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Casualties - 13 - 15 June 1942


13-Jun

HEHIR, ROBERT JOSEPH  (407289) RAAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6044 'X' of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a night flying practice having become lost.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13-Jun

POWELL, HUBERT MAURICE JOHN  (919706) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6044 'X' of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a night flying practice having become lost.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13-Jun

LEAVER, CYRIL MERVYN  (1179757) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6044 'X' of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a night flying practice having become lost.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13-Jun

SHACKLETON, FRANK HERBERT  (106856) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8592 'Z' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a mine laying operation off Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13-Jun

CORBY, ALFRED WILLIAM  (402550) RNZAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8592 'Z' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a mine laying operation off Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13-Jun

COOK, WILLIAM ROGERSON  (755126) RAFVR - age 34

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8592 'Z' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a mine laying operation off Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13-Jun

SLIMINGS, RICHARD  (1026301) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8592 'Z' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a mine laying operation off Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13-Jun

SYMONS, DAVID GARFIELD  (1180185) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8592 'Z' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a mine laying operation off Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13-Jun

FULLER, RAYMOND ELSWORTH  (R/55404) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8592 'Z' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a mine laying operation off Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13-Jun

EDWARDS, FELIX FRANCIS JOSEPH  (80140) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK949 of No 112 Sqn, which failed to return from a ground attack sortie, probably shot down by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

13-Jun

KLINK, DIRK JACOBUS RNNAS ()  - age

2 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, R7334 of No 118 Sqn, which dived into the ground having lost control in cloud during a practice interception.  He is buried in Mill Hill Cemetery.

13-Jun

WILSON, PETER PLUMPTON  (114748) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, Z3507 of No 213 Sqn, which failed to return from operations.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13-Jun

GRANT, CHARLES WILLIAM  (42959) RAF - age 25

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 233 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Jun

WEBSTER, WILLIAM WHITE  (1100851) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T5006 'P' of No 235 Sqn, which stalled in a vertical bank and crashed onto a car at Luqa after 'beating up' the airfield on a test flight.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

13-Jun

DONCASTER, JOHN PHIPPS  (J/6401) RCAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T5006 'P' of No 235 Sqn, which stalled in a vertical bank and crashed onto a car at Luqa after 'beating up' the airfield on a test flight.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

13-Jun

WELBY, EDWARD HUGH EARLE  (778255) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Typhoon I, R7618 of No 266 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Welney in Norfolk.  He is buried in Whittlesford (SS Mary and Andrew) Churchyard.

13-Jun

RAES, MAURICE HERMAN MARCEUN  (1299915) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3446 of No 350 Sqn, which flew into the ground in Norwich.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery.

13-Jun

PATTERSON, WILLIAM SMITH  (J/5299) RCAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM711 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed after hitting the mast of a ship whilst carrying out a bombing practice.  He is buried in Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard.

13-Jun

THOMAS, ARTHUR ROY  (R/64925) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM711 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed after hitting the mast of a ship whilst carrying out a bombing practice.  He is buried in Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard.

13-Jun

URQUHART, ALEXANDER NORLAND  (R/92192) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM711 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed after hitting the mast of a ship whilst carrying out a bombing practice.  He is buried in Littlehampton Cemetery.

13-Jun

PEARSON, GORDON JOHN  (R/87929) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM711 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed after hitting the mast of a ship whilst carrying out a bombing practice.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Jun

WATSON, EDWARD ROLAND  (R/89236) RCAF - age 19

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM711 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed after hitting the mast of a ship whilst carrying out a bombing practice.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Jun

HALLIDAY, WILLIAM JOHN  (406244) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AL117 of No 450 Sqn, which failed to return from a escort sortie, probably shot down by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

13-Jun

STONE, ROY  (1258632) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK958 of No 450 Sqn, which failed to return from a escort sortie, probably shot down by a Bf 109.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

13-Jun

RELTON, FREDERICK KINGSLEY GEORGE  (547166) RAF - age Unknown

WO

He was serving with No 601 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

13-Jun

SHOWELL, DENIS WILLIAM PAUL GROVES  (1384359) RAFVR - age 30

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Nomad, 3494 of No 6 BGS, which spun into the Bay of Quinte, Ontario during a camera gun exercise.  He is buried in Trenton (St George's) Cemetery.

13-Jun

DYSON, NORMAN  (990163) RAFVR - age 30

LAC

He was serving on Malta and was killed when Beaufighter, T5006 of No 235 Sqn crashed into the car he was driving at Luqa.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

13-Jun

BOWDEN, WALTER SAMUEL  (1315189) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT13, 40-1030 from Gunter Field, which collided with 40-1062 during night circuits at Mount Meigs Auxiliary Field.  He attempted to abandon the aircraft but was too low for his parachute to deploy fully.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe.

13-Jun

BARNES, JAMES ARTHUR  (1478620) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT13, 40-1062 from Gunter Field, which collided with 40-1030 during night circuits at Mount Meigs Auxiliary Field.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe.

13-Jun

GRIMOND, WILLIAM WINTON  (1057498) RAFVR - age 32

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died at 90 Albert St, Dundee, cause unknown.  He is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis.

13-Jun

RICE, MARGARET MARY  (421779) WAAF - age 24

Cpl

She was serving in the UK and was murdered by William Ambrose Collins, her body being found on the edge of Town Moor, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.  She is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium.

13-Jun

GLOVER, DENNIS JOHN  (1230400) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving in the UK and was killed whilst as a passenger in a lorry when he was pinned beneath it after it skidded and overturned in High Street, St Martin's, Stamford, after colliding with a RAF articulated vehicle travelling in the opposite direction.  He is buried in Solihull Cemetery

14-Jun

LYNCH, WILLIAM DOUGLAS  (405109) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7517 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a night flying practice having become lost.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Jun

CARNIE, WILFRED LESLIE  (407490) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7517 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a night flying practice having become lost.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Jun

HIGHMAN, GORDON FRANCIS  (407677) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7517 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a night flying practice having become lost.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Jun

CREIGHTON, FRANCIS ALBERT  (118688) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AL151 of No 250 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Jun

COOPER, ALAN ERNEST  (400409) RAAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T3291 'A' of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down whilst escorting a convoy sailing to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Jun

RIDGWAY, CECIL CHARLES  (909963) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T3291 'A' of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down whilst escorting a convoy sailing to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Jun

AMOS, FREDERICK VINCENT  (1002298) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4709 of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 near Derna.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Jun

TEDESCO, YVES CHARLES  (123353) RAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4841 'R' of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down whilst escorting a convoy sailing to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Jun

RANSOM, FRANK  (908730) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4841 'R' of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down whilst escorting a convoy sailing to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Jun

GARRETT, KENNETH JAMES  (613909) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4867 'S' of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down whilst escorting a convoy sailing to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Jun

TRUBY, ERNEST FREDERICK ROBSON  (R/76595) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4867 'S' of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down whilst escorting a convoy sailing to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Jun

AMBLER, BRIAN CHARLES  (805494) AuxAF - age 22

LAC

He had been serving with No 605 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in Java.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

14-Jun

MORLEY, FRANK  (1219521) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, T1062 of No 12 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground near Hinckley, Leicestershire.  He is buried in Hinckley Cemetery.

14-Jun

NEEDHAM, ARTHUR  (1508411) RAFVR - age 34

AC1

He was serving with No 12 SAAF at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Jun

DOW, THOMAS EDGAR STIRLEY  (1024420) RAFVR - age 19

Cpl

He was serving with No 3 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

14-Jun

MAGER, GEORGE DOUGLAS  (1330518) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7622 of No 61 OTU, which dived into the ground near Bettisford in Shropshire whilst low flying.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

14-Jun

BESCOBY, LEONARD  (103131) RAFVR - age 33

Plt Off

He was serving with the A & SD Branch  at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Jun

BOUSFIELD, ERNEST CHARLES  (914327) RAFVR - age 29

LAC

He was serving with AHQ Malta at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

14-Jun

GRACE, MOLLY ROSAMOND EVELYN  (2839) WAAF - age Unknown

SO

Her unit and the circumstances of her death have yet to be ascertained.  She is commemorated on the  Runnymede Memorial.

14-Jun

FAULKNER, LEONARD THOMAS  (1224821) RAFVR - age 37

LAC

He was serving at New Delhi at the time of his death, the circumstances of which, have not yet been ascertained .  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

14-Jun

KERR, WILLIAM DONALD  (103063) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

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

14-Jun

MARTIN, JAMES FRED  (568975) RAF - age 23

Cpl

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

14-Jun

WALKER, SELWYN  (1127942) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

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

14-Jun

FOSTER, MAURICE EDWARD  (1350548) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery.

14-Jun

JENNER, ENA MAY  (2006409) WAAF - age 26

ACW1

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  Her death was registered in London C.  She is buried in Lewes Cemetery.

14-Jun

DUNCALFE, JAMES  (1076768) RAFVR - age 32

AC1

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a shooting accident whilst he was travelling on duty, another airman being charged with his murder who pleaded guilty to manslaughter.  He is buried in Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery

15-Jun

WISEMAN, GEORGE JOHN  (553098) RAF - age 20

AC1

He was serving with No 33 Sqn and was killed in a ground strafing attack on Gambut airfield by Bf 110s of III/JG27.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

15-Jun

ABRAM, JAMES  (100576) RAFVR - age 19

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, AW297 of No 39 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

EDGE, HUGH GREGORY  (1014445) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, AW297 of No 39 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

FOX, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1268096) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, AW297 of No 39 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

BURROUGHS, NORMAN ARTHUR  (1379231) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, AW297 of No 39 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

THOMAS, CHARLES STANLEY  (37897) RAF - age 32

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW352 of No 39 Sqn, which broke in half and plunged into the sea after being hit by fire from a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

BALLINGALL, NORMAN GRAY  (1023721) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, AW352 of No 39 Sqn, which broke in half and plunged into the sea after being hit by fire from a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

FLOCKHART, JOHN  (1051161) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, AW352 of No 39 Sqn, which broke in half and plunged into the sea after being hit by fire from a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

FOBISTER, GEORGE  (1264777) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, AW352 of No 39 Sqn, which broke in half and plunged into the sea after being hit by fire from a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

GREAVES, ALICK  (404016) RAAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG699 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping patrol.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

15-Jun

PATRICK, ARTHUR HEDLEY  (65571) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG715 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie looking for the Italian fleet.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

15-Jun

HARRIS, ALLEN DAWE  (407119) RAAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG715 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie looking for the Italian fleet.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

15-Jun

WARBURTON, WILLIAM DENNIS  (1100943) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG715 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie looking for the Italian fleet.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

15-Jun

SANDERS, ERNEST CHARLES  (1382510) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG715 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie looking for the Italian fleet.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

15-Jun

SYKES, EDWIN EDWARD  (R/83208) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR370 of No 91 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie looking for the Italian fleet.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Jun

GIBSON, DOUGLAS CLARKE  (402946) RAAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T4933 of No 227 Sqn, which failed to return from an escort to convoy MW 11.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

SPAREY, ALFRED ROBERT  (915316) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T4933 of No 227 Sqn, which failed to return from an escort to convoy MW 11.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

HECTOR, CHARLES WILLIAM  (917130) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, X8078 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down by a Re2001 whilst escorting FAA Albacores carrying out a strike on Italian warships.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

15-Jun

BLESSING, WILSON GEORGE  (402219) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4829 'V' of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s, as it returned to North Africa having escorted Beauforts of No 39 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

WILLIAMS, JOHN RAYMOND  (924223) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4829 'V' of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s, as it returned to North Africa having escorted Beauforts of No 39 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

CORBISIER, ROGER LEON HERMANN  (117340) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4869 'J' of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s, whilst escorting Beauforts of No 39 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

McLEISH, WILLIAM CHRISTIE  (522268) RAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4869 'J' of No 272 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s, whilst escorting Beauforts of No 39 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

CHRZANOWSKI Gustaw (P.781046) PAF - age 25

Sgt

He was flying in Wellington IV, Z1271 BH-A of No 300 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He managed to evade initially but was interned in Vichy France, where he died  from Tuberculosis in Nice.  He is buried in Nice (Caucade) Communal Cemetery.

15-Jun

DARR, NORMAN CLARENCE  (402917) RAAF - age 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9022 'M' of No 459 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a convoy escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

DURRELL, ALAN HOWARD  (403262) RAAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9022 'M' of No 459 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a convoy escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

BLACKSTOCK, WILLIAM DAVID  (404230) RAAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9022 'M' of No 459 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a convoy escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

POWELL, ROBERT DAVID  (404862) RAAF - age 32

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9022 'M' of No 459 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a convoy escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Jun

McCONNELL, JACK NOCK  (405293) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, BR306 of No 601 Sqn, which was shot down by a Macchi whilst escorting a convoy heading for Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

15-Jun

YEAMAN, RONALD DAVID STEVENSON  (1365514) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4858 of No 1 (O)AFU, which crashed on take-off from Wigtown.  He was cremated at  Dundee Crematorium.

15-Jun

MYLES, HENRY FILBY  (777690) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4858 of No 1 (O)AFU, which crashed on take-off from Wigtown.  He is buried in Kirkinner Cemetery.

15-Jun

RUSSELL, JOHN  (1069582) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, P4858 of No 1 (O)AFU, which crashed on take-off from Wigtown.  He is buried in Newton-le-Willows Cemetery.

15-Jun

NELMS, EDWARD JAMES  (R/85152) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5005 of No 19 OTU, which flew into high ground near Kinloss when he turned right instead of left to join the circuit on return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground.

15-Jun

WILLIAMS, ERIC LLEWELLYN  (118605) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5005 of No 19 OTU, which flew into high ground near Kinloss when the pilot turned right instead of left to join the circuit on return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Pembroke Dock (Llanion) Cemetery.

15-Jun

STUDD, DENNIS WILLIAM ROLVE  (1168893) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, BG397 of No 2 (P) AFU, which crashed on the approach to Brize Norton.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery.

15-Jun

GOODSIR, JACQUES THORFINN  (656309) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3227 of No 55 OTU, which crashed near Kirtlebridge, Dumfriesshire after the engine caught fire in the air.  He is buried in Annan Cemetery.

15-Jun

PACAHAN Tadeusz (P.792154) PAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7428 of No 6 AACU, which collided with Master N8014 of the same unit near Oswestry, Shropshire.  He is buried in Shawbury (St Mary the Virgin) Churchyard.

15-Jun

POWLOKA Edward (P.792548) PAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N8014 of No 6 AACU, which collided with Master N7428 of the same unit near Oswestry, Shropshire.  He is buried in Shawbury (St Mary the Virgin) Churchyard.

15-Jun

WEEKS, RUSSELL JAMES  (114426) RAF - age 35

Plt Off

He was serving with AHQ Iraq at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery.

15-Jun

HOPE, DENNIS  (1040829) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in AT17, 42-180 of  AFS, Turner Field, which crashed and caught fire near Turner Field following a port engine failure.  He is buried in Albany (Crown Hill) Cemetery.

15-Jun

FARMER, ROBERT LESLIE  (921853) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was in Draft M64 but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained .  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

15-Jun

SUMMERS, ERIC FRANCIS  (73797) RAF - age 35

Flt Lt

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 Windsor.  He was cremated at  Woking (St John's) Crematorium.

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