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Casualties - 29 - 31 August 1942


29-Aug

BOOTH, MAURICE WILLIAM  (953553) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7676 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which hit by flak, it crashed in Holland on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom Canadian War Cemetery.

29-Aug

GROUNSELL, ARTHUR EDWARD  (1262641) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7676 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which hit by flak, it crashed in Holland on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

29-Aug

JOHN, DAVID ALAN VAUGHAN  (1385838) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7676 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which hit by flak, it crashed in Holland on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

29-Aug

BIRLEY, ALAN FAY  (118723) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7676 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which hit by flak, it crashed in Holland on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Miiddelkerke Communal Cemetery.

29-Aug

DOMAN, GERALD ANTHONY  (778666) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7676 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which hit by flak, it crashed in Holland on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Miiddelkerke Communal Cemetery.

29-Aug

PRIESTLEY, ARTHUR  (1064083) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7676 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which hit by flak, it crashed in Holland on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Miiddelkerke Communal Cemetery.

29-Aug

HIGGS, KENNETH ALBERT  (111787) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7676 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which hit by flak, it crashed in Holland on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Oostvoore Protestant Cemetery.

29-Aug

HARVEY, ROBERT BOURNE  (37172) RAF - age 27

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Ryan PT-22, N22 14 of No 45 Sqn, which crashed near Allahabad.  He was the station commander of Allahabad?  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

29-Aug

ROWE, JOHN HEYWOOD  (400375) RAAF - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Ryan PT-22, N22 14 of No 45 Sqn, which crashed near Allahabad  He was attached to No 308 MU.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

29-Aug

SWAN, GILBERT AITKEN  (407354) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5897 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

NEWBERY, KENT  (407725) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5897 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

OSBALDESTON, JAMES DUCKETT  (619496) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5897 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

IBBOTSON, ERNEST CLAUDE  (988498) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5897 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

BURTON, EDWARD GEORGE  (1202457) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5897 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

CAPTON, LESLIE JAMES  (R/127800) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5897 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

BREIVIS, JOHN  (R/132533) RCAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5897 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

PIKE, HENRY WILLIAM  (402525) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ701 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

BROWN, KENNETH CHARLES  (404995) RNZAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ701 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

CRAILL, DAVID GEORGE  (411064) RNZAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ701 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

WHALLEY, CHARLES JAMES  (1326440) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ701 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

ROWNEY, JOHN HOSKIN  (R/80558) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ701 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

TOOLE, WILFRED  (1121000) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5742 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

RICHARDS, JOHN EDWARD  (1313845) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5742 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

NORGATE, KENNETH  (1385730) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5742 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

PATTINSON, WILLIAM SHEARER  (J/8343) RCAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5742 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

WRIGHT, JAMES ALLISTER  (J/9698) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5742 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

JANISZEWSKI, FRANCISZEK  (R/77307) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5742 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

COWAN, LEO MARTIN  (R/86910) RCAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5742 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

VICKERS, CHARLES HENRY  (1115126) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF673 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

29-Aug

DAVIS, SYDNEY BERNARD THOMAS  (1165309) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF673 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

29-Aug

McKAY, DANIEL ARCHIBALD  (R/73282) RCAF - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF673 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

29-Aug

BAITTLE, HORACE DAVID  (R/79439) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF673 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

29-Aug

HILTZ, LAWRENCE DONALD  (R/88319) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF673 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery.

29-Aug

IRVINE, WALTER HARRISON  (R/75436) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF673 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

PERKS, ERIC  (411934) RNZAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3389 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

MacGILLIVRAY, JOHN DAVID ROBERT  (922684) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3389 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

OATEN, PERCY  (959151) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3389 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

LEE, REGINALD GEORGE ARTHUR  (1218848) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3389 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

ADAMS, DENNIS  (46084) RAF - age 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2260 of No 88 Sqn, which crashed on the Belgian coast after being hit by flak during a sortie to Comines.  He is buried in De Panne Communal Cemetery.

29-Aug

MILLNS, JONATHAN HENRY  (629942) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2260 of No 88 Sqn, which crashed on the Belgian coast after being hit by flak during a sortie to Comines.  He is buried in De Panne Communal Cemetery.

29-Aug

DUNKLING, LEONARD GEORGE  (1281932) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2260 of No 88 Sqn, which crashed on the Belgian coast after being hit by flak during a sortie to Comines.  He is buried in De Panne Communal Cemetery.

29-Aug

STOREY, WILLIAM  (1379962) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7712 of No 102 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when he was hit by flak spinsters on a raid to Saarbrucken after the aircraft made a crash landing at Honington.  He is buried in Southport (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

29-Aug

MacLACHLAN, JOHN LOUIS  (1563387) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB214 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

29-Aug

MORRISON, VINCENT MERRILL MACDONALD  (J/8627) RCAF - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB214 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

29-Aug

PLATT, JAMES WILFRID  (621106) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB214 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Aug

CAREY, JOHN JOSEPH  (R/53908) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB214 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Aug

ATKINSON, CHARLES  (1254703) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DK303 of No 105 Sqn, which was shot down into the Channel by Fw 190s during a raid to Pont a Vendin.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

29-Aug

SMITH, KENNETH PEARSON  (979629) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, ES988 'F' of No 108 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames following a tyre burst on take off from LG237.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

29-Aug

LAIDLAW, FRANCIS ANGUS JAMES  (120035) RAF - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ688 KO-R of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

ELLIS, ARTHUR FRANK  (657672) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ688 KO-R of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

FOLLETT, ERIC GORDON  (1287626) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ688 KO-R of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

PAFFORD, CLIFFORD WILBERT  (J/8215) RCAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ688 KO-R of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

JEMMETT, JOSEPH  (R/87576) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ688 KO-R of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

ALLEN, WILLIAM STANSFIELD  (1126560) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3647 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which crashed at Attigny on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Attigny Communal Cemetery.

29-Aug

HEPWORTH, ERIC  (1430680) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3647 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which crashed at Attigny on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Attigny Communal Cemetery.

29-Aug

HESP, WILLIAM JOHN  (R/86357) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3647 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which crashed at Attigny on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Attigny Communal Cemetery.

29-Aug

TUCK, JOHN FREDERICK  (R/87850) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3647 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which crashed at Attigny on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Attigny Communal Cemetery.

29-Aug

CHARLTON-JONES, CECIL  (33108) RAF - age 28

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6081 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

DOBSON, CHARLES DUDLEY  (41980) RNZAF - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6081 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

GRAY, JAMES WILLIAM  (922567) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6081 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

McNAMEE, DAVID  (1066477) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6081 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

HICKMAN, TOM  (1236171) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6081 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

BUTLER, ERIC DAVIES  (1262460) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6081 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

GILMOUR, WILLIAM  (42214) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3728 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

29-Aug

HILL, ARTHUR RAYMOND  (65996) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3728 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Brussels during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

29-Aug

SPENCER, ARTHUR CHARLES  (115564) RAFVR - age 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3728 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Brussels during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

29-Aug

JACK, JOHN  (552139) RAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3728 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Brussels during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

29-Aug

MYERS, JAMES  (1015522) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3728 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Brussels during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

29-Aug

ARDLEY, WALTER JOHN EVELYN  (65499) RAFVR - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BG998 of No 208 Sqn, which failed to return from a tactical reconnaissance over Qattara.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Aug

WEST, ROBERT GERALD  (1375625) RAFVR - age 18

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, BP758 of No 238 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 whilst flying as escort to a torpedoed destroyer.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Aug

MEACHEN, WILLIAM CYRIL  (657247) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR425 of No 242 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 during Circus 211.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Aug

RUEGER Stefan Piotr (P.794248) PAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, N1480 of No 305 Sqn, during an operational flight, but the aircraft returned safely.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

29-Aug

HAYES, WALTER ALFRED  (R/106644) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS195 of No 402 Sqn, was shot down by a Fw 190 during Circus 211.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

29-Aug

HARDING, FREDERICK GEORGE  (118927) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, X8222 of No 406 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot whilst attempting to land on one engine in fog at Scorton on return from an interception.  He is buried in Eltham Cemetery, London.

29-Aug

FIRTH, JOHN ROBERT BROWNING  (62009) RAFVR - age 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, X8222 of No 406 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot whilst attempting to land on one engine in fog at Scorton on return from an interception.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery.

29-Aug

GOULD, WILLIAM HERBERT  (41897) RNZAF - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE227 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

29-Aug

MURLIS, THOMAS CHARLES ROBERT  (1286633) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE227 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

29-Aug

GARNER, LESLIE LEWIS  (J/15721) RCAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE227 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

29-Aug

SUTHERBY, CHARLES ANDREW LEVERN  (R/70757) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE227 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

29-Aug

LYONS, LEON GEORGE  (405315) RAAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT228 EQ-U of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Liesse in France during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery.

29-Aug

BRIGHOUSE, MALCOLM STANLEY  (405388) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT228 EQ-U of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Liesse in France during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery.

29-Aug

PELLETT, KEITH THOMAS  (J/9759) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT228 EQ-U of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Liesse in France during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery.

29-Aug

CHALKEN, CHRISTOPHER NORMAN  (R/78950) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT228 EQ-U of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Liesse in France during a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery.

29-Aug

SHILLABEER, NEIL HARTLEY  (407459) RAAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, ET1029 of No 450 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 whilst attacking enemy MT.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Aug

CAMPBELL, COLIN MILLIS  (402436) RAAF - age 29

Sgt

He died in captivity from injuries sustained on 8/9 Jun 1942, possibly whilst undergoing surgery, whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1412 'W' of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

29-Aug

POLLOCK, DENNIS PATRICK  (111261) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BS160 of No 1435 Sqn, which failed to return from an interception of a raid on Malta.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Aug

ELLIOT, ARTHUR HENRY JUNIOR  (605462) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He probably died from injuries whilst flying in Master DL348 of No 17 (P) AFU, which crashed into Master DK937, which was stationary, during a simulated forced landing approach.  He is buried in Watton (St Mary) Churchyard.

29-Aug

WALTERS, RONALD GEORGE  (R/95093) RCAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV834 of No 29 OTU, which he died from injuries received the previous day when the aircraft stalled and burst into flames as it hit the ground after swinging violently on take off from North Luffenham.  He is buried in North Luffenham (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

29-Aug

WAREING, JOHN  (1037197) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

She was serving at Hawarden at the time of his death He had been taken ill with meningitis whilst serving in Aden earlier in the year being transferred to a hospital in S Africa and then returned to the UK to recuperate  He returned to his station and died a few days later.  He is buried in Blackpool Cemetery.

29-Aug

DOUGALL, AGNES C.  (439271) WAAF - age 25

ACW1

She was serving in the UK and died in the Military Hospital, The Castle, Edinburgh.  She is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery.

29-Aug

RIGGS, WILLIAM CHARLES  (1194930) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane II , xxxxx of No 8 AACU, which probably came down in the sea off Tisbury in Dorset.  He is buried in Melbury Abbas (St Thomas) Churchyard Extension.

30-Aug

THWAITS, JOHN HENRY  (80219) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was flying in Blenheim IV, Z9743 of No 34 Sqn, which made a forced landing following an engine failure and was murdered by a local mob after force landing during an internal security flight near Rohias.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

30-Aug

JULIAN, JOHN PHILLIP REGINALD  (1018129) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was flying in Blenheim IV, Z9743 of No 34 Sqn, which made a forced landing following an engine failure and was murdered by a local mob after force landing during an internal security flight near Rohias.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

30-Aug

GREAVES, FRANCIS MURRAY  (1259996) RAFVR - age 18

Sgt

He was flying in Blenheim IV, Z9743 of No 34 Sqn, which made a forced landing following an engine failure and was murdered by a local mob after force landing during an internal security flight near Rohias.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

30-Aug

THOMPSON, ROBERT JOHN  (R/82287) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN359 of No 80 Sqn, which failed to return from an escort mission to a tactical reconnaissance sortie, possibly as the result of a collision with BN126.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Aug

MONTGOMERY, JAMES FREDERICK JOHN  (1376560) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN126 of No 80 Sqn, which failed to return from an escort mission to a tactical reconnaissance sortie, possibly as the result of a collision with BN359.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

30-Aug

LINDSAY, GEORGE MACDONALD  (951892) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 155 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

30-Aug

RIVINGTON, PETER SHERWOOD  (121369) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6568 of No 170 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Hazlebury Byron in Dorset.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

30-Aug

DUNPHY, THOMAS ANTHONY  (124393) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Owlet, DP240 of No 605 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Arundel, Sussex.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

30-Aug

JORDAN, GEOFFREY MACFARLANE  (116758) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He waskilled whilst flying in Owlet, DP240 of No 605 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Arundel, Sussex.  He is buried in Littlehampton Cemetery.

30-Aug

FRIDAY, ALBERT HUGO  (119493) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS185 of No 611 Sqn, which broke up in the air near West Malling.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

30-Aug

CUNNINGHAM, PHILIP THOMAS  (906597) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He had been serving with No 1 (C) OTU at the time of his death, but circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained .  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery.

30-Aug

LAMB, BERNARD THOMAS  (1287430) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He had been serving with No 1 (C) OTU at the time of his death, but circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained .  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery.

30-Aug

BOTTOMLEY, WILLIAM  (1439794) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Master II, DL221 of No 17 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground near Watton the previous night.  He is buried in Morley Cemetery.

30-Aug

GLAY, LOUIS ORLIN  (R/101773) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4479 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into Goat Fell on the Isle of Arran at night.  He is buried in Dunure Cemetery.

30-Aug

MacLEAN, JOHN ORVILLE  (R/106786) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4479 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into Goat Fell on the Isle of Arran at night.  He is buried in Dunure Cemetery.

30-Aug

LEYLAND, JOHN WILLIAM  (R/80045) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L4479 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into Goat Fell on the Isle of Arran at night.  He is buried in Dunure Cemetery.

30-Aug

HARRIS, FREDERICK ALBERT  (1289283) RAFVR - age 31

LAC

He had been serving at Takoradi at the time of his death, but circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained .  He is buried in Yaba Cemetery.

30-Aug

JONES, LEONARD FREDERICK  (1268963) RAFVR - age 18

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 Pancras.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

30-Aug

DUFF, ALBERT  (1040173) RAFVR - age 37

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 Liverpool N.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

31-Aug

TAYLOR, WILLIAM DOUGLAS  (115122) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM305 of No 71 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Knokke in Belgium during a Rhubarb.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Aug

CUNNINGHAM, GEORGE  (1059230) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AG887 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking a concentration of MT vehicles.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

31-Aug

BRYCE, JAMES  (1061677) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AG887 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking a concentration of MT vehicles.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

31-Aug

FOWLER, FREDERICK  (1069912) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AG887 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking a concentration of MT vehicles.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

31-Aug

WILSON, WILLIAM ERNEST  (1125341) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AG887 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking a concentration of MT vehicles.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

31-Aug

EVANS, GEORGE WILLIAM HENRY  (122561) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was serving with No 236 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Aug

GOLDSWORTHY, MAXWELL JOHN  (400792) RAAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG752 of No 1437 Flt, which was shot down by enemy fighters during a recce flight.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

31-Aug

DYTE, ALAN CHARLES  (400920) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG752 of No 1437 Flt, which was shot down by enemy fighters during a recce flight.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

31-Aug

MARTIN, PHILLIP DANIEL  (401325) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG752 of No 1437 Flt, which was shot down by enemy fighters during a recce flight.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

31-Aug

CORRAN, BRIAN  (1021722) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG752 of No 1437 Flt, which was shot down by enemy fighters during a recce flight.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

31-Aug

ARNOT, ARTHUR GORDON HERBERT  (402840) RAAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander III, V9798 of No 1488 Flt, which flew into the ground at Martlesham Heath.  He is buried in Maldon Cemetery.

31-Aug

SUMMERS, MICHAEL JOHN  (1253702) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander III, V9798 of No 1488 Flt, which flew into ground Martlesham Heath .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

31-Aug

DUNN, MAURICE  (126682) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1232 of No 21 OTU, which hit a tree during an overshoot at Moreton-in-Marsh.  He is buried in Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium.

31-Aug

PERRETT, ALWYN  (1375503) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1232 of No 21 OTU, which hit a tree during an overshoot at Moreton-in-Marsh.  He is buried in Neath (Ynysymaerdy) Cemetery.

31-Aug

SMITH, BRUCE ASHBY  (925557) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1232 of No 21 OTU, which hit a tree during an overshoot at Moreton-in-Marsh.  He is buried in North Weald Bassett (St Andrew) Churchyard.

31-Aug

TERWILLIGER, WILLIAM HENRY  (R/83416) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5100 of No 24 OTU, which hit a tree during an overshoot at Honeybourne.  He is buried in Evesham Cemetery.

31-Aug

WEST, GEORGE WALTER  (1384504) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, P5100 of No 24 OTU, which hit a tree during an overshoot at Honeybourne.  He is buried in West Wickham (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

31-Aug

BURMAN, HAROLD ALFRED  (1335301) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT-13A, 41-1671 of No 3 BFTS, which collided with 41-1696, near Chanute, Kansas.  He is buried in Miami (Grand Army of the Republic) Cemetery.

31-Aug

BROWN, ALAN  (1479901) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT-13A, 41-1671 of No 3 BFTS, which collided with 41-1696, near Chanute, Kansas.  He is buried in Miami (Grand Army of the Republic) Cemetery.

31-Aug

HACKSLEY, HERBERT HORACE  (1320081) RAFVR - age 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT-13A, 41-1696 of No 3 BFTS, which collided with 41-1671 near Chanute, Kansas.  He is buried in Miami (Grand Army of the Republic) Cemetery.

31-Aug

HARFIELD, DONALD ARTHUR  (1338515) RAFVR - age 17

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT-13A, 41-1696 of No 3 BFTS, which collided with 41-1671 near Chanute, Kansas.  He is buried in Miami (Grand Army of the Republic) Cemetery.

31-Aug

GOULD, CHARLES VERNON COURTNEY  (1392426) RAFVR - age 33

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3415 (ex BF805) of No 44 Air School, which flew into the sea whilst pilot was watching a ship.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

31-Aug

HEAL, SAMUEL RAYMOND  (1503093) RAFVR - age 29

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3415 (ex BF805) of No 44 Air School, which flew into the sea whilst pilot was watching a ship.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

31-Aug

WHALLEY, WILLIAM  (657371) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N3585 of No 51 OTU, which flew into the ground at night near Turvey in Bedfordshire.  He was cremated at  Blackpool (Carleton) Crematorium, Poulton-le-Fylde.

31-Aug

HISSON, ROY WALTER JOHN  (R/85928) RCAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD438 of the HGCU, which crashed into trees on taking-off from Black Bourton towing a glider.  He is buried in Black Bourton (or Burton Abbots) (St Mary) Churchyard.

31-Aug

THORNLEY, WALTER  (45716) RAFVR - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD438 of the HGCU, which crashed into trees on taking-off from Black Bourton towing a glider.  He is buried in Marton (St Paul) Church Burial Ground.

31-Aug

GRADI HAMOOD  (6066) Iraq Levies - age Unknown

Pvt

He was a member of the Iraq Levies but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial.

31-Aug

DENTON, CLARE  (770727) RAFVR - age 53

LAC

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

31-Aug

GOLDFARB, ALFRED  (1457493) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Edmonton Federation Jewish Cemetery.

31-Aug

MOLE, COLIN FROSTICK  (1626905) RAFVR - age 39

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 Ely.  He is buried in Ippollitts (St Ippolyt) New Churchyard.

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