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Casualties - 1 - 2 August 1942


01-Aug

HALL, WILLIAM THOMAS GEORGE  (656384) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ876 of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

01-Aug

MILLER, ROBERT GEORGE  (1330953) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ876 of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

01-Aug

CLARKE, WILFRED VICTOR  (J/15667) RCAF - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ876 of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

01-Aug

MARTIN, ALISTAIR BRUCE  (R/72512) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ876 of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

01-Aug

PINK, REGINALD ERNEST SIDNEY  (116483) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ878 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

DONELAN, PETER JOHN HENRY  (1378642) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ878 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

FORD, GEORGE EDWARD  (R/79656) RCAF - age 25

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ878 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

HANNABY, JOHN  (R/85918) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ878 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

McILVEEN, ARCHIBALD EDWARD  (R/85920) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ878 of No 9 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

BARRETT, THOMAS  (117443) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8499 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed at Heuthe on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

DOWN, FREDERICK HENRY  (119719) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8499 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed at Heuthe on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

BRETT, DONALD WILLIAM  (930163) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8499 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed at Heuthe on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

GOOD, WALTER HENRY  (977292) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8499 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed at Heuthe on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

LAXDAL, HUGH LAWRENCE  (R/85382) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8499 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed at Heuthe on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

GERMAN, MAURICE  (1282510) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9614 of No 14 Sqn, which was injured and captured having been shot down on a night raid on Fuka  He may have been killed when the ship he was being taken to Europe on was sunk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

01-Aug

BOLTON, LESLIE ARTHUR  (1187372) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was serving with No 17 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery.

01-Aug

JONES, CHRISTOPHER HASTIE  (37183) RAF - age Unknown

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6432 WV-J of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 during an intruder sortie to Venlo airfield.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

WAYLETT, KENNETH MALCOLM  (1150946) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6432 WV-J of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 during an intruder sortie to Venlo airfield.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

EVANS, AUSTEN DOUGLAS  (1155050) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6432 WV-J of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 during an intruder sortie to Venlo airfield.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

BRAYBROOK, BERTRAM STANLEY  (403470) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1100 TL-G of No 35 Sqn, which crashed in Holland after being hit by flak in the target area on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

01-Aug

MORRIS, ROBERT THOMAS  (1230755) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1100 TL-G of No 35 Sqn, which crashed in Holland after being hit by flak in the target area on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

01-Aug

KELLY, GERARD  (535494) RAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7537 KM-L of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

FORMAN, ERNEST  (649535) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7537 KM-L of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

TETLEY, NORMAN  (778286) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7537 KM-L of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

RIX, PETER  (778317) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7537 KM-L of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

MACMAHON, JOHN MACINTYRE  (778645) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7537 KM-L of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

GARDNER, CHARLEY NORMAN  (778828) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7537 KM-L of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

EGAN, EDWARD BYRON  (R/92046) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7537 KM-L of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

HOWARTH, KENNETH TURNER  (581154) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ607 of No 57 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Walcheren after being hit by naval flak on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

01-Aug

SMITH, FRANCIS JOHN  (1291796) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ607 of No 57 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Walcheren after being hit by naval flak on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

01-Aug

FURNELL, ROBERT EDWIN  (1311105) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ607 of No 57 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Walcheren after being hit by naval flak on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

01-Aug

TANNER, WILLIAM JOHN  (1332536) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ607 of No 57 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Walcheren after being hit by naval flak on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

01-Aug

MURPHY, THOMAS FRANCIS  (R/77771) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ607 of No 57 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Walcheren after being hit by naval flak on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

01-Aug

McAULEY, JOHN ANTHONY  (1006977) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB195 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which was mortally wounded in a night fighter attack during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Longton (St Oswald) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

01-Aug

ATKINS, ROBERT PETER  (113858) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was attached from No 92 Sqn and was probably was killed whilst flying Hurricane IIC, BP379 of No 80 Sqn, which was shot down in flames over the lines at El Alamein.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

01-Aug

MURPHY, JAMES  (1006794) RAFVR - age 30

LAC

He was serving with No 92 Sqn, and was possibly killed during an air raid on Heliopolis.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

01-Aug

TAYLOR, JAMES HENRY  (1112388) RAFVR - age 26

LAC

He was serving with No 92 Sqn, and was possibly killed during an air raid on Heliopolis.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

01-Aug

TYSOE, FREDERICK STANLEY  (1198281) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 92 Sqn, and was possibly killed during an air raid on Heliopolis.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

01-Aug

HOWARD, FREDERICK CHARLES  (1244626) RAFVR - age 35

AC1

He was serving with No 92 Sqn, and was possibly killed during an air raid on Heliopolis.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

01-Aug

DALLY, AUBREY RAYMOND  (405746) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ841 of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

DANIEL, ALLAN WILFRED  (1183536) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ841 of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

WARD, SIDNEY BERTRAM  (1280557) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ841 of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

NORTHFIELD, DERRYCK DOUGLAS  (1388137) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ841 of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

VAUTOUR, ALBENI CAMILLE  (R/64920) RCAF - age 21

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ841 of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

KERRY, PHADRIC WOODROW  (104567) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DK308 GB-J of No 105 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

01-Aug

GASKELL, HENRY ELLIOTT  (407711) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5604 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

MERRALLS, PETER ERNEST  (742016) RAFVR - age 24

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5604 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

COOPER, KENNETH JOHN  (1164825) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5604 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

HOLMES, ERNEST FRANK  (1310316) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5604 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

ELLIS-BUXTON, BASIL LIONEL  (1330124) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5604 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

SMITH, ARNOLD GEORGE  (651289) RAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5604 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

GRIMSHAW, LESLIE THOMAS  (1379753) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5604 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

QUINN, BERNARD FRANCIS  (1114417) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston II, AL280 of No 107 Sqn, which was ditched off the English coast with an engine fire as a result of flak over the target of Flushing.  He is buried in Whitley Bay (Hartley South) Cemetery.

01-Aug

CORAH, GEOFFREY PETER  (115161) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston II, AL725 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on Flushing.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

01-Aug

ALLEN, FRANK EDWARD  (118637) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston II, AL725 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on Flushing.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

01-Aug

LINDLEY, ARTHUR ALAN HEWSON  (120181) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston II, AL725 of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on Flushing.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

01-Aug

RAWCLIFFE, PETER WELBURN  (814238) AuxAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1622 of No 156 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

01-Aug

ILLINGWORTH, ALFRED MAURICE  (971854) RAFVR - age 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1622 of No 156 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

01-Aug

CHESSUN, LAURENT HARRY  (1284528) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1622 of No 156 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

01-Aug

WOOF, REGINALD  (J/15546) RCAF - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1622 of No 156 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

01-Aug

COULSON, SNOWDON  (1063723) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1622 of No 156 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

WEBSTER, ARTHUR ALFRED  (121944) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4000 of No 201 Sqn, which ditched in the Atlantic during a convoy patrol but the depth charges blew up as it began to sink.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

WILKINS, ROBERT WILLIAM  (127518) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4000 of No 201 Sqn, which ditched in the Atlantic during a convoy patrol but the depth charges blew up as it began to sink.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

BATTERSBY, LEONARD  (526176) RAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4000 of No 201 Sqn, which ditched in the Atlantic during a convoy patrol but the depth charges blew up as it began to sink.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

MUIR, GEORGE FALCONER  (552148) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4000 of No 201 Sqn, which ditched in the Atlantic during a convoy patrol but the depth charges blew up as it began to sink.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

MANSBRIDGE, WILLIAM JACK  (570401) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4000 of No 201 Sqn, which ditched in the Atlantic during a convoy patrol but the depth charges blew up as it began to sink.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

GURNETT, FRANK HENRY WILLIAM  (640522) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4000 of No 201 Sqn, which ditched in the Atlantic during a convoy patrol but the depth charges blew up as it began to sink.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

ABBOTT, HAROLD  (759273) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4000 of No 201 Sqn, which ditched in the Atlantic during a convoy patrol but the depth charges blew up as it began to sink.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

KENYON, DONALD  (1148273) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4000 of No 201 Sqn, which ditched in the Atlantic during a convoy patrol but the depth charges blew up as it began to sink.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

FIELD, PHILIP RALPH  (1218911) RAFVR - age Unknown

Cpl

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4000 of No 201 Sqn, which ditched in the Atlantic during a convoy patrol but the depth charges blew up as it began to sink.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

CLIVE-DAVIES, ARTHUR CORFIELD SOMERSET  (1332179) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4000 of No 201 Sqn, which ditched in the Atlantic during a convoy patrol but the depth charges blew up as it began to sink.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

MACHIN, ALFRED GEORGE GLYN  (122021) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T5039 of No 252 Sqn, which crashed near Sidi Barrani following an attack on barges at Tobruk.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

01-Aug

NICHOLS, COLIN BERTRAM ARTHUR  (131141) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T5039 of No 252 Sqn, which crashed near Sidi Barrani following an attack on barges at Tobruk.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

01-Aug

JARZEMBOWSKI Stanislaw (P.780238) PAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X7935 of No 307 Sqn, which crashed at Winkleigh following an engine failure and fire.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

01-Aug

WATTERS, IVOR  (610633) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II W7718 LQ-T of No 405 Sqn, which crashed on fire near Heppeneert in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

01-Aug

HUNTER, JAMES  (529359) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1109 LQ-S of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Vorst on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

BOND, FRANCIS CHARLES  (651275) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1109 LQ-S of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Vorst on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

LAUGHLIN, WILLIAM ALEXANDER BENJAMIN  (932631) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1109 LQ-S of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Vorst on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

WOODMAN, STANLEY  (1258982) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1109 LQ-S of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Vorst on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

O'BRIEN, JOHN FAWELL  (1269969) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1109 LQ-S of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Vorst on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

IRISH, JACK WILLIAM  (R/111773) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1109 LQ-S of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Vorst on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

ANDERSON, EDWARD ALLISON  (R/83646) RCAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1109 LQ-S of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Vorst on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

WARR, HERBERT CHEVAL ARCHER  (402582) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE244 EQ-P of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Turnhout (Zevendonk) Churchyard.

01-Aug

PRICE, HAROLD  (1052836) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE244 EQ-P of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Turnhout (Zevendonk) Churchyard.

01-Aug

LLOYD, CLARENCE FRANKLIN  (R/62683) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE244 EQ-P of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Turnhout (Zevendonk) Churchyard.

01-Aug

GREENAWAY, ARTHUR JOHN  (1325719) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE355 PT-A of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

FROST, WILLIAM DAVID  (J/15686) RCAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE355 PT-A of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

STEWART, ROBERT REGINALD  (R/73095) RCAF - age 24

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE355 PT-A of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

KAUFMAN, WILLIAM JOHN  (R/75691) RCAF - age 23

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE355 PT-A of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

RILEY, CHARLES GUY  (416285) RAAF - age 20

Fg Off

He was serving with No 453 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery.

01-Aug

HARRISON, WALTER  (740905) RAFVR - age 30

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, AA781 of No 1 PRU, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie to Vegesack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

BAGLEY, WILLIAM JOHN  (1315216) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9379 of No 103 CF, which crashed on the approach to Elsham Wolds following an engine failure.  He is buried in Brecon (St David) Churchyard.

01-Aug

SIMONS, ALEXANDER  (117648) RAFVR - age 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9379 of No 103 CF, which crashed on the approach to Elsham Wolds following an engine failure.  He is buried in Brigg Cemetery.

01-Aug

KEANE, JAMES WILLIAM  (405739) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9379 of No 103 CF, which crashed on the approach to Elsham Wolds following an engine failure.  He is buried in Brigg Cemetery.

01-Aug

HENSON, JOSEPH ARTHUR  (574386) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9379 of No 103 CF, which crashed on the approach to Elsham Wolds following an engine failure.  He is buried in Brigg Cemetery.

01-Aug

MORGAN, CHRISTOPHER HUBERT  (1079178) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9379 of No 103 CF, which crashed on the approach to Elsham Wolds following an engine failure.  He is buried in Brigg Cemetery.

01-Aug

FINNEY, ALEXANDER EDWARD  (1220309) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9379 of No 103 CF, which crashed on the approach to Elsham Wolds following an engine failure.  He is buried in Brigg Cemetery.

01-Aug

MUNRO, JOHN  (1344207) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9379 of No 103 CF, which crashed on the approach to Elsham Wolds following an engine failure.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery.

01-Aug

LIGHTOWLER, SQUIRE  (1088070) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9379 of No 103 CF, which crashed on the approach to Elsham Wolds following an engine failure.  He is buried in Low Moor (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

01-Aug

LANGAN, LESLIE JOSEPH  (1376333) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9379 of No 103 CF, which crashed on the approach to Elsham Wolds following an engine failure.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery.

01-Aug

HANCOCK, OWEN DOUGLAS  (657174) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9379 of No 103 CF, which crashed on the approach to Elsham Wolds following an engine failure.  He is buried in West End (St James) Church Cemetery.

01-Aug

CLARKE, HAROLD GEORGE  (401300) RAAF - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4117 GL-N of No 14 OTU, which he was severely injured the aircraft crash landed 16 miles from Torquay after being attacked twice by fighters and hit by flak on a raid to Dusseldorf and later died from his injuries.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

01-Aug

LOBB, LEONARD  (1265566) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, N9062 GL-W3 of No 14 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Tilburg (Gilzerbaan) General Cemetery.

01-Aug

SHAILER, SIDNEY ALAN  (411406) RAAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1185 GL-B2 of No 14 OTU, which was probably shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

01-Aug

McLEAN, DAVID GERALD  (J/9506) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1185 GL-B2 of No 14 OTU, which was probably shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

01-Aug

BLOOMER, GEORGE TAYLOR  (R/81457) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1185 GL-B2 of No 14 OTU, which was probably shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

01-Aug

GUTHRIE, ROBERT EDMUND  (406649) RAAF - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5322 GL-U3 of No 14 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

HUNKING, ELWIN THOMAS  (R/78903) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5322 GL-U3 of No 14 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

McMULLIN, CHARLES ALEXANDER BRIAN  (1184109) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5322 GL-U3 of No 14 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

HOLMES, WILLIAM EDWARD WALL  (R/97505) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5344 of No 14 OTU, which he abandoned the aircraft as instructed after the pilot lost control over the Dutch coast  However, the pilot managed to regain control and make a forced landing in the UK.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

REVELL, JACK LEWIS  (1180849) RAFVR - age 31

Cpl

He had been serving with No 153 MU and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Surabaya in Java.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

01-Aug

COX, HORATIO LESLIE  (798636) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF852 'C2' of No 16 OTU, which crashed in Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

01-Aug

KURTZ, DENNIS HAIG  (R/75874) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF852 'C2' of No 16 OTU, which crashed in Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

01-Aug

ROBERTSON, EUGENE GARLAND  (R/83401) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF852 'C2' of No 16 OTU, which crashed in Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

01-Aug

HARVIE, LLOYD GORDON  (R/83855) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF852 'C2' of No 16 OTU, which crashed in Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

01-Aug

HUESTON, ELDEN FRANCIS  (R/68744) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF852 'C2' of No 16 OTU, which crashed in Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery.

01-Aug

COX, WILFRID LEONARD  (61474) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF852 'C2' of No 16 OTU, which crashed in Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

VICKERS, EDGAR HENRY  (403153) RAAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, DV736 'F2' of No 16 OTU, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

01-Aug

MOORE, FRANCIS PERRIE GEORGE  (404085) RNZAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, DV736 'F2' of No 16 OTU, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

01-Aug

LONG, NORMAN ALFRED  (656328) RAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, DV736 'F2' of No 16 OTU, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

01-Aug

REDHEAD, GEORGE  (940304) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, DV736 'F2' of No 16 OTU, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

01-Aug

GIBSON, RODNEY DAVID  (R/68762) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, DV736 'F2' of No 16 OTU, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

01-Aug

ARMSTRONG, THOMAS JAMES  (R/77407) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, DV736 'F2' of No 16 OTU, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

01-Aug

SINGER, IAN DOUGLAS  (1073899) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9983 of No 21 OTU, which was shot down (by flak or night fighter) during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

01-Aug

BRIMFIELD, DENNIS GEORGE  (1288349) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9983 of No 21 OTU, which was shot down (by flak or night fighter) during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

01-Aug

CALLAGHAN, RICHARD HOWELL  (1312476) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9983 of No 21 OTU, which was shot down (by flak or night fighter) during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

01-Aug

ANSTEE, BRIAN ROBERT  (1314169) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9983 of No 21 OTU, which was shot down (by flak or night fighter) during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

01-Aug

HOWELLS, RONALD  (1381796) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9983 of No 21 OTU, which was shot down (by flak or night fighter) during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

01-Aug

WHITING, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1180652) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD347  of No 24 OTU, which was shot down by night fighters during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

01-Aug

STYLES, ERIC LEONARD  (761201) RAFVR - age 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9512  of No 24 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

SZUMLINSKI, CHARLES LEONARD  (J/9916) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9512  of No 24 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

DONAHUE, WALTER VERNARD  (R/84823) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9512  of No 24 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

JONES, EDWARD JAMES  (R/95236) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9512  of No 24 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

01-Aug

PENNEY, WILLIAM FRANCIS  (R/107561) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV439 'H' of No 25 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom Canadian War Cemetery.

01-Aug

DAY, WALTER HAROLD  (628063) RAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV560 'K' of No 25 OTU, which was shot down by flak and crashed in Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

01-Aug

MASON, VICTOR STANLEY  (1386307) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV560 'K' of No 25 OTU, which was shot down by flak and crashed in Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

01-Aug

SIMONSON, VERNON LEROY  (R/85420) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV560 'K' of No 25 OTU, which was shot down by flak and crashed in Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

01-Aug

CAMPBELL, JAMES BERTRAM  (R/88552) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV560 'K' of No 25 OTU, which was shot down by flak and crashed in Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

01-Aug

TREADWELL, WILLIAM HENRY  (R/93386) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV560 'K' of No 25 OTU, which was shot down by flak and crashed in Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

01-Aug

SHARPE, OSWALD LLOYD  (403959) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV829 'L' of No 25 OTU, which was hit by flak and crashed into a pylon during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

PADKIN, GORDON CRAIG  (776139) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV829 'L' of No 25 OTU, which was hit by flak and crashed into a pylon during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

CAMPBELL, JAMES ROSS  (1335833) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV829 'L' of No 25 OTU, which was hit by flak and crashed into a pylon during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

MOODY, CHARLES HENRY  (1383719) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV829 'L' of No 25 OTU, which was hit by flak and crashed into a pylon during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

01-Aug

PRIME, PETER  (R/79255) RCAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2909 'E' of No 25 OTU, which probably came down in the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

01-Aug

COHEN, EDWARD CHARLES  (840499) AuxAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2909 'E' of No 25 OTU, which probably came down in the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

BUCHAN, HERBERT  (1355712) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2909 'E' of No 25 OTU, which probably came down in the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

WILLOUGHBY, EDWIN BERTRAM  (J/85159) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2909 'E' of No 25 OTU, which probably came down in the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

TAIT, JOHN  (R/83538) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2909 'E' of No 25 OTU, which probably came down in the sea off the Dutch coast during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Aug

BARLTROP, KENNETH JOHN  (1396335) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, DE320 of No 26 EFTS, which crashed on the approach to Theale.  He is buried in Cheshunt Burial Ground.

01-Aug

JENNER, EDGAR SYDNEY  (115849) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, DE320 of No 26 EFTS, which crashed on the approach to Theale.  He is buried in York Cemetery, Yorkshire.

01-Aug

McNEIL, MERVYN GEORGE  (40239) RNZAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV552 'N' of No 27 OTU, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Huldenberg Churchyard.

01-Aug

O'HALLORAN, JOHN DANIEL  (403991) RAAF - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV552 'N' of No 27 OTU, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Huldenberg Churchyard.

01-Aug

MORGAN, OWEN  (405450) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV552 'N' of No 27 OTU, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Huldenberg Churchyard.

01-Aug

NASH, ARTHUR FREDERICK RICHARD  (406576) RAAF - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV552 'N' of No 27 OTU, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Huldenberg Churchyard.

01-Aug

LUEDEKE, CLIFFORD DOUGLAS  (406809) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV552 'N' of No 27 OTU, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Huldenberg Churchyard.

01-Aug

McKEE, CHARLES HENRY ROBERT  (411031) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV552 'N' of No 27 OTU, which crashed in Belgium during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Huldenberg Churchyard.

01-Aug

TAYLOR, KENNETH  (1087842) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was serving at No 31 PD and died from natural causes.  He is buried in Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemetery.

01-Aug

BACKHOUSE, DENIS  (1227331) RAFVR - age 32

AC2

He was serving with No 53 RSU and was possibly killed during an air raid on Heliopolis.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

01-Aug

RAY, NORMAN ERIC  (517749) RAF - age Unknown

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 Oxford (26 No - E) .  He is buried in Abingdon Cemetery.

01-Aug

ROGERS, WILLIAM JAMES  (1273830) RAFVR - age 29

AC1

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Birmingham (James W).  He is buried in Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery.

01-Aug

McDONALD, THOMAS LINDSAY  (1186278) RAFVR - age 29

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery.

01-Aug

DINSDALE, THOMAS WILLIAM  (655442) RAF - age 23

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 Scunthorpe.  He is buried in Choppington (St Paul) Churchyard.

01-Aug

THOMPSON, SYDNEY JAMES  (1515801) RAFVR - age 38

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died suddenly in Glasgow, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery.

01-Aug

GLOVER, ETHEL  (2062466) WAAF - age 19

ACW2

She was serving at a station in Bedfordshire (possibly Henlow or Tempsford?) and was killed when she was knocked down by an Army lorry while walking back her station with an airman.  She is buried in Sutton-in-Ashfield Cemetery.

02-Aug

YATES, HORACE JOHN  (813260) AuxAF - age Unknown

Cpl

He was serving with No 69 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

02-Aug

CALLOWAY, CEDRIC JACK  (1235176) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving with No 99 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

02-Aug

McLEOD, MATTHEW LEONARD  (411916) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BR321 of No 185 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Malta by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

02-Aug

GUTHRIE, JAMES WILLIAM  (120153) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BR362 of No 185 Sqn, which crashed on Malta probably as a result of enemy action.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

02-Aug

WORTH, PETER ALARIC  (120644) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane II, Z2416 of No 208 Sqn, when he baled out of his aircraft on a tactical reconnaissance mission for an unknown reason, his parachute failing to open.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

02-Aug

CUMMINGS, JAMES ALAN  (550924) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH312 of No 353 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Luagundi in a storm.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

02-Aug

BRIDGES, HERBERT  (639684) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH312 of No 353 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Luagundi in a storm.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

02-Aug

BLAMIRES, RONALD GARLAND  (J/6951) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8264 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Rouen.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery.

02-Aug

PRIME, HAMILTON EARLE  (R/88205) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8264 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Rouen.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery.

02-Aug

GREEN, HAROLD LEWIS  (404602) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8264 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Rouen.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery.

02-Aug

McLOUGHLIN, CORMACK TERENCE  (404254) RAAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

A member of No 458 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV644 of No 37 Sqn, which was set on fire and exploded whilst waiting to take off after being hit by Boston, AL696 of No 24 Sqn SAAF which was landing.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery.

02-Aug

BARLOW, JAMES GEORGE  (960943) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

A member of No 458 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV644 of No 37 Sqn, which was set on fire and exploded whilst waiting to take off after being hit by Boston, AL696 of No 24 Sqn SAAF which was landing.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery.

02-Aug

BOTTOMLEY, DONALD ERNEST  (987758) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

A member of No 458 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV644 of No 37 Sqn, which was set on fire and exploded whilst waiting to take off after being hit by Boston, AL696 of No 24 Sqn SAAF which was landing.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery.

02-Aug

LANGLANDS, NORMAN MATHEW  (412702) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM247 of No 485 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a Rhubarb in the Ostend area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

02-Aug

McCONNELL, DOUGLAS LESLIE  (516831) RAF - age 27

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Havoc I, BJ489 'L' of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Beauvais.  He is buried in Hutton Cranswick (St Peter) Churchyard.

02-Aug

WELLS, WILLIAM RALPH  (1113347) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Havoc I, BJ489 'L' of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Beauvais.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

02-Aug

HUMPHREYS, JACK DAVID  (41419) RAF - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Havoc I, BJ489 'L' of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Beauvais.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium.

02-Aug

SWAIN, HENRY THOMAS  (1377714) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ472 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into Goat Fell on the Isle of Arran.  He is buried in East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium.

02-Aug

CAMPBELL, HUGH COLIN  (109907) RAFVR - age 31

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ472 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into Goat Fell on the Isle of Arran.  He is buried in Kirkinner Cemetery.

02-Aug

HINTON, REGINALD RICHARD  (412613) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ472 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into Goat Fell on the Isle of Arran.  He is buried in Kirkinner Cemetery.

02-Aug

WHALLEY, KENNETH  (1516064) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ472 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into Goat Fell on the Isle of Arran.  He is buried in Kirkinner Cemetery.

02-Aug

LEWIS, GORDON RALPH  (R/59848) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ472 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into Goat Fell on the Isle of Arran.  He is buried in Kirkinner Cemetery.

02-Aug

TKACZUK Mateusz (P.781546) PAF - age 26

AC1

He was serving with No 18 OTU, when he was killed in road traffic accident.  He is buried in Nuneaton (Oaston Road) Cemetery.

02-Aug

GRUBHAM, WILLIAM HENRY  (531748) RAF - age 24

Cpl

He was serving with No 35 EFTS, when he accidentally drowned.  He is buried in Neepawa (Riverside) Cemetery.

02-Aug

JOHNSTON, JAMES WILSON  (1105914) RAFVR - age 34

LAC

He was serving at HQ 221 Grp at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery.

02-Aug

BURNS, WILLIAM STEAD  (411856) RNZAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7594 of the Sudan CF, which flew into the ground during a ferry flight top Khartoum.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

02-Aug

SIMKIN, ROBERT EDWARD  (1287635) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7594 of the Sudan CF, which flew into the ground during a ferry flight top Khartoum.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

02-Aug

SPEAKMAN, JOSEPH PAGE  (R/64476) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7594 of the Sudan CF, which flew into the ground during a ferry flight top Khartoum.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

02-Aug

MARRISON, HARRY  (1433082) RAFVR - age 43

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death and was possibly killed in a 'Baedeker' raid on Norwich.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk.

02-Aug

WALKER, CHARLES COULTER  (935742) RAFVR - age 43

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 Bradford.  He is buried in Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery.

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