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Casualties - 1 - 10 April 1941


1 Apr

PETTIGREW, A RN

Lt

Attached from No 826 Sqn FAA, he was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5423 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea near Benghazi during a reconnaissance sortie to the Tripoli area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

1 Apr

FERGUSON, MAXWELL STEWART

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5423 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea near Benghazi during a reconnaissance sortie to the Tripoli area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

1 Apr

TURNER, JOHN WILLIAM RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5423 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea near Benghazi during a reconnaissance sortie to the Tripoli area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

1 Apr

SMITH, SIDNEY

LAC

He was serving with No 70 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial. Cemetery.

1 Apr

BOEHM, DONOVAN GERHARD

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2382 of No 84 Sqn, which crashed near Athens for an unknown reason.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

1 Apr

JACKSON, HARRY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2382 of No 84 Sqn, which crashed near Athens for an unknown reason.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

1 Apr

LEE, KENNETH GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2382 of No 84 Sqn, which crashed near Athens for an unknown reason.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

1 Apr

LAMBOURNE, ROBERT GEORGE LESTER

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3129 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down near Brest.  He is buried in Lannilis Communal Cemetery.

1 Apr

RILEY, JACK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3129 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down near Brest.  He is buried in Lannilis Communal Cemetery.

1 Apr

SYKES, FRED HUGH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3129 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down near Brest.  He is buried in Lannilis Communal Cemetery.

1 Apr

BUTLER, PERCIVAL ERNEST

Sgt

He was seriously injured whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1229 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Mildenhall and later died from his injuries   He is buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

1 Apr

CHALLEN, ARTHUR HENRY

LAC

He was serving with No 152 Sqn, and was possibly killed during an air raid on RAF Warmwell.   He is buried in Broadway Church Cemetery.

1 Apr

LEONARD, KENNETH WILFRED

AC1

He was serving with No 152 Sqn, and was possibly killed during an air raid on RAF Warmwell.   He is buried in Warmwell (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

1 Apr

FAWCETT, DENIS GORDON

Sgt

He was serving with No 152 Sqn, and was possibly killed during an air raid on RAF Warmwell.   He is buried in Woodchurch (Holy Cross) Churchyard., Birkenhead

1 Apr

BLAKE, PETER HARDEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5764 of No 235 Sqn, which crashed on the beach and burst into flames at Hunstanston when it stalled off a steep turn.  He is buried in Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard.

1 Apr

CURRY, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5764 of No 235 Sqn, which crashed on the beach and burst into flames at Hunstanston when it stalled off a steep turn.  He is buried in Hexham Cemetery.

1 Apr

CROOKS, DAVID ALEXANDER CUMMINGS DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Whirlwind I P6989 of No 263 Sqn, which was shot down off the Lizard by a Do 215.  He is buried in Illogan (St Illogan) Churchyard.

1 Apr

PENLINGTON, JOSEPH FRANCIS

AC1

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 919 Sqn, his death being registered in Chester.  He is buried in Chester (Overleigh) Cemetery.

1 Apr

CALVERT, VICTOR DELANCEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5807 of No 2 (C) OTU, which crashed near Driffield after control was lost during a turn at night.  He is buried in Hornsea Cemetery.

1 Apr

MOREY, WILLIAM HUGH PATRICK

LAC

He was possibly killed during an air raid on RAF Warmwell    He is buried in Bridport Cemetery.

1 Apr

DALE, ARTHUR PHILLIPS

AC1

He was possibly killed during an air raid on RAF Warmwell    He is buried in Northampton (Kingsthorpe) Cemetery.

1 Apr

HIPKIN, GEOFFREY MAURICE CAMPBELL

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed during an air raid on RAF Warmwell    He is buried in Warmwell (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

1 Apr

BLAKE, RONALD

AC2

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

1 Apr

BRYANT, TREVOR JOHN

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in East Glamorgan.  He is buried in Aberdare Cemetery, Glamorganshire

1 Apr

BLEASDALE, GEORGE JOHN

Cpl

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Poole?.  He is buried in Nantwich (All Saints) Church Cemetery.

1 Apr

THOMPSON, ALLAN

AC2

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

2 Apr

JAGGER, HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in a Blenheim IV of No 21 Sqn, which was damaged by flak but managed to return to Watton.   He is buried in Dunstable Cemetery.

2 Apr

BRIGGS, MICHAEL FEATHERSTONE

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P8049 of No 41 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Richmond, Yorkshire on emerging from cloud.  He is buried in Cookham Parish Cemetery.

2 Apr

FORD, ALAN ARTHUR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5818 UX-P of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without trace on an anti-shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Apr

HAYNES, WILLIAM CLIFFORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5818 UX-P of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without trace on an anti-shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Apr

LEE, ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5818 UX-P of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without trace on an anti-shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Apr

TAIT, JOHN LAWRENCE

Plt Off

He was serving with No 82 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained, his death was registered in Wayland.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

2 Apr

WINTHROP, GEORGE WILLIAM

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 925 Sqn, when the motorcycle he was riding was in collision with a civilian lorry and is buried in Kendal (Parkside) Cemetery.

2 Apr

SPARROW, ALAN WILLIAM IRISON

AC2

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

2 Apr

VEITCH, JOHN GEORGE

AC2

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

2 Apr

HASSETT, HONOR WAAF

ACW2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Poole.  He is buried in Stockton-on-Tess (Durham Road) Cemetery.

3 Apr

ROBERTS, DAVID FRANCIS

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, X7541 of No 25 Sqn, which crashed in Burghley Park on the approach to Wittering.  He is buried in Wittering (All Saints) Churchyard.

3 Apr

MAXWELL, HAROLD IAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X7541 of No 25 Sqn, which crashed in Burghley Park on the approach to Wittering.  He is buried in Bromley Hill Cemetery.

3 Apr

BRINDLEY, WILLIAM NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4299 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by Hurricane, V6960 of No 87 Sqn near Sturminster Newton in Dorset.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

3 Apr

KENNEDY, ALAN LEIGH

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4947 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed in the circuit at Waddington on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery.

3 Apr

GODFREY, WILLIAM EDGAR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4947 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed in the circuit at Waddington on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Waddington (St Michael) Churchyard.

3 Apr

WICKS, PHILLIP CHARLES LIVESEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4947 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed in the circuit at Waddington on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Waddington (St Michael) Churchyard.

3 Apr

KYLE, KENNETH GEORGE WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4947 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed in the circuit at Waddington on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Wellingborough (Doddington Road) Cemetery.

3 Apr

ADDENBROOKE, DEREK

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3552 of No 101 Sqn, which lost without a trace on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Apr

BLOMELEY, ERIC EDWIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3552 of No 101 Sqn, which lost without a trace on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Apr

FENTON, WILLIAM JOHNSTON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3552 of No 101 Sqn, which lost without a trace on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Apr

BURROWS, PETER IAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2439 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed and explode near Dorchester on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Cheadle and Gatley Cemetery.

3 Apr

PERRY, HUGH RAYMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2439 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed and explode near Dorchester on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Mundsley (All Saints) Churchyard.

3 Apr

BIRDSELL, GEORGE BENJAMIN HOLT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2439 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed and explode near Dorchester on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Warmwell (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

3 Apr

SCOTT, JACK

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P7780 of No 222 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Southborough in Norfolk.  He is buried in Hull Eastern Cemetery.

3 Apr

TAMBLYN, HUGH NORMAN DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIA, Z2692 of No 242 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 off the Norfolk coast.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery.

3 Apr

NORGATE, CHARLES WILLIAM AuxAF

LAC

He was serving with No 943 Sqn, and died in  hospital at Ilkley, cause unknown.  He was cremated at Hull Crematorium.

3 Apr

CLARK, HORACE ALEXANDER

AC1

He was serving in the Chester area and died from an accidental gunshot wound to the stomach.  He is buried in Enfield (Hertford Road) Cemetery.

3 Apr

TOMPKINS, VICTOR ALBERT

Cpl

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Poole.  He is buried in Warmwell (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

4 Apr

MANSEL-LEWIS, JOHN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6667 of No 27 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Singapore.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

4 Apr

BEAMAN, DENIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6667 of No 27 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

4 Apr

HACKETT, CHARLES DESMOND

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6667 of No 27 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

4 Apr

HENDERSON, AUBREY BERNARD ALLAN

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Martin 167 F, AX689 of No 39 Sqn, which spun into the ground on the approach to Heliopolis.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial. Cemetery.

4 Apr

ROWAN, JAMES

Cpl

He was probably killed whilst flying in Martin 167 F, AX689 of No 39 Sqn, which spun into the ground on the approach to Heliopolis.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial. Cemetery.

4 Apr

SMITH, RICHARD ELMHURST HAWKER

LAC

He was probably killed whilst flying in Martin 167 F, AX689 of No 39 Sqn, which spun into the ground on the approach to Heliopolis.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial. Cemetery.

4 Apr

WILLIS, DONALD FREDERICK JOHN

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Martin 167 F, AX689 of No 39 Sqn, which spun into the ground on the approach to Heliopolis.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial. Cemetery.

4 Apr

CALVERT, CECIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6556 MH-Q of No 51 Sqn, which crashed in France on its return from a raid to Brest.  He is buried in Trebeurden Communal Cemetery.

4 Apr

FARMER, DANIEL GILFILLAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6556 MH-Q of No 51 Sqn, which crashed in France on its return from a raid to Brest.  He is buried in Trebeurden Communal Cemetery.

4 Apr

HARRINGTON, JAMES

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6556 MH-Q of No 51 Sqn, which crashed in France on its return from a raid to Brest.  He is buried in Trebeurden Communal Cemetery.

4 Apr

KNIGHTON, THOMAS HALFORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6556 MH-Q of No 51 Sqn, which crashed in France on its return from a raid to Brest.  He is buried in Trebeurden Communal Cemetery.

4 Apr

PURDON, JOHN KIRKWOOD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6556 MH-Q of No 51 Sqn, which crashed in France on its return from a raid to Brest.  He is buried in Trebeurden Communal Cemetery.

4 Apr

DOWLING, HAROLD JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6583 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed whilst circling Tangmere on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery.

4 Apr

BUSSY, GEOFFREY MOIR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6583 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed whilst circling Tangmere on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in or was cremated at  West Norwood Cemetery. and Crematorium

4 Apr

RAWKINS, WILLLAM GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6583 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed whilst circling Tangmere on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in South Ealing Cemetery.

4 Apr

ROBINSON, JOHN JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I P3661 of No 79 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Linley Head, Pembrokeshire during a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Apr

FARNS, ALBERT VICTOR MESSAGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV L9270 UX-X of No 82 Sqn, which lost without trace during an anti-shipping sortie off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Apr

FOX, WILLIAM WATSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV L9270 UX-X of No 82 Sqn, which lost without trace during an anti-shipping sortie off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Apr

GEER, NORMAN AUGUSTUS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV L9270 UX-X of No 82 Sqn, which lost without trace during an anti-shipping sortie off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Apr

EDEN, LESLIE RALPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD748 OL-M of No 83 Sqn, which crashed into high ground on Dartmoor on its return from a Gardening sortie to La Rochelle.  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery.

4 Apr

MURRAY, ALAN MITCHEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD748 OL-M of No 83 Sqn, which crashed into high ground on Dartmoor on its return from a Gardening sortie to La Rochelle.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

4 Apr

EVANS, LESLIE RICHARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD748 OL-M of No 83 Sqn, which crashed into high ground on Dartmoor on its return from a Gardening sortie to La Rochelle.  He is buried in Scampton (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

4 Apr

THOMPSON, REGINALD PERRONET CAMPBELL

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD748 OL-M of No 83 Sqn, which crashed into high ground on Dartmoor on its return from a Gardening sortie to La Rochelle.  He is buried in Sunningwell (St Leonard) Churchyard.

4 Apr

ALLANSON, GEORGE

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD738 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Brest.  He is buried in St Renan Churchyard.

4 Apr

BROWN, WALTER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD738 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Brest.  He is buried in St Renan Churchyard.

4 Apr

HOLMAN, EDWARD J.

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD738 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Brest.  He is buried in St Renan Churchyard.

4 Apr

POLGLASE, PATRICK JULYAN

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD738 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Brest.  He is buried in St Renan Churchyard.

4 Apr

SHERMAN, JOHN STEPHEN CHRISTOPHER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1470 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder near Kings Lyn on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Bentley Common (St Paul) Churchyard.

4 Apr

THOMPSON, CONSTANTINOS MARIOS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1470 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder near Kings Lyn on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

4 Apr

CHARD, HUMPHREY YULE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1470 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder near Kings Lyn on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Marham (Holy Trinity)

4 Apr

BARNETT, STEWART SIDNEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1470 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder near Kings Lyn on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Marham (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

4 Apr

KEETLEY, ERIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1470 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 intruder near Kings Lyn on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Apr

PLEDGER, GEOFFREY FRANK COLMAN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, T3913 of No 141 Sqn, which crashed at Little Hermitage, near Gravesend in Kent whilst approaching to land.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery.

4 Apr

WILLIAMS, DENNIS CONON

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Defiant I, T3913 of No 141 Sqn, which crashed at Little Hermitage, near Gravesend in Kent whilst approaching to land.  He was cremated at Birmingham (Perry Bar) Crematorium.

4 Apr

GAULT, WILLIAM FRANCIS ERNEST

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V7678 of No 245 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Carrickfergus in County Antrim.  He is buried in Bangor Cemetery.

4 Apr

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM RAYMOND

AC1

He was serving with No 105 MU, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

4 Apr

WESLEY, DAVID MILLIS

LAC

He was serving at Ottawa, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Brandon Cemetery, Manitoba

4 Apr

FEAR, DENNIS

AC1

He died on active service whilst attached to the Fleet Air Arm and his death was registered in Southend.  He is buried in Eastwood (St Laurence and All Saints) Churchyard.

5 Apr

CHEESMAN, RONALD FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD753 of No 50 Sqn, which dived into the sea near the Scilly Isles on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Apr

MACROSSAN, HUGH MURTAGH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD753 of No 50 Sqn, which dived into the sea near the Scilly Isles on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Apr

MATTHEWS, JOHN HENRY AuxAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD753 of No 50 Sqn, which dived into the sea near the Scilly Isles on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Apr

WORTHINGTON, FREDERICK RICHARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD753 of No 50 Sqn, which dived into the sea near the Scilly Isles on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Apr

HICKFORD, EDWARD CHARLES (TED)

AC2

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 504 Sqn, his death being registered in Devon Central.  He is buried in Countesthorpe Cemetery.

5 Apr

PARR, LESLIE

LAC

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 504 Sqn, his death being registered in Devon Central.  He is buried in Nottingham Church Cemetery.

5 Apr

FARNHILL, GEOFFREY

Wg Cdr

He was serving at the Aircraft Depot, FE and was possibly killed when the MV Buffalo struck a mine and sank off Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

5 Apr

BRYANT, GEORGE PERCY FITZGERALD

Sgt

He was serving at the Far East Aircraft Depot and was possibly killed when the MV Buffalo struck a mine and sank off Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

5 Apr

DAVIS, ARNOLD PERCY

Cpl

He was serving at the Far East Aircraft Depot and was possibly killed when the MV Buffalo struck a mine and sank off Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

5 Apr

WIGGIN, WILLIAM ARTHUR

Flt Sgt

He was serving at the Far East Aircraft Depot and was possibly killed when the MV Buffalo struck a mine and sank off Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

5 Apr

PRITCHARD, THOMAS JAMES

Fg Off

He was serving at the Far East Aircraft Depot? and was possibly killed when the MV Buffalo struck a mine and sank off Singapore.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

5 Apr

MARTLEW, LESLIE

AC1

He was serving at the Far East Aircraft Depot? and was possibly killed when the MV Buffalo struck a mine and sank off Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

5 Apr

McKIE, JAMES

Cpl

He was serving at the Far East Aircraft Depot? and was possibly killed when the MV Buffalo struck a mine and sank off Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

5 Apr

MORGAN, FREDERICK

AC2

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

5 Apr

McCLEMENTS, DAVID

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Liverpool North.  He is buried in Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery.

5 Apr

GARNETT, ELSIE WAAF

ACW2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Manchester.  He is buried in Salford (Weaste) Cemetery.

5 Apr

PITT, A J

AC2

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

5 Apr

DORAN, ALBERT

AC2

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

6 Apr

McCOSH, HARGRAVE

Plt Off

He was severely wounded whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2703 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Bremen on 31 Mar 1941.  He died from his wounds and is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

6 Apr

CAMPBELL, KENNETH VC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, N1016 OA-X of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on the Gneisanau in Brest Harbour.  He was awarded the VC for his gallantry in carrying out his attack.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

6 Apr

HILLMAN, RALPH WALTER

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1016 OA-X of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on the Gneisanau in Brest Harbour.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

6 Apr

MULLISS, WILLIAM CECIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1016 OA-X of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on the Gneisanau in Brest Harbour.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

6 Apr

SCOTT, JAMES PHILIP RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1016 OA-X of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on the Gneisanau in Brest Harbour.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

6 Apr

CREE, ROBERT EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1147 OA-V of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s during a shipping strike near the Ile de Batz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Apr

FAILL, JOHN ALFRED

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1147 OA-V of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s during a shipping strike near the Ile de Batz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Apr

MITCHELL, WILFRED CRICHTON PHILP

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1147 OA-V of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s during a shipping strike near the Ile de Batz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Apr

HICKS, ROBERT LESLIE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, N1147 of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s during a shipping strike near the Ile de Batz.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery.

6 Apr

FITZPATRICK, RONALD AuxAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V5962 TR-J of No 59 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down off the Brittany coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Apr

LISHMAN, MAURICE WALTER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V5962 TR-J of No 59 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down off the Brittany coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Apr

MARTIN, ARNOLD WALTER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V5962 TR-J of No 59 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down off the Brittany coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Apr

FOSTER, WILLIAM ANTHONY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2899 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Apr

HOLLINGSHEAD, MARCUS ANTHONY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2899 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Apr

JACKSON, ANTHONY EYRE DFM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2899 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Apr

PHILLIPS, ANTHONY FRANK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2899 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Apr

CAMERON, WAVERLEY EDWARD

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6023 OM-K of No 107 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst low flying.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Apr

HOWLETT, WILLIAM JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6023 OM-K of No 107 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst low flying.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Apr

SPATCHETT, JOHN HENRY

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6023 OM-K of No 107 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst low flying.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Apr

BREWSTER, JOHN AuxAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying one of two Spitfires, X4822 and X4826, of No 118 Sqn, which collided near Chippenham.  He is buried in Stanton St Quintin (St Giles) Churchyard Extension

6 Apr

WILLIAMS, HAROLD ALFRED

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying one of two Spitfires, X4822 and X4826, of No 118 Sqn, which collided near Chippenham.  He is buried in Stanton St Quintin (St Giles) Churchyard Extension

6 Apr

MANLEY, SIDNEY

Sgt

He was serving with No 252 Wing, 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.

6 Apr

BLAKE, GEFFOREY ALAN STANFORD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master, T8569 of No 5 SFTS, which crashed into a hanger during a night take off from Ternhill.  He is buried in Stoke-upon-Tern (St Peter) Church Cemetery.

6 Apr

BEST, ARTHUR ERNEST

AC1

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Downham.  He is buried in Exeter (Exwixk or St Thomas) Cemetery.

6 Apr

PRICE, RALPH H.

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Ruthin.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

7 Apr

RILEY, JACK

AC1

He was serving with No 6 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

7 Apr

KINSEY, PETER MEREDITH DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2398 PZ-E of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort mission.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Apr

NICHOLSON, EDWARD LYMAN ELLIOT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2398 PZ-E of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort mission.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Apr

STONE, HERBERT ANTHONY LEICESTER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2398 PZ-E of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort mission.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Apr

CHIPP, HENRY THOMAS WILLIAM

Sgt

He was serving with No 55 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

7 Apr

MILLIST, KENNETH MILTON DFC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying a Hurricane of No 73 Sqn, which was lost on a ground strafing mission to the Mechili area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

7 Apr

BENNETT, ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9386 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters on a raid to Hoogovens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Apr

LABAN, ERNEST WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9386 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters on a raid to Hoogovens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Apr

PIERCE, ERIC ROBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9386 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters on a raid to Hoogovens.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Apr

WYNN, RICHARD EDWARD NEY ELIAS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane II Z2663 of No 249 Sqn, which crashed at Ongar in Essex on its return from a convoy patrol.  He is buried in North Weald Bassett (St Andrew) Churchyard.

7 Apr

KESTLER, OLDRICH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIA, Z2318 of No 605 Sqn, which collided with a Spitfire and crashed near Ternhill.  He is buried in Market Drayton Cemetery.

7 Apr

TAYLOR, MURDOCK

Cpl

He was serving with No 612 Sqn and was found drowned in the Thames near Wandsworth Bridge, his body had been in the water for up to three weeks.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

7 Apr

BEACH, HAROLD LAGOR RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5203 of No 1 CACF, which crashed on take-off from Detling.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent

7 Apr

PRYER, ROBERT JOHN

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5203 of No 1 CACF, which crashed on take-off from Detling.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent

7 Apr

BLAKE, CYRIL HOWARD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5203 of No 1 CACF, which crashed on take-off from Detling.  He is buried in Otham (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

7 Apr

ALLEN, KEITH RUTHVEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2818 of No 3 Group Training Flt, which crashed into high ground near Ras El Akba in Algeria as it descended  out of cloud on a delivery flight to Malta.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

7 Apr

FAIRLAMB, ROBERT WHYMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2818 of No 3 Group Training Flt, which crashed into high ground near Ras El Akba in Algeria as it descended  out of cloud on a delivery flight to Malta.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

7 Apr

KIMBERLEY, GILBERT THEODORE RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2818 of No 3 Group Training Flt, which crashed into high ground near Ras El Akba in Algeria as it descended  out of cloud on a delivery flight to Malta.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

7 Apr

McCRACKEN, ROBERT CAMERON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2818 of No 3 Group Training Flt, which crashed into high ground near Ras El Akba in Algeria as it descended  out of cloud on a delivery flight to Malta.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

7 Apr

WATTS, WALTER ALEXANDER RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2818 of No 3 Group Training Flt, which crashed into high ground near Ras El Akba in Algeria as it descended  out of cloud on a delivery flight to Malta.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

7 Apr

WILLIAMS, HERBERT LLEWELLYN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2818 of No 3 Group Training Flt, which crashed into high ground near Ras El Akba in Algeria as it descended  out of cloud on a delivery flight to Malta.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

7 Apr

McKENZIE, GORDON ANDREW

Sgt

He was serving with No 55 OTU, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Apr

BAIRD, FRANCIS NAIRN

Fg Off

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 Cairo War Memorial. Cemetery.

7 Apr

CORNELIUS-WHEELER, JOHN ARTHUR GEORGE

Plt Off

He was serving with No 2 School of Army Co-operation, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Andover Cemetery.

7 Apr

STORRY, ROBERT HENRY

AC2

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

7 Apr

GIBBS, WILLIAM THOMAS

AC2

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

7 Apr

MARTINEC, JOSEF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIB, P8315 of No 24 MU, which collided with Hurricane IIA, Z2318 of no 605 Sqn in the circuit at Ternhill.  He is buried in Market Drayton Cemetery.

8 Apr

PURROTT, LESLIE KENNETH

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 Phaleron War Cemetery.

8 Apr

DAWSON, CHARLES HENRY

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, L4339 of No 38 Sqn, which   He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

8 Apr

BENFIEL, NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1007 BL-L of No 40 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

8 Apr

BUNDOCK, LEONARD ERNEST ERIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1007 BL-L of No 40 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

8 Apr

CRANE, JOHN STEWART

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1007 BL-L of No 40 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

8 Apr

GAMBLE, THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1007 BL-L of No 40 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

8 Apr

SHARKEY, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1007 BL-L of No 40 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

8 Apr

SHERRATT, FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1007 BL-L of No 40 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

8 Apr

CURLEY, JOSEPH GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD899 of No 44 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off Calais.  He is buried in Phien-les-Guines Communal Cemetery.

8 Apr

LAVERACK, EDWARD TOWNLEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD899 of No 44 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off Calais.  He is buried in Phien-les-Guines Communal Cemetery.

8 Apr

ASHURST, FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD899 of No 44 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off Calais.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines War Cemetery.

8 Apr

CAMPBELL, KENNETH STEVENSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD899 of No 44 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off Calais.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines War Cemetery.

8 Apr

BROWNING, RONALD SACHEVERELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2381 of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance mission to Benghazi.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

8 Apr

COOK, EDWARD JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2381 of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance mission to Benghazi.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

8 Apr

VIGNAUX, ERNEST PATRICK CONROY

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2381 of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance mission to Benghazi.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

8 Apr

CARRAPIETT, RONALD MCCOY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4145 GE-P of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fight on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Groningen (Esserveld) General Cemetery.

8 Apr

JONES, CECIL FRANK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4145 GE-P of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fight on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Groningen (Esserveld) General Cemetery.

8 Apr

WHITE, ANTHONY JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4145 GE-P of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fight on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Groningen (Esserveld) General Cemetery.

8 Apr

WROATH, ARTHUR CLIFFORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4145 GE-P of No 58 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fight on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Groningen (Esserveld) General Cemetery.

8 Apr

CHIPPERFIELD, GORDON FREDERICK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD827 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

8 Apr

DONNELLY, JOHN GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD827 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

8 Apr

GLENNIE, DONALD GORDON

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD827 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

8 Apr

THOMAS, CLAUDE PERCIVAL AuxAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD827 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

8 Apr

COLE, FRANCIS CHARLES

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6468 of No 102 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Apr

CRAVEN, WALTER EDWARD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6468 of No 102 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Apr

DERBYSHIRE, JOHN

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6468 of No 102 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Apr

MARTIN, HAROLD RAYMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6468 of No 102 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Apr

SMITH, ROBERT CYRIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6468 of No 102 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Apr

CHATFIELD, RONALD ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1380 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Apr

EASTON, HERBERT ROBINSON RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1380 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Apr

MANSON, KENNETH RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1380 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Apr

MERCER, CECIL HARRY REUBEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1380 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Apr

PLUMMER, ROYLANCE CLAUDE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1380 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Apr

WILLIAMS, RUSSELL ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1380 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Apr

ALLEN, JOHN HERBERT RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7159 of No 232 Sqn, which crashed whilst landing and night at Montrose following a convoy patrol.   He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

8 Apr

WOOD, ALBERT DOUGLAS RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3424 of No 256 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Squires Gate.  He is buried in Lytham St Anne's (Park) Cemetery.

8 Apr

CUNNINGHAM, JOHN DENIS HAROLD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3424 of No 256 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Squires Gate.  He is buried in Ramsgate and St Lawrence Cemetery.

8 Apr

HOLBOROW, ROBERT JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2092 of No 14 OTU, which was possibly shot down by an enemy intruder during a night flying practice flight.  He is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

8 Apr

COCHRANE, WILLIAM ERNEST

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2092 of No 14 OTU, which was possibly shot down by an enemy intruder during a night flying practice flight.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension

8 Apr

CUNNINGHAM, WALBEY JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2092 of No 14 OTU, which was possibly shot down by an enemy intruder during a night flying practice flight.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension

8 Apr

GORRIE, DAVID GEORGE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V3879 of No 2 SFTS, which collided with Oxford N6421 and crashed near Brize Norton  He is buried in Brechin Cemetery.

8 Apr

MORRIS, JOHN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V3879 of No 2 SFTS, which collided with Oxford N6421 and crashed near Brize Norton  He is buried in Chislehurst Cemetery.

8 Apr

DAWSON, HENRY

Sgt

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Andover.  He is buried in Lever Bridge (St Stephen and All Martyrs) Churchyard.

8 Apr

GRAHAM, THOMAS RITCHIE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T5691 of No 7 EFTS, which he abandoned near Newtown Linford, Leicestershire but did not survive  He was cremated at Glasgow Crematorium.

8 Apr

BENNETT, JOHN SAMUEL

LAC

He was serving with No 55 OTU and was last seen alive the previous day.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery.

8 Apr

SAVAGE, JOSEPH WARDLE

LAC

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7221 of No 4 EFTS, which collided with Tiger Moth BB741 near Brough.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery.

8 Apr

BALLANTYNE, JAMES SHEARER WOOD

AC2

He was serving in the Hull area when he died as the result of enemy action.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery.

8 Apr

NESBITT, RAYMOND

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Northumberland Central.  He is buried in Bishop Auckland (Escomb) Cemetery.

9 Apr

JUPP, ANTHONY CHARLES

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6011 of No 7 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

9 Apr

OSTERFIELD, WILLIAM EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6011 of No 7 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

9 Apr

PIKE, VICTOR FERNLEY BAKER DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6011 of No 7 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

9 Apr

SMITH, GORDON PERCY CARVER

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6011 of No 7 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

9 Apr

SUMNER, CLIFFORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6011 of No 7 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

9 Apr

WHITBY, ALAN JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6011 of No 7 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

9 Apr

ANDERSON, JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2473 WS-M of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Nordhorn on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

9 Apr

FISHER, JOHN NORMAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2473 WS-M of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Nordhorn on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

9 Apr

PARRIS, CYRIL BRUCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2473 WS-M of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Nordhorn on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

9 Apr

RENDLE, RICHARD CARDEW

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2473 WS-M of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Nordhorn on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

9 Apr

SHARP, GEORGE GUY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2473 WS-M of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Nordhorn on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

9 Apr

STRICKLAND, WALTER PATRICK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2473 WS-M of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Nordhorn on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

9 Apr

PEARCE, LEONARD HILARY BORLASE

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane, V7610 of No 46 Sqn, which crashed near Church Fenton.  He is buried in Kirkby Wharfe (St John the Baptist) Churchyard Extension

9 Apr

WALKER, HENRY HILTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5862 PZ-Y of No 53 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after take off as a result of the tail trim being incorrectly set.  He is buried in Chigwell (St Mary the Less) Churchyard.

9 Apr

FABIAN, EDWARD ALBERT JAMES (SONNY)

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5862 PZ-Y of No 53 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after take off as a result of the tail trim being incorrectly set.  He is buried in St Eval Churchyard.

9 Apr

ANDERSON, IAN FRANCIS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5862 PZ-Y of No 53 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after take off as a result of the tail trim being incorrectly set.  He is buried in Wokingham (All Saints) Churchyard.

9 Apr

FELMAN, SIDNEY

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1437 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Vegesack.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

9 Apr

CADDICK, JOHN EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1437 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Vegesack.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

9 Apr

DAY, DONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1437 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Vegesack.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

9 Apr

TERRY, SOLOMON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1437 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Vegesack.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

9 Apr

ROWDEN, JOHN HAMPTON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P7784 of No 64 Sqn, which crashed in France following an attack by a Bf 109 whilst on a Rhubarb.  He is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

9 Apr

ELSWORTH, JOHN PYOTT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying a Hurricane of No 73 Sqn, which filed to return from a ground attack mission to Mechili.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

9 Apr

FRANKLIN, MICHAEL HILTON

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6148 BX-G of No 86 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by an enemy fighter over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Apr

JONES, EDGAR STEWART

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6148 BX-G of No 86 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by an enemy fighter over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Apr

SLOANE, FRANK CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6148 BX-G of No 86 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by an enemy fighter over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Apr

BROWN, GORDON WILFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1440 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer on its return from a raid on Vegesack.  He is buried in Harderwijk General Cemetery.

9 Apr

FAIRHURST, THOMAS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1440 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer on its return from a raid on Vegesack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Apr

HALL, CHARLES WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1440 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer on its return from a raid on Vegesack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Apr

MOORE, WILLIAM ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1440 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer on its return from a raid on Vegesack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Apr

WALDRON, WILBUR LLOYD RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1440 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer on its return from a raid on Vegesack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Apr

WANSBROUGH, HOWARD VIVIAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1440 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer on its return from a raid on Vegesack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Apr

CRAMP, PHILIP

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2952, H of No 148 Sqn, which was ditched in the Mediterranean on a ferry flight from Egypt to Malta.  He is buried in Malta Memorial.

9 Apr

ADAMS, HERBERT PHILLIP

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2952, H of No 148 Sqn, which was ditched in the Mediterranean on a ferry flight from Egypt to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

9 Apr

CLIFTON, KENNETH WELBY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2952, H of No 148 Sqn, which was ditched in the Mediterranean on a ferry flight from Egypt to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

9 Apr

McNAMARA, JOSEPH LEWIS RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2952, H of No 148 Sqn, which was ditched in the Mediterranean on a ferry flight from Egypt to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

9 Apr

MOODY, HENRY LOUIS DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2952, H of No 148 Sqn, which was ditched in the Mediterranean on a ferry flight from Egypt to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

9 Apr

SELLORS, JOSEPH EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2952, H of No 148 Sqn, which was ditched in the Mediterranean on a ferry flight from Egypt to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

9 Apr

COSTER, ALFRED GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3167 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

9 Apr

GRAHAM, JOHN ALASTAIR RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3167 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

9 Apr

JAGO, JOHN BARKER CHURCHILL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3167 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

9 Apr

ROSE, ALBERT WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3167 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

9 Apr

JARRETT, FRANK MAITLAND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3167 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Apr

MERTENS, PETER ERIC MONTAGUE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3167 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Apr

BROWN, RICHARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2542 of No 214 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

9 Apr

CATTELL, JAMES CLARK RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2542 of No 214 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

9 Apr

CUSWORTH, JOHN PHILIP

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2542 of No 214 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

9 Apr

HITCHCOCK, CORNELIUS MATTHEW FLINDERS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2542 of No 214 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

9 Apr

McHARDY, ALEXANDER JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2542 of No 214 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

9 Apr

ROWLAND, DOUGLAS CYRIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2542 of No 214 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

9 Apr

GIBSON, CLAUDE GALLIARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf N3609 QY-H of No 254 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 off the coast of Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Apr

PARRY, JOHN ALFRED

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf N3609 QY-H of No 254 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 off the coast of Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Apr

WEST, ROBERT KENDRICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVf N3609 QY-H of No 254 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 off the coast of Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Apr

SHAW, JOHN

AC2

He was serving with No 916 Sqn and was probably killed in an air raid on Coventry.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

9 Apr

ROBINSON, CYRIL THOMAS

AC1

He was serving with No 916 Sqn and was probably killed in an air raid on Coventry.  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery.

9 Apr

BLAKE, ARTHUR WILFRED

AC1

He was serving with No 916 Sqn and was probably killed in an air raid on Coventry.  He is buried in Burcombe (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

9 Apr

PRICE, ARTHUR LESLIE

AC1

He was serving with No 916 Sqn and was probably killed in an air raid on Coventry.  He is buried in Hereford Cemetery.

9 Apr

SLADE, ALFRED GEORGE

LAC

He was serving with No 916 Sqn and was probably killed in an air raid on Coventry.  He is buried in Solihull Cemetery.

9 Apr

SAVIN, THOMAS ROBERT

Sgt

He was serving in the UK, possibly at Brize Norton and may have drowned which also claimed the life of WO Gowland.  He is buried in Liverpool (Alllerton) Cemetery.

9 Apr

GOWLAND, ROBERT

WO

He was serving in the UK, possibly at Brize Norton and drowned whilst trying to rescue a comrade, possibly Sgt Savin.  He is buried in Washington Cemetery.

9 Apr

SMITH, LESLIE HEATH

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Magister L8085 of No 5 EFTS, which spun into the ground near Leigh in Shropshire.  He is buried in Brentwood (London Road) Cemetery.

9 Apr

BURTON, ROBERT RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, N3250 of No 57 OTU, which hit a tree whilst attempting a forced landing near Tattenhall in Cheshire, following an engine failure.  He is buried in Hawarden (St Deiniol) Churchyard.

9 Apr

WOOLGAR, JOSEPH

LAC

He was possibly killed during an enemy raid on RAF Tangmere.  He is buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery.

9 Apr

NEWELL, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was possibly killed during an enemy raid on RAF Tangmere.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery.

9 Apr

HILL, HERBERT ARTHUR JOHN ERNEST ROY

LAC

He was possibly killed during an enemy raid on RAF Tangmere.  He is buried in Minster-in-Sheppey (SS Mary and Sexburga) New Churchyard.

9 Apr

BENNETT, JOHN THOMAS

AC2

He was possibly killed during an enemy raid on RAF Tangmere.  He is buried in Nuthurst (St Thomas) Churchyard, Tamworth.

9 Apr

HEMLEY, JOSEPH SIDNEY

AC1

He was possibly killed during an enemy raid on RAF Tangmere.  He is buried in Ratcliffe-on-the-Wreak (St Boltolph) Churchyard.

9 Apr

REYNOLDS, LEONARD JOSEPH

AC1

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

9 Apr

O'DONOVAN, EDWARD MICHAEL JOHN

AC1

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

9 Apr

BROAD, EDWIN CHARLES WILLIAM

Flt Sgt

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.

9 Apr

BECKETT, GEORGE WILLIAM

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Coventry.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

9 Apr

BOWLES, IRVINE DOUGLAS

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Wells.  He is buried in Compton Dundon (St Andrew) Churchyard Extension

9 Apr

WEBB, ALFRED ERNEST

LAC

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

10 Apr

BISHOP, GEORGE HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5375 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

10 Apr

McDOUGALL, DUNCAN

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5375 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

10 Apr

BOND, JOHN CREWDSON ASHTON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5375 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

10 Apr

MARSHALL, HAROLD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5375 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Harderwijk General Cemetery.

10 Apr

BLACKDEN, VYVIAN QUENTERY

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5375 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery.

10 Apr

BROUGHTON, JOHN DU VERNET

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5375 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery.

10 Apr

BREWER, HORACE CHARLES JACK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF, L8616 'M' of No 23 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst on an intruder sortie.  He is buried in Avelin (Ennetieres) Communal Cemetery.

10 Apr

NICHOLLS, THOMAS GEORGE FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF, L8616 'M' of No 23 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst on an intruder sortie.  He is buried in Avelin (Ennetieres) Communal Cemetery.

10 Apr

SIMPSON, GEORGE ARTHUR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IF, L8616 'M' of No 23 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst on an intruder sortie.  He is buried in Avelin (Ennetieres) Communal Cemetery.

10 Apr

CASSEY, SIDNEY REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD789 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

10 Apr

RATCLIFFE, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD789 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

10 Apr

ROYAL, RICHARD ALBERT

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD789 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

10 Apr

POWELL, DAVID EVAN FRANK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD828 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

10 Apr

CAMPBELL, JOHN JAMES (971123)

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD830 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed into house near Leicester during a training sortie.  He is buried in Hatfield (Woodhouse) Cemetery.

10 Apr

CARN, LESLIE ALBERT

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD830 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed into house near Leicester during a training sortie.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery.

10 Apr

CHESTERS, PETER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7854 of No 74 Sqn, which crashed at Manston whilst executing a 'Victory Roll'.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery.

10 Apr

GADSBY, JOHN WILFRED

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3569 UX-T of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without trace on an anti-shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Apr

IRVING, JOHN MAURICE

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3569 UX-T of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without trace on an anti-shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Apr

MACILWRAITH, JOHN GARDNER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3569 UX-T of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without trace on an anti-shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Apr

CAMERON, JOHN GLEN

Sgt

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 82 Sqn, his death being registered in Wayland.  He is buried in Paisley (Woodside) Cemetery.

10 Apr

BOYALL, JOHN FRED REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I X3153 ZN- of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

10 Apr

SKENE, DONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I X3153 ZN- of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

10 Apr

BUTLER, ERIC JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3148 ZN-E of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

10 Apr

SPENCER, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3148 ZN-E of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

10 Apr

WRIGHT, JOHN THOMPSON AuxAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3148 ZN-E of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

10 Apr

HAMILTON, ROBERT JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3066 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

10 Apr

HOWELL, JACK DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3066 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

10 Apr

KERR, NOEL JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3066 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

10 Apr

WICKENS, ARTHUR RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3066 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

10 Apr

UHRIG, ROBERT JAMES RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1181 OJ-W of No 149 Sqn, which collided with trees as it took off from Mildenhall on a training sortie.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard.

10 Apr

MOSELEY, JOHN KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1181 OJ-W of No 149 Sqn, which collided with trees as it took off from Mildenhall on a training sortie.  He is buried in Scarborough (Manor Road) Cemetery.

10 Apr

FAULKNER, FRANCIS KENNETH

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 200 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

10 Apr

ANDERSON, ROBERT EDWARD VENNING RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1442 HA-D of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a raid to Brest.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

10 Apr

BROWN, JOHN DONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1442 HA-D of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Apr

DABINETTE, TAHU WILLIAM RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1442 HA-D of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Apr

HENDERSON, DAVID FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1442 HA-D of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Apr

PLUMB, ARTHUR GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1442 HA-D of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Apr

SNODDON, GEORGE STEWARTSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1442 HA-D of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Apr

BROWN, PETER CAMPION

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1049 of No 221 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder during a night training flight.  He is buried in Grantham Cemetery.

10 Apr

OWEN, ELWYN REES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1049 of No 221 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder during a night training flight.  He is buried in Pembrey (St Illtyd) Churchyard.

10 Apr

BUTTERWORTH, FRANK HOWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1049 of No 221 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder during a night training flight.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery.

10 Apr

DZIUBEK, Jan Edward

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant, N3390 of No 307 Sqn, which spun into the ground on its return to Colerne from a radio test flight.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery.

10 Apr

FRYCHEL, Maksymilian

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant, N3390 of No 307 Sqn, which spun into the ground on its return to Colerne from a radio test flight.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery.

10 Apr

DAWBARN, ALEXANDER ANDREW MARSHALL

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIA, V7066 of No 312 Sqn, which was shot down off Aberdeen by the gunner in an enemy aircraft.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Apr

LOASBY, LAURENCE DAVID

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire P9307 of No 1 PRU, which was shot down on a reconnaissance sortie to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Apr

MANIFOULD, WILLIAM KENNETH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire P9396 of No 1 PRU, which was shot down on a reconnaissance sortie to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Apr

GRAHAM, JOSEPH DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3591 of No 17 OTU, which crashed following an engine failure during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery.

10 Apr

ROWLANDS, BERTRAM CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3591 of No 17 OTU, which crashed following an engine failure during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery.

10 Apr

TAIT, JOHN BROWN

AC2

He was seriously injured when Blenheim IV, V5519 of No 17 OTU, crashed onto the flare path at Upwood, on which he was working at the time.  He died later in the RAF Hospital Ely and is buried in Innerleithen Cemetery.

10 Apr

WELLS, SIDNEY MCLEOD

Sgt

He was seriously injured when Blenheim IV, V5519 of No 17 OTU, crashed onto the flare path at Upwood, on which he was working at the time.  He died in the ambulance on the way to RAF Hospital Ely and is buried in Bury Cemetery, Huntingdonshire.

10 Apr

HARTLEY, DENIS MICHAEL WHITTAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master, T8439 of No 5 SFTS, which collided with Master, T8827 of the same unit near Ternhill.  He is buried in Basildon (St Bartholomew) Churchyard.

10 Apr

CARR, JOHN TOPLIS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master, T8827 of No 5 SFTS, which collided with Master, T8439 of the same unit near Ternhill.  However, his aircraft came down in boggy ground and his body was not recovered until 1978 when he was buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

10 Apr

GAME, RONALD DESMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7611 of No 52 OTU, which dived into the ground near Watton.  He is buried in Shipdham Cemetery.

10 Apr

PRITCHARD, FRANCIS ALAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6643 of No 58 OTU, which failed to return from a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

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