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Casualties - 11 - 12 August 1942


11-Aug

BAKER, THOMAS HENRY WILLIAM  (107286) RAFVR - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ773 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Shippea Hill in Cambridgeshire due to engine mishandling on a training flight.  He is buried in Wilmslow Cemetery.

11-Aug

BAKER, HENRY LEWIS  (1376934) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3646 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Drumachose (Christ Church) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

11-Aug

KIMBER, RONALD ERNEST  (45956) RAF - age 31

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3646 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

BRADEY, GEORGE EDWARD FRANCIS  (401954) RNZAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3646 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

GREEN, CYRIL VINCENT  (402997) RNZAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3646 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

ELLIS, ARDEN IVAN  (R/92690) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3646 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

MYRICK, JOHN FREDERICK  (J/9587) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1233 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

11-Aug

HIGGINS, GRAHAM HENRY DAVID  (404484) RAAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1233 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

KELLY, LEONARD  (525449) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1233 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

HISLEY, MAURICE JAMES  (548910) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1233 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

THOMASSON, FRANCIS NEVILLE  (1113658) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1233 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

FLEETWOOD-MAY, JOHN  (1254797) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1233 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

HARRISON, JACKSON OSBOURNE  (1311960) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1233 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

STOREY, JAMES HENRY  (925655) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9162 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which crashed into the Kattegat during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Frederikshavn Cemetery.

11-Aug

SIMS, LEONARD ROBERT  (1388435) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9162 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which crashed into the Kattegat during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Kviberg Cemetery.

11-Aug

OLIVER, CLAUDIUS WILLIAM SAMUEL  (403173) RAAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9162 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which crashed into the Kattegat during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Larvik Civil Cemetery.

11-Aug

SUTTON, WILLIAM CHARLES  (118617) RAFVR - age 35

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9162 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which crashed into the Kattegat during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

GREGSON, NORMAN PERCY  (569763) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9162 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which crashed into the Kattegat during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

STREATER, WILLIAM HENRY  (1280887) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9162 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which crashed into the Kattegat during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

SMITH, GARNET FLOYD  (R/82895) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9162 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which crashed into the Kattegat during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

BEAVIS, JAMES  (37566) RAF - age 28

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1595 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Namur in Belgium on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Coutisse Churchyard.

11-Aug

EMBELIN, RAYMOND CECIL  (48963) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1595 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Namur in Belgium on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Coutisse Churchyard.

11-Aug

SPARK, NORMAN  (128965) RAFVR - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1595 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Namur in Belgium on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Coutisse Churchyard.

11-Aug

WISE, ALLAN FREDERICK  (591613) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1595 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Namur in Belgium on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Coutisse Churchyard.

11-Aug

HURST, HENRY DOUGLAS  (921818) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1595 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Namur in Belgium on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Coutisse Churchyard.

11-Aug

STEWART, JOHNSTONE  (1260195) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1595 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Namur in Belgium on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Coutisse Churchyard.

11-Aug

WHITELAW, JOHN WILLIAM  (552527) RAF - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 173 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

11-Aug

CRUSSELL, ALBERT WILLIAM  (640536) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 203 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

11-Aug

GLAZEBROOK, STANLEY  (46019) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5499 EM-D of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Kattegat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

EASLEY, GORDON  (103574) RAFVR - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5499 EM-D of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Kattegat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

HARTELL, RAYMOND RAYNES  (106131) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5499 EM-D of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Kattegat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

MUSTO, CLIFFORD WILLIAM  (406149) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5499 EM-D of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Kattegat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

CLADIS, LIONEL GEORGE  (1379459) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5499 EM-D of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Kattegat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

SPEIR, JOHN GARFIELD  (J/5136) RCAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5499 EM-D of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Kattegat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

ATKINS, MILTON WILBUR  (R/101589) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5499 EM-D of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Kattegat.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

JEFFREY, JOHN HAGGAN  (1062344) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7568 HA-D of No 218 Sqn, which crashed whilst climbing out due to an engine fire breaking out as it set off on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

11-Aug

ABBERTON, JOHN  (107179) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7568 HA-D of No 218 Sqn, which crashed whilst climbing out due to an engine fire breaking out as it set off on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Stone Cemetery, Staffordshire.

11-Aug

MASLANKA Ludwik Zdzislaw (P.0770) PAF - age 31

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX384 of No 304 Sqn, which crashed at Dale near Haverfordwest.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

11-Aug

OMIELIASZKO Michal (P.781303) PAF - age 28

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX384 of No 304 Sqn, which crashed at Dale near Haverfordwest.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

11-Aug

DROZDZIOK Pawel (P.793787) PAF - age 24

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX384 of No 304 Sqn, which crashed at Dale near Haverfordwest.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

11-Aug

MODRZEWSKI Marian Jerzy (P.780903) PAF - age 26

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX384 of No 304 Sqn, which crashed at Dale near Haverfordwest.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

11-Aug

SIUZDAK Tadeusz Marian (P.0184) PAF - age 29

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX384 of No 304 Sqn, which crashed at Dale near Haverfordwest.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

11-Aug

WOJTOWICZ Stanislaw Rudolf (P.784066) PAF - age 23

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX384 of No 304 Sqn, which crashed at Dale near Haverfordwest.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

11-Aug

TRIPTREE, ALAN CHARLES  (33349) RAF - age 24

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1337 'M' of No 489 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a torpedo strike against the Lutzow off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

HURLEY, JOHN JOSEPH  (66003) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1337 'M' of No 489 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a torpedo strike against the Lutzow off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

JONES, GEORGE ARROLL  (405490) RNZAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1337 'M' of No 489 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a torpedo strike against the Lutzow off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

WELLARD, JEFFREY ORMOND  (934712) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1337 'M' of No 489 Sqn, which was lost without a trace  on a torpedo strike against the Lutzow off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

BRANNIGAN, STEWART GORDON  (404885) RNZAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP128 'J' of No 501 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 during a shipping recce.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

NOAD, RICHARD HAROLD JOHN  (1313945) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VI, BR164 of No 616 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Tolleshunt d'Arcy in Essex.  He is buried in Bathampton (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

11-Aug

SENIOR, EDWARD CHARLES ROBERT  (630216) RAF - age 23

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX168 of No 1 GRS, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial.

11-Aug

LLEWELYN-ROBERTS, JOHN BEAVER  (1338898) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX168 of No 1 GRS, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial.

11-Aug

O'CONNELL, PETER  (403761) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, AB120 of No 1 PRU, which failed to return from a PR sortie over Wilhelmshaven and Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

11-Aug

BARTON, BRUCE HAWTHORN  (405341) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE155 GL-S of No 14 OTU, which crashed near Bourne during a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

11-Aug

O'CONNOR, JOHN HENRY  (R/79053) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE155 GL-S of No 14 OTU, which crashed near Bourne during a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

11-Aug

DAVIES, ROY PERCIVAL  (97987) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE155 GL-S of No 14 OTU, which crashed near Bourne during a night bombing practice.  He is buried in Sheffield (Tinsley Park) Cemetery.

11-Aug

BONNER, JACK  (944133) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ747 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed near New Martinthorpe in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

11-Aug

COOK, JACK  (958578) RAFVR - age 25

Cpl

He was serving with No 21 PTC at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

11-Aug

TORONCZUK, CONSTANTIN  (R/94722) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1505 of No 22 OTU, which he failed to abandon the aircraft after it became uncontrollable following the loss of a propeller on a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

11-Aug

MONAGHAN, EDWARD PATRICK  (1112976) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9355 of No 4 (C) OTU, which crashed on take-off from Thornaby.  He is buried in Accrington Cemetery.

11-Aug

NEWCOMBE, ERIC  (1066475) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9355 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed on take-off from Thornaby.  He is buried in St Helens Cemetery.

11-Aug

BURNS, MERVYN ALBERT THOMAS  (1208640) RAFVR - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9355 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed on take-off from Thornaby.  He is buried in Thornbury Cemetery, Gloucestershire.

11-Aug

JONES, GEORGE DOUGLAS  (1138497) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 5 Aug 1942 whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4642 of No 61 OTU, which he abandoned after it broke up in a dive.  He is buried in Kirk Malew (St Malew) Churchyard Extension.

11-Aug

HEELEY, LEONARD  (1487434) RAFVR - age 28

AC1

He was serving in the 6 AOS and was killed when he walked into the propeller of Anson, N9882.  He is buried in Brighouse Cemetery.

12-Aug

BUSBY, PETER  (576055) RAF - age 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3756 LS-C of No 15 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Wattisham having been damaged by night fighters on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

12-Aug

HAMMOND, JOHN BENTLEY  (1381459) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3756 LS-C of No 15 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Wattisham having been damaged by night fighters on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Huntingdon (Priory Road) Cemetery.

12-Aug

TREE, RAYMOND DOUGLAS  (1260777) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3756 LS-C of No 15 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Wattisham having been damaged by night fighters on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Wyton (St Margaret and All Saints) Churchyard.

12-Aug

MILLS, TERENCE ALFRED  (1333363) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3756 LS-C of No 15 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Wattisham having been damaged by night fighters on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Wyton (St Margaret and All Saints) Churchyard.

12-Aug

NIXON, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (R/57743) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3756 LS-C of No 15 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Wattisham having been damaged by night fighters on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Wyton (St Margaret and All Saints) Churchyard.

12-Aug

McCAUSLAND, WILLIAM ALFRED DELMORE  (R/86622) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3756 LS-C of No 15 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Wattisham having been damaged by night fighters on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Wyton (St Margaret and All Saints) Churchyard.

12-Aug

GRAY, DAVID  (402993) RAAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5746 VN-Q of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on le Harve.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.

12-Aug

McCLOY, GEOFFREY BROWNING  (403199) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5746 VN-Q of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on le Harve.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.

12-Aug

ADDISON, THOMAS WILLIAM SHERIDAN  (404571) RAAF - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5746 VN-Q of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on le Harve.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.

12-Aug

WALDIE, ALEXANDER ASHCROFT  (1101233) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5746 VN-Q of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on le Harve.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.

12-Aug

TAYLOR, WILLIAM PAUL  (1211090) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5746 VN-Q of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on le Harve.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.

12-Aug

BOGARD, JOEL  (1382214) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5746 VN-Q of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on le Harve.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.

12-Aug

LOWE, JOHN MANLEY  (R/86751) RCAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5746 VN-Q of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on le Harve.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.

12-Aug

NISBET, WILLIAM  (118449) RAFVR - age 34

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, BJ830 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12-Aug

RIDDELL, ROBERT  (411449) RNZAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, BJ830 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12-Aug

COCKAYNE, RONALD CUST  (952486) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, BJ830 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12-Aug

HENDERSON, THOMAS  (1185491) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, BJ830 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12-Aug

BUCHANAN, STANLEY LLOYD GEORGE  (R/92487) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, BJ830 of No 57 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12-Aug

OWEN, ORTHIN VAUGHAN  (994134) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1656 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Ameland (NES) General Cemetery.

12-Aug

DAWSON, PHILIP  (110825) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1656 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

KNELL, ALBERT JOHN  (115281) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1656 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

GASKIN, ALFRED LESLIE  (119729) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1656 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

BRAY, LEONARD CHARLES  (1188799) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1656 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

WARRING, ROBERT JOHN  (411110) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ625 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12-Aug

BARCLAY, THOMAS SMITH  (411358) RNZAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ625 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12-Aug

INGLIS, WILLIAM GORDON LLOYD  (411758) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ625 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12-Aug

HODGES, RONALD GEORGE RENAUF  (R/92164) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ625 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12-Aug

DOBBIN, LAURENCE ST GEORGE  (401375) RNZAF - age 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ767 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Venlo during a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

12-Aug

JURY, JACK LESLIE  (411764) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ767 of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Venlo during a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

12-Aug

SCOTLAND, FRANCIS ALFRED  (935592) RAFVR - age 36

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1061 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Antwerp having suffered damage from both flak and night fighters on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

12-Aug

LUNAN, WILLIAM EVERETT  (R/71746) RCAF - age 32

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1061 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Antwerp having suffered damage from both flak and night fighters on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery.

12-Aug

MITCHELL, JOHN ARNOLD  (R/93972) RCAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1115 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Wiesbaden during a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

12-Aug

PEART, JOHN  (1117168) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1115 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Wiesbaden during a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

KINGSTON, DONALD ARTHUR  (77393) RAFVR - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1245 EY-B of No 78 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Mean Communal Cemetery.

12-Aug

MACALLISTER, GRAHAM WATSON  (115987) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1245 EY-B of No 78 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Mean Communal Cemetery.

12-Aug

McCANN, PATRICK  (533268) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1245 EY-B of No 78 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Mean Communal Cemetery.

12-Aug

BURRELL, EDWARD FREDERICK  (804335) AuxAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1245 EY-B of No 78 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Mean Communal Cemetery.

12-Aug

GRIFFITHS, IVOR BRINLEY  (1283548) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1245 EY-B of No 78 Sqn, which crashed in Belgium during a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Mean Communal Cemetery.

12-Aug

HAZELL, HAROLD WILFRED  (54847) RAF - age 46

Sgt

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 Karachi War Cemetery.

12-Aug

GARLING, LESLIE GORDON STEWART  (403579) RAAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He died from a fractured skull sustained when he fell from the astrodome of Wellington II, Z8524 of No 104 Sqn, during an aborted take-off the previous day.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

12-Aug

GREIN, BERNARD EDWARD  (110831) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4109 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Waldesch near Koblenz on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

12-Aug

CASKEY, ROBIN WILLIAM  (402981) RNZAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4109 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Waldesch near Koblenz on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

12-Aug

BADLEY, JOHN WARREN  (403565) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4109 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Waldesch near Koblenz on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

12-Aug

GLOVER, DEREK HUMPHREY  (612645) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4109 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Waldesch near Koblenz on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

12-Aug

CARTER, STANLEY ARTHUR  (902810) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4109 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Waldesch near Koblenz on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

12-Aug

SHEPHERD, HENRY WRIGHT  (1053539) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4109 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Waldesch near Koblenz on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

12-Aug

JAMES, HOWARD  (1204584) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4109 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Waldesch near Koblenz on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

12-Aug

HARRIS, ROY BERTRAM  (112554) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD629 'J' of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Aug

OPAS, ATHOL LOUIS  (400354) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD629 'J' of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Aug

WATTS, DAVID MAITLAND  (402425) RAAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD629 'J' of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Aug

HART, MORRIS DAVID  (402596) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD629 'J' of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Aug

GENGOS, WILLIAM  (402864) RAAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD629 'J' of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Aug

TAYLOR, JOHN HOLMAN  (1281936) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD629 'J' of No 108 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Aug

SIMS, ARTHUR JOHN FREDERICK  (642416) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2735 'W' of No 108 Sqn, which force landed in the Great Bitter Lake following an engine failure on a raid to Tobruk.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

12-Aug

PATTISON, ALAN  (123590) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK235 of No 120 Sqn, which whilst flew into the sea whilst escorting ONS 120.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

MILLER, GORDON  (543068) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK235 of No 120 Sqn, which whilst flew into the sea whilst escorting ONS 120.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

MARSH, VICTOR STEPHEN  (574642) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK235 of No 120 Sqn, which whilst flew into the sea whilst escorting ONS 120.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

BROWN, HAROLD  (1251203) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK235 of No 120 Sqn, which whilst flew into the sea whilst escorting ONS 120.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

HULATT, ERIC HENRY  (1263338) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK235 of No 120 Sqn, which whilst flew into the sea whilst escorting ONS 120.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

CAMERON, ROBERT  (1263829) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK235 of No 120 Sqn, which whilst flew into the sea whilst escorting ONS 120.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

DONOGHUE, PETER JOHN  (1365471) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK235 of No 120 Sqn, which whilst flew into the sea whilst escorting ONS 120.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

HARCOURT, SIDNEY EDWARD THOMAS  (1376442) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK235 of No 120 Sqn, which whilst flew into the sea whilst escorting ONS 120.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

TAYLOR, JESS  (1061930) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ588 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed near Scunthorpe having returned early  from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Castleford New Cemetery.

12-Aug

BEATON, DERRICK JOHN HARRY  (139036) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ588 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed near Scunthorpe having returned early  from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Liss (St Mary) Churchyard.

12-Aug

ROWE, NELSON RAYMOND  (403768) RNZAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ588 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed near Scunthorpe having returned early  from a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Selby Cemetery.

12-Aug

BELL, PATON  (406589) RAAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3744 of No 150 Sqn, which was mortally wounded in a night fighter attack, the aircraft later crashed on landing at Coltishall.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery.

12-Aug

TAYLOR, CHARLES FREDERICK  (126549) RAFVR - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ603 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Helmond in Holland on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

12-Aug

PEARL, JOHN ALISTER  (548246) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ603 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Helmond in Holland on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

12-Aug

MURRAY, DONALD EMSLIE  (778149) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ603 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Helmond in Holland on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

12-Aug

MOSS, ROBERT WILLIAM  (924139) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ603 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Helmond in Holland on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

12-Aug

MORRIS, WILLIAM RICHARD  (1430877) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ603 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Helmond in Holland on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery.

12-Aug

HARKER, FRED VICTOR  (1076027) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3798 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Leuven in Belgium on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Tildonk Churchyard.

12-Aug

LENOVER, CHARLES STEPHEN  (J/15980) RCAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3798 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Leuven in Belgium on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Tildonk Churchyard.

12-Aug

BENN, JOHN WALTER  (404881) RAAF - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5760 EM-Y of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

GREEN, HENRY ALFRED LESLIE  (548497) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5760 EM-Y of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

HOLMES, RONALD WILLIAM EDWARD  (629489) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5760 EM-Y of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

OBARD, STANLEY  (646412) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5760 EM-Y of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

FRY, DAVID WYNDHAM  (905553) RAFVR - age 21

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5760 EM-Y of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

FITZPATRICK, THOMAS  (1113188) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5760 EM-Y of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

KENNY, PHILIP REGINALD  (1121314) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5760 EM-Y of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tobruk harbour.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

BROWNING, JAMES EDEN (JIM)  (1054766) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5131 of No 236 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Coltishall.  He is buried in Boston Cemetery.

12-Aug

UNWIN, JACK  (1380032) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5131 of No 236 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Coltishall.  He is buried in Scunthorpe (Crosby) Cemetery.

12-Aug

STINCHCOMBE, DAVID HENRY  (550734) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was serving with No 244 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery.

12-Aug

PEPPER, TERRENCE BARNES  (405318) RNZAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN227 of No 253 Sqn, which lost height and was lost in the North Sea off Spurn Point during a night Turbinlite co-operation patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

TOLLER, KENNETH RICHARD  (964792) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7748 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Duisburg on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12-Aug

LANGFORD, GUY  (1059609) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7748 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Duisburg on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12-Aug

HYSON, ARNOLD WENTWORTH  (R/104434) RCAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7748 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Duisburg on a raid to Mainz.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

12-Aug

COULTER, JAMES STEWART  (J/5791) RCAF - age 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in   of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

HODGSON, ROBERT CYRIL  (103577) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE150 EQ-M of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

GITTINGS, WILLIAM GEORGE  (R/70094) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE150 EQ-M of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

GARTSIDE, WALLACE MALLORY  (R/90072) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE150 EQ-M of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Mainz.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

HALLIDAY, NEVILLE ANTHONY ROY  (26200) RAF - age 30

Wg Cdr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9090 of No 461 Sqn, which crashed in the Bay of Biscay whilst attempting a rescue during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

BENTLEY, CHARLES GEORGE  (401361) RAAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9090 of No 461 Sqn, which crashed in the Bay of Biscay whilst attempting a rescue during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

BARKER, ROGER PHILLIP  (402483) RAAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9090 of No 461 Sqn, which crashed in the Bay of Biscay whilst attempting a rescue during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

UNSWORTH, CHARLES LEONARD  (405088) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9090 of No 461 Sqn, which crashed in the Bay of Biscay whilst attempting a rescue during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

LAURENTI, DAVID  (407749) RAAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9090 of No 461 Sqn, which crashed in the Bay of Biscay whilst attempting a rescue during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

RAMSEY, WILLIAM ALFRED  (416064) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9090 of No 461 Sqn, which crashed in the Bay of Biscay whilst attempting a rescue during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

BETTS, THOMAS ALFRED  (550720) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9090 of No 461 Sqn, which crashed in the Bay of Biscay whilst attempting a rescue during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

TURNER, GEORGE  (624304) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9090 of No 461 Sqn, which crashed in the Bay of Biscay whilst attempting a rescue during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

FLETCHER, RONALD  (647612) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9090 of No 461 Sqn, which crashed in the Bay of Biscay whilst attempting a rescue during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

WRIGHT, JOHN  (962564) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9090 of No 461 Sqn, which crashed in the Bay of Biscay whilst attempting a rescue during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

SIMPSON, WILLIAM RICHARD  (118538) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5565 of No 1 OADU, which ditched off the coast of French North West Africa after being attacked by Vichy French fighters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

DRAPER, GORDON WILLIAM  (1164769) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5565 of No 1 OADU, which ditched off the coast of French North West Africa after being attacked by Vichy French fighters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Aug

WILLIAMS, PHILIP SEYMOUR  (1336529) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W6127 'V' of No 1651 HCU, which collided with N6099 'P' of the same unit which was taking off on a different runway at Waterbeach.  He is buried in King's Worthy (St Mary) Churchyard.

12-Aug

MILTON, ALAN SYDNEY  (512435) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W6127 'V' of No 1651 HCU, which collided with N6099 'P' of the same unit which was taking off on a different runway at Waterbeach.  He is buried in Watford North Cemetery.

12-Aug

STEWART, JAMES GETHINGS  (J/9881) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1159 of No 23 OTU, which stalled whilst attempting a go-round at Pershore during a night flying practice.  He is buried in Pershore Cemetery.

12-Aug

HORNSETH, ALVIN MARVIN  (R/101342) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1159 of No 23 OTU, which stalled whilst attempting a go-round at Pershore during a night flying practice.  He is buried in Pershore Cemetery.

12-Aug

STEWART, JAMES GETHINGS  (J/9881) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1159 of No 23 OTU, which stalled whilst attempting a go-round at Pershore during a night flying practice.  He is buried in Pershore Cemetery.

12-Aug

JAMES, WILLIAM PATRICK  (R/95238) RCAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9470 of No 24 OTU, which flew into high ground whilst trying to climb away from a dummy airfield after attempting an emergency landing following an engine failure during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard.

12-Aug

COLLINS, DAVID CHARLES  (1381601) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AT738 of No 3 (P) AFU, which crashed on a night take-off from South Cerney.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery.

12-Aug

OSBORNE, ALEC LAWRENCE  (1291134) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Havoc I, AW409 of No 51 OTU, which flew into the ground at night at Elveden in Suffolk.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery.

12-Aug

TABERNER, THOMAS STEVEN  (1551839) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving with No 1652 HCU and died in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary from injuries sustained in a road accident whilst on leave.  He is buried in Alford Cemetery.

12-Aug

HUCKLESBY, SIDNEY JAMES  (1376656) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, T2919 of No 7 OTU, which flew into high ground at Coal Hill in County Londonderry.  He is buried in Mitcham (London Road) Cemetery.

12-Aug

RAINS, DOUGLAS NORMAN  (641910) RAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, T2919 of No 7 OTU, which flew into high ground at Coal Hill in County Londonderry.  He is buried in Poynton (St George) Churchyard.

12-Aug

COOKE, ALEXANDER  (1378672) RAFVR - age 33

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 Cambridge (30).  He was cremated at  Cambridge Crematorium.

12-Aug

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM  (621470) RAF - age 30

Cpl

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 Wrexham.  He is buried in Kirkham (St Michael) Churchyard and Extension.

12-Aug

WESTON, DENNIS HUBERT  (656324) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was serving with No 12 OTU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Buckrose.  He is buried in Much Marcle (St Bartholomew) Churchyard.

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