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RAF Casualties 1918   R


21-Dec

Mem

RABBETTS, LILIAN MAUD

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

01-Nov

Pvt 2

RABSON, ALEXANDER JOHN

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 1 Stores Depot and is buried in Herne Bay Cemetery.

09-Oct

2 Lt

RABY, LAURENCE FREDERICK

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in RE8, D6804 of No 53 Sqn and is buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery.

05-Oct

2AM

RADFORD, WALTER

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 45 Sqn and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

14-Sep

Lt

RADLOFF, HEINRICH

He was killed whilst flying a RE8 of No 142 Sqn and is buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery.

07-Dec

Cdt

RADNOR, ALLAN CUTHBERT

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 204 Training Depot Station and is buried in Leysdown (St Clement) Churchyard.

02-Jun

Lt

RAHILL, PETER JOSEPH

He was killed whilst flying RE8, A3895 of the Artillery and Infantry Co-operation School and is buried in Chester (Overleigh) Cemetery.

03-Sep

2 Lt

RALPH, FRANCIS JAMES DFC

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in Bristol F2B, E2181 of No 20 Sqn when he was hit by an explosive bullet from an enemy fighter.  Despite being badly damaged the pilot managed to get the aircraft back to base and Penrose is buried in Villers Bretonneux Military Cemetery.

08-Aug

Lt

RAMSAY, GEORGE STRACHAN

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, D7231 of No 49 Sqn and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

02-Oct

Lt

RAMSAY, JAMES

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, F7597 of No 57 Sqn and is buried in St Aubert British Cemetery.

28-Dec

Mem

RAMSDEN, CLARA

A member of the WRAF she was killed or died whilst serving in the UK and is buried in Heywood United Reformed Church Churchyard.

12-Apr

Lt

RAMSDEN, SAMUEL

He died of his wounds sustained whilst flying in an RE8 of No 4 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

31-Oct

Pvt 2

RANCE, JOHN JAMES

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2 School of Military Aeronautics and is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

05-Jun

2AM

RANKIN, WILLIAM SMITH

He was killed in action whilst serving with No 103 Sqn and is buried in Marissel French National Cemetery.

31-Jul

Lt

RANNEY, KENNETH ALEXANDER

He was killed whilst flying RE8, C2308 of No 53 Sqn and is buried in Thiennes British Cemetery.

28-Aug

Pvt 2

RATCLIFFE, SIDNEY ALFRED

He was died from self inflicted wounds whilst serving at the Armament School and is buried in Pembury (St Peter) New Churchyard.

26-Oct

Lt

RATH, HENRY COYLE DFC

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, C1915 of No 29 Sqn and is buried in Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension.

10-Oct

2 Lt

RATTLE, LOUIS CHALONER

He was killed in action whilst flying O/400, C9697 of No 100 Sqn and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

06-Dec

3AM

RAVEN, G

The unit in which he was serving or the cause of his death are not known at the moment but he is buried in Sheffield (Tinsley Park) Cemetery.

16-Sep

Lt

RAVINE, CYRIL CLIVE GLANDFIELD

He was killed whilst flying in Bristol F2B, F5822 of "L" Flt, 1st Wing, which failed to return from a fighter-recce sortie, he is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

13-Aug

2 Lt

RAWLEY, R W

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH4, A7907 of No 18 Sqn, which was last seen in combat near Albert during a day bombing raid and is buried in Flesquiers Hill British Cemetery.s

18-Jul

2 Lt

RAWLINGS, BENJAMIN MM

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, C6252 of No 107 Sqn and is buried in Vailly British Cemetery.

12-Aug

Pvt

RAWLINGS, CLAUDE JOHN HOWARD

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B or D6713 of No 125 Sqn, which nose dived into the ground.  He was approaching the end of his pilot training and is buried in Bath Abbey Cemetery.

30-Nov

Lt

RAWLINSON, PERCY IVAN

The unit in which he was serving or the cause of his death are not known at the moment but he is buried in Scawby (St Hibald) Churchyard.

24-Jul

2 Lt

RAYMOND, GEORGE VAIL

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F6156 of No 73 Sqn, and is buried in Coulommiers Communal Cemetery.

20-Apr

Maj

RAYMOND-BARKER, RICHARD (DICK) MC

He was the officer commanding No 3 Sqn and was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6439, he is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

15-Jul

Lt

RAYNER, ALBERT STANLEY

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2 Air Supply Depot and is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

01-Aug

1AM

RAYNER, C W

He was killed in action whilst serving with No 5 Sqn during an air raid on Le Hameau and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

17-Oct

Flt Cdt

RAYNER, ERIC BOTTOMLEY

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Avro 504K, D or F8844 of No 204 Training Depot Station and is buried in Stainland (St Andrew) Churchyard.

10-Jul

Boy L/Cpl

READ, REGINALD ALBERT EDWARD

He died from pneumonia whilst serving at RAF Cranwell and is buried in Newhaven Cemetery.

06-Nov

Pvt 2

READ, SIDNEY SAMUEL

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 1 Aircraft Supply Depot and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

25-Sep

2 Lt

READ, STANLEY CHARLES

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in DH9, E8857 of No 27 Sqn, which was seen to go down in flame near Bohain and is buried in Grand Seraucourt British Cemetery.

08-Sep

Sgt

REAST, WALTER ERNEST

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in DH9, D7318 of No 104 Sqn and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

19-May

2 Lt

REDDIE, FRANCIS GRAHAM

He was reported missing and is presumed to have been killed in action whilst flying DH9, B7594 of No 206 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

11-Oct

Cpl

REDFERN, FREDERICK BRISTOW

He died from pneumonia whilst serving with the Instructional School Wing (Blandford) and is buried in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery.

21-Jun

Lt

REDLER, HAROLD BOLTON MC

He was killed whilst flying in DH9, D1018 of No 1 Fighting School and is buried in West Monkton (St Augustine) Churchyard.  Capt I H D Henderson was also killed in this incident.

10-Jul

2 Lt

REDMOND, HERBERT FREDERICK

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, B4090 of No 53 Sqn the previous day and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

08-Oct

Clk 3

REDPATH, GEORGE JOHN

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 6 Stores Depot and is buried in Old and is buried in Bewick (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

19-Nov

Pvt 2

REDWOOD , FRANCIS DANIEL

The unit in which he was serving or the cause of his death are not known at the moment but is commemorated on the Brookwood (United Kingdom 1914-1918) Memorial.

20-Apr

Capt

REECE, FREDERICK BENNETT

He died of wounds sustained flying RE8, D4693 of No 4 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

01-Nov

Lt

REED, ALAN THOMAS

He was killed whilst flying SE5A, D or E6032 of No 94 Sqn and is buried in Morden Cemetery.

23-Oct

2 Lt

REED, FREDERICK HORACE

He was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, D4930 of No 6 Sqn and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

26-Nov

Pvt

REED, JOHN

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 2 Balloon Training Wing and is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

10-Aug

2 Lt

REEMAN, ARTHUR CLIFFORD

He was killed whilst flying in DH4, N5993 of No 202 Sqn and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

04-Jun

2AM

REEPAX, WILLIAM

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 14 Sqn and is commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial.

30-Sep

2 Lt

REES, DUDLEY CARRUTHERS

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, C9293 of No 84 Sqn and is buried in Le Cateau Military Cemetery.

23-Aug

2 Lt

REES, FRANCIS EDWARD

He was killed in action whilst flying in O/400, C9659 of No 215 Sqn and is buried in Sarralbe Military Cemetery.

23-Dec

Sgt

REEVE, W L

He was killed or died whilst serving with the Salonika Aircraft Park and is buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria.

07-Nov

Cpl

REEVE, WALTER

He died from pneumonia whilst serving with No 7 Balloon Wing and is buried in or was cremated at Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium.

05-Sep

Cdt

REID, CECIL DUGALD

He was killed whilst flying Camel, D9556 of No 32 Training Depot Sqn and is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery.

27-Aug

2 Lt

REID, DAVID SIMPSON

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, F5876 of No 16 Sqn and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

30-Sep

2 Lt

REID, FRANK RICE

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F1359 of No 29 Training Depot Station and is buried East Boldre (St Paul) Churchyard.

04-Nov

Lt

REID, JAMES

He was killed in action whilst flying Cael, E7193 of No 65 Sqn and is buried in Gijenzele Churchyard.

09-May

Lt

REID, JAMES DONALD MACRAE

He was killed whilst flying SE5A, D3571 of No 55 Training Sqn and is buried in Clifton-on-Dunsmore (St Mary) Additional Churchyard.

12-May

Lt

REID, JOHN C.M.

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B7192 of No 213 Sqn and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

28-May

Lt

REILLY, FREDERICK HOLMES

He was killed whilst flying DH9, B7674 of No 98 Sqn and is buried in Stalhille Churchyard.

10-Oct

Pvt

REILLY, THOMAS

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

23-Nov

Pvt 1

RENN, FREDERICK HENRY

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 34 Sqn and is buried in Giavera British Cemetery, Arcade.

19-Oct

Flt Cdt

RENNIE, ARTHUR MUIR

He was killed whilst flying in DH3, B5519 of No 12 Training Depot Station and is buried in Alva Cemetery.

16-Jun

Lt

RENNIE, EDWARD CLEMENT

He died from injuries sustaining on 14 Jun 1918 whilst flying in a FK8 of No 17 Sqn and is buried in Lahana Military Cemetery.

04-Jul

1AM

RENTER, HARRY

He was killed/died whilst serving at No 1 Marine Training Depot and is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery.

14-Aug

2 Lt

RENTON, ERIC GEORGE

He was killed in action whilst flying in FK8, B4160 of No 8 Sqn and is buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnierres.

19-Aug

Capt

RENWICK, HUGH ARCHIBALD

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in RE8, A4205 of the RAE, which crashed due to mechanical or structural failure during a test flight and is buried in Farnborough (Victoria Road) Cemetery.

25-Apr

Lt

REPTON, CHARLES TYRWHITT

He was killed in action whilst serving with No 142 Sqn in Palestine and is buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel.

16-Sep

2 Lt

REVILLE ROY CYRIL

He was killed whilst flying in a RE8 of No 14 Sqn and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

17-Nov

3AM

REYNOLDS, A S

He was killed or died whilst serving with the Aero Service Unit and is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

15-Apr

Boy

REYNOLDS, ALBERT EDWARD ROBERT

He was killed/died whilst serving at No 1 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping, he is buried in Colchester Cemetery.

23-Apr

1AM

REYNOLDS, BERTIE

He was killed/died whilst at RAF Manston and is buried in Hanworth (St George) Churchyard.

23-Oct

Lt

REYNOLDS, CHARLES EDWARD

He was the pilot of DH4, D8386 of No 55 Sqn on a raid against railways at Metz-Sablon and is buried in They dropped their bombs and met no major opposition but on landing at base Reynolds crashed and later died of his wounds, his observer surviving.  He is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

10-Dec

2 Lt

REYNOLDS, E F

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

08-Jul

2 Lt

REYNOLDS, EDWARD GUTHERIE

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B2473 of No 73 Sqn and is buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez.

13-Aug

2 Lt

REYNOLDS, FRANCIS WILLIAM POUNSETT

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying Bristol F2B, B1185 of No 36 Sqn and is buried in Brompton Cemetery.

27-Jun

Lt

REYNOLDS, GERALD ELLIS

He was killed in action whilst flying FE2b, D9084 of No 102 Sqn and is buried in Pont-Remy British Cemetery.

18-May

2 Lt

REYNOLDS, JOHN ERIC

He was killed whilst flying DH4, A7583 of No 55 Sqn and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

10-Nov

Cpl

RHODES, GEORGE EDWARD

He died from pneumonia whilst serving with No 209 Training Depot Station and is buried in and is buried in Haslar Royal Naval Cemetery.

11-Nov

Cpl

RHODES, JOHN HENRY THOMAS

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 17 Sqn and is buried in Kirechkoi-Hortakoi Military Cemetery.

11-Jun

Lt

RHODES, THOMAS GEORGE

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, D9261 of No 57 Sqn and is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

14-Dec

Flt Cdt

RICE, E J

The unit in which he was serving or the cause of his death are not known at the moment but he is buried in Heavitree (St Michael) Churchyard Extension.

03-May

Lt

RICE, EDMUND GABRIEL

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504A, B4313 of the School of Special Flying and is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

27-Jun

1AM

RICE, GEORGE

He died whilst serving with No 42 Wing (Deseronto) and is buried in Toronto Necropolis.

09-Oct

Pvt 1

RICH, CHARLES NORMAN ROBERT

He was killed/died whilst serving with the Recruit Training Wing and is buried in Dodbrooke (St Thomas-a-becket) Churchyard.

21-Oct

3AM

RICH, SIDNEY EDWARD

He was killed in an accident whilst serving with No 31 Training Depot Station, when he was struck by a propeller and is buried in Tottenham Cemetery.

08-May

1AM

RICHARDS, ARTHUR NORMAN

He was killed/died whilst serving in the UK, his death being registered in St Faith's, Norfolk and he is buried in Wroxham (St Mary) Churchyard.

02-Oct

Mem

RICHARDS, ETHEL MAUD LILIAN

A member of the WRAF she was killed/died whilst serving with No 8 Cadet Wing and is buried in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery.

27-Sep

Pvt 2

RICHARDS, HENRY BROAD

He died from dysentery whilst serving with No 215 Sqn and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

01-Aug

2 Lt

RICHARDS, HENRY STOKES

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, C4798 of No 1 (Observers) School of Aerial Gunnery which collided with A7262 of the same unit.  He is buried in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery.

01-Apr

Lt

RICHARDS, JOSEPH WILFRED

He was killed whilst DH4, B5484 of No 1 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping and is buried in Watlington (St Leonard) Churchyard

07-Aug

Pvt 2

RICHARDS, SIDNEY FRANCIS

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 238 Sqn at RAF Prawle Point and is buried in Ford Park Cemetery (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery) (Pennycomequick).

21-Aug

2AM

RICHARDS, WILLIAM

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 58 Kite Balloon Sect and is buried in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery.

27-Sep

Sgt

RICHARDSON, ALFRED

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, E669 of No 108 Sqn and is buried in Sanctuary Wood Cemetery.

04-Oct

Cdt

RICHARDSON, ARTHUR

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 42 Wing and is buried in St Louis (Bellefontaine) Public Cemetery.

09-Nov

2 Lt

RICHARDSON, EDWARD EARLE MM

He was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, C2967 of No 15 Sqn and is buried in Solre-le-Chateau Communal Cemetery.

27-Oct

2 Lt

RICHARDSON, ERNEST JAMES

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in a FK8 of No 35 Sqn and is buried in Premont British Cemetery.

07-Sep

Pvt 2

RICHARDSON, HARRY

He was killed whilst serving with No 1 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping when he was struck by the propeller of FE2b, D9101 and is buried in Leeds (Harehills) Cemetery.

24-Oct

3AM

RICHARDSON, J

He was killed/died whilst serving with the Recruits Depot and is buried in Stockport Borough Cemetery.

24-Apr

Sgt

RICHARDSON, LINDEN

He was killed whilst flying Camel, D9537 of No 72 Training Sqn and is buried in York Cemetery, Yorkshire.

23-Sep

2 Lt

RICHARDSON, STUART HERBERT

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F6029 of No 3 Sqn following a combat near Cambrai.  He is buried in Quarry Wood Cemetery, Sains les Marquion.

03-Dec

2 Lt

RICHARDSON, TOM

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

07-Oct

3AM

RICHARDSON, WALTER GEORGE

He was killed in action whilst serving with No 14 Kite Balloon Section and is buried in Bellicourt British Cemetery.

07-Dec

Chf Mech

Richmond, A D H

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 7 Sqn and is buried in Herzele Churchyard.

01-Apr

1AM

RICHMOND, ALLAN

He was serving at No 1 Training Depot Station and was killed in an accident, he is buried in Stokesley Church Burial Ground.

10-May

Sgt

RICHMOND, STANLEY ROBERT

He was killed whilst flying DH4, B2087 of No 27 Sqn and is buried in Caix British Cemetery.

14-Oct

Pvt 2

RICHMOND, THOMAS

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 9 Aircraft Repair Depot (Edmonton) and is buried in Darlington North Cemetery.

21-Apr

Lt

RIDGWAY, PHILIP AMBROSE FAVARD

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B4064 of No 53 Training Sqn and is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

24-Sep

Pvt 2

RIDING, WILLIAM CHARLES

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

28-Jul

2 Lt

RIDOUT, ALLAN GIBBS

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B5582 of "B" Sqn, Central Flying School and is buried in Upavon Cemetery.

04-Jul

Lt

RIEKIE, HARRY HEATLY

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, B5073 of No 9 Sqn and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

04-Nov

Lt

RIGBY, CHARLES

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, D7948 of No 62 Sqn and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

25-Sep

Maj

RIGBY, FRANCIS BURNHAM

He died whilst serving at the Air Ministry and is buried Prestwich (St Mary) Churchyard.

20-Nov

Lt

RIGBY, J

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 16 (Training) Group and is buried in Cottam (St Andrew) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

28-Dec

Sgt

RIGGS, JOHN CLARK

He was killed or died whilst serving with the Engine Repair Shop and is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

30-Aug

Lt

RIGHTON, WILFRID

He was killed whilst flying in Airship SST6 from Kingsnorth Airship Station, when the envelope caught fire and is buried in Cheriton (St Martin) Churchyard..

05-Nov

3AM

RILEY, ALFRED

He was killed/died whilst serving with the Recruit Training Wing and is buried in Salford (Weaste) Cemetery.

24-Nov

2 Lt

RILEY, BENJAMIN

He was killed whilst flying in DH9, D1097 of No 49 Sqn which crashed into a shell dump on take off and burst into flames, he is buried in Cambrai East Military Cemetery.

11-Jul

3AM

RILEY, FRANK

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 1 Balloon Training Wing and is buried in St Helens Cemetery.

26-Oct

2AM

RILEY, JAMES

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 26 Training Depot Station and is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis.

28-Sep

Lt

RINGROSE, RONALD

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, N5962 of No 202 Sqn and is buried in Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery.

05-Oct

Lt

RIPLEY, R C P

He was the pilot of DH9A, E8421 of No 110 Sqn on a raid against Kaiserslautern.  Their formation was attacked before they reached the target, over the target and on the return journey and at some point after the target Ripley and his observer were shot down by enemy fighters and killed.  He is buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery.

03-May

2AM

RITCHIE, GEORGE

He was killed in action whilst serving with No 148 Sqn and is buried in Lapugnoy Military Cemetery.

13-Dec

Lt

RITCHIE, GEORGE THORNHILL

The unit in which he was serving or the cause of his death are not known at the moment but he is buried in Salisbury (London Road) Cemetery.

28-Oct

Sgt

RITCHIE, HUGH NICOL

He was killed whilst flying in O/400, C9691 of No 97 Sqn and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

11-Oct

1AM

RITCHIE, WILLIAM

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 45 Sqn and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

23-May

2 Lt

ROACH, DONALD JAMES

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, D6287 of No 6 Training Sqn and is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

25-Oct

Cpl

ROBERTS, ALFRED JOHN

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 16 Balloon Base and is buried in Isleworth Cemetery.

12-Nov

Mem

ROBERTS, ANNIE

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 4 Training Depot Station and is buried in WRAF, .  Holyhead (Maeshyfrfyd) Burial Board Cemetery.

19-Aug

Lt

ROBERTS, C H

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, D504 of No 98 Sqn, which was seen to go down in flames near Roisel and is buried in Pargny British Cemetery.

31-Oct

Pvt 2

ROBERTS, DAVID

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 14 Balloon Company and is buried in Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

28-Oct

Mem

ROBERTS, ELIZABETH HANNAH JANE

A member of the WRAF she was killed/died whilst serving with No 9 School of Aeronautics and is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

05-Nov

3AM

ROBERTS, ERNEST CHARLES

He died from pneumonia whilst serving with the Reinforcement Wing (Blandford) and is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery.

24-Sep

Lt

ROBERTS, JOHN HERBERT

He was killed in action whilst flying FK8, E8837 of No 8 Sqn and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial..

24-Oct

Clk 2

ROBERTS, K FRANK

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 8 Aircraft Park and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

22-Oct

Pvt 2

ROBERTS, LEONARD LANGFIELD

He was training/serving at the Instructional School, Recruits Depot when he died in the Spanish Influenza epidemic.  He is buried in Blandford Cemetery.

26-Jul

Boy

ROBERTS, PERCIVAL FREDERICK

He was killed whilst flying in DH6, B3042 of No 8 Training Depot Station and is buried in Nottingham Church Cemetery.

04-Nov

Clk 3

ROBERTS, RICHARD

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 6 Stores Depot and is buried in Conwy Cemetery.

30-Jul

Lt

ROBERTS, STANLEY THOMAS CADDWALLADER

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

19-Nov

Pvt 2

ROBERTSON, A

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 46 Training Depot Station and is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

16-Sep

2 Lt

ROBERTSON, ANDREW GILCHRIST

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, B7764 of No 205 Sqn and is buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnierres.

27-Sep

2 Lt

ROBERTSON, DAVID BROWN

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH4, A8031 of No 25 Sqn and is buried in Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez.

27-Sep

2 Lt

ROBERTSON, ELLIOT GAVIN

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, H7249 of No 85 Sqn and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

28-Nov

Cdt

ROBERTSON, TOM

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 8 Cadet Wing and is buried in Banchory Ternan Parish Churchyard.

13-Jul

Lt

ROBERTSON, WILLIAM SCOTT

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, C1818 of No 85 Sqn and is buried in Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres.

13-Sep

Pvt 1

ROBINS, GEORGE

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 1 Balloon Sqn and is buried in Colchester Cemetery.

10-May

2AM

ROBINSON, ALBERT WILLIAM ROBINSON

He was killed whilst flying in Airship C23A from RAF Mullion and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

12-Aug

Lt

ROBINSON, ARNOLD DERHAM

He died from wounds sustained on 8 Aug 1918 whilst flying RE8, F5908 of No 5 Sqn and is buried in Caix British Cemetery.

25-Sep

2 Lt

ROBINSON, ARTHUR JAMES

He was flying DH4, D8413 of No 55 Sqn on a reconnaissance mission and failed to return.  He is buried in Chambieres French National Cemetery, Metz.

08-Aug

2AM

ROBINSON, CHARLES WILLIAM SYDNEY

He died from wounds sustained whilst serving at No 3 Aircraft Depot and is buried in Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery.

28-Apr

Lt

ROBINSON, CYRIL CHARLES EDWARD

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B6520 of No 59 Sqn and is buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.2.

24-Jul

2 Lt

ROBINSON, CYRIL EVANS

He was killed whilst flying DH9, C6340 of No 27 Sqn, which was lost on this date and is buried in Coulommiers Communal Cemetery.

17-Aug

2 Lt

ROBINSON, FREDERICK COLYER

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F4179 of No 34 Training Sqn and is buried in Andover Cemetery.

06-Jun

2 Lt

ROBINSON, GATHORNE CLEGG

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B6620 of No 69 Training Sqn and is buried in Normanton (Altofts) Cemetery.

01-Nov

Flt Cdt

ROBINSON, GEORGE LANCASTER

He was died from injuries sustained on 12 Oct 1918 whilst flying in Avro 504, D4530 of No 13 Training Depot Station which stalled and crashed from a turn near Tern Hill and is buried in Tilstock (Christ Church) Churchyard Extension

19-May

Capt

ROBINSON, GEORGE MC

He was killed whilst flying FE2b, C9792 of No 149 Sqn and is buried in Wye (SS Gregory and Martin) Churchyard.

21-Apr

Lt

ROBINSON, HARRY ESTCOURT

He was killed flying in Avro 504A, A2636 of No 72 Training Sqn which collided near Beverley with 504J, D194 of the same unit during an air fighting practice and is buried in Twickenham Cemetery.

25-Jun

2 Lt

ROBINSON, HARRY PERCIVAL

He was killed whilst flying FK8, C8428 of No 6 Training Depot Station and is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

26-Nov

3AM

ROBINSON, LEONARD

He was killed or died whilst serving at Yarmouth Seaplane Station and is buried in Lambeth (Tooting) Cemetery.

12-Apr

Lt

ROBINSON, RALPH

He was killed whilst flying DH9, B7617 of No 206 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

11-Aug

2 Lt

ROBINSON, RALPH WALKER

He died from injuries sustained on 25 Jul 1918 whilst flying DH9, B7677 of No 218 Sqn, which was last seen over Nieuport, and is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery.

28-Oct

Pvt 2

ROBINSON, ROBERT

He was training/serving at the Recruits Depot when he died in the Spanish Influenza epidemic.  He is buried in Blandford Cemetery.

12-Dec

1AM

ROBINSON, THOMAS

The unit in which he was serving or the cause of his death are not known at the moment but he is buried in Winewall Inghamite Chapelyard.

18-Aug

Sgt

ROBINSON, THOMAS SPROWELL

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying DH9, B9341 of No 2 Fighting School and is buried in Poulton-le-Fylde Cemetery.

04-Jul

2 Lt

ROBINSON, THOMAS VIVIAN

He was killed whilst flying a Bristol F2B of No 20 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

24-Sep

Lt

ROBINSON, WILLIAM FREDERICK ROKEBY

He was killed in action whilst flying FK8, E8837 of No 8 Sqn and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

02-May

Lt

ROBINSON, WILLIAM HARTLEY

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B3840 of No 66 Sqn and is buried in Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension.

08-Oct

1AM

ROBINSON, WILLIAM JAMES

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 45 Sqn and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

31-Dec

Capt

ROBINSON, WILLIAM LEEFE VC

He was awarded the VC for bringing down the first Zeppelin, L21, on British soil in 1916.  He died of influenza exacerbated by the effects of ill treatment as a PoW.  He was buried with full military honours in Harrow Weald (All Saints) Churchyard Extension.

03-Jul

Cdt

ROBSON, JOHN

He was killed whilst flying a Curtis JN-4 of No 43 Wing (Canada) and is buried in Deseronto Cemetery.

08-Nov

2AM

ROBSON, WILLIAM

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

31-Oct

Lt

ROCHFORT, ARTHUR D'OYLY

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst serving with No 58 Training Sqn and is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

10-Nov

Lt

RODGER, WILLIAM ALEXANDER

He was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, F6195 of No 20 Sqn and is buried in Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension.

26-Aug

Flt Cdt

ROE, FRANK

He was killed whilst flying an aircraft of No 194 Training Sqn and is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

19-May

Lt

ROE, HENRY ALFRED HAVILLAND

He died from wounds sustained in action the previous day whilst flying Handley Page O/400, C3847 of No 214 Sqn and is buried in Zeebrugge Churchyard.  In the AFL he is shown as Havilland-Roe.

04-Apr

2 Lt

ROEBUCK, LEONARD

He was killed whilst flying FE2b, A5508 of No 38 Sqn and is buried in Huddersfield (Almondbury) Cemetery.

16-Jul

2 Lt

ROGERS, ARTHUR FORBES

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, C9854 of No 1 (Observers) School of Air Gunnery and is buried in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery.

15-Jun

Cdt

ROGERS, DAVID HALSTED

He was killed whilst flying Curtis JN-4, C669 of No 43 Wing in Canada and is buried in New York City (Woodlawn) Cemetery.

05-Sep

Pvt 2

ROGERS, EDWARD

He was accidentally killed in a boxing match whilst serving with the Reserve Depot and is buried in Nottingham General Cemetery.

06-Nov

Pvt

ROGERS, FRANK

He was killed/died whilst serving in the UK and is buried in Newton (St Margaret) Churchyard.

30-Jun

Flt Cdt

ROGERS, GEORGE FRANCIS

He was undergoing training with No 193 Training Sqn when he accidentally drowned whilst bathing in Egypt and is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

25-Oct

3AM

ROGERS, J A E

He was killed/died whilst serving with the Recruit Depot and is buried in or was cremated at Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium.

27-Oct

2 Lt

ROGERS, THOMAS HAROLD

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, C6464 of No 56 Sqn and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

16-Sep

2 Lt

ROGERSON, GERALD CHRISTIE

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F2162 of No 50 Sqn and is buried in Bishop Stortford Old Cemetery.

08-Dec

Cpl

ROLFE, FRANK

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 1 Store Depot (Kidbrooke) and is buried in Springfield (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

29-Nov

2AM

ROLFE, JAMES WILLIAM

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

11-Nov

1AM

ROLLINGS, JAMES ASHTON

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5 Aeroplane Acceptance Park and is buried in Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery.

25-May

2 Lt

ROPER, GEORGE

He was killed whilst flying DH9, D5613 of No 131 Sqn which was blown into a spin by the wind whilst turning near the ground and is buried in Shawbury (St Mary) Churchyard.

06-Aug

2 Lt

ROSCOE, JAMES FRANCK

He was injured whilst flying Sopwith Pup, B7513 of No 4 TDS when he was hit by fire from another aircraft during a target practice and crashed.  He later died from his injuries and is buried in Eastham (St Mary) Churchyard.

06-Sep

2 Lt

ROSE, ALEXANDER

He was killed whilst flying RE8, C3382 of No 36 Training Depot Station and is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery.

29-Oct

Capt

ROSE, ALGERNON WINTER MC

He died from influenza contracted shortly after taking up a post at a cadet training school and is buried in buried Quendon Cemetery.

12-Sep

2 Lt

ROSE, SIDNEY LASENBY

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504K, E3468 of No 34 Training Depot Station and is buried in Cheshan Bois (St Leonard) Churchyard.

29-May

Cdt

ROSENTHAL, SAMUEL

He was killed whilst flying Curtis JN-4, C635 of No 81 Training Sqn, No 42 Wing and is buried in Montreal (Shaar Hashomayin) Cemetery.

25-Apr

Capt

ROSEVEAR, STANLEY WALLACE DSC and Bar

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B6231 of No 201 Sqn and is buried in St Hilaire Cemetery Extension, Frevent.

27-Oct

2 Lt

ROSS, ALLAN JAMES FERGUSON

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, F3112 of No 204 Sqn and is buried in Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension.

01-Jun

Lt

ROSS, GEORGE AUGUSTUS BELLAIR

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

29-Jul

2 Lt

ROSS, JAMES STEWART

A member of No 119 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying DH9, D5611 of No 123 Sqn, which spun into the ground from 700 ft and is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery.

08-Aug

Lt

ROSS, JOHN

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, C2169 of No 49 Sqn and is buried in Roye New British Cemetery.

19-Nov

1AM

ROSS, ROBERT PHILIP

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 6 Sqn and is buried in Don Communal Cemetery, Annoeullin.

16-Jun

2 Lt

ROSS-JENKINS, MAURICE

He was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C788 of No 62 Sqn and is buried in Roye New British Cemetery.

24-Jul

Lt

ROSSINGTON-BARNETT, JOHN IVOR ARTHUR

CWGC shows him as Barnett

He was killed whilst flying Camel, C6735 of the Fleet Practice Station, RAF Turnhouse and is buried in Edinburgh (Seafield) Cemetery.

25-Nov

Sgt

ROTHWELL, L

The unit in which he was serving or the cause of his death are not known at the moment but he is buried in Calderbrook (St James) Churchyard.

03-Sep

2 Lt

ROURKE, BERNARD STANLEY

He was killed whilst flying Camel, V6761 of No 26 Training Depot Station, and is buried in Aberdeen (Allenvale) Cemetery.

07-Dec

Pvt 1

ROURKE, JAMES

The unit in which he was serving or the cause of his death are not known at the moment but he is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

02-Nov

1AM

ROURKE, JOSEPH

He was killed/died whilst serving in the UK and is buried in Lanark (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

18-Nov

1AM

ROUTLEDGE, A E

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 11 Sqn and is buried in Grevillers British Cemetery.

20-Apr

Maj

ROWDEN, CUTHBERT ROGER MC

He was serving as the officer commanding No 78 Sqn and was killed in a flying accident whilst flying Camel, C6717, he is buried in Rottingdean (St Margaret) Churchyard.

10-May

Lt

ROWDON, ALFRED WILLIAM.

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B2463 of No 80 Sqn and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

19-Aug

2 Lt

ROWE, MARCUS

He was killed whilst flying DH9, D491 of No 6 Training Depot Station and is buried in Yatesbury (All Saints) Churchyard.

03-May

Lt

ROWE, ROBERT RONALD

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6536 of No 73 Sqn and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

20-May

2 Lt

ROWELL, THOMAS MC

He was killed whilst flying a BE2e of No 1 Training Depot Station and is buried in Northampton (Billing Road) Cemetery. 

03-Nov

Chf Mech

ROWLEY, CHARLES THOMAS

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 54 Training Depot Station and is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery.

25-Nov

Pvt 2

ROWNTREE, J

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 12 Kite Balloon Section and is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

25-Aug

2 Lt

ROY, DAVID CHARLES

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, F6209 of No 49 Sqn and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

22-Jul

Flt Lt

ROY, INDRA LAL DFC

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, B180 of No 40 Sqn and is buried in Estevelles Communal Cemetery.

20-Apr

2 Lt

ROYDS, THOMAS ALINGTON

He was killed whilst flying RE8, A3634 of No 59 Sqn and is buried in Toutencourt Communal Cemetery.

17-Aug

Capt

ROYLE, LEOPOLD VICTOR ARNOLD MC

He was killed in a SE5A whilst serving as a flight commander with No 111 Sqn and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

08-Nov

2 Lt

ROYLE, RAYNES LORD CHARLES

He was killed in action whilst flying a RE8 of No 7 Sqn and is buried in Kezelberg Military Cemetery.

05-Nov

Lt

ROYSTON, NORMAN

He died from pneumonia whilst serving with HMS Fearless and is buried in Dalmeny and Queensferry Cemetery.

12-Oct

Lt

RUCKER, ROBIN SINCLAIR

He died from wounds sustained the previous day whilst flying Snipe, E8036 of No 43 Sqn.  He is buried in Villers Bretonneux Military Cemetery.

06-Nov

2AM

RUDDICK, SIDNEY LEACH

He died whilst serving with No 204 Sqn and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

22-Jul

Lt

RUDGE, ARTHUR EDGAR

He was killed in aerial combat whilst flying Camel, D9624 of No 203 Sqn and is buried in Courrieres Communal Cemetery.

06-May

2 Lt

RUFFRIDGE, GEORGE ALBERT

He was killed whilst in a Curtis JN-4 of No 80 Training Sqn in Canada (together with Cdt O'Leary) and is buried in Orange (Rosedale) Cemetery.

03-Aug

2AM

RUGG, LEONARD

He was killed/died whilst serving with HMS Daedalus and is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

09-May

Lt

RUMSBY, RICHARD WILLIAM MC

He was killed whilst flying DH4, D8411 of No 57 Sqn and is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

09-Dec

Capt

RUMSEY, REGINALD ENGLISH

He served as an observer and in the course of his duties was severely injured and burned.  As a result he was placed in the South Western Area Non-Effective Officers Pool but later died of his wounds and was buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery.

04-Nov

Cpl

RUNCIMAN, WILLIAM WATSON

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 32 Training Depot Station and is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery.

16-May

Capt

RUSHTON, CECIL GEORGE

He was killed in action whilst flying in Handley Page O/100, 3132 of No 214 Sqn and is buried in Larch Wood (Railway Cutting) Cemetery.

04-Nov

2 Lt

RUSHTON, WALLACE

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH4, F5719 of No 57 Sqn and is buried in Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-au-Bois.

03-Nov

Chf Mech

RUSHWORTH, ARTHUR

He died from pneumonia whilst serving with No 2 (Northern) Aeroplane Repair Depot and is buried in Keighley (Stanbury) Cemetery.

13-Nov

Cpl

RUSSELL, C I

He was killed or died whilst serving with the Depot Detachment (Halton Camp) and is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

30-Aug

2 Lt

RUSSELL, CYRIL GEORGE

He was the observer to 2 Lt W A Warwick in DH9, D3215 of No 99 Sqn on a raid against Conflans rail junction and Doncourt Aerodrome.   On crossing the lines their formation was attacked by enemy fighters and Russell was hit in the head and killed.  Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

15-Jun

Lt

RUSSELL, JAMES GORDON

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B7351 of No 28 Sqn and is buried in Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension.

28-Oct

2 Lt

RUSSELL, ROBERT FRANCIS

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, E7222 of No 70 Sqn and is buried in Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension.

15-Dec

2AM

RUSSELL, T S

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 104 Sqn and is buried in St Pol British Cemetery, St Pol-sur-Ternoise.

03-Apr

Lt

RUSSELL, WILLIAM

He was killed in a flying accident whilst serving at No 1 ASD and is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

06-Oct

2 Lt

RUSSELL, WILLIAM HAVERY

He was killed whilst flying FE2b, A6564 of No 1 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping and is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery.

10-Oct

Pvt 2

RUTLAND, ALBERT JAMES

He died from wounds sustained whilst serving with No 19 Kite Balloon Section and is buried in Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension.

02-Nov

2 Lt

RUTLEDGE, WILLIAM THOMAS

He died whilst serving with No 38 Sqn and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

02-Nov

2AM

RUTLEY, HAROLD THEODORE

He was killed in action whilst serving with No 15 Sqn and is buried in Poix-du-Nord Communal Cemetery Extension.

27-Sep

Pvt 2

RUTTER, ABEL

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5 Training School and is buried in Willenhall Cemetery.

31-Oct

Clk 3

RUTTER, WILLIAM JOSEPH

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 32 Training Depot Station and is buried in Bebington Cemetery.

29-Aug

Lt

RUXTON, WILFRED HAY

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying Avro 504J, C5920 of No 22 Training Depot Station and is buried in Grangegorman Military Cemetery.

28-Aug

Flt Cdt

RYAN, HENRY HERBERT WADE

He was killed whilst flying RE8, E80 of No 5 Training Depot Station and is buried in Huntingdon (Priory Road) Cemetery.

13-Jul

Flt Cdt

RYAN, PHILLIP STEPHEN

He was killed whilst flying BE2e, C7105 of No 1 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping and is buried in Durrington Cemetery.

19-Apr

3AM

RYDER, REGINALD ALFRED

He was a Wireless Operator with No 53 Sqn, attached to HQ, 162nd Bde and died from wounds, being buried in Lijssenhoek Military Cemetery.

27-Nov

Cpl

RYLAND, A C

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 110 Sqn and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

09-Aug

Lt

RYLANDS, PETER WOLFERSTAN

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F2205 of No 29 Training Depot Station during a firing practice.  He is buried in Langton Matravers Church Cemetery.

05-Sep

2 Lt

RYMAL, WILLIAM ARTHUR

He was killed whilst flying DH9, C1333 of No 1 Fighting School and is buried in Toronto (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery.

 

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