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Casualties - 10 - 12 February 1942


10-Feb

PEARSON, MALCOLM LESLIE  (67684) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM871 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Feb

McLELLAN, DOUGLAS  (1061877) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM871 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Feb

DE CANN, ALBERT JOHN  (1357380) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM871 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Feb

CARLESS, CLIFFORD  (963000) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM871 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation off the Norwegian coast.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

10-Feb

DAVIS, ROY DUDLEY AFC (39969) RAF - age 25

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1166 'O' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Martuba.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-Feb

NORLEDGE, WILLIAM HENRY  (44410) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1166 'O' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Martuba.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-Feb

McGREGOR, FRANCIS  (551853) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1166 'O' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Martuba.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-Feb

POWELL, KENNETH JAMES  (942364) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1166 'O' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Martuba.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-Feb

SMITH, GEOFFREY STUART  (942370) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1166 'O' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Martuba.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-Feb

SORTWELL, FRANCIS WALTER  (1378030) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1166 'O' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Martuba.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-Feb

FOSTER, EARL SIDNEY  (R/ 74787) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane II, BD957 of No 73 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 whilst attacking an MT column near Bir  Hacheim.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

10-Feb

RITCHIE, GEORGE  (400543) RAAF - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, Z7699 of No 211 Sqn, which was shot down by whilst attacking Kluang airfield.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

10-Feb

KEEPING, JOHN BLANE  (404295) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, Z7699 of No 211 Sqn, which was shot down by whilst attacking Kluang airfield.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

10-Feb

DUNDAS, KENELM CRISPIN VIVIAN DFC (41000) RAF - age 26

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, Z7699 of No 211 Sqn, which was shot down by whilst attacking Kluang airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

10-Feb

TAYLOR, EDWIN MURRAY DFC (85259) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BE115 of No 232 Sqn, which died from wounds sustained when his aircraft was shot down by a Ki-27 and he crashed into trees on the edge of the airfield on 8 Feb 1942.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

10-Feb

CARR, THOMAS EDWARD  (973177) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was serving with No 256 Sqn at the time of his death, which happened when he was a passenger in a car that was run into by Defiant T4041.  He is buried in Glasgow (Eastwood) Cemetery.

10-Feb

HYDE, EDMUND MCARTHUR  (400802) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in ? of No 1 ADU, which he was killed in a flying accident.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

10-Feb

FOOTE, ARTHUR JAMES  (407557) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9905 of No 11 OTU, which crashed in Leytonstone, North-West London having become lost on a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Bassingbourn cum Kneesworth Cemetery.

10-Feb

ROGERS, ALLEN CHARLES ELLIOTT  (964849) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9905 of No 11 OTU, which crashed in Leytonstone, North-West London having become lost on a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Bassingbourn cum Kneesworth Cemetery.

10-Feb

FORD, ARTHUR WILFRED  (1310041) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9905 of No 11 OTU, which crashed in Leytonstone, North-West London having become lost on a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Bassingbourn cum Kneesworth Cemetery.

10-Feb

JOWETT, HAROLD ERNEST  (R/64869) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9905 of No 11 OTU, which crashed in Leytonstone, North-West London having become lost on a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Bassingbourn cum Kneesworth Cemetery.

10-Feb

MANCE, WILLIAM  (1265410) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9905 of No 11 OTU, which crashed in Leytonstone, North-West London having become lost on a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

10-Feb

TAYLOR, JOHN SHARROCK  (1024292) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9905 of No 11 OTU, which crashed in Leytonstone, North-West London having become lost on a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Haigh (St David) Churchyard.

10-Feb

KING, FREDERICK  (1127538) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7478 of No 25 OTU, which flew into the ground on landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium.

10-Feb

ARN, JOHN ALBERT  (R/83133) RCAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, AZ311 of No 52 OTU, which dived into ground Severn House Farm, near Berkeley, Gloucestershire.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register.

10-Feb

GRAHAM, JAMES D'ARCY LEES  (R/77959) RCAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3664 of No 55 OTU, which flew into high ground near Whickham in County Durham.  He is buried in Hylton (Castletown) Cemetery.

10-Feb

ANDERSON, DAVID CAMPBELL  (400453) RAAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Hudson III, V9127 of the FTU, which flew into high ground at Ponterwyd in Cardiganshire.  He is buried in Aberysteyth Cemetery.

10-Feb

DUNCAN, GORDON ROBERT  (R/69109) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9127 of the FTU, which flew into high ground at Ponterwyd in Cardiganshire.  He is buried in Aberysteyth Cemetery.

10-Feb

HARKER, JOHN HAMMOND  (1360531) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9127 of the FTU, which flew into high ground at Ponterwyd in Cardiganshire.  He is buried in Hebden (St Peter) Churchyard.

10-Feb

HODGSON, RONALD  (1310359) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9127 of the FTU, which flew into high ground at Ponterwyd in Cardiganshire.  He is buried in Norton Cemetery.

10-Feb

KHAW KOK CHENG  (785860) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was a locally recruited member of the RAF and was probably killed during the Japanese invasion of Malaya and Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

10-Feb

TANG SIEW LAM  (786041) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was a locally recruited member of the RAF and was probably killed during the Japanese invasion of Malaya and Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

10-Feb

JONES, MABEL  (445052) WAAF - age 23

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 Edmonton.  She is buried in Aberdare Cemetery, Glamorganshire.

10-Feb

GLEN, JOHN  (1480420) RAFVR - age 26

AC2

He was serving in the UK and was killed whilst he was repairing the tail light of a motor lorry in Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, when he was struck by a taxi.  He is buried in Dalziel (Airbles) Cemetery.

10-Feb

JOHNSON, JOHN WILLIAM GEORGE  (1386549) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He probably died from injuries sustained on 8 Feb 1942 whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6747 of No 29 EFTS, which collided with T7233 of the same unit near Clyffe Pypard.  He is buried in Farnborough Cemetery.

10-Feb

PLANT, JAMES HENRY  (1558228) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving in the UK died in Tingwall Military Hospital, from Tuberculous Peritonitis.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Byker and Heaton) Cemetery..

10-Feb

HARPER, GERALD  (1481465) RAFVR - age 36

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 Amounderness, Lancashire.  He is buried in Widnes Cemetery.

11-Feb

PARSONS, ERNEST GODFREY  (R/81471) RCAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane II, BD945 of No 1 Sqn, which crashed on a night overshoot at Tangmere.  He is buried in Chichester Cemetery.

11-Feb

SHARMAN, EDWARD  (108145) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5355 of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Le Harve.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

WENTWORTH-HYDE, ROBERT CHARLES  (930250) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5355 of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Le Harve.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

SMITH, DAVID THOMAS  (944264) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5355 of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Le Harve.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

BONNER, GEORGE HENRY  (959560) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5355 of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Le Harve.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

ASTON, JOHN WALTER  (1379656) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5355 of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Le Harve.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

POWELL, NORMAN NELSON  (J/5226) RCAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5355 of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Le Harve.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

STUBBS, JOHN HENRY  (406374) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9823 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 on an anti-shipping sweep near Filfla.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Feb

GRABHAM, JUSTYN STUART  (976771) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9823 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 on an anti-shipping sweep near Filfla.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Feb

TYAS, PETER  (1265240) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9823 of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 on an anti-shipping sweep near Filfla.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Feb

LAVENDER, ANTHONY WILSON  (1157375) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X7625 of No 25 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Irish coast during a night training flight].  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

RANGANATHA, NAGU  (1291581) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X7625 of No 25 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Irish coast during a night training flight].  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

HADRILL, JOHN PINNELL  (1360698) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 36 Sqn at the time of his death, which was probably due to Japanese attacks on Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

11-Feb

MITCHELL, JOHN MORGAN  (1060947) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK676 of No 94 Sqn, which crashed near LG110 after he lost control.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

11-Feb

HOLMAN, NEVILLE  (932152) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK673 of No 112 Sqn, which was shot down by a MC202 in the El Adem-Gazala area.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

11-Feb

MATHERS, THOMAS SETH  (1112782) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AA740 of No 118 Sqn, which collided with W3832 over West Grinstead during a practice dogfight.  He is buried in Ringwood Cemetery.

11-Feb

BUETTEL, KEITH EDWARD  (404872) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3832 of No 118 Sqn, which collided with AA740 over West Grinstead during a practice dogfight.  He is buried in Ringwood Cemetery.

11-Feb

DANDO, THOMAS MCELLIGOTT  (108834) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1076 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

MACNAB, DONALD NORMAN  (921364) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1076 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

SAVAGE, GEORGE DOUGLAS  (962599) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1076 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

DICK, ROBERT BALLANTYNE  (990410) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1076 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

HINE, PAUL WILLIAM  (1182643) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1076 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

NELSON, ARTHUR WILLIAM EATON  (1376868) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1076 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

PARISH, DAVID FRANCIS WOODBINE  (105172) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9823 of No 236 Sqn, which was shot down on its return to Malta from an anti-shipping strike by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Feb

DUNCAN, WILLIAM  (115561) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9823 of No 236 Sqn, which was shot down on its return to Malta from an anti-shipping strike by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

11-Feb

PARKER, ALLIN BEERS  (41610) RAF - age 27

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.

11-Feb

KEEDWELL, ROY BARRINGTON  (J/152217) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, ? of No 258 Sqn, which having been wounded he managed to get his aircraft back but on landing collided with a Blenheim on 7 Feb 1942  Taken to hospital, he died from his burns and shock three days later.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

11-Feb

PARKINSON, TOM  (746849) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9054 of No 269 Sqn, which ditched in the Atlantic during a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

DAKING, FRANCIS ERNEST  (746932) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9054 of No 269 Sqn, which ditched in the Atlantic during a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

CHEATLEY, GEORGE JOHNSTON  (748222) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9054 of No 269 Sqn, which ditched in the Atlantic during a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

MAYES, GODFREY MIDDLETON JAMES  (922140) RAFVR - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9054 of No 269 Sqn, which ditched in the Atlantic during a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

PODGAJNY Edward (P.781595) PAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, T3035  of No 307 Sqn, which crashed on the third approach to Exeter when its wheels hit a tree.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

11-Feb

THIESLER Kazimierz Alfons (P.783690) PAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, T3035  of No 307 Sqn, which crashed on the third approach to Exeter when its wheels hit a tree.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

11-Feb

HAGYARD, WILLIAM DEWEY  (R/67153) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3178 of No 401 Sqn, which shot down off Dunkirk by flak on a shipping attack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

REEVES, KENNETH THEODORE  (67685) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6831 of No 502 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

WEIZMANN, MICHAEL OSER  (74356) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6831 of No 502 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

SMITH, PETER PARSONS  (106517) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6831 of No 502 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

WHEELER, ALEXANDER JAMES  (648714) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6831 of No 502 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

SMITH, DOUGLAS WILLIAM  (650141) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6831 of No 502 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

HUMPHRIES, JOSEPH  (751540) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6831 of No 502 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Feb

COLQUHOUN, RAY ORMOND  (R/83851) RCAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1439 of No 10 OTU, which crashed shortly after take off near Abingdon at the start of a night circuit flying exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

11-Feb

LEAN, RICHARD HARVEY  (R/85630) RCAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1439 of No 10 OTU, which crashed shortly after take off near Abingdon at the start of a night circuit flying exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

11-Feb

ROBSON, ARTHUR  (996823) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1439 of No 10 OTU, which crashed shortly after take off near Abingdon at the start of a night circuit flying exercise.  He is buried in Richmond Cemetery, Yorkshire.

11-Feb

SCHOLES, JOHN SMITH  (984022) RAFVR - age 25

LAC

He was serving with No 2 Armoured Car Company and was killed when his armoured car, A116, was destroyed in a dive bombing attack on Gazala  No 2 airstrip.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

11-Feb

STRATHDEE, JOHN REID  (987881) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9823 of No 236 or 248 Sqn, which was shot down on its return to Malta from an anti-shipping strike by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Feb

DOUGLASS, CUTHBERT EARL  (1079608) RAFVR - age 18

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, W8785 of No 5 SFTS, which when he abandoned the aircraft at too low an altitude on the approach to RAF Atcham.  He is buried in Coatham (Christ Church) Churchyard.

11-Feb

DAVIS, GEORGE ALVIN (R/85636) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, P9546 of No 52 OTU, which broke up in the air near Dymock in Gloucestershire.  He is buried in Chalfont Tabernacle Graveyard.

11-Feb

PLEDGER, GODFREY GEORGE WILLIAM  (88652) RAFVR - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7850 of No 6 FIS, which collided with Master, N7766 of No 9 SFTS over Cheltenham.  He is buried in Barkway (St Mary Magdaline) Churchyard.

11-Feb

JONES, STANLEY CHARLES  (413085) RNZAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7850 of No 6 FIS, which collided with Master, N7766 of No 9 SFTS over Cheltenham.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

11-Feb

RUSSELL, BERNARD WILLIAM  (1215316) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, W6620 of No 6 SFTS, which flew into the ground at Cold Ashton near Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire.  He is buried in Leicester (Belgrave) Cemetery.

11-Feb

SINGLETON, JOHN PICKSTONE  (1030980) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, W6620 of No 6 SFTS, which flew into the ground at Cold Ashton near Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire.  He is buried in Southport (Birkdale) Cemetery.

11-Feb

BUCKLAND, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (67054) RAF - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7766 of No 9 SFTS, which collided with Tiger Moth, T7850 of No 6 FIS over Cheltenham.  He is buried in Dersingham (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

11-Feb

MAHER, ANTHONY JOSEPH  (R/55815) RCAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7766 of No 9 SFTS, which collided with Tiger Moth, T7850 of No 6 FIS over Cheltenham.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

11-Feb

JENKINS, WILLIAM STANLEY  (5236) RAF - age 33

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Airacobra I, AH573 of the AAEE, which spun into the ground at Boscombe Down.  He was cremated at Southampton Crematorium.

11-Feb

MALTMAN, JAMES  (1024929) RAFVR - age 34

AC2

He was serving with No 2 Armoured Car Company and died from wounds sustained when his armoured car, A116, was destroyed in a dive bombing attack on Gazala  No 2 airstrip.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

11-Feb

NICOLLS, VICTOR ALBERT  (44747) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was mortally wounded whilst serving aboard HSL 129 from Kalafrana, which was strafed by Bf 109s on 4 Feb 1942, later dying from his wounds.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

11-Feb

SHELTON, CLARENCE DOUGLAS  (1442606) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving in the Far East at the time of his death, but circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Feb

BLAIR, ERROL FRANCIS GORDON  (1375684) RAFVR - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, Z3774 of No 1 Sqn, which shot down by flak during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

REID, DONALD THOMAS EWEN  (778394) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD332 of No 19 Sqn, which was lost in the sea during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery.

12-Feb

DUNSTAN, BRUCE PAUL  (1256932) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3565 of No 41 Sqn, which failed to return from 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

SMITH, WILLIAM  (614191) RAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE132 EA-U of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

POLLITT, DAVID CHARLES  (997213) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE132 EA-U of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

CRIDGE, ROBERT JOHN  (1252143) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE132 EA-U of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

GREENSTREET, IRVINE STEWART  (1257101) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE132 EA-U of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

WAY, STANLEY WILLIAM ALFRED  (116133) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE240 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

HOLT, MERVYN HARRY  (402354) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE240 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

TOGHILL, LESLIE CYRIL  (612946) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE240 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

LEE, CLIFFORD LAWSON  (926080) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE240 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

JACKSON, ALEXANDER  (971671) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE396 EA-W of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

PHILLIPS, EDWARD WALTER  (1059982) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE396 EA-W of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

HEARD, KENNETH WILLIAM  (1169558) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE396 EA-W of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

GREEN, EDWIN GEORGE  (1380982) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE396 EA-W of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

HUNTER, BRIAN  (1069042) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5324 AE-T of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

12-Feb

WOOD, THOMAS HENRY FORREST  (940886) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5324 AE-T of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

DOWNES, THOMAS KENNETH  (1193593) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5324 AE-T of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

12-Feb

POXON, DOUGLAS GUY FRANK  (1375793) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5324 AE-T of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

12-Feb

MEEKING, DONALD WILLIAM (1283406)  - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT177 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

CARTER, DEREK GUY  (88404) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT177 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

HANCOCK, FREDERICK GEORGE  (982853) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT177 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

SYMES, DONALD MCGREGOR  (1175877) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT177 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

WESTON, GERALD HERBERT  (1444436) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was serving with No 65 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Wembley (Alperton) Burial Ground.

12-Feb

STEPHENS, WILLIAM HENRY  (89633) RAFVR - age 23

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW273 of No 86 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to attack German battle-cruisers off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

12-Feb

YOUNG, ERIC  (552513) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW273 of No 86 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to attack German battle-cruisers off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

HOWETT, RONALD ERNEST  (751101) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW273 of No 86 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to attack German battle-cruisers off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

MATHEWSON, THOMAS IVOR  (33323) RAF - age 23

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW273 of No 86 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to attack German battle-cruisers off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

12-Feb

JAMES, MELVILLE  (923885) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8714 of No 103 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

HOLMES, DONALD RICHARD GEORGE  (1264339) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8714 of No 103 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

HILL, PETER JOHN  (104390) RAFVR - age 18

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7433 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

REYNOLDS, PETER LAURANCE  (932196) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7433 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

GUILFOYLE, HUGH PATRICK ANTHONY  (1354001) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7433 of No 110 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

MATUSIAK Czeslaw (P.0304) PAF - age 35

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk , AK584  of No 112 Sqn, which crashed at Gambut during on a training flight.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

12-Feb

DRYSDALE, ROBERT ELMER  (J/5792) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1922 RT-K of No 114 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

12-Feb

MAYNARD, ARTHUR STANLEY  (1065233) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1922 RT-K of No 114 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

12-Feb

PULLEN, JOHN STANDEFORD  (920723) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1922 RT-K of No 114 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

STONE, IVAN STUART  (41501) RNZAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD239 of No 118 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Bf 109s during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

DAVIS, GEORGE JORDON  (J/15091) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, xxxxx of No 129 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

SANDY, JOHN ANTHONY WILLIAM  (116508) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7050 of No 137 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Bf 109s during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

HAGGBERG, RALPH OTTO GUSTAF  (120677) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7093 of No 137 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Bf 109s during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

MARTIN, GEORGE WILLIAM  (102619) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7106 of No 137 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Bf 109s during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

ROBERTSON, BASIL LIONEL  (748333) RAFVR - age 20

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7107 of No 137 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Bf 109s during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

NIGHTINGALE, ERNEST IVO DFM (776067) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I AE141 PL-J of No 144 Sqn, which crashed whilst making an emergency landing at Norwich after being damaged  by flak during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk.

12-Feb

SIMOND, GEOFFREY FREDERICK  (5144) RAF - age 35

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT175 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

WATHEY, HERBERT DFM (47586) RAF - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT175 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

BANESS, JOHN HAYCROFT HENNIKER  (977386) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT175 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

CANAVAN, JOHN  (1071358) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT175 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

WALTERS, WILLIAM VICTOR  (1154688) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT175 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst taking part in 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

CLUTTERBUCK, JULIAN DENNES WILLIAM HUGH  (42300) RAF - age 30

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7521 of No 211 Sqn, which crashed on take off from P1 whilst setting off on a raid against Kluang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Feb

NEWSTEAD, HERBERT GRANT  (747854) RAFVR - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7521 of No 211 Sqn, which crashed on take off from P1 whilst setting off on a raid against Kluang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Feb

HYATT, JOSEPH MONTAGUE  (404144) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9726 of No 211 Sqn, which having brushed some trees on taking off from Pi, he tried to go round and land  but crashed into the Orderly Room.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Feb

MUTTON, GEORGE  (406030) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9726 of No 211 Sqn, which having brushed some trees on taking off from Pi, he tried to go round and land  but crashed into the Orderly Room.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Feb

MacFADDEN, RICHARD DENIS BARRY DFC (37476) RAF - age Unknown

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1081 of No 214 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

12-Feb

WOOD, JAMES  (69426) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1081 of No 214 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

12-Feb

STEPHENS, MARTIN TYRINGHAM DFC (75730) RAFVR - age 40

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1081 of No 214 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

12-Feb

EVERETT, ANDREW PATON  (979937) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1081 of No 214 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

12-Feb

HUGHES, PATRICK RODERICK DFC (60804) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1081 of No 214 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

TAYLOR, GEORGE INGATE  (643077) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1081 of No 214 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

FINCH, ARTHUR JOHN HENEAGE DFC (39937) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW278 'F' of No 217 Sqn, which was lost during an attack on enemy shipping off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

JACKSON, ALBERT HENRY LEEDS  (403778) RNZAF - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW278 'F' of No 217 Sqn, which was lost during an attack on enemy shipping off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

WHITE, MATTHEW  (42928) RAF - age 21

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufort I, L9877 or AW278 of No 217 Sqn, which were lost during an attack on enemy shipping off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

12-Feb

FYFE, DAVID YULE  (749346) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufort I, L9877 or AW278 of No 217 Sqn, which were lost during an attack on enemy shipping off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

HAMMERSLEY, BASIL WARWICK  (751236) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufort I, L9877 or AW278 of No 217 Sqn, which were lost during an attack on enemy shipping off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

McNEILL, THOMAS  (1355426) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufort I, L9877 or AW278 of No 217 Sqn, which were lost during an attack on enemy shipping off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

WILSON, JOHN ARTHUR  (749369) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufort I, L9877 or AW278 of No 217 Sqn, which were lost during an attack on enemy shipping off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

12-Feb

GOLDSMITH, HEDLEY ALBERT  (957745) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufort I, L9877 or AW278 of No 217 Sqn, which were lost during an attack on enemy shipping off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

12-Feb

EMMERTON, LESLIE ARCHIBALD  (102077) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BG693 of No 232 Sqn, which failed to return from an interception over P1.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Feb

PIKE, DENNIS ERLE  (106187) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AA727 of No 234 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Bf 109s during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

ANNAN, PETER ALEXANDER  (88675) RAFVR - age 25

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4731 of No 235 Sqn, which failed to return from and interception of the Shetlands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

MAYOR, HARRY  (980642) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4731 of No 235 Sqn, which failed to return from and interception of the Shetlands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

SMITH, ANDREW JOHN  (41072) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIA, BD821 of No 274 Sqn, which /flew into the sea whilst chasing a MC200.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Feb

VAN DER KUHLE, SVEN ERIK  (120061) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIA, DG616 of No 274 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by Bf 109s off Tobruk.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

12-Feb

LANGLEY, RUSSELL NORRIS  (R/62755) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8850 of No 287 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames at Upminster, Essex.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery.

12-Feb

CAWSEY, JOHN NICHOLSON  (J/6959) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD273 'C' of No 403 Sqn, which possibly collide with BL337 'K' of the same unit during an interception.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

GRAY, THOMAS ALEXANDER  (23244) RAF - age 39

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 404 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Feb

MARRIOTT, ROBERT PROCTOR  (1143666) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in died in York Military Hospital from injuries sustained when he walked into a revolving propeller whilst clearing snow at Pocklington the previous day. of No 405 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Sheffield (Shiregreen) Cemetery.

12-Feb

COWPERTHWAITE, LONSDALE  (J/3726) RCAF - age 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM598 of No 407 Sqn, which was shot down whilst attacking escort vessels during Operation 'Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

LISTER, JOHN ERNEST  (J/4706) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM598 of No 407 Sqn, which was shot down whilst attacking escort vessels during Operation 'Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

LENOVER, WILLIAM BEVERLEY  (R/83012) RCAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM598 of No 407 Sqn, which was shot down whilst attacking escort vessels during Operation 'Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

SPICER, HAROLD VICTOR  (J/15854) RCAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM712 of No 407 Sqn, which was lost whilst attacking escort vessels during Operation 'Fuller'.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

12-Feb

WALKER, STANLEY  (751643) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM712 of No 407 Sqn, which was lost whilst attacking escort vessels during Operation 'Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

JORDAN, NEVILLE FREDERICK  (904330) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM712 of No 407 Sqn, which was lost whilst attacking escort vessels during Operation 'Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

MURIS, ALAN FORSTER  (1001438) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM712 of No 407 Sqn, which was lost whilst attacking escort vessels during Operation 'Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

ANDERSON, WILLIAM ANDREW DFC (C/1099) RCAF - age 24

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM712 of No 407 Sqn, which was lost whilst attacking escort vessels during Operation 'Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

JONES, NORMAN JOHN  (818076) AuxAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 408 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

ANDERSON, HENRY GORDON  (J/6490) RCAF - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1091 VR-A of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

VEZINA, JOSEPH FERNAND PAUL  (R/62799) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1091 VR-A of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

REID, MAX ALFRED  (R/64381) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1091 VR-A of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

THOMAS, THOMAS JOSEPH  (R/67674) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1091 VR-A of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

WILLIAMSON, NEIL  (R/68142) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1091 VR-A of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

ROCHE, JOHN JOSEPH  (R/70049) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1091 VR-A of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

ARMSTRONG, GORDON KENNETH  (C/15020) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1146 VR-E of No 419 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

12-Feb

POIRIER, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (R/55385) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1146 VR-E of No 419 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

12-Feb

ROWSELL, HARRY  (798574) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1146 VR-E of No 419 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

LAING, RICHARD ARTHUR  (J/5334) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1146 VR-E of No 419 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

BOND, WALTER FREDERICK  (J/6155) RCAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1146 VR-E of No 419 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

ROSS, GODFREY HYDE STEWART  (R/76634) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1146 VR-E of No 419 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

HARRIS, GEORGE TAYLOR BERNAYS  (41406) RAF - age 28

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT134 PT-K of No 420 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

12-Feb

MILLER, HUBERT HARVEY  (J/4697) RCAF - age 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT134 PT-K of No 420 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

BRUNT, ARTHUR HAVELOCK  (553570) RAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT134 PT-K of No 420 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

12-Feb

ROTHERY, PERCY VERNON EDWIN (1058195) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT134 PT-K of No 420 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

12-Feb

FOWLER, EDWARD GRAHAM  (81397) RAFVR - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4400 PT-J of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

TOPPING, JOHN ROBERT DFM (103530) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4400 PT-J of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

MATE, THOMAS HENRY  (1050108) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4400 PT-J of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

ASHFIELD, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1160840) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4400 PT-J of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

PERRIN, WALTER EDWIN (84646) RAFVR - age 33

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1156 UB-F of No 455 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

SYMONS, EDWARD GRAHAM DE TWENEBROKE  (84907) RAFVR - age 34

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1156 UB-F of No 455 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

ABBOTT, ALEXANDER RICHARD  (404522) RNZAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1156 UB-F of No 455 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

TOMLINSON, RALPH EDWARD  (1253789) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1156 UB-F of No 455 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during 'Operation Fuller'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

ALLEN, GEORGE  (65576) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIA, Z2527 of No 605 Sqn, which was he abandoned after being shot down by fighters near Malta, but was not rescued.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

12-Feb

McCLEAN, NOEL  (938283) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BE222? of No 607 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Le Touquet.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

OMMANNEY, RUPERT JOHN  (742535) RAF - age 26

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BE476? of No 607 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Le Touquet.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

WALKER, EDWARD PRESTON  (997639) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BE498 of No 607 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Le Touquet.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

STAERCK, ERNEST JOHN  (110569) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BE670? of No 607 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Le Touquet.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

COCKBURN, PETER  (1382945) RAFVR - age 24

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V3906 of No 15 SFTS, which crashed after hitting HT cables near Bicester.  He is buried in Edinburgh (North Merchiston) Cemetery.

12-Feb

FALKINER, LEIGH BRERETON SADLEIR  (1384158) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V3906 of No 15 SFTS, which crashed after hitting HT cables near Bicester.  He is buried in Kidlington Burial Ground.

12-Feb

BLOWERS, BERNARD PAUL  (526774) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was serving with 151 MU at the time of his death and was possibly killed during attacks on the Empire Star.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Feb

BARLOW, ERIC JOSEPH NUTLEY LEIGHTON  (547349) RAF - age 22

AC1

He was serving with 151 MU at the time of his death and was possibly killed during attacks on the Empire Star.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Feb

FLETCHER, GEORGE EDGAR  (77932) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5806 of No 51 OTU, which dived into the ground at night near Ramsey St Mary's, Huntingdonshire.  He is buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery.

12-Feb

JONES, KEITH BARLOW  (1129687) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5806 of No 51 OTU, which dived into the ground at night near Ramsey St Mary's, Huntingdonshire.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

12-Feb

KAYE, CHARLES DAVID FEARNLEY  (110881) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston I, AE457 of No 51 OTU, which crashed on take-off at night Marston Park Farm, Cranfield.  He is buried in Llandyssiliogogo (SS. Tyssilio and Mark) Churchyard.

12-Feb

HARTLEY, CLIFFORD QUENTIN FISHER  (1220622) RAFVR - age 24

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, V3527 of No 6 SFTS, which spun into the ground at Windrush.  He is buried in Bitterne (Holy Saviour) Churchyard.

12-Feb

CORRIE, JOHN  (1027530) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, V3527 of No 6 SFTS, which spun into the ground at Windrush.  He is buried in Kendal (Parkside) Cemetery.

12-Feb

THOMAS, CYRIL  (1277171) RAFVR - age 18

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander III, P1719 of No 7 AGS, which flew into Kenfig Hill in Glamorgan.  He is buried in Mountain Ash (Maesyrarian) Cemetery.

12-Feb

ROFFEY, ALFRED VICTOR  (R/85664) RCAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander III, P1719 of No 7 AGS, which flew into Kenfig Hill in Glamorgan.  He is buried in Porthcawl Cemetery.

12-Feb

KNIGHT, FREDERICK GORDON  (1184262) RAFVR - age 29

AC1

He was serving at RAF Doncaster and was fatally injured when he was knocked down by a bus as he was walking back to the station on his return from leave in Bath .  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery.

12-Feb

HILL, LESLIE KENNETH  (1380430) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving at Kallang at the time of his death and was possibly killed during attacks on the Empire Star.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Feb

MAFFETT, JOHN FRANCIS  (25054) RAF - age 29

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4889 of the OADU, which is presumed to have been shot down by Bf 109s near Malta on a transit flight to Egypt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

SMITH, BRIAN BARKLEY  (400296) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4889 of the OADU, which is presumed to have been shot down by Bf 109s near Malta on a transit flight to Egypt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

SPRASON, HARRY KENNETH  (942383) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4889 of the OADU, which is presumed to have been shot down by Bf 109s near Malta on a transit flight to Egypt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Feb

CARDEN, PERCY THEODORE MC (72623) RAFVR - age 57

Flt Lt

He was serving as OC No 4 Wing, 10 SoTT, RAF Kirkham at the time of his death, which occurred in RAF Station Hospital, Kirkham, Lancs.  He is buried in Kirkham (St Michael) Churchyard and Extension.

12-Feb

ROSSITER, WALTER  (576400) RAF - age 18

AC2

He was serving at Singapore at the time of his death and was possibly killed during attacks on the Empire Star.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Feb

TOMKINSON, FRED  (1013110) RAFVR - age 26

AC2

He was travelling aboard the SS Empire Star at the time of his death, which was attacked and damaged by Japanese bomber in the Durian Strait during the evacuation of Singapore on 12 Feb 1942.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Feb

McDOWALL, ADAM RUTHERGLEN  (1052659) RAFVR - age 28

LAC

He was travelling aboard the SS Empire Star at the time of his death, which was attacked and damaged by Japanese bomber in the Durian Strait during the evacuation of Singapore on 12 Feb 1942.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Feb

BENSLEY, CHARLES BRIGHTMORE  (1160850) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was travelling aboard the SS Empire Star at the time of his death, which was attacked and damaged by Japanese bomber in the Durian Strait during the evacuation of Singapore on 12 Feb 1942.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Feb

HAYLEY, DOUGLAS ANDREW ROSS  (1380998) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was travelling aboard the SS Empire Star at the time of his death, which was attacked and damaged by Japanese bomber in the Durian Strait during the evacuation of Singapore on 12 Feb 1942.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

12-Feb

ANDERSON, ALEXANDER BAIN (1366081) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5346 of No 5 AOS, which crashed into a mountain at North Barrule on the Isle of Man during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery.

12-Feb

CARTER, WILLIAM EDWIN (657954) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5346 of No 5 AOS, which crashed into a mountain at North Barrule on the Isle of Man during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Budleigh Salterton Church Cemetery.

12-Feb

GRAVETT, LESLIE ERNEST  (1474544) 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 Sleaford.  He is buried in Mitcham (London Road) Cemetery.

12-Feb

OTTER, DENIS WILFRED  (1577520) RAFVR - age 18

AC2

He was serving at No 5 ITW at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Newton Abbott.  He is buried in Torquay Cemetery and Extension.

12-Feb

COOK, LESLIE  (1260328) RAFVR - age 30

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 Stroud.  He is buried in Whitchurch (St Mary) Churchyard, Glamorganshire.

 

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