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Casualties - 19 - 21 April 1942


19-Apr

COCHRANE, KEITH MERTON  (402639) RAAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD642 'N' of No 37 Sqn, which flew into the ground in poor weather after abandoning a raid to Beghazi.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

19-Apr

LLOYD, RAYMOND EDGAR  (403608) RNZAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD642 'N' of No 37 Sqn, which flew into the ground in poor weather after abandoning a raid to Beghazi.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

19-Apr

NURSE, CLAUDE KENNETH  (755899) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD642 'N' of No 37 Sqn, which flew into the ground in poor weather after abandoning a raid to Beghazi.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

19-Apr

SCANLON, MICHAEL GEORGE CAMERON  (1051680) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD642 'N' of No 37 Sqn, which flew into the ground in poor weather after abandoning a raid to Beghazi.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

19-Apr

BAILEY, ERIC  (1168051) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD642 'N' of No 37 Sqn, which flew into the ground in poor weather after abandoning a raid to Beghazi.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

19-Apr

STEWARD, BRYAN ROY  (1256527) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD642 'N' of No 37 Sqn, which flew into the ground in poor weather after abandoning a raid to Beghazi.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

19-Apr

JACKSON, ERNEST WILLIAM  (618552) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT217 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie to the Frisian Islands.  He is buried in Oldebroek General Cemetery.

19-Apr

McLAREN, IAN  (1001945) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT217 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie to the Frisian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Apr

WEBLEY, RAYMOND JOHN  (1254246) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT217 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie to the Frisian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Apr

SLINGO, FRANCIS WILLIAM  (1311806) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT217 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie to the Frisian Islands.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

19-Apr

ALLEN, EDWARD DANIEL  (904387) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He died from head injuries sustained whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2842 'P' of No 70 Sqn, which was abandoned following instrument failure on a raid to Benghazi.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

19-Apr

CAMPBELL, EDGAR EDWIN MACKENZIE  (406139) RAAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9820 of No 113 Sqn, which crashed into the Irrawaddy during a raid on targets near Allanmyo.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

19-Apr

HICKEY, MAX MILTON  (406527) RAAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9820 of No 113 Sqn, which crashed into the Irrawaddy during a raid on targets near Allanmyo.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

19-Apr

ROGERS, RONALD LLEWELLYN  (407276) RAAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9820 of No 113 Sqn, which crashed into the Irrawaddy during a raid on targets near Allanmyo.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

19-Apr

PRITCHARD, CYRIL GEORGE  (538262) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB280 of No 124 Sqn, which crashed near Bletchingley/Bletchley, Surrey.  He is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery.

19-Apr

BRADY, CECIL THOMAS THEOBALD  (627478) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3485 of No 156 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Ameland (NES) General Cemetery.

19-Apr

FOX, RONALD WALTER  (102141) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3485 of No 156 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Apr

AINGER, THOMAS BRIAN  (405215) RNZAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3485 of No 156 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Apr

HOLLAND, DOUGLAS RICHARD  (616111) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3485 of No 156 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Apr

LYONS, TIMOTHY JOHN JOSEPH  (926877) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3485 of No 156 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Apr

MUNRO, JOHN  (1325058) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3485 of No 156 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Apr

AVERN, GEOFFREY LENNOX  (402482) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, T4936 of No 236 Sqn, which lost on a ferry flight to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Huelva British Cemetery.

19-Apr

CROSSAN, PHILIP BERNARD  (998371) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, T4936 of No 236 Sqn, which lost on a ferry flight to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Huelva British Cemetery.

19-Apr

CHRISTINE, WILBERT RONALD  (101360) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, Z3831 of No 253 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Louth.  He is buried in Kirton-in-Lindsey Burial Ground.

19-Apr

PLAYER, GEOFFREY ALBERT  (1165993) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD869 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Waddington near Horncastle during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Waddington (St Catherine) Churchyard.

19-Apr

LARONDE, GERALD GRENVILLE JOSEPH  (R/69114) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD869 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Waddington near Horncastle during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Waddington (St Catherine) Churchyard.

19-Apr

PRITCHARD, JOSEPH CORBIN  (R/76625) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD869 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Waddington near Horncastle during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Waddington (St Catherine) Churchyard.

19-Apr

DAVIS, HERSHEL HOMER  (R/81403) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD869 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Waddington near Horncastle during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Waddington (St Catherine) Churchyard.

19-Apr

BALL, KENNETH  (1180226) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AS902 of No 14 OTU, which crashed near Melton Mowbrey whilst carrying out night circuit practice.  He is buried in Coalville (Broom Leys) Cemetery.

19-Apr

DANIEL, HERBERT KENNETH  (114733) RAFVR - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG861 of No 3 RS, which broke up in the air near Maybole in Ayrshire.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

19-Apr

WANT, HENRY HARDING  (119874) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG861 of No 3 RS, which broke up in the air near Maybole in Ayrshire.  He is buried in Monkton and Prestwick Cemetery.

19-Apr

HAWES, ANTHONY GEORGE  (1395105) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG861 of No 3 RS, which broke up in the air near Maybole in Ayrshire.  He is buried in Monkton and Prestwick Cemetery.

19-Apr

HOGG, FRANCIS OWEN  (1465762) RAFVR - age 33

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG861 of No 3 RS, which broke up in the air near Maybole in Ayrshire.  He is buried in Monkton and Prestwick Cemetery.

19-Apr

GORTON, THE REVD. WILLIAM GODFREY  (1412875) RAFVR - age 28

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG861 of No 3 RS, which broke up in the air near Maybole in Ayrshire.  He is buried in Newport (Christchurch) Cemetery.

19-Apr

JONES, JOHN HENRY  (630049) RAF - age 28

LAC

He was serving at HQ 225 Grp at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery.

19-Apr

WATTEN, EDWIN  (871673) AuxAF - age 34

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 Middlesborough.  He is buried in Middlesbrough (Acklam) Cemetery.

19-Apr

YATES, FRED  (1144644) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was serving at No 6 Signals School at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Radcliffe Cemetery.

19-Apr

MORRIS, VINCENT FRANCIS  (612624) RAF - age 21

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 White Waltham (St Mary) Churchyard.

20-Apr

LISLE, JOHN BROWNE  (R/67604) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BG916 of No 30 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Kanatta after flying through the slipstream of another aircraft.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery.

20-Apr

NEWLOVE, DUDLEY  (R/71577) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9388 'W' of No 58 Sqn, which probably ditched in the Atlantic following an engine failure  whilst on a navigation training exercise.  He is buried in Bantry Abbey Cemetery.

20-Apr

McADAM, KENMIR LOUDON  (41485) RNZAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9388 'W' of No 58 Sqn, which probably ditched in the Atlantic following an engine failure  whilst on a navigation training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Apr

McCLELLAND, JAMES  (903057) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9388 'W' of No 58 Sqn, which probably ditched in the Atlantic following an engine failure  whilst on a navigation training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Apr

LEAHY, PATRICK JOSEPH  (903435) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9388 'W' of No 58 Sqn, which probably ditched in the Atlantic following an engine failure  whilst on a navigation training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Apr

HARWOOD, REGINALD JOHN  (952271) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9388 'W' of No 58 Sqn, which probably ditched in the Atlantic following an engine failure  whilst on a navigation training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Apr

GOUGH, ARCHER THOMAS GEORGE  (1375829) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9388 'W' of No 58 Sqn, which probably ditched in the Atlantic following an engine failure  whilst on a navigation training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Apr

WHATLEY, HAROLD FREDERICK GEORGE  (1258348) RAFVR - age 27

AC2

He was serving with No 100 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

20-Apr

RYCKMAN, GEORGE ALBERT JACK  (J/15260) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, BP956 of No 126 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s off Malta whilst attacking some Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Apr

PUTNAM, HIRAM ALDINE  (J/15079) RCAF - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, AB336 of No 126 Sqn, which was wounded in a fight with a Bf 109 but crashed after colliding with a radio mast on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

20-Apr

GINDERA Jan Piotr (P.793913) PAF - age 31

Sgt

He was serving with No 308 Sqn and was killed in a road traffic accident.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

20-Apr

BONATHAN, LEWIS CLIFFORD  (590806) RAF - age 25

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM713 of No 608 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

20-Apr

LEEK, BERNARD HARRY  (643074) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM713 of No 608 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

20-Apr

WILLEY, THOMAS EDWARD  (943629) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM713 of No 608 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

20-Apr

HEMERY, ALBERT ANTHONY  (R/62438) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM713 of No 608 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

20-Apr

WARDMAN, JOHN ERNEST  (66505) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM810 of No 608 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Apr

WILLIAMS, DOUGLAS FREDERICK  (1061950) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM810 of No 608 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Apr

WALKER, LAURENCE D'ARCY  (1179049) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM810 of No 608 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Apr

WILSON, DAVID ROBERT  (1184009) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM810 of No 608 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie off the Norwegian coast.  He is buried in Sola Churchyard.

20-Apr

SMITH, ROBERT  (991441) RAFVR - age 57

LAC

He was serving with No 931 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St Johns Westgate and Elswick) Cemetery.

20-Apr

MORGAN, JOHN ELCOCK  (C/1608) RCAF - age 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1297 of No 16 OTU, which crashed in a flat spin  near Upper Heyford.  He is buried in Middleton Stoney (All Saints) Churchyard.

20-Apr

TAYNEN, DONALD JACK  (R/83544) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1297 of No 16 OTU, which crashed in a flat spin  near Upper Heyford.  He is buried in Middleton Stoney (All Saints) Churchyard.

20-Apr

MIEGEL, KARL MORRIS  (403480) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2834 of No 3 (C)OTU, which flew into the ground near North Rauceby, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

20-Apr

RATH, HENRY ERIC  (J/6686) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2834 of No 3 (C)OTU, which flew into the ground near North Rauceby, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

20-Apr

PENNEY, MAXWELL HORACE  (119255) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, N1028 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into ground near Barnstaple, Devon.  He is buried in Calstock Cemetery.

20-Apr

GILLAN, GEORGE BRUCE  (1017391) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, N1028 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into ground near Barnstaple, Devon.  He is buried in Glasgow (Sandymount) Cemetery.

20-Apr

BAKER, FREDERICK GIFFORD DOUGLAS  (J/7620) RCAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, N1028 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into ground near Barnstaple, Devon.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard.

20-Apr

GUNN, CHARLES FRANCIS  (1065227) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, N1028 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into ground near Barnstaple, Devon.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

20-Apr

PARRY, RONALD ARTHUR  (1475328) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in AT6A, 41-16044 of Maxwell Field, which crashed whilst making a night landing at Passmore LG at too high a speed.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe.

20-Apr

CRILLY, THOMAS  (1117110) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4980 of No 9 AOS, which flew into a mountain near Bethesda.  He is buried in Airdrie (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

20-Apr

PRESTON, DOUGLAS HAIG  (565429) RAF - age 26

Sgt

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

20-Apr

GEE, RONALD  (1431988) RAFVR - age 21

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 Peterborough.  He is buried in Gee Cross (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

21-Apr

ST. OURS, JOSEPH ALEXANDER  (J/7087) RCAF - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM782 of No 59 Sqn, which  missing on air ops off Dutch coast.  He is buried in North Cotes (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

21-Apr

BOGGON, MICHAEL GORDON  (64902) RAFVR - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM782 of No 59 Sqn, which  missing on air ops off Dutch coast.  He was cremated at  Norwich and Norfolk Crematorium.

21-Apr

THOMSON, JOHN ST JOHN  (37872) RAF - age 30

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM782 of No 59 Sqn, which  missing on air ops off Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Apr

WHITE, NATHANIEL  (401355) RAAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM782 of No 59 Sqn, which  missing on air ops off Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Apr

HOWELL, JOHN EDGAR  (1105503) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM782 of No 59 Sqn, which  missing on air ops off Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Apr

FARLEY, WALTER RONALD DFC (29089) RAF - age 38

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9976  of No 138 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Munich whilst attempting to drop Soviet agents into Austria.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

21-Apr

PULTON, JAMES ANSFORD  (78688) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9976  of No 138 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Munich whilst attempting to drop Soviet agents into Austria.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

21-Apr

ZYGMUNTOWICZ, Ryszard (P.0291)  - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9976  of No 138 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Munich whilst attempting to drop Soviet agents into Austria.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

21-Apr

VOELLNAGEL, Antoni Henryk (P.76802)  - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9976  of No 138 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Munich whilst attempting to drop Soviet agents into Austria.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

21-Apr

WOJCIECHOWSKI, Mieczyslaw (P.780095)  - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9976  of No 138 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Munich whilst attempting to drop Soviet agents into Austria.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

21-Apr

MADRACKI, Czeslaw (P.780118)  - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9976  of No 138 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Munich whilst attempting to drop Soviet agents into Austria.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

21-Apr

WILMANSKI, Leon (P.781191)  - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9976  of No 138 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Munich whilst attempting to drop Soviet agents into Austria.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

21-Apr

KARBOWSKI, Bronislaw (P.793737)  - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9976  of No 138 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Munich whilst attempting to drop Soviet agents into Austria.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

21-Apr

MILLER, IVAN ANDERSON  (J/15213) RCAF - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9158 NF-V of No 138 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Porton after being diverted to Boscombe Down on its return from a Nickelling raid over France.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

21-Apr

LINES, WALTER JOHN EDWARD  (R/72363) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9158 NF-V of No 138 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Porton after being diverted to Boscombe Down on its return from a Nickelling raid over France.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

21-Apr

LEIGH, SYDNEY WILLIAM FRANCIS  (1304727) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9158 NF-V of No 138 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Porton after being diverted to Boscombe Down on its return from a Nickelling raid over France.  He is buried in City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery.

21-Apr

SHADDICK, RAYMOND FRED  (1313191) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9158 NF-V of No 138 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Porton after being diverted to Boscombe Down on its return from a Nickelling raid over France.  He is buried in Wellington Cemetery, Somerset.

21-Apr

PALMER, WILLIAM M. A.  (941332) RAFVR - age 28

LAC

He was serving with No 200 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Takoradi European Public Cemetery.

21-Apr

FULLALOVE, JOHN KENNETH  (1058227) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BN278 of No 229 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Malta by Bf 109s.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

21-Apr

Endresen, P S ()  - age

2 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR291 'A' of No 331 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off the Orkney Islands.   .

21-Apr

BROOKER, STANLEY FREDERICK  (107452) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, BP976 'O' of No 601 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Malta by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

21-Apr

WOOD, WILFRED OWEN  (549948) RAF - age 24

Cpl

He was serving with No 113 Sqn but was attached to No 45 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

21-Apr

GARRATT, HENRY CHARLES  (635417) RAF - age 26

LAC

He was serving with No 151 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

21-Apr

SYED MUNSOOR ALI MIRZA  (1230879) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, DE242 of No 22 EFTS, which dived into ground at Caxton Gibbet on his first night solo.  He is buried in Brookwood Cemetery.

21-Apr

CLARKE, PETER MARK  (572133) RAF - age 20

Cpl

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

21-Apr

BEAVIS, PATRICK ALBERT  (1291065) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH335 of RAFFC, which crashed near New Carlisle, Quebec.  He is buried in Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemetery.

21-Apr

GUTRAY, JOSEPH THEODORE  (C/768) RCAF - age 29

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH335 of RAFFC, which crashed near New Carlisle, Quebec.  He is buried in North Kildonan (Polish Nationals) St Mary's Catholic Cemetery.

21-Apr

RYAN, KENNETH JAMES  (1316187) 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 Grimsby.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

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