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Casualties - 27 - 28 July 1942


27-Jul

LEIGO, DOUGLAS PERCY  (401069) RAAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9328 MG-A of No 7 Sqn, which came down in the River Elbe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

CALDWELL, JAMES HUMPHREY  (407637) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9328 MG-A of No 7 Sqn, which came down in the River Elbe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

HARFOOT, WILLIAM CHARLES PERCIVAL  (1067790) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9328 MG-A of No 7 Sqn, which came down in the River Elbe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

GRADY, LESLIE THOMAS WILLIAM  (622275) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5367 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Bramsche on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Jul

JACKETT, PHILIP HARRY  (747809) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5367 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Bramsche on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Jul

SAVORY, ALLAN CYRIL  (980033) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5367 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Bramsche on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Jul

ASHBY, ROBERT FREDERICK  (1284493) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5367 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Bramsche on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

27-Jul

WHITE, ROBIN EUSTACE BRITTAIN  (41228) RAF - age 28

Flt Lt

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 Karachi War Cemetery.

27-Jul

ELLIS, FRANCIS GORDON  (1108093) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

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 Karachi War Cemetery.

27-Jul

LEICESTER, JOHN DEREK  (1378334) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Hurricane IIC, BP199 'C' of No 33 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s whilst on patrol over El Alamein.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

27-Jul

HOLLIGER, DERRICK ARNOLD  (115983) RAFVR - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7760 TL-B of No 35 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

HUNTLEY, FRANK WILLIAM  (517556) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7760 TL-B of No 35 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

GRAHAM, JOHN LUKE  (778832) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7760 TL-B of No 35 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

SMITH, PETER HORACE  (1027418) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7760 TL-B of No 35 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

HOLLAND, ELLIS ALBERT  (1051594) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7760 TL-B of No 35 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

PAKENHAM-WALSH, HENRY GOODRICH LE BARR  (1262810) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7760 TL-B of No 35 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

RATTRAY, NORMAN MCINNES  (R/66437) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7760 TL-B of No 35 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

PETERS-SMITH, MURREY VERNON  (37207) RAF - age Unknown

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3653 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

LOW, DAVID SEPTIMUS STEWART  (82986) RAFVR - age 34

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3653 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

HODSON, NATHANIEL EDMUND  (403603) RNZAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3653 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

DRYSDALE, ADAM THOMAS  (1005491) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3653 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

MOSES, RAYMOND HILL  (1161688) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3653 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

PIERARD, ARTHUR WALTER  (403985) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1654 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

27-Jul

HUDSON, KENNETH  (1060815) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1654 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

27-Jul

LLOYD, RICHARD LESLIE  (1259951) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1654 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

27-Jul

LENICHEK, VICTOR RAYMOND  (R/70507) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1654 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

27-Jul

ROSS, JOHN  (R/85385) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1654 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

27-Jul

SHEPHERD, IAN JAMES  (404414) RNZAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1596 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

27-Jul

LEES, REGINALD SIDNEY  (404907) RNZAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1596 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

27-Jul

ROBERTSON, NORMAN BRUCE  (411101) RNZAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1596 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

27-Jul

WINSTANLEY, JAMES FRANCIS  (412373) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1596 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

27-Jul

BARR, PETER  (567143) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was serving with No 76 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

MOORE, ALFRED COGHLAN  (1384277) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was attached from No 92 Sqn and was flying Hurricane IIC, BP241 of No 80 Sqn, when he was wounded as a result of being shot down by Bf 109s on 24 Jul 1942, he baled out but died from his wounds three days later.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

27-Jul

McGREGOR, KEITH MALCOLM  (913353) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ590 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

RAYMOND, DONALD ERNEST  (932197) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ590 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

LYLE, ALEXANDER  (1067838) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ590 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

MILLER, DAVID JOHN  (1181079) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ590 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

JARVIS, JACK STEAD  (1389491) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ590 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

JONES, GWILYN MIERON  (1169135) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1142 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

27-Jul

BABER, WILLIAM HENRY  (109106) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1142 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

27-Jul

MANDER, WILLIAM ERIC  (R/56422) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1153 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea after suffering flak damage over the target and the coast during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Delfzijl General Cemetery.

27-Jul

PENSTONE, NORMAN ARTHUR  (1266840) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1153 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea after suffering flak damage over the target and the coast during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

27-Jul

BAKER, JOSEPH KENNETH  (R/69242) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1153 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea after suffering flak damage over the target and the coast during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

27-Jul

FULLER, WILLIAM ALFRED JOHN  (119188) RAFVR - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5748 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

ROBERTSON, FRANCIS HAROLD  (42264) RAF - age 27

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5748 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Smallingerland (Opeinde) Protestant Cemetery.

27-Jul

COOPER, JOSEPH JOHN  (778188) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5748 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Smallingerland (Opeinde) Protestant Cemetery.

27-Jul

DEMBREY, MAURICE JOHN  (1164033) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5748 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Smallingerland (Opeinde) Protestant Cemetery.

27-Jul

WHITTAKER, GEORGE  (48422) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ615 KO-G of No 115 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

27-Jul

DIXON-WRIGHT, FRANK WILLIAM  (32123) RAF - age 31

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ615 KO-G of No 115 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

STOCK, JOHN FREDERICK  (101082) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ615 KO-G of No 115 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

OLLAR, ALEXANDER JOHNSTON STEWART  (120067) RAFVR - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ615 KO-G of No 115 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

NEWBOUND, FRED  (1308926) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ615 KO-G of No 115 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

KOSTYSHYN, WILLIAM MARTIN  (R/75325) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ615 KO-G of No 115 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

SHOESMITH, KELVIN HEWER  (403655) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ630 KO-K of No 115 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea after suffering damage in a night fighter attack on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

27-Jul

SKELLEY, FRANK  (1071281) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ630 KO-K of No 115 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea after suffering damage in a night fighter attack on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

27-Jul

YATES, ERIC JOHN ROBERT  (403787) RNZAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1289 of No 142 Sqn, which was killed in the first attack by a night fighter, which was later shot down by the rear gunner.  He is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery.

27-Jul

FINDLAY, WILLIAM SCOTT  (J/15423) RCAF - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1319 QT-W of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

27-Jul

PENNEY, WILLIAM ALFRED  (R/65152) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1319 QT-W of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

27-Jul

CARREL, NOEL ERNEST ROBERTSON  (403941) RNZAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1376 QT-M of No 142 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

BUSH, ROBERT  (635036) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1376 QT-M of No 142 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

STRAFFEN, JAMES OCTON  (995426) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1376 QT-M of No 142 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

WALLITER, STANLEY WILLIAM  (1153790) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1376 QT-M of No 142 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

OERTEL, STANLEY JAMES  (1165262) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1376 QT-M of No 142 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

MILNES, PERCY  (1007366) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1461 QT-F of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

27-Jul

LOWTHER, IAN DAVID  (1113437) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1461 QT-F of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

27-Jul

COOPER, GEORGE LESLIE  (1285428) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1461 QT-F of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

27-Jul

LUCKMAN, BERNARD EDWIN BENTLEY  (1304714) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1461 QT-F of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

27-Jul

WEST, DONALD COBURN  (J/16716) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1461 QT-F of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

27-Jul

HARPER, WILLIAM LUSK  (1310507) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 142 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

SAVILLE, GEORGE ROBERT  (1251272) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1659 of No 156 Sqn, which was abandoned following a explosion in the port engine during a raid on Hamburg, but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

WHITE, FREDERICK SIDNEY  (124628) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1164 NP-B of No 158 Sqn, which broke up on ditching in the North Sea having sustained damage in a collision with a barrage balloon and an attack by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

WRIGHT, FRANCIS NOEL  (544832) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1164 NP-B of No 158 Sqn, which broke up on ditching in the North Sea having sustained damage in a collision with a barrage balloon and an attack by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

MOGG, DOUGLAS GEORGE  (1180593) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1164 NP-B of No 158 Sqn, which broke up on ditching in the North Sea having sustained damage in a collision with a barrage balloon and an attack by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

HOLMES, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1252631) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1164 NP-B of No 158 Sqn, which broke up on ditching in the North Sea having sustained damage in a collision with a barrage balloon and an attack by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

LISHMAN, WALTER ARTHUR  (1309741) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was serving with No 162 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Beirut War Cemetery.

27-Jul

GRIFFITHS, ERIC CECIL  (1431205) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving with No 209 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Mombasa (Mbaraki) Cemetery.

27-Jul

NEWICK, JOHN DUDLEY  (403366) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN539 of No 213 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s shortly after taking off on a scramble.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

27-Jul

McCANN, THOMAS ANDREW  (116980) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was attached from No 134 Sqn and was killed whilst flying Hurricane IIC, BP231 of No 213 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s shortly after taking off on a scramble.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

27-Jul

GRIFFITHS, RICHARD  (1006702) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was attached from No 134 Sqn and was killed whilst flying Hurricane, ? of No 213 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s shortly after taking off on a scramble.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

27-Jul

DECK, HAROLD FREDERICK  (104388) RAFVR - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL746 MQ-S of No 226 Sqn, which crashed near Langeoog on an intruder sortie to Jever.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

27-Jul

OXLEY, LESLIE EDWARD CALEB  (650947) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL746 MQ-S of No 226 Sqn, which crashed near Langeoog on an intruder sortie to Jever.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

27-Jul

DUCKWORTH, SIDNEY  (979532) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL746 MQ-S of No 226 Sqn, which crashed near Langeoog on an intruder sortie to Jever.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

27-Jul

SALMON, VICTOR NELSON  (J/16066) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL746 MQ-S of No 226 Sqn, which crashed near Langeoog on an intruder sortie to Jever.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

27-Jul

PENWARDEN, DOUGLAS CHARLES  (1162810) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X8021 of No 255 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

27-Jul

BOGUSZEWSKI Boleslaw (P.1853) PAF - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, Z1270 BH-T  of No 300 Sqn, which died of wounds sustained when the aircraft ditched off the Danish coast after being attacked by a night fighter on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

27-Jul

KONDERAK Izydor (P.782574) PAF - age 25

Sgt

He was died from wounds sustained whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1409 BH-A of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Jul

STREET, DOUGLAS ALFRED  (J/9585) RCAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1186 LQ-P of No 405 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Stein on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

27-Jul

MACAULAY, JOHN WALTER  (R/73010) RCAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1186 LQ-P of No 405 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Stein on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

27-Jul

CREEDE, JOSEPH DANIEL  (R/83409) RCAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1186 LQ-P of No 405 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Stein on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

27-Jul

WATSON, KENNETH STOREY  (574343) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1186 LQ-P of No 405 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Stein on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

LAING, NORMAN LESLIE  (J/15432) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1186 LQ-P of No 405 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Stein on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

SWANSBURG, ARTHUR DOUGLAS  (R/76207) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1186 LQ-P of No 405 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Stein on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

SLEZAK, HENRY MAXIMILIAN  (R/80198) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1186 LQ-P of No 405 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Stein on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

TITUS, GERALD ROBERT  (R/86352) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1186 LQ-P of No 405 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Stein on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

SMITH, WILLIAM  (1382139) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1230 LQ-L of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

KNOX, JOHN ALBERT  (575307) RAF - age 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1230 LQ-L of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

27-Jul

WOOD, CYRIL  (1058548) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1230 LQ-L of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

27-Jul

PRENTICE, ROBERT BRUCE  (R/105300) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1230 LQ-L of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

27-Jul

POTTER, JOHN VICTOR  (R/70841) RCAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1230 LQ-L of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

27-Jul

WITHERS, THOMAS AUSTIN  (R/79045) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1230 LQ-L of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

27-Jul

KELLY, LLOYD FRANKLIN  (R/73181) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden, ? of No 408 Sqn, which was killed when the aircraft was attacked by a fighter.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

27-Jul

TIMMIS, JOHN HAROLD (JACK)  (131807) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE202 PT-X of No 420 Sqn, which crashed near Tonning on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

27-Jul

ELLIOTT, JOHN RIDLEY  (954417) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE202 PT-X of No 420 Sqn, which crashed near Tonning on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

27-Jul

AXFORD, NORMAN FRANK  (1181575) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE202 PT-X of No 420 Sqn, which crashed near Tonning on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

27-Jul

TILLING, GEORGE EDWARD  (49679) RAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE267 PT-V of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

PRICE, JOHN JAMES  (R/67111) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE267 PT-V of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

JOHNSTONE, ANDREW TAYLOR  (R/72399) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE267 PT-V of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

LAW, HAROLD NAISMITH  (R/79640) RCAF - age 24

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE267 PT-V of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

FORSYTH, THOMAS JEFFERY  (401430) RAAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK805 of No 450 Sqn, which spun into the ground whilst in combat with Bf 109s on a bombing raid to Deir el Dhib area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

27-Jul

FERGUSON, KEITH MCDOWELL  (400974) RAAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1335 UV-C of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Wesermunde during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

GOWER, GARTH RICHARD  (402947) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1335 UV-C of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Wesermunde during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

KEYSER, VERNON FRANK  (406359) RAAF - age 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1335 UV-C of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Wesermunde during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

FOLEY, MAX JAMES  (408143) RAAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1335 UV-C of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Wesermunde during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

HORSFALL, WILLIAM EDWARD  (1166451) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1335 UV-C of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Wesermunde during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

THORNTON, GEORGE THOMAS  (994179) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, W4067 of No 1 PRU, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie to Bergen and Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

DELAMERE, ERIC ROBERT  (1233726) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, BG304 of No 36 SFTS, which collided with AS924 near  Penhold.  He is buried in Red Deer Cemetery.

27-Jul

HAWKINS, ARTHUR STUART  (118647) RAFVR - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II R9485 MP-H of No 76 Con Flt, which crash landed after being hit by flak during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

BARR, PETER  (567143) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II R9485 MP-H of No 76 Con Flt, which crash landed after being hit by flak during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

OSBORNE, DOUGLAS LESTER  (1289551) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II R9485 MP-H of No 76 Con Flt, which crash landed after being hit by flak during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

27-Jul

SAYCE, PATRICK CAMPBELL  (84331) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, W4067 of No 1 PRU (H' Flt PRU det), which failed to return from a photo recce sortie to Bergen and Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Jul

NIXON-STEVENSON, DENIS  (590181) RAF - age 29

WO

He had been serving at Takoradi at the time of his death, but circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained .  He is buried in Takoradi European Public Cemetery.

27-Jul

WHITEHEAD, EDWIN JAMES  (1620181) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died as the reult of an administration of the wrong anaesthetic at the Royal Cornwall Infirmary, Truro, prior to undergoing an operation on his wrist.  He is buried in Bembridge (Holy Trinity) Churchyard Extension.

27-Jul

BRADLEY, JOSHUA ARTHUR  (1633524) RAFVR - age 39

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Spilsby.  He is buried in Smethwick (Uplands) Cemetery.

27-Jul

WARTH, PHYLLIS EMMA  (2069229) WAAF - age 19

ACW2

She was serving in the UK and was on leave when her house (in a village near Plymouth) was hit by an enemy bomb, she died from her injuries whilst being transferred between hospitals in an ambulance.  She is buried in Stokenham (St Michael) Churchyard.

27-Jul

SCALES, CECIL  (1619153) RAFVR - age 20

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 Spilsby.  He is buried in Welwyn Garden City (Hatfield Hyde) Burial Ground.

28-Jul

HAWES, BRIAN ERNEST  (119557) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG478 of No 2 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Penzance in Cornwall.  He is buried in Chigwell (St Mary the Less) Churchyard.

28-Jul

KEMBER, PETER BRIAN  (1314908) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BG748 of No 30 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after hitting a mast during a dummy attack.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

28-Jul

EASTON, KEITH HENRY IVESON  (412664) RNZAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HL655 of No 32 Sqn, which crashed into the sea near Shoreham having entered a spin whilst turning too tightly during an air firing practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

28-Jul

MITCHELL, WALTER HERBERT  (569064) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX370 'Y' of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to attack LG20.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28-Jul

TIPPER, CECIL EDGAR  (1165440) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX370 'Y' of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to attack LG20.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28-Jul

DUFF, GEORGE MCKENZIE  (1359970) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX370 'Y' of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to attack LG20.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28-Jul

LOWE, RUPERT HAROLD  (1375956) RAFVR - age 35

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX370 'Y' of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to attack LG20.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28-Jul

THOMPSON, JOSEPH JAMES  (R/64462) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX370 'Y' of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to attack LG20.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28-Jul

GRAHAM, HAROLD GORDON  (R/85743) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX370 'Y' of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to attack LG20.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28-Jul

EASTWOOD, CLARENCE ALFRED  (R/83563) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was  flying in Whitley V, Z9164 of No 51 Sqn, and was killed by enemy fire during a raid, although the pilot managed to get the aircraft back.  He is buried in St Columb Major Cemetery.

28-Jul

SUTHERLAND, ERIC PHIPPEN  (R/71534) RCAF - age 21

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, AW196 of No 86 Sqn, which was shot down and ditched whilst attacking a convoy off Southern Greece.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

28-Jul

MATTHEWS, THOMAS KIRKHAM  (109130) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL690 of No 88 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an intruder sortie to Schipol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Jul

ROGERS, DOUGLAS  (118628) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL690 of No 88 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an intruder sortie to Schipol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Jul

DEAN, EDWARD HODGSON  (1058480) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL690 of No 88 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an intruder sortie to Schipol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Jul

GANES, JOSEPH WAYNE  (R/98016) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL690 of No 88 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an intruder sortie to Schipol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Jul

STUBBINGS, ROBERT JAMES  (412364) RNZAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3668 of No 101 Sqn, which collided with a Stirling of No 101 Con Flt as they took off on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

28-Jul

WEBSTER, ERIC  (1117211) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3668 of No 101 Sqn, which collided with a Stirling of No 101 Con Flt as they took off on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

28-Jul

COMBER, NORMAN SETON  (1254810) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3668 of No 101 Sqn, which collided with a Stirling of No 101 Con Flt as they took off on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

28-Jul

BRIDGE, ERNEST  (1066008) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3668 of No 101 Sqn, which collided with a Stirling of No 101 Con Flt as they took off on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery.

28-Jul

TEALL, PETER GRANVILLE  (1191729) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3668 of No 101 Sqn, which collided with a Stirling of No 101 Con Flt as they took off on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sutton Coldfield Cemetery.

28-Jul

STOREY, LEONARD JOSEPH  (617879) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1218 of No 103 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Coldharbour Farm near Ludborough during a training flight.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

28-Jul

RYDER, STANLEY NORMAN  (537165) RAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1218 of No 103 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Coldharbour Farm near Ludborough during a training flight.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

28-Jul

COCHRANE, DOUGLAS CHARLES  (1330228) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1218 of No 103 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Coldharbour Farm near Ludborough during a training flight.  He is buried in Long Ditton (St Mary) Churchyard.

28-Jul

BIRMINGHAM, WILLIAM JOHN  (406500) RAAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1218 of No 103 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Coldharbour Farm near Ludborough during a training flight.  He is buried in Manby (St Mary) Churchyard.

28-Jul

STOCKFORD, STEWART WILLIAM  (1314060) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1218 of No 103 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Coldharbour Farm near Ludborough during a training flight.  He is buried in Manby (St Mary) Churchyard.

28-Jul

PEARSON, ALEXANDER FRANCIS  (R/54196) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1218 of No 103 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Coldharbour Farm near Ludborough during a training flight.  He is buried in Manby (St Mary) Churchyard.

28-Jul

HARTNETT, FRANCIS LEON JOSEPH  (R/64799) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1218 of No 103 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Coldharbour Farm near Ludborough during a training flight.  He is buried in Manby (St Mary) Churchyard.

28-Jul

HURLEY, FRANK ARTHUR  (47905) RAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DK295 GB-P of No 105 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Jul

WEEKES, FRANK WATSON  (402176) RAAF - age 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DK295 GB-P of No 105 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Jul

SCHOFIELD, SIDDLE HENRY  (404950) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL765 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on an intruder sortie to Bergen airfield in Holland.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

28-Jul

PERCIVAL, JOSEPH ERIC  (1016944) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL765 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on an intruder sortie to Bergen airfield in Holland.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

28-Jul

RUSSELL, RICHARD ANDERSON  (R/100818) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL765 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on an intruder sortie to Bergen airfield in Holland.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

28-Jul

COLLINS, JOHN ROBERT  (R/91184) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL765 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on an intruder sortie to Bergen airfield in Holland.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

28-Jul

BOWMAN, HENRY CYRIL FRANCIS  (111776) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL596 of No 129 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s off Le Havre.  He is buried in Burwash (St Joseph) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

28-Jul

DE HAVEN, BEN PERRY  (116467) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was serving in the 133 at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Sittingbourne.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

28-Jul

WALKER, PHILIP  (120670) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3710 GT-W of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Jul

WOODLAND, BRIAN THOMAS JAMES  (1189933) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3710 GT-W of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Jul

YATES, KENNETH JOHN  (1209309) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3710 GT-W of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Jul

BORSBERRY, ERNEST RICHARD  (1256937) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3710 GT-W of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Jul

PARROTT, JOHN GEORGE JAMES  (1340641) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3710 GT-W of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Jul

UNDERWOOD, CHARLES RICHARD HAMILTON  (49700) RAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland, AH413 'D' of No 203 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie, probably shot down by an enemy fighter.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28-Jul

HARVEY, LYNN  (101473) RAFVR - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland, AH413 'D' of No 203 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie, probably shot down by an enemy fighter.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28-Jul

McINTOSH, JAMES MCLENNAN  (989697) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland, AH413 'D' of No 203 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie, probably shot down by an enemy fighter.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28-Jul

JEWELL, GEORGE WILLIAM  (R/77406) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Maryland, AH413 'D' of No 203 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie, probably shot down by an enemy fighter.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28-Jul

IRELAND, WILLIAM ARTHUR LESLIE  (127167) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM805 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Jul

JENKINS, CHARLES PETER  (403209) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM805 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Jul

NORTH, RONALD  (1207536) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM805 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Jul

EDGAR, ROBERT JOHN  (R/75858) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM805 of No 206 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Jul

CLARK, KENNETH  (403797) RAAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IA, Z2328 of No 208 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during a tactical reconnaissance mission.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28-Jul

McKIE, GEORGE ALAN  (1080556) RAFVR - age 31

Cpl

He was serving with No 227 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh Cemetery.

28-Jul

GODFREY, RONALD PALMER  (400706) RAAF - age 28

Plt Off

He was serving with No 459 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28-Jul

BRECKNELL, LEONARD HAROLD  (848393) AuxAF - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 913 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery.

28-Jul

EASEY, CLIFFORD GEORGE KENDALL  (935489) RAFVR - age 26

Cpl

He was serving with No 913 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Stoke (St Michael) Churchyard.

28-Jul

RABONE, RALPH  (623304) RAF - age 22

LAC

He was serving with No 973 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

28-Jul

SHEARN, JACK HERBERT  (1315735) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3311 of No 2 AGS, which spun into the Moray Firth off Burghead, Morayshire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Jul

LLOYD, ALAN CECIL COLIN  (577935) RAF - age 19

AC2

He was serving with No 108 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

28-Jul

ALTON, EDWARD CLAUDE  (1444915) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, N4647 of No 14 (P) AFU, which crashed on the approach to Ossington.  He is buried in Ollerton Cemetery.

28-Jul

BROWN, JAMES ALEXANDER  (J/9127) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, N4647 of No 14 (P) AFU, which crashed on the approach to Ossington.  He is buried in Ollerton Cemetery.

28-Jul

WOOTTON, RONALD CHARLES  (1385724) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, N4647 of No 14 (P) AFU, which crashed on the approach to Ossington.  He is buried in Paignton Cemetery.

28-Jul

FRICKER, ALBERT E  (1124692) RAFVR - age 33

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, N4647 of No 14 (P) AFU, which crashed on the approach to Ossington.  He is buried in Penarth (St Augustine of Hippo) Churchyard.

28-Jul

HUBBARD, DONALD FRANK  (1197623) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, EP189 of No 1435 Flt, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Luqa after being damaged in combat off Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

28-Jul

WATSON, JOHN GEORGE  (1101058) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7894 'U2' of No 16 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Jul

HINKS, CECIL CHARLES DAVID  (R/59536) RCAF - age 26

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7894 'U2' of No 16 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Jul

ANDREW, PRENTIS BLAIR  (R/72663) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7894 'U2' of No 16 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Jul

FAHEY, ROBERT EDWARD  (R/85957) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7894 'U2' of No 16 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Jul

STAGEMAN, RICHARD ELMER  (R/98121) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7894 'U2' of No 16 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register.

28-Jul

LITZOW, ARTHUR FERDINAND  (121572) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1450 'Y1' of No 16 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

28-Jul

CRAY, TREVOR HAUGHTON  (411066) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1450 'Y1' of No 16 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

28-Jul

ATCHISON, WILLIAM JOHN  (1028991) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1450 'Y1' of No 16 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

28-Jul

CHAPMAN, GEOFFREY THOMAS  (129144) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Gladiator II, K7985 of No 2 AACU, which collided with L8030 of the same unit over Culver, Isle of Wight.  He is buried in Fleetwood Borough Cemetery.

28-Jul

FLOOD, RONALD ARTHUR  (108532) RAFVR - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Gladiator II, L8030 of No 2 AACU, which collided with K7985 of the same unit over Culver, Isle of Wight.  He is buried in Plumstead Cemetery.

28-Jul

STRYJECKI Stanislaw Olgierd (P.783584) PAF - age 28

Sgt

e was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3311 of No 2 AGS, which spun into the Moray Firth off Burghead, Morayshire.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

28-Jul

KENT, HENRY CHARLES  (1335231) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tutor I, K8170 of No 2 FIS, which flew into the ground at Drum Farm near Nairn.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium.

28-Jul

GAMMON, REX THOMAS  (R/90157) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3201   'O Bar' of No 22 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

28-Jul

NOEL, PATRICK CLUNIEY  (R/833366) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3201   'O Bar' of No 22 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register.

28-Jul

WAGNER, ELMER LEROY  (R/101328) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9696 'Z' of No 22 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

28-Jul

AYERS, RICHARD BUTCHER  (R/79088) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9696 'Z' of No 22 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

28-Jul

EVANS, JAMES SPENCER  (R/83398) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9696 'Z' of No 22 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

28-Jul

WHITE, ERNEST GRIFFITH  (R/85938) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9696 'Z' of No 22 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

28-Jul

JOHNSON, FRANK EDWARD  (R/95038) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9696 'Z' of No 22 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

28-Jul

JACKSON, SELWYN  (535121) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and 'died from inhibition following a severe attack of coughing and retching' in his billet in South Shields.  He is buried in Crook and Willington (Willington) Cemetery.

28-Jul

BARKER, GEORGE  (842252) AuxAF - age 46

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 Croydon.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

28-Jul

BUNTING, AUDREY MABEL  (2033265) WAAF - age 18

ACW2

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 Ilford.  She is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent.

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