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RAF Casualties 1919 - P


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.

27-Apr

Capt

PACE, WILLIAM JOHN DFC

He died from injuries sustained the previous day in a motor accident whilst serving with HQ, No 16 Communication Wing, when a tyre on the car burst whilst taking evasive action to avoid a dog, he is buried in Heston (St Leonard) Churchyard.

14-May

Sgt

PAGE, ARTHUR BADEN (176156)

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in DH9, D7380 of 206 Sqn and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

05-Jun

2 Lt

PALLISTER, LESLIE HARRY

He had been training as a pilot when he was transferred to the Unemployed List on 30 Apr 1919 and his cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Littleton (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard.

04-Apr

AC2

PARKES, ALBERT (160640)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Hospital Orderly with No 9 Aircraft Park and is buried in Bilston Cemetery.

23-Feb

Cpl

PARKINSON, CLARENCE (220669)

He had been transferred to the Reserve from the Dispersal Unit, Heaton Park on 15 Feb 1919 but died, cause unknown, a few days later and is buried in Stockport Borough Cemetery.  Prior to being discharged he was serving as a Rigger (Aero) at Pulham.

03-May

Flt Sgt

PARRY, REGINALD TOM (3747) AFM

He was serving as a pilot with No 15 Aircraft Acceptance Park and died in Mill Lane Military Hospital, West Didsbury from injuries sustained in an accident when DH9A, J592 stalled whilst carrying out aerobatics during a test flight prior to a delivery flight to France, he is buried in Welsh Newton (St Mary) Churchyard.

22-Feb

LAC

PARRY, WALTER (23867)

He died in 11 CCS from influenza and broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Driver with No 1 Aircraft Depot and is buried in St Andre Communal Cemetery.

18-Feb

Capt

PATEY, HERBERT ANDREW DFC

He had been a flight commander with No 210 Sqn and was captured in June 1918.  Repatriated in December, he died at home, 4 Sherrels Road, West Hampstead, from double pneumonia and is buried in Hampstead Cemetery.

18-May

Pte 2 (AC2)

PAUL, JACK served as NEWMAN, J P (243215)

He was killed when he fell over a cliff at Mullion, whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with HQ, No 10 Group and is buried in Grade (St Grade and Holy Cross) Churchyard.

12-Jun

Lt

PAULL, JOSEPH ALBERT AFC

He was serving in a supernumerary capacity at HQ No 13 Group and was killed whilst flying Avro 504K, F8985  which was blown into the ground by a gust of wind, he is buried in Worcester (Astwood) Cemetery.

06-Jul

AC1

PAYNE, HORATIO ALFRED (232877)

He died from injuries sustained in a motor accident in France whilst serving as a Batman with HQ, 11th Wing and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

18-Feb

Capt

PAYNE, LEONARD ALLAN MC

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

03-Mar

Maj

PAYNE, STANLEY JAMES 

He died from double pneumonia whilst serving (as Commanding Officer?) with No 5 Aircraft Acceptance Park and is buried in Weston-super-Mare Cemetery.

08-Jan

AC1

PEARLBERG, NATHAN (129660) 

He died at New End, Hampstead from pneumonia whilst serving as a Labourer at the Airship Construction Station, Pulham and is buried in Plashet Jewish Cemetery.

11-May

Pte2 

PEARSON, WILLIAM HENRY R (306257)

He had been discharged on 31 Oct 1918 suffering from emphysema and a gun shot wound to his right hand, possibly dying from the former and is buried in Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery.  Prior to discharge he had been serving as a Labourer with 'E' Section, Reserve Depot.

21-Jun

AC2

PEEPS, CHARLES WILLIAM (145643)

He died in 4 Stationary Hospital from acute gastritis whilst serving as a Labourer at the Reinforcement Park and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

07-Mar

AM3 (AC2)

PENNETT, GEORGE ERNEST (65014)

He died in the King George V Hodspital, Dublin from influenza whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 24 Training Depot Station and is buried in Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery.

23-Apr

AC1

PEPLOE, CHARLES REGINALD (239034)

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

21-Jan

AM2 (AC1)

PEPPER, ARTHUR (293595)

He died in No 47 Casualty Clearing Station from morbus cordis (heart failure) whilst serving as a Batman at the Reinforcement Park and is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery.

13-Mar

2 Lt

PERCIVAL, ERNEST RUSSELL

He died from broncho-pneumonia whilst awaiting his return to Canada with the Repatriation Sqn, No 2 Cadet Wing and is buried in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery.

01-Mar

Lt

PERCIVAL, JOHN FREDERICK SPENCER 

He was wounded in August 1918 whilst serving with No 206 Sqn, returning to hospitals in England until he was demobilised in January 1919 but died at home in Southend-on-Sea from influenza and pneumonia and is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

28-Apr

Maj

PERRIN, MAURICE NASMITH 

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, F5098 of No 14 Aircraft Acceptance Park, which dived into the ground after turn ing back to the aerodrome following an engine failure on take off and is buried in Walton and Weybridge (Weybridge) Cemetery.

01-Mar

AC1

PERRY, ARTHUR (55939)

He was on demobilisation leave when he died at home, 18 Sandford Road, Moseley, Birmingham from pneumonia and is buried in Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery.  Prior to being demobilised he had served as a Motor Cyclist with HQ, 7 Balloon Company.

17-Feb

Pte 2 (AC2)

PERRY, ERNEST JOHN (193598)

Having served as a Motor Cyclist with No 10 Training Depot Station, he died on demobilisation leave (from the Dispersal Centre, Chisledon) whilst at home from acute influenza and septic pneumonia, he is buried in Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery.

03-Mar

Mem

PHILLIPS, ETHEL ALICE (20691)

A member of the WRAF she was serving with  No1 Stores Depot (Regents Park) and is buried in Highgate Cemetery.

09-Feb

AC2

PHIPPS, WALDER [WALTER] JAMES (286711)

He died at 174 Marlborough Road, Grandpoint, Oxford from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Carpenter with 'E' Section, Reserve Depot and is buried in Oxford (Osney St Mary) Cemetery.

09-Jan

AM2 (AC1)

PICKET, HARRY BRUCE (Can 152111)

Locally recruited, he was serving as a Cadet with the RAF in Canada and died at home from influenza and is buried in Clarkson (Spring Creek) Cemetery.

23-Feb

Pte 1 (LAC)

PILBOROUGH, ARTHUR HENRY (219057)

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

16-Jan

AC2

PILKINGTON, JAMES (306015)

He was killed whilst flying in Avro 504, E3648 of No 48 Training Depot Station, which stalled and crashed following an engine failure during a contact patrol with the Palestine Brigade, he is buried in Halliwell (St Peter) Churchyard.

03-Dec

AM1 (LAC)

PINCOMBE, ALFRED WILLIAM (76892)

He had been discharged on 11 Feb 1919, his cause of death being currently unknown and is buried in Barnstaple Cemetery.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as an Instrument Repairer with No 2 Aeroplane Supply Depot.

19-Mar

AC2

PLAICE, GEORGE (288560)

He died in Paddington Military Hospital from chronic nephritis whilst serving as a Labourer with No. 5 Sub-Unit, and is buried in or was cremated at East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium.

25-Jul

AC1

PLOWMAN, REGINALD ERNEST STEPHEN (48069)

He died at Cheltenham general Hospital from osteomyelitis of the skull whilst serving as a Shoemaker with the Depot Detachment, Halton Camp and is buried in Esher (Christ Church) Churchyard.

20-Jan

AM3 (AC2)

PLUMB, WILLIAM ERNEST (145257)

He died from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 207 Sqn and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

27-Feb

AM1 (LAC)

POLLICOTT, GEORGE WILLIAM (402293)

He died from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as an Electrician with No 107 Sqn and is buried in Maubeuge (Sous-le-Bois) Cemetery.

26-Feb

Cpl

POLLOCK, EDGAR (313866)

He died in Greenock Infirmary from pneumonia, prior to which he had been serving as a Storeman at Spinola and is buried in Greenock Cemetery.

20-Aug

Pte 2

POLSON, CROMERTIE SUTHERLAND LEVESON GOWER (126338)

A Cook, he had been discharged on 10 Nov 1918 as being unfit for further service but his cause of death is currently unknown and is buried in Nairn Cemetery.

25-Jun

AC2

POOLE, MAURICE ARTHUR (160690)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with 'X' Aircraft Depot and is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

28-Feb

2 Lt

PORTER, WILLIAM 

He died from anaemia whilst serving with No 83 Sqn and is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles.

18-Feb

Lt

PREECE, CHARLES EVERED 

A member of No 2 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying DH9, F1179 of the Observers School of Reconnaissance and Aerial Photography, which dived into the ground from a turn at 400 ft and burst into flames, he is buried in Hanley Castle (St Mary) Churchyard Extension.

27-May

Flt Sgt

PRICHARD, WILLIAM JAMES (313868)

He died, cause unknown, in the Military Hospital, Sleaford whilst serving at Pulham Airship Station and is buried in St Arvans Churchyard.

24-Feb

Chf Mech (Flt Sgt)

PRIDDY, HENRY (1581)

He died in Special Military Surgical Hospital, Edmonton from morbus cordis whilst serving as a Carpenter with No 30 Training Depot Station and is buried in Abney Park Cemetery.

21-Feb

AM2 (AC1)

PRIEST, CECIL GEORGE PALMER (121307)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as an Instrument Repairer with No 108 Sqn and is buried in Boyne Hill (All Saints) Churchyard.

31-Mar

AM2 (AC1)

PRIESTLEY, NORMAN (192440)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Fitter (MT) at the Wireless School and is buried in Haley Hill (All Souls) Church Cemetery.  The CWGC records his rank as Corporal but he had only been reclassified AM2 on 1 Oct 1918.

17-May

2 Lt

PRINCE, FREDERICK GEORGE 

He was killed whilst flying in Handley Page O/400, D5439 of No 58 Sqn, which crashed on Centocelle aerodrome and is buried in Rome (Testaccio) Protestant Cemetery.

13-Feb

Pte 2 (AC1)

PRYCE, THOMAS HERBERT (239373)

He died in Salisbury Road Hospital, Plymouth from pneumonia whilst serving as a Labourer with No 237 or 238 Sqn at Newlyn and is commemorated on the Brookwood (United Kingdom 1914-1918) Memorial.

17-Feb

Sgt

PYATT, WILLIAM FRANCIS (200633)

He died in 5th London General Hospital from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Carpenter at the Experimental Workshops, Battersea and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

 

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