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Casualties - November 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.

01-Nov

LAC

ALLEN, ALFRED JOHN (208548)

He was serving as a Hydrogen Worker at Kingsnorth when he was found hanged, having committed suicide.

01-Nov

AC2

BERRY, WILLIAM ARTHUR (309551)

He died in 27th General Hospital, cause unknown whilst serving as a Armourer with No 206 Sqn and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

01-Nov

Flt Sgt

BOTT, ALBERT EDWARD (21352)

He was serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 99 Sqn and died from a gun shot wound to his head, he is commemorated on the Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial.

02-Nov

AC2

RICHARDSON, GEORGE (147348)

He had been discharged on 7 Mar 1919 as unfit for further service, his cause of death being currently unknown but he is buried in Bury Cemetery, Redvales.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as a Pattern Maker with No 5 Aircraft Repair Depot.

04-Nov

Maj

LARKIN, JOHN PETER DSO, DCM

He had been invalided out of the service in August and died at home, 5 Ravine Terrace, Sunderland, he is buried in Sunderland (Ryhope Road) Cemetery.  Prior to being invalided he had been serving as an Admin Officer at Halton Camp.

05-Nov

Boy

COURT, THOMAS CHARLES (149360)

He had been discharged on 14 Apr 1919 as unfit for further service, and probably died from tuberculosis of the lung but he is buried in Finchley (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving with No 3 Aircraft Repair Depot.

05-Nov

AC2

SELBY, WILLIAM (147028)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Batman with No 16 Balloon Base, Henfield and is buried in Leeds (Harehills) Cemetery.

06-Nov

Capt

BOURNE, RICHARD BALFOUR

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504J, C5971 of  the Equipment Park and Storage Depot, which spun into a building, hw is buried in Grangegorman Military Cemetery.

06-Nov

Cpl

BROOKER, WILLIAM HENRY (206860)

He died in 6 General Hospital, Rouen from septicaemia and malaria whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 221 Sqn and is buried in St Sever Cemetery. Extension, Rouen.

10-Nov

Sgt

TREWINNARD, SYDNEY EDWARD (24998)

He had been discharged on 4 Mar 1919 as unfit for further service, his cause of death being currently unknown but he is buried in Shenley (St Botolph) Churchyard.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as an Armourer with No 33 training Depot Station.

12-Nov

AM3 (AC2)

BURRIDGE, WALTER JACK (158497)

He died at home from an accidental gun shot wound, having recently returned from No 1 Aeroplane Supply Depot in France, where he had been serving as a Rigger (Aero) and is buried in Southampton (Hollybrook) Cemetery.

13-Nov

Pte 1 (AC1)

DOWNHAM, BERTIE (67656)

He died in the Queen Alexandra Military Hospital, Millbank from double pneumonia and cardiac failure whilst serving as a Labourer with "P" Sect. (Halton Camp) and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

13-Nov

Mem

SHARRARD, BEATRICE LILIAN (6724)

She serving as a Waitress in the WRAF and is buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

14-Nov

AM3

ANGEL, HEDLEY (56940)

He had been discharged on 27 Sep 1918 as unfit for further service, his cause of death being currently unknown but he is buried in buried in Luton General Cemetery.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as a Wireless Operator with No 1 (Training) Wireless School.

15-Nov

Pte 2 (AC2)

CARDNO, ALFRED M (408316)

He had been discharged on 24 Apr 1919, his cause of death being currently unknown but he is buried in Aberdeen (Trinity) Cemetery.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as a Labourer with the Cadet Brigade.

19-Nov

Lt

URWIN, WILFRED

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 25 Oct 1919 and died in the City Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Newcastle upon Tyne from pneumonia and is buried in Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as an Observer with units in the Aegean.

23-Nov

Pte 2 (AC2)

McLEAN, DONALD (167873)

He had been discharged on 11 Aug 1919, his cause of death being currently unknown and is buried in Glasgow Eastern Necropolis.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as an Aircrafthand in France.

25-Nov

AM1 (LAC)

HAWES, ALBERT HARRY (8445)

He died, cause unknown, in Cambridge Hospital whilst on leave from No 10A Dispersal and is buried in Area Ash Cemetery, prior to which, he had been serving as a Driver with No 2 Balloon Section.

30-Nov

Fg Off

CLELLAND, ROBERT

He died in the station hospital at Lahore from enteric fever whilst serving as an Equipment Officer at the Aircraft Factory, Lahore and is commemorated on the Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial.

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