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62 Squadron HQ personnel and flight crews

This page lists 62 Squadron HQ personnel and flight crews, in approximate order of appearance and then lists those KIA or who died on active service in France (with CWGC links). Personnel from Canada, Australia, South Africa and the US are also listed separately. Finally those taken prisoner are listed. The details are not complete and are subject to further revisions and additions.

[Click here for alphabetical list]

 

62 Squadron RFC/RAF CO and Staff

Major Frank Walker Smith, Commanding Officer from 18 Oct 1917.

Lt. Albert Victor Sutton,(Canadian) Equipment Officer

Lt. Richard Vaughan Bramwell-Davis, Recording Officer

Lt. Cyril Thomas Clarke Armament Officer 

2nd Lt. G Fineran Admin

Flight Commanders

Capt. Geoffrey Forrest Hughes, MC AFC

Capt. Douglas Stewart Kennedy MC

Capt. C C Haynes

Capt. George Everard Gibbons MC, DFC

Capt. William Ernest "Bull" Staton MC DFC and Bar

Capt. Thomas Laurence Purdom MC

Capt H Rees-Jones

Capt. Ernest Theophilus Morrow, DFC

Capt. George Thomas Richardson

Capt. Philip James Long

62 Squadron RFC/RAF Pilots and Observers, France 1918

In approximate date order:

2nd Lt. J M R Miller pilot, injured 14 Feb 1918

2nd Lt. S T Francis Pilot, deployed with Sqn Jan 1918

Capt. Geoffrey Forrest Hughes, MC AFC, Pilot (Australian) (11 victories 21 Feb - 10 May 1918) posted to HE mid May 1918. RFC Com 128, 130 (19-25 Feb, 5-11 Mar)

Capt. Hugh Claye, MC, Observer (+Hughes (11) +Clarke) (11 victories 21 Feb - 10 May 1918), shot down and captured on 19 May 1918 POW. RFC Com 128, 130 (19-25 Feb, 5-11 Mar)

Capt. Douglas Stewart Kennedy* MC, Pilot . KIA 12 Mar 1918, buried at CWG Cemetery Honnechy

Lt. Hugh Goddard Gill*, Observer (+Kennedy) KIA 12 Mar 1918 buried at CWG Cemetery Honnechy

2nd Lt. Cyril Boyd Fenton* Pilot (Australian) POW 12 Mar 1918

Lt. Henry Basil Pridden Boyce* Observer (Canadian)(+Fenton) POW 12 Mar 1918

Lt. Leonard C F Clutterbuck**, Pilot POW 12 Mar 1918

2nd Lt. Henry J Sparks** MC Observer (+ Clutterbuck) WIA/POW 12 Mar 1918

* Lothar von Richthofen's 28th & 29th victims on 12th March 1918

** Noted as Manfred von Richthofen's 64th victim on 12th March 1918

Lt. John Alvin A Ferguson Pilot (Canadian) POW 12 Mar 1918

Sgt. L S Long Observer (+Ferguson) WIA/POW 12 Mar 1918

Lt. Francis Joseph Batt, Pilot (US/UK) KWF 13 Mar 1918 buried Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery

2nd Lt. F J McNiff, Observer (+Batt), KWF 13 Mar 1918 buried Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery

2nd Lt. Cyrus Allen, Pilot, RFC Com 130 (5-11 Mar) KIA 13 Mar 1918 buried Cambrai East Military cemetery

Lt. N T Watson, Observer (+Cleary +Allen) RFC Com 130 (5-11 Mar) POW 13 Mar 1918

2nd Lt. N B Wells Pilot POW 13 Mar 1918

Lt. George Reginald Crammond Observer (+Wells) POW 13 Mar 1918

Capt. George Everard Gibbons MC, DFC, Pilot (17 victories 12 Mar - 4 Sep 1918) posted to HE.

Capt.  Sidney Arthur William Knights MC, Observer (+Gibbons) (8 victories 12 Mar- 28 May)(RAF Com  5, 3 May, Com 8 end May,)

Capt. William Ernest "Bull" Staton MC DFC and Bar , Pilot, 26 victories (12 Mar - 24 Sep 1918), WIA 24 Sep 1918

2nd Lt. Stephen White Symons Pilot, WIA 28 Mar 1918  Sgt Holmes,  his observer, flew their aircraft home. RFC Com 130 (5-11 Mar)

Capt. Alyn Reginald James Pilot KIA 24th Mar 1918 Arras Memorial, RFC Com 131(12-18 Mar)

Capt. Thomas Laurence Purdom MC, Pilot (13 victories 21 Mar - 19 May 1918) returned to HE in July 1918.

2nd Lt. Percival V G Chambers, Observer (+Purdom) (12 victories 21 Mar - 17 May 1918) invalided home (appendicitus) 26 Jun 1918

Lt. Percy R Hampton Pilot (Canadian) RFC Com 131 (12-18 Mar) POW 3 May 1918

2nd Lt. L C Lane Observer (+Hampton) RFC Com 131 (12-18 Mar)  POW 3 May 1918

Lt. William Keith "Pete" Swayze, Pilot (Canadian) POW 4 September 1918 (6 victories 22 May -12 Aug 1918)

2nd Lt. Charles Henry Arnison, MC, Pilot (9 victories 12 Apr -15 May) two observers shot dead behind him [Parry & Wells] in the course of a few days.

Lt. Douglas Alfred Savage, MC Pilot (7 victories 26 Mar -2 June) posted to HE June 1918.

Capt. Ernest Theophilus Morrow, DFC (2 Nov Gazette), Pilot (Canadian) (7 victories 26 Mar -22 Aug 1918) finally seriously wounded 22 Aug after claiming two EA and extricated from a burning machine by his observer, 2/Lt L M Thompson. RAF Com 21 refers

Sgt. J Lake (107798) Observer (+Hunter) WIA 14 Mar, MIA 19 May 1918 (later presumed dead)

Capt. C C Haynes Pilot Flt Cdr  14-21 Mar 1918

Sgt. S E Grimshaw Observer

2nd Lt. F B Dawson Observer (one week then 25 Sqn)

Lt. A W Blowes Pilot (Canadian) [World altitude record 2 Jan 1919 + Capt. Lang, 30,500ft]

Lt. C W Robinson, Pilot, RFC Com 130 (5-11 Mar)

Lt Charles Douglas Wells, MC Observer (+Robinson +Arnison) RFC Com 130 (5-11 Mar) KIA 16 May 1918 buried Corbie Communal cemetery extension

Lt. Kivas Burton Forster DFC (Canadian) (posted to Italy 13 Mar)

2nd Lt. F Keith Observer (+Yuill) WIA (24 Mar)

2nd Lt. V K Hilton Pilot WIA (27 Mar)

2nd Lt. Michael Hugh Cleary, Pilot, (Australian) RFC Com 130 (5-11 Mar) KIA 28 Mar 1918 a/c B1211 (ref Australian Flying Corps web site) Arras Memorial

2nd Lt. Victor George Stanton, Observer (+Cleary) (Canadian) POW/DOW 29 Mar 1918 buried Peronne Communal Cemetery

AMI Albert Boxall, Observer WIA/DOI 28 Mar 1918, buried Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension

Lt. John Rutherford Gordon MC, Observer (+Staton) (Australian) (15 victories 21 Mar - 8 Jun 1918) posted to HE to have a second attempt at pilot training. [Joined 62 Sqn 25 Dec 1917]

Lt. Horace Ernest Merritt,  Observer (+Staton, +Morrow, +Arnison, +Yuill, +Hudson) (9 victories 13 Mar - 24 Jun)

Sgt. William Norman Holmes MM, Observer (+Symons, +Sgt Johnson, +Purdom, +Savage, +Staton) (8 victories 11 Mar - 8 Jul 1918). RFC Com 130 (5-11 Mar)

Lt. John Mathews Hay,  Observer (+Allen, +James) KIA 24th Mar 1918 Arras Memorial, RFC Com 130 & 131 (5 -18 Mar)

Lt. Frank Atkinson Observer captured on 19 May 1918 POW died 10 July 1918 buried Niederzwehren Cemetery

Lt. Hermon Kinsey Spoonley Pilot WIA 3 May 1918

Lt. E G Grant Observer (Canadian) WIA 3 May 1918

2nd Lt. H N Arthur Pilot seriously injured 28 Mar 1918  

2nd Lt. John Bruce-Norton, Observer (+Arthur, +Rees-Jones)  (5 victories 20 Mar - 3 May) RAF Coms 5, hospitalised 3 Jul 1918.


Sgt. Frank Johnson DCM + Bar, Pilot (16 victories, 3 with 62 Sqn 27 Mar -12 Apr 1918)

Sgt. C C Brammer, Observer (+Sgt Johnson) POW 19 May 1918

Lt. Deacon Observer (PRO 7/4/18)

2nd Lt. Cecil Frederick Whistance Pilot (PRO 21/4/18)

2nd Lt. Alfred Perren Pilot (PRO 20/4/18) (one week then to HE)

Lt. H S (Harry Selkirk) Hind Observer (PRO 27/4/18)

Sgt. Mech C B Scott, Observer

Capt H Rees-Jones Pilot, May 1918 (RAF Coms 5, 9)

2nd Lt. Gore William Hemsworth, Pilot (RAF Com 2)

2nd Lt. A J Todd, Observer (+Hemsworth +Runciman +Whistance) injured 17 June 1918 (RAF Coms 2, 6, 10)

Lt. George Montague Yuill, Pilot (RAF Com 3)

Lt. E W Collis, Observer, injured 14 Feb 1918 (+Savage +Yuill) (RAF Com 3)


2nd Lt. Hubert Arthur Clarke, Pilot (South African), shot down and captured on 19 May 1918 POW

Lt. R G Taggart Pilot (22.8.18 Gibbons commend)

2nd Lt. Henry Condie Hunter, Pilot (+Atkinson) POW 19 May 1918

Lt. Thomas Elliott, Observer (+Swayze May 18, +Allday
+Gibbons Aug-Sep 18) (11 victories May-Sep 1918)

2nd Lt. E M Nicholas, Observer (+Swayze) (RAF Com 10)

2nd Lt. Walter E Hall, Observer (Canadian)(+Swayze) POW 4 September 1918

Sgt. F R Bower WIA 24 June 1918

Lt. John Anthony Chubb, Pilot forced down 16 May, survived, captured on 8 July 1918 POW

Sgt. Joseph Borwein Observer (+Chubb) captured on 8 July 1918 POW

2nd Lt. Ernest Dumville Observer (+Chubb +Williams) forced down 16 May,  KIA 24 June 1918 buried at Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery Souchez

Lt. F (Frederic) Williams Pilot KIA 24 June 1918 buried at Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery Souchez

Capt. Preston (C Flight Commander) (mentioned 16 May) ??

Lt. Louis Mark Thompson, Observer (Canadian) (+ Lt Savage + Lt Morrow) (9 victories 26 Mar -22 Aug 1918)

Lt. Guy Palardy (US) DOI 7 May 1918 buried Huby-St. Leu British CemeteryPas de Calais

Lt. Hugh Cuthbert Milo Nangle, Pilot (5 victories 27 Mar - 3 May) injured in crash (?with Parry) 3 May 1918

2nd Lt. T C Cooper, Observer  (+Nangle) RAF Com 5

Lt. Samuel Parry, Observer (+Arnison +Nangle) (9 victories 27 Mar - 3 May) KIA 3 May 1918 according to the roll of honour flying with Arnison though theaerodrome.com claims it was in a crash with Hugh Nangle, buried Huby-St. Leu British Cemetery, Pas de Calais

2nd Lt. G M Gray Observer

Lt. John Stanfield Tarbolton Pilot WIA 11 July 1918

2nd Lt. N W Jackson  Observer injured 12 Aug 1918

Lt. Shirley Alfred Rens Solomon  Pilot WIA 22 Aug 1918

2nd Lt. James Appleby  Pilot injured 29 Aug 1918

2nd Lt. J M Holling Observer (+Appleby) injured 29 Aug 1918

2nd Lt. R A (Reginald Avent) Boxhall injured 17 Sep 1918

2nd Lt. L Miller Observer (+Blowes) injured 17 Sep 1918

Capt. Lynn Campbell, Pilot (Canadian) (7 victories 12 Apr - 9 Oct 1918) KIA  9 Oct 1918,  buried Preseau Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais

2nd Lt. William Hodgkinson, Observer (+Campbell) 
(5 ?6 victories 12 Apr - 9 Oct) KIA 9 Oct 1918 buried Preseau Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Lt. G K Runciman, Pilot (Canadian)(RAF Coms 6 & 10) injured 17 June 1918

2nd Lt. P Pilkington, Observer (+Campbell) (RAF Com 15)

2nd Lt. L Egan, Observer (+Campbell + Solomon) 

Lt. C Allday, Pilot,  May 1918 (RAF Com 22)

2nd Lt. C L Wealthall, Observer (+Rees-Jones)  end of May 1918 (RAF Com 9)

Lt. J W Parsons Pilot

Lt. John Morrissey Goller Pilot (South African) KIA 16 June 1918 buried Roye New British Cemetery

2nd Lt. M Ross-Jenkins Observer (+Goller) KIA 16 June 1918 buried Roye New British Cemetery

2nd Lt. W E (William Eugene) Coulson POW 22 July 1918

2nd Lt. W H E Labatt POW 22 July 1918

Lt. Richard Hamilton O'Reilly Pilot (Canadian) KIA 29 Sep 1918 buried Rumaucourt Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

2nd Lt. Leslie Edwin Mitchell, Observer (+Staton (8)+O'Reilly), (8 victories 12 Aug - 24 Sep 1918) RAF Coms 23, Sep 1918. KIA 29 Sep 1918 buried Rumaucourt Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Lt. Archibald Bernard Cort Pilot KIA 12 Aug 1918 buried Hem Farm Military Cemetery, Hem-Monacu, France       

2nd Lt. James Norman Mitchell, Observer (+Cort)  KIA 12 Aug 1918 buried Hem Farm Military Cemetery, Hem-Monacu, France  

Lt. David Shaw Hamilton Pilot KIA 1 Sep 1918 buried Auberchicourt British Cemetery

Lt. L B Raymond Observer (+ Hamilton) POW 1 Sep 1918

Lt. J R Stewart (Canadian) WIA 1 Sep 1918

2nd Lt.  E M (Edward Maurice) Buckley, Observer (+ Stewart) (STB 23 Aug)

2nd Lt. J Hall WIA Observer 1 Sep 1918

Sgt. H H Inglis Observer

2nd Lt. R H (Richard Harris) Stone Pilot POW 16 Sep 1918

Lt. N F Adams Observer (+Stone) POW 16 Sep 1918

Lt. L W Hudson, Pilot (RAF Com 13) (STB 24 Sep)

2nd Lt. A W Palmer Observer (+Hudson) (STB 24 Sep)

2nd Lt. Patrick Sarsfield Manley, Pilot (Canadian) POW 27 Sep 1918  (5 victories 15-24 Sep 1918)

Sgt. George Frederick Hines, Observer (+Manley), POW 27 Sep 1918

Lt. R (Robert Olivier) Schallaire, Pilot (Canadian),  RAF Coms 23, Sep 1918

2nd Lt. R  Lowe, Observer (+Schallaire, +Moss, +Long) RAF Coms 23, Sep 1918

Lt. N N (Nathaniel Nicholson) Coope, Pilot,  RAF Coms 24, Sep 1918 captured on 24 Sep 1918 POW

2nd Lt. H S Mantle, Observer (+Coope), RAF Coms 24, Sep 1918 captured on 24 Sep 1918 POW

2nd Lt. A A Simpson Observer

Lt. C H (Charles Halliday) Moss, Pilot (Canadian) RAF Coms 25, Sep  WIA 16 Sep 1918

Capt. George Thomas Richardson, Pilot Flt Cdr  RAF Coms 26, Sep 1918

2nd Lt. Ian Paterson Aitken, Observer (+Richardson) RAF Coms 26, Sep 1918

Lt. Thomas Harding Broadley,  Pilot, KIA 15 Sept 1918. Buried Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle, Pas de Calais, France.

2nd Lt. Reginald Herbert Dilloway, Observer (+Broadley), KIA 15 Sept 1918. Buried Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle, Pas de Calais, France.

2nd Lt. John Vincent Lind, Pilot, KIFA 18 Sep 1918, buried St. Pol British Cemetery, St. Pol-Sur-Ternoise

Pte. W J Gale, Motor Cyclist (+Lind), KIFA 18 Sep 1918, buried St. Pol British Cemetery, St. Pol-Sur-Ternoise

Capt. Philip James Long, Pilot Flt Cdr (mentioned in ATT 1 Nov + Lowe)

2nd Lt. Wallace Roy Baskerville Pilot (Canadian)

2nd Lt. John McCallum Observer

Lt. Robert William Murray Pilot (US)

Sgt. C W Drury

2nd Lt. R F (Robert Ferguson) Hunter Observer WIA 27 Sep 1918

2nd Lt. R A Clarke Observer WIA 9 Oct 1918

Lt. James Ernest Sitch Pilot captured on 9 Oct 1918 POW

Lt. D S Fox Observer (+Sitch) captured on 9 Oct 1918 POW

Lt. Francis Charles Dudley Scott, Pilot,  RAF Coms 31 & 32, Oct/Nov 1918 KIA 4 Nov 1918 Arras Flying Services Memorial

2nd Lt. Charles Rigby, Observer (+Scott) RAF Coms 31 & 32, Oct/Nov 1918 KIA 4 Nov 1918 Arras Flying Services Memorial

Lt. Francis Sumsion, Pilot KIA 4 Nov 1918 buried Blaugies Communal Cemetery

Capt. William Geoffrey Walford, Observer (+Sumsion) KIA 4 Nov 1918 buried Blaugies Communal Cemetery

Sgt. Mech. F M Bruce Observer

2nd Lt. George Edward Theodore Payne Pilot

2nd Lt. Marshall Saynor Pilot

2nd Lt. David Allan McGregor Pilot

2nd Lt. Harold Arthur Rolls Pilot

2nd Lt. John Russell Pilot

2nd Lt. Leslie Raymond Shaw Observer

2nd Lt Leonard Inggs Pilot (South African)

2nd Lt. Joseph Pierpoint Skredlant Pilot (US)

2nd Lt. Walter Phillips Taltavall Pilot (Canadian)

Sgt. Mech. W J Jenkins Observer

 


Abbreviations:

KIA - killed in action, KWF - killed while flying, DOW - died of wounds, KIFA - killed in flying accident, DOI - died of injuries

Notes: RFC/RAF Coms = RFC/RAF Communiqués 

Sources: theaerodrome.com; RFC/RAF Communiqués; "Airmen died in the Great War 1914-18 Roll of Honour" (ROH) by Chris Hobson; CWGC; "Above the Trenches"(ATT) by Franks et al.; "Canadian Airmen and the First World War" by S F Wise; 62 Sqn History file AIR 1/693/21/20/62, National Archives.

 

62 Squadron Personnel Killed in action or who died on active service in France 1918 (35 officers and men)

See Commonwealth War Graves Commission site for further details

Flt. Sgt. Albert James Hutchings, died 2 Mar 1918 buried Aire Communal Cemetery

Capt. Douglas Stewart Kennedy MC, Pilot, KIA 12 Mar 1918, buried at CWG cemetery Honnechy

Lt. Hugh Goddard Gill, Observer, KIA 12 Mar 1918 buried at CWG cemetery Honnechy

Lt. Francis Joseph Batt, Pilot KWF 13 Mar 1918 buried Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery

2nd Lt. F J McNiff, Observer, KWF 13 Mar 1918 buried Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery

2nd Lt. Cyrus Allen, Pilot,  KIA 13 Mar 1918 buried Cambrai East Military cemetery

Lt. Alyn Reginald James, Pilot KIA 24th March 1918 Arras Memorial

Lt. John Mathews Hay, Observer KIA 24th March 1918 Arras Memorial

2nd Lt. Michael Hugh Cleary, Pilot, (Australian)  KIA 28 Mar 1918  Arras Memorial

2nd Lt. Victor George Stanton, Observer (Canadian) DOW 29 Mar 1918 buried Peronne Communal Cemetery

AMI Albert Boxall, (?Observer) KIA 28 Mar 1918, buried Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension

Lt. Samuel Parry, Observer, died 3 May 1918 (KIFA) in a crash buried Huby-St. Leu British Cemetery, Pas de Calais

Lt. Guy Palardy (US) DOI 6 (?7) May 1918 buried Huby-St. Leu British Cemetery, Pas de Calais

Lt. Charles Douglas Wells, MC Observer  KIA 16 May 1918 buried Corbie Communal cemetery extension, Somme, France

Sgt. J Lake Observer  MIA 19 May 1918 presumed killed

Lt. John Morrissey Goller pilot KIA 16 June 1918 buried Roye New British Cemetery

2nd Lt. M Ross-Jenkins Observer KIA 16 June 1918 buried Roye New British Cemetery

Lt. F (Frederic) Williams Pilot KIA 24 June 1918 buried at Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery Souchez

2nd Lt. Ernest Dumville Observer forced down 16 May,  KIA 24 June 1918 buried at Cabaret Rouge British Cemetery Souchez

Lt. Frank Atkinson POW died 10 July 1918 buried Niederzwehren Cemetery

Lt. Archibald Bernard Cort Pilot KIA 12 Aug 1918 buried Hem Farm Military Cemetery, Hem-Monacu       

2nd Lt. James Norman Mitchell Observer KIA 12 Aug 1918 buried Hem Farm Military Cemetery, Hem-Monacu

Lt. David Shaw Hamilton Pilot KIA 1 Sep 1918 buried Auberchicourt British Cemetery

Lt. Thomas Harding Broadley,  ?Pilot, died 15 Sept 1918. Buried Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle, Pas de Calais

2nd Lt. Reginald Herbert Dilloway, Observer, KIA 15 Sept 1918. Buried Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle, Pas de Calais, France.

2nd Lt. J V Lind, Pilot, KWF 18 Sep 1918, buried St. Pol British Cemetery, St. Pol-Sur-Ternoise

Pte. W J Gale, Observer, KWF 18 Sep 1918, buried St. Pol British Cemetery, St. Pol-Sur-Ternoise

Lt Richard Hamilton O'Reilly Pilot (Canadian) KIA 29 Sep 1918 buried Rumaucourt Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

2nd Lt. Leslie Edwin Mitchell, Observer. KIA 29 Sep 1918 buried Rumaucourt Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais

Capt. Lynn Campbell, Pilot (Canadian)  KIA  9 Oct 1918,  buried Preseau Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais

2nd Lt. William Hodgkinson, Observer  KIA 9 Oct 1918 buried Preseau Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais

Lt. Francis Charles Dudley Scott, Pilot, KIA 4 Nov 1918 Arras Flying Services Memorial

2nd Lt. Charles Rigby, Observer  KIA 4 Nov 1918 Arras Flying Services Memorial

Lt. Francis Sumsion, Pilot KIA 4 Nov 1918 buried Blaugies Communal Cemetery

Capt. William Geoffrey Walford, Observer KIA 4 Nov 1918 buried Blaugies Communal Cemetery

Abbreviations:

KIA - killed in action, KWF - killed while flying, DOW - died of wounds, KIFA - killed in flying accident, DOI - died of injuries

 

Australian Pilots and Observers serving with 62 Squadron

2nd Lt. Cyril Boyd Fenton Pilot (Australian) POW 12 Mar 1918

Capt. Geoffrey Forrest Hughes, MC AFC, Pilot, (Australian) (11 victories 21 Feb - 10 May 1918) posted to HE mid May 1918.

Lt. John Rutherford Gordon MC, Observer (Australian) (15 victories 21 Mar - 8 June 1918) posted to HE to have a second attempt at pilot training.

2nd Lt. Michael Hugh Cleary, Pilot (Australian)  KIA 28 Mar 1918  Arras Memorial

 

Canadian Pilots and Observers serving with 62 Squadron

Lt. A V Sutton,(Canadian) Equipment Officer

Lt. John Alvin Ferguson Pilot (Canadian) POW 12 March 1918

Lt. Henry Basil Pridden Boyce Observer (Canadian)POW 12 Mar 1918

Lt. A W Blowes Pilot (Canadian)

Lt. Kivas Burton Forster DFC (Canadian) (30 Oct 17 to 13 Mar 18)

Lt. Percy R Hampton Pilot (Canadian) POW 3 May 1918

Lt. E G Grant (Canadian) WIA 3 May 1918

Lt. R Schallaire, Pilot (Canadian)

2nd Lt. Victor George Stanton, Observer (Canadian) DOW 29 Mar 1918 buried Peronne Communal Cemetery

Lt. G K Runciman, Pilot (Canadian)(RAF Coms 6 & 10) WIA 29 JUne 1918)

Lt. J R Stewart (Canadian) WIA 1 Sep 1918

Lt. William Keith "Pete" Swayze, Pilot, POW 4 September 1918 (6 victories 22 May -12 Aug 1918)

2nd Lt. W E Hall, Observer (Canadian) POW 4 September 1918

Capt. Ernest Theophilus Morrow, DFC, Pilot(Canadian) (7 victories 26 Mar -22 Aug 1918) finally seriously WIA 22 August 1918

Lt. Louis Mark Thompson, Observer (Canadian) (9 victories 26 Mar -22 Aug 1918)

Lt. C H Moss, Pilot (Canadian) RAF Coms 25, Sep 1918

Lt. Richard Hamilton O'Reilly Pilot (Canadian) KIA 29 Sep 1918 buried Rumaucourt Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Capt. Lynn Campbell, Pilot, (Canadian) KIA  9 Oct 1918,  buried Preseau Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais

2nd Lt. Patrick Sarsfield Manley, Pilot(Canadian) POW 27 September 1918 (5 victories 15-24 Sep 1918)

2nd Lt. W R Baskerville Pilot (Canadian)

 

South African Pilots serving with 62 Squadron

2nd Lt. Hubert Arthur Clarke, Pilot (South African) shot down and captured on 19 May 1918 POW

Lt. John Morrissey Goller, Pilot (South African) KIA 16 June 1918 buried Roye New British Cemetery

Lt. Shirley Alfred Rens Solomon  Pilot (South African) WIA 22 Aug 1918

 

US aircrew serving with 62 Squadron

Lt. Francis Joseph Batt, Pilot (US) KWF 13 Mar 1918 buried Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery

Lt. Guy Palardy (US) DOI 6 May 1918 buried Huby-St. Leu British Cemetery, Pas de Calais

 

Prisoners of War (POWs) (31)

Lt.  Leonard C F Clutterbuck Pilot POW 12 March 1918
repatriated 17 Dec 1918

2nd Lt. Henry J Sparks MC Observer (+Clutterbuck) POW 12 Mar 1918 repatriated 13 Dec 1918

Lt. John Alvin Ferguson Pilot (Canadian) POW 12 Mar 1918 repatriated 18 Dec 1918

Sgt. L S D Long Observer (+Ferguson) WIA/POW 12 Mar 1918

2nd Lt. Cyril Boyd Fenton  Pilot (Australian) POW 12 Mar 1918 repatriated 17 Dec 1918

Lt. Henry Basil Pridden Boyce Observer (+Fenton)(Canadian) POW 12 Mar 1918 repatriated 14 Dec 1918

Lt. N T Watson, Observer (+Cleary +Allen) POW 13 Mar 1918 repatriated 25 Dec 1918

2nd Lt. N B Wells Pilot POW 13 Mar 1918 repatriated 17 Dec 1918

Lt. G R Crammond Observer (+Wells) POW 13 Mar 1918 repatriated 14 Dec 1918

Lt. Percy R Hampton Pilot (Canadian) POW 3 May 1918 repatriated 13 Dec 1918

Lt. L C Lane Observer POW 3 May 1918 repatriated 30 Dec 1918

Lt. Hubert Arthur Clarke, Pilot POW 19 May 1918 repatriated 30 Dec 1918

Capt. Hugh Claye, MC, Observer (+ Hughes (11) + Clarke) (11 victories 21 Feb - 10 May 1918), POW 19 May 1918 repatriated 30 Dec 1918

2nd Lt. H C Hunter, POW 19 May 1918 repatriated 8 Dec 1918

Sgt. C C Brammer, Observer POW 19 May 1918

Lt. Frank Atkinson POW 19 May 1918, died 10 Jul 1918 buried Niederzwehren Cemetery

Lt. John Anthony Chubb, Pilot POW 8 July 1918 repatriated 14 Dec 1918

Sgt. J Borwein Observer (+Chubb) POW 8 July 1918

2nd Lt. W E Coulson POW 22 July 1918 repatriated 13 Dec 1918

2nd Lt. W H E Labatt POW 22 July 1918 repatriated 13 Dec 1918

Lt. L P Raymond Observer (+ Hamilton) POW 1 Sep 1918 repatriated 2 Dec 1918

Lt. William Keith "Pete" Swayze, Pilot (Canadian) POW 4 Sep 1918 repatriated 4 Jan 1919

2nd Lt. W E Hall, Observer (+ Lt Swayze) (Canadian) POW 4 Sep 1918 repatriated 24 Dec 1918

2nd Lt. R H Stone POW 16 Sep 1918 repatriated 8 Dec 1918

Lt. N F Adams POW 16 Sep 1918 repatriated 9 Dec 1918

Lt. N N Coope, Pilot,  POW 24 Sep 1918 repatriated 29 Nov 1918

2nd Lt. H S Mantle, Observer (+Coope), POW 24 Sep 1918 repatriated 13 Dec 1918

2nd Lt. Patrick Sarsfield Manley, Pilot (Canadian) POW 27 Sep 1918  repatriated -- Dec 1918

Sgt. G F Hines, Observer (+Manley), POW 27 Sep 1918

Lt. James Ernest Sitch POW 9 Oct 1918 repatriated 27 Nov 1918

Lt. D S Fox (+Sitch) POW 9 Oct 1918 repatriated 14 Nov 1918

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Additional sources:

Cox & Co's List of British Officers taken prisoner ... August 1914 to November 1918.

Flight Magazine Jan, Feb 1919.

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