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RAF Casualties 1918 - W


25-Nov

2 Lt

WADDINGTON, GEORGE WALTER

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying DH9, D1097 of No 49 Sqn and is buried in Cambrai East Military Cemetery.

22-Oct

2 Lt

WADDINGTON, JACK HEDLEY

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F6412 of No 80 Sqn and is buried in Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension.

24-Jul

2 Lt

WADDY, SIDNEY NORMAN

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, D7902 of No 48 Sqn, which was last seen going down in flames and is buried in Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval.

29-Jun

2 Lt

WADSWORTH, LEONARD

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying in FK8, D5051 of  No 25 Sqn and is buried in Vignacourt British Cemetery.

14-Oct

2 Lt

WAINWRIGHT, CLIFFORD ERNEST

He was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, B8941 of No 11 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Bellicourt British Cemetery.

13-Nov

Clk 3

WAINWRIGHT, WILLIAM (264750)

He died in the Military Hospital, Woking from influenza whilst serving as a Clerk (General) with the Central Pay Office (Woking) and is buried in Nottingham Church Cemetery.

16-Jul

2 Lt

WAITE, LAWRENCE PHELPS

He was killed whilst flying Sopwith Pup, D4159 of No 4 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground and is buried in Eastham (St Mary) Churchyard.

25-Dec

2 Lt

WAKEFORD, FRANCIS REGINALD STEELE

Having served in the RAF as an observer, he died in Bedford House Hospital, Cardiff after a long illness and is buried in Penarth (St Augustine of Hippo) Churchyard.

15-May

Pte 2

WAKELING, FRANK (134334)

He was serving as a Labourer at No 2 Balloon Squadron when he died from a rupture of the aorta at 'Epping Forest' and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

18-Oct

2 Lt

WAKEMAN, MALCOLM WINSER

He died in captivity from wounds sustained whilst flying as the observer in RE8, C2742 of No 53 Sqn on 2 Oct 1918, which failed to return from an artillery observation sortie and is buried in Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte.

11-Aug

Lt

WALD, ALEXANDER MC

He was killed whilst flying FE2b, C9793 of No 36 Sqn, which failed to recover from a spin and is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St Andrew's and Jesmond) Cemetery.

04-Nov

Capt

WALFORD, WILLIAM GEOFFREY

He was killed in action during aerial combat whilst flying Bristol F2B, E2513 of No 62 Sqn and is buried in Blaugies Communal Cemetery.

05-Sep

Cpl

WALKER, BEN (92747)

A Photographer, he died in Salisbury Infirmary from injuries sustained when Avro 504K, E3262 of No 11 Training Depot Station swung on take off and collided with the aircraft he was fitting a camera to and is buried in Stretford Cemetery.

14-Apr

2 Lt

WALKER, FRANK FREDERICK

Died of his wounds (gun shot wounds to the chest) sustained on 1 April 1918 whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C4707 of  No 48 Sqn and is buried in St Sever Cemetery, Rouen.

19-Dec

AM1

WALKER, FREDERICK ARTHUR (209597)

He died in No 1 Rest Camp Hospital, Cherbourg from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 144 Sqn and is buried in Tourlaville Communal Cemetery and Extension.

26-Sep

2 Lt

WALKER, HAROLD

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, F1975 of No 80 Sqn, which was shot down in flames and is buried in Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy.

13-Jul

2 Lt

WALKER, HENRY HUNT

He died from pneumonia whilst serving in Canada and is buried in Thunder Bay (Mountain View) Cemetery.

26-Oct

AM2

WALKER, HORACE FABIAN (52721)

He died in 24 CCS from pneumonia whilst serving as a Driver with No 7 Kite Balloon Section and is buried in Montecchio Precalcino Communal Cemetery Extension.

23-Jul

Lt

WALKER, HUBERT WILLIAM

He was killed in action whilst flying FK8, D5108 of No 8 Sqn, which came down on the Allied side of the lines and is buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnierres.

17-Sep

2 Lt

WALKER, JACK ERNEST

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, E4382 of No 209 Sqn, which was last seen over Emerchicourt and is buried in Abscon Communal Cemetery.

03-Aug

Lt

WALKER, JAMES PERCIVAL

He was killed whilst flying Camel, N6636 of RAF Scapa, which crashed after hitting an air pocket at low level with insufficient height to recover  and is buried in Loughton Burial Ground.

18-Oct

2 Lt

WALKER, JOHN CYRIL

He was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, D4909 of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy aircraft and is buried in Caudry British Cemetery.

30-Aug

2 Lt

WALKER, JOHN GILL

He was killed in action whilst flying a Bristol F2B of No 22 Sqn and is buried in Pernes British Cemetery.

12-Aug

2 Lt

WALKER, KENNETH MACKENZIE

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D9657 of No 209 Sqn, which was last seen in combat near Peronne and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

01-Nov

Clk 1

WALKER, LIONEL (57660)

He died in Milton Hill Hospital from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving as a Clerk (General) with No 3 Stores Depot and is buried in Milton (St Blaise) Churchyard.

10-Sep

AM1

WALKER, ROBERT (4950)

He died in 53 General Hospital from wounds sustained in a gas attack whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 5 Sqn and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

14-May

2 Lt

WALKER, STEPHEN

He was killed whilst flying DH9, D2806 of No 119 Sqn, which crashed after stalling during an attempt to turn into the aerodrome with a failing engine and is buried in Saffron Walden Friends Burial Ground.

08-Oct

Capt

WALKER, WILLIAM

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying RE8, F6013 of No 6 Sqn during a contact patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

17-Oct

Pte 1

WALL, HENRY NORMAN (28455)

He died at the Chequars Hotel, Uxbridge from double pneumonia whilst serving as a Motor Cyclist at the Armament School and is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery.

23-Sep

AM2

WALL, JOHN (104571)

He was serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) at No 1 Aircraft Supply Depot at Marquise and died from wound sustained in a German air raid on the station, he is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

02-Nov

Pte 2

WALL, ROBERT ERNEST (138548)

He died in St John's Hospital, Hastings from pneumonia whilst serving as a Labourer with the Cadet Brigade and is buried in Hastings Cemetery, Sussex.

09-Aug

2 Lt

WALLACE, JOHN EWING

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, D5666 of No 107 Sqn, which was seen to go down in flames and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

04-Sep

2 Lt

WALLACE, KENNETH HOUSTON

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D9458 of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

24-Sep

AM2

WALLACE, THOMAS BISHOP (286761)

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.

22-May

2 Lt

WALLER, RICHARD PERCY

He was killed whilst flying in Camel, C111 of No 6 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground after stalling in a turn and is buried in Alloa (Sunnyside) Cemetery.

18-Oct

AM2

WALMSLEY, HAROLD SPENCER (236278)

He died in the RN Hospital, Devonport from a cerebral haemorrhage whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) at RAF Cattewater and is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

10-Dec

AM2

WALSH, GEORGE (42565)

He died in Kempston Barracks Hospital, Bedford from pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (MT) with No 5 (Eastern) Aircraft Repair Depot and is buried in Edgworth Wesleyan Churchyard.

29-Nov

AM1

WALSH, JOHN (60584)

He died at the Britannia Inn, Merthyr (his home) from pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 112 Sqn and is buried in Merthyr Tydfil (Aberfan) Cemetery.

28-Oct

Lt

WALSH, LAURENCE WILLIAM

He died in the 8th Canadian Stationary Hospital from lobar pneumonia whilst serving with No 85 Wing and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

31-May

Flt Cdt

WALSH, PETER HARTLEY (ASC - M2/103309)

He was killed whilst flying in Avro 504, D4380 of No 34 Training Sqn, which crashed after the left tailplane broke away in the air and is buried in Andover Cemetery.

11-Nov

Mem

WALTER, GLADYS (19669)

A member of the WRAF she died whilst serving with No 39 Training Depot Station and is buried in Braunston (All Saints) Churchyard, Oakham.

07-Apr

2 Lt

WALTERS, HERBERT AIDAN

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying RE8, A3779 of No 21 Sqn and is buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery.

18-May

Pte 2

WALTERS, RICHARD (79770)

He was serving as a Labourer at No 2 School of Aerial Gunnery and was killed in an accident on the ranges at Marske, he is buried in High Wycombe Cemetery.

13-Jul

Pte 2

WALTON, ISAAC GRAHAM (148129)

He died in 8 Stationary Hospital from dysentery whilst serving as a Fabric Worker with No 3 Aircraft Depot and is buried in Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery.

03-Dec

Capt

WALTON, JOHN WILLIE

A Kite Balloon officer, he died from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving with HMS Colossus and is buried in East Sheen Cemetery.

12-Oct

Pte 1

WANSTALL, WILLIAM (216748)

He died in Edmonton Hospital from influenza whilst serving as a Labourer with No 54 Training Depot Station, Chingford and is buried in Tottenham Cemetery.

21-Dec

AM3

WARD, FREDERICK JAMES (125951)

He died in No 1 War Hospital, Reading from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving as a Packer with No 3 Stores Depot and is buried in Hammersmith Old Cemetery.

22-Apr

2 Lt

WARD, FRANK MARSHALL

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, C4810 of No 22 Sqn, which stalled and crashed on take off, he is buried in Aire Communal Cemetery.

23-Oct

2 Lt

WARD, HARRY BRONARD

He was killed whilst flying in FE2b, D3788 of No 12 Training Depot Station, which overturned and burst into flames whilst attempting a forced landing at night after getting lost and is buried in Sutton Veny (St John) Churchyard.

07-May

2 Lt

WARD, JOHN GORDON

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

04-May

AM1

WARDALE, MATTHEW WILLIAM (52391)

He was serving as a Photographer and was killed whilst flying in RE8, E10 of No 19 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground due to insufficient height for recovery and is buried in Hartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery.

30-Nov

AM2

WARDELL, JOHN JAMES (270383)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Labourer with the Cadet Wing (Canada) and is buried in Toronto (Prospect) Cemetery.

25-Sep

AM2

WARDEN, ALFRED HENRY (125427)

He died in Tidworth Military Hospital from tubercular meningitis whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 12 Training Depot Station and is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

20-Sep

Capt

WARE, DENYS CHARLES

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, F5986 of No 209 Sqn, which was last seen in combat over Ecourt St Quentin and is buried in Rumaucourt Communal Cemetery.

29-Aug

Sgt

WAREING, ALFRED THOMASON (100507)

Originally a mechanic, he died from wounds sustained the previous day whilst flying as the observer in DH4, F5825 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

27-Oct

Capt

WAREING, GUY WILBRAHAM DFC

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, H676 of No 29 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Rumillies Churchyard.

13-Oct

2 Lt

WARMAN, WILLIAM ALFRED

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in RE8, D4710 of No 16 Training Depot Station and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

13-Oct

Flt Sgt

WARNE, ALBERT EDGAR (10394) AM

He was accidentally killed whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with  No 39 Training Depot Station, when he was struck by the propeller of Avro 504K, F2268 and is buried in Ugborough (St Peter) Churchyard.  AM Citation - "On the 26th January last, while flying in England, a pilot when attempting to land lost control of his machine, which crashed to the ground from a height of about 150 feet, and burst into flames. Flight Serjeants Warne and Cannon went to the rescue of the pilot at great personal risk, as one tank of petrol blew up and another was on fire; moreover, the machine was equipped with a belt of live cartridges, which they dragged out of the flames. They managed to extricate the pilot, who was strapped to the burning plane, but he died shortly afterwards from his injuries and burns."

23-Jun

2 Lt

WARNER, HENRY ERNEST

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B7745 of No 3 Training Depot Station, which lost its left wing during a practice flight and is buried in Stockbridge Cemetery.

04-Oct

Lt

WARNER, JOHN WESTON DFC

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, E3922 of No 85 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery.

27-Jun

2 Lt

WARNER, WILLIAM HENRY

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, D5687 of No 218 Sqn, which is believed to have been shot down near Blankenburge and is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

05-Dec

2 Lt

WARREN, EDWARD DUDLEY

He was killed whilst flying in DH9, D598 of No 73 Wing, Yarmouth which stalled and crashed, he is buried in Great Yarmouth (Caister) Cemetery.

08-Oct

AM2

WARREN, FRANK EDWARD (25845)

Serving as a Driver , he was wounded in Egypt in March 1918 and was invalided home in July 1918, where he was placed on the strength of the Reserve Depot, presumably dying from his wounds and is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery.

16-Apr

Clk 3

WARREN, FREDERICK JOHN (244331)

He was serving as a Storeman at the Airship Wing, Polegate and died from meningitis, he is buried in Manor Park Cemetery.

10-Jul

Cpl

WARREN, REGINALD CLIFFORD (7988)

He died in 19 Field Ambulance from multiple shell wounds sustained whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 34 Sqn and is buried in Hagle  Dump Cemetery.

03-Dec

AM1

WARWICK, HENRY THOMAS (217306)

He died in the British Hospital, Constantinople from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Turner with No 222 Sqn and is buried in Haidar Pasha Cemetery.

14-Jun

Lt

WARWICK, JOHN LACY

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, A4661 of No 63 Sqn, which spun into the ground and is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

19-Aug

Lt

WASE, JOHN EDGELOW

He was killed in an accident whilst flying DH9, D5667 of No 218 Sqn and is buried in Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte.

03-Sep

2 Lt

WASHINGTON, WILLIAM FREDERICK

He was killed whilst flying in Bristol F2B, B1344 of No 20 Sqn, which was shot down by  an enemy fighter.  He is buried in Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension.

17-Jun

2 Lt

WATCHORN, CLAUDE EDMUND

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying as a passenger in RE8, D4985 of No 131 Sqn which dived into the ground previous day after hitting the support wire of a flag staff and is buried in Siddington (All Saints) Churchyard.

11-Oct

2 Lt

WATERER, MICHAEL ANTHONY

He died from wounds (compound fracture to the skull) in a casualty clearing station, sustained on 8 Oct 1918, whilst flying in RE8, F6013 of No 6 Sqn during a contact patrol.  He is buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery.

27-Jul

Sgt

WATERHOUSE, ALLEN NAYLOR (2440)

He died in 10 Australian Field Ambulance from injuries accidentaly sustained whilst serving as Driver with No 16 Balloon Company and is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens.

16-Jul

Capt

WATERLOW, ERIC MC, DFC

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, D8380 of No 25 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo-recce sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

17-Jul

Flt Sgt

WATERS, ALFRED (126745)

He died from pneumonia whilst serving as a Disciplinarian at the School of Technical Training and is buried in Failsworth Cemetery.

29-Oct

AM2

WATERS, ROBERT GEORGE (25701)

A Driver (MT) he died, cause unknown, whilst serving with 'Y' Reserve Lorry Park and is buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun.

16-Sep

Pte 2

WATERS, WILLIAM (262908)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Labourer with No 1 School of Aeronautics and is buried in Hertford (All Saints) Churchyard.

30-Aug

Lt

WATKINS, JACK ERIC

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, C2493 of No 226 Sqn and is buried in Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery.

01-Jul

Capt

WATKINS, LOUDON PIERCE MC

He was killed whilst flying FE2b, A6599 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing and is buried in Ligny-St Flochel British Cemetery, Averdoingt.

23-Jul

2 Lt

WATKINS, WILLIAM

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, C4762 of No 139 Sqn, which was last seen west of Belluno (sic) flying east and is buried in Tezze British Cemetery.

10-Dec

AM3

WATKINS, WILLIAM JOHN (147323)

He died in 14 Australian General Hospital, Port Said from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 64 (Egypt) Wing and is buried in Port Said War Memorial Cemetery.

17-May

AM2

WATKINSON, ALBERT EDWARD (403395)

He was serving as a Turner at No 2 Aircraft Depot when he accidentally drowned and is buried in Quend Communal Cemetery.

31-Oct

Sgt

WATKINSON, JOHN WILLIAM (33929)

He died in India from cholera whilst serving as a Carpenter with No 63 Sqn and is commemorated on the Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial.

19-Oct

Pte 2

WATLING, JOSEPH (147254)

He died in the 73 General Hospital, Turville from pneumonia whilst serving as a Labourer with No 9 Aeroplane Park and is buried in Tourgeville Military Cemetery.

20-May

Lt

WATSON, GEORGE

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, D3938 of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

26-Apr

AM3

WATSON, HENRY (138241)

He was serving as a Batman when he was killed after being struck by DH9, D5555 of No 48 Training Sqn, No 27 Wing whilst he was walking along a path on the aerodrome and is buried in  Nottingham (New Basford) Cemetery.

08-May

2 Lt

WATSON, HOWARD

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B7729 of No 53 Training Sqn, which collided with RE8, A4546 of the same unit near Grantham during a formation practice flight.  He is buried in Coupar Angus Parish Churchyard

11-Oct

Pte 2

WATSON, JOHN CECIL (174764)

He died in the Base Hospital, Toronto from influenza whilst serving as a Labourer in Canada and is buried in Listowel (Fairview) Cemetery.

12-Aug

Flt Cdt

WATSON, PERCY FREDERICK (100286)

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in a Bristol F2B of No 36 Sqn, which failed to recover from a spin during a night flight at Hylton and is buried in Rugby (Clifton Road) Cemetery.

02-Oct

AM1

WATSON, THOMAS ARTHUR (408132)

He died, cause unknown, in 2nd Southern General Hospital, Bristol whilst serving as a Driver with No 6 School of Military Aeronautics and is buried in Doncaster Hyde Park Cemetery.

26-Nov

AM3

WATSON, TOM HENRY (102869)

He died in 3rd Northern General Hospital, Sheffield from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 2 (Northern) Aeroplane Repair Depot and is buried in Chiswick Old Cemetery.

06-Jun

2 Lt

WATSON, WILLIAM ERNEST

He was killed in action whilst serving with No 61 Wing Reserve Lorry Park during an air raid on Coudekerque and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

21-Oct

Capt

WATTS, WILFRED JOHN

He died from pneumonia whilst serving with No 80 Training Sqn and is buried in Toronto (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery.

25-Nov

Pte 2

WATTS, WILLIAM (122181)

He died from pneumonia in Brook War Hospital, Shooters Hill, Woolwich whilst serving as a Labourer with No 3 Balloon Sqn and is buried in Stanton St John (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

23-Sep

2 Lt

WAYMAN, ROBERT FREDERICK

He was killed in an accident whilst flying Camel, C1591 of No 5 Fighting School and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

02-Oct

2 Lt

WEALE, FREDERICK HUBERT ARCHIBALD

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, A8090 of No 57 Sqn, which was seen going down in flames and is buried in Marcoing British Cemetery.

05-Jul

Flt Cdt

WEAVER, ERNEST JOSEPH (110317)

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, B8627 of No 205 Training Depot Station, which failed to recover from a dive and is buried in Vendome Town Cemetery.

28-Oct

2 Lt

WEAVER-ADAMS, PHILIP CLIVE

He was died from injuries sustained whilst Pup, C258 of No 46 Training Depot Station, which entered a spin without sufficient height to recover and is buried in Upton (St Lawrence) Churchyard.

09-Oct

Lt

WEBB, DEREK ERROL

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, D1109 of No 107 Sqn, which failed to return from a bombing raid and is buried in Cement House Cemetery.

05-Jun

2 Lt

WEBB, GEORGE

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, C6203 of No 103 Sqn, which was last seen spiralling down under control followed by four enemy aircraft and is buried in Vignemont French National Cemetery.

12-May

AM2

WEBB, GEORGE WILLIAM

He was serving as a Fitter (General) at the Armament School at Uxbridge when he died from pneumonia in the Military Hospital, Hounslow and is buried in New Brentford Cemetery.

29-Oct

AM1

WEBB, JESSE (65528)

He died in Lees Court Hospital, Faversham from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving as a Coppersmith with No 112 Sqn and is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

07-Jul

Lt

WEBB, PAUL FREDERIC HOBSON

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in DH9, B9338 of No 27 Sqn, and is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

23-Oct

AM3

WEBB, WALTER (299720)

He died in Kempston Barracks Military Hospital, Bedford from pneumonia whilst serving as a Turner with No 5 Aircraft Repair Depot and is buried in Worcester (Astwood) Cemetery.

10-Apr

AM3

WEBBER, ARTHUR HAROLD (153520)

He was killed whilst flying in Curtis JN-4, C669 in the USA, which failed to recover from a loop and is buried in Cadillac Maple Hill Cemetery.

08-Nov

AM1

WEBBER, WALTER BASIL (170597)

He died in the Cantonment Hospital at Beamsville whilst serving in Canada and is buried in Hamilton Cemetery.

10-Aug

2 Lt

WEBBER, WILLIAM HAROLD

He was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, C5069 of No 5 Sqn, which failed to return from an artillery observation patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

15-Dec

Lt

WEBER, VICTOR JOSEPH

He was killed in an accident whilst flying Dolphin, C4071 of No 1 Aircraft Supply Depot and is buried in Brebieres British Cemetery.

05-Jun

Lt

WEBSTER, ARTHUR NUGENT

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B7220 of No 203 Sqn, which was shot down in combat near La Bassee and is buried in Brown's Road Military Cemetery, Festubert.

24-Oct

AM2

WEBSTER, JOHN CRESWICK (95284)

He died at his home in Golders Green from pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (MT) with the Cadet Distributing Depot and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

21-Sep

Lt

WEBSTER, JOHN MC

He was killed in action in Palestine whilst flying in a RE8 of  No 14 Sqn and is commemorated on the Jerusalem Memorial.

22-Oct

Cdt

WEHR, CHARLES RODRICK (272195)

He died from pneumonia whilst training as an Observer in Canada and is buried in Notre Dame de Stanbridge Roman Catholic Cemetery.

04-Jul

Lt

WEIGHT, JAMES

He was killed in an accident whilst flying RE8, D4696 of No 12 Sqn and is buried in Aire Communal Cemetery.

07-Aug

2 Lt

WEIR, CECIL GIBSON

He was killed whilst flying in RE8, C2307 of No 4 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

28-Oct

Cdt

WEIR, GEORGE MURRAY (183670)

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

25-Jun

Cdt

WEIR, HERBERT ROY (153510)

He was killed whilst flying a Curtis JN-4 in Canada and is buried in Trail (Mountain View) Cemetery.

27-Nov

2 Lt

WEIR, NOBLE ALEXANDER

He was killed whilst flying Dolphin, D3585 of  No 19 Sqn which spun into the ground during a practice dogfight and is buried in Auberchicourt British Cemetery.

29-Sep

Capt

WELCH, HUBERT JOHN

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, F6188 of No 80 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Bellicourt British Cemetery.

02-May

Pte 2

WELCH, JAMES (101598)

He was serving as a Labourer at No 1 Stores Depot when he was killed in a flying accident and is buried in Hammersmith Old Cemetery.

22-May

AM2

WELCH, JOHN WILLIAM (62547)

He Was training as a Telegraphist and had been discharged from the RFC as no longer physically fit for war service but died in Odsal Sanitorium from TB, he was buried in Shipley (Hirst Wood) Church Burial Ground.

25-Aug

Lt

WELCH, STANLEY BIRKS

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, F6209 of No 49 Sqn, which was last seen with the starboard tailplane crumpled up and is buried in Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt.

29-Nov

Capt

WELCHMAN, PATRICK ELIOT MC, DFC

He was the leader of a two formation raid on railways at Metz-Sablon by No 99 Sqn on 26 Sep 1918, flying DH9, B9347.  He was hit in the lungs by an an explosive bullet fired by an enemy fighter and force landed behind enemy lines.  After the Armistice he was moved to 42 Stationary Hospital, Charmes but died of wounds from septic poisoning and was buried in the IAF Cemetery at Charmes.

07-Jun

Lt

WELFORD, LEONARD CHARLES

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying Camel, B7294 of No 80 Sqn, which was lost in an accident and is buried in Catenoy French National Cemetery.

30-Jun

Lt

WELINKAR, SHRI KRISHNA CHANDA

He died from wounds sustained on 27 Jun 1918 whilst flying Dolphin, D3691 of No 23 Sqn, which was last seen in combat near Peronne and is buried in Hangard Communal Cemetery Extension.

29-Oct

Pte 2

WELLER, WILLIAM EWART (168752)

He died in the City of London Military Hospital from pneumonia whilst serving as a Butcher with HQ, Midland Area and is buried in West Ham Cemetery.

10-Nov

AM2

WELLS, ARTHUR WILLIAM (77611)

He died in 14 General Hospital, Wimille from influenza whilst serving as a Driver with No 10 Sqn and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

05-Oct

Cdt

WELLS, AUGUSTUS HENRY (182104)

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

16-May

Lt

WELLS, CHARLES DOUGLAS

An observer with No 62 Sqn, he was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C4859 and is buried in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension.

06-May

Capt

WELLS, WILLIAM LEWIS MC and Bar

He died from wounds (rifle shot to the stomach) sustained on 28 March 1918 whilst flying in a Bristol F2B of No 48 Sqn and is buried in St Sever Cemetery, Rouen.

26-Apr

Ch Mr Mh

WELSH, WILLIAM (1688)

He was serving as a Fitter with No 7 Sqn when he died from a Fracture of the Pelvis, Rupture of the Urethra and intestine and suppurative peritonitis, he is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

24-Sep

AM2

WELSMAN, PERCIVAL GEORGE (77253)

A Rigger (Aero), he was killed whilst flying in RE8, C2897 of No 1 Aeroplane Acceptance Park, which collided with another aircraft and is buried in Wimborne Minster Cemetery.

09-Jul

Flt Cdt

WEMYSS-GORMAN, DUNDAS (100416)

He died from injuries sustained on 8 Jun 1918 whilst flying Caudron GIII, N3095 of No 205 Training Depot Station, which collapsed on landing short of the airfield in a corn field and is buried in Vendome Town Cemetery.  He appears to have been appointe 2 Lt on 19 Mar 1918 but it wasn't gazetted.

18-Dec

Cdt

WEST, ERNEST ARTHUR (13774)

He had probably been discharged and returned to Kenya when he died from blackwater fever and is buried in Mombasa (Mbaraki) Cemetery.  His records have so far not been located.

22-Oct

AM1

WEST, FREDERICK EDMUND (211357)

He died on board the hospital ship 'Garth Castle' from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) on HMS "Argus" and is buried in Hendon Cemetery.

16-Sep

Sgt

WEST, JOHN (114643)

He was the observer to Sgt A Haigh flying DH9A, E8410 of No 110 Sqn in a raid against the BASF works at Ludwigshafen.  After dropping their bombs, they were attacked by enemy fighters and were seen going down having lost the tail of their aircraft.  He is buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery.

28-Jun

Lt

WEST, JOHN PROUT

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

03-Aug

Lt

WEST, PERCY CHARLES

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, C2518 of No 16 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy aircraft and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

11-Aug

2 Lt

WEST, SIDNEY JOHN

He died from a leg wound sustained the previous day whilst flying in RE8, D4844 of No 9 Sqn and is buried in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension.

14-Sep

2 Lt

WEST, WILLIAM GEORGE

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

28-Apr

2 Lt

WESTCOTT, WILLIAM ERNEST

He was serving with No 8 Training Sqn when he died from otitis media septic meningitis and is buried in Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery.

12-Apr

2 Lt

WESTHOFEN, PHILIP CHARLES

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, A4692 of No 4 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

20-Sep

L/Cpl

WESTLEY, W (300108 Essex Reg)

A member of the 1/7th Essex Regiment, he was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, C6305 of No 144 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery.

20-Aug

Lt

WESTMORELAND, EDWIN HERBERT

He was killed whilst flying  Bristol F2B, B826 of No 44 Training Depot Station, which collided with C759 of the same unit during an air fighting practice flight  and is buried in Oxford (Wolvercote) Cemetery.

01-Nov

AM1

WESTON, HAROLD (12382)

He died in the Military Hospital, Maidstone from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving as a Driver with No 143 Sqn and is buried in Detling (St Martin) Churchyard.

14-Jul

2 Lt

WESTON, JOHN EVERARD

He was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, C2444 of No 4 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

11-Apr

Chf Mech

WESTWOOD, ARTHUR (3646)

A Fitter (General), he was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in FE2b, A5781 of No 83 Sqn and is buried in Lapugnoy Military Cemetery.

23-May

AM2

WHALAN, THOMAS (28567)

He was serving as a  Driver with No 2 Group (having previously serving with Nos 119 and 129 Sqns) and died in 3 Southern General Hospital, Oxford, cause unknown, he is buried in Greystoke (St Andrew) Churchyard.

16-Sep

Capt

WHALLEY, REGINALD LIVESEY

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, A7784 of No 25 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Cambrai East Military Cemetery.

27-Apr

Lt

WHALLEY, WALTER GILBERT

He was killed whilst flying DH9, D2810 of No 129 Sqn, which collapsed in the air and is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery.

28-Oct

Sgt

WHARTON, JAMES THOMAS (204090)

He died in the Kempston Military Hospital, Bedford from pneumonia whilst serving as a Hydrogen Worker at the Airship Station (Seaford) and is buried in Walney Island (St Mary) Churchyard.

10-May

2 Lt

WHATELY, GEORGE ALFRED

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6419 of 80 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

12-Oct

AM2

WHATLEY, FREDERICK CLARENCE (234368)

He died in Fargo Military Hospital, caue unknown, whilst serving as a Carpenter with No 1 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping and is buried in Swindon (Radnor Street) Cemetery.

26-May

AM2

WHEAL, WILLIAM ROBERT (F/15003)

He had been invalided out of the RNAS at Chatham on 4 Jul 1917 and is buried in Hampstead Cemetery.

09-May

2 Lt

WHEELER, ALEXANDER JAMES PATERSON

He was killed in an accident whilst test flying a RE8 at No 1 Aircraft Supply Depot and is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

23-Aug

AM1

WHEELER, CECIL (3314)

He died in 3 Stationary Hospital, Rouen from a fractured skull sustained in an accident whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with the Engine Repair Shop and is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

11-Jul

AM2

WHEELER, GEORGE GOODWIN (230775)

He died in Bermondsey Militar Hospital from influenza whilst serving as a Draughtsman at the Experimental Workshops in Battersea and is buried in Wantage Cemetery.

26-Nov

2 Lt

WHEELER, GEORGE RAY

He was killed in an accident whilst flying a Sopwith of No 19 Training Depot Station and is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

25-Apr

Lt

WHELAN, CYRIL

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, D4394 of No 42 Training Sqn which collided with Pup, D4079 of the same unit and is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

06-Oct

AM2

WHITAKER, FREDERICK (296268)

He died whilst serving as a Batman with the Reinforcement Wing, Reserve Depot, (Blandford) and is buried in Keighley (Morton) Cemetery.

24-Nov

Clk 3

WHITAKER, LEONARD (249154)

He died on the Hospital Ship 'Agadia' from influenza and broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Labourer with HQ Orkneys & Shetland Group and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

14-Aug

Pte 2

WHITBREAD, JOHN THOMAS BENJAMIN (276071)

He died from pneumonia whilst training at the School of Technical Training, Halton Camp and is buried in Northampton (Kingsthorpe) Cemetery.

25-Apr

Lt

WHITCUT, HENRY MORLEY

He was killed whilst flying DH4, B5489 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed during aerobatics due to being overloaded and is buried in Borre British Cemetery.  Two Army officers being carried as passengers were also killed.

29-Sep

Lt

WHITE, ALAN GEOFFREY

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, D3093 of No 211 Sqn, which was last seen going down under control between Ypres and Courtrai, he is buried in Dadizeele New British Cemetery.

27-Oct

AM3

WHITE, ARTHUR JOSEPH (30247)

He died in No 32 Stationary Hospital from influenza whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 4 Balloon Company and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

19-Oct

AM3

WHITE, AUGUSTUS (73537)

He died from influenza whilst serving as Driver (Petrol) in Canada and is buried in Toronto Necropolis.

21-Apr

Capt

WHITE, CECIL GODFREY MC

He was killed whilst flying in RE8, C5037 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Sanctuary Wood Cemetery.

26-Jul

Cdt

WHITE, EDWARD ALFRED

He was killed whilst flying in FE2b, A5575 of No 200 (Night) Training Sqn, which spun into the ground after stalling in a turn at 200 ft and is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery.

09-Aug

Flt Cdt

WHITE, GEORGE WILLIAM (37196)

He was killed whilst flying either DH6, C2035 or RE8, A5422 of No 16 Training Depot Station and is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

13-Jul

Cdt

WHITE, GILBERT JAMES (153535)

He was killed in an accident whilst flying a Curtis JN-4 and is buried in Delhi Cemetery, Norfolk County.

23-Dec

Pte 1

WHITE, HARRY LESLIE (214465)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Labourer with No 232 Sqn and is buried in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery.

01-Nov

AM2

WHITE, JOHN LENDON (299835)

He died in the Central Military Hospital, Aylesbury from pneumonia whilst training as a Rigger (Aero) with the School of Technical Training and is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery.

08-Jul

AM2

WHITE, JOSEPH (126094)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Blaksmith with No 3 Fighting School and is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk.

23-Nov

Pte 2

WHITE, RICHARD (287249)

He was died in the RN Hospital, Chatham from influenza and broncho-pneumonia whilst training as a Driver  (Petrol) with HMS Wildfire/No 1 Balloon Training Base and is buried in Hinckley (Barwell) Cemetery.

25-Oct

Sgt

WHITE, WILLIAM HAROLD (P/46759)

A member of 3rd Bn Yorkshire Regiment attached to the RAF, he was killed whilst flying in DH9, E631 of No 103 Sqn and is buried in Cambrin Military Cemetery.

03-May

2 Lt

WHITEHEAD, ERIC JOSEPH

He was killed whilst flying DH4, B5497 of No 6 Training Depot Station, which stalled fron a flat turn during landing and is buried in Wimbledon (Gap Road) Cemetery.

17-Oct

Lt

WHITEHEAD, GEORGE WILLIAM EDENDALE

A pilot with No 53 Sqn, he was killed whilst conducting an artillery shoot in RE8, D6799 and is buried in Harlebeke New British Cemetery.

04-Oct

Sgt

WHITEHEAD, HARRY ESMOND

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH4, A8057 of No 25 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Cambrai East Military Cemetery.

01-Sep

Lt

WHITEHEAD, JOSEPH

He was killed in action whilst flying Short 184, N2961 of No 235 Sqn from Cattewater, which made a forced landing in heavy seas and is commemorated on Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

20-May

Capt

WHITEHEAD, LEWIS EWART

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D1876 of No 65 Sqn, which was last seen in combat near Albert and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

31-Oct

Pte 2

WHITEHEAD, SIDNEY THOMAS (119173)

He was killed in action during a gas attack whilst serving as a Labourer with No 13 Balloon Company and is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

23-Dec

AM3

WHITEHEAD, TOM EUSTACE (65992)

He died in 42 CCS from influenza whilst serving as a Driver with the Base MT Repair Depot and is buried in Douai British Cemetery, Cuincy.

01-Dec

AM3

WHITEHOUSE, ERNEST (215942)

He died on board the hospital ship 'Karapara' from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Driver (Petrol) with the Aegean Group and is buried in East Mudros Military Cemetery.

27-May

2 Lt

WHITEHOUSE, FRANK

He was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, B5147 of No 52 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Berry-au-Bac French National Cemetery.

16-Jul

Lt

WHITELOCK, CHARLES RAILTON

He was the pilot of DH4, D8373 of No 55 Sqn tasked with a raid against railway targets at Tionville and is buried in However, he failed to clear a parked DH9 and ripped off his undercarriage and one of his 112 lb bombs, which exploded under his aircraft, killing him and severely wounding his observer.  He is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

13-Jun

Lt

WHITESIDE, MILES BRUCE DALZELL

He died from injuries sustained in a flying accident in Hertfordshire on 10 Jun 1918 whilst flying SPAD VII, B6772 of No 56 Training Sqn, having gained his 'Wings' the same day.  He is buried in St Nicholas Churchyard, Cardiff, where his father was the Rector.

07-Jul

Lt

WHITFELD, NIGEL BERNARD

He died from injuries sustained on 5 Jul 1918 whilst flying Camel, C171 of No 62 Sqn, which spun into the ground from a flat turn at 150 ft and is buried in Forest Row Cemetery.

01-Apr

2 Lt

WHITFIELD, EDGAR

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, A7401 of No 57 Sqn, which was last seen near Bapaume and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

09-May

Lt

WHITFORD-HAWKEY, ANTHONY HENRY

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D1821 of No 43 Sqn, which is believed to have been shot down in flames near Albert and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

14-Nov

Pte 1

WHITHAM, HERBERT (235932)

He died in Shorncliffe Military Hospital from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Labourer with No 45 Training Depot Station and is buried in Bingley Cemetery.

26-Nov

Lt

WHITHAM, JOHN HAROLD

He was killed whilst flying DH4, F6078 of No 1 Aeroplane Supply Depot which crashed at Southgate, Middlesex on a ferry flight to the UK and is buried in King Cross Methodist Chapelyard.  His passenger, Capt Prince Antoine of Orleans (Canadian Army), was also killed

24-Jul

Flt Cdt

WHITLEY, THOMAS TURNER (321403)

He was killed whilst flying DH9, B7608 of No 55 Training Depot Station, which broke up in a near vertical dive and is buried in Bingley Cemetery.

04-Oct

2 Lt

WHITMAN, THOMAS

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F5954 of No 80 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter of Jasta 1 and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

21-Apr

Lt

WHITMILL, GEORGE HARRIS

He was killed whilst flying DH4, D1754 of No 202 Sqn, which crashed during a practice flight and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

03-Nov

AM3

WHITMORE, FREDERICK (45470)

He died from cancer after being discharged on 19 Jun 1918 whilst serving as a Coppersmith with No 38 Sqn and is buried in Lambeth (Tooting) Cemetery.

25-Oct

2 Lt

WHITTAKER, FRED POULTON

He was killed whilst flying in a Camel of No 54 Training Depot Station and is buried in Blackpool Cemetery.

12-Nov

2 Lt

WHITTALL, GARTH

He was killed whilst flying a Dolphin of No 23 Sqn and is buried in Caudry British Cemetery.

22-Nov

Cpl

WHITTICOM, CHARLES FREDERIC (402626)

He died in France from influenza whilst   en-route back to the UK having been serving as a Fabric Worker with "X" Aircraft Depot in Egypt and is buried in St Germain-au-Mont-D'or Communal Cemetery Extension.

30-Oct

AM1

WHITTON, ALFRED (127455)

He died in 1 General Hospital, Etretat from a gas shell wound to the head whilst serving as a Labourer with No 13 Kite Balloon Section and is buried in Etretat Churchyard Extension.

25-Apr

2 Lt

WHITWELL, PATRICK HENRY

He was killed whilst flying in RE8, B5102 of No 4 Sqn, which was lost in combat and is buried in Borre British Cemetery.

23-Oct

Pte 1

WHYMANT, CHARLES HENRY (101135)

He died from gun shot wounds to the leg and groin sustained in a gas attack whilst serving as a Labourer with No 15 Balloon Company and is buried in Etretat Churchyard Extension.

03-May

2 Lt

WHYTE, CECIL BERTRAM

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, C6101 of No 98 Sqn, which broke up at 4,000 ft and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

09-Aug

2 Lt

WICKETT, ROYSTON CLEMENT

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, E4 of No 6 Sqn, which failed to return from a contact patrol and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

28-Sep

AM2

WICKS, ERNEST HENRY (225280)

He died from broncho-pneumonia and Bright's disease whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 66 Wing and is buried in Taranto Town Cemetery Extension.

24-Sep

AM3

WICKS, HAROLD BUCKINGHAM (95308)

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.

11-Dec

2 Lt

WICKS, WILLIAM DIXON

He was killed in an accident whilst flying in a RE8 of No 42 Sqn and is buried in Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery.

18-Oct

Pte 2

WIDDICOMBE, ALBERT EDWARD (305280)

He was training as a Rigger (Aero) with the "K" Section, Reserve Depot when he died in Blandford Military Hospital from lobar pneumonia.  He is buried in Blandford Cemetery. (Blandford).

04-Nov

Lt

WIENER, LOUIS DE VILLIER

He was involved in a three aircraft photographic reconnaissance flying DH4, F5727 from No 57 Sqn but none of the aircraft returned and he is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

23-Oct

Pte 2

WIFFEN, ERNEST (268347)

He died from wounds sustained in a gas attack whilst serving with No 15 Balloon Company and is buried in Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy.

01-Apr

2 Lt

WIGGINS, HAROLD CLAUD

H was killed whilst flying RE8, B6556 of No 23 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground after he lost control and is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

11-Nov

Cpl

WIGGINS, RONALD Served as MITCHELL, GEORGE (5037)

A Motor Cyclist, he died in King George Hospital, Stamford Street, London from influenza and pneumonia whilst on leave from No 13 Sqn in France and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

27-Jun

2 Lt

WIGGINS, THOMAS HENRY

He was the observer of DH9, D1669 of No 99 Sqn, piloted by Lt E A Chapin.  They were shot down on the return from a raid on railways at Thionville and is buried in Chambieres French National Cemetery, Metz.

14-Jul

Pte 2

WIGGLESWORTH, FREDERICK (127526)

He died from pneumonia whilst serving as a Batman with No 28 Kite Balloon Section, No 18 Balloon Compny and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension.

04-Sep

AM1

WIGLESWORTH, DOWNES (213332)

He died from natural causes whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) at Turnhouse but attached to the Fleet Aircraft Depot, Donibristle and is buried in Harmondsworth (St Mary) Churchyard.  His service records give his surname as OST.

02-Jun

Capt

WILBERFORCE, WILIAM ROBERT SARGENT MC

A squadron commander at the Central Flying School, he was killed in a flying accident whilst flying Vickers ES1, 5127, which broke up in the air on recovery from a dive and is buried in Shedfield (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

22-Sep

Flt Cdt

WILCOCK, JOHN (175355)

Originally joining as a trainee pilot, he was remustered as an observer and was killed whilst flying in DH6, A9669 of No 1 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping, which spun into the ground after stalling in a turn, he is buried in Stockton Heath (St Thomas) Churchyard.

16-Jun

Lt

WILD, HAROLD

He was killed whilst flying DH9, C6109 of No 27 Sqn, which was lost on this date and is buried in Bouchoir New British Cemetery.

29-Jun

Pte 2

WILDAY, CHARLES JAMES (198630)

He died in the Military Hospital, Blandford from pneumonia whilst training at the Reserve Depot and is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

07-Jul

2 Lt

WILDIG, NORMAN HUGH

He was the observer to Lt M J Ducray in DH9, D2878 of No 104 Sqn on a raid against Kaiserslautern.  After dropping their bombs, enemy fighters split up their formation and they were shot down.  However, Wildig was seen to continue firing at the enemy fighters and possibly shot one of them down but when they landed behind enemy lines, Wildig was dead.  He is buried in Rechicourt-Le-Chateau (Rixingen) Communal Cemetery.

27-Oct

2 Lt

WILDISH, JAMES EDMUND

He died from pneumonia whilst serving with No 8 Sqn and is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

11-Oct

AM1

WILGOSS, GEORGE (27535)

He died in 32 CCS from pneumonia whilst serving as a Driver with No 48 Kite Balloon Section and is buried in Lapugnoy Military Cemetery.

11-Oct

AM3

WILKES, CHARLES HENRY (287100)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving with the Reinforcements Wing (Blandford) and is buried in Chiseldon Cemetery.

24-Aug

AM2

WILKES, CHRISTOPHER SAMUEL JOHN (64043)

He accidentally drowned whilst bathing whilst serving as a Driver with No 9 Balloon Company attached to GHQ, BEF and is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

23-Sep

AM2

WILKES, JESSE (277302)

He was serving as a Labourer 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.

26-Oct

Pte 2

WILKIE, JOHN (268470)

He died from wounds (gas) sustained whilst serving as a Labourer with No 3 Balloon Section,  No 13 Balloon Company and is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen.

24-Oct

AM3

WILKIN, CERCIL CHARLES PALMER (304551)

He died in Blandford Military Hospital from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with 'H' Section, Reserve Depot and is buried in Aldbury (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

11-Sep

Lt

WILKIN, GORDON SHAW

He was killed whilst test flying Vimy, B9954 of the Aeroplane Experimental Station, which dived into the ground from 200 ft and burst into flames on impact after stalling in a turn, he is buried in Ipswich Cemetery.

29-Oct

AM3

WILKINS, ALBERT AMBROSE (284240)

He died in the Central Military Hospital, Aylesbury from pneumonia whilst under training with "B" Section, School of Technical Training and is buried in Glasgow Eastern Necropolis.

23-Apr

AM1

WILKINSON, CEDRIC ARNOLD (F26703)

He was serving aboard HMS Iris II and was killed during the Zeebrugge raid, is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery

21-Nov

Lt

WILKINSON, CHARLES

He died from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving with No 42 Sqn and is buried in East Hanningfield (All Saints) Churchyard.

22-Nov

2 Lt

WILKINSON, ERNEST FLETCHER

He was killed whilst flying DH4, A7857 of No 18 Sqn, which dived into the ground from a steep bank whilst attempting a go-round and is buried in Fillievres British Cemetery.

02-May

Pte 2

WILKINSON, HAROLD (122464)

He was serving as a Driver at No 3 AAP when he died, cause unknown and is buried in Leeds (Beckett Street) Cemetery.

18-Jun

2 Lt

WILKINSON, LOUIS

He was killed whilst flying Camel, D6670 of No 2 Training Depot Station, which crashed after being observed out of control for over 2,000 ft, possibly due if dizziness and is buried in Sowerby Bridge (Ludenden) Cemetery.

29-Apr

AM3

WILKINSON, RICHARD (101244)

He was serving as a Labourer at the Balloon Training Depot when he died in the Military Hospital, Richmond and is buried in Lancaster Cemetery, Lancashire.

15-Dec

AM3

WILKS, JOSEPH JOSCELIN (268961)

He died from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 2 Aeroplane Supply Depot and is buried in Belgrade Cemetery.

16-Nov

Sgt

WILLCOCKS, HARRY (211218)

He died in Norfolk War Hospital, Norwich from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Carpenter with 273 Sqn and is buried in St Martin-by-Looe (St Martin of Tours) Church Cemetery.

29-Sep

Lt

WILLES, PATRICK DALRYMPLE

He died of injuries sustained whilst test flying Camel, F1474 of No 3 Aircraft Acceptance Park, which spun into the ground on 27 Sep 1918 after stalling in a turn and is buried Norwich Cemetery.

20-May

Lt

WILLEY, REGINALD ('REX')

He was killed in action whilst flying DH4, A7406 of No 57 Sqn and is buried in Huby-St Leu British Cemetery.

12-Dec

AM3

WILLIAMS, ARTHUR CHARLES (111633)

He died in the City of Westminster Union Infirmary, cause unknown, whilst serving as an Instrument Repairer with No 9 Aircraft Acceptance Park and is buried in Hendon Cemetery.

25-Apr

2 Lt

WILLIAMS, ALFRED EDMUND

He was killed whilst flying FK8, C8552 of No 35 Sqn and is buried in Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery.

31-Oct

2 Lt

WILLIAMS, ARTHUR HENRY

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, F3103 of No 204 Sqn and is buried in Kezelberg Military Cemetery.

02-Aug

Lt

WILLIAMS, CHARLES HENRY

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B2435 of No 63 Training Sqn, which spun into Dartford Creek after attempting to aviod a collision during a diving attack on a ground target and is buried in Dartford (Watling Street) Cemetery.

02-Nov

Mem

WILLIAMS, EDITH OLIVE (21181)

A member of the WRAF she was killed/died whilst serving with No 1 Stores Depot and is buried in Camberwell Old Cemetery.

31-Dec

2 Lt

WILLIAMS, EDWARD ALBERT

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying FK8, D5036 of No 18 Training Depot Station(?), which crashed after stalling in a turn and is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

01-Nov

AM3

WILLIAMS, FRANK ALBERT (305362)

He died in the Central Military Hospital, Aylesbury from pneumonia whilst serving as an Electrician with the School of Technical Training and is buried in Bushey (St James) Churchyard.

07-Apr

Capt

WILLIAMS, FRANK EMLYN MC

He died from severe burns sustained in a fire in his living quarters whilst serving with No 57 Training Sqn and is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

28-Jun

Lt

WILLIAMS, FRANK STANLEY

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, C993 of 'Z' Flt, No 34 Sqn, which was hit by AA fire near Oderzo and is buried in Tezze British Cemetery.

02-Apr

Lt

WILLIAMS, FRED

He was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, A7286 of No 22 Sqn, which was last seen going down in flames and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

24-Jun

Lt

WILLIAMS, FREDERICK

He was killed in action whilst flying Bristol F2B, D8028 of No 62 Sqn, which was last seen in combat over Lille and is buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez.

26-May

2 Lt

WILLIAMS, GWILYM FRANCIS

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B9328 of No 7 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground after making too steep a climb on take off and is buried in Paddington Cemetery.

08-Nov

AM3

WILLIAMS, HAROLD JOHN MICHAUX (131859)

He was killed in an accident whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with No 115 Sqn and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

05-Sep

Lt

WILLIAMS, HARVEY TENNANT

He was killed whilst flying DH9, D2804 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

17-Aug

Flt Cdt

WILLIAMS, HENRY WARBURTON (110760)

He was killed whilst flying DH9, B9341 of No 2 Fighting School, which spun into ground and burst into flames and is buried in Great Crosby (St Luke) Churchyard.

30-Aug

Pte 1

WILLIAMS, JOSEPH CHARLES (84721)

He died in No 25 Base Hospital from tuberculosis whilst serving as a Labourer with No 1 Aircraft Depot and is buried in Dijon (Les Pejoces) Communal Cemetery.

15-Jul

Sgt

WILLIAMS, PERCIVAL HENRY (4268)

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D9401 of No 54 Sqn, which was last seen over Courthiézy and is buried in La Ville-aux-Bois British Cemetery.

22-Oct

Lt

WILLIAMS, PHILIP EDWARD

He died from pneumonia whilst serving with No 43 Wing and is buried in Toronto (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery.

04-Oct

Pte 3

WILLIAMS, WALTER JEREMIAH (294980)

He died in Fulham Military Hospital, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Storeman with No 2 Stores Depot and is buried in Buxhall (St Mary) Churchyard.

03-May

Capt

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM HUMPHREY

He was killed whilst flying a Martinsyde G100 of No 142 Sqn, which crashed on landing after hitting a tree on the approach and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

18-Aug

Sgt

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM JAMES LESLIE (591)

A Fitter (General), he died in 4th Northern General Hospital, Lincolm from injuries sustained on 2 Aug 1918 whilst flying Avro 504J, C4320 of No 46 Training Depot Station, which crashed after stalling in a climbing turn and is buried in Smethwick Old Churchyard.

15-May

Lt

WILLIAMSON, JAMES

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D6438 of No 70 Sqn, which was last seen over Rossignol Wood following a combat and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

18-Jun

AM2

WILLIAMSON, RICHARD (97713)

He was serving as a Wireless Operator with No 52 Sqn and died from wounds sustained in action, he is buried in Moulins-sur-Allier Communal Cemetery.

29-Oct

2 Lt

WILLIAMSON, ROBERT BURDETT

He was killed in action whilst flying in a DH9 of No 107 Sqn and is buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery.

27-Aug

2 Lt

WILLIS, ARTHUR ERNEST

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F1396 of "B" Sqn, Central Flying School, which spun into the ground after the engine was choked on take off and is buried in Upavon Cemetery.

01-Jul

Maj

WILLIS, ERNEST

He died from spinal meningitis whilst serving with a Kite Balloon Section in Malta and is buried in Pieta Military Cemetery.

20-Sep

2 Lt

WILLIS, FRANCIS JOHN HARRY

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504K, D8802 of No 14 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground and burst into flames after stalled in a turn, he is buried in Totnes Cemetery.

09-Aug

2 Lt

WILLIS, PHILIP MM

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, E621 of No 107 Sqn, which failed to return from a day bombing raid and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

26-Sep

2 Lt

WILLISCROFT, WALTER BALMER

He was killed whilst flying Camel, C1612 of No 28 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground from 5,000 ft and is buried Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

19-Nov

AM2

WILLS, ARTHUR HERBERT (42365)

He died in 45 CCS from influenza whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 102 Sqn and is buried in Awoingt British Cemetery.

10-Nov

Lt

WILLS, OLIVER BYERLEY WALTER MC

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying as the passenger in Bristol F2B, D8030 of the Acoustic Experimental Station, when he fell out after standing suddenly and is buried in Orford (St Bartholomew) Churchyard.

20-Apr

Sgt

WILLS, THOMAS JAMES (11483)

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, D5578 of No 49 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery.

21-Oct

Pte 2

WILSON, ALEXANDER (285522)

He died in the Central Military Hospital, Aylesbury, cause unknown, whilst training as a Rigger (Aero) at the School of Technical Training and is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

26-Nov

Mem

WILSON, ALICE FRANCIS (8546)

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

23-Sep

Lt

WILSON, BRODIE WYATT

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

01-Apr

2 Lt

WILSON, CECIL KIDD

He was killed whilst in 1½ Strutter, B2563 of No 1 (Observer) School of Air Gunnery, which dived into the ground after stalling in a turn following an engine failure on take off and is buried in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery.

14-Oct

Lt

WILSON, CLAUDE MELNOT DFC

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, F5516 of No 29 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Dadizeele New British Cemetery.

21-Jul

2 Lt

WILSON, DAVID

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying SE5A, C1799 of No 143 Sqn, which spun into the ground probably due to a stall in a turn and is buried in Cadder Cemetery.

28-Oct

AM3

WILSON, EDWARD ARTHUR (406448)

He died in the station hospital at Lahore from influenza whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with the Aircraft Park (India) and is commemorated on the Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial.

10-Oct

Pte 2

WILSON, ERNEST (234743)

He died in the RN Hospital, Chatham from haemoptysis whilst serving as a Batman with the Marine Observers School and is buried in Huddersfield (Edgerton) Cemetery.

21-Sep

AM2

WILSON, FRANCIS EDWARD (237878)

A Fitter (Aero Engine) he was killed whilst flying in Curtiss H-16, N4070 of No 249 Sqn, which crashed into the River Tay after bursting into flames whilst in flight, he is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis.

17-Dec

AM3

WILSON, GEORGE LESLIE (43166)

He died in 30 General Hospital from influenza pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 10 Sqn and is buried in Les Baraques Military Cemetery, Sangatte.

15-May

Lt

WILSON, GEOFFREY

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, B6257 of No 209 Sqn, which last seen prior to an engagement with a Fokker Triplane in France and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

18-Jul

Lt

WILSON, HAMISH BLACKLOCK BOWES

He died in captivity from wounds sustained on 15 May 1918 whilst flying DH9, C6103 of No 98 Sqn, which had been last seen leaving the formation and is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

01-Nov

Lt

WILSON, HAROLD

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, E5811 of No 32 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Harchies Communal Cemetery.

15-Aug

Lt

WILSON, HARRY BECKARD

He was killed whilst flying RE8, C2328 of No 36 Training Depot Station and is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery.

31-Aug

2 Lt

WILSON, HARRY HOLSTEN (ex Sgt - 5412)

He was the pilot of DH9, D7233 of No 99 Sqn on a raid against Conflans rail junction and Doncourt Aerodrome on 30 Aug 1918.  However his aircraft suffered a fuel problem and he put down on a French airfield.  The following day his aircraft stalled on take off and both he and his observer were killed in the ensuing crash.  He is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

01-Jul

2 Lt

WILSON, HORACE LEVICK

He was killed in action whilst flying in RE8, C5090 of No 13 Sqn, which failed to return from an artillery observation sortie and is buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez.

30-Jun

Lt

WILSON, JACK MORRIS

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D3359 of No 204 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

13-Nov

2 Lt

WILSON, JAMES MURDOCH

He was killed whilst flying an RE8 of No 105 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft of the same unit and is buried in Glasgow (Eastwood) Cemetery.

25-Oct

AM3

WILSON, JOHN (112800)

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

26-Sep

AM2

WILSON, JOHN (285540)

He died, cause unknown, whilst training at the Reserve Depot and is buried MacDuff Parish Churchyard, Gamrie.

29-Sep

Lt

WILSON, JOHN STANLEY

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, D8175 of No 70 Sqn, which was last seen near Gheluvelt and is buried in Haringhe (Bandaghem) Military Cemetery.

20-May

AM2

WILSON, LAURD (124142)

He was training as a Wireless Mechanic at No 1 Wireless School, when he died in Cambridge Hospital, Aldershot from pneumonia and is buried in Belmont (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard.

18-Oct

2 Lt

WILSON, NORMAN

He died from wounds sustained on 25 Jul 1918 whilst flying Camel, D8197 of No 43 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

06-Nov

Pte 2

WILSON, R (301694)

He died in the Military Hospital, Millbank from septic pneumonia whilst serving as a Labourer with No 81 Sqn Labour Party, Weston-on-the-Green and is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

24-Dec

Pte 2

WILSON, RICHARD THOMAS (267082)

He was killed in an aircraft accident involving and aircraft of No 191 Training Sqn and is buried in Rugby (Croop Hill) Cemetery.  At the time he was serving as a Labourer with No 1 General Duties Unit.

28-Oct

Pte 1

WILSON, REGINALD CHARLES (105509)

He died from wounds sustained whilst serving as a Labourer with No 2 Balloon Sqn and is buried in St Neots Cemetery.

06-Nov

Cdt

WILSON, ROBERT BOWDEN (70583)

He was killed whilst flying Curtiss JN-4, C1013 in Canada, which crashed during a stall turn practice and is buried in Hamilton Cemetery.

08-Sep

AM2

WILSON, RONALD (52392)

He died from wounds sustained whilst serving as a Photographer with No 15 Sqn and is buried in Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt.

01-Nov

Lt

WILSON, VIVIAN BRUCE

He died in the Camp Hospital, Beamsville from pneumonia whilst serving in Canada and is buried in Lindsay Riverside Cemetery.

23-Sep

2 Lt

WILSON, WESLEY HOLFORD

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504K, D8818 of No 3 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground during low level aerobatics and is buried in Stockbridge Cemetery.

05-Nov

Lt

WILTON, ERNEST PARKIN

He died from pneumonia whilst serving in the UK and is buried in Huddersfield (Edgerton) Cemetery.

19-Aug

Cdt

WILTSHIRE, CHARLES EDWARD (128152)

He was killed whilst flying DH6, B2787 of No 58 Training Depot Station, which collided with Avro 504K, E2929 of No 44 TDS near Cranwell and is buried in Carlton Cemetery.

16-Oct

AM1

WILTSHIRE, CHARLES HENRY (213545)

He had been invalided from the RNAS on 26 Dec 1917, but whether this resulted in his death is unknown and he is buried in Swindon (Radnor Street) Cemetery.

04-Apr

AM2

WILTSHIRE, THOMAS BERNARD (87118)

He was serving as a Wireless Operator with No 35 Sqn and was killed in action, but whether in the air or on the ground is not known, he is buried in Gentelles Communal Cemetery.

23-May

Lt

WIMBUSH, EWART AUSTIN BOURCHIER DFC

He was killed in an air combat whilst on a reconnaissance flight whilst serving with "C" Sqn at Imbros Air Station.  He is commemorated on the Haidar Pasha Memorial.

10-Apr

Cpl

WINALL, ARTHUR HENRY (5739)

He died in 58 CCS from gun shot wounds to the chest wounds sustained whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 42 Sqn and is buried in Lillers Communal Cemetery.

29-Aug

Flt Cdt

WINCHESTER, PHILIP GEORGE DALTON

He was killed whilst flying Camel, C8291 of No 63 Training Sqn, which lost a wing in the air and is buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery.

28-Aug

2 Lt

WINDOW, KENNETH PERCIVAL

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F4178 of No 43 Training Depot Station, which flew into the ground at high speed and turned over, he is buried in Penarth Cemetery.

13-Aug

Sgt

WINDRIDGE, ALAN LACEY (212112)

He was the observer to 2 Lt H P G Leyden in 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 and Windridge with both aircraft plummeting to the ground killing all four occupants.  He is buried in Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery.

09-Jun

Lt

WINDRIDGE, EDWIN ARTHUR

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9, D1007 of No 103 Sqn, which was last seen heading east under control and is buried in Bouchoir New British Cemetery.

05-Nov

Flt Sgt

WING, ARTHUR JOHN (3433)

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, E5963 of No 84 Sqn, which failed to return from  a sortie and is buried in Berlaimont Communal Cemetery Extension.

27-Oct

Clk 3

WINGFIELD, NORMAN EDWARD (297782)

He died in New End Military Hospital, Hampstead from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Storeman with No 5 Stores Depot and is buried in Stonehouse (St Cyr) Churchyard Extension.

01-Apr

Lt

WINKLEY, STANLEY HUGH

He was killed in action whilst flying SE5A, B174 of No 84 Sqn, which was last seen near Mézières-sur-Oise and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

09-Jul

2 Lt

WINKS, JAMES GRANT

He was killed whilst flying FE2b, A5524 of No 51 Sqn, which hit a tree during a landing practice and burst into flames on impact, he is buried in Glasgow (Lamb Hill) Cemetery.

27-May

Cdt

WINNETT, WILFRED HENRY (154542)

He was killed in an accident whilst flying as a passenger in a Curtiss JN-4 of No 44 Wing in Canada and is buried in London (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery.

20-Aug

AM2

WINROW, ALBERT (104987)

A Fitter (General), he died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Handley Page O/400, D4593 of No 14 AAP during a test flight and is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

09-Sep

Flt Cdt

WINSTANLEY, ARTHUR

He was killed whilst flying RE8, B6638 of No 27 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground following a stall and is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

23-Sep

AM3

WINSTONE, ALBERT JOHN (98953)

He was serving as a Fitter (General) 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.

12-Apr

AM3

WINTER, AUGUSTUS (113610)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Photographer at the School of Photography and is buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.

09-Aug

2 Lt

WINTER, ROBERT RICHARD CHARLES

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, F6152 of No 54 Sqn, which was last seen over Estrees and is buried in Heath Cemetery, Harbonnierres.

23-Oct

AM1

WINTERBOTTOM, MOSES WILLIAM (200689)

He died in Fulham Military Hospital from pneumonia whilst serving as a Winch Driver/Fitter with No 15 Balloon Base and is buried in Bishop's Sutton (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

05-Aug

Sgt

WINTERTON, CHARLES (65816)

He died in the Central Military Hospital, Aylesbury from pneumonia whilst serving as a Disciplinarian at the School of Technical Training (Halton) and is buried in Aylesbury Cemetery.

04-Oct

Lt

WINTHROP-ANDREWS, JOHN

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F1990 of No 80 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter of Jasta 1 and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

21-Apr

Lt

WINTON, HAROLD BARKLEY

He was killed in an accident whilst flying SE5A, D280 of No 1 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

02-Dec

Pte 1

WISEMAN, FREDERICK ROBERT (25689)

He died in the station hospital, Lahore from valvular disease of the heart whilst serving as a Batman with the Aircraft Park (India) and is buried in Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial.

03-Nov

AM2

WISHART, WALTER F (405823)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Carpenter with the Aircraft Park (India) and is commemorated on the Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial.

13-Nov

Pte 1

WITHERS, FRED (138089)

He died in the Military Hospital, Chisledon from pneumonia whilst serving as a shoemaker with No 28 Wing (Yatesbury) and is buried in Humberstone (St Mary) Churchyard.

21-Nov

Pte 1

WITT, JAMES ALBERT (230467)

He died in New Zealand Hospital, Brockenhurst from pneumonia having served as an Armourer with No 66 Wing (in Italy) and is buried in Emery Down (Christ Church) Churchyard.

18-Nov

Lt

WODEHOUSE, CHARLES EWART

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.

13-Sep

2 Lt

WOGAN-BROWNE, C P

He was the observer of DH9, D1670 of No 99 Sqn piloted by 2 Lt E E Crosby on a raid against Arnaville.  They were shot down and their aircraft broke up in the air, coming down in the American front lines.  He is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

03-Apr

2 Lt

WOLLASTON, JOHN DUDLEY

He was killed whilst flying Camel B7340 of No 72 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground at Beverley and is buried in Sale Cemetery.

20-Aug

Lt

WOLSTENHOLME, JAMES BENJAMIN WALLACE

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, B8691 of No 47 Training Depot Station, which dived into the ground from a flat turn at Doncaster and is buried in Willesden New Cemetery.

31-Jul

AM2

WOMACK, GEORGE

He was killed whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 51 Training Depot Station when he was struck by the propeller of Avro 504, D7057 and is buried in Leeds (Hunslet Old) Cemetery.

09-May

Pte 1

WOOD, ALBERT GEORGE (215160)

A Aerial Gunner, he was killed in action whilst flying in DH4, N6009 of  No 205 Sqn and is buried in Vignacourt British Cemetery.

11-Nov

Cpl

WOOD, CHARLES (51123)

He died in Hounslow Military Hospital from pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 42 Training Depot Station and is buried in Great Berkhamsted (St Peter) Church Cemetery.

17-Aug

Lt

WOOD, CHARLES LEWIS

He died as a Prisoner of War from wounds sustained on 10 Aug 1918 whilst flying Camel, F5934 of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with 10 enemy aircraft and is buried in Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension.

28-Dec

Clk 3

WOOD, GEORGE (309743)

He died at Barrington War Hospital from pneumonia whilst serving as a Storeman with No 2 MT Repair Depot and is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

16-Jul

Cdt

WOOD, HARVEY CECIL

He died from pneumonia whilst serving at No 2 Officer's Technical Training Wing and is buried in Hastings Cemetery, Sussex.

11-Dec

Maj

WOOD, HERBERT FREDERICK

He was seconded as the head of the Aviation Department of Vickers Ltd and died from influenza and meningitis, he is buried in Putney Lower Common Cemetery.

19-Oct

Flt Cdt

WOOD, JOHN (116826)

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in FBA Type B, N2737 of No 209 Training Depot Station, which side-slipped and dived into the ground, he is buried in Bolton (Tonge) Cemetery.

24-May

Lt

WOOD, PATRICK BRYAN SANDFORD

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in a DH4 of No 226 Sqn and is buried in Taranto Town Cemetery Extension.

18-Oct

2 Lt

WOOD, RALPH

He died from wounds sustained the previous day whilst flying Camel, D8148 of No 65 Sqn and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery

14-Sep

Boy Mech

WOODBRIDGE, JAMES ERNEST (159859)

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 9 Training Depot Station and is buried in Willesden New Cemetery.

31-Oct

Capt

WOODCOCK, FREDERICK (ERIC)

He was killed whilst serving as a flight commander with No 101 Sqn, flying FE2b, A6518 when it struck some explosives on the aerodrome and is buried in Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension.

06-Nov

Mem

WOODCOCK, MARGARET (19911)

A member of the WRAF she died whilst serving with No 44 Training Depot Station and is buried in Oxford (Headington) Cemetery.

19-Aug

2 Lt

WOODEND, CHARLES WILLIAM

He was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, D8037 of No 48 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft at 10,000 ft over Peronne and is buried in Fouquescourt British Cemetery.

10-Oct

Pte 2

WOODGATE, THOMAS JOSEPH (297699)

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 buried in Grangegorman Military Cemetery.

27-Sep

Capt

WOODHOUSE, LIONEL MOSTYN MC, DFC

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, F6011 of No 59 Sqn, which was brought down in flames and is buried in Grevillers British Cemetery.

05-Nov

2 Lt

WOODLAND, GEORGE HENRY

He was killed whilst flying DH9, C1239 of No 52 Training Depot Station, which dived into the ground from a flat turn and burst into flames on impact, he is buried in Radstock (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

20-Oct

Cpl

WOODROW, ROBERT SHEARER (188925)

He died from pneumonia whilst serving as a Disciplinarian with No 6 Tent Detachment and is buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt.

29-Nov

AM3

WOODS, CLARKE (124299)

He died in Langworthy Road Military Hospital from pneumonia whilst serving as an Assistant Armourer with the Armament School and is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

17-Dec

Clk 2

WOODS, ERNEST HENRY (1164998)

He died at home, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Clerk (General) with No 2 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping and  is buried in Bootle Cemetery.

01-Nov

AM3

WOODS, GEORGE WILLIAM (127937)

He died from influenza and bronchitis whilst serving as a Batman with No 27 Sqn and is buried in St Pol British Cemetery, St Pol-sur-Ternoise.

29-Apr

AM2

WOODWARD, CHARLES ERNEST (115311)

He was killed in an accident whilst serving as a Labourer with No 10 Balloon Company when he fell from a height of about  15 ft on to a concrete floor and is buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun.

03-Sep

Lt

WOOLLARD, GEORGE FREDERICK

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, C700of No 38 Training Depot Station, which collided with B8762  of the same unit and is buried in Keighley (Utley) Cemetery.

16-Nov

Capt

WOOLLETT, JOHN CHARLES

He died from double pneumonia whilst serving with No 1 (Observer) School of Aerial Gunnery and is buried in Hythe (Horn Street) Burial Ground.

14-Oct

2 Lt

WOOLLEY, FRANCIS WILLIAM

He was killed in action whilst flying in DH9, E605  of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation and is buried in Kortrijk (St Jan) Communal Cemetery.

31-Jul

2 Lt

WOOLLEY, FREDERICK WILLIAM

He was the observer to Lt L V Dennis in DH9, D1032 of No 99 Sqn on a raid against railway targets at Saarbrucken. They were attacked by enemy fighters on the return journey, their aircraft being seen to break up in the air.  He is buried in Sarralbe Military Cemetery.

23-Oct

Sgt

WOOLLEY, HARDY JOHN (177726)

He was killed whilst flying in Bristol F2B, B1288 of No 1 (Observers) School of Aerial Gunnery, which stalled in a low level turn and is buried in Woodgrange Park Cemetery, East Ham.

16-Aug

Pte 2

WOOLWAY, RICHARD (264816)

He died in Queen Alexandra Hospital, Dunkirk from an accidental (machine) gun shot wound to the abdomen whilst serving as a Batman with No 217 Sqn and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

16-Sep

Cdt

WORDEN, ELMER (154631)

He was killed whilst flying Curtis JN-4, C1363 of No 90 Training Sqn, which spun into the ground on its back and is buried in Colville (Highland) Cemetery.

11-Nov

Pte 2

WORLING, JOHN (309969)

He died in Kensington Military Hospital from influenza whilst serving as a Motor Cyclist with No 1 (MT) Depot  and is buried in Cappagh (St Eugenius) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

02-Sep

2 Lt

WORMALD, WILLIAM MONTAGUE

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel, E4381 of No 209 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

29-Nov

Cdt

WOUNDY, BENJAMIN LAWRENCE (171399)

He died at Camp Rathburn, Ontario from lobar pneumonia whilst serving with No 42 Wing and is buried in Grand Bank United Church Cemetery.

17-Jun

2 Lt

WRAIGHT, LESLIE CECIL

He was killed whilst flying Camel, C114 of No 11 Training Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off following an engine failure and is buried in Folkestone Old Cemetery.

15-Nov

2 Lt

WREATHALL, ROBERT SCOTT

He was killed whilst flying a FK8 of No 82 Sqn, which struck a tree near the aerodrome and crashed and is buried in Tourcoing (Pont-Neuville) Communal Cemetery.

03-Dec

Pte 1

WRIGHT, ALBION ALBERT (58944)

He died in 57 CCS from influenza whilst serving as a Motor Cyclist with No 57 Sqn and is buried in Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery.

04-Sep

Flt Sgt

WRIGHT, ARTHUR (315095)

A Labourer, he was killed whilst flying in 1½ Strutter, 9894 of the Fleet Aircraft Depot, Turnhouse, which collided with Pup, B8012 of the same unit over the Firth of Forth and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

09-Aug

Pte 2

WRIGHT, ARTHUR HASTINGS (266844)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Labourer with No 8 Training Depot Station and is buried in Figheldean (St Michael) Churchyard.  CWGC shows his death as 8 Aug whilst his records state 9 Aug?

04-May

Lt

WRIGHT, BERNARD WILFRED

He was killed in action whilst flying Camel B5629 of No 4 Sqn AFC, which was shot down in flames and is buried in Outtersteenene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul.

12-Apr

Lt

WRIGHT, FRANCIS BEATTIE

He was killed in action whilst flying in FK8, B271 of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

29-Sep

Flt Cdt

WRIGHT, HECTOR CAMPBELL (100413)

He was killed whilst flying Camel, E7154 of No 46 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground after he lost control and is buried Fencote (St Andrew) Churchyard..

29-Jun

AM2

WRIGHT, HENRY JAMES (226340)

He was killed whilst serving as a Tinsmith at No 2 School of Special Flying when he was struck by Avro 504J, C4383 as he was walking across the landing airfield and is buried in Coatham (Christ Church) Churchyard.

23-Oct

Lt

WRIGHT, LEONARD REGINALD

He died from pneumonia whilst serving with No 1 (Training) Wireless School, and is buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.

28-Oct

Pte 1

WRIGHT, PERCY JAMES (386991)

He died in Fargo Military Hospital from pneumonia whilst serving as a Batman with No 1 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping and is buried in Durrington Cemetery.

16-Nov

Pte 1

WRIGHT, PETER W (76789)

He died from pneumonia whilst serving as a Labourer with the Aeroplane Experimental Station and is buried in Liverpool (Walton Park) Cemetery.

12-Sep

CSM

WRIGHT, RALPH D (310)

He died in the Royal Herbert Hospital, Woolwich from enteritis and ulceration of the intestines whilst serving at the Armament School, Uxbridge and is buried in Hove Old Cemetery.

17-Apr

Lt

WRIGHT, STEPHEN SYDNEY

He was killed in action whilst flying RE8, B5048 of No 7 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is commemorated on the Arras Flying Services Memorial.

17-Dec

2 Lt

WRIGHT, SYDNEY HOPEWELL

He died in Red Barns Hospital from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying Avro 504, F2326 of No North East Area Flying Instructors' School, Redcar Sqn, which dived into the ground after stalling in a turn and is buried in Nottingham Church Cemetery.

20-Jul

2 Lt

WRIGHT, THOMAS

He was killed whilst flying SE5A, C1831 of No 143 Sqn, which collided with C1809 of the same unit during an air defence patrol and is buried in Fleetwood Borough Cemetery

26-Dec

AM3

WRIGHT, WALTER JOHN (44462)

He died at Salonika Aircraft Park from influenza whilst serving as a Winch Driver/Fitter with No 47 Sqn and is buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria.

04-Jun

Pte 2

WRIGHT, WILLIAM ARTHUR (249985)

He was killed in an air raid on Coudekerque whilst serving as a Labourer with No 215 Sqn and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

01-Oct

2 Lt

WRIGHT, WILLIAM MILNE

He was killed whilst flying in SE5A, D3497 of No 2 Training Depot Station, which crashed after breaking up in the air and is buried in Helensburgh Cemetery.

07-Nov

AM2

WYATT, ALBERT JOHN (239316)

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

13-Jul

Flt Cdt

WYCHERLEY, GEORGE

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in DH6, C5482 of No 125 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft at 700 ft and is buried in Middlesbrough (Linthorpe) Cemetery.

13-Aug

Lt

WYKES, CHARLES EDGAR

He was killed in a fire at the Main Stores in Newcastle whilst serving with No 2 Stores Depot and is buried in Hemel Hempstead (Heath Lane) Cemetery.

26-Nov

AM1

WYLIE, JAMES (15860)

He died in 62 Casualty Clearing Station, cause unknown, whilst serving as an Instrument Repairer with No 43 Sqn and is buried in Kortrijk (St Jan) Communal Cemetery.

23-Apr

2 Lt

WYLIE, JAMES RANDOLPH

He was killed whilst flying DH6, B2677 of No 123 Sqn, which dived into the ground and is buried in Urmston Cemetery.

27-May

Lt

WYMAN, ALFRED THEODORE

He was killed whilst flying Pup, B5360 of No 91 Sqn, which dived into the ground after he fainted in the air and is buried in Chichester Cemetery.

14-Sep

Cpl

WYMARK, JOHN WELLBELOVE (16585)

He died in 8 Canadian Stationary Hospital from wounds (gun shot wound to leg) sustained on 31 Aug 1918 and pneumonia whilst serving as a Driver with No 99 Sqn during an air raid on the airfield at Azelot and is buried in Charmes Military Cemetery, Essegney.

30-Aug

Cpl

WYNN, ARTHUR HARRY (219306)

He was killed whilst flying as the aerial gunner in DH9, D3012 of No 67 Wing and is buried in Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery.

12-Oct

2 Lt

WYNN, HAROLD WILLIAM

He died from wounds sustained on 1 Oct 1918 whilst flying RE8, C2406 of No 13 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and is buried in Canada Cemetery, Tilloy-les-Cambrai.

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