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Casualties - 7 - 9 September 1942


07-Sep

BENNITT, NEVILLE ARTHUR  (100634) RAFVR - age 31

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7629 MG-Z of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Goch in Germany on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

ALDRIDGE, HENRY WILLIAM  (128049) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7629 MG-Z of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Goch in Germany on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

JOHN, GORDON LEWIS  (400505) RAAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7629 MG-Z of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Goch in Germany on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

SMITH, JACK MENZIES  (403040) RNZAF - age 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7629 MG-Z of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Goch in Germany on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

SAWYER, RONALD  (563012) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7629 MG-Z of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Goch in Germany on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

DUPREEZ, CORNELIOUS JOHANNES  (777663) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7629 MG-Z of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Goch in Germany on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

SPALDING, NOEL  (1264305) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7629 MG-Z of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Goch in Germany on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

MORGAN, DENYS WILLIAM EVAN  (115393) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7767 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

HENRY, AMBROSE JAMES  (401819) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7767 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

RICE, JOHN  (549992) RAF - age 22

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7767 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

BILLINGS, LAWRENCE ERIC  (656623) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7767 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

MILNE, ANGUS MCDONALD  (998200) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7767 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

MORRIS, ARTHUR  (1108551) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7767 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

LOVEDAY, HAROLD JAMES  (1316650) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7767 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

AINSLIE, ROBIN ALEXANDER  (118891) RAFVR - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8517 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

ELBY, WILLIAM GEORGE  (118893) RAFVR - age 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8517 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

MILLIS, ALLAN SQUIRES  (401709) RAAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8517 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

WHEATCROFT, MONTAGUE ERNEST  (1162294) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8517 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

DUNLOP, JAMES MATHER  (R/102045) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8517 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

LITTLEJOHN, GORDON BREFNY  (401070) RAAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ691 PH-T of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Sep

MARSDEN, STANLEY  (401575) RAAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ691 PH-T of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Sep

MARSHALL, GEORGE LEONARD  (1018213) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ691 PH-T of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Sep

WILSON, FRED HALL  (1378728) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ691 PH-T of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Sep

CARRUTHERS, FORD ROSS  (R/96134) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ691 PH-T of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Sep

HOWLETT, STANLEY  (119296) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ777 of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie off the French coast.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery.

07-Sep

HEWITT, PHILIP VALTERS  (119746) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ777 of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie off the French coast.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery.

07-Sep

BARKER, JOHN NORMAN  (406341) RAAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ777 of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie off the French coast.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery.

07-Sep

McALWANE, WILLIAM HENRY  (654274) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ777 of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie off the French coast.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery.

07-Sep

COYNE, JOSEPH  (1057448) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ777 of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie off the French coast.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery.

07-Sep

BREWSTER, GEOFFREY WILLIAM  (1042351) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV457 'W' of No 37 Sqn, which flew into high ground on return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Sep

CRABB, WILLIAM THOMAS  (R/71397) RCAF - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV457 'W' of No 37 Sqn, which flew into high ground on return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Sep

MACDONALD, RODERICK DANIEL  (405080) RAAF - age 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, ES989 'A' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Sep

McINTYRE, PETER  (946416) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, ES989 'A' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Sep

RAWBONE, GEOFFREY DONALD  (1187264) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, ES989 'A' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Sep

CAMERON, ARCHIBALD BOYD  (R/56347) RCAF - age 22

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, ES989 'A' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Sep

TURNER, SIDNEY ALLAN GEORGE  (R/67875) RCAF - age 21

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, ES989 'A' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Sep

CLEMENTS, ROGER BENTLEY  (R/67894) RCAF - age 25

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, ES989 'A' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Sep

GREGORY-COLEMAN, WILLIAM PATRICK JOSEPH  (405244) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5752 EA-D of No 49 Sqn, which crashed near Martlesham Heath on its return from a raid to Duisburg, having lost two engines through flak damage.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery.

07-Sep

DICKERSON, EDGAR LAWRENCE  (1196204) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BR602 'G' of No 64 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s on a Circus to Rotterdam.  He is buried in Brugge General Cemetery.

07-Sep

COLES, THOMAS EDWARD  (40161) RNZAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ765 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

JARVIS, CLAUDE JOSEPH FREDERICK  (411722) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ765 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

SAUL, NORMAN PRIESTLEY  (411730) RNZAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ765 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

MILLS, GEORGE WILLIAM ALFRED  (411769) RNZAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ765 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

SHARMAN, GEORGE WILLIAM  (412746) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ765 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

07-Sep

ROSE, GEORGE HERBERT  (391713) RNZAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3867 of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Tilburg (Gilzerbaan) General Cemetery.

07-Sep

WILSON, ERIC GLOVER  (403035) RNZAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3867 of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Tilburg (Gilzerbaan) General Cemetery.

07-Sep

GROVES, ALPHEUS LESLIE  (403574) RNZAF - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3867 of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Tilburg (Gilzerbaan) General Cemetery.

07-Sep

PARKES, WILLIAM RONALD  (403822) RNZAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3867 of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Tilburg (Gilzerbaan) General Cemetery.

07-Sep

CRAWFORD, HENRY VARLEY GIBB  (404339) RNZAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3867 of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Tilburg (Gilzerbaan) General Cemetery.

07-Sep

MENZIES, WILLIAM MCDONALD  (116898) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire VC, BR573 'T' of No 92 Sqn, which spun into the ground near LG 174.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Sep

WILLIAMS, ROBERT  (1114018) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ769 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Sep

REAUME, CLARENCE WILLIAM  (J/9777) RCAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ769 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Sep

LAWRENCE, JOHN BUCHANAN  (R/55798) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ769 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Sep

McMENOMY, SYDNEY  (R/78058) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ769 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Sep

LYONS, FREDERICK ERWIN EDGAR  (R/91236) RCAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ769 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Sep

BENSTEAD, CHARLES EDWARD  (1383049) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1219 of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

07-Sep

SCOTT, ROBERT WILLIAM  (630589) RAF - age 24

Cpl

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

07-Sep

CONSTABLE, MELVYN RALPH  (R/72553) RCAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ724 KO-P of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Norwich after a photo flash exploded in the aircraft during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery.

07-Sep

SCOTT, STANLEY WALTER  (R/77223) RCAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ724 KO-P of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Norwich after a photo flash exploded in the aircraft during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery.

07-Sep

COLBRAN, LESTER OWEN  (R/96163) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ724 KO-P of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Norwich after a photo flash exploded in the aircraft during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery.

07-Sep

CROCKETT, RONALD FREDERICK  (79177) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3987 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting top make an emergency landing following an engine fire.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

07-Sep

LUNN, ROBERT JOHN FERNIE  (129213) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3987 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting top make an emergency landing following an engine fire.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

07-Sep

HOWELL, ALAN FREDERICK  (400226) RAAF - age 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3987 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting top make an emergency landing following an engine fire.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

07-Sep

JENKINS, BEDE WILLIAM  (403029) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3987 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting top make an emergency landing following an engine fire.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

07-Sep

ADAMSON, ROBERT DAVID  (404000) RAAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3987 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting top make an emergency landing following an engine fire.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

07-Sep

MILNE, FRANK JAMES  (620012) RAF - age 25

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3987 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting top make an emergency landing following an engine fire.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

07-Sep

BARRON, KENNETH  (629619) RAF - age 22

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3987 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting top make an emergency landing following an engine fire.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

07-Sep

McSHERRY, JOHN  (643791) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, W3987 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting top make an emergency landing following an engine fire.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

07-Sep

BANNERMAN-PILLAI, KENNETH  (105192) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4779 of No 236 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

07-Sep

GROSVENOR, RICHARD JAMES  (1182429) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4779 of No 236 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Sep

McCLAFFERTY, JAMES ALEXANDER HOWARD  (123132) RAFVR - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston I, W8284 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on a night intruder sortie to the Somme area.  He is buried in St Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery.

07-Sep

WILLIAMS, SYDNEY RAYMOND  (1377465) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston I, W8284 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on a night intruder sortie to the Somme area.  He is buried in St Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery.

07-Sep

MILLMAN, ALBERT JOHN RICHARD  (1441090) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston I, W8284 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on a night intruder sortie to the Somme area.  He is buried in St Valery-en-Caux Franco-British Cemetery.

07-Sep

FOXWELL, LESLIE ROBERT CHARLES  (1269041) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BR168 of No 501 Sqn, which collided with EP705 off Exmouth during a convoy patrol.  He is buried in Deptford (Brockley) Cemetery.

07-Sep

HARWOOD, HORACE GREELEY  (J/15402) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP705 of No 501 Sqn, which collided with BR168 off Exmouth during a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Sep

GREEN, LOUIS MARCEL ANDRE  (1131651) RAFVR - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, P9235 of No 1 Air Armament School, which crashed on take-off from Manby.  He is buried in Manby (St Mary) Churchyard.

07-Sep

EVANS, JAMES ILOTT  (119782) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL519 of No 1 GTS, which crashed and burst into flames whilst carrying out a glider pilot training exercise, possibly as the result of the glider getting too high and pulling the tail of the tug.  He is buried in Lichfield (St Chad) Churchyard Extension.

07-Sep

SCAFE, WILLIAM JOHN  (43113) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, AA802 of No 1 PRU, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

07-Sep

WHIFFEN, RICHARD  (1186394) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3473 of No 21 Air School, which crashed at Kimberley after being taken by a mechanic.  He is buried in Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery.

07-Sep

WILSON, THOMAS ROBIN  (576927) RAF - age 19

LAC

A mechanic he was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3473 of No 21 Air School, which he took without authority, crashing on the airfield at Kimberley.  He is buried in Kimberley (West End) Cemetery.

07-Sep

TEMPLE, ALBERT JOHN  (R/100369) RCAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HP865 of No 22 OTU, which crashed near Bicester following a loss of power  on a night cross country flight.  He is buried in Bicester Cemetery.

07-Sep

JACKSON, RONALD ADEY  (R/101378) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HP865 of No 22 OTU, which crashed near Bicester following a loss of power  on a night cross country flight.  He is buried in Bicester Cemetery.

07-Sep

DOWLAND, FREDERICK HENRY  (R/106416) RCAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HP865 of No 22 OTU, which crashed near Bicester following a loss of power  on a night cross country flight.  He is buried in Bicester Cemetery.

07-Sep

ROBB, GEORGE BARCLAY  (R/107812) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HP865 of No 22 OTU, which crashed near Bicester following a loss of power  on a night cross country flight.  He is buried in Bicester Cemetery.

07-Sep

TEMPLETON, PAT NEFF  (R/97834) RCAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HP865 of No 22 OTU, which crashed near Bicester following a loss of power  on a night  cross country flight.  He is buried in Bicester Cemetery.

07-Sep

BAILEY, NOEL GALBRAITH  (413368) RNZAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL838 of No 7 (P) AFU, which collide with DL849 of the same unit near Newton in Cambridgeshire.  He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard.

07-Sep

ANDREW, FREDERICK NORMAN  (R/ 90241) RCAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL838 of No 7 (P) AFU, which collide with DL849 of the same unit near Newton in Cambridgeshire.  He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard.

07-Sep

LETCH, KEITH  (1336613) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL849 of No 7 (P) AFU, which collide with DL838 of the same unit near Newton in Cambridgeshire.  He is buried in Chelmsford (Writtle Road) Cemetery.

07-Sep

KNOTT, DONALD DAVID  (1376245) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL849 of No 7 (P) AFU, which collide with DL838 of the same unit near Newton in Cambridgeshire.  He is buried in Reigate (Redstone) Cemetery.

07-Sep

BROWN, WALLIS ARRMIT  (61622) RAFVR - age 27

Flt Lt

He was serving with AHQ Malta at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

07-Sep

GUTTERIDGE, CLIVE  (1457157) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving at Naval Air Station Pensacola at the time of his death, the circumstances of which, have not yet been ascertained .  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial.

07-Sep

WITNEY, JOHN WILLIAM  (1229577) RAFVR - age Unknown

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Atcham 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 Atcham (St Eata) Churchyard.

07-Sep

JOWETT, FRANK  (638280) RAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 14 OTU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Oakham.  He is buried in Bingley Cemetery.

07-Sep

YOUNG, AMOS  (983124) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was serving with No 14 OTU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Oakham.  He is buried in Coppull Parish Churchyard Extension.

07-Sep

DOOTSON, FREDERICK  (1032921) RAFVR - age 20

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 Ely.  He is buried in Ince-in-Makerfield Cemetery.

07-Sep

SMITH, EDWARD JAMES  (1303702) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

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

07-Sep

WOLSTENCROFT, WILLIAM  (1511300) RAFVR - age 32

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 Wirral.  He is buried in Oldham (Hollinwood) Cemetery.

07-Sep

JEREMIAH, ALBERT  (1415942) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving in the UK and was killed when he was knocked down by a trolley bus in High Road, Leytonstone.  He is buried in Pontardawe (St Peter) Churchyard.

08-Sep

GILL, KENNETH  (655283) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2205 of No 25 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Hornsea during an interception.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Sep

CATLIN, REGINALD WILLIAM  (658178) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2205 of No 25 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Hornsea during an interception.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Sep

EDWARDS, JEMUEL RICHARD  (1286856) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed on alighting from Whitley, BD436 of No 296 Sqn, when he accidentally walked into the propeller.  He is buried in Aberysteyth Cemetery.

08-Sep

MURRAY, JOHN TAYLOR  (536790) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1228 MP-A of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near York 20 minutes after take-off for a raid on Frankfurt, probably due to the ignition of a photo flash.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard.

08-Sep

RUNDLE, CECIL RICHARD  (778696) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1228 MP-A of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near York 20 minutes after take-off for a raid on Frankfurt, probably due to the ignition of a photo flash.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard.

08-Sep

NICHOLSON, JOHN ERIC  (1023368) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1228 MP-A of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near York 20 minutes after take-off for a raid on Frankfurt, probably due to the ignition of a photo flash.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard.

08-Sep

HARVEY, LAURENCE GEORGE  (1256530) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1228 MP-A of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near York 20 minutes after take-off for a raid on Frankfurt, probably due to the ignition of a photo flash.  He is buried in Eastbrookend (Dagenham) Cemetery.

08-Sep

ROBSON, ARNOLD  (123276) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1228 MP-A of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near York 20 minutes after take-off for a raid on Frankfurt, probably due to the ignition of a photo flash.  He is buried in Howden-le-Wear (St Mary) Churchyard.

08-Sep

STEVENS, RONALD LEONARD  (1182379) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1228 MP-A of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near York 20 minutes after take-off for a raid on Frankfurt, probably due to the ignition of a photo flash.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery.

08-Sep

THOMPSON, ALFRED NORMAN  (902444) RAFVR - age 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1228 MP-A of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near York 20 minutes after take-off for a raid on Frankfurt, probably due to the ignition of a photo flash.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery.

08-Sep

TIPPETTS-AYLMER, PHILIP HAMPDEN  (41333) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7782 EY-C of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

08-Sep

GIBBS, EDGAR WILLIAM THOMAS  (118662) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7782 EY-C of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

08-Sep

YEATES, GEORGE REGINALD  (R/118035) RCAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7782 EY-C of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

08-Sep

ANSCOMB, JAMES ALBERT GEORGE  (134011) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8374 'Z' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down in flames on a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

08-Sep

MAXFIELD, CLAUDE SIMPSON  (936753) RAFVR - age 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8374 'Z' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down in flames on a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

08-Sep

ROWLEY, JOHN ARTHUR  (1188032) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8374 'Z' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down in flames on a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

08-Sep

WILLIAMS, JAMES  (1310056) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8374 'Z' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down in flames on a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

08-Sep

BERRY, STANLEY JOSEPH  (1380886) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8374 'Z' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down in flames on a raid to Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

08-Sep

WOOD, FRANK  (1384301) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8374 'Z' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down in flames on a raid to Tobruk.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

08-Sep

LANCELEY, CHARLES HENRY  (R/86614) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ724 KO-P of No 115 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed near Norwich after a photo flash exploded in the aircraft during a raid to Duisburg on 6/7 Sep 1942.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery.

08-Sep

WYLLIE, JOHN ROBERTSON  (41093) RAFO - age 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IIA, VA713 'L' of No 209 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Pamanzi in the Comoro Islands on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

08-Sep

SHEPHERD, HORACE  (553812) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IIA, VA713 'L' of No 209 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Pamanzi in the Comoro Islands on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

08-Sep

LAMOND, ROBERT NIVEN  (998733) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IIA, VA713 'L' of No 209 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Pamanzi in the Comoro Islands on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

08-Sep

ABBERLEY, DOUGLAS  (1278155) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IIA, VA713 'L' of No 209 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Pamanzi in the Comoro Islands on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

08-Sep

HENDERSON, FRANCIS WILBERT  (J/7770) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IIA, VA713 'L' of No 209 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Pamanzi in the Comoro Islands on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

08-Sep

RICH, KENNETH JOHN  (89595) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IIA, VA713 'L' of No 209 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Pamanzi in the Comoro Islands on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Diego Suarez War Cemetery.

08-Sep

HALL, ERIC LINDON  (126968) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IIA, VA713 'L' of No 209 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Pamanzi in the Comoro Islands on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Diego Suarez War Cemetery.

08-Sep

BROOMFIELD, DENNISON PIERCE  (570858) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IIA, VA713 'L' of No 209 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Pamanzi in the Comoro Islands on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Diego Suarez War Cemetery.

08-Sep

WHITE, ALFRED STEPHEN  (960697) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IIA, VA713 'L' of No 209 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Pamanzi in the Comoro Islands on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Diego Suarez War Cemetery.

08-Sep

DAVIES, LESLIE STUART  (1310143) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IIA, VA713 'L' of No 209 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Pamanzi in the Comoro Islands on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Diego Suarez War Cemetery.

08-Sep

LOTHIAN, LOUIS  (901794) RAFVR - age 26

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5220 of No 235 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Sep

GRAHAM, WILLIAM  (969503) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5220 of No 235 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Sep

FARRER, HENRY THOMAS  (400973) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V8987 of No 279 Sqn, which flew into high ground near St Eval.  He is buried in St Columb Major Cemetery.

08-Sep

HOLLOMAN, JOHN JAMES  (403741) RAAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V8987 of No 279 Sqn, which flew into high ground near St Eval.  He is buried in St Columb Major Cemetery.

08-Sep

WATERS, LESLIE WALTER  (403828) RAAF - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V8987 of No 279 Sqn, which flew into high ground near St Eval.  He is buried in St Columb Major Cemetery.

08-Sep

GRANGER, JOHN DOW  (R/92186) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V8987 of No 279 Sqn, which flew into high ground near St Eval.  He is buried in St Columb Major Cemetery.

08-Sep

URBANSKI Jerzy Stefan (P.1807) PAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AA856 of No 302 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s on a Ramrod to Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

08-Sep

WILSON, BRIAN HOWARD HELPS  (978875) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM909 of No 500 Sqn, which failed to return from operations.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Sep

FARRELL, IVOR  (1169028) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 521 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

08-Sep

VINCE, LEONARD DANIEL  (1251668) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was serving with No 521 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

08-Sep

HALL, JAMES HERBERT  (970800) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV830 of No 16 OTU, which crashed into a tree during a forced landing at night following an engine fire.  He is buried in Oswestry General Cemetery.

08-Sep

JEDNAKI Stanislaw (P.793700) PAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter II, T3445 of No 30 MU, which spun into the ground near Shawbury during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Shawbury (St Mary the Virgin) Churchyard.

08-Sep

DAVIES, DALIS GEORGE  (48776) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, 4294 of No 33 EFTS, which dived into the ground during aerobatics near Caron, Saskatchewan.  He is buried in Caron Municipal Cemetery.

08-Sep

SHERWOOD, HARRY  (1246518) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4174 of No 53 OTU, which spun into the ground near Llantrisant in Glamorganshire.  He is buried in Birmingham (Quinton) Cemetery, Warley.

08-Sep

BURGON, JAMES CUTHBERT  (1478912) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4601 of No 53 OTU, which crashed near Llangattock after hitting trees whilst low flying.  He is buried in Heslington (St Paul) Churchyard.

08-Sep

LISTER, STANLEY PAUL  (657692) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7963 of No 61 OTU, which crashed on take-off from Rednal in Shropshire.  He is buried in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery.

08-Sep

CRAIG, ALAN JAMES  (415062) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL841 of No 7 (P) AFU, which  dived into the ground whilst carrying out solo circuits at Sibson.  He is buried in Peterborough (Eastfield) Cemetery.

08-Sep

WILKINSON, FREDERICK THOMAS  (1165141) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving in Durban at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery.

08-Sep

STAWICKI Henryk (P.784282) PAF - age 41

Sgt

He was serving with the E' Zostal and he died in Glasgow Hospital.  He is buried in Bearhead Cemetery.

08-Sep

TRUMBLE, FRANCIS JOHN  (82794) RAFVR - age 58

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Southend.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (North Road) Cemetery.

08-Sep

MORGAN, JAMES LLEWELLYN  (1412312) RAFVR - age 20

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 Newton .  He is buried in Swansea (Morriston) Cemetery.

09-Sep

THOMSON, HERBERT JAMES  (401470) RAAF - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8644 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Mainz during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

09-Sep

McCAULEY, RONALD GERARD  (405452) RAAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8644 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Mainz during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

09-Sep

MOSELEY, CHARLES HENRY DOYLE  (406574) RAAF - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8644 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Mainz during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

09-Sep

FLAVELL, HOWARD  (951190) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8644 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Mainz during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

09-Sep

BUDD, WILLIAM CHARLES  (1262254) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8644 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Mainz during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

09-Sep

CHALLICOMBE, HENRY GEORGE (PEM)  (1261893) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD683 'O' of No 23 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to Soesterberg.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

09-Sep

STEIN, IAN NORMAN  (67104) RAFVR - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD683 'O' of No 23 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to Soesterberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Sep

COOK, ARTHUR MALCOLM FREDERICK  (1067230) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD684 'U' of No 23 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie over Holland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Sep

WRIGHT, GORDON ROBINSON  (R/93090) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD684 'U' of No 23 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie over Holland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Sep

BUCHANAN, NEIL ALEXANDER  (78719) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD689 'S' of No 23 Sqn, which died from exposure after ditching in the North Sea whilst returning from a night intruder sortie to Eindhoven.  He is buried in Charing (Kent County) Crematorium.

09-Sep

MOCKRIDGE, GEORGE ALBERT  (45431) RAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5425 'Y' of No 60 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike in Akyab harbour.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

09-Sep

HALL, GARRICK RIDLEY  (401034) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5425 'Y' of No 60 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike in Akyab harbour.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

09-Sep

BROWN, DONALD HORACE  (745217) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5425 'Y' of No 60 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike in Akyab harbour.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

09-Sep

MAUGHAN, GEORGE OLIVER DFM (50662) RAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson AE523 'T' of No 62 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during a raid on Akyab harbour.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

09-Sep

McNEIL, NEIL  (1108880) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson AE523 'T' of No 62 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during a raid on Akyab harbour.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

09-Sep

MARGOLIS, ALBERT ABRAHAM  (R/60404) RCAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson AE523 'T' of No 62 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during a raid on Akyab harbour.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

09-Sep

KENWORTHY, JOHN CALEB  (118888) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9209  'G' of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Sep

HAWKES, JOSEPH WALTER  (128405) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9209  'G' of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Sep

FERGUSON, JAMES  (986430) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9209  'G' of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Sep

HILTON, WILLIAM JAMES  (1101060) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9209  'G' of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Sep

JOHNSON, PETER  (1102629) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9209  'G' of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Sep

SMITH, RAYMOND FRANK  (R/4349) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9209  'G' of No 77 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Sep

DEWHURST, WILLIAM (BILLY)  (759000) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

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

09-Sep

PHILLIPS, JOHN GOODSON  (655774) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7677 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was abandoned when engine problems were experienced as result of flak damage en-route to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Folschette (Rambrouch) Churchyard.

09-Sep

BARCLAY, OWEN KIDD  (1202956) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7677 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was abandoned when engine problems were experienced as result of flak damage en-route to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Folschette (Rambrouch) Churchyard.

09-Sep

FARRELL, FRANCIS HAROLD JOHN  (1375165) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7677 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was abandoned when engine problems were experienced as result of flak damage en-route to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Folschette (Rambrouch) Churchyard.

09-Sep

BELL, THOMAS  (402184) RAAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6507 of No 113 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike in Akyab harbour.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

09-Sep

LOANE, OWEN LAWRENCE  (402514) RAAF - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6507 of No 113 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike in Akyab harbour.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

09-Sep

BARNARD, ROBIN EDGELL  (404464) RAAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6507 of No 113 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike in Akyab harbour.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

09-Sep

HAMER, RUSSEL CHAPMAN (LOFTY)  (566261) RAF - age 25

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, V8265 of No 141 Sqn, which flew into the ground at night near Boldre in Hampshire having been damaged by return fire from a He 111.  He is buried in Llanidloes (Dolhafren) Cemetery.

09-Sep

TREBLE, TERENCE BRYCE  (778839) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1342 QT-T of No 142 Sqn, which ditched in the Channel following an engine failure on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Sep

BRYAN, TREVOR  (621027) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ591 of No 150 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed in the circuit a Lympne due to fuel shortage on its return from a raids on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Scotby Churchyard, Wetheral.

09-Sep

LAPPING, GORDON THOMAS  (1050127) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ591 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed in the circuit a Lympne due to fuel shortage on its return from a raids on Frankfurt.  He is buried in York Cemetery, Yorkshire.

09-Sep

GLAVES, JOHN  (655483) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3745 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

09-Sep

THOMAS, FRANK RAYMOND  (953589) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3745 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

09-Sep

SOFAER, EDWARD ISAAC  (1289748) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3745 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

09-Sep

MOYLAN, WILLIAM  (1310446) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3745 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

09-Sep

TILLETT, ALBERT GEORGE  (1387083) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3745 of No 150 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

09-Sep

ROBB, WILLIAM ROLAND  (R/88008) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, Z5223 of No 245 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Andover after hitting power cables on a dummy attack.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-Sep

BAILLIE, JOHN ROBERT  (R/74696) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, ? of No 405 Sqn, which he baled out of the aircraft, reason unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Sep

DUTTON, CHARLES GEORGE HENRY  (1014932) RAFVR - age 37

Cpl

He was serving with No 975 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Port Said War Memorial Cemetery.

09-Sep

JONES, CHARLES GLYNN  (413083) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BG270 of No 15 (P) AFU, which flew into rising ground shortly after taking off from Kirmington.  He is buried in Brigg Cemetery.

09-Sep

MITCHELL, MORRIS RANDOLPH  (605448) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BG270 of No 15 (P) AFU, which flew into rising ground shortly after taking off from Kirmington.  He is buried in Brigg Cemetery.

09-Sep

PULLING, VICTOR NORMAN  (1440440) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He was serving with No 2 PRU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

09-Sep

PAUL, HARRY  (996604) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was died from severe injuries sustained whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2913 ZT-B of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Elgin on a navigation and bombing practice following a loss of power due to fuel shortage the previous night.  He is buried in Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery.

09-Sep

DAVIES, LESLIE HUGH  (1289382) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV433 of No 25 OTU, which flew into trees as it attempted to go-round after a heavy landing at Finningley in a light wind.  He is buried in Burry Port Cemetery.

09-Sep

DORMON, PETER WREN  (118547) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV433 of No 25 OTU, which flew into trees as it attempted to go-round after a heavy landing at Finningley in a light wind.  He is buried in Frinton-on-Sea (St Mary) Churchyard.

09-Sep

DENVILLE, DENNIS CHARLES ALFRED PETER  (1052819) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV433 of No 25 OTU, which flew into trees as it attempted to go-round after a heavy landing at Finningley in a light wind.  He is buried in Halifax (Stoney Royd) Cemetery.

09-Sep

TURPITT, REGINALD VICTOR  (657241) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV433 of No 25 OTU, which flew into trees as it attempted to go-round after a heavy landing at Finningley in a light wind.  He is buried in Tawstock Churchyard.

09-Sep

LANYON, GEORGE JAMES  (1031229) RAFVR - age 32

AC1

He was serving with No 3016 Servicing Echelon and was killed whilst on drogue duty at Llanbedr when he was hit by a Spitfire taking off.  He is buried in Woolwich Cemetery.

09-Sep

McCORMACK, WILLIAM HANCOCK  (119574) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8768 of No 5 (P) AFU, which crashed near Chetwynd LG after striking a tree on the approach.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St Johns Westgate and Elswick) Cemetery.

09-Sep

DELPERDANGE, JEAN  (1424874) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8768 of No 5 (P) AFU, which crashed near Chetwynd LG after striking a tree on the approach.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register.

09-Sep

RIDGEWELL, EDWARD JOHN  (1293441) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4557 of No 58 OTU, which crashed on landing after colliding with X4899.  He is buried in Southchurch (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

09-Sep

ATKINSON, ALBERT EDWARD  (973303) RAFVR - age 23

AC1

HHe was serving in the ASR Service when he and another airman attempted to rescue the crew of an aircraft which had dived into the sea off Anglesey.  Unfortunately their boat was swamped and despite attempting to rescue his colleague, who was washed away he was rescued but subsequently died.  He is buried in Colwyn Bay (Bronynant) Cemetery.

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