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Casualties - 1 - 16 May 1940


Date Name Rank Comments

1 May

BOWEN, JAMES THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IA, P9213 of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 May

BRADFORD, RIDLEY LEWKENOR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IA, P9213 of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 May

BURNETT, ERIC WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IA, P9213 of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 May

KNOWLES, BASIL ELLES SHARP

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IA, P9213 of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 May

MORRISON, JAMES DOUGLAS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IA, P9213 of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 May

TYLER, PHILIP ANDREW

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IA, P9213 of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 May

DITMAS, PATRICK HAROLD DEVEREUX

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, N1465 of No 58 Sqn, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 May

HEAYES, CECIL ROBERT

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, N1465 of No 58 Sqn, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 May

PEEL, HARVEY ALDERSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, N1465 of No 58 Sqn, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 May

ROBERTSON, DAVID

AC1

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, N1465 of No 58 Sqn, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 May

TOMLINSON, LEONARD FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, N1465 of No 58 Sqn, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 May

FRIEND, JACK ERNEST ANTHONY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4119 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid on Aalborg.  He is buried in Stradishall (St Margaret) Churchyard.

1 May

FROST, CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4119 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid on Aalborg.  He is buried in Birkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Cemetery.

1 May

GLOVER, CHARLES WILLIAM

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4119 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid on Aalborg.  He is buried in Harpswell (St Chad) Churchyard.

1 May

GREENALL, JOHN BELL

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4119 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid on Aalborg.  He was cremated at Darlington North Cemetery.

1 May

BRENT, JOHN WILLIAM LEWIS GOLDIE

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9276 of No 99 Sqn, which is believed to have been lost over the Wash.  He is buried in Plumstead Cemetery.

1 May

CUNNINGHAM, PETER CHRIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9276 of No 99 Sqn, which is believed to have been lost over the Wash.  He is buried in Edlesborough (St Mary) Churchyard.

1 May

LILLEY, DONALD

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9276 of No 99 Sqn, which is believed to have been lost over the Wash.  He is buried in Alverthorpe (St Paul) Churchyard.

1 May

MULLER, HERBERT GAGE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9276 of No 99 Sqn, which is believed to have been lost over the Wash.  He is buried in Richmond Cemetery, Surrey

1 May

O'SULLIVAN, MICHAEL JOHN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9276 of No 99 Sqn, which is believed to have been lost over the Wash.  He is buried in West Row Baptist Chapelyard

1 May

POOLE, GERARD ARTHUR HUGH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9276 of No 99 Sqn, which is believed to have been lost over the Wash.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (He is buried in Sutton Road) Cemetery.

1 May

BASS, FREDERICK JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1500 of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on high ground in Aberdeenshire on a ferry flight from Driffield to Kinloss.  He is buried in or was cremated at East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium

1 May

BUTTERY, HAROLD

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1500 of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on high ground in Aberdeenshire on a ferry flight from Driffield to Kinloss.  He is buried in Dyce Old Churchyard.

1 May

GRAY, KENNETH NEIL DFC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1500 of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on high ground in Aberdeenshire on a ferry flight from Driffield to Kinloss.  He is buried in Dyce Old Churchyard.

1 May

HART, ALFRED WILLIAM HENRY

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1500 of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on high ground in Aberdeenshire on a ferry flight from Driffield to Kinloss.  He is buried in Cockett (St Peter) Churchyard.

1 May

HOPPER, JOHN HAMILTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1500 of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on high ground in Aberdeenshire on a ferry flight from Driffield to Kinloss.  He is buried in Doncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery.

1 May

CLARKE, EDWARD JOSEPH TAYLOR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3154 KO-Q of No 115 Sqn, which crashed on the North Yorkshire Moors on its return from Stavanger.  He is buried in Stamford Cemetery.

1 May

MARSHMAN, JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3154 KO-Q of No 115 Sqn, which.  He is buried in Marham (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

1 May

BELL, KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed flying Hudson I, N7278 of No 269 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the coast of Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 May

HAYTER, ALFRED HENRY

Plt Off

He was killed flying Hudson I, N7278 of No 269 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the coast of Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 May

KELLY, GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed flying in Hudson I, N7278 of No 269 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the coast of Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 May

WELSH, GEORGE

LAC

He was killed flying in Hudson I, N7278 of No 269 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the coast of Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 May

BULL, WILFRED JOHN FRANCIS

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Henley III, L3303 of No 8 BGS which crashed near Huntley, Aberdeenshire in bad visibility.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Allenvale) Cemetery.

1 May

POUNDER, WILLIAM

LAC

He is buried in Middlesborough (Linthorpe) Cemetery.

1 May

WOOD, DAVID

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Henley III, L3303 of No 8 BGS which crashed near Huntley, Aberdeenshire in bad visibility.  He is buried in Perth (Wellshill) Cemetery.

2 May

GILMER, JOHN MARTIN

Plt Off

He was seriously injured whilst flying in Whitley IV, K9039 of No 51 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Skipton on 30 Apr/1 May 1940.  He later died in hospital and is buried in Dishforth Cemetery. 

3 May

BUTTERWORTH, JOHN LESLIE GILBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9329 of No 53 Sqn, which was lost on a reconnaissance mission. He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

3 May

PEARCE, MAURICE GEORGE ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9329 of No 53 Sqn, which was lost on a reconnaissance mission. He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

3 May

WOOD, ROBERT ARTHUR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9329 of No 53 Sqn, which was lost on a reconnaissance mission. He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

3 May

TOWNEND, ERNEST

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7319 of No 206 Sqn, when it was attacked by Bf 109s off the Elbe Estuary. He is buried in Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard.

3 May

CARTER, REGINALD JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9297 of No 2 School of Army Co-operation which crashed on take off from Andover and was cremated at the South London Crematorium, Mitcham

3 May

LAMBERT, WILLIAM KIRBY

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9297 of No 2 School of Army Co-operation which crashed on take off from Andover and is buried in Bosham (Holy Trinity) Church Cemetery.

3 May

LONGLEY, JOHN MILLER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9297 of No 2 School of Army Co-operation which crashed on take off from Andover and is buried in Penton Mewsey (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

3 May

WADMAN, CHRISTOPHER ARTHUR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9297 of No 2 School of Army Co-operation which crashed on take off from Andover and is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery.

3 May

DILGERT, HENRY WILLIAM

AC2

He is buried in Greenwich Cemetery.

3 May

EVANS, LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, P2150 of No 5 EFTS, which spun into the ground at South Goldstone in Surrey whilst carrying out aerobatics.  He is buried in Long Eaton Cemetery.

3 May

POLGLASE, GEOFFREY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, P2150 of No 5 EFTS, which spun into the ground at South Goldstone in Surrey whilst carrying out aerobatics.  He is buried in Blindley Heath (St John) Churchyard.

3 May

POPE, ROBERT EDWARD

Flt Sgt

He was serving with the Aircraft Depot, India at the time of his death.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

4 May

HEPBURN, ANGUS

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1406 of No 51 Sqn, which crashed at Easingwold having become lost in cloud.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Seafield) Cemetery.

4 May

ARSCOTT, GORDON OWEN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L4857 of No 59 Sqn which crashed at Poix whilst attempting an overshoot at night.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer.

4 May

BARFORD, GEORGE HARRISON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L4857 of No 59 Sqn which crashed at Poix whilst attempting an overshoot at night.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer.

4 May

FROOM, PETER WILLIAM

AC2

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L4857 of No 59 Sqn which crashed at Poix whilst attempting an overshoot at night.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer.

4 May

LOCK, LEONARD ROY

AC2

He died from a fractured skull, possibly sustained whilst serving at RAF Dishforth.  He is buried in Barnstaple Cemetery.

4 May

MOSES, WALTER DOUGLAS

AC1

He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery.

5 May

SOUTHGATE, NORMAN FREDERICK

AC2

He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery.

6 May

GIDDINGS, NORMAN FREDERICK FIDDLER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5248 of No 88 Sqn, which crashed on a training sortie in France.  He is buried in Le Grand-Luce War Cemetery.

6 May

GODDARD, CYRIL JAMES

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5248 of No 88 Sqn, which crashed on a training sortie in France.  He is buried in Le Grand-Luce War Cemetery.

6 May

WALLWORK, FRED

AC1

He died from injuries sustained on 1 May 1940 whilst flying in Whitley V, N1500 of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on high ground in Aberdeenshire on a ferry flight from Driffield to Kinloss.  He is buried in Dyce Old Churchyard.

6 May

BACKSHALL, ERIC OWEN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1274 of No 14 OTU which crashed during a night 'go round' having overshot a landing attempt. He is buried in Ardingly (St Peter) Churchyard. Extension

6 May

BECK, OSWELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hampden I, P1274 of No 14 OTU which crashed during a night 'go round' having overshot a landing attempt. He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard. Extension

6 May

FOSTER, JAMES

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1274 of No 14 OTU which crashed during a night 'go round' having overshot a landing attempt. He is buried in Edinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery.

6 May

RAMSAY, KENNETH ALLAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hampden I, P1274 of No 14 OTU which crashed during a night 'go round' having overshot a landing attempt. He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard. Extension

7 May

SETTLE, FREDERICK GORDON

AC1

He was serving with No 9 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery.

7 May

BERRYMAN, JOHN THEODORE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, L4466 of No 22 Sqn, which crashed in the circuit at North Coates. He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

7 May

DELAHUNTY, MYLES JOSEPH

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4472 of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down by flak or fighters during an attack on a German cruiser.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 May

LUSK, DAVID JAMES THEODORE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4472 of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down by flak or fighters during an attack on a German cruiser. He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

7 May

MILLS, SIDNEY WILLIAM

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4472 of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down by flak or fighters during an attack on a German cruiser.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 May

WOOLLATT, STUART PERCIVAL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, L4472 of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down by flak or fighters during an attack on a German cruiser.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 May

HAYES, LEONARD FRANK

Cpl

He was serving with No 904 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

7 May

CARPENTER, SHEILA URSULA

ACW2

WAAF.  She is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery.

7 May

HOWDLE, KENNETH

AC1

He is buried in Walkington (All Hallows) Churchyard.

8 May

ALLISON, VICTOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, P4844 of No 235 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Bircham Newton on a night training exercise. He is buried in Boyndie (St Brandan) Old Churchyard.

8 May

NEIRYNCK, VICTOR CHARLES EDWARD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4844 of No 235 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Bircham Newton on a night training exercise. He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (North Road) Cemetery.

8 May

SCHMID, ERIC OLIVER FERDINAND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4844 of No 235 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Bircham Newton on a night training exercise. He is buried in Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard.

8 May

LUTLEY, PETER ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7449 of No 5 SFTS, which crashed after hitting a house on the approach to Sealand.  He is buried in Hawarden (St Deiniol) Churchyard.

9 May

LESTER, CHARLES MACKENZIE

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, L4453 of No 22 Sqn, which was lost on a gardening mission to the River Elbe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 May

MAXEY, JOHN WILLIAM

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4453 of No 22 Sqn, which was lost on a gardening mission to the River Elbe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 May

SOUTHWARD, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4453 of No 22 Sqn, which was lost on a gardening mission to the River Elbe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 May

TURRELL, KENNETH PERCY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4453 of No 22 Sqn, which was lost on a gardening mission to the River Elbe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 May

FALCONER, DOUGLAS GORDON BONNAR

Sgt

He was killed whilst abandoning Blenheim IV, R3634 of No 53 Sqn, which later made a crash landing at Rosieres. He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer.

9 May

SMITH, WALTER FOWLER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, K7136 of No 235 Sqn on a solo flying practice following an engine failure. He is buried in Hartlebury (St Mary) Churchyard.

9 May

HEATH, ALICK CHARLES

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9482 of No 254 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 May

NICHOLLS, STANLEY ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9482 of No 254 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Bergen. He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery.

9 May

NUTHALL, R B RN

Lt

A naval officer, he was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9482 of No 254 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Bergen. He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery.

9 May

AUSTIN-DUCK, LIONEL

AC2

He is buried in Worthing (Durrington) Cemetery.

9 May

HALL, JAMES EDWARD

Cpl

He is buried in Kirkby Wharfe (St John The Baptist) Churchyard. Extension

9 May

QUINCEY, ALBERT

AC1

He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

10 May

HARDING, GEOFFREY FAWCONER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1405 of No 18 Sqn, which was lost on a reconnaissance sortie.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery..

10 May

SHROSBREE, KENNETH NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1405 of No 18 Sqn, which was lost on a reconnaissance sortie.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery..

10 May

PEACH, THOMAS ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8860 of No 18 Sqn, which was lost on a reconnaissance sortie to the Albert Canal.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

10 May

TOWNSLEY, JOHN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8860 of No 18 Sqn, which was lost on a reconnaissance sortie to the Albert Canal.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

10 May

DIXON, LEONARD THOMAS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8860 of No 18 Sqn, which was lost on a reconnaissance sortie to the Albert Canal.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

10 May

BRADSHAW, ALBERT RICHARDSON

Cpl

He was serving with No 18 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Le Quesnel Communal Cemetery. Extension

10 May

BEARDWOOD, GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8828 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Rotterdam.  He is buried in Gravenzande General Cemetery.

10 May

CLARK, TEMPLE FREDERICK SINCLAIR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8828 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Rotterdam.  He is buried in Rockanje (Zeeweg) General Cemetery.

10 May

ROWAN, PERCIVAL JOHN HAMILTON

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8828 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Rotterdam.  He is buried in Rozenburg General Cemetery.

10 May

BRIDSON, HAROLD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8831 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed in the Den Haag area.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

10 May

SPURR, VICTOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8831 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed in the Den Haag area.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

10 May

THOMAS, IVOR LLEWELLYN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8831 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed in the Den Haag area.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

10 May

CHECKLEY, FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6901 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed near Voorburg.  He is buried in Voorburg Eastern General Cemetery.

10 May

ROBERTON, ALFRED JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6901 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed near Voorburg.  He is buried in Voorburg Eastern General Cemetery.

10 May

JORDAN, LESLIE FREDERICK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9245 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a reconnaissance sortie.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

10 May

THOMAS, ALBAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9245 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a reconnaissance sortie.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

10 May

THOMAS, PENRY LLEWELYN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9245 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a reconnaissance sortie.  He is buried in Buurmalsen General Cemetery.

10 May

DRABBLE, KENNETH JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9264 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Hott in Luxembourg on.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

10 May

LAMBLE, PHILLIP JAMES

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9264 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Hott in Luxembourg on.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

10 May

SMITH, THOMAS DAW

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9264 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Hott in Luxembourg on.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

10 May

HUTCHINSON, OLAF ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9270 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Hott in Luxembourg on.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

10 May

POOLE, CHRISTOPHER JOHN STAFFORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9270 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Hott in Luxembourg on.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

10 May

LANGTON, LEON MEREDITH

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5578 of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down near Petange.  He is buried in Petange (La Madelaine) Communal Cemetery.

10 May

LAWS, FREDERICK STANLEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5578 of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down near Petange.  He is buried in Petange (La Madelaine) Communal Cemetery.

10 May

MILLER, ROBERT FINLAYSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5578 of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down near Petange.  He is buried in Petange (La Madelaine) Communal Cemetery.

10 May

IRVINE, GEORGE BOYLE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2246 of No 142 Sqn, which made a forced landing after being damaged by an attack by Bf 109s during a raid on bridges at Sedan.  He is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

10 May

PARKER, ERIC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9270 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down over Luxembourg.  He is buried in Luxembourg (Hollerich) Communal Cemetery.

10 May

BAGULEY, HERBERT

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5402 of No 218 Sqn, which was severely damaged by flak.  He is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

10 May

ANDERSON, MICHAEL HERBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst Blenheim I, L1515 of No 600 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on the airfield at Waalhaven.  He is buried in Spijkenisse General Cemetery.

10 May

ECHLIN, ROBERT WYATT HAMILTON

Plt Off

He was killed flying as the air gunner in Blenheim I, L1401 of No 600 Sqn, which went missing on an attack against the airfield at Waalhaven. He is buried in Piershil Protestant Churchyard.

10 May

HAWKINS, HERBERT CHARLES WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying as the W.Op in Blenheim I, L1515 of No 600 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on the airfield at Waalhaven. He is buried in Spijkenisse General Cemetery.

10 May

ISAACS, LAURENCE DAVID

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying as the W.Op in Blenheim I, L1335 of No 600 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on the airfield at Waalhaven. He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery.

10 May

KIDD, BASIL ARTHUR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying as the W.Op/AG in Blenheim If, L6616 'R' of No 600 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid against Waalhaven airfield. He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery.

10 May

MOORE, CHARLES ROGER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L1335 of No 600 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on the airfield at Waalhaven. He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery.

10 May

WELLS, JAMES MICHAEL

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim If, L6616 'R' of No 600 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid against Waalhaven airfield. He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery.

10 May

McFARLAND, GRENVILLE JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L4889 of No 17 OTU which stalled and dived into the ground at night near Upwood. He is buried in Bury Cemetery, Huntingdonshire

10 May

HODGSON, GEORGE BARROW

AC2

He is buried in Irthington (St Kentigern) Churchyard.

11 May

DONNE, MICHAEL STEPHEN

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, N2403 of No 17 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and is buried in Numansdorp Protestant Cemetery.

11 May

SLEE, GEORGE WILLIAM

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, N2405 YB-Y of No 17 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and is buried in Gravendeel (Kerkstraat) General Cemetery.

11 May

DAVIES, RONALD DAVID

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9255 of No 18 Sqn, which was lost on a reconnaissance sortie.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery..

11 May

CHARLETON, ROBERT

AC1

He is buried in Belfast (Milltown) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

11 May

McKENZIE, JOHN DOUGLAS BRUORTON

Plt Off

He was lost over the Channel whilst flying Spitfire I, N3187 of No 54 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 May

BOLTON, WILLIAM JAMES (BILL)

AC1

He was serving with No 85 Sqn as the Adjutant's driver and was killed during a German attack on Lille-Vendeville.  He is buried in Fretin Communal Cemetery.

11 May

MALTBY, ERIC WRIGHT

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2202 of No 88 Sqn, which was shot down over St Vith on a reconnaissance sortie.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

11 May

WHITTLE, EDWARD JAMES MORTIMER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2251 of No 88 Sqn, which was shot down over Belgium on a mission to Bouillon.  He is buried in Juseret (Bercheux) New Communal Cemetery.

11 May

KIRBY, RONALD ALFRED PERCIVAL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2261 of No 88 Sqn, which.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

11 May

PARSONS, WILLIAM LEONARD

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2261 of No 88 Sqn, which.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

11 May

SKIDMORE, BRUCE IAN MUDDIMAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2261 of No 88 Sqn, which.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

11 May

BRAMWELL, HAROLD JAMES

Sgt

He was serving with No 105 Sqn, was killed whilst flying in Bombay, L5813 of No 271 Sqn, which stalled on approach.   He is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

11 May

ALLAM, FREDERICK JOHN DFM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9175 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid against Maastrict.  He is buried in Kaggevinne Communal Cemetery.

11 May

GRATTAN, GORDON REGINALD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9175 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid against Maastrict.  He is buried in Kaggevinne Communal Cemetery.

11 May

COLLING, ARTHUR

Sgt

He was severely wounded whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6208 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid against Maastrict.  He later died from his injuries and is buried in Fouquieres Churchyard Extension

11 May

DOCKRILL, CHARLES JAMES ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2203 of No 218 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against St Vith.  He is buried in Bas Bellain Churchyard.

11 May

DORMER, PERCIVAL FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2203 of No 218 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against St Vith.  He is buried in Bas Bellain Churchyard.

11 May

GREGORY, KENNETH GEORGE

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2203 of No 218 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against St Vith.  He is buried in Bas Bellain Churchyard.

11 May

JENNINGS, CEDRIC MAURICE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2326 of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire over St Vith.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

11 May

WHITFIELD, WILLIAM HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Bombay, L5813 of No 271 Sqn, which stalled on approach. He is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

11 May

PERCY, ALISTER CHARLES JOCELYN

Fg Off

He was serving as the adjutant of No 501 Sqn and   was killed whilst flying Bombay, L5813 of No 271 Sqn, which stalled on approach. He is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

11 May

BUCKLEY, MILLARD FILLMORE

Plt Off

He died following surgery and is buried in Haywards Heath (Western Road) Cemetery.

11 May

COWELL, JAMES ERIC CURDON

Cpl

He is buried in Lewisham (Ladywell) Cemetery.

11 May

GUYLER, WILLIAM DAVID

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Seletar at the time of his death.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12 May

FOOTNER, KENNETH DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5227 PH-J of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on an attack on a bridge over the Albert Canal.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

12 May

MARLAND, FRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5227 PH-J of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on an attack on a bridge over the Albert Canal.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

12 May

PERRIN, JOHN LAWRENCE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5227 PH-J of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on an attack on a bridge over the Albert Canal.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

12 May

GARLAND, DONALD EDWARD VC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, P2204 PH-K of No 12 Sqn, leading a formation to attack the bridge at Veldwezelt.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.  For his actions during this raid he was awarded one of the first two air VCs of WW2

12 May

GRAY, THOMAS VC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2204 PH-K of No 12 Sqn, which was shot during an attack on the bridge at Veldwezelt.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.  For his actions during this raid he was awarded one of the first two air VCs of WW2

12 May

REYNOLDS, LAWRENCE ROYSTON

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2204 PH-K of No 12 Sqn, which was shot during an attack on the bridge at Veldwezelt.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

12 May

BASSETT, THOMAS GEORGE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8847 of No 15 Sqn, which lost on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Maastricht General Cemetery.

12 May

CAVANAGH, WILLIAM TIMOTHY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8847 of No 15 Sqn, which lost on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Maastricht General Cemetery.

12 May

MIDDLEMASS, NEVILLE CRAIG

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8847 of No 15 Sqn, which lost on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Maastricht General Cemetery.

12 May

AVENT, DOUGLAS JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6911 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Munsterbilzen on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Munsterbilzen Communal Cemetery.

12 May

OAKLEY, ALBERT EDWARD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6911 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Munsterbilzen on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Munsterbilzen Communal Cemetery.

12 May

WOODS, DENIS VICTOR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6911 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Munsterbilzen on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Munsterbilzen Communal Cemetery.

12 May

COOPER, ERNEST WILLIAM LAURIE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6912 of No 15 Sqn, which lost on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery.

12 May

FRANKISH, CLAUDE RANDOLPH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6912 of No 15 Sqn, which lost on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery.

12 May

ROBERTS, EDWIN GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6912 of No 15 Sqn, which lost on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery.

12 May

HALL, HUBERT RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6914 of No 15 Sqn, which lost on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

12 May

McDONNELL, PATRICK JOSEPH

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6914 of No 15 Sqn, which lost on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

12 May

PERRIN, EDWARD REUBEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6914 of No 15 Sqn, which lost on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

12 May

DOUGLASS, PETER NORMAN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L8849 of No 15 Sqn, which went missing on a raid against Maastricht. He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

12 May

SHORTLAND, WILFRED OWEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8849 of No 15 Sqn, which went missing on a raid against Maastricht. He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

12 May

BELLIS, CHARLIE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8861 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed on a reconnaissance mission over Belgium.  He is buried in Cement House Cemetery.

12 May

PARRY, KENNETH

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8861 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed on a reconnaissance mission over Belgium.  He is buried in Cement House Cemetery.

12 May

WELCH, HORACE DAVID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8861 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed on a reconnaissance mission over Belgium.  He is buried in Cement House Cemetery.

12 May

BURGESS, ARTHUR CHRISTOPHER

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8739 of No 21 Sqn, which broke up in the air after being hit by flak on a raid to Tongeren.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

WATSON, ARTHUR DAVID

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8739 of No 21 Sqn, which broke up in the air after being hit by flak on a raid to Tongeren.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

WEBB, ALAN LAWRENCE FORTESCUE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8739 of No 21 Sqn, which broke up in the air after being hit by flak on a raid to Tongeren.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

COUZENS, GEORGE FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6930 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed during a reconnaissance mission.  He is buried in Vlijtingen Churchyard.

12 May

ATCHISON, THOMAS TODD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1366 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12 May

JONES, TUDNO

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1366 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12 May

PARROTT, THOMAS HAYWARD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1366 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12 May

POAD, TERENCE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1366 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12 May

CAMPBELL, JOHN ALEXANDER DFC

Fg Off

He was shot down near Maastricht whilst flying Hurricane I, L1970 of No 87 Sqn and is buried in Maastricht General Cemetery.

12 May

MORGAN-DEAN, GEORGE BARRY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5512 of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bouillon.  He is buried in Haraucourt Churchyard.

12 May

SEWELL, HORACE BASIL

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5512 of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bouillon.  He is buried in Haraucourt Churchyard.

12 May

ROSS, ALEXANDER STRACHAN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2193 of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bouillon.  He is buried in Senseenruth (Curfoz) Communal Cemetery.

12 May

MORTON, EDGAR ELLIOT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2193 of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bouillon.  He is buried in Senseenruth (Curfoz) Communal Cemetery.

12 May

ANNING, WILLIAM JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9485 of No 105 Sqn, which was hit by flak and crashed into a hillside near Bouillon on a raid to St Hubert.  He is buried in Bouillon Communal Cemetery.

12 May

HURST, TOM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9485 of No 105 Sqn, which was hit by flak and crashed into a hillside near Bouillon on a raid to St Hubert.  He is buried in Bouillon Communal Cemetery.

12 May

WELLS, CLIFFORD RONALD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9485 of No 105 Sqn, which was hit by flak and crashed into a hillside near Bouillon on a raid to St Hubert.  He is buried in Bouillon Communal Cemetery.

12 May

MAYOR, JOHN RICHARD DFM

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8733 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

12 May

MELLERSHIP, KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8733 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

12 May

THORNTON, STANLEY GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8733 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

12 May

PALMER, WILLIAM EDWARD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4905 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Bettincourt Communal Cemetery.

12 May

BERRIDGE, LESLIE ASKHAM

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4914 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Voroux-Goreux Communal Cemetery.

12 May

KEEDWELL, OSBORNE HARVEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4914 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Voroux-Goreux Communal Cemetery.

12 May

MERRITT, LEONARD JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4914 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Voroux-Goreux Communal Cemetery.

12 May

GREGORY, FRANCIS WYNELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6215 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

12 May

McPHERSON, ANDREW DFC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6215 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

12 May

OVER, HUBERT FRANK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6215 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

12 May

McFADDEN, WILLIAM ALLAN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6216 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Rekem Communal Cemetery.

12 May

SCOTT, WILLIAM IAN

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6216 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Rekem Communal Cemetery.

12 May

DAVIS, THOMAS WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6216 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s on a raid to Maastrict.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

GRAY, PHILLIP COLE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6219 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s on raid to Maastrict.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

TAYLOR, CYRIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6219 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s on raid to Maastrict.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

GARBETT, HAROLD TEBBUTT

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6229 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost on raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

12 May

HARRISON, TOM CHARLES RAYMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6229 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost on raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

12 May

JONES, NORMAN SPENCER DENVER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6229 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost on raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

12 May

CHILD, CHARLES COLBY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4826 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Maastrict.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

KEEGAN, JOSEPH BELK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4826 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Maastrict.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

LEE, ANDREW WYNYARD

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4826 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Maastrict.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

ROONEY, JOHN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4923 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Maastrict.  He is buried in Herstal (Rhees) Communal Cemetery.

12 May

LUXMOORE, ARTHUR NOBLE

Wg Cdr

The OC of No 144 Sqn, he was flying Hampden I, P1326 of No 144 Sqn, which was hit by flak over the target and was able to nurse the aircraft back to allow his crew to bale out over France.  However, he was unable to get out and was killed in the subsequent crash.  He is buried in Finnevaux Communal Cemetery.

12 May

BARKER, THOMAS ROY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2336 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Neuchateau.  He is buried in Neuchateau Communal Cemetery.

12 May

CAMPBELL-IRONS, IAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2336 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Neuchateau.  He is buried in Neuchateau Communal Cemetery.

12 May

HINDER, REGINALD HENRY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2336 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Neuchateau.  He is buried in Neuchateau Communal Cemetery.

12 May

GILL, BENJAMIN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7353 of No 206 Sqn which was shot down by Bf 109s off the German coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

GRAY, IAN LOWRIE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7353 of No 206 Sqn which was shot down by Bf 109s off the German coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

MOORE, MONTAGUE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7353 of No 206 Sqn which was shot down by Bf 109s off the German coast. He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

12 May

SLOAN, REGINALD JAMES

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7353 of No 206 Sqn which was shot down by Bf 109s off the German coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

DAVIES, LESLIE DOUGLAS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9353 HA-J of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Neuchateau.  He is buried in Senseenruth (Curfoz) Communal Cemetery.

12 May

FLISHER, LEONARD CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9353 HA-J of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Neuchateau.  He is buried in Senseenruth (Curfoz) Communal Cemetery.

12 May

HORNER, JOHN BLAND

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9353 HA-J of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Neuchateau.  He is buried in Senseenruth (Curfoz) Communal Cemetery.

12 May

BAZALGETTE, FREDERICK SIDNEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2183 of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Neuchateau.  He is buried in Nouvion-sur-Meuse Communal Cemetery.

12 May

SMITH, NORMAN ALASTAIR LLOYD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9324 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near the Hague. He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

12 May

LOWRY, THOMAS JOSEPH

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9324 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near the Hague. He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

12 May

ROBERTSON, JOHN CONACHER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9324 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near the Hague. He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

12 May

SUNDERLAND, HENRY RAVEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9189 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near the Hague. He is buried in Oostvoorne Protestant Cemetery.

12 May

TYLER, ROY HARRY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9189 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near the Hague. He is buried in Oostvoorne Protestant Cemetery.

12 May

RAYNER, PETER HERBERT

Fg Off

He was shot down near Beauvilliers whilst flying Hurricane I, L2054 'E' of No 501 Sqn and is buried in Seuil Churchyard.

12 May

SMITH, MICHAEL FAUCONBERGE CLIFFORD

Fg Off

He was shot down near Mezieres whilst flying Hurricane I, L2053 of No 501 Sqn and is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

12 May

FREDMAN, LEVIN

Fg Off

He was shot down near Liege Belgium whilst flying Hurricane I, P2564 of No 615 Sqn and is buried in Wihogne Churchyard.

12 May

CLAXTON, RONALD HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8386 of No 55 Sqn, which flew into high ground east of Ismailia at night.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

12 May

JOBLING, ROBERT CASSON

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8386 of No 55 Sqn, which flew into high ground east of Ismailia at night.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

12 May

SMITH, NICHOLAS FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8386 of No 55 Sqn, which flew into high ground east of Ismailia at night.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

12 May

BOWIE, ROBERT FREDERICK JOHN

AC1

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Magister I, R1812 of RAF Northolt's Station Flt, which spun in at Polehill Farm, Hillingdon in Middlesex after stalling.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery.

12 May

BROWN, JOHN ROLAND

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2807 of No 4 FPP, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Juvincourt.  He is buried in Villeneuve-St Georges Old Communal Cemetery.

12 May

CHILD, HARRY IAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Oxford II, P1964 of No 2 SFTS which crashed near Lew in Oxfordshire following a spin.  He is buried in Black Bourton (or Burton Abbots) (St Mary) Churchyard.

12 May

COLES, RONALD WILLIAM

AC2

He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

12 May

DINGLE, RUSSELL HIELAND

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5289 of No 4 FPP, which dived into the ground near Perpignan.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

12 May

FOSTER, FRANK JOSEPH

AC2

He is buried in Epsom Cemetery.

12 May

GOURLAY, DAVID HENDERSON

AC2

He is buried in Glasgow (Sandymount) Cemetery.

12 May

RODHAM, LAWRENCE

AC2

He is buried in Middlesborough (Linthorpe) Cemetery.

12 May

ROGERS, LAURENCE OLIVER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Magister I, R1812 of RAF Northolt's Station Flt, which spun in at Polehill Farm, Hillingdon in Middlesex after stalling.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery.

13 May

ADAMS, WILFRED SYDNEY CHARLES

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, N2654 of No 3 Sqn, when he collided with N2653 of the same unit. He is buried in Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres.

13 May

LINES ROBERTS, RAYMOND BRYCE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, N2653 of No 3 Sqn, when he collided with N2654 of the same unit. He is buried in Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres.

13 May

MOLD, EDIN

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, P9063 of No 4 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Outgaarden.  He is buried in Outgaarden Communal Cemetery.

13 May

VAUGHAN, PETER WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, P9063 of No 4 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Outgaarden.  He is buried in Outgaarden Communal Cemetery.

13 May

CAMERON, DOUGLAS ALEXANDER

Fg Off

He was seriously wounded whilst flying in Battle I, K9183 of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down whilst bombing troop formations in Luxembourg on 10 May 1940.  He died three days later, in hospital, during an operation to save his arm and is buried in Diekirch Communal Cemetery.

13 May

BROMLEY, JOHN STUART MEE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying as the air gunner in Defiant I, L6960 of No 264 Sqn, which was shot down near Rotterdam.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 May

CHANDLER, GORDON EMERY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Defiant I, L6960 of No 264 Sqn, which was shot down near Rotterdam. He is buried in Made-en-Drimmelen Protestant Churchyard.

13 May

McLEISH, DOUGLAS LESLIE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying as the air gunner in Defiant I, L6958 of No 264 Sqn, which was shot down near Rotterdam. He is buried in Werkendam Protestant Cemetery.

13 May

MURTON-NEALE, PETER NORMAN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L2035 of No 615 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 and is buried in Courriere Churchyard.

13 May

DAVIES, WILLIAM MICHAEL ARLINGHAM

Plt Off

He was killed flying Wellington IA, N2901 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Axminster on a navigation and practice bombing exercise. He is buried in Harwell Cemetery.

13 May

PULFREY, ALBERT NORMAN

AC2

He was killed flying in Wellington IA, N2901 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Axminster on a navigation and practice bombing exercise. He is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery.

13 May

THORN, CHARLES DONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Audax, K8315 of No 9 FTS when it stalled during recovery from a dive and dived into the ground near the Beversbrook bombing range in Wiltshire. He is buried in Stanton St Quintin (St Giles) Churchyard. Extension

13 May

EVANS, FREDERICK GUILDFORD

AC2

He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

14 May

CLISBY, LESLIE REDFORD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P2546 of No 1 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 and is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

LORIMER, ROBERT LAWRIE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L1676 of No 1 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

ALLEN, DENNIS ALFRED

Sgt

He was shot down near Sedan whilst flying Hurricane I, L1591 of No 3 Sqn and is buried in Villers-Cernay Communal Cemetery.

14 May

BARBOUR, DAVID MURRAY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, L4745 of No 4 Sqn, which was lost near Brussels in Belgium.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

CLARKE, TERENCE CECIL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, L4742 of No 4 Sqn, which was lost near Leuven in Belgium.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

RODULSON, WILLIAM SMITH

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, L4742 of No 4 Sqn, which was lost near Leuven in Belgium.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

WATERS, RAYMOND HENRY

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, L4745 of No 4 Sqn, which was lost near Brussels in Belgium.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

SHELTON-JONES, CHRISTOPHER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L4950 PH-V of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

VAUGHAN, ERIC RICHARD DENNIS

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L4950 PH-V of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

ALDERSON, KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L4952 PH-X of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Pouru-St Remy Communal Cemetery.

14 May

AINSWORTH, RONALD THEODORE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L4952 PH-X of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Pouru-St Remy Communal Cemetery.

14 May

JOHNSON, ARTHUR GEOFFREY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P5229 PH-O of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Pouru-St Remy Communal Cemetery.

14 May

WHITE, EDWARD FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P5229 PH-O of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Pouru-St Remy Communal Cemetery.

14 May

GILMORE, ROBERT GERALD MAXWELL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8742 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid to Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

PEARCE, THOMAS ROBERT ARTHUR DALTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8742 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid to Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

WILSON, ALFRED GEORGE

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8742 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid to Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

BEAUMONT, OWEN RALPH

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9180 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a reconnaissance mission near Dendermonde.  He is buried in Dendermonde Communal Cemetery. and Extension

14 May

CHAMBERLAIN, CROYDEN JELFS EDINBOROUGH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, N6173 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

EVANS, FREDERICK JOSEPH JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6926 of No 59 Sqn which failed to return from a recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

HAWKS, PETER AUGUSTUS

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, P6926 of No 59 Sqn which failed to return from a recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

SHAW, CLIFFORD GRANVILLE

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6926 of No 59 Sqn which failed to return from a recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

His grave was found in 2016 and a rededication service will take place on 25 October 2016.

14 May

HANDS, FRANK

AC1

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, N6173 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

SELDON, GEORGE EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, N6173 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

DIBDEN, LEON GEORGE MILLS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P2689 of No 73 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

PYNE, THOMAS BASIL GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P2812 of No 73 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

ROE, VALCOURT DESMOND MEREDITH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P2813 of No 73 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

APPLETON, LLEWELLYN LISTER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P2537 of No 79 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with a Ju 88 and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

JARVIS, PAUL LEONARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L1616 of No 87 Sqn which was shot in combat with a He 111 and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

MACKWORTH, CHRISTOPHER CHARLES DOLBEN

Plt Off

He was shot down whilst flying Hurricane I, L1834 of No 87 Sqn and baled out but his parachute caught fire and he was killed. He is buried in Bruyelle War Cemetery.

14 May

BEAMES, FRANK ENNIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5581 of No 88 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in St Menges Communal Cemetery.

14 May

GEGG, JOHN HOWARD KEITH

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5581 of No 88 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in St Menges Communal Cemetery.

14 May

ROSS, WILLIAM GUTHRIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5581 of No 88 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in St Menges Communal Cemetery.

14 May

CUNNINGHAM, VERNON ALLAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5516 of No 103 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Remilly-et-Aillicourt Communal Cemetery.

14 May

JOHNSON, JOSEPH

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5516 of No 103 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Remilly-et-Aillicourt Communal Cemetery.

14 May

ATKINSON, GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9189 of No 105 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Donchery Communal Cemetery.

14 May

RIDLEY, FREDERICK HEWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9189 of No 105 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Donchery Communal Cemetery.

14 May

THOMSON, JAMES SAMUEL

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9189 of No 105 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Donchery Communal Cemetery.

14 May

ABBOTT, FRANK BERNARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5230 of No 105 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid against Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

HUGHES, RAYMOND DOUGLAS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5230 of No 105 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid against Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

SAMMELS, HAROLD COURTENAY

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5230 of No 105 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid against Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

HATTON, HAROLD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5238 of No 105 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Noyers-pont-Maugis French National Cemetery.

14 May

MORGAN, ARTHUR CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5238 of No 105 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Noyers-pont-Maugis French National Cemetery.

14 May

WALL, RICHARD NAP

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5238 of No 105 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Noyers-pont-Maugis French National Cemetery.

14 May

CARTWRIGHT, GEOFFREY ANDREW

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5523 of No 105 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

POTTER, JAMES

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5523 of No 105 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

WHITE, HUGH EDGAR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5523 of No 105 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

AHERNE, PATRICK

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9217 of No 110 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Sedan-Torcy French National Cemetery.

14 May

ASHTON, DAVID ALLAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6210 of No 110 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid against Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

EDWARDS, ERNEST NEPTUNE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6210 of No 110 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid against Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

ROSE, STEPHEN GREGORY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6210 of No 110 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid against Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

BROWN, THOMAS WILFRED

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9464 of No 114 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Glaire-et-Vilette Communal Cemetery.

14 May

JORDAN, CHARLES BROMLEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9464 of No 114 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Glaire-et-Vilette Communal Cemetery.

14 May

SOUTHWOOD, PAUL MCKELVIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9464 of No 114 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Glaire-et-Vilette Communal Cemetery.

14 May

DE MONTMORENCY, REYMOND HERVEY

Fg Off

A member of No 114 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9179 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Laneuville-sur-Meuse Communal Cemetery.

14 May

WALLIS, HOWARD BECKETT

Sgt

A member of No 114 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9179 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Laneuville-sur-Meuse Communal Cemetery.

14 May

BAKER, HAROLD REGINALD

LAC

A member of No 114 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6223 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

PARKER, WALTER

AC1

A member of No 114 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6230 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

POWER, JAMES O'BRIEN

Plt Off

A member of No 114 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6230 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

STUART-HARRIS, DOUGLAS TREVOR

Sgt

A member of No 114 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6230 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

MADDOX, STANLEY ARCHIBALD

LAC

A member of No 114 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4287 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in La Cassine Communal Cemetery.

14 May

ROGERS, KENNETH RUSSELL

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5517 of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is buried in Chehery Communal Cemetery.

14 May

TODD, HENRY

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5517 of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is buried in Chehery Communal Cemetery.

14 May

TRESCOTHIC, HERBERT FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5517 of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is buried in Chehery Communal Cemetery.

14 May

BROOKES, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2333 of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

NUGENT, RONALD HAROLD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2333 of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

BOWEN, DONALD JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9483 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

POSSELT, ARTHUR FRANCIS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9483 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

VANO, NORMAN VICTOR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9483 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

NOLAN, WILLIAM JOSEPH

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L4946 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is buried in Donchery Communal Cemetery.

14 May

TURNER, JOHN DANIEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L4946 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is buried in Donchery Communal Cemetery.

14 May

ING, JOHN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L4946 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is buried in Donchery Communal Cemetery.

14 May

BOON, JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2182 of No 150 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Douzy Communal Cemetery.

14 May

FORTUNE, THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2182 of No 150 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Douzy Communal Cemetery.

14 May

MARTIN, SYDNEY

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2182 of No 150 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Douzy Communal Cemetery.

14 May

BARKER, GEORGE THOMAS

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P5232 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

WILLIAMS, JAMES DOUGLAS FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P5232 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

HERRIOT, NORMAN BASIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5232 of No 218 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Sauville Communal Cemetery.

14 May

ROBINSON, WILLIAM

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5232 of No 218 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Sauville Communal Cemetery.

14 May

TAYLOR, ALFRED JAMES

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5235 of No 218 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Thelonne Communal Cemetery.

14 May

CRANE, JOHN FREDERICK RYDER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5422 of No 218 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Sedan.  He is buried in Noyers-pont-Maugis French National Cemetery

14 May

BUTTERY, ROBERT THOMAS LOTHIAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2360 of No 218 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid against Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

WATERSTON, WILLIAM COATES

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2360 of No 218 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid against Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

HIBBERD, STANLEY DENNIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9343 of No 226 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

LITTLE, HERBERT FRANCIS

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9343 of No 226 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

MOSELEY, VICTOR HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9343 of No 226 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

DUNN, WILLIAM ALFRED

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5438 of No 226 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

MILLAR, MICHAEL BENEDICT

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5438 of No 226 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

SEDGWICK, ARTHUR FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5438 of No 226 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

14 May

PERCIVAL, FREDERICK JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2267 of No 226 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

CLARK, ROBERT STANLEY

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2267 of No 226 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Sedan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

SULLIVAN, JOHN LEWIS

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P2621 of No 242 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with an Hs 123 and is buried in Perwez Churchyard.

14 May

HAMBLETT, STANLEY

Sgt

He was shot down near Ath by a Bf 110 whilst flying Hurricane I, N2492 of No He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

PARNALL, JAMES BOYD

Sqn Ldr

He was OC of No 504 Sqn and was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L1639. He is buried in Chaussee-Notre-Dame-Louvignies Communal Cemetery.

14 May

SIBLEY, SAMUEL ANTHONY COMPTON

Plt Off

He was shot down near Brussels whilst flying Hurricane I, L1941 of No 504 Sqn which shot down near Brussels by flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

THOMPSON, MONTAGUE HENRY BRODRICK

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2620 of No 607 Sqn, which was shot down near Louvain by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

14 May

CUTHBERT, GERALD IVO

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P2618 of No 607 Sqn, which shot down by a Bf 109 and is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

14 May

LE BREUILLY, ARTHUR EUGENE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P2713 of No 607 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 May

CARTER, MARK MEDLEY DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2534 of No 3 Sqn, which was shot down near Vouzieres by a Bf 110.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery.

15 May

WILLIAMS, JAMES LESLIE CLUTTON

Sgt

He was shot down near Dinant whilst flying Hurricane I, L1645 of No 3 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 May

WASS, RAE STUART

LAC

He was serving with No 12 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Amifontaine Churchyard.

15 May

LUCAS, CHARLES FRANCIS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, L6885 of No 13 Sqn, which came down in the forest of Meerdaal in Belgium.  He is buried in Leuven Communal Cemetery.

15 May

BARLOW, ERNEST CECIL

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6217 of No 40 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Dinant-Celles.  He is buried in Ecaussinnes D'enghien Communal Cemetery.

15 May

CLARKE, EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6217 of No 40 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Dinant-Celles.  He is buried in Ecaussinnes D'enghien Communal Cemetery.

15 May

MILLARD, ALBERT ERNEST

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6217 of No 40 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Dinant-Celles.  He is buried in Ecaussinnes D'enghien Communal Cemetery.

15 May

EDWARDS, JOHN ERNEST

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4193 of No 40 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Dinant-Celles.  He is buried in Ecaussinnes D'enghien Communal Cemetery.

15 May

JOHNSON, STANLEY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4193 of No 40 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Dinant-Celles.  He is buried in Ecaussinnes D'enghien Communal Cemetery.

15 May

WHITE, CHARLES THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4193 of No 40 Sqn, which shot down on a raid against Dinant-Celles.  He is buried in Ecaussinnes D'enghien Communal Cemetery.

15 May

ASHFIELD, LESLIE JAMES

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4286 of No 44 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid on Breda.  He is buried in Oosterhout Protestant Cemetery.

15 May

CRAWLEY, CHARLES DOUGLAS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4286 of No 44 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid on Breda.  He is buried in Oosterhout Protestant Cemetery.

15 May

McKINLAY, FRANCIS WALLACE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4286 of No 44 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid on Breda.  He is buried in Oosterhout Protestant Cemetery.

15 May

PRESTON, FRANK

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4286 of No 44 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid on Breda.  He is buried in Oosterhout Protestant Cemetery.

15 May

BONE, PETER KNOWLES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9399 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a Hurricane. He is buried in Templeuve Communal Cemetery, Tournai

15 May

BROMLEY, JACK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9399 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a Hurricane.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 May

CRONIN, WILLIAM JOSEPH DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9399 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a Hurricane. He is buried in Templeuve Communal Cemetery, Tournai

15 May

ROSS, DONALD SPRAGUE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, N3185 of No 54 Sqn, which flew into the ground whilst low flying and is buried in Woodstock Methodist Cemetery.

15 May

MORGAN, CYRIL ARNOLD

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6926 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance operation, the previous day.  He is buried in Gembes Churchyard.

15 May

JOHNSON, NEVILLE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4069 OL-O of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Louth on its return from a raid on the Rhur.  He is buried in Nettleham (All Saints) New Churchyard.

15 May

PICKARD, JOHN GEORGE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4069 OL-O of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Louth on its return from a raid on the Rhur.  He is buried in Gateshead East Cemetery.

15 May

VAGG, EDWARD ALAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4069 OL-O of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Louth on its return from a raid on the Rhur.  He is buried in Sketty (St Paul) Churchyard.

15 May

WOLSTENHOLME, DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4069 OL-O of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Louth on its return from a raid on the Rhur.  He is buried in Golcar Baptist Chapelyard

15 May

EDWARDS, TREVOR JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2538 of No 87 Sqn, which was shot down near Lille by a Bf 110.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 May

KEENE, STEVEN FRANCIS HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Defiant I, L6991 of No 141 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Grangemouth. He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery.

15 May

WIGHTMAN, DAVID

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L6991 of No 141 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Grangemouth. He is buried in Lockerbie (Dryfesdale) Cemetery.

15 May

KERRIDGE, BRIAN RUTTER

Flt Lt

He was severely wounded whilst flying in Battle I, L5247 of No 226 Sqn, which crashed on 10 May 1940.  He died of his wounds and is buried in Luxembourg (Hollerich) Communal Cemetery.

15 May

SMITH, LAUNCELOT EUSTACE

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2870 of No 607 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters and flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 May

OLLERENSHAW, ALAN CHRISTIE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Lysander II, L6885 of No 13 Sqn, which came down in the forest of Meerdaal in Belgium.  He is buried in Leuven Communal Cemetery.

16 May

GIFFORD, PATRICK DFC

Sqn Ldr

He was OC of No 3 Sqn and was shot down by Bf110s whilst flying Hurricane I, P2825 and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16 May

BORG-BANKS, THOMAS HUMPHREY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, L6885 of No 13 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Vieux-Conde.  He is buried in Vieux-Conde Communal Cemetery.

16 May

LAWES, WALTER FRANCIS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, L6885 of No 13 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Vieux-Conde.  He is buried in Vieux-Conde Communal Cemetery.

16 May

BORTHWICK, DAVID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9254 of No 18 Sqn, which probably shot down during a reconnaissance mission.  He is buried in Crevecour-sur-L'escaut Communal Cemetery.

16 May

JAMES, HORACE GWYN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9254 of No 18 Sqn, which probably shot down during a reconnaissance mission.  He is buried in Crevecour-sur-L'escaut Communal Cemetery.

16 May

STUART, ARNOLD JAMES

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9254 of No 18 Sqn, which probably shot down during a reconnaissance mission.  He is buried in Crevecour-sur-L'escaut Communal Cemetery.

16 May

MONGEY, THOMAS JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9187 of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down during by a Bf 109 near Sedan.  He is buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gouy

16 May

ANGUS, ALLAN BENJAMIN

Fg Off

He was shot down by Bf109s whilst flying Hurricane, P2825 of No 85 Sqn which was shot down by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Fretin Communal Cemetery.

16 May

RAWLINSON, MICHAEL HENRY GRAYSON

Plt Off

He was shot down by Bf109s whilst flying Hurricane I, P2535 of No 85 Sqn and is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

16 May

TRICE, ALAN NEWTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L2000 of No 151 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Bf 1009s whilst on patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16 May

EVANS, HERBERT PRESTYL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P9229 KO-S of No 115 Sqn, which crashed in France whilst undertaking a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery.

16 May

FALLOWS, REGINALD FREDERICK

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P9229 KO-S of No 115 Sqn, which crashed in France whilst undertaking a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery.

16 May

KIRKHAM, THOMAS RUSSELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P9229 KO-S of No 115 Sqn, which crashed in France whilst undertaking a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery.

16 May

PILGRIM, ROGER COLIN JOHN

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P9229 KO-S of No 115 Sqn, which crashed in France whilst undertaking a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery.

16 May

PRINGLE, ALEC EDWARD DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P9229 KO-S of No 115 Sqn, which crashed in France whilst undertaking a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery.

16 May

DE SOUZA, KENNETH MITCHELL ALVES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9411 of No 139 Sqn, which crashed near Floing during a raid on Montherme.  He is buried in Floing Communal Cemetery.

16 May

McCARTHY, WILLIAM JOHN

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9411 of No 139 Sqn, which crashed near Floing during a raid on Montherme.  He is buried in Floing Communal Cemetery.

16 May

TOUGH, EDMUND WINCHESTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9411 of No 139 Sqn, which crashed near Floing during a raid on Montherme.  He is buried in Floing Communal Cemetery.

16 May

THORNLEY, LESLIE THOMAS WING

Flt Lt

He was shot down by Bf109s whilst flying Hurricane I, N2335 of No 615 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16 May

CROWCROFT, CHARLES LEVER

AC2

He is buried in Doncaster Hyde Park Cemetery.

16 May

MARRIOTT, JOHN HENRY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Swordfish I, ? of No 814 Sqn, which came down in the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16 May

MORTON, HARRY

LAC

He is buried in Halifax (All Saints) Churchyard.

16 May

PATTON-BETHUNE, MICHAEL LISLE

Plt Off

He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

16 May

STOKES, KENNETH ALBERT

Sgt

He is buried in Hooe (St John) Churchyard. Extension

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