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66 Squadron, RFC & RAF, 1916 to 1919

Summary life history of Officers


Hargreaves, Willoughby Frankland, 2/Lt
Born English 01/01/1899 at Lancashire
With 66 Squadron from 01/02/1918 to 21/02/1918 as pilot

Eventual fate kwf on 21/02/1918 in aircraft B5172

Notes: ASC (MT). 04/12/17 86 Sqn, 17/12/17 42 TS, 19/01/18 7 Bde, 09/02/18 15 Wing, 00/02/18 66 Sqn, 21/02/18 kia.


Harper, Sydney Ashton, Lt
Born English 25/09/1890 at Cheshire
With 66 Squadron from 20/06/1917 to 04/09/1917 as pilot

Eventual fate mia on 04/09/1917 in aircraft B1838
Awarded MC
Notes: 1 st Cheshire Regt. 28/12/16 2 SoAF&G, 04/17 CFS, 20/06/17 66 Sqn, 04/09/17 mia, pow Schweidnitz, 02/01/19 repatriated, 11/03/19 NW Area 30/04/19 38 TS, 13/07/19 38 TDS.


Hastie, Harold Everest, Lt
Born Scottish 04/03/1895 at Edinburgh
With 66 Squadron from 22/10/1918 to 16/11/1918 as pilot

Eventual fate mia on 25/10/1918 in aircraft B5182

Notes: H.L.I. 14/09/17 FO ME, 18/06/18 HE, 05/08/18 SW Area, 12/10/18 3 FS, 19/10/18 66 sqn, 25/10/18 mia, 29/11/18 66 Sqn, 00/11/18 HE, 11/12/18 NW Area 20 Grp, 12/12/18 32 TDS, 17/01/19 Demb. Escaped to H.E 17/11/1918


Hay, Oswald Douglas, 2/Lt
Born Scottish 31/07/1894 at Peterhead
With 66 Squadron from 28/06/1917 to 15/08/1917 as pilot

Eventual fate wia on 15/08/1917 in aircraft A6212

Notes: 5 Gordon Highlanders. 20/03/17 Reading, 31/03/17 12 RS, 25/04/17 64 Sqn, 04/06/17 62 TS FO, 28/06/17 EF 66 Sqn, 15/08/17 wia, 15/08/17 SOC, 29/12/17 34 TS, 13/02/18 West Grp Pool, 14/06/18 54 TS, 50 TDS, 16/09/18 NE Pool, 31/10/18 50 TDS, 22/12/18 NE Pool


Hayter, Gerard Rustat Sydney, 2/Lt
Born English ?
With 66 Squadron from 20/01/1917 to 10/06/1917 as pilot

Eventual fate HE

Notes: 9 Hampshire Regt. 12/08/16 Reading, CFS, 29/09/16 24 RS, 21/10/16 62 Sqn, 06/12/16 FO, 09/12/16 40 RS, 30/12/16 SoA&G, 20/01/17 66 Sqn, 26/03/17 EF, 10/06/17 HE, 21/06/17 42 TS, 14/07/17 EF 12 Sqn, 24/03/18 HE, 25/04/18 66 TS, 14 TDS, 13/03/19 unemployed


Heathcote, William Godfrey, 2/Lt.
Born English 23/10/1898 at Manchester
With 66 Squadron from 05/09/1917 to 02/10/1917 as Pilot
RAeC Certificate 4845 dated 11/06/1917
Eventual fate kifa on 23/11/1917 in aircraft B3584

Notes: Pte s/n 28848 Ox & Bucks LI. 15/02/17 6 OCB, 12/04/17 2 SMA, 25 RS 62 TS, 05/09/17 66 Sqn, 02/10/17 Pilots Pool, 23 Sqn kifa 23/11/17 B3584 Nieuport 17. 9 Wg S.O. notes he was SOC 9 Wg & 66 Sqn after proceeding to Pool.


Henderson, George Lockhart Piercey, Major
Born British 15/04/1888 at Simla, India
With 66 Squadron from 23/06/1917 to 15/10/1917 as CO
RAeC Certificate 1143 dated 31/03/1915
Eventual fate kifa on 21/07/1930 in aircraft G-AAZK
Awarded MC AFC MiD (F)***
Notes: 13/04/15 Brooklands, 03/05/15 Ft Grange, 17/08/15 Norwich, 02/12/15 wia 3 Sqn, 11/01/18 70 TS, 07/02/18 42 TS, 02/06/18 4 TS, 15/07/18 204 TDS, 23/08/18 SE Area, 23/08/18 20 Grp, 26/01/19 Shorncliffe, 28/01/19 21 Wg, 17/02/19 Port Meadow,66 date as shown


Hiatt, Cuthbert Ambrose, T/Capt
Born English 20/03/1890 at Lambeth
With 66 Squadron from 02/08/1916 to 14/12/1916 as Flt Cmdr Pilot
RAeC Certificate 1223 dated 05/05/1915

Awarded MC, MiD
Notes: Norfolk Regt. 13/02/15 Shoreham, 05/03/15 3 RAS, 10/05/15 Shoreham, 14/09/15 Graduated CFS, 30/09/15 FO 9 Sqn, 29/03/16 EF Flt Cmdr, 02/08/16 66 Sqn, 14/12/16 51 Sqn, 05/03/17 1 ASAG, 02/11/17 EF 57 Sqn, returned to Regt 20/10/19 1st Norfolk's.


Higgins, Frank Wilfred
Born English at Chester
With 66 Squadron from 18/07/1918 to 10/04/1919 as RO



Notes: H.Q. NTB as Adj, 54 TS. Had flown Sopwith Scout, 1 1/2 Strutter and passed Aerial Gunnery course at Hythe and Turnberry. P.U.P.O.


Hilborn, William Carrall, 2/Lt
Born Canadian 05/07/1898 at Quesnel
With 66 Squadron from 10/11/1917 to 02/08/1918 as pilot

Eventual fate dow on 25/08/1918 in aircraft D8238/W
Awarded DFC
Notes: CFS, 14/08/17 B Sqn CFS, 12/11/17 66 Sqn, 02/08/18 28 Sqn, 09/08/18 14 Wg, 45 Sqn, 26/08/18 dow. See biographies.


Hine, James Burnett, 2/Lt
Born South African ?
With 66 Squadron from 02/06/1917 to 28/07/1917 as pilot

Eventual fate mia on 28/07/1917 in aircraft A6216

Notes: 03/08/16 2 SoA, 08/08/16 1 SoA, 03/09/16 CFS, 16/12/16 CFS "A" Sqn FO, 08/01/17 50 Sqn, 29/04/17 51 RS, 11/05/17 40 RS, 02/06/17 EF 66 Sqn, 28/07/17 mia, pow.


Homan, Henry Biorn, 2/Lt
Born South African 21/09/1898 at Kroonstad
With 66 Squadron from 08/03/1918 to 04/04/1918 as pilot

Eventual fate kwf on 04/04/1918 in aircraft B5226

Notes: 08/03/17 1 OCW, 15/06/17 2 SoA, 21/07/17 47 TS, 13/08/17 81 Sqn, 31/01/18 18 TS, 08/02/18 2 (A) SoF&G, 01/03/18 7 Bde, 07/03/18 14 Wg, 08/03/18 66 Sqn. Residing in Kroonstad.


Hore, Charles Allen, 2/Lt

With 66 Squadron from 09/01/1917 to 18/03/1917 as Pilot



Notes: 02/04/16 3 RS, 01/05/16 41 Sqn, 21/06/16 50(HD) app F.O., 00/11/16 52 Sqn, 09/01/17 66 Sqn, 18/03/17 40 RS, 25/03/17 EF 1 Sqn, 009/04/17 rejoined N.Staffs, 04/01/18 HQ Western Area, 08/01/18 F.O., 00/01/18 EF, 00/01/18 60 Sqn, 23/02/18 48 Sqn, 23/03/18.


Houston, Duncan Hunter, 2/Lt
Born Scottish/South African ? 07/10/1891
With 66 Squadron from 15/08/1917 to 06/10/1917 as pilot



Notes: Denham, 11/11/16 Oxford, 30/01/17 4 RS, 26/05/17 15 RS, 26/06/17 FO 15 TS, 08/07/17 81 Sqn, 15/08/17 EF 66 Sqn, 06/10/17 Hospital, 22/04/18 HQ East, 25/04/18 65 TS, Repatriated to South Africa 29/05/1919


Howarth, Harold, 2/Lt
Born English 02/06/1894 at Leeds
With 66 Squadron from 15/09/1918 to 18/09/1918 as pilot

Eventual fate wia wia on 18/09/1918 in aircraft D9406

Notes: 26/10/17 Reading, 07/01/18 68 TS, 05/02/18 5 OCW, 21/02/18 23 Wg, 20/02/18 45 TS, 20/03/18 39 TS, 23/08/18 46 TDS 1 FS, 11/09/18 14 Wg, 66 Sqn, 18/09/18 wia, , 24/09/18 62 G H, 15/10/18 81 G H, 07/12/18 HE, , 21/01/19 26 TDS, 15/02/19 Unemployed


Howell, Arthur James, 2/Lt
Born Welsh 05/11/1895 at Cardiff
With 66 Squadron from 28/07/1918 to 11/11/1918 as pilot

Eventual fate died on 20/11/1932

Notes: 3/1 Glamorgan Yeo. 24/11/17 Reading, 18/01/18 CFS, 16/06/18 CFS B Sqn, 24/07/18 14 Wing, 16/09/18 hospital, 11/10/18 Discharged, 04/12/19 HE, 13/02/19 Unemployed list


Hume, Sidney Stewart, Lt
Born British 01/09/1885 at Buenos Aires
With 66 Squadron from 16/05/1917 to 28/05/1917 as pilot
RAeC Certificate 5245 dated 23/03/1917
Eventual fate died on 28/05/1917 in aircraft A7340

Notes: 1 County of London Yeomanry. 29/08/16 14 Sqn Obs, 16/03/17 CFS "E" Sqn, 23/03/17 CFS"B" Sqn FO, 16/05/17 66 Sqn, 28/05/17 mia, pow, 24/08/18 repatriated from Germany. Died 20/11/1984 See biographies.


Hunter, Thomas Vickers, Capt
Born English 02/04/1897 at London
With 66 Squadron from 02/06/1917 to 05/12/1917 as pilot
RAeC Certificate 4516 dated 18/04/1917
Eventual fate kifa on 05/12/1917 in aircraft B5173

Notes: 5 Rifle Brigade, collided with Richard Ryan and crashed near Prae. Educated Eton. Broke his leg in motor cycle accident, leg became septic and was amputated above the knee in July 1915. To France 1916? and joined the RFC in Feb 1917. 09/05/17 66 Sqn.


Huxley, Frederick George, Lt.
Born Australian 08/08/1891 at King Island
With 66 Squadron from 07/07/1917 to 25/08/1917 as pilot


Awarded MC 14/15 Star
Notes: Enlisted Australian Imperial Force 13/04/15, served with 52 & 26 Bn. 05/12/16 transferred to RFC and posted to SoMA Reading, 84 Sqn 11/05/17, 16 RS 22/05/17, EF 04/07/17, 07/07/17 1 AD to 66 Sqn same day, HE 25/08/17, EF 21/09/17 and 68 Sqn AFC, T/FC.


 

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