The Aircrew

 

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This page is destined to become a visual tribute to the airmen, depicting both their sevice and duty and also life on the base in general. For more detailed information on a particular member, please check the Honour Roll. Thank you.

....:::: 59th Squadron RFC - The Aircrew ::::....

A formal group portrait of 'A' Flight, No.59 Squadron, Royal Air Force (RAF), Caudry, 1918. Front rank L to R: Sewell, James, Verrion, Bickerstaffe, Burningham, Brackley, King Coyle. Second rank L to R: Lieutenant Welton, Lt Martin, Lt Ferguson, Lt Jones, Captain Williams, Lt Robinson, Lt Wimshurst, Lt Peene, Lt Green. Third rank L to R: Perkins, Coporal Harborne, Cpl Gibson, Sergeant Phillips, Lieutenant Glover, Flight sergeant Goodwin, Lt Mersh, Sgt Richards, Cpl Windle, Cpl Downing, Halcrow. Rear rank L to R: Brierley, Field, Mitchell, Marriott-Heyton, Lamb, Rainbow, Reidsma, Herman, Mears. (IWM)

A formal group portrait of 'B' Flight, No. 59 Squadron, Royal Air Force (RAF), Caudry, 1918. Front rank L to R: Owers, Andrade, Cheetham, Foster, Armstrong, Croxford, Matthews, Crossland. Second rank L to R: Lts Gibson, Wortley, Hill, Christian, Captain Nicholls, Lts Spencer, Wilson, Galt, Schuler. Third rank L to R: Hawkins, Captain Niddrie, Capt Mills, Sergeant Potter, Sgt Nutter, Flight Sergeant Pollard, Sgt Tindall, Sgt Rawlinson, Capt Brand, Capt Banyard, Heath. Rear rank L to R: McDonald, Bellinger, Selter, walker, Thorne, Beaumont, Gibbs, Jewell, Harries, Keeling, Hoskins. (IWM).

A formal group portrait of Headquarters Flight, No. 59 Squadron, Royal Air Force (RAF), Caudry, Armistice 1918. Front rank L to R: Symons, Tardrew, Convery, Schuler, Engledow, Frost, Rider, Squires, Grassick. Second rank L to R: Jevans, Simmonds, McCracken, CMM Guthrie, Lieutenant Cooper, Lt Ireland, Lt Betts, Captain Adamson, Major MacKay, Lt Cullen. Third rank L to R: McLaughlan, Corporal Mathie, Cpl Gardnet, Cpl Collins, Cpl Pawson, Cpl Hepher, Cpl Fox, Sergeant Perkins, Sgt Piercey, Sgt Green, Sgt Toft, Sgt Snook. Fourth rank L to R: Alderton, Tolley, Nelson, McVie, Labone, Parry, Harrison, Jones, Hatchwell, Bradley, Hudson, Richards. Rear rank L to R: telfer, Miller, Bowser, Matthews, Reason, Congreve, Milnes, Madden, Unknown. (IWM).
 
59th Squadron airmen on the Western Front with their pet bunnies (IWM)
The Pilot and Observer of a Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8 biplane (serial number B5106) of 59th Squadron receiving instructions. Image © IWM (Q 12167).
"The weather today on the Western Front was poor for flying. Captain Charles Emmanuel Williamson-Jones from 59 Squadron RAF took the chance to examine a recently crashed Pfalz DIII at Vert Galand Aerodrome."This entry was posted in 1918, Propaganda, RAF, Western Front and tagged 59 Squadron RAF, Charles Emmanuel Williamson-Jones, Pfalz DIII on May 30, 2018.(source)

 

 

 

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