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RAF Casualties 1919 - U & V


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.

22-Feb

Lt

UNDERHILL, REUBEN JAMES

He died in Shorncliffe Military Hospital from pneumonia having served as a pilot with No 272 Sqn and is buried in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery.

02-Jul

2 Lt

UNDERWOOD, FREDERICK NELSON

He was drowned when Camel, N7147 of HMS Furious, which he was flying spun into the sea from 200 ft and is buried in Edinburgh (Comely Bank) Cemetery.

24-Mar

AM2

UNDERWOOD, JOHN HENRY (225606)

An Electrician attached to No 9 Aircraft Acceptance Park from No 1 Stores Depot, he was killed whilst flying in Bristol F2B, F4361, which collided with a balloon cable during a demonstration flight at the RAF Exhibition in Newcastle.  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery.

17-Sep

Lt

UNWIN, FRANCIS JOHN

He was killed whilst flying an aircraft from HMS Vindictive, which was shot down by Bolshevik forces during a bombing raid on Kronstadt and is commemorated on the Archangel Memorial.

21-Jan

AM3

UPTON, HARRY EVELYN (262228)

He had been discharged as unfit for service on 12 Sep 1918 having served at the School of Photography and is buried in Nottingham Church Cemetery.

19-Nov

Lt

URWIN, WILFRED

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 25 Oct 1919 and died in the City Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Newcastle upon Tyne from pneumonia and is buried in Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery.  Prior to discharge, he had been serving as an Observer with units in the Aegean.

25-Jan

AM3

UTTON, ARTHUR WILLIAM THOMAS (190074)

He was serving as a Photographer with Artillery Infantry Co-operation School (Photographic Section) when he died in the 1st Birmingham War Hospital, cause unknown.  He is buried in Bromsgrove Cemetery.

31-Jan

Sgt

VALENTINE, ROBERT (222018)

He was serving as a Rigger (Aero) at the RAF Depot (Halton) and died at 36 Kelvindale Street, Glasgow whilst on demobilisation leave and is buried in Glasgow (Lambhill) Cemetery.

24-Feb

2 Lt

VAN VELDEN, C J H

He committed suicide by shooting himself in the head whilst serving at the Repatriation Camp and is buried in Kensal Green (All Souls') Cemetery.

05-Feb

AM1 (LAC)

VAUGHAN, LAURENCE (20264)

He died in No 36 CCS from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as an Instrument Repairer with No 79 Sqn and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

17-Mar

Sgt

VICARY, GEORGE ARTHUR (219897)

He had been serving as a Propeller Maker in Malta but died in 2 General Hospital, Le Havre from influenza and broncho-pneumonia, possibly whilst returning to the UK, and is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.  His records only show him as a Corporal but promotion details may not have reached the Record Office.

18-Feb

Capt

VICKERS, STEPHEN WYNNE MC, DFC

He died in No 4 Northern General Hospital in Lincoln from influenza whilst serving as a flight commander with No 199 Training Sqn and is buried in Norbury (St Thomas) Churchyard.

05-Jan

AC2

VICKERY, ERNEST LEONARD (85216)

He died in No 40 BGH from gangrene in the lung whilst serving as a Labourer with No 51 Kite Balloon Section and is buried in Basra War Cemetery.

03-Jan

Flt Cdt

VINCENT, FREDERICK CHARLES

He was killed whilst flying in DH9, B9383 of No. 1 Training Depot Station, which stalled and side-slipped into the ground from 300 ft at Wittering, he is Ford Park Cemetery. (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery.) (Pennycomequick)

06-Sep

AC2

VIVERS, FRANK (406938)

He had been discharged from the Dispersal Centre, Purfleet on 24 Feb 1919 but his cause of death is currently unknown and is buried in Bedford Cemetery.  Prior to discharge he had served as a Machinist with No  9 Aircraft Repair Depot.

 

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