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Casualties - 22 - 24 July 1942


22-Jul

LANGLEY, JOHN CHARLES DOUGLAS  (45429) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8420 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

22-Jul

HARRIS, LESLIE DESMOND  (1166153) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8420 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

22-Jul

WEST, LEO  (1256886) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8420 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

22-Jul

REVELL, KENNETH SAMPSON  (1380776) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8420 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

22-Jul

HAMILTON, HARRY ROBERT  (R/64416) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8420 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

22-Jul

RUSSELL, CECIL GEORGE  (41527) RNZAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG824 of No 55 Sqn, which flew into the ground and exploded during a low flying formation practice.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery.

22-Jul

WEBBER, PHILIP ATHELSTAN  (922741) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG824 of No 55 Sqn, which flew into the ground and exploded during a low flying formation practice.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery.

22-Jul

COLLIER, RAYMOND  (1061726) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG824 of No 55 Sqn, which flew into the ground and exploded during a low flying formation practice.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery.

22-Jul

STUDLEY, GORDON FREDERICK  (1310593) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG824 of No 55 Sqn, which flew into the ground and exploded during a low flying formation practice.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery.

22-Jul

MORGAN, JOHN WILLOUGHBY  (929383) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3584 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jul

JONES, THOMAS ABEL  (932085) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3584 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jul

WAKEFIELD, THOMAS  (951404) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3584 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jul

ROSS, HAMISH  (1310083) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3584 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jul

WRIGHT, JOHN ALFRED  (1311829) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3584 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jul

CARCARY, ALBERT ALEXANDER  (R/86290) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was  killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN165 of No 73 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s whilst on patrol over the lines at El Alamein.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Jul

ORR, WILLIAM BOYD  (67662) RAFVR - age 19

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL816 of No 91 Sqn, which was shot down by flax off Cap Griz Nez on a shipping recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jul

MORFFEW, GEORGE CHARLES  (931913) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3312 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which disappeared over the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

22-Jul

FORTIN, EDOUR  (R/54940) RCAF - age 32

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3312 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which disappeared over the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

22-Jul

MATHESON, WILLIAM  (1002394) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3312 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which disappeared over the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Noorddijk General Cemetery.

22-Jul

FIRMINGER, LISLE DOUGLAS  (924722) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3312 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which disappeared over the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jul

THOMAS, ERIC ALBERT  (947742) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3312 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which disappeared over the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jul

ROBERTS, DAVID PHILLIPS  (R/82059) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3312 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which disappeared over the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jul

BARROW, JOHN SATTERTHWAITE  (118054) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, ET790 '?' of No 112 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 whilst on a bombing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Jul

BEAUMONT, SAMUEL  (1002280) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7319 RT-P of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Jutland during an intruder sortie to Vechta airfield.  He is buried in Lemvig Cemetery.

22-Jul

HARRIS, ALBERT  (1056762) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7319 RT-P of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Jutland during an intruder sortie to Vechta airfield.  He is buried in Lemvig Cemetery.

22-Jul

JACKSON, LESLIE JOHN  (62704) RAFVR - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7319 RT-P of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Jutland during an intruder sortie to Vechta airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jul

COLCLOUGH, MAURICE JAMES  (1265631) RAFVR - age 32

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3726 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which he was killed having abandoned the aircraft after it was hit by flak setting some flares alight which burnt out of control on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

22-Jul

STANDEN, LEONARD ALFRED CHARLES  (910440) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3750 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Eindhoven on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

22-Jul

FLETCHER, JOHN HORACE  (943590) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3750 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Eindhoven on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

22-Jul

MORRIS, JOHN INGRAM  (1256392) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3750 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Eindhoven on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

22-Jul

RONEY, GEORGE WILLIAM  (R/67269) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3750 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Eindhoven on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

22-Jul

BROWN, WILLIAM ELLIOTT  (R/78076) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3750 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Eindhoven on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

22-Jul

EVANS, RICHARD ARTHUR  (920056) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1408 QT-P of No 142 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jul

DAWKINS, NORMAN WILFRED  (928730) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1408 QT-P of No 142 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jul

BERGER, DAVID  (1257361) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1408 QT-P of No 142 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jul

VANDERSTEEN, RONALD  (1377265) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1408 QT-P of No 142 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jul

McGRATH, ROBERT KENNETH  (R/59361) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1408 QT-P of No 142 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jul

SKRENDER, JOHN BROOKE  (120486) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X2590 JN-L of No 150 Sqn, which was killed after abandoning the aircraft following an engine failure on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

22-Jul

ALLAWAY, THOMAS GEORGE RICHARD  (1154268) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X2590 JN-L of No 150 Sqn, which was killed after abandoning the aircraft following an engine failure on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

22-Jul

YEO, ARTHUR THOMAS  (47550) RAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1040 NP-G of No 158 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

22-Jul

GREENFIELD, ALASTAIR MACKAY  (401064) RAAF - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1040 NP-G of No 158 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

22-Jul

WILSON, JOHN  (1379030) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1040 NP-G of No 158 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

22-Jul

BAILEY, ROY DONALD  (1261779) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

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

22-Jul

CONNON, R J  (995670) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was serving with No 172 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Blairdaff Churchyard.

22-Jul

REID, DONALD GEORGE  (J/15968) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BR203 'X' of No 185 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s into the sea off Malta, whilst searching for Plt Off Paradis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Jul

WALLWORTH, JACK NORMAN  (1288982) RAFVR - age 36

Sgt

He was serving with No 217 Sqn and was possibly killed in a bombing raid on Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

22-Jul

PARADIS, JOSEPH HUBERT ROGER  (J/15262) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BR128 '3-W' of No 249 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Malta by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Jul

PRENTICE, THOMAS WALKER  (111577) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK903 'Z' of No 250 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s near Makhkad.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Jul

LIPOWCZAN Wiktor (P.1192) PAF - age 36

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1405 GR-T of No 301 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

22-Jul

GLOWACKI Adam Kazimierz (P.1659) PAF - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1405 GR-T of No 301 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

22-Jul

BARTECZKO Michal   (P.780722) PAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1405 GR-T of No 301 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

22-Jul

PAWLAK Jan (P.794053) PAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1405 GR-T of No 301 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

22-Jul

BOCK Harry  (P.1592) PAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1405 GR-T of No 301 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.   .

22-Jul

PASZKOWSKI Boleslaw Eugeniusz (P.1097) PAF - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1406 GR-G of No 301 Sqn, which exploded in the air after being hit by flak on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

22-Jul

LEWICKI Cezary (P.0968) PAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1406 GR-G of No 301 Sqn, which exploded in the air after being hit by flak on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

22-Jul

PESZKOWSKI Boleslaw Eugeniusz (P.1097) PAF - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1406 GR-G of No 301 Sqn, which exploded in the air after being hit by flak on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

22-Jul

KUCZA Kazimierz (P.1467) PAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1406 GR-G of No 301 Sqn, which exploded in the air after being hit by flak on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

22-Jul

KUDERSKI Piotr (P.1724) PAF - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1406 GR-G of No 301 Sqn, which exploded in the air after being hit by flak on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

22-Jul

MALISZEWSKI Robert Bronislaw (P.780393) PAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1406 GR-G of No 301 Sqn, which exploded in the air after being hit by flak on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

22-Jul

SZYMANOWSKI Wladyslaw (P.0300) PAF - age 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1472 GR-H of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw190s over the North Sea on an ASR search.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

22-Jul

RUDEL Andrzej (P.2021) PAF - age 37

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1472 GR-H of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw190s over the North Sea on an ASR search.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

22-Jul

NOWAK Jan Michal (P.781492) PAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1472 GR-H of No 301 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw190s over the North Sea on an ASR search.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

22-Jul

ASHTON, THOMAS REGINALD  (104333) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT139 EQ-A Bar of No 408 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

22-Jul

PLEASENCE, JOHN BEVERLEY  (R/67907) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT139 EQ-A Bar of No 408 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Harlingen General Cemetery.

22-Jul

WISHART, ROBERT  (R/84099) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT139 EQ-A Bar of No 408 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Harlingen General Cemetery.

22-Jul

DOHERTY, ROBERT SPENCER  (R/81079) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT139 EQ-A Bar of No 408 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jul

HARRISON, HAROLD WILLIAM  (48001) RAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL815 of No 485 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rhubarb sortie to Middleburg.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

22-Jul

GAITENS, JAMES JOSEPH  (646644) RAF - age 23

LAC

He was serving with No 489 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Glasgow (St Peter's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

22-Jul

WARDE, BRIAN JAMES DOUGLAS  (754755) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 489 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Jul

RICHES, LESLIE  (1280938) RAFVR - age 27

LAC

He was serving with No 489 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

22-Jul

DUTTON, HARRY  (1147866) RAFVR - age 28

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6189 of No 1 CNS, which crashed near Emerson, Manitoba during a cross country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery.

22-Jul

SYMONS, WILLIAM HENRY  (1316636) RAFVR - age 25

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6189 of No 1 CNS, which crashed near Emerson, Manitoba during a cross country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery.

22-Jul

TAYLOR, IAN GORDON  (1335905) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6189 of No 1 CNS, which crashed near Emerson, Manitoba during a cross country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery.

22-Jul

TURNER, CHARLES FREDERICK  (40960) RAFO - age 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane X, BW871 of No 126 RCAF Sqn, which spun into Pendant Bay, Nova Scotia.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial.

22-Jul

CARTER, LEONARD ALFRED  (1315232) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT13, 41-9639 from Cochran Field Sqn, which dived into the ground from a spin during an instrument training sortie.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe.

22-Jul

DOHERTY, ARTHUR JOHN  (538246) RAF - age 30

Cpl

He died whilst travelling aboard HMT Orduna.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Jul

RHODES, JOHN KINGSLEY  (78537) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH317 of RAFFC, which crashed near Dorval on a training flight. 2 RCAF and 2 RAAF also killed.  He is buried in Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemetery.

22-Jul

WHITAKER, ARTHUR  (1088893) RAFVR - age 35

AC1

He was probably killed when he was struck by Hotspur II, HH149 of No 5 GTS whilst on rope laying duties alongside the flares.  He is buried in Loxley United Reformed Chapelyard.

22-Jul

HOUGH, FREDERICK JAMES  (1558223) RAFVR - age 21

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 Fylde.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

22-Jul

JARMAN, EDWIN DICKSON  (1468785) RAFVR - age 34

AC1

He was killed when Spitfire EP275 of 402 Sqn collided with the tractor he was on during a scramble from Friston.  He is buried in Abney Park Cemetery.

22-Jul

GRESHAM, KENNETH BERNARD  (1432956) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was killed when Spitfire EP275 of 402 Sqn collided with the tractor he was on during a scramble from Friston.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium.

23-Jul

PIZEY, GERALD CARRICK  (116693) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2254 of No 25 Sqn, which was shot down by another Beaufighter near Bridlington.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Jul

MACASKILL, ALLAN  (778670) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX440 'U' of No 40 Sqn, which was attacked three times by night fighters whilst attacking MT in the El Alamein area and crashed on an overshoot at Shallufa.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

23-Jul

McDONALD, JOHN MELVILLE  (R/71718) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was flying in Whitley V, Z9215 of No 51 Sqn, which ditched the Channel following an engine failure during a convoy escort.  He was rescued but later died in hospital from exposure.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard.

23-Jul

HOGG, JOHN HENRY  (751642) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL534 of No 159 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Benghazi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23-Jul

PETERSON, JAMES SHERMAN  (R/100329) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL534 of No 159 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Benghazi.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery.

23-Jul

KENT, DAVID WILLIAM  (101026) RAFVR - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, Z2825 of No 185 Sqn, which crashed following an engine failure on a test flight over Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

23-Jul

THALBITZER, J B () RNZAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB864 of No 234 Sqn, which crashed in France on a mass Rhubarb to Lannion.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Jul

FUGGLE, DAVID GORDON  (1333176) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD541 of No 234 Sqn, which failed to return from a mass Rhubarb to Lannion.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Jul

WEBSTER, JOHN DORSET  (405351) RNZAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR285 of No 234 Sqn, which he abandoned the aircraft off the French coast on a mass Rhubarb to Lannion.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Jul

CURRIE, VIVIAN LESTER  (106035) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7035 of No 263 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 on a ground attack sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Jul

WALKER, JOHN JAMES  (119013) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7060 of No 263 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 off Morlaix.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Jul

HILL, GRAHAM FRANK  (956425) RAFVR - age 24

LAC

He was serving with No 601 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

23-Jul

McKERROLL, JOHN MALCOLM  (R/85814) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire, ? of No ? Sqn, which crashed near Ibadan in Nigeria on a delivery flight.  He is buried in Oshogbo Cemetery.

23-Jul

SLATER, KENNETH  (8132) RAAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Bolingbroke, 9113 of No 1 BGS, which spun into Lake Erie.  He is buried in Jarvis (Knox Presbyterian Church) Cemetery.

23-Jul

WILLIAMS, JOHN STRAINER  (657576) RAF - age 25

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Bolingbroke, 9113 of No 1 BGS, which spun into Lake Erie.  He is buried in Jarvis (Knox Presbyterian Church) Cemetery.

23-Jul

AUSTIN, HARVEY JOHN  (1331495) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AE950 of No 34 OTU which crashed into the Atlantic.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial.

23-Jul

MACHIN, DONALD  (1080606) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7509 of No 52 OTU which spun into the River Severn near Chepstow.  He is buried in Widnes Cemetery.

23-Jul

HILTON, WILLIAM DEVEAUX WOODRUFF  (C/1626) RCAF - age 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, R2440 of No 54 OTU which flew into the ground near Duns in Berwickshire.  He is buried in Duns Cemetery.

23-Jul

YEO, DOUGLAS HENRY  (1313389) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane, AG121 of No 59 OTU which crashed in sea after collision with P3524 south of Maryport, Cumberland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Jul

HANSON, REGINALD SPENCER  (520924) RAF - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was serving at Reykjavik at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery.

23-Jul

SARGENT, JOHN PEARCE HENRY  (1431846) RAFVR - age 41

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 Saffron Walden.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery.

24-Jul

BROWN, HENRY ERNEST  (102098) RAFVR - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1577 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Geldern on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

24-Jul

COOK, BRYAN MANSSEN  (40736) RNZAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7428 of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down during an intruder sortie to Vechta airfield.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

24-Jul

THORNE, FRED MARTYN  (65508) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7428 of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down during an intruder sortie to Vechta airfield.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

24-Jul

BLACKADDER, WILLIAM SMITH  (134028) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7428 of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down during an intruder sortie to Vechta airfield.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

24-Jul

GEAREY, PAUL  (39873) RAF - age 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in DC2, AX768 (ex NC14966) of No 31 Sqn, which flew into a hill in a valley in cloud whilst the pilot was following a road in the Nandi State Forest.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

24-Jul

CRUDDEN, TERENCE FREDERICK JAMES  (64307) RAFVR - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in DC2, AX768 (ex NC14966) of No 31 Sqn, which flew into a hill in a valley in cloud whilst the pilot was following a road in the Nandi State Forest.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

24-Jul

MILES, STEWART JOHN  (751786) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in DC2, AX768 (ex NC14966) of No 31 Sqn, which flew into a hill in a valley in cloud whilst the pilot was following a road in the Nandi State Forest.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

24-Jul

BRIGGS, HARRY  (935939) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in DC2, AX768 (ex NC14966) of No 31 Sqn, which flew into a hill in a valley in cloud whilst the pilot was following a road in the Nandi State Forest.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

24-Jul

BIRD, CYRIL PERCIVAL  (1017113) RAF - age Unknown

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in DC2, AX768 (ex NC14966) of No 31 Sqn, which flew into a hill in a valley in cloud whilst the pilot was following a road in the Nandi State Forest.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

24-Jul

ATTWOOL, DENNIS EDGAR BARTON  (1257623) RAFVR - age 22

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in DC2, AX768 (ex NC14966) of No 31 Sqn, which flew into a hill in a valley in cloud whilst the pilot was following a road in the Nandi State Forest.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

24-Jul

SPENCER, WILLIAM BRAILSFORD  (1306877) RAFVR - age 35

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in DC2, AX768 (ex NC14966) of No 31 Sqn, which flew into a hill in a valley in cloud whilst the pilot was following a road in the Nandi State Forest.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

24-Jul

EVANS, CHARLES ANTHONY HUGH  () RAF - age Unknown

Gp Capt

He was killed whilst flying in DC2, AX768 (ex NC14966) of No 31 Sqn, which flew into a hill in a valley in cloud whilst the pilot was following a road in the Nandi State Forest.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

24-Jul

WADDELL, JOHN BURROWS  (R/95259) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN358 'H' of No 33 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s whilst on patrol over El Alamein.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

24-Jul

DAVISON, FREDERICK GEORGE  (R/77554) RCAF - age 22

WO II

He was possibly killed whilst flying Hurricane IIC, BP120  of No 33 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s whilst on patrol over El Alamein.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

24-Jul

RUDSTON, GERALD PERCIVAL  (938766) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was serving with No 35 Sqn and died after a short illness, no further details available as yet.  He is buried in Haltemprice (Hessle) Cemetery.

24-Jul

SUTCLIFFE, WILLIAM ALEX WYLIE  (412365) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD648 'T' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Abu Sueir as it set off on a raid to Heraklion due to a lack of power.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery.

24-Jul

KENYON, THOMAS WHITESIDE  (120396) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ673 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak off the Dutch coast on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

POPPLE, DOUGLAS JAMES  (633257) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ673 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak off the Dutch coast on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

PETERS, ROY DONALD  (R/143149) RCAF - age 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ673 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak off the Dutch coast on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

DAVIES, ALFRED HENRY  (1113655) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ673 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak off the Dutch coast on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

24-Jul

BLACKMORE, SIDNEY FREDERICK OGELEY  (1203414) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ673 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak off the Dutch coast on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

24-Jul

WALLIS, CHARLES BRIAN BERRY DSO (37236) RAF - age 31

Wg Cdr

He was serving with No 60 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery.

24-Jul

PAGE, DONALD  (117150) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was serving with No 60 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery.

24-Jul

MORUM, ALBERT DESMOND VICTOR  (97578V) SAAF - age 26

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, AB455 of No 66 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a Rhubarb near Bayeux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

GREEN, JOHN GEORGE  (1056449) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW355 'G' of No 86 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking the Vettor Pisani off Cephalonia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

24-Jul

HYDE, JAMES ROBERT DFC (42130) RAF - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW355 'G' of No 86 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking the Vettor Pisani off Cephalonia.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

24-Jul

LOWING, WILLIAM ALAN  (402449) RAAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW355 'G' of No 86 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking the Vettor Pisani off Cephalonia.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

24-Jul

WEST, ROWLAND CLIFFORD  (1375371) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW355 'G' of No 86 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking the Vettor Pisani off Cephalonia.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

24-Jul

TAYLOR, CHARLES RICHARD  (946939) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW288 'A' of the OADU, which crashed into a building near Portreath shortly after taking off on a ferry flight to Malta.  He is buried in Dawley Baptist Chapel Cemetery.

24-Jul

DAY, FRANK SAMUEL  (123055) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW288 'A' of the OADU, which crashed into a building near Portreath shortly after taking off on a ferry flight to Malta.  He is buried in Illogan (St Illogan) Churchyard.

24-Jul

ATKINSON, JOHN CAMPBELL  (778335) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW288 'A' of the OADU, which crashed into a building near Portreath shortly after taking off on a ferry flight to Malta.  He is buried in Illogan (St Illogan) Churchyard.

24-Jul

TWELVETREES, JOHN ORFORD  (1307669) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW288 'A' of the OADU, which crashed into a building near Portreath shortly after taking off on a ferry flight to Malta.  He is buried in New Bolingbroke (St Peter) Churchyard.

24-Jul

TONG, RUSSELL LOUIS FORD  (646005) RAF - age 22

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV655 'C' of No 108 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft burst into flames whilst being bombed up  at Kabrit.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

24-Jul

BONDS, RONALD JOHN  (1084771) RAFVR - age 21

AC1/2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV655 'C' of No 108 Sqn, which burst into flames whilst being bombed up  at Kabrit.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

24-Jul

LINDSAY, JOHN  (1111016) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV655 'C' of No 108 Sqn, which burst into flames whilst being bombed up  at Kabrit.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

24-Jul

LACEY, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1195605) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV655 'C' of No 108 Sqn, which burst into flames whilst being bombed up  at Kabrit.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

24-Jul

ROCK, GRANVILLE  (1489334) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving with No 141 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Nottingham Northern Cemetery.

24-Jul

BASSON, PETER HENRY  (48081) RAF - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W5780 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

24-Jul

BOWES, ANTHONY JOHN LEE  (63827) RAFVR - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W5780 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

24-Jul

MORRIS, DAVID  (655223) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W5780 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

24-Jul

ISTED, ERNEST CHARLES  (657163) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W5780 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

24-Jul

ACTON, NORMAN  (965668) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W5780 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

24-Jul

BLATHERWICK, GEORGE  (1068042) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W5780 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

24-Jul

BOUMPHREY, ERIC HAROLD  (1283854) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W5780 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

24-Jul

BLAIR, TIMOTHY CLAYTON  (R/75117) RCAF - age 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5632 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

24-Jul

HAWES, WILLIAM GEORGE  (402504) RAAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5632 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

HOOPER, PERCIVAL JAMES  (404366) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5632 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

CLARKE, HAROLD FRANK  (1183538) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5632 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

CARTWRIGHT, ERIC  (1208967) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5632 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

SMITH, WILLIAM ROBERT  (1307055) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5632 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

CHIASSON, JOHN CHARLES  (R/65313) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5632 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

HAYWARD, ERIC LIONEL  (126810) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5867 EM-T of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

24-Jul

McCARTHY, JOHN JUSTIN NEVILLE  (401470) RNZAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5867 EM-T of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

24-Jul

ROWLAND, ARTHUR  (646781) RAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5867 EM-T of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

24-Jul

WORTHINGTON, DENIS LEONARD  (759163) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5867 EM-T of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

24-Jul

LEAHY, JOHN MICHAEL  (982476) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5867 EM-T of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

24-Jul

EDMONDS, RONALD ALFRED  (1260393) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5867 EM-T of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

24-Jul

LA SALLE, JOSEPH DANIEL LEO  (R/77173) RCAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5867 EM-T of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

24-Jul

MONTAGU, CHARLES SIDNEY BEATTIE DFC (86433) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane PR I, P2638 of No 208 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s on the return leg of a photo-reconnaissance sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24-Jul

PEEL, JACK DEMPSEY  (115123) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7567 BU-S of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Werkendam Protestant Cemetery.

24-Jul

DOBSON, DENIS FRANK  (539408) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7567 BU-S of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Werkendam Protestant Cemetery.

24-Jul

THORNE, FREDERICK ARTHUR WILLIAM  (550874) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7567 BU-S of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Werkendam Protestant Cemetery.

24-Jul

WITHERS, PETER JOHN  (924720) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7567 BU-S of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Werkendam Protestant Cemetery.

24-Jul

COOPER, ERIC HAROLD  (1223659) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7567 BU-S of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Werkendam Protestant Cemetery.

24-Jul

FLEMING, JOHN BROWN  (R/123282) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7567 BU-S of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Werkendam Protestant Cemetery.

24-Jul

LEWIS, GILBERT RONALD  (980451) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X8088,  of No 236 Sqn, which  failed to return from a anti-shipping raid on Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

WEBSTER, PAUL OSBORNE  (J/18280) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X8088,  of No 236 Sqn, which  failed to return from a anti-shipping raid on Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

MORRISON-JONES, COLIN RICHARD  (102541) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He died from injuries (in captivity?) sustained on 21 Jul 1942 whilst flying in Hurricane II, 'M' of No 238 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

24-Jul

MALM, ERIK (Nor 266)  - age

 

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3833 of No 332 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a Rhubarb over Belgium.  He is buried in Bruges Cemetery.

24-Jul

APPERSON, MAXWELL WARNOCK  (534437) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7769 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which crashed into Pocklington village following an engine failure in the circuit on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard.

24-Jul

ALBRIGHT, ROBERT BAKER  (J/15590) RCAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7769 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which crashed into Pocklington village following an engine failure in the circuit on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard.

24-Jul

STRONG, GEORGE FREDERICK  (J/7540) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7769 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which crashed into Pocklington village following an engine failure in the circuit on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard.

24-Jul

THURLOW, WILLIAM CHARLES  (R/70102) RCAF - age 22

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7769 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which crashed into Pocklington village following an engine failure in the circuit on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard.

24-Jul

OWENS, THOMAS REID  (R/79143) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7769 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which crashed into Pocklington village following an engine failure in the circuit on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard.

24-Jul

COLLOTON, WILLIAM  (1006114) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7769 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which crashed into Pocklington village following an engine failure in the circuit on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Birkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Cemetery.

24-Jul

WESTERN, ALBERT JAMES  (922948) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7769 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which crashed into Pocklington village following an engine failure in the circuit on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Brampford Speke (St Peter) Church Cemetery.

24-Jul

HEXTER, ROBERT WILLIAM  (R/68055) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7769 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which crashed into Pocklington village following an engine failure in the circuit on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Whetstone Cemetery.

24-Jul

KEMP, RONALD RICHARD  (108527) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9052 of No 459 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s off Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24-Jul

ALDRED, JACK CEDRIC  (1115097) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9052  of No 459 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s off Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24-Jul

DOWNWARD, GEORGE NORMAN  (1118601) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9052 of No 459 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s off Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24-Jul

ANDERSON, FRANK EDGAR  (J/9568) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9052 of No 459 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s off Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

24-Jul

RAE, ROBERT  (514673) RAF - age 32

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 946 Sqn and was found dead with a revolver shot wound in his head at his sleeping quarters at Newcastle, a verdict of suicide was returned.  He is buried in Dalziel (Airbles) Cemetery.

24-Jul

CHAMPION-JONES, PETER SMITHARD  (47131) RAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HX489 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on a transit flight between Gibraltar and Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

GRUNDY, ERIC WILSON  (116502) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HX489 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on a transit flight between Gibraltar and Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

PRIESTLEY, SAMUEL ALBERT GASTON  (403485) RAAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HX489 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on a transit flight between Gibraltar and Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

DOLAN, ROBERT ALFRED HENRY  (1186524) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HX489 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on a transit flight between Gibraltar and Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

THOMAS, PHILIP EDGAR  (1285562) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HX489 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on a transit flight between Gibraltar and Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

KENNEDY, JOHN RICHARD  (R/81069) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HX489 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on a transit flight between Gibraltar and Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-Jul

DUNFORD, LESLIE HENRY  (1188873) RAFVR - age 26

AC2

He was serving with No 119 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery.

24-Jul

TUTTLE, MEREDITH EDWARD  (1027511) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6646 of No 13 OTU, which spun into the ground and burst into flames whilst practicing single engine flying and approaches.  He is buried in Hethe (Holy Trinity) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

24-Jul

BARKER, WILLIAM ERIC  (1440683) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Fleet Finch, 4445 of No 17 EFTS, which dived into the ground near Otterson Lake, Brentwood, Nova Scotia.  He is buried in Windsor Maplewood Cemetery.

24-Jul

CAIRNS, ALLAN GRANT  (997925) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard I, N7069 of No 22 SFTS, which crashed near Somabula in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

24-Jul

MARTIN, REGINALD WILLIAM  (1387904) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard I, N7069 of No 22 SFTS, which crashed near Somabula in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

24-Jul

PLUME, STANLEY JAMES  (1376309) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV476 of No 25 OTU, which returned early from a night flying exercise and collided with T2707 of the same unit as it was practising circuits at Finningley.  He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

24-Jul

BECK, RICHARD COLVIN SEDDON DFM (402158) RNZAF - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV476 of No 25 OTU, which returned early from a night flying exercise and collided with T2707 of the same unit as it was practising circuits at Finningley.  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension.

24-Jul

JELLYMAN, HARRY CHAMPION  (1381351) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV476 of No 25 OTU, which returned early from a night flying exercise and collided with T2707 of the same unit as it was practising circuits at Finningley.  He is buried in Llantrisant (Trane) Cemetery.

24-Jul

ETHELL, FREDERICK COLIN  (950909) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV476 of No 25 OTU, which returned early from a night flying exercise and collided with T2707 of the same unit as it was practising circuits at Finningley.  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium.

24-Jul

ROBINSON, JOHN VERNON  (119240) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV476 of No 25 OTU, which returned early from a night flying exercise and collided with T2707 of the same unit as it was practising circuits at Finningley.  He is buried in Sefton (St Helen) Churchyard.

24-Jul

WATERSON, WILLIAM CAUFIELD  (116706) RAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV476 of No 25 OTU, which returned early from a night flying exercise and collided with T2707 of the same unit as it was practising circuits at Finningley.  He is buried in Uphall Cemetery.

24-Jul

HYDE, NORBRON BASIL  (1088309) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV476 of No 25 OTU, which returned early from a night flying exercise and collided with T2707 of the same unit as it was practising circuits at Finningley.  He is buried in Wombwell Cemetery.

24-Jul

SMITH, JOHN LAWRENCE  (519241) RAF - age Unknown

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2701 'L' of No 25 OTU, which collided with DV476 of the same unit as it was practising circuits at Finningley.  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension.

24-Jul

McDONALD, WILLIAM  (544774) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2701 'L' of No 25 OTU, which collided with DV476 of the same unit as it was practising circuits at Finningley.  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension.

24-Jul

LUTWYCHE, CHARLES EADE  (561197) RAF - age 31

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2701 'L' of No 25 OTU, which collided with DV476 of the same unit as it was practising circuits at Finningley.  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension.

24-Jul

BARROWS, ALBERT EDWIN  (1287636) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2701 'L' of No 25 OTU, which collided with DV476 of the same unit as it was practising circuits at Finningley.  He is buried in Kensington (Gunnersbury) Cemetery.

24-Jul

BURKS, LIONEL LODOWICK  (R/97142) RCAF - age 30

WO II

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5313 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed on take-off from Turnberry.  He is buried in Bedford City Cemetery.

24-Jul

TALL, HUBERT LESLIE  (1405784) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 56 RSU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery.

24-Jul

HENDERSON, DAVID GORDON  (R/93969) RCAF - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford DF293,  of No 6 (P) AFU, which crashed near Chipping Norton.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard.

24-Jul

ODISHO KHAIL  (X/45) Iraq Levies - age Unknown

Rab Khamshi

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.

24-Jul

GOLDWIN, LESLIE BERTRAM  (915860) RAFVR - age 25

Cpl

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

24-Jul

JEX, HAYDEN KENNETH ROY  (1486391) RAFVR - age 21

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 Oakham.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

24-Jul

LAIDLAW, MARGARET HUGHES  (2043917) WAAF - age 19

ACW1

She was serving in the UK and died in a Southport hospital from injuries shortly after a colliding with a NFS tender, while cycling.  She is buried in Dalkeith New Cemetery.

24-Jul

GRINDROD, WILFRED  (1486281) RAFVR - age 21

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 Chippenham.  He is buried in Rochdale Cemetery.

24-Jul

ROBINSON, MONTAGUE STEWART  (77345) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died in a hospital near Chester from an illness, no further details available as yet.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.

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