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Casualties - 21 - 31 March 1941


21 Mar

ALSTON, THOMAS REID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3884 of No 21 Sqn, which anti shipping  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Mar

BRAMES, RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3054 of No 49 Sqn, which flew into high ground on Dartmoor on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Eltham (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

21 Mar

ELLIS, RICHARD LEONARD ASHBURTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3054 of No 49 Sqn, which flew into high ground on Dartmoor on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

21 Mar

WILSON, The Hon. ROBERT DAVID

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3054 of No 49 Sqn, which flew into high ground on Dartmoor on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

21 Mar

LYON, CHARLES JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3054 of No 49 Sqn, which flew into high ground on Dartmoor on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Prescot Cemetery.

21 Mar

MILLAR, WILLIAM ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3132 OL-L of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down at Morlaix during a Gardening sortie to Brest.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery.

21 Mar

WEIR, NORMAN STEWART

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3132 OL-L of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down at Morlaix during a Gardening sortie to Brest.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery.

21 Mar

PARKHURST, ROLAND CLIVE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3288 JN-B of No 150 Sqn, which crashed into a mountain in Snowdonia as it emerged from cloud on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Andover Cemetery.

21 Mar

ELLIOT, CHARLES HAMERTON

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3288 JN-B of No 150 Sqn, which crashed into a mountain in Snowdonia as it emerged from cloud on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Bedford Cemetery, Beds.

21 Mar

KILLEN, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3288 JN-B of No 150 Sqn, which crashed into a mountain in Snowdonia as it emerged from cloud on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Hartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery.

21 Mar

BEDDALL, HAROLD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3288 JN-B of No 150 Sqn, which crashed into a mountain in Snowdonia as it emerged from cloud on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Nottingham Northern Cemetery.

21 Mar

KIRK, LEWIS JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3288 JN-B of No 150 Sqn, which crashed into a mountain in Snowdonia as it emerged from cloud on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Reading Cemetery.

21 Mar

AITKEN, WILLIAM CUTHBERTSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7278 EM-A of No 207 Sqn, which crashed 25 minutes after take off as it attempted a forced landing following an engine failure as it was on its way to Lorient.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery.

21 Mar

HOGG, BENNETT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7278 EM-A of No 207 Sqn, which crashed 25 minutes after take off as it attempted a forced landing following an engine failure as it was on its way to Lorient.  He is buried in Horton (St Mary) Churchyard., Blyth

21 Mar

BIRCH, NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7278 EM-A of No 207 Sqn, which crashed 25 minutes after take off as it attempted a forced landing following an engine failure as it was on its way to Lorient.  He is buried in Sutton Cemetery.

21 Mar

HARWOOD, FRANK BRIANT DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7278 EM-A of No 207 Sqn, which crashed 25 minutes after take off as it attempted a forced landing following an engine failure as it was on its way to Lorient.  He is buried in West Grimstead (St John) Churchyard.

21 Mar

GEE, VICTOR DAVID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, R2070 of No 219 Sqn, which crashed at Eastergate, Sussex after stalling on the approach to Tangmere.  He is buried in Hanworth (St Bartholomew) Churchyard.

21 Mar

SHEARD, HORACE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVF, Z5755 of No 236 Sqn, when he abandoned the aircraft near Boscastle in bad weather on its return from a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Mar

SEWARD, HAROLD LEWIS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina II, AM265 BN-A of No 240 Sqn, which crashed near Kinlough in Eire.  He is buried in Apuldram (St Mary) Churchyard.

21 Mar

NEWBURY, HARRY HARLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina II, AM265 BN-A of No 240 Sqn, which crashed near Kinlough in Eire.  He is buried in Irvinestown (Sacred Heart) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

21 Mar

CHALK, FREDERICK RODNEY ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina II, AM265 BN-A of No 240 Sqn, which crashed near Kinlough in Eire.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard.

21 Mar

DAVIDSON, CHARLES PEERS RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina II, AM265 BN-A of No 240 Sqn, which crashed near Kinlough in Eire.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard.

21 Mar

DUNBAR, HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina II, AM265 BN-A of No 240 Sqn, which crashed near Kinlough in Eire.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard.

21 Mar

OLDFIELD, RONALD HENRY

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina II, AM265 BN-A of No 240 Sqn, which crashed near Kinlough in Eire.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard.

21 Mar

SLACK, GORDON HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina II, AM265 BN-A of No 240 Sqn, which crashed near Kinlough in Eire.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard.

21 Mar

WHITWORTH, ALBERT EDMUND

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina II, AM265 BN-A of No 240 Sqn, which crashed near Kinlough in Eire.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard.

21 Mar

CHRZANOWSKI, Bernard

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7874 GR-S of No 301 Sqn, which crashed near Swinderby during a training sortie.  He is buried in Newark Cemetery.

21 Mar

KORYCINSKI, Jozef

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7874 GR-S of No 301 Sqn, which crashed near Swinderby during a training sortie.  He is buried in Newark Cemetery.

21 Mar

LENCZOWSKI, Kazimierz

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7874 GR-S of No 301 Sqn, which crashed near Swinderby during a training sortie.  He is buried in Newark Cemetery.

21 Mar

BROWN, DENYS HUGH

AC1

He was serving with No 907 Sqn and died at the Prince of Wales General Hospital, South Tottenham, Middlesex.  He is buried in Bayford (St Mary) Churchyard.

21 Mar

DAVIES, ERIC HADDON

AC1

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 951 Sqn, his death being registered in Weston.  He is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery.

21 Mar

SHINN, HERBERT STANLEY

AC2

He was serving with No 957 Sqn and died at The Hospital, Yeovil.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Mar

SIMS, DENYS GUY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5815 of No 3 Radio School, which flew into the ground near Cumnock in Ayrshire whilst descending through cloud.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Mar

CASSWELL, WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford, R6158 of No 15 SFTS, which crashed on take-off from Weston-on-the-Green after hitting poles as a result of incorrect mixture settings.  He is buried in Rotherham (Moorgate) Cemetery.

21 Mar

HILL, PETER ROWLAND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, K6248 of No 2 School of Air Navigation, which crashed at Rednal near Oswestry when he collided with an oak tree during a practice forced landing.  He is buried in Byley (St John) Churchyard.

21 Mar

PADFIELD, ERIC WALWYN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, K6248 of No 2 School of Air Navigation, which crashed at Rednal near Oswestry when he collided with an oak tree during a practice forced landing.  He is buried in Byley (St John) Churchyard.

21 Mar

BURGESS, FREDERIC RALPH PERCIVAL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, K6248 of No 2 School of Air Navigation, which crashed at Rednal near Oswestry when he collided with an oak tree during a practice forced landing.  He is buried in Fonthil (St Peter) Churchyard.

21 Mar

MINETT, JAMES FREDERICK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, K6248 of No 2 School of Air Navigation, which crashed at Rednal near Oswestry when he collided with an oak tree during a practice forced landing.  He is buried in Hackington (St Stephen) Churchyard., Canterbury

21 Mar

HEWISH, WILFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, K6248 of No 2 School of Air Navigation, which crashed at Rednal near Oswestry when he collided with an oak tree during a practice forced landing.  He is buried in Llantrisant (Cefn-y-Parc) Cemetery.

21 Mar

AITKEN, RONALD SEPTIMUS SCOTT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5815 of No 3 Radio School, which flew into the ground near Cumnock in Ayrshire whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery.

21 Mar

SENIOR, JOHN NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5815 of No 3 Radio School, which flew into the ground near Cumnock in Ayrshire whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Maidenhead Cemetery.

21 Mar

MITCHELL, JOHN ALBERT

LAC

He was serving with No 10 OTU and was probably killed in an air raid on Abingdon.  He is buried in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery.

21 Mar

MORRISON, DESMOND CYRIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5815 of No 3 Radio School, which flew into the ground near Cumnock in Ayrshire whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Swindon (Christ Church) Burial Ground.

21 Mar

BOWCOCK, FREDERICK HENRY

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Conway.  He is buried in Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery.

21 Mar

SIVERS, ERNEST JOSEPH WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, V3395 of No 11 FTS, which crashed on a nigh take-off from Lindholme  He is buried in Shawbury (St Mary) Churchyard.

21 Mar

FLEMING, BASIL ANTHONY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, V3395 of No 11 FTS, which crashed on a nigh take-off from Lindholme  He is buried in Hatfield (Woodhouse) Cemetery

22 Mar

LEE, ERIC ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2038 WV-M of No 18 Sqn, which crashed at Barkston Heath on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Beeston and Stapleford (Beeston) Cemetery.

22 Mar

COWINGS, GEORGE HENDRY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2038 WV-M of No 18 Sqn, which crashed at Barkston Heath on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (All Saints) Cemetery.

22 Mar

DANIEL, ROBERT RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2038 WV-M of No 18 Sqn, which crashed at Barkston Heath on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (All Saints) Cemetery.

22 Mar

BARBER, ANTHONY LOUIS HENRY

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3162 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed into the sea in the target area on a raid to Ostend.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

22 Mar

MACIVER, NORMAN CRICHTON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3162 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed into the sea in the target area on a raid to Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Mar

McMASTER, WILLIAM WILSON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3162 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed into the sea in the target area on a raid to Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Mar

MONTAGUE, JAMES LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3162 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed into the sea in the target area on a raid to Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Mar

STONE, WILLIAM CONNOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3162 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed into the sea in the target area on a raid to Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Mar

WILKINS, STANLEY ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3162 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed into the sea in the target area on a raid to Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Mar

DATE, DAVID WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2433 TR-X of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 whilst on an EmRo patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Mar

MOORE, ERIC PERCIVAL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2433 TR-X of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 whilst on an EmRo patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Mar

WATKINS, BASIL JOHN OVERTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2433 TR-X of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 whilst on an EmRo patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Mar

DUGDALE, CYRIL PETER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1892 GB-Q of No 105 Sqn, which collided with a barrage balloon cable near Birmingham on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Kinver (St Peter) Churchyard Extension

22 Mar

SHIRLAW, IAN MURRAY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1892 GB-Q of No 105 Sqn, which collided with a barrage balloon cable near Birmingham on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Kinver (St Peter) Churchyard Extension

22 Mar

MAIR, JOHN OLAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1892 GB-Q of No 105 Sqn, which collided with a barrage balloon cable near Birmingham on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium

22 Mar

LLOYD-HUGHES, RICHARD NOEL

AC2

He was serving with No 208 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial. Cemetery.

22 Mar

DUFF, JAMES ALASTAIR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf L9406 'D' of No 254 Sqn, which was lost off the coast of Norway  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery.

22 Mar

YORK, JOHN KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf L9406 'D' of No 254 Sqn, which was lost off the coast of Norway  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery.

22 May

WALES, RICHARD (GODFREY WILLIAM)  GARNEYS

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Blenheim L9406 'D' of No 254 Sqn, which was lost off the coast of Norway  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Mar

FOXTON, JAMES HENRY TERENCE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, P2653 of No 261 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during an afternoon raid on Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22 Mar

KNIGHT, DENNIS FREDERICK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, V7358 of No 261 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during an afternoon raid on Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22 Mar

GARLAND, THOMAS BENJAMIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, V7493 of No 261 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during an afternoon raid on Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22 Mar

SPYER, RICHARD ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, V7672 of No 261 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during an afternoon raid on Malta.  He is buried in

22 Mar

SOUTHWELL, JOHN SYDNEY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, V7799 of No 261 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during an afternoon raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

22 Mar

CROCKART, WILLIAM FINLAY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4287 of No 612 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Dyce when it hit a house.  He is buried in Dyce Old Churchyard.

22 Mar

DURBRIDGE, RONALD CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4287 of No 612 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Dyce when it hit a house.  He is buried in Guildford (Stoke) New Cemetery.

22 Mar

HOLDEN, BRENDAN JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4287 of No 612 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Dyce when it hit a house.  He is buried in Kilcurley Catholic Cemetery.

22 Mar

CALLAGHAN, FELIX LEONARD

LAC

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 32 EFTS, but the exact details of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Moose Jaw (Rosedale) Cemetery.

22 Mar

BURNETT, JOHN JAMES

AC1

He was serving with HQ RAF Middle East, 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.

22 Mar

COLLINS, LESLIE

AC1

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Chichester.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

22 Mar

FOWLER, NICHOLAS JAMES LANG

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died at The Isolation Hospital, Whipton, Exeter.  He is buried in Combe-in-Teignhead Churchyard.

23 Mar

KIRKLAND, DAVID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, L1207 of No 68 Sqn, when it crashed near Malton, but he was thrown from the aircraft prior to impact.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire

23 Mar

FORSTER, JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, L1207 of No 68 Sqn, which crashed near Malton.  He is buried in Sidcup Cemetery.

23 Mar

TAYLOR, DAVID ARTHUR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Blenheim, L1207 of No 68 Sqn, which crashed near Malton.  He is buried in Luton General Cemetery.

23 Mar

GIBBS, FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5903 GB-D of No 105 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

23 Mar

KING, CECIL HUBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5903 GB-D of No 105 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hannover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Mar

MURPHY, ROBERT FRIAR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5903 GB-D of No 105 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hannover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Mar

EVANS, CECIL ROY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9404 LA-A of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an anti-shipping operation off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Mar

HARVEY, ERIC HAROLD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9404 LA-A of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an anti-shipping operation off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Mar

MACLEOD, GEORGE SUTHERLAND MURRAY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9404 LA-A of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an anti-shipping operation off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Mar

KEY, VICTOR SYDNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6085 LA-D of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an anti-shipping operation off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Mar

NEWMAN, ANTHONY WILLIAM BRIGHT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6085 LA-D of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an anti-shipping operation off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Mar

WILLIS, HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6085 LA-D of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an anti-shipping operation off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Mar

GAZE, IRVINE SCOTT OWEN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P7685 of No 610 Sqn, which flew into high ground near West Dean in Sussex in bad weather.  He is buried in Portfield (All Saints) Churchyard.

23 Mar

WOODHAMS, MAURICE FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4999 of No 10 OTU, which crashed into a road in Abingdon after hitting a tree whilst carrying out a go-round.  He is buried in Sevenoaks (Greatness Park) Cemetery.

23 Mar

McCALLUM, JAMES DENNISON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2285 of No 13 OTU, which crashed after hitting a tree and cables during an overshoot at Bicester.  He is buried in Abbey Cemetery, Thorn

23 Mar

LEIGHTON, C. FRANCIS XAVIER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2285 of No 13 OTU, which crashed after hitting a tree and cables during an overshoot at Bicester.  He is buried in Hethe (Holy Trinity) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

23 Mar

BEALE, KENNETH HERBERT (KEN)

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford P1828 of the RAF College, which crashed whilst undershooting at Barkston Heath at night.  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

23 Mar

MOLONY, JOHN BERNARD

Sgt

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in ?.  He is buried in Wimbledon (Gap Road) Cemetery.

23 Mar

QUARMBY, ARTHUR

LAC

He died following a short illness after developing leukaemia, probably as a result of applying analine dye to aircraft.  His death was registered in Chippenham.  He is buried in Leeds (Harehills) Cemetery.

23 Mar

PRIOR, LESLIE JAMES

LAC

He was serving in the UK and he died from injuries sustained two days previously in a bombing raid on Plymouth.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery.

23 Mar

WALTERS, CLIFFORD VERNON

Fg Off

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Abercrave (St David) Churchyard.

23 Mar

JOELSON, SEDGEBERT HERSCHEL MC

Flt Lt

He died of Coronary Trombosis, location unknown but possibly in Scotland.  He is buried in Torquay Cemetery. and Extension.

23 Mar

MAJOR, HAROLD

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Stamford.  He is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery.

24 Mar

ROBERTS, ANTONY JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3643 MG-G of No 7 Sqn, which collided with power cables and house as it attempted a forced landing after it caught fire in flight on a raid to Calais.  He is buried in Derby (Uttoxeter Road) Cemetery.

24 Mar

GREEN, PHILIP

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3643 MG-G of No 7 Sqn, which collided with power cables and house as it attempted a forced landing after it caught fire in flight on a raid to Calais.  He is buried in Long Stanton (All Saints) Churchyard.

24 Mar

ROBERTSON, STUART ALISTAIR FREDERICK

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3643 MG-G of No 7 Sqn, which collided with power cables and house as it attempted a forced landing after it caught fire in flight on a raid to Calais.  He is buried in Long Stanton (All Saints) Churchyard.

24 Mar

CLARKE, JOHN BUTTERWORTH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3643 MG-G of No 7 Sqn, which collided with power cables and house as it attempted a forced landing after it caught fire in flight on a raid to Calais.  He is buried in Marton (St Paul) Church Burial Ground

24 Mar

SEYMOUR, ERIC VICTOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3643 MG-G of No 7 Sqn, which collided with power cables and house as it attempted a forced landing after it caught fire in flight on a raid to Calais.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery.

24 Mar

SHORT, GILBERT MAURICE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3643 MG-G of No 7 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Watton on its return from a raid on Hannover.  He is buried in Long Stanton (All Saints) Churchyard.

24 Mar

CHINN, EDWARD JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IC, R3673 of No 21 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Watton on its return from a raid on Hannover and later died from his injuries.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

24 Mar

CLINTON, WILLIAM ROBERT

Sgt

He was severely injured whilst flying in Blenheim IC, R3673 of No 21 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Watton on its return from a raid on Hannover and later died from his injuries.  He is buried in Sale Cemetery.

24 Mar

BARKHAM, DOUGLAS ANTHONY

LAC

He was serving with No 38 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

24 Mar

BLACK, HUGH JAMES WALLER DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9389 of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down by the destroyer it was attacking.  He is buried in Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery.

24 Mar

ARCHER, FRANK DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9389 of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down by the destroyer it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Mar

COOKE, THOMAS HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9389 of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down by the destroyer it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Mar

COCKRAM, FREDERICK JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P7847 of No 222 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Wroxham in Norfolk.  He is buried in Eastwood (St Laurence and All Saints) Churchyard.

24 Mar

MIELCAREK, Jozef

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane, Z4176 of the Ferry Pool, which crashed whilst on a training flight at Llanwono Church, North Ynysbwl, Wales.  He is buried in Cirencester Cemetery.

24 Mar

SHARPLES, SIDNEY JAMES

AC2

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.

24 Mar

HOPKINS, DONALD CECIL

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P3603 of No 9 FTS , which spun into the ground from a low level turn whilst practising precautionary landings.  He is buried in Stanton St Quintin (St Giles) Churchyard Extension.

25 Mar

SPROSON, SIDNEY ERNEST

Sgt

He was severely injured whilst flying in Blenheim IC, R3673 of No 21 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Watton on its return from a raid on Hannover on 23 Mar 1941.  He died from his injuries two days later and is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

25 Mar

ARRIGHI, LOUIS ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6486 OA-A of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Terschelling.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery.

25 Mar

ABRAHAM, ERNEST GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6486 OA-A of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Terschelling.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Mar

KELLY, FRANCIS JOSEPH

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6486 OA-A of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Terschelling.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Mar

MACLEAN, IAN RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6486 OA-A of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Terschelling.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Mar

BUCKLEY, DEREK NEIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5962? TR-J of No 59 Sqn, when he was hit by cannon fire from a Bf 109 which attacked the aircraft.   He is buried in Minster (Thanet) Cemetery.

25 Mar

DOBBINS, JOHN HENRY ROSSER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1806 ND-P of No 236 Sqn, which crashed on an air test in bad weather when it stalled in a tight turn.  He is buried in Cardiff Western Cemetery.

25 Mar

HENDERSON, CHARLES PAUL RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, P3767 of No 401 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Digby.  He is buried in Scopwick Church Burial Ground

25 Mar

MURRAY, DESMOND FRANCIS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard I, P5939 of No 20 SFTS, which dived into the ground from about 700ft after a swing developed on take off from Cranborne.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery.

25 Mar

RITCHIE, JOHN FREDERIC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1155 of No 20 OTU, which crashed into the sea during a night practice bombing sortie.  He is buried in Edzell Churchyard.

25 Mar

CROSSWELL, WILLIAM ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1155 of No 20 OTU, which crashed into the sea during a night practice bombing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Mar

FORD, FRANK STEWART HEATHCOTE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1155 of No 20 OTU, which crashed into the sea during a night practice bombing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Mar

McLEOD, ERIC WILLIAM RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1155 of No 20 OTU, which crashed into the sea during a night practice bombing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Mar

MURRAY, HUBERT STEPHEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1155 of No 20 OTU, which crashed into the sea during a night practice bombing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Mar

SALT, HORACE CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1155 of No 20 OTU, which crashed into the sea during a night practice bombing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Mar

TURNER, ALFRED JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1155 of No 20 OTU, which crashed into the sea during a night practice bombing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Mar

WHITTAKER, GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1155 of No 20 OTU, which crashed into the sea during a night practice bombing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Mar

WILKINSON, WALTER POWNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1155 of No 20 OTU, which crashed into the sea during a night practice bombing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Mar

ATHERTON, EDWARD JOHN MARSLAND

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master T8324 of No 5 SFTS, which flew into high ground above Hathersage in low cloud.  He is buried in Horwich (Ridgmont) Cemetery.

25 Mar

BURNS, ERIC

AC2

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

25 Mar

GANDERTON, FRANCIS JOHN ALBERT

Cpl

He was killed in the sinking of SS Britannia, by the German surface raider, Thor.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Mar

NICOL, ALBERT HARRY

Cpl

He was killed in the sinking of SS Britannia, which the German surface raider, Thor.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Mar

JAMES, CHARLES EDWARD

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Cambridge?.  He is buried in Abercarn Cemetery.

26 Mar

GERMAN, DOUGLAS ALFRED

Sgt

He was mortally wounded whilst flying in Wellesley I, K7715 of No 47 Sqn, which was damaged by Italian fighters and crashed on its return to base on 25 Mar 1941.  He died the following day and is buried in Keren War Cemetery.

26 Mar

BUTLER, WILLIAM JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5648 TR-F of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

26 Mar

McMILLAN, PETER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5648 TR-F of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Mar

VANE, DEREK CHARLES SPENCER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5648 TR-F of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Mar

ROBINSON, EDWARD KEENLYSIDE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6065 TR-A of No 59 Sqn, which crashed into high ground in Dorset on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Blyth Cemetery.

26 Mar

GATES, GEORGE STODDART

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6065 TR-A of No 59 Sqn, which crashed into high ground in Dorset on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Darlington North Cemetery.

26 Mar

SANDES, LANCELOT DALRYMPLE DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6065 TR-A of No 59 Sqn, which crashed into high ground in Dorset on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Warmwell (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

26 Mar

NEDWILL, RICHARD JOHN COURTNEY AFC

Sqn Ldr

He was the CO of No 211Sqn but was killed whilst flying Gladiator II, N5910 of No 112 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Paramythia, whilst practising aerobatics.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

26 Mar

DAVIS, CHARLES TREVOR DFC

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying Hurricane IIA, Z2458 of No 238 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Winchester in Hampshire  He was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium

26 Mar

BURTON, ALBERT CYRIL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4290 WL-J of No 612 Sqn, which was ditched after losing height during an overshoot at Wick.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Mar

EMMS, VICTOR DONALD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4290 WL-J of No 612 Sqn, which was ditched after losing height during an overshoot at Wick.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Mar

GUNN, DAVID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4290 WL-J of No 612 Sqn, which was ditched after losing height during an overshoot at Wick.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Mar

HENSHAW, DENNIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4290 WL-J of No 612 Sqn, which was ditched after losing height during an overshoot at Wick.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Mar

MATTHEWS, JACK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4290 WL-J of No 612 Sqn, which was ditched after losing height during an overshoot at Wick.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Mar

STEELE, LESLIE FERGUSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4290 WL-J of No 612 Sqn, which was ditched after losing height during an overshoot at Wick.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Mar

THOMSON, FAIRLIE HAMILTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1243 of No 15 OTU, which flew into the sea off the Leyn Peninsula during a cross-country/bombing practice sortie.  He is buried in Pwllheli Borough Cemetery.

26 Mar

ATKINSON, CYRIL TAYLOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1243 of No 15 OTU, which flew into the sea off the Leyn Peninsula during a cross-country/bombing practice sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Mar

HOAD, HARRY GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1243 of No 15 OTU, which flew into the sea off the Leyn Peninsula during a cross-country/bombing practice sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Mar

MOUNTNEY, JOHN PHILIP

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1243 of No 15 OTU, which flew into the sea off the Leyn Peninsula during a cross-country/bombing practice sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Mar

SMITH, DOUGLAS BYRNE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1243 of No 15 OTU, which flew into the sea off the Leyn Peninsula during a cross-country/bombing practice sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Mar

NEALE, RICHARD MORLEY

Sgt

He was seriously injured whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1243 of No 15 OTU, which flew into the sea off the Leyn Peninsula during a cross-country/bombing practice sortie.  He died from his injuries later that day and is buried in Chaffcombe (St Michael) Churchyard.

26 Mar

TESAREK, RUDOLF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Tiger Moth II, R5062 of No 3 EFTS, which spun into the ground near Lechlade.  He is buried in Watchfield Military Cemetery.

26 Mar

DRAPER, DOUGLAS URBAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9676 of No 3 OTU, which crashed into the sea off Morte Point in Devon.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Mar

SIMPSON, JOHN ALLAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9676 of No 3 OTU, which crashed into the sea off Morte Point in Devon.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Mar

McARTHUR, ANDREW

Cpl

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

26 Mar

GOW, WILLIAM MILLER

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Edinburgh Eastern Cemetery.

27 Mar

GOAD, CYRIL ARTHUR CAREW

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2332 FZ-O of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an anti-shipping operation off Ushant.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery.

27 Mar

PHILPOTT, ROBERT NORMAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2332 FZ-O of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an anti-shipping operation off Ushant.  He is buried in Perros-Guirec Communal Cemetery.

27 Mar

MANNING, FREDERICK GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2332 FZ-O of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an anti-shipping operation off Ushant.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Mar

COADY, TERENCE PATRICK O'KELLY THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5865 FZ-P of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an anti-shipping operation off Ushant.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Mar

FOTHERGILL, JOHN MILES MC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5865 FZ-P of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an anti-shipping operation off Ushant.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Mar

PARKER, PETER RALPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5865 FZ-P of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an anti-shipping operation off Ushant.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Mar

SMITH, ROBERT (87383)

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire II P7328 of No 74 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 off Dungeness.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Mar

GRUNSELL, ERNEST ALFRED FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6470 EY-G of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

27 Mar

HOAD, PETER JOHN RN

Sub Lt (A)

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6470 EY-G of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

27 Mar

MILLS, ALAN KINGSLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6470 EY-G of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

27 Mar

MITCHELL, JACK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6470 EY-G of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

27 Mar

SEAGER, KENNETH FRANK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6470 EY-G of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

27 Mar

WILSON, WALTER

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P7908 of No 222 Sqn, which collided with Spitfire P8028 of the same unit over Norfolk.  He is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery.

27 Mar

LOGAN, COLIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P8028 of No 222 Sqn, which collided with another Spitfire (P7908?) of the same unit over Norfolk.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

27 Mar

PATEREK, Edward

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7187 of No 315 Sqn, which collided with V7187 of the same unit over the Irish Sea 

27 Mar

SZULKOWSKI, Wladyslaw

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7188 of No 315 Sqn, which collided with V7188 of the same unit over the Irish Sea 

27 Mar

HOJDEN, Tadeusz

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7656 of No 315 Sqn, which crashed into the Irish Sea. 

27 Mar

MACSHERRY, PHILIPPE MAURICE AUBRIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7785 of No 609 Sqn, which shot down by a Bf 109 off Dungerness.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

27 Mar

CRAIG, HENRY JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Battle Trainer, R7472 of No 1 SFTS, which crashed on take off from Shrewton after control was lost in fog, his student, Acting Leading Airman G J B Kendall RN, was also killed.  He is buried in Netheravon (All Saints) Churchyard.

27 Mar

BARCLAY, DOUGLAS MCLEOD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4313 of No 14 OTU, which crashed on the Isle of Man after hitting a chimney and power cables whilst trying locate RAF Jurby.  He is buried in Jurby (St Patrick) Churchyard.

27 Mar

CASE, JOHN HENRY

Sgt

He was seriously injured whilst flying in Hampden I, P4313 of No 14 OTU, which crashed on the Isle of Man after hitting a chimney and power cables whilst trying locate RAF Jurby.  He died 30 minutes after being admitted to Douglas hospital and is buried in Stourbridge Cemetery.

27 Mar

HANKINS, FRANK ALBERT LANCELOT

Sgt

He was seriously injured whilst flying in Hampden I, P4313 of No 14 OTU, which crashed on the Isle of Man after hitting a chimney and power cables whilst trying locate RAF Jurby.  He died later that day and is buried in Jurby (St Patrick) Churchyard.

27 Mar

BIDLAKE, VICTOR MARCEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2066 of No 16 OTU, which crashed whilst carrying out circuits at Upper Heyford.  He was cremated at Charing (Kent County) Crematorium

27 Mar

FROST, CHARLES HENRY DENNIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2066 of No 16 OTU, which crashed whilst carrying out circuits at Upper Heyford.  He was cremated at Charing (Kent County) Crematorium

27 Mar

DYER, MICHAEL ROSSITER COTTON

Plt Off

He was serving with No 430 Flt, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Keren War Cemetery.

27 Mar

SLOAN, PERCIVAL MARTIN RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, X4421 of No 57 OTU, which crashed after a wing failed as he it pulled out of a dive and he was thrown clear.  He is buried in Hawarden (St Deiniol) Churchyard.

28 Mar

DAVIDSON, WILLIAM ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2255 of No 203 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a reconnaissance mission to Awash.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28 Mar

MOLLER, PETER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2255 of No 203 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a reconnaissance mission to Awash.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28 Mar

SALISBURY, GEORGE EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2255 of No 203 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a reconnaissance mission to Awash.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28 Mar

SIEBERT, JOHN ALOYSIUS DFC

Flt Lt

He abandoned Manchester I, L7307 EM-P of No 207 Sqn, over Holland but his parachute failed to deploy in time. He was on a raid to Dusseldorf at the time and is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

28 Mar

SMITH, ARTHUR WILLIAM

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIA, Z2588 of No 242, which dived into the ground at Bradfield St George in Suffolk.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery.

28 Mar

LAWS, GEORGE GODFREY STONE

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6841 of No 501, which crashed on the approach at Stoke Gifford near Bristol.  He is buried in Llanrhydd (St Meugan) Churchyard.

28 Mar

STRONCZYNSKI, Wladyslaw

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim, L8600 of No 2 SAC, which crashed on a training flight at Wayhill, Andover, Hampshire.  He is buried in Andover Cemetery.

28 Mar

CORDER, FRANK WALLACE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, L4498 of No 3 (C) OTU, which crashed whilst taking off from Chivenor at night.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Mar

MAY, REGINALD JOHN RONALD

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4498 of No 3 (C) OTU, which crashed whilst taking off from Chivenor at night.  He is buried in Camberwell Old Cemetery.

28 Mar

CHEETHAM, ARTHUR JAMES

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4498 of No 3 (C) OTU, which crashed whilst taking off from Chivenor at night.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard.

28 Mar

STOCKTON, DERYK

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4498 of No 3 (C) OTU, which crashed whilst taking off from Chivenor at night.  He is buried in Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery.

28 Mar

KLYSZCZ, Karol

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L9150 of No 3 Operational Training Unit, which crashed whilst on a training flight at Hore Down Gate, Devon.  He is buried in Ilfracombe (Marlborough Road) Cemetery.

28 Mar

RUDD, DOUGLAS JAMES

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7770 of No 5 SFTS, which crashed on the approach to Driffield.  He is buried in Driffield Cemetery.

28 Mar

McKELVIE, ALASTAIRE NOEL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6642 of No 54 OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Church Fenton  He is buried in Hoylake (Grange) Cemetery.

28 Mar

SANDFIELD, GUSTAVE JAMES ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6642 of No 54 OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Church Fenton  He is buried in or was cremated at  Hendon Cemetery. and Crematorium

28 Mar

PRESTWICH, WILLIAM JOHN

AC1

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

28 Mar

DEVEREUX, ERIC ROWLAND

Sgt

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

28 Mar

HAYNES, FRANK ROY

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Poplar.  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery.

28 Mar

HENDERSON, JAMES SIDNEY

AC1

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

29 Mar

MILLER, RAY BERNADINE

AC2

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 44 Sqn, his death being registered in Sleaford.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

29 Mar

AINLEY, FREDERICK REDFEARN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland, AR727 of No 69 Sqn, which was lost on a reconnaissance operation looking for the naval forces involved in the Battle of Cape Matapan the previous day.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

29 Mar

MAWSON, ALAN

Cpl

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

29 Mar

VEASEY, THOMAS ARTHUR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire, ? of No 58 OTU, which crashed at Hemel Hempstead en-route to 58 OTU.  He is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

29 Mar

MORGAN, REGINALD WALTER

AC1

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Chester (Overleigh) Cemetery.

29 Mar

BROWN, LEONARD WILLIAM PERCIVAL

Flt Lt

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in West Cheshire.  He is buried in Hawarden (St Deiniol) Churchyard.

30 Mar

WHITE, FREDERICK BEN

Sgt

He was severely burned whilst flying in Stirling I, N3643 MG-G of No 7 Sqn, which collided with power cables and house as it attempted a forced landing after it caught fire in flight on a raid to Calais on 23 Mar 1941.  He died from his injuries and is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

30 Mar

HARRISON, CHRISTOPHER BASIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD800 OL-X of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in the sea of Devon during a Gardening sortie to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Mar

NORTHWOOD, HILSBY REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD800 OL-X of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in the sea of Devon during a Gardening sortie to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Mar

OWEN, JOSEPH THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD800 OL-X of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in the sea of Devon during a Gardening sortie to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Mar

REYNOLDS, ERIC WALTER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD800 OL-X of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in the sea of Devon during a Gardening sortie to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Mar

KIDDLE, LESLIE ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2281 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at St Eval on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery.

30 Mar

CAMMAERTS, PIETER EMILE GERALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2281 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at St Eval on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Radlett (Christ Church) Churchyard Extension, Aldenham

30 Mar

LITTLER, CHARLES ERIC

Wg Cdr

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying Wellington IC, R1043 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing near Yeovil on return from a raid on Brest.  He was cremated at Liverpool (Anfield) Crematorium.

30 Mar

YARROW, GORDON PERCY

Flt Lt

He was severely wounded whilst flying Blenheim IV, L8787 of No 110 Sqn, which crashed near St Mawgan on its return from a raid on Brest on 28 Mar 1941.  He died from his wounds two days later and is buried in Hever (St Peter) Churchyard.

30 Mar

DEWAR, JOHN MICHAEL FIRTH

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I V6872 of No 229 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol, possibly as the result of collision with W9307.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Mar

DU VIVIER, REGINALD ALBERT LLOYD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I W9307 of No 229 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol, possibly as the result of collision with V6872.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Mar

STOTT, ALASTAIR MCKENZIE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, P8965 of No 11 SFTS, which dived into ground near Shawbury.  He is buried in Aberdeen (St Peter's) Cemetery.

30 Mar

PARKER, JOHN CYRIL

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4910 of No 12 SFTS, which flew into a tree whilst low flying near the Ram Jam Inn in Rutland.  He is buried in Grantham Cemetery.

30 Mar

HUGHES, RONALD GRENVILLE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4910 of No 12 SFTS, which flew into a tree whilst low flying near the Ram Jam Inn in Rutland.  He is buried in Rampside (St Michael) Churchyard.

30 Mar

WEBER, ROBERT BASIL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8668 of No 2 (C) OTU, which crashed after hitting a house near Hornsea whilst low flying.  He was cremated at Hull Crematorium

30 Mar

ROLF, RAYMOND DENNIS

LAC

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Cheltenham.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

30 Mar

SWINFORD, WILLIAM HENRY JOHN

AC1

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Cheltenham.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

30 Mar

PACE, ARTHUR EDWARD

AC2

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

30 Mar

THOMAS, THORNLEY

AC1

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Tuckingmill (All Saints) Churchyard.

30 Mar

DRAYCOTT, NORMAN

AC1

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

31 Mar

MOORE, GORDON CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8433 of No 8 Sqn, which was shot down by a CR 32 on a raid against a fuel dump at Dessie.  He is buried in Addis Ababa War Cemetery.

31 Mar

McWALTER, THOMAS ROSS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2703 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

31 Mar

ADAMS, PETER ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3884 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by a German naval vessel off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Mar

ALSTON, THOMAS REID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3884 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by a German naval vessel off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Mar

NICHOLS, RALPH EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3884 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by a German naval vessel off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Mar

GOURLAY, WILLIAM LESLIE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3900 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by a German naval vessel off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Mar

HOWARD, GEORGE HERBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3900 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by a German naval vessel off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Mar

ROGERS, DENIS ALAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3900 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by a German naval vessel off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Mar

LEESE, HERBERT FELLOWS

LAC

He was serving with No 30 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

31 Mar

SEDDON, JOHN WILFRED

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7539 of No 601 Sqn, which flew into Causley Pikes, near Keswick in Cumberland.  He is buried in Painswick Cemetery.

31 Mar

SMITH, THOMAS CHARLES

Plt Off

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 601 Sqn, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He was cremated at Nottingham Crematorium

31 Mar

PUNSHON, JONATHAN KILLINGWORTH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire X4028 of No 1 PRU, which was shot down by an enemy fighter during a reconnaissance mission to Rotterdam.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Mar

RICHMOND, JOHN EDWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2062 of No 14 OTU, which crashed at Woolfax Lodge on the approach to land during a night flying practice.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension

31 Mar

WEST, MICHAEL JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2062 of No 14 OTU, which crashed at Woolfax Lodge on the approach to land during a night flying practice.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension

31 Mar

JESSOP, FRED SENIOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2062 of No 14 OTU, which crashed at Woolfax Lodge on the approach to land during a night flying practice.  He is buried in Lepton (St John) Churchyard.

31 Mar

HOLDER, KENNETH ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2062 of No 14 OTU, which crashed at Woolfax Lodge on the approach to land during a night flying practice.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery.

31 Mar

STEAN, KENNETH VICTOR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford, R5928 of No 15 SFTS, which crashed near Kidlington after hitting a tree at low level.  He was cremated at East Finchley Cemetery. and St Marylebone Crematorium.

31 Mar

HORIE, LAWRENCE RUSSELL

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford II, P6288 of No 2 SFTS, which collided with P1893 on the approach to Brize Norton.  He is buried in Black Bourton (or Burton Abbots) (St Mary) Churchyard.

31 Mar

STICKLAND, GEORGE NORMAN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford II, P1893 of No 2 SFTS, which collided with Oxford, P6288 on the approach to Brize Norton.  He is buried in Fawkham (St Mary) Churchyard.

31 Mar

SNOWBALL, JOHN HENRY

AC2

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

31 Mar

THORNE, REGINALD ANDREW

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Hereford.  He is buried in Stubbings (St James the Less) Churchyard.

31 Mar

MEGGITT, OTTO FOWLER

AC2

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

31 Mar

TURPIE, DAVID LIDDELL

LAC

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground

31 Mar

AIREY, WILLIAM GEORGE

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK and died at The Bath Club, London W1 but the cause is unknown.  He is buried in Liverpool (Alllerton) Cemetery.

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