Airmen - Accidental Deaths

Airmen - Accidental Deaths

This community remembers those in the RFC, RNAS and RAF who died in training and air accidents. Around 8,000 men died in Britain during flight training due to accidents and mechanical failure - more than were killed from enemy action. I'll doubt I'll be able to identify all 8,000 plus but I hope this community will be enough to represent them all.

Created by: Trevor65535

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  • Profile picture for Donald Neil Cameron

    Born 1897

    Died 1918

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 210636 Serjeant Royal Air Force

  • Born 1893

    Died 1917

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 158 Sergeant Royal Flying Corps

  • Born 1893

    Died 1917

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 21502 1st Class Air Mechanic Royal Flying Corps

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 21502 Acting Corporal Royal Flying Corps

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 21502 2nd Class Air Mechanic Royal Flying Corps

  • Born 1899

    Died 1918

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 91993 Flight Cadet Royal Air Force

  • Born 1897

    Died 1918

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 99727 Sergeant Mechanic Royal Air Force No. 1 School of Aerial Gunnery

  • Profile picture for Sidney Lasenby Rose

    Born 1887

    Died 1918

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 3243 Canadian Infantry

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 152757 Second Lieutenant Royal Air Force

  • Profile picture for Reginald William Cowin

    Born 1896

    Died 1918

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 204321 Air Mechanic 1st Class Royal Air Force Airship Construction Station (Kingsnorth)

  • Born 1899

    Died 1918

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant

  • Born 1888

    Died 1918

    British Army 28090 Corporal Royal Engineers

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps

    British Army Motor Cyclist Despatch Rider Royal Engineers

  • Born 1894

    Died 1918

    British Army Middlesex Regiment 6th Battalion

    British Army 6027 Private Royal Fusiliers

    British Army 6027 Acting Corporal Royal Fusiliers 15th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Gerald Wilfred Francis Clarke

    Born 1899

    Died 1918

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant 42nd Training Sqdn

  • Profile picture for John Edward Kirkby Doe

    Born 1900

    Died 1918

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 89753 Flight Cadet Royal Flying Corps

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 4769 Flight Cadet Royal Flying Corps

  • Profile picture for Ronald Victor Knight

    Born 1894

    Died 1917

    Royal Navy Flight Sub-Lieutenant Royal Naval Air Service

  • Profile picture for Harold Caldecott Lake

    Born 1896

    Died 1918

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant

  • Profile picture for Alexander George Mcgillivray

    Born 1898

    Died 1918

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 74962 Second Lieutenant Royal Air Force

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant Royal Air Force 131 Squadron

  • Born 1894

    Died 1918

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 192 Private

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant Royal Air Force

  • Born 1897

    Died 1918

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant Royal Air Force

  • Profile picture for Sydney Ralph Pragnell

    Born 1898

    Died 1918

    Royal Navy BZ/1500 Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

    Royal Navy Probationary Flight Officer Royal Naval Air Service 4 Fighting School, Freiston (Pilot)

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieuteuant Royal Air Force 4th Squadron

  • Profile picture for Wilfrid Righton

    Born 1890

    Died 1918

    Royal Navy Flight Sub-Lieutenant Royal Naval Air Service

    Royal Navy Flight Officer Royal Naval Air Service

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Lieutenant Royal Air Force Air Station (Kingsnorth)

  • Born 1895

    Died 1918

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 301940

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant Royal Air Force 57th Training Depot Squadron