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Casualties - 30 - 31 July 1942


30-Jul

CURRAN, ROBERT HUGH  (113935) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5728 VN-L of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Braine-le-Comte Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

WYLES, ALLAN  (401264) RAAF - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5728 VN-L of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Braine-le-Comte Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

STALLARD, CYRIL JOHN  (403451) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5728 VN-L of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Braine-le-Comte Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

KENNEDY, CAMERON DUFF  (404406) RAAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5728 VN-L of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Braine-le-Comte Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

WARE, DOUGLAS JOHN  (1123342) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5728 VN-L of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Braine-le-Comte Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

BOWES, CYRIL ALFRED  (1290940) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5728 VN-L of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Braine-le-Comte Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

FOSTER, LESLIE  (J/16685) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5728 VN-L of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Braine-le-Comte Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

STEWART, JACK GRAHAM  (405337) RNZAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5737 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Vrizy Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

PARSONS, ROBERT ALBERT  (962821) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5737 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Vrizy Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

SULLIVAN, JOHN ELPHEGE  (983200) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5737 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Vrizy Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

RICE, JOSEPH ALBERT  (1305069) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5737 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Vrizy Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

MILLAR, LEONARD GEORGE  (1380205) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5737 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Vrizy Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

McQUAID, WILLIAM VINCENT  (R/67249) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5737 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Vrizy Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

BEASLEY, JOHN EDGAR ST VALENTINE L.  (1312804) RAFVR - age 20

Sergeant

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB461 of No 66 Sqn, which crashed into the sea during a convoy patrol.  He is buried in Leckhampton (St Peter) Churchyard.

30-Jul

BOCKING, STANLEY  (R/71058) RCAF - age 22

WO II

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HL779 of No 87 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Charmy Down.  He is buried in Colerne (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

30-Jul

STONE, RONALD FRANCIS  (405338) RNZAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9442 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Corbais Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

BARRETT, MAURICE ALFRED  (568443) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9442 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Corbais Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

KIRKWOOD, JAMES  (969453) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9442 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Corbais Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

WILLIAMS, ERIC HUMPHREY  (1168354) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9442 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Corbais Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

TWINING, VICTOR HENRY  (1210421) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9442 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Corbais Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

CARROLL, BERNARD  (R/77956) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9442 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Corbais Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

McPHERSON, ALFRED MONTGOMERY  (411917) RNZAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM242 of No 122 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s on a Ramrod to St Omer.  He is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

30-Jul

SKJESETH, TORE (Nor745)  - age

 

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM244 of No 122 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s on a Ramrod to St Omer.   .

30-Jul

DURKIN, JACK GARFIELD  (J/15103) RCAF - age 38

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM352 of No 122 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s on a Ramrod to St Omer.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Jul

DAVIES, WILLIAM TWISTON DFC (42204) RAF - age 23

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9230 NF-N of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the drop zone having been lured into a trap by the Gestapo.  He is buried in Holten General Cemetery.

30-Jul

FRANKLIN, LEONARD SIDNEY  (744909) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9230 NF-N of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the drop zone having been lured into a trap by the Gestapo.  He is buried in Holten General Cemetery.

30-Jul

KERRY, EDWARD HENRY  (927015) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9230 NF-N of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the drop zone having been lured into a trap by the Gestapo.  He is buried in Holten General Cemetery.

30-Jul

WRIGHT, PHILIP THOMAS  (960409) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9230 NF-N of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the drop zone having been lured into a trap by the Gestapo.  He is buried in Holten General Cemetery.

30-Jul

GRAY, TREVOR MORGAN  (970472) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9230 NF-N of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the drop zone having been lured into a trap by the Gestapo.  He is buried in Holten General Cemetery.

30-Jul

WOOD, GEOFFREY BARRINGTON  (1215744) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9230 NF-N of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the drop zone having been lured into a trap by the Gestapo.  He is buried in Holten General Cemetery.

30-Jul

STATON, DERRICK FRANK  (1378512) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9230 NF-N of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the drop zone having been lured into a trap by the Gestapo.  He is buried in Holten General Cemetery.

30-Jul

STAINFORTH, RICHARD FRANCES  (1266055) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1316 QT-H of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the drop zone having been lured into a trap by the Gestapo.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

30-Jul

OATES, HAROLD ALFRED  (1315757) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1316 QT-H of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the drop zone having been lured into a trap by the Gestapo.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

30-Jul

BEDFORD, RONALD ERNEST EDWARD  (1331222) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1316 QT-H of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the drop zone having been lured into a trap by the Gestapo.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

30-Jul

FOSTER, RICHARD HENRY  (1332676) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1316 QT-H of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the drop zone having been lured into a trap by the Gestapo.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

30-Jul

McLENNAN, KENNETH  (1368804) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1316 QT-H of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the drop zone having been lured into a trap by the Gestapo.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

30-Jul

HOOPER, GEORGE CAMPS  (J/16717) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1316 QT-H of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the drop zone having been lured into a trap by the Gestapo.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

30-Jul

CHANDLER, JOHN HENRY  (1384677) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, ES991 'V' of No 148 Sqn, which crashed into the Little Bitter Lake on a raid to Tobruk.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

30-Jul

HULSE, THOMAS MICKLE FRASER  (46896) RAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF320 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

30-Jul

BUCKTON, ERIC JOHN  (534220) RAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF320 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

30-Jul

KENDALL, RICHARD BIGLAND  (1060925) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF320 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

30-Jul

MARTINS, GORDON  (1269417) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF320 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

30-Jul

CAPHAM, RONALD GEORGE PETER  (1377727) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF320 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

30-Jul

SPRATT, CECIL ROBERT  (R/59112) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF320 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

30-Jul

PICKERING, WILLIAM VINCENT  (R/66308) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF320 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

30-Jul

SUTHERLAND, GEORGE KEITH  (R/81424) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF320 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

30-Jul

NEATE, FREDERICK GEORGE  (113760) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9161 OJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down over France by a night fighter on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

30-Jul

SAMPSON, HENRY WOOLLS  (412593) RNZAF - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9161 OJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down over France by a night fighter on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

30-Jul

ALLSOPP, ARTHUR  (1068457) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9161 OJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down over France by a night fighter on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

30-Jul

GRAHAM, RICHARD ROBERT  (J/8607) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9161 OJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down over France by a night fighter on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

30-Jul

AVEDISIAN, JAMES THEODORE  (R/66434) RCAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9161 OJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down over France by a night fighter on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

30-Jul

LE BLANC, ERNEST JOSPPH  (R/77455) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9161 OJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down over France by a night fighter on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

30-Jul

YORK, DESMOND ALBERT  (1326506) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ881 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed near Calais on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

30-Jul

COHEN, LIONEL REES  (39497) RAF - age 29

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ881 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed near Calais on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

IVORY, HERBERT JOHN  (112553) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ881 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed near Calais on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

WHITTAKER, JOSEPH FRANK  (1202337) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ881 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed near Calais on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

JAMES, ALFRED  (1260203) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ881 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed near Calais on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

BUSHELL, SYDNEY CHARLES  (101006) RAFVR - age 20

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD380 of No 152 Sqn, which failed to return from a night flying exercise of Rathin Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Jul

HURT, CHARLES EDWARD (TED)  (48425) RAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM194 of No 154 Sqn, which failed  to return from a Ramrod to St Omer.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

30-Jul

DAWSON, IAN MACLAREN  (778410) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM374 of No 154 Sqn, which failed  to return from a Ramrod to St Omer.  He is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

30-Jul

HANAGAN, ROBERT ALEXANDER  (106368) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HL544 of No 175 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a Rodeo in the Ile de Batz area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Jul

KAYE, BARRY  (1214853) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL312 of No 222 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a Rodeo in the Ile de Batz area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Jul

WELSH, BENJAMIN HALL  (907101) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was serving with No 267 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

30-Jul

Debac, A G Y ()  - age

Adj

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM584 of No 340 Sqn, which failed  to return from a Ramrod to St Omer.   .

30-Jul

COFFEY, BRIAN EDWARD  (1312599) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3712 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

MACAULAY, DONALD ARCHIE  (R/71574) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3712 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

MOORE, NOEL MCHENRY  (R/74456) RCAF - age 33

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3712 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

ARONSON, KENNETH JOHANNES  (R/85348) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3712 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

30-Jul

JOHNS, RUSSELL ARCHIE  (402710) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was flying in Wellington IV, Z1343 of No 460 Sqn, and was killed by cannon fire when a Bf 110 attacked his aircraft, which returned to base safely.  He is buried in Aylesham Cemetery.

30-Jul

BROWN, ROBERT AUGUSTUS  (816108) AuxAF - age 32

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9192 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed whilst landing at St Eval.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery.

30-Jul

MEWHA, WILLIAM GEORGE  (816190) AuxAF - age Unknown

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9192 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed whilst landing at St Eval.  He is buried in Carnmoney Cemetery.

30-Jul

POWELL, WILLIAM ELWYN  (922754) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9192 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed whilst landing at St Eval.  He is buried in Neath (Llantwit) Cemetery.

30-Jul

GETHINGS, GEOFFREY RONALD  (120940) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9192 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed whilst landing at St Eval.  He is buried in St Columb Major Cemetery.

30-Jul

DOUGLAS, GEORGE ROBERTSON  (568410) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9192 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed whilst landing at St Eval.  He is buried in St Columb Major Cemetery.

30-Jul

BARRETT, EDWARD  (816224) AuxAF - age 28

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9192 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed whilst landing at St Eval.  He is buried in St Columb Major Cemetery.

30-Jul

SMITH, FREDERICK NEWMAN  (R/73224) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9192 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed whilst landing at St Eval.  He is buried in St Columb Major Cemetery.

30-Jul

ENDICOTT, LEONARD JOHN  (115749) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9192 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed whilst landing at St Eval.  He is buried in St Mawgan Burial Ground.

30-Jul

NICHOLLS, HAROLD HERBERT  (1212095) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9192 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed whilst landing at St Eval.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery.

30-Jul

LEE, DONALD  (1068365) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VI, BR243 of No 616 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Biggin Hill on its return from a Ramrod to St Omer.  He was cremated at  Harrogate Crematorium.

30-Jul

NUNN, GEORGE LEWIS  (1058725) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was serving with No 787 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Mirfield (St Mary) Churchyard.

30-Jul

CROMPTON, GEORGE WILLIAM SERGIO  (404207) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX580 of No 1 OADU, which severely wounded when the aircraft was attacked by enemy fighters during a ferry flight to Gibraltar, he refused to leave his turret and was lost when the aircraft ditched and the crew were unable to free him.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Jul

TULLY, JOHN LEAHY  (404189) RAAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, AA800 of No 1 PRU, which failed to return from a sortie to Bergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Jul

JONES, HAYDN MORTIMER  (42233) RAF - age 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, AB301 of No 1 PRU, which failed to return from a sortie to Hamburg, Lubeck, Delmenhorst, Wilhelmshaven and Vegesack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Jul

WOOD, COLIN LETHBRIDGE  (412780) RNZAF - age 24

Sgt

He was serving with No 1435 Flt at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

30-Jul

PEARSON, JOHN LEONARD WALTER  (1532969) RAFVR - age 26

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, 5096 of No 19 EFTS, which struck the ground near Rivers, Manitoba whilst flying at low level.  He is buried in Rivers Cemetery.

30-Jul

SOUTHERN, RONALD SOPPITT  (1146795) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Magister I, V1022 of No 2 FIS, which flew into ground Kilnhill Farm, Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (All Saints) Cemetery.

30-Jul

BRETT, EDWARD SAMUEL JOHN  (551898) RAF - age 21

Cpl

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

30-Jul

DINES, LESLIE ALBERT EDWARD  (1263050) RAFVR - age 28

LAC

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

30-Jul

COVERDALE, ERNEST LESLIE  (1006374) RAFVR - age 22

Cpl

He was serving with No 51 R & RP at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

30-Jul

EDWARDS, FRANK RONALD  (1123067) RAFVR - age 28

AC1

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

30-Jul

MORRIS, RALPH CECIL  (530795) RAF - age 30

Cpl

 

30-Jul

MERMELSTEIN, MARCEL  (775079) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

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

30-Jul

JEFFERY, VICTOR JAMES  (1256030) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

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

30-Jul

WILLIAMS, CHARLES  (1442707) RAFVR - age 22

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 Birmingham.  He is buried in Broughton (St Paul) Churchyard.

30-Jul

HALL, ALEXANDER SHEARER  (126796) RAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIB, FE305 of No 41 SFTS, which crashed near Weyburn, Saskstchewan during a night flying test.  He is buried in Weyburn (Hillcrest) Cemetery.

30-Jul

BOWDEN, BERNARD THOMAS  (1227194) RAFVR - age 33

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIB, FE305 of No 41 SFTS, which crashed near Weyburn, Saskstchewan during a night flying test.  He is buried in Weyburn (Hillcrest) Cemetery.

31-Jul

YOUNG, NORMAN DUDLEY  (116163) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AA732 of No 121 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s on Circus 201.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

KING, COBURN CLARK  (100521) RAFVR - age 31

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL938 of No 133 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s on Circus 201.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

HARP, CARTER WOODRUFF  (J/15389) RCAF - age 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL982 of No 133 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s on Circus 201.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

31-Jul

EICHAR, GRANT EUGENE  (J/15650) RCAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM646 of No 133 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s on Circus 201.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

HOLTON, RONALD GEORGE LAWRY  (401588) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX527 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

31-Jul

BOHL, WILLIAM DENNIS  (404679) RAAF - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX527 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

31-Jul

VERNON, ROY  (641582) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX527 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

31-Jul

SOUTHGATE, JOHN WILLIAM  (1500043) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX527 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

31-Jul

VAUPEL, RAYMOND ERNEST  (J/7436) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX527 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

31-Jul

WAKEFIELD, WALTER HARRY  (43126) RAF - age 31

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4025 of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire whilst on a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

TRAILL, JAMES ROBERT  (64942) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4025 of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire whilst on a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

ALLEN, JOHN  (109109) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4025 of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire whilst on a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

FORT, CLIFFORD GURNEY  (407101) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4025 of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire whilst on a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

LEWIS, VIVIAN  (407104) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4025 of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire whilst on a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

BLUCK, WILLIAM  (568792) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4025 of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire whilst on a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

COLLINS, JAMES ANDREW  (626612) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4025 of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire whilst on a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

GOODINGS, JOHN ROBERT  (901208) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4025 of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire whilst on a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

TOMLEY, MAURICE JOHN  (924204) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4025 of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire whilst on a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

SCRACE, HARRY  (1245077) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4025 of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire whilst on a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

WILLIAMS, NORMAN  (1294368) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4025 of No 201 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire whilst on a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

HALL, IVOR THOMAS HUGH  (1410513) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He was serving with No 221 Sqn and possibly died from injuries sustained in an air raid on Shandur on 27 Jul 1942.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

31-Jul

ANDREWS, SIDNEY CHARLES  (1528784) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was serving with No 272 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Netherhampton (St Katherine) Churchyard.

31-Jul

Tanburg, O ()  - age

 

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR379 of No 332 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s on Circus 201.   .

31-Jul

Nygaard, S ()  - age

 

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL386 of No 332 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s on Circus 201.   .

31-Jul

BLOOMFIELD, MANDEL  (R/61005) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD762 of No 415 Sqn, which overshot a night landing at Donna Nook.  He is buried in Grimsby Hebrew Congregation Cemetery.

31-Jul

McCOMB, BUD DOUGLAS ROY  (R/60452) RCAF - age 21

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD762 of No 415 Sqn, which overshot a night landing at Donna Nook.  He is buried in North Cotes (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

31-Jul

ENNIS, ROY MILTON  (R/68044) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD762 of No 415 Sqn, which overshot a night landing at Donna Nook.  He is buried in North Cotes (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

31-Jul

LABELLE, JOHN HENRY  (R/74876) RCAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD762 of No 415 Sqn, which overshot a night landing at Donna Nook.  He is buried in North Cotes (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

31-Jul

PATTERSON, ROBERT SAMUEL  (J/8402) RCAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8326 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Leeuwarden.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

31-Jul

ABEY, MITCHELL GEORGE  (J/9511) RCAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8326 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Leeuwarden.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

31-Jul

O'BRIEN, CLARENCE OSWALD  (R/54319) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8326 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Leeuwarden.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

31-Jul

RIXON, BERNARD FREDERICK CHARLES  (1270644) RAFVR - age 37

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH375 of No 500 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Uisinis on the Isle of Lewis.  He is buried in Hoddesdon Cemetery.

31-Jul

RIGBY, JOHN DEREK BREARLEY  (68415) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH375 of No 500 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Uisinis on the Isle of Lewis.  He is buried in Sandwick Cemetery, Ross and Cromarty.

31-Jul

HANCOCK, FRANK RICHARD  (113269) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH375 of No 500 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Uisinis on the Isle of Lewis.  He is buried in Sandwick Cemetery, Ross and Cromarty.

31-Jul

PULLINGER, WILLIAM TODD  (1476335) RAFVR - age 37

AC2

He was serving with No 615 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery.

31-Jul

BINGHAM, CLIVE THOMAS  (4559) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3994 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol along the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

MULLINS, JOHN RUSSELL  (4701) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3994 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol along the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

FEALY, HERBERT HENRY  (11069) RAAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3994 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol along the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

WHITE, GARNET WILLIAM  (13891) RAAF - age 21

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3994 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol along the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

CUDDIHY, NEVIL THOMAS  (14521) RAAF - age 22

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3994 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol along the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

JOHNSON, CHARLES LESLIE KENNETH  (34754) RAAF - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3994 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol along the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

MARTIN, ERIC BRUCE  (280651) RAAF - age 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3994 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol along the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

BARTRAM, CHRISTOPHER EDWARD THOMAS  (401759) RAAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3994 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol along the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

FRITH, ERNEST FRANCIS HAMILTON  (403653) RAAF - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3994 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol along the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

O'DWYER, ARTHUR FRANCIS  (405185) RAAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3994 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol along the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

BELL, DAVID  (406430) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3994 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol along the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

MEAKER, ARTHUR REGINALD  (416275) RAAF - age 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3994 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol along the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Jul

HEYGATE, NICHOLAS BASIL  (778608) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving with No 22 SFTS at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery.

31-Jul

WALKER, ERIC  (42285) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1526 of No 27 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

31-Jul

COURT, ALEXANDER WILLIAM  (77928) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1526 of No 27 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

31-Jul

JUDD, NORMAN KEITH  (403179) RAAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1526 of No 27 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

31-Jul

PATTERSON, ANDREW STEEL  (581409) RAF - age 21

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1526 of No 27 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

31-Jul

STONE, JOHN KNIGHT  (966478) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1526 of No 27 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

31-Jul

NEVILL, LESLIE DAVID  (1323148) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

He was serving with No 39 MCU, Torquay at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Charlton Cemetery, Greenwich.

31-Jul

GRAY, GORDON  (1361191) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Crane, 7719 of No 4 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Warman, Saskatchewan.  He is buried in Saskatoon (Woodlawn) Cemetery.

31-Jul

MOHAMED MURAD  (6573) Iraq Levies - age Unknown

Pvt

He was a member of the Iraq Levies but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial.

31-Jul

TURNER, JACK  (1064163) RAFVR - age 27

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 Barnet.  He is buried in Barnsley (Ardsley) Cemetery.

31-Jul

TYLER, ALFRED ERNEST  (924753) 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 Stoke-on-Trent (Burslem) Cemetery.

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