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RAF Casualties 1919 - S


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.

01-May

2 Lt

SALMON, FREDERICK CHARLES

He was killed whilst flying in DH10, E5446 of No 97 Sqn, which crashed following an engine failure during a climbing turn and is buried in or was cremated at Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery.

08-Mar

Pte 2 (AC2)

SANDERS, HARRY (138312)

He died at home in Bucks Mill, Bucks Cross, Devon from influenza and pneumonia whilst on the strength of the Dispersal Centre, Forvant, prior to which he had been serving as a Batman with No 8 Cadet Wing and is buried in Bucks Mills Church Cemetery.

09-Jan

LAC

SAPSFORD, GEORGE LEWIS (33799)

He died from meningitis whilst serving as a Driver with No 14 Balloon Section and is buried in Tourgeville Military Cemetery.

07-Feb

Lt

SCHINGH, JOSEPH EMERY

He was killed whilst flying DH9, C1292 or D1292 of No 15 Training Depot Station, which spun into the ground at Hucknall following an engine failure on take off and is buried in Hucknall Cemetery.

09-Mar

AC1

SCHLAMP, STANLEY CHARLES (125000)

He died, cause unknown, in the City of London hospital whilst serving as a Motor Cyclist with No 25 Sqn and is buried in Abney Park Cemetery.

26-May

AC2

SCOTT, ARTHUR (267521)

He died in Stowbridge Military Hospital, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Aircrafthand with the Wireless Experimental Establishment and is buried in Pedmore (St Peter) Churchyard.

02-Jul

AC1

SCUDDER, HENRY WILLIAM (227344)

He was killed by an enemy mine whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with the Dwina River Force in North Russia and is commemorated on the Archangel Memorial.

02-Apr

AC2

SEAR, HARRY (309720)

He died in the Norfolk War Hospital, Thorpe, Norwich from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 228 Sqn at RAF Great Yarmouth and is buried in New Bradwell (or Stantonbury) (St James) Churchyard.

20-May

AM3 (AC2)

SEARLE, HENRY WALTER (93184)

He died whilst on demobilisation leave from the RAF Depot, as the result of tuberculosis of the larynx and is buried in Plumstead Cemetery.  Prior to discharge he had been serving as a Painter with No 2 Aircraft Depot. 

05-Nov

AC2

SELBY, WILLIAM (147028)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Batman with No 16 Balloon Base, Henfield and is buried in Leeds (Harehills) Cemetery.

07-Feb

Cpl

SEMKIN, JOHN GEORGE (204991)

He died in Cambridge Street Hospital, Barrow, cause unknown, whilst serving as Rigger (Airship) at RAF Barrow and is buried in East London Cemetery, Plaistow.

26-Jan

AM1 (LAC)

SETTATREE, JOHN (210915)

He had been a Carpenter, possibly at RAF Manston when he died in the Isolation Hospital, Thanet from Cerebro Spinal Meningitis and is buried in Charing Cemetery.

22-Feb

2 Lt

SHARMAN, CYRIL LOCKWOOD

He died whilst serving as a Technical Officer at No 4 Aircraft Repair Depot, Chelsea and is buried in Brighton (Lewes Road) Borough Cemetery.

13-Nov

Mem

SHARRARD, BEATRICE LILIAN (6724)

She serving as a Waitress in the WRAF and is buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

19-Feb

LAC

SHAW, CHRISTOPHER JAMES (108551)

He died in No 55 Casualty Clearing Station from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 59 Sqn and is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

24-Feb

Sgt

SHAW, FRED WILLIAM (10449)

He died in 22 CCS from influenza whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 5 Sqn and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

04-Sep

AC2

SHAW, FREDERICK CHARLES (194903)

He was killed in an accident whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with the North Russia Expedition and is buried in Archangel Allied Cemetery.

21-Apr

Flt Cdt

SHAW, GEORGE EDWARD (137459)

He died from septic throat septicaemia whilst awaiting demobilisation from Harrowby Dispersal Centre and is buried in Cambridge (Histon Road) Cemetery.

13-Mar

Mem

SHAW, MAY ELIZABETH (5009)

She was a member of the WRAF and is buried in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery.

07-Feb

AM3

SHAW, NORMAN McI. (103134)

He died in Tidworth Military Hospital from septicaemia, whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with the Central Flying School and is buried in Kilbowie Cemetery.

03-Jul

AC1

SHEATH, WALTER (408410)

He was possibly on leave in the UK when he died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with a training unit in Egypt and is buried in Whitwell New Burial Ground.

02-Oct

Fg Off

SHEPARD, FREDERICK HUBERT GUY AFC

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying DH4, F5783 of No 1 Communication Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing on a football field in Newcastle upon Tyne and is buried in Cowley (St Laurence) Churchyard.

13-Feb

AM1 (LAC)

SHERMAN, FREDERICK GEORGE

He died in the Royal County of Hampshire Hospital, Winchester from pneumonia whilst serving as a Driver with 'D' Section, Reserve Depot and is buried in Winchester (West Hill) Old Cemetery.

26-Jun

AC2

SHIRLEY, WALTER (101995)

He died in the Clearing Station Hospital, Hamadan from an abscess of the liver whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 63 Sqn and is buried in Tehran War Cemetery.

25-Feb

Cpl

SHRUBSALL, EDGAR AVERILLE (206856)

He was awaiting disposal at Crystal Palace when he died from influenza, prior to which he had served as a Driver (Petrol) with No 1 Balloon Training Wing and is buried in Claines (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

07-Jan

AM2 (AC1)

SHUTTLEWORTH, HARRY (108290)

He died from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 3 Sqn and is buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery. Extension No 2.

29-Mar

Pte 2 (AC2)

SIDEBOTTOM, HENRY (192333)

He died in Nell Lane Military Hospital West Didsbury from chronic intestinal nephritis whilst serving as a Seaplane Wader with 70th Wing at Felixstowe and is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

01-Jan

AC2

SILWOOD, EDWARD (262904)

He was serving as a Labourer with No 3 Stores Depot when he died, cause unknown, in 3rd Southern General Hospital, Oxford and is buried in Tipton Cemetery.

26-Feb

Lt

SIMMONS, ARTHUR DONALD

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F1993 of No 44 Sqn, which spun into the ground and is buried in Knottingley Cemetery.

09-Apr

LAC

SIMMONS, ARTHUR HUGH (224004)

He died in the Royal Naval Hospital, Chatham from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 204 Training Depot Station, Eastchurch and is buried in Gilingham (Woodlands) Cemetery.

09-Feb

2 Lt

SIMMONS, EDWARD GEORGE

He died in the RN Hospital, Devonport from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as an Admin Officer with No 254 Sqn (Technical Stores) and is buried in Hammersmith Old Cemetery.

17-Mar

Pte 2 (AC2)

SIMMONS, WILLIAM (111985)

He died at Sherlock Street Auxiliary Hospital, Liverpool from pneumonia whilst on the strength of  'E' Section. Reserve Depot, prior to which he had been serving as a Labourer with No 2 Aircraft Depot and is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

18-Dec

Pte 2 (AC2)

SIMPSON, ALBERT EDWARD (133725)

He had been discharged on 21 Mar 1919, his cause of death being currently unknown but he is buried in Crookham (Christ Church) Churchyard.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as a Batman with 'E' Section, Reserve Depot.

17-Jul

AC2

SIMPSON, WILLIAM ORAM (298890)

He was accidentally drowned whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with the Advanced section of No 1 Aircraft Supply Depot and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

24-Jan

2 Lt

SINCLAIR, ROBERT

He was killed whilst flying Camel, F4001 of No 70 Sqn, which collided with 'Z' of the same unit over the airfield at Cologne, he is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

22-Mar

Lt

SINCLAIR, ROBERT BLACK

He died from tuberculosis whilst serving as an Instructor with No 14 Training Depot Station and is buried in Hampstead Cemetery.

23-Feb

Cpl

SINGLETON, GEORGE CHARLES (216428)

He died in Eastbourne, cause unknown, whilst on the strength of the Dispersal Centre, Crystal Palace, prior to which he had been serving as a Clerk (General) at Polegate Airship Station and is buried in Abney Park Cemetery.

07-Mar

AC2

SKILLICORN, THOMAS (167550)

He died in 4th Northern General Hospital, Lincoln from injuries sustained in a propeller accident whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 48 Training Depot Station and is buried in Eccles (Peel Green) Cemetery.

12-Feb

Sgt

SMITH, ALBERT (28059)

He died in the Connaught Hospital, Aldershot from influenza whilst serving as a Driver with No 6 Stores Depot and is commemorated on the Brookwood (United Kingdom 1914-1918) Memorial

20-Mar

2 Lt

SMITH, ALGERNON SYDNEY

He was killed whilst flying DH4, F2653 of No 57 Sqn, which stalled and crashed as it attempted to land on its return from a mail delivery flight to Cologne and is buried in Houyet Churchyard.

17-Jul

Mem

SMITH, ANNIE GERTRUDE (31366)

A member of the WRAF, she is buried in Smethwick (Uplands) Cemetery.

07-Mar

LAC

SMITH, BERTRAM WILLIAM (4931)

He died in 7 Stationary Hospital, Boulogne from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Driver with HQ 2nd Wing and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

29-Oct

Cpl

SMITH, FREDERICK JAMES (37109)

He had been discharged on 20 Oct 1919 and his cause of death is currently unknown but he is buried in Sheffield (City Road) Cemetery.  Prior to discharge he was serving as a Disciplinarian with the Engine Repair Shops, Egypt.

24-Apr

Cpl

SMITH, FREDERICK WILLIAM (216160)

A Carpenter, he died, cause unknown, whilst on demobilisation leave from No 2 Aeroplane Supply Depot and is buried in Terling (All Saints) Churchyard.

24-Jan

AC2

SMITH, FREDRICK HENRY (112544)

He died in No 39 Stationary Hospital from concussion whilst serving asa Labourer with No 9 Kite Balloon Section and is buried in Lille Southern Cemetery.

08-Feb

Sgt

SMITH, GEORGE EDWARD (314375)

He died, cause unknown whilst serving with 'C' Section, Reserve Depot having previously been in the Aegean and is buried in Slinfold (St Peter) Churchyard

03-May

Cpl

SMITH, HAROLD PERCY (208092)

He had been discharged through Edinburgh Castle Dispersal Centre on 13 Mar 1919, having served as a Wireless Operator at Turnhouse.  His cause of death is currently not known but he is buried in Croydon (Queen's Road) Cemetery.

15-May

2 Lt

SMITH, HUGH CASSILLIS

He was killed whilst flying Snipe, E8139 of No 78 Sqn, which spun into the ground and is buried in Hornchurch (St Andrew) Churchyard.

12-Apr

AM1 (LAC)

SMITH, JAMES ALEXANDER (64999)

He had been discharged in March 1919, possibly dying whilst on demobilisation leave and id buried in Dunnichen Parish Churchyard.  Prior to discharge he had been serving as a Fitter (General) with No 42 Training Depot Station.

04-Feb

Cpl

SMITH, JOHN ALLEN (37396)

He died from acute oedema of the lungs following bronchitis whilst at home on demobilisation leave, having served as an Armourer with No 73 Sqn and is buried in Kildwick (St Andrew) Churchyard.

02-Apr

AM3

SMITH, SIDNEY JAMES (34783)

He had been discharged on 6 Jul 1918 suffering from tubercle of the lung from which he presumably died.  At the time of his discharge he had been serving as a Rigger (Aero) at No 1 (Southern) Aircraft Repair Depot and is buried in Harrow Cemetery.

15-Feb

AM2 (AC1)

 

SMITH, T. WILLIAM (81289)

He died in 1st Northern General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne whilst serving as a Labourer with No 9 Aircraft Acceptance Park and is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

03-Jul

AC2

SMITH, THOMAS HENRY (243937)

He died from appendicitis whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with the North Russia Expedition and is commemorated on the Archangel Memorial.

04-Apr

AM3 (AC2)

SMITH, W (281721)

He had been discharged on 22 Feb 1919, subsequently dying from an unknown cause and is buried in Newbold (St John) Churchyard.  Prior to discharge he had served as a Bricklayer with North-East Area ACS.

06-Mar

AM1 (LAC)

SMITH, WILLIAM (144565)

He died from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as an Upholsterer with No 9 Aircraft Park and is buried in Maubeuge (Sous-le-Bois) Cemetery.

17-Feb

AC2

SOUTHEY, WILLIAM RUSSELL (121497)

He died, cause unknown, whilst on the strength of the Personnel Depot, Baldonnell, having previously served as a Batman with No 105 Sqn and No 6 TDS and is buried in Benhilton (All Saints) Churchyard.

06-Jan

AM2 (AC1)

SPARROW, CHARLES [HERBERT] (407973)

He died from pneumonia whilst serving as a Driver with No 142 Sqn and is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.  His RAF records only show him as Charles.

09-Mar

AC1

SPENCE, HARRY (102071)

He died in 4 Stationary Hospital, St Omer from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as an Electrician with HQ, No 91 Wing and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

17-Feb

Pte 2 (AC2)

SPIERS, GEORGE RICHARD (261581)

He died, cause unknown, in the New End  Military Hospital whilst serving as a Seaplane Wader at No 3 Stores Distributing Park and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

02-Oct

Sgt

SPONG, MAYNARD GEORGE (11010)

He was killed whilst flying in DH9, J585 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed at Ambala and is commemorated on the Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial.

25-Jan

Mem

SPOONER, ISABELLA JANE

She was serving in the WRAF at No 1 Stores Depot (Greenwich) and is buried in Lewisham (Ladywell) Cemetery.

17-May

2 Lt

SPRATT, SIDNEY

He died from injuries sustained 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.

09-Jan

Cpl

SQUIRES, EDWARD JOHN WORTH (216893)

He was serving as a Carpenter with the DAP in Paris when he died from broncho-pneumonia and is buried in St Sever Cemetery. Extension, Rouen.

03-May

2 Lt

STACE, ARTHUR HOWARD BARTLETT

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..

03-Feb

Sgt

STACEY, HERBERT WALTER (7605)

He died in No 4 Statinary Hospital from pneumonia whilst serving as an Instrument Repairer with No 13 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

22-Jan

AC2

STAFF, CHARLES WILLIAM (121052)

He died in No 39 Stationary Hospital from pneumonia whilst serving as a Labourer with No 10 Tent Detachment and is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

30-Jul

AC1

STALKER, THOMAS (60774)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Motor Cyclist with HQ, 11th Wing and is buried in Holme (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

24-May

AM3 (AC2)

STANLEY, GEORGE ROBERT (163155)

He died in the RAF Hospital, Halton from malignant endocarditis whilst serving as a Turner at the School of Technical Training (Halton) and is buried in Salford (Agecroft) Cemetery.

17-Feb

Capt

STANLEY, RONALD BRUCE

He died in the War Hospital, Sunderland from double pneumonia, whilst serving as a flight commander with No 36 Sqn and is buried in Datchet Cemetery.

23-Sep

Boy

STAPLES, EDWARD WILLIAM (91948)

He died from injuries sustained in a propeller swinging accident whilst serving at Fort George, Gosport and is buried in Portsmouth (Milton) Cemetery.

18-Oct

AC2

STARKEY, LOUIS (251283)

He died in 57 General Hospital, Marseilles from septicaemia whilst en-route back to the UK from the Seaplane Base, Malta, where he had been serving as a Wireless Operator and is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles.

24-Feb

AC1

STARLING, BERTRAM WALTER FILER (216033)

He died in the Military Hospital, Purfleet from pneumonia whilst serving as a Clerk (General) with the RAF Depot and is commemorated on the Brookwood (United Kingdom 1914-1918) Memorial.

24-Mar

AM3 (AC2)

STARLING, PERCY (114170)

He died, cause unknown, after being discharged on 26 Feb 1919 from Halton Camp, prior to which he had served as a Fitter (General) with 66th Wing and is buried in Marston-on-Dove (St Mary) Churchyard.

20-Sep

Flt Cdt

STEPHENS, ALEXANDER THOMAS (318351)

He had been discharged from Crystal Palace Dispersal Centre on 11 Mar 1919 having previously been training as a Pilot with No 8 Training Depot Station.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Teddington Cemetery.

21-Feb

Sgt

STEPHENS, FRANCIS EDWARD (402954)

He died in 3rd Southern General Hospital, Oxford, cause unknown, whilst on the stregth of the RAF Depot, prior to which he was serving as a Carpenter with No 1 Aerial Range and is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

08-Mar

Pte 2 (AC2)

STEWART, CYRIL (156927)

He died, cause unknown, in Chester War Hospital whilst serving as a U/T Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 51 Training Depot Station and is buried in Edinburgh (Comely Bank) Cemetery.

18-Jun

2 Lt

STEWART, GEORGE S.

No details on this officer have been found but he was buried in Akron (Glendale) Cemetery.

13-May

Boy

STEWART, NORMAN EMINGTON (330522)

He was serving at RAF Halton when he drowned whilst bathing at Weston Turville and is buried in Great Crosby (St Luke) Churchyard.

24-Feb

AC1

STIFF, GILBERT HENRY (79267)

He died in 4 Stationary Hospital from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Driver at the MT Repair Park, No 1 Aircraft Depot and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

09-May

Lt

STOKES, HENRY JOHN EDGAR

He was serving with the Central Despatch Pool and was killed whilst flying in Bristol F2B, F4838, which came down in the Channel, he is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent.

19-Feb

Cpl

STONE, FREDERICK GEORGE (147735)

He died in the Military Hospital, Chisledon from pneumonia whilst serving as a Batman with No 13 Station (Yatesbury?) and is buried in East Grinstead (Mount Noddy) Cemetery.

05-Dec

Pte 2 (AC2)

STORER, C (119141)

He had been discharged on 7 Feb 1919, his cause of death being currently unknown and is buried in Beighton (St Mary) Churchyard.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as a Labourer with No 58 Sqn.

27-Feb

Lt

STOYLE, ARTHUR PERCY

An Observer, he died in 14 General Hospital from influenza whilst serving with the Aerodrome Service Unit and is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

31-Mar

AM2

STYRING, WILFRED (192424)

He was serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with the Composite Park (Aegean Group) when he accidentally shot himself in the head whilst examining a revolver and is buried in East Mudros Military Cemetery.

29-Mar

2 Lt

SULLIVAN, FRANK HARRINGTON

He was killed whilst flying O/400, D4407 of No 216 Sqn.  At the time of his death he flying mail from Marquise, France, to the Army of Occupation in Cologne. He is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

09-Jul

Lt

SUMNER, FRANCIS CYRIL

He was killed whilst flying O/400, D4591 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Trets near Draguignam in France and is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles.

15-Feb

Flt Sgt

SUTCLIFFE, JAMES EDWARD (34633)

He died, cause unknown, probably at home in Southport, whilst on the strength of the Dispersal Centre, Heaton Park, having previously served as a Clerk (Pay) at HQ South-East Area and is buried in Southport (Duke Street) Cemetery.

07-Dec

AC2

SUTHERS, SAMUEL

He had been admitted to the RN Hospital, Chatham on 20 Aug 1919, being discharged on 12 Nov and subsequently dying, cause unknown, but is buried in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery.  At the time he was serving as a Fitter (General) with the Boys Training Wing, Eastchurch.

23-Feb

AM1 (LAC)

SUTTIE, WILLIAM MURRAY (15836)

He died in 47 CCs from bronchitis whilst serving as a Driver at No 1 Reserve Lorry Park and is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery.

02-Feb

Capt

SUTTLE, WILLIAM PARKER

He died in 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital from lobar pneumonia whilst serving as an Admin Officer with No 215 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

25-Jul

Sgt

SUTTON, GEORGE (34864)

He was killed in a flying accident whilst serving as a Pilot with No 1 Aeroplane Supply Depot, prior to which he had been a Fitter (General) and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

27-Feb

Cpl

SUTTON, WALTER LEONARD (148042)

He died in Thorpe War Hospital, Norwich from influenza whilst serving as a Labourer with No 3 Aeroplane Acceptance Park and is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.  His records only show him as a Pte 1/LAC?

11-Feb

AC2

SWAN, WALTER (265541)

He was died from a coma and heart disease whilst serving as a Storeman with No 2 MT Depot, Shrewsbury and is buried Abbotshall Parish Churchyard, Kirkcaldy.

02-Aug

Lt

SWEETING, ALAN ERNEST

He was killed whilst flying FK8, A7442 of the Wireless Experimental Establishment (Biggin Hill) and is buried in Wednesfield (St Thomas) Churchyard Extension.

24-Feb

Lt

SYDES, WILFRED JAMES ARTHUR

He died in the RAF Hospital, Hampstead from pneumonia whilst serving at the Armament School, Ealing and is buried in Hampstead Cemetery.

 

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