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Casualties - 21 - 30 April 1941


21 Apr

FLOATE, HAROLD JAMES

AC2

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 5 Sqn, but the exact details of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

21 Apr

LLOYD, EDWARD MICHAEL

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying either, Hurricane I, W9148 or Z4035 of No 46 Sqn, which both crashed on this date.  He was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium.

21 Apr

HANMER, ROBERT BEAUMONT

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3119 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Houthulst Churchyard.

21 Apr

PHILLIPS, ERNEST STANLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3119 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Houthulst Churchyard.

21 Apr

RONNIE, JOHN ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3119 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Houthulst Churchyard.

21 Apr

WHITEHEAD, FRANK ARCHIBALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3119 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Houthulst Churchyard.

21 Apr

HINDRUP, FREDERICK GEORGE RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2997 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Harwich after colliding with a balloon cable on its return from a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Felixstowe New Cemetery.

21 Apr

MORROW, REX MULLIGAN RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2997 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Harwich after colliding with a balloon cable on its return from a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Felixstowe New Cemetery.

21 Apr

BOWDEN, WILFRID EDGAR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2997 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Harwich after colliding with a balloon cable on its return from a raid on Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Apr

COOK, FRANK HENRY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2997 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Harwich after colliding with a balloon cable on its return from a raid on Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Apr

EVANS, BRINLEY MORGAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2997 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Harwich after colliding with a balloon cable on its return from a raid on Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Apr

SAVAGE, MAURICE ALFRED JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2997 of No 99 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Harwich after colliding with a balloon cable on its return from a raid on Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Apr

BURRELL, WILLIAM EZRA

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2986 ZN-F of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

21 Apr

CUTMORE, JACK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2986 ZN-F of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

21 Apr

LAKIN, RONALD MAURICE ALEXANDER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2986 ZN-F of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

21 Apr

PRESTON, HUBERT EVERARD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X2986 ZN-F of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

21 Apr

REEVES, GEORGE VERNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9304 VX-C of No 206 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing.  He is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery.

21 Apr

ALLEN, FREDERICK

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9304 VX-C of No 206 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing.  He is buried in Havelock Cemetery.

21 Apr

HANDLEY, CHRISTOPHER THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9304 VX-C of No 206 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing.  He is buried in Highgate Cemetery.

21 Apr

TANNER, RICHARD LLOYD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9304 VX-C of No 206 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing.  He was cremated at Woking (St John's) Crematorium

21 Apr

SELLARS, ROBERT LINDON

Sgt

He abandoned Spitfire IIA, P7812 of No 616 Sqn, over the Channel whilst on patrol but he was not rescued.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Apr

PENDLEBURY, PHILIP

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford II, P9043 of No 15 SFTS, which crashed as it took-off at night from Weston-on-the-Green.  He is buried in Davenham (St Wilfrid) Churchyard.

21 Apr

SIWEK, Wladyslaw

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor, P6307 of No 2 Signal School, which spun into the ground near Avebury in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Yatesbury (All Saints) Churchyard.

21 Apr

CHESNUTT, GEORGE

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor I, P6307 of No 2 Signals School, which spun into the ground near Avebury in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Port Glasgow Cemetery.

21 Apr

BARNES, JOHN OSMOTHERLEY

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, L4649 of No 4 SFTS, which crashed on a night take off from Habanniya  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery.

21 Apr

McLEOD, WILLIAM FAULDS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, L4649 of No 4 SFTS, which crashed on a night take off from Habanniya  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery.

21 Apr

SZKANDERA, Erwin

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant, L6973 of No 54 OTU, which crashed at Church Fenton, Yorkshire, whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in Clifford Cemetery, Boston Spa.

21 Apr

SLEVIN, WILLIAM PATRICK

AC2

He was killed whilst serving at RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey and was killed in a motor accident.   He is buried in Kirton-in-Lindsey Burial Ground

21 Apr

KILBUERN, RALPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, P6674 of No 12 SFTS, which was shot down by a fighter near Harlaxton.  He is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

21 Apr

FOSTER, ANTHONY JOHN EVANS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, P6674 of No 12 SFTS, which was shot down by a fighter near Harlaxton.  He is buried in Grantham Cemetery.

21 Apr

COOK, IVY MAY WAAF

ACW2

She died in hospital at Cambridge after a short illness.  She is buried in Lowestoft (Beccles Road) Cemetery.

21 Apr

HAWKINS, ALBERT VICTOR

AC1

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

21 Apr

WADDY, RICHARD SELKIRK RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane V6539 of No 55 OTU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing having run short of fuel as a result of being unable to land at Usworth due to fog.  He is buried in Hylton (Castletown) Cemetery.

21 Apr

WILLIS, FRANK

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Leeds.  He is buried in Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery.

21 Apr

WHITE, ROBERT FISHER

LAC

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

22 Apr

STOCKEN, GEOFFREY MAYALL

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying Magister I, T9680 of No 1 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Kingsdown in Kent.  He is buried in Harpenden (Westfield) Cemetery.

22 Apr

PRAHL, RONALD SYDNEY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2232 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed onto the airfield at Oulton following an engine failure on a low level training sortie.  He is buried in Bromley Common (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

22 Apr

BEEVER, GEORGE FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2232 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed onto the airfield at Oulton following an engine failure on a low level training sortie.  He is buried in Kippax (SS Mary and Nicholas) Churchyard.

22 Apr

COOK, PETER TREVOR-ROPER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2232 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed onto the airfield at Oulton following an engine failure on a low level training sortie.  He was cremated at Norwich and Norfolk Crematorium

22 Apr

Beverley, WILLIAM

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5625 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22 Apr

GENTRY, RONALD WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5625 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22 Apr

HARRISON, VICTOR WILLIAM JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5625 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22 Apr

WILSON, HARRY

Plt Off

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 93 Sqn, his death being registered in Uckfield.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

22 Apr

BLACKWELL, JAMES TERRENCE

Flt Sgt

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 93 Sqn, his death being registered in Uckfield.  He is buried in Wrexham Cemetery.

22 Apr

SHAW, FRANCIS ELLIOTT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2560 KO-E of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Swindon in Wiltshire during a raid to Brest.  He is buried in Swindon (Whitworth Road) Cemetery.

22 Apr

CROOKS, MALCOLM BRUCE RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7798 HA-S of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near the target area during a raid to Brest.  He is buried in Milizac Churchyard.

22 Apr

FINCH, RAYMOND EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7798 HA-S of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near the target area during a raid to Brest.  He is buried in Milizac Churchyard.

22 Apr

LLOYD, VICTOR MARSHALL RAYMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7798 HA-S of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near the target area during a raid to Brest.  He is buried in Milizac Churchyard.

22 Apr

MOLYNEAUX, GEOFFREY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7798 HA-S of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near the target area during a raid to Brest.  He is buried in Milizac Churchyard.

22 Apr

SWAIN, WILLIAM HENRY RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7798 HA-S of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near the target area during a raid to Brest.  He is buried in Milizac Churchyard.

22 Apr

LOCKYER, NORMAN JOHN

Plt Off

He was serving with No 501 Sqn and died from injuries sustained when his car crashed into the kerb and overturning at the foot of the Rhodygate, Congresbury.  He is buried in Filton (St Peter) Churchyard.

22 Apr

SABINE, ALBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1216 of No 13 OTU, which crashed near Great Massingham airfield at the end of a formation flying exercise.  He is buried in West Malling (St Mary) Churchyard.

22 Apr

MYERS, EDWARD JAMES

Cpl

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Oxford I, L4649 of No 4 SFTS, which crashed on a night take off from Habanniya  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery.

22 Apr

MOASE, WALTER

AC2

He was serving with No 45 Air School and died in Nelspoort Sanatorium, possibly as the result of falling from a moving truck and being run over by the vehicle behind.  He is buried in Nelspoort Sanatorium Cemetery.

22 Apr

FRANKISH, MICHAEL EDWARD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master, N7712 of No 5 SFTS, which crashed at Wollerton as a result of poor instrument flying.  He is buried in Stoke-upon-Tern (St Peter) Church Cemetery.

22 Apr

ROGERS, MILWARD PARKER

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9643 of No 6 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Towcester.  He is buried in Streatley (St Mary) Churchyard.

22 Apr

NODDINGS, ERIC EDWARD

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8468 of No 9 SFTS, which crashed on take-off at night from Babdown Farm.  He is buried in Hartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery.

22 Apr

DAY, JAMES ARTHUR BAXTER

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8468 of No 9 SFTS, which crashed on take-off at night from Babdown Farm.  He is buried in Tamworth (Bolehall and Glascote) Cemetery.

22 Apr

HAYMAN, HENRY WILLIAM

LAC

He was the husband of Joanna Mary Hayman of Southsea, who was also killed in the same incident and is buried in Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery.

22 Apr

JEROME, CECIL JOSEPH

AC1

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

22 Apr

WHITAKER, ARTHUR

AC2

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

23 Apr

FULLARTON, THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1873 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down into the Mediterranean by Bf 109s after a raid on Gazala.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23 Apr

LATTA, HENRY SPEERY RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1873 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down into the Mediterranean by Bf 109s after a raid on Gazala.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23 Apr

McLAREN, GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1873 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down into the Mediterranean by Bf 109s after a raid on Gazala.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23 Apr

HALDENBY, PETER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying a Hurricane of No 73 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 and burst into flames on attempting an emergency landing.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

23 Apr

HEANEY, WILLIAM THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, V6318 GB-B of No 105 Sqn, which shot by flak from a minesweeper during an anti shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Apr

LISTER, ALAN HENDERSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6318 GB-B of No 105 Sqn, which shot by flak from a minesweeper during an anti shipping patrol.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

23 Apr

PORTER, KENNETH WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6318 GB-B of No 105 Sqn, which shot by flak from a minesweeper during an anti shipping patrol.  He is buried in Wenduine Communal Cemetery.

23 Apr

DAVID, ALAN JOHN MEREDITH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane IIA, Z2513 of No 242 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy patrol off Clacton.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Apr

KELLY, ALAN CAMERON RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V7016 of No 247 Sqn, which crashed into the sea of the Cornish coast during a shipping patrol.  He is buried in Illogan (St Illogan) Churchyard.

23 Apr

SKEVINGTON, GEORGE ROY

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 256 Sqn, when he was hit by a stray bullet fired from the turret of a Defiant of the same unit at Squires Gate.  He is buried in Selston (St Helen) Churchyard.

23 Apr

AUGER, HENRI FERDINAND

Fg Off

He was shot down whilst flying Hurricane I, Z3032 of No 261 Sqn, which managed to bale out but he was not rescued.  He is buried in Malta Memorial.

23 Apr

RIPLEY, SIDNEY

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3408 of No 18 OTU, which crashed after colliding with a barrage balloon cable in the Midlands after going off track during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Hambleton (St Andrew) Churchyard.

23 Apr

SABLIK, Oskar

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3408 of No 18 OTU, which crashed after colliding with a barrage balloon cable in the Midlands after going off track during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Nuneaton (Oaston Road) Cemetery.

23 Apr

HANSON, ROBERT

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3408 of No 18 OTU, which crashed after colliding with a barrage balloon cable in the Midlands after going off track during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

23 Apr

MOLONY, J B

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3408 of No 18 OTU, which crashed after colliding with a barrage balloon cable in the Midlands after going off track during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

23 Apr

RUDLICKI, Jerzy

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3408 of No 18 OTU, which crashed after colliding with a barrage balloon cable in the Midlands after going off track during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Nuneaton (Oaston Road) Cemetery.

23 Apr

WATKINS, REGINALD BENNET

Plt Off

He was serving in the UK and died at Cherry Knowle Emergency Hospital, Ryhope, Co. Durham.  He is buried in Aust Churchyard.

23 Apr

DILLOWAY, WILLIAM LAYTON

AC2

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

23 Apr

KING, ARTHUR JAMES

AC2

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

23 Apr

SHEPPARD, JAMES HAROLD

AC1

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

24 Apr

GINNETTA, CLIFFORD LEWIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9950 OA-L of No 22 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening operation to Brest  He is buried in Braunstone (St Peter) Churchyard.

24 Apr

SMITH, JOHN HODGINS RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9950 OA-L of No 22 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening operation to Brest  He is buried in Illogan (St Illogan) Churchyard.

24 Apr

SANDERS, STANLEY IVOR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9950 OA-L of No 22 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening operation to Brest  He is buried in Old Church Cemetery, Isles of Scilly

24 Apr

BURTON, HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9950 OA-L of No 22 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening operation to Brest, his body being washed ashore on 16 Jun 1941.  He is buried in Blaby Cemetery.

24 Apr

MACLAREN, CHARLES PETER HOPE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5795 OM-M of No 107 Sqn, which crashed near Kristiansand in Norway.  He is buried in Kristiansand Civil Cemetery.

24 Apr

HANNAH, ANTHONY JAMES RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5795 OM-M of No 107 Sqn, which crashed near Kristiansand in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

KING, DOUGLAS STEVENSON HUTCHEON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5795 OM-M of No 107 Sqn, which crashed near Kristiansand in Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

DEWHIRST, WILLIAM ARTHUR

AC1

He was serving with No 113 Sqn, and was probably killed during the evacuation of British forces from Greece.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

24 Apr

COTTERELL, DESMOND EDWARD THOMAS

LAC

He was serving with No 113 Sqn, and was probably killed during the evacuation of British forces from Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24 Apr

FOXALL, JOHN FRANCIS

AC1

He was serving with No 113 Sqn, and was probably killed during the evacuation of British forces from Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24 Apr

LOWIN, JOSEF

AC1

He was serving with No 113 Sqn, and was probably killed during the evacuation of British forces from Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24 Apr

TAYLOR, HERBERT WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, N9023 KG-G of No 204 Sqn, which crashed into a mountain in Iceland on its return from a convoy escort sortie.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery.

24 Apr

McDEVETTE, THOMAS FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P7736 of No 616 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking Maupertus airfield  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

HOCHSTRASSER, ALFRED EMIL

LAC

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 919 Sqn, his death being registered in Birkenhead.  He is buried in Bebington Cemetery.

24 Apr

WILSON, RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2912 of No 11 OTU, which was shot down over Bassingbourn by an enemy intruder during a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Great Crosby (St Luke) Churchyard.

24 Apr

ALSTROM, FRANCIS NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2912 of No 11 OTU, which was shot down over Bassingbourn by an enemy intruder during a night circuit practice.  He is buried in Hove New Cemetery.

24 Apr

BENDY, WILFRED ALAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8799 of No 2 (C) OTU, which was lost over the North Sea  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

CLAPHAM, JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8799 of No 2 (C) OTU, which was lost over the North Sea  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

NASH, CLAUDE RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8799 of No 2 (C) OTU, which was lost over the North Sea  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Apr

HUGHES, IVOR LLEWELLYN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9542 of No 31 ANS, which flew into trees on a ridge near Goderich airfield whilst descending in cloud to obtain a position fix during a cross-country exercise  He is buried in Goderich (Maitland) Cemetery.

24 Apr

RANSOME, RONALD EDWARD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9542 of No 31 ANS, which flew into trees on a ridge near Goderich airfield whilst descending in cloud to obtain a position fix during a cross-country exercise  He is buried in Goderich (Maitland) Cemetery.

24 Apr

HODGSON, ROY SILVESTER

AC1

He was serving with No 51 RSU, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24 Apr

TATTENBAUM, TOBIAS

AC2

He was serving with No 53 RSU, and was probably killed during the evacuation of British forces from Greece.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

24 Apr

GRABIE, ABRAHAM

AC1

He was serving with No 53 RSU, and was probably killed during the evacuation of British forces from Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24 Apr

POLSON, ALEC

Cpl

He was serving with No 53 RSU, and was probably killed during the evacuation of British forces from Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24 Apr

SWAIN, MATTHEW

LAC

He was serving with No 53 RSU, and was probably killed during the evacuation of British forces from Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24 Apr

WARD, RONALD LEONARD

AC1

He was serving with No 54 RSU, and was probably killed during the evacuation of British forces from Greece.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

24 Apr

INGE, RICHARD WYCLIFFE SPOONER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tutor I, K4814 of the CFS, which flew into the ground near Coddington, Nottinghamshire.  He is buried in Brightwell (St Agatha) New Churchyard.

24 Apr

LANCHESTER, HENRY ROBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tutor I, K4814 of the CFS, which flew into the ground near Coddington, Nottinghamshire.  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

24 Apr

MacVICAR, ARCHIBALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5584 of the OADF, which crashed on landing at El Fasher on a delivery flight to the Middle East.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

24 Apr

EDWARD, WILLIAM ALEXANDER

AC2

He was serving in the UK and was killed when the motor cycle he was riding collided with a car on the Horsham-Rusper road.  He is buried in Keith (Broomhill) Cemetery.

24 Apr

TALBOT, GEORGE EDWARD

AC1

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Totnes.  He is buried in Sheffield (Crookes) Cemetery.

25 Apr

GIBSON, JOHN MURRAY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6482 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

KIDD, GORDON HERBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6482 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

NORRIS, ALFRED HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6482 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

TAYLOR, KEITH EDWARD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6482 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

WILSON, JOHN PURDIE

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6482 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

WEBSTER, WILLIAM JOSEPH

LAC

He was serving with No 73 Sqn, and was killed in a strafing attack by a Bf 109 on Tobruk.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

25 Apr

KEIGHTLEY-SMITH, THOMAS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6370 GB-T of No 105 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by fighters during an anti shipping patrol.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

25 Apr

BRIDGMAN, FRANCIS HARLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6370 GB-T of No 105 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by fighters during an anti shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

NEEDHAM, ROLAND

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6370 GB-T of No 105 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by fighters during an anti shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

TAYLOR, GORDON ALFRED

AC1

He was serving with No 113 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25 Apr

AGAR, GEORGE BRIAN SHELTON

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1507 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on its return from a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

ANDREWS, CLIFFORD WILLIAM

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1507 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on its return from a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

ASHWORTH, VICTOR EDWIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1507 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on its return from a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

BLAIR, CHARLES EDWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1507 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on its return from a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

REDSTONE, GILBERT PETER LEWIS RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1507 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on its return from a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

THORNHILL, WILFRED

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1507 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on its return from a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Apr

COOPER, GEOFFREY EDMUND

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, T9048 of No 228 Sqn, which crashed in a night landing off the Greek coast whilst attempting to pick up RAF personnel during the evacuation from Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25 Apr

JAMES, TALIESIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, T9048 of No 228 Sqn, which crashed in a night landing off the Greek coast whilst attempting to pick up RAF personnel during the evacuation from Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25 Apr

LINTON, JAMES HUGH ARNOLD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, T9048 of No 228 Sqn, which crashed in a night landing off the Greek coast whilst attempting to pick up RAF personnel during the evacuation from Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25 Apr

LYLIAN, JOHN CLEMENT JULIUS

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, T9048 of No 228 Sqn, which crashed in a night landing off the Greek coast whilst attempting to pick up RAF personnel during the evacuation from Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25 Apr

SOMERS, BRYAN WILLIAM THOMAS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, T9048 of No 228 Sqn, which crashed in a night landing off the Greek coast whilst attempting to pick up RAF personnel during the evacuation from Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25 Apr

WARREN, ROY HERBERT ALEXANDER

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, T9048 of No 228 Sqn, which crashed in a night landing off the Greek coast whilst attempting to pick up RAF personnel during the evacuation from Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25 Apr

PATTERSON, THOMAS LAWRENCE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying a Hurricane of No 274 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s whilst on a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25 Apr

MILNE, FRANCIS JOHN AuxAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4296 WL-L of No 612 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Wick when it hit the Fever Hospital.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery.

25 Apr

MAITLAND, ALEXANDER

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4296 WL-L of No 612 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Wick when it hit the Fever Hospital.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Trinity) Cemetery.

25 Apr

LOCKWOOD, LESLIE JOSEPH GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4296 WL-L of No 612 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Wick when it hit the Fever Hospital.  He is buried in Chippenham (or Langley Burrell) (St Paul) Churchyard.

25 Apr

SMITH, HENRY EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4296 WL-L of No 612 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Wick when it hit the Fever Hospital.  He is buried in Dagenham (Chadwell Heath) Cemetery.

25 Apr

MACPHERSON, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4296 WL-L of No 612 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Wick when it hit the Fever Hospital.  He is buried in Kilsyth Cemetery.

25 Apr

WATT, CHARLES CHAMBERLIN MacCULLOCH AuxAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4296 WL-L of No 612 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Wick when it hit the Fever Hospital.  He is buried in Longside New Churchyard.

25 Apr

BRANT, CLIFFORD WILLSON

AC2

He was serving with No 260 AMES, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial. Cemetery.

25 Apr

RIVERS, MARTIN WALTER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, N2522 of No 55 OTU, which spun into the ground near Linhope, Northumberland whilst carrying out low level aerobatics.  He was cremated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium

25 Apr

NELSON, ROY VIVIAN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7672 of No 8 SFTS, which spun into the ground at Kinnell, Arbroath.  He is buried in Sheffield (Abbey Lane) Cemetery.

25 Apr

CRADDOCK, WILLIAM GEORGE

WO

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

26 Apr

ACTON, ERIC PHILLIPS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5822 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and crashed into the sea near the Frisian Islands.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26 Apr

JORDAN, ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5822 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and crashed into the sea near the Frisian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Apr

SPOUGE, CYRIL FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5822 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and crashed into the sea near the Frisian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Apr

BARTLETT, GEORGE ARTHUR DFC

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6338 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and crashed into the sea near Vlieland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Apr

EAMES, PETER KERSHAW DFM

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6338 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and crashed into the sea near Vlieland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Apr

WINDER, ARTHUR FREDERICK STAPLEY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6338 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and crashed into the sea near Vlieland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Apr

BOWLES, THOMAS WILLIAM

WO

He was captured when Whitley V, P4980 of No 51 Sqn, crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid on Julich on 21/22 May 1940. He died from TB whilst in captivity.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

26 Apr

McGINNIS, JAMES LELAND

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying Hurricane IIA, Z2494 of No 71 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Martlesham Heath.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

26 Apr

DARLING, ANDREW SMITTON

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7615 of No 91 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during a shipping recce.  He is buried in Auchterarder Cemetery.

26 Apr

LINGS, GEORGE OLDFIELD DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6063 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter near Texel whilst on an anti shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Apr

MARTIN, CHARLES ION

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6063 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter near Texel whilst on an anti shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Apr

PEPLAR, STEPHEN GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6063 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter near Texel whilst on an anti shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Apr

COOK, WILFRED

Sgt

He was severely injured whilst flying in Sunderland I, N9023 KG-G of No 204 Sqn, which crashed into a mountain in Iceland on its return from a convoy escort sortie.  He died from his injuries two days later and is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery.

26 Apr

COPPING, ALFRED JAMES THOMAS

AC1

He was severely injured whilst flying in Sunderland I, N9023 KG-G of No 204 Sqn, which crashed into a mountain in Iceland on its return from a convoy escort sortie.  He died from his injuries two days later and is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery.

26 Apr

SMITH, WILLIAM JOSEPH

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 222 Sqn, when the 'Ferry Boat Inn' at Horning in Norfolk was hit by an enemy bomb.  He is buried in Beaumont (St Mary) Churchyard.

26 Apr

ATWILL, JOHN ANTHONY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst serving with No 222 Sqn, when the 'Ferry Boat Inn' at Horning in Norfolk was hit by an enemy bomb.  He is buried in Blewbury (St Michael) Churchyard and Extension.

26 Apr

VAN MENTZ, BRIAN DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst serving with No 222 Sqn, when the 'Ferry Boat Inn' at Horning in Norfolk was hit by an enemy bomb.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

26 Apr

FIDDES, IAN

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 222 Sqn, when the 'Ferry Boat Inn' at Horning in Norfolk was hit by an enemy bomb.  He is buried in Fetteresso Cemetery, Stonehaven

26 Apr

ROBERTS, HAROLD PAUL

Fg Off

He was serving with No 222 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained, his death was registered in N Walsham.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery.

26 Apr

VAUGHAN, ARTHUR JAMES

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying Hurricane IIA, Z2666 of No 242 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing between Chartham and Chilham in Kent.  He is buried in Southease Churchyard.

26 Apr

NASTOROWICZ, Tadeusz

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIA, Z2814 WX-K of No 302 Sqn, which crashed into the  Channel, possibly due to an oxygen failure. 

26 Apr

NICHOLSON, JOHN ARCHIBALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4245 of No 602 Sqn, which is presumed to have ditched off West Freugh.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

26 Apr

TAITT, STEPHEN EDMUND

Fg Off

He was serving with No 20 SFTS, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

26 Apr

WOOD, NIGEL DUDLEY BIGLAND

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Beaufighter IIF, R2271 of No 30 MU, which dived into the ground at Bagillt on emerging from cloud.  He is buried in Bidston (St Oswald) Churchyard.

26 Apr

McKENZIE, THOMAS

LAC

He was serving with No 32 MU, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery.

26 Apr

CRAMPTON, WILLIAM HENRY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, 2577 of No 32 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Moose Jaw, from an inverted position during an aerobatics exercise.  He is buried in Moose Jaw (Rosedale) Cemetery.

26 Apr

BELL, GEORGE (802438) AuxAF

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N1568 of No 54 OTU, which flew into the ground about five miles north of Church Fenton.  He is buried in Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery.

26 Apr

CROZIER, FREDERICK CHARLES ERIC

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N1568 of No 54 OTU, which flew into the ground about five miles north of Church Fenton.  He is buried in Standon (St Mary) Churchyard.

26 Apr

MOORE, CYRIL GEORGE WILLIAM

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8757 of No 5 SFTS, which crashed on take-off near Cosford.  He is buried in Bournemouth East Cemetery.

26 Apr

NAYLOR, ARTHUR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8757 of No 5 SFTS, which crashed on take-off near Cosford.  He is buried in Eastwood Cemetery.

26 Apr

PEARSALL, WILLIAM JOSEPH

AC1

He was killed when the 'Ferry Boat Inn' at Horning in Norfolk was hit by an enemy bomb.  He is buried in Netherton (St Andrew) Churchyard.

26 Apr

BAND, ALFRED VERNON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, V7619 of No 55 OTU, which flew into high ground at Allerdale in Northumberland.  He is buried in Worcester (Astwood) Cemetery.

26 Apr

ANSON, KENNETH LEETE RCAF

LAC

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

26 Apr

SUGGARS, FREDERICK

AC2

He was serving at RAF Wick, and was killed by the blast from a bomb dropped by an enemy aircraft on the flare path.  He is buried in Wick Cemetery.

26 Apr

ACKROYD, WALTER

Cpl

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Spen Valley.  He is buried in Birstall (St Peter) Churchyard Extension

27 Apr

ARNOLD, DEREK WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, X8917 OA-W of No 22 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening operation to Brest  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Apr

GOODCHILD, FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, X8917 OA-W of No 22 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening operation to Brest  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Apr

MACKIE, IAN NEVILLE WILLIAM

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, X8917 OA-W of No 22 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening operation to Brest  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Apr

RAMSAY, JOHN STRACHAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, X8917 OA-W of No 22 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening operation to Brest  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Apr

WALTERS, WILLIAM RICHARD AELWYN

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3264 of No 79 Sqn, which ditched off Pembrey following an engine failure.  He is buried in Pembrey (St Illtyd) Churchyard.

27 Apr

CRUSH, RICHARD HOPE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD796 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Brunsbuttel during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

27 Apr

HALL, GILBERT TOWNSEND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD796 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Brunsbuttel during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

27 Apr

NORMAN, ERIC GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD796 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Brunsbuttel during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

27 Apr

THOMPSON, WILLIAM KEITH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD796 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Brunsbuttel during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

27 Apr

ANGELL, WALTER BARRIE

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying Defiant I, N3389 of No 96 Sqn, which crashed near Wellingore.  He is buried in Shenfield (St Mary) Churchyard.

27 Apr

GOLDSMITH, JOHN ERNEST

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3389 of No 96 Sqn, which crashed near Wellingore.  He is buried in Sudbourne (All Saints) Churchyard.

27 Apr

AIR, THOMAS JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9237, 'S' of No 203 Sqn, which was shot down in a combat with Bf 110s during a convoy escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

27 Apr

O'CONNOR, STANLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9237, 'S' of No 203 Sqn, which was shot down in a combat with Bf 110s during a convoy escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

27 Apr

WHITTALL, JAMES CHARLTON

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9237, 'S' of No 203 Sqn, which was shot down in a combat with Bf 110s during a convoy escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

27 Apr

GRUNDY, GEORGE CLIFFORD

AC2

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 239 Sqn, his death being registered in Surrey S E.  He is buried in Standish (St Wilfrid) Churchyard.

27 Apr

LENNON, WILLIAM AuxAF

Cpl

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 921 Sqn, his death being registered in Crosby.  He is buried in Birkenhead (Landican) Cemetery.

27 Apr

ELDER, HUGH ROSS

AC2

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 921 Sqn, his death being registered in Crosby.  He is buried in Uphall Cemetery.

27 Apr

PERMUTH, JOHN GEORGE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, 2790 of No 33 SFTS, which crashed at Carberry during night circuits practice.  He is buried in Brandon Cemetery, Manitoba

27 Apr

RENNIE, ANDREW ROLAND RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying either Spitfire Is, X4546 or X4618 of No 53 OTU, which collided with each other.  He is buried in Caversfield (St Laurence) Churchyard.

27 Apr

YOUNGER, FREDERICK JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying either Spitfire Is, X4546 or X4618 of No 53 OTU, which collided with each other.  He is buried in Two-Mile-Hill (St Michael) Churchyard.

27 Apr

MORRISON, FREDERICK WILLIAM EDWARD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master, N7511 of No 8 SFTS, which was lost on a training exercise.  He is buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery.

27 Apr

CUTTS, DOUGLAS BENJAMIN

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Blackpool.  He is buried in West Mercia (Barfield Road) Burial Ground

27 Apr

PROUDMAN, DOUGLAS HARRY

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4459 of No 3 (C) OTU, which crashed in a forced landing near Ashford in Devon.  He is buried in Devizes Cemetery.

27 Apr

DAVIS, ARTHUR STANMORE

LAC

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

28 Apr

CHANNER, RICHARD WILLIAM

Sgt

He was drowned when Wellington IC, R1080 of No 15 Sqn, was ditched near Malaga after running out of fuel on a delivery flight from Gibraltar to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Apr

GOLDING, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1080 of No 15 Sqn, which was ditched near Malaga after running out of fuel on a delivery flight from Gibraltar to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Apr

CALDOW, WILLIAM HENDERSON

Cpl

He was serving with No 33 Sqn, and was probably killed during the evacuation of British forces from Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28 Apr

WILLIS, JOHN GEORGE EMBLETON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD728 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie to La Rochelle.  He is buried in Chatelaillon-Plage Communal Cemetery.

28 Apr

PAGE, HORACE CUTHBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD728 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie to La Rochelle.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery.

28 Apr

EVANS, ALBERT CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD728 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie to La Rochelle.  He is buried in St Martin-de-re Communal Cemetery.

28 Apr

GOOD, DUNCAN CHARLES FREDERICK DFC

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD728 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie to La Rochelle.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Apr

O'HARE, JOSEPH FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD834 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie as a result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Loudeac Communal Cemetery.

28 Apr

ROSS, DOUGLAS FREDERICK

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD834 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie as a result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Loudeac Communal Cemetery.

28 Apr

WEBBER, CECIL

AC2

He was serving with No 53 Sqn, and was probably killed during the evacuation of British forces from Greece.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery.

28 Apr

FREEMAN, EDWARD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3615 TR-E of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during an anti-shipping strike off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Apr

FRY, ANTHONY ELLERTON RYAN DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3615 TR-E of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during an anti-shipping strike off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Apr

TAYLOR, JOHN FREDERICK JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3615 TR-E of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during an anti-shipping strike off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Apr

COLLIER, SYDNEY GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5520 TR-F of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during an anti-shipping strike off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

28 Apr

MINGHAM, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5520 TR-F of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during an anti-shipping strike off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

28 Apr

POWELL, WILLIAM AuxAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5520 TR-F of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during an anti-shipping strike off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

28 Apr

HULME, JOHN JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6097 TR-A of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during an anti-shipping strike off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

28 Apr

HENDERSON, RONALD TOWNS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6097 TR-A of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during an anti-shipping strike off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

28 Apr

BADLAND, HERBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6097 TR-A of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during an anti-shipping strike off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Rockanje (Zeeweg) General Cemetery.

28 Apr

HAZELL, ALBERT HORACE HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6097 TR-A of No 59 Sqn, which was shot down by a flak ship during an anti-shipping strike off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Apr

DOWNES, HENRY THOMAS HERBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5493 SR-G of No 101 Sqn, which was lost off Calais whilst on an anti shipping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Apr

HICKMAN, GORDON WILFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5493 SR-G of No 101 Sqn, which was lost off Calais whilst on an anti shipping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Apr

RIDGMAN-PARSONS, REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5493 SR-G of No 101 Sqn, which was lost off Calais whilst on an anti shipping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Apr

DAWSON, NORMAN FREDERICK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6022 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed short of the runway on approach to Thornaby.  He is buried in Chelmsford (Writtle Road) Cemetery.

28 Apr

TAYLOR, NORMAN FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6022 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed short of the runway on approach to Thornaby.  He is buried in Cheltenham Cemetery.

28 Apr

LONG, JOHN GEORGE KEITH

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6022 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed short of the runway on approach to Thornaby.  He is buried in Downend (Christ Church) Churchyard.

28 Apr

PENNINGS, A E

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P7774 of No 611 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a ground strafing sortie. 

28 Apr

THOMSON, DOUGLAS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in either Oxford I, L4612 or Oxford II, W6567 of No 3 SFTS, which collided with each other on the approach to South Cerney.  He is buried in Bognor Regis Cemetery.

28 Apr

GRUNDY, GEORGE WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in either Oxford I, L4612 or Oxford II, W6567 of No 3 SFTS, which collided with each other on the approach to South Cerney.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

28 Apr

MACLEAN, ALEXANDER FRANCIS MICHAEL AFM

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, 2719 of No 34 SFTS, which crashed near Holston, Alberta during night circuit training.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery.

28 Apr

WALTON, ERIC

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, 2719 of No 34 SFTS, which crashed near Holston, Alberta during night circuit training.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery.

28 Apr

MACLEAN, ALEXANDER FRANCIS MICHAEL

Fg Off

He was serving/training in Canada at the time of his death but the exact details have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery.

28 Apr

ABBETT, GEORGE EDWARD (TEDDY)

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7627 of No 8 SFTS, which crashed on the approach to Edzell.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery.

28 Apr

ALLAN, BRUCE CARTWRIGHT DE GARDANNE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5898 of ME Comms Flt, which was transporting personnel from Tobruk to Egypt when it was shot down by a Bf 109 as it took off.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28 Apr

BARCLAY, DAVID PRINGLE

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying as a passenger in Blenheim IV, Z5898 of ME Comms Flt, which was transporting personnel from Tobruk to Egypt when it was shot down by a Bf 109 as it took off.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28 Apr

BELOE, STEPHEN EDWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying as a passenger in Blenheim IV, Z5898 of ME Comms Flt, which was transporting personnel from Tobruk to Egypt when it was shot down by a Bf 109 as it took off.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28 Apr

COX, The Rev. JAMES ERNEST

Chaplain (Sqn Ldr)

He was killed whilst flying as a passenger in Blenheim IV, Z5898 of ME Comms Flt, which was transporting personnel from Tobruk to Egypt when it was shot down by a Bf 109 as it took off.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28 Apr

JOHNSON, DAVID VICTOR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying as a passenger in Blenheim IV, Z5898 of ME Comms Flt, which was transporting personnel from Tobruk to Egypt when it was shot down by a Bf 109 as it took off.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28 Apr

MORLING, LEONARD WOOLFORD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5898 of ME Comms Flt, which was transporting personnel from Tobruk to Egypt when it was shot down by a Bf 109 as it took off.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28 Apr

JAMES, ADRIAN COURTNEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, K9230 of the Special Duties Flt, Christchurch, which crashed into the sea off Hengistbury Head following an engine failure.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

29 Apr

BREWIN, RICHARD WHITTINGTON

Sgt

He was serving with No 3 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained, his death was registered in Colchester.  He is buried in Shirebrook Cemetery.

29 Apr

JONES, BERNARD STANLEY MAURICE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2727 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by the convoy it was detailed to protect.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29 Apr

MITCHELL, DAVID RANDOLPH

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2727 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by the convoy it was detailed to protect.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Apr

COLLYER, BERNARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8231 of No 72 Sqn, which was lost whilst in combat with a Ju 88 over the North Sea.  He is buried in Chevington Cemetery.

29 Apr

BUSBY, WILLIAM GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV V6256 UX-W of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a shipping strike off Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Apr

HANSON, REGINALD GREENHOW

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV V6256 UX-W of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a shipping strike off Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Apr

HOLLIS, HAROLD EDWARD

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV V6256 UX-W of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a shipping strike off Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Apr

WHITE, DAVID

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV V6256 UX-W of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a shipping strike off Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Apr

TALLIS, RALPH ERIC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV V6451 of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a shipping strike off Norway.  He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

29 Apr

DAVIS, FRANK EDWARD AuxAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV V6451 of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a shipping strike off Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Apr

SHAYLER, DOUGLAS GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV V6451 of No 82 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a shipping strike off Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Apr

BYWATERS, HARRY FRANCIS

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5802 of No 254 Sqn, which was lost without a trace.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Apr

SYME, DAVID MOODIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5802 of No 254 Sqn, which was lost without a trace.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Apr

TYLER, CLAUDE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5802 of No 254 Sqn, which was lost without a trace.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Apr

WHEWELL, HAROLD

Sgt

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 266 Sqn, his death being registered in Hunts North.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

29 Apr

BENNETT, GEOFFREY CHARLES

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7669 of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 off Calais.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Apr

RAINE, NORMAN RAAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland, T9075 of No 10 Sqn RAAF, which crashed whilst making a forced landing in the Irish Sea as a result of running short of fuel.  He is buried in Pwllheli Borough Cemetery.

29 Apr

BRADBURN, LEONARD SINCLAIR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4939 of No 10 OTU, which crashed shortly after take off on a night flying practice flight.  He is buried in Bebington (Plymyard) Cemetery.

29 Apr

PERCIVAL, DESMOND FITZGERALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4939 of No 10 OTU, which crashed shortly after take off on a night flying practice flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

29 Apr

BIRKHEAD, ROBERT NEVILLE (BOB)

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4939 of No 10 OTU, which crashed shortly after take off on a night flying practice flight.  He is buried in Nottingham Northern Cemetery.

29 Apr

PLEDGE, VICTOR GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4939 of No 10 OTU, which crashed shortly after take off on a night flying practice flight.  He is buried in Stanford Rivers (St Margaret) Churchyard.

29 Apr

GAIK, Zygmunt Pawel

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, L4297 of No 18 OTU, which crashed into trees shortly after taking off from Bramcote during night circuit training.  He is buried in New Brentford Cemetery.

29 Apr

HAWKES, RONALD JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, L4297 of No 18 OTU, which crashed into trees shortly after taking off from Bramcote during night circuit training.  He is buried in New Brentford Cemetery.

29 Apr

SZOSTAK, Tadeusz

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, L4297 of No 18 OTU, which crashed into trees shortly after taking off from Bramcote during night circuit training.  He is buried in New Brentford Cemetery.

29 Apr

ZWOLSKI, Jan

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, L4297 of No 18 OTU, which crashed into trees shortly after taking off from Bramcote during night circuit training.  He is buried in New Brentford Cemetery.

29 Apr

HERMON, HERBERT CECIL

LAC

He was serving at HQ RAF Mediterranean and was probably killed in an air raid on Malta that day.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

29 Apr

TAPPER, RALPH NORMAN

Sgt

He was serving at HQ RAF Mediterranean and was probably killed in an air raid on Malta that day.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

29 Apr

BELL, RALPH DOUGLAS RAAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland, T9075 of No 10 Sqn RAAF, which crashed whilst making a forced landing in the Irish Sea as a result of running short of fuel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Apr

HEWITT, FRANCIS RAAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland, T9075 of No 10 Sqn RAAF, which crashed whilst making a forced landing in the Irish Sea as a result of running short of fuel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Apr

JOYCE, THOMAS GRACIE RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland, T9075 of No 10 Sqn RAAF, which crashed whilst making a forced landing in the Irish Sea as a result of running short of fuel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29 Apr

AMOS, CLIFFORD OSWALD WILLIAM RAAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland, T9075 of No 10 Sqn RAAF, which crashed whilst making a forced landing in the Irish Sea as a result of running short of fuel.  He is buried in Whicham (St Mary) Churchyard.

29 Apr

FRANCIS, JOHN CHARLES RAAF

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland, T9075 of No 10 Sqn RAAF, which crashed whilst making a forced landing in the Irish Sea as a result of running short of fuel.  He is buried in Whicham (St Mary) Churchyard.

29 Apr

MORRISON, EDWARD HAYMAN

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9933 of No 3 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Chivenor.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard.

29 Apr

JONES, DAVID

Sgt

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

30 Apr

LINDSAYE, HUGH JOHN NORMAN

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6389 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed after control was lost whilst towing a target, the cable having fouled the port elevator.  He is buried in Little Massingham (St Andrew) Churchyard.

30 Apr

HOLMES, FRANK

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6389 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed after control was lost whilst towing a target, the cable having fouled the port elevator.  He is buried in Marham (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

30 Apr

STONE, ALBERT ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6389 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed after control was lost whilst towing a target, the cable having fouled the port elevator.  He is buried in Scarborough (Manor Road) Cemetery.

30 Apr

DEWING, MAURICE STAFFORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5853 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an anti shipping sortie off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

30 Apr

NATHAN, HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5853 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an anti shipping sortie off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

30 Apr

SMALE, WILLIAM HERBERT ROLAND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5853 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an anti shipping sortie off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

30 Apr

BENNETT, NORMAN OLIVER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2721 of No 99 Sqn, which was probably shot down off the East Coast by an intruder on its return from Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Apr

HEWITSON, FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2721 of No 99 Sqn, which was probably shot down off the East Coast by an intruder on its return from Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Apr

HOLT, STANLEY JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2721 of No 99 Sqn, which was probably shot down off the East Coast by an intruder on its return from Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Apr

JAMES, WILLIAMS PHILLIPS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2721 of No 99 Sqn, which was probably shot down off the East Coast by an intruder on its return from Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Apr

STEVENS, ERIC CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2721 of No 99 Sqn, which was probably shot down off the East Coast by an intruder on its return from Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Apr

THOMAS, RICHARD RAYMOND RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2721 of No 99 Sqn, which was probably shot down off the East Coast by an intruder on its return from Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Apr

HOLMAN, RICHARD CHARLES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, R2083 or R2127 of No 219 Sqn, which collided with each other near Brighton, although the aircraft was abandoned he did not survive.  He is buried in Tangmere (St Andrew) Churchyard.

30 Apr

FORSTER, THOMAS ALAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, R2127 of No 219 Sqn, which collided with R2083 near Brighton, although the aircraft was abandoned he did not survive.  He is buried in Wooler (St Mary) Church Burial Ground

30 Apr

BLACK, ALEXANDER CAMPBELL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter, R2083 or R2127 of No 219 Sqn, which collided with each other near Brighton, although the aircraft was abandoned he did not survive.  He is buried in Tangmere (St Andrew) Churchyard.

30 Apr

PERROTT, HAROLD FRANK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying either, Hurricane I, W9239 or W9201 of No 245 Sqn, which collided with each other over Lough Neagh.  He is buried in Carisbrooke Cemetery.

30 Apr

PILFORD, ERNEST ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying either, Hurricane I, W9239 or W9201 of No 245 Sqn, which collided with each other over Lough Neagh.  He is buried in Bletsoe (St Mary) Churchyard.

30 Apr

MILLIGAN, GEORGE STANLEY

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying Whirlwind I, P7008 of No 263 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Aldermaston in Berkshire.  He was cremated at Cambridge Crematorium

30 Apr

SPENCE, DOUGLAS JAMES

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V7555 of No 274 Sqn, which was shot down during a strafing attack on an enemy column between Gazala and Sollum.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

30 Apr

GREENHILL, CHARLES FABIAN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying a Hurricane of No 274 Sqn, which spun into the ground during a strafing attack on an enemy column between Gazala and Sollum.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30 Apr

EVANS, KENNETH GUY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, T2905 of No 11 OTU, which crashed into St Andrew's Park, Bristol after colliding with a barrage balloon cable during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

30 Apr

LEVER, THOMAS LEONARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, T2905 of No 11 OTU, which crashed into St Andrew's Park, Bristol after colliding with a barrage balloon cable during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Liverpool (Toxteth Park) Cemetery.

30 Apr

CLARKE, CHARLES JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, T2905 of No 11 OTU, which crashed into St Andrew's Park, Bristol after colliding with a barrage balloon cable during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Beeston and Stapleford (Beeston) Cemetery.

30 Apr

HUNT, CLAUDE SAMUEL

Sgt

He was serving with No 33 Group TF, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Palma Municipal Cemetery.

30 Apr

EASTON, ERIC JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, P3864 of No 52 OTU, which dived into the ground near Bishops Stortford.  He is buried in Charlton Cemetery, Greenwich.

30 Apr

PRESS, THOMAS FREDERICK GEORGE

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Master, T8771 of No 53 OTU, which spun into the ground at Hounslow Barracks, Middlesex  He is buried in Hounslow Cemetery.

30 Apr

HAINES, LEONARD ARCHIBALD DFC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Master, T8771 of No 53 OTU, which spun into the ground at Hounslow Barracks, Middlesex  He is buried in Hounslow Cemetery.

30 Apr

ROBINS, JOHN EDWARD RAFO

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8678. of the CFS, which crashed on a night take-off from Littleton Down.  He is buried in Tewkesbury (St Mary) Abbey Church and Churchyard.

30 Apr

RAW, JOHN FREDERICK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8678. of the CFS, which crashed on a night take-off from Littleton Down.  He is buried in Upavon Cemetery.

30 Apr

GLOVER, HAROLD JOSEPH

AC1

He was serving aboard HMT Duchess of York, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

30 Apr

WEIR, ARCHIBALD GRAHAM

Wg Cdr

He was killed when the SS Nerissa was sunk by the U-552 off the coast of Ireland, on its way from the USA to Britain  He is buried in Kilcommon Erris Church of Ireland Churchyard.

30 Apr

TREE, JOHN VICTOR

Flt Lt

He was killed when the SS Nerissa was sunk by the U-552 off the coast of Ireland, on its way from the USA to Britain  He is buried in Kilnaughton Military Cemetery, Kildalton and Oa, Isle of Islay

30 Apr

BRUINES, ARNOLD

WO

He was killed when the SS Nerissa was sunk by the U-552 off the coast of Ireland, on its way from the USA to Britain  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial.

30 Apr

BUTLER, CHARLES EDWARD

AC2

He was killed when the SS Nerissa was sunk by the U-552 off the coast of Ireland, on its way from the USA to Britain  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial.

30 Apr

LEE, ARNOLD SHERWOOD

Sqn Ldr

He was killed when the SS Nerissa was sunk by the U-552 off the coast of Ireland, on its way from the USA to Britain  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial.

30 Apr

MORRISON, GEORGE EDWARD

Flt Sgt

He was killed when the SS Nerissa was sunk by the U-552 off the coast of Ireland, on its way from the USA to Britain  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial.

30 Apr

POOCK, GRAHAM

Flt Sgt

He was killed when the SS Nerissa was sunk by the U-552 off the coast of Ireland, on its way from the USA to Britain  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial.

30 Apr

REED, EDWARD CHARLES

Flt Sgt

He was killed when the SS Nerissa was sunk by the U-552 off the coast of Ireland, on its way from the USA to Britain  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial.

30 Apr

DAVIGDOR, MICHAEL HENRY HAGGARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V6742 of No 52 OTU, which dived into the ground at Finchingfield in Essex.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery.

30 Apr

INGRAM, JOHN

AC1

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

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