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Casualties - 22 - 24 June 1942


22-Jun

KERR, DOUGLAS ANDREW DSO (33264) RAF - age 25

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, ES990 'S' of No 148 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak on a raid to Gazala landing ground.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Jun

FERGUSON, GORDON REID  (402771) RAAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, ES990 'S' of No 148 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak on a raid to Gazala landing ground.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Jun

BOOTH, GEORGE  (404052) RNZAF - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, ES990 'S' of No 148 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak on a raid to Gazala landing ground.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Jun

CROSS, DONALD WILLIAM  (405369) RNZAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, ES990 'S' of No 148 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak on a raid to Gazala landing ground.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Jun

WASHER, LEONARD MORELEY  (1336078) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, ES990 'S' of No 148 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak on a raid to Gazala landing ground.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Jun

RATHWELL, EDWARD EARL  (R/82227) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HL723 of No 175 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst carrying out a bombing practice on an MTB.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

22-Jun

LEWIS, ROBERT DOUGLAS DFM (47580) RAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was serving with No 203 Sqn, and was killed when a German explosive sweep cutter exploded on the back of the truck carrying a swimming party back from the beach.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

22-Jun

STEAD, GEORGE SUMNER  (70644) RAF - age 33

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 203 Sqn, and was killed when a German explosive sweep cutter exploded on the back of the truck carrying a swimming party back from the beach.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

22-Jun

HORNBY, MICHAEL GEORGE LONSDALE DFC (107952) RAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was serving with No 203 Sqn, and was killed when a German explosive sweep cutter exploded on the back of the truck carrying a swimming party back from the beach.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

22-Jun

BUSHELL, DAVID JOHN  (115335) RAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was serving with No 203 Sqn, and was killed when a German explosive sweep cutter exploded on the back of the truck carrying a swimming party back from the beach.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

22-Jun

COOKMAN, FREDERICK CHARLES  (404199) RAAF - age 27

WO

He was serving with No 203 Sqn, and was killed when a German explosive sweep cutter exploded on the back of the truck carrying a swimming party back from the beach.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

22-Jun

LEE, WILLIAM GEORGE  (406131) RAAF - age 20

WO

He was serving with No 203 Sqn, and was killed when a German explosive sweep cutter exploded on the back of the truck carrying a swimming party back from the beach.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

22-Jun

MEDUS, RICHARD WILLIAM  (122992) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6078 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jun

WIGHAM, ROBERT  (946411) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6078 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jun

BAXTER, JOHN FREDERICK  (1108776) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6078 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jun

DAVEY, EDWARD VICTOR  (1383321) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6078 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jun

GOSSELIN, JOSEPH SIMEON DAVID  (R/55226) RCAF - age 23

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6078 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jun

GUDGEON, ALAN HARRY  (R/55316) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6078 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jun

STELMAN, ALEXANDER  (R/75683) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6078 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jun

ROGET, RAYMOND GEORGE MARAFU  (400333) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1383 UV-D of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie off Lorient.  He is buried in Lorient (Kerentrech) Communal Cemetery.

22-Jun

BUCKINGHAM, ROBERT JOHN  (400578) RAAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1383 UV-D of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie off Lorient.  He is buried in Lorient (Kerentrech) Communal Cemetery.

22-Jun

McQUEEN, WILLIAM STALKER  (403277) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1383 UV-D of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie off Lorient.  He is buried in Lorient (Kerentrech) Communal Cemetery.

22-Jun

MARTIN, FREDERICK ROY  (403479) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1383 UV-D of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie off Lorient.  He is buried in Lorient (Kerentrech) Communal Cemetery.

22-Jun

MOORES, JAMES  (798533) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1383 UV-D of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie off Lorient.  He is buried in Lorient (Kerentrech) Communal Cemetery.

22-Jun

MILLER, WALTER  (632091) RAF - age 21

AC1

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 Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

22-Jun

WINTER, FRANK LESLIE  (1437756) RAFVR - age 40

AC2

He was serving with No 114 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

22-Jun

CONNELLY, WILLIAM  (656483) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2548 of No 12 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames at Redhill near Chipping Warden at the end of a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Abbey Cemetery, Thorn.

22-Jun

TRANTER, FREDERICK JAMES  (1186404) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2548 of No 12 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames at Redhill near Chipping Warden at the end of a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Burslem) Cemetery.

22-Jun

TAYLOR, ERIC LEONARD  (912911) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2548 of No 12 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames at Redhill near Chipping Warden at the end of a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Woodston Cemetery, Old Fletton.

22-Jun

WAKEFIELD, LEWIS WILLIAM  (922459) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

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

22-Jun

HUDSON, CLIFFORD  (1475383) RAFVR - age 36

AC2

He was serving with No 301 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

22-Jun

PRATT, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1187521) RAFVR - age 35

LAC

He was serving with No 51 RSU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

22-Jun

McCORMACK, TERENCE VINCENT  (1255025) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 52 RSU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

22-Jun

PYATT, FRANK ALLAN  (R/83437) RCAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 59 OTU and died of natural causes in SSQ, RAF Morecombe.  He is buried in Morecombe and Heysham (Torrisholme) Cemetery.

22-Jun

MATHESON, WILLIAM SCRIMGEOUR  (1070804) RAFVR - age 31

AC1

He had been serving at Kallang and probably died in captivity.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

22-Jun

ALLIGNOL, RAYMOND HENRI (30675) FFAF - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DK895 of the RAF College, which stalled and crashed on the approach after the flaps and propeller pitch were set incorrectly.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

22-Jun

POUPARD, EDWIN  (1519572) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

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

22-Jun

WASHINGTON, JOHN  (1030618) RAFVR - age 31

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 Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery.

22-Jun

BATE, GEORGE  (1682921) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving at No 3 (O) AFU and he possibly fell from the back of an RAF lorry while proceeding to the Chetton Bombing Range.  His death was registered in Bridgnorth.  He is buried in Dudley Borough Cemetery.

22-Jun

SPENCE, JOSEPH ALBAN  (561848) RAF - age 27

Cpl

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 Ryedale.  He is buried in New Malton Cemetery.

23-Jun

RIDINGS, ALAN LEVER  (1058734) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3644 of No 19 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters  during a Ramrod to Morlaix.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Jun

WAKELY, PERCY CHARLES  (1222783) RAFVR - age 37

AC1

He was serving with No 28 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery.

23-Jun

GRIFFITHS, WILLIAM FREDERICK BATTY  (115641) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufort I, W6518 or Beaufort II, DD976 of No 39 Sqn, which were shot down by flak off Palermo whilst attacking a convoy.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23-Jun

KERRIGAN, GERARD JOHN  (581041) RAF - age 23

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufort I, W6518 or Beaufort II, DD976 of No 39 Sqn, which were shot down by flak off Palermo whilst attacking a convoy.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23-Jun

WESTON, VINCENT OWEN  (755476) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufort I, W6518 or Beaufort II, DD976 of No 39 Sqn, which were shot down by flak off Palermo whilst attacking a convoy.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23-Jun

WATSON, HERBERT HENRY  (955762) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufort I, W6518 or Beaufort II, DD976 of No 39 Sqn, which were shot down by flak off Palermo whilst attacking a convoy.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23-Jun

HAZAN, GASTON  (1006775) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufort I, W6518 or Beaufort II, DD976 of No 39 Sqn, which were shot down by flak off Palermo whilst attacking a convoy.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23-Jun

LARKINS, JAMES BEATTIE  (41338) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3758 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Jun

STANDRING, GIBBARD SELKIRK  (927496) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3758 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Jun

SMITH, WILLIAM THOMSON  (1060635) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3758 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

23-Jun

STANGHAM, ROBERT HORACE  (1388092) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3758 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

23-Jun

HARPER, ALAN BUCHAN  (R/70534) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3758 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

23-Jun

EDWARDS, LESLIE COSMO DFM (45719) RAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9721 of No 60 Sqn, which was lost on  a raid to Akyab.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

23-Jun

BEESLY, LEONARD JAMES  (102168V) SAAF - age 28

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9721 of No 60 Sqn, which was lost on  a raid to Akyab.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

23-Jun

DRYDEN, JOHN ROBERT  (613297) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5517 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Jun

McKEOWN, JAMES DAY  (401440) RNZAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5517 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

23-Jun

PARKER, COLIN MELLOR  (1058722) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5517 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

23-Jun

BRADSHAW, SYDNEY EDWARD  (1168179) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5517 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

23-Jun

FALLON, JAMES TRAYNOR  (1378748) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5517 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

23-Jun

McNAUGHTON, IAN GEORGE ARMOUR  (C/1482) RCAF - age 22

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5517 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

23-Jun

McCULLOCH, WILLIAM DONALD  (J/3766) RCAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5517 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

23-Jun

POWER, RONALD JAMES  (527391) RAF - age 26

LAC

He was serving with No 70 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery.

23-Jun

DOWNWARD, ARTHUR CYRIL REID  (105178) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV818 of No 103 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Jun

GALLOGLY, VINCENT JOHN  (404964) RAAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV818 of No 103 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Jun

EDWARDS, HENRY GORDON  (648197) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV818 of No 103 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Jun

PORTEOUS, JAMES WALLACE  (1109090) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV818 of No 103 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

23-Jun

GODFREY, OLIVER  (33251) RAF - age 26

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV818 of No 103 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Wierhuizen Protestant Cemetery, de Marne.

23-Jun

TURNBULL, DAVID LESTER  (1304281) RAFVR - age 24

Cpl

He was serving with No 213 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

23-Jun

HOLMES, NORMAN ROBERT  (405273) RNZAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BH233 'V' of No 238 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a sweep to Fort Maddelena-Sidi Omar.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

23-Jun

MELLER Jozef Alojzy (P.794275) PAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  IV, Z1345 GR-D of No 301 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea after being hit by flak on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

23-Jun

MICHALIK Waclaw Stanislaw (P.1371) PAF - age 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  IV, Z1345 GR-D of No 301 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea after being hit by flak on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery.

23-Jun

KAPA Kazimierz Jerzy (P.781276) PAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  IV, Z1345 GR-D of No 301 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea after being hit by flak on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery.

23-Jun

DUBAS Zbigniew Jan Kazimierz (P.0932) PAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  IV, Z1345 GR-D of No 301 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea after being hit by flak on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

23-Jun

TWARKOWSKI Zdzislaw Zygmunt (P.792054) PAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  IV, Z1345 GR-D of No 301 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea after being hit by flak on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Ulrum General Cemetery, De Marne.

23-Jun

LITTLE, KINGLSEY CLARENCE  (R/68140) RCAF - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD786 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which crashed near Grantham on its return from a Gardening sortie off Lorient.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

23-Jun

GERMAIN, GEORGE HENRY  (R/78315) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD786 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which crashed near Grantham on its return from a Gardening sortie off Lorient.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

23-Jun

JOHNSON, GEORGE DEBBAGE  (1283052) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD786 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which crashed near Grantham on its return from a Gardening sortie off Lorient.  He is buried in Walthamstow (St Mary) Churchyard.

23-Jun

DOUGLAS, ROBERT WILLIAM  (1040316) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He was serving with No 613 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Marley Hill (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

23-Jun

MALLOCH, DAVID LINDSAY  (413101) RNZAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIB, P8531 of No 1 CACU, which spun into the ground near Meopham shortly after taking off  from Detling on a navigation practice flight.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent.

23-Jun

BURNSIDE, WALTER  (R/105756) RCAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, V3585 of No 2 (P) AFU, which collided with R6075 at Aleman Street.  He is buried in Black Bourton (or Burton Abbots) (St Mary) Churchyard.

23-Jun

SNELL, RONALD FLETCHER  (1262746) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, R6075 of No 2 (P) AFU, which collided with V3585 at Aleman Street.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery.

23-Jun

DOUGHTY, EDWARD ALFRED  (1333834) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6767 of No 33 ANS, which dived into the ground on fire at Wallacetown in Ontario during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Mount Hope (St Paul's Anglican) Cemetery.

23-Jun

HILL, WILLIAM REID  (946736) RAFVR - age 24

Cpl

He had been serving with No 250 AMES but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Mergui in Burma.  He is buried in Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery.

23-Jun

KELLOW, JOHN OSMAN DAVID  (81689) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6767 of No 33 ANS, which dived into the ground on fire at Wallacetown in Ontario during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Mount Hope (St Paul's Anglican) Cemetery.y.

23-Jun

WATSON, JAMES  (642809) RAF - age 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6767 of No 33 ANS, which dived into the ground on fire at Wallacetown in Ontario during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Mount Hope (St Paul's Anglican) Cemetery.

23-Jun

CAMPBELL, COLIN JAMES  (658273) RAF - age 25

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6767 of No 33 ANS, which dived into the ground on fire at Wallacetown in Ontario during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Mount Hope (St Paul's Anglican) Cemetery.

23-Jun

PRESTON, HERBERT  (1231022) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6767 of No 33 ANS, which dived into the ground on fire at Wallacetown in Ontario during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Mount Hope (St Paul's Anglican) Cemetery.

23-Jun

BALFOUR, JOHN WILLIAM  (407840) RAAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6042 of No 70 OTU, which collided with V5630 of the same unit during a formation practice flight.  He is buried in Nakuru North Cemetery.

23-Jun

MacGREGOR, ROBERT DONALD  (987011) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6042 of No 70 OTU, which collided with V5630 of the same unit during a formation practice flight.  He is buried in Nakuru North Cemetery.

23-Jun

CLAVEY, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (905080) RAFVR - age 25

LAC

He was serving at Abu Sueir at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery.

23-Jun

WOODHOUSE, ALFRED JOSEPH  (1463730) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

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.

23-Jun

VASATKO, ALOIS DFC (83233) RAFVR - age Unknown

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM292 of the Czech Wing, which collided with a Fw 190 over the Channel on a Ramrod.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Jun

MUTCH, EDWIN MCMILLIGAN  (656414) RAF - age 21

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 Cockermouth.  He is buried in Ellon Cemetery.

23-Jun

VELLA, ANTHONY  (776680) RAFVR - age Unknown

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Pembroke Memorial.

24-Jun

MORLEY, GEORGE ALLEN  (R/82328) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3423 WS-X of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Wantage on return from a raid on St-Nazaire.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

24-Jun

MacDONELL, ARCHIBALD BERNARD  (R/82429) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3423 WS-X of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Wantage on return from a raid on St-Nazaire.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

24-Jun

EUBANK, FREDERICK HENRY  (R/84123) RCAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3423 WS-X of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Wantage on return from a raid on St-Nazaire.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

24-Jun

KINGDON, JOHN DANIEL  (1013673) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3423 WS-X of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Wantage on return from a raid on St-Nazaire.  He was cremated at  Pontypridd Crematorium.

24-Jun

INGLESBY, HERBERT  (102235) SAAF - age 24

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, Z5647 of No 33 Sqn, which failed to return from an interception.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24-Jun

HALLIWELL, CHARLES POLWART TURNBULL DFC (88473) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV643 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24-Jun

HARLOCK, GEORGE ROBERT  (400347) RAAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV643 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24-Jun

DE CLIFFORD, MERVYN CHARLES  (405239) RNZAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV643 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24-Jun

STEVENSON, RICHARD DOUGLAS  (553924) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV643 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24-Jun

NOBLE, HENRY EDWARD  (936712) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV643 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24-Jun

JONES, PHILIP CONSTERDINE  (J/3761) RCAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV643 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Benghazi.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery.

24-Jun

BIRCHER, RICHARD HUBERT  (922333) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7661 of No 76 Sqn, which collided with Oxford, V4140 of No 1516 Flt near Middleton St George.  He is buried in Barnwood (St Lawrence) Churchyard.

24-Jun

WARKCUP, ROBERT GYMER  (995672) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7661 of No 76 Sqn, which collided with Oxford, V4140 of No 1516 Flt near Middleton St George.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

24-Jun

ROBERTS, MELVIN HARRY  (R/58215) RCAF - age 22

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7661 of No 76 Sqn, which collided with Oxford, V4140 of No 1516 Flt near Middleton St George.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

24-Jun

BINGHAM, JAMES HENRY GORDON  (971062) RAFVR - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7661 of No 76 Sqn, which collided with Oxford, V4140 of No 1516 Flt near Middleton St George.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

24-Jun

FANNING, JOHN BLACK FRASER  (1101236) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7661 of No 76 Sqn, which collided with Oxford, V4140 of No 1516 Flt near Middleton St George.  He is buried in Vale of Leven (or Bonhill) Cemetery.

24-Jun

GLOVER, MAURICE CHARLES  (567204) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7661 of No 76 Sqn, which collided with Oxford, V4140 of No 1516 Flt near Middleton St George.  He is buried in Wimborne St Giles Church Cemetery.

24-Jun

MOSS, JOHN WILLIAM  (1161949) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV831 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jun

WILLEY, HENRY EDWARD ARTHUR  (1309973) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV831 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jun

BAKER, EDWARD WILLIAM  (1330207) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV831 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jun

VICKERY, STANLEY JOHN  (1375930) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV831 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jun

EVANS, GEOFFREY CHARLES  (R/71697) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV831 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jun

BISSELL, ALBERT FRANK  (404051) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2921 PM-T of No 103 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Ameland (NES) General Cemetery.

24-Jun

JONES, ALFRED  (1311129) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2921 PM-T of No 103 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Ameland (NES) General Cemetery.

24-Jun

WOOD, FRED HALL  (120643) RAFVR - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2921 PM-T of No 103 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jun

EMMOTT, THOMAS WILLIAM BURNETT  (1120658) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2921 PM-T of No 103 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jun

SCANLAN, ALFRED BRIAN  (920390) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2921 PM-T of No 103 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

24-Jun

RIDLEY, JAMES ARTHUR  (R/60343) RCAF - age 25

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT242 of No 415 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Lincolnshire on its return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jun

KLARNER, GORDON DANIEL  (R/61191) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT242 of No 415 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Lincolnshire on its return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jun

VEIT, ROGER WALTHER  (R/75703) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT242 of No 415 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Lincolnshire on its return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jun

CLARSON, HUGH ALLAN  (R/77218) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT242 of No 415 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Lincolnshire on its return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jun

WHITE, ROY  (J/3253) RCAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8394 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Schipol.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

24-Jun

KEYES, THOMAS ERIC EDMOND  (J/7522) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8394 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Schipol.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

24-Jun

FORAN, JAMES ALEXANDER  (R/61070) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8394 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Schipol.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

24-Jun

BALCHIN, REGINALD HERBERT JACK  (1142171) RAFVR - age 38

AC1

He was serving with No 134 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery.

24-Jun

MAGSON, FRANK RAYMOND  (1130814) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V4140 of No 1516 Flt, which collided with Halifax II, W7661 of No 76 Sqn near Middleton St George.  He is buried in Huntington (All Saints) Churchyard.

24-Jun

SEALEY, JOHN CHARLES WILLIAM  (1312054) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V4140 of No 1516 Flt, which collided with Halifax II, W7661 of No 76 Sqn near Middleton St George.  He is buried in Swindon (Radnor Street) Cemetery.

24-Jun

McNABB, CHARLES ALEXANDER  (1126206) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, N4697 of No 24 CAOS, which dived into the ground near Kabanga Relief Landing Ground.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

24-Jun

GOLDING, KENNETH CHARLES  (1258594) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, N4697 of No 24 CAOS, which dived into the ground near Kabanga Relief Landing Ground.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

24-Jun

SMIT, JACOB LETTERSTIED  (778643) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4459 of No 5 (C) OTU, which spun into the sea off Girvan, Ayrshire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jun

ARBUCKLE, DAVID THOMAS  (1308188) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

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

24-Jun

MARTIN, ROBERT  (1045937) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, N4697 of No 24 CAOS, which dived into the ground near Kabanga Relief Landing Ground.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

24-Jun

ROWLEY, HARRY  (1401448) 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 Nuneaton.  He is buried in Leek Cemetery.

24-Jun

ENDEAN, FREDERICK HILL  (1015693) RAFVR - age 31

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 Truro.  He is buried in St Martin-by-Looe (St Martin of Tours) Church Cemetery.

24-Jun

GREEN, JOHN ROBERT  (1501014) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died from Pneumonia at the Emergency Hospital, Shotley Bridge.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.

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