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RAF Casualties 1919 - U & V


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

22-Feb

Lt

UNDERHILL, REUBEN JAMES

He died in Shorncliffe Military Hospital from pneumonia 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

2AM

UNDERWOOD, J H

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.

19-Nov

Lt

URWIN, WILFRED

He died from pneumonia and is buried in Tynemouth (Preston) 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

1AM

VAUGHAN, LAURENCE

He died from bronchopneumonia whilst serving with No 79 Sqn and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

17-Mar

Sgt

VICARY, GEORGE ARTHUR

He was probably returning from Malta when he died from influenza and bronchopneumonia in France and is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.

18-Feb

Capt

VICKERS, STEPHEN WYNNE MC, DFC

He died in No 4 Northern General Hospital in Lincoln from influenza and is buried in Norbury (St Thomas) Churchyard.

05-Jan

AC2

VICKERY, E L

He died from gangrene in the lung whilst serving 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)

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

21-Jan

3AM

UPTON, HARRY EVELYN

Nottingham Church Cemetery

25-Jan

3AM

UTTON, ARTHUR WILLIAM THOMAS

Photographic Sect.  Bromsgrove Cemetery

31-Jan

Sgt

VALENTINE, ROBERT

Depot (Halton).  Glasgow (Lambhill) Cemetery

06-Sep

1AM

VIVERS, FRANK

9th Aircraft Repair Depot.  Bedford Cemetery, Beds

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