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Casualties - 20 - 23 March 1942


20-Mar

MUNYARD, PETO  (406307) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5893 'W' of No 14 Sqn, which stalled and crashed on take off from LG116 on a raid to Candia.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

20-Mar

MACMICHAEL, WALTER JOHN  (408118) RAAF - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5893 'W' of No 14 Sqn, which stalled and crashed on take off from LG116 on a raid to Candia.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

20-Mar

BRANCHFLOWER, NORMAN ARTHUR  (1165988) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4514 of No 42 Sqn, which crashed at Tingwall in the Shetland Isles whilst engaged on an anti-shipping strike.  He is buried in Bournemouth (Wimborne Road) Cemetery.

20-Mar

STOKER, TOM THORNLEY BRAITHWAITE  (J/5327) RCAF - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4514 of No 42 Sqn, which crashed at Tingwall in the Shetland Isles whilst engaged on an anti-shipping strike.  He is buried in Lerwick New Cemetery.

20-Mar

WOOLSEY, ARTHUR JAMES  (1357375) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4514 of No 42 Sqn, which crashed at Tingwall in the Shetland Isles whilst engaged on an anti-shipping strike.  He is buried in Sheffield (Shiregreen) Cemetery.

20-Mar

RITCHIE, MALCOLM JACK  (403390) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7363 of No 66 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Pirtreath whilst firing at sea markers.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Mar

BOYERS, JAMES CAREY  (68751) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8510 'R' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Eleusis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Mar

POPE, FRANCIS NEWTON  (100069) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8510 'R' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Eleusis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Mar

LEGGETT, OSWALD HERBERT  (906073) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8510 'R' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Eleusis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Mar

WELFARE, EDWARD FRANCIS  (929531) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8510 'R' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Eleusis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Mar

CATTRALL, WALTER BRAMLEY  (1188710) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8510 'R' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Eleusis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Mar

WALKER, ALLAN DUSSARD  (1256126) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8510 'R' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Eleusis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Mar

GIELINK, CHARLES HENRY  (102104) SAAF - age 23

2 Lt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane I, W9140 of No 127 Sqn, which collided with Z4070 near Haifa during a practice formation flight.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery.

20-Mar

WARD, JOHN LEWIS  (84018) RAFVR - age 26

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying Hurricane I, Z4070 of No 127 Sqn, which collided with W9140 near Haifa during a practice formation flight.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery.

20-Mar

LOCK, GERALD EDWARD ROBERT  (68821) RAFVR - age 33

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, Z4777 of No 237 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Qasfakrah near Mosul whilst low flying.  He is buried in Mosul War Cemetery.

20-Mar

LEGGO, DOUGLAS CECIL  (80356) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, AB337 of No 249 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and crashed near Qrendi.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

20-Mar

ALLEN, THOMAS  (610003) RAF - age 23

LAC

He was serving with No 266 Sqn, at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in .  He is buried in Pietermaritzburg (Fort Napier) Cemetery.

20-Mar

WILLIAMS, EDWARD  (1467509) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving with No 2733 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Sheffield (Crookes) Cemetery.

20-Mar

JORDAN, ERIC WILLIAM  (931605) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4998 of No 19 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames after making an aborted approach at Elgin possibly having mistaken the airfield for Forres, where it should have been landing.  He is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery.

20-Mar

MARSH, RONALD HERBERT  (1129033) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4998 of No 19 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames after making an aborted approach at Elgin possibly having mistaken the airfield for Forres, where it should have been landing.  He is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery.

20-Mar

BAXTER, VICTOR  (1375526) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4998 of No 19 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames after making an aborted approach at Elgin possibly having mistaken the airfield for Forres, where it should have been landing.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

20-Mar

WILSON, WILLIAM (BILLY)  (526503) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4998 of No 19 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames after making an aborted approach at Elgin possibly having mistaken the airfield for Forres, where it should have been landing.  He is buried in Lanark (St Catherine's) Cemetery.

20-Mar

SCARFF, ROBERT JAMES  (656067) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4998 of No 19 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames after making an aborted approach at Elgin possibly having mistaken the airfield for Forres, where it should have been landing.  He is buried in Sawbridgeworth (Great St Mary) Churchyard.

20-Mar

LEYLAND, RONALD  (1061093) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4998 of No 19 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames after making an aborted approach at Elgin possibly having mistaken the airfield for Forres, where it should have been landing.  He is buried in Sheffield (Intake Village) Cemetery.

20-Mar

BANTOCK, PAUL LEEDHAM  (115089) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander III, R9029 of No 41 OTU, which crashed somewhere on Salisbury Plain.  He was cremated at  Mortlake Crematorium.

20-Mar

GARDINER, SIDNEY ALBERT  (1377053) RAFVR - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander III, R9029 of No 41 OTU, which crashed somewhere on Salisbury Plain.  He is buried in over (Buckland) Cemetery.

20-Mar

BOND, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1302238) RAFVR - age 33

LAC

He was serving with No 72? Sqn, and was possibly killed in an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

20-Mar

SHERRIN, EDWARD CHARLES  (1392287) 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 Biggleswade.  He is buried in Ash Cemetery.

20-Mar

WALKER, GEORGE ERIC DFC (84711) RAFVR - age 32

Fg Off

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 Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery.

20-Mar

SMITH, RONALD  (1046439) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died from a fractured skull sustained as a result of being knocked down by a motor-cycle, near Bristol.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

20-Mar

SIDDRON, GORDON FOZARD  (1535546) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

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

20-Mar

HUNKIN, GERALD CLIFFORD  (542384) RAF - age 24

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 Barnstaple.  He is buried in Falmouth Cemetery, Cornwall.

20-Mar

REES, WINDSOR JENKINS  (653459) RAF - age 22

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 Neath.  He is buried in Llangynwyd (St Cynwyd) Churchyard Extension.

21-Mar

DAVIDSON, MALCOLM STUART  (65981) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6472 of No 42 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Croft.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

21-Mar

LEMMON, RALPH  (1290237) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6472 of No 42 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Croft.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

21-Mar

BAIRD, DOUGLAS WILSON  (1199377) RAFVR - age 21

Sergeant

He was serving with No 50 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

21-Mar

McKILLOP, ROBERT HENRY  (J/6967) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK748 of No 94 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by Bf 109s near Gazala.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Mar

STREETS, EDWARD EARL  (67587) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was serving with No 126 Sqn, and was severely injured when a bomb exploded outside the Point de Vue Hotel in Rabat, which was being used as the Officers Mess for Takali and died later that day from his injuries.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

21-Mar

HALLETT, WILLIAM CARDY HOLLIS  (66559) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was serving with No 126 Sqn, and was killed when a bomb exploded outside the Point de Vue Hotel in Rabat, which was being used as the Officers Mess for Takali.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

21-Mar

BAKER, CECIL HARMAN  (89400) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 126 Sqn, and was killed when a bomb exploded outside the Point de Vue Hotel in Rabat, which was being used as the Officers Mess for Takali.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

21-Mar

BOOTH, JOHN CHARLES MORTIMER  (60093) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was serving with No 249 Sqn, and was killed when a bomb exploded outside the Point de Vue Hotel in Rabat, which was being used as the Officers Mess for Takali.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

21-Mar

GUERIN, JAMES JOSEPH  (403136) RAAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was serving with No 249 Sqn, and was killed when a bomb exploded outside the Point de Vue Hotel in Rabat, which was being used as the Officers Mess for Takali.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

21-Mar

MULLIS, EARL AUSTIN (R/75147) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Hurricane I, Z5313 of No 274 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst escorting bombers to Martuba.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Mar

ASHFIELD, RICHARD ARTHUR  (19098) RAAF - age 31

Cpl

He was serving with No 450 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

21-Mar

WINTER, JOHN  (1139633) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was serving with No 27 Air School and died from injuries sustained in an accident with a tractor.  He is buried in Bloemfontein (In Memoriam) Cemetery.

21-Mar

MILLER, PERCY WILLIAM EDWARD  (641485) RAF - age 21

LAC

He was serving with No 31 OTU and died from injuries sustained in an accident when he fell from an engine inspection platform in No. 1 Hangar, East Camp, RAF Debert, Nova Scotia.  He is buried in Truro (Terrace Hill) Cemetery

21-Mar

WATERFIELD, ARTHUR AMYAND VICTOR  (80704) RAFVR - age 32

Flt Lt

He was serving at Takali at the time of his death, which was probably due to a bomb which exploded outside the Point de Vue Hotel in Rabat, which was being used as the Officers Mess for Takali.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

21-Mar

AYRES, JOHN JOSEPH  (1306197) RAFVR - age 25

LAC

He was serving at RAF Stafford and died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Northampton (Towcester Road) Cemetery.

21-Mar

SNELLING, ALAN GEORGE  (529017) RAF - age 25

LAC

He was serving in the UK and was killed by a lorry near Evesham.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk.

22-Mar

BROADHEAD, JOHN HUGH  (915027) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9110 'Q' of No 38 Sqn, which ditched off Qotafiya and sank whilst engages on an air-sea rescue search.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Mar

DURRANT, JAMES EDWARD  (917854) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9110 'Q' of No 38 Sqn, which ditched off Qotafiya and sank whilst engages on an air-sea rescue search.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Mar

JOHNSON, EDWARD CHARLES  (925686) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9110 'Q' of No 38 Sqn, which ditched off Qotafiya and sank whilst engages on an air-sea rescue search.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Mar

MAIN, JOHN ROBERT HENRY  (928601) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9110 'Q' of No 38 Sqn, which ditched off Qotafiya and sank whilst engages on an air-sea rescue search.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Mar

RATCLIFFE, ALAN STEVENSON  (995765) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9110 'Q' of No 38 Sqn, which ditched off Qotafiya and sank whilst engages on an air-sea rescue search.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Mar

SMITH, WILLIAM EDWARD  (1018219) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9110 'Q' of No 38 Sqn, which ditched off Qotafiya and sank whilst engages on an air-sea rescue search.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Mar

ALLARDICE, PHILIP MCLAUCHLIN (68154) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BG711 'G' of No 185 Sqn, which failed to return from an interception of a raid on Luqa and Takali.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Mar

BAIRD, EDMUND RONALD  (1107265) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was serving with No 226 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Mar

BOWEY, CECIL LESLIE  (1099624) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

He was serving with No 234 Sqn and was killed in a motor-cycle accident near St. Ives Church, Hampshire, when he ran into the rear of a stationary vehicle.  He is buried in Ringwood Cemetery.

22-Mar

McMICHAEL, ERIC OLIVER  (33542) RAAF - age 30

AC1

He was serving with No 450 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

22-Mar

FRANKS, GEOFFREY CHARLES REYNELL  (84354) RAFVR - age 36

Fg Off

He was serving with No 4 AACU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

22-Mar

GAMBLE, STANLEY ARTHUR  (1084527) RAFVR - age 36

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 Sleaford.  He is buried in Birch (St Peter) Churchyard.

22-Mar

BARNARD, JAMES GEORGE  (354029) RAF - age 40

WO

He was serving in the UK and was killed whilst travelling as passenger in an RAF van which ran into an Army lorry.  His death was registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Chippenham (or Langley Burrell) (St Paul) Churchyard.

22-Mar

MILLER, AARON  (626277) RAFVR - age 24

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and committed suicide by gassing himself whilst AWOL.  He is buried in City of Westminster (Paddington) Cemetery, Mill Hill.

22-Mar

HILL, JAMES GRAINGER  (651522) RAF - 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 York.  He is buried in Great Berkhamsted (St Peter) Church Cemetery.

22-Mar

SEAMAN, JOHN PAGE  (1546842) RAFVR - age 40

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died in hospital following abdominal surgery.  His death was registered in Wharfedale.  He is buried in Leathley (St Oswald) Churchyard.

22-Mar

BUTCHER, HORACE  (1490059) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died after being ill for a month.  His death was registered in Fylde.  He is buried in Rugby (lifton Road) Cemetery.

22-Mar

ARMSTRONG, ROBERT  (1034646) RAFVR - age 20

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 St Austell.  He is buried in Thornley Cemetery.

22-Mar

JANICKI, Henryk (P.0311)  - age 38

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK and died in Hospital at East Kilbride, Scotland.  He is buried in Perth (Wellshill) Cemetery.

23-Mar

SAUNDERS, ALFRED DONALD  (120026) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He died from injuries sustained on 21 Mar 1942 whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, ET855 of No 260 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 whilst escorting bombers on a raid to Martuba.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

23-Mar

LEE, NORMAN KENNEDY  (84953) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was serving with No 272 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23-Mar

HOOPER, JOHN WILLIAM  (1265857) RAFVR - age 30

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM811 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a daylight sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Mar

PALMER, FRANCIS WILLIAM  (1379529) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM811 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a daylight sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Mar

GRAHAM, EDWARD JAMES  (R/61006) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM811 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a daylight sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Mar

GALLAGHER, MAURICE DANIEL  (R/67889) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM811 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a daylight sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Mar

PAQUETTE, ELMER JOSEPH FREDERICK  (R/69583) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM811 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a daylight sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Mar

THOMPSON, RAYMOND JOSEPH  (R/78422) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM811 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a daylight sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Mar

O'BRIEN, PATRICK GERARD  (R/56394) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT230 of No 415 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Hambledon in Hampshire.  He is buried in West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

23-Mar

RAMSEY, MELVIN FREDERICK  (R/67828) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT230 of No 415 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Hambledon in Hampshire.  He is buried in West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

23-Mar

JAY, CLYDE HOMER  (R/74713) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT230 of No 415 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Hambledon in Hampshire.  He is buried in West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

23-Mar

OLIVER, ROBERT REGINALD  (R/75618) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT230 of No 415 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Hambledon in Hampshire.  He is buried in West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

23-Mar

SAUNDERS, NORMAN WILLIAM  (1167427) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

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

23-Mar

SMITH, EDWARD JOHN BENEDICT  (1253756) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5745 of No 1 AGS, which  flew into ground near Mydrim Trelech in Carmarthenshire .  He is buried in Cardiff Western Cemetery.

23-Mar

MASON, WILLIAM MURRAY  (932002) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5745 of No 1 AGS, which  flew into ground near Mydrim Trelech in Carmarthenshire .  He is buried in Compton Pauncefoot (St Mary) Churchyard.

23-Mar

BRIISE, B.E.  RNoAF (1253756)  - age

?

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5745 of No 1 AGS, which  flew into ground near Mydrim Trelech in Carmarthenshire .   .

23-Mar

YOUNGS, STEPHEN  (1292391) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Oxford II, P6805 of No 14 (P) AFU, which crashed at Laneham near Ossington.  He is buried in Chislehurst Cemetery.

23-Mar

DAWSON, GEORGE WALTER  (1381487) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, P6805 of No 14 (P) AFU, which crashed at Laneham near Ossington.  He is buried in Harrow (Eastcote Lane) Cemetery.

23-Mar

CROZIER, LLOYD DONALD JAMES  (R/102208) RCAF - age 26

Sgt

He was attached from No 49 Sqn and was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AT659 of No 1518 Flt, which crashed near Dunholme Lodge after flying into power cables.  He is buried in Scampton (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

23-Mar

DAKIN, THOMAS DUNBAR  (R/94887) RCAF - age 19

Sgt

He was attached from No 49 Sqn and was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AT659 of No 1518 Flt, which crashed near Dunholme Lodge after flying into power cables.  He is buried in Scampton (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

23-Mar

McGUFFIE, HUGH MARTIN (60123) RAFVR - age 23

Fg Off

He was attached from No 49 Sqn and was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AT659 of No 1518 Flt, which crashed near Dunholme Lodge after flying into power cables.  He is buried in Taxal (St James) Churchyard.

23-Mar

STEFANUS Kemel Roman (P.0664) PAF - age 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst possibly flying in Oxford II, N6429 of No 3 (P) AFU, which crashed at Bidbury near Cirencester.  He is buried in Cirencester Cemetery.

23-Mar

NEWLAND, PETER FRANCIS EDWARD  (1312778) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N9017 of No 8 SFTS, which spun into the ground near Montrose.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

23-Mar

LAURENCE, WILLIAM FISHER  (1056708) RAFVR - age 35

AC2

He was serving with AHQ Egypt at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23-Mar

RICHARDSON, WALTER  (1551156) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He was serving with the AMES Reserve Pool at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23-Mar

PRICE, JOSEPH JOHN  (1014425) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was travelling or serving aboard HMT Dominion Monarch, but the circumstances of his death have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Mar

HUGHES, MARY  (437410) WAAF - age 27

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 Liverpool South.  She is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery.

23-Mar

JACKSON, JOSEPH RONALD  (44031) RAF - age 39

Sqn Ldr

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 Swindon.  He is buried in Lyneham (St Michael) Churchyard.

23-Mar

COMLEY, IRENE  (421574) WAAF - age 22

LACW

She was serving at HQ, No 6 Group at the time of her death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  Her death was registered in Hendon.  She is buried in Merthyr Tydfil (Pant) Cemetery.

23-Mar

McBRIDE, C B T W  (1410568) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

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

23-Mar

 

PARDOW, HARRY VINCENT  (1422136) RAFVR - age 39 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 Walsall.  He is buried in Rushall (St Michael) Churchyard.

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