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Casualties - January - May 1920


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 the airman died after 1 Jan 1919 and was still serving, rank shown is that shown on their service records regardless of what is shown on the CWGC register.

01-Jan

Lt

BRAMWELL, EDWARD HARGREAVES

An Equipment Officer he appears to have spent much time in and out of hospital from March 1919 until he died from tonsillitis and is buried in Hampton Cemetery.

01-Jan

Fg Off

PIPE, JAMES

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, E2538 of No 31 Sqn, which crashed after stalling in a climbing turn during a test flight and is commemorated on the Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial.

01-Jan

Cpl

SHARPLIN, FREDERICK ALFRED (288749)

He had been discharged on 16 Nov 1918 as unfit for further service whilst serving as a ? with Reserve Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Camberwell Old Cemetery.

02-Jan

AC1

COOPER, CHARLES (85014)

He had been transferred on 7 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve prior to which he had been serving as a Aircrafthand with No 1( Observers) School of Aerial Gunnery.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Nantwich (All Saints) Church Cemetery.

03-Jan

LAC

WOOD, GEORGE (103186)

He had been transferred on 11 Sep 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve having served as a Rigger (Aero) with No 7 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Edinburgh (North Merchiston) Cemetery.

04-Jan

AC2

FLYNN, JOHN ANDREW (268595)

He died in the King George V Military Hospital, Dublin from cellulites whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 6 Stores Depot and is buried in Grangegorman Military Cemetery.

04-Jan

2 Lt

KELLY, ROY HAMILTON

He had been discharged on 28 Sep 1919 after relinquishing his commission whilst under training with No 2 Cadet Wing.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Saskatoon (Woodlawn) Cemetery.

05-Jan

AC2

GETTY, DAVID (304188)

A Motor Cyclist with the MT Section, RAF Rhine, he was killed in a collision with two tram cars and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

07-Jan

Lt

PALMER, ALEC JOHN

A Kite Balloon Officer at No 17 Balloon Base, he died in the Northfield Hospital, Birmingham from an abscess on his back and is buried in Hadzor Churchyard.

08-Jan

Sgt

BLAKEMAN, WILLIAM VICTOR (39593)

He had been transferred on 9 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve prior to which he had been serving as a Fitter (General) with No 2 Aircraft Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Stone Cemetery, Staffordshire..

08-Jan

AC2

HUGGETT, HERBERT HENRY (115613)

He had been transferred on 4 Mar 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Telephone Operator with RAF Depot, Uxbridge.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Plumstead Cemetery.

10-Jan

Lt

WOOD, CHARLES CAMPBELL

Whilst serving at No. 1 Technical Wireless School, he was injured whilst rescuing a woman from drowning and died of his injuries in Finchley Hospital.  He is buried in East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium

13-Jan

Plt Off

ADAM, JOHN

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 1 Aug 1918 whilst serving as a Technical Officer with the Directorate of Research and died in the Central Hospital, Finchley from influenza.

14-Jan

LAC

DONALD, JACK GARDNER (65564)

He died, cause unknown, whilst he was on leave from No 2 Base Mechanical Transport Repair Depot, where he was serving as a Driver (Petrol) and is buried in Rushton (All Saints) Churchyard.

14-Jan

Boy

KING, WILFRID GEORGE (330686)

He died, cause unknown, in the Military Hospital, Parkhurst whilst serving with the School of Technical Training, Halton and is buried in Freshwater (All Saints) Churchyard.

14-Jan

Capt

WOODHEAD, HARRY TORDOFF

He had been discharged on 19 Mar 1919 after relinquishing his commission whilst serving as an Admin Officer with North-East Area.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Low Moor (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

16-Jan

Capt

BENNETT, WILLIAM HARRIS

He had been discharged on 10 Dec 1918 after relinquishing his commission on ceasing to be employed whilst serving as a Medical Officer with the RAF in the Field.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Heliopolis (Aden) Memorial.

16-Jan

Cpl

EVANS, THOMAS JOHN (313086)

He died, cause unknown whilst serving as a Motor Boat Coxswain with Isle of Grain and is buried in Islington Cemetery and Crematorium.

16-Jan

Pte 1 (AC1)

HALE, ALFRED GEORGE (63888)

He had been discharged on 12 Apr 1919 as unfit for further service whilst serving as a Fabric Worker with 'E' Section, RAF Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Bath (Locksbrook) Cemetery.

17-Jan

Fg Off

CARTER, GERALD MARK

He died from a gun shot wound, possibly whilst serving in Ireland and is buried in North Stoneham (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

18-Jan

Pte 2 (AC2)

DOLAN, CHRISTOPHER (309061)

He died in New End Military Hospital, Hampstead from an internal haemorrhage, prior to which he had served as a Labourer with Southern Aero Group, RAF Rhine and is buried in Grangegorman Memorial.

20-Jan

AC2

HALES, WALTER (265465)

He had been transferred on 25 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Driver (Petrol) with No 105 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Warton (St Oswald) Churchyard.

21-Jan

AC1

CARRO, WALTER JOHN (224622)

He was serving as a Carpenter with HQ No 47 "A" Sqn and died from typhus, he is commemorated on the Doiran Memorial.

22-Jan

AM1 (LAC)

CHAMBERS, RALPH JAMES (15787)

He had been transferred on 8 Mar 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Kite Balloon Telephonist with the Balloon Training Wing.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Cardiff (Cathays Cemetery.

23-Jan

AC1

BRUNDRED, WILLIAM (329969)

He died in a Military Hospital, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Aircrafthand with 'A' Sqn, RAF South Russia and is commemorated on the Haidar Pasha Memorial.

23-Jan

AC2

McINTOSH, JAMES WRIGHT (310300)

He had been transferred on 8 Jan 1920 to 'G' Class Reserve prior to which he had been serving as a Storeman with No 58 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis.

24-Jan

Sgt

PRITCHARD, ROBERT HENRY (405771)

He had been discharged on 4 Jul 1918 suffering from tubercle of the lungs having served as an Observer with No 22 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

31-Jan

Pte 1 (AC1)

KELSALL, JOHN JAMES (92419)

He had been transferred on 19 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve prior to which he had served as a Labourer with No 47 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Great Sankey (St Mary) Churchyard Extension.

01-Feb

AM2 (AC1)

GARDNER, JAMES (313732)

He had been transferred on 26 Jun 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve prior to which he had served as a Armourer with No 49 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Plympton St Maurice Nonconformist Burial Ground.

01-Feb

Flt Lt

WAIN, WILLIAM DOUSTEN

He died in hospital in Berlin from bronchopneumonia whilst serving with the Inter Allied Aeronautical Commission and is buried in Marlow Cemetery.

03-Feb

AM1 (LAC)

TOMPKINS, WILLIAM WATTS (28122)

He had been transferred on 25 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve prior to which he had served as a Fitter (MT) with No 1 (MT) Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Denver (St Mary's) Church Cemetery.

04-Feb

AM1 (LAC)

BUCKLEY, WILLIE (44044)

He had been discharged on 13 Jul 1919 as unit for further service prior to which he had been serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 28 Training Depot Station.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

07-Feb

AC2

BOORER, GEORGE SISLEY (408556)

He had been transferred on 9 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve prior to which he had been serving as an Armourer with No 19 Sqn.  He died at home from gassing and is buried in Dorking Cemetery.

08-Feb

Sqn Ldr

BOURKE, J P

He was serving in the Directorate of Airships at the Air Ministry and died from hemothorax and exhaustion, he is buried in Hammersmith Old Cemetery.

10-Feb

Sgt Maj 2

BANCE, HENRY DANIEL (148551)

He was killed in a motor accident whilst serving as a Non-Technical Quarter-master with No 8 Wing Mobile Disposal Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Woolwich Cemetery.

11-Feb

Lt

SUTHERLAND, JAMES HENRY RICHARDSON OBE, AFC

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 6 Mar 1919, prior to which he had been serving as a Test Pilot with No 3 (Northern) Aircraft Acceptance Park and died in Winnipeg, cause unknown, he is buried in West Kildonan Cemetery.

13-Feb

LAC

McGINLEY, MICHAEL (55591)

He died in the Military Hospital, Cotterera, Malta from pneumonia whilst en-route back to the UK, having served as a Driver with Baghdad Aircraft Park and is buried in Addolorata Cemetery.

17-Feb

AC2

DAWSON, ROBERT HENRY (332063)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Storeman with the 'X' Aircraft Depot and is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery.

17-Feb

LAC

SMITH, JOSEPH (57622)

He had been transferred on 14 Mar 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Storeman with No 3 Stores Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Lymm (St Mary) Churchyard.

19-Feb

Cpl

HOLGATE, DAVID (129920)

He died, cause unknown, at home whilst awaiting discharge having previously served as a Cook with No 2 Aircraft Acceptance Park and the RAF Depot, Uxbridge and is buried in Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery.

19-Feb

AM2

STAFFORD, JONATHAN (103224)

He had been discharged on 6 Dec 1918 as unfit for further service whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with the Reserve Depot, prior to which he had been with No 79 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Kirkburton (Kirkheaton) Cemetery.

20-Feb

LAC

HART, GEORGE WILLIAM (81984)

He died, cause unknown, in Bletchingley Hospital whilst serving as a Draughtsman with the Storage Park, Kenley and is buried in Rochford (St Andrew) Churchyard.

21-Feb

Fg Off

HOLLAND, HORACE LLOYD

He is presumed to have drowned in the Irish Sea whilst ferrying Bristol Fighter, H1567 of No 100 Sqn and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

21-Feb

Fg Off

PITHEY, CROYE ROTHER DFC and Bar

He is presumed to have drowned whilst flying Bristol Fighter, H1567 of No 2 Sqn, which went missing on a flight across the Irish Sea and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton

21-Feb

Plt Off

WALLER, HARDRESS De WARRENNE

He was killed whilst Bristol Fighter, H1621 of No 2 Sqn, which went missing on a flight across the Irish Sea and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

22-Feb

2 Lt

BATE, WILLIAM FRANKLIN

He was serving as a technical officer with No 274 Sqn when he was admitted to the Norfolk War Hospital, Norwich but was then transferred to the War Hospital in Reading with kidney problems from which he died and is buried in Reading Cemetery.

22-Feb

AC2

FULBROOK, WILLIAM JOHN (247678)

He died, cause unknown, whilst serving as an Aircrafthand with Drafting Station, Halton and is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

24-Feb

LAC

STEER, CHARLES FRANK

He died in the Observation Hospital, Upavon from pneumonia whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with the Central Flying School and is buried in Upavon Cemetery.

25-Feb

AM1

CAMPION, THOMAS ROBSON

He had been transferred on 1 Mar 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Carpenter with No 10 Training Depot Station.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Burnley Cemetery.

25-Feb

Pte 2 (AC2)

JONES, ALFRED GEORGE (126082)

He had been transferred on 23 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve prior to which he had served as a Labourer with No 2 School of Aerial Gunnery.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

25-Feb

Fg Off

MURCHISON, RODERICK JOHN

He died from self inflicted injuries (suicide?) whilst serving at the Aircraft Servicing Depot in Alexandria and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

28-Feb

Sgt

STAMPER, GEORGE (211461)

He had been transferred on 7 Mar 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Carpenter at Howden.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Appleby Cemetery.

01-Mar

AC1

CALLINGHAM, GEORGE THOMAS (409240)

He had been transferred on 24 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Labourer with No 1 Sub-unit, GDU.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Worplesdon (St Mary) Churchyard.

03-Mar

AC2

BARWICK, GUY SPENCER (340727)

He died in the Military Hospital, Canterbury from pneumonia whilst serving as a Driver (Petrol) with No 2 Section, RAF Depot and is buried in Canterbury Cemetery, Kent.

04-Mar

AC2

COLLYER, J R (340686)

He had enlisted in early March 1920 but his service records have not yet been located.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

09-Mar

Flt Sgt

CHEER, BENJAMIN HARVEY (6516)

He was serving as a Photographer with No 208 Sqn when he died in 26 Stationary Hospital from pneumonia, and is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

10-Mar

Pte 2 (AC2)

JONES, THOMAS JOHN (130350)

He had been discharged on 12 Mar 1919 as unfit for further service whilst serving as a Batman with No 2 Aeroplane Supply Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery..

11-Mar

2 Lt

CROSS, GEORGE JOHN

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 20 Jan 1919 shortly after graduating as a pilot with No 112 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Twickenham Cemetery.

12-Mar

AC1

BLEAKEN, FRED (75766)

He had been transferred on 18 Aug 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve prior to which he had been serving as a Batman with No 5 Sqn.  He died at home from gassing and is buried in Hawkesbury Cemetery, Gloucestershire.

12-Mar

AM2 (AC1)

WOOD, FRANK (98954)

He had been transferred on 8 Mar 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Draughtsman with No 8 Aircraft Acceptance Park.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Mils Hill Baptist Chapelyard.

14-Mar

2 Lt

GODFREY, CHESTER HAROLD

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 1 Feb 1919 whilst still under training.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Godfrey (Piccadilly) Cemetery.

14-Mar

2 Lt

SCRIVEN, SIDNEY ALBERT

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 9 Feb 1919 having previously served as a pilot with No 98 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Badgeworth (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

16-Mar

AC2

PULLEN, WILLIAM GEORGE (23165)

He died in Halton General Hospital from acute broncho-pneumonia and pulmonary TB whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with 2 Section, RAF Depot and is buried in Checkendon (SS. Peter and Paul) Churchyard.

18-Mar

AC2

BUNTING, ROBERT HARRY (103144)

He died in the War Hospital, Reading from nephritis whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with E' Section, Depot Detachment, Halton and is buried in Reading Cemetery.

19-Mar

Flt Lt

CARROLL, PATRICK MORDAUNT

A Medical Officer, he died in the City Hospital, Edinburgh form Pulmonary Tuberculosis and is buried in Edinburgh (Mount Vernon) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

19-Mar

AC2

POWELL, JAMES (336224)

He died on No 26 Stationary Hospital from pneumonia whilst serving with "B" Sqn and is buried in Port Said War Memorial Cemetery.

20-Mar

Fg Off

DEANE, WILLIAM MC

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, F4447 of No 20 Sqn crashed during a bombing raid on Sherrani on the NWF.  He was buried near the crash scene but is now commemorated on the Delhi Memorial (India Gate).

20-Mar

Obs Off

GORDON, ROBERT BISSETT DFC

He was killed in action whilst flying in Bristol F2B, F4447 of No 20 Sqn crashed during a bombing raid on Sherrani on the NWF and is commemorated on the Delhi Memorial (India Gate).

20-Mar

Pte 2 (AC2)

MASON, ERNEST RODEN (277284)

He had been transferred on 8 Mar 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve having previously served as a Labourer on HMS Vindictive and at Leuchars  .  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Newcastle-under-Lyme Cemetery.

20-Mar

AC2

REEVES, HENRY EDWARD (82152)

He was killed in an accident whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) at the Seaplane Station, Dundee.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis.

21-Mar

Fg Off

COURTENAY-DUNN, ADRIAN LANCELOT

He was serving with No 99  Sqn and died from wounds (burns) in No 27 Casualty Clearing Station caused by bomb fragments and is commemorated on the Delhi Memorial (India Gate).

22-Mar

Pte 1 (AC1)

WALLEY, GEORGE (145819)

He had been transferred on 18 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Labourer with the School of Special Flying, Gosport.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Nantwich (All Saints) Church Cemetery.

23-Mar

AC2

BARRY, JOHN BELTON (289122)

He had been transferred on 5 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Batman with 52 Training Depot Station, Cramlington.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery.

23-Mar

Lt

PROTHERO, OSMUND IVOR

He had been returned to his unit on 21 Dec 1918 whilst training as a pilot/observer with No 2 Cadet Wing.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Aylesbury Cemetery.

24-Mar

2 Lt

PETIPAS, HUBERT EDWARD

He had returned to Canada in September 1919 and was awaiting discharge when he died, cause unknown, in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, previously having been undergoing training as a pilot with 20 Training Depot Station and is unknown but he is buried in Tracadie (St Peter's Church) Cemetery.

25-Mar

AC2

BOOMER, JOHN PETER (299443)

He had been transferred on 20 Feb 1920 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Labourer with the RAF Depot, Rouen.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Glasnevin (or Prospect) Cemetery.

25-Mar

AC2

CHAPMAN, ROBERT (265802)

He died in the Newcastle Hospital, cause unknown whilst serving as a Aircrafthand at East Fortune and is buried in Leeds (Armley) Cemetery.

25-Mar

AC2

DACK, WILLIAM (135213)

He had been transferred on 4 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Packer with No 9 Aircraft Acceptance Park.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Barnstaple Cemetery.

25-Mar

Sgt

SMITH, STANLEY CLARENCE (3526)

He died at sea, cause unknown, whilst proceeding to India, prior to which he had served as a Armourer with No 105 Sqn and he is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

28-Mar

Pte 2 (AC2)

HARMAN, EDMUND (263579)

He had been transferred on 31 Jan 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve from the Dispersal Centre, Purfleet, having previously served as a Labourer with No 5 Cadet Wing.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Luton Church Burial Ground.

31-Mar

Pte 2 (AC2)

EGAN, JOHN (269489)

He had been discharged on 10 Jan 1919 as unfit for further service from the Depot Detachment, Halton Camp, having previously served as a Batman with No 209 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery.

01-Apr

Fg Off

JAQUES, JOHN BARCLAY MC, DFC

He was killed in an aircraft crash between Khartoum and Cairo, whilst flying in Handley Page O/400, F302 of No 216 Sqn and is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

01-Apr

AC2

MELDRUM, REGGIE COLIN (331357)

A Rigger, he was killed in an aircraft crash between Khartoum and Cairo, whilst flying in Handley Page O/400, F302 of No 216 Sqn and is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

01-Apr

Plt Off

SIBLEY, DESMOND WILKIE

He was killed in an aircraft crash between Khartoum and Cairo, whilst flying in Handley Page O/400, F302 of No 216 Sqn and is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

01-Apr

Sgt

WADEY, EDMUND WEST DFM

He was killed in an aircraft crash between Khartoum and Cairo, whilst flying in Handley Page O/400, F302 of No 216 Sqn and is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

02-Apr

Sgt

PARKS, GEORGE (314820)

A Rigger, he drowned accidentally in the Suez Canal whilst en-route to India and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

03-Apr

Pte 2

MARCH, JOSEPH (145620)

He had been discharged on 9 Oct 1918 as unfit for further service whilst serving as a Labourer with the School of Technical Training.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery.

04-Apr

AC2

POLLER, CHARLES ALFRED (289553)

He had been transferred on 19 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Driver (Petrol) with No 2 Aircraft Acceptance Park.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery.

07-Apr

Cpl

ADAMS, WILLIAM THOMAS FREDERICK (245866)

A Clerk (Stores), he was serving with No 114 Sqn and died in the Station Hospital at Ambala after being admitted for peritonitis, he is commemorated on the Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial.

07-Apr

AC2

HARDING, EDWARD ROBERT (329713)

He died in Halton General Hospital from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as a Clerk (General) with the RAF Depot, Halton and is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

07-Apr

Cpl

PHILLPOTT, HERBERT FRANK (65748)

He had been transferred after 25 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Aircrafthand with the Armament School, Uxbridge.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

07-Apr

AC2

TANNER, ARTHUR RAYMOND (263768)

He had been discharged on 16 Oct 1919 suffering from tubercle of the lung whilst serving as a Fitter (General) on HMHS Garth Castle.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

08-Apr

AM1 (LAC)

CLARKE, FREDERICK EDWARD (43903)

He had been transferred on 7 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Carpenter with Engine Repair Shop.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Middlewich Cemetery.

09-Apr

Pte 2 (AC2)

LLOYD, ERNEST (127478)

He had been transferred on 3 May 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Labourer with No 2 Aircraft Repair Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Ruyton (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

10-Apr

Cpl

HARGREAVES, HARGREAVES (22011)

He had been discharged on 13 May 1919 as unfit for further service whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 51 Training Depot Station.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Inghamite Church, Wheatley Carr.

10-Apr

AC2

STEWART, BENJAMIN (105848)

He had been transferred on 31 Jan 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Labourer with 31 Training Depot Station.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery.

12-Apr

AC2

HILL, JOHN WILLIAM (135818)

He had been discharged on 22 May 1919 as unfit for further service whilst serving as a Labourer with No 1 Aircraft Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in West Bromwich Cemetery.

12-Apr

AC1

WICKS, ROWLAND KEMMIS (244371)

He had been discharged on 24 Jul 1919 as medically unfit for further service whilst serving as a Driver (Petrol) with HQ, No 9 Wing.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery.

13-Apr

Sgt

REEVE, ARTHUR (48008)

He had been transferred on 9 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Clerk (General) with HQ, No 83 Wing.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Tottenham Cemetery.

16-Apr

Fg Off

PUGHE, ROBERT

He was killed whilst flying Bristol Fighter, F4627 of No 5 Sqn, which crashed at Loralei Landing Ground and is commemorated on the Delhi Memorial (India Gate).

16-Apr

Pte 2

TISDALL, HARRY ERNEST (120561)

He had been discharged on 28 Sep 1918 as unfit for further service whilst serving as a Carpenter with the Reserve Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Watford Cemetery.

17-Apr

AC2

FLYNN, DENIS (332133)

He died in the Military Hospital, Edinburgh from encephalitis lethergica whilst serving as a Aircrafthand with Fleet Aircraft Depot, Donibristle.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Durrow Catholic Churchyard.

17-Apr

LAC

MARTIN, CLARENCE LORD (130337)

He had been discharged on 2 Sep 1919 as physically unfit for further service whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 4 Aircraft Acceptance Park.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Rilla Mill Methodist Chapelyard.

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

MARTIN, ERNEST (114259)

A Drill Instructor, he was probably serving with the Port Detachment at Victoria Dock when he reported missing from his home and possibly drowned in the Thames or one of the London docks, he is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

17-Apr

Lt

OSTLER, JOHN ERIC

A Dirigible Officer, he had relinquished his commission on the grounds of ill health on 7 Dec 1918 and died in the RAF Central Hospital, Finchley from general tuberculosis.  He is buried in or was cremated at East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium.

19-Apr

Pte 2 (AC2)

JONES, ROBERT THOMAS (162656)

He had been discharged on 14 Mar 1919 as unfit for further service whilst serving as a Labourer with School of Technical Training, Halton.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Llanrhos (or Eglwys-Rhos) (SS. Eleri and Mary) Churchyard.

26-Apr

AC2

BONNER, FREDERICK WILLIAM (331675)

He was serving as a Driver (Petrol) with No 70 Sqn and died from injuries sustained in a motor accident in Cairo, he is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

26-Apr

AC2

SQUIBBS, ARTHUR GEORGE (327454)

He died in the Joyce Green Military Hospital from scarlet fever whilst serving as a Aircrafthand/Machinist with the Depot Detachment, Halton Camp and is buried in Gravesend Cemetery.

27-Apr

Pte 2

JONES, JOHN PERON (244842)

He had been discharged on 3 Jan 1919 with a disability pension whilst serving as a Labourer with No 2 Aeroplane Supply Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Broughton (St Paul) Churchyard.

28-Apr

AC2

BONAS, FRANK HERBERT (106870)

He was serving as a Machinist with 7th Wing at Coal Aston and died in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley from tuberculosis of the intestine, he is buried in Netley Military Cemetery.

28-Apr

AC2

HOOPER, HECTOR McDONALD (246033)

He had been transferred on 26 Feb 1920 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Carpenter with the MT Repair Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Bromley Hill Cemetery.

28-Apr

AC2

WESTON, ROBERT REDVERS (332612)

He died from self inflicted injuries whilst serving as a n Aircrafthand at the Aeroplane Supply Depot, Egypt and is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery.

29-Apr

AC2

BASS, GERALD TIPPING (165985)

A Fitter (Aero Engine) he was killed whilst flying a crew member in Felixstowe F5, N4044 of No 230 Sqn, flown by Sqn Ldr E R Moon, inexplicably entered a spin at 1,500 ft and he was unable to recover before the boat hit the water and broke up. He was killed in the impact and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

29-Apr

Fg Off

FYFIELD, ALBERT JOHN

He was killed whilst flying a crew member in Felixstowe F5, N4044, flown by Sqn Ldr E R Moon, inexplicably entered a spin at 1,500 ft and he was unable to recover before the boat hit the water and broke up. He was killed in the impact and is buried in Felixstowe (SS. Peter and Paul) Churchyard

29-Apr

Sqn Ldr

MOON, EDWIN ROWLAND DSO and Bar

He was killed whilst flying Felixstowe F5, N4044, which inexplicably entered a spin at 1,500 ft and he was unable to recover before the boat hit the water and broke up. He was killed in the impact and is buried in Southampton Old Cemetery.

29-Apr

Cpl

WILSON, JOSIAH GEORGE HERBERT (21115)

He died in 35 Casualty Clearing Station from septicaemia whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with No 12 Sqn and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

30-Apr

Cdt

BOWERMAN, HORACE EDWIN (184450)

He had been discharged on 11 Dec 1918 before being transferred to 'G' Class Reserve on 7 Jan 1919.  Prior to discharge he had been training as a Pilot with No 1 Cadet Wing.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Cullompton Cemetery.

30-Apr

AC2

SMITH, AUBREY LAWRENCE (263755)

He died in the Military Hospital, Dublin from traumatic bronchitis whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 105 Sqn and is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

30-Apr

LAC

WALKER, JOHN WILKIE (130334)

He died in No 20 Stationary British Hospital, Constantinople from typhus whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 47 Sqn and is buried in Haidar Pasha Cemetery.

30-Apr

AM1

WATSON, ALFRED EDWARD (36451)

He had been discharged on 4 Nov 1918 as medically unfit for further service whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 35 Training Depot Station.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Epsom Cemetery.

02-May

Pte 1 (AC1)

SMITH, WILLIAM THOMS BADFORD (301062)

He had been transferred on 2 Sep 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve having previously served as a Telephone Operator with HQ Training Brigade, Middle East.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Canterbury Cemetery, Kent.

03-May

Sqn Ldr

ANSTEY, CHISHOLM WILFRED

He died at home as the result of heart failure and pulmonary TB, whilst recuperating from an operation the previous year and is buried in Fleet (All Saints) Churchyard.

04-May

Pte 2

BILSBOROUGH, RICHARD (144772)

He had been discharged on 16 Aug 1918 as unfit for further service prior to which he had been serving as a Labourer with the Reserve Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Lancaster Cemetery, Lancashire.

06-May

2 Lt

WORKMAN, GUY

He had been serving as a Technical Officer with No 58 Sqn when he was invalided home in 1919 to the Central Hospital, Finchley but was then transferred to the Tor-na-Dee Sanitorium, Murtle where he died and is buried in Woodchester (Church of the Annunciation) Churchyard

10-May

Clk 3 (AC2)

BEATON, ALEX JAMES (161602)

He had been discharged on 10 Jan 1919 as unfit for further service whilst serving as a Clerk (General) with Centrel Pay Office, Woking.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Aberdeen (Allenvale) Cemetery.

12-May

Lt

HADDON, WILLIAM

He had relinquished his commission on 1 Mar 1929 on account of ill health, prior to which he had been serving as a Technical Officer with the Ground Armament School, Eastchurch.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Ogley Hay (St James) Churchyard Extension.

14-May

AC1

CULLEN, EDWARD KEOGH (197335)

He had been discharged on 19 Sep 1919 as unfit for further service having previously served as a Clerk (General) in Malta.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Glasnevin (or Prospect) Cemetery.

15-May

AC1

ROYAL, ALFRED THOMAS

He died in the RAF Hospital, Halton from pulmonary tuberculosis whilst serving as an Aircrafthand with No 7 Stores Distribution Park and is buried in Knowbury (St Paul) Churchyard.

15-May

LAC

TINKLER, JOSEPH (144584)

He had been transferred on 2 Dec 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve having previously served as a Driver (Petrol) with the Base Depot, Constantinople.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery.

16-May

Cpl

THOMAS, JOHN (306702)

He had been discharged on 26 Jan 1919 as unfit for further service as a result of tuberculosis of the lungs whilst serving as an Instructor (Music)? with the RAF Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Recruits Depot.  Grangegorman Military Cemetery.

17-May

Fg Off

DE PENCIER, JOHN DARTNELL

He was killed flying either Bristol Fighter, D8059 or H1566 of No 12 Sqn which collided with each other near Cologne.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

17-May

Flt Lt

RIDLEY, CYRIL BURFIELD DSC

He was killed flying either Bristol Fighter, D8059 or H1566 of No 12 Sqn which collided with each other near Cologne.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

18-May

Pte 2

DUNNE, HUGH (133578)

He had been discharged on  3 Sep 1918 as unfit for further service prior to which he had been serving as a Batman with No 192 Training Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Portlaoighise (St Peter and Paul) Cemetery.

19-May

AC2

JOBEY, STANLEY ROBERT (139416)

He had been transferred on 2 Jan 1920 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No. 5 (Eastern) Aircraft Repair Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Byker and Heaton) Cemetery.

20-May

Lt

GRIMSHAW, ALBERT V S

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 2 Mar 1920 having previously served as a pilot with the Electrical and Wireless School.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Kirkby Stephen Cemetery.

20-May

LAC

GUNN, THOMAS (122814)

He was serving as a Fitter (General) at the Armament and Gunnery School at Eastchurch and died in the Royal Naval Hospital, Chatham from measles and septicaemia, he is buried in Cadder Cemetery.

20-May

AC1

SUTHERLAND, JAMES (127252)

He had been transferred on 21 Oct 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Tinsmith with the Base MT Repair Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery.  CWGC gives his rank as Corporal but his records only show him as an AC1.

24-May

Boy

WATSON, FRANK LOUIS (90745)

He died in the Military Hospital, Edmonton from injuries sustained in a car accident whilst serving at the Inland Area Aircraft Depot and is buried in South Ealing Cemetery.

24-May

AM1 (LAC)

WINSTANLEY, WILLIAM THOMAS (13983)

He had been transferred on 17 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve prior to which he had been serving as an Electrician with No 84 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Hammersmith Old Cemetery.

27-May

Fg Off

BIRD, CLARENCE OSCAR DFC

He was flying Bristol Fighter, D7927 of No 70 Sqn with A/Cdre R M Groves, when their aircraft spun in after running out of fuel at Almaza in Egypt.  He is buried in Cairo New British Protestant Cemetery.

27-May

A/Cdre

GROVES, ROBERT MARSLAND CB, DSO, DFC

He was the AOC, Middle East Area and was killed when Bristol Fighter, D7927 of No 70 Sqn, being flown by Fg Off C O Bird, spun in after running out of fuel at Almaza.  He is buried in Cairo New British Protestant Cemetery. 

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