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Casualties - 16 - 18 April 1942


16-Apr

CLOUSTON, ALFRED RAYMOND  (956851) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM803 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation in the Calais-Marck area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Apr

CLIFFE, HAROLD  (1027828) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM803 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation in the Calais-Marck area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Apr

CORDEN, DENNIS GEORGE STANLEY  (1255236) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM803 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation in the Calais-Marck area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Apr

MOORE, GEORGE NELSON  (R/69232) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM803 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation in the Calais-Marck area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Apr

MEIKLE, DAVID JAMES  (939968) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5785 QR-M of No 61 Sqn, which the aircraft was ditched after being hit by flak during a raid on Le Harve on 11 Apr 1942  After spending five days in a dinghy he attempted to swim ashore but was drowned.  He is buried in Cherbourg Old Communal Cemetery.

16-Apr

NESBITT, JAMES FESTUBERT  (1064494) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3694 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in Luxemburg on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

16-Apr

BEAMENT, THOMAS HUBERT  (1166172) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3694 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in Luxemburg on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

16-Apr

HUNT, JOHN HOWARD  (1191011) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3694 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in Luxemburg on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

16-Apr

BURNETT, BASIL NORA N.  (1259335) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3694 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in Luxemburg on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

16-Apr

LANGSTON, ARTHUR RICHARD  (1283289) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3694 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in Luxemburg on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

16-Apr

HOLMAN, ARTHUR WILLIAM  (1317897) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3694 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in Luxemburg on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Charleroi Communal Cemetery.

16-Apr

WIGHTMAN, DOUGLAS  (982542) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7485 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery.

16-Apr

ROBERTSON, ROBERT  (1006888) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7485 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery.

16-Apr

WARD, GEORGE WILLIAM  (84909) RAFVR - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7485 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery.

16-Apr

ROGERSON, WILLIAM VALENTINE  (1382426) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7485 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery.

16-Apr

POWER, THOMAS HENRY  (778440) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7485 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Apr

STORER, DONALD NEALE  (931772) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7485 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Apr

SCATCHARD, CHARLES  (48459) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7485 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Scarborough (Manor Road) Cemetery.

16-Apr

HARVEY, HARRY RONALD  (963266) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was serving with No 108 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Yaba Cemetery.

16-Apr

ELLIS, ALEXANDER LESLIE  (41887) RNZAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6068 OJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Ostend on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

16-Apr

FIELD, MAX LIGHTFOOT  (119347) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6068 OJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Ostend on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

16-Apr

KIRK, ERIC AUSTIN  (548297) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6068 OJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Ostend on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

16-Apr

BRUNSDON, PETER SYDNEY  (927161) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6068 OJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Ostend on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

16-Apr

MOYNES, CHARLES  (931774) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6068 OJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Ostend on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

16-Apr

BRIGGS, STANLEY  (967594) RAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6068 OJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Ostend on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

16-Apr

HUTSON, NORMAN CHARLES  (986794) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6068 OJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Ostend on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

16-Apr

PHILLIPS, GILBERT VICTOR  (1380948) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6068 OJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Ostend on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

16-Apr

HALL, DENNIS SHAPLEY  (1266931) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3417 of No 156 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea off the Loire on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Barbatre Churchyard.

16-Apr

SHEFFIELD, JOSEPH  (119346) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3417 of No 156 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea off the Loire on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-Baule War Cemetery.

16-Apr

McRAE, JOHN RODERICK  (798530) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3417 of No 156 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea off the Loire on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Apr

KINSEY, ROYLANCE  (969700) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3417 of No 156 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea off the Loire on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Apr

HAGBORG, REX VALUND  (1261463) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3417 of No 156 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea off the Loire on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Apr

SMITH, JOHN JAMES  (1376601) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3417 of No 156 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea off the Loire on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Apr

RANDALL, GRAHAM DONALD  (1170645) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3697 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Bruges on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Vlissegem Churchyard.

16-Apr

EAST, OLIVER RAYMOND  (1180424) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3697 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Bruges on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Vlissegem Churchyard.

16-Apr

DIGBY, ALEXANDER CHARLES FREDERICK  (1181845) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3697 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Bruges on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Vlissegem Churchyard.

16-Apr

WILLINGHAM, ROY CHARLES EDGAR  (1281125) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3697 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Bruges on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Vlissegem Churchyard.

16-Apr

STEVENS, ERIC GEORGE ANDREW  (1377475) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3697 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Bruges on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Vlissegem Churchyard.

16-Apr

GRIFFITH, ALLAN GEORGE  (J/15231) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3697 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Bruges on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Vlissegem Churchyard.

16-Apr

FORMAN, BRICKER WILSON  (R/83059) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BE485 of No 175 Sqn, which having ditched in the sea following a glycol leak he was seen in his dinghy but was not rescued.  He is buried in Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery.

16-Apr

SHORTT, HARRY ARTHUR  (100558) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8951 of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Eindhoven on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

16-Apr

HEPPENSTALL, PERCY  (998624) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8951 of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Eindhoven on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

16-Apr

WARD, JACK  (1064100) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8951 of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Eindhoven on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

16-Apr

EGAN, VERNON ERNEST  (1092735) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8951 of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Eindhoven on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

16-Apr

TURNER, GEOFFREY MALCOLM CHARLES  (1251531) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8951 of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Eindhoven on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

16-Apr

LEECH, LAWRENCE MALCOLM  (J/5490) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8951 of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Eindhoven on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

16-Apr

WOOLASS, RALPH SKELTON  (102073) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR374 of No 234 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Bf 109s off Cherbourg on an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Apr

BLAND, GEORGE ROXBERRY  (101023) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL889 of No 234 Sqn, which failed to return from Ramrod 20.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Apr

WOJDA Stefan (P.784588) PAF - age 24

AC1

He was killed in a tragic accident, no further details available.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery.

16-Apr

ARMOUR, LLOYD LIVINGSTONE  (R/101320) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, R1921 of No 11 EFTS, which dived into the ground near Kerriemuir in Angus.  He is buried in Perth (Wellshill) Cemetery.

16-Apr

DERZONCA, JAMES RICHARD WACLAW  (R/101835)  RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, R1921 of No 11 EFTS, which dived into the ground near Kerriemuir in Angus.  He is buried in Perth (Wellshill) Cemetery.   .

16-Apr

PRINGLE, ROBERT  (972214) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 22 Air School at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained .  He is buried in Vereeniging Old Town Cemetery.

16-Apr

PLISZKE Stefan (P.784235) PAF - age 25

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7185 of No 25 (P) EFTS, which collided with Tiger Moth T7972 over Blidworth, Nottinghamshire.  He is buried in Hucknall Cemetery.

16-Apr

WALCZAK Stanislaw (P.0334) PAF - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7972 of No 25 (P) EFTS, which collided with Tiger Moth T7185 over Blidworth, Nottinghamshire.  He is buried in Weston-Super-Mare Cemetery.

16-Apr

BOND, HAROLD WALTER CHARLES  (1323220) RAFVR - age 19

AC10

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V4021 of No 9 (P) AFU, which spun into the ground near Babdown Farm.  He is buried in Brompton Cemetery.

16-Apr

SEDLACEK, JOSEF  (788145) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V4021 of No 9 (P) AFU, which spun into the ground near Babdown Farm.  He is buried in Chippenham (London Road) Cemetery.

16-Apr

ATKINSON, DOUGLAS MACLEAR  (R/67316) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V4021 of No 9 (P) AFU, which spun into the ground near Babdown Farm.  He is buried in Chippenham (London Road) Cemetery.

16-Apr

CONSTABLE, WILLIAM LUCAS  (560574) RAF - age 32

WO

He was serving in the UK and died suddenly, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Andover.  He is buried in Andover Cemetery.

16-Apr

SMITH, DELCIE EVA  (420029) WAAF - age 27

LACW

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 Cambridge.  She is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

16-Apr

PIKE, DOUGLAS EDWARDS  (1214007) RAFVR - age 31

AC2

He was serving with No 101 (G) OTU  and died at 39 Woodcroft Road, Croydon, probably in a hospital.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

17-Apr

REED, ALEXANDER JOHN  (R/75165) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, Z3068 of No 43 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Whittingham in Northumberland.  He is buried in Chevington Cemetery.

17-Apr

BAXTER, LAWRENCE HEATON  (41300) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7536 KM-H of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Eveux on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

EDWARDS, GEORGE ALFRED  (533590) RAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7536 KM-H of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Eveux on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

MERRICKS, CYRIL LEONARD  (633309) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7536 KM-H of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Eveux on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

GILL, HENRY VERDUN  (807146) AuxAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7536 KM-H of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Eveux on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

DALY, BRIAN IGNATIUS JOSEPH  (921754) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7536 KM-H of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Eveux on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

RHODES, GEORGE THOMAS  (938642) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7536 KM-H of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Eveux on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

WYNTON, JOHN ALFRED  (1157843) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7536 KM-H of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Eveux on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

BECKETT, JOHN FRANK  (120331) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7548 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near le Tilleul-Lambert on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

MOSS, BRIAN DOUGLAS  (777646) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7548 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near le Tilleul-Lambert on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

SEAGOE, BRYDEN GRANGE  (918988) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7548 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near le Tilleul-Lambert on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

HACKETT, JOHN HENRY  (1199025) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7548 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near le Tilleul-Lambert on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

TRUSTRAM, RICHARD LATTIMORE  (1268146) RAFVR - age 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7548 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near le Tilleul-Lambert on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

HARRISON, ALFRED JAMES  (1380678) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7548 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near le Tilleul-Lambert on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

ROSS, ALFRED EDGAR  (R/64340) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7548 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near le Tilleul-Lambert on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

SANDFORD, REGINALD ROBERT  (42380) RAF - age 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5506 KM-P of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Ormes on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

PEALL, HURWORTH ANTHONY PAUL  (80067) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5506 KM-P of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Ormes on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

GERRIE, ALEXANDER  (104535) RAFVR - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5506 KM-P of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Ormes on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

LAW, LEONARD  (621400) RAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5506 KM-P of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Ormes on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

VENTER, PETER JOHANNES  (777701) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5506 KM-P of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Ormes on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

HADGRAFT, GEORGE WILLIAM JAMES  (932122) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5506 KM-P of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Ormes on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

WING, ROBERT EDWARD  (962127) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5506 KM-P of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Ormes on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Beaumont-le-Roger Communal Cemetery.

17-Apr

FLUX, ROBERT JAMES  (646895) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5510 KM-A of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

17-Apr

EDWARDS, IVOR  (1168677) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5510 KM-A of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

17-Apr

McALPINE, DOUGLAS HAIG  (R/68396) RCAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5510 KM-A of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

17-Apr

BAKER, GORDON  (116830) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5782 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Tangstedt on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

17-Apr

KNIGHT, HAROLD  (1171442) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5782 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Tangstedt on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

17-Apr

WILSON, WARWICK ST GEORGE RUXTON  (404438) RNZAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3542 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Budelsdorf on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

17-Apr

ANDREWS, RONALD SYDNEY  (931030) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3542 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Budelsdorf on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Apr

GILLESPIE, ALEXANDER JOHN SHIELDS  (1101025) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3542 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Budelsdorf on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Apr

WEBB, ALFRED THOMAS  (47486) RAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7573 OF-K of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

17-Apr

HARRINGTON, DAVID WALTER  (542756) RAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7573 OF-K of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

17-Apr

PAGE, RODERIC SAMUEL  (934237) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7573 OF-K of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

17-Apr

WILDING, VINCENT  (1116347) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7573 OF-K of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

17-Apr

COX, ARTHUR MEAKER  (1180183) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7573 OF-K of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

17-Apr

HEPBURN, DONALD STUART REDDY  (J/5676) RCAF - age 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7573 OF-K of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

17-Apr

HARRISON, LEONARD  (564332) RAF - age 30

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5513 OF-P of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

17-Apr

EADES, STANLEY EDWARD  (749447) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5513 OF-P of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

17-Apr

MYCOCK, THOMAS JAMES  (754674) RAFVR - age 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5513 OF-P of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

17-Apr

MacDONALD, DAVID  (1058534) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5513 OF-P of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

17-Apr

HAYES, NORMAN CRAIG  (1122536) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5513 OF-P of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

17-Apr

SHELLEY, WALTER  (1155843) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5513 OF-P of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

17-Apr

DONOGHUE, JOHN GRANVILLE  (R/54393) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5513 OF-P of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a daylight raid against the MAN engine works at Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

17-Apr

GRILLS, FRANCIS ALBERT  (106136) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2255 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s off Cherbourg during a diversionary raid in support of the Augsburg raid.  He is buried in Kingston-upon-Thames Cemetery.

17-Apr

ASHFORD, FREDERICK HERBERT ASHTON  (149853) RAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2255 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s off Cherbourg during a diversionary raid in support of the Augsburg raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Apr

GARDINER, ALFRED DONALD  (1106543) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2255 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s off Cherbourg during a diversionary raid in support of the Augsburg raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Apr

AUSTIN, FREDERICK CARLETON  (R/58580) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD498 of No 121 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during a Rodeo to Calais.  He is buried in Hardinghen Churchyard.

17-Apr

MELVIN, IAN SKENE  (1366063) RAFVR - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2136 of No 604 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Colerne.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Warriston) Cemetery.

17-Apr

McGRATH, FRANCIS  (1065576) RAFVR - age 29

AC1

He was serving with No 2751 Sqn, RAF Regiment and died at Mossbank, Delting, Shetland, due to an accidental gunshot wound to the chest.  He is buried in Seaham Cemetery.

17-Apr

MOTT, DOUGLAS JOHN HAYDEN  (901709) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD706 of No 10 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on an overshoot at Abingdon at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

17-Apr

FINCH, RONALD JAMES  (405176) RAAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD706 of No 10 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on an overshoot at Abingdon at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

17-Apr

SCATTERGOOD, CYRIL JOSEPH  (1185940) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD706 of No 10 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on an overshoot at Abingdon at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

17-Apr

O'COY, TERENCE ERNEST ALBERT  (1264157) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD706 of No 10 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on an overshoot at Abingdon at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

17-Apr

PENMAN, GEORGE  (1309950) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD706 of No 10 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on an overshoot at Abingdon at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Leeds (Cottingley Hall) Cemetery.

17-Apr

PHILLIPS, WILLIAM HERBERT EDWARD  (R/78379) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1247 of No 16 OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Croughton on a night training flight.  He is buried in Middleton Stoney (All Saints) Churchyard.

17-Apr

ROBERTSON, GEORGE MACKLIN LASCELLES  (R/79264) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9624 of No 22 OTU, which was killed when the rear fuselage of the aircraft was damaged in a taxying accident at Wellesbourne Mountford.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery.

17-Apr

SIEMIENCZUK Tadeusz (P.783163) PAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IA, R7073 of No 58 OTU, which collided with Spitfire X4905 of the same unit, whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery.

17-Apr

MALKIEWICZ Witold Eugeniusz (P.1645) PAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IA, X4905 of No 58 OTU, which collided with Spitfire R7073 of the same unit near Falkirk, Stirlingshire, whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery.

17-Apr

ALLEN, JOHN CHARLES HINTON  (1264193) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, W2630 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground at Cairnsmore of Fleet, Kirkcudbright during a night flying test.  He is buried in Cambridge (Histon Road) Cemetery.

17-Apr

TAYLOR, JACK ERNEST  (615773) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson II, T9378 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed on a night approach to Thornaby.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

17-Apr

CARKNER, CLIFFORD MCCORMICK  (R/74488) RCAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson II, T9378 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed on a night approach to Thornaby.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

17-Apr

POWELL, ALFA  (1181850) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson II, T9378 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed on a night approach to Thornaby.  He is buried in Ystradgynlais (St Cynog) Churchyard.

17-Apr

COLES, RONALD HENRY  (1171040) RAFVR - age 27

AC2

He was serving at Bombay at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kandy War Cemetery.

17-Apr

HEATON, EDWARD RAYMOND  (999156) RAFVR - age 22

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 Stratton.  He is buried in Millom (St George) Churchyard.

18-Apr

CASTELLO, WILLIAM DERYK  (84005) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8398 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Wesselburen during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

18-Apr

HEATON, ADRIAN RUSSEL  (100065) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8398 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Wesselburen during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

18-Apr

CURRIE, ALFRED JAMES  (798557) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8398 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Wesselburen during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

18-Apr

DEIGHTON, MAURICE  (933227) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8398 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Wesselburen during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

18-Apr

JONES, HARRY RAYMOND  (1166141) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8398 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Wesselburen during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

18-Apr

CHAPMAN, PATRICK JAMES  (102325) SAAF - age 21

2 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7963 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near Sidi Barrani whilst on a communications flight.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

18-Apr

McCONVILLE, DOUGLAS WILLEY  (401013) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7963 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near Sidi Barrani whilst on a communications flight.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

18-Apr

RICHARDSON, RAYMOND RAWLINGS  (406160) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7963 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near Sidi Barrani whilst on a communications flight.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

18-Apr

GEDLING, RONALD  (1006727) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 84 Sqn, at the time of his death, which occurred at Boel Glodok.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

18-Apr

DOWLING, JOHN ALFRED  (581376) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3356 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Hasloh during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

18-Apr

HENVEY, WILLIAM BRADLEY  (990266) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3356 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Hasloh during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

18-Apr

SUMMERS, RONALD  (1172581) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3356 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Hasloh during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

18-Apr

KEMP, RONALD VICTOR  (1180388) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3356 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Hasloh during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

18-Apr

COWLEY, RONNIE  (1288359) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3356 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Hasloh during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

18-Apr

LEWRY, ARTHUR EDWARD  (1377097) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3356 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Hasloh during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

18-Apr

HOUSE, EDWIN ARTHUR  (120714) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3655 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Lubeck-Taterborn during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

18-Apr

MASON, GEORGE MORTON  (747907) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3655 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Lubeck-Taterborn during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

18-Apr

DAVIES, WILLIAM ERNEST  (915231) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3655 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Lubeck-Taterborn during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

18-Apr

WILLIGAR, LLOYD EDWARD  (R/73086) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3655 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Lubeck-Taterborn during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

18-Apr

NORMAN, JACK  (621515) RAF - age 22

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8955 'F' of No 108 Sqn, which crashed 15 minutes after taking off from Fayid.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

18-Apr

MACFARLANE, WILLIAM BROWN  (649353) RAF - age 24

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8955 'F' of No 108 Sqn, which crashed 15 minutes after taking off from Fayid.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

18-Apr

HOPKINS, EDDIE  (1039197) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8955 'F' of No 108 Sqn, which crashed 15 minutes after taking off from Fayid.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

18-Apr

JOHN, CYRIL VAUGHAN  (1110399) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8955 'F' of No 108 Sqn, which crashed 15 minutes after taking off from Fayid.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

18-Apr

BURD, WILSON DRAPER  (R/82217) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8955 'F' of No 108 Sqn, which crashed 15 minutes after taking off from Fayid.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

18-Apr

BURROWS, EDITH MAY  (3139) WAAF - age Unknown

SO

She was serving with No 125 Sqn and died at Westhampnett, Sussex, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  She is buried in Lurgashall (St Lawrence) Churchyard.

18-Apr

OLLIVER, EDWARD ALAN  (404934) RNZAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5575 NP-V of No 158 Sqn, which was probably lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Apr

HEXTALL, STANLEY  (958780) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5575 NP-V of No 158 Sqn, which was probably lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Apr

CHAPMAN, WILLIAM WADDELL  (1000564) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5575 NP-V of No 158 Sqn, which was probably lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Apr

MAY, ARTHUR CHARLES  (1258209) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5575 NP-V of No 158 Sqn, which was probably lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Apr

KEELER, FREDERICK JOHN  (1381041) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5575 NP-V of No 158 Sqn, which was probably lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Apr

FAIRMAN, EDWARD ALLAN LUCAS  (1381374) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AA938 of No 234 Sqn, which collided with BL693 of the same unit on return from a sweep to Cherbourg.  He is buried in Stranorlar (St Anne) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

18-Apr

URBANIAK Jan (P.0523) PAF - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1267 BH-P of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hamburg and crashed into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

18-Apr

KUSMIERZ Jozef Jan (P.0751) PAF - age 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1267 BH-P of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hamburg and crashed into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

18-Apr

ORSZA-MATYSEK Jan (P.1441) PAF - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1267 BH-P of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hamburg and crashed into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

18-Apr

HUPALO Aleksander (P.782753) PAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1267 BH-P of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hamburg and crashed into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

18-Apr

BAY Franciszek (P.792075) PAF - age 43

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1267 BH-P of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hamburg and crashed into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

18-Apr

ORLEWSKI Jan (P.793829) PAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1267 BH-P of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hamburg and crashed into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

18-Apr

DRAPER, ROBERT ARTHUR CONRAD  (C/7493) RCAF - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM878 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed in the North Sea during an anti-shipping strike.  He is buried in Ferwerderadeel (Hallum) Protestant Churchyard.

18-Apr

WEAVER, BRUCE WILBERT  (R/67233) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM878 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed in the North Sea during an anti-shipping strike.  He is buried in Franeker General Cemetery.

18-Apr

GIRARDOT, EDMOND DAVID  (J/15310) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM878 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed in the North Sea during an anti-shipping strike.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

18-Apr

KENNEDY, DONALD STEWART  (R/74331) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM878 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed in the North Sea during an anti-shipping strike.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Apr

ALEXANDER, EDWARD GEORGE  (R/77418) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM878 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed in the North Sea during an anti-shipping strike.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Apr

FEYTON, EDOUARD JEAN FRANCIS JOSEPH  (119438) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire VB, 'B' of No 610 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Dutch coast on a shipping recce.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register.

18-Apr

HENRY, VALENTINE ERNEST MICHAEL  (404245) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, AB119 of No 1 PRU, which failed to return from a PR sortie over St Malo and is presumed to have come down in the sea.  He is buried in Perros-Guirec Communal Cemetery.

18-Apr

QUICK, KENNETH DOUGLAS  (105570) RAFVR - age 36

Plt Off

He was serving with No 115 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery.

18-Apr

O'MARA, ALEXANDER  (1143077) RAFVR - age 32

AC1

He was serving with No 14 (P) AFU and died from a fractured skull, sustained when part of a hanger roof at RAF Ossington felt on him, whilst it was being lifted into position.  He is buried in Moston (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

18-Apr

BEARD, RICHARD GLENDENNING  (102118) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8276 of No 1452 Flt, which spun into the ground near Hunsdon in Hertfordshire whilst carrying out unauthorised aerobatics over the house of the pilot's girlfriend.  He is buried in Fulmer (St James) Churchyard.

18-Apr

ALLEN, CHARLES WALTER  (748914) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8276 of No 1452 Flt, which spun into the ground near Hunsdon in Hertfordshire whilst carrying out unauthorised aerobatics over the house of the pilot's girlfriend.  He is buried in Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium.

18-Apr

MARSHALL, JAMES EGLINTON DFC (70809) RAF - age 23

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8276 of No 1452 Flt, which spun into the ground near Hunsdon in Hertfordshire whilst carrying out unauthorised aerobatics over the house of the pilot's girlfriend.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent.

18-Apr

BILTON, RICHARD LEWIS  (954263) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AS477 of No 3 (P) AFU, which flew into ground White House Farm, Brinkworth, Wiltshire.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St Nicholas) Cemetery.

18-Apr

TRACEY, ANDREW NICHOLAS  (1136105) RAFVR - age 31

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AS477 of No 3 (P) AFU, which flew into ground White House Farm, Brinkworth, Wiltshire.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery.

18-Apr

TAYLOR, ALFRED WILLIAM  (50919) RAF - age 44

Sgt

He was serving at Bombay at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery.

18-Apr

FREHNER, JOHN ROBERT  (1261851) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9221 of the GR Flt, which possibly shot down over Port Blair in the Andaman Islands.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

18-Apr

COLLINS, WALTER THOMAS DOUGLAS  (917643) RAFVR - age 24

LAC

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

18-Apr

BEER, ARCHIBALD AUGUSTUS JAMES  (43314) RAF - age 49

Flt Lt

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

18-Apr

SMITH, JACK MARSHALL  (636422) RAF - age 21

Sgt

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

18-Apr

HAYTER, KENNETH WALTER  (571417) RAF - age 21

Cpl

He was serving at Luqa and was killed during an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

18-Apr

LANCKHAM, GEOFFREY  (1535440) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died in a military hospital, after a short illness.  His death was registered in Farnworth.  He is buried in Boston Cemetery.

18-Apr

BARNES, FREDERICK CHARLES  (531800) RAF - age 29

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 Aldershot.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

18-Apr

BOOTH, JOHN  (1527423) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was serving at RAF Tempsford and was killed when he walked into a propeller on  Oxford, V3666.  He is buried in Hoyland Nether Cemetery.

18-Apr

TRIMM, SIDNEY FRANCIS  (43309) RAF - age 48

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 Oxford.  He is buried in Wendover (St Mary) Churchyard.

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