Seeking any additional information on the events surrounding the following casualties of No 78 (Home Defence) Sqn RFC / RAF between 1.11.16 & 31.12.19
Royal Flying Corps
2nd Lt David Dennys Fowler. Age 20 - killed in an air raid 17/3/17
2nd Lt Cyril Frenerick Crapp. Age 23 - killed in a flying accident 22/5/17 NB: is this death connected to the one below??
2nd Lt William John Douglas Vince. Age 27 - killed 22/5/17 - NB: is this death connected to the one above??
2nd Lt Sidney Rex Burton. Age 27 - killed in a flying accident 11/9/17
2nd Lt William Hayes?? Pickup. Age NK - killed 12/3/18 no further details known
Capt SP Gamon. Age 23 - killed during aerobatics 17/3/18 in Camel C6726
An individual by the name of; A. De Tessier - date of death unknown - but has to be between 1/11/16 & 31/3/18 but listed as killed whilst serving with 78 HD Sqn RFC
Royal Air Force
Maj Cuthbert Roger Rowden MC Age 21 - killed 20/4/18 in Camel C6717 NB: the first (of two) Officer Commanding 78 Sqn to be lost
Air Mechanic 1st Class John Dunbar Age 29 - killed 15/7/18 - What was the events of his death?
2nd Lt Cyril George Joyce Age 21 - killed in a flying accident 22/5/18
2nd Lt Hugh Casillis Smith Age 19 - killed 15/5/19 no further details known
An individual by the name of; R.A.J.Sadler - date of death unknown - but has to be between 1/4/18 & 11/11/18 or possibily disbandment on 31/12/19
If anyone could assist, I would extremely grateful for news - and before the end of the month if possible?
Thanks in advance for your co-operation
No 78 (Bomber) Squadron, Royal Air Force will be 95 years old on Tuesday 1st November 2011. It was formed at Stede Court, Harrietsham (Kent) on Wednesday 1st November 1916