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Casualties - 11 - 20 March 1941


11 Mar

ABBOTT, FRANCIS HIBBS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF, L1340 of No 23 Sqn, which collided with a He 111 during an intruder sortie.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

11 Mar

NUTE, ROMILLY RONALD JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF, L1340 of No 23 Sqn, which collided with a He 111 during an intruder sortie.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

11 Mar

SKILLEN, VICTOR HALL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF, L1340 of No 23 Sqn, which collided with a He 111 during an intruder sortie.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

11 Mar

COOPER, ALBERT EDWARD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9489 TL-F of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down between Aldershot and Guildford by a British night fighter on its return from a raid on le Harve.  He is buried in Coggeshall Burial Ground

11 Mar

ARNOLD, EDWARD ROLFE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9489 TL-F of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down between Aldershot and Guildford by a British night fighter on its return from a raid on le Harve.  He is buried in Leatherhead (SS Mary and Nicholas)) Churchyard.

11 Mar

LUCAS, REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9489 TL-F of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down between Aldershot and Guildford by a British night fighter on its return from a raid on le Harve.  He is buried in Mansfield (Nottingham Road) Cemetery.

11 Mar

BROADHURST, STANLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9489 TL-F of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down between Aldershot and Guildford by a British night fighter on its return from a raid on le Harve.  He is buried in Mansfield Woodhouse Cemetery.

11 Mar

PLUMB, DOUGLAS KEITH

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf P4850 of No 53 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Mar

CALDER, CHARLES MACLEAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf P4850 of No 53 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Mar

MATON, RONALD HAZELDINE SEPTIMUS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf P4850 of No 53 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Mar

LEITCH, TERENCE DENIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD720 of No 144 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off from Hemswell on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Harpswell (St Chad) Churchyard.

11 Mar

ASBREY, GEORGE FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD720 of No 144 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off from Hemswell on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hull Eastern Cemetery.

11 Mar

LAING, DAVID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD720 of No 144 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off from Hemswell on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jarrow Cemetery.

11 Mar

LITTLE, THOMAS WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD720 of No 144 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off from Hemswell on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in St Andrew's Western Cemetery.

11 Mar

BOUQUILLARD, H J

Adj

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane II, Z2757 of No 615 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Tilbury. 

11 Mar

GUBBINS, WILLIAM DESMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Harvard I, N7113 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed during a formation flying practice and burst into flames  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

11 Mar

HALL, BRUCE JOHN DUFFUS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Harvard I, N7113 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed during a formation flying practice and burst into flames  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

11 Mar

AZZOPARDI, J

AC2

He was serving at AHQ Malta, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Imtarfa Military Cemetery.

11 Mar

ROSEN, ZVI

AC1

He was serving with an AMES, 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.

11 Mar

BORG, GIUSEPPE (JOSEPH)

AC1

He was killed, along with his wife in an air raid on Sliema.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

11 Mar

HITCH, CECIL JOHN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6098 of No 3 (C) OTU, which flew into a hill shortly after taking off from Chivenor in poor weather.  He is buried in Eltham (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

11 Mar

GRISENTHWAITE, ALFRED JOHN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6098 of No 3 (C) OTU, which flew into a hill shortly after taking off from Chivenor in poor weather.  He is buried in Penrith Cemetery.

11 Mar

DYKES, THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6098 of No 3 (C) OTU, which flew into a hill shortly after taking off from Chivenor in poor weather.  He is buried in Rutherglen Cemetery.

11 Mar

SANDERS, FREDERICK GEORGE

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Fylde.  He is buried in Windslesham (Lightwater) Burial Ground

11 Mar

FRODSHAM, CHRISTOPHER

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Wenlock.  He is buried in Edenfield Churchyard.

12 Mar

GOUGH, DOUGLAS WILLIAM RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2515 BL-U of No 40 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on Boulogne.  He is buried in Wimille Communal Cemetery.

12 Mar

JONES, HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2515 BL-U of No 40 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on Boulogne.  He is buried in Wimille Communal Cemetery.

12 Mar

MORGAN, WILLIAM JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2515 BL-U of No 40 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on Boulogne.  He is buried in Wimille Communal Cemetery.

12 Mar

ROSE, THOMAS HERBERT RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2515 BL-U of No 40 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on Boulogne.  He is buried in Wimille Communal Cemetery.

12 Mar

STONES, FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2515 BL-U of No 40 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on Boulogne.  He is buried in Wimille Communal Cemetery.

12 Mar

WEBB, THOMAS GEOFFREY RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2515 BL-U of No 40 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on Boulogne.  He is buried in Wimille Communal Cemetery.

12 Mar

BURTENSHAW, ALLAN ANTHONY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire II P7689 of No 54 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Maidstone.  He is buried in Snodland Cemetery.

12 Mar

GLENDINNING, JOHN NIXON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire II P7506 of No 74 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 and crashed near Ivychurch in Kent.  He was cremated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium

12 Mar

RICHARDSON, EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5397 of No 82 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

12 Mar

SAVAGE, PAUL ANTHONY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5397 of No 82 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

12 Mar

STEWART, LAWRENCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5397 of No 82 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

12 Mar

CHAMBERLAIN, WILLIAM JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1326 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

12 Mar

COLLOPY, JOHN HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1326 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

12 Mar

COULT, ERNEST JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1326 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

12 Mar

CROSSE, WILLIAM PETER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1326 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

12 Mar

DENNIS, PETER JOHN

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 219 Sqn, at RAF Tangmere, possibly as a result of an air raid on the station.  He is buried in Burnley Cemetery.

12 Mar

TODD, HERBERT

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 219 Sqn, at RAF Tangmere, possibly as a result of an air raid on the station.  He is buried in Lothersdale (Bethel) Methodist Chapelyard

12 Mar

CONWAY, JAMES

Sgt

He was serving with No 233 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Keren War Cemetery.

12 Mar

HOCKNELL, JOHN

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3451 of No 256 Sqn, which crashed at Imber in Wiltshire  He was cremated at Stoke-on-Trent Crematorium

12 Mar

DEAR, EDWARD DUDLEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5045 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into Galway Bay on its return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Mar

EDWARDS, WILLIAM HOTCHKISS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5046 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into Galway Bay on its return from a patrol.  He is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery.

12 Mar

GOODLET, STANLEY DONALD SUTHERLAND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5047 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into Galway Bay on its return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Mar

ELKINS, IAN CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I N7831 of No 59 OTU, which collided with a balloon cable over Gateshead and crashed at Felling.  He is buried in Westbere (All Saints) New Churchyard.

12 Mar

JONES, NORMAN GRENVILLE

Cpl

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

12 Mar

BEAUMONT, REGINALD CLAUD

AC1

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

12 Mar

SMITH, WALTER GORDON

Sgt

He was possibly killed in an air raid on Liverpool.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

12 Mar

TOMLINSON, CYRIL GEORGE

AC2

He was possibly killed in an air raid on Liverpool.  He is buried in Wallasey (Rake Lane) Cemetery.

12 Mar

MORGAN, EDWIN DENZIL HORACE

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Blackpool.  He is buried in Ferryside (Salem) Baptist Burial Ground

12 Mar

BLUE, MARTIN

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Bridgnorth.  He is buried in Tollcross (Central) Churchyard.

12 Mar

WATSON, THOMAS

AC2

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

12 Mar

TRAILL, ROBERT ALFRED EDMUND

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3451 of No 256 Sqn, which crashed at Imber in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Box General Cemetery.

13 Mar

HALL, BERNARD PRESTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2744 WS-U of No 9 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

13 Mar

HAMMOND, JOHN WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2744 WS-U of No 9 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

13 Mar

MANGER, WILLIAM JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2744 WS-U of No 9 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

13 Mar

SMITH, WILLIAM LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2744 WS-U of No 9 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

13 Mar

HOWELL, HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD721 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

13 Mar

JOHNSTON, DONALD THURSTON

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD721 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

13 Mar

STANNARD, LIONEL EDWARD AAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD721 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

13 Mar

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD721 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

13 Mar

CAMERON, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3146 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Mar

GRAINGER, ROBERT LITTLE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3146 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Mar

WATSON, ROBERT DUNCAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3146 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Mar

WUNDERLICH, ROBERT EDWARD FREDERIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3146 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Mar

ARKWRIGHT, DAVID WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1493 of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Mar

JOHNSON, NORMAN FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1493 of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Mar

SMITHIES, DONALD ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1493 of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Mar

SNODDON, SAMUEL WESLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1493 of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Mar

WILLIAMS, DANIEL PRYCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1493 of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Mar

ALLARD, GEOFFREY DFC, DFM and Bar

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Havoc I, BJ500 of No 85 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Debden after a gun panel came loose.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery.

13 Mar

HODGSON, WILLIAM HENRY DFC

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Havoc I, BJ500 of No 85 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Debden after a gun panel came loose.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery.

13 Mar

WALKER-SMITH, FRANCIS RICHARD

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Havoc I, BJ500 of No 85 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Debden after a gun panel came loose.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery.

13 Mar

MALIM, FREDERICK GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4140 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which overshot a landing at Bircham Newton on its return from Berlin on one engine.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery.

13 Mar

CUBITT, EATON GEOFFREY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4140 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which overshot a landing at Bircham Newton on its return from Berlin on one engine.  He was cremated at Southampton Crematorium

13 Mar

COOK, ANTHONY LEONARD ROGER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4273 DY-S of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak o n a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

13 Mar

ELLIOTT, ALEXANDER CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4273 DY-S of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak o n a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

13 Mar

JESS, SAMUEL HUGH ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4273 DY-S of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak o n a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

13 Mar

OXLEY, JOHN MOLESWORTH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4273 DY-S of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak o n a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

13 Mar

SKINNER, NORMAN REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4273 DY-S of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak o n a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

13 Mar

GOODALL, ERNEST HUGH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4326 DY-K of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Denekamp Protestant Cemetery.

13 Mar

HALLAS, VINCENT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4326 DY-K of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Denekamp Protestant Cemetery.

13 Mar

LONG, FRANK HUGH DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4326 DY-K of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Denekamp Protestant Cemetery.

13 Mar

WATTS-READ, ARCHIBALD MARTIN

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4326 DY-K of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Denekamp Protestant Cemetery.

13 Mar

DICKINSON, JOHN DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2278 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Groningen (Esserveld) General Cemetery.

13 Mar

FRY, CHARLES WILLIAMS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2278 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Groningen (Esserveld) General Cemetery.

13 Mar

MOWER, ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2278 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Groningen (Esserveld) General Cemetery.

13 Mar

BRYSON, ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane P2886 of No 111 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Fraserburgh.  He is buried in Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery.

13 Mar

BANKS, EDWIN THOMAS

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Gladiator II, N5913 of No 112 Sqn, which crashed into Lake Yannina during a firing practice.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

13 Mar

MARSDEN, JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7313 EM-C of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder as it took off from Waddington.  He is buried in Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery.

13 Mar

HEMINGWAY, HARRY WALKER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7313 EM-C of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder as it took off from Waddington.  He is buried in Dunston (St Peter) Churchyard.

13 Mar

MATTHEWS, HUGH VERNON DFC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7313 EM-C of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder as it took off from Waddington.  He is buried in Waddington (St Michael) Churchyard.

13 Mar

REDGRAVE, HENRY CECIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7313 EM-C of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder as it took off from Waddington.  He is buried in Waddington (St Michael) Churchyard.

13 Mar

WELCH, ROY DESMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7313 EM-C of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder as it took off from Waddington.  He is buried in Waddington (St Michael) Churchyard.

13 Mar

BAGLEY, VICTOR LAWRENCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2746 of No 214 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Groningen (Esserveld) General Cemetery.

13 Mar

DANIEL, GEORGE CEDRIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2746 of No 214 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Groningen (Esserveld) General Cemetery.

13 Mar

ELDER, ALEXANDER GRAEME

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2746 of No 214 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Groningen (Esserveld) General Cemetery.

13 Mar

GLAZER, SOL RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2746 of No 214 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Groningen (Esserveld) General Cemetery.

13 Mar

TOMKINSON, JOHN LA BASSEE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2746 of No 214 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Groningen (Esserveld) General Cemetery.

13 Mar

HUFFINLEY, JACK

Sgt

He was serving with No 218 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained, his death was registered in Downham.  He is buried in Wakefield Cemetery.

13 Mar

RADKE, Pawel Marcin

AC1

He was serving with No 309 Sqn, at the time of his death which, was as the result of a bomb blast whilst he was attempting to extinguish incendiaries at St James's, Renfrew during the 'blitz' on Clydebank.  He is buried in Renfrew (Arkleston) Cemetery.

13 Mar

SOKOLOWSKI, Zygmunt

AC2

He was serving with No 309 Sqn, at the time of his death which, was as the result of a bomb blast whilst he was attempting to extinguish incendiaries at St James's, Renfrew during the 'blitz' on Clydebank.  He is buried in Renfrew (Arkleston) Cemetery.

13 Mar

ROGERS, JOHN BARKER HEREWARD

Gp Capt

He was serving with HQ No 13 Group and was killed whilst flying Beaufighter IF, R2158 of No 600 Sqn, which he was forced to ditch in the sea on a flight from Prestwick.  He was cremated at Glasgow Crematorium

13 Mar

BELL, JOHN CLYDESDALE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9652 of No 31 ANS, which collided with N9595 of the same unit whilst flying on a converging course near Bond Head, Ontario  He is buried in Barrie Union Cemetery.

13 Mar

DODSWORTH, HENRY

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9595 of No 31 ANS, which collided with N9652 of the same unit whilst flying on a converging course near Bond Head, Ontario  He is buried in Barrie Union Cemetery.

13 Mar

FOLKARD, MAURICE GODFREY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9652 of No 31 ANS, which collided with N9595 of the same unit whilst flying on a converging course near Bond Head, Ontario  He is buried in Barrie Union Cemetery.

13 Mar

JACKSON, IVOR WILFRED

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9652 of No 31 ANS, which collided with N9595 of the same unit whilst flying on a converging course near Bond Head, Ontario  He is buried in Barrie Union Cemetery.

13 Mar

PORTER, STANLEY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9595 of No 31 ANS, which collided with N9652 of the same unit whilst flying on a converging course near Bond Head, Ontario  He is buried in Barrie Union Cemetery.

13 Mar

RUNDELL, ERIC ALFRED

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9595 of No 31 ANS, which collided with N9652 of the same unit whilst flying on a converging course near Bond Head, Ontario  He is buried in Barrie Union Cemetery.

13 Mar

DOUGLAS, COLIN TREVOR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9595 of No 31 ANS, which collided with N9652 of the same unit whilst flying on a converging course near Bond Head, Ontario  He is buried in Hamilton (Woodland) Cemetery.

13 Mar

HOPKINS, HAROLD SYDNEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim L9296 of No 2 SAC, which crashed after hitting power cables.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

13 Mar

DEWAR, JOHN WALTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim L9296 of No 2 SAC, which crashed after hitting power cables.  He is buried in Luton Church Burial Ground

13 Mar

JENKINS, REGINALD GEORGE WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim L9296 of No 2 SAC, which crashed after hitting power cables.  He is buried in New Southgate Cemetery.

13 Mar

BUTHEE, WILLIAM FREDERICK HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim L9296 of No 2 SAC, which crashed after hitting power cables.  He is buried in Northampton (Billing Road) Cemetery.

13 Mar

TAYLOR, KENNETH RODERICK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7453 of No 5 SFTS, which crashed five miles from Whitchurch following an engine failure.  He is buried in Birmingham (Quinton) Cemetery, Warley.

13 Mar

LIVERMORE, ERIC JOHN

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Takoradi, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

13 Mar

HARDIE, LESLIE GEORGE

AC2

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

14 Mar

EVANS, FRANK

Sgt

He was serving with No 37 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial. Cemetery.

14 Mar

MILLER, JOHN RODERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5399 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter during a daylight photo recce of Brest.  He is buried in St Renan Churchyard.

14 Mar

NEWTON, GEORGE RICHARD HUMPHREYS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5399 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter during a daylight photo recce of Brest.  He is buried in St Renan Churchyard.

14 Mar

WHITEHILL, CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5399 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter during a daylight photo recce of Brest.  He is buried in St Renan Churchyard.

14 Mar

HAWLEY, LESLIE RICHARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7858 OJ-A of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Venlo on a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

14 Mar

MARETT, WILLIAM GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7858 OJ-A of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Venlo on a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

14 Mar

PRETTYMAN, EDWARD GUY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7858 OJ-A of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Venlo on a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

14 Mar

ROGERS, CHARLES BARRIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7858 OJ-A of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Venlo on a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

14 Mar

WARD, CLIFFORD GODFREY HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7858 OJ-A of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Venlo on a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

14 Mar

WHITE, ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7858 OJ-A of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Venlo on a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

14 Mar

LOWE, PERCIVAL PRINCE

AC1

He was serving with No 266 Sqn, which possibly killed during an air raid on RAF Wittering.  He is buried in Kippax (SS Mary and Nicholas) Churchyard.

14 Mar

PTASZKOWSKI, Antoni

AC2

He was serving with No 309 Sqn, at the time of his death which, was as the result of injuries sustained the previous day when he was injured in a bomb blast whilst he was attempting to extinguish incendiaries at St James's, Renfrew during the 'blitz' on Clydebank.  He is buried in Renfrew (Arkleston) Cemetery.

14 Mar

BALDWIN, FRANK HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5087 of No 10 OTU, and was  lost without a trace on a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Mar

BRIDSON, ALLAN DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5087 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Mar

CHAPMAN, GEOFFREY BERTRAND

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5087 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Mar

CRAIG, DAVID CARNEGIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5087 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Mar

ORR, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5087 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Mar

SAVAGE, WALTER JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5087 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Mar

HILL, ROBERT JAMES DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1263 of No 13 OTU, which when he collided with a tree during a high speed low level pass at Oulton airfield.  He is buried in Caversfield (St Laurence) Churchyard.

14 Mar

BRIGHTON, CHARLES EDMUND

LAC

He was possibly killed whilst flying Magister I, P2432 of No 15 EFTS, which crashed in a forced landing near Annan.  He is buried in Fivemiletown Church of Ireland Churchyard.

14 Mar

BURVILLE, HAROLD WILLIAM

Cpl

He was serving with No 200 Group, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

14 Mar

BADCOTT, BERT

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6664 of No 70 OTU, which crashed near Port Said in a sand storm.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

14 Mar

IBBOTSON, RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6664 of No 70 OTU, which crashed near Port Said in a sand storm.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

14 Mar

HASLOP, JOHN ELLIOT RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6664 of No 70 OTU, which crashed near Port Said in a sand storm.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

14 Mar

GILMORE, THOMAS

AC1

He was serving at RAF Wittering and was possibly killed during an air raid on the station that night.  He is buried in Newburn (St Michael) Churchyard.

14 Mar

THORNELY, PHILIP CAWTHORN

Fg Off

He was serving at RAF Wittering and was possibly killed during an air raid on the station that night.  He was cremated at Stockport Crematorium

14 Mar

JAMIESON, JAMES

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Maryhill, Glasgow.  He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis

14 Mar

FURNEAUX, FRANK WILLIAM

AC2

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

14 Mar

IVES, ALBERT ROY CHAPMAN

LAC

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in York.  He is buried in Great Crosby (St Luke) Churchyard.

15 Mar

LEEDAM, WILLIAM HERBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2132 PZ-G of No 53 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Mar

OATLEY, FREDERICK PAUL HORTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2132 PZ-G of No 53 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Mar

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM ERIC DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2132 PZ-G of No 53 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Mar

SODEN, LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, P9624 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Oban.  He is buried in Chichester Cemetery.

15 Mar

MORRIS, GWYN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, P9624 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Oban.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Mar

PRESCOTT, GEOFFREY GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, P9624 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Oban.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Mar

SWAIN, FREDERIC JOHN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, P9624 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Oban.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Mar

JONES, DAVID STEPHEN

AC2

He died whilst serving with No 214 Sqn, probably in Wales, his death being registered in Cardigan C.  He is buried in Lampeter (St Peter) Churchyard.

15 Mar

TAYLOR, JOHN WILLIAM

AC2

He was serving with No 902 Sqn and was probably killed in an air raid.   He is buried in Stockport Borough Cemetery.

15 Mar

WHITNEY, JAMES NOEL

Fg Off

He was serving with No 1430 Flt, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Keren War Cemetery.

15 Mar

HUMPHREYS, DUDLEY D'HERBEZ

Gp Capt

He was serving with HQ No 3 Group and was flying as a passenger in Wellington IC, W5644 to Malta when it was shot down over the Mediterranean.  Although the crew was seen getting into a dinghy they were never found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Mar

ALINGTON, RICHARD HUGH RNZAF

Sgt

He was lost whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5644 of No 3 Group Training Flt, which was shot down on a delivery flight to Malta over the Mediterranean.  Although the crew was seen getting into a dinghy they were never found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Mar

BLANDY, ROBERT HENRY PETTIPLACE

Plt Off

He was lost whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5644 of No 3 Group Training Flt, which was shot down on a delivery flight to Malta over the Mediterranean.  Although the crew was seen getting into a dinghy they were never found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Mar

CRAWFORD, JOHN GEOFFREY

Sgt

He was lost whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5644 of No 3 Group Training Flt, which was shot down on a delivery flight to Malta over the Mediterranean.  Although the crew was seen getting into a dinghy they were never found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Mar

GILLESPIE, CHARLES

Sgt

He was lost whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5644 of No 3 Group Training Flt, which was shot down on a delivery flight to Malta over the Mediterranean.  Although the crew was seen getting into a dinghy they were never found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Mar

MEASON, HAROLD EDWARD

Sgt

He was lost whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5644 of No 3 Group Training Flt, which was shot down on a delivery flight to Malta over the Mediterranean.  Although the crew was seen getting into a dinghy they were never found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Mar

VAUGHAN, KENNETH HERBERT AYNGE

Sgt

He was lost whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5644 of No 3 Group Training Flt, which was shot down on a delivery flight to Malta over the Mediterranean.  Although the crew was seen getting into a dinghy they were never found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Mar

DOWNES, ALBERT RONALD

AC2

He was probably killed in an air raid.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex

15 Mar

CHALMERS, WILLIAM ELDER

AC2

Serving in the UK, he was killed in an air raid on London.  He is buried in Southgate Cemetery.

15 Mar

PURVIS, GEORGE EDWARD

AC1

Serving in the UK, he was probably killed in an air raid on London.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex

16 Mar

DAWSON, FRANK MAURICE

AC2

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 16 Sqn, his death being registered in Oxford.  He is buried in Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery.

16 Mar

MURRELL, DENNIS CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1387, D of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down by a CR.42 near Tirana.  He is buried in Tirana Park Memorial. Cemetery.

16 Mar

NEWMAN, STANLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1387, D of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down by a CR.42 near Tirana.  He is buried in Tirana Park Memorial. Cemetery.

16 Mar

CHERRINGTON, RICHARD LENARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1387, D of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down by a CR.42 near Tirana.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16 Mar

ENGLISH, STANLEY WILLIAM JACK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellesley I, K8527 of No 47 Sqn, which was shot down by a CR.42 over the target, Keren.  He is buried in Keren War Cemetery.

16 Mar

MINN, CHARLES WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellesley I, K8527 of No 47 Sqn, which was shot down by a CR.42 over the target, Keren.  He is buried in Keren War Cemetery.

16 Mar

AKERS, GEORGE

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 951 Sqn, in an air raid on Bristol.   He is buried in Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery.

16 Mar

WEINER, SAMUEL ELYAHU

AC2

He was serving with No ?, 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.

16 Mar

SCOTT-BADCOCK, WILLIAM HENRY MSM

Sqn Ldr

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.

16 Mar

HAMOOD HASSAN

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.

17 Mar

MACE, BASIL GEORGE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, V5464 of No 86 Sqn, which collided with Z5808 of the same unit during a training sortie.  He is buried in Ringshall (St Catherine) Churchyard.

17 Mar

CRESSWELL, JACK RAYMOND

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, Z5808 of No 86 Sqn, which collided with V5464 of the same unit during a training sortie.  He was cremated at Ipswich Crematorium

17 Mar

BERRY, FRANK JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5808 or V5464 of No 86 Sqn, which collided with each other on a training sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

17 Mar

LOXTON, WILLIAM REX

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5808 or V5464 of No 86 Sqn, which collided with each other on a training sortie.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

17 Mar

GILMORE, BERNARD CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5808 or V5464 of No 86 Sqn, which collided with each other on a training sortie.  He is buried in Ringshall (St Catherine) Churchyard.

17 Mar

WRIGHTSON, JOHN SINCLAIR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5808 or V5464 of No 86 Sqn, which collided with each other on a training sortie.  He was cremated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium

17 Mar

SIMMONS, JOHN GEORGE SEYMOUR

Sgt

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 239 Sqn, his death being registered in Surrey S E.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery.

17 Mar

BRAND, JOHN BASIL

LAC

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 910 Sqn, his death being registered in Essex S W.  He is buried in or was cremated at  City of London Cemetery. and Crematorium, Manor Park

17 Mar

CROOK, ROY HENRY MARK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, N4572 of No 14 SFTS, which crashed whilst overshooting at night.  He is buried in Eastwood (St Laurence and All Saints)Churchyard.

17 Mar

LYGO, GREGORY WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, N4572 of No 14 SFTS, which crashed whilst overshooting at night.  He is buried in Gumley (St Helen) Churchyard.

17 Mar

WRONIECKI, Antoni

Sqn Ldr

He was serving at the P.S.P., at the time of his death, which was from natural causes.  He is buried in Blackpool (Layton) Cemetery.

17 Mar

TURNESS, TERRENCE FREDERICK GEORGE

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Hereford I, N9074 of No 5 BGS, which crashed into the sea off Point of Ayre on the Isle of Man.  He is buried in or was cremated at  City of London Cemetery. and Crematorium, Manor Park.

17 Mar

HOLDER, HORACE WILLIAM LEWIS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hereford I, N9074 of No 5 BGS, which crashed into the sea off Point of Ayre on the Isle of Man.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Mar

HUNT, THOMAS BERTRAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hereford I, N9074 of No 5 BGS, which crashed into the sea off Point of Ayre on the Isle of Man.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Mar

JONES, HAYDN CLARKE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hereford I, N9074 of No 5 BGS, which crashed into the sea off Point of Ayre on the Isle of Man.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Mar

GAWNE, JACK JOSEPH

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hereford I, N9074 of No 5 BGS, which crashed into the sea off Point of Ayre on the Isle of Man.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Mar

WARDELL, WALTER RONALD

AC1

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Banbury.  He is buried in Hook Norton Cemetery.

17 Mar

HILL, ROYSTON ERNEST

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Bristol.  He is buried in Bristol (Avon View) Cemetery.

17 Mar

AUSTIN, FREDERICK

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hereford I, N9074 of No 5 BGS, which crashed into the sea off Point of Ayre on the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Clevedon (St Andrew) Churchyard.

17 Mar

KENYON, ARTHUR

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Trowbridge.  He is buried in Heywood Cemetery, Lancashire

18 Mar

LINLEY, HENRY FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3636 of No 21 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Thetford 25 minutes after taking-off from Watton for Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery.

18 Mar

PARSONS, ALBERT AAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3636 of No 21 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Thetford 25 minutes after taking-off from Watton for Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Redcar Cemetery.

18 Mar

ALLEN, ARTHUR HENRY

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3636 of No 21 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Thetford 25 minutes after taking-off from Watton for Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Watton (St Mary) Churchyard.

18 Mar

CASEY, JOHN ALFRED

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3229, T of No 37 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Menidi whilst trying to avoid two Greek Air Force Tutors on 7 Mar 1941.  He died from his injuries and is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

18 Mar

COLLINGBORN, ERIC PERCIVAL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1995 of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance mission to the airfields at Sirte and Mechina.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

18 Mar

LEE, BERNARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1995 of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance mission to the airfields at Sirte and Mechina.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

18 Mar

WALKER, THORNTON OSBORNE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1995 of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance mission to the airfields at Sirte and Mechina.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

18 Mar

HALAHAN, MICHAEL FREDERICK CROSBY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, L6899 of No 74 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Manston.  He was son of Air Vice Marshal Frederick Crosby Halahan, C.M.G., C.B.E., D.S.O., M.V.O. and is buried in Kirk Maughold (St Maughold) Churchyard.

18 Mar

CAPEL, DOUGLAS JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1474 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder as it was preparing to land at Mildenhall on its return from Bremen.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

18 Mar

COOKE, EVAN ROY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1474 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder as it was preparing to land at Mildenhall on its return from Bremen.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

18 Mar

CHAPMAN, HAROLD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1474 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder as it was preparing to land at Mildenhall on its return from Bremen.  He is buried in Grange (Society of Friends) Burial Ground

18 Mar

WARREN, RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1474 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder as it was preparing to land at Mildenhall on its return from Bremen.  He is buried in Luton General Cemetery.

18 Mar

GREAVES, WILLIAM JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1474 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder as it was preparing to land at Mildenhall on its return from Bremen.  He is buried in Manchester (Gorton) Cemetery.

18 Mar

LOWN, ERNEST ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1474 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder as it was preparing to land at Mildenhall on its return from Bremen.  He is buried in or was cremated at the City of London Cemetery. and Crematorium, Manor Park

18 Mar

TYAS, NEVILLE SYDENHAM FAIRCHILD

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hardy, K4062 of No 237 Sqn, which was shot down by CR 42s over Keren.  He is buried in Keren War Cemetery.

18 Mar

HOROBIN, RHODES WILLIAM

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hardy, K4062 of No 237 Sqn, which was shot down by CR 42s over Keren.  He is buried in Keren War Cemetery.

18 Mar

MARGLEWSKI, Jozef

Sgt

He was died on active service in a hospital at Eliock, Sanguhar, Scotland.  He is buried in Dumfries (St Andrew's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

18 Mar

KRUGER, JOHANNES PETRUS

AC2

He possibly died from injuries sustained during an air raid on Wittering on 14 March whilst serving with No 266 Sqn.  He is buried in Stamford Cemetery.

18 Mar

BLAKE, FRANK GRENFELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 269 Sqn, as the result of a bomb blast at Wick.  He is buried in Great Yarmouth (Gorleston) Cemetery.

18 Mar

TRAINER, JAMES

AC2

He was serving with No 42 Air School, Port Elizabeth and died in the Provincial Hospital in Port Elizabeth from a Septic Throat.  He is buried in Port Elizabeth (South End) Cemetery.

18 Mar

ROBINSON, THOMAS  AAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 1 AAS, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Drumcree Church of Ireland Churchyard.

18 Mar

STEVENS, OWEN JAMES GEACH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8374 of No 9 SFTS, which spun in near Babdown Farm.  He is buried in Wembley (St John) Churchyard.

18 Mar

SWINBURNE, JAMES ATHOL

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8374 of No 9 SFTS, which spun in near Babdown Farm.  He was cremated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium

18 Mar

BELLOWS, WILLIAM CHARLES

AC1

He was serving at RAF Khartoum, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

18 Mar

ACLAND, ION HUGE RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2443 of No 2 SAC, which dived into the ground at Penton Mewsey in Wiltshire after control was lost after taking off from Andover.  He is buried in Andover Cemetery.

18 Mar

BAINES, JOHN LEWIS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2443 of No 2 SAC, which dived into the ground at Penton Mewsey in Wiltshire after control was lost after taking off from Andover.  He is buried in Oadby Cemetery.

18 Mar

MOORE, VICTOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2443 of No 2 SAC, which dived into the ground at Penton Mewsey in Wiltshire after control was lost after taking off from Andover.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Tunstall) Cemetery.

18 Mar

WHEELER, JOHN DEAN

Cpl

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Greenwich.  He is buried in Saham Toney (St George) Churchyard.

18 Mar

GRAY, WILLIAM

AC2

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

18 Mar

DAVIS, WILLIAM LEE

Plt Off

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Spilsby.  He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard.

19 Mar

KERSHAW, ANTHONY AuxAF

Plt Off

He abandoned Hurricane II, Z2759 of No 1 Sqn, over Hastings but his parachute failed to open.  He was cremated at Manchester Crematorium

19 Mar

WATSON, NEVILLE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Whitley V, T4202 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which caught fire after an engine seized and crashed near Masham on its return from Kiel.  He was cremated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium

19 Mar

GILMORE, DANIEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2736 of No 75 Sqn, when he abandoned the aircraft near Leeds on return from a raid on Kiel but his parachute failed to open.  He is buried in Cardiff Western Cemetery.

19 Mar

BROWN, CHARLES RAYMOND DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3846 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

19 Mar

COLLIS, GORDON DFM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3846 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 Mar

LOUGHLIN, GODRIC DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3846 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19 Mar

HARRIS, RICHARD DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7310 OA-U of No 220 Sqn, which flew into a hill on Orkney whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery.

19 Mar

STREET, HOWARD COLLARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7310 OA-U of No 220 Sqn, which flew into a hill on Orkney whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery.

19 Mar

TOWE, GERALD EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7310 OA-U of No 220 Sqn, which flew into a hill on Orkney whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery.

19 Mar

WOOD, WILFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7310 OA-U of No 220 Sqn, which flew into a hill on Orkney whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery.

19 Mar

ROGERS, STANLEY WALTER AAF

AC2

He was serving with No 910 Sqn and was probably killed in an air raid on London.  He is buried in West Ham Cemetery.

19 Mar

GREEN, FREDERICK

AC1

He was killed in an air raid at 17 Beaconsfield Road  in Bristol along with his wife and children.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

19 Mar

WORTHINGTON, ARTHUR

AC2

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 958 Sqn, his death being registered in Bridgend.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

19 Mar

POWELL, THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Henley I, L3379 of No 1 AAS, which flew into the ground near North Coates.  He is buried in Manby (St Mary) Churchyard.

19 Mar

BUXTON, LEONARD REGINALD JAMES

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Henley I, L3379 of No 1 AAS, which flew into the ground near North Coates.  He is buried in Manby (St Mary) Churchyard.

19 Mar

MALLET, JACQUES FFAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master, N8016 of No 5 SFTS, which dived into the ground at Conway, North Wales.  He is buried in Stoke-upon-Tern (St Peter) Church Cemetery.

19 Mar

MUNRO, ALAN LAMONT

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master, N8016 of No 5 SFTS, which dived into the ground at Conway, North Wales.  He is buried in Stoke-upon-Tern (St Peter) Church Cemetery.

19 Mar

SEATON, HERBERT GERVASE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master N7619 of No 8 SFTS, which crashed in flames during a night flight.  He is buried in Worksop (Retford Road) Cemetery.

19 Mar

CROWTHER, FRED

LAC

He died whilst travelling aboard the MV Queen Adelaide.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

19 Mar

RICHARDS, CYRIL HERBERT

AC1

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Chippenham.  He is buried in Doncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery.

20 Mar

ANTHONY, ARTHUR JEFFREY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1081 OA-U of No 22 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rover patrol to Terschelling.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Mar

BOYCOTT, FRANK MELLARD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1081 OA-U of No 22 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rover patrol to Terschelling.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Mar

NESBITT, GEORGE WILLIAM REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1081 OA-U of No 22 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rover patrol to Terschelling.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Mar

TAYLOR, SAMUEL ANTHONY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1081 OA-U of No 22 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rover patrol to Terschelling.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Mar

KELLY, JOHN HENDERSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3604 of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down by Minenraumboot 64 whilst on an anti shipping patrol.  He is buried in Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery.

20 Mar

WILSON, GRAHAM ROBERT RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3604 of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down by Minenraumboot 64 whilst on an anti shipping patrol.  He is buried in Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery.

20 Mar

ADAIR, SINGLETON WILSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3604 of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down by Minenraumboot 64 whilst on an anti shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Mar

FULLER, RICHARD JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IV, AE611 of No 206 Sqn, which dived into the ground after climbing too steeply during a night take off from Aldergrove.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

20 Mar

HOLYOAKE, FRANK LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IV, AE611 of No 206 Sqn, which dived into the ground after climbing too steeply during a night take off from Aldergrove.  He is buried in Leicester (Welford Road) Cemetery.

20 Mar

FUNNELL, CECIL HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IV, AE611 of No 206 Sqn, which dived into the ground after climbing too steeply during a night take off from Aldergrove.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk

20 Mar

WARREN, MAURICE KINGSLEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IV, AE611 of No 206 Sqn, which dived into the ground after climbing too steeply during a night take off from Aldergrove.  He is buried in or was cremated at  City of London Cemetery. and Crematorium, Manor Park

20 Mar

WEBB, RICHARD CHARLES

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying either Hurricane I, P35608 or W9204 of No 232 Sqn, which collided with each other near Grantown-on-Spey.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground

20 Mar

MASON, ERIC GEORGE

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying either Hurricane I, P35608 or W9204 of No 232 Sqn, which collided with each other near Grantown-on-Spey.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery.

20 Mar

WARD, ERNEST WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 902 Sqn, his death being registered in Greenwich.  He is buried in Northampton (Billing Road) Cemetery.

20 Mar

WEBB, JAMES SAMUEL

AC1

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 902 Sqn, his death being registered in Greenwich.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery.

20 Mar

SMITH, HENRY ARTHUR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister V1065 of the Service Ferry Pool, which collided with a balloon cable at Site 35/5 of No 935 Sqn at Filton, crashing nearby.  He is buried in Cirencester Cemetery.

20 Mar

ENTWISTLE, JOHN ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9814 of No TTU, which crashed into the Firth of Clyde on a training exercise.  He is buried in Formby (St Peter) Churchyard.

20 Mar

CADE, DOUGLAS FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9814 of No TTU, which crashed into the Firth of Clyde on a training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Mar

SHIMES, RICHARD WILLIAM

AC1

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Wirral N W.  He is buried in Brompton Cemetery.

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