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RAF Casualties 1918 - O


03-Jul

Lt

OAKLEY, MAURICE FORD

He was killed whilst flying a DH4 of No 66 Wing, which was lost in a flying accident, he is buried in Otranto Town Cemetery.

29-Oct

Pte 2

OATEN, FREDERICK (108248)

He died in hospital whilst serving as a Labourer with No 1 Balloon Sqn and is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

21-Aug

AM2

OATES, HARVEY COOPER (124380)

He was killed whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 21 Training Depot Station when he was struck by the propeller of  Avro 504, D6319 and is buried in Bamford (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

15-Nov

Flt Cdt

OBER-HUBER, OSCAR EDWARD

He was killed whilst flying FK8, D5035 of  No 21 Training Depot Station and is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

14-Sep

Capt

O'BRIEN, HUMPHREY DONATUS STAFFORD MC and Bar

He was accidentally killed whilst serving with No 63 Sqn when he was struck by an aircraft and is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

28-Oct

AM2

O'CALLAGHAN, MICHAEL (288624)

He died from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Batman with No 6 Cadet Wing and is buried in Rathcooney Cemetery.

01-Oct

2 Lt

OCCOMORE, FRANK SAMUEL DFC

He was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, C2325 of No 52 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy aircraft and is buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun.

18-Jun

Lt

O'CONNELL, CHARLES WILSON MC

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B7414 of No 63 Training Sqn, which into the ground from 50 ft after stalling in a climbing turn on take off and is buried in Leytonstone (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

15-Oct

Lt

O'CONNELL, PATRICK MAURICE

He died in No 4 Northern General Hospital in Lincoln from pneumonia whilst serving in the UK and is buried in Kilnamartyra Catholic Churchyard.

28-Oct

AM3

O'CONNOR, EDGAR THOMAS (307232)

He died in the Group Clearing Hospital, Blandford from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as an Electrician at the Reserve Depot and is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery.

27-Oct

Pte 2

O'CONNOR, JOHN (305588)

He died in Blandford Military Hospital from purulent bronchitis whilst serving as a Labourer with 'K' Section, Reserve Depot and is commemorated on the Grangegorman Memorial.

29-Oct

2 Lt

O'CONNOR, RODERICK VINCENT

He was killed in action whilst flying FK8, C3602 of No 17 Sqn and is buried in Struma Military Cemetery.

02-Sep

Capt

O'CONNOR, THOMAS DSC

He was killed whilst flying Felixstowe F2A, N4414 of No 74 Wing, which spun into the ground/sea and is buried in Netley Military Cemetery.

15-Aug

Lt

O'CONNOR-GLYNN, E P

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B2433  of No 66 Sqn, which crashed but the cause is unknown and is buried in Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension.

06-Dec

AM2

ODLING, ARTHUR (229766)

He died in the British Military Hospital, Constantinople from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving as a Driver (Petrol) with No 222 Sqn and is buried in Haidar Pasha Cemetery.

28-Oct

Pte 2

O'DONNELL, PATRICK (306735)

He died in the Military Hospital, Blandford from influenza whilst serving as a Motor Cyclist with the Recruits' Training Wing and is buried in Ardmore Roman Catholic Cemetery.

10-Dec

Mem

O'DONNELL, PHYLLIS EILEEN (20518)

A member of the WRAF she was killed or died whilst serving with No 12 Training Depot Station and is buried in Brighton (Bear Road) Borough Cemetery.

04-Nov

2 Lt

O'DONOGHUE, JAMES

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6455 of No 46 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Berlaimont Communal Cemetery Extension.

06-Oct

Pte 2

O'DONOGHUE, JOSEPH (288259)

He died in Winchester Hospital from lobar pneumonia whilst training as a Wireless Operator at No 1 Wireless School and is buried in Winchester (West Hill) Old Cemetery.

18-Oct

Pte 1

O'DONOHOE, WILLIAM (147396)

He died in 1st General Hospital, Liverpool from pneumonia whilst serving as a Batman with No 250 Sqn and is buried in Liverpool (Toxteth Park) Cemetery.

08-Aug

Lt

OERTLING, LEWIS JOHN FRANCIS

He died of wounds at a regimental aid post sustained whilst RE8, D6747 of No 5 Sqn.  He is buried in Vignacourt British Cemetery.

19-Aug

AM3

OFFORD, CHARLES WILLIAM (163783)

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 Acton Cemetery.

03-Sep

2 Lt

O'FLYNN, GEORGE BERNARD

He was killed whilst flying in Avro 504J, B8692 of No 47 Training Depot Station, which collided with another aircraft and is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

30-Jul

2 Lt

OGILVY, DAVID PEARSON

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, C2237 of No 52 Sqn, which was lost in combat and is buried in Varennes Military Cemetery.

04-Aug

Lt

OGILVY-RAMSAY, MAX

He died from gun shot wounds sustained whilst serving with No 139 Sqn and is buried in Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension.

24-Dec

Lt

O'GRADY, JAMES HENRY

He was killed whilst flying O/400, D5430? (but this was the serial of an Avro 504) of No 215 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

10-Oct

Pte 2

O'GRADY, ROBERT (296791)

He was drowned when the RMS Leinster was sunk by a U-boat in the Irish Sea whilst serving as a Labourer with the Reinforcement Wing and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

04-Oct

Maj

O'HARA WOOD,  ARTHUR HOLROYD

He was killed in action whilst leading his unit, No 46 Sqn on patrol in Camel, D6519, when he collided with H771 of the same unit near St Quentin and is buried in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray-sur-Somme.

25-May

Lt

O'HARA, HENRY EYRE

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

12-Jul

AM3

O'KEEFFE, JOSEPH WILFRED (253852)

He was killed/died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with No 49 TDS and is buried in Pleasington Priory (SS. Mary and John the Baptist) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

06-May

Cdt

O'LEARY, HUGH BARKER (152558)

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

05-Sep

Lt

OLIVER, THOMAS KENNETH GRAHAM

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, F5945 of No 73 Sqn and is buried in Chapel Corner Cemetery, Sauchy Lestree.

01-Aug

Lt

OLMSTEAD, GEORGE TAIT

He was killed in action whilst serving with  No 64 Sqn during an air raid on Le Hameau and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

08-May

2 Lt

O'NEIL, THOMAS MICHAEL

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

04-Dec

Pte 1

O'NEILL, JAMES (69366)

He died from broncho-pneumonia following influenza whilst serving as a Batman with No 33 Kite Balloon Section and is buried in Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension.

08-Jul

2 Lt

ORAM, WILLIAM

He was killed whilst flying SE5A, C9583 of No 56 Sqn, which crashed during a practice flight and is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

25-Sep

2 Lt

ORANGE, HAROLD STARLING

He was the observer to 2 Lt J B Dunn in DH4, D8356 of No 55 Sqn on a raid against Kaiserslautern.  They were shot down and killed on the return journey being buried in the Niederzwehren Cemetery.

29-Sep

Lt

O'REILLY, RICHARD HAMILTON

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, E2509 of No 62 Sqn, which collapsed in the air near Dury and is buried Rumaucourt Communal Cemetery.

29-Aug

2 Lt

ORMEROD, WALTER

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, E1485 of No 43 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Ontario Cemetery, Sains-les-Marquion.

19-Oct

AM3

ORMES, RICHARD ARTHUR (136546)

He died from meningitis whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 20 Training Depot Station and is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

29-Dec

Pte 2

ORMOND, WILLIAM (286828)

He died in 1 Stationary Hospital, Rouen from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Labourer with No 18 Tent Detachment and is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

09-Aug

Lt

ORR, JOHN RICHARD

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D9429 of No 80 Sqn, which last seen crashing from a flat spin near Étinehem and is buried in Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette.

23-Oct

Lt

ORR, OSBORNE JOHN DFC

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D9613 of No 204 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

08-Aug

Lt

ORR, ROBERT SETON SCOTT

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D9645 of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down and is buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnierres.

11-Oct

Cpl

ORRELL, WILLIAM (73956)

He died from pneumonia whilst serving as a Painter in Canada and is buried in Hamilton Cemetery.

03-Jul

AM1

OSBORN, HENRY GEORGE (208920)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Fitter (MT) at No 19 MT Repair Depot, Wormwood Scrubbs and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

22-Dec

2 Lt

OSBORN, JOHN EYLES

He died in Lightburn Hospital, Shettleston from meningitis whilst serving as a Technical Officer on HMS Campania and is buried in City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

05-Oct

2 Lt

OSBORNE, DONALD SPRINGER

He died from injuries sustained on 2 Oct 1918 whilst flying in SE5A, D5998 of the Central Flying School, cause unknown and is buried in Upavon Cemetery.

29-Jun

2 Lt

OSBORNE, GEOFFREY WILLIAM

He was killed in an accident whilst flying inn RE8, C2474 of No 7 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

30-Sep

Lt

OSBORNE, TREVOR LEONARD

He was killed in action whilst serving on the Western Front (47 Sqn?) and is buried in Flesquiers Hill British Cemetery.

20-Nov

AM3

OSBORNE, WILLIAM JAMES (91514)

He died in France from influenza whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with the Engine Repair Shops and is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

25-Aug

AM3

OSGUTHORPE, FRANK (136360)

He was killed whilst serving Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 50 Sqn, when he was accidentally struck by a propeller and is buried in Sheffield (City Road) Cemetery.

14-Aug

Lt

O'SHEA, HARRY ARTHUR

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, C1888 of No 92 Sqn and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

08-Oct

Cdt

OSTIGNY, JOSEPH GASPARD RENE (172998)

He died from pneumonia whilst serving in Canada and is buried in Montreal (Notre Dame des Neiges) Cemetery.

16-Sep

Lt

OSTLER, ALAN

He was killed whilst flying RE8, F5977 of No 13 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie and is buried in Ontario Cemetery, Sains-les-Marquion.

19-Aug

AM2

OSTLER, ALBERT HENRY (62446)

He died in 2nd Northern General Hospital, Leeds from injuries sustained on 10 Aug 1918 whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with No 76 Sqn in a fire when residual vapour in a petrol tank exploded at Helperby and is buried in or was cremated at Islington Cemetery and Crematorium.

28-Sep

Cdt

OSWIN, WILLIAM ARTHUR (183223)

He died in Bevans Hospital, Shorncliffe from influenza and pneumonia whilst under training with No 8 Cadet Wing and is buried Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery.

11-Aug

Flt Cdt

OUGHTIBRIDGE, ROBERT (110656)

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, E1719 of No 51 Training Depot Station, which collided with another aircraft and is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery.

05-May

AM3

OVENS, PETER (101904)

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

01-Oct

2 Lt

OWEN, FRANK DCM

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, D7342 of No 108 Sqn, which was last seen in combat near Roulers and is buried in Harlebeke New British Cemetery.

03-Jun

2 Lt

OWEN, NORMAN

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B7424 of No 63 Training Sqn, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Llandudno (St Tudno) Churchyard.

18-Sep

2 Lt

OWEN, ROBERT EMRYS

He was the observer of a DH9 of No 103 Sqn piloted by Lt T M Phillips, when a shell burst near them sending them into a spin.  He is buried in Rue Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix.

13-Nov

Lt

OWEN, THOMAS JAMES

He died from natural cause including heart failure whilst serving at No 2 Aeroplane Supply Depot and is buried in Bristol (Brunswick Square) Unitarian Burying Ground.

14-Oct

Lt

OWEN, WILLIAM THOMAS

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D3378 of No 213 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

12-Apr

2 Lt

OWEN-HOLDSWORTH, JAMES PHILIP MC

He was killed in action whilst flying in FE2b, A5728 of No 101 Sqn during a night bombing raid and is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens.

 

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