Remembering Today Casualty Details | CWGC FISKE, WILLIAM MEAD LINDSLEY Rank: Pilot Officer Trade: Pilot Service No: 78092 Date of Death: 17/08/1940 Regiment/Service: 601 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Cemetery BOXGROVE (SS. MARY AND BLAISE) CHURCHYARD Grave Reference: Sec. F. Grave 2. Additional Information: Born in the U.S.A. One of only two Americans who died in the Battle of Britain. On 4th July, 1941 the Secretary of State for Air, Sir Archibald Sinclair, unveiled a Memorial Plaque to Fiske, in the crypt of St. Paul's Cathedral.