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Casualties - 10 - 20 July 1940


Date Name Rank Comments

10 Jul

BARBER, GEORGE HAROLD

Sgt

He was serving with No 31 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

10 Jul

JEFFERY, JOHN SAMUEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3881 TR-A of No 59 Sqn, which crashed into a power pole on Clee Hill, Shropshire. He is buried in Greenwich Cemetery.

10 Jul

LIDDLE, JAMES WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3881 TR-A of No 59 Sqn, which crashed into a power pole on Clee Hill, Shropshire. He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.

10 Jul

REX, JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R3881 TR-A of No 59 Sqn, which crashed into a power pole on Clee Hill, Shropshire. He is buried in Shawbury (St Mary) Churchyard.

10 Jul

ATKIN-BERRY, HAROLD LESLIE

Plt Off

He was a member of No 82 Sqn but was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9468 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Amiens.  He is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

10 Jul

COOK, ROBERT DONALDSON

Sgt

He was a member of No 82 Sqn but was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9468 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Amiens.  He is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

10 Jul

DREW, GEORGE THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3815 OM-T of No 107 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Amiens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Jul

HINTON, STANLEY EDWARD

Sgt

He was a member of No 82 Sqn but was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6894 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Amiens.  He is buried in Cavillon Communal Cemetery.

10 Jul

MASLIN, THOMAS WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was a member of No 82 Sqn but was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6894 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Amiens.  He is buried in Cavillon Communal Cemetery.

10 Jul

MERCER, ROY

Sgt

He was a member of No 82 Sqn but was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9468 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Amiens.  He is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille.

10 Jul

TRUSCOTT, GRANVILLE THOMAS

Sgt

He was a member of No 82 Sqn but was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6894 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Amiens.  He is buried in Cavillon Communal Cemetery.

10 Jul

WOOD, SIDNEY METCALF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3815 OM-T of No 107 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Amiens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Jul

WRAY, ERIC AUBREY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3815 OM-T of No 107 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Amiens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Jul

HIGGS, THOMAS PETER KINGSLAND

Fg Off

He was flying Hurricane I, P3671 of No 111 Sqn, when collided with a Do 17 and baled out but drowned when he came down in the sea.  He is buried in Noordwijk General Cemetery.

10 Jul

CHRISTIE, ROBERT CRAIG

Sgt

He was serving with No 224 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Gourock Cemetery.

10 Jul

CLENSHAW, IAN CHARLES COOPER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3359 of No 253 Sqn, which crashed in Lincolnshire in bad weather.  He is buried in Kelvedon (St Mary) Churchyard Extension.

10 Jul

DENT, CHRISTOPHER JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5019 of No 15 OTU, which crashed into Y Gamrhiv in Radnorshire during a night navigation exercise. He is buried in Shawbury (St Mary) Churchyard.

10 Jul

HANNAN, HUGH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5019 of No 15 OTU, which crashed into Y Gamrhiv in Radnorshire during a night navigation exercise. He is buried in Whitburn Cemetery.

10 Jul

WATSON, THOMAS COLVIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, N5019 of No 15 OTU, which crashed into Y Gamrhiv in Radnorshire during a night navigation exercise. He is buried in Shawbury (St Mary) Churchyard.

10 Jul

WILLIAMS, ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5019 of No 15 OTU, which crashed into Y Gamrhiv in Radnorshire during a night navigation exercise. He is buried in Llanguicke (St Ciwg) Churchyard.

10 Jul

DALE, VERNON

LAC

He is buried in Kirkdale (St Gregory) Churchyard.

10 Jul

GOLDSMITH-JONES, GEOFFREY DOUGLAS

Plt Off

He died from wounds sustained in an air attack on Penrhos by a Do 17 the previous day and is buried in Pwlheli Borough Cemetery.

10 Jul

LINCOLN, JOHN ALFRED

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1358 of No 1 AAS, which crashed at Great Carlton, Lincolnshire in bad weather.  Three Army officers were also killed in the crash.  He is buried in Hendon Cemetery.

10 Jul

WARD, ARTHUR ROBERT

AC2

He died from injuries sustained in 2 Jul 1940 whilst flying in Magister I, R1969 of No 15 EFTS, which crashed at Kingstown when it undershot the approach.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low.

10 Jul

WILKINSON, HARRY

AC2

He died from injuries sustained in 8 Jul 1940 whilst flying in Hudson I, N7277 of No 1 (C) OTU, which crashed on take off from Silloth.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Mount Vernon) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

11 Jul

BENNETT, BENJAMIN MICHAEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1424 GE-P of No 58 Sqn, which crashed near Antwerp raid to Leverkusan.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

11 Jul

EMMERSON, NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1424 GE-P of No 58 Sqn, which crashed near Antwerp raid to Leverkusan.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

11 Jul

HOPES, DENIS BEACH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1424 GE-P of No 58 Sqn, which crashed near Antwerp raid to Leverkusan.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

11 Jul

ISHERWOOD, LEONARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1424 GE-P of No 58 Sqn, which crashed near Antwerp raid to Leverkusan.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

11 Jul

YOUNG, FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1424 GE-P of No 58 Sqn, which crashed near Antwerp raid to Leverkusan.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

11 Jul

FRANCE, ERIC BASIL HARTLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4366 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Kessel raid to Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

11 Jul

HOSSACK, IAN MILNE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4366 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Kessel raid to Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

11 Jul

LEAMY, EDWARD DENNIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4366 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Kessel raid to Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

11 Jul

ROSE, CLARENCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4366 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Kessel raid to Wanne-Eickel.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

11 Jul

HUBBARD, WILLIAM CHARLES

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5220 of No 500 Sqn which was shot down flak after being attacked by He 111s. He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery.

11 Jul

MATHIAS, ANTHONY RONALD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, N5220 of No 500 Sqn which was shot down flak after being attacked by He 111s. He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery.

11 Jul

O'KELLY, LEO FREDERICK JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5228 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed on take off at night in poor visibility. He is buried in Detling (St Martin) Churchyard Extension.

11 Jul

SHIER, WILLIAM GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5228 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed on take off at night in poor visibility. He is buried in Detling (St Martin) Churchyard Extension.

11 Jul

WHITEHEAD, ARTHUR WILFRED ALEXANDER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, N5220 of No 500 Sqn which was shot down flak after being attacked by He 111s. He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery.

11 Jul

WILSON, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, N5228 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed on take off at night in poor visibility. He is buried in Kilmaurs Cemetery.

11 Jul

WORTON, HORACE GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5228 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed on take off at night in poor visibility. He is buried in Enfield (Hertford Road) Cemetery.

11 Jul

DIXON, FREDERICK JOHN POWELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, N2485 of No 501 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s.  He managed to bale out but drowned in the sea and is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

11 Jul

BARRAN, PHILIP HENRY

Flt Lt

He was wounded whilst flying Spitfire I, L1069 of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 but died from his wounds later that day.  He is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery.

11 Jul

MITCHELL, GORDON THOMAS MANNERS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, L1095 of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a convoy patrol.  He is buried in Willian (All Saints) Churchyard.

11 Jul

CHAPPELL, CHARLES JOHN

AC2

He was serving at RAF Tern Hill at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained and is buried in Highgate Cemetery.

11 Jul

JOHNSTON, JOHN CAMERON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Oxford II, P8927 of No 11 SFTS, which spun into the ground 3 miles NE of Shawbury.  He is buried in Glasgow Necropolis.

11 Jul

RODEN, TOM CHARLES

Flt Sgt

He is buried in Bassaleg (Bethel) Baptist Chapelyard

11 Jul

WARD, KENNETH CHARLES

AC2

He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

12 Jul

NELSON, FREDERICK (FREDDY)

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Wellesley I, K8520 of No 47 Sqn, which was shot down over the target by fighters and is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

12 Jul

JOWITT, LEONARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2557 of No 85 Sqn, which crashed into the sea following combat with a He 111.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Jul

CRAIG, JOHN WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7805 of No 149 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against naval installations at Bremen.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12 Jul

FUTCHER, JOHN VERNON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7805 of No 149 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against naval installations at Bremen.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12 Jul

HOWIE, CHARLES WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7805 of No 149 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against naval installations at Bremen.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12 Jul

ROSE, JOHN ALEXANDER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7805 of No 149 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against naval installations at Bremen.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12 Jul

SUGGETT, CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7805 of No 149 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against naval installations at Bremen.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12 Jul

TORGALSON, JOSEPH SIMON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7805 of No 149 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against naval installations at Bremen.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12 Jul

ALLEN, JAMES HENRY LESLIE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3275 of No 151 Sqn, which ditched in the sea following a combat with a Do 17 whilst on a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Jul

PHILLIPS, JAMES

AC2

He is buried in Carluke (Wilton) Cemetery.

12 Jul

HEWITT, DUNCAN ALEXANDER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3084 of No 501 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with a D0 17 during a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Jul

IRELAND, SYDNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, P9502 of No 610 Sqn, which dived into the ground during a practice combat sortie at Titsey Park in Kent.  He is buried in Knockbreda Cemetery.

12 Jul

WILLIAMS, LLEWELYN RHYS

AC1

He is buried in Bettws-Y-Coed (St Michael) Churchyard.

13 Jul

BIRCH, RAYMOND ROBERT GRENVILLE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire R6688 of No 19 Sqn, which dived into the ground when it stalled off a turn at Balsham Linton in Cambridgeshire.  He is buried in Whittlesford (SS Mary and Andrew) Churchyard.

13 Jul

BURT, CHRISTOPHER FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF, K7181 of No 30 Sqn which was shot down by fighters whilst attacking three SM 79s over the Fleet.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13 Jul

LEA, DERRYK AUSTIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF, K7181 of No 30 Sqn which was shot down by fighters whilst attacking three SM 79s over the Fleet.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13 Jul

COWSILL, JAMES ROY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2432 of No 56 Sqn, which was shot down off Calais by a Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Jul

WHITFIELD, JOSEPH JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2922 of No 56 Sqn, which was shot down off Calais by a Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Jul

EVANS, ARFON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3756 of No 82 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on Amsterdam.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

13 Jul

LEWIS, PETER HUMPHREY

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3701 of No 82 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid on Amsterdam.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Jul

NEWBERRY, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3701 of No 82 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid on Amsterdam.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Jul

RICHARDSON, HORACE WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3701 of No 82 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid on Amsterdam.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vrenenhof) Cemetery.

13 Jul

CARTER, ALAN DOUGLAS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Gladiator, L9042 of No 94 Sqn, which shot down by a CR-42 during an escort sortie to Blenheims of No 39 Sqn on a fuel dump near Assab.  He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

13 Jul

MALPASS, DAVID VINCENT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3597 of No 218 Sqn, which burst into flames when it crashed at Harrold near Bedford during a training flight.  He is buried in Pembroke Dock (Llanion) Cemetery.

13 Jul

NEWTON, TERENCE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3597 of No 218 Sqn, which burst into flames when it crashed at Harrold near Bedford during a training flight.  He is buried in Carlton (St Mary) Churchyard.

13 Jul

ROUTLEDGE, JOSEPH NEWTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3597 of No 218 Sqn, which burst into flames when it crashed at Harrold near Bedford during a training flight.  He is buried in Penrith Cemetery.

13 Jul

KENNEDY, JOHN CONNOLLY

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P2950 of No 238 Sqn, which crashed whilst avoiding power cables on its return from a patrol.  He is buried in Warmwell (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

13 Jul

WATSON-PARKER, PATRICK IAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6807 of No 610 Sqn, which crashed at Tatsfield for no apparent reason.  He is buried in Cudham (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard, Orpington

14 Jul

STRIDE, LESLIE HERBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf, N3551 PZ-E of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an oil depot at Ghent. He is buried in Eeklo Communal Cemetery.

14 Jul

CLARK, HENRY ALAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R3665 of No 59 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters and crashed just off shore near Brighton. He is buried in Boughton Monchelsea (St Peter) Churchyard.

14 Jul

CLAYTON, FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3665 of No 59 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters and crashed just off shore near Brighton. He is buried in Thorne Cemetery.

14 Jul

MORTON, DAVID DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3665 of No 59 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters and crashed just off shore near Brighton. He is buried in West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

14 Jul

CAREY, GARTH WELLS FULLER DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7231 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed at Boldon Colliery after hitting a balloon cable followed by the bomb load exploding. He is buried in Hylton (Castletown) Cemetery.

14 Jul

GENT, VICTOR GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7231 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed at Boldon Colliery after hitting a balloon cable followed by the bomb load exploding. He is buried in Middlesborough (Linthorpe) Cemetery.

14 Jul

MATTHEWS, GEORGE ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7231 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed at Boldon Colliery after hitting a balloon cable followed by the bomb load exploding. He is buried in Winlaton (St Patrick) Churchyard and Hookergate Cemetery.

14 Jul

VARTAN, PHILLIP KNOX

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7231 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed at Boldon Colliery after hitting a balloon cable followed by the bomb load exploding. He is buried in Hylton (Castletown) Cemetery.

15 Jul

KIRKBRIDE, SYDNEY CHAPMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7792 of No 37 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

15 Jul

McCAULEY, JOHN FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7792 of No 37 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

15 Jul

READ, CHARLES EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7792 of No 37 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

15 Jul

FOX, MICHAEL FREDERICK HENRY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L4820 of No 55 Sqn, which crashed when an engine caught fire at low level on the return from an attack on Gazala airfield. He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

15 Jul

KLINES, MAURICE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L4820 of No 55 Sqn, which crashed when an engine caught fire at low level on the return from an attack on Gazala airfield. He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

15 Jul

NICHOLAS, HARRY FRANCIS ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L4820 of No 55 Sqn, which crashed when an engine caught fire at low level on the return from an attack on Gazala airfield. He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

15 Jul

NIVEN, GEORGE

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Bombay, L5815 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into an escarpment south of Mersa Matrruh. He is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

15 Jul

OSBORNE, RALPH PAUL JOSEPH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Bombay, L5815 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into an escarpment south of Mersa Matrruh. He is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

15 Jul

WEBBER, KENNETH EDWARD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Bombay, L5815 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into an escarpment south of Mersa Matrruh. He is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

15 Jul

MUDIE, MICHAEL ROBERT

Plt Off

He was shot down whilst flying Hurricane I, L1584 'G' of No 615 Sqn near Dover the previous day.  Although rescued he died of his injuries and is buried in Esher (East Molesey) Cemetery.

16 Jul

FLETCHER, JAMES HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander, N1205 of No 4 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Whitby.  He is buried in Rotherham (Moorgate) Cemetery.

16 Jul

KERSHAW, JOHN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander, N1205 of No 4 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Whitby.  He was cremated at Manchester Crematorium.

16 Jul

BUNKER, ANTHONY St John

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6933 of No 18 Sqn, which probably crashed into the North Sea.  He is buried in Cement House Cemetery.

16 Jul

HARRIS, PETER RAYMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6933 of No 18 Sqn, which probably crashed into the North Sea.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

16 Jul

HATCH, JOHN FREDERICK.

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6933 of No 18 Sqn, which probably crashed into the North Sea.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

16 Jul

CLARK, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying as the air gunner in Wellesley I, L2641 of No 47 Sqn, which crashed following a collision with L2675 over Massawa, Eritrea. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

16 Jul

CROSSLAND, WALTER

LAC

He was killed whilst flying as the air gunner in Wellesley I, L2641 of No 47 Sqn, which crashed following a collision with L2675 over Massawa, Eritrea. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

16 Jul

STYLE, WILLIAM CHARLES HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst Wellesley I, L2641 of No 47 Sqn, which crashed following a collision with L2675 over Massawa, Eritrea. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

16 Jul

COWLISHAW, JOHN GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Bombay, L5848 of No 216 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a mission to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

16 Jul

GRUNDY, THOMAS ALBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Bombay, L5848 of No 216 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a mission to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

16 Jul

MURRAY, THOMAS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Bombay, L5848 of No 216 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a mission to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

16 Jul

SNOWDEN, PETER DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Bombay, L5848 of No 216 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a mission to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

16 Jul

WINSHIP, MATTHEW HETHERINGTON

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Bombay, L5848 of No 216 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a mission to Tobruk. He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

16 Jul

MAIN, ALISTAIR DAVID WILLIAMS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P2995 of No 249 Sqn, which crashed whilst taking off from Church Fenton at night following an engine failure.  He was cremated at Dundee Crematorium.

16 Jul

CARTER, RICHARD JEFFERY

Plt Off

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

16 Jul

KEEBLE, PETER GARDNER

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane, P2623 of No 261 Sqn, which was shot down by CR 42s over Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

17 Jul

HUNTER, JOHN ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3694 TR-E of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Cherbourg. He is buried in Cayeux-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery.

17 Jul

JACKSON, ALAN KINNEAR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R3694 TR-E of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Cherbourg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Jul

KINGSHOTT, REGINALD VINCENT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3694 TR-E of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Cherbourg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Jul

MIDDLEBRO', WILLIAM GEORGE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, N1301 of No 110 (RCAF) Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees during a dive bombing practice at Forest Row in Sussex.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

17 Jul

PEEL, CHARLES DAVID

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, K9916 of No 603 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Jul

ASHTON, JOHN BURROWS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Master I, N7432 of No 5 SFTS, which collided with Oxford, L4618 of the same unit.  He is buried in Harwarden (St Deiniol) Churchyard.

17 Jul

BROOKES, BRIAN STUART TODD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, L6873 of the School of Army Co-operation, which was attacked by Hurricanes whilst flying in a forbidden area and made an emergency landing at Exeter.  He is buried in Salisbury (London Road) Cemetery.

17 Jul

GRIFFITHS, DONALD LEIGH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Master I, N7432 of No 5 SFTS, which collided with Oxford, L4618 of the same unit.  He is buried in Harwarden (St Deiniol) Churchyard.

17 Jul

OSGOOD, ERIC EDWIN HEATON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, L4618 of No 5 SFTS, which collided with Master I, N7432 of the same unit.  He was flying with his brother, Ronald and they are both buried in Portsmouth (Milton) Cemetery.

17 Jul

OSGOOD, RONALD ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, L4618 of No 5 SFTS, which collided with Master I, N7432 of the same unit.  He was flying with his brother, Eric and they are both buried in Portsmouth (Milton) Cemetery.

18 Jul

EXTON, GEORGE EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3661 PZ-A of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over the Schelt Estuary. He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

18 Jul

KEETLEY, DENYS ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3661 PZ-A of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over the Schelt Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Jul

MAHONY, JOHN EDWARD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R3661 PZ-A of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over the Schelt Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Jul

DAVIES, WALTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Vildebeest, K6381 of No 100 Sqn when it dived into the ground at Pengerang, Jahore for no apparent reason. He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

18 Jul

WOODWORTH, DESMOND HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Vildebeest, K6381 of No 100 Sqn when it dived into the ground at Pengerang, Jahore for no apparent reason. He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

18 Jul

GRAY-WORCESTER, ANTHONY

Fg Off

He was returning from a patrol whilst serving with 112 Sqn, when he descended through cloud which extended to ground level and failed to recover in time. He is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

18 Jul

PATTERSON, ROBERT LAWSON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, N3451 of No 235 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Jul

REECE, LAWRENCE HUGH MURRELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3451 of No 235 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Jul

TUCKER, RONALD YEAMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3451 of No 235 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Jul

ELSDON, HARRY DONALD BUCHANAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6779 of No 236 Sqn, which was probably shot down on a photographic reconnaissance operation to Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Jul

MACKINNON, DONALD DUNCAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6639 of No 236 Sqn, which was probably shot down on an operation to Le Havre. He is buried in Villerville Communal Cemetery.

18 Jul

RIGBY, ROBERT HAROLD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L6639 of No 236 Sqn, which was probably shot down on an operation to Le Havre. He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

18 Jul

THOMAS, CHARLES RAYMOND DELAUNEY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L6779 of No 236 Sqn, which was probably shot down on a photographic reconnaissance operation to Le Havre. He is buried in Quiberville Churchyard.

18 Jul

LITCHFIELD, PETER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, P9452 DW-T of No 610 Sqn, which was shot down off Calais by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Jul

BEALE, JACK ALLEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Harvard I, N7159 of No 10 SFTS, which collided with N7158 of the same unit near Crewe.  He is buried in Finchley (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

18 Jul

CRUSH, PHILIP ANTHONY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Harvard I, N7158 of No 10 SFTS, which collided with N7159 of the same unit near Crewe.  He is buried in Oswestry General Cemetery.

18 Jul

DARBY, NORMAN WILLIAM

AC2

He is buried in Reading (Henley Road) Cemetery.

18 Jul

FLOYD, STANLEY EDWARD

Cpl

He died from a fractured skull sustained during a in a bombing raid whilst serving with No 8 SFTS at RAF Montrose whilst taxiing out in Master N7672 and is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

18 Jul

GARNER, RONALD

LAC

He is buried in Arnold Cemetery.

18 Jul

KIRKLAND, BERNARD CLIVE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, L4654 of No 5 SFTS, which dived into the sea off Little Orme.  He is buried in Hawarden (St Deiniol) Churchyard.

18 Jul

NELSON, ROY

Flt Sgt

He died from a large perforated shrapnel wound into posterior aspect of right pleural cavity sustained during a bombing raid on No 8 SFTS at RAF Montrose, whilst taxiing out with a pupil in Master N7672 and is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

18 Jul

SWEET, EUSTACE ERROL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Harvard I, N7158 of No 10 SFTS, which collided with N7159 of the same unit near Crewe.  He is buried in Cheswardine (St Swithun) Churchyard.

19 Jul

ABERY, EDWARD STANLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3842 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed near Great Massingham, when it spun out of formation during a practice flight.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

19 Jul

JONES, ARTHUR BEVAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3842 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed near Great Massingham, when it spun out of formation during a practice flight.  He was cremated at Norwich and Norfolk Crematorium

19 Jul

WEBSTER, KENNETH OSWALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3842 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed near Great Massingham, when it spun out of formation during a practice flight.  He is buried in East Raynham (St Mary) Churchyard.

19 Jul

BUCK, JAMES ALAN

Sgt

He was flying Hurricane I, P3531 of No 43 Sqn, when he was shot down off Selsey Bill.  He managed to bale out but was drowned and is buried in Stretford Cemetery.

19 Jul

WALKER, WILFRED

Plt Off

He died in Lincoln County Hospital from shrapnel wounds to the head sustained whilst flying in Hampden, P1324 of No 44 Sqn during an operational sortie.  He is buried in Oakamoor Memorial Chapelyard.

19 Jul

BLOOR, GORDON ELIJAH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6924 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid against invasion barges.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 Jul

DODD, EDWARD LAURENCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6924 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid against invasion barges.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 Jul

DUCKER, FRANCIS EDWARD ROBERT

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6924 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid against invasion barges.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 Jul

FLETCHER, FREDERICK SAMUEL RANDOLPH

AC1

He was serving with No 107 Sqn and died in the RAF Hospital, Ely in a motor accident on the way back to his unit.  He is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

19 Jul

ATKINS, FREDERICK PETER JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L7015 of No 141 Sqn, which was shot down during a convoy patrol.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

19 Jul

CROMBIE, ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L6974 of No 141 Sqn, which was shot down during a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 Jul

CURLEY, ALBERT GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L6995 of No 141 Sqn, which was shot down during a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 Jul

DONALD, IAN DAVID GRAHAME

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L7009 of No 141 Sqn, which was shot down during a convoy patrol.  He is buried in Tilford (All Saints) Churchyard.

19 Jul

HAMILTON, ARTHUR CHARLES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L7009 of No 141 Sqn, which was shot down during a convoy patrol.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

19 Jul

HOWLEY, RICHARD ALEXANDER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L6995 of No 141 Sqn, which was shot down during a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 Jul

KEMP, JOHN RICHARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L6974 of No 141 Sqn, which was shot down during a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 Jul

KIDSON, RUDAL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L7015 of No 141 Sqn, which was shot down during a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 Jul

SLATTER, DUDLEY MALINS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L7016 of No 141 Sqn, which was shot down during a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 Jul

WISE, JOHN FRANCIS

Sgt

He was flying in Defiant I L6983 of No 141 Sqn, when his aircraft was hit by enemy fighters.  He baled out but was lost, although the pilot managed to get the aircraft home and make a forced landing.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 Jul

HUGHES, FRANCIS NOEL

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, N5186 of No 15 OTU, when he collided with another aircraft in which he was in formation. He is buried in Prestayn (Coed Bell) Cemetery.

19 Jul

BARNES, GEORGE WILLIAM

Cpl

He is buried in Heckfield (St Michael) Churchyard Extension.

19 Jul

GARNER, JULIUS

AC1

He died at Lofts Farm, Cockfield, Suffolk and is buried in Lawshall (All Saints) Churchyard.

19 Jul

HOLTUM, RONALD

AC2

He is buried in Sutton (St Nicholas and All Saints) Churchyard.

20 Jul

COWELL, WALTER ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7795 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a raid to Wismar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Jul

GOTT, MERLE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7795 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a raid to Wismar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Jul

LEES, HAROLD FREDERIC ARCHDALE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7795 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a raid to Wismar.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

20 Jul

MIDDLETON, DOUGLAS DAVIDSON

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7795 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a raid to Wismar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Jul

MONYPENNY, JOHN BLACKWELL SINCLAIR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7795 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a raid to Wismar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Jul

WATSON, FRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7795 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a raid to Wismar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Jul

BULMER, GEOFFREY GORDON ROBSON

Sub Lt {A)

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, N2670 of No 32 Sqn, which shot down off Dover by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Lee-on-Solent Memorial.

20 Jul

HAWORTH, JOSEPH FREDERICK JOHN

Fg Off

He was lost whilst flying Hurricane I, P3964 of No 43 Sqn, when he baled out near the Needles.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Jul

MILLER, REGINALD TALBOT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4087 of No 44 Sqn, which shot down by flak off Jutland.  He is buried in Skagen Cemetery.

20 Jul

NIXON, PERCY DRYDEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4087 of No 44 Sqn, which shot down by flak off Jutland.  He is buried in Skagen Cemetery.

20 Jul

CURRY, STEPHEN EDWARD FREDERICK

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5007 of No 51 Sqn, which crashed near Osnabruck on raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

20 Jul

HARRIS, AUBREY JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5007 of No 51 Sqn, which crashed near Osnabruck on raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

20 Jul

LEWIS, RONALD NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5007 of No 51 Sqn, which crashed near Osnabruck on raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

20 Jul

TANSLEY, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5007 of No 51 Sqn, which crashed near Osnabruck on raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

20 Jul

CARNEGIE, DAVID STUART

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4358 of No 61 Sqn, when it was hit by flak, he baled out but he did not deploy his parachute.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

20 Jul

COCKBURN, ANDREW MCNAB

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4343 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Wilhelmshaven on a 'gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

20 Jul

TAGG, MAURICE ROY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4343 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Wilhelmshaven on a 'gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

20 Jul

WALTHO, FREDERIC STANLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4343 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Wilhelmshaven on a 'gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

20 Jul

ANDERSON, RONALD ALEXANDER JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3165 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Horst.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

20 Jul

CAMERON, EDWARD COLIN JOSEPH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3165 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Horst.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

20 Jul

CUMMING, GORDON MURRAY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3165 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Horst.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

20 Jul

OWEN, JOHN LEWIS RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3165 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Horst.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

20 Jul

WATSON, SAMUEL MILES MACKENZIE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3165 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Horst.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

20 Jul

STEPHENS, JOHN FRANK

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3738 of No 110 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea on a raid to Flushing.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Jul

WEST, JAMES VICTOR DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3738 of No 110 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea on a raid to Flushing.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Jul

POWNING, RICHARD JOHN REDFERN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Wellesley, K7789 of the Pilots Reserve and Reinforcement Pool when his wing hit the ground during a formation turn at Amriya.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery.

20 Jul

POSENER, FREDERICK HYAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, K9880 of No 152 Sqn, which was shot down off Swanage by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Jul

CORCORAN, HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1300 of No 236 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s near Cherbourg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Jul

LOCKTON, ERIC EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L1300 of No 236 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s near Cherbourg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Jul

SYLVESTER, EDMUND JOHN HILARY DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3082 of No 501 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Lyme Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Jul

BENNETT, ROBERT WILLIAM

AC1

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

20 Jul

FURSE, CHARLES WILLIAM

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying (in) Magister I, L8287 of No 13 MU which hit a building and crashed near Letchworth Gasworks.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery.

20 Jul

LODGE, STANLEY PERRY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying (in) Magister I, L8287 of No 13 MU which hit a building and crashed near Letchworth Gasworks.  He is buried in St Austell Cemetery.

 

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