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Casualties - January - December 1930


Date Rank Name Unit, Aircraft & Comments

1 Jan

Fg Off

PEARSON, CHARLES ALFRED

He was serving with No 32 Sqn when he died, cause unknown in the Officers Hospital, Uxbridge.

8 Jan

Cpl

CHILMAN, WILLIAM HENRY

He was killed whilst training at No 4 FTS in Avro 504N, JR8716 or J8981, both of No 4 FTS, which collided at Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

8 Jan

LAC

GREEN, LEONARD VINCENT

He was killed whilst training at No 4 FTS in Avro 504N, JR8716 or J8981, both of No 4 FTS, which collided at Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

8 Jan

Fg Off

GALPIN, CHARLES EDSON

He was killed whilst serving as an instructor with No 4 FTS in Avro 504N, J8981, of No 4 FTS, which collided with JR8716 of the same unit at Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

8 Jan

Flt Lt

GREENSLADE, RICHARD SAMUEL

He was killed whilst serving as an instructor with No 4 FTS in Avro 504N, JR8716 of No 4 FTS, which collided with J8991 of the same unit at Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

14 Jan

Plt Off

GALE, ROBERT CHARLES CAVE RAFO

He died from injuries sustained at Stanton, Suffolk, when his car collided with a motor lorry.

21 Jan

Fg Off

LEE EVANS, CHARLES HENRY

He was serving with No 6 Sqn when he died, cause unknown, at Heliopolis and is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery..

21 Jan

Fg Off

MACKENZIE, DONALD

He was killed whilst flying Fairey IIIF, J9637 of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Sudbury in Suffolk.  His crewman, Cpl L E Barnard was also killed in the accident.

21 Jan

Cpl

BARNARD, LEONARD EDWARD

He was killed whilst flying as the crewman in Fairey IIIF, J9337 of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Sudbury in Suffolk, piloted by Fg Off D Mackenzie, who also killed in the accident.

13 Feb

Sgt

FELL, CECIL ALFRED ARTHUR

He was killed whilst flying Siskin IIIDC, J9190? of No 32 Sqn, which crashed at Kenley after he had abandoned it, but his parachute failed to open.

27 Feb

Fg Off

DOWNEY, FREDERICK BENSON SHEARN

A member of No 55 Sqn, he died, cause unknown, at Hinaidi, Iraq and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery..

11 Mar

Fg Off

WALKER, FREDERICK BENJAMIN GODDARD

Serving at the RAF Depot, he died in the Officer’s Hospital, Uxbridge, from pleurisy and pneumonia.

22 Mar

Sgt

NICHOL, FRANCIS GERARD

He was serving as a Carpenter Rigger with No 205 Sqn and died in Singapore General Hospital from injuries sustained in a motor accident, he is buried in Kranji Military Cemetery.

24 Mar

Plt Off

PRATT, PERCY JAMES

He was killed, whilst flying Virginia VI, J7709 of No 58 Sqn when it crashed whilst landing at night at Worthy Down.

24 Mar

Fg Off

WHITE, ERNEST RICHARD

He was killed, whilst flying as 2nd pilot in Virginia VI, J7709 of No 58 Sqn when it crashed whilst landing at night at Worthy Down.

27 Mar

AC1

CEMERY, THOMAS ARTHER JOHN

He was serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 70 Sqn at the time of his death but nothing is recorded in the ORB and he is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.  His service records end in 1928 with an admission to Stamford Hospital without recording his posting to Iraq.

1 Apr

Flt Cdt

HODGKINSON, WILLIAM HENRY

He was killed whilst flying DH9A, J8159 of the RAF College, which crashed at Cranwell.

8 Apr

Fg Off

TEALE, ROGER PRIDGIN

He was killed whilst flying Siskin IIIA, J8888 of No 19 Sqn, which spun in following a formation take off.  He is buried in Whittlesford (SS Mary and Andrew) Churchyard.

6 Apr

Sgt

MARTIN, JOHN He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Grebe IIDC, J7519 of No 23 Sqn, which bounced and overturned on landing at Farnborough.  The pilot Flt Lt R L R Atcherley was slightly injured.

10 Apr

Fg Off

WILSON, ERNEST LEONARD

He died from injuries sustained earlier in the day whilst flying Grebe IIIDC, J7530 of the Armament and Gunnery School, which spun into the ground at Eastchurch.  His passenger, Tel J R Armison RN was also killed.

14 Apr

Fg Off

GLOVER, HAROLD EDWARD LDS

He was a Dental Officer stationed at the RAF Depot, Uxbridge but was found dead at RAF Upper Heyford, cause currently unknown.

23 Apr

AC1

DAVIES, CYRIL FRED

He was killed whilst flying in Fairey IIIF, S1201 of No 47 Sqn, which stalled whilst landing at Heliopolis ands is buried in Cairo New British Protestant Cemetery.

23 Apr

Plt Off

BARRON, FRANCIS SLADE

He was killed whilst flying Fairey IIIF, S1201 of No 47 Sqn, which stalled whilst landing at Heliopolis, possibly as a result of the engine failing on take off and to bad visibility.

25 Apr

Sgt

FEARN, WILLIAM HENRY

He was killed whilst flying an unidentified Avro 504N of the RAF College, which stalled and spun in at Cranwell during a test flight.

25 Apr

AC1

CHARLTON, LESLIE EDWARD

He was killed whilst flying in an unidentified Avro 504N of the RAF College, which stalled and spun in at Cranwell during a test flight.

14 May

Flt Lt

TAVENDALE, JAMES CHARLES HENRY

He was killed whilst flying Bristol Fighter, F4562 of No 20 Sqn, which crashed at Ali Masjid near Peshawar

14 May

LAC

CHAPPELL, HENRY JOHN

He was killed whilst flying in Bristol F2B, F4562 of No 20 Sqn, which crashed at Ali Masjid near Peshawar.

15 May

LAC

CHARLESWORTH, ERNEST RAYMOND He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Bristol F2B, F4414 of No 20 Sqn which crashed at Jhelum when the left wing hit a telegraph wire during a ferry flight to Lahore.

15 May

Fg Off

HAWKE, JOHN WILLIAM

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Bristol F2B, F4414 of No 20 Sqn which crashed at Jhelum when the left wing hit a telegraph wire during a ferry flight to Lahore.

15 May

 

LAC JARVIS, ALFRED JOHN He was killed when he fell from Fairey IIIF, S1306 of No 440 Flight shortly after taking off from Kai Tak on a test flight.

17 May

Fg Off

STROUD, RICHARD WILLIAM ALEXANDER

He was killed whilst flying an unidentified Wapiti of No 11 Sqn, which crashed at Risalpur, having been hit by ground fire on a bombing raid.

17 May

AC1

WILTSHIRE, CHARLES SAMUEL

When his pilot, Fg Off Stroud, was killed flying an unidentified Wapiti of No 11 Sqn, having been hit by ground fire on a bombing raid, he flew the aircraft back to the airfield at Risalpur but was killed in the crash which resulted on landing.

26 May

Fg Off

NICOLAY, VINCENT HUMPHRIES

A member of No 4 Sqn, he was attached to the CFS when he was killed whilst flying Avro 5404N, J8728 of CFS, which crashed when starboard wing hit the ground during a turn at Barholm, near Stamford.

5 Jun

Fg Off

FRANCIS, REGINALD FREDERICK

He was killed flying Fairey IIID, S1078 of No 202 Sqn when it spun in from 3,000 ft at Birzebugg, Malta.  He is buried in Pieta Military Cemetery.

5 Jun

LAC

HARRIS, CHARLES DREWERY

He was killed flying in Fairey IIID, S1078 of No 202 Sqn, flown by Fg Off R F Francis when it spun in from 3,000 ft at Birzebugg, Malta.  He is buried in Pieta Military Cemetery.

6 Jun

Flt Lt

DRAKE, HENRY LEONARD

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504N, J8709 which collided with Avro 504N, J9693, both of the RAF College, whilst on approach to land at Cranwell.

7 Jun

Plt Off

VILLERS GEORGE ERNEST AAF

He was serving with No 600 Sqn when he was killed whilst flying Blackburn Bluebird IV, G-AASU, which crashed near Hendon.  A Mr H Winch was also killed in the accident.

8 Jun

Fg Off GALPIN, CHARLES EDSON He was killed whilst serving as an instructor with No 4 FTS in Avro 504N, J8981, which collided with JR8716 of the same unit at Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

8 Jun

Flt Lt GREENSLADE, RICHARD SAMUEL He was killed whilst serving as an instructor with No 4 FTS in Avro 504N, J8981, which collided with JR8716 of the same unit at Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

12 Jun

 Sgt

O'MEARA, FRED

He was killed whilst flying Horsley, J8005 of No 100 Sqn, which collided with Bulldog K1091 of No.3 Squadron piloted by Plt Off Lord Malcolm Avondale Douglas-Hamilton, who survived.  They were possibly rehearsing for a mock dogfight for the RAF Display.  O’Meara’s passenger, LAC William Hagan, was uninjured.

13 Jun

Flt Lt

FLETCHER, NIGEL HENRY, NEVILLE

He was killed whilst flying DH Genet Moth, J8820 of the CFS, which crashed at Wittering when it stalled in inverted flight.

13 Jun

Sgt

HINDELANG, EDWARD ALBERT He was killed whilst flying Wapiti IIA, J9712 of No 60 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking of from Kohat

13 Jun

LAC

LANSDELL, WILLIAM HENRY He was killed whilst flying Wapiti IIA, J9712 of No 60 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking of from Kohat

17 Jun

Wg Cdr

SMYTHIES, BERNARD EDWARD DFC

He was killed whilst flying Moth, K1209 of No 29 Sqn which crashed into a steam roller whilst taking off from North Weald.

18 Jun

Fg Off

CLAXTON, JOHN CECIL LAUGA

He was killed whilst flying an unidentified Bristol Fighter of the School of Photography, which crashed at Farnborough.

8 Jul

LAC

ARNOLD, HENRY FREDERICK

He was serving in Malta as Motor Boat Crew at the time of his death and is buried in Imtarfa Military Cemetery.

9 Jul

Sgt

GORDON, JOHN RITCHIE

 

He was killed whilst flying Wapiti, J9636, which was hit as it taxied by Wapiti, J9625 which was taking off and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

10 Jul

AC1

ARMSTRONG, DONALD DOUGLAS

He was serving as a Fitter at RAF North Coates Fitties when he was killed in a car accident near Grimsby.  The car he was travelling in suffered a burst tyre, hit the kerb and overturned, killing him.  He is buried in North Coates (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

15 Jul

Fg Off

ROGERS, PETER BAGWELL

He was killed whilst flying Gamecock I, J7894 of No 23 Sqn, which crashed at Gedney Dawsmere near the ranges at Holbeach.

1 Jul

LAC

LAIDLER, ROBERT ANGUS

He was killed whilst flying in Fairey IIIF, J9134 of No 8 Sqn, when it crashed at Khormaksar.  He Is buried in Maala Cemetery.

26 Jul

Fg Off

PILCHER, GEOFFREY NORMAN

He was killed whilst flying Fairey IIIF, J9134 of No 8 Sqn, when it crashed at Khormaksar.  He Is buried in Maala Cemetery.

28 Jul

Flt Sgt

COTTERELL, LEONARD CHARLES

He was serving as a Storekeeper in Malta when he died, cause unknown and is buried in Imtarfa Military Cemetery.

3 Aug

Flt Lt

MILLER, ALEXANDER ROBERTSON HUNTER AAF

He was killed whilst flying an Avro of No 603 (City of Edinburgh) Sqn, which stalled and crashed following an engine failure at Turnhouse

6 Aug

AC1

MASTERS, HARRY EDWARD

He was serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) with No 55 Sqn when he died, cause unknown and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

6 Aug

Plt Off

SAWYER, WILFRED

He was killed whilst flying an unidentified Siskin IIIA of No 41 Sqn, which crashed at Barrowby near Grantham after hitting a tree  whilst low flying.

8 Aug

Sgt

McNAIR, OWEN HERBERT He was killed whilst flying Siskin IIIA, J9325 of No 25 Sqn stalled off a low turn and crashed at Falmer, near Lewes, during a army co-operation exercise.

8 Aug

Cpl

ANDERSON, LUCIAN

He was serving as an Aircrafthand in Iraq at te time of his death, cause unknown and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

10 Aug

Wg Cdr

CRAWFORD, STANLEY CHARLES RUSSELL OBE, TD

He was serving with the Department of the Judge Advocate General when he died in the Isle of Wight, from pneumonia.

15 Aug

Fg Off

KINGSFORD, ERIC TENNANT (Lt P.W. Vols)

He was killed whilst flying DH9A, J8138 of No 4 FTS, which was hit by J7815 as it took off from Abu Sueir and is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

18 Aug

Plt Off

WOODLAND, JOHN DOUGLAS

He was undergoing pilot training at No 5 FTS at Sealand when he was killed in a road accident near Chester.  He was returning to the aerodrome from Chester, on his motor-cycle with Plt Off Jack Satchell, on pillion. They crashed into a pedal cyclist, flinging them into the road, where another motor cyclist came along and crashed into him.

20 Aug

AC1

OLDFIELD, DAVID ARTHUR HENRY

He was serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) at the Aircraft Depot, Iraq when he died, cause unknown and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

3 Sep

LAC

COOPER, JAMES

 

He was killed whilst flying in Wapiti, J9489 of No 30 Sqn which collided with J9623 of the same unit at 4,000 ft near Aqra in Iraq.  He is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid R.A.F. Cemetery.

3 Sep

Fg Off

SUTTON, CHARLES RAFO

Killed

9 Sep

Plt Off

BALL, PETER STRICKLAND

He was killed whilst flying in Avro 504N, J9007 of No 2 Flying Training School, which crashed at Nocton Heath, Lincolnshire, after hitting trees.

19 Sep

Plt Off

THOMPSON, MALCOLM STEWART

He was undergoing pilot training at No 3 FTS when he died from injuries sustained in a motor cycle accident at Molesey, Surrey.

20 Sep

Flt Sgt

HUTCHINSON, ALBERT

He disappeared from a motor boat in rough seas whilst making the crossing from Plymouth to Mount Batten, but his disappearance was not discovered until the boat reached Mount Batten.

25 Sep

Plt Off

SANT, ALFRED CECIL

He had been undertaking a cross-country navigation exercise from No 2 FTS at Digby to RAF Upper Heyford and back on 22 Sep 1930, when he strayed off course and then suffered engine trouble which resulted in him stalling and diving into the ground at Treeton near Rotherham.  He was severely injured and died three days later.

26 Sep

Sgt CLARKE, OWEN CAMBRIDGE He was killed whilst flying an unidentified aircraft of No 11 Sqn in a flying accident in the Lowarai Pass during a sortie in support of the Chitral Relief Column.

26 Sep

LAC VALENTINE, FRANK SPENCER He was killed whilst flying in an unidentified aircraft of No 11 Sqn in a flying accident in the Lowarai Pass during a sortie in support of the Chitral Relief Column.

27 Sep

Fg Off

CALWELL, ALEXANDER KIRK KENNEDY

He was serving at the Electrical and Wireless School, Cranwell, when he died in Bedford County Hospital from injuries sustained when his car skidded and crashed into a barn on the Great North Road as he and two other officers were driving down to London.

30 Sep

Flt Lt

ARMSTRONG, GERALD CHRISTOPHER ALLAN

He was killed whilst he was flying a Bulldog of No 17 Sqn (K1083 or K1085) which flew into the ground in fog at Arundel Park, Sussex.

30 Sep

Sgt

BIRKENSHAW, WILFRED

was killed whilst he was flying a Bulldog of No 17 Sqn (K1083 or K1085) which flew into the ground in fog at Arundel Park, Sussex.

30 Sep

Flt Lt

PLUNKETT, JOHN AUGUSTUS RAFO

An ex Stores Officer, he was the postmaster at Halton when he died, the cause of which is currently unknown.

5 Oct

Wg Cdr

COLMORE, REGINALD BLAYNEY BULTEEL

He was serving as the Director of Airship Development and was killed in the R101 Disaster.

5 Oct

Flt Lt

IRWIN, HERBERT CARMICHAEL AFC

He was the Captain of the R101 Airship which crashed at Beauvais on its maiden flight to India.

5 Oct

Flt Lt

JOHNSTON, ERNEST LIVINGSTONE OBE, AFC, RAFO

He was the navigator of the R101 Airship which crashed at Beauvais on its maiden flight to India.

5 Oct

Sqn Ldr

O'NEILL, WILLIAM HICKLEY LOVELL MC

He was representing the Secretary of State for India and was onboard the R101 Airship which crashed at Beauvais on its maiden flight to India.

5 Oct

Sqn Ldr

PALSTRA, WILLIAM MC RAAF

On an exchange posting with RAF he was onboard the R101 Airship which crashed at Beauvais on its maiden flight to India.

5 Oct

Sqn Ldr

ROPE, FREDERICK MICHAEL

Attached to Directorate of Airship Development, he was onboard the R101 Airship which crashed at Beauvais on its maiden flight to India.

5 Oct

Fg Off

STEFF, MAURICE HENRY

He was the 2nd Officer of the R101 Airship which crashed at Beauvais on its maiden flight to India.

7 Oct

Cpl

KNIGHT, LESLIE ARTHUR

He was killed whilst flying in Fairey IIIF, S1324 of 448 Flt, HMS Eagle being flown by Flt Lt H H Down.  Their aircraft was hit by S1371, which landed safely, but Cpl Knight was thrown out and fell into the sea.

12 Oct

AC1

MINNS, WILLIAM HENRY DACK He was killed at Martlesham Heath, in a Vickers aircraft being tested by No 22 Sqn, possibly Vickers 150, J9131, which suffered a double engine failure on take off.

12 Oct

Flt Lt

BURD, JOHN MARSH MC

He was serving with No 30 Sqn when he died suddenly, cause unknown, in the British General Hospital, Hinaidi, Iraq and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

13 Oct

Fg Off

NESBIT, CHARLES HENRY FLETCHER RAFO

He was killed, along with two others, whilst flying de Havilland DH80A Puss Moth, VH-UPC registered to Wings Ltd., Perth, WA, which crashed at Chidlow Hills, Darling Ranges, Western Australia.

15 Oct

LAC

BARKER, EDWARD GEORGE

He was killed whilst flying in Ripon S1365 of No 461 (Fleet Torpedo Bomber) Flight, when he was thrown out the aircraft as it pulled out of a dive at Hal Far, Malta.  Despite having a parachute he was too low for it to fully deploy and he is buried in Imtarfa Military Cemetery.

15 Oct

Flt Lt

BLOMFIELD, JAMES STANLEY

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504N, K1059 of No 3 FTS which spun into the ground near Grantham.  His passenger/student, AC2 C Williamson was also killed.

15 Oct

AC2

WILLIAMSON, CYRIL

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504N, K1059 of No 3 FTS, piloted by Flt Lt J S Blomfield, who was also killed, which spun into the ground near Grantham.

15 Oct

Fg Off

COWIN, MAURICE (Lt RN)

He was killed flying Blackburn Ripon, S1365 of No 461 Flt.  He was diving in formation with another aircraft but when it pulled out of the dive at 300 400 ft, S1365 did not and dived into the ground.  His crewman, LAC E G Barker was thrown out but he did not have sufficient height to deploy his parachute.

16 Oct

Flt Cdt

FAWKES, ERNEST HAMLEY He was killed whilst flying Atlas, K1186 of RAF College, Cranwell, which stalled, half rolled and dived into the ground from about 500 ft at Cranwell.

18 Oct

Flt Lt

WORSLEY, OSWALD EWART

He was killed in a motor car accident near Slough and at the time of his death he was a flight commander with No 29 Sqn.

20 Oct

Flt Lt

REID, EDWARD DOUGLAS WHITEHEAD MB, AAF

A member of No 601 (County of London) Sqn, he died from injuries sustained whilst flying Westland Widgeon II, G-EBJT, which hit a tree when landing, his passenger, Miss Irene Burnside was killed outright.

22 Oct

Plt Off

WHITTOME, THOMAS EUSTACE

He was killed whilst flying De Havilland DH60 Moth, G-EBPR belonging to National Flying Services, Hanworth, which spun into the ground at Boddington Hill, Wendover.  He was off duty at the time.

24 Oct

Cpl

ROGERSON, ROBERT

He was serving as a Hospital Cook at the General Hospital, Basra, when he died cause unknown and is buried in Basra (Makina) RAF Cemetery.

30 Oct

Flt Cdt

BERRY, PETER

He was killed whilst flying Atlas J9985 of the RAF College, which crashed at Cranwell.

2 Nov

Chap

STEUERT, The Rev FREDERICK ALEXANDER MA, BD, AAF

Died in Edinburgh

4 Nov

Fg Off

BARNETT, MAX IAN

He was killed whilst flying Siskin IIIA, J9907 of No 56 Sqn, which lost its wings and crashed at Little Wood, Barnes Farm, Fryerning, Ingatestone, Essex.

4 Nov

Fg Off

GOAD, FREDERICK ROBERT WALKER

He was killed whilst flying Virginia VI, J7561 of No 9 Sqn as 1st pilot, which crashed and caught fire at Manston, Kent, although it was repaired and returned to service.

4 Nov

Sgt

ROBERTS, GEORGE WILLIAM

He was killed whilst flying Virginia VI, J7561 of No 9 Sqn as 2nd pilot, which crashed and caught fire at Manston, Kent, although it was repaired and returned to service.

19 Nov

Plt Off

CHANCE, JOHN ANTHONY

He was killed whilst flying an unidentified Atlas of No 26 Sqn, which crashed at Catterick.  His crewman, Sgt A Maitland was seriously injured.

20 Nov

Flt Lt

BURKE, EDWARD JOSEPH AUGUSTINE RAFO

He employed by the Airland Manufacturing Company of Vancouver and having flown a prospector to Liard Post was returning with him and his mechanic to Atlin, when they were forced to alight on the River Liard, but a float was holed and they had to abandon the aircraft.  After days waiting to see if they would be rescused they finally set off on foot through the snow but they gradually got weaker.  Eventually 'Paddy' Burke became so weak that despite shooting a caribou, he was too weak and died on 20 November 1930.  The other two, refreshed by the caribou meat finally reached safety.

25 Nov

Flt Lt

BROOKS, GERALD

He was killed whilst flying either Horsley, J8013 or J8015 of 100 Sqn, which collided with each other over Reres Wood near Leuchars.

25 Nov

Flt Lt

HOWLETT, ALEXANDER HAROLD JAMES

He was killed whilst flying either Horsley, J8013 or J8015 of 100 Sqn, which collided with each other over Reres Wood near Leuchars.

30 Nov

Flt Lt

GIBBON, DOUGLAS WELLS

He was killed whilst flying Avro 504N, K1041 of Inland Area which crashed en route from Henlow to Worthy Down at Parrier Park in Bedfordshire.

2 Dec

Sqn Ldr

CROSBIE, ERNEST WILLIAM

He was serving as the Senior Stores Officer at HQ, No 21 Group at West Drayton when he died in the RAF Hospital, Uxbridge from injuries sustained when he fell from a moving train at South Harrow.

9 Dec

Wg Cdr

MACKAY, CHARLES JOSEPH MC, DFC

Died, cause unknown.

15 Dec

Fg Off

ASHWANDEN, CECIL KENNETH (Lt RN)

He was undergoing training at RAF Base Leuchars and died in Newcastle Infirmary from injuries sustained in a motor accident near Otterburn, Northumberland, whilst returning home on Christmas leave from Leuchars, when his car crashed into a telegraph pole.

19 Dec

LAC

COKER, CECIL HARRY

He was serving as a Fitter (Aero Engine) at the Air Depot, Iraq when he died in the RAF Hospital, Hinaidi following a short illness and is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

26 Dec

Fg Off

HANLON, CHARLES PETER

He died from injuries sustained on 3 September 1930 whilst flying Wapiti, J9489 of No 30 Sqn which collided with J9623 of the same unit at 4,000 ft near Aqra in Iraq. in Iraq.  He is buried in Ma'asker Al Raschid RAF Cemetery.

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