Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation


Home Page

Main Menu

Quick Menu

Members' Area

What New?

About this site

Reunions

Help Needed?

Glossary

Bibliography

Sign Guest Book

View Guest Book

Link to Amazon

Online Store

Contact Me


Casualties - September 1919


In the list below some non-commissioned personnel are shown with two ranks, the first is generally that shown in the CWGC Register whilst the one in brackets is that shown on their records or what it should have become on 1 January 1919 when the RAF introduced a new rank/classification structure for non-commissioned personnel.  Where only one rank is shown this appears on both the CWGC register and the service records.

02-Sep

AC2

GRAY, PERCY MARTYN (279086)

He died in an American Hospital from pulmonary tuberculosis whilst serving as a Fitter (MT) with No 3 Aircraft Depot and is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

04-Sep

AC2

GREEN, ALBERT LEONARD (249477)

He died from injuries sustained whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with 'A' Flight, North Russia Expedition and is buried in Archangel Allied Cemetery.

04-Sep

AC2

SHAW, FREDERICK CHARLES (194903)

He was killed in an accident whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with the North Russia Expedition and is buried in Archangel Allied Cemetery.

05-Sep

Lt

COULSON, WILLIAM EUGENE

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, F4330 of No 59 Training Sqn, which dived vertically into the ground, possibly following a structural failure and is buried in Epsom Cemetery.

05-Sep

AC1

TAYLOR, JAMES ROACH (242044)

A Fitter (Aero Engine), he was killed whilst flying in Bristol F2B, F4330 of No 59 Training Sqn, which dived vertically into the ground, possibly following a structural failure and is buried in Hawarden Cemetery.

06-Sep

AC2

HORNER, ROBERT CHARLES (267574)

He died, cause unknown, at home whilst serving as a Wireless Mechanic with No 1 Wireless School and is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St John's Westgate and Elswick) Cemetery.

06-Sep

Pte 2 (AC2)

JACKSON, WILLIAM (114615)

He had been discharged on 2 May 1919 as unfit for further service but his cause of death is currently unknown and is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery.  Prior to his discharge from the Dispersal Centre, Halton he had served as a Labourer with No 1 Aircraft Depot.

06-Sep

AC2

VIVERS, FRANK (406938)

He had been discharged from the Dispersal Centre, Purfleet on 24 Feb 1919 but his cause of death is currently unknown and is buried in Bedford Cemetery.  Prior to discharge he had served as a Machinist with No  9 Aircraft Repair Depot.

07-Sep

Cpl

DUNNING, THOMAS ADOLPHUS (208502)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Driver (Steam?) with the School of Air Pilotage, Andover and is buried in Woodgrange Park Cemetery, East Ham.

09-Sep

Mem

BADCOCK, DOROTHY MARY (13929)

A member of the WRAF, she is buried in Bournemouth East Cemetery.

09-Sep

2 Lt

LEWIN, PERCIVAL LIONEL THOMAS

He died in the RAF Hospital in Swanage from emphysema whilst serving with No 66 Sqn and is buried in Swanage (Northbrook) Cemetery.

10-Sep

Sgt Maj 2

COSS, ARCHIBALD FRANK (103290) DCM

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Drill Instructor at Kantara and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

12-Sep

AC2

GRAHAM, EDWARD ALBERT (284998)

He had been discharged from the Dispersal Centre, Heaton Park on 12 Feb 1919 but his cause of death is currently unknown and he is buried in Bebington Cemetery.  prior to discharge he had served as an Aircrafthand with No 3 Stores Depot.

15-Sep

AC2

MORRIS, WILLIAM HENRY (284234)

He died in No 2 Stationary Hospital from contusions to the head and haemorrhage whilst serving as a with the Sub-Salvage Section and is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

15-Sep

AC2

RICHARDS, OSSIAN EMANUEL (193814)

He was discharged on 19 Mar 1919 whilst still under training as a Fitter (Aero Engine) but his cause of death is currently unknown and he is buried in Weston Zoyland Cemetery.

17-Sep

AC1

BLACKMAN, THOMAS (282656)

A Rigger (Aero) he was killed whilst flying in DH4, F5783 of No 2 Communication Sqn, which crashed during a test flight and is buried in the City of Paris Cemetery, Pantin.

17-Sep

Flt Lt

COOCH, THEODORE ALGERNON

He was killed whilst flying in DH4, F5783 of No 2 Communication Sqn, which crashed during a test flight and is buried in the City of Paris Cemetery, Pantin.

17-Sep

Lt

DAWSON, SAMUEL DFC

He failed to return from an operation whilst flying in either Sopwith 1 Strutter, N9055 or N9056 from HMS Vindictive, he is commemorated on the Archangel Memorial.

17-Sep

LAC

HADLOW, REUBEN VICTOR STANLEY (14543)

He had been discharged on 22 Jan 1919 and died from pulmonary tuberculosis, he is buried in Boxley (St Mary and All Saints) Churchyard.  Prior to discharge he had served as a Blacksmith with No 35 Training Depot Station.

17-Sep

Lt

UNWIN, FRANCIS JOHN

He was killed whilst flying an aircraft from HMS Vindictive, which was shot down by Bolshevik forces during a bombing raid on Kronstadt and is commemorated on the Archangel Memorial.

18-Sep

Mem

CHURCH, ROSE MARIA (28656)

A member of the WRAF, she is buried in Bromley Hill Cemetery.

18-Sep

Flt Sgt (Sgt)

GOWDY, REGINALD COWELL (401564)

He was found drowned in the River Ouse at Overton, near York whilst serving with No 2 Stores Distribution Park and is buried in Fulford Cemetery.  He had been reduced to the rank of Sergeant on 22 Aug 1919, but whether this had any influence on his death is unknown.

18-Sep

AC2

KIDDLE, DAVID LESLIE (263531)

He died in 14 Stationary Hospital, from enteric fever and broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with HQ, 91st Wing and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

18-Sep

AC1

RODWELL, EDWARD JAMES (29891)

He had been discharged o 18 Feb 1919 but the cause of his death is currently unknown and he is buried in Ashford Burial Ground.  Prior to discharge he had served as Storeman with No 43 Sqn.  CWGC state he was a Corporal but his records do not support this.

19-Sep

AC2

DIX, ALFRED FRED (268685)

He died in 36 CCS from tonsillitis whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 12 Sqn and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.  CWGC state he was a Corporal but his records do not confirm this.

19-Sep

AC1

KNOTT, SAMUEL WILLIAM (147150)

He died, cause unknown, having returned from serving as a Labourer with the Engine Repair Shops in France on 11 Sep 1919 and is buried in Melcombe Regis Cemetery.

19-Sep

LAC

NICHOLLS, ERNEST JOSEPH (404286)

He died from malaria at Risalpur whilst serving as a Motor Cyclist with No 114 Sqn and is commemorated on the Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial.

20-Sep

Flt Cdt

STEPHENS, ALEXANDER THOMAS (318351)

He had been discharged from Crystal Palace Dispersal Centre on 11 Mar 1919 having previously been training as a Pilot with No 8 Training Depot Station.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Teddington Cemetery.

21-Sep

AC2

MOTT, ALBERT GEORGE (86988)

He had been discharged on 27 Jul 1919, prior to which he had been serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 214 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

23-Sep

AC2

HARGREAVES, GEORGE WILLIAM (121003)

He had been discharged on 9 May 1919, prior to which he had been serving as a Labourer with No 1 Aircraft Supply Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Blackpool Cemetery.

23-Sep

Boy

STAPLES, EDWARD WILLIAM (91948)

He died from injuries sustained in a propeller swinging accident whilst serving at Fort George, Gosport and is buried in Portsmouth (Milton) Cemetery.

23-Sep

Flt Sgt

WHITEHOUSE, CHARLES (148275)

He died in the Queen Alexandra Military Hospital, Millbank from septicaemia whilst serving as a Instructor (Bombing) with the Group Concentration Camp, Uxbridge and is buried in Deptford (Brockley) Cemetery.

24-Sep

Capt

NICHOL, EDWARD FRANK MC

He had served with No 85 Sqn but was killed in a motor accident near Dunkirk, presumably after being discharged, and is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent.  His RAF records have so not been located.

25-Sep

AC2

MORGAN, FRANK (18774)

He died from smallpox whilst serving as a with No 48 Sqn and is commemorated on the Delhi Memorial (India Gate).  He had been a Sergeant but was reduced to AC2 in May 1919, for refusing to proceed to Mesopotamia.

26-Sep

AC2

WILLCOX, FREDERIC RICHARD (268384)

He died in the Military Hospital, Edinburgh from appendicitis and peritonitis whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with the North Russian Expeditionary Force and is buried in Edinburgh (Comely Bank) Cemetery.

26-Sep

AM2 (AC1)

WOOD, EDWARD GIBB (151083)

He had been serving as a Wireless Operator in Canada but was discharged in 15 Jan 1919 as surplus to RAF requirements.  His cause of death is currently unknown but he is buried in Vancouver (Mountain View) Cemetery.

27-Sep

AC2

YOUNG, CECIL KENSITT (332531)

He died, cause unknown whilst training or serving as a Storeman with "O" Section, Halton and is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

28-Sep

Capt

DARLEY, CECIL HILL DSC and Bar, DFC

He was killed whilst flying in Vimy, F8622 of No 274 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Rome and burst into flames, he is buried in Rome (Testaccio) Protestant Cemetery.

Back to Casualties Index Casualties Index                       [Top of Page]                    Casualties Oct 1919 Casualties October 1919

This page was last updated on 03/06/18

         [Top of Page]