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Casualties - 26 - 27 August 1942


26-Aug

MANSON, JAMES ALEXANDER  (122423) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM215 or AG554 of No 26 Sqn, which collided with each other near Wilton in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

26-Aug

KELLY, JAMES FREDERICK  (49745) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM215 or AG554 of No 26 Sqn, which collided with each other near Wilton in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Horsham (Hills) Cemetery.

26-Aug

COLQUHOUN-THOMSON, IAN DOUGLAS  (403177) RAAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BR466 of No 92 Sqn, which crashed whilst carrying out a roll at low level over the airfield.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

26-Aug

WOOLRICH, GEORGE DEAN  (J/15746) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM638 of No 152 Sqn, which is presumed to have collided with EP164 in cloud off Angle during a scramble.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Aug

SHAW, MORRIS EZRA  (R/77481) RCAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP164 of No 152 Sqn, which is presumed to have collided with BM638 in cloud off Angle during a scramble.  He is buried in Carew (St Mary) New Churchyard.

26-Aug

CORNISH, CLIFFORD HARRY  (1291208) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BR496 of No 229 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Malta.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

26-Aug

NEWMAN, DUDLEY GERALD  (67063) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, EP190 of No 229 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Bf 109 whilst circling the crash of his colleague, Sgt Cornish.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

26-Aug

WAWN, JOHN DALE  (943492) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was serving with No 121 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh Cemetery.

26-Aug

McVICAR, JAMES  (658395) RAFVR - age 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Yale, 3391 of No 14 SFTS, which collided with Tiger Moth, 8909 of No 12 EFTS near Stratford, Ontario.  He is buried in Aylmer Cemetery.

26-Aug

JENNINGS, DONALD WILLIAM  (407985) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG718 of No 1437 Flt/70 OTU, which was shot down by flak on a daylight recce sortie.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

26-Aug

FORRESTER, ANDREW  (1112945) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was serving with No 16 (P) FTS and was killed whilst driving a tractor when he was struck in the back by a taxying aircraft.  He is buried in Glasgow (Sandymount) Cemetery.

26-Aug

BEDDOWES, LEMUEL WALTER  (945719) RAFVR - age 24

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Battle, P6644 or Botha I, L6173 of No 3 AGS, which collided with each other near Castle Kennedy.  He is buried in Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery.

26-Aug

DOBSON, ERIC  (1323820) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Battle, P6644 or Botha I, L6173 of No 3 AGS, which collided with each other near Castle Kennedy.  He is buried in Bletchingley Cemetery.

26-Aug

FOX, TIMOTHY HENRY  (1377446) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6268 of No 5 AOS, which spun into the sea whilst towing a drogue off the Isle of Man.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium.

26-Aug

KESLAKE, CHARLES GILBERT  (1191786) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6268 of No 5 AOS, which spun into the sea whilst towing a drogue off the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Islington Cemetery and Crematorium.

26-Aug

HAMILTON, GILVARY KIMMOND  (650324) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6268 of No 5 AOS, which spun into the sea whilst towing a drogue off the Isle of Man.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Aug

PONTIN, ROBERT  (1187295) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z6268 of No 5 AOS, which spun into the sea whilst towing a drogue off the Isle of Man.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Aug

PERKINS, EDWARD CECIL  (1381973) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, DJ181 of No 6 AONS, which flew into high ground at Ridd Hill, Stockend Wood, Edge, Painswick, Glos.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

26-Aug

ROPER, LAURENCE WILLIAM  (1438259) RAFVR - age 29

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, DJ181 of No 6 AONS, which flew into high ground at Ridd Hill, Stockend Wood, Edge, Painswick, Glos.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

26-Aug

GREGORY, HAROLD WILLIAM  (R/90300) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX424 of No 7 (C) OTU, which flew into the Firth of Clyde during a low flying exercise due to the extremely glassy sea conditions.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

26-Aug

LEIGH, RAYMOND  (648732) RAF - age 20

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick, BV214 of the A & AEE, which crashed during a test flight.  He is buried in Blackburn Cemetery.

26-Aug

SHENTON, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1308152) RAFVR - age Unknown

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick, BV214 of the A & AEE, which crashed during a test flight.  He is buried in Eccleston (Christ Church) Churchyard.

26-Aug

CARR, WILLIAM JOSEPH  (36127) RAF - age 29

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick, BV214 of the A & AEE, which crashed during a test flight.  He is buried in Mill Hill (St Paul) Churchyard.

26-Aug

JACKSON, LAWRENCE  (1284060) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

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

26-Aug

HART, DOUGLAS EDMUND FRANK  (1220304) RAFVR - age 22

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 Ashford.  He is buried in Leysdown (St Clement) Churchyard.

26-Aug

MORGAN, WILLIAM EMRYS  (1534491) RAFVR - age 28

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 Ruthin.  He is buried in Ogmore and Garw (Pontycymmer) Cemetery.

27-Aug

FALLAS, HARRY  (117451) RAFVR - age 35

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8403 PH-Z of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

NORMAN, ALEXANDER  (406365) RAAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8403 PH-Z of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

BROOMHEAD, CHARLES JAMES  (1231185) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8403 PH-Z of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

HUGHES, GLYNDWR  (1326549) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8403 PH-Z of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

WILSON, STANLEY ALLEN  (R/82838) RCAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8403 PH-Z of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

THORNTON, JOHN RILEY  (112299) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF327 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

27-Aug

FRAZER, JOHN WHEELHOUSE  (118620) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF327 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

27-Aug

MARGETTS, EDWARD WILLIAM  (591580) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF327 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

27-Aug

HOPKINS, WILLIAMS RICHARD  (610971) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF327 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

27-Aug

BURTT, MARCUS HEPPELL  (1119750) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF327 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

27-Aug

CLEGG, HERBERT  (1495772) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF327 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

27-Aug

MASUR, DENNIS STANLEY  (J/15164) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF327 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

27-Aug

EVANS, JACK ELLWOOD  (R/98138) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD196 of No 71 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during Circus 208 against Abbeville.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

BROWN, GEORGE THIRLWELL  (411364) RNZAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3649 of No 101 Sqn, which is presumed to have drowned after successfully evacuating the aircraft after it ditched in the sea on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

BONSER, ALFRED KENNETH  (976336) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3649 of No 101 Sqn, which is presumed to have drowned after successfully evacuating the aircraft after it ditched in the sea on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

COLLINS, RAYMOND NOEL  (39713) RAF - age 27

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, W4070 of No 105 Sqn, which is presumed to have ditched in the sea on  a raid to Vegesack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

MAY, WILLIAM  (116969) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, W4070 of No 105 Sqn, which is presumed to have ditched in the sea on  a raid to Vegesack.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

RELPH, GORDON TURNBULL  (920230) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL715 of No 107 Sqn, which ditched in the sea after being damaged by flak on a raid to Abbeville.  He is buried in Little Massingham (St Andrew) Churchyard.

27-Aug

GALLON, JOHN EDWARD  (1031086) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD202 of No 111 Sqn, which abandoned the aircraft following damage sustained in combat with an Fw 190 but he did not survive.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery.

27-Aug

Silsand, K G ()  - age

 

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR402 of No 122 Sqn, which was shot down by fighter off Cap Griz Nez during an ASR search.   .

27-Aug

SHAW, CHARLES PETER  (120602) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM135 of No 122 Sqn, which was shot down by fighter off Cap Griz Nez during an ASR search.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

PAGET, ALFRED HENRY  (103051) RAFVR - age 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1338 QT-D of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

27-Aug

TUPHOLME, ERIC  (1107786) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1338 QT-D of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

27-Aug

BELLINGER, JAMES  (1285151) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1338 QT-D of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

27-Aug

PYE, FRANKLYN RICHARD SAMUEL  (J/8440) RCAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1338 QT-D of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

27-Aug

STONE, GERALD CECIL WILLIAM  (49988) RAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3367 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gronau in Germany on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

LEEWARDEN, JACK  (132751) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3367 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gronau in Germany on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

HAYES, PETER  (404484) RNZAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3367 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gronau in Germany on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

SHEPHERD, FREDERICK VALENTINE HERBERT  (629714) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3367 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gronau in Germany on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

HEBBLETHWAITE, GILBERT  (657350) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3367 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gronau in Germany on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

SAVAGE, MICHAEL GORDON  (930778) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3367 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gronau in Germany on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

LONGHURST, JOHN WILLIAM  (130067) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1613 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

27-Aug

MILLIDGE, NOEL  (130722) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1613 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

27-Aug

BYERS, ROBERT WILLIAM  (412201) RNZAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1613 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

27-Aug

STUART, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (412363) RNZAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1613 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

27-Aug

BLOGG, ARCHIBALD CHARLES  (910946) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1613 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

27-Aug

SKINNER, HUGH RICHARD  (1111867) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1613 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

27-Aug

SKONE, ALAN RAYMOND  (68186) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9155 BU-Q of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Issum during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

DUNCKLEY, RAYMOND HAROLD  (404344) RNZAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9155 BU-Q of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Issum during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

KING, JACK  (626528) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9155 BU-Q of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Issum during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

COLEHAN, ROBERT ARTHUR  (632891) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9155 BU-Q of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Issum during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

BUSHELL, WILLIAM JAMES  (1310132) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9155 BU-Q of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Issum during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

LYLE, CYRIL  (1379354) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9155 BU-Q of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Issum during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

GRAY, ROBERT REID  (R/93121) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9155 BU-Q of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Issum during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

SCANLAN, THOMAS PATRICK  (106553) RAFVR - age 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9160 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

27-Aug

MEDHURST, GORDON FRANCIS  (1312588) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9160 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

27-Aug

JONES, LOUIS ARTHUR  (41591) RNZAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9160 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

McCARTHY, WILLIAM RONALD BERRYMAN  (149880) RAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9160 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

BIRD, JOSEPH RONALD  (900012) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9160 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

FORSHAW, HAROLD  (1109833) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9160 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

TROWBRIDGE, VINCENT CHARLES WILLIAM  (J/15829) RCAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9160 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

RUSSELL, HENRY MILLEN  (R/85469) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9160 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

SEDDON, KENNETH  (987848) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, X8035 'J' of No 227 Sqn, which was shot down whilst attacking a convoy.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

27-Aug

O'HARA, ERIC  (1379381) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, X8035 'J' of No 227 Sqn, which was shot down whilst attacking a convoy.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

27-Aug

SANTLEY, ROBERT CHARLES  (566738) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN232 of No 253 Sqn, which flew into the North Sea off Mablethorpe during an ait-to-air firing practice.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

CHARLIER, MARTIN JOSEPH JULIEN  (117620) RAFVR - age 42

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB912 of No 350 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during Circus 208 against Abbeville.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

McBAIN, ALASTAIR GORDON GILLIES  (978098) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8262 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Montdidier.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

BLENKARN, RONALD JAMES  (R/105569) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8262 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Montdidier.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

COLTER, JAMES CECIL  (R/95411) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8262 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Montdidier.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

27-Aug

TURNER, HENRY THOMAS AUGUSTUS  (403158) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1212 UV-V of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Kassel.  He is buried in Dalfsen General Cemetery.

27-Aug

VINEY, CYRIL CHARLES  (408139) RAAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1212 UV-V of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Kassel.  He is buried in Dalfsen General Cemetery.

27-Aug

SMITH, COLIN HUGH MACKENZIE  (411397) RAAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1212 UV-V of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Kassel.  He is buried in Dalfsen General Cemetery.

27-Aug

JARRETT, WARREN WALLACE  (411451) RAAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1212 UV-V of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Kassel.  He is buried in Dalfsen General Cemetery.

27-Aug

SUMMERS, JOHN FREDERICK  (403152) RAAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1259 UV-W of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

PINFOLD, FREDERICK CHARLES  (403878) RAAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1259 UV-W of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

BASS, NOEL GORDON  (404600) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1259 UV-W of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

MUNRO, ROBERT JAMES  (405216) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1259 UV-W of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

PARSONS, FRANK EDWARD  (406579) RAAF - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1259 UV-W of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

27-Aug

SHADBOLT, ERNEST WILLIAM  (915324) RAFVR - age 21

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN958 of No 501 Sqn, which was possibly struck by lightning in the Dorchester area during a scramble.  He is buried in Shenley (St Botolph) Churchyard.

27-Aug

McDONALD, ALEXANDER ROBERT  (R/2535) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN958 of No 501 Sqn, which was possibly struck by lightning in the Dorchester area during a scramble.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

27-Aug

WHITE, ROY WILLIAM  (1338443) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6433 of No 18 EFTS, which dived into the ground at Hartfordbridge in Hampshire.  He is buried in Kingston-upon-Thames Cemetery.

27-Aug

COTO, ALEXANDER JAMES  (408631) RAAF - age 33

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Lysander III, V9812 of No 2 AGS, which crashed in an attempted forced landing at Culbin Sands, Nairn.  He is buried in Sale Public Cemetery.

27-Aug

SCHUMANN, PIERRE  (1336774) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, P6849 of No 21 SFTS, which broke up in a high speed dive during a height climb to 15,000ft.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

27-Aug

MOXEY, NIGEL HALL  (119285) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK955 of No 239 Wing Training Flt, which spun into the ground following an engine failure during an overshoot at LG222.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

27-Aug

EVANS, ERIC  (1360406) RAFVR - age 27

LAC

He was serving with No 29 MU and he was killed when he was struck by a fire tender at High Ercall.  He is buried in Bradford (Undercliffe) Cemetery.

27-Aug

BELC Marian (P.1901) PAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8664 of No 3 FIS, which crashed on the approach at Kingscote, Gloucestershire.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery.

27-Aug

HOLDER, MAURICE HENRY  (44070) RAF - age 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8664 of No 3 FIS, which crashed on the approach at Kingscote, Gloucestershire.  He is buried in Tetbury (St Saviour) Churchyard.

27-Aug

CROSS, BRIAN  (1440292) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Anson, DJ181 of No 6 AOS, which flew into high ground at Ridd Hill, Stockend Wood, Edge, Painswick in Gloscestershire the previous day.  He was cremated at Cheltenham Crematorium.

27-Aug

CHURCHILL, WALTER MYERS DSO, DFC (90241) AuxAF - age 35

Gp Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, EP339 of the Malta Wing, which was shot down during an attack on Biscari airfield.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily.

27-Aug

PIPER, MICHAEL ROBERT  (47494) RAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N9016 of the RAFC, which spun into the ground near Digby.  He is buried in Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery.

27-Aug

DAVIS, GEOFFREY CHARLES CLIFTON  (976091) RAFVR - age 39

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6433 of No 18 EFTS, which dived into the ground at Hartfordbridge in Hampshire.  He is buried in Godstone (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

27-Aug

MORGAN, CHARLES WILLIAM  (1600053) 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 Andover.  He is buried in King's Somborne New Cemetery.

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