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Casualties - January - December 1922


Date Rank Name Unit, Aircraft & Comments

 6 Jan

Fg Off

HARRINGTON, HUBERT BERNARD DELMA

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying DH10, E5450 of No 60 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Risalpur due to mismanagement of the engines whilst turning close to the ground.

13 Jan

Fg Off

BARTON, FRANK HENRY

He was killed whilst flying DH9A, H102 of No 8 Sqn which collided with E8474, of the same unit whilst flying in formation near Hinaidi. he is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

13 Jan

Flt Lt

PEARCE, ALBERT GROUNDS AFC

He was killed whilst flying DH9A, E8474 of No 8 Sqn which collided with H102, of the same unit whilst flying in formation near Hinaidi. he is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

13 Jan

AC2

BROWNE, W S

He was killed whilst flying in DH9A, E8474 of No 8 Sqn which collided with H102, of the same unit whilst flying in formation near Hinaidi and is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

16 Jan

Pvt 2

McTAVISH, E

Died of wounds, E.P.D. (Balldonnell).  Aberdeen (Allenvale) Cemetery

16 Jan

Obs Off

McKIEVER, ALFRED VIVIAN

He was serving at HQ RAF Middle East and was found in bed having shot himself in the head, he is buried in Cairo New British Protestant Cemetery.

16 Jan

Gp Capt

SCOTT, ALAN JOHN LANCE CB, MC, AFC

He died in a nursing home of double pneumonia after a short illness.  At the time of his death he was Air Secretary to the Secretary of State.  He is buried in Brompton Cemetery.

18 Jan

Flt Lt

WILLIAMS, FREDERICK THOMAS MBE

Died

31 Jan

Fg Off

GARDNER, PERCY JUSTICE

He was killed whilst flying DH10, E7839 of No 60 Sqn, which spun into the ground whilst attempting an emergency landing at Risalpur following an engine failure.

31 Jan

AC1

STEWART, G S

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in DH10, E7839 of No 60 Sqn, which spun into the ground whilst attempting an emergency landing at Risalpur following an engine failure.

 8 Feb

Flt Lt

JENKINS, ROBERT CHARLES MBE, MC

He was killed when Avro 504K, H9829 of No 4 Sqn in which he was flying, piloted by Obs Off Hesketh failed to climb after take off and struck telegraph wires on the Farnborough Road followed by the left wing striking a tree and the aircraft coming down on its nose.  Allen Hesketh was either thrown out or jumped out before the aircraft came to rest, but Jenkins suffered a fractured skull and died later that afternoon in hospital.

10 Feb

Fg Off

PARRY, PALMER JOHN

He crashed Bristol Fighter, D7856, on take off from Baldonnell airfield, near Dublin, at the start of a flight to England and died from his injuries.

10 Feb

Fg Off

ROBINSON, GEOFFREY MC

He was killed when his aircraft, DH14 Okapi J1938 came down in flames at Dropmore Park, Burnham Beeces, Buckinghamshire.  He was serving with the Royal Aircraft Establishment at the time of the accident.  A civilian employee of the RAE was also killed in the crash.

13 Feb

Capt

FITZGIBBON, H

 Iraq Levies.  Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery

25 Feb

Plt Off

SOUTH, BURNS ALAN CAMPBELL

Killed

 1 Mar

AC1

MOYSE, F A

Paddington Cemetery

 1 Mar

Fg Off

MULLAN, DENIS RICHARD

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying Avro 504K, E3568 of No 5FTS, which stalled on landing and nose dived into the ground at Shotwick (Sealand).

 3 Mar

Fg Off

BUCKLEY, JOSEPH

He was killed whilst flying Bristol Fighter, H1548 of No 20 Sqn which collided with E2442 of the same unit 23 miles from Lahore during the return flight to Ambala.

 3 Mar

Flt Lt

FOX, JOHN BERTRAM

He was killed whilst flying Bristol Fighter, E2442 of No 20 Sqn which collided with H1548 of the same unit 23 miles from Lahore during the return flight to Ambala.

3 Mar Sgt HEMMINGS, ALLEN BENJAMIN He was killed whilst flying in Bristol Fighter, E2442 or H1548 of No 20 Sqn which collided with each other 23 miles from Lahore during the return flight to Ambala.
3 Mar AC RICHARDSON, He was killed whilst flying in Bristol Fighter, E2442 or H1548 of No 20 Sqn which collided with each other near Lahore.

 3 Mar

Sgt

WOODS, H

30 Sqn.  Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery

 7 Mar

Fg Off

HOLDING, BRIAN

He is presumed to have drowned whilst flying Avro 504K, D4542 of No 5 FTS, which was lost over the Irish Sea.

19 Mar

AC STUART, JAMES N He died whilst serving at RAF Henlow

23 Mar

 

DICKSON, DENYS NEWSON

He died from injuries received in a flying accident whilst flying DH10, E5497 of No 6 FTS, which stalled on take off from Manston during an engine test.

28 Mar

Fg Off

BRAGG, CHARLES WILLIE

He was killed whilst flying DH9A, E967 of No 39 Sqn, which spun into the ground from 300 ft whilst making a climbing turn on take off from Spittlegate.

28 Mar

AC1 WARNE, W He was killed whilst flying in DH9A, E967 of No 39 Sqn, which spun into the ground from 300 ft whilst making a climbing turn on take off from Spittlegate.

 5 Apr

AC

BROWN, F G

Cairo New British Protestant Cemetery

 7 Apr

Plt Off

HOPKINS, GEORGE

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, F4420 of No 2 FTS, which crashed as he attempted to land in a field to locate his position during a cross-country flight.

 9 Apr

Fg Off

PIDSLEY, GEORGE WILLIAM

He died in Edinburgh Castle Military Hospital from a fractured skull sustained in a motor cycle accident whilst he was off duty.

29 Apr

Flt Lt

O'GORMAN, EDWARD GERALD MB

He was killed whilst flying in Bristol F.2B H1647 of No 4 FTS, which crashed and is buried in Cairo New British Protestant Cemetery

 3 May

Flt Lt

STANDISH, WILLIAM JOSEPH

Died

 8 May

AC1

WORSLEY,  W E

208 Sqn.  Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery

 9 May

AC2

SIMPSON, H

Ma'asker Al Raschid R.A.F. Cemetery

14 May

AC2

CORKHILL, ALBERT ERNEST

He died in No 23 British Stationary Hospital in Baghdad from bubonic plague and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery

16 May

Fg Off

HOOTON, LIONEL CONRAD MC

He was killed whilst flying Bristol Fighter, D7845 of No 6 Sqn which crashed on take off and burst into flames at Baghdad West and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

16 May

AC2

BUTLER, G W

He was killed whilst flying in Bristol Fighter, D7845 of No 6 Sqn which crashed on take off and burst into flames at Baghdad West and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

24 May

Fg Off

GREEN, ERNEST GEORGE MC

 He died in the RAF Hospital, Cranwell from injuries sustained whilst flying Bristol F2B, J6673 of No 2 Sqn, which stalled during a low level turn at RAF Digby.

24 May

Sgt STIVEY, W J He was killed whilst flying in Bristol F2B, J6673 of No 2 Sqn, which stalled during a low level turn at RAF Digby.

 6 Jun

Flt Lt

HUDSON, FRANK NEVILLE MC

He died from injuries sustained on 31 May 1922 whilst flying Bristol F2B, D7844 of No 6 Sqn, which crashed as it attempted to land and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

22 Jun

Flt Lt

McCLINTOCK, RONALD ST CLAIR MC

He was killed whilst practising for a relay race to be held at the Hendon Pageant at Northolt.  The conditions were bumpy and he fell from his aircraft, Snipe, F2409 of the School of Technical Training at Manston.

23 Jun

Cpl

SAVAGE, FRANK HORACE

Ma'asker Al Raschid R.A.F. Cemetery

14 Jul

AC2

WALTERS, JAMES ARTHUR

Ma'asker Al Raschid R.A.F. Cemetery

17 Jul

Fg Off

ANDERSON, ALEC T J

He died from severe injuries sustained when Parnell Panther, N7509 of No 205 Sqn suffered engine failure after take off from Donibristle.  He turned back to the airfield, stalled and spun in from 60 ft.  His observer, Fg Off R D Lambert was slightly injured.

21 Jul

AC2

CATHERY, REGINALD JAMES FREDERICK

He was serving at the Aircraft Park, Iraq and died in 23 British Stationary Hospital from heatstroke, he is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

23 Jul

AC2

McCORMACK, W

He died from heat exhaustion in No 23 British Stationary Hospital, Baghdad whilst serving with No 6 Sqn and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

24 Jul

Cpl

FORD, WILLIAM

He was serving with No 6 Sqn and died from heat exhaustion, he is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

24 Jul

Sgt

TWITCHETT, E

Ma'asker Al Raschid R.A.F. Cemetery

25 Jul

AC2

SOKELL, ROBERT GEORGE

Ma'asker Al Raschid R.A.F. Cemetery

26 Jul

AC2

MARSTON, STEWART

He died from heat exhaustion whilst serving at the Aircraft Depot, Iraq and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid R.A.F. Cemetery.

27 Jul

AC2

NACEY,  JOHN

He died from heat exhaustion whist serving with No 8 Sqn and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

30 Jul

Sgt

STEMP, ERNEST GEORGE

Ma'asker Al Raschid R.A.F. Cemetery

31 Jul

AC2

CALLAWAY, C

Southampton (Hollybrook) Cemetery

 7 Aug

Sgt

EBERWEIN, WILLIAM THOMAS

He was serving at HQ Iraq Group and died in No 23 Stationary Hospital from heat exhaustion, he is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

11 Aug

AC1

BUTLAND, NORMAN JAMES

He died in No 23 Stationary Hospital from heat exhaustion and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

17 Aug

Fg Off

DUNCAN, DAVID CHALMERS

He was killed in a flying accident in DH9A, H70 of No 27 Sqn, which stalled in a turn at Dardoni in India whilst serving with No 27 Sqn.

17 Aug

Fg Off

LUARD, ROBERT BLAINE

He was killed in a flying accident in DH9A, H70 of No 27 Sqn, which stalled in a turn at Dardoni in India whilst serving with No 27 Sqn.

23 Aug

Fg Off

BEDFORD, FREDERICK WILLIAM GORDON

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in DH9A, E9910 of No 4 FTS, which spun in from 500 ft at Abu Sueir.  He was on secondment from the Black Watch (Lt)

23 Aug

Fg Off

HARTLEY, RICHARD LIONEL AFC

He was killed whilst flying DH9A, E9913 of No 8 Sqn, which dived into the ground from 1,000 ft at Hinaidi and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid R.A.F. Cemetery.

23 Aug

AC1

GLASBY,  A

He was killed whilst flying in DH9A, E9913 of No 8 Sqn, which dived into the ground from 1,000 ft at Hinaidi and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid R.A.F. Cemetery.

23 Aug

Fg Off

POTTER, HAROLD FRANK

He was killed whilst flying DH9A, E9910 of No 4 FTS, which spun in from 500 ft at Abu Sueir and is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

30 Aug

AC

BUTTELL, E

Orpington (All Saints) Churchyard Extension

16 Sep

AC1

HAYES, BERNARD

He was killed whilst flying in DH9A, E899 of No 84 Sqn, which crashed during a night landing at Shaibah, he is buried in Basra (Makina) R.A.F. Cemetery.

 4 Oct

Flt Lt

HOLME, ROBERT CHARLES LYON MC

He was killed in a flying accident at Kirkuk in Iraq, whilst travelling as a passenger in Vernon, J6865 of No 45 Sqn.  He was a member of No 1 Sqn and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

 4 Oct

AC1

MILNE, ALBERT ARNOTT

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Vernon, J6865 of No 45 Sqn, which crashed on take off for Kirkuk and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

 6 Oct

Fg Off

LOCKE WATERS, EVELYN ARCHER

He was killed whilst flying DH9A, H155 of No 30 Sqn, which crashed near Kirkuk following enemy action.

 9 Oct

Fg Off

TRANSON, HUBERT EVERITT

Died of injuries (Bristol Fighter, J6705 flew into Lough Neagh in mist or Avro 504K, H2482 of No 5 FTS, which spun in at Shotwick (Sealand)?)

11 Oct

AC2

KATES, PERCIVAL NOWELL

He died in the RAF Indian Hospital, Baghdad from anthrax and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

16 Oct

Flt Lt

MESSENGER, ALFRED LEWIS AFC

He died from injuries sustained on 4 Oct 1922 whilst flying Vernon, J6865 of No 45 Sqn, which crashed on take off for Kirkuk and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

18 Oct

Fg Off

FOORD, BASIL ARTHUR

He died in the Central RAF Hospital in Finchley from a tumour.

21 Oct

Flt Sgt

COLEMAN, JOHN HENRY

He was serving at HQ, Iraq Command and died from an self inflicted gun shot wound (accidental) and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

24 Oct

Fg Off

HARRICKS, FRANK SIMON

He was killed in action in Iraq whilst flying Snipe, H4866 of No 1 Sqn which crashed on to a house during a bombing raid on Ramia.

24 Oct

Plt Off

HAYTER, MATTHEW CHARLES

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, F4831 of No 24 Sqn, which spun into the ground as it attempted to land.

 4 Nov

Fg Off

BURNS THOMSON, WILLIAM  DFC

He was killed whilst serving at No 4 FTS, he was off duty and was flying an aircraft belonging to Fg Off McDonough, which he flew into a building whilst low flying, he is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

10 Nov

Sgt

WILSON,

Cairo New British Protestant Cemetery

12 Nov

Fg Off

STONE, OLIVER THORNTON

Died

13 Nov

AC1

GRIFFIN,

Cairo New British Protestant Cemetery

18 Nov

Flt Sgt

HASKINS, S A

He was serving with No 4 Sqn on board HMS Ark Royal but died in Imtarfa Military Hospital in Malta from stricture of the oesophagus, he is buried in Pieta Military Cemetery.

20 Nov

Fg Off

GAYES, WILLIAM JAMES

He was killed whilst flying Bristol F2B, F4340 of the Armament and Gunnery School, which collided with Snipe, 6749? near Eastchurch.

20 Nov

Fg Off

SYKES, BENJAMIN

Died of wounds.  Haidar Pasha Cemetery

27 Nov

LAC

ROSEVEARE ERNEST GUY

Ma'asker Al Raschid R.A.F. Cemetery

 6 Dec

AC1

KANE, PATRICK

He was serving on board HMS Argus and died from an appendix abscess and is buried in Shell Green Cemetery.

 9 Dec

AC2

HOLLIS, JOHN THOMAS

He died in the RAF British Hospital at Hinaidi from malignant malaria whilst serving with No 6 Armoured Car Company and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

10 Dec

Fg Off

HARRIS, BERTRAND REGINALD

He died from pleurisy in the Royal Naval Hospital, Chatham, whilst serving at the Armament and Gunnery School, Eastchurch.

18 Dec

Fg Off

WALLWORK, JOHN WILSON

Died of injuries.  (Nightjar, J6930 was being delivered to AEE when it suffered an engine failure and spun in at Brockworth?)

28 Dec

Fg Off

TURNER, EDWARD ERIC

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9A, E8468 of No 27 Sqn, which was hit by a bomb dropped from another aircraft and crashed behind enemy lines in Waziristan.

28 Dec

AC1

SLY, ?

He was killed in action whilst flying DH9A, E8468 of No 27 Sqn, which was hit by a bomb dropped from another aircraft and crashed behind enemy lines in Waziristan.

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