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Casualties - 13 - 15 February 1942


13-Feb

MOORE, ARTHUR CHARLES  (746926) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland I, AR733 of No 69 Sqn, which was damaged in an attack by Bf 109s on its return from a patrol between Pantelleria and Cap Bon.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

13-Feb

WHIBLEY, LEONARD GARTH  (407565) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was died from wounds sustained whilst flying in Manchester I, L7387 of No 83 Sqn, which had suffered damage after being attacked by enemy fighters during 'Operation Fuller' the previous day.  He is buried in Hebburn Cemetery.

13-Feb

SANGERHAUS, HENRY WILLIAM  (777895) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AA921 of No 129 Sqn, which crashed on a sweep over France, possibly as a result of an oxygen failure.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

13-Feb

McINERNEY, THOMAS TAYLOR  (407273) RAAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, ? of No 211 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Banka Island having become separated from the formation in a tropical storm.  He is buried in Northern Territory Memorial.

13-Feb

ODDIE, NEVILLE HARGREAVES  (400541) RAAF - age 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9829? of No 211 Sqn, which crashed into a swamp 30 miles from P2 having become separated from the formation in a tropical storm  The wreck was not discovered for 25 years.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

13-Feb

MACKAY, GRAHAM GORDON  (404566) RAAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9829? of No 211 Sqn, which crashed into a swamp 30 miles from P2 having become separated from the formation in a tropical storm  The wreck was not discovered for 25 years.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

13-Feb

PAYNE, JOSEPH HENRY  (406150) RAAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9829? of No 211 Sqn, which crashed into a swamp 30 miles from P2 having become separated from the formation in a tropical storm  The wreck was not discovered for 25 years.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

13-Feb

WEEKS, RONALD NICHOLSON  (64933) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane II, Z4426 of No 274 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Tobruk.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

13-Feb

SCHULTZ, HAROLD HENRY  (404859) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V8993 of No 279 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR patrol over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Feb

REDHEAD, JOHN HENRY FRED  (964416) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V8993 of No 279 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR patrol over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Feb

GARRARD, GEORGE ROBERT MAURICE  (1209174) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V8993 of No 279 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR patrol over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Feb

LOGAN, JOHN  (403165) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V8993 of No 279 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR patrol over the North Sea.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery.

13-Feb

SKROUBA Jozef (P.0827) PAF - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, R2446  of No 307 Sqn, which crashed when both engines cut on the approach to Exeter after a 3 hour 50 min GCI exercise.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

13-Feb

KUREK Zdzislaw (P.1039) PAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, R2446  of No 307 Sqn, which crashed when both engines cut on the approach to Exeter after a 3 hour 50 min GCI exercise.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

13-Feb

MUSIAL Jan Wladyslaw (P.782995) PAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire Vb, AB825  of No 316 Sqn, which collided with AB835 of the same unit and crashed near Maidstone during a shipping recce off Ostend.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery.

13-Feb

MITCHELL, JOHN LEWIS  (R/71684) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD195 of No 411 Sqn, which ditched off Dover after being hit by flak during an anti-shipping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Feb

KELLY, WILLIAM LEONARD  (1000480) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I AD783 UB-V of No 455 Sqn, which crashed at Eagle near Lincoln having returned early from a Gardening sortie following an engine failure.  He is buried in Ashton-in-Makerfield (St Thomas) Churchyard.

13-Feb

METCALFE, GEORGE ARTHUR  (1375863) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I AD783 UB-V of No 455 Sqn, which crashed at Eagle near Lincoln having returned early from a Gardening sortie following an engine failure.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex.

13-Feb

KENNEDY, JOHN BERNARD  (402874) RNZAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I AD783 UB-V of No 455 Sqn, which crashed at Eagle near Lincoln having returned early from a Gardening sortie following an engine failure.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

13-Feb

HOPWOOD, VERNER JAMES  (778346) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I AD783 UB-V of No 455 Sqn, which crashed at Eagle near Lincoln having returned early from a Gardening sortie following an engine failure.  He is buried in Thurlby (St Germain) Churchyard.

13-Feb

McDONNELL, ANGUS JOHN  (101020) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Airacobra I, AH602 of No 601 Sqn, which crashed into the River Ouse.  He is buried in Kirkby Wharfe (St John the Baptist) Churchyard Extension.

13-Feb

NIGHTINGALE, WILLIAM JACK OWEN  (905538) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6033 of No 614 Sqn, which he was drowned when the aircraft crashed into the sea on take-off following an engine failure.  He is buried in Compton (All Saints) Churchyard.

13-Feb

KESSACK, ALEXANDER  (535971) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He had been a member of No 1 Armoured Car Company, which had been captured following an action at Antelat in January.  Unfortunately he was killed when the ship, the Ariosto, on which he was travelling was sunk by the actions of FAA  Albacores and the RN submarine P-38.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13-Feb

COOK, STANLEY  (611018) RAF - age 27

LAC

He had been a member of No 1 Armoured Car Company, and had been captured following an action at Antelat in January.  Unfortunately he was killed when the ship, the Ariosto, on which he was travelling was sunk by the actions of FAA  Albacores and the RN submarine P-38.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13-Feb

MULLIKEN, ANTHONY MORRIS  (34086) RAFO - age Unknown

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in of No 1 Arm Div AHQ WD, which .  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

13-Feb

HOBSON, JOHN BRIAN  (1060473) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He possibly died from injuries sustained on 10 Feb 1942 whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK794 of No 107 MU, which crashed near Kasfereet after control was lost in a turn at low level.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

13-Feb

SHROPSHIRE, GEORGE THOMAS  (522538) RAF - age 24

Cpl

He was serving with No 14 Wireless (Observer) Unit and had possibly been captured in the fighting in the Western Desert .  He may been killed when the ship, the Ariosto, on which he was travelling was sunk by the actions of FAA  Albacores and the RN submarine P-38.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13-Feb

JEWITT, JOHN HENRY  (640262) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 14 Wireless (Observer) Unit and had possibly been captured in the fighting in the Western Desert .  He may been killed when the ship, the Ariosto, on which he was travelling was sunk by the actions of FAA  Albacores and the RN submarine P-38.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13-Feb

ELWARD, JOHN VIVLAN  (536267) RAF - age Unknown

Cpl

He was serving with No 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.

13-Feb

HIMELSTAUB, MAIER BEN  (1383614) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 2 BFTS and was killed when he was struck by AT6, '201' as he walked along the runway at Lancaster, California.  He is buried in Lancaster Cemetery, California.

13-Feb

ADLAM, ALFRED ERNEST  (655481) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1062 SJ-L of No 21 OTU, which crashed near Wellesbourne Mountford during a training flight.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

13-Feb

CARTWRIGHT, EDWARD THOMAS ALBERT  (655428) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1062 SJ-L of No 21 OTU, which crashed near Wellesbourne Mountford during a training flight.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery.

13-Feb

ATKINSON, DOUGLAS BELL  (1325633) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1062 SJ-L of No 21 OTU, which crashed near Wellesbourne Mountford during a training flight.  He is buried in Whitley Bay (Hartley South) Cemetery.

13-Feb

FOX, JACK ARTHUR  (1333347) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, AS478 of No 34 SFTS, which .  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery.

13-Feb

COLEMAN, DOUGLAS ERNEST CHARLES  (112004) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6892 of No 57 OTU, which caught fire and crashed near Queensferry, Cheshire.  He is buried in Hawarden Cemetery.

13-Feb

NELSON, GEORGE FREDERICK  (1036427) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

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

13-Feb

WARDALE, ARTHUR  (1379138) RAFVR - age 31

AC1

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

13-Feb

GOON SEN TOONG  (785698) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

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

13-Feb

GOACHER, RONALD  (924912) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

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

13-Feb

MORRISON, SAMUEL  (1231102) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

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

13-Feb

MATTHEWS, STANLEY WILLIAM  (924106) RAFVR - age 27

AC1

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.

13-Feb

TORY, FREDA  (450985) WAAF - age 21

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 Watford.  She is buried in Kempston Cemetery.

13-Feb

READ, RONALD EDWARD MONS  (1159349) RAFVR - age 27

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 Brighton.  He is buried in Portslade Cemetery.

13-Feb

CUMMINS, ETHEL  (2092316) 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 Fylde.  She is buried in Walker (Christ Church) Churchyard.

14-Feb

WINTER, JAMES  (1018273) RAFVR - age 28

AC1

He was serving with No 23 Sqn at the time of his death, c  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery.

14-Feb

JOHNSON, RICHARD ARTHUR CHAFFEN  (100543) RAFVR - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, AE592 or ? of No 62 Sqn, which were shot down by A6Ms whilst attacking Japanese shipping.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

ROBINSON, JOHN STEWART  (89831) RAFVR - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in either Hudson III, AE592 or ? of No 62 Sqn, which were shot down by A6Ms whilst attacking Japanese shipping.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

TEMPLETON, WILLIAM  (745908) RAFVR - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, AE592 or ? of No 62 Sqn, which were shot down by A6Ms whilst attacking Japanese shipping.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

ROBERTSON, JAMES  (751555) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, AE592 or ? of No 62 Sqn, which were shot down by A6Ms whilst attacking Japanese shipping.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

BARKER, RONALD FREDERICK  (759017) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, AE592 or ? of No 62 Sqn, which were shot down by A6Ms whilst attacking Japanese shipping.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

POOLE, GEOFFREY  (955799) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, AE592 or ? of No 62 Sqn, which were shot down by A6Ms whilst attacking Japanese shipping.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

HARVEY, COLIN WILLIAM  (966005) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, AE592 or ? of No 62 Sqn, which were shot down by A6Ms whilst attacking Japanese shipping.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

GUTERSOHN, GORDON CHARLES WAGER  (968251) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, AE592 or ? of No 62 Sqn, which were shot down by A6Ms whilst attacking Japanese shipping.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

METCALFE, GEORGE SAVORY  (1014918) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3212 of No 116 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Greenford in Middlesex.  He is buried in Durham (St Margaret) Churchyard Extension.

14-Feb

ATTWOOD, BRIAN ARTHUR BLAKE DFC (84985) RAFVR - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, Z4772 of No 208 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly fire shortly after taking off.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Feb

RATCLIFFE, LESLIE  (564972) RAF - age 27

Sgt

He was serving with No 232 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

DUFF, JOSEPH  (1366743) RAFVR - age 31

AC2

He was serving with No 232 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

WRIGHT, HAROLD LEWIS  (80597) RAFVR - age 33

Fg Off

He was serving with No 232 Sqn and was killed by Japanese fire whilst trying to rescue an airman trapped underneath an overturned fuel bowser.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

KILPATRICK, HUGH  (1113156) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in was trapped under an overturned fuel bowser whilst evacuating the airfield at P1.  He could not be rescued and was given a double dose of morphine by a medical orderly rather then be captured by the Japanese. of No 232 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

CHALMERS, WILLIAM  (537913) RAF - age 24

Cpl

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

WILLS, FRANK DENZIL  (915548) RAFVR - age 24

LAC

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

DUNCAN, KEITH PRESGRAVE  (927951) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

HORTON, ALBERT WILLIAM  (956147) RAFVR - age Unknown

Cpl

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

STEPHENS, REGINALD GWYNNE  (1067937) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

HUGHES, WILLIAM ALBERT  (1185203) RAFVR - age 29

LAC

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

CLAMPIN, SPENCER CHARLES  (1284112) RAFVR - age 29

AC2

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

DIMON, DONALD WILLIAM  (1285998) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

DAVIS, THOMAS EDWARD  (1375889) RAFVR - age 29

AC2

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

RYALL, COLIN FRANK  (971046) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

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.

14-Feb

CHILDS, STANLEY THOMAS  (365210) RAF - age 36

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 258 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

ADAMS, JAMES  (1066083) RAFVR - age 32

AC1

He was serving with No 258 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

BRIGHT, WILLIAM JOHN  (1379575) RAFVR - age 33

AC4

He was serving with No 258 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

OSMENT, JOHN THOMAS  (1250418) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was serving with No 261 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

FERIC Miroslaw (P.1387) PAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL432 'K' of No 303 Sqn, which spun into a runway at Northolt after it broke up in the air, he attempted to abandon the aircraft but failed.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery.

14-Feb

MAKSYMOWICZ-RACZYNSKI Stefan (P.1279) PAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, R2445  of No 307 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames at Exeter after the wing clipped a tree during a low level pass.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

14-Feb

KREDBA, MIROSLAV  (81895) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD414 of No 310 Sqn, which crashed on taking off from Perranporth.  He is buried in Illogan (St Illogan) Churchyard.

14-Feb

JAMES, HAROLD VINCENT  (544822) RAF - age 34

Cpl

He was serving with No 605 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

PERKS, ALFRED ARTHUR  (805493) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was serving with No 605 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

BROADMORE, JACK ALFRED  (805521) AuxAF - age 24

LAC

He was serving with No 605 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

HALL, FRANK HERBERT  (1311294) RAFVR - age 32

AC1

He was serving with No 605 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

SULLIVAN, CHARLES JOHN  (1293472) RAFVR - age 25

AC2

He was serving with No 629 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

ATKINS, AUBREY RICHARD  (1316067) RAFVR - age 24

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT13A, 41-1652 of No 1 BFTS, which crashed near Terrell during a night flying sortie.  He is buried in Terrell (Oakland) Memorial Park..

14-Feb

RICHARDSON, FREDERICK BURNS  (41997) RNZAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1027 of No 12 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames after hitting a tree on an overshoot at Stratford as the result of faulty throttle handling at the end of a night training exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

14-Feb

REENBERG, JOHN REGINALD  (404944) RNZAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1027 of No 12 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames after hitting a tree on an overshoot at Stratford as the result of faulty throttle handling at the end of a night training exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

14-Feb

SINCLAIR, WILBERT LOME  (R/78077) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1027 of No 12 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames after hitting a tree on an overshoot at Stratford as the result of faulty throttle handling at the end of a night training exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

14-Feb

DUKE, GILBERT NOEL  (1063676) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1027 of No 12 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames after hitting a tree on an overshoot at Stratford as the result of faulty throttle handling at the end of a night training exercise.  He is buried in Knocknamuckley (St Matthias) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

14-Feb

WALSH, WILFRID  (1360278) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1027 of No 12 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames after hitting a tree on an overshoot at Stratford as the result of faulty throttle handling at the end of a night training exercise.  He is buried in Manchester (Gorton) Cemetery.

14-Feb

LEACH, JAMES WALTER  (1392375) RAFVR - age 31

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, N4801 of No 15 SFTS, which flew into ground 3 miles S of Kidlington on 13/2/42 .  He is buried in Kidlington Burial Ground.

14-Feb

HODGE, WILLIAM JOHN  (R/75663) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2081 of No 16 OTU, which crashed after flying into trees near Chipping Warden during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

14-Feb

VIAU, JOSEPH RENE  (R/86125) RCAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2081 of No 16 OTU, which crashed after flying into trees near Chipping Warden during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

14-Feb

KNAPP, ANTHONY JOHN  (1356410) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4823 of No 2 (C) OTU, which ditched in the North Sea off Atwick in East Yorkshire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Feb

BAKER, NORMAN FREDERICK  (1063133) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was serving with No 2 MU at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

CHESSON, ROBERT FRANK  (1280173) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 2 MU at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

AUSTIN, JACK  (1400348) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving with No 2 MU at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

WRAY, PERCY  (1071648) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Dominie I, R5927 of No 2 Signals School, which crashed after hitting a balloon barrage near Horton, Buckinghamshire.  He is buried in Batley Cemetery.

14-Feb

HORWOOD, KENNETH BERTIE  (638404) RAF - age 22

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Dominie I, R5927 of No 2 Signals School, which crashed after hitting a balloon barrage near Horton, Buckinghamshire.  He is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery.

14-Feb

WOOD, JAMES DOUGLAS  (926921) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Dominie I, R5927 of No 2 Signals School, which crashed after hitting a balloon barrage near Horton, Buckinghamshire.  He is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery.

14-Feb

WILLIAMS, JOHN CLIFFORD  (1117980) RAFVR - age 28

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Dominie I, R5927 of No 2 Signals School, which crashed after hitting a balloon barrage near Horton, Buckinghamshire.  He is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery.

14-Feb

SANDERS, ALBERT HORACE  (42469) RAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dominie I, R5927 of No 2 Signals School, which crashed after hitting a balloon barrage near Horton, Buckinghamshire.  He is buried in Islington Cemetery and Crematorium.

14-Feb

OLIVER, KENNETH IVAN  (1380981) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Dominie I, R5927 of No 2 Signals School, which crashed after hitting a balloon barrage near Horton, Buckinghamshire.  He is buried in Stevenage (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

14-Feb

EVERETT, GEORGE LEONARD  (1286685) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 2? MU at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

WITTER, ARTHUR SIDNEY  (108009) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2825 of No 20 OTU, which flew into a hill near Rothes following an engine failure on night flying practice exercise.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

14-Feb

COBB, REGINALD ERNEST  (46701) RAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2825 of No 20 OTU, which flew into a hill near Rothes following an engine failure on night flying practice exercise.  He is buried in France Lynch (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

14-Feb

CLARK, HENRY  (1015524) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2825 of No 20 OTU, which flew into a hill near Rothes following an engine failure on night flying practice exercise.  He is buried in Lancaster (Scotforth) Cemetery.

14-Feb

GOLDIE, JOHN HUNTER  (400344) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2825 of No 20 OTU, which flew into a hill near Rothes following an engine failure on night flying practice exercise.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground.

14-Feb

BISHOP, JACK  (407283) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2825 of No 20 OTU, which flew into a hill near Rothes following an engine failure on night flying practice exercise.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground.

14-Feb

ASHLEY COOPER, THOMAS GEORGE DUNCAN  (116290) RAFVR - age 34

Fg Off

He was serving at 224 Grp HQ at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

DOWSE, ALBERT JAMES  (757017) RAFVR - age 26

LAC

He was serving with No 243 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

UNDERWOOD, ALFRED  (1009648) RAFVR - age 25

AC1

He was serving with No 243 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

OWEN, LESLIE WILLIAM  (1054275) RAFVR - age 25

AC1

He was serving with No 243 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

HICKEY, BERNARD  (1112895) RAFVR - age 28

AC1

He was serving with No 243 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

PYKE, STANLEY STEWART  (550881) RAF - age 22

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in drowned when the SS Tien Kwang on which he was attempting to escape from Singapore was sunk by Japanese aircraft. of No 250 AMES, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

LEWIS, ERIC  (613639) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 250 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

WATKINSON, REGINALD  (1009915) RAFVR - age 25

LAC

He was serving with No 250 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

MORRILL, WALTER ERNEST  (941184) RAFVR - age 24

AC1

He was serving with No 307 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

ARDERN, ALFRED  (985471) RAFVR - age 22

Cpl

He was serving with No 307 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

DOLMAN, JAMES HEBER  (1177613) RAFVR - age 29

AC1

He was serving with No 307 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

EVANS, JOHN HENRY  (913239) RAFVR - age 24

AC1

He was serving with No 4 ACCU at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

BOWEN, THOMAS BRENDAN  (1255228) RAFVR - age 33

AC3

He was serving with No 511 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

WHITE, THOMAS RODEN  (77510) RAFVR - age 35

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 518 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

STOCK, ARTHUR  (1100024) RAFVR - age 27

LAC

He was serving with No 518 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

BLOW, DONALD EDWIN (1259149) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 518 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

SCOTT, CLIFFORD JAMES  (R/88662) RCAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, AE976 of No 55 OTU, which crashed near Tudhoe Colliery, County Durham after colliding with Hurricane V6955.  He is buried in Hylton (Castletown) Cemetery.

14-Feb

PORTER, JOHN  (656765) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6955 of No 55 OTU, which crashed near Tudhoe Colliery, County Durham after colliding with Hurricane AE976.  He is buried in Brandon (St John) Church Cemetery.

14-Feb

SHAW, CHARLES CECIL  (413130) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, N3829 of No 6 SFTS, which dived into the ground at Croome Court during a mock attack o n a Tiger Moth.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

14-Feb

WALTERS, VERNON ALFRED  (413161) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, N3829 of No 6 SFTS, which dived into the ground at Croome Court during a mock attack o n a Tiger Moth.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

14-Feb

HANCOCK, OTHO LEWIS  (60856) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was serving at AHQ FE at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

TONGUE, EDWIN MM (116822) RAFVR - age 43

Fg Off

He was serving at AHQ FE at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

ADAMS, LAURENCE CAREY  (571321) RAF - age 20

Cpl

He was serving at AHQ FE at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

MOTTRAM, ERNEST WILLIAM  (412722) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in was in hospital suffering from a kidney ailment and presumed to have died or been killed in Japanese custody. of No Alexandra Military Hospital, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

BOTTING, ARTHUR FRANCIS  (1304692) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was serving at Alor Star at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

SUMNER, EDWARD  (1128974) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving at D/T at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

TILL, EDWARD STRACEY  (60942) RAFVR - age 39

Fg Off

He was serving with the Filter Flt, Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

SMITH, FREDERICK DICKENS JOHN  (610526) RAF - age 30

LAC

He was serving with the Filter Flt, Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

SCHOFIELD, HARRY  (615243) RAF - age 23

Cpl

He was serving with the Filter Flt, Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

HALL, KENNETH BLAIR  (630353) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with the Filter Flt, Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

DODD, JAMES WILLIAM  (632100) RAF - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with the Filter Flt, Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

GREY, FERNLEY WILLIAM  (977926) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with the Filter Flt, Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

EVANS, JOHN  (982547) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with the Filter Flt, Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

BLACK, ROBERT  (991147) RAFVR - age 23

LAC

He was serving with the Filter Flt, Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

HOOD, JAMES WILLIAM  (1077182) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving with the Filter Flt, Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

ADAM, WILLIAM  (1136957) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with the Filter Flt, Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

REYNOLDS, HERBERT  (1169152) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with the Filter Flt, Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

TUTHILL, DAVID HENRY CLARENCE  (1241343) RAFVR - age 29

AC1

He was serving with the Filter Flt, Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

WEBSTER, HEDLEY WILLIAM BENJAMIN (1191273) RAFVR - age 30

AC1

He was serving with the HMT Ying Pin at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

TAYLOR, ALFRED  (643307) RAF - age 23

LAC

He was serving at Ipoh at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

JAMES, JOHN DAVID LESLIE  (550248) RAF - age Unknown

Cpl

He had been serving at RAF Kai Tak but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in Hong Kong.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery.

14-Feb

CHIGNELL, ROBERT ALEXANDER  (24171) RAF - age 36

Wg Cdr

He was serving aboard HSL 105 at the time of his death and was killed by a shell splinter when the vessel was attacked by Japanese aircraft.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

DAVIES, RONALD NOEL  (618793) RAF - age 33

Cpl

He was serving at Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

SPRINGALL, VICTOR STEPHEN  (907918) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was serving at Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

LIGHTOWLER, GERARD  (976566) RAF - age 25

LAC

He was serving at Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

THOMSON, JOHN  (982191) RAFVR - age 24

LAC

He was serving at Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

SHEARER, GEORGE  (1126378) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was serving at Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

LINCOLN, REGINALD ERNEST  (1286535) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving at Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

ROUND, OLAF ALFRED  (1359997) RAFVR - age 31

AC1

He was serving at Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

McDONALD, IAN ALLAN ROGERS  (412243) RNZAF - age 31

Sgt

He was on board the Li Wo at the time of his death, which was sunk en-route to Batavia following an engagement with ships in a Japanese convoy.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

KAMIN HASAN  (785833) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

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

14-Feb

THOMAS, RICHARD MANSEL  (1262124) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with MU FE at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

NOBLE, JAMES ROBERT  (616255) RAF - age 20

AC1

He was serving with RIMU at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

AVIS, FRANK  (1074066) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with RIMU at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

DUFF, HECTOR ANTHONY CAMPBELL  (538092) RAF - age 24

LAC

He was serving at Seletar at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

LEES, JOHN  (1075362) RAFVR - age 32

AC2

He was serving at Seletar at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

SIMPSON, CYRIL  (1166618) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was serving at Seletar at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

HOLLAND, JOHN  (1273718) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving at Seletar at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

BENNIE, WILLIAM PRETSELL  (530232) RAF - age 25

LAC

He was serving at Singapore at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

HULTQUIST, ERNEST THEODORE  (1075828) RAFVR - age 36

AC1

He was travelling aboard the SS Derrymore at the time of his death, which was torpedoed en-route to Batavia.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

HARRISON, AUBREY WILLIAM  (534929) RAF - age 23

LAC

He was serving at Sungai Patani at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

WHITFORD, ALBERT  (943495) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was serving at Sungei Pantani at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

VARLEY, JACK KENNETH  (1216911) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving at Sungei Pantani at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

STOTT, JOHN  (1018854) RAFVR - age 32

AC1

He was serving in the Far East at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

14-Feb

GLENDINNING, ALEXANDER  (87519) RAFVR - age 37

Flt Lt

He was serving in the Far East at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

NEAL, GEORGE  (922771) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving in the Far East at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

WILSON, WILLIAM LEONARD  (928855) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was serving in the Far East at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

WHALLEY, RONALD  (975753) RAFVR - age 24

LAC

He was serving in the Far East at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

KNIGHT, HAROLD EDGAR  (1179850) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving in the Far East at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

TYRRELL, CLAUDE DAVID  (1206675) RAFVR - age 35

AC1

He was serving in the Far East at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

McCARTHY, JOSEPH ANTHONY  (1306757) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was serving in the Far East at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the fighting around Palembang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

14-Feb

BURTON, HAZEL  (448518) WAAF - age 20

LACW

She was serving in the UK and died in hospital, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  Her death was registered in Carmarthan.  She is buried in Barry (Merthyr Dyfan) Burial Ground.

14-Feb

ZOLKOWSKI, ANTHONY JOSEPH ROLAND  (1610341) 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 Fylde.  He is buried in Blackpool Cemetery.

14-Feb

WILDING, WILLIAM JOHN  (1507304) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died in hospital, after a short illness.  His death was registered in Flyde.  He is buried in Chester (Overleigh) Cemetery.

15-Feb

HUTCHINSON, WILLIAM  (942809) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III. X3398 of No 9 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Clacton during a training flight.  He is buried in Honington (All Saints) Churchyard, Suffolk.

15-Feb

DALGLIESH, JOHN WILSON  (1005336) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III. X3398 of No 9 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Clacton during a training flight.  He is buried in Mauchline Cemetery.

15-Feb

COULSON, FREDERICK ERNEST  (920313) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III. X3398 of No 9 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Clacton during a training flight.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Milton) Cemetery.

15-Feb

BROWN, HEDLEY  (643275) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III. X3398 of No 9 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Clacton during a training flight.  He is buried in St Endellion (St Endellienta) Churchyard.

15-Feb

HICKS, FRANCIS JOHN  (534619) RAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1258 of No 27 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on Japanese invasion forces in the Banka Strait.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

15-Feb

WILLMOTT, RONALD LESLIE  (580563) RAF - age 27

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1258 of No 27 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on Japanese invasion forces in the Banka Strait.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

15-Feb

STAFFORD, SIDNEY HORACE  (581076) RAF - age 24

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1258 of No 27 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on Japanese invasion forces in the Banka Strait.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

15-Feb

MATTHEWS, ROBERT HENRY PARDOE  (1259647) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was serving with No 34 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

WEBB, JOHN ALBERT  (333979) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 40 Sqn and was killed when the aircraft he was running up was destroyed in a bombing raid on Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

15-Feb

KEMP, ROBERT WATSON  (1116632) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 60 Sqn and was possibly killed by a bomb dropped on the Regent Cinema in Valetta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

15-Feb

OLIVER, HENRY ALAN  (551534) RAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, K7173 (27 Sqn) of No 62 Sqn, which was killed when the aircraft crashed into the Moesi River on its return from a strike against invasion forces in the Banka Strait.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

MASON, ERNEST MITCHELSON DFC (40734) RAF - age 28

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk, AK807 of No 94 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 whilst strafing the airfield at Martuba.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Feb

MARSHALL, JOHN ROBERT VERNALL  (100568) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk, AK858 of No 94 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 whilst strafing the airfield at Martuba.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Feb

WEIGHTMAN, EDWARD  (754942) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk, AK733 of No 94 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 whilst strafing the airfield at Martuba.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Feb

BELCHER, CHARLES LLWYD  (1165228) RAFVR - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk, AK601 of No 94 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 whilst strafing the airfield at Martuba.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Feb

SOOTHILL, PHILIP LIONEL  (100571) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8448 of No 152 Sqn, which crash landed at Eglinton.  He is buried in Faughanvale (St Canice) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

15-Feb

HANDFIELD, PETER PAUL EARDLEY TATHAM  (402181) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland I, AR725 of No 203 Sqn, which failed to arrive at Malta on a transit flight from LG 39.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Feb

HOLLOWAY, EDWIN GEORGE  (404105) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland I, AR725 of No 203 Sqn, which failed to arrive at Malta on a transit flight from LG 39.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Feb

CHECKLEY, JACK ERNEST  (644663) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland I, AR725 of No 203 Sqn, which failed to arrive at Malta on a transit flight from LG 39.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Feb

WELSH, JAMES RICHARD  (920447) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland I, AR725 of No 203 Sqn, which failed to arrive at Malta on a transit flight from LG 39.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Feb

DOUGLAS, WILFRED STANISLAUS  (1325396) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 224 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

GUY, CLIFFORD WILLIAM  (1165265) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 242 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

STACEY, BERNARD FREDERICK  (101225) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

CHECKETTS, CECIL WALTER  (952844) RAFVR - age 24

LAC

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

SPARKES, ARTHUR HENRY FRANCIS  (957096) RAFVR - age 23

Cpl

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

VAUX, ROBERT NORMAN  (970332) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

KINNAIR, JOHN  (998121) RAFVR - age 28

AC1

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

DOUGALL, THOMAS  (1101967) RAFVR - age 29

AC1

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

LUCAS, VICTOR WILLIAM  (1128260) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

MUNRO, ALAN JOSEPH  (1175857) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

TITLEY, ARTHUR  (1177615) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

YARDLEY, HERBERT LAWRENCE  (1180663) RAFVR - age 25

LAC

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

EVANS, JAMES STANLEY  (1262829) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

UNDERWOOD, ERNEST ROBSON  (1379081) RAFVR - age 31

LAC

He was serving with No 243 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

MULHOLLAND, CLIVE HERBERT  (403972) RNZAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4651 'C' of No 252 Sqn, which was shot down shortly after leaving Malta to return to Egypt.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Feb

JACKSON, GRANVILLE ANDREW  (R/67628) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4830 'F' of No 252 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 on a transit flight from Malta to Egypt.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Feb

DAY, ARTHUR SIDNEY  (1124108) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4651 or T4830 of No 252 Sqn, which were shot down shortly after leaving Malta to return to Egypt.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.l.

15-Feb

GORMAN, HENRY  (1113162) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4651 or T4830 of No 252 Sqn, which were shot down shortly after leaving Malta to return to Egypt.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Feb

KEANE, DANIEL FRANCIS  (922342) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4651 or T4830 of No 252 Sqn, which were shot down shortly after leaving Malta to return to Egypt.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Feb

LARGENT, ALAN ALFRED  (992849) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4651 or T4830 of No 252 Sqn, which were shot down shortly after leaving Malta to return to Egypt.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Feb

SLATER, KENNETH BLUNDELL  (1110976) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was serving with No 258 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

HARPER, FRANCIS GILBERT  (404664) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, of No 452 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by Bf 109s off Cap Griz Nez.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Feb

LOWE, PETER WILLIAM  (101018) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, BG755 of No 605 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by Bf 109s of Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Feb

KELLY, WILLIAM  (643047) RAF - age 21

Cpl

He was serving with No 605 Sqn at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

15-Feb

DAVIES, ALBERT ROY  (1225097) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

He was serving with No 911 Sqn, at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He probably died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford as his death was registered in Wenlock.  He is buried in Barry (Merthyr Dyfan) Burial Ground.

15-Feb

McBRIDE, JOHN ROBERT  (538895) RAF - age 27

Sgt

He was serving with No 151 MU at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

BOUCKLEY, HAROLD JOHN  (959911) RAFVR - age 24

AC5

He was serving with No 151 MU at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

DAVIES, DIGBY CHARLES  (1159060) RAFVR - age 25

AC1

He was serving with No 234 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

BARKER, ERIC ERNEST  (646513) RAFVR - age 20

Cpl

He was serving with No 243 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

BLANCHARD, RAMON KEITH  (952856) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 243 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

BINGHAM, WILLIAM ALFRED  (956494) RAFVR - age 25

LAC

He was serving with No 243 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

WILDMAN, CYRIL  (545204) RAF - age 21

Cpl

He was serving with No 250 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

RICHARDS, REGINALD GORDON  (635445) RAF - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 250 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

BLAIR, CHARLES  (1002683) RAFVR - age 29

LAC

He was serving with No 250 AMES at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

HEK, ALFRED EDWARD  (83692) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 45 Air School and it is presumed he drowned after getting into difficulties whilst bathing in the sea at The Great Brak River.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Feb

MacKENZIE, JAMES FRASER  (948362) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander III, T1744 of No 8 AGS, which dived into ground near Tain.  He is buried in Kilmorack New Cemetery.

15-Feb

DAVIS, JAMES ALBERT  (R/82184) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander III, T1744 of No 8 AGS, which dived into ground near Tain.  He is buried in Kiltearn Parish Churchyard.

15-Feb

SWIFT, SYDNEY TOLSON  (638121) RAF - age 25

LAC

He was serving at the Air Depot Far East at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

GRIFFITHS, EUSTATIUS WILLIAM BARTON MB, ChB, FRCS(E), DOMS (23103) RAFO - age 38

Sqn Ldr

He was serving at the Alexandra Military Hospital and was murdered by the Japanese following the fall of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

LAMONT, DANIEL  (632213) RAF - age 23

LAC

He was serving with the Filter Flt, Kallang and probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

KNOTT, DENNIS GEORGE FREDERICK  (926359) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was serving with the Filter Flt, Kallang and probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

EMERY, FRANCIS RONALD  (1053493) RAFVR - age 29

LAC

He was serving with the Filter Flt, Kallang and probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

FRANCIS, HAROLD JOHN MONEY  (1205964) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with the Filter Flt, Kallang and probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

BULLOCK, REGINALD CLIFFORD A.  (1285897) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with the Filter Flt, Kallang and probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

ABDUL LATIF BIN AHMAD  (785921) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

LEE PAK SAN  (786090) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

LIM HONG CHUAN  (785645) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

LIM SHEK KANG  (785822) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

MUHAMMAD YUNIS BIN MARICAN  (785770) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

MUSTAFA BIN ABDULLAH  (786096) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

ONG CHENG YEOK  (785565) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

PETER LIM  (785883) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

RAGHBIR SINGH SODHI  (785948) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

RAJU VICTOR SAUTHANA  (785782) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

RAMASWAMI ARUNASALAM  (785834) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

ALI BIN SHEIKH IBRAHIM  (786091) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

SAMUEL CAN  (785939) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

SANGARA PILLAI KENDIAH  (785851) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

TAI SENG LEONG  (785528) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

TAY CHENG HOCK  (785571) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

VASUDEV PANAVILAKAM  (785824) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

WEE WONG HANG  (785946) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

YEOH LYE HOCK  (786266) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

NIG ENG SENG  (785944) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

BABA BIN DOLLAH  (786013) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

CHANDRAN VALIATHODIGIL  (785923) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

CHEONG YONG KWAN  (785510) RAF - age Unknown

Cpl

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

CHUA CHENG SWEE  (785926) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

CHUA ENG KIAT  (786094) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

JOHARI BIN MUHAMMAD WAHI  (785586) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

LEE KHUAY SENG  (785940) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was possibly serving with the Ground Defence Unit at P1? and was killed during the Japanese attack on the airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

THOMPSON, REGINALD  (926847) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving at Ipoh at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

MALONE, THOMAS CHRISTOPHER  (635181) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving at Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

SHUBROOK, LEONARD  (644613) RAF - age 23

AC1

He was serving at Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

WILSON, BENJAMIN (954701) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving at Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

MILNE, JOHN  (1016606) RAFVR - age 30

LAC

He was serving at Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

WILLIAMS, JOSEPH  (1086473) RAFVR - age 29

AC1

He was serving at Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

CRICHTON, WILLIAM GRAY  (1103609) RAFVR - age 29

AC1

He was serving at Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

ROBINSON, ARTHUR THOMAS MEANWELL  (1167696) RAFVR - age 29

AC1

He was serving at Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

TYRRELL, MERVYN GUY  (1186330) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving at Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

LOOBY, JOHN  (1256476) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving at Kallang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

McCRINDLE, JOHN  (702539) RAF - age 23

LAC

He was serving at Kluang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

THORPE, JAMES WILLIAM  (539848) RAF - age 22

Cpl

He was serving at Kota Bharu at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

WILLIAMS, JOSEPH CHARLES  (615449) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was serving at Kuantan at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

SINGER, GORDON FREDERICK KENNETH  (523138) RAF - age Unknown

Cpl

He was serving at Luqa at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained .  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

15-Feb

TALBOT, STEPHEN JOHN  (576850) RAF - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving at Palembang at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

RUTHERFORD, GORDON  (45252) RAF - age 30

Fg Off

He was serving at Seletar at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

WOOD, JAMES  (1106457) RAFVR - age 22

AC1

He was serving at Seletar at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

SHARP, ALBERT  (654246) RAF - age 19

AC2

He was serving at Singapore at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

MIDDLETON, CHARLES  (618585) RAF - age 22

AC1

He was serving in the Far East at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

PEREIRA, MALCOLM  (785917) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving in the Far East at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

CROWTHER, CRIGHTON JOHN  (786095) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving in the Far East at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

GEORGE, WILLIAM DENIS  (948745) RAFVR - age 25

LAC

He was serving in the Far East at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

SHEARS, PHILIP GORDON  (956073) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was serving in the Far East at the time of his death, which probably occurred during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

15-Feb

HUSSON, DOUGLAS FRANK  (924760) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving in the UK died in Bangour Hospital, Broxburn from Pulmonary TB.  He is buried in Haddington (St Martin's) New Burial Ground.

15-Feb

JANES, DONALD ARTHUR  (1183493) RAFVR - age 33

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 Wycombe.  He is buried in Hughendon (St Michael) Churchyard.

15-Feb

DAVIES, WILLIAM LLOYD  (1411952) RAFVR - age 21

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 Anglesey West.  He is buried in Johnston (Horeb) Baptist Chapelyard.

15-Feb

PRINCE, JACK  (1300968) RAFVR - age 44

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died in hospital, cause unknown.  His death was registered in Fylde.  He is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery.

15-Feb

COWIE, RONALD ENOCH  (1050122) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

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 Ploughley.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Byker and Heaton) Cemetery.

15-Feb

PERRY, MICHAEL CHRISTIE  (1263736) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was on board the tug Yin Ping, which was sunk by Japanese gun fire during the evacuation of Singapore.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

 

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