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Casualties - 9 - 12 January 1942


09-Jan

MORREY, CHARLES EDWARD  (1061512) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5356 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing near Wythall on return from a raid on Cherbourg.  He is buried in Barnsley Cemetery.

09-Jan

BUTTERWORTH, DOUGLAS  (1061600) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5356 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing near Wythall on return from a raid on Cherbourg.  He is buried in Rochdale Cemetery.

09-Jan

FRANKLIN, BRIAN  (1168680) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5356 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting an emergency landing near Wythall on return from a raid on Cherbourg.  He is buried in Gloucester (Coney Hill) Cemetery.

09-Jan

MATTHEWS, DOUGLAS SPENCER DFM (45522) RAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5789 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed into trees near Tidworth whilst making an emergency landing following an engine failure en-route to a raid on Cherbourg.  He is buried in Swindon (Christ Church) Burial Ground.

09-Jan

WILSON, THOMAS IVOR RAVENHILL  (63816) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5789 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed into trees near Tidworth whilst making an emergency landing following an engine failure en-route to a raid on Cherbourg.  He is buried in Golders Green Crematorium.

09-Jan

INABINET, WILLIAM BURNESS  (108637) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB783 of No 71 Sqn, which failed to return from a training sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-Jan

FISCHER, SYDNEY ADNIL PAWLE  (41165) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress I, AN536 of No 90 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Foxton, Cambridgeshire.  He is buried in Whittlesford (SS Mary and Andrew) Churchyard.

09-Jan

MUSK, DAVID  (526121) RAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress I, AN536 of No 90 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Foxton, Cambridgeshire.  He is buried in Leeds (Harehills) Cemetery.

09-Jan

GIBBS, PETER ANTHONY  (551131) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress I, AN536 of No 90 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Foxton, Cambridgeshire.  He is buried in Whittlesford (SS Mary and Andrew) Churchyard.

09-Jan

HENSON, JOHN KENNETH DFM (741544) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress I, AN536 of No 90 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Foxton, Cambridgeshire.  He is buried in Cottingham Cemetery.

09-Jan

GOOLD, ROBERT WALLACE GEORGE  (818020) AuxAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress I, AN536 of No 90 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Foxton, Cambridgeshire.  He is buried in Inverness (Tomnahurich) Cemetery.

09-Jan

WILCOX, DONALD  (1211499) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress I, AN536 of No 90 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Foxton, Cambridgeshire.  He is buried in Whittlesford (SS Mary and Andrew) Churchyard.

09-Jan

MILLAR, ROBERT GEORGE GORDON  (1380406) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress I, AN536 of No 90 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Foxton, Cambridgeshire.  He is buried in Kirkcaldy (Hayfield) Cemetery.

09-Jan

PAYNE, HOWARD VICTOR  (R/83868) RCAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL298 of No 92 Sqn, which crashed near Digby.  He is buried in Scopwick Church Burial Ground.

09-Jan

SLOGGATT, WILLIAM RENT  (400604) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5491 of No 104 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Driffield due to incorrect flap setting on a training flight.  He is buried in Driffield Cemetery.

09-Jan

BULT, SIDNEY REGINALD  (553823) RAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5491 of No 104 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Driffield due to incorrect flap setting on a training flight.  He is buried in Driffield Cemetery.

09-Jan

BRYAN, DOUGLAS  (927026) RAFVR - age 24

Sergeant

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD752 of No 144 Sqn, which crashed at Duddington near Peterborough during a training flight.  He is buried in Kirk Christ Lezayre (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

09-Jan

BRADSHAW, JOHN CHARLES  (974193) RAFVR - age 21

Sergeant

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD752 of No 144 Sqn, which crashed at Duddington near Peterborough during a training flight.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

09-Jan

GARRITY, FRANCIS FRANK DFM (627050) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 206 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jan

BAYLEY, GEORGE REGINALD  (88024) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7322 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak into the sea during a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Crozon Communal Cemetery.

09-Jan

TOOHILL, NOEL MESSINES  (404786) RAAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7322 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak into the sea during a raid on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jan

GOLDIE, PETER CHARLES HERBERT  (406450) RAAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7322 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak into the sea during a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Crozon Communal Cemetery.

09-Jan

SEYMOUR, WILLIAM REX  (407808) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7322 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak into the sea during a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Crozon Communal Cemetery.

09-Jan

JONES, JOHN ELIAS DFM (551817) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7322 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak into the sea during a raid on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jan

HARRIS, ALEXANDER GORDON  (920869) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7322 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak into the sea during a raid on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jan

GRIFFITHS, RICHARD VIVIAN  (1180830) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7322 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak into the sea during a raid on Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jan

BROWNE, ARNOLD GEORGE  (392011) RNZAF - age 27

Sergeant

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, Z5588 of No 229 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters during a bomber escort mission.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

09-Jan

WESOLOWSKI Marian Jan (P.0603) PAF - age 28

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8206 of No 308 Sqn, which collided with P7745 during a training flight over Woodvale.  He is buried in Formby (Our Lady of Compassion) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

09-Jan

JOHNSTONE, VICTOR WILLIAM  (400716) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1785 of No 458 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Cherbourg.  He is buried in Cherbourg Old Communal Cemetery.

09-Jan

BIRNIE, ROBERT  (403773) RNZAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1785 of No 458 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Cherbourg.  He is buried in Cherbourg Old Communal Cemetery.

09-Jan

HICKEY, BERNARD PETER  (404431) RAAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1785 of No 458 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Cherbourg.  He is buried in Cherbourg Old Communal Cemetery.

09-Jan

FORGAN, WILLIAM WALLACE  (407639) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1785 of No 458 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Cherbourg.  He is buried in Cherbourg Old Communal Cemetery.

09-Jan

HINTON, FRED  (752964) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1785 of No 458 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Cherbourg.  He is buried in Cherbourg Old Communal Cemetery.

09-Jan

AUSTIN, ALBERT SYDNEY  (1159702) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1785 of No 458 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Cherbourg.  He is buried in Cherbourg Old Communal Cemetery.

09-Jan

BROWN, THOMAS LESLIE  (402028) RAAF - age 21

Sergeant

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1312 of No 458 Sqn, which crashed in Dorset after colliding with trees having turned back from a raid on Cherbourg due to flak damage.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-Jan

HEWISH, ARTHUR LESLIE  (402353) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1312 of No 458 Sqn, which crashed in Dorset after colliding with trees having turned back from a raid on Cherbourg due to flak damage.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-Jan

TAYLOR, DUDLEY GEORGE  (402471) RAAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1312 of No 458 Sqn, which crashed in Dorset after colliding with trees having turned back from a raid on Cherbourg due to flak damage.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-Jan

SMITH, PETER HAROLD  (407209) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1312 of No 458 Sqn, which crashed in Dorset after colliding with trees having turned back from a raid on Cherbourg due to flak damage.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-Jan

ANDREWS, FREDERICK  (945335) RAFVR - age 30

Cpl

He was serving with No 103 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

09-Jan

DICK-CLELAND, DONALD PETER? ()  - age

 

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, X6657 of No 14 (P) AFU, which crashed near Lyneham.   .

09-Jan

CLARKE, LESLIE  (748152) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley IV, K9017 of No 19 OTU, which crashed into trees near Brackla whilst undertaking dual practice.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery.

09-Jan

EDMONDS, ROBERT LESLIE JAMES  (1264540) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley IV, K9017 of No 19 OTU, which crashed into trees near Brackla whilst undertaking dual practice.  He is buried in Addington (St Mary) Churchyard, Surrey.

09-Jan

POTTEN, RONALD  (1310871) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley IV, K9017 of No 19 OTU, which crashed into trees near Brackla whilst undertaking dual practice.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground.

09-Jan

WILSON, JAMES MURRAY  (R/59976) RCAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley IV, K9017 of No 19 OTU, which crashed into trees near Brackla whilst undertaking dual practice.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground.

09-Jan

ROBERTSHAW, WILLIAM JOHN  (R/90445) RCAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley IV, K9017 of No 19 OTU, which crashed into trees near Brackla whilst undertaking dual practice.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground.

09-Jan

NILSON, CLARENCE CARL  (77339) RAFVR - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, L9657 of No 2 SFTS, which crashed on taking off at night from Akeman Street.  He is buried in Oxford Crematorium.

09-Jan

WHITE, ALBERT LEDGER  (85635) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ660 of No 22 SFTS, which crashed on a training flight.  Sgt J B Lockyer RAAF also killed.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

09-Jan

O'DONNELL, KEITH PERCIVAL SQUIRE  (88872) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9125 of No 31 ANS, which disappeared during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial.

09-Jan

NEWSHAM, DOUGLAS FRANK  (89811) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3055 of No 5 SFTS, which collided with Hurricane, P3688 of the same unit during an unauthorised mock dogfight.  He is buried in Dore (Christ Church) Churchyard.

09-Jan

PASCALIS, MICHAEL GEORGE  (91067) AuxAF - age 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3688 of No 5 SFTS, which collided with Hurricane, P3055 of the same unit during an unauthorised mock dogfight.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium.

09-Jan

DICK-CLELAND, DONALD PETER  (1271237) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8318 of No 9 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Castle Combe.  He is buried in Chippenham (London Road) Cemetery.

09-Jan

MARCHINGTON, JOHN MELLOR  (104575) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV417 of the OADU, which failed to arrive in Malta on a ferry flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jan

CLARK, THEODORE MARCUS  (402310) RAAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV417 of the OADU, which failed to arrive in Malta on a ferry flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jan

CORSER, ARTHUR HENRY CADELL  (404452) RAAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV417 of the OADU, which failed to arrive in Malta on a ferry flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jan

BAYLISS, JOHN  (567972) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV417 of the OADU, which failed to arrive in Malta on a ferry flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jan

LEDLIE, ROBERT JAMES  (960555) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV417 of the OADU, which failed to arrive in Malta on a ferry flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jan

TAYLERSON, WILFRED LLOYD  (1061230) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV417 of the OADU, which failed to arrive in Malta on a ferry flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jan

MOLONEY, THOMAS GEORGE  (400626) RAAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9101 of the OADU, which crashed into the sea off Europa Point, Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jan

PATTERSON, JOHN MACGRECOR MAUGHAN  (400630) RAAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9101 of the OADU, which crashed into the sea off Europa Point, Gibraltar.  He is buried in St George's British Cemetery, Mlalga.

09-Jan

ATHERTON, WILLIAM SAMUEL CHARLES  (404322) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9101 of the OADU, which crashed into the sea off Europa Point, Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Gibraltar Memorial.

09-Jan

MORRIS, ALUN  (1160218) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9101 of the OADU, which crashed into the sea off Europa Point, Gibraltar.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery.

09-Jan

HALL, EDWARD GORDON TRAVERS  (1182276) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9102 of the OADU, which crashed into the sea off Europa Point, Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jan

ABERDEEN, ERIC DONALD  (1213835) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, X6661 of the RAFC, which crashed near Digby after colliding with Spitfire, AD426.  He is buried in Coseley (Christ Church) New Churchyard.

09-Jan

McCOY, REGINALD WOODRUFF  (1312145) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, X6661 of the RAFC, which crashed near Digby after colliding with Spitfire, AD427.  He is buried in Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery.

09-Jan

SLATER, JAMES  (985894) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Andover.  He is buried in Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery.

09-Jan

RILEY, ERIC ARTHUR  (1044347) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Harwell Cemetery.

09-Jan

LIVESEY, ERNEST  (1132632) RAFVR - age 32

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Warwick.  He is buried in New Row Methodist Burial Ground.

09-Jan

HART, THOMAS  (1449767) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Sleaford.  He is buried in East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium.

10-Jan

O'CONNELL, CARROLL FREDERICK  (402210) RNZAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, W5611 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Brumby, Scunthorpe following an engine failure on its return from a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Binbrook (St Mary) Churchyard.

10-Jan

LAING, DAVID ADAMSON  (517130) RAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, W5611 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Brumby, Scunthorpe following an engine failure on its return from a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Beath Eastern Cemetery.

10-Jan

DELANEY, THOMAS ALFRED  (1111498) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, W5611 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Brumby, Scunthorpe following an engine failure on its return from a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Ballymena New Cemetery.

10-Jan

PARSONS, ERNEST ALBERT (R/56118) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, W5611 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Brumby, Scunthorpe following an engine failure on its return from a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Binbrook (St Mary) Churchyard.

10-Jan

BROWN, EDGAR HAROLD  (401024) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5597 of No 34 Sqn, which was probably lost in a tropical storm.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

10-Jan

SMITH, JAMES ELLIS  (402905) RNZAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5597 of No 34 Sqn, which was probably lost in a tropical storm.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

10-Jan

HILLEBRAND, PETRUS HELGARD  (580565) RAF - age 26

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5597 of No 34 Sqn, which was probably lost in a tropical storm.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

10-Jan

JACOBS, THOMAS FREDERICK  (67638) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD909 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jan

CLOSE, PETER THRALE  (106562) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD909 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jan

WARREN, JOHN  (552592) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD909 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jan

ROBERTSON, WILLIAM BURNS  (1059471) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD909 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jan

EDDIE, CHARLES WILLIAM  (522129) RAF - age 34

Cpl

He was serving with No 56 at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Grove) Cemetery.

10-Jan

DOWNS, HARRY CHAPMAN  (39965) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6440 UX-X of No 82 Sqn, which shot down by flak on an Intruder sortie over Soesterbourg.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

10-Jan

NASH, KENNETH HOWELL  (41310) RAF - age 21

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6440 UX-X of No 82 Sqn, which shot down by flak on an Intruder sortie over Soesterbourg.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

10-Jan

COOPER, EDGAR FREDERICK JOHN  (1102279) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6440 UX-X of No 82 Sqn, which shot down by flak on an Intruder sortie over Soesterbourg.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

10-Jan

FLETCHER, MARTIN CARGILL  (778412) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE133 OL-X of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and crashed on Sylt during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

10-Jan

FOX, LEONARD ARMSTRONG  (1255582) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE133 OL-X of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and crashed on Sylt during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

10-Jan

TUSON, DONALD ERNEST  (751726) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress I, AN521 attached to No 220 Sqn of No 90 Sqn, which killed after abandoning the aircraft following an engine fire near Shallufa.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

10-Jan

MENNIE, HAMISH  (817128) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress I, AN521 attached to No 220 Sqn of No 90 Sqn, which killed after abandoning the aircraft following an engine fire near Shallufa.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

10-Jan

STURT, HENRY TWITE  (404963) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8266 of No 152 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a shipping reconnaissance.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jan

FOREMAN, ROBERT WILKINSON  (1052298) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, T3931 of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on an evening sortie near Ballyherbert.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jan

WINTER, RALPH HENRY JOHN  (1386870) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, T3931 of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on an evening sortie near Ballyherbert.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jan

KLEWICZ, Tadeusz Jozef (P.1226)  - age 37

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV423 of No 304 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Borkum by flak.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

10-Jan

MACZYNSKI, Jozef (P.1443)  - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV423 of No 304 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Borkum by flak.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

10-Jan

ZAJAC, Jan (P.1585)  - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV423 of No 304 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Borkum by flak.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

10-Jan

POKRZYWA, Rajmund Antoni (P.782119)  - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV423 of No 304 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Borkum by flak.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

10-Jan

GARSTKA, Stanislaw (P.783661)  - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV423 of No 304 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Borkum by flak.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

10-Jan

STRZYZEWSKI, Jacek (P.784302)  - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV423 of No 304 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Borkum by flak.  He is buried in Uithuizermeeden General Cemetery.

10-Jan

KUREK, Janisz Augustyn Kenryk (P.0035)  - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1082 of No 304 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

10-Jan

ROGOWSKI, Adam (P.780748)  - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1082 of No 304 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

10-Jan

SANKOWSKI, Alojzy (P.781127)  - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1082 of No 304 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

10-Jan

KWIECIEN, Andrzej (P.782129)  - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1082 of No 304 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

10-Jan

PATEK, Boleslaw Kazimierz (P.792360)  - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1082 of No 304 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

10-Jan

OBIOREK, Stanislaw (P.793334)  - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1082 of No 304 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

10-Jan

PRIEST, THOMAS FINDLAY  (88037) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE286 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jan

CHURCHER, LESLIE ALEXANDER  (1172507) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE286 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jan

GLANVILLE, GORDON ARTHUR  (1260085) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE286 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jan

HENDERSON, DONALD LOUDEN  (R/59371) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE286 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jan

CAMPBELL, ERIC JOHN  (115589) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL568 of No 501 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Rockbourne in Dorset.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

10-Jan

HENDERSON, WILLIAM JOHN  (106867) RAAF - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX536 of No 2 AOS, which swung on take-off and crashed into the sea.  He is buried in Haverigg (St Luke) Churchyard, Millom.

10-Jan

GIBSON, HENRY LINCOLN  (400467) RAAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX536 of No 2 AOS, which swung on take-off and crashed into the sea.  He is buried in Haverigg (St Luke) Churchyard, Millom.

10-Jan

WADHAM, MAURICE HENRY  (407740) RAAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX536 of No 2 AOS, which swung on take-off and crashed into the sea.  He is buried in Haverigg (St Luke) Churchyard, Millom.

10-Jan

ROBERTS, JOSEPH LYON  (551591) RAAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX536 of No 2 AOS, which swung on take-off and crashed into the sea.  He is buried in Haverigg (St Luke) Churchyard, Millom.

10-Jan

TIZARD, FRANK GEORGE ERNEST DFM (564418) RAAF - age 29

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX536 of No 2 AOS, which swung on take-off and crashed into the sea.  He is buried in Haverigg (St Luke) Churchyard, Millom.

10-Jan

NEVITT, JOSEPH DOUGLAS  (777925) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard I, N7109 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed on the M'toko Road near Salisbury in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

10-Jan

MURPHY, GERALD BERNARD  (1385499) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

HHe died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Oxford I, P9036 of No 2 SFTS, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Kingston Bagpuize.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

10-Jan

KENDALL, IVOR MARTIN (1470879) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Yspytty Cynfyn (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

11-Jan

BURNHAM, WILFRED HENRY  (404478) RNZAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5356 of No 12 Sqn, which died from injuries when the aircraft crashed in an emergency landing on its return from a raid on Cherbourg on 9 Jan 1942.  He is buried in Sunderland (Ryhope Road) Cemetery.

11-Jan

SMITHE, ARTHUR DESMOND EDWIN ST C.  (960672) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9824 of No 40 Sqn, which probably ditched in the North Sea due to engine failure on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jan

PEARSON, FRED  (1379640) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9824 of No 40 Sqn, which probably ditched in the North Sea due to engine failure on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jan

EARNSHAW, SYDNEY  (926602) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE250 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed at Brampton, Cumberland after becoming lost and running out of fuel on return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Brighton (Woodvale) Borough Crematorium.

11-Jan

WILLIAMS, LEONARD CHAPPLE  (1377183) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE250 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed at Brampton, Cumberland after becoming lost and running out of fuel on return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery.

11-Jan

BAKER, LEONARD ALEC  (526668) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was serving with No 113 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery.

11-Jan

BAKER, EDWARD GEORGE  (114201) RAFVR - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AH547 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Oban.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jan

MACKENZIE, RODERICK MALCOLM  (337550) RAF - age 41

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AH547 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Oban.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jan

LEVIS, RONALD MICHAEL ANDERSON  (570139) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AH547 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Oban.  He is buried in Caerphilly (Penyrheol) Cemetery.

11-Jan

NEWTON, GEORGE HENRY  (963820) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AH547 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Oban.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jan

ALLEN-WHITE, ALLEN JOHN FREDERICK  (88860) RAFVR - age 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3308 of No 266 Sqn, which lost as a result of a combat with a Ju 88 during a convoy patrol off Norfolk.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jan

DIXON, LESLIE  (1352403) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was serving with No 274 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery.

11-Jan

VALENTA, JOSEF  (787681) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD424 of No 313 Sqn, which crashed whilst landing at night at Hornchurch.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery.

11-Jan

BRADLEY, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1314099) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving with No 32 OTU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park.

11-Jan

BLENKINSOPP, FREDERICK JOHN  (1262353) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8661 of No 51 OTU, which crashed in forced landing on Staughton Moor near St Neots, Huntingdonshire when an engine cut on the approach.  He is buried in East Wickham (St Michael) Churchyard.

11-Jan

MARSHALL, ALEXANDER  (572908) RAF - age 20

LAC

He was serving with No 52 RSU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

11-Jan

NIGHTINGALE, HARRY  (954940) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was serving with No 52 RSU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

11-Jan

DESNOS, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1249057) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with AHQ Aden at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery.

11-Jan

O'TOOLE, ELIZABETH JOSEPHINE  (446069) WAAF - age 19

ACW2

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  Her death was registered in Scotland?.  She is buried in Mortlake Cemetery.

11-Jan

SPARKES, WILLIAM THOMAS  (932369) RAFVR - age 24

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in E Glamorgan.  He is buried in Fleur-de-Lis Church Cemetery.

12-Jan

RATLIDGE, GEORGE WADDINGTON DFC (47121) RAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, ? of No 30 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive patrol over the Halfaya-Sollum area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Jan

BERNARD, ALEXANDER RUSSELL  (1004002) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE250 of No 50 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed at Brampton, Cumberland after becoming lost and running out of fuel on return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Beath Eastern Cemetery.

12-Jan

CHALMERS, JAMES REDFEARN  (R/71576) RCAF - age 34

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 70 Sqn, when he died in No 19 General Hospital from injuries sustained on a motor vehicle accident near Kabrit.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

12-Jan

REIMER, ALVIN WILBERT  (R/61467) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9385 of No 138 Sqn, which died from wounds sustained when the aircraft crashed on an overshoot at Stradishall on its return from a SOE operation on 28 Dec 1941.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery.

12-Jan

GEARY, THOMAS FRANCIS BERNARD  (89392) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8347 'L' of No 148 Sqn, which exploded in the air after being hit by a flak ship during a raid to Buerat el Hsun.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Jan

CARDWELL, JOHN  (964276) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8347 'L' of No 148 Sqn, which exploded in the air after being hit by a flak ship during a raid to Buerat el Hsun.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Jan

HUDSPITH, EDWIN (996765) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8347 'L' of No 148 Sqn, which exploded in the air after being hit by a flak ship during a raid to Buerat el Hsun.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Jan

FRASER, ABRAHAM LINCOLN  (J/3759) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8347 'L' of No 148 Sqn, which exploded in the air after being hit by a flak ship during a raid to Buerat el Hsun.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Jan

BENNETT, THOMAS LLOYD  (J/4774) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8347 'L' of No 148 Sqn, which exploded in the air after being hit by a flak ship during a raid to Buerat el Hsun.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Jan

FAIRLEY, WILLIAM IRVINE  (R/61612) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8347 'L' of No 148 Sqn, which exploded in the air after being hit by a flak ship during a raid to Buerat el Hsun.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Jan

WILKINS, STEPHEN PERCIVAL  (33496) RAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, W8409 'Q' of No 205 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ki 27 during a bombing raid on Singora.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Jan

FARRAR, MAXWELL FRANCIS CAMPBELL DFC (37498) RAF - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, W8409 'Q' of No 205 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ki 27 during a bombing raid on Singora.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Jan

DRAPER, ROGER MAXWELL TEMPLE  (621213) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, W8409 'Q' of No 205 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ki 27 during a bombing raid on Singora.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Jan

CLAYTON, NEIL DOUGLAS  (755558) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, W8409 'Q' of No 205 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ki 27 during a bombing raid on Singora.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Jan

HALL, CEDRIC HERBERT  (902161) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, W8409 'Q' of No 205 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ki 27 during a bombing raid on Singora.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Jan

GOGGIN, TERENCE JOHN  (911581) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, W8409 'Q' of No 205 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ki 27 during a bombing raid on Singora.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Jan

BYE, HENRY JOHN  (958431) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, W8409 'Q' of No 205 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ki 27 during a bombing raid on Singora.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Jan

CANNON, WILLIAM  (1017511) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, W8409 'Q' of No 205 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ki 27 during a bombing raid on Singora.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Jan

WHITEHOUSE, RAYMOND WILLIAM  (1153661) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, W8409 'Q' of No 205 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ki 27 during a bombing raid on Singora.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Jan

NEWMAN, REGINALD JAMES  (41995) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Buffalo, W8137 of No 243 Sqn, which was mortally wounded when he was shot down by a Zero.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

12-Jan

RANKIN, NOEL BAIN (404942) RNZAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Buffalo, W8189 'Q' of No 243 Sqn, which shot down by a Ki 27 and may have managed to bale out but only his parachute was found.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Jan

TAYLOR, WILLIAM JOHN CHARLES  (1210463) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 927 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Pilton (St Mary) Churchyard.

12-Jan

McKNIGHT, CYRIL THOMAS  (35043) RAF - age Unknown

Wg Cdr

He was serving with No 119 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery.

12-Jan

AGAR, JOSEPH FITZGERALD  (921569) RAFVR - age 28

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6279 of No 31 GRS, which collided with N5358 near Southport in Newfoundland.  He is buried in Charlottetown (St Dunstan's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

12-Jan

ROFE, BERNARD JOHN  (40751) RAF - age 21

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5358 of No 31 GRS, which collided with 6279 (ex W1722) near Southport in Newfoundland.  He is buried in Sherwood Cemetery.

12-Jan

CALDERHEAD, GEORGE DOUGLAS  (86333) RAFVR - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6279 (ex W1722) of No 31 GRS, which collided with N5358 near Southport in Newfoundland.  He is buried in Sherwood Cemetery.

12-Jan

TAYLOR, GEORGE WILLIAM  (946790) RAFVR - age 29

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5358 of No 31 GRS, which collided with 6279 (ex W1722) near Southport in Newfoundland.  He is buried in Sherwood Cemetery.

12-Jan

BEAUMONT, ERNEST LOCKEY JOHN  (985992) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6279 (ex W1722) of No 31 GRS, which collided with N5358 near Southport in Newfoundland.  He is buried in Sherwood Cemetery.

12-Jan

ELLIS, KENNETH  (1054786) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5358 of No 31 GRS, which collided with 6279 (ex W1722) near Southport in Newfoundland.  He is buried in Sherwood Cemetery.

12-Jan

BALDWIN, OWEN MORGAN DFC and Bar, RAFO (70038) RAFO - age 48

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Cheltenham.  He is buried in Twyford (St Mary) Churchyard, Berkshire.

12-Jan

ROBERTS, BASIL  (914590) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Warminster.  He is buried in Dorchester Cemetery, Dorset.

 

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