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Casualties - 19 - 21 June 1942


19-Jun

BARRETT, JOHN PATRICK  (1230355) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM403 of No 122 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Dengle in Essex.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

19-Jun

McCORMACK, BERNARD REX  (1331852) RAFVR - age 27

Sergeant

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL244 of No 129 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw190s near Siddlesham in Sussex.  He is buried in Chichester Cemetery.

19-Jun

FRANCIS, THOMAS JOHN  (1285703) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL768 of No 222 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s off the Belgian coast on a Roadstead sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Jun

DELATTE, JULES GUSTAVE GHISLAIN  (1299906) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter VI, T5156 of No 236 Sqn, which flew into the sea near the Scilly Isles during a convoy escort.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Jun

CHRISTIAN, HENRY LISLE  (41572) RNZAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N1569 of No 289 Sqn, which died after baled out of the aircraft over the Moray Firth following a explosion in the engine.  He is buried in Inverness (Tomnahurich) Cemetery.

19-Jun

SQUIRE, ALFRED EDWARD CHARLES  (929949) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT189 EQ-G of No 408 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off Lorient.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery.

19-Jun

CONWELL, EDWARD VICTOR  (1104295) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT189 EQ-G of No 408 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off Lorient.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery.

19-Jun

BERANEK, STANLEY JOSEPH  (J/7321) RCAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT189 EQ-G of No 408 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off Lorient.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery.

19-Jun

FREARSON, THOMAS  (993407) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT189 EQ-G of No 408 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Jun

HADDOCK, DONALD  (956676) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was serving with No 408 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery.

19-Jun

BLAKE, ERROL WALTER JOSEPH  (785051) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

According to the CWGC he was serving with No 505 Sqn at the time of his death, but this unit designation was a shadow designation and was never active.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

19-Jun

BOOKLASS, JAMES GORDON  (411976) RNZAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was serving with No 1 OTU (India) and died from Typhoid fever in the British Military Hospital, Murree.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

19-Jun

DIPPLE, ARTHUR RICHARD  (655658) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, L6418 of No 3 RDF School, which ditched in the  sea near Girven, his body being brought ashore on 22 Jun 1942.  He is buried in St Ewe (All Saints) Churchyard.

19-Jun

FEATHERSTONE-WILSON, EDWARD DOUGLAS  (1331603) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 16 Jun 1942 whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4329 of No 61 OTU, which hit a tree whilst making a forced landing near Duddleston, Shropshire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Donnington (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

19-Jun

SALT, JOHN WILLIAM  (1033979) RAFVR - age 36

AC1

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

19-Jun

ROBERTS, TREVOR  (1072061) RAFVR - age 33

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 Anglesey W.  He is buried in Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery.

19-Jun

BODINGTON, WILLIAM VERNON  (901418) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 16 Jun 1942 when he was struck by Harvard, AJ543 of No 31 SFTS during its take off run..  He is buried in Kingston (Cataraqui) Cemetery.

19-Jun

CLARK, THOMAS PLATO  (1474945) RAFVR - age 34

AC1

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Romsey (Thomas R - 35).  He is buried in Stopsley (St Thomas) Churchyard.

20-Jun

HAINS, GORDON JOHN  (104404) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9352 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which crashed at Siemolten on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

20-Jun

HEURTLEY, JOHN THEODORE  (403576) RNZAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9352 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which crashed at Siemolten on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

20-Jun

ROSE, DAVID  (530984) RAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9352 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which crashed at Siemolten on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

20-Jun

SPENCELEY, FREDERICK GEORGE  (636194) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9352 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which crashed at Siemolten on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

20-Jun

BURRELL, GEORGE ALEXANDER  (1010359) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9352 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which crashed at Siemolten on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

20-Jun

McGOVERN, JOHN  (1118526) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9352 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which crashed at Siemolten on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

20-Jun

McLAREN, JAMES MCINTOSH  (1552169) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9352 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which crashed at Siemolten on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

20-Jun

MURPHY, FRANCIS EDWARD  (401387) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, Z3518 of No 32 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Ford.  He is buried in Littlehampton Cemetery.

20-Jun

THURSTON, WILLIAM GEORGE DUNCAN  (41376) RNZAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV669 'W' of No 37 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Benghazi.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery.

20-Jun

DUXBURY, IVAN PETER  (106248) RAFVR - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV669 'W' of No 37 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Benghazi.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery.

20-Jun

FEASEY, LORENZO RICHARD  (403572) RNZAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV669 'W' of No 37 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Benghazi.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery.

20-Jun

KAUTER, WILLIAM LYNN  (405281) RNZAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV669 'W' of No 37 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Benghazi.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery.

20-Jun

WALKLIN, VICTOR GEORGE FREDERICK  (624970) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV669 'W' of No 37 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Benghazi.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery.

20-Jun

BRETHERTON, FRANCIS VICTOR  (1058752) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV669 'W' of No 37 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Benghazi.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery.

20-Jun

ALLEN, JOHN JAMES  (404842) RAAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR426 of No 41 Sqn, which crashed whilst performing low level aerobatics over the airfield.  He is buried in Holme-upon-Spalding Moor (All Saints) Churchyard.

20-Jun

McKENNA, TERENCE FRANCIS BREEN  (405162) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7387 of No 49 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Frisian Islands on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Kviberg Cemetery.

20-Jun

ALLEN, KEITH  (401359) RAAF - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7387 of No 49 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Frisian Islands on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Jun

O'BRIEN, JOHN ORMOND  (403876) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7387 of No 49 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Frisian Islands on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Jun

GOLDRING, CHARLES EDWARD  (657308) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7387 of No 49 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Frisian Islands on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Jun

ROGERS, NEVILLE JOHN  (778781) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7387 of No 49 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Frisian Islands on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Jun

GAROS, ALEXANDER  (778783) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7387 of No 49 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Frisian Islands on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Jun

PRICE, HARRINGTON WARREN  (402539) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7387 of No 49 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Frisian Islands on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery.

20-Jun

MORGAN, CHARLES JOHN  (645324) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1611 DX-R of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Hellendoorn General Cemetery.

20-Jun

COLLIS, WILLIAM EDWARD  (930440) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1611 DX-R of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Hellendoorn General Cemetery.

20-Jun

CHADWICK, BARTON  (1185878) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1611 DX-R of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Hellendoorn General Cemetery.

20-Jun

PAYNE, HARRY ARTHUR  (1375600) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1611 DX-R of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Hellendoorn General Cemetery.

20-Jun

ASHWORTH, DONALD WILLIAM  (1381000) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1611 DX-R of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Hellendoorn General Cemetery.

20-Jun

NORFOLK, HOWARD  (102559) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1114 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Ulrum General Cemetery, De Marne.

20-Jun

SALWAY, ERNEST  (749368) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1114 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Ulrum General Cemetery, De Marne.

20-Jun

CHARLESWORTH, WILLIAM HUSTLER  (987863) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1114 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Ulrum General Cemetery, De Marne.

20-Jun

MORGAN, RONALD WILLIAM  (1102280) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB200 of No 78 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

20-Jun

FRANKLAND, ROBERT KYNNERSLEY  (926593) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB200 of No 78 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

20-Jun

SMITH, DAVID  (350171) RAF - age 41

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB200 of No 78 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Jun

WILLIAMS, JAMES ROLAND  (591301) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB200 of No 78 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Jun

DAVIES, EDWARD KENNETH  (1058275) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB200 of No 78 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Jun

CROWE, MOSTYN MAURICE  (1169120) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB200 of No 78 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Jun

SEAL, LEON HAROLD  (1325688) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB200 of No 78 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Jun

MacDOUGALL, NEIL  (R/76083) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3669 SR-H of No 101 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

20-Jun

SHEPPARD, GORDON ERNEST  (114054) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3669 SR-H of No 101 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Noorddijk General Cemetery.

20-Jun

KEEN, FREDERICK JOHN  (929521) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3669 SR-H of No 101 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Noorddijk General Cemetery.

20-Jun

WILLIAMS, JAMES WARRELL  (1285053) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3669 SR-H of No 101 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Jun

STENGER, PAUL HENDRIK  (108978) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR449 of No 118 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on Circus 193.  He is buried in Orry-la-Ville Netherlands Field of Honour.

20-Jun

VEEN, JOHANNES  (108983) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP134 of No 118 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on Circus 193.  He is buried in Orry-la-Ville Netherlands Field of Honour.

20-Jun

VAN HOUTEN, CORNELIS  (1149995) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP234 of No 118 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on Circus 193.  He is buried in Rhenen (Greenberg) Netherlands Field of Honour.

20-Jun

ARENDS, WILLIAM ALBERT  (112280) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP168 of No 133 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on Circus 193.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines Communal Cemetery.

20-Jun

NIXEY, PETER  (42257) RAF - age 22

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3762 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Ommen General Cemetery.

20-Jun

PEARSON, WILFRED ERNEST  (568448) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3762 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Ommen General Cemetery.

20-Jun

BUCKLEY, ARTHUR  (614046) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3762 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Ommen General Cemetery.

20-Jun

MELVILLE, DOUGLAS ARCHER  (913638) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3762 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Ommen General Cemetery.

20-Jun

MINSTER, FRANK JOHN ROBERT THOMOND  (63431) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD958 of No 217 Sqn, which ditched after an attack on shipping in Messina harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Jun

BOWYER, JOSEPH ANGUS  (923861) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD958 of No 217 Sqn, which ditched after an attack on shipping in Messina harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Jun

KING, WALTER ALFRED ROBERT  (1226209) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD958 of No 217 Sqn, which ditched after an attack on shipping in Messina harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Jun

MOSCHONAS, JOHN  (1377375) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD958 of No 217 Sqn, which ditched after an attack on shipping in Messina harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Jun

ASHWORTH, HAROLD JOHN VINCENT  (76467) RAFVR - age 40

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7530 HA-Q of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

20-Jun

WHITEHEAD, WILLIAM EDWIN  (994746) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7530 HA-Q of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

20-Jun

WATT, WILLIAM REBECCA  (1108788) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7530 HA-Q of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

20-Jun

BOWLEY, MICHAEL LYON  (110343) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG772 of No 223 Sqn, which blew up on landing as the result of a 'hung up' bomb going off when the wing tip struck the ground.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

20-Jun

LAUGHTON, IVAN ALFRED HAROLD  (407503) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG772 of No 223 Sqn, which blew up on landing as the result of a 'hung up' bomb going off when the wing tip struck the ground.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

20-Jun

PAULICH, JOHN DENNIS  (778882) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG772 of No 223 Sqn, which blew up on landing as the result of a 'hung up' bomb going off when the wing tip struck the ground.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

20-Jun

SZYSZKOWSKI Antoni Kazimierz (P.0439) PAF - age 41

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1215 'E' of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

20-Jun

NEULINGER Stefan Jan (P.1664) PAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1215 'E' of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

20-Jun

MICHALSKI Ludwik (P.783148) PAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1215 'E' of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

20-Jun

WARDYNSKI Stanislaw (P.792219) PAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1215 'E' of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

20-Jun

DZIEKONSKI Czeslaw (P.480034) PAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1215 'E' of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

20-Jun

LECH Eugeniusz Marian (P.1433) PAF - age 37

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1215 'E' of No 300 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

20-Jun

TOMARZEWSKI Jozef (P.0340) PAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1256 'A' of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the Elbe Estuary on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

20-Jun

JEZEWSKI Konrad (P.76726) PAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1256 'A' of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the Elbe Estuary on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

20-Jun

MIELCAREK Stanislaw (P.780902) PAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1256 'A' of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the Elbe Estuary on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

20-Jun

KROPACZ Jan (P.783089) PAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1256 'A' of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the Elbe Estuary on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

20-Jun

BLASZCZAK Kazimierz (P.783942) PAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1256 'A' of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the Elbe Estuary on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

20-Jun

KACZMARCZYK Stanislaw (P.794213) PAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1256 'A' of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the Elbe Estuary on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

20-Jun

JANKIEWICZ Henryk Aleksander (P.0444) PAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8339 SM-N of No 305 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Raalte General Cemetery.

20-Jun

GUSOWSKI Alojzy Pawel (P.782821) PAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8339 SM-N of No 305 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Raalte General Cemetery.

20-Jun

ARDELLI Kazimierz Jan (P.793732) PAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8339 SM-N of No 305 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Raalte General Cemetery.

20-Jun

SWIDERSKI Marian (P.794273) PAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8339 SM-N of No 305 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Raalte General Cemetery.

20-Jun

STEVENS, GEOFFREY LOVELL  (400160) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1486 UV-H of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

20-Jun

KITCHEN, DAVID GORDON  (400805) RAAF - age 26

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1486 UV-H of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

20-Jun

ANIVITTI, MAURICE ERMINI  (401408) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1486 UV-H of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

20-Jun

JAMES, LIONEL HEYMAN  (403109) RAAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1486 UV-H of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

20-Jun

WATSON, DENIS JOHN WHELAN  (1281960) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1486 UV-H of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

20-Jun

CLOUSTON, WARWICK ASHLING  (402452) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD559 of No 616 Sqn, which crashed near Sheringham in Norfolk whilst carrying low level aerobatics in poor visibility during and air test.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery.

20-Jun

DAY, WALTER JAMES  (1214418) RAFVR - age 32

AC1

He was serving with No 980 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Tehran War Cemetery.

20-Jun

WEST, WILLIAM ROBERT CHALLIS  (1430344) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 105 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Nairobi (Forest Road) Cemetery.

20-Jun

LEA, DOUGLAS RUTLAND  (60707) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was serving with No 124 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

20-Jun

REES, THOMAS KENNETH  (46817) RAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tutor I, K6925 of No 2 FIS, which dived into the ground, inverted, whilst carrying out low level aerobatics.  He is buried in Holhead (St Seriol) Churchyard.

20-Jun

McCARTIN, JAMES VIVIAN RAYMOND  (407795) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tutor I, K6925 of No 2 FIS, which dived into the ground, inverted, whilst carrying out low level aerobatics.  He is buried in Inverness (Tomnahurich) Cemetery.

20-Jun

MITCHELL, GEORGE DENYS  (1069035) RAFVR - age 31

Cpl

He was serving with No 256 AMES at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Mosul War Cemetery.

20-Jun

DORNEY, LYN WILLIAMS  (112377) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7696 of No 72 OTU, which spun into the ground whilst making an emergency landing at Nanyuki following an engine failure and collision with a tree.  He is buried in Nanyuki War Cemetery.

20-Jun

STEWART, ALAN DAVID  (400943) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, Z4929 of No 73 OTU, which crashed at Little Aden after hitting a tent whilst low flying.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery.

20-Jun

SCRUTTON, ALFRED HENRY  (353214) RAF - age Unknown

WO

He was serving at Dechief at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Pietermaritzburg (Fort Napier) Cemetery.

20-Jun

HOGG, HENRY ROBERT WILLIAM CIE, OBE (85987) RAFVR - age 56

Wg Cdr

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

20-Jun

GROSVENOR, FRANCIS ROY  (1266029) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH248 of the OADU, which crashed into a field near Kirkop on a delivery flight.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

20-Jun

WILLIAMS, CHARLES EDWARD  (527803) RAF - age 26

Cpl

He was serving with the Strategic Recce Flight at the time of his death, but circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained .  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

20-Jun

FRANCIS, ALEXANDER DFM (903808) RAFVR - age 28

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

20-Jun

SPURLING, STANLEY WILLIAM  (1245393) RAFVR - age 37

AC1

He was serving in the UK died in Dundee Royal Infirmary from head injuries sustained when he fell off his bicycle whilst riding in Old Glamas Road.  He is buried in King's Lynn Cemetery.

20-Jun

GLOYNE, ROBERT GEORGE  (1388404) RAFVR - age 19

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 Manchester.  He is buried in Prestwich (St Margaret) Churchyard Extension.

20-Jun

BLEEKS, WILLIAM JAMES  (1035372) RAFVR - age 24

LAC

He was serving in the UK died at the Military Hospital, Kirkwall, from an extra dural haemorrhage and cerebral compression, sustained in a motor accident.  He is buried in Seagoe Cemetery.

21-Jun

BEVAN, ALWIN WOODGATE  (81341) RAFVR - age 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7472 MG-C of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

21-Jun

CADDEN, ANDREW  (1111488) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7472 MG-C of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

21-Jun

HESLOP, JAMES ROBERT  (J/7039) RCAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7472 MG-C of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

21-Jun

WILLIAMS, JACK HERBERT  (572709) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7472 MG-C of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

21-Jun

CALVERT, ERIC DOUGLAS  (46910) RAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7472 MG-C of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

GRANSHAW, GERALD BAMFORD  (1314324) RAFVR - age 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7472 MG-C of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

TRAPP, BYRON ADAIR  (J/7202) RCAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7472 MG-C of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

PARHAM, ROBERT NELSON  (R/78112) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7472 MG-C of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

JAMES, LESLIE VIDAL  (37770) RAF - age 25

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3713 WS-J 'Jane' of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Leens General Cemetery, De Marne.

21-Jun

BAXTER, JOHN DAVID  (103529) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3713 WS-J 'Jane' of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Leens General Cemetery, De Marne.

21-Jun

BROOKS, ALFRED VICTOR  (114155) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3713 WS-J 'Jane' of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Leens General Cemetery, De Marne.

21-Jun

BROWN, JACK  (629164) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3713 WS-J 'Jane' of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Leens General Cemetery, De Marne.

21-Jun

ADAIR, ARTHUR DUNHAM  (R/70976) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3713 WS-J 'Jane' of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Leens General Cemetery, De Marne.

21-Jun

WILLIAMS, ABSALOM SAMUEL  (87802) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB201 of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

JACKSON, HAROLD  (89724) RAFVR - age 42

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB201 of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

SENIOR, EDWARD RONALD  (107313) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB201 of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

WALLER, GORDON JOHN  (118654) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB201 of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

SARGAN, GEORGE ARTHUR  (569773) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB201 of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

JONES, GEOFFREY PATRICK  (611027) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB201 of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

SALISBURY, JOSEPH LESLIE  (746777) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB201 of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

STRACHAN, LEWIS GEORGE  (925106) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was serving with No 32 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Reading (Henley Road) Cemetery.

21-Jun

DOREY, PHILIP WILLIAM  (1438636) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving with No 32 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Woodgrange Park Cemetery, East Ham.

21-Jun

BRAILEY, CLIFTON ROBERT  (404587) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3760 of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

TRENGROVE, RAYMOND WICKLIFFE JOHN  (40927) RNZAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3760 of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

21-Jun

BUCKLEY, WALLACE EDWARD  (391379) RNZAF - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3760 of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

21-Jun

CHRISTIE, ARTHUR STAFFORD  (402982) RNZAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3760 of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery.

21-Jun

FRASER, ALLEN ARMISTICE  (405030) RNZAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3760 of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery.

21-Jun

CONNELL, JACK  (1075371) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6502 of No 217 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking an enemy vessel.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Jun

SMYTH, WILLIAM DENNIS  (1167711) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6502 of No 217 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking an enemy vessel.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Jun

FRITH, TOM  (978528) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6502 of No 217 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking an enemy vessel.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery.

21-Jun

WALLS, FRED HEATON  (1063090) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6502 of No 217 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking an enemy vessel.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery.

21-Jun

LYNN, ROBERT GRANT DFC (41041) RAF - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW342 of No 217 Sqn, which was possibly brought down after being hit by the torpedo that had been dropped by Sqn Ldr Lynn and bounced.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

21-Jun

AIKENHEAD, LLOYD LAWRENCE  (R/91917) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH346 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping operation off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Delfzijl General Cemetery.

21-Jun

DUFFY, THOMAS MICHAEL  (406438) RAAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH346 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping operation off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

LITTLE, PATRICK CAMPBELL  (J/6854) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH346 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping operation off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

BENNETT, ALFRED STEPHENSON  (407818) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH346 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping operation off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

21-Jun

ELLIS, GEORGE HENRY  (R/92181) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT185 PT-A of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Ameland (NES) General Cemetery.

21-Jun

STILL, LEONARD GEORGE  (1208930) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT185 PT-A of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

NIDELMAN, BERNARD DAVIS  (R/78054) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT185 PT-A of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

WADDELL, HILTON GRAHAM  (402699) RAAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT185 PT-A of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

21-Jun

DAVIDSON, ROY  (R/91650) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden, ? of No 420 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained the previous night when his aircraft was hit by flak on its return flight.  He is buried in Waddington (St Catherine) Churchyard.

21-Jun

McALPINE, STUART GORDON  (999847) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 520 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

21-Jun

WICKS, GRAHAM WILLIAM  (1191158) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, BA446 of No 1 OADU, which crashed into sea off Derna on a ferry flight from Malta to Egypt.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Jun

JUDELL, MAURICE LEOPOLD  (466) RAAF - age 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W3999 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which exploded after making a successful forced landing on the sea after being attacked by an Arado Ar 196 during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

TAYLOR, EDWARD JAMES  (3846) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W3999 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which exploded after making a successful forced landing on the sea after being attacked by an Arado Ar 196 during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

TIPPING, FRANCIS WILLIAM  (4089) RAAF - age 36

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W3999 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which exploded after making a successful forced landing on the sea after being attacked by an Arado Ar 196 during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

BENISON, PHILLIP MERVYN  (11065) RAAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W3999 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which exploded after making a successful forced landing on the sea after being attacked by an Arado Ar 196 during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

WILLIS, ROBERT GEORGE  (11931) RAAF - age 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W3999 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which exploded after making a successful forced landing on the sea after being attacked by an Arado Ar 196 during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

DORNEY, THOMAS  (19034) RAAF - age 27

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W3999 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which exploded after making a successful forced landing on the sea after being attacked by an Arado Ar 196 during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

GILBERT, BRUCE NAPOLEAN  (401596) RAAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W3999 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which exploded after making a successful forced landing on the sea after being attacked by an Arado Ar 196 during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

WINTERFLOOD, WILLIAM LAWRENCE  (405093) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W3999 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which exploded after making a successful forced landing on the sea after being attacked by an Arado Ar 196 during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

CHATAWAY, COSMO CLIVE  (405394) RAAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W3999 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which exploded after making a successful forced landing on the sea after being attacked by an Arado Ar 196 during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

McLEAN, JOHN VALENTINE  (405419) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W3999 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which exploded after making a successful forced landing on the sea after being attacked by an Arado Ar 196 during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jun

LAMBERT, VICTOR GEORGE  (702021) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Havoc I, BJ470 of No 1452 Flt, which spun into ground after take-off and crashed at Offham near West Malling.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery.

21-Jun

BRACE, EDWARD ALEXANDER  (932639) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Havoc I, BJ470 of No 1452 Flt, which spun into ground after take-off and crashed at Offham near West Malling.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent.

21-Jun

GRANTHAM, GODFREY HARRY  (114789) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, L8227 of No 16 EFTS, which crashed from a stall in a turn whilst attempting a practice forced landing at Lees near Derby.  He is buried in Repton (St Wystan) Churchyard.

21-Jun

GRANT, FRANK PHILIPS  (82056) RAFVR - age 35

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 211 Grp at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

21-Jun

McCORMICK, HUGH RODERICK NEIL  (R/82657) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 24 OTU at the time of his death, which occurred when he was off duty when was accidentally drowned whilst bathing.  He is buried in Evesham Cemetery.

21-Jun

SCOTT, BERNARD  (1061473) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He had been serving with No 307 AMES and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Mergui in Burma.  He is buried in Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery.

21-Jun

GOODFELLOW, SYDNEY  (335918) RAF - age 37

Flt Sgt

He probably died whilst travelling aboard HMT Orbita.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Jun

GROVES, JACK LAWSON DFC (42305) RAF - age 24

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3170 of No 59 OTU, which crashed into Doone Bay, Kirkudbrightshire.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

21-Jun

McKELVEY, ERIC BROOKES  (1042413) RAFVR - age 21

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

21-Jun

FULTON, JAMES  (542968) RAF - age 24

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 Dumfries.  He is buried in Wallsend (Holy Cross) Cemetery.

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