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Casualties - 1 - 10 October 1941


1 Oct

PEACOCK, JOHN THOMAS

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6306 'R' of No 55 Sqn, which crashed south of  Sidi Barrani after running out of fuel following an attack on an enemy airfield.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

1 Oct

HARRIES, JAMES ALLEN

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6306 'R' of No 55 Sqn, which crashed south of  Sidi Barrani after running out of fuel following an attack on an enemy airfield.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

1 Oct

WARDEN, NOEL PROCTOR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, R7290 of No 91 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an ASR escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

1 Oct

BAKER, GERALD WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, W3422 of No 91 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an ASR escort sortie.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

1 Oct

STOKES, ALLAN DESMOND

Sgt

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 94 Sqn, the exact detail of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial. Cemetery.

1 Oct

WORSNOP, RONALD

AC1

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 95 Sqn, but the exact details of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery.

1 Oct

MOULD, PETER WILLIAM OLBER DFC and Bar

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying a Hurricane of No 185 Sqn, which was shot down by a MC202 over Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

1 Oct

GADUS, Romuald

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane, Z2962 of No 316 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Wolverhampton following an engine failure on take-off.  He is buried in Taunton (St Mary's) Cemetery.

1 Oct

WALLACE, JOHN GRAY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V3435 of No 1 (C) OTU, which spun into the ground at Todhills, near Carlisle.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Piershill) Cemetery.

1 Oct

McANANY, ROBERT ADRIAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V3435 of No 1 (C) OTU, which spun into the ground at Todhills, near Carlisle.  He is commemorated In the Maidenhead Register

1 Oct

BOURN, THOMAS ARUNDALE RA

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N9460 of No 17 EFTS, which was abandoned at Wittons Farm, Flag Fen, near Peterborough.  He is buried in Peterborough (Eastfield) Cemetery.

1 Oct

BIRCHWOOD, FRANK

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, P2454 of No 8 EFTS, which crashed on the approach to Waltham St. Lawrence.  He is buried in Manchester (Gorton) Cemetery.

1 Oct

GERBER, Zdzislaw

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Master, T8383 of No 8 SFTS, which flew into Pinderachy Hill in cloud whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

1 Oct

BROWNING, HENRY JAMES

Cpl

He died on active service and his death was registered in Scotland?  He is buried in Stand (All Saints) Churchyard.

1 Oct

MASSEY, DONALD ROBERT

AC2

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

1 Oct

HARDING, JOHN AUSTIN

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died on active service in the Oxford area.  He is buried in Llandrillo-yn-Rhos (St Trillo) Churchyard.

2 Oct

EDGE, HENRY NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3137 of No 92 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with Fw 190s on an offensive sweep.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Oct

LUND, JOHN WILFRED

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3459 of No 92 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with Fw 190s on an offensive sweep.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Oct

PORT, KENNETH GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3762 of No 92 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with Fw 190s on an offensive sweep.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

2 Oct

GAWAD, Stanislaw

LAC

He was serving with No 301 Sqn and died from injuries sustained in a road traffic accident.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

2 Oct

HORWOOD, CYRIL ERNEST

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1075 'A' of No 489 Sqn, which crashed in the River Eden on the approach to  land at Leuchars on a solo training flight.  His body was recovered near Thornaby and he is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

2 Oct

WALKER, CHARLES DAVID

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford II, R6398 of No 2 SFTS, which crashed on a night overshoot near Southrop.  He is buried in Great Stanmore (St John) Churchyard.

2 Oct

EVERISS, CARLYLE GRAY RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire, P9497 of No 58 OTU, which crashed near Bannockburn, Stirlingshire when it failed to recover from a spin.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery.

2 Oct

WOND, R

AC2

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

3 Oct

WATSON, HAROLD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6085 MG-H of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Saughton) Cemetery.

3 Oct

WALKER, JAMES RANKIN

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6085 MG-H of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Glasgow (Eastwood) Cemetery.

3 Oct

STOCK, SIDNEY GEORGE DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6085 MG-H of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Godalming New Cemetery.

3 Oct

MARSHALL, JACK ALLAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6085 MG-H of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Long Stanton (All Saints) Churchyard.

3 Oct

McLEOD, DONALD IAN

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6085 MG-H of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder on its return from a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Long Stanton (All Saints) Churchyard.

3 Oct

WARD, JOHN CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, P7846 of No 54 Sqn, which was lost on Circus 105 and his body was washed ashore on 21 Oct 1941.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

3 Oct

GEE, ROBERT ARBAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM704 TR-D of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Le Havre and was possibly shot down by flak.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

3 Oct

RIDDELL, ARTHUR SIMPSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM704 TR-D of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Le Havre and was possibly shot down by flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Oct

ROGERSON, CHARLES FRASER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM704 TR-D of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Le Havre and was possibly shot down by flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Oct

SHARPE, MICHAEL LESLIE

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM704 TR-D of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Le Havre and was possibly shot down by flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Oct

WOODS-SCAWEN, GERALD EDGAR FRANCIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB779 'E' of No 92 Sqn, which failed to return from Circus 105  His body was washed ashore on 20 Oct 1941 and he is buried in Noordwijk General Cemetery.

3 Oct

COX, HERBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3710 of No 92 Sqn, which failed to return from Circus 106  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

3 Oct

TAYLOR, ANDREW ALBERT RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P7839 of No 610 Sqn, which dived into the ground from a steep turn near Bewholme, East Yorkshire.  He is buried in Leconfield (St Catherine) Churchyard.

4 Oct

STIRRAT, IAN HARPER RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Tomahawk, AK502 of No 112 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s whilst acting as top cover to a tactical reconnaissance sortie.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

4 Oct

VEITCH, PETER JOHN BRYAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane, Z2518 of No 185 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Malta, possibly as the result of an oxygen failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

4 Oct

BROWN, KENNETH REGINALD MCLEOD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9066 NR-V of No 220 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Oct

COLLINS, VICTOR GEORGE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9066 NR-V of No 220 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Oct

HARRISON, FRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9066 NR-V of No 220 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Oct

SEXTON, LESLIE EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9066 NR-V of No 220 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

4 Oct

LUCK, LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 229, the exact details of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Oshogbo Cemetery.

4 Oct

BIDGOOD, FRANCIS WILLIAM RAAF

LAC

He was serving with No 456 Sqn and died in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Bournemouth as a result of a Subarachnoid Haemorrhage.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery.

4 Oct

FRY, CHARLES RAWDON KEITH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire IIA, P8678 of No 610 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Scarborough in low cloud.  He is buried in Horley (St Bartholomew) New Churchyard.

4 Oct

WOOD, JOHN JAMES AuxAF

LAC

He was serving with No 938 Sqn and died when he fell through a window in his billet onto a conservatory.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St Nicholas) Cemetery.

4 Oct

SCOTT, LAWRENCE ARMSTRONG

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9708 of No 18 OTU, which collided with the tail of R9709 during navigation exercise and crashed near Coventry.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

4 Oct

HERMANOWSKI, Stanislaw

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9708 of No 18 OTU, which collided with the tail of R9709 during navigation exercise and crashed near Coventry.  He is buried in Nuneaton (Oaston Road) Cemetery.

4 Oct

MASON, ERIC COLEBOURNE

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9708 of No 18 OTU, which collided with the tail of R9709 during navigation exercise and crashed near Coventry.  He is buried in Nuneaton (Oaston Road) Cemetery.

4 Oct

MIARCZYNSKI, Roman Czeslaw

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9708 of No 18 OTU, which collided with the tail of R9709 during navigation exercise and crashed near Coventry.  He is buried in Nuneaton (Oaston Road) Cemetery.

4 Oct

BROWN, REGINALD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9708 of No 18 OTU, which collided with the tail of R9709 during navigation exercise and crashed near Coventry.  He is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery.

4 Oct

RYALL, EDWARD CHARLES

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1146 of No 21 OTU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Edgehill on a transit flight back to Moreton-in-Marsh.  He is buried in Bedwas (St Barrwg) Churchyard.

4 Oct

FAIRFAX, JOHN EDWARD ANTHONY H. DFM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1146 of No 21 OTU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Edgehill on a transit flight back to Moreton-in-Marsh.  He is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery.

4 Oct

TAYLOR, VICTOR ARTHUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1146 of No 21 OTU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Edgehill on a transit flight back to Moreton-in-Marsh.  He is buried in Ludgershall (St James) Churchyard.

4 Oct

DUGGAN, JOHN FREDERICK RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1146 of No 21 OTU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Edgehill on a transit flight back to Moreton-in-Marsh.  He is buried in Moreton-in-Marsh New Cemetery.

4 Oct

LAXTON, JOSHUA AuxAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1146 of No 21 OTU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Edgehill on a transit flight back to Moreton-in-Marsh.  He is buried in Moreton-in-Marsh New Cemetery.

4 Oct

WINSTANLEY, DOUGLAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1146 of No 21 OTU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Edgehill on a transit flight back to Moreton-in-Marsh.  He is buried in Moreton-in-Marsh New Cemetery.

4 Oct

SIMMONDS, OLIVER JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1146 of No 21 OTU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Edgehill on a transit flight back to Moreton-in-Marsh.  He is buried in Whitchurch (St Mary) Churchyard., Glamorganshire

4 Oct

PHILIP, KENNETH CHARLES RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, X4598 of No 53 OTU, which spun into the ground and caught fire near Cardiff.  He is buried in Llantwit Major Cemetery.

4 Oct

TURNER, JOHN ERNST RAAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 58 Sqn at the time of his death, which has not been ascertained but his death was registered in York.  He is buried in Newton-upon-Ouse (All Saints) Churchyard.

4 Oct

MacMILLAN, DUNCAN

LAC

He was serving at RAF Luqa, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

4 Oct

WINNARD, ERNEST HENRY

AC1

He was serving as a Dispatch rider and was delivering a collection of tools when he was killed in a road accident when his motorcycle hit the kerb, flinging him off and killing him instantly near Ashford in Kent.  He is buried in Swinton Cemetery.

5 Oct

STUIVENGA, PATRICK PETER

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire VB, W3449 of No 129 Sqn, which collided with W3501 of the same unit over Sussex.  He is buried in Chichester Cemetery.

5 Oct

SMITH, JAMES MUNRO

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire VB, W3501 of No 129 Sqn, which collided with W3449 of the same unit over Sussex.  He is buried in Chichester Cemetery.

5 Oct

SOPER, FRANCIS JOSEPH DFC, DFM

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane II, Z5045 of No 257 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from a Ju 88 off the Suffolk coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Oct

CHAPMAN, CHARLES

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5164 of No 267 Sqn, which crashed near Cairo following an engine failure.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial. Cemetery.

5 Oct

GRAY, BRIAN CHADWICK RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5164 of No 267 Sqn, which crashed near Cairo following an engine failure.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial. Cemetery.

5 Oct

LEVY, LUCIEN GEORGES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5164 of No 267 Sqn, which crashed near Cairo following an engine failure.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial. Cemetery.

5 Oct

WARD, FRANK DERYCK RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5164 of No 267 Sqn, which crashed near Cairo following an engine failure.  He is buried in Cairo War Memorial. Cemetery.

5 Oct

BRENNAN, WILLIAM JOHN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3506 of No 10 AGS, which spun into the sea off Loch Ryan.  He is buried in Stranraer (Glebe) Cemetery.

5 Oct

HIDDLESTON, TRAVIS ARNOLD HUTTON RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, P9445 of No 53 OTU, which crashed into the sea off Southerndown, Glamorganshire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

5 Oct

HUGHES, JOSEPH AuxAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 70 OTU, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Nakuru North Cemetery.

5 Oct

PAYAKAPRAN SHIVANANDE

LAC

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

5 Oct

TOWNSEND, JOHN PAUL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3506 of No 10 AGS, which spun into the sea off Loch Ryan.  He is buried in Leytonstone (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

5 Oct

ROSE, OSWALD

LAC

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

6 Oct

RUSSELL, ERNEST HENRY CHARLES

Cpl

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 151 Sqn, his death being registered in Surrey S E.  He is buried in Dorking Cemetery.

6 Oct

MORRISSEY, PATRICK EDWARD

AC2

He died on active service and his death was registered in Andover  He is buried in Peel Green Cemetery.

6 Oct

QUINT, PETER BRAIN TYRERS RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, W9175 of No 52 OTU, which dived into the ground near Slimbridge.  He is buried in Minchinhampton (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

6 Oct

IRONSIDE, CHARLES THEODORE LYALL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Botha Ia, L6435 of No 8 AGS, which flew into high ground near Alness, Ross & Cromarty.  He is buried in Banff Cemetery, Banffshire

6 Oct

MIDDLETON, DENNIS WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Botha Ia, L6435 of No 8 AGS, which flew into high ground near Alness, Ross & Cromarty.  He is buried in Hove New Cemetery.

6 Oct

DEY, DENIS HERBERT

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Botha Ia, L6435 of No 8 AGS, which flew into high ground near Alness, Ross & Cromarty.  He is buried in Kiltearn Parish Churchyard.

6 Oct

LEWIS, JAMES JOHN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Botha Ia, L6435 of No 8 AGS, which flew into high ground near Alness, Ross & Cromarty.  He is buried in Upper Brynamman (St Catherine) Churchyard.

6 Oct

HIGHAM, GEORGE WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Botha Ia, L6435 of No 8 AGS, which flew into high ground near Alness, Ross & Cromarty.  He is buried in Warrington Cemetery.

6 Oct

DICKER, JOHN ARTHUR DAVID

LAC

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

6 Oct

GOYMER, DONALD CHARLES

LAC

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

7 Oct

HALL, ROBERT

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T3355 of No 29 Sqn, which dived into the ground whilst flying in fog at Westfieldsole, Kent.  He is buried in Felling (Heworth) Cemetery.

7 Oct

MILES, CHARLES ROBERT

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T3355 of No 29 Sqn, which dived into the ground whilst flying in fog at Westfieldsole, Kent.  He is buried in Sevenoaks (Greatness Park) Cemetery.

7 Oct

ROLT, PETER CRAWFORD

Sqn Ldr

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Oct

ALLMOND, DOUGLAS ALLAN FRASER

Plt Off

He was serving with No 3 (C) OTU, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

7 Oct

ALAN-WILLIAMS, DOUGLAS BLUNDELL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5762 of No 42 OTU, which flew into the ground near Flag Fen House, Peterborough.  He is buried in Castleton (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard.

7 Oct

HEBDITCH, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5762 of No 42 OTU, which flew into the ground near Flag Fen House, Peterborough.  He is buried in Easington (All Saints) Churchyard.

7 Oct

ASHTON, GORDON BERTRAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5762 of No 42 OTU, which flew into the ground near Flag Fen House, Peterborough.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

7 Oct

ARTHUR, GEORGE LESLIE BLAIR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5762 of No 42 OTU, which flew into the ground near Flag Fen House, Peterborough.  He is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery.

7 Oct

FOULGER, DOUGLAS THOMAS

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, R6100 of No 6 SFTS, which collided with a balloon barrage over Stoke, Coventry  He is buried in Weedon Methodist Chapelyard

7 Oct

MARSHALL, ROYDEN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, R6100 of No 6 SFTS, which collided with a balloon barrage over Stoke, Coventry  He is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

7 Oct

BUDD, PETER ROY

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Surrey Mid East.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

8 Oct

MAMEDOFF, ANDREW B.

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in a Hurricane IIB (Z3253, Z3457, Z3677 or Z3781) of No 133 Sqn, which was lost on a transit flight to Northern Ireland in a storm.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

8 Oct

McCALL, HUGH HARRISON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in a Hurricane IIB (Z3253, Z3457, Z3677 or Z3781) of No 133 Sqn, which was lost on a transit flight to Northern Ireland in a storm.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

8 Oct

STOUT, ROY NEAL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in a Hurricane IIB (Z3253, Z3457, Z3677 or Z3781) of No 133 Sqn, which was lost on a transit flight to Northern Ireland in a storm.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

8 Oct

WHITE, WILLIAM JOSEPH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in a Hurricane IIB (Z3253, Z3457, Z3677 or Z3781) of No 133 Sqn, which was lost on a transit flight to Northern Ireland in a storm.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

8 Oct

STEVENSON, BEN ROSS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, L4323 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Wantage after a wing hit the ground during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

8 Oct

WILDE, JOHN MALCOLM DFM

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, L4323 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Wantage after a wing hit the ground during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

8 Oct

BEYNON, ARTHUR WINSTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, L4323 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Wantage after a wing hit the ground during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Cheam (St Dunstan) Churchyard.

8 Oct

IRVINE-BROWN, MAXWELL RAAF

Plt Off

He was serving with No 453 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

8 Oct

KNUDSON, KENNETH ANDERSON

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N6486 of No 1 EFTS, which collided with Oxford, P1967 of No 14 SFTS near Barton-in-the-Clay, Bedfordshire.  He is buried in Hatfield Park War Cemetery.

8 Oct

STIVEN, DAVID ROBERT WALLACE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, P1967 of No 14 SFTS, which collided with Tiger Moth, N6486 of No 1 EFTS near Barton-in-the-Clay, Bedfordshire.  He is buried in Luton Church Burial Ground.

8 Oct

SUNDERLAND, SYDNEY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, P1968 of No 14 SFTS, which collided with Tiger Moth, N6486 of No 1 EFTS near Barton-in-the-Clay, Bedfordshire.  He is buried in Oldham (Chadderton) Cemetery.

8 Oct

GEORGE, HARRY

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died in Halifax Infirmary from injuries sustained when the motor cycle he was driving collided with a motor bus.  He is buried in Stainland (St Andrew) Churchyard.

9 Oct

TALBOT, E E A RE

Lt

He was killed whilst flying as a passenger in Blenheim IV, Z7638 of No 107 Sqn, which collided with Z7644 during an anti shipping sweep off the south coast of Italy.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

9 Oct

HARTE, FRAZER APSLEY DFC, RAFO

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7638 of No 107 Sqn, which collided with Z7644 during an anti shipping sweep off the south coast of Italy.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

9 Oct

WEWAGE-SMITH, THOMAS

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7638 of No 107 Sqn, which collided with Z7644 during an anti shipping sweep off the south coast of Italy.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

9 Oct

BLOODWORTH, CHARLES OSCAR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7638 of No 107 Sqn, which collided with Z7644 during an anti shipping sweep off the south coast of Italy.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily.  He served as BARTHOLOMEW, Basil Bartholomew,

9 Oct

HUNTING, WILLIAM KARL RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7644 of No 107 Sqn, which collided with Z7638 during an anti shipping sweep off the south coast of Italy.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

9 Oct

JONES, STANLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7644 of No 107 Sqn, which collided with Z7638 during an anti shipping sweep off the south coast of Italy.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

9 Oct

WALDERS, NEVILLE WHITFORD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7644 of No 107 Sqn, which collided with Z7638 during an anti shipping sweep off the south coast of Italy.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

9 Oct

HOSKINS, ORMONDE JOHN HORACE

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying either Whirlwind I, P6968 or 6999 of No 263 Sqn, which collided with each other near Bath.  He is buried in Laverstock (St Andrew) Churchyard.

9 Oct

CECHRZYCKI, Jerzy

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hampden, L4164 of No 1 AAS, which side-slipped on landing at Manby and crashed near the airfield, due to deteriorating weather conditions on its return from a bombing exercise.  He is buried in Manby (St Mary) Churchyard.

9 Oct

FLEMING, WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4144 of No 19 OTU, which was hit by a bomb whilst carrying out a practice bombing sortie on the Tain ranges.  He is buried in Annan Cemetery.

9 Oct

MacKENZIE, ARCHIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4144 of No 19 OTU, which was hit by a bomb whilst carrying out a practice bombing sortie on the Tain ranges.  He is buried in Kingussie Cemetery.

9 Oct

HANCOCK, HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4144 of No 19 OTU, which was hit by a bomb whilst carrying out a practice bombing sortie on the Tain ranges.  He is buried in Stand (All Saints) Churchyard.

9 Oct

MASTERS, LESLIE GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4144 of No 19 OTU, which was hit by a bomb whilst carrying out a practice bombing sortie on the Tain ranges.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery.

9 Oct

BRACE, ELWYN HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6750 of No 19 OTU, which failed to return from a training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Oct

GRAY, GEORGE WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6750 of No 19 OTU, which failed to return from a training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Oct

KELLY, PAUL RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6750 of No 19 OTU, which failed to return from a training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Oct

OLDMAN, LEONARD HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6750 of No 19 OTU, which failed to return from a training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

9 Oct

MacGREGOR, COLIN

LAC

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

9 Oct

HOGBEN, GEORGE WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Master I, T8684 of No 8 SFTS, which flew into high ground on Cairn of Finglenny in Angus.  He is buried in West Ham Cemetery.

9 Oct

MacPHERSON, WILLIAM RICHARD

Fg Off

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

10 Oct

PATTERSON, THOMAS CLAYTON RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane, Z4268 of No 33 Sqn, which crashed in the area of Sidi Barrani.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10 Oct

ROBINSON, TERENCE MYLES

Fg Off

He was shot down whilst flying in Hampden I, AE135 of No 106 Sqn on 17 Aug 1941 on a raid against Dusseldorf and was captured but died on this date.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

10 Oct

NORTON, FRANK WILLIAM

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6493 'L' of No 203 Sqn, which   He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10 Oct

ROWNTREE, JOHN PETER

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6493 'L' of No 203 Sqn, which   He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10 Oct

EDWARDS, JOHN ALFRED RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6493 'L' of No 203 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie to Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10 Oct

HEGARTY, HUGH FRANCIS RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM586 RR-T of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping sweep.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Oct

MATHER, DONALD STUART RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM586 RR-T of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping sweep.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Oct

McCRUM, CHARLES JOHN FREDERICK RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM586 RR-T of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping sweep.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Oct

RENWICK, JOHN WHITFIELD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM586 RR-T of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping sweep.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Oct

MALONE, LEWIS FRY DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying a Hurricane of No 451 Sqn, which was shot down on a tactical reconnaissance sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10 Oct

WEBB, CHARLES CECIL GEORGE

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6171 MK-F of No 500 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea near Cromer on its return from a shipping patrol.  He is buried in Great Yarmouth (Caister) Cemetery.

10 Oct

COOMBER, RONALD HAROLD AuxAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6171 MK-F of No 500 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea near Cromer on its return from a shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Oct

ROBERTS, ROBERT CARLSON RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6171 MK-F of No 500 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea near Cromer on its return from a shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10 Oct

NIELD, FRANK KNOWLES

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T5551 of No 21 EFTS, which crashed seven miles form Guinea Fowl after failing to recover from an incipient spin.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

10 Oct

HARRIS, PERCIVAL WILFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4319 of No 16 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Upper Heyford on a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Llangogo (St Dochwe) Churchyard.

10 Oct

MILLER, BRIAN WILLIAM RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4319 of No 16 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Upper Heyford on a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Upper Heyford Cemetery.

10 Oct

ROSE-INNES, COSMO PATRICK A. INNES (PAT)

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4319 of No 16 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Upper Heyford on a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Upper Heyford Cemetery.

10 Oct

VAN DEEMTER, CECIL BROUGHTON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4319 of No 16 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Upper Heyford on a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Upper Heyford Cemetery.

10 Oct

BETTS, JOHN CARLETON

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9928 of No 25 OTU, which crashed almost immediately after taking off from Balderton on a night training exercise.  He is buried in Elstree (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

10 Oct

McCONNELL, THOMAS NORMAN

LAC

He was a U/T Observer and killed whilst flying in Oxford I, T1287 of No 4 AOS, which flew into a mountain near Rowantree in Ayrshire during a navigation training flight.  He is buried in Carnmoney Cemetery.

10 Oct

O'GRADY, EDWARD

Sgt

He was a U/T Observer and killed whilst flying in Oxford I, T1287 of No 4 AOS, which flew into a mountain near Rowantree in Ayrshire during a navigation training flight.  He is buried in Stoneykirk Cemetery.

10 Oct

TESTER, DICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Oxford I, T1287 of No 4 AOS, which flew into a mountain near Rowantree in Ayrshire during a navigation training flight.  He is buried in Blackpool (Carleton) Cemetery.

10 Oct

NETTLETON, HERBERT HENRY

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9808 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into high ground at night near Exford, Devon  He is buried in Tavistock New Cemetery.

10 Oct

CHRISTOPHER, HORACE VICTOR GEORGE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Oxford II, W6623 of No 6 SFTS, which crashed on an overshoot at Leadbarrow Farm, near Windrush.  He is buried in Acton Cemetery.

10 Oct

BARKER, HERBERT VICTOR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying Whitley I, K7252 of No 9 AGS, which collided with K9041 of the same unit at Llanwrog.  He is buried in Middlesbrough (Acklam) Cemetery.

10 Oct

PURDY, PETER EDWARD

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying Whitley I, K7252 or K9041 of No 9 AGS, which collided with K9041 of the same unit at Llanwrog.  He was cremated at Stockport Crematorium.

10 Oct

RIGLEY, HENRY WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in either Whitley I, K7252 or K9041 of No 9 AGS, which collided with each other at Llanwrog.  He is buried in Bedford Cemetery, Beds.

10 Oct

HARDING, EDWIN MARCUS

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying Whitley I, K7252 of No 9 AGS, which collided with K9041 of the same unit at Llanwrog.  He is buried in Caerphilly (St Martin) Churchyard.

10 Oct

SMITH-CROSS, WILLIAM ARTHUR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in either Whitley I, K7252 or K9041 of No 9 AGS, which collided with each other at Llanwrog.  He is buried in Heanor Cemetery.

10 Oct

ROGER, DAVID NOEL PEARMAN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in either Whitley I, K7252 or K9041 of No 9 AGS, which collided with each other at Llanwrog.  He is buried in Llanbeblig Public Cemetery, Caernarfon.

10 Oct

SMITH, JOSEPH CROMWELL

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in either Whitley I, K7252 or K9041 of No 9 AGS, which collided with each other at Llanwrog.  He is buried in Merthyr Tydfil (Cefn) Cemetery.

10 Oct

POLLOCK, JOHN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in either Whitley I, K7252 or K9041 of No 9 AGS, which collided with each other at Llanwrog.  He is buried in Neilston Cemetery.

10 Oct

PRYCE, THOMAS ALBERT

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in either Whitley I, K7252 or K9041 of No 9 AGS, which collided with each other at Llanwrog.  He is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery

10 Oct

SEYMOUR, RONALD WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in either Whitley I, K7252 or K9041 of No 9 AGS, which collided with each other at Llanwrog.  He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard.

10 Oct

STONEHAM, JOHN WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in either Whitley I, K7252 or K9041 of No 9 AGS, which collided with each other at Llanwrog.  He is buried in Chelmsford (Writtle Road) Cemetery.

10 Oct

STUBBERFIELD, CHARLES WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in either Whitley I, K7252 or K9041 of No 9 AGS, which collided with each other at Llanwrog.  He is buried in Fulham Palace Road Cemetery.

10 Oct

TUCKER, BERT WILLIAM

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in either Whitley I, K7252 or K9041 of No 9 AGS, which collided with each other at Llanwrog.  He is buried in or was cremated at  Islington Cemetery. and Crematorium.

10 Oct

ROFFE, RAYMOND BRYAN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in either Whitley I, K7252 or K9041 of No 9 AGS, which collided with each other at Llanwrog.  He is buried in Wittering (All Saints) Churchyard.

10 Oct

CULLEN, CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Whitley I, K9041 of No 9 AGS, which collided with K7252 of the same unit at Llanwrog.  He is buried in Bury Cemetery, Redvales

10 Oct

MARTIN, EVELYN JOHN BENTICK

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Whitley I, K9041 of No 9 AGS, which collided with K7252 of the same unit at Llanwrog.  He is buried in Llanbeblig Public Cemetery, Caernarfon

10 Oct

RICHARDS, WALTER HUGHES

LAC

He was killed whilst flying Master I, N7544 of No 9 SFTS, which crashed in an attempted forced landing at Bratton in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Chippenham (London Road) Cemetery.

10 Oct

WATSON, ROBERT FRYER

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died when the motor-cycle he was riding left the road and struck an air raid shelter at Bingham.  Cpl E C Barley was also seriously injured and died later in hospital.  He is buried in Shelford (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard Extension.

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