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Casualties - 19 - 21 September 1942


19-Sep

LOWRIE, ROBERT FREDERICK  (575843) RAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3759 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Sep

ELDRIDGE, GORDON FREDERICK  (911677) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3759 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Sep

HAYES, GEORGE  (1377993) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3759 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Sep

LAND, JAMES EDWARD  (J/85241) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3759 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Sep

DAVIDSON, FRANK EDWARD  (R/62936) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3759 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Sep

PROBERT, WILLIAM DOUGLAS  (R/74972) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3759 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Sep

BEE, CHARLES ROBERT  (R/98141) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3759 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Sep

NEWMAN, JACK GODFREY  (128436) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9351 LS-R of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Danish coast during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Sep

BROWN, THOMAS BEATTY  (538671) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9351 LS-R of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Danish coast during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Sep

GREENBECK, STANLEY  (1161457) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9351 LS-R of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Danish coast during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Sep

KING, EDWARD ARTHUR JOHN  (1272009) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9351 LS-R of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Danish coast during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Sep

SMITH, THOMAS CHARLES  (1334598) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9351 LS-R of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Danish coast during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Sep

HEATHCOTE, ROY ALAN  (1382823) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9351 LS-R of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Danish coast during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

19-Sep

RUSSELL-COLLINS, CHARLES ROBERT  (527236) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7578 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which crashed  in France on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Noyers-le-Val Communal Cemetery.

19-Sep

PYE, JAMES MARSDEN  (625225) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7578 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which crashed  in France on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Noyers-le-Val Communal Cemetery.

19-Sep

HENDERSON, IAN JOHN ARGO  (625247) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7578 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which crashed  in France on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Noyers-le-Val Communal Cemetery.

19-Sep

APPS, PERCY JOHN  (637426) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7578 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which crashed  in France on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Noyers-le-Val Communal Cemetery.

19-Sep

VASIL, GEORGE WALTER ALBERT HAMLET  (1383563) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7578 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which crashed  in France on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Noyers-le-Val Communal Cemetery.

19-Sep

RICHARDS, JOHN ALAN  (1386264) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7578 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which crashed  in France on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Noyers-le-Val Communal Cemetery.

19-Sep

BIRCHALL, ALBERT  (J/15411) RCAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7578 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which crashed  in France on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Noyers-le-Val Communal Cemetery.

19-Sep

MARKS, JAMES HARDY  (39670) RAF - age 24

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7657 TL-L of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 night fighter over France on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

19-Sep

CHILD, ALAN JAMES  (116134) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7657 TL-L of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 night fighter over France on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

19-Sep

LEITH-HAY-CLARK, RICHARD LANGTON  (126897) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7657 TL-L of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 night fighter over France on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

19-Sep

GARRETT, SIDNEY CHARLES  (651255) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5689 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which crashed whilst preparing to land at Waddington on return from a Gardening sortie due to a double engine failure.  He is buried in Bournemouth East Cemetery.

19-Sep

MALE, HARRY  (953414) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5689 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which crashed whilst preparing to land at Waddington on return from a Gardening sortie due to a double engine failure.  He is buried in Halesowen Cemetery.

19-Sep

GIBBONS, JAMES REGINALD  (R/91886) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5689 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which crashed whilst preparing to land at Waddington on return from a Gardening sortie due to a double engine failure.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

19-Sep

HARRISON, GEORGE WILLIAM MARSHALL  (400517) RAAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5689 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which crashed whilst preparing to land at Waddington on return from a Gardening sortie due to a double engine failure.  He is buried in Thurlby (St Germain) Churchyard.

19-Sep

MESSERVY, NORMAN HENRY EDWARD  (40057) RAF - age 27

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DK326 of No 105 Sqn, which crashed near Ankum in Germany during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

19-Sep

HOLLAND, FRANK  (130725) RAFVR - age 34

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DK326 of No 105 Sqn, which crashed near Ankum in Germany during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

19-Sep

PAYNE, ROLAND  (1169097) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5899 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Danzig during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.

19-Sep

HISCOCK, ALFRED EDWARD  (1310855) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5899 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Danzig during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.

19-Sep

SCHATZBERG, SEYMOUR MORTON  (118585) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP167  of No 133 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Sharnden Farm, Mayfield, Sussex.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register.

19-Sep

RIETIKER, RONALD FREDERICK  (545205) RAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM263 of No 165 Sqn, which collided with W3453 near Martlesham Heath.  He is buried in Wallasey (Rake Lane) Cemetery.

19-Sep

BURRAGE, RAYMOND GILBERT  (115114) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3453 of No 165 Sqn, which collided with BM263 near Martlesham Heath.  He is buried in Fritton (St Edmund) Churchyard.

19-Sep

KEEGAN, WILLIAM CHARLES  (R/106998) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was flying Spitfire VB, W3243 of No 167 Sqn and died from injuries sustained when the aircraft dived into the ground near Castletown whilst carrying out low level aerobatics.  He is buried in Olrig New Cemetery.

19-Sep

GIBSON, WILLIAM DERRY  (J/6679) RCAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, X8106 of No 409 Sqn, which overshot a landing at Coleby Grange.  He is buried in Scopwick Church Burial Ground.

19-Sep

HAZELTON, WILLIAM JOHN RONALD  (22126) RAAF - age 22

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III DT481 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Louth during a training flight.  He is buried in Binbrook (St Mary) Churchyard.

19-Sep

MORANT, ALLAN RALPH  (400931) RAAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III DT481 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Louth during a training flight.  He is buried in Binbrook (St Mary) Churchyard.

19-Sep

KEYS, FREDERICK RAYMOND  (401220) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III DT481 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Louth during a training flight.  He is buried in Binbrook (St Mary) Churchyard.

19-Sep

SOLOMONS, SIDNEY ARTHUR  (403079) RAAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III DT481 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Louth during a training flight.  He is buried in Binbrook (St Mary) Churchyard.

19-Sep

BRANDER, HARRY SUTTON  (403658) RAAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III DT481 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Louth during a training flight.  He is buried in Binbrook (St Mary) Churchyard.

19-Sep

SUTTON, JAMES THOMAS  (404860) RAAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III DT481 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Louth during a training flight.  He is buried in Binbrook (St Mary) Churchyard.

19-Sep

BISHOP, FRANK ELLIOTT  (416113) RAAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III DT481 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Louth during a training flight.  He is buried in Binbrook (St Mary) Churchyard.

19-Sep

BETTERIDGE, ARTHUR JOSEPH  (1138925) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III DT481 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Louth during a training flight.  He is buried in Walton-upon-Trent (St Laurence) Churchyard.

19-Sep

CLAGUE, ARTHUR JOHN  (656876) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8400 of No 537 Sqn, which undershot a night landing at Middle Wallop.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

19-Sep

HOLMAN, VICTOR  (658820) RAF - age 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in AT10, 40-9365 of the AFS, which crashed seven miles north of Madison, Florida following a structural failure in a dive.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe..

19-Sep

REWERS Edmund Jan (P.794679) PAF - age 24

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8530 of No 16 (P) SFTS, which crashed at Colston Bassett whilst carrying out a low level navigation exercise.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery.

19-Sep

WILLIAMS, GORDON HOWELL  (115996) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stearman, FJ923 of No 32 EFTS, which failed to recovery from a spin.  He is buried in Innisfail Cemetery, Alberta.

19-Sep

WYNNE, OWEN WILLIAM  (1800503) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Stearman, FJ923 of No 32 EFTS, which failed to recovery from a spin.  He is buried in Innisfail Cemetery, Alberta..

19-Sep

THOMAS, PETER OWEN  (47267) RAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG438 of No 41 OTU, which collide with Fulmar, N4126 near Yeovil.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

19-Sep

HODGE, ERNEST  (539676) RAF - age 23

Cpl

He had been serving at Seletar and was probably captured, the circumstances of his death, have not yet been ascertained .  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

19-Sep

WEST, THEODORE JAMES MC (8186) AuxAF - age 49

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death and died of a heart failure in Bangor Hospital, Broxburn, Uphall, West Lothian.  He is buried in Fritwell (St Olave) Churchyard.

19-Sep

NICOL, HUGH  (540437) RAF - age 24

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died in Stirling Royal Infirmary, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Alva Cemetery.

19-Sep

WHEATLEY, WILLIAM ALFRED  (1284286) RAFVR - age 33

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 Ruthin.  He is buried in Coedgwilym Cemetery.

19-Sep

BROOKS, WILLIAM ALBERT  (1317336) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was possibly serving at RAF Gaydon when he was killed whilst travelling in a lorry which collided with an Army motor lorry going in the opposite direction. The collision occurred at a bend in the road on the Kineton side of the Chadshunt cross roads.  He is buried in Newport (St Woolos) Cemetery.

20-Sep

HAWARD, LEWIS BOYD  (111561) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4184 WS-A of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near the target on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

20-Sep

HAMER, FRANK  (915400) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4184 WS-A of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near the target on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

20-Sep

WRIGHT, EWART  (1287761) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4184 WS-A of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near the target on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

20-Sep

BURTON, HOWARD HOUSTON  (J/8102) RCAF - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4184 WS-A of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near the target on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

20-Sep

THURSTON, HAROLD JASON  (R/74264) RCAF - age 22

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4184 WS-A of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near the target on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

20-Sep

MACDONALD, JOSEPH CAMILLUS  (R/76227) RCAF - age 28

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4184 WS-A of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near the target on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

20-Sep

McDOUGALL, HUGH CURRIE  (1550625) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9383 ZA-A of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near Blubberhouses after hitting a tree on high ground on its return from a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Stevenston (Hawkhill) Cemetery.

20-Sep

DAY, WILLIAM HERBERT (BILL)  (80388) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5554 KM-Q of No 44 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Mauberge-Centre Cemetery.

20-Sep

GLYNN, MICHAEL JOSEPH  (613280) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5554 KM-Q of No 44 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Mauberge-Centre Cemetery.

20-Sep

BURFORD, UNICH EDWARD THOMAS  (778829) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5554 KM-Q of No 44 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Mauberge-Centre Cemetery.

20-Sep

McGOUGH, CHARLES  (1001910) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5554 KM-Q of No 44 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Mauberge-Centre Cemetery.

20-Sep

McLEAN, DONALD TENNANT  (403276) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4166 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

20-Sep

OWEN, ROBERT RUPERT BISGROVE  (403292) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4166 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

20-Sep

THOMPSON, THOMAS  (807161) AuxAF - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4166 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

20-Sep

SALE, ARTHUR GLADSTONE  (1184510) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4166 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

20-Sep

MAXWELL, PETER JOHN  (1257889) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4166 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

20-Sep

DONOVAN, WILLIAM HARRY  (J/9570) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4166 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

20-Sep

TULLER, JOHN OLMSTEAD  (R/77248) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4166 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

20-Sep

DRURY, CHARLES  (1191572) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ689 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Saarbruken.  He is buried in Novion-Porcien Communal Cemetery.

20-Sep

BAILEY, JAMES EDWIN  (1293848) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ689 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Saarbruken.  He is buried in Novion-Porcien Communal Cemetery.

20-Sep

HASKINS, REGINALD ALFRED  (1310053) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ689 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Saarbruken.  He is buried in Novion-Porcien Communal Cemetery.

20-Sep

DYHOUSE, JAMES LADAS  (1195067) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ689 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Saarbruken.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Sep

DE BARTOK, ERNEST AKOS FREDERICK  (J/15717) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ689 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Saarbruken.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Sep

BRAWLEY, PAUL FRANKLIN  (R/88827) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ689 of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Saarbruken.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Sep

ROWE, GORDON HARRY  (R/54032) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1271 DY-C of No 102 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft was hit by enemy fire during a raid on Bremen on 13/14 Sep 1942.  He is buried in South Ealing Cemetery.

20-Sep

COOMBES, ERIC ARTHUR  (103156) RAFVR - age 35

Plt Off

He had been serving in the Far East but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in Java.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

20-Sep

RODEN, JACOB HENRY  (411053) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3762 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Saarbruken.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

20-Sep

BASSETT, ROBERT GEORGE  (655691) RAF - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3762 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Saarbruken.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

20-Sep

BRANNON, WALTER ALAN FREDERICK  (656869) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3762 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Saarbruken.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

20-Sep

NORTHEY, DOUGLAS  (1318802) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3762 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Saarbruken.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

20-Sep

GIBSON, ROBERT DUDLEY  (R/76541) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3762 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed in France on a raid to Saarbruken.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery.

20-Sep

GATIS, EDWARD  (118603) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7777 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which broke up over the target after entering a spin on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

20-Sep

STEADMAN, DENNIS  (632284) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7777 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which broke up over the target after entering a spin on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

20-Sep

STANSFIELD, KENNETH RICHARD  (1167685) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7777 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which broke up over the target after entering a spin on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

20-Sep

WILLIAMS, DAVID  (1255051) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7777 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which broke up over the target after entering a spin on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

20-Sep

HALE, JOSEPH EDWARD WILLIAM  (1578399) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7777 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which broke up over the target after entering a spin on a raid to Saarbrucken.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

20-Sep

SYMONDS, MICHAEL ROBERT  (126506) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V Z6940 MA-S of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Boulogne during an operation to Belgium.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

20-Sep

WALLS, JAMES DAVID  (1061883) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V Z6940 MA-S of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Boulogne during an operation to Belgium.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

20-Sep

ASHFORD, ALAN RICHARD  (1148934) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V Z6940 MA-S of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Boulogne during an operation to Belgium.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

20-Sep

PATEMAN, HARRY  (1177071) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V Z6940 MA-S of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Boulogne during an operation to Belgium.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

20-Sep

WRIGHT, WALTER ERNEST RUSKIN  (1293291) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V Z6940 MA-S of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Boulogne during an operation to Belgium.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

20-Sep

MACDONALD, FRANK MCLEOD  (R/86838) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V Z6940 MA-S of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Boulogne during an operation to Belgium.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

20-Sep

STRACHAN, ANTONY PEYTON VENTRIS  (43556) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was a member of No 208 Sqn and killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC borrowed from 33 Sqn, which was probably hit by flak and finally shot down by a fighter over the Western Desert, crashing near Abu Dwells.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Sep

WHITTINGHAM, CLIFFORD JOHN  (46402) RAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9356 BU-U of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Hader on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

20-Sep

HANNA, COLIN LESLIE  (407642) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9356 BU-U of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Hader on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

20-Sep

HOLLAND, JAMES  (948335) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9356 BU-U of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Hader on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

20-Sep

COLLETT, RUSSELL THOMAS JOSHUA  (R/77329) RCAF - age 28

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9356 BU-U of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Hader on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

20-Sep

ASKER, ALBERT JOHN  (1447285) RAFVR - age 28

AC1

He was serving with No 402 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

20-Sep

KING, FREDERICK HENRY  (1330708) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I BF334 OJ-R of No 149 Con Flt, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft ditched in the Channel following an engine failure on its return from a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent.

20-Sep

OTTAWAY, ALBERT JAMES  (547288) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I BF334 OJ-R of No 149 Con Flt, which ditched in the Channel following an engine failure on its return from a raid to Munich.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Sep

SPENCER, RONALD  (1433222) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I BF334 OJ-R of No 149 Con Flt, which ditched in the Channel following an engine failure on its return from a raid to Munich.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Sep

JUPP, THOMAS WILLIAM  (909889) RAFVR - age 23

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4869 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed on Muncaster Fell near Ravenglass in Cumberland.  He is buried in Haverigg (St Luke) Churchyard, Millom.

20-Sep

LORD, DOUGLAS CHARLES  (1219799) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4869 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed on Muncaster Fell near Ravenglass in Cumberland.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery.

20-Sep

GOODALL, ERNEST GEORGE  (1390472) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4869 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed on Muncaster Fell near Ravenglass in Cumberland.  He is buried in Mortlake Cemetery.

20-Sep

ELLIOTT, SYDNEY  (657986) RAFVR - age 27

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4869 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed on Muncaster Fell near Ravenglass in Cumberland.  He is buried in Ovingham Burial Ground.

20-Sep

KEMP, CHARLES HENRY  (650479) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4869 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed on Muncaster Fell near Ravenglass in Cumberland.  He is buried in Windsor Cemetery, Berkshire.

20-Sep

DORMAN, CHARLES  (913173) RAFVR - age 23

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, 2721 of No 32 SFTS, which failed to recover from stall in tight turn at low level.  He is buried in Moose Jaw (Rosedale) Cemetery.

20-Sep

SHUTE, VERNON HOLMAN  (1338381) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, 2721 of No 32 SFTS, which failed to recover from stall in tight turn at low level.  He is buried in Moose Jaw (Rosedale) Cemetery.

20-Sep

MANN, WILLIAM ARNOLD CECIL  (516914) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He had been travelling aboard HMT Laconia, and probably died from injuries and exposure following the sinking of the ship by the U-156 about 130 miles NNW of Ascension Island whilst transporting civilians, troops and Italian PoWs from the Middle East to the UK on 12Sep 1942.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Sep

MEWHORT, THOMAS ARTHUR  (965965) RAFVR - age 44

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 N Ireland?.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

20-Sep

BARAN Ludwik (P.783420) PAF - age 34

AC2

He was discharged from the air force on 21 August 1942 on the grounds of being no longer fit for military service and died in Stanfield Sanatorium.

21-Sep

BANNERMAN, PRINCE PAUL  (647147) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM199 of No 26 Sqn, which was ditched off Le Touquet after being hit by flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Sep

MORRIS, JAMES PULLAN  (1061260) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, ? of No 30 Sqn, which crashed at Dambulla.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery.

21-Sep

BENNING, ERNEST  (655089) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV546 'U' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk, probably crashing in the target area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Sep

THOMLINSON, ROBERT GEORGE  (1060636) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV546 'U' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk, probably crashing in the target area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Sep

THOMAS, JOHN ELLIS  (1062347) RAFVR - age 35

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV546 'U' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk, probably crashing in the target area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Sep

THOMAS, ALAN FREDERICK  (1272068) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV546 'U' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk, probably crashing in the target area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Sep

LIVESEY, JOHN HERBERT WILLIAM  (1379754) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV546 'U' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk, probably crashing in the target area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Sep

MARVIN, WILLIAM MONTAGUE  (1379880) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV546 'U' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk, probably crashing in the target area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Sep

HAWKINS, HEDLEY MAURICE  (404433) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3457 SR-R of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Sep

SHANKLAND, WHITBY  (902858) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3457 SR-R of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Sep

RIMMER, JOHN  (1068981) RAFVR - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3457 SR-R of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Sep

SAGAR, JOHN SANDERSON  (1527312) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3457 SR-R of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Sep

RODGERS, JOSEPH ELI  (R/92207) RCAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3457 SR-R of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Sep

PATERSON, VICTOR ROBERTON  (37478) RAF - age 26

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3815 of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery, Denmark.

21-Sep

BUTCHER, RAYMOND EDWARD NORTON  (406638) RAAF - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3815 of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery, Denmark.

21-Sep

ROWE, EDWIN JOHN  (648115) RAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3815 of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery, Denmark.

21-Sep

SIMPSON, DOUGLAS THOMSON  (1263891) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ962 KO-D of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Sep

EVANS, DEREK HENRY  (1384041) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ962 KO-D of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Sep

LEATHERMAN, RUSSELL QUINCE  (R/81225) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ962 KO-D of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Sep

PAUDASH, ROBERT ELMER  (R/85752) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ962 KO-D of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Sep

MARTIN, WILLIAM BRADLEY  (R/92660) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ962 KO-D of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Sep

BOURASSA, JOSEPH ADRIEN ARMAND LIONEL  (R/55430) RCAF - age 22

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL322 of No 236 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near North Coates.  He is buried in North Cotes (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

21-Sep

WILLIAMS, WILFRED LAWRENCE  (978460) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL322 of No 236 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near North Coates.  He is buried in Prestatyn (Christ Church) Churchyard.

21-Sep

JARDINE, PETER ALASTAIR  (711019) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7003 of No 263 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Wool in Dorset.  He is buried in Warmwell (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

21-Sep

HARGREAVES, RONALD  (41901) RNZAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, FH364 of No 353 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane IIB, BG973 of No 135 Sqn as it landed at Cuttack.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

21-Sep

JARDINE, ANDREW  (1105566) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, FH364 of No 353 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane IIB, BG973 of No 135 Sqn as it landed at Cuttack.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

21-Sep

POLLARD, GERARD  (1106944) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, FH364 of No 353 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane IIB, BG973 of No 135 Sqn as it landed at Cuttack.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

21-Sep

PARMENTER, JOHN ROBERT  (1256092) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, FH364 of No 353 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane IIB, BG973 of No 135 Sqn as it landed at Cuttack.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

21-Sep

WELLS, RALPH ERNEST  (R/104815) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM608 of No 1 (C) OTU, which flew into Sileau Dhoo on the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Jurby (St Patrick) Churchyard.

21-Sep

GILBERT, JOSEPH THEODORE LOUIS  (R/55814) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM608 of No 1 (C) OTU, which flew into Sileau Dhoo on the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Jurby (St Patrick) Churchyard.

21-Sep

KELNER, CLARENCE WILLIAM  (R/77769) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM608 of No 1 (C) OTU, which flew into Sileau Dhoo on the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Jurby (St Patrick) Churchyard.

21-Sep

KENNEDY, ALFRED WALTON  (1520087) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM608 of No 1 (C) OTU, which flew into Sileau Dhoo on the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium.

21-Sep

GARDNER, SIDNEY ALFRED  (1375858) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM608 of No 1 (C) OTU, which flew into Sileau Dhoo on the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Romford Cemetery.

21-Sep

WADDEN, LEONARD DOUGLAS LEWIS  (1315965) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL402 of No 1 PRU, which crashed in forced landing near Benson.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

21-Sep

COOPER, BILLIE BARTUSEK  (122937) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9472 of No 10 OTU, which probably came down in the sea during a anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Sep

SIMS, IVOR JOSEPH  (656104) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9472 of No 10 OTU, which probably came down in the sea during a anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Sep

SOUTHWELL, JOSEPH HENRY  (1376038) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9472 of No 10 OTU, which probably came down in the sea during a anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Sep

STOTT, JOHN RAYMOND  (1439951) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9472 of No 10 OTU, which probably came down in the sea during a anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Sep

WARREN, ROBERT ORVILLE ORSON  (R/4285) RCAF - age 32

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9472 of No 10 OTU, which probably came down in the sea during a anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Sep

HILL, ERIC ROWLAND  (1295905) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 250 Wing at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

21-Sep

VINCENT, JOSEPH ANTHONY EDWARD  (R/82469) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK953 of No 53 RSU, which crashed near Cairo whilst carrying out a low flying practice.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

21-Sep

METHAM, JAMES  (47370) RAF - age 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, P3255  of No 59 OTU, which stalled in bad weather and spun into the ground in the circuit at Cark.  He was cremated at  Blackpool (Carleton) Crematorium, Poulton-le-Fylde.

21-Sep

GOODWIN, AMSLIE RAYMOND  (1166545) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

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

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