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Casualties - 4 - 6 June 1942


04-Jun

DYGRYN, JOSEF DFM (787678) RAFVR - age 24

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, Z3183 of No 1 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to St Andre.  He is buried in estwell Burial Ground.

04-Jun

HEATON, JOHN FRANKLAND  (60334) RAFVR - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7432 VN-Z of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Apeldoorn (Ugchelen-Heidehof) General Cemetery.

04-Jun

STEEN, JOHN ROSS  (109916) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7432 VN-Z of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Apeldoorn (Ugchelen-Heidehof) General Cemetery.

04-Jun

SHEEN, HAROLD WILLIAM  (120997) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7432 VN-Z of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Apeldoorn (Ugchelen-Heidehof) General Cemetery.

04-Jun

THOMAS, STANLEY HENRY  (1282315) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7432 VN-Z of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Apeldoorn (Ugchelen-Heidehof) General Cemetery.

04-Jun

BEATTIE, GEORGE LIDDELL CARRUTHERS  (84878) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5627 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

04-Jun

ARCHIBALD, RONALD EARLE  (87451) RAFVR - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5627 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

04-Jun

LORIMER, DAVID  (552531) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5627 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

04-Jun

WALLIS, JACK LEWIS  (928617) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5627 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

04-Jun

DENISON, MAURICE HAMILTON  (938703) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5627 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

04-Jun

PRATT, IAN FRANK  (1254955) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5627 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

04-Jun

ARCHER, WILLIAM  (924344) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9457 MP-A of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

04-Jun

GREENWOOD, RONALD  (938264) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9457 MP-A of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

04-Jun

BROOKS, DOUGLAS PERRY  (947475) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9457 MP-A of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

04-Jun

METCALFE, CHARLES ROLAND  (1010560) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9457 MP-A of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

STELL, JOHN WALTER  (1051815) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9457 MP-A of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

PHILP, JOHN ADAMS  (105196) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1104 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

WATSON, WILLIE  (1078071) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1104 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

BATTERSBY, JOHN  (971129) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1104 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

04-Jun

MULHAUSER, ROBERT SAMUEL  (J/15671) RCAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1104 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

04-Jun

ORMEROD, FRANK EDWIN  (1057349) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1104 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Vlieland General Cemetery.

04-Jun

HARTE, JAMES HENRY  (1358088) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1104 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Vlieland General Cemetery.

04-Jun

EDWARDS, NORMAN JOHN  (79510) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3473 SR-S of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in the target area whilst taking evasive action on a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

04-Jun

CORMACK, WILLIAM GEORGE  (985764) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3473 SR-S of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in the target area whilst taking evasive action on a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

04-Jun

ARTHAN, FREDERICK RALPH  (1108989) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3473 SR-S of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in the target area whilst taking evasive action on a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

04-Jun

DINGLEY, ALBERT HENRY  (1166735) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was serving with No 107 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

04-Jun

ATKINSON, ERIC  (J/8414) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AL219 of No 112 Sqn, which failed to return from a fighter-bomber sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

04-Jun

WOOD, THOMAS READER RUSSELL  (67642) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3635 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

04-Jun

CHAPMAN, JOHN WYNNE  (41978) RNZAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3635 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

WISCHUSEN, BENJAMIN FRANCIS  (751991) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3635 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

DAVIES, MAURICE JOHN MORRIS  (905368) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3635 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

HOWE, LEONARD JOHN  (1375874) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3635 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

PLANT, JOHN TURNER  (1083914) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3724 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea during a raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

ROWAN, THOMAS EDWARD  (1111475) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3724 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea during a raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

HARDING, ERIC ROLAND  (1286585) RAFVR - age 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3724 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea during a raid against Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

McGRATH, TERENCE ALLEN  (1057220) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3724 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

04-Jun

HUTCHISON, JACK LEON  (R/75946) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3724 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

04-Jun

JONES, RUSSELL ROY ALWYN  (404540) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5847 EM-Y of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Westerbork General Cemetery.

04-Jun

WATHEY, COLIN  (564896) RAF - age 27

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5847 EM-Y of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Westerbork General Cemetery.

04-Jun

ATKINSON, THOMAS DONALD  (621174) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5847 EM-Y of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Westerbork General Cemetery.

04-Jun

LEA, LAURENCE JOHN  (748097) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5847 EM-Y of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Westerbork General Cemetery.

04-Jun

HALL, COLIN JAMES MURRAY  (933625) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5847 EM-Y of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Westerbork General Cemetery.

04-Jun

KERR, STEWART GRAY  (1118929) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5847 EM-Y of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Westerbork General Cemetery.

04-Jun

MUSITANO, GRAHAME LEVESON  (1166720) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5847 EM-Y of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Westerbork General Cemetery.

04-Jul

THOMLINSON, WILLIAM HILTON  (63491) RAFVR - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane II, ? of No 213 Sqn, which was shot by Bf 109s during an interception.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

04-Jun

WALL, WILLIAM  (565802) RAF - age 25

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7537 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the target during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

04-Jun

SAUNDERS, SIDNEY EDGAR  (646213) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7537 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the target during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

04-Jun

FINCH, RONALD JOHN  (931408) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7537 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the target during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

04-Jun

DOCHERTY, EDWARD  (1101593) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7537 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the target during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

04-Jun

SPINKS, JAMES HENRY  (1310580) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7537 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the target during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

04-Jun

INSCH, JOHN DOUGLAS  (100055) RAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7474 HA-K of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

04-Jun

GARSCADDEN, JAMES  (106113) RAFVR - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7474 HA-K of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

04-Jun

WEBBER, JOHN RICHARD  (123861) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7474 HA-K of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

04-Jun

SMITH, LEONARD JAMES  (616593) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7474 HA-K of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

04-Jun

BROADBENT, HAROLD CYRIL FREDERICK  (971256) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7474 HA-K of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

04-Jun

SIBLEY, NORMAN CYRIL FREDERICK  (1334367) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7474 HA-K of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

04-Jun

FARLEY, LEO LOUIS JOSEPH  (R/60963) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7474 HA-K of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

04-Jun

JACKSON, WALLACE HENRY  (R/87416) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD245 of No 234 Sqn, which failed to return from Ramrod 21 to Maupertus airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

POWELL, ALBERT GEORGE  (104556) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BE513 of No 245 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to Caen.  He is buried in Juaye-Mondaye Communal Cemetery.

04-Jun

WARD, THOMAS WILSON  (86336) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6027 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

THOMPSON, ROBERT BRUCE  (121243) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6027 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

DAGLISH, GEORGE  (993865) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6027 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

MOORE, QUINTIN SHIRLEY  (959909) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9431 of No 297 Sqn, which crashed at Irthlingborough following an engine failure.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

04-Jun

JACOBS, TOM LAWSON  (1068985) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9431 of No 297 Sqn, which crashed at Irthlingborough following an engine failure.  He is buried in Glossop Cemetery.

04-Jun

JOHNS, HERBERT  (1020009) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9431 of No 297 Sqn, which crashed at Irthlingborough following an engine failure.  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium.

04-Jun

SCHROBILTGEN, RAYMOND  (87696) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN835 of No 350 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a Ramrod near Ambletreux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

PEEBLES, WILLIAM  (R/60374) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was flying in Hampden I, AT240 of No 415 Sqn and died whilst awaiting rescue having managed to enter the dinghy after being shot down into the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

STIRLING, JAMES WIGHT  (R/67851) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was flying in Hampden I, AT240 of No 415 Sqn and died whilst awaiting rescue having managed to enter the dinghy after being shot down into the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

THOMAS, EDWARD  (R/70743) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was flying in Hampden I, AT240 of No 415 Sqn and died whilst awaiting rescue having managed to enter the dinghy after being shot down into the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

STRACHAN, BERT  (R/85734) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3842 of No 501 Sqn, which was shot down off Cap Levy whilst escorting bombers to Cherbourg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

HUNT, REGINALD ARTHUR  (1065825) RAFVR - age 30

AC1

He was serving with No 119 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery.

04-Jun

DUNLOP, DUNCAN DARROCK  (1330863) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8964 of No 12 OTU, which flew into trees near Henley-on-Thames during a training flight.  He is buried in Benson (or Bensington) (St Helen) Churchyard Extension.

04-Jun

LOCK, CARRICK FORBES  (929370) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8964 of No 12 OTU, which flew into trees near Henley-on-Thames during a training flight.  He is buried in Henley (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

04-Jun

HONEKER, LEONARD SYDNEY  (1271669) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8964 of No 12 OTU, which flew into trees near Henley-on-Thames during a training flight.  He is buried in Malden (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

04-Jun

EVANSON, BRIAN ERNEST  (1125799) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, AE515 of No 1428 Flt, which crashed in the circuit at Oulton at the end of an aborted night navigation exercise due to hydraulic failure.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk.

04-Jun

BREWER, ROBERT JACK  (1331144) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AT724 of No 1519 Flt, which crashed near Mildenhall during a beam flying practice following a loss of power.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

04-Jun

YEAMAN, ALFRED NEIL  (406670) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AT724 of No 1519 Flt, which crashed near Mildenhall during a beam flying practice following a loss of power.  He is buried in Feltwell (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

04-Jun

KOCON Waclaw (P.783357) PAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8443 of No 16 (P) SFTS, which crashed at Newton following a collision.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

04-Jun

NADARAJA, GNANI  (111471) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5566 of No 17 OTU, which was lost over the North Sea during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

DOMAN, REGINALD ERIC  (1256326) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5566 of No 17 OTU, which was lost over the North Sea during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jun

BARKER, FRANK JOSEPH  (118716) RAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5566 of No 17 OTU, which was lost over the North Sea during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Stamford Cemetery.

04-Jun

MEEKIN, LESLIE  (1031030) RAFVR - age 36

AC2

He was serving with No 42 Air School at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Grahamstown New Cemetery.

04-Jun

HEATH, MALCOLM RAYMOND JEFFREY  (545461) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6532 of No 5 FIS, which dived into the ground at Burnmouth Farm, Newtyle, Angus-shire.  He is buried in Linton (Christ Church) Churchyard.

04-Jun

EAST, VICTOR ALBERT  (1135237) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6532 of No 5 FIS, which dived into the ground at Burnmouth Farm, Newtyle, Angus-shire.  He is buried in Middle Rasen (St Peter) Churchyard.

04-Jun

WILLIAMS, ARTHUR HAMILTON  (358652) RAF - age 45

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 Aylesbury.  He is buried in Abingdon Cemetery.

04-Jun

SHENTON, ELI WILLIAM  (1491608) RAFVR - age 18

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Bridgwater.  He is buried in Wrockwardine Wood (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

05-Jun

BARNES, WILLIAM JAMES  (41975) RNZAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF915 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

NUGENT, WALTER CRONE  (613267) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF915 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

DRUMMOND, WILLIAM MCFARLANE  (1104362) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF915 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

KNOWLES, ARTHUR CECIL PETER  (1107655) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF915 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

FRASER, ANDREW TAYLOR  (1108860) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF915 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

O'ROURKE, JAMES  (984531) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7669 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames as it approached to land following an engine failure on take off for a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Ardrossan Cemetery.

05-Jun

MUSSELWHITE, VINCENT GEORGE  (619222) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7669 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames as it approached to land following an engine failure on take off for a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Cheriton (St Michael) Churchyard.

05-Jun

BEDFORD, HAROLD ERNEST  (100577) RAFVR - age 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7669 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames as it approached to land following an engine failure on take off for a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Upton-cum-Chalvey (St Mary) Churchyard, Slough.

05-Jun

McGLASHAN, JOHN FERGUSON  (21589) SAAF - age 21

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6029 of No 113 Sqn, which crashed into Wellington BB510 as it landed with engine problems on its return from a raid to Akyab.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery.

05-Jun

WALLBRIDGE, JACK MAYNE  (963001) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8800 RT-C of No 114 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off for an intruder sortie to Schipol and was destroyed when the bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery.

05-Jun

KITCHER, ERIC  (1360287) RAFVR - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8800 RT-C of No 114 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off for an intruder sortie to Schipol and was destroyed when the bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Clifton-on-Dunsmore (St Mary) Additional Churchyard.

05-Jun

COOKE, FRANK OSWALD  (655317) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L8800 RT-C of No 114 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off for an intruder sortie to Schipol and was destroyed when the bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Sandbach Cemetery.

05-Jun

STEEN, GOVERT  (104343) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM639 of No 129 Sqn, which failed to return from Circus 188 to Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

ROWELL, NATHANIEL WILLIAM  (111130) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL250 of No 131 Sqn, which failed to return from Circus 188 to Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

HANCOCK, FLETCHER  (113991) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ? of No 133 Sqn, which failed to return from Circus 188 to Le Havre.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

05-Jun

KAY, THOMAS  (39557) RNZAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3674 JN-H of No 150 Sqn, which crashed near Utrecht on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

05-Jun

BONNER, GILBERT FREDERICK CUMMINGS  (1176413) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3674 JN-H of No 150 Sqn, which crashed near Utrecht on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

05-Jun

CLIFTON, JOHN JAMES  (1181870) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3674 JN-H of No 150 Sqn, which crashed near Utrecht on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

05-Jun

CAMFIELD, HAROLD REUBEN  (1382014) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3674 JN-H of No 150 Sqn, which crashed near Utrecht on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

05-Jun

COOPER, JOHN ROBERT  (R/72104) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3674 JN-H of No 150 Sqn, which crashed near Utrecht on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

05-Jun

ROBERT, ALLAN DEASE  (R/77310) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3674 JN-H of No 150 Sqn, which crashed near Utrecht on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

05-Jun

PEREIRA, WILLIAM  (R/75636) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV812 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer during a raid against Essen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

05-Jun

MARR, STANLEY ALEXANDER  (974024) RAFVR - age 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV812 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer during a raid against Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

05-Jun

THOMPSON, WALTER  (1066764) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV812 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer during a raid against Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

05-Jun

WHELAN, THOMAS  (1253490) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV812 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer during a raid against Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

MASON, JOHN CHARLES  (1261842) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV812 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer during a raid against Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

HUNT, CLIFFORD DENNIS  (69433) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 174 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

05-Jun

MERRYWEATHER, SIDNEY WILLIAM DFM (517691) RAF - age 27

WO

He was serving with No 174 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

SMEE, JAMES KENNETH  (1380996) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2267 of No 219 Sqn, which crashed during a searchlight co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Hayes and Harlington (Cherry Lane) Cemetery.

05-Jun

BASSETT, CLAUDE STANLEY  (926261) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2267 of No 219 Sqn, which crashed during a searchlight co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery.

05-Jun

LYSEK Antoni (P.1911) PAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD257  of No 302 Sqn, which failed to return from Circus 188 to Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

05-Jun

SMITHER, SYDNEY FRANK  (J/7825) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL849 'S' of No 401 Sqn, which failed to return from Circus 188 to Le Havre.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery.

05-Jun

BEVAND, RAYMOND WILLIAM  (1312842) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, R5956 of No 1 FIS, which crashed after stalling near Birdingbury whilst carrying out low level aerobatics.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

05-Jun

OVEREND, WILLIAM  (1216532) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, R5956 of No 1 FIS, which crashed after stalling near Birdingbury whilst carrying out low level aerobatics.  He is buried in Keighley (Utley) Cemetery.

05-Jun

ASHBY, JAMES WILLIAM  (778663) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HF907 of No 1443 Flt, which failed to return from a fuel consumption test, possibly coming down in the Irish Sea.  He is buried in Hoylake (Grange) Cemetery.

05-Jun

LLOYD, NORMAN VICTOR  (1126348) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HF907 of No 1443 Flt, which failed to return from a fuel consumption test, possibly coming down in the Irish Sea.  He is buried in Hoylake (Grange) Cemetery.

05-Jun

COCKBURN, JAMES WILLIAM BINGHAM  (1161773) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HF907 of No 1443 Flt, which failed to return from a fuel consumption test, possibly coming down in the Irish Sea.  He is buried in Kirk Malew (St Malew) Churchyard Extension.

05-Jun

BAILEY, EDWIN ALFRED  (405145) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HF907 of No 1443 Flt, which failed to return from a fuel consumption test, possibly coming down in the Irish Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

GROVE, LESLIE JAMES  (657264) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HF907 of No 1443 Flt, which failed to return from a fuel consumption test, possibly coming down in the Irish Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

HURLEY, WILLIAM  (1310344) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HF907 of No 1443 Flt, which failed to return from a fuel consumption test, possibly coming down in the Irish Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

MACDONALD, RONALD DOUGLAS JEFFREY  (R/94992) RCAF - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HF907 of No 1443 Flt, which failed to return from a fuel consumption test, possibly coming down in the Irish Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

COOTE, LESLIE WILLIAM  (656337) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, P6804 of No 15 (P) AFU, which flew into ground Pepperdale Farm, Howsham, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Enfield (Lavender Hill) Cemetery.

05-Jun

ANDREW, ROBERT JAMES  (1365935) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, P6804 of No 15 (P) AFU, which flew into ground Pepperdale Farm, Howsham, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Kirkoswald Old Churchyard.

05-Jun

ROE, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (122011) RAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, L6276 of No 3 Radio School, which crashed into Saligo Bay off Islay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

BURGES, ROBERT  (655299) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, L6276 of No 3 Radio School, which crashed into Saligo Bay off Islay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

SMITH, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (1311707) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, L6276 of No 3 Radio School, which crashed into Saligo Bay off Islay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

HUTTON, ROBERT CLIFFORD  (1376931) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, L6276 of No 3 Radio School, which crashed into Saligo Bay off Islay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Jun

CRANE, ARTHUR ELWOOD  (108630) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was serving with No 4 SAAF at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

05-Jun

WILLIS, ALAN EDWARD  (1312770) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R2797 of No 42 OTU, which crashed on a night approach after hitting trees at Ashdown Copse, Tidworth, Wiltshire.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

05-Jun

ESTCOURT-WATKINS, EDWIN JAMES  (119398) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7014 of No 56 OTU, which dived into the ground near Cuper, Fife after control was lost in a formation practice flight.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery.

05-Jun

SZOT Boleslaw Jozef Jerzy (P.781261) PAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7776 of No 58 OTU, which collided with P8679 near Dunfermline during a practice dogfight.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery.

05-Jun

PAUL, FREDERICK ANTHONY  (403227) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6223 of No 70 OTU, which flew into the ground at Mbagathi in Kenya whilst flying in cloud on a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery.

05-Jun

HANDS, LINCOLN JOSEPH  (406197) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6223 of No 70 OTU, which flew into the ground at Mbagathi in Kenya whilst flying in cloud on a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery.

05-Jun

DRAKE-BROCKMAN, DESMOND JAMES  (406553) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6223 of No 70 OTU, which flew into the ground at Mbagathi in Kenya whilst flying in cloud on a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery.

05-Jun

CORBY, JOHN CYRIL  (847132) AuxAF - age 33

LAC

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

05-Jun

LAND, REGINALD CHARLES  (1140786) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

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

05-Jun

EVANS, GORDON HENRY JAMES  (1376597) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, L8252 of No 14 EFTS, which stalled and crashed on the approach to Abbots Bromley.  He is buried in Repton (St Wystan) Churchyard.

05-Jun

DANN, FRANK HENRY  (1615078) RAFVR - age 39

AC2

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

05-Jun

JONES, WILLIAM STANLEY  (1384572) RAFVR - age 32

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 Withington (St Peter) Churchyard.

06-Jun

SCHOLES, JOHN  (1014796) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BE644 of No 3 Sqn, which crashed at Benington in Hertfordshire on an overshoot.  He is buried in Breightmet (St James) Churchyard.

06-Jun

OPENSHAW, EDWARD BASIL HAMILTON  (403610) RNZAF - age 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7696 ZA-H of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near Knapsack in Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

06-Jun

MATTHIAS, LLEWELYN CLIFFORD  (1056236) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7696 ZA-H of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near Knapsack in Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

06-Jun

ROCHFORD, PATRICK GEORGE  (1168914) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7696 ZA-H of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near Knapsack in Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

06-Jun

DAVIES, BRYNMOR HYWEL  (1253561) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9439 TL-A of No 35 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

06-Jun

THOMAS, HOWELL  (529207) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9439 TL-A of No 35 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

SQUIRES, ARTHUR  (1132935) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9439 TL-A of No 35 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

DAVIES, SIDNEY EDWARD  (1384224) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9439 TL-A of No 35 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

TAYLOR, TALBOT JONES  (J/7221) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9439 TL-A of No 35 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

CHISHOLM, RODERICK JAMES  (R/58481) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9439 TL-A of No 35 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

BRADSHAW, ROBERT LEONARD  (R/60627) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9439 TL-A of No 35 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

MELHADO, LESLIE STANHOPE  (1384447) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5516 KM-F of No 44 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

06-Jun

RANSON, ROGER MORTLOCK  (116488) RAFVR - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5516 KM-F of No 44 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

06-Jun

HALLS, LESLIE OSCAR  (76009) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5516 KM-F of No 44 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

GOTTLIEB, ABE ISADORE  (777667) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5516 KM-F of No 44 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

BLOOMFIELD, JOHN ALFRED  (1013747) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5516 KM-F of No 44 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

CROFT, ALLAN BLYTH  (1380961) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5516 KM-F of No 44 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

JONES, HANDEL  (1378215) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5516 KM-F of No 44 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

06-Jun

PARAMORE, ROGER EDWARD RAWLE  (84309) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7287 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

VINCENT, HAROLD JESSE  (109373) RAFVR - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7287 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

POLLOCK, JOHN HOWIE  (976322) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7287 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

SEATON, ROBERT HAROLD  (1052401) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7287 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

LOGIE, ALEXANDER  (1108284) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7287 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

HOOD, HUGH CHARLES  (1168679) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7287 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

WHITTEMORE, HAROLD  (1286882) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7287 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

GARLAND, DESMOND WILLIAM  (115223) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5833 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

OGILVIE, ROBERT WILLIAM  (402670) RAAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5833 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

NIXON, JOHN JOSEPH  (405135) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5833 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

GRAY, WILLIAM  (955478) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5833 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

MOTH, ALBERT  (1268307) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5833 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

WEST, WALTER ROY  (1337262) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5833 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

LASCELLES, JACK  (657416) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z5722 of No 68 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Coltishall.  He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

06-Jun

COXON, JOHN HARRY  (749430) RAFVR - age 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV699 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Goldern in Germany after colliding with another aircraft on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

06-Jun

TRAQUAIR, WILLIAM LYALL EDMOND  (976873) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV699 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Goldern in Germany after colliding with another aircraft on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

06-Jun

GRIEVE, ROBERT ELLIOT PRINGLE  (1101856) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV699 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Goldern in Germany after colliding with another aircraft on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

06-Jun

WALTERS, ERNEST DESMOND  (1154055) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV699 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Goldern in Germany after colliding with another aircraft on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

06-Jun

MARTIN, ERIC GEORGE  (1375103) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8366 'T' of No 104 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed on the approach to Luqa and burst into flames on return from a raid to Catania on one engine.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

06-Jun

LOWCOCK, DAVID DEAN  (920706) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7758 of No 113 Sqn, which was shot down over Akyab by AA fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

06-Jun

DRAKE, WILLIAM  (946468) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7758 of No 113 Sqn, which was shot down over Akyab by AA fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

06-Jun

BANKS, FREDRICK CECIL  (1286602) RAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7758 of No 113 Sqn, which was shot down over Akyab by AA fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

06-Jun

CARVER, JOHN CHAMPION  (72396) RAFVR - age 26

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL984 of No 118 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s off Cap Levy during a Ramrod.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

JONES, LLOYD HENRY  (R/69266) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN975 of No 118 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s off Cap Levy during a Ramrod.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

RODERICK, KEITH  (927348) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9314 OJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which collided with a Bf 110 resulting in his turret being ripped off the aircraft during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Cement House Cemetery.

06-Jun

HARRIS, ROY BRAHAM  (39662) RAF - age 23

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9321 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

06-Jun

EASTING, JOHN  (568667) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9321 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

06-Jun

FLOCKHART, JOHN SPRING  (755152) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9321 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

06-Jun

PARRIS, JACK  (1309980) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9321 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

06-Jun

ENGLAND, STANLEY DENNIS  (1359191) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9321 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

06-Jun

KORTRIGHT, NICHOLAS HENRY  (1382212) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9321 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

06-Jun

LINDSAY, FRANK DONALD  (R/62370) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9321 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

06-Jun

JONES, DAVID MORGAN PRICE  (108245) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7508 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

06-Jun

CLAYTON, PETER LEVINGE  (121334) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7508 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

06-Jun

KELLEHER, MICHAEL JOSEPH  (568970) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7508 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

06-Jun

GEORGE, THOMAS ALFRED  (1167271) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7508 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

06-Jun

GWYTHER, JOHN FREDERICK  (1286635) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7508 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

06-Jun

MOUAT, JAMES HUTCHISON  (1365131) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7508 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

06-Jun

KINNIBURGH, ALEXANDER  (67654) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3339 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Goldern in Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

06-Jun

ELLIS, DUDLEY  (129133) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3339 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Goldern in Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

06-Jun

CHAMBERLIN, GUY HESKETH  (925519) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3339 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Goldern in Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

06-Jun

BUCHANAN, KENNETH  (1254247) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3339 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Goldern in Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

06-Jun

McCRAE, ROBERT  (1375172) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3339 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Goldern in Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

06-Jun

SMITH, EDWARD ARTHUR  (J/6235) RCAF - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3339 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Goldern in Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

06-Jun

ASMUSS, ALAN WILLIAM  (41863) RNZAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BG902 of No 238 Sqn, which crashed and burnt out during a practice formation flight near Gambut.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

06-Jun

WYBRANIEC Pawel Jan (P.0355) PAF - age 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1331 GR-C of No 301 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

06-Jun

CZERWONKA Jozef (P.780641) PAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1331 GR-C of No 301 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

06-Jun

PODGORSKI Kazimierz Andrzej (P.784965) PAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1331 GR-C of No 301 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

06-Jun

PLAWSKI Daniel (P.0218) PAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1331 GR-C of No 301 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

06-Jun

KOZAK Jan (P.76772) PAF - age 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1331 GR-C of No 301 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

06-Jun

RADECKI Roman   (P.793030) PAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1331 GR-C of No 301 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

06-Jun

LEWKOWICZ Sykstus Marian (P.783107) PAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1467 GR-L of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

06-Jun

LUKASIK Fidelis Jozef (P.1054) PAF - age 37

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1467 GR-L of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

06-Jun

WITAKOWSKI Franciszek Andrzej (P.1273) PAF - age 42

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1467 GR-L of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

06-Jun

KULAKOWSKI Andrzej (P.1662) PAF - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1467 GR-L of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

06-Jun

NOGAJ Zygmunt (P.794000) PAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1467 GR-L of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

06-Jun

DANIK Jan (P.794118) PAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1467 GR-L of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

06-Jun

DEMPSTER, TOM  (1116057) RAFVR - age 34

AC1

He was serving with No 376 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery.

06-Jun

MOYER, WILLIAM THOMPSON BILLY  (J/10227) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tomahawk I, AH818 of No 400 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Woking in Surrey.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

06-Jun

KIRKPATRICK, HERBERT JOSEPH  (77036) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3486 VR-U of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

PETERS, DONALD HOWARD  (J/15202) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3486 VR-U of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

McCAW, CAMERON FRANCIS  (R/56256) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3486 VR-U of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

DUTTON, JOSEPH MERVYN  (R/60552) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3486 VR-U of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

RICE, WALTER RUBEN  (R/65338) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3486 VR-U of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

THURGAR, HORACE GEORGE  (1266088) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4133 of No 14 OTU, which spun into the ground near Saltby during a flying practice.  He is buried in Coggeshall Burial Ground.

06-Jun

HENNING, JAMES DARIEN  (403869) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4133 of No 14 OTU, which spun into the ground near Saltby during a flying practice.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

06-Jun

BROADLEY, RICHARD HENRY  (119833) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4133 of No 14 OTU, which spun into the ground near Saltby during a flying practice.  He is buried in Skirbeck Quarter (St Thomas) Churchyard.

06-Jun

NORRIS, RONALD LESLIE  (1375126) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4133 of No 14 OTU, which spun into the ground near Saltby during a flying practice.  He is buried in Sunbury New Cemetery.

06-Jun

WALKER, JOHN RICHARD  (118969) RAF - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV713 ZT-W of No 20 OTU, which flew into the sea off Aberdeenshire whilst attempting to get under an electrical storm during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

SINDEN, JOHN  (519693) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV713 ZT-W of No 20 OTU, which flew into the sea off Aberdeenshire whilst attempting to get under an electrical storm during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

MITCHELL, FREDERICK HENRY  (959845) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV713 ZT-W of No 20 OTU, which flew into the sea off Aberdeenshire whilst attempting to get under an electrical storm during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

PALMER, HERBERT JAMES  (R/75611) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV713 ZT-W of No 20 OTU, which flew into the sea off Aberdeenshire whilst attempting to get under an electrical storm during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

PEIRCEY, ARTHUR CHARLES CAMPBELL  (R/82350) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV713 ZT-W of No 20 OTU, which flew into the sea off Aberdeenshire whilst attempting to get under an electrical storm during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

FORSYTH, JOHN HAMILION  (R/86422) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was had been flying in Wellington IC, W5618 'W' of No 21 OTU, which came down in France during the '1,000 Bomber' raid against Essen on 2 Jun 1942.  He was uninjured and began to evade and make his way back but was hit by an express train.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

06-Jun

MORGAN, JAMES WILLIAM  (J/10658) RCAF - age 30

Plt Off

He was attached to No 3 Personnel Reception Centre and was killed when the Anglo-Swiss Hotel in Bournemouth was bombed.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery.

06-Jun

EPP, JAMES ALEXANDER  (J/10878) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was attached to No 4 Personnel Reception Centre and was killed when the Anglo-Swiss Hotel in Bournemouth was bombed.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery.

06-Jun

MORRIS, HORATIO HERBERT  (656486) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW306 of No 5 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise over the sea.  He is buried in Glasgow Crematorium.

06-Jun

PAYNE, FREDERICK  (1293749) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW306 of No 5 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise over the sea.  He is buried in Norton Churchyard.

06-Jun

SMITH, DONALD CAMPBELL  (640963) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW306 of No 5 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise over the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

HUNTER, SAMUEL  (1070098) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW306 of No 5 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise over the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

06-Jun

BAILEY, NORMAN RUSSELL  (J/9880) RCAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was attached to No 5 Personnel Reception Centre and was killed when the Anglo-Swiss Hotel in Bournemouth was bombed.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery.

06-Jun

LUNDON, WILLIAM EDWARD  (120530) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6698 of No 56 OTU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Montrose.  He is buried in Kilcumper Cemetery.

06-Jun

SPRINGTHORPE, LESLIE JOHN  (1330688) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6993 of No 56 OTU, which was abandoned following an engine fire near Montrose, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Lewisham (Ladywell) Cemetery.

06-Jun

PEDDEN, ARTHUR JOHN  (111472) RAFVR - age 31

Plt Off

He was serving with the OADU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which, have not yet been ascertained .  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

06-Jun

ROWE, COLIN CAPON  (112395) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was serving with the OADU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which, have not yet been ascertained .  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

06-Jun

JOHNSON, ALEC ERNEST  (116738) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with the OADU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which, have not yet been ascertained .  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

06-Jun

HARWOOD, DENIS NEVILLE LEE  (925261) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was serving with the OADU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which, have not yet been ascertained .  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

06-Jun

EVANS, OWEN THOMAS  (1329979) RAFVR - age 50

Flt 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 Aylesbury.  He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

06-Jun

LEWIS, MONTAGUE LIONEL J.  (1281697) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 1485 Flight and died in the RAF Hospital, Rauceby, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in/or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

06-Jun

BROOKE, JOHN NORTH HEWLETT  (76421) RAFVR - age 45

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 Gloucester Rural.  He is buried in Haresfield (St Peter) Churchyard.

06-Jun

MORONEY, TIMOTHY J.  (643187) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving in the UK died in Lightburn Hospital, Glasgow, from cerebro-spinal fever.  He is buried in New Stevenston (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

06-Jun

HODSON, ALBERT  (1089068) RAFVR - age Unknown

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 Bulmer (21).  He is buried in Rochdale Cemetery.

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