Rank & Name: 2nd Lt. Geoffry Walter Ashdown Green

Date of Death: 08/03/1918


Little is known of 2nd Lt. Green at this time. His surname was listed as pilot from this source

Second Lieutenant, 59th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps and Royal Field Artillery. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Ashdown Green, of Rocklands, Rocklands Avenue, Victoria, British Columbia. Chairman of Royal Victoria Yacht Club of B.C. and Naval Architect with office. source

On Friday 08/03/18 2Lt.Charles Ronald Moore and his observer 2Lt.Geoffry Walter Ashdown Green (RFA) from 59 Sqn RFC22 were both KWF. They were on a practise artillery patrol flying RE8 serial number A3854, when they crashed in flames both being killed in the crash.

2Lt.C.R.Moore was the son of Charles Edwin Moore and his wife Kathleen Von Kusserow Moore, of Worcestershire. He was 18 years old.

2Lt.G.W.A.Green was the son of Mr and Mrs Ashdown Green of “Rockland’s”, Rockland’s Ave, Victoria, British Columbia. His father was chairman of the Royal Victoria Yacht Club in B.C and a Naval Architect in Victoria B.C. 2Lt. Green was 24 years old. Pilot and observer now lie side by side in graves II.C.11. and II.C12. source


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