Regiment: Royal Flying Corps

Barker, Harold – Lieutenant

Youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Barker, of Commerce House, Lee Lane, Horwich, Lancashire. Formerly Second Lieutenant, 9th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Previously in the French Foreign Legion in France for 17 weeks since the outbreak of war. Appointed officer commanding “B” Flight at Upavon in the Royal Flying Corps.

Boorne, George Howard – Second Lieutenant

Eldest Son of Charles H. and Mary E. Boorne, of 375, Bronson Avenue, Ottawa, Canada. Served with the Canadian Expeditionary Force in France and Belgium. Born at Norwich, Norfolk.

Brindle, Percival – Observer

Of Brinden Cot, Lostock, Bolton, Lancashire. A dentist, he practiced at 61, Reddish Road South, Stockport, Cheshire. Wounded on 01 November 1916.

Broadbent, Sidney – Captain

Son of Herbert and Mary Broadbent, of The Palace Hotel, Birkdale, Southport, Lancashire. Native of Darwen, Lancashire.

Collier, Sidney – Lieutenant

Son of the Reverend S. F. Collier and Mrs. H. E. Collier, of “Collinwood”, Deganwy, Llandudno Junction, Carnarvonshire. Native of Manchester. Formerly 6th Battalion, Manchester Regiment.

Crompton, Harry Dent – Second Lieutenant

Only son of John and Jennie Crompton, of “Dovercourt”, Andsell, Lytham, Lancashire; nephew of Mr. William Crompton, of Wardley House, Walkden, Lancashire. Formerly West Lancashire Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.

Davies, H D – Flight Lieutenant

Son of Mr. R. S. Davies, of “Wigmore”, Bradford Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Joined the Officer Training Corps and commissioned as Second Lieutenant into the East Yorkshire Regiment, before transfer to the Royal Flying Corps. Missing after 1 day at front on 13 April 1917, repatriated 17 December 1918.

Donnell, Arthur Patrick – Lieutenant

Son of Rev. Charles Ernest Havelock Donnell, Curate at Swinton 1887-1891, and Pauline C. Donnell, of Stamfordham Vicarage, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Northumberland. Also Northumberland Fusiliers.

Greg, Arthur Tylston – Captain

Son of Colonel Ernest William Greg, C.B., and Marian Greg, of Norcliffe Hall, Styal, Cheshire. Formerly of Dunscar, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly 3rd Battalion, Cheshire Regiment.