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Casualties - 21 - 31 December 1941


21 Dec

HAYWARD, THOMAS

Sgt

He was severely wounded whilst flying in Stirling I, N6095 MG-K of No 7 Sqn, which was hit by flak over the target (Brest) on 18 Dec 1941.  He died two later from his wounds and is buried in Loxley United Reformed Chapelyard

21 Dec

GUEST, IVOR ALEXANDER WIMBORNE

LAC

He was serving with No 38 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial. Cemetery.

21 Dec

CARTER, ANTHONY

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE151 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in Holland whilst carrying an Intruder sortie.  He is buried in Schoonbeek (Oud Schoonbeek General Cemetery.

21 Dec

HAYES, BRIAN

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, Z2823 of No 185 Sqn, which failed to return from an interception over Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

21 Dec

MARTIN, JOHN HUMPHREY

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3998 of No 201 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Mount Batten on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Bishopston (St Teilo) Churchyard.

21 Dec

ROBINSON, JAMES

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3998 of No 201 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Mount Batten on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Blackburn Cemetery.

21 Dec

WATSON, WILLIAM

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3998 of No 201 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Mount Batten on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery.

21 Dec

MITCHELL, HERBERT FREDERICK

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3998 of No 201 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Mount Batten on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Great Burstead (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard.

21 Dec

CUNNINGHAM, ROBERT

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3998 of No 201 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Mount Batten on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Irvine (Knadgerhill) Cemetery.

21 Dec

BENNETT, KENNETH WILLIAM

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3998 of No 201 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Mount Batten on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Dec

DOUGLAS, JAMES WALLACE

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3998 of No 201 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Mount Batten on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Dec

HIDES, JOHN BURNETT

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3998 of No 201 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Mount Batten on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Dec

SOUTHALL, HERBERT LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3998 of No 201 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Mount Batten on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Dec

WALLACE, JOHN HAY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3998 of No 201 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Mount Batten on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21 Dec

FLETCHER, DAVID JAMES

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3998 of No 201 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Mount Batten on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  His body was washed ashore on 24 Dec 1941 and he is buried in Ford Park Cemetery. (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery.) (Pennycomequick)

21 Dec

DURRANT, JAMES WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM837 VX-N of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an oil refinery.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery.

21 Dec

RAWES, ERRINGTON DOUGLAS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM837 VX-N of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an oil refinery.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery.

21 Dec

TERRY, IAN WINGATE RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM837 VX-N of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an oil refinery.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery.

21 Dec

WATTS, RONALD LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM837 VX-N of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an oil refinery.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery.

21 Dec

KRAWCZYNSKI, Edmund

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire, P8183 of No 308 Sqn, which crashed near South Lytham pier, Lancashire, whilst on training flight.  He is buried in Formby (Our Lady Of Compassion) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

21 Dec

GALE, DAVID JAMES

AC2

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

21 Dec

PAGE, CHARLES HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM624 of No 1 (C) OTU, which flew into high ground near Egremont in Cumberland at night.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Morningside) Cemetery.

21 Dec

DALGLEISH, STUART DANIEL JOHN

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM624 of No 1 (C) OTU, which flew into high ground near Egremont in Cumberland at night.  He is buried in Hertford (St Andrew's) Cemetery.

21 Dec

LEADILL, JOHN WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM624 of No 1 (C) OTU, which flew into high ground near Egremont in Cumberland at night.  He is buried in Scarborough (Woodlands) Cemetery.

21 Dec

PARRISH, EARLE DOUGLAS RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM624 of No 1 (C) OTU, which flew into high ground near Egremont in Cumberland at night.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low

21 Dec

ALLIN, DANIEL JOHN

AC1

He was serving with No 28? Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial. Cemetery.

21 Dec

GOODSALL, CHARLES ERIC

Cpl

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

21 Dec

ORTON, JOHN EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Blenheim IV, Z6350 of No 5 AOS, which flew into high ground on the Mull of Kintyre, Argyllshire.  He is buried in Douglas Cemetery. (Isle of Man)

21 Dec

COHEN, ROBERT SIDNEY

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6350 of No 5 AOS, which flew into high ground on the Mull of Kintyre, Argyllshire.  He is buried in Golders Green Jewish Cemetery.

21 Dec

WOODWARD, PETER GIBSON

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6350 of No 5 AOS, which flew into high ground on the Mull of Kintyre, Argyllshire.  He is buried in Surbiton Cemetery.

21 Dec

GEARING, ARTHUR JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6350 of No 5 AOS, which flew into high ground on the Mull of Kintyre, Argyllshire.  He is buried in Wallasey (Rake Lane) Cemetery.

21 Dec

McCLUSKEY, MARTIN

LAC

He was serving at RAF Oakington at the time of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Cambridge.  He is buried in Southport (Duke Street) Cemetery.

21 Dec

LACEY, ALEXANDER WILLIAM

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N9150 of No 1 GTS, which crashed near Chinnor in Oxfordshire.  He is buried in Luton General Cemetery.

22 Dec

HARDMAN, CHARLES NORTON

Sgt

He was serving with No 40 Sqn, and had been aboard Wellington, X9993 which was hit by flak and crash landed at Tobruk on 14 Dec 1941.  He was killed by enemy fire whilst returning to Malta in a Sunderland which was forced to alight on the sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22 Dec

DARRELL, ARTHUR CYRIL RCAF

Sgt

He was died from natural causes in Northallerton hospital whilst serving with No 78 Sqn.  He is buried in Northallerton Cemetery.

22 Dec

SMITH, CHRISTOPHER DERMONT SALMOND DFC

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, Z5255 of No 79 Sqn, which collided with a He 115 off Southern Ireland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Dec

DARCY, DESMOND PHILIP

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7915 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed into the sea following an attack on MT in the Sirte area.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery.

22 Dec

PARSONS, HAROLD FREDERICK DOLLAND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7915 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed into the sea following an attack on MT in the Sirte area.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery.

22 Dec

HENLEY, ROY FREDERICK JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7915 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed into the sea following an attack on MT in the Sirte area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22 Dec

MATTHEWS, ROBERT HENRY

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane, BV156 of No 249 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed into the sea wall at Valetta by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

22 Dec

NATTRASS, JOHN

LAC

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 403 Sqn, his death being registered in Ipswich.  He is buried in Prudhoe New Cemetery.

22 Dec

CLUFF, JOHN MURRAY RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM728 RR-V of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rover patrol off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Dec

HERBERT, STANLEY CECIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM728 RR-V of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rover patrol off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Dec

McDONALD, MALCOLM HEDLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM728 RR-V of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rover patrol off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Dec

MOSS, DONALD DFM, RCAF

WO1

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM728 RR-V of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rover patrol off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Dec

DRURY, ROBERT WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was fatally injured whilst flying Buffalo I, AN204 of No 453 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Kuala Lumper after being damaged by fire from enemy fighters.  He is buried in Taiping War Cemetery.

22 Dec

PETERSON, ERIC ANTON RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Buffalo, W8207 of No 453 Sqn, which was attacked by Japanese fighters as he attempted to take off from Kuala Lumper.  He is buried in Taiping War Cemetery.

22 Dec

READ, MALCOLM NEVILLE RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Buffalo, W8209 of No 453 Sqn, which rammed an enemy aircraft during an attack on Kuala Lumper airfield.  He is buried in Taiping War Cemetery.

22 Dec

YONGE, MARTIN GODWIN

Sgt

He was possibly killed or died whilst serving aboard HMS Audacity, which was sunk by U-751 whilst escorting convoy HG-76.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Dec

GIBB, ERIC ARTHUR FAWNS DFM

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9522 of No 28 Con Flt, which flew into high ground near Knipton whist en-route from Leconfield to the Handley Page factory at Radlett.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Warriston) Cemetery.

22 Dec

BARKER, RICHARD PERCIVAL WILLIAM RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9522 of No 28 Con Flt, which flew into high ground near Knipton whist en-route from Leconfield to the Handley Page factory at Radlett.  He is buried in Grantham Cemetery.

22 Dec

DENNING, JAMES ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9522 of No 28 Con Flt, which flew into high ground near Knipton whist en-route from Leconfield to the Handley Page factory at Radlett.  He is buried in Grantham Cemetery.

22 Dec

HANCOCK, JAMES ANTHONY

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9522 of No 28 Con Flt, which flew into high ground near Knipton whist en-route from Leconfield to the Handley Page factory at Radlett.  He is buried in Grantham Cemetery.

22 Dec

MERRIFIELD, LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9522 of No 28 Con Flt, which flew into high ground near Knipton whist en-route from Leconfield to the Handley Page factory at Radlett.  He is buried in Horwich (Ridgmont) Cemetery.

22 Dec

BEATTIE, WILLIAM STUART RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9522 of No 28 Con Flt, which flew into high ground near Knipton whist en-route from Leconfield to the Handley Page factory at Radlett.  He is buried in St Mary Church (St Mary) Churchyard., Torbay

22 Dec

MAYSTON, STANLEY ROBERT DFM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9522 of No 28 Con Flt, which flew into high ground near Knipton whist en-route from Leconfield to the Handley Page factory at Radlett.  He was cremated at Croydon (Mitcham Road) Crematorium

22 Dec

OWEN, ROBERT FENWICK DFC

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9522 of No 28 Con Flt, which flew into high ground near Knipton whist en-route from Leconfield to the Handley Page factory at Radlett.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

22 Dec

NEWELL, JOHN LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving aboard HMS Audacity, which was sunk by U-751 whilst escorting convoy HG-76.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22 Dec

PAUL, JOHN WYNESS WILSON

Cpl

He was killed or died whilst serving aboard HMT Z2, but the exact details of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery.

22 Dec

GREENER, ARTHUR

LAC

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

23 Dec

THOMPSON, ALBERT CYRIL

Sgt

He was serving with No 38 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial. Cemetery.

23 Dec

KING, WILLIAM JAMES

AC1

He was serving with No 67 Sqn, and was probably killed in a Japanese air attack on RAF Mingaladon.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery.

23 Dec

LINTOTT, LESLIE REGINALD

AC1

He was serving with No 67 Sqn, and was probably killed in a Japanese air attack on RAF Mingaladon.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery.

23 Dec

DIVE, PETER BENJAMIN RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland, BS766 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance of the Tripolitania area.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

23 Dec

METCALFE, HENRY BEYNON

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland, BS766 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance of the Tripolitania area.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

23 Dec

WELLS, PETER CHARLES

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland, BS766 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance of the Tripolitania area.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

23 Dec

BENTLEY, LOCH LOMOND RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8834 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Elveden in Suffolk whilst awaiting landing instructions on its return from a raid to Brest.  He is buried in Feltwell (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

23 Dec

HAMER, HAROLD

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM678 NR-U of No 220 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Norwegian coast.  He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

23 Dec

HENDERSON, HENRY DAVID CHRISTOPHER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM678 NR-U of No 220 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Norwegian coast.  He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

23 Dec

GULLIVER, ALFRED JOHN

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington Z9703 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Rooster' operation.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23 Dec

HUNT, GRAHAM HUMPHREYS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington Z9703 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Rooster' operation.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23 Dec

KINGSTON, DOUGLAS MASON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington Z9703 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Rooster' operation.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23 Dec

REASON, WILLIAM DENNIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington Z9703 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Rooster' operation.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23 Dec

REID, ARNOLD JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington Z9703 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Rooster' operation.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23 Dec

WOOLLEY, LESLIE JOHN

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington Z9703 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Rooster' operation.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23 Dec

ODHAMS, BERNARD ERNEST LYNCH

Fg Off

He was serving with No 230 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23 Dec

DEBONNAIRE, ANTHONY GEORGE WILLIAM

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, W8418 of No 240 Sqn, which sunk on landing at Pembroke Dock following a float digging into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Dec

GRAY, JAMES SOUTAR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, W8418 of No 240 Sqn, which sunk on landing at Pembroke Dock following a float digging into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Dec

HAVLICEK, VLADIMIR VICTOR RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, W8418 of No 240 Sqn, which sunk on landing at Pembroke Dock following a float digging into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Dec

JONES, GEORGE EDWIN

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, W8418 of No 240 Sqn, which sunk on landing at Pembroke Dock following a float digging into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Dec

LEWIS, FREDERICK REES

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, W8418 of No 240 Sqn, which sunk on landing at Pembroke Dock following a float digging into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Dec

LOCKETT, STANLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, W8418 of No 240 Sqn, which sunk on landing at Pembroke Dock following a float digging into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Dec

BAKER, JAMES HOWARD

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in a Beaufighter of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Marble Arch during a raid to Agheila.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23 Dec

FENDER, EDWIN STEWART

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in a Beaufighter of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Marble Arch during a raid to Agheila.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23 Dec

GREAVES, ARTHUR SEYMOUR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in a Beaufighter of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Marble Arch during a raid to Agheila.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23 Dec

BARACZ, Eugeniusz Jerzy

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5374 SM-J of No 305 Sqn, which crashed at Sibbertoft, near Northampton on its return from raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery.

23 Dec

GOLACKI, Czeslaw Stanislaw

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5374 SM-J of No 305 Sqn, which crashed at Sibbertoft, near Northampton on its return from raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery.

23 Dec

KUROWSKI, Zdzislaw

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5374 SM-J of No 305 Sqn, which crashed at Sibbertoft, near Northampton on its return from raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery.

23 Dec

NOWAK, Alfons Antoni Szymon

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5374 SM-J of No 305 Sqn, which crashed at Sibbertoft, near Northampton on its return from raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery.

23 Dec

ROZPARA, Henryk

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5374 SM-J of No 305 Sqn, which crashed at Sibbertoft, near Northampton on its return from raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery.

23 Dec

SIWIEC, Jan

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5374 SM-J of No 305 Sqn, which crashed at Sibbertoft, near Northampton on its return from raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery.

23 Dec

ANDREWS, FRANK HAROLD

AC2

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 792 Sqn, his death being registered in Ploughley.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery.

23 Dec

POWELL, WILLIAM OWEN LOUIS

Cpl

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 947 Sqn, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis

23 Dec

BELDAM, IAN ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L6096 of No 14 OTU, which crashed near Cottesmore whilst carrying out practice overshoots.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension

23 Dec

LAMBERT, FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L6096 of No 14 OTU, which crashed near Cottesmore whilst carrying out practice overshoots.  He is buried in Sheffield (Shiregreen) Cemetery.

23 Dec

HOPKINS, REGINALD JOHN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV422 of No 21 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst carrying out a general handing practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

23 Dec

KELLY, HOWARD GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV422 of No 21 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst carrying out a general handing practice.  He is buried in Maltby Burial Ground

23 Dec

CRUMP, SIDNEY RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV422 of No 21 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst carrying out a general handing practice.  He is buried in Moreton-in-Marsh New Cemetery.

23 Dec

GRANT, IAN CURTIS RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV422 of No 21 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst carrying out a general handing practice.  He is buried in Moreton-in-Marsh New Cemetery.

23 Dec

WILLIAMS, REGINALD GEORGE

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV422 of No 21 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst carrying out a general handing practice.  He is buried in Moreton-in-Marsh New Cemetery.

23 Dec

PEACH, RONALD IVOR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV422 of No 21 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst carrying out a general handing practice.  He is buried in Sheffield (Shiregreen) Cemetery.

23 Dec

LITTLEWOOD, REGINALD GEORGE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, 5967 of No 33 EFTS, which crashed into the South Saskatchewan River after striking power cables during unauthorised low flying during a ferry flight to Caron.  He is buried in Caron Municipal Cemetery.

23 Dec

FINNIE, RONALD

AC1

He was killed whilst serving aboard the CAM Ship Eastern City, possibly as a result of being washed overboard.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23 Dec

DALY, MICHAEL

LAC

He was serving with HQ 221 Group and was probably killed in a Japanese air attack on RAF Mingaladon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

23 Dec

JONES, OLIVER HENRY

LAC

He was serving with HQ 221 Group and was probably killed in a Japanese air attack on RAF Mingaladon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

23 Dec

PHILIPS, HERBERT JOHN

LAC

He was serving with HQ 221 Group and was probably killed in a Japanese air attack on RAF Mingaladon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

23 Dec

MAGURK, LEO MALCOLM

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Mingaladon as the Medical Officer and was killed in a Japanese air attack on RAF Mingaladon.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery.

23 Dec

BUXTON, THOMAS ROOSE

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Mingaladon and was probably killed in a Japaneses air attack on RAF Mingaladon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

23 Dec

JONES, FREDERICK LLOYD

Cpl

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in N Kesteven?.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

23 Dec

MAXWELL, JOHN

AC2

He died in The General Hospital in Peebles, cause unknown.  He is buried in Peebles Cemetery.

23 Dec

TICKNER, LEONARD HENRY

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying Blenheim, N6166 of No 54 OTU, which crashed near Sutton on the Forest on 22 Dec 1941.  He is buried in Worthing (Durrrington) Cemetery.

24 Dec

STUART, CHARLES JOHN

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIB, BL407 of No 74 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Llanbedr.  He is buried in Paisley (Woodside) Cemetery.

24 Dec

CROSSLEY, EDWIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7848 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed into the water after hitting a ship it was attacking in Zuara harbour.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery.

24 Dec

LUKE, HENRY GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7848 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed into the water after hitting a ship it was attacking in Zuara harbour.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery.

24 Dec

HEWSON, KENNETH THOMAS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7848 of No 107 Sqn, which crashed into the water after hitting a ship it was attacking in Zuara harbour.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

24 Dec

PAUL, ISAAC

Plt Off

He was killed by cannon fire whilst possibly flying in Blenheim IV, Z9677 of No 107 Sqn, which was hit during an attack on shipping in Zuara harbour.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24 Dec

EMERY, FRANCIS RICHARD

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying Hurricane IIB, BD830 of No 126 Sqn, which failed to return from an interception off Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

24 Dec

LEVETT, FRANK

AC1

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 140 Sqn, his death being registered in Oxford.  He is buried in Ilkeston (Park) Cemetery.

24 Dec

CONSTABLE, WILLIAM RONALD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVF, L9313 of No 254 Sqn, which dived into the ground when an engine failed on take-off from Dyce.  He is buried in Crail Cemetery.

24 Dec

POYNTER, DICK MIDDLETON RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVF, L9313 of No 254 Sqn, which dived into the ground when an engine failed on take-off from Dyce.  He is buried in Dyce Old Churchyard.

24 Dec

BROOM, THOMAS

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVF, L9313 of No 254 Sqn, which dived into the ground when an engine failed on take-off from Dyce.  He is buried in Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery.

24 Dec

WATSON, RONALD FREDERICK

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IVF, L9313 of No 254 Sqn, which dived into the ground when an engine failed on take-off from Dyce.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery.

24 Dec

HAILES, ERIC STANLEY

LAC

He was serving with No 613 Sqn and was at home on leave when he died from cardiac failure with cranial haemorrhage and acute alcoholism.  He is buried in Nottingham Church Cemetery.

24 Dec

BOULTON, KENNETH GEORGE (KEN)

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard I, N7056 of No 22 SFTS, which spun into the ground 17 miles from Thornhill whilst carrying out unauthorised aerobatics during a formation flying sortie.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

24 Dec

ROWLAND, HENRY BARRYMORE RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6066 of No 26 Con Flt, which crashed after hitting a tree near Bedford during a local flying practice.  He is buried in Slinfold (St Peter) Churchyard.

24 Dec

SAVOY, GERALD HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6066 of No 26 Con Flt, which crashed after hitting a tree near Bedford during a local flying practice.  He is buried in Waterbeach Cemetery.

24 Dec

WELSH, EDWARD CAMERON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6066 of No 26 Con Flt, which crashed after hitting a tree near Bedford during a local flying practice.  He is buried in Wyton (St Margaret and All Saints)) Churchyard.

24 Dec

BOWMAN, ERIC RITCHIE

Sgt

He was seriously injured whilst flying in Stirling I, N6066 of No 26 Con Flt, which crashed after hitting a tree near Bedford during a local flying practice.  He later died from his injuries and is buried in Bangor Cemetery.

24 Dec

CLARK, REGINALD JOHN

Sgt

He was seriously injured whilst flying in Stirling I, N6066 of No 26 Con Flt, which crashed after hitting a tree near Bedford during a local flying practice.  He later died from his injuries and is buried in Portland (St George) Churchyard.

24 Dec

AKES, VERNON CHARLES RAAF

Sgt

He was seriously injured whilst flying in Stirling I, N6066 of No 26 Con Flt, which crashed after hitting a tree near Bedford during a local flying practice.  He later died from his injuries and is buried in Wyton (St Margaret and All Saints)) Churchyard.

24 Dec

STURDAY, BRUCE LEONARD RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6699 of No 61 OTU, which broke up in a spin over Chertsey, Surrey.  He is buried in Hounslow Cemetery.

24 Dec

ROBERTS, RAYMOND

AC1

He was serving in the UK and was in a group of airmen being paraded on a public road in the black-out, when he was hit by a car.  He was taken to Ragmore Hospital, Inverness, where he later died from heart failure resulting from his injuries.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

24 Dec

CORLETT, JOHN

AC1

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

24 Dec

HENRY, KEVIN LEO

LAC

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

24 Dec

MURRAY, ARTHUR EDWARD SAMUEL

Sgt

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

24 Dec

CAMERON, RICHARD BEAUCHAMP RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane IIB, Z3328 of No 56 Sqn, which failed to return from a night training flight and probably came down in the sea off East Anglia.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24 Dec

ZAIA ELIA

Private

He was serving with the RAF Iraq Levies, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial.

24 Dec

CALLAGHAN, ROBERT ARCHIE DENNIS

AC2

He was serving in the UK, and was killed when he was knocked down by a car as he walked along the London Road between Stretton and the Blue Board.  He is buried in Meonstoke (St Andrew) Churchyard.

24 Dec

CALNON, JOHN HENRY

AC2

He was serving in the UK, and died from injuries sustained when he was knocked down by a car as he walked along the London Road between Stretton and the Blue Board.  He is buried in or was cremated at  Islington Cemetery. and Crematorium.

24 Dec

MULLIGAN, VINCENT JAMES

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died at The Packway, Larkhill, Wilts.  He is buried in Tidworth Military Cemetery.

24 Dec

CUNNINGHAM, PETER

Cpl

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

24 Dec

RADCLYFFE, AYSCOUGH ARNOLD

Flt Lt

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Westminster.  He is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

25 Dec

WHITTLE, JOSEPH

AC2

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 Wigan Cemetery.

25 Dec

CLAGUE, ROBERT WALKER

Cpl

He was serving with No 37 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

25 Dec

McNABB, RONALD PERCY RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Buffalo I W8206 of No 67 Sqn, which was shot down in a combat with Japanese aircraft raiding Rangoon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

25 Dec

MACPHERSON, JOHN RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Buffalo I, AN216 of No 67 Sqn, which was shot down in a combat with Japanese aircraft raiding Rangoon.  He is commemorated on the Taukkyan Memorial.

25 Dec

HEWITT, EDWARD BERTRAM RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Buffalo I, W8248 of No 67 Sqn, which was shot down in a combat with Japanese aircraft raiding Rangoon.  He is commemorated on the Taukkyan Memorial.

25 Dec

LAMBERT, JOHN EDWARD

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Buffalo, W8220 'W' of No 67 Sqn, which was shot down in a combat with Japanese aircraft raiding Rangoon.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery.

25 Dec

DAVIES, CECIL RHYS

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM669 QX-F of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a Stepper patrol.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery.

25 Dec

HOULDSWORTH, TOM FORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM669 QX-F of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a Stepper patrol.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery.

25 Dec

GOOCH, ARTHUR GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM669 QX-F of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a Stepper patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Dec

HIGGLETON, JOSEPH HERBERT

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM669 QX-F of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a Stepper patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Dec

ROBERTS, JACK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM669 QX-F of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from a Stepper patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Dec

CATCHPOLE, JOHN FRANK

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6810 WL-A of No 612 Sqn, which probably ditched in the Atlantic after being diverted to Wick whilst in transit from Prestwick to Reykjavik.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Dec

FIDDES, JACK

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6810 WL-A of No 612 Sqn, which probably ditched in the Atlantic after being diverted to Wick whilst in transit from Prestwick to Reykjavik.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Dec

HALLIDAY, PHILIP JAMES

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6810 WL-A of No 612 Sqn, which probably ditched in the Atlantic after being diverted to Wick whilst in transit from Prestwick to Reykjavik.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Dec

JAMISON, WILLIAM

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6810 WL-A of No 612 Sqn, which probably ditched in the Atlantic after being diverted to Wick whilst in transit from Prestwick to Reykjavik.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Dec

LAMOND, WILLIAM HENRY

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6810 WL-A of No 612 Sqn, which probably ditched in the Atlantic after being diverted to Wick whilst in transit from Prestwick to Reykjavik.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Dec

SCHOLEFIELD, EDWARD COTTERILL

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6810 WL-A of No 612 Sqn, which probably ditched in the Atlantic after being diverted to Wick whilst in transit from Prestwick to Reykjavik.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Dec

SPIKINS, FRANK

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6810 WL-A of No 612 Sqn, which probably ditched in the Atlantic after being diverted to Wick whilst in transit from Prestwick to Reykjavik.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Dec

TAYLOR, JOHN HOWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6810 WL-A of No 612 Sqn, which probably ditched in the Atlantic after being diverted to Wick whilst in transit from Prestwick to Reykjavik.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Dec

WILSON, JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6810 WL-A of No 612 Sqn, which probably ditched in the Atlantic after being diverted to Wick whilst in transit from Prestwick to Reykjavik.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25 Dec

ELLIOTT, WILLIAM ALEXANDER

AC1

He probably died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6418 of No 9 AOS, which crashed on a overshoot at Penrhos  He is buried in Kilsyth Cemetery.

25 Dec

ROBSON, GEORGE

AC1

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Buckrose.  He is buried in Bempton (St Michael) Churchyard.

25 Dec

VASS, DAVID

AC1

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

25 Dec

MARTIN, HELEN PATRICIA WAAF

Cpl

She was serving in the UK and was killed whilst she was standing on the running board of a car, which contained eight other people.  The car hit a wall between the Black Horse Inn, Sturminster Marshall and World's End Inn.  He is buried in Sturminster Marshall (St Mary) Churchyard.

25 Dec

BOYES, HAROLD WILLIAM

LAC

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

25 Dec

SHEAD, WILLIAM FREDERICK

LAC

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

26 Dec

BILLETT, JAMES FORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7796 'J' of No 18 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a fighter during an anti shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

26 Dec

MARSHALL, WILLIAM CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7796 'J' of No 18 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a fighter during an anti shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

26 Dec

SUMMERS, OSWALD COLIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7796 'J' of No 18 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a fighter during an anti shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

26 Dec

PATERSON, JAMES

Fg Off

A member of No 208 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying a Hurricane of No 33 Sqn, which was shot down near Agheila  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26 Dec

WALLINGTON, LOUIS GEORGE RALPH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1092 of No 39 Sqn, which went missing between Crete and Libya.  His body was later washed ashore and he is buried in Tripoli (Victoria) Naval Cemetery.

26 Dec

MILES, VICTOR EDWIN

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1093 of No 39 Sqn, which went missing between Crete and Libya.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26 Dec

TOWNEND, CLIFFORD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1093 of No 39 Sqn, which went missing between Crete and Libya.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26 Dec

BALDWIN, PETER CHARLES

Cpl

He was serving with No 135 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

26 Dec

SLADE, RALPH WILLIAM

LAC

He was serving with No 248 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained, his death was registered in St Austell.  He is buried in Swindon (Whitworth Road) Cemetery.

26 Dec

MORRIS, FRANK RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4856 of No 13 OTU, which spun into the ground shortly after taking off from Bicester following an engine failure.  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery.

26 Dec

KENNEDY, JOHN WILSON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4856 of No 13 OTU, which spun into the ground shortly after taking off from Bicester following an engine failure.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery.

26 Dec

BOGGS, WILLIAM FERGUSON RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4856 of No 13 OTU, which spun into the ground shortly after taking off from Bicester following an engine failure.  He is buried in Hethe (Holy Trinity) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

26 Dec

BRIERS, JOHN KEITH

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT13A, 41-1418 of Cochrane Field, Alabama, which stalled and spun into the ground whilst attempting a forced landing following an engine failure  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe.

26 Dec

HEATHERINGTON, JOHN GOODRICH

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7972 of the OADU, which ditched shortly after taking off from Gibraltar following an engine failure as it set out for Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26 Dec

FISHER, GEOFFREY WALTER RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1092 of No 39 Sqn, which went missing between Crete and Libya.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26 Dec

SWIFT, FRANCES ALICE WAAF

ACW2

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

26 Dec

DALY, ARTHUR OWEN

AC1

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

26 Dec

DARWIN, CHARLES JOHN WHARTON DSO

Sqn Ldr

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Marylebone.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium

26 Dec

PHILLIPS, DAVID ANTHONY

LAC

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Aberhafesp (St Gwynog) Churchyard.

26 Dec

LONG, LINDSAY LESTER RCAF

AC2

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

26 Dec

CARTER, ALAN

Cpl

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Stamford.  He is buried in Inkpen Methodist Burial Ground

26 Dec

MILLS, ARTHUR FRANK

AC2

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

26 Dec

THOMAS, JOHN TERENCE LEWIS

AC2

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

27 Dec

REDFERN, LEONARD FRANK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE369 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

27 Dec

BROCKETT, LEONARD REGINALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE369 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

ROBERTS, DENIS HERBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE369 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

SHERWIN, ALEXANDER VALENTINE WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE369 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

BELL, DEREK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE428 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

WATSON, ROBERT

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE428 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

WILLIAMS, JOHN DRAX

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE428 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

ALLAN, IAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6841 GE-F of No 58 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

HODGES, ERIC FRANK ELKANAH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6841 GE-F of No 58 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

HUNT, MELVILLE JOHN HYLAND RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6841 GE-F of No 58 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

JOHNSON, REGINALD ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6841 GE-F of No 58 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

LYNCH, JOHN JOSEPH RCAF

WO1I

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6841 GE-F of No 58 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

BRIGGS, ERIC SYDNEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9210 GE-J of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27 Dec

GOAT, FREDERICK JAMES RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9210 GE-J of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27 Dec

RHODES, RAYMOND IRWIN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9210 GE-J of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27 Dec

SCOTT, RANDAL ARCHIBALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9210 GE-J of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27 Dec

STEWART, KENNETH ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9210 GE-J of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27 Dec

BLACKBURN, WILLIAM ALAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6956 of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27 Dec

CHISHOLM, JOHN NORMAN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9226 of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

27 Dec

CLARK, PHILIP GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9226 of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

27 Dec

JOWETT, WILLIAM RCAF

WO1I

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9226 of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

27 Dec

SCOTT-MARTIN, ANTHONY DAVID

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9226 of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

27 Dec

THOMPSON, SAMUEL GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9226 of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

27 Dec

FIELDSEND, ERIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9306 KN-S of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Het Bildt (St Jacobiparochie) General Cemetery.

27 Dec

HAVELOCK, CHARLES ACTON CHAPLIN

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9306 KN-S of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Het Bildt (St Jacobiparochie) General Cemetery.

27 Dec

OZMENT, DONALD ERIC RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9306 KN-S of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Het Bildt (St Jacobiparochie) General Cemetery.

27 Dec

SHUTTLEWORTH, RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9306 KN-S of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Het Bildt (St Jacobiparochie) General Cemetery.

27 Dec

ANDERSON, JAMES DEANE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1115 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

27 Dec

EDMOND, DAVID SMITH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1115 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

27 Dec

JOHNSON, STANLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1115 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

27 Dec

PELMORE, GERALD KURT KENNETH KESTON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1115 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

27 Dec

RANCE, OWEN ERNEST

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1115 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

27 Dec

WILLIAMS, PETER CEDRIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1115 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery.

27 Dec

DUNDAS, GORDON BANNERMAN

Sgt

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 104 Sqn, his death being registered in Devon Central.  He is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis

27 Dec

ANSTEY, THOMAS ERIC

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6429 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

HARRIS, HENRY GORDON

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6429 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

MACLEOD, JOHN BRUCE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6429 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

HAWKES, RONALD CHARLES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6448 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

JENKINSON, DAVID MONTGOMERY RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6448 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

McLACHLAN, RODERICK JAMES RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6448 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

BLEWETT, RICHARD TREVOR RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7317 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

27 Dec

BELL, JAMES LOGAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7317 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

MURPHY, MATTHEW

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7317 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

KABY, NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7442 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

27 Dec

COATESWORTH, NORMAN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7442 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

DAVIS, ROBERT CHARLES RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7442 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

FISHER, ROBERT WILSON RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6227 RT-Z of No 114 Sqn, which collided with Z7500 over Herdla airfield whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery.

27 Dec

FLETCHER, WILLIAM FREDERICK GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6227 RT-Z of No 114 Sqn, which collided with Z7500 over Herdla airfield whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery.

27 Dec

WILLIAMSON, JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6227 RT-Z of No 114 Sqn, which collided with Z7500 over Herdla airfield whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery.

27 Dec

DAVIS, KENNETH AUBREY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7500 RT-H of No 114 Sqn, which collided with V6227 over Herdla airfield whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery.

27 Dec

KITLEY, JOHN EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7500 RT-H of No 114 Sqn, which collided with V6227 over Herdla airfield whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery.

27 Dec

WARD, JOHN JAMES BURCHALL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7500 RT-H of No 114 Sqn, which collided with V6227 over Herdla airfield whilst supporting the Commando landing on Vaagso Island.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery.

27 Dec

PARDY, RONALD VICTOR

Sgt

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 150 Sqn, his death being registered in Fakenham.  He is buried in Eton (St John) Church Cemetery.

27 Dec

SEYMOUR-HOSLEY, ERROL WILLIAM

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying a Hurricane of No 208 Sqn, which was shot down near Agedabia on a tactical reconnaissance sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

27 Dec

HUGHES, WILLIAM HALSTEAD

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4765 LA-T of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an Archery patrol off the Norwegian coast.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

27 Dec

MYHILL, CLIFFORD FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4765 LA-T of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an Archery patrol off the Norwegian coast.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

27 Dec

BASEBY, RONALD ARTHUR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4825 ND-U of No 236 Sqn, which failed to return from an Archery patrol off the Norwegian coast, last seen in combat with a He 111.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

GUMMERY, STANLEY DAVID

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4825 ND-U of No 236 Sqn, which failed to return from an Archery patrol off the Norwegian coast, last seen in combat with a He 111.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

HALSALL, DONALD ADDIE

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6081 of No 254 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s off Vaagso Island.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

27 Dec

SILK, FREDERICK HENRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6081 of No 254 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s off Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

DIXON, JAMES EDWARD MANNERS RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire I, X4722 of No 53 OTU, which dived into the ground near Port Talbot, Glamorganshire.  He is buried in Llantwit Major Cemetery.

27 Dec

LEMAN, DOUGLAS FAIRER

LAC

He was killed whilst flying AT6A, 41-659 of Craig Field, Alabama, which crashed into a mound of dirt after veering off the runway during take off on a night training sortie.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe.

27 Dec

BESSEY, TERENCE IVAN

LAC

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

27 Dec

ROCHE, JOHN WORRALL RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6081 of No 254 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s off Vaagso Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27 Dec

WALKER, ALFRED

Sgt

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

28 Dec

WILSON, JAMES EDWARD

Sgt

He was died from injuries sustained whilst flying Blenheim IV, Z5984 of No 17 OTU, which flew into the ground on a bombing practice on the North Wootten Ranges in Norfolk.  He is buried in Tadcaster Cemetery.

28 Dec

THEOBALD, EDMUND HUGH CRAFT

Plt Off

He was serving with No 30 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

28 Dec

CARTER, KENNETH RAYMOND CHAMBION RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, V5636 of No 34 Sqn, which shot down by flak.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

28 Dec

HILL, RONALD EDWIN

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, V5636 of No 34 Sqn, which shot down by flak.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

28 Dec

RAYNER, ROBERT JOHN

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, V5636 of No 34 Sqn, which shot down by flak.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

28 Dec

ATKINSON, ERNEST CHARLES

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE419 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Huls.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Dec

SAWDY, EDWARD GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE419 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Huls.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Dec

WATT, ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE419 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Huls.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Dec

WISDOM, HENRY WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE419 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Huls.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Dec

BURCHELL, ORVAL HENRY RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9202 MH-P of No 51 Sqn, which probably shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Dec

DURNING, JOSEPH HERMILE RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9202 MH-P of No 51 Sqn, which probably shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Dec

GROOM, HENRY JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9202 MH-P of No 51 Sqn, which probably shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Dec

PRIESTLEY, RONALD ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9202 MH-P of No 51 Sqn, which probably shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Dec

ROBERTS, FRANK GORDON WARWICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9202 MH-P of No 51 Sqn, which probably shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Dec

SPICER, ERNEST ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9202 MH-P of No 51 Sqn, which probably shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Dec

ALDOUS, ROBERT FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1097 of No 57 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Dusseldorf  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

28 Dec

CRONIN, MAXWELL JOSEPH RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1097 of No 57 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Dusseldorf  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

28 Dec

POULTON, WALTER JAMES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1097 of No 57 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Dusseldorf  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

28 Dec

PURDY, THOMAS DFM

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1097 of No 57 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Dusseldorf  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

28 Dec

SCARLETT, RONALD CAVE RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1097 of No 57 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Dusseldorf  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

28 Dec

BURBIDGE, RONALD VINCENT

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1243 'G' of No 62 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA near Port Sweetenham in Malaya.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

28 Dec

DAWSON, GEORGE HAROLD DESMOND

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1243 'G' of No 62 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA near Port Sweetenham in Malaya.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

28 Dec

PETTS, JOHN RUSSELL RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley, Z9385 of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Stradishall on its return from a SOE operation.  He is buried in Chalk (St Mary) Churchyard., Gravesend

28 Dec

GORDON, GEORGE RUSSELL STEWART

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley, Z9385 of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Stradishall on its return from a SOE operation.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery.

28 Dec

PICKERING, HERBERT ANDREW

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley, Z9385 of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Stradishall on its return from a SOE operation.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery.

28 Dec

CHEESMAN, WILLIAM ROWLAND

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD804 PL-D of No 144 Sqn, which crash landed in Holland on its return from a raid on Huls.  He is buried in Doetinchem (Loolaan) General Cemetery.

28 Dec

SKINGSLEY, JOHN FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1295 PL-L of No 144 Sqn, which was probably lost in the sea on its return from a raid on Huls.  He is buried in Cherbourg Old Communal Cemetery.

28 Dec

WHITAKER, EDWARD BOYCE RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1295 PL-L of No 144 Sqn, which was probably lost in the sea on its return from a raid on Huls.  He is buried in Cherbourg Old Communal Cemetery.

28 Dec

COLLIER, ALFRED

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1295 PL-L of No 144 Sqn, which was probably lost in the sea on its return from a raid on Huls.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Dec

WOODALL, JACK WILLIAM

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1295 PL-L of No 144 Sqn, which was probably lost in the sea on its return from a raid on Huls.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Dec

MOHR, JOSEF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2553 KX-B of No 311 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on its return from a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

28 Dec

SKALICKY, RUDOLF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2553 KX-B of No 311 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on its return from a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Dec

TOMANEK, JOSEF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2553 KX-B of No 311 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on its return from a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Dec

BOURGEAU, JOSEPH RAYMOND FREDERICK RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5561 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

28 Dec

DONKIN, JACK CECIL RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5561 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

28 Dec

GORDON, DONALD KENNETH

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5561 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

28 Dec

JAMES, RONALD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5561 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

28 Dec

LANGHORNE, WILLIS

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5561 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

28 Dec

WILLIAMS, EDWIN JOHN RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5561 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

28 Dec

ISAAC, PETER FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1165 EQ-B of No 408 Sqn, which .was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Huls  He is buried in Winterswijk Cemetery.

28 Dec

THANE, DESMOND WILLIAM RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1165 EQ-B of No 408 Sqn, which .was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Huls  He is buried in Winterswijk Cemetery.

28 Dec

WILLIAMS, DOUGLAS THEODORE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1165 EQ-B of No 408 Sqn, which .was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Huls  He is buried in Winterswijk Cemetery.

28 Dec

ALLSOP, RICHARD WYKE RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM786 of No 1 (C) OTU, which crashed in a forced lading near Mayport, Cumberland.  He is buried in Alderley Edge Cemetery.

28 Dec

PUUSEPP, HAROLD RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM786 of No 1 (C) OTU, which crashed in a forced lading near Mayport, Cumberland.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low.

28 Dec

BACKHOUSE, GERALD IAN DACRES RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM786 of No 1 (C) OTU, which crashed in a forced lading near Mayport, Cumberland.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low.

28 Dec

LUKE, ROBERT GILLESPIE RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM786 of No 1 (C) OTU, which crashed in a forced lading near Mayport, Cumberland.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low.

28 Dec

SADLER, THOMAS SAMUEL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9109 of No 15 OTU, which crashed at Mount Farm during an attempted 'go-round' during a night flying practice exercise.  He is buried in Carlton Colville Additional Churchyard.

28 Dec

GILMOUR, CHARLES EDWARD RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9109 of No 15 OTU, which crashed at Mount Farm during an attempted 'go-round' during a night flying practice exercise.  He is buried in Harwell Cemetery.

28 Dec

PASHLEY, HARRY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9109 of No 15 OTU, which crashed at Mount Farm during an attempted 'go-round' during a night flying practice exercise.  He is buried in Leeds (New Wortley) Cemetery.

28 Dec

FRITH, JOHN EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9109 of No 15 OTU, which crashed at Mount Farm during an attempted 'go-round' during a night flying practice exercise.  He is buried in Sutton-in-Ashfield Cemetery.

28 Dec

BARKER, LESLIE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9109 of No 15 OTU, which crashed at Mount Farm during an attempted 'go-round' during a night flying practice exercise.  He is buried in West Butterwick (St Mary) Churchyard.

28 Dec

SUTTON, ALEC HENRY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in AT6A, 41-217 of No 4 BFTS, which was struck by another aircraft during a formation change.  He abandoned the aircraft but was too low for his parachute to deploy fully.  He is buried in Mesa City Cemetery.

28 Dec

BAKER, FREDERICK CYRIL

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1086 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into high ground near Tavistock, in Devon.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery.

28 Dec

ROBINSON, EDWARD

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1086 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into high ground near Tavistock, in Devon.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard.

28 Dec

SINCLAIR, GEORGE GORDON

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1086 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into high ground near Tavistock, in Devon.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard.

28 Dec

ISTED, PHILIP HASTINGS

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, N1086 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into high ground near Tavistock, in Devon.  He is buried in Lymington Cemetery.

28 Dec

SANGSTER, ROBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7294 of the OADU, which crashed on the approach to Gibraltar when the flaps were raised instead of the undercarriage following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Dec

WALLETT, WILLIAM HARRY

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7294 of the OADU, which crashed on the approach to Gibraltar when the flaps were raised instead of the undercarriage following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28 Dec

PEARSON, EILEEN MARY WAAF

ACW2

She was probably serving at RAF Sealand when she was fatally injured on Christmas Eve after being knocked down by a car near the station.  She is buried in Sheffield (St Michael's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

28 Dec

TRAFFORD, JESSE CYRIL

AC2

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

28 Dec

GLOVER, HAROLD ARTHUR

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died in the Staffordshire General Infirmary after being taken ill suddenly while on leave.  He is buried in Stafford Cemetery.

29 Dec

GREEN, WILLIAM CLEARY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, L9614 of No 10 Sqn, which collided with V9981 of the same unit during a night training flight.  He is buried in Leeming (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

29 Dec

TRIPP, WARRINGTON WADE RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, L9614 of No 10 Sqn, which collided with V9981 of the same unit during a night training flight.  He is buried in Leeming (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

29 Dec

SUNLEY, FRANK JOSEPH

Sgt

He was killed whilst waiting to board Wellington IC, X9907 of No 40 Sqn, which was destroyed in an air raid on Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

29 Dec

REID, JEFFREY WALTER

Sgt

He was captured when Wellington IC, X9834 of No 75 Sqn, crash landed near Bitburg on fire during a raid to Karlsruhe on 18 Sep 1941.  He was shot whilst attempting to escape from the PoW camp at Lamsdorf and is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery.

29 Dec

MUHART, SIDNEY NICHOLAS

Plt Off

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 Heliopolis War Cemetery.

29 Dec

COOKE, SYDNEY GARSIDE

Cpl

He was serving with No 112 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

29 Dec

FORTH, ALFRED JAMES

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, Z4943 of No 185 Sqn, which crashed on the airfield on its return from an interception.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

29 Dec

DU PASQUIER, RENAULT RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane, Z4305 of No 213 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Dekhala due to an engine failure.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial. Cemetery.

29 Dec

BLANCHARD, MERTON CAMPBELL RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane IIC, BE344 of No 242 Sqn, which collided with BE343 of the same unit as they scrambled to intercept an incoming raid.  He is buried in Malta Memorial.

29 Dec

BRANDT, SIDNEY

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane IIB, BD834 of No 249 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a combat with Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

29 Dec

LAWSON, ROY WILLIAM

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BE344 of No 249 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a combat with Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

29 Dec

MOSELEY, ALBERT EDWARD

AC2

He was serving with No 819 Sqn, at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not been ascertained, his death was registered in Northampton.  He is buried in Wolverton (New Bradwell) Cemetery.

29 Dec

ADAMS, WALTER GEORGE

AC2

He was killed or died whilst serving with No 974 Sqn, the exact detail of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

29 Dec

FELTON, WILLIAM WALTER GARFIELD RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Gipsy Moth, No 6 of A' Flt Malayan Volunteer Air Force, which collided with Buffalo, W8200 of No 488 Sqn over Singapore.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

29 Dec

HULLNECK, GILBERT RODNEY

Sgt

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

29 Dec

HEADINGTON, EDWARD STANLEY

LAC

He was killed whilst flying AT6, 41-244 of 559 School Sqn, Georgia Advanced School, which collided with 41-278 of the same school during an air combat training sortie near Sumner, Georgia.  He is buried in Albany (Crown Hill) Cemetery.

29 Dec

CAMPBELL, JOSEPH EDMUND

Flt Sgt

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Pembroke.  He is buried in Ardmore Roman Catholic Cemetery.

29 Dec

LORRIMORE, JAMES WALLACE

Plt Off

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

30 Dec

ROACH, RICHARD JOHN

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9374 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which was attacked by a Bf 109 shortly after leaving the target area during a raid on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Dec

FOSTER, LESLIE JOHN PERCIVAL

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9979 TL-E of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

30 Dec

FREW, ROBERT ALEXANDER FISHER

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9979 TL-E of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

30 Dec

GREENWOOD, ARTHUR STANLEY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9979 TL-E of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

30 Dec

KIPLING, MATTHEW GEORGE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9979 TL-E of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

30 Dec

MAFLIN, PETER CLEMENT GODWYN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9979 TL-E of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

30 Dec

MIDDLETON, STUART AULDJO DFC, AuxAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9979 TL-E of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

30 Dec

ORTON, JOHN ALBERT

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9979 TL-E of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

30 Dec

BLAIR, LAWRENCE

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, L9615 MP-X of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by flak during a raid on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Dec

EATON, FREDERICK

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, L9615 MP-X of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by flak during a raid on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Dec

GATES, WILLIAM RALPH RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, L9615 MP-X of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by flak during a raid on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Dec

KING, DOUGLAS STUART RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, L9615 MP-X of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by flak during a raid on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Dec

RANDALL, PETER DAVIES

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, L9615 MP-X of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by flak during a raid on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Dec

TOSKI, HUBERT JOHN

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, L9615 MP-X of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by flak during a raid on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Dec

WILSON, STANLEY MAURICE RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, L9615 MP-X of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by flak during a raid on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30 Dec

ZIELINSKI, Stanislaw Wladyslaw

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3945 'C' of No 306 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Brest after losing a wing in combat.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

30 Dec

HARVEY, KEITH THOMAS ALFRED DFC, RAFO

Sqn Ldr

He was injured in a motor transport accident at Earls Croome on 17 Dec 1941 and died from his injuries in the Royal Worcester Hospital.  He is buried in Earl's Croome (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

30 Dec

KIRBY, ARTHUR RAYMOND RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8567 of No 55 OTU, which collided with each other over Sunderland.  He is buried in Hylton (Castletown) Cemetery.

30 Dec

PIGGOTT, PETER MORPHETT RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N8076 of No 55 OTU, which collided with each other over Sunderland.  He is buried in Hylton (Castletown) Cemetery.

30 Dec

WRIGHT, LEONARD DOUGLAS RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8567 of No 55 OTU, which collided with each other over Sunderland.  He is buried in Hylton (Castletown) Cemetery.

30 Dec

BOTHE, WILLIAM GILBERT RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Master I, N8076 of No 55 OTU, which collided with each other over Sunderland.  He is buried in Hylton (Castletown) Cemetery.

30 Dec

RHYNAS, STEPHEN CORNHILL (STEVE)

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Defiant I, N1680 of No 60 OTU, which dived into the ground at Drem  He is buried in Haddington (St Martin's) New Burial Ground.

30 Dec

BLYTH, ARTHUR DANIEL

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Kalafrana and was possibly killed in an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

30 Dec

PIROTTA, JOSEPH

AC1

He was serving at RAF Kalafrana and was possibly killed in an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

30 Dec

LYDEN, JAMES

AC2

He died on active service, possibly whilst serving at RAF Kirkham.  He is buried in Willows (St John's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

30 Dec

HELEY, ESME JOAN WAAF

ACW2

She was serving at RAF Dishforth, her cause of death being currently unknown but it was registered in Knaresborough.  She was cremated at Harrogate Crematorium.

31 Dec

COX, JEFFREY

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL286 of No 130 Sqn, which spun into the sea off Falmouth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31 Dec

BURNS, CHARLES WITHERS MCLEOD RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane IIB, BD726 of No 229 Sqn, which was reported missing near Agedabia.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

31 Dec

LAMBERT, JAMES CHARLES

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, N6278 of No 15 SFTS, which flew into the ground near Shipton-on-Stour, Warwickshire.  He is buried in Ditchingham Cemetery.

31 Dec

KING, GRAHAM JOHN

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, N6278 of No 15 SFTS, which flew into the ground near Shipton-on-Stour, Warwickshire  He is buried in Kidlington Burial Ground

31 Dec

STEWART, WILLIAM HARRINGTON DAVY DFM, RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, N6278 of No 15 SFTS, which crashed after hitting a tree near Shipton-on-Stour, Warwickshire, whilst low flying.  He is buried in Kidlington Burial Ground.

31 Dec

McNICOL, WILLIAM JOHN

LAC

He was serving at RAF Kalafrana and was possibly injured in an air raid on Malta the previous day.  He died from his injuries and is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

31 Dec

COLES, FREDERICK

LAC

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Hendon?.  He is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

31 Dec

WRIGHT, CLIFFORD

AC1

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

31 Dec

NICHOLSON, JAMES HEDLEY

AC2

The exact details of his death have not been ascertained but his death was registered in Oxford.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (All Saints) Cemetery.

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