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Casualties - 28 - 31 March 1942


28-Mar

HAYES, RAYMOND LAWRENCE  (69494) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9305 MG-V of No 7 Sqn, which crashed at Ahrensburg near Hamburg on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Mar

MARR, JOHN  (104341) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9305 MG-V of No 7 Sqn, which crashed at Ahrensburg near Hamburg on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Mar

HART, DAVID ROBERT  (104357) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9305 MG-V of No 7 Sqn, which crashed at Ahrensburg near Hamburg on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Mar

WATKIN, CHARLES JOSEPH NICHOLAS  (570553) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9305 MG-V of No 7 Sqn, which crashed at Ahrensburg near Hamburg on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Mar

ELLIS, VICTOR ARTHUR LIONEL  (902089) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9305 MG-V of No 7 Sqn, which crashed at Ahrensburg near Hamburg on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Mar

SOLLARS, LESLIE DONALD  (1177512) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9305 MG-V of No 7 Sqn, which crashed at Ahrensburg near Hamburg on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Mar

PAGE, RAYMOND WYATT  (1376304) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9305 MG-V of No 7 Sqn, which crashed at Ahrensburg near Hamburg on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Mar

GREEN, MERVYN RICHARD ROBERTS  (400707) RAAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7466 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which crashed at Guntz near Neumunster on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Mar

GRIMMETT, JAMES FREDERICK  (805349) AuxAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7466 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which crashed at Guntz near Neumunster on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Mar

TAPNER, EDGAR GEORGE  (915511) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7466 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which crashed at Guntz near Neumunster on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Mar

DUNN, DONALD IAN  (929387) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7466 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which crashed at Guntz near Neumunster on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Mar

MURDOCK, JOHN MacLEAN  (J/5687) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7466 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which crashed at Guntz near Neumunster on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Mar

STARRETT, CLARENCE WILLIAM  (R/76063) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7466 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which crashed at Guntz near Neumunster on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Mar

Wyn Griffith, J F RA ()  - age

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7466 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which crashed at Guntz near Neumunster on a raid to Lubeck.   .

28-Mar

EDWARDS, JEFFREY HUGH  (42052) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7501 MG-Z of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch Frisian Islands on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

EAGLE, LEONARD REIL  (570100) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7501 MG-Z of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch Frisian Islands on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

NORRIS, LOUIS ROBERT MARTIN (926585) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7501 MG-Z of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch Frisian Islands on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

GRAHAM, JOHN THOMPSON  (968335) RAFVR - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7501 MG-Z of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch Frisian Islands on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

SIDNEY-SMITH, DESMOND EDWIN SPROULE  (1056817) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7501 MG-Z of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch Frisian Islands on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

CALE, RONALD PHILIP  (1381147) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7501 MG-Z of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch Frisian Islands on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

BANKS, JOHN CHARLES LYON  (917462) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was serving with No 7 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

ROBINSON, KENNETH  (1109280) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was serving with No 64 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines Communal Cemetery.

28-Mar

COLLEDGE, DOUGLAS MURTON  (1258650) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9221 of No 77 Sqn, which crashed onto high ground near Ripon after jettisoning the bomb load over the sea on a raid to St-Nazaire.  He is buried in Leeming (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

28-Mar

SMITH, ERIC  (1141673) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was serving with No 78 Sqn and died from injuries sustained when he fell from a fairground roundabout when it was still in motion near Leeds.  He is buried in Manston (St James) Churchyard.

28-Mar

SMITH, ALEXANDER WEBSTER  (776136) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW368 of No 86 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

DURSTON, OWEN ROY  (1206589) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW368 of No 86 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

DUCKWORTH, WALTER  (997292) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW368 of No 86 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie off the Norwegian coast.  He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

28-Mar

MARTIN, EDWIN JOHN  (1325799) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW368 of No 86 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie off the Norwegian coast.  He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

28-Mar

SADLER, BASIL ELGAR PERCY  (67252) RAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9913 of No 109 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

MAYGOTHLING, GORDON JAMES  (100639) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9913 of No 109 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

CUSSEN, RICHARD JAMES  (106075) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9913 of No 109 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

BOWER, FRANK GRAHAM  (404478) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9913 of No 109 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

CASSELLS, FRANCIS JOHN  (404933) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9913 of No 109 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

WALKER, RONALD ARTHUR  (535972) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9913 of No 109 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

RENDELL, ROBERT FRANK  (1305046) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9913 of No 109 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

CONVEY, LEO JOSEPH  (J/6161) RCAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9913 of No 109 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

MAHER, JAMES BRIAN  (402517) RAAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3341 KO-W of No 115 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

28-Mar

WELLER, JOHN ALLAN  (404518) RAAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3341 KO-W of No 115 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

28-Mar

WILSON, PATRICK  (619929) RAF - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3341 KO-W of No 115 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

28-Mar

SUCKLING, HERBERT LLOYD  (1258955) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3341 KO-W of No 115 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

28-Mar

LAWRENCE, EDWARD BOLTON  (1283153) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3341 KO-W of No 115 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

28-Mar

BALLARD, WILLIAM  (1377131) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3341 KO-W of No 115 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

28-Mar

HUNTER, ROBERT PEARCE  (J/7429) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL766 of No 129 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Etretat on a Rodeo, possibly as a result of oxygen failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

PAPWORTH, EDWARD MICHAEL  (934447) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8571 'V' of No 148 Sqn, which crashed into rocks near Tolmeta as it returned from a raid on Benghazi harbour.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

28-Mar

MASSEY, THOMAS CHARLES  (932392) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5501 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which collided with Master II, DK973 of the RAF College near Lincoln during a training flight.  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery.

28-Mar

WOOD, DEREK ANSON  (1065432) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5501 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which collided with Master II, DK973 of the RAF College near Lincoln during a training flight.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

28-Mar

COX, RONALD WILLIAM  (1251520) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5501 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which collided with Master II, DK973 of the RAF College near Lincoln during a training flight.  He was cremated at  Mortlake Crematorium.

28-Mar

LINGARD, NORMAN ARTHUR  (1059599) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5501 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which collided with Master II, DK973 of the RAF College near Lincoln during a training flight.  He is buried in Worsley (St Mark) Churchyard.

28-Mar

TAYLOR, ARCHIE WILLIAM  (402417) RAAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4795 of No 236 Sqn, which was destroyed by the blast of the Ju 88 it was attacking when it exploded.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

PARFITT, HILARY ROLFE  (1152533) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4795 of No 236 Sqn, which was destroyed by the blast of the Ju 88 it was attacking when it exploded.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

BLOOMFIELD, DAVID I'ANSON  (402721) RAAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB187 of No 457 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off Dieppe on a Rodeo.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

EDWARDS, JAMES GEORGE  (403043) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL774 of No 457 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a Rodeo.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

BEAMISH, FRANCIS VICTOR DSO and Bar,, AFC (16089) RAF - age 39

Group Captain

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3649 FV-B of No 485 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rodeo.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

PTACEK, RUDOLF  (787434) RAFVR - age Unknown

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM148 of No 602 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a Rodeo.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

DIXON, RAYMOND ERIC  (1381568) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV503 of No 1 OADU, which ditched in the sea off Cape Espchel in Portugal on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Lisbon (St George) British Churchyard.

28-Mar

CANSICK, WILLIAM  (1383183) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV503 of No 1 OADU, which ditched in the sea off Cape Espchel in Portugal on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

JOHNSON, KENNETH JOSEPH  (956375) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7983 of No 13 OTU, which was lost over the Irish Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

BENNETT, JOHN  (1310784) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7983 of No 13 OTU, which was lost over the Irish Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

HOLLIER, FRANCIS ARTHUR EDWARD  (1378766) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7983 of No 13 OTU, which was lost over the Irish Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Mar

TILEY, EDWIN LYNDON  (742642) RAFVR - age 24

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander II, T1687 of No 1485 Flt, which crashed and cartwheeled into a tree near Market Rasen during an air test from Coningsby.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium.

28-Mar

KIRKWOOD, ROBERT JAMES  (63692) RAFVR - age 64

Fg Off

He was serving with No 164 ATC Sqn, and died from natural causes.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium.

28-Mar

McVEIGH, PATRICK JOSEPH  (625810) RAF - age Unknown

Cpl

He was serving with No 21 SFTS at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

28-Mar

HUTCHINSON, MAURICE  (987554) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington W5623  of No 3 (C) OTU, which was fired on by a convoy.  He is buried in Worksop (Retford Road) Cemetery.

28-Mar

CULLEN, HYLTON GEORGE  (657151) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V3990 of No 54 OTU, which dived into the ground at night near Ulleskelf, Yorkshire.  He is buried in Houghton (St John) Churchyard.

28-Mar

SHARP, JAMES ASHLEY EVERARD  (656122) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master 1, N7558 of No 55 OTU, which flew into the ground at Twizell House, near Belford in Northumberland whist flying at low level and hitting a tree.  He is buried in Burnham Norton (St Margaret) Church Cemetery.

28-Mar

DODD, ALAN JOSEPH AINSLEY  (1382699) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master 1, N7558 of No 55 OTU, which flew into the ground at Twizell House, near Belford in Northumberland whist flying at low level and hitting a tree.  He is buried in Lucker (St Hilda) Churchyard.

28-Mar

YORK, RONALD LEWIS  (758009) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8640 of No 57 OTU, which broke up in the air near Wrexham, Denbighshire.  He is buried in Abington (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard.

28-Mar

HOPKINS, BASIL EWART  (624263) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8640 of No 57 OTU, which broke up in the air near Wrexham, Denbighshire.  He is buried in Hawarden Cemetery.

28-Mar

DAVIES, RICHARD EDWARD  (1238802) RAFVR - age 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT13A, 41-1278 from Cochran Field, which crashed about 10 miles from Mayfield after being struck by 41-1230 whilst carrying out unauthorised low formation flying.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe.

28-Mar

HEDGER, THOMAS HENRY  (1526951) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT13A, 41-1230 from Cochran Field, which crashed about 10 miles from Mayfield after striking 41-1278 whilst carrying out unauthorised low formation flying.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe..

28-Mar

MARTIN, JOHN THOMAS  (1357199) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

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

28-Mar

BULLEN, FREDERICK SIDNEY HERBERT  (1284342) RAFVR - age 26

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 Bucklow.  He is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery.

28-Mar

CALLISTER, WILLIAM ROSS  (1132352) RAFVR - age 28

LAC

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

28-Mar

COHEN, HARRY  (1242931) RAFVR - age 34

AC2

He was serving in the UK and was killed instantly when he was knocked down from behind by a motor vehicle whilst he was walking to Pwllheli.  He is buried in Rainham (Federation) Jewish Cemetery.

28-Mar

SHORT, ROBERT PURSEY  (1037565) 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 N Walsham.  He is buried in Sherburn (St Mary) Churchyard.

28-Mar

WAKELING, FRANK HARRIS  (12197) RAF - age 53

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died at the Princess Mary Hospital, Halton Camp, cause unknown.  He is buried in Southchurch (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

29-Mar

CHURCHILL, CECIL STEPHEN  (104514) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7454 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

CASSAVETTI, IAN MCKENZIE  (113273) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7454 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

MITCHELL, JOHN  (627659) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7454 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

DAWSON, RAYMOND  (938688) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7454 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

DRACASS, HUGH  (1112246) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7454 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

HUME, DONALD ALASTAIR BARHAM  (1153452) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7454 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

CHEVALIER, JOSEPH FREDERIC  (J/6653) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7454 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

HARRIS, CLAUDE JOSEPH  (404028) RNZAF - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3462 AA-N of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

29-Mar

BELL, MAURICE PERROTT  (404882) RNZAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3462 AA-N of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

29-Mar

CRAN, FRANKLYN BERTRAM  (405237) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3462 AA-N of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

29-Mar

CROSS, THOMAS RICHARD  (917809) RAFVR - age 35

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3462 AA-N of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

29-Mar

HINTON, JAMES WILLIAM  (1150584) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3462 AA-N of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

29-Mar

ALLEN, RONALD GILLAM  (1261123) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3462 AA-N of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

29-Mar

LUMB, THEODORE ARTHUR  (61284) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5781 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

29-Mar

COX, WILLIAM LAWRENCE  (924154) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5781 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

29-Mar

THOMAS, EDWARD  (941095) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5781 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

29-Mar

WOODBRIDGE, SYDNEY THOMAS  (1251279) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5781 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

29-Mar

ROONEY, JAMES  (1359687) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5781 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

29-Mar

WALSH, PATRICK CHARLES  (R/75183) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5781 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

29-Mar

BURCHER, JOHN EDWARD  (1308006) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was serving with No 83 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

29-Mar

FYSON, BERTRAM JOHN  (83301) RAFVR - age 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1061 of No 103 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid on Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

DODD, JOHN ROBERT  (923344) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1061 of No 103 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid on Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

FRASER, HUGH IAN  (996595) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1061 of No 103 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid on Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

WARD, JOHN EDWARD  (66580) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1061 of No 103 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

29-Mar

HARRIS, ANDREW ALBERT SIDNEY  (1176650) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1061 of No 103 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

29-Mar

WRIGHT, ERSKINE PETER  (1265550) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1061 of No 103 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

29-Mar

CURRIE, ALEXANDER  (113205) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7394 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

BROUGH, HAROLD SELWYN  (115672) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7394 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

BUSSELL, HENRY CHAYTOR  (405228) RNZAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7394 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

SEERY, JOHN  (553853) RAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7394 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

FRY, FRANCIS ALFRED  (625746) RAF - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7394 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

DIMOND, EDGAR ROBERT  (921126) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7394 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

SWAINE, DONALD  (1105999) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7394 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

SMITH, KENNETH WILLIAM  (573395) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1274 QT-P of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

29-Mar

WHALE, HORACE JAMES  (952261) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1274 QT-P of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

29-Mar

MURRAY, GERALD PATRICK  (1058530) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1274 QT-P of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

29-Mar

LEATHER, GEORGE THOMAS  (1167454) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1274 QT-P of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

29-Mar

McHUTCHISON, HUGH JAMES  (1255402) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1274 QT-P of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

29-Mar

PICHER, WILFRED CLARENCE  (R/77269) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1274 QT-P of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

29-Mar

HART, HERBERT WYNDHAM  (115127) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, AA384 of No 151 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Stamford.  He is buried in Wittering (All Saints) Churchyard.

29-Mar

SNOOK, ALDRIDGE JAMES  (917338) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, AA384 of No 151 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Stamford.  He is buried in Wittering (All Saints) Churchyard.

29-Mar

ELLIOTT, LLOYD GEORGE  (R/80244) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL989 of No 402 Sqn, which was lost over the Bristol Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Mar

McLEOD, NORMAN RICHARD  (R/68643) RCAF - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in died from natural cause in the Neurological Base Hospital at Basingstoke. of No 405 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Eye (or Aignish Burial Ground) Cemetery.

29-Mar

HOBSON, KENNETH EDWARD  (J/4903) RCAF - age 30

Plt Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Wellington III, X3477 VR-G of No 419 Sqn, which crash landed near Wilhelmshaven after being attacked by night fighters on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

29-Mar

FLESCH, ARNOLD LEO  (R/75715) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Wellington III, X3477 VR-G of No 419 Sqn, which crash landed near Wilhelmshaven after being attacked by night fighters on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

29-Mar

TABNER, JAMES HENRY  (1205857) RAFVR - age 32

LAC

He was serving with No 958 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Bidford-on-Avon Burial Ground.

29-Mar

PRINCE, JOHN  (1388433) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3561 of No 54 OTU, which dived into the ground at night near Sherburn.  He is buried in Bedfont Cemetery.

29-Mar

BAILEY, WALTER HIBBARD  (1381194) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3561 of No 54 OTU, which dived into the ground at night near Sherburn.  He is buried in Bolton-upon-Dearne Cemetery.

29-Mar

ROLLINS, DENNIS CHARLES  (1309521) RAFVR - age 26

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died from an illness after much suffering.  His death was registered in Birmingham.  He is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery.

29-Mar

READ, JAMES FREDERICK  (933693) RAFVR - age 29

LAC

He was serving with No 1454 Flt and was killed when he was struck in the back of the head by the propeller of he was "blowing out" the engine, the switched were supposed to be off but weren't and the engine fired up, killing him instantly.  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery.

29-Mar

CASSIDY, ETHEL  (896633) WAAF - age 21

LACW

She was serving in the UK and died in the Miners' and General Hospital at Redruth from injuries sustained the previous night when she was knocked down by a car.  She is buried in Perth (Wellshill) Cemetery.

30-Mar

BLUNDEN, NEIL RALPH  (403419) RNZAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, W1044 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area whilst on a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

EASTWOOD, WILLIAM BENJAMIN (1175893) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, W1044 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area whilst on a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

FRANKLIN, HAROLD RALPH  (R/68080) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, W1044 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area whilst on a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

HENMAN, ARTHUR REGINALD  (R/69157) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, W1044 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area whilst on a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

DAY, GEOFFREY CYRIL  (102112) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, W1044 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area whilst on a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

30-Mar

RICHARDS, REGINALD GEORGE ARTHUR  (575840) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, W1044 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area whilst on a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

30-Mar

MAY, KENNETH COVERDALE  (1007103) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, W1044 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area whilst on a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

30-Mar

STEVENS-FOX, AUBREY CHARLES  (60772) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1043 ZA-F of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area whilst on a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

LENEY, SAMUEL ROBERT  (104588) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1043 ZA-F of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area whilst on a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

WHEATLEY, HAROLD SYDNEY  (567428) RAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1043 ZA-F of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area whilst on a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

HAGUE, ARNOLD  (948242) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1043 ZA-F of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area whilst on a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

HALL, WALTER  (1102753) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1043 ZA-F of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area whilst on a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

HALL, ERIC ARCHIBALD  (1200462) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1043 ZA-F of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area whilst on a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

WEBSTER, FREDERICK DAVID  (43127) RAF - age 29

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1043 ZA-F of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area whilst on a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

30-Mar

KECK, HARRY KINGWELL  (400591) RAAF - age 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7627 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down in error by Hurricanes  near Ras el Rumb.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Mar

HIBBERT, JOHN HENRY  (906246) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7627 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down in error by Hurricanes  near Ras el Rumb.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Mar

RYLANDS, GEOFFREY PAUL DFM (984571) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7627 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down in error by Hurricanes  near Ras el Rumb.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Mar

MURRAY, GEOFFREY HILLAM GURR  (407094) RAAF - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9496 of No 35 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea following a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

PALMER, SAMUEL  (526215) RAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9496 of No 35 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea following a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

STAFF, JAMES FREDERICK  (959971) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9496 of No 35 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea following a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

NELMES, LESLIE JOHN  (1152271) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9496 of No 35 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea following a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

ARCHIBALD, WILLIAM BRUCE  (533809) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9496 of No 35 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea following a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

30-Mar

FRANCIS, DOUGLAS  (632346) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9496 of No 35 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea following a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

30-Mar

McLAREN, ARCHIBALD MCCULLOCH  (993204) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9496 of No 35 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea following a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

30-Mar

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He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, AW201 of No 1 OADU, which crashed on landing at Luqa on a delivery flight from Gibraltar.   .

30-Mar

 ()  - age

 

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, N1034 of No 1 OADU, which failed to arrive at Malta on a delivery flight from Gibraltar.   .

30-Mar

JOHNSON, CONRAD ERVIN (406301) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9832 of No 1 OADU, which failed to arrive in Egypt on a delivery flight from Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

30-Mar

JANNEY, HAROLD  (406396) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9832 of No 1 OADU, which failed to arrive in Egypt on a delivery flight from Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

30-Mar

SHINER, JACK MARAWA  (406412) RAAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9832 of No 1 OADU, which failed to arrive in Egypt on a delivery flight from Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

30-Mar

NEWELL-JONES, CHRISTOPHER  (109475) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB511 of No 1 OADU, which failed to arrive at Malta on a delivery flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

DARGAVEL, ROBERT WILLIAM  (109511) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB511 of No 1 OADU, which failed to arrive at Malta on a delivery flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

FEATHERSTONE, GERALD  (109522) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB511 of No 1 OADU, which failed to arrive at Malta on a delivery flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

CLARK, KENNETH ROSEBROOK  (1153963) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB511 of No 1 OADU, which failed to arrive at Malta on a delivery flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

BRYANT, CHARLES FRANK  (1336129) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB511 of No 1 OADU, which failed to arrive at Malta on a delivery flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

GRISDALE, ROBERT  (1379662) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB511 of No 1 OADU, which failed to arrive at Malta on a delivery flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

HUNTER, RONALD CRAWFORD  (403006) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5572 of No 42 OTU, which spun into the ground on the approach to Andover following an engine failure.  He is buried in Andover Cemetery.

30-Mar

McTAVISH, ALASTAIR FRASER  (J/8174) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5572 of No 42 OTU, which spun into the ground on the approach to Andover following an engine failure.  He is buried in Andover Cemetery.

30-Mar

WOLFENDEN, NORMAN  (112760) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5572 of No 42 OTU, which spun into the ground on the approach to Andover following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oldham (Hollinwood) Cemetery.

30-Mar

PODBURY, FRANK LOUIS  (656674) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, N5405 of No 6 FIS, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing ay Severn Stoke in Worcestershire.  He is buried in Cadder Cemetery.

30-Mar

GARRETT, ALFRED WILLIAM  (400950) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9025 of the ADU, which crashed on the approach to Luqa and hit a wall.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

30-Mar

POLLOCK, THOMAS ERIC  (402393) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9025 of the ADU, which crashed on the approach to Luqa and hit a wall.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

30-Mar

REED, CHARLES JOSEPH WILLIAM E.  (402774) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9025 of the ADU, which crashed on the approach to Luqa and hit a wall.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

30-Mar

RIORDAN, KENNETH DOUGLAS  (402775) RAAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9025 of the ADU, which crashed on the approach to Luqa and hit a wall.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

30-Mar

SPURGEON, JACK DOUGLAS  (1467632) RAFVR - age 26

AC2

He was travelling aboard HMT Muncaster Castle, which was sunk off Monrovia by the U-71.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

STAPLES, ROBERT STANLEY  (1386108) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

He was travelling aboard HMT Muncaster Castle, which was sunk off Monrovia by the U-72.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Mar

PARSONS, JOHN  (973617) RAF - age 24

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 Stockport.  He is buried in Bredbury (St Mark) Churchyard.

30-Mar

HARMER, GEORGE WILLIAM DOUGLAS  (1449167) 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 Leicester.  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery.

30-Mar

FAIRWEATHER, CHARLES VARNEY  (1190111) RAFVR - age 28

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 Uxbridge.  He was cremated at  Woking (St John's) Crematorium.

31-Mar

USHER, MOSES LEWIS  (J/15861) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, R9438 of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area on a raid against the Tirpitz.  He is buried in Lerwick New Cemetery.

31-Mar

BUCKLEY, JOHN PETER BURTON  (R/56144) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, R9438 of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area on a raid against the Tirpitz.  He is buried in Lerwick New Cemetery.

31-Mar

WOOD, JOHN ALLEN  (901160) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, R9438 of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area on a raid against the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Mar

POWELL, GEOFFREY NOEL EDWARD  (922976) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, R9438 of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area on a raid against the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Mar

MEREDITH, RONALD  (937585) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, R9438 of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area on a raid against the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Mar

BUSHBY, JOSEPH BRYAN  (1057442) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, R9438 of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area on a raid against the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Mar

PEACH, ANTHONY JOHN  (1268062) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, R9438 of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area on a raid against the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Mar

DUNLOP, JAMES BLACK  (547222) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1015 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which presumed to have been shot down by fighters in the target area during a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Mar

GOODRUM, LEWIS EDWARD  (954695) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1015 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which presumed to have been shot down by fighters in the target area during a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Mar

CAMPBELL, DOUGLAS GRANVILLE JOSEPH  (1173814) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1015 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which presumed to have been shot down by fighters in the target area during a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Mar

BROWN, PETER GREGORY  (106502) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1015 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which presumed to have been shot down by fighters in the target area during a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

31-Mar

COHEN, MAURICE  (655080) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1015 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which presumed to have been shot down by fighters in the target area during a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

31-Mar

MEADE, ERIC TALBOT  (920366) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1015 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which presumed to have been shot down by fighters in the target area during a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

31-Mar

STEINHAUER, GEORGE HENRY  (R/70825) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1015 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which presumed to have been shot down by fighters in the target area during a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

31-Mar

BURDETT, ARTHUR PATRICK  (78272) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, R9453 MP-K of No 76 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea following a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is buried in Lerwick New Cemetery.

31-Mar

HANSON, LEONARD WILLIAM  (406178) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, R9453 MP-K of No 76 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea following a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Mar

MARTIN, DENNIS CLIFFORD  (568524) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, R9453 MP-K of No 76 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea following a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Mar

DAVIS, STANLEY  (1006122) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, R9453 MP-K of No 76 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea following a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Mar

BOWSHER, NORMAN FREDERICK  (J/5797) RCAF - age 38

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, R9453 MP-K of No 76 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea following a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Mar

FLETCHER, LEONARD WATSON  (R/57839) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, R9453 MP-K of No 76 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea following a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Mar

CADGER, WILLIAM JOHN  (R/64713) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, R9453 MP-K of No 76 Sqn, which presumed to have come down in the sea following a raid on the Tirpitz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Mar

BURDETT, ARTHUR PATRICK  (78272) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 76 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Lerwick New Cemetery.

31-Mar

STEELE, ARCHIBALD COOPER  (993840) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, Z5302 of No 185 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s as it took off on an interception.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

31-Mar

JORDON, NELSON BRUCE  (1237278) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He was serving with No 245 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium.

31-Mar

FORESTELL, THOMAS DOMINIC  (R/75999) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, W9241 of No 289 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Inverness.  He is buried in Inverness (Tomnahurich) Cemetery.

31-Mar

BURNIE, ANDREW  (111958) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3838 of No 13 OTU, which lost without a trace on a navigation exercise, probably over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Mar

GEERS, ALFRED EDWARD  (927418) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3838 of No 13 OTU, which lost without a trace on a navigation exercise, probably over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Mar

GRAY, JAMES  (974897) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3838 of No 13 OTU, which lost without a trace on a navigation exercise, probably over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Mar

JONES, FRANK LEWIS  (61672) RAFVR - age 50

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 78 Sqn ATC and died at Leavesden Emergency Hospital, Watford, cause unknown.  He is buried in Wembley (Alperton) Burial Ground.

31-Mar

RATHAM RASHID  (5068) Iraq Levies - age Unknown

Sgt

He was a member of the Iraq Levies but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial.

31-Mar

OLIVER, REGINALD BEVERLEY  (87934) RAFVR - age 49

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 Bromley.  He is buried in Bacton (St Andrew) Churchyard.

31-Mar

HORNE, TREVOR  (1489443) 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 Wharfedale.  He is buried in Fulford Cemetery.

31-Mar

PEEVOR, RICHARD WILLIAM  (1130740) 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 Peterborough.  He is buried in Middlesbrough (Linthorpe) Cemetery.

31-Mar

MAY, ALBERT JOHN  (1129578) RAFVR - age 26

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 Gloucester R.  He is buried in Roche Cemetery.

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