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Casualties - 1 - 10 August 1940


Date Name Rank Comments

1 Aug

LONG, BRIAN CONWAY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5568 of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a British night fighter on a raid against invasion barges.  He is buried in Binbrook (St Mary) Churchyard.

1 Aug

MOSS, BRIAN ELWYN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5568 of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a British night fighter on a raid against invasion barges.  He is buried in Binbrook (St Mary) Churchyard.

1 Aug

RADLEY, THOMAS JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5568 of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a British night fighter on a raid against invasion barges.  He is buried in Binbrook (St Mary) Churchyard.

1 Aug

BAILEY, ALFRED

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Vildebeest IV, K6408 of the TDU during a torpedo dropping demonstration, he stalled into the sea near Ryde Pier.  He is buried in Gosport (Ann's Hill) Cemetery.

1 Aug

FARMER, EDWARD DERYCK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4085 of No 44 Sqn, which ditched in Cardigan Bay having overflown southern England on its return from a 'gardening' operation.  He is buried in Waddington (St Michael) Churchyard.

1 Aug

WOOD, CYRIL EDWARD THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4085 of No 44 Sqn, which ditched in Cardigan Bay having overflown southern England on its return from a 'gardening' operation.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

1 Aug

BELL, BRIAN STALLARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4383 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea off Flamborough Head returning from a 'gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery.

1 Aug

EVANS, CHRISTOPHER DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4383 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea off Flamborough Head returning from a 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Aug

MILLER, WILLIAM ELLIOTT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4383 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea off Flamborough Head returning from a 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Aug

TAILFORD, DONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4383 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea off Flamborough Head returning from a 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Aug

DAVIS, DAVID HENRY AFM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L8792 of No 59 Sqn which failed to return from a raid on Cherbourg. He is buried in St Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery.

1 Aug

MORGAN-WELD-SMITH, REGINALD GILBERT SQUAREY

Wg Cdr

He was the OC of No 59 Sqn and was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L8792 which failed to return from a raid on Cherbourg. He is buried in St Pierre-en-Port Communal Cemetery.

1 Aug

PRYDE, PETER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L8792 of No 59 Sqn which failed to return from a raid on Cherbourg. He is buried in Veules-les-Roses Communal Cemetery.

1 Aug

BARROW, VICTOR ST GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3898 of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a raid on Hamstede airfield.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery.

1 Aug

GOODE, JOHN DOUGLAS

Plt Off

He was died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3898 of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a raid on Hamstede airfield.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery.

1 Aug

WILL, ERNEST ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3898 of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a raid on Hamstede airfield.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery.

1 Aug

KESTIN, IAN HERBERT RNVR

Sub Lt {A)

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3155 of No 145 Sqn, which was shot down by an Hs 126 near Hastings.  He is commemorated on t e Lee-on-Solent Memorial

1 Aug

DREW, PETER EDWARD

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, N3601 of No 236 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against Cherbourg airfield. He is buried in Biville Churchyard.

1 Aug

HEAD, FREDERICK ARTHUR PERCY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R2774 of No 236 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against Cherbourg airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Aug

McDONOUGH, BRYAN MARTIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R2774 of No 236 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against Cherbourg airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Aug

NOKES-COOPER, BENJAMIN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3601 of No 236 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against Cherbourg airfield. He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

1 Aug

BAKER, SYDNEY NEVIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hereford I, L6067 of No 16 OTU, which crashed near Bicester after an engine failure whilst on a low level exercise. He is buried in Dordon (St Leonard) Churchyard.

1 Aug

DAY, OSWALD GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hereford I, L6067 of No 16 OTU, which crashed near Bicester after an engine failure whilst on a low level exercise. He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery.

1 Aug

RHODES, GEORGE WILLIAM

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Hereford I, L6067 of No 16 OTU, which crashed near Bicester after an engine failure whilst on a low level exercise. He is buried in Sheffield (Crookes) Cemetery.

1 Aug

THEVENARD, GEORGE HOLLAND

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hereford I, L6067 of No 16 OTU, which crashed near Bicester after an engine failure whilst on a low level exercise. He is buried in Middleton Stoney (All Saints) Churchyard.

1 Aug

DEFOSSE, LEON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L1308 of No 5 OTU when he stalled on approach to Aston Down at night.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

1 Aug

KINGDON, GEORGE BODLEY

Lt Cdr

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, K9879 of the Photographic Reconnaissance Unit which crashed near Crewkerne during a high altitude cross-country training flight. He is buried in Weston Mill Cemetery, Plymouth.

1 Aug

DE FOSSE, L

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L1308 of No 5 OTU, which crashed on a night approach to Aston Down.

1 Aug

WILLIAMS, THOMAS HENRY

AC2

He is buried in Woodchurch (Holy Cross) Churchyard, Birkenhead.

2 Aug

DAVIS, ROYSTON SYDNEY

LAC

He sustained serious injuries from which he died whilst flying in Lysander II, R2032 of No 4 Sqn, which hit a wall in a forced landing at Cockermouth the previous day.  He is buried in Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery.

2 Aug

BARRETT, WARREN SEYMOUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9422 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on enemy airfields.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery.

2 Aug

BRYANT, KENNETH ROY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9422 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on enemy airfields.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery.

2 Aug

DAVIES, JOHN HAROLD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9422 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on enemy airfields.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery.

2 Aug

CLOSE, JAMES REUBEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf, N3587 of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down during an ASR search near Cherbourg. He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

2 Aug

DREW, DERYCK ALLNUTT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IVf, N3587 of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down during an ASR search near Cherbourg. He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

2 Aug

HERBERT, ARTHUR GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf, N3587 of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down during an ASR search near Cherbourg. He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

2 Aug

SAWYER, HENRY CECIL

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6799 of No 65 Sqn, which crashed as it took off from Rochford.  He is buried or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

2 Aug

BEALES, REX

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4376 OL-E of No 83 Sqn, which returned early from a raid on Hannover and crashed near Scampton.  He is buried in Biscot (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

2 Aug

BOWMER, HARRY ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was serving with No 83 Sqn and died as the result of a fractured skull in the Lincoln County Hospital.  He is buried in Scampton (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

2 Aug

CLARKE, EDWARD JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4376 OL-E of No 83 Sqn, which returned early from a raid on Hannover and crashed near Scampton.  He is buried in Abney Park Cemetery.

2 Aug

ALLSUP, CHARLES JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7314 of No 220 Sqn, which flew into power cables near Maltby in Yorkshire with the bomb load exploding in the crash. He is buried in Sanderstead (All Saints) Churchyard.

2 Aug

SHEAHAN, HAROLD WENTWORTH AYLWARD DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7314 of No 220 Sqn, which flew into power cables near Maltby in Yorkshire with the bomb load exploding in the crash. He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

2 Aug

SMITH, SYDNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7314 of No 220 Sqn, which flew into power cables near Maltby in Yorkshire with the bomb load exploding in the crash. He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

2 Aug

WHITE, HOWARD PERCIVAL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7314 of No 220 Sqn, which flew into power cables near Maltby in Yorkshire with the bomb load exploding in the crash. He is buried in Doullens Communal Cemetery.

2 Aug

SHUTTLEWORTH, RICHARD ORMONDE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, L4971 of No 12 OTU, which crashed at Ewelme during a solo night flying practice. He is buried in Old Warden (St Leonard) Churchyard.  The Shuttleworth Collection was established by him at Old Warden before the war and was maintained post war in his memory.

2 Aug

TIMEWELL, THOMAS REGINALD

Sgt

He died from a perforated gastric ulcer in the Royal Naval Hospital Plymouth and is buried in Ford Park Cemetery. (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery, (Pennycomequick).

3 Aug

BRAMS, GERALD CHARLESBETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5433 of No 103 Sqn, which collided with trees on the approach to Cottesmore.  He is buried in Hendon Cemetery.

3 Aug

CROFT, JACK MILLEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3202 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off Rottum on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Aug

DEMPSEY, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3202 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off Rottum on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Delfzijl General Cemetery.

3 Aug

GERRY, REGINALD TORRANCE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3202 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off Rottum on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Oldbroek General Cemetery.

3 Aug

PRYOR, RONALD WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3202 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off Rottum on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Uithuizen General Cemetery.

3 Aug

RUFFELL-HAZELL, RICHARD JAMES DFM

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3202 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off Rottum on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Aug

WILDE, SIDNEY JOHN SCOTT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3202 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off Rottum on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Delfzijl General Cemetery.

3 Aug

EVANS, OWEN PRYS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9239 XD-N of No 139 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel on a raid against enemy airfields.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

3 Aug

SPENCER, DOUGLAS FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9239 XD-N of No 139 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel on a raid against enemy airfields.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

3 Aug

TEDDER, ARTHUR RICHARD BRIAN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9239 XD-N of No 139 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel on a raid against enemy airfields.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

3 Aug

GANNON, BENJAMIN PETER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, T9282 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Aug

GILBERT, JOHN ALLAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, T9282 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Aug

JOHNSTON, WILLIAM LOGAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9282 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Aug

SWINSON, PATRICK WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9282 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Aug

GRIEVE, ERNEST WALTER RALPH

Sgt

He is buried in Over Wallop (St Peter) Churchyard.

3 Aug

MITCHLEY, ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, P1821 of No 3 SFTS, which collided with P1955 of the same unit near South Cerney.  He is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery.

3 Aug

SWAINGER, GERALD CAMPBELL

LAC

He is buried in Norbury (St Thomas) Churchyard.

4 Aug

BEARD, HAROLD NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3771 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed during a fighter affiliation exercise near Whitchurch.  He is buried in Blackpool Cemetery.

4 Aug

HOHNEN, MICHAEL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3771 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed during a fighter affiliation exercise near Whitchurch.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

4 Aug

SUTHERLAND, IAN WELSH

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3771 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed during a fighter affiliation exercise near Whitchurch.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

4 Aug

WATSON, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3771 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed during a fighter affiliation exercise near Whitchurch.  He is buried in Ballingry Cemetery.

4 Aug

CORBETT, HUGH CHRISTOPHER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9475 of No 53 Sqn, which was reported missing. His body was washed ashore in Holland and is buried in Schoorl General Cemetery.

4 Aug

CRANE, KENNETH WALTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9475 of No 53 Sqn, which was reported missing. His body was washed ashore in Holland and is buried in Schoorl General Cemetery.

4 Aug

RIDDINGTON, SYDNEY ERIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9475 of No 53 Sqn, which was reported missing.  His body must have been washed ashore in the UK as he is buried in Thurmaston Cemetery.

4 Aug

COLLETT, WILFRED IRA

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3176 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed landed near Barton Mills, Suffolk returning from a raid on Horst.  He is buried in Feltwell (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

4 Aug

REW, KENNETH GEORGE RUSSELL

Sgt

He was killed when he was shot down by CR42s whilst flying Gloster Gladiator, L8009 of No 80 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

4 Aug

DUFFY, PHILLIP PAUL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5113 of No 142 Sqn, which crashed near Bicester on a training exercise.  He is buried in Ramsey Cemetery.

4 Aug

MASTERS, HAROLD EMMANUEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5113 of No 142 Sqn, which crashed near Bicester on a training exercise.  He is buried in Yarlington (St Mary) Churchyard.

4 Aug

TREMEER, FREDERICK JETHRO

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5113 of No 142 Sqn, which crashed near Bicester on a training exercise.  He is buried in New Alresford (St John The Baptist) Churchyard Extension.

4 Aug

WALSH, JOHN PATRICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, N3271 of No 616 Sqn, which crashed when it entered a spin during combat training.  He is buried in Harrow Cemetery.

4 Aug

LLEWELLYN, CHARLES GORDON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hampden I, P4294 of No 16 OTU, which stalled on approach to Upper Heyford during night circuits. He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

4 Aug

BISHOP, KENNETH GORDON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, L8348 of No 16 Gp CF, which crashed following an overshoot at Liton near Chatham.  He is buried in Leek Cemetery.

4 Aug

RADBONE, JAMES WHALEY

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, L8348 of No 16 Gp CF, which crashed following an overshoot at Liton near Chatham.  He was cremated at Charing (Kent County) Crematorium

5 Aug

FELSTEAD, ROY KINGSLEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L8375 of No 8 Sqn, which was shot down over the target by CR 32s.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

5 Aug

MITCHELL, TOM MCKENZIE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8375 of No 8 Sqn, which was shot down over the target by CR 32s.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

5 Aug

WRIGHT, AUBREY DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8375 of No 8 Sqn, which was shot down over the target by CR 32s.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

5 Aug

McCRORY, GEORGE HUGH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4357 of No 61 Sqn, which suffered an engine failure during an air firing practice and crashed into the North Sea off Skipsea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Aug

ISAAC, LEWIS REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, L1029 of No 64 Sqn, which shot down off Folkestone by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Aug

MALLARD, JAMES WILLIAM

Sgt

He was severely injured whilst flying in Battle I, L5433 of No 103 Sqn, which collided with trees on the approach to Cottesmore on 3 Aug 1940.  He died two days later and is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

5 Aug

HULL, FREDERICK HERBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5133 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed after stalling in a steep turn at Syderstone in Norfolk. He is buried in Solihull Cemetery.

5 Aug

KEAN, RAYMOND THOMAS DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, P5133 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed after stalling in a steep turn at Syderstone in Norfolk. He is buried in New Hunstanton Cemetery.

5 Aug

MANNION, DENNIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5133 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed after stalling in a steep turn at Syderstone in Norfolk. He is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery.

5 Aug

RUSTOM, ROBIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, P5133 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed after stalling in a steep turn at Syderstone in Norfolk. He is buried in Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard.

5 Aug

PRESTON, ALBERT EDWARD

AC1

He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery.

5 Aug

ARUP, PETER DAHL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, L4264 of No 15 OTU which stalled in the circuit at Harwell.  He was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium

5 Aug

LESTER, ERIC JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Wellington I, L4264 of No 15 OTU which stalled in the circuit at Harwell. He is buried in Harwell Cemetery.

5 Aug

REES, JOHN LLEWELYN

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Wellington I, L4264 of No 15 OTU which stalled in the circuit at Harwell. He is buried in Arthog (St Catherine) Churchyard.

5 Aug

THOMPSON, STANLEY

Plt Off

He is buried in Maidenhead Cemetery.

6 Aug

BRITTON, HENRY WILFRED ARTHUR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, N2456 of No 17 Sqn, which sun in at Debden during an air test.  He is buried in Wimbish (All Saints) Churchyard.

6 Aug

BATHO, REGINALD FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4377 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

JENNINGS, ROBERT JAMES DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4377 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

JONES, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4377 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

LINDSAY, JAMES FENTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4377 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

JONES, COLIN JAMES CAMPBELL

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N9025 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by CR 42s over the Mediterranean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

6 Aug

FISHER, ARTHUR VIVIAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, L4943 of No 12 OTU which crashed out of control at night during a solo practice. He is buried in Benson (or Bensington) (St Helen) Churchyard Extension.

6 Aug

FETHERSTON, ALAN JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hereford I, L6053 of No 16 OTU, when he stalled on his approach to Upper Heyford, during his first solo on type. He is buried in Middleton Stoney (All Saints) Churchyard.

6 Aug

BAILEY, RONALD DOUGLAS (RON)

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I,  L4853 of No  2 School of Army Co-operation, which crashed on take off from Andover.  He is buried in Warwick Cemetery.

6 Aug

COLLS, WILLIAM LOGAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, R6332 of No 3 SFTS, which dived into the ground shortly after take off from Bibury.  He is buried in South Cerney (All Hallows) Churchyard.

6 Aug

LLOYD, LEWIS PRICE

AC2

His death was registered in Devizes but the cause as not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Whitchurch (St Dubricius) Churchyard.

6 Aug

WADHAM, NICHOLAS WYNDHAM

Sqn Ldr

He appears to have died four days after his wife and was cremated at Cambridge Crematorium

6 Aug

YOUNG, DONALD JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Oxford, P1869 of No 15 SFTS, which crashed on take off from Windrush.  He was cremated at Aberdeen Crematorium

7 Aug

WILSON, HENRY HUMPHREY

Sgt

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3602 of No 53 Sqn when it was damaged by a Bf 109 on 6 Jun 1940.  He is buried in Childwall (All Saints) Churchyard.

7 Aug

DALGRESS, ARTHUR STUART

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4187 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Owston Ferry possibly as a result of the pilot being blinded by searchlights during a training sortie.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery.

7 Aug

GOLDSMITH, WILLIAM CLAUDE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4187 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Owston Ferry possibly as a result of the pilot being blinded by searchlights during a training sortie.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery.

7 Aug

MILLS, DAVID KINNAIRD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4187 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Owston Ferry possibly as a result of the pilot being blinded by searchlights during a training sortie.  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension.  Shown on the CWGC site as No 106 Sqn.

7 Aug

WILSON, ROY FLEMING

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4187 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Owston Ferry possibly as a result of the pilot being blinded by searchlights during a training sortie.  He is buried in Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery.

7 Aug

FORBES, ROY BRUCE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7282 of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter off the coast of Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Aug

GRANT, STEPHEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7282 of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter off the coast of Norway. He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

7 Aug

OLIVER, JOHN MORGAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7282 of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter off the coast of Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Aug

TENNANT, GEORGE DAVID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7282 of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter off the coast of Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Aug

SMITH, ROBERT ARCHER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6696 of No 616 Sqn, which crashed near Leconfield during a night flying practice.  He is buried in Leconfield (St Catherine) Churchyard.

7 Aug

ALVES, DENNIS FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4902 of No 17 OTU, which crashed near Newport Pagnell. He is buried in Bury Cemetery, Huntingdonshire

7 Aug

GIBBS, DAVID ALLEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4902 of No 17 OTU, which crashed near Newport Pagnell. He is buried in Paignton Cemetery.

7 Aug

MORTIMER, EDWARD PATRICK

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, P4902 of No 17 OTU, which crashed near Newport Pagnell. He is buried in Bury Cemetery, Huntingdonshire

8 Aug

LAND, VICTOR ROBERT THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9472 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on enemy airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Aug

PARVIN, FREDERICK FINKILL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9472 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on enemy airfields.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery.

8 Aug

SAVILLE, JACK HERBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9472 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on enemy airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Aug

CARDNELL, CHARLES FREDERICK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF, L1448 'K' of No 23 Sqn, which crashed near Peterborough on a night patrol.  He is buried in Highgate Cemetery.

8 Aug

STEPHENS, CYRIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF, L1448 'K' of No 23 Sqn, which crashed near Peterborough on a night patrol.  He is buried in Coychurch (St Crallo) Churchyard.

8 Aug

CRUTTENDEN, JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3781 of No 43 Sqn, which was shot down off the Isle of Wight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Aug

OELOFSE, JOHANNES ROELOF STEPHANUS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3468 of No 43 Sqn, which was shot down off the Isle of Wight.  He was buried in Tangmere (St Andrew) Churchyard.

8 Aug

BEAUMONT, BARRINGTON WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf, N3590 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance flight to Cherbourg. He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

8 Aug

CHOULTON, GEORGE HOWEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf, N3590 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance flight to Cherbourg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Aug

DAVIS, HENRY LAWRENCE NEWSOM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IVf, N3590 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance flight to Cherbourg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Aug

KIRTON, DAVID IAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, K9911 of No 65 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s over Manston.  He is buried in Dover (St James's) Cemetery.

8 Aug

PHILLIPS, NORMAN TAYLOR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, K9905 of No 65 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s over Manston.  He is buried in Chatham Cemetery.

8 Aug

VAUGHAN, TREVOR MARTYN

Flt Sgt

He was flying a Gladiator of No 80 Sqn and probably shot down by CR 42s during an offensive patrol near El Gobi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

8 Aug

BAKER, ERIC DEBNAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3381 of No 145 Sqn, which was shot down off the Isle of Wight by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Aug

KAY-SHUTTLEWORTH, RICHARD UGHTRED PAUL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3163 of No 145 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with Ju 87s and Bf 110s off the Isle of Wight.  He served as R U P Shuttleworth and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Aug

SEARS, LIONEL ARGENT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2955 of No 145 Sqn, which was shot down off the Isle of Wight by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Aug

SMITH, FRANCIS ALAN

Sub Lt {A)

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3545 of No 145 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with Ju 87s and Bf 110s off the Isle of Wight.  He is commemorated on the Lee-on-Solent Memorial.

8 Aug

WAKEHAM, ERNEST CECIL JOHN DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2957 of No 145 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with Ju 87s and Bf 110s off the Isle of Wight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Aug

MACCAW, DEREK CHARLES

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3617 of No 238 Sqn, which was shot down off the Isle of Wight by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Senneville-sur-Fecamp Churchyard.

8 Aug

TURNER, DONALD ERIC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3823 of No 238 Sqn, which was shot down off the Isle of Wight by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Aug

D'ARCY-IRVINE, BRIAN WILLIAM JESSE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3058 of No 257 Sqn, which was shot down over the Channel whilst on patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Aug

HALL, NOEL MUDIE AFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2981 of No 257 Sqn, which was shot down over the Channel whilst on patrol.  He is buried in Criel-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery.

8 Aug

SMITH, KENNETH BARTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, R4094 of No 257 Sqn, which was shot down over the Channel whilst on patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Aug

DOMINIK PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5597 of No 301 Sqn, which crashed near Bramcote during a night training flight.

8 Aug

FENGLER, D PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5597 of No 301 Sqn, which crashed near Bramcote during a night training flight.

8 Aug

GRICE, DENNIS NEVE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF L8665 'A' of No 600 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Ramsgate.  He was cremated in Charing (Kent County) Crematorium

8 Aug

KEAST, FRANCIS JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF L8665 'A' of No 600 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Ramsgate.  He is buried in Whitstable Cemetery.

8 Aug

WARREN, JOHN BENJAMIN WILLIAM

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF L8665 'A' of No 600 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Ramsgate.  He is buried in Calais Southern Cemetery.

8 Aug

STEWART, DAVID

AC2

He was serving with No 928 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Kingoldrum Churchyard.

8 Aug

ADAMS, EDWARD CYRIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7714 of No 5 SFTS, which crashed on a night take off from Cranage, he is buried in Aylesford Cemetery.

8 Aug

ANTHONY, CRAWFORD

LAC

He was serving with No 5 SFTS at RAF Sealand and was killed in a road traffic accident when he was hit by a lorry on the Arterial Road, Shotwick, he is buried in Carrickfergus (Victoria) Cemetery.

8 Aug

BULL, CECIL HALFORD

Flt Lt

He is buried in Monkton (St David) Churchyard.

8 Aug

MITCHELL, JOHN PATRICK D'ARLEY

Sgt

He died at Ilkley from an illness contracted on active service and is buried in Thorpe Bassett (All Saints) Churchyard.

8 Aug

MOTION, DONALD GRAHAM

Wg Cdr

He is buried in Leigh (St Bartholomew) Churchyard.

8 Aug

WHEELER, RAYMOND CLIVE (RAY)

AC1

He died from injuries sustained when his High Speed Launch (HSL 116) was attacked off the Isle of Wight and is buried in Fawley (All Saints) Churchyard.

9 Aug

PIRIE, HERBERT GEORGE ROSS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, N5356 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Dutch coast. He is buried in Noordwijk General Cemetery.

9 Aug

PRENTICE, MONTAGUE ADAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, N5356 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Dutch coast. He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery.

9 Aug

RITCHIE, ROBERT DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed when Hurricane I, L2103 of No 605 Sqn dived into the sea 1 mile off Dunbar. He is buried in Leslie Cemetery.

9 Aug

ALLEN, ARTHUR GRENFELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1495 of No 10 OTU, which crashed into trees when it undershot at Abingdon. He is buried in Blanchland (St Mary) Churchyard.

9 Aug

McKENZIE, CHARLES WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1495 of No 10 OTU, which crashed into trees when it undershot at Abingdon. He is buried in Selby Cemetery.

9 Aug

WILLIAMS, LEONARD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, N1495 of No 10 OTU, which crashed into trees when it undershot at Abingdon.  He was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium

9 Aug

NELSON, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L1191 of No 13 OTU crashed on approach to Weston-on-the-Green. He is buried in Stockton-on-Tees (Oxbridge Lane) Cemetery.

9 Aug

SANDERSON, SAMUEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1191 of No 13 OTU crashed on approach to Weston-on-the-Green. He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

9 Aug

SMITH, CYRIL ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1191 of No 13 OTU crashed on approach to Weston-on-the-Green. He is buried or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

9 Aug

GRANT, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hereford I, L6052 of No 14 OTU which crashed following an engine failure during a practice dive bombing exercise. He is buried in Loanhead Cemetery.

9 Aug

BUCHART, ANDREW JOSEPH

AC1

He is buried in Edinburgh Eastern Cemetery.

9 Aug

NEWCOMBE, STANLEY THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Master I, N7717 of No 14 SFTS, which crashed as it took off from Cranfield at night.  He is buried in Cranfield (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard.

9 Aug

VASEY, NORMAN NEWTON

AC2

He committed suicide by gassing himself at home following the death of his girlfriend and is buried in Gateshead (Saltwell) Cemetery.

10 Aug

BISSON, ALBERT JAMES GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L8506 of No 8 Sqn, which collided with L8503 over the Gulf of Aden.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10 Aug

CURTIS, AUBREY GLEN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L8503 of No 8 Sqn, which collided with L8506 over the Gulf of Aden.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10 Aug

McELEAVY, HAROLD JOSEPH

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8503 of No 8 Sqn, which collided with L8506 over the Gulf of Aden.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10 Aug

WILSON, DONALD JOHN ROSS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8506 of No 8 Sqn, which collided with L8503 over the Gulf of Aden.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10 Aug

WILSON, NORMAN FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8506 of No 8 Sqn, which collided with L8503 over the Gulf of Aden.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10 Aug

WITT, VERNON HARRY FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8503 of No 8 Sqn, which collided with L8506 over the Gulf of Aden.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10 Aug

BEATTIE, JOHN MILTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4382 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace over the North Sea on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Aug

NOLAN, GEORGE GRANT KINGSMILL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4382 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace over the North Sea on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Aug

QUINN, EDWARD STANISLAWS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4382 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace over the North Sea on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Aug

SHOOK, FREDERICK CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4382 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace over the North Sea on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Aug

KENNARD-DAVIS, PETER FRANK

Plt Off

He was flying Spitfire I L1039 of No 64 Sqn on 8 Aug 1940 when he was shot down near Dover.  He died of his wounds and is buried in Brookwood Cemetery.

10 Aug

BLAZIER, JOHN KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3910 of No 82 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on enemy airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Aug

HAMILTON, CLAUDE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3910 of No 82 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on enemy airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Aug

HARWOOD-SMITH, NORMAN HENRY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3910 of No 82 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on enemy airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Aug

COOKE, LOUIS CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3775 of No 110 Sqn, while carrying out a raid on enemy airfields.  He is buried in Pihen-les-He is buried in Guines Communal Cemetery.

10 Aug

STORROW, ARTHUR RAYMOND

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3775 of No 110 Sqn, while carrying out a raid on enemy airfields.  He is buried in Pihen-les-He is buried in Guines Communal Cemetery.

10 Aug

UNDERWOOD, ARTHUR JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3775 of No 110 Sqn, while carrying out a raid on enemy airfields.  He is buried in Pihen-les-He is buried in Guines Communal Cemetery.

10 Aug

BELTON, SPENCER LEWIS SMITH DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4368 of No 144 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer on a raid to Homberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Aug

GRIFFITHS, ARTHUR JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4368 of No 144 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer on a raid to Homberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Aug

MACKAY, DUNCAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4368 of No 144 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer on a raid to Homberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Aug

TUDHOPE, WILLIAM FRANK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4368 of No 144 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer on a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Kampen General Cemetery.

10 Aug

HARPER, JAMES FERGUSON

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, P9186 both of No 614 Sqn, which collided with N1251 of the same unit near Dysart in Fife.  He is buried in Renfrew (Arkleston) Cemetery.

10 Aug

MERRET, NORMAN STUART

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, P9186 both of No 614 Sqn, which collided with N1251 of the same unit near Dysart in Fife.  He is buried in Michaelston-le-Pit (St Michael) Churchyard.

10 Aug

BECHER, JOHN HENRY

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with AHQ Aden at the time of his death.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery.

10 Aug

CRAWFORD, GEORGE GORDON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L6799 of No 5 OTU, which collided with Spitfire I, L1063 at Aston Down and is buried in Brimscombe Cemetery.

10 Aug

JONES, ERIC

AC2

He was serving at RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey at the time of his death, the cause of which has yet to be ascertained and is buried in Trefonen Cemetery.

10 Aug

OXTOBY, JOHN MARTIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L6799 of No 5 OTU, which collided with Spitfire I, L1063 at Aston Down and is buried in Holme-on-Spalding Moor (All Saints) Churchyard.

10 Aug

SING, WILLIAM JOHN

AC2

He is buried in Sandford (St Swithin) Churchyard.

10 Aug

WALKER, IAN HENRY DOUGLAS

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying Magister I, N5431 of No 1 SoTT, which dived into the ground at Weston Turville in Berkshire.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

10 Aug

WILSON, EDWARD CYRIL JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, L1063 of No 5 OTU, which collided with Blenheim I, L6799 at Aston Down and is buried in Harrow (Harrow Weald) Cemetery.

 

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