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Casualties - February 1940


Date Name Rank Comments

1 Apr

ROBINSON, EDWARD JOHN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Henley I, L3245 of No 1 AACU, which was ditched following an engine failure near Bude.  Although he managed to escape the aircraft he drowned in the surf and is buried in Morwenstow (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

1 Apr

HARRIES, GLYN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L8867 of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down by flak ship on a shipping reconnaissance and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Apr

KELLEWAY, HERBERT HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8867 of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down by flak ship on a shipping reconnaissance and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Apr

WOLVERSON, ERIC LIONEL

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8867 of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down by flak ship on a shipping reconnaissance and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Apr

TAYLOR, HARRY JOHN

AC2

He was serving with No 605 Sqn and died from injuries in Bignold Hospital sustained when he fell from an aircraft into a propeller.  He is buried in Southchurch (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

1 Apr

MATHIESON, RODERICK CAMPBELL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Henley I, L3245 of No 1 AACU, which was ditched following an engine failure near Bude.  Although he managed to escape the aircraft he drowned in the surf and is buried in Morwenstow (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

1 Apr

PUGH, HENRY ERIC

AC1

He is buried in Great Sutton (St John) Churchyard.

1 Apr

STEWART, JOHN GRANT

Sgt

He is buried in or was cremated at Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium

2 Apr

FENTON, HENRY COXON FERGUSON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L1799 of No 151 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea on a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Apr

GOSDEN, GEORGE ALBERT

LAC

He is buried in West End (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

4 Apr

JORDAN, RICHARD WILLIAM

LAC

A member of No He was killed flying Wellesley I, K7740 on a delivery flight from Boscombe Down to the Middle East, which dived into the sea off the French coast. He is buried in L'aiguillon-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery.

4 Apr

PORTER, JOHN DOUGLAS VICTOR

Fg Off

A member of No 107 Sqn, he was killed flying Wellesley I, K7754 on a delivery flight from Boscombe Down to the Middle East, which disappeared in bad weather off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Apr

MARTIN, ARTHUR ROBERT

LAC

A member of No 1He was killed flying Wellesley I, K7740 on a delivery flight from Boscombe Down to the Middle East, which dived into the sea off the French coast. He is buried in L'aiguillon-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery.

4 Apr

HEWETT, JACK PATRICK MAJENDIE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IC, P9267 of No 149 Sqn, which crashed short of the runway at Marham and is buried in West Row Baptist Chapelyard

4 Apr

ALLAN, ARTHUR GEORGE ROBERT

Sgt

A member of No 211 Sqn, he was killed flying Wellesley I, K7754 on a delivery flight from Boscombe Down to the Middle East, which disappeared in bad weather off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Apr

HARGREAVES, JOHN DENTON

Plt Off

An air gunner with No 214 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9267 of No 149 Sqn, which crashed short of the runway at Marham and is buried in West Row Baptist Chapelyard.

4 Apr

INNES, HEROME ALEXANDER DFC

Fg Off

A pilot with No 214 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9267 of No 149 Sqn, which crashed short of the runway at Marham and is buried in West Row Baptist Chapelyard.

4 Apr

NELSON, ROBERT MELVILLE

Sgt

An observer with No 214 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9267 of No 149 Sqn, which crashed short of the runway at Marham and is buried in Bathgate Cemetery.

4 Apr

HAWES, RONALD

Sgt

A member of No 223 Sqn, he was killed flying Wellesley I, K7754 on a delivery flight from Boscombe Down to the Middle East, which disappeared in bad weather off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Apr

LEWIS, JOHN ADRIAN

Sgt

A member of No 223 Sqn, he was killed flying Wellesley I, K7740 on a delivery flight from Boscombe Down to the Middle East, which dived into the sea off the French coast. He is buried in L'aiguillon-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery.

4 Apr

BEECH, ALFRED CHRISTOPHER

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Heyford, K6896 of No 4 BGS, which crashed into Luce Bay, he is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Apr

DALTON, JOHN PATRICK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Heyford, K6896 of No 4 BGS, which crashed into Luce Bay, he is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Apr

SMITH, RALPH RAMSAY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Heyford, K6896 of No 4 BGS, which crashed into Luce Bay, his body was washed ashore on 7 April and is buried in Bolsover (St Mary) New Churchyard.

5  Apr

BEYNON, ELVIE

LAC

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Whitley IV, K9040 of No 51 Sqn, which was carrying out a night training exercise over the Bristol Channel and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5  Apr

BOYD, JAMES

AC1

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Whitley IV, K9040 of No 51 Sqn, which was carrying out a night training exercise over the Bristol Channel and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5  Apr

BRUCE, ROBERT GEORGE

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Whitley IV, K9040 of No 51 Sqn, which was carrying out a night training exercise over the Bristol Channel and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5  Apr

DICKSON, FREDERICK OSCAR

Flt Lt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Whitley IV, K9040 of No 51 Sqn, which was carrying out a night training exercise over the Bristol Channel and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5  Apr

GOULD, DERMOT EVELYN

Fg Off

He was lost without trace whilst flying Whitley IV, K9040 of No 51 Sqn, which was carrying out a night training exercise over the Bristol Channel and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5  Apr

FOSTER, LEONARD FREDERICK

AC2

He was seriously injured whilst flying as a W.Op in Wellington IC, P9267 of No 149 Sqn, which crashed short of the runway at Marham the day before, dying from his injuries he is buried in West Row Baptist Chapelyard.

5  Apr

JONES, IVOR DANIEL

AC2

He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

5  Apr

KNEALE, WILLIAM HERBERT RADCLIFFE

Cpl

He is buried in Kirk Christ Lezayre (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

6   Apr

BALL, JOHN BRAYFIELD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying as the W.Op/AG in Blenheim IV, L8740 of No 21 Sqn, which crashed into trees five minutes after take off from Watton and  is buried in Watton (St Mary) Churchyard.

6   Apr

STAPLEDON, IAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L8740 of No 21 Sqn, which crashed into trees five minutes after take off from Watton and is buried in Watton (St Mary) Churchyard.

6   Apr

WETTON, WALTER JONATHAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in Blenheim IV, L8740 of No 21 Sqn, which crashed into trees five minutes after take off from Watton and  is buried in Heckington Cemetery

6   Apr

STEIN, JOHN DRUMMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, P6918 of No 35 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Upwood and is buried in Ramsey Cemetery.

7   Apr

BROOKE-TAYLOR, KEITH

Plt Off

He was killed after abandoning Hampden I, L4054 of No 83 Sqn, which ran out of fuel over the North Sea near Whitley Bay and is buried Chevington Cemetery.

7   Apr

McNICOL, ANDREW

Sgt

He was killed after abandoning Hampden I, L4054 of No 83 Sqn, which ran out of fuel over the North Sea near Whitley Bay and is buried in Barrow-in-Furness Cemetery.

7   Apr

ROBERTS, WILFRED

Plt Off

He was killed after abandoning Hampden I, L4054 of No 83 Sqn, which ran out of fuel over the North Sea near Whitley Bay and is buried Chevington Cemetery.

7   Apr

SHARPE, DENIS WILLIAM

AC1

He was killed after abandoning Hampden I, L4054 of No 83 Sqn, which ran out of fuel over the North Sea near Whitley Bay and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7   Apr

ABLETT, HENRY GEORGE

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P2524 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a shipping reconnaissance and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7   Apr

ARMSTRONG, DANIEL

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2949 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a shipping reconnaissance and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7   Apr

CHESTER-MASTER, JULIAN PAUL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P2524 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a shipping reconnaissance and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7   Apr

GAYFORD, ROY ALLEN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2949 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a shipping reconnaissance and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7   Apr

MACDONALD, WILLIAM LIVINGSTONE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P2524 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a shipping reconnaissance and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7   Apr

MOORE, ROBERT JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2949 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a shipping reconnaissance and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7   Apr

MOSS, JOHN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2949 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a shipping reconnaissance and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7   Apr

MURPHY, MICHAEL FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2949 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a shipping reconnaissance and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7   Apr

NICOL, WILLIAM FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2949 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a shipping reconnaissance and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7   Apr

PEEL, ROBERT CHARLES

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P2524 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a shipping reconnaissance and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7   Apr

WARDLAW, DAVID HERBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P2524 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a shipping reconnaissance and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7   Apr

WICKENKAMP, ESTELLES ARTHUR MBE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P2524 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a shipping reconnaissance and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7   Apr

FARRELL, PATRICK ARTHUR LUDLOW

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, N2088 of No 142 Sqn, which crashed at Neufchatel and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

7   Apr

RAPER, LESLIE ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in Battle I, N2088 of No 142 Sqn, which crashed at Neufchatel and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

7   Apr

WILBURN, CLIFFORD EDGAR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying as the W.Op in Battle I, N2088 of No 142 Sqn, which crashed at Neufchatel and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

7   Apr

BRANTON, JOHN ROYAL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2265 MQ-B of No 226 Sqn, during a night training exercise and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

7   Apr

DAVIES, PERCY KENYON

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2265 MQ-B of No 226 Sqn, during a night training exercise and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

7   Apr

VICKERY, KENNETH PRIMROSE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Gladiator II, N5623 of No 263 Sqn, which dived into the sea near Portishead.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7   Apr

BAILEY, HENRY RAFO

Flt Lt

A test pilot for Blackburns, he was killed whilst flying Blackburn B20, V8914 which was being tested at the MAEE when it crashed into the sea off Garroch Head on the Isle of Bute.  He was cremated at Hull Crematorium

7   Apr

MENZIES, ANDREW DOWIE

AC2

He died the Buchanan Military Hospital from tuberculosis and meningitis and is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis.

8   Apr

CHAPMAN, GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying as a  observer in Blenheim IV, P4855 of No 82 Sqn and is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extension (or Burial Ground)

8   Apr

KEMPTON, JOHN WILLIAM

AC2

He was killed whilst flying as the W.Op/AG in Blenheim IV, P4855 of No 82 Sqn and is buried in March (Eastwood) Burial Ground

8   Apr

MURDOCH, IAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying as an observer in Blenheim IV, P4855 of No 82 Sqn and is buried in Inverness (Tomnahurich) Cemetery.

8   Apr

BULMER, BERNARD VICTOR HIRAM

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5799 KG-D of No 204 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with a He 111 of the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8   Apr

DOLLEY, WILLIAM HENRY URIAH

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5799 KG-D of No 204 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with a He 111 of the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8   Apr

FOWELL, LEONARD JOHN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5799 KG-D of No 204 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with a He 111 of the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8   Apr

HARRISON, ROBERT PHILIP AINSLEY

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Sunderland I, L5799 KG-D of No 204 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with a He 111 of the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8   Apr

HARROTT, HERBERT

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5799 KG-D of No 204 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with a He 111 of the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8   Apr

HOSKINS, RONALD FRANK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Sunderland I, L5799 KG-D of No 204 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with a He 111 of the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8   Apr

HUGHES, CHARLES ARTHUR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5799 KG-D of No 204 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with a He 111 of the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8   Apr

LLOYD, DENNIS SINCLAIR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5799 KG-D of No 204 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with a He 111 of the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8   Apr

ROBERTS, ALBERT FRANCIS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5799 KG-D of No 204 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with a He 111 of the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8   Apr

ALDOUS, PETER DUNCAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, N9678 UA-Y of No 269 Sqn, which crashed into the sea near Shetland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8   Apr

McREYNOLDS, NORMAN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9678 UA-Y of No 269 Sqn, which crashed into the sea near Shetland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8   Apr

SCOTT, GILBERT HUNTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9678 UA-Y of No 269 Sqn, which crashed into the sea near Shetland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8   Apr

VERLAQUE, GEORGE ADOLPHUS

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9678 UA-Y of No 269 Sqn, which crashed into the sea near Shetland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8   Apr

AINSWORTH, KENNETH RICHARD BAVERSTOCK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Whitley, K8957 of No 10 OTU which crashed on a navigation flight from Abingdon to Jurby near Stratford upon Avon. He is buried in Woodchurch (Holy Cross) Churchyard., Birkenhead.

8   Apr

COSTELLO, MAURICE HENRY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley, K8957 of No 10 OTU which crashed on a navigation flight from Abingdon to Jurby near Stratford upon Avon. He is buried in Abingdon Cemetery.

8   Apr

DAVIES, JOHN MILTON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Whitley, K8957 of No 10 OTU which crashed on a navigation flight from Abingdon to Jurby near Stratford upon Avon. He is buried in Abingdon Cemetery.

8   Apr

McSHERRY, LESLIE ANDREW

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Whitley, K8957 of No 10 OTU which crashed on a navigation flight from Abingdon to Jurby near Stratford upon Avon. He is buried in Burstwick (All Saints) Churchyard.

8   Apr

BARNETT, MICHAEL EDWARD FULTON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, P2273 of No 12 OTU, which crashed whilst practicing night circuits. He is buried in Benson (or Bensington) (St Helen) Churchyard. Extension

8   Apr

GRAHAM, FRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9039 of No 13 OTU, which crashed at Carnedd Llewelyn during a night formation cross country exercise. He is buried in Bury Cemetery, Redvales

8   Apr

HALL, ALFRED ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9039 of No 13 OTU, which crashed at Carnedd Llewelyn during a night formation cross country exercise. He is buried in or was cremated at Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium

8   Apr

JAMES, GEOFFREY HALSTEAD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9039 of No 13 OTU, which crashed at Carnedd Llewelyn during a night formation cross country exercise. He is buried in Woodbury Church Cemetery.

8   Apr

AUGOOD, WILLIAM ALBERT

AC1

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, N5322 of No 8 SFTS which dived into the ground on Montreathmont Moor.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk

8   Apr

CATTON, ANTHONY CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9039 of No 13 OTU, which crashed at Carnedd Llewelyn during a night formation cross country exercise. He is buried in Braishfield (All Saints) Churchyard.

8   Apr

HOLMES, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, N5322 of No 8 SFTS which dived into the ground on Montreathmont Moor.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

8   Apr

SCOTT, ALEXANDER FERGUSSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, N5322 of No 8 SFTS which dived into the ground on Montreathmont Moor.  He was cremated at Glasgow Crematorium.

9   Apr

BARTER, JAMES ALAN LLYWELYN

Sgt

An observer, he was killed when Sunderland I, L2167 of No 210 Sqn was shot down by Bf 110s over Norway. He is buried in Sylling Churchyard.

9   Apr

CARPENTER, JACK CLIFFORD

Sgt

A pilot, he was killed when Sunderland I, L2167 of No 210 Sqn was shot down by Bf 110s over Norway. He is buried in Sylling Churchyard.

9   Apr

EVESON, GEORGE

AC2

He was a member of the crew of Sunderland I, L2167 of No 210 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s over Norway. He is buried in Sylling Churchyard.

9   Apr

KITE, PETER WILLIAM HANSFORD

Flt Lt

A pilot, he was killed when Sunderland I, L2167 of No 210 Sqn was shot down by Bf 110s over Norway. He is buried in Sylling Churchyard.

9   Apr

LE MAISTRE, ARTHUR FRANCIS

Plt Off

A pilot, he was killed when Sunderland I, L2167 of No 210 Sqn was shot down by Bf 110s over Norway. He is buried in Sylling Churchyard.

9   Apr

MAILE, GRAHAM HERBERT

AC1

He was a member of the crew of Sunderland I, L2167 of No 210 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s over Norway. He is buried in Sylling Churchyard.

9   Apr

MILLAR, ROBERT LAWRENCE

AC1

He was a member of the crew of Sunderland I, L2167 of No 210 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s over Norway. He is buried in Sylling Churchyard.

9   Apr

MORRISON, FREDERICK ARMAND

LAC

He was a member of the crew of Sunderland I, L2167 of No 210 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s over Norway. He is buried in Sylling Churchyard.

9   Apr

UPHAM, DOUGLAS WILLIAM BAILEY

LAC

He was a member of the crew of Sunderland I, L2167 of No 210 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s over Norway. He is buried in Sylling Churchyard.

9   Apr

DENT, GEORGE LEWIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane, L1790 of No 229 Sqn, which crashed in sea off Grimsby, Lincs. He is buried in Lavenham Cemetery.

9   Apr

ALEXANDER, ALFRED

Flt Lt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying Oxford I, P1933 of No 11 SFTS which crashed into trees shortly after take off.  He is buried in Ash Cemetery.

9   Apr

DIXON, LANCELOT STEELE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Harvard I, P5864 of No 5 OTU, which spun into the ground at Winforton in Herefordshire after stalling off a turn at low level.  He is buried in Hay Cemetery.

9   Apr

LUCAS, ALFRED COLIN

AC2

He was killed whilst in flying Battle I, K7609 of No 1 SFTS which crashed near Collingbourne Kingston in Wiltshire after the wing hit the ground in a low level turn.  He is buried in Netheravon (All Saints) Churchyard.

10 Apr

WELLS, JOHN WALLISS

AC2

He is buried in Bickenhill (St Peter) Churchyard.

11 Apr

LINDSAY, GEORGE

AC1

He was killed whilst flying as the W.Op/AG in Blenheim IV, L9181 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed at Lihons and is buried in Le Quesnel Communal Cemetery Extension

11 Apr

FLYNN, DENNIS

AC2

He was serving with No 148 Sqn, at the time of his death .  He is buried in Wakefield Cemetery.

11 Apr

EVANS, ARTHUR EVERETT

Plt Off

He was serving with No 233 Sqn, at the time of his death .  He is buried in Trowbridge Cemetery.

11 Apr

CALDER, DOROTHY ETHEL WAAF

ACW2

She is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

11 Apr

CUMMING, GEORGE GALBRAITH

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying as the WOp in Vincent, K4154 of 'S' Sqn when it hit power cables whilst taking off from Hilla landing ground in Iraq and crashed into a bund. He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery.

12 Apr

AITCHISON, JAMES DOUGAL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P2520 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was lost off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

BALMER, WILLIAM LOCKIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P2520 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was lost off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

BOWEN, CHARLES RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P2520 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was lost off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

LAMB, RALPH JOHN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P2520 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was lost off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

RICKETTS, PERCY FRANK

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P2520 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was lost off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

WILKIN, JOHN LENTON

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P2520 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was lost off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

BEDFORD, MICHAEL FREDERICK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9269 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

BESTICK, FRANK FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9269 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

BRUNDISH, GEORGE WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9269 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

FLYNN, GERALD

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9269 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

MAYBURY, DONALD CONRAD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9269 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

NOLAN, MAURICE

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9269 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

BROWN, HAROLD DENNIS

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4099 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

EVANS, JOHN HENRY

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1173 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

EVANS, WILLIAM HENRY GLYNDWR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1173 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

ISON, WILLIAM JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4099 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

JOHNSTONE, KENNETH JOHN ALAN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1173 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

ROBSON, HARRY WOOD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1173 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

TAYLOR, WILLIAM GEORGE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4099 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

TONKISS, JOSEPH RAYBOULD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4099 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

BARRASS, ALEXANDER SCOUGAL GIBSON

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4081 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

BRATTON, HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4073 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

BULL, JOHN BARTLETT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4064 of No 50 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea 120 miles off Newcastle and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

CHAMBERS, DAVID WILLIAM ARLIDGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4073 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

FAWCETT, GEORGE

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4064 of No 50 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea 120 miles off Newcastle and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

GREET, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4083 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast and is buried in Mandal Churchyard.

12 Apr

JOPLING, JOHN ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4081 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

KERSHAW, STANLEY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4073 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

NEVINSON, WILLIAM STUART

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4064 of No 50 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea 120 miles off Newcastle and is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

12 Apr

PILCHER, ALONZO DEREK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4064 of No 50 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea 120 miles off Newcastle and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

THOMAS, MERVYN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4081 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

VART, STANLEY VERNON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4081 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

WILD, GERALD MARSDEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4073 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

CHALMERS, PETER WILLIAM SIMPSON

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1347 of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a shipping reconnaissance off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

HAIRE, OSCAR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1347 of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a shipping reconnaissance off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

HEBELER, CHRISTOPHER RENDEL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1347 of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a shipping reconnaissance off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

IBBOTSON, JOHN RALEIGH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1347 of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a shipping reconnaissance off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

SADDINGTON, GEORGE EDGAR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1347 of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a shipping reconnaissance off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

BARBER, FREDERICK EDWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9284 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by flak or fighters off the Norwegian coast and is buried in Stavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard.

12 Apr

BULL, PETER EDWARD TUCKER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9284 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by flak or fighters off the Norwegian coast and is buried in Stavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard.

12 Apr

JUBY, GEOFFREY WILLIAM JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9284 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by flak or fighters off the Norwegian coast and is buried in Stavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard.

12 Apr

PEARCE, ALAN SYDNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9284 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by flak or fighters off the Norwegian coast and is buried in Stavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard.

12 Apr

RANKIN, DAVID ALEXANDER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9284 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by flak or fighters off the Norwegian coast and is buried in Stavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard.

12 Apr

WESTCOTT, LIONEL ALLEN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9284 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by flak or fighters off the Norwegian coast and is buried in Stavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard.

12 Apr

COALTER, RICHARDS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9246 of No 149 Sqn, which was lost off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

DOHERTY, EDMUND BRIAN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9266 of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

GILLOTT, HARRY

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9246 of No 149 Sqn, which was lost off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

GOAD, GEOFFREY EDMUND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9266 of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s off the Norwegian coast and is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

12 Apr

HENRY, JAMES

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9266 of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

LANGRIDGE, JACK HARRY RNZAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9266 of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

PARKER, WILLIAM CLAUDE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9246 of No 149 Sqn, which was lost off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

TOOTLE, FREDERICK

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9246 of No 149 Sqn, which was lost off the Norwegian coast and is buried in Falnes Churchyard.

12 Apr

VICKERY, ROY FOX

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9266 of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

WAKELING, LAURIE CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9246 of No 149 Sqn, which was lost off the Norwegian coast and is buried in Falnes Churchyard.

12 Apr

WHELLER, HORACE JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9246 of No 149 Sqn, which was lost off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

WOODCOCK, FREDERICK ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9266 of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

McLAREN, ANDREW HOOD DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7258 ZS-J of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters whilst shadowing the Scharnhorst.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

MILNE, JAMES ALEXANDER

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7258 ZS-J of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters whilst shadowing the Scharnhorst.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

WILSON, MATTHEW

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7258 ZS-J of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters whilst shadowing the Scharnhorst.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

YORKE, GEORGE JAMES DENZIL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7258 ZS-J of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters whilst shadowing the Scharnhorst.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Apr

HAMPTON, DENIS ALLEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Audax I, K3091 of No 11 SFTS, which spun into the ground near Hodnet in Shropshire, he is buried in Ewell (St Mary) Churchyard.

12 Apr

OLIVER, SIDNEY IGNATIUS RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 10 Sqn RAAF and died from injuries sustained when he fell on the Hooe in Plymouth during the blackout on 6 Apr 1940, he buried in Hooe (St John) Churchyard Extension.

12 Apr

SMITH, CYRIL REGINALD

Plt Off

He is buried in Peterborough (Eastfield) Cemetery.

13 Apr

PRIOR, ALBERT GEORGE HENRY

Sgt

He was serving with No 15 Sqn, at the time of his death .  He is buried in Bridgwater (Quantock Road) Cemetery.

13 Apr

BROWN, ALEXANDER RAYMOND SELSBY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7241 ZS-U of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Hestholmen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Apr

CALLINAN, REGINALD STEPHEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7323 ZS-Y of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down near Stavanger. He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

13 Apr

HAWKEN, JOHN LLEWELLYN DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7241 ZS-U of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Hestholmen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Apr

LERWAY, THOMAS WILLIAM

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7241 ZS-U of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Hestholmen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Apr

LIDDLE, THOMAS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7323 ZS-Y of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down near Stavanger. He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

13 Apr

McCROSSAN, SAMUEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7241 ZS-U of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Hestholmen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Apr

MURRAY, PETER

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7323 ZS-Y of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down near Stavanger. He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

13 Apr

SCARFFE, JOHN SAMUEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7323 ZS-Y of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down near Stavanger. He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

13 Apr

SINDEN, VALENTINE BENJAMIN

Sgt

He is buried in Boughton Aluph (All Saints) Churchyard.

14 Apr

CLARK, ROBERT MICHAEL GODFREY

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, L4339 of No 38 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Whitby and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Apr

CROSBY, GEORGE LESLIE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, L4339 of No 38 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Whitby and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Apr

EDMUNDS, CHARLES EVELYN WALTER ROY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, L4339 of No 38 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Whitby and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Apr

FRANKLIN, RN

Sub Lt {A)

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, L4339 of No 38 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Whitby and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Apr

MEREWETHER, ARTHUR GUY WYNDHAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, L4339 of No 38 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Whitby and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Apr

WILLS, RONALD HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, L4339 of No 38 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Whitby and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Apr

LEWIS, JAMES FREDERICK BYNG

AC2

He was killed whilst making an unauthorised flight in Blenheim IV, L9207 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into the Thames Estuary and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Apr

BATCHELOR, FREDERICK WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4065 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Mablethorpe and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Apr

COSGROVE, ROBERT JAMES

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4065 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Mablethorpe and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Apr

DORAN, JAMES

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4065 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Mablethorpe and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Apr

EVERATT, GORDON WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4065 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Mablethorpe and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Apr

GRAHAM-HOGG, HORACE GAULTERUS

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9465 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery.

14 Apr

PROCTOR, JOHN ROSE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9465 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery.

14 Apr

SHUTTLEWORTH, JAMES

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9465 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery.

14 Apr

JONES, ERNEST ALFRED LLEWELLYN

AC2

He was serving with No 77 Sqn and was crushed under the port undercarriage wheel of a Whitley when he fell in front of it whilst engaged in moving it.  He is buried in Besston and Stapleford (Chilwell) Cemetery.

14 Apr

CARTER, GEORGE WALTER DENNIS

LAC

He was serving with No 115 Sqn, at the time of his death .  He is buried in Marham (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

14 Apr

GOSLING, THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7306 QX-T of No 224 Sqn., which was shot down by Bf 109s near Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Apr

MURCAR, ALEXANDER

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7306 QX-T of No 224 Sqn., which was shot down by Bf 109s near Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Apr

NEWBY, ELDRED GEORGE

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7306 QX-T of No 224 Sqn., which was shot down by Bf 109s near Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Apr

NOLAN-NEYLAN, LAURENCE GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7306 QX-T of No 224 Sqn., which was shot down by Bf 109s near Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Apr

HALL, THOMAS SPOORS

AC2

He is buried in Wallsend (Holy Cross) Cemetery.

14 Apr

HOLMES, GEORGE WILLIAM

AC1

He is buried in Loders Cemetery.

15 Apr

FORDHAM, ARTHUR RAYMOND

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, L4465 OA-G of No 22 Sqn, which ditched off Spurn Head following and engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Apr

GREENWOOD, GERALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, L4465 OA-G of No 22 Sqn, which ditched off Spurn Head following and engine failure. He is buried in Donisthorpe Cemetery.

15 Apr

PICOT, EDMUND WILLIAM JOHN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4465 OA-G of No 22 Sqn, which ditched off Spurn Head following and engine failure. He is buried in Easton-on-the-Hill (All Saints) Churchyard.

15 Apr

WELLS, JOSEPH

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4465 OA-G of No 22 Sqn, which ditched off Spurn Head following and engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Apr

BRYAN-SMITH, ANTHONY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying as the air gunner in Hampden I, L4043 of No 49 Sqn, which ran out of fuel and crashed landed on the beach at Ryhope, County Durham. He is buried in Hylton (Castletown) Cemetery.

15 Apr

ATKINSON, JAMES

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Hampden I, L4113 of No 61 Sqn, which was conducting a mine laying sortie over the Elbe Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Apr

EMANUEL, VICTOR

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Hampden I, L4113 of No 61 Sqn, which was conducting a mine laying sortie over the Elbe Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Apr

ETHERIDGE, RONALD

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Hampden I, L4113 of No 61 Sqn, which was conducting a mine laying sortie over the Elbe Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Apr

GRAHAM, PETER GLADSTONE

AC1

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Hampden I, L4113 of No 61 Sqn, which was conducting a mine laying sortie over the Elbe Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Apr

CLARKE, ERNEST REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4152 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which is presumed to have gone down in the North Sea on its return from a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Apr

EDWARDS, JOHN HENDRIE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4152 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which is presumed to have gone down in the North Sea on its return from a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Apr

PERRY, GEORGE CYRIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4152 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which is presumed to have gone down in the North Sea on its return from a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Apr

SYLVESTER, KENNETH RICHARD HUGH

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4152 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which is presumed to have gone down in the North Sea on its return from a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Apr

BANCROFT, LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8752 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy patrol boat it was attacking and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Apr

MERCER, RICHARD HENRY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8752 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy patrol boat it was attacking and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Apr

MORRIS, MERVYN LASCELLES

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8752 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy patrol boat it was attacking and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Apr

RIDGWAY, GEORGE EDWIN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7289 NR-J of No 220 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Apr

SUMMERFIELD, ERIC BROUGHAM

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7289 NR-J of No 220 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Apr

THWAITE, HENRY OUTRAM

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7289 NR-J of No 220 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Apr

TULLOCH, CHARLES FRANCIS LIONEL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7289 NR-J of No 220 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Apr

FRY, PETER DE GALLEANI

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Gloster Gauntlet II, K7883 of No 1 Air Armament School whilst low flying on the ranges at Donna Nook when he hit the beach and overturned. He is buried in North Mundham (St Stephen) Churchyard Extension.

15 Apr

MISKELLY, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Magister I, L8331 of No 16 EFTS which spun into the ground near Burnaston.  He is buried in Dumfries Cemetery.

15 Apr

READ, JAMES

AC1

He is buried in Newmarket (Exning) Cemetery.

15 Apr

WARRINGTON, WILLIAM H.

AC2

He is buried in Whittlesford (SS Mary and Andrew) Churchyard.  Served as Kellett

16 Apr

FOLKES, PATRICK

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, N2550 of No 43 Sqn, which was lost on convoy patrol and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16 Apr

KNIGHTS, WALTER ROBERT CHARLES

LAC

He is buried in Thetford  Cemetery.

16 Apr

McPHERSON, ARCHIBALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Magister I, N3842 of No 5 EFTS which spun into the ground near Hanworth from a gliding turn during a solo practice flight.  He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery.

17 Apr

LERIGO, ALFRED CHARLES

AC1

He was serving with No 34 Sqn, at the time of his death .  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

17 Apr

EDMUNDS, DAVID WILLIAM AFM

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6185 of No 107 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Apr

GOLDER, ANTHONY JAMES PATRICK

LAC

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9041 of No 107 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Apr

GRIFFIN, NORMAN JOHN

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9041 of No 107 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Apr

HARWOOD, FREDERICK

AC1

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6185 of No 107 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Apr

POLTOCK, TREVOR VICTOR

Fg Off

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6185 of No 107 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Apr

WARNE, PETER ELLIS

Flt Lt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9041 of No 107 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Apr

BURNSIDE, DAVID

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4163 of No 144 Sqn, which collided with a cottage on taking off from Hemswell. He is buried in Harpswell (St Chad) Churchyard.

17 Apr

CARTER, ROBERT FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4163 of No 144 Sqn, which collided with a cottage on taking off from Hemswell. He is buried in Harpswell (St Chad) Churchyard.

17 Apr

CUTHBERT, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4163 of No 144 Sqn, which collided with a cottage on taking off from Hemswell. He is buried in Harpswell (St Chad) Churchyard.

17 Apr

WINDSOR, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4163 of No 144 Sqn, which collided with a cottage on taking off from Hemswell. He is buried in Harpswell (St Chad) Churchyard.

17 Apr

DAVIDSON, NEIL RAMSEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Oxford II, N4735 of No 14 SFTS, which flew into high ground near Elgin.  He is buried in Falkirk Cemetery.

18 Apr

HALL, RONALD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, N1352 KN-B of No 77 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea. He is buried in Lerwick New Cemetery.

18 Apr

BOOTH, JOHN

AC1

He was lost without a trace whilst flying Wellington IA, P923 of No 99 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Apr

BRYSON, ROBERT STRANG

Cpl

He was lost without a trace whilst flying Wellington IA, P923 of No 99 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Apr

HAYNES, FRANCIS ALBERT BRUCE

LAC

He was lost without a trace whilst flying Wellington IA, P923 of No 99 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Apr

SALMOND, JOHN GEOFFREY CARR

Plt Off

He was lost without a trace whilst flying Wellington IA, P923 of No 99 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.  He was the son of Air Chief Marshal Sir Geoffrey Salmond.

18 Apr

SMITH, ABRAHAM FREDERICK

Fg Off

He was lost without a trace whilst flying Wellington IA, P923 of No 99 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Apr

WILLIAMS, EDWARD HOWARD

Sgt

He was lost without a trace whilst flying Wellington IA, P923 of No 99 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Apr

CLAVERING, JAMES MACKENZIE

Cpl

He was serving with No 242 Sqn and was killed by machine gun fire while testing the guns of a Hurricane at Church Fenton.  He is buried in Ashington (Holy Sepulchre) Churchyard.

18 Apr

HOYLAND, WILLIAM GEORGE ALBERT

AC2

He is buried in Wallasey (Rake Lake) Cemetery.

18 Apr

LITTLE, SAMUEL KIRK

AC2

He is buried in Dornock Cemetery.

19 Apr

CHIVERS, PETER

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying Blenheim IV, P4906 of No 107 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 Apr

GREGGANS, HENRY

AC2

He was lost without trace whilst flying Blenheim IV, P4906 of No 107 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 Apr

MULLALLY, WILLIAM MICHAEL

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying Blenheim IV, P4906 of No 107 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 Apr

FROST, SYDNEY GEORGE MBE

Flt Lt

He is buried in Feltham Cemetery.

20 Apr

BAILEY, ALBERT

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2201 of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down on a reconnaissance mission to the Rhine and is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

20 Apr

DAVISON, EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2201 of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down on a reconnaissance mission to the Rhine and is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

20 Apr

ADAMSON, BERTIE CHARLES

Sqn Ldr

He is buried in Penarth Cemetery.

21 Apr

RAMSAY, ALEXANDER FRANCIS BURNETT

Plt Off

He died from injuries sustained on 16 Apr 1940 whilst flying Lysander I, L4750 of No 4 Sqn, which crashed at Padville as it took off having previously made an emergency landing.  He is buried in Trefcon British Cemetery, Caulaincourt.

21 Apr

GORDON-WILSON, CORNELIUS DESMOND

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Gladiator II, N5624 of No 263 Sqn, which crashed at Scapa Flow.  He is buried in Whyteleafe (St Luke) Churchyard.

21 Apr

CHOPE, CHRISTOPHER AUGUSTINE

Plt Off

He was serving with No 904 Sqn, at the time of his death .  He is buried in or was cremated at Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium

21 Apr

HOLMES, SYDNEY LEONARD

AC2

He is buried in Halling Church Cemetery.

22 Apr

COOPER, ERNEST

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Fairey Seal, K3525 of No 10 Bombing and Gunnery School when it hit the ground at Langton Herring in Dorset, as the result of a stall whilst dropping the drogue. He is buried in Beverley (Queensgate) Cemetery.

22 Apr

CYSTER, KENNETH JOHN

LAC

 He was killed whilst flying in Overstrand, K8173 of No 10 Bombing and Gunnery School when it crashed off Chesil Beach as a result of it breaking up in the air following an engine fire.  Two others on board were also killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Apr

PATTERSON, GEORGE WILLIAM

LAC

 killed whilst flying in Overstrand, K8173 of No 10 Bombing and Gunnery School when it crashed off ed off Chesil Beach as a result of it breaking up in the air following an engine fire.  Two others on board were also killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Apr

WILLIAMS, DAVID RAYMOND

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Overstrand, K8173 of No 10 Bombing and Gunnery School when it crashed off Chesil Beach as a result of it breaking up in the air following an engine fire.  Two others on board were also killed.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Apr

DOBSON, JOHN FISHER

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4148 of No 16 OTU, which crashed after control was lost. He is buried in East Retford Cemetery.

22 Apr

HOLT, ROBERT

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4148 of No 16 OTU, which crashed after control was lost. He is buried in Sheffield (Tinsley Park) Cemetery.

22 Apr

BEVAN, CHARLES ALBERT LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Dragon, X9399 of No 7 AACU, which crashed at Castle Bromwich.  He is buried in Harefield (St Mary) Churchyard.

22 Apr

PARKIN, CYRIL

AC2

He was killed whilst flying Dragon, X9399 of No 7 AACU, which crashed at Castle Bromwich.  He is buried in Curdworth (SS Nicholas and Peter) Churchyard.

22 Apr

PURVIS, FREDERICK EDMUND COLE

AC2

He is buried in Harton (St Peter) Churchyard.

23 Apr

BIRCH, JAMES RONALD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley IV, K9043 MH-G of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without trace from a raid on Aalborg airfield and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Apr

COMPTON, LIONEL ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley IV, K9043 MH-G of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without trace from a raid on Aalborg airfield and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Apr

JACKSON, HARRISON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley IV, K9043 MH-G of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without trace from a raid on Aalborg airfield and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Apr

McINTYRE, JAMES CHEYNE

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley IV, K9043 MH-G of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without trace from a raid on Aalborg airfield and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Apr

YOUNG, NAIRN ALEXANDER

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley IV, K9043 MH-G of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without trace from a raid on Aalborg airfield and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Apr

WEBB, HECTOR GARMEN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7249 of No 224 Sqn, which shot down by HMS Curacoa at Andalsnes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Apr

BARNES, ANTHONY LEON VICTOR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Henley III, L3427 of No 1 AACU which dived into the ground out of cloud near Carew Cheriton. He is buried in Carew (St Mary) New Churchyard.

23 Apr

WILSON, RICHARD EDMUND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Henley III, L3427 of No 1 AACU which dived into the ground out of cloud near Carew Cheriton. He is buried in Carew (St Mary) New Churchyard.

24 Apr

DURIE, GEORGE CHRISTOPHER

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst in Blenheim IV, L8750 of No 107 Sqn on a raid against Stavanger and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

MURPHY, JOHN DAWSON

Plt Off

He was lost without trace whilst in Blenheim IV, L8750 of No 107 Sqn on a raid against Stavanger and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

WEEKS, EDWARD LEWIS

LAC

He was lost without trace whilst in Blenheim IV, L8750 of No 107 Sqn on a raid against Stavanger and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

DOBSON, THOMAS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7285 NR-L of No 220 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land beside a destroyer after being attacked by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

LAWRY, RONALD OWEN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7286 NR-Z of No 220 Sqn, which crashed after being attacked by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

MADDOCKS, KENNETH CYRUS

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7286 NR-Z of No 220 Sqn, which crashed after being attacked by Bf 109s.  He served as Kenneth Cyrus MERRICK and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

PEACHEY, EDWARD WILLIAM AIDAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7285 NR-L of No 220 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land beside a destroyer after being attacked by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

PETRIE, MURRAY CHARLES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7286 NR-Z of No 220 Sqn, which crashed after being attacked by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

SANDERS, RICHARD HERON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7285 NR-L of No 220 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land beside a destroyer after being attacked by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

SIMPSON, RONALD JACK

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7285 NR-L of No 220 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land beside a destroyer after being attacked by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

WILSON, PERCY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7286 NR-Z of No 220 Sqn, which crashed after being attacked by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

BULLOCH, ANTHONY ALEXANDER TALBOT

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7283 QX-S of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters of Haakonsshellen, Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

HALLAM, ALFRED WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7283 QX-S of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters of Haakonsshellen, Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

HARMSTON, ROBERT GEORGE MEADOWS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7283 QX-S of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters of Haakonsshellen, Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

LANE, STANLEY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7283 QX-S of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters of Haakonsshellen, Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

LEGGE, JAMES BANHAM

AC2

He is buried in Yatesbury (All Saints) Churchyard.

24 Apr

WEATHERILL, ARTHUR WILLIAM

AC2

He is buried in Waltham Holy Cross New Cemetery.

25 Apr

BENSON, ARTHUR HERBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1319 of No 49 Sqn which was shot down on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

HOGARTH, THOMSON

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4092 of No 49 Sqn which was lost without trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

HORDERN, ALFRED PETER BURDETT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1319 of No 49 Sqn which was shot down on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

JAMES, ARTHUR FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4092 of No 49 Sqn which was lost without trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

MACKENZIE, ROBERT IAN LEONARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1319 of No 49 Sqn which was shot down on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

OPENSHAW, JOHN DEREK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1319 of No 49 Sqn which was shot down on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

ROWAN-ROBINSON, DERRICK PAUL WOODROW (Served as Robinson)

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4092 of No 49 Sqn which was lost without trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

WEEKS, COURTENAY ARTHUR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4092 of No 49 Sqn which was lost without trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

KENNEDY, ROBERT GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, N3224 of No 66 Sqn, which spun in during a fighter affiliation exercise at Kimbolton. He is buried in Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery.

25 Apr

HOWELLS, WILLIAM TREVOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6214 of No 110 Sqn, which was lost on a shipping strike off the Norwegian coast and is buried in Sondre Nissum Churchyard.

25 Apr

PRIESTLEY, WILBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6214 of No 110 Sqn, which was lost on a shipping strike off the Norwegian coast and is buried in Sondre Nissum Churchyard.

25 Apr

ROBERTS, ROBERT ARTHUR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6214 of No 110 Sqn, which was lost on a shipping strike off the Norwegian coast and is buried in Sondre Nissum Churchyard.

25 Apr

MAINLAND, ROBERT MARWICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L2013 of No 605 Sqn, which crashed as it landed at Montrose.  He is buried in Wick Cemetery.

25 Apr

ELLIOTT, LESLIE WILLIAM

AC2

He is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery.

25 Apr

HOLLOWAY, RONALD

AC2

He is buried in Northampton (Towcester Road) Cemetery.

25 Apr

NEAL, DENNIS LEONARD GRAHAM

AC2

He is buried in Bushey (St James) Churchyard.

25 Apr

SPRANGE, GEOFFREY BERESFORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Master I, N7498 of No 8 SFTS, which crashed as it landed at Montrose.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

26 Apr

HORNSBY, NORMAN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Hampden I, L4040 of No 49 Sqn, which was laying mines between Borkum and Sylt. He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

26 Apr

HURST, PERCY JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hampden I, L4040 of No 49 Sqn, which was laying mines between Borkum and Sylt. He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

26 Apr

JONES, NINIAN LEWIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hampden I, L4040 of No 49 Sqn, which was laying mines between Borkum and Sylt. He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

26 Apr

WHITE, DAVID

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hampden I, L4040 of No 49 Sqn, which was laying mines between Borkum and Sylt. He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

26 Apr

SPENCER, BERNARD JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L1709 of No 79 Sqn, which crashed near Three Bridges in Sussex.  He is buried in Dursley Cemetery.

26 Apr

HAITHWAITE, NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1383 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down near Aalborg and is buried in Vadum Cemetery.

26 Apr

HAYES, JOHN FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1383 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down near Aalborg and is buried in Vadum Cemetery.

26 Apr

HORRIGAN, OWEN GERARD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1383 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down near Aalborg and is buried in Vadum Cemetery.

26 Apr

WHITLEY, CYRIL CECIL

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1383 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down near Aalborg and is buried in Vadum Cemetery.

26 Apr

BUCKERIDGE, NORMAN FRANK DENNIS

Sqn Ldr

He died at home from natural causes and is buried in North Stoneham (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

26 Apr

HORSFIELD, THOMAS GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, N4731 of No 5 SFTS, which flew into high ground at Queensferry, Flintshire on a night flight.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

26 Apr

ROBERSON, PETER WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, N4731 of No 5 SFTS, which flew into high ground at Queensferry, Flintshire on a night flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

27 Apr

COLEBROOK, BERTIE ARCHIBALD WALLACE

LAC

He was serving with No 928 Sqn, at the time of his death .  He is buried in Ilford (Barkingside) Cemetery.

27 Apr

HUGHES, GEORGE

LAC

He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

27 Apr

WHITELY, BRIAN OWEN

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying Battle I, P6675 of No 12 SFTS, which crashed near Harlaxton on a night training flight shortly after take off.  He is buried in Grantham Cemetery.

29 Apr

McKAY, IVOR JAMES

Sgt

He was serving with No 202 Sqn, at the time of his death .  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

29 Apr

PRATT, STANLEY

AC1

He was serving with No 103 MU at the time of his death.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery.

30 Apr

BENNETT, GORDON HERBERT

Plt Off

He was serving with No 17 Sqn and died when he suffered a fatal heart attack whilst on leave.  He is buried in Gulval (St Gulval) Church Cemetery.

30 Apr

BREWSTER, WILLIAM EDWARD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P9215 LF-H of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters of the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Apr

EDDLESTON, WALTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P9215 LF-H of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters of the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Apr

GORDON, GERALD VICTOR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P9215 LF-H of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters of the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Apr

KERR, TALBOT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P9215 LF-H of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters of the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Apr

SEYMOUR, WILLIAM AUBREY

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P9215 LF-H of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters of the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Apr

COVENEY, WALTER RICHARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley IV, K9039 of No 51 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Skipton and is buried in Greenwich Cemetery.  The aircraft is often shown as crashing on 1 May 1940.

30 Apr

ELLWOOD, JOHN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1421 DY-C of No 102 Sqn, which crashed in Norway and is buried in Sylling Churchyard.

30 Apr

ABBOTT, RONALD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6202 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Apr

BATTRICK, REGINALD HENRY JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9242 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Apr

BEAVIS, FRANK JAMES ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6202 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Apr

ROSEMOND, JOSEPH

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6202 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Apr

SEARLE, FREDERICK MAURICE NORMAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9242 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Apr

HARTLEY WATSON, RUPERT

Sqn Ldr

He was the OC of No 504 Sqn and was killed in Hurricane I, L1947 which dived into the ground near Bungay in Suffolk. He is buried in Powderham (St Clement) Churchyard.

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