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RAF Casualties 1918 - L


14-Jul

Pte 1

LABHART, FREDERICK REGINALD (146100)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a motor cyclist with No 48 Wing and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

04-Nov

Lt

LACEY, WILLIAM GEORGE

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in DH9, D7355 of No 27 Sqn, which failed to return from a bombing raid and is buried in Thivencelle Churchyard.

07-Oct

2 Lt

LACKEY, HERBERT DAVID

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, E7176 of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Harlebeke New British Cemetery.

18-Oct

AM2

LAGADEC, JEAN BAPTISTE (270171)

He died from influenza whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with the Engine Repair Park (Canada) and is buried in Montreal (Notre Dame des Neiges) Cemetery.

30-Aug

2 Lt

LAING, THOMAS HARRY

He was the pilot of DH4, A7972 of No 55 Sqn on a raid against railway targets at Thionville, during which he and his observer were shot down near the target. He is buried in Arnaville Churchyard Cemetery.

24-Jun

Cdt

LAIRD, ARCHIBALD BURNS (153073)

He was killed whilst flying Curtis JN-4, C149 (42nd Wing) in Canada, which broke up on recovery from a dive and is buried in Cottam Cemetery.

05-Apr

2 Lt

LAKE, HAROLD CALDECOTT

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

24-Apr

2 Lt

LAMB, EDWARD WOOLLARD PENISTONE

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

09-Jul

Lt

LAMB, HAROLD ALFRED

He was killed in action whilst flying a DH9 of No 98 Sqn and is buried in Aire Communal Cemetery.

09-Oct

2 Lt

LAMB, HERBERT JOSEPH

He was killed whilst flying in Bristol F2B, D8012 of No 44 Training Depot Station, cause not apparent and is buried in Bicester Cemetery.

18-Nov

Pte 1

LAMB, MATTHEW (57749)

He died from influenza whilst serving as a Batman with No 5 Sqn and is buried in Auberchicourt British Cemetery.

29-Oct

Mem

LAMBERT, EMILY (15358)

A member of the WRAF she was killed/died whilst serving with No 2 Aeroplane Repair Depot and is buried in Leeds (Beckett Street) Cemetery.

02-Jul

AM3

LAMBERT, GEORGE EDWARD (192554)

He died, cause unknown, whilst undergoing training at the School of Technical Training and is buried at Chesham Burial Ground.

25-Nov

AM1

LAMBERT, WILLIAM HENRY (22524)

A Fitter (General), the unit in which he was serving and the cause of death are currently unknown he is buried in Hartlepool West View Cemetery.  His records have not yet been located.

30-Sep

Lt

LAMBURN, GERALD ARTHUR

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F1410 of No 1 Fighting School, which spun into the ground and burst into flames, he is buried Girvan (Doune) Cemetery.

15-Oct

AM3

LAMING, LEONARD WALTER (136456)

He was discharged from the RAF on 5 Jul 1918 as unfit for further service whilst serving as a Batman with the Reserve Depot.  Whilst the reason for his discharge in unknown it may have been the cause of his death and he is buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery.

13-Aug

Lt

LANCE, WILLIAM GEORGE

He was killed in action whilst flying Dolphin, C3902 of No 19 Sqn, which collided with D3762 of the same unit near Allonville and is buried in Vignacourt British Cemetery.

06-Apr

Pte 1

LANE, ALEXANDER JAMES (215788)

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

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.

09-Nov

2 Lt

LANE, REGINALD WILLIAM

He was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, C2690 of No 4 Sqn during a recce sortie and is buried in Y Farm Military Cemetery, Bois-Grenier.

01-Apr

AM2

LANG, ANDREW (90615)

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

06-Jun

AM3

LANGBECK, HAROLD MINDEN AMAND (93528)

He was undertaking pilot training when he died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying BE2e, A3065 of No 57 Training Sqn, which crashed after stalling in a turn and is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

05-Jun

Lt

LANGDON, JOHN HENRY MC

He was whilst flying an Avro 504, B3220/7946 of No 195 Training Sqn which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Ismailia War Memorial 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.

12-Jul

2 Lt

LANIGAN, WILLIAM LEONARD

He was killed whilst flying DH9, D2787 of No 202 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground from 500 ft and is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

25-Apr

Lt

LANKIN, CYRIL G

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

03-Nov

Mem

LAPISH, MARIAN (4595)

A member of the WRAF she died from pneumonia whilst serving with No 2 (Northern) Aeroplane Repair Depot and is buried in Woodhouse (St Mark) Churchyard.

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.

19-Oct

AM1

LARKIN, HAROLD (20151)

He died from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Motor Cyclist with No 9 Sqn and is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

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.

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-Apr

2 Lt

LATHAM, JOHN HOWARD VINCEN

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

04-Oct

Lt

LATIMER, ALFRED MM

He was killed whilst flying in Camel, D8244 of No 28 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Boscon British Cemetery.

11-Aug

Lt

LATTO, EDWARD CAMPBELL

He was killed whilst flying in RE8, A4178 of Artillery and Infantry Co-operation School, which spun into the ground and burst into flames, he is buried in Dunoon Cemetery

06-Oct

AM1

LAUGHLAND, JAMES (18487)

He died in 8 Canadian General Hospital from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with No 45 Sqn and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

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.

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.

22-Aug

Lt

LAVINGTON, LAURENCE JAMES

He was observer to Lt P C Saxby in DH9, C6202 of No 104 Sqn during a raid on the BASF works in Manheim.  On re-crossing the lines the aircraft came under attack from AA fire and on landing, it was discovered that Moorhouse had been hit and killed, he is buried at Charmes Military Cementery, Essegney.

27-Oct

Pte 2

LAW, ALEXANDER (109757)

He died from influenza whilst serving as a Batman with No 2 School of Military Aeronautics and is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

11-Jun

Lt

LAW, JOHN

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504J, C4323 of No 39 Training Sqn, which stalled, dived into the ground and burst into flames and is buried in Read (St John) Churchyard.

25-Jun

Sgt

LAWDER, WILLIAM EDWARD (28994)

He was killed in action whilst flying as the observer in Bristol F2B, C789 of No 48 Sqn, which was last seen in combat and is buried in Fouquescourt British Cemetery.

09-Aug

2 Lt

LAWRENCE, PERCY

He was killed in action whilst flying FK8, B4175 of No 8 Sqn, which failed to return from a bombing raid and is buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnierres.

07-Apr

Cdt

LAWRIE, IAN GRAY (154579)

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

09-Apr

Sgt

LAWS, HENRY JOHN (205221)

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

23-Sep

AM2

LAWSON, HARRY (93346)

He was serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) 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.

18-Oct

Flt Cdt

LAZENBY, JAMES ARTHUR LEONARD [SMITH]

He died in Dundee War Hospital from injuries sustained whilst flying Avro 504, D7751, of No 26 Training Depot Station which dived into the ground after control was lost, cause unknown and is buried in Bradford (Undercliffe) Cemetery.  His records state he died on 19 Oct 1918?

29-Apr

Cdt

LE BLANC, EDGAR PATRICK (153342)

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

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.

04-Oct

2 Lt

LE LIEVRE, FRANK LYNDON

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, D6985 of No 85 Sqn, which was last seen over Busigny and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

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.

16-Jun

Lt

LEACH, FREDERICK EDWARD

He died from heatstroke whilst serving in India and is commemorated on the Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial.

23-Oct

AM1

LEADER, JOHN (218251)

He died from influenza and broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Driver (Petrol) with the RAF Detachment (Paris) and is buried in Levallois-Perret Communal Cemetery, Paris.

30-Oct

Lt

LEAF, WILLIAM HENRY

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, D6925 of No 92 Sqn and is buried in Premont British Cemetery.

31-Jul

Capt

LEAKE, ERIC GILBERT

He died from wounds sustained on 24 Jul 1918 whilst flying in an RE8 of No 59 Sqn, which was hit by AA fire and is buried in Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt.

14-Jun

AM2

LEALAND, HORACE (247990)

He was serving as a Fitter (General) at RAF Felixstowe where he was accidentally killed when he was struck by a propeller on Felixstowe F2A, N4515 and is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery.

08-Nov

Cpl

LEAR, JESS STANLEY (22902)

He was killed in an accidental bomb explosion at Roville whilst serving in a Miscellaneous capacity with No 115 Sqn (possibly attached from No 1 Aircraft Depot) and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

24-Jun

Lt

LEARN, GERALD ALFRED

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D3367 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed near Zillebeke during a special mission and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

27-Nov

AM3

LEAWOOD, SIDNEY (75357)

He died in the Prison Infirmary, Wormwood Scrubbs from pneumonia whilst serving a sentence for obtaining money by false pretences, having previously served as a Labourer with No 2 Balloon Training Depot and is buried in Greenford Park Cemetery.

09-Nov

2 Lt

LECKENBY, JOHN GEORGE

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, C2774 of No 4 Sqn, which as lost on an artillery observation sortie and is buried in Escanaffles Communal Cemetery.

26-Oct

Pte 2

LECKEY, JOSEPH (304971)

He died in the Military Hospital, Blandford from broncho-pneumonia whilst as a Labourer serving with 'D' Section, Reserve Depot (Blandford) and is buried in Lisburn 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.

27-Nov

Cpl

LEDGER, WILLIAM HENRY (8073)

He died in 28 General Hospital, Salonika from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 17 Sqn and is buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria.

05-Nov

Cpl

LEDINGHAM, ALEXANDER (20406)

He died, cause unknown,  in Bury Infirmary whilst serving as a Fabric Worker with the Reserve Depot and is buried in Bury Cemetery, Redvales.

22-Oct

2 Lt

LEE, CHARLES PERCY

He was killed whilst flying in DH9, D7339 of No 107 Sqn and is buried in St Pol British Cemetery, St Pol-sur-Ternoise.

30-Oct

2 Lt

LEE, EDWARD ARTHUR RICHARD

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, D7323 of No 98 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

30-Nov

Flt Cdt

LEE, FRED (53058)

He died in the New End Hospital in Hampstead from pneumonia whilst serving at the Cadet Distribution Depot and is buried in Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery.

02-May

AM2

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.

23-Jun

AM2

LEE, HERBERT BRADLEY (44112)

He had been serving as a Coppersmith at No 6 Stores Depot but was discharged from the service on 19 Jun 1918, dying four days later and is buried in Huddersfield (Edgerton) Cemetery.

25-Aug

2 Lt

LEE, JOHN ALFRED

He was the observer to Lt P M Payson in A2131 of No 55 Sqn on a raid against railway targets in Luxembourg.  After dropping their bombs, they were attacked by enemy fighters and Lee was killed in the initial attack.  His pilot placed his aircraft underneath another for protection and managed to get back to the airfield.  He is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

01-Nov

Cdt

LEE, JOHN OWEN (181191)

He died in 3rd Southern General Hospital, Oxford from pneumonia whilst serving with No 2 School of Military Aeronautics and is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

14-Aug

2 Lt

LEE, JOHN VARLEY

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in DH9, E634 of No 27 Sqn, which collided with DH9, D1702 of the same unit and is buried in Wanquetin Communal Cemetery Extension.

19-Aug

Lt

LEE, WILLIAM

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504J, B3223 of No 58 Training Sqn, which stalled during slow spiral descent and is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

12-Aug

2 Lt

LEED, DAVID

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D7471 of No 209 Sqn, which was last seen in combat near Peronne and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

05-Dec

2 Lt

LEEMING, LOUIS

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in DH9, D598 of No 73 Wing, Yarmouth which stalled and crashed, he is buried in Clitheroe Cemetery.

22-Nov

AM2

LEES, EDWARD (50655)

He died in 10 General Hospital, Rouen from influenza whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 3 Sqn and is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

07-Jun

Pte 1

LEES, FREDERICK (113214)

He was killed/died whilst serving as a Labourer with No 35 Kite Balloon Section (4th Brigade) and is buried in Berles New Military Cemetery.

13-Apr

2 Lt

LEFEBVRE, RENE HECTOR

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

25-Sep

Cdt

LEFFLER, LEONARD JOHN WILFRED (182290)

He died in 2nd Eastern General Hospital, Brighton from pneumonia whilst serving with No 8 Cadet Wing and is buried in Brighton (Bear Road) Borough Cemetery.

13-Jun

Lt

LEGGE, WILLIAM

He was the pilot of DH4, A7466 of No 55 Sqn on a raid against Treves. Over the target the formation was attacked by enemy fighters and in the rear position Legge took much of the punishment, being seen to leave the formation under control.  They were pursued by two fighters and crashed in flames, both men being killed.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

23-Nov

AM2

LEGGETT, CHARLES WALES (102925)

He died in France from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with No 150 Sqn and is buried in Tourlaville Communal Cemetery and Extension.

18-Jun

Lt

LEIGH, REGINALD LEA

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6665 of No 3 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

07-Oct

Lt

LEIGHTON, GEORGE ROY

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, E1498 of No 66 Sqn and is commemorated on the Giavera Memorial.

19-Apr

Lt

LEITH, SYDNEY ANGUS

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

31-Aug

Lt

LELIEVRE, ROGER HORACE

He was killed whilst flying SPAD VIII, B1622 of No 41 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground from 100 ft after stalling in a climbing turn and is buried in Heston (St Leonard) Churchyard.

14-Nov

2 Lt

LENIHEN, JOHN HAROLD

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 14 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground after stalling during the landing approach and is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

02-Nov

Pte 2

LENNON, WILLIAM COOK (308568)

He was training as a Fitter (Aero Engine) at the Reserve Depot when he died in Blandford Military Hospital during the Spanish Influenza epidemic.  He is buried in Blandford Cemetery.

28-Oct

AM3

LEONARD, GEORGE HENRY (9961)

He died in Alexandria from pneumonia and malaria whilst serving as a Driver with No 50 Balloon Section and is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

30-Oct

2 Lt

LEONARD, THOMAS LAURENCE WASHINGTON

He was killed in action whilst flying in FE2b, E7056 of No 101 Sqn and is buried in Awoingt British Cemetery.

13-Oct

Sgt

LESLIE, ALEXANDER MITCHELL (3358)

He died in 1st Eastern General Hospital, Cambridge from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving as a Carpenter with No 31 Training Depot Station and is buried in Abernethy Parish Churchyard, Perthshire.

28-Oct

Lt

LESLIE, GEORGE BUCHANAN

He died from natural causes whilst serving with No 12 Sqn and is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

29-Oct

AM2

LESLIE, WILLIAM BETTESWORTH (118288)

He died in Milton Hill Hospital, Steventon from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving as a Clerk (General) with No 3 Stores Depot and is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

26-Aug

Sgt

LESTER, PERCY ALFRED (25660)

He was killed whilst serving as an Armourer with No 97 Sqn, when he attempted to rescue the crew of  O/400, C9716 and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

25-Sep

2 Lt

LETHBRIDGE, THOMAS JAMES

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, E1577 of No 34 Sqn and is buried Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension.

11-Oct

Capt

LETTS, JOHN HERBERT TOWNE

He died as a result of a flying accident on take off whilst flying SE5A, C6484 of No 64 Sqn with insufficient height to recover.  He is buried in Bac-du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval.

31-Aug

Pte 1

LEVENE, TOBIAS (130431)

He died from a fractured skull sustained in an accident whilst serving as a Fabric Worker with No 9 Aircraft Park and is buried in Ligny-sur-Canche British Cemetery.

16-Jun

2 Lt

LEVICK, CYRIL

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in RE8, B823 of  No 4 Sqn, which was hit by a direct hit from a British artillery shell  and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

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.

20-May

AM3

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.

25-Apr

2 Lt

LEVY, ALWYN GORDON

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

27-Aug

Pte

LEVY, T SAMUEL (210909)

He died from pneumonia whilst serving as a Labourer with No 67 Wing and is buried in Taranto Town Cemetery Extension.

24-Sep

AM3

LEWIN, ARTHUR COOPER (82921)

He was serving as a Rigger (Aero) 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.

09-Sep

Lt

LEWIS, ALAN VIVIAN

He was killed whilst test flying the Grain Griffin, N102 at the Experimental Station, Grain, which swung on take off, hit a bank on the edge of the airfield and burst into flames, he is buried in Droitwich (St Peter) Churchyard.

06-Nov

Cpl

LEWIS, ARCHIBALD CLAUDE (203446)

He died in the Naval Hospital, Newhaven from pneumonia whilst serving as a Motorboat (Coxwain) at Polegate and is buried in Tollesbury (St Mary) Churchyard.

08-Oct

AM3

LEWIS, ERNEST CHARLES (246427)

He died in the RN Hospital, Haslar from pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 209 Training Depot Station, Calshot and is buried in Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery.

28-Nov

Pte 2

LEWIS, GEORGE WILLIAM (221311)

He was serving as a Batman at Felixstowe and died in the sick quarters at Shotly Barracks from broncho-pneumonia and is buried in St Albans Cemetery.

06-Apr

Lt

LEWIS, HENRY STEWART

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

16-Sep

2 Lt

LEWIS, JACK ARTHUR

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D3357 of No 210 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

22-Oct

AM2

LEWIS, JOHN (138155)

He died from malaria whilst serving as an Electrician with No 142 Sqn and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

04-Jun

2 Lt

LEWIS, JOHN AICKEN CARLETON

He was killed whilst flying DH6, C2028 of No 5 Training Depot Station, which collided with A9704 of the same unit near Stamford  and is buried in or was cremated at Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery.

01-Oct

Cdt

LEWIS, JOSEPH HENRY EDWIN (183163)

He was serving with No 8 Cadet Wing and died in Shorncliffe Military Hospital from pneumonia and is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

15-Jul

Lt

LEWIS, MEREDITH BERNARD

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D1945 of No 54 Sqn, which last seen over Paroy (sic) and is buried in La Ville-aux-Bois British Cemetery.

25-Jul

Lt

LEWIS, RICHARD FRANCIS

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B9398 of No 73 Sqn, which was last seen in combat over Freines and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

13-Aug

Sgt

LEWIS, SIDNEY EDWARD (317179)

He was the Observer to Lt E P Critchley in DH4, F5700 of No 55 Sqn on a raid against Buhl aerodrome.  On the return journey, the formation was attacked by enemy fighters, with Sgt Lewis being killed and his pilot wounded.  He is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

28-Oct

AM1

LEWSEY, HAROLD WILLIAM THOMAS (88715)

He died from wounds sustained in a gas attack whilst serving as a Labourer with No 13 Balloon Company and is buried in Etretat Churchyard Extension.

21-Apr

Lt

LEWTAS, FRANK GORDON

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

13-Aug

2 Lt

LEYDEN, HERRICK PETER GLADSTONE

He was the pilot of DH9, D7229 of No 104 Sqn on a raid against railway workshops at Thionville.  On the return journey AA fire hit the aircraft of 2 Lt F H Beaufort and his aircraft folded up and fell onto that of Leyden with both aircraft plummeting to the ground killing all four occupants.  He is buried in Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery.

20-Apr

2 Lt

LIDDELL, JOHN GILLESPIE

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

17-Apr

2 Lt

LIDDELL, MATTHEW HENRY GOLDIE

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

04-Nov

2 Lt

LIGHTBODY, JOHN DOUGLAS

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, F6257 of No 204 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is buried in Scheldewindeke Churchyard.

15-Sep

Sgt

LIGHTBODY, ROBERT RENWICK (317705)

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, E4404 of No 203 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

28-Nov

Sgt

LILLEY, JOHN ERIC (86754)

He was killed whilst flying SE5A, E5934 of No 1 Fighting School, which spun into the ground and burst into flames after stalling in a turn and is buried in Sunderland (Mere Knolls) Cemetery.

01-Oct

AM1

LILLY, HOWARD FREDERICK (403101)

He died in 2 Australian General Hospital from wounds serving as a Tinsmith with 1st Aeroplane Supply Depot Repair Park and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

02-Dec

AM3

LINAY, ROBERT ELRICH MURRAY (48161)

He died in Hitchin Infirmary from pneumonia whilst serving as a Machinist with No 5 (Eastern) Aircraft Repair Depot and is buried in Tonbridge Cemetery.

18-Sep

2 Lt

LIND, JOHN VINCENT

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

29-Jun

Lt

LINDLEY, BRYANT LUTELLUS MC

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, A7913 of No 25 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie and is buried in Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery.

07-Nov

Pte 2

LINDLEY, GEORGE (300271)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Labourer with No 10 Training Depot Station and is buried in Sheffield (City Road) Cemetery.

21-Jul

Lt

LINDNER, PHILIP EDWARD

He was killed in action whilst flying in a DH4 of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery.

06-Dec

Lt

LINDSAY, ROBERT EDMOND

He died in the London Hospital, Whitechapel from typhoid fever whilst serving with No 26 Training Depot Station and is buried in Forgan (Vicarsford) Cemetery.

14-Jun

Flt Cdt

LING, WILLIAM FREDERICK EDWARD

He was killed whilst flying FK8, B4083 of No 50 Training Sqn, which dived int the ground from 200 ft after stalling in a turn and is buried in Chorleywood Road 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.

07-Jun

Lt

LINK, FREDERICK LESLIE CUFF

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, C6491 of No 74 Sqn, which stalled at 200 ft and is buried in Ebblinghem Military Cemetery.

08-Nov

AM3

LINLEY, EDWARD (197854)

He was killed in an accidental bomb explosion at Roville whilst as an Armourer serving with No 115 Sqn and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

19-Oct

Cpl

LIPSCOMBE, JAMES (16994)

He died from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Storeman with No 1 Aircraft Depot and is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen. 

27-Jul

Lt

LIPSETT, GEORGE ARTHUR

He was killed in action whilst flying Dolphin, E4447 of No 91 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames after the starboard wings folded up in the air and is buried in Chichester Cemetery.

27-Oct

2 Lt

LISTER, RONALD

He was killed in action whilst flying in FK8, F7480 of No 8 Sqn, which failed to return from a photographic sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

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.

21-Jun

2 Lt

LITTLE, DOUGLAS (DAVID) LAVINGTON

He was killed whilst flying FK8, C8617  of No 1 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground from 500 ft during a delivery flight and is buried in Rugby (Clifton Road) Cemetery.

18-Nov

2 Lt

LITTLE, REGINALD KEITH

He was killed whilst flying in BE2c, 9954 of the Marine Observers School, which collided with an Avro of the same unit as they were landing and is buried in Leysdown (St Clement) 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.

13-Oct

Sgt

LITTLE, THOMAS HENRY (RE 446931)

He was killed whilst flying Camel, C4 of the Central Flying School, which pulled out of a dive too quickly causing the wings to fold up and is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery.

20-Sep

AM1

LLEWELLYN, RICHARD (82160)

Serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 193 Training Sqn, he sustained a fractured femur in an accident and died on board a hospital ship, being buried at sea and is commemorated on the Chatby Memorial.

13-Nov

Mem

LLEWELLYN-JONES, FRANCES MARY DULCIE (19185)

A member of the WRAF she was killed or died whilst serving as a Driver in the UK and is buried in Newport (Christ Church) Cemetery.

14-Dec

Flt Cdt

LLOYD, ALAN EDWARD

He was killed whilst flying Camel, H1464 of No 51 Training Depot Station, which fell to the ground in an inverted flat spin and is buried in Highweek (All Saints) Churchyard Extension.

17-Apr

Lt

LLOYD, COLIN CORDEN

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

28-Oct

Flt Cdt

LLOYD, EDWARD (178787)

He was killed whilst flying in Bristol F2B, E2250 of No 2 Fighting School, which collided with C4692 of the same unit over the North Sea and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

20-Nov

AM2

LLOYD, JOHN JAMES (130832)

He died from bronchitis whilst serving as a Batman at 33 Station (Scampton/South Carlton?) and is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery.

07-Nov

AM3

LLOYD, LEONARD NEVILLE (242170)

He died in the RAF Barracks, Fishguard from pneumonia and peritonitis whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 245 Sqn and is buried in or was cremated at the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

12-Oct

Lt

LLOYD, LIONEL BERTIE ELD

He died in the Military Hospital, Bovington from pneumonia whilst serving with No 9 Training Depot Station and is buried in Wool (Holy Rood) Churchyard and Extension.

19-Oct

AM3

LLOYD, LOUIS DAVID (270197)

He died from influenza whilst serving in Canada and is buried in Dartmouth (Woodlawn) Cemetery.

14-Oct

2 Lt

LLOYD, ROBERT AUBREY HASTINGS

He died in No 49 Casualty Clearing Station from gun shot wounds sustained on 10 Oct 1918 whilst flying SE5A, E1267 of No 85 Sqn.  He is buried in Grevillers British Cemetery

18-Oct

Clk 3

LOBB, WILLIAM HENRY (249961)

He died in his billet from pneumonia whilst serving as a Clerk (General) with HQ, No 9 Group and is buried in Highgate Cemetery.

06-Nov

Pte 1

LOCH, HENRY "HARRY" (300909)

He died in 2nd Scottish General Hospital, Edinburgh from pneumonia whilst serving as a Labourer with No 9 Sub-unit, General Duties Unit and is buried in Edinburgh Eastern 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.

19-Aug

2 Lt

LOCKE, EDWARD GEORGE

He was killed in action whilst flying in 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.

22-Jun

AM3

LOCKERBY, JOHN ALFRED (95269)

He died in 55 General Hospital from bronchial -pneumonia whilst serving as a Labourer with No 4 Kite Balloon Section and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

29-Oct

Cdt

LOCKWOOD , FREDERICK GERALD (172260)

He died from pleurisy in King George Isolation Hospital, Winnipeg whilst serving in Canada and is buried in Winnipeg (Brookside) 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.

23-Jun

AM1

LODGE, WILLIAM (28233)

He died from tubercle of the lung whilst serving with No 34 Sqn and is buried in Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa.

09-Aug

2 Lt

LOFTS, WILFRED

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

08-Nov

Pte 2

LOGAN, DAVID (169538)

He was killed in an accidental bomb explosion at Roville whilst serving as a Labourer with No 115 Sqn and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

22-Nov

Lt

LOGAN, THOMAS EDGAR

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying Curtis JN-4, C615 of No 185 Training Sqn and is buried in New Glasgow (Riverside) Cemetery.

28-Oct

AM1

LOISELLE, JOSEPH EMILE (72204)

He died from pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with No 43 Wing and is buried in St Lambert Roman Catholic Cemetery.

16-Jun

Sgt

LOMAX, CECIL (43883?)

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, D1010 of No 99 Sqn, which was lost during a bombing raid and is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

24-Jun

2 Lt

LOMAX, LESLIE JOHN

He accidentally drowned whilst serving with No 113 Sqn and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

09-Nov

Pte 1

LONG, ALBAN LESLIE DANIEL (214979)

He died in the City of London Military Hospital, Clapham from pneumonia whilst serving as a Signaller at the Reserve Depot prior to proceeding overseas and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

30-Oct

Pte 1

LONG, CHARLES (232858)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Labourer with No 248 Sqn at Hornsea Air Station and is buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery.

18-Sep

Lt

LORD, ERNEST OWEN

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, D4854 of No 7 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie and is buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery.

15-Sep

2 Lt

LORD, LAWRENCE MCLEAN

He was killed whilst flying SE5A, E1217 of the Central Flying School, which collided with E4051 of the same unit near Upavon and is buried in Upavon Cemetery.

28-Jun

Pte 2

LOTON, ALFRED JOHN (209060)

He was killed in action whilst flying as the aerial gunner in Bristol F2B, C4880 of No 88 Sqn, which was last seen over Houlthulst Forest and is buried in Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery.

20-Jul

Lt

LOTT, CHARLES WILFRED

He was killed, cause unknown, whilst serving at RAF Kalafrana and is buried in Pieta Military Cemetery.

15-Sep

AM1

LOUGHHEAD, ALBERT EDWARD (401713)

He died from injuries sustained in an accident whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with "X" Engine Repair Depot and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

08-Jun

2 Lt

LOVE, FRANCIS BRUNTON

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B7301 of No 39 Training Sqn, which stalled and spun into the ground, he is buried in Nevendon (St Peter) Churchyard.

06-Nov

AM1

LOVEDAY, FREDERICK (11201)

He died in the King George Hospital, Stamford Street, London from pneumonia whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 1 Motor Transport Depot and is buried in Swindon (Radnor Street) Cemetery.

05-Sep

AM2

LOVELL, HAROLD FREDERICK (46047)

He died from wounds sustained whilst serving as a Driver with No 37 Kite Balloon Section, No 10 Balloon Company and is buried in Vis en Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt.

01-Apr

Cpl

LOVELOCK, EDWARD CHALES (407086)

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

31-Oct

AM3

LOVERIDGE, ERNEST (307321)

He died in Blandford Military Hospital from bronchitis whilst serving as an Electrician with 'K' Section, Reserve Depot and is buried in Southport (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

22-Jul

Maj

LOWCOCK, REGINALD JOHN

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, C861 of the Artillery and Infantry Co-operation School and is buried in Figheldean (St Michael) Churchyard.

04-Nov

2 Lt

LOWE, HERBERT ANGEL

He died from pneumonia whilst serving with No 10 Training Depot Station and is buried in East Harling Cemetery.

30-Aug

Sgt

LOWE, JOHN HENRY (18288)

He was killed in action during a air raid on Azelot whilst serving as a Clerk (Stores) with No 104 Sqn and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

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.

27-Apr

Lt

LOWRIE, VICTOR WILLIAM VALETTE

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

18-Oct

Capt

LOXLEY, REGINALD VICTOR BYRON

He died in a Paris hospital from pneumonia following influenza and is buried in the City of Paris Cemetery, Batignolles, Clichy.  At the time he had been serving as the adjutant of the Department of Aircraft Production in Paris.

17-Aug

Boy

LUCAS, DONALD LESLIE (86646)

He died in Lincoln County Hospital from malignant endo carditis whilst training as a Carpenter with the Boys' Training Wing (Cranwell) and is buried in Ifield (St Margaret) Churchyard, Crawley.

02-Oct

Lt

LUCAS, HUMPHRY WILLIAM HERBERT MC

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst Camel, H767 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed during a forced landing following an engine failure and is buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery.

01-Oct

Cdt

LUCAS, JULIUS (180864)

He was serving with No 8 Cadet Wing and died in Shorncliffe Military Hospital from pneumonia and is buried in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery.

25-Apr

Cpl

LUCAS, REGINALD ARTHUR (1897)

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

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.

12-Oct

AM2

LUFF, ERNEST WILLIAM (66561)

He was killed in action whilst serving as a Driver with No 45 Kite Balloon Section during an enemy air raid on Janes airfield, Macedonia and is buried in Bevillers Communal Cemetery.

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.

30-Jul

Capt

LUGARD, EDWARD MARCH

He was killed whilst flying BE2d, A1816 of No 37 Training Sqn, which dived into the ground after stalling in a climbing turn and is buried in Kensal Green (All Souls') Cemetery.

24-Oct

Cpl

LUGSDIN, ROBERT WILLIAM (68491)

He died in 30 General Hospital from pneumonia whilst serving as a Clerk (General) with No 1 Aircraft Depot and is buried in Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte.

13-Nov

AM2

LUKE, LEONARD ARTHUR (130428)

He died in the Red Cross Hospital in Winchester from rheumatic fever whilst as a Wireless Operator at No 1 Wireless School and is buried in Wellow Cemetery.

01-Nov

2 Lt

LUKER, FRANK PERCY

He died from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving in the UK and is buried in Buckingham Cemetery, but is recorded on his casualty card as not being an RAF officer.

31-Oct

AM2

LUNDY, CECIL EDWARD (76592)

He died in 42 Stationary Hospital, Amiens from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Driver (Petrol) with No 10 Reserve Lorry Park and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

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.

04-Nov

Pte 1

LUPTON, HARRY (234555)

He died in a VAD Hospital from pneumonia whilst serving as a Signaller with No 79 Wing and is buried in Aireborough (Yeadon) Cemetery.

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.

28-Apr

Pte 2

LYLE, ROBERT ALEXANDER (161384)

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

14-Nov

Pte 1

LYNCH, FRANK (64088)

He died in the Group Clearing Hospital, Blandford from influenza whilst serving as a Motor Cyclist with the Reserve Depot ("C" Sect.) and is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

26-Aug

Lt

LYNE, EDGAR MBE

He was killed whilst serving with No 97 Sqn, when he attempted to rescue the crew of  O/400, C9716 and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

01-Nov

Cpl

LYON, HERBERT WOODLEY (146264)

He died from influenza whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 112 Sqn and is buried in Faversham Borough Cemetery.

30-Jul

Pte 2

LYTHGOE, FRED (155338)

He was killed whilst flying in Avro 504K, D6361 of No 13 Training Depot when his pilot slipped from the aircraft at the top of a loop and is buried in Atherton Cemetery.

11-Jul

Pte 2

LYUS, REUBEN (135071)

He died from an illness whilst serving as a Labourer with No 89 Wing and is buried in City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery.

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