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Casualties - 29 - 30 September 1942


29-Sep

CLEMENTS, C H J ()  - age

LAC

He was serving with No 10 Sqn, and was killed in a motorcycle accident at Wem in Shropshire.

29-Sep

JOHNSON, HENRY WILLIAM JAMES  (1181715) RAFVR - age 22

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.

29-Sep

GARMAN, EARLE VINCENT  (J/8364) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, AP852 of No 208 Sqn, which spun into the ground whilst executing a sweep turn at too slow a speed near LG202.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

29-Sep

FRIEDLAENDER, PAUL  (132585) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

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.

29-Sep

MacKAY, NORMAN HUGH  (R/98260) RCAF - age 25

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM575 of No 421 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Moel Cynhordy, Maesteg in Glamorganshire.  He is buried in Killay (St Hilary of Poictiers) Churchyard.

29-Sep

ADAMS, THOMAS RITCHIE CLARKE  (J/15063) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8960 of No 1 RFTS, which crashed on a night take-off from Kirknewton.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery.

29-Sep

BRITTLEBANK, GEOFFREY FRANKLIN  (101004) RAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8960 of No 1 RFTS, which crashed on a night take-off from Kirknewton.  He is buried in Sawbridgeworth (Great St Mary) Churchyard.

29-Sep

BIRD, KENNETH SOCKLING HARDWICK  (1178733) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He died of injuries sustained whilst flying in Wellington II, BJ697 'J' of No 12 OTU, which flew into high ground in the Brecon Beacons on 26 Sep 1942 during a night cross country flight.  He is buried in Cliddesden (St Leonard) Churchyard.

29-Sep

MACKMAN, WILLIAM LEONARD  (534943) RAF - age Unknown

Cpl

He was serving with No 17 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Troodos Military Cemetery.

29-Sep

CRAWFORD, WILLIAM DUNLOP CRAM  (655522) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2758 XT-J of No 20 OTU, which flew into a hill near Macduff in Aberdeenshire during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Kilsyth Cemetery.

29-Sep

WALMSLEY, WILLIAM REGINALD IVOR  (41634) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2758 XT-J of No 20 OTU, which flew into a hill near Macduff in Aberdeenshire during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground.

29-Sep

CRANE, BEVERLEY DWIGHT  (R/100225) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2758 XT-J of No 20 OTU, which flew into a hill near Macduff in Aberdeenshire during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground.

29-Sep

MONGER-GODFREY, STANLEY EDWARD  (1261115) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2758 XT-J of No 20 OTU, which flew into a hill near Macduff in Aberdeenshire during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

29-Sep

CHARLESWORTH, JOHN HENRY  (R/102759) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DW833 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on a ferry flight from Gibraltar to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Sep

McEVOY, OLIVER JAMES  (R/82840) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DW833 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on a ferry flight from Gibraltar to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Sep

WARD, WILLIAM GEORGE  (R/90237) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DW833 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on a ferry flight from Gibraltar to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Sep

ELLIOTT, FRED TAIT  (1378795) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DW833 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on a ferry flight from Gibraltar to Malta.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Sep

ELDERS, WILLIAM HENRY GERVASE  (620232) RAF - age 22

AC1

He was serving with No 26 EFTS at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

29-Sep

THOMAS, EVAN JOHN  (1026095) RAFVR - age 28

LAC

He was serving with No 35 SFTS at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in North Battleford Cemetery.

29-Sep

HOLDEN, FRED DUCKWORTH  (949217) RAFVR - age 23

LAC

He was serving with No 42 ASP at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh Cemetery.

29-Sep

ERICKSON, JEAN MAURITZ  (605382) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA142 of No 60 OTU, which dived into the ground near East Linton in East Lothian.  He is buried in Haddington (St Martin's) New Burial Ground.

29-Sep

McGOWAN, JOHN ANTHONY  (1024625) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was serving with No 63 RSU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery.

29-Sep

HAMILTON, WILLIAM  (525630) RAF - age Unknown

Cpl

He had been travelling aboard HMT Laconia, and probably died from injuries and exposure following the sinking of the ship, which had been sunk 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.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Sep

HUCKVALE, WALTER  (358388) RAF - age 37

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 Aylesbury.  He is buried in Bedfont Cemetery.

29-Sep

HUNTER, GEORGE ETION  (1012340) 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 Cardiff.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

29-Sep

BELL-SYER, RUSSEL ALFRED  (76490) RAFVR - age 56

Sqn Ldr

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 Welton.  He was cremated at  Cheltenham Crematorium.

29-Sep

ROSS, LAURENCE WILLIAM  (1234189) RAFVR - age 22

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 Essex S W.  He is buried in Loughton Burial Ground.

29-Sep

FLETCHER, CHARLES  (1537604) RAFVR - age 37

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 Holderness 4 Qtr.  He is buried in Sandal Magna (St Helen) Churchyard.

29-Sep

BURKE, JOHN  (1338969) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, FE439 of No 41 SFTS, which crashed between Mansur and Talmadge, Saskatchewan during a solo flying sortie.  He is buried in Weyburn (Hillcrest) Cemetery.

30-Sep

THOMAS, WILLIAM GEOFFREY  (655563) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mohawk IV, AX895 of No 5 Sqn, which crashed at Akyab after hitting a tree whilst low flying.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

30-Sep

WATTS, JOHN EDWIN  (962662) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4237 WS-W of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Stettin during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery.

30-Sep

REDSHAW, JAMES VICTOR  (1011028) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4237 WS-W of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Stettin during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery.

30-Sep

PATON, DAVID BRUCE  (1176975) RAFVR - age 35

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4237 WS-W of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Stettin during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery.

30-Sep

SHANLEY, DONALD PATRICK  (1291832) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4237 WS-W of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Stettin during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery.

30-Sep

BOUGHTWOOD, ALAN GILBERT  (1376768) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4237 WS-W of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Stettin during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery.

30-Sep

GOALEN, LAURANCE WALTER  (1386536) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4237 WS-W of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Stettin during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery.

30-Sep

LEBANO, VINCENT JOSEPH LOUIS  (R/95574) RCAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4237 WS-W of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Stettin during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery.

30-Sep

GRAHAM, LAURENCE JAMES ALEXANDER  (120447) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ964 PH-R of No 12 Sqn, which crashed on a road at Bergen in Holland during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

30-Sep

MITCHELL, GEORGE WILLIAM ARTHUR  (1334834) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ964 PH-R of No 12 Sqn, which crashed on a road at Bergen in Holland during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

30-Sep

KENDRICK, HAROLD JAMES  (1382039) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ964 PH-R of No 12 Sqn, which crashed on a road at Bergen in Holland during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

30-Sep

FEINSTEIN, SAM  (R/104215) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ964 PH-R of No 12 Sqn, which crashed on a road at Bergen in Holland during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

30-Sep

WAKELIN, RAYMOND LLOYD  (R/91255) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ964 PH-R of No 12 Sqn, which crashed on a road at Bergen in Holland during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery. .

30-Sep

GOLDING, ROBERT ARTHUR  (747862) RAF - age 21

WO

He was serving with No 42 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

TENNANT, GERALD GEORGE  (918986) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 42 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

HUTSON, MAURICE RAYMOND  (1064670) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was serving with No 42 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

SALISBURY, DONALD  (1178771) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 42 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

DAVIS, PHILIP WEIR  (R/54528) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9465 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

LEA, STEPHEN ALFRED WILLIAM  (R/85565) RCAF - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9465 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

GREEN, WILLIAM  (590953) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9465 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

BUSHELL, BRIAN FREDERICK  (655155) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9465 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

TAYLOR, FRANK  (968984) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9465 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

CALDWELL, JAMES CLELLAND  (1116910) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9465 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

OLIVER, FRANK DFM (1183624) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9465 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

QUILTER, JOHN DAVID  (1252457) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9465 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

OAKES, PETER GEOFFREY  (62312) RAFVR - age 20

Fg Off

He was serving with No 89 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Sep

RAMAGE, WILLIAM NORMAN  (115437) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8514 of No 104 Sqn, which crashed on a single engined approach to LG237 when the other engine cut on return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Sep

HUNT, HENRY CHAPMAN  (400621) RAAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8514 of No 104 Sqn, which crashed on a single engined approach to LG237 when the other engine cut on return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Sep

BAILEY, THOMAS LEON FORD  (406283) RAAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8514 of No 104 Sqn, which crashed on a single engined approach to LG237 when the other engine cut on return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Sep

FLINT, JOHN WILLIAM  (936661) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8514 of No 104 Sqn, which crashed on a single engined approach to LG237 when the other engine cut on return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Sep

BOWLES, JESSIE JACK  (1379769) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8514 of No 104 Sqn, which crashed on a single engined approach to LG237 when the other engine cut on return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Sep

SILLIS, ROBERT  (R/76683) RCAF - age 20

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8514 of No 104 Sqn, which crashed on a single engined approach to LG237 when the other engine cut on return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Sep

BILLINGHAM, TOM HAROLD  (1204258) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF848 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

30-Sep

MACLEAN, ALLAN  (403815) RAAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF848 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

30-Sep

MATHESON, GORDON JAMES  (411037) RAAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF848 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

30-Sep

CONIBEAR, SYDNEY ARTHUR  (568019) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF848 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

30-Sep

WOOD, PHILIP HENRY  (1237468) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF848 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

30-Sep

LABARGE, LEO JOHN  (R/54491) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF848 of No 148 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma.

30-Sep

WELLS, STUART DANIEL  (41969) RNZAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I BF328 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

30-Sep

ELLIOTT, MAX HILTON  (411720) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I BF328 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

SOUTER, EDWARD GEORGE  (908898) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I BF328 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

FLINT, ROBERT BERNARD LOVETT  (1319300) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I BF328 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

PHILLIPS, ERIC HAROLD CECIL  (1335312) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I BF328 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

McHUGH, GERALD FINNBARR  (R/54884) RCAF - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I BF328 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

TIGHE, LAWRENCE JOSEPH  (R/61115) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I BF328 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

GLOVER, ALAN DAWSON  (403600) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG723 of No 203 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst on an anti-shipping mission near Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Sep

TAHIWI, KINGI TE AHO AHO GILLING  (411951) RNZAF - age 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG723 of No 203 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst on an anti-shipping mission near Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Sep

WHALES, NORMAN STANLEY  (1182491) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG723 of No 203 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst on an anti-shipping mission near Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Sep

DOWSETT, GEOFFREY EDWARD  (1380161) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG723 of No 203 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst on an anti-shipping mission near Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Sep

WISEMAN, JAMES ARTHUR  (571872) RAF - age Unknown

Cpl

He was serving with No 208 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

30-Sep

LINDSAY, GORDON ALEXANDER  (519338) RAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, T9050 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at night on a flat calm sea following a suspected engine problem.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Sep

CARLSON, KENNETH CHARLES  (400113) RAAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, T9050 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at night on a flat calm sea following a suspected engine problem.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

30-Sep

ADAM, JAMES  (1325680) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland I, T9050 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at night on a flat calm sea following a suspected engine problem.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

30-Sep

STILIN, ALBERT  (R/90771) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane X, AG217 of No 257 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Broad Clyst in Devon.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

30-Sep

HOWARTH, EDWARD PAUL  (J/9437) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2747 of No 14 OTU, which flew into the ground whilst flying in cloud near Oakham.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

30-Sep

BACKS, WILLIAM HENRY  (R/92595) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2747 of No 14 OTU, which flew into the ground whilst flying in cloud near Oakham.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

30-Sep

ELLWOOD, WILLIAM HERBERT  (1263610) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2747 of No 14 OTU, which flew into the ground whilst flying in cloud near Oakham.  He is buried in Harrow (Harrow Weald) Cemetery.

30-Sep

ROBERTS, EDWARD MERVYN  (1316619) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, X7112 of No 21 SFTS, which collided with Oxford BM784 of the same unit during a local flying exercise.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

30-Sep

THOMAS, DAVID MEURIG  (1316660) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, X7112 of No 21 SFTS, which collided with Oxford BM784 of the same unit during a local flying exercise.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

30-Sep

LEWIS, JAMES RHYS  (1148261) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, BM784 of No 21 SFTS, which collided with Oxford X7112 of the same unit during a local flying exercise.  Sgt R P Bowden RAAF also killed.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

30-Sep

ROBERTS, LEONARD WILLIAM  (1002346) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3751 of No 23 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

BRACEY, MAURICE JOHN  (R/102019) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3751 of No 23 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

SANDHAM, RICHARD  (R/102803) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3751 of No 23 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

WOODRUFF, RICHARD JOHN  (R/106876) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3751 of No 23 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

SCOTT, WALTER EDWARD  (R/82221) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3751 of No 23 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Sep

HERBERT, ALFRED JAMES  (1273066) RAF - 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.

30-Sep

GRAVES, PETER JOHN (CHUMMIE)  (47721) RAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, V1026 of No 29 EFTS, which flew into the ground at Purton in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Clyppe Pypard (St Peter) Churchyard.

30-Sep

WALL, RAYMOND THOMAS  (1421352) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AP469 of No 3 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground at night near Cirencester.  He is buried in Newport (St Woolos) Cemetery.

30-Sep

BLISSETT, HAROLD EDGAR  (1137646) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1/2

He was serving with No 303 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

30-Sep

SERVANTE, STEWART MICHAEL  (1338860) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3679 of No 47 Air School, which crashed at Lehman's Drift after control was lost on a blind flying exercise.  He is buried in Queenstown Cemetery, Eastern Cape.

30-Sep

SUTHERLAND, JOHN  (1393023) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3679 of No 47 Air School, which crashed at Lehman's Drift after control was lost on a blind flying exercise.  He is buried in Queenstown Cemetery, Eastern Cape.

30-Sep

NEILD, JOSEPH AUBURN  (1512082) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in PT-17A, 41-8346 of No 6 BFTS which collided with another aircraft at Ponca City, Oklahoma.  He is buried in Ponca City (Independent Order of Foresters) Cemetery.

30-Sep

WHITE, FREDERIC CHARLES  (1215030) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

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

30-Sep

FRASER, KENNETH DESMOND HEATH  (778923) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard I, P7131 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed near Bromley, Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

30-Sep

HOLL, HARRY  (937711) RAFVR - age 37

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 Birmingham 4 Qtr.  He is buried in Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery.

30-Sep

HEALD, FRANK  (1539516) RAFVR - age 39

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 Sheffield 4 Qtr.  He is buried in Sheffield (Abbey Lane) Cemetery.

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