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Casualties - 17 - 31 May 1940


Date Name Rank Comments

17 May

WOOD, EDWARD ELLIS ALEXANDER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, P9064 of No 4 Sqn, which was lost on a reconnaissance sortie to Leuven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

HAMILTON, LESLIE MONTAGU

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Lysander I, 4796 of No 16 Sqn, which was reported missing.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

O'REILLY, JOHN PATRICK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander I, 4796 of No 16 Sqn, which was reported missing. He is buried in Doingt Communal Cemetery. Extension

17 May

GRIERSON, JAMES JOSEPH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9210 of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down near Festieux on a raid to Gembloux.  He is buried in Festieux Communal Cemetery.

17 May

PATTERSON, JOHN HEDLEY

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9210 of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down near Festieux on a raid to Gembloux.  He is buried in Festieux Communal Cemetery.

17 May

PAUL, JOSEPH WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9210 of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down near Festieux on a raid to Gembloux.  He is buried in Festieux Communal Cemetery.

17 May

SIMS, ALFRED GEORGE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9213 UX-M of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down near Presles-et-Thierney on a raid to Gembloux.  He is buried in Presles-et-Thierney Churchyard.

17 May

WATSON, GEORGE WILLIAM CAMPBELL

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9213 UX-M of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down near Presles-et-Thierney on a raid to Gembloux.  He is buried in Presles-et-Thierney Churchyard.

17 May

WOOTTEN, FRANCIS CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9213 UX-M of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down near Presles-et-Thierney on a raid to Gembloux.  He is buried in Presles-et-Thierney Churchyard.

17 May

CUMMINS, THOMAS HENRY

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4838 UX-R of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Gembloux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

GOFTON, ALEXANDER MORESBY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4838 UX-R of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Gembloux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

MILLER, FREDERICK STANLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4838 UX-R of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Gembloux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

FEARNLEY, FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4851 UX-N of No 82 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Gembloux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

RICHARDS, ALLEN GLYNDWR DFM

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4851 UX-N of No 82 Sqn, which lost on a raid to Gembloux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

JACKSON, FRANCES STANLEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4852 UX-O of No 82 Sqn, which lost on a raid to Gembloux.  He is buried in Pancy-Courtecon Communal Cemetery.

17 May

CRAWLEY, JOSEPH KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4853 UX-D of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Gembloux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

KNOWLES, ALBERT VERNON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4853 UX-D of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Gembloux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

NEWBATT, REGINALD EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4853 UX-D of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Gembloux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

CROUCH, ARTHUR GEORGE BERNARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4854 UX-F of No 82 Sqn, which lost on a raid to Gembloux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

MORRIS, RAYMONDE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4854 UX-F of No 82 Sqn, which lost on a raid to Gembloux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

CHRISTENSEN, SEVERIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4898 UX-Y of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Gembloux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

ETTERSHANK, PETER RAYMOND VICTOR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4898 UX-Y of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Gembloux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

PHILLIPS, ALFRED NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4898 UX-Y of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Gembloux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

LEES, DAVID JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4904 UX-B of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down near Lappion on a raid to Gembloux.  He is buried in Lappion Churchyard.

17 May

REED, KENNETH GORDON

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4904 UX-B of No 82 Sqn, which.  He is buried in Merval Churchyard.

17 May

DILLON, ANTHONY MICHAEL

Plt Off

He was shot down near Mons whilst flying Hurricane, L1802 of No 229 Sqn and is buried in Mons (Bergen) Communal Cemetery.  Crash records state 18 May

17 May

DANIELSEN, PETER JOHN

Fg Off

He was shot down by fighters whilst flying Hurricane I, P3581 of No He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.  Crash records state 27 May

17 May

BELL, ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Swordfish I, K8872 of the TTU, which crashed into the sea during a practice torpedo drop off Lady Isle, Ayrshire.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery.

17 May

HOUSTON, WILLIAM GEORGE

Cpl

He is buried in Edinburgh (Piershill) Cemetery.

17 May

JAMES, HAROLD ALFRED

WO

He was serving in the Signals section of No 263 Sqn and was killed by the accidental discharge of his revolver whilst unloading stores he is buried in Harstad Cemetery.

17 May

McCLENAGHAN, THOMAS

AC1

He is buried in Caversfield (St Laurence) Churchyard.

17 May

PRICE, JAMES ROSSLYN

AC2

He is buried in Rhondda (Penrhys) Cemetery.

18 May

FORD, ERNEST CAMPBELL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, N1263 of No 4 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Outer Communal Cemetery.

18 May

GRAHAM, KENNETH WALTER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, N1263 of No 4 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Outer Communal Cemetery.

18 May

BAXTER, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8852 LS-S of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Landrecies on a raid on Le Cateau.  He is buried in Landreicies Communal Cemetery.

18 May

DAWSON JONES, FRANCIS DESMOND

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8852 LS-S of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Landrecies on a raid on Le Cateau.  He is buried in Landreicies Communal Cemetery.

18 May

WATTS, CYRIL GRACE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8852 LS-S of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Landrecies on a raid on Le Cateau.  He is buried in Landreicies Communal Cemetery.

18 May

HOPKINS, REGINALD GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8853 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Preuz-au-Bois on a raid on Le Cateau.  He is buried in Preuz-au-Bois Communal Cemetery.

18 May

LAWRENCE, HECTOR YEATES

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8853 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Preuz-au-Bois on a raid on Le Cateau.  He is buried in Preuz-au-Bois Communal Cemetery.

18 May

CHAPMAN, PAUL GEOFFREY

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6917 of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down near Landrecies on a raid on Le Cateau.  He is buried in Landreicies Communal Cemetery.

18 May

COLBOURN, CECIL ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6917 of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down near Landrecies on a raid on Le Cateau.  He is buried in Landreicies Communal Cemetery.

18 May

FAGG, ERNEST JOHN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6917 of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down near Landrecies on a raid on Le Cateau.  He is buried in Landreicies Communal Cemetery.

18 May

BAILLIE, ERIC TORANCE

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, L4803 of No 16 Sqn, which was lost near Paris.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery.

18 May

WALKER, THOMAS WEST RAFO

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, L4803 of No 16 Sqn, which was lost near Paris.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

18 May

THOMAS, ALFRED WILLIAM SWINBURNE

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying Blenheim IV, L8863 of No 18 Sqn when he made a forced landing after the aircraft was damaged by light flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 May

CHRISTIE, WILLIAM AUGUST

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L4841 of 53 Sqn, which was lost on this day. He is buried in St Hilaire Cemetery, Frevent

18 May

GOTHARD, ANTHONY COLIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L4841 of 53 Sqn, which was lost on this day. He is buried in St Hilaire Cemetery, Frevent

18 May

HUGGETT, LESLIE JACK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L4841 of 53 Sqn, which was lost on this day. He is buried in St Hilaire Cemetery, Frevent

18 May

SODEN, IAN SCOVIL DSO

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2437 of No 56 Sqn, which was shot down near Vitry by a Bf 110.  He is buried in Biache-St Vaast Communal Cemetery.

18 May

ROSE, FRANK CHARLES

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2439 of No 56 Sqn, which was shot down near Brebieres by a Bf 110.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

18 May

BURNS, ROBERT (515576)

Sgt

He was flying Blenheim IV, R3702 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return and made a crash landing somewhere in France.  He is buried in Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension.

18 May

DURIE, ROY ALWIN

Plt Off

He was flying Blenheim IV, R3702 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return and made a crash landing somewhere in France.  He is buried in Tournai Communal Cemetery Allied Extension.

18 May

LECKY, JOHN WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed in a road accident whilst returning to No 85 Sqn in France from leave.  He is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

18 May

ALLEN, DEREK HURLSTONE DFC

Fg Off

He was shot down whilst flying Hurricane I, P2701 of No 85 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 May

DARWOOD, CHARLES SIDNEY

Flt Lt

He was shot down by Bf 109s whilst flying Hurricane I, L2051 of No 111 Sqn and is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

18 May

ABBOTT, EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7329 of No 206 Sqn which filed to return from Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 May

BOUWENS, ADRIAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7400 of No 206 Sqn which filed to return from Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 May

DURANT, JOHN LESLIE

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7400 of No 206 Sqn which filed to return from Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 May

GUMBRILL, ROYSTON EWART

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7400 of No 206 Sqn which filed to return from Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 May

HUTCHESSON, GEORGE DERRICK OSMUND LE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7400 of No 206 Sqn which filed to return from Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 May

LENNOX-FRENCH, ROBERT JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7329 of No 206 Sqn which filed to return from Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.  He served as simply FRENCH

18 May

TOMLINSON, WALTER AUSTIN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7329 of No 206 Sqn which filed to return from Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 May

TURNER, GEOFFREY ARTHUR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7329 of No 206 Sqn which filed to return from Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 May

MOSELEY, DONALD VIVIAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9395 of No 235 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by friendly fighters on a raid to Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 May

ROBINSON, CURRAN SMILEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9395 of No 235 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by friendly fighters on a raid to Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 May

WADDINGTON, ALBERT EDWARD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9395 of No 235 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by friendly fighters on a raid to Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 May

OWEN, JOHN SAMUEL

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, L1912 of No 504 Sqn, when he was shot down by Bf 109s and baled out but was killed in his parachute.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery.

18 May

WEATHERILL, ROBERT FRANCIS

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2536 R of No 607 Sqn, which was shot down near Cambrai by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery.

18 May

DOCKRAY, HENRY

AC1

He is buried in Horsforth Cemetery.

18 May

MEGARRY, HERBERT REGINALD

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying Harvard I, P5842 of No 6 SFTS, which recovered from a spin over the bombing range at Otmoor but hit the ground near Islip.  He is buried in Bangor Cemetery.

18 May

STAPLES, THOMAS WILLIAM CLIFFORD

LAC

His death was registered in Oxford, cause currently unknown.  He is buried in Bridport Cemetery.

19 May

ARMSTRONG, LESLIE

Sgt

He was serving with No 4 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 May

BUTTERILL, CLARENCE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, N1305 of No 4 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s near Lille.  He is buried in St Andre Communal Cemetery.

19 May

OLDACRES, LEONARD JOHN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, N1305 of No 4 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s near Lille.  He is buried in St Andre Communal Cemetery.

19 May

PLUMB, JOHN ALFRED

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, ? of No 4 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s near Lille.  He is buried in St Andre Communal Cemetery.

19 May

THORNTON, RONALD JAMES

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, ? of No 4 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s near Lille.  He is buried in St Andre Communal Cemetery.

19 May

McELLIGOTT, JAMES JOSEPH (JIMMY)

Plt Off

He was severely injured whilst flying Battle I, L5538 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s on a raid to Hannogue.  He died of his wounds the same day and is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

19 May

BELCHER, EDWARD JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, N2178 PH-I of No 12 Sqn, which was shot up by Bf 109s on a raid to Hannogue, although the pilot was able to get back to base.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

19 May

DROMGOOLE, IAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, ? of No 16 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s near Glisy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 May

REED, ANDREW PATRICK

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, ? of No 16 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s near Glisy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 May

HARRIS, ROBERT EDWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2408 of No 17 Sqn, which was shot down near Le Cateau by Bf 109s.  He is buried in Noyelles-sur-Selle Communal Cemetery.

19 May

BETTANY, FREDERICK LAWRENCE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, N1290 of No 26 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Landreicies Communal Cemetery.

19 May

CHURCH, ARTHUR FREDERICK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, N1202 of No 26 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Landreicies Communal Cemetery.

19 May

CLIFFORD, RALPH HENRY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, N1290 of No 26 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Landreicies Communal Cemetery.

19 May

HALLIDAY, CHRISTOPHER IAN DUNBAR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, N1202 of No 26 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Landreicies Communal Cemetery.

19 May

LITTLE, JOHN MCGREGOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2562 of No 85 Sqn, which was shot down near Lille by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 May

SAUNDERS, GORDON CRANLEIGH

Plt Off

He was severely injured whilst flying Hurricane I, L1612 of No 87 Sqn on 14 May 1940 and died from his wounds on this day. He is buried in Fenain Communal Cemetery. 

19 May

BURY, DAVID STUART HAROLD

Fg Off

He was shot down W of Arras whilst flying Hurricane I, L1774 of No 111 Sqn.  He is buried in Chili Trench Cemetery, Gavrelle

19 May

MOORWOOD, IAIN COLIN

Plt Off

He was shot down SE of Arras whilst flying Hurricane I, L1720 of No 111 Sqn.  He is buried in Sains-les-Marquion Churchyard.

19 May

BOYLE, WILLIAM DONALD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5226 of No 142 Sqn, which was attacked by fighters and made a forced landing on a raid on Laon.  He is buried in Dagny-Lambercy Churchyard.

19 May

JONES, TOM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P5238 of No 142 Sqn, which crashed near Dagny-Lambercy on a raid to Laon.  He is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

19 May

LUCAS, KENNETH RICHARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2598 of No 145 Sqn, which was shot down near Arras by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery. Extension

19 May

NEWCOMBE, LESLIE TIMOTHY

AC2

He was serving with No 149 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Ilkeston (Park) Cemetery.

19 May

JONES, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7363 of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 NW of Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 May

JUDGE, ERNEST ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7363 of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 NW of Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 May

METCALFE, ANTHONY JOHN

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7363 of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 NW of Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 May

MEWETT, HENRY CHARLES

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7363 of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 NW of Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 May

RATFORD, FREDERICK WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2542 of No 253 Sqn, which was shot down near Arras by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Riencourt-les-Cagnicourt Communal Cemetery.

19 May

ANDERSON, HARRY THOMAS JAMES

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L1674 of No 253 Sqn, which was shot down near Lille by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Lille Southern Cemetery.

19 May

MacKENZIE, GILBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L1667 of No 253 Sqn, which was shot down near Lille by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Cysoing Communal Cemetery.

19 May

FIDLER, GEORGE MARLEY

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3535 P of No 607 Sqn, which was shot by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Bachy Communal Cemetery.

19 May

COLEMAN, JOHN HERBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire PR C, P9308 of the PRU, which went missing on a flight to Hamburg. He is buried in Templeuve Communal Cemetery, Tournai

20 May

DAY, JOHN HAROLD

Plt Off

He died from injuries sustained on 18 May 1940 whilst flying in Lysander II, N1221 of No 13 Sqn, which was destroyed when a bomb fell from its rack as it landed at Glisy.  He is buried in Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport.

20 May

BOOTH, BRYAN SEYMOUR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, K8772 OY-G of No 48 Sqn which shot down flak from the E-boat they was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 May

DODDS, STEPHEN

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, K8772 OY-G of No 48 Sqn which shot down flak from the E-boat he was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 May

GUMBLETON, ARTHUR HERBERT

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, K8772 OY-G of No 48 Sqn which shot down flak from the E-boat they was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 May

JACOBS, NORMAN EDWARD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, K8772 OY-G of No 48 Sqn which shot down flak from the E-boat they was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 May

DORRIEN-SMITH, LIONEL ROGER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L2145 of No 79 Sqn on a ground attack mission and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 May

BURTON, ROGER WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2437 of No 85 Sqn, which was shot down near Arras by ground fire.  He is buried in Querrieu British Cemetery.

20 May

SHREWSBURY, RICHARD WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3426 of No 85 Sqn, which was shot down near Arras by ground fire.  He is buried in Arras Communal Cemetery.

20 May

PEACOCK, MICHAEL FITZWILLIAM DFC

Sqn Ldr

He was the newly appointed OC of No 85 Sqn and was killed when his aircraft, Hurricane I, L2141 was hit by flak. He is buried in Arras Communal Cemetery.

20 May

BARRETT, DUNCAN HENRY JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1380 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid on a bridge at Ribemont.  He is buried in Hamegicourt Churchyard.

20 May

DOLAN, MICHAEL DAVID

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1380 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid on a bridge at Ribemont.  He is buried in Hamegicourt Churchyard.

20 May

HOLBROOK, DENNIS FREDERICK STANFORD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1380 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid on a bridge at Ribemont.  He is buried in Hamegicourt Churchyard.

20 May

NEWBERRY, REGINALD JOHN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1380 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid on a bridge at Ribemont.  He is buried in Hamegicourt Churchyard.

20 May

OWEN, DAVID WILLIAM HEW

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1380 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid on a bridge at Ribemont.  He is buried in Hamegicourt Churchyard.

20 May

THRIFT, KENNETH VICTOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1417 DY-B of No 102 Sqn, which crashed near Eindhoven on a raid against Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

20 May

BIRD, RAYMOND

AC1

He was serving with No 142 Sqn and was killed whilst working as part of a rescue party when the bombs on-board a burning aircraft exploded.  He is buried in Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery.

20 May

JENKINS, LEONARD

AC1

He was serving with No 142 Sqn and was killed whilst working as part of a rescue party when the bombs on-board a burning aircraft exploded.  He is buried in Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery.

20 May

McGRATH, JOHN

AC1

He was serving with No 142 Sqn and was killed whilst working as part of a rescue party when the bombs on-board a burning aircraft exploded.  He is buried in Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery.

20 May

PASSEY, WILFRED

Cpl

He was serving with No 142 Sqn and was killed whilst working as part of a rescue party when the bombs on-board a burning aircraft exploded.  He is buried in Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery.

20 May

CURRY, LESLIE GEORGE

AC2

He was killed when the Anson (N9897) of No 206 Sqn, he was refuelling was run into by Blenheim L9245 of No 235 Sqn.  He is buried in Kingston-upon-Thames Cemetery.

20 May

BOURGEOIS, ARTHUR EDMOND QUENTIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, P4837 of No 248 Sqn, which crashed into the sea following a collision with Beaufort L9455 of No 42 Sqn during a practice attack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 May

TATAR, SEMON GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4837 of No 248 Sqn, which crashed into the sea following a collision with Beaufort L9455 of No 42 Sqn during a practice attack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 May

SHELDRICK, DOUGLAS ARTHUR THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Harvard I, P5890 of No 15 SFTS, which spun into the ground at Farley Mount in Hampshire when he stalled during recovery from a dive.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

20 May

WALLIS, STANLEY THOMAS BANKS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard I, N7140 of No 2 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Taynton in Oxfordshire.  He is buried in Cherry Hinton (St Andrew) Churchyard.

20 May

WOOD, HARRY BULKELEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard I, N7140 of No 2 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Taynton in Oxfordshire.  He is buried in Littleham (SS Margaret and Andrew) Churchyard.

21 May

DAVEY, TERENCE JOHN FREDERICK

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Lysander II, N1296 of No 4 Sqn, which lost near St Omer.  He is buried in Zudausques Churchyard.

21 May

GILLHAM, JAMES HENRY

LAC

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Lysander II, N1296 of No 4 Sqn, which lost near St Omer.  He is buried in Zudausques Churchyard.

21 May

PEACE, PETER MCLEOD

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Lysander II, N1298 of No 4 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Bruyelle War Cemetery.

21 May

TAMBLIN, REGINALD AUGUSTUS

Cpl

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Lysander II, N1298 of No 4 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Bruyelle War Cemetery.

21 May

BUTTERWORTH, REGINALD EDMUND COMPTON

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Lysander II, ? of No 13 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in St Martin-au-Laert Churchyard.

21 May

GRAHAM, RICHARD HATT NOBLE

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Lysander II, ? of No 13 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in St Martin-au-Laert Churchyard.

21 May

CRAIG, ARTHUR ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9325 of No 18 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a reconnaissance mission.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 May

HAWKINS, GEORGE DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9325 of No 18 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a reconnaissance mission.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 May

LIGHT, CYRIL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9325 of No 18 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a reconnaissance mission.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 May

COLLINS, JOHN NOEL RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3157 AA-H of No 75 Sqn, which crashed on a raid against Dinant.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 May

DE LABOUCHERE-SPARLING, FRANCIS ALBERT GABRIEL JOSEPH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3157 AA-H of No 75 Sqn, which crashed on a raid against Dinant.  He is buried in Kain Communal Cemetery.

21 May

DUGGAN, DOUGLAS

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9298 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which crashed during a raid in the Cambrai area.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

21 May

FLANIGAN, GERARD EDWARD

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9298 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which crashed during a raid in the Cambrai area.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

21 May

HOOPER, ALFRED HAROLD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9298 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which crashed during a raid in the Cambrai area.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

21 May

HUGHES, KENNETH WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9298 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which crashed during a raid in the Cambrai area.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

21 May

MOORES, LEONARD GEORGE

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9298 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which crashed during a raid in the Cambrai area.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

21 May

PACKER, JOHN THOMAS

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9298 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which crashed during a raid in the Cambrai area.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

21 May

GRIFFIN, HAROLD GEORGE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3152 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Le Havre during a raid on Dinant.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

21 May

KENNEDY, THOMAS

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3152 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Le Havre during a raid on Dinant.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

21 May

LOWE, FRANCIS ALFRED GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3152 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Le Havre during a raid on Dinant.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

21 May

MORRIS, DOUGLAS WILLIAM WEST

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3152 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Le Havre during a raid on Dinant.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

21 May

ROBINSON, ALLEN

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3152 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Le Havre during a raid on Dinant.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

21 May

WILLIAMS, FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3152 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Le Havre during a raid on Dinant.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

21 May

LIVINGSTON, ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9176 of No 226 Sqn, which failed to return from its mission.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 May

GOWER, DESMOND DE COURCY CREAGH

Plt Off

He was shot down by ground fire whilst flying Hurricane I, P3546 of No 253 Sqn, which was shot down near Etaples by ground fire.  He is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

21 May

RICHARDS, WALTER PHILIP

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Gladiator II, N5697 of No 263 Sqn, which crashed in bad weather near Torskenfjord and is buried in Harstad Cemetery.

21 May

PUGH, JOHN CONNOLLY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, P9514 of No 5 OTU, which hit a wall as it took off from Aston Down.  He is buried in Woodchester (Church of the Annunciation) Churchyard.

22 May

HENDERSON, MALCOLM LESSELS GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Lysander II, L6849 of No 2 Sqn, which was reported missing on this date. He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines War Cemetery.  He was the son of AVM M Henderson.

22 May

JONES, HORACE GWYN

LAC

He was probably killed when Lysander II, P1672 of No 2 Sqn, was destroyed at Bekesbourne when bombs fell off it on landing and exploded. He is buried in Nantyglo and Blaina (Blaina) Cemetery.

22 May

PIRIE, GEORGE ROSSE

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9184 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Harcourt during a reconnaissance mission.  He is buried in Haucourt Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais

22 May

SAUNDERS, ROI LEONARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9184 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Harcourt during a reconnaissance mission.  He is buried in Haucourt Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais

22 May

SIMMONS, SAMUEL FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9184 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Harcourt during a reconnaissance mission.  He is buried in Haucourt Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais

22 May

BIRD, FRANCIS DEREK

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9266 of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down by Spitfires whilst undertaking a bombing mission to Boulogne.  He is buried in Fricourt Communal Cemetery.

22 May

BRINN, CHARLES JOHN WESTLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9266 of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down by Spitfires whilst undertaking a bombing mission to Boulogne.  He is buried in Fricourt Communal Cemetery.

22 May

COLES, GORDON DESMOND

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9266 of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down by Spitfires whilst undertaking a bombing mission to Boulogne.  He is buried in Fricourt Communal Cemetery.

22 May

ELLIOT, ANGUS WHITSON

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4828 UX-K of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down near Neufchatel-Hardelot during a raid on Hesdin.  He is buried in Neufchatel-Hardelot (Neufchatel) New Communal Cemetery.

22 May

HARTFIELD, JOHN WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4828 UX-K of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down near Neufchatel-Hardelot during a raid on Hesdin.  He is buried in Neufchatel-Hardelot (Neufchatel) New Communal Cemetery.

22 May

PHILLIPSON, FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4828 UX-K of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down near Neufchatel-Hardelot during a raid on Hesdin.  He is buried in Neufchatel-Hardelot (Neufchatel) New Communal Cemetery.

22 May

DYER, JOHN PHILLIP DFC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7803 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed near Belvel on a raid against Dinant.  He is buried in Belval Communal Cemetery.

22 May

LAWRENSON, JOHN HEATON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7803 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed near Belvel on a raid against Dinant.  He is buried in Belval Communal Cemetery.

22 May

LOVEJOY, CHARLES ROBIN ARCHIBALD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7803 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed near Belvel on a raid against Dinant.  He is buried in Belval Communal Cemetery.

22 May

MORTON, EDWARD

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7803 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed near Belvel on a raid against Dinant.  He is buried in Belval Communal Cemetery.

22 May

OGILVIE, STANLEY CARTER

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7803 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed near Belvel on a raid against Dinant.  He is buried in Belval Communal Cemetery.

22 May

WILLIAMS, OWEN LLOYD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7803 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed near Belvel on a raid against Dinant.  He is buried in Belval Communal Cemetery.

22 May

HALL, GEORGE FREEMAN

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8761 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Abbeville during a raid on Henschel.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

22 May

QUARRINGTON, KENNETH FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8761 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Abbeville during a raid on Henschel.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

22 May

TORRANCE, CHARLES SCOTT

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8761 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Abbeville during a raid on Henschel.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

22 May

SHEWRY, CYRIL JOSEPH

Sgt

He was flying in Hampden I, L4067 of No 144 Sqn, which was hit by flak over Krefeld.  He baled out with another two of the crew but he did not survive and is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery..

22 May

BRITTON, LEONARD JAMES DFM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7402 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a mission along the German coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 May

CLARK, JOHN ALLEN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7402 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a mission along the German coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 May

GILES, MALCOLM JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7402 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a mission along the German coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 May

PEEL, JAMES FRANCIS

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7402 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a mission along the German coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 May

CRAIG-ADAMS, MICHAEL ALEXANDER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Gladiator II, N5633 of No 263 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with He111s.  His body was not recovered until 1946 and is now buried in Narvik New Cemetery.

22 May

WRIGHT, GILBERT FRANCIS MONCREIFF

Fg Off

He was shot down whilst flying Hurricane I, L2120 of No 605 Sqn and is buried in Bernville Communal Cemetery.

22 May

PAYNE, GEORGE LLOYD

Sgt

He is buried in Jurby (St Patrick) Churchyard.

23 May

MASTERS, JAMES GRAHAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9403 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Morval on a raid to Arras.  He is buried in Morval Communal Cemetery.

23 May

THOMPSON, CLIFFORD WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9403 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Morval on a raid to Arras.  He is buried in London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval 

23 May

TUCKER, EUGENE

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9403 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Morval on a raid to Arras.  He is buried in Morval Communal Cemetery.

23 May

BURRELL, PETER ARTHUR MERRICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8834 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down at Miramont on a raid to Arras-Boulogne.  He is buried in Miraumont Communal Cemetery.

23 May

WHITTLE, PETER REX

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8834 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down at Miramont on a raid to Arras-Boulogne.  He is buried in Miraumont Communal Cemetery.

23 May

EDWARDS, WILLIAM GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4909 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the Pas-de-Calais on a raid to Arras-Boulogne.  He is buried in Sailly-Labourse Communal Cemetery.

23 May

LLEWELYN, JOHN GRIFFITH

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4909 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the Pas-de-Calais on a raid to Arras-Boulogne.  He is buried in Beuvry Communal Cemetery.

23 May

McLAREN, IAN LEDOUX

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 58 Sqn and killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1361 EY-F of No 78 Sqn, which had been borrowed by No 58 Sqn and crashed in the Ardennes.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery, where he is shown as 78 Sqn

23 May

SANDERS, RICHARD ATHELING

Plt Off

He was serving with No 81 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery.

23 May

JENKINS, STANLEY WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4055 of No 83 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Holmfirth in bad visibility on its return to base at Scampton.  He is buried in Nettleham (All Saints) Old Churchyard.

23 May

JOSSE, PETER WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4055 of No 83 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Holmfirth in bad visibility on its return to base at Scampton.  He is buried in Nettleham (All Saints) Old Churchyard.

23 May

MARSH, ALAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4055 of No 83 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Holmfirth in bad visibility on its return to base at Scampton.  He is buried in Bolsover (St Mary) New Churchyard.

23 May

THORNTON, WILLIE

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4055 of No 83 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Holmfirth in bad visibility on its return to base at Scampton.  He is buried in St Helens Cemetery

23 May

HIBBERT, EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2356 of No 88 Sqn, which failed to return from its mission.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

23 May

WHELAN, MATTHEW

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2356 of No 88 Sqn, which failed to return from its mission.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

23 May

WICKHAM, ALBERT EDGAR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2356 of No 88 Sqn, which failed to return from its mission.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

23 May

LEARMOND, PATRICK ALEXANDER GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, P9370 of No 92 Sqn, which was shot down over Dunkirk by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 May

KLIPSCH, PAUL HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, P9373 of No 92 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s.  He is buried in Wierre-Effroy Churchyard.  His aircraft was excavated by the TV programme 'Time Team' in 1999

23 May

KNOWLTON, DANIEL

AC2

He was serving with No 142 Sqn and died from injuries sustained on 20 May 1940 whilst working as part of a rescue party when the bombs on-board a burning aircraft exploded.  He is buried in Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery.

23 May

MADORE, GARFIELD ALEXANDER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2730 of No 242 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s.  He is buried in ANZAC Cemetery, Sailly-sur-la-Lys

23 May

GRAAFSTRA, JOHN WILLIAM

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2809 of No 242 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s.  He is buried in Wancourt Communal Cemetery.

23 May

McLAREN, JOHN ROBERTSON

Plt Off

He was serving with No 271 Sqn, and was killed whilst flying in SM-79P OO-AGS which was shot down by Bf 109s shortly after taking off from Merville.  He is buried in St Pol War Cemetery.

23 May

JARVIS, SIDNEY

AC1

He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery.

23 May

LAWTON, HARRY

AC1

He was serving with No 226 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Le Grand-Luce War Cemetery.

23 May

MADDY, ARTHUR

LAC

He was killed after being hit by a propeller whilst serving at No 10 SFTS, RAF Ternhill and is buried in Market Drayton Cemetery.

23 May

McCORMACK, FRANK

Cpl

He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis

24 May

HENDERSON, DUNCAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3614 LS-O of No 15 Sqn, which spun into the ground following an engine failure on its return to base.  He is buried in New Kilpatrick (or Hillfoot) Cemetery.

24 May

HOLMES, ARTHUR NOEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3614 LS-O of No 15 Sqn, which spun into the ground following an engine failure on its return to base.  He is buried in Navenby Cemetery.

24 May

AUSTIN, RONALD WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3614 LS-O of No 15 Sqn, which spun into the ground following an engine failure on its return to base.  He is buried in East Sheen Cemetery.

24 May

BARKER, DAVID CONQUEST

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4171 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Aachen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

24 May

CROOK, WILLIAM

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4171 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Aachen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

24 May

JOHNSON, CHARLES EDWARD

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4171 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Aachen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

24 May

COLLINS, HAROLD GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4171 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Aachen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

24 May

LINLEY, THOMAS NEVIL

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, P9455 of No 54 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s.  He is buried in Calais Southern Cemetery.

24 May

AUBERT, RICHARD DENNIS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, N9441 of No 74 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 May

COLLINGHAM, JOHN RAYMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1336 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed after flying into and colliding with the Coventry balloon barrage.  He is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

24 May

FIRTH, SYDNEY EWBANK

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1336 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed after flying into and colliding with the Coventry balloon barrage.  He is buried in Maghull (St Andrew) Churchyard.

24 May

IRVINE, JAMES MELVILLE DUNDAS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1336 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed after flying into and colliding with the Coventry balloon barrage.  He is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

24 May

BURTON, JOHN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9270 OJ-G of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Barton Mills in Suffolk as it was returning to base.  He is buried in West Row Baptist Chapelyard

24 May

GRANT-CRAWFORD, IAN DOUGLAS

Flt Lt

He was seriously wounded whilst flying Wellington IC, P9270 OJ-G of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Barton Mills in Suffolk as it was returning to base.  He died of his wounds is buried in West Row Baptist Chapelyard

24 May

HEWITT, EDGAR SYDNEY

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9270 OJ-G of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Barton Mills in Suffolk as it was returning to base.  He is buried in Skegness (St Clement) Churchyard.

24 May

MARTIN, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9259 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters. He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vrenenhof) Cemetery.

24 May

RYAN, MICHAEL ERSKINE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9259 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters. He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vrenenhof) Cemetery.

24 May

SMITH, ALBERT GEORGE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9259 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 May

HILL, ROBERT LAIRD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3266 of No 242 Sqn, which collided with P3272 of the same unit on a patrol over the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 May

MITCHELL, JAMES WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3272 of No 242 Sqn, which collided with P3266 of the same unit on a patrol over the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 May

HANNAY, PATRICK CLAUDE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L1516 of No 600 Sqn, which crashed into a gravel pit at Fordbridge, Middlesex. He is buried in Cranbourne (St Peter) Churchyard.

24 May

SHORT, JAMES DEMPSTER

LAC

He was killed whilst flying as the W.Op in Blenheim I, L1516 of No 600 Sqn, which crashed into a gravel pit at Fordbridge, Middlesex. He is buried in Northwood Cemetery.

24 May

CLARK, ALAN

AC2

He was serving with No 607 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Zutkerque Churchyard.

24 May

SHEPPERD, CYRIL GEORGE

AC1

He was serving with No 911 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Sheffield (Burngreave) Cemetery.

24 May

COULL, ANGUS WILLIAM ADAMS

AC2

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, K9481 of No 12 OTU which flew into high ground on a navigation exercise near Sidmouth. He is buried in Dunnottar Cemetery, Stonehaven

24 May

FINLAYSON, WILLIAM DAVID

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, K9481 of No 12 OTU which flew into high ground on a navigation exercise near Sidmouth. He is buried in Ford Park Cemetery. (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery, (Pennycomequick)

24 May

LAMONT, ROBERT RITCHIE

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L4977 of No 12 OTU which flew into high ground on a navigation exercise near Sidmouth. He is buried in Ford Park Cemetery. (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery, (Pennycomequick)

24 May

SIGLEY, PETER KNOX

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L4977 of No 12 OTU which flew into high ground on a navigation exercise near Sidmouth. He is buried in Ford Park Cemetery. (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery, (Pennycomequick)

24 May

STEPHENS, GEORGE MAXWELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, L4977 of No 12 OTU which flew into high ground on a navigation exercise near Sidmouth. He is buried in Ford Park Cemetery. (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery, (Pennycomequick)

24 May

WIGHAM, ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, K9481 of No 12 OTU which flew into high ground on a navigation exercise near Sidmouth. He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

24 May

JACKSON, ARTHUR RAYMOND

Sgt

He was killed flying in Blenheim IV, P4907 of No 17 OTU which crashed into Tremadog Bay during a cross country navigation exercise. He is buried in Pwlheli Borough Cemetery.

24 May

SOUTH, ROY

AC2

He was killed flying in Blenheim IV, P4907 of No 17 OTU which crashed into Tremadog Bay during a cross country navigation exercise. He is buried in Adwick-le-Street Cemetery.

25 May

BLOOMER, PETER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6913 of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down near St-Inglevert.  He is buried in St Inglevert Churchyard.

25 May

GORDON, JAMES HAMILTON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6913 of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down near St-Inglevert.  He is buried in St Inglevert Churchyard.

25 May

HARRIMAN, DOUGLAS SIDNEY REEVE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6913 of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down near St-Inglevert.  He is buried in St Inglevert Churchyard.

25 May

HARDING, BENJAMIN MORGAN

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3598 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed near Abbeville on a reconnaissance mission.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery. Extension

25 May

MILLER, FRANK DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3598 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed near Abbeville on a reconnaissance mission.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery. Extension

25 May

CLEAVER, DONALD VINCENT

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8734 of No 21 Sqn, which crashed near Moorsele on a raid against the bridge at Lys.  He is buried in Moorsele Communal Cemetery.

25 May

KEATES, ARTHUR KNIGHTLEY ROLAND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8734 of No 21 Sqn, which crashed near Moorsele on a raid against the bridge at Lys.  He is buried in Moorsele Communal Cemetery.

25 May

ALEXANDER, JACK LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4920 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down in the Pas-de-Calais during a mission against lines of communications.  He is buried in Rety Communal Cemetery.

25 May

GOFFE, DENNIS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4920 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down in the Pas-de-Calais during a mission against lines of communications.  He is buried in Rety Communal Cemetery.

25 May

BENNETT, JOHN KEITH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1318 of No 49 Sqn, which is presumed to have crashed in the North Sea during a mission to attack lines of communication in the Aachen/Krefeld area.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

25 May

BUTLER, PETER SAUMAREZ

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1318 of No 49 Sqn, which is presumed to have crashed in the North Sea during a mission to attack lines of communication in the Aachen/Krefeld area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 May

HARRISON, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1318 of No 49 Sqn, which is presumed to have crashed in the North Sea during a mission to attack lines of communication in the Aachen/Krefeld area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 May

PARSONS, GEORGE RENE JOSEPH

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1318 of No 49 Sqn, which is presumed to have crashed in the North Sea during a mission to attack lines of communication in the Aachen/Krefeld area.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

25 May

BUCKLAND, FRANK EDWIN

Sgt

He was lost whilst flying Spitfire I, N3096 of No 54 Sqn, which went missing whilst escorting Swordfish aircraft to Gravelines.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 May

MAIN, GEORGE

AC2

He is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire

25 May

BAYBUTT, THOMAS

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden IL4172 PL-L of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid on lines of communication.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

25 May

SMYTH, JOHN ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden IL4172 PL-L of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid on lines of communication.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

25 May

WOODHOUSE, COLIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden IL4172 PL-L of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid on lines of communication.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

25 May

BUSHELL, JOHN MERRETT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3323 of No 151 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft, P3319 of the squadron being piloted by Flt Lt F A Ives.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 May

IVES, FREDERICK ALLEN

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3319 of No 151 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft, P3323 of the squadron being piloted by Plt Off J M Bushell.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 May

BRAY, ERNEST JAMES

AC1

He was serving with No 20 ASP and is presumed to have died at sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 May

HEARD, GWENDOLYNE MARY WAAF

ACW2

She is buried in Gateshead (Saltwell) Cemetery.

26 May

LITTLEWOOD, HAROLD GEORGE

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander I, P1685 of No 16 Sqn, which was damaged in error by a Hurricane during a supply drop to Calais and crashed on landing at Hawkinge.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

26 May

JONES, WILLIAM THOMAS

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2528 of No 17 Sqn, which was shot in combat with Do 17s and Bf 110s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 May

ADYE, CAPEL FRANCIS GOODSON

Flt Lt

He baled out of Hurricane I, P3483 of No 17 Sqn, over the Channel, but was not found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 May

IRWIN, CHARLES ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire P9305 of No 19 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 May

COOK, HORACE JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4450 of No 22 Sqn, which was lost on a minelaying operation off Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 May

JAMIESON, FREDERICK ROBERT

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4450 of No 22 Sqn, which was lost on a minelaying operation off Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 May

MACKENZIE, ALAN DUNCAN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4450 of No 22 Sqn, which was lost on a minelaying operation off Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 May

MELLOR, HARRY MANNERS MVO

Wg Cdr

He was the OC of No 22 Sqn and killed whilst flying Beaufort I, L4450, which was lost on a minelaying operation off Heligoland.   He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 May

CAMERON, JOHN STEWART

Plt Off

He was flying in Wellington IC, L7793 of No 37 Sqn, which force landed near Ostend on 26 May 1940.  It is assumed he was killed whilst being evacuated and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 May

PARKHOUSE, RAYMOND CRANMER

Sgt

He was flying in Wellington IC, L7793 of No 37 Sqn, which force landed near Ostend on 26 May 1940.  It is assumed he was killed whilst being evacuated and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 May

BAILEY, GERALD MONTAGUE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8863 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is buried in Bayenghem-les-Seninghem Churchyard.

26 May

EVANS, WILLIAM JOHN KELSALL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8863 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is buried in Bayenghem-les-Seninghem Churchyard.

26 May

GILLMORE, ALAN ARTHUR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8863 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is buried in Bayenghem-les-Seninghem Churchyard.

26 May

BROGAN, ALBERT CHARLES

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3613 of No 59 Sqn, which crashed at Dussen whilst on a reconnaissance operation.  He is buried in Warneton (Waasten) Communal Cemetery.

26 May

SCHWIND, GORDON LOUIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3613 of No 59 Sqn, which crashed at Dussen whilst on a reconnaissance operation.  He is buried in Warneton (Waasten) Communal Cemetery.

26 May

SHAW, RICHARD ERNEST

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3613 of No 59 Sqn, which crashed at Dussen whilst on a reconnaissance operation.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

26 May

WELFORD, JOHN HYLTON

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, P9437 of No 65 Sqn, when he was hit by flak and baled out, but was too low.  He is buried in Minster (Thanet) Cemetery.

26 May

SYDENHAM, FRANK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3274 'H' of No 73 Sqn, which shot down by Bf 109s whilst on patrol.  He is buried in Chuffilly-Roche Communal Cemetery.

26 May

ANDERSON, COLIN CECIL ROBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5467 of No 88 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Haraucourt.  He is buried in Haraucourt Churchyard.

26 May

BUTLER, RICHARD WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5467 of No 88 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Haraucourt.  He is buried in Haraucourt Churchyard.

26 May

WILKS, EDMUND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5467 of No 88 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Haraucourt.  He is buried in Haraucourt Churchyard.

26 May

HAYWARD, ERIC GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5514 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Ucimont during a raid on Roumont, both in Luxembourg.  He is buried in Ucimont Churchyard.

26 May

HUBBARD, WILLIAM FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5514 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Ucimont during a raid on Roumont, both in Luxembourg.  He is buried in Ucimont Churchyard.

26 May

ARMSTRONG, ERNEST PEARETH

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6956 of No 235 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Docking in Norfolk. He is buried in Stockton-on-Tees (Durham Road) Cemetery.

26 May

MURPHY, ALFRED HALL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6956 of No 235 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Docking in Norfolk. He is buried in Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard.

26 May

CUNNINGHAM, WILLIAM

Sgt

He is buried in Cramond Parish Churchyard.

26 May

LAY, WILLIAM HENRY

LAC

He was serving with No 75 Wing and died from wounds sustained during a bombing raid.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery. Extension, Rouen.

26 May

McLEAN, CHARLES MURDO

AC1

He is buried in Edinburgh Eastern Cemetery.

27 May

BOLTON, JOHN ALEXANDER

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, L6863 of No 26 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Calais.  He is buried in Calais Southern Cemetery.

27 May

DEAS, JAMES HENDERSON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, N1243 of No 26 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Calais.  He is buried in Calais Southern Cemetery.

27 May

DIXON, HERBERT DIXON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, L4782 of No 26 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Calais.  He is buried in Calais Southern Cemetery.

27 May

HOWARTH, ERNEST ELLIOT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, L6863 of No 26 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Calais.  He is buried in Calais Southern Cemetery.

27 May

McLOUGHLIN, TERENCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, N1243 of No 26 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Calais.  He is buried in Calais Southern Cemetery.

27 May

NIMMO, DANIEL MCLELLAN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, L4782 of No 26 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Calais.  He is buried in Calais Southern Cemetery.

27 May

MEARNS, DANIEL BAXTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R8735 of No 53 Sqn, which came down near Faumont.  He is buried in Faumont Churchyard.

27 May

PAYNE, ALFRED HUBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R8735 of No 53 Sqn, which came down near Faumont.  He is buried in Faumont Churchyard.

27 May

VILLIERS-TUTHILL, PERCY FREDERICK CHARLES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R8735 of No 53 Sqn, which came down near Faumont.  He is buried in Faumont Churchyard.

27 May

PEARSON, MAXWELL CHARLES

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, N3030 of No 54 Sqn, which was last seen giving chase to a Ju 88.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 May

MAHONEY, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6192 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down at Marck and lost without trace.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 May

PAISH, WILLIAM CHARLES HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6192 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down at Marck and lost without trace.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 May

WARMAN, HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6192 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down at Marck and lost without trace.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 May

RAINIER, PETER HARVEY O'CALLAGHAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2713 of No 145 Sqn, which was shot down by Ju88s and Bf 110s.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

27 May

ELSON, ALAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2723 of No 145 Sqn, which was shot down by Ju88s and Bf 110s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 May

ALEXANDER, EDWIN HOLBROW

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R3624 of No 254 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a fighter near Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 May

HAMMOND, THOMAS PAUL NOZARENO

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3624 of No 254 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a fighter near Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 May

HENRICK, BASIL ALOYSIUS JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3624 of No 254 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a fighter near Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 May

HURLEY, SQUIRE

LAC

He was serving with No 263 Sqn, and was killed in an air raid on Bardufoss.  He is buried in Harstad Cemetery.

27 May

JONES, RHYS PENRY

LAC

He was serving with No 263 Sqn, and was killed in an air raid on Bardufoss.  He is buried in Harstad Cemetery.

27 May

LEE STEERE, CHARLES AUGUSTUS

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3486 of No 601 Sqn, which was lost in combat.  He is buried in Oostkerke Communal Cemetery.

27 May

PERRY, GEORGE VIVIAN

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3423 of No 605 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter in the Calais-St Omer area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 May

MEDWAY, WILLIAM THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, L1003 of No 610 Sqn, which went missing in the Dunkirk area.  He is buried in Oostduinkerke Communal Cemetery.

27 May

MEDCALF, ALBERT RUPERT JOHN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, L1016 of No 610 Sqn, which went missing in the Dunkirk area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 May

AITKEN, ROBERT STUART

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4156 of No 16 OTU which collided with L4158 of the same unit over the Bristol Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 May

BAIRD, THOMAS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4156 of No 16 OTU which collided with L4158 of the same unit over the Bristol Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 May

DRYBURGH, NEIL GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hampden I, L4156 of No 16 OTU which collided with L4158 of the same unit over the Bristol Channel. He is buried in Edinburgh (Dean or Western) Cemetery.

27 May

NIXON, THOMAS ARTHUR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hampden I, L4158 of No 16 OTU which collided with L4156 of the same unit over the Bristol Channel. He is buried in Vale of Leven (or Bonhill) Cemetery.

27 May

SHARPE, HUGH

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4158 of No 16 OTU which collided with L4156 of the same unit over the Bristol Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 May

WHYTE, JAMES

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4158 of No 16 OTU which collided with L4156 of the same unit over the Bristol Channel. He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis

27 May

BROWN, REGINALD VICTOR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hector, K9116 of No 613 Sqn which crashed into cliffs at Dover after being hit by flak over Dunkirk.  He is buried in Sidmouth Cemetery.

27 May

DOCHERTY, HENRY

AC2

He is buried in Shenley (St Botolph) Churchyard.

27 May

DOCKING, STANLEY HOLBROOK

AC2

He died of a heart attack and is buried in Whitley Bay (Hartley South) Cemetery.

27 May

FALCONER, JAMES VICTOR PAGE

Sgt

He is was cremated at Edinburgh (Seafield) Crematorium

27 May

WHITE, CYRIL WILLIAMS

AC2

He is buried in Stone (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

27 May

WINNING, JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N6785 of No 1 CPF, which dived into the ground near Fintray in Aberdeenshire.  He is buried in Dyce Old Churchyard.

28 May

BROWN, ROY ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander, P1720 of No 16 Sqn, which failed to return from a tactical reconnaissance near Gravelines.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

28 May

CLAPHAM, WILLIAM ROY

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Lysander, P1720 of No 16 Sqn, which failed to return from a tactical reconnaissance near Gravelines.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

28 May

WATSON, PETER VINCENT

Plt Off

He was seriously wounded flying in Spitfire N3237 of No 19 Sqn on 26 May 1940, managing to bale out but died two days later.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen Actually shot down on 26 May

28 May

TWAMLEY, ARNOLD EDWARD DESMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8744 of No 21 Sqn, which was lost in an attack in the St Omer area. He is buried in De Panne Communal Cemetery.

28 May

GLENCROSS, ARTHUR ROGER

Sqn Ldr

He was flying Wellington IC, L7793 of No 37 Sqn, which force landed near Ostend on 26 May 1940.  He was drowned in the sinking of the SS Abukir by an E-boat and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

BROOKS, LEONARD JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1432 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Hirson.  He is buried in Campigneullies-les-Grandes Churchyard.

28 May

BUTLER, CHARLES HERBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1432 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Hirson.  He is buried in Campigneullies-les-Grandes Churchyard.

28 May

CHATFIELD, KENNETH CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1432 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Hirson.  He is buried in Campigneullies-les-Grandes Churchyard.

28 May

FRYER, ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1432 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Hirson.  He is buried in Campigneullies-les-Grandes Churchyard.

28 May

GEACH, TREVOR JAMES

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1432 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Hirson.  He is buried in Campigneullies-les-Grandes Churchyard.

28 May

COGMAN, WILLIAM CURWIN GAVINE

Fg Off

He was flying Whitley V, N1417 DY-B of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on 20 May 1940 near Eindhoven during a raid on Gelsenkirchen but is believed to have been drowned in the sinking of the SS Abukir.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

LANG, GEOFFREY EDWARD DFM

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9391 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed on 27 May 1940 Sqn.  He died two days later and is buried in Eperlecques Churchyard.

28 May

STONE, LAURENCE GEORGE BEAUCHAMP

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2792 'C' of No 213 Sqn, his body being found in the sea.  He was buried at sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

WINNING, EDWARD GEORGE

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3354 E of No 213 Sqn, which was lost on an escort mission to St Omer.  He is buried in Cement House Cemetery.

28 May

HILLMAN, STANLEY ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2551 of No 229 Sqn, which was lost on patrol.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

28 May

JONES, DALE FRED

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, L1746 of No 242 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s.  He is buried in Oostduinkerke Communal Cemetery.

28 May

DAISLEY, LIONEL CHARLES WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L6953 of No 264 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Wissant Communal Cemetery.

28 May

REVILL, HAROLD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L6953 of No 264 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

28 May

SCOTT, HORACE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L6959 of No 264 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

28 May

WHITEHOUSE, EDWARD HAMMOND

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L6959 of No 264 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

HATFIELD, JACK ELMER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L7007 of No 264 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

28 May

MACLEOD, ALEXANDER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L7007 of No 264 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

ADAMS, FRANCIS VICTOR

AC1

He was serving with No 3 Air Mission and was killed on board the  SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

BARRATT, EDWARD DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was serving in Brussels and was killed on board the  SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

BARRATT, FREDERICK ARTHUR

Plt Off

He was serving with No 3 Air Mission and was killed on board the  SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

BARRICK, CYRIL

AC1

He is buried in North Kelsey Cemetery.

28 May

BELLINGHAM, LESLIE HORACE

AC1

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

BURROWS, ALBERT

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 18 Sqn and was killed on board the  SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

CHURCHARD, JAMES

AC2

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

28 May

CROSS, EDGAR HILLMAN

Plt Off

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

28 May

DAVIES, IVOR LEWIS

AC1

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

DICKSON, ROBERT WILLIAM

AC1

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

FAIRWEATHER, JAMES MACGREGOR DFC

Wg Cdr

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

FROST, RUPERT CHATHAM

Plt Off

He died from injuries sustained on 27 May 1940 whilst flying in Hampden, L4158 of No 16 OTU, which collided with L4156 of the same unit over the Bristol Channel.  He is buried in Upper Heyford Cemetery.

28 May

GARDINER, HERBERT HAROLD

AC1

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

GLOVER, ALBERT

LAC

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

GURNEY, MAURICE PATRICK

Sqn Ldr

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is buried in Malo-les-Bains Communal Cemetery.

28 May

HUMPHREYS, GEORGE ELLIS

LAC

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

HUMPHREYS, WILLIAM HARTWELL

Fg Off

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

HUTCHISON, JOHN BALFOUR

AC1

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

JENKINS, JACK WILLIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7445 of No 5 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Overton in Flintshire.  He is buried in Cleethorpes Cemetery.

28 May

KEYTE, CHARLES THOMAS

Cpl

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

MACINTYRE, ALASDAIR RHODES

AC2

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

MURTON, CHARLES VICTOR

Cpl

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is buried in Dunkirk Cemetery.

28 May

NEWMAN, REGINALD WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

28 May

NORRIS, JOHN LUMLEY AuxAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7622 of No 8 SFTS, which broke up in the air over Auchenblae in Kincardineshire.  He was cremated at Darlington Crematorium

28 May

RUSSELL, JACK RONALD

LAC

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

SANDERS, ROGER MAURICE

Sqn Ldr

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

SYMONS, HUMFREY EWAN

Flt Lt

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

TOWNEND, HENRY

AC2

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

TULLY, MARTIN LEIGH

Sgt

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

WEBBER, ARTHUR ALLEN

LAC

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

WHEELER, ARTHUR

LAC

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

WHITELAM, JOHN TOM

Sgt

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

WHITEMAN, ALBERT PERCY

LAC

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

WOOLCOCK, ALBERT HENRY

Fg Off

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 May

ZECH, GEORGE LOUIS PAUL

Flt Lt

He was killed on board the SS Aboukir, which was sunk by a German MTB near the 'Noordhinder' lightship whilst returning to the UK from Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 May

AYERS, ERIC JOHN

AC2

He was serving with No 4 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in St Albans Cemetery.

29 May

MIDDLETON, WILLIAM ERIC

AC2

He was serving with No 9 Sqn and died from injuries sustained when he was shot accidentally.  He is buried in Selby Cemetery.

29 May

BANKS, NEVILLE LAVIS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L1794 of No 46 Sqn, which was shot down near Biesfjord in Norway. He is buried in Narvik New Cemetery.

29 May

LYDALL, JACK WYKEHAM

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L1816 of No 46 Sqn, which was shot down near Biesfjord in Norway. He is buried in Narvik New Cemetery.

29 May

ELLIOTT, JAMES WILFRED

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L1972 of No 56 Sqn over Dunkirk and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 May

FINLAYSON, JOSEPH ANTHONY CALAMARO

Sgt

He was wounded whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3664 of No 59 Sqn on 28 May 1940, which was shot down near Dunkirk by flak and died the following day.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 May

McDONAGH, THOMAS WILFRED

Sgt

He was wounded whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3664 of No 59 Sqn on 28 May 1940, which was shot down near Dunkirk by flak and died the following day.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 May

GEORGE, REGINALD TYRRELL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, K9832 of No 64 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 May

HACKNEY, HERBERT BRANWELL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, K9906 or N3272 of No 64 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 May

CHAPMAN, ERNEST WALTER JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2313 of No 88 Sqn, which exploded on take off from Les Grande Chappelles.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

29 May

EDWARDS, CLEMENT ALLAN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2313 of No 88 Sqn, which exploded on take off from Les Grande Chappelles.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

29 May

EVITT, HENRY GEORGE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P2313 of No 88 Sqn, which exploded on take off from Les Grande Chappelles.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

29 May

BROWNE, PATRICK EDGAR SEMPILL F M.

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2636 of No 229 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 May

HARRISON, JAMES CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2876 of No 229 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

29 May

CLOUSTON, FALCON NELSON

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3489 of No 229 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

29 May

BOOTH, ANTHONY FOSTER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9397 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 May

CROSS, RICHARD PERCY YEO

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, P6909 of No 235 Sqn, which crashed when it struck trees as it circled base shortly after take off having aborted its mission as a result of bad weather. He is buried in Herne Bay Cemetery.

29 May

ELLIOTT, DOUGLAS JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9397 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 May

MACPHAIL, IAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9401 of No 235 Sqn, which was lost on patrol. He is buried in Rams gate and St Lawrence Cemetery.

29 May

MANWARING, GEORGE ARTHUR PATRICK

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9401 of No 235 Sqn, which was lost on patrol. He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

29 May

MURPHY, DAVID BEATTY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9401 of No 235 Sqn, which was lost on patrol. He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

29 May

SCOTT, ERIC ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9397 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 May

SLOCOMBE, ALAN VICTOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, P6909 of No 235 Sqn, which crashed when it struck trees as it circled base shortly after take off having aborted its mission as a result of bad weather. He is buried in Detling (St Martin) Churchyard. Extension

29 May

JONES, EVAN JOHN

Sgt

He was lost whilst flying in Defiant I, L6957 of No 264 Sqn, which was hit by a Bf 110 and he baled out but did not survive.  He is buried in Dunkirk Cemetery.

29 May

GILES, FRANK HOWARD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5227 of No 500 Sqn which was ditched in the sea near the destroyer T61. He is buried in Ameland (Nes) General Cemetery.

29 May

JOHNSON, HERBERT WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, N5227 of No 500 Sqn which was ditched in the sea near the destroyer T61.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 May

SOPER, RUSSELL GEORGE THEOPHILUS

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5227 of No 500 Sqn which was ditched in the sea near the destroyer T61.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 May

WHEELWRIGHT, IRVINE SYME

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, N5227 of No 500 Sqn which was ditched in the sea near the destroyer T61.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 May

FRANKS, ALEXANDER LUMSDEN AFC

Sqn Ldr

He was the OC of No 610 Sqn and was shot down flying Spitfire I, N3177 'T'.  His body was washed ashore and he is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

29 May

JENKINS, PETER DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was shot down over the sea whilst flying Spitfire I, L1062 of No He managed to bale out but is presumed to have drowned and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 May

KERR, GERALD MALCOLM THEODORE

Fg Off

He was shot down whilst flying Spitfire I, L1006 'R' of No 610 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 May

WILSON, JOHN KERR

Fg Off

He was shot down whilst flying Spitfire I, N3289 of No 610 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 May

BIBBY, WILLIAM GERALD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7559 of No 8 SFTS, which collided with N7604 of the same unit.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

29 May

MAINLEY, HUGH GLYN

Sgt

He is buried in Wrexham Cemetery.

29 May

PALMER, JOHN FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7604 of No 8 SFTS, which collided with N7559 of the same unit.  He is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

29 May

PARKER, LEONARD KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7604 of No 8 SFTS, which collided with N7559 of the same unit.  He is buried in Oxford (Rose Hill) Cemetery.

29 May

ROGERS, ERIC GEORGE

Sqn Ldr

He was the OC of No 64 Sqn and was shot down in combat with Bf109s, whilst flying Spitfire I, L1052.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 May

SMITH, HAROLD SOUDEN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, P1980 of the RAF College, which crashed into wooden huts at Cranwell whilst engaged in night circuits.  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

29 May

WOOD, JACK CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7559 of No 8 SFTS, which collided with N7604 of the same unit.  He is buried in Teddington Cemetery.

30 May

ADAMS, JAMES CAMPBELL

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3162 HD-H of No 38 Sqn, which crashed at Veurne on a raid to Dixmuide.  He is buried in Veurne Communal Cemetery. Extension

30 May

BAYNES, ROY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3162 HD-H of No 38 Sqn, which crashed at Veurne on a raid to Dixmuide.  He is buried in Veurne Communal Cemetery. Extension

30 May

DOLAN, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3162 HD-H of No 38 Sqn, which crashed at Veurne on a raid to Dixmuide.  He is buried in Veurne Communal Cemetery. Extension

30 May

KNIGHT, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3162 HD-H of No 38 Sqn, which crashed at Veurne on a raid to Dixmuide.  He is buried in Veurne Communal Cemetery. Extension

30 May

ROSEWARNE, VIVIAN ALLEN WILLIAM

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3162 HD-H of No 38 Sqn, which crashed at Veurne on a raid to Dixmuide.  He is buried in Veurne Communal Cemetery. Extension

30 May

SPENCER, DENNIS DOUGLAS GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3162 HD-H of No 38 Sqn, which crashed at Veurne on a raid to Dixmuide.  He is buried in Veurne Communal Cemetery. Extension

30 May

YOUNG, JAMES CAMERON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9241 of No 99 Sqn, which ran out of fuel and was abandoned.  He is buried in New Shildon (All Saints) Churchyard.

30 May

BARTLETT, ALBERT VICTOR NORMAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7335 of No 269 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter near the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 May

HAMMOND, WILLIAM NEWELL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7335 of No 269 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter near the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 May

TOWNSEND, ALBERT ALLEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7335 of No 269 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter near the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 May

AYRE, GEORGE DESMONDE

Fg Off

He was killed flying Spitfire I, L1086 0f No 609 Sqn when he crashed in poor visibility at Great Oakley, Essex. He is buried in Northwood Cemetery.

30 May

CROOM-JOHNSON, OLIVER POWELL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7706 of No 15 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Winchester during a solo aerobatics sortie.  He is buried in Over Wallop (St Peter) Churchyard.

30 May

BIRCH, HAROLD RALPH

Sgt

A U/T pilot he was killed whilst on duty at a gun post when he was struck by a Tiger Moth (G-AESM) which was taking off, he is buried in Yatesbury (All Saints) Churchyard.

30 May

BUTLER, ROBERT EDWIN

Flt Lt

He died from a gunshot wound and was cremated at Dundee Crematorium.

30 May

MOUNTAIN, GEOFFREY MAURICE

AC2

He was serving at RAF Hednesford at the time of his death and was cremated at Leeds (Lawns Wood) Crematorium.

30 May

WRIGHT, WILLIAM JOHN

AC2

He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery.

31 May

DEARDEN, CLIFFORD HERBERT

Plt Off

He was serving with No 2 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in De Panne Communal Cemetery.

31 May

McCOY, ARTHUR O'NEIL

LAC

He was serving with No 2 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 May

SHEPLEY, GEORGE REX DFC, RAFO

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, P9127 both of No 16 Sqn, which was shot down in error over Dunkirk by Spitfires.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines War Cemetery.

31 May

BEARD, ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander I, L4793 of No 16 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 May

BIDEN, GUY WILLIAM VERNON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander I, L4793 of No 16 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 May

HARE, CHARLES JOHN FRANCIS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, P9127 both of No 16 Sqn, which was shot down in error over Dunkirk by Spitfires.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 May

BROWN, JAMES FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7791 of No 37 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Nieuport.  He is buried in Eringhem Churchyard.

31 May

WILSON, Sir ARNOLD TALBOT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7791 of No 37 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Nieuport.  He was an ex-Lt Col in the Indian Army aged 56 at the time of his death and is buried in Eringhem Churchyard.

31 May

BUTLER, LIONEL ROY

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P3584 of No 85 Sqn, which spun in having stalled whilst turning in a practice dogfight.  He was cremated at Cambridge Crematorium.

31 May

GOSSAGE, PETER LESLIE

Plt Off

He was the son of AM Sir Leslie Gossage and was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, N2536 of No 85 Sqn, which spun in having stalled whilst turning in a practice dogfight.  He is buried in Buxted (St Margaret the Queen) Churchyard.

31 May

BOYD, THOMAS

Sgt

He was shot down whilst flying Hurricane I, P3419 of No 213 Sqn and is buried in St Joris Communal Cemetery.

31 May

GRAY, WILLIAM NAPIER

Fg Off

He was shot down whilst flying Hurricane, P3361 'D' of No 213 Sqn.  His body was washed ashore on 17 Aug 1940 and he is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

31 May

JACOBS, GORDON WILLIAM EGBERT

Cpl

He was serving with No 226 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Norwich (The Rosary) Cemetery.

31 May

COLLINS, JOHN EDWARD MARTIN

Plt Off

He was shot down over Dunkirk whilst flying Hurricane I, L1982 of No 229 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 May

STEWART, GORDON MCKENZIE

Plt Off

He was shot down whilst flying Hurricane I, P2732 of No 242 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 May

COOKE, NICHOLAS GRESHAM DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Defiant I, L6975 of No 264 Sqn in combat withHe111s and Bf109s over Dunkirk.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 May

FIDLER, ALFRED

LAC

He was killed whilst flying as the W.Op/AG in Defiant I, L6968 of No 264 Sqn in combat with Bf109s off the Belgian coast. He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery.

31 May

HICKMAN, GUY LEWIS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Defiant I, L6968 of No 264 Sqn in combat with Bf109s off the Belgian coast. He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery.

31 May

JOHNSON, STANLEY BERNARD

Sgt

He was flying as W.Op/AG in Defiant L6980 of No 264 Sqn, which collided with L6961.  He baled out but was not found and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 May

LIPPETT, ALBERT DFM

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying as the W.Op/AG in Defiant I, L6975 of No 264 Sqn in combat withHe111s and Bf109s over Dunkirk.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 May

CHAMBERS, RICHARD DOUGLAS CLUTTERBUCK

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, R3389 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed when it hit trees as it, undershot on landing. He is buried in West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

31 May

DINI, ANTONIO SIMMONS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L2117 of No 605 Sqn, which made a forced landing near Folkstone. He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

31 May

GILBERT, JOHN CHARLES

Fg Off

He was shot down whilst flying Spitfire I, L1081 of No 609 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 May

JOYNT, DUDLEY PERSSE

Flt Lt

He was shot down in combat withHe111s whilst flying Spitfire I, N3202 of No 609 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 May

CHAMBERS, GRAHAM LAMBERT

Fg Off

He was shot down whilst flying Spitfire, N3274 of No 610 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 May

STURGES, LESLIE WILLIAM CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Sea Gladiator, N2268 of No 804 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Hatston.  He is buried in Kirkwall (St Olaf's) Cemetery.

31 May

CROSSMAN, THOMAS EDWARD STAFFORD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Tiger Moth II, N6590 of No 9 EFTS, which dived into the ground near Ansty.  He is buried in Buckhurst Hill (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

31 May

JACK, ROBERT HEATON

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying Master I, N7630 of No 8 SFTS, which broke up in the air near Banchory in Aberdeenshire.  He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery.

31 May

PIGOTT, WILLIAM THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Master I, N7556 of No 8 SFTS, which broke up in the air near Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire.  He is buried in North Sheen Cemetery.

31 May

RYAN, JAMES CHARLES

AC1

He was serving with No 51 Wing and was killed when HMS Bideford, the ship on which he was returning from France, was attacked by the enemy, he is buried in Kilgobbin Burial Ground.

31 May

SMYTHE, WILLIAM HENRY

AC1

He was killed when the lorry he was in was hit by Spitfire I, R6614 whilst landing and  is buried in Crompton Cemetery.

31 May

SWORD, PATRICK GRAHAM ELLIOT

AC1

He was serving with No 51 Wing and was killed when HMS Bideford, the ship on which he was returning from France, was attacked by the enemy, he is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

31 May

VYSE, ALBERT ALFRED

LAC

He is buried in Bedford Cemetery, Beds.

 

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