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RAF Casualties 1919   R


The fatal casualties listed below are those shown on the Commonwealth War Graves Register as having died due to World War One, however they can be divided into two distinct groups.

The first group are those who were still on active service at the time of their death and the second those who had been demobilised but whose death was attributed to their war service.

Group 1 - Died on active service

14-Mar

AC2

RAEBURN, GEORGE

He died from lobar pneumonia whilst serving with No 1 Aircraft Depot Mechanical Transport Reserve Park and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

13-Oct

Fg Off

RALLI, EUSTACE JOHN

He died in the RAF Auxiliary Hospital, Swanage from injuries received whilst flying in Bristol F2B, C847 of No 141 Sqn during a practice flight with search lights on 8 May 1918.  He is buried in Kensal Green (All Souls') Cemetery

02-Jun

Capt

RAVEN, CHARLES HENRY REGINALD EARLE

He was killed in a motor cylce accident when his machince was hit a lorry of the Army Service Corps at a dngerous crossroads and is buried in Feltham Cemetery.

16-Mar

2 Lt

RAW, W A

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, E9815 of No 78 Sqn, which stalled and dived into the ground, he is buries in Hornchurch (St Andrew) Churchyard.

26-May

Capt

RAWLINGS, PERCY TOWNLEY DSC

He was serving at RAE Farnborough and he died from injuies sustained whilst test flying the Tarrant Triplane and is buried in Highgate Cemetery

03-Feb

AC2

REEVE, HERBERT GEORGE

He died from appendicitis whilst serving with No 9 Sqn and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

10-Jan

Flt Cdt

REID, CECIL GLENFORD

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504, E4299 of No 48 Training Depot Station, cause unknown and is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

09-Jun

Cdt

REID, W S

He died in the Cottage Hospital, Hawick from a ruptured liver sustaining in a bus accident and is buried in Selkirk (Shawfield) Cemetery.

28-Feb

Lt

REID, WILLIAM REXFORD

He was killed whilst flying SE5A, E5930 of No 21 Training Depot Station, which stalled in a climbing turn at low level and is buried in Driffield Cemetery.

28-Feb

LAC

REIDSNIA/REIDSMA, THOMAS

He died from bronchopneumonia whilst serving with No 59 Sqn and is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

08-Mar

Boy

RENTON, JACK ASHLEY

He died fron influenza and pneumonia whilst serving with the Boys' Wing, Cranwell and is buried in Sowerby (St Oswald) Churchyard.

07-Feb

2AM

RETTER, ALBERT

He died from double pneumonia and is buried in Newton Poppleford Cemetery.

24-Jul

Flt Sgt

RICHARDS, FRANK

No. 1. Aeroplane Supply Depot.  Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille

05-Mar

Lt

RICHARDSON, IAN DACRE

He died from double pneumonia and syncope whilst serving at the Repatriation Camp (Blandford) and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

16-Apr

Capt

RITCHIE, STANLEY EDWARD

He was killed whilst  flying Avro 504, E1615 of HMS Argus, which fell of the deck into the sea following an engine failure and is buried in Dorking Cemetery.

30-Jan

Lt

ROBERTS, DONALD ARTHUR

He died from pneumonia whilst serving on board HMS "Iron Duke" and is buried in Lewisham (Ladywell) Cemetery.

29-Mar

Sgt Maj

ROBERTS, HENRY JOHN

He died at home, cause unknown and is buried in East Sheen Cemetery.

31-Jul

Lt

ROBERTS, WILLIAM ALEXANDER

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, E1969 of RAF Cranwell, which dived into the ground after stalling in a climbing turn and is buried in Shirebrook Cemetery.

19-Feb

1AM

ROBERTSON, DAVID MILLER

He died from pneumonia whilst serving with No 99 Sqn and is buried in Valenciennes (St Roch) Communal Cemetery.

16-Jan

Lt

ROBERTSON, PETER

He was killed whilst flying 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.

20-Jan

Lt

ROBINSON, ERNEST CHARLES

He died from pneumonia whilst serving with No 10 Sqn and is buried in Lille Southern Cemetery.

03-Apr

Lt

ROBINSON, HENRY

He was died from self inflicted gun shot wounds to the chest sustaied accidentlly whilst serving at No 1 Aircraft Depot and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

03-May

Maj

ROBINSON, HUGH HUNTLEY MC and Bar

A Medical Officer, he was killed whilst flying in an unidentified DH4A of 9th Wing which stalled and dived into the ground at Mons following an engine failure on take off and is buiried in Mons (Bergen) Communal Cemetery.

14-Feb

Cpl

ROBINSON, LAMBERT

202 Sqn.  Brugge General Cemetery

18-Feb

Sgt

RODGER, J

HE died from bronchopneumonia whilst serving with No 11 Balloon Section and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

22-May

Capt

ROWELL, WILLIAM CECIL

He died at the RAF Auxiliary Hospital, Eaton Square, London from septiceamia after having his leg amputated following an accident on 12 Nov 1918 whilst he was flying Camel, F2124, which collided with a hanger, he is buried in Wolborough (St Mary) Churchyard

15-May

AC2

RUNCIEMAN, ALEXANDER JOHN

He drowned whilst serving with No 5 School of Aeronautics and is buried in Denham (St Mary) Churchyard.

05-Mar

Capt

RUSSELL, CYRIL ERNEST SHAFTESBURY

He died of pneumonia following influenza whilst serving with No 149 Sqn and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

24-Oct

AC1

RUSSELL, E S

He was serving at a Storage Unit and was killed when he was run over by a tram whilst off duty and is buried in South Sheilds (Harton) Cemetery.

Group 2 - Died after demobilisation. Units shown in this section are probably the last unit on which they served prior to demobilisation.

08-Mar

Boy

RANDALL, REGINALD ALBERT

"E" Sect. (Blandford).  Blandford Cemetery

30-Oct

Flt Sgt

REID, WILLIAM

Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery

11-Jan

Sgt

RICHARDS, F

He died shortly after being discharged from the RAF and is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery.

15-Sep

Cpl

RICHARDS, OSSIAN EMANUEL

Weston Zoyland Cemetery

17-Jul

3AM

RICHARDS, T L

Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery

02-Nov

AC2

RICHARDSON, GEORGE

Bury Cemetery, Redvales

12-Mar

3AM

RICHARDSON, H H

No. 9 Aircraft Repair Depot.  Ashford Burial Ground

15-Jan

Pvt

RIMMER, ROBERT

Newton-le-Willows Cemetery

06-Jan

2AM

ROBERTS, GEORGE WILLIAM

South Crosland Church Burial Ground

17-Nov

1AM

ROBINSON, JAMES WILLIAM

H.M.S. "President II".  Southend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery

30-Jul

2AM

ROCHESTER, T

Blaydon Cemetery

03-Feb

Pvt

RODGERS, WILLIAM

24th Balloon Section.  Fingringhoe (St Andrew) Churchyard

18-Sep

Cpl

RODWELL, E J

Ashford Burial Ground

24-Feb

Cpl

ROGERS, JOSEPH

82nd Wing.  Gateshead East Cemetery

18-Jun

1AM

ROLLESTON, ARTHUR HERMAN

Golders Green Crematorium

08-Jun

Pvt

ROSS, WILLIAM

Seaplane Station (Dundee).  Dundee Eastern Necropolis

04-Jun

Cpl

ROYSTON, JOHN

Wireless Experimental Establishment.  Charlton Cemetery, Greenwich

20-Feb

Cpl

RUMBELL, JOHN SAMUEL

Brookwood Military Cemetery

27-Jan

2AM

RUSSELL, ROBERT HENDERSON

Depot Detach. (P) Sect.  Liverpool (Toxteth Park) Cemetery

25-May

Pvt

RUTHERFURD, W. SELWYN

Victoria (Ross Bay) Cemetery

07-May

2AM

RUTTER, HENRY

Central Flying School.  Upavon Cemetery

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