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Fallen Eagles: Airmen Who Survived the Great War Only to Die in Peacetime


In his introduction, Norman Franks states that he came across a list of RAF officers who died between the end of the First World War and the end of 1928 while surfing the internet. Rationalising the lists, he identified ninety-three who had distinguished themselves in the war only to die in the peace ‘they had so valiantly fought for.’ The result …

15 March 1918 : 2nd Lieut. Harold ‘Harry’ Curtis-Beals


2nd Lieut. Harold ‘Harry’ Curtis-Beals RAF Parents John and Margaret. Educated in Boston. Enlisted in the A.S.C. (M.T) 15 April 1915 11 March 1917 he married May Katherine Francis (born 1893) at the Parish Church, Milton, Northampton.  Gazetted 2nd Lieut. R.A.F. 19 Jan 1918 he served with the Expeditionary Force in Egypt from August 1917. He…