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Casualties - 19 August 1942


19-Aug

BERRY, ALEX EDWARD DFC (43023) RAF - age 25

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, AM286 of No 3 Sqn, which was shot down by an Fw 190 whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer.

19-Aug

BANKS, STIRLING DAVID  (R/72892) RCAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BD867 'Y' of No 3 Sqn, which was shot down by a ground fire whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

19-Aug

McKINNEY, JOSEPH  (540450) RAF - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 12 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

WOODLAND, CECIL LLOYD  (47768) RAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5380 of No 13 Sqn, which was shot down off Dieppe whilst laying a smo9ke screen for the landings on the beach.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer.

19-Aug

NEVILLE, HENRY GEORGE  (401392) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5380 of No 13 Sqn, which was shot down off Dieppe whilst laying a smo9ke screen for the landings on the beach.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer.

19-Aug

BOYD, AUSTIN STANLEY  (1112889) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5380 of No 13 Sqn, which was shot down off Dieppe whilst laying a smoke screen for the landings on the beach.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer.

19-Aug

BLORE, ERIC ALBERT  (1194649) RAFVR - age 21

Sergeant

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP523 of No 19 Sqn, which was shot down by an Fw 190 whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

CLIFF, GEOFFREY DENYS MAYNARD  (1271760) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang 1A, AG584 of No 26 Sqn, which was lost on a recce sortie in support of the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

DAWSON, GRAHAM NEWSTEAD  (44183) RAF - age 21

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IA, AG418 of No 26 Sqn, which was lost on a recce sortie in support of the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

KENNEDY, DONALD NEWTON  (43959) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IA, AG536 of No 26 Sqn, which was lost on a recce sortie in support of the landings at Dieppe.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer.

19-Aug

CONNOLLY, HARRY  (100563) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HL860 of No 32 Sqn, which collided with HL605 of the same unit whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer.

19-Aug

HYDE, GEOFFREY COCKAYNE  (37403) RAF - age 27

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL777 of No 41 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer.

19-Aug

WOTHERSPOON, ALEXANDER  (401333) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5605 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

HAYNES, OWEN  (405742) RNZAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5605 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

KING, DONALD JAMES  (1382135) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5605 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

SMITH, GEORGE HILLIARD  (R/53943) RCAF - age 23

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5605 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

SHEPPARD, EDWARD EDMOND  (R/65215) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5605 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

SHEPHERD, AUSTIN  (R/78934) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5605 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

TAYLOR, HERMANN JOHN  (R/95405) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5605 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off the Spanish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

SEARBY, ARCHIBALD LEONARD  (67626) RAFVR - age 19

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5661 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-ship patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

HAIG, RUPERT ALEXANDER  (84886) RAFVR - age 38

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5661 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-ship patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

EATON, ARTHUR  (113398) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5661 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-ship patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

CANET, DAVID  (401298) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5661 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-ship patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

WITHAM, IAN VERDUN  (401357) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5661 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-ship patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

VOWLES, SAMUEL RICHARD  (1315934) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5661 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-ship patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

TOWNSEND, ALBERT ERIC  (925413) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5661 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-ship patrol over the Atlantic.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

19-Aug

WHITING, PETER ROBERT ALFRED STEWART  (407631) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5563 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-ship patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

MONK, FRANK JOHN  (634693) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5563 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-ship patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

MELVILLE, GEORGE ANDERSON  (973352) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5563 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-ship patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

TEMPLE, ERNEST WALTER  (975654) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5563 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-ship patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

McNEARY, JAMES  (1329586) RAFVR - age 35

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5563 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-ship patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

SHRINER, CHARLES PERCIVAL  (R/52504) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5563 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-ship patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

JACKSON, KENNETH ROBERT  (R/62219) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5563 of No 61 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-ship patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

McCUAIG, ERIC NORMAN  (1365253) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BR604 of No 64 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

STEWART, JAMES KEITH  (80400) RAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BR977 of No 64 Sqn, which was lost over the Channel whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

NISSEN, VICTOR ROBINSON ENGELSTOFT  (102203V) SAAF - age 21

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, AB514 of No 66 Sqn, which was shot down by an Fw 190 whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

LOYNS, RONALD HARVEY  (R/62462) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, AB517 of No 66 Sqn, which was shot down by an Fw 190 whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

WALTOS Antoni Szczepan Marian (P.76682) PAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane II, Z2497 of No 87 Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire whilst attacking enemy ground targets in support of the Dieppe Raid.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

19-Aug

GIBSON, RONALD  (1029351) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN219 of No 87 Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire whilst attacking enemy ground targets in support of the Dieppe Raid.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer.

19-Aug

HINDE, DENNIS FINDLEY JAMES  (933418) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL692 of No 88 Sqn, which was lost whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

WOOLSTON, PETER STANLEY  (1254886) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL692 of No 88 Sqn, which was lost whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

BEACH, CARL ADRIAN  (R/77144) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL692 of No 88 Sqn, which was lost whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

KELLY, CHARLES DERMOT  (404658) RAAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, W4065 GB-N of No 105 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

19-Aug

HINDLEY, EDWARD JAMES  (1217279) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, P8699 of No 111 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

TAYLOR, JAMES LA RUE  (110338) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD569 of No 121 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.

19-Aug

Jonssen, S G ()  - age

 

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ? of No 129 Sqn, which crashed in poor weather on its return from operations in support of the landings at Dieppe.   .

19-Aug

JONES, HARRY GWYN  (44881) RAF - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL934 'J' of No 129 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during Operation 'Jubilee'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

UTTING, ALFRED WILLIAM  (1259278) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL356 'Q' of No 130 Sqn, which was shot down by an Fw 190 whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

CROSS, FREDERICK PERCY CHARLES  (1437654) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX482 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed in the sea during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Aldershot Civil Cemetery.

19-Aug

JAMIESON, GORDON CAVE VINCENT  (118075) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX482 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed in the sea during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

19-Aug

DAWE, EDGAR HAROLD  (798712) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX482 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed in the sea during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Killay (St Hilary of Poictiers) Churchyard.

19-Aug

DEACON, EDWIN THOMAS ARTHUR  (919703) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX482 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed in the sea during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Killay (St Hilary of Poictiers) Churchyard.

19-Aug

FAHRNI, ROSS PRINGLE  (J/9903) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX482 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed in the sea during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Killay (St Hilary of Poictiers) Churchyard.

19-Aug

MULLINS, JACK  (1051648) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX482 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed in the sea during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Macclesfield Cemetery.

19-Aug

HAYNES, JOHN STEWART  (J/8961) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX482 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed in the sea during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery.

19-Aug

JAMES, CHARLES FREDERICK  (1380108) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BP649 of No 174 Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire whilst attacking enemy ground targets in support of the Dieppe Raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

DU FRETOY, M H BEM ()  - age

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HL705 of No 174 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during Operation 'Jubilee'.   .

19-Aug

FAYOLLE, E F R DFC ()  - age

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HV557 of No 174 Sqn, which collided with or rammed an Fw 190 during operations in support of the landings at Dieppe.   .

19-Aug

MURPHY, JOHN CHARLES  (401182) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5863 of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Nottingham whilst practising three engine landings.  He is buried in Bottesford (St Mary) Churchyard.

19-Aug

FORDWYCH, WILLIAM DUNDAS  (591286) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5863 of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Nottingham whilst practising three engine landings.  He is buried in Bottesford (St Mary) Churchyard.

19-Aug

SMITH, BERNARD MURRAY  (1216295) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5863 of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Nottingham whilst practising three engine landings.  He is buried in Carlton (Gedling) Cemetery.

19-Aug

SPICER, STANLEY OSWALD  (1181149) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5863 of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Nottingham whilst practising three engine landings.  He is buried in Hitchin Cemetery.

19-Aug

BOYNE, ALEXANDER JOHN  (969690) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5863 of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Nottingham whilst practising three engine landings.  He is buried in Logie Cemetery.

19-Aug

MORRIS-EDWARDS, DENIS VICTOR  (117479) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5863 of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Nottingham whilst practising three engine landings.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Fenton) Cemetery.

19-Aug

KENDRICK, HARRY JAMES  (121340) RAFVR - age 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X8219 of No 219 Sqn, which dived into the sea following an elevator failure whilst carry out a GCI test flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

OSSELTON, WILLIAM  (937288) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III AL736 MQ-P of No 226 Sqn, which was lost whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

CORRIGAN, ROBERT JAMES  (J/15537) RCAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III AL736 MQ-P of No 226 Sqn, which was lost whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

WATERS, LAURENCE JOHN BRAITHEWAITE  (411111) RNZAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL710 'Z' of No 226 Sqn, which was killed by flak during a smoke laying operation at Dieppe.  He is buried in Horley (St Bartholomew) New Churchyard.

19-Aug

McWILLIAM, ORMISTON GALLOWAY EDGAR  (79101) RAFVR - age 49

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 226 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Old Shoreham Cemetery.

19-Aug

WALKER, KENNETH GEORGE  (1312347) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB134 'M' of No 232 Sqn, which was shot down by an Fw 190 whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

STRONG, PERCY DRINKWATER  (42277) RAF - age 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN845 'Y' of No 232 Sqn, which was shot down by an Fw 190 whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

19-Aug

CHARLTON, RAYMOND CYRIL FREDERICK  (552446) RAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T5251 of No 236 Sqn, which was lost on a destroyer escort mission.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

LECOINTRE, Jean served as NOILECTRE, ANDRE FAFL ()  - age

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T5251 of No 236 Sqn, which was lost on a destroyer escort mission.   .

19-Aug

THOMAS, ARTHUR REGINALD  (1220466) RAFVR - age 32

LAC

He was serving with No 237 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Mosul War Cemetery.

19-Aug

CRUICKSHANK, JAMES ROBERT  (119540) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IA, AG537 of No 239 Sqn, which was lost on this day but no further details.  He is buried in Brachy Churchyard.

19-Aug

GOMPERTZ, PHILIP ARTHUR LEO  (45596) RAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IA, AM134 of No 239 Sqn, which was lost on this day but no further details.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

BARTON, JAMES EDGAR  (402433) RNZAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BD766 of No 245 Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire whilst supporting the Dieppe Raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

BENNETTE, GEOFFREY RYDING  (42387) RAF - age 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BP741 of No 245 Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire whilst supporting the Dieppe Raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

SCOTT, ALFRED ENOCH  (117308) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HL669 of No 245 Sqn, which was hit by ground fire whilst supporting the Dieppe Raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

CRAVEN, FREDERICK JOHN  (617708) RAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4840 of No 252 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a sweep near Sidi Barrani.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

19-Aug

WILLIAMS, RONALD PHILIP  (1191975) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4840 of No 252 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a sweep near Sidi Barrani.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

19-Aug

SMITHYMAN, WILFRED REGINALD  (120870) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IA, R7813 of No 266 Sqn, which was probably shot down by return fire from a Do 17 whilst supporting the Dieppe raid.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery.

19-Aug

DAWSON, ROLAND HERBERT LESLIE  (80084) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IA, R7815 of No 266 Sqn, which was shot down by a Spitfire in error whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

DAMM, ANDRZEJ (P.1547) PAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL574 of No 303 Sqn, which went missing after a combat whilst supporting the ill-fated Dieppe Raid.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

19-Aug

DARBINS, R G ()  - age

Adj

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL262 'U' of No 340 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.   .

19-Aug

BURLINGAM, DAVID GARRETT  (J/8347) RCAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IA, AM151 of No 400 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie.  He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery.

19-Aug

ROWTHORN, WILLIAM ELLIS  (R/68714) RCAF - age 20

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BR985 of No 401 Sqn, which crashed in an emergency landing near Lympne after being damaged in combat.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

19-Aug

BUCKLEY, MORTON HAIST  (R/66343) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS157 of No 401 Sqn, which was shot down by an Fw 190 whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

MONCHIER, NORMAN  (J/15619) RCAF - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR334 of No 403 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is buried in St Aubin-le-Cauf Churchyard.

19-Aug

GARDINER, JOHN EDWIN  (J/8140) RCAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR439 of No 403 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is buried in St Aubin-le-Cauf Churchyard.

19-Aug

WALKER, LECLARE ALLERTHORN  (J/15477) RCAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN850 of No 403 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer.

19-Aug

EAKINS, PARIS RICHMOND  (J/7009) RCAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM406 of No 411 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is buried in Neufchatel-Hardelot (Neufchatel) New Communal Cemetery.

19-Aug

BROOKHOUSE, JOHN NEVILLE  (J/15112) RCAF - age 25

Pilot Officer

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN831 of No 412 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during Operation 'Jubilee'.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

McGILLICUDDY, PAUL CLARK  (J/15647) RCAF - age 24

Pilot Officer

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying in Boston III, W8298 of No 418 Sqn, which was attacked by Fw 190s resulting in a ditching off Littlehampton.  He is buried in Littlehampton Cemetery.

19-Aug

LEE, ALLAN  (934095) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN963 'E' of No 501 Sqn, which crashed near Tangmere in poor visibility as it returned from a sortie in support of the Dieppe landings.  He is buried in Tangmere (St Andrew) Churchyard.

19-Aug

POOL, PETER DESMOND  (83281) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP611 'F' of No 610 Sqn, which was shot down by an Fw 190 whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

LEECH, JOHN GRAHAM  (1073652) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP342 'S' of No 610 Sqn, which was shot down by an Fw 190 whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

VILBOUX, A P F ()  - age

 

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS179 of No 611 Sqn, which was shot down by an Fw 190 whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.   .

19-Aug

GIFKINS, GEORGE RICHARD  (553963) RAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5626 of No 614 Sqn, which was killed by AA fire during the Dieppe landings, although the aircraft was crash landed at Friston.  He is buried in Hertford Corporation Cemetery.

19-Aug

COLDREY, NORMAN WILLIAM JACOBUS  (778619) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VI, AB529 of No 616 Sqn, which was shot down by an Fw 190 whilst supporting the landings at Dieppe.  He is buried in Miiddelkerke Communal Cemetery.

19-Aug

STEPHENS, JAMES STANLEY  (630346) RAF - age 31

Sgt

He is listed as being a member of No 961 Sqn but was killed whilst serving aboard HSL 147 during 'Operation Jubilee', the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

STEPHENSON, RICHARD FREDERICK  (1516941) RAFVR - age 32

LAC

He is listed as being a member of No 961 Sqn but was killed whilst serving aboard HSL 147 during 'Operation Jubilee', the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

SUTTON, ARNOLD WEBSTER  (1054416) RAFVR - age 25

LAC

He is listed as being a member of No 961 Sqn but was killed whilst serving aboard HSL 123 during 'Operation Jubilee', the landings at Dieppe.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines Communal Cemetery.

19-Aug

HILL, JOHN RICHARD LOESSEL  (108368) RAFVR - age 30

Fg Off

He is listed as being a member of No 961 Sqn but was killed whilst serving aboard HSL 122 during 'Operation Jubilee', the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

BROAD, RODNEY  (110142) RAFVR - age 38

Fg Off

He is listed as being a member of No 961 Sqn but was killed whilst serving aboard HSL 147 during 'Operation Jubilee', the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

OSBORNE, FRANK OSTELL BLAYLOCK  (1104514) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He is listed as being a member of No 961 Sqn but was killed whilst serving aboard HSL 122 during 'Operation Jubilee', the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

APPLEBY, REX ARTHUR  (1375497) RAFVR - age 27

Cpl

He is listed as being a member of No 961 Sqn but was killed whilst serving aboard HSL 122 during 'Operation Jubilee', the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

DENNIS, DONALD BASIL  (1383647) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He is listed as being a member of No 961 Sqn but was killed whilst serving aboard HSL 122 during 'Operation Jubilee', the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

BAMBRIDGE, ERNEST HAROLD  (1383840) RAFVR - age 33

LAC

He is listed as being a member of No 961 Sqn but was killed whilst serving aboard HSL 147 during 'Operation Jubilee', the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

CURTIS, FREDERICK CHARLES  (1453926) RAFVR - age 36

LAC

He is listed as being a member of No 961 Sqn but was killed whilst serving aboard HSL 147 during 'Operation Jubilee', the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

GOOD, HAROLD KENNETH  (1458804) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He is listed as being a member of No 961 Sqn but was killed whilst serving aboard HSL 122 during 'Operation Jubilee', the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

WILKINS, FRANK STEPHEN  (1459634) RAFVR - age 35

LAC

He is listed as being a member of No 961 Sqn but was killed whilst serving aboard HSL 123 during 'Operation Jubilee', the landings at Dieppe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

GARLICK, BRIAN LUNDIUS  (412523) RNZAF - age 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, L6233 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into the sea near Abbey Head in Kirkcudbrightshire whilst low flying.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

SPRINGER, ROBERT EDWIN  (570250) RAF - age 22

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, L6233 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into the sea near Abbey Head in Kirkcudbrightshire whilst low flying.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

STUBBS, WILLIAM RICHARD JAMES  (1388944) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, L6233 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into the sea near Abbey Head in Kirkcudbrightshire whilst low flying.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

WRIGHT, ROBERT JOHN  (1394100) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, L6233 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into the sea near Abbey Head in Kirkcudbrightshire whilst low flying.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

HUNT, DONALD PETER ALAN  (1396613) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, L6233 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into the sea near Abbey Head in Kirkcudbrightshire whilst low flying.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

HARDING, LESLIE JOHN  (644368) RAF - age 20

Cpl

He was serving No 12 Balloon Centre and was possibly killed whilst operating balloons in support of the Dieppe landings.  He is buried in Oostduinkerke Communal Cemetery.

19-Aug

PRIOR, LEONARD NORTON  (653713) RAF - age 22

LAC

He was possibly killed whilst operating He was serving No 12 Balloon Centre and was possibly killed whilst operating balloons in support of the Dieppe landings.  He is buried in Oostduinkerke Communal Cemetery.

19-Aug

McKINNON, HUGH  (997459) RAFVR - age 32

LAC

He was serving No 12 Balloon Centre and was possibly killed whilst operating balloons in support of the Dieppe landings.  He is buried in Oostduinkerke Communal Cemetery.

19-Aug

MACKINNON, WALTER RAMSEY  (1052068) RAFVR - age 35

LAC

He was serving No 12 Balloon Centre and was possibly killed whilst operating balloons in support of the Dieppe landings.  He is buried in Oostduinkerke Communal Cemetery.

19-Aug

KEPINSKI Stefan Krystyan (P.1967) PAF - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2903 of No 18 OTU, which flew into high ground near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, during navigation exercise.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

19-Aug

DUSZA Stanislaw (P.782231) PAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2903 of No 18 OTU, which flew into high ground near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, during navigation exercise.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

19-Aug

LIS Stanislaw (P.792920) PAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2903 of No 18 OTU, which flew into high ground near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, during navigation exercise.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

19-Aug

FATYGA Stanislaw (P.793780) PAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2903 of No 18 OTU, which flew into high ground near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, during navigation exercise.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

19-Aug

TULISZKA Edmund (P.793782) PAF - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2903 of No 18 OTU, which flew into high ground near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, during navigation exercise.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

19-Aug

CZOPIK Stefan Roman (P.794333) PAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2903 of No 18 OTU, which flew into high ground near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, during navigation exercise.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

19-Aug

JONES, ROBERT  (R/102063) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4902 of No 2 (O) AFU, which flew into Snaefell on the Isle of Man at night.  He is buried in Jurby (St Patrick) Churchyard.

19-Aug

WILSON, DUDLEY THOMAS  (1319386) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4902 of No 2 (O) AFU, which flew into Snaefell on the Isle of Man at night.  He is buried in Mortlake Cemetery.

19-Aug

QUARMBY, GEOFFREY  (1093166) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4902 of No 2 (O) AFU, which flew into Snaefell on the Isle of Man at night.  He is buried in Oldham (Hollinwood) Cemetery.

19-Aug

HEATON, JOHN ROLAND  (122447) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4902 of No 2 (O) AFU, which flew into Snaefell on the Isle of Man at night.  He is buried in Southport (Birkdale) Cemetery.

19-Aug

PICKARD, KENNETH LEONARD  (1375892) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4902 of No 2 (O) AFU, which flew into Snaefell on the Isle of Man at night.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

19-Aug

CASTELL, RICHARD ALBERT  (48954) RAF - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1345 of No 21 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night cross country exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

WILLIAMS, CECIL ALFRED  (405459) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1345 of No 21 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night cross country exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

POGREL, ARTHUR  (1014112) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1345 of No 21 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night cross country exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

DRAKE, HERBERT ERNEST  (1208628) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1345 of No 21 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night cross country exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

DERRICK, MELVIN RALPH  (R/107000) RCAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1345 of No 21 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night cross country exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

JACKMAN, PETER ERNEST JAMES  (1208596) RAFVR - age 27

AC1

He was serving with No 233 Wing at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

19-Aug

FRASER, ALFRED HORACE  (1389876) RAFVR - age 32

AC1

He was serving with No 287 AMES at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Beirut War Cemetery.

19-Aug

COLLETT, STANLEY JOHN  (1186962) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD233 of No 3 OTU, which crashed into sand dunes near Beadnall in Northumberland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

KNAPP, WILLIAM JOHN  (1375619) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD233 of No 3 OTU, which crashed into sand dunes near Beadnall in Northumberland.  He is buried in Berwick-upon-Tweed Cemetery.

19-Aug

RIDDETT, BERNARD RICHARD  (1190144) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD233 of No 3 OTU, which crashed into sand dunes near Beadnall in Northumberland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

OSBORNE, OLIVER HUMPHREY  (1177573) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD233 of No 3 OTU, which crashed into sand dunes near Beadnall in Northumberland.  He is buried in Grantham Cemetery.

19-Aug

CROALL, WILLIAM TAIT  (1304723) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD233 of No 3 OTU, which crashed into sand dunes near Beadnall in Northumberland.  He is buried in Stockport (Willow Grove) Cemetery.

19-Aug

GILMOUR, ROSS MACKENZIE  (R/79369) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6623 of No 51 OTU, which flew into high ground at Ridgemont in Bedfordshire shortly after taking off from Cranfield.  He is buried in Kempston Cemetery.

19-Aug

McQUATTERS, WILLIAM IAN  (1324780) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6623 of No 51 OTU, which flew into high ground at Ridgemont in Bedfordshire shortly after taking off from Cranfield.  He is buried in Rutherglen Cemetery.

19-Aug

FRANCIS, EDGAR DAVY  (411137) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AB700 of No 6 (P) AFU, which crashed on take off from Little Rissington.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard.

19-Aug

PERCIVAL, GEORGE WILLIAM  (114122) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L8510 of No 70 OTU, which collided with V6327 of the same unit shortly after take-off from Nakuru.  He is buried in Nakuru North Cemetery.

19-Aug

ALLEN, CYRIL KENNETH  (1389805) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was serving at HMS Dundonald (Combined Ops Base) at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery.

19-Aug

SKINNER, STANLEY HEWITT  (90210) AuxAF - age 30

Wg Cdr

An ex night fighter pilot with No 604 Sqn, he was serving as an Observer attached to HQ Coastal Command during the Dieppe landings.  He was killed aboard HMS Berkeley when it was hit by two bombs dropped by Fw 190s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Aug

RUDNICKI Edward (P.783700) PAF - age 37

Cpl

He was serving with the P.S.P. at the time of his death, the circumstances of which, have not yet been ascertained .  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery.

19-Aug

BORRETT, FREDERICK BRITAIN  (402104) RAAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA579 of Takoradi, which spun into the ground near Oshogbo after flying into a storm on a delivery flight from Lagos.  He is buried in Oshogbo Cemetery.

19-Aug

BOWDITCH, JOHN ALEXANDER  (403253) RAAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA579 of Takoradi, which spun into the ground near Oshogbo after flying into a storm on a delivery flight from Lagos.  He is buried in Oshogbo Cemetery.

19-Aug

HENDERSON, ROBERT FORDELL  (405192) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA579 of Takoradi, which spun into the ground near Oshogbo after flying into a storm on a delivery flight from Lagos.  He is buried in Oshogbo Cemetery.

19-Aug

WYMAN, PETER HERSEY  (J/8642) RCAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in A25A (Hudson), 41-23592 of the USAAF, which crashed in flames near Wadi Seindna during a 'test flight'.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

19-Aug

BENT, ELROY F (J/9264) RCAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in A25A (Hudson), 41-23592 of the USAAF, which crashed in flames near Wadi Seindna during a 'test flight'.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

19-Aug

WINDLE, ALBERT GEORGE  (646834) RAF - age 23

AC1

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

19-Aug

MAYNE, HARRY WILLIAM  (1176480) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was serving in the UK a died while home on leave, at Fairfield Hospital, Arlesey, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Eyeworth (All Saints) Churchyard.

19-Aug

MUNRO, MARGARET SHEILA GRACE  (2040886) WAAF - age 19

ACW1

She was serving in the UK and died in the RAMC Hospital, Holm from injuries sustained in a motor accident.  She is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery.

19-Aug

MARR, GILLIAN DULCIE  (2060503) WAAF - age Unknown

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 Scotland?.  She is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery.

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