extension.

02-Apr

Capt

PATTISON, CHARLES EDWARD

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B5720 of Redcar Air Station, which crashed after flying into telegraph wires and is buried in Edinburgh (New Carlton) Burial Ground.

02-Apr

2 Lt

SMITH, WANSEY

He was killed in action whilst flying FK8, C3522 of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Lijssenhoek Military Cemetery.

02-Apr

Lt

WILLIAMS, FRED

He was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, A7286 of No 22 Sqn, which was last seen going down in flames and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

03-Apr

AM3

ASHWOOD, FRANK (124218)

He was serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) at the School of Technical Training (Halton Camp) and died in the Central Military Hospital, Aylesbury from pneumonia, he is buried in Sittingbourne Cemetery.

03-Apr

2 Lt

BACKHOUSE, ST JOHN SALMON

He was killed whilst flying in an FK8, which failed to return from an operation and is buried in Sofia Cemetery.

03-Apr

Lt

JONES, ERNEST DAVID

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, A3868 of No 52 Sqn, which failed to return from a bombing raid and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

03-Apr

Lt

MITCHELL, JOHN

He died of wounds sustained on 26 March 1918 whilst flying in a DH4 of No 25 Sqn.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

03-Apr

2 Lt

MORTIMER, ERNEST GEORGE SMITH

He was killed whilst flying SPAD XIII, B6881 of No 23 Sqn in an accident and is buried in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension.

03-Apr

2 Lt

NEWTON, ROBERT FRANCIS

He was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, A3868 of No 52 Sqn, which failed to return from a bombing raid and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

03-Apr

Lt

RUSSELL, WILLIAM

He was killed in a flying accident whilst serving at No 1 ASD and is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

03-Apr

2 Lt

SALMON-BACKHOUSE, ST. JOHN

He was killed in aerial combat whilst flying an FK8 of No 17 Sqn in Salonika and is buried in Sofia War Cemetery.

03-Apr

Lt

STILL, GEORGE

He was killed in aerial combat whilst flying in a FK8 of No 17 Sqn in Salonika and is buried in Sofia War Cemetery.

03-Apr

2 Lt

WOLLASTON, JOHN DUDLEY

He was killed whilst flying Camel B7340 of No 72 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground at Beverley and is buried in Sale Cemetery.

04-Apr

Lt

BURTON, ERNEST WILFRED

He member of the Australian Flying Corps, he collided in mid-air with Camel, B7338 of No 36 Training Sqn being flown by Lt Payne at Montrose, both aircraft falling to the ground.  He is buried in Castleton (St Edmund) Churchyard.

04-Apr

Lt

CHANT, EARLE MARIAN

He died from wounds sustained on 25 March 1918 whilst flying RE8, B8860 of No 16 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Cambrai East Military Cemetery.

04-Apr

2 Lt

DIXON, HARRY

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B7465 of No 1 School of Aerial Fighting, Ayr after he lost control in a dive and crashed, he is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

04-Apr

Pte 1

DRAY, HERBERT WALTER (214424)

He died in 154 CCS, St Omer from injuries sustained on 31 March 1918 whilst flying as the aerial gunner in DH9, B7622 of No 206 Sqn and is buried in Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery.

04-Apr

2 Lt

DUNLOP, HUGH STEWART ARCHER

He was pupil at No 5 Training Depot Station being instructed by 2 Lt H G Tucker, when their machine (RE8, B5133) nose dived into the ground.  He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery.

04-Apr

2 Lt

HOMAN, HENRY BIORN

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B5226 of No 66 Sqn, which crashed on take off after the engine was choked and is buried in Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension.

04-Apr

Cdt

JENNINGS, CLARENCE JOHN (152677)

He died from injuries sustained in a flying accident on 26 March whilst serving with the 43rd Wing (Texas, USA) and is buried Toronto (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery.

04-Apr

Lt

KENNEDY, JAMES GILBERT

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6552 of No 65 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

04-Apr

Sgt

MITCHELL, SAMUEL JAMES (11680) AFM

He died in 3 Canadian CCS from injuries (burns) sustained whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C794 of No 2 ASD and is buried in St Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frevent.

04-Apr

Lt

PAYNE, ARTHUR ARNOLD

He collided in mid-air with Pup, B7529 of No 36 Training Sqn, flown by Lt Burton at Montrose, both aircraft falling to the ground.  He is buried in Castleton (St Edmund) Churchyard.

04-Apr

2 Lt

ROEBUCK, LEONARD

He was killed whilst flying FE2b, A5508 of No 38 Sqn, which side-slipped and dived into the ground from turn, he is buried in Huddersfield (Almondbury) Cemetery.

04-Apr

2 Lt

SWAIN, CLIFFORD MAXWELL

He was killed in an accident whilst flying RE8, B5063 of No 52 Sqn and is buried in Picquigny British Cemetery.

04-Apr

Lt

SWAINE, SYDNEY W.

He was killed in an accident whilst flying in RE8, B5063 of No 52 Sqn and is buried in Picquigny British Cemetery.

04-Apr

Lt

TUCKER, HAROLD GEORGE

He was an instructor at No 5 Training Depot Station and he was instructing 2 Lt H S A Dunlop, when their machine (RE8, B5133) nose dived into the ground.  He is buried in Dartford (Watling Street) Cemetery.

04-Apr

2AM

WILTSHIRE, THOMAS BERNARD (87118)

He was serving as a Wireless Operator with No 35 Sqn and was killed in action, but whether in the air or on the ground is not known, he is buried in Gentelles Communal Cemetery.

05-Apr

2 Lt

COLLINS, LESLIE ERNEST

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying FE2b, A844 of No 100 Sqn and is buried in Fere-Champenoise French National Cemetery.

05-Apr

2 Lt

FORD, NORMAN

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in FE2b, A844 of No 100 Sqn and is buried in Fere-Champenoise French National Cemetery.

05-Apr

2 Lt

LAKE, HAROLD CALDECOTT

He was killed whilst flying FBA Type B, N2690 of No 209 Training Depot Station, when he was thrown out the aircraft and is buried in or was cremated at Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium.

05-Apr

2AM

MASON, FRANCIS WILLIAM (405934)

He was serving as a Driver with No 1 School of Balloon Instruction and died in the War Hospital, Shrewsbury from cancer, he is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery.

05-Apr

2 Lt

MORTON, MATTHEW CHARLES

He was killed whilst flying RE8, D4961 of the Artillery and Infantry Co-operation School, which failed to recover from a spin and burst into flames and is buried in Ripon Cemetery.

05-Apr

Lt

STEVENSON, ALAN MCDONALD

He was killed whilst flying an Avro 504 of the School of Air Fighting (Egypt), which collided with another Avro and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

05-Apr

Lt

STURGESS, GEORGE MINSHALL

He was killed flying a RE8 of No 57 Training Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land in a heavy wind that had unexpectedly developed and is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

06-Apr

2 Lt

BARTLETT, GUY GEORGE

He was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C4864 of No No 48 Sqn, which last seen over the lines at Villers Brettoneux and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

06-Apr

2 Lt

BELL, BENEDICT GODFREY ALLEN

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, C4864 of No 48 Sqn, which was last near Villers-Brettonveux and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

06-Apr

2 Lt

BLAIR, THOMAS FINKALL

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B8673 of No 5 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground and is buried in Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery.

06-Apr

Sgt

BROADFOOT, CHARLES (21083)

He died whilst serving as a Disciplinarian at the Recruits Depot and is buried in Kingston-upon-Thames Cemetery.  His service records have not yet been located.

06-Apr

Lt

CARTMEL, GEORGE MUSGROVE

Originally reported missing whilst flying DH4, A7620 of No 205 Sqn, he was confirmed as killed in action on 13 Jun 1918.  He is buried in Millencourt Communal Cemetery Extension.

06-Apr

2 Lt

GILLESPIE, DOUGLAS VICTOR

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, C8252 of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a escort sortie and is buried in Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery.

06-Apr

2 Lt

GILLETT, HOWARD RAYMOND

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B5688 of the Manston War School, cause unknown and is buried in Hampstead Cemetery.

06-Apr

2 Lt

HILTON, ROBERT

He was killed flying as the observer in RE8, C4570 of No 13 Sqn during a photographic recce sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

06-Apr

2AM

HUNT, WILLIAM EDWARD (218121)

He was serving as a Rigger (Aero) at Crystal Palace Depot and died in Horwood Cottage Hospital from acute consumption, he is buried in Hanwell Cemetery.

06-Apr

Lt

JEWELL, JOHN BELMONT

He was killed whilst flying Camel, C1684 of No 86 Sqn, which failed to recover from an intentional spin and is buried in Ruislip (St Martin) Churchyard Extension.

06-Apr

Pte 1

LANE, ALEXANDER JAMES (215788)

He was killed in action whilst flying as the aerial gunner in DH4, A7620 of No 205 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Millencourt Communal Cemetery Extension.

06-Apr

Lt

LEWIS, HENRY STEWART

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, C8247 of No 43 Sqn, which was seen to go down under control and is buried in Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension.  GWGC shows him being killed in 16 Apr 1918.

06-Apr

Lt

MATHER, EDWARD

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, C8281 of No 43 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is buried in St Souplet British Cemetery.

06-Apr

Lt

PAYNE, SYDNEY THOMAS

He was killed flying RE8, C4570 of No 13 Sqn during a photographic recce sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

06-Apr

Capt

SMITH, SYDNEY PHILIP

He was killed in action whilst leading a patrol in Camel, D6491 of  No 46 Sqn in aerial combat with a formation led by Baron von Richthofen and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

06-Apr

Lt

SNEATH, WILFRED HARRY

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel,  B7187 of No 208 Sqn, which was seen to go down in flames during a combat and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

07-Apr

2 Lt

BOOTH, EDWARD BORGFELDT

He was serving with No 3 Training Depot Station when he spun into the ground at Chattis Hill whilst flying Camel, B7365 of No 43 Training Sqn, he is buried in Toronto (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery.

07-Apr

2 Lt

CRAIGIE, VICTOR RALEIGH

He was flying Pup, B5269 of No 92 Sqn near Chichester when he was in collision with Avro 504, B986 of the same unit, containing 2 Lt N H England and 2 Lt C Hackman.  He is buried in Oving (St Andrew) Churchyard Extension.

07-Apr

Capt

ENGLAND, NORMAN HERBERT

He was flying Avro 504, B986 of No 92 Sqn, with 2 Lt C Hackman near Chichester when he was in collision with Pup, B5369 of the same unit flown by 2 Lt V R Craigie.  He is buried in Oving (St Andrew) Churchyard Extension.

07-Apr

Capt

EYDEN, HERBERT MC

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in RE8, A3779 of No 21 Sqn and is buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery.

07-Apr

Cdt

FOURNIER, LUDGER L. (154484)

He died, cause unknown and is buried in Toronto (Mount Hope) Cemetery.

07-Apr

2 Lt

HACKMAN, CLIFFORD

He was flying Avro 504, B986 of No 92 Sqn, with 2 Lt C Hackman near Chichester when he was in collision with Pup, B5369 of the same unit flown by 2 Lt V R Craigie.  He is buried in Winchcombe (Greet Road) Cemetery.

07-Apr

Sgt

INGHAM, FREDERICK (22783)

He was killed in an accident whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with No 102 Sqn on the Western Front and is buried in Izsl-les-Hameau Communal Cemetery.

07-Apr

Lt

KNIGHT, GEORGE BERTRAM

He died from injuries sustained on 21 March 1918 whilst flying RE8, B841 of No 53 Sqn and is buried in St Sever Cemetery, Rouen.

07-Apr

Cdt

LAWRIE, IAN GRAY (154579)

He died in the Base Hospital, Toronto from pneumonia whilst undergoing training in Canada and is buried in Toronto (St John's Norway) Cemetery.

07-Apr

Sgt

MEAKIN, JOHN (13746)

He was serving as a Fitter (General) with No 23 Sqn and died from a shell wound in the buttocks, he is buried in Namps-au-Val British Cemetery.

07-Apr

2AM

MOFFATT, ALLAN CLYDE (72072)

He died from pneumonia in the Base Hospital, Toronto whilst serving in Canada and is buried in Carleton Place United Cemeteries.

07-Apr

Capt

MOORE, GUY BORTHWICK MC

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, C1083 of No 1 Sqn during an offensive patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

07-Apr

2 Lt

NAPIER, JAMES

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, B3423 of No 52 Sqn and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

07-Apr

Lt

NOLAN, PHILIP JOHN NOEL DFC

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, B63 of No 24 Sqn, which was last seen over Moreuil Wood and is buried in Moreuil Communal Cemetery Allied Extension.

07-Apr

2 Lt

SIMPSON, ARTHUR LOWRIE

He was killed whilst flying Dolphin, C8602 of No 81 Sqn, which crashed during a forced landing following an engine failure and buried in Toronto (Prospect) Cemetery.

07-Apr

2 Lt

WALTERS, HERBERT AIDAN

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying RE8, A3779 of No 21 Sqn and is buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery.

07-Apr

Capt

WILLIAMS, FRANK EMLYN MC

He died from severe burns sustained in a fire in his living quarters whilst serving with No 57 Training Sqn and is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

08-Apr

Lt

BALL, FRANK EPHRAIM

He was killed whilst flying Camel, C8207 of No 1 School of Aerial Fighting when he collided with Lt Brooks in B5563 during air firing practice.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire.

08-Apr

Lt

BROOKS, ROBERT ELESMERE

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B5563 of No 1 School of Aerial Fighting when he collided with Lt Ball in C8207 during air firing practice.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire.

08-Apr

2 Lt

BROWNE, HEDLEY GOLDSMITH

He was killed flying DH6, C9345 of No 99 Training Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames after stalling near the ground and is buried in Cirencester Cemetery.

08-Apr

Capt

CUTHBERTSON, GEORGE CHAPMAN

He died from wounds sustained on 1 April 1918 whilst flying Camel, D6529 of No 54 Sqn and is buried in St Sever Cemetery, Rouen.

08-Apr

Lt

DAVIES, NOEL PARRY

He was killed flying BE2e, B4556 of RAF Turnhouse, which stalled and dived into the ground during a cross-country flight and is buried in Sketty (Bethel) Welsh Congregational Chapelyard.

08-Apr

Cpl

HOLT, JOHN DRONSFIELD (9175)

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 8 Sqn on the Western Front and is buried in Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme but his service records have so far not been located.

08-Apr

Cdt

KIRWAN, MILO WILLIAM (152392)

He was killed whilst flying a Curtis JN-4 whilst undergoing training in the USA, he is buried in Fort Worth (Greenwood) Memorial Park.

08-Apr

Lt

STACEY, JOHN RANDOLPH

He was killed flying Dolphin, C3845 of No 81 Sqn, which side-slipped and dived into the ground after stalling in a climbing turn on take off from Hounslow and is buried in Heston (St Leonard) Churchyard.

08-Apr

Capt

THOMPSON, ERIC BARTON

Killed in a flying accident whilst serving with 'G' Sqn in the Aegean and is buried in East Mudros Military Cemetery.

09-Apr

Lt

BION, RUPERT EUSTON

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, D3534 of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a bombing sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

09-Apr

2AM

CATO, CHARLES FRANCIS (90119)

He was serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with the Issue Section, No 1 Aircraft Depot and died in 39 Stationary Hospital from pneumonia, he is buried in Aire Communal Cemetery.

09-Apr

3AM

COULBECK, WILFRED CHAPMAN (51460)

He died in 6 CCS from gun shot wounds whilst serving as a Labourer with No 42 Kite Balloon Section and is buried Chocques Military Cemetery.

09-Apr

Boy

GILLETT, P A P (157649)

He died whilst training at the School of Technical Training, Halton in the Military Hospital, Aylesbury and is buried in Tring Cemetery.

09-Apr

Sgt

LAWS, HENRY JOHN (205221)

He was died, cause unknown, whilst serving as an Electrician with No 1 Balloon Training Depot (Roehampton) and is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery.

09-Apr

2AM

MASON, ALBERT WILLIAM (33107)

He was killed in action whilst serving as a Driver with No 20 Balloon Company and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

09-Apr

Pvt

SNEDDON, JOHN (105846)

He died from wounds sustained whilst serving as a Labourer with No 4 Balloon Company, 1st Wing and is buried in Outtersteenene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul.

10-Apr

2 Lt

BANNISTER, QUINTIN WOLSTENHOLME

He was killed whilst flying DH9, C6189 of No 99 Training Sqn which spun into the ground whilst turning at low level and is buried in Toronto (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery.

10-Apr

2 Lt

DUERDEN, GEORGE

He died from injuries sustained on 9 April 1918 whilst flying Camel, C8265 of No 65 Sqn and is buried in Picquigny British Cemetery.

10-Apr

Lt

GEIDT, CHARLES UPPLEBY

He was killed whilst flying DH6, C1971 of No 193 Training Sqn, which crashed when he lost control but the cause is unknown and is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

10-Apr

1AM

HAINES, CHARLES SEYMOUR (11015)

He died from wounds sustained whilst serving as a Wireless Operator on detachment to 254 Siege Battery, RFA from No 4 Sqn and is buried in Aire Communal Cemetery.  His RAF service records have not yet been located.

10-Apr

2 Lt

HOLTHOUSE, ARTHUR REGINALD

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, B5099 of No 42 Sqn, which failed to return from an artillery observation and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

10-Apr

2 Lt

KIDD, EDWARD JOHN C

He was killed whilst flying in DH9, C6189 of No 99 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground whilst turning at low level and is buried in Addingham (St Peter) Churchyard

10-Apr

Lt

McKERRELL, WILLIAM ARCHIBALD STRUTHERS

He died from wounds (machine gun fire from the ground) sustained whilst flying in an RE8 of No 4 Sqn and is buried in Chocques Military Cemetery.

10-Apr

2 Lt

SHOOTER, JOHN HAROLD MC

He was killed in action whilst flying FK8, D5011 of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter, he is buried in Longueau British Cemetery.

10-Apr

2 Lt

SMITH, DONALD GRAHAM

He was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, B5099 of No 42 Sqn, which failed to return from an artillery observation and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

10-Apr

2 Lt

STEELE, THOMAS LANCASTER MC

He was killed whilst flying Nieuport 17, B3594 of No 111 Sqn, which was brought down by enemy fighters near Nablus.  He is commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial.

10-Apr

2 Lt

STODDART, GEORGE BENJAMIN JOHNSTONE

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying Camel, C8286 of No 65 Sqn and is buried in Picquigny British Cemetery.

10-Apr

Lt

TURNER, GEORGE JAMES

He was killed whilst flying a RE8 of No 14 Sqn, which spun into the ground and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

10-Apr

3AM

WEBBER, ARTHUR HAROLD (153520)

He was killed whilst flying in Curtis JN-4, C669 in the USA, which failed to recover from a loop and is buried in Cadillac Maple Hill Cemetery.

10-Apr

Cpl

WINALL, ARTHUR HENRY (5739)

He died in 58 CCS from gun shot wounds to the chest wounds sustained whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 42 Sqn and is buried in Lillers Communal Cemetery.

11-Apr

Lt

BUTLER, J ORMONDE

He died from wounds as a PoW from injuries sustained on 24 March 1918, whilst flying Camel, B5437 of No 3 Sqn, which was lost on a solo bombing sortie.  He is buried in Mons (Bergen) Communal Cemetery.

11-Apr

Lt

CRAIG, JAMES

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, B8890 of No 53 Sqn, which caught fire in the air and is buried in Meteren  Military Cemetery.

11-Apr

Capt

CRAWFORD, KELVIN

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, C5445 of No 60 Sqn, which was last seen over Burguoy and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

11-Apr

Lt

HUGHES, HAROLD

He was killed whilst flying RE8, A3792 of No 7 Sqn, which side-slipped into the ground during a flat turn, causing the bomb load to explode and is buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery.

11-Apr

2 Lt

JANES, CHARLES WILLIAM

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B9210 of No 2 (Aux) School of Air Gunnery, which crashed onto submerged rocks during gunnery practice after control was lost and is buried in Abney Park Cemetery.

11-Apr

Capt

JONES, TOM BRIGHT

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, B6522 of No 16 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy aircraft and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

11-Apr

Lt

KING, VERNON

A Royal Marine officer attached to the RFC/RAF as an observer, he was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, B6522 of No 16 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy aircraft and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

11-Apr

Lt

KING, WILLIAM HUGH

He was killed whilst flying in RE8, A3792 of No 7 Sqn, which side-slipped into the ground during a flat turn, causing the bomb load to explode and is buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery.

11-Apr

Capt

MacRAE, JOHN NIGEL

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying FE2b, A5781 of No 83 Sqn and is buried in Lapugnoy Military Cemetery.

11-Apr

Lt

SMITH, SIDNEY

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B7277 of No 203 Sqn, which was last seen in combat with five enemy aircraft near Neuve Eglise and is buried in Outtersteenene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul.

11-Apr

Chf Mech

WESTWOOD, ARTHUR (3646)

A Fitter (General), he was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in FE2b, A5781 of No 83 Sqn and is buried in Lapugnoy Military Cemetery.

12-Apr

Capt

ALLAN, JOHN ROY 

He was drowned when  O/400, 1462 of No 215 Sqn came down in the North Sea off Ostend on its return from a raid on Zeebrugge and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

12-Apr

2AM

ARMOUR, THOMAS ELLIOT (24491)

He was whilst serving as a Fitter (General) at the Engine Repair Shops and died in 10 General Hospital from pneumonia and heart failure, he is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

12-Apr

Lt

ARNOT, ARTHUR ALISON McDONALD MC

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B5580 of No 3 Sqn, which was last seen near Aveluy Wood and is buried in Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart.

12-Apr

Lt

BOYD, ROBERT HUTTON

He was killed in action whilst flying as the observer in RE8, B7691 of No 5 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

12-Apr

2 Lt

DILLON, EDWARD JOSEPH MM

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in Avro 504, C581 of No 7 Training Depot Station, which failed to recover from a spin or dive and is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

12-Apr

2 Lt

GREATWOOD, FREDERICK STREETER

He was accidentally drowned after crashing in Pup, B5312 of No 65 Training Sqn into the sea and is buried in Dover (St James's) Cemetery.

12-Apr

2 Lt

HIELD, WILLIAM CECIL

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in Avro 504, C581 of No 7 Training Depot Station, which failed to recover from a spin or dive and is buried in Chapel Allerton (St Matthew) Old Churchyard.

12-Apr

Lt

KORSLUND, MILS FRANKLIN

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D1850 of No 73 Sqn, which was last seen near Vielle Chapelle and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

12-Apr

Capt

MACLEAN, ALEXANDER MURCHISON

He was killed in action whilst flying FK8, B271 of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

12-Apr

Lt

MacNAIR, IAN

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, C1559 of No 54 Sqn, which was last seen under control near Estaires and in commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

12-Apr

Lt

MOGRIDGE, LEWIS

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, B7691 of No 5 Sqn and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

12-Apr

2 Lt

MURRAY, GORDON LAUTRE

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B5154 of No 80 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial

12-Apr

2 Lt

OWEN-HOLDSWORTH, JAMES PHILIP MC

He was killed in action whilst flying in FE2b, A5728 of No 101 Sqn during a night bombing raid and is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens.

12-Apr

Lt

PELL, WILLARD AUGUSTUS

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, C1699 of No 80 Sqn, which was last seen in combat over Paradis and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial

12-Apr

Lt

RAMSDEN, SAMUEL

He died of his wounds sustained whilst flying in an RE8 of No 4 Sqn, which was hit by AA fire and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

12-Apr

Lt

ROBINSON, RALPH

He was killed in an accident whilst flying DH9, B7617 of No 206 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

12-Apr

2 Lt

TERRY, ERIC CHARLES

He was killed whilst flying BE2e of No 16 Training Sqn, which crashed following a loop and is buried in Yatesbury (All Saints) Churchyard.

12-Apr

2 Lt

WESTHOFEN, PHILIP CHARLES

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, A4692 of No 4 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

12-Apr

3AM

WINTER, AUGUSTUS (113610)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Photographer at the School of Photography and is buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.

12-Apr

Lt

WRIGHT, FRANCIS BEATTIE

He was killed in action whilst flying in FK8, B271 of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

13-Apr

Capt

AGAR, EGAN ZINKAN

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6461 of No 54 Sqn and is buried in Merville Communal Cemetery Extension.

13-Apr

2 Lt

DENISON, JOHN

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D3347 of No 203 Sqn during a special mission and is buried in Pernes British Cemetery.

13-Apr

Lt

GREENWOOD , LEONARD ASPINALL

He died from wounds sustained on 12 April 1918 whilst flying Camel, D6514 of No 43 Sqn and is buried in St Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frevent.

13-Apr

2AM

HUDSON, VALENTINE HENRY (225266)

He is presumed to have drowned whilst on patrol, as a Wireless Operator, over the English Channel in Airship SSZ15 from Mullion Airship Station, which came down in the sea off Exmouth and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

13-Apr

2AM

JACKSON, GEORGE FREDERICK (40168)

He was serving as an Instrument Repairer at the Northern Area Repair Depot and died in the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield from pneumonia, he is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

13-Apr

1AM

JAMES, ROY THORNICROFT (207704)

A Tinsmith, he is presumed to have drowned whilst on patrol over the English Channel in Airship SSZ15 from Mullion Airship Station, which came down in the sea off Exmouth and is buried in Brixham (St Mary) Churchyard.

13-Apr

2 Lt

LEFEBVRE, RENE HECTOR

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B5410 of No 66 Sqn and is buried in Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension.

13-Apr

2 Lt

MEREDITH, EDWARD MERCER

He was killed whilst flying a RE8 of No 21 Sqn and is buried in Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery.

13-Apr

Lt

PARKINSON, GEORGE ROBERT JOHN

He is presumed to have drowned whilst on patrol over the English Channel in Airship SSZ15 from Mullion Airship Station, which came down in the sea off Exmouth and is buried in Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

13-Apr

2 Lt

PASHBY, FRANK EDWIN

He died of wounds sustained the previous day whilst flying in RE8, A3931 of No 53 Sqn, when he was hit by machine gun fire from the ground and is buried in Lijssenhoek Military Cemetery.

13-Apr

3AM

SNOOK, SYDNEY JAMES (85674)

He died in 12 Stationary Hospital from a compound fracture of the skull sustained in an accident whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 79 Sqn and is buried in St Pol British Cemetery, St Pol-sur-Ternoise.

14-Apr

2 Lt

ANDREWS, JOHN ALFRED RAYMOND 

He was killed whilst flying RE8, C4561 of No 4 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after take off, he is buried in Aire Communal Cemetery.

14-Apr

2AM

COLLIP, FRANK ALFRED (29627)

He had served with the 51st (Kite Balloon) Section as a Carpenter but had been discharged on 1 Aug 1917 on medical grounds.  The cause of his death is not currently known but he is buried in Hounslow Cemetery.

14-Apr

3AM

DONACHIE, JAMES (87550)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Machinist with No 4 Aircraft Depot and is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis.

14-Apr

Lt

DOUGHTY, ALBERT EDWARD

He was killed whilst flying RE8, C4561 of No 4 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off and is buried in Aire Communal Cemetery.

14-Apr

2 Lt

HEYES, AUSTIN EDWARD

He died of his wounds (burns) sustained the previous day whilst flying in a RE8 of No 21 Sqn and is buried in Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery.  The pilot, 2 Lt Meredith, was also killed.

14-Apr

Lt

JONES, BENEDICT HARRY MERVILL

He was killed whilst test flying Bristol F2B, B1308 of the Armament Experimental Station, which spun into the ground after stalling in a turn and is buried in Orford (St Bartholomew) Churchyard.

14-Apr

2AM

MOORE, GEORGE JOHN (29913)

He was serving with No 74 Sqn and died from appendicitis, he is buried Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.

14-Apr

1AM

NICHOLS, FREDERICK JOSEPH (7398)

He was a Wireless Operator with No 2 Sqn and died from wounds sustained on 13 Mar 1918 whilst attached to 79 Siege Battery, RGA and is buried in  Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

14-Apr

AM1

PALMER, HAROLD (26489)

A Rigger (Aero), he was killed whilst test flying Bristol F2B, B1308 of the Armament Experimental Station, which spun into the ground after stalling in a turn and is buried in Kettering (London Road) Cemetery.

14-Apr

2 Lt

WALKER, FRANK FREDERICK

Died of his wounds (gun shot wounds to the chest) sustained on 1 April 1918 whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C4707 of  No 48 Sqn and is buried in St Sever Cemetery, Rouen.

15-Apr

Sgt

BELDING, SYDNEY

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, C4808 of No 22 Sqn, when the aircraft was accidentally hit by Portuguese artillery and is buried in Haverskerque British Cemetery.

15-Apr

2AM

BROWN, ROBERT [McCULLOCH] (403389)

He was a Wireless Operator with No 5 Sqn and died from wounds sustained whilst attached to 79 Siege Battery, RGA, he is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

15-Apr

Lt

ELLIOTT, DUNCAN

He was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, C4557 of No 4 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

15-Apr

Sgt

GROVES, EDWARD MAURICE (41206)

He was serving as a Clerk (General) at HQ Training Depot but died at home, 48 Mount Street, Streatham from pneumonia and is buried in/or was cremated at West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium.

15-Apr

2 Lt

KNIGHT, JAMES BURGHLEIGH CAXTON

He was killed whilst flying a Nieuport of the School of Air Fighting (Egypt), which dived into the ground after stalling in a turn and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

15-Apr

2 Lt

NAYLOR, WILSON

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, C4557 of No 4 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

15-Apr

Cdt

PELTON, ROY EDGAR (153779)

He died from thrombosis cavernous sinus whilst undergoing training in Canada and is buried in Vancouver (Mountain View) Cemetery.

15-Apr

Boy

REYNOLDS, ALBERT EDWARD ROBERT (156478

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving at No 1 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping and is buried in Colchester Cemetery.

15-Apr

Lt

TRAUNWEISER, GEORGE NOBLE

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, C4808 of No 22 Sqn and is buried in Haverskerque British Cemetery.

16-Apr

Lt

BALFOUR, BERNARD

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D1799 of No 65 Sqn, which was hit by AA fire near Douart and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

16-Apr

2 Lt

ST JOHN MILDMAY, BOUVERIE WALTER

He was killed whilst flying Camel, D1782 of No 70 Sqn and is buried in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension.

16-Apr

Clk 3

WARREN, FREDERICK JOHN (244331)

He was serving as a Storeman at the Airship Wing, Polegate and died from meningitis, he is buried in Manor Park Cemetery.

17-Apr

Lt

AITCHISON, DOUGLAS JAMES 

Serving with No 14 Sqn as an Observer, he was injured in an aircraft accident in Palestine.  Invalided back to the UK he died from septic anaemia and is buried in Camberwell Old Cemetery.

17-Apr

Lt

BETTS, CONRAD CORYTON

He was killed whilst flying in DH4, B9485 of "G" Sqn, which spun into the aerodrome as it attempted to return following an engine problem and is buried in East Mudros Military Cemetery.

17-Apr

Cdt

BONYNGE, EDWARD BESSERER (74993)

He was killed whilst flying a Curtis JN-4 at Beansville in Canada and is buried in Asbury First Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

17-Apr

2 Lt

CHEERS, DONALD HERIOT ANSON

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying Avro 504J, B4206 0f No 2 Training Depot Station, which crashed after stalling during a flat turn and is buried in Edinburgh (Comely Bank) Cemetery.

17-Apr

2 Lt

COOMBE, ALFRED STANLEY NAYLOR

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, B5048 of No 7 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

17-Apr

3AM

DEVINE, PATRICK MARTIN (21710)

He died from wounds sustained whilst serving in No 29 Kite Balloon Section and is buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery.  His service records have not yet been located.

17-Apr

2 Lt

HARGRAVE, WILLIAM GEORGE

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B6342 of  No 28 Sqn, which was seen to go down following combat with enemy aircraft and is buried in Dueville Communal Cemetery Extension.

17-Apr

2 Lt

HOWE, THOMAS SYDNEY CURZON MC

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6583 of No 54 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

17-Apr

2 Lt

LIDDELL, MATTHEW HENRY GOLDIE

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D1848 of No 54 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

17-Apr

Lt

LLOYD, COLIN CORDEN

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D1837 of No 54 Sqn, which was last seen over Bailleul on a low level patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

17-Apr

Lt

PALMER, BRYAN BARRINGTON

He was killed whilst flying Camel, N6781 from HMS Pegasus, which spun into the ground after control was lost during aerobatics.  He is buried in Bushey (St James) Churchyard.

17-Apr

3AM

PEARCE, IVOR IDRIS (101784)

He was serving or under training at the Recruit Depot, when he died in the Military Isolation Hospital, Aldershot from Otitis Media and Cerebella Abrun [sic], he is buried in Penarth Cemetery.

17-Apr

Lt

SWORDER, NORMAN

He died from wounds sustained the previous day whilst flying in RE8, C2274 of No 5 Sqn, which was brought down in combat and is buried in La Targette British Cemetery, Neuville-St Vaast.

17-Apr

2 Lt

TAYLOR, JOSEPH HUGH

He was killed whilst flying DH4, B9485 of "G" Sqn, which dived into the ground from a flat turn following an engine failure on take off and is buried in East Mudros Military Cemetery.

17-Apr

Lt

WRIGHT, STEPHEN SYDNEY

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, B5048 of No 7 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

18-Apr

Clk 2

ARRAND, LEONARD (61344)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving at a Storeman at the Recruits Depot and is buried in Darwen Cemetery.

18-Apr

Lt

BROOMHALL, OSCAR ARTHUR

He died from wounds sustained the previous day whilst flying in RE8, B830 of No 4 Sqn, when it was hit by machine gun fire and is buried in Ebblinghem Military Cemetery.

18-Apr

2 Lt

HARKER, EDWARD KEITH

He died from wounds (bullet wound in the abdomen from ground fire) sustained on 16 April 1918 whilst flying in a FK8 of No 10 Sqn and is buried in Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery.

18-Apr

Lt

McFARLANE, DONALD MCINTYRE

He was killed whilst flying a BE2e of the School of Air Fighting (Egypt), which crashed in the desert near the aerodrome after catching fire in the air and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

18-Apr

Capt

SMITH, RALPH EUSTACE

He was killed whilst flying as an observer in FE2b, A6408 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed during a bombing raid and is buried in Longueau British Cemetery.

19-Apr

Lt

LEITH, SYDNEY ANGUS

He was killed whilst flying RE8, C2373 of No 38 Sqn, which spun into the ground and is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

19-Apr

3AM

RYDER, REGINALD ALFRED (58063)

He was a Wireless Operator with No 53 Sqn, attached to HQ, 162nd Bde. and died from wounds, being buried in Lijssenhoek Military Cemetery.

19-Apr

2AM

TRESTRAIL, JOHN MICHAEL (101952)

He was serving as a Fitter (General) with No 52 Training Sqn and died in the Military Hospital, Caterick from spinal meningitis, he buried in the Redruth (St Uny) Churchyard Extension.

20-Apr

2 Lt

BARRADELL, HARRY LESLIE

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B4067 of No 20 Training Sqn, which crashed after stalling in a turn and is buried in King's Norton (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

20-Apr

Lt

BRABROOK, EDWARD JOHN

He died of wounds sustained on 1 April 1918 whilst flying FK8, C3684 of No 8 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy aircraft and is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

20-Apr

2 Lt

COLQUHOUN, ARCHIBALD STEWART

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying Dolphin, D5201 of No 79 Sqn and is buried in St Pol British Cemetery, St Pol-Sur-Ternoise.

20-Apr

Lt

GOWSELL, LEONARD

He was killed in action whilst flying a RE8 of No 4 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

20-Apr

2 Lt

LATHAM, JOHN HOWARD VINCEN

He was killed whilst flying FK8, B5816 of No 50 Training Sqn, which dived into the ground after stalling in a turn and is buried in Grimsargh (St Michael) Churchyard.

20-Apr

2 Lt

LIDDELL, JOHN GILLESPIE

He was killed whilst flying DH6, A9751 of No 1 Training Depot Station, which crashed while descending to land and is buried in Falkirk Cemetery

20-Apr

Maj

RAYMOND-BARKER, RICHARD (DICK) MC

He was the officer commanding No 3 Sqn and was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6439, he is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

20-Apr

Capt

REECE, FREDERICK BENNETT

He died of injuries sustained flying RE8, D4693 of No 4 Sqn during a practice flight and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

20-Apr

Maj

ROWDEN, CUTHBERT ROGER MC

He was serving as the officer commanding No 78 Sqn and was killed in a flying accident whilst flying Camel, C6717, which dived into the ground from a steep bank at low level and is buried in  Rottingdean (St Margaret) Churchyard.

20-Apr

2 Lt

ROYDS, THOMAS ALINGTON

He was killed in an accident whilst flying RE8, A3634 of No 59 Sqn and is buried in Toutencourt Communal Cemetery.

20-Apr

Capt

TATTON, ERIC HUDSON

He was serving as a Flight Commander with No 84 Sqn and was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, D270 when he was hit by AA fire and is buried in Picquigny British Cemetery.

20-Apr

Sgt

WILLS, THOMAS JAMES (11483)

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, D5578 of No 49 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery.

21-Apr

2 Lt

BAWLE, DAVID LELAND

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B3795 of No 203 Sqn and is buried in Aire Communal Cemetery.

21-Apr

Pvt 1

BROOKER, THOMAS EDWARD (26519)

He was serving as a Labourer at No 2 Aircraft Supply Depot and died from an extensive carbuncle in this neck, he is buried at Etaples Military Cemetery.

21-Apr

2 Lt

CLAYTON, JOHN ALFRED

He was killed flying in Avro 504A,  A2636 of No 72 Training Sqn which collided near Beverley with 504J, D194 of the same unit during an air fighting practice and is buried in Dawley Magna (Holt Trinity) Churchyard.

21-Apr

2 Lt

DINGWALL, JOHN DAVID

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH4, A8078 of No 25 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a bombing raid and is buried in Aire Communal Cemetery.

21-Apr

2 Lt

EVANS, GRIFFITH WILLIAM

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, C554 of No 11 Training Sqn, which crashed from a steep turn whilst attempting to regain the airfield after an engine failure and is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

21-Apr

2 Lt

GASTER, PERCY STUART

He was killed whilst flying Camel, C6 of No 18 Training Sqn, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Camberwell Old Cemetery.

21-Apr

Lt

HOWELL, EVAN IDRES

He was killed flying in Avro 504J, D194 of No 72 Training Sqn which collided near Beverley with 504A,  A2636 of the same unit during an air fighting practice and is buried in Pontypridd (Glyntaff) Cemetery.

21-Apr

Lt

LEWTAS, FRANK GORDON

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, C554 of No 11 Training Sqn, which crashed from a steep turn whilst attempting to regain the airfield after an engine failure and is buried in Wigan Cemetery.

21-Apr

Lt

MARION, ROBERT JAMESON

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B9315 of No 54 Sqn, which was last seen under control over Estaires and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

21-Apr

Lt

MASON, CECIL JOHN

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6569 of No 54 Sqn, which was last seen in combat near Estaires and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

21-Apr

Lt

RIDGWAY, PHILIP AMBROSE FAVARD

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B4064 of No 53 Training Sqn, which following an engine failure, stalled in a turn to avoid houses and dived into ground, he is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

21-Apr

Lt

ROBINSON, HARRY ESTCOURT

He was killed flying in Avro 504A,  A2636 of No 72 Training Sqn which collided near Beverley with 504J, D194 of the same unit during an air fighting practice and is buried in Twickenham Cemetery.

21-Apr

Lt

STROUD, ERIC HUBERT NOEL

He was killed whilst flying RE8, C5037 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Sanctuary Wood Cemetery.

21-Apr

2 Lt

TOWNSON, HERBERT JOHNSTON

He was killed whilst flying FE2b, B453 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a bombing raid and is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

21-Apr

Capt

WHITE, CECIL GODFREY MC

He was killed whilst flying in RE8, C5037 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Sanctuary Wood Cemetery.

21-Apr

Lt

WHITMILL, GEORGE HARRIS

He was killed whilst flying DH4, D1754 of No 202 Sqn, which crashed during a practice flight and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

21-Apr

Lt

WINTON, HAROLD BARKLEY

He was killed in an accident whilst flying SE5A, D280 of No 1 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

22-Apr

2 Lt

ALLAN, RAMSAY 

He died from wounds sustained in action whilst flying in FK8, D5005 of No 2 Sqn, which crashed on landing after being hit by AA fire and is buried in Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery Extension.

22-Apr

Sgt

BEADLE, WILLIAM JAMES (986)

He is presumed to have drowned whilst flying 1½ Strutter, A8231 of No 1 (Obs) School of Air Gunnery, which dived out of cloud and into the sea after it lost its tail and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

22-Apr

Lt

BEGBIE, SYDNEY CLAUDE HAMILTON

He died of wounds sustained the previous day whilst flying SE5A, S281 of No 74 Sqn, which crashed inflames near Armentieres and is buried in Lille Southern Cemetery.

22-Apr

Sgt

BIRTLES, HENRY JOSEPH (100042)

He was killed whilst flying Pup, B5943 of No 28 Training Sqn, which failed to pull out of a dive whilst attacking a ground target and is buried in Odd Rode (All Saints) Churchyard.

22-Apr

2 Lt

BLYTH, WILFRED ERNEST HILL

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying Pup, B5306 of No 89 Sqn, which he apparently flew into the ground at high speed, over-turning on impact, he is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk.

22-Apr

Sgt

BURTON, ALFRED (108852)

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in Bristol F2B, C4810 of No 22 Sqn and is buried in Aire Communal Cemetery.

22-Apr

2 Lt

CRAIG, ROBERT STEWART

He was killed whilst flying RE8, C2255 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed on the aerodrome and is buried in Bac-du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval.

22-Apr

2 Lt

DEACON, ERNEST CECIL WATSON

He was killed by a shot through his head whilst flying as the observer in DH4, B2073 of 27 Sqn during a bombing raid and is buried in Godewaersvelde British Cemetery.

22-Apr

1AM

EASTER, WILLIAM ALFRED CHARLES (235264)

He was serving as a Labourer when he was killed whilst flying in Avro 504J, B8618 of No 2 School of Special Flying, RAF Redcar, which side-slipped and spun into the ground on turning back to the airfield from a climbing turn and is buried in Oxted (St Mary) Churchyard and Extension.

22-Apr

2 Lt

EASTY, WALTER HARRY

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, N6377 of No 201 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

22-Apr

2 Lt

EXLEY, ALFRED TENNYSON

He was killed whilst flying 1½ Strutter, A8231 of No 1 (Obs) School of Air Gunnery, which dived out of cloud and into the sea after it lost its tail and is buried in Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

22-Apr

Capt

HARRISON, NORMAN VICTOR (VINE?)

He was killed whilst flying in DH6, C7215 of No 131 Sqn which dived into the ground at Shawbury due to an unknown reason and is buried in East Sheen Cemetery.

22-Apr

Capt

MAGOR, GERALD ATKINSON

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B6428 of No 201 Sqn, which was last seen in comber near Hangard during an offensive patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

22-Apr

2AM

MARSHALL, HENRY GREVILLE (250180)

He was serving as a Fitter (General) at Tregantle Air Station (H.M.S. "President II") and died in Plymouth Hospital from tuberculosis of the lung, he is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

22-Apr

2 Lt

MILBURN, CYRIL LAWSON Served as MUCKLOW EDWARD GERALD

He was killed in a flying accident whilst night flying BE12, C3240 of No 37 Sqn, which stalled on take off and is buried in Stow Maries (SS. Mary and Margaret) Churchyard.

22-Apr

Capt

MURPHY, HARRY EUSTACE

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, D113 of No 65 Training Sqn, which failed to recover from a dive resulting from a flat spin and is buried in Cork (St Finbarr's) Cemetery.

22-Apr

2 Lt

PRESCOTT, LEWIS WILLIAM

He was killed in action whilst flying SPAD XIII, B6857 of No 23 Sqn, which was last seen flying near Corbie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

22-Apr

2 Lt

PROUDFOOT, CYRIL DALLAS

He was killed whilst flying in RE8, C2255 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed on the aerodrome and is buried in Bac-du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval.

22-Apr

Capt

SAUNDERSON, SAMUEL TREHERNE

He was killed whilst flying in DH6, C7215 of No 131 Sqn which dived into the ground at Shawbury due to an unknown reason and is buried in Shawbury (St Mary) Churchyard.

22-Apr

2 Lt

SHEIL, CHARLES

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying in FK8, D5005 of No 2 Sqn, which crashed on landing after being hit by AA fire and is buried in Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery Extension.

22-Apr

2 Lt

SUTTON, HERBERT LESLIE

He was killed whilst flying FK8, C8511 of No 50 Training Sqn, which dived into the ground from 150 ft after stalling in a turn and is buried in Southport (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

22-Apr

1AM

THORPE, NORMAN HAROLD (71772)

He was serving as Fitter (Engine) with No 43 Wing when he died in the Base Hospital, Toronto from pneumonia and is buried in Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemetery.

22-Apr

2 Lt

WARD, FRANK MARSHALL

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, C4810 of No 22 Sqn, which stalled and crashed on take off, he is buried in Aire Communal Cemetery.

23-Apr

Lt

BLACK, DONALD CURDIE

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying BE2e, B4547 of No 5 Training Depot Station, which spun and dived into the ground due an aileron cable jamming causing a loss of control and is buried in Hampstead Cemetery.

23-Apr

2 Lt

CHAMBERLIN, JOHN BOYD

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B7701 of No 13 Training Sqn, when it crashed on the ranges following the collapse of the wng extensions during a dive and is buried in Mylor (St Mylor) Churchyard.

23-Apr

Lt

FITZROY, WILLIAM HENRY ALFRED (VISCOUNT IPSWICH)

He was killed whilst flying RE8, D4968 of No 17 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground, reason unknown and is buried in Euston (St Genevieve) Churchyard, he qualified as an observer in February 1918.

23-Apr

Lt

HANNA, HAROLD LEANDER

He was killed whilst Camel, C1648 of No 3 Training Depot Station, which dived into the ground, reason unknown and is buried in Tidworth Military Cemetery.

23-Apr

2AM

HOOPER, OLIVER (10234)

He was serving at HQ, 9th Wing as a Batman and was killed in an accident when he shot himself with a revolver, which he was unaware was loaded, he is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

23-Apr

Capt

JUNOR, KENNETH WILLIAM MC

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, C1066 of No 56 Sqn, which was last seen diving on an enemy aircraft and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

23-Apr

1AM

POOL, ERNEST CHARLES

He was serving aboard HMS Iris II and was killed during the Zeebrugge raid, is buried in Nottingham (New Basford) Cemetery.

23-Apr

1AM

REYNOLDS, BERTIE (213766)

He was serving as a Labourer with No 203 Training Depot Station at RAF Manston and was killed when he was struck by a propellor, he is buried in Hanworth (St George) Churchyard.

23-Apr

2 Lt

SALMONS, WILLIAM JOHN MM

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying Avro 504, D113 of No 65 Training Sqn, which failed to recover from a dive resulting from a flat spin and is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

23-Apr

2 Lt

SMUTS, CHARLES LAWTON

He was Killed in a flying accident whilst flying BE2e, B4547 of No 5 Training Depot Station, which spun and dived into the ground due an aileron cable jamming causing a loss of control and is buried in Hampstead Cemetery.

23-Apr

2 Lt

SOUCHOTTE, CHARLES CAMPBELL

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH4, D8406 of No 57 Sqn and is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

23-Apr

Lt

TOWNSEND, WILLIAM HENRY

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying DH4, D8406 of No 57 Sqn during a bombing raid and is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

23-Apr

AM1

WILKINSON, CEDRIC ARNOLD (F26703)

He was serving aboard HMS Iris II and was killed during the Zeebrugge raid, is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery

23-Apr

2 Lt

WYLIE, JAMES RANDOLPH

He was killed whilst flying DH6, B2677 of No 123 Sqn, which dived into the ground and is buried in Urmston Cemetery.

24-Apr

2Lt

ACHURCH, HENRY GRAHAM 

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying FE2b, A5616 of  No 199 (Night) Training Sqn when he flew into high ground, the aircraft bursting into flames.  He is buried in St Neots Cemetery.

24-Apr

Lt

BARRETT, LELAND KELLY WILLSON

He was killed whilst flying FK8, D5024 of No 82 Sqn, which hit trees shortly after take off on an offensive patrol and exploded and is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

24-Apr

2 Lt

BATES, CYRIL MONTAGUE

He was killed whilst flying DH9, D2792 of RAF Cranwell, which crashed after stalling and is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

24-Apr

Lt Col

BROCK, FRANK ARTHUR OBE

He was killed during the Zeebrugge raid and is commemorated on the Zeebrugge Memorial.

24-Apr

Lt

BROWN, CHARLES ALEXANDER

He was killed whilst flying SE5A, C5399 of No 61 Sqn, which broke up when he attempted to pull out a high speed dive and is buried in Edinburgh (Newington, or Echo Bank) Cemetery.

24-Apr

Lt

HERRON, KENNETH CHESTER

He was killed by ground fire whilst flying as an observer in a FK8 of No 82 Sqn and is buried in Vignacourt British Cemetery.

24-Apr

2 Lt

HODGE, WILFRED

He died in the 1st Eastern General Hospital from natural causes whilst serving with No 99 Sqn and is buried in Killeeshil (St Paul) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

24-Apr

2 Lt

LAMB, EDWARD WOOLLARD PENISTONE

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B,  C4673 of No 11 Sqn, which crashed on landing and is buried Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 1.

24-Apr

Sgt

MAISEY, BERTIE JOSEPH (4070072)

He was killed whilst flying in Bristol F2B,  C4673 of No 11 Sqn, which crashed on landing and is buried Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 1.

24-Apr

Cdt

MARCH, WILLIAM H FRANK  (16893)

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504J,  C4417 of No 63 Training Sqn, which came out of a spin but then dived into the ground from 500 ft and is buried in Dartford (Watling Street) Cemetery.

24-Apr

2 Lt

PROCTER, CHARLES AUSTIN

He was killed whilst flying as an observer in FK8, D5024 of No 82 Sqn, which hit trees shortly after take off on an offensive patrol and exploded and is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

24-Apr

Cdt

RICHARDSON, LINDEN (7794)

Having originally served as a Driver, he was killed whilst flying Camel, D9537 of No 72 Training Sqn, Beverley, which crashed after he lost control and is buried in York Cemetery, Yorkshire.

24-Apr

Cdt

STEWART, JOHN MALCOLM (154535)

He was undergoing training with No 44 Wing in Canada when he died in the Isolation Hospital, Bordon Camp from meningitis, he is buries in Vancouver (Mountain View) Cemetery.

24-Apr

Lt

STOVIN, FREDERICK CECIL

He was killed in action whilst flying, Camel, B6311 of No 209 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

25-Apr

Lt

BAKER, ALBERT NATHANIEL

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D1776 of No 73 Sqn, which last seen flying east near Messines and is buried in Arras Flying Services Memorial.

25-Apr

2 Lt

BOWDEN, NORMAN

He was killed whilst flying FK8, C8552 of No 35 Sqn, which failed to return from artillery observation patrol and is buried in Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery.

25-Apr

Cdt

BURGESS, ARNOLD THEODORE (171189)

He was undergoing training in Canada when he died in Toronto General Hospital from pneumonia and is buried in Norwood Protestant Cemetery.

25-Apr

2 Lt

BUTLER, FREDERICK CHARLES

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B8830 of No 65 Training Sqn, which rolled into the ground on pulling out of a dive in misty conditions and is buried in Bower Chalke (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

25-Apr

1AM

DEWHURST, JAMES (87102)

He died in No 24 General Hospital from acute bronchitis whilst he was serving as a Carpenter at No 2 Aircraft Supply Depot and is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

25-Apr

Cdt

DUVAL, JOHN TORGIS (153256)

He was killed whilst flying Curtis JN-4, C1035 of No 87 Training Sqn in Canada and is buried in Alliston Union Cemetery.

25-Apr

Lt

EDDLESTON, BERT

Having recently qualified as a pilot he was posted to No 43 Sqn on 13 April.  He was practicing ground strafing when the wings of his aircraft (Camel, D1819) folded back on him and he was killed instantly.  He is buried in Avesnes-le-Comte  Communal Cemetery Extension.

25-Apr

Cdt

EVANS, VICTOR RAYMOND (153457)

He was undergoing training in Canada, when he was killed with one source stating he was struck by the propeller of Curtis JN-4, C477, whilst his service records state he was killed in a flying accident, he is buried in Bayfield Cemetery, Huron County.

25-Apr

2 Lt

FARNHAM, JAMES HORACE

He was killed whilst flying RE8, A5562 of No 17 Training Sqn, which dived into the ground, cause not apparent and is buried in Yatesbury (All Saints) Churchyard.

25-Apr

Lt

GOY, ERNEST GEORGE

He was killed whilst flying FE2b, A5793 of No 1 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping, which crashed following an engine failure and is buried in Birkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Cemetery.

25-Apr

2 Lt

HAMES, CLIFFORD ROBINSON

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, D6265 of No 62 Training Sqn, which crashed in a flat spin and is buried in Dover (St James's) Cemetery.

25-Apr

Lt

HUNT, CHARLES BASIL

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B5102 of No 4 Sqn, which was lost in combat and is buried in Borre British Cemetery.

25-Apr

Lt

LANKIN, CYRIL G

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, B1191 of No 20 Sqn, when he overshot on landing, stalled and dived into the ground on return from a patrol.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

25-Apr

2 Lt

LEVY, ALWYN GORDON

He was killed whilst flying Pup, D4079 of No 42 Training Sqn which collided with Avro 504, D4394 of the same unit and is buried in Willesden Jewish Cemetery.

25-Apr

Cpl

LUCAS, REGINALD ARTHUR (1897)

He was serving as an Aerial Gunner when he was killed in action whilst flying in Curtis H-12, 8677 of RAF Felixstowe, which was shot down by seven enemy aircraft and is buried in Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

25-Apr

Capt

MAGOR, NORMAN ANSLEY DSC

7He was killed in action whilst flying in Curtis H-12, 8677 of RAF Felixstowe, which was shot down by seven enemy aircraft and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

25-Apr

Lt

MARRABLE, EDMUND DOUGLAS

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, D4394 of No 42 Training Sqn which collided with Pup, D4079 of the same unit and is buried in Kennington (St Mary) Churchyard.

25-Apr

Lt

McHATTIE, JAMES WILLIAM

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in Bristol F2B, B1191 of No 20 Sqn, when he overshot on landing , stalled and dived into the ground on return from a patrol.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

25-Apr

2 Lt

McINTYRE, DAVID PERCIVAL

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B9230 of No 10 Training Sqn, which flew into telegraph wires during a tail chase and is buried in Barnhill Cemetery.

25-Apr

2 Lt

MILLER, JOHN JEWETT

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, C599 of No 95 Sqn, which spun into the ground after stalling in a turn and is buried in Shotwick (St Michael) Churchyard.

25-Apr

Lt

REPTON, CHARLES TYRWHITT

He was killed in action whilst serving with No 142 Sqn, in Palestine and is buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel.

25-Apr

Capt

ROSEVEAR, STANLEY WALLACE DSC and Bar

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B6231 of No 201 Sqn, which crashed during a test flight and is buried in St Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frevent.

25-Apr

1AM

STRATHEARN, JOHN GARDNER (221784)

He was serving as a Wireless Operator when he was killed in action whilst flying in Curtis H-12, 8677 of RAF Felixstowe, which was shot down by seven enemy aircraft and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

25-Apr

Lt

WHELAN, CYRIL

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, D4394 of No 42 Training Sqn which collided with Pup, D4079 of the same unit and is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

25-Apr

Lt

WHITCUT, HENRY MORLEY

He was killed whilst flying DH4, B5489 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed during aerobatics due to being overloaded and is buried in Borre British Cemetery.  Two Army officers being carried as passengers were also killed.

25-Apr

2 Lt

WHITWELL, PATRICK HENRY

He was killed whilst flying in RE8, B5102 of No 4 Sqn, which was lost in combat and is buried in Borre British Cemetery.

25-Apr

2 Lt

WILLIAMS, ALFRED EDMUND

He was killed whilst flying FK8, C8552 of No 35 Sqn and is buried in Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery.

26-Apr

2AM

ANTHONY, HUBERT FRANK (101922)

He was a wireless operator with No 35 Sqn but died from wounds sustained whilst attached to 196th Battery, Royal Field Artillery and is buried in St. Pierre Cemetery, Amiens.

26-Apr

2 Lt

ASHWORTH, ROGER WILLIAM 

He was killed in a flying accident whilst  flying FK8, C8549 of No 15 Training Sqn, which crashed in a flat spin, he is buried in Highgate Cemetery.

26-Apr

Pvt 3

ATKINSON, FREDERICK GEORGE (142954)

He was under training at the Recruits Depot when he died from pneumonia and is buried in Ashington (Holy Sepulchre) Churchyard.

26-Apr

Lt

BENNETT, OWEN HEWETT DAMPIER

He was killed whilst flying BE2e, B3716 of the School of Air Fighting and Bomb Dropping, which collided with Pup, B8021 of the same unit and is buried in Abberley (St Mary) Churchyard.

26-Apr

2AM

BURMAN, JACK WILLIAM (71803)

He was serving in Canada when he died in the Base Hospital, Toronton from pneumonia and is buried in Toronto (St John's Norway) Cemetery.

26-Apr

Lt

MORGAN, LEWIS LAUGHARNE MC

He was killed whilst flying SE5A, C5342 of No 50 Sqn, which dived vertically into the ground with engine at full power after stalling in a steep turn at 150 ft and is buried in Canterbury Cemetery, Kent.

26-Apr

1AM

PARKER, JAMES (8861)

He was a member of No 35 Sqn and was killed in action whilst attached to 169 Siege Battery, RGA, he is buried in Boves West Communal Cemetery Extension.

26-Apr

Cdt

SMITH, JOHN CHARLES SAMUEL (110051)

He was undergoing training at No 2 School of Aeronautics when he died in 3rd Southern General Hospital from appendicitis and is buried in West Ham Cemetery.

26-Apr

2 Lt

VAN STADEN, LAURENS JACOBUS

He was killed flying FE2b, B407 of No 33 Sqn, which was flown into the ground and is buried in Gainsborough General Cemetery.

26-Apr

3AM

WATSON, HENRY (138241)

He was serving as a Batman when he was killed after being struck by DH9, D5555 of No 48 Training Sqn, No 27 Wing whilst he was walking along a path on the aerodrome and is buried in  Nottingham (New Basford) Cemetery.

26-Apr

Ch Mr Mh

WELSH, WILLIAM (1688)

He was serving as a Fitter with No 7 Sqn when he died from a Fracture of the Pelvis, Rupture of the Urethra and intestine and suppurative peritonitis, he is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

27-Apr

2 Lt

BARKER, WILLIAM JOHN

He was killed whilst flying a RE8 of No 57 Training Sqn, which crashed following a stall near the ground and is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

27-Apr

1AM

CANHAM, JOSEPH ROY (5366)

He was serving as a Carpenter with No 72 Sqn in Iraq when he drowned in the River Diyala and is commemorated on the Basra Memorial.

27-Apr

3AM

DAVIDSON, ROBERT THOMAS (124026)

He died whilst serving as a Labourer at the RAF Depot, Blandford and died in the Military Hospital, Bovington Camp from tubercle of the lung, he is buried in Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery.

27-Apr

Sgt Mech (ex Flt Sgt - RFC)

EVANS, GILBERT LAWRENCE (712)

A Fitter (General), he was killed at Duxford whilst flying in DH9, D2810 of No 129 Sqn, which collapsed in the air and is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery.

27-Apr

Lt

HUDSON, FREDERIC DEREK

He died from wounds sustained on 6 April 1918 whilst flying Camel, B2431 of No 43 Sqn and is buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery.

27-Apr

Lt

KEARNEY, NORMAN CHARLES

He was killed whilst flying RE8, C2424 of No 106 Training Sqn at Andover, which dived into the ground from a steep bank following an engine failure and is buried or was cremated at Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium.

27-Apr

Lt

LOWRIE, VICTOR WILLIAM VALETTE

An instructor, he was severely injured whilst flying Sopwith Pup, B1742 of No 4 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground after hitting an air pocket.  He was taken to the Chester War Hospital and later died of shock, being buried in Radyr (St John the Baptist) Old Churchyard.

27-Apr

Lt

WHALLEY, WALTER GILBERT

He was killed whilst flying DH9, D2810 of No 129 Sqn, which collapsed in the air and is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery.

28-Apr

Maj

KINNEAR, JOHN LAWSON DSO, MC

He was the commanding officer of No 1 Training Sqn and was killed in a flying accident whilst flying Camel, B9234, which crashed after stalling in a turn and is buried in East Boldre (St Paul) Churchyard.

28-Apr

Pvt 2

LYLE, ROBERT ALEXANDER (161384)

He was a trainee Rigger (Aero) and died, cause unknown, whilst at the Recruits Depot, he is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis.

28-Apr

Sgt

PERKINS, CHARLES (2719)

He died in the Red Cross Hospital, Cirencester from injuries sustained on 23 April 1918 whilst flying Avro 504J, B4228 of 'D' Sqn, Central Flying School, which collided with another aircraft at about 750 ft and is buried in Skewen (St John) Churchyard.

28-Apr

Lt

ROBINSON, CYRIL CHARLES EDWARD

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B6520 of No 59 Sqn and is buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.2.

28-Apr

Pte 2

SHUBROOK, GEORGE KENNETH (241592)

He was serving as a Labourer with No 8 Aircraft Park when he died from pneumonia and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

28-Apr

2 Lt

SMITH, ERNEST

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, C1617 of No 46 Sqn during an offensive patrol and is buried in Roclincourt Military Cemetery.

28-Apr

Sgt

SMITH, FREDERICK FIELDHOUSE (8811)

He was captured on 25 Apr 1917 whilst flying in RE8, A3213 of No 59 Sqn but died from heart failure in a hospital at Bergkaserne and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

28-Apr

2 Lt

THORNTON, PERCY

He was killed whilst flying in RE8, B6520 of No 59 Sqn and is buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.2.

28-Apr

2 Lt

WESTCOTT, WILLIAM ERNEST

He was serving with No 8 Training Sqn when he died from otitis media septic meningitis and is buried in Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery.

29-Apr

2 Lt

BOARDMAN, ALEX GILMOUR

He was killed in a flying accident on Salisbury Plain, whilst flying in BE2e, C7009 of  No 1 (Observers) School of Aerial Gunnery when the wings collapsed in the air.  He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

29-Apr

2 Lt

FLEMING, ALFRED

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying as the observer in RE8, C4555 of No 4 Sqn and is buried in Arneke British Cemetery.

29-Apr

Lt

HILL, ROBERT BRINTON

He was killed in a flying accident on Salisbury Plain, whilst flying in BE2e, C7009 of  No 1 (Observers) School of Aerial Gunnery when the wings collapsed in the air.  He is buried in Durrington Cemetery.

29-Apr

Cdt

LE BLANC, EDGAR PATRICK (153342)

He was killed whilst flying Curtis JN-4, C1001 in Canada, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Moncton (St Bernard's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

29-Apr

Lt

MEARS, HENRY FRANK

He was killed whilst flying 1½ Strutter, A5986 of HMS "Furious", which stalled during a sharp turn in light winds and is buried in Brompton Cemetery.

29-Apr

Capt

MILLAR, GILBERT HENRY

Although qualified as a pilot, he was acting as an observer aboard H.M.S. "Furious" when he was killed in a flying accident in 1½ Strutter, A5986, which stalled during a sharp turn in light winds.  He is buried in Dunfermline Cemetery.

29-Apr

Lt

NELSON, HAROLD LUDLOW

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B3809 of No 210 Sqn, which was shot down by AA fire and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

29-Apr

3AM

PYBUS, WILLIAM (123554)

He died in 3rd Southern General Hospital, Oxford from cerebral spinal meningitis whilst serving as a Labourer at No 3 Stores Depot and is buried in Fencote (St Andrew) Churchyard.

29-Apr

Pvt

STRATTON, WILLIAM HAROLD (28600)

He had been serving as a Motor Cyclist with 22nd Wing in Italy but was returned to the UK after being taken ill in January, dying in Bermondsey Military Hospital from TB and is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery.

29-Apr

3AM

WILKINSON, RICHARD (101244)

He was serving as a Labourer at the Balloon Training Depot when he died in the Military Hospital, Richmond and is buried in Lancaster Cemetery, Lancashire.

29-Apr

2AM

WOODWARD, CHARLES ERNEST (115311)

He was killed in an accident whilst serving as a Labourer with No 10 Balloon Company when he fell from a height of about  15 ft on to a concrete floor and is buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun.

30-Apr

2AM

BAILEY, WILLIAM ERNEST (59399)

He was serving as a Wireless Operator with 7th Brigade when he suffered a gun shot wound and was admitted to No 6 General Hospital on 16 Apr 1918, presumably dying from these injuries.  On 25 April he was transferred to the establishment of No 1 (Training) Wireless School and is buried in Daventry (Holy Cross) Churchyard.

30-Apr

Lt

GIRDLESTON, HORACE WILFRED

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, B734 of No 4 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

30-Apr

2 Lt

HOMERSHAM, RONALD

He was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, B734 of No 4 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

30-Apr

2 Lt

JACKSON, CHARLES FREDERICK STEVEN

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B6204 of No 207 Training Depot Station, which dived into the ground under full power and is buried in Southend-on-Sea (North Road) Cemetery.

30-Apr

2AM

MCLENNAN, ALLAN [ALEXANDER] (50481)

He died from wounds sustained the previous day in a gas attack whilst serving with 22 Heavy Battery, RGA on attachment from No 35 Sqn and is buried in Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery.

30-Apr

Lt

STACK, JAMES CHARLES

He was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, D4833 of No 4 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

30-Apr

Lt

SWEENEY, LEO JOHN

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, D4833 of No 4 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

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