Arras Flying Services Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Lewis Ewart Whitehead transferred to the Royal Flying Corps from the Kings Royal Rifles in 1916 after receiving Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 2682 on a Maurice Farman biplane at military school, Norwich on 23 March 1916. He was wounded in combat with LVGs whilst flying a Morane BB on 26 July 1916. Later he served as a Flight Commander with 60 Squadron where two more of his opponents were forced down and captured. He was reported missing following combat with a Fokker DR.I flown by Fritz Rumey of Jasta 5.
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950