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RAF Casualties 1920 - A - J


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.

27-Aug

AC2

ABEL, WILLIAM A. (340923)

He was serving as an Hospital Orderly with No 238 Sqn, RAF Cattewater when he died suddenly from apoplexy and is buried in Hooe (St John) Churchyard Extension.

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.

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.

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.

15-Dec

AC2

BAMBURY, FREDERICK JAMES (125057)

He had been discharged on 14 Feb 1920 suffering from dementia with paralysis prior to which he had been serving as a Carpenter with No 28 Training Depot Station.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Manchester (Philips Park) 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.

14-Oct

AC2

BARBER, WILLIAM SAMUEL CHARLES (326740)

He was serving as a Fitter/Driver (Petrol) at the Electrical and Wireless School, Flowerdown and was considered to have committed suicide by hanging himself, he is buried in Winchester (West Hill) Old 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.

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.

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.

09-Sep

Cpl

BASSENGER, HENRY GEORGE (23052)

He had been transferred on 12 Jun 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve prior to which he had been held with 'E' Section, RAF Depot Detachment, Halton following his repatriation as a PoW.  He had been captured on 18 Aug 1917 whilst serving as an Aerial Gunner with No 59 Sqn and his cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Woodgrange Park Cemetery, East Ham.

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.

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 Central Pay Office, Woking.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Aberdeen (Allenvale) Cemetery.

28-Aug

Pte

BELL, CHARLES PILSWORTH (174782)

He had been discharged on 28 Feb 1919 as physically unfit for further service whilst serving as a Aircrafthand with Reserve Depot, Canada.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Vancouver (Mountain View) Cemetery.

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.

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.

03-Oct

Pte 2

BINES, IVOR CYRIL (124450)

He had been discharged on 24 Jun 1918 as medically unfit for further service whilst training as a Rigger (Aero) with the School of Technical Training.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Cardiff (Cathays 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.

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..

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.

22-Sep

Fg Off

BOCKETT-PUGH, HENRY CHARLES EDWARD DFC

He was serving with No 84 Sqn in Iraq and was shot down whilst dropping food in DH9A, F2838 to the stranded vessel 'Greenfly'.  Landing in a river at Samawahon he was seen to wade ashore but was captured and later killed at Dangatora.  He is commemorated on the Basra Memorial.

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.

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.

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.

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 haemothorax and exhaustion, he is buried in Hammersmith Old 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.

12-Jul

AC2

BRAITHWAITE, PERCY (269150)

A Fitter (Aero Engine), he was flying with Fg Off V O Reynolds on a test flight in DH9A, F1646 of No 24 Sqn from Kenley but at between 200-300 ft the engine stopped and they crashed, the aircraft catching fire.  He his buried in Coventry (St Paul's) Cemetery.

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.

12-Aug

AC2

BRIAN, ALEXANDER JAMES (342543)

He was serving as a Fitter (Armourer) with 'T' Section, RAF Depot, Uxbridge and died in the RAF Hospital, Halton from a perforated gastric ulcer, he is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

27-Nov

Sgt

BROOKS, WALTER (2687)

He had been transferred on 29 Dec 1919 to 'G' Class reserve prior to which he had been serving as an Carpenter with No 222 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Middlewich 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.

15-Aug

Capt

BUCHANAN, EDWARD LAWRIE

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 17 Apr 1919, prior to which he had been serving as a Kite Balloon Officer with Polegate Airship Station. His cause of death is unknown, but is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War 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.

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.

12-Jun

AC2

BURKE, MARTIN (126439)

He had been discharged after 3 Feb 1919 with a disability pension prior to which he had been serving as a Labourer with No 72 Training Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery.

06-Jul

Flt Sgt

BUSHELL, ARTHUR (2544)

He had been discharged on 8 Nov 1919 as surplus to RAF requirements prior to which he had been serving as a Blacksmith.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Womenswold (St Margaret) Churchyard.

16-Jun

AC2

BUTLER, THOMAS WALTER (80765)

He had been discharged on 1 Feb 1919 as unfit for further service prior to which he had been serving as a Painter with No 1 (Southern) Aircraft Repair Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

02-Sep

Fg Off

BUTOW, JOHN MICHEAL

He was initially admitted to hospital in 1918 suffering with Pleurisy as a 2 Lt at No 48 Training Depot Station.  He remained in hospital throughout 1919 and was eventually transferred to a hospital in South Africa, where he died from tuberculosis and is buried in Cape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery.

03-Sep

Obs Off

BYRNE, BRENNAN CLAUDE SYDNEY

He was killed whilst flying in DH9, D9824 of No 47 Sqn spun into the ground at Almaza after stalling in a turn and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

01-Dec

AC2

CADDY, ALBERT HENRY (300429)

He had been discharged on 30 Jan 1919 as unfit for further service, suffering from pulmonary TB prior to which he had been serving as a Batman with the Balloon Training Wing.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Beverley (Queensgate) 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.

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.

14-Oct

AC1

CARPENTER, FRANK (242281)

He had been transferred on 23 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Clerk (General) with the London Photo Centre.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Highgate Cemetery.

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.

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.

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.

07-Aug

AC2

CARTER, PATRICK (333679)

He probably enlisted on 14 Aug 1919 and was serving with No 6 Sqn when he died in 23 British Stationary Hospital from heatstroke, he is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.  His records have so far not been located.

23-Aug

Plt Off

CEMERY, THOMAS GEORGE

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 15 Jul 1920, prior to which he had been serving as a Admin Officer with Fleet Aircraft Repair Depot, Donibristle.  He died from natural causes and is buried in Edinburgh (Morningside) Cemetery.

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.

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.

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.

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.

25-Aug

AC2

COLE, PERCY V (302384)

He had been transferred on 15 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Aircrafthand with South-East Area Flying Instructors School, Shoreham.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Great Bentley (St Mary) Churchyard.

18-Nov

Cpl

COLE, WILLIAM (290074)

He had been discharged on 27 Jan 1919 on medical grounds whilst serving as an Aircrafthand at Pulham.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Grangegorman Military Cemetery.

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.

30-Dec

AC2

CONLAN, JAMES W (138912)

He was serving as a Wireless Operator with No 30 Sqn when he committed suicide by cutting his throat and is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

05-Aug

AC1

COOMBS, ARTHUR (246189)

He was serving as a Motor Cyclist with "X" Engine Repair Depot and died in the Military Hospital at Ras-el-Tin from dysentery, he is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial 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.

19-Jun

AC2

COOPER, WILLIAM (261887)

He had been discharged on 4 Feb 1919 as unfit for further service whilst serving as a Labourer with RAF Depot, Halton.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Willenhall Cemetery.

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).

18-Dec

AC1

CRADOCK, JAMES EDWARD (93767)

He had been transferred on 15 Nov 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve prior to which he had been serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 7 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Abney Park 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.

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.

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.

22-Oct

Flt Sgt

DAVIES, WILLIAM JOHN (8952)

He had been transferred on 9 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Clerk (General) with Equipment & Personnel Depot, Chingford  .  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Ystrad Mynach (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

12-Dec

AM1

DAVISON, JOHN HUTCHINSON (342352)

He should have enlisted in July 1920 and probably served with No 11 Irish Wing.  .  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Alnwick 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-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.

28-Jun

Flt Sgt

DE VIELL, CHARLES ERNEST (6162)

A Rigger (Aero), he was killed in an accident at RAF Martlesham Heath when Buzzard F4, H7746 fell off trestles, crushing him and is buried in Exeter (Exwick or St Thomas) 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).

18-Sep

LAC

DELLOW, LEONARD ALFRED (60764)

An Armourer, he was killed whilst flying in RE8, D4698 of No 30 Sqn, which spun into the ground from 300 ft at Kasvin and is buried in Tehran War Cemetery.

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.

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.

30-Jul

AC2

DOVE, WALLACE (149027)

He was serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) at "X" Engine Repair Depot and died in Ras-el-Tin Military Hospital from burns sustained in an accident, he is buried Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery.

09-Nov

Clk 3

DRAYTON, WILLIAM GEORGE (164637)

He had been discharged on 12 Oct 1918 after only five months service whilst serving as a Clerk or Storeman at Bicester.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Gateshead (Saltwell) Cemetery.  CWGC states his rank was Corporal but his records do not confirm this.

21-Sep

Fg Off

DREW, JOHN

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 24 Jun 1920, prior to which he had been serving as a Technical Officer with the Directorate of Lands, a role he continued to fulfil as a civilian and died in the RAF Central Hospital, Finchley from a malignant endocardiac condition, he is buried in East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium..

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.

03-Nov

AC2

EARL, JAMES BRADFORD PURDIE (165660)

He was serving as a Drill Instructor at the School of Technical Training (Manston) and died in Shorncliffe Military Hospital from catarrhal jaundice and is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis.

07-Aug

Sgt

EDWARDS, WALTER (340327)

He was serving as an Aircrafthand with No 30 Sqn and died from heatstroke, he is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

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.

09-Dec

Fg Off

ESSELL, ROBERT NARCISSUS

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, D7867 of No 6 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Tauk during a ferry flight to Kirkuk and is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

28-Jul

LAC

EVANS, JOHN (39333)

He had been transferred on 25 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 39 Training Depot Station.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley) Cemetery.

09-Sep

AC2

EVANS, PHILIP WALTER (342011)

He died in Ramsgate General Hospital from Peritonitis following appendicitis whilst under training as a Rigger (Aero) with the School of Technical Training (Men), Manston and is buried in Sidcup (St John) Churchyard.

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.

04-Nov

Fg Off

FENWICK, HORACE EDGAR

He was serving with No 24 Sqn and was killed whilst flying as the passenger in Bristol Fighter, F4852, which struck a tree in fog whilst returning from a wireless exercise at Winchester, he is buried in St Albans Cemetery.

27-Oct

Lt

FERGUSON, JOHN ALVIN ARTHUR

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 20 Feb 1919 shortly after being repatriated from being a Prisoner of War.  He was captured in March 1918 whilst serving as a Pilot with No 62 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Toronto (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery.

14-Jun

Fg Off

FITZGERALD-EAGER, NEALE

He died from exposure whilst flying Bristol F2B, E2293 of No 14 Sqn which crashed in the Sinai Desert near Nekhl after flying off course and is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.  His records state that his death was accepted for official purposes as having occurred on 21 Jan 1920.

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.

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.

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.

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

13-Jun

AC1

GARDINER, LEONARD JAMES (334315)

He was serving as a Clerk (General) at the Aircraft Park, Iraq and accidentally drowned in the River Tigris whilst bathing, he is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

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.

18-Oct

Obs Off

GARNER, ERNEST JAMES

He was killed when Fairey IIIB, N9257 of  H.M.S. "Pegasus" spun into the sea after take off .  His pilot Fg Off F H Isaac was injured and Garner is buried in Haidar Pasha Cemetery.

19-Jul

AC1

GATES, JOHN GEORGE (329300)

He was serving as a Storeman (Group 4) at the Stores Depot, Egypt and died from hyperpyrexia, he is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery.

28-Jun

Pte

GENOVESE, L (360191)

He was a locally recruited Maltese airman and his cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Addolorata 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.

09-Oct

Pte

GLOVER, THOMAS HENRY (61142)

He had been transferred on 25 Mar 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Batman with No 17 Reserve Lorry Park.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Rawtenstall Cemetery.

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.

29-Nov

AC1

GOODILL, ARTHUR LEONARD (295261)

A Fitter (Aero Engine), he was killed when DH10, E9062 of No 216 Sqn crashed whilst approaching to land.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.  Fg Off C O Rigden was also killed whilst Fg Off S T B Cripps was seriously injured.

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).

16-Jul

AC2

GRADY, MATTHEW (299147)

He committed suicide whilst serving as a Batman at the RAF Cadet College, Cranwell and is buried in Edinburgh Eastern 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

03-Oct

Flt Lt

HALSTED, FRANCIS NEVILLE DSC, DFC

He was serving at the Seaplane Repair Base, Feneraki, Turkey and is believed to have drowned following the collision of a tug and the motor launch in which he was travelling, he is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

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.

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.

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.

02-Jul

Cpl

HARRIS, GEORGE THOMAS (36530)

He had been transferred on 24 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 27 Training Depot Station.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Eversholt (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

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.

30-Jul

Fg Off

HAVELOCK-SUTTON, GEORGE HENRY MC

He died in Halton General Hospital from natural causes (acute nephirtis) whilst serving as an Admin Officer (Accounts) at the School of Technical Training and is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

25-Jun

AC2

HEATH, REDVERS ROBERT (232637)

He died in hospital at Quetta following an operation for appendicitis whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 5 Sqn and is commemorated on the Delhi Memorial (India Gate).

20-Aug

AC2

HEDGES, ERNEST HAROLD (85504)

He had been transferred on 16 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a KBS Telephonist with the Balloon Training Wing.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Harbone (St Peter) Churchyard.

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.

17-Oct

Fg Off

HILLS, WILLIAM HENRY

He was serving as an Admin Officer at No 1 Stores Depot (Medical Stores) when he committed suicide by corrosive sublimate poisoning and is buried in Greenwich Cemetery.

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.

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.

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.

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.

02-Aug

Fg Off

HUTCHINSON, HAROLD

He died of injuries sustained the previous day when Bristol Fighter, H1462 of  6 Sqn, spun in from 3,000 ft. He is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

15-Jul

Capt

ILLINGWORTH, MICHAEL OSIVE

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List 9 Apr 1919, prior to which he had been serving as a Instructor with the School of Technical Training.  He cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Heysham (St Peter) Churchyard.

07-Dec

Capt

IRA-SMITH, HERBERT WILLIAM EDWIN

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 19 Sep 1919, prior to which he had been serving as a Admin Officer with No 16 Training Depot, Egypt.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Tehran War Cemetery.

22-Sep

Cdt

JAMES, WALLACE HENRY (171261)

He had been discharged on 28 Dec 1918 as surplus to RAF requirements whilst under training in Canada.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Hamilton 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.

04-Jun

Pte 2 (AC2)

JARDINE, JAMES GILLIS (170158)

He had been discharged on 22 May 1919 as physically unfit for further service whilst serving with the Reserve Depot, Canada.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Vancouver (Mountain View) Cemetery.

12-Jun

AC1

JARMAN, ALBERT

He had been transferred on 17 Nov 1919 to 'E' Class Reserve prior to which he had been serving as a Fitter (MT) with the Base MT Depot.  He died at home, cause unknown and is buried in Walthamstow (Queen's Road) Cemetery.

25-Dec

LAC

JEFFREYS, DAVID JOHN (96585)

He had been transferred on 5 Feb 1920 to 'G' Class Reserve prior to which he had been serving as a Aircrafthand with Aeroplane Supply Depot, Egypt.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Llanymynech (St Agatha) Churchyard.

13-Sep

AC2

JOBE, DAVID (283245)

He had been transferred on 25 May 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve having previously served as a Aircrafthand with No 5 Balloon Wing.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (All Saints) 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.

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.

02-Jun

Pte 2

JONES, J (191351)

He had been discharged on 10 Sep 1918, possibly due to being unfit for service having enlisted in June 1918 at the age of 47 and briefly served with No 33 Wing.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Wolverhampton Borough 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.

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.

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..

20-Dec

Lt (Fg Off)

JOYCE, JAMES ALFRED

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 26 Apr 1920 and died in Gillingham Hospital.  Prior to discharge he had been serving at the School of Technical Training (Boys) and is buried in Gillingham (Woddlands) Cemetery.

 

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