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RAF Casualties 1919   O


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.

30-Jan

AC2

OATES, JAMES (144954)

He died from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as an Electrician with No 22 Sqn and is buried in Halle Communal Cemetery.

05-Feb

AC1

O'BRIEN, PATRICK (116250)

He died in the King George V Hospital, Dublin, cause unknown, whilst at home on leave from No 21 Sqn, where he was probably serving as a Labourer and is buried in Grangegorman Military Cemetery.

15-Jul

Flt Sgt

O'CONNOR, CHARLES (202460)

Although he had remustered as a Driver (Petrol), he was probably acting in his previous trade of Fitter (Aero Engine) when he was drowned whilst flying in North Sea Airship No XI, which caught fire and fell into the sea, during a mine sweeper operation, he is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

14-Feb

AM2 (AC1)

OFFICER, DANIEL FERGUSON (88200)

He died in Merryflats War Hospital, Glasgow, cause unknown, whilst on the strength of the Georgetown Dispersal Centre as a Fitter (General), prior to which he had served at No.1 School Military Aeronautics and is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis

12-Feb

Sgt

O'FLYNN, PATRICK JOSEPH (110604)

He died in 3 Canadian Stationary Hospital, St Omer from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as an Observer with No 98 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

11-Aug

Pte 2

OGDEN, FRANK (143409)

He accidentally drowned while bathing in a pool near the station whilst was serving as a Batman with No 117 Sqn at RAF Tern Hill and is buried in Stoke-upon-Tern (St Peter) Church Cemetery.

20-Feb

2 Lt

OLDFIELD, HENRY HAMMERSLEY

He died from influenza and broncho-pneumonia whilst on the strength of the Reserve Depot and is buried in Southport (Birkdale) Cemetery.

15-Feb

Sgt

OLLIVER, DENNIS (212255)

He died, cause unknown, in Brighton after returning from Italy where he had served as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 271 Sqn and is buried in Brighton (Bear Road) Borough Cemetery.

18-Apr

AM1 (LAC)

O'NEILL, WILLIAM FRANCIS (123747)

He died in the VAD Hospital, Middlesborough from pneumonia, probably on leave, whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 7 Sqn and is buried in North Ormesby (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

12-Apr

Lt

O'REILLY, NICHOLAS

He was serving at the Central Pay Office when he was killed on duty in a motor-cycle accident whilst attempting to avoid a runaway horse and is buried in Deptford (Brockley) Cemetery.

22-Feb

Flt Sgt

OSBORNE, ARTHUR CLIFFORD (16117)

He died from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Driver at No 1 Aircraft Depot and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

02-Apr

Lt

OTTEWELL, JOHN MILLER

He was killed whilst flying in Avro 504K, H1963 of the Wireless Telephony School, which crashed and is buried in Bournemouth East Cemetery.

08-Feb

Cdt

OUBRIDGE, DINSDALE JOHN ARTHUR (183482)

He was serving at the Cadet Distribution Depot when he died in the Central Nursing Home, 20 Regent Street, Nottingham as the result of a fall following an operation for the plating of his femur and is buried in Nottingham Church Cemetery.

 

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