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Casualties - October 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-Oct

Plt Off

CLARKE, JOSEPH

He was serving with No 99 Sqn and was possibly flying DH9A, J585 which crashed at Ambala on this date. He is commemorated on the Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial.

02-Oct

Fg Off

SHEPARD, F H G AFC

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying DH4, F5783 of No 1 Communication Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing on a football field in Newcastle upon Tyne and is buried in Cowley (St Laurence) Churchyard.

02-Oct

Sgt

SPONG, MAYNARD GEORGE

He was killed whilst flying in DH9, J585 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed at Ambala and is commemorated on the Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial.

04-Oct

Sgt

BANTING, THOMAS WILLIAM

He was serving as a Fitter (General) at the Motor Transport Depot and is buried in Wolverhampton Borough Cemetery.

05-Oct

2AM

COX, JOSEPH BUTLER

He was serving with No 63 Sqn and drowned whilst off duty at Amara, he is buried in Amara War Cemetery.

07-Oct

Sgt

HARRIS, A C

Fitter (Aero Engine). 20 Sqn.  Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial

09-Oct

Lt

COOK, FREDERICK CHARLES

He died from Nephritis and is buried in Luton General Cemetery.

12-Oct

LAC

TAIT, LEONARD HENDERSON

47 Sqn.  Haidar Pasha Memorial

13-Oct

Fg Off

RALLI, EUSTACE JOHN

He died in the RAF Auxiliary Hospital, Swanage from injuries received whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C847 of No 141 Sqn during a practice flight with search lights on 8 May 1918.  He is buried in Kensal Green (All Souls') Cemetery

14-Oct

Pvt 2

BAILIE, F

He was serving as a Driver (Lnr) at Base Depot (Egypt) but his cause of death has not yet been ascertained, he is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

18-Oct

Fg Off

FENWICK, CECIL JAMES

He was serving at "X" Engine Repair Depot and died from a fractured skull sustained when the Crossley car he was driving collided with a lorry, he is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

23-Oct

2AM

BLACKWELL, ALFRED GEORGE

He was or had been serving as a Labourer in a Kite Balloon Section and is buried in Old Mortlake Burial Ground.

23-Oct

2AM

COX, FREDRICK

He had been serving as a Driver (MT) with No 3 Balloon Section but died in the Christchurch Hospital in Beckenham from influenza, he is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

24-Oct

AC1

RUSSELL, E S

He was serving at a Storage Unit and was killed when he was run over by a tram whilst off duty and is buried in South Sheilds (Harton) Cemetery.

24-Oct

Capt

KEYMER, BASIL GRAHAM HOMFRAY DFC and Bar

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9A, F1086 of 'A' Detachment, RAF Instructional Mission South Russia when a bomb dropped from its rack and exploded shortly after take off from Beketovka, he is commemorated on the Haidar Pasha Memorial.

24-Oct

Lt

THOMPSON, DOUGLAS BLAXLAND

A member of No 47 Sqn, he was killed in action whilst flying DH9A, F1086 of 'A' Detachment, RAF Instructional Mission South Russia when a bomb dropped from its rack and exploded shortly after take off from Beketovka, he is commemorated on the Haidar Pasha Memorial.

25-Oct

Plt Off

CARDWELL, FRED

He was serving aboard HMS Vindictive and his presumed to have been killed in action, he is commemorated on the Archangel Memorial.

26-Oct

AC2

ADAMS, HERBERT GEORGE

He died from Phthisis and is commemorated on the Haidar Pasha Memorial.

28-Oct

2AM

BARTRUM, ARTHUR

He was or had been serving as a Driver (MT) and is buried in Marham (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

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

09-Oct

2AM

MATHISON, WILLIAM

Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery

09-Oct

Pvt

BROOMFIELD, JOSEPH CHARLES

Dispersal Station (Heaton Park).  Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery

11-Oct

Pvt

BROUGHTON, G

Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery

11-Oct

Sgt

WILKINS, A T H

Mechanic.  Hove Old Cemetery

14-Oct

2AM

TAYLOR, JOHN

Birmingham (Warstone Lane) Cemetery

18-Oct

AC2

STARKEY, LOUIS

Malta (Seaplane Base).  Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

20-Oct

Mem

HART, SARAH FRANCES RUBY

WRAF.  Willingham Cemetery

23-Oct

AC2

WILKINSON, WILLIAM ALFRED

Camberwell Old Cemetery

24-Oct

1AM

McQUARRIE, THOMAS EMMETT

14 Sqn.  Bootle Cemetery

26-Oct

2AM

GREGORY, WALTER JAMES

Willesden New Cemetery

27-Oct

Pvt

CARBERRY, P

Barrow-in-Furness Cemetery

27-Oct

Pvt

GRAHAM, EDWARD

Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery

28-Oct

Capt

HOWARD, ANDREW

Knotty Ash (St John) Churchyard

29-Oct

Cpl

SMITH, FREDERICK JAMES

Recruits Depot.  Sheffield (City Road) Cemetery

29-Oct

Flt Cdt

CLAY, NORMAN ANDREW

West Auckland Cemetery

30-Oct

Flt Sgt

REID, WILLIAM

Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery

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