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Casualties - 10 - 12 April 1942


10-Apr

VLK, JAN  (788036) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, Z3970 of No 1 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Bognor Regis.  He is buried in Chichester Cemetery.

10-Apr

MACTAGGART, ALISTAIR  (107992) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3702 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Himmelgeist during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

10-Apr

ORBUCK, LAURENCE DAVID  (400029) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3702 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Himmelgeist during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

10-Apr

FRANCIS, ROGER OWEN  (982893) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3702 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Himmelgeist during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

10-Apr

WALKER, JACK  (1059468) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3702 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Himmelgeist during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

10-Apr

ELMES, STEPHEN  (1217079) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3702 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Himmelgeist during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

10-Apr

TAPLEY, HENRY MAXWELL  (1525452) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3702 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Himmelgeist during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

10-Apr

FLETCHER, COLIN ALAIS  (402328) RAAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5570 of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Apr

FROST, RAE REES  (403047) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5570 of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Apr

PRATT, EDWIN VICTOR  (1160114) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5570 of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Apr

ROW, FINDON DOUGLAS NEWTON  (1184110) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5570 of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Apr

COOK, HAROLD LESLIE  (J/15258) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5570 of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Apr

McEWEN, WILLIAM TRIPP  (R/69829) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5570 of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Apr

CLAUSON, PETER DOUGLAS  (406433) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9722 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from LG116 for a raid on Maleme airfield.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

10-Apr

DALY, EDWARD JAMES  (934648) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He had been serving with No 34 Sqn and died from malaria in a POW hospital at Tilijap, Java after seven weeks in hiding from the Japanese.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

10-Apr

WORTHY, REGINALD PERCY  (61231) RAFVR - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE421 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

10-Apr

McGRENERY, THOMAS HILL  (1052525) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE421 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Apr

WILKINSON, JOHN WILLIAM  (1050141) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE421 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

10-Apr

COLLINS, WILLIAM ALFRED  (903486) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT190 EA-A of No 49 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by flak near the target during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

10-Apr

WOODHEAD, STUART  (1109752) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT190 EA-A of No 49 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by flak near the target during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

10-Apr

CONNOLLY, JOHN RAYMOND  (115777) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, R9484 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Recklinghausen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

10-Apr

REYNOLDS, CHARLES NOEL  (400647) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, R9484 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Recklinghausen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

10-Apr

GEORGE, WILLIAM DENNIS ROBERT  (567548) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, R9484 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Recklinghausen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

10-Apr

KITCHEN, RICHARD  (1021801) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, R9484 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Recklinghausen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

10-Apr

SWAIN, MURRAY CHARLES FRED  (1168176) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, R9484 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Recklinghausen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

10-Apr

PARKER, SIDNEY FRANK  (1172586) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, R9484 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Recklinghausen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

10-Apr

LAMBETH, HEWART JOSEPH  (1255089) RAFVR - age 37

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, R9484 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Recklinghausen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

10-Apr

McELIN, JOHN  (956357) RAFVR - age 24

Cpl

He was serving with No 93 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, but probably died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford as his death was registered in Wenlock.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Burslem) Cemetery.

10-Apr

JOHNSON, DAVID HUNTLY  (80283) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT218 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

10-Apr

WEEKS, HENRY CHARLES  (402990) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT218 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

10-Apr

KENNEDY, MAURICE YOUNG  (404070) RNZAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT218 of No 144 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

10-Apr

POKORNY, FRANTISEK  (788141) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL480 of No 313 Sqn, which was probably shot down by an Fw 190 during a Rodeo.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Apr

Choron, M P C ()  - age

 

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL761' 'U of No 340 Sqn, which was shot down by an Fw 190 during a sweep to Boulogne.   .

10-Apr

ROBINSON, MICHAEL LISTER  (37300) RAF - age 25

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3770 ML-R of No 340 Sqn, which was shot down by an Fw 190 during a sweep to Boulogne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Apr

GOULD, GEORGE STANLEY  (R/ 71707) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD305 of No 412 Sqn, which collided with BL242 of the same unit near Waddington.  He is buried in Scopwick Church Burial Ground.

10-Apr

WATERS, RALPH ERNEST  (408165) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL384 of No 452 Sqn, which spun into the ground near St Bee's Head.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Apr

NOWELL, JOHN SINCLAIR  (116388) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, R1960 of No 2 FIS, which dived into the ground at Fordoun, Kincardineshire.  He is buried in Nottingham Church Cemetery.

10-Apr

SOPER, RONALD WILLIAM  (1281971) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, R1960 of No 2 FIS, which dived into the ground at Fordoun, Kincardineshire.  He is buried in Southgate Cemetery.

10-Apr

KELLY, WILLIAM RUSSELL  (45729) RAF - age 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4444 of No 5 (C) OTU, which dived into the ground near Kemble.  He is buried in Roydon (St Remigius) Churchyard.

10-Apr

CONSIDINE, ANTHONY TALBOT PERCY  (1077651) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

His unit and the circumstances of his death have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Hemelumer Oldeferd (Koudum) General Cemetery.

10-Apr

ATKIN, THOMAS WALPOLE  (657491) RAF - age 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT13A, 41-9940 from Gunter Field, which crashed near Perote, Alabama during a night formation navigation exercise.  He kept leaving his flight and it is thought he may have been suffering from vertigo.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe.

10-Apr

NASH, FREDERICK  (1387959) RAFVR - age 24

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT13A, 41-0912 from Gunter Field, which spun into the ground at McLemore Auxiliary Field during a forced landing practice.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe.

10-Apr

AYER, JOHN BUTLER  (83702) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

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

10-Apr

GIMSON, PETER GEOFFREY CHARLES  (60764) RAFVR - age 23

Fg Off

He was serving with the PRU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

10-Apr

CAMERON, WILLIAM  (757257) RAFVR - age Unknown

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 Glasgow (Cardonald) Cemetery.

10-Apr

HODGES, HORACE SYDNEY  (60587) RAFVR - age 51

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 Chipping Norton.  He is buried in Harting (SS Mary and Gabriel) Churchyard.

10-Apr

ROBSON, THOMAS  (1031627) RAFVR - age 34

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 Bangor.  He is buried in Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery.

10-Apr

SPARKS, LEONARD FRANCIS  (215549) RAF - age 43

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 Hatfield.  He is buried in New Southgate Cemetery.

11-Apr

GIBLIN, WILLIAM  (1526080) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Rapide, Z7263 (ex G-ADIM) of No 4 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Doncaster, Yorkshire.  He is buried in Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery.

11-Apr

INGLEFIELD, EDWARD CLAUD  (37738) RAFO - age 25

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Rapide, Z7263 (ex G-ADIM) of No 4 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Doncaster, Yorkshire.  He is buried in Fulford Cemetery.

11-Apr

BOYCE, CHARLES JOHN ROGER  (112002) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Rapide, Z7263 (ex G-ADIM) of No 4 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Doncaster, Yorkshire.  He is buried in Kingsbury (St Andrew) Churchyard.

11-Apr

GOULD, EDGAR GEORGE SPENCER  (1261768) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I N3703 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Huntingdon as a result of flak damage on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

11-Apr

WILSON, MATTHEW DRUMMOND HENDERSON  (70885) RAF - age 28

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I N3703 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Huntingdon as a result of flak damage on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Wyton (St Margaret and All Saints) Churchyard.

11-Apr

SULLIVAN, HENRY ARTHUR  (107484) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AE645 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Apr

WILL, GORDON BOWMAN  (65445) RAFVR - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AE645 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Norway.  He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

11-Apr

BRUCE, KENNETH DOUGLAS  (72249) RAF - age 23

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AE645 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Norway.  He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

11-Apr

BROCK, RAYMOND  (958929) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AE645 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Norway.  He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

11-Apr

CHISHOLM, RONALD FREDERICK  (1151078) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AE645 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off Norway.  He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

11-Apr

McCLINTOCK, ARTHUR NEILL  (89827) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM560 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Apr

HANNA, JOSEPH  (553992) RAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM560 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Apr

MELVIN, JAMES BORRIE  (751307) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM560 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Apr

MORGAN, DENNIS RICHARD IRVING  (1101846) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM560 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Apr

JOHNSTON, GEORGIE FREDERICK  (1118841) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT187 of No 144 Sqn, which crashed near Holbeach whilst attempting to make an emergency landing on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Inveresk Parish Churchyard.

11-Apr

ALLEN, WILLIAM ALEXANDER MCMEEKIN  (400198) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT187 of No 144 Sqn, which crashed near Holbeach whilst attempting to make an emergency landing on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard.

11-Apr

WOODFIELD, FRANK  (954449) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT187 of No 144 Sqn, which crashed near Holbeach whilst attempting to make an emergency landing on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Walsall (Ryecroft) Cemetery.

11-Apr

AMOS, WALTER DAVID  (1377677) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5482 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off Ostend during a Nickel raid.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

11-Apr

TILL, DOUGLAS HAROLD  (934087) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5482 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off Ostend during a Nickel raid.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

11-Apr

MACKIRDY, IAN MACTAGGAT  (1161197) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5482 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off Ostend during a Nickel raid.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

11-Apr

WHITBREAD, BASIL EDWIN  (923920) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5482 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off Ostend during a Nickel raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Apr

DAVIES, THOMAS ANTHONY FREDERICK  (977122) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5482 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off Ostend during a Nickel raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Apr

HORN, ANDREW BOOTHROYD  (926513) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BM907 of No 213 Sqn, which dived into Lake Edku following an engine failure on the approach.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

11-Apr

MURRAY, JAMES WALTER  (104453) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF856 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Gelsenkirchen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

11-Apr

PENNY, CYRIL WALTER  (925051) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF856 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Gelsenkirchen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

11-Apr

BONSER, FRED  (992516) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF856 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Gelsenkirchen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

11-Apr

SMITH, DAVID  (1308039) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF856 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Gelsenkirchen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

11-Apr

NEAL, HARRY ALYN  (R/67970) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF856 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Gelsenkirchen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

11-Apr

Butterworth, H M RA ()  - age

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF856 of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Gelsenkirchen on a raid to Essen.   .

11-Apr

JANIK Jozef (P.784142) PAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1230  of No 304 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed near Kassel on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

11-Apr

RYCHNOVSKY, KAREL  (82632) RAFVR - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8838 KX-Z of No 311 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland having suffered engine problems during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

11-Apr

KALENSKY, JOSEF  (787177) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8838 KX-Z of No 311 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland having suffered engine problems during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

11-Apr

KODES, KAREL  (787261) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8838 KX-Z of No 311 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland having suffered engine problems during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

11-Apr

HRDINA, JOSEF  (787310) RAFVR - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8838 KX-Z of No 311 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland having suffered engine problems during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

11-Apr

PEPRNICEK, JAN  (787872) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8838 KX-Z of No 311 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland having suffered engine problems during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

11-Apr

POLITZER, JOSEF  (787875) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8838 KX-Z of No 311 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland having suffered engine problems during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

11-Apr

SMITH, RODERICK GILES  (R/92555) RCAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3503 of No 410 Sqn, which flew into Aberley Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Apr

MACKINNON, ALAN GORDON  (1387905) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3503 of No 410 Sqn, which flew into Aberley Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Apr

MANNERS, SETH TILSTONE  (403142) RAAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE291 UB-K of No 455 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

11-Apr

HARLAND, CHARLES ANTONY  (404790) RAAF - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE291 UB-K of No 455 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

11-Apr

LARKIN, JOSEPH ANTHONY  (1310060) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE291 UB-K of No 455 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

11-Apr

ORMSTON, CHARLES KAY  (1355088) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE291 UB-K of No 455 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

11-Apr

ROBERTS, ROBERT CHARLES  (3200) RAAF - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT221 UB-D of No 455 Sqn, which crashed at Sturzelburg near Neuss on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

11-Apr

KECK, FREDERICK ABBEY  (400623) RAAF - age 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT221 UB-D of No 455 Sqn, which crashed at Sturzelburg near Neuss on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

11-Apr

CANNING, FRANK HILL  (408045) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT221 UB-D of No 455 Sqn, which crashed at Sturzelburg near Neuss on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

11-Apr

WRIGHT, JOHN RIPLEY  (1057411) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT221 UB-D of No 455 Sqn, which crashed at Sturzelburg near Neuss on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

11-Apr

SHAW, HARRY  (987857) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5527 of No 2 (C) OTU, which crashed at Brandesburton whilst taking off from Catfoss at night.  He is buried in Mexborough Cemetery.

11-Apr

ROBERTS, JAMES STANLEY  (659164) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hector, K8126 of No 2 GTS, which flew into the ground near Weston-on-the-Green.  He is buried in Scarborough (Woodlands) Cemetery.

11-Apr

CONSIDINE, JAMES PATRICK  (112289) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIB, P7990 of No 57 OTU, which crashed at Gronant, Prestatyn due to unknown causes.  He is buried in Hawarden Cemetery.

11-Apr

HAWES, WILFRED JOHN  (1400323) RAFVR - age 30

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT13, 41-9644 from Cochran Field, which crashed at Jeffersonville, Georgia during a night navigation flight, cause unknown.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe.

11-Apr

WINTER, PHILIP WALTER  (1046282) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT13, 41-1412 from Cochran Field, which crashed 30 miles east of Macon during a night navigation flight, cause unknown.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe.

11-Apr

BALMER, DAVID  (984604) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, AE589 of the OADU, which crashed on landing at Luqa on a delivery flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Apr

HELSDON, ROBERT JOHN  (778387) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, AE589 of the OADU, which crashed on landing at Luqa on a delivery flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Apr

FOOTNER, GLEN MALCOLM  (1250025) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, AE589 of the OADU, which crashed on landing at Luqa on a delivery flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Apr

STONER, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1282530) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, AE589 of the OADU, which crashed on landing at Luqa on a delivery flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Apr

HUNTER, ERNEST  (649774) RAF - age 35

Cpl

He was serving in the Middle East at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh Cemetery.

11-Apr

GREEN, ERNEST ARTHUR  (1528358) RAFVR - age 37

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 York.  He is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery.

11-Apr

HASTIE, GEORGE DRUMMOND  (984768) RAFVR - age 38

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Edinburgh Eastern Cemetery.

11-Apr

PROWSE, HENRY  (528188) RAF - age 26

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 Scilly.  He is buried in Old Church Cemetery, Isles of Scilly.

11-Apr

RUDD, ELLWOOD DOUGLAS  (1022093) 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 Bucklow.  He is buried in Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery.

11-Apr

FELLOWS, SYDNEY WILLIAM  (799740) RAFVR - age 52

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 Newton Abbott.  He is buried in Torquay Cemetery and Extension.

12-Apr

WATTS, EDWARD GEORGE HULLET  (1051882) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3450 'H' of No 41 Sqn, which failed to return from Circus 122 against Hazebrouck Marshalling Yards.  He is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

12-Apr

GOODING, ALBERT FREDERICK  (960548) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 45 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery.

12-Apr

LANGLEY, BERT JOHN  (1325122) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley, ? of No 58 Sqn, which crashed into Port Bay.  He is buried in Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery.

12-Apr

FLEMING, ROBERT S.  (R/78125) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley, ? of No 58 Sqn, which crashed into Port Bay.  He is buried in St Columb Major Cemetery.

12-Apr

MAYS, BEN FREEMAN  (106509) RAFVR - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD810 of No 71 Sqn, which was shot down by an Fw 190 on Circus 122 against Hazebrouck Marshalling Yards.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

12-Apr

CAMPBELL, DUNCAN  (1108043) RAFVR - age 34

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5664 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

12-Apr

GILLESPIE, ROBERT  (43533) RAF - age 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5664 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Apr

BROWN, ROYE WILMOTT  (404932) RAAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5664 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Apr

FAIRHURST, EDWARD ERNEST  (1051595) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5664 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Apr

WHITE, FRANK  (1163761) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5664 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Apr

MOSELEY, CERRIS  (1254452) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5664 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Apr

DELANEY, THOMAS JOSEPH  (798558) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston II, W8355 OM-G of No 107 Sqn, which ditched in the Channel after being hit by flak over Hazebrouck.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

12-Apr

HATTON, ALAN SYDNEY  (1182470) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston II, W8355 OM-G of No 107 Sqn, which ditched in the Channel after being hit by flak over Hazebrouck.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

12-Apr

DOCHERTY, COLIN FRANK  (1283610) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston II, W8355 OM-G of No 107 Sqn, which ditched in the Channel after being hit by flak over Hazebrouck.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

12-Apr

EVERETT, HAROLD WILLIAM  (920700) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT155 of No 144 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames at Ridlington near Oakham whilst on an air test.  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery.

12-Apr

LIDDELL, DAVID LLOYD CARNEGY  (402877) RNZAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT155 of No 144 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames at Ridlington near Oakham whilst on an air test.  He is buried in North Luffenham (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

12-Apr

BEASSE, C ()  - age

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD131 of No 222 Sqn, which was shot down on Circus 122 against Hazebrouck Marshalling Yards.   .

12-Apr

HOLLOWAY, REGINALD JOHN  (547408) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8334 MQ-R of No 226 Sqn, which crashed near Hemswell after stalling during a demonstration flight.  He is buried in Bridstow (St Bridget) Churchyard Extension.

12-Apr

HALE, LEONARD  (755336) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8334 MQ-R of No 226 Sqn, which crashed near Hemswell after stalling during a demonstration flight.  He is buried in Eltham Cemetery, London.

12-Apr

DAVIES, THOMAS EMLYN  (116950) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8334 MQ-R of No 226 Sqn, which crashed near Hemswell after stalling during a demonstration flight.  He is buried in Harpswell (St Chad) Churchyard.

12-Apr

MacCLANCY, MICHAEL ROBERT  (42620) RAF - age 22

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8334 MQ-R of No 226 Sqn, which crashed near Hemswell after stalling during a demonstration flight.  He is buried in Sutton (St Fintan's) Cemetery.

12-Apr

LANE, BRYAN ALMOND TREMAYNE  (978004) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4796 of No 236 Sqn, which disappeared on a Reefer Patrol off the coast of Holland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Apr

ADDESS, MAXWELL  (1375854) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4796 of No 236 Sqn, which disappeared on a Reefer Patrol off the coast of Holland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Apr

EDSALL, ERIC FRANK DFC (81368) RAF - age 24

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 261 Sqn and died from injuries sustained three days earlier when he was hit in the back by a 'Zero' strafing the  airfield at China Bay whilst he was trying to reach a bowser and move it to safety.  He is buried in Trincomalee War Cemetery.

12-Apr

PAJER Piotr (P.1336) PAF - age 38

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, Z1213 BH-H of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

12-Apr

ZALEJKO Wladyslaw (P.780146) PAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, Z1213 BH-H of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

12-Apr

LUBOJANSKI Konrad (P.781601) PAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, Z1213 BH-H of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

12-Apr

BALUKI Jozef (P.783597) PAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, Z1213 BH-H of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

12-Apr

STRZELCZYK Wladyslaw (P.784864) PAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, Z1213 BH-H of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

12-Apr

SWIERZ Mieczyslaw (P.0558) PAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, R2457 of No 307 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Beer Head, Lyme Regis, Devon, whilst on Night Patrol.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

12-Apr

SMOK Roman (P.1416) PAF - age 24

Flt Lt (Sqn Ldr)

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, R2457 of No 307 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Beer Head, Lyme Regis, Devon, whilst on Night Patrol.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

12-Apr

ZIMPRICH, STANISLAV  (81904) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD420 of No 310 Sqn, which collided near Perrenporth  He managed to ditch in the sea but drowned and his body was washed ashore three months later.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard.

12-Apr

HALAMA, STANISLAV  (788017) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL497 of No 310 Sqn, which collided near Perrenporth.  He is buried in Illogan (St Illogan) Churchyard.

12-Apr

LLOYD, DAVID KILGOUR  (402798) RAAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5531 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Stowmarket following an engine fire on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Ringshall (St Catherine) Churchyard.

12-Apr

GRAVES, GRANT RUSSELL  (R/65174) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5531 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Stowmarket following an engine fire on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Ringshall (St Catherine) Churchyard.

12-Apr

NAPIER, STANLEY GILBERT  (R/69243) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL643 of No 412 Sqn, which was lost on an offensive sweep.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

12-Apr

BLACK, ROBERT HAMMOND  (755913) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1239 PT-Y of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Apr

JOHNSON, RONALD  (778348) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1239 PT-Y of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Apr

SALMON, JAPHET  (978882) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1239 PT-Y of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Apr

BUTLER, CYRIL JOHN EDMUND  (1154913) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1239 PT-Y of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Apr

STROUTS, HARLEY RICHARD  (J/15207) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD375 of No 616 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation in the Calais-Marck area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Apr

LEPEL-COINTET, M ()  - age

 

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD456 or AD543 (see 13/4/42) of No 616 Sqn, which .   .

12-Apr

GLEN, SAMUEL GEORGE  (1360685) RAFVR - age 29

Cpl

He was serving with No 2792 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery.

12-Apr

FORTT, EDWARD WILLIAM RONALD  (C/1616) RCAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, AA798 of No 1 PRU, which crashed at Whickham St Paul in Essex.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery.

12-Apr

MACDOUGALL, JAMES WHEADON  (63423) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9112 of No 1527 Flt, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Ballycastle in Northern Ireland.  He is buried in Drumachose (Christ Church) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

12-Apr

FRASER, ERNEST EDWARD  (1377103) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9112 of No 1527 Flt, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Ballycastle in Northern Ireland.  He is buried in Drumachose (Christ Church) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

12-Apr

LANGHAM, MAURICE RICHARD  (541313) RAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9112 of No 1527 Flt, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Ballycastle in Northern Ireland.  He is buried in Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery.

12-Apr

BALL, MELVILLE HENRY  (117461) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Magister, L8174 of No 2 FIS, which broke up in air Craig of Garvock, Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

12-Apr

COLEMAN, STANLEY ALBERT  (1162171) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister, L8174 of No 2 FIS, which broke up in air Craig of Garvock, Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery.

12-Apr

CROFT, THOMAS  (950664) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

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 Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery.

12-Apr

EDLEY, HERBERT  (1457905) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving with No 4 ITW at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Apr

CORNWELL, KEITH STANLEY  (1267921) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6798 of No 55 OTU, which collided with Hurricane AF968 near Stanley, County Durham.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

12-Apr

MILLS, HAROLD  (1266631) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane X, AF968 of No 55 OTU, which collided with Hurricane V9798 near Stanley, County Durham.  He is buried in Englefield Green Cemetery.

12-Apr

KEYES, JACK  (1258340) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

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.

12-Apr

SIDDELL, HENRY HOLT  (87401) RAF - age 23

Fg Off

He had been serving at AHQ FE and was executed by the Japanese for attempting to escape by stealing an aircraft from Batavia airport.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

12-Apr

GARRARD, NEVILLE FREDERICK  (1250898) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He had been serving at RAF Kuantan and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Palembang.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

12-Apr

CROUCHMAN, JOHN ARTHUR  (106877) RAFVR - age 32

Plt Off

He was serving in the UK and died at Broomfield Sanatorium, Chelmsford.  He is buried in, or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

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