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RAF Casualties 1918 - N


25-Jul

Lt

NAISH, JASPER PAULL

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying Camel, B6479 of No 209 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

15-May

Capt

NAPIER, CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS MC, DCM

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

07-Apr

2 Lt

NAPIER, JAMES

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

24-Oct

Pte 2

NASH, ALFRED ERNEST (287110)

He died from wounds sustained during a gas attack whilst serving as a Labourer with No 13 Balloon Company and is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

07-May

2 Lt

NASH, GORDON

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

14-May

2 Lt

NASH, HENRY ALFRED

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

09-Aug

Lt

NASH, THOMAS STUART

He died from wounds received the previous day, whilst flying Camel, B5587 of No 80 Sqn during an offensive patrol and is buried in Vignacourt British Cemetery.

23-Oct

Capt

NASH, THOMAS WALTER

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D9608 of No 204 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Cement House Cemetery.

07-Aug

AM2

NASH, WINSTON CHURCHILL (276085)

He died, cause unknown, whilst trianing at the Reserve Depot (Blandford) and is buried in Stroud Old Cemetery.

15-Apr

2 Lt

NAYLOR, WILSON

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

13-Dec

AM3

NEAL, FRED (94978)

He drowned in an accident at Bury in Lancashire during a leave whilst serving as a Carpenter with No 3 Stores Depot and is buried in Bury Cemetery, Redvales.  Possibly linked with P M McClellan

15-Nov

AM1

NEALE, WALTER CHARLES (5339)

He died in No 15 Casualty Clearing Station from influenza whilst serving as a Driver with No 6 Sqn and is buried in Don Communal Cemetery, Annoeullin.

20-Dec

Cpl Mech

NEEVES, WALTER (209287)

He died from influenza whilst serving as a Rigger (Airship) with No 1 Base (Malta) and is buried in St Germain-au-Mont-D'or Communal Cemetery Extension.  He was probably returning to the UK at the time of his death.

25-Sep

Sgt

NEIGHBOUR, WALTER HERBERT (217338)

He was the observer to 2 Lt N N Wardlow in DH9A, E8420 of No 110 Sqn on a raid against targets in Frankfurt. After dropping their bombs, the formation was attacked by large numbers of fighters and Neighbour was hit and died, although his pilot was able to make back to their airfield.  He is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

06-Oct

2 Lt

NEIL, JAMES WILSON

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, E8934 of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

08-Jun

Lt

NEILL, GEOFFREY WILLIAM MC

He was killed whilst flying BE2e, B3662 of No 57 Training Sqn, which collided with Avro 504, C4446 of No 195 Training Sqn during an air fighting practice and is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

23-Aug

2 Lt

NEILSON, ALLAN ALFRED

He was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, C2269 of No 12 Sqn and is buried in Bac-du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval.

31-May

Sgt

NELLE, HERMAN (101947)

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

29-Apr

Lt

NELSON, HAROLD LUDLOW

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

14-Jun

Lt

NELSON, JAMES NOEL

He died from wounds sustained on 12 Jun 1918 whilst flying Camel, B7272 of No 213 Sqn and is buried in Hoogstade Belgian Military Cemetery.

23-May

2 Lt

NELSON, KENNETH ALONZO

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

27-Oct

2 Lt

NESBITT, WILLIAM JOSEPH

He was killed in action whilst flying Dolphin, D5236 of No 19 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery.

02-Oct

Pte 1

 

NETHERCOTT, THOMAS RICHARD (67570)

He died from burns sustained whilst serving as a Cook with No 63 Sqn and is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

19-May

2 Lt

NEVIN, FREDERICK DESMOND

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

03-Oct

Sgt

NEW, FRANK S (15538)

He was killed in action whilst flying as the observer in Bristol F2B, A7153 of No 11 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft and is buried in Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt.

04-Oct

AM2

NEWBURY, WILLIAM (BIB) (64066)

He was killed in action whilst serving with No 46 Kite Balloon Section, No 2 Balloon Company and is buried in Queant Communal Cemetery British Extension.  His service records show his date of death as 30 Sep 1918?

29-Oct

Lt

NEWBY, WILLIAM

He was killed whilst flying in SE5A, F5476 of No 1 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Le Rejet-de-Beaulieu Communal Cemetery.

10-Jun

AM2

NEWMAN, ARTHUR ERNEST (407942)

He had been discharged on 6 June 1918 whilst serving as a Batman with No 5 Training Sqn, but died four days later and is buried in Guildford (Stoke) Old Cemetery.

29-Sep

AM3

NEWMAN, MARK GEORGE (56359)

He died in 55 CCS from wounds sustained whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 3 Sqn and is buried in Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension.

07-Nov

AM1

NEWMAN, MAURICE LEA (113016)

He died in the Military Hospital, Maidstone from influenza whilst serving as an Instrument Repaire with No 143 Sqn and is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent.

01-Nov

Boy

NEWPORT, ARTHUR WILLIAM (159558)

He was died in Fargo Military Hospital from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving with No 12 Training Depot Station and is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

23-Sep

2 Lt

NEWSON, DOUGLAS ARTHUR

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, C2300 of No 42 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

09-May

2 Lt

NEWTON, FLEMING

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

30-May

AM1

NEWTON, HENRY EDWIN (6746)

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

03-Apr

2 Lt

NEWTON, ROBERT FRANCIS

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

17-Dec

Cdt

NICHOLAS, JOSEPH LEONARD (177637)

He died from pneumonia whilst training (Pilot) at the Armament School, Uxbridge and is buried in Llanover (St Bartholomew) Churchyard.

20-Sep

Lt

NICHOLLS, EDWARD CECIL HENRY ROBERT

He was killed on active service whilst flying Camel, D9578 of No 37 Sqn, which spun into the ground and is buried in Stow Maries (SS. Mary and Margaret) Churchyard.

12-Nov

Sgt

NICHOLLS, JAMES ALBERT (1270)

A Driver by trade, he was killed in an accident involving a Camel of No 203 Sqn and is buried in Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery.  His records don't indicate that he remustered as a Pilot but he is shown as such on the casualty card?

30-Oct

Lt

NICHOLLS, JOHN JAMES

He died from bullet wounds sustained whilst flying in DH9, D7249 of No 103 Sqn and is buried in Lille Southern Cemetery.

24-Dec

2 Lt

NICHOLLS, OSCAR LANCELOT

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, C or D4462 of 'C' Sqn, Central Flying School, which struck the ground as it was recovering from a spin and is buried in Upavon Cemetery.

01-Jul

Pte 2

NICHOLLS/NICHOLAS, H G (190579)

He was killed/died whilst serving at RAF Eastbourne and is buried in Edinburgh (Seafield) Cemetery.  His service records give a date of death as 21 Jul 1918.

02-Jul

2 Lt

NICHOLLS-PRATT, EDWARD GEORGE

He was killed whilst flying FE2b, D90976 of No 13 Training Depot Station, which dived into the ground from a steep glide and burst into flames, he is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery.

24-Sep

AM3

NICHOLS, CHARLES (135825)

He was serving as a Carpenter 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.

07-Sep

2 Lt

NICHOLS, DUDLEY MATTHEW

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F1391 of 'B' Sqn, Central Flying School, which spun into the ground from a climbing turn and is buried in Croydon (Queen's Road) Cemetery.

14-Apr

AM1

NICHOLS, FREDERICK JOSEPH (7398)

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

02-Oct

AM2

NICHOLS, WILLIAM NORMAN JOHN (92455)

He had been captured on 17 Jun 1918 whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 9 Sqn (possibly attached to No 52 Sqn) and died in a German hospital, he is buried in Worms (Hochheim Hill) Cemetery.

18-Jun

Lt

NICHOLSON, OWEN HARROW

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, C1631 of No 3 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

20-Jul

Pte 2

NICHOLSON, WILLIAM (409099)

He died in Northorpe Hospital, Stamford whilst serving with No 1 Training Depot Station and is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

09-Jun

Lt

NICKELS, CHRISTOPHER CHARLES GORDON

He was drowned whilst flying Short 184, N1658 of RAF Great Yarmouth, which was lost on a patrol and is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

26-May

AM2

NICKOLLS, RICHARD GEORGE (7373)

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

23-Sep

Cpl

NICOL, WILLIAM (43727)

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.

23-Sep

Lt

NICOLSON, JAMES

He was killed whilst flying Bristol Fighter, E2562 of No 20 Sqn, which was shot down in flames by enemy fighters and is buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery.

19-Jun

2 Lt

NIEGHORN, KARL

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B7415 of No 34 Training Sqn and is buried in Andover Cemetery.

12-Nov

AM1

NIELD, JAMES ROBERT (22607)

He died in 24 Stationary Hospital, Kantara from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as an Instrument Repairer with the "X" Aircraft Park and is buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery.

18-Jun

Lt

NIELSEN, PETER

He was killed whilst flying SE5A, C1923 of No 84 Sqn, which was lost in combat near Abancourt.  He is buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnierres and is also commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

03-Jun

Lt

NIGHTINGALE, ALFRED JOHN

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B6437 of "F" Sqn, which spun into Mudros harbour after he lost control and is buried in East Mudros Military Cemetery.

05-Jun

Clk 3

NIGHTINGALE, CECIL BADEN (189434)

He serving as a Clerk at the Reserve Depot when he died in Wareham Military Hospital from Meningitis and is buried in Tilehurst (St Michael) Church Cemetery.

25-Jun

Lt

NIGHTINGALE, ERIC

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B7278 of No 201 Sqn, which was last seen going down in flames near Villers-Brettoneux and is buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnierres.

24-Sep

Cdt

NIGHTINGALE, SYLVESTER (152324)

He was killed whilst flying Curtiss JN-4, C415 in Canada, whilst diving at silhouettes and is buried in Toronto (Mount Hope) Cemetery.

11-Jul

AM2

NINNIS, RICHARD (121409)

He died in the Military Hospital, Tidworth from broncho-pneumonia, whilst serving as a Batman with No 6 Training Depot Station and is buried in Burnley Cemetery.

17-May

2 Lt

NIXON, LEIGH MORPHEW

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

10-Jun

Lt

NOAD, THOMAS

He was killed whilst flying DH4, A7676 of No 27 Sqn, which was lost on this day and is buried in Verberie French National Cemetery.

28-Jul

Sgt

NOBLE, FRANK ROBERT (43315)

He was killed accidentally, no further details, whilst serving as a mechanic with No 67 (or 57) Sqn and is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

03-Nov

AM1

NOBLE, FREDRICK WILLIAM (83462)

He died in 47 General Hospital, Le Treport from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 83 Sqn and is buried in Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport.

24-Sep

Lt

NOEL, HUGH CLOBERY

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, D5842 of No 103 Sqn, which was lst seen under control with a damaged tail but being attacked by four enemy aircraft and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

22-Aug

Lt

NOEL, TOM CECIL MC and Bar

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in Bristol F2B, D7993 of No 20 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter over Westroosebeke.  He is buried in Perth (China Wall) Cemetery in Zillebeke.

07-Apr

Lt

NOLAN, PHILIP JOHN NOEL DFC

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

09-Jul

Flt Cdt

NORD, HARRY ALEXANDER (128210)

He was killed whilst flying DH6, B2782 of No 202 Training Depot Station, which stalled, dived into the ground and burst into flames, he is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

02-Jun

2 Lt

NORMAN, HARRY

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B5744 of No 204 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground from 200 ft and is buried in Eston Cemetery.

30-May

Pte 1

NORMAN, LEONARD CHARLES (217618)

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

20-Oct

2 Lt

NORRIS, REGINALD WALTER

He was killed whilst flying in Avro 504J, C5928 of No 22 Training Depot Station, which nose dived into the ground following an engine failure and is buried in Julianstown (St Mary) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

27-Jun

Sgt

NORTON, CYRIL (317146)

He was killed in action whilst flying as the observer in Bristol F2B, C877 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.  The pilot, Lt J M Goad USAS was also killed.

21-Sep

Pte 2

NORTON, FRANK (167413)

He died in 4th Northern General Hospital, Lincoln from TB and a haemorrhage whilst serving as a Labourer with No 6 Stores Depot and is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

09-Jun

AM1

NOVIS, ARTHUR JOHN (218254)

He died in 55 General Hospital from wounds sustained whilst serving with No 7 or 207 Sqn and is buried in Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte.

03-Dec

Sgt Mech

NOYES, CHARLES HENRY CRISPIN (213949)

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in DH9A, F2740 of No 155 Sqn, which stalled and crashed on West Sussex Golf Links following an engine failure and is buried in Folkstone Old Cemetery.

01-Jun

2 Lt

NUGENT, ANTHONY

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, B7738 of No 52 Sqn and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

02-Apr

Lt

NUNN, FREDERICK ARTHUR WILLIAM

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

02-Aug

2 Lt

NUTCOMBE, THOMAS ARTHUR

He was killed whilst flying in FE2b, A6558 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed on a test flight and is buried in Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme.

24-Aug

Mem

NUTLEY, MARY ALEXANDRA (1897)

A member of the WRAF she was killed/died whilst serving at No 1 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping and is buried in Andover Cemetery.

07-Nov

Cdt

NUTTER, LEONARD HENRY (182416)

He died in the Military Hospital, Blandford from influenza whilst serving with 'B' Section, Reinforcement Wing, having been transferred from No 7 (Observers) School of Aeronautics and is buried in Burton (St James) Churchyard.

31-Aug

Sgt

NYE, GEORGE EDWIN (17931)

He was killed in action whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 104 Sqn and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

 

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