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Early Aviators - 401 to 450

Holders of RAeC Aviators Certificates 401 through 450

401 Henry Elliot William Macandrew
    Gained Certificate on 21 January 1913.
     
402 Assistant-Paymaster John Henry Lidderdale RN
    Gained Certificate on 21 January 1913.
     
403 Sub.-Lt. Reginald Leonard George Marix RNVR
    Gained Certificate on 21 January 1913. (1889–1966) Royal Naval Air Service, later Royal Air Force where he reached the rank of Air Vice Marshal. The first aviator to destroy a Zeppelin from an aircraft in 1914.
     
404 Lt. If. D. Vernon RN
    Gained Certificate on 21 January 1913.
     
405 Sub. Lt. H. A. Littleton RNVR
    Gained Certificate on 21 January 1913.
     
406 A. L. Russell
    Gained Certificate on 21 January 1913.
     
407 Evelyn Ronald Whitehouse
    Gained Certificate on 21 January 1913. 1894-1979 Deperdussin Monoplane at Hendon, later Royal Naval Air Service then Royal Air Force.
     
408 Lt. J. T. Babington RN
    Gained Certificate on 21 January 1913. One of three Avro 504A pilots who carried out the bombing raid on the Zeppelin Base at Friedrichshafen on November 21, 1914. Later worked as a test pilot for Handley-Page. Remained in the RAF until 1944, retired with the rank of Air Marshal. Died in 1979.
     
409 Horace A. Buss
    Gained Certificate on 4 February 1913.
     
410 Montague F. Glew
    Gained Certificate on 4 February 1913.
     
411 Hubert Scott
    Gained Certificate on 4 February 1913.
     
412 Air Mechanic Reginald Collis
    Gained Certificate on 4 February 1913.
     
413 Christopher Nevile
    Gained Certificate on 4 February 1913.
     
414 Capt. E. G. R. Lithgow RAMC
    Gained Certificate on 4 February 1913.
     
415 Assistant Paymaster E. B. Parker RN
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913. 
     
416 Lt. M. W. Noel
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913.
     
417 2nd-Lt. R. M. Vaughan, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913.
     
418 Harold Thomas Gardiner Lane
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913. 1891-1919 Bristol Biplane at Brooklands
     
419 Frederick Frank Reilly Minchin
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913. 1890-1927 Bristol Biplane at Eastbourne, disappeared in 1927 over the Atlantic Ocean in Fokker F.VIIa St. Raphael.
     
420 J. Crawford Kehrmann
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913.
     
421 Capt. William Geoffrey Hanson Salmond RFA
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913.
     
422 Lt. R. P. Ross RN
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913.
     
423 Lt. James Robert Branch Kennedy RN
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913. Died on 13 June 1913, as passenger of C. Gordon Bell, at Brooklands in a Martinsyde monoplane.
     
424 George Lee Temple
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913. Died when he crashed in a Blériot monoplane at Hendon on 25 January 1914. The Royal Aero Club's Accident Investigation Committee's Report N. 19 stated that "the condition of the pilot's health, as disclosed by the medical evidence, coupled with the fact of the gradual turning over of the aircraft in its descent to the ground, point to the pilot having lost consciousness just before or at the commencement of the dive, and that this loss of consciousness and control was the cause of the accident."
     
425 Lt. D. A. Oliver RN
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913.
     
426 Lt. Thomas Scholes Creswell RMLI
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913. Lt. Creswell died, together with his passenger, Commander Rice, near Calshot when his seaplane (RNAS Serial no. 128) entered a dive from which he was unable to recover, hitting the water vertically at high speed. A witness, C. Gordon Bell, attested to the fact that the left wing started to break up before the aircraft hit the water. A verdict of 'accidental death from drowning' was recorded.
     
427 Lt. L. L. MacLean, Gurkha Rifles
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913.
     
428 Jules Teulade-Cabanes
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913.
     
429 Lt. R. G. D. Small, Leinster Regiment
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913.
     
430 Julian B. Hall
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913.
     
431 Lt. C. F. Lee, King's Royal Rifles
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913.
     
432 Percy Maxwell Muller
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913.
     
433 Wallace Prowse Hodgson
    Gained Certificate on 18 February 1913.
     
434 2nd Lt. R. A. Archer RFA
    Gained Certificate on 4 March 1913.
     
435 2nd Lt. Lanoe Hawker RE
    Gained Certificate on 4 March 1913. Awarded Victoria Cross for engaging three German aircraft on 25 July 1915. Killed in dogfight with Manfred von Richthofen on 23 November 1916.
     
436 2nd Lt. D. J. McMullen RE
    Gained Certificate on 4 March 1913.
     
437 Lt. C. E. H. Rathborne RMLI
    Gained Certificate on 4 March 1913. Later Air Commodore.
     
438 Sgt. William George Stafford
    Gained Certificate on 18 March 1913.
     
439 Sgt. Edward J. Street
    Gained Certificate on 18 March 1913.
     
440 Lt. Llewelyn C. Hordern
    Gained Certificate on 18 March 1913.
     
441 2nd Lt. Charles G. G. Bayly RE
    Gained Certificate on 18 March 1913.
     
442 Eardley H. Lawford
    Gained Certificate on 18 March 1913.
     
443 Sgt. H. E. Vagg
    Gained Certificate on 18 March 1913.
     
444 Sgt. Joseph Kemper
    Gained Certificate on 1 April 1913.
     
445 1st Class Air Mechanic J. C. McNamara
    Gained Certificate on 1 April 1913.
     
446 Leading Seaman Philip Ephraim Bateman RN
    Gained Certificate on 1 April 1913.
     
447 Lt. Raymond Fitzmaurice RN
    Gained Certificate on 1 April 1913.
     
448 Lt. W. F. Robertson Dobie
    Gained Certificate on 1 April 1913.
     
449 Cmdr. Neville Usborne RNAS
    Gained Certificate on 1 April 1913. Used a Caudron Biplane at the Ewen School, Hendon. Died 21 February 1916 in an early parasite fighter experiment
     
450 Lt. Guy Blatherwick RN
    Gained Certificate on 1 April 1913.

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