7 March 1919 We Lost 191

Rupert Norman Gould Atkinson

Today’s losses include:

  • A five-victory ace
  • A man whose brother was killed in June 1916

Today’s highlighted casualties include:

  • Captain Rupert Norman Gould Atkinson MC DFC (Royal Air Force) dies of pneumonia and influenza at age 22. He is a 5-victory ace
  • Lieutenant David Noel Spankie (Army Service Corps) dies on service at age 26.  His brother was killed in June 1916.