56 Squadron: 17 April - 7 May 1917

56 Squadron: 17 April - 7 May 1917

This community attempts to identify those pilots and aircrew who flew with 56 Squadron in France during the time that Albert Ball was there. The Squadron was formed on 8 June 1916 and posted to France in April 1917. The Squadron was equipped with the SE5.

Created by: Trevor65535

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  • Profile picture for Albert Ball

    Born 1896

    Died 1917

    British Army 2599 Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment 5th (Home Service), 3/5th Battalion

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain

  • Profile picture for Reginald Theodore Carlos Hoidge

    Born 1894

    Died 1963

    Air Force (RAF/RFC)

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Second Lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery (Special Reserve)

  • Born 1894

    Died 1917

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Flying Officer Royal Flying Corps

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps

    British Army Second Lieutenant South Staffordshire Regiment 3rd Battalion

  • Born 1892

    Air Force (RAF/RFC)

    South African Services Second Lieutenant

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps 60 Squadron

  • Born 1890

    Died 1940

    British Army Second Lieutenant London Regiment 1st Battalion

    British Army Temporary Captain Surrey (Queen Mary’s) Regiment

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Wing Commander Royal Air Force

  • Profile picture for Leonard Monteagle Barlow

    Born 1898

    Died 1918

    British Army Flight Conductor Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Temporary Captain

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps

  • Born 1891

    Died 1985

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 16156

  • Profile picture for Cyril Marconi Crowe

    Born 1894

    Died 1974

    Air Force (RAF/RFC)

  • Profile picture for Kenneth John Knaggs

    Born 1897

    Died 1918

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Warwickshire Regiment attached Royal Flying Corps

    British Army Lieutenant Royal Warwickshire Regiment attached Royal Flying Corps

  • Profile picture for Ian Henry David Henderson

    Born 1896

    Died 1918

    British Army Second Lieutenant Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders)

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Captain Royal Air Force 1 Fighting School

    British Army Captain Royal Flying Corps

  • Profile picture for Gerald Joseph Constable Maxwell, D.f.c.

    Born 1895

    Died 1959

    British Army Second Lieutenant Lovat's Scouts 1st Battalion

    British Army Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps

    British Army Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps 56 Squadron

  • Profile picture for Cecil Arthur Lewis

    Born 1898

    Died 1997

    British Army Probationary Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps

    British Army Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps

    British Army Temporary Captain Royal Flying Corps

  • Born 1898

    Died 1917

    British Army Second Lieutenant Leicestershire Regiment

    British Army Second Lieutenant Leicesteshire Regiment seconded to Royal Flying Corps

    British Army Second lieutenant Leicestershire Regiment seconded to Royal Flying Corps 56 Squadron

  • Born 1897

    Died 1917

    British Army PS/4127 Private Royal Fusiliers

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps 56 Squadron