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Casualties - 11 - 20 September 1941


11 Sep

SMITH, ARTHUR CHARLES

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying Hurricane IIC, BD950 of No 1 Sqn, which was ditched off Bognor Regis after flying out to sea as the result of faulty radio aids.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Sep

MOORE, HAROLD EDWIN RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6870 of No 102 Sqn, which crashed dual a night dual training flight at Topcliffe.  He is buried in Topcliffe Church Cemetery.

11 Sep

REARDON, JOSEPH DAMIEN DFC

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6870 of No 102 Sqn, which crashed dual a night dual training flight at Topcliffe.  He is buried in Topcliffe Church Cemetery.

11 Sep

GRIFFITHS, JOHN WALTER RONALD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6870 of No 102 Sqn, which crashed dual a night dual training flight at Topcliffe.  He is buried in Worsley (St Mark) Churchyard.

11 Sep

RENDEL, KENNETH CHARLES

Flt Sgt

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 142 Sqn, his death being registered in Louth.  He is buried in Wallasey (Rake Lane) Cemetery.

11 Sep

ZAWISTOWSKI, Tadeusz

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire V, W3724 of No 306, which crashed near Ruislip during a formation practice flight.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery.

11 Sep

SMALLEY, ALEX

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Havoc I, BJ486 of No 1452 Flt, which crashed on an night overshoot at West Malling.  He is buried in Loughborough (Leicester Road) Cemetery.

11 Sep

CURTICE, EDWARD GUY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Havoc I, BJ486 of No 1452 Flt, which crashed on an night overshoot at West Malling.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent

11 Sep

GILL, JACK

Sgt

He was serving with No 15 OTU, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Sep

HAIG, THOMAS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Tomahawk IIA, AH922 of No 41 OTU, which broke up in the air over Salisbury Plain.  He is buried in Larbert Cemetery.

11 Sep

McMURRAY, RICHARD EDWARD RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, K9976 of No 53 OTU, which spun into the ground following an engine failure at Pickeston in Glamorganshire.  He is buried in Llantwit Major Cemetery.

11 Sep

COLQUHOUN, DUNCAN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Tiger Moth II, BB739 (ex G-AEVB) of No 1 EFTS, which spun into the ground a take off from Hatfield following an engine failure.  He is buried in Petty Parish Churchyard.

11 Sep

FARRELL, DENIS JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5596 of the OADU, which was lost between Hampstead Norris and Gibraltar on a delivery flight to the Middle East.  He is buried in Quiberville Churchyard.

11 Sep

BELL, JOHN GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5596 of the OADU, which was lost between Hampstead Norris and Gibraltar on a delivery flight to the Middle East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Sep

DENNIS, BRIAN HILTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5596 of the OADU, which was lost between Hampstead Norris and Gibraltar on a delivery flight to the Middle East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Sep

HEALY, ERIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5596 of the OADU, which was lost between Hampstead Norris and Gibraltar on a delivery flight to the Middle East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11 Sep

MINSHALL, ERIC DITCHFIELD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5596 of the OADU, which was lost between Hampstead Norris and Gibraltar on a delivery flight to the Middle East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11 Sep

BURDEN, RONALD ARTHUR JAMES

AC1

He died on active service and his death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Hoo (St Werburgh) Churchyard.

11 Sep

POTTS, ERIC

AC2

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

12 Sep

FITSELL, RICHARD LOUIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5109 of No 10 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea after running out of fuel on its return from a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

GREENFIELD, JOHN CHARLES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5109 of No 10 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea after running out of fuel on its return from a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

IRWIN, KENNETH ALBERT RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5109 of No 10 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea after running out of fuel on its return from a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

NIGHTINGALE, JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5109 of No 10 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea after running out of fuel on its return from a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

PURVIS, ROBERT PETER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5109 of No 10 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea after running out of fuel on its return from a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

ATKINS, JOHN CROFT

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1328 BL-T of No 40 Sqn, which was lost following an engine failure during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

12 Sep

RYDER, ROBIN MUNRO RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1328 BL-T of No 40 Sqn, which was lost following an engine failure during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

12 Sep

LUCAS, JAMES WILLIAM

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9588 of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from anti submarine patrol near the Suez Canal.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12 Sep

WELLAND, RUSSELL DARBY

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9588 of No 55 Sqn, which failed to return from anti submarine patrol near the Suez Canal.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12 Sep

DODDS, JAMES RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9588 of No 55, which failed to return from anti submarine patrol near the Suez Canal.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12 Sep

DUNLOP, DEREK FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1038 of No 75 Sqn, which lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

HOPKINS, TALFRYN BARTON RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1038 of No 75 Sqn, which lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

McVETY, MAURICE WYNDHAM STUART

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1038 of No 75 Sqn, which lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

ROE, KEITH VERNON DUDLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1038 of No 75 Sqn, which lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

TOMLINSON, KENNETH AUBYN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1038 of No 75 Sqn, which lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

TWEEDIE, NORMAN RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1038 of No 75 Sqn, which lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

SMITH, NORMAN HOLT

Sgt

He was serving with No 81 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Severomorsk (Vaenga) Cemetery.

12 Sep

CHARNEY, FREDERICK RICHARD HOWARD DFC

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7504 'G' of No 107 Sqn, which crashed into the sea and burst into flames after being hit by flak from shipping it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

12 Sep

HARRIS, DONALD REUBEN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7504 'G' of No 107 Sqn, which crashed into the sea and burst into flames after being hit by flak from shipping it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

12 Sep

PORTEOUS, SIDNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7504 'G' of No 107 Sqn, which crashed into the sea and burst into flames after being hit by flak from shipping it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

12 Sep

MORTIMER, JOSEPH EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9603 'F' of No 107 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after being hit by flak from shipping it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

OWEN, CHARLES DUNCAN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9603 'F' of No 107 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after being hit by flak from shipping it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

REID, DOUGLAS JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9603 'F' of No 107 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after being hit by flak from shipping it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

GRIC, JOSEF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, X4928 of No 123 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea after failing to recover from a dive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

PAGE, NEVILLE HAMILTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE121 of No 144 Sqn, which made an emergency landing near Oakham on its return from a raid to Rostock.  He is buried in Jevington (St Andrew) Churchyard.

12 Sep

LONGMORE, JOHN LEONARD FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE121 of No 144 Sqn, which made an emergency landing near Oakham on its return from a raid to Rostock.  He is buried in Smethwick Old Churchyard.

12 Sep

BENNETT, DONALD WARD RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9879 OJ-V of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

12 Sep

GRAHAM, IRWIN PHILLIPS RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9879 OJ-V of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

12 Sep

KENVIN, RONALD HERBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9879 OJ-V of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

12 Sep

WAKEFIELD, PETER MICHAEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9879 OJ-V of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

12 Sep

WILLIS, DAVID GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9879 OJ-V of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

12 Sep

WYATT, DAVID JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9879 OJ-V of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

12 Sep

JARVIS, RONALD AUSTIN

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, Z3744 of No 257 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

OVERALL, ARTHUR PERCY DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1301 of No 14 OTU, which collided with P4303 in the circuit at Saltby.  He is buried in Black Notley (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard.

12 Sep

CHAMBERLAIN, ERIC FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1301 of No 14 OTU, which collided with P4303 in the circuit at Saltby.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension

12 Sep

GRIFFITHS, VINCENT HERBERT RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1301 of No 14 OTU, which collided with P4303 in the circuit at Saltby.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension

12 Sep

SMITH, DONALD GEORGE KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1301 of No 14 OTU, which collided with P4303 in the circuit at Saltby.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension

12 Sep

WALL, JACK EDWARD RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4303 of No 14 OTU, which collided with P1301 in the circuit at Saltby.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension

12 Sep

WEST, THOMAS IAN ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4303 of No 14 OTU, which collided with P1301 in the circuit at Saltby.  He is buried in Drumcliffe (St Columba) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

12 Sep

BARTLETT, DONALD HARRY

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4303 of No 14 OTU, which collided with P1301 in the circuit at Saltby.  He is buried in High Wycombe Cemetery.

12 Sep

TUFF, HERBERT ROY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4303 of No 14 OTU, which collided with P1301 in the circuit at Saltby.  He is buried in Worthing (Durrrington) Cemetery.

12 Sep

MOYE, ALBERT GEORGE FREDERICK

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V3980 of No 15 SFTS, which collided with Tiger Moth, T6432 of No 6 EFTS near Sywell.  He is buried in Greenwich Cemetery.

12 Sep

MacLEOD, HUGH

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, V3980 of No 15 SFTS, which collided with Tiger Moth, T6432 near Sywell.  He is buried in Camelon Cemetery.

12 Sep

GRAAFF, STAFFORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1323 of No 16 OTU, which dived into the ground during the pilot's first night solo flight on type.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

12 Sep

BENDON, JOHN HARTLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1323 of No 16 OTU, which dived into the ground during the pilot's first night solo flight on type.  He is buried in Penarth Cemetery.

12 Sep

BATCHEN, ALEXANDER GEORGE RCAF

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4333 of No 19 OTU, which made landfall near Fraserburgh but ten turned and flew a reciprocal heading back out to sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

COLLINS, JOSEPH LOUIS RCAF

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4333 of No 19 OTU, which made landfall near Fraserburgh but ten turned and flew a reciprocal heading back out to sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

DAWE, MARK SEYMOUR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4333 of No 19 OTU, which made landfall near Fraserburgh but ten turned and flew a reciprocal heading back out to sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

STEPHENS, ROBERT FRANCIS RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4333 of No 19 OTU, which made landfall near Fraserburgh but ten turned and flew a reciprocal heading back out to sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

YOUNGER, ROBERT LAING ROY RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4333 of No 19 OTU, which made landfall near Fraserburgh but ten turned and flew a reciprocal heading back out to sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

NIXSON, ARNOLD CHARLES

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in London, K5913 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed in the Cromarty Firth.  He is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery.

12 Sep

PAGE, DAVID JAMES

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in London, K5913 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed in the Cromarty Firth.  He is buried in Markinch (St Drostan's) Cemetery.

12 Sep

PERRY, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in London, K5913 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed in the Cromarty Firth.  He is buried in Romiley (St Chad) Churchyard.

12 Sep

ADDISON, FRANCIS FENN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in London, K5913 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed in the Cromarty Firth.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

12 Sep

WRIGHT, ROY ROBERT RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in London, K5913 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed in the Cromarty Firth.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

12 Sep

GATES, GERALD WALDO RCAF

Sgt

He was mortally injured whilst flying in London, K5913 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed in the Cromarty Firth.  He died from his injuries in the Royal Naval Hospital, Invergordon and is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

12 Sep

MARSHALL, JOHN CAMPBELL

AC2

He was possibly killed whilst flying in London II, K5913 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed in the Cromarty Firth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12 Sep

BREMRIDGE, GODFREY AFC, RAFO

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6432 of No 6 EFTS, which collided with Oxford V3980 near Sywell.  He is buried in Sywell (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard.

12 Sep

LAVAN, BERNARD WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6432 of No 6 EFTS, which collided with Oxford V3980 near Sywell.  He is buried in Sywell (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard.

12 Sep

SCOTT, REGINALD WALTER AuxAF

LAC

He died from injuries in Burntwood Emergency Hospital sustained when he suffered a fractured skull.  He had been playing in an R.A.F. Dance Band in Yoxall, Staffordshire but the tender in which he was travelling hit a telegraph pole on the Sudbury Road.  He is buried in Bristol (Avon View) Cemetery.

12 Sep

DIXON, MARGARET HENRIETTA WAAF

ACW1

She was serving at RAF Dishforth and died on active service, her death being registered in Ripon  He is buried in Berwick-upon Tweed Cemetery.

12 Sep

BURTON, ROWLAND

Cpl

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

13 Sep

OXLEY, STANLEY JOHN

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Vincent, K4130 of No 8 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Mukayris.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery.

13 Sep

WALKER, ARTHUR LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Vincent, K4130 of No 8 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Mukayris.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery.

13 Sep

HALL, RONALD EDWARD

Flt Sgt

He was killed when Blenheim IV, V5463 of No 21 Sqn, crashed into a hanger on taking-off from Watton on a training sortie.  He is buried in Hitchin Cemetery.

13 Sep

TUCKEY, ERNEST JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed when Blenheim IV, V5463 of No 21 Sqn, crashed into a hanger on taking-off from Watton on a training sortie.  He is buried in Horhchurch Cemetery.

13 Sep

GRANT, FREDERIC NORMAN RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed when Blenheim IV, V5463 of No 21 Sqn, crashed into a hanger on taking-off from Watton on a training sortie.  He is buried in Watton (St Mary) Churchyard.

13 Sep

RITTER, PETER ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed when Blenheim IV, V5463 of No 21 Sqn, crashed into a hanger on taking-off from Watton on a training sortie.  He is buried in Watton (St Mary) Churchyard.

13 Sep

THOMAS, THOMAS JAMES WADE

Sgt

He was killed when Blenheim IV, V5463 of No 21 Sqn, crashed into a hanger on taking-off from Watton on a training sortie.  He is buried in Willesden New Cemetery.

13 Sep

RIEFSTAHL, ALBERT RUDOLPH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, N1148 AW-U of No 42 Sqn, which crashed into hanger at Leuchars after slewing on take off on a solo training flight.  He was cremated at Dundee Crematorium

13 Sep

DONALDSON, ROY

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7522 of No 65 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Binbrook.  He is buried in Laleham (All Saints) Churchyard.

13 Sep

POSTLETHWAITE, FREDERICK EDGAR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying Spitfire VB, W3562 of No 92 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Biggin Hill.  He is buried in Carshalton (All Saints) Churchyard.

13 Sep

NEAL, DONALD ALEXANDER RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6793 of No 13 OTU, which crashed near Brackley during a night solo flying exercise.  He is buried in Caversfield (St Laurence) Churchyard.

13 Sep

FINLAY, WILLIAM ROBERT RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Swordfish, ? of HMS Furious, which crashed on take off from the carrier.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13 Sep

JONES, RICHARD OWEN

AC2

He died on active service and his death was registered in Bangor  He is buried in Llangadwaladr (St Cadwaladr) Churchyard.

13 Sep

SOUTHWARD, THOMAS OWEN

LAC

He died at Clatterbridge Hospital, Birkenhead, cause currently unknown.  He is buried in Bootle Cemetery.

13 Sep

FAIRHURST, HENRY

AC2

He was serving at RAF Hednesford and died on active service, possibly at the RAF Hospital Cosford and his death was registered in Wenlock  He is buried in Standish (St Marie) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

14 Sep

BATZOFIN, HYMEN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland II, 1654 of No 24 Sqn SAAF, which was shot down by enemy fighters whilst attacking German tanks and troop near Sidi Barrani.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14 Sep ROGERS , COLIN LINDSAY Sgt He was shot down whilst flying Hurricane, V7106 of No 33 Sqn, during an escort sortie.  However, his body was found five days later, 50 miles away buried in a cairn, but he appeared to have only been dead a few hours.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14 Sep

HUTCHIN, RONALD EDWARD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9567 of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near the River Ouse in Bedfordshire on its way to Brest.  He is buried in Burnham Cemetery, Burnham-on-Sea

14 Sep

WORTON, JOHN STEVENS MEIGHAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7383 OF-F of No 97 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a house at Westwick near Norwich due to fuel shortage during a training sortie.  He was cremated at Glasgow Crematorium

14 Sep

BLOOR, CLARENCE ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8724 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed into a dispersal as it took off from Fuka on a raid to Benghazi.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

14 Sep

CAMERON, SIDNEY ANTHONY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8724 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed into a dispersal as it took off from Fuka on a raid to Benghazi.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

14 Sep

CORLEY, COLIN JAMES RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8724 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed into a dispersal as it took off from Fuka on a raid to Benghazi.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

14 Sep

McCABE, LEWIS WILLIAM JENKINS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8724 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed into a dispersal as it took off from Fuka on a raid to Benghazi.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

14 Sep

SKERMAN, VERDUN VICTOR RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8724 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed into a dispersal as it took off from Fuka on a raid to Benghazi.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

14 Sep

VICKERS, EDWIN KARL RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter If, R2473 of No 406 Sqn, which crashed on a night approach to Acklington.  He is buried in Chevington Cemetery.

14 Sep

MACINSKI, Bernard LAC He was serving at No 16 (P) SFTS and was fatally injured in a road accident and died in Nottingham General Hospital.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery.

14 Sep

FINDLAY, HUGH JOHN RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Beaufighter If, R2473 of No 406 Sqn, which crashed on a night approach to Acklington.  He is buried in Chevington Cemetery.

14 Sep

PATON, JOHN BAKER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6191 of No 18 EFTS, which crashed on an overshoot at Winkfield RLG.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium

14 Sep

BLACKMORE, KENNETH THOMAS FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, V5759 of No 2 (C) OTU, which was lost over the North Sea on a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Sep

SPERO, JOHN BOWMAN RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, V5759 of No 2 (C) OTU, which was lost over the North Sea on a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Sep

TALBOT, JOHN RODGER RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, V5759 of No 2 (C) OTU, which was lost over the North Sea on a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14 Sep

BEACH, BENJAMIN

Fg Off

He was serving with No 250 Wing, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Kantara War Memorial. Cemetery.

14 Sep

KANIEWSKI, Zdzislaw Antoni

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, V3536 of No 3 SFTS, which collided with Oxford I, L9652 at Radcote Bridge near South Cerney.  He is buried in Watchfield Military Cemetery.

14 Sep

WILLIAMS, JEFFREY

LAC

He died on active service and his death was registered in Crewe  He is buried in Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn Cemetery.

14 Sep

EVANS, WILLIAM VIVIAN AFRYN

Plt Off

He died on active service and his death was registered in Crewe  He is buried in Varteg (Wesley) Methodist Chapelyard

14 Sep

McCRAE, JOHN ARTHUR

Cpl

He died on active service and his death was registered in Crewe  He is buried in Westbourne Cemetery.

15 Sep

CROCOMBE, JOHN

Sgt

He was serving with No 21 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery.

15 Sep

DROBIG, ERIC GEOFFREY RAYMOND

Sgt

He was serving with No 21 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery.

15 Sep

TULLEY, WILLIAM EARLEY

Sgt

He was serving with No 21 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery.

15 Sep

BROWN, HAROLD STANLEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9503 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

15 Sep

EVANS, JOHN THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6957 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

15 Sep

FLYNNE, VINCENT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6957 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

15 Sep

SLOMAN, HORACE GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3205 of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

15 Sep

TOLLER, ROBERT WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3205 of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

15 Sep

TOOTHILL, KENNETH HUTLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3205 of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

15 Sep

WARD, JAMES ALLEN VC, RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3205 of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

15 Sep

AITCHISON, HUGH MACLACHLAN RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9759 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

15 Sep

FAWCETT, D P

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9759 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

15 Sep

FOULKES, JOHN GIFFORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9759 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

15 Sep

HAWKINS, ANTHONY HENRY RYDER RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9759 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

15 Sep

FORD, GEORGE ALEXANDER

LAC

He was serving with No 103 Sqn and died from injuries sustained when he was struck by a revolving propeller.  He is buried in Redcar Cemetery.

15 Sep

McINTYRE, JOHN JACOB RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE232 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Sep

MASON, EARL WALLACE RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane IIB, Z3667 of No 121 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Horncastle during an army co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

15 Sep

SAWYER, JOHN PATRICK ANTHONY RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7318 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which dived into the ground and exploded in the circuit at Waddington whilst carrying a large servicing party which had been dealing with an aircraft at Haverigg in Cumberland.  He is buried in Beaconsfield Cemetery, Buckinghamshire

15 Sep

WINTER, HAROLD FRANCIS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7318 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which dived into the ground and exploded in the circuit at Waddington whilst carrying a large servicing party which had been dealing with an aircraft at Haverigg in Cumberland.  He is buried in Dewsbury Cemetery.

15 Sep

LISTER, JACK

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7318 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which dived into the ground and exploded in the circuit at Waddington whilst carrying a large servicing party which had been dealing with an aircraft at Haverigg in Cumberland.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

15 Sep

CARTER, LESLIE WILFRED

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7318 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which dived into the ground and exploded in the circuit at Waddington whilst carrying a large servicing party which had been dealing with an aircraft at Haverigg in Cumberland.  He is buried in Lincoln (St Swithin's) Cemetery.

15 Sep

MATHISON, NORMAN ALAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7318 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which dived into the ground and exploded in the circuit at Waddington whilst carrying a large servicing party which had been dealing with an aircraft at Haverigg in Cumberland.  He is buried in Northallerton Cemetery.

15 Sep

BOYD, REGINALD

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7318 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which dived into the ground and exploded in the circuit at Waddington whilst carrying a large servicing party which had been dealing with an aircraft at Haverigg in Cumberland.  He is buried in Scunthorpe (Crosby) Cemetery.

15 Sep

RIDING, JOHN FREDERICK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7318 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which dived into the ground and exploded in the circuit at Waddington whilst carrying a large servicing party which had been dealing with an aircraft at Haverigg in Cumberland.  He is buried in Stretford Cemetery.

15 Sep

CLEMENTS, JOHN RUSSELL RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7318 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which dived into the ground and exploded in the circuit at Waddington whilst carrying a large servicing party which had been dealing with an aircraft at Haverigg in Cumberland.  He is buried in Waddington (St Michael) Churchyard.

15 Sep

CRUMP, ERNEST EDWIN GORDON

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7318 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which dived into the ground and exploded in the circuit at Waddington whilst carrying a large servicing party which had been dealing with an aircraft at Haverigg in Cumberland.  He is buried in Waddington (St Michael) Churchyard.

15 Sep

GRACE, JAMES WILLIAM

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7318 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which dived into the ground and exploded in the circuit at Waddington whilst carrying a large servicing party which had been dealing with an aircraft at Haverigg in Cumberland.  He is buried in Waddington (St Michael) Churchyard.

15 Sep

RICHARDSON, FRANCIS EDENSOR

Flt Sgt

He was killed after abandoning Blenheim IV, V5567 ND-L of No 236 Sqn, which ran out of fuel on its return from a convoy escort mission.  He was cremated at Ipswich Crematorium.

15 Sep

COWEN, PETER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, Z3322 of No 257 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during a fighter strike off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

15 Sep

JEREMY, ITHEL DAVID DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5526 SM-J of No 305 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Le Harve.  He is buried in Honfleur (St Leonard) Communal Cemetery.

15 Sep

DRYSDALE, JAMES KENNETH MONTAGUE DSO

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5526 SM-J of No 305 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Le Harve.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

15 Sep

GARDINER, WALTER RONALD RAFO

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5526 SM-J of No 305 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Le Harve.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

15 Sep

TRUSCOTT, JOHN DESMOND

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5526 SM-J of No 305 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Le Harve.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

15 Sep

WARD, WILLIAM CHARLES

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5526 SM-J of No 305 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Le Harve.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

15 Sep

WHEATLEY, WILLIAM CHARLES

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5526 SM-J of No 305 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Le Harve.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

15 Sep

BABICEK, ZDENEK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1015 KX-L of No 311 Sqn, which crashed in Germany during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

15 Sep

JARNOT, ALOIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1015 KX-L of No 311 Sqn, which crashed in Germany during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

15 Sep

MIKLOSEK, JAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1015 KX-L of No 311 Sqn, which crashed in Germany during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

15 Sep

SEDLACEK, MOJMIR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1015 KX-L of No 311 Sqn, which crashed in Germany during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

15 Sep

SOUKUP, VILEM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1015 KX-L of No 311 Sqn, which crashed in Germany during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

15 Sep

ZIMMER, ANTONIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1015 KX-L of No 311 Sqn, which crashed in Germany during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

15 Sep

HOBBS, HUBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE249 of No 455 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Sep

PRATT, WILLIAM NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE249 of No 455 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15 Sep

MAXWELL, JOHN HAROLD

AC1

He died in the Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast whilst serving with No 968 Sqn.  He is buried in Kircubbin Presbyterian Churchyard.

15 Sep

LOUDEN, LEWIS BENJAMIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3665 of No 55 OTU, which dived into the ground near Low Pittington, County Durham.  He is buried in Hylton (Castletown) Cemetery.

15 Sep

TAYLOR, ANNIE HENRIETTA WAAF

ACW2

The exact details of her death have not been ascertained but her death was registered in Hitchin.  He is buried in Ware New Cemetery.

15 Sep

AUDSLEY, TREVOR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7956 of No 9 SFTS, which flew into a haystack during a low level flying sortie.  He is buried in Alverthorpe (St Paul) Churchyard.

15 Sep

ALLMAN, VICTOR EDWARD

AC2

He was serving in the UK (Possibly RAF Waddington) and died from injuries sustained when he was knocked down by a car on the Lincoln-Nettleham road .  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk.

15 Sep

BOX, LEONARD JOHN

LAC

He died on active service and his death was registered in Romford.  He is buried in or was cremated at  City of London Cemetery. and Crematorium, Manor Park

15 Sep

STAPLEFORD, GEORGE WILLIAM HENRY

AC1

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Mansfield.  He is buried in Fradley (St Stephen's) Churchyard.

15 Sep

WILLIAMS, PETER HOLMAN

AC2

A U/T pilot, he was serving in the UK and died in Newton Abbot Hospital from head injuries sustained whilst riding his motor cycle on leave after he collided with an Army lorry near his home.  He is buried in Ford Park Cemetery. (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery.) (Pennycomequick)

15 Sep

MITCHENER, FRANCIS WALTER CHARLES

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died following an illness.  He is buried in Sherborne Cemetery.

16 Sep

DYER, HEDLEY JAMES ALLEN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6021 LS-O of No 15 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

16 Sep

GUILD, EDWARD JOHN DOUGLAS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6021 LS-O of No 15 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

16 Sep

JONES, TREVOR HENRY BARTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6021 LS-O of No 15 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

16 Sep

MACKENZIE, WALTER CAMERON RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6021 LS-O of No 15 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

16 Sep

SNEAD, F C RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6021 LS-O of No 15 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

16 Sep

WALLACE, ALEXANDER DEMPSEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6021 LS-O of No 15 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

16 Sep

TRACEY, CHARLES ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6339 WV-C of No 18 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea during an anti shipping patrol.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

16 Sep

HIGGS, ALBERT HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6339 WV-C of No 18 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea during an anti shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16 Sep

RODGERS, JACK HARTLEY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6339 WV-C of No 18 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea during an anti shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16 Sep

HUNT, LEONARD

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying Spitfire VB, W3374 of No 41 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Littlehampton in Sussex.  He is buried in Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery.

16 Sep

COX, LESLIE ROY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD930 KM-L of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Lincoln after hitting trees as it attempted to land at Waddington on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Carisbrooke Cemetery.

16 Sep

BARRY, JOSEPH

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD930 KM-L of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Lincoln after hitting trees as it attempted to land at Waddington on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Fleetwood Borough Cemetery.

16 Sep

CLARK, KENNETH WILLIAM CHARLTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9923 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames at it landed at Marham on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Feltwell (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

16 Sep

WITHERINGTON, ARTHUR JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9923 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames at it landed at Marham on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Sunderland (Ryhope Road) Cemetery.

16 Sep

GUNTHER, FREDERICK EDWARD

Sgt

He was injured whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8724 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed into a dispersal as it took off from Fuka on a raid to Benghazi on 14 Sep 1941.  He died from his injuries two days later and is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

16 Sep

McCORMACK, EDWARD RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Tomahawk, AM403 of No 112 Sqn, which was involved in a flying accident.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial. Cemetery.

16 Sep

WIEPRZKOWICZ, Stanislaw

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB993 'S' of No 306 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an offensive sweep.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

16 Sep

WOLINSKI, Kazimierz

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, AB923 of No 315 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an offensive sweep.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

16 Sep

PATRICK, ARTHUR RUSSELL

Sgt

He was seriously injured whilst flying in Wellington I, L4262 of No 15 OTU, which dived into the ground after overshooting the runway at Hampstead Norris.  He died on the way to hospital and is buried in Harwell Cemetery.

16 Sep

CHRISTIE, DAVID DARLING RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4302 of No 25 OTU, which dived into the ground after overshooting the runway at Balderton.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

16 Sep

FALCONER, JAMES EDWARDS RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6611 of No 61 OTU, which dived into the ground at Waterbury whilst carrying out aerobatics.  He is buried in Haddenham Baptist Burial Ground

16 Sep

LAMB, NORMAN

LAC

He was drowned off Brora, Sutherland as the result of a collision between Botha Ia, L6438 of No 8 AGS, and Battle, V1275 of the same unit.  He is buried in Gateshed East Cemetery.

16 Sep

JACKSON, GORDON McDONALD (DON) RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, V3502 of No 9 SFTS, which crashed on the approach to New Zealand Farm during a night flying sortie.  Upavon Cemetery.

16 Sep

BOND, JAMES

AC1

He was killed or died whilst serving at RAF Luqa, but the exact details of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

16 Sep

COLLINS, WALTER PINDER

AC1

He died on active service and his death was registered in Louth.  He is buried in Acomb (St Stephen) Churchyard.

16 Sep

JACOBS, JAMES SIDNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X3171 of the PRU, which was involved in a flying accident at Boscombe Down.  He is buried in Willesden Jewish Cemetery.

16 Sep

NEWSON, HERBERT WALTER

AC2

He was probably serving at RAF Skegness as he died in Station Sick Quarters there, cause unknown.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery.

16 Sep

LEE, GEORGE WILLIAM

LAC

He was washed ashore onto Kirkton Beach, Golspie and died from his injuries, probably as the result of a collision between Battle, V1275 of No 8 AGS, and Botha Ia, L6438 of the same unit.  He is buried in Hertford Corporation Cemetery.

17 Sep

MARSHALL, LAURENCE RUPERT

Plt Off

He was serving with No 33 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial. Cemetery.

17 Sep

JEFFERY, BRIAN WILLIAM

Fg Off

He was serving with No 39 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial. Cemetery.

17 Sep

DRAPER, JOHN DUDLEY RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB813 of No 54 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during Circus 95.  He is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

17 Sep

OVERSON, RAYMOND ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3109 of No 54 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during Circus 95.  He is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

17 Sep

ORTON, NEWELL DFC and Bar

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3772 of No 54 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during Circus 95.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Sep

McGERTY, THOMAS PAUL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3509 of No 71 Sqn, which was lost during Circus 95.  His body was washed ashore on 20 Oct 1941 and he is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

17 Sep

COATS, GLEN LEWIS

Plt Off

He was serving with No 79 Sqn and died in hospital following a road traffic accident which occurred on 11 Sep 1942.   He is buried in Killay (St Hilary of Poictiers) Churchyard.

17 Sep

BARTRIP, DOUGLAS ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6086 UX-X of No 82 Sqn, which was lost on Circus 95, a raid on industrial plants at Mazingarbe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Sep

HARPER, COURTENEY JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6086 UX-X of No 82 Sqn, which was lost on Circus 95, a raid on industrial plants at Mazingarbe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Sep

PATTERSON, JOHN BRIDGES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6086 UX-X of No 82 Sqn, which was lost on Circus 95, a raid on industrial plants at Mazingarbe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Sep

BLOOM, BASIL BARTHOLOMEW

Plt Off

He abandoned Spitfire VB, AB915 of No 92 Sqn, which was damaged during an offensive sweep but he drowned.  He is buried in Brighton and Hove Jewish Cemetery.

17 Sep

BENDALL, JACK

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4840 of No 105 Sqn, which crashed after flying into a wire between the masts of the ship it was attacking.  He is buried in Malta Memorial.

17 Sep

BROWN, ALEXANDER

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4840 of No 105 Sqn, which crashed after flying into a wire between the masts of the ship it was attacking.  He is buried in Malta Memorial.

17 Sep

HILL, CHARLES HERBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4840 of No 105 Sqn, which crashed after flying into a wire between the masts of the ship it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

17 Sep

BROOKS, BERNARD FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7755 of No 107 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by flak and crashed onto the deck of the vessel it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Sep

BURRELL, FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7755 of No 107 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by flak and crashed onto the deck of the vessel it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Sep

ROBINSON, PETER EDMUND COVELL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7755 of No 107 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by flak and crashed onto the deck of the vessel it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Sep

DONOVAN, WILLIAM EDWARD

AC1

He died on active service, possibly in the RAF Hospital, Ely and his death was registered in Ely  He is buried in Charlbury Cemetery.

17 Sep

BOURNE, WILLIAM THOMAS

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T3351 WR-U of No 248 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Bircham Newton during an air test. 

17 Sep

BIRTLES, STANLEY HASLOP

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T3351 WR-U of No 248 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Bircham Newton during an air test.  He is buried in Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery.

17 Sep

BUDZALEK, Czeslaw

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB W3524 of No 308 Sqn, which collided with a Bf 109 during Circus 95.  He is buried in Longuenesse Cemetery.

17 Sep

TIDMAN, ALFRED ROBERTS

Plt Off

He was serving with No 123 Sqn but was killed whilst flying Spitfire V, W3642 of No 602 Sqn, which failed to return from a Circus operation.  His body was washed ashore on 21 Oct 1941 and he is buried in Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery.

17 Sep

FARLEY, DENNIS HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3814 of No 17 OTU, which crashed into the North Sea during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Sep

JEFFERY, WILLIAM FREDERICK

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3814 of No 17 OTU, which crashed into the North Sea during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17 Sep

CARLETON, DUDLEY CONWAY

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, N5454 of No 1 AACU/3 SGR, which crashed at Grange-over-Sands.  He is buried in Lytham St Anne's (Park) Cemetery.

17 Sep

MILLNS, JOHN EDWARDS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, N5454 of No 1 AACU/3 SGR, which crashed at Grange-over-Sands.  He is buried in North Collingham (All Saints) Churchyard.

17 Sep

CASTLE, BARRINGTON VINCENT

LAC

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Oxford I, AR937 of No 34 SFTS, which crashed at Medicine Hat after stalling shortly after take off.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery.

17 Sep

HUGHES, ERNEST

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, 2206 (ex T8132) of No 4 Air School, which crashed at Rietfontein near Benoni.  He is buried in Benoni Cemetery.

17 Sep

RADFORD, GEORGE

Sgt

He died from natural cause in the hospital at Monifieth.  He is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis

18 Sep

HASELDEN, HOWARD CLIVE MCLIESH RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9834 of No 75 Sqn, which crash landed near Bitburg on fire during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

18 Sep

SAVAGE, KENNETH EDWARD ALGAR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9834 of No 75 Sqn, which crash landed near Bitburg on fire during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

18 Sep

SMYTH, WILLIAM BENNETT MEGARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9834 of No 75 Sqn, which crash landed near Bitburg on fire during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

18 Sep

BURLINSON, ROBERT MELVILLE RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6380 RH-G of No 88 Sqn, which probably crashed in the North Sea whilst attacking a convoy off the Belgian coast.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

18 Sep

STRATTON, MAURICE ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6380 RH-G of No 88 Sqn, which probably crashed in the North Sea whilst attacking a convoy off the Belgian coast.  He is buried in Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery.

18 Sep

HISLOP, BRUCE ELWELL RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6380 RH-G of No 88 Sqn, which probably crashed in the North Sea whilst attacking a convoy off the Belgian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Sep

COOPER, TANCRED ERIC RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7488 RH-F of No 88 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a fighter into the North Sea whilst attacking a convoy off the Belgian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Sep

HAMBLY, ROSS STEWART RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7488 RH-F of No 88 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a fighter into the North Sea whilst attacking a convoy off the Belgian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Sep

HAMMERSLEY, SEYMOUR ROBERT EDWARD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7488 RH-F of No 88 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a fighter into the North Sea whilst attacking a convoy off the Belgian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Sep

WALLACE, WILLIAM ORD RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6685 of No 132 Sqn, which collided with AR214 near Srichen, Aberdeen  He is buried in Longside Cemetery.

18 Sep

DISNEY, ANTHONY MARKHAM DE LA POER

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire, AR214 of No 132 Sqn, which collided with R6685 near Srichen, Aberdeen  He is buried in Longside Cemetery.

18 Sep

WOOLDRIDGE, BERTIE CHARLES DFM

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Blenheim IV Z7454 of No 88 Sqn, which crash landed at Manston having been damaged by a Bf 110 during an anti-shipping sortie.  He is buried in Teddington Cemetery.

18 Sep

MAXON, JAMES MATTHEW RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5492 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Pocklington during an air test, when the dinghy broke loose and fouled the controls.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard.

18 Sep

STROTHER, WALTER IRVINE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5492 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Pocklington during an air test, when the dinghy broke loose and fouled the controls.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard.

18 Sep

THOMPSON, NORMAN WATSON RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5492 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Pocklington during an air test, when the dinghy broke loose and fouled the controls.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard.

18 Sep

TURTON, FREDERICK PETER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5492 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Pocklington during an air test, when the dinghy broke loose and fouled the controls.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard.

18 Sep

CHANDOS, RONALD GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5492 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Pocklington during an air test, when the dinghy broke loose and fouled the controls.  He is buried in Glasgow (Eastwood) Cemetery.

18 Sep

FLETCHER, CHARLES HAROLD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5492 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Pocklington during an air test, when the dinghy broke loose and fouled the controls.  He is buried in Nottingham Northern Cemetery.

18 Sep

ARMITAGE, HARRY

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5492 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Pocklington during an air test, when the dinghy broke loose and fouled the controls.  He is buried in Otley (Newall-with-Clifton and Lindley) Cemetery.

18 Sep

PHILLIPS, GABRIEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5492 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Pocklington during an air test, when the dinghy broke loose and fouled the controls.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Sep

WILLIS, WILLIAM DOUGLAS RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3512 of No 452 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during Circus 99.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

18 Sep

MANNING, CHARLES FREDERICK RICHARD RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3600 of No 452 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during Circus 99.  He is buried in St Aubin-sur-Mer Churchyard.

18 Sep

PAGET, ARTHUR IAN RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB903 of No 485 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during Circus 99.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Sep

LETHAM, ALEXANDER CLARK

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander III, V9434 of No 613 Sqn, which crashed near Beverley.  He is buried in Alloa (Sunnyside) Cemetery.

18 Sep

MILLAR, RONALD IAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander III, V9434 of No 613 Sqn, which crashed near Beverley.  He is buried in Doncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery.

18 Sep

HAMILTON, RONALD MARTIN RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BD831 of No 615 Sqn, which failed to return from a Roadstead off Blankenberge.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18 Sep

BROWN, ROBERT WILLIAM

AC1

He was serving with No 206 Gp, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial. Cemetery.

18 Sep

WEST, PETER REYNOLDS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, V3783 of No 6 SFTS, which spun into the ground near Chipping Norton.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard.

18 Sep

THOMSON, JOHN RAUTHMELL

Plt Off

A member of No 15 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, AK788 of the RAF Wyton Station Flt, which dived into the ground at Caxton Gibbet whilst flying at low level and being flown by Plt Off Thomson who was an air gunner.  He is buried in Wyton (St Margaret and All Saints)) Churchyard.

18 Sep

MACKINNON, JOHN

Flt Sgt

He died on active service at Bicester and his death was registered in Ploughley  He is buried in Caversfield (St Laurence) Churchyard.

18 Sep

PECHEY, HORACE ARTHUR

Flt Sgt

He died on active service and his death was registered in Sleaford  He is buried in Grantham Cemetery.

18 Sep

BOITEL-GILL, DEREK PIERRE AUMALE DFC

Wg Cdr

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6998 of No 59 OTU, which flew into the ground near Crosby-on Eden in Cumberland.  He is buried in or was cremated at West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium.

19 Sep

HOWELL, JAMES CLARENCE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6936 GE-Q of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Stettin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

19 Sep

ORCHARD, RUSSELL ERNEST DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6936 GE-Q of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Stettin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

19 Sep

ROBERTSON, JOHN DONALD RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6936 GE-Q of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Stettin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

19 Sep

START, ERNEST JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6936 GE-Q of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Stettin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

19 Sep

WOOD, THOMAS

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6936 GE-Q of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Stettin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

19 Sep

STEWART-CLARK, DUDLEY

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3516 of No 72 Sqn, which was shot down off the coast at Gravelines.  He is buried in Phien-les-Guines Communal Cemetery.

19 Sep

BRAUND, ERNEST JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R7115 of No 122 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Catterick.  He is buried in Catterick Cemetery.

19 Sep

ASHBEE, CLEMENT

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1249? of No 148 Sqn, which   He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

19 Sep

ROGERS, ROBERT OWEN

Sgt

He was serving with No 235 Sqn and died as the result of a 'penetrating gunshot wound' at Gilbert Bain Hospital in Lerwick, possibly received in an earlier operation.  He is buried in Lerwick New Cemetery.

19 Sep

HYMAN, WILLIAM WIGHT

Sgt

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 248 Sqn, but the exact details of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery.

19 Sep

FOX, HAROLD CECIL

Sgt

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 248 Sqn, his death being registered in Exmoor.  He is buried in Sevenoaks (Greatness Park) Cemetery.

19 Sep

BARKER-BENFIELD, GEORGE FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4132 of No 10 OTU, which burst into flames after flying into trees shortly after taking off from Abingdon on a night training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

19 Sep

PRENTICE, IAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4132 of No 10 OTU, which burst into flames after flying into trees shortly after taking off from Abingdon on a night training flight.  He is buried in East Wemyss Cemetery.

19 Sep

BICKNELL, DONALD TREVOR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4132 of No 10 OTU, which burst into flames after flying into trees shortly after taking off from Abingdon on a night training flight.  He is buried in Newquay (Fairpark) Cemetery.

19 Sep

KAJOR, Eugeniusz Rudolf

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  Oxford, L4590 of No 14 SFTS, which crashed on a training flight at Potterne in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Lyneham (St Michael) Churchyard

19 Sep

ZALESKI, Jerzy

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in  Oxford, L4590 of No 14 SFTS, which crashed on a training flight at Potterne in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Lyneham (St Michael) Churchyard

19 Sep

ROBINSON, CHARLES HENRY

AC1

He was serving with No 71 OTU, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Tel El Kebir War Memorial. Cemetery.

19 Sep

SCRAGG, MARTIN FRANCIS RAFO

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8376 of No 9 SFTS, which dived into the ground after having recovered from a spin near Hullavington.  He is buried in Bedford Cemetery, Beds.

19 Sep

FYVIE, JOSEPH RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8376 of No 9  SFTS, which dived into the ground after having recovered from a spin near Hullavington.  He is buried in Chippenham (London Road) Cemetery.

19 Sep

NEWMAN, EDWARD GEORGE

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE233 of the RAE, which undershot on landing at Farnborough.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

19 Sep

BURGIN, HENRY BADEN POWELL

Cpl

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Nottingham.  He is buried in Beeston and Stapleford (Chilwell) Cemetery.

20 Sep

PEARSON, JOHN EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3843 WV-F of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Dutch coast during an anti shipping sortie.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

20 Sep

MEADOWS, WALTER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3843 WV-F of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Dutch coast during an anti shipping sortie.  He is buried in Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery.

20 Sep

NICKLESON, JOHN MURRAY RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3843 WV-F of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Dutch coast during an anti shipping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Sep

ROGERS, FRANK DENIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9922 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Northampton whilst trying to establish its position on returning from a raid to Ostend.  He is buried in Bournemouth (St Peter) Churchyard.

20 Sep

CHATTELL, DAVID GIFFORD RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9922 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Northampton whilst trying to establish its position on returning from a raid to Ostend.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

20 Sep

DIL, WILLIAM ROBERT RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9922 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Northampton whilst trying to establish its position on returning from a raid to Ostend.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

20 Sep

LUGAR, WILLIAM RAND RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9922 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Northampton whilst trying to establish its position on returning from a raid to Ostend.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

20 Sep

EVANS, DAVID IVOR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9922 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Northampton whilst trying to establish its position on returning from a raid to Ostend.  He is buried in Swansea (Oystermouth) Cemetery.

20 Sep

WARDHAUGH, THOMAS

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9609 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Ambt-Delden General Cemetery.

20 Sep

THOMAS, CHARLES ALFRED FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9609 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Sep

PILKINGTON, LIONEL SANDERSON DFM

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB962 of No 111 Sqn, which failed to return from Circus 100A.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Sep

JONES, JOHN GRAHAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5384 of No 142 Sqn, which ditched off Orfordness on its return from a raid to Stettin.  He is buried in Ystrad Mynach (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

20 Sep

BURKE, IAN CAMPBELL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5384 of No 142 Sqn, which ditched off Orfordness on its return from a raid to Stettin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Sep

CARSTAIRS, ALEXANDER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5384 of No 142 Sqn, which ditched off Orfordness on its return from a raid to Stettin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Sep

LISTER, TREVOR GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5384 of No 142 Sqn, which ditched off Orfordness on its return from a raid to Stettin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Sep

MACKINTOSH, DAVID JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5384 of No 142 Sqn, which ditched off Orfordness on its return from a raid to Stettin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Sep

WEAVER, HAROLD DOUGLAS RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3030 of No 144 Sqn, which flew into power cables whilst attempting to land at North Luffenham on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in North Luffenham (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

20 Sep

TANKARD, JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3030 of No 144 Sqn, which flew into power cables whilst attempting to land at North Luffenham on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Sheffield (Burngreave) Cemetery.

20 Sep

ABERNETHY, ROBERT FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3030 of No 144 Sqn, which flew into power cables whilst attempting to land at North Luffenham on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery.

20 Sep

PARKER, ERIC BRAMWELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3030 of No 144 Sqn, which flew into power cables whilst attempting to land at North Luffenham on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He was cremated at East Finchley Cemetery. and St Marylebone Crematorium

20 Sep

ATTWOOD, ALFRED CHARLES

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, W8411 of No 205 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol of the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

20 Sep

LAMBERT, WILLIAM DUNCAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, W8411 of No 205 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol of the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

20 Sep

NEWNHAM, ERIC GEORGE

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, W8411 of No 205 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol of the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

20 Sep

SHAW, DOUGLAS

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, W8411 of No 205 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol of the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

20 Sep

TEASDALE, FREDERICK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, W8411 of No 205 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol of the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

20 Sep

THOMAS, LEWIS LLEWELYN RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, W8411 of No 205 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol of the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

20 Sep

TODD, SIDNEY WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, W8411 of No 205 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol of the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

20 Sep

WHITTICASE, JOHN LEONARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, W8411 of No 205 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol of the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

20 Sep

WIDDOWSON, GEOFFREY ALLAN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, W8411 of No 205 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol of the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

20 Sep

BARTLETT, GORDON KENNETH RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6422 of No 226 Sqn, which crashed in the sea after being caught in its own bomb blast whilst attacking a ship.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

20 Sep

COLMER, JAMES CECIL VALENTINE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6422 of No 226 Sqn, which crashed in the sea after being caught in its own bomb blast whilst attacking a ship.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

20 Sep

TREVOR, LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6422 of No 226 Sqn, which crashed in the sea after being caught in its own bomb blast whilst attacking a ship.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Sep

HOOD, KENNETH FREDRICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7310 of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking a convoy off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery.

20 Sep

ROBSON, JOHN JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7310 of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking a convoy off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery.

20 Sep

NAMIAS, MAYER HENRY RICHARD

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7310 of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking a convoy off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Sep

STEEL, ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2128 QY-J of No 254 Sqn, which flew into Lough Neagh during a training flight.  He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

20 Sep

VAN DER AA KUHLE, KNUD FLEMING VD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2128 QY-J of No 254 Sqn, which flew into Lough Neagh during a training flight.  He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

20 Sep

VICKERS, THOMAS WILLIAM

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2128 QY-J of No 254 Sqn, which flew into Lough Neagh during a training flight.  He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

20 Sep

BYERS, PATRICK JOSEPH ANTHONY

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 451 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery.

20 Sep

LIPSCOMBE, ALFRED JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Beaufighter IIF, R2323 of No 600 Sqn, which he was forced to abandon near Corsham in Wiltshire, but did not survive.  He is buried in or was cremated at  Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium.

20 Sep

BROWN, IVOR MORRISON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, P8787 of No 602 Sqn, which was shot down during Circus 100B, his body being washed ashore the following month.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

20 Sep

SQUIBB, CHARLES JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3622 of No 602 Sqn, which was shot down during Circus 100B near Abbeville.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Sep

PAINE, DEREK ALFRED JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5314 of No 16 OTU, which was shot down by an intruder as it attempted to land at Croughton.  He is buried in Kingsbury (St Andrew) Churchyard.

20 Sep

IXER, JOHN HOWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5314 of No 16 OTU, which was shot down by an intruder as it attempted to land at Croughton.  He is buried in Upper Heyford Cemetery.

20 Sep

LEAGAS, ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5314 of No 16 OTU, which was shot down by an intruder as it attempted to land at Croughton.  He is buried in Upper Heyford Cemetery.

20 Sep

VAN DER MERWE, NICHOLAAS PETRUS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5314 of No 16 OTU, which was shot down by an intruder as it attempted to land at Croughton.  He is buried in Upper Heyford Cemetery.

20 Sep

SHIPMAN, JOHN BASIL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9740 of No 6 AONS, which ditched into the Irish Sea north of Fishguard, Pembrokeshire.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

20 Sep

FORSTER, ROBERT MOFFATT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9740 of No 6 AONS, which ditched into the Irish Sea north of Fishguard, Pembrokeshire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Sep

McINTYRE, RONALD ERIC

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9740 of No 6 AONS, which ditched into the Irish Sea north of Fishguard, Pembrokeshire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Sep

TALBOT, DUDLEY HAROLD GORDON

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9740 of No 6 AONS, which ditched into the Irish Sea north of Fishguard, Pembrokeshire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Sep

GRANT, DESMOND MARY

Cpl

He was probably captured during the fighting in Crete and died as a PoW.   He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

20 Sep

LANGTON, CHARLES ALBERT

Flt Lt

He was serving with HQ RAF Middle East, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial. Cemetery.

20 Sep

RUSSELL, FRANK IAN

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Lysander III, T1439 of the TFU, which ditched 12 miles off Christchurch, Hampshire following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20 Sep

SMART, ROY ARTHUR WILLIAM

AC2

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

20 Sep

TOPP, NORMAN EDWIN

AC2

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

20 Sep

ALDERTON, ERIC GEORGE HENRY

AC1

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

20 Sep

REYNOLDS, JOHN ERNEST

AC2

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

20 Sep

COOMBES, WALTER BENJAMIN

AC2

He was killed when he was hit by a car being driven by a Czech pilot.  He is buried in Ilminster Cemetery.

20 Sep

PACKHAM, ALBERT LESLIE

LAC

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

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