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Casualties - May 1918


Date

Rank

Name

Unit, Aircraft & Comments

01-May

Flt Sgt (T 2Lt?)

BLACK, DAVID HILLOCKS PATERSON (1894)

He was killed whilst flying DH6, A9647 of No 51 Training Sqn, which dived into the ground from the top of a loop and is buried in Falkirk Cemetery.

01-May

2AM

DEAN, ALFRED ALEXANDER (38554)

He had been discharged on 27 Sep 1918 as being physically unfit for war service and died, probably from injuries associated with his discharge, he is buried in Kingston-near-Lewis (St Pancras) Churchyard.

01-May

Lt

DUNFEE, WILLIAM VICKERS

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying a Camel of No 2 Wing (Mudros) and is buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria.

01-May

Boy

JOHNSON, JOSEPH EDWARD (249696)

He had been serving afloat as Boy Mechanic in the RNAS before transferring to the RAF and was invalided ashore on 10 Apr 1918, reason unknown.  He died, probably as a result of his condition at Withern Camp and is buried in Wolverhampton Borough Cemetery.

01-May

2 Lt

MACDONALD, GEORGE OXLEY

He was undergoing training at No 1 School of Aeronautics when he drowned in the River Thames near Tilehurst, he is buried in Reading Cemetery.

01-May

2 Lt

MASTERS, ALBERT CHARLES

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504J, D173 of No 61 Training Sqn, which collided with Avro 504, B4346 of the same unit during a formation practice and is buried in Raunds Wesleyan Methodist Chapelyard.

01-May

2 Lt

McCARTER, DUNCAN

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B7334 of No 42 Training Sqn, from which he fell at about 500 ft after getting into a spin and is buried in Edinburgh (North Merchiston) Cemetery.

01-May

2 Lt

McDONALD, JOHN GARWOOD 

He was killed whilst flying DH4, B5514 of No 52 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground after stalling in a turn and is buried in  Renfrew (Arkleston) Cemetery.

01-May

2 Lt

MUNT, RANDOLPH RICHARD

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B5001 of No 23 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground after control was lost and is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

01-May

Lt

TUNBRIDGE, RICHARD GEOFFREY

He was killed whilst flying DH9, C1185 of No 4 (Auxiliary) School of Aerial Gunnery and is buried at Great Yarmouth Old Cemetery.

01-May

2 Lt

YOUNG, FRED JOHN

He was killed whilst flying BE2e, 4593 of No 24 Training Sqn, which stalled from a turn in bad weather and is buried in Chelmsford (Rectory Lane) Cemetery.

02-May

Maj

BALCOMBE-BROWN, RAINSFORD MC

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, C1796 of No 56 Sqn, which was lost in combat over Martinpuich.  He is buried in Carnoy Military Cemetery.

02-May

2AM

DENHAM, ERIC MARK (220676)

He died whilst serving at RAF Felixstowe, cause unknown and is buried at Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery.

02-May

Cdt

EUNSON, JOHN TULLOCK (152900)

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in a Curtis JN-4 at the School of Aerial Gunnery in Canada, when the aircraft collided with another and is buried in Beamsville (Mount Osborne) Cemetery.  (The pilot - 2 Lt G Hook was injured)

02-May

Lt

HALL, GEOFFREY LAWRENCE DOBNEY

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B5583 of No 3 Sqn and is buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 2.

02-May

Lt

HICKEY, LEONARD CHARLES

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, C1685 of No 46 Sqn, which was last seen prior to combat with enemy aircraft over Estaires and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

02-May

2 Lt

KNIGHT, WILLIAM HENRY DUNCAN

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6546 of No 65 Sqn, which was last seen in combat between Hamel and Cerisy and is buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnierres.

02-May

2AM

LEE, HAROLD ERNEST (249343)

He was serving as a Turner at No 1 Southern Aircraft Depot when he died, cause  unknown and is buried in Guildford Cemetery.

02-May

Cdt

LITCHFIELD, RICHARD WILLIAM REGINALD (152897)

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying a Curtis JN-4 at the School of Aerial Gunnery in Canada, which collided with another aircraft in the air and is buried in Victoria (Ross Bay) Cemetery.

02-May

Lt

ROBINSON, WILLIAM HARTLEY

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B3840 of No 66 Sqn, which flew into a tree as it recovered from a spin and is buried in Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension.

02-May

Lt

TATE, ALAN CHARLES RICHMOND

He was killed whilst on a offensive patrol whilst flying Dolphin, C4126 of No 79 Sqn and is buried in St Pol British Cemetery, St Pol-sur-Ternoise.

02-May

Pvt 2

WELCH, JAMES (101598)

He was serving as a Labourer at No 1 Stores Depot when he was killed in a flying accident and is buried in Hammersmith Old Cemetery.

02-May

Pvt 2

WILKINSON, HAROLD (122464)

He was serving as a Driver at No 3 AAP when he died, cause unknown and is buried in Leeds (Beckett Street) Cemetery.

03-May

1AM

ALLISON, WILLIAM HENRY (4947)

He was serving as a Wireless Operator with No 59 Sqn but was killed in action whilst attached to 210 Brigade, RFA, he is buried in Bienvillers Military Cemetery.

03-May

Lt

ANNIS, WILBUR FAWCETT 

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying Curtis JN-4, C1047 of No 44 Wing, which spun into the ground and is buried in Toronto (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery.

03-May

2AM

BLISS, THOMAS RICHARD (115422)

He was killed in action whilst serving as a Wireless Mechanic with No 148 Sqn and is buried in Lapugnoy Military Cemetery.

03-May

Lt

BROWNE, HAROLD JOHNSTON

He was killed whilst flying RE8, C2361 of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy aircraft and is buried in Querrieu British Cemetery.

03-May

2 Lt

CARTHEW, JAMES HARVEY

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, C855 of No 15 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground from 200 ft and is buried in Grantham Cemetery.

03-May

2 Lt

DERRICK, LESLIE JAMES

He was killed whilst flying RE8, C2361 of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy aircraft and is buried in Querrieu British Cemetery.

03-May

2 Lt

EDWARDS, FRANK GRAHAM

He was killed whilst flying DH4, B5486 of No 109 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames when the tail broke off during recovery from a dive and is buried in Macclesfield Cemetery.

03-May

2 Lt

FORD, CLARENCE JAMES

He was killed whilst flying Pup, B1845 of the Central Flying School, which dived into the ground whilst exiting a loop and is buried in Horsforth Cemetery.

03-May

Lt

HOLIDAY, RICHARD ALAN MM

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, C6101 of No 98 Sqn, which broke up at 4,000 ft and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

03-May

2 Lt

HUMPHREY, THOMAS ALBERT

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH4, D9247 of No 205 Sqn, which was seen to go down in a flat spin and is buried in  Hangard Communal Cemetery Extension.

03-May

2 Lt

KING, LIONEL RICHARD THACKER

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504A, B4313 of the School of Special Flying, which failed to recover from a spin in time and is buried in West Kirby (St Bridget) Churchyard.

03-May

3AM

PARK, THOMAS RICHARD (104534)

He was killed in action whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 148 Sqn and is buried in Lapugnoy Military Cemetery.

03-May

Lt

PARRY, SAMUEL

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, C4859 of No 62 Sqn and is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

03-May

Lt

RICE, EDMUND GABRIEL

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504A, B4313 of the School of Special Flying, which failed to recover from a spin in time and is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

03-May

2AM

RITCHIE, GEORGE (122878)

He was killed in action whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 148 Sqn and is buried in Lapugnoy Military Cemetery.

03-May

Lt

ROWE, ROBERT RONALD

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6536 of No 73 Sqn, which was last seen in combat neat Ploegsteert and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

03-May

Lt

SANDERS, FREDERIC JOSEPH

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B6505 of No 7 Sqn and is buried in Ebblinghem Military Cemetery.

03-May

Lt

SCOTT, RAYMOND MM

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, D9247 of No 205 Sqn, which was seen to go down in a flat spin and is buried in  Hangard Communal Cemetery Extension.

03-May

2 Lt

SKINNER, ROBERT LEONARD GRAHAME

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B7357 of No 46 Sqn, whish was last seen in combat over Don and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

03-May

2 Lt

SLINGER, ALBERT

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, C2157 of No 206 Sqn, which probably went down in flames between Bailleul and Kemmel and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

03-May

2AM

SMART, THOMAS ALFRED VICTOR (251907)

He was serving as a Fitter (General) with No 133 Sqn and died whilst on leave from 'Spotted Fever', he is buried in France Lynch (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

03-May

2AM

SMITH, EDMUND LEEMING (106372)

He was under training or serving as a Wireless Operator at No 1 Wireless School when he died in Connaught Hospital, cause unknown and is buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.

03-May

Lt

STEEL, ARTHUR EDWARD

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, C2157 of No 206 Sqn, which probably went down in flames between Bailleul and Kemmel and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

03-May

Lt

STEWART, ARCHIBALD ROSS

He was killed in an accident whilst flying Camel, C1677 of No 54 Sqn and is buried in Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte.

03-May

Pvt 2

VINES, P J (185292)

He was killed in action whilst serving as a Hospital Orderly with No 148 Sqn and is buried in Lapugnoy Military Cemetery.

03-May

2 Lt

WHITEHEAD, ERIC JOSEPH

He was killed whilst flying DH4, B5497 of No 6 Training Depot Station, which stalled from a flat turn during landing and is buried in Wimbledon (Gap Road) Cemetery.

03-May

2 Lt

WHYTE, CECIL BERTRAM

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, C6101 of No 98 Sqn, which broke up at 4,000 ft and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

03-May

Capt

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM HUMPHREY

He was killed whilst flying a Martinsyde G100 of No 142 Sqn, which crashed on landing after hitting a tree on the approach and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

04-May

2AM

ANDREWS, PERCY (225242)

He was serving as a Armourer at No 4 ASD and died from paraplegia, he is buried in Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte.

04-May

Lt

DEXTER, ERIC I.NGER

He was killed whilst flying Pup, B1706 of No 61 Training Sqn, which side-slipped into the ground from a vertical turn and is buried in Nottingham Church Cemetery.

04-May

2 Lt

FLAVELL, ALFRED VICTOR

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, B8918 of No 8 Training Sqn, which crashed onto a hanger and burst into flames following an engine failure and is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery.

04-May

Sgt

GEIPEL, WILLIAM (100045)

He was killed whilst flying RE8, E10 of No 19 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground due to insufficient height for recovery and is buried in Hartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery.

04-May

Lt

HEPWORTH, ARTHUR MONTAGU MC

He was killed in action whilst flying a Nieuport of No 113 Sqn, which was shot down in combat and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

04-May

2 Lt

HINTON, ALFRED WILLIAM

He died from injuries sustained on 3 May 1918 whilst flying RE8, D4973 of No 25 Training Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing and is buried in North Leigh (St Mary) Churchyard.

04-May

2AM

HOWLETT, PERCY CHARLES (134725)

He was serving as a Wireless Operator with No 15 Sqn and died from wounds (gun shot wounds to head, face and both thighs), he is buried in Varennes Military Cemetery.

04-May

Cdt

PAUL, HERBERT FIELDING (153008)

He was killed whilst flying in a Curtis JN-4 of No 42 Wing in Canada and is buried in Springhill (Hillside) Cemetery.

04-May

2AM

SKIPP, WILLIAM (243071)

He was serving as a Labourer at RAF Felixstowe but he died in South Shields, probably whilst at Home on leave and is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery.  His service records give a date of death of 18 Jul 1918?

04-May

Lt

STENNETT, WILLIAM REGINALD

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, N5985 of No 202 Sqn when he was hit by fire from an enemy aircraft and was buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

04-May

1AM

WARDALE, MATTHEW WILLIAM (52391)

He was serving as a Photographer and was killed whilst flying in RE8, E10 of No 19 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground due to insufficient height for recovery and is buried in Hartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery.

04-May

Lt

WRIGHT, BERNARD WILFRED

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel B5629 of No 4 Sqn AFC, which was shot down in flames and is buried in Outtersteenene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul.

05-May

Lt

CARLING, JOHN BURLEIGH

He died in hospital in Croydon from scarlet fever contracted on active service whilst serving with No 109 Sqn and is buried in Ottawa (Beechwood) Cemetery.

05-May

1AM

CLACK, CHARLES RICHARD (29412)

He was serving as a Rigger (Aero) and was killed whilst flying in DH6, C6657 of No 131 Sqn which crashed shortly after take off from Shawbury and is buried in Tilstock (Christ Church) Churchyard Extension.

05-May

2 Lt

DAVIES, RALPH LLEWELYN JOHN

He was killed whilst flying Camel, D9544 of No 7 Training Depot Station, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Llansantffraid Cwmdauddwr (St Winifred) (or St Bride) Churchyard.

22-May

Cdt

HEWSON, ARLOF DAVID (154244)

He died in Mohawk Hospital from injuries sustained whilst flying a Curtis JN-4 of No 81 Training Sqn (Canada), which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Windsor (St John's) Anglican Churchyard.  (CWGC gives his date of death as 5 May whilst his service records gives the date as 22 May.

05-May

3AM

OVENS, PETER (101904)

He had been discharged on 17 Nov 1917 as being physically unfit for war service and his death was registered in Prescot, Lancashire, he was buried in St Helens Cemetery.

06-May

2 Lt

BROWN, ALEXANDER CLAUD GARDEN

He died from wounds sustained during a high level reconnaissance on 3 May 1918, whilst flying Bristol F2B, C814 of No 48 Sqn.  He is buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres.

06-May

Sgt

CARDNO, ALLEN SCOTT (206/240310)

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, D5956 of No 29 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

06-May

Sgt

FORSDICK, HORACE REGINALD (96611)

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B9192 of No 42 Training Sqn, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

06-May

Cpl

HINCHLIFFE, ROWLAND (6240)

A Rigger (Aero), he was killed whilst flying BE2e, 8629 of No 8 Training Sqn, when the wing extension collapsed in the air and is buried in Nelson Cemetery.

06-May

Lt

HOUGHTON, FRANK MAGENS CAULFEILD

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B6303 of the Wireless Experimental Establishment which spun into the ground at low level and is buried in Dorrington (St Edward the Confessor) Churchyard.

06-May

Cdt

O'LEARY, HUGH BARKER (152558)

He was killed whilst  in a Curtis JN-4 of No 80 Training Sqn in Canada (together with 2 Lt Ruffridge), which spun into the ground and burst into flames and is buried in Toronto (Mount Hope) Cemetery.

06-May

2 Lt

PAWSON, WALTER STEAD

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504J, C5755 of No 70 Training Sqn, which failed to recover from a spin entered during a loop and is buried in East Boldre (St Paul) Churchyard.

06-May

2 Lt

RUFFRIDGE, GEORGE ALBERT

He was killed whilst  in a Curtis JN-4 of No 80 Training Sqn in Canada (together with Cdt O'Leary), which spun into the ground and burst into flames and is buried in Orange (Rosedale) Cemetery.

06-May

2 Lt

SOUTHWELL, CHARLES REGINALD

He was killed in a flying accident in Wiltshire whilst flying DH6, C5503 of No 66 Training Sqn, which crashed, cause unknown and is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.

06-May

Lt

TRUBRIDGE, ROLAND WILLIAM

He died from wounds sustained on 29 April 1918 whilst flying in FK8, B5789 of No 35 Sqn during a contact patrol and is buried in Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme.

06-May

Capt

WELLS, WILLIAM LEWIS MC and Bar

He died from wounds (rifle shot to the stomach) sustained on 28 March 1918 whilst flying in a Bristol F2B of No 48 Sqn and is buried in St Sever Cemetery, Rouen.

07-May

Lt

BROWN, WILLIAM GORDON

He was killed in action whilst flying Dolphin, C3841 of No 19 Sqn, which dived into the ground on the approach to land at the end of a practice flight and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

07-May

2 Lt

COHEN, BENJAMIN

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B4621 of No 6 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground and is buried in Glasgow (Garnethill) Hebrew Congregational Burial.

07-May

1AM

GILDERSLEVE, ALFRED EDWARD (31314)

He died from pneumonia whilst serving as a Sailmaker with No 1 Aircraft Supply Depot and is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

07-May

Capt

JAMES, BERT

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in Avro 504, B8707 of No 63 Training Sqn, which collided with Avro 504J, C4477 of the same unit near Dartford during an air fighting practice and is buried in Beeston Regis (All Saints) Churchyard.

07-May

2 Lt

MITCHELL, EDWARD PEASE HOUGHTON

He was killed flying a Nieuport of the School of Air Fighting (Egypt) when he stalled in trying to avoid a collision with another aircraft and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

07-May

2 Lt

NASH, GORDON

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in Avro 504, B8707 of No 63 Training Sqn, which collided with Avro 504J, C4477 of the same unit near Dartford during an air fighting practice and is buried in Foots Cray Baptist Chapelyard.

07-May

Lt

PALARDY, GUY

He died from injuries sustained in a flying accident on 1 May 1918 whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C4602 of No 62 Sqn and is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

07-May

2 Lt

SCOTT, REGINALD JACOB

He died from injuries sustained on 1 May 1918 whilst flying a Nieuport Scout of No 111 Sqn and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

07-May

2 Lt

WARD, JOHN GORDON

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in Avro 504J, C4477 of No 63 Training Sqn, which collided with Avro 504, B8707 of the same unit near Dartford during an air fighting practice and is buried in Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery.

08-May

Lt

ATTEWELL, JOHN CHARLES 

He was killed whilst flying in Camel, B4640 of No 7 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground after stalling, he is buried in Merton (St Mary) Churchyard.

08-May

Lt

BAIRD, JOHN DONALD

He was killed whilst flying Camel, D6649 of No 44 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground and is buried in or was cremated at the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

08-May

Lt

BRIGHT, RONALD ERNEST

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, B8373 of No 74 Sqn, which was last seen in combat east of Zillebeke and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

08-May

2 Lt

FAIRBAIRN, DUDLEY CHURCHILL

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, C652 of No 18 Training Sqn, which crashed possibly as the result of him losing consciencouness and is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

08-May

Lt

HARGREAVES, WILLIAM HENRY

He whilst serving with No 54 Kite Balloon Section and was killed when his balloon was shot down by a fighter over Palestine, he is buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel.

08-May

2 Lt

LEVINE, MYER JOSEPH

He was killed whilst flying RE8, A4546 of No 53 Training Sqn, which collided with RE8, B7729 of the same unit near Grantham during a formation practice flight.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk.

08-May

Lt

LUTYENS, LIONEL FRANCIS DEREK

He was killed whilst test flying DH4, A7671 of the Royal Aircraft Establishment (Farnborough), which crashed in Surrey, after it lost its tail in the air and is buried in Thursley (St Michael) Churchyard.  A civilian passenger was also killed.

08-May

Capt

McDONALD, RODERICK

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D1852 of No 208 Sqn, which was last seen in combat during a special mission and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

08-May

2 Lt

O'NEIL, THOMAS MICHAEL

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, C8298 of No 43 Sqn, probably as a result of being shot down by enemy fighters of Jasta 2 and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

08-May

2 Lt

PAULINE, VICTOR REGINALD

He was killed in an accident whilst flying Dolphin, C4149 of No 23 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

08-May

1AM

RICHARDS, ARTHUR NORMAN (217980)

He was serving as a Wireless Operator at Pulham and probably died in Norwich Hospital, his death being registered in St Faith's, Norfolk and he is buried in Wroxham (St Mary) Churchyard.

08-May

Lt

SKEDDEN, CHARLES EDWARD LLOYD

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, C6445 of No 74 Sqn when it broke up in the air, crashed and burnt out.  He is buried in Ebblinghem Military Cemetery.

08-May

Lt

STUART-SMITH, PHILIP JAMES

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, C1078 of No 74 Sqn, which was last seen in combat and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

08-May

Lt

THORNE, ARTHUR BURRELL

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B7729 of No 53 Training Sqn, which collided with RE8, A4546 of the same unit near Grantham during a formation practice flight.  He is buried in Heacham (St Mary) Churchyard.

08-May

2 Lt

TRIGG, HENRY FREDERICK EDWARD

He was killed whilst flying RE8, D6705 of No 26 Training Sqn and is buried in Bournemouth (Wimborne Road) Cemetery.

08-May

2 Lt

WATSON, HOWARD

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B7729 of No 53 Training Sqn, which collided with RE8, A4546 of the same unit near Grantham during a formation practice flight.  He is buried in Coupar Angus Parish Churchyard

09-May

1AM

ASHWORTH, CHARLES (229581)

He had been serving on HMS 'Campania' but died in the RN Hospital, Southend from Tuberculosis and is buried in Heywood Cemetery, Lancashire.

09-May

2 Lt

CUTTLE, GEORGE ROBIN

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, C6094 of No 49 Sqn, which was last seen gliding down under control east of Bray during combat and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

09-May

2 Lt

FORSTER, ROBERT CYRIL

He was killed whilst flying DH9, C6261 of No 75 Training Sqn, which broke up in the air and is buried in Gateshead (Saltwell) Cemetery.

09-May

2 Lt

GILLESPIE, ANDREW ERSKINE MM

He died from injuries sustained on 3 May 1918 whilst flying BE2e, B4483 of No 191 (Night) Training Sqn, which crashed in a flat spin and is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis.

09-May

Lt

GLIDDON, REGINALD ARTHUR

He was killed whilst flying BE12, 6509 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Plumstead Cemetery.

09-May

Pvt 1

HUNT, ALFRED (130765)

He was serving as a Batman with No 122 Sqn when he died from an epileptic fit and is buried in Great Yarmouth Old Cemetery.

09-May

Lt

JOHNSTON, ROBIN LOUIS

He was killed in action whilst flying FK8, B5792 of No 2 Sqn, which was last seen in Rue de Marais and is buried in Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy.

09-May

Lt

LE FEUVRE, WILLIAM ERNEST

He was killed whilst flying either Avro 504, C4473 or D4473 of No 27 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground from 100 ft and is buried in St Albans Cemetery.

09-May

Lt

LECKIE, GEORGE ARTHUR

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, C6094 of No 49 Sqn, which was last seen gliding down out of control and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

09-May

Lt

LOWENSTEIN, JACK CHARLES

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying Camel, D6576 of No 1 Aircraft Supply Depot and is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

09-May

Capt

LUPTON, CHARLES ROGER DSC and Bar

He was killed in action whilst serving as a flight commander with No 205 Sqn.  He was flying DH4, N6009 and is buried in Vignacourt British Cemetery.

09-May

Lt

MELANSON, ALBERT JOSEPH

He was killed in action whilst flying in FK8, B5792 of No 2 Sqn, which was last seen in Rue de Marais and is buried in Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy.

09-May

2 Lt

NEWTON, FLEMING

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D3375 of No 201 Sqn, which was last seen in combat over Bapaume and is buried in Adanac Military Cemetery, Miranmont.

09-May

3AM

POLLARD, HERBERT LAWRENCE (85214)

He was serving as a Labourer with No 51 Kite Balloon Section and was reported missing believed drowned, he is commemorated on the Basra Memorial.

09-May

Lt

REID, JAMES DONALD MACRAE

He was killed whilst flying SE5A, D3571 of No 55 Training Sqn, which broke up in the air on recovery from a dive and is buried in Clifton-on-Dunsmore (St Mary) Additional Churchyard.

09-May

Lt

RUMSBY, RICHARD WILLIAM MC

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying DH4, D8411 of No 57 Sqn and is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

09-May

2 Lt

TAYLOR, RONALD JOHN WILLIAM

He was killed whilst flying DH4, B9495 of RAF Cranwell, which dived into the ground from a flat spin and is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

09-May

Pvt 2

TREACHER, CECIL ARCHIBALD JAQUES (33191)

He had been transferred on to the strength of the Recruit Depot after contracting Bronchitis whilst serving as an Electrician with No 6 Sqn, from which he died in the Military Hospital, Tranmere, Birkenhead and is buried in Lambeth (Tooting) Cemetery.

09-May

2 Lt

WHEELER, ALEXANDER JAMES PATERSON

He was killed in an accident whilst test flying a RE8 at No 1 Aircraft Supply Depot and is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

09-May

Lt

WHITFORD-HAWKEY, ANTHONY HENRY

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D1821 of No 43 Sqn, which is believed to have been shot down in flames near Albert and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

09-May

Pte 1

WOOD, ALBERT GEORGE (215160)

An Aerial Gunner, he was killed in action whilst flying in DH4, N6009 of  No 205 Sqn and is buried in Vignacourt British Cemetery.

10-May

2 Lt

DUNNETT, LAWRENCE EDWIN

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, B2081 of No 27 Sqn, which was last seen in combat over Peronne and is buried in Caix British Cemetery.

10-May

Lt

GUTHRIE, JOHN BLAIR

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, C4755 of No 34 Sqn, which was shot down by 4 enemy fighters, he is buried in Tezze British Cemetery.

10-May

Lt

HILL, ARTHUR HADDON

He was killed whilst flying DH4, B2087 of No 27 Sqn, which was last seen in combat over Peronne and is buried in Caix British Cemetery.

10-May

Capt

McBAIN, GEORGE BROWN SIEVEWRIGHT DSC

He was killed whilst flying DH4, A7514 of No 27 Sqn, which was last seen over Peronne in combat and is commemorated on the German Cemetery Memorial in Assevillers New British Cemetery.

10-May

2 Lt

PROSSER, DAVID HARRY

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, B2081 of No 27 Sqn and is buried in Caix British Cemetery.

10-May

Sgt

RICHMOND, STANLEY ROBERT (39534)

He was killed whilst flying as the Observer in DH4, B2087 of No 27 Sqn, which was last seen in combat over Peronne and is buried in Caix British Cemetery.

10-May

2AM

ROBINSON, ALBERT WILLIAM (213503)

He was killed whilst flying as Wireless Operator in Airship C23A from RAF Mullion, which came down in the sea and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

10-May

Lt

ROWDON, ALFRED WILLIAM.

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B2463 of No 80 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

10-May

2 Lt

SHIELDS, COLIN GRAHAM SUTHERLAND

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6619 of 80 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery.

10-May

Lt

SPENCER, WILLIAM

He was killed whilst flying in DH4, A7514 of No 27 Sqn, which was last seen over Peronne in combat and is buried in Assevillers New British Cemetery.

10-May

Lt

STRANSOM, NORMAN GARNER

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, B1299 of No 48 Sqn, which was seen to go down in flames following a combat and is buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnierres.

10-May

Pvt 1

TAYLOR, CHARLES VICKERS (221701)

He was killed in action whilst flying as the Aerial Gunner in Bristol F2B, B1299 of No 48 Sqn, which was seen to go down in flames following a combat and is buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnierres.

10-May

Lt

THORNTON, HAROLD VICTOR

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in Bristol F2B, C4755 of No 34 Sqn, which was shot down by 4 enemy fighters, he is buried in Tezze British Cemetery.

10-May

2 Lt

WHATELY, GEORGE ALFRED

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6419 of 80 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

11-May

2 Lt

ANKETELL, CHARLES EDWARD 

He was killed flying as the observer in DH9, B7587 of No 206 Sqn, flown by Lt G A Pitt, when the aircraft was attacked over Armentieres.  The pilot was uninjured and able to force land the aircraft.  He is buried in  Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

11-May

Lt

BENSON, REGINALD CHARLES

He was killed whilst flying SE5A, C1769 of the Central Flying School, which hit the ground during aerobatics and burst into flames, he is buried in Harmondsworth (St Mary) Churchyard.

11-May

2AM

BRETTELL, H J (132509) [Harold John?]

He was serving as a Carpenter at No 1 (S) ARD when he died in Connaught Hospital, Aldershot, cause unknown and is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery.

11-May

2AM

DOHERTY, PATRICK (85894)

He was serving as Wireless Operator with No 6 Sqn attached to 19 Siege Battery, RGA and died in 41 CCS from a strangulated hernia, he is buried in Pernois British Cemetery, Halloy-les-Pernois.

11-May

Cdt

HAGAN, WILLIAM BECKER (171565)

He died in the Base Hospital, Toronto from an illness whilst undergoing training with the Cadet Wing in Canada and is buried in Brookline (Holy Hood) Cemetery.

11-May

Lt

HOPKINS, HARRY LYNN

He was a member of No 38 Sqn but killed whilst flying RE8, E58 of No 189 (Night) Training Sqn, which crashed in a flat spin after stalling in a turn and is buried in   Hornchurch (St Andrew) Churchyard.

11-May

2AM

KING, WALLACE (82760)

He was serving as a Packer with No 4 (or 8?) Stores Distribution Park and died in 1st Eastern General Hospital from Miliary Tuberculosis, he is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent.

11-May

2 Lt

MOLYNEAUX, GEORGE

He was killed whilst flying Maurice Farman Shorthorn, A6900 of No 4 Training Depot Station, which landed in trees after becoming lost in mist and is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

11-May

Lt

PELLETIER, CHARLES ADOLPHE

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, C6444 of No 1 Sqn, which was last seen in flames over Bailleul and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

11-May

Lt

PRICE, CHARLES LEONARD

He was killed whilst flying RE8, A3589 of No 7 Training Sqn, which stalled in a low level turn and is buried in Ramsgate and St Lawrence Cemetery.

11-May

2 Lt

SUMNER, GEOFFREY

He died at home from diphtheria and is buried in Sefton (St Helen) Churchyard.

11-May

Maj

VON POELLNITZ, HERMAN WALTER

He was the commanding  officer of No 72 Sqn.  He sustained injuries in a car accident on 10 May 1918 and died the following day.  He is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

11-May

Lt

YEOMAN, BRYAN FRANK LAWSON

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, B8930 of No 7 Training Sqn, which stalled in a turn and is buried in Witney Burial Ground.

12-May

Capt

ARCHIBALD, MAX STANFIELD EATON 

He died of wounds in No 42 Casualty Clearing Station sustained whilst flying DH4, A8041 of No 18 Sqn and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

12-May

Lt

DOLAN, HENRY ERIC MC

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, B7733 of No 74 Sqn, which was last seen in combat and is buried in La Laiterie Military Cemetery.

12-May

Boy Mech

EDGECOMBE, JOHN ERNEST (157648)

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

12-May

Capt

FOLEY, FRANCIS YARDE

He was a Quartermaster and died in a British Red Cross Hospital of an illness contracted on active service in Gallipoli and Egypt.  He is buried in Netley Military Cemetery.

12-May

Cdt

HIGGINSON, GEORGE HAVELOCK (154655)

He serving at the Reception Depot in Canada and was admitted to the Base Hospital in April with pneumonia but died in Toronto General Hospital from scarlet fever and is buried in Winnipeg (Elmwood) Cemetery.

12-May

Cdt

JOHNSTON, NOBLE JOHN (152681)

He was killed whilst flying a Curtis JN-4 of No 91 Training Sqn, which stalled at about 400 ft on take off and is buried in St Mary's Cemetery, Ontario.

12-May

2 Lt

KITE, ALAN WALTER

He died from injuries sustained on 11 May 1918 whilst flying Camel, C1618 of No 61 Training Sqn, which crashed after stalling whilst executing 'S' turns to get into the aerodrome and is buried in Buriton (St Mary) Churchyard.

12-May

Lt

REID, JOHN

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B7192 of No 213 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

12-May

Cdt

SMALL, GORDON FOLGER (153753)

He was serving in Canada when he died in Kingston General Hospital from tuberculosis and is buried in Cape Vincent (Riverside) Cemetery.

12-May

2AM

TUCKWELL, ARTHUR B. (163615)

He was serving at the Recruit Depot when he died, cause unknown and is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

12-May

2AM

WEBB, GEORGE WILLIAM

He was serving as a Fitter (General) at the Armament School at Uxbridge when he died from pneumonia in the Military Hospital, Hounslow and is buried in New Brentford Cemetery.

13-May

Lt

D'ETCHEGOYEN, LOUIS PAUL BRYANT ADALBERT

He died from wounds sustained on 11 May 1918 whilst flying Camel, D3377 of No 210 Sqn and is buried in Arneke British Cemetery.

13-May

Sgt

LINGARD, VERNER [BRACEGIRDLE] (4352)

He died whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 6 Reserve Lorry Park and died from injuries (gun shot wound to thigh) sustained the previous day in an accident, he is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

13-May

Pte 1 (Act Sgt)

SHAW, WILLIAM (402110)

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B5101 of No 51 Training Sqn, which stalled resulting in a dive into the ground where it burst into flames on impact and was buried in Beath Western Cemetery.

14-May

Cpl

BASTIANI, WALTER SABASTIAN (29024)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Driver at the Recruits Depot and is buried in Watton-at-Stone (SS. Andrew and Mary) Churchyard.

14-May

Lt

BELL, EDWARD VAUGHAN

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B7223 of No 209 Sqnwas shot down by AA fire and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

14-May

Lt

CHISHOLM, RODERICK JOHN

He was killed whilst flying a DH9 of No 218 Sqn and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

14-May

Capt

EDWARDS, ARTHUR STROTHER

He died in captivity in Mosul from wounds (peritonitis) sustained on 2 May 1918 whilst flying a RE8 of No 30 Sqn and is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

14-May

Capt

GARNONS-WILLIAMS, AYLMER CURTIS

He was attached to the RAF from the South Wales Borderers and was killed in a flying accident whilst flying Camel, D6625 of No 112 Sqn, which fell out of the air in a series of stalling turns striking the ground over the vertical.  He is buried in Horsham (Hills) Cemetery.

14-May

2 Lt

HELMORE, STANLEY THOMAS JOHN

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, A7998 of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down by AA fire and is buried in Tannay British Cemetery, Thiennes.

14-May

Cpl

HUDD, ALEC JAMES (320229)

He died from lobar pneumonia whilst serving with No 4 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.  His service records have not yet been located.

14-May

2AM

KIMBER, CHARLES EDMUND (59534)

He was serving as a Motor Cyclist with No 54 Sqn when he died from pneumonia and is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.  His service records have not yet been located.

14-May

2 Lt

MOSSMAN, CHARLES FREDERICK

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B3910 of No 4 School of Aerial Gunnery and Fighting, when the right wing folded up as it pulled out a very steep dive and is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

14-May

2 Lt

NASH, HENRY ALFRED

He was killed whilst flying in DH4, A7548 of No 55 Sqn, which crashed during a test flight and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

14-May

2 Lt

PRESTON, HARRY DENNIS

He was killed whilst flying DH9, C6097 of No 11 Training Depot Station, which crashed and burst into flames after stalling in a turn at low level and is buried in Salisbury (London Road) Cemetery.  Pte W L Messenger USAS was also killed.

14-May

2 Lt

SEPHTON, STANLEY

He was killed whilst flying DH4, A7548 of No 55 Sqn, which crashed during a test flight and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

14-May

Lt

TITCHENER, FRANK

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, A7768 of No 202 Sqn, which was last seen between Ostend and Zeebrugge, he is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

14-May

2 Lt

WALKER, STEPHEN

He was killed whilst flying DH9, D2806 of No 119 Sqn, which crashed after stalling during an attempt to turn into the aerodrome with a failing engine and is buried in Saffron Walden Friends Burial Ground.

15-May

Lt

ALLISON, JOHN OLIVER MC

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, B5876 of No 30 Sqn and is commemorated on the Basra Memorial.

15-May

Capt

ASPINALL, JOHN VINCENT 

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, C4882 of 11 Sqn, which was last seen in combat over Bouchin, he is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

15-May

Lt

ATHERTON, FRANCIS WRIGHT MC

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, B5876 of No 30 Sqn and is commemorated on the Basra Memorial.

15-May

3AM

BLAKEY, WALTER (164062)

He died, cause unknown, in the Military Hospital, Blandford whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) at the Recruit Depot and is buried in Leeds (Harehills) Cemetery.

15-May

2 Lt

BRITTAIN, RICHARD ARTHUR HENRY

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in RE8, B8902 of No 120 Sqn, which crashed whilst turning at low level following an engine failure and is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St Andrew's and Jesmond) Cemetery.

15-May

2 Lt

BRITTOROUS, OSWALD GEORGE

He was reported missing after an engagement near Villers-Bretonneux whilst flying Camel, B5666 of No 209 Sqn, which was last seen in combat with a Fokker Triplane and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

15-May

Capt

CHAMBERS, WILLIAM GEOFFREY

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, C6177 of No 49 Sqn, which failed to return from a photography sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial. Lt R C Burky USAS was also killed.

15-May

2 Lt

CRABBE, HUBERT LYON BINGHAM

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH4, A7725 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a photography sortie and is buried in Carnoy Military Cemetery.

15-May

2 Lt

CRANE, MORTIMER PARKE

He was killed whilst flying SE5A, D3957 of the Central Flying School, which was hit by another aircraft as they broke up a formation and is buried in North Otterington Cemetery.

15-May

2 Lt

FITTON, JAMES CLIFFORD

He was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C85? of No 48 Sqn, which was last seen spinning down followed by two enemy aircraft and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

15-May

Lt

FLOWER, CHARLES KENYON

He was killed whilst flying DH9, B7600 of No 218 Sqn, which crashed on the aerodrome and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

15-May

Lt

GLOVER, CLIFFORD LEE

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, C85? of No 48 Sqn, which was last seen spinning down followed by two enemy aircraft and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

15-May

Lt

HALL, FREDERICK VINCENT

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D3385 of No 210 Sqn when he collided with B7160 of the same unit and is buried in Ebblinghem Military Cemetery.

15-May

Lt

KELLY, MAGNUS SIGUNOUR

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B7160 of No 210 Sqn when he collided with D3385 of the same unit and is buried in Ebblinghem Military Cemetery.

15-May

Lt

LANE, AMBROSE GODFREY HORNECK

He died of his wounds sustained the previous day whilst flying a DH9 of No 218 Sqn and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

15-May

Lt

LANGLEY, JOHN BASIL ROBERT

He was a flight commander at the School of Special Flying and was demonstrating how to roll a Camel (B847) to the left and having completed two rolls he began a third but the aircraft nose dived into the ground. He is buried in Gosport (Ann's Hill) Cemetery.

15-May

Maj

LAVARACK, PHILIP JAMES VAUGHAN MC and Bar

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying RE8, B8902 of No 120 Sqn, which crashed whilst turning at low level following an engine failure and is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St Andrew's and Jesmond) Cemetery.

15-May

Lt

LUCAS, THOMAS HENRY

He was killed whilst flying BE2e, B4532 of the School of Air Gunnery (Egypt), which dived into the ground from 200 ft after stalling on take off and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

15-May

2 Lt

MacTAVISH, IAN ARTHUR BLACK

He was killed whilst flying in DH9, B7600 of No 218 Sqn, which crashed on the aerodrome and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

15-May

Capt

MOND, FRANCIS LEOPOLD

He was flying DH4, A7645 of No 57 Sqn, which was attacked by several enemy fighters, being brought down in 'No Man's Land'.  His body and that of his observer were recovered by an officer in the trenches who witnessed their demise.  He is buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 2.

15-May

Sgt

MURPHY, PATRICK (61926)

He was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, B1337 of No 48 Sqn, which was last seen going down in flames and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

15-May

Capt

NAPIER, CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS MC, DCM

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, B1337 of No 48 Sqn, which was last seen going down in flames and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

15-May

Lt

PETERS, ALBERT HENRY

He was killed whilst flying Camel, D6607 of No 54 Sqn, which spun into the ground from 100 ft and is buried in Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte.

15-May

Lt

PIPER, EDWARD HOERNLE

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, A7725 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a photography sortie and is buried in Carnoy Military Cemetery.

15-May

2 Lt

SANKEY, CECIL MARTIN MC

He was killed in a flying accident at Northolt, two weeks after qualifying as a pilot.  He was flying Camel, B7396 of No 86 Sqn, which spun into the ground from 50 ft after stalling on turning downwind and bursting into flames on impact, he is buried in Hanwell Cemetery.

15-May

Lt

SELLARS, HERBERT WHITELEY MC

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, C845 of No 11 Sqn, which was last seen in combat near Bouchon and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

15-May

1AM

SUTHURST, FREDERICK (12793 )

A Electrician, he was killed in action whilst flying in a RE8 of  "C" Flight, No 30 Sqn and is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

15-May

Pvt 2

WAKELING, FRANK (134334)

He was serving as a Labourer at No 2 Balloon Squadron when he died from a rupture of the aorta at 'Epping Forest' and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

15-May

Lt

WILLIAMSON, JAMES

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6438 of No 70 Sqn, which was last seen over Rossignol Wood following a combat and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

15-May

Lt

WILSON, GEOFFREY

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B6257 of No 209 Sqn, which last seen prior to an engagement with a Fokker Triplane in France and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

16-May

Lt

DANN, WILFRID STEPHEN

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D1886 of No 70 Sqn and is buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 2.

16-May

Capt

DURRANT, TREVOR

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, B183 of No 56 Sqn, which was last seen in combat near Albert and is buried in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz.

16-May

Maj

HARRISON, JAMES INGLEBY

He was killed in action whilst flying in Handley Page O/100, 3132 of No 214 Sqn, which failed to return from a night bombing raid and is buried in  Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery.

16-May

Lt

KING, WILFRID JOHN

He was killed in action whilst flying in Handley Page O/100, 3132 of No 214 Sqn, which failed to return from a night bombing raid and is buried in  Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery.

16-May

2AM

MACKENZIE, ERNEST ALEXANDER (45111)

He serving as a Labourer with No 2 Balloon Squadron and died at Whipps Cross War Hospital, Walthamstow from a perforated duodenal ulcer, he is buried in Potters Bar (St Mary) Church Cemetery.

16-May

Lt

MORETON, NORMAN HOUGHTON

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, C5070 of No 34 Sqn when he was hit by fire from an enemy aircraft and is buried in Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension.

16-May

Lt

MORGAN, FREDERICK JAMES

He died from wounds sustained on 14 May 1918 whilst flying DH4, A7998 of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down by AA fire and is buried in Aire Communal Cemetery.

16-May

Lt

PROCTOR, HERBERT NEVIL JACK

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, D3912 of No 60 Sqn, which was last seen in combat over Bapaume and is buried in Red Cross Corner Cemetery, Beugny.

16-May

Capt

RUSHTON, CECIL GEORGE

He was killed in action whilst flying in Handley Page O/100, 3132 of No 214 Sqn, which failed to return from a night bombing raid and is buried in  Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery.

16-May

Lt

SANSOM, ROLAND CHARLES

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, A7477 of No 55 Sqn, which seen to go down in flames over Saarbrucken and is buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery.

16-May

2AM

SMITH, GEORGE CHARLES (21528)

He was killed in action whilst flying as the Aerial Gunner in DH4, A7477 of No 55 Sqn, which was seen to go down in flames over Saarbrucken and is buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery.

16-May

Lt

WELLS, CHARLES DOUGLAS

An observer with No 62 Sqn, he was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C4859 and is buried in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension.

17-May

Lt

BARTON, LAMBERT FRANCIS

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, C1854 of No 74 Sqn, which was shot down in flames by AA fire and is buried in Ebblinghem Military Cemetery.

17-May

Capt

BELL, RALPH WILLIAM

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, D5630 of No 98 Sqn, which was shot down near Thiepval during a long reconnaissance and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

17-May

1AM

BELLENGER, FRANCIS STEPHEN (237858)

He was serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) at RAF Isle of Grain when he died, cause unknown and is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery.

17-May

Lt

CLEMENS, WILLIARD EWART

He was killed in a flying accident (cause unknown) whilst flying Curtis JN-4, C419 of the School of Aerial Gunnery (Beamsville) in Canada and is buried in Kitchener (Mount Hope) Cemetery.

17-May

2 Lt

GRAHAM, WILLIAM JOHN KNOX

He was killed whilst flying Camel, D6672 of No 6 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground and is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

17-May

Lt

HARRISON, EDWARD

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, C1105 of No 24 Sqn, which was seen to go down in flames and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

17-May

Lt

HEARD, EDWARD TERENCE

He was fatally injured in a flying accident whist test flying RE8, C2306 of No 8 Aircraft Acceptance Park, which stalled following an engine failure and was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

17-May

Lt

HUGHES, WILLIAM BARTON

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B6450 from RAF Dover, which dived into the ground after stalling on a climbing turn and is buried in Dover (St James's) Cemetery.

17-May

2AM

JENNS, JOSEPH WILLIAM (88685)

He was serving as a Coppersmith with No 83 Sqn and was killed in an accident but no further details are currently known, he is buried in St Riquier British Cemetery.

17-May

Lt

MALCOLM, ALAN ALEXANDER

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, D5630 of No 98 Sqn, which was shot down near Thiepval during a long reconnaissance and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

17-May

2 Lt

NIXON, LEIGH MORPHEW

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, C6404 of No 74 Sqn, which was last seen over Estaires during an offensive patrol and is buried in Merville Communal Cemetery Extension

17-May

Lt

PRIDEAUX, EDWIN RAVENHILL

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B6408 of No 203 Sqn, which was last seen going down under control following a combat and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

17-May

2 Lt

TOUCHE, ERIC PERCY JOHNSTONE

He was killed in a flying Camel, B7179 of No 3 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground.  He had recently qualified as a pilot and gained his 'Wings', he is buried in Stockbridge Cemetery.

17-May

2AM

WATKINSON, ALBERT EDWARD (403395)

He was serving as a Turner at No 2 Aircraft Depot when he accidentally drowned and is buried in Quend Communal Cemetery.

18-May

2AM

BUTT, PERCY (230555)

He was serving as an Armourer with No 210 Sqn when he died from multiple injuries, probably caused by an accident during 'bombing up' and is buried in Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

18-May

Lt

CONRON, HATTON CHARLES RONAYNE

He was reported missing in action whilst flying DH4, D8410 of No 205 Sqn, which was last seen near Aubercourt but not presumed killed until March 1919.  He is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

18-May

Lt

FINE, SOLOMAN

He was killed whilst flying RE8, C5047 of No 15 Sqn, probably in a flying accident.  He is buried in Contay British Cemetery.

18-May

2 Lt

FINNIGAN, JOSEPH

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, D8410 of 205 Sqn, which was last seen near Aubercourt and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

18-May

2 Lt

FRASER, ROBERT ALEXANDER

He was killed whilst flying RE8, C5047 of No 15 Sqn, probably in a flying accident.  He is buried in Contay British Cemetery.

18-May

Lt

GADPAILLE, LOUIS GRANVILLE SURRIDGE

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, C783 of No 88 Sqn, which was last seen going down out of control near Langemarck and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

18-May

2 Lt

GRIFFIN, STEPHEN

He was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C783 of No 88 Sqn, which was last seen going down out of control near Langemarck and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

18-May

2AM

GRIFFITHS, CHARLES (38231)

He died from wounds sustained whilst serving as Driver at No 1 Aircraft Supply Depot and is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

18-May

2 Lt

HAWKEN, GEORGE WILLIAM

He was killed whilst flying Camel, C1640 of No 3 Training Depot Station and is buried in Stockbridge Cemetery.

18-May

Lt

HOLLICK, JOHN

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D3390 of No 210 Sqn, which failed to return from a wireless interruption sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

18-May

2 Lt

JOHNSTON, JAMES MILLS

He was killed flying Avro 504G, N5803 of RAF Cranwell, which stalled and spun into the ground, he is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

18-May

Cdt

PATRICK, THOMAS VINCENT (153643)

He was killed whilst flying a Curtis JN-4 of No 89 (Canadian) Training Sqn, which dived into the ground from about 2,500 ft and is buried in Souris (Glenwood) Cemetery.

18-May

2 Lt

REYNOLDS, JOHN ERIC

He was killed whilst flying DH4, A7583 of No 55 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a bombing raid and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

18-May

Capt

SIEVEKING, VALENTINE EDGAR DSC and Bar

He was killed in action whilst flying  Handley Page O/400, C3847 of No 214 Sqn, which failed to return from a bombing raid and is buried in Zeebrugge Churchyard.

18-May

1AM

STRIPP, CHARLES (228861)

He was serving as an Electrician with the Seaplane Section at RAF Houton Bay when he died in Kirkwell  Hospital from pneumonia and is buried in Caterham and Warlingham (Caterham) Burial Ground.

18-May

Lt

TUNSTALL, GEORGE STANLEY

He was killed whilst flying Dolphin, C8023 of No 81 Sqn, which spun into the ground after stalling in a turn and is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

18-May

Capt

VISCOUNT GLENTWORTH - PERY, EDMOND WILLIAM CLAUDE GERRARD DE VERE

He was killed  in action whilst flying SE5A, C9615 of No 32 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is buried in Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt.

18-May

Pte 2

WALTERS, RICHARD (79770)

He was serving as a Labourer at No 2 School of Aerial Gunnery and was killed in an accident on the ranges at Marske, he is buried in High Wycombe Cemetery.

19-May

Sgt

BARFOOT, HERBERT (23509)

He was killed whilst flying as the Aerial Gunner in DH9, D1002 of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter and is buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnierres.

19-May

2 Lt

BARKER, JOSEPH CLAUDE

He was killed whilst flying DH4, B5541 of No 109 Sqn, which nose dived into the ground and is buried in Durrington Cemetery.

19-May

2 Lt

BLATHERWICK, WILFRED GEORGE

He was killed whilst flying a SPAD, 7135 (sic) of No 56 Training Sqn, which stalled in a turn during low level aerobatics and is buried in St Albans Cemetery.

19-May

Lt

BRAY, CHARLES LESLIE

He was killed in action whilst in flying DH9, D2784 of No 211 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Zeebrugge Churchyard.

19-May

2 Lt

BROTHERIDGE, FREDERICK JOHN

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6433 of No 3 Sqn, which is believed to have gone down out of control during a combat and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

19-May

2 Lt

BURDETT, WILLIAM ROBERT

He was killed whilst flying DH6, A9598 of No 207 Training Depot Station, which dived into the ground and caught fire following an engine failure and is buried in Hampstead Cemetery.

19-May

2 Lt

COLLINS, FREDERICK FERDINAND

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in DH9, C6159 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a bombing raid and is  commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

19-May

Lt

DUNFORD, BERTRAM FRED

He was killed whilst flying  DH9, C6159 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a bombing raid and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

19-May

Sgt

GUNN, WILLIAM (18164)

He was killed whilst flying in DH9, D5633 of No 104 Sqn, when the rudder jammed and the aircraft stalled, diving into the ground.  He is buried in Penton Mewsey (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

19-May

Lt

HINDLEY, AARON

He was killed flying Camel, D6466 of No 45 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground and is buried in Stockport (Willow Grove) Cemetery.

19-May

1AM

HOUSE, THOMAS TREWITT (402361)

He was serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) and was killed whilst flying in DH9, D5633 of No 104 Sqn, when the rudder jammed and the aircraft stalled and dived into the ground.  He is buried in Penton Mewsey (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

19-May

2 Lt

HOWELL-JONES, ATHOL CUTHBERT

He was reported missing and is presumed to have been killed in action whilst flying in DH9, B7594 of No 206 Sqn, which was last seen near Mewin.  He is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

19-May

1AM

MELDRUM, DAVID (105812)

He was killed in action whilst serving as a Labourer with No 2 Balloon Company, 1st Brigade and is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

19-May

2 Lt

NEVIN, FREDERICK DESMOND

He was killed whilst flying DH9, D1002 of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter and is buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnierres.

19-May

2 Lt

REDDIE, FRANCIS GRAHAM

He was reported missing and is presumed to have been killed in action whilst flying DH9, B7594 of No 206 Sqn, which was last seen near Mewin.  He is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

19-May

Capt

ROBINSON, GEORGE MC

He was killed whilst flying FE2b, C9792 of No 149 Sqn, which dived into the ground after side-slipping on landing and is buried in Wye (SS Gregory and Martin) Churchyard.

19-May

Lt

ROE, HENRY ALFRED HAVILLAND

He died from wounds sustained  in action the previous day whilst flying  Handley Page O/400, C3847 of No 214 Sqn and is buried in Zeebrugge Churchyard.  In the AFL he is shown as Havilland-Roe.

19-May

Lt

TAYLERSON, NORMAN ALBERT

He was killed in action whilst in flying DH9, D2784 of No 211 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Zeebrugge Churchyard.

19-May

Lt

TRENDELL, MERVYN HENRY WOLLASTON

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying Camel, N6766 of HMS Galatea, which spun into the ground after hitting the top of a tree on landing and is buried in Upper Sheringham (All Saints) Churchyard.

20-May

Capt

ALLAN, JOHN ALEXANDER MACDONALD 

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B5693 of No 2 School of Special Flying at Redcar, when he failed to recover from an intentional spin.  He is buried in Redcar Cemetery.

20-May

Lt

CRYSLER, CARLETON AQUILLA

He was killed in action whilst flying Dolphin, C3807 of No 23 Sqn and is buried in Adelaide Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux.

20-May

3AM

ENTWISTLE, THOMAS (46679)

A Fitter (Aero Engine), he was struck by the propeller of an aircraft of No110 Sqn and died from his injuries in the West Norfolk General Hospital, Kings Lynn, he is buried in Bolton (Tonge) Cemetery.

20-May

Lt

HERRING, ALBERT HENRY

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, D9235 of No 25 Sqn, which was seen to go down in flames and is buried in Aulnoye Communal Cemetery.

20-May

2 Lt

KNOLL, WILHELM JACOBUS

He was killed whilst flying Camel, C1662 of No 2 School of Aerial Fighting and Gunnery, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Saltburn and Marske-by-the-Sea (Saltburn) Cemetery.

20-May

2 Lt

LASKER, ROBERT SYDNEY

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH4, D9235 of No 25 Sqn, which was seen to go down in flames and is buried in Aulnoye Communal Cemetery.

20-May

3AM

LEVY, AARON (98128)

He was serving as a Wireless Operator with 1st Brigade and died from wounds sustained whilst attached to the RGA, he is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

20-May

2 Lt

PHILLIPS, JOHN EDGAR

He was killed whilst flying Camel, D6496 of the Central Flying School, which spun into the ground near Milton Pewsey and is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

20-May

2 Lt

ROWELL, THOMAS MC

He was killed whilst flying a BE2e of No 1 Training Depot Station, which caught fire on landing following an engine failure on take off and is buried in Northampton (Billing Road) Cemetery.

20-May

2 Lt

VANDENBERG, FREDRICK ALFRED

He was killed whilst flying Pup, B6053 of No 22 Training Sqn, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in  Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

20-May

Lt

WATSON, GEORGE

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, D3938 of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

20-May

Capt

WHITEHEAD, LEWIS EWART

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D1876 of No 65 Sqn, which was last seen in combat near Albert and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

20-May

Lt

WILLEY, REGINALD ('REX')

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, A7406 of No 57 Sqn and is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

20-May

2AM

WILSON, LAURD (124142)

He was training as a Wireless Mechanic at No 1 Wireless School, when he died in Cambridge Hospital, Aldershot from pneumonia and is buried in Belmont (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard.

21-May

Lt

BAUCHOPE, LESLIE CYRIL WILLIAM

He was killed whilst flying BE12, 6185 of No 5 Training Sqn, which dived into the ground after stalling at 50 ft and is buried in Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery.

21-May

2 Lt

BREWSTER, JOSEPH LAMONBY

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6604 of No 73 Sqn, which was last seen east of Armentieres under control but failed to return and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

21-May

2 Lt

DAVIDSON, SYDNEY

He was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C839 of No 88 Sqn, which is believed to have gone down in the sea off Ostend and is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery

21-May

2AM

HAMILTON, GEORGE BIRRELL (118487)

He was serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 105 Sqn and drowned whilst bathing in a river near Omagh, he is buried in  Kirkcaldy (Dysart) Cemetery.

21-May

2 Lt

HOWARD, GEORGE STANLEY

He was killed whilst flying in DH6, C5508 of No 66 Training Sqn, which struck the ground during a right turn at over 100 mph and is buried in Leeds (Beeston) Cemetery

21-May

2 Lt

HUDSON, FREDERICK JAMES DAVID

He was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, B1341 of No 88 Sqn, which is believed to have gone down near Nieuport and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

21-May

Lt Col

HYDE-THOMSON, DOUGLAS HYDE

He was serving as the Director of Air Organisation when he was killed whilst flying Avro 504F, B8603 in Kent.  He is buried in Dover (St James's) Cemetery.

21-May

2 Lt

MEDLICOTT, HAROLD WILLIAM

He was shot and killed whilst trying to escape from the PoW camp at Bad Colberg, having been captured on 9 Nov 1915 whilst serving with No 2 Sqn.  He is buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery.

21-May

Lt

MILLAR, KEITH OGILVIE

He was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C839 of No 88 Sqn, which is believed to have gone down in the sea off Ostend and is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery

21-May

3AM

MOORE, JAMES (94158)

He was serving at No 3 Stores Depot when he died in 1 Southern General Hospital, Birmingham from pneumonia and is buried in Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery.

21-May

Lt

SCOBIE, CALDWELL GROVES

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, B1341 of No 88 Sqn, which is believed to have gone down near Nieuport and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

21-May

2 Lt

SCOTT, TOM FARRAR MM

He was killed whilst flying BE12, B727 of No 75 Sqn, which spun into the ground after stalling at 80 ft, bursting into flames on impact and is buried in East Harling Cemetery.

21-May

Lt

SMITH, CHARLES GERALD VALENTINE

He was killed whilst flying DH6, C5508 of No 66 Training Sqn, which struck the ground during a right turn at over 100 mph and is buried in Yatesbury (All Saints) Churchyard.

21-May

Sgt Maj

TRAYLOR, FINLAY FREDERICK (72)

He was serving as a Technical WO with No 26 Sqn and died in 84th General Hospital, Dar-es-Salaam from cerebral malaria is buried in Dar-es-Salaam (Upanga Road) Cemetery.

22-May

2 Lt

BEVINGTON, COLIN CORRY

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying Camel, B7341 of No 72 Training Sqn, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Brookwood Cemetery.

22-May

2 Lt

BIDDLE, FRANK HENRY HERBERT

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Pup, B5288 of No 42 Training Sqn, which stalled on take off after the engine was choked and is buried in Paddington Cemetery.

22-May

2 Lt

BURFOOT, WILLIAM MARTIN

He was killed whilst flying SE5A, B658 of No 37 Sqn, which crashed as it turned down-wind with a missing engine and is buried in Chevening (St. Botolph) Churchyard.

22-May

Lt

CLITHEROE, JAMES NORMAN

He was killed whilst flying in RE8, B6669 of No 53 Sqn, which sun into the ground and is buried in Blackpool Cemetery.

22-May

2AM

DYER, HERBERT HENRY (66228)

He was serving as a Labourer with No 22 Balloon Company when he died from dysentery in Malta and is buried in Pieta Military Cemetery.

22-May

2 Lt

JOHNSON, CLARENCE EVERARD

He was killed whilst flying in RE8, B6669 of No 53 Sqn, which sun into the ground and is buried in Lenton (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

22-May

2 Lt

JOYCE, CYRIL GORDON

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying Camel, D6677 of No 78 Sqn, which spun into the ground after the engine was choked on landing and is buried in Hornchurch (St Andrew) Churchyard.

22-May

Cdt

McILHARGEY, CYRIL ALOYSIUS (152933)

He was killed whilst flying a Curtis JN-4 of No 80 Training Sqn in Canada, which collided with another aircraft and is buried in Lucan (St Patrick's) Cemetery.

22-May

Lt

MORGAN, EDWARD PERCIVAL

He died of wounds sustained whilst flying DH9, D1695 of No 206 Sqn, which spun into the ground after stalling in a turn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

22-May

Lt

MOYNIHAN, PERCY CHARLES

He was killed in a flying accident, whilst flying Camel, C9509 of No 54 Training Sqn, which crashed after hitting a tree and is buried in Castle Bromwich (SS. Mary and Margaret) Churchyard

22-May

2 Lt

TAYLOR, FREDERICK CHARLES

He died of wounds sustained whilst flying in DH9, D1695 of No 206 Sqn, which spun into the ground after stalling in a turn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

22-May

2 Lt

WALLER, RICHARD PERCY

He was killed whilst flying in Camel, C111 of No 6 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground after stalling in a turn and is buried in Alloa (Sunnyside) Cemetery.

22-May

2AM

WELCH, JOHN WILLIAM (62547)

He Was training as a Telegraphist and had been discharged from the RFC as no longer physically fit for war service but died in Odsal Sanitorium from TB, he was buried in Shipley (Hirst Wood) Church Burial Ground.

23-May

2 Lt

AIRD, ARTHUR WILLIAM 

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B7250 of No 209 Sqn, which was last seen going down in flames near Lamotte and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

23-May

2 Lt

BIRCHARD, GORDON FRANK

He was killed whilst flying in Curtis JN-4, C1049 of No 92 Training Sqn, No 44 Wing (Bordon Camp), which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Woodstock Presbyterian Cemetery.

23-May

2AM

COLINSKY, JACOB (44349)

He was a Wireless Operator with No 15 Sqn and died in 29 CCS from gun shot wounds sustained whilst attached to 165 Heavy Battery, RGA, he is buried in Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt.

23-May

2 Lt

FFRENCH, GEORGE EDWARD

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, B2136 of No 27 Sqn, which crashed on take off for a bombing raid and is buried in Pernes British Cemetery.

23-May

Sgt

McLAUGHLAN, FRANCIS YATES (21967)

He was killed in action whilst flying as the observer in DH4, B2136 of No 27 Sqn, which crashed on take off for a bombing raid and is buried in Pernes British Cemetery.

23-May

2 Lt

NELSON, KENNETH ALONZO

He died from injuries sustained on 22 May 1918 whilst flying Dolphin, C3915 of No 4 Training Depot Station spun into the ground and is buried in Chester (Overleigh) Cemetery.

23-May

Capt

PALFREYMAN, AUDUBON ERIC

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, A7840 of No 27 Sqn, which was last seen diving near Maria-Aalter and is buried in Ruddervoorde Communal Cemetery.

23-May

2 Lt

ROACH, DONALD JAMES

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, D6287 of No 6 Training Sqn, which crashed in an attempt to avoid trees during a forced landing resulting from a choked engine and is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

23-May

Lt

STOCKENSTROM, ANDRIES LARS

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D1902 of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

23-May

Capt

THOMSON, GEORGE DWIN DSO, MC

He was second in command of No 7 Training Depot Station and was killed whilst on a cross-country flight in Camel, D9545.  He destroyed 21 enemy aircraft on operations and is buried in Oxford (Wolvercote) Cemetery.

23-May

2AM

WHALAN, THOMAS (28567)

He was serving as a  Driver with No 2 Group (having previously serving with Nos 119 and 129 Sqns) and died in 3 Southern General Hospital, Oxford, cause unknown, he is buried in Greystoke (St Andrew) Churchyard.

23-May

Lt

WIMBUSH, EWART AUSTIN BOURCHIER DFC

He was killed in an air combat whilst on a reconnaissance flight whilst serving with "C" Sqn at Imbros Air Station.  He is commemorated on the Haidar Pasha Memorial.

24-May

Lt

BARBER, VICTOR LESLIE

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying Avro 504, D7676 of No 2 School of Aerial Fighting and Gunnery, which crashed into a hedge after failing to get airborne and is buried in Redcar Cemetery.

24-May

Capt

COLVILL-JONES, THOMAS

He died in captivity from wounds sustained on 25 April 1918 whilst flying in Bristol F2B, B1126 of No 48 Sqn and is buried in Berlin South-Western Cemetery.

24-May

Lt

DALY, JOSEPH JAMES

He was killed whilst flying DH6, C6518 of No 8 Training Depot Station, which lost its left wing during a loop and is buried in Figheldean (St Michael) Churchyard.  His passenger, Maj B S Jordan was also killed.

24-May

2AM

FAIREY, HARRY

He had been serving as an Acetylene Welder at No 1 Aircraft Depot (Engine Repair Section) and died in 1st Eastern General Hospital, Cambridge from tuberculosis of the lungs, he is buried in Cherry Hinton (St Andrew) Churchyard.

24-May

Capt

GLANVILLE, HUGH FANSHAWE

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying Avro 504, D44 of No 2 Training Depot Station, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Dirleton Parish Churchyard.

24-May

1AM

JOHNSTON, FREDERICK (226106)

A Fitter (Aero Engine), he was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in a DH4 of No 226 Sqn and is buried in Taranto Town Cemetery Extension.

24-May

Lt

WOOD, PATRICK BRYAN SANDFORD

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in a DH4 of No 226 Sqn and is buried in Taranto Town Cemetery Extension.

25-May

2 Lt

BACKLER, ALFRED MILNE

He was killed whilst flying in Avro 504, E9993 of No 45 Training Sqn, which collided with Avro 504, D6274 of No 61 Training Sqn near Lincoln and is buried in or was cremated at West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium.

25-May

Lt

BALCH, RAYMOND TENNEY

He was killed flying SE5A, D6097 of No 74 Training Sqn, which crashed during an aerial firing practice on the range and is buried in Castle Bromwich (SS Mary and Margaret) Churchyard.

25-May

Lt

BRUCE, WILLIAM

He was killed whilst flying DH9, C6266 of No 104 Sqn, which was last seen landing at Sezanne (sic) following magneto problems and is buried in Commercy French National Cemetery.

25-May

Pvt

BUTLER, PATRICK (144075)

He was serving as a Labourer at the Cadets Distributing Depot and died from convulsions in New End Hospital, Hampstead, he is buried in Hampstead Cemetery.

25-May

2AM

FLOWER, JOHN THOMAS (9802)

He died had served as a Driver at Nos 3 and 5 Aircraft Parks before returning to the UK in Dec 1917 and died in Shorncliffe Military Hospital from severe contusion of the abdomen, as the result of an accident, he is buried in Lowestoft (Kirkley) Cemetery.

25-May

Lt

GILLIES, J WILLIAM

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504A, 7727 of RAF Cranwell, which dived into the ground after stalling and is buried in Twickenham Cemetery.

25-May

Sgt

GILLON, WILLIAM ALFRED (22104)

He had been serving as a Fitter (General) with No 101 Sqn in France but died in 1 General Hospital, Birmingham from pulmonary tuberculosis and is buried in Lanark (St Leonard's) Cemetery.

25-May

Cdt

HATCH, ARTHUR VERNON (153352)

He was undergoing training in Canada when he died in the Base Hospital, Toronto from pneumonia and is buried in St John (Fernhill) Cemetery, Saint John County.

25-May

Capt

MEDCALF, JAMES HENRY DCM, MC

He was killed whilst flying in Avro 504, E9993 of No 45 Training Sqn, which collided with Avro 504, D6274 of No 61 Training Sqn near Lincoln and is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

25-May

Lt

O'HARA, HENRY EYRE

He was killed in an accident whilst flying SE5A, C6483 of No 74 Sqn and is buried in Ebblinghem Military Cemetery.

25-May

2 Lt

PARTRIDGE, HAROLD EDWARD

He was killed whilst flying in Avro 504, D6274 of No 61 Training Sqn, which collided with Avro 504, E9993 of No 45 Training Sqn near Lincoln and is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

25-May

2 Lt

ROPER, GEORGE

He was killed whilst flying DH9, D5613 of No 131 Sqn which was blown into a spin by the wind whilst turning near the ground and is buried in Shawbury (St Mary) Churchyard.

25-May

2 Lt

SCARBOROUGH, EDWARD OWEN

He was killed whilst flying BE2e, C7022 of No 119 Sqn, which spun into the ground and burst into flames on impact, he is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

25-May

Sgt

SMITH, DAVID GORDON (1455)

A Technical NCO, he was killed whilst flying in DH9, C6266 of No 104 Sqn, which was last seen landing at Sezanne (sic) following magneto problems and is buried in Chambieres French National Cemetery, Metz.

25-May

Lt

SPENCE, LYELL CAMPBELL MC

He died from injuries sustained on 23 May 1918 whilst flying in FK8, C8526 of No 2 Sqn, which crashed on take off and is buried in Pernes British Cemetery.

26-May

Lt

BUTT, FRANK WILFRED

He was killed whilst flying FE2b, B458 of No 102 Sqn, which crashed during a night bombing sortie and is buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 2.

26-May

1AM

COMMINS, ARTHUR HENRY (227201)

He was accidentally killed whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 73 Wing, Yarmouth and is buried in Reading Cemetery.

26-May

Cpl

HORDER, FRANCIS GEORGE (2669)

He was serving as a Motor Cyclist at the Recruits Depot and died in the Military Hospital, Blandford from a cerebral abscess is buried in Wimborne Minster Cemetery.

26-May

2 Lt

LARDNER, ROLAND

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, D1693 of No 211 Sqn, which was shot down by AA fire and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

26-May

Capt

LE MESURIER, THOMAS FREDERICK DSC and 2 Bars

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, D1693 of No 211 Sqn, which was shot down by AA fire and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

26-May

2AM

NICKOLLS, RICHARD GEORGE (7373)

A Fitter (General) he was captured in 1916 whilst serving with No 30 Sqn in Iraq and is presumed to have died in captivity, his body being repatriated and buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

26-May

2 Lt

PEACOCK, ERNEST

He was killed whilst flying Camel, D8131 of No 18 Training Depot Station, which spun into the sea on exiting a roll and is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St John's Westgate and Elswick) Cemetery.

26-May

Lt

PEIRCE, GEORGE FELIX

He was killed whilst flying Camel, D1896 of No 4 Sqn AFC and is buried in Ebblinghem Military Cemetery.

26-May

Lt

SLAVIK, JOHN FREDERICK

He was killed whilst flying Camel, C1638 of No 34 Training Sqn, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Andover Cemetery.

26-May

Sgt

TUCKETT, JOHN STABB (100034)

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B5560 of No 1 School of Aerial Fighting and Gunnery when he fell out for no apparent reason in a dive and is buried in Birkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Cemetery.

26-May

2AM

WHEAL, WILLIAM ROBERT (F/15003)

He had been invalided out of the RNAS at Chatham on 4 Jul 1917 and is buried in Hampstead Cemetery.

26-May

2 Lt

WILLIAMS, GWILYM FRANCIS

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B9328 of No 7 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground after making too steep a climb on take off and is buried in Paddington Cemetery.

27-May

2 Lt

ALLOWAY, CECIL WILLIAM 

He was killed whilst flying BE2e, A8702 of No 190 (Night) Training Sqn, broke up in the air, he is buried in Molesworth (St Peter) Churchyard.

27-May

Lt

BARBE, ADRIEN ESPINASSON

A member of No 111 Sqn, he drowned when HMT Leasowe Castle was torpedoed off Alexandria and is commemorated on the Chatby Memorial.

27-May

2 Lt

BEAUMONT, CHRISTOPHER CHARLES AUDLEY

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, B5147 of No 52 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie and is buried in Berry-au-Bac French National Cemetery.

27-May

Capt

BELL, DOUGLAS JOHN

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, C6730 of No 3 Sqn, which broke up in combat and crashed near Theipval, he is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

27-May

2 Lt

BOLAY, ALBERT RICHARD

He was killed in an accident whilst flying Camel, D1787 of No 65 Sqn and is buried in Vignacourt British Cemetery

27-May

Lt

COFFEY, CHARLES REAY

Killed in action whilst flying in a RE8 of No 52 Sqn and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

27-May

Cpl

CRICHTON, GEORGE ANDERSON (49182)

He was killed in an air raid on Fismes aerodrome whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with 52 Sqn and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

27-May

Lt

GARDINER, IVAN JEPHSON

A member of No 14 Sqn, he drowned when HMT Leasowe Castle was torpedoed off Alexandria and is commemorated on the Chatby Memorial

27-May

Lt

HUTCHESON, GORDON JAMES

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying RE8, C2244 of No 53 Sqn on 25 Apr 1918 and is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

27-May

Lt

LAUGHTON, HENRY PHILLIP WALTER

He was killed whilst flying RE8, E139 of No 1 Training Depot Station, cause unknown and is buried in Radford (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

27-May

Capt

LITTLE, ROBERT ALEXANDER DSO and Bar, DSC and Bar

He was killed in aerial combat at night whilst Camel, D3416 of No 203 Sqn and is buried in Wavans British Cemetery.

27-May

2 Lt

MURRAY, WALTER SCOTT

He was killed whilst flying Sopwith Pup. D4139 of No 4 Training Depot Station, which broke up in the air following an attempt to recover from an over vertical dive and is buried in Eastham (St Mary) Churchyard.

27-May

Lt

PRICE, THOMAS JOHN

He drowned when HMT Leasowe Castle was torpedoed off Alexandria and is commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial.

27-May

2 Lt

WHITEHOUSE, FRANK

He was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, B5147 of No 52 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Berry-au-Bac French National Cemetery.

27-May

Cdt

WINNETT, WILFRED HENRY (154542)

He was killed in an accident whilst flying as a passenger in a Curtiss JN-4 of No 44 Wing in Canada and is buried in London (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery.

27-May

Lt

WYMAN, ALFRED THEODORE

He was killed whilst flying Pup, B5360 of No 91 Sqn, which dived into the ground after he fainted in the air and is buried in Chichester Cemetery.

28-May

Lt

BENNETT, REX GEORGE

He was killed whilst flying Bristol Fighter, C4763 of No 20 Sqn, which was probably shot down by an enemy fighter near Neuf Berquin and is commemorated on the  Arras Flying Services Memorial.

28-May

2 Lt

CRAIB, WILLIAM BRICE

He was killed whilst flying Camel, C8280 of No 65 Sqn, which was last seen in a steep dive west of Lamotte and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

28-May

Pvt 1

GILL, FREDERICK (86141)

He was serving as a Labourer at No 2 Aircraft Acceptance Park and was killed when he was hit by RE8, C2305, he is buried in Hendon Cemetery.

28-May

Lt

HALL, RUSSELL MCKAY

He was killed whilst flying in DH9, B7674 of No 98 Sqn, which was last seen going down in a steep spiral near Ostende and is buried in Stalhille Churchyard.

28-May

3AM

JONES, THOMAS (168008)

He was training at the Recruits Depot when he died in the Military Hospital, Wareham from pneumonia and is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

28-May

Sgt

KUGI, JOHN HECTOR (99940)

He died at Catterick from injuries sustained whilst flying RE8, E95 of No 52 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground after stalling in a turn and is buried in Sheffield (City Road) Cemetery.

28-May

2 Lt

LOCHEED, RALPH WILLIAM

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B832 of No 12 Sqn and is buried in Bac-du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval.

28-May

Sgt

LUFF, PERCY (43738)

He was killed in action whilst serving as a Labourer with No 25 Balloon Section and is buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery.

28-May

Lt

MAKEPEACE, REGINALD MILBURN MC

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, B1178 of No 1 School of Aerial Fighting and Gunnery, which crashed after the wings folded up in flight and is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

28-May

2 Lt

McCLURE, THOMAS ALBERT

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, B1178 of No 1 School of Aerial Fighting  Gunnery, which crashed after the wings folded up in flightand is buried in Toberclare Catholic Churchyard.

28-May

Lt

REILLY, FREDERICK HOLMES

He was killed whilst flying DH9, B7674 of No 98 Sqn, which was last seen going down in a steep spiral near Ostende and is buried in Stalhille Churchyard.

28-May

Lt

SALTER, GEOFFREY CHARLES TAYLOR MC

He was killed whilst flying as an observer in Bristol Fighter, C4763 of No 20 Sqn, which was probably shot down by an enemy fighter near Neuf Berquin and is commemorated on the  Arras Flying Services Memorial.

28-May

3AM

SHIELDS, WALTER (126532)

He was killed in action whilst serving as a Labourer with No 5 Balloon Section and is buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery.

28-May

Lt

SMITH, FRANCIS BEACROFT

He was killed at No 207 Training Depot Station when he was struck by the propeller of Avro 504J, D7657 and is buried in or was cremated at the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

28-May

Lt

SOUTHALL, WILLIAM PERCIVAL

He was killed whilst flying SE5A, C6455 of No 64 Sqn, which was shot down in flames by enemy aircraft near Locon and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

29-May

2AM

CROFT, FRANK RICHARD (90116)

He was killed in an accident whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 12 Sqn (attached to 3rd Brigade) and is buried in Wailly Orchard Cemetery

29-May

2 Lt

FULLERTON, CHARLES ALAN CLARKE

He was killed whilst flying in Avro 504, C656 of No 72 Training Sqn, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Thrybergh (St Leonard) Old Churchyard.

29-May

2 Lt

HEINTZMAN, THOMAS HERMAN

He was killed whilst flying Curtis JN-4, C635 of No 81 Training Sqn, No 42 Wing, which burst into flames on striking the ground in a steep turn during a landing and is buried in Toronto (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery.

29-May

2 Lt

JOWETT, THOMAS

He was killed whilst flying in Avro 504, C656 of No 72 Training Sqn, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Thrybergh (St Leonard) Old Churchyard.

29-May

2 Lt

MACHIN, JOHN EGBERT

He was killed whilst flying DH9, D2803 of No 123 Sqn, which stalled and dived into the ground following an engine failure and is buried in Biddulph (St Lawrence) Churchyard.

29-May

2 Lt

MILLER, BENJAMIN MC

 He was serving with No 7 Balloon Company and was killed during a parachute descent from his balloon, he is buried in Gwalia Cemetery.

29-May

Cdt

ROSENTHAL, SAMUEL (154067)

He was killed whilst flying Curtis JN-4, C635 of No 81 Training Sqn, No 42 Wing, which burst into flames on striking the ground in a steep turn during a landing and is buried in Montreal (Shaar Hashomayin) Cemetery.

29-May

Pvt 2

SANDERSON, JOHN ROBERT (164928)

He was serving at the Armament School (Uxbridge) when he died from heart disease  and is buried in Hull (Hedon Road) Cemetery.

29-May

2 Lt

TOWNSHEND, ROY COWELL

He was killed in an accident whilst flying DH9, D5610 of No 7 Training Depot Station and is buried in Hungerford Church Cemetery.

30-May

Capt

BENBOW, EDWIN LOUIS MC

Initially served as an observer, he was killed whilst flying SE5A, C1861 of No 85 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is buried in Duhallow A.D.S. Cemetery.

30-May

2AM

BRAITHWAITE, MILTON (38355)

He was killed accidentally whilst serving as a Armourer with No  52 Sqn and is buried in Vertus Communal Cemetery.

30-May

Lt

BRUCE, PHILIP THOMSON

He was killed whilst flying Camel, D1793 of No 43 Sqn, which was last seen in combat over Plers and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

30-May

1AM

CHASE, HENRY FRANCIS (213914)

He was killed in action whilst flying as an Aerial Gunner in Curtis H-12, 8660 of RAF Great Yarmouth, which was shot down by enemy seaplanes and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

30-May

1AM

CUSENS, FREDERIC DOUGLAS (65091)

A Wireless Operator, he died in 2 Stationary Hospital, Abbeville from wounds (gas) whilst attached to No 3 Sqn AFC from No 21 Sqn and is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

30-May

2 Lt

DAVIDSON, WILLIAM DUNLOP

He was killed whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C871 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Longueau British Cemetery.

30-May

2 Lt

FARMER, ARCHIBALD ONSLOW

He was killed whilst flying RE8, A3570 of No 69 Training Sqn, when he jumped from the aircraft a few feet from the ground as it side-slipped following a structural failure and is buried in Narborough (All Saints) Churchyard.

30-May

Lt

HEADLAM, JOHN

He was killed whilst flying SE5A, C5381 of No 60 Sqn and is buried in St Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frevent.

30-May

2 Lt

KELSEY, WILLIAM JAMES

He was killed whilst flying DH6, B2734 of No 5 Training Sqn, which crashed on landing after the wing struck a corner of a hut and is buried in Pontypridd (Glyntaff) Cemetery.

30-May

2 Lt

LASHFORD, VINCENT CLARKE

He was killed whilst flying RE8, C2393 of No 120 Sqn, which suddenly dived into the ground from level flight, cause unknown and is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

30-May

Capt

LODER-SYMONDS, WILLIAM CRAWSHAY

He had escaped from Germany, where he had been a PoW since 1914, only 10 weeks before being killed in a flying accident whilst flying DH6, C6853 of No 25 Training Sqn, which dived into the ground from a steep turn with the engine off.  He is buried in Hinton Walrist (St Margaret) Churchyard.

30-May

2AM

MACDONALD, HUGH (140785)

He was serving or training as a Fitter (Aero Engine) at the School of Technical Training and died from meningitis, he is buried in Glasgow (Sandymount) Cemetery.

30-May

Lt

MACKLIN, CHARLES PURSELL

He was killed whilst flying Camel, D6483 of No 3 Sqn, which was last seen in flames near Achiet le Petit during an escort patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

30-May

1AM

NEWTON, HENRY EDWIN (6746)

A Wireless Operator, he was attached to No 3 Sqn AFC and died in 47 CCS from wounds (gas) sustained four days previously, he is buried in Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme.

30-May

Pvt 1

NORMAN, LEONARD CHARLES (217618)

He was killed whilst flying as an Aerial Gunner in DH9, D462 of No 49 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a bombing raid  and is buried in St Riquier British Cemetery.

30-May

2 Lt

PRINCE, WILLIAM FRANCIS JOHN

He was serving at  No 1 Observers' School of Aerial Gunnery and was accidentally shot whilst bathing in a danger area of a Kentish firing range, he is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

30-May

Capt

SMITH GRANT, JOHN GORDON SMITH CHEETHAM

He died of bomb wounds sustained whilst serving with No 70 Sqn during an air raid on Doullens and is buried in Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt.

30-May

Lt

STEVENS, RICHARD HENRY BORKWOOD

He was killed whilst flying DH9, D462 of No 49 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a bombing raid and is buried in St Riquier British Cemetery.

30-May

Capt

YOUNG, CHARLES LESLIE DFC

He was killed in action whilst flying in Curtis H-12, 8660 of RAF Great Yarmouth, which was shot down by enemy seaplanes and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

30-May

2 Lt

YUILLE, WILLIAM BERESFORD

He was killed whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C871 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Longueau British Cemetery.

31-May

Lt

ANDERSON, JOHN LAWRENCE KING 

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, A7825 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down in flames over Karlsruhe, he is buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery.

31-May

2 Lt

BENTON, JOHN WALTER

He died from wounds sustained the previous day whilst flying in RE8, A3447 of No 52 Sqn and is buried in Epernay Cemetery.

31-May

Lt

BURNET, STANLEY

He was killed whilst flying RE8, D4965 of No 17 Training Sqn, which collided with BE2e, 7119 of No 13 Training Sqn near Yatesbury and is buried in Luton General Cemetery.

31-May

Capt

HORTON, GIFFORD DAVIDGE

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, B7657 of No 98 Sqn, which was last seen in a spin over Bruges and is buried in Bedford House Cemetery.

31-May

2 Lt

JONES, JOHN JAMES

He was killed whilst serving with No 46 Training Sqn when he was struck by the propeller of DH6, A9753 after making a forced landing and is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery.

31-May

2AM

KEMP, WILLIAM (39442)

He was serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) at No 1 (Southern) Aircraft Repair Depot and died in Connaught Hospital, Aldershot from a cerebral Abscess, he is buried in Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery.

31-May

2 Lt

MACARTNEY-FILGATE, DESMOND MAURICE

He died from injuries sustained the previous day following an accident whilst flying Avro 504, C657 of No 42 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground after stalling in a turn.  He is buried in Wye (SS. Gregory and Martin) Churchyard.

31-May

Lt

McCONNELL, HAROLD JEFFREY

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, B7657 of No 98 Sqn, which was last seen in a spin over Bruges and is buried in Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery.

31-May

Capt

McMASTER, The Hon FRANK HUGH

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying BE2c, 9997 of the Fleet Observers School, which dived into the ground after the wings folded up in the air and is buried in Wimbledon (Gap Road) Cemetery.

31-May

Sgt

NELLE, HERMAN (101947)

He was killed in action whilst flying as the observer in DH4, A7825 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down in flames over Karlsruhe and is buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery.

31-May

Lt

PARKER, ALLEN FOGGETT

He was killed whilst flying as a passenger in BE2c, 9997 of the Fleet Observers School, which folded up the air at about 500 ft and is buried in and is buried in Ripon Cemetery.

31-May

Boy

PRIMMER, HENRY GEORGE (91397)

He was training at the Recruits Depot and died in the Eastern General Hospital, Cambridge, he is buried in Ventnor Cemetery.

31-May

Lt

TART, EDMUND GRAHAM

He was killed whilst flying DH6, B2753 of No 6 Training Depot Station, which collided with another aircraft during an air fighting practice and is buried in Bebington Cemetery.

31-May

Lt

TAYLOR, WILLIAM EDWARD

He was killed whilst flying Camel, C8217 of No 70 Sqn, which was last seen in combat east of Albert and is buried in Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette.

31-May

Flt Cdt

TRACEY, ERNEST OSBORN (100438)

He was killed whilst flying BE2e, 7119 of No 13 Training Sqn, which collided with RE8, D4965 of No 17 Training Sqn near Yatesbury and is buried in  Townstall (St Clement) Churchyard.

31-May

Flt Cdt

WALSH, PETER HARTLEY (ASC - M2/103309)

He was killed whilst flying in Avro 504, D4380 of No 34 Training Sqn, which crashed after the left tailplane broke away in the air and is buried in Andover Cemetery.

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