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RAF Casualties 1918 - G


12-Jul

Capt

GABELL, DOUGLAS RIDLEY CLUNES

He was killed whilst flying RE8, C2236 of No 13 Training Sqn, which dived into the ground and burst into flames, along with Lt G F Delmar-Williamson and is buried in Swindon (St Lawrence) Churchyard.

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.

16-Sep

Capt

GALBRAITH, CHARLES FRANKLIN

He died of wounds sustained the previous day whilst flying in RE8, C2789 of No 5 Sqn and is buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun.

28-Jul

2 Lt

GALBRAITH, JOHN GERSHIN

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying RE8, C5075 of No 13 Sqn and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

18-Sep

Pte 1

GALE, WILLIAM J (14782)

A Motor Cyclist, he was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, E2508 of No 62 Sqn and is buried in St Pol British Cemetery, St Pol sur Ternoise.

04-Jun

Lt

GALVAYNE, VERNON FREDERICK ATTRIDE

He was killed whilst flying in Felixstowe F2A, N4302 from RAF Felixstowe, when he was shot through the neck during a patrol and is buried in Birkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Cemetery.

07-Sep

Lt

GAMMELL, BEAUMONT EDWARD

He died from wounds (in captivity?) sustained on 4 Sep 1918 whilst flying in DH9, C6169 of No 107 Sqn, which failed to return from a day bombing raid and is buried in Denain Communal Cemetery.

10-Jun

2 Lt

GANGE, PERCIVAL HOOKWAY

He was killed whilst flying FK3, B9593 of No 1 Training Depot Station when he spun into the ground whilst turning at low level in a strong wind.  He is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery.

16-Jun

2 Lt

GANNAWAY, CHARLES HENRY

He was killed whilst flying DH4, A7597 of No 27 Sqn, which was lost on this date and is buried in Hangard Communal Cemetery Extension.

03-Aug

Lt

GANT, ROBERT WILFRED

He died from Landry's paralysis following pneumonia whilst serving with the Malta Garrison and is buried in Pieta Military Cemetery.

27-Jun

Lt

GANTER, FREDERICK SPOTTISWOOD

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, C8249 of No 73 Sqn, which was last seen in combat near Lille and is buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez.

02-Jun

2 Lt

GARDEN, CLARENCE SCOTT

He was killed whilst flying Sopwith Pup, B6148 of No 4 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground and is buried in Eastham (St Mary) Churchyard.

24-Jul

Flt Cdt

GARDEN, DUNCAN (110331)

He was killed whilst flying RE8, A3479 of No 33 Training Depot Station, which possibly broke up in the air and is buried in Forres (Cluny Hill) Cemetery.

16-Oct

Cdt

GARDEN, JAMES SCOTT (173497)

He died in the Base Hospital, Toronto from pneumonia whilst serving in Canada and is buried in Toronto Necropolis.

02-Jul

AM2

GARDEN, JOHN ALEXANDER (109293)

He was killed in action whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 7 Sqn and is buried in Canada Farm Cemetery.

03-Sep

2 Lt

GARDEN, KENNETH CLINTON WILLIAM

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, C4648 of No 1 (Observer) School of Aerial Gunnery, which collided with C4781 of the same unit and is buried in Brompton Cemetery.

02-Sep

2 Lt

GARDENER, CHARLES ERIC

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, C2729 of No 5 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie and is buried in Vis en Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt.

09-Oct

2 Lt

GARDENNER, JOHN VERNON

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in RE8, F5904 of No 6 Sqn and is buried in Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy.

12-Nov

Cdt

GARDINER, HARRY (132566)

He died in Shorncliffe Military Hospital from influenza whilst serving as a Labourer with No 5 Cadet Wing and is buried in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery.

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

23-Jun

AM2

GARDNER, ARTHUR (126856)

He died from bronchial -pneumonia and cardiac failure caused by influenza whilst serving as a Carpenter at No 1 Aeroplane Supply Depot and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

30-Sep

Capt

GARDNER, CECIL VERNON DFC

He died from wounds sustained on 27 Sep 1918 whilst flying Dolphin, E4501 of No 19 Sqn during combat and is buried Grevillers British Cemetery.

10-Aug

Flt Cdt

GARDNER, FRANK ALBERT (119621)

He was killed whilst flying RE8, D4765 of No 1 Training Depot Station, when the wings folded back in the air and is buried in Pulborough (St Mary) Churchyard.  AM1 R B McNeil USAS was also killed.

28-Jun

2 Lt

GARLICK, TOM

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, C4593 of No 4 Sqn, which is believed to have been shot down and is buried in Borre British Cemetery.

06-Jul

Chf Mech

GARNER, WILLIAM MYLES (205345)

He was killed whilst flying as the photographer in 1 Strutter, A5257 of RAF Turnhouse, which crashed in a flat spin on landing on its return from a photographic sortie and is buried in Edinburgh (Seafield) 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.

24-Nov

AM3

GARRATT, THOMAS (93648)

He died in the Central Military Hospital, Aylesbury, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Machinist with No 199 Sqn and is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery.

18-Nov

2 Lt

GARSIDE, JACK

He was killed in a flying accident whilst serving at No 3 Fighting School and is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

01-Nov

Pte 1

GARTON, HERBERT (58710)

He died in the Connaught Hospital, Aldershot from pneumonia whilst serving as a Labourer with No 1 (Southern) Aircraft Repair Depot and is buried in Derby (Uttoxeter Road) Cemetery.

26-Sep

Lt

GASSON, FITZROY ARTHUR BELL

He was killed whilst flying DH4, A7632 of No 202 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried Zeebrugge Churchyard.

21-Apr

2 Lt

GASTER, PERCY STUART

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

31-Jul

AM3

GATE, WILLIAM JAMES (112130)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Labourer at No 4 Aeroplane Supply Depot and is buried in Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte.

29-Jun

Lt

GATECLIFF, JAMES NOEL

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, D4834 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an artillery observation sortie and is buried in Cinq Rues British Cemetery, Hazebrouck.

19-Oct

Cpl

GATEHOUSE, WALTER (30932)

He died in East Leeds War Hospital from carcinoma gastric whilst serving as a Painter with No 2 Aircraft Repair Depot and is buried in Leeds (Armley) Cemetery.

22-Oct

Pte 2

GATRILL, EDWARD (313393)

He died in the Group Clearing Station  from double lobar pneumonia whilst serving as a Batman with the Adriatic Group and is buried in Taranto Town Cemetery Extension.

08-Aug

Lt

GAUKROGER, JAMES KENNETH

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, D5668 of No 107 Sqn, which failed to return from a bombing raid and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

30-Oct

Cpl

GAYTHORPE, GEORGE GRAHAM (130519)

He died from pneumonia in the Central Military Hospital at Aylesbury whilst serving as a Disciplinarian with the School of Technical Training and is buried in Pendlebury (St John) Churchyard.

11-Aug

2 Lt

GEARY, BLIAN CHARLES

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

23-Jun

Cpl

GEE, GEORGE ALBERT (204584)

He died at 90 Ivanhoe Street, Leicester from pneumonia whilst serving as a Rigger (Airship) at Wormwood Scrubs Depot and is buried in Leicester (Welford Road) Cemetery.

10-Apr

Lt

GEIDT, CHARLES UPPLEBY

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

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.

05-Nov

Cpl

GELLER, HARRY (4209)

He died in 3rd Southern General Hospital, Oxford from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 28 Training Depot Station and is buried in Plashet Jewish Cemetery.

26-Aug

2 Lt

GEORGE, JOHN FREDERICK DSM

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, D1659 of No 226 Sqn, which came down in the sea north of Brindisi  and is commemorated on the Giavera Memorial.

18-Sep

2 Lt

GERHARDI, HAROLD JAMES

He was killed in action whilst flying in FK8, C3590 of No 47 Sqn and is buried in Doiran Military Cemetery.

30-Nov

AM2

GIBB, THOMAS RITCHIE (99434)

He died in No 9 Casualty Clearing Station from influenza whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 34 Sqn and is buried in Dueville Communal Cemetery Extension.

09-Oct

2 Lt

GIBBONS, JOHN EVEREST

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, F3223 of No 209 Sqn, which crashed after striking a cable and is buried in Triangle Cemetery, Inchy-en-Artois.

04-Nov

AM3

GIBBONS, WILLIAM ALFRED (160891)

He died from influenza and broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with 'E' Section, Reserve Depot and is buried in Guildford Cemetery.

08-Aug

Flt Cdt

GIBBS, DAVID

He died from injuries sustained on 5 Aug 1918 whilst flying Avro 504, D6223 of No 38 Training Depot Station, which crashed about 10 miles from Doncaster and is buried in Rugby (Clifton Road) Cemetery.

24-Oct

Sgt

GIBBS, SAMUEL CHARLES (184051)

Serving as a Disciplinarian, he had been discharged from the RAF on 19 Sep 1918 suffering from neurasthenia, from which he may have died and is buried in Hampstead Cemetery

15-Nov

AM2

GIBSON, ALBERT CLAUDE (134696)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Photographer with No 27 Sqn and is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

06-Jul

2 Lt

GIBSON, DONALD PATZKI

He was serving as an equipment officer with No 2 (Northern) Aircraft Repair Depot and died from acute intestinal obstruction following an operation for appendicitis, he is buried in Toronto (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery.

10-Oct

AM2

GIBSON, EDWARD KILPATRICK (174865)

He died from influenza whilst serving as a Labourer in Canada and is buried in Hamilton Cemetery.

10-Jul

AM2

GIBSON, RICHARD JOHN (406951)

He was killed in action whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 10 Sqn and is buried in Hagle Dump Cemetery.

13-Jul

Pte ?

GIBSON, ROBERT (262485)

He died in Fargo Military Hospital from peritonitis whilst serving with No 118 Sqn and is buried in Forfar Cemetery.

19-Nov

Mem

GIBSON, SUSAN (11426)

A member of the WRAF she was killed or died whilst serving in the UK and is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery.

09-Nov

Flt Cdt

GIBSON, VERNON FRANCIS (76395)

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F1946 of No 51 Training Depot Station, which dived into the ground ay high speed, possibly after fainting and is buried in Shotwick (St Michael) Churchyard.

03-Oct

Sgt

GIBSON, WILFRED (6378)

He had been a Rigger (Aero) prior to retraining as a pilot and was killed whilst flying a Dolphin of No 91 Sqn, which crashed but the reason was not apparent and is buried in Hetton (Eastington Lane) Cemetery.

05-Nov

2 Lt

GILBERT, ANSON ELLIOTT

He died from influenza whilst serving in Canada and is buried in Hamilton Cemetery.

08-Oct

Cdt

GILBERT, CHARLES OLIVER (172217)

He died from influenza whilst training as an Observer  in Canada and is buried in Elmvale Presbytarian Cemetery.

19-Sep

AM1

GILBERT, SIDNEY RICHARD (13024)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Carpenter with No 3 Stores Depot, Milton and is buried in Birmingham (Key Hill) Cemetery.

26-Sep

Lt

GILBERT, STANLEY CLAUDE

He was the pilot of DH9, E632 of No 99 Sqn on a raid against railway targets at Metx Sablon.  They were attacked by enemy fighters and except for three aircraft which returned early with technical problems the whole formation was lost with Gilbert being killed.  He is buried in Ste Ruffine Communal Cemetery.

04-Sep

Lt

GILBERTSON, DENNIS HENRY STACEY

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, E1472 of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Villers au Tertre Communal Cemetery.

03-Oct

Lt

GILCHRIST, ARCHIBALD

He was killed in action whilst flying in FK8, F3475 of No 35 Sqn, which failed to return from a contact patrol and is buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gouy.

07-May

AM1

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-Nov

Lt

GILFILLAN, ARTHUR WAYLAND

He died from pneumonia following influenza whilst serving with No 15 Wing and is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

05-Nov

Cpl

GILL, EDMUND (40436)

He was killed in an accident at Old Sarum whilst serving as Rigger (Aero) with the Air/Infantry Co-operation School and is buried in Thurstonland (St Thomas) Churchyard.

29-Oct

AM2

GILL, ERNEST HARRY HAROLD (67995)

He died in Thetford Military Hospital from pneumonia whilst serving as a Driver with No 10 Training Depot Station and is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent.

28-May

Pte 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.

22-Nov

AM1

GILL, JOSEPH HENRY (253981)

He died in the War Hospital, Bradford, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Fitter (MT)with No 1 Training Depot Station and is buried in Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery.

23-Oct

Capt

GILL, KENNETH CARLYLE

He was died from wounds sustained in a flying accident (Bristol F2B, C4888) on his way back from hospital whilst serving with No 22 Sqn and is buried in Fillievres British 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.

06-Apr

2 Lt

GILLESPIE, DOUGLAS VICTOR

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

29-Oct

Pte 2

GILLESPIE, HARRY (308295)

He died in Blandford Military Hospital, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Labourer with the Recruits' Training Wing (Blandford) and is buried in Ardmore Roman Catholic Cemetery.

07-Aug

2 Lt

GILLESPIE, ROBERT HOLMES

He was killed whilst flying RE8, D4740 of No 15 Sqn, which failed to return from a corps recce sortie and is buried in Fienvillers British Cemetery.

06-Apr

2 Lt

GILLETT, HOWARD RAYMOND

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

09-Apr

Boy

GILLETT, P A P (157649)

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

31-Oct

AM2

GILLETT, WILLIAM HAROLD (140831)

He died in Blandford Military Hospital from purulent bronchitis whilst serving as a Carpenter with the Reserve Depot and is buried in Llanrhos (or Eglwys-Rhos) (SS. Eleri and Mary) Churchyard.

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.

10-Oct

Pte

GILLIGAN, PATRICK (294297)

He was drowned when the RMS Leinster was sunk by a U-boat in the Irish Sea whilst serving with the Reinforcement Wing and is buried in Grangegorman Military Cemetery.

24-Sep

2 Lt

GILLMAN, BERNARD TUITE

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, E8869 of No 49 Sqn, which last seen in combat over the Foret da Mormal and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

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.

13-Jul

Lt

GILMAN, WALTER

He was returning from a bombing raid in DH9, B9346 of No 211 Sqn, which came down in the sea and is presumed to have drowned, he is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

22-Dec

2 Lt

GILPIN, ROBERT ROOKE

He was killed whilst flying DH4, F2636 of No 57 Sqn which crashed in fog after hitting a tree on the approach to Paris, he is buried in Louvres Communal Cemetery.  His passenger, Maj-Gen C D Rhodes USAS was injured.

30-Apr

Lt

GIRDLESTON, HORACE WILFRED

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

30-Oct

AM2

GISSING, JOHN ALBERT (122589)

He died in Warley Military Hospital, cause unknown, whilst as a Fitter (Aero Engine) serving with No 44 Sqn and is buried in Lincoln (Canwick Road) Cemetery.

29-Jun

Lt

GITSHAM, JAMES

He was killed whilst flying FK8, D5051 of No 35 Sqn and is buried in Vignacourt British Cemetery.

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.

19-Aug

Lt

GLASSE, EDWARD SOUTHEY

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, C926 of No 48 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft of the same unit at 10,000 ft near Peronne and is buried in Hillside Cemetery, Le Quesnel.

16-Sep

Capt

GLEN, JAMES

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel,  E1597 of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

17-Jul

2 Lt

GLENDINNING, STANLEY HILL

He was killed whilst flying a Curtis JN-4 of the School of Aerial Gunnery (Canada) and is buried in Sunderland Cemetery, Ontario County.

19-Oct

AM3

GLENN, EDWIN RAY (151046)

He died from pneumonia whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) in Canada and is buried in Winnipeg (Elmwood) Cemetery.

07-Nov

2 Lt

GLEW, WILLIAM

He was Observer to 2 Lt C E W Thresher in DH9, C3040 of No 99 Sqn on a raid against Buhl Aerodrome on 6 Nov 1918. Their aircraft was shot down forcing Thresher to force land inside the German lines.  Both crew were wounded and captured but Glew died of his wounds the following day and is buried in Sarralbe Military Cemetery.

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.

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.

10-Jun

2 Lt

GODDARD, FRANK EDWARD

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, C698 of No 14 Training Sqn, which stalled in a turn with a failing engine, finally spinning into the ground from about 70 ft and is buried in Fareham (St Paul's, Sarisbury) Burial Ground.

01-Jun

Lt

GODET, LENNOCK DE GRAAFF

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, A7482 of No 55 Sqn, which was seen to break up in the air near Metz and is buried in Chambieres French National Cemetery, Metz.

11-Dec

2 Lt

GODFREY, CHARLES HENRY ALBERT

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F1408 of No 1 Fighting School, which stalled and spun into the ground and is buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery.

17-Jul

Flt Cdt

GODWIN, ARTHUR WILLIAM WILTSHIRE

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B5731 of No 56 Training Depot Station, which collapsed in the air and is buried in Melksham Church Cemetery.

16-Dec

2AM

GOLDMAN, SOLOMAN (22013)

He was serving as a Rigger (Airship) with No 5 Kite Balloon Section, No 1 Wing and died in East Leeds War Hospital from pneumonia whilst at home on leave, he is buried in Leeds (Geldred Road) English Hebrew Cemetery.

16-Dec

2AM

GOLDMAN, SOLOMAN (22013)

He was serving as a Rigger (Airship) with No 5 Kite Balloon Section, No 1 Wing and died in East Leeds War Hospital from pneumonia whilst at home on leave, he is buried in Leeds (Geldred Road) English Hebrew Cemetery.

04-Nov

Sgt

GOLDSTONE, HARRY (141)

He died in 1st Eastern General Hospital, Cambridge from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 190 (Night Training) Sqn and is buried in Lewisham (Ladywell) Cemetery.

16-Jun

Lt

GOLLER, JOHN MORRISSEY

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, C788 of No 62 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is buried in Roye New British Cemetery.

08-Aug

Capt

GONNE, MICHAEL EDWARD MC

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6575 of No 54 Sqn, which failed to return from a bombing raid and is buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnierres.

05-Sep

Lt

GOOD, HERBERT BARRETT

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, D372 of No 92 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

01-Aug

Lt

GOODALE, WALTER HENRY

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, D2900 of No 98 Sqn, which was last seen diving towards the lines and is buried in Chambieres French National Cemetery, Metz.  2 Lt L C Prentice USAS was also killed.

22-Oct

Pte

GOODALL, ALEXANDER (305755)

He died in Blandford Military Hospital from lobar pneumonia whilst training as a Driver (Operator) with 'K' Section, Recruit Training Wing and is buried in Auchterderran Parish Churchyard.

07-Aug

2 Lt

GOODBURN, REGINALD INMAN

He was killed whilst flying RE8, C2394 of No 53 Training Depot Station, which dived into the ground and caught fire after stalling in a flat turn, he is buried in Stretford Cemetery.

31-Oct

Lt

GOODCHILD, VICTOR GEORGE

He died from influenza whilst serving with No 2 Aircraft Supply Depot and is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

23-Oct

Lt

GOODEARLE, FRANCIS ROY

He was killed whilst flying in Bristol F2B, E2590 of No 20 Sqn, which failed to return from a fighter recce sortie and is buried in Awoingt British Cemetery.

29-Sep

2 Lt

GOODHUGH, PERCIVAL HOWARD

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B9271 of No 46 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Caudry British Cemetery.

28-Oct

Lt

GOODMAN, GILBERT ANTHONY

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, E1579 of No 66 Sqn in Italy, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Tezze British Cemetery.

03-Nov

Lt

GOODWILL, ERIC AINSWORTH

He died from wounds sustained on 30 Oct 1918 whilst flying in RE8, C2970 of No 42 Sqn and is buried in Ascq Communal Cemetery.

04-Nov

Mem

GOODWIN, BARBARA ELLEN (611)

A member of the WRAF she died whilst serving with the Aeroplane Repair Shops at Narborough and is buried in Great Massingham (St Mary) Churchyard.

06-Jun

Pte 2

GOODWIN, HAROLD EDWIN (186809)

He died whilst serving as a Batman with No 13 Training Sqn and is buried in Yatesbury (All Saints) Churchyard.

25-Jun

2 Lt

GOODYEAR, CHARLES FREDERICK RICHARDS

He was the observer of DH4, B7866 flown by 2 Lt G A Sweet of No 55 Sqn on a raid against Saarbrucken.  After bombing the target, their formation was attacked by an Albatros and Sweet and Goodyear were shot down, both being killed.  He is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

08-Aug

2 Lt

GOOSEY, HARRY

He was killed whilst flying in RE8, B5131 of No 5 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground from 200 ft and burst into flames, he is buried in Wellington (Doddington Road) Cemetery.

31-Jul

Lt

GORDON, ERSKINE W.

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, D5688 of No 98 Sqn and is buried in Coulommiers Communal Cemetery.

07-Jul

Lt

GORDON, HENRY ANDREW

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, B137 of No 60 Sqn, which was last seen turning towards Allied lines following a combat near Villiers-Brettoneux and is buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnierres.

12-Aug

Lt

GORDON, JOHN AARON

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, E3949 of No 41 Sqn, which was last seen near Moricourt being chased by a number of enemy aircraft and is buried in Assevillers New British Cemetery.

25-Sep

2 Lt

GORDON, RALPH VYVIAN

He was the pilot of DH4, D8365 of No 55 Sqn on a raid against Kaiserslautern.  After leaving the target they were attacked by enemy fighters, but managed to evade them.  However, on landing, 2 Lt Gordon crashed and died later from his wounds.  He is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

27-Jul

2 Lt

GORMAN, ROBERT EMMETT

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B5029 of No 36 Training Depot Station, which collided with E152 of the same unit near Yatesbury and is buried in Yatesbury (All Saints) Churchyard.

05-Jul

AM2

GOSLING, WILLIAM HENRY (232000)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) at No 9 (Eastern) Aircraft Repair Depot, Edmonton and is buried in East Sheen Cemetery.

22-Oct

Lt

GOTCH, GEOFFREY WILLIAM

An Observer, he died at home from influenza and pneumonia whilst training as a pilot at the School of Aeronautics, Reading and is buried in Wycombe Cemetery.

01-Apr

AM 1

GOULD, CHARLES RENWICK (6835)

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

14-Aug

Capt

GOULD, HERBERT RUSKA MC

He was killed whilst flying DH4, A7903 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

01-Oct

2 Lt

GOURLAY, WILLIAM MILLAR

He was killed whilst flying in a Dolphin of No 91 Sqn, which stalled in a turn at low level and is buried in Caterham and Warlingham (Caterham) Burial Ground.

10-Aug

2 Lt

GOW, JOHN ECKFORD

He died from wounds sustained on 31 Jul 1918 whilst flying Camel, D3394 of No 204 Sqn, which was last seen in a fight over Roulers and is buried in Harlebeke New British Cemetery.

20-Apr

Lt

GOWSELL, LEONARD

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

25-Apr

Lt

GOY, ERNEST GEORGE

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

09-Jul

Clk 3

GRACE, GEORGE CHARLES (196826)

He died in the Military Hospital, Blandford from pneumonia whilst training at the Reserve Depot, (Blandford) and is buried in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery.

19-Jul

2 Lt

GRADY, JAMES FRASER

He was killed whilst flying Shorthorn, N5063 of the Aerial Gunnery and Bombing School (Eastchurch), which collided with an Avro during a climb and is buried in Rochester (Strood) Cemetery.

09-Dec

Chf Mech

GRAHAM, ARTHUR JAMES (5293)

He died in 3 Canadian General Hospital from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 8 Sqn, No 15 Wing and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

24-Jun

Lt

GRAHAM, DAVID LIDDELL

He was killed in action whilst flying FK8, C3589 of No 47 Sqn, which burst into flames following a direct hit by AA fire and is buried in Karasouli Military Cemetery.

13-Jul

Lt

GRAHAM, GEORGE WILSON

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B6389 of No 204 Sqn which collided with D3386 of the same unit near Zeebrugge and is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

07-Nov

Sgt

GRAHAM, ROBERT (406644)

He died from influenza and broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Labourer with No 32 Kite Balloon Section, No 17 Balloon Company and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

16-Jul

Flt Cdt

GRAHAM, VERNON WILLIAM (360277/304489)

He was killed whilst flying an Avro 504 of No 41 Training Depot Station, which collided with Avro 504, D5854 of the same unit near St Albans and is buried in St Albans 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.

03-Oct

Pte 2

GRAND, FREDERICK WILLIAM (270886)

He died in Rathburn Hospital from pneumonia whilst under training at te Recruit Depot and is buried in Deseronto Cemetery.

05-Dec

Clk 2

GRANT, BERTIE (124737)

He died in No 59 Casualty Clearing Station from influenza and bronchial -pneumonia whilst serving as a Clerk (General) with No 9 Aircraft Park and is buried in Awoingt British Cemetery.

10-Aug

2 Lt

GRANT, CHARLES FREDERICK

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, C5069 of No 5 Sqn, which failed to return from an artillery observation patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

04-Nov

2 Lt

GRANT, HARCOURT CAMPBELL REOCH

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D9635 of No 80 Sqn, which was last seen over the Foret de Mormal during an offensive patrol and is buried in Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-au-Bois.

02-Sep

Capt

GRANT, RICHARD CRAVEN

He is presumed to have killed in action whilst flying Camel, F5970 of No 209 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

25-Dec

Pte 2

GRAY, ARTHUR (100714)

He was serving as a Labourer with No 3 Stores Depot when he committed suicide by cutting his throat and is buried in North Mymms (St Mary) Churchyard.

29-Dec

2 Lt

GRAY, ALLAN CYRIL

He died whilst serving in Canada from pneumonia and is buried in Collingwood United Cemetery.

23-Oct

Mem

GRAY, FLORENCE ANNIE (20267)

A member of the WRAF, she died whilst serving with No 1 Stores Depot (Kidbrooke) and is buried in Lewisham (Ladywell) Cemetery.

21-Jul

Pte 2

GRAY, GEORGE THOMAS (163237)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as an Assistant Armourer at the Armament School and is buried in Oadby Cemetery.

06-Jun

AM1

GRAY, PERCY JOHN (219793)

He was killed in action whilst serving as a Labourer with 9th Wing during an air raid on Coudekerque and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

02-Nov

Cpl

GRAY, ROBERT (105154)

He died in Ramsey from influenza and septic pneumonia whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 191 (Night) Training Sqn and is buried in Dean's Grange Cemetery.

08-Aug

Lt

GRAY, VICTOR SAMUEL

He was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, D8061 of No 48 Sqn, which was last seen diving down on the enemy side of the lines and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

26-Oct

Gnr

GRAY, WILLIAM (143015) RGA

He was a member of 214th Siege Battery RGA and died whilst attached to No 9 Sqn and is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

15-Aug

Sgt

GRAY, WILLIAM BLACKSTOCK (56080)

He died from wounds suffered in a gas attack whilst serving as an observer with No 25 Sqn and is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

01-Apr

2 Lt

GREASLEY, JOHN RICHARD

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

12-Apr

2 Lt

GREATWOOD, FREDERICK STREETER

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

06-Oct

AM1

GREAVES, CHARLES JOHN (2896)

He had served with No 7 Sqn but was discharged from the RFC on 24 May 1916 as a result of developing pulmonary tuberculosis, from which he presumably died and is buried in Torquay Cemetery and Extension.

28-Oct

2 Lt

GREAVES, NICHOLAS

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D8167 of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension.

21-Oct

AM3

GREEN, ARTHUR AUGUSTUS (271192)

He had only joined up nine days earlier when he died from pneumonia in the Base Hospital, Toronto whilst training as a Fitter (Turner) in Canada and is buried in Toronto Necropolis.

23-Nov

AM1

GREEN, FREDERICK (36479)

A Fitter (Aero Engine), he was killed whilst flying in Bristol Fighter, xxxxx of No 27 Training Depot Station, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Crail Parish Churchyard.

08-Nov

Pte 2

GREEN, HENRY CHARLES (296797)

He died in the Central Military Hospital, Aylesbury from pneumonia whilst training as a Fitter (Aero Engine) at the School of Technical Training and is buried in Nottingham General Cemetery.

30-Oct

Pte 2

GREEN, JAMES (309493)

He died in Blandford Military Hospital from bronchitis whilst training/serving as a Storeman at the Reserve Depot.  He is buried in Blandford Cemetery.

06-Aug

Lt

GREEN, MERLE LIVINGSTONE

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D8248 of No 65 Sqn, which collided with F6069 of the same unit near Cardonnette and is buried in Vignacourt British Cemetery.

14-Oct

Capt

GREENE, JOHN EDMUND

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D3409 of No 213 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery.

19-Aug

AM2

GREENLAND, GEORGE (194997)

He was killed whilst flying in flying Handley Page O/400, D4593 of No 14 AAP, which crashed in a forced landing after fabric was stripped away from the wing during a test flight and is buried in City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery.

26-Nov

Pte 2

GREENSLADE, PERCY (146898)

He died from cerebral effusion and heart failure whilst serving as a Batman with the Midland Area Flying Instructional School (Lilbourne) and is buried in Clifton-on-Dunsmore (St Mary) Additional Churchyard.

16-Jul

Lt

GREENWELL, JOHN EDWARD

He was killed whilst Short 184, N2804 of No 408 Flt, which collided with a house near the seashore and is buried in Stanley New Cemetery.

14-Dec

AM2

GREENWOOD, FRANK (126379)

He died in Tidworth Military Hospital from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 9 Aircraft Repair Depot and is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery.

08-Dec

Cpl Mech

GREENWOOD, HERBERT HENRY (211158)

He died on board the hospital ship 'Karapara' from pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero) with No 1 Balloon Base, (Aegean) Group and is buried in East Mudros Military Cemetery.

13-Apr

Lt

GREENWOOD , LEONARD ASPINALL

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

03-Nov

Pte 1

GREEP, MICHAEL LEONARD (243359)

He died in the RN Hospital, Haslar from pneumonia whilst serving as a Labourer at RAF Calshot and is buried in Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery.

05-Nov

Cpl

GREGORY, HORACE (3347)

He died from influenza whilst serving as a Draughtsman with the Aircraft Park (India) and is commemorated on the Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial.

11-Aug

Lt

GREGORY, MILES SELLS

He was killed in action whilst flying Dolphin, D7876 of No 19 Sqn, which was last seen in combat near Albert and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

04-Oct

Pte 2

GREGORY, WILLIAM (338050)

He died from pneumonia whilst serving as a Batman with the Aircraft Park, Mesopotamia and is buried in Kut War Cemetery.

12-Sep

Lt

GREIG, CHARLES WILLIAM

He was captured whilst serving in Macedonia and sustained gun shot wounds during an escape attempt.  He died from his wounds and is buried in Plovdiv Central Cemetery.

09-Jun

Lt

GRESWELL, ERIC WALTER

He was killed in action whilst flying a SE5A of No 111 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

16-Sep

Lt

GRIFFIN, EDWARD WILLIAM

He was killed in aerial combat whilst flying in DH4, D8378 of No 25 Sqn, which failed to return from a bombing raid and is buried in Huby St Leu British Cemetery.

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.

19-Jul

Lt

GRIFFITH, DONOVAN BALDWIN

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, C193 of No 209 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is buried in Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery.

18-May

AM2

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.

07-Oct

Pte 1

GRIFFITHS, GEORGE SAMUEL (233189)

He died in Norwich whilst serving as a Labourer with No 73 Wing, Yarmouth and is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk.

17-Oct

2 Lt

GRIFFITHS, REGINALD HOPKIN HILL MC

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in RE8, D6799 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie and is buried in Harlebeke New British Cemetery.

11-Oct

2 Lt

GRIGG, DENIS HUGH

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in DH9, E662 of No 98 Sqn and is buried in St Pol British Cemetery, St Pol-sur-Ternoise.

15-Oct

Cdt

GRIGSON, CLAUDE VIVIAN (183204)

He died in Shorncliffe Military Hospital from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving with No 1 Cadet Wing and is buried in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery.

28-Oct

AM2

GRIMBLY, FREDERICK CHARLES (89627)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 34 Sqn and is buried in Giavera British Cemetery, Arcade.

30-Oct

Cpl

GRIMES, JOHN EDWARD ALGERNON (166134)

He died in Crescent War Hospital, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Labourer with No 2 Cadet Wing and is buried in Croydon (Queen's Road) Cemetery.

29-Oct

AM3

GRIMME, JOHN (66996)

He died in 14 Australian General Hospital from dysentery whilst serving as a Rigger (Airship) with No 22 Balloon Base and is buried in Port Said War Memorial Cemetery.

13-Oct

Cdt

GRIMSELL, GEORGE ELDON (272237)

He died in the Base Hospital, Toronto from influenza whilst serving in Canada and is buried in Chatham (Maple Leaf) Cemetery.

08-Jul

2 Lt

GRIMSHAW, GEORGE HENRY

He was killed whilst flying Pup, B7485 of No 6 Training Sqn, which collided with Camel C391 of the same unit near Montrose and is buried in Macclesfield Cemetery.

04-Aug

2 Lt

GRIMWADE, SIDNEY ARTHUR

He was killed whilst flying Camel, E1419 of No 54 Training Depot Station, which crashed, reason unknown and is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Hartshill) Cemetery.

18-Jun

AM3

GROSS, ARTHUR GEORGE CHARLES (122646)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Driver (Learner) at the Armament School and is buried in Boyton (St Andrew) Churchyard.

02-Nov

Sgt

GROVE, EDWARD GEORGE (1435)

He died from septic pneumonia whilst serving as a Turner with No 191 (Night) Training Sqn and is buried in Farnborough (Victoria Road) Cemetery.  His records only show his promotion to Corporal.

01-Aug

AM2

GROVES, ARTHUR CHARLES [GROVES] (205781)

A Wireless Operator, he was killed in action whilst flying in Coastal Airship No XXV from Longside Airship Station, which was lost on a patrol over the North Sea and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

15-Apr

Sgt

GROVES, EDWARD MAURICE (41206)

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

09-Nov

Sgt

GRUNDY, GEORGE ERIC (321897)

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9A, F1022 of No 205 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Boussu-lez-Walcourt Communal Cemetery.

27-Oct

Clk 3

GRUNDY, PERCY BERTRAM (306558)

He serving as a Storeman with 'H' Section, Reserve Depot when he died in Blandford Military Hospital during the Spanish Influenza epidemic.  He is buried in Blandford Cemetery.

06-Nov

AM2

GRUNDY, THOMAS RATCLIFFE (43033)

He died in the Military Hospital, Ipswich from pneumonia whilst serving as a Vulcaniser with 'T' Sqn, Aeroplane Experimental Station and is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

20-Oct

Pte 2

GUESS, THOMAS (299598)

He died from influenza whilst serving as a Labourer with "L" Section, Recruits Training Wing and is buried in Keenaught Roman Catholic Churchyard.

30-Oct

Sgt

GUMBLEY, WILLIAM HOWARD (177051)

He was killed in action whilst flying as the Observer in DH9, D502 of No 49 Sqn, which failed to return from a bombing raid and is buried in Mons (Bergen) Communal Cemetery.

02-Oct

2 Lt

GUNDILL, ROBERT PERCY

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, D1080 of No 108 Sqn, which was last seen flying over Menin 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.

18-Jul

2 Lt

GUNTHER, HARRY HALL

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B7760 of No 63 Training Sqn, which Crashed near Cobham Woods, Kent and is buried in Dartford (Watling Street) Cemetery.

27-Oct

AM1

GUPPY, EDGAR ARTHUR (7980)

He was killed in action whilst serving as a Wireless Operator attached from No 1 Aircraft Depot to No 15 Sqn and is buried in Forest Communal Cemetery.

09-Aug

2 Lt

GUTHRIE, ARTHUR CALDERWOOD 

He was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, C2648 of No 42 Sqn during a recce sortie and is buried in Aire Communal 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.

02-Nov

AM2

GUY, GEORGE THEOPHIAUS (79556)

He was serving as a Driver with No 23 Balloon Company en-route to Egypt aboard HMT Elephanta, when he fell overboard and drowned, he is commemorated on the Basra Memorial.

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