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RAF Casualties 1919 - K


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.

21-Aug

Lt

KANN, RAYMOND VICTOR

He was killed whilst flying Snipe, E6200 of the Central Flying School, which crashed after stalling in a climbing turn and is buried in Hampstead Cemetery.

28-Feb

2 Lt

KAVANAGH, CHARLES FRANCIS

He was serving as a staff officer at the Air Ministry and died in the RAF Central Hospital from malaria, he is buried in Hampstead Cemetery.

13-Feb

AM3 (AC2)

KEIR, ALEXANDER MORRISON (191909)

He died in Connaught Hospital, Aldershot from natural causes whilst serving as an Electrician (Cinema) at the School of Photography and is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery.

17-Jan

AM2 (AC1)

KELLINGTON, ARTHUR GEORGE (40820)

He was serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 2 (Northern) Aircraft Depot and was killed by a train on the NER line at Welton, he is buried in Welton Church Cemetery.

03-Mar

2 Lt

KELLOUGH, WILLIAM ROY

He was killed whilst flying a Bristol F2B of No 88 Sqn and is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

16-Mar

AM2

KELLY, JOHN (121033)

He died in 83 General Hospital, Boulogne from influenza whilst serving as a Labourer with the Aero Service Unit and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

12-Jan

Pte 2

KELLY, THOMAS (188351)

He was serving as a Labourer at the Wireless Experimental Establishment, when he died, cause unknown and is buried in Mountain Ash (Abercynon) Cemetery.

16-Feb

AC2

KELSEY, ARTHUR (55777)

He died in the City of London Hospital from influenza whilst on leave from HQ 16th Wing where he was serving as a Driver and was buried in/or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

21-Feb

Lt

KEMP, SIDNEY ALBERT

He died of influenza at No 20 General Hospital in France, whilst serving as a pilot with No 3 Sqn, attached to No. 1 Aerial Range and is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

17-Feb

AM2 (AC1)

KEMP, WILLIAM (252878)

He died in 4th Northern General Hospital, Lincoln whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with No 33 Sqn and is buried in Larbert Parish Churchyard.

02-Mar

AM1 (LAC)

KEMP, WILLIAM ROBERT (111826)

He died in No 17 Casualty Clearing Station from influenza and lobar pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 87 Sqn and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

14-Jan

Mem

KENNAIRD, FANNY AMELIA (7396)

She was serving in the WRAF but her cause of death is unknown, she is buried in Wadhurst (SS. Peter and Paul) Churchyard.

28-Feb

AC2

KENNEDY, DAVID (298776)

He did from cerebral meningitis whilst serving as a Labourer with No 2 Balloon Section and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

12-Mar

2 Lt

KENNEDY, WILLIAM

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

05-Mar

Pte 2 (AC2)

KENNEDY, WILLIAM (118318)

He died in the King George V Hospital, Dublin from influenza whilst serving as a Labourer with No 11 Stores Distribution Park and is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

22-Jul

Pte 2 (AC2)

KENT, ALBERT EDWARD (278981)

He was discharged on 13 Jun 1919 as being physically unfit and died from tuberculosis of the lung, he is buried in Sandown-Shanklin (Shanklin) Cemetery.  Prior to discharge he had been whilst serving as a Labourer with No 59 Training Depot Station.

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.

18-Sep

AC2

KIDDLE, DAVID LESLIE (263531)

He died in 14 Stationary Hospital, from enteric fever and broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with HQ, 91st Wing and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

27-Mar

AC2

KILBY, ALAN JEFFERY (157655)

He died in Lincoln County Hospital from osteomyelitis of the femur whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with the Boys Training Wing (Cranwell) and is buried in Leicester (Belgrave) Cemetery.

28-Feb

AC1

KILKENNY, MICHAEL (300937)

He died, cause unknown, whilst on the strength of the Dispersal Centre, Clipstone, prior to which he had been an Aircrafthand with No 8 Sub Unit and is buried in Leeds Roman Catholic Cemetery.

13-Feb

Pte 2 (AC1)

KILLANE, PATRICK (145586)

He died in 3rd Scottish General Hospital, Glasgow from a cerebral tumour whilst serving as a Labourer with No 9 Aircraft Acceptance Park and is buried in Moston (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

12-May

2 Lt

KIME, GILBERT HENRY ERNEST

He died from septic pneumonia whilst serving with No 10 Sqn and is buried in Woodgrange Park Cemetery, East Ham.

24-Jan

Capt

KING, CECIL FREDERICK MC, DFC

Having served in WW1 and achieved 19 victories, he was employed as an instructor with No 3 Fighting School, when he was killed in a mid-air collision whilst flying Camel, C8318 at Sedgeford in Norfolk.  He was buried with full Military honours in Docking (St Mary) Churchyard.

23-Feb

Sgt

KING, GEORGE THOMAS (10338)

He died in hospital from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with No 25 Sqn and is buried in Maubeuge (Sous-le-Bois) Cemetery.

05-Apr

AC2

KINSELLA, GERALD (404432)

He died from broncho-pneumonia in No 20 Casualty Clearing Station whilst serving as a Driver with No 57 Sqn and is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

08-Aug

Lt

KIRBY, ERIC JOHN CAMPBELL

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying Bristol F2B, E1902, which crashed in an attempted forced landing following n engine failure and is buried in Leuchars Cemetery.

22-Jan

AC1

KNIGHT, CHARLES (37461)

He was serving as a Driver with 20th Balloon Section and died in No 1 Western General Hospital, Fazakerley, Liverpool from pneumonia, he id buried Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

21-Jun

Lt

KNIGHT, CLARENCE RAYMOND WENTWORTH

He died in captivity from wounds sustained after being hit by ground fire during an attack on Bolshevik troops at Topsa and is buried in Archangel Allied Cemetery.

01-Mar

Pte 2 (AC2)

KNIGHT, PHILIP HENRY (146168)

He was probably on demobilisation leave from the Clipstone Dispersal Centre when he died in Beverley, cause unknown, and is buried in Beverley (St Martin's) Cemetery.  Prior to discharge he has served as a Batman with No 57 Training Depot Station.

03-May

Capt

KNOTT, E MIDDLETON

He sustained serious injuries whilst flying a DH4A of No 1 Communication Sqn, which crashed on take off from Kenley following an engine failure.  He was extracted from the wreckage by his passenger, Maj-Gen Sir Frederick Sykes but died on the way to hospital and is buried in Sutton Coldfield Cemetery.

19-Sep

AC1

KNOTT, SAMUEL WILLIAM (147150)

He died, cause unknown, having returned from serving as a Labourer with the Engine Repair Shops in France on 11 Sep 1919 and is buried in Melcombe Regis Cemetery.

28-Feb

LAC

KRALL, KARL (52276)

He died in No 55 Casualty Clearing Station from influenza whilst serving asa Photographer with No 211 Sqn and is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

23-Feb

AC2

KRAUSGRILL, FREDERICK ASTON (168313)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with 4th Aircraft Park and is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

07-May

Lt

KRETMAR, WILLIAM FORREST KING

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, E2764 of No 141 Sqn, which crashed on landing and is buried in Grangegorman Military Cemetery.

28-Mar

Pte 2 (AC2)

KYLE, THOMAS JAMES (294874)

He died in Cottonera Military Hospital from cerebral spinal meningitis whilst serving as a Labourer with the APD at Spinola and is buried in Pieta Military Cemetery.

15-Jul

Lt

KYNASTON, JOHN VALENTINE

He died from injuries sustained in a motor cycle accident the previous day whilst serving with as pilot No 14 Training Depot Station and is buried in Durrington Cemetery.

 

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