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Casualties - 11 - 20 October 1940


Date Name Rank Comments

11 Oct

LECKY, JOHN GAGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, P9447 of No 41 Sqn, which was shot down over Maidstone by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Tilford (All Saints) Churchyard.

11 Oct

O'NEILL, DESMOND HUGH

Fg Off

He baled out of Spitfire I, X4052 of No 41 Sqn, when he collided with X4554 of the same unit but his parachute failed to open.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery.

11 Oct

NEVILLE, MAURICE WILLIAM

Sgt

He was serving with No 61 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Oct

EASTMENT, RICHARD SAMUEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7840 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed into a hanger at Stradishall on take off.  Langton Matravers Church Cemetery.

11 Oct

HELLEWELL, CLIFFORD A.

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7840 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed into a hanger at Stradishall on take off.  He is buried in Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery.

11 Oct

HUNT, GEORGE WILLIAM RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7840 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed into a hanger at Stradishall on take off.  He is buried in Stradishall (St Margaret) Churchyard.

11 Oct

RAFTER, CHARLES WILLIAM A. HAUGHTON

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7840 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed into a hanger at Stradishall on take off.  He is buried in Harborne (St Peter) Churchyard.

11 Oct

EAST, LOUIS FRANK DFM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, N1526 of No 10 OTU, which crashed on a night training flight near Akeman Street. He is buried in Townshend Methodist Chapelyard

11 Oct

FLETCHER, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1526 of No 10 OTU, which crashed on a night training flight near Akeman Street. He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

11 Oct

McKEE, PATRICK PERCY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1526 of No 10 OTU, which crashed on a night training flight near Akeman Street. He is buried in Our Lady and St Edmund of Abingdon Roman Catholic Churchyard.

11 Oct

PHOENIX, FREDERICK DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1526 of No 10 OTU, which crashed on a night training flight near Akeman Street. He is buried in Birkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Cemetery.

11 Oct

RIEPENHAUSEN, JAMES ERIC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, N1526 of No 10 OTU, which crashed on a night training flight near Akeman Street. He is buried in Birkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Cemetery.

11 Oct

SMALL, WILLIAM RAYMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, N1526 of No 10 OTU, which crashed on a night training flight near Akeman Street. He is buried in East London Cemetery, Plaistow

11 Oct

AYLING, CHARLES ALBERT HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire II, P7303 of No 421 Flt, which was shot down near Newchurch in Kent.  He is buried in Pembroke (Monkton St Nicholas) Cemetery.

11 Oct

SPEAKE, EDWARD CHARLES

AC2

He is buried in Knowbury (St Paul) Churchyard.

12 Oct

SPENCER, HAROLD KENNETH

LAC

He was serving with No 30 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery.

12 Oct

HALL, HARRY

LAC

He was serving with No 55 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

12 Oct

CASE, HERBERT ROBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, P9338 of No 72 Sqn, which crashed near Folkestone for no known reason.  He is buried in Withycombe (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

12 Oct

PATTINSON, ABERCONWAY JOHN SEFTON

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4591 of No 92 Sqn, which was shot down over Hawkinge by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Poole (Parkstone) Cemetery.

12 Oct

WADHAM, JOHN VICTOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7426 of No 145 Sqn, which was shot down over Dungeness by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Carisbrooke Cemetery.

12 Oct

BARON, RUPERT VICTOR

Plt Off

He baled out of Blenheim, L1113 of No 219 Sqn, following an engine failure but his parachute failed to open.  He is buried in Sittingbourne Cemetery.

12 Oct

McINTOSH, PETER ROY CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P3022 of No 605 Sqn, which was shot down during a combat with a number of Bf 109s.  His body was actually found by members of his family near Littlestone Golf Club and he is now buried in Shirley (St John) Churchyard.

12 Oct

PETITT, CHARLES EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed flying Spitfire I, P9327 of No 7 OTU, which dived into the ground near Abergele in Denbighshire. He is buried in Olney Cemetery.

12 Oct

EATON, LESLIE JAMES

LAC

He died from wounds sustained on 26 Sep 1940 during an air raid on RAF Henlow is buried in Manor Park Cemetery.

12 Oct

HOBBS, ALFRED JAMES

AC2

He is buried in Frensham Cemetery.

12 Oct

PARKER, MALCOLM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Master I, N7836 of No 7 OTU, which crashed near his home at North Wingfield near Chesterfield whilst supposedly carrying a local flying exercise around Hawarden.  He is buried in Heath (All Saints) Churchyard

12 Oct

WARREN, ROY FENNING

Cpl

He is buried in Clacton Cemetery.

13 Oct

JACKSON, ARTHUR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF, L6637 of No 29 Sqn, which was shot down by a Hurricane over the Wirral.  He is buried in Mexborough Cemetery.

13 Oct

SLY, OSWALD KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF, L6637 of No 29 Sqn, which was shot down by a Hurricane over the Wirral.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Oct

STEVENS, ROBERT EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF, L6637 of No 29 Sqn, which was shot down by a Hurricane over the Wirral.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Oct

BLITZ, MORRIS

AC1

He was killed an air raid together with his wife and is buried in Enfield (Adath Yisroel) Cemetery.

13 Oct

BRIGHTON, ALBERT EDWARD

Sgt

He was serving with No 42 Sqn, and died in the Royal Aberdeen Infirmary.  He is buried in Wisbech St Mary (St Mary) Churchyard.

13 Oct

COCKAYNE, GEORGE ANGUS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L8502 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against a fuel dump at Gura. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

13 Oct

FERRIS, TREVOR ASCOTT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8502 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against a fuel dump at Gura. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

13 Oct

MEADOWS, ALBERT ALFRED DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8463 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against a fuel dump at Gura. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

13 Oct

READER, ROBERT WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8502 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against a fuel dump at Gura. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

13 Oct

ROBERTS, LAURENCE STEWART

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8463 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against a fuel dump at Gura. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

13 Oct

RYLES, ERIC BROMLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8463 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against a fuel dump at Gura. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

13 Oct

WOODROFFE, GORDON CYRIL BUTLER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L8463 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against a fuel dump at Gura. He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

13 Oct

DENNING, RANDOLPII FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9243 of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Oct

DOUGLAS, CHARLES HAROLD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9243 of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Oct

KELLER, WILLIAM EDMUND NORMAN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9243 of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Oct

MATTICK, ARTHUR REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9243 of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Oct

SHUTTLEWORTH, BERNARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9243 of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Oct

WRIGHT, ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9243 of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Oct

PATTISON, KENNETH CLIFTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P7323 of No 611, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing at Cooksey Green near Bromsgrove in Staffordshire.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery.

13 Oct

DUNN, PETER MCINTOSH

AC1

He is buried in Aberdeen (St Peter's) Cemetery.

13 Oct

EDWARDS, JOHN RICHARD LESLIE

AC1

He was possibly killed whilst flying Master I, N7962 of No 56 OTU, which crashed at Wisbech after stalling.  He is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery.

13 Oct

THOMPSON, STANLEY JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Master I, N7962 of No 56 OTU, which crashed at Wisbech after stalling.  He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard.

13 Oct

WIGGINS, FREDERICK WILLIAM

AC2

He was probably killed in an air raid on London and is buried in Theale (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

14 Oct

CASWELL, JAMES JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4993 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which collided with a barrage balloon cable near Weybridge on its way to Le Havre.  He is buried in Southport (Birkdale) Cemetery.

14 Oct

COONEY, KENNETH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4993 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which collided with a barrage balloon cable near Weybridge on its way to Le Havre.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery.

14 Oct

DAVIES, EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4993 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which collided with a barrage balloon cable near Weybridge on its way to Le Havre.  He is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

14 Oct

HENRY, BERT LLEWELLYN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4993 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which collided with a barrage balloon cable near Weybridge on its way to Le Havre.  He is buried in South Shield (He is buried in Harton) Cemetery.

14 Oct

WRIGHT, DENNIS RAYMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4993 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which collided with a barrage balloon cable near Weybridge on its way to Le Havre.  He is buried in Ilkeston (Park) Cemetery.

14 Oct

BALDWIN, JACK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2910 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

14 Oct

BURT, LEONARD JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2910 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

14 Oct

CARRELL, RONALD MARK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2910 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

14 Oct

TOMLINSON, PAUL

LAC

He was serving with No 73 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Doncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery.

14 Oct

NEILL, DAVID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3671 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost on an anti-shipping mission.  He is buried in Blairgowrie Cemetery.

14 Oct

OGILVY, ALLISTER SMITH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3671 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost on an anti-shipping mission.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Oct

WALKER, BERNARD (581250)

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3671 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost on an anti-shipping mission.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Oct

ACHESON, JAMES GLASGOW IRWIN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7362 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Oct

FARLOWE, JAMES THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7362 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Oct

GARSTIN, RICHARD ELLEKER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7362 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Oct

LASCELLES, JOHN RICHARD HASTINGS

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7362 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Oct

HANKS, ROBERT ARCHIBALD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9343 of No 233 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Oct

PURT, JOHN WALTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, T9343 of No 233 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Oct

ROWLEY, LOUIS PERCY

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, T9343 of No 233 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Oct

WILKS, JOHN JACKSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9343 of No 233 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Oct

EGIERSKI, T

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5499 BH-Y of No 300 Sqn, which crashed near Nottingham on a raid to Calais. 

14 Oct

GEBICKI, D

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5499 BH-Y of No 300 Sqn, which crashed near Nottingham on a raid to Calais. 

14 Oct

MORAW. E

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5499 BH-Y of No 300 Sqn, which crashed near Nottingham on a raid to Calais. 

14 Oct

HOPE, RALPH

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3107 of No 605 Sqn, which flew into a balloon cable giving chase to a He 111.  He was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium

14 Oct

DRENNAN, THOMAS HARRY

Flt Sgt

He was serving aboard HMS Eagle at the time of his death.  He is buried in Cape Town (Plumstead) Cemetery

14 Oct

HOOLEY, DONALD JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard I, P5943 of No 20 SFTS, which spun in near Cleveland Dam in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

14 Oct

PICKERING, CHARLES FRANCIS

LAC

He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

14 Oct

POTTIER, ALBERT CHARLES

AC2

He was the son of Albert Henry and Emily Jane Pottier, of Dalston; husband of Ethel Louisa Pottier and father of Valerie Ethel Pottier, of Hackney, all of whom were killed in the same incident, probably as the result of an air raid.  He is buried in Abney Park Cemetery. 

14 Oct

WADEY, GEORGE ERNEST

AC2

He was possibly serving or training at No 10 School of Technical Training at RAF Kirkham and is buried in Kirkham (St Michael) Churchyard and Extension

15 Oct

AUSTIN, GUY PAUL WENTWORTH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2464 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

15 Oct

BARTLETT, JOHN EDWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2464 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

15 Oct

HAY, COLIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2464 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

15 Oct

HINKS, JOHN OLDING

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2464 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

15 Oct

NIELD, ERIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2464 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

15 Oct

SKIDMORE, ALBERT EDGAR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2464 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

15 Oct

DICKINSON, ROBERT JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4143 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, when he failed to abandon the aircraft which crashed near Thirsk.  He is buried in Leeming (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

15 Oct

NEVILLE, LESLIE PETER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4143 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, when he failed to abandon the aircraft which crashed near Thirsk.  He is buried in Leeming (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

15 Oct

LLOYD, PHILIP DAVID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4178 of No 41 Sqn, which was shot down off the Kent coast by a Bf 109.  He is buried in High Beech (Holy Innocents) Churchyard.

15 Oct

GUNNING, PETER STACKHOUSE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6550 of No 46 Sqn, which was shot down over the Thames Estuary by a Bf 109.  He is buried in North Weald Bassett (St Andrew) Churchyard.

15 Oct

WILLIAMS, ERIC EDWARD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2480 of No 46 Sqn, which was shot down over the Thames Estuary by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Oct

ANDREWS, EDGAR JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2993 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

15 Oct

DAVIES, ARTHUR HOWELL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2993 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

15 Oct

BLACK, GEORGE RODERICK HARTWELL

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4206 KN-A of No 77 Sqn, which crashed in the circuit after hitting tree on its return from Stettin.  He is buried in Barkby Cemetery.

15 Oct

PARKER, KENNETH BRUCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6838 of No 92 Sqn, which was shot down over the Thames Estuary by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

15 Oct

DE KEYSER, JOHN LIONEL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, T9303 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Oct

KENT, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9303 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Oct

STEEL, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9303 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Oct

TEDEN, DEREK EDMUND

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, T9303 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Oct

DRUCE, DAVID MERVYN BOUGHEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Lysander I, L4714 of No 208 Sqn, which was shot down by CR 42s.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

15 Oct

MULDOWNEY, JOHN FELIX

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Lysander I, L4714 of No 208 Sqn, which was shot down by CR 42s.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

15 Oct

CLATWORTHY, ERIC JONES

AC1

He was serving with No 226 Sqn, but contracted TB and died at home.  He is buried in Swansea (Morriston) Cemetery.

15 Oct

FENEMORE, STANLEY ALLEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6722 of No 501 Sqn, which was shot down over Redhill by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery.

15 Oct

MUIRHEAD, IAN JAMES DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2546 of No 605 Sqn, which was shot down over Maidstone by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Holme Cultram (St Mary) Churchyard.

15 Oct

HOLLAND, JOHN JAMES

LAC

He was serving with No 901 Sqn and was probably killed in an air raid on London.  He is buried in Greenwich Cemetery.

15 Oct

DAVIDSON, VALENTINE

LAC

He was serving with No 937 Sqn and was killed in an air raid on London, whilst attending a course.  He is buried in Seaton Valley (Earsdon) Cemetery.

15 Oct

ALCOCK, FRED

LAC

He was killed at 169 Ballards Road in Dagenham, Essex in an air raid whilst he was attending a course and is buried in Havant and Waterloo (Warblington) Cemetery.

15 Oct

MANSELL, JOHN

AC2

He is buried in Sittingbourne Cemetery.

15 Oct

McCALLUM, HARVEY GORDON

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, R5969 of No 21 SFTS, which collided with Harvard, N7028 of No 20 SFTS.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

15 Oct

MORONEY, R G

Sgt

He was serving with No 10 SFTS at the time of his death.  He is buried in Johannesburg (Brixton) Cemetery.

15 Oct

STEWART-DAWSON, NORMAN GORDON DSO, DSC

Fg Off

He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

15 Oct

TILBURN, GUY DEPLEDGE

LAC

He was cremated at  Croydon (Mitcham Road) Crematorium

15 Oct

WESTLAKE, FREDERICK GEORGE

LAC

He was killed in an air raid, probably in Dagenham, whilst he was attending a course and is buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery.

16 Oct

CORBETT, FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4129 of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a 'gardening' sortie near Bordeaux.  He is buried in Ambares-et-Lagrave Communal Cemetery.

16 Oct

FRIEND, KENNETH CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4129 of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a 'gardening' sortie near Bordeaux.  He is buried in Ambares-et-Lagrave Communal Cemetery.

16 Oct

IMBER, DENNIS SYDNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4129 of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a 'gardening' sortie near Bordeaux.  He is buried in Ambares-et-Lagrave Communal Cemetery.

16 Oct

ROSE, ROBERT FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4129 of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a 'gardening' sortie near Bordeaux.  He is buried in Ambares-et-Lagrave Communal Cemetery.

16 Oct

PEARSON, IAN FORBES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, R6714 of No 65 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Gateside, Fife. He is buried in Strathmiglo Parish Churchyard.

16 Oct

DAVIES, RONALD JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, T9328 of No 224 Sqn, which flew into Slievenanee Mountain, Northern Ireland in cloud. He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

16 Oct

NAYLER, ALFRED BALLANTINE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, T9328 of No 224 Sqn, which flew into Slievenanee Mountain, Northern Ireland in cloud. He is buried in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery.

16 Oct

SCOTT, FRANCIS COLIN

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, T9328 of No 224 Sqn, which flew into Slievenanee Mountain, Northern Ireland in cloud. He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

16 Oct

THOMAS, ARTHUR FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, T9328 of No 224 Sqn, which flew into Slievenanee Mountain, Northern Ireland in cloud. He is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery.

16 Oct

TISDALL, ANTHONY BERESFORD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, T9328 of No 224 Sqn, which flew into Slievenanee Mountain, Northern Ireland in cloud. He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

16 Oct

DAVIES, JOHN ALFRED

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P3999 of No 308 Sqn, which dived into the ground after hitting a balloon cable at Whitley, Coventry.  He is buried in Hartland (or Stoke St Nectan) (St Nectan) Churchyard.

16 Oct

CHALUPA, JAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P3143 of No 310 Sqn, which suffered an engine failure on a training flight near Ely.  He abandoned the aircraft but may not have survived and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

16 Oct

ALBRECHT, JOSEF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2771 KX-H of No 311 Sqn, which crashed near Bentley Prior due to icing on its way to Kiel.  He is buried in Harrow (Pinner) New Cemetery.

16 Oct

JAROSEK, HUBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7844 KX-T of No 311 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Oosterwolde General Cemetery, Oldbroek

16 Oct

JIRSAK, OTTO

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7844 KX-T of No 311 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Oosterwolde General Cemetery, Oldbroek

16 Oct

KLIMT, KARL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7844 KX-T of No 311 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Oosterwolde General Cemetery, Oldbroek

16 Oct

LANDA, BOHUMIL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7844 KX-T of No 311 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Oosterwolde General Cemetery, Oldbroek.

16 Oct

MATOUSEK, JAROSLAV

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2771 KX-H of No 311 Sqn, which crashed near Bentley Prior due to icing on its way to Kiel.  He is buried in Harrow (Pinner) New Cemetery.

16 Oct

SLABY, JAROSLAV

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2771 KX-H of No 311 Sqn, which crashed near Bentley Prior due to icing on its way to Kiel.  He is buried in Harrow (Pinner) New Cemetery.

16 Oct

VESELY, JAN

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2771 KX-H of No 311 Sqn, which crashed near Bentley Prior due to icing on its way to Kiel.  He is buried in Harrow (Pinner) New Cemetery.

16 Oct

ZAPLETAL, FRANT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2771 KX-H of No 311 Sqn, which crashed near Bentley Prior due to icing on its way to Kiel.  He is buried in Harrow (Pinner) New Cemetery.

16 Oct

HOWARD, SIDNEY JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, L7924 of No 14 OTU, which crashed after hitting a tree near Richmond, Yorkshire. He is buried in Nettleham (All Saints) Old Churchyard.

16 Oct

HURST, ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, L7924 of No 14 OTU, which crashed after hitting a tree near Richmond, Yorkshire. He is buried in Upper Tean (Christ Church) Churchyard.

16 Oct

MURRAY, CYRIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L7924 of No 14 OTU, which crashed after hitting a tree near Richmond, Yorkshire. He is buried in St Helens Cemetery

16 Oct

SUMNER, STANLEY ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, L7924 of No 14 OTU, which crashed after hitting a tree near Richmond, Yorkshire. He is buried in Luton General Cemetery.

16 Oct

TODD, THOMAS HUNTLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L7924 of No 14 OTU, which crashed after hitting a tree near Richmond, Yorkshire. He is buried in Crook and Willington (Howden-le-Wear) Cemetery.

16 Oct

MORMAN, WILLIAM THOMAS CHARLES

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Henley III, L3316 of No 1 AACU, which crashed in Liverpool Bay following an engine failure.  He is buried in Guitting Power (or Lower Guitting) (St Michael) Churchyard.

16 Oct

TROUNCER, THOMAS DOWELL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Whitley, T4225 of No 4 Ferry Pilot Pool, which flew into high ground on Ilkley Moor during a ferry flight. He is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

17 Oct

BROWN, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2143 of No 49 Sqn, which crashed near Andover probably as a result of running out of fuel.  He is buried in Larkhall Cemetery, Dalserf

17 Oct

FLANAGAN, PETER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2143 of No 49 Sqn, which crashed near Andover probably as a result of running out of fuel.  He is buried in Hubberston (St David) Churchyard.

17 Oct

PARKER, RICHARD CECIL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2143 of No 49 Sqn, which crashed near Andover probably as a result of running out of fuel.  He is buried in Ramsden (St James) Churchyard.

17 Oct

PITMAN, CHARLES DEREK

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2143 of No 49 Sqn, which crashed near Andover probably as a result of running out of fuel.  He is buried in Dirleton Cemetery.

17 Oct

POTTER, ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4195 of No 49 Sqn, which crashed near Ashford on its return from a 'gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Glasgow (Eastwood) Cemetery.

17 Oct

HIVES, ERNEST EDWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, T2319 of No 59 Sqn, which was last seen in formation prior to carrying out an attack on destroyers in Brest and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.  He was the son of Lord Hives, Chairman of Rolls Royce

17 Oct

JONES, BERTRAM DENNIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2319 of No 59 Sqn, which was last seen in formation prior to carrying out an attack on destroyers in Brest and is buried in Risca (Danygraig) Cemetery.

17 Oct

JONES, EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2319 of No 59 Sqn, which was last seen in formation prior to carrying out an attack on destroyers in Brest and is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery.

17 Oct

CLEMERSON, WILLIAM HERBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2979 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed near Swaffham whilst attempting to carry out an emergency landing.  He is buried in Ilkeston (Park) Cemetery.

17 Oct

FLANAGAN, DOMINICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2979 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed near Swaffham whilst attempting to carry out an emergency landing.  He is buried in Swaffham Cemetery.

17 Oct

GARDNER, EDWIN CHARLES

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2979 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed near Swaffham whilst attempting to carry out an emergency landing.  He is buried in Tacolneston (All Saints) Churchyard.

17 Oct

HEWITT, WILLIAM HUTCHINSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2979 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed near Swaffham whilst attempting to carry out an emergency landing.  He is buried in Cornamagh Cemetery.

17 Oct

REILLEY, HUGH WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6800 'N' of No 66 Sqn, which was shot down over Westerham by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Gravesend Cemetery.

17 Oct

RICALTON, ALAN LESLIE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire II, P7360 of No 74 Sqn, which was shot down over Maidstone by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Sittingbourne Cemetery.

17 Oct

FRITH, ERIC THOMAS

Sgt

He was badly burned flying Spitfire I, X4597 of No 92 Sqn, as a result of a combat with Bf 109s on 9 Oct 1940 and managed to bale out.  However, he died from his injuries on this date and is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

17 Oct

BROWN, JOHN HERBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2973 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Merseburg.  He is buried in Norre Havrvig Churchyard.

17 Oct

FERGUSON, JOHN ADAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2973 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Merseburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Oct

JACKSON, JAMES JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed when he abandoned Hampden I, X2988 of No 144 Sqn, which ran out of fuel on its return from Merseburg.  He is buried in Glasgow (St Kentigern's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

17 Oct

RANDS, EDWARD ANTHONY GASTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2973 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Merseburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Oct

YOUNG, ROBERT GILMOUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2973 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Merseburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Oct

ATKINSON, RONALD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3174 'G' of No 213 Sqn, which was shot down over Ashford by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery.

17 Oct

CAMPBELL, NORMAN NEIL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V6575 of No 242 Sqn, which crashed into the sea in combat with D0 17.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery.

17 Oct

LANG, KAREL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, L7786 of No 311 Sqn, which flew into power cables in Suffolk.  He is buried in Honington (All Saints) Churchyard., Suffolk

17 Oct

SNAJDR, J

Flt Lt

He was killed when he abandoned Wellington IC, N2773 KX-K of No 311 Sqn, near Blidworth, Nottinghamshire. 

17 Oct

TOSOVSKY, OLDRICH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, L7786 of No 311 Sqn, which flew into power cables in Suffolk.  He is buried in Honington (All Saints) Churchyard., Suffolk

17 Oct

VEJRAZKA, MILOSLAV

Plt Off

He was killed when he abandoned Wellington IC, N2773 KX-K of No 311 Sqn, near Blidworth, Nottinghamshire.  He is buried in Honington (All Saints) Churchyard., Suffolk

17 Oct

ORRISS, FRANK

Cpl

He was serving with No 909 Sqn and killed at home when a bomb landed on his house during an air raid.  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery.

17 Oct

MUNDAY, WYNTON SCOTT

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Wellington I, L4259 of No 15 OTU which crashed after suffering an engine fire in the circuit at Hampstead Norris. He is buried in Harwell Cemetery.

17 Oct

WATT, GEORGE THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Wellington I, L4259 of No 15 OTU which crashed after suffering an engine fire in the circuit at Hampstead Norris. He is buried in Harwell Cemetery.

17 Oct

HESKETH, MAURICE NORMAN

Fg Off

He went missing on a ferry flight from Heston to Wick whist flying Spitfire PR C, P9384 of the PRU and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Oct

SPENCER, FRANK REGINALD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Henley III, L3351 of No 1 AACU, which flew into hills in cloud at Llanaelhaiarn in North Wales.  He is buried in Cardiff Western Cemetery.

17 Oct

ZALEWSKI, JOZEF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Henley III, L3351 of No 1 AACU, which flew into hills in cloud at Llanaelhaiarn in North Wales.

18 Oct

SHEPPERD, EDMUND ERIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, R6607 of No 152 Sqn, when he flew into the ground in bad visibility. He is buried in Ryde (Binstead) Cemetery.

18 Oct

CULLIMORE, EDWARD LIONEL

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Bombay, L5816 of No 216 Sqn, which was reported missing on a raid to Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

18 Oct

MINTON, ROLFE VIVIAN

LAC

He was killed whilst fly in Bombay, L5816 of No 216 Sqn, which was reported missing on a raid to Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

18 Oct

PERRIE, JOHN CAMPBELL

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Bombay, L5816 of No 216 Sqn, which was reported missing on a raid to Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

18 Oct

QUICK, LYON CURTIS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst fly in Bombay, L5816 of No 216 Sqn, which was reported missing on a raid to Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

18 Oct

YORK, WILLIAM ROBERT

LAC

He was killed whilst fly in Bombay, L5816 of No 216 Sqn, which was reported missing on a raid to Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

18 Oct

CARTER, PETER EDWARD GEORGE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane V6571 'U' of No 302 Sqn, which crashed near Detling after running out of fuel.  He is buried in Croydon (Queen's Road) Cemetery.

18 Oct

FOSTER, REGINALD JOHN MARSHALL

AC1

He was serving with No 615 Sqn, at the time of his death and may have been killed in an incident at RAF Hendon.  He is buried in Sanderstead (All Saints) Churchyard Extension.

18 Oct

MAYO, AUBREY LESLIE

AC2

He was serving with No 615 Sqn, at the time of his death and may have been killed in an incident at RAF Hendon.  He is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

18 Oct

NICHOLLS, SYDNEY THOMAS

AC1

He was serving with No 615 Sqn, at the time of his death and may have been killed in an incident at RAF Hendon.  He is buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery.

18 Oct

SUMMERFIELD, ALEC ALFRED

AC2

He was serving with No 615 Sqn, at the time of his death and may have been killed in an incident at RAF Hendon.  He is buried in Sutton Cemetery.

18 Oct

BOYLAN, ALEXANDER BREMNER DUNBAR

AC1

He was serving with No 902 Sqn and was probably killed in an air raid.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Trinity) Cemetery, Broadhill Extension.

18 Oct

HUTCHINSON, JOHN HARVEY

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying Magister I, P6347 of the Photographic Reconnaissance Unit which flew into a balloon cable near Langley during a training flight to Northolt. He is buried in Pembrey (St Illtyd) Churchyard.

18 Oct

MOORE, EDWARD

AC2

He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

18 Oct

SIMPSON, KENNETH VAUGHAN

AC2

He is buried in Southgate Cemetery.

19 Oct

ALLTON, LESLIE CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, R6922 of No 92 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Smarden in Kent. He is buried in Nuneaton (Oaston Road) Cemetery.

19 Oct SHIRTLIFF, MALCOLM EDWIN LAC He was possibly killed whilst flying Master, N7576 of No 8 SFTS, which failed to return from a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.
19 Oct HAMMOND, WILLIAM WOODWARD AC2 He was killed whilst serving with No 907 Sqn and was killed by a bomb blast at Highbury Fields.  He is buried in Reeth and Grinton Cemetery.
19 Oct CRIDDLE, AUBREY ALBERT AC2 He was killed whilst serving with No 907 Sqn and was killed by a bomb blast at Highbury Fields.  He is buried in Tiverton Cemetery.

20 Oct

BARNITT, HESLOP MILES FREDERICK DFC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, T2112 of No 203 Sqn, on a relocation flight when the engine cut and it hit a mosque. He is buried in North Point Christian Cemetery and commemorated on Maala Memorial No.2

20 Oct

COPCUTT, RICHARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVF, P5962 'X' of No 248 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters of the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Oct

GANE, SIDNEY RUSSELL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IVF, L9453 'Z' of No 248 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters of the Norwegian coast. He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

20 Oct

GREEN, MAURICE DAVID

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVF, L9453 'Z' of No 248 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters of the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Oct

STOCKS, NORMAN JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVF, L9453 'Z' of No 248 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters of the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Oct

ALLAN, ALEXANDER HENRY

Wg Cdr

He was serving at No 2 Signals School and died from an illness, he is buried in Torquay Cemetery and Extension.

20 Oct

DRAKE, JOHN HARRY THOMAS

AC2

He is buried in Southport (Duke Street) Cemetery.

20 Oct

EMANUEL, WILLIAM VERNON

Flt Lt

He was killed in an air raid along with his sister Letitia Louise Emma Emanuel, an Air Raid Warden and was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium.

20 Oct

PEARSON, LAWRENCE HENRY

LAC

He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery.

 

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