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RAF Casualties 1918 - E


17-Oct

AC3

EAGLE, ERIC RODOLPH

He died in the Base Hospital, Toronto from influenza whilst serving in Canada and is buried in Yarker Cemetery.

15-Jul

2 Lt

EALAND, ARTHUR NOEL

He was a technical officer and died from wounds sustained whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C1000 No 88 Sqn, during a wireless telephony practice flight and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

30-Aug

Cpl

EASMAN, WILLIAM ALFRED

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, D2793 of No 226 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery.

13-Jun

Flt Cdt (SQS)

EAST, A G

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, C4440 of No 58 Training Sqn and is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

22-Apr

1AM

EASTER, WILLIAM ALFRED CHARLES

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.

05-Aug

2 Lt

EASTON, GEORGE CYRIL

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, C6354 of No 66 Sqn, which was last seen over Mansue (sic) at 13,000 ft and is buried in Tezze British Cemetery.

30-Jul

2 Lt

EASTON, PHILIP REGINALD

He was killed whilst flying Sopwith Dolphin, D3670 of No 4 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground after stalling and is buried in Cheshunt Burial Ground.

14-Aug

2AM

EASTWELL, JOHN THOMAS

He died in the Station Hospital at Risalpur whilst serving with No 31 Sqn and is buried in Nowshera Military Cemetery as well as being commemorated on Delhi Memorial (India Gate).

20-Aug

Clk 1

EASTWOOD , JAMES ALEC

He accidentally drowned whilst serving with No 3 Stores Depot and is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery.

08-Oct

Cdt

EASTWOOD , RICHARD GORDON

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F2207 of No 29 Training Depot Station, which entered a spin from a roll with insufficient height to recover and is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery.

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.

26-Jun

2 Lt

EATON, EDWARD CARTER

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6630 of No 65 Sqn, which was last seen in combat near Albert and is buried in Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery Albert.

04-Sep

2 Lt

EATON, FREDERICK CHARLES BOSWELL

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, D3106 of No 107 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

21-Sep

2 Lt

EAVES, CLEMENT CLOUGH

He was killed in action whilst flying in O/400, C9723 of No 215 Sqn and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

13-Oct

3AM

ECKHARDT, ARTHUR LAVERNON

He died from influenza whilst serving in Canada and is buried in Campden (Mount View) 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.

12-May

Boy Mech

EDGCOMBE, JOHN ERNEST

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

06-Oct

2 Lt

EDGECOMBE, CHARLES HEDLEY

He was killed whilst flying in DH9, D3222 of No 11 Training Depot Station, which dived into the ground from a very steep turn and burst into flames, he is buried in Salisbury (London Road) Cemetery.

11-Aug

2 Lt

EDGELL, EDWARD HENRY

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, D3079 of No 98 Sqn, which failed to return from a day bombing raid and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

27-Oct

1AM

EDMONDSON, THOMAS WILLIAM

He died from a disease whilst serving with No 11 Sqn and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

05-Nov

Lt

EDRIDGE-GREEN, HENRY ALLEN

He died at Castle Mount Military Hospital from bronchopneumonia whilst serving at Capel Airship Station.  He is buried in Dover (St James's) Cemetery.

15-Oct

Cdt

EDWARDES, RAYMOND HUGHES

He died whilst serving with No 8 Cadet Wing and is buried in Shorncliffe Military 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.

10-Nov

Lt

EDWARDS, BRIAN WALLIE

He died from pneumonia following influenza whilst serving with No 59 Sqn and is buried in Chiswick Old Cemetery.

27-Aug

Lt

EDWARDS, CEDRIC GEORGE

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B6371 of No 209 Sqn, which broke up in the air after being hit by a shell and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

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.

22-Oct

Pvt 2

EDWARDS, JOHN EVANS

He was serving at the Armament School, Uxbridge and died from influenza, he is buried in Milford Haven Cemetery.

07-Jul

2 Lt

EDWARDS, ROBERT STANLEY

He was killed whilst flying either RE8, A4720 or D4720 of No 47 Training Sqn, which dived into the ground and burst into flames during a solo practice flight and is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

06-Jun

3AM

EDWARDS, THOMAS

He was killed in action whilst serving with No 98 Sqn during an air raid on Coudekerque and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

22 Nov

Capt

EDWARDS, STEARNE TIGHE

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying Camel, B4181 of No 38 Training Depot Station, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Tadcaster Cemetery.

01-Dec

Flt Cdt

EDWARDS, THOMAS JAMES

He died in hospital from pneumonia and is buried in Neath (Ynysymaerdy) Cemetery.

09-Oct

Pvt 2

EDWARDS, WALTER PERCIVAL

He died whilst serving at the Recruit Depot and is buried in Chelmsford (Writtle Road) Cemetery.

12-Aug

3AM

EGAN, JOHN CHARLES

He died from wounds sustained whilst serving with No 35 Sqn, No 2 Wing and is buried in Fouilloy Communal Cemetery, Somme.

27-Jul

3AM

EGAN, JOHN JOSEPH

He died whilst serving with No 6 Aircraft Park and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

22-Nov

3AM

EGGETT, VICTOR JAMES

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 192 Sqn and is buried in Dovercourt (All Saints) Churchyard.

03-Oct

Lt

ELDER, JAMES JARVIS

He died from wounds sustained on 16 Sep 1918 whilst flying in RE8, F5977 of No 13 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie and is buried in Ontario Cemetery, Sains-les-Marquion.

05-Sep

Pvt 2

ELEY, GEORGE

He was killed in action whilst serving with No 37 Kite Balloon Section, No 10 Balloon Company and is buried in Vis en Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt.

03-Oct

Pvt

ELEY, RONALD ALFRED

He died whilst serving with the Recruit Training Wing at Blandford and is buried in Swadlincote District (Church Gresley) Cemetery.

30-Nov

1AM

ELFORD, FRED JOHN

He died whilst serving with the Composite Park, Aegean Group from acute bronchitis and is buried in East Mudros Military Cemetery.

30-Dec

Lt

ELLERCAMP, WILFRED ALAN HERBERT

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying Camel, D6637 of No 44 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft as they took off and is buried in Hornchurch (St Andrew) Churchyard.

14-Sep

Sgt

ELLERY, FREDERICK ARTHUR

He was wounded and captured on 9 Aug 1918 whilst flying in DH9, C6320 of No 107 Sqn and died from his wounds in a PoW hospital, he is buried in Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery.

05-Sep

2 Lt

ELLIOTT, CLAUDE ELSDEN

He was killed whilst flying Dolphin, C3998 of No 4 Training Depot Station, which stalled, crashed and burst into flames, he is buried in Eastham (St Mary) Churchyard.

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.

06-Nov

2AM

ELLIOTT, GEORGE

He died from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving with No 2 Kite Balloon Section and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

24-Nov

Sgt

ELLIOTT, H D

He died at home in Margate from natural causes whilst serving with No 2 School of Observers (Manston) and is buried in Minster (Thanet) Cemetery.

29-Jun

Lt

ELLIOTT, HENRY JAMES

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B5670 of No 62 Wing, which spun into the ground following an engine failure and is buried in Lancashire Landing Cemetery.

05-Jun

Lt

ELLIOTT, HUGH WILLIAM

He was whilst flying DH9, C1231 of No 1 Fighting School, which broke up in the air and fell into the sea, he is buried in Boxworth (St Peter) Churchyard.  Lt R B Reed USAS was also killed.

23-Nov

Mem

ELLIS, FLORENCE MARY

A member of the WRAF she was killed or died whilst serving in the UK and is buried in Acton Cemetery.

05-Nov

Pvt

ELLIS, FRED

He died whilst serving with No 28 Training Depot Station and is buried in Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery.

14-Jul

2AM

ELLIS, JOHN

He died whilst serving with No 103 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

20-Nov

Capt

ELLIS, THOMAS ARTHUR

He died at 10 Kingshall Road, Beckenham whilst serving with the Instrument Section, Ministry of Munitions and is buried in Chester (Overleigh) Cemetery.

16-Jun

Lt

ELLISON, SYDNEY WRIGHT

He was killed in action in Italy whilst flying Camel, B5204 of No 28 Sqn, which was last seen at 200 ft near San Dona de Piave.  He is buried in Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension.

26-Nov

2AM

ELMER, C A

He was killed or died whilst serving with an MT Section as a Driver (MT) and is buried in Yorktown (St Michael) Churchyard.

30-Oct

Sgt

ELMER, FREDRICK

He died in No 4 Northern General Hospital, Lincoln whilst serving with No 3 Aircraft Repair Depot and is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

01-Aug

1AM

ELMES, LEONARD ARTHUR

He died from wounds sustained whilst serving with  No 5 Sqn during an air raid on Le Hameau and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

29-Aug

1AM

ELSBY, GEORGE HENRY

He died following an accident whilst serving with No 1 Aircraft Repair Depot and is buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.

01-Sep

2 Lt

ELWORTHY, SYDNEY RICHARD

He died of injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C894 of the Artillery and Infantry Co-operation School, which dived into the ground from 30 ft after stalling during a turn downwind and is buried in and is buried Hemel Hempstead (Heath Lane) Cemetery.

08-Oct

Lt

ELY, FRANK WAYMAN

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, E2420 of No 20 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

07-Sep

Cpl

EMERY, THOMAS

He was killed in an accidental bomb explosion whilst serving with No 46 Sqn and is buried in Villers Bretonneux Military Cemetery.

22-Oct

Pvt 2

EMMOTT, SAMUEL

He died from influenza whilst serving with No 1 (MT) Depot and is buried in Bassingham (St Michael) New Churchyard.

09-Aug

2 Lt

EMTAGE, JOHN EDMUND

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, E621 of No 107 Sqn, which failed to return from a day bombing raid and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

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.

21-Jul

2 Lt

ENGLISH, JOSEPH PATRICK FITZGERALD

He was killed whilst flying Sopwith Dolphin, C4138 of No 4 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground from a turn and is buried in Hooton (St Mary of the Angels) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

16-Jul

Lt

ENGLISH, MAURICE GRAHAM

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, A7868 of  No 22 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie and is buried in Ramscappelle Road Military Cemetery.

23-Sep

3AM

ENICKNAP, JOHN ELVIN

He was serving at No 1 Aircraft Supply Depot at Marquise and was killed in a German air raid on the station, he is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

02-Nov

Lt

ENRIGHT, PRESTON ANTHONY AUGUSTUS DFC

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D8141 of No 222 Sqn, which was seen to spin into the sea and is commemorated on the Doiran Memorial.

07-Nov

Clk 3

ENTWISLE, HUBERT

He died whilst serving at the Record Office and is buried in Darwen Cemetery.

20-May

3AM

ENTWISTLE, THOMAS

He was accidentally killed when he was struck by the propeller of an aircraft of No110 Sqn and is buried in Bolton (Tonge) Cemetery.

19-Jun

Lt

ERSKINE, JAMES

He was killed whilst flying BE2e, 6259 of No 202 Training Depot Station, which nose dived into the ground from a flat spin and is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

02-May

Cdt

EUNSON, JOHN TULLOCK

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)

30-Oct

Lt

EVANS, ARTHUR FREDERIC

He was killed in action whilst flying in O/400, C9728 of No 100 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Longres and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

17-Dec

Flt Cdt

EVANS, DAVID RICHARD

He was killed whilst flying in SE5, F8992 of 'A' Sqn, Central Flying School, which crashed, cause unknown and is buried in Rhondda (Treorchy) Cemetery

29-Jul

2 Lt

EVANS, DAVID REES

He was killed whilst flying DH9, D5611 of No 123 Sqn, which spun into the ground from 700 ft and is buried in Middlesbrough (Linthorpe) Cemetery.

16-Nov

Pvt 2

EVANS, EDWARD

The unit in which he was serving or the cause of his death are not known at the moment but he is buried in West Bromwich Cemetery.

13-Sep

Flt Cdt

EVANS, ERIC HENRY

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F4189 of No 53 Training Depot Station, which dived into the ground inverted and is buried in North Sheen Cemetery.

07-Nov

Lt

EVANS, EVAN LINDSEY PRICHARD

He died in the RAF Hospital at Hillington from pneumonia and is buried in Hillington (St Mary) Churchyard.

25-Nov

Sgt

EVANS, FRANK

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 5 Balloon Wing and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

27-Sep

Pvt 2

EVANS, FREDERICK NORMAN

He was died from pneumonia whilst serving at RAF Bude and is buried Tuckingmill (All Saints) Churchyard.

27-Apr

Flt Sgt

EVANS, GILBERT LAWRENCE

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

21-Apr

2 Lt

EVANS, GRIFFITH WILLIAM

He was killed whilst flying in 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.

29-Oct

2 Lt

EVANS, JOHN

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying in RE8, F6218 of No 13 Sqn during a recce sortie and is buried in Awoingt British Cemetery.

07-Jul

Mem

EVANS, NELLIE

A member of the WRAF, she died from a sickness whilst serving with No 6 Group and is buried in Lambeth (Tooting) Cemetery.

27-Dec

Pvt 2

EVANS, OSCAR WALTER

HHe died from pneumonia whilst serving with the Armament School (Uxbridge) and is buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.

09-Sep

Cdt

EVANS, PERCY JOHN

He died in a Red Cross Hospital in St Leonards on Sea following an operation for acute appendicitis whilst serving with No 5 Sqn, No 8 Cadet Wing and is buried in Temple Balsall (St Mary) Churchyard.

22-Nov

Lt

EVANS, PERCY LEWIS

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying BE2E, C7164 of the W/T School, Chattis Hill, which spun into the ground, reason unknown and is buried in Huddersfield (Edgerton) Cemetery.

01-Nov

Lt

EVANS, SIMON DAVIES

He died from natural causes whilst serving with No 12 Sqn and is buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt.

19-Oct

2AM

EVANS, STANLEY

He died from bronchopneumonia whilst serving with No 45 Sqn and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

21-Dec

Cpl

EVANS, THOMAS ELIAS

He died from a fractured skull, cause unknown whilst serving with HQ, RAF in the Field and is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

05-Nov

3AM

EVANS, THOMAS JOHN

He died from influenza whilst serving with No 115 Sqn and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

25-Oct

Clk 2

EVANS, THOMAS NATHANIEL

He died from pneumonia whilst serving with No 2 Aeroplane Repair Depot and is buried in Clydach-on-Tawe (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

25-Apr

Cdt

EVANS, VICTOR RAYMOND

He was killed whilst undergoing training in Canada when he was struck by the propeller of Curtis JN-4, C477, he is buried in Bayfield Cemetery, Huron County.

27-Jun

Lt

EVANS, WALTER GEORGE

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B7186 of No 213 Sqn, which was last seen in a spin following a combat near Blankenberghe and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

30-Dec

Pvt 2

EVANS, WILLIAM

The unit in which he was serving or the cause of his death are not known at the moment but he is buried in St Albans Cemetery.

11-Jun

Lt

EVANS, WILLIAM DAVID

He was killed whilst flying Dolphin, C4054 of the Central Flying School, which failed to recover from a spin from 100 ft and is buried in Llangybi (St Cybi) Churchyard.

01-Nov

3AM

EVEREST, GEORGE WINNIFRITH

He died from pneumonia whilst serving with No 31 Sqn and is commemorated on the Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial.

08-Oct

Flt Cdt

EVERETT, FRANK

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504K, D8861 of No 54 Training Depot Station, which stalled in a turn with the engine off and is buried in Camberwell Old Cemetery.

17-Nov

Clk 1

EVERITT, WILLIAM JOSEPH ARTHUR

He died from pneumonia whilst serving with No 38 Training Wing and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

10-Oct

2AM

EWING, ARTHUR H. 

He died in the Military Hospital in Hamilton from influenza whilst serving in Canada and is buried in Laporte Gorefield Pioneer Cemetery.

22-Apr

2 Lt

EXLEY, ALFRED TENNYSON

He was killed whilst flying 1 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.

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.

06-Nov

Sgt

EYRE, ALBERT JOHN

He died from bronchopneumonia whilst serving with No 205 Sqn and is buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery.

26-Sep

2 Lt

EYRE, ARTHUR NOEL

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH4, D8419 of No 57 Sqn, which was last seen going down under control near Cambrai and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

06-Oct

2 Lt

EYRE, HUGH CLEMENT

He was observer to 2 Lt A Brandrick in DH9A, F980 of No 110 Sqn on a raid against Kaiserslautern.   They were shot down near the target, with the pilot being captured and Eyre being killed.   He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

09-Nov

2 Lt

EYRES, HENRY TARRANT

He was killed in action whilst flying in FE2b, D9929 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a night bombing raid and is buried in St Erme Communal Cemetery Extension.

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