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Casualties - 21 - 31 October 1940


Date Name Rank Comments

21 Oct

BENNETT, RUSSELL GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2137 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

21 Oct

HARTOP, CHARLES WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2137 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

21 Oct

MILBOURNE, RICHARD LINDSLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2137 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

21 Oct

STUBBS, CECIL VERNON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2137 of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

21 Oct

ADLAM, LEONARD FRANK PERCY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4171 GE O of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder on its return to Linton On Ouse.  He is buried in Farnborough Cemetery.

21 Oct

BROWN, ERNEST HENRY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4171 GE O of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder on its return to Linton On Ouse.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery.

21 Oct

CARYLL-TILKIN, MARCEL CUTHBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4171 GE O of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder on its return to Linton On Ouse.  He is buried in Thornaby On-Tees Cemetery.

21 Oct

FINCH, ALBIN JAMES

Sgt

He was severely injured whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2112 of No 203 Sqn, on a relocation flight when the engine cut and it hit a mosque.  He was rescued by HMS Defender but died the following day and is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21 Oct

BATSON, WILLIAM MURLY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander III, R9128 of No 225 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Old Sarum due an incorrect trim setting.  He is buried in Consett (Benfieldside) Cemetery.

21 Oct

CRITTALL, DANIEL PERCY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Lysander III, R9128 of No 225 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Old Sarum due an incorrect trim setting.  He is buried in Tilshead (St Thomas A Becket) Churchyard.

21 Oct

GREENWOOD, ERIC GRENVILLE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane P3657 of No 245 Sqn, which dived into Lough Neagh in Northern Ireland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Oct

WILLIAMS, WYCLIFF STUART

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, X4265 of No 266 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Stradishall after stalling on take off.  He is buried in Stradishall (St Margaret) Churchyard.

21 Oct

HILLELSON, LESLIE HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L8871 of No 13 OTU, which crashed on take odd from Weston on the Green following an engine failure. He is buried in Grimsby Hebrew Congregation Cemetery.

21 Oct

KERR, JAMES FRANCIS FERGUSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8871 of No 13 OTU, which crashed on take odd from Weston on the Green following an engine failure. He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery.

21 Oct

JACKSON, ARTHUR

Cpl

He is buried in Wednesbury Cemetery.

21 Oct

MOORE, ARTHUR LEONARD

AC2

He is buried in New Southgate Cemetery.

21 Oct

NEAL, SIDNEY THOMAS

AC2

He died from an illness, probably in the RAF Hospital at Ely and is buried in Marsh Chapel (St Mary) Churchyard.

21 Oct

PARKER, JOHN WILKINSON

Cpl

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

21 Oct

PIGGOTT, THOMAS CHRISTOPHER

AC2

He is buried in Bassingbourn cum Kneesworth Cemetery.

21 Oct

SMITH, MALCOLM STANLEY

Sgt

He was flying Spitfire I, N3235 of No 7 OTU, which dived into the ground near Holywell in Flintshire and is buried in Bristol (St Mary Redcliffe) Cemetery.

22 Oct

GORDON, DAVID BRUCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4152 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

22 Oct

LOFTHOUSE, WILLIAM ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4152 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

22 Oct

MAPPLETHORPE, CHRISTOPHER PARKER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4152 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

22 Oct

PHILLIPS, ALLAN SMITH

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4152 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

22 Oct

WILLS, IAN GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4152 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

22 Oct

MORRISON, JOSEPH PEARSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, R4074 of No 46 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters over Dungeness.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St Andrew's and Jesmond) Cemetery.

22 Oct

ST JOHN, PETER CAPE BEAUCHAMP

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire II, P7431 of No 74 Sqn, which was shot over Folkestone by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Amersham Consecrated Cemetery.

22 Oct

DURRANT, VERNON COLIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Wellesley I, K7774 of No 223 Sqn, which stalled and spun in on the approach following a raid against Asmara. He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

22 Oct

EDWARDS, RAYMOND MORTIMER CLEVELAND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellesley I, K7774 of No 223 Sqn, which stalled and spun in on the approach following a raid against Asmara. He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

22 Oct

HEANEY, ARTHUR ANTHONY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellesley I, K7774 of No 223 Sqn, which stalled and spun in on the approach following a raid against Asmara. He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

22 Oct

McMASTER, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P6601 of No 226 Sqn, which flew into high ground in cloud near Cushendall, County Antrim having lost formation.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

22 Oct

MORRIS, PETER FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, P6601 of No 226 Sqn, which flew into high ground in cloud near Cushendall, County Antrim having lost formation.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

22 Oct

FRASER, ROBERT HENRY BRAUND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V6851 of No 257 Sqn, which was shot over Folkestone by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery.

22 Oct

HEYWOOD, NORMAN BAGSHAW

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, R4195 of No 257 Sqn, which was brought down by friendly anti-aircraft fire over Folkestone during a combat with Bf 109s.  He is buried in Stretford Cemetery.

22 Oct

COOMBES, WILLIAM RODNEY LOUIS

LAC

He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

22 Oct

COWARD, RONALD ALBERT

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Tiger Moth II, R4920 of No 1 EFTS, which crashed at Brickenden Bury in Hertfordshire after colliding with power cables in haze.  He is buried in Hertford Corporation Cemetery.

22 Oct

FORBES, ALAN ROBERT ADAIR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Tiger Moth II, R4920 of No 1 EFTS, which crashed at Brickenden Bury in Hertfordshire after colliding with power cables in haze.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium.

22 Oct

PICKERING, FREDERICK HENRY

AC2

He died in a hospital in Luton from injuries sustained when he was accidentally shot by an automatic pistol during a demonstration at RAF Leighton Buzzard and is buried in Leighton-Linslade (Leighton Buzzard) Cemetery.

23 Oct

JEFFRIES, EDWARD CHARLES NORMAN

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in R2510, the DH Hertfordshire prototype which had been allocated to No 24 Sqn, and crashed at Hendon following loss of flying speed on take off.  He is buried in or was cremated at Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium.

23 Oct

LEDLIE, WILLIAM

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in R2510, the DH Hertfordshire prototype which had been allocated to No 24 Sqn, and crashed at Hendon following loss of flying speed on take off.  He is buried in Loughbrickland Presbyterian Churchyard.

23 Oct

ROBERTSON, ALEXANDER HAMILTON KNIGHTON

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in R2510, the DH Hertfordshire prototype which had been allocated to No 24 Sqn, and crashed at Hendon following loss of flying speed on take off.  He is buried in Bournemouth (Wimborne Road) Cemetery.

23 Oct

RUDLING, LESLIE DONALD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in R2510, the DH Hertfordshire prototype which had been allocated to No 24 Sqn, and crashed at Hendon following loss of flying speed on take off.  He is buried in City of Westminster (Paddington) Cemetery, Mill Hill.

23 Oct

WYNNE-HARLEY, WALTER JOHN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in R2510, the DH Hertfordshire prototype which had been allocated to No 24 Sqn, and crashed at Hendon following loss of flying speed on take off.  He is buried in City of Westminster (Paddington) Cemetery, Mill Hill.

23 Oct

GREEN, CYRIL SIDNEY GARRICK

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 21 Oct 1940 whilst flying in Whitley V, T4171 GE-O of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder on its return to Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Evesham (Bengeworth) Cemetery.

23 Oct

LOCK, OWEN REGINALD

AC1

He was serving with No 77 Sqn and was killed in a motor cycle accident on the Northallerton Road at Darlington near Blackmore Corner.  He is buried in Skelton and Brotton (Brotton) Cemetery.

23 Oct

WIFFEN, EDWARD

LAC

He was serving with No 77 Sqn and was killed in a motor cycle accident on the Northallerton Road at Darlington near Blackmore Corner.  He is buried in Horden (Thorpe Road) Cemetery.

23 Oct

HURST, PETER RICHARD SCOTT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IF, L1272 'X' of No 600, which was damaged beyond report in an accident at Kirkby Malzeard.  He is buried in Catterick Cemetery.

23 Oct

BERRY, ALFRED

WO

He was killed whilst flying in R2510, the DH Hertfordshire prototype which had been allocated to No 24 Sqn, and crashed at Hendon following loss of flying speed on take off.  He is buried in City of Westminster (Paddington) Cemetery, Mill Hill.

23 Oct

BLOUNT, CHARLES HUBERT BOULBY CB, OBE, MC

AVM

He was killed shortly after take off on a flight to Northern Ireland, whilst flying in R2510, the DH Hertfordshire prototype which had been allocated to No 24 Sqn and crashed at Hendon following loss of flying speed on.  He is buried in Essendon (St Mary) Churchyard.

23 Oct

DAVIES, IAN FORBES

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Proctor I, P6274 of No 8 MU, which flew into high ground at Hilcot Wood, Gloucestershire in poor visibility.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard.

23 Oct

DISMORE, WILLIAM ALFRED

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 21 Oct 1940 whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8871 of No 13 OTU, which crashed on take odd from Weston on the Green following an engine failure.  He is buried in Ilford Cemetery.

23 Oct

ELSON, ARTHUR JOHN

AC1

He is buried in Acton (St Mary) Churchyard.

23 Oct

GOOCH, RONALD

LAC

He is buried in Rochford (St Andrew) Churchyard.

23 Oct

GRANT, GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in R2510, the DH Hertfordshire prototype which had been allocated to No 24 Sqn, and crashed at Hendon following loss of flying speed on take off.  He is buried in Heathfield (All Saints) Churchyard.

23 Oct

DONKIN, HAROLD

LAC

He was serving with No 77 Sqn and died from injuries sustained on 15 Aug 1940 during the Luftwaffe air raid on Driffield and is buried in Kirstall (St Stephen) Churchyard. 

23 Oct

NEWTON, THOMAS MEADE BERTRAM

Flt Lt

He died at RAF Cranfield, Buckinghamshire and is buried in Cranfield (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard.

23 Oct

O'FLAHERTY, DERRICK EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L1106 of No 5 OTU, which crashed at night at Aston Down  He is buried in Cockernhoe (St Hugh) Churchyard, Offley.

23 Oct

SHAW, REGINALD TREVOR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Proctor I, P6274 of No 8 MU, which flew into high ground at Hilcot Wood, Gloucestershire in poor visibility.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard.

23 Oct

STRONGE, FREDERICK EUSTACE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in R2510, the DH Hertfordshire prototype which had been allocated to No 24 Sqn, and crashed at Hendon following loss of flying speed on take off.  He is buried in Donaghadee Church of Ireland Churchyard.

23 Oct

KRAWCZYK, JERZY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, N5245 of No 6 AONS, which collided with the balloon barrage over Southampton after straying off course during a night navigational exercise. 

24 Oct

CHIVERS, EUGENE GEORGE FREDERICK

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7809 HD-T of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

24 Oct

COSGROVE, WILLIAM (BILL)

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7809 HD-T of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

24 Oct

DAVIS, FRANCIS WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7809 HD-T of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

24 Oct

HUGHES, ALAN JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7809 HD-T of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

24 Oct

JAMES, RAYMOND WALLACE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7809 HD-T of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

24 Oct

McCONNELL, JOHN BRETLAND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7809 HD-T of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

24 Oct

STOODLEY, DONALD RAYMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V7303 of No 43 Sqn, which crashed into a dispersal on landing at Usworth at night.  He is buried in Salisbury (London Road) Cemetery.

24 Oct

CLEAK, FREDERICK BERNARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9292 of No 75 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea on raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

24 Oct

FINLAYSON, WILLIAM JOHN RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9292 of No 75 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea on raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Oct

GIBBS, JACK DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9292 of No 75 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea on raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Oct

HITCHMOUGH, WILLIAM GRICE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9292 of No 75 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea on raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Oct

SANDERSON, REX MARTYN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9292 of No 75 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea on raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Oct

WHITE, REGINALD WILLIAM BRYANT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9292 of No 75 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea on raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Oct

JAY, DUDLEY TREVOR DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P3404 of No 87 Sqn, which crashed near Exeter after colliding with another Hurricane.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

24 Oct

LEE, TERENCE EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5073 DY-D of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near Tholthorpe on its return from Berlin.  He is buried in Trusthorpe (St Peter) Churchyard.

24 Oct

MURFITT, THOMAS RUSSELL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5073 DY-D of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near Tholthorpe on its return from Berlin.  He is buried in Newton-upon Ouse (All Saints) Churchyard.

24 Oct

SCOULAR, IAN COWIE RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5073 DY-D of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near Tholthorpe on its return from Berlin.  He is buried in Newton-upon Ouse (All Saints) Churchyard.

24 Oct

KNOWLES, HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson N7257 of No 233 Sqn, when he was hit by fire from a He 115 they were attacking.  He is buried in Tweedmouth Cemetery.

24 Oct

CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER WHYTE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5132 of No 269 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Oct

MOLE, NIGEL BROOK

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, P5132 of No 269 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Oct

SHARVIN, JOHN EDWARD REDMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5132 of No 269 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Oct

SMITH, DOUGLAS ALBERT JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, P5132 of No 269 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Oct

BURY-BURZYMSKI, JAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V6807 of No 303 Sqn, which spun in near Leconfield during a practice dogfight. 

24 Oct

SHEA, JACK

AC2

He was serving with No 935 Sqn and was knocked down by a motor vehicle at Patchway in Bristol.  He is buried in Clonmacnoise (Old Abbey) Graveyard.

24 Oct

COOMBS, HERBERT MARTIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IA, L7775 of No 20 OTU, which crashed into Brauch Moor during a night navigation exercise. He is buried in Dyce Old Churchyard.

24 Oct

HUTSON, FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, L7775 of No 20 OTU, which crashed into Brauch Moor during a night navigation exercise. He is buried in Dyce Old Churchyard.

25 Oct

CARRICK, ALAN RUSSELL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7240 of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort mission over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Oct

DOWSON, JOHN DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7240 of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort mission over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Oct

GLADDIS, JOHN HARRY HERBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7240 of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort mission over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Oct

HUGHES, TREFOR ALUN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7240 of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort mission over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Oct

McGHIE, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7240 of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort mission over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Oct

JASTRZEBSKI, F

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7593 'V' of No 302 Sqn, which came down in the Channel. 

25 Oct

GOTH, VILEM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2903 of No 501 Sqn, which collided with V6806 over Tenterden during a fight with Bf 109s.  He is buried in Sittingbourne Cemetery.

25 Oct

MAY, LEONARD DAWSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying either Hurricane I, P3709 or V6917 both of No 601 Sqn, which collided with each other near Exmouth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Oct

MILLS-SMITH, FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying either Hurricane I, P3709 or V6917 both of No 601 Sqn, which collided with each other near Exmouth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Oct

COLLEY, JOHN WILLIAM

AC1

He was serving with No 901 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

25 Oct

BARLOW, WILFRED HORACE RAYMOND

AC1

He was serving in the APM department in Westminster when he was killed in an air raid on London and is buried in Ramsey St Mary Churchyard.

25 Oct

CLACK, HARRY WILLIAM

AC1

He was electrocuted when the crane being used to recover a Dornier 215 shot down the previous day, touched overhead wires and is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

25 Oct

EVANS, EMRYS

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, V1228 of No 9 BGS, which crashed at Penrhos when it stalled whilst dropping its drogue.  He is buried in Great Bardfield (St Mary) Churchyard.

25 Oct

USTYANOWSKI, W

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, V1228 of No 9 BGS, which crashed at Penrhos when it stalled whilst dropping its drogue.

25 Oct

EVANS, EMRYS

AC1

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, V1228 of No 9 BGS, which crashed at Penrhos when it stalled whilst dropping its drogue. 

25 Oct

DABROWSKI, T

Plt Off

He was serving in the APM department in Westminster when he was killed in an air raid on London and is buried in Croft (St Peter) Churchyard.

25 Oct

GREENSLADE, JOHN LEONARD

Cpl

He was killed in a bombing raid on Montrose airfield by He 111 and is buried in Epsom Cemetery.

25 Oct

GRIFFIN, RONALD DOUGLAS

Flt Sgt

He was killed in a bombing raid on Montrose airfield by He 111 and is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery.

25 Oct

HARDY, WILLIAM WALLACE

Sgt

He was serving in the APM department in Westminster when he was killed in an air raid on London and is buried in Spennymoor (Tudhoe) Cemetery.

25 Oct

HOOKER, HAROLD FRANK

Cpl

He was killed when he was electrocuted by overhead wires whilst working on an aircraft in a hangar and is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

25 Oct

IVAMY, ERNEST CLEMENT JOHN

Sgt

He was found dead in a Cardiff lodging house from poisoning and is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

25 Oct

LECKIE, MONTAGUE GEORGE

Cpl

He was probably killed in an air raid on Orpington Railway Station and is buried in Farnborough (St Giles the Abbot) Churchyard.

25 Oct

MALLINSON, HERBERT JOHN

Cpl

He was serving in the APM department in Westminster when he was killed in an air raid on London and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

25 Oct

RAE, JOHN ALEXANDER

LAC

He was killed in a bombing raid on Montrose airfield by He 111 and is buried in Crossmichael Parish Churchyard Extension.

25 Oct

SANDFORD, HENRY DOUGAN

LAC

He was killed in a bombing raid on Montrose airfield by He 111 and in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery

25 Oct

WATSON, JOSEPH HAROLD

LAC

He was killed in a bombing raid on Montrose airfield by He 111 and is buried in Ingleby Greenhow (St Andrew) Churchyard.

26 Oct

HOLLAND, OLIVER HENRY SELBY

Cpl

He was killed whilst preparing Blenheim IV, R3760 or T2233 of No 21 Sqn for a night mission, which were both destroyed in an attack on RAF Lossiemouth by He 111s. He is buried in Caerphilly (Penyrheol) Cemetery.

26 Oct

JONES, HYWEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst preparing for a night mission in Blenheim IV, R3760 or T2233 of No 21 Sqn, which were both destroyed in an attack by He 111s. He is buried in Holyhead (Maeshfryd) Church Cemetery.

26 Oct

SLATER, PETER HENDERSON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst preparing for a night mission in Blenheim IV, R3760 or T2233 of No 21 Sqn, which were both destroyed in an attack by He 111s.  He was cremated at Glasgow Crematorium

26 Oct

BOLTON, WILLIAM HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1159 of No 42 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Oct

BROCKLEHURST, GEOFFREY RAINSFORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, N1159 of No 42 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Oct

GADSDON, VICTOR WILLIAM

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1159 of No 42 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Oct

MACRURY, ARCHIE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1159 of No 42 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Oct

PERRIN, WILLIAM RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9813 of No 42 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s off the Norwegian coast. He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

26 Oct

PATTULLO, WILLIAM BLAIR

Plt Off

He was seriously injured whilst flying Hurricane V6804 of No 46 Sqn, when he crashed into a house on his return to North Weald on 25 Oct 1940.  He died from his injuries the following day and is buried in North Weald Bassett (St Andrew) Churchyard.

26 Oct

HUMPHREY, KEITH REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2971 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Oct

LOADSMAN, HORACE CECIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2971 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Oct

PALLETT, DENIS ISIAH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2971 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Oct

WALTER, FRANK DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2971 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Oct

DALL, JAMES MITCHELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2990 OL-Z of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Oct

LOVELUCK, JAMES GWYN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2990 OL-Z of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Oct

MIDDLETON, GEORGE LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2990 OL-Z of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Oct

YOUNG, KENNETH ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2990 OL-Z of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Oct

SIMPSON, GEOFFREY MERVYN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, W6669 of No 229 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 off the French coast during an attack on a He 59.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Oct

ELCOME, DOUGLAS WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, R6839 of No 602 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Oct

BROOME, CHARLES GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7301 of the Photographic Reconnaissance Unit which failed to return from a mission over the Schelt Estuary. He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

26 Oct

HARRAD, LESLIE

AC2

He was killed when Magister I, R1850 of No 15 EFTS, which crashed into a hanger on take off from Kingstown due to frost on the wings.  He is buried in Exhall (St Giles) Churchyard.

26 Oct

HOWSON, JAMES STOREY

AC2

He was probably killed in The Telegraph public house in Hammersmith during an air raid on London and is buried in Ingleton Cemetery.

26 Oct

KNIGHT, NORMAN FRANK

AC2

He was killed when either Magister I, R1850 of No 15 EFTS, which crashed into a hanger on take off from Kingstown due to frost on the wings.  He is buried in Sittingbourne Cemetery.

26 Oct

PEARCE, JOHN VINCENT

Cpl

He was killed in The Telegraph public house in Hammersmith during an air raid on London and is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

26 Oct

PEASCOD, WILLIAM

AC2

He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery.

26 Oct

STEVENSON, ALEXANDER

Plt Off

He is buried in Farnham Civil Cemetery.

27 Oct

SNELL, THOMAS ARTHUR

LAC

He was serving with No 9 Sqn and was possibly killed during an air raid.  He is buried in Little Coates (St Michael) Churchyard.

27 Oct

TOOGOOD, LEONARD VIVIAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L1963 of No 43 Sqn which dived into the ground at Cragburn Dean near Usworth. He is buried in Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery.

27 Oct

BUCKLEY, RONALD LEACH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L8789 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters over the Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Oct

HENDERSON, CECIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L8789 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters over the Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Oct

NEALE, PERCIVAL ERIC JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L8789 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters over the Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Oct

MATHER, JOHN ROMNEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire II, P7539 of No 66 Sqn, which crashed possibly due to oxygen failure.  He is buried in Ifield (St Margaret) Churchyard, Crawley.

27 Oct

SCOTT, JOHN ALAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire II, P7526 of No 74 Sqn, which was shot down over Maidstone by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Wembley (Alperton) Burial Ground

27 Oct

JOTTARD, ALEXIS RENE ISIDORE GHISLAIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3167 of No 145 Sqn, which was shot down over Maidstone by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Oct

BATCHELOR, ALBERT EDWARD

AC1

He was serving with No 149 Sqn and was killed in an air raid on Mildenhall.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery.

27 Oct

LACEY, FRANK ARTHUR

Cpl

He was serving with No 149 Sqn and was killed in an air raid on Mildenhall.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard.

27 Oct

STANLEY, DOUGLAS OWEN RNZAF

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying Hurricane I, R4184 of No 151 Sqn, which crashed taking off at night from Digby.  He is buried in Scopwick Church Burial Ground.

27 Oct

DEWEY, ROBERT BASIL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire II, P7365 of No 603 Sqn, which was shot near Maidstone by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery.

27 Oct

MARTIN, JOHN

AC2

He was serving with No 902 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery.

27 Oct

BROWN, RONALD CHARLES J.

LAC

He is buried in Almondsbury Cemetery.

27 Oct

CHAPMAN, WILFRED

LAC

He is buried in Normanton Upper Cemetery.

27 Oct

DUFFY, JAMES

LAC

He is buried in Derrytrasna Roman Catholic Churchyard.

27 Oct

HEAD, THOMAS

AC2

He was possibly killed in an air raid in Lindholme and is buried in Caerphilly (St Martin) Churchyard.

27 Oct

HECKLER, GEORGE REUBEN

AC2

He died from injuries sustained the previous day when Magister I, R1850 of No 15 EFTS, crashed into a tent on take off from Kingstown due to frost on the wings.  He is buried in Wrexham Cemetery.

27 Oct

LLOYD, EMLYN

AC2

He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

27 Oct

SIGSWORTH, HERBERT

AC2

He died as the result of a gun shot wound whilst serving at No 10 BGS, but whether this was suicide or an accident is not known.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

27 Oct

WEST, KENNETH AUBREY

AC2

He was possibly serving at RAF Honington and was killed during an air raid on the station.  He is buried in Grove (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

27 Oct

WEST, VICTOR

AC1

He was possibly serving at RAF Honington and was killed during an air raid on the station.  He is buried in Biscot (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

27 Oct

WYATT, JOHN

AC2

He was probably serving at RAF Mildenhall and was killed in an air raid on the station, he is buried in Heaton Mersey (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

28 Oct

McDONALD, WILLIAM JOHN

AC2

He was serving with No 40 Sqn, and was killed when he was struck by a revolving propeller.  He is buried in Grantown-on-Spey New Burial Ground.

28 Oct

BALLAS-ANDERSEN, KONSTANTINE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3027 EA-A of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder off Skegness on its return from Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Oct

BICHARD, FREDERICK JAMES WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3027 EA-A of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder off Skegness on its return from Bremen.  He is buried in Oulton (St John) Churchyard., Yorkshire

28 Oct

BUFTON, JOHN RAYMOND

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3027 EA-A of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder off Skegness on its return from Bremen.  He is buried in Llandrindod Wells Cemetery.  He was the brother of AVM S O Bufton.

28 Oct

ROBERTSON, ROBERT FORREST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3027 EA-A of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder off Skegness on its return from Bremen.  He is buried in Cambusnethan Cemetery.

28 Oct

DALLAS, ARTHUR FRASER RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2229 of No 105 Sqn, which crashed near Sculthorpe on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard.

28 Oct

GRANNUM, CLIFTON WINNINGTON

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1891 of No 105 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Homberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Oct

GREENWOOD, JAMES EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2229 of No 105 Sqn, which crashed near Sculthorpe on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Oct

HARDCASTLE, JACK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1891 of No 105 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Homberg.  He is buried in Leeds (Whitkirk) Cemetery.

28 Oct

KNIGHT, NORMAN ARTHUR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1891 of No 105 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Homberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Oct

PROSSER, IAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2229 of No 105 Sqn, which crashed near Sculthorpe on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard.

28 Oct

BEAVIS, KENNETH WILLIAM

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, P9620 of No 204 Sqn, which force landed in the Atlantic.  Most of the crew were rescued by HMAS Australia and he is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Oct

MACDONALD, STUART HAYDEN RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, P9620 of No 204 Sqn, which force landed in the Atlantic.  Most of the crew were rescued by HMAS Australia and he is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Oct

ROSS, MALCOLM SYDNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, P9620 of No 204 Sqn, which force landed in the Atlantic.  Most of the crew were rescued by HMAS Australia and he is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Oct

TOWE, MATTHEW EWING

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, P9620 of No 204 Sqn, which force landed in the Atlantic.  Most of the crew were rescued by HMAS Australia and he is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Oct

DREYER, JOHN FREDERICK

Cpl

He was serving with No 237 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

28 Oct

GOLDSMITH, CLAUDE WALLER

Fg Off

He was seriously wounded whilst flying Spitfire II, P7439 of No 603 Sqn, which was shot down over Maidstone by a Bf 109.  He died the next day from his wounds and is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery.

28 Oct

BLACKWELL, ERIC WRIGHT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5027 of No 1 Air Armament School which crashed into the sea near Donna Nook. He is buried in South Leigh (St James) Churchyard.

28 Oct

SKRYZPCZAK, F

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5027 of No 1 Air Armament School which crashed into the sea near Donna Nook.

28 Oct

CASSELLS, JAMES

Plt Off

He is buried in Hamilton (Bent) Cemetery.

28 Oct

JEFFS, WILLIAM JOHN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, N4583 of No 14 SFTS, which dived into the ground on the downwind leg of a night circuit.  He is buried in Moordown (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

28 Oct

MATTHEWS, ERIC SAMUEL

Cpl

He died from injuries in Norwich Hospital sustained when he was knocked down by a motor vehicle on the Watton road on 25 Oct 1940 and is buried in Trevenson Churchyard.

28 Oct

ROBERTSON, DUNCAN MAXWELL RAFO

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5027 of No 1 Air Armament School which crashed into the sea near Donna Nook. He is buried in Manby (St Mary) Churchyard.

29 Oct

BLAKE, ARTHUR GILES RN

Sub Lt {A)

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire II, P7423 of No 19 Sqn, which was shot down over Chelmsford by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Langley Marish (St Mary) Churchyard.

29 Oct

JACKSON, NORMAN HALSALL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9800 of No 22 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after take off from North Coates.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

29 Oct

PALMER, DAVID DENIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9800 of No 22 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after take off from North Coates.  He is buried in Ryde Borough Cemetery.

29 Oct

RIPLEY, PHILIP WATSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9800 of No 22 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after take off from North Coates.  He is buried in Bognor Regis Cemetery.

29 Oct

RYLANDS, JOHN POWER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, L9800 of No 22 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after take off from North Coates.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Oct

ELLWOOD, GEORGE EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1861 of No 114 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Oct

HISSEY, PETER BOUCH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1861 of No 114 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Oct

TURNER, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1861 of No 114 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Oct

CARSON, JOHN LEADBETTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, P9622 of No 201 Sqn, which flew into a hill 28 miles from Wick and caught fire. He is buried in Carnmoney (Holy Evangelists) Church of Ireland Churchyard Extension.

29 Oct

LAUDER, ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, P9622 of No 201 Sqn, which flew into a hill 28 miles from Wick and caught fire. He is buried in Wick Cemetery.

29 Oct

NANGLE, GEORGE ALLAN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, P9622 of No 201 Sqn, which flew into a hill 28 miles from Wick and caught fire. He is buried in Dalziel (Airbles) Cemetery.

29 Oct

PHELPS, RONALD WILKIE JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, P9622 of No 201 Sqn, which flew into a hill 28 miles from Wick and caught fire. He is buried in Stony Stratford (Calverton Road) Cemetery.

29 Oct

HUTLEY, RICHARD RALPH

Plt Off

He baled out of  No 213 Sqn, but when picked up off Selsey Bill he was dead .  He was buried in Tangmere (St Andrew) Churchyard.

29 Oct

ROTHWELL, THOMAS

 

AC2

He was serving with No 257 Sqn, when he was killed in an air raid on RAF North Weald.  He is buried in Blackburn Cemetery

29 Oct HARRADINE, LUIS BERTRAM  

He was serving at RAF North Weald, when he was killed in an air raid.  He is buried at Sandridge (St Leonard) Churchyard Extension.

29 Oct ELLIOTT, HAROLD  

He was possibly serving at RAF North Weald, when he was killed in an air raid.  He is buried in Kettering (London Road) Cemetery.

29 Oct

SAUNDERS, THOMAS HERBERT

AC1 He was serving with No 249 Sqn and was killed in an air raid on North Weald.  He is buried in Leicester (Welford Road) Cemetery.

29 Oct

GIRDWOOD, ALEXANDER GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V6852 of No 257 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 as it took off from North Weald.  He is buried in Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery.

29 Oct

FIRLEJ-BIELANSKI, S

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5356 BH-R of No 300 Sqn, which crashed when the port wing broke off in a dive. 

29 Oct

GOEBEL, G

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5356 BH-R of No 300 Sqn, which crashed when the port wing broke off in a dive. 

29 Oct

MORGAN, WILFRED CECIL

AC2

He is buried in Sketty (Bethel) Welsh Congregational Chapelyard

29 Oct

PAYNE, STANLEY

Sgt

He died in Dundee Royal Infirmary from natural causes and is buried in Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery.

29 Oct

SHAW, WILFRED DUDLEY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hart Trainer, K6537 of No 9 SFTS, which crashed from a steep turn shortly after taking off on a night circuit practice sortie.  He is buried in Stanton St Quintin (St Giles) Churchyard Extension.

29 Oct

SZMAJDOWICZ, T

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5356 BH-R of No 300 Sqn, which crashed when the port wing broke off in a dive. 

29 Oct

FECHTNER, EMIL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3889 of No 310 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane I, P2707 of the same unit over Duxford.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

29 Oct

JACKSON, STANLEY ARTHUR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in either Master I, N7441 or N7442 both of No 5 SFTS, which collided with each other during a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

29 Oct

DAVIES, FREDERICK NEVILLE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in either Master I, N7441 or N7442 both of No 5 SFTS, which collided with each other during a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Lassington (St Oswald) Churchyard.

29 Oct

ALLEN, ANTHONY WALTER

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9737 of No 11 AONS, which collided with Anson, N5285 of No 6 SFTS near Stow-on-the-Wold.   Observer. He is buried in Windsor Cemetery, Berkshire

29 Oct

CUTHBERT, VALERA SHAUN PEARCE (VAL)

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9737 of No 11 AONS, which collided with Anson, N5285 of No 6 SFTS near Stow-on-the-Wold.  He is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

29 Oct

WILLIAMS, ERNEST WILLIAM GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9737 of No 11 AONS, which collided with Anson, N5285 of No 6 SFTS near Stow-on-the-Wold.  He is buried in Watchfield Military Cemetery.

29 Oct

PARRY, RONALD HUMPHREY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5285 of No 6 SFTS, which collided with Anson, N9737 of No 11 AONS near Stow-on-the-Wold.  He is buried in Stanley New Cemetery.

30 Oct

ATKINSON, ALLAN ARTHUR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6721 of No 23 Sqn, which hit a house in bad weather near Bognor. He is buried in Clymping (St Mary) Churchyard.

30 Oct

PERRY, HARRY THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6721 of No 23 Sqn, which hit a house in bad weather near Bognor. He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery.

30 Oct

WOODWARD, HERBERT JOHN DFC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L6721 of No 23 Sqn, which hit a house in bad weather near Bognor. He is buried in Heckmondwike Cemetery.

30 Oct

GARVEY, LEONARD ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire II, P7375 of No 41 Sqn, which was shot down over Ashford by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery

30 Oct

BROWN, JOHN RAYMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4972 of No 51 Sqn, which crashed attempting to land at Dishforth in a cross wind.  He is buried in Blackburn Cemetery.

30 Oct

HALLOWS, ERIC STEWART ISAACSON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2546 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed into a hill near Otterburn, Northumberland.  He is buried in Willesden Jewish Cemetery.

30 Oct

CAVE, JACK MILTON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L4180 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Scunthorpe on a raid to North-West Germany.  He is buried in Waddington (St Michael) Churchyard.

30 Oct

GOODERICK, CLIFFORD JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L4180 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Scunthorpe on a raid to North-West Germany.  . He is buried in Haltemprice (Hessle) Cemetery.

30 Oct

HITCHEN, JOHN GREGSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L4180 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Scunthorpe on a raid to North-West Germany.  He is buried in Halifax (All Saints) Churchyard.

30 Oct

BAZELEY, DOUGLAS STANLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, T2246 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Oct

GIBBS, JOHN VICARY FRANK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, T2246 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Oct

HILL, JAMES JEWILL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, T2246 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Oct

HOWE, GEORGE LAWSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, T2246 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Oct

DRAPER, KENNETH RAYMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2613 'R' of No 115 Sqn, which crashed following a collision with a balloon cable over London at the start of its delivery flight to the Middle East. He is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery.

30 Oct

ELLIOTT, WILLIAM ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2613 'R' of No 115 Sqn, which crashed following a collision with a balloon cable over London at the start of its delivery flight to the Middle East. He is buried in Carisbrooke Cemetery.

30 Oct

FISHER, EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2613 'R' of No 115 Sqn, which crashed following a collision with a balloon cable over London at the start of its delivery flight to the Middle East. He is buried in Hemsworth Cemetery.

30 Oct

JAGGS, WALTER VINCENT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IC, T2613 'R' of No 115 Sqn, which crashed following a collision with a balloon cable over London at the start of its delivery flight to the Middle East. He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

30 Oct

PATE, ALEXANDER JOHN ROBERTS DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IC, T2613 'R' of No 115 Sqn, which crashed following a collision with a balloon cable over London at the start of its delivery flight to the Middle East. He is buried in Oxford (Wolvercote) Cemetery.

30 Oct

GARDINER, ERIC CECIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2065 of No 219 Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees as they tried to locate the airfield in bad visibility.  He is buried in Pontefract Cemetery.

30 Oct

WORSDELL, KENNETH WILSON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Beaufighter IF, R2065 of No 219 Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees as they tried to locate the airfield in bad visibility.  He is buried in Nutfield Cemetery.

30 Oct

DAVIES, ALFRED ERIC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, N3119 of No 222 Sqn, which was shot down over Crowhurst by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Tanworth St Mary Magdalen Churchyard Extension.

30 Oct

EDRIDGE, HILARY PATRICK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, K9939 of No 222 Sqn, which crashed on landing and burst into flames.  He is buried in Bath Roman Catholic Cemetery.

30 Oct

MILLINGTON, WILLIAM HENRY DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V7536 of No 249 Sqn, which was shot down into the Channel by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Oct

BALDING, JOHN THOMAS

AC1

He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk

30 Oct

BIRKHEAD, GEORGE THOMAS

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Wattisham and was killed by 'Butterfly' bombs dropped on the station the previous evening.  He is buried in Epsom Cemetery.

30 Oct

BURFIELD, HAROLD WILLIAM

AC1

He is buried in Yatesbury (All Saints) Churchyard.

30 Oct

FISHER, WILLIAM

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Wattisham and was killed by 'Butterfly' bombs dropped on the station the previous evening.  He is buried in Glasgow Eastern Necropolis.

30 Oct

KILEY, ROBERT MICHAEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Magister I, N5398 of No 24 EFTS, which crashed on an overshoot near Luton. He was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium.

30 Oct

SANTER, ALFRED JAMES

AC2

He was serving at RAF Bridgnorth or was a patient in the RAF Hospital there at the time of his death and is buried in Bexley Heath Cemetery.

31 Oct

LEVEILLE, EDMOND KIDDER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying either Gladiator I, L7608 or L7622 or Hurricane I, P3724 or Hurricane I, P3968; all of No 33 Sqn, which was shot down near Mersa Matruh. He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

31 Oct

CLARKE, ROBERT HUGH

Fg Off

He was flying a Gladiator of No 112 Sqn and was killed by return fire from three SM 79 he was attacking, he is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

31 Oct

DEAN, HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson II, T9377 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during an attack on enemy shipping off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Oct

ERSKINE, BASIL POLLOCK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson II, T9377 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during an attack on enemy shipping off the Norwegian coast. He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

31 Oct

WALLACE, JAMES ANDREW

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson II, T9377 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during an attack on enemy shipping off the Norwegian coast. He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

31 Oct

WEABER, WILLIAM OWEN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson II, T9377 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during an attack on enemy shipping off the Norwegian coast. He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

31 Oct

BRACHER, CHARLES DEREK

AC1

He was serving with No 908 Sqn and died from injuries in Bethnal Green Hospital sustained when his service motor cycle collided with a lorry at junction of Globe Road and Roman Road at Bow East in London.  He is buried in Braunton (St Brannock) Churchyard.

31 Oct

MARSHAM, THEODORE JOHN RALPH

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, N9649 of No 12 SFTS which spun into the ground at Boothby Pagnell, near Grantham and is buried in Rockbourne (St Andrew) Churchyard.

31 Oct

RICHES, GEORGE HAZEL

AC2

He is buried in King's Lynn Cemetery.

31 Oct

THORLEY, DAVID MORAN

AC1

He is buried in Swinton Cemetery.

31 Oct

WALKER, JOSEPH LESLIE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, N9649 of No 12 SFTS which spun into the ground at Boothby Pagnell, near Grantham and is buried in Knossington (St Peter) Churchyard.

 

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