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Casualties - 7 - 9 June 1942


07-Jun

SMITH, COLIN HOMER  (R/75630) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane II, BD868 of No 3 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jun

DE MESTRE, PETER MORRICE  (41678) RAF - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7469 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jun

THORNDYKE, RONALD HENRY JAMES  (119173) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7469 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jun

JONES, LEWIS JAMES  (924063) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7469 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jun

BUTTEL, ALBERT FRANCOIS  (403717) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7469 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

07-Jun

WHITEHILL, MAXWELL ELLIOTT  (407022) RAAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7469 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

07-Jun

WHITFIELD, GEORGE CLIVE  (1166974) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7469 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

07-Jun

HALLIDAY, DOUGLAS STEPHEN  (1360282) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7469 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

07-Jun

BURTON, RONALD GARNET  (403856) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7471 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jun

BARBER, CHARLES MAURICE  (1132589) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN846 of No 65 Sqn, which undershot a  landing at Great Sampford.  He is buried in Rotherham (Moorgate) Cemetery.

07-Jun

CANTRILL, CHARLES TOM  (C/1210) RCAF - age 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, ? of No 73 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a sweep over the Gazala-Acroma area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Jun

WORTHINGTON, CHARLES HORACE  (1161518) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was serving with No 145 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

07-Jun

TITCHINER, EDWARD CHARLES  (1261307) RAFVR - age 27

LAC

He was serving with No 145 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

07-Jun

TURNEY, HENRY JOHN  (1429717) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 145 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

07-Jun

BLUNT, MALCOLM JAMES LARKE  (403208) RAAF - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3279 JN-M of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Ameland (NES) General Cemetery.

07-Jun

BAKER, LEONARD THOMAS  (655271) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3279 JN-M of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Ameland (NES) General Cemetery.

07-Jun

MORGAN, STANLEY JAMES  (1313175) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3279 JN-M of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Ameland (NES) General Cemetery.

07-Jun

JACKSON, WILLIAM  (1167723) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3279 JN-M of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

07-Jun

PRESTON, KENNETH STODDART  (1069569) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3279 JN-M of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Kollumerland (Kollum) General Cemetery.

07-Jun

EDWARDS, GWILYM THOMAS  (1284631) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3279 JN-M of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jun

DRAKE, KENNETH NOEL  (994507) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF918 of No 156 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

07-Jun

HARDING, CHARLES STANLEY  (1060161) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF918 of No 156 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

07-Jun

HUNTER, LESLIE JAMES  (1205633) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF918 of No 156 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

07-Jun

WOOFF, JAMES WILLIAM  (1379151) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF918 of No 156 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

07-Jun

TERRIS, THOMAS MELDRAM  (R/77521) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF918 of No 156 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

07-Jun

SHAW, IRWIN  (987871) RAFVR - age 22

AC1

He was serving with No 161 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Golcar (St John) Churchyard.

07-Jun

HOLDSWORTH, JOHN BARRY  (115722) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3761 BU-E of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jun

HARRISON, NORMAN  (116554) RAFVR - age 31

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3761 BU-E of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jun

MARKS, EDWARD MICHAEL  (J/15139) RCAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3761 BU-E of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jun

TURTLE, REGINALD WILLIAM ARTHUR  (40866) RAFO - age 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3761 BU-E of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery.

07-Jun

BARHAM, WILFRED  (755880) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3761 BU-E of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

07-Jun

CARDINAL, BARRIE PHILLIP  (J/7197) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3761 BU-E of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

07-Jun

TREPPASS, LEONARD  (108005) RAFVR - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3761 BU-E of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Vlieland General Cemetery.

07-Jun

SCOTT, ALLAN RANDALL  (573717) RAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3761 BU-E of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Vlieland General Cemetery.

07-Jun

POWIERZA Stanislaw (P.0349) PAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1390 GR-E of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down near Borkum on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

07-Jun

PODGORZAK Jozef (P.780012) PAF - age 41

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1390 GR-E of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down near Borkum on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

07-Jun

BOBER Mieczyslaw Eugeniusz (P.782688) PAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1390 GR-E of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down near Borkum on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

07-Jun

SAPIEHA Florian (P.792836) PAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1390 GR-E of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down near Borkum on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

07-Jun

SZYKOWNY Tadeusz (P.793978) PAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1390 GR-E of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down near Borkum on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

07-Jun

Schonberg, P ()  - age

 

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM126 of No 332 Sqn, which crashed in the sea near Blyth during an interception.   .

07-Jun

GIBBS, SYDNEY WILLIAM ALFRED  (118656) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, N9070 of No 1 Air Armament School, which spun into sea off Saltfleet, Lincolnshire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jun

WILLIAMS, DENNIS ROBERTS  (570969) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, N9070 of No 1 Air Armament School, which spun into sea off Saltfleet, Lincolnshire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jun

ALLEN, LESLIE BRUCE  (553922) RAF - age 19

AC1

He was serving with No 16 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Mosul War Cemetery.

07-Jun

NOCK, DENYS HUMPHREY  (1238073) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

He was serving with No 222 Grp at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery.

07-Jun

SHARPE, DENNIS JOHN  (1219319) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was serving with No 41 SFTS and died from injuries sustained when he was accidently shot during a hunting expedition near Hume, Saskatewen.  He is buried in Weyburn (Hillcrest) Cemetery.

07-Jun

HENSBY, GEOFFREY SPENCER  () RAFVR - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9977 of the TFU, which dived into the ground at Welsh Bicknor in Herefordshire.  He is buried in Farnborough Cemetery.

07-Jun

BICKNELL, BERNARD CHARLES FREDERICK  (1271272) RAFVR - age 25

AC1/2?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9977 of the TFU, which dived into the ground at Welsh Bicknor in Herefordshire.  He is buried in Harrow (Eastcote Lane) Cemetery.

07-Jun

PHILLIPS, ALGERNON MICHAEL  (44185) RAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9977 of the TFU, which dived into the ground at Welsh Bicknor in Herefordshire.  He is buried in Hereford Cemetery.

07-Jun

BERRINGTON, DOUGLAS JOHN DAVIES  (115095) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9977 of the TFU, which dived into the ground at Welsh Bicknor in Herefordshire.  He is buried in Llanfair Kilgeddin (St Mary) Churchyard.

07-Jun

SANSOM, RONALD JOHN  (33372) RAF - age 24

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9977 of the TFU, which dived into the ground at Welsh Bicknor in Herefordshire.  He is buried in Steyning (St Andrew) Churchyard.

07-Jun

MILLAR, GAVIN  (751019) RAFVR - age 27

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9977 of the TFU, which dived into the ground at Welsh Bicknor in Herefordshire.  He is buried in Stonehouse Cemetery.

07-Jun

DEAR, BRIAN DOUGLAS GEORGE  (571852) RAF - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9977 of the TFU, which dived into the ground at Welsh Bicknor in Herefordshire.  He is buried in Upper Clatford (All Saints) Churchyard.

06-Jun

VINCENT, CLIFFORD EDWARD  (110285) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9977 of the TFU, which dived into the ground at Welsh Bicknor in Herefordshire.  He is buried in Newquay (Fairpark) Cemetery.

07-Jun

FORBES, ROBERT BALLANTINE  (1027191) RAFVR - age 37

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died at 28 Main Street, Bo'ness, from lung cancer.  He is buried in Bo'ness Cemetery.

07-Jun

BEATON, HARRY SPENCE  (357206) RAF - age 48

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 Sleaford.  He is buried in Glasgow (Sandymount) Cemetery.

07-Jun

JONES, LEWIS DYKIN  (1275034) RAFVR - age 37

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 Gosport.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Milton) Cemetery.

07-Jun

MILLER, WINIFRED ANNE  (444605) WAAF - age 22

LACW

She was serving in the UK and died from injuries sustained in a horse riding accident near Arbroath, she is thought to fainted whilst riding.  She is buried in Salesbury (St Peter) Churchyard.

07-Jun

LENNON, DERMOT HENRY  (1138701) RAFVR - age 20

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Truro (Immaculate Conception) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

08-Jun

BROOKS, E J  (616576) RAF - age 21

LAC

He was serving with No 12 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery.

08-Jun

ALEXANDER, GEORGE  (1558454) RAFVR - age 36

AC2

He was serving with No 34 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

08-Jun

CHADWICK, ROY BLACKWELL  (77909) RAFVR - age 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7701 TL-U of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

08-Jun

STOREY, JOHN RALPH  (571845) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7701 TL-U of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

08-Jun

HOPKINS, WILLIAM JOHN  (636602) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7701 TL-U of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

08-Jun

McKINSTRY, JOHN  (1040701) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7701 TL-U of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

08-Jun

PILBOROUGH, WILLIAM EDGAR  (R/56441) RCAF - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7701 TL-U of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

08-Jun

WARNOCK, HAROLD VICTOR  (403387) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM268 of No 64 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near St Omer on Circus 191.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

08-Jun

CRISP, JOHN LAWRENCE  (37387) RAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL814 'B' of No 122 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s near Dunkirk on Circus 191.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Jun

WORRALL, PYERS ARTHUR  (42291) RAF - age 21

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BM926 of No 136 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Alipore and burst into flames.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery.

08-Jun

PHILLIPS, ELIAS ALEXANDER  (112015) RAFVR - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6084 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

08-Jun

MANSELL, VINCENT WILLIAM JAMES  (407719) RAAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6084 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

08-Jun

PEAKE, NORMAN  (617057) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6084 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

08-Jun

BOOTH, ERIC FOSTER WILLIAM  (636621) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6084 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

08-Jun

DAVIS, HOWARD LESLIE  (1254786) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6084 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

08-Jun

WARD, ERIC  (1261399) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6084 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

08-Jun

WHITTLE, TOM  (1310638) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6084 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

08-Jun

GORDON, JOHN DOUGLAS  (116442) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL531 of No 165 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Mauchline in Ayrshire.  He is buried in Westwood (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

08-Jun

BUDD, JACK ALBERT  (564132) RAF - age 28

WO

He was serving with No 208 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

08-Jun

ALTON, ERNEST  (941311) RAFVR - age 23

Cpl

He was serving with No 208 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

08-Jun

AULD, TOM ALLAN  (406320) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG777 of No 223 Sqn, which exploded over Barce landing ground whilst carrying out an attack against it.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery.

08-Jun

SAUNDERS, FREDERICK JOHN ALFRED  (406492) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG777 of No 223 Sqn, which exploded over Barce landing ground whilst carrying out an attack against it.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery.

08-Jun

ASH, ROBERT CHARLES ADDISON  (407197) RAAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG777 of No 223 Sqn, which exploded over Barce landing ground whilst carrying out an attack against it.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery.

08-Jun

MOORE, SIDNEY MONTAGUE  (778878) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG777 of No 223 Sqn, which exploded over Barce landing ground whilst carrying out an attack against it.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery.

08-Jun

HENHAM, JOHN ALFRED  (1220280) RAFVR - age 34

LAC

He was serving with No 274 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

08-Jun

MALEC Franciszek Tadeusz (P.0308) PAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, R1725 BH-Q of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

08-Jun

MICHALOWSKI Marian Stanislaw Kostka (P.0313) PAF - age 38

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, R1725 BH-Q of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

08-Jun

PASZKOWSKI Aleksander Jan (P.1436) PAF - age 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, R1725 BH-Q of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

08-Jun

KERYLUK Julian (P.793014) PAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, R1725 BH-Q of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

08-Jun

ZALEWSKI Leon Ignacy (P.793239) PAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, R1725 BH-Q of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

08-Jun

POLAK Edmund (P.794249) PAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, R1725 BH-Q of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

08-Jun

McGREGOR, DAVID BURNETT  (R/69111) RCAF - age 24

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT237 of No 415 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Abbotsinch.  He is buried in Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery.

08-Jun

BLACK, JAMES CALVIN  (R/85181) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT237 of No 415 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Abbotsinch.  He is buried in Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery.

08-Jun

GRABHAM, ARTHUR JAMES  (401308) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT136 PT-N of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Jun

BUNN, CECIL JAMES  (1175562) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT136 PT-N of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Jun

COPELAND, HERBERT REDVERS  (A/65) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT136 PT-N of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Jun

REID, IAN MACLAREN  (R/86620) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT136 PT-N of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Jun

JAMES, JOHN ROBERT  (400645) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I AL146 of No 450 Sqn, which failed to return from an escort mission to fighter bombers.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

08-Jun

TAIT, COLLIN KENNETH  (403157) RAAF - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM469 of No 602 Sqn, which failed to return from Circus 191.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Jun

BARLOW, LESLIE GEORGE  (80276) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, BR231 of No 603 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during an interception off Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

08-Jun

HAYWARD, JEFFREY  (118659) RAFVR - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD378 of No 10 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames having swung off the approach to Abingdon on return from a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Aylesbury Cemetery.

08-Jun

DOTEN, GLEN OSCAR  (R/77809) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD378 of No 10 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames having swung off the approach to Abingdon on return from a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

08-Jun

HEATON, FRANK KENNETH  (971029) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD378 of No 10 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames having swung off the approach to Abingdon on return from a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Eccleston (Christ Church) Churchyard.

08-Jun

RYAN, GEORGE  (1384633) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD378 of No 10 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames having swung off the approach to Abingdon on return from a cross country exercise.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium.

08-Jun

DOBSON, CLIFFORD  (754202) RAFVR - age 23

LAC

He was serving with No 235 Wing at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

08-Jun

EVANS, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (1273524) RAFVR - age 34

AC1

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

08-Jun

PAFFORD, FREDERICK GEORGE  (C/1593) RCAF - age 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, W8778 of the ECFS, which crashed on the approach to Kington Langley.  He is buried in Chippenham (London Road) Cemetery.

08-Jun

MOON, KRIS HERBERT  (C/2892) RCAF - age 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, W8778 of the ECFS, which crashed on the approach to Kington Langley.  He is buried in Chippenham (London Road) Cemetery.

09-Jun

CONYBEAR, EDWARD ARTHUR  (983702) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8652 of No 12 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

McINTYRE, CHARLES STEWART  (1112959) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8652 of No 12 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

ROBERTSON, ALASTAIR CHARLES  (1113937) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8652 of No 12 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

BOND, HAROLD  (1168700) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8652 of No 12 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

CLAYTON, WILLIAM  (1254858) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8652 of No 12 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

SECKERSON, PHILIP JULIAN  (1375679) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8652 of No 12 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

COWAN, COLIN ROBERT  (416042) RAAF - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9636 'J' of No 14 Sqn, which crashed near LG 116 on its return from an intruder sortie to Crete.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

09-Jun

JONES, JOHN KENNETH  (656731) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7283 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed at Houghton on the Hill following an engine failure on a training sortie.  He is buried in Dolbenmaen (Bethel) Cemetery.

09-Jun

DAWSON, HERBERT  (1027697) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7283 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed at Houghton on the Hill following an engine failure on a training sortie.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery.

09-Jun

EVANS, EDWARD EDWIN CHARLES  (653677) RAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7699 TL-F of No 35 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

09-Jun

MACKENZIE, ANGUS CARR  (404491) RNZAF - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7699 TL-F of No 35 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

SCHOFIELD, ALBERT CHARLES  (406153) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7699 TL-F of No 35 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

BOTTOMLEY, JOHN EDWARD  (1181181) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7699 TL-F of No 35 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

SHARMAN, GORDON JOHN  (639164) RAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7699 TL-F of No 35 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

09-Jun

ELLIOTT, HAROLD REGINALD GEORGE  (925929) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7699 TL-F of No 35 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

09-Jun

SMITH, RUPERT JOHN  (41950) RNZAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3587 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

RAMSAY, WILLIAM ROBERTSON  (405508) RNZAF - age

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3587 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

CLARK, WILLIAM GRAHAM  (903293) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3587 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

JONES, HENRY EDWARD  (1192997) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3587 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

COULTER, BARRY HERBERT  (1261820) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3587 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

O'DOWD, ALBERT WILLIAM  (41544) RNZAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1573 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed into the Krabbenbreek on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

09-Jun

WESTON, ROBERT  (111532) RAFVR - age 34

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1573 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed into the Krabbenbreek on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

09-Jun

MURDOCH, GRAHAM EDWARD  (411927) RNZAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1573 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed into the Krabbenbreek on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

09-Jun

MORRIS, JOHN LEWIS  (617843) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1573 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed into the Krabbenbreek on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

09-Jun

KNIGHT, LEON GASTON  (405494) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1573 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed into the Krabbenbreek on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

PRYDE, DAVID DOUGLAS  (39564) RAF - age

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD195  of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

COOK, JOHN WILLIAM  (922612) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD195  of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

CARMICHAEL, WILLIAM  (1252018) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD195  of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

CLARK, HAROLD  (1266027) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5640 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Wesel on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

09-Jun

SCOTT, RUSSELL MORRIS  (934449) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5640 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Wesel on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

MOORE, STANLEY RAYMOND  (959544) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5640 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Wesel on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

NEAVE, DENNIS ARTHUR  (1153376) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5640 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Wesel on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

CLARK, HAROLD FREDERICK POWER  (1166730) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5640 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Wesel on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

NEWEY, HAROLD  (1309490) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5640 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Wesel on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

FORSTER, GEORGE PEACOCK  (1381349) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5640 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Wesel on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

ROWE, JOHN LAURENCE  (61306) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5659 OL-B of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Vardingholt on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

HARDMAN, ERIC ARTHUR LASCELLES  (108016) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5659 OL-B of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Vardingholt on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

GALLOWAY-WILSON, BRYAN GEOFFREY  (121922) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5659 OL-B of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Vardingholt on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

O'NEILL, CHARLES  (613758) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5659 OL-B of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Vardingholt on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

SHERRATT, CYRIL GEORGE  (751629) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5659 OL-B of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Vardingholt on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

WISE, STANLEY HOWARD  (921145) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5659 OL-B of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Vardingholt on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

FORD, HARRY KENNEDY  (R/58540) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5659 OL-B of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Vardingholt on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

HUGHES, MERVYN FRANK  (119504) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5495 OF-N of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

CRERAR, ALEXANDER  (751722) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5495 OF-N of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

PLATTEN, DENIS JOHN  (958563) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5495 OF-N of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

HARRIS, RONALD  (1168160) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5495 OF-N of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

MERCER, GORDON HENRY  (1263777) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5495 OF-N of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

LAWTON, HARRY  (R/86144) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5495 OF-N of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

09-Jun

OVERTON , DOUGLAS LEONARD  (940865) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5495 OF-N of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

 

09-Jun

FIRMAN, JOHN EVANS  (109539) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV773 PM-J of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

09-Jun

HALLIWELL, HENRY  (952897) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV773 PM-J of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

09-Jun

BALL, FREDERICK WILLIAM EWART  (1062064) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV773 PM-J of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

09-Jun

MACQUEEN, JOHN  (1150278) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV773 PM-J of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

09-Jun

TURNER, JEAN ALBERT MARC  (R/82814) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV773 PM-J of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

09-Jun

HUNT, ROBERT  (924674) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1048 of No 109 Sqn, which crashed near Buy in Belgium during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Burdinne Communal Cemetery.

09-Jun

BENTHAM, ALAN  (995057) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1048 of No 109 Sqn, which crashed near Buy in Belgium during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Burdinne Communal Cemetery.

09-Jun

BROWN, DESMOND MCCOOEY  (1182504) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1048 of No 109 Sqn, which crashed near Buy in Belgium during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Burdinne Communal Cemetery.

09-Jun

PAIN, ALBERT RONALD  (1261364) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1048 of No 109 Sqn, which crashed near Buy in Belgium during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Burdinne Communal Cemetery.

09-Jun

MATTHISSEN, ARTHUR ROBERT VIHELM  (1269102) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1048 of No 109 Sqn, which crashed near Buy in Belgium during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Burdinne Communal Cemetery.

09-Jun

MACKENZIE, MAURICE DOHERTY  (J/15383) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1048 of No 109 Sqn, which crashed near Buy in Belgium during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Burdinne Communal Cemetery.

09-Jun

GRAHAM, JOHN STUART  (46934) RAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5455 RT-L of No 114 Sqn, which crashed at Brisley in Norfolk as it attempted to return to base following an engine failure on it way to take part in an intruder operation.  He is buried in East Raynham (St Mary) Churchyard.

09-Jun

HARROWELL, LESLIE FREDERICK  (1325270) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5455 RT-L of No 114 Sqn, which crashed at Brisley in Norfolk as it attempted to return to base following an engine failure on it way to take part in an intruder operation.  He is buried in Watford Cemetery.

09-Jun

BEAUFOY, MICHAEL HENRY  (1380675) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5455 RT-L of No 114 Sqn, which crashed at Brisley in Norfolk as it attempted to return to base following an engine failure on it way to take part in an intruder operation.  He is buried in Weymouth Crematorium.

09-Jun

LOVE, WINSTON DAVID  (402243) RAAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3725 JN-N of No 150 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

GRAY, LESLIE CHARLES  (1174107) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3725 JN-N of No 150 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

PROCTER, ROBERT DUDLEY  (1306729) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3725 JN-N of No 150 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

DENT, LANCELOT  (1379092) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3725 JN-N of No 150 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

MANDIN, EMILE FRANCOIS BRUNO  (R/75471) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3725 JN-N of No 150 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

HEYCOCK, LESLIE  (529508) RAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG224 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

09-Jun

HEALEY, REGINALD PAUL  (976825) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG224 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

09-Jun

HIGGINSON, LLOYD GEORGE  (J/15279) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG224 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

09-Jun

McEWEN, ALAN JAMES  (J/5087) RCAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG224 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

09-Jun

JEFFERIES, ERNEST NORMAN  (R/54831) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG224 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

09-Jun

McGILL, EDMUND THOMAS  (R/58817) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG224 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

09-Jun

FLEMING, JOSEPH  (936192) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1111 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

HOLLAND, REGINALD DOUGLAS  (1167380) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1111 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

JACKMAN, ERIC LESLIE  (1180364) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1111 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

MORRIS, DAVID GORDON  (J/15342) RCAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1111 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

CATTLE, THOMAS ROBERT MANARD  (R/53364) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1111 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

MONTGOMERY, GEORGE RAYMOND  (R/69146) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1111 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

PLATT, WILLIAM LLOYD  (R/69669) RCAF - age 23

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1111 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jun

SHIRLEY, DONALD WILLIAM  (1167939) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7307 of No 1 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground at Silloth.  He is buried in Aylesbury Cemetery.

09-Jun

JEFFERSON, ERNEST ALFRED  (1376745) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7307 of No 1 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground at Silloth.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

09-Jun

HARRIS, REGINALD MADDERN  (117159) RAFVR - age 32

Plt Off

He was serving with No 2 (O) AFU and was killed in a climbing accident when he fell 70 ft from the south face of Wetherlam in the Lake District.  He is buried in Leamington (Milverton) Cemetery.

09-Jun

CHAMBERS, HARRY  (1530755) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving with No 2 PRU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

09-Jun

ROOTS, REGINALD ARTHUR  (1330244) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, L9646 of No 6 (P) AFU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Worcester.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

09-Jun

BLUM, JOSEPH MAURICE  (991354) RAFVR - age 30

LAC

He was serving in the UK and was killed in an accident, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Bedford.  He is buried in Leeds Jewish Cemetery.

09-Jun

DALZIEL, WILLIAM EDWARD  (1310496) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor I, P6247 of No 1 Signals School, which crashed at Kirby-le-Thorpe in Lincolnshire after hitting power cables whilst flying at low level.  He is buried in Stock (All Saints) Churchyard.

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