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Casualties - 3 - 4 September 1942


03-Sep

MONCKTON, FRANCIS EDWARD  (403197) RAAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8529 PH-U of No 12 Sqn, which came down in France during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Marissel French National Cemetery.

03-Sep

LOGAN, JOHN INNES MONTGOMERY  (778687) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8529 PH-U of No 12 Sqn, which came down in France during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Marissel French National Cemetery.

03-Sep

QUINN, GEORGE HANDY  (112292) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7611 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Hesdin in France during a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Gennes-Ivergny Churchyard.

03-Sep

BEBBINGTON, RICHARD JOHN  (655832) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7611 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Hesdin in France during a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Gennes-Ivergny Churchyard.

03-Sep

OVEREND, WILLIAM ERNEST  (947971) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7611 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Hesdin in France during a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Gennes-Ivergny Churchyard.

03-Sep

CREED, WILLIAM HENRY  (990868) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7611 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Hesdin in France during a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Gennes-Ivergny Churchyard.

03-Sep

COOP, SAMUEL  (1066273) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7611 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Hesdin in France during a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Gennes-Ivergny Churchyard.

03-Sep

TURLEY, RAYMOND  (1261183) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7611 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Hesdin in France during a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Gennes-Ivergny Churchyard.

03-Sep

PALMER, EDWARD MCGEE  (C/15803) RCAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7611 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Hesdin in France during a raid on Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Gennes-Ivergny Churchyard.

03-Sep

WINTER-TAYLOR, FRANCIS PHILIP  (103499) RAFVR - age 21

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9875 of No 39 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Maryut.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

03-Sep

JOHNS, GEORGE EDWARD  (120230) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9875 of No 39 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Maryut.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

03-Sep

DAVIES, WYNFORD  (1021093) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9875 of No 39 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Maryut.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

03-Sep

ROGERS, ARCHIBALD  (1198660) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9875 of No 39 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Maryut.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

03-Sep

NICHOLSON, GRAHAM JOHN  (116088) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9938 'T' of No 40 Sqn, which was blown up on landing after an attack on targets in the Alam Halfa area when two hung up bombs fell off.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

03-Sep

EVANS, RHYS JAMES  (405398) RAAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9938 'T' of No 40 Sqn, which was blown up on landing after an attack on targets in the Alam Halfa area when two hung up bombs fell off.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

03-Sep

WALKER, ROLFE DEVONPORT  (405433) RAAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9938 'T' of No 40 Sqn, which was blown up on landing after an attack on targets in the Alam Halfa area when two hung up bombs fell off.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

03-Sep

DUNCANSON, ALAN RENDAL  (411009) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9938 'T' of No 40 Sqn, which was blown up on landing after an attack on targets in the Alam Halfa area when two hung up bombs fell off.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

03-Sep

LEWIS, RONALD GEORGE  (129499) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5763 of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

03-Sep

REYNOLDS, ROBERT GEORGE  (402979) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5763 of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

03-Sep

COLLINS, WILLIAM STEWART  (591325) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5763 of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

03-Sep

FORSYTH, DOUGLAS SINCLAIR  (39077) RAF - age 28

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4136 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Sep

FOSTER, ALEC LEONARD  (113415) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4136 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Sep

TAYLOR, RAYMOND CHARLES  (116635) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4136 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Sep

PEEL, HERBERT ORLANDO  (116952) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4136 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Sep

UNDERWOOD, CHARLES FREDERICK WALTER  (131880) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4136 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Sep

JEFFRIES, THOMAS AMWYL  (1109614) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4136 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Sep

WRIGHT, JOSEPH  (1325527) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4136 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Sep

MACQUEEN, NOEL REES  (121320) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3312 of No 65 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Deal following an engine failure; he baled out but was too low and was killed.  He is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent.

03-Sep

ANDERSON, WILLIAM  (650736) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3794 of No 75 Sqn, which is presumed to have been lost over the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

03-Sep

GOLDIE, HARRY EDWARD  (1187044) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3794 of No 75 Sqn, which is presumed to have been lost over the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Sep

HUNTING, ERIC RICHMOND  (1291752) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3794 of No 75 Sqn, which is presumed to have been lost over the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Sep

McARTER, GLENVILLE  (R/87459) RCAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3794 of No 75 Sqn, which is presumed to have been lost over the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Sep

BEYER, EDWIN HARRY  (657044) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3795 of No 75 Sqn, which is presumed to have been lost over the North Sea on a raid to Emden.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Sep

DEANS, ROBERT JAMES  (1306056) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3313 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the France coast during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer.

03-Sep

LAING, DONALD  (44412) RAF - age 34

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3313 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the France coast during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Sep

RONALDSON, SIDNEY BRYAN  (638340) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3313 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the France coast during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Sep

CLARKE, LESLIE ROLAND  (1166504) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3313 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the France coast during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Sep

FISH, FREDERICK STEPHEN  (1383196) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3313 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the France coast during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Sep

ROGERS, FRANCIS  (49589) RAF - age 29

Plt Off

He was serving with No 218 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Newry Old Chapel Roman Catholic Cemetery.

03-Sep

BERNIER, JOSEPH STANISLAS EMILE M.  (J/15774) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk II, FL226 of No 260 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during an escort mission.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

03-Sep

PELLETTIER, JEAN GERARD  (53763) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N1804 of No 281 Sqn, which failed to return from an air-to-air firing exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Sep

SOWINSKI Stanislaw Jozef (P.0151) PAF - age 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N1804  of No 281 Sqn, which failed to return from an air-to-air firing exercise.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

03-Sep

PAVLAT, JOSEF  (787774) RAFVR - age 27

LAC

He was serving with No 312 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ford Park Cemetery (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery) (Pennycomequick).

03-Sep

MITCHELL, KENETH EDERIC MICHAEL  (130145) RAFVR - age 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT487 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

03-Sep

CUTTING, EDWARD JOHN  (846953) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT487 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

03-Sep

COULES, EDWIN CHARLES ALFRED  (1331982) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT487 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

03-Sep

HILLIER, LAWRENCE DAVID  (J/6380) RCAF - age 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT487 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

03-Sep

EWING, ARTHUR COLIN  (R/64755) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT487 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

03-Sep

MUIR, ALEXANDER DOUGLAS  (R/89025) RCAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT487 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

03-Sep

McGRATH, BERNARD ARTHUR  (R/89516) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT487 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

03-Sep

ROBERTS, GEORGE WILLIAM  (R/98501) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT487 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery.

03-Sep

WALSH, ARCHIBALD PHILIP  (43421) RAFVR - age 30

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3711 VR-R of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Warnant Communal Cemetery.

03-Sep

FREESTONE, JOHN HANDEL  (J/15424) RCAF - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3711 VR-R of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Warnant Communal Cemetery.

03-Sep

HART, CHARLES  (J/15720) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3711 VR-R of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Warnant Communal Cemetery.

03-Sep

THOMPSON, HARRY WILLIAM  (J/7223) RCAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3711 VR-R of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Warnant Communal Cemetery.

03-Sep

CASSIDY, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (R/74701) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3711 VR-R of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Warnant Communal Cemetery.

03-Sep

HULME, FRANK  (1227388) RAFVR - age 30

AC1

He was serving with No 11 (P) AFU and died from a Pulmonary abscess at the RAF hospital, Cosford, to which he had been admitted on 2 Aug 1942.  He is buried in Shipley (Nab Wood) Cemetery.

03-Sep

McLARNON, PAUL  (999862) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV718 OP-H of No 11 OTU, which crashed into high ground near Pateley Bridge having strayed off track during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Belfast (Milltown) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

03-Sep

SPENCER, HOWARD WILLIAM  (1200412) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV718 OP-H of No 11 OTU, which crashed into high ground near Pateley Bridge having strayed off track during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Chilcomb (St Andrew) Churchyard Extension.

03-Sep

ALLINSON, WILLIE  (1145494) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV718 OP-H of No 11 OTU, which crashed into high ground near Pateley Bridge having strayed off track during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Hoyland Nether Cemetery.

03-Sep

RIDGWAY, GEORGE FRANCIS  (414680) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV718 OP-H of No 11 OTU, which crashed into high ground near Pateley Bridge having strayed off track during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Windhill Methodist Cemetery.

03-Sep

DUFFUS, JACK DUNCAN  (525589) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1163 GV-U of No 1652 HCU, which crashed at Marston Moor whilst attempting a 'go-round' following an engine failure.  He is buried in Chevington Cemetery.

03-Sep

GASKEN, ROBERT  (807051) AuxAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1163 GV-U of No 1652 HCU, which crashed at Marston Moor whilst attempting a 'go-round' following an engine failure.  He is buried in Gateshead East Cemetery.

03-Sep

WRAIGHT, ROBERT GEORGE  (1387626) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1163 GV-U of No 1652 HCU, which crashed at Marston Moor whilst attempting a 'go-round' following an engine failure.  He is buried in Islington Cemetery and Crematorium.

03-Sep

FROST, JOHN DAVIDSON  (1347905) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6760 ZV-S of No 19 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on take off from Forres following an engine failure.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery.

03-Sep

ROBINSON, THOMAS VAUGHAN  (1065232) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6760 ZV-S of No 19 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on take off from Forres following an engine failure.  He is buried in Birkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Cemetery.

03-Sep

ROOKE, AUBREY FRANCIS  (1130712) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6760 ZV-S of No 19 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on take off from Forres following an engine failure.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground.

03-Sep

POLLOCK, ROBERT JOSEPH  (R/107334) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6760 ZV-S of No 19 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on take off from Forres following an engine failure.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground.

03-Sep

ALTER, LESLIE ISRAEL  (126504) RAFVR - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6760 ZV-S of No 19 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on take off from Forres following an engine failure.  He is buried in Willesden Jewish Cemetery.

03-Sep

KEDDIE, JOHN  (122958) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, N6438 of No 2 FIS, which flew into high ground at Meluncart, Glen Dye in Kincardineshire.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery.

03-Sep

PETTITT, FREDERICK  (1183716) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9606 of No 21 OTU, which crashed near Edgehill airfield after hitting trees whilst preparing to land.  He is buried in Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery.

03-Sep

CASSIDY, JOSEPH CHARLES  (1485760) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was serving with No 258 AMES at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery.

03-Sep

COURT, FRED IVOR  (554007) RAF - age 19

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died in Hurstwood Park Hospital, after an illness of nearly three months.  He is buried in Haywards Heath (Western Road) Cemetery.

03-Sep

FOSTER, HERBERT JAMES  (1230043) RAFVR - age 22

AC2

He was serving at No 34 MU, RAF Monkmoor at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Shrewsbury.  He is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery.

03-Sep

TOWN, ALICE MARY  (2027646) WAAF - age 31

LACW

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 Bromley.  She was cremated at South London Crematorium, Mitcham.

03-Sep

BAGSHAW, RITA  (438852) WAAF - age Unknown

ACW1

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 Southport.  She is buried in Southport (Birkdale) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

04-Sep

WILLIAMS, ALBERT SOFFI  (404834) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7845 of No 8 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort sortie over the Red Sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

04-Sep

McDOWALL, ROBERT GRAHAM  (405060) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7845 of No 8 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort sortie over the Red Sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

04-Sep

GREEN, GARNHAM FREDERICK  (406299) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7845 of No 8 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort sortie over the Red Sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

04-Sep

GARDENER, ALEXANDER  (1548058) RAFVR - age 40

AC1

He was serving with No 21 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery.

04-Sep

GILL, JOHN TREVOR VIVIAN  (403362) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3396 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

04-Sep

GRANT, HORACE LLEWELLYN  (405254) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3396 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

04-Sep

NEWMAN, RICHARD ALFRED WILLIAM  (405309) RNZAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3396 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

04-Sep

RENTON, RUPERT ERNEST  (412352) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3396 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

04-Sep

LAW, JAMES  (1101018) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3396 of No 75 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Emden.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

04-Sep

BROOK, ROBERT  (401587) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5496 OF-U of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

04-Sep

DEAN, GEORGE HENRY PETER  (551023) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5496 OF-U of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

04-Sep

COOPER, JOHN STANLEY  (655307) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5496 OF-U of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

04-Sep

GRAY, WILLIAM FORBES  (1111477) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5496 OF-U of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

04-Sep

GIRVIN, SIDNEY MARTIN  (1113555) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5496 OF-U of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

04-Sep

OXLEY, RICHARD  (1127680) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5496 OF-U of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

04-Sep

WHITEHEAD, TERENCE RAYMOND  (1251376) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5496 OF-U of No 97 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

04-Sep

ROMALLA, WILLIAM HENRY  (1198369) RAFVR - age 26

Cpl

He was serving with No 110 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery.

04-Sep

BOWLER, WILLIAM HENRY  (J/7210) RCAF - age 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE436 of No 144 Sqn, which flew into the side of Tsatsa mountain on the Norwegian/Swedish border whilst flying to Russia.  He is buried in Kviberg Cemetery.

04-Sep

JEWETT, JAMES STEVEN  (R/56296) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE436 of No 144 Sqn, which flew into the side of Tsatsa mountain on the Norwegian/Swedish border whilst flying to Russia.  He is buried in Kviberg Cemetery.

04-Sep

CAMPBELL, JOHN PARKER  (R/69686) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE436 of No 144 Sqn, which flew into the side of Tsatsa mountain on the Norwegian/Swedish border whilst flying to Russia.  He is buried in Kviberg Cemetery.

04-Sep

HOLMES, ROBERT ERNEST  (1039602) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE356 of No 144 Sqn, which crashed into the sea near the Kela Inlet after being attacked by Soviet fighters in error.  He is buried in Severomorsk (Vaenga) Cemetery.

04-Sep

TABOR, WALTER THOMAS  (R/51583) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE356 of No 144 Sqn, which crashed into the sea near the Kela Inlet after being attacked by Soviet fighters in error.  He is buried in Severomorsk (Vaenga) Cemetery.

04-Sep

OTTER, ROY STANLEY  (950301) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT138 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down over Finland by Bf 109s during a transit flight to Russia.  He is buried in Archangel Allied Cemetery.

04-Sep

KIRKBY, GEORGE DESMOND  (1181778) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT138 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down over Finland by Bf 109s during a transit flight to Russia.  He is buried in Archangel Allied Cemetery.

04-Sep

MALLINSON, LESLIE HARRY  (1476073) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT138 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down over Finland by Bf 109s during a transit flight to Russia.  He is buried in Archangel Allied Cemetery.

04-Sep

DOWNE, ALWYN RAYMOND  (406326) RAAF - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV893 of No 148 Sqn, which flew into high ground near LG224 in poor visibility on return from a sortie over the battle area.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

04-Sep

PERRY, JOHN WILLIAM  (655801) RAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, X7957 of No 255 Sqn, which crashed on Honiley airfield whilst carrying out a single engined flying practice.  He is buried in Carlton Cemetery.

04-Sep

CALLAHAN, JOHN  (400694) RAAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD543 of No 296 Sqn, which crashed and caught fire on landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Christchurch Cemetery.

04-Sep

MAYES, RICHARD JOHN  (1377330) RAFVR - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD543 of No 296 Sqn, which crashed and caught fire on landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Christchurch Cemetery.

04-Sep

LAVERY, KENNETH GRAHAM  (J/15318) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD543 of No 296 Sqn, which crashed and caught fire on landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Christchurch Cemetery.

04-Sep

STEPHENS, WILLIAM RICHARD  (122317) RAFVR - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD543 of No 296 Sqn, which crashed and caught fire on landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

04-Sep

DOUGHERTY, ALFRED  (571189) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD543 of No 296 Sqn, which crashed and caught fire on landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Llansantffraid Glan Conway (St Ffraid) Churchyard Extension.

04-Sep

BURGESS, NEVILLE EDWARD  (1274974) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was serving with No 467 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

04-Sep

STORRIER, WILLIAM GRANT  (120615) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD647 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on delivery flight between Gibraltar and Bathurst.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Sep

FOXLEE, WILLIAM ROYSON  (120920) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD647 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on delivery flight between Gibraltar and Bathurst.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Sep

WATKINS, FRANK EDWARD  (656123) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD647 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on delivery flight between Gibraltar and Bathurst.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Sep

BARR, EDWARD  (962774) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD647 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on delivery flight between Gibraltar and Bathurst.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Sep

PALMER, BENJAMIN  (1216740) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD647 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on delivery flight between Gibraltar and Bathurst.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Sep

REES, LESLIE GEORGE  (1375819) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD647 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on delivery flight between Gibraltar and Bathurst.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Sep

FRITH, GEOFFREY  (1433226) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was serving in the 13 SFTS at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemetery.

04-Sep

BROVENDER, JACK LIONEL  (R/90611) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV600 'L3' of No 25 OTU, which crashed in Borrowdale during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Blackpool Cemetery.

04-Sep

BURNETT, HENRY BROWN  (652923) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV600 'L3' of No 25 OTU, which crashed in Borrowdale during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Culter Parish Churchyard.

04-Sep

DERBYSHIRE, GEORGE EDWARD  (R/102185) RCAF - age 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV600 'L3' of No 25 OTU, which crashed in Borrowdale during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low.

04-Sep

SAGE, WILLIAM BRUCE  (R/105629) RCAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV600 'L3' of No 25 OTU, which crashed in Borrowdale during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low.

04-Sep

ANDERSON, JAMES  (R/92541) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV600 'L3' of No 25 OTU, which crashed in Borrowdale during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low.

04-Sep

GREEN, DENNIS ARTHUR  (778629) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3940 'N Bar' of No 25 OTU, which crashed near Tadcaster after an engine caught fire during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Kirkby Wharfe (St John the Baptist) Churchyard Extension.

04-Sep

MEERS, FRANK EDWARD  (R/82503) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3940 'N Bar' of No 25 OTU, which crashed near Tadcaster after an engine caught fire during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Kirkby Wharfe (St John the Baptist) Churchyard Extension.

04-Sep

STUDHOLME, ERNEST STANLEY  (778600) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IV, AE627 of No 6 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground at night near Thornaby.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.

04-Sep

SHAVER, HOWARD BRUCE  (R/74041) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IV, AE627 of No 6 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground at night near Thornaby.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

04-Sep

WRIGHT, FRANK HARRIS  (R/87954) RCAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IV, AE627 of No 6 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground at night near Thornaby.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

04-Sep

MONTGOMERY, JOHN ALAN  (R/90455) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IV, AE627 of No 6 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground at night near Thornaby.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

04-Sep

JINDO MARKUS  (516) Iraq Levies - age Unknown

Pvt

He was a member of the Iraq Levies but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial.

04-Sep

ABDULLA MUSTAFA  (6326) Iraq Levies - age Unknown

L Cpl

He was a member of the Iraq Levies but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial.

04-Sep

MUHAMMAD ARIFIN BIN BUDIN  (785667) RAF - age Unknown

AC2

He was a locally recruited member of the RAF and probably died in Japanese captivity.  He is commemorated on the Singapore (Unmaintanable Graves) Memorial.

04-Sep

HUSSEY, MARJORIE ROSETTA  (5060) WAAF - age 30

SO

She was serving in the UK and was killed along with her husband, LAC John Hussey in an enemy air attack on Paignton.  She is buried in Torquay Cemetery and Extension.

04-Sep

HUSSEY, JOHN FITZROY  (1804223) RAFVR - age 29

LAC

He was serving in the UK and was killed along with his wife, SO Majorie Hussey in an enemy air attack on Paignton.  He is buried in Torquay Cemetery and Extension.

04-Sep

HOLDER, DERRICK FRANK  (1435387) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving in the RAF Regiment and was killed in shooting accident during an exercise.  His death was registered in Andover.  He is buried in Reading Cemetery.

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