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Casualties - 26 June 1942


26-Jun

SCOTT, GERALD  (R/69649) RCAF - age 21

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HL589 of No 1 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to Gilze Rijen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

HYND, ERIC LESLIE  (404404) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3754 MG-O of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jun

LITTLE, RAYMOND EDMUND  (628631) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3754 MG-O of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jun

WILLIAMSON, REGINALD CLAUDE  (646510) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3754 MG-O of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jun

KETCHELL, RONALD  (900301) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3754 MG-O of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jun

LOOKER, PETER HUXLY  (45339) RAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2254 of No 13 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst carrying out and intruder operation against Venlo (Also shown as being lost on  1000 Bomber raid 31/5/42).  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

26-Jun

O'NEILL, WILLIAM GEORGE  (404496) RNZAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2254 of No 13 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst carrying out and intruder operation against Venlo.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

26-Jun

COX, GORDON WILLIAM  (1381469) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2254 of No 13 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst carrying out and intruder operation against Venlo.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

26-Jun

FRITH, PETER GEORGE  (111953) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6084 of No 13 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to St Truiden in support of the third '1,000 Bomber' raid.  He is buried in Houwaart Churchyard.

26-Jun

VINTER, HENRY HERBERT WILLIAM  (1250069) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6084 of No 13 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to St Truiden in support of the third '1,000 Bomber' raid.  He is buried in Houwaart Churchyard.

26-Jun

PLANT, ROBERT TENANT  (1291941) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6084 of No 13 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to St Truiden in support of the third '1,000 Bomber' raid.  He is buried in Houwaart Churchyard.

26-Jun

POSLUSNY, ONDREJ  (82568) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, Z3088 of No 32 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters off Fecamp on a Roadstead sortie.  He is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

26-Jun

MAYS, HERBERT GORDON BADGER  (104520) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1105 TL-N of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Oldenburg on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

HAZLETON, STANLEY FRANK  (128445) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1105 TL-N of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Oldenburg on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

GUMBLEY, ROBERT GEORGE  (156458) RAF - age 42

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1105 TL-N of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Oldenburg on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

FISHER, RONALD WILLIS  (1058488) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1105 TL-N of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Oldenburg on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

SELBY, ARTHUR JOHN  (1177286) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1105 TL-N of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Oldenburg on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

ABSON, JACK LACY  (950317) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV522 of No 37 Sqn, which was killed after mistakenly abandoning the aircraft following an attack by a night fighter during an operation in the battle area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26-Jun

PETERS, JASPER STORMOND  (12419) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7289 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Grembke on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jun

ROY, JOHN CHARLES  (41361) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7289 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Grembke on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jun

THOMPSON, LAWRENCE CHASE  (402622) RAAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7289 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Grembke on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jun

LINDSAY, JAMES WILLIAM  (403194) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7289 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Grembke on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jun

JOHNSON, EDGAR GRIFFITS  (403813) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7289 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Grembke on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jun

HARDY, NEIL MALCOLM  (404903) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7289 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Grembke on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jun

HUGALL, ROBERT LESLIE  (406318) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7289 of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Grembke on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jun

WAGNER, GORDON JAMES  (R159564) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV564 'L' of No 70 Sqn, which was fatally wounded in an attack by a Ju 88 night fighter on its return from an attack on a convoy between Mersa Matruh and Sidi Barrani.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

26-Jun

WHITTINGHAM, JOHN ARTHUR  (102567) RAFVR - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1067 of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Hemelumer Oldeferd (Koudum) General Cemetery.

26-Jun

DRONFIELD, HAROLD  (1107042) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1067 of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

FARROW, JAMES RALPH  (403119) RNZAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5620 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which came down at Winkelsett on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

CALDER, ROBERT HARVEY DONALD  (407358) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5620 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which came down at Winkelsett on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

NORMAN, ARNOLD BAILEY  (548174) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5620 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which came down at Winkelsett on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

CORNS, EDWARD  (553453) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5620 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which came down at Winkelsett on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

PEARMAN, FRANK CHARLES  (574729) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5620 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which came down at Winkelsett on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

NEIL, ARTHUR JOSEPH  (632245) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5620 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which came down at Winkelsett on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

BARRETT, PERCY WARREN  (1254387) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5620 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which came down at Winkelsett on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

BRYANT, PETER  (1192590) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, Z4174 of No 94 Sqn, which overturned at El Gamil after hitting the sea on the aproach to land.  He is buried in Port Said War Memorial Cemetery.

26-Jun

STARBUCK, LEONARD  (1325482) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7654 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jun

WRIGHT, KENNETH BERNARD  (42668) RAF - age 20

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7654 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

LEWIS, ILLTYD GAD IVOR  (566355) RAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7654 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

TAXEIRA DE MATTOS, ERNEST RALPH  (968101) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7654 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

BRADBURY, RICHARD FORREST  (J/15512) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7654 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

FERNIE, PETER JOHN  (R/87884) RCAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7654 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

PRATT, GEORGE CHARLES  (635526) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7759 DY-L of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

BICAT, VICTOR JACK FOCH  (657342) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7759 DY-L of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

SMITH, JOHN BURTON  (778676) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7759 DY-L of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

MAY, THOMAS HENRY  (954180) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7759 DY-L of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

HANKINS, JOHN PHILLIP  (1353269) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7759 DY-L of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

HARRIS, CARL CLARK  (R/62960) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7759 DY-L of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

KIRKBY, GEORGE HENRY  (406332) RAAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8572 'N' of No 104 Sqn, which was hit by a bomb as it prepared to take off on a sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26-Jun

SMITH-WINDSOR, GRENVILLE  (J/6132) RCAF - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8572 'N' of No 104 Sqn, which was hit by a bomb as it prepared to take off on a sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26-Jun

ABBOTT, HEZEKIAH  (1326329) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3554 KO-Q of No 115 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

26-Jun

CROXTON, WILLIAM LESLIE  (107486) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3554 KO-Q of No 115 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

WILLIAMS, LESLIE HOWARD  (108831) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3554 KO-Q of No 115 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

BALES, LESLIE PERCY  (113352) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3554 KO-Q of No 115 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

TOLMIE, JOHN LESTER  (1287043) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3554 KO-Q of No 115 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

YOUNG, HENRY EDWARD  (1378544) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ594 of No 156 Sqn, which was mortally injured when his turret was ripped off in a collision with a pillbox whilst attempting to land at Alconbury having aborted its sortie on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen due to an electrical fault.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

26-Jun

COOKE, HUMPHREY DESMOND  (37062) RAF - age Unknown

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM606 of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter during the last '1,000 Bomber' raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

26-Jun

WATSON, JAMES CAMERON  (J/7213) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM606 of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter during the last '1,000 Bomber' raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

26-Jun

McGLYNN, GRIFFITHS  (643757) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM606 of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter during the last '1,000 Bomber' raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

26-Jun

CROOK, CYRIL NORMAN DFC (44550) RAF - age 29

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM606 of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter during the last '1,000 Bomber' raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

26-Jun

PHILLIPS, DAVID THOMAS WILLIAMS  (119811) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM762 of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed on moorland by a night fighter during the last '1,000 Bomber' raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

26-Jun

HUBBARD, ROBERT ALBERT WILLIAM  (755733) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM606 of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter during the last '1,000 Bomber' raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

26-Jun

WRIGHT, KENNETH DOUGLAS  (909528) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM762 of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed on moorland by a night fighter during the last '1,000 Bomber' raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

26-Jun

PAYZE, ROBERT WILLIAM  (1177133) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM762 of No 206 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed on moorland by a night fighter during the last '1,000 Bomber' raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

26-Jun

LACK, WALTER ALEXANDER  (901190) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN527 of No 213 Sqn, which failed to return from an interception near Mersa Matruh.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26-Jun

BALL, BRIAN FRANCIS  (108148) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7503 HA-R of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

HOWES, JOHN FREDERICK  (540188) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7503 HA-R of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

DOUGLASS, EDWARD REED  (570275) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7503 HA-R of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

CARROLL, RICHARD FRANCIS  (994961) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7503 HA-R of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

BROOKS, ARTHUR LESLIE  (1177569) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7503 HA-R of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

HOWES, DENNISS VINCENT  (1282831) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7503 HA-R of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

ROGERS, KENNETH GEORGE  (1166334) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7503 HA-R of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Makkum) Protestant Churchyard.

26-Jun

RHODEN, FRANCIS ARTHUR  (1072730) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG782 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down shortly after taking off from LG 116 on a relocation flight.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26-Jun

GRIFFITHS, RICHARD PATRICK  (1259515) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG782 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down shortly after taking off from LG 116 on a relocation flight.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26-Jun

DOBSON, FRANK DAVID  (400669) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG782 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down shortly after taking off from LG 116 on a relocation flight.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

26-Jun

WALKER, THOMAS WILLIAM  (995420) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4761 of No 235 Sqn, which ditched off Terschelling during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

COPELAND, PERCY DFC (108956) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK931 of No 250 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters near Mersa Matruh.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26-Jun

CARLILE, JOHN VYVYAN DFM (968433) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Kittyhawk, ET581? of No 260 Sqn, which failed to return from a bomber escort mission.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26-Jun

LANE-SANSAM, ERNEST CHARLES DFC (42236) RAF - age 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4985 'N' of No 272 Sqn, which failed to return from a ground strafing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26-Jun

CHAPMAN, FRANK  (945792) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4985 'N' of No 272 Sqn, which failed to return from a ground strafing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26-Jun

THOMSON, ROBERT JASON  (1270610) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BN106 of No 274 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak during fighter bomber sortie.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

26-Jun

BROOKS CLARKE, ERIC ROY  (1253868) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX649 of No 280 Sqn, which flew into the ground at night at Stockbury in Kent.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

26-Jun

BELL, ARTHUR  (635868) RAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX649 of No 280 Sqn, which flew into the ground at night at Stockbury in Kent.  He is buried in Eaglesham Cemetery.

26-Jun

CHRISTISON, IAN HARRY  (402490) RAAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX649 of No 280 Sqn, which flew into the ground at night at Stockbury in Kent.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent.

26-Jun

NORWICK, AMERY JOHN  (R/86853) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX649 of No 280 Sqn, which flew into the ground at night at Stockbury in Kent.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent.

26-Jun

KRAMIN Jan (P.1604) PAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, ? of No 304 Sqn, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

26-Jun

TALACH Nikita (P.781912) PAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, ? of No 304 Sqn, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

26-Jun

KAMYSZEK Tadeusz (P.783875) PAF - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, ? of No 304 Sqn, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

26-Jun

DYDZIUL Marian Jozef (P.0191) PAF - age 38

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, ? of No 304 Sqn, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

26-Jun

KUC Henryk (P.792037) PAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, ? of No 304 Sqn, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

26-Jun

WOJTAS Jan (P781144) PAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, ? of No 304 Sqn, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

26-Jun

SKARZYNSKI Stanislaw Jakub (P.1252) PAF - age 43

Gp Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8528 SM-R of No 305 Sqn, which ditched off Greater Yarmouth on its return from the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

26-Jun

JONES, THOMAS ELLIS.  (404785) RAAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AL107 of No 450 Sqn, which dived into the ground after being hit by a fighter on a bomber escort mission to Matruh.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26-Jun

MORRELL, FRANCIS WILLIAM  (1380942) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM236 of No 602 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s near Etretat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

DE SPIRLET, FRANCOIS XAVIER EGENOFF  (82163) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon I, R7710 of No 609 Sqn, which collided with R7817 over Duxford.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register.

26-Jun

ROSE, PETER CECIL  (1199495) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 808 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

WINGEATT, ERNEST  (1076445) RAFVR - age 32

AC1

He was serving with No 2751 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Bebington Cemetery.

26-Jun

TOMLINSON, EDWIN HAMILTON  (83002) RAFVR - age 35

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5147 of No 1 (C) OTU, which shot down by a night fighter on a diversionary raid.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

26-Jun

SUMMERS, RONALD ENOCH STANLEY  (116882) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, P5147 of No 1 (C) OTU, which shot down by a night fighter on a diversionary raid.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

26-Jun

COOKE, HAROLD  (778541) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD689 'W' of No 10 OTU, which crashed on the banks of the Ems during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jun

HUNT, GEORGE ARTHUR  (1027321) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD689 'W' of No 10 OTU, which crashed on the banks of the Ems during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jun

WEBSTER, SAMUEL JAMES  (1305420) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD689 'W' of No 10 OTU, which crashed on the banks of the Ems during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jun

PARRY, DANIEL IVAN  (1381419) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD689 'W' of No 10 OTU, which crashed on the banks of the Ems during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jun

OULSTER, NORMAN MAXWELL  (R/56284) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD689 'W' of No 10 OTU, which crashed on the banks of the Ems during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jun

EWEN, GEORGE  (522113) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD201 'L' of No 10 OTU, which was shot down over Holland during the '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

26-Jun

WILLIAMS, ERIC DOUGLAS  (402687) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4944 'A' of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

26-Jun

WILKINSON, GORDON LEA  (R/78711) RCAF - age 20

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4944 'A' of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

26-Jun

HOUSE, FREDERICK CLIFFORD  (904338) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4944 'A' of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

REYNOLDS, LEONARD NORMAN  (1313246) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4944 'A' of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

MURPHY, GILBERT MANSFIELD  (1382260) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P4944 'A' of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

WEIGHTMAN, WILLIAM  (866405) AuxAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9987 DY-U of No 102 Con Flt, which was lost on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jun

DUFF, FREDERICK FRANCIS  (R/78389) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9987 DY-U of No 102 Con Flt, which was lost on the third '1,000 Bomber' raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jun

MITCHELL, LEONARD ALLEN  (41601) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC,  X3213 KJ-L of No 11 OTU, which was shot down by flak during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

FALK, VICTOR ARTHUR BULLECOURT  (403571) RNZAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC,  X3213 KJ-L of No 11 OTU, which was shot down by flak during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

MATTHEWMAN, CYRIL THOMAS RAYNES  (941198) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC,  X3213 KJ-L of No 11 OTU, which was shot down by flak during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

HOLDEN, ROBERT  (969489) RAFVR - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC,  X3213 KJ-L of No 11 OTU, which was shot down by flak during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

URQUHART, RONALD NEIL  (R/82332) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC,  X3213 KJ-L of No 11 OTU, which was shot down by flak during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

PARISH, RICHARD JOHN  (41546) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV778 KJ-A of No 11 OTU, which crashed in the area of Heligoland during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jun

FLOWER, WILLIAM HARVEY  (412472) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV778 KJ-A of No 11 OTU, which crashed in the area of Heligoland during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

CUBITT, JOHN CHARLES  (550237) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV778 KJ-A of No 11 OTU, which crashed in the area of Heligoland during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

WILTON, STANLEY LYELL  (403631) RNZAF - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV778 KJ-A of No 11 OTU, which crashed in the area of Heligoland during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

MUTTON, FERNLEIGH WILLIAM  (1187659) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV778 KJ-A of No 11 OTU, which crashed in the area of Heligoland during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

BARBER, FREDERICK GEORGE  (41564) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1078 TX-Q of No 11 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jun

REEVES, IVAN HARRY  (411100) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1078 TX-Q of No 11 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jun

MAIN, FARIS CLYDE  (R/74704) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1078 TX-Q of No 11 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jun

READ, AMBROSE PHILLIP  (1179230) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV951 of No 12 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter near the target during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen  He was mortally wounded and died in hospital.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jun

DRUSSEL, DONALD PATRICKSON  (43951) RAF - age 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1349 of No 12 OTU, which crashed into the North Sea during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

26-Jun

ADDIS, RYLAND GEORGE  (110134) RAFVR - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1349 of No 12 OTU, which crashed into the North Sea during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

26-Jun

WILSON, ALAN CHARLES RUSSELL  (748232) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1349 of No 12 OTU, which crashed into the North Sea during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

26-Jun

TAYLOR, DAVID WHITE  (755137) RAFVR - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1349 of No 12 OTU, which crashed into the North Sea during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

26-Jun

GOLIGHTLY, FREDERICK JAMES  (969407) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1349 of No 12 OTU, which crashed into the North Sea during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

SMITH, RONALD HAYWARD  (1065715) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1410 KX-M of No 12 OTU, which crashed into the North Sea during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Ameland (NES) General Cemetery.

26-Jun

WEST, FREDERICK ROBERT  (411797) RNZAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1410 KX-M of No 12 OTU, which crashed into the North Sea during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

SHAPCOTT, JOHN TUDOR  (1272432) RAFVR - age 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1410 KX-M of No 12 OTU, which crashed into the North Sea during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

ELVIN, LEONARD ROY  (1378958) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1410 KX-M of No 12 OTU, which crashed into the North Sea during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

MORRIS, PHILIP  (117480) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1410 KX-M of No 12 OTU, which crashed into the North Sea during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

26-Jun

SALAZAR, Count. TRISTAN EDWARD  (62277) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5312 GL-J3 of No 14 OTU, which crashed near Borkum during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

GAFFNEY, THOMAS STANISLAUS  (405441) RAAF - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5312 GL-J3 of No 14 OTU, which crashed near Borkum during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

HORLOCK, RICHARD JOHN  (637223) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5312 GL-J3 of No 14 OTU, which crashed near Borkum during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

26-Jun

MATTHEWS, STEPHEN  (1064002) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH230 of No 1444 Flt, which crashed at Luqa as a result of an engine failure at the end of a ferry flight from Gibraltar.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

26-Jun

CULBERT, WILFRED JOHN  (1260278) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH230 of No 1444 Flt, which crashed at Luqa as a result of an engine failure at the end of a ferry flight from Gibraltar.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

26-Jun

ATKINSON, MATTHEW RICHARD  (39364) RAF - age 26

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9812 'Z' of No 1481 Flt, which crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast during the third '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

BLACKLEY, ALLAN NEIL  (403495) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9812 'Z' of No 1481 Flt, which crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast during the third '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

WALLER, WILLIAM  (1313097) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9812 'Z' of No 1481 Flt, which crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast during the third '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

McINTOSH, DOUGLAS HOWIE  (407603) RAAF - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9812 'Z' of No 1481 Flt, which crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast during the third '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

26-Jun

O'SULLIVAN, JOHN GREGORY  (403432) RAAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z9812 'Z' of No 1481 Flt, which crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast during the third '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Vlieland General Cemetery.

26-Jun

EVANS, DAVID CHRISTOPHER  (118100) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV737 of No 15 OTU, which was shot down by flak and crashed in Stoevesand Str, Sebaldsbruck, Bremen during the '1,000 Bomber' raid on the city.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jun

KENNEDY, J. McREWIN  (632065) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV737 of No 15 OTU, which was shot down by flak and crashed in Stoevesand Str, Sebaldsbruck, Bremen during the '1,000 Bomber' raid on the city.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jun

MORGAN, THOMAS PHILLIP  (656079) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV737 of No 15 OTU, which was shot down by flak and crashed in Stoevesand Str, Sebaldsbruck, Bremen during the '1,000 Bomber' raid on the city.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jun

SWEENEY, MICHAEL  (1118157) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV737 of No 15 OTU, which was shot down by flak and crashed in Stoevesand Str, Sebaldsbruck, Bremen during the '1,000 Bomber' raid on the city.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jun

COFFIN, RONALD IDRIS  (1216731) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV737 of No 15 OTU, which was shot down by flak and crashed in Stoevesand Str, Sebaldsbruck, Bremen during the '1,000 Bomber' raid on the city.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jun

LEYLAND, ALFRED GEORGE  (1311606) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV737 of No 15 OTU, which was shot down by flak and crashed in Stoevesand Str, Sebaldsbruck, Bremen during the '1,000 Bomber' raid on the city.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jun

KENNY, ALEXANDER JOHN  (47747) RAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7442 'B' of No 1651 CU, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Harlingen General Cemetery.

26-Jun

LIVINGSTON, WILLIAM MONTGOMERY  (66541) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7442 'B' of No 1651 CU, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Harlingen General Cemetery.

26-Jun

COATES, RAYMOND  (1111952) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7442 'B' of No 1651 CU, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Harlingen General Cemetery.

26-Jun

GRAHAM, JAMES DFM (47909) RAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7442 'B' of No 1651 CU, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

BOOTH, LEWIS ALFRED  (118627) RAF - age 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7442 'B' of No 1651 CU, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

BENNETT, WILLIAM  (613080) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7442 'B' of No 1651 CU, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

FLYNN, FRANCIS LARRY  (J/7541) RCAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7442 'B' of No 1651 CU, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

WHISKEN, KENNETH DEREK DFC (61037) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9993 GV-U of No 1652 CU, which was shot down by a night fighter  during a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Dalfsen General Cemetery.

26-Jun

WATSON, IAN REAY  (R/77490) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9993 GV-U of No 1652 CU, which was shot down by a night fighter  during a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Raalte General Cemetery.

26-Jun

BRATHWAITE, ROBERT GEORGE ASHLEY  (403312) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2723 of No 20 OTU, which was shot down into the sea off Terschelling by flak during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

26-Jun

CARRUTHERS, WILLIAM ALAN  (1063043) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2723 of No 20 OTU, which was shot down into the sea off Terschelling by flak during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

26-Jun

MARCHANT, ROBERT CRESSWELL  (R/92040) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2723 of No 20 OTU, which was shot down into the sea off Terschelling by flak during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

26-Jun

INCH, THOMAS HENRY  (656709) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV475 BY-G of No 23 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Ambt-Delden General Cemetery.

26-Jun

JONES, JOHN REGINALD  (1023907) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV475 BY-G of No 23 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Ambt-Delden General Cemetery.

26-Jun

CHAPMAN, RONALD ARTHUR  (1046424) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV475 BY-G of No 23 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Ambt-Delden General Cemetery.

26-Jun

SWALES, JOSEPH  (1378431) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV475 BY-G of No 23 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Ambt-Delden General Cemetery.

26-Jun

CROSSING, JOHN KEITH  (R/95095) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV475 BY-G of No 23 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Ambt-Delden General Cemetery.

26-Jun

SUDBURY, RICHARD THOMAS  (1386506) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9875 'D3' of No 23 OTU, which probably came down into the sea off the Dutch coast during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

26-Jun

JOY, TERENCE WONG  (1238457) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9875 'D3' of No 23 OTU, which probably came down into the sea off the Dutch coast during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Harlingen General Cemetery.

26-Jun

COCKAYNE, COLIN GEORGE  (1186919) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9875 'D3' of No 23 OTU, which probably came down into the sea off the Dutch coast during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

ROONEY, JOHN  (1311388) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9875 'D3' of No 23 OTU, which probably came down into the sea off the Dutch coast during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

LORD, DAVID FRANK  (R/92183) RCAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9875 'D3' of No 23 OTU, which probably came down into the sea off the Dutch coast during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

HACKETT, RICHARD ARTHUR  (1067342) RAFVR - age 32

AC1

He was serving at No 23 SFTS at the time of his death, but the circumstances of his death have yet to be ascertained cause of dearth not known.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery.

26-Jun

RIXON, WILLIAM PERCY  (818034) AuxAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD266 of No 24 OTU, which probably came down into the sea off the Dutch coast during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

26-Jun

BLACKFORD, HARRY WILLIAM  (121555) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD266 of No 24 OTU, which probably came down into the sea off the Dutch coast during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

CHEESEMAN, SIDNEY ARTHUR  (121559) RAFVR - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD266 of No 24 OTU, which probably came down into the sea off the Dutch coast during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

COLE, FREDERICK MARSDEN  (R/106062) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD266 of No 24 OTU, which probably came down into the sea off the Dutch coast during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

OMILIANOUSKI, PETER CHRISTOPHER  (R/51998) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD266 of No 24 OTU, which probably came down into the sea off the Dutch coast during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

LIND, GORDON RICHARD  (400229) RAAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD379 of No 24 OTU, which probably came down into the sea off the Dutch coast during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

CLARK, IAN PATTERSON  (124634) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD379 of No 24 OTU, which probably came down into the sea off the Dutch coast during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

26-Jun

MONRO, JAMES BRIAN  (403970) RNZAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD379 of No 24 OTU, which probably came down into the sea off the Dutch coast during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

26-Jun

STOREY, JOHN  (937066) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD379 of No 24 OTU, which probably came down into the sea off the Dutch coast during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

26-Jun

HUDSON, HAROLD HERMON  (942732) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD379 of No 24 OTU, which probably came down into the sea off the Dutch coast during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

26-Jun

SHARPLES, ALBERT  (82995) RAFVR - age 43

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV721 'N' of No 26 OTU, which failed to return from the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

26-Jun

STIRLING, COLIN JOHN  (403997) RNZAF - age 24

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV721 'N' of No 26 OTU, which failed to return from the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

26-Jun

JORDAN, HUBERT HILL  (580372) RAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV721 'N' of No 26 OTU, which failed to return from the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

26-Jun

WATKINS, ARTHUR REGINALD  (747879) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV721 'N' of No 26 OTU, which failed to return from the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

26-Jun

BADDELEY, DOUGLAS HIRAM  (814205) AuxAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV721 'N' of No 26 OTU, which failed to return from the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

26-Jun

SYNNOTT, JAMES MURRAY  (400442) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1162 'R' of No 27 OTU, which was lost without a trace on the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

POYNTING, KENNETH HASTINGS  (403786) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1162 'R' of No 27 OTU, which was lost without a trace on the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

MATHERS, JAMES BRUCE  (403940) RAAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1162 'R' of No 27 OTU, which was lost without a trace on the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

COX, NEVILLE HOLT  (405174) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1162 'R' of No 27 OTU, which was lost without a trace on the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

LAMB, THOMAS FRASER  (J/7422) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1162 'R' of No 27 OTU, which was lost without a trace on the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jun

PAYNE, FREDERICK DOUGLAS  (1120644) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L7927 of No 3 (O) AFU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Castlewood on the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Blackpool (Carleton) Cemetery.

26-Jun

LANGHAM, JAMES ALBERT FREDERICK  (1375409) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L7927 of No 3 (O) AFU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Castlewood on the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Hammersmith Old Cemetery.

26-Jun

MACDONALD, DONALD  (1052796) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L7927 of No 3 (O) AFU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Castlewood on the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Kilmory Old Churchyard, Arisaig and Moidart.

26-Jun

COALES, WILLIAM JAMES  (940183) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L7927 of No 3 (O) AFU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Castlewood on the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery.

26-Jun

JENKINS, ALBERT JONES  (914291) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L7927 of No 3 (O) AFU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Castlewood on the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery.

26-Jun

BAKER, ANCIL CHALMER  (R/98357) RCAF - age 25

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6985 of No 56 OTU, which dived into the ground near Newburgh in Fife.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery.

26-Jun

NICHOLLS, BENET  (610074) RAF - age 28

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P2877 of No 59 OTU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing at Black How, Cleator, Cumberland.  He is buried in Warwick Bridge (Our Lady and St Wilfrid) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

26-Jun

STANILAND, CHRISTOPHER STAINBANK  (18229) RAFO - age 38

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Firefly I, Z1827 of Fairey's, which spun into the ground near Wokingham in Berkshire on a test flight.  He is buried in Keddington (St Margaret) Churchyard.

26-Jun

JONES, JAMES  (628449) RAF - age Unknown

Cpl

He was serving at Luqa and was killed whilst handling an unexploded bomb at Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

26-Jun

BEESLEY, RALPH  (81255) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, L4667 of Iraq Communication Flt, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Kuwait.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery.

26-Jun

TIMMIS, T. CYRIL  (1206727) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, L4667 of Iraq Communication Flt, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Kuwait.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery.

26-Jun

SKEET, MAURICE ROY  (39800) RAFO - age 24

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in York.  He is buried in Newton-upon-Ouse (All Saints) Churchyard.

26-Jun

SMITHWHITE, LESLIE  (1379004) RAFVR - age 30

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 Wirral.  He is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery.

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