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Casualties - 11 - 20 February 1941


11 Feb

REARDON, GLYNDWR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2702 LS-H of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland.  However, his remains were not recovered until 1967 and he is now buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

11 Feb

CHATTAWAY, ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5877 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder in the circuit at Watton.  He was cremated at Birmingham (Perry Bar) Crematorium

11 Feb

SHARVELL, GEORGE ELTHAM

Plt Off

He was seriously wounded whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5877 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder in the circuit at Watton.  He later died from his injuries and is buried in or was cremated at Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery. and Crematorium

11 Feb

GREENLEES, RICHARD COOPER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1109 OA-I of No 22 Sqn, which crashed into the sea near Flushing having been shot at by flak near the Wash on its return from a mission to Borkum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Feb

HAYWOOD, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1109 OA-I of No 22 Sqn, which crashed into the sea near Flushing having been shot at by flak near the Wash on its return from a mission to Borkum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Feb

JEPSON, JAMES ALTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1109 OA-I of No 22 Sqn, which crashed into the sea near Flushing having been shot at by flak near the Wash on its return from a mission to Borkum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Feb

SMITH, FREDERICK WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1109 OA-I of No 22 Sqn, which crashed into the sea near Flushing having been shot at by flak near the Wash on its return from a mission to Borkum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Feb

CALDWELL, DAVID ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I AD719 EA-C of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near Sudbrooke.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Warriston) Cemetery.

11 Feb

BUTTERWORTH, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I AD719 EA-C of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near Sudbrooke.  He is buried in Elton (All Saints) Churchyard., Lancs.

11 Feb

CRUICKSHANK, DAVID ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I X3001 EA-H of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Alkmaar.  He is buried in Alkmaar General Cemetery.

11 Feb

MILDREN, PETER RAYMOND

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire II P7520 of No 66 Sqn, which shot by a Bf 109 during an offensive sweep off Boulogne.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

11 Feb

BAKER, STANLEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire II P7568 of No 66 Sqn, which shot by a Bf 109 during an offensive sweep off Boulogne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Feb

KING, CYRIL AUBREY ROBERT PERCY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, T9296 of No 1 (C) OTU, which crashed at Dalbeattie near Dumfries and was destroyed by fire.  He is buried in Bournemouth East Cemetery.

11 Feb

THORPE, KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, T9296 of No 1 (C) OTU, which crashed at Dalbeattie near Dumfries and was destroyed by fire.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

11 Feb

SMITH, LESLIE WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, T9296 of No 1 (C) OTU, which crashed at Dalbeattie near Dumfries and was destroyed by fire.  He is buried in Sheffield (Burngreave) Cemetery.

11 Feb

DENT, RICHARD EWER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, T9296 of No 1 (C) OTU, which crashed at Dalbeattie near Dumfries and was destroyed by fire.  He was cremated at Glasgow Crematorium

11 Feb

MALLETT, ALBERT WALTER RICHARD

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Ploughley.  He is buried in Littleton (St Catherine) Churchyard Extension.

11 Feb

FISHER, JAMES ALEXANDER

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, L9696 of No 15 SFTS, which crashed whilst landing at Weston-on-the-Green at night.  He is buried in New Kilpatrick (or Hillfoot) Cemetery.

11 Feb

YOUNG, BASIL LAMBTON

Sgt

He died from natural causes in Turnberry Hospital.  He is buried in Kirkoswald Old Churchyard.

11 Feb

LYONS, SAUL EDWARD

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Wythall and probably died in the RAF Hospital, Cosford but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Willesden Jewish Cemetery.

12 Feb

AXWORTHY, RUPERT LESLIE CLIFFORD

Fg Off

He was serving with No 31 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Rawalpindi War Cemetery.

12 Feb

TARGETT, G

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD722 OL-X of No 83 Sqn, which crashed into a building on the approach to Finningley. 

12 Feb

BARKER, DESMOND WALLACE FERGUSON DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD722 OL-X of No 83 Sqn, which crashed into a building on the approach to Finningley.  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension

12 Feb

WILSON, FRANK SELBY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD722 OL-X of No 83 Sqn, which crashed into a building on the approach to Finningley.  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension

12 Feb

LOWSON, WILLIAM HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD722 OL-X of No 83 Sqn, which crashed into a building on the approach to Finningley.  He is buried in Welton Church Cemetery.

12 Feb

CLOUGH, ALAN RAYMOND

Sgt

He was drowned after abandoning Wellington IC, T2888 LN-R of No 99 Sqn, and landing in water near Wisbech in Cambridgeshire on its return from a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Failsworth Cemetery.

12 Feb

BEAL, DONALD NEWBEGIN

Sgt

He was killed after abandoning Wellington IC, T2888 LN-R of No 99 Sqn, which near Wisbech in Cambridgeshire on its return from a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery.

12 Feb

KEETLEY, ERIC

Sgt

He was killed after abandoning Wellington IC, R3238 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, near Saffron Walden in Essex.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Feb

EARLY, FERGUS FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9247 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Digby as it descended through cloud trying to find Waddington.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard.

12 Feb

BRACHER, WILLIAM ALAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9289 VX-A of No 206 Sqn, which was abandoned over the sea after running out of fuel  on the return from an EmRo patrol.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

12 Feb

ALPE, BERTRAM LAWRENCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9289 VX-A of No 206 Sqn, which was abandoned over the sea after running out of fuel  on the return from an EmRo patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Feb

PHILLIPS, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9289 VX-A of No 206 Sqn, which was abandoned over the sea after running out of fuel  on the return from an EmRo patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Feb

REED, JOHN HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9289 VX-A of No 206 Sqn, which was abandoned over the sea after running out of fuel  on the return from an EmRo patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Feb

TITCHENER, REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9346 VX-K of No 206 Sqn, which was abandoned over the sea after running out of fuel  on the return from an EmRo patrol.  He is buried in Bispham (All Hallows) Churchyard.

12 Feb

BECKETT, THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9346 VX-K of No 206 Sqn, which was abandoned over the sea after running out of fuel  on the return from an EmRo patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Feb

MORRIS, RALPH BRETTELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9346 VX-K of No 206 Sqn, which was abandoned over the sea after running out of fuel  on the return from an EmRo patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Feb

SAWYER, LEONARD EUSTACE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9346 VX-K of No 206 Sqn, which was abandoned over the sea after running out of fuel  on the return from an EmRo patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Feb

ARNOTT, ALBERT JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9350 VX-J of No 206 Sqn, which was abandoned over the sea after running out of fuel  on the return from an EmRo patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Feb

MASON, MILES ARTHUR GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9350 VX-J of No 206 Sqn, which was abandoned over the sea after running out of fuel  on the return from an EmRo patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Feb

WALLACE, JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9350 VX-J of No 206 Sqn, which was abandoned over the sea after running out of fuel  on the return from an EmRo patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Feb

WATERMAN, JOHN ROSS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9350 VX-J of No 206 Sqn, which was abandoned over the sea after running out of fuel  on the return from an EmRo patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Feb

WYBRANTS, JOHN HEXLEY

Fg Off

An instructor he was killed whilst flying as an observer in Beaufort I, N1171 MW-E of No 217 Sqn, which failed to return from Rover patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

12 Feb

FOTHERINGHAM, JOHN REID

AC2

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 232 Sqn, his death being registered in Scotland?  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

12 Feb

WATSON, GERALD

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2715 of No 261 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

12 Feb

MORRISON, THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim T2327 of No 8 FPP, which flew into a hill on a flight from St Athan to Hullavington.  He is buried in St Ninians (Bannockburn) Parish Burial Ground

12 Feb

COWIE, FREDERICK MOLLISON

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7640 of No 8 SFTS, which crashed during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Keith (Broomhill) Cemetery.

13 Feb

ADAMSON, JOHN FAULDS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2166 of No 11 Sqn, which was shot down by a G.50 on the way to attack MT at Berat.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13 Feb

TRAHERNE, ONSLOW LLEWELLYN GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2166 of No 11 Sqn, which was shot down by a G.50 on the way to attack MT at Berat.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13 Feb

HUTCHISON, JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2237 of No 11 Sqn, which was shot down by a G.50 on the return from an attack MT at Berat.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13 Feb

JACKSON, WILLIAM THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2237 of No 11 Sqn, which was shot down by a G.50 on the return from an attack MT at Berat.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13 Feb

BARTOS, JINDRICH

Fg Off

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 312 Sqn, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Liverpool (West Derby) Cemetery.

13 Feb

DOSSETT, ALBERT

Sgt

He was serving at the Aircraft Depot, Iraq, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial. Cemetery.

13 Feb

GLOWACKI, Jan AC2 He was serving at the P.S.P. and he died in Halton Hospital, cause not known.  He is buried in Market Drayton Cemetery.

13 Feb

KENT, ARTHUR

AC1

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Ely.  He is buried in Cardiff Western Cemetery.

13 Feb

MACLEAN, NEIL CAMERON

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Fylde.  He is buried in Kilchoman Cemetery, Isle of Islay

13 Feb

ELLNER, GERTRUDE EMMA WAAF

ACW2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Hendon.  He is buried in Hendon (St Mary) Churchyard.

13 Feb

McBRIDE, EDWARD HUGH

AC2

He was serving in the UK and was killed by bomb splinters and falling masonry in Jopps Lane, Aberdeen.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Allenvale) Cemetery.

13 Feb

OLIVER, LEONARD HORACE

App

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Sleaford.  He is buried in Greenwich Cemetery.

14 Feb

LESLIE, FREDERICK JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington T2742 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Midi Bay airfield.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery.

14 Feb

LOVERIDGE, ANTHONY BROMLEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington T2742 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Midi Bay airfield.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery.

14 Feb

McLEAN, ALASTAIR IAN GRANT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington T2742 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Midi Bay airfield.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery.

14 Feb

MOORE, THOMAS MARSHALL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington T2742 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Midi Bay airfield.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery.

14 Feb

PATTLE, RONALD LESLIE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington T2742 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Midi Bay airfield.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery.

14 Feb

WINTERBOTTOM, WILLIAM KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington T2742 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Midi Bay airfield.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery.

14 Feb

MAXWELL, DAVID ALEXANDER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire II P7541 of No 66 Sqn, which was damaged by a Bf 109 and crashed into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Feb

CROWTHER, GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellesley I, K7788, W of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on the Caproni works at Mai Edaga.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14 Feb

WILLING, PETER FREDERICK

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellesley I, K7788, W of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on the Caproni works at Mai Edaga.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14 Feb

BENSTEAD, PETER CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellesley I, K7788, W of No 233 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on the Caproni works at Mai Edaga.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14 Feb

PHILLIPS, ERNEST RUSSELL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5431 LA-T of No 235 Sqn, which crashed and caught fire on overshooting at Langham.  He is buried in Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard.

14 Feb

STANGER, NOEL MIZPAH RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5970 LA-L of No 235 Sqn, which flew into the ground on its return from night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Bilton (St Mark) Churchyard.

14 Feb

POND, VICTOR CYRIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5970 LA-L of No 235 Sqn, which flew into the ground on its return from night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery.

14 Feb

MASON, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5970 LA-L of No 235 Sqn, which flew into the ground on its return from night navigation exercise.  He is buried in York Cemetery, Yorkshire

14 Feb

PRZYBYTOWSKI, Jan

AC2

He was a Mechanic serving with No 302 Sqn and died at Westhampnett, cause not known.  He is buried in Chichester Cemetery.

14 Feb

JENKINSON, IAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying either Harvard I, N7136 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed into trees on take off from Cranborne  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

14 Feb

WILKINSON, EINAR THOR

Plt Off

He was serving with No 3 PRU, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Feb

SILVESTER, JOHN TRISTRAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, L1059 of No 58 OTU, which collided with L1047 and then dived into the ground at Slimannan.  He is buried in Ombersley (St Andrew) Churchyard.

14 Feb

JEFFERSON, THOMAS GRAINGER

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Braintree.  He is buried in Wigton Cemetery.

15 Feb

DOVE, CYRIL BERTIE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2847 LS-R of No 15 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Sterkrade.  He is buried in Laren (Barchem) General Cemetery.

15 Feb

HURWORTH, GEORGE FENWICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2847 LS-R of No 15 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Sterkrade.  He is buried in Laren (Barchem) General Cemetery.

15 Feb

SIMPSON, GRENVILLE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2847 LS-R of No 15 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Sterkrade.  He is buried in Laren (Barchem) General Cemetery.

15 Feb

SMITH, PAUL MACKENZIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2847 LS-R of No 15 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Sterkrade.  He is buried in Laren (Barchem) General Cemetery.

15 Feb

BUCHANAN, JACK

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2150 of No 29 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Scopwick on the approach to Digby.  He is buried in Easington Cemetery.

15 Feb

GARDNER, SIDNEY JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2821, T of No 37 Sqn, which crashed into mountains in Turkey as it descended through cloud on a raid to Rhodes.  He is buried in Haidar Pasha Cemetery.

15 Feb

HARTMAN, FREDERICK JOHN ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2821, T of No 37 Sqn, which crashed into mountains in Turkey as it descended through cloud on a raid to Rhodes.  He is buried in Haidar Pasha Cemetery.

15 Feb

LAMBERT, PERCY WALTER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2821, T of No 37 Sqn, which crashed into mountains in Turkey as it descended through cloud on a raid to Rhodes.  He is buried in Haidar Pasha Cemetery.

15 Feb

SMITH, GEORGE SINCLAIR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2821, T of No 37 Sqn, which crashed into mountains in Turkey as it descended through cloud on a raid to Rhodes.  He is buried in Haidar Pasha Cemetery.

15 Feb

WELLMAN, LEONARD CHARLES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2821, T of No 37 Sqn, which crashed into mountains in Turkey as it descended through cloud on a raid to Rhodes.  He is buried in Haidar Pasha Cemetery.

15 Feb

WRIGHT, ALLEN GARNETT

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2821, T of No 37 Sqn, which crashed into mountains in Turkey as it descended through cloud on a raid to Rhodes.  He is buried in Haidar Pasha Cemetery.

15 Feb

BARCLAY, JOHN BELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2983 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down inland whilst on a Gerdening sortie over the Garonne Estuary.  He is buried in Le Verdon-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery.

15 Feb

TUNSTALL, PETER GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2983 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down inland whilst on a Gerdening sortie over the Garonne Estuary.  He is buried in Le Verdon-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery.

15 Feb

KEOUGH, VERNON CHARLES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I V7606 of No 71 Sqn, which crashed following a combat with a Do 17 off Skegness.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Feb

BARNES, THOMAS EDWARD AFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2125 of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down by a fight during a reconnaissance sortie.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

15 Feb

SEWARD, HAROLD SAMUEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2125 of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down by a fight during a reconnaissance sortie.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

15 Feb

WALSH, LOUIS STAVEACRE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2125 of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down by a fight during a reconnaissance sortie.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

15 Feb

COWLING, HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9794 MW-R of No 217 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an attack on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Feb

PUSEY, NORMAN VICTOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9794 MW-R of No 217 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an attack on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Feb

THOMPSON, JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9794 MW-R of No 217 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an attack on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Feb

WILLIAMS, CILMYN GEORGE LANE DFM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9794 MW-R of No 217 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an attack on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Feb

SHERIDAN, JAMES FRANCIS JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9807 MW-A of No 217 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an attack on Brest.  He is buried in La Forest Churchyard.

15 Feb

ABBOTT, WILLIA NOEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6493 MW-G of No 217 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an attack on Brest.  He is buried in Lannilis Communal Cemetery.

15 Feb

BEEDEN, ARTHUR WILLIAM RICHARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6493 MW-G of No 217 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an attack on Brest.  He is buried in Lannilis Communal Cemetery.

15 Feb

GAIR, RONALD WILLIAM

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6493 MW-G of No 217 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an attack on Brest.  He is buried in Lannilis Communal Cemetery.

15 Feb

STEWART, DONALD GEORGE ALEXANDER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3231 of No 615 Sqn, which shot down near Zeebrugge during a Rhubard sortie.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

15 Feb

NEWMAN, ROBERT HUGH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, L4375 of No 11 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Newmarket after stalling and bursting into flames.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard.

15 Feb

MILES, DONALD LIONEL HENRY

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, L4375 of No 11 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Newmarket after stalling and bursting into flames.  He is buried in Forest Row Cemetery.

15 Feb

BARBOUR, STANLEY JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8467 of No 70 OTU, which dived into the ground near LG 102.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial. Cemetery.

15 Feb

GILL, THOMAS HERMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8467 of No 70 OTU, which dived into the ground near LG 102.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial. Cemetery.

15 Feb

MORGAN, WILLIAM JOHN

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Devizes.  He is buried in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery.

15 Feb

GRAY, DONALD DEAN

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 6 MU and died at the Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford.  He is buried in Black Bourton (or Burton Abbots) (St Mary) Churchyard.

15 Feb

DARBY, ROBERT GEORGE DOUGLAS

LAC

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in St Austell.  He was cremated at Oxford Crematorium

16 Feb

FLOCKHART, ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2822, D of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Brindisi.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

16 Feb

GILLANDERS, ALEXANDER THOMAS HOLDEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2822, D of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Brindisi.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

16 Feb

HOBDEN, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2822, D of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Brindisi.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

16 Feb

SPENCLEY, ARTHUR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7932 of No 5 SFTS, which crashed on the approach to Ternhill.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery.

16 Feb

BURLEY, AUBREY JESSE

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Master I, N8043 of No 56 OTU, which dived into the ground near Downham Market.  He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard.

16 Feb

CAIRD, DAVID FRANCIS

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Master I, N8043 of No 56 OTU, which dived into the ground near Downham Market.  He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard.

16 Feb

CHANDLER, JOHN DEREK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire P9561 of the PRU, which was shot down by a Bf 109 on a sortie to Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16 Feb

NEVETT, HORACE ARTHUR

Plt Off

He died from injuries sustained on 10 Feb whilst flying in Magister I, R1813 of the 24 EFTS, which stalled and crashed from 100 ft on the downwind leg of the circuit.  He is buried in Luton Church Burial Ground

16 Feb

BROOKE, DUDLEY SHERWOOD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5755 of the SFP, which flew into high ground near Uanrhaeadrym-Mochnant, Denbighshire during a delivery flight to No 2 BGS.  He is buried in Cardiff Western Cemetery.

17 Feb

WINBOLT, LEONARD JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2757, S of No 37 Sqn, when it crash landed in a forced landing near Cairo following an engine failure on a raid to Rhodes.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial. Cemetery.

17 Feb

COLEMAN, EDWARD JACK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, X4711 of No 54 Sqn, which crashed into a tree near Richmond, North Yorkshire.  He was cremated at South London Crematorium, Mitcham

17 Feb

ADKINS, IRVINE HORACE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5902 of No 114 Sqn, which shot down by flak on a reconnaissance sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Feb

MARKS, MICHAEL JOHN COLVIE DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5902 of No 114 Sqn, which shot down by flak on a reconnaissance sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Feb

TEETON, HORACE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5902 of No 114 Sqn, which shot down by flak on a reconnaissance sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Feb

BOCHENSKI, Kazimierz

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant, N3314 of No 307 Sqn, which dived into ground during a low roll at Wrea Green, Lancashire, whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in Blackpool (Layton) Cemetery.

17 Feb

FRACKIEWICZ, Kazimierz

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant, N3314 of No 307 Sqn, which dived into ground during a low roll at Wrea Green, Lancashire, whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in Blackpool (Layton) Cemetery.

17 Feb

BOULTER, JOHN CLIFFORD DFC

Flt Lt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P7597 of No 603 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Drem on 16 Feb 1941  He is buried in Dirleton Cemetery.

17 Feb

OWEN, ARTHUR MAELOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Anson I, K6283 of No 2 SAN, which flew into high ground whilst descending through cloud at Bradnop near Leek.  He is buried in Dolgelley Nonconformist Cemetery.

17 Feb

JEREY, LEONARD THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Harvard I, P5856 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed at Gadzema in Southern Rhodesia after running out of fuel.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

17 Feb

IBBOTSON, WILLIAM

Flt Sgt

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Luton.  He is buried in Henlow (St Mary) Churchyard.

17 Feb

LOUNT, STANLEY RICHARD

AC1

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Sleaford.  He is buried in Aston Flamville (St Peter) Churchyard.

18 Feb

RUSHTON, RICHARD DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2053 of No 203 Sqn, which was shot down by a CR.42 on a raid to Makale.  The other crew members survived the crash and attempted to walk back to Allied lines.   He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

18 Feb

WEBSTER, JOSEPH RONALD HOLMES

Sgt

He was seriously wound whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6493 MW-G of No 217 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an attack on Brest on 15 Feb 1941 and died three days later.  He is buried in Lannilis Communal Cemetery.

18 Feb

REYNOLDS, JOSEPH BENEDICT RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, V7026 of No 1 (RCAF) Sqn, which crashed near Bridlington Golf Course.  He is buried in Scopwick Church Burial Ground

18 Feb

CALEY, HAROLD

Cpl

He was serving with No 103 MU, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial. Cemetery.

18 Feb

HAYES, JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1373 of No 19 OTU, which stalled whilst attempting to land at Forres following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Mount Vernon) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

18 Feb

MacCOUBREY, JAMES GRANT DFM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1373 of No 19 OTU, which stalled whilst attempting to land at Forres following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Glasgow (Lambhill) Cemetery.

18 Feb

MOWFORTH, STANLEY GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1373 of No 19 OTU, which stalled whilst attempting to land at Forres following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery.

18 Feb

GATES, RONALD WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1373 of No 19 OTU, which stalled whilst attempting to land at Forres following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground

18 Feb

SMITH, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1373 of No 19 OTU, which stalled whilst attempting to land at Forres following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Sunderland (Mere Knolls) Cemetery.

18 Feb

COUSINS, OLIVER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1373 of No 19 OTU, which stalled whilst attempting to land at Forres following an engine failure on take off.  He is buried in Lancaster (Scotforth) Cemetery.

18 Feb

MOORES, JOHN CEDRIC

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying Hurricane I, N2557 of No 56 OTU, which dived into the ground near Sutton Bridge in bad visibility.  He is buried in Audley (St James) Churchyard.

18 Feb

MOHAMED GORI

Private

He was serving with the RAF Iraq Levies, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial.

18 Feb

COOMBE, DOREEN LOUISA DENNIS WAAF

ACW2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Newton Abbott.  He is buried in Highweek (All Saints) Churchyard Extension

18 Feb

CASSEY, TOM

WO

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Thorne.  He is buried in Hatfield (Woodhouse) Cemetery.

19 Feb

EVANS, ANDREW HAROLD SARGENT

Sgt

He was seriously injured when Beaufort I, L9829 of No 3 (C) OTU, caught fire on start up on 18 Feb 1941.   He died the following day and is buried in Cockburnspath Parish Churchyard.

19 Feb

MARCHANT, RICHARD JOHN

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley I, K7244 of No 9 BGS, which crashed into Abersoch Bay, Caernarvon  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 Feb

IZZARD, ALBERT EDWARD

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley I, K7244 of No 9 BGS, which crashed into Abersoch Bay, Caernarvon  He is buried in Rusthall (St Paul) New Churchyard.

19 Feb

KUCK, PETER WILLIBRORD

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley I, K7244 of No 9 BGS, which crashed into Abersoch Bay, Caernarvon  He is buried in Redditch (Plymouth Road) Cemetery.

19 Feb

PATTLE, EDWIN THOMAS

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died at Addenbrooke Hospital, Cambridge.  He is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery.

20 Feb

McADAM, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire II P7302 of No 41 Sqn, which shot down by a Bf 109 on a patrol.  He is buried in Island Magee (Ballyharry) Cemetery.

20 Feb

ANGUS, ROBERT ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire II P7322 of No 41 Sqn, which shot down by a Bf 109 on a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Feb

REES, DAVID KEITH

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3446 of No 256 Sqn, which crashed near Bath after hitting trees.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery.

20 Feb

PILCH, Edward Roman

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane, R2687 WX-X of No 302 Sqn, which dived into the grounf near Arundel during a practice dogfight.  He is buried in Chichester Cemetery.

20 Feb

YOUNG, HAROLD CHARLES

LAC

He was serving with No 2 Armoured Car Company, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery.

20 Feb

MUNDAY, DENIS

Apprentice

He was killed or died whilst serving as an aircraft apprentice at RAF Halton.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

20 Feb

MORGAN, SAMUEL VINCENT

Sgt

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Andover.  He is buried in Bootle Cemetery.

20 Feb

ELLIS, SYDNEY CHARLES

Flt Sgt

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Bakewell.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery.

20 Feb

GRAY, FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim, V5746 of No 3 Radio School, which crashed on take off from Prestwick  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St Nicholas) Cemetery.

 

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