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Casualties - 11 - 20 May 1941


11 May

BEHAL, FRANTISEK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIA, Z2921 of No 1 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from a He 111 it was attacking at night.  He is buried in Whyteleafe (St Luke) Churchyard.

11 May

HODSON, WILL FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6010 of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Cloppenburg on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

11 May

MACKAY, DONALD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6010 of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Cloppenburg on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

11 May

PICKERS, RONALD ANTHONY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6010 of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Cloppenburg on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

11 May

RAPLEY, ERIC JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6010 of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Cloppenburg on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

11 May

SMITH, LAURENCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6010 of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Cloppenburg on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

11 May

WATKINS, RAYMOND CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6010 of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Cloppenburg on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

11 May

WILLIAMS, NEVILLE DFC, RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6010 of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Cloppenburg on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

11 May

GOUGH, PETER BECKFORD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5048 ZA-H of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

11 May

MANCHIP, LEONARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5048 ZA-H of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

11 May

RICHARDSON, ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5048 ZA-H of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

11 May

STEWART, FREDERICK GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5048 ZA-H of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

11 May

WATSON, DESMOND FRANK FITZWILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5048 ZA-H of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

11 May

BIRD, PETER REGINALD STEPHENSON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3654 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which shot down over Holland during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

11 May

CAMPBELL, DANIEL MCLEAN RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3654 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which shot down over Holland during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

11 May

DALE, HERBERT REGINALD

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3654 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which shot down over Holland during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

11 May

LUCAS, ERIC RUSSELL RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3654 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which shot down over Holland during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

11 May

NUTTALL, NORMAN HOWARTH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3654 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which shot down over Holland during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

11 May

PLUMB, STANLEY PHILIP

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3654 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which shot down over Holland during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

11 May

SMITH, FRANK AUGUSTUS SIDNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3654 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which shot down over Holland during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

11 May

FREER, PETER FOSTER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2245 of No 29 Sqn, when crashed on the approach to West Malling, having been damaged by return fire from an enemy bomber.  He is buried in Cottingham Cemetery.

11 May

WINGFIELD, VICTOR JOHN AuxAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2245 of No 29 Sqn, when crashed on the approach to West Malling, having been damaged by return fire from an enemy bomber.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent.

11 May

HODGES, JOHN EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1461 BL-Z of No 40 Sqn, which came down in the sea on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

11 May

MULLIGAN, EUGENE MICHAEL

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1461 BL-Z of No 40 Sqn, which came down in the sea on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

11 May

CHAPPELL, DENIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1461 BL-Z of No 40 Sqn, which came down in the sea on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

11 May

HARRIS, JOHN ALBION

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1461 BL-Z of No 40 Sqn, which came down in the sea on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 May

LONG, JOHN DAVID CAMPBELL RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1461 BL-Z of No 40 Sqn, which came down in the sea on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 May

LUSCOMBE, FREDERICK TOM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1461 BL-Z of No 40 Sqn, which came down in the sea on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 May

MACKAY, DAVID DOUGLAS

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 53 Sqn, during an air raid.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Comely Bank) Cemetery.

11 May

STOBBS, RONALD ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5437 of No 55 Sqn, which crash landed near Maaten Bagush and was destroyed by a hung-up bomb, which exploded.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

11 May

DALBY, HARRY MITTON

AC2

He was serving as a Despatch Rider with No 84 Sqn, and died from wounds or injuries sustained in April.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial. Cemetery.

11 May

TAYLOR, STANLEY ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD900 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

11 May

VAUGHAN, REGINALD HERBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD900 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

11 May

PATERSON, GORDON BORDEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1435 JN-H of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

11 May

ROWE, GEOFFREY WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1435 JN-H of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

11 May

SMITH, GEOFFREY

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1435 JN-H of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

11 May

SPILLER, VICTOR GUNDRED DISTIN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1435 JN-H of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

11 May

TREWHELLA, HUGH KINGSLEY

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1435 JN-H of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

11 May

VICKERS, ALAN EDWARD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1435 JN-H of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

11 May

NARUCKI, Aleksander Ryszard

Plt Off

He abandoned Hurricane, Z3435 WX-B of No 302 Sqn, which was damaged by a Bf 109 during a training flight but he was not rescued or did not the survive.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery.

11 May

SMITHERS, RONALD ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I. V7056 of No 501 Sqn, which crashed into the sea during a convoy patrol off Barry, Glamorganshire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 May

REBBECK, JOHN BERTRAM AuxAF

AC1

He was serving with No 903 Sqn, and was killed in an air raid on London.  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery.

11 May

BURLING, CHARLES GEORGE

AC1

He was serving with No 904 Sqn and was killed in his billet at Chaucer School, Pardoner Street, Southwark, when it was hit by a HE bomb.  He is buried in Boebbingworth (or Bovinger) (St Germain) Churchyard.

11 May

HAWKES, THOMAS GEORGE

AC1

He was serving with No 904 Sqn and was killed in his billet at Chaucer School, Pardoner Street, Southwark, when it was hit by a HE bomb.  He is buried in Mitcham (London Road) Cemetery.

11 May

GILES, HENRY

LAC

He was serving with No 904 Sqn and was killed in his billet at Chaucer School, Pardoner Street, Southwark, when it was hit by a HE bomb.  He is buried in Surbiton Cemetery.

11 May

LAWRENCE, WALTER HAROLD AuxAF

Cpl

He was serving with No 907 Sqn, and was killed when a bomb exploded on his balloon site.  He is buried in Harrow (Harrow Weald) Cemetery.

11 May

STAFFORD, WILLIAM AuxAF

LAC

He was serving with No 907 Sqn, and was killed when a bomb exploded on his balloon site.  He is buried in Harrow (Harrow Weald) Cemetery.

11 May

BACON, EDGAR JAMES WILLIAM

AC2

He was killed whilst working in Spitfire, R6712 of No 53 OTU, which was hit by another Spitfire as it was taking off.  He is buried in Romford Cemetery.

11 May

BOYLIN, EDWARD DAVID

AC1

He was probably killed in an air raid on London.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

11 May

ROSS, DANIEL

AC2

He was probably killed in an air raid on London.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

11 May

MERCY, IVOR

LAC

He was probably killed in an air raid on London.  He is buried in Risca (Danygraig) Cemetery.

11 May

YEOMAN, JACK

AC1

He was serving the UK when he died on active service, the exact details of which have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Andover.  He is buried in Whitkirk Church Cemetery.

11 May

HAMBLETON, FREDERICK LAWRANCE

Cpl

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but he probably died in the RAF Hospital, Halton as his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in or was cremated at  Islington Cemetery and Crematorium.

11 May

SIMPSON, GEORGE WILLIAM

Cpl

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery.

11 May

CURNYN, JAMES

AC1

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Rochford.  He is buried in Glasgow (St Kentigern's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

11 May

PHILIPSON, JOSEPH HECTOR

LAC

He was killed in an air raid on London, his death being registered in Holborn?.  He is buried in Haydon Bridge (St Cuthbert) Churchyard Extension

11 May

MORRISON, WILLIAM BLAIR

AC1

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Perth (Wellshill) Cemetery.

12 May

MARLOTH, KENNETH HAMILTON

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 35 Sqn in a bombing raid on RAF Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Newton-upon-Ouse (All Saints) Churchyard.

12 May

MEESON, HECTOR HERBERT

AC2

He was seriously injured whilst serving with No 35 Sqn in a bombing raid on RAF Linton-on-Ouse and died from his wounds in York Military Hospital.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex.

12 May

MARTIN, KENNETH BOWERS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2911 of No 40 Sqn, which was damaged by a night fighter during a raid on Hamburg but the pilot managed to get back it to base.  He is buried in Marham (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

12 May

BECKETT, PERCY HERBERT

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1330 BL-H of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into the sea during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

12 May

FINLAYSON, RODERICK WILLIAM RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1330 BL-H of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into the sea during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

12 May

FLETCHER, DERYCK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1330 BL-H of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into the sea during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

12 May

MURRAY, JAMES BARTLE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1330 BL-H of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into the sea during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

12 May

TUCKWELL, HAROLD CHARLES

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1330 BL-H of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into the sea during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

12 May

SHARP, HUBERT GEORGE

Sgt

He was flying in Whitley V, Z6659 GE-C of No 58 Sqn, which was hit by flak and set on fire over Texel.  He baled out but did not survive and the despite the damage the aircraft was flown back to land at Langham  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

12 May

ALLSOP, JOHN SHAW

Sgt

He was flying in Whitley V, Z6659 GE-C of No 58 Sqn, which was hit by flak and set on fire over Texel.  He baled out but did not survive and the despite the damage the aircraft was flown back to land at Langham  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

MILLS, STALFORD KEITH

Sgt

He was flying in Whitley V, Z6659 GE-C of No 58 Sqn, which was hit by flak and set on fire over Texel.  He baled out but did not survive and the despite the damage the aircraft was flown back to land at Langham  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

KAY, JOHN

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst serving with No 58 Sqn in a bombing raid on RAF Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Cornforth (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

12 May

KIRBY, REGINALD DENIS

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst serving with No 58 Sqn in a bombing raid on RAF Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Great Yarmouth (Gorleston) Cemetery.

12 May

EGGLETON, GORDON IDRIS V.

AC1

He was probably killed whilst serving with No 58 Sqn in a bombing raid on RAF Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Ryde Borough Cemetery.

12 May

LACKEY, HAROLD

AC2

He was probably killed whilst serving with No 58 Sqn in a bombing raid on RAF Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Shirley (St James) Churchyard., Solihull

12 May

DODD, VICTOR STUART

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst serving with No 58 Sqn in a bombing raid on RAF Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Stoke (St Michael) Churchyard.

12 May

WEIR, WILLIAM DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst serving with No 58 Sqn in a bombing raid on RAF Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Swansea (Oystermouth) Cemetery.

12 May

BALMFORTH, GEORGE

Sgt

He was serving with No 58 Sqn and was probably killed in a bombing raid on RAF Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Newton-upon-Ouse (All Saints) Churchyard.

12 May

KEMP, EDWIN HOWARD WHITLEY

Sgt

He was serving with No 58 Sqn and was probably killed in a bombing raid on RAF Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Newton-upon-Ouse (All Saints) Churchyard.

12 May

MOODY, KENNETH HARRY

AC1

He was serving with No 58 Sqn and was probably killed in a bombing raid on RAF Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Newton-upon-Ouse (All Saints) Churchyard.

12 May

LAWSON-BROWN, JOHN

Plt Off

He died in hospital from wounds sustained during operations whilst serving with No 64 Sqn, his death being registered in Southend.  He was cremated at Leeds (Lawns Wood) Crematorium.

12 May

GANNAWAY, ERIC FRANCIS RNZAF

Sgt

He was mortally wounded whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1589 of No 75 Sqn, which was attacked by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  The aircraft made it back to Feltwell but he died shortly afterwards and is buried in Feltwell (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

12 May

BARR, HUBERT WILLIAM JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1462 of No 214 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

12 May

BURLEY, PETER RICHARD KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1462 of No 214 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

12 May

GIBSON, ARNOLD WALKER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1462 of No 214 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

12 May

JAMES, THOMAS WEBLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1462 of No 214 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

12 May

LIVESEY, ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1462 of No 214 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

12 May

TOPLIS, JOHN GRAHAME

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1462 of No 214 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

12 May

ELLWOOD, DERMOT EZRA READ

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6494 MW-F of No 217 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Carpiquet during a recce sortie to St Nazaire.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery.

12 May

HARDWICK, GERALD THOMAS

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6494 MW-F of No 217 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Carpiquet during a recce sortie to St Nazaire.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery.

12 May

ROBERTS-BROWN, RAYMOND LIONEL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, W5615 of No 221 Sqn, which crashed into Lough Foyle shortly after take-off from Limavady on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Northampton (Billing Road) Cemetery.

12 May

BOHAM, FREDERICK LEONARD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, W5615 of No 221 Sqn, which crashed into Lough Foyle shortly after take-off from Limavady on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

NEWEY, NORMAN RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, W5615 of No 221 Sqn, which crashed into Lough Foyle shortly after take-off from Limavady on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

ROBINSON, JAMES AuxAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, W5615 of No 221 Sqn, which crashed into Lough Foyle shortly after take-off from Limavady on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

WHITE, STANLEY GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, W5615 of No 221 Sqn, which crashed into Lough Foyle shortly after take-off from Limavady on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

WYNN, CHARLES SAMUEL

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, W5615 of No 221 Sqn, which crashed into Lough Foyle shortly after take-off from Limavady on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

ENGLISH, KENNETH PATRICK

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V7820 of No 274 Sqn, which was lost in unknown circumstances  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

12 May

ARMSTRONG, WILFRED EDWARD

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 504 Sqn, by a bomb dropped during a raid on RAF Exeter when he was acting duty fire crew on the flare path.  He is buried in Seghill (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

12 May

BELTON, KENYON CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5391 of No 17 OTU, which was lost without trace whilst carrying out a low flying exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

HUNTER, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5391 of No 17 OTU, which was lost without trace whilst carrying out a low flying exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

MACMILLAN, NORMAN ROBERTSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5391 of No 17 OTU, which was lost without trace whilst carrying out a low flying exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

DRAPER, WALTER LESLIE

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 3 School of General Reconnaissance when he suffered a fatal accident in his billet.  He is buried in Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery.

12 May

COUPER, ALFRED ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master N7451 of No 53 OTU, which stalled and crashed at low level near Whitchurch, Hampshire.  He is buried in Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery.

12 May

SKERRITT, STEPHEN RIVINGTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master N7451 of No 53 OTU, which stalled and crashed at low level near Whitchurch, Hampshire.  He is buried in Bradfield (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

12 May

WOOD, L

LAC

He was serving at Durban, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery.

12 May

FORBES, DONALD LAIDLAW

Sgt

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

12 May

GARRAWAY, FREDERICK FRANK OBE

Gp Capt

He was killed whilst supervising fire-fighting operations at RAF Linton-on-Ouse, where he was the CO.  He is buried in Newton-upon-Ouse (All Saints) Churchyard.

12 May

LENHAM, RICHARD OWEN

Cpl

He was killed in an air raid on RAF Pembroke Dock and the town.  He was killed along with his wife and baby at 4 Gwyther Street.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 May

MILLER, WILLIAM IVOR

AC1

He was possibly killed in an air raid on RAF Llandow.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

12 May

JONES, JOHN BRYNMOR

Cpl

He was possibly killed in an air raid on RAF Llandow.  He is buried in Melincwrt Old Independent Chapelyard

12 May

RICHARDS, ALWYN JOHN

AC1

He was possibly killed in an air raid on RAF Llandow.  He is buried in Ogmore and Garw (Pontycymmer) Cemetery.

12 May

ARDLEY, LEONARD SAMUEL

AC1

He was possibly killed in an air raid on RAF Llandow.  He is buried in or was cremated at  Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery. and Crematorium

12 May

NORBURY, JOHN HENRY (JACK)

AC2

He was probably killed in an air raid on RAF St Eval.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

12 May

JARVIS, ALFRED ARTHUR

AC1

He was probably killed in an air raid on RAF St Eval.  He is buried in Great Bardfield (St Mary) Churchyard.

12 May

MARTIN, CHARLES

AC2

He was died from wounds or injuries possibly sustained in an air raid on RAF St Eval.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

12 May

DAVIES, RICHARD FORRESTER

AC1

He was probably killed in an air raid on RAF St Eval.  He is buried in St Eval Churchyard.

12 May

OXFORD, EDGAR JAMES

LAC

He was probably killed in an air raid on RAF St Eval.  He is buried in St Eval Churchyard.

12 May

DUNN, FREDERICK WILLIAM OLIVER

Cpl

He was possibly killed in an air raid on RAF Pembroke Dock and the town.  He is buried in Pembroke Dock (Llanion) Cemetery.

12 May

TIPTON, ROY

AC1

He was possibly killed in an air raid on RAF Pembroke Dock and the town.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Fenton) Cemetery.

12 May

ROWLAND, PHILLIP MELANCTHON

LAC

He was possibly killed in an air raid on RAF Pembroke Dock and the town.  He is buried in Youlgreave (All Saints) Churchyard.

12 May

WOOLNOUGH, JOHN VINCENT

AC1

He was serving the UK when he was killed on active service, the exact details of which have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Holderness.  He is buried in Lowestoft (Kirkley) Cemetery.

12 May

SANDERS, GLYN ALEXANDER

AC2

He died from wounds of injuries, sustained in an air raid on RAF St Eval.  He is buried in River (St Peter) Churchyard.

13 May

BERRIDGE, JOHN TURNER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, AS990 of No 73 Sqn, which spun into the ground shortly after taking-off from Mersa Matruh.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

13 May

AUSTEN-JOHNSON, JOSEPH ECKERSLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6430 of No 82 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the French coast on a raid to St Nazaire.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery.

13 May

KING, GEORGE STEPHEN RAFO

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6430 of No 82 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the French coast on a raid to St Nazaire.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery.

13 May

OWEN, DENISON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6430 of No 82 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the French coast on a raid to St Nazaire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 May

CHADWICK, JOHN MESSITER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6224 of No 82 Sqn, which was hit in the cockpit by flak during a raid on St Nazaire  He is buried in St Mawgan (Lanherne) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

13 May

STOODLEY, ERIC LEONARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P7317 of No 234 Sqn, which collided with P7779 over the Channel, he abandoned the aircraft but was not found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 May

GOODALL, NORMAN HAROLD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P7779 of No 234 Sqn, which collided with P7317 over the Channel during a sweep.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 May

THOMPSON, PETER JOHN ALFRED

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V7115 of No 261 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

13 May

HUNT, HENRY NORMAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V6730 of No 504 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Lyme Regis whilst on a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 May

BLACKHALL, LEONARD JOHN

LAC

He was serving with No 4 SFTS, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery.

14 May

DODD, JOHN DESMOND

Cpl

He died whilst serving with No 57 Sqn, probably in the RAF Hospital, Ely as his death is registered in Ely.  He is buried in Connah's Quay Cemetery..

14 May

HAMILTON, CLAUD ERIC

Plt Off

He was mortally wounded whilst flying Hurricane, Z2901 of No 185 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

14 May

OWENS, DAVID SYDNEY

AC2

He was serving with No 953 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

MORRIS, GEOFFREY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7779 of No 5 SFTS, which stalled after control was lost at low altitude and crashed near Hinstock.  He is buried in Eaton (St Andrew) New Churchyard.

14 May

LAYTON, DENIS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7927 of No 5 SFTS, which stalled after control was lost at low altitude and crashed near Cheswardine.  He is buried in Stoke-upon-Tern (St Peter) Church Cemetery.

14 May

BELL, CHARLES EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8161 of No 9 MU, which flew into ground Colne, Lancashire  He is buried in Aireborough (Yeadon) Cemetery.

14 May

CZEMPAS, Jerzy

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane, Z4720 of No 10 Ferry Flight, No 20 MU, which exploded in the air after catching fire.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery.

14 May

OSELKOWSKI, Wiselaw Marcin

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying Master I, T8334 of No 8 SFTS, which exploded over Laurencekirk, whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

14 May

JONES, WALTER

Sgt

He was serving at Barry Docks, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

STEDMAN, JOHN LESLIE FRANK

AC2

He was serving at Cardiff, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 May

LANDER, FRANK

AC1

He was serving the UK when he died on active service, the exact details of which have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Hendon.  He is buried in Blidworth (St Mary of the Purification and St Lawrence) Churchyard.

14 May

SOLOMON, FRANK

AC1

He was serving the UK when he died on active service, the exact details of which have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Norwich Outer.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk.

14 May

WILLIAMS, TREVOR LLOYD

LAC

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

15 May

FILLINGHAM, WILLIAM VERNON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6372 YH-H of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down off Heligoland by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 May

MAYERS, REGINALD PERCIVAL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6372 YH-H of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down off Heligoland by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 May

OGILVIE, JAMES FLOCKHART THOM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6372 YH-H of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down off Heligoland by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 May

RIPSHER, CHARLES DAVID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane, W9297 of No 33 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during an attack on Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15 May

DALE, ARTHUR

AC2

He was seriously injured whilst serving with No 35 Sqn in a bombing raid on RAF Linton-on-Ouse on 12 May 1941.  He died three days later from his injuries and is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery.

15 May

HUTT, KENNETH JOHN

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7325 of No 97 Sqn, which probably came in the sea possibly as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Frederikshavn Cemetery.

15 May

HANNIGAN, WALLACE PATRICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7325 of No 97 Sqn, which probably came in the sea possibly as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Furreby Churchyard.

15 May

BIRD, GERALD OSCAR LADLER DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7325 of No 97 Sqn, which probably came in the sea possibly as the result of an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 May

BROWN, WILLIAM ADAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7325 of No 97 Sqn, which probably came in the sea possibly as the result of an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 May

NUTT, PETER NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7325 of No 97 Sqn, which probably came in the sea possibly as the result of an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 May

PYATT, REGINALD GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7325 of No 97 Sqn, which probably came in the sea possibly as the result of an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 May

WYNNE, ERNEST VICTOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, Z3035 of No 185 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

15 May

COOPER, WILLIAM MCGREGOR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Lysander II, P9189 of No 237 Sqn, which was shot down during a reconnaissance operation near Amba Alagi in Ethiopia.  He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

15 May

FREMLIN, ERLE RUTHERFORD RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, T3955 'R' of No 256 Sqn, when he abandoned the aircraft at low altitude after control was lost in bad weather.  He is buried in Mansfield (Nottingham Road) Cemetery.

15 May

TAYLOR, PETER JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, T3955 'R' of No 256 Sqn, which he abandoned the aircraft at low altitude after control was lost in bad weather.  He is buried in Mansfield (Nottingham Road) Cemetery.

15 May

BELL, GEORGE (1371428)

AC2

He was killed at Alloa in Scotland front an accidental gunshot wound to the chest  He is buried in Monk Helseden (Blackhall) Cemetery.

15 May

VETCH, HAMILTON CHARLES STEWART

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T5846 of No 14 EFTS, which  flew into ground near Kingsbury, Warwickshire.  He is buried in Bickenhill (St Peter) Churchyard.

15 May

ROBSON, ROBERT

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1350 of No 16 OTU, which spun into the ground near Bicester following an engine failure.  He is buried in Newbiggin (St Bartholomew) Churchyard.

15 May

CRAWFORD, HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1350 of No 16 OTU, which spun into the ground near Bicester following an engine failure.  He is buried in Dunboe First Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

15 May

HOPKINS, MICHAEL JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1350 of No 16 OTU, which spun into the ground near Bicester following an engine failure.  He is buried in Keston Churchyard.

15 May

CLARKE, WILLIAM KEITH RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1350 of No 16 OTU, which spun into the ground near Bicester following an engine failure.  He is buried in Upper Heyford Cemetery.

15 May

NEWTON, JAMES LYLE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1350 of No 16 OTU, which spun into the ground near Bicester following an engine failure.  He is buried in Upper Heyford Cemetery.

15 May

KING, HAROLD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3437 of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Banff in a snowstorm during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brighouse Cemetery.

15 May

BRISSENDEN, JOSEPH RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3437 of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Banff in a snowstorm during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground

15 May

WELLER, CECIL NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3437 of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Banff in a snowstorm during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground

15 May

THOMAS, HOWARD STEPNEY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3437 of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Banff in a snowstorm during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Penarth Cemetery.

15 May

HUGHES, EDWARD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3437 of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Banff in a snowstorm during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley) Cemetery.

15 May

HEADLAND, BERTRAM ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3437 of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Banff in a snowstorm during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery.

15 May

ROSE, DONALD WESTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9817? of No 3 (C)OTU, which dived into the ground near Chivenor.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard.

15 May

McGUFFIE, JOHN COOPER GUNN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9817? of No 3 (C) OTU, which dived into the ground near Chivenor.  He is buried in Largs Cemetery.

15 May

SZALKIEWICZ, Jan Leon

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle , L5662 of No 4 BGS, which crashed at Port Logan, following a collision with V1223 of the same unit.  He is buried in Stranraer (Glebe) Cemetery.

15 May

WACHAL, Kazimierz

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle, V1223 of No 4 BGS, which crashed at Port Logan, following a collision with L5662 of the same unit.  He is buried in Stranraer (Glebe) Cemetery.

15 May

KOCH, Tadeus Henryk

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire, L1018 of No 58 OTU, which was damaged beyond repair on this date, no further details known.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery.

15 May

LOCK, EDWARD JAMES

AC2

He was serving with HQ RAF Egypt/ME, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

15 May

LATTER, LESLIE ALFRED

AC2

He was probably undergoing training at RAF Weeton, where he died in the SSQ.  He is buried in Stanford-le-Hope (St Margaret of Antioch) Churchyard.

15 May

LATHAM, CLIFFORD GORDON

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle , L5662 of No 4 BGS, which crashed at Port Logan, following a collision with V1223 of the same unit.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery.

15 May

WILSON, FRANCIS WALTER

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Battle, V1223 of No 4 BGS, which crashed at Port Logan, following a collision with L5662 of the same unit.  He is buried in Ramsgate and St Lawrence Cemetery.

15 May

BLUNDELL, ROBERT

AC2

He was probably serving in Northern Ireland when he was killed in motor accident.  He is buried in Southport (Duke Street) Cemetery.

16 May

RICHARDSON, HERBERT JOHN CARBRAY RN

Lt (E)

He was serving with No 805 Sqn, FAA but was attached to No 33 Sqn, when he was killed flying Hurricane I, V7857 which was shot down over Crete.  He managed to bale out but his parachute failed to open and he is commemorated on the Lee on Solent Memorial.

16 May

ASH, ANTHONY HARRY MICHELL RN

Lt

He was serving with No 805 Sqn, FAA but was attached to No 33 Sqn, when he was killed flying Hurricane, W9302 which was shot down into the sea over Crete.  He is commemorated on the Lee on Solent Memorial.

16 May

ADEY, IVAN JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1167 BL-N of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16 May

KENNARD, LESLIE JOHN

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1167 BL-N of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16 May

MEECH, RICHMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1167 BL-N of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16 May

MOORE, WILLIAM ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1167 BL-N of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16 May

WHYTE, DIXON FREDERICK RAESIDE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1167 BL-N of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16 May

CORDY, STANLEY CHRISTOPHER

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5817 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down whilst strafing the Tobruk-Bardia road.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16 May

HAINES, ANTHONY CLUSE HUXTABLE

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5817 of No 45 Sqn, which was shot down whilst strafing the Tobruk-Bardia road.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16 May

BEVERIDGE, JOHN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2056 of No 45 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Derna.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16 May

GRIFFITHS, VICTOR JAMES

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2056 of No 45 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Derna.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16 May

WISE, ALLAN HERBERT RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2056 of No 45 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Derna.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16 May

GARLISH, REGINALD JAMES

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6493 EY-V of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

16 May

GARROULD, JOHN AUBREY TREVOR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6493 EY-V of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

16 May

KEYMER, ROBERT SYDNEY LANGSTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6493 EY-V of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

16 May

OAKES, EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6493 EY-V of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

16 May

SMITH, ALEXANDER PLANT

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6493 EY-V of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

16 May

HERRTAGE, GERALD DOUGLAS FRANCIS

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Gladiator, L7616 of No 94 Sqn, which was shot down by cross fire from three He 111s it was attacking over Habbaniya.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery.

16 May

ECCLES, RAYMOND GORDON RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1494 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed in Holland having been damaged by flak over Emden.  He is buried in Groningen (Esserveld) General Cemetery.

16 May

MACLEAN, GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1494 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed in Holland having been damaged by flak over Emden.  He is buried in Groningen (Esserveld) General Cemetery.

16 May

NORTH, ARTHUR CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2118 GB-E of No 105 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti shipping sortie off the Norwegian coast.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery.

16 May

RICHARDS, RICHARD ALBAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2118 GB-E of No 105 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti shipping sortie off the Norwegian coast.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery.

16 May

SNUTCH, ERNEST EDMUND FARROW

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2118 GB-E of No 105 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti shipping sortie off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16 May

BAILEY, STANLEY LEONARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD841 PL-Q of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

16 May

McVIE, WILLIAM ALEXANDER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD841 PL-Q of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland during a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

16 May

FLEMING, ERIC MERVYN ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane IIA, Z2589 of No 258 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Lingfield in Surrey.  He is buried in Whyteleafe (St Luke) Churchyard.

16 May

CLOSTRE, DANIEL HENRY JULES

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, V6633 of No 274 Sqn, which failed to return from a ground attack mission over Gambut.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

16 May

AGAZARIAN, NOEL LE CHEVALIER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, W9302 of No 274 Sqn, which failed to return from a ground attack mission over Gambut.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

16 May

DEAN, FRANK HENRY

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 274 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16 May

BROWN, GEORGE DOUGLAS

Cpl

He was serving with No 257 Wing, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16 May

YEOMANS, STANLEY KNIGHT

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, 2795 of No 34 SFTS, which dived into the ground from steep climbing turn following take off during solo night circuits.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery.

16 May

ALLEN, JOHN ANTHONY

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in an unidentified aircraft of No 4 AACU, which was involved in a flying accident.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

16 May

LYNCH, MICHAEL

AC2

He was serving with No 4 SFTS, and was possibly killed in an air raid on RAF Habbaniya by German aircraft.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery.

16 May

BRACKENBURY, CHRISTOPHER CHARLES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying as an instructor in Tiger Moth, T5712 of No 9 EFTS, which crashed at Clifford Bridge near Coventry after hitting a balloon cable.  He is buried in Ansty (St James) Churchyard.

16 May

MORGAN, RONALD HENRY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, T5712 of No 9 EFTS, which crashed at Clifford Bridge near Coventry after hitting a balloon cable.  He is buried in Aberystwyth Cemetery.

16 May

JOHNSTON, HARRY GRANT

Cpl

He was serving at the Aircraft Depot, Iraq and was possibly killed in an air raid on RAF Habbaniya by German aircraft.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery.

16 May

MINOR, HAROLD EDWIN

LAC

He was serving at the Aircraft Depot, Iraq and was possibly killed in an air raid on RAF Habbaniya by German aircraft.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery.

16 May

MORRISON, JAMES

AC2

He died in RAF Hospital Cosford whilst serving at No. 4 Recruit Centre, Bridgnorth , possibly as the result of natural causes or an accident in training.  He is buried in Donnington (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

16 May

MOORE, NORMAN ASHLEY

LAC

He was serving at RAF Habbaniya and was possibly killed in an air raid on RAF Habbaniya by German aircraft.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery.

16 May

OSBORN, PHILIP GEORGE

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Habbaniya and was possibly killed in an air raid on RAF Habbaniya by German aircraft.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery.

16 May

ROWE, HARRY DOLTON

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Habbaniya and was possibly killed in an air raid on RAF Habbaniya by German aircraft.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery.

16 May

SHAKESHAFT, JOHN CLIFFORD RAFO

Wg Cdr

He was serving at RAF Habbaniya and was possibly killed in an air raid on RAF Habbaniya by German aircraft.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery.

16 May

DAMANT, FREDERICK KORSTEN DFC

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, P1881 of the RAFC, which crashed on take-off at Cranwell on an air test.  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

16 May

PEARSE, ALAN NEIL

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, P1881 of the RAFC, which crashed on take-off at Cranwell on an air test.  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

16 May

BROAD, ALFRED STANLEY

AC2

He was possibly serving at RAF Bircham Newton when he died, the exact details of which have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Fakenham.  He is buried in Abney Park Cemetery.

16 May

CADMAN, DEREK WILLIAM

AC2

He was possibly serving at RAF Bircham Newton when he died, the exact details of which have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Fakenham.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery.

16 May

FELLOWS, ALFRED HENRY

AC2

He was possibly serving at RAF Bircham Newton when he was killed on active service, the exact details of which have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Fakenham.  He is buried in Yardley Wood (Christ Church) Churchyard.

16 May

WETTON, HAROLD BROOMFIELD

AC1

He was serving the UK when he died on active service in a Birmingham hospital from an illness.  He is buried in Uttoxeter Cemetery.

16 May

BUSUTTIL, JOHN WILLIAM

AC1

He was serving the UK when he died on active service, the exact details of which have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Bucklow.  He is buried in or was cremated at  Islington Cemetery. and Crematorium.

16 May

BRACE, CHARLES RAYMOND

AC1

He was serving with No 86 MU when he died from wounds or injuries, his death being registered in Folkestone.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

17 May

MITCHELL, LESLIE B.

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1267 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near the bomb dump at Honington on its return from a raid on Boulogne.  He is buried in Arnold Cemetery.

17 May

KEAN, ERL JOSEPH RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P7833 of No 54 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Maidstone whilst on patrol.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery.

17 May

KOLENDORSKI, STANLEY MICHEL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane IIB, Z3186 of No 71 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 off Clacton during an interception.  He is buried in Rockanje (Zeeweg) General Cemetery.

17 May

CRONE, THOMAS WILLIAM ARCHIBALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6578 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Rotem Communal Cemetery.

17 May

GRAY, KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6578 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Rotem Communal Cemetery.

17 May

PELL, NORMAN BROOK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6578 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Rotem Communal Cemetery.

17 May

CAMPBELL, WILLIAM ARCHIBALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2099 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Uffingham whilst attempting a forced landing.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

17 May

KANE, THOMAS

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2099 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Uffingham whilst attempting a forced landing.  He is buried in West Calder Cemetery.

17 May

HARVEY, STUART JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2099 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Uffingham whilst attempting a forced landing.  He is buried in Wittering (All Saints) Churchyard.

17 May

CLARK, ANTHONY WILLIAM JOHN

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, R1587 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which was hit by Hurricane, V7225 of No 1401 Met Flt.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard.

17 May

COTTON, GRAHAM HARDY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, R1587 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which was hit by Hurricane, V7225 of No 1401 Met Flt.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard.

17 May

PEPPER, ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, R1587 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which was hit by Hurricane, V7225 of No 1401 Met Flt.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery.

17 May

PETTER, RONALD ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, R1587 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which was hit by Hurricane, V7225 of No 1401 Met Flt.  He is buried in New Southgate Cemetery.

17 May

BUSHFORD, CHARLES EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, R1587 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which was hit by Hurricane, V7225 of No 1401 Met Flt.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

17 May

GRAY, GEORGE DIXON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, R1587 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which was hit by Hurricane, V7225 of No 1401 Met Flt.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

17 May

TEARLE, RAYMOND JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9324 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing on a beach on the Isle of Sheppey.  He is buried in Luton Church Burial Ground

17 May

KNIGHT, ARTHUR GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9324 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing on a beach on the Isle of Sheppey.  He is buried in Prestatyn (Coed Bell) Cemetery.

17 May

COOPER, LESLIE ERNEST HENRY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9324 of No 206 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing on a beach on the Isle of Sheppey.  He is buried in Wellingborough (Doddington Road) Cemetery.

17 May

COLLINS, JOHN OLIVER ROSS

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Lysander II, P9189 of No 237 Sqn, which was shot down during a reconnaissance operation near Amba Alagi in Ethiopia on 15 May 1941.  He is buried in Asmara War Cemetery.

17 May

HIRST, PAUL SYDNEY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, T3228 of No 252 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Hassani in Greece.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

17 May

PAYTON, ERIC RICHARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, T3228 of No 252 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Hassani in Greece.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

17 May

HYDE, GEORGE GORDON RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane IIB, Z3232 of No 402 Sqn, which crashed near Metheringham during an aerobatic display.  He is buried in Scopwick Church Burial Ground.

17 May

DIAPER, ERIC PATRICK

Sgt

He was serving with No 504 Sqn, and was found dead near a dispersal hut with a revolver and a head wound to the head.  He is buried in Derby (Normanton) Cemetery.

17 May

WILLIAMS, BERT

AC2

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

17 May

INNES, WILLIAM THOMAS

LAC

He was serving with No 102 MU, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial. Cemetery.

17 May

RADFORD, GEORGE WALLIS

Flt Sgt

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

17 May

ATKINSON, DENNIS KNOX

Plt Off

He was serving with No 107 MU, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial. Cemetery.

17 May

MACDIARMID, IAIN ROBERTSON DFC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, V7225 of No 1401 Flt, which crashed after being in collision with Wellington, R1587 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn.  He is buried in Barbour Cemetery.

17 May

HODGSON, THOMAS RILEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5565 of No 17 OTU, which flew into the sea off Morecambe following an engine failure during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

SAVAGE, PHILIP

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5565 of No 17 OTU, which flew into the sea off Morecambe following an engine failure during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

DAWSON, RONALD

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, R6342 of No 17 SFTS, which crashed on taking off from Cranwell.  He is buried in Blackpool (Carleton) Cemetery.

17 May

HENNING, WILLIAM CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3151 'J' of No 20 OTU, which flew into Spey Bay during the crew's final training sortie prior to joining an operational squadron.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

PEACOCK, ERNEST RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3151 'J' of No 20 OTU, which flew into Spey Bay during the crew's final training sortie prior to joining an operational squadron.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

SANNE, ALBERT EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3151 'J' of No 20 OTU, which flew into Spey Bay during the crew's final training sortie prior to joining an operational squadron.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

SMITH, JOHN FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3151 'J' of No 20 OTU, which flew into Spey Bay during the crew's final training sortie prior to joining an operational squadron.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

WHITBREAD, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3151 'J' of No 20 OTU, which flew into Spey Bay during the crew's final training sortie prior to joining an operational squadron.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

CRICHTON, DAVID GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4124 of No 25 OTU, which crashed near Doncaster shortly after taking-off from Finningley.  He is buried in Dundee Western Cemetery.

17 May

HICKMOTT, RICHARD SAMUEL KEITH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4124 of No 25 OTU, which crashed near Doncaster shortly after taking-off from Finningley.  He is buried in Tunbridge Wells Cemetery.

17 May

FOSTER, ERNEST DAVID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4124 of No 25 OTU, which crashed near Doncaster shortly after taking-off from Finningley.  He is buried in Whiston (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard.

17 May

SPICE, PERCY EDWARD

AC1

He was serving with No 32 ASP, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial. Cemetery.

17 May

COWAN, REGINALD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant , N1573 of No 54 OTU, which crashed on taking off at night from Church Fenton.  He is buried in Lyndhurst Cemetery, Hampshire

17 May

HOUNAM, HUGH ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8638  of No 9 SFTS, which spun into the ground near Hullavington, Wiltshire.  He is buried in Moor Allerton (St John) Churchyard.

17 May

CRAIG, MALCOLM JAMES COURTLAND RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3151 'J' of No 20 OTU, which flew into Spey Bay during the crew's final training sortie prior to joining an operational squadron.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 May

SWANSTON, JAMES NICOLSON

LAC

He died in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary from chronic intestinal nephritis.  He is buried in Inveresk Parish Churchyard.

17 May

DUNMORE, JACK TOWNLEY

Flt Sgt

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Chislehurst (The Annunciation) Churchyard.

18 May

FERRIER, ALFRED RAYMOND RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane IIB, Z3229 of No 3 Sqn, which was lost on this date.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery.

18 May

WISKAR, IRWIN HAROLD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8675 of No 68 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Rodington in Shropshire.  He is buried in Eston Cemetery.

18 May

BUTCHER, GEOFFREY ROBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8675 of No 68 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Rodington in Shropshire.  He is buried in Wombridge (SS Mary and Leonard) Churchyard.

18 May

GORDON, PETER RONIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9413 XD-D of No 139 Sqn, which crashed near Norwich after hitting a tree and a house following a low pass over an Army AA unit.  He is buried in Hamilton (Bent)) Cemetery.

18 May

HALBERT, ROBERT LANG RIDDET

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9413 XD-D of No 139 Sqn, which crashed near Norwich after hitting a tree and a house following a low pass over an Army AA unit.  He is buried in Irvine (Knadgerhill) Cemetery.

18 May

SAUNDERS, ARTHUR MITCHELL RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9413 XD-D of No 139 Sqn, which crashed near Norwich after hitting a tree and a house following a low pass over an Army AA unit.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk

18 May

ACTON, GEORGE ALFRED

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L9413 XD-D of No 139 Sqn, which crashed near Norwich after hitting a tree and a house following a low pass over an Army AA unit.  He is buried in Storrington (St Mary) Churchyard.

18 May

CRAWSHAW, LUTHER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5448 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn, which crashed in a high speed dive after the dinghy broke loose and fouled the elevators.  He is buried in Barnsley (Monk Bretton) Cemetery.

18 May

BAYLY, GEORGE LEE MORRIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5448 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn, which crashed in a high speed dive after the dinghy broke loose and fouled the elevators.  He is buried in Bebington Cemetery.

18 May

COATES, KENNETH WILSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5448 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn, which crashed in a high speed dive after the dinghy broke loose and fouled the elevators.  He is buried in Greasley (St Mary) Church Cemetery.

18 May

LYMBERY, BRIAN EDWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5448 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn, which crashed in a high speed dive after the dinghy broke loose and fouled the elevators.  He is buried in Marham (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

18 May

WEBBER, WILBUR FREDERICK RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5448 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn, which crashed in a high speed dive after the dinghy broke loose and fouled the elevators.  He is buried in Marham (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

18 May

ALLENBY, GEORGE CLIFTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane II, Z2700 of No 258 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Shoreham, Sussex  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 May

TATNELL, REGINALD FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T3302 of No 272 Sqn, which dived into the ground as it took off at night from Chivenor.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard.

18 May

THOMAS, DEREK WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P8245 of No 611 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Dengie Flat in Essex.  He is buried in Hawkwell (St Mary) Churchyard.

18 May

RAWCLIFFE, JOHN SAMUEL EDGAR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5047 of No 10 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Windrush following a burst tyre.  He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

18 May

SMALE, JOHN TREVOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5047 of No 10 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Windrush following a burst tyre.  He is buried in Lydney (St Mary) Churchyard.

18 May

THOMAS, BRUCE KENTISH

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Battle Trainer, R7363 of No 12 SFTS, which was shot down by an intruder.  He is buried in Tunbridge Wells Cemetery.

18 May

GLOVER, WILLIAM RONALD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford II, N6370 of No 14 SFTS, which crashed whilst landing at night at Sibson.  He is buried in Warlingham (All Saints) Churchyard.

18 May

SZABUNIEWICZ, Juliusz Jozef

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Magister I, R1852 of No 15 EFTS, which spun into the ground at Burnfoot  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery.

18 May

DAVIES, PERCY GILBERT

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Tiger Moth II, N6943 of No 19 EFTS, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Runcorn in Cheshire.  He is buried in Hawarden (St Deiniol) Churchyard.

18 May

DAWSON, EDWARD KERFOOT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1233 of No 25 OTU, which was lost without trace whilst on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 May

DIXON-SPAIN, PETER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1233 of No 25 OTU, which was lost without trace whilst on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 May

HALBERT, BILLY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1233 of No 25 OTU, which was lost without trace whilst on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 May

MORGAN, THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1233 of No 25 OTU, which was lost without trace whilst on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 May

PORTER, FREDERICK HERBERT

AC1

He died from wounds or injuries whilst serving with No 67 MU, his death being registered in Truro.  He is buried in Farnborough Cemetery.

18 May

McCLEERY, WILLIAM ROBERT AFM

Sqn Ldr

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

18 May

KERR, GEORGE

Cpl

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but it probably occurred in the RAF Hospital, Ely as his death was registered in Ely.  He is buried in Old Monkland Cemetery.

18 May

STEER, HENRY WILLIAM

AC1

He was serving with No 6 SFTS when he died on active service, the exact details of which have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Ploughley.  He is buried in Dorking Cemetery.

18 May

TEMPLE, DAVID SAMUEL

Cpl

He was serving with No 6 SFTS at Little Rissington and was killed on active service, but the exact details of his death have not been ascertained, his death being registered in Cirencester.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard.

19 May

HIBBERD, ANTHONY DFC

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 42 Sqn and died in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary from head injuries sustained in a car crash at Edinburgh.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery.

19 May

CARTER, DAVID - see REUTER, GEORGES HENRI MATHIEU

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2179 of No 45 Sqn, which crashed in flames during a strafing attack on MT on the Agedabia-Ghemines road.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

19 May

CASSAR, HENRY JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2179 of No 45 Sqn, which crashed in flames during a strafing attack on MT on the Agedabia-Ghemines road.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

19 May

REUTER, GEORGES HENRI MATHIEU served as CARTER, DAVID

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2179 of No 45 Sqn, which crashed in flames during a strafing attack on MT on the Agedabia-Ghemines road.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

19 May

CZAPIEWSKI, Jan Artur

 

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane IIA, Z2456 of No 306 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by a Bf 109. 

19 May

NISBET, JOHN AIRD

Plt Off

He was serving with No 32 ASP, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

19 May

McBIRNEY, HAROLD ALBERT RODNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Defiant, N1653 of No 54 OTU, which crashed shortly after taking of from Church Fenton.  He is buried in Mount Jerome Cemetery.

20 May

ABBOTT, KENNETH GEORGE

AC1

He was serving with No 30 Sqn and was killed during the German attack on the airfield at Maleme in Crete, when the invasion of the island began on this date.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20 May

BETTS, HENRY FREDERICK

LAC

He was serving with No 30 Sqn and was killed during the German attack on the airfield at Maleme in Crete, when the invasion of the island began on this date.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20 May

GOODHAND, MERVYN SIDNEY

AC1

He was serving with No 30 Sqn and was killed during the German attack on the airfield at Maleme in Crete, when the invasion of the island began on this date.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20 May

HOYES, MAXWELL

Sgt

He was serving with No 30 Sqn and was killed during the German attack on the airfield at Maleme in Crete, when the invasion of the island began on this date.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20 May

STEWART, ALBERT (521630)

LAC

He was serving with No 30 Sqn and was killed during the German attack on the airfield at Maleme in Crete, when the invasion of the island began on this date.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20 May

THOMAS, DENZIEL JONAH

LAC

He was serving with No 30 Sqn and was killed during the German attack on the airfield at Maleme in Crete, when the invasion of the island began on this date.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20 May

WILLIAMS, FRANK THOMAS

Cpl

He was serving with No 30 Sqn and was killed during the German attack on the airfield at Maleme in Crete, when the invasion of the island began on this date.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20 May

HUTCHINSON, WILLIAM PERCIVAL

AC2

He was serving with No 33 Sqn and was killed during the German attack on the airfield at Maleme in Crete, when the invasion of the island began on this date.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20 May

MEW, RONALD GEORGE

Sgt

He was severely injured whilst flying in Wellington II, W5448 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn on 18 May 1941, which   He died two days later and is buried in Shorwell (St Peter) New Churchyard.

20 May

TRACY, HAROLD MERVYN AuxAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 959 Sqn, his death being registered in Willesdon.  He is buried in Chorleywood Road Cemetery.

20 May

BIRRELL, ALEXANDER BRUCE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, R4820 of No 25 EFTS, which dived into the ground on take-off from Belvedere following an engine failure.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

20 May

JONES, CLAUDE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, W5712 of No 37 MU, which dived into the ground near Market Harborough , reason unknown.  He is buried in Wittering (All Saints) Churchyard.

20 May

LAMBERT, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, W5712 of No 37 MU, which dived into the ground near Market Harborough , reason unknown.  He is buried in Denny and Dunipace Cemetery.

20 May

BURKE, JOHN

WO

He was serving in the UK and died at Swancote, Bridgnorth, Shropshire.  He is buried in Codsall (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

20 May

SAMP, BERNARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, Z2318 of No 605 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near Tern Hill after running out of fuel during the approach.  He is buried in Market Drayton Cemetery.

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