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Casualties - January 1940


Date Name Rank Comments

1 Jan

BAILEY, ROBERT JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in Hampden I, P1260 of No 7 Sqn, which crashed into Snaefell and is buried in Boldon (He is buried in Whitburn) Cemetery.

1 Jan

DENNIS, THOMAS OWEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying as the W.Op in Hampden I, P1260 of No 7 Sqn, which crashed into Snaefell and is buried in Birkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Cemetery.

1 Jan

MACGREGOR, HORACE MIERS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hampden I, P1260 of No 7 Sqn, which crashed into Snaefell and is buried in Harrow (Pinner) New Cemetery.

1 Jan

CURTIS, CHRISTOPHER DOUGLAS

Fg Off

He was serving with No 114 Sqn, and died from injuries in Scunthorpe Hospital sustained in a car crash on the road from Scunthorpe to Gainsborough.  He is buried in Great Yarmouth (Gorleston) Cemetery.

1 Jan

HILL, ERIC ARTHUR CHARLES

Plt Off

He was flying solo in Hampden I, L4205 of No 185 Sqn, which stalled and crashed during an overshoot at Cottesmore and is buried in Malden (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

1 Jan

HUDSON, CHRISTOPHER FORGE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7232 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea near St Abbs Head.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Jan

CLARKE, TREVOR HERMON

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7232 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea near St Abbs Head.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Jan

PEACOCK, ROBERT JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7232 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea near St Abbs Head.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Jan

ROWSON, DONALD MITCHELL

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7232 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea near St Abbs Head.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Jan

McQUADE, ROBERT

AC2

He was serving with No 2 Sqn and possibly died from natural causes or in a non-flying accident.  He is buried in Beuvry Communal Cemetery Extension

2 Jan

LEWIS, THOMAS SPENCER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Magister I, P2508 of No 79 Sqn, which dived into the ground whilst carrying out aerobatics.  He is buried in Cardiff (Llanishen) Cemetery.

2 Jan

SMITH, SIDNEY HERBERT

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, P2508 of No 79 Sqn, which dived into the ground whilst carrying out aerobatics.  He is buried in Westcott (Holy Trinity) New Churchyard.

2 Jan

KEILLER, COLIN

Sgt

He was serving with No 104 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

2 Jan

BALLANTYNE, ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2943 of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Jan

BROWN, ALDEWIN ARTHUR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2943 of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Jan

BULLOCH, HUGH LARMOR MCLEARN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2943 of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Jan

DRURY, DOUGLAS JAMES

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2946 of No 149 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down into the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Jan

GREIG, WALTER DFM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2943 of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Jan

GROVE, DENIS HARRY

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2943 of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Jan

HINCHLIFFE, AUBREY

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2946 of No 149 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down into the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Jan

KIDD, WILLIAM HENRY CECIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2946 of No 149 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down into the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Jan

KIRKNESS, DONALD JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2943 of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Jan

MANTLE, ALBERT JOHN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2946 of No 149 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down into the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Jan

MORRICE, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2946 of No 149 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down into the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Jan

WAKEHAM, HARRY RICHARD BENNETT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2946 of No 149 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down into the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Jan

LEWIS, JOHN ROBERT

AC2

He was killed whilst flying as the crewman in Wallace, K3911 of No 1 Air Armament School when the towing cable caught in the elevator of the aircraft causing it to dive into the ground at Skidbrook-cum-Saltfleet in Lincolnshire.  The pilot was also killed. He is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery.

2 Jan

REYNOLDS, MICHAEL VINCENT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Wallace, K3911 of No 1 Air Armament School when the towing cable caught in the elevator of the aircraft causing it to dive into the ground at Skidbrook-cum-Saltfleet in Lincolnshire.  His crewman was also killed. He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

3 Jan

HARRIS, PETER BOTHAMLEY

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1410 WV-B of No 18 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium after being damaged by fighters near Aachen and is buried in Liege (Robermont) Cemetery.

4 Jan

BARRITT, ROY GRAHAM ANTHONY

Plt Off

He died from injuries in hospital sustained whilst flying Blenheim I, L1466 of No 23 Sqn which crashed at Helpston Heath on its return from a radar calibration flight, possibly as a result of running out of fuel.  He is buried in or was cremated at East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium.

4 Jan

WILSON, RONALD (566297)

Cpl

He died from injuries in hospital sustained whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1466 of No 23 Sqn which crashed at Helpston Heath on its return from a radar calibration flight, possibly as a result of running out of fuel.  He is buried in Hetton Cemetery.

4 Jan

WILSON, ALFRED ANDREW

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1466 of No 23 Sqn which crashed at Helpston Heath on its return from a radar calibration flight, possibly as a result of running out of fuel.  He is buried in Middlesborough (Linthorpe) Cemetery.

4 Jan

WRIGHT, WILFRED

AC2

He was serving with No 103 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Drumcree Church of Ireland Churchyard.

4 Jan

MERRIFIELD, JOHN THOMAS

AC2

He died in Camborne Hospital whilst on sick leave and is buried in Tuckingmill (All Saints) Churchyard.

4 Jan

WATKINS, THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Oxford II, N4721 of No 8 SFTS, which crashed on a night take-off from Montrose.  He is buried in Cambuslang (Westburn) Cemetery.

5 Jan

CAMPBELL, MARSHALL

AC1

He is buried in Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery.

5 Jan

MORRIS, RICHARD THOMAS SHOWLER RAFO

Fg Off

He was working with Rotal Airscrews on research into propeller design when he was hit by a vehicle whilst walking along a darkened street in Oxford.  He is buried in Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery.

5 Jan

RICHARDS, GRAHAM DENNISON

AC2

He is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery.

6 Jan

PEARSON, HUMPHREY BRISBANE MAUNSELL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, K6246 OY-N of No 48 Sqn, which flew into a hill after striking trees near Ventnor of the Isle of Wight. He is buried in West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

6 Jan

PENNELL, FOLLETT MATTINSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, K6246 OY-N of No 48 Sqn, which flew into a hill after striking trees near Ventnor of the Isle of Wight. He is buried in West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

6 Jan

ROOK, FRANCIS HERBERT

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, K6246 OY-N of No 48 Sqn, which flew into a hill after striking trees near Ventnor of the Isle of Wight. He is buried in West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

6 Jan

WIDMER, REGINALD CHRISTIE

LAC

He is buried in Leamington (Whitnash Road) Cemetery.

7 Jan

BOUSFIELD, FRANCIS FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed flying Hudson I, N7256 ZS-L of No 233 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Wales whilst carrying out a test flight with newly installed ASV radar. He is buried in Oldham (Hollinwood) Cemetery.

7 Jan

HALLAM, FRANK FOSTER

Sgt

He was killed flying Hudson I, N7256 ZS-L of No 233 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Wales whilst carrying out a test flight with newly installed ASV radar. He is buried in Loxley United Reformed Chapelyard

7 Jan

SMITH, ARTHUR WILFRED

LAC

He was killed flying in Hudson I, N7256 ZS-L of No 233 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Wales whilst carrying out a test flight with newly installed ASV radar.  . He is buried in Haltemprice (Hessle) Cemetery.

7 Jan

MAGUIRE, ALAN HARRY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L2074 of No 6 OTU, which hit a mountain in Wales whilst descending in cloud. He is buried in Llanwit Major Cemetery.

7 Jan

TAYLOR, WILLIAM

LAC

He was serving with No 75 Wing at the time of his death.  He is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

8 Jan

ROWE, PETER JOHN HANLEY

AC2

He was serving with No 101 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Ebbw Vale Cemetery.

8 Jan

COCKROFT, JAMES ALFRED

Sgt

He is buried in Luton Church Burial Ground

8 Jan

GRATTON, THOMAS ARTHUR

AC2

He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Burslem) Cemetery.

8 Jan

KERR, THOMAS ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Audax, K5151 of No 5 SFTS when he left a formation flight in cloud and was reported as missing off the Isle of Man.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Jan

PAYNE, DESMOND LUDLOW

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L4854 of No 2 School of Army Co-operation which crashed whilst low flying near Salisbury.  He is buried in Penton Mewsey (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

8 Jan

WATERS, FRANK

AC2

He was killed whilst flying as a passenger in Blenheim IV, L4854 of No 2 School of Army Co-operation which crashed whilst low flying near Salisbury.  He is buried in Penton Mewsey (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

9 Jan

BISHOP, VERDUN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Vildebeest, K4156 of No 273 Sqn which crashed into the sea 18 miles from Colombo when it stalled as it turned to avoid a ship.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

9 Jan

WILLIAMS, JOHN DENYS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Vildebeest, K4156 of No 273 Sqn which crashed into the sea 18 miles from Colombo when it stalled as it turned to avoid a ship.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

9 Jan

HOLLIS, LYALL

AC2

He was cremated at South London Crematorium, Mitcham

9 Jan

IRVING, DAVID

Cpl

He was a W.Op/AG but was killed whilst training to be a pilot in Harvard I, P5848 of No 15 SFTS which crashed after hitting a chimney of a farm house near Fochabers in Moray whilst low flying. He is buried in Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery.

9 Jan

MATHEW, ALAN JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed flying as an instructor in Harvard I, P5848 of No 15 SFTS which crashed after hitting a chimney of a farm house near Fochabers in Moray whilst low flying. He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery.

10 Jan

HANNE, JOHN HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, P4859 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters over the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Jan

VICK, EDWIN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4859 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters over the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Jan

WILLIAMS, GEORGE LLEWELYN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4859 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters over the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Jan

COE, RICHARD

Fg Off

He was serving with No 242 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Kirkby Wharfe (St John The Baptist) Churchyard. Extension

11 Jan

BARKLEY, ANDREW

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7262 QX-W of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by fire from three destroyers.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Jan

LLOYD, RICKARD CROZIER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7262 QX-W of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by fire from three destroyers.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Jan

MORTON, ROBERT SMITH

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7262 QX-W of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by fire from three destroyers.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Jan

TURNER, DANIEL

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7262 QX-W of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by fire from three destroyers.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Jan

AURIGO, GEOFFREY CHARLES JOHN

AC1

He is buried in Acton Cemetery.

11 Jan

CURRIE, BRIAN EARP

Sgt

He was killed in a flying accident whilst flying in Oxford N6263 of No 5 BGS during a detachment to the ATS at RAF Jurby. He is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

12 Jan

CONNELL, LESLIE FRANKLIN

Sgt

He was serving with No 77 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Jan

TINKER, TONY MALCOLM

Flt Lt

A member of No 27 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying Tiger Moth, T1778 of the Initial Training School (Officers), which spun into the ground after stalling on take off at Kohat.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

13 Jan

WHYTE, FREDERICK WILLIAM

Sgt

A member of No 27 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying Tiger Moth, T1778 of the Initial Training School (Officers), which spun into the ground after stalling on take off at Kohat.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

13 Jan

HARRISON, FREDERICK

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 141 Sqn and died on active service, he is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery.

13 Jan

MAXTED, STEWART VINCENT

AC2

He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk

13 Jan

WEST, STANLEY MORNINGTON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Oxford II, N6380 of No 3 SFTS, which flew into the ground near Plungar in Leicestershire in poor visibility.  He is buried in Grantham Cemetery.

13 Jan

WOOD, WILLIAM MESTON

AC2

He was serving in Cambridgeshire and was knocked off his bicycle on 11 January by a lorry during the black-out.  He died from his injuries two days later and is buried in Berwick -upon-Tweed Cemetery.

16 Jan

JACKSON, JAMES TURNER

LAC

He was serving with No 23 Sqn and was killed in a road accident.  He is buried in Stamford Cemetery..

16 Jan

DUNBAR, GEORGE PILLAR WATSON

AC2

He was serving with No 947 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Dalnottar Cemetery.

16 Jan

DIXON, THOMAS DAVID

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, N4563 of No 3 SFTS, which flew into high ground near Wootton Bassett in Wiltshire.  He is buried in East London Cemetery, Plaistow.

16 Jan

LITTLEWOOD, JOHN ARCHIBALD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, N4563 of No 3 SFTS, which flew into high ground near Wootton Bassett in Wiltshire.  He is buried in South Cerney (All Hallows) Churchyard.

16 Jan

MELLS, JOHN

LAC

He was serving with No 1 ASP at the time of his death.  He is buried in Bienvillers Military Cemetery.

17 Jan

BARR, GEORGE F.

AC1

He is buried in Glasgow (St Peter's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

18 Jan

MULLINGER, EDWIN GILBERT PETER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I L2066 of No 43 Sqn when he collided with L1734 and crashed at Broomhill, Northumberland. He is buried Chevington Cemetery.

18 Jan

STEELEY, HENRY JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L1734 of No 43 Sqn when they collided with L2066 and crashed at Broomhill, Northumberland. He is buried in Kenilworth Cemetery.

18 Jan

SMITH, FREDERICK TREVOR MARTIN

Sgt

An Observer instructor with No He was flying in Anson I, N5024 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed in a snow storm near Totnes, Devon. He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

18 Jan

STEVENS, BARRY OSBORNE CORNELIUS

Plt Off

A pilot with No 75 Sqn, he was flying in Anson I, N5024 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed in a snow storm near Totnes, Devon. He is buried in Harwell Cemetery

18 Jan

CHENERY, LESLIE CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying as an Observer in Anson I, N5024 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed in a snow storm near Totnes, Devon. He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

18 Jan

HERON, WILLIAM

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5024 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed in a snow storm near Totnes, Devon. He is buried in Harwell Cemetery.

18 Jan

WAKELY, LESLIE JAMES

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5024 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed in a snow storm near Totnes, Devon. He is buried in Harwell Cemetery.

18 Jan

COLEBOURNE, WILLIAM ARNOLD

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 149 Sqn when he was struck by a propeller of Wellington, N2944 at Mildenhall.  He is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery.

18 Jan

CROSSLAND, WILFRED

AC2

He was serving with No 502 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Warrington Cemetery.

18 Jan

GERRISH, JOHN WILLIAM

AC2

He was serving with No 935 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

18 Jan

MULLOCK, ARTHUR JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, N7144 of No 2 SFTS, which crashed near Chipping Norton.  He is buried in Kirkmaiden Cemetery.

18 Jan

WOOSLEY, EDWARD JOHN

AC1

He died from natural causes, his death being registered in Weymouth and he is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

19 Jan

BEATTIE, ROBERT

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5050 YG-B of No 502 Sqn, which crashed near Rhyl after control was lost in a snow storm. He is buried in Kirkmaiden Cemetery.

19 Jan

McCLURE, THOMAS CHRISTOPHER

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5050 YG-B of No 502 Sqn, which crashed near Rhyl after control was lost in a snow storm. He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

19 Jan

MOORBY, HAROLD CHRISTOPHER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5050 YG-B of No 502 Sqn, which crashed near Rhyl after control was lost in a snow storm. He is buried in Knockbreda Cemetery.

20 Jan

BARRETT, SAMUEL ARTHUR

AC1

He is buried in Hampstead Norris (St Mary) New Churchyard.

20 Jan

BIRCH, JAMES RATHBONE

Cpl

He is buried in Hawarden Cemetery.

20 Jan

EALES, ARTHUR

LAC

He is buried in Leeds (Harehills) Cemetery.

21 Jan

CLEMSON, HENRY

AC1

He was serving with No 615 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Douai Communal Cemetery.

21 Jan

RICHARDS, JOSEPH

AC2

He was serving with No 615 Sqn, and died from cerebro-spinal fever.  He is buried in Douai Communal Cemetery.

23 Jan

RULE, ALFRED JAMES

AC1

He is buried in St Ives Church Cemetery.

24 Jan

BREMNER, JAMES FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, L4669 of No 8 SFTS, which came down in the sea off Montrose.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Jan

BENDALL, DOUGLAS JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying as the observer of Blenheim I, L1280 of No 57 Sqn, on a reconnaissance flight and is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

25 Jan

HUNTER, JOHN RAYMOND

AC2

He was killed whilst flying as the Wop/AG of Blenheim I, L1280 of No 57 Sqn, on a reconnaissance flight and is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

25 Jan

O'REILLY-BLACKWOOD, JOHN NOEL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L1280 of No 57 Sqn, on a reconnaissance flight and is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

25 Jan

SHELLARD, RAYMOND JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Henley I, L3269 of No 1 AAS which flew into the ground at Gringley on the Hill in Nottinghamshire, he is buried in Barry (Merthyr Dyfan) Burial Ground.

25 Jan

SWAN, JOHN WILLIAM

AC1

He is buried in Brighouse Cemetery.

26 Jan

McCOMB, WILLIAM RALPH

Plt Off

He was serving with No 102 Sqn, and died from meningitis in York Military Hospital.  He is buried in Driffield Cemetery.

26 Jan

MONTAGU, The Hon. WILLIAM DROGO STURGES

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Harvard I, P5862 of No 12 Gp Pool, which spun into the ground at Aston Down having stalled on emerging from cloud.  He is buried in Brampton (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard.

26 Jan

TAYLOR, GRAHAM SINCLAIR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Harvard I, P5863 of No 12 Gp Pool, which spun into the ground at Aston Down having stalled on emerging from cloud.  He is buried in Sharnbrook (St Peter) Churchyard.

27 Jan

BECKWITH, ROBERT OLAF STRANGHAN

LAC

He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery.

28 Jan

DUFFIELD, ALFRED JAMES

Sgt

He is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

28 Jan

ROGERS, GEOFFREY DILWYN

AC2

He is buried in Ffairfach (Tabernacle) Congregational Chapelyard

29 Jan

BRADES, CYRIL FREDERICK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying as an AG in Wallace, K4015 of No 9 Bombing and Gunnery School when the pilot lost control near Pwliheli and the aircraft was abandoned. He is buried in Windsor Cemetery, Berkshire.

29 Jan

TINDAL, ERIC JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Wallace, K4015 of No 9 Bombing and Gunnery School when he lost control near Pwliheli and the aircraft was abandoned. He is buried in Pwllheli Borough Cemetery.

29 Jan

WELLS, THOMAS SLATER

LAC

He is buried in Barnwell St Andrew Churchyard.

30 Jan

HAMPSON, NORMAN

Cpl

He was serving with No 84 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery.

30 Jan

DAVIS, BERNARD THOMAS

AC2

He is buried in Castle Bromwich (SS Mary and Margaret) Churchyard.

30 Jan

TAYLOR, JAMES

LAC

He was serving with No 76 Wing at the time of his death and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

31 Jan

FERRIS, ERNEST ALBERT

Cpl

He was killed when he walked into the rotating propeller of an Anson and is buried in Portsmouth (Eastney or Highland Road) Cemetery.

31 Jan

CHILTON, FRANK

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6614 of No 222 Sqn, which flew into a hill in bad visibility near Royston, Hertfordshire. He is buried in Pendlebury (St John) Churchyard.

31 Jan

MAYNARD, DAVID GILES DAVIES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L6614 of No 222 Sqn, which flew into a hill in bad visibility near Royston, Hertfordshire. He is buried in Whittlesford (SS Mary and Andrew) Churchyard.

31 Jan

CRITCHLEY, WALTER

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, N6320 of No 15 SFTS which crashed at Bridge of Buchat in Aberdeenshire.  He is buried in Leigh Cemetery.

31 Jan

LEGGOTT, CLAUDE HENRY DCM

Flt Lt

He died on active service and is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

31 Jan

SHRIMPTON, KENNETH RAYMOND WOLLATT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Oxford, N6320 of No 15 SFTS which crashed at Bridge of Buchat in Aberdeenshire.  He is buried in Bournemouth (Wimborne Road) Cemetery.

31 Jan

WATSON-PARKER, DEREK PAUL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, N4943 of No 1 AONS, which flew into high ground whilst flying in cloud at Bushendall in County Antrim.  He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

31 Jan

WHITTAKER, DENNIS WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4943 of No 1 AONS, which flew into high ground whilst flying in cloud at Bushendall in County Antrim.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

31 Jan

WILLIAMS, HERBERT ARTHUR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4943 of No 1 AONS, which flew into high ground whilst flying in cloud at Bushendall in County Antrim.  He is buried in Oldham (Hollinwood) Cemetery.

 

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