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RAF Casualties 1918 - V


18-Nov

AM3

VALLANCEY, ROBERT VICTOR (65078)

He died in 12 CCS from bronco-pneumonia whilst serving as Wireless Operator with No 9 Sqn and is buried in Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

17-Aug

Flt Cdt

VALLENTINE, JACK

He died from pneumonia whilst serving at the Base Depot, Egypt and is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Jewish Cemetery No.3.

25-Nov

2 Lt

VAN DER SPUY, JACOB SAMUEL VAN REENAN

He was killed whilst flying a Camel, F4038 of No 3 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground after stalling and is buried in Andover Cemetery.

02-Jun

Lt

VAN RYNEVELD, JOHN PERCIVAL

He was killed in a flying accident near Dartford whilst flying Camel, B4632 of No 63 Training Sqn, which collided with C130 of the same unit during an air fighting practice and is buried in Dartford (Watling Street) Cemetery.

26-Apr

2 Lt

VAN STADEN, LAURENS JACOBUS

He was killed flying FE2b, B407 of No 33 Sqn, which was flown into the ground and is buried in Gainsborough General Cemetery.

26-Oct

2 Lt

VANDE WATER, MALCOLM GIFFORD

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Camel, F2208 of No 29 Training Depot Station, which crashed after his propeller was shot through during a firing practice and is buried in East Boldre (St Paul) Churchyard.

20-May

2 Lt

VANDENBERG, FREDRICK ALFRED

He was killed whilst flying Pup, B6053 of No 22 Training Sqn, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in  Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

16-Jul

Maj

VAUCOUR, AWDRY MORRIS MC and Bar, DFC

The Commanding Officer of No 45 Sqn, he was killed in action when he was shot down in error by an Italian Hanriot HD1 whilst he was flying Camel, D8102 and is buried in Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension.

05-Dec

AM2

VENNING, HERBERT FRED (94464)

He died, possibly on leave, in 1st Birmingham War Hospital, from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 17 Sqn and is buried in The Lickey (Holy Trinity) Churchyard Extension.

21-Oct

2 Lt

VERNON, RICHARD GRANVILLE

He was the observer to 2 Lt P King in DH9A, F1021 of No 110 Sqn on a raid against Coblenz, which became scattered when cloud blocked their path.  They presumably came down on the German side of the lines as King was captured, but Vernon was wounded and later died of his injuries. Niederzwehren Cemetery.

25-Oct

AM3

VIAN, ALBERT EDWIN (299417)

He died from pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with "D" Section, School of Technical Training. (Halton) and is buried in Willesden New Cemetery.

03-Sep

2 Lt

VICKERS, ALFRED

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, E4064 of No 56 Sqn, which failed to return from sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

11-Oct

AM2

VILLIS, TOM (43404)

He died in 29 CCS from wounds sustained whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 12 Balloon Company and is buried in Delsaux Farm Cemetery, Beugny.

04-Nov

Pte 2

VINCENT, SYDNEY (276103)

He died in the VAD Hospital, Tynemouth from influenza whilst serving as a Seaplane Wader with No 252 Sqn and is commemorated on the Brookwood (United Kingdom 1914-1918) Memorial

03-Nov

Flt Sgt

VINE, HENRY CHARLES LAND (202720)

He died from pneumonia whilst serving as a Driver (Petrol) with No 42 Training Sqn and is buried in Wye (SS. Gregory and Martin) Churchyard.

03-May

Pte 2

VINES, P J (185292)

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

18-May

Capt

VISCOUNT GLENTWORTH - PERY, EDMOND WILLIAM CLAUDE GERRARD DE VERE

He was killed  in action whilst flying SE5A, C9615 of No 32 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is buried in Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt.

28-Aug

Lt

VIVEASH, ARTHUR JAMES

He was killed whilst flying RE8, C2505 of No 13 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie and is buried in Penarth Cemetery.

15-Oct

Sgt

VIVIAN, STANLEY FURNEAUX (3537)

He died in Doncaster Infirmary from injuries sustained in a revolver explosion accident whilst serving as an Armourer with No 47 Training Sqn and is buried in Doncaster Hyde Park Cemetery.

11-May

Maj

VON POELLNITZ, HERMAN WALTER

He was the commanding  officer of No 72 Sqn.  He sustained injuries in a car accident on 10 May 1918 and died the following day.  He is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

23-Jul

Lt

VORSTER, WILLIAM LENNOX

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, C4759 of No 139 Sqn, which was last seen over Trento at 16,000 ft and is buried in Mattarello Communal Cemetery.

18-Jul

Lt

VOWLES, JOSEPH ALBERT EDWARD

He was killed in action whilst flying Short 184, N2937 of No 406 Flt, which was shot down by enemy seaplanes and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

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