Personnel Index - Detail

Name
SAMWAYS
First Names
William Alfred
Nationality
British
Rank
Airman First Class
Service
RAF
Crew Position
Observer
Posting Details
??/11/17
Age
20
Date of Death
29/11/1917
Cemetery

 

Aircraft DH 4 serial A7704 was shot down on 29/11/17 at Thun St Martin.
Pilot Lt C.B. Campbell (Aus) and the Observer, Private First Class W.A.E. Samways were both sadly killed. They have the unenviable record of being the first 49 Sqn operational casualties.
 

Photographed by Graham Glover