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Casualties - 24 - 27 March 1942


24-Mar

QUINN, LESLIE HUGH  (1059690) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 40 Sqn at the time of his death, which was from natural causes.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24-Mar

CLIFFORD, CLIVE EDWARD WIGRAM  (402565) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5493 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which presumed to have been shot down by flak near Lorient during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Mar

DAVIDSON, JOHN MCNALLY  (527607) RAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5493 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which presumed to have been shot down by flak near Lorient during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Mar

MARSTON, RICHARD ALFRED  (777687) RAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5493 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which presumed to have been shot down by flak near Lorient during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Mar

MURDOCH, ALASTAIR FRASER  (778282) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5493 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which presumed to have been shot down by flak near Lorient during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Mar

BOYD, JOHN  (985883) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5493 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which presumed to have been shot down by flak near Lorient during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Mar

WARREN-SMITH, LYSTER  (1104095) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5493 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which presumed to have been shot down by flak near Lorient during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Mar

CLUFF, EDWARD BURGESS  (1164937) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5493 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which presumed to have been shot down by flak near Lorient during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Mar

FLOWER, WILLIAM HAROLD  (1381257) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5493 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which presumed to have been shot down by flak near Lorient during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Mar

CREMIN, DANIEL EDWARD DFC (36128) RAF - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, AB462 of No 66 Sqn, which collided with AB496 of the same unit near St Erth in Cornwall.  He is buried in Wardour Roman Catholic Cemetery.

24-Mar

NORMAN, WILLIAM DAVID  (404315) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, AB496 of No 66 Sqn, which collided with AB462 of the same unit near St Erth in Cornwall.  He is buried in Illogan (St Illogan) Churchyard.

24-Mar

PAYN, ROBERT LESLIE  (J/15047) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, ? of No 136 Sqn, which  shot down into the sea whilst defending the airfield at Akyab.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery.

24-Mar

HASLAM, REGINALD  (570282) RAFVR - age 20

Cpl

He was serving with No 185 Sqn at the time of his death, which was probably during an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24-Mar

TURPIN, CLIFFORD  (622455) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 185 Sqn at the time of his death, which was probably during an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24-Mar

WEBB, ALEXANDER DONALD  (749925) RAFVR - age 27

LAC

He was serving with No 185 Sqn at the time of his death, which was probably during an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24-Mar

HAYNES, JAMES  (974206) RAFVR - age 28

LAC

He was serving with No 185 Sqn at the time of his death, which was probably during an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24-Mar

GALLICHAN, HENRY THOMAS  (1178015) RAFVR - age 29

LAC

He was serving with No 185 Sqn at the time of his death, which was probably during an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24-Mar

LEE, EDWARD JAMES  (1314070) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving with No 185 Sqn at the time of his death, which was probably during an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24-Mar

MANCHIP, ARNOLD ROWLAND  (1315240) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was serving with No 185 Sqn at the time of his death, which was probably during an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24-Mar

CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER COLIN (1370099) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

He was serving with No 185 Sqn at the time of his death, which was probably during an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24-Mar

GATISS, HENRY  (581446) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, W5645 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24-Mar

OBOTT, GERALD EDGAR HARRISON  (745158) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, W5645 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24-Mar

LENTON, NORMAN DENNIS  (755415) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, W5645 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24-Mar

LINDON, RONALD THOMAS  (755577) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, W5645 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24-Mar

COBHAM, EDWARD ALEXANDER  (1387676) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, W5645 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24-Mar

GRIDLEY, RONALD HAROLD  (R/60117) RCAF - age 20

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD268 of No 411 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during a Circus to Abbeville.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Mar

SILLS, JOHN WILLIAM  (J/15075) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3215 of No 411 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during a Circus to Abbeville and managed to ditch in the Channel but died from exposure in his dinghy.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines Communal Cemetery.

24-Mar

MORRISON, JOHN DAVID  (C/825) RCAF - age 23

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL471 of No 412 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during a Circus to Abbeville.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery.

24-Mar

LINDESAY, REGINALD JOHN BRYDGES  (401279) RNZAF - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z6964 'K' of No 612 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Mar

TOMKIN, PETER ROYCE  (914867) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z6964 'K' of No 612 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Mar

McLEAN, MALCOLM  (972298) RAFVR - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z6964 'K' of No 612 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Mar

SIMPSON, RAYMOND GILLESPIE  (1023819) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z6964 'K' of No 612 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Mar

MOFFITT, RICHARD  (1063262) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z6964 'K' of No 612 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Mar

RYAN, PATRICK DOUGLAS  (1101871) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z6964 'K' of No 612 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Mar

HAWKES, KEITH EDWARD  (1303378) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was serving with No 2787 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Unsworth North Methodist Chapelyard.

24-Mar

CRAIK, DONALD MCLEOD  (69492) RAFVR - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V4063 of No 1515 Flt, which collided with V4137 of the same unit near Bawdeswell in Norfolk.  He is buried in Great Bedwyn (St Mary) Churchyard.

24-Mar

HAWKEN, EVERARD HOWARD  (411891) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V4063 of No 1515 Flt, which collided with V4137 of the same unit near Bawdeswell in Norfolk.  He is buried in Swanton Morley (All Saints) Churchyard.

24-Mar

JOHNSON, BEN DFM (741603) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V4137 of No 1515 Flt, which collided with V4063 of the same unit near Bawdeswell in Norfolk.  He is buried in Cottingham Cemetery.

24-Mar

ROBINSON, STEPHEN HARRY  (413545) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V4137 of No 1515 Flt, which collided with V4063 of the same unit near Bawdeswell in Norfolk.  He is buried in Swanton Morley (All Saints) Churchyard.

24-Mar

SCOTT, COLIN CAMPBELL  (400988) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, N1437 of No 19 OTU, which crashed on take-off from Kinloss due to an engine failure and burst into flames.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground.

24-Mar

WHEATLEY, ROBERT ERIC DFM (110568) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6933 of No 19 OTU, which crashed on Finally Hill in Angus whilst carrying out a combined night flying practice and wireless procedures exercise.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

24-Mar

FLINT, RONALD RENSHAW  (111936) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6933 of No 19 OTU, which crashed on Finally Hill in Angus whilst carrying out a combined night flying practice and wireless procedures exercise.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

24-Mar

JENNINGS, FRANK  (994287) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6933 of No 19 OTU, which crashed on Finally Hill in Angus whilst carrying out a combined night flying practice and wireless procedures exercise.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

24-Mar

SUTCLIFFE, JACK  (1060163) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6933 of No 19 OTU, which crashed on Finally Hill in Angus whilst carrying out a combined night flying practice and wireless procedures exercise.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

24-Mar

MACRAE, GEORGE KENNETH  (R/72714) RCAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6933 of No 19 OTU, which crashed on Finally Hill in Angus whilst carrying out a combined night flying practice and wireless procedures exercise.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

24-Mar

DRAKE, DONALD FRANK  (R/88694) RCAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6933 of No 19 OTU, which crashed on Finally Hill in Angus whilst carrying out a combined night flying practice and wireless procedures exercise.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

24-Mar

BLACKMAN, ALAN  () RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6933 of No 19 OTU, which crashed on Finally Hill in Angus whilst carrying out a combined night flying practice and wireless procedures exercise.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

24-Mar

SMITH, DENIS EDWARD  (1294789) RAFVR - age 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard I, P5851 of No 22 SFTS, which he abandoned near Que Que after getting lost in cloud during a navigation exercise, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

24-Mar

BAINES, GEORGE  (1017872) RAFVR - age 29

AC1

He was serving at Hal Far, at the time of his death, which was probably during an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24-Mar

WOODMAN, ALAN THOMAS  (572591) RAF - age 19

Cpl

He was serving at Hal Far, at the time of his death, which was probably during an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24-Mar

SCICLUNA, EUGENIO  (776753) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving at Hal Far, at the time of his death, which was probably during an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24-Mar

FISHER, WALTER  (1141853) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving at Hal Far, at the time of his death, which was probably during an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24-Mar

WHATMORE, W (HAROLD) (1204590) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving at Hal Far, at the time of his death, which was probably during an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24-Mar

TITHERINGTON, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1236550) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving at Hal Far, at the time of his death, which was probably during an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24-Mar

LEVERINGTON, GERALD HAROLD ROLAND  (1269209) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving at Hal Far, at the time of his death, which was probably during an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24-Mar

KIN, HARRY  (971724) RAFVR - age Unknown

Cpl

He was serving at Kalafrana, at the time of his death, which was probably during an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

24-Mar

McGUIRE, JOHN WILLIAM  (34211) RAF - age 30

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL546 of the Performance Test Squadron A&AEE, which  broke up in the air after an engine caught fire and the fire extinguishers failed.  He was cremated at Southampton Crematorium.

24-Mar

ELLISON, HENRY VICTOR  (60903) RAFVR - age 44

Flt Lt

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

24-Mar

SPENCE, MAURICE  (1003785) RAFVR - age 23

Cpl

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

24-Mar

DURRANT, ALAN BEVAN  (1281375) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

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

24-Mar

McGILL, ALEXANDER GEORGE  (1012423) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wallace II, K8695 of the 1 GDGS, which collided with K6064 of No 3 RAFRS and spun into the ground whilst trying to formate on it without authority.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Comely Bank) Cemetery.

24-Mar

WALTON, ERIC () ATC - age 16

Cdt

a Member of King William's College ATC, he was killed whilst flying in Wallace II, K8695 of the 1 GDGS, which collided with K6064 of No 3 RAFRS and spun into the ground whilst trying to formate on it without authority.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Comely Bank) Cemetery.

24-Mar

ORR-EWING, ARCHIBALD IAN  (81846) RAFVR - age 57

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Tonbridge.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium.

24-Mar

NEAL, CHARLES EDWARD  (1457634) 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 Bethnal Green.  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery.

25-Mar

GREENWELL, ROBERT ERIC  (403170) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5578 of No 12 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on St-Nazaire.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery.

25-Mar

DUE, EINAR ERNEST  (404876) RAAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5578 of No 12 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on St-Nazaire.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery.

25-Mar

SHEAHAN, GORDON JOHN  (645419) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5578 of No 12 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on St-Nazaire.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery.

25-Mar

IVES, JOHN HENRY  (910036) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5578 of No 12 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on St-Nazaire.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery.

25-Mar

FAIR, DENNIS REGINALD  (64935) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE429 of No 50 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down off Brest on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

25-Mar

DAVIES, IVOR OWEN  (108115) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE429 of No 50 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down off Brest on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

25-Mar

HUDSON, JACK  (935370) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE429 of No 50 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down off Brest on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

25-Mar

PEARSON, JOHN HENRY  (1152531) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE429 of No 50 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down off Brest on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery.

25-Mar

ROBLIN, HOWARD PHILLIPS  (66029) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT151 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

HOWARTH, ROBERT DUDLEY  (546918) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT151 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

BEATTIE, JOSEPH DAVIDSON  (987379) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT151 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

LUMSDEN, ERIC ALEXANDER GORDON  (1282788) RAFVR - age 36

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT151 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

CROMBIE, JAMES DUNCAN  (68793) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT158 of No 50 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Lorient (Kerentrech) Communal Cemetery.

25-Mar

DECKMAN, HARRY NAUGHTON  (924734) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT158 of No 50 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Lorient (Kerentrech) Communal Cemetery.

25-Mar

PERRY, CHARLES RONALD CLIVE  (1165304) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT158 of No 50 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Lorient (Kerentrech) Communal Cemetery.

25-Mar

MANLEY, FRANK  (1208601) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT158 of No 50 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Lorient (Kerentrech) Communal Cemetery.

25-Mar

GARRARD, PAUL DFC (44191) RAF - age 21

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 59 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

25-Mar

BUCHAN, ALASTAIR WILLIAM  (108564) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7518 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

25-Mar

HUBBARD, JOHN RALPH  (109513) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7518 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

25-Mar

CLELLAND, JOHN GEORGE  (966275) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7518 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

25-Mar

BAKER, ALBERT WALLACE  (1182487) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7518 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

25-Mar

HEGGIE, ROBERT  (J/6137) RCAF - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7518 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

25-Mar

ADDIS, JOHN HENRY  (1208366) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3652 AA-O of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

25-Mar

DANIELSEN, CHRISTOPHER HUGH  (62702) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7465 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

25-Mar

McCONACHIE, DONALD  (404109) RAAF - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7465 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

25-Mar

MILLER, THOMAS HENRY  (514426) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7465 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

25-Mar

WOODCOCK, ALBERT  (654156) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7465 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

25-Mar

MARKIDES, PAUL  (778497) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7465 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

25-Mar

JAYE, ALAN GORDON  (1043669) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7465 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

25-Mar

SMITH, COLIN CLEMENT  (1181165) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7465 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

25-Mar

DUNLOP-MACKENZIE, ROBERT JACK  (40685) RAF - age 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7390 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Harlingen General Cemetery.

25-Mar

CANN, PETER NORMAN  (100035) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7390 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

McDONALD, WILLIAM GRANT  (619899) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7390 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

WELHAM, WILFRED DERYCK  (751432) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7390 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

STEWART, JOHN JOSEPH  (969988) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7390 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

HILL, KIMBER  (1053799) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7390 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

BURROWS, RAYMOND BENJAMIN (1160932) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7390 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

GROVES, ERIC CHARLES  (1375174) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1321 QT-V of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

BARRIE, RONALD HARRY JOSEPH  (967059) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1321 QT-V of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

25-Mar

WHITE, DAVID JOHN  (1166180) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1321 QT-V of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

25-Mar

JELLY, ALFRED  (1309716) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1321 QT-V of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

25-Mar

LENNOX, ANDREW  (R/77507) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1321 QT-V of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

25-Mar

PIPHER, WILLIAM MELVILLE  (R/78467) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1321 QT-V of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

25-Mar

FORESHAW, JOHN WILLIAM GEORGE  (940031) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 221 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Mar

WROBLEWSKI Aleksander (P.0754) PAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire Vb, AD179  of No 303 Sqn, which was shot down by FW190 near Desvres and ditched in the Channel but drowned.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

25-Mar

DONOHOE, FREDERICK MAX  (402591) RAAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I P5329 UB-J of No 455 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames after losing a propeller on a transit flight to Wigsley.  He is buried in Burnham Cemetery, Burnham-on-Sea.

25-Mar

SAYER, JAMES ALBERT  (404547) RAAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I P5329 UB-J of No 455 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames after losing a propeller on a transit flight to Wigsley.  He is buried in Burnham Cemetery, Burnham-on-Sea.

25-Mar

METCALFE, ALAN HERBERT  (67621) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I P5329 UB-J of No 455 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames after losing a propeller on a transit flight to Wigsley.  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery.

25-Mar

WILSON, GEORGE STEVENSON  (971301) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I P5329 UB-J of No 455 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames after losing a propeller on a transit flight to Wigsley.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Piershill) Cemetery.

25-Mar

FIELD, PETER  (403044) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM699 of No 1 (C) OTU, which collided with N7392 of the same unit.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

ESSAM, THOMAS  (405151) RAAF - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM699 of No 1 (C) OTU, which collided with N7392 of the same unit.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

OLDKNOW, JACK  (1108940) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM699 of No 1 (C) OTU, which collided with N7392 of the same unit.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

TAYLOR, MERVYN CHARLES  (403452) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM699 of No 1 (C) OTU, which collided with N7392 of the same unit.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low.

25-Mar

BOGG, WILLIAM JAMES THOMAS  (1060157) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7392 of No 1 (C) OTU, which collided with AM699 of the same unit.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

BESTER, RONALD HENRY  (1263115) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7392 of No 1 (C) OTU, which collided with AM699 of the same unit.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

BLOWES, STANLEY CHARLES GEORGE  (1310757) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7392 of No 1 (C) OTU, which collided with AM699 of the same unit.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

SEARLE, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1376197) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7392 of No 1 (C) OTU, which collided with AM699 of the same unit.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

McNEILL, HENRY JOHN  (405324) RNZAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD640 of No 1 OADU, which crashed on take off from Gibraltar following an engine failure.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

25-Mar

POLE, REGINALD RAYMOND  (992735) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD640 of No 1 OADU, which crashed on take off from Gibraltar following an engine failure.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

25-Mar

O'DONNELL, ROBERT  (1309519) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD640 of No 1 OADU, which crashed on take off from Gibraltar following an engine failure.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

25-Mar

LAMBIE, WILLIAM JOHN  (990530) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD640 of No 1 OADU, which crashed on take off from Gibraltar following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

WARD, REGINALD THOMAS  (1379450) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD640 of No 1 OADU, which crashed on take off from Gibraltar following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Mar

WESTGATE, ARTHUR WILLIAM  (403630) RNZAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5398 of No 14 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames five miles from Cheltenham on a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard.

25-Mar

DANIELS, RAYMOND VIVIEN  (404603) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5398 of No 14 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames five miles from Cheltenham on a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard.

25-Mar

BIDDULPH, EDWARD JOHN  (778574) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5398 of No 14 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames five miles from Cheltenham on a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard.

25-Mar

NOSEWORTHY, BERTRAM  (798569) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5398 of No 14 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames five miles from Cheltenham on a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard.

25-Mar

PHILLIPS, JAMES WILLIAM BRISTOWE  (47878) RAF - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, Z3350 of the FIU, which spun into the ground a mile west of Ford Aerodrome.  He is buried in Littlehampton Cemetery.

25-Mar

HADLEY, RICHARD HERBERT  (1260185) RAFVR - age 26

AC2

He was serving in the Far East but the circumstances of his death have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery.

25-Mar

ROWLINSON, GEORGE HENRY  (626256) RAF - age 23

Cpl

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 Alton (St Peter) Churchyard Extension.

25-Mar

BRAY, THOMAS EDMUND  (1117818) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 2 OTU ('C' Flt), and was killed when he ran into the propeller of Blenheim I, L1250 whilst removing the chock.  He is buried in Altrincham Bowden and Hale (Altrincham) Cemetery.

25-Mar

DEWAR, PERCY CHARLES THOMAS  (87115) RAFVR - age Unknown

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 N Ireland?.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

25-Mar

CHATFIELD, HERBERT ARTHUR GEORGE  (1398649) 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 Deben.  He is buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery.

25-Mar

WEBSTER, WILLIAM MCBAIN ALEXANDER  (1374686) RAFVR - age 28

AC2

He was serving with No 60 OTU and was killed whilst working under the wing of a Blenheim, possibly Z5881, when undercarriage collapsed and he was crushed.  He is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery.

25-Mar

GORMAN, MARGARET TAYLOR  (2097411) WAAF - age 16

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 Huntingdon.  She is buried in Godmanchester (St Mary) Churchyard.

25-Mar

MOLE, ARTHUR HERBERT  (1579157) 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 Stoke on Trent.  He is buried in Kingswood Chapelyard.

26-Mar

CHAPMAN, JOHN HENRY ABEL  (32097) RAF - age 34

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3709 MG-K of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Gendringen Roman Catholic Cemetery.

26-Mar

HAYNES, THOMAS KENNETH  (102967) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3709 MG-K of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Gendringen Roman Catholic Cemetery.

26-Mar

HEARD, GEOFFREY THOMAS  (400708) RAAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3709 MG-K of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Gendringen Roman Catholic Cemetery.

26-Mar

BELK, EDWARD LESLIE  (571310) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3709 MG-K of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Gendringen Roman Catholic Cemetery.

26-Mar

RENDTORFF, DONALD ESMOND ALAN  (918821) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3709 MG-K of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Gendringen Roman Catholic Cemetery.

26-Mar

DOPSON, IVOR BERTIE  (932116) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3709 MG-K of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Gendringen Roman Catholic Cemetery.

26-Mar

INMAN, HOWARD  (1022097) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3709 MG-K of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Gendringen Roman Catholic Cemetery.

26-Mar

GOLDING, ALBERT  (33027) RAF - age 30

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, W5372 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

26-Mar

McLEOD, FINLAY DONALD  (403431) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, W5372 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

26-Mar

MAKIN, WILLIAM STANLEY  (1100613) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, W5372 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

26-Mar

THORPE, PERCIVAL GORDON  (1378582) RAFVR - age 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, W5372 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

26-Mar

DUNCAN, MERVYN  (R/61792) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, W5372 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

26-Mar

DOE, BRUCE ALBERT  (R/62688) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, W5372 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

26-Mar

POOLEY, CHARLES WILLIAM LAWRENCE  (400420) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5371 of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

26-Mar

DOVE, BENJAMIN JAMES  (960650) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5371 of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

26-Mar

PARSONS, THOMAS EDWARD  (403117) RAAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5371 of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

26-Mar

LEA, WALTER ROBINSON  (916490) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5371 of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

26-Mar

STANLEY, LEONARD CHARLES  (966184) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5371 of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

26-Mar

LOWE, FRANCIS JOHN  (R/50712) RCAF - age 32

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5371 of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

26-Mar

PETERS, WILLIAM HERBERT  (636082) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM801 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol in the Bergen-Stavanger area.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery.

26-Mar

GILES, GEORGE  (924497) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM801 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol in the Bergen-Stavanger area.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery.

26-Mar

VICKERS, JOHN WILLIAM  (400300) RAAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM801 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol in the Bergen-Stavanger area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

McDONALD, DESMOND  (987173) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM801 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol in the Bergen-Stavanger area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

SNOOK, RONALD VERNON  (404960) RNZAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3665 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

BOND, DAVID WATSON  (971971) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3665 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

FREEMAN, CHRISTOPHER GRANT  (988755) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3665 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

HILL, JOHN VALENTINE  (1163247) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3665 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

PAINE, PETER JOHN  (1253892) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3665 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

BALLINGALL, DONALD LESLIE  (R/63745) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3665 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

FURBY, CHRISTOPHER GEORGE  (942610) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7497 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

BROCKLEY, DONALD CHARLES  (971199) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7497 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

SMART, JOHN ERIC  (1006420) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7497 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

BUCKLEY, JACK  (1008481) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7497 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

ROBERTS, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (1176864) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7497 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

FETHERSTON, HUGH HENRY  (1293338) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7497 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

DOW, JAMES ROBERT  (R/73262) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7497 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

DEVALLE, JOSHUA ARNOLD  (1059592) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5831 OL-I of No 83 Sqn, which crashed on the Isle of Sheppey after colliding with a barrage balloon on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Bolton (Astley Bridge) Cemetery.

26-Mar

GARNHAM, HARRY GEORGE SAMUEL  (1290596) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5831 OL-I of No 83 Sqn, which crashed on the Isle of Sheppey after colliding with a barrage balloon on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Brantham (St Michael) Churchyard.

26-Mar

BLOCK, SAMUEL  (1378566) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5831 OL-I of No 83 Sqn, which crashed on the Isle of Sheppey after colliding with a barrage balloon on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in East Ham (Marlow Road) Jewish Cemetery.

26-Mar

ROBERTS, MATTHEW CAMERON  (631867) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5831 OL-I of No 83 Sqn, which crashed on the Isle of Sheppey after colliding with a barrage balloon on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery.

26-Mar

THOMPSON, PETER RICHARD  (580501) RAF - age 23

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5831 OL-I of No 83 Sqn, which crashed on the Isle of Sheppey after colliding with a barrage balloon on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Leysdown (St Clement) Churchyard.

26-Mar

SNOWBALL, ROBERT CHARLES  (745286) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5831 OL-I of No 83 Sqn, which crashed on the Isle of Sheppey after colliding with a barrage balloon on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Leysdown (St Clement) Churchyard.

26-Mar

PRICE, EVAN MOFFAT  (778492) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5831 OL-I of No 83 Sqn, which crashed on the Isle of Sheppey after colliding with a barrage balloon on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Leysdown (St Clement) Churchyard.

26-Mar

ELLIOTT, THOMAS WILLIAM  (1058216) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL268 of No 88 Sqn, which was lost after abandoning the aircraft over the Channel on a raid to le Harve.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

FRAME, WILLIAM VENN  (1376982) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL268 of No 88 Sqn, which was lost after abandoning the aircraft over the Channel on a raid to le Harve.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

ELKINS, KENNETH MCKERROW  (922758) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2244 of No 88 Sqn, which broke up over the target, le Havre, after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.

26-Mar

PORTER, RODERICK MERRINGTON  (924331) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2244 of No 88 Sqn, which broke up over the target, le Havre, after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.

26-Mar

COLLS, LESLIE JOHN  (1284077) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2244 of No 88 Sqn, which broke up over the target, le Havre, after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.

26-Mar

LAURENCE, VICTOR ARTHUR  (R/74196) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK739 'R' of No 94 Sqn, which was shot down  by Bf 109s near Tobruk.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

26-Mar

WHITE, CYRIL EDWIN (107315) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7307 RT-L of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on an Intruder sortie to Soesterberg airfield.  He is buried in Harlingen General Cemetery.

26-Mar

POPPLESTONE, WILLIAM MAURICE  (R/80033) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7307 RT-L of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on an Intruder sortie to Soesterberg airfield.  He is buried in Harlingen General Cemetery.

26-Mar

HAWKINS, WILLIAM GEORGE FRANCIS (104572)  - age

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7307 RT-L of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on an Intruder sortie to Soesterberg airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

BURY, ERNEST MARTIN (68815) RAFVR - age 30

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7700 RT-Q of No 114 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an Intruder sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

CRILLY, THOMAS  (987558) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7700 RT-Q of No 114 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an Intruder sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

BEAUCHAMP, JOHN SAMUEL  (1251658) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7700 RT-Q of No 114 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an Intruder sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

SOAMES, GEOFFREY GORDON  (118096) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3604 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Dieren in Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Warnsveld (Wichmond) General Cemetery.

26-Mar

BURNS, ALAN  (924900) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3604 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Dieren in Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Warnsveld (Wichmond) General Cemetery.

26-Mar

MOGFORD, WILLIAM LIONEL  (927587) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3604 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Dieren in Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Warnsveld (Wichmond) General Cemetery.

26-Mar

FREAK, ROY  (1257107) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3604 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Dieren in Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Warnsveld (Wichmond) General Cemetery.

26-Mar

FINCH, PATRICK AUSTEN GWYER  (1280951) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3604 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Dieren in Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Warnsveld (Wichmond) General Cemetery.

26-Mar

BAKER, VICTOR CHARLES RUDKIN (1285545) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3604 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Dieren in Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Warnsveld (Wichmond) General Cemetery.

26-Mar

TILLARD, JOHN NIGEL  (115124) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1283 QT-N of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

HENDERSON, BARRY MARTIN SMYTHE  (743055) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1283 QT-N of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

FORSTER, BRIAN HENRY  (932391) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1283 QT-N of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

PRICE, HERBERT LESLIE  (1071870) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1283 QT-N of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

SELBY, HAROLD  (1177132) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1283 QT-N of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

WARD, MAURICE VICTOR  (1377166) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1283 QT-N of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

WOODFORD, WILLIAM LEOPOLD LLEWELLYN  (933274) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE200 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

PENLINGTON, EDWARD FREDERICK  (994881) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE200 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

BURNS, JOHN  (1002252) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE200 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

TOWLER, DAVID  (1182234) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE200 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

PARKER, ERIC HERBERT  (1169228) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was serving with No 158 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Cockshutt (SS Simon and Jude) Churchyard.

26-Mar

GREEN, VERNON VINCENT  (41788) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6421 of No 203 Sqn, which ditched during a shipping patrol following a engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26-Mar

GILES, DAVID ARTHUR  (407270) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6421 of No 203 Sqn, which ditched during a shipping patrol following a engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26-Mar

DAWSON, CHRISTOPHER DFM (622194) RAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6421 of No 203 Sqn, which ditched during a shipping patrol following a engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26-Mar

WALDREN, LESLIE MAURICE  (908523) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was serving with No 208 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

26-Mar

CREED, ERIC WILLIAM CUTHBERT  (400581) RAAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1143 of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Vriezenveen General Cemetery.

26-Mar

NORTON, WILLIAM WYKES ROBEY  (400885) RAAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1143 of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Vriezenveen General Cemetery.

26-Mar

CHRISTSEN, WALTER IRVINE  (404277) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1143 of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Vriezenveen General Cemetery.

26-Mar

PAYNE, JOHN ROUTLEDGE  (984801) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1143 of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Vriezenveen General Cemetery.

26-Mar

EMMS, ALBERT FREDERICK MONS  (1376234) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1143 of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Vriezenveen General Cemetery.

26-Mar

Mair, A P RA ()  - age

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1143 of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Essen.   .

26-Mar

ROBERTSON, WESTON JAMES  (81415) RAFVR - age 33

Fg Off

He was serving with No 226 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Marissel French National Cemetery.

26-Mar

JAKUBOWSKI Franciszek (P.1001) PAF - age 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1269 BH-L of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

26-Mar

USZPOLEWICZ Boleslaw (P.1629) PAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1269 BH-L of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

26-Mar

ZELAZINSKI Bogumil (P.76733) PAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1269 BH-L of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

26-Mar

STACHURSKI Wladyslaw (P.793106) PAF - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1269 BH-L of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

26-Mar

KWIECINSKI Jerzy   (P.780881) PAF - age 41

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1269 BH-L of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

26-Mar

NIEMECZEK Teofil (P.792834) PAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1269 BH-L of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

26-Mar

JANKOWIAK Wiktor (P.0117) PAF - age 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1590 GR-H of No 301 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter and crashed in sea off Ijmuiden on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

26-Mar

PORADA Franciszek Stanislaw (P.782940) PAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1590 GR-H of No 301 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter and crashed in sea off Ijmuiden on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

26-Mar

HORBAJCZUK Emil (P.783696) PAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1590 GR-H of No 301 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter and crashed in sea off Ijmuiden on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

26-Mar

TOBOLA Jan Marian (P.784068) PAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1590 GR-H of No 301 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter and crashed in sea off Ijmuiden on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

26-Mar

PIETROW Jerzy (P.784062) PAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1590 GR-H of No 301 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter and crashed in sea off Ijmuiden on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

26-Mar

KOWAL Cezary (P.0766) PAF - age 34

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1262 GR-R of No 301 Sqn, which is believed to have been shot down by flak on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

GRYCZ Czeslaw (P.1556) PAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1262 GR-R of No 301 Sqn, which is believed to have been shot down by flak on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

JAROSZYK Witold Stanislaw (P.1560) PAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1262 GR-R of No 301 Sqn, which is believed to have been shot down by flak on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

RETUR Zdzislaw (P.1617) PAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1262 GR-R of No 301 Sqn, which is believed to have been shot down by flak on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

BOCHACZEK Antoni (P.780855) PAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1262 GR-R of No 301 Sqn, which is believed to have been shot down by flak on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

GOLASZEWSKI Mieczyslaw (P.792069) PAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1262 GR-R of No 301 Sqn, which is believed to have been shot down by flak on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Mar

MEDD, GEORGE ALFRED  (998262) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE139 of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Abingdon on a transit flight from Stoke Orchard.  He is buried in Bilton (or Bilton-in-Holderness) (St Peter) Churchyard.

26-Mar

VIPOND, DALTON EASTMAN  (J/6995) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE139 of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Abingdon on a transit flight from Stoke Orchard.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

26-Mar

PHALEMPIN, HENRI  (R/60733) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE139 of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Abingdon on a transit flight from Stoke Orchard.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

26-Mar

HAINES, FRANK ERNEST  (R/73306) RCAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3364 of No 410 Sqn, which crashed near Longhorsley in Northumberland after control was lost in cloud whilst on patrol.  He is buried in Chevington Cemetery.

26-Mar

MORGAN, RHEDGE HAYDN DURHAM  (1056586) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE298 PT-D of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

WILLIAMS, ARTHUR FREDERICK  (R/67530) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE298 PT-D of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

GROFF, WILFRED RODGERS  (R/76024) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE298 PT-D of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

STALKER, LEONARD OGILVY  (R/78073) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE298 PT-D of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

HALSE, BRIAN JOSEPH  (402236) RAAF - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, AB495 of No 457 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Bf 109s on Ramrod 17.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

KREBS, WILLIAM MAX  (402194) RNZAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3577 'O' of No 485 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed on the beach at Le Havre on Ramrod 17.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Mar

JONES, WILLIAM IRVING  (J/7038) RCAF - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL510 of No 603 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Peterhead.  He is buried in Longside Cemetery.

26-Mar

HARRODINE, HENRY WILLIAM  (805450) AuxAF - age 27

Cpl

He had been serving with No 605 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in Java.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

26-Mar

LOGAN, JOHN GRAHAM  (632192) RAF - age 20

LAC

He was serving with No 949 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Carnmoney Cemetery.

26-Mar

BLUMENKRANZ, HANOCH  (774132) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 974 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

26-Mar

O'LEARY, ROBERT JOSEPH  (R/54187) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1221 of No 16 OTU, which flew into the ground at high speed near Polebrook during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Old Weston (St Swithun) Churchyard.

26-Mar

BOYCE, NORMAN GEORGE WOOD  (R/67561) RCAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1221 of No 16 OTU, which flew into the ground at high speed near Polebrook during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Old Weston (St Swithun) Churchyard.

26-Mar

LINDSEY, DONALD COLE  (R/69761) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1221 of No 16 OTU, which flew into the ground at high speed near Polebrook during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Old Weston (St Swithun) Churchyard.

26-Mar

DOBIE, ROBERT CHARLES  (R/92079) RCAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1221 of No 16 OTU, which flew into the ground at high speed near Polebrook during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Old Weston (St Swithun) Churchyard.

26-Mar

COOKE, ERNEST GEORGE  (1191592) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BG802 of No 301 MU, which spun into the ground whilst attempting a forced landing after running out of fuel during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

26-Mar

BAGGOTT, EDMUND ROY  (1197405) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV,  R3808 of No 54 OTU, which crashed on overshoot at night Church Fenton.  He is buried in Hinckley (Barwell) Cemetery.

26-Mar

BROWN, ANTHONY CARR HARLE  (654276) RAF - age 24

LAC

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

26-Mar

GALBRAITH, ARCHIBALD MURRAY  (R/78336) RCAF - age 25

LAC

He was serving at Tempsford and killed in a motorcycle accident near the station.  He is buried in Everton (St Mary) Churchyard.

26-Mar

JONES, IRA EILEEN  (443785) 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 Liverpool N.  She is buried in Glais (Sion) Welsh Congregational Chapelyard.

26-Mar

BRAMMALL, TREVOR ERNEST  (40336) RAF - age 23

Fg Off

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  Her death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in London (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery.

27-Mar

LUCAN, WALTER EDWARD  (1378384) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD596 'M' of No 38 Sqn, which crashed in the sea after being hit by flak during a torpedo attack.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

27-Mar

EDWARDS, HENRY PERCIVAL JOHN  (567536) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AA734 of No 65 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Debden.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery.

27-Mar

APPEL, HAROLD JOHN  (J/6957) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA,  P8563 of No 81 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Stanhope in County Durham.  He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard.

27-Mar

JENKINS, JOHN FRASER GRANT DSO, DFC (72517) RAFVR - age 24

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7276 RT-N of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on an Intruder sortie to Soesterberg airfield.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

27-Mar

BRANCKER, HENRY PAUL  (84026) RAFVR - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7276 RT-N of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on an Intruder sortie to Soesterberg airfield.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

27-Mar

GRAY, CHARLES HENRY  (626019) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7276 RT-N of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on an Intruder sortie to Soesterberg airfield.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

27-Mar

TAYLOR, HENRY  (114965) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3589 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down at Uedem near Goch on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Mar

WILLIAMS, GEORGE  (1186280) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3589 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down at Uedem near Goch on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Mar

BAILEY, EDGAR ALBERT  (1252567) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3589 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down at Uedem near Goch on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Mar

OWEN, EMRYS  (1253602) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3589 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down at Uedem near Goch on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Mar

TAYLOR, HARRY  (1260918) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3589 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down at Uedem near Goch on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Mar

WATKINSON, JAMES HERBERT  (1309927) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3589 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down at Uedem near Goch on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Mar

OLDHAM, EDWARD MURRAY  (402749) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL249 of No 131 Sqn, which failed to return from a scramble off the Isle of Man.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

WOOD, GEORGE ROBERT  (1334807) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4166 NF-B of No 138 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on its return from a SOE sortie to Holland.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

27-Mar

WIDDUP, STANLEY  (67703) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4166 NF-B of No 138 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on its return from a SOE sortie to Holland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

FRANKLIN, ROBERT WILLIAM  (105182) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4166 NF-B of No 138 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on its return from a SOE sortie to Holland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

EVANS, WILLIAM CHARLES  (526918) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4166 NF-B of No 138 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on its return from a SOE sortie to Holland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

HAILSTONE, KENNETH (820044) AuxAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4166 NF-B of No 138 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on its return from a SOE sortie to Holland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

THOMPSON, JOHN  (1055985) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4166 NF-B of No 138 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on its return from a SOE sortie to Holland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

SLABIKOWSKI Mieczyslaw (P.781592) PAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  , Z1291  of No 300 Sqn, which He was hit by shrapnel whilst in his gun turret over target, dying later on his return to RAF Hemswell.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

27-Mar

MICHALEK, VLADIMIR  (787667) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD197 of No 313 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 on a Ramrod to Ostend.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

BIRD, HERMAN ALBERT BENJAMIN (927772) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE219 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

TRAWFORD, ARTHUR FREDERICK  (1173842) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE219 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

FRASER, WILLIAM MACMILLAN  (J/15238) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE219 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

JENKINS, ALGER  (R/56125) RCAF - age 28

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE219 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

HOWELL, ROBERT FREDERICK  (944090) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT176 EQ-A of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

BROWN, CLIFFORD  (1356420) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT176 EQ-A of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

BROWN, WILLIAM BEAUMONT  (J/5227) RCAF - age 21

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT176 EQ-A of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

DUNN, CHARLES DOUGLAS  (R/65409) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT176 EQ-A of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

BEAVER, GORDON FINDLAY  (402237) RNZAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4140 EQ-B Bar of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

BENTLEY, SAMUEL FREDERICK  (633360) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4140 EQ-B Bar of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

BEALE, ROBERT NOEL  (752963) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4140 EQ-B Bar of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

McLEAN, GEORGE PERCY  (R/69027) RCAF - age 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4140 EQ-B Bar of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

HANBURY, BRUCE ALEXANDER  (C/1329) RCAF - age 30

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, T3142 of No 409 Sqn, which entered a flat spin and crashed at Lexeton, Lincolnshire during a demonstration flight.  He is buried in Scopwick Church Burial Ground.

27-Mar

SWEET, PHILIP MARCUS  (J/6191) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, T3142 of No 409 Sqn, which entered a flat spin and crashed at Lexeton, Lincolnshire during a demonstration flight.  He is buried in Scopwick Church Burial Ground.

27-Mar

DICKSON, JOHN WILLIAM  (R/355A) RCAF - age 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, T3142 of No 409 Sqn, which entered a flat spin and crashed at Lexeton, Lincolnshire during a demonstration flight.  He is buried in Scopwick Church Burial Ground.

27-Mar

BOW, WILLIAM DESMOND STUART  (60551) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was serving with No 612 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Roscanvel Communal Cemetery.

27-Mar

STEIN, DOUGLAS MURRAY  (65505) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was serving with No 612 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Roscanvel Communal Cemetery.

27-Mar

POTTER, JOHN WHEATLEY GOLDSMITH  (106515) RAFVR - age 25

Fg Off

He was serving with No 612 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Roscanvel Communal Cemetery.

27-Mar

NEWMAN, LEONARD KITCHENER  (542219) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was serving with No 612 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Roscanvel Communal Cemetery.

27-Mar

YOUNG, DOUGLAS ARTHUR  (922519) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 612 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Roscanvel Communal Cemetery.

27-Mar

TOOKEY, HAROLD MALCOLM  (1262418) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was serving with No 612 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Roscanvel Communal Cemetery.

27-Mar

DENSHAM, ARTHUR ROY  (41157) RAF - age 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire PR VII, AR245 of No 1 PRU, which failed to return from a PR sortie to Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Mar

FRAZER, ALAN RICHARD  (403327) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4018 of No 14 OTU, which crashed near the airfield at Saltby during a night flying practice.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

27-Mar

KING, ROBERT FOWLOW  (798525) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4018 of No 14 OTU, which crashed near the airfield at Saltby during a night flying practice.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

27-Mar

YOUNG, JAMES HENRY  (1354828) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2800 of No 21 OTU, which crashed near Moreton-in-Marsh following an engine fire during night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery.

27-Mar

BRAND, WILLIAM  (1113754) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2800 of No 21 OTU, which crashed near Moreton-in-Marsh following an engine fire during night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Piershill) Cemetery.

27-Mar

THOMSON, ALAN COPLAND  (1196328) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2800 of No 21 OTU, which crashed near Moreton-in-Marsh following an engine fire during night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Liverpool (Toxteth Park) Cemetery.

27-Mar

DUTTON, THEODORE EDWARD  (972095) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2800 of No 21 OTU, which crashed near Moreton-in-Marsh following an engine fire during night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Moreton-in-Marsh New Cemetery.

27-Mar

KIMPTON, PETER ADRIAN  (33429) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6473 of No 32 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Rodeo, New Mexico following an engine failure.  He is buried in El Paso (Fort Bliss) National Cemetery.

27-Mar

DRYDEN, HENRY KELSO  (403566) RAAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM847 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed on take off from Thornaby.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

27-Mar

GILBERT, WALTER HENRY  (522881) RAF - age Unknown

Cpl

He was serving with No 71 OTU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

27-Mar

WILLIAMS, VIVIAN JONES  (930087) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

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

27-Mar

STYLES, ADRIAN HENRY  (971966) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was serving at AHQ Med, and was probably killed in an air raid on Hal Far.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

27-Mar

TINDALL, LESLIE JAMES  (1290496) RAFVR - age 38

AC1

He was serving at Hal Far, and was probably killed in an air raid on Hal Far.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

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