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Casualties - 12 - 13 September 1942


12-Sep

RILEY, WALTER  (536079) RAF - age 29

LAC

He was supposedly serving with No 5 Sqn, at the time of his death, but this unit was based in India.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Sep

MARTIN, JOSEPH  (526131) RAF - age 36

LAC

He was serving with No 14 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Sep

BRIERCLIFFE, CHARLES FREDERICK  (528181) RAF - age 27

LAC

He was serving with No 70 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Sep

BALLARD, MAURICE  (6200) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was supposedly serving with No 102 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Sep

JONES, GWILYM  (538015) RAF - age 28

Cpl

He was supposedly serving with No 102 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Sep

BROWN, DONALD JAMES  (68804) RAFVR - age 27

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 104 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Sep

BURROW, PETER STANLEY  (947476) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was supposedly serving with No 108 Sqn at the time of his death, but he is not mentioned on the unit ORB.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Sep

NORTHCOTT, WILFRED JAMES  (122050) RAFVR - age 27

Fg Off

He was serving with No 203 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Sep

DAVIS, GERALD ROBERT JAMES  (550875) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 203 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Sep

COOKSON, EDWARD OSWALD  (529251) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was serving with No 238 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Sep

FRAME, GEORGE MURRAY  (R/101501) RCAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE385 of No 408 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst carrying out circuits at Balderton.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

12-Sep

KEOGH, WILLIAM GEORGE  (R/93149) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE385 of No 408 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst carrying out circuits at Balderton.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

12-Sep

BUSH, LEONARD JAMES STAFFORD  (404680) RNZAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, BD428 'E' of No 502 Sqn, which was probably shot down by an enemy fighter off the Scilly Isles.  He is buried in Old Church Cemetery, Isles of Scilly.

12-Sep

WELLS, STANLEY FRANCIS  (642287) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, BD428 'E' of No 502 Sqn, which was probably shot down by an enemy fighter off the Scilly Isles.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Sep

ARBUCKLE, JOHN ALFRED  (J/7347) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, BD428 'E' of No 502 Sqn, which was probably shot down by an enemy fighter off the Scilly Isles.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Sep

BARNHILL, THOMAS BLACKWOOD  (R/77131) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, BD428 'E' of No 502 Sqn, which was probably shot down by an enemy fighter off the Scilly Isles.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Sep

LAFLEUR, LEONARD JAMES PATRICK  (R/79109) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, BD428 'E' of No 502 Sqn, which was probably shot down by an enemy fighter off the Scilly Isles.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

12-Sep

PENNEY, THOMAS JOHN  (118495) RAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, BD428 'E' of No 502 Sqn, which was probably shot down by an enemy fighter off the Scilly Isles.  He is buried in St Columb Major Cemetery.

12-Sep

BARBER, JOHN MICHAEL WICKHAM  (1319906) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 41 EATS at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Sep

PAGE, DONALD JAMES WARD  (72908) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

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

12-Sep

STEWART, WILLIAM JOHN  (43909) RAFVR - age 40

Sqn Ldr

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

12-Sep

ALMEROTH, ERNEST JOHN  (106391) RAFVR - age 28

Fg Off

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

12-Sep

SODEN, JOHN FLEWELLING  (42903) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

JOHNSTONE, CHARLES WILLIAM  (43853) RAF - age 34

Flt Lt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

STEVENS, ARNOLD SEYMOUR  (61516) RAFVR - age 39

Cpl

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

MADGE, HENRY LESLIE  (74022) RAFVR - age 47

Flt Lt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

CUMMING, PHILIP HENRY  (128656) AuxAF - age 32

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

FIRTH, JOHN GARRATT  (128657) AuxAF - age 30

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

HANSON, ERIC HUGH CECIL  (128659) RAFVR - age 33

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

LEDGERWOOD, HUGH  (128660) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

SIMPSON, KENNETH ALLEN  (129027) RAFVR - age 29

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

ROGERS, VICTOR PERCIVAL  (129028) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

SILLS, RICHARD WALTER  (129054) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

IGGULDEN, HUMPHREY VINT  (129056) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

COOMBES, STANLEY JOHN  (158181) RAF - age 41

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

HANN, WILLIAM  (355605) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

BLOWER, RONALD KENNETH  (518304) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

CARPENTER, WILFRED  (519711) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

JESKINS, RONALD CHARLES  (521237) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

TAYLOR, ROBERT WILLIAM  (521609) RAF - age 29

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

CLEMOW, BERNARD ANTHONY  (522102) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

FAIRHURST, ARTHUR  (522161) RAF - age 37

LAC

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

HUMBLE, FREDERICK STANLEY  (523212) RAF - age Unknown

Cpl

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

MURRAY, DAVID SWAN  (525979) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

ELIAS, JOHN STANLEY  (526830) RAF - age Unknown

AC1

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

JAMES, THOMAS ALBERT  (527168) RAF - age 29

LAC

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

PINCHIN, HERBERT  (527488) RAF - age 25

LAC

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

MASLEN, RALPH  (527988) RAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

HEDLEY, ERNEST WILLIAM PARKIN  (528077) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

KENT, JAMES WILLIAM  (530799) RAF - age 25

Cpl

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

McROBB, DAVID YOUNG  (532094) RAF - age 37

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

MOORE, ANDREW  (532303) RAF - age 26

Cpl

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

EVANS, DAVID RONALD  (533219) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

HUGHES, HUGH ROGER  (534485) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

BURTON, JOHN GEORGE  (535130) RAF - age 32

Cpl

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

BARTLETT, JOHN FREDERICK  (535244) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

BUXTON, JACK  (537431) RAF - age 27

LAC

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

DYNES, WILLIAM THOMAS  (537457) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

HAMMARTON, ALBERT EDWARD  (538645) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

HUNTER, WILLIAM JAMES  (540459) RAF - age 23

Cpl

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

PARRY, WILLIAM JOHN ROYSTON  (542004) RAF - age 22

LAC

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

WINSTANLEY, ALBERT EDWARD  (542240) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

COX, CHARLES VALENTINE  (543038) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

DODSON, RONALD GEORGE  (543177) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

EMERY, HUBERT JOHN  (543413) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

SWANN, CHARLES ARTHUR  (544112) RAF - age 22

Cpl

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

NELSON, JAMES MCDEVITT  (544431) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

ECCLES, EDMUND  (544452) RAF - age 33

Cpl

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

DAVIS, JOHN LUMSDEN  (549689) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

CHILTON, FRANK  (550010) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

DERRICK, LEONARD JAMES  (655456) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

SKINNER, ALISTAIR  (657887) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

CARTER, ERIC WILLIAM  (658230) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

PERRY, JAMES CHARLES  (658524) RAF - age 29

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

HANLEY, CHARLES  (918932) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

JACKSON, BRYAN  (947327) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

MASON, DAVID  (1021856) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

HILL, JOHN EDWARD  (1050687) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

RHODES, ERIC STANSFELD  (1130793) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

PEARCE, RONALD EVELYN  (1223365) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

KELSALL, ROBERT WILLIAM  (1239992) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

CRIPPS, CYRIL HENRY  (1268704) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

STREET, THOMAS JAMES  (1269563) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

BAUGHAN, LESLIE KILMINSTER  (1291307) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

STEDMAN, NORMAN STEVENS  (1292474) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

KING, HAROLD FREDERICK  (1311777) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

BARRETT, RONALD JACK  (1317230) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

JACKSON, DONALD GORDON  (1318668) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

WILTSHIRE, LEONARD GEORGE  (1337557) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

ELLIOTT, WILLIAM  (1391372) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

SIMPSON, KENNETH CAMPBELL  (1433350) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

MORGAN, CYRIL JAMES  (1455814) RAFVR - age 30

WO

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

TUCK, CLAUDE ERIC  (1623723) RAFVR - age 28

WO

He was travelling aboard HMT Laconia, which was 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.

12-Sep

BELL, JAMES LESLIE  (1479998) RAFVR - age 31

AC1

He was serving at Jui at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery.

12-Sep

PARNELL, HARRY EDWARD  (540107) RAF - age 24

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 Durham W.  He is buried in Crook and Willington (Howden-le-Wear) Cemetery.

12-Sep

JACKSON, WINSTON RICHARDS  (1463191) RAFVR - age 35

AC1

He was serving in the UK and was killed whilst travelling in the rear of a truck when he was struck by a lamp-post.  His death was registered in Burton-on-Trent.  He is buried in Hanbury Church Cemetery.

13-Sep

GLAUDER, FRANTISEK  (120078) RAFVR - age 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, X7703 of No 68 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Coltishall during a searchlight 'Canopy' exercise.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery.

13-Sep

VASATA, FRANTISEK  (787053) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, X7703 of No 68 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Coltishall during a searchlight 'Canopy' exercise.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery.

13-Sep

TATTON, LAWRENCE CHARLES  (960120) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7985 of No 113 Sqn, which died from burns sustained when his aircraft was destroyed by fire after two light bombs fell off whilst taxying.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery.

13-Sep

SWAIN, LAWRENCE HAROLD  (1268639) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BR374 of No 185 Sqn, which spun into a field near Safi whilst carrying a practice dogfight over Malta.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

13-Sep

DAY, CLIFFORD WILLIAM  (531092) RAF - age 25

Cpl

He was serving with No 111 OTU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Miami (Woodlawn Park) Cemetery.

13-Sep

SPRENT, WILLIAM SWANSON  (1133844) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor I, R7527 of No 2 Signals School, which dived into the ground at Langley Burrell near Chippenham.  He is buried in Yatesbury (All Saints) Churchyard.

13-Sep

PARSONS, ALEXANDER ROY  (1382300) RAFVR - age 27

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor I, R7527 of No 2 Signals School, which dived into the ground at Langley Burrell near Chippenham.  He is buried in Yatesbury (All Saints) Churchyard.

13-Sep

DAVIES, JOHN HYWEL  (1379403) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1658 of No 22 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Sep

DIXON, GARTH LAVAIN  (R/102275) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1658 of No 22 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Sep

BROWN, RAY EDWARD  (R/110045) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1658 of No 22 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Sep

FEE, GORDON ISAAC  (R/93377) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1658 of No 22 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Sep

REID, JAMES THOMAS  (R/95363) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1658 of No 22 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Sep

LEWIS, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1053802) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC L7815 of No 27 OTU, which spun into the ground at Lichfield shortly after taking off for a raid on Bremen and having to return due to engine problems.  He is buried in Acomb (St Stephen) Churchyard.

13-Sep

THOMPSON, FAIRFIELD  (1354657) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC L7815 of No 27 OTU, which spun into the ground at Lichfield shortly after taking off for a raid on Bremen and having to return due to engine problems.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery.

13-Sep

FLETCHER, WILLIAM JOHN PERCIVAL  (406476) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC L7815 of No 27 OTU, which spun into the ground at Lichfield shortly after taking off for a raid on Bremen and having to return due to engine problems.  He is buried in Fradley (St Stephen's) Churchyard.

13-Sep

MILNE, JAMES GORDON  (408774) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC L7815 of No 27 OTU, which spun into the ground at Lichfield shortly after taking off for a raid on Bremen and having to return due to engine problems.  He is buried in Fradley (St Stephen's) Churchyard.

13-Sep

TURNBULL, JOSEPH ALBERT  (411555) RAAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC L7815 of No 27 OTU, which spun into the ground at Lichfield shortly after taking off for a raid on Bremen and having to return due to engine problems.  He is buried in Fradley (St Stephen's) Churchyard.

13-Sep

BOWLER, KENNETH GEORGE  (1384791) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, DL611 of No 61 OTU, which flew into the ground near Ellesmere in Shropshire.  He is buried in Harrow (Pinner) New Cemetery.

13-Sep

KASSANEFF, JOHN MICHAEL  (R/98300) RCAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, DL611 of No 61 OTU, which flew into the ground near Ellesmere in Shropshire.  He is buried in Oswestry General Cemetery.

13-Sep

BINYAMIN SHAMISDIN  (2503) Iraq Levies - age Unknown

Corporal

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.

13-Sep

ORAHAM SHMOIL  (2558) Iraq Levies - age Unknown

WO II

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.

13-Sep

DAVY, THOMAS DANIEL HUMPHREY DFC (41383) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3868 of the MSFU, which spun into the ground at Babell near Holywell.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery.

13-Sep

MARSDEN, CHARLES CYRIL  (78776) RAFVR - age 45

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 Pembroke.  He is buried in Chiswick Old Cemetery.

13-Sep

TOPHAM, LEONARD WEBSTER  (1736594) RAFVR - age 32

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 probably registered in Northern Ireland or the Isle of Man.  He was cremated at Nottingham Crematorium.

13-Sep

WARING, FREDERICK  (1470608) RAFVR - age 39

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 Colchester.  He is buried in Walton-on-the-Naze Cemetery.

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