In Memory of Second Lieutenant LIONEL BERTRAM FRANK MORRIS 11th Sqdn., Royal Flying Corps and 3rd Bn., The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) who died age 19 on 17 September 1916 Son of Albert Frank Morris and Lily Morris, of 46, George St., Richmond, Surrey. Pilot of the first Royal Flying Corps aircraft to be shot down by the 'Red Baron' - Baron Manfred von Richthofen. Remembered with honour PORTE-DE-PARIS CEMETERY, CAMBRAI Remembered Croydon WW1 Roll of Honour http://www.croydononline.org/history/the_war_years/roh/dod.asp?wtY=1916 In Memory of Captain TOM REES 11th Sqdn., Royal Flying Corps and 14th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers who died age 21 on 17 September 1916 Son of Thomas and Alice Rees, of Troedyrhiw Villa, Devynock, Brecon. Observer in the first Royal Flying Corps aircraft to be shot down by the 'Red Baron' - Baron Manfred von Richthofen. Remembered with honour VILLERS-PLOUICH COMMUNAL CEMETERY 1 ......... 9-17-1916 - 11:00am - Villers Plouich 2nd Lt. Lionel Bertram Frank Morris † Porte-de-Paris Cemetery in Cambrai, France Captain Tom Rees † Villers-Plouich Cemetery in Nord, France RAF FE2b № 7018 Albatros DII № 491/16 11th Squadron Royal Flying Corps. http://www.redbattleflyer.com/thedead.htm http://modelingmadness.com/reviews/w1/gb/bodilyfe2.htm Cpt Tom Rees 17/09/1916 aged 21 He was the son of Thomas and Alice Rees of Cefn Brynich farm in Defynnog near Brecon. He was a very bright university student who joined the 14th Royal Welsh Fusiliers as soon as his degree was completed. He was the observer in an FE2b whilst flying with Lionel Frank Bertram Morris of 11 Squadron when he was shot down over Villers Plouich. Morris was able to land the aeroplane at Flesquieres before dying. Rees had apparently died in the air. Both were killed by Manfred von Richthofen, the famous Red Baron who was flying that day for the very first time in his Albatros DII with the rest of his squadron, Jasta 2 led by Oswald Boelcke. The Germans buried Rees with full military honours.