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Casualties - 16 - 18 August 1942


16-Aug

PULLINGER, DAVID  (405507) RNZAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5489 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Lincoln on the approach to Waddington during a training flight.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

16-Aug

FLETCHER, JOHN  (652531) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5489 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Lincoln on the approach to Waddington during a training flight.  He is buried in Stourbridge Roman Catholic Cemetery.

16-Aug

JONES, GODFREY REES  (403054) RAAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5735 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Aug

PANKHURST, ALFRED JOSEPH  (403171) RAAF - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5735 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Aug

WHITE, ROBERT CHARLES MONTAGUE  (576796) RAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5735 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Aug

TOMLIN, NORMAN  (1007437) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5735 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Aug

CHISLETT, HERBERT ALFRED  (R/101535) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5735 of No 50 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Aug

LEE, HAROLD  (1048373) RAFVR - age 37

AC1

He was serving with No 76 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Carisbrooke Cemetery.

16-Aug

COATES, JOHN EDWARD  (404956) RAAF - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5678 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Aug

COONEY, JAMES DANIEL O'LEARY  (R/54828) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5679 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Aug

DICKIE, JOHN DUNDAS  (1551589) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5680 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Aug

HOLMES, CHARLES ALBERT  (1168170) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5681 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Aug

MAXWELL, ANDREW  (114132) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5682 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Aug

REID, THOMAS ALLEN  (981682) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5683 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Aug

TOPHAM, STANLEY  (1079014) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5684 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Aug

WILLIAMS, JOHN ARTHUR  (550452) RAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5685 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Aug

NEWLOVE, CYRIL CHARLES  (41994) RNZAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF666 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Arnhem on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rozendaal Private Cemetery.

16-Aug

WESTGATE, JOHN HERBERT  (540813) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF666 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Arnhem on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rozendaal Private Cemetery.

16-Aug

BATE, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1031696) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF666 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Arnhem on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rozendaal Private Cemetery.

16-Aug

BARKER, THOMAS  (1310625) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF666 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Arnhem on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rozendaal Private Cemetery.

16-Aug

TATE, FREDERICK CYRIL GRAHAM  (1450668) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF666 of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Arnhem on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rozendaal Private Cemetery.

16-Aug

WILLIAMS, FRANK  (987784) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 200 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery.

16-Aug

SUTHERLAND, NORMAN JAMES  (41631) RNZAF - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5509 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Aug

CRAIG, ALEXANDER MILNE  (613300) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5509 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Aug

McVICAR, WILLIAM BRODIE  (655655) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5509 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Aug

McKENZIE, ALFRED HENRY  (915768) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5509 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Aug

McARTHUR, JOHN  (1118847) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5509 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Aug

SPENCER, STANLEY  (1310508) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5509 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Aug

RODDAM, ARTHUR  (1378871) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5509 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Aug

McBEATH, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1118925) RAFVR - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 353 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

16-Aug

STANIAR, GEORGE LAWSON  (121573) RAFVR - age 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE432 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Aug

JEWELL, HARRY LEONARD  (1256528) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE432 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Aug

MITCHELL, EDWIN  (1282079) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE432 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Aug

CARDELL, JOHN SOMMERVILLE  (C/1613) RCAF - age 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE432 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Aug

GREER, MURRAY EDWARD  (R/84546) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9172 of No 459 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Aug

KNAPP, GEORGE ROBERT  (403093) RAAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9172 of No 459 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Aug

BURKETT, GEORGE HECTOR  (406230) RAAF - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9172 of No 459 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Aug

TERRY, KENNETH  (406414) RAAF - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9172 of No 459 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Aug

PHILLIPS, THOMAS BOWMAN  (R/103788) RCAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4318 GL-O of No 14 OTU, which died from injuries received when the aircraft flew into high ground near Barnard Castle during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Catterick Cemetery.

16-Aug

HENRY, JOHN MAGWOOD  (R/106552) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P4318 GL-O of No 14 OTU, which died from injuries received when the aircraft flew into high ground near Barnard Castle during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Catterick Cemetery.

16-Aug

FARDOE, WILLIAM HENRY  (1234096) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was serving with No 5 (C) OTU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Aug

FORSYTH, ROBERT IAN DARG  (1371581) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7549 of No 57 OTU, which collided with each other near High Kinnerton in Flintshire.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Warriston) Cemetery.

16-Aug

BROPHY, JOHN LAWRENCE DOUGLAS  (R/88425) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7598 of No 57 OTU, which collided with each other near High Kinnerton in Flintshire.  He is buried in Hawarden Cemetery.

16-Aug

NELSON, JOHN DE MEDICI  (401716) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX603 of RAF Ferry Command, which crashed into trees and caught fire after the undercarriage was raised prematurely on take off from RAF Hasting on a delivery flight to Lagos.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery.

16-Aug

LAWRENCE, GEOFFREY HUGH  (1318204) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX603 of RAF Ferry Command, which crashed into trees and caught fire after the undercarriage was raised prematurely on take off from RAF Hasting on a delivery flight to Lagos.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery.

16-Aug

CULLEN, JAMES WARREN  (R/76459) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX603 of RAF Ferry Command, which crashed into trees and caught fire after the undercarriage was raised prematurely on take off from RAF Hasting on a delivery flight to Lagos.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery.

16-Aug

MARSH, ALFRED JAMES (JIM)  (C/8109) RCAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ184 of the TFU, which crashed near Cirencester after the wing fabric separated from the airframe.  He is buried in Cirencester Cemetery.

16-Aug

McCALLUM, HENRY DAVIS  (1373671) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ184 of the TFU, which crashed near Cirencester after the wing fabric separated from the airframe.  He is buried in Greenock Cemetery.

16-Aug

UMNEY, ROLAND FREDERICK (JIM)  (1578130) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ184 of the TFU, which crashed near Cirencester after the wing fabric separated from the airframe.  He is buried in Hanslope (St James) Churchyard.

16-Aug

SELLICK, ERIC TOM DFC (45651) RAF - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ184 of the TFU, which crashed near Cirencester after the wing fabric separated from the airframe  He was along with his brother.  He is buried in Roxwell (St Michael) Churchyard.

16-Aug

SELLICK, GEORGE FLIGHT  (85710) RAFVR - age 37

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ184 of the TFU, which crashed near Cirencester after the wing fabric separated from the airframe  He was along with his brother.  He is buried in Roxwell (St Michael) Churchyard.

16-Aug

BROWN, FRANK  (79175) RAFVR - age 27?

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ184 of the TFU, which crashed near Cirencester after the wing fabric separated from the airframe.  He is buried in Salford (Agecroft) Cemetery.

16-Aug

RUSSELL, ALFRED JOHN  (571554) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1161 of No 1 AAS, which crashed into the North Sea off Mablethorpe following an engine failure during a bombing practice.  He is buried in Manby (St Mary) Churchyard.

16-Aug

DENT, JOHN ANTHONY  (1187587) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1161 of No 1 AAS, which crashed into the North Sea off Mablethorpe following an engine failure during a bombing practice.  He is buried in Manby (St Mary) Churchyard.

16-Aug

GOLDSBOROUGH, GEORGE  (512402) RAF - age 31

WO

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 York.  He is buried in New Malton Cemetery.

16-Aug

GLOVER, WILLIAM ALFRED  (535569) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1161 of No 1 AAS, which crashed into the North Sea off Mablethorpe following an engine failure during a bombing practice.  He is buried in Stretford Cemetery.

17-Aug

HAY, BRUCE HAMILTON  (41511) RNZAF - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, Z5257 of No 3 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Hythe whilst conducting a reconnaissance sortie along the French coast.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery.

17-Aug

PLATTS, THOMAS VERNON  (1066938) RAFVR - age 30

LAC

He was serving with No 31 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

17-Aug

BUNBURY, JOHN SHIRLEY  (101535) RAFVR - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5639 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

MACDONALD, ALEXANDER GORDON  (400476) RAAF - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5639 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

MEARS, ASHLEIGH THOMAS  (405094) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5639 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

GALLAGHER, MAURICE PATRICK  (574930) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5639 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

PHILLIPS, GLYNDWR  (630457) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5639 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

SIMPSON, PETER  (965570) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5639 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

MITCHELL, STEWART ROBERTSON  (1058531) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5639 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

PHILLIPSON, EDWARD ROBERT  (1056596) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9517 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

CLUGSTON, KENNETH WILLIAM  (46639) RAF - age 33

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9517 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

LESLIE, KENNETH MCKENZIE  (400240) RAAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9517 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

MARSHALL, ALBERT  (1166484) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9517 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

SAVAGE, PETER JOHN CHRISTIE  (J/10288) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9517 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

METIVIER, JOSEPH ROGER ROLLAND  (R/82378) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9517 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

McDONALD, KENNETH STEWART  (400351) RAAF - age 30

Sgt

He was captured in early August whilst evading, having been shot down by flak during a raid on Tobruk on 27/28 Jul 1942 in Wellington IC, HX364 of No 70 Sqn.  He was killed when the ship in which he was being transported to Italy was torpedoed and sunk by a British submarine.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

17-Aug

JONES, EDWARD AUSTIN  (404635) RAAF - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was captured in early August whilst evading, having been shot down by flak during a raid on Tobruk on 27/28 Jul 1942 in Wellington IC, HX364 of No 70 Sqn.  He was killed when the ship in which he was being transported to Italy was torpedoed and sunk by a British submarine.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

17-Aug

HATCH, BASIL KEITH  (742970) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was captured in early August whilst evading, having been shot down by flak during a raid on Tobruk on 27/28 Jul 1942 in Wellington IC, HX364 of No 70 Sqn.  He was killed when the ship in which he was being transported to Italy was torpedoed and sunk by a British submarine.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

17-Aug

PERRY, SIDNEY GEORGE  (1048541) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was serving with No 135 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery.

17-Aug

JACKMAN, EDWARD CHARLES GEORGE  (521691) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L2158 of No 204 Sqn, which killed when the aircraft made a forced landing in the Atlantic off the Gambia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

17-Aug

DAVIS, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (976636) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L2158 of No 204 Sqn, which killed when the aircraft made a forced landing in the Atlantic off the Gambia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

17-Aug

MACONNELL, WALTER DOUGLAS  (R/71384) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L2158 of No 204 Sqn, which killed when the aircraft made a forced landing in the Atlantic off the Gambia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

17-Aug

CONNELL, EUGENE HASTINGS  (R/76031) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, L2158 of No 204 Sqn, which killed when the aircraft made a forced landing in the Atlantic off the Gambia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

17-Aug

SOUTHWELL, ANTHONY JEAFFRESON  (108144) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5616 EM-J of No 207 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Mano Island on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

17-Aug

EDMONDS, WILFRID MILTON  (403508) RAAF - age 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5616 EM-J of No 207 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Mano Island on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

17-Aug

DOUGLAS, THOMAS  (632776) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5616 EM-J of No 207 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Mano Island on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

17-Aug

ROBSON, ROBERT  (954712) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5616 EM-J of No 207 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Mano Island on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

17-Aug

QUINLAN, DENNIS JOHN  (J/6130) RCAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5616 EM-J of No 207 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Mano Island on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

17-Aug

McLEAN, JOHN ANDREW  (R/66065) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5616 EM-J of No 207 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Mano Island on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

17-Aug

FILSON-YOUNG, RICHARD  (120745) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, Z5468 of No 208 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a tactical reconnaissance sortie near Burg el Arab.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

17-Aug

VINE, WILFRED JEFFREY  (102482) SAAF - age Unknown

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tomahawk IIB, AK350 of No 208 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a tactical reconnaissance sortie  near Burg el Arab.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

17-Aug

JONES, WILLIAM HENRY  (571733) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was serving with No 214 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Manby (St Mary) Churchyard.

17-Aug

FERGUSON, JACK KENNETH  (J/15276) RCAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS159 of No 401 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel on a Circus.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

FIRTH, HAROLD  (1112578) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8350 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Bretigny.  He is buried in St Samson-de-la-Roque Churchyard.

17-Aug

HUTCHISON, JOHN WILLIAM  (R/85883) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8350 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Bretigny.  He is buried in St Samson-de-la-Roque Churchyard.

17-Aug

TOUTT, FRANK WILLIAM  (859668) AuxAF - age 35

LAC

He was serving with No 979 Sqn and died in Calcutta Military Hospital from Pneumonia.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery.

17-Aug

MELSON, EDWARD FRANK  (1516522) RAFVR - age 32

LAC

He was serving with No 979 Sqn and died in Calcutta Military Hospital from Malaria.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery.

17-Aug

WORKMAN, GEORGE WILLIAM  (923432) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF412 of No 1527 Flt, which dived into the ground near Kilbride in Lanarkshire.  He is buried in France Lynch (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

17-Aug

GOODHEAD, EDWARD  (118481) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF412 of No 1527 Flt, which dived into the ground near Kilbride in Lanarkshire.  He is buried in Southam (St James) Churchyard.

17-Aug

TRETHEWY, JOHN HUGH  (113359) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, L9609 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed near Thirsk whilst attempting to 'go-round' at Dalton following an engine failure  He was taken to Northallerton Hospital but died later that day.  He is buried in Daventry (Holy Cross) Churchyard.

17-Aug

LAWSON, WILLIAM ALFRED  (804306) AuxAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, L9609 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed near Thirsk whilst attempting to 'go-round' at Dalton following an engine failure  He was taken to Northallerton Hospital but died later that day.  He is buried in Little Stanmore (St Lawrence) Churchyard.

17-Aug

GIBSON, BASIL DOUGLAS GAY  (68175) RAFVR - age 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, L9609 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed near Thirsk whilst attempting to 'go-round' at Dalton following an engine failure.  He is buried in Wimbledon (St Mary) Churchyard.

17-Aug

ROBINSON, GEOFFREY  (40020) RAF - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK119 of No 31 OTU, which was lost on a ferry flight out of Natal, Brazil.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

LYMAN-DIXON, GEORGE FREDERICK  (1227812) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK119 of No 31 OTU, which was lost on a ferry flight out of Natal, Brazil.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

WILLIAMS, GEORGE TIMOTHY  (915601) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 520 AMES at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

17-Aug

DE MARTINO, WALTER  (1382780) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, W9220 of No 56 OTU, which dived into the ground near Bridgefoot in Angus.  He is buried in Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery.

17-Aug

MILLAR, WILLIAM ALEXANDER H. (BILL)  (122087) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, N6321 of No 6 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground 3 miles North of Northleach.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard.

17-Aug

SIMS, DONALD G W () ATC - age 16

Cdt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, N6321 of No 6 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground 3 miles North of Northleach. 

17-Aug

SIMS, EDWIN J () ATC - age 17

Cdt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, N6321 of No 6 (P) AFU,which flew into the ground 3 miles North of Northleach.    .

17-Aug

FLATAU, DOUGLAS WARREN  (1337697) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in PT17, 41-8200 of the Americus Flying School, which spun in inverted from a slow roll as it attempted an overshoot at Plains, Georgia.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe.

17-Aug

VINTEN, SIDNEY LIONEL  (41381) RNZAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1163 of the CGS, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after take off after colliding with some trees.  He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard.

17-Aug

BUTLAND, STANLEY WALLACE  (510872) RAF - age 33

Cpl

He was serving as a DMT/VRU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh Cemetery.

17-Aug

FLEMING, WILLIAM JOSEPH ALEXANDER  (1118705) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire V, EP194 from HMS Furious, which crashed as it attempted to take off from the ship on a delivery flight to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Aug

ABBAS FLAYA  (6200) 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.

17-Aug

WILLIAMS, ALFRED CECIL  (120626) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst serving with No 15 OTU at RAF Harwell when he walked into the propeller of  Wellington IC, X9804, after removing the bomb safety pins.  He is buried in Birkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Cemetery.

17-Aug

KEEN, NORMAN ALFRED  (1545270) RAFVR - age 26

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 Brackley.  He was cremated at  Birmingham Municipal Crematorium.

17-Aug

BANKS, WILLIAM AMOS  (47521) RAF - age 56

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died in Perth Royal Infirmary, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He was cremated at Dundee Crematorium.

17-Aug

SMITH, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1550253) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died at Balnageith House, Forres, due to asphyxia.  He is buried in Nairn Cemetery.

17-Aug

CASSIDY, LAWRENCE EDWARD  (1142156) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving in the UK and was drowned whilst attempting to save his wife after their punt was involved in a collision with a pleasure steamer on the River Avon near Evesham.  He is buried in Stanley New Cemetery.

17-Aug

JONES, HENRY  (370838) RAF - age 36

WO

He was serving in the UK and was killed at his home, No 471 Ferndale Road, Swindon, along with his wife Sheila Dorothy Jones and their 12 month old daughter.  He is buried in Swindon (Whitworth Road) Cemetery.

17-Aug

CANTILLION, ANDRE JOSEPH EMILE GREGOIRE  (119856) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

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 commemorated in The Maidenhead Register.

18-Aug

BLACK, CHARLES  (1125069) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8538 PH-O Bar of No 12 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Frederikshavn Cemetery.

18-Aug

RITCHIE, ROBERT LESLIE SINCLAIR  (1053550) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8538 PH-O Bar of No 12 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Ockero Churchyard.

18-Aug

SHARP, JOHN ANTHONY  (1109186) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8538 PH-O Bar of No 12 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Ockero Churchyard.

18-Aug

ROWE, DOUGLAS WILLIAM  (109942) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8538 PH-O Bar of No 12 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

GRAVES, LESLIE DOUGLAS  (1066252) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8538 PH-O Bar of No 12 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

JONES, JAMES STRUTHERS  (413424) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IA, R7644 'B' of No 56 Sqn, which crashed near Spalding following the failure of the rear fuselage in a dive.  He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard.

18-Aug

WAKEMAN, HECTOR JOHN  (411108) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3371 DX-G of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

18-Aug

WILLIAMS, JOHN CHARLES  (411230) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3371 DX-G of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Ockero Churchyard.

18-Aug

McLAREN, ROBERT PERRIN  (J/15748) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3371 DX-G of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Ockero Churchyard.

18-Aug

ALDERTON, KIVELL HAROLD WILLIAM  (412309) RNZAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3371 DX-G of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

COLLINS, WILLIAM EDWIN  (1259856) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3371 DX-G of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a raid to Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

BACON, WILLIAM CHARLES  (1375837) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9992 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Thirsk on a training sortie.  He is buried in or was cremated at City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

18-Aug

SYDES, JOHN HENRY FFOLLIOTT  (744908) RAFVR - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9992 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Thirsk on a training sortie.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

18-Aug

TRISCOTT, JOHN ADRIAN ROLT  (1151434) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9992 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Thirsk on a training sortie.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

18-Aug

COLLINS, ARTHUR  (1381237) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9992 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Thirsk on a training sortie.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

18-Aug

LEE, CHARLES CAMPBELL  (R/79839) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9992 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Thirsk on a training sortie.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

18-Aug

GILLIES, JOHN  (741756) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9992 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Thirsk on a training sortie.  He is buried in Holytown Cemetery.

18-Aug

DOWNING, STANLEY  (1270327) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, V9992 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Thirsk on a training sortie.  He is buried in Wembley (Alperton) Burial Ground.

18-Aug

PICKERSGILL, ALBERT EDWARD  (987688) RAFVR - age 29

Cpl

He was serving with No 78 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Middlesbrough (Acklam) Cemetery.

18-Aug

COBBETT, CHARLES HOWARD  (R/54295) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ844 of No 101 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on its return from a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

McBRIDE, THOMAS  (R/58174) RCAF - age 33

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3654 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Kimswerd) Protestant Churchyard.

18-Aug

METHVEN, DOUGLAS HAIG  (967928) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3654 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Kimswerd) Protestant Churchyard.

18-Aug

SKIPSEY, JOHN  (1014853) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3654 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Kimswerd) Protestant Churchyard.

18-Aug

JUSTICE, WILLIAM JAMES  (1280784) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3654 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Kimswerd) Protestant Churchyard.

18-Aug

THOMAS, EUGENE SYDNEY  (1312704) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3654 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Kimswerd) Protestant Churchyard.

18-Aug

BROWN, EARL HUBERT  (J/15685) RCAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3654 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Kimswerd) Protestant Churchyard.

18-Aug

STOTESBURY, CHARLES EDWIN  (106555) RAFVR - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8492 'O' of No 104 Sqn, which force landed near Deversoir following an engine failure on a raid to Tobruk.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

18-Aug

BEAVEN, ALFRED RONALD  (1269424) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was serving with No 108 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

18-Aug

MURRAY, ARTHUR  (980175) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed by an anti-British mob after making a forced-landing in Blenheim IV, T2245 of No 113 Sqn, following an engine failure near Goya whilst carrying out an internal security patrol  He was on attachment from No 84 Sqn.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery.

18-Aug

WHITESIDE, CHARLES ALEXANDER  (1181362) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed by an anti-British mob after making a forced-landing in Blenheim IV, T2245 of No 113 Sqn, following an engine failure near Goya whilst carrying out an internal security patrol  He was on attachment from No 84 Sqn.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery.

18-Aug

GOSS, STANLEY ARTHUR  (R/77142) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T2245 of No 113 Sqn, which crashed near Goya whilst carrying out an internal security patrol  He was on attachment from No 84 Sqn.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery.

18-Aug

EDWARDS, ALLAN JAMES  (41642) RNZAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD415 of No 129 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep off Cherbourg and was probably shot down by fighters  His body was recovered from the sea on 27 Aug 1942.  He is buried in Felixstowe New Cemetery.

18-Aug

McDONNELL, HERMAN JOSEPH MICHAEL  (1380301) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR339 of No 129 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters on a sweep to the Cherbourg area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

SCHAEFER, BRUCE ASTOR  (403439) RAAF - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VA, X4421 of No 164 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Skeabrae during a practice attack.  He is buried in Lerwick New Cemetery.

18-Aug

DEWAR, ALEXANDER SHAW  (931485) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF330 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off Terschelling on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Fodderty Old Churchyard.

18-Aug

GILL, ADRIAN HAROLD COOPER  (404024) RNZAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF330 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off Terschelling on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Manby (St Mary) Churchyard.

18-Aug

FLEMING, ANDREW  (R/77881) RCAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF330 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off Terschelling on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Manby (St Mary) Churchyard.

18-Aug

SYMES, KENNETH PETER  (111586) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF330 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off Terschelling on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

KERRY, RICHARD  (936945) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF330 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off Terschelling on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

PICKWORTH, GODFREY WILLIAM  (1153786) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF330 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off Terschelling on a raid to Osnabruck.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery.

18-Aug

STRUDWICK, PERCIVAL GEORGE HENRY  (1165144) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7618 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea off Esbjerg on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

18-Aug

SOUTAR, JAMES RONALD FAIRBANK  (J/85160) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7618 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea off Esbjerg on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

18-Aug

MACPHERSON, JOHN ANDERSON  (41597) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7618 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea off Esbjerg on a raid to Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

GALLOWAY, ERNEST NORMAN  (1546101) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7618 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea off Esbjerg on a raid to Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

WHITE, FREDERICK  (1210094) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 232 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh Cemetery.

18-Aug

McLEAN, JOHN ANDERSON  (115627) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk, ? of No 260 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a reconnaissance sortie along the coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

18-Aug

BECVAR, KAREL DFC (82587) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 311 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

SOBOTKA, VLADIMIR  (787104) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 311 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

LENG, JAN  (787171) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 311 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

DRMELKA, JAROMIR  (787359) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 311 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

SIPULA, FRANTISEK  (787885) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 311 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

TOFEL, PAVEL  (787894) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 311 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

NEAL, DAVID STANLEY  (400904) RAAF - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III V8994 "S" of No 459 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike off the Libyan coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

18-Aug

SCHWAGER, ARTHUR GEORGE  (402008) RAAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III V8994 "S" of No 459 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike off the Libyan coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

18-Aug

CADELL, JOHN DONALD  (402344) RAAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III V8994 "S" of No 459 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike off the Libyan coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

18-Aug

SULLIVAN, JAMES BARRY LAHEY  (403151) RAAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III V8994 "S" of No 459 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike off the Libyan coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

18-Aug

ELSEY, CHARLES SAMUEL  (929549) RAFVR - age 29

LAC

He was serving with No 952 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Herne Bay Cemetery.

18-Aug

LINDEN, ALEXANDER JAMES  (614379) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ178 'J' of No 20 OTU, which flew into high ground in Caithness during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Wick Cemetery.

18-Aug

MILLER, WILLIAM ADAM  (J/10692) RCAF - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ178 'J' of No 20 OTU, which flew into high ground in Caithness during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Wick Cemetery.

18-Aug

MACGREGOR, ALEXANDER EDWARD  (J/10698) RCAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ178 'J' of No 20 OTU, which flew into high ground in Caithness during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Wick Cemetery.

18-Aug

MYSZKOWSKI Zygmunt (P.784064) PAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, W5155 of No 4 AGS, which collided with Lysander, T1506 over Boulmer, whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in Morpeth (SS Mary and James) Churchyard.

18-Aug

EMBERSON, THOMAS ALBERT  (1385647) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, W5155 of No 4 AGS, which collided with Lysander, T1506 over Boulmer, whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery.

18-Aug

WHITING, STANLEY ARTHUR  (1339452) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, W5155 of No 4 AGS, which collided with Lysander, T1506 over Boulmer, whilst on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

ELLIOTT, FREDERICK ARTHUR  (1394630) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, W5155 of No 4 AGS, which collided with Lysander, T1506 over Boulmer, whilst on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

18-Aug

BURNS, BOBBIE DE SAVARY  (401610) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE255 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed on take-off from Turnberry on a night practice flight.  He is buried in Dunure Cemetery.

18-Aug

GUY, HUBERT  (1096085) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, W9117 of No 56 OTU, which dived into ground near Forfar whilst carrying out authorised forced landing approaches.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery.

18-Aug

FERNIE, JAMES MCMILLAN  (1344239) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was serving with No 60 RSU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery.

18-Aug

IVANCIK, JOSEF  (787739) RAFVR - age 43

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 Bridgend.  He is buried in Llantwit Major Cemetery.

18-Aug

CURTIS, DERRICK FREDERICK  (1394166) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, W5155 of No 4 AGS, which collided with Lysander, T1506 over Boulmer, whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in New Southgate Cemetery.

18-Aug

BEELEY, WILLIAM  (1379951) RAFVR - age 21

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Stockport (Willow Grove) Cemetery.

18-Aug

GIBBIN, LEONARD CYRIL  (1398032) RAFVR - age 29

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 Wandsworth.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery.

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