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Casualties - 21 - 31 July 1940


Date Name Rank Comments

21 Jul

MUIRHEAD, GEORGE HAMILTON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3210 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

21 Jul

PHILLIPS, FRANK HERBERT EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3210 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

21 Jul

WINCH, FREDERICK JOHN BAULCH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3210 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

21 Jul

LEACH, PHILIP ALLEN

Plt Off

He was serving with No 38 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Marham (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

21 Jul

DE MANCHA, RICARDO ADRIANI

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P3973 of No 43 Sqn, which collided with a Bf 109 near the Needles.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

DINGLE, BRYAN NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4367 of No 144 Sqn, which was hit by flak on a 'gardening' sortie and was ditched 90 miles of Skegness.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

EDWARDS, DAVID HAROLD

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4367 of No 144 Sqn, which was hit by flak on a 'gardening' sortie and was ditched 90 miles of Skegness.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

GILES, ALEXANDER JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4367 of No 144 Sqn, which was hit by flak on a 'gardening' sortie and was ditched 90 miles of Skegness.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

WYLIE, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4367 of No 144 Sqn, which was hit by flak on a 'gardening' sortie and was ditched 90 miles of Skegness.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

BENNETT, LESLIE CHARLES

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N9028 of No 204 Sqn which is presumed to have been shot down by Bf 110s in the Trondheim area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

DAVIS, EDWARD SIMEON COLBECK OBE, AFC

Wg Cdr

He was the OC of No 204 Sqn and was flying Sunderland I, N9028 which is presumed to have been shot down by Bf 110s in the Trondheim area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

DIXON, DENTON PERCY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N9028 of No 204 Sqn which is presumed to have been shot down by Bf 110s in the Trondheim area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

FRAME, DENNIS JOHN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N9028 of No 204 Sqn which is presumed to have been shot down by Bf 110s in the Trondheim area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

LILLIE, WILLIAM GRAY DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N9028 of No 204 Sqn which is presumed to have been shot down by Bf 110s in the Trondheim area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

MACDONALD, GERALD EDWIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N9028 of No 204 Sqn which is presumed to have been shot down by Bf 110s in the Trondheim area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

OVENS, EDWARD WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N9028 of No 204 Sqn which is presumed to have been shot down by Bf 110s in the Trondheim area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

PAREEZER, REGINALD TONY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N9028 of No 204 Sqn which is presumed to have been shot down by Bf 110s in the Trondheim area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

PHILLIPS, FRANK DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Sunderland I, N9028 of No 204 Sqn which is presumed to have been shot down by Bf 110s in the Trondheim area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

SNEYD, ERIC

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N9028 of No 204 Sqn which is presumed to have been shot down by Bf 110s in the Trondheim area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

TRICKEY, TREVOR PERCIVAL JACK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N9028 of No 204 Sqn which is presumed to have been shot down by Bf 110s in the Trondheim area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

WHITE, JOHN ALEXANDER MCLAREN GRAY

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N9028 of No 204 Sqn which is presumed to have been shot down by Bf 110s in the Trondheim area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

COTTON, EDWIN ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7305 of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

CURRY, SAMUEL WALTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7305 of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

MIDDLETON, DENNIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7305 of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

MORRISON, VICTOR CLEMENT ROBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7305 of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

ATHER, WILLIAM LAVERICK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7242 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

CRABTREE, JOHN JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7242 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

LAMONT, ALBERT WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7242 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

MAHON, BERNARD JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7242 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Jul

PARKINSON, CECIL

Sgt

He was wounded whilst flying Hurricane I, P3766 of No 238 Sqn on 20 Jul 1940 and was rescued but died the following day.  He is buried in Stoke (St Michael) Churchyard.

21 Jul

DOWNER, ALAN RICHARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P2917 of No 263 Sqn crashed whilst attempting an emergency landing.  He is buried in Southgate Cemetery.

21 Jul

CATCHPOLE, JOSEPH ERNEST

Sgt

He is buried in Elloughton (St Mary) Churchyard Extension.

21 Jul

CLARK, CHARLES EDWARD

AC2

He is buried in Basingstoke (Worting Road) Cemetery.

21 Jul

KEMP, VICTOR ALFRED

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying Swordfish, K8369 of No 3 AACU which went missing from a reconnaissance flight near Valetta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

21 Jul

WILLANS, FRANCIS CHRISTOPHER

AC1

He was killed whilst flying Swordfish, K8369 of No 3 AACU which went missing from a reconnaissance flight near Valetta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22 Jul

BENNETT, DENIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P9205 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed doing night circuits at Honington.  He is buried in Guildford Cemetery.

22 Jul

WANKLYN, PETER RODERICK BAWTREE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P9205 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed doing night circuits at Honington.  He is buried in Harbledown (St Michael) Churchyard.

22 Jul

BURTON, NOEL HUCKMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1487 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost from a raid on Hamm and Soest.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

22 Jul

HILL, CHRISTOPHER GRIMWADE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1487 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost from a raid on Hamm and Soest.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

22 Jul

McCRORIE, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1487 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost from a raid on Hamm and Soest.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

22 Jul

MONKHOUSE, VICTOR CLARENCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1487 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost from a raid on Hamm and Soest.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

22 Jul

SULTER, JAMES ANTHONY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1487 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost from a raid on Hamm and Soest.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

22 Jul

BICKERDIKE, JOHN LAURENCE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3895 of No 85 Sqn, which crashed during low level aerobatics at Castle Camps.  He is buried in Wimbish (All Saints) Churchyard.

22 Jul

SEWELL, GEORGE AIDAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6661 of No 211 Sqn, which went missing on a raid against El Adem. He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

22 Jul

SMITH, GEORGE BARTLE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L6661 of No 211 Sqn, which went missing on a raid against El Adem.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

22 Jul

STEELE, REGINALD ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6661 of No 211 Sqn, which went missing on a raid against El Adem.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

22 Jul

TYLER, WILFRED GOLLAND

Flt Sgt

He was killed flying Blenheim IV, R3887 of No 254 Sqn, whilst making the third landing on a local solo familiarisation flight. He is buried Smethwick (Uplands) Cemetery.

22 Jul

CONSTABLE, JOHN SMITH

Cpl

He is buried in Tadcaster Cemetery.

22 Jul

GODWIN, ALFRED JOHN

AC2

He is buried in Lyneham (St Michael) Churchyard.

22 Jul

MAGASINER, ARNOLD

AC2

He is buried in East Ham (Marlow Road) Jewish Cemetery.

22 Jul

ROSS, JAMES MATHEW

LAC

He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

22 Jul

SMITH, WESLEY EARL

AC2

He is buried in Coleshill Cemetery.

23 Jul

MOBBERLEY, DAVID VIVIAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3820 of No 21 Sqn, which spun into the North Sea near Lossiemouth. He is buried in Bangor (Glanadda) Cemetery.

23 Jul

POWELL, TREVOR JACK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R3820 of No 21 Sqn, which spun into the North Sea near Lossiemouth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Jul

SMEWIN, CHARLES JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R3820 of No 21 Sqn, which spun into the North Sea near Lossiemouth. He is buried in Publow (All Saints) Churchyard.

23 Jul

CANDLISH, JAMES WILSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1472 of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Paderborn.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

23 Jul

EASTON, JOHN KERR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1472 of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Paderborn.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

23 Jul

HILL, ERIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1472 of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Paderborn.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

23 Jul

JONES, JACK BRAMWELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1472 of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Paderborn.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

23 Jul

SMITH, JOHN DIGBY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1472 of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Paderborn.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

23 Jul

HOLLAND, CHARLES JULIUS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9414 OM-Z of No 107 Sqn, which crashed in the Channel on a raid to Creil.  He was buried in Tangmere (St Andrew) Churchyard.

23 Jul

O'HENEY, WILLIAM PATRICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9414 OM-Z of No 107 Sqn, which crashed in the Channel on a raid to Creil.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Jul

WATSON, PETER GEORGE ANTHONY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9414 OM-Z of No 107 Sqn, which crashed in the Channel on a raid to Creil.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Jul

STERLING, ROBERT CARNAC

Plt Off

He was killed when Wellington T2459 of No 149 Sqn was attacked by a night fighter during a raid against troop concentrations.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery.

23 Jul

APPLEBY, WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5152 of No 269 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane P2862 on take off from Wick.  He was buried in Morpeth (SS Mary and James) Churchyard.

23 Jul

FLEMING, JAMES TAYNE TAINE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, P5152 of No 269 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane P2862 on take off from Wick. He is buried in Wick Cemetery.

23 Jul

LAND, LAWRENCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5152 of No 269 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane P2862 on take off from Wick. He is buried in Wick Cemetery.

23 Jul

PRICE, CHARLES DAVID WEAVER

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, P5152 of No 269 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane P2862 on take off from Wick. He is buried in Llanspyddid (St Cattwg) Churchyard.

23 Jul

BELL, ERIC WILFRED

Plt Off

He was killed whilst serving with No 263 Sqn but was flying Blenheim I, L1105 of No 5 OTU, which crashed on approach at Frampton Mansell, Gloucestershire during his twin engined conversion in preparation to the squadron's conversion to Whirlwinds.  He is buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery.

23 Jul

PEARSON, WILFRED HERBERT

AC2

He is buried in Grantham Cemetery.

24 Jul

COOPER-KEY, ASTON MAURICE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P2685 of No 46 Sqn, which crashed during a forced landing at Derby following an engine failure.  He is buried in Scopwick Church Burial Ground.

24 Jul

ALLEN, JOHN LAWRENCE DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6812 of No 54 Sqn, which stalled and crashed having been damaged in combat with a Bf 109.  He is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent

24 Jul

HEYWARD, CLIFFORD CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3748 of No 110 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea on a raid against enemy airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Jul

WALKER, LESLIE ALFRED NEVISON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3748 of No 110 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea on a raid against enemy airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Jul

WINBERG, ISRAEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3748 of No 110 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea on a raid against enemy airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Jul

HAMAR, JACK ROYSTON DFC

Grave stone of Jack Royston Hamar

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane P3316 of No 151 Sqn, which crashed at North Weald whilst executing a slow roll at low level.  He is buried in Knighton Cemetery.

24 Jul

RUSSELL, NORMAN

AC2

He was serving with No 938 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery.

24 Jul

EVERITT, MAURICE VIVIAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5482 of No 12 OTU, which flew into power cables during a low level navigation exercise. He is buried in Benson (or Bensington) (St Helen) Churchyard Extension.

24 Jul

MORTIMER, C G RN

Mid

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, L5482 of No 12 OTU, which flew into power cables during a low level navigation exercise. He is buried in Conisbrough Cemetery.

24 Jul

WOOD, ERIC PURDY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5482 of No 12 OTU, which flew into power cables during a low level navigation exercise. He is buried in Conisbrough Cemetery.

24 Jul

EDWARDS, ALUN

AC1

He is buried in Aberdaron (St Hywyn) New Churchyard.

25 Jul

HUNT, HARRY WALTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3836 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Ballum, Ameland. He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

25 Jul

MORIARTY, BARTHOLOMEW

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3836 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Ballum, Ameland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Jul

STARKY, DAVID BAYNTUN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R3836 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Ballum, Ameland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Jul

FINNIE, ARCHIBALD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6816 of No 54 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 on a convoy patrol.  He is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent

25 Jul

WAY, BASIL HUGH

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6707 of No 54 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 on a convoy patrol.  He is buried in Oostduinkerke Communal Cemetery.

25 Jul

HASWELL, HUGH

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf, L9473 of No 59 Sqn which was reporting missing.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Jul

MARTIN, RAYMOND BRADSHAW

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf, L9473 of No 59 Sqn which was reporting missing.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Jul

SIMPSON, DERRICK BARRIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf, L9473 of No 59 Sqn which was reporting missing.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Jul

JEFFREY, ALASTAIR JOHN OSWALD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, P9421 of No 64 Sqn, which was shot down on a convoy patrol.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

25 Jul

CULVERWELL, JOHN HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P3596 of No 87 Sqn, which dived into the ground after a night take off from Hullavington. He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

25 Jul

POWER, BRUCE ANDREW

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9275 LN-O of No 99 Sqn, which was lost on raid against North-West Germany.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

25 Jul

SELLWOOD, KENNETH REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9275 LN-O of No 99 Sqn, which was lost on raid against North-West Germany.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Jul

GIBSON, KENNETH VICTOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6174 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without trace.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Jul

PARKINSON, JACK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6174 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without trace.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Jul

SHORT, RUPERT EDWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6174 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without trace.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Jul

GOUT, GEOFFREY KENNETH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire P9493 of No 234 Sqn, which crashed into the ground during a night patrol.  He is buried in St Eval Churchyard.

25 Jul

SMITH, ANDREW THOMAS

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6693 'A' of No 610 Sqn, which stalled on the approach to Hawkinge on its return from a convoy patrol.  He is buried in Delamere (St Peter) Churchyard.

25 Jul

GOULDING, HARRY

LAC

He was serving with No 611 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in St Helens Cemetery

25 Jul

BIRD, CHARLES ALEC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P3271 of No 4 FPP, which spun in near Aston Down following a combat with a Ju 88.  He is buried in Adel (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

25 Jul

JOHNSON, GERALD JOHN LOOME

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Master I, N7690 of No 14 SFTS, which dived into the ground during a night take off from Cranfield.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery.

25 Jul

SAUNDERS, THEODORE FREDERICK

AC1

He is buried in Cirencester Cemetery.

25 Jul

SMITH, ROBERT ALEXANDER DALRYMPLE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, N1088 of No 12 MU, which crashed near Dumfries following an engine fire.  He is buried in New Kilpatrick (or Hillfoot) Cemetery.

25 Jul

TIBBLES, WILLIAM HENRY

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying Harvard I, P5901 of No 15 SFTS, which crashed into a wood at night shortly after taking off from Windrush.  He is buried in Southchurch (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

26 Jul

HORTON, LESLIE JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9469 of No 15 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Jul

McLAGGAN, ALEXANDER LIVINGSTONE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9469 of No 15 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Jul

ROBINSON, CHARLES HENRY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9469 of No 15 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

26 Jul

MULLOY, WILLIAM ARTHUR COOTE DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1321 of No 50 Sqn, which was damaged over the target.  The aircraft regained the Norfolk coast where it crashed and he is buried in Hatfield (Woodhouse) Cemetery.

26 Jul

STEWART, ANGUS LAMONT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1321 of No 50 Sqn, which was damaged over the target.  The aircraft regained the Norfolk coast where it crashed and he is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Jul

TAYLOR, THOMAS MONKS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1321 of No 50 Sqn, which was damaged over the target.  The aircraft regained the Norfolk coast where it crashed and he is buried in Thornton Garden of Rest

26 Jul

WATT, GORDON REEVES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1321 of No 50 Sqn, which was damaged over the target.  The aircraft regained the Norfolk coast where it crashed and he is buried in Romford Cemetery.

26 Jul

ROWE, GILBERT PETER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1801 of No 59 Sqn which failed to return from an operation to Cherbourg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Jul

TURNBULL, MATTHEW ROY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, T1801 of No 59 Sqn which failed to return from an operation to Cherbourg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Jul

WALLACE, DAVID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1801 of No 59 Sqn which failed to return from an operation to Cherbourg. He is buried in Criel-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery.

26 Jul

ANNAN, WILLIAM DONALD FRANCIS RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3255 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Amsterdam on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

26 Jul

BROWN, NORMAN WILSON DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3255 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Amsterdam on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

26 Jul

COLEMAN, WILLIAM HARCOURT DFC, RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3255 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Amsterdam on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

26 Jul

DOWDS, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3255 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Amsterdam on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

26 Jul

NEVILL, WILLIAM ERIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3255 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Amsterdam on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

26 Jul

POOLE, FRANK TWAIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3255 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Amsterdam on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

26 Jul

JONES, GEOFFREY WYATT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4094 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which crashed during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26 Jul

TOWNSEND, DOUGLAS GEORGE JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4094 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which crashed during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26 Jul

TWEDDELL, WILLIAM OLIVER DIGBY DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4094 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which crashed during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26 Jul

CHALONER LINDSEY, PATRICK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2753 T of No 601 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near St Catherine’s Point.  He is buried Wimereux Communal Cemetery.

26 Jul

JONES, KENNETH

AC1

He was serving with No 918 Sqn and committed suicide whilst he was on guard duty.  He is buried in Prestwich (St Margaret) Churchyard Extension.

26 Jul

BELL, GEORGE HENRY

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying Harvard I, P5901 of No 15 SFTS, which crashed into a wood at night shortly after taking off from Windrush.  He is buried in Newcastle-under-Lyme Cemetery.

26 Jul

JONES, SELWYN

LAC

He is buried in Ogmore and Garw (Blaenogwr) Cemetery.

27 Jul

BLOM, WALTER MICHAEL DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed as a result of a bomb falling from Battle I, L5528 of No 150 Sqn, and exploding as it was being prepared for a raid.  He is buried in East Bridgford (St Peter) Churchyard.

27 Jul

CANN, WALTER YPRES

LAC

He was killed as a result of a bomb falling from Battle I, L5528 of No 150 Sqn, and exploding as it was being prepared for a raid.  He is buried in Woolwich Cemetery.

27 Jul

FRANKLIN, WILLIAM HENRY JAMES BEM

Sgt

He was killed as a result of a bomb falling from Battle I, L5528 of No 150 Sqn, and exploding as it was being prepared for a raid.  He is buried in East Bridgford (St Peter) Churchyard.

27 Jul

HALL, GEORGE ARTHUR

LAC

He was killed as a result of a bomb falling from Battle I, L5528 of No 150 Sqn, and exploding as it was being prepared for a raid.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

27 Jul

SHARP, DENNIS HAROLD

Cpl

He was killed as a result of a bomb falling from Battle I, L5528 of No 150 Sqn, and exploding as it was being prepared for a raid.  He is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery.

27 Jul

STEWART, FREDERICK

AC1

He was killed as a result of a bomb falling from Battle I, L5528 of No 150 Sqn, and exploding as it was being prepared for a raid.  He is buried in East Bridgford (St Peter) Churchyard.

27 Jul

COX, PHILIP ANTHONY NEVILLE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3808 of No 501 Sqn, which was shot down over Dover by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Jul

BUCHANAN, JAMES RICHEBOURG

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, N3023 of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 off Weymouth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Jul

BARKER, ROBERT EDWARD

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle L5293 of No 7 BGS which was ditched in the sea off Porthcawl and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Jul

BARRINGER, MICHAEL ALLMAN

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Battle L5293 of No 7 BGS which was ditched in the sea off Porthcawl and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Jul

WHEELER, HAROLD RAYMOND

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Battle L5293 of No 7 BGS which was ditched in the sea off Porthcawl.  He was cremated at Bristol (Arnos Vale) Crematorium.

27 Jul

COOPER, NORMAN FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Master I, N7753 of No 5 SFTS, which flew into the ground on a night flight near Sealand.  He is buried in Luton General Cemetery.

27 Jul

MARCH, DAVID MICHAEL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hampden, P1180 of No 16 OTU, which crashed near Blackley after hitting a tree on take off.  He is buried in or cremated at Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium.

27 Jul

WIGGINS, ROY EDMUND

AC2

He is buried in Ardington (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

28 Jul

FISHER, HERBERT PAUL GREENWOOD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF, K7178 of No 30 Sqn which was shot down by CR 42s whilst escorting a Blenheim IV of No 113 Sqn on a reconnaissance mission.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

28 Jul

SWANN, IAN CHEESMAN

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF, K7178 of No 30 Sqn which was shot down by CR 42s whilst escorting a Blenheim IV of No 113 Sqn on a reconnaissance mission.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

28 Jul

YOUNG, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF, K7178 of No 30 Sqn which was shot down by CR 42s whilst escorting a Blenheim IV of No 113 Sqn on a reconnaissance mission.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

28 Jul

YOUNG, JAMES HUGH ROUMIEU

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, P9547 of No 74 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over the Goodwin Sands.  He is buried in Pihen-les-He is buried in Guines War Cemetery.

28 Jul

GOULD, ALBERT EDWARD FRANK

Sgt

He was seriously injured as the result of bomb falling from Battle I, L5528 of No 150 Sqn, and exploding the previous day.  He died from his wounds and is buried in Romsey Cemetery.

28 Jul

HAWKEN, JOHN JAMES

Sgt

He was serving with No 608 Sqn, and died in hospital, cause unknown.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

28 Jul

HAIGH, JAMES EDWARD

AC1

He was serving with No 931 Sqn, and committed suicide by cutting his throat with a razor.  He is buried in Southampton (Hollybrook) Cemetery.

28 Jul

MURTON, ROBERT

AC1

He was serving with No 951 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

28 Jul

DRISCOLL, WILLIAM ROY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N9450 of No 13 EFTS, which dived into the ground at Shiplake, Oxfordshire.  He is buried in Hove Old Cemetery.

28 Jul

JOHNS, DENYS WILLIAM GORDON

LAC

He was killed in a car accident and is buried in Ross (St Mary) Churchyard.

28 Jul

SMITH, JACK PHILIP

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N9450 of No 13 EFTS, which dived into the ground at Shiplake, Oxfordshire.  He is buried in Mangotsfield (Downend) Cemetery.

29 Jul

BARRY, JOHN JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L4817 of No 11 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the target. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

29 Jul

HARNDEN, GILBERT JOHN (JOHNNY)

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L4817 of No 11 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the target. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

29 Jul

MACKINTOSH, ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L4817 of No 11 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the target. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

29 Jul

GAMBLEN, DOUGLAS ROBERT

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, N3038 of No 41 Sqn, which was shot down over Folkestone in combat with Bf 109s and Ju 87s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Jul

CAMPBELL, KENNETH CHARLES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L1955 of No 43 Sqn when he crashed near Ashford. He is buried in Lympne (St Stephen) Churchyard.

29 Jul

MACINTYRE, JAMES GALT

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in of No 44 Sqn, which collided with a barrage balloon over Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

29 Jul

COONEY, CECIL JOHN

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3879 of No 56 Sqn, which was shot down off Dover by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Jul

MACPHERSON, KEITH DALROY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3619 UX-T of No 82 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

29 Jul

HETTLE, ROBERT MCGREGOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5584 of No 142 Sqn, which as lost without trace on a raid to Brussels.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Jul

KIRDY, MATTHEW JOHN ALEXANDER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5584 of No 142 Sqn, which as lost without trace on a raid to Brussels.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Jul

LONGCLUSE, NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5584 of No 142 Sqn, which as lost without trace on a raid to Brussels.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Jul

DUNN, FREDERICK MILES

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Wellesley I, K8524 of No 223 Sqn, when he was fatally wounded in a fighter attack during a raid on Asmara. He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

29 Jul

HANNA, ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, L5091 of No 12 OTU, which dived into the ground at Wallingford on a night flying exercise. He is buried in Aldershot Civil Cemetery.

29 Jul

ROBB, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5091 of No 12 OTU, which dived into the ground at Wallingford on a night flying exercise. He is buried in Benson (or Bensington) (St Helen) Churchyard Extension.

29 Jul

THOMSON, ROBERT CHAMPNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5091 of No 12 OTU, which dived into the ground at Wallingford on a night flying exercise. He is buried in Bawtry Cemetery.

29 Jul

BLACK, BRIAN HENRY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tutor I, K3287 of the CFS, which flew into the ground near Chilmark, Wiltshire and is buried in Upavon Cemetery.

29 Jul

MOON, GEOFFREY EDWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tutor I, K3287 of the CFS, which flew into the ground near Chilmark, Wiltshire and is buried in Upavon Cemetery.

29 Jul

TOMLINSON, RICHARD SYDNEY

AC2

He is buried in Halliwell (St Peter) Churchyard.

30 Jul

JONES, FRANCIS HERBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3764 of No 15 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Paderborn.  He is buried in Breskens (Kijkuit) General Cemetery.

30 Jul

MURPHY, PATRICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3764 of No 15 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Paderborn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Jul

PAUL, F D

Sub Lt {A)

He was shot down by Bf109s whilst flying Spitfire I, L1035 of No 64 Sqn and was badly wounded on 25 Jul 1940.  He was rescued by the Germans but died from his wounds.

30 Jul

GARDINER, GEORGE CECIL DSO

Gp Capt

He was the CO of RAF Helwan and is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

30 Jul

SCOTT, GEORGE

AC1

He is buried in Chichester Cemetery.

31 Jul

THOMPSON, JOSEPH BECKETT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L1408 of No 25 Sqn, which collided with L6722 of the same unit over the Bristol Channel. He is buried in Magheragall Church of Ireland Churchyard.

31 Jul

TOY, EDWARD JOHN

AC2

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L1408 of No 25 Sqn, which collided with L6722 of the same unit over the Bristol Channel. He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Jul

RICHARDSON, CECIL JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6722 of No 29 Sqn, which collided with L1408 of the same unit over the Bristol Channel. He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Jul

WAITE, EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L6722 of No 29 Sqn, which collided with L1408 of the same unit over the Bristol Channel. He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Jul

WARD, THOMAS ARTHUR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6722 of No 29 Sqn, which collided with L1408 of the same unit over the Bristol Channel. He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Jul

TOMLEY, SYDNEY PRYCE

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, K8829 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed into a Battle on take off and burst into flames. He is buried in Seaford Cemetery.

31 Jul

WILLIS, ARCHIBALD GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, K8829 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed into a Battle on take off and burst into flames. He is buried in Carew (St Mary) New Churchyard.

31 Jul

ELEY, FREDERICK WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, P9398 of No 74 Sqn, which was shot down on patrol by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Wrenbury (St Margaret) Churchyard.

31 Jul

GUNN, HAROLD RAYMOND

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, P9379 of No 74 Sqn, which was shot down on patrol by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

31 Jul

CAMERON, WILLIAM GRAY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7224 ZS-O of No 233 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Jul

HORAN, JAMES HENRY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7224 ZS-O of No 233 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Jul

MORGAN, SAMUEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7224 ZS-O of No 233 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Jul

PATON, BRUCE CAMPBELL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7224 ZS-O of No 233 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol. He is buried in Kristiansand Civil Cemetery.

31 Jul

DE KNEGT, A

Sgt Maj

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker T-VIIIW, AV964 of No 320 Sqn, which hit the water in the Irish Sea during a convoy patrol. 

31 Jul

DEN HOLLANDER, J C RNNAS

Lt 3rd

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker T-VIIIW, AV964 of No 320 Sqn, which hit the water in the Irish Sea during a convoy patrol. 

31 Jul

MATARE, E RNNAS

Lt 1st

He was killed whilst flying Fokker T-VIIIW, AV964 of No 320 Sqn, which hit the water in the Irish Sea during a convoy patrol. He is buried in Llanion Cemetery, Pembroke Dock.

31 Jul

RAS, J G

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker T-VIIIW, AV964 of No 320 Sqn, which hit the water in the Irish Sea during a convoy patrol. He is buried in Llanion Cemetery, Pembroke Dock.

31 Jul

BRAY, VICTOR GUY

AC1

He is buried in Kingston-upon-Thames Cemetery.

31 Jul

CALLICOTT, PERCIVAL

Cpl

He died the Royal Navy Hospital at Plymouth from natural causes and is buried in Ford Park Cemetery. (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery, (Pennycomequick).

31 Jul

CONNAUGHTON, PATRICK FRANCIS

Sqn Ldr

He is buried in Oxford (Rose Hill) Cemetery.

 

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