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Casualties - December 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.

03-Dec

Flt Cdt

LITTLEY, JIM

He was killed whilst flying DH9, D9868 of No 23 Training Depot Station at Baldonnel, which stalled and spun into the ground, he is buried in Ottery St Mary (St Mary) Churchyard.

03-Dec

Sgt

MITCHELL, EDWARD GEORGE (34093)

He had been discharged on 14 Oct 1919, his cause of death being currently unknown but he is buried in Birkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Cemetery.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as an Observer with No 58 Sqn. 

03-Dec

AM1 (LAC)

PINCOMBE, ALFRED WILLIAM (76892)

He had been discharged on 11 Feb 1919, his cause of death being currently unknown and is buried in Barnstaple Cemetery.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as an Instrument Repairer with No 2 Aeroplane Supply Depot.

04-Dec

2 Lt

WILLOUGHBY, WILLIAM VERNON

He had been under training at No 6 School of Aeronautics but had been returned to his Army unit on 25 Dec 1918, his cause of death being currently unknown but he is buried in Nelson Memorial Park.

05-Dec

Pte 2 (AC2)

STORER, C (119141)

He had been discharged on 7 Feb 1919, his cause of death being currently unknown and is buried in Beighton (St Mary) Churchyard.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as a Labourer with No 58 Sqn.

07-Dec

AC2

SUTHERS, SAMUEL

He had been admitted to the RN Hospital, Chatham on 20 Aug 1919, being discharged on 12 Nov and subsequently dying, cause unknown, but is buried in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery.  At the time he was serving as a Fitter (General) with the Boys Training Wing, Eastchurch.

10-Dec

Fg Off

COCKMAN, CHARLES BURTON BLENHEIM

He was serving with No 111 Sqn and was killed in a motor accident caused by the failure of the near side front ball race and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

10-Dec

Pte 2

HARRIS, HERBERT BENJAMIN (144441)

He had been discharged on 4 Sep 1918, his cause of death being currently unknown but he is buried in Highgate Cemetery.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as a with No 5 School of Military Aeronautics.

10-Dec

Pte 2

WELLS, CHARLES RICHARD (291441)

He had been discharged on 4 Mar 1919, his cause of death being currently unknown but he is buried in Otley (Newall-with-Clifton and Lindley) Cemetery.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as a Clerk (Stores) with No 10 Stores Distribution Park.

16-Dec

AC2

WOOTTON, ALBERT CUPIT (340365)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Clerk (General) at No 2 RAF Depot, Uxbridge and is buried in with Lincoln (St Swithin's) Cemetery.

17-Dec

AC2

HOUGH, CHARLES (79979)

He was serving as a Cook's Butcher with No 12 Sqn and was found in a street in Cologne with a fractured skull and later died in hospital, he is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

17-Dec

AM2

WILLSMAN, HENRY WILLIAM (238181)

He had been discharged on 24 Apr 1919 as unfit for further service, his cause of death being currently unknown but he is buried in Woking (St John The Baptist) Churchyard Extension.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as a Carpenter at the Isle of Grain.

18-Dec

Cpl

ADAMS, JAMES (239807)

He died in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley from tubercular meningitis and pulmonary congestion whilst serving as a Motor Boat Cox at RAF Calshot and is buried Hastings Cemetery, Sussex.

18-Dec

Lt

GOODE, FRANK VALENTINE

He was serving as an Administration Officer at HQ Northern Area and died from broncho-pneumonia, he is buried in Leamington (Whitnash Road) Cemetery.

18-Dec

Pte 2 (AC2)

SIMPSON, ALBERT EDWARD (133725)

He had been discharged on 21 Mar 1919, his cause of death being currently unknown but he is buried in Crookham (Christ Church) Churchyard.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as a Batman with 'E' Section, Reserve Depot.

19-Dec

AC2

GOOD, ARTHUR L A (333724)

He died in Old Sarum Hospital, cause unknown, whilst serving as an Aircrafthand with No 2 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping and is buried in Stratford-sub-Castle (St Lawrence) Churchyard.

19-Dec

Capt

HOLLOWAY, CLAUDE ABREY MARSEILLE

He died in Bath War Hospital from typhoid fever whilst serving as an Admin Officer at Yatesbury and is buried in Tonbridge Cemetery.

22-Dec

Sgt

BIRD, HARRY (207897)

He had been discharged on 25 Jul 1919, his cause of death being currently unknown but he is buried in Tamworth Cemetery.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 2 Training Sqn.

23-Dec

AC2

JORDAN, ALEXANDER JAMES SIDDONS (248631)

A Fitter (General) he was killed whilst flying in Bristol F2B, H1551 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed after getting into difficulties at low level and is commemorated on the Delhi Memorial (India Gate).

23-Dec

Plt Off

TISDALL, MICHAEL HENRY

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, H1551 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed after getting into difficulties at low level and is commemorated on the Delhi Memorial (India Gate).

24-Dec

AC2

GARVEY, JAMES THOMAS (331023)

He died at the British Mission in Constantinople and is commemorated on the Haidar Pasha Memorial.  His records have not yet been found.

26-Dec

Flt Lt (Maj)

McKEEVER, ANDREW EDWARD DSO, MC

He died in Toronto General Hospital following an operation resulting from injuries sustained in a motor accident and is buried in Listowel (Fairview) Cemetery.

27-Dec

AC2

FREEMAN, FRANK OLIVER (331013)

He was serving with No 47 Sqn and died from Typhus, he is commemorated on the Haidar Pasha Memorial.

28-Dec

Sgt

WILLIAMS, FRANK (192188)

He had been discharged on 18 Feb 1919, his cause of death being currently unknown but he is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as a Disciplinarian with No 2 Aircraft Acceptance Park.

29-Dec

Pte 2 (AC2)

BURTON, THOMAS (129511)

He had been discharged on 8 May1919, his cause of death being currently unknown but he is buried in Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as a Batman with No 39 Sqn.

30-Dec

2 Lt

BROWN, JACK

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on  15 Apr 1919, his cause of death being currently unknown but he is buried in Toronto (Prospect) Cemetery.  Prior to discharge, he had served as a Pilot with No 77 Sqn.

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