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Casualties - April 1919


The fatal casualties listed below are those shown on the Commonwealth War Graves Register as having died due to World War One, however they can be divided into two distinct groups.

The first group are those who were still on active service at the time of their death and the second those who had been demobilised but whose death was attributed to their war service.

Group 1 - Died on active service

01-Apr

WO

McCARDLE, JOHN McEWAN

He died from wounds sustained the previous day and is buried in Archangel Allied Cemetery.

02-Apr

1AM

BARRETT, PERCY ALBERT

He was serving with HQ 9 Brigade and died in No 36 Casualty Clearing Station from an unrecorded sickness, he is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

02-Apr

2 Lt

DE KOCK, DIRK WOUTER

He was serving at No 5 Fighting School and died from an embolism following an appendectomy, he is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

02-Apr

AC2

MARLOW, ROBERT

He died in Lincoln County Hospital from influenza and is buried in Kettering (London Road) Cemetery.

02-Apr

Capt

BAINBRIGGE, WILLIAM ARTHUR DE LANNOY YATES

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504K, H1963 of the Wireless Telephony School, which crashed and is buried in Bournemouth East Cemetery

02-Apr

Lt

OTTEWELL, JOHN MILLER

He was killed whilst flying in Avro 504K, H1963 of the Wireless Telephony School, which crashed and is buried in Bournemouth East Cemetery.

03-Apr

2 Lt

BACKHOUSE, ST JOHN SALMON

He was killed whilst flying in an FK8, which failed to return from an operation and is buried in Sofia Cemetery.

03-Apr

Lt

ROBINSON, HENRY

He was died from self inflicted gun shot wounds to the chest sustaied accidentlly whilst serving at No 1 Aircraft Depot and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

05-Apr

AC2

KINSELLA, GERALD

He died from bronchopneumonia in No 20 Casualty Clearing Station whilst serving with No 42 Sqn and is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

06-Apr

Lt

BAILLIE, WILLIAM MC

He was serving with No 49 Wing H.Q. and dired from a fractured skull, cause unknown and is buried in Dalziel (Airbles) Cemetery.

06-Apr

Pvt

CHIRCOP, CARMOLE

He was serving at Spinola and died in the Military Hospital, Valetta from influenza and pneumonia, he is buried in Addolorata Cemetery.

07-Apr

2AM

EVANS, R

He was serving with No. 2 Aircraft Depot and died from influenza, he is buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun.

07-Apr

Cdt

FOURNIER, LUDGER L.

Toronto (Mount Hope) Cemetery

07-Apr

Sgt

BARTON, FRANK CLAUDE

He was serving with No 14 Training Depot Station and died in the Military Hospital, Fargo from tuberculosis, he is buried in Ashford (Willesborough) Cemetery.

09-Apr

LAC

SIMMONDS, ARTHUR HUGH

He died in the Royal Naval Hospital, Chatham from bronchopneumonia whilst serving with No 204 Training Depot Station and isburied in Gilingham (Woodlands) Cemetery.

10-Apr

Cpl

BIRT, ALBERT VICTOR

He was or had been serving as a Labourer at No 5 (Eastern) Aircraft Repair Depot (Cambridge) and is buried in Sheepscombe (St John) Churchyard Extension.

12-Apr

LAC

NEWARK, A E

He died from influenza in No 44 Casualty Clearing Station whilst serving with HQ, 2nd Brigade and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

12-Apr

Lt

O'REILLY, NICHOLAS

He was serving at the Central Pay Office when he was killed on duty in a motor-cycle accident whilst attempting tro avoid a runaway horse and is buried in Deptford (Brockley) Cemetery.

12-Apr

Sgt

LEVI, CYRIL JOSEPH

He was killed in an accident involving a BE2e of the Observers School and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

14-Apr

Flt Sgt

DAVISON, EDWARD JAMES

He was serving at No 57 Training Depot Station and died in Paddington Military Hospital from pneumonia, he is buried in Paddington Cemetery.

15-Apr

2AM

JENNER, N W

He was undergoing training on Motor Boat 1138 of the Marine Training Depot, when he slipped overboard and drowned, he is buried in Chiswick Old Cemetery.

15-Apr

3AM

ADAMS, CECEL HY EDWARD

He was serving at the "X" Engine Repair Depot and died in the Government Fever Hospital from smallpox, he is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

15-Apr

3AM

GOERTZ, FAUSTIN HENRY WALTER

He died in the Chelsea VAD Hospital from congestion of the lungs and nephiritis, he is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

16-Apr

Capt

RITCHIE, STANLEY EDWARD

He was killed whilst  flying Avro 504, E1615 of HMS Argus, which fell of the deck into the sea following an engine failure and is buried in Dorking Cemetery.

18-Apr

2AM

DIBLEY, WILLIAM FRANK

He was serving at the Aircraft Repair Depot (Donibristle) but died in Hull from epileptic exhaustion and is buried Basingstoke (South View or Old) Cemetery.

19-Apr

Boy

GRAY, HERBERT JAMES

School of Technical Training (Halton).  Bexhill Cemetery

21-Apr

Flt Cdt

SHAW, GEORGE EDWARD

He died from septic throat septiceamia whilst serving at Harrowby Dispersal Centre and is buried in Cambridge (Histon Road) Cemetery.

21-Apr

Lt

TOLLEY, CHARLES ROBERT

He was serving with the South-West Area Accounts Centre and was killed whilst flying Dolphin, C8096 of the South-West Area Accounts Centre, which dived into the ground near Beaulieu after stalling, he is buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery.

21-Apr

Sgt

COCKERILL, T W

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying Avro 504, D7789 of No 66 Sqn (Cadre), Yatesbury and is buried in New Malton Cemetery.

22-Apr

Capt

ADKINS, REGINALD

He was killed in a flying accident when Handley Page 0/400 F3758 of No. 2 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping crashed into the roof of a building taking off at night from Andover.  He is buried in Penton Mewsey (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

22-Apr

Cpl

WARD, EDGAR GEORGE

He was killed in a flying accident when Handley Page 0/400 F3758 of No. 2 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping crashed into the roof of a building taking off at night from Andover.  He is buried in Leeds (Armley) Cemetery.

22-Apr

Flt Sgt

HEALES, H H

He was killed in a flying accident when Handley Page 0/400 F3758 of No. 2 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping crashed into the roof of a building taking off at night from Andover.  He is buried in Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

22-Apr

Lt

WHITESIDE, ARTHUR BARLOW

He was killed in a flying accident when Handley Page 0/400 F3758 of No. 2 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping crashed into the roof of a building taking off at night from Andover.  He is buried in Penton Mewsey (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

22-Apr

Maj

BATCHELOR, THOMAS ARCHIBALD

He was killed in a flying accident when Handley Page 0/400 F3758 of No. 2 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping crashed into the roof of a building taking off at night from Andover.  He is buried in Penton Mewsey (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

23-Apr

AC1

MACE, A

He was killed in an air-crash in France, probably whilst serving with No 6 Sqn and is buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez.

23-Apr

AC1

PEPLOE, CHARLES REGINALD

He was killed in an air-crash in France, whilst serving with No 6 Sqn and is buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez.

23-Apr

Boy

HISCOCK, EDWIN SIDNEY

He appears to have died at home whilst serving at the School of Technical Training (Halton) and is buried in Monkton Combe (St Michael) Churchyard Extension.

23-Apr

Lt

HUNT, CYRIL FRANK

He was killed whilst flying DH10, E5444 of No 97 Sqn, which possibly crashed at Ford Junction and is buried in Richmond Cemetery, Surrey.

25-Apr

Lt

TWILTON, REGINALD JOHN

He was killed in a flying accident whilst serving with No 88 Sqn and is buried in Marcinelle New Communal Cemetery.

26-Apr

AC2

EVERARD, C

He died from a fractured skull, cause unknown, whilst serving with No 12 Sqn and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

27-Apr

Capt

PACE, W J

He was killed in a motor accident whilst serving with No 3 Communication Sqn, when a tyre on the car burst whilst taking evasive action to avoid a dog, he is buried in Heston (St Leonard) Churchyard.

28-Apr

2AM

BROWN, J T

He was or had been serving as a Telephone Operator and is buried in Oldham (Greenacres) Cemetery.

28-Apr

Capt

HAYNE, EDWIN TUFNELL DSC, DFC

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, 5098 of No 14 Aircraft Acceptance Park, which dived into the ground as it attempted to regain the aerodrome following an engine failure on take off and is buried in Castle Bromwich (SS. Mary and Margaret) Churchyard.

28-Apr

Maj

PERRIN, MAURICE NASMITH

He was killled whilst flying Bristol F2B, F5098 of No 14 Aircraft Acceptance Park, which dived into the ground after turn ing back to the aerodrome following an engine failure on take off and is buried in Walton and Weybridge (Weybridge) Cemetery.

30-Apr

Capt

WIGRAM, ARTHUR DUNBAR

He died from Phytosis (?) and is buried in Wokingham (St Sebastian) Churchyard.

Group 2 - Died after demobilisation. Units shown in this section are probably the last unit on which they served prior to demobilisation.

02-Apr

1AM

SMITH, SIDNEY JAMES

S.A.R.D.  Harrow Cemetery

02-Apr

AC2

SEAR, H

RAF Great Yarmouth.  New Bradwell (or Stantonbury) (St James) Churchyard

03-Apr

1AM

CLARK, WILLIAM

72 Training Sqn.  Southport (Duke Street) Cemetery

03-Apr

Cpl

MARSDEN, HERBERT EDWARD

6th Stores Depot.  Blackburn Cemetery

03-Apr

Pvt 2

BURTON, JAMES

Stoke-on-Trent (Longton) Cemetery

04-Apr

3AM

SMITH, W

Blandford.  Newbold (St John) Churchyard

04-Apr

AC1

PARKES, ALBERT

Bilston Cemetery

04-Apr

AC2

WADDELL, W W

No. 1 Balloon Training Depot.  Arbroath Easern Cemetery

05-Apr

1AM

GILLON, W G

49 Sqn.  Edinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery

07-Apr

AC2

BIRD, ALFRED OWEN

No. 3 Training Depot Station.  St Pancras Cemetery

09-Apr

AC1

WELLS, SIDNEY

Wolverton (New Bradwell) Cemetery

10-Apr

AC2

HAMBROOK, CHARLES ARTHUR

Maidstone Cemetery, Kent

10-Apr

Cpl

NODINE, LEWIS CHARLES

Torquay Cemetery and Extension

12-Apr

1AM

DYKE, E E

Trefonen Cemetery

12-Apr

1AM

SMITH, J A

Dunnichen Parish Churchyard

12-Apr

Clk 3

WILSON, CHARLES WILLIAM

Recruiting Depot (Halton).  Cambridge (Mill Road) Cemetery

16-Apr

Mem

NICHOLSON, MAY PHILLIPS

WRAF.  Cathcart Cemetery

18-Apr

1AM

O'NEILL, WILLIAM FRANCIS

7 Sqn.  North Ormesby (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

22-Apr

AC1

SHARP, A G

H.M.S. President.  St Peter-in-Thanet Churchyard

22-Apr

AC2

CAM, ARTHUR JAMES

Smethwick (Uplands) Cemetery

23-Apr

1AM

FOSTER, CYRIL LAMBERT

140 Training Depot Sqn.  Hastings Cemetery, Sussex

24-Apr

Cpl

SMITH, FREDERICK WILLIAM

No. 2 Stores Depot.  Terling (All Saints) Churchyard

26-Apr

Pvt 1

WAY, ALFRED SYDNEY

Richmond Cemetery, Surrey

30-Apr

Cpl

INMAN, HARRY

Manchester (Gorton) Cemetery

30-Apr

Mem

MARTIN, A E

WRAF.  Sheerness (Isle-of-Sheppey) Cemetery

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