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Casualties - January - December 1921


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.

 1 Jan

AC2

AGER, JOHN THOMAS (145422)

He had been transferred on 15 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Aircrafthand with No 63 Training Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery.

2 Jan

AC1

CHINN, HEDLEY WALTER (240879)

He had been transferred on 24 Feb 1920 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Wireless Operator with No 10 Group.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Middlezoy (Holy Cross) Churchyard.

8 Jan

2 Lt

SMITH, ROYDEN MOREHOUSE

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 28 Aug 1919 having served as a Pilot with No 34 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Kilburn Community Cemetery.

8 Jan

Sgt

TOURLAMAIN, HENRY JAMES (51768)

He had been discharged  on 7 Oct 1918 whilst serving as a Observer with No 217 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Tottenham Cemetery.

9 Jan

AC2

HARKNESS, RICHARD (333862)

He died in the South African Military Hospital, Richmond Park from broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as an Aircrafthand at the London Recruiting Depot and id buried in Edinburgh (New Carlton) Burial Ground.

13-Jan

AC1

BOWN, WILLIAM WALTER STEPHEN (157806)

He was killed in a mid air collision whilst serving as a Carpenter and Rigger with No 8 Sqn during a formation flying practice at Hinaidi and is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

13-Jan

AC2

WADEMAN, ALBERT (333749)

He died in the Military Hospital, Tidworth from pneumonia whilst serving as an Aircrafthand with the School of Air Pilotage, Andover.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Littleborough (Dearley) Cemetery.

15-Jan

Sgt Maj 1

ALFORD, THOMAS HENRY (87948) MSM

He had been transferred on 3 Jul 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Disciplinarian with No 72 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery.

21-Jan

AC1

SLYFIELD, RICHARD (298502)

He died at his home, 32 Whirley Road, Reading from a cerebral haemorrhage whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 2 FTS, Duxford and is buried in Reading Cemetery.

23-Jan

Sgt

McDONALD, THOMAS (136543)

He died at Henlow from heart failure whilst serving as an Aircrafthand at the Inland Area Aircraft Depot and is buried in Glasnevin (or Prospect) Cemetery.

26-Jan

AC2

COMPORT, THOMAS GEORGE HENRY (331540)

He died in the Station Hospital, Bangalore from typhoid whilst serving as an Aircrafthand with No 27 Sqn and is commemorated on the Madras 1914-1918 War Memorial, Chennai

1 Feb

AC2

SEAL, ALFRED FRANCIS (292738)

He had been transferred on 15 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Clerk (Stores) with No 3 Stores Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery.

6 Feb

AC2

KEMP, HARRY WILSON (337653)

He died in the Military Hospital, York from acute broncho-pneumonia whilst serving as an Aircrafthand at Airship Base, Howden, detached to Polegate and is buried in Nottingham General Cemetery.

7 Feb

AC1

ASHBY, JAMES EDWARD (235586)

He had been transferred on 4 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as an Aircrafthand with Spinola APD.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Abney Park Cemetery.

10-Feb

AC1

FIELD, EDWARD SYDNEY (85068)

He had been transferred on 21 Aug 1919 as medically unfit for further service whilst serving as an Aircrafthand with RAF Depot Detachment, 'E' Section.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery.

11-Feb

AC2

BROWN, BERT (275472)

He died in the 3rd General Hospital, Army of the Rhine, Germany from ulceration of intestine whilst serving as an Aircrafthand with No 12 Sqn and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

12-Feb

AC2

LEEMAN, WILLIAM HENRY (269486)

He had been transferred on 28 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Cook with No 91 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

12-Feb

Boy

KNAPMAN, FRANK EDWIN (335446)

He died in the RAF Hospital, Cranwell from cerebral spinal meningitis whilst serving with No 2 School of Technical Training (Boys), Cranwell and is buried in Ford Park Cemetery (formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery) (Pennycomequick).

13-Feb

AC2

KING, GEORGE F (139485)

He had been discharged after 20 Mar 1919 whilst serving as a Batman with No 39 Training Depot Station.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.

15-Feb

AC2

COLLINS, HUGH MERVYN (243613)

He had been transferred on 7 Dec 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 1 (Southern) Aircraft Repair Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Pinhoe (St Michael) Churchyard.

16-Feb

Sgt

YOUNG, ARTHUR (2459)

He had been transferred on 12 Mar 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Driver with No 1 Aeroplane Supply Depot and died at Hardcroft, Leverington, Isle of Ely from pneumonia, he is buried in Leverington (St Leonard) Churchyard Extension.

18-Feb

AC1

TAYLOR, FREDERICK WILLIAM GEACH (225605)

He died from pneumonia on board HMT Brandenburg en-route to England from India where he had been serving as an Electrician with the Aircraft Depot and is commemorated on the Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton.

19-Feb

Lt

RUDD, THOMAS HERBERT

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 28 Aug 1919 whilst serving as an Admin Officer with No 2 Group.  On 26 June 1920 he was admitted to Midhurst Sanitorium, where he died, cause unknown and is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery.

23-Feb

AC2

DAVIES, JOHN HENRY (164105)

He had been transferred on  8 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Storeman with QM Section, GHQ RAF in the Field.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Amblecote (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

23-Feb

Lt

HUNTER, G T F

He had relinquished his commission 12 Jun 1918 due to ill health whilst allocated to  with Northern Group Non-Effective Pool.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Burley-in-Wharfdale (St Mary) Church Cemetery.

24-Feb

Fg Off

SPINNEY, WILLIAM LESLIE GORDON

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504K, F8751 of No 4 Sqn, which spun in near Farnborough and is buried in Wembley (St John) Churchyard.

25-Feb

Cdt

COX, ERNEST JAMES (71823)

He had been discharged on 7 Jan 1919 as surplus to RAF requirements whilst under training as a pilot in Canada.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Rea Cemetery.

25-Feb

Fg Off

HILL, HEPWORTH AMBROSE VYVIAN

He was shot accidentally by a sentry and died in hospital.  He was serving with No 100 Sqn at the time and is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

26-Feb

AM2 (AC1)

FINN, ANTHONY WILSON

He had been discharged on 24 May 1919 as physically unfit for further service whilst serving as an Electrician in Canada.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemetery.

27-Feb

Flt Sgt

WEBSTER, DAVID CHARLES GRAHAM (409109)

He died in the South African Military Hospital, Richmond Park, Surrey from appendicitis whilst serving as a Clerk (General) with the London Recruiting Office and is buried in Barnes Old Cemetery.

28-Feb

AC2

WATSON, WILLIAM (341323)

An Aircrafthand (U/T Wireless Operator), he had been attached to the Aircraft Depot from No 216 Sqn and was on his way to Aboukir from Ismailia when he was killed in a rifle accident whilst on escort duty on a train and is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery.

8 Mar

Pte 2

GOSLING, ERNEST JOHN (247283)

He had been discharged on 14 Aug 1918 whilst serving as a Labourer at Tregantle Airship Station.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery.

10-Mar

Cpl

SHEPHERD, FRANCIS WILLIAM (112986)

He had been transferred on 26 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve from No 5 Dispersal Area whilst serving as a Disciplinarian with No 1 Stores Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Byker and Heaton) Cemetery.

10-Mar

Fg Off

GARDNER, HAROLD WILLIAM

He was killed whilst flying DH10, F8423 of the A & AEE, which spun in near Woodbridge on test flight and is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

12-Mar

AC2

JOHNSTON, SIMON (336305)

He died in Ras-el-Tin Military Hospital from pneumonia whilst serving as an Aircrafthand with No 202 Sqn and is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery.

15-Mar

Flt Sgt

BEBBINGTON, FRANK (313619)

He was serving as an Engineer at the Aircraft Park, Iraq and was killed when he was struck by a propeller, he is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

16-Mar

Lt

McKEEVER, JAMES CAMPBELL

A Technical Officer, with No 1 Canadian Wing, he had relinquished his commission 7 Jul 1919 on ceasing to be employed and transferred to the Canadian Air Force.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Listowel (Fairview) Cemetery.

16-Mar

Lt

COCKBURN, EDWARD COLIN

He had been transferred on to the Unemployed List on 11 Mar 1919 whilst serving as a Pilot with No 1 Sqn and died from pneumonia and consolidation, he is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery.

17-Mar

Sgt

GOODWIN, ROY (143686)

He died in the RAF Hospital, Halton from a brain tumour whilst serving as a Drill Instructor with the Boys Training Wing, Cranwell and is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery.

19-Mar

AC1

BROWN, FREDERICK HENRY (91358)

He had been discharged on 3 May 1919 as unfit for further service due to pleurisy prior to which he had been serving as a Storeman with No 2 Aircraft Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

25-Mar

AC2

FARRELL, HORACE STANLEY (407267)

He had been transferred on 20 Mar 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Driver with No 189 Training Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery.

26-Mar

AC2

BROWNING, ALFRED WALTER (340790)

He was serving as a Driver (Petrol) with No 100 Sqn and died in King George V Hospital in Dublin  from wounds sustained when he was shot by the IRA, he is buried in Lambeth (Tooting) Cemetery.

30-Mar

AC2

KNIGHT, FRANK ALBERT (129205)

He had been transferred on 21 Apr 1920 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Aircrafthand with 'E' Section, Blandford.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery.

31-Mar

AC2

BOYTON, GEORGE HENRY (335212)

He died in the Royal Victoria Hospital at Netley from chronic rheumatism whilst training as a Wireless Operator at the Electrical and Wireless School, Flowerdown and is buried in Braintree and Bocking (Braintree) Cemetery.

31-Mar

Fg Off

HEMSLEY, NOEL BUTLER MBE

He was killed whilst flying DH4, D8393 of the Instrument Design Establishment, which crashed during a turn at low altitude during tests  on a drift sight.  Mr E Fenton Terry sustained injuries from which he later died.

5 Apr

AC2

COLLINS, FREDERICK (337196)

He died in the RAF Hospital, Halton from pulmonary tuberculosis whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with 'M' Section, Halton.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Ashford Cemetery, Kent.

5 Apr

AC2

WYNNE, FRANK (147171)

He had been transferred on 1 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve but was discharged on 12 April.  Prior to transfer he had been serving as a Aircrafthand with the Engine Repair Shop.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Kilcrumper Cemetery.

7 Apr

AC2

HURST, FREDERICK (120419)

He had been transferred on 23 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Aircrafthand with ACS Wandsworth.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery.

10-Apr

Pte 1

VALLERY, WILLIAM JOHN (71066)

He was discharged on 17 Jan 1919 as surplus to RAF requirements whilst serving as a Labourer in Canada.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Dufferin (McKee) Cemetery.

14-Apr

Fg Off

ARMSTRONG, WILLIAM ASH

He was killed whilst flying Bristol Fighter, D7831 of No 208 Sqn which collided with E2298 of the same squadron and crashed at Bilbeis.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

14-Apr

Fg Off

COX, PIERSE JOSEPH

He was killed whilst serving with No 14 Sqn, flying Bristol Fighter, H1533, which stalled and crashed at Ramleh, he is buried in Jerusalem Protestant Cemetery.

14-Apr

Fg Off

JONES, EDWARD BLAKE

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, D7831 of No 208 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft of the same squadron and crashed at Bilbeis.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

14-Apr

Flt Lt

CLARKE, GEORGE MALCOLM AFC

He was killed whilst flying in Bristol Fighter, E2298 of No 208 Sqn which collided with D7831 of the same squadron and crashed at Bilbeis.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

14-Apr

Obs Off

SMITH, FRANK JAMES MC, MM

He was killed whilst flying in Bristol Fighter, E2298 of No 208 Sqn which collided with D7831 of the same squadron and crashed at Bilbeis.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

15-Apr

AC2

BROOKES, ARTHUR (286537)

He had been transferred on 5 Dec 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Turner at RAF Gosport.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Birmingham (Warstone Lane) Cemetery.

15-Apr

AC2

ELLIOTT, PHILIP FREDERICK (326121)

A Fitter (Aero Engine), he was killed whilst flying in Bristol F2B, F4493 of the School of Artillery Co-operation, which crashed at Andover following an engine failure and is buried in Salisbury (London Road) Cemetery.

15-Apr

Fg Off

DEANE, BERNARD FREDERIC

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, F4493 of the School of Artillery Co-operation, which crashed at Andover following an engine failure and is buried in Salisbury (London Road) Cemetery.

15-Apr

Pte 2

ALLERTON, JOHN CHARLES (261363)

He had been transferred on 16 Sep 1918 as medically unfit for further service whilst under training at the Reserve Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Stone Cemetery, Staffordshire.

19-Apr

AC2

EVERATT, EDWARD (162881)

He had been transferred on 19 Nov 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 208 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Strensall (St Mary) Churchyard.

21-Apr

AC2

WRAY, WILLIAM (345690)

He died in the RAF Hospital, Halton from lobar pneumonia whilst serving at No 1 School of Technical Training (Boys) and is buried in York Cemetery, Yorkshire.

23-Apr

Flt Lt

STEPHENSON-PEACH, WILLIAM GEORGE

He died from pneumonia in the British Station Hospital, Karachi whilst serving a Technical Officer on 'P' Tech (Sigs) duties at the Aircraft Depot, India and is commemorated on the Delhi Memorial (India Gate).

28-Apr

AC2

FOSTER, LEVI (296830)

He had been transferred on 27 Sep 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Aircrafthand with No 2 School of Navigation and Bomb Dropping.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Tipton Cemetery.

29-Apr

Fg Off

DEANE, FREDERICK WILLIAM DFC

He was flying Snipe, E7647 of No 56 Sqn and drowned when the aircraft side-slipped into the sea, he is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery.

4-May

Fg Off

PERSHOUSE, GEOFFREY BRADNEY

He was killed whilst serving with 12 Sqn, whilst flying Bristol Fighter, F4895, which struck telephone wires near Cologne during an engine and rigging test. He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

4 May

LAC

ROBERTS, ROBERT (244301)

A Rigger (Aero), he was killed whilst serving with 12 Sqn, whilst flying in Bristol Fighter, F4895, which struck telephone wires near Cologne during an engine and rigging test. He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery.

5 May

Flt Sgt

BIRD, JOSEPH (187713)

He had been transferred on 12 Aug 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve but was discharged on 30 April 1920.  Prior to transfer he had been serving as a Drill Instructor with No 5 (Eastern) Aircraft Repair Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Fryston (St Peter) Churchyard.

6 May

2 Lt

SEYRES, JULIAN ALBERT HENRY

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 23 May 1919 having served as a Pilot with RAF and Army Co-operation School.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery.

7 May

Cpl

HARGREAVES, JAMES (28088)

He had been transferred on 18 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Machinist with No 1 (Southern) Aircraft Repair Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Barrow-in-Furness Cemetery.

7 May

Sgt

HUGHES, GEORGE (234782)

He had been transferred on 11 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Fitter (General) at Capel Airship Station.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Brookwood (United Kingdom 1914-1918) Memorial.

8 May

AC2

COXHILL, SIDNEY (333978)

He died in the RAF General Hospital, Halton from acute intestinal obstruction whilst serving as a Aircrafthand with the School of Technical Training (Boys).  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

8 May

Flt Sgt

PULLEN, STEPHEN GEORGE (8343)

He had been transferred on 25 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Disciplinarian with the Balloon Training Wing.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Checkendon (SS. Peter and Paul) Churchyard.

10-May

AC2

JONES, ERNEST SIDNEY (252272)

He died in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley from tuberculosis having been invalided home from India where he had been serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with the No 60 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Abney Park Cemetery.

10-May

Boy

LEE, CYRIL JOHN (335731)

He died in the RAF Hospital at Cranwell from septic pneumonia whilst serving at No 2 School of Technical Training (Boys) and is buried in Antony Cemetery.

15-May

AC2

TURNER, LEONARD FREDERICK (28840)

He had been transferred on 22 Jul 1920 to 'E' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Carpenter with 'B' Section, School of Technical Training and accidentally drowned whilst boating at Bedford, he is buried in Wyck Rissington (St Lawrence) Churchyard..

15-May

Fg Off

CARR-HALFEY, JOHN ALBERT BERNARD

He was serving with No 5 Sqn when he committed suicide with a gun shot to the head and is commemorated on the Delhi Memorial (India Gate).

16-May

Boy

PENDRAY, FREDERICK WILLIAM (335579)

He was accidentally drowned whilst bathing in the River Wye whilst serving at the Central Pay Office, Woking and is buried in Lanivet Church Cemetery.

20-May

AC1

ARMSTRONG, 'JACK' JOHN (157422)

He was serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 210 Sqn and was killed when Parnell Panther, N7433 of 203 Sqn stalled on take off and crashed into Fort Rowner at Gosport.  He is buried in Beverley (St Nicholas) Churchyard

20-May

AC2

LANGFORD, FREDERICK (330233)

He died in Devonport Military Hospital from injuries sustained in an accident whilst serving as an Electrician with No 238 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Windsor Cemetery, Berkshire.

20-May

Fg Off

CARR, JOHN HENRY TALBOT

He was killed when Parnell Panther, N7433 of 203 Sqn stalled on take off and crashed into Fort Rowner at Gosport.  He is buried in Southwold (St Edmund) Churchyard.

26-May

LAC

WILLIAMS, CHARLES (84554)

He had been transferred on 24 Apr 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 Hammersmith Old Cemetery.

27-May

Fg Off

EVANS, DONALD SINGLETON

He died from heat stroke whilst serving as a pilot with No 3 Sqn and is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

27-May

LAC

WHITE, FRANCIS (33813)

He had been transferred on 19 Aug 1920 to 'E' Class Reserve but rejoined on 11 Apr 1921 and died from pneumonia and malignant endocaritis whilst on leave from the Felixstowe Reserve Pool whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) and is buried in Ilkeston (Park) Cemetery.

30-May

AC1

ATKIN, WILLIAM HAROLD (333715)

He was serving as a Draughtsman with No 1 Works Company at RAF Baldonnell and died from wounds sustained when he was accidentally shot in the head at RAF Oranmore, he is buried in Sheffield (Abbey Lane) Cemetery.

30-May

Clk

LOW, MILLY EVA (17261) WRAF

A member of the WRAF, her cause of death is unknown but she is buried in Stirling (Mar Place) Cemetery.

1 Jun

Obs Off

NIXON, JOHN WALPOLE

He had been invalided to the UK from No 6 Sqn in the Middle East and died in the RAF Central Hospital, Finchley from cardiac failure whilst he was under anaesthetic for a tonsillectomy, he is commemorated on the Brookwood (United Kingdom 1914-1918) Memorial.

7 Jun

Capt

ANSTEY-BENNETT, LIONEL EDMUND

He had been transferred to the Unemployed List on 10 Oct 1919 whilst serving as an Admin Officer with the Record Office, Blandford.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Hatherleigh (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

7 Jun

Sgt Maj 1

O'CONNOR, MARTIN (1085)

He had been transferred on 23 Apr 1919 to 'E' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Disciplinarian with No 20 Sqn and was called up to the Henlow Reserve Pool on 11 Apr 1921.  However, he died suddenly at home from heart failure, caused by being gassed during the war and is buried in Sedgley (St Chad) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

8 Jun

Fg Off

COOMBS, HERBERT MILBOURNE DFC

He was killed whilst flying DH10, E9061 of No 216 Sqn, which into the ground from a flat turn and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

8 Jun

LAC

CAMERON, JOHN (55161)

He had been transferred on 15 Mar 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with No 2 POW MT Repair Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Neston Cemetery.

13-Jun

AC2

CONWAY, TOM (268630)

He had been transferred on 12 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Storeman with No 3 Aircraft Depot and Reinforcement Park.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Ystrad Mynach (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

13-Jun

Fg Off

DODKINS, LIONEL CLAUD

He had been serving with 31 Sqn but died in the RAF Central Hospital in Finchley from malaria and peripheral neuropathy syncope, he is buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery.

18-Jun

AC2

WHITCHER, LIONEL ERNEST ARTHUR (343615)

He died in British Stationary Hospital, Cawnpore, cause unknown, whilst serving as a Driver (Petrol) with No 31 Sqn and is commemorated on the Madras 1914-1918 War Memorial, Chennai

21-Jun

Capt

BEAUCHAMP-PROCTOR, ANDREW FREDERICK WEATHERBY VC, DSO, MC and Bar, DFC

He was killed when he spun into the ground out of control following a loop at the Central Flying School at Upavon in Snipe, E8220.  He was initially buried in Upavon Parish Churchyard but was later moved to the Mafikeng Cemetery in South Africa, his home country.  VC Citation

22-Jun

AM1

CHIPPINDALE, WILLIAM (38707)

He had been discharged on 26 Sep 1918 whilst serving as a Fitter (General) with No 28 Training Depot Station.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Barwick-in-Elmet (All Saints) Churchyard.

22-Jun

Plt Off

BREWE, CYRIL

He was serving with 84 Sqn and died in No 3 British General Hospital in Basrah from acute alcoholism and is buried in Basra War Cemetery.

23-Jun

AC2

ALGAR, ALBERT CHARLES (330039)

He was serving as a Fitter (MT) with No 47 Sqn and died in the Citadel Military Hospital in Cairo from a strangulated hernia, he is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

24-Jun

Fg Off

STRUBEN, HENRY MARINUS

He was killed in Snipe, E6156 of No 25 Sqn, which spun in during practice landings at Hawkinge.  He is buried in Hawkinge (St Michael) Churchyard.

26-Jun

Lt

DANKS, ERNEST REGINALD

He had been transferred on to the Unemployed List on 7 Sep 1919 whilst serving as a Pilot with No 22 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Hucclecote (SS. Philip and James) Churchyard.

27-Jun

AM1

BANNERMAN, JAMES HORACE (78309)

He had been discharged on 11 Sep 1918 whilst attached to the Siddeley Deasley Motor Company as a Driver.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Whitstable Cemetery.

27-Jun

AM2

SMITH, ALEXANDER (249755)

He had been discharged on 4 Dec 1918 whilst serving with No 9 (Edmonton) Aircraft Repair Depot as a Fitter (Aero Engine).  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Byker and Heaton) Cemetery.

1 Jul

AC1

JONES, ANDREW (129812)

He had been transferred on 2 Jun 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve prior to which he had been serving as a Driver with the Base MT Repair Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Rhyl Church Cemetery.

5 Jul

AC1

MEREDITH, WILLIAM HARY (261167)

He had been discharged after 30 Sep 1919 whilst serving as a Fitter (MT) with the Base MT Repair Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Wigan Cemetery.

5 Jul

Flt Lt

PERRIN, EUGENE COURTENEY OBE

He died of heat stroke whilst serving with No 2 (Indian) Wing and is commemorated on the Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial.

6 Jul

Cpl

STACEY, PERCIVAL FRANK PORTER (332874)

He was serving as an Aircrafthand at HQ No 10 Group (Lee-on-the-Solent) when he accidentally drowned whilst sailing on the Solent and is buried in Cowes (Northwood) Cemetery.

7 Jul

AC1

BIRKETT, JAMES (109022)

He had been transferred on 26 Mar 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve prior to which he had been serving as a Blacksmith with No 55 Training Depot Station.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Crosthwaite (St Kentigern) Churchyard.

7 Jul

AC2

GRIFFITHS, EDWARD THOMAS (306028)

He had been transferred on 4 Dec 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Aircrafthand with the School of Technical Training, Halton.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Codsall (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

9 Jul

AC2

WILLIAMS, GEORGE ARTHUR (330236)

He died in the British Stationary Hospital, Murree from appendicitis whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 60 Sqn and is commemorated on the Karachi1914-1918 War Memorial.

11-Jul

AC2

ASHCROFT, FREDERICK CHARLES (328219)

He was serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 4 Sqn and was killed when he was struck on the head by the propeller of a Bristol F2B and is buried in Wallasey (Rake Lane) Cemetery.

13-Jul

AC1

ASHBY, ALFRED (337057)

He was serving as a Tinsmith at the MT Repair Depot and accidentally drowned whilst boating on the river Severn at Shrewsbury, he is buried in Tangley (St Thomas) Churchyard.

13-Jul

AC2

REID, JAMES CHRISTOPHER (406523)

He died from heat stroke whilst serving as a Cook and Butcher with No 84 Sqn and is buried in Basra War Cemetery.

13-Jul

AC2

ROBERTS, DAVID GEORGE (341054)

He was serving as a Painter with the MT Repair Depot when he accidentally drowned whilst boating in the River Severn at Shrewsbury and is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

13-Jul

AC2

SHERIFF, JAMES ELIJAH (347213)

A Fitter (General), he was accidentally drowned in Weston Turville Reservoir whilst retraining as a Fitter (Aero Engine) at the School of Technical Training (Boys) and is buried in Gateshead (Saltwell) Cemetery.

13-Jul

Fg Off

YOUNG, HORACE NORMAN DFC and Bar

He was serving with No 12 Sqn and drowned whilst bathing in the River Nene at Polebrook and is buried in Prees (St Chad) Churchyard.

13-Jul

Lt

HOLMAN, ERIC

He had relinquished his commission on 20 Nov 1918 on account of ill health whilst serving as a Kite Balloon Officer, his cause of death being unknown but he is buried in Rhyl Church Cemetery.

16-Jul

AC2

SAMWAYS, WILLIAM (157100)

He died in the British Stationary Hospital, Risalpur from acute enteritis whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 60 Sqn and is commemorated on the Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial.

17-Jul

Lt

JEWELL, HENRY JAMES

He had been transferred on to the Unemployed List on 25 Feb 1919 whilst serving as a Pilot with the School for Marine Operational Pilots.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent.

19-Jul

AC2

SHEAR, STANLEY (251662)

He had been transferred on 6 Mar 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) at RAF Andover.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery.

21-Jul

AC2

BENNIE, WILLIAM (332926)

He was serving as a Motor Cyclist at HQ Mesopotamia Group where he died from malaria and is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

21-Jul

Pte 2

BOWER, WALTER JOHN FRANCIS (267980)

He had been discharged on 7 Oct 1918 as being medically unfit whilst serving as a Fabric Worker with the Reserve Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Netley Military Cemetery.

25-Jul

Pte 2

AFFLECK, TOM COUPLAND (118307)

He had been discharged on 15 Aug 1918, reason unknown, whilst serving as a Batman with No 33 Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Ulverston Cemetery.

26-Jul

AC2

HILL, JOHN WRIGHT (144443)

He had been transferred on 7 Feb 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Aircrafthand with 5th School of Aeronautics, Denham.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

27-Jul

Cpl

SHIELDS, STANLEY (343617)

He committed suicide by hanging himself at RAF Aldergrove whilst serving as a Power Station Engineer with No 1 Works Company, Baldonnell and is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

28-Jul

AC2

HARRIS, ARTHUR JAMES (326917)

He was serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 56 Sqn and died in Ras-el-Tin Military Hospital from shock resulting from burns caused by petrol igniting in an accident, he is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery.

30-Jul

AC2

WHITEFORD, FRANK E (333594)

He died in the Citadel Military hospital, Cairo from dysentery whilst serving as a Machinist with the Engine Repair Depot, Abbassia and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

31-Jul

Lt

MacDONELL, EDWARD C.

His records show him being attached to No 192 (Night) Training Sqn on 3 Oct 1918, but there are no other entries, his cause of death is unknown and he is buried in Montreal (Notre Dame des Neiges) Cemetery.

1 Aug

Lt

BOWMAN, CARL WELCH

He had relinquished his commission on 19 Nov 1919 due to ill health, having been non-effective since November 1918, prior to which he was training with No 73 Training Sqn.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Victoria (Ross Bay) Cemetery.

4 Aug

AC1

WOOLCOCK, CHARLES (237809)

He was serving as an Aircrafthand at the Inland Area Aircraft Depot and died in a motor accident near Henlow whilst off duty, he is buried in Campton and Shefford Cemetery.

6 Aug

AC2

DOIG, WILLIAM (410293)

He had been transferred on 2 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Driver (Petrol) with No 20 Training Depot Station.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Edinburgh (Comely Bank) Cemetery.

8 Aug

AC2

SENIOR, HAROLD PERCY (343107)

He died in Ras-el-Tin Military Hospital from burns and shock sustained in a petrol fire whilst serving as a Rigger (Aero) with No 56 Sqn and is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery.

9 Aug

AC1

MAGEE, PATRICK (291496)

He died in 23rd British Stationary Hospital, Baghdad from a fractured skull sustained as a result of being run over by a car whilst serving with No 84 Sqn but attached to the Aircraft Park, he is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

10-Aug

AC1

SMITHAM, CHARLES (329658)

He died in the British Stationary Hospital, Baghdad from nephritis whilst serving as a Photographer at HQ Mesopotamia Group and is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

12-Aug

AC1

OUGHTON, HERBERT HENRY (326523)

He died in Ras-el-Tin Military Hospital from severe burns sustained on 12 Aug 1921 in a petrol fire whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 56 Sqn and is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery.

14-Aug

Cpl

HENNEY, CHARLES (247684)

He died in Ranmore Military Hospital from influenza whilst serving as a Fitter/Driver (Petrol) at RAF Baldonnell and is buried in Galway (Bohermore) New Cemetery.

14-Aug

Cpl

LAKE, HORACE MERILION (195212)

A Wireless Operator, he died in the Citadel Military Hospital, Cairo from injuries sustained whilst flying in DH9A, E9900 of No 47 Sqn, which spun in at Heliopolis and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

14-Aug

Fg Off

POTTER, SYDNEY HUGH

He was killed whilst flying DH9A, E9900 of No 47 Sqn, which spun in at Heliopolis.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

14-Aug

Flt Sgt

MARCHMENT, HENRY GEORGE (60)

He died from heatstroke whilst serving as a Hydrogen Worker with No 84 Sqn and is buried in Basra War Cemetery

15-Aug

Fg Off

MARCUS, STEPHEN PERCIVAL

He was killed in Bristol Fighter, C761 of No 6 FTS, which crashed whilst in a low turn at Manston.  He is buried in East Sheen Cemetery.

15-Aug

Fg Off

SLATER, IAN CECIL

He was killed whilst serving with No 208 Sqn, when he was the pilot of the aircraft carrying Colonel Commandant Newman, GHQ Egyptian Expeditionary Force, which crashed at Heliopolis after stalling in a flat turn and is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

16-Aug

2AM

SHERIDAN, CHARLES A (276580)

A Rigger (Aero), he was killed in a flying accident whilst serving at the Aeroplane Experimental Establishment at Martlesham Heath, probably whilst flying in Bristol B.1 Braemar, C4297, which crashed into a building after swinging on take off.  He is buried in Celbridge (Church Lane) Cemetery.

16-Aug

Flt Lt

SUTTON, OLIVER MANNERS

He was killed in a flying accident whilst serving at the Aeroplane Experimental Establishment at Martlesham Heath, probably whilst flying Bristol B.1 Braemar, C4297, which crashed into a building after swinging on take off.  He is buried in Withyham (St Michael) Churchyard.

18-Aug

Sqn Ldr

NORMAN, GEOFFREY HAMILTON

He died at the Cambridge Military Hospital, Aldershot following a short illness.  At the time he was the head of the Engine Research Department of the Royal Aircraft Establishment.  He is buried in the Savoy Chapel, Westminster.

19-Aug

Plt Off

LUSH, ERIC RAVEN

He was killed in a flying accident near Thetford in Bristol Fighter, H1419 of No 2 Flying Training School, when it stalled whilst turning.  He was buried in or cremated at  East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium.

19-Aug

Plt Off

RUSH, EDWARD ARTHUR

He was killed in a flying accident near Thetford in Bristol Fighter, H1419 of No 2 FTS, when it stalled in a turn during a cross country flight.  He was buried in or cremated at  East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium.

21-Aug

Sgt

GARDINER, OSCAR WILLIAM (23218)

He had been transferred on 12 Jun 1919 as unfit for further service whilst serving as a Storeman with No 2 (Northern) Aircraft Repair Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

24-Aug

A/Cdre

MAITLAND, EDWARD MAITLAND CMG, DSO, AFC

He was the AOC of the Airship Base  at Howden and was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

24-Aug

AC1

DONALD, CHARLES WATT (246147)

A Fitter (Aero Engine), he was aboard HM Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Nellfield) Cemetery

24-Aug

AC1

DREW, JOHN CECIL (239474)

A Turner, he was aboard HM Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

24-Aug

AC1

PENSON, CHARLES WILLIAM (301407)

A Rigger (Airship), he was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Sleaford Cemetery

24-Aug

AC1

STEERE, ERIC EDWARD (231041)

A Wireless Operator, he was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

24-Aug

AC2

PARKER, ROY (251086)

A Fitter (Aero Engine), he was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

24-Aug

AC2

WITHINGTON, RICHARD (313300)

A Rigger (Airship), he was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Wolstaton (St Margaret) Churchyard

24-Aug

Fg Off

MATHEWSON, THOMAS FREDERICK AFC

He was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

24-Aug

Fg Off

WICKS, VICTOR HOUGHTON

He was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Reading Cemetery

24-Aug

Flt Lt

LITTLE, IVO CECIL

He was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

24-Aug

Flt Lt

MONTAGU, RUPERT SAMUEL

He was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

24-Aug

Flt Lt

PRITCHARD, JOHN EDWARD MADDOCK OBE, AFC

He was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

24-Aug

Flt Lt

THOMAS, GODFREY MAIN DFC

He was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

24-Aug

Flt Sgt

GREENER, WILLIAM HUNTER (200501)

A Fitter (Aero Engine), he was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in North Sunderland Cemetery

24-Aug

Flt Sgt

HEATH, SIDNEY JAMES (314892)

A Rigger (Airship), he was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery

24-Aug

Flt Sgt

MARTIN, ALFRED THOMAS (200658)

A Hydrogen Worker, he was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Pulham Market Cemetery

24-Aug

Flt Sgt

RYE, JOHN (314361)

A Rigger (Airship), he was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

24-Aug

Flt Sgt

SMITH, FRANK (314374)

A Fitter (Aero Engine), he was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Halifax (Stoney Royd) Cemetery

24-Aug

Flt Sgt

THOMPSON, HAROLD (11507)

A Fitter (Aero Engine), he was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Astbury (St Mary) Churchyard

24-Aug

LAC

ANGER, GEORGE STANLEY (243858)

A Drier (Petrol), he was killed aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Reading (Caversham) Cemetery

24-Aug

LAC

OLIVER, WILLIAM (92523)

A Turner, he was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

24-Aug

LAC

WILSON, JOHN WILLIAM (314914)

A Rigger (Airship), he was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

24-Aug

Sgt

BURTON, FREDERICK ERNEST (314136)

A Rigger (Airship), he was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

24-Aug

Sgt

MASON, JOHN WILLIAM AUGUSTUS (313827)

A Rigger (Airship), he was aboard H.M. Airship R38, when it exploded over the Humber whilst undergoing trials prior to being handed over to the US Navy.  He is buried in Tenby (St Mary) Church Cemetery

26-Aug

Clk 1 (LAC)

IRWIN, JOSEPH

He had been transferred on 13 Jul 1920 as physically unfit for further service whilst serving as a Clerk (General) in Canada.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Toronto (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery.

27-Aug

Lt

PALK, WILLIAM EUSTACE MC, DFC

He had been transferred on to the Unemployed List on 6 Aug 1919 whilst serving as a Pilot with No 14 Aircraft Acceptance Park.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Brecon (St David) Churchyard.

29-Aug

AC1

GRIFFIN, FRANK (105532)

He had been transferred on 4 Feb 1919 as unfit for further service due to exhaustion psychosis whilst serving as a Aircrafthand with No 2 Balloon Training Wing.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Salford (Agecroft) Cemetery.

31-Aug

AC2

SHEPHERD, THOMAS (124510)

He had been transferred on 3 May 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Aircrafthand with HQ, No 66 Wing.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Bacup (Fairwell) Cemetery.

 8 Sep

AM3

RUTGERS, ALBERT (93953)

He had been transferred on 7 Sep 1918 suffering from tubercle of the lung prior to which he had been serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 1 Aeroplane Supply Depot.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery .

16-Sep

Fg Off

TEAGLE, CYRIL HOLLIS

He died from injuries sustained on 12 Sep 1921 whilst flying DH9A, H153 of No 55 Sqn, following a forced landing near Desht-i-Harir after being hit by a rebel bullet during a contact patrol, he is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

30-Sep

AC

ANDERSON, J

His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery.

30-Sep

AC1

PLUMMER, EDWARD (158676)

A Rigger (Aero), he was killed whilst flying in DH9A, H66 of No 84 Sqn, which was destroyed when a bomb exploded after falling from its rack on take off from Nasiriyeh.

30-Sep

Fg Off

HYSLOP, MAITLAND

He was killed whilst flying DH9A, H66 of No 84 Sqn, which was destroyed when a bomb exploded after falling from its rack on take off from Nasiriyeh.

 3 Oct

Fg Off

BEAL, LESLIE WALLIS

He was killed whilst flying Vimy, F9157 of No 6 FTS which spun in on take off at Manston.

3 Oct

AC1

CURTISS, TERENCE (275215)

A Fitter (Aero Engine), he was killed whilst flying in Vimy, F9157 of No 6 FTS which spun in on take off at Manston.

3 Oct

AC2

REVELL, ALBERT ARTHUR (328891)

An Aircrafthand u/t Fitter (Aero Engine), he was killed whilst flying in Vimy, F9157 of No 6 FTS which spun in on take off at Manston.

3 Oct

AC2

THRUPP, WALTER EDWARD (284638)

A Rigger (Aero), he was killed whilst flying in Vimy, F9157 of No 6 FTS which spun in on take off at Manston.

16-Oct

LAC

SHAND, RONALD GORDON (241921)

He died in the 23rd Stationary Hospital, Baghdad from septicaemia whilst serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with the Aircraft Depot, Iraq and is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

12-Nov

AC2

WESTLING, JOHN RICHARD (143897)

He had been transferred on 18 Apr 1919 to 'G' Class Reserve whilst serving as a Batman with No 15 Training Depot Station.  His cause of death is unknown but he is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

3 Dec

Cpl

LAWRENCE, FRANK RICHARD (157461)

A Fitter (Aero Engine), he was killed whilst flying in Vimy, F9162 of the Inland Area Air Depot, which crashed in Henlow village after suffering an engine failure on take-off on a delivery flight to Vickers at Brooklands.

12-Dec

Sgt

BRUELL, WILLIAM (314882)

A Rigger (Airship), he died in 23rd British Stationary Hospital from dysentery whilst serving at the Aircraft Park, Iraq and is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

17-Dec

Flt Lt

TEMPEST, EDMUND ROGER  MC, DFC

A member of No 216 Sqn, he died from burns sustained whilst flying DH10, E9084 of No 30 Sqn, which crashed due to a lack of rudder control and is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

19-Dec

Fg Off

WOOD, LESLIE GRONOW

Died in the UK from pulmonary tuberculosis contracted in Egypt, whilst serving with No 56 Sqn.

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