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Casualties - 9 - 11 July 1942


09-Jul

ARMSTRONG, BASIL KEMP  (401094) RAAF - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6021 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Abu Suier and caught fire.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery.

09-Jul

SMITH, TREVOR HARRY  (41953) RNZAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3557 of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Oldebroek General Cemetery.

09-Jul

McKENZIE, FRANK EDWIN  (391085) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3557 of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

GAVEGAN, JACK RALPH  (402128) RNZAF - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3557 of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

BROUN, ALAN STEWART  (405367) RNZAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3557 of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

POTTS, DONALD NORMAN  (412267) RNZAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3557 of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

YOUNG, GEORGE ANTHONY  (405771) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3557 of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery.

09-Jul

TREGEA, JAMES RICHARD  (104371) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3634 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

STEWART, CHARLES HENRY  (798545) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3634 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

BRACE, ALEXANDER ALBERT  (798553) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3634 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

SYMONDS, LESLIE JOHN  (932163) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3634 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

CRAIG, HUGH CUTHBERT  (1169555) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3634 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

PARROTT, ALLAN GEORGE  (650499) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1107 DY-D of No 102 Sqn, which was killed in an attack by a night fighter during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

CURTIS, WILLIAM HENRY  (921828) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5861 of No 106 Sqn, which was probably shot down into the sea by a night fighter during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Delfzijl General Cemetery.

09-Jul

BRODERICK, KENNETH JAMES  (115109) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5861 of No 106 Sqn, which was probably shot down into the sea by a night fighter during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

DARE, KEITH EDWARD  (401369) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5861 of No 106 Sqn, which was probably shot down into the sea by a night fighter during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

ROBERTS, SIDNEY ARTHUR  (932145) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5861 of No 106 Sqn, which was probably shot down into the sea by a night fighter during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

REES, WILLIAM LESLIE SCHLATER  (978350) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5861 of No 106 Sqn, which was probably shot down into the sea by a night fighter during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

LODGE, OTTIWELL FRANCIS  (1379704) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5861 of No 106 Sqn, which was probably shot down into the sea by a night fighter during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

WOOLNER, ROBERT WARD  (R/80999) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5861 of No 106 Sqn, which was probably shot down into the sea by a night fighter during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

09-Jul

LEVY-DESPAS, GUY ANDRE (alias Guy Carlet) (J/5044) RCAF - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BP957 of No 126 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea whilst chasing a Ju 88 off Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

09-Jul

HICKS, JOHN LONGTON  (119185) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BR355 of No 126 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

09-Jul

SMITH, WILLIAM THEODORE  (102565) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter IC, T4827 or T4917 of No 236 Sqn, which were probably shot down off the Dutch coast by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

HARDING, ARTHUR GORDON EDWARD  (103555) RAFVR - age 29

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter IC, T4827 or T4917 of No 236 Sqn, which were probably shot down off the Dutch coast by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

DIAMOND, DAVID  (550975) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter IC, T4827 or T4917 of No 236 Sqn, which were probably shot down off the Dutch coast by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

TAYLOR, DOUGLAS HENRY  (970706) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter IC, T4827 or T4917 of No 236 Sqn, which were probably shot down off the Dutch coast by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Jul

McMASTER, DONALD ALEXANDER  (J/7899) RCAF - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK771 of No 250 Sqn, which spun into the ground from a turn shortly after take off.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

09-Jul

SHAW, THOMAS GLEDSTONE  (116989) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4821 of No 252 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on Ju 52s and Bf 110s between Tobruk and Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

09-Jul

SNAPE, IVOR RONALD  (945624) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4821 of No 252 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on Ju 52s and Bf 110s between Tobruk and Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

09-Jul

HOLDING, HENRY  (1091230) RAFVR - age 22

AC1

He was serving with No 260 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

09-Jul

RAWSKI Jan (P.792938) PAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, Z1489 BH-J of No 300 Sqn, which he drowned after the aircraft ditched in the North Sea off Great Yarmouth as a result of flak damage on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

09-Jul

CAVE, SIDNEY HENRY  (84499) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was CO of No 2824 Sqn, RAF Regiment based at Biggin Hill and was taking grenade throwing practice at Westerham ranges Kent, when a grenade was mis-thrown. Knowing it had a four-second fuse, he grasped the grenade and tried to dispose of it. His action saved three of his men from being killed or injured.  He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery.

09-Jul

PHILLIPS, PETER CHARLES HUNTER  (1312411) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3402 of No 1480 Flt, which dived in the ground near Carrickfergus, County Antrim, during a training flight.  He is buried in Newtownards (Movilla) Cemetery.

09-Jul

KOMENDA Henryk (P.792224) PAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant l, N3402  of No 1480 Flt, which dived in the ground near Carrickfergus, County Antrim, during a training flight.  He is buried in Newtownards (Movilla) Cemetery.

09-Jul

BRADSHAW, DONALD  (1281428) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV932 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Harwell whilst avoiding trees on an overshoot.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-Jul

MILLER, GORDON STEWART  (R/94347) RCAF - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV932 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Harwell whilst avoiding trees on an overshoot.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-Jul

VAIL, DONALD  (R/99576) RCAF - age 35

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV932 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Harwell whilst avoiding trees on an overshoot.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-Jul

GILES, HERBERT EDWARD JAMES  (115136) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV932 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Harwell whilst avoiding trees on an overshoot.  He is buried in Erith (Brook Street) Cemetery.

09-Jul

HALEY, JOHN SIMON DA-SILVA  (1270246) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV932 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Harwell whilst avoiding trees on an overshoot.  He is buried in Golders Green Jewish Cemetery.

09-Jul

McALISTER, GILBERT NORMAN  (411343) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was serving with No 27 OTU at the time of his death, which was due to an illness.  He is buried in Fradley (St Stephen's) Churchyard.

09-Jul

McCORMICK, TERENCE  (590892) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE137 of No 5 (C) OTU, which spun into the ground from a stall near Turnberry.  He is buried in Larne New Cemetery.

09-Jul

WEST, RUDOLPH FRANCIS  (143742) RAF - age 53

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 2 (P) AFU at Brize Norton and committed suicide.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery.

09-Jul

WONG, REGINALD HAY  (947739) 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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Sherwood Cemetery.

10-Jul

MAURIN-BONNEMAIN, JEAN  (401295) RAAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6021 of No 14 Sqn, which died from burns received when the aircraft crashed on take-off from Abu Suier and caught fire the previous day.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery.

10-Jul

WILSON, WILLIAM COOPER  (948250) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DD989 of No 39 Sqn, which crashed on take-off at LG.226 and was destroyed by fire after hitting a pole.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

10-Jul

BAILEY, EDGAR  (981536) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DD989 of No 39 Sqn, which crashed on take-off at LG.226 and was destroyed by fire after hitting a pole.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

10-Jul

MAY, CHARLES HERBERT  (1356715) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DD989 of No 39 Sqn, which crashed on take-off at LG.226 and was destroyed by fire after hitting a pole.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

10-Jul

MORSE, FRANCES WILLIAM  (518560) RAF - age 25

WO

He was a member of No 47 Sqn but was killed whilst flying Beaufort I, DD989 of No 39 Sqn, which crashed on take-off at LG.226 and was destroyed by fire after hitting a pole.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

10-Jul

STONE, WILFRED  (400070) RAAF - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Whitley V, Z9442 or Z9522 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

MOSHER, PAUL DARBY  (J/7613) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Whitley V, Z9442 or Z9522 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

BOX, PETER WILLIAM BISSET  (R/82284) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Whitley V, Z9442 or Z9522 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

LONG, JASPER TERENCE COURTENAY  (63235) RAFVR - age 29

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Whitley V, Z9442 or Z9522 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

HARRIS, CHARLES WILLIAM  (66018) RAFVR - age 26

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Whitley V, Z9442 or Z9522 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

FLEMING, ALFRED  (84933) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Whitley V, Z9442 or Z9522 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

ROSS, WILLIAM  (115031) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Whitley V, Z9442 or Z9522 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

HATTON, DONALD  (751530) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Whitley V, Z9442 or Z9522 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

JOHNSON, DEREK CURZON  (1255175) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Whitley V, Z9442 or Z9522 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

HOAD, ALBERT STANLEY  (1256532) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Whitley V, Z9442 or Z9522 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

CURTIS, SIDNEY ALEXANDER  (1263372) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Whitley V, Z9442 or Z9522 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

WEBSTER, LESLIE ERNEST  (1310923) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Whitley V, Z9442 or Z9522 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

HIRST, RAYMOND JOHN  (404067) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3720 of No 75 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea during on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

GOULD, JAMES DOUGLAS  (411233) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3720 of No 75 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea during on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

WILMSHURST, JOHN CHARLES  (411962) RNZAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3720 of No 75 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea during on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

LOWTHER, PETER DESMOND  (403583) RNZAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3720 of No 75 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea during on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

10-Jul

SHARP, RICHARD EDWIN  (405513) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3720 of No 75 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea during on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

10-Jul

SYKES, RALPH STUART  (41373) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BP503 of No 80 Sqn, which was shot down during an interception.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-Jul

KNOLL Feliks (P.0768) PAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK892 of No 112 Sqn, which failed to return from a ground attack sortie.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

10-Jul

REYNOLDS, BERNARD WALTER  (R/85596) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BR244 of No 126 Sqn, which failed to return from a interception of a raid on Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

10-Jul

CRITCHISON, STANLEY BRYAN  (100549) RAFVR - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1324 QT-A of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Terschelling during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

HUDSON, WILLIAM ERNEST  (1165632) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1324 QT-A of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Terschelling during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

SKELTON, JOHN CHARLES  (1378783) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1324 QT-A of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Terschelling during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

STOCK, HERBERT SIDNEY  (1381702) RAFVR - age 36

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1324 QT-A of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Terschelling during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

EMOND, JOSEPH EDWARD HECTOR  (J/15265) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1324 QT-A of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Terschelling during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery.

10-Jul

POWER, JOHN  (402806) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK917 'A' of No 250 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a strafing mission to LGs 20 and 21.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-Jul

SEABROOK, JOHN ALASTAIR  (129946) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK657 'V' of No 250 Sqn, which failed to return from a strafing sortie against enemy MT near Ghazal.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

10-Jul

MORTIMER, WALTER JOHN  (1191187) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK962 'E' of No 250 Sqn, which failed to return from a strafing sortie against enemy MT near Ghazal.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

10-Jul

CRAGGS, GEORGE JAMES  (1280070) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane II, BG707 of No 274 Sqn, which spun into the ground after being hit by fire from a Bf 109 on a patrol over El Adem.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-Jul

JONES, ELRIC CAMERON LATTER  (R/55620) RCAF - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8304 of No 418 Sqn, which was shot down near Flushing on an intruder sortie over Holland.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

10-Jul

DOUGLAS, ANTHONY STEWART  (655207) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8304 of No 418 Sqn, which was shot down near Flushing on an intruder sortie over Holland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

BRADLEY, FREDERICK  (R/86295) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8304 of No 418 Sqn, which was shot down near Flushing on an intruder sortie over Holland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Jul

O'BRIEN, CECIL TERENCE  (404257) RAAF - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH 247 of No 459 Sqn, which hit trees as it took off and exploded.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

10-Jul

CLARKE, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (404580) RAAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH 247 of No 459 Sqn, which hit trees as it took off and exploded.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

10-Jul

LAKE, HERBERT EDMOND  (401383) RAAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH247 of No 459 Sqn, which hit trees as it took off and exploded.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

10-Jul

DIGNUM, ARTHUR EDMUND  (931915) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH247 of No 459 Sqn, which hit trees as it took off and exploded.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

10-Jul

LIVINGSTON, FRANK GIBNEY  (400891) RAAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, V9027 of No 459 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking-off.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

10-Jul

CRUIKSHANK, JOHN VINCENT  (403504) RAAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, V9027 of No 459 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking-off.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

10-Jul

BROOMFIELD, LESLIE  (404397) RAAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, V9027 of No 459 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking-off.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

10-Jul

LAWTON, CHARLES PATRICK  (406251) RAAF - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, V9027 of No 459 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking-off.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

10-Jul

WALLIS, ROY THOMAS ASTON  (406269) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

A member of No 250 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying Kittyhawk I, ET837 of No 3 Sqn RAAF Sqn, from which he baled out into the sea having been in combat with Mc 202s and was not rescued.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-Jul

VERNALL, ERIC  (1381824) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH319 of No 1444 Flt, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Gibraltar.  He is buried in Algeciras Municipal Cemetery.

10-Jul

JONES, RICHARD JOHN LUCAS  (404604) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH319 of No 1444 Flt, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Gibraltar.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

10-Jul

HARVEY, JOHN  (1182663) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH319 of No 1444 Flt, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

10-Jul

AITKEN, WILLIAM JOHN  (1365571) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH319 of No 1444 Flt, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

10-Jul

BYERS, EDMUND  (1040977) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was serving with No 31 ANS and killed in a motor vehicle accident.  He is buried in St Catherine's (Victoria Lawn) Cemetery.

10-Jul

CHILVERS, WILLIAM JAMES  (1264973) RAFVR - age 31

LAC

He was serving with No 31 ANS and killed in a motor vehicle accident.  He is buried in St Catherine's (Victoria Lawn) Cemetery.

10-Jul

MACKENZIE, DONALD JOHN  (127161) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4644 of No 61 OTU, which crashed near Ellesmere, Shropshire after the engine caught fire in the air.  He is buried in Sandwick Cemetery, Ross and Cromarty.

10-Jul

BARBER, CECIL STANLEY  (R/103129) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8181 of No 61 OTU, which spun into the ground near Hawarden.  He is buried in Hawarden Cemetery.

10-Jul

AMOR, WALTER JOHN  (1407457) RAFVR - age 40

AC2

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

10-Jul

HASSADO GORO  (2719) 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.

10-Jul

LAWSON, FRANCIS JOHN  (922970) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He had been serving at RAF Kai Tak and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in Hong Kong.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery.

10-Jul

BARBER, JOSEPH WILLIAM GEORGE  (1219615) RAFVR - age 19

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 Chelmsford.  He is buried in Barkingside Cemetery, Ilford.

10-Jul

BURROWS, NORMAN FREDERICK  (1091166) RAFVR - age 31

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 Midhurst.  He is buried in Weston-Super-Mare Cemetery.

11-Jul

WATHERN, DOUGLAS ANTHONY  (626240) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG700 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance to the Cap Bon-Lampedusa-Kerkenah area.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Jul

WOOLLEY, STEPHEN  (1076886) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG700 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance to the Cap Bon-Lampedusa-Kerkenah area.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Jul

CORBETT, GEORGE ARTHUR  (1202897) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG700 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance to the Cap Bon-Lampedusa-Kerkenah area.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Jul

MILLER, CHARLES WILLIAM  (36270) RAF - age 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5696 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Danzig.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.

11-Jul

ESLICK, JOSEPH NORMAN  (106076) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5696 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Danzig.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.

11-Jul

SMITH, NORMAN LINDSAY  (401251) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5696 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Danzig.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.

11-Jul

FORSYTH, JOHN  (1007363) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5696 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Danzig.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.

11-Jul

GROSSMITH, ALAN THOMAS  (1280705) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5696 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Danzig.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.

11-Jul

WESTGATE, ROBERT JOHN  (J/15812) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5696 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Danzig.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.

11-Jul

NICKERSON, AIDEN ERNEST  (R/64786) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5696 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Danzig.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.

11-Jul

HOWE, PERCIVAL ERIC JOHN  (R/85922) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ583 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off Heligoland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jul

ANGEL, ALEXANDER ALFRED  (111564) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ583 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off Heligoland.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

11-Jul

WILKINSON, ROLAND MARSHALL  (1254323) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ583 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off Heligoland.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

11-Jul

GEREIN, ADAM JACOB  (R/61672) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ583 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off Heligoland.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

11-Jul

MORRIS, GEORGE THOMAS  (R/79504) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ583 of No 101 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off Heligoland.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

11-Jul

FREEMAN, FREDERICK CHARLES GORDON  (24252) RAF - age 34

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1751 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jul

GOAD, LEON REGINALD  (108014) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1751 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jul

LEE, ROBERT MICHAEL  (115352) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1751 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jul

HUGHES, STANLEY HOWARD  (1071236) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1751 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jul

DE LASPEE, HAROLD RALPH HUTCHINSON  (1325642) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1751 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jul

GABE, THOMAS ALBERT  (65556) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DK299 of No 105 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Flensburg whilst trying to avoid light flak.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

11-Jul

HUGHES, GEORGE PRYCE  (J/4819) RCAF - age 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DK299 of No 105 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Flensburg whilst trying to avoid light flak.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

11-Jul

KING, IAN McDOUGALL  (402697) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV505 'K' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jul

BAUGH, KENNETH GEORGE  (908618) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV505 'K' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jul

MILLS, GORDON SHERIDAN  (919304) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV505 'K' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jul

KEMBALL, HUBERT EDWARD  (1057684) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV505 'K' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jul

PORTER, PERCY FRED  (1150790) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV505 'K' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jul

PLUM, LAURENCE PHILIP  (1268950) RAFVR - age 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV505 'K' of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jul

SHIRLEY, KENNETH JAMES  (127160) RAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7543 EM-Z of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Danzig.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.

11-Jul

BOLDY, DAVID ADRIAN  (923995) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7543 EM-Z of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Danzig.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.

11-Jul

CULLERNE, ALLAN PERCIVAL  (924150) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7543 EM-Z of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Danzig.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.

11-Jul

ROUTLEDGE, FRANK  (929946) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7543 EM-Z of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Danzig.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.

11-Jul

STOREY, HAROLD ARTHUR  (1072974) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7543 EM-Z of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Danzig.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.

11-Jul

HART, KENNETH HARRY  (1154131) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7543 EM-Z of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Danzig.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.

11-Jul

DUKE, GEORGE HENRY  (1163246) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7543 EM-Z of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Danzig.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.

11-Jul

RAMSAY, CHARLES BENN  (J/15606) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BR111 'M' of No 249 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters over Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Jul

HOBEN, GORDON FRANCIS JOSEPH  (J/15077) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR345 of No 403 Sqn, which crashed near Topcliffe.  He is buried in Catterick Cemetery.

11-Jul

KRZYSZTOSZEK Jozef (P.783216) PAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5717 of No 1 (C) OTU, which ditched in the Solway Firth during a training flight.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low.

11-Jul

WALKER, FREDERICK WINGATE DFC (48154) RAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9353 of No 1 (C) OTU, which dived into the sea off Silloth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jul

ROBINSON, THOMAS CLAIRE  (R/86863) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9353 of No 1 (C) OTU, which dived into the sea off Silloth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jul

ANDREWS, D () ATC - age 16

Cdt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9353 of No 1 (C) OTU, which dived into the sea off Silloth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jul

PERCIVAL, F () ATC - age 16

Cdt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9353 of No 1 (C) OTU, which dived into the sea off Silloth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Jul

MAZURKIEWICZ Michal Wladlslaw (P.1606) PAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1072 of No 18 OTU, which crashed on take off from Bramcote following an engine failure as it set off on a nigh training flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

11-Jul

KOSTURKIEWIEZ Antoni (P.793332) PAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1072 of No 18 OTU, which crashed on take off from Bramcote following an engine failure as it set off on a nigh training flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

11-Jul

SMITH, JOHN ALEXANDER  (413496) RNZAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, V3510 of No 2 (P) AFU, which crashed on take off as a result of colliding with BP948 which was also taking off.  He is buried in Black Bourton (or Burton Abbots) (St Mary) Churchyard.

11-Jul

CHENERY, VICTOR STANLEY (VIC)  (613335) RAF - age Unknown

Cpl

He was serving with No 21 PTC at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

11-Jul

PAGE, SIDNEY  (639952) RAF - age 21

Cpl

He was serving with No 21 PTC at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

11-Jul

WEST, STANLEY  (969161) RAFVR - age 20

Cpl

He was serving with No 9 (O) AFU and died from a fractured skull after falling from his bicycle.  He is buried in Llanbeblig Public Cemetery, Caernarfon.

11-Jul

FIELDHOUSE, THOMAS  (591216) RAF - age 21

Sgt

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

11-Jul

MOSS, NORMAN  (1082046) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Battle I, 1755 (L4940) of No 3 B & GS, Manitoba, which dived into the ground from low level near MacDonald.  He is buried in Portage-la-Prairie (Hillside) Cemetery.

11-Jul

WADE, SIDNEY JAMES EDWARD  (1716835) RAFVR - age 19

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 Swansea.  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery.

11-Jul

BRETT, WILLIAM HENRY  (1257289) RAFVR - age 29

Cpl

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

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