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Casualties - 21 - 30 September 1940


Date Name Rank Comments

21 Sep

COX, ALEX ROBERT TEMPLE

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying Anson I, N9821of No 6 SFTS or Oxford P9039 of No 2 SFTS, which were involved in a collision with each other near Little Rissington.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard.

21 Sep

SIMS, VICTOR WILLIAM

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying Lysander III, R9077, which crashed at Thornaby having taken off with an incorrect trim setting.  He is buried in Ilford (Barkingside) Cemetery.

21 Sep

QUILL, PHILIP

Sgt

He was serving with No 106 Sqn and was killed when he walked into the rotating propeller of a Hampden.  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension.

21 Sep

WARDEL KNIGHT, ERIC CECIL

Sgt

He was serving with No 142 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Littlover (St Peter) Churchyard.

21 Sep

CHAPMAN, PERCY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, L9693 of the RAF College, which crashed near Barkston Heath during a solo night circuit training sortie  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

21 Sep

EVERETT, GEORGE SIDNEY

AC2

He was serving at No 13 MU but died in the Royal Free Hospital from injuries sustained the previous day in an air raid on London and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

21 Sep

FOX, JOHN ERIC

AC2

He is buried in Ramsgate and St Lawrence Cemetery.

21 Sep

KEIGHLEY, EDGAR ARTHUR JAMES

Sgt

He was serving with No 20 OTU and died in Gray's Hospital Elgin from burns sustained five days earlier and is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground.  He was possibly injured when Wellington IA, N2900 allegedly crashed on take of from Lossiemouth on 16 September.

21 Sep

STREIGHT, ROBERT THOMAS MCWILLIAM

AC2

He was killed when he stepped in front of a bus at night whilst returning to camp (Spittlegate?) and is buried in Carnmoney (Holy Evangelists) Church of Ireland Churchyard Extension.

21 Sep

THOMSON, FORBES

AC2

He is buried in Newmachar Cemetery.

22 Sep

COPLESTONE, ANTHONY DRAKE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8610 of No 17 OTU, which flew into Garn Wen in the Brecon Beacons during a navigation exercise. He is buried in Boldre (St John) Churchyard.

22 Sep

NOVEMBER, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8610 of No 17 OTU, which flew into Garn Wen in the Brecon Beacons during a navigation exercise. He is buried in Yardley Wood (Christ Church) Churchyard.

22 Sep

WILSON, HUBERT HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L8610 of No 17 OTU, which flew into Garn Wen in the Brecon Beacons during a navigation exercise. He is buried in Bury Cemetery, Huntingdonshire

22 Sep

GAMET, DOUGLAS LOUIS CLIFFORD

LAC

He is buried in Wallasey (Rake Lake) Cemetery.

22 Sep

LAINE-TURNER, VERNON

AC2

He was serving at AHQ India at the time of his death.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

22 Sep

MUIR, WILLIAM WADDELL

LAC

He was possibly killed whilst flying Hart Trainer, K5883, which flew into the ground near South Wroxall in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Faslane Cemetery.

22 Sep

SWAIN, OSWALD BERTIE

Wg Cdr

He was killed in air raid along with his wife, Irene Edith Clarissa Jane Swain (36) and son Richard (6).  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium.

23 Sep

AYERS, DAVID HART

Sgt

He baled out of Spitfire II, P7362 of No 74 Sqn, off Southwold for an unknown reason but his body was not recovered until 4 Oct 1940.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery.

23 Sep

BEAUMONT, WALTER DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, R7016 of No 152 Sqn, which disappeared over the Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Sep

JAMES, ARTHUR HOOD

Plt Off

He was serving with No 950 Sqn and  committed suicide by hanging at the Royal Hotel, Dunfermline.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Warriston) Cemetery.

23 Sep

COVENTRY, ROBERT GEORGE

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, L8797of No 17 OTU, which crashed in a forced landing following an engine failure. He is buried in Down Hatherley (St Mary and Corpus Christi) Churchyard.

23 Sep

ROZMIAREK, E V PAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, K9480 of No 17 OTU which crashed into a council house in Hucknell and is buried in Hucknell Cemetery.  A family of four were also killed in the house.

23 Sep

DANIELS, FREDERICK CHARLES

AC1

He is buried in Chartham Cemetery.

23 Sep

DOWLEY, JOSEPH HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4914 of No 1 CACU, when it was attacked by Bf 109s over the Channel.  He is buried in Dinnington Church Cemetery.

23 Sep

DUNBAR, ALEXANDER GLASS

Sgt

He is buried in Cardross Churchyard.

23 Sep

GWYNN, CHARLES MARCEL

AC2

Flt Mech. He is buried in Pontlliw (Carmel) Baptist Chapelyard

23 Sep

PULFORD, NORMAN HENRY

LAC

He is buried in Sheffield (Shiregreen) Cemetery.

24 Sep

CORNISH, HERBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1470 GE-J of No 58 Sqn, which crashed after take off, caught fire following which the bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Standish (St Wilfrid) Churchyard.

24 Sep

TAYLOR, LESLIE HAMBLETON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1470 GE-J of No 58 Sqn, which crashed after take off, caught fire following which the bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery.

24 Sep

WATTERSON, ARNOLD IRWIN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1470 GE-J of No 58 Sqn, which crashed after take off, caught fire following which the bomb load exploded.  He was cremated at Harrogate Crematorium

24 Sep

HILLS, JOHN EDWIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2911 of No 61 Sqn, which collided with Hampden P4397 of the same unit.  He is buried in Oxford (Rose Hill) Cemetery.

24 Sep

BLATCH, ALFRED FREDERICK RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4049 OL-A of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

24 Sep

GORWOOD, JOHN ERNEST DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4049 OL-A of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

24 Sep

WATSON, FRANCIS JOSEPH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4049 OL-A of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

24 Sep

BRYSON, JOHN SAMUEL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4037 of No 92 Sqn, which was shot down near North Weald by a Bf 109.  He is buried in North Weald Bassett (St Andrew) Churchyard.

24 Sep

ARROWSMITH, VINCENT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1794 of No 139 Sqn, which shot down by an R-boat over the Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Sep

DAVIDSON, PERCIVAL MATTHEW

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1794 of No 139 Sqn, which shot down by an R-boat over the Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Sep

HENDRY, MAXWELL FREDERICK

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1794 of No 139 Sqn, which shot down by an R-boat over the Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Sep

GLOACKI, W J

Plt Off

He was shot down flying Hurricane I, P3832 of No 605 Sqn, and was captured but died from an allergic reaction to an anti-tetanus injection.  He is buried in Guines Communal Cemetery

24 Sep

ASHLEY, CECIL HENRY

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, P5006 of No 19 OTU, which crashed into Ben Aigen in Morayshire as it emerged from cloud during a navigation exercise. He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground

24 Sep

FOLEY, NORMAN REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, P5006 of No 19 OTU, which crashed into Ben Aigen in Morayshire as it emerged from cloud during a navigation exercise. He is buried in Keresley (St Thomas) Churchyard.

24 Sep

HAY, IAN DE SAILLY ERROL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5006 of No 19 OTU, which crashed into Ben Aigen in Morayshire as it emerged from cloud during a navigation exercise. He is buried in Inverness (Tomnahurich) Cemetery.

24 Sep

LUCAS, PHILIP HENRY DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5006 of No 19 OTU, which crashed into Ben Aigen in Morayshire as it emerged from cloud during a navigation exercise. He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery.

24 Sep

MILLARD, ERNEST STANLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5006 of No 19 OTU, which crashed into Ben Aigen in Morayshire as it emerged from cloud during a navigation exercise. He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground

24 Sep

PROUDFOOT, DAVID SCOTT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5006 of No 19 OTU, which crashed into Ben Aigen in Morayshire as it emerged from cloud during a navigation exercise. He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground

24 Sep

CLEMENTS, WILLIAM RAYMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, P8829 of the RAFC, which crashed near South Raunceby in Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Yaxley Cemetery.

24 Sep

DENNISON, FREDERICK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, P8829 of the RAFC, which crashed near South Raunceby in Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery.

24 Sep

HARRY, PETER JOHN HUMPHREYS

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Oxford I, N1192 of No 3 FTS, which crashed after hitting power cables at Frampton-on-Severn in Gloucestershire.  He is buried in South Cerney (All Hallows) Churchyard.

24 Sep

JAMES, GEORGE FREDERICK JARVIS

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Cosford or was a patient in the RAF Hospital there at the time of his death and is buried in Donnington (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

24 Sep

KEATLEY, COLIN RALPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, N1192 of No 3 FTS, which crashed after hitting power cables at Frampton-on-Severn in Gloucestershire.  He is buried in East Dereham Cemetery.

24 Sep

PALMER, GEORGE EDWARD

AC2

He is buried in Harpswell (St Chad) Churchyard.

24 Sep

SHUTE, DENYS LIONEL

Sgt

He probably died from injuries sustained in an air raid on London and is buried in or was cremated at East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium.

24 Sep

SIDDALL, ERNEST

AC2

He probably died from injuries sustained in an air raid on London and is buried in Horbury Cemetery.

24 Sep

SIDLIN, SAMUEL

AC2

He was serving at RAF Biggin Hill at the time of his death.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Sep

CHEYNE, JAMES LINKLATER BIRNIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2061 of No 14 Sqn, which ditched of Massawa following an engine failure.  He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

25 Sep

KARASEK, LAURENCE ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenhein I, L8369 of No 23 Sqn, which crashed on a night patrol following an engine failure. He is buried in Over Wallop (St Peter) Churchyard.

25 Sep

ORGIAS, ERIC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenhein I, L8369 of No 23 Sqn, which crashed on a night patrol following an engine failure. He is buried in Over Wallop (St Peter) Churchyard.

25 Sep

PAYNE, REGINALD IRVING

AC2

He was killed whilst flying Blenhein I, L8369 of No 23 Sqn, which crashed on a night patrol following an engine failure. He is buried in Over Wallop (St Peter) Churchyard.

25 Sep

ROWE, THOMAS EDWARD

Sgt

He was serving with No 38 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Brighton (Extra-Mural) Borough Cemetery.

25 Sep

CLARKE, WILLIAM CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed flying in Blenheim I, L8394 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters after leaving the target.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

25 Sep

GODRICH, AMBROSE SYDNEY BARNARD

Fg Off

He was killed flying Blenheim I, L8394 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters after leaving the target. He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

25 Sep

THOMPSON, WILLIAM HENRY

Sgt

He was flying in Blenheim I, L8394 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters after leaving the target and managed to bale out.  Some footprints were found but his body was not.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25 Sep

JOHNSON, RAYMOND FRANCIS WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L8793 of No 59 Sqn, which crashed into the sea when it stalled on approach to Thorney Island. He is buried in West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

25 Sep

DUNN, A W DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5046 of No 77 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea having been hit by flak over Berlin. 

25 Sep

SAVILL, BERNARD LEONARD DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5046 of No 77 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea having been hit by flak over Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Sep

BOOTH, PHILIP WATSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6905 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie.  He is buried in Bramley Baptist Chapelyard

25 Sep

LORRIMAR, FRANCIS RAINES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6905 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie.  He is buried in Swine (St Mary) Churchyard.

25 Sep

SIMMS, DONALD BRILL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6905 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie.  He is buried in Brighton (Bear Road) Borough Cemetery.

25 Sep

ETHERINGTON, ARTHUR FREDERICK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1883 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Calais.  He is buried in Guemps Churchyard.

25 Sep

POWELL, WILLIAM HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1883 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Calais.  He is buried in Guemps Churchyard.

25 Sep

SHANN, WINTON SELWOOD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1883 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Calais.  He is buried in Guemps Churchyard.

25 Sep

HOLLAND, KENNETH CHRISTOPHER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, N3173 of No 152 Sqn, which was shot down near Bristol by a He 111.  He was cremated at Weymouth Crematorium

25 Sep

SILVER, WILLIAM GERALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, P9463 of No 152 Sqn, which was shot down near Portsmouth.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Milton) Cemetery.

25 Sep

KULINSKI, J S PAF

Plt Off

He was killed flying as a crewmember in Battle I, L5351 of No 301 Sqn on a raid against Invasion barges

25 Sep

PALIWODA, K

Sgt

He was killed flying Battle I, L5351 of No 301 Sqn on a raid against Invasion barges

25 Sep

WARONSKI, J

Sgt

He was killed flying Battle I, L5351 of No 301 Sqn on a raid against Invasion barges

25 Sep

KUNKA, KAREL

Sgt

He was flying in Wellington IC, L7788 KX-E of No 311 Sqn, which crash landed on a raid to Berlin on 24 Sep 1940.  Somehow he shot himself with a verey gun and died the following day.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

25 Sep

DOWDS, WILLIAM JAMES

AC1

He was serving with No 614 Sqn and died in the Royal Infirmary, Falkirk, due to a compound depressed fracture of the skull, sustained while riding a motor cycle which was in collision with a car.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

25 Sep

PARNALL, STAFFORD THOMAS AuxAF

AC1

He was serving at site 35/6 with No 935 Sqn, and was killed in an air raid on Filton.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

25 Sep

BURROUGHS, FREDERICK ALFRED

AC1

He was possibly killed in an air raid and is buried in Staines (London Road) Cemetery.

25 Sep

CHILDS, FRANCIS GEORGE

AC2

He was possibly killed in an air rain on RAF Hendon.  He is buried in Highgate Cemetery.

25 Sep

HUSHER, CYRIL

AC2

He is buried in Bournemouth East Cemetery.

25 Sep

PACE, FRANK DOUGLAS

AC1

He was possibly killed in an air rain on RAF Hendon.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery.

25 Sep

SIMPSON, JOHN GIFFORD

Plt Off

He was possibly killed in an air raid and was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium.

25 Sep

WISE, RICHARD

AC1

He was possibly killed in an air rain on RAF Hendon.  He is buried in Bishop Auckland (Escomb) Cemetery.

26 Sep

EARL, RAYMOND PATRICK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2090 QR-R of No 61 Sqn, which was hit by flak over Kiel and crashed attempting a forced landing in Sweden.  He is buried in Kviberg Cemetery.

26 Sep

HERMON, WILLIAM DUNCAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2090 QR-R of No 61 Sqn, which was hit by flak over Kiel and crashed attempting a forced landing in Sweden.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery.

26 Sep

SINCLAIR, DONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2090 QR-R of No 61 Sqn, which was hit by flak over Kiel and crashed attempting a forced landing in Sweden.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery.

26 Sep

WILLIAMS, JAMES CLOUGH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2090 QR-R of No 61 Sqn, which was hit by flak over Kiel and crashed attempting a forced landing in Sweden.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery.

26 Sep

HATCH, GEORGE H.

Flt Sgt

He was shot down by Bf110s on 31 May 1940 whilst flying Spitfire I, K9813 of No 64 Sqn and died in captivity.  He is buried in Enghien (Edingen) Communal Cemetery.

26 Sep

ALLEN, DUDLEY BROOKING

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5046 of No 77 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on 24 Sep 1940 having been hit by flak over Berlin.  He is buried in Farnham Civil Cemetery.

26 Sep

GIBBONS, DEREK ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5046 of No 77 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on 24 Sep 1940 having been hit by flak over Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Sep

HOOKER, DONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3809 of No 114 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the Channel on a raid to Boulogne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Sep

JOHNSON, THOMAS KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3809 of No 114 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the Channel on a raid to Boulogne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Sep

WHEELER, FRANK ALBERT ROBERTS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3809 of No 114 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the Channel on a raid to Boulogne.  He is buried in Frimley (St Peter) Churchyard.

26 Sep

HORSKY, VLADIMIR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P3098 of No 238 Sqn, which was shot down over the Solent by a Bf 110.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Sep

SAMOLINSKI, W M C

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7470 of No 253 Sqn, which was lost on a patrol over the Channel. 

26 Sep

AKKERS, H G A RNNAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker T-VIIIW, AV963 of No 320 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy patrol.

26 Sep

SCHEVENHOVEN, J A L RNNAS

Lt 3rd

He was killed whilst flying Fokker T-VIIIW, AV963 of No 320 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy patrol.

26 Sep

SCHOLMAN, L J RNNAS

AC?

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker T-VIIIW, AV963 of No 320 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy patrol.

26 Sep

HOLMES, HARRINGTON FRANK

LAC

He was serving with No 905 Sqn and died from injuries sustained in an air raid.  He is buried in Surbiton Cemetery.

26 Sep

HEATON, HERBERT

LAC

He was killed during an air raid on RAF Henlow when a bomb fell between two hangers on the station, he is buried in Henlow (St Mary) Churchyard.

26 Sep

MUNDY, RONALD JACK

LAC

He was killed during an air raid on RAF Henlow when a bomb fell between two hangers on the station, he is buried in Reading (Henley Road) Cemetery.

26 Sep

PARRINGTON, HAROLD

AC1

He was killed during an air raid on RAF Henlow when a bomb fell between two hangers on the station, he is buried in Ryde Borough Cemetery.

26 Sep

PHELPS, RICHARD EDWIN NEVILE

AC1

He was probably killed in an air raid and is buried in Framilode (St Peter) Churchyard.

26 Sep

ROBINSON, JACK SENIOR CLARKE RAFO

Flt Lt

He died as the result of an accident and is buried in Nutley (St James the Less) Churchyard.

26 Sep

TOTTERDELL, DENIS

AC2

He was killed in an air raid on Uxbridge and is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

27 Sep

BURGOYNE, ERIC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, X4352 of No 19 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Canterbury.  He is buried in Burghfield (St Mary) Churchyard.

27 Sep

LOWE, JOHN EDGECOMBE

Plt Off

He was a member of No 44 Sqn on attachment to No 106 and was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1256 of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Finningley on a training sortie.  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension.

27 Sep

DYKE, LESLIE ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, X4032 of No 64 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Sep

DAVIES-COOKE, PAUL JOHN

Fg Off

He was baled out whilst flying Spitfire I, N3068 of No 72 Sqn, but was dead on reaching the ground.  He is buried in Rhydymwyn (St John) Churchyard.

27 Sep

MALES, ERNEST EDWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, X4340 of No 72 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Sevenoaks.  He is buried in New Southgate Cemetery.

27 Sep

OLDFIELD, TREVOR GUEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, R6622 of No 92 Sqn, which was shot down over Dartford.  He is buried in Chertsey (St Stephen’s) Church Burial Ground

27 Sep

PATERSON, JAMES ALFRED MBE

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, X4422 of No 92 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Sevenoaks.  He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

27 Sep

SYDNEY, CHARLES

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, R6767 of No 92 Sqn, which was shot down over Kingston.  He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

27 Sep

BOGUE, JAMES JOSEPH ALOYSIUS

Sgt

He was killed when abandoned Hampden I, X2914 of No 106 Sqn, which had run out of fuel returning from a 'gardening' mission.  He is buried in Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery.

27 Sep

HARVEY, BERNARD

Sgt

He was killed when abandoned Hampden I, X2914 of No 106 Sqn, which had run out of fuel returning from a 'gardening' mission.  He is buried in Middlesbrough (Acklam) Cemetery.

27 Sep

McLEOD, LLOYD HAIG BEATTY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1256 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Finningley on a training sortie.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Mount Vernon) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

27 Sep

SHELFER, ERIC HENRY WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed when abandoned Hampden I, X2914 of No 106 Sqn, which had run out of fuel returning from a 'gardening' mission.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (He is buried in Sutton Road) Cemetery.

27 Sep

SCHWIND, LIONEL HAROLD

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, N2401 'Q' of No 213 Sqn, which was s hot down by a Bf 110 over Gatwick.  He is buried in Crowborough Burial Ground

27 Sep

SCOTT, ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, P9364 of No 222 Sqn, which failed to return and it was 1990 before is remains were excavated.  He is now buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent

27 Sep

RIMMER, REGINALD FRANK

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V6782 of No 229 Sqn, which was shot down over Burwash by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Hoylake (Grange) Cemetery.

27 Sep

HOMER, MICHAEL GILES DFC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P2967 of No 242 Sqn, which was shot down over Sittingbourne by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Swanage (Godlingston) Cemetery.

27 Sep

BURTON, PERCIVAL ROSS FRANCES

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V6683 of No 249 Sqn, when he rammed a Bf 110.  He was buried in Tangmere (St Andrew) Churchyard.

27 Sep

MEAKER, JAMES REGINALD BRYAN DFC

Plt Off

He baled out of Hurricane I, P3834 of No 249 Sqn, as a result of a combat with a Ju 88 but he was killed when he hit the tailplane.  He is buried in West Dean Cemetery.

27 Sep

ANDRUSZKOW, T

Sgt

He was shot down over Kent whilst flying Hurricane I, V6665 'J' of No 303 Sqn.

27 Sep

PASKIEWICZ, L W

Fg Off

He was shot down over Horsham whilst flying Hurricane I, L1696 'T' of No 303 Sqn.

27 Sep

GUNTER, EDWARD MAURICE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V6645 of No 501 Sqn, when he baled out but his parachute failed to open.  He is buried in Aldeby (St Mary) Churchyard.

27 Sep

CARDELL, PHILIP MELVILLE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, N3244 of No 603 Sqn, when he baled out but his parachute failed to open.  He is buried in Great Paxton (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

27 Sep

MILLER, ROGERS FREEMAN GARLAND

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, X4107 of No 609 Sqn, when he collided with a Bf 110 over Dorset.  He is buried in Radford Semele (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

27 Sep

RAVENHILL, JOHN WALTER

LAC

He was serving with No 904 Sqn and was probably killed in an air raid.  He is buried in Hook (St Paul) Churchyard.

27 Sep

PETERSON, OTTO JOHN RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3647 of No 1 RCAF Sqn, which was shot down in combat with a Ju 88.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

27 Sep

LUPTON, JOHN SHEPPARD HEWITT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4308 of No 14 OTU, when he flew into a tree near Oakham during his second solo on type. He is buried in Idmiston (All Saints) Churchyard.

27 Sep

CARVER, WALTER LESLIE

AC1

He died from injuries sustained the previous day during an air raid on RAF Henlow and is buried in Tillington (All Hallows) Churchyard Extension.

27 Sep

SHAW, GRENVILLE HAMMERTON

Wg Cdr

He is buried in Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemetery.

27 Sep

WELSH, JOHN RICHARD AFM

Sqn Ldr

He was serving as an Air Liaison Officer in the Middle East at the time of his death.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial Cemetery.

27 Sep

WHITLEY, ROGER CHARLES

LAC

He is buried in Torquay Cemetery and Extension

27 Sep

WILDE, EDWARD BRYANT

LAC

He was probably killed in an air raid and is buried in Kensal Green (All Souls') Cemetery.

28 Sep

McNULTY, THOMAS ARTHUR

LAC

He was serving with No 6 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

28 Sep

BROOKER, SYDNEY GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2505 WS-W of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Antwerp on raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

28 Sep

GLADWIN, KENNETH BRUCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2505 WS-W of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Antwerp on raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

28 Sep

HARDY, LEONARD WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2505 WS-W of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Antwerp on raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

28 Sep

MILSOM, EDWARD JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2505 WS-W of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Antwerp on raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

28 Sep

WOODS, JACK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2505 WS-W of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Antwerp on raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

28 Sep

BOYLE, JOHN GREER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, X4426 of No 41 Sqn, which was lost over Kent.  He is buried in Lynsted (or Linsted) (SS. Peter and Paul) New Churchyard.

28 Sep

BENDELL, JOHN REGINALD

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, N1149 of No 42 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during a mining operation. He is buried in Lanriec Communal Cemetery.

28 Sep

MACNAUGHTON, JOHN ALLAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1149 of No 42 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during a mining operation. He is buried in Tregunc Communal Cemetery.

28 Sep

MASSON, CHARLES FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1149 of No 42 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during a mining operation. He is buried in Fouesnant Communal Cemetery.

28 Sep

WOOLNOUGH, CYRIL KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, N1149 of No 42 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during a mining operation. He is buried in Tregunc Communal Cemetery.

28 Sep

SNOOKE, DUDLEY DELACOURTTE

Plt Off

He was killed having abandoned Hampden I, P4392 OL-P of No 83 Sqn, over Lincolnshire having been unable to locate Scampton on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Scampton (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

28 Sep

HALL, JOHN ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7843 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

28 Sep

REA, JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7843 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Haverlee War Cemetery.

28 Sep

BANN, SAMUEL ERIC

Sgt

He baled out of Hurricane I, V6776 of No 238 Sqn, but his parachute failed to open.  He is buried in Macclesfield Cemetery.

28 Sep

HARRISON, DAVID STEWART

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3836 of No 238 Sqn, which was shot down over the Solent by a Bf 109.  He was buried in Tangmere (St Andrew) Churchyard.

28 Sep

LITTLE, RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2400 of No 238 Sqn, which shot down by a Bf 109 over the Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Sep

BROWN, PERCY SHARP

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5129 of No 269 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Herdia airfield in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Sep

EMENO, LIONEL BURTON

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, P5129 of No 269 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Herdia airfield in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Sep

HEATH, JAMES WILLIAM CLARKE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, P5129 of No 269 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Herdia airfield in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Sep

MACDONALD, JOHN NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5129 of No 269 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Herdia airfield in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Sep

HARROLD, FREDERICK CECIL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3417 'SD-W' of No 501 Sqn, which was lost in action over Kent.  He is buried in Cherry Hinton (St Andrew) Churchyard.

28 Sep

MACDONALD, HAROLD KENNEDY

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, L1076 of No 603 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Gillingham.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium

28 Sep

CROFTS, PETER GUERIN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6699 of No 605 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Dallington.  He is buried in TIlford (All Saints) Churchyard.

28 Sep

GORE, WILLIAM ERNEST DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3108 of No 607 Sqn, which shot down off Selsey Bill.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Sep

IRVING, MAURICE MILNE

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, R4189 of No 607 Sqn, which shot down off Selsey Bill.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Sep

SMITH, DONALD SYDNEY

Fg Off

He was seriously injured whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4328 of No 616 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Faversham the previous day.  He died from his injuries and is buried in Highley (St Mary) Churchyard.

28 Sep

LEAVER, CECIL GORDON MONS

AC2

He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

28 Sep

NIMMO, FRASER

AC1

He is buried in Wigtown Cemetery.

28 Sep

RAWLINGS, JOHN ALTON

App

He was an apprentice at RAF Halton and was 'found dead in a shower bath at the barrack room at the camp, suspended by a towel around his neck from a clothes hook on the wall.'  The coroner stated 'that there was no evidence before him to indicate under what circumstances the deceased youth met his death, nor any evidence as to the state of his mind at the time.'  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

29 Sep

COX, ANTHONY HOWARD CALDICOTT

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2472 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Honington on its return from Hanau.  He is buried in Merstham (St Catherine) New Churchyard.

29 Sep

NICHOLS, MICHAEL IVOR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2472 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Honington on its return from Hanau.  He is buried in Honington (All Saints) Churchyard., Suffolk

29 Sep

DINGLE, ARTHUR COLLINS

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3150 of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down near Osnabruck.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

29 Sep

LITTLEJOHN, JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3150 of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down near Osnabruck.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

29 Sep

TAYLOR, GEORGE HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3150 of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down near Osnabruck.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

29 Sep

TURNER, GERALD PERCY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3150 of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down near Osnabruck.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

29 Sep

YOUNG, PETER ARCHIBALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3150 of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down near Osnabruck.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

29 Sep

CATLEY, FREDERICK NORMAN COLIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2134 of No 49 Sqn, which crashed near Wigan on a training flight.  He is buried in Scampton (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

29 Sep

HASTIE, BERTRAM VICTOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2134 of No 49 Sqn, which crashed near Wigan on a training flight.  He is buried in Scampton (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

29 Sep

NICOL, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2134 of No 49 Sqn, which crashed near Wigan on a training flight.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire

29 Sep

HOBSON, ALAN GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2902 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Sep

MERRICK, PETER ANTHONY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2902 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Sep

TAYLOR, JOHN CORNELIUS

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2902 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Sep

WATCHOUS, KENNETH HARRISON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2902 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Sep

PETERS, GEORGE CHARLES BOYCE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane X, P5177 of No 79 Sqn, which was shot down by a He 111 off the Irish coast.  He is buried in Rathnew Cemetery.

29 Sep

HALLAM, WALTER THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3164 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hanau.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29 Sep

McGIBBON, JAMES

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V7312 of No 615 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Ayr during a practice dogfight.  He is buried in Faslane Cemetery.

29 Sep

ANDERSON, GORDON

LAC

He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery.

29 Sep

GIBSON, RALPH WILLIAM

AC1

He is buried in Southampton (St Mary Extra) Cemetery.

29 Sep

GREEN, GEORGE ROBERT FLEMING

Cpl

He died in Southmead Hospital from wounds sustained in an air raid on 25 Sep 1940 and is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

29 Sep

PUMPHREY, MAURICE JOHN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford II, P9021 of No 3 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Salperton after stalling during a forced landing.  He is buried in Winchcombe (Greet Road) Cemetery.

29 Sep

RUTTER, JOHN LEWIS

AC2

He was killed in a road accident near Redditch and is buried in King's Norton (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

29 Sep

TOWNSEND, ARTHUR HUGH

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Harvard I, N7165 of No 15 SFTS, which crashed on the approach to Kidlington at night.  He is buried in Woodstock Cemetery.

30 Sep

FARRELL, HUGH

LAC

He was flying as the crewman in Audax, K5585 of No 20 Sqn, whose pilot carried out a low level pass on some troops killing two of the troops and damaging the undercarriage.  On attempting to land back at Kohat, the pilot stalled the aircraft on approach resulting in a fatal crash. He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

30 Sep

GARFOOT, ALLAN

Fg Off

Having carried out a low level pass on some troops in Audax, K5585 of No 20 Sqn, killing two of the troops and damaging the undercarriage, he crashed at Kohat as a result of stalling the aircraft on approach.  His crewman was also killed. He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

30 Sep

BUSH, GEORGE JUSTIN

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L6665 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down on the return from a raid against Gura. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

30 Sep

CORNEY, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6665 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down on the return from a raid against Gura. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

30 Sep

USHER, JOHN CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6665 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down on the return from a raid against Gura. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

30 Sep

CROSSMAN, JOHN DALLAS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V6748 of No 46 Sqn, which was shot down over Forest Row by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Chalfont St Giles Churchyard.

30 Sep

BEVAN-JOHN, SPENCER RHYS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, T2044 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on the way to Rotterdam. He is buried in Pembrey (St Illtyd) Churchyard.

30 Sep

MACQUIRE, STANLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2044 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on the way to Rotterdam. He is buried in Northampton (Kingthorpe) Cemetery.

30 Sep

SHAW, HAROLD ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2044 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on the way to Rotterdam.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Sep

LAWS, ADRIAN FRANCIS DFM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, P9564 of No 64 Sqn, which collided with another Spitfire and crashed near Leconfield.  He is buried in Wells-next-the-Sea Cemetery.

30 Sep

JELLEY, EDWARD ARTHUR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3168 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed on Exmoor after running out of fuel.  He is buried in Swadlincote District (Church Gresley) Cemetery.

30 Sep

BURT, ERIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4189 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed on Black Edge in the Peak District.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Liberton) Cemetery.

30 Sep

COOK, CHARLES OWEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4189 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed on Black Edge in the Peak District.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

30 Sep

GOW, JOHN GRAY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4189 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed on Black Edge in the Peak District.  He is buried in Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery.

30 Sep

MERRETT, JACK EDWIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6191 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Wattisham and burst into flames.  He is buried in Reading (Henley Road) Cemetery.

30 Sep

WALTERS, SIDNEY

Sgt

He was severely injured whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6191 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Wattisham and burst into flames.  He was pulled from the flames by Wg Cdr L F Sinclair, who was awarded a GC for his courage.  However, he died from his injuries later that day and is buried in Probus (SS Probus and Grace) Churchyard.

30 Sep

CATER, LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellesley I, K7763 of No 14 Sqn which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Kassala.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

30 Sep

MEADOWCROFT, KENNETH HERBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellesley I, K7763 of No 14 Sqn which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Kassala.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

30 Sep

SHELTON, BERNARD JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellesley I, K7763 of No 14 Sqn which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Kassala.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

30 Sep

REDDINGTON, LESLIE ARTHUR EDWIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, L1072 of No 152 Sqn, which was shot down near Portland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Sep

SAMBROOK, HARRY EDWARD

Sgt

He was lost whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7843 of No 214 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Mannheim two days earlier and may not have been killed at the time but dying from injuries sustained.  He is buried in Belgrade Cemetery.

30 Sep

GOODWIN, CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1261 of No 219 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Acklington. He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery.

30 Sep

McCAUL, JOHN PATRICK

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1261 of No 219 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Acklington. He is buried in Leigh Cemetery.

30 Sep

SHEPPERD, GEORGE EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1261 of No 219 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Acklington. He is buried in Catterick Cemetery.

30 Sep

COX, RONALD CHRISTOPHER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9326 of No 224 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Aldergrove on a convoy escort. He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery.

30 Sep

GIBBS, ARTHUR JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, T9326 of No 224 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Aldergrove on a convoy escort. He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

30 Sep

O'CONNOR, JOHN PATRICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9326 of No 224 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Aldergrove on a convoy escort. He is buried in North Ormesby (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

30 Sep

POSGATE, KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, T9326 of No 224 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Aldergrove on a convoy escort. He is buried in Killead Presbyterian Churchyard.

30 Sep

SWANN, STANLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9326 of No 224 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Aldergrove on a convoy escort. He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

30 Sep

RAVENHILL, MALCOLM

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2815 of No 229 Sqn, which was shot down over Kent.  He is buried in Sheffield (City Road) Cemetery.

30 Sep

HARDACRE, JOHN REGINALD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane P3414 'K' of No 504 Sqn, which was shot down off Weymouth.  He is buried in Fawley (All Saints) Churchyard.

30 Sep

BACON, CHARLES HARVEY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, K9818 of No 610, which crashed on the beach at Alnmouth.  He is buried in Windermere (St Mary's) Cemetery

30 Sep

ODSTRCILEK, OTAKAR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, L5079 of No 12 OTU, which crashed at Streatley on his first solo on the type. He is buried in Benson (or Bensington) (St Helen) Churchyard Extension.

30 Sep

KURKA, JAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L1986 of No 6 OTU, which was abandoned near Marholm in Northamptonshire. He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard.

30 Sep

CLAYTON, HERBERT REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson, N7273 of No 1 (C) OTU which crashed near Cummertrees, Annan and is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery.

30 Sep

HURST, JOHN CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Master, N7771 of No 8 SFTS which crashed whilst night flying at Edzell and is buried in Billinge (St Aiden) Churchyard.

30 Sep

KEMP, NORMAN LLEWELLYN DAVID

Cpl

He was killed by a bomb fragment during an air raid on Hastings whilst making arrangements for his brother's funeral, who had been killed in an earlier raid a few days before.  He is buried in Hastings Cemetery, Sussex.

30 Sep

NEILL, DOUGLAS JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson, N7273 of No 1 (C) OTU which crashed near Cummertrees, Annan and is buried in Blairgowrie Cemetery.

30 Sep

SMITH, FRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson, N7273 of No 1 (C) OTU which crashed near Cummertrees, Annan and is buried in Elton (All Saints) Churchyard. Lancs.

30 Sep

WAKE, WILLIAM HEREWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson, N7273 of No 1 (C) OTU which crashed near Cummertrees, Annan and is buried in Oulton (St Michael) Churchyard.

 

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