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Casualties - 21 - 24 January 1942


21-Jan

SIMM, JACK LAWRENSON  (563690) RAF - age Unknown

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, Z5796 of No 34 Sqn, which shot down by K-43s on 16 Jan 1942.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

21-Jan

MOORE, CHARLES HENRY  (612425) RAF - age Unknown

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, Z5796 of No 34 Sqn, which shot down by K-43s on 16 Jan 1942.He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

21-Jan

HERON, ROYAL GEORGE  (404820) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE381 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed into Kinder Scout in the Peak district whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

21-Jan

WILLIAMS, WALTER CHANTLER  (407487) RAAF - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE381 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed into Kinder Scout in the Peak district whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery.

21-Jan

TROMANS, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1152528) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE381 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed into Kinder Scout in the Peak district whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in Cradley Heath (St Luke) Churchyard.

21-Jan

PETERS, SYDNEY ALBERT  (1375369) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE381 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed into Kinder Scout in the Peak district whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in West Wickham (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

21-Jan

SIDES, BERNARD  (100581) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9311 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

CLARKE, JAMES JOSEPH  (624831) RAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9311 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

HART, BERNARD LESLIE  (746920) RAFVR - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9311 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

RICHARDS, DONALD ARTHUR  (1055928) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9311 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

VINER, NORMAN  (1305770) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9311 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

DEERE, AUBREY WILFRED  (1166185) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE123 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Zwolle in Holland on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Zwollerkerspel (Voorst) General Cemetery.

21-Jan

ABBOTT, MAURICE ELDON DFC, RAFO (40167) RAFO - age 28

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5584 'W' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Salamis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Jan

MERRY, HERBERT REVILL  (104342) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5584 'W' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Salamis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Jan

CARROLL, WILFRED JOHN  (400237) RAAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5584 'W' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Salamis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Jan

SELLARS, JOHN ALBERT  (1000577) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5584 'W' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Salamis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Jan

JAMES, IEUAN TOM  (1181333) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5584 'W' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Salamis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Jan

McGRATH, HAROLD THOMAS  (R/50216) RCAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5584 'W' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Salamis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Jan

ROBERTS, THOMAS IDWAL  (531079) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ157 of No 202 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Carnero Point, Spain.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

21-Jan

ALEXANDER, PETER BRUCE (40196) RAFO - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ157 of No 202 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Carnero Point, Spain.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

21-Jan

ROMER, SIDNEY CECIL  (40752) RAF - age 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ157 of No 202 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Carnero Point, Spain.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

21-Jan

DERRICK, REGINALD CLIVE  (85256) RAFVR - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ157 of No 202 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Carnero Point, Spain.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

21-Jan

TURNBULL, JOHN DFM (617565) RAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ157 of No 202 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Carnero Point, Spain.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

21-Jan

JOHNSTONE, JAMES  (639106) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ157 of No 202 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Carnero Point, Spain.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

21-Jan

TAYLOR, GEOFFREY GORDON  (923776) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ157 of No 202 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Carnero Point, Spain.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

21-Jan

GODDERIDGE, WILLIAM  (955811)  - age

Air Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ157 of No 202 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Carnero Point, Spain.   .

21-Jan

WESTKELSEY, FRANK ANTHONY  (1251526) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ157 of No 202 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Carnero Point, Spain.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

21-Jan

DARVILLE, GEORGE THOMAS  (1285975) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ157 of No 202 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Carnero Point, Spain.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

21-Jan

LOWE, PETER DANIA  (1107461) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BE577 of No 232 Sqn, which failed to return from an interception.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

21-Jan

SKOREPA, ZDENEK  (82528) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, DV515 KX-D of No 311 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

NEMECEK, LADISLAV  (787353) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, DV515 KX-D of No 311 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

PLECITY, MIROSLAV  (787392) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, DV515 KX-D of No 311 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

WEISS, KAREL  (787519) RAFVR - age Unknown

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, DV515 KX-D of No 311 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

KRAL, CENEK  (787854) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, DV515 KX-D of No 311 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

ROUS, STANISLAV  (787878) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, DV515 KX-D of No 311 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

CHAPPLE, PETER BERNARD  (928292) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3051 EQ-V of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

EVES, REGINALD GRENVILLE  (1053464) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3051 EQ-V of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

BROWN, ROBERT  (1053806) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3051 EQ-V of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

CLARKE, HAROLD WILLIAM  (J/5703) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3051 EQ-V of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

STANFIELD, JAMES ERNEST FIELD  (404275) RAAF - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE352 UB-R of No 455 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

THOMPSON, EVAN HAMILTON  (404367) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE352 UB-R of No 455 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

MABBETT, WILLIAM ERNEST  (988987) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE352 UB-R of No 455 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

GILES, WILFRED  (1186108) RAFVR - age 37

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE352 UB-R of No 455 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

INCE, IAN MACPHERSON  (400028) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT119 UB-Y of No 455 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Emden.  He is buried in Holten Canadian War Cemetery.

21-Jan

WILKINSON, G E  (1375311) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT119 UB-Y of No 455 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Emden.  He is buried in Holten Canadian War Cemetery.

21-Jan

WILLIAMS, SAMUEL  (1381723) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT119 UB-Y of No 455 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Emden.  He is buried in Holten Canadian War Cemetery.

21-Jan

RIES, WILLIAM EDWARD  (109327) RAF - age 42

Plt Off

His unit and the circumstances of his death have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

21-Jan

HANSON, GEORGE IRVINE  (1345200) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in PT17, 41-1911 of No 1 BFTS, which crashed eight miles from Terrell, cause unknown.  He is buried in Terrell (Oakland) Memorial Park.

21-Jan

HOPEWELL, JAMES DFM (516702) RAF - age 27

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Havoc I, BD116 of No 1452 Flt, which flew into the ground near West Malling, Kent.  He is buried in Bingley Cemetery.

21-Jan

PARKE, EDWIN ROY  (400288) RAAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7453 of No 17 OTU, which probably came down in the sea off Filey during a navigation exercise from Upwood.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

YORK, MAURICE  (999794) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7453 of No 17 OTU, which probably came down in the sea off Filey during a navigation exercise from Upwood.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

COAKLEY, FRANCIS  (1104373) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7453 of No 17 OTU, which probably came down in the sea off Filey during a navigation exercise from Upwood.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jan

EVES, ELDEN  (R/84025) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, W9206 of No 56 OTU, which flew into the ground at Clenchawarton in Norfolk.  He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard.

21-Jan

PASSAGE, HAROLD  (811035) AuxAF - age 26

Cpl

 

21-Jan

BIRKETT, JOSEPH  (533921) RAF - age 30

Sgt

He was serving at Seletar at the time of his death, which was probably during a Japanese attack on the station.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

21-Jan

FRISBY, LESLIE THOMAS  (540234) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was serving at Tengah at the time of his death, which was probably during a Japanese attack on the station.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

21-Jan

BALDWIN, HERBERT LESLIE  (591238) RAF - age 21

Cpl

He was serving at Tengah at the time of his death, which was probably during a Japanese attack on the station.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

21-Jan

WHITLOCK, JOAN EILEEN  (447215) WAAF - age 20

ACW1

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 Huntingdon.  She is buried in Slough (Stoke Road) Cemetery.

21-Jan

NETTLETON, STANLEY HEATHER  (629454) RAF - age 22

AC1

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 Hastings.  He is buried in Wembley (Alperton) Burial Ground.

21-Jan

DIXON, RONALD AMYAS  (1301129) RAFVR - age Unknown

Cdt

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 Esher (Christ Church) Churchyard.

21-Jan

McDONALD, JAMES  (1563285) RAFVR - age 18

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 Bonamargy Cemetery.

21-Jan

KENNY, HARTLEY RUDOLPH  (1622109) RAFVR - age 28

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 Cleveland.  He is buried in Redcar Cemetery.

22-Jan

PEACE, DAVID BRIAN  (89609) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT142 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed at Exton near Oakham whilst landing at Cottesmore on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

22-Jan

JORY, ARCHIBALD DONALD  (932941) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT142 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed at Exton near Oakham whilst landing at Cottesmore on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in Camborne (St Martin) Churchyard.

22-Jan

ADEY, JOHN WILSON  (934201) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT142 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed at Exton near Oakham whilst landing at Cottesmore on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in South Ealing Cemetery.

22-Jan

BROOKE, FRANCIS HAYDN  (942640) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT142 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed at Exton near Oakham whilst landing at Cottesmore on its return from a raid to Munster.  He is buried in Hepworth Methodist Chapelyard.

22-Jan

DE RENZI, GODFREY  (1295396) RAFVR - age 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD229 of No 92 Sqn, which was involved in a collision over Digby with AB188 of No 609 Sqn.  He is buried in Hampstead Cemetery.

22-Jan

ELLIS, HORACE SPENCER EDWARD  (929649) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT146 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jan

CHANTRELL, ARTHUR STUART  (1051972) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT146 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jan

HOLLAND, WILLIAM  (1257890) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT146 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jan

MORRISON, STEWART ALEXANDER  (R/77068) RCAF - age 35

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT146 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jan

LEETHAM, JOSEPH HENRY  (R/78248) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BE579 of No 232 Sqn, which was shot down by Zeros during a raid on Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

22-Jan

FARTHING, HUGH ARTHUR  (40900) RAF - age 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BG796 of No 232 Sqn, which was shot down by Zeros during a raid on Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

22-Jan

DANIEL, BRIAN PHILIP  (102144) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BG804 of No 232 Sqn, which was shot down by Zeros during a raid on Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

22-Jan

NEALE, DONALD THOMAS  (1375372) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, BE346 of No 242 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Takali after being hit by friendly AA fire on his return from an interception.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

22-Jan

ARTHUR, VINCENT  (405519) RNZAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Buffalo, W8147 'O' of No 243 Sqn, which was shot down into the Jahore Strait by a Zero.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

22-Jan

BALDWIN, MERVYN JOHN FITZHARDINGE  (771896) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Buffalo, W8187 'R' of No 243 Sqn, which was shot down  near Palau Tidman by Zeros.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

22-Jan

WATERS, EDWARD GORDON  (1241030) RAFVR - age 32

AC2

He was serving with No 245 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Borden (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard.

22-Jan

BLENNERHASSETT, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (42044) RAF - age 23

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 248 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jan

WALKER, CAMPBELL JAMES CANSDALE  (115920) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was serving with No 248 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

22-Jan

REDA Waclaw (P.0088) PAF - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1285 GR-S of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder off the Lincolnshire coast on its return from a raid on Munster.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

22-Jan

SOROKO Konstanty (P.780515) PAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1285 GR-S of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder off the Lincolnshire coast on its return from a raid on Munster.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

22-Jan

KOSMALSKI Czeslaw (P.781721) PAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1285 GR-S of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder off the Lincolnshire coast on its return from a raid on Munster.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

22-Jan

ROKUS Albert August (P.782240) PAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1285 GR-S of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder off the Lincolnshire coast on its return from a raid on Munster.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

22-Jan

NOCON Piotr (P.792042) PAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1285 GR-S of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder off the Lincolnshire coast on its return from a raid on Munster.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

22-Jan

BORECKI Boleslaw Andrzej (P.792083) PAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1285 GR-S of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder off the Lincolnshire coast on its return from a raid on Munster.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

22-Jan

BOSEK Henryk Gerwazy Jozef (P.782481) PAF - age 26

Sgt

He was serving with No 305 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

22-Jan

ROMAIN, GERALD EDWARD ANIJAH  (1376530) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 307 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Walthamstow (St Mary) Churchyard.

22-Jan

KONVALINA, BLAZEJ  (788039) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD547 of No 313 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Purfleet in Essex.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery.

22-Jan

DUVAL, JOHN EDWARD  (1186635) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM602 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed into the watch office on landing at North Coates and its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery.

22-Jan

DANN, ROLAND EDISON  (J/4327) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM602 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed into the watch office on landing at North Coates and its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in North Cotes (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

22-Jan

WILKINS, HARRY ARTHUR  (R/54116) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM602 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed into the watch office on landing at North Coates and its bomb load exploded.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jan

GAUDET, JOHN CLIFTON  (R/80320) RCAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM602 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed into the watch office on landing at North Coates and its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in North Cotes (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

22-Jan

MAY, THOMAS IRVING  (R/60219) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD754 of No 408 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at West Malling having being damaged by a night fighter.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent.

22-Jan

LEWIS, DONALD EDWIN (400148) RAAF - age 19

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB992 of No 452 Sqn, which he baled out over the Channel following an engine failure but did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jan

ANDERSON, IVAN VICTOR STRACHAN  (391391) RNZAF - age 20

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Buffalo, W8191 of No 488 Sqn, which was killed when Buffalo, W8191 was blown into a fuel dump by a bomb exploding close by as it took off from Kallang during an attack by Japanese bombers on Kallang.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

22-Jan

SERVICE, ARCHIBALD STEVENSON  (1054724) RAFVR - age 26

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Buffalo, W8191 of No 488 Sqn, which was killed when Buffalo, W8191 was blown into a fuel dump by a bomb exploding close by as it took off from Kallang during an attack by Japanese bombers on Kallang.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

22-Jan

BECKLEY, RONALD CHARLES  (400615) RAAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, P7823 of No 602 Sqn, which was lost whilst while escorting minesweepers in Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jan

OFFENBERG, JEAN HENRI MARIE DFC (82517) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB188 of No 609 Sqn, which crashed at Digby following a collision with AD229 of No 92 Sqn.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register.

22-Jan

MARKHAM, ERIC THOMAS  (657257) RAF - age 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ828 of No 34 SFTS, which was hit by AJ761 of the same unit when it swung on take-off.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery.

22-Jan

ELLIOTT, JAMES  (1015939) RAFVR - age 28

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in He killed when a Hudson of No 407 Sqn crashed into the watch office on landing at North Coates and its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Blackburn Cemetery.

22-Jan

BELL, WILLIAM HENRY  (1093684) RAFVR - age 36

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in He killed when a Hudson of No 407 Sqn crashed into the watch office on landing at North Coates and its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Beeston and Stapleford (Beeston) Cemetery.

22-Jan

SHORROCK, GEORGE  (1126553) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in He killed when a Hudson of No 407 Sqn crashed into the watch office on landing at North Coates and its bomb load exploded. He is buried in Alston Lane (Our Lady and St Michael) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

22-Jan

COOPER, WALTER EDWARD  (1129566) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in He killed when a Hudson of No 407 Sqn crashed into the watch office on landing at North Coates and its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery.

22-Jan

THOMAS, GEORGE DOUGLAS  (1129734) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in He killed when a Hudson of No 407 Sqn crashed into the watch office on landing at North Coates and its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in St Anne's-on-Sea Churchyard.

22-Jan

HEATH, THOMAS  (1141183) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in He killed when a Hudson of No 407 Sqn crashed into the watch office on landing at North Coates and its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Northwich Cemetery.

22-Jan

FRIEND, STANLEY WALTER  (1284357) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in He killed when a Hudson of No 407 Sqn crashed into the watch office on landing at North Coates and its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in North Cotes (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

22-Jan

RENDER, JOHN  (1303813) RAFVR - age 33

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in He killed when a Hudson of No 407 Sqn crashed into the watch office on landing at North Coates and its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Hull (Hedon Road) Cemetery.

22-Jan

PINK, WILLIAM CONWAY LANGLEY  (1352578) RAFVR - age 32

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in He killed when a Hudson of No 407 Sqn crashed into the watch office on landing at North Coates and its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Shaw Cemetery, Newbury.

22-Jan

THURLOW, SIDNEY ALEXANDER HERBERT  (1426009) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in He killed when a Hudson of No 407 Sqn crashed into the watch office on landing at North Coates and its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex.

22-Jan

CRUDDAS, ARCHIBALD  (1539532) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in He killed when a Hudson of No 407 Sqn crashed into the watch office on landing at North Coates and its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Craghead (St Thomas) Churchyard.

22-Jan

MACKENZIE, WILLIAM WHITE  (1071904) RAFVR - age 32

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Dingwall (Mitchell Hill) Cemetery.

22-Jan

BELCHER, MARCEL PIETRO  (1299000) RAFVR - age 20

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 Chippenham.  He is buried in Marlow Cemetery.

23-Jan

PINCKNEY, DAVID JOHN COLIN DFC (72520) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Buffalo, W8239 of No 67 Sqn, which was shot down  by Ki 27s during a Japanese raid on Mingaladon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

23-Jan

PARTINGTON, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (1406548) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He died from injuries received in a bombing raid on the airfield at P1.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

23-Jan

STEPHENSON, ERIC  (1131485) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was serving with No 213 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery.

23-Jan

CARTER, ANTHONY EDWARD  (402012) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Bombay I, L5811 of No 216 Sqn, which was shot down near Msus by flak.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23-Jan

NOON, SYDNEY RALPH  (550675) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was serving with No 233 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

23-Jan

BAKER, VICTOR REGINALD  (1310106) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Hampden I, AD754 of No 408 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at West Malling having being damaged by a night fighter.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

23-Jan

PALMER, ROBERT STUART  (656298) RAF - age 29

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5324 of No 6 AOS, which flew into the River Severn near Gloucester.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

23-Jan

PANTOOCK, PHILIP  (1270838) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5324 of No 6 AOS, which flew into the River Severn near Gloucester.  He is buried in Eastbourne (Langney) Cemetery.

23-Jan

AMOORE, HERBERT  (1330641) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5324 of No 6 AOS, which flew into the River Severn near Gloucester.  He is buried in Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium.

23-Jan

BANKS, REGINALD WALTER  (1336457) RAFVR - age 35

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5324 of No 6 AOS, which flew into the River Severn near Gloucester.  He is buried in Brighouse Cemetery.

23-Jan

ALLAN, FERGUS ALISTER  (401265) RAAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6292 of No 70 OTU, which spun into the ground on the approach to Nakura following an engine failure.  He is buried in Nakuru North Cemetery.

23-Jan

EMERY, GEORGE OWEN  (407147) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6292 of No 70 OTU, which spun into the ground on the approach to Nakura following an engine failure.  He is buried in Nakuru North Cemetery.

23-Jan

HAWKINS, GARNET ALLENBY  (407675) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6292 of No 70 OTU, which spun into the ground on the approach to Nakura following an engine failure.  He is buried in Nakuru North Cemetery.

23-Jan

GEORGE, LLOYD  (406355) RAAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8504 of the OADU, which died after three days in a dinghy after the aircraft ditched in the sea en-route from Portreath to Gibraltar on a delivery flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Jan

BOWYER, WALTER STAFFORD  (39607) RAF - age 27

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Gladiator I, K7935 of No 2 AACU, which crashed after colliding with a barrage balloon over Portsmouth.  He is buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery.

23-Jan

GOSNEY, ARTHUR JOHN  (1129861) RAFVR - age 31

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, which was from wounds or injuries sustained on active service.  His death was registered in St Austall.  He is buried in Milborne Port Cemetery.

23-Jan

TARBUCK, PHILLIP JAMES  (1270705) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

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 Oa, Argyle.  He is buried in Leytonstone (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

23-Jan

SKINNER, MARJORIE JOYCE  (426755) WAAF - age Unknown

Cpl

She was serving at Watton? at the time of her death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  Her death was registered in Ely.  She is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

24-Jan

HUBBARD, JOHN FRANCIS  (1189181) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7843 of No 66 Sqn, which collided with P8430 of the same unit off the Lizard.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jan

TAYLOR, ROBERT MCGARVEY  (R/60109) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8430 of No 66 Sqn, which collided with P7843 of the same unit off the Lizard.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jan

MILLAR, DAVID  (574130) RAF - age 20

LAC

He was serving with No 70 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery.

24-Jan

ODGERS, HARRY CAMPBELL  (400661) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, V5872 of No 84 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Mingaladon.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery.

24-Jan

HEADLAM, ROSWELL AUBREY  (408075) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, V5872 of No 84 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Mingaladon.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery.

24-Jan

LLOYD, WILLIAM EDWARD  (573455) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, V5872 of No 84 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Mingaladon.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery.

24-Jan

DINGLE, ALVIN MESSINES  (402125) RNZAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, Z7582 'L' of No 113 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Bangkok.  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery.

24-Jan

BRIGGS, DOUGLAS ERIC  (759056) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, Z7582 'L' of No 113 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Bangkok.  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery.

24-Jan

KEELEY, PERCY NORMAN  (785003) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, Z7582 'L' of No 113 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Bangkok.  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery.

24-Jan

STEPHENS, OWEN CAMPBELL  (404812) RAAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, Z4539 of No 208 Sqn, which failed to return from a tactical recce of the Antelat-Agadabia-Zuteina area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24-Jan

PRODAN, Adam (P.1052)  - age 44

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in He died from natural causes. of No 10 AOS, which .  He is buried in Dumfries (St Andrew's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

24-Jan

GUNTHER, VICTOR WILLIAM  (113404) RAF - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard I, N7179 of No 61 OTU, which crashed on take-off Heston, Middlesex.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

24-Jan

CHANTLER, EDWARD DAN  (39197) RAFO - age 25

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, AM932 of the RAFFC, which ditched in the Atlantic on a ferry flight to the UK.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial.

24-Jan

GUY, MOLLY JOAN  (434125) WAAF - age 20

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 Chippenham.  She is buried in Harborne (St Peter) Churchyard.

24-Jan

NEARY, MARGARET MARY  (2082045) WAAF - age 22

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 Prescot, Lancs.  She is buried in St Helens Cemetery.

 

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