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Casualties - 1 - 10 November 1940


Date Name Rank Comments

1 Nov

ABLEY, PHILLIP KENNETH

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Master I, T8335 of No 8 SFTS, which crashed at Johnshaven in Kincardineshire after becoming inverted during aerobatics.  He is buried in the Merthyr Tydfil (Aberfan) Cemetery.

1 Nov

CASON, FREDERICK GEORGE WILLIAM

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Wattisham and was probably killed in an air raid on the station, when bombs hit three barrack blocks and some married quarters.  He is buried in Hitcham (All Saints) Churchyard.

1 Nov

DAVIS, HARRY GEORGE ERNEST

Flt Lt

Serving at RAF Nairobi, he was killed whilst flying as a passenger in Lockheed 14, L4 of the SAAF, which spun into the ground shortly after taking off from Nairobi on a delivery flight.   He is buried in Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery.

1 Nov

FRASER, WILLIAM

AC2

He is buried in Dyke Parish Churchyard.

1 Nov

LOUDON, FRANK MACKENZIE AFC

Sqn Ldr

Serving at AHQ East Africa, he was killed whilst flying as a passenger in Lockheed 14, L3 of the SAAF, which spun into the ground shortly after taking off from Nairobi on a delivery flight.  He is buried in Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery.

1 Nov

MITCHELL, BASIL THOMAS

AC2

He is buried in Weston-on-the-Green (St Mary) Churchyard.

1 Nov

MORAN, THOMAS GARDNER

AC2

He was probably serving at RAF Wattisham and probably died from injuries sustained in an air raid on the station, when bombs hit three barrack blocks and some married quarters.  He is buried in Hitcham (All Saints) Churchyard.

1 Nov

RENNIE, ROBERT

AC2

He is buried in Edinburgh (Piershill) Cemetery.

1 Nov

SANDERCOCK, WILLIAM HARTLEY

Flt Sgt

He died from Pulmonary Tuberculo Solentis and is buried in Warleggan (St Bartholomew) Churchyard.

1 Nov

WHEATLEY, FREDERICK

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Wattisham and was killed in an air raid on the station, when bombs hit three barrack blocks and some married quarters.  He is buried in Hitcham (All Saints) Churchyard.

1 Nov

MAUDE-ROXBY, JOHN LEYCESTER

Plt Off

He was serving with No 9 Sqn and died from natural cause following an operation.  He is buried in Notgrove (St Bartholomew) Churchyard.

1 Nov

DE CANNART D'HAMALE, ROGER EMILE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7616 of No 46 Sqn, which was shot down over Kent by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated 1n the Maidenhead Register

1 Nov

KING, RONALD WALTER

AC1

He was serving with No 49 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Lindfield Rural (Walstead) Cemetery.

1 Nov

PATLEJCH, MATEJ (THOMAS)

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L1851of No 56 OTU which dived into the ground at Tydd St Mary, Norfolk. He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard.

1 Nov

FRY, FRANK HORACE HENRY

Cpl

He was serving with No 66 Sqn and was possibly killed in an air raid on London.  He is buried in New Southgate Cemetery.

1 Nov

NELSON, WILLIAM HENRY DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, P7312 of No 74 Sqn, which was shot down over Kent by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Nov

FOX, DONALD

Cpl

He was serving with No 110 Sqn and was killed in an air raid on the station, when bombs hit three barrack blocks and some married quarters.  He is buried in Hitcham (All Saints) Churchyard.

1 Nov

GREENHEAD, WILLIAM ERNEST GEORGE

AC2

He was serving with No 110 Sqn and was killed in an air raid on the station, when bombs hit three barrack blocks and some married quarters.  He is buried in Hitcham (All Saints) Churchyard.

1 Nov

HEYES, JOHN

AC2

He was serving with No 110 Sqn and was killed in an air raid on RAF Wattisham, when bombs hit three barrack blocks and some married quarters.  He is buried in Hitcham (All Saints) Churchyard.

1 Nov

HOWELLS, EMRYS GEORGE

Cpl

He was serving with No 110 Sqn and was killed in an air raid on the station, when bombs hit three barrack blocks and some married quarters.  He is buried in Hitcham (All Saints) Churchyard.

1 Nov

LAMBE, WILLIAM ROBERT

LAC

He was serving with No 110 Sqn and was killed in an air raid on the station, when bombs hit three barrack blocks and some married quarters.  He is buried in Hitcham (All Saints) Churchyard.

1 Nov

LISTER, JOHN MENZIES

Sgt

He was serving with No 110 Sqn and was killed in an air raid on the station, when bombs hit three barrack blocks and some married quarters.  He is buried in Hitcham (All Saints) Churchyard.

1 Nov

MINIHANE, WILLIAM HUBNER

Sgt

He was serving with No 110 Sqn and was killed in an air raid on the station, when bombs hit three barrack blocks and some married quarters.  He is buried in Hitcham (All Saints) Churchyard.

1 Nov

WEBB, LLEWELLYN FRANK

Sgt

He was serving with No 110 Sqn and was killed in an air raid on the station, when bombs hit three barrack blocks and some married quarters.  He is buried in Hatfield Peverel (St Andrew) Churchyard.

1 Nov

WRIGHT, FREDERICK

AC2

He was serving with No 110 Sqn and was killed in an air raid on the station, when bombs hit three barrack blocks and some married quarters.  He is buried in Hitcham (All Saints) Churchyard.

1 Nov

ADAMS, PETER DAVID DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3047 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Nov

BARKER, ERNEST ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2915 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Nov

BUSHELL, EDWIN JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3047 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Nov

CUTLER, JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2915 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Nov

DAWSON, THOMAS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2915 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Nov

HAYES, RONALD LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2915 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Nov

JENNER, DONALD ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3047 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Nov

MORGAN, GILBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3047 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Nov

WLASNOWOLSKI, B A

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2608 of No 213 Sqn, which shot down over Portsmouth by a Bf 109. 

1 Nov

DAWES, ELIAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland, N9020 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down off Augusta, Sicily by MC200s during a search for a missing Wellington.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

1 Nov

FARRIES, STUART MAXWELL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland, N9020 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down off Augusta, Sicily by MC200s during a search for a missing Wellington.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

1 Nov

FLETCHER, RONALD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland, N9020 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down off Augusta, Sicily by MC200s during a search for a missing Wellington.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

1 Nov

HALE, LESLIE CHARLES MAJOR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland, N9020 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down off Augusta, Sicily by MC200s during a search for a missing Wellington.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

1 Nov

HARRIS, FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland, N9020 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down off Augusta, Sicily by MC200s during a search for a missing Wellington.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

1 Nov

MENZIES, GUY LAMBTON

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying Sunderland, N9020 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down off Augusta, Sicily by MC200s during a search for a missing Wellington.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

1 Nov

NICHOLAS, BENJAMIN EDWIN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland, N9020 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down off Augusta, Sicily by MC200s during a search for a missing Wellington.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

1 Nov

SETTERFIELD, EDWARD LOUIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland, N9020 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down off Augusta, Sicily by MC200s during a search for a missing Wellington.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

1 Nov

STAMP, GEORGE ARTHUR DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland, N9020 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down off Augusta, Sicily by MC200s during a search for a missing Wellington.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

1 Nov

MARCINKOWSKI, M

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7405 of No 501 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel. 

1 Nov

McKELLAR, ARCHIBALD ASHMORE DSO, DFC and Bar

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6879 of No 605 Sqn, which was shot down in a fight with Bf 109s.  He is buried in Glasgow (Eastwood) Cemetery.

2 Nov

COCHRANE, WILLIAM LINDLEY BLOOMER

Plt Off

He is buried in North Weald Bassett (St Andrew) Churchyard.

2 Nov

SANDERSON, THOMAS

Sgt

He is buried in Galashiels (Eastlands) Cemetery.

2 Nov

SCRIMSHAW, MAURICE EDWARD

Cpl

He was died in a motor accident and is buried in Dorchester Cemetery, Dorset.

2 Nov

STEELE, MORGAN GEORGE (MARK)

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Lysander III, T1614 of No 33 MU, which dived into the ground after stalling on take off from Lyneham.  He is buried in Watton (St Mary) Churchyard.

2 Nov

WEAVER, CHARLES RAYMOND

AC2

He is buried in West Bromwich (All Saints) Churchyard Extension.

2 Nov

GREENING, IVOR CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf, T2137 of No 59 Sqn, which was lost on an attack on guns at Cap Gris Nez. He is buried in Halinghen Communal Cemetery.

2 Nov

LEWIS, WILLIAM FREDERICK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IVf, T2137 of No 59 Sqn, which was lost on an attack on guns at Cap Gris Nez. He is buried in Halinghen Communal Cemetery.

2 Nov

PECKHAM, JOHN STEPHEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf, T2137 of No 59 Sqn, which was lost on an attack on guns at Cap Gris Nez. He is buried in Halinghen Communal Cemetery.

2 Nov

DELAFONS, JOHN WALLACE MOLYNEUX

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Magister I, P2447 of No 268 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk.  He is buried in Bury St Edmunds Cemetery.

2 Nov

STAPLES, CHARLES EDWARD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Magister I, P2447 of No 268 Sqn, which spun in near Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk.  He is buried in Bury St Edmunds Cemetery.

3 Nov

ALLEN, DAVID ROSS

Plt Off

He was severely injured whilst flying Wellington IC, T2743 of the Wellington Flight, Luqa, which crashed shortly after take off having failed to gain Height.  He was dragged clear of the aircraft by the pilot Sgt R M Lewin but died later and is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.  Sgt Lewin was awarded the George Cross.

3 Nov

DYAS, MAURICE ARTHUR

AC2

He is buried in Hockley (St Peter) Churchyard.

3 Nov

FORRESTER, PHILIP EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IC, R1094 of the Wellington Flight, Luqa, which crashed into houses shortly after take off for a raid against Naples. He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

3 Nov

GODFREY, LEMUEL MM

AC2

He is buried in Yatesbury (All Saints) Churchyard.

3 Nov

GREGORY, PETER LOUIS

Sgt

He is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

3 Nov

KNOWLES, STANLEY

AC2

He was probably killed during an air raid on Kidlington airfield and is buried in Wigan Cemetery.

3 Nov

RAWLINGS, DAVID PRYCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IC, R1094 of the Wellington Flight, Luqa, which crashed into houses shortly after take off for a raid against Naples. He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

3 Nov

READ, GEORGE

Sqn Ldr

He was cremated at Bradford Crematorium

3 Nov

SMITH, ARTHUR TIMOTHY

Sgt

He was severely injured whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1094 of the Wellington Flight, Luqa, which crashed into houses shortly after take off for a raid against Naples.  He died later that day from his injuries and is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

3 Nov

WOOR/WOOD?, THOMAS ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1094 of the Wellington Flight, Luqa, which crashed into houses shortly after take off for a raid against Naples. He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

3 Nov

PEMBERTON, DAVID ALWYNE DFC

Sqn Ldr

He died from injuries possibly sustained whilst flying Hurricane I, P2751 of No 1 (RCAF) Sqn, which flew into the ground near Wittering.  He is buried in Broadway (St Eadburgh) New Churchyard.

3 Nov

TOOTH, DOUGLAS RONALD NOEL

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, L7926 of No 6 SFTS which crashed into a hill in cloud near Lacock, Wiltshire. He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard.

3 Nov

GREEN, JOHN HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2978 OL-K of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Retford during an air test.  He is buried in Scampton (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

3 Nov

REDGROVE, BASIL EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2978 OL-K of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Retford during an air test.  He is buried in Scampton (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

3 Nov

ROWLANDS, ROBERT RANKIN MCHARRY

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2978 OL-K of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Retford during an air test.  He is buried in St Helens Cemetery

3 Nov

OLEWINSKI, B

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6560 of No 111 Sqn, which was shot down over the North Sea by return fire from a He 111. 

3 Nov

GILBERT, HENRY GORDON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7374 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s during an attack on Lister airfield in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Nov

GREIG, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7374 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s during an attack on Lister airfield in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Nov

THORNDYKE, HENRY FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7374 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s during an attack on Lister airfield in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Nov

WILLIAMS, LIONEL GRAHAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7374 of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s during an attack on Lister airfield in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Nov

BAYLISS, ERNEST JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9392 of No 248 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Nov

GARRAD, ANTHONY HUGH HAMILTON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L9392 of No 248 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Nov

MOYNHAM, HAROLD FREDERICK JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9392 of No 248 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Nov

WHITTINGTON, ROBERT CHARLES

Cpl

He was serving with No 308 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Penarth (St Augustine of Hippo) Churchyard.

4 Nov

CARRICK, ALEXANDER STERLING

AC2

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford, R6019 of No 4 FPP, which flew into a hill at Brynford in Anglesey on a ferry flight from Prestwick to Kidlington.  He is buried in Darvel New Cemetery.

4 Nov

DAVIES, ILFRICK GEORGE

Cpl

Serving with No 9 BGS, he died from injuries sustained in a motor cycle accident on his way to RAF Penrhos from his home and is buried in Madeley (St Michael) Churchyard.

4 Nov

ENSIGN, RICHARD CLYDE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Oxford, R6019 of No 4 FPP, which flew into a hill at Brynford in Anglesey on a ferry flight from Prestwick to Kidlington.  He is buried in Hawarden (St Deiniol) Churchyard.

4 Nov

CONNOR, CLARE ARTHUR DFC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4093 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which was damaged by flak and crashed off Spurn Point on its return from Kiel.  He is buried in Brattleby (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

4 Nov

GIBSON, JAMES WILLIAM CHESTERTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4093 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which was damaged by flak and crashed off Spurn Point on its return from Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Nov

NORRIS, RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4093 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which was damaged by flak and crashed off Spurn Point on its return from Kiel.  He is buried in Scampton (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

4 Nov

STUBBINGS, GEOFFREY HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4093 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which was damaged by flak and crashed off Spurn Point on its return from Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Nov

MILLER, IAN MALCOLM KEITH

Sgt

He was flying Spitfire I, L1094 of No 610 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Eglingham, Northumberland. He is buried in Thame (St Mary) Churchyard.

5 Nov

STEVENS, WILLIAM JAMES THOMAS

Cpl

He is buried in Bedford Cemetery, Beds.

5 Nov

WHITMORE, JOHN SAMUEL EAGLE

LAC

He was killed in a car accident at Cap de la Madeleine, Quebec and is buried in Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemetery.

5 Nov

HRADIL, FRANTISEK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire II, P7545 of No 19 Sqn, which was shot down off Southend by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery.

5 Nov

STURT, EDWIN HORATIO

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3757 of No 21 Sqn, which was crashed on take off from Bodney and exploded.  He is buried in or cremated at Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

5 Nov

HAY, ANDREW WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2470 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed trying to avoid another Wellington as it was approaching to land at Stradishall.  He is buried in Newmarket Cemetery.

5 Nov

KENNY, EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in of No 214 Sqn, which crashed trying to avoid another Wellington as it was approaching to land at Stradishall.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery.

5 Nov

McCULLOCH, CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2470 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed trying to avoid another Wellington as it was approaching to land at Stradishall.  He is buried in Orwell Cemetery.

5 Nov

SANSUM, THOMAS HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2470 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed trying to avoid another Wellington as it was approaching to land at Stradishall.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

5 Nov

TURNER, GILBERT ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2470 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed trying to avoid another Wellington as it was approaching to land at Stradishall.  He is buried in Cleethorpes Cemetery.

5 Nov

WORMALD, STANLEY ALLAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2470 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed trying to avoid another Wellington as it was approaching to land at Stradishall.  He is buried in Harrow (Pinner) New Cemetery.

5 Nov

HART, NORRIS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2806 of No 242 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 off Sheerness.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Nov

NICHOLLS, STANLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5064 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off on a training flight. He is buried in Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery.

5 Nov

NIVISON-SMITH, ALBERT ROBERT

Fg Off

A member of No 61, he was killed whilst flying Whitley V, P5064 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off on a training flight. He is buried in Dyce Old Churchyard.

5 Nov

SCOTT, ALAN MILNE AFC

Sqn Ldr

A member of No 61, he was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5064 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off on a training flight. He is buried in Dyce Old Churchyard.

5 Nov

GRAY, DONALD MCINTOSH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire, X4011 of No 610 Sqn, which he abandoned near Acklington whilst in a training flight.  He is buried Chevington Cemetery.

5 Nov

HAYES, ALBERT LESLIE

AC1

He was serving with No 903 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Deptford (Grove Park) Cemetery.

6 Nov

BUXTON, STANLEY LEONARD

LAC

He is buried in Bromley (London Road or Old) Cemetery.

6 Nov

CLIFFORD, WILFRED

AC2

He is buried in Droylsden Cemetery.

6 Nov

EGAN, VINCENT

WO

He is buried in Edinburgh (Mount Vernon) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

6 Nov

FESTING-SMITH, PATRICK DE COURCEY

Sqn Ldr

He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

6 Nov

MOORE, ALFRED

Cpl

He is buried in New Southgate Cemetery.

6 Nov

HARDING, EDGAR GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5001 ZA-S of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without trace on its return from a raid on Milan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Nov

JONES, ANTHONY LEONARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5001 ZA-S of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without trace on its return from a raid on Milan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Nov

SMITH, PHILLIP TREVOR HARDING

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5001 ZA-S of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without trace on its return from a raid on Milan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Nov

WALKER, WATKIN LLEWELLYN THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5001 ZA-S of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without trace on its return from a raid on Milan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Nov

WATT, JAMES BEASLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5001 ZA-S of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without trace on its return from a raid on Milan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Nov

MERIFIELD, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8462 of No 30 Sqn, which was attacked by a CR 42 during a raid on Valona.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

6 Nov

COLE, DOUGLAS OWEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2907 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Ootmarsum Protestant Cemetery.

6 Nov

EMM, KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2907 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Ootmarsum Protestant Cemetery.

6 Nov

GOWLAND, KENYON STAFFORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2907 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Ootmarsum Protestant Cemetery.

6 Nov

WALKER, COLIN JAMES RAY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2907 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Ootmarsum Protestant Cemetery.

6 Nov

HAMILTON, RICHARD STEPHEN EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2082 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed into the Kaiser Wilhelm Kanal on a 'gardening' raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

6 Nov

MOYES, JAMES INGLIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2082 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed into the Kaiser Wilhelm Kanal on a 'gardening' raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

6 Nov

OLDFIELD, JOHN HUMPHREY RIDDING

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2082 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed into the Kaiser Wilhelm Kanal on a 'gardening' raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

6 Nov

ROBERTSON, ANDREW

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2082 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed into the Kaiser Wilhelm Kanal on a 'gardening' raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

6 Nov

HAYWARD, JACK MAURICE

Fg Off

He was flying Gladiator, K7977 of K Flt and was shot down by CR 42s whilst providing air cover to ground operations around Gallabat.  He is buried in Keren War Cemetery.

6 Nov

SAVAGE, KENNETH HOWARD

Flt Lt

He was flying Gladiator, L7614 of K Flt and was shot down by CR 42s whilst providing air cover to ground operations around Gallabat.  He is buried in Keren War Cemetery.

6 Nov

HAIRE, JOHN KEATINGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6627 of No 145 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over the Isle of Wight.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery.

6 Nov

ADAIR, HUBERT HASTINGS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7602 of No 213 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Portsmouth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Nov

JONES, NOEL GEORGE

LAC

He was serving with No 226 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Welshpool (St Mary) Churchyard.

6 Nov

TILLETT, JAMES

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6814 of No 238 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Fareham.  He is buried in Gosport (Ann's Hill) Cemetery.

6 Nov

HAMMERTON, JACK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, L1886 of No 615 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Sevenoaks.  He is buried in Slough (Stoke Road) Cemetery.

6 Nov

MUMFORD, RAYMOND GEORGE

LAC

He was serving with No 935 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

7 Nov

CORKHILL, WILLIAM RONALD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Harvard I, N7008 of No 15 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Chipping Norton.  He is buried in Woodstock Cemetery.

7 Nov

GITTINS, CYRIL WILLIAM

AC2

He is buried in or cremated at Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

7 Nov

HUMPHREY, JOHN GUNDY

AC1

He was killed whilst flying Harvard I, N7008 of No 15 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Chipping Norton.  He is buried in Bapchild (St Laurence) Churchyard.

7 Nov

KIRK, THOMAS PETER

AC2

He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Nov

GALLAGHER, SAM PATRICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1440, which dived into the ground and burst into flames from 1,200 ft near Forres, Morayshire. He is buried in Morecombe and Heysham (Torrisholme) Cemetery.

7 Nov

GAYWOOD, HUGH DOWLING

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1440, which dived into the ground and burst into flames from 1,200 ft near Forres, Morayshire. He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground

7 Nov

LEGGE, FRANK SIDNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, N1440, which dived into the ground and burst into flames from 1,200 ft near Forres, Morayshire. He is buried in Southampton (St Mary Extra) Cemetery.

7 Nov

LEWIS, FREDERICK WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1440, which dived into the ground and burst into flames from 1,200 ft near Forres, Morayshire. He is buried in Frostenden (All Saints) Churchyard.

7 Nov

PAINTER, JOHN FREDERICK DFC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying as a screened pilot in Whitley V, N1440, which dived into the ground and burst into flames from 1,200 ft near Forres, Morayshire. He is buried in Brookwood Cemetery.

7 Nov

ROLISON, RONALD EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, N1440, which dived into the ground and burst into flames from 1,200 ft near Forres, Morayshire. He is buried in Southport (Duke Street) Cemetery.

7 Nov

BREEZE, LIONEL BRADLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4943 GE-P of No 58 Sqn, which was lost without trace on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Nov

ELTON, FRANCIS RAYMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4943 GE-P of No 58 Sqn, which was lost without trace on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Nov

GRAHAM, GRANVILLE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4943 GE-P of No 58 Sqn, which was lost without trace on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Nov

PROUT, REGINALD WILFRED RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4943 GE-P of No 58 Sqn, which was lost without trace on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Nov

SHAPLAND, EDWARD ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4943 GE-P of No 58 Sqn, which was lost without trace on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Nov

BRIAN, ALAN ELLIS

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IC, T2731 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Valona.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

7 Nov

BROOKS, GEORGE NEWCOMBE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IC, T2734 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Valona. He is buried in Tirana Park Memorial Cemetery.

7 Nov

ELLAM, WILFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2731 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Valona. He is buried in Tirana Park Memorial Cemetery.

7 Nov

KEDDIE, JAMES HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2734 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Valona.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

7 Nov

LAUGHTON, CHARLES WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2734 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Valona.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

7 Nov

MORGAN, VICTOR JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IC, T2734 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Valona. He is buried in Tirana Park Memorial Cemetery.

7 Nov

PHILIP, DAVID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2734 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Valona.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

7 Nov

PITTS, EDWARD REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2734 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Valona.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

7 Nov

SELLEY, JOSEPH AXFORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2731 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Valona.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

7 Nov

WILSON, GEORGE SHAFTO

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2731 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Valona.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

7 Nov

McKILLOP, GEORGE

LAC

He was serving with No 92 Sqn and was possibly killed in an air raid.  He was cremated at Manchester Crematorium

7 Nov

CANNING, CORNELIUS DANIEL MCCOLGAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3289 of No 99 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down off Felixstowe on its return from the Rhur.  He is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery.

7 Nov

FRASER, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3289 of No 99 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down off Felixstowe on its return from the Rhur.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Nov

GAUNTLETT, MAURICE LOWDEN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3289 of No 99 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down off Felixstowe on its return from the Rhur.  He is buried in East Ilsley (St Mary) Churchyard

7 Nov

JONES, RONALD WATCYN RAFO

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3289 of No 99 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down off Felixstowe on its return from the Rhur.  He is buried in Mangotsfield (Downend) Cemetery.

7 Nov

STEVENS, ALWYN OSWALD LAURENCE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3289 of No 99 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down off Felixstowe on its return from the Rhur.  He is buried in Felixstowe New Cemetery.

7 Nov

WESTLEY, HERBERT CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3289 of No 99 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down off Felixstowe on its return from the Rhur.  He is buried in or was cremated at West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium

7 Nov

MERRY, ALLAN ROGER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1871 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to North-West Germany.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Nov

MERTENS, JOHN ALBERT FRASER

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1871 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to North-West Germany.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Nov

SPILLER, REGINALD WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1871 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to North-West Germany.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Nov

WEIR, ARCHIBALD NIGEL CHARLES DFC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2770 of No 145 Sqn, which was shot down off the Isle of Wight by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Nov

BIGGS, DONALD NORTHY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, N9945 of the BATDU, which crashed after colliding with a barrage balloon cable over Birmingham and is buried in Basingstoke (Worting Road) Cemetery.

8 Nov

FRY, FREDERICK PHILIP

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, N9945 of the BATDU, which crashed after colliding with a barrage balloon cable over Birmingham and is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

8 Nov

GOLDSMITH, GEORGE EDWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, N9945 of the BATDU, which crashed after colliding with a barrage balloon cable over Birmingham and is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery.

8 Nov

MALLALIEU, PETER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Magister I, R1917 of the Detling Stn Flt, which hit trees during a forced landing at Ightham in Kent.  He was cremated at Charing (Kent County) Crematorium.

8 Nov

McDOWELL, JOHN GEORGE

LAC

He is buried in Charlton Cemetery, Greenwich

8 Nov

McGEOCH, GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, N9945 of the BATDU, which crashed after colliding with a barrage balloon cable over Birmingham and is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery.

8 Nov

MURPHY, JOHN EDGAR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, N9945 of the BATDU, which crashed after colliding with a barrage balloon cable over Birmingham and is buried in West Bromwich Cemetery.

8 Nov

MILLER, NORMAN RICHARDS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, X4423 of No 54 Sqn, which spun in at Hackforth, Yorkshire.  He is buried in Burton Latimer Cemetery.

8 Nov

PAGE, ANTHONY DURRANT (TONY)

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6870 of No 257 Sqn, which was shot down over Kent by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

8 Nov

KOSARZ, W

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3538 of No 302 Sqn, which was shot down over Mayfield by a Bf 109. 

8 Nov

CHAFFEY, ARTHUR VIVAN KNIGHT (GERRY)

Fg Off

A member of No 500 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying Magister I, R1917 of the Detling Stn Flt, which crashed at Ightham in Kent following an engine failure.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

8 Nov

GROVE, HARRY CYRIL

Sgt

He baled out of Hurricane I, V6805 of No 501 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s but his parachute failed to open.  He is buried in Whyteleafe (St Luke) Churchyard.

8 Nov

KIRKWOOD, MARK TYZACK

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire II, P7285 of No 603 Sqn, which was shot down over Deal by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Nov

ROBERTS, FRANK SYDNEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, X4056 of No 616 Sqn, which crashed near Kirton-in-Lindsay after the wing broke off in a dive.  He is buried in Ottery St Mary (St Mary) Churchyard.

9 Nov

FOWLER, JOHN WILLIAM SOUTHMAYD

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, P9313 of the Photographic Reconnaissance Unit which failed to return from a sortie to the French coast and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Nov

SCULLY, THOMAS OWEN

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 1 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Heywood Cemetery, Lancashire

9 Nov

SOBEY, PHILIP ALFRED

Sgt

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

9 Nov

BLACK, HERBERT ERNEST

Sgt

He was seriously wounded whilst flying Hurricane I, P3053 of No 46 Sqn, which was shot down over Ashford by a Bf 109 on 29 Oct 1940.  He died on this date and is buried in Ibstock (St Denys) Churchyard.

9 Nov

REDMOND, ROBERT JOSEPH

LAC

He was serving with No 208 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

9 Nov

BURGESS, JOSEPH THOMAS

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland, AR719 of No 431 Flt, which was lost on a ferry flight from Thorney Island to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

9 Nov

HUBBARD, BRIAN FREDERICK ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland, AR719 of No 431 Flt, which was lost on a ferry flight from Thorney Island to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10 Nov

CHALDER, HARRY HUTCHINSON

Plt Off

He was shot down and baled out whilst flying Spitfire I, X4409 of No 41 Sqn, on 28 Sep 1940, but was seriously wounded.  He died from his injuries on this date and is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St Nicholas) Cemetery.

10 Nov

CAVE, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4149 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in the North Sea on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Nov

HYLAND, ROBERT CECIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4149 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in the North Sea on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Nov

THOMAS, THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4149 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in the North Sea on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Nov

DAWSON, ERIC HENRY DFC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3753 of No 114 Sqn, which shot down by fighters off the Dutch coast during a raid on enemy airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Nov

LAMB, JOHN ROBERT GRAHAM DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3753 of No 114 Sqn, which shot down by fighters off the Dutch coast during a raid on enemy airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Nov

WHITE , WILLIAM Sgt He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3753 of No 114 Sqn, which shot down by fighters off the Dutch coast during a raid on enemy airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Nov

LOCKETT, HARRY KENNETH

AC2

He was serving with No 953 Sqn and was possibly lost in the Bristol Channel whilst operating a waterborne balloon.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Nov

PARRY, WILLIAM MORGAN

AC1

He was serving with No 953 Sqn and was possibly lost in the Bristol Channel whilst operating a waterborne balloon.  He is buried in Merthyr Tydfil (Ffrwd) Cemetery,

10 Nov

WHEELHOUSE, HERBERT SALT

AC2

He was serving with No 953 Sqn and was possibly lost in the Bristol Channel whilst operating a waterborne balloon.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Nov

BROOKS, RONALD EDWARD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, R1891 of No 8 EFTS, which stalled on the approach to Woodley and dived into the ground.  He is buried in Charlton Cemetery, Greenwich

10 Nov

LIST, IVOR HARDY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, R1891 of No 8 EFTS, which stalled on the approach to Woodley and dived into the ground.  He was cremated at Reading Crematorium.

10 Nov

GIBSON, FREDERICK

LAC

He is buried in Godstone (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

10 Nov

STEVENS, ALAN JAMES

AC2

He is buried in Eltham Cemetery, London

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