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RAF Casualties 1919 - D


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.

26-Feb

AC2

DAINES, PERCIVAL PANNELL (42004)

He died in the Military Hospital, Bethnal Green from pneumonia whilst serving as a Kite Balloon Telephonist with No 2 Balloon Section and is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

13-Feb

Mem

DALY, ALICE (23580)

A member of the WRAF, she is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

23-Jul

Pte 2 (AC2)

DAMMS, JOSEPH (294631)

He died as the result of a bomb explosion whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with 'A' Flight, North Russia Expedition and is buried in Archangel Allied Cemetery.

03-Jan

AM1 (LAC)

DANGERFIELD, PERCY FREDRICK (19365)

He was serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 74 Sqn and died in No 62 Casualty Clearing Station from influenza and pneumonia, he is buried in Kortrijk (St Jan) Communal Cemetery.

10-Aug

Capt

D'ARCY-LEVY, JOHN MARTIN

He was reported missing whilst serving in North Russia and is commemorated on the Archangel Memorial.

18-Jun

LAC (Act Cpl)

DARE, SAMUEL (29829)

He was serving as a Batman at the Central Flying School and died suddenly from a cerebral haemorrhage, he is buried in Upavon Cemetery.

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.

13-Mar

Mem

DAVEY, VIOLET ELIZABETH (5122)

She was a member of the WRAF serving with No 45 Training Sqn and is buried in North Elmham (St Mary) Churchyard.

25-Jun

AC2

DAVIES, ALFRED JOHN (166821)

He was serving as a Labourer with No 8 Tent Detachment and died in No 30 Casualty Clearing Station from acute peritonitis, he is buried in Marcinelle New Communal Cemetery.

06-Feb

Lt

DAVIES, E G DFC and Bar

He was killed whilst flying a SE5A of No 29 Sqn, which broke up over the airfield at Cologne during a roll at high speed.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

15-Jan

Sgt

DAVIES, THOMAS (301361)

He was serving as a Discipline NCO at the Recruit Training Wing, when he died in the Auxiliary Hospital, Park Lane, Wakefield, cause unknown and is buried in Sandal Magna (St Helen) Churchyard.

07-Feb

AC2

DAVIES, TOM (130133)

He was serving as a Driver (Petrol) with No 12 Balloon Section and died in 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital from pneumonia, he is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

07-May

2 Lt

DAVIS, CECIL SEALEY

He was killed whilst flying Camel, B5739 of No 27 Training Depot Station, Crail, which stalled, crashed and burst into flames, he is buried in Crail Parish Churchyard.

25-Feb

AM1

DAVIS, EDWARD BLAYNEY (22896)

He was serving as a Driver with No 54 Sqn and died from influenza, he is buried in Lille Southern Cemetery.

20-May

2 Lt

DAVIS, HARRY MM

He was killed in a flying accident in a Bristol F2B of No 59 Sqn and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

27-Feb

Boy

DAVISON, CHARLES STOCKDALE (326020)

He died, cause unknown, in Lincoln County Hospital whilst serving with the Boys' Training Wing, Cranwell and is buried in Hartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery.

14-Apr

Flt Sgt

DAVISON, EDWARD JAMES (9012)

He was serving at No 5 Training Depot Station and died in Paddington Military Hospital from lobar pneumonia, he is buried in Paddington Cemetery.

02-Feb

Pte 2 (AC1)

DAVISON, JOSEPH (109321)

A Labourer at No 1 Aerial Range in France, he died, cause unknown, at home during a short leave and is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Burslem) Cemetery.

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.

26-Mar

AC2

DAY, FRED (109301)

He was serving as a Driver with No 18 Sqn and died in 62 CCS from influenza, he is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

19-Feb

Cpl

DAY, ROLAND (204454)

He died, cause unknown, in the Military Hospital, Chisledon whilst serving as a Rigger (Airship) at No 3 Balloon Base and is buried in Hagley Cemetery.

11-Feb

AC2

DAY, THOMAS EDWARD (84916)

He was serving as a Labourer with the Aero Service Unit and died in No 44 Casualty Clearing Station from broncho pneumonia, he is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

02-Apr

2 Lt

DE KOCK, DIRK WOUTER

He was serving at No 5 Fighting School and died from an embolism following an appendectomy, he is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

03-Mar

Sgt Maj 1

DEELEY, ARTHUR (58138)

He died in France from influenza whilst serving as a Disciplinarian with No 99 Sqn and is buried in Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery.

29-Mar

Capt

DELANEY, MICHAEL

He was serving as an Admin Officer at HQ North East Area and died in the Military Hospital, Fulford from bilary colic, broncho pneumonia and cardia syncope, he is buried in Sheffield (St Michael's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

11-Feb

AC2

DEMPSTER, DAVID J (308611)

He was serving as a Labourer with the Fleet Aerial Gunnery Training School, RAF Leuchars and died from suffocation caused by carbon monoxide fumes from a boiler, he is buried in Comber New Cemetery.

26-Mar

AM3 (AC2)

DENSLEY, ERNEST (103853)

He died in 2nd Southern General Hospital from bronchitis whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 2 Aeroplane Supply Depot and is buried in Bristol (Avon View) Cemetery.

11-Jul

Lt

DEVONSHIRE, FERAY VULLIAMY

He was reported missing whilst flying a BE2 but was confirmed as being killed nine days later near the Afghan frontier and is commemorated on the Delhi Memorial (India Gate).

18-Apr

Pte2 (AC2)

DIBLEY, WILLIAM FRANK (281033)

He was serving at the Fleet Aircraft Depot, Donibristle but died in the Royal Naval hospital, Hull from epileptic exhaustion and is buried in Basingstoke (South View or Old) Cemetery.

23-Feb

AM2 (AC1)

DICKINSON, EPHRAIM (21630)

He was serving as a Driver at No 1 Aircraft Depot (Mechanical Transport) Repair Park and died in No 4 Stationary Hospital from broncho pneumonia, he is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

24-Jul

AC2

DILLON, WILLIAM HENRY (188021)

He died in the Military Hospital, Shorncliffe, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Labourer with No 8 Aircraft Acceptance Park and is buried in Islington Cemetery and Crematorium.

03-Feb

Lt

DIMMOCK, EDWARD HAROLD

He died in the Mont Dore Hospital from pneumonia whilst serving as an Admin Officer with the Wireless Telephony School and is buried in Bournemouth East Cemetery.

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.

28-May

AC2

DOBBIN, ALBERT (298101)

He died in Halton General Hospital from pleurisy and pneumonia whilst training as a Fitter (Aero Engine) at the School of Technical Training, Halton Camp and is buried in Drumbo (Holy Trinity) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

15-Feb

AC2

DORWARD, FREDERICK (406551)

He died, cause unknown, at home whilst on demobilisation leave having previously served as a Turner with the Engine Repairs Shop and is buried in Barry Parish Churchyard.

20-Feb

Boy

DOWKES, THOMAS WILLIAM (80987)

He died in Lincoln County Hospital from appendicitis whilst serving with the Boys Training Wing, Cranwell and is buried in Rame (St Germanus) Churchyard.

16-Feb

AM1 (LAC)

DOWLEN, ARTHUR FREDERICK (122091)

He was on the strength of Ripon Dispersal Centre when died at home from influenza and pneumonia, having previously served as a Disciplinarian at No 1 (Southern) Aircraft Repair Depot and is buried in Chester-le-Street Cemetery.

03-Mar

2 Lt

DOWNE, CYRIL LESTER GORDON

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504K, K1759 of No 5 Fighting School, which collided with another aircraft during a training flight and is buried in Cairo War Memorial 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.

16-Jun

AM3 (AC2)

DREWELL, ALBERT EDWARD (119909)

He died in the Central Military Hospital, Eastbourne, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 2 Balloon Training Wing and is buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery.

11-Jul

Boy

DRING, BERTRAM FREDERIC (327133)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving at the Boys' Training School, Eastchurch and is buried in Leysdown (St Clement) Churchyard.

03-Mar

AC2

DRINKWATER, NEVILLE (45499)

He was serving as a Coppersmith with No 149 Sqn and died in No 36 Casualty Clearing Station from influenza, he is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

03-Jan

AC2

DUGGAN, JOHN (106972)

Having served as an ACH at the Training Depot, he was discharged as unfit on 9 Dec 1918.  He died and was buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery.

28-May

Capt

DUNN, FREDERICK AFC

Having been transferred to the Unemployed List on 13 Jan 1919, he was serving at RAE Farnborough and died from injuries sustained whilst test flying the Tarrant Triplane and is buried in Farnborough (Victoria Road) Cemetery.

08-Jan

AM1 (LAC)

DUNN, WALTER JAMES (93909)

He was serving as a Photographer with "L" Flight, 1st Wing and died from suspected poisoning, he is buried in Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery.

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.

18-Feb

AM3

DUNPHY, THOMAS JOHN (122797)

He had been discharged from the RFC on 21 Mar 1918, whilst serving asa Labourer with No 3 Training Depot Station and is buried in Great Crosby (SS. Peter and Paul) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

14-Jan

Flt Sgt

DURSLEY, EDWIN ERNEST (313707)

He was serving as a Discipline NCO at Vendome when he died, cause unknown and is buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery.

04-Jan

AC1

DYE, WILLIAM GEORGE (13611)

An Aero Engine Fitter, he was killed in a flying accident whilst serving with No 1 Aeroplane Supply Depot and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

 

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