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Casualties - 21 - 30 November 1940


Date Name Rank Comments

21 Nov

HARMS, JAMES LANE

Plt Off

He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

21 Nov

MONK, ERNEST WILLIAM JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, R2068 of No 25 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea in fog.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Nov

POWELL, EDWIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, R2068 of No 25 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea in fog.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Nov

ELLIOTT, THOMAS DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5072 DY-P of No 102 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Nov

GROOM, SAMUEL ROBERT

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5072 DY-P of No 102 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Nov

HOGARTH, LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5072 DY-P of No 102 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Nov

SELBY, ANTHONY MARMADUKE LANGDALE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5072 DY-P of No 102 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Nov

STEVENS, EDWARD DENYS

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5072 DY-P of No 102 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Nov

THOMAS, ROBERT TUDOR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained the previous night whilst flying Gladiator II, N5644 of No 247 Sqn, which flew into high ground at night near Okehampton in Devon.  He is buried in Bodfari (St Stephen) Churchyard.

21 Nov

PLANT, RONALD ERIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire II, P7387 of No 603 Sqn, which crashed near Faversham after colliding with a He 111.  He is buried in Stoke (St Michael) Churchyard.

22 Nov

AIREY, KENNETH FRANCIS

AC2

He was killed in a motor accident and is buried in Eccleshall (All Saints) Churchyard.

22 Nov

SPIERS, PHILLIP GEORGE

AC2

He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

22 Nov

IVATT, RICHARD SPENCER CASTLE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2987 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed into the bomb dump at Hemswell when it undershot on landing.  He is buried in Harpswell (St Chad) Churchyard.

22 Nov

PELHAM, ROWLAND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2987 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed into the bomb dump at Hemswell when it undershot on landing.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

22 Nov

GLENN, THOMAS WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4194 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a 'gardening' sortie to Lorient.  He is buried in Vannes (Boismoreau) Communal Cemetery.

22 Nov

HULL, NORMAN WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4194 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a 'gardening' sortie to Lorient.  He is buried in Vannes (Boismoreau) Communal Cemetery.

22 Nov

NEWTON, ALEC WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4194 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a 'gardening' sortie to Lorient.  He is buried in Vannes (Boismoreau) Communal Cemetery.

22 Nov

WARD, JOHN MONTAGUE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4194 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a 'gardening' sortie to Lorient.  He is buried in Vannes (Boismoreau) Communal Cemetery.

22 Nov

PENKETH, HAROLD EDWIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, X4593 of No 266 Sqn, which impacted at Holme in Cambridgeshire from a high altitude dive possibly as the result of an oxygen failure.  He was cremated at Brighton (Woodvale) Borough Crematorium

23 Nov

DAWES, VINCENT EDWIN

LAC

He was serving at RAF Kalafrana at the time of his death.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

23 Nov

WILLIAMS, THOMAS RHYS

AC2

He is buried in Merthyr Tydfil (FFrwd) Cemetery, Penderyn

23 Nov

GOLDBERG, SAMUEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9946 of No 22 Sqn, when he baled out following an engine failure on return from the mission. He is buried in Brighton and Hove Jewish Cemetery.

23 Nov

BEELAERTS VAN BLOKLAND, JACK CORNELIUS EMIL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R2783 of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down over the Channel by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Nov

CARVIL, LAWRENCE SAMUEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R2783 of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down over the Channel by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Nov

WOODCOCK, JOHN CARY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R2783 of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down over the Channel by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Nov

BISHOP, ROBERT CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2471 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Nov

BROOK, HAROLD WIGNELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2471 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Nov

CHESTER, STANLEY CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2471 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Nov

HYAM, ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2471 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Nov

PEARS, EDWARD ROBERT MATHESON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2471 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Nov

TAYLOR, ALBERT EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2471 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Nov

FRENCH, RUPERT CHARLES CONNAUGHT

Cpl

He was serving with No 907 Sqn at RAF Cardington and was returning to his quarters in Bedford from his mother's hotel in Stevenage when he collided with a truck in his sports car. He is buried in Stevenage (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

23 Nov

SOLE, WALTER

AC2

He was serving with No 930 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Ashford (Bybrook) Cemetery.

23 Nov

CAMERON, JAMES SHARP

Cpl

He was serving with No 947 Sqn and died from natural causes.  He is buried in Kirkhill Cemetery.

24 Nov

DEASE, RICHARD EDMUND

Plt Off

He was serving at the Air Ministry in London but died in the Royal Salop Infirmary and is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery.

24 Nov

TRAVERS, ERNEST JOHN

Fg Off

He was serving with No 5 AONS and drowned whilst bathing at the 'Wilderness' in George.  He is buried in Oudtshoorn Old Cemetery.

24 Nov

VOWLES, WALTER GEORGE

AC2

He was killed in an air raid on Bristol, possibly along with his mother and is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

24 Nov

CREHAN, THOMAS

Sgt

He was serving with No 39 Sqn and died from a heart attack.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery.

24 Nov

GRAY, JOHN

Sgt

He was flying in Whitley V, T4160 KN-L of No 77 Sqn, which ditched in the Channel when it ran out of fuel but is presumed to have drowned when the dinghy failed to inflate correctly and drifted away.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Nov

MOORE, FREDERICK LESLIE

Sgt

He was flying in Whitley V, T4160 KN-L of No 77 Sqn, which ditched in the Channel when it ran out of fuel but is presumed to have drowned when the dinghy failed to inflate correctly and drifted away.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Nov

PARTON, FRANK ALBERT

Sgt

He was flying in Whitley V, T4160 KN-L of No 77 Sqn, which ditched in the Channel when it ran out of fuel but is presumed to have drowned when the dinghy failed to inflate correctly and drifted away.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Nov

SULLIVAN, VINCENT GERALD

Sgt

He was flying in Whitley V, T4160 KN-L of No 77 Sqn, which ditched in the Channel when it ran out of fuel but is presumed to have drowned when the dinghy failed to inflate correctly and drifted away.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Nov

CAMPBELL, ALAN ANDREW

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1928 of No 107 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on its return from a raid on North-West Germany.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Nov

WATTS, CECIL JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1928 of No 107 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on its return from a raid on North-West Germany.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Nov

HAIR, JOHN GARDINER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5734 of No 272 Sqn, which stalled in combat with a Fairey Fulmar after arriving over the wrong convoy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Nov

HERRICK, BRIAN HENRY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, Z5734 of No 272 Sqn, which stalled in combat with a Fairey Fulmar after arriving over the wrong convoy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Nov

SMITH, PERCY RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5734 of No 272 Sqn, which stalled in combat with a Fairey Fulmar after arriving over the wrong convoy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Nov

BARNFATHER, WILLIAM JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, P5090 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into high ground in Perthshire on its return from a convoy patrol. He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery.

24 Nov

CURTIS, JAMES GERRARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5090 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into high ground in Perthshire on its return from a convoy patrol. He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery.

24 Nov

PERFECT, JACK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5090 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into high ground in Perthshire on its return from a convoy patrol. He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery.

24 Nov

WESTOBY, JOHN JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, P5090 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into high ground in Perthshire on its return from a convoy patrol. He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery.

24 Nov

WHITSED, JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5090 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into high ground in Perthshire on its return from a convoy patrol. He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery.

24 Nov

BLAKE, LEONARD ERNEST CHARLES

Sgt

He was possibly injured 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 later died from his injuries and is buried in City of Westminster (Paddington) Cemetery, Mill Hill.

25 Nov

BARKER, HUGO JAMES ROSS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, R5954 of No 2 CFS, which crashed on take off from Fulbeck at night and is buried in Nuffield (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

25 Nov

BOURNE, HENRY FRED

AC1

Balloon Sqn?  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery.

25 Nov

HERON, EMMERSON

AC2

He is buried in Hartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery.

25 Nov

McCLINTOCK, JOHN ARTHUR PETER

Plt Off

He was whilst flying in Magister I, N3976 of  No 615 Sqn, which broke up at 200 ft near Sunningdale.  He was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium

25 Nov

MUIR, ARCHIBALD

AC1

He was fatally injured when his motor-cycle collided with a lorry at Nether Broughton and is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension..

25 Nov

CARTHEW, ERIC FRANK

Sgt

A member of No 50 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1320 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Stamford during  night flying practice.  He is buried in St Neots Cemetery.

25 Nov

BOWLER, JAMES ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1176 LN-B of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Nov

DICK, WILLIAM RATTRAY ALLAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1176 LN-B of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Nov

MACNAB, ALISTAIR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1176 LN-B of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Nov

MARSDEN, ROBERT GEORGE GORDON MALBEN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1176 LN-B of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Nov

POWELL, RAYMOND WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1176 LN-B of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Nov

SWATTON, FRANK

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1176 LN-B of No 99 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Nov

COX, RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6238 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Nov

NORMAN, ADOLPHUS WILFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6238 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Nov

WAUGH, STANLEY ALFRED

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6238 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Ryton Cemetery.

25 Nov

LEE, TERENCE EDWARD

Plt Off

He was seriously wounded whilst flying in Whitley V, P5073 DY-D of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down on 25 Oct 1940 by an intruder near Tholthorpe on its return from a raid on Berlin.  He died from his wounds on this day and is buried in Trusthorpe (St Peter) Churchyard.

25 Nov

WILSON, ANGUS S.

Sgt

He was seriously wounded whilst flying in Whitley V, P5073 DY-D of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down on 25 Oct 1940 by an intruder near Tholthorpe on its return from a raid on Berlin.  . He is buried in Stane Cemetery.

25 Nov

MAIR, MATTHEW COUTTS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1320 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Stamford during night flying practice.  He is buried in Glasgow (Lambhill) Cemetery.

25 Nov

TRURAN, ANTHONY JOHN JAMIESON

Plt Off

He was whilst flying in Magister I, N3976 of  No 615 Sqn, which broke up at 200 ft near Sunningdale.  He was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium

25 Nov

BAIN, JOHN

AC1

He was serving with No 951 Sqn, and was seriously injured when a balloon broke free following a bomb blast near his site on 24 Nov 1940.  He died from his wounds the following day and is buried in Melrose (Wairds) Cemetery.

26 Nov

BARBOUR, MATTHEW MUIR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, N3630 of 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on oil depots at Ghent.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Nov

BETHELL, ALFRED WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Master I, T8387 of No 5 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Uffington in Shropshire.  He is buried in Shirley (St James) Churchyard, Solihull

26 Nov

KERR, SAMUEL JOHN

AC2

He was an Assistant Cook and died In hospital in England, he is buried in Seagoe Cemetery.

26 Nov

PAUL, PETER GRAHAM WILLS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Master I, N7427 of No 5 SFTS, which crashed into trees whilst attempting a forced landing at Coddington Malpas following an engine failure.  He is buried in Hawarden (St Deiniol) Churchyard.

26 Nov

SPRENGER, WILLIAM PATERSON RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V6746 of No 1 (RCAF) Sqn, which rolled and crashed at Luss near Dumbarton during an AA Co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Vale of Leven (or Bonhill) Cemetery.

26 Nov

IGNASZAK, A

Sgt/Plt Off?

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5071 of No 12 OTU which crashed two minutes after taking off from Mount Farm.

26 Nov

MAKAREWICZ, W

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, L5071 of No 12 OTU which crashed two minutes after taking off from Mount Farm.

26 Nov

BURNS, ROBERT (968516)

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Wellington I, L4326 of No 15 OTU, which stalled in the circuit at Hampstead Norris. He is buried in Congleton (St Peter) Churchyard.

26 Nov

LANGDON, GEORGE ELLIS

Flt Lt

An instructor on No 15 OTU, he was killed whilst flying Wellington I, L4326 which stalled in the circuit at Hampstead Norris. He is buried in Harwell Cemetery.

26 Nov

WOODWARD, HAROLD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Wellington I, L4326 of No 15 OTU, which stalled in the circuit at Hampstead Norris. He is buried in Beeston and Stapleford (Beeston) Cemetery.

26 Nov

DAVIES, GWYN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1854 of No 17 OTU, which crashed into high ground in bad weather near Kettering. He is buried in Woodfieldside (Jerusalem) Chapelyard

26 Nov

HOBBS, VICTOR KNOWLE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, T1854 of No 17 OTU, which crashed into high ground in bad weather near Kettering. He is buried in Mountain Ash (Maesyrarian) Cemetery.

26 Nov

MORSE, EDWARD BARHAM

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R2792 of No 17 OTU, which crashed into a wood in bad weather near Bury St Edmunds. He is buried in Richmond Cemetery, Surrey

26 Nov

ROBINSON, ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1854 of No 17 OTU, which crashed into high ground in bad weather near Kettering. He is buried in Bury Cemetery, Huntingdonshire

26 Nov

THORN, ROBERT LEONARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R2792 of No 17 OTU, which crashed into a wood in bad weather near Bury St Edmunds. He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard.

26 Nov

WILSON-NORTH, BRUCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R2792 of No 17 OTU, which crashed into a wood in bad weather near Bury St Edmunds. He is buried in Walcott (All Saints) Churchyard.

26 Nov

COLLINGE, HARRY KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3914 of No 21 Sqn, which crashed into a hill near Middleton in Teesdale on its return from a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

26 Nov

MOORE, ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3914 of No 21 Sqn, which crashed into a hill near Middleton in Teesdale on its return from a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Catterick Cemetery.

26 Nov

OSBORNE, DOUGLAS GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3914 of No 21 Sqn, which crashed into a hill near Middleton in Teesdale on its return from a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Donnington (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

26 Nov

DOUGLAS, STANLEY NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9889 of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a shipping attack of the Dutch coast. He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26 Nov

MARTIN, STEPHEN FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9889 of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a shipping attack of the Dutch coast. He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vrenenhof) Cemetery.

26 Nov

ROBERTS, FRANK HOWARD RAFO

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, L9889 of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a shipping attack of the Dutch coast. He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26 Nov

BARBOUR, MATTHEW MUIR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, N3630 of 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on oil depots at Ghent.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Nov

BEMBRIDGE, BENJAMIN LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, V5371 of 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on oil depots at Ghent. He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

26 Nov

COWLING, ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3630 of 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on oil depots at Ghent.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Nov

HINTON, GEORGE ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3630 of 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on oil depots at Ghent.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Nov

MACAULAY, IAN STUART

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, V5371 of 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on oil depots at Ghent. He is buried in Minster (Thanet) Cemetery.

26 Nov

MAURER, ROLAND ERNEST

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, V5371 of 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on oil depots at Ghent.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Nov

BATTLE, ERNEST FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3889 of 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Nov

JERWOOD, KENNETH WALTER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R3889 of 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Nov

NEWMAN, FREDERIC JACK RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3889 of 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Nov

CLARK, SCOTT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3064 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed near Hemswell on its return from a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Penicuik Cemetery.

26 Nov

FENWICK, ERIC PARKER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3064 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed near Hemswell on its return from a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Whitley Bay (Hartley South) Cemetery.

26 Nov

HOPKINS, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3064 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed near Hemswell on its return from a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Darvel Old Cemetery.

26 Nov

WILLIAMSON, FREDERICK GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3064 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed near Hemswell on its return from a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Knockbreda Cemetery.

26 Nov

ANDERSON, DONALD STANLEY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, T2067 of No 113 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Bir Sofafi. He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

26 Nov

LEE, GEORGE HERBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2067 of No 113 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Bir Sofafi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

26 Nov

YOUNG, ERNEST SEATH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2067 of No 113 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Bir Sofafi. He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

26 Nov

ASHTON, DENNIS KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane, N2701 of No 261 Sqn, which was shot down by a CR 42 shortly after having shot down one himself.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

26 Nov

REYNOLDS, ALFRED

AC1

He was serving with No 603 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Glenfield (St Peter) Churchyard.

26 Nov

TAYLOR, RONALD HENRY WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6728 of No 604 Sqn, which crashed at Danebury Hill, Hampshire. He is buried in Hampstead Cemetery.

26 Nov

WHEATCROFT, NIGEL RONALD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L6728 of No 604 Sqn, which crashed at Danebury Hill, Hampshire. He is buried in Idridgehay (St James) Churchyard.

27 Nov

BARNES, DOUGLAS

AC1

He was serving with No 10 BGS, and was killed when Whitley, P5009 crashed into a mountainside near Loch Enoch.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Nov

 SZAMRAJEW, L

Plt Off He was flying Whitley, P5009 of No 10 BGS, and was killed when it crashed into a mountainside near Loch Enoch.  The aircraft was not found until 12 Dec 1940

27 Nov

LUSZCZEUSKI, H Sgt He was flying Whitley, P5009 of No 10 BGS, and was killed when it crashed into a mountainside near Loch Enoch.  The aircraft was not found until 12 Dec 1940

27 Nov

BILLER, JOHN WILLIAM

Flt Sgt

He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery.

27 Nov

COOK, JOHN ALFRED

Sgt

He is buried in Kensington (Gunnersbury) Cemetery.

27 Nov

LARDNER, REGINALD JAMES

AC2

He is buried in Stroud Old Cemetery.

27 Nov

SLADE, STANLEY WALTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1886 of No 105 Sqn, which crashed near Swanton Morley as it was attempting to land after a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Morchard Bishop (St Mary) Churchyard.

27 Nov

SMITH, ROBERT DANIEL

Sgt

He is buried in Caversfield (St Laurence) Churchyard.

27 Nov

MEIKLE, ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1886 of No 105 Sqn, which crashed near Swanton Morley as it was attempting to land after a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St Nicholas) Cemetery.

27 Nov

RYAN, LENARD TERENCE JERVIS RNZAF?

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1886 of No 105 Sqn, which crashed near Swanton Morley as it was attempting to land after a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Hartshill) Cemetery.

27 Nov

BURL, ALAN PONSONBY

Sgt

He was the gunner in Hardy, K4311 of No 237 Sqn and was killed when it was attacked by CR 42s.  The aircraft was force landed near Metemma. He is buried in Keren War Cemetery.

28 Nov

AITKEN, WILLIAM P. HANNAH

AC2

He is buried in Wigan Cemetery.

28 Nov

CORNISH, JOHN CHARLES

Sgt

He was lost over the Mediterranean whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2894 of the Overseas Air Delivery Flight which was being ferried to the Middle East to begin the re-equipment of No 70 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

GALT, RONALD VICTOR

Plt Off

He was died from injuries sustained on 25 Nov whilst flying in Oxford I, R5955 of No 2 CFS, which crashed on take off from Fulbeck at night  He is buried in Seaford Cemetery.

28 Nov

GRAY, JOHN ARCHIBALD

Fg Off

He was lost over the Mediterranean whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2894 of the Overseas Air Delivery Flight which was being ferried to the Middle East to begin the re-equipment of No 70 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

HOGGER, HUGH ALPHONSO

Sgt

He was lost over the Mediterranean whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2894 of the Overseas Air Delivery Flight which was being ferried to the Middle East to begin the re-equipment of No 70 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

HOHLER, CRAVEN GORING

Wg Cdr

He was lost over the Mediterranean whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2894 of the Overseas Air Delivery Flight which was being ferried to the Middle East to begin the re-equipment of No 70 Sqn, of which he was the OC.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

JEFFERIES, JACK HERBERT

Sgt

He was lost over the Mediterranean whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2894 of the Overseas Air Delivery Flight which was being ferried to the Middle East to begin the re-equipment of No 70 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

JOHNSON, DOUGLAS GEORGE

Sgt

He was lost over the Mediterranean whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2894 of the Overseas Air Delivery Flight which was being ferried to the Middle East to begin the re-equipment of No 70 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

JOHNSON, FREDERICK ERIC VALENTINE

Sgt

He was serving with No 214 Sqn Reserve Flt, at the time of his death.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

WAITE, GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, N6330 of No 3 SFTS, which dived into the ground at Bibury.  He is buried in Loftus Cemetery.

28 Nov

BIRCH, COLIN GRANVILLE DFC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IA, N2884 of No 20 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a navigation exercise over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

BUTLER, BENJAMIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2884 of No 20 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a navigation exercise over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

DICKSON, JOHN CAMPBELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2884 of No 20 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a navigation exercise over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

GASKELL, NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2884 of No 20 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a navigation exercise over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

GRAHAM, THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2884 of No 20 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a navigation exercise over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

JOHNSON, DOUGLAS GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2884 of No 20 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a navigation exercise over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

VEVERS, ROBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2884 of No 20 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a navigation exercise over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

WARD, MAURICE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2884 of No 20 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a navigation exercise over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

WILLIAMSON, DONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2884 of No 20 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a navigation exercise over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

WILLCOCKS, PETER HAMILTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire II, P7491 of No 66 Sqn, when he collided with Spitfire, P7492 of the same squadron.  He was cremated at the South London Crematorium, Mitcham

28 Nov

SYKES, HAROLD UGO

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Gladiator II, N5812 of No 80 Sqn, when he collided with an enemy aircraft over Delvine in Greece.  He is buried in The Churchyard of the Twelve Apostles, Drovian.

28 Nov

GEEN/GREEN, HENRY ERNEST

Sgt

He was severely wounded whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6236 of No 101 Sqn, when it crashed following the loss of the starboard propeller.  He died four days later and is buried in Epsom Cemetery.

28 Nov

COLLIER, RALPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5077 DY-B of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

LIVESEY, WALTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5077 DY-B of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

OSBORN, EDWARD READ

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5077 DY-B of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

ROWLEY, DENNIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5077 DY-B of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

WEST, GEORGE EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5077 DY-B of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

KLEIN, Z

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, P9427 of No 152 Sqn, which was shot down off the Dorset coast by a Bf 109. 

28 Nov

WATSON, ARTHUR ROY

Plt Off

He was baled out of Spitfire I, R6597 of No 152 Sqn, when he was shot down by a Bf 109 but his parachute caught on the aircraft.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery.

28 Nov

BARROW, HECTOR JACK RAYMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P3349 of No 213 Sqn, which was shot down over Tangmere by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Colleville-sur-Mer Churchyard.

28 Nov

EVANS, EDWARD JOSEPH DFM

Sgt

He was serving with No 218 Sqn was died from injuries sustained when he walked into a revolving propeller.  He is buried in Sheffield (Shiregreen) Cemetery.

28 Nov

PATTERSON, LEONARD JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane X P5189 of No 501 Sqn, which shot down off Hastings by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

LYALL, ARCHIBALD (PAT)

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, N3242 of No 602 Sqn, when he baled out at too low an altitude, having been shot down by a Bf 109.  He was cremated at Brighton (Woodvale) Borough Crematorium

28 Nov

BAILLON, PAUL ABBOTT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, R6631 of No 609 Sqn, which as shot down off the Isle of Wight by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

28 Nov

DUNDAS, JOHN CHARLES DFC and Bar

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, X4586 'O' of No 609 Sqn, which as shot down off the Isle of Wight by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Nov

CRAIG, JOHN EDWIN

LAC

He was serving with No 938 Sqn at Stockton on Tees and was killed in road traffic accident.  He was travelling in a sidecar which collided with the rear of a stationary lorry.  He is buried in Reet and Grinton Cemetery.

29 Nov

BUTLER, SAMUEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5142 of No 1 (C) OTU, which dived into the sea shortly after taking off from Silloth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Nov

DAVIES, ALFRED WILLIAM

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5142 of No 1 (C) OTU, which dived into the sea shortly after taking off from Silloth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Nov

ILLINGWORTH, THOMAS CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5142 of No 1 (C) OTU, which dived into the sea shortly after taking off from Silloth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Nov

LILLEY, ANTHONY ST JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5142 of No 1 (C) OTU, which dived into the sea shortly after taking off from Silloth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Nov

WILKINSON, GEORGE MILLER

Cpl

He is buried in Hayes (St Mary) Churchyard, Bromley

29 Nov

HAM, MICHAEL GERVASE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R3705 of No 13 OTU, which crashed near Bicester following an engine failure. He is buried in Dethick Lea and Holloway Cemetery.

29 Nov

VERITY, RICHARD LAWRENCE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3705 of No 13 OTU, which crashed near Bicester following an engine failure. He is buried in Lytham St Anne's (Park) Cemetery.

29 Nov

LUSTY, WILLIAM EDWARD

Sgt

He was seriously injured whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P6934, of No 18 Sqn, which crashed near Great Massingham after colliding with power cables on 28 Nov 1940.  He died the following day and is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

29 Nov

MOFFAT, GEORGE GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R2796 of No 21 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against enemy airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Nov

STARNS, WILLIAM REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R2796 of No 21 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against enemy airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Nov

STILWELL, RAYMOND BROOKS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R2796 of No 21 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against enemy airfields.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Nov

HOVENIER, ARTHUR PETER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9463 of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down into the Channel by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Nov

MAGEE, LOUIS EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9463 of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down into the Channel by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Nov

SCOTCHMERE, JAMES BRIAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9463 of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down into the Channel by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Nov

JENKYNS, SAM DILLWYN JOHN

Sgt

He was serving with No 70 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

29 Nov

HUTCHINSON, JOSEPH DICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2080 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by Vichy French fighters on a delivery flight from Gibraltar to Malta. He is buried in Massicault War Cemetery.

29 Nov

ALLEN, JOHN FREDERICK WOODWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire, R6907 of No 152 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Blandford.  He was cremated at Weymouth Crematorium

29 Nov

RAFTER, WILLIAM PEARCE HAUGHTON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire II, P7449 of No 603 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Broomfield, Kent.  He is buried in Harborne (St Peter) Churchyard.

30 Nov

FAIRWEATHER, FREDERICK WILSON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L1248 of No 5 OTU, which crashed at East Challow, Berks.  He is buried in Kilmadock Burial Ground.

30 Nov

HYDE, ERNEST

AC1

He is buried in Wavertree (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

30 Nov

TETLOW, DOUGLAS STANSFIELD

Sgt

He is buried in Hitchin Cemetery.

30 Nov

VENNEEAR, JAMES ERNEST

AC2

He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery.

30 Nov

WHITE, FRANCIS STUART

LAC

He was serving with No 45 Sqn, at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Aswan Bandar British Cemetery.

30 Nov

CROUT, GEORGE EDGAR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9463 of No 59 Sqn, which stalled after taking off from Thorney Island. He is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery.

30 Nov

BAIN, CLAUDE HORACE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IC, T2893 of No 214 Sqn Middle East Flight, which crashed at Elmdon following an engine failure during a delivery flight to the Middle East. He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery.

30 Nov

RAGGENBASS, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Wellington IC, T2893 of No 214 Sqn Middle East Flight, which crashed at Elmdon following an engine failure during a delivery flight to the Middle East. He is buried in Stockport (Willow Grove) Cemetery.

30 Nov

HUTCHINGS, GERALD DAVY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, T4219 of No 502 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Nov

KERR, JAMES ARCHIBALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4219 of No 502 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Nov

SCRAGG, ALBAN FREDERICK

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4219 of No 502 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Nov

THOMPSON, LOUIS RICHARD DE MELVILLE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, T4219 of No 502 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Nov

WAIN, RAYMOND NUTTALL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4219 of No 502 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

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