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Casualties - 8 - 10 May 1942


08-May

CLARKE, DOUGLAS JOSEPH  (907554) RAFVR - age 23

LAC

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

08-May

GARDINER, PETER  (46917) RAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7533 KM-J of No 44, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-May

HUNT, CYRIL RICHARD DOUGLAS  (633303) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7533 KM-J of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-May

LAMB, NEVILLE PERCY JOHN  (745650) RAFVR - age 29

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7533 KM-J of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-May

WEBSTER, LEONARD RAYMOND  (778301) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7533 KM-J of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-May

MORROW, ALLAN STOTT  (996502) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7533 KM-J of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-May

EVANS, KENNETH  (1105192) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7533 KM-J of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-May

JONES, ROWLAND HENRY  (1189783) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7533 KM-J of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-May

HOLMAN, ROLAND  (1377697) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7533 KM-J of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-May

BOLUS, ARTHUR HERBERT  (628559) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5557 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-May

SHIP, CHARLES HARRY  (646924) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5557 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-May

JONES, PETER OWEN  (741380) RAFVR - age Unknown

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5557 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-May

THIRKELL, PATRICK HERBERT HAROLD  (905398) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5557 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-May

MILLER, JOSEPH HENRY  (905995) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5557 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-May

DRENNAN, JOHN CHARLES  (924143) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5557 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-May

EVANS, LEONARD EDWARD  (929941) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5557 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-May

MACDONALD, MADO HENRY DONALD  (J/7523) RCAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5557 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-May

THOMPSON, ALEXANDER TAYLOR  (981197) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM683 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down near Den Helder during a bombing mission.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

08-May

ROWE, WILLIAM JOHN  (1052528) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM683 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down near Den Helder during a bombing mission.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

08-May

MACLEOD, WILLIAM ROBERTSON  (1060032) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM683 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down near Den Helder during a bombing mission.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

08-May

WYLLIE, CHARLES JOHN  (R/74287) RCAF - age 20

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM683 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down near Den Helder during a bombing mission.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

08-May

SLIGO, JOHN ADAM  (41946) RNZAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1564 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost whilst carrying out a Gardening operation.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

08-May

PERCIVAL, DENNIS  (111938) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1564 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost whilst carrying out a Gardening operation.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

08-May

RICHARD, GEORGE  (755624) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1564 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost whilst carrying out a Gardening operation.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

08-May

COLLIE, JOHN  (966512) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1564 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost whilst carrying out a Gardening operation.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

08-May

PRESCOTT, MAURICE  (1168169) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1564 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost whilst carrying out a Gardening operation.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

08-May

BODFISH, FRANK WILLIAM  (1186887) RAFVR - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X7568 of No 141 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Ecclaw in Berwickshire at night.  He is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery.

08-May

FURBANK, CHARLES ALEXANDER  (1318172) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X7568 of No 141 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Ecclaw in Berwickshire at night.  He is buried in Haddington (St Martin's) New Burial Ground.

08-May

CROUSE, HAROLD BANFORD  (R/76367) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X7568 of No 141 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Ecclaw in Berwickshire at night.  He is buried in Haddington (St Martin's) New Burial Ground.

08-May

PATON, HUGH  (1553544) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was serving with No 144 Sqn at the time of his death, which resulted from multiple fractures, possibly sustained when Hurricane I, N2645 of No 56 OTU overshot a landing at Leuchars and crashed into two Hampdens.  He is buried in Glasgow (Lambhill) Cemetery.

08-May

OLIVER, JOHN  (405314) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL438 of No 154 Sqn, which died from injuries received when the aircraft crashed on Dartmoor whilst undertaking an escort sortie to the Royal train taking the King and Queen to Exeter.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

08-May

STRAIN, HUGH RUSSELL  (521347) RAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5387 NP-V of No 158 Sqn, which crashed at Hastorf during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

08-May

SMITH, ROY  (1117198) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5387 NP-V of No 158 Sqn, which crashed at Hastorf during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

08-May

ARMSTRONG, KENNETH GEORGE  (1287632) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5387 NP-V of No 158 Sqn, which crashed at Hastorf during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

08-May

SEAWARD, ERIC GEORGE  (1377554) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5387 NP-V of No 158 Sqn, which crashed at Hastorf during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

08-May

PORTER, CORNELIUS JAMES  (J/6667) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3840 VR-J of No 419 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea after being hit by flak on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

08-May

WILLIAMS, GRAHAM COLIN  (926466) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE389 PT-D of No 420 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie in the Forgetmenots area.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

08-May

URQUHART, ALEXANDER SCOULER  (987978) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE389 PT-D of No 420 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie in the Forgetmenots area.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

08-May

McDONNELL, WILLIAM ALBERT  (1375068) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE389 PT-D of No 420 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie in the Forgetmenots area.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

08-May

GOODHEW, REGINALD ALLAN  (403332) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL351 of No 452 Sqn, which collided with AB244 near Andreas, Isle of Man.  He is buried in Andreas (St Andrew) Churchyard.

08-May

PROTHER, ARTHUR HENRY  (856561) AuxAF - age 48

AC1

He was serving with No 923 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Warrington Cemetery.

08-May

HUTCHINSON, EDWARD HECTOR  (1355740) RAFVR - age 41

Cpl

He was serving with No 2753 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Nottingham Northern Cemetery.

08-May

BENSON, WILFRED  (1138267) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BG211 of No 14 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground at Darlton in Nottinghamshire at night.  He is buried in Farnworth Cemetery.

08-May

MASON, EMORY ANDREW  (R/82860) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BG211 of No 14 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground at Darlton in Nottinghamshire at night.  He is buried in Ollerton Cemetery.

08-May

FARRUGIA-GAY, J  (777215) RAFVR - age 18

AC2

He was serving with No 1656 CU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

08-May

VINCENT, MAURICE HOWARD  (1181842) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4798 of No 2 (C) OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Catfoss.  He is buried in Andover Cemetery.

08-May

CARTWRIGHT, LIONEL LESLIE  (1212379) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4798 of No 2 (C) OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Catfoss.  He is buried in Swindon (St John) Churchyard.

08-May

FERGUSSON, IAN MCNAUGHTON  (1550846) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1161 of No 21 OTU, which crashed near Grantham after being partially abandoned on  night cross country following an engine fire.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery.

08-May

WILLIAMS, WILLOUGHBY LLOYD  (401263) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1161 of No 21 OTU, which crashed near Grantham after being partially abandoned on  night cross country following an engine fire.  He is buried in Thurlby (St Germain) Churchyard.

08-May

ROHRLACH, HERMANN HEINRICH JULIUS  (402755) RAAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1161 of No 21 OTU, which crashed near Grantham after being partially abandoned on  night cross country following an engine fire.  He is buried in Thurlby (St Germain) Churchyard.

08-May

ASHFORD, LOUIS CLIFFORD  (566345) RAF - age 26

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3607 of No 39 MU, which crashed on the approach to Starveal Farm SLG.  He is buried in Weston-Super-Mare Cemetery.

08-May

O'BRYAN, CHARLES HERBERT  (1432172) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ826 of No 39 SFTS, which crashed near McMahon in Saskatchewan.  He is buried in Swift Current (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery.

08-May

LOCKWOOD, FRANK HAROLD  (546564) RAF - age 23

Cpl

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

08-May

PARMENTER, SIDNEY LEONARD  (958639) RAFVR - age Unknown

Cpl

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

08-May

McCARTY, JOHN ALBERT  (1008310) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

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

08-May

COOK, STANLEY HAROLD  (1280167) RAFVR - age 30

Cpl

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

08-May

SMITH, ANDREW  (519171) RAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He had been serving at Katabahret and probably died in Japanese captivity.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

08-May

DAVIS, JACK CLARENCE  (365231) RAF - age 34

Flt Sgt

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

08-May

WINTRELL, WILLIAM RUSSELL  (1110643) RAFVR - age 27

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 Carmarthen.  He is buried in Consett (Benfieldside) Cemetery.

08-May

RICHARDSON, KENNETH RIGBY  (1265002) RAFVR - age 21

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 Chatham.  He is buried in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery.

08-May

HARRIS, ALEXANDER ABERNETHY  (1107006) RAFVR - age 21

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 Aylesbury.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard.

08-May

CLARK, DENIS  (923097) 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 Brentford.  He is buried in Hounslow Cemetery.

08-May

CALLAGHAN, MATTHEW  (1069247) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was serving with No 21 OTU and was killed when he ran into the propeller of Wellington R1412 after being ordered to leave it and go to a different aircraft.  He is buried in Sheffield (City Road) Cemetery.

09-May

GOSNELL, GEORGE LESLIE  (119552) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG403 of No 2 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Sawbridgeworth.  He is buried in Middleton Junction (St Gabriel) Churchyard.

09-May

BULLOCK, HENRY JOHN  (67650) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3369 of No 9 Sqn, which probably shot down by flak on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

BLAIN, LEONARD MANLEY  (79228) RAFVR - age 38

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3369 of No 9 Sqn, which probably shot down by flak on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

CAMERON, JAMES DOUGLAS  (747925) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3369 of No 9 Sqn, which probably shot down by flak on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

WATERSTON, ROBERT REID  (1022828) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3369 of No 9 Sqn, which probably shot down by flak on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

ELIOTT, JOHN LIVINGSTONE HOPKINS  (J/5332) RCAF - age 21

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3369 of No 9 Sqn, which probably shot down by flak on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

GUTHRIE, NEIL DRUMMOND  (37399) RAF - age 26

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7674 ZA-U of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

DAVIS, FRANCIS MONTAGU  (81395) RAFVR - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7674 ZA-U of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

HALES, DOUGLAS WALTER  (117002) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7674 ZA-U of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

TOWLER, ALEC ERNEST  (570416) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7674 ZA-U of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

CLEPHANE, DONALD ALEXANDER  (919564) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7674 ZA-U of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

LE VACK, FRANK HARRY  (963007) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7674 ZA-U of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

KILLINGBECK, MATTHEW GEORGE  (1378401) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7674 ZA-U of No 10 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

NICHOLSON, ALLAN  (402698) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5574 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the North Sea on its return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-May

BYRNE, KENNETH EDWARD  (798555) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5574 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the North Sea on its return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-May

RODDY, FREDERICK DUGGAN  (R/78242) RCAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5574 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the North Sea on its return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-May

HOBGEN, JOHN EDWARD  (404621) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5574 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the North Sea on its return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Kirkeby Churchyard.

09-May

ETHERINGTON, JOHN ROBERT  (999910) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5574 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the North Sea on its return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-May

MILLAR, ALAN JOHN  (1376697) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5574 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the North Sea on its return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-May

BAILLIE, JOHN ERNEST  (559161) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7528 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Brodersby during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-May

BRODIE, WILLIAM CRAIG  (655081) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7528 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Brodersby during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-May

STRICKLAND, ALGERNON GUY  (904495) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7528 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Brodersby during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-May

KNIPE, HUMPHREY CHARLES  (1001321) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7528 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Brodersby during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-May

MOUNTENEY, ARCHIBALD  (1069031) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7528 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Brodersby during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-May

MUNT, VICTOR FRANK  (1151780) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7528 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Brodersby during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-May

EVANS, KENNETH ARCHIBALD  (1166119) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7528 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Brodersby during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-May

CHARBONNEAU, IVAN LEE  (R/69135) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7528 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Brodersby during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-May

HALL, GEORGE RAYMOND  (104355) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6523 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed near Eyke in Suffolk during an Army Co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Hale Unitarian Chapelyard.

09-May

LYNCH-BLOSSE, PATRICK WINDSOR  (70890) RAFO - age 42

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5555 KM-P of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

MACKAY, DONALD GEORGE  (80094) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5555 KM-P of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

McCLURE, CHARLES SURTIS CRANMER  (80251) RAFVR - age 32

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5555 KM-P of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

McLAREN, DONALD GOWER  (109892) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5555 KM-P of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

SOMERVILLE, JOHN MCFARLANE WEIR  (116152) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5555 KM-P of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

BEATSON, REX VIVIAN  (404477) RNZAF - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5555 KM-P of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

ROGERS, JOSEPH  (614388) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5555 KM-P of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

GOWER, JOHN BUXTON  (980327) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5555 KM-P of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

MACLAGAN, GERALD  (80118) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5568 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

STURGESS, HUBERT JOHN SAND  (80132) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5568 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

BELTON, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (80284) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5568 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

OLVER, ROBERT DUNCAN  (777613) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5568 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

NESBITT, BERTRAM LLEWELLYN  (777691) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5568 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

HOUGH, GILBERT WALTER  (777873) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5568 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

CRANE, WILLIAM MCDONALD  (778309) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5568 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

GRUBER, MAURICE  (777669) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7489 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed on Mon Island in Denmark during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard.

09-May

WATERS, DAVID OWEN  (405350) RNZAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM384 of No 72 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst checking on a dinghy on return from Circus 168.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-May

LONG, WILLIAM LESLIE  (101053) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9456 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

MOOREHOUSE, HARRY BARKER  (101555) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9456 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

O'REILLY, JOHN JOSEPH  (939114) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9456 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

SMITH, THOMAS PATRICK  (954984) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9456 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

NEVE, DESMOND RODERICK  (955436) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9456 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

DAVISON, RAYMOND  (1378875) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9456 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

SHERRINGTON, ROBERT DONALD  (R/85769) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire, ? of No 81 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after stalling during a landing.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-May

KOPP, BENJAMIN PETER  (R/80078) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8651 of No 104 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Sollum due to altimeter malfunction on a raid to Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

09-May

HOUGH, FRANKLIN WALES  (R/91971) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR365 of No 118 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during Circus 168.  He is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

09-May

WALKER, JOHN HAROLD GILBERT  (40036) RAF - age 23

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL264 of No 118 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during Circus 168.  He is buried in Wollaton (St Leonard) Church Cemetery.

09-May

GREEN, MICHAEL BAY  (912299) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3722 of No 118 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during Circus 168.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-May

CLARKE, JOHN PETER DIXON  (121537) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5562 NP-H of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into the Baltic during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

DAVIES, IAN WYNN  (404852) RNZAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5562 NP-H of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into the Baltic during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

STOCKER, NEVILLE CHRISTIAN  (940562) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5562 NP-H of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into the Baltic during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

GRAHAM, ROBERT MACFARLANE  (J/6306) RCAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5562 NP-H of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into the Baltic during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

NEVEU, CHARLES STACEY  (R/54986) RCAF - age 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5562 NP-H of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into the Baltic during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

WEET, JOHN DERRICK FORBES  (114427) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8439 NP-R of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in the vicinity of Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

KAY, ALFRED VALENTINE  (930699) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8439 NP-R of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in the vicinity of Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

DODDS, JOSEPH  (1002399) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8439 NP-R of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in the vicinity of Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

REID, ALEXANDER JOHN  (1056078) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8439 NP-R of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in the vicinity of Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

TAYLOR, WILFRED LAWSON  (1154657) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8439 NP-R of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in the vicinity of Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

PRESTON, SHAUN CRAVING  (1256351) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8439 NP-R of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in the vicinity of Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

GOSS, VICTOR EMANUEL GEORGE  (112424) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8600 NP-B of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

DUNKS, GEOFFREY FREDERICK  (1005984) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8600 NP-B of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

DAVISON, JOSEPH  (1015616) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8600 NP-B of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

HOLLOWS, ERIC  (1059419) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8600 NP-B of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Rostock during a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

TWEEDALE, GORDON RUSSELL DFM (404269) RAAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, BR248 of No 185 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 and crashed at Lija in Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

09-May

GORRINGE-SMITH, JOHN EDWARD  (40470) RAF - age 26

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, Z8712 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping patrol off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

09-May

LESLIE, JOHN ALAN  (65546) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, Z8712 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping patrol off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

09-May

FEW, FREDERICK JOHN  (646908) RAF - age Unknown

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, Z8712 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping patrol off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

09-May

GROSVENOR, THOMAS FREDERICK  (755929) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, Z8712 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping patrol off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

09-May

BENTLEY, ALWYN  (945463) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, Z8712 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping patrol off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

09-May

WHITE, WILLIAM ALFRED  (J/5096) RCAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, Z8712 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping patrol off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

09-May

MILBURN, HAROLD ASHTON  (112542) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BP845 of No 249 Sqn, which was shot down as he attempted to land at Safi o n Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

09-May

WILSON, HERBERT KEEP  (77873) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 263 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Beirut War Cemetery.

09-May

BLAIRON, ARNOLD JOSE  (1299913) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AA857 of No 350 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on an evening Circus.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register.

09-May

JEFFERIES, CLIFFORD STANLEY  (1163805) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE288 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was lost over the sea on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

09-May

STROUD, HERBERT FREDERICK  (1305057) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE288 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was lost over the sea on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

09-May

SINCLAIR, MARCEL STANLEY  (R/59701) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE288 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was lost over the sea on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

09-May

NORTON, JAMES SHIELD  (R/70090) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE288 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was lost over the sea on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

09-May

KILLHAM, EDGAR JOHN JEX  (1000270) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE297 EQ-F of No 408 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

DAFOE, JACK STANLEY  (J/15417) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE297 EQ-F of No 408 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

MARKLE, JACK WELLINGTON  (R/71494) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE297 EQ-F of No 408 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

FINKBEINER, CLARENCE HENRY  (R/80168) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE297 EQ-F of No 408 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

HIBBARD, HOWARD ROBERT  (R/56250) RCAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3703 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

McCOY, ALFRED ERNEST  (R/62439) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3703 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

McAROY, MICHAEL  (R/66054) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3703 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

WENT, HENRY EDWARD  (R/72357) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3703 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

SHANNON, CHARLES MELVILLE  (R/80520) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3703 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

KING, JOHN CLIFTON  (R/83545) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3703 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

PARRY, RONALD ROBERT  (1252836) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT144 PT-A of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Rostock on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

PETERSEN, REGINALD BRUCE  (R/78123) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT144 PT-A of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Rostock on a raid to Warnemunde.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

09-May

HALLIDAY, RICHARD ARTHUR GEORGE  (407426) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AA851 of No 457 Sqn, which abandoned the aircraft after being damaged by fighters on Circus 160 but did not survive.  He is buried in Aylesham Cemetery.

09-May

SMITH, WILLIAM JAMES  (400942) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM180 of No 457 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during Circus 160.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-May

GILLESPIE, EDWARD WILLIAM  (J/7764) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3845 of No 501 Sqn, which failed to return from Circus 160.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-May

BUCKSTONE, JOHN WALTER  (79626) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, BP872 of No 603 Sqn, which crashed into the sea during a combat with Bf 109s off Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

09-May

SMITH, JAMES PERCIVAL  (920372) RAFVR - age 29

LAC

He was serving with No 920 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Sedlescombe (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

09-May

SELLARS, DOUGLAS MORTON  (1164554) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5057 of No 10 OTU, which flew into high ground in Montgomeryshire on a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-May

PATERSON, STEWART THOMAS  (R/58431) RCAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5057 of No 10 OTU, which flew into high ground in Montgomeryshire on a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-May

MORIN, RALPH WILLIAM  (R/92143) RCAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5057 of No 10 OTU, which flew into high ground in Montgomeryshire on a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-May

JONES, DONALD HAYDN  (1311541) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5057 of No 10 OTU, which flew into high ground in Montgomeryshire on a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Rhondda (Ferndale) Cemetery.

09-May

KEMP, ARTHUR JOHN BRUCE  (916043) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5057 of No 10 OTU, which flew into high ground in Montgomeryshire on a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Theydon Bois (St Mary) Churchyard.

09-May

JACOBS, REGINALD CYRIL  (1414141) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He was serving with No 225 Grd Unit at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

09-May

JACKLIN, JOHN FRANCIS  (404853) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

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

09-May

GULLIVER, ERNEST GEORGE  (1386486) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in AT6A, 41-16631 from Craig Field, which when he entered the active runway without permission and was struck by another aircraft that had received permission to land.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe.

09-May

CLARKE, JOHN SHEDRICK  (1075909) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

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

09-May

SLY, RAYMOND HAROLD CHARLES  (402260) RAAF - age 20

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BR348 of No Malta Sqn, which seriously injured as he tried to take off downwind at Hal Far to assist other aircraft under attack but he collided with a dispersal pen, his aircraft blowing up  He was removed alive but died later that day from his injuries.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

09-May

HERRINGTON, CHARLES FRANCIS  (37042) RAF - age Unknown

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH269 of RAFFC, which failed to return to Gander after suffering engine problems on a ferry flight to the UK.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-May

SOTHAM, RICHARD JOHN  (413717) RNZAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH269 of  RAFFC, which failed to return to Gander after suffering engine problems on a ferry flight to the UK.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-May

MALIN, ARTHUR  (85765) RAF - age 43

WO

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 Stromness district, Orkney.  He is buried in Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery.

09-May

WILLIAMS, ALFRED RICHARD  (1238117) RAFVR - age 32

LAC

He was serving with No 6 AOS and was killed when he was struck by the wing of Dominie, Z7259 at it landed at Staverton.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery

09-May

PARK, JOHN WILLIAM  (1016554) RAFVR - age Unknown

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 Inveresk.  He is buried in Dalkeith New Cemetery.

09-May

ROLLO, LEONARD DUNCAN  (85055) RAFVR - age 58

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Strathbrock.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery.

09-May

HOWE, HAROLD RAYMOND  (1315355) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was serving with No 6 AOS and died from injuries sustained when he was struck by the wing of Dominie, Z7259 at it landed at Staverton.  He is buried in Exeter (Exwick or St Thomas) Cemetery.

09-May

JENKINSON, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1226267) RAFVR - age 30

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 Stoke.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Longton) Cemetery.

09-May

RANCE, MARGUERITE ELLEN  (892210) WAAF - age 19

ACW1

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 Bethnal Green (Margaret E).  She is buried in Sunninghill (St Michael) Churchyard Extension.

09-May

VALIQUET, CHARLES NAPOLEON  (R/10251) RCAF - age 21

WO I

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire VB, BP965 which collided with another Spitfire having attacked an Italian floatplane as they approached Malta on a ferry flight from the USS Wasp.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-May

ROUNSEFELL, JOHN VAUGHAN  (R/74910) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire VB, BP971 which collided with another Spitfire having attacked an Italian floatplane as they approached Malta on a ferry flight from the USS Wasp.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-May

SCARD, HENRY EDWARD ALFRED  (103043) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8987 'B' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Benghazi harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-May

TAYLOR, EDWARD SCHOLES  (103044) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8987 'B' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Benghazi harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-May

WOODBRIDGE, ARTHUR SIDNEY  (1163063) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8987 'B' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Benghazi harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-May

DOUTHWAITE, DENNIS ARTHUR  (1184744) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8987 'B' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Benghazi harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-May

SCOTT, SIDNEY SAMUEL FREDERICK  (1375189) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8987 'B' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Benghazi harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-May

SMITH, LLOYD HILBERT  (J/4711) RCAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8987 'B' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Benghazi harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-May

WILLIAMS, THOMAS EDWARD  (1184379) RAFVR - age 28

AC1

He was serving with No 50 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-May

McKINNIE, JAMES WILLIAM  (1010283) RAFVR - age 28

LAC

He was serving with No 73 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-May

MAYNARD, CHRISTOPHER NOEL  (67062) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He died on a hospital ship from injuries sustained on 3 May 1942 whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BE712 of No 80 Sqn, which collided with BE360 of the same unit near Gazala.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-May

TWEEDIE, BASIL VICTOR HENNESY  (121523) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AL111 of No 250 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a strafing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-May

BROWN, WILLIAM CHARLES THOMAS  (617867) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6650 of No 353 Sqn, which crashed on taking off at night from Bamrauli and burst into flames.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

10-May

LANGFORD-JAMES, JAMES  (771743) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6650 of No 353 Sqn, which crashed on taking off at night from Bamrauli and burst into flames.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

10-May

BRIGGS, GEORGE MAXWELL  (408000) RAAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, BR282 of No 601 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

10-May

BEFELER, YOSEK  (775173) RAFVR - age 22

AC9

He was serving with No 971 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

10-May

COLEMAN, ELWOOD LINCOLN JOSEPH  (R/75449) RCAF - age 23

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, DE304 of No 102 GOTU, which crashed on take off near Witney, Oxfordshire.  He is buried in Black Bourton (or Burton Abbots) (St Mary) Churchyard.

10-May

WILLIAMS, FREDERICK GEORGE  (R/77474) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, DE304 of No 102 GOTU, which crashed on take off near Witney, Oxfordshire.  He is buried in Black Bourton (or Burton Abbots) (St Mary) Churchyard.

10-May

OXFORD, ERIC THOMAS GLEED  (636538) RAF - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 117 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Aswan Bandar British Cemetery.

10-May

PHILLIPS, ALFRED REGINALD  (529759) RAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 121 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-May

KENT, HUGH MCTAGGART  (655862) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Havoc I, AW392 of No 1460 Flt, which spun into the ground near Alnwick following an engine failure during a practice flight.  He is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery.

10-May

LUCAS, LEONARD  (1066010) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Havoc I, AW392 of No 1460 Flt, which spun into the ground near Alnwick following an engine failure during a practice flight.  He is buried in Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery.

10-May

STRUGNELL, ARTHUR  (44935) RAF - age 33

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Fleet Fort, 3586 of No 2 Wireless School, which crashed following a high speed stall whilst executing a climbing turn.  He is buried in Calgary (Burnsland) Cemetery.

10-May

COLLEY, JAMES  (1087140) RAFVR - age 33

AC1

He was serving with No 225 Grp HQ at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

10-May

EDWARDS, RAYMOND  (108567) RAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in London II, K9683 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed into the Irish Sea off Portpatrick.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-May

KELSO, JAMES HOLMES  (1344077) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in London II, K9683 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed into the Irish Sea off Portpatrick.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-May

KIDD, ALEXANDER  (1371105) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in London II, K9683 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed into the Irish Sea off Portpatrick.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-May

SELDEN, KENNETH EDMUND  (915233) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in London II, K9683 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed into the Irish Sea off Portpatrick.  He is buried in Hemel Hempstead (Heath Lane) Cemetery.

10-May

VAN INGEN, ROY  (68799) RAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in London II, K9683 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed into the Irish Sea off Portpatrick.  He is buried in Teddington Cemetery.

10-May

CHADWICK, JAMES WILLIAM  (1022740) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5974 of No 5 AOS, which crashed into high ground near Peebles following an engine failure during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Ashton-under-Lyne (Hurst) Cemetery.

10-May

LLOYD, RICHARD OWEN  (655766) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5974 of No 5 AOS, which crashed into high ground near Peebles following an engine failure during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Glyn Neath Congregational Chapelyard.

10-May

CHRISTIAN, PERCIVAL CLARKE  (996198) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5974 of No 5 AOS, which crashed into high ground near Peebles following an engine failure during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Kirk Bradden (St Brendan) New Churchyard.

10-May

MANTHORPE, JACK  (1291996) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5974 of No 5 AOS, which crashed into high ground near Peebles following an engine failure during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Lakenham (St John the Baptist and All Saints) Churchyard.

10-May

BEATTIE, DAVID  (651622) RAF - age 32

LAC

He was serving with No 510 AMES at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-May

NOAH, OREN ANDREW  (121232) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, P9309 of No 52 OTU, which dived into the ground after losing a wing near Yatesbury.  He is buried in Chalfont Tabernacle Graveyard.

10-May

LAPORTE, ADOLPHE NORMAN  (R/79190) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7164 of No 56 OTU, which crashed near Leuchars whilst carrying out low level aerobatics.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery.

10-May

MIKOLAJCZYK Ignacy (P.783685) PAF - age 35

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst possibly flying in Kittyhawk I, ET242 of the ADU, on a ferry flight but the aircraft was probably repaired.   .

10-May

MALCOLM, FREDERICK IAN  (43106) RAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, AB127 of the PRU, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie to Trondheim.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

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