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Casualties - 28 August 1942


28-Aug

VARRICK, FRED RUPERT  (R/81409) RCAF - age 24

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, Z3582 of No 3 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is buried in Lille Southern Cemetery.

28-Aug

JONES, DAVID JOHN  (129218) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8656 PH-E of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

JONES, ROWLAND THOMAS  (130138) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8656 PH-E of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

SHULVER, PERCY HUGH  (1263451) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8656 PH-E of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

DAVIES, GORONWY WYNNE  (1359976) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8656 PH-E of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

ROBINSON, THOMAS HARRY GEORGE  (1380926) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8656 PH-E of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

PODMORE, CHARLES ROBERT  (402538) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3802 PH-J of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

28-Aug

McNEIL, DOUGLAS SPENCER  (1312485) RAFVR - age 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3802 PH-J of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

28-Aug

PIERSON, FREDERICK GEORGE EDWARD  (1318724) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3802 PH-J of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

28-Aug

MILLS, ALBERT  (1377603) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3802 PH-J of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

28-Aug

MACNAUGHTON, DOUGLAS HENRY  (117953) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3988 PH-X of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Gladbeck in the Rhur on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

DALTON, JAMES EDWARD  (402320) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3988 PH-X of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Gladbeck in the Rhur on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

CUMMINS, FRANCIS RODNEY  (403848) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3988 PH-X of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Gladbeck in the Rhur on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

ASHWELL, ROBERT HUGH  (1214846) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3988 PH-X of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Gladbeck in the Rhur on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

NORTON, ALFRED  (1311697) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3988 PH-X of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Gladbeck in the Rhur on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

LAWRENCE, VICTOR GEORGE  (650253) RAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9153 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Rethel in France during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Mesmont Churchyard.

28-Aug

OSWIN, ARTHUR GRAHAM  (937889) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9153 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Rethel in France during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Mesmont Churchyard.

28-Aug

LUDGATE, JOHN OUTRAM  (1267163) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9153 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Rethel in France during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Mesmont Churchyard.

28-Aug

PAYNE, GERALD VICTOR  (1316406) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9153 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Rethel in France during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Mesmont Churchyard.

28-Aug

PATTERSON, ERIC COURTENAY  (J/7464) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9153 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Rethel in France during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Mesmont Churchyard.

28-Aug

GILSON, EDMOND WILLIAM JOHN  (R/76533) RCAF - age 20

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9153 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Rethel in France during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Mesmont Churchyard.

28-Aug

HAWTHORN, KENNETH  (625479) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9153 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Rethel in France during a raid to Nuremberg.   Mesmont Churchyard.

 

28-Aug

SMITH, GLEN ALLEN  (403032) RNZAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7624 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Ambt-Delden General Cemetery.

28-Aug

MOSS, LEONARD EDWARD  (403556) RNZAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7624 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

ROBINSON, JOHN VICTOR  (567796) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7624 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

SHARMAN, PETER SIEGFRIED  (1111468) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7624 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

WAKEFIELD, KENNETH  (1165290) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7624 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

BARTON-SMITH, HUGH  (1312006) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7624 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

TALBOT, EDWARD FREDERICK  (1376849) RAFVR - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7624 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

TUCKER-FELTHAM, PATRICK WILLIAM  (909105) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7700 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which crashed in France on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Montcornet Military Cemetery.

28-Aug

PHILLIPS, GARFIELD JAMES  (929901) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7700 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which crashed in France on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Montcornet Military Cemetery.

28-Aug

BUSH, GRAHAM FRANCIS  (990047) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7700 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which crashed in France on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Montcornet Military Cemetery.

28-Aug

McCARTNEY, HERBERT SYDNEY  (1354651) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7700 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which crashed in France on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Montcornet Military Cemetery.

28-Aug

TAYLOR, FREDERICK JOHN  (J/15649) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7700 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which crashed in France on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Montcornet Military Cemetery.

28-Aug

COOK, ALBERT  (J/6152) RCAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7700 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which crashed in France on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Montcornet Military Cemetery.

28-Aug

ROBBINS, MAX FEINDEL  (R/65294) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7700 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which crashed in France on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Montcornet Military Cemetery.

28-Aug

SUCKLING, RUSSELL HENRY  (411469) RNZAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I W4124 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Steinfurt in Germany a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

BICKERS, THOMAS  (521924) RAF - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I W4124 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Steinfurt in Germany a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

WINCH, HERBERT VINCENT  (962373) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I W4124 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Steinfurt in Germany a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

ROWBOTTOM, MILES  (1027453) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I W4124 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Steinfurt in Germany a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

JOHNSON, ALBERT EDWARD  (1112721) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I W4124 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Steinfurt in Germany a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

ALLEN, EDWARD CHARLES  (1259470) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I W4124 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Steinfurt in Germany a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

CHRISTIE, ALLEN FREDERICK  (R/91312) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I W4124 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Steinfurt in Germany a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

DOBSON, REGINALD PATRICK  (403238) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7567 of No 49 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Mook War Cemetery.

28-Aug

PEIRCE, WILLIAM DUDLEY  (405259) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7567 of No 49 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Mook War Cemetery.

28-Aug

LOWRIE, JOHN  (405290) RNZAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7567 of No 49 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Mook War Cemetery.

28-Aug

BERRETT, ERIC ALBERT  (1181332) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7567 of No 49 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Mook War Cemetery.

28-Aug

MITCHELL, NORMAN RAE  (R/77146) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7567 of No 49 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Mook War Cemetery.

28-Aug

GILL, DEREK  (116096) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3331 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

PARKINSON, JAMES DOUGLAS  (641949) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3331 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

WILDING, NORMAN SEYMOUR  (1257364) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3331 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

OSBORN, ANDREW FRANCIS ATTERBURY  (73033) RAF - age 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ708 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

28-Aug

DALZELL, ERROL THOMAS PATERSON  (411378) RNZAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ708 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

28-Aug

TUNBRIDGE, VICTOR ARTHUR  (411788) RNZAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ708 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

28-Aug

HOGAN, DENIS PATRICK  (412331) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ708 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

28-Aug

McGREGOR, RODERICK  (1100964) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ708 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

28-Aug

MARSHALL, JOHN ALEXANDER BROCK  (400813) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7089 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Brussels during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Overijse (Tombeek) Churchyard.

28-Aug

MANNING, TERENCE MICHAEL  (581403) RAF - age 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7089 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Brussels during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Overijse (Tombeek) Churchyard.

28-Aug

DUNN, GEORGE EDWARD  (963723) RAFVR - age 37

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7089 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Brussels during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Overijse (Tombeek) Churchyard.

28-Aug

MELLOR, JOHN GEORGE  (1008176) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7089 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Brussels during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Overijse (Tombeek) Churchyard.

28-Aug

MARTIN, JOSEPH POTTON  (1499066) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7089 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Brussels during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Overijse (Tombeek) Churchyard.

28-Aug

ROSS, SAMUEL  (R/71069) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7089 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Brussels during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Overijse (Tombeek) Churchyard.

28-Aug

MILLER, TERRIS HAGGIE  (R/72545) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7089 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Brussels during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Overijse (Tombeek) Churchyard.

28-Aug

DINNING, JOHN HECTOR  (404992) RAAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5502 OF-M of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

QUINN, BRIAN  (646803) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5502 OF-M of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

COPE, ELLIS VICTOR  (1006396) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5502 OF-M of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

BRUMMITT, CHARLES HERBERT  (1051139) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5502 OF-M of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

ENDLEY, HAROLD JOHN  (1153736) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5502 OF-M of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

HAMON, VICTOR ARTHUR  (1173236) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5502 OF-M of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

SPOONER, WILLIAM EDLESTON  (1479837) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5502 OF-M of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

LLOYD, SYDNEY  (932725) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4139 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which came down at Duisburg on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

WILKINSON, JOSEPH CUTHBERT  (943624) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4139 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which came down at Duisburg on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

WALLIS, DONALD WALTER  (1152284) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4139 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which came down at Duisburg on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

McKENNA, GERALD LEWIS  (R/76201) RCAF - age 24

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4139 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which came down at Duisburg on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

HINCKS, CLAUDE HARVEY  (R/81085) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4139 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which came down at Duisburg on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

CLACK, GEORGE LIONEL  (78681) RAFVR - age 34

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ698 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

BEALE, EDWARD  (129955) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ698 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

CHUDLEIGH, FRANK DONALD  (1264494) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ698 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

ROWLES, DAN  (1381269) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ698 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

ROBERTS, HARRY EDWARD  (R/77364) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ698 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

KINCAID, JOHN JOSEPH  (R/95729) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ698 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

FOLLETT, JAMES DOUGLAS  (41319) RNZAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3754 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Liege during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

28-Aug

SWANN, MURRAY  (411103) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3754 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Liege during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

28-Aug

KEARNS, FRANK ERNEST  (411765) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3754 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Liege during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

28-Aug

RAMSEY, JOHN  (1107764) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3754 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Liege during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

28-Aug

BINGHAM, RONALD ALBERT  (119177) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB204 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Saarbruken.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

PATCH, JOHN  (655399) RAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB204 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Saarbruken.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

WEBSTER, SQUIRE ARBUTHNOTT  (1214223) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB204 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Saarbruken.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

TELFER, ROBERT LLOYD  (R/62467) RCAF - age 21

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB204 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Saarbruken.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

FRITH, JAMES ROTHWELL  (63480) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1270 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Haaksbergen General Cemetery.

28-Aug

BRIANT, EDWARD ARTHUR RUTHERFORD  (78926) RAFVR - age 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1270 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Haaksbergen General Cemetery.

28-Aug

HOPKINS, PERCIVAL GERALD  (111241) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1270 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Haaksbergen General Cemetery.

28-Aug

BLUNDALL, BARRIEMORE SMALLWOOD  (751361) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1270 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Haaksbergen General Cemetery.

28-Aug

CRAIG, JOHN DAVID  (1051927) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1270 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Haaksbergen General Cemetery.

28-Aug

WILSON, GEORGE HUNTER  (1062775) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1270 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Haaksbergen General Cemetery.

28-Aug

DUNCOMBE, WALTER  (1185949) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1270 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Haaksbergen General Cemetery.

28-Aug

SKELTON, WALTER ALLEN  (45435) RAFVR - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ710 KO-L of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

MORGAN, DONALD EDWARD  (906071) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ710 KO-L of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

GRAHAM, WILFRED  (912104) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ710 KO-L of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

BINGHAM, JOHN  (1365002) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ710 KO-L of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

SMITH, JOHN GEORGE  (742471) RAFVR - age 23

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3675 KO-D of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

28-Aug

SHARPE, WILLIAM JOHN  (798575) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3675 KO-D of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

28-Aug

CARR, LESLIE GEORGE  (1330310) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3675 KO-D of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

28-Aug

CLAY, HENRY  (1112057) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was serving with No 115 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery.

28-Aug

REES, ALWYNE EDWARD  (1018355) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1266 QT-M of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

HARKER, ALAN  (754105) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1396 QT-B of No 142 Sqn, which crashed near the Ems Canal during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

28-Aug

FISH, ALLAN KILSHAW  (1061133) RAFVR - age 35

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1396 QT-B of No 142 Sqn, which crashed near the Ems Canal during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

28-Aug

HOWAT, ROBERT  (1109278) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1396 QT-B of No 142 Sqn, which crashed near the Ems Canal during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

28-Aug

MACKEY, VINCENT J.  (1309276) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1396 QT-B of No 142 Sqn, which crashed near the Ems Canal during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

28-Aug

WALLER, ALBERT WILLIAM  (1330646) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1396 QT-B of No 142 Sqn, which crashed near the Ems Canal during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

28-Aug

KEDDY, CHARLES WILLIAM  (J/16681) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1411 QT-Z of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

FLETCHER, DICKENSON  (R/64470) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1411 QT-Z of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

AMLIN, ARNOLD HERBERT  (R/77970) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1411 QT-Z of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

PATERSON, JAMES  (R/80866) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1411 QT-Z of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

EMPEY, HERBERT CARL  (R/82867) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1411 QT-Z of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

TETLEY, LESLIE MELLOR  (545586) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1424 QT-F of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

ROONEY, THOMAS  (999574) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1424 QT-F of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

QUINN, WALTER LEWIS  (J/15447) RCAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1424 QT-F of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

BIDEN, BYRON STANLEY  (J/15780) RCAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1424 QT-F of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

JOHNSON, MELVIN FLORIN  (J/7901) RCAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1424 QT-F of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

EVANS, THOMAS ARTHUR  (1504712) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

He was serving with No 149 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Liverpool (Everton) Cemetery.

28-Aug

MILNE, JAMES ARTHUR JOHNSTON  (49655) RAF - age 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3418 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

28-Aug

PRITCHARD, DONALD CARR  (100606) RAFVR - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3418 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

28-Aug

LEWIS, EDWARD GEORGE WILLIAM  (748323) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3418 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

28-Aug

COOMBES, GEOFFREY CEDRIC  (1377612) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3418 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

28-Aug

BALL, NORMAN SARGEANT  (R/55463) RCAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3418 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

28-Aug

DARLING, RICHARD MAXWELL  (403954) RNZAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF667 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

JAMES, RONALD VINCENT  (655258) RAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF667 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

HOLDEN, STUART CECIL  (1261903) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF667 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

HADLEY, FRANCIS NORMAN  (1310499) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF667 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

WALDER, GERALD  (1458440) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF667 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

28-Aug

BROWN, THOMAS DEATHERS  (113391) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4129 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

CHALDECOTT, ERIC WILLIAM JOHN  (908544) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4129 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

TAYLOR, HUGH COWAN  (1386118) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4129 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

CLEMENT, ROGER ALBERT  (R/91302) RCAF - age 36

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4129 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

GRUBER, JOHN ANTHONY  (120470) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF315 HA-F of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

28-Aug

WILKES, JOHN BENNETT  (569577) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF315 HA-F of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

28-Aug

WOLSTENCROFT, BERTRAM ARTHUR  (621032) RAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF315 HA-F of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

28-Aug

LAWLER, LEONARD JOHN  (651685) RAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF315 HA-F of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

28-Aug

DAVIES, JOHN RICHARD  (1105685) RAFVR - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF315 HA-F of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

28-Aug

MAGRUDER, ERNEST PENDLETON FRANCIS L. T.  (72054) RAF - age 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BP871 of No 229 Sqn, which disappeared after going to look for his wingman who had suffered a propeller malfunction.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

28-Aug

PYTLAK Jan (P.780702) PAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, VZ1245 of No 305 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

28-Aug

GAWLAK Feliks (P.781591) PAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, VZ1245 of No 305 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

28-Aug

JANIK Jozef (P.781970) PAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, VZ1245 of No 305 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

28-Aug

KLOCEK Jan Tadeusz (P.0720) PAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, Z1281 SM-Z of No 305 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter near Liege, Belgium during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

28-Aug

TURSKI Stanislaw Konrad (P.1580) PAF - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, Z1281 SM-Z of No 305 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter near Liege, Belgium during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

28-Aug

GORNY Maciej Kazimierz (P.780991) PAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, Z1281 SM-Z of No 305 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter near Liege, Belgium during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

28-Aug

PONIATOWSKI Czeslaw (P.781551) PAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, Z1281 SM-Z of No 305 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter near Liege, Belgium during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

28-Aug

KOREPTA Jan Stanislaw (P.783164) PAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, Z1281 SM-Z of No 305 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter near Liege, Belgium during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

28-Aug

BALON Wladyslaw (P.1679) PAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD313 of No 316 Sqn, which as lost on this date.  He is buried in Leconfield (St Catherine) Churchyard.

28-Aug

WHITHAM, JAMES DFC (J/15281) RCAF - age 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BR628 of No 401 Sqn, which was shot down near Amiens by Fw 190s during a Circus.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens.

28-Aug

PRIMEAU, JOSEPH LOUIS OSIAS  (R/69268) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS151 of No 402 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Kenley.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

28-Aug

STANSFIELD, EDWARD JAMES  (1057672) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD829 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Sedan in France during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Sauville Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

GREGSON, HERBERT  (1062058) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD829 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Sedan in France during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Sauville Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

CLARK, SYDNEY FRANK  (1375655) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD829 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Sedan in France during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Sauville Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

MAITLAND, IAN  (81408) RAFVR - age 37

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE197 of No 408 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter near Charleroi, Belgium during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Boussu-lez-Walcourt Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

TWIGG, JOHN DESPARD  (C/167) RCAF - age 29

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE197 of No 408 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter near Charleroi, Belgium during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

THOMPSON, CHARLES HERBERT  (403981) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1244 EQ-Y of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

28-Aug

TODD, JOHN WILLIAM  (1074252) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1244 EQ-Y of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

28-Aug

JENNINGS, ATHOL HERBERT  (1365432) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1244 EQ-Y of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

28-Aug

CHASTON, LIONEL GREER  (R/77559) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1244 EQ-Y of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

28-Aug

HOLMES, ANDREW  (R/76189) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF665 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Givet, France during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

CATON, ARCHIE ERNEST  (R/78926) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF665 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Givet, France during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

ZAPARYNUK, PETER KARIL  (R/86810) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF665 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Givet, France during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

MORROW, JON ROBERT  (R/91335) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF665 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Givet, France during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery.

28-Aug

STEELE, DAVID HAYWARD  (416291) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM647 of No 453 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Garvald in East Lothian.  He is buried in Dirleton Cemetery.

28-Aug

HARE, ERIC NOEL  (401436) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1485 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

TAYLOR, NORMAN ALLAN  (401469) RAAF - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1485 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

DILLON, WILLIAM  (401559) RAAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1485 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

ELRINGTON, RICHARD DOUGLAS  (403663) RAAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1485 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

SMITH, JAMES ARTHUR  (411413) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1485 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

PIERPOINT, KENNETH JAMES  (120515) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was serving with No 605 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Altrincham Bowden and Hale (Altrincham) Cemetery.

28-Aug

MACEFIELD, LEONARD HERBERT  (632422) RAF - age 33

Sgt

He was serving with No 956 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Potters Bar (St Mary) Church Cemetery.

28-Aug

WHITAKER, EDGAR  (118618) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX566 of No 1 OADU, which flew into a hill in Spain whilst flying in mist on delivery flight from Portreath to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

28-Aug

TAYLOR, GORDON PETER  (962315) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX566 of No 1 OADU, which flew into a hill in Spain whilst flying in mist on delivery flight from Portreath to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

28-Aug

SUTHERLAND, LEONARD  (1075478) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX566 of No 1 OADU, which flew into a hill in Spain whilst flying in mist on delivery flight from Portreath to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

28-Aug

RIDDELL, MICHAEL HARDWICK  (1306083) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX566 of No 1 OADU, which flew into a hill in Spain whilst flying in mist on delivery flight from Portreath to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

28-Aug

BUCHNER, CHARLES WESLEY  (R/109346) RCAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX566 of No 1 OADU, which flew into a hill in Spain whilst flying in mist on delivery flight from Portreath to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Gibraltar (North Front) Cemetery.

28-Aug

WILLIS, JOHN DAVID  (33447) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2545 of No 1 OADU, which was shot down off Rabat, Morocco on a flight from Bathurst to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

28-Aug

BISHOP, GEORGE STANLEY  (119751) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2545 of No 1 OADU, which was shot down off Rabat, Morocco on a flight from Bathurst to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

28-Aug

LEITCH, DONALD MCLELLAN  (R/78887) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2545 of No 1 OADU, which was shot down off Rabat, Morocco on a flight from Bathurst to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

28-Aug

HARRIS, ERIC JOHN  (88224) RAF - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire PR.IV, AB317 of No 1 PRU, which failed to return from No C304 to Bingen, Lebach and Verdun.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

28-Aug

EVANS, FREDERICK CHARLES  (521752) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire PR.IV, AB422 of No 1 PRU, which failed to return from sortie No C298 to Kassel .  He is buried in Tilburg (Gilzerbaan) General Cemetery.

28-Aug

JAMES, FRANK LESLIE  (1191205) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6169 of No 13 OTU, which dived into the North Sea after colliding with V6197 of the same unit whilst on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

HOOKER, ERIC ARMSTRONG  (1319945) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6169 of No 13 OTU, which dived into the North Sea after colliding with V6197 of the same unit whilst on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

FREE, COLIN WILLIAM  (1376731) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6169 of No 13 OTU, which dived into the North Sea after colliding with V6197 of the same unit whilst on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

EDWARDS, FRANK HENRY  (1376134) RAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6197 of No 13 OTU, which dived into the North Sea after colliding with N6169 of the same unit whilst on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

NICE, FRANCIS ARNOLD WINTER  (1376879) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6197 of No 13 OTU, which dived into the North Sea after colliding with N6169 of the same unit whilst on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Aug

CLARE, NORMAN AUSTIN  (R/86747) RCAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE312 GL-H of No 14 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames at Thistleton near Oakham  on a night training flight.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery.

28-Aug

PATRY, JOSE JEAN GUSTAVE RENEE  (R/55148) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE312 GL-H of No 14 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames at Thistleton near Oakham  on a night training flight.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

28-Aug

GRAY, GEORGE ARMSTRONG  (R/67287) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE312 GL-H of No 14 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames at Thistleton near Oakham  on a night training flight.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

28-Aug

BROWNLEE, DAVID ELLIS  (R/86420) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE312 GL-H of No 14 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames at Thistleton near Oakham  on a night training flight.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

28-Aug

JONES, LESLIE LEATHER  (R/105354) RCAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV834 of No 29 OTU, which stalled and burst into flames as it hit the ground after swinging violently on take off from North Luffenham.  He is buried in St Just Methodist Chapelyard.

28-Aug

RAMERT Jerzy Marian (P.1394) PAF - age 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7889 of No 7 AACU, which crashed after hitting a tree during a gunnery practice flight at Husbands Bosworth.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

28-Aug

SHAW, ROY JOHN ATC - age: 14 Cdt He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N7889 of No 7 AACU, which crashed after hitting a tree during a gunnery practice flight at Husbands Bosworth.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

28-Aug

PHILIPSON, THOMAS HENRY  (949956) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was serving with No 7 Air School at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery.

28-Aug

McCUBBIN, JOHN  (123133) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AE917 of RAFFC, which came down in the Atlantic following an engine failure on a ferry flight from Canada to the UK.  He is buried in Easky (Roslea) Cemetery.

28-Aug

WEAVER, FRANCIS AUGUSTINE  (412292) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AE917 of RAFFC, which came down in the Atlantic following an engine failure on a ferry flight from Canada to the UK.  He is buried in Irvinestown (Sacred Heart) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

28-Aug

FINDLAY, CHARLES DE CARDONNEL  (122485) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AE917 of RAFFC, which came down in the Atlantic following an engine failure on a ferry flight from Canada to the UK.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial.

28-Aug

ALEXANDER, RHYS MAELGWYN  (1259050) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AE917 of RAFFC, which came down in the Atlantic following an engine failure on a ferry flight from Canada to the UK.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial.

28-Aug

PURSER, RAYMOND JOHN  (115010) RAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA531 of RAF Takoradi, which spun into the ground near Brazi on the Gold Coast whilst on a delivery flight.  He is buried in Takoradi European Public Cemetery.

28-Aug

HEARNE, PHILIP WILLIAM  (407930) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA531 of RAF Takoradi, which spun into the ground near Brazi on the Gold Coast whilst on a delivery flight.  He is buried in Takoradi European Public Cemetery.

28-Aug

MORTIMER, JOHN WALTER  (550761) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA531 of RAF Takoradi, which spun into the ground near Brazi on the Gold Coast whilst on a delivery flight.  He is buried in Takoradi European Public Cemetery.

28-Aug

SYME, ROBERT OSWALD  (1560422) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis.

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