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Casualties - 3 - 5 July 1942


03-Jul

MARTIN, JOSEPH JOHN FRANCIS  (751921) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1056 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

03-Jul

LAWER, ERNEST JOSEPH  (404344) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1056 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Jul

JONES, DAVID MORRIS  (549292) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1056 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Jul

GILL, HAROLD JOHN  (652637) RAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1056 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Jul

GEORGE, HENRY ARTHUR  (1317130) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1056 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Jul

WILLIAMS, OWEN LLEWELLYN  (1379186) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1056 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Jul

MARTIN, ROBERT TOM CHARLES  (1381993) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1056 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Jul

BUTLER-WILLIAMS, GEOFFREY HUGH  (402848) RNZAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8579 of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Laren (Barchem) General Cemetery.

03-Jul

DUNN, IAN CLARKE  (404927) RAAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8579 of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Laren (Barchem) General Cemetery.

03-Jul

EVANS, DAVID  (1313522) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8579 of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Laren (Barchem) General Cemetery.

03-Jul

MORTON, ROBIN WILLIAM  (411725) RNZAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7372 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder operation to St Truiden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Jul

ROSS, THOMAS STANLEY  (1021381) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7372 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder operation to St Truiden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Jul

FURNESS, WILLIAM EDWARD  (1379922) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7372 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder operation to St Truiden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Jul

THORNE, SYDNEY JAMES  (106854) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8990 of No 37 Sqn, which he abandoned after the starboard propeller fell off having been damaged by the bomb blast during an attack on MT but his parachute either failed or was not clipped on correctly.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

03-Jul

MARTIN, BURNETT HAMILTON  (R/80218) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8990 of No 37 Sqn, which he abandoned after the starboard propeller fell off having been damaged by the bomb blast during an attack on MT but his parachute either failed or was not clipped on correctly.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

03-Jul

HILL, GEOFFREY  (1193585) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN546 of No 73 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an interception in the El Alamein area.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

03-Jul

LITTLE, ARCHIE THOMAS  (402821) RAAF - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV611 of No 103 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

03-Jul

EDWARDS, JOHN WILLIAM  (1052838) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV611 of No 103 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

03-Jul

ELLIOTT, THOMAS ALFRED  (1325341) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV611 of No 103 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

03-Jul

CHICOINE, JOSEPH VINCENT  (R/56204) RCAF - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV611 of No 103 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

03-Jul

SPOONER, DOUGLAS WILBERFORCE  (404553) RAAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1617 PM-T of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

03-Jul

WEBB, CULTRA VALLANCE  (920594) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1617 PM-T of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

03-Jul

SPAFFORD, ALVIN LESLIE  (R/59327) RCAF - age 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1617 PM-T of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

03-Jul

SULLIVAN, PETER RICHARD VINCENT  (403385) RAAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD605 ZP-C of No 109 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a special duties sortie.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

03-Jul

ALLISON, WILLIAM ROYDEN  (550785) RAF - age 23

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD605 ZP-C of No 109 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a special duties sortie.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

03-Jul

ADAMSON, WILLIAM  (645659) RAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD605 ZP-C of No 109 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a special duties sortie.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

03-Jul

LIVERSUCH, RAYMOND JOHN  (1257329) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD605 ZP-C of No 109 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a special duties sortie.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

03-Jul

EYERS, JOHN ALFRED  (1323684) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD605 ZP-C of No 109 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a special duties sortie.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

03-Jul

TEMLETT, CYRIL BERNARD DFC (33530) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BM981 of No 213 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an interception in the El Alamein area.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

03-Jul

RITCHIE, JOHN DAVID  (R/78215) RCAF - age 24

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BN537 of No 213 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an interception in the El Alamein area.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

03-Jul

BOLTON, GORDON STUART  (403502) RNZAF - age 25

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BN597 of No 213 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an interception in the El Alamein area.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

03-Jul

KNOCKER, KENNETH DUKE  (28043) RAF - age 35

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF313 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Westernieland General Cemetery, de Marne.

03-Jul

UNDERWOOD, JOHN WILLIAM CADDICK  (546445) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF313 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Westernieland General Cemetery, de Marne.

03-Jul

RITCHIE, ROBERT HENDRY  (817140) AuxAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF313 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Westernieland General Cemetery, de Marne.

03-Jul

FAIRHURST, RICHARD  (1057396) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF313 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Westernieland General Cemetery, de Marne.

03-Jul

INMAN, PETER FREDERICK  (1108515) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF313 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Westernieland General Cemetery, de Marne.

03-Jul

PALMER, TRISTRAM EDWARD LEONARD  (1212564) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF313 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Westernieland General Cemetery, de Marne.

03-Jul

MALOFIE, DANIEL  (J/8596) RCAF - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF313 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Westernieland General Cemetery, de Marne.

03-Jul

WILSON, ERNEST GEORGE  (R/76046) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF313 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Westernieland General Cemetery, de Marne.

03-Jul

WEAVER, FRANK STUART  (404713) RNZAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9893 of No 217 Sqn, which was shot by flak whilst attacking an Axis convoy off the Greek coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Jul

DAVIS, DENNIS MELVILLE  (923060) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9893 of No 217 Sqn, which was shot by flak whilst attacking an Axis convoy off the Greek coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Jul

DENNIS, FREDERICK KENNETH  (959648) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9893 of No 217 Sqn, which was shot by flak whilst attacking an Axis convoy off the Greek coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Jul

HUTCHESON, JAMES  (1115654) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9893 of No 217 Sqn, which was shot by flak whilst attacking an Axis convoy off the Greek coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Jul

YORK, LEONARD ALWYN  (952913) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, AW240 of No 217 Sqn, which was shot by flak whilst attacking an Axis convoy off the Greek coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Jul

MERCER, RUSSELL GEORGE  (1179715) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, AW240 of No 217 Sqn, which was shot by flak whilst attacking an Axis convoy off the Greek coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Jul

HOLE, HAROLD  (1186282) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, AW240 of No 217 Sqn, which was shot by flak whilst attacking an Axis convoy off the Greek coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Jul

HODSON, GEORGE LEONARD  (1259043) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, AW240 of No 217 Sqn, which was shot by flak whilst attacking an Axis convoy off the Greek coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Jul

BRADY, TERENCE JOHN  (46953) RAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Tomahawk IIB, AK139 of No 231 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Saintfield in County Down.  He is buried in Loughton Burial Ground.

03-Jul

KRASNODEBSKI Henryk (P.1206) PAF - age 39

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1204 BH-V of No 300 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery.

03-Jul

LUGOWSKI Stanislaw (P.783877) PAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1204 BH-V of No 300 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery.

03-Jul

LOZINSKI Marian Jozef (P.794284) PAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1204 BH-V of No 300 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery.

03-Jul

CZAPSKI Zdzislaw (P.782344) PAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1204 BH-V of No 300 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

03-Jul

KUBIAK Teofil Jerzy (P.792432) PAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1204 BH-V of No 300 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

03-Jul

POKRANT Longin (P.793111) PAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1204 BH-V of No 300 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

03-Jul

KEDZIERSKI Stanislaw (P.780181) PAF - age 37

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1314 GR-M of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

03-Jul

WADDINGTON, JOHN NOEL  (979926) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT248 PT-A of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Hemelumer Oldeferd (Koudum) General Cemetery.

03-Jul

WILLIAMS, ROBERT OSCAR  (1379360) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT248 PT-A of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Hemelumer Oldeferd (Koudum) General Cemetery.

03-Jul

WHYTOCK, ROBERT WILLIAM  (R/56325) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT248 PT-A of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Hemelumer Oldeferd (Koudum) General Cemetery.

03-Jul

CROTHERS, THOMAS EDWARD  (R/69734) RCAF - age 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5332 PT-T of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

03-Jul

WILDE, CHARLES GARNETT  (R/85433) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5332 PT-T of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

03-Jul

BOND, ALAN DENIS  (1198862) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5332 PT-T of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Vollenhove (Stad-Vollenhove) General Cemetery.

03-Jul

GIBBS, JACK EDWARD  (R/91205) RCAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5332 PT-T of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Vollenhove (Stad-Vollenhove) General Cemetery.

03-Jul

JOHNSTON, ARTHUR MAXWELL  (404784) RAAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1381 UV-H of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

03-Jul

DOWNING, DARRYL  (407709) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1381 UV-H of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

03-Jul

TAYLOR, WILLIAM JAMES  (407775) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1381 UV-H of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

03-Jul

HANCOCKS, JACK DOUGLAS  (401237) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1470 UV-R of No 460 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea and drowned on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Jul

WHITTICK, ALEXANDER FREDERICK  (404844) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1470 UV-R of No 460 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea and drowned on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Jul

WEBB, ALBERT ERNEST WILLIAM  (406272) RAAF - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1470 UV-R of No 460 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea and drowned on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Jul

McCRAE, ALLAN EDWIN  (406444) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1470 UV-R of No 460 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea and drowned on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Jul

WATTON, HARRY  (1499699) RAFVR - age 22

AC2

He was serving with No 2705 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Sedgeley (All Saints) Churchyard West Extension.

03-Jul

CHIPPINDALE, KENNETH JAMES  (952872) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 307 AMES at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery.

03-Jul

HAYNES, EDWIN (1134761) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

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

03-Jul

HORSFALL, THOMAS MIDDLEBROOK  (122130) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Tomahawk I, AH809 of No 41 OTU, which flew into high ground near Wells in Somerset.  He is buried in Chipstead (St Margaret) Churchyard.

03-Jul

MARLOW, KENNETH THOMAS PAUL  (539280) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He had been serving at Seletar and was probably captured, the circumstances of his death, have not yet been ascertained .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

03-Jul

EAST, ERIC DEAN  (1324334) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Amersham.  He is buried in Chesham Burial Ground.

03-Jul

McGEE, KENNETH  (975958) RAFVR - age 20

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 Andover.  He is buried in Garndiffaith (St John's) Burial Ground.

03-Jul

FLETT, FLORENCE MAY  (2095571) WAAF - age 22

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 Gloucester R.  She is buried in Middlesbrough (Linthorpe) Cemetery.

03-Jul

SHAW, BERNARD VICTOR  (959558) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Cirencester.  He is buried in Mountnesing (St Giles) Churchyard.

04-Jul

MERRITT, ANTHONY GEORGE  (108955) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BE469 of No 33 Sqn, which was shot down by a MC202.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

04-Jul

POTTS, ANTHONY LEO  (1060660) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF914 'G' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst bombing a tank repair shop at Mersa Matruh.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

04-Jul

GOSS, JEROME AIDEN PATRICK  (1081034) RAFVR - age 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF914 'G' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst bombing a tank repair shop at Mersa Matruh.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

04-Jul

BALCHIN, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1177904) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF914 'G' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst bombing a tank repair shop at Mersa Matruh.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

04-Jul

DWYER, WILLIAM EDWARD  (1375028) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF914 'G' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst bombing a tank repair shop at Mersa Matruh.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

04-Jul

BURFORD, SYDNEY RONALD  (1377730) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF914 'G' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst bombing a tank repair shop at Mersa Matruh.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

04-Jul

LEFEVRE, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (1382002) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF914 'G' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst bombing a tank repair shop at Mersa Matruh.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

04-Jul

WEST, PETER WYNN MASON  (40870) RAF - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5488 QR-F of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie in the Danish Sound.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

04-Jul

MORTON, JOHN WALTER  (929523) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5488 QR-F of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie in the Danish Sound.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

04-Jul

STOREY, ROBERT LORNE  (J/15485) RCAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5488 QR-F of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie in the Danish Sound.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

04-Jul

MARSHALL, EDWARD COLIN  (921664) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5488 QR-F of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie in the Danish Sound.  He is buried in Lemvig Cemetery.

04-Jul

BROWN, JACK  (956389) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5488 QR-F of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie in the Danish Sound.  He is buried in Lemvig Cemetery.

04-Jul

KOMISKI, ROBERT WALLACE  (116808) RAFVR - age 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5488 QR-F of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie in the Danish Sound.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jul

KNIGHT, ERIC  (655694) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5488 QR-F of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie in the Danish Sound.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jul

CADDY, MERVYN  (404951) RAAF - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5663 QR-B of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Gardening sortie off the Danish coast.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery.

04-Jul

RAINE, JAMES METCALFE  (648020) RAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5663 QR-B of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Gardening sortie off the Danish coast.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery.

04-Jul

TURTON, HARRY VICTOR  (1167137) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5663 QR-B of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Gardening sortie off the Danish coast.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery.

04-Jul

SAMSON, JOHN  (1369354) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5663 QR-B of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Gardening sortie off the Danish coast.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery.

04-Jul

PRITCHARD, JACK  (1377413) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5663 QR-B of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Gardening sortie off the Danish coast.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery.

04-Jul

MORGAN, BRUCE  (R/82076) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5663 QR-B of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Gardening sortie off the Danish coast.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery.

04-Jul

HANSON, WILLIE  (1025297) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was serving with No 77 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Brighouse (Rastrick) Cemetery.

04-Jul

REHILL, DON ROSS  (J/6819) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN368 'Z' of No 213 Sqn, which was shot by Bf 109s during an interception.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

04-Jul

Loehrl, F A USAAF ()  - age

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL677 MQ-P of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to De Kooy.   .

04-Jul

Whitham, R L USAAF ()  - age

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL677 MQ-P of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to De Kooy.   .

04-Jul

Wright, J W USAAF ()  - age

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL677 MQ-P of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to De Kooy.   .

04-Jul

Grant, B S USAAF ()  - age

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL741 MQ-V of No 226 Sqn, which broke up in the air after being hit by flak on a raid to Bergen, Holland.   .

04-Jul

Kramerewicz, C P USAAF ()  - age

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL741 MQ-V of No 226 Sqn, which broke up in the air after being hit by flak on a raid to Bergen, Holland.   .

04-Jul

Lynn, W G USAAF ()  - age

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL741 MQ-V of No 226 Sqn, which broke up in the air after being hit by flak on a raid to Bergen, Holland.   .

04-Jul

Williams, M K USAAF ()  - age

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL741 MQ-V of No 226 Sqn, which broke up in the air after being hit by flak on a raid to Bergen, Holland.   .

04-Jul

HENNING, CHARLES MASTERMAN  (104360) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2213 MQ-U of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 on a raid to Bergen, Holland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jul

VOYZEY, PERCY JAMES  (133592) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2213 MQ-U of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 on a raid to Bergen, Holland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jul

WILLIG, HERBERT THOMAS  (1325218) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2213 MQ-U of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 on a raid to Bergen, Holland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jul

CARLING, THOMAS SANDELAND  (1033867) RAFVR - age Unknown

Cpl

He was serving with No 2809 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Seaham Cemetery.

04-Jul

JENKS, JOSEPH  (119565) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, L9688 of No 11 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground near Hodnet in Shropshire.  He is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery.

04-Jul

WAGSTAFFE, LESLIE  (1310920) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9111 of No 1404 Flt, which flew into the ground at St Eval.  He is buried in Barkingside Cemetery, Ilford.

04-Jul

BOLTON, ARTHUR FRANK  (1177012) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9111 of No 1404 Flt, which flew into the ground at St Eval.  He is buried in Birmingham (Quinton) Cemetery, Warley.

04-Jul

HAZELL, MERVYN MAURICE  (1384367) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9111 of No 1404 Flt, which flew into the ground at St Eval.  He is buried in St Columb Major Cemetery.

04-Jul

FINLAY, THOMAS BERTRAM GARDNER  (R/75259) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9111 of No 1404 Flt, which flew into the ground at St Eval.  He is buried in St Columb Major Cemetery.

04-Jul

McKECHNIE, JOHN KENNETH  (J/6179) RCAF - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6465 of No 301 MU, which a member of No 232 Sqn he died from injuries sustained when the aircraft in which he was travelling crashed in an attempted forced landing.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

04-Jul

WHITEHEAD, CLIFFORD DFM (45299) RAF - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T8200 of No 4 EFTS, which crashed at Newland Gate Farm, Howden.  He is buried in Arnold Cemetery.

04-Jul

BROWN, WILLIAM HENRY  (1019374) RAFVR - age 29

AC18

He was serving with No 61 ASP at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

04-Jul

COLEMAN, ARTHUR HENRY  (1097567) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

He was serving with ASP Wadi Su? at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

04-Jul

TOON, WALTER EDWARD  (517395) RAF - age 28

Cpl

He had been serving at Kai Tak and probably died in captivity.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery.

04-Jul

WILSON, WILLIAM GEORGE DUNCAN  (102297V) SAAF - age Unknown

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DD990 of the OADU, which was ditched between Malta and Egypt during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

04-Jul

DELVE, ARTHUR ARCHIBALD  (116592) RAFVR - age 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DD990 of the OADU, which was ditched between Malta and Egypt during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jul

WARWICK, LESLIE  (1065728) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DD990 of the OADU, which was ditched between Malta and Egypt during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jul

SMITH, REGINALD THEODORE  (1251504) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DD990 of the OADU, which was ditched between Malta and Egypt during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Jul

WYNESS, MARY BROWN  (2046417) WAAF - age 30

ACW2

She was serving in Wigtownshire and was killed in an accident the day after she returned to her unit from leave, no further details available as yet.  She is buried in Lumphanan (Stothert Memorial) United Free Churchyard.

05-Jul

CHALLIS, BRIAN WILLIAM  (120162) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN385 of No 33 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a Bf 110, which he chased over the sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

05-Jul

STUMBLES, PERCY EWART  (109033) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV508 'G' of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter whilst looking for targets of opportunity in the Daba area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

05-Jul

RAFFILL, GEORGE DOUGLAS BRIAN  (129953) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV508 'G' of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter whilst looking for targets of opportunity in the Daba area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

05-Jul

CUTTER, GEORGE  (860457) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV508 'G' of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter whilst looking for targets of opportunity in the Daba area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

05-Jul

MYERS, SOLOMON  (1132160) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV508 'G' of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter whilst looking for targets of opportunity in the Daba area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

05-Jul

SMITH, KENNETH JERMYN  (1258964) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV508 'G' of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter whilst looking for targets of opportunity in the Daba area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

05-Jul

TOMKINS, GEORGE  (1359708) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV508 'G' of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter whilst looking for targets of opportunity in the Daba area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

05-Jul

ALEXANDER, JAMES  (956796) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was serving with No 104 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

05-Jul

JAMES, HORACE GORDON  (137564) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB411 of No 145 Sqn, which failed to return after reporting an oxygen shortage.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

05-Jul

MONK, ANTHONY GERALD DE BAILLOU  (63103) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Lt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BP851 of No 145 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

05-Jul

PORTER, ROBERT KING  (82424) RAF - age 46

Flt Lt

She was serving in the 207 at the time of her death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  Her death was registered in Wolverhampton.  He is buried in Bottesford (St Mary) Churchyard.

05-Jul

WHITBOURN, RAYMOND STANLEY ST CLAIR  (1385051) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was serving with No 276 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Bramley Cemetery.

05-Jul

ROPER, RONALD CHARLES  (1473751) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was serving with No 276 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

05-Jul

BOWEN, WILLIAM BENJAMIN  (1029215) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was serving with No 276 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Llanelli (St Paul) Churchyard.

05-Jul

VALLACK, RAYMOND WILLIAM  (1401788) RAFVR - age 22

AC1

He was serving with No 276 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery.

05-Jul

WESOLOWSKI Zygmunt (P.794279) PAF - age 27

Sgt

He was serving with No 301 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

05-Jul

FULLER, GERALD SYDNEY  (640497) RAF - age 22

Cpl

He was serving with No 413 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery.

05-Jul

SIMPSON, STANLEY OLIVER  (402987) RAAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Kittyhawk I, AL114 of No 450 Sqn, which failed to return from a bombing mission.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

05-Jul

WALTON, ALEXANDER JAMES PROCTOR  (1385958) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Magister I, L8130 of No 611 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Woldingham in Surrey.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium.

05-Jul

WHEELER, VICTOR CECIL MAYO  (566827) RAF - age 24

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Magister I, L8130 of No 611 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Woldingham in Surrey.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery.

05-Jul

McBOYLE, GILBERT INGRAM  (1178919) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3912 of No 13 OTU, which dived into the ground near Bridgwater in Somerset during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Bridgwater (Quantock Road) Cemetery.

05-Jul

ANDERSON, JAMES FALCONER  (591536) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3912 of No 13 OTU, which dived into the ground near Bridgwater in Somerset during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Edinkillie Parish Churchyard.

05-Jul

HOGG, ADAM  (1552074) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3912 of No 13 OTU, which dived into the ground near Bridgwater in Somerset during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Hawick (Wellogate Cemetery.

05-Jul

CRADDOCK, ERNEST CHARLES  (1196360) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BP138 of No 131 MU, which failed to return from a training flight after becoming caught in a dust storm.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

05-Jul

SWAN, PHILIP RAYMOND  (1387580) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7504 of No 53 OTU, which collided with P8592 of the same unit and crashed near Cowberidge in Glamorganshire.  He is buried in Rotherfield Peppard (All Saints) New Churchyard.

05-Jul

PEARCE, RUSSELL STANLEY  (413117) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIB, P8592 of No 53 OTU, which collided with P7504 of the same unit and crashed near Cowberidge in Glamorganshire.  He is buried in Llantwit Major Cemetery.

05-Jul

RYMER, LIONEL DERRICK  (120932) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, R2684 of No 59 OTU, which flew into the ground near Appleby, Westmorland.  He is buried in Brighouse Cemetery.

05-Jul

CIARLO, JOHN  (776833) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving at Hal Far and was probably killed in an air raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

05-Jul

CARR-HARRIS, BRIAN GETHRYN  (C/52) RCAF - age 39

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, FH395 of the RAFFC Trg Flt, which crashed into Lac St Louis, in Quebec during a training flight.  He is buried in Kingston (Cataraqui) Cemetery.

05-Jul

LLEWELLYN, CLEMENT STUART  (1029113) RAFVR - age 27

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, FH395 of the RAFFC Trg Flt, which crashed into Lac St Louis, in Quebec during a training flight.  He is buried in Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemetery.

05-Jul

CHRISTIE, GEORGE PATTERSON DFC and Bar (40081) RAFO - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, FH395 of the RAFFC Trg Flt, which crashed into Lac St Louis, in Quebec during a training flight.  He is buried in Pointe Claire Lakeview Memorial Gardens.

05-Jul

WALLACE, ARTHUR  (1515818) 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 Bucklow.  He is buried in Cheadle and Gatley Cemetery.

05-Jul

LAZENBY, MINNIE  (2055657) WAAF - age 30

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 Sheffield.  She is buried in Dore (Christ Church) Churchyard.

05-Jul

CROWEST, WALTER REGINALD  (1471784) 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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery.

05-Jul

LADNER, MONICA JEAN  (2068080) WAAF - age 19

ACW1

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

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