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ROYAL FLYING CORPS

197 names

3rd Squadron

5 names

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Reginald

DAVIS

Morane - Killed in action on the 20th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Cecil Collins

HANN

Died of wounds on the 22nd October 1916 - Age 25

Morane LA - Combat over Sailly-Saillisel

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

7396   Airman 2nd Class (Wireless Operator)

Reginald Alfred

HOBBS

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916 - Age 16

Detached in an artillery unit

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

Lieutenant (Pilot)

Leonard Cameron

KIDD, MC

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 23

Morane BB - Shot down by AA fire

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

Lieutenant (Observer)

Fenton Ellis Stanley

PHILLIPS, MC

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Morane BB - Shot down by AA fire

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

 

4th Squadron

12 names

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Geoffrey Richard

BOLITHO

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916 - Age 23

BE2c - Over Gommecourt

Rest in peace in Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy

 

Captain (Pilot)

Geoffrey Asteley

BURNEY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 32

BE2c - Authuile area

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Lieutenant (Observer)

John William

HALCROW

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

BE2c - Authuile area

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Lieutenant (Pilot)

Eric Craven

JOWETT

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 24

BE2d - Combat over Miraumont

Rest in peace in Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy

 

Second Lieutenant  (Pilot)

Hugh Edward

McCUTCHEON

Killed in flying accident on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 27

BE2d

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

10776  Airman 2nd Class (Wireless operator)

C.C.D.

PLAYLE

Detached to 62nd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery

Died of wounds on the 22nd August 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

John Francis Pembroke Boxwell

QUINLAN

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916

BE2c - Combat over Miraumont-Grandcourt area

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Geoffrey Victor

RANDALL

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 19

BE2c - Shot down near Contalmaison

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Ralph Cyril

STODDART

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 21

BE2c - Combat over Miraumont-Grandcourt area

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

5710  Airman 1st Class (Wireless operator)

Harry Thomas James

THAKE

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

Lieutenant (Pilot)

Maurice Wotton

THOMAS

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916

BE2d - Shot down near Grevillers

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Stanley Norman

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916

BE2c - Over Gommecourt

Rest in peace in Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy

 

 

5th Squadron

2 names

8824   Airman 2nd Class

C.F.

HEATLEY

Died on the 29th October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

 

Lieutenant (Observer)

John Cedric

JERVIS

Killed in action  on the 26th October 1916 - Age 26

BE2d - Combat over Serre-Puisieux area

Rest in peace in Courcelles-au-Bois Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

 

 

7th Squadron

10 names

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

R.G.R.

ALLEN

BE2c - Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

10023   Airman 2nd Class

Joseph William

BANKS

Died on the 21st October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

1312   Sergeant (Pilot)

Cecil Percy John

BROMLEY

Died of wounds on the 2nd November 1916 - Age 20

BE2c - Shot down over Le Sars

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Donald

CLARKE

BE2d - Killed in action on the 26th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

John

COLLEN

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916

BE2d - Shot down over Puisieux

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

William

FRASER

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916 - Age 27

BE2d - Shot down over Puisieux

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Donald Augustus

MACNEILL

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 23

BE2c

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

George Alexander

PALFREYMAN

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916 - Age 23

BE2d - Combat over Courcelette

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Laurance Dobree

RUSSELL

Died on the 2nd September 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

 

 

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Edward Dickinson

STEYTLER

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 19

BE2c - Combat between Thiepval and Pozieres

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

 

 

8th Squadron

2 names

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Charles Thomas Hinton

VAISEY

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

BE2d - Combat over Bucquoy on the 29th June

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

8215    Airman 2nd Class

W.H.

WAGNER

Died on the 29th August 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

 

 

 

9th Squadron

12 names

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Fritz

BOWYER

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 23

BE2c - Shot down over Delville Wood

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

James Alfred

BROWN

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

BE2c - Shot down over Delville Wood

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Lieutenant (Pilot)

Bernard Tarrant

COLLER

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 22

BE2e - Shot down over Lesboeufs

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot) (Canadian)

James Talmage

HANNING

Killed in action on the 27th November 1916 - Age 28

BE2e - Shot down near Gueudecourt

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

7600   Airman 2nd Class

Edward Charles

JOSLING

Died on the 31st October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Stanley Walter

MANN

Killed in action on the 1st November 1916 - Age 21

BE2e - Shot down near Le Sars

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

7750   Airman 2nd Class (Wireless Operator)

John Frederick

PEARCE

Died of wounds on the 16th August 1916 - Age 18

Wireless section

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Thomas Earle Gordon

SCAIFE, MC

Killed in action on the 27th November 1916 - Age 24

BE2c - Shot down near Lesboeufs

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Lieutenant (Observer)

Victor Arthur

STRAUSS

Killed in action on the 27th November 1916 - Age 22

BE2e - Shot down near Gueudecourt

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

4602   Airman 1st Class

William Edmund

TAYLOR

Died on the 29th October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Hugh Albert

WILLIAMSON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 29

BE2e - Combat near Bapaume

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Arthur Ernest

WYNN

Killed in action on the 1st November 1916 - Age 20

BE2e - Shot down near Le Sars

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

 

11th Squadron

15 names

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

G.M.

ALLEN

FE2b - Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916

Rest in peace in Mesnil Communal Cemetery Extension

 

Lieutenant (Pilot)

William Powell

BOWMAN

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916 - Age 22

FE2b - Combat near Bullecourt

Rest in peace in H.A.C. Cemetery

 

3049   Sergeant (Observer)

Albert

CLARKSON

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916 - Age 22

FE2b - Combat over Fremicourt

Rest in peace in Bancourt Communal Cemetery

 

Lieutenant (Observer)

George

CLAYTON

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916 - Age 23

FE2b - Combat near Bullecourt

Rest in peace in H.A.C. Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Hayden

FLOYD

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916 - Age 20

FE2b - Combat between Miraumont and Favreuil on the 9th July

Rest in peace in Douchy-la-Ayette  British Cemetery

 

1864 - Sergeant (Observer)

J.E.

GLOVER

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

FE2b - Shot down near Marcoing

Rest in peace in Fins New British Cemetery

 

649   Flight Sergeant (Pilot)

E.N.

HAXTON

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 23

FE2b - Combat near Morval

Rest in peace in Douchy-la-Ayette  British Cemetery

 

3023   Corporal (Observer)

Bertie Frederick George

JEFFS

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 21

FE2b - Combat near Morval

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Lieutenant (Pilot)

Ernest Conway

LANSDALE

Died of wounds as POW on the 30th September 1916 - Age 21

FE2b - Combat over Fremicourt

Rest in peace in Bancourt Communal Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Lionel Bertram Frank

MORRIS

Died of wounds as POW on the 17th September 1916 - Age 19

FE2b - Combat over Villers-Plouich

Rest in peace in Porte-de-Paris Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

James Lewis

PULLEYN

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916 - Age 19

FE2b - Combat over Bullecourt

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Captain (Observer)

Tom

REES

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 21

FE2b - Combat over Villers-Plouich

Rest in peace in Villers-Plouich Communal Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot) (Canadian)

Hector

THOMPSON

Died of wounds as POW on the 18th September 1916

FE2b - Shot down near Marcoing on the 17th September

Rest in peace in Fins New British Cemetery

 

5569   Sergeant

David Brown

WALKER

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 21

FE2b - Combat near Bapaume on the 15th September

Rest in peace in Habarcq Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2564  Corporal

Charles George Sedgwick

WARD

Killed in action on the 9th November 1916 - Age 22

FE2b - Combat over Bapaume area

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

 

12th Squadron

3 names

Second Lieutenant

Ian Gilmour

CAMERON

Died of wounds on the 9th November 1916 - Age 19

BE2c

Rest in peace in Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant

Aubrey Frederick Albert

PATTERSON

Died of wounds as POW on the 25th September 1916 - Age 20

BE2d - Combat over Marcoing on the 17th September

Rest in peace in Porte de Paris Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Rowland Murray

WILSON-BROWNE

Died of wounds as POW on the 21st July 1916 - Age 19

BE2c - Bombing of Aubigny-au-Bac

Rest in peace in Vis-en-Artois Communal Cemetery

 

 

15th Squadron

9 names

5385  Airman 1st Class (Wireless operator)

Alexander

ALLARDICE

Detached to 91st Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

2587  Sergeant (Pilot)

F.

BARTON

Killed in action on the 16th October 1916

BE2d - Crash near Hebuterne after combat

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

Captain (Observer)

K.A.

BROOKE-MURRAY

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 25

BE2c - Combat over Miraumont on the 16th September

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

Lieutenant (Pilot)

Robert

BURLEIGH

Killed in action on the 28th August 1916 - Age 23

BE2c -Shot down over Auchonvillerst

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

Lieutenant (Observer)

Edward Mervyn

CARRE

Killed in action on the 16th October 1916 - Age 22

BE2d - Crash near Hebuterne after combat

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Australian)

Leslie Charles

FOCKEN, served as FAWKNER

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916 - Age 23

BE2c

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Philip McLellan

HAARER

Died on the 22nd November 1916 - Age 20

Flying accident

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Reginald Charles

HARRY

Killed in action on the 28th August 1916

BE2c -Shot down over Auchonvillerst

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Reginald William

SETTLE

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Beauval Communal Cemetery

 

 

18th Squadron

9 names

24130  Sergeant (Pilot)

Cuthbert Godfrey

BALDWIN

Killed in action on the 3rd November 1916

FE2b - Crash near Englebelmer

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

George Andrew

BENTHAM

Killed in action on the 3rd November 1916

FE2b - Crash near Englebelmer

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

George

DOUGHTY

Killed in action on the 20th November 1916

FE2b - Shot down Gueudecourt-Warlencourt area

Rest in peace in Achiet-le-Grand Cemetery Extension

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Fred

HALL

Died of wounds on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 20

FE2b - Shot down near Ginchy

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Gilbert Sudbury

HALL

Died of wounds as POW on the 30th November 1916

FE2b - Shot down Gueudecourt-Warlencourt area on the 20th November

Rest in peace in Porte-de-Paris Cemetery

 

25214   Sergeant (Pilot)

Thomas

JONES

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916

FE2b - Combat near Bapaume on the 22nd September

Rest in peace in St Souplet British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot) (Australian)

Philip Joseph

SMYTH

Died of wounds received in a flying accident on the 16th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

Lieutenant (Observer)

Wallace Gordon

WARN

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 29

FE2b - Combat over Le Transloy

Rest in peace in Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2073   Airman 1st Class

Oliver Frederick

WATTS, MM

Kileld in action on the 27th November 1916 - Age 23

FE2b - Combat between Bapaume and Ginchy

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

 

19th Squadron

11 names

Second Lieutenant

Eugene Cruess

CALLAGHAN

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916

BE12

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Henry Maurice

CORBOLD

Died of wounds as POW on the 26th August 1916 - Age 20

BE12

Rest in peace in Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension

 

Second Lieutenant

Arthur Bancroft

DREWERY

Died of wounds on the 20th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension

 

 

Second Lieutenant

George

EDWARDS

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

BE12 - Shot down over Flesquieres

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Reginald Howard

EDWARDS

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916

BE12 - Shot down over Combles

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Guy

HEDDERWICK

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916

BE12 - Shot down near Le Transloy

Rest in peace in Bancourt Communal Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert Douglas

HERMAN

Died of wounds as POW on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 23

BE12 - Combat between Combles and Bapaume

Rest in peace in Epehy Communal Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Reginald Fitzroy

TALBOT

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916

BE12

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Lieutenant

John

THOMPSON, DCM

Killed in action on the 16th October 1916 - Age 23

BE12 - Combat over Ytres

Rest in peace in Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Captain

Cecil Robert

TIDSWELL

Killed in action on the 16th October 1916 - Age 36

BE12

Rest in peace in an isolated grave near Etricourt

 

Second Lieutenant

Theodore

WEST

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

BE12 - Combat over Havrincourt

Rest in peace in Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

 

 

21st Squadron

10 names

Captain (Pilot)

Jack Oliver

COOPER

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

RE7 - Shot down over Beaulencourt

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Canadian)

Cuthbert John

CREERY

Killed in action on the 20th October 1916 - Age 21

BE12 - Combat over Bapaume

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

William Cecil

FENWICK

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 19

BE12 - Combat over Ytres

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Arthur James

FISHER

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916 - Age 21

BE12 - Combat near Bapaume

Rest in peace in Bancourt Communal Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Charles Victor

HEWSON

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 22

RE7 - Shot down near Masnieres

Rest in peace in Porte-de-Paris Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

C.D.

HIGGINS

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916

BE12 - St down over St Pierre-Vaast Forest

Rest in peace in Tincourt New British Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

John Mary Joseph

KENNY

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 20

BE12 - St down in Sailly-Saillisel sector

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Lieutenant (Observer)

Alfred Vernon

OLIVER-JONES

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

RE7 - Shot down over Beaulencourt

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Maurice

SHARPE

Killed in action on the 28th October 1916

BE12 - Combat over Courcelette

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

 

 

Lieutenant

James Aitchison

STEWART

Died of wounds on the 12th October 1916 - Age 26

BE12 - Combat over Combles on the 7th October

Rest in peace in St Marie Cemetery

 

 

22nd Squadron

15 names

Lieutenant (Pilot)

Eynon George Arthur

BOWEN

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 23

FE2b - Shot Down near Le Sars

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Lieutenant (Observer)

Arthur James

BOWERMAN

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 20

FE2b - Combat over Contalmaison

Rest in peace in Allonville Communal Cemetery

 

Lieutenant (Observer)

Reginald

BURGESS

Died of wounds as POW on the 7th July 1916 - Age 24

FE2b - Shot Down between Longueval and Clery

Rest in peace in Douchy-les-Ayette British Cemetery

 

1565 - Flight Sergeant (Observer)

Norman Thomas

CLARKSON

Killed in action on the 1st August 1916 - Age 22

FE2b - Shot Down between Albert and Bapaume

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

5243 Private (Observer)

Francis Daulman

COX

Died of wounds on the 26th November 1916 - Age 24

FE2b - Shot Down near Pozieres

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Alexander

CROPPER

Died of wounds on the 22nd October 1916 - Age 19

FE2b - Combat over Le Transloy

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

Captain (Pilot)

Lord Auberon Thomas Herbert

Baron LUCAS

Killed in action on the 3rd November 1916 - Age 40

FE2b - Combat near Bapaume

Rest in peace in HAC Cemetery

 

Lieutenant (Pilot)

Hamish Strathy

MACKAY

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 22

FE2b - Combat over Contalmaison

Rest in peace in Allonville Communal Cemetery

 

Captain (Pilot) (Canadian)

Alan John MacDonald

PEMBERTON, MC

Killed in action on the 3rd November 1916 - Age 24

FE2b - Combat over Mory

Rest in peace in Mory Abbey Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

John Laurie

REID

Died of wounds on the 16th July 1916

FE2b - Shot down near Hebuterne on the 15th July

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

8836   Airman 2nd Class (Wireless Operator)

Albert

SPENCER

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 24

Detached to 59th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

Lieutenant (Observer)

Robert Macallan

STALKER

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 25

FE2b - Shot Down near Le Sars

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Captain (Pilot)

William Assheton

SUMMERS, MC

Killed in action on the 1st August 1916 - Age 20

FE2b - Shot Down between Albert and Bapaume

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Captain (Pilot)

Gilbert Watson

WEBB

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 26

FE2b - Combat over Douchy area

Rest in peace in Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3192  Corporal

A.

WINTERBOTTOM

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916

FE2b - Shot Down near Hardecourt

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

 

23rd Squadron

6 names

Captain (Pilot)

Ralph Newton

ADAMS, MC

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

FE2b - Crash near Meaulte after combat over Achiet-le-Grand

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Godfrey Benjamin Joseph

FIRBANK

Killed in action on the 11th September 1916 - Age 22

FE2b

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Robert Shirley

OSMASTON, MC

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916 - Age 22

Fe2b - Combat over Bertincourt

Rest in peace in Beauval Communal Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Frederick George

THIERRY

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 24

Fe2b - Combat over Heudicourt

Rest in peace in Fins New British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Leslie Godfrey Harcourt

VERNON

Killed in action on the 11th September 1916

FE2b

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

John Cooper

WILSON

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916 - Age 28

FE2b - Combat over Velu

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

 

24th Squadron

11 names

Second Lieutenant

Henry Berners

BEGG

Killed in action on the 23rd November 1916 - Age 23

DH2 - Combat over Le Sars

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Patrick Anthony Laugan

BYRNE, DSO

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916 - Age 21

DH2 - Combat over Le transloy

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William Charlton

CRAWFORD

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916

DH2 - Shot down over Ligny

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Canadian)

Henry Cope

EVANS, DSO

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 23

DH2 - Combat over Flers

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

A.E.

GLEW

Died of wound on the 8th September 1916 - Age 21

Flying accident

Rest in peace in St Pierre Cemetery

 

Lieutenant (Australian)

Douglas Huon

GRAY

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916

DH2 - Shot down near Puisieux

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Major

Lanoe George

HAWKER, VC, DSO

Killed in action on the 23rd November 1916 - Age 25

DH2 - Shot down near Ligny

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Kevin Parnell

MACNAMARA

Killed in action on the 29th June 1916

DH2 - Shot down over Clery sur Somme

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Neville Philip

MANFIELD

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 22

DH2 - Combat near Bapaume

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Godfrey

WIGLESWORTH

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 21

DH2 - Wounded in a flying accident

Rest in peace in Avesnes-le-Comte Cemetery Extension

 

Captain

David

WILSON, MC

Died of wounds on the 30th July 1916 - Age 23

DH2 - Wounded in a flying accident

Rest in peace in St Pierre Cemetery

 

 

 

27th Squadron

5 names

17018   Sergeant

Herbert

BELLERBY

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 28

Martinsyde G100 - Combat over Beugny

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Eric James

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916

Martinsyde G100

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Captain

Alfred

SKINNER

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 25

Martinsyde G100 - Shot down near Moislains

Rest in peace in Metz-en-Couture Communal Cem. and Ext.

 

Captain

Henry Arthur

TAYLOR, MC

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916 - Age 18

Martinsyde G100 - Combat near Ervillers

Rest in peace in Morry Abbey Cemetery.

 

Second Lieutenant

Arthur Henry William

TOLLEMACHE

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Martinsyde G100 - Combat near Bapaume

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

 

 

29th Squadron

1 name

 

 

Captain

Sidney Edward

COWAN, MC and two bars

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916 - Age 19

DH2 - killed in a collision with a British plane during a combat

Rest in peace in Cagnicourt British Cemetery

 

 

 

32nd Squadron

4 names

Lieutenant

Eric

BAINBRIDGE

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

DH2 - Combat over Delville Wood

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

Second Lieutenant

George Greenwood

BENTLEY

Died on the 17th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Beauval Communal Cemetery

 

934   Sergeant

Eric Henry

DOBSON

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 22

DH2 - Shot down between Courcelette and Le Sars

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

 

22203   Airman 1st Class

W.

NASH

Died on the 28th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

 

 

34th Squadron

2 names

Second Lieutenant

Arnott Andrew

PATTERSON

Died of wounds on the 9th November 1916 - Age 25

BE2e - Combat over Le Sars

Rest in peace in Allonville Communal Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Philip Ryland

PINSENT

Died of wounds on the 24th September 1916 - Age 18

BE2e - Shot down near Mametz on the 23rd September

Rest in peace in Allonville Communal Cemetery

 

 

 

45th Squadron

6 names

Second Lieutenant (Observer) (Canadian)

W.F.H.

FULLERTON

Killed in action on the 22nd October 1916 - Age 27

Sopwith Strutter - Combat between Peronne and Bapaume

Rest in peace in Porte-de-Paris Cemetery

 

Captain (Pilot)

Leslie

PORTER

Died of wounds as POW on the 24th October 1916 - Age 34

Sopwith Strutter - Combat between Peronne and Bapaume on the 22nd October

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

George Bernard

SAMUELS

Killed in action on the 22nd October 1916

Sopwith Strutter - Combat between Peronne and Bapaume

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

24715   Sergeant (Pilot)

P.

SNOWDON

Killed in action on the 22nd October 1916 - Age 22

Sopwith Strutter - Combat between Peronne and Bapaume

Rest in peace in Porte-de-Paris Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

William Johnson

THUELL

Killed in action on the 22nd October 1916

Sopwith Strutter - Combat over Lesboeufs

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Oliver John

WADE

Killed in action on the 22nd October 1916

Sopwith Strutter - Combat over Lesboeufs

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

 

60th Squadron

14 names

Lieutenant (Observer)

Douglas Havilland

BACON

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 21

Nieuport 16 - Combat between Serre and Gommecourt

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Captain

Norman Alexander

BROWNING-PATERSON

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Morane N - Shot down over Achiet-le-Petit

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William Mackay

CARLYLE

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916

Nieuport 16 - Combat over Grevillers

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Captain (Pilot)

Leslie Stafford

CHARLES

Died of wounds as POW on the 30th July 1916 - Age 21

Morane BB - Shot down over Estrees

Rest in peace in Roisel Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Lyonel Latimer

CLARK

Killed in action on the 2nd August 1916 - Age 18

Morane BB - Shot down near St Quentin

Rest in peace in Beaumetz Communal Cemetery

 

Second LieutenantV(Observer)

Henry Joseph

NEWTON

Killed in action on the 2nd August 1916 - Age 19

Morane BB - Shot down near Peronne

Rest in peace in Beaumetz Communal Cemetery

 

Lieutenant (Pilot)

John Anthony Ninian

ORMSBY

Died of wounds as POW on the 2nd August 1916 - Age 22

Morane BB - Shot down near Peronne

Rest in peace in Beaumetz Communal Cemetery

 

Captain

George Alec

PARKER, DSO,MC

Killed in action on the 27th November 1916 - Age 23

Nieuport 17 - Combat near Miraumont

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Lieutenant

James Michael Jeslyn

SPENCER

Killed in action on the 3rd November 1916

Nieuport 16 - Shot down over Douchy

Rest in peace in Douchy-les-Ayette British Cemetery

 

Captain

Alfred Spencer Mason

SUMMERS

Died of wounds as POW on the 15th September 1916

Nieuport 16 - Shot down over Ligny/Beaulencourt

Rest in peace in Beaulencourt British Cemetery

 

Captain

Hugh Christopher

TOWER

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916 - Age 30

Morane V - Combat over Grevillers

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Major

Francis Fitzgerald

WALDRON

Died of wounds as POW on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 29

Morane N - Shot down at Epignoy

Rest in peace in HAC Cemetery

 

2260   Sergeant (Pilot)

Alexander

WALKER

Killed in action on the 2nd August 1916 - Age 22

Morane BB - Shot down near St Quentin

Rest in peace in Beaumetz Communal Cemetery

 

 

 

Lieutenant (Observer)

Cyril

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 20

Morane BB - Shot down over Estrees

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

 

70th Squadron

28 names

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Morton

ALLPORT

Killed in action on the 10th November 1916 - Age 29

Sopwith Strutter - Shot down over Havrincourt Wood

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Carl John

BEATTY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 27

Sopwith Strutter

Rest in peace in Heath Cemetery

 

Lieutenant (Observer)

Trevor Moutray

BENNET, MC

Killed in action on the 10th November 1916 - Age 19

Sopwith Strutter - Shot down over Havrincourt Wood

Rest in peace in Hermies Hill British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Edward William

BURKE

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916 - Age 18

Sopwith Strutter

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension

 

Lieutenant (Observer)

George Lushington

COLOMB, DCM

Accidentally killed on the 22nd November 1916 - Age 27

Sopwith Strutter

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Extension

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Guy Newson

COUSANS

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 19

Sopwith Strutter

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Andrew John Tuke

CRUICKSHANK

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916 - Age 18

Sopwith Strutter - Reconnaissance patrol on Cambrai

Rest in peace in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery

 

Captain (Pilot)

Guy Lindsay

CRUIKSHANK, DSO, MC

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 26

Sopwith Strutter - Shot down over Hesbecourt

Rest in peace in Hesbecourt Communal Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Frederick StJohn Forth North

ECHLIN

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Sopwith Strutter - Shot down near Bapaume

Rest in peace in Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

25178  Sergeant (Pilot)

R.S.

EVANS

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 18

Sopwith Strutter - Shot down over Bancourt

Rest in peace in Bancourt Communal Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

John Hugh

GALE

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916 - Age 19

Sopwith Strutter - Shot down over Morval

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

Captain (Observer)

Ferdinand Goncalves

GLENDAY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 24

Sopwith Strutter - Combat near Bapaume

Rest in peace in Beauval Communal Cemetery

 

6709   Airman 1st Class (Observer)

A.

GRUNDY

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Sopwith Strutter - Shot down near Bapaume

Rest in peace in Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

John Welby

GUNTON

Killed in action on the 9th August 1916 - Age 21

Sopwith Strutter - Combat near Bapaume

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Cecil William

HARDMAN

Died on the 21st September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Lieutenant (Pilot)

H.R.

HELE-SHAW

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Rest in peace in Jeancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Captain (Pilot)

Robert Gerald

HOPWOOD

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 31

Sopwith Strutter - Shot Down in Marcoing area

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Francis Matt

LAWLEDGE

Died of wounds on the 10th October 1916 - Age 38

Sopwith Strutter - Combat over Bapaume

Rest in peace in Bailleul Road East Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Charles Eric

MACRAE

Killed in action on the 10th November 1916 - Age 19

Sopwith Strutter

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Joseph Spencer

MITCHELL

Died of wounds received in a flying accident on the 5th October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant

Vernon Leslie

MORGAN

Died on the 21st September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Oswald

NIXON

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 20

Combat over Hervilly

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

Lieutenant (Observer)

Robert Claude

OAKES

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Jeancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Lieutenant (Observer)

Rudolph Arthur

PRESTON, MC

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 23

Sopwith Strutter - Shot down over Hesbecourt

Rest in peace in Hesbecourt Communal Cemetery

 

Lieutenant (Observer)

William Bell

SAINT

Died of wounds on the 15th September 1916 - Age 23

Sopwith Strutter - Combat over Hesbecourt

Rest in peace in Tincourt New British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant (Pilot)

Richard Malcolm Sisnett

SHEPHERD

Killed in action on the 9th August 1916

Sopwith Strutter - Combat near Bapaume

Commemorated on Arras Flying Services Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Leicester Frederick

STRUBEN

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 23

Sopwith Strutter - Shot down over Bancourt

Rest in peace in Bancourt Communal Cemetery

 

 

 

3538    Airman 1st Class

H.P.

WARMINGER

Died of wounds on the 25th August 1916 - Age 30

Sopwith Strutter - Shot near Bouzincourt

Rest in peace in Forceville Communal Cemetery and Ext.

 

 

 

 

Kite Balloon Sections

3 names

Lieutenant

Clarence Edwards Nooth

COOPER

Accidentally killed on the 16th September 1916 - Age 25

N6 Kite Balloon section

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

15557   Airman 2nd Class

E.

LOVESAY

Died on the 24th November 1916

N2 Kite Balloon section

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

Captain

Basil Hallam

RADFORD

Accidentally killed on the 20th August 1916 - Age 28

N1 Kite Balloon section

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

 

No identified squadron

2 names

8839  Air Mechanic 2nd Class (Wireless operator)

D.E.G.

BUCKLEY

110th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery

Killed in action on the 11th November 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

George Lushington

COLOMB, DCM

Killed in action on the 22nd November 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.