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RAF Casualties 1919 - A


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.

15-Mar

AM2 (AC1)

ADAM, DAVID SMITH (86602)

He was serving as an Armourer with No 25 Sqn and was accidentally drowned, he is buried in Marcinelle New Communal Cemetery.

05-Feb

AM3 (AC2)

ADAM, JOHN (146453)

A Carpenter, he was on the establishment of 'E' Section, Reinforcement Wing, when he died in the Military Hospital, Marthill, Glasgow from broncho-pneumonia and is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis.

06-Mar

Capt

ADAMS, ALLEN PERCY DFC

He was killed in Mesopotamia (Iraq) whilst serving as a Flight Commander with No 47 Sqn and is shown as a battle casualty, he is buried in Tehran War Cemetery.

27-Mar

AM2 (AC1)

ADAMS, AMOS (14286)

He was serving as a Fitter (General) with No 114 Sqn and was killed in an aeroplane accident, he is commemorated on the Delhi Memorial (India Gate).

15-Apr

AM3 (AC2)

ADAMS, CECEL HY EDWARD (133238)

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

16-Feb

Pte 2 (AC1)

ADAMS, FREDERICK JAMES (314450)

He was serving as Batman with No 471 Flight, No 5 Group at Dunkirk and died in 8 Canadian Stationary Hospital from Broncho Pneumonia, he is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

26-Oct

AC2

ADAMS, HERBERT GEORGE (161234)

He died from Phthisis whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 47/'A' Sqn in South Russia and is commemorated on the Haidar Pasha Memorial.

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.

22-Feb

Boy

ADDISON, WILLIAM BURNS (326916)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving with 'C' Section, Reserve Depot and is buried in St Anne's-on-Sea Churchyard

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.

11-Mar

AC1

ALEXANDER, DONALD WILLIAM (62741)

He was serving as a Motor Cyclist with No 98 Sqn and died in 4 Stationary Hospital from broncho-pneumonia, he is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

01-Nov

LAC

ALLEN, ALFRED JOHN (208548)

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

12-Mar

2 Lt

ALLEN, CHARLES ARTHUR

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in  a Bristol F2B of No 48 Sqn and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

28-Feb

Mem

ALLEN, LOUISA (19037)

A member of WRAF she is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery.

09-Jan

AM2

AMOR, ERNEST HENRY (79080)

He was serving as a Draughtsman at 'T' Squadron and died in Ipswich Military Hospital from appendicitis. He is commemorated on the Brookwood (United Kingdom 1914-1918) Memorial.

10-Mar

Flt Sgt

AMOS, W G (314952)

He died from pneumonia in hospital and is buried in Farnborough (Victoria Road) Cemetery.  No trace of his records or muster Roll entry has so far been found and the service number quoted on CWGC does not appear to exist.

05-Feb

Sgt

ANDERSON, ALEXANDER (205827)

He did in the Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh from influenza and pneumonia whilst on demobilisation leave, having previously served at a Fitter (Aero) at RAF East Fortune and is buried in Dunfermline Cemetery.

17-Jun

AM1 (LAC)

ANDREWS, HERBERT WILLIAM (10937)

He had been discharged on 30 Apr 1919 suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis, from he presumably died and is buried in New Brentford Cemetery.  Prior to discharge he had served as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with the Reinforcement Wing.

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.

20-Feb

LAC

ARNEIL, DOUGLAS (406787)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a wireless operator at HQ, 22nd Wing and is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

07-Mar

Pte 2 (AC2)

ARTHUR, HENRY (249024)

He died at 14 Buxton Street, Newcastle from pneumonia whilst on the strength of Ripon Dispersal Centre, prior to which he had served as a Labourer with No 6 Balloon Sqn and is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (All Saints) Cemetery.

24-Feb

Capt

ASHTON, CECIL GEORGE

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 11 Jan 1919 after serving as an Admin Officer at Pembroke but died at 22 St John's Wood Park from Influenza, Pneumonia and Exhaustion and is buried in Hendon Cemetery.

29-Mar

Boy

ASHWORTH, RICHARD (326392)

He was serving with the Boys' Training Wing, Cranwell and died in Lincoln County Hospital from cerebro spinal meningitis, he is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

18-May

Clk 3 (AC2)

ATHERTON, FREDERICK (282558)

He was discharged through the Prees Heath Dispersal Centre on 7 Apr 1919 but the cause of his death is unknown at present and he is buried in Stalybridge (St Paul) Churchyard. Prior to discharge he was serving as a Clerk (Stores) with No 5 Stores Depot.

22-Mar

AC1

ATKINSON, GEORGE FREDERICK

He died at 6 Carleton Street, Skipton from lobar pneumonia whilst serving as a Labourer with No 1 School of Aerial Gunnery and is buried in Skipton (Waltonwrays) Cemetery.

07-Mar

Capt

ATKINSON, RUPERT NORMAN GOULD MC, DFC and Bar

He died of pneumonia following influenza whilst on leave from No 90 Sqn in Germany.  He is buried in Great Berkhamstead (St Peter) Church Cemetery.

 

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