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Casualties - 1 - 10 December 1940


Date Name Rank Comments

1 Dec

BUFFEY, REGINALD

AC1

He is buried in Poynton (St George) Churchyard.

1 Dec

TILSON, HUMPHREY WILLIAM

AC1

He is buried in Kimberley (West End) Cemetery.

1 Dec

HINMAN, LAWRENCE BRIGGS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IVf, N3537 of No 59 Sqn, which crashed while trying to land downwind and avoid another aircraft landing normally. He is buried in West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

1 Dec

WALDEN, DONOVAN ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf, N3537 of No 59 Sqn, which crashed while trying to land downwind and avoid another aircraft landing normally. He is buried in Kinson (St Andrew) Churchyard.

1 Dec

BRIMBLE, GEORGE WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V7563 of No 73, which crashed in the Chad whilst attempting a forced landing on a ferry flight from Takoradi to the Middle East.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

2 Dec

BRUNNING, WILLIAM BULLOCK

Cpl

He was killed in an air raid, along with his wife and  is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk

2 Dec

BUSWELL, HUBERT DAVENPORT

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying as the instructor in Master I, N7597 of No 5 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Hodnet in Shropshire.  He is buried in Warborough (St Lawrence) Churchyard.

2 Dec

CHANT, RICHARD ANTHONY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying under instruction in Master I, N7597 of No 5 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Hodnet in Shropshire.  He is buried in Stoke-upon-Tern (St Peter) Church Cemetery.

2 Dec

DUNLEAVY, ALFRED SCOTT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2187 of No 101, which went missing on a ferry flight to the Middle East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Dec

GIBBONS, ARTHUR WILLIAM

AC2

He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent

2 Dec

FARMES, ERNEST THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2187 of No 101, which went missing on a ferry flight to the Middle East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Dec

PALMER, GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2187 of No 101, which went missing on a ferry flight to the Middle East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Dec

WINDER, ROY

LAC

He was serving with No 616 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Barnsley (Ardsley) Cemetery.

3 Dec

ALDRIDGE, WALTER DOUGLAS VICTOR

AC1

He was killed whilst attempting to extinguish the fire in Whitley, P4958 which crashed near Linton-on-Ouse on 2 Dec 1940 when the bomb load exploded, he is buried in Tottenham Cemetery.

3 Dec

BOSELEY, WILLIAM FREDERICK

AC1

He is buried in Wembley (Alperton) Burial Ground

3 Dec

GRIFFITHS, FREDERICK PERCY

AC2

He waskilled whilst attempting to extinguish the fire in Whitley, P4958 which crashed near Linton-on-Ouse on 2 Dec 1940 when the bomb load exploded, is buried in Newton-upon-Ouse (All Saints).

3 Dec

HARRIS, THOMAS IAN REID-HAVEN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Hart, K5802 of No 9 SFTS, which crashed into trees at Oakley Wood near Cirencester whilst flying in poor visibility.  He is buried in Crossgar (Lissara) Presbyterian Cemetery.

3 Dec

HASLETT, ALFRED GEORGE

AC1

He was killed whilst attempting to extinguish the fire in Whitley, P4958 which crashed near Linton-on-Ouse on 2 Dec 1940 when the bomb load exploded, is buried in Heston (St Leonard) Churchyard.

3 Dec

MATSON, HENRY HAVELOCK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, N6236 of No 14 SFTS which collided with another Oxford, L4642 and crashed near Milton Keynes.  He is buried in Gateshead Fell (St John) Churchyard.

3 Dec

PATTERSON, ALFRED JOHN

LAC

He was killed whilst attempting to extinguish the fire in Whitley, P4958 which crashed near Linton-on-Ouse on 2 Dec 1940 when the bomb load exploded, is buried in Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery.

3 Dec

SMITH, ROBERT

LAC

He was killed whilst attempting to extinguish the fire in Whitley, P4958 which crashed near Linton-on-Ouse on 2 Dec 1940 when the bomb load exploded, is buried in Bedlington (Netherton Lane) Cemetery.

3 Dec

WHITTAKER, FRANK EDWARD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Hart, K5802 of No 9 SFTS, which crashed into trees at Oakley Wood near Cirencester whilst flying in poor visibility.  He is buried in Stanton St Quintin (St Giles) Churchyard Extension.

3 Dec

WORTH, BASIL HARVEY SIMMONDS

AC1

He is buried in Englefield Green Cemetery.

3 Dec

SMYTH, PETER

AC1

He was serving with No 83 Sqn and drowned in Lincoln.  He is buried in New Stevenston (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

4 Dec

SPENCER, RICHARD MOWBRAY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, P9035 of No 2 SFTS, which crashed in Langley Road, Wychwood in Oxfordshire.  He is buried in Black Bourton (or Burton Abbots) (St Mary) Churchyard.

4 Dec

HITCHIN, MAURICE EDMUND FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R2770 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a reconnaissance mission.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

4 Dec

LEWIS, SIDNEY CLARENCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R2770 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a reconnaissance mission.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

4 Dec

RHODES, THOMAS GERALD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, R2770 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a reconnaissance mission.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

4 Dec

BENBOW, FREDERICK CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2161 of No 82 Sqn, which crashed near Manston on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Minster (Thanet) Cemetery.

4 Dec

CARTWRIGHT, NORMAN BYNG

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2161 of No 82 Sqn, which crashed near Manston on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Minster (Thanet) Cemetery.

4 Dec

CRAWFORD, PETER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2161 of No 82 Sqn, which crashed near Manston on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Falkirk Cemetery.

4 Dec

HENDERSON, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3578 of No 82 Sqn, which crashed near Southend on a raid to Essen.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

4 Dec

McCARTNEY, THOMAS JAMES

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3578 of No 82 Sqn, which crashed near Southend on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

4 Dec

RATCLIFFE, JACK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3578 of No 82 Sqn, which crashed near Southend on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Breightmet (St James) Churchyard.

4 Dec

NAYLOR, GEORGE

Cpl

He was serving with No 150 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Hornsea Cemetery.

4 Dec

LINGWOOD, DAVID

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, P5135 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Hartlepool on its return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Dec

MASTERS, ROYFFE DIGBY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, P5135 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Hartlepool on its return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Dec

PRITCHARD, EDWARD JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5135 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Hartlepool on its return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Dec

TAYLOR, DEREK VERNON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5135 of No 220 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Hartlepool on its return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Dec

ALLAN, HUGH BERNARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9365 of No 233 Sqn, which failed to gain height on take off and crashed at Guardbridge, Fife. He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery.

4 Dec

DAVIDSON, ARTHUR GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9365 of No 233 Sqn, which failed to gain height on take off and crashed at Guardbridge, Fife. He is buried in Banchory Ternan Parish Churchyard.

4 Dec

FORBES, JOHN GORDON

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, T9365 of No 233 Sqn, which failed to gain height on take off and crashed at Guardbridge, Fife. He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery.

4 Dec

RUTTER, TOM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9365 of No 233 Sqn, which failed to gain height on take off and crashed at Guardbridge, Fife. He is buried in Whalley (St Mary) Churchyard.

5 Dec

BAXTER, FRANK GEORGE

AC1

He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery.

5 Dec

DANGERFIELD, JACK EDMUND

Cpl

He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

5 Dec

HARBY, WALTER

LAC

He was serving with No 26 BFTS at the time of his death.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

5 Dec

PIGGOTT, ALFRED ANTHONY

AC1

He died in Papworth Hospital and is buried in Papworth Everard (St Peter) Churchyard.

5 Dec

WARWICK, JOHN

AC1

He died at home from peritonitis and is buried in Leamington (Whitnash Road) Cemetery.

5 Dec

BEAUMAN, ARTHUR RICHARD HUGH DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, L9936 of No 22 Sqn which was shot down of Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Dec

HICKS, FRANK WADE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9936 of No 22 Sqn which was shot down of Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Dec

JAMES, TERENCE JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9936 of No 22 Sqn which was shot down of Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Dec

TELFORD, PATRICK HERBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9936 of No 22 Sqn which was shot down of Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Dec

YOUNG, CECIL REGINALD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V7617 of No 46 Sqn, which crashed near Sevenoaks in Kent.  He is buried in Minster (Thanet) Cemetery.

5 Dec

HOPGOOD, CHARLES LEONARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire II, P9450 of No 64 Sqn, which was shot down over Kent by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

5 Dec

COURTIS, JACK BURALL

Sgt

He was serving with No 111 Sqn and was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P3470 which flew into a hill near Edzell in bad weather during a ferry flight from Drem to Montrose.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

5 Dec

SARGEANT, HENRY FREDERICK DAVID

Cpl

He was serving with No 112 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

6 Dec

AMBLER, ALBERT JAMES

AC1

He was killed during an air raid on Bristol and is buried in Trowbridge Cemetery.

6 Dec

PARROTT, HARRY SCAVNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5420 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed when it hit trees as it overshot its landing at Thorney Island in heavy rain. He is buried in Rowledge (St James) Churchyard.

6 Dec

WEATHERLEY, STANLEY ROBERT EDWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, V5420 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed when it hit trees as it overshot its landing at Thorney Island in heavy rain. He is buried in Hendon Cemetery.

6 Dec

BEAN, ARTHUR FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5726 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Dec

JOHNSTON, ALBERT CARTWRIGHT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5726 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Dec

LEAVER, DENNIS KENNEDY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, Z5726 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Dec

EWIN, HENRY RICHARD

AC1

He was serving with No 902 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Woolwich Cemetery.

6 Dec

KNAPTON, CHARLES FREDERICK

AC2

He was serving with No 916 Sqn, and was killed during an air raid on Bristol.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

6 Dec

CHIVERS, FRANK

AC1

He was serving with No 957 Sqn, and was killed during an air raid on Bristol.  He is buried in Bridlington Cemetery.

7 Dec

DEBENHAM, JOHN SPENCER

AC2

He was serving with No 31 ANS and was drowned at Port Albert in Ontario.  He is buried in Goderich (Maitland) Cemetery.

7 Dec

GEORGE, BERT AIDAN

AC2

He was serving with No 31 ANS and was drowned at Port Albert in Ontario.  He is buried in Goderich (Maitland) Cemetery.

7 Dec

MACDONALD, DONALD JOHN PATRICK

LAC

He was injured whilst flying Audax I, K7412 of No 9 SFTS which on a night landing at Babdown Farm on 23 Oct 1940.  He died from his injuries and is buried in Clanfield (St James) Churchyard.

7 Dec

KROMPIEWSKI, BRONISLAW

Plt Off

He was swept away and drowned after Wallace II, K6073 of No 1 GDGS, was successfully ditched off Langness Lighthouse following an engine failure.  He is buried in Kirk Malew (St Malew) Churchyard Extension.

7 Dec

MILLAR, GEORGE

Cpl

He was swept away and drowned after Wallace II, K6073 of No 1 GDGS, was successfully ditched off Langness Lighthouse following an engine failure.  He is buried in Kirk Malew (St Malew) Churchyard Extension.

7 Dec

THOMSON, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hampden I, L4103 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed out of control after being struck by lightning on a night training exercise.  He is buried in Farnborough (Victoria Road) Cemetery.

7 Dec

GROCOTT, JOSEPH ALAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3220 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Ostend on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

7 Dec

NANSON, JOHN JAMES COULSHAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3220 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Ostend on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

7 Dec

PARKER, ROBERT COATES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3220 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Ostend on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

7 Dec

PONTIN, WILLIAM HUMPHREY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3220 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Ostend on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

7 Dec

ROGERS, ANTHONY ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3220 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Ostend on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

7 Dec

STANLEY, DESMOND GEOFFREY

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3220 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Ostend on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

7 Dec

BECK, HUGH DENIS

Sqn Ldr

He was killed flying in Hampden I, P4292 of No 16 OTU, which dived into the ground from 300 ft near Bicester following an engine failure. He is buried in Ringwood Cemetery.

7 Dec

BINKS, GEORGE ARNOLD

Sgt

He was killed flying in Hampden I, P4292 of No 16 OTU, which dived into the ground from 300 ft near Bicester following an engine failure. He is buried in Linthwaite (Christ Church) Churchyard Extension.

7 Dec

COAD, ALAN JAMES DFM

Sgt

He was killed flying Hampden I, P4292 of No 16 OTU, which dived into the ground from 300 ft near Bicester following an engine failure. He is buried in St. Budeaux Churchyard Extension., Plymouth

7 Dec

DARDS, MONTY RICHARD

Sgt

He was killed flying in Hampden I, P4292 of No 16 OTU, which dived into the ground from 300 ft near Bicester following an engine failure. He is buried in Upper Heyford Cemetery.

7 Dec

HADFIELD, THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed flying in Hampden I, P4292 of No 16 OTU, which dived into the ground from 300 ft near Bicester following an engine failure. He is buried in Halliwell (St Peter) Churchyard.

7 Dec

FRIEND, JACK RICHARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1235 of No 25 Sqn, which crashed at Elton near Marham after control was lost n bad weather.  He is buried in Wittering (All Saints) Churchyard.

7 Dec

HUGHES, JOHN MCCULLOCH MIDDLEMORE DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1235 of No 25 Sqn, which crashed at Elton near Marham after control was lost n bad weather.  He is buried in Chilworth (St Denys) Churchyard.

7 Dec

DAVENPORT-JONES, GARTON VINCENT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3028 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which crashed near Lincoln following lost of control.  He is buried in Scampton (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

7 Dec

DAVIES, MALCOLM HAYDN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3050 EA-N of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

GOLDIE, THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3028 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which crashed near Lincoln following lost of control.  He is buried in Lesmahagow (or Abbey Green) Cemetery.

7 Dec

GREEVES, STUART GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3050 EA-N of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

MICHIE, KENNETH WILLIAM

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3028 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which crashed near Lincoln following lost of control.  He is buried in Scampton (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

7 Dec

PARISH, EDWARD FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3050 EA-N of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

YOUNG, LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3050 EA-N of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

CRESWELL, ALBERT EDWARD DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5112 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

DUNN, DEREK JOHN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5112 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

EDDOWES, FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5112 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

GRAY, THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5112 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

WYLAM-WALKER, NORMAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5112 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

HEMSLEY, WILLIAM RAYMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2395 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed in Pegwell Bay, Deal on its return from a patrol. He is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery.

7 Dec

STEEL, ALFRED KENNETH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, T2395 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed in Pegwell Bay, Deal on its return from a patrol. He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.

7 Dec

CARTER, FRANK LIONEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8455 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Valona.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

7 Dec

CATTELL, LESLIE PHILIP

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L8455 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Valona.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

7 Dec

CAZALET, MICHAEL PETER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L8457 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Valona.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

7 Dec

RIDGEWELL, KENNETH JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8457 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Valona.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

7 Dec

TAYLOR, HORACE ALBERT EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8455 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a raid against Valona.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

7 Dec

SHILLING, JOSEPH DONALD

Sgt

He was a member of No 50 Sqn but killed whilst flying Hampden I, L4103 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed out of control after being struck by lightning on a night training exercise.  He is buried in Farnborough (Victoria Road) Cemetery.

7 Dec

BARBER, JAMES ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in Blenheim I, L1535 of No 211 Sqn, when he flew into hills near Lamia in bad weather. He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

7 Dec

HALLETT, NORMAN ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L4926 of No 211 Sqn, which flew into hills near Lamia, Greece in bad weather. He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

7 Dec

JERDEIN, GUY INGLIS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L1535 of No 211 Sqn, when he flew into hills near Lamia in bad weather. He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

7 Dec

MUNRO, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying as the W.Op/AG in Blenheim I, L1535 of No 211 Sqn, when he flew into hills near Lamia in bad weather. He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

7 Dec

PICKERSGILL, PAUL BERNARD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim I, L4926 of No 211 Sqn, which flew into hills near Lamia, Greece in bad weather. He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

7 Dec

TAYLOR, HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L4926 of No 211 Sqn, which flew into hills near Lamia, Greece in bad weather. He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

7 Dec

ASHMAN, ARTHUR CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3209 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

BUCKINGHAM, FRANCIS THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2476 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

DADSWELL, DAVID ALLAN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2476 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

HARRIS, WILFRED ARTHUR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3209 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Oye-Plage Communal Cemetery.

7 Dec

INGRAMS, WILLIAM DESMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3209 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

JAMES, WILLIAM HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2476 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

LEE, EDWARD COOPER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2476 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

MACASKIE, JOHN CUNNINGHAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2476 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

POWRIE, CHARLES DUNCAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2476 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

STACEY, RICHARD FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3209 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

WHITE, PHILLIP JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3209 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

WOODING, ALAN ASQUITH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3209 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Dec

BROOKS, GEORGE HENRY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1154 of No 217 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Brest. He is buried Hopital-Camrout Communal Cemetery.

7 Dec

EEDE, THOMAS JOHN GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1154 of No 217 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Brest. He is buried Hopital-Camrout Communal Cemetery.

7 Dec

MUSSENDEN, HUGH ERIC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, N1154 of No 217 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Brest. He is buried Hopital-Camrout Communal Cemetery.

7 Dec

PRATT, JOHN WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1154 of No 217 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Brest. He is buried Hopital-Camrout Communal Cemetery.

7 Dec

ADAMS, WILLIAM ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed  whilst flying in Whitley V, T4277 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed near Ballykelly on a night take off. He is buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery.

7 Dec

MILLER, PATRICK JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed  whilst flying in Whitley V, T4277 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed near Ballykelly on a night take off. He is buried in Londonderry City Cemetery.

7 Dec

REES, CHARLES WILLIAM

Flt Lt

He was killed  whilst flying Whitley V, T4277 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed near Ballykelly on a night take off. He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

7 Dec

WORTHINGTON, MICHAEL LAW

Fg Off

He was killed  whilst flying Whitley V, T4277 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed near Ballykelly on a night take off. He is buried in Prestbury (St Peter) Churchyard.

7 Dec

UPHAM, STANLEY CHARLES

AC1

He was serving with No 964 Sqn and was killed when he was hit by a falling balloon as a result of being struck by lightning.  He is buried in Hooe (St John) Churchyard Extension.

8 Dec

BRITTO, DANIEL WILLIAM ANTHONY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hart, K4927 of No 9 FTS when the wing collapsed during a loop.  The aircraft crashed near Chippenham in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Gilcrux (St Mary) Churchyard.

8 Dec

ELLIOTT, WILLIAM THOMPSON

AC2

He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.

8 Dec

POOLE, JAMES HENRY

LAC

He was serving with the RAF Detachment Durban at the time of his death.  He is buried in Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery.

8 Dec

COGHLAN, CLIFFORD DENIS

Cpl

He was possibly killed in an air raid on Bristol the previous day and died from his injuries, he is buried in Salisbury (London Road) Cemetery.

8 Dec

KNIGHT, WILLIAM VICTOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hart, K4927 of No 9 FTS when the wing collapsed during a loop.  The aircraft crashed near Chippenham in Wiltshire. He is buried in Orpington (All Saints) Churchyard.

8 Dec

BUCKLE, FRANCIS ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3004 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Dec

MULLIGAN, ROBERT TREVOR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3004 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Dec

PREECE, MALCOLM JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3004 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Dec

SMITH, CYRIL JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3004 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Dec

ATTFIELD, REGINALD ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2975 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

8 Dec

DEEHAN, OWEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2975 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

8 Dec

WATERS, JACK ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2975 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

9 Dec

HANTON, LUCAS SAMUEL

Cpl

He died from complications following a surgical operation and is buried in Bridlington Cemetery.

9 Dec

JOHNSTONE, PAUL DOOTSON DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Harvard I, P5910 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed on the bombing range at Inkomo.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

9 Dec

SAVAGE, ALFRED

Cpl

He was home on leave and went to RAF Driffield to assist after a raid.  During this work he received a bang on the head, later he complained of a headache and died in bed.  He is buried in Driffield Cemetery.

9 Dec

WADIE, WILLIAM JOHN BOSTON

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, R6287 of No 11 SFTS, which dived into the ground at night near Shawbury.  He is buried in Leaton (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

9 Dec

WILLIAMS, DAVID

Flt Sgt

He is buried in Upavon Cemetery.

9 Dec

WRIGHT, REGINALD BASIL

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, R6287 of No 11 SFTS, which dived into the ground at night near Shawbury.  He is buried in Shawbury (St Mary) Churchyard.

9 Dec

CRAWFORD, JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2073 of No 113 Sqn, which crashed at Sidi Barrani.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

9 Dec

GOLDFEATHER, ALBERT MICHAEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2073 of No 113 Sqn, which crashed at Sidi Barrani.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

9 Dec

BOULTON, GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3617 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed in Norfolk after being damaged by flak from a British convoy during a training flight.  He is buried in Hoyland Nether Cemetery.

9 Dec

SHILDRICK, DEREK ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3617 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed in Norfolk after being damaged by flak from a British convoy during a training flight.  He is buried in Little Stanmore (St Lawrence) Churchyard.

9 Dec

WATSON, WILLIAM ROSS

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3617 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed in Norfolk after being damaged by flak from a British convoy during a training flight.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk

9 Dec

BROWN, REGINALD RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2520 KD-A of No 115 Sqn, which crashed into a hill in Wales on its return from a raid to Bordeaux.  He is buried in Llanwit Major Cemetery.

9 Dec

ELLIS, HYLTON DANIEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2520 KD-A of No 115 Sqn, which crashed into a hill in Wales on its return from a raid to Bordeaux.  He is buried in North Gosforth Joint Burial Ground

9 Dec

HOWARD, STANLEY GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2520 KD-A of No 115 Sqn, which crashed into a hill in Wales on its return from a raid to Bordeaux.  He is buried in Llanwit Major Cemetery.

9 Dec

MILLS, DAVID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2520 KD-A of No 115 Sqn, which crashed into a hill in Wales on its return from a raid to Bordeaux.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

9 Dec

MYERS, JULIAN GILBERT KEYDELL

Sgt

He was mortally wounded whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7895 of No 115 Sqn during a raid to Bordeaux.  He is buried in Marham (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

9 Dec

TINDALL, ALBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2520 KD-A of No 115 Sqn, which crashed into a hill in Wales on its return from a raid to Bordeaux.  He is buried in Llanwit Major Cemetery.

9 Dec

WALLACE, DAVID ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2520 KD-A of No 115 Sqn, which crashed into a hill in Wales on its return from a raid to Bordeaux.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (He is buried in Sutton Road) Cemetery.

9 Dec

BELL, GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7265 of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Dec

BILDERBECK, ANTHONY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7265 of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Dec

CRAWLEY, TERENCE JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9277 of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Dec

DEWAR, GORDON JAMES MASTERTON

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, N7265 of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Dec

MURPHY, LESLIE DESMOND PRUNDY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, T9277 of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Dec

ROACH, FRANK ALEXANDER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson I, T9277 of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Dec

STEELE, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9277 of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Dec

WOOLLEY, WALTER EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7265 of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Dec

HILL, GEORGE LOVESEY

AC2

He was serving with No 903 Sqn and probably died from wounds sustaining in an air raid.  He is buried in Surbiton Cemetery.

9 Dec

HILL, JOHN HENRY

AC1

He was serving with No 903 Sqn and probably died from wounds sustaining in an air raid.  He is buried in Eltham (St John The Baptist) Churchyard.

9 Dec

FINNEN, JOHN

AC2

He was serving with No 945 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He is buried in Glasgow (St Kentigern's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

10 Dec

BUCHEGGER, BASIL PAUL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister, L8070 both of No 24 EFTS, which collided with Tiger Moth, BB738 of No 1 EFTS over St. Albans, Herts.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

10 Dec

DENHART, WILFRED GORDON

Sgt

He was serving with No 102 MU at the time of his death.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

10 Dec

HOLLAND, WILLIAM ERNEST

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, BB738 of No 1 EFTS, which collided Magister I, L8070 of No 24 EFTS over St. Albans, Herts.  He is buried in St Albans Cemetery.

10 Dec

OWEN, NORMAN HENRY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, BB738 of No 1 EFTS, which collided Magister I, L8070 of No 24 EFTS over St. Albans, Herts.   He is buried in Rhyl Church Cemetery

10 Dec

WOOD, JOHN

Cpl

He is buried in Haigh (St David) Churchyard.

10 Dec

WRIGHT, RALPH COLIN

AC1

He was cremated at Manchester Crematorium

10 Dec

FERGUSON, ANDREW

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L4844 of No 17 OTU when it dived into the ground during a practice flight in cloud. He is buried in Renfrew (Arkleston) Cemetery.

10 Dec

PENMAN, GEORGE WRIGHT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, L4844 of No 17 OTU when it dived into the ground during a practice flight in cloud. He is buried in Lochgelly Cemetery.

10 Dec

ROBERTS, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L4844 of No 17 OTU when it dived into the ground during a practice flight in cloud. He is buried in Edinburgh (Piershill) Cemetery.

10 Dec

HOGG, RALPH VINCENT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire II, P7326 of No 41 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Dec

BIRT, ALLAN MAURICE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2225 of No 82 Sqn, which crashed near Antwerp during a raid on the city.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

10 Dec

McMURRAY, FREDERICK WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2225 of No 82 Sqn, which crashed near Antwerp during a raid on the city.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

10 Dec

RATHBONE, JOHN RANKIN

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2225 of No 82 Sqn, which crashed near Antwerp during a raid on the city.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

10 Dec

HUTTON, ROBERT SCOTT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V6674 of No 85 Sqn, which crashed at Tilbury Docks after control was lost in an electrical storm during a night patrol.  He is buried in Bristol (St Mary Redcliffe) Cemetery.

10 Dec

ROBERTSON, JOHN ST CLAIR

Sgt

He was killed whilst attempting to abandon Blenheim IV, T1797 of No 110 Sqn, which collided with a tree on take off from Wattisham causing an engine to fall from its mounting.  He was cremated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium

10 Dec

COOK, BASIL MARTIN

Fg Off

He was serving with No 968 Sqn, at the time of his death.  He was cremated at Paisley (Woodside) Crematorium

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