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Casualties - 21 - 31 August 1940


Date Name Rank Comments

21 Aug

BRENNAN, JACK S Sgt He was serving with No 23 Sqn and was killed whilst on late evening flarepath duty at Wittering and was hit by a Blenheim as it landed.  He is buried in Wittering (All Saints) Churchyard.

21 Aug

ANDERSON, JOHN

Cpl

He died from wounds sustained during an air raid on Lympne and is buried in Dalnottar Cemetery.

21 Aug

COLE, CHARLES ALBERT

AC2

His death was registered in Lancaster and he is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery.

21 Aug

KENNEDY, JAMES

AC2

His death was registered in Ely and he is buried in Leuchars Cemetery.

21 Aug

PHILIP, DUDLEY DAVID

AC2

His death was registered in West Ham and is buried in Woodgrange Park Cemetery, East Ham.

21 Aug

SUTTON, PERCY

AC2

He was probably killed whilst serving at Porthcawl and was killed during a Luftwaffe attack on the station.  He is buried in Leeds (Cottingley Hall) Cemetery.

21 Aug

TAYLOR, LESLIE WILLIAM FREDERICK

LAC

He was probably killed whilst serving at Porthcawl and was killed during a Luftwaffe attack on the station.  He is buried in Deal Cemetery.

22 Aug

MATTHEWS, ALBERT HARRY WALTER

Sgt

He was serving with No 14 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

22 Aug

COLLETT, GEORGE RICHARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6708 of No 54 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over the sea.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery.

22 Aug

KEYMER, MICHAEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, K9909 'O' of No 65 Sqn, which was shot down off Dover by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Bazinghen Churchyard.

22 Aug

CHAMBERS, HUNTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4360 PL-L of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to the Mitteland Canal.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Aug

ROBSON, ANGUS DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4360 PL-L of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to the Mitteland Canal.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Aug

WILMOT, ARTHUR ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4360 PL-L of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to the Mitteland Canal.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Aug

WINGATE, DAVID LESLIE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to the Mitteland Canal.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Aug

WARDLAW, JAMES TAYLOR

Plt Off

He was severely injured whilst flying Hudson I, N7316 of No 220 Sqn on 16 Aug 1940 which suffered an engine failure shortly after take off from Thornaby. He is buried in Alloa (Sunnyside) Cemetery.

22 Aug

CANHAM, ALBERT EDWARD

AC1

Ely Cemetery.

22 Aug

DAVIS, WILLIAM NORMAN

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 19 Aug 1940 whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7032 of No 2 EFTS, which crashed near Tewksbury after flying into power cables.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery.

23 Aug

DOUGLAS, DAVID EAST

LAC

He was serving with No 61 Sqn, and was killed when he hit a parked car on his motorcycle during the black-out.  He is buried in Scunthorpe (Crosby) Cemetery.

23 Aug

WATTS, HENRY VICTOR

Sgt

He died in hospital from injuries sustained whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3276 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Corpusty in Norfolk on its return from a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Walsall (Ryecroft) Cemetery.

23 Aug

DUNCAN, THOMAS SAMUEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5582 of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against E-boats in Boulogne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Aug

LOWRY, LAURENCE MORTIMER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5503 of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against E-boats in Boulogne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Aug

PEARCE, EDWARD ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5582 of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against E-boats in Boulogne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Aug

HOUSE, CHARLES CONSTANTINE

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1990 of No 218 Sqn, which crashed at Guines on a raid to Brugge.  He is buried in Guines Communal Cemetery.

23 Aug

LEFEVRE, PERCY THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1990 of No 218 Sqn, which crashed at Guines on a raid to Brugge.  He is buried in St Tricat Churchyard.

23 Aug

CLARKSON, BERTRAND DAVID

Plt Off

He was severely injured whilst flying Hudson I, N7244 of No 224 Sqn, which crashed into a river near Leuchars due to an unknown cause, later dying from his injuries. He is buried in Edinburgh (Piershill) Cemetery.

23 Aug

HARRISON, ARNOLD THOMAS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7244 of No 224 Sqn, which crashed into a river near Leuchars due to an unknown cause. He is buried in South Ealing Cemetery.

23 Aug

HERRING, STEPHEN JACK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, T9299 of No 269 Sqn, which crashed following an engine failure during an overshoot on his first flight on this type. He is buried in Wick Cemetery.

23 Aug

McCONNELL, ROBERT HAY STEWART DFC

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying as the instructor on Hudson I, T9299 of No 269 Sqn, which crashed following an engine failure during an overshoot on the pilot's first flight on this type. He is buried in Wick Cemetery.

23 Aug

CLIFFORD, ROBERT HENRY RNZAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 15 OTU, and died in Radcliffe Infirmary from injuries sustained the previous day when he was accidentally knocked down by a truck on the main Oxford-Newbury Road .  He is buried in Harwell Cemetery.

23 Aug

CLARKE, GEOFFREY OWEN

AC1

He is buried in Surbiton Cemetery.

23 Aug

MARWICK, DOUGLAS WARDLAW

Cpl

He is buried in Edinburgh (Morningside) Cemetery.

23 Aug

MORTON, THOMAS RALPH

LAC

He is buried in Perth (Wellshill) Cemetery.

23 Aug

NAYLOR, DAVID

AC2

He is buried in Glasgow (St Peter's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

23 Aug

WATSON, JAMES WILLIAM

AC1

He was killed in a raid on Bridlington together with his wife and is buried in Bridlington Cemetery.

24 Aug

BRIGGS, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2035 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed into houses in Dover on its return from an attack on the Channel ports. He is buried in Westwood (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

24 Aug

BROOK, DENNIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2035 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed into houses in Dover on its return from an attack on the Channel ports. He is buried in Haltemprice (Anlaby Tranby Lane) Cemetery.

24 Aug

ROCHFORD, STEPHEN CHRISTOPHER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, T2035 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed into houses in Dover on its return from an attack on the Channel ports. He is buried in Hertford Corporation Cemetery.

24 Aug

WOODGER, DAVID NOEL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, T1804 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by a Hurricane of No 1 Sqn RCAF.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Aug

WRIGHT, DANIEL LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1804 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by a Hurricane of No 1 Sqn RCAF. He is buried in Chasetown (St Ann) Churchyard.

24 Aug

BERRY, ALAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L7027 of No 264 Sqn, which shot down off Margate by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Aug

HUNTER, PHILIP ALGERNON DSO

Sqn Ldr

He was the OC of No 264 Sqn and killed whilst flying Defiant I, N1535 'A' which is presumed to have been shot down by a Ju 88.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Aug

JONES, JOSEPH TREVOR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Defiant I, L6966 of No 264 Sqn, which shot down off Margate by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Aug

KING, FREDERICK HARRY DFM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N1535 'A' of No 264 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by a Ju 88.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Aug

MACHIN, WILLIAM HOWARD

Sgt

He was seriously wounded whilst flying in Defiant I, L6965 of No 264 Sqn, which was damaged in combat with Bf 109s and later died of his wounds.  He is buried in Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery.

24 Aug

PONTING, WILLIAM ALAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L6966 of No 264 Sqn, which shot down off Margate by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Aug

SHAW, IAN GARSTIN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L7027 of No 264 Sqn, which shot down off Margate by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Aug

ZENKER, P

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3141 'W' of No 501 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with a Do 17. 

24 Aug

ATTWOOD, CECIL ALFRED VICTOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2945 of No 11 OTU, which crashed into the Irish sea of the Isle of Man during a gunnery exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Aug

EASTOE, ERIC RICHARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2945 of No 11 OTU, which crashed into the Irish sea of the Isle of Man during a gunnery exercise. He is buried in Walthamstow (Queen's Road) Cemetery.

24 Aug

GATES, FRANK ARTHUR EDWIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2945 of No 11 OTU, which crashed into the Irish sea of the Isle of Man during a gunnery exercise. He is buried in Jurby (St Patrick) Churchyard.

24 Aug

HARTNELL, RICHARD SIDNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2945 of No 11 OTU, which crashed into the Irish sea of the Isle of Man during a gunnery exercise. He is buried in Jurby (St Patrick) Churchyard.

24 Aug

IVES, HUBERT GEOFFREY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2945 of No 11 OTU, which crashed into the Irish sea of the Isle of Man during a gunnery exercise. He is buried in Tonbridge Cemetery.

24 Aug

RICHARDSON, ROYSTON THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IA, N2945 of No 11 OTU, which crashed into the Irish sea of the Isle of Man during a gunnery exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Aug

STEPHENS, EVAN JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2945 of No 11 OTU, which crashed into the Irish sea of the Isle of Man during a gunnery exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Aug

TURNER, EDWARD GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IA, N2945 of No 11 OTU, which crashed into the Irish sea of the Isle of Man during a gunnery exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Aug

BURRIDGE, HARRY LEWIS

AC1

He was possibly killed in an air raid on Manston and is buried in Worcester (St John's) Cemetery.

24 Aug

EDWARDS, ERIC NORMAN

AC2

His death was registered in Oxford and he is buried in Chester (Overleigh) Cemetery.

24 Aug

FAIRFIELD, WILLIAM

AC2

He was possibly killed in an air raid on Manston and is buried in Minster (Thanet) Cemetery.

24 Aug

KIRK, ALEXANDER

AC2

He was possibly killed in an air raid on Manston and is buried in Minster (Thanet) Cemetery.

24 Aug

LOWRY, JOHN

AC2

He was killed whilst flying Botha Mk 2, L6203 of No 1 (C) OTU which crashed at Balladoyle Farm in the Lake District.  He is buried in Carlisle (Upperby) Cemetery.

24 Aug

SADLER, DAVID ALEXANDER AuxAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Botha Mk 2, L6203 of No 1 (C) OTU which crashed at Balladoyle Farm in the Lake District. He is buried in Aberdeen (Grove) Cemetery.

24 Aug

SHACKLETON, HENRY ALLAN

LAC

He was possibly killed in an air raid on Manston and is buried in Chatham (Palmerston Road) Cemetery.

24 Aug

THOMPSON, KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Botha Mk 2, L6203 of No 1 (C) OTU which crashed at Balladoyle Farm in the Lake District. He is buried in Bishop's Stortford Old Cemetery.

24 Aug

WALKER, FRANK (1007477)

AC2

He was probably killed in an air raid on Manston and is buried in Tottingham (St John) Free Church of England Chapelyard

25 Aug

CLARKE, ERNEST CHARLES

LAC

He was killed when Blenheim I, L1479 of No 8  Sqn was shot down by fighters near Nasiyeh on 18 August.  He was badly burned and died from his injuries.  He is buried in Addis Ababa War Cemetery.

25 Aug

WALLINGTON, WILLIAM FREDERICK

Sgt

He was serving with No 16 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Isleworth Cemetery.

25 Aug

WILLIAMS, CEDRIC WATCYN

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, R4199 of No 17 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s in a head-on attack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Aug

HOROBIN, ARTHUR JAMES

AC2

He was serving with No 22 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Aug

KEOGH, HERBERT PHILIP DUNNELLY

LAC

He was serving with No 22 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Aug

GOULDSTONE, RONALD JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1330 of No 29 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Wainfleet on a night patrol.  He is buried in Ryarsh (St Martin) Churchyard.

25 Aug

JACOBSON, NORMAN

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1330 of No 29 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Wainfleet on a night patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Aug

RHODES, RICHARD ARTHUR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1330 of No 29 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Wainfleet on a night patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Aug

GILLMAN, KEITH REGINALD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2755 of No 32 Sqn, which shot down off Dover by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Aug

BAKER, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4416 EA-L of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Aug

CLARKE, JAMES CUNNINGHAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4416 EA-L of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Aug

FAWCETT, NICOLL BRIAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4416 EA-L of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Aug

REAY, GORDON

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4416 EA-L of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Aug

CLARKE, EDWIN JACK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1473 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed near Haarlem in Holland on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

25 Aug

MONTAGU, CHARLES JAMES DROGO

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1473 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed near Haarlem in Holland on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

25 Aug

PENNY, RONALD TREVOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1473 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed near Haarlem in Holland on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

25 Aug

WARD, JAMES WALTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1473 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed near Haarlem in Holland on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

25 Aug

WEBBER, ARTHUR FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1473 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed near Haarlem in Holland on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

25 Aug

WAKELING, SIDNEY RICHARD ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V7250 of No 87 Sqn, which was shot down near Portland.  He is buried in Warmwell (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

25 Aug

HOGG, RICHARD MALZARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, R6810 of No 152 Sqn, which was shot down near Portland by fighters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Aug

WILDBLOOD, TIMOTHY SEDDON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, R6994 of No 152 Sqn, which was shot down near Portland by fighters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Aug

ATKINSON, HAROLD DERRICK DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P3200 of No 213 Sqn, which was shot down near Portland.  He is buried in Market Weighton Cemetery.

25 Aug

PHILIPPART, JACQUES ARTHUR LAURENT

Plt Off

He was shot down whilst flying Hurricane I, V7226 of No 213 Sqn and managed to bale out but drowned on landing in the sea .  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

25 Aug

FLETCHER, JOHN GORDON BEWLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6782 of No 604 Sqn, which crashed on a night patrol near Exeter.  He is buried in Forest Row Cemetery.

25 Aug

HAIGH, CYRIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6782 of No 604 Sqn, which crashed on a night patrol near Exeter.  He is buried in Swinton (St Margaret) Churchyard.

25 Aug

WESTMORELAND, THOMAS EMRYS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6966 of No 616 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Bf 109 over Canterbury.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Aug

McPHERSON, JAMES

Cpl

He was serving with No 812 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Aug

WILMOTT, EDWARD VENNER

LAC

He was serving with No 949 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery.

25 Aug

BELL, DAVID MACKINTOSH MOORE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L6733 of No 5 OTU which crashed into tree on high ground whilst flying in cloud at Sidenham in Gloucestershire.  He is buried in Ilkley Cemetery.

25 Aug

DENCH, MICHAEL VICTOR CORNELIUS

AC2

He was serving with No 20 SFTS at the time of his death.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

26 Aug

BAYLISS, GILBERT LOUIS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3811 of No 40 Sqn, which lost without trace on a raid to Querqueville airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Aug

DICKSON, GEORGE MIDDLETON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3811 of No 40 Sqn, which lost without trace on a raid to Querqueville airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Aug

NEWSON, FREDERICK HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1927 of No 40 Sqn, which lost without trace on a raid to Querqueville airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Aug

RILEY, CHARLES PEACE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1927 of No 40 Sqn, which lost without trace on a raid to Querqueville airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Aug

SMITH, JAMES SCOTT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1927 of No 40 Sqn, which lost without trace on a raid to Querqueville airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Aug

THOMAS, FRANK GEORGE RALPH

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3811 of No 40 Sqn, which lost without trace on a raid to Querqueville airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Aug

GIBSON, ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6928 of No 57 Sqn, which lost without trace on a raid against enemy airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Aug

RILEY, EDDIE ANDREAS HALS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6928 of No 57 Sqn, which lost without trace on a raid against enemy airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Aug

STILES, ROYSTON CHARLES EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6928 of No 57 Sqn, which lost without trace on a raid against enemy airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Aug

BALMER, JOHN HAWES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8870 of No 101 Sqn, which collided with a barrage balloon near Eastleigh whilst returning from a raid on St Malo.  He is buried in Watford North Cemetery.

26 Aug

CORKER, WILLIAM JOHN CHESHIRE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8870 of No 101 Sqn, which collided with a barrage balloon near Eastleigh whilst returning from a raid on St Malo.  He was cremated at Birkenhead (Landican) Cemetery.

26 Aug

CRANSTON, THOMAS GEORGE JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8870 of No 101 Sqn, which collided with a barrage balloon near Eastleigh whilst returning from a raid on St Malo.  . He is buried in Edinburgh Eastern Cemetery.

26 Aug

HUNTER, FRANK MACDONALD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9218 of No 203 Sqn, which failed to return from a mission to Assab-Dessie. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

26 Aug

LOVE, WALTER

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9218 of No 203 Sqn, which failed to return from a mission to Assab-Dessie. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

26 Aug

PENDRED, STANLEY CLIFTON

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9218 of No 203 Sqn, which failed to return from a mission to Assab-Dessie. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

26 Aug

SHALLER, DENIS FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellesley I, K7731 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid to Asmara. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

26 Aug

MEADES, SIDNEY ELLIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellesley I, K7731 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid to Asmara. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

26 Aug

SMITHERAM, JOSEPH COLIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Wellesley I, K7731 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid to Asmara. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

26 Aug

COLLIER, SIDNEY

AC2

He was serving with No 257 Sqn and was killed during a Luftwaffe attack on Debden. He is buried in Leek Cemetery.

26 Aug

HOLMES, FREDERICK GEORGE

AC2

He was serving with No 257 Sqn and was killed during a Luftwaffe attack on Debden. He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery.

26 Aug

UNDERHILL, DAVID GEORGE

LAC

He was serving with No 257 Sqn and was killed during a Luftwaffe attack on Debden. He is buried in Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery.

26 Aug

BAKER, BARRIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L6985 of No 264 Sqn, which was shot down off Herne Bay by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Aug

MAXWELL, WALTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L7025 of No 264 Sqn, which was shot down off Herne Bay by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Aug

AUSTIN, ALBERT LAWRENCE 

LAC

He was severely injured whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6782 of No 604 Sqn, which crashed near Exeter during a night patrol on 25 Aug 1940.  He died the following day and is buried in Northwood Cemetery.

26 Aug

WEBSTER, FRANK KINNERSLEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, R6595 'O' of No 610 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Hawkinge following a fight with Bf 109s.  He is buried in  Sandown-Shanklin (Sandown) Cemetery.

26 Aug

MOBERLY, GEORGE EDWARD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, N3275 of No 616 Sqn, which crashed into the Channel following combat with Bf 109s.  He is buried in Caterham and Warlingham (Caterham) Burial Ground

26 Aug

RIDLEY, MARMADUKE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, R6633 of No 616 Sqn, which was shot down over Dover by Bf 109s.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

26 Aug

HARDY, FREDERICK THOMAS

Cpl

He was serving with No 903 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Chislehurst Cemetery.

26 Aug EDWARDS, ROBERT LESLEY RCAF Fg Off He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3874 of No 1 Sqn RCAF, which was shot down by a Do 17.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

26 Aug

BENNETT, LEONARD WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V6563 of No 4 Ferry Pilot Pool, which spun in on the approach to Kemble.  He is buried in Kemble Church Cemetery.

26 Aug

GLASS, DOUGLAS WATSON

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Master I, N7930 of No 8 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Bellfield in Kincardineshire.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

26 Aug

MAGEE, RONALD STANLEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, N2606 of No 5 OTU, which spun into the ground after stalling at South Cerney.  He is buried in Woodchester (Church of the Annunciation) Churchyard.

26 Aug

MILWAY, OSBORN ERNEST

AC2

He was possibly serving with No 257 Sqn and was killed in an air raid on Debden and is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

27 Aug

CARTER, HUGHIE WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4990 ZA-T of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down over Italy on a raid to Milan.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

27 Aug

HOWARD, HAROLD HERBERT GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4990 ZA-T of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down over Italy on a raid to Milan.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

27 Aug

JOHNSTON, NORMAN REID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4990 ZA-T of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down over Italy on a raid to Milan.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

27 Aug

PARVIN, JOHN HUGH KEITH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4990 ZA-T of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down over Italy on a raid to Milan.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

27 Aug

STEPHENSON, JOSEPH WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4990 ZA-T of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down over Italy on a raid to Milan.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

27 Aug

SMYTH, TIMOTHY NORMAN

Plt Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Lysander II, N1267 of No 26 Sqn, which crashed at Nettlestead in Kent when it stalled during a turn.  He is buried in Wombourne (St Benedict) Churchyard.

27 Aug

TERRY, ARTHUR WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander N1267 of No 26 Sqn, which crashed at Nettlestead in Kent when it stalled during a turn.  He is buried in New Southgate Cemetery.

27 Aug

CAMPBELL, LEWIS DUTHIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2060 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after take off from Thorney Island after an engine failure.  The aircraft was on a delivery flight to the Middle East. He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground

27 Aug

THOMSON, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2060 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after take off from Thorney Island after an engine failure.  The aircraft was on a delivery flight to the Middle East. He is buried in Uphall Cemetery.

27 Aug MOSS, WILLIAM JAMES MARCH RN Sub Lt {A) He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2336 G of No 213 Sqn, which flew into the Channel on patrol.  He is commemorated on the Lee-on-Solent Memorial.

27 Aug

ARTHUR, CHARLES JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9449 of No 248 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Aug

COX, RALPH CYRIL RUPERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9449 of No 248 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast. He is buried in Kviberg Cemetery.

27 Aug

RINGWOOD, ERIC ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9449 of No 248 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Aug

SAWYER, FRANK CYRIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7321 of the Photographic Reconnaissance Unit when it ditched off the Norfolk coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Aug

MOXEY, ERIC LAWRENCE GC

Sqn Ldr

He is buried in Cudham (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard, Orpington.  The following details are given in the London Gazette of 17th December, 1940:- On 27th August, 1940, it was reported that two unexploded bombs were embedded in an aerodrome (Biggin Hill). Squadron Leader Moxey, a technical intelligence officer employed at the aerodrome, immediately volunteered to remove them, although fully aware of the risk entailed. One of the bombs exploded, causing his death. On many occasions Squadron Leader Moxey has exhibited similar complete disregard for his personal safety.

27 Aug

WILLIAMS, HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard I, P5850 of No 6 SFTS, which dived into the ground at Kingham Hill in Oxfordshire after stalling off a turn.  He is buried in Warmley Tower Unity Methodist Church Burial Ground.

28 Aug

BANN, JACK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2046 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Aug

DUNNINGTON, HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2046 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Aug

FITZPATRICK, WILLIAM EDWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, T2046 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Aug

BETTIS, LEONARD EDGAR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R2794 of No 59 Sqn, which flew into the ground in bad visibility on its return from a night mission to Caen. He is buried in Epping Cemetery.

28 Aug

DELLOW, JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R2794 of No 59 Sqn, which flew into the ground in bad visibility on its return from a night mission to Caen. He is buried in West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

28 Aug

EDWARDS, KENNETH ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R2794 of No 59 Sqn, which flew into the ground in bad visibility on its return from a night mission to Caen. He is buried in Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery.

28 Aug

HAVILAND, RICHARD HAVILAND

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Magister I, R1832 of No 248 Sqn, which crashed into hills whilst carrying out low level aerobatics.  He was cremated at Aberdeen Crematorium

28 Aug

MOON, ROY

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, R1832 of No 248 Sqn, which crashed into hills whilst carrying out low level aerobatics. He is buried in Lerwick New Cemetery.

28 Aug

ASH, ROBERT CLIFFORD VACY

Flt Lt

He was flying in Defiant I, L7021 of No 264 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and managed to bale out but was killed.  He is buried in St Andrews Western Cemetery.

28 Aug

JOHNSON, CHARLES EDWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L7026 'V' of No 264 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s on patrol.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

28 Aug

KENNER, PETER LEWIS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L7026 'V' of No 264 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s on patrol.  He is buried in Brentwood (London Road) Cemetery.

28 Aug

TURNER, ROBERT CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N1574 of No 264 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s on patrol.  He is buried in Reading (Henley Road) Cemetery.

28 Aug

WHITLEY, DAVID

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N1574 of No 264 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s on patrol.  He is buried in Bedford Cemetery, Beds.

28 Aug

BENSON, NOEL JOHN VICTOR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, N3105 'P' of No 603 Sqn, which shot down over Tenterden by Bf 109s.  He is buried in Scampton (St Mary) Churchyard.

28 Aug

CUNNINGHAM, JOHN LAURENCE GILCHRIST

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6751 'U' of No 603 Sqn, which shot down over Dover by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Aug

MACDONALD, DONALD KENNEDY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, L1046 of No 603 Sqn, which shot down over Dover by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Aug

PIERPOINT, KENNETH JAMES  (120515) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL463 of No 605 Sqn, which possibly came down in the sea off Middleton-on-Sea in Sussex on its return from an intruder sortie to Beauvais.  He is buried in Altrincham Bowden and Hale (Altrincham) Cemetery.

28 Aug

COX, KENNETH HENRY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, P9511 of No 610 Sqn, which shot down over Dover by Bf 109s.  He was cremated at Birmingham Municipal Crematorium

28 Aug

MASON, JOHN EDWARD

AC2

He was serving with No 914 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Rhymney Cemetery.

28 Aug

MACASSEY, MICHAEL ERNEST BRIAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, L1060 of No 7 OTU when it dived onto the beach at Hoylake in Cheshire. He is buried in Harwarden (St Deiniol) Churchyard.

28 Aug

ANGELL, MARUICE

AC2

He is buried in Heanor Cemetery.

28 Aug

BRUFORD, GEORGE ROLAND

Cpl

He was killed in an air raid on Plymouth while he was home on leave and is buried in Ford Park Cemetery. (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery, (Pennycomequick).

28 Aug

DUNLOP, DUNCAN CAMPBELL

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, P6852 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed near Sevenoaks, Natal after entering cloud at low level on a ferry flight to Cranborne in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

28 Aug

JAMES, ANTHONY MORTIMER

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, P6852 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed near Sevenoaks, Natal after entering cloud at low level on a ferry flight to Cranborne in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

28 Aug

ROSBOTHAM, FRANCIS JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7408 of No 5 SFTS, which crashed during a forced landing at Smethwick after colliding with a balloon cable.  He is buried in Lytham St Anne's (Park) Cemetery.

29 Aug

DAVIES, WILLIAM JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland I, AR704 of No 22 Sqn, which hit trees on the approach to Aldergrove at night. He is buried in Chester (Overleigh) Cemetery.

29 Aug

MEATHREL, IAN FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Maryland I, AR704 of No 22 Sqn, which hit trees on the approach to Aldergrove at night. He is buried in Bromley Hill Cemetery.

29 Aug

SANDERS, DESMOND FRANCOIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland I, AR704 of No 22 Sqn, which hit trees on the approach to Aldergrove at night. He is buried in Glenavy Roman Catholic Churchyard.

29 Aug

BARNES, ARNOLD JOHN

AC1

He was serving with No 23 Sqn an died from injuries sustained when he was struck by an aircraft.  He is buried in Hove New Cemetery.

29 Aug

DUNKELS, CEDRIC OWEN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4372 of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

29 Aug

HAMILTON, HARRY RAYMOND

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6623 'L' of No 85 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s near Rye.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

29 Aug

BOTT, NORMAN KELVIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V N1489 DY-C of No 102 Sqn, which crashed into hills in West Yorkshire on a night cross country exercise to the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Leicester (Welford Road) Cemetery.

29 Aug

FLETCHER, ALEXANDER WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V N1489 DY-C of No 102 Sqn, which crashed into hills in West Yorkshire on a night cross country exercise to the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Cumnor (St Michael) Churchyard.

29 Aug

HARRISON, CHARLES WILLIAM CAVEY FLEMING

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V N1489 DY-C of No 102 Sqn, which crashed into hills in West Yorkshire on a night cross country exercise to the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Leeming (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

29 Aug

STEEL, ALAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V N1489 DY-C of No 102 Sqn, which crashed into hills in West Yorkshire on a night cross country exercise to the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Mexborough Cemetery.

29 Aug

MANTON, EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6695 'E' of No 610 Sqn, which shot down near Mayfield.  He is buried in Hawkhurst Cemetery.

29 Aug

HOADLEY, HENRY MICHAEL RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L8843 of No 178 OTU, which crashed shortly after take off from Upwood on a solo night flying practice. He is buried in Bury Cemetery, Huntingdonshire

29 Aug

CALLARD, WILLIAM ANDREW JAMES

AC2

He was probably killed in an explosion in the bomb dump at RAF Scampton and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Aug

WADE, EDWARD

Cpl

He was killed in an explosion in the bomb dump at RAF Scampton and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Aug

BARON, THOMAS JOSEPH

AC1

He was serving with No 12 Sqn and was died from a haemorrhage as a result of laceration of a main artery by a bullet accidentally discharged from a rifle, in Strabane, which penetrated the ceiling of the room below where he was sleeping.  He is buried in Great Harwood Cemetery..

30 Aug

EVANS, WILLIAM RUPERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9326 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Wyton and burst into flames.  He is buried in Southwick Cemetery.

30 Aug

LITTLE, FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9326 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Wyton and burst into flames.  He is buried in Spondon Cemetery.

30 Aug

WATT, JOHN ARCHIBALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9326 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Wyton and burst into flames.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Liberton) Cemetery.

30 Aug

NOBLE, DENNIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3179 of No 43 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Sussex.  His body was not recovered until the sit was excavated in 1966 and he is now buried in East Retford Cemetery.

30 Aug

BEST, HERBERT HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4079 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Arnhem on a raid to Monchengladbach.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery.

30 Aug

HORSFALL, ALAN ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4079 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Arnhem on a raid to Monchengladbach.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery.

30 Aug

SKINNER, ERIC WILLIAM JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4079 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Arnhem on a raid to Monchengladbach.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery.

30 Aug

SMETTEM, KENNETH RICHARD KILLEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4079 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Arnhem on a raid to Monchengladbach.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery.

30 Aug

STONE, BARRIE

AC2

He was serving with No 53 Sqn and was killed in an air raid on Detling.  He is buried in Ryde Borough Cemetery.

30 Aug

AYRES, WILLIAM ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1545 of No 60 Sqn, which was reported missing over the Bay of Bengal.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

30 Aug

HESELTINE, RICHARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1545 of No 60 Sqn, which was reported missing over the Bay of Bengal.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

30 Aug

TOMPKINS, REGINALD JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1545 of No 60 Sqn, which was reported missing over the Bay of Bengal.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

30 Aug

BENTHAM, HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3620 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid against De Kooy airfield.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery.

30 Aug

BERRY, ERNEST REGINALD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3620 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid against De Kooy airfield.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery.

30 Aug

SULLY, ALFRED PETER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3620 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid against De Kooy airfield.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery.

30 Aug

GMUR, F

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, R4213 of No 151 Sqn, which was shot down over the Thames Estuary. 

30 Aug

KING, ERIC BRUCE

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7369 of No 151 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s over Kent.  He is buried in Highgate Cemetery.

30 Aug

BAINBRIDGE, GEORGE HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2559 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Zehem (Halle) Protestant Cemetery.

30 Aug

CRAIGIE-HALKETT, LIONEL MONTAGUE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2559 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Zehem (Halle) Protestant Cemetery.

30 Aug

CUNYNGHAME, WILFRED BERTRAM STUART

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2559 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Zehem (Halle) Protestant Cemetery.

30 Aug

HALDANE, SYDNEY JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2559 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Zehem (Halle) Protestant Cemetery.

30 Aug

MERRYWEATHER, GEORGE EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2559 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Zehem (Halle) Protestant Cemetery.

30 Aug

PUZEY, ARTHUR BURNHAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2559 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Zehem (Halle) Protestant Cemetery.

30 Aug

JOHNSON, JOSEPH INKERMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6628 of No 222 Sqn, which was shot down.  He is buried in Towcester Cemetery.

30 Aug

GRAVES, EDWARD ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9262 of No 235 Sqn, which spun into the ground during practice circuits. He is buried in Eastbourne (Langney) Cemetery.

30 Aug

PRIESTLEY, JOHN SINCLAIR RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9262 of No 235 Sqn, which spun into the ground during practice circuits. He is buried in Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard.

30 Aug

DICKINSON, JOHN HOLT

Sgt

He was shot down whilst flying Hurricane I, P2631 'X' of No 253 Sqn and managed to bale out but was killed nevertheless, his aircraft crashed near Biddenden and is buried in Egton (St Mary) Churchyard.

30 Aug

FRANCIS, COLIN DUNSTONE

Plt Off

He was shot down at Wrotham whilst flying Hurricane I, L1965 of No 253 Sqn.  He was buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery in 1981 after his remains were excavated.

30 Aug

JENKINS, DAVID NICHOLAS OWEN

Plt Off

He was shot down whilst flying Hurricane I, P3921 of No 253 Sqn and managed to bale out over Redhill but was killed nevertheless. He is buried in Bagendon (St Margaret) Churchyard.

30 Aug

BURTON, ARCHIBALD CHARLES GEORGE

AC1

He was serving with No 610 Sqn and was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Easterbrookend (Dagenham) Cemetery.

30 Aug

JACKSON, JOHN JOSEPH

AC1

He was serving with No 610 Sqn and was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

30 Aug

WRIGHT, WILLIAM

AC1

He was serving with No 610 Sqn and was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Bebington Cemetery.

30 Aug

BELL, JOHN SWIFT

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4248 of No 616 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to West Malling following combat with Bf 109s.  He is buried in Lincoln (Eastgate) (or St Peter's) Cemetery.

30 Aug

BAKER, ALFRED

Cpl

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

30 Aug

BARNETT, JAMES

AC1

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Ashburton (St Andrew) Churchyard Extension.

30 Aug

BRUNNING, THOMAS CHARLES JOSEPH

LAC

He was a Met. man and was killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

30 Aug

BUTTFIELD, EDWIN HENRY FREDERICK

LAC

He was a Met. man and was killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

30 Aug

BUTTON, EDNA LENNA WAAF

ACW1

She was killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill.  Having got all her patients from the SSQ into a shelter she was killed by a bomb blast as she was entering herself and is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

30 Aug

CARTER, DERIC HENRY MERVYN

LAC

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery.

30 Aug

CLARK, PERCY CECIL

Cpl

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill and is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

30 Aug

CRANE, HERBERT

AC1

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in or cremated at Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

30 Aug

CROSS, RICHARD MAJOR

LAC

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Aldershot Civil Cemetery.

30 Aug

DYNING, JAMES JOHN QUILLER (BILL)

LAC

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

30 Aug

EMERY, DOUGLAS ARTHUR

AC2

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

30 Aug

GEORGE, JOHN ALBERT

AC1

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

30 Aug

HARRIS, FRANCIS BEACH

Flt Lt

He died in Dr. Gray's Hospital at Elgin from a fractured skull and cerebral haemorrhage and is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground.

30 Aug

HUDSON, ARTHUR

AC2

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Warrington Cemetery.

30 Aug

IMESON, BERTRAM ARCHIBALD GEORGE

Cpl

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

30 Aug

MOORS, LEONARD

AC2

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Mow Cop (St Thomas) Churchyard.

30 Aug

MUMFORD, WALTER HERBERT ROBERT

Cpl

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

30 Aug

MURTON, DENNIS WILLIAM

AC2

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Tostock (St Andrew) Churchyard.

30 Aug

MUSGROVE, JOSEPH

AC2

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

30 Aug

RIGGS, GEORGE EDWARD

LAC

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Luton General Cemetery.

30 Aug

SNADDON, W

AC2

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Alloa (Sunnyside) Cemetery.

30 Aug

STICKLAND, RICHARD FRANCIS

Flt Sgt

He was killed at home during a Luftwaffe attack on RAF Sealand. He is buried in Ryde Borough Cemetery.

30 Aug

STOPHER, ERIC HARRY

AC2

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

30 Aug

VEAL, EDWARD THOMAS

AC2

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Biggin Hill Cemetery.

30 Aug

WHITE, RICHARD WEMYSS

Cpl

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

30 Aug

WHITFORD, JOHN LEONARD

AC2

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

30 Aug

WREN, VICTOR ALBERT LANE

AC1

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Ilford (Barkingside) Cemetery.

30 Aug

YORKE, PETER DESMOND LEIGH

Fg Off

He was possibly killed in the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Biggin Hill. He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

31 Aug

JONES, RALPH HENDERSON GOFF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9378 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed in Norfolk in bad weather.  He is buried in South Ealing Cemetery.

31 Aug

OWLES, AUBREY ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9378 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed in Norfolk in bad weather.  He is buried in Dunstable Cemetery.

31 Aug

WILLIAMS, LESLIE ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9378 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed in Norfolk in bad weather.  He is buried in Bournemouth (St Peter) Churchyard.

31 Aug

AEBERHARDT, RAYMOND ANDRE CHARLES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6912 of No 19 Sqn, which was damaged in combat and crashed on landing at Fowlmere.  He is buried in Whittlesford (SS Mary and Andrew) Churchyard.

31 Aug

HALL, STANLEY

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2135 of No 49 Sqn, which stalled and crashed near the airfield boundary at Scampton as it took off on a ferry flight.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery.

31 Aug

ROBERTS, ROLY FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2135 of No 49 Sqn, which stalled and crashed near the airfield boundary at Scampton as it took off on a ferry flight.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

31 Aug

ROBINSON, THOMAS

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2135 of No 49 Sqn, which stalled and crashed near the airfield boundary at Scampton as it took off on a ferry flight.  He is buried in Nottingham Northern Cemetery.

31 Aug

SNOWDEN, GEORGE WILLIAM

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2135 of No 49 Sqn, which stalled and crashed near the airfield boundary at Scampton as it took off on a ferry flight.  He is buried in Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery.

31 Aug

BEESLEY, JOHN THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, T1940 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on the Pernis oil refinery.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery.

31 Aug

BENJAMIN, LIONEL LOUIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, T1940 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on the Pernis oil refinery.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery.

31 Aug

EDWARDS, EDWARD CECIL THEODORE

Wg Cdr

He was the OC of No 53 Sqn, and was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, T1940 which was shot down by flak during an attack on the Pernis oil refinery.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery.

31 Aug

LOWE, LESLIE

AC1

He was killed flying in Blenheim I, L8387 of No 55 Sqn, which aborted with engine trouble but crashed on landing at Mersa Matruh. He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

31 Aug

SMITH, ROBERT ALWYN

Plt Off

He was killed flying Blenheim I, L8387 of No 55 Sqn, which aborted with engine trouble but crashed on landing at Mersa Matruh. He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

31 Aug

SUGDEN, JOHN LEONARD

Sgt

He was killed flying in Blenheim I, L8387 of No 55 Sqn, which aborted with engine trouble but crashed on landing at Mersa Matruh. He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

31 Aug

WEAVER, PERCY STEVENSON DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7378 of No 56 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s over Colchester.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Aug

HILL, MATTHEW

Sgt

He was flying in Whitley V, P5002 GE-T of No 58 Sqn, which ran out of fuel on its return from Berlin and the crew baled out, but he was blown out to sea and is assumed to have drowned  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Aug

FINLAY, JAMES JACKSON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R3880 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Cherbourg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Aug

LEONHARDT, FREDERICK JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3880 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Cherbourg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Aug

PEDDIE, ANDREW LIGGAT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3880 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Cherbourg. He is buried in Quiberville Churchyard.

31 Aug

BODIMEADE, FREDERICK CHARLES

AC1

He was serving with No 65 Sqn, and was killed in an air raid at Hornchurch.  He is buried in Harrow (Wealdstone) Cemetery.

31 Aug

WILCOX, EDGAR JOHN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, P9457 of No 72 Sqn, which was shot down whilst on patrol.  He is buried in Staplehurst (All Saints) Churchyard.

31 Aug

BOLTON, HENRY ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7200 of No 79 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Kenley following combat.  He is buried in Hartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery.

31 Aug

PRICE, JOHN FREDERIC SYDNEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3773 of No 110 Sqn, which crashed near Ipswich on its return from a raid on Emden.  He is buried in Coity (St Mary) Churchyard.

31 Aug

TUNE, HAROLD ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3773 of No 110 Sqn, which crashed near Ipswich on its return from a raid on Emden.  He is buried in Dunkerton (All Saints) Churchyard.

31 Aug

STARR, HAROLD MORLEY

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L1830 of No 253 Sqn, when he was shot down near Grove Ferry. He is buried in Swindon (Radnor Street) Cemetery.

31 Aug

MAFFETT, GERARD HAMILTON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3175 'S' of No 257 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 over Clacton.  He is buried in Bray Cemetery.

31 Aug

STERBACEK, JAROSLAV

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3159 of No 310 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over the Thames Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Aug

DOULTON, MICHAEL DUKE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, R4215 of No 601 Sqn, but his remains were not found until the site was excavated in 1984 .  His ashes are buried in Salehurst Cemetery.

31 Aug

BALDIE, WILLIAM JOHN

LAC

He was serving with No 603 Sqn, and was killed in an attack on Hornchurch whilst driving around the perimeter track in a lorry.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Comely Bank) Cemetery.

31 Aug

DICKSON, JOHN ERNEST

LAC

He was serving with No 603 Sqn, and was killed in an attack on Hornchurch whilst driving around the perimeter track in a lorry.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Dean or Western) Cemetery.

31 Aug

WATERSTON, ROBIN MCGREGOR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4273 K of No 603 Sqn, which was shot down over London by a Bf 109.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium

31 Aug

BEADNALL, GEORGE

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, L6165 of No 608 Sqn on training flight, which was unable to land due to the presence of intruders and is presumed to have ditched in the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Aug

CORRIGAN, THOMAS EDWARD

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, L6165 of No 608 Sqn on training flight, which was unable to land due to the presence of intruders and is presumed to have ditched in the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Aug

CREED, TERENCE HUGH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Botha I, L6165 of No 608 Sqn on training flight, which was unable to land due to the presence of intruders and is presumed to have ditched in the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Aug

ADAIR, JOHN STANTON

LAC

His death is registered in Wigton and he is buried in Clarkesbridge and first Newtownhamilton Churchyard.

31 Aug

BRIGGS, HENRY ALBERT

LAC

His death is registered in Carlisle and he is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low.

31 Aug

HATELEY, NORMAN HORACE

AC1

He was serving at RAF Shawbury and died from injuries sustained in a collision between (his) motorcycle and a bus at a road junction near Battlefield in Shropshire and is buried in Walsall (Ryecroft) Cemetery.

31 Aug

KAVANAGH, JOHN

AC2

He was killed in an air raid on Debden and is buried in Beeston and Stapleford (Beeston) Cemetery.

31 Aug

LEMAN, CYRIL THOMAS WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed in an air raid on Southampton (Eastleigh) and is buried in Haverfordwest (City Road) Cemetery.

31 Aug

SCOTT, GEORGE WILLIAM

AC1

He was killed in an air raid on Hornchurch and is buried in Dyce Old Churchyard.

31 Aug

SCOTT, LAWRENCE CHRISTIE

AC1

His death is registered in Carlisle and he is buried in Perth (Wellshill) Cemetery.

31 Aug

SKELDING, JOHN

LAC

He died in the RAF Hospital at Halton and is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery.

 

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