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Casualties - 1 - 10 August 1941


1 Aug

DASTUR, R N RIAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5577 PH-U of No 12 Sqn, which was damaged during a raid on Boulogne but was able to return to base. 

1 Aug

KHOSLA, C P RIAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5577 PH-U of No 12 Sqn, which was damaged during a raid on Boulogne but was able to return to base. 

1 Aug

SCARBORO, JENNETT

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6526 OA-T of No 22 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off Kent whilst practicing low flying on a transit flight from Manston to Thornaby.  He is buried in Toynton (All Saints) Churchyard.

1 Aug

BARRIE, ALEC LESLIE DRUMMOND

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1067 'A' of No 37 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Sollum on its return from a raid on Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

1 Aug

BROWN, JOHN ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1067 'A' of No 37 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Sollum on its return from a raid on Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

1 Aug

GLEDHILL, THOMAS EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1067 'A' of No 37 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Sollum on its return from a raid on Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

1 Aug

PRESCOTT, JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1067 'A' of No 37 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Sollum on its return from a raid on Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

1 Aug

RATCLIFFE, DEREK TREND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1067 'A' of No 37 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Sollum on its return from a raid on Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

1 Aug

TAYLOR, DENNIS KIBBEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1067 'A' of No 37 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Sollum on its return from a raid on Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

1 Aug

JEFFCOTE, THOMAS BERNARD

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I AD966 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Lincoln during an air test.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

1 Aug

DODDS, GILBERT DERRICK RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I AD966 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Lincoln during an air test.  He is buried in Waddington (St Michael) Churchyard.

1 Aug

FORSYTHE, ALAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I AD966 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Lincoln during an air test.  He is buried in Waddington (St Michael) Churchyard.

1 Aug

LE BLANC SMITH, GODFREY MICHAEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I AD966 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Lincoln during an air test.  He is buried in Waddington (St Michael) Churchyard.

1 Aug

CLARK, ARTHUR DOUGLAS

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD966 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Lincoln during an air test.  He is buried in Crowle Cemetery.

1 Aug

RAMSAY, ALISTAIR STEWART DFC

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9605 'U' of No 105 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an anti-shipping strike on Lampedusa harbour.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

1 Aug

MACPHERSON, ALASDAIR CHARLES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3568 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed in the North Sea off Flushing during an anti shipping sortie.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

1 Aug

THOMSON, HUGH FREDERICK

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3568 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed in the North Sea off Flushing during an anti shipping sortie.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

1 Aug

WILLIAMS, LEONARD CHARLES

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3568 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed in the North Sea off Flushing during an anti shipping sortie.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

1 Aug

POWELL, CULLEN ERIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7498 of No 107 Sqn, which probably crashed in the North Sea during an anti shipping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Aug

EAST, ROBERT MILES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L2166 of No 230 Sqn, which was shot down over the Mediterranean by an Italian submarine.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

1 Aug

GOULD, STEPHEN EDWARD DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L2166 of No 230 Sqn, which was shot down over the Mediterranean by an Italian submarine.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

1 Aug

HORSBURGH, ROBERT

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L2166 of No 230 Sqn, which was shot down over the Mediterranean by an Italian submarine.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

1 Aug

MELL, JACK IVOR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L2166 of No 230 Sqn, which was shot down over the Mediterranean by an Italian submarine.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

1 Aug

SHOOSMITH, EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L2166 of No 230 Sqn, which was shot down over the Mediterranean by an Italian submarine.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

1 Aug

DENNIS, ERNEST EDWARD

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L2166 of No 230 Sqn, which was shot down over the Mediterranean by an Italian submarine.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

1 Aug

CHASE-CASGRAIN, MARIE GUY ALEXANDRE RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIA, Z2986 of No 242 Sqn, which was shot down by a Spitfire near Dunkirk during a Roadstead.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Aug

PRICE, RALPH RUSKIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIA, Z2411 'Z' of No 247 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Lizard in Cornwall after colliding with a Do 17 at night.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Aug

MINNICK, ROBERT F. RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, X4777 of No 501 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Dunblane.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery.

1 Aug

FULLER, FREDERICK ROBERT

AC1

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 906 Sqn, his death being registered in Hendon N.  He is buried in Malden (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

1 Aug

WHITTAKER, ALFRED

LAC

He was serving with No ?, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery.

1 Aug

LEE, ARTHUR EDWIN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, Z6242 of No 1 AGS, which dived into Carmarthen Bay during a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Aug

BYSTRZYNSKI, Witold 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, Z6242 of No 1 AGS, which dived into Carmarthen Bay during a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt

1 Aug

MACKAY, ALEXANDER

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, Z6242 of No 1 AGS, which dived into Carmarthen Bay during a training flight.  He is buried in Nairn Cemetery.

1 Aug

MORRIS, WILFRED LEONARD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, Z6242 of No 1 AGS, which dived into Carmarthen Bay during a training flight.  He is buried in Pembrey (St Illtyd) Churchyard.

1 Aug

COOPER, GEOFFREY ELLIOT

LAC

He was serving with No 103 MU, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

1 Aug

ALLARDICE, ANDREW WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8773 of the OADU, which crashed in the sea following an engine failure during a delivery flight between Gibraltar and Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Aug

GEILS, ALLAN HUGHES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8773 of the OADU, which crashed in the sea following an engine failure during a delivery flight between Gibraltar and Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Aug

JONES, REGINALD ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8773 of the OADU, which crashed in the sea following an engine failure during a delivery flight between Gibraltar and Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Aug

O'CALLAGHAN, JOHN GERALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8773 of the OADU, which crashed in the sea following an engine failure during a delivery flight between Gibraltar and Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Aug

PROUT, GILBERT

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8773 of the OADU, which crashed in the sea following an engine failure during a delivery flight between Gibraltar and Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Aug

DAVIS, HERBERT SUMMERSELL

Sqn Ldr

An Education Officer, he was killed whilst riding a motor cycle at the Preston Toll Bar cross-roads, near Cirencester, which collided with an Army lorry.  He is buried in Cirencester Cemetery.

2 Aug

DULWICH, WILLIAM HOWARD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, X8919 OA-W of No 22 Sqn, which was shot down off Ostend during a Rover patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Aug

GILLEARD, FRED

LAC

He was serving with No 40 Sqn, and died of natural causes at Alconbury.  He is buried in York Cemetery, Yorkshire.

2 Aug

STEVEN, DOUGLAS MCDONALD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P8045 of No 74 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Ouston, Northumberland during a weather recce resulting from an oxygen failure.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery.

2 Aug

BURT, KENYON OSWALD DFC

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6026 UX-M of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an anti shipping sortie.  He is buried in Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery.

2 Aug

CURR, ANGUS DOUGLAS WILLIS

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6026 UX-M of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an anti shipping sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

2 Aug

ELLIS, WILLIAM THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6026 UX-M of No 82 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an anti shipping sortie.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

2 Aug

QUINLAN, THOMAS CHRISTOPHER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1800 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the Ijsselmeer during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hemelumer Oldeferd (Scharl) General Cemetery.

2 Aug

WALKER, WILLIAM HORACE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1800 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the Ijsselmeer during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Leuwarden Northern General Cemetery.

2 Aug

DAVEY, WILLIAM RICHARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1800 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the Ijsselmeer during a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Aug

HILL, LAWRENCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1800 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the Ijsselmeer during a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Aug

SMITH, GORDON ALAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1800 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the Ijsselmeer during a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Aug

WATSON, WILSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1800 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the Ijsselmeer during a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Aug

KENT, ROBERT

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1613 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen on 14 Jul 1941.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

2 Aug

STARKEY, GEORGE CYRIL

Flt Sgt

He possibly died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Sunderland I, L2166 of No 230 Sqn, which was shot down over the Mediterranean by an Italian submarine.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

2 Aug

SMITH, RAYMOND GEORGE RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4176 of No 412 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft during a practice dogfight.  He is buried in Scopwick Church Burial Ground

2 Aug

BANACHOWICZ, Antoni

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor I, P6310 of No 1 Signals School, which spun into the ground from a turn near Cranwell.  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

2 Aug

FOGDEN, JOHN HENRY WREFORD

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor I, P6310 of No 1 Signals School, which spun into the ground from a turn near Cranwell.  He is buried in North Mundham (St Stephen) Churchyard Extension

2 Aug

YOUNG, EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N5465 of No 9 EFTS, which spun into the ground near Brincklow, Coventry.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

2 Aug

MANSELL, PETER GEORGE

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N5465 of No 9 EFTS, which spun into the ground near Brincklow, Coventry.  He is buried in Rogate (St Bartholomew) Church Cemetery.

2 Aug

TALBOT, WILLIAM GEORGE

AC2

He was probably serving at RAF Halton, when he was killed in collision between the motor cycle he was riding and a car near Wendover.  He is buried in Lambeth (Tooting) Cemetery.

2 Aug

HUNNAM, WILLIAM RONALD

LAC

He was serving in the UK and was killed whilst riding his motor cycle when he collided with another rider near the Old English Gentleman, Harston.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.

3 Aug

ALDER, JOHN NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3663 MG-H of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

3 Aug

AMOS, EDWARD ROY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3663 MG-H of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

3 Aug

BURROWS, LEONARD ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3663 MG-H of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

3 Aug

YOUNG, MARTIN ANTHONY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3663 MG-H of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

3 Aug

BOLAM, GEORGE EWIN

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6477 AW-O of No 42 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Agger in Denmark during a Rover patrol.  He is buried in Frederikshavn Cemetery.

3 Aug

HUTSON, LESLIE ROY

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6477 AW-O of No 42 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Agger in Denmark during a Rover patrol.  He is buried in Frederikshavn Cemetery.

3 Aug

MASTERS, KEITH JOHN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6477 AW-O of No 42 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Agger in Denmark during a Rover patrol.  He is buried in Frederikshavn Cemetery.

3 Aug

RAMSDEN, RONALD MAURICE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6477 AW-O of No 42 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Agger in Denmark during a Rover patrol.  He is buried in Frederikshavn Cemetery.

3 Aug

McGLASHAN, ROBERT HUBERT

Plt Off

He died having managed to evacuate Wellington IC, W5580 EP-K of No 104 Sqn, which had been ditched in the North Sea on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

3 Aug

SIMPKIN, ARTHUR ERNEST

Sgt

He died having managed to evacuate Wellington IC, W5580 EP-K of No 104 Sqn, which had been ditched in the North Sea on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

3 Aug

VERVER, PETER BERNARD

Fg Off

He died having managed to evacuate Wellington IC, W5580 EP-K of No 104 Sqn, which had been ditched in the North Sea on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

3 Aug

HODGE, DAVID GALL

Sgt

He died having managed to evacuate Wellington IC, W5580 EP-K of No 104 Sqn, which had been ditched in the North Sea on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Aug

STEVENSON, EARLE JOHN RCAF

Sgt

He died having managed to evacuate Wellington IC, W5580 EP-K of No 104 Sqn, which had been ditched in the North Sea on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Aug

WHITE, HUGH PETER STUART

Sgt

He died having managed to evacuate Wellington IC, W5580 EP-K of No 104 Sqn, which had been ditched in the North Sea on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Aug

CRABB, GEORGE JAMES LEONARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9747 HA-E of No 218 Sqn, which was abandoned following instrument failure due to severe turbulence on a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Dagenham (Chadwell Heath) Cemetery.

3 Aug

MAXWELL, JOHN ARTHUR RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9747 HA-E of No 218 Sqn, which was abandoned following instrument failure due to severe turbulence on a raid to Hannover.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery.

3 Aug

McKENZIE, HENRY BRUCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5527 LQ-F of No 405 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Lemvig Cemetery.

3 Aug

COX, REGINALD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5527 LQ-F of No 405 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Aug

HORN, JOHN READ RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5527 LQ-F of No 405 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Aug

LEARMONTH, ANDREW OWEN RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5527 LQ-F of No 405 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Aug

REED, JOHN MOORBY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5527 LQ-F of No 405 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Aug

THOMAS, RONALD MASON

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5527 LQ-F of No 405 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Aug

LOCK, ERIC STANLEY DSO, DFC and Bar

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3257 of No 611 Sqn, which was probably shot down by ground fire during a Rhubarb sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Aug

GURNELL, THOMAS WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, N4568 of No 11 SFTS, which flew into high ground near Conway in North Wales.  He was cremated at Birkenhead (Landican) Crematorium.

3 Aug

WASHINGTON, LEONARD GEORGE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, V3244 of No 2 SFTS, which flew into the ground near Chipping Norton on a night training flight.  He is buried in Black Bourton (or Burton Abbots) (St Mary) Churchyard.

3 Aug

COHEN, GEOFFREY LANDAS RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3177 of No 25 OTU, which flew into the ground near Bawtry during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension

3 Aug

CRANE, WILLIAM HENRY RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3178 of No 25 OTU, which flew into the ground near Bawtry during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension

3 Aug

GILBERT, HARRY TREVOR DFC

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3179 of No 25 OTU, which flew into the ground near Bawtry during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension

3 Aug

HARRISON, WILLIAM

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3180 of No 25 OTU, which flew into the ground near Bawtry during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Birtley New Cemetery.

3 Aug

MATTHEWS, EDGAR JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3181 of No 25 OTU, which flew into the ground near Bawtry during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Gellygaer Cemetery.

3 Aug

SOAR, HAROLD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3182 of No 25 OTU, which flew into the ground near Bawtry during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Ticknall (St George) Churchyard.

3 Aug

ABRAMS, HYMAN DAVID RCAF

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4478 of No 3 (C) OTU, which flew into high ground near Croyde in Devon.  He is buried in Exeter Jewish Cemetery.

3 Aug

BATLEY, DAVID MARCUS

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4478 of No 3 (C) OTU, which flew into high ground near Croyde in Devon.  He is buried in Lane Congregational Burial Ground

3 Aug

FLEMING, WILLIAM RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, R4183 of No 52 OTU, which collided with W9149 of the same unit during a practice dogfight.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery.

3 Aug

CHEYNE, IAN MCDONALD RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, W9149 of No 52 OTU, which collided with R4183 of the same unit during a practice dogfight.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery.

3 Aug

HALMKIN, LEONARD MARTIN

LAC

He was serving at No 42 Air School, Port Elizabeth, and was drowned whilst bathing off Humewood Beach.  He is buried in Port Elizabeth (South End) Cemetery.

3 Aug

PEACOCK, EDWARD

AC1

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

3 Aug

GLADMAN, CHARLES CLIFFORD AuxAF

AC1

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Surrey S E.  He is buried in Epsom Cemetery.

4 Aug

CASSELLS, ANDREW STANLEY

Sgt

He was fatally injured by cannon fire whilst flying in a Wellington of No 57 Sqn, his death being registered in Downham Market.  He is buried in Feltwell (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

4 Aug

SMITH, CYRIL WILLIAM HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIB, P8516 of No 118 Sqn, which crashed into high ground in Dorset on its return from a convoy patrol.  He is buried in Eltham Cemetery, London

4 Aug

BRIDEWELL, TERENCE ALFRED EVELYN

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8781 HA-S of No 218 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hannover.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

4 Aug

DODD, FRANK CRAIGHTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8781 HA-S of No 218 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hannover.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

4 Aug

FLETCHER, JOHN LIONEL HOWE

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8781 HA-S of No 218 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hannover.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

4 Aug

GRAIL, FRANK

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8781 HA-S of No 218 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hannover.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

4 Aug

TAIT, KENNETH WILLIAM DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed after abandoning Hurricane IIB, Z3164 of No 257 Sqn, which was shot down during a fight with a Ju 88 during a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Aug

TIMEWELL, GRAHAM RADFORD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane IIA, Z2404 of No 615 Sqn, which he abandoned over Newborough on Anglesey but did not survive.  He is buried in Blackpool (Carleton) Cemetery.

4 Aug

BELL, ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, L8346 of No 24 EFTS, which flew into the ground near Higham Gobion in Bedfordshire.  He is buried in Hutton New Burial Ground

4 Aug

CHUGG, GEORGE EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, L8346 of No 24 EFTS, which flew into the ground near Higham Gobion in Bedfordshire.  He is buried in West Wickham (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

4 Aug

KEMSLEY, ALBERT DSM

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 256 Wing, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial. Cemetery.

4 Aug

MANSFIELD, WILLIAM THOMAS

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, 2108 of No 3 Air School, which spun into the ground from low level at Wonderboom.  He is buried in Thaba Tshwane (New) Military Cemetery.

4 Aug

CAVE, FRANCIS NEVILLE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, V3986 of No 54 OTU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Church Fenton.  He is buried in Liverpool (Toxteth Park) Cemetery.

4 Aug

COURT, ERNEST

AC1

He died whilst sailing aboard HMT Monarch of Bermuda whilst travelling to the Middle East and is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

4 Aug

SHEARER, ROBERT WYLIE

LAC

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

4 Aug

HUTCHINSON, ALBERT EDWARD

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Bingham.  He is buried in Chatham (Palmerston Road) Cemetery.

4 Aug

SHEPPARD, PHILIP HALERY

AC2

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

5 Aug

DAVIES, ALAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE137 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Essen during a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

5 Aug

FOTHERGILL, DENNIS GOLD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE137 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Essen during a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

5 Aug

HIRSCHFIELD, SIDNEY OWEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE137 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Essen during a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

5 Aug

SMITH, HERBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE137 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Essen during a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

5 Aug

DRIVER, WILLIAM RICHARD

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying Hurricane IIB, Z3266 of No 71 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Middle Waltham in Essex.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

5 Aug

BROWN, ROBERT (952523)

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9516 of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Glabbeek in Belgium during a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

5 Aug

DUNCAN, JOHN RODGER

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying Defiant I, N3447 of No 96 Sqn, which crashed near Northwich in Cheshire.  He was cremated at Manchester Crematorium

5 Aug

ALLCROFT, FREDERICK AUGUSTUS

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3447 of No 96 Sqn, which crashed near Northwich in Cheshire.  He was cremated at Brighton (Woodvale) Borough Crematorium

5 Aug

FOWLER, FREDERICK DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1524 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in St Martens-Voeren (Fourons St Martin) Churchyard.

5 Aug

HALE, HOWARD RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1524 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in St Martens-Voeren (Fourons St Martin) Churchyard.

5 Aug

MORRIS, SOLOMON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1524 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in St Martens-Voeren (Fourons St Martin) Churchyard.

5 Aug

RICHARDSON, BARRIE ARTHUR JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1524 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in St Martens-Voeren (Fourons St Martin) Churchyard.

5 Aug

SCHOLEY, VERNON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1524 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in St Martens-Voeren (Fourons St Martin) Churchyard.

5 Aug

THOMSON, ERIC ALEXANDER RAVEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1524 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in St Martens-Voeren (Fourons St Martin) Churchyard.

5 Aug

ASHWORTH, ERIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM625 NR-R of No 220 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Aug

LLOYD-JONES, BENJAMIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM625 NR-R of No 220 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Aug

RHODES, ARTHUR HAROLD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM625 NR-R of No 220 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Aug

VINER, ROBERT LLOYD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM625 NR-R of No 220 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Aug

RYBAK, Waclaw

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5593  of No 305 Sqn, which was shot down near Charleroi during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

5 Aug

SAFERNA, Mieczslaw Julian

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5593  of No 305 Sqn, which was shot down near Charleroi during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

5 Aug

SUKIENNIK, Jerzy Jan Stanislaw

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5593  of No 305 Sqn, which was shot down near Charleroi during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

5 Aug

KEABLE, NIGEL HOWARD COUPLAND

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, X4663 of No 603 Sqn, which failed to returned from a Circus operation.  His body was washed ashore on 30 Aug 1941.  He is buried in Noordwijk General Cemetery.

5 Aug

BIRCH, ANGUS HENRY

LAC

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

5 Aug

CRYER, NOEL DESMOND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2828 of No 20 OTU, which crashed into trees on the approach to Lossiemouth in poor visibility on its return from an air-to-air firing practice.  He is buried in Brayton (St Wilfrid) Churchyard.

5 Aug

DARE, EDGAR ALAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2828 of No 20 OTU, which crashed into trees on the approach to Lossiemouth in poor visibility on its return from an air-to-air firing practice.  He is buried in Dorsington (St Peter) Churchyard.

5 Aug

GRIFFIN, HAROLD WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2828 of No 20 OTU, which crashed into trees on the approach to Lossiemouth in poor visibility on its return from an air-to-air firing practice.  He is buried in Erith (Brook Street) Cemetery.

5 Aug

DEAN, WILFRED CLARENCE

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Havoc I, BJ468 of the FIU, which crashed into the sea off Brighton on a calibration flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Aug

DRIVER, SIDNEY CHARLES

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Havoc I, BJ468 of the FIU, which crashed into the sea off Brighton on a calibration flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Aug

TYSALL, FREDERICK ARTHUR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Havoc I, BJ468 of the FIU, which crashed into the sea off Brighton on a calibration flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Aug

COPNEIGH, JAMES

AC1

He committed suicide by taking an overdose of aspirin after becoming depressed over the lack of 'love and loyalty' shown to him by his 'wife', who turned out to be already married.  He is buried in South Ealing Cemetery.

5 Aug

WOODS, HAROLD

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Scunthorpe.  He is buried in Barrow-upon-Humber Cemetery.

6 Aug

NEKLUDOW, FREDERICK PETER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2157 of No 25 Sqn, which failed to return from a night patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

WORTH, THOMAS HOVENDEN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2157 of No 25 Sqn, which failed to return from a night patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

COMPTON, JOHN

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 36 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Taiping War Cemetery.

6 Aug

HOWE, DAVID HINTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, Z2917 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield at Barton Bendish after hitting trees in bad weather on its return from a raid on Calais.  He is buried in Bromley (Plaistow) Cemetery.

6 Aug

BRADBURY, GORDON STEPHENSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, Z2917 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield at Barton Bendish after hitting trees in bad weather on its return from a raid on Calais.  He is buried in Cannock Cemetery.

6 Aug

YEOMANS, SAMUEL DAVID DFM

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, Z2917 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield at Barton Bendish after hitting trees in bad weather on its return from a raid on Calais.  He is buried in Stanford-on-Teme Churchyard.

6 Aug

McQUADE, WILLIAM JOSEPH RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, Z2917 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield at Barton Bendish after hitting trees in bad weather on its return from a raid on Calais.  He is buried in Waddington (St Michael) Churchyard.

6 Aug

CREEDY, DENNIS WILLIAM ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6803 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which crashed near Liege during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Liege (Ste Walburge) Communal Cemetery.

6 Aug

DEAN, KENNETH ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6803 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which crashed near Liege during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Liege (Ste Walburge) Communal Cemetery.

6 Aug

TILLEY, MICHAEL WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6803 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which crashed near Liege during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Liege (Ste Walburge) Communal Cemetery.

6 Aug

WILLIAMS, OWEN LAWRENCE MITCHELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6803 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which crashed near Liege during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Liege (Ste Walburge) Communal Cemetery.

6 Aug

OGSTON, ALEXANDER WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6740 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed near Stratford upon Avon after fire caused a structural failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery.

6 Aug

MacLEAN, HECTOR JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6740 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed near Stratford upon Avon after fire caused a structural failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire

6 Aug

GIBBS, HENRY JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6740 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed near Stratford upon Avon after fire caused a structural failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery.

6 Aug

QUICK, JOHN ASKEY RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6740 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed near Stratford upon Avon after fire caused a structural failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery.

6 Aug

TOMLINSON, ANTHONY WINSLOW

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6740 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed near Stratford upon Avon after fire caused a structural failure during a training flight.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

6 Aug

MANDEVILLE, GEOFFREY PATRICK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, X8928 BX-S of No 86 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Brough in East Yorkshire.  He is buried in Leconfield (St Catherine) Churchyard.

6 Aug

HOPE, EUSTACE JACK LINTON AFC

Gp Capt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane IIB, Z3224 of No 87 Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire whilst attacking Maupertus airfield during a Rhubarb.  He is buried in Cherbourg Old Communal Cemetery.

6 Aug

DEGES, CARL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5656 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Calais during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

6 Aug

GRIFFIN, ROBERT GRATTAN GURNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5656 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Calais during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

6 Aug

ALLEWAY, FREDERICK WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5657 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Calais during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

6 Aug

GREEY, DENIS MAXWELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5658 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Calais during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

6 Aug

MOULES, JACK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5659 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Calais during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

6 Aug

TAYLOR, JOHNSTON PLAYFAIR RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5660 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Calais during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

6 Aug

BARCROFT, RICHARD NEILSON

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5485 EP-J of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

6 Aug

BRANT, HARRY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5485 EP-J of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

6 Aug

DAVID, RAYMOND JOHN

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5485 EP-J of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

6 Aug

DENBY, WARREN STEEN RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5485 EP-J of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

6 Aug

JONES, BENEDICT WARREN MELVILL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5485 EP-J of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

6 Aug

LISTER, GRANVILLE FALLOWS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5485 EP-J of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

6 Aug

KNOWLES, WILLIAM LESLIE RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE120 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Gendringen Roman Catholic Cemetery.

6 Aug

MACILWRAITH, JAMES MELVEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE120 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Gendringen Roman Catholic Cemetery.

6 Aug

PRICE, ALEXANDER PHILIP

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE120 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Gendringen Roman Catholic Cemetery.

6 Aug

RHODES, CECIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE120 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Gendringen Roman Catholic Cemetery.

6 Aug

CLARK, RONALD THORNTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD903 PL-A of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Calais.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

CUTMORE, JOHN HENRY HOWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD903 PL-A of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Calais.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

HAMMOND, PERCY ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD903 PL-A of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Calais.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

REEVE, ERIC FRANCIS

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD903 PL-A of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Calais.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

BEEDIE, STUART WILLIAM STOTT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE140 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

COOK, JAMES ROLAND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE140 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

FEAR, HAROLD EDWARD RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE140 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

PREST, FREDERICK THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE140 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

CLENCH, PETER KINGSLEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM583 NR-F of No 220 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

COOK, HARRY OWEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM583 NR-F of No 220 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

JAMESON, RICHARD SIDNEY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM583 NR-F of No 220 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

McHUGH, THOMAS JOSEPH

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM583 NR-F of No 220 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

BEACHAM, ALAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P7731 of No 501 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Cherbourg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

6 Aug

HOPTON, BERNARD WALTER

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying Magister I, L5985 of No 616 Sqn, which crashed as it took off from Perranporth.  He is buried in Lewisham (Ladywell) Cemetery.

6 Aug

BAMFORD, DAVID

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, 528 of No 4 AS, which spun into the Officers' Mess at Benoni.  He is buried in Benoni Cemetery.

6 Aug

GOODWIN, MAURICE ARTHUR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4381 of No 53 OTU, which broke up in the air at Tonpentre, near Pontyprydd, Glamorganshire.  He is buried in Swalecliffe (St John the Baptist) Churchyard., Whitstable

6 Aug

SMITH, JOHN WILLIAM

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Oxford II, V3845 of No 6 SFTS, which broke up in air near Ladbarrow  He is buried in or was cremated at  City of London Cemetery. and Crematorium, Manor Park.

6 Aug

HORWOOD, CHARLES OSCAR

Sgt

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Biggleswade.  He is buried in Luton Church Burial Ground

6 Aug

ROBINSON, PHILIP READ

Wg Cdr

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Ely.  He was cremated at Cambridge Crematorium

6 Aug

HUMPHREY, JOSEPH TAYLOR

AC1

He died from injuries sustained whilst serving at RAF Staverton during an enemy bombing raid on the airfield.  He is buried in Birtley New Cemetery.

6 Aug

MAHONEY, JOHN FRANCIS

AC2

He was serving at RAF Hednesford but died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford, as a result of Pulmonary TB.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

6 Aug

YEATS, REGINALD LESLIE

AC1

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Stratford.  He is buried in Bells Hill Burial Ground

7 Aug

PLZAK, STANISLAV

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7771 of No 19 Sqn, which failed to return from a Circus operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Aug

HAINES, GEORGE

Sgt

He was severely injured whilst flying in Whitley V Z6488 MH-W of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Mannheim and later died from his injuries.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

7 Aug

BOTTOMLEY, JACK WILSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1648 of No 75 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on its return from a rain on Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Aug

MELLON, WILLIAM NEILL KENNEDY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1648 of No 75 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on its return from a rain on Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Aug

LIND, HAROLD ANDREW THOMAS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3816 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Manston on a training sortie as the result of a jammed elevator trimming tab.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery.

7 Aug

PAPLES, NORMAN WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3816 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Manston on a training sortie as the result of a jammed elevator trimming tab.  He is buried in Leavesden (All Saints) Churchyard.

7 Aug

DENIER, DESMOND ERNEST GEORGE RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9633 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Thorembais-St Trond Communal Cemetery.

7 Aug

ELLIS, FREDERICK SHIRLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9633 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Thorembais-St Trond Communal Cemetery.

7 Aug

FARMER, JAMES THOMPSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9633 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Thorembais-St Trond Communal Cemetery.

7 Aug

LICKLEY, GEOFFREY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9633 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Thorembais-St Trond Communal Cemetery.

7 Aug

QUINLAN, VERNON Beverley RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9633 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Thorembais-St Trond Communal Cemetery.

7 Aug

YOXALL, ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9633 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Thorembais-St Trond Communal Cemetery.

7 Aug

ANDERSON, ALEXANDER CAIRNS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5721 JN-Z of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

7 Aug

BOLTON, JOSEPH HAGAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5721 JN-Z of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

7 Aug

BRUCE, ALISTAIR FERGUSON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5721 JN-Z of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

7 Aug

CULLEY, WILLIAM JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5721 JN-Z of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

7 Aug

LAMBERT, ARTHUR WILFRED

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5721 JN-Z of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

7 Aug

LANDRETH, COWEN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5721 JN-Z of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

7 Aug

BURNETT, ROBERT GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9750 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Aug

CROWSLEY, WILLIAM JOHN VINCENT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9750 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Aug

DIDSBURY, COLIN MCDOUGALL RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9750 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Aug

MILLS, NORMAN EVANS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9750 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Aug

PAGE, EDGAR JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9750 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Aug

STACK, GERALD DANIEL EDWARD RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9750 of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Aug

CICHOWSKI, Wladyslaw Henryk

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9676 BH-M of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery.

7 Aug

JURA, Edmund

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9676 BH-M of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery.

7 Aug

CHROSTOWSKI, Tadeusz

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9676 BH-M of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

7 Aug

JASINSKI, Stanislas Konrad

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9676 BH-M of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

7 Aug

JEZIERSKI, Feliks

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9676 BH-M of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

7 Aug

SZCZUKOWSKI, Czeslaw

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9676 BH-M of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

7 Aug

STAPEL, Leonard

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8094 of No 308 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive sweep.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

7 Aug

BROZDA, Zdzislaw

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8573 of No 308 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive sweep.  He is buried in "Unknown Airman's Grave" in Longuenesse, France

7 Aug

COUPLAND, THOMAS KEITH RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, Z3344 of No 401 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an offensive sweep.  He is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

7 Aug

BURTON, RONALD LOUVAIN AuxAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L4899 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea during a anti shipping patrol off the Frisian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Aug

ROBINSON, WILLIAM SWANN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L4899 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea during a anti shipping patrol off the Frisian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Aug

WARD, LESLIE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L4899 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea during a anti shipping patrol off the Frisian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Aug

VAUGHAN, DENNIS FRANK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, T7362 or T7341 of No 11 EFTS, which were both damaged beyond repair in a collision at Kingswell Wood near Scone.  He is buried in Bridgwater (Quantock Road) Cemetery.

7 Aug

DICK, OWEN ROBERT BRUCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, T7362 or T7341 of No 11 EFTS, which were both damaged beyond repair in a collision at Kingswell Wood near Scone.  He is buried in Perth (Wellshill) Cemetery.

7 Aug

PYPER, GEORGE EDWARD

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, V3689 of No 11 SFTS, which crashed on an overshoot at Shawbury.  He is buried in Campton and Shefford Cemetery.

7 Aug

HEMSLEY, GEORGE WILLIAM

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9584 ZT-J of No 20 OTU, which crashed into Glen Avon probably as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Blyth (Cowpen) Cemetery.

7 Aug

PETRATOS, WILLIAM HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9584 ZT-J of No 20 OTU, which crashed into Glen Avon probably as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

7 Aug

GILL, ALEXANDER GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9584 ZT-J of No 20 OTU, which crashed into Glen Avon probably as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Elgin New Cemetery.

7 Aug

WAITE, HAROLD ERNEST

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9584 ZT-J of No 20 OTU, which crashed into Glen Avon probably as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Greenford Park Cemetery.

7 Aug

TENNANT, JOHN EDWARD DSO, MC

Gp Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9584 ZT-J of No 20 OTU, which crashed into Glen Avon probably as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Innes House Private Burial Ground

7 Aug

EDGECOMBE, JOHN

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9584 ZT-J of No 20 OTU, which crashed into Glen Avon probably as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground

7 Aug

GALLANT, THOMAS CYRIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9584 ZT-J of No 20 OTU, which crashed into Glen Avon probably as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground

7 Aug

DOORLY, PATRICK BRAUND

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9584 ZT-J of No 20 OTU, which crashed into Glen Avon probably as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Penarth (St Augustine of Hippo) Churchyard.

7 Aug

CARR, JOHN WOOLTORTON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4169 of No 57 OTU, which crashed in a forced landing near Prestatyn.  He was cremated at Bournemouth Crematorium

7 Aug

SCOTNEY, WALTER

AC2

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

7 Aug

RIDGEWELL, EDWARD HENRY (TEDDY)

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, T7362 or T7341 of No 11 EFTS, which were both damaged beyond repair in a collision at Kingswell Wood near Scone.  He is buried in Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery.

8 Aug

BAYLEY, EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6815 of No 10 Sqn, which came down in the target on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

8 Aug

LITTLEWOOD, MAURICE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6815 of No 10 Sqn, which came down in the target on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

8 Aug

MOORES, NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6815 of No 10 Sqn, which came down in the target on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

8 Aug

TIMMS, RALPH THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6815 of No 10 Sqn, which came down in the target on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

8 Aug

EVANS, JOHN EMRYS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6815 of No 10 Sqn, which came down in the target on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Aug

BOXALL, JAMES DAVID

AC1

He was serving with No 12 Sqn and was killed in a car crash in the Louth area.  He is buried in Tillington (All Hallows) Churchyard Extension

8 Aug

BROYD, STANLEY HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3658 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

8 Aug

CORBETT, JOHN TURNER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3658 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

8 Aug

JEFFREY, GEORGE WILBERT RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3658 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

8 Aug

NEEDHAM, FRANK JAMES

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3658 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

8 Aug

ROSS, ROBERT ALEXANDER

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3658 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

8 Aug

ROWLEY, KENNETH LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3658 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

8 Aug

VIVIAN, JOHN

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3658 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

8 Aug

NUTTALL, ALFRED CECIL RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3127 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

8 Aug

WOOD, FREDERICK JOHN

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3118 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

8 Aug

MACKAY, WILLIAM JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3118 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bloemendaal General Cemetery.

8 Aug

MATTHEWMAN, ELLIS CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3118 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

8 Aug

CUNNING, JAMES ERSKINE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3118 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Aug

BELL, ROBERT RONALD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE303 of No 97 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

8 Aug

HARVEY, MAURICE CHARLES

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE303 of No 97 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Aug

IMISON, GERALD PERCY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE303 of No 97 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Aug

RODWELL, BENJAMIN BERNARD HUNTER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE303 of No 97 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

8 Aug

THOMPSON, EDWARD CARSON

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 101 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

8 Aug

TAYLOR, JOHN

LAC

He was serving with No 113 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

8 Aug

MACKAY, JOHN DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6522 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into marshes near Kings Lynn whilst on a training sortie.  He was cremated at Norwich and Norfolk Crematorium.

8 Aug

SHAW, JAMES PIERSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3627 of No 139 Sqn, which crashed near Matlaske whilst on a training sortie, he was able to bale out but his parachute failed to deploy in time.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk

8 Aug

GIBBS, JOHN ADRIAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3627 of No 139 Sqn, which crashed near Matlaske whilst on a training sortie.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk

8 Aug

RENNIE, JOHN ANTON

Plt Off

He was injured whilst flying in Hudson V, AM616 of No 220 Sqn, which collided with an Anson of No 48 Sqn as it took off from Stornoway the previous day.  He later died from his injuries and is buried in Dunbar Cemetery.

8 Aug

CAIRNS, WILLIAM BRYDON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Lysander III, T1742 of No 241 Sqn, which crashed near Thetford after hitting a tree at low level.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery.

8 Aug

GARBETT, LESLIE PERCIVAL AuxAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 934 Sqn and died at Carwynnen Fore Street, Saltash, Cornwall.  He is buried in Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery.

8 Aug

WESTERMAN, KENNETH

LAC

He died aboard HMT Monarch of Bermuda whilst travelling to the Middle East and is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

8 Aug

HORTON, ALBERT EDWARD

LAC

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

8 Aug

CONNEW, ALBERT ARTHUR

Sgt

An air gunner, he was serving in the UK and died in Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge from injuries sustained the previous day when the lorry in which he was riding collided with another lorry on the Steeple Morden - Litlington Road.  He is buried in Barkingside (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

9 Aug

MYERS, RICHARD

Sgt

He was serving with No 10 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Aug

MILMAN, HUGH BRUCE

Plt Off

He was seriously injured whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P7924 of No 19 Sqn, which crash landed at Ashford on its return from a sweep on 7 Aug 1941.  He died two days later and is buried in Paines Lane Cemetery, Pinner, Harrow

9 Aug

BAKER, VICTOR EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE263 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Aug

CRAVEN, TERENCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE263 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Aug

LODINGTON, GEOFFREY STEWART

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE263 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Aug

ROBERTSON, ERIC NIGEL RIDDELL

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE263 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Aug

TAYLOR, KENNETH SAMSON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P8572 of No 71 Sqn, which crashed near Onger in Essex.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

9 Aug

SQUIRES, BENJAMIN WILLIAM BARDULPH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8198 of No 111 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive sweep, his body was washed ashore on 30 Aug 1941.  He is buried in Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery.

9 Aug

GREENLEES, ALAN GODFREY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5990 of No 113 Sqn, which was shot down by an RAF night fighter during a raid on Bardia.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

9 Aug

WOODROFFE, GORDON BURROWS RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5990 of No 113 Sqn, which was shot down by an RAF night fighter during a raid on Bardia.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

9 Aug

GODLEY, GEOFFREY EZRA FREDERICK

Sgt

He was serving with No 148 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

9 Aug

CIOCH, Stanislaw

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2625 GR-B of No 301 Sqn, which crashed near Niuwe Schans during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

9 Aug

KOZLOWSKI, Edward

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2625 GR-B of No 301 Sqn, which crashed near Niuwe Schans during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

9 Aug

LINIEWSKI, Michal

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2625 GR-B of No 301 Sqn, which crashed near Niuwe Schans during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

9 Aug

WISZNIEWSKI, Jan Leonard Maria

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2625 GR-B of No 301 Sqn, which crashed near Niuwe Schans during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

9 Aug

BLACH, Tadeusz

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIB, P8676  of No 308 Sqn, which crashed at Ruislip during a training flight.  He is buried in St Clears (St Mary) Churchyard.

9 Aug

CZERNIAK, Jerzy Michal

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P8506 'B' of No 315 Sqn, which failed to return from Circus 69  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

9 Aug

NIEWIARA, Andrzej

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIB, P8696 'H' of No 315 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during Circus 69.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

9 Aug

WALDON, DOUGLAS MORRISON RCAF

Plt Off

He was wounded whilst flying Spitfire V, R7266 'J' of No 403 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during Circus 68 and died later that day.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

9 Aug

CHAPMAN, CHRISTOPHER GEOFFREY BLOMFIELD RAAF

Sgt

He was wounded whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P7590 of No 452 Sqn, which was shot down during Circus 68.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

9 Aug

HAYDON, GERALD BARRINGTON

Sgt

He was wounded whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P8361 of No 452 Sqn, which was shot down during Circus 68.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

9 Aug

HALL, VICTOR JOHN RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9953 of No 3 (C) OTU, which dived into the River Taw after control was lost in cloud.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard.

9 Aug

FELL, WALTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9953 of No 3 (C) OTU, which dived into the River Taw after control was lost in cloud.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery.

9 Aug

WESLEY, DAVID HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9953 of No 3 (C) OTU, which dived into the River Taw after control was lost in cloud.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery.

9 Aug

LAST, STANLEY HERBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9953 of No 3 (C) OTU, which dived into the River Taw after control was lost in cloud.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Aug

CRUNDWELL, FRANK HENRY

AC1

He died aboard HMT Monarch of Bermuda whilst travelling to the Middle East and is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

9 Aug

DOWNING, NORMAN IVOR

AC1

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

9 Aug

WEBSTER, FREDERICK SAGER

AC2

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

9 Aug

WALSH, CHRISTOPHER JOHN

Cpl

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

9 Aug

THOROGOOD, PEGGY EILEEN WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the UK and was killed in a motor accident on the Ashford Road between Copton Manor and Porter's Lane, when the car she was driving collided with a bus whilst attempting to pass an Army lorry on a bend.  She is buried in Horhchurch (St Andrew) Churchyard.

9 Aug

YOUNG, ALEXANDER

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 52 OTU when he was involved in a collision with a car whilst riding on a motorcycle with AC2 Whitehead.  He is buried in Clackmannan Cemetery.

9 Aug

WHITEHEAD, RONALD GILBERT

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 52 OTU when he was involved in a collision with a car whilst riding on a motorcycle with AC1 Young.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

10 Aug

RAFFELS, JOHN BLENKIN DFM

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries in the RAF Hospital, Halton received on 25 Jul 1941 whilst serving with No 23 Sqn, when the Havoc he was flying crashed on take off from Manston on its return to its home base following an intruder sortie and is buried in Claygate (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

10 Aug

BUCK, ANTHONY FREDERICK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM672 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from a minesweeper during an attack on shipping off Borkum.  He is buried in Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery.

10 Aug

WOOD, LIONEL HEREVILLE

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM672 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from a minesweeper during an attack on shipping off Borkum.  He is buried in Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery.

10 Aug

MAGRATH, IAN PATRICK

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM672 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from a minesweeper during an attack on shipping off Borkum.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery.

10 Aug

STEPNEY, THOMAS ELMUTT

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM672 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from a minesweeper during an attack on shipping off Borkum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Aug

CLARK, CAMPBELL

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland, AR739 of No 69 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Luqa.  He is buried in Imtarfa Military Cemetery.

10 Aug

MUTIMER, RICHARD SAXBY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland, AR739 of No 69 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

10 Aug

WYLDE, PAUL RAYMOND

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland, AR739 of No 69 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

10 Aug

O'GRADY, JOHN MONS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8751 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting an emergency landing at West Raynham.  He is buried in Fakenham Cemetery.

10 Aug

PURDY, WILMOT THOMAS RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, R7133 of No 129 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Sledmere in Yorkshire.  He is buried in Leconfield (St Catherine) Churchyard.

10 Aug

WOOD, WARREN

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 148 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10 Aug

FORSYTH, IAN NEWTON

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5854 MQ-L of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking an enemy convoy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Aug

PALMER, DONALD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5854 MQ-L of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking an enemy convoy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Aug

WADDINGTON, MARTIN WALTER

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5854 MQ-L of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking an enemy convoy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Aug

OSBORNE, JOHN MAXWELL RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7280 MQ-M of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over the Channel during an anti shipping sortie.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

10 Aug

McMANUS, KENNETH ALLEN RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7280 MQ-M of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over the Channel during an anti shipping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Aug

ROBERTS, WYNNE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7280 MQ-M of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over the Channel during an anti shipping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Aug

De PELLEPONT, R de la FITE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, Z3840 of No 242 Sqn, which was shot down during a Roadstead operation and crashed near Gravelines.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery.

10 Aug

HIJKOOP, W RNNAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7396 NO-V of No 320 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst low flying on a training flight near Dunino in Fife.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery.

10 Aug

TEN HERKEL, A M RNNAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7396 NO-V of No 320 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst low flying on a training flight near Dunino in Fife.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery.

10 Aug

PESSACHOWITZ, NISAN

AC1

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 973 Sqn, the exact detail of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Port Said War Memorial. Cemetery.

10 Aug

EWENS, CHARLES

Flt Lt

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 Clinton Cemetery.

10 Aug

THOMPSON, ALLAN BEACH

AC1

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

10 Aug

CAMPBELL, ASHLEY

LAC

He died from injuries received whilst flying in Blenheim, V6320 of No 5 AOS, which ditched in the Peel Channel the previous day.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery.

10 Aug

SIMA, BOHUMIL

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, N3099 of No 58 OTU, which spun into the ground at Ballinluig in Perthshire.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery.

10 Aug

POWELL, WILLIAM GERALD

App

He was killed whilst at home on leave during an air raid in which his parents were also killed.  He is buried in Lowestoft (Beccles Road) Cemetery.

10 Aug

DAVIES, GLYN

AC2

He died as the result of a fall from the window of a building in Alexandria Road, South Shore, Blackpool.  No cause for the fall was found.  He is buried in Maesteg Cemetery.

10 Aug

LEET, DAVID GEOFFREY

LAC

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Devon Central.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

10 Aug

REEVES, ROBERT EDWIN

Cpl

He was probably serving at RAF Gosport and accidentally drowned when boat he was trying to board, capsized in Portsmouth Harbour.  He is buried in Leeds (Hunslet New) Cemetery

 

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