FAA in home waters 1939

September 1939
10 - Swordfish I - 822 Sqn - HMS Courageous - P4090 - Lt. WAH PLAYFAIR (Playford ?); S/Lt. HA WHEATMAN ; NA. F. FRIZZELL, all killed.
14 - Skua II - 803 Sqn - L2873 (A7M ) - Lt. GBK GRIFFITHS, RM ( POW); P/O. J. SIMPSON killed.
14 - Skua II - 803 Sqn - L2957 (A7K ) - Lt. RP THURSTON (POW); P/O. GV McKAY KILLED.
17 - 811 and 822 Sqdn's - 25 aircraft lost when HMS Courageous was sunk.
26 - Skua - 803 Sqn - HMS. Ark Royal - Lt. BS McEWEN ; P/O. BM SEYMOUR, both safe.

October 1939
23 - Skua - 803 Sqn - A/c Failed to return - P/O. LR TREGILLIS (HMS Furious); NA1. RE EASON (HMS Merlin ), both killed.
24 - Skua - 803 Sqn - Y0036 - See TREGILLIS and EASON .

November 1939
1 - 816/818 Sqn's(?) - HMS Furious - a/c ditched, crew safe.
13 - 814 Sqn HMS HERMES - (a/c (H3C ) ditched crew ?
14 - Skua II - 774 Sqn - L3036 - HMS Pembroke - S/Lt. ES WOODFORD (758 Sqn ),killed.
26 - Skua II - 770 Sqn - L3022 - HMS Argue - S/Lt. MR PIKE, killed.( from Mylor, Cornwall ).
27 - 818 Sqn - Se Furious - a/c failed to return, crew Lt. SGJ APPLEBY and two other's all safe.

December 1939
12 - Walrus I - K8556 - 754 Sqn - HMS Daedalus - Lt. RHM HERIOT-HILL; P/O. M FORTRUM, 41278 (RAF); LA. M McLOUGHLIN - All killed.
17 - Skua - 803 Sqn - Y0054 - HMS Merlin - P/O. LL PARKER, killed.

There may well be others and I am sure if I made any errors fellow members will correct them.
Alex