On the Western Front, poor weather prevented most operations in support of the army, though some long range bombing took place. Away from the front, however the RAF suffered 21 casualties overall from training squadrons in Canada, Egypt and Ireland and operational squadrons in Greece, Belgium and France, mainly from the flu.
Prisoner of war Lieutenant Beavan Pendleton Jenkins also died in hospital in Aachen, Germany. He was serving with 103 Squadron RAF on on 16 September 1918 when his DH9 (D3254) was shot down over enemy lines. He was the observer, with pilot Captain Frank Alsager Ayrton. His left leg was badly injured and had to be amputated., Beavan later died from the shock. Captain Ayrton survived the crash and was repatriated on 18 December 1918.