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RAF Casualties 1919 - M


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.

13-Mar

2 Lt

MacDONALD, JOHN ALEXANDER

He died in Shorncliffe Military Hospital from pneumonia whilst serving with No 3 Sqn and is buried in Ripley Cemetery, Ontario.

29-Mar

Lt

MacDONALD, JOSEPH JOHN

Having been captured whilst served as a pilot with No 108 Sqn, he returned home to Canada but died in hospital, cause unknown and is buried in Sydney (Calvary) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

25-Aug

Capt

MacDOUGALL, DUGALD DFC

He was serving on board HMS Pegasus but detached to HMS Glowworm and was killed whilst the ship's company was fighting a fire on a barge containing ammunition, which exploded, he is buried in Archangel Allied Cemetery.

23-Apr

AC1

MACE, ALFRED (6042)

He was killed in an air-crash in France, whilst serving as a Cook with No 1 Aeroplane Supply Depot and is buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez.

22-Feb

AC2

MAGUIRE, PETER (122323)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Labourer with No 3 Balloon Sqn and is buried in Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

17-Feb

AC2

MANSELL, WILLIAM (255488)

He died, cause unknown, whilst on demobilisation leave as a Bricklayer with the ACS at Crystal Palace, prior to which he had been at Catfirth in Shetland and is buried in Dorking Cemetery.

08-Feb

Pte2 (AC1)

MANSER, CHARLES (283935)

He died (presumably on leave) in 2nd Southern General Hospital, Brighton from pneumonia whilst serving as a Batman with No 1 Aircraft Depot and is buried in Brighton (Bear Road) Borough Cemetery.

20-Feb

AM2 (AC1)

MANTON, ALBERT EDMUND (56229)

He died in 14 General Hospital, Wimille from influenza whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 1 Aeroplane Supply Depot and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

03-Mar

Lt

MARCHANT, CLARENCE HENRY

He was killed accidentally while carrying out instruction in aerial fighting whilst flying Avro, D5505 of No 5 Fighting School and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

06-Jan

2 Lt

MARKS, CHARLES

He was killed whilst flying DH9, D1180 of No 4 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping which side-slipped into the ground and is buried in Swindon (Christ Church) Burial Ground.

02-Apr

AC2

MARLOW, ROBERT (81974)

He died in Lincoln County Hospital from influenza and broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a at RAF Cranwell and is buried in Kettering (London Road) Cemetery.

03-Apr

Cpl

MARSDEN, HERBERT EDWARD (133181)

He died, cause unknown, in the Connaught Hospital, Aldershot whilst serving as a Labourer with No 6 Stores Depot and is buried in Blackburn Cemetery.

09-Mar

AM1 (LAC)

MARSDEN, THOMAS (45905)

He had been transferred to Class 'G' Reserve on 18 Feb 1919 having served as an Instrument Repairer with No 21 Sqn but died, case unknown, and is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery.

05-Aug

AC1

MARSHALL, ALBERT EDWARD JOHN (243709)

He drowned through misadventure whilst serving as a Driver (Petrol) with No 1 Aeroplane Supply Depot and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

24-Feb

AC2

MARSHALL, JAMES (290244)

He died in 48 Casualty Clearing Station from influenza whilst serving as a Labourer with No 115 Sqn and is buried in Belgrade Cemetery.

28-May

Sgt

MART, JOSEPH WILLIAM (202660)

He died, cause unknown whilst serving as a Storeman with No 14 Balloon Base (Hythe) and is buried in Dover (St James's) Cemetery.

30-Apr

Mem

MARTIN, ADA E (25645)

She was a member of the WRAF and is buried in Sheerness (Isle-of-Sheppey) Cemetery.

01-Mar

Lt

MARTIN, BRUCE

He died in the Central Military Hospital in Dublin from influenza whilst serving with No 22 Training Depot Station and is buried in Selsey (St Peter) Church Cemetery.

24-Feb

Sgt Maj

MARTIN, DAVID (252) MM, MSM

He died in 2nd London General Hospital, Chelsea from influenza whilst serving as a Technical Officer at the Reserve Depot, prior to which he was with No 99 Sqn and is buried in Shrewton (St Mary) Churchyard.

23-Feb

LAC

MARTIN, FRANK CHARLES (8850)

He died in the City of London Military Hospital, Clapham from influenza whilst on demobilisation leave from No 1 Dispersal Unit, Wimbledon and is buried in Abney Park Cemetery.  Before returning from France he served as a Wireless Operator with No 8 Sqn.

08-Feb

AC1

MASSON, SAMUEL (78163)

He died on leave at Mill Road Cottage, Tarland, Aberdeenshire from pneumonia having served as a Driver with No 77 Sqn and is buried in Leochel Parish Churchyard, Leochel-Cushnie

23-Feb

AM3 (AC2)

MATTHEWS, JAMES EDWARD (51680)

He died in the Military Hospital, Bethnal Green from pneumonia, having been admitted the previous August witrh gun shot wounds sustained in France whilst serving as a Driver with No 5 Sqn and is buried in Durrington Cemetery.

04-Jul

Lt

MATURIN, WILLIAM HENRY

He had resigned his commission on 3 July 1918 whilst serving at the Air Ministry and committed suicide a year later, he is buried in Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery.

27-Feb

AM3 (AC2)

MAY, SAMUEL (160429)

He died in No 14 General Hospital from influenza whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 1 Aeroplane Supply Depot and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

13-Jul

Pte 1 (LAC)

MAYLAND, FREDERICK WILLIAM (121711)

He had been discharged on 29 May 1919 but his cause of death is unknown and he is buried in Newcastle-under-Lyme Cemetery.  Prior to discharge he had been serving as a Shoemaker at No 2 Cadet Wing.

13-Mar

AM2

McCANN, JOHN JAMES (199968)

He was discharged on 26 Aug 1918, probably during training, dying from an unknown cause and is buried in Sunderland (Ryhope Road) Cemetery.

01-Apr

AC1

McCARDLE, JOHN McEWAN (140811)

He died from wounds sustained the previous day whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with 'A' Flight, North Russia Expedition and is buried in Archangel Allied Cemetery.

01-Mar

Capt

McCULLOCH, ROBERT CAMPBELL STEWART

Assessed as unfit for RAF service in September 1918, he was transferred to No 13 Group Non-Effective Pool and died at home from influenza and lobar pneumonia, he is buried in Stirling (Mar Place) Cemetery.

22-Feb

AM1

McCULLOUGH, FRANCIS (108965)

He died, cause unknown, in the Military Hospital, Bovingdon whilst serving as a Storeman at the Reserve Depot (Halton) and is buried in Drogheda (St Peter's) Catholic Cemetery.

14-May

AC1

McDONALD, ROBERT HAY (17836)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Shoemaker with the Reserve Depot and is buried in Hendon Cemetery.

20-May

Lt

McEACHRAN, NEIL

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying as the observer in a Bristol F2B of No 59 Sqn at Duren and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

18-Feb

AC1

McEVOY, FRANCIS (55219)

He died from burns sustained in an accident whilst serving as a Motor Cyclist with No 3 Aircraft Depot and is buried in Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery.

12-Feb

2 Lt

McGEE, EUSTACE JOSEPH

He was killed whilst flying Snipe, E7384 of the Central Despatch Pool during a delivery flight and is buried in Ampthill (St Andrew) Churchyard.

22-Feb

AC1

McGIBBON, JOHN FRANCIS (143173)

He was discharged on 23 Jan 1919 having served as a Labourer/Aircrafthand but died a month later and is buried in  Barrow-in-Furness Cemetery.

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.

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.

28-Aug

Capt

McLENNAN, JOHN LAWRENCE MC

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in DH9, E8994 of No 47 Sqn during service in Southern Russia, he was originally buried at Ekakarinador but is now commemorated on the Haidar Pasha Memorial.

22-Jan

Lt

McLEOD, GEORGE DONALD

He died from pneumonia whilst on sick leave in Canada and is buried in Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemetery.

11-Feb

Lt

McLEOD, GEORGE EARL

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, H1933 of No 204 Training Depot Station, which dived into the ground whilst attempting to make a steep turn at low level and is buried in Leysdown (St Clement) Churchyard.

11-Aug

Lt

McLEOD, SAMUEL EVANS SMITH

He was killed whilst flying in Porte Super Baby flying boat of No 4 Communication Sqn, which crashed on take off en-route to Africa and is buried in Felixstowe (SS. Peter and Paul) Churchyard.

13-Mar

Pte 2 (AC2)

McMANUS, RODGER (138210)

He died in 2nd Scottish General Hospital, cause unknown, whilst on the strength of the Dispersal Centre, Kinross, prior to which he had been serving as a Batman with No 32 Training Depot Station and is buried in Edinburgh (Comely Bank) Cemetery.

01-Mar

Capt

McNEANEY, JOHN HENRY DFC

He died in Fulham Military Hospital from cerebro spinal fever whilst serving with No 4 Training Depot Station and is buried in Fulham Palace Road Cemetery.

06-Mar

Mem

McNEILL, CATHERINE MARY (12117)

A member of the WRAF she is buried in  Guildford Cemetery.

24-Oct

AM1

McQUARRIE, THOMAS EMMETT (8033)

He had been discharged as physically unfit for further service on 28 Oct 1919 and his cause of death is currently unknown but he is buried in Bootle Cemetery.  Prior to dischazrge he had served as a Wireless Operator with No 14 Sqn. 

21-Jan

Mem

McTAGGART, JESSIE (14390)

She was serving in the WRAF, when she died, cause unknown and is buried in Dean's Grange Cemetery.

14-Feb

AC1

MEAD, JOHN (17437)

He died in Fulham Military Hospital from influenza, septic broncho-pneumonia and pleurisy whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 46 Training Depot Station and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-Jan

AM2 (AC1)

MEE, GEORGE IRWIN (106930)

He died in No 41 Stationary Hospital, Amiens from influenza and broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with No 3 Sqn and is buried in Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery.

11-Mar

AM3 (AC2)

MERCER, JOHN EDWARD WILLIAM (129961)

Hw as serving as a Driver (Petrol) with the School of Technical Training (Halton Camp), but was found drowned at Stamford and is buried in Stamford Cemetery.

20-Feb

Sgt

MERRIX, ALBERT (29099)

He died in 1st Southern General Hospital, Edgbaston  from influenza and pneumonia whilst serving with as a Fitter (Aero Engine) No 14 Aircraft Acceptance Park and is buried in Smethwick (Uplands) Cemetery.

09-Feb

Lt

MICHAELSON, RICHARD GIBSON

He died of pneumonia whilst serving at the RAF Depot and is buried in Grange-over-Sands Cemetery.

29-Jan

AM1 (LAC)

MIDDLETON, WILLIAM HENRY (63676)

He died in Cairo from burns to his legs and hands whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 142 Sqn and is buried in Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery.

13-Jan

Lt

MIDGLEY, GORDON GEORGE

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, C6018 of No 24 Training Depot Station, which collided with another aircraft and is buried in Grangegorman Military Cemetery.

16-Aug

Pte 2 (AC2)

MILLETT, ERNEST (263812)

He died in Blandford Military Hospital, cause unknown whilst serving as a Fabric Worker with the RAF Depot Detachment, Halton Camp, having recently returned from 38 Sqn and is buried in Walsall (Ryecroft) Cemetery.

22-Jun

Lt

MILLS, JOHN MCFARLANE DENHOLM

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, C4728 of No 111 Sqn, which side-slipped into a spin from a steep turn at low level following an engine failure and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

26-Jan

Cpl

MILLS, ROY ALONZO (71336)

He was serving as Fitter (General) at the School of Air Fighting (Canada) and died in the Base Hospital, Toronto from cerebral spinal meningitis and is buried in River Hebert Cemetery.

27-Mar

Capt

MINORS, RONALD TOWERS

He was killed whilst flying DH9A, E9715 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed at Profondeville in a snow storm during a mail delivery flight, he is buries in Belgrade Cemetery.

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. 

18-Aug

AM2 (AC1)

MITCHELL, FRANCIS FORBES (126214)

He died in Uxbridge Military Hospital from septic meningitis whilst serving as an Armourer at No 2 Depot (Uxbridge) and is buried in East Lulworth (St Andrew) Churchyard.

24-Jan

Lt

MITCHELL, JOHN THOMAS

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F2091 of No 112 Sqn, which crashed into a wood inverted after coming out of a loop at about 1,000 ft and is Throwley (St Michael) Churchyard.

26-Aug

Capt

MOCATTA, FREDERICK ELIAS

He was serving in the Directorate of Aircraft Production and died at home, 49 Hamilton Terrace, St John's Wood, following an operation for an abscess on the brain and is buried in Golders Green Jewish Cemetery.

13-Feb

AC2

MOORE, ALEC (13937)

He died in the Military Hospital at York from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with No 2 Fighting School and is buried in Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery.  At the time of his death he was serving a detention sentence (84 days) for desertion (AWOL).

14-Feb

LAC

MOORE, EDWARD FARMINER (210435)

He died in 4 Stationary Hospital from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Carpenter at the Reinforcement Park and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

13-Aug

Lt

MOORE, JAMES GORDON

He died in Palace Green Hospital from burns sustained on 18 Oct 1918 when the DH9 of No 4 Communication Sqn he was flying in crashed following a spin from 20,000 ft near Boulogne.  Thrown clear on impact he received his burns whilst attempting to rescue the pilot and is buried in Hampstead Cemetery.

05-Mar

2 Lt

MOORE, WALTER VANGE

He had briefly served as a Camel pilot with No 3 Sqn but was attached to No 4 Sqn from No 2 Cadet Wing when he died in Shorncliffe Military Hospital from influenza and heart failure and is buried in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery.

17-Feb

2 Lt

MOORE, WAYNE HART

He died in 4th Northern General Hospital, Lincoln from alcoholic poisoning and is buried in Brookwood Cemetery.

25-Sep

AC2

MORGAN, FRANK (18774)

He died from smallpox whilst serving as a with No 48 Sqn and is commemorated on the Delhi Memorial (India Gate).  He had been a Sergeant but was reduced to AC2 in May 1919, for refusing to proceed to Mesopotamia.

23-Feb

AC2

MORISOLI, EDWIN (284478)

He was a Motor-cyclist serving with No 51 Wing and drowned in an accident, he is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

28-Mar

AC2

MORRIS, HAROLD ERNEST REGINALD (112256)

He died from a brain injury sustained from falling off a chair whilst serving as a Clerk (General) with No 2 Communication Sqn and is buried in City of Paris Cemetery, Pantin.

14-Aug

2 Lt

MORRIS, HERBERT STANLEY

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, C4879 of the Netheravon Flying School and is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

13-Jan

Lt

MORRIS, JOHN CLARKE

He was killed in a flying accident in France whilst serving with No 19 Sqn and is buried in Denain Communal Cemetery.

22-Mar

AM3 (AC2)

MORRIS, WALTER HAROLD (92681)

He died at home on demobilisation leave from the Dispersal Centre, Wimbledon and died, cause unknown, and is buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery.  Prior to being dispersed he had served as a Wireless Operator in Egypt and Palestine. 

15-Sep

AC2

MORRIS, WILLIAM HENRY (284234)

He died in No 2 Stationary Hospital from contusions to the head and haemorrhage whilst serving as a with the Sub-Salvage Section and is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

21-Sep

AC2

MOTT, ALBERT GEORGE (86988)

He had been discharged on 27 Jul 1919, prior to which he had been serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 214 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

13-Feb

AC1

MOULD, WILFRID (33896)

He died at 79 Torrington Street, Grimsby whilst on demobilisation leave from broncho-pneumonia, having served in France as a Rigger (Airship) with No 31 Balloon Section and is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery.

19-Feb

AC1

MUIR, THOMAS BUCHANAN (144981)

He had served as a Telephone Operator in 22nd Wing but probably died, cause unknown, after being discharged and is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.

25-Mar

AC1

MUIRHEAD, SAMUEL JAMES LOUIS (102610)

He died No 12 Stationary Hospital, St Pol from influenza whilst serving as a Fabric Worker with No 16 Test Detachment and is buried in St Pol British Cemetery, St Pol-sur-Ternoise.

28-Jan

AM3 (AC2)

MULQUEEN, PATRICK (106614)

He died suddenly at North Cerney from heart disease whilst serving as a Fitter (General) at No 45 Training Depot Station and is buried in Clonmel (St Patrick's) Cemetery.

08-Mar

AC2

MUNDAY, FREDERICK CHARLES (405949)

He died in Fulham Military Hospital from influenza and pneumonia whilst on the strength of 'E' Section, Reserve Depot as a Rigger (Aero) and is buried in Hammersmith Old Cemetery.

24-Jun

AC1

MUNDY, THOMAS WILLIAM VICTOR (115143)

He died in 4 Stationary Hospital from gall stones whilst serving asa Driver with No 10 Reserve Lorry Park and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

20-Feb

AM2 (AC1)

MUNRO, ALEXANDER (160521)

He died from pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 2 Aeroplane Supply Depot and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

06-Feb

AM3 (AC2)

MURPHY, JOHN JOSEPH (287199)

He died at Faythe, Wexford from acute pneumonia and cardiac failure whilst undergoing demobilisation having served as a Fitter (General) with No 209 Training Depot Station and is buried in Wexford (St Ibar's) Cemetery.

15-Feb

Pte 1 (LAC)

MURRAY, THOMAS FRANCIS (313186)

He died in Northfield Military Hospital, Liverpool from pneumonia whilst serving as a Cook at RAF Isle of Grain and is buried in Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

 

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