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Casualties - 25 - 26 July 1942


25-Jul

HOLT, GEORGE CHARLES  (1375230) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was serving with No 86 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium.

25-Jul

MOREY, MONTE RALPH  (403874) RAAF - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, Z8568 'P' of No 104 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing in the Burg el Arab area on its return from a raid on Tobruk due to engine problems.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

VINNICOMBE, THOMAS LESLIE  (404662) RAAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, Z8568 'P' of No 104 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing in the Burg el Arab area on its return from a raid on Tobruk due to engine problems.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

PORTER, DOUGLAS COE  (1176878) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, Z8568 'P' of No 104 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing in the Burg el Arab area on its return from a raid on Tobruk due to engine problems.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

EKE, GEORGE LEWIS  (1196631) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, Z8568 'P' of No 104 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing in the Burg el Arab area on its return from a raid on Tobruk due to engine problems.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

MILNER, RONALD AUGUSTINE  (1233252) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, Z8568 'P' of No 104 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing in the Burg el Arab area on its return from a raid on Tobruk due to engine problems.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

RUSSELL, HENRY MICHAEL  (106247) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF844 'O' of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Heraklion airfield.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

CLEMENT, OLIVER HOBGEN  (120428) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF844 'O' of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Heraklion airfield.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

McPHERSON, CAMERON CHARLES  (403873) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF844 'O' of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Heraklion airfield.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

WILSON, JAMES LESLIE  (405103) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF844 'O' of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Heraklion airfield.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

CONDRON, HAROLD  (643301) RAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF844 'O' of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Heraklion airfield.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

SMITH, DANIEL  (1310599) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF844 'O' of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Heraklion airfield.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

MEE, FREDERICK JACK  (108952) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL584 of No 111 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Jul

FERNIE, CAMPBELL WILLIAM JAMES  (C/1167) RCAF - age 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3603 of No 111 Sqn, which was captured after baling out off the French coast but died from injuries.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Jul

BROWN, EPHRAIM HUGH  (41777) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5806 'Y' of No 230 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Egyptian coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

NASH, HERBERT REGINALD  (63822) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5806 'Y' of No 230 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Egyptian coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

CHAPMAN, WILLIAM ARTHUR HARGREAVES  (76468) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5806 'Y' of No 230 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Egyptian coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

HARDING, KENNETH FREDERICK  (104580) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5806 'Y' of No 230 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Egyptian coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

CATTEMULL, ERIC ERNEST THOMAS  (104595) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5806 'Y' of No 230 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Egyptian coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

WILLIAMS, ALBERT GORDON BOSWELL  (401450) RNZAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5806 'Y' of No 230 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Egyptian coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

BENTLEY, JACK EDWARD SEDGWICK  (402129) RNZAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5806 'Y' of No 230 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Egyptian coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

WILLIAMS, ERIC SUTHERLAND CLUTTON  (527375) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5806 'Y' of No 230 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Egyptian coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

BULMAN, WILLIAM  (536357) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5806 'Y' of No 230 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Egyptian coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

BLASHILL, LEONARD  (751447) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5806 'Y' of No 230 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Egyptian coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

MACDONALD, ALASTAIR HUGH  (802508) AuxAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5806 'Y' of No 230 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Egyptian coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

RIDING, AMON  (1104388) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5806 'Y' of No 230 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Egyptian coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

MANLEY, ROLAND LIONEL  (142664) SAAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L5806 'Y' of No 230 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Egyptian coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

BUNN, WILLIAM GEORGE  (940626) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, VIII7 of No 277 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Jul

ARUNDEL, JOHN STANLEY GEORGE  (R/83862) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, VIII7 of No 277 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Jul

STOKES, JOHN FREDERICK  (J/9460) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM142 of No 416 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Jul

TAYLOR, WILLIAM GEORGE  (6201) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1462 UV-R of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

25-Jul

LEIGHTON, JOHN WILLIAM EDWARD  (40053) RAF - age 25

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1462 UV-R of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

25-Jul

SAMS, LAURENCE JAMES  (407834) RAAF - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1462 UV-R of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

25-Jul

TABER, RONALD ERNEST  (907830) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was serving with No 605 Sqn died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Jakarta in Java.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

25-Jul

MALCZYNSKI Marian (P.780056) PAF - age 26

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford l, V3866  of No 16 (P) SFTS, which spun into the ground at Cropwell Bishop, Nottinghamshire, whilst on a night training flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

25-Jul

BEGLEY, WILSON PATTERSON  (R/55367) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BP195 of No 243 Wing, which was lost on a delivery flight to No 213 Sqn.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

25-Jul

RUTTER, HENRY  (522987) RAF - age 29

Sgt

He was serving with No 3 (C) OTU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery.

25-Jul

WINGFIELD, MERVYN RICHARD E. A. RHYS  (1319011) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ732 of No 32 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Lillestrom in Saskatchewan.  He is buried in Moose Jaw (Rosedale) Cemetery.

25-Jul

ROBINSON, MONTAGUE STEWART  (77345) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8175 of No 57 OTU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Huxley in Cheshire (CWGC has the date at 24 Jul 1942?).  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.

25-Jul

BARTON, COLIN WILLIAM BIDWELL  (412187) RNZAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DE121 of the FTU, which spun into the ground near Mousehold in Norfolk having run out of fuel on a navigation and fuel consumption test flight.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk.

25-Jul

KATER, ROBERT GEORGE EPHRAIM  (R/87959) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DE121 of the FTU, which spun into the ground near Mousehold in Norfolk having run out of fuel on a navigation and fuel consumption test flight.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk.

25-Jul

LEMON, JAMES EDWARD  (R/92096) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DE121 of the FTU, which spun into the ground near Mousehold in Norfolk having run out of fuel on a navigation and fuel consumption test flight.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk.

25-Jul

CARPENTER, DONALD EDMUND (DON)  (931393) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DE121 of the FTU, which spun into the ground near Mousehold in Norfolk having run out of fuel on a navigation and fuel consumption test flight.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery.

25-Jul

RHODES, ARTHUR  (1127964) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

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

25-Jul

GALBRAITH, FRANCIS WILSON  (1125299) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was travelling or serving aboard HMT Johann Van Olden Barnevelat, but the circumstances of his death have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

25-Jul

MacLEOD, CATHERINE  (2045870) WAAF - age 21

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 Manchester.  She is buried in Gravir (or Grabhir) Cemetery.

25-Jul

WRAY, ALFRED TREVOR  (1474444) 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 Middlesborough.  He is buried in Middlesbrough (Acklam) Cemetery.

25-Jul

CASTELOW, BEN HALL  (122436) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire, N3273 of No 57 OTU, which crashed at Redbrook near Whitchurch in Shropshire.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

26-Jul

KING, GERALD PURDON  (86730) RAFVR - age 39

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8502 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Ruurlo (Achter Zieuwent) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

26-Jul

NADEN, JOHN WILFRED  (124730) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8591 PH-O of No 12 Sqn, which the aircraft was abandoned after being hit by flak on a raid to Duisburg but he did not survive.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

26-Jul

BYRNE, PHILLIP DENIS  (534732) RAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7576 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Venlo on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

26-Jul

SHOEMAKER, WILBERT ANDREWS  (J/7035) RCAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7576 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Venlo on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

26-Jul

FITZGERALD, JOHN CHISHOLM  (R/88211) RCAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7576 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Venlo on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

26-Jul

MILNE, DENIS  (80070) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 20 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery.

26-Jul

MAPLE, JOHN EDWARD  (110870) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1147 TL-J of No 35 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

26-Jul

ALLSOPP, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (411063) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1147 TL-J of No 35 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

26-Jul

DAY, JOHN FRANCIS  (J/8099) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1147 TL-J of No 35 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

26-Jul

BRUCE, HADDO ERIC VON  (J/15668) RCAF - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1147 TL-J of No 35 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

26-Jul

ROSS, DOUGLAS MACRAE  (R/76228) RCAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1147 TL-J of No 35 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

26-Jul

EVANS, CLARENCE ERNEST  (R/91535) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1147 TL-J of No 35 Sqn, which crashed in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

26-Jul

WHITTEN, RONALD FREDERICK  (41971) RNZAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HL863 'T' of No 43 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie in the Fecamp area.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.

26-Jul

TIDD, HERBERT RICHARD  (33072) RAF - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM484 of No 72 Sqn, which was shot down near Calais by Fw 190s on a Rodeo.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

BRYSON, NORMAN ALBERT  (40859) RNZAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3714 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

ROSS, STANLEY DAVID  (41359) RNZAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3714 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

COPPERSMITH, RAYMOND PATRICK  (391697) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3714 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

CAIRNS, LOUVAIN TREVOR  (402437) RNZAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3714 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

SPITTAL, PHILIP CHARLES  (404420) RNZAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3714 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

McPHERSON, COLIN VALENTINE  (404912) RNZAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3714 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

MITCHENER, CHARLES  (102588) RAFVR - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1184 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

TWEEDALE, ERNEST ARTHUR  (616062) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1184 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

TAYLOR, WALTER JOHN  (927153) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1184 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

HORGAN, DAVID  (1181632) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1184 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

DOWLING, LIONEL GEORGE  (1312587) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1184 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

DANIEL, WILI IAM KENNETH  (1381051) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1184 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

BISSONNETTE, GUY ANDRE RENE  (R/91666) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1184 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

MITCHELL, PETER  (932483) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN565 of No 79 Sqn, which crashed near Dum Dum whilst attempting to avoid a tree at low level.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery.

26-Jul

WHITEHEAD, HAROLD HOPPER  (48895) RAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, R5619 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

CORFIELD, JACK WILLIAM  (128672) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, R5619 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

WILSON, RALPH ALEXANDER  (405008) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, R5619 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

BRASH, ROBERT HUGH  (910235) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, R5619 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

RUDGE, ERNEST ARNOLD  (1100638) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, R5619 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

McCARTEN, JOHN  (1326338) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, R5619 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

BARBER, HERBERT BOYD  (J/5686) RCAF - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, R5619 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

BARRACLOUGH, OSWALD  (644523) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5487 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kviberg Cemetery.

26-Jul

WILLIAMS, KENNETH JAMES  (120074) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5487 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

RICHARDSON, JOHN GEORGE  (751194) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5487 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

GRIMWOOD, ERIC NORMAN  (1183176) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5487 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

GREY, THOMAS ALLISON  (1495685) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5487 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

McMURCHY, WILLIAM ARCHIBALD  (J/5484) RCAF - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5487 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

DOYLE, JOHN PETER  (R/90540) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5487 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

SAMUEL, WILLIAM MCPHIE  (749547) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5608 of No 106 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery.

26-Jul

BAILEY, GARNET JAMES  (403491) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5608 of No 106 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

FREEMAN, DIAMOND  (942986) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5608 of No 106 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

BRADLEY, ERNEST  (997206) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5608 of No 106 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

BUTLER, RICHARD WILLIAM  (1191385) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5608 of No 106 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

YOUNG, LEONARD WALTER  (646248) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5683 of No 106 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Boston, Lincolnshire en-route to a raid Duisburg.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

26-Jul

GRIMWADE, JAMES WILLIAM  (403664) RAAF - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5683 of No 106 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Boston, Lincolnshire en-route to a raid Duisburg.  He is buried in Coningsby Cemetery.

26-Jul

BEADDIE, ROBERT LOVIE  (617835) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5683 of No 106 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Boston, Lincolnshire en-route to a raid Duisburg.  He is buried in Coningsby Cemetery.

26-Jul

DARVILL, MONTAGUE  (925500) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5683 of No 106 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Boston, Lincolnshire en-route to a raid Duisburg.  He is buried in Coningsby Cemetery.

26-Jul

APPLEYARD, GEOFFREY  (1058273) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5683 of No 106 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Boston, Lincolnshire en-route to a raid Duisburg.  He is buried in Coningsby Cemetery.

26-Jul

SMITH, RAY BRANTON  (J/15451) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5683 of No 106 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Boston, Lincolnshire en-route to a raid Duisburg.  He is buried in Coningsby Cemetery.

26-Jul

DAVIE, JAMES DOUGLAS  (752091) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5683 of No 106 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Boston, Lincolnshire en-route to a raid Duisburg.  He is buried in Felixstowe New Cemetery.

26-Jul

SPENCER, GEORGE REGINALD STONE  (929737) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3837 RT-T of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during an Intruder sortie to Venlo.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

26-Jul

CAUSLEY, LEONARD  (1203557) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3837 RT-T of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during an Intruder sortie to Venlo.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

26-Jul

GRAY, LAWRENCE AUBREY LYTTON  (1253514) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, R3837 RT-T of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during an Intruder sortie to Venlo.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

26-Jul

STRASSER, GEORGE ANTHONY  (108827) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5635 RT-Q of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down during an Intruder sortie to Venlo.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jul

ALLEN, ERIC GEORGE HENRY  (109054) RAFVR - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5635 RT-Q of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down during an Intruder sortie to Venlo.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jul

HARROLD, JOHN CHRISTOPHER  (1272100) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5635 RT-Q of No 114 Sqn, which was shot down during an Intruder sortie to Venlo.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

26-Jul

SMITH, ROBERT AINSLIE  (R/73287) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6264 RT-X of No 114 Sqn, which crashed off the Dutch coast during an intruder sortie to Leeuwarden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

LESLIE, PERCY GARTSHORE  (R/77298) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6264 RT-X of No 114 Sqn, which crashed off the Dutch coast during an intruder sortie to Leeuwarden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

WARNICK, EUGENE EDWARD  (R/84138) RCAF - age 23

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6264 RT-X of No 114 Sqn, which crashed off the Dutch coast during an intruder sortie to Leeuwarden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

SCOTT, JOHN WALKER  (116705) RAFVR - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1606 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jul

BOURKE, CYRIL WELLESLEY  (625779) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1606 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jul

WESTON, CECIL STANLEY  (1109648) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1606 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jul

BOWEN, ALWYNE ROBERT  (1187036) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1606 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jul

FELT, DONALD ORLO  (J/7072) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1606 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jul

OMENS, GILBERT INLAND  (108642) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Magister I, N3929 of No 133 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Chilworth Manor, Godalming, Surrey.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

26-Jul

ROCK, WILLIAM GEORGE  (649532) RAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9282 NF-M of No 138 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a power station at Cholet.  He is buried in Vire New Communal Cemetery.

26-Jul

THORNTON, DOUGLAS  (1055021) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9282 NF-M of No 138 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a power station at Cholet.  He is buried in Vire New Communal Cemetery.

26-Jul

WHALLEY, JAMES  (1072964) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9282 NF-M of No 138 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a power station at Cholet.  He is buried in Vire New Communal Cemetery.

26-Jul

OWEN, JOHN  (1166741) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9282 NF-M of No 138 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against a power station at Cholet.  He is buried in Vire New Communal Cemetery.

26-Jul

SPRAKE, NOEL GEOFFREY  (109943) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1287 QT-Q of No 142 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Kviberg Cemetery.

26-Jul

WARD, BERTRAM NOEL  (110864) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1287 QT-Q of No 142 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

MOSS, DOUGLAS WALLACE  (937092) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1287 QT-Q of No 142 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

MANSELL, ROY ALBERT  (951088) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1287 QT-Q of No 142 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

KEDGLEY, ORME  (1264506) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1287 QT-Q of No 142 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

BEESTON, RICHARD DENISON  (403650) RAAF - age 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3795 of No 150 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea following an engine failure on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

COLLINS, BASIL OSBORN  (920126) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1211 NP-J of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

26-Jul

DEJACE, LEONARD JOSEPH  (81632) RAFVR - age 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, ? of No 236 Sqn, which failed to return from meteorological recce flight to Norway.  He is buried in Liege (Robermont) Cemetery.

26-Jul

BRETT, JAMES VINCENT  (938893) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying as the observer in Beaufighter, T4987 of No 252 Sqn, which was hit by flak during a shipping recce.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

26-Jul

JANEK Stanislaw (P.794580) PAF - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, Z1244  of No 300 Sqn, which the aircraft was damaged by a German night fighter on a raid to Duisburg and he was killed in the attack.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

26-Jul

TUCKER, JOHN RICHARDS  (J/7448) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM429 of No 401 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Rodeo.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

NETTLE, WILLIAM HARRIE  (400330) RAAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1399 UV-P of No 460 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jul

BURGESS, CLIFFORD HENRY  (406344) RAAF - age 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1399 UV-P of No 460 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jul

MILLS, DAVID BRUCE  (407298) RAAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1399 UV-P of No 460 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jul

BAGLEY, DONALD  (1109333) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1399 UV-P of No 460 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jul

MILLIGAN, JAMES MCPHERSON  (1310076) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1399 UV-P of No 460 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

26-Jul

TINKLER, ARCHIBALD EDMOND  (400741) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1483 UV-D of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

26-Jul

TULLOH, IVAN THOMAS  (401865) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1483 UV-D of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

26-Jul

BREEN, FREDERICK JAMES  (402760) RAAF - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1483 UV-D of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

26-Jul

STOREY, JOHN  (403965) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1483 UV-D of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

26-Jul

BICE, AUBREY ARCHDALE  (405066) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1483 UV-D of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

26-Jul

JAMES, DAVID HENRY JENKINS  (1601530) RAFVR - age 33

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor II, Z7219 of No 1 SS, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft flew into the ground near Scampton.  He is buried in Carigan Cemetery.

26-Jul

DE CLERCQ, JOHN MARY FERNAND  (122439) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor II, Z7219 of No 1 SS, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft flew into the ground near Scampton.  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

26-Jul

CHEESEBROUGH, JOHN SIDNEY  (519888) RAF - age 28

Sgt

He was serving with No 111 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery.

26-Jul

PRAG, GEORGE ANTHONY  (1260484) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was serving with No 1401 Flt at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

McGEE, THOMAS BARTLEY  (R/69352) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD349 of No 19 OTU, which crashed into Dornach Firth following an engine failure during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground.

26-Jul

MEEK, REGINALD THORLEY  (118080) RAFVR - age 24

Pilot Officer

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD349 of No 19 OTU, which crashed into Dornach Firth following an engine failure during a cross country exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

MILLAR, JOHN EDWARD  (1066492) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD349 of No 19 OTU, which crashed into Dornach Firth following an engine failure during a cross country exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

SCOTT, GEORGE GARDENER  (1117206) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD349 of No 19 OTU, which crashed into Dornach Firth following an engine failure during a cross country exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

HAYES, CHARLES ERROL  (1160619) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD349 of No 19 OTU, which crashed into Dornach Firth following an engine failure during a cross country exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

CAMPBELL, PETER HAY  (1100642) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hotspur II, BT685 of No 2 GTS, which crashed after the tail broke off shortly after release from the tug.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Seafield) Cemetery.

26-Jul

JACKSON, ALBERT FARISH  (119351) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hotspur II, BT685 of No 2 GTS, which crashed after the tail broke off shortly after release from the tug.  He is buried in Kidlington Burial Ground.

26-Jul

MOODY, IVOR TERENCE  (1404392) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving with No 263 Wing at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Beirut War Cemetery.

26-Jul

DINGWALL, WILLIAM HERMAN  (118573) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG388 of No 41 OTU, which dived into the ground near Ringwood, Hampshire.  He is buried in Salisbury (London Road) Cemetery.

26-Jul

NORTON, KENNETH STANLEY  (119355) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, W6480 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the North Sea during a bombing practice.  He is buried in Hampstead Cemetery.

26-Jul

PIKE, ROBERT HART  (119357) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, W6480 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the North Sea during a bombing practice.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

DEAN, THOMAS  (120923) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, W6480 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the North Sea during a bombing practice.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

HENRY, RALPH BALLANTYNE  (J/7615) RCAF - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, W6480 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the North Sea during a bombing practice.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Jul

PATTERSON, PETER LINDSAY  (1105299) RAFVR - age 22

AC1

He was serving with No 53 RSU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

26-Jul

ELLISON, WESLEY THOMAS  (1439182) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

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

26-Jul

TAKER, WILLIAM HENRY  (646577) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving at India at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery.

26-Jul

SMITH, CHARLES EDWIN  (357985) RAF - age 39

Flt Sgt

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 Manchester (35).  He is buried in Earsdon (St Alban) Churchyard.

26-Jul

TROWER, JOHN  (1343372) RAFVR - age 20

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 Westminster.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Mount Vernon) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

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