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Casualties - 7 - 10 August 1942


07-Aug

MONTGOMERY, ALEXANDER WHYTE CASSIE  (117142) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9154 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Emmerich on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Aug

HORE, SAMUEL LEACH  (401217) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9154 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Emmerich on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Aug

PULLEN, CLIFFORD GEORGE  (402541) RNZAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9154 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Emmerich on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Aug

BRAIN, PHILIP CECIL JOHN  (535701) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9154 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Emmerich on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Aug

RODWELL, RONALD LESLIE  (956819) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9154 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Emmerich on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Aug

MATHIESON, DOUGLAS WILFRED  (1186687) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9154 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Emmerich on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Aug

KERSHAW, ERIC GILBERT  (1360538) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9154 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Emmerich on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Aug

SHAW, HAROLD  (121375) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8585 PH-W of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

07-Aug

KEATS, GILBERT CARRINGTON  (407794) RAAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8585 PH-W of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

07-Aug

WILLIAMS, DOUGLAS ERNEST  (960375) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8585 PH-W of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

07-Aug

SPENCE, PETER MACDOUGALL  (1310195) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8585 PH-W of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

07-Aug

MILLER, BERNARD JOHN  (1379181) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8585 PH-W of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

07-Aug

SMITH, FRANK RAYMOND  (403537) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV663 'U' of No 40 Sqn, which collided with HX431 during a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Aug

GOWDIE, ROBERT ST CLAIR  (404712) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV663 'U' of No 40 Sqn, which collided with HX431 during a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Aug

THOMSON, JOHN IVAN  (404968) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV663 'U' of No 40 Sqn, which collided with HX431 during a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Aug

KERR, LEONARD PERCIVAL  (411412) RNZAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV663 'U' of No 40 Sqn, which collided with HX431 during a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Aug

HAINEY, EDWARD KELLY  (655427) RAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV663 'U' of No 40 Sqn, which collided with HX431 during a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Aug

WOLSTENHOLME, DOUGLAS  (R/78607) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV663 'U' of No 40 Sqn, which collided with HX431 during a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Aug

HULL, ALBERT EDWIN  (47128) RAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX431 'O' of No 40 Sqn, which collided with DV663 during a raid on Tobruk harbour after baling out too low.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Aug

SCOTT, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1262777) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1237 EY-P of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

07-Aug

HOARE, JAMES GEORGE ARTHUR  (1289983) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1237 EY-P of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery.

07-Aug

LUCK, WILLIAM ERNEST SAMUEL  (562643) RAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1237 EY-P of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Aug

CANTWELL, GERARD JOSEPH MICHAEL  (798616) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1237 EY-P of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Aug

COLE, WILLIAM JOHN  (1379680) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1237 EY-P of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Aug

JOHNSTON, ARTHUR GEORGE  (R/59551) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1237 EY-P of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Aug

D'URSEL, J ()  - age

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1237 EY-P of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on its return from a raid to Duisburg.   .

07-Aug

BICKMORE, KENNETH  (1291220) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was serving with No 93 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Aug

ANGEL, WILLIAM HARRY  (1428980) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

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

07-Aug

LEE, JOHN CHARLES  (648957) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1225 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed into the Humber Estuary on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery.

07-Aug

CASSIDY, ERIC ARTHUR  (104476) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1225 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed into the Humber Estuary on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Brigg Cemetery.

07-Aug

GILBY, JOSEPH NORMAN  (115137) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1225 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed into the Humber Estuary on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Brigg Cemetery.

07-Aug

CRANE, WILLIAM MAURICE  (1201064) RAFVR - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1225 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed into the Humber Estuary on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery.

07-Aug

RUTHERFORD, ISAAC  (966363) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1225 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed into the Humber Estuary on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in North Cotes (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

07-Aug

BEAUPRE, JEAN  (R/ 55398) RCAF - age 20

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1225 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed into the Humber Estuary on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in North Cotes (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

07-Aug

TIDMARSH, ROBERT FRANK  (642450) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1225 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed into the Humber Estuary on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Aug

REID, MICHAEL GORDON MESTON  (116060) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was serving with No 124 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Hardinghen Churchyard.

07-Aug

COSBY, BERTIE HARRY  (1280615) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3698 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Snaith on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk.

07-Aug

BAXTER, ROBERT WILSON  (400689) RAAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3698 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Snaith on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Selby Cemetery.

07-Aug

TIPPLE, ANTHONY ROLAND  (755837) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3698 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Snaith on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Selby Cemetery.

07-Aug

WELLER, HAROLD  (1333817) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3698 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Snaith on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Selby Cemetery.

07-Aug

GRAY, WILFRED JOHN  (405484) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7750 NP-M of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium outbound on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

07-Aug

HUDDLESS, HAROLD  (1050628) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7750 NP-M of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium outbound on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

07-Aug

MANNING, JOHN CHARLES  (900222) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Bombay I, L5814 of No 216 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and crashed in flames on a routine transport sortie whilst carrying wounded and the Commander (designate) of the 8th Army, Lt Gen W H E Gott.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

07-Aug

HOWARTH, PETER NOEL  (1255696) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Bombay I, L5814 of No 216 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and crashed in flames on a routine transport sortie whilst carrying wounded and the Commander (designate) of the 8th Army, Lt Gen W H E Gott.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

07-Aug

GARDINER, HAROLD PHILLIP  (567298) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6072 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Kassel on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

07-Aug

CAVANAGH, GEORGE CLAYTON  (1183330) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6072 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Kassel on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

07-Aug

BARNARD, LESLIE WILLIAM ARTHUR  (1384144) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6072 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Kassel on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

07-Aug

BACHELDER, ALLEN LELAND  (R/56438) RCAF - age 23

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6072 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Kassel on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

07-Aug

HEMMER, PAUL GORDON  (R/83123) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Hurricane IIB, Z5337 of No 274 Sqn, which was shot down whilst attacking a MT convoy, he baled out over the sea, but were not rescued.  He is buried in Carthage American Military Cemetery.

07-Aug

DARWIN, CHRISTOPHER WILLIAM WHARTON  (42050) RAF - age 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BE683 of No 274 Sqn, which was shot down whilst attacking a MT convoy, he baled out over the sea, but were not rescued.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

07-Aug

HARROLD, JOHN HONEYMAN CLOUSTON  (70282) RAFO - age 46

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 117 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

07-Aug

CRABTREE, NORMAN GEOFFREY  (1263387) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1075 of No 16 OTU, which crashed near Birmingham after colliding with a barrage balloon cable over the city during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery.

07-Aug

MOXEY, PERCY LESLIE  (121570) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1075 of No 16 OTU, which crashed near Birmingham after colliding with a barrage balloon cable over the city during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Great Yarmouth (Gorleston) Cemetery.

07-Aug

SMITH, RONALD LEONARD  (1252106) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1075 of No 16 OTU, which crashed near Birmingham after colliding with a barrage balloon cable over the city during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Middleton Stoney (All Saints) Churchyard.

07-Aug

LEFURGEY, ARCHIE WILLIAM  (R/102319) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6255 of No 2 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea off Withernsea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Aug

McNEILL, ROBERT MONTGOMERY  (1367419) RAFVR - age 37

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a cycling accident whilst riding his bicycle at night without lights down Rumer Hill, Welford-on-Avon.  He is buried in Glasgow (Sandymount) Cemetery.

07-Aug

WATTS, GEOFFREY ARTHUR  (1311456) RAF - age 32

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died in Law Hospital, Carluke, from a compound fracture of the skull.  He is buried in Rathven (Hillhead) Cemetery.

07-Aug

HARRIS, CLIFFORD JULIAN  (924663) RAFVR - age 22

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Sherwood Cemetery.

07-Aug

PARKER, OSWALD  (1027564) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, R3404 of No 31 GRS, which crashed on take off from Charlottetown, PEI when it failed to achieve sufficient speed to clear trees at the end of the runway.  He is buried in Sherwood Cemetery.

07-Aug

McLEAN, WILLIAM  (1360364) RAFVR - age 32

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, R3404 of No 31 GRS, which crashed on take off from Charlottetown, PEI when it failed to achieve sufficient speed to clear trees at the end of the runway.  He is buried in Sherwood Cemetery.

07-Aug

WATSON, GERALD JACK  (1438461) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died in Stracathro Hospital, from a pulmonary embolism.  He is buried in Southampton (Hollybrook) Cemetery

08-Aug

HAMILTON, THOMAS BRADSHAW  (R/80109) RCAF - age 24

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane II, BP440 'U' of No 274 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an interception.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

08-Aug

THORNLEY, BRUCE ALLAN  (J/15066) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI , X8162 of No 409 Sqn, which was shot down by a Mosquito night fighter by mistake.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Aug

MATCHES, ALVIN JAMES  (R/80905) RCAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI , X8162 of No 409 Sqn, which was shot down by a Mosquito night fighter by mistake.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Aug

KELLY, CLARENCE LLOYD  (39559) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, EP336 of No 1435 Sqn, which failed to return from an interception on an enemy raid.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

08-Aug

YEOMAN, EDWIN ST. CLAIR  (473) RAAF - age 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4019 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which crashed into the Bay of Biscay off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Aug

OGG, LINDSAY THOMAS  (20033) RAAF - age 21

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4019 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which crashed into the Bay of Biscay off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Aug

MENZIES, WILLIAM ERNEST  (21152) RAAF - age 22

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4019 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which crashed into the Bay of Biscay off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Aug

CHELMAN, WILLIAM OSSIAN  (25061) RAAF - age 26

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4019 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which crashed into the Bay of Biscay off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Aug

EDWARDS, KEITH THOMAS  (27883) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4019 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which crashed into the Bay of Biscay off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Aug

RHEUBEN, COLYN ARTHUR  (34656) RAAF - age 20

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4019 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which crashed into the Bay of Biscay off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Aug

GIBSON, THOMAS MICHAEL  (400041) RAAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4019 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which crashed into the Bay of Biscay off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Aug

TROOD, DOCTOR DUDLEY  (401841) RAAF - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4019 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which crashed into the Bay of Biscay off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Aug

McENNALLY, ALAN ROBERT  (403483) RAAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4019 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which crashed into the Bay of Biscay off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Aug

ISLE, WILLIAM HENRY  (405222) RAAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4019 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which crashed into the Bay of Biscay off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Aug

CARSON, REGINALD  (406469) RAAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4019 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which crashed into the Bay of Biscay off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Aug

BIGGIN, GEOFFREY MOYLE  (408831) RAAF - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W4019 of No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, which crashed into the Bay of Biscay off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Aug

LOCKHART, ALFRED EDWARD THOMAS  (1336816) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AR825 of No 23 SFTS, which collided with AR783 during take-off from Heany .  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

08-Aug

STRACHAN, DAVID FINDLAY  (414696) RNZAF - age 30

Sgt

He was serving at No 3 PRC and died from Pylephlebitis in the Ballochmyle Hospital in Glasgow as a result of suffering from acute appendicitis whilst on leave on 27 Apr 1942.  He is buried in Auchinleck Parish Churchyard.

08-Aug

HAYNES, REGINALD JAMES  (656425) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ125 of No 9 (O) AFU, which crashed on take-off from Llanwrog.  He is buried in Cherry Hinton (St Andrew) Churchyard.

08-Aug

SMITH, GORDON JOHN  (128101) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ125 of No 9 (O) AFU, which crashed on take-off from Llanwrog.  He is buried in Llanbeblig Public Cemetery, Caernarfon.

08-Aug

ASHLEY, JOHN MCINTYRE  (550708) RAF - age 22

Cpl

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Anson I, DJ125 of No 9 (O) AFU, which crashed on take-off from Llanwrog.  He is buried in Llanbeblig Public Cemetery, Caernarfon.

08-Aug

PROCTER, GEORGE EDWIN  (1122138) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ125 of No 9 (O) AFU, which crashed on take-off from Llanwrog.  He is buried in Sleaford Cemetery.

08-Aug

WILMOT, BRUCE JOHN  (1432286) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was serving in the UK and was found dead on Penny Street Bridge, Lancaster, having apparently been knocked down by a car.  He is buried in East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium.

08-Aug

LENNOX, IAN GORDON  (84836) RAF - age 27

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK and died in Westminster Hospital, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Edderton Parish Churchyard.

08-Aug

DUNNETT, REGINALD  (1634448) 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 Norwich.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium.

08-Aug

LOXTON, BERTRAM  (519567) RAF - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Kings Lynn.  He is buried in Tardebigge (St Bartholomew) Churchyard and Extension.

09-Aug

WILLIAMS, NATHANIEL WILLIAM  (906674) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 90 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Bournemouth East Cemetery.

09-Aug

MATTHEWS, JOHN JOSEPH  (R/95652) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM349 of No 122 Sqn, which was hit by flak on a Rodeo to Sangatte, he baled out off the coast but did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Aug

WAIN, JOHN ALWYNE  (114644) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD623 of No 151 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off the Norfolk coast during an interception.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Aug

GRIEVE, THOMAS STEEL GREENSHIELDS  (1066320) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD623 of No 151 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off the Norfolk coast during an interception.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Aug

MORGAN, ARTHUR THEODORE  (R/89659) RCAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in died of natural cause in the Middlesex Hospital. of No 296 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-Aug

BIJUR, ROBERT DUFF  (R/104923) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, ? of No 15 OTU, which he was found missing when the aircraft returned from a cross country navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Aug

KEENE, ARTHUR GEORGE WILSON  (R/90459) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7845 ZT-Z of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Loch Lee during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Fettercairn Cemetery.

09-Aug

KIRBY, ALFRED  (R/95300) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7845 ZT-Z of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Loch Lee during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Fettercairn Cemetery.

09-Aug

JENSEN, OSCAR KNUD LERCHE  (R/95369) RCAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7845 ZT-Z of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Loch Lee during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Fettercairn Cemetery.

09-Aug

WEATHERSON, JOSEPH  (655156) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7845 ZT-Z of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Loch Lee during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Hebburn Cemetery.

09-Aug

ANDREWS, SYDNEY ERNEST  (44567) RAF - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was serving with No 3 SAAF at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

09-Aug

MOFFLIN, WILLIAM  (411362) RAAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying Hurricane X, AG164 of No 56 OTU, flew into high ground near Loch Rannoch and exploded.  He is buried in Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery.

09-Aug

RIDING, HERBERT  (1096579) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying AT6A, 41-316 of the AFS, Craig Field, which spun into the ground after failing to join up for a solo formation practice sortie.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe.

09-Aug

NAJI SHUKRI  (6285) 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.

09-Aug

McINTYRE, ROBERT BRUCE  (J/15314) RCAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3385 of the Merchant Ships Fighter Unit, which flew into high ground near Blaenay Ffestiniog.  He is buried in Portmadoc Public Cemetery.

09-Aug

ROGERS, JAMES  (1473175) 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 Edmonton.  He is buried in Cheshunt Burial Ground.

09-Aug

ROBERTS, VERA ELIZABETH  (2017315) WAAF - age 27

ACW2

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  Her death was registered in Worthing.  She is buried in Southampton (Hollybrook) Cemetery.

09-Aug

YATES, PERCY  (1174098) RAFVR - age Unknown

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 Plymouth (31).  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Hartshill) Cemetery.

10-Aug

RAMSEY, JOHN EDWARD  (407648) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA,  FH427 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'North Bert' patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Aug

BANNEAR, RONALD KENNETH  (407817) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA,  FH428 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'North Bert' patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Aug

ASH, GEORGE ROBERT  (R/74689) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA,  FH429 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'North Bert' patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Aug

WATTS, GORDON ROY  (400838) RAAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA,  FH430 of No 48 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'North Bert' patrol.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery.

10-Aug

IRONMONGER, ERNEST JAMES  (754690) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1016 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

10-Aug

HOWARD, CYRIL MARRISON  (559204) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1016 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

10-Aug

PORTER, AULDEN CLAIRE  (R/72543) RCAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1016 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

10-Aug

WILSON, WILLIAM ALEXANDER  (1291584) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1016 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Aug

PALMER, GEORGE ARTHUR  (1375473) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1016 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Aug

HUMPHREYS, GEORGE DESMOND LLOYD  (1379770) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1016 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Aug

NAVIN, DONALD JOSEPH  (R/78543) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1016 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Aug

REECE, MICHAEL PAYNTER  (R/86147) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was attached from No 92 Sqn and died from wounds sustained on 1 Aug 1942 whilst flying Hurricane IIC, BP235 of No 80 Sqn, during a combat with Bf 109s over El Alamein.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

10-Aug

WILLSHIRE, RAYMOND VENABLES  (574939) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB211 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which crashed after being hit by flak  near Lingen-Ems on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

10-Aug

McCARTHY, MURRAY LORNE  (J/7796) RCAF - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB211 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which crashed after being hit by flak  near Lingen-Ems on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

10-Aug

SMITH, JERROLD ALPINE  (J/6280) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BR366 of No 126 Sqn, which failed to return from giving chase to a Ju 88 which had attacked Luqa.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

10-Aug

CARR, PHILIP WILLIAM  (119716) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ608 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery.

10-Aug

GLOVER, STANLEY  (1086885) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ608 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery.

10-Aug

SWINNARD, JOHN DESMOND DAVID  (1151672) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ608 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery.

10-Aug

WEBB, WILLIAM GEORGE  (R/92534) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ608 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery.

10-Aug

McCANN, EDMUND JAMES  (656642) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1593 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Gorssel General Cemetery.

10-Aug

COLLINS, MAURICE  (999570) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1593 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Gorssel General Cemetery.

10-Aug

JONES, HERBERT GWYN  (1199275) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1593 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Gorssel General Cemetery.

10-Aug

HUGHES, JOHN ALFRED  (1295212) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1593 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Gorssel General Cemetery.

10-Aug

BICKERTON, NORMAN VICTOR  (1496595) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1593 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Gorssel General Cemetery.

10-Aug

BRISTOW, ERNEST WILLIAM  (745118) RAFVR - age 26

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FK207 of No 220 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Nutts Corner.  He is buried in Brighton (Bear Road) Borough Cemetery.

10-Aug

FRETTER, VICTOR CLARENCE  (751381) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FK207 of No 220 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Nutts Corner.  He is buried in Broughton Astley Cemetery.

10-Aug

FOSTER, PHILIP GERARD  (1158929) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FK207 of No 220 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Nutts Corner.  He is buried in Glenavy Roman Catholic Churchyard.

10-Aug

CAPEL, DAVID FARQUHAR  (404602) RAAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FK207 of No 220 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Nutts Corner.  He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

10-Aug

GARCIA, HARRY  (931532) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FK207 of No 220 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Nutts Corner.  He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

10-Aug

SANDERSON, GORDON ALAN  (128370) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FK207 of No 220 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Nutts Corner.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery.

10-Aug

MENU, XAVIER LEON ALBERT  (87683) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3214 of No 350 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst trying to locate Tangmere in the dark on its return from a scramble.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

10-Aug

BAIN, DAVID JOHN  (41243) RAF - age 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7709 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

10-Aug

CALDERWOOD, THOMAS MCWHIRTER  (118607) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7709 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

10-Aug

VAUGHAN, ROBERT HILARY  (118660) RAFVR - age 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7709 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

10-Aug

GOVER, HENRY PATRICK  (798560) RAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7709 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

10-Aug

MORGAN, THOMAS GWYNNE  (1253408) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7709 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

10-Aug

GIBBONS, FRANCIS EARL  (R/61613) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7709 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

10-Aug

HILL, WALTER ALEXANDER  (R/7775) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7709 LQ-J of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

10-Aug

GOORD, STEPHEN BRYAN  (39099) RNZAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1463 UV-L of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Hengelo in Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Hengelo (Gelderland) General Cemetery.

10-Aug

PONTON, ROBERT ALLAN  (401080) RAAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1463 UV-L of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Hengelo in Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Hengelo (Gelderland) General Cemetery.

10-Aug

SMITH, KEVIN ARGYLE  (402832) RAAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1463 UV-L of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Hengelo in Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Hengelo (Gelderland) General Cemetery.

10-Aug

FINLAY, JAMES ALEXANDER  (403175) RAAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1463 UV-L of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Hengelo in Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Hengelo (Gelderland) General Cemetery.

10-Aug

DAN, NICHOLAS  (403561) RAAF - age 23

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1463 UV-L of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Hengelo in Holland during a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Hengelo (Gelderland) General Cemetery.

10-Aug

PERRYMAN, WALTER THOMAS SYDNEY  (123451) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, V3629 of No 12 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground near Grantham.  He is buried in Paignton Cemetery.

10-Aug

CARTER, HAROLD MARCUS  (400525) RAAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG737 of No 1437 Flt, which failed to return from a recce over the Western Desert.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-Aug

HUMPHRIES, KEITH ERIC  (406217) RAAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG737 of No 1437 Flt, which failed to return from a recce over the Western Desert.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-Aug

DUMAS, CHARLES JOHN  (407615) RAAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG737 of No 1437 Flt, which failed to return from a recce over the Western Desert.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-Aug

MILLAR, FREDERICK JOHN  (778911) RAFVR - age 35

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG737 of No 1437 Flt, which failed to return from a recce over the Western Desert.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-Aug

STONEBRIDGE, WILLIAM JOHN  (1331534) RAFVR - age 28

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AS610 of No 37 SFTS, which dived into the ground after stalling in a turn at Langdon.  He is buried in Calgary (Burnsland) Cemetery.

10-Aug

McIVOR, JOHN KITSON  (107257) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK623 of No 4 SAAF Sqn, which was last seen spinning into cloud following a combat with Bf 109s near El Alamein.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-Aug

ASHTON, WILLIE  (1087729) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 5 MU/WU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

10-Aug

CALLOW, LESLIE ALGERNON  (1333409) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire, P8377 of No 52 OTU, which spun into the ground whilst carrying out a cloud flying exercise.  He is buried in Ramsgate and St Lawrence Cemetery.

10-Aug

QUIGLEY, PATRICK JOHN  (1315650) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, V7067 of No 55 OTU, which flew into high ground near Lockerbie whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Aldershot Civil Cemetery.

10-Aug

ROSENTHAL, GORDON  (655729) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, N3276 of No 57 OTU, which spun into the ground near Saltney Ferry.  He is buried in Liverpool (Walton) Hebrew Burial Ground.

10-Aug

HOLT, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1017442) RAFVR - age 31

LAC

He was serving at AHQ Malta at the time of his death and was probably killed during a raid on RAF Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

10-Aug

ROGERS, RICHARD CRAWFORD  (1476427) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

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

10-Aug

GRAY, CYRIL EVAN  (1153207) RAFVR - age 26

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT13, 40-834 from Gunter Field, which spun into the ground as it turned onto the base leg of the circuit.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe.

10-Aug

AYLING, ALBERT EDGAR  (1388831) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT13, 40-859 from Gunter Field, which crashed from a steep turn onto the base leg at Mount Meigs Auxiliary Field during night circuits.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe

10-Aug

DAVIES, GLADYS MARY  (2078237) WAAF - age 19

ACW2

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  Her death was registered in Gloucester R.  She is buried in Aberysteyth Cemetery.

10-Aug

SLATER, ROBERT JOHN  (1383217) 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 Aylesbury.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery.

10-Aug

NICHOLLS, MONTAGUE EDWARD  (358340) RAF - age 36

LAC

He was serving with 34 MU, RAF Monkmoor at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Shrewsbury.  He is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery.

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