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Casualties - 1 - 9 July 1940


Date Name Rank Comments

1 Jul

CLARKE, PHILIP HENRY

AC1

He was serving with No 3 Sqn and died from injuries sustained whilst holding down the tail of Hurricane I, P3318 during an engine test run.  Unfortunately the chocks came loose and the aircraft ran forward into a ditch, he is buried in Wick Cemetery.

1 Jul

REED, ANDREW

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF L1376 of No 29 Sqn, which crashed after the pilot was blinded by searchlights.  He is buried in Blyth (Cowpen) Cemetery.

1 Jul

SISMAN, PETER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IF L1376 of No 29 Sqn, which crashed after he was blinded by searchlights.  He is buried in Scopwick Church Burial Ground

2 Jul

PEARCE, HAROLD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Magister I, P5947 of No 44 Sqn, which crashed into house in Bracebridge Heath after the control column became jammed by the passengers parachute during aerobatics.  He is buried in Millom (St George) Churchyard.

2 Jul

BUSH, COLIN GRAHAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Wellesley I, K7777 of No 47 Sqn, which was brought down by ground fire on an operation to Metemmeh.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

2 Jul

CRAVEN, HENRY ERIC ARCHIBALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1461 of No 58 Sqn, which crashed near Kiel during an attack on the Scharnhorst.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

2 Jul

JONES, CECIL JOHN TREVELYAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1461 of No 58 Sqn, which crashed near Kiel during an attack on the Scharnhorst.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

2 Jul

LEISHMAN, DAVID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1461 of No 58 Sqn, which crashed near Kiel during an attack on the Scharnhorst.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

2 Jul

McFARLANE, LAURENCE HERBERT

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1461 of No 58 Sqn, which crashed near Kiel during an attack on the Scharnhorst.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

2 Jul

CHESTER, HURLL FONTAYNE

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6895 UX-H of No 82 Sqn, which crashed during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Heerhugowaard (Veenhuizen) Churchyard.

2 Jul

HISTON, HERBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6895 UX-H of No 82 Sqn, which crashed during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Heerhugowaard (Veenhuizen) Churchyard.

2 Jul

McALLISTER, ROBERT JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6895 UX-H of No 82 Sqn, which crashed during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Heerhugowaard (Veenhuizen) Churchyard.

2 Jul

GANDER, OWEN SANDFORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1171 OL-P of No 83 Sqn, which shot down by flak over Kiel during an attack on the Scharnhorst.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

2 Jul

LEE, CYRIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1171 OL-P of No 83 Sqn, which shot down by flak over Kiel during an attack on the Scharnhorst.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

2 Jul

LITTLE, GEORGE ELLIOTT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 83 Sqn, which shot down by flak over Kiel during an attack on the Scharnhorst.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

2 Jul

REDMAYNE, DOUGLAS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1171 OL-P of No 83 Sqn, which shot down by flak over Kiel during an attack on the Scharnhorst.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

2 Jul

CROXON, STANLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hart Trainer, K5851 of No 9 FTS, which crashed on landing at Hullavington.  He is buried in Stivichall (or Styvechale) (St James) Churchyard.

2 Jul

DAVIES, NOEL FRANCIS LLOYD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7695 of the 14 SFTS, which crashed at Cranfield during a night take off.  He is buried in Cleethorpes Cemetery.

2 Jul

GREEN, DENNIS ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, N3852 of No 5 EFTS, which crashed after flying into power cables near Stoke.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Longton) Cemetery.

2 Jul

INGHAM, EDWARD CUNLIFFE

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L6982 of the CGS, which crashed in a forced landing at Warmwell.  He was cremated at Weymouth Crematorium.

2 Jul

SANKEY, REGINALD CHARLES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, N3852 of No 5 EFTS, which crashed after flying into power cables near Stoke.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Longton) Cemetery.

2 Jul

WELLS, FREDERICK GEORGE

Flt Sgt

He died on active service, his death being registered in Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man and is buried in Farleigh Wallop (St Andrew) Churchyard.

3 Jul

DAWSON, JOHN CLARK

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying as the W.Op/AG in Wellesley, L2652 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by an Italian fighter.  . He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

3 Jul

SODERHOLM, SAMUEL GUSTAV

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Wellesley, L2652 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by an Italian fighter.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

3 Jul

TRAYHURN, BERNARD LLOYD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in Wellesley, L2652 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by an Italian fighter.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

3 Jul

DAVIDSON, JOSEPH WILLIAM

Sgt

He was severely injured whilst flying in Wellesley I, K7777 of No 47 Sqn, which was brought down by ground fire on an operation to Metemmeh on 2 Jul 1940 and died the next day. He is buried in Keren War Cemetery.

3 Jul

WHITE, JOHN REX BURGESS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, K9928 of No 74 Sqn, which crashed after being struck by  lightning near Margate. He is buried in Highgate Cemetery.

3 Jul

JONES, THOMAS JAMES

AC2

He died on active service, his death being registered in Oxford and is buried in Abertillery (Aberbeeg) Cemetery.

3 Jul

KEYMER, FREDERICK

LAC

He was possibly serving at RAF Henlow, when he was found hanged (suicide) in his hut and is buried in Bridgewater (Wembdon Road) Cemetery, (Church Portion).

3 Jul

MORISON, RODERICK GEORGE

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, R6266 of No 15 SFTS, which collided with N4580 of the same unit whilst taking off from Chipping Norton.  He is buried in Chipping Norton Cemetery.

3 Jul

SELWYN, HAROLD MORREY

Fg Off

He was flying in Whitley V, P4974 of No 51, which collided with another aircraft over the target during a raid on Hamm.  The pilot ordered the crew to bale out but then was able to regain control and flew it back.  However, Fg Off Selwyn baled out prior to this but did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Jul

MALONEY, TERENCE JOSEPH WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3769 of No 15 Sqn, during a raid against Schipol airfield.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery.

4 Jul

MAYDON, GEORGE EDWIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8866 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Northern Germany.  He is buried in Oostvoorne Protestant Cemetery.

4 Jul

STANLEY, JESSE GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8866 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Northern Germany.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Jul

WORTHINGTON-WILMER, IVOR CHUDLEIGH BETHUNE

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8866 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Northern Germany.  He is buried in Zwartewaal General Cemetery.

4 Jul

APPERSON, ERIC THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4352 of No 44 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'gardening' mission.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Jul

BAIRD, ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4352 of No 44 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'gardening' mission.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Jul

BULL, WILLIAM SHARMAN

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4352 of No 44 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'gardening' mission.  He is buried in Norre Lyngvig Churchyard.

4 Jul

TODD, DESMOND ARTHUR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4352 of No 44 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'gardening' mission.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Jul

CARTWRIGHT, HENRY DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2619 of No 79 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Jul

BAILEY, PERCY FALLOWS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4361 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down over Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

4 Jul

GILLING, JACK HUMPHREY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4361 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down over Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

4 Jul

LANCASTER, ERIC BELL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4361 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down over Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

4 Jul

NICOL, ANDREW ISAAC JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4361 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down over Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

4 Jul

BUSHELL, KEITH STEPHEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5162 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR search off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Jul

GOLDSMITH, GEORGE HOWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7368 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR search off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Jul

HENDERSON, SELBY ROGER DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7368 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR search off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Jul

LESTER, STANLEY JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, P5162 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR search off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Jul

LEWIS, KENNETH EVERITT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5162 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR search off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Jul

MACKINNON, JAMES ELMER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, P5162 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR search off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Jul

SUMNER, GORDON CLIFTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7368 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR search off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Jul

WILLIAMSON, JOHN LINDSAY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7368 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR search off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Jul

LEWIS, EMRYS IVOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, N3294 of No 222 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Withernsea whilst flying in cloud. He is buried in Llandinorwig Churchyard.

4 Jul

MALLINSON, JAMES WILSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Harvard I, P5884 of No 10 FTS which crashed on take-off from Wollerton.  He is buried in Shipley (Nab Wood) Cemetery.

4 Jul

ROBINSON, FRED

Sgt

He was serving with No 50 Sqn when he died from injuries sustained on 29 June in a motor cycle accident when he collided with a car on the Lincoln-Grantham road and is buried in Pontefract Cemetery.

4 Jul

RUSSELL, RAYMOND JAMES

LAC

He had served with No 72 Wing in France but died on active service, his death being registered in Winchester and is buried in Pontypridd (Glyntaff) Cemetery.

5 Jul

MILNE, DOUGLAS KEITH

Plt Off

He was shot down near Rouen whilst flying either Spitfire I, P9507 or P9449 of No  64 Sqn and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Jul

HARGROVES, JOSEPH HENRY

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6140 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

5 Jul

LIVERMORE, ROBERT MARK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6140 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Jul

SMITH, EWART WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6140 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

5 Jul

TAYLOR, JOHN FREDERICK

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8529 of No 113 Sqn, when it was hit by flak whilst attacking Italian troops near Bardia.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

5 Jul

ELLICOTT, REGINALD JOHN SPURWAY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3804 of No 114 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Soest.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

5 Jul

RIMMER, GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3804 of No 114 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Soest.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

5 Jul

STEWART, ALAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3804 of No 114 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Soest.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

5 Jul

FIRMINGER, BRIAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P3703 of No 238 Sqn, which dived into the ground at West Tedworth in Wiltshire whilst attempting to avoid a hill as he emerged from cloud.  He is buried in or was cremated at Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium.

5 Jul

MILNE, GEORGE GRANT

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Tiger Moth II, N9210 of No 10 EFTS, which spun in at Manton Down in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Yatesbury (All Saints) Churchyard.

6 Jul

BALL, ALBERT RANSOME

Fg Off

He was shot down on 4 Jun 1940 whilst flying Hurricane I, L1901 of No 3 Sqn and captured but died of his wounds on this day. He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

6 Jul

MURGATROYD, ROBERT BEATTIE

Sgt

He was serving with No 9 Sqn, and was killed in action during a raid but the aircraft was able to return to base.  He is buried in Honington (All Saints) Churchyard., Suffol.

6 Jul

SEXTON, GERALD FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3170 of No 99 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to Kiel.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

6 Jul

COOK, MATTHEW

AC2

He was killed when the tent he was sleeping in was hit by Hampden L4181 which over shot on landing at Finningley during a night flying practice

6 Jul

CURRY, PATRICK JOSEPH

AC2

He was killed when the tent he was sleeping in was hit by Hampden L4181 which over shot on landing at Finningley during a night flying practice

6 Jul

HIGGS, GRANVILLE JOHN

AC2

He was killed when the tent he was sleeping in was hit by Hampden L4181 which over shot on landing at Finningley during a night flying practice

6 Jul

McVEIGH, ROBERT ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was seriously wounded in a fighter attack off the Norwegian coast whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8842 of No 254 Sqn.  The pilot put the aircraft down near HMS Cossack and all the crew were taken aboard the ship but he died from his wounds, was buried at sea and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Jul

PATTISON, VINCENT JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, P9650 of No 254 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Jul

BAKER, ALFRED ARTHUR

Cpl

He died on active service, probably in the RAF Hospital, Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury and he is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

6 Jul

BURRASTON, JACK CLARENCE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hawker Hind, K5413 of the RAF College when it crashed and fell into the River Trent near South Clifton, Nottinghamshire whilst carrying out low level aerobatics.  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

6 Jul

DREAPER, BASIL

LAC

He was serving at No 13 MU when he shot himself with a rifle and is buried in Henlow (St Mary) Churchyard.  A verdict of suicide was returned.

6 Jul

JACOBS, EDWIN CLIFFORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Henley III, L3418 of No 1 AACU, which dived into the sea off Anglesey.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Jul

LAMBERT, GEORGE ROBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3555 of No 2 School of Army Co-operation, which crashed after hitting some trees on take off.  He is buried in Andover Cemetery.

6 Jul

SOTHERAN, SHEPHERD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3555 of No 2 School of Army Co-operation, which crashed after hitting some trees on take off.  He is buried in Hartlepool West View Cemetery.

6 Jul

PARKER, RONALD HALFORD WALKER

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hawker Hind, K5413 of the RAF College when it crashed and fell into the River Trent near South Clifton, Nottinghamshire whilst carrying out low level aerobatics.  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

6 Jul

PERRY, ROBERT IVAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Henley III, L3418 of No 1 AACU, which dived into the sea off Anglesey.  He is buried in Pwlheli Borough Cemetery.

7 Jul

BAMBER, HUGH CHRISTOPHER MORRIS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV R3896 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Brugge during a reconnaissance mission.  He is buried in Brugge General Cemetery.

7 Jul

HOLDSWORTH, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV R3896 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Brugge during a reconnaissance mission.  He is buried in Brugge General Cemetery.

7 Jul

REID, GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV R3896 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Brugge during a reconnaissance mission.  He is buried in Brugge General Cemetery.

7 Jul

AITKEN, ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3236 of No 37 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

7 Jul

BALL, RALPH ALAN ANTHONY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3236 of No 37 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

7 Jul

GLEN, ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3236 of No 37 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

7 Jul

LINDSAY, DOUGLAS WEATHERALL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3236 of No 37 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

7 Jul

WATERFALL, JOHN HENRY DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3236 of No 37 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

7 Jul

BRISBANE, NORMAN JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6609 of No 65 Sqn, which shot down by a Bf 109 during a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Jul

HAYES, PATRICK SHERLOCK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, N3129 of No 65 Sqn, which shot down by a Bf 109 during a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Jul

PROUDMAN, GEORGE VICTOR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6615 of No 65 Sqn, which shot down by a Bf 109 during a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Jul

JOSLIN, JOHN DAVIES CLEMENT

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2756 of No 79 Sqn, which was shot down by Spitfires during an evening patrol.  He is buried in Buckden Cemetery.

7 Jul

HUTTON, FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4843 of No 82 Sqn, which was lost on a mission to North-West Germany.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

7 Jul

PICKERING, CHARLES WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4843 of No 82 Sqn, which was lost on a mission to North-West Germany.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

7 Jul

ROGERS, JOHN AIDAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4843 of No 82 Sqn, which was lost on a mission to North-West Germany.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

7 Jul

PROTHEROE, GRAHAM DYER

AC2

He died on active service, his death being registered in Lancaster and is buried in Morecombe and Heysham (Torrisholme) Cemetery.

7 Jul

RUSTON, JOHN

AC2

He died on active service, his death being registered in Oxford and is buried in Leeds (Hunslet New) Cemetery

7 Jul

WILSON, RICHARD HENRY

AC1

He died from coronary thrombosis, chronic bronchitis and emphysema at Aubert Road, Highbury, Islington and is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

8 Jul

EADIE, JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4390 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Nordhorn.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

8 Jul

COOKE, DESMOND

Sqn Ldr

He was the OC of No 65 Sqn and was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, K9907, which was shot down off Dover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Jul

MITCHELL, EDWARD WILLIAM

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P3461 of No 79 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters over Kent.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

8 Jul

WOOD, JOHN EDWARD RANDELL

Plt Off

He was wounded whilst flying Hurricane I, N2384 of No 79 Sqn, managing to bale out but later died of his wounds .  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

8 Jul

HALLETT, CYRIL RICHARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4066 of No 83 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Woodford (All Saints) Churchyard.

8 Jul

HOWARD, LEONARD

Sgt

He was seriously wounded whilst flying in Hampden I, L4066 of No 83 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid to Frankfurt but died very soon after the crash.  He is buried in Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

8 Jul

KINTON, BASIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4066 of No 83 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Huntingdon (Priory Road) Cemetery.

8 Jul

LAUNDERS, OLIVER HARRY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4066 of No 83 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Scampton (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

8 Jul

RAVEN, ARTHUR LIONEL BOULTBEE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, L1075 of No 610 Sqn, which was shot down off Dover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Jul

KING, FRANK SCHOFIELD

Sgt

He died on active service, his death being registered in Bathavon and is buried in Matlock (St Giles) Churchyard.

8 Jul

L'ESTRANGE, EDGAR FRANCIS JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Master I, N7539 of the CFS, which crashed in a dive on the approach to Upavon.  He is buried in Upavon Cemetery.  A member of the ATA, Elsie Davison was also killed in this incident.

9 Jul

ALEXANDER, HENRY BIRREL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, P6359 of No 3 Sqn, which crashed on taking off from Inverness.  He is buried in Dunfermline Cemetery.

9 Jul

BENNETT, LESLIE CLIVE

Wg Cdr

He was the OC of No 21 Sqn and was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R3732, which was probably shot down by fighters during a mission to Stavanger. He is buried in Lonstrup Churchyard.

9 Jul

BROWN, JOHN BARNET MATHIESON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R3876 of No 21 Sqn which was shot down by fighters on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

BURT, CHRISTOPHER JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3732 of No 21 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters during a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

DORRINGTON, JACK BRERETON

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3619 of No 21 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

DUCK, GERALD ERNEST

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8872 of No 21 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

HAMLYN, WILLIAM ARTHUR

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3822 of No 21 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

HARTLEY, WILLOUGHBY

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8872 of No 21 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

HEATH-BROWN, JOHN ALASTAIR

Plt Off

He was lost without trace whilst flying Blenheim IV, R3822 of No 21 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

MACLEY, WILLIAM DUNCAN

Plt Off

He was lost without trace whilst flying Blenheim IV, N3619 of No 21 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

MORTON, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3876 of No 21 Sqn which was shot down by fighters on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

MURRAY, JOHN DAVID WILLIAM

Flt Lt

He was lost without trace whilst flying Blenheim IV, L8872 of No 21 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

RAWSON, WILLIAM LLOYD

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3619 of No 21 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

STEVENS, CLAUDE DONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3876 of No 21 Sqn which was shot down by fighters on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

SUMMERS, ALBERT THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3732 of No 21 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters during a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

WILLIAMS, EMYR

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3822 of No 21 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

BATT, ROBERT HECTOR DFC

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8836 of No 40 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel on a reconnaissance mission to the Lisieux area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

JOHNSON, PERCIVAL ERIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8836 of No 40 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel on a reconnaissance mission to the Lisieux area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

SPENCER, ALAN DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8836 of No 40 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel on a reconnaissance mission to the Lisieux area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

EVERSHED, SYDNEY JOHN ANTHONY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, L1093 of No 54 Sqn, which was shot down off Dover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

GARTON, JACK WALLACE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, R6705 of No 54 Sqn, which was shot down near Manston.  He is buried in Margate Cemetery.

9 Jul

ANDREW, JOHN GORDON

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3750 of No 57 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

HOPKINSON, RICHARD ADRIAN

Fg Off

He was lost without trace whilst flying Blenheim IV, R3750 of No 57 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

JERVIS, TERENCE JAMES

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3847 of No 57 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

MILES, GEORGE ALFRED

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3750 of No 57 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

MILLS, FRANK GEORGE

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying Blenheim IV, R3847 of No 57 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

NEWCOMBE, SYDNEY JAMES

Sgt

He was lost without trace whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3847 of No 57 Sqn on a mission to Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

FALCONER, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3637 of No 59 Sqn, which blew up near Cardiff at night.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

HOPKIN, ALAN DUNN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R3637 of No 59 Sqn, which blew up near Cardiff at night.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

ROWLES, THOMAS JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3637 of No 59 Sqn, which blew up near Cardiff at night.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

BELDERSON, JOHN BUCHANAN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N6133 ZM-Y of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

CLARK, PETER

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N6133 ZM-Y of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

HAMMOND, RONALD HARRY FRANK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N6133 ZM-Y of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

HARRY, DAVID MARWOOD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Sunderland I, N6133 ZM-Y of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

HINDLE, JOHN FREDERICK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N6133 ZM-Y of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

JARVIS, MELVILLE JOHN ERNEST

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N6133 ZM-Y of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

LANE, JOSEPH HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N6133 ZM-Y of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

MIDDLETON, JOHN DEREK

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Sunderland I, N6133 ZM-Y of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

SEEDS, JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N6133 ZM-Y of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

WORTHINGTON, LAURIE EDGAR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N6133 ZM-Y of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

BUCHANAN, ROBERT MUNRO

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7377 ZS-J of No 233 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a fight whilst on patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

EWING, LORIS JARDINE ERNEST

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7377 ZS-J of No 233 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a fight whilst on patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

IRELAND, ROBERT GLENDAY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7377 ZS-J of No 233 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a fight whilst on patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

SINCLAIR, DONALD CLIFFORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7377 ZS-J of No 233 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a fight whilst on patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

HAY-DRUMMOND-HAY, PETER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6637 'Q' of No 609 Sqn, which was shot over Portland by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Jul

BUTCHER, SIDNEY

AC1

He was serving at AHQ Egypt at the time of his death.  He was serving with AHQ Egypt when he died on active service and is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

9 Jul

PAGE, BRIAN PETER HOSEGOOD

Fg Off

He was killed during a bombing raid by an enemy aircraft on the ranges at Hell's Mouth.  He is buried in Sutton Cemetery.

9 Jul

PARR, GERALD JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Oxford II, P1890 of No 15 SFTS, which collided with Oxford I, N6326 of the same unit near Charlbury.  He is buried in Sutton Cemetery.

9 Jul

STOREY, HERBERT STANLEY

AC2

He died on active service, probably in the RAF Hospital, Uxbridge as his death is registered in Uxbridge and he is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery.  His unit his shown as No 2 Wing but this was a Middle East unit disbanding in Septembner 1939, but could have been No 2 Wing of a training school.

9 Jul

SWALWELL, ANTHONY

LAC

He died on active service, his death being registered in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and is buried in Wigan Cemetery.

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