Cedric Howell

Name: Cedric Ernest "Spike" Howell
Country: Australia
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Units: 45
Victories: 19
Date Of Birth: June 17, 1896
Place of Birth: Killed
In Flying Accident: December 10, 1919
Place of Death: Near Corfu

After serving as a sniper on the Western Front, Howell transferred to the Royal Flying Corps from 46 Battalion of the ANZAC. In 1917, he was assigned to 45 Squadron in France and served with this squadron in Northern Italy in 1918, scoring 19 victories as a Sopwith Camel pilot. Enroute back to Australia on December 10, 1919, Howell was killed when the aircraft he was flying crashed into the sea near Corfu.