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Casualties - 14 - 15 September 1942


14-Sep

HOWARD, CLIFFORD OWEN  (914083) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8505 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

KEATLEY, WILLIAM FRANCIS  (937404) RAFVR - age 32

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8505 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

BARNICOTT, ALFRED THOMAS JAMES  (1105548) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8505 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

GUNNING, JAMES WALTER  (1183183) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8505 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

PRYCE, HERBERT HOWARD LLOYD  (1382989) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8505 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

LOGAN, FRANK  (657262) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8523 PH-Y of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

14-Sep

THOMPSON, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (1024879) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8523 PH-Y of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

14-Sep

BISHOP, JOHN  (1067279) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8523 PH-Y of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

14-Sep

FEAST, HUBERT RICHARD  (1384070) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8523 PH-Y of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

14-Sep

WATERS, GEORGE HENRY  (R/91963) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8523 PH-Y of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

14-Sep

THOMAS, ERIC FIELDER  (117131) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1728 PH-U of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

HIGSON, WILLIAM FRANK  (403512) RAAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1728 PH-U of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

RIDING, EDWARD HAVELOCK  (411187) RAAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1728 PH-U of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

LUNN, BRIAN PEARSON  (999230) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1728 PH-U of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

HARRISON, ALBERT ERNEST  (1208881) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1728 PH-U of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

HOLLAND, CHRISTOPHER THOMAS  (80116) RAFVR - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4169 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on  a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Epe General Cemetery.

14-Sep

FIDDLER, GEORGE LEYTON  (83103) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4169 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on  a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Epe General Cemetery.

14-Sep

LOVEGROVE, CHARLES HENRY  (109919) RAFVR - age 19

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4169 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on  a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Epe General Cemetery.

14-Sep

MURPHY, PAUL CAMERON  (641455) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4169 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on  a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Epe General Cemetery.

14-Sep

HUNTLEY, DONALD NORMAN  (777675) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4169 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on  a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Epe General Cemetery.

14-Sep

WILLIAMS, ROBERT ERNEST  (778447) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4169 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on  a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Epe General Cemetery.

14-Sep

HOLMES, THOMAS  (1543369) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He was serving with No 94 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.

14-Sep

WARNER, KENNETH JOHN  (413162) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ693 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

14-Sep

SHEPHERD, LAURENCE ARTHUR  (1430261) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ693 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

14-Sep

SEARS, FRANK JOHN  (1260920) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ693 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

14-Sep

JEFFRIES, FRANK GORDON ROY  (118894) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ693 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

BOADEN, FRANK BRUCE  (411852) RNZAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ693 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

ROBERTS, HERBERT ARTHUR  (1336016) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ693 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

GRACE, HILARY FRANCIS  (404963) RAAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1651 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

HOLGATE, HAROLD WILLIAM  (405588) RAAF - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1651 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

SHEPHERD, TREVOR DOUGLAS  (411265) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1651 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

MACKENZIE, CHARLES  (1108858) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1651 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

CHAMBERS, JOHN CLARIDGE  (1457097) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1651 of No 150 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

BROUGH, VALENTINE GEORGE  (39082) RNZAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ600 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near the Dutch/German border on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Gramsbergen General Cemetery.

14-Sep

HERBERT, WILLIAM  (644481) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ600 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near the Dutch/German border on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Gramsbergen General Cemetery.

14-Sep

DEWAR, THOMAS CUTHBERT  (988654) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ600 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near the Dutch/German border on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Gramsbergen General Cemetery.

14-Sep

MASSEY, WILLIAM CHIPPINDALE  (1031306) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ600 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near the Dutch/German border on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Gramsbergen General Cemetery.

14-Sep

HERRING, JACK  (1213839) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ600 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near the Dutch/German border on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Gramsbergen General Cemetery.

14-Sep

HAMMOND, PHILLIP STEVENSON  (1331531) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ600 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near the Dutch/German border on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Gramsbergen General Cemetery.

14-Sep

COLLIER, RICHARD THEOBALD  (37906) RAF - age 28

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ789 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

BARRITT, JOHN  (49332) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ789 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

KIRKUS, COLIN FLETCHER  (127522) RAFVR - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ789 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

COMERY, ARTHUR  (751280) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ789 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

MORTIMER, ALLEN FREDERICK JOHN  (1354749) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ789 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

DICKS, RONALD  (1121218) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9166 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

14-Sep

WATSON, STANLEY  (1133624) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9166 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

14-Sep

REYNOLDS, ROY FREDERICK  (1265583) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9166 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

14-Sep

ORR, HARRY EDWARD  (J/15865) RCAF - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9166 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

14-Sep

SPOULER, JOSEPH GEORGE  (R/71030) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9166 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

14-Sep

CARTMELL, ROBERT JOSEPH  (J/15883) RCAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9166 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

14-Sep

BENNETT, KEITH CAMPBELL  (407992) RAAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1385 UV-Z of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

14-Sep

JOHNSON, DOUGLAS WESTBURY  (403139) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1385 UV-Z of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

14-Sep

MONK, WILLIAM JOHN CARR  (403793) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1385 UV-Z of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

14-Sep

BRASHER, EDWARD KEITH FORBES  (404949) RAAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1385 UV-Z of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

14-Sep

CROWTHER, ALLISTER DALTON  (411007) RAAF - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1385 UV-Z of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

14-Sep

KIRK, ELDRED LEONARD  (843133) AuxAF - age 45

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 937 Sqn and died at 418 Westgate Road (Newcastle General Hospital?), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, from Pulmonary TB.  He is buried in Chessington (St Mary) Churchyard.

14-Sep

CONNELLY, THOMAS  (867349) AuxAF - age 38

LAC

He was serving with No 937 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St Johns Westgate and Elswick) Cemetery.

14-Sep

GOSDEN, DOUGLAS CHARLES  (1336609) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD275 'Y' of No 10 OTU, which came down during a raid against Bremen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

14-Sep

GRABEK, ROMAN  (R/105796) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4109 GL-S of No 14 OTU, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Onstwedde (Stadskanaal) General Cemetery.

14-Sep

COLDRON, GEORGE EDWARD CRAGG  (R/106892) RCAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4109 GL-S of No 14 OTU, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Onstwedde (Stadskanaal) General Cemetery.

14-Sep

WILSON, DAVID MAXWELL  (120352) RAFVR - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9660 of No 16 OTU, which was probably lost over the North Sea on its return from a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

DUFF, PETER STANLEY  (402859) RNZAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9660 of No 16 OTU, which was probably lost over the North Sea on its return from a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

FREESTONE, THOMAS HAROLD  (1050023) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9660 of No 16 OTU, which was probably lost over the North Sea on its return from a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

NICHOLLS, RAYMOND GEORGE  (1384306) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9660 of No 16 OTU, which was probably lost over the North Sea on its return from a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

SALCHENBERGER, ROBERT ANDREW  (R/103664) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9660 of No 16 OTU, which was probably lost over the North Sea on its return from a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

O'HALLORAN, WILLIAM PETER  (41352) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF332 of No 1651 HCU, which killed by a cannon shell which hit the nose of the aircraft on the run in to the target at Bremen.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

14-Sep

BOWREY, JAMES  (1174321) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL624 of No 1653 HCU, which flew into high ground  near Millfore in Kirkcudbrightshire on a cross country training flight.  He is buried in Bristol (Avon View) Cemetery.

14-Sep

WARNER, DEREK EATON  (655996) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL624 of No 1653 HCU, which flew into high ground  near Millfore in Kirkcudbrightshire on a cross country training flight.  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery.

14-Sep

BOAR, GEOFFREY CRISP (GEOFF)  (1310500) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL624 of No 1653 HCU, which flew into high ground  near Millfore in Kirkcudbrightshire on a cross country training flight.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery.

14-Sep

BETTS, IVAN HAROLD  (109064) RAFVR - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL624 of No 1653 HCU, which flew into high ground  near Millfore in Kirkcudbrightshire on a cross country training flight.  He is buried in Kirkinner Cemetery.

14-Sep

CALDER, GEORGE DOUGLAS  (401366) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL624 of No 1653 HCU, which flew into high ground  near Millfore in Kirkcudbrightshire on a cross country training flight.  He is buried in Kirkinner Cemetery.

14-Sep

FREESTONE, JOHN CHURLEY  (1311904) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL624 of No 1653 HCU, which flew into high ground  near Millfore in Kirkcudbrightshire on a cross country training flight.  He is buried in Kirkinner Cemetery.

14-Sep

TALLEY, VICTOR FREDERICK  (1320265) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL624 of No 1653 HCU, which flew into high ground  near Millfore in Kirkcudbrightshire on a cross country training flight.  He is buried in Kirkinner Cemetery.

14-Sep

STEELE-NICHOLSON, JOHN EDWIN CHARLES AVERELL  (1591275) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL624 of No 1653 HCU, which flew into high ground  near Millfore in Kirkcudbrightshire on a cross country training flight.  He is buried in Kirkinner Cemetery.

14-Sep

DOWDELL, EDWIN FREDERICK  (103490) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I W4108 of No 1654 HCU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Heerenveen (Nieuwehorne) Protestant Cemetery.

14-Sep

VIVIAN, PATRICK AYLMER  (391872) RNZAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I W4108 of No 1654 HCU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Heerenveen (Nieuwehorne) Protestant Cemetery.

14-Sep

JONES, PERCY KENNETH  (651576) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I W4108 of No 1654 HCU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Heerenveen (Nieuwehorne) Protestant Cemetery.

14-Sep

ROBERTSON, ROBERT  (652245) RAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I W4108 of No 1654 HCU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Heerenveen (Nieuwehorne) Protestant Cemetery.

14-Sep

WALKER, GEORGE ALEC  (1105111) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I W4108 of No 1654 HCU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Heerenveen (Nieuwehorne) Protestant Cemetery.

14-Sep

MOSS, REGINALD LAURENCE  (1338677) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I W4108 of No 1654 HCU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Heerenveen (Nieuwehorne) Protestant Cemetery.

14-Sep

ADAMS, JOHN JOSEPH WILLIAM  (R/86603) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I W4108 of No 1654 HCU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Heerenveen (Nieuwehorne) Protestant Cemetery.

14-Sep

HOLMES, JOHN EDWIN  (1266936) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD267 UO-K of No 19 OTU, which flew into the sea of the coast near Aberdeen during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground.

14-Sep

CLARKE, RALPH  (R/92256) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD267 UO-K of No 19 OTU, which flew into the sea of the coast near Aberdeen during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground.

14-Sep

GRANT, ALAN GEORGE  (127011) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD267 UO-K of No 19 OTU, which flew into the sea of the coast near Aberdeen during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

McRITCHIE, RONALD EDWIN  (R/107564) RCAF - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD267 UO-K of No 19 OTU, which flew into the sea of the coast near Aberdeen during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

LOCKHART, ROBERT ALEXANDER  (R/71545) RCAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD267 UO-K of No 19 OTU, which flew into the sea of the coast near Aberdeen during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

BAGGS, HENRY GARTH  (758199) RAFVR - age 21

Cpl

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

14-Sep

STAY, RICHARD FRANCIS  (1318706) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE116 SJ-B of No 21 OTU, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

14-Sep

HANCOCK, BERNARD LESLIE  (1191244) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE116 SJ-B of No 21 OTU, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

DAVIES, STANLEY  (1381571) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE116 SJ-B of No 21 OTU, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

HOLUB, MICHAEL  (J/10250) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE116 SJ-B of No 21 OTU, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

PLOWRIGHT, ROBERT STEWART CRICHTON  (622703) RAF - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE116 SJ-B of No 21 OTU, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery.

14-Sep

PEDERSEN, WALTER  (R/98793) RCAF - age 34

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE116 SJ-B of No 21 OTU, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery.

14-Sep

KING, DONALD CHESLEY  (J/10413) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HD991 of No 22 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

14-Sep

BICKERTON, GEORGE STANLEY  (R/84501) RCAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HD991 of No 22 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

14-Sep

MURRAY, DONALD  (R/95318) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HD991 of No 22 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

14-Sep

GALIPEAU, ROBERT HENRY  (R/110413) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1588 of No 22 OTU, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Kirkeby Churchyard.

14-Sep

DE NEVERS, FRANK HOLMES  (J/85163) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1588 of No 22 OTU, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

HILL, ROBERT GEORGE  (J/85167) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1588 of No 22 OTU, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

MACARTHUR, HARRY FRANCIS  (R/85762) RCAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1588 of No 22 OTU, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

SUTHERLAND, PETER  (R/95344) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1588 of No 22 OTU, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Bremen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

HAGE, ROBERT LEO  (119024) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9786 'F' of No 26 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

14-Sep

SMITH, ALEXANDER KNOX  (656553) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9786 'F' of No 26 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

14-Sep

JONES, KENNETH DAVID  (1128890) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9786 'F' of No 26 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

14-Sep

FISHER, DONALD  (1265865) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9786 'F' of No 26 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bremen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

14-Sep

WARD, KENNETH  (577760) RAF - age 17

LAC

He was killed when the wreckage of Wellington, L7815, of No 27 OTU, which he was guarding exploded, probably as a result of the bomb load detonating.  He is buried in Fradley (St Stephen's) Churchyard.

14-Sep

ZUCKER, RONALD MOSES SIMON  (938506) RAFVR - age 22

Cpl

He was killed when the wreckage of Wellington, L7815, of No 27 OTU, which he was guarding exploded, probably as a result of the bomb load detonating.  He is buried in Hazelrigg Jewish Cemetery.

14-Sep

AVEYARD, COLIN  (1028776) RAFVR - age 29

AC1

He was killed when the wreckage of Wellington, L7815, of No 27 OTU, which he was guarding exploded, probably as a result of the bomb load detonating.  He is buried in Ossett (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

14-Sep

MARTEN, ALFRED  (1296177) RAFVR - age 36

AC1

He was killed when the wreckage of Wellington, L7815, of No 27 OTU, which he was guarding exploded, probably as a result of the bomb load detonating.  He is buried in Prestatyn (Christ Church) Churchyard.

14-Sep

GELL, DOUGLAS ALBERT  (1334509) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in BT13, 41-1069 from Gunter Field, which crashed five miles from Gunter Field shortly after taking off on a solo night flying detail.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe

14-Sep

TENNIAN, JOHN FRANCIS  (907452) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ543 of No 6 SFTS, which crashed into trees shortly after take off from Gananoque LG on his first solo night take off.  He is buried in Regina Cemetery.

14-Sep

ROLES, DOUGLAS RICHARD WILLIAM  (1284652) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was serving at Blackpool at the time of his death, which due to asphyxia. Roles apparently jerked his head back when throwing a ball.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery.

14-Sep

ALLBERRY, ALFRED CHARLES  (926353) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

A member of No 37 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Short S.30, G-AFCZ 'Clare' of BOAC, which came down in the Atlantic on a flight from Bathurst to Lisbon.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery.

14-Sep

HARDMAN, GEORGE BALL  (1014109) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

A member of No 37 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Short S.30, G-AFCZ 'Clare' of BOAC, which came down in the Atlantic on a flight from Bathurst to Lisbon.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery.

14-Sep

GRAHAM, RONALD OGILVY MAURICE DFC (72159) RAFVR - age 28

Wg Cdr

A member of No 37 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Short S.30, G-AFCZ 'Clare' of BOAC, which came down in the Atlantic on a flight from Bathurst to Lisbon.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Sep

PARKER, JOHN ARTHUR HAMPDEN  (78645) RAFVR - age 35

Sqn Ldr

A member of No 37 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Short S.30, G-AFCZ 'Clare' of BOAC, which came down in the Atlantic on a flight from Bathurst to Lisbon.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Sep

DIXON, TERENCE ALBERT  (404678) RNZAF - age 20

Plt Off

A member of No 37 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Short S.30, G-AFCZ 'Clare' of BOAC, which came down in the Atlantic on a flight from Bathurst to Lisbon.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Sep

TURLEY, ALICK EDWARD DFM (580863) RAF - age Unknown

WO

A member of No 37 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Short S.30, G-AFCZ 'Clare' of BOAC, which came down in the Atlantic on a flight from Bathurst to Lisbon.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Sep

GLANSFIELD, JAMES VICTOR  (655178) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

A member of No 37 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Short S.30, G-AFCZ 'Clare' of BOAC, which came down in the Atlantic on a flight from Bathurst to Lisbon.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Sep

KELLY, WILLIAM  (1059568) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

A member of No 37 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Short S.30, G-AFCZ 'Clare' of BOAC, which came down in the Atlantic on a flight from Bathurst to Lisbon.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Sep

LACE, ERIC EDWIN  (1375499) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

A member of No 37 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Short S.30, G-AFCZ 'Clare' of BOAC, which came down in the Atlantic on a flight from Bathurst to Lisbon.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Sep

MAGUIRE, JAMES FRANKISH  (J/4525) RCAF - age 22

Flt Lt

A member of No 37 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Short S.30, G-AFCZ 'Clare' of BOAC, which came down in the Atlantic on a flight from Bathurst to Lisbon.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Sep

MUSSON, GEORGE BERTRAM  (27204) RAFO - age 35

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Short S.30, G-AFCZ 'Clare' of BOAC, which came down in the Atlantic on a flight from Bathurst to Lisbon.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Sep

JENKINS, ARTHUR DOUGLAS CHARLES  (122135) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was serving at HQ 41 Grp at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

14-Sep

BREWER, HAROLD LOCKHART SPENCER  (962450) RAFVR - age 24

LAC

He had been serving at RAF Kuantan but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp on Java.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

14-Sep

KUREEN, EDDIE  (942787) RAFVR - age Unknown

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Cirencester Cemetery.

15-Sep

RISBEY, GEOFFREY THOMAS  (400834) RAAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM727 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees whilst attempting to land in a storm at the end of an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Port of Spain (St James) Military Cemetery.

15-Sep

WALKER, JACK WARING PAIX  (401354) RAAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM727 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees whilst attempting to land in a storm at the end of an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Port of Spain (St James) Military Cemetery.

15-Sep

BRASSINGTON, NORMAN FREDERICK  (922934) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM727 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees whilst attempting to land in a storm at the end of an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Port of Spain (St James) Military Cemetery.

15-Sep

PARKIN, ALFRED MAJOR  (931743) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM727 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees whilst attempting to land in a storm at the end of an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Port of Spain (St James) Military Cemetery.

15-Sep

BOOTS, W M Jr USN () USN - age

AMM3

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM727 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed after hitting trees whilst attempting to land in a storm at the end of an anti-submarine patrol.   .

15-Sep

LAW, ROBERT RAISTRICK  (1270394) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM485 of No 65 Sqn, which crashed at Bridge near Canterbury.  He is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent.

15-Sep

WATSON, ERNEST  (1073521) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3725 HA-D of No 218 Sqn, which having flown back from the target at Wilhelmshaven on three engines, it spun into the ground when a second engine failed whilst preparing to land.  He is buried in Bangor Cemetery.

15-Sep

PEARCE, DONALD IVOR  (1189938) RAFVR - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3725 HA-D of No 218 Sqn, which having flown back from the target at Wilhelmshaven on three engines, it spun into the ground when a second engine failed whilst preparing to land.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

15-Sep

FRANKCOMB, JOHN CLARENCE  (401115) RAAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3725 HA-D of No 218 Sqn, which having flown back from the target at Wilhelmshaven on three engines, it spun into the ground when a second engine failed whilst preparing to land.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery.

15-Sep

PELLOW, ERNEST TREVOR  (411776) RNZAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3725 HA-D of No 218 Sqn, which having flown back from the target at Wilhelmshaven on three engines, it spun into the ground when a second engine failed whilst preparing to land.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery.

15-Sep

IVES, SIDNEY HORACE  (412529) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3725 HA-D of No 218 Sqn, which having flown back from the target at Wilhelmshaven on three engines, it spun into the ground when a second engine failed whilst preparing to land.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery.

15-Sep

PICKEN, VALENTINE  (574255) RAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3725 HA-D of No 218 Sqn, which having flown back from the target at Wilhelmshaven on three engines, it spun into the ground when a second engine failed whilst preparing to land.  He is buried in Moorthorpe Cemetery.

15-Sep

WHEALE, RONALD GEORGE  (1310119) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX476 of No 221 Sqn, which burst into flames after landing at Gianaclis.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

15-Sep

SCOTT, JOHN RICHARD  (J/15280) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BR486 of No 229 Sqn, which was lost following a fight with Macchi C202s off Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

15-Sep

PETERS, BERNARD CHARLES  (1284019) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BP867 'E' of No 249 Sqn, which was shot down off Malta by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

15-Sep

SPENCE, JOHN LLEWELLYN  (80415) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R7645 'B' of No 266 Sqn, which baled out but did not survive after suffering an engine failure on a Circus near Cherbourg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Sep

MATEJICEK, RUDOLF KAREL  (68734) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was serving with No 311 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Sep

GABRIEL, ALOIS  (82520) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 311 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Sep

NYVLT, JOSEF  (83230) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 311 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Sep

NERADIL, JAN  (787414) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 311 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Sep

JEBACEK, OTTO  (787844) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 311 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Sep

SIMKO, JAN  (787884) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 311 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Sep

HAY, JOHN ARTHUR  (J/15286) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III X3796 VR-C of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Spalding having failed to recover from a steep dive during an air test.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

15-Sep

WILSON, GEORGE WATSON  (R/51067) RCAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III X3796 VR-C of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Spalding having failed to recover from a steep dive during an air test.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

15-Sep

LAWLEY, EDWARD DOUGLAS  (R/62488) RCAF - age 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III X3796 VR-C of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Spalding having failed to recover from a steep dive during an air test.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

15-Sep

HARNEY, EDMUND MURRAY  (R/74244) RCAF - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III X3796 VR-C of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Spalding having failed to recover from a steep dive during an air test.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

15-Sep

CLARK, JAMES ANDERSON  (R/81023) RCAF - age 21

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III X3796 VR-C of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Spalding having failed to recover from a steep dive during an air test.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

15-Sep

JAHNKE, WALTER ROBERT ALBERT  (R/85212) RCAF - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III X3796 VR-C of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Spalding having failed to recover from a steep dive during an air test.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

15-Sep

KINNEE, RONALD ALFRED  (R/91915) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III X3796 VR-C of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Spalding having failed to recover from a steep dive during an air test.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

15-Sep

LUTEN, LEO OWEN  (R/94598) RCAF - age 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III X3796 VR-C of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Spalding having failed to recover from a steep dive during an air test.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

15-Sep

PICKERING, WALTER HENRY  (R/97561) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III X3796 VR-C of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Spalding having failed to recover from a steep dive during an air test.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

15-Sep

DONLIN, EDWARD ALAN  (657222) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3308 VR-O of No 419 Sqn, which drowned before reaching the dinghy after the aircraft ditched in the North Sea having sustained flak damage on a raid to Bremen.  He is buried in Twickenham Cemetery.

15-Sep

BROWN, ALEXANDER GEORGE  (41568) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden TB I, AD795 'K' of No 489 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea having run short of fuel during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

15-Sep

NEWMAN, DOUGLAS  (41602) RNZAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden TB I, AD795 'K' of No 489 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea having run short of fuel during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

15-Sep

MURRAY, THOMAS DONALD GORDON  (404925) RNZAF - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden TB I, AD795 'K' of No 489 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea having run short of fuel during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Sep

BRANDON, CHARLES HENRY  (404958) RNZAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden TB I, AD795 'K' of No 489 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea having run short of fuel during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Sep

PEACOCK, DENNIS CHARLES  (754649) RAFVR - age 21

WO

He was an ex-member of No 605 Sqn and died in Kingseat Naval hospital of 'a gunshot wound to brain, cerebral compression'.  He is buried in Hartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery.

15-Sep

NEULS, PHILIP CARL  (R/102474) RCAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD740 GL-E of No 14 OTU, which crashed after clipping an edge whilst landing at Cottesmore on conclusion of a night flying practice.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

15-Sep

COOPER, ARTHUR DOUGLAS  (R/106593) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD740 GL-E of No 14 OTU, which crashed after clipping an edge whilst landing at Cottesmore on conclusion of a night flying practice.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

15-Sep

ST. PIERRE, JOSEPH ALPHONSE MAURICE  (R/77228) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD740 GL-E of No 14 OTU, which crashed after clipping an edge whilst landing at Cottesmore on conclusion of a night flying practice.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension.

15-Sep

JANNINGS, DEREK FREDERICK PATERSON  (401387) RNZAF - age 25

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3501 of No 1484 Flt, which crashed near Scarborough whilst the pilot was attempting to free the jammed undercarriage by means of aerobatic manoeuvres.  He is buried in Driffield Cemetery.

15-Sep

CLARKE, RAYMOND ALBERT  (122068) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM765 of No 31 OTU, which was lost in the sea on a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial.

15-Sep

ALLEN, ALISTAIR WILLIAM  (412180) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hector, K9706 of No 4 GTS, which flew into high ground whilst towing Hotspur, BT505 after flying into cloud during a night low level training exercise.  He is buried in Kidlington Burial Ground.

15-Sep

WELLER-POLEY, HUGH THOMAS  (127049) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hotspur II, BT505 of No 4 GTS, which was being towed by Hector, K9706 when it flew into high ground after flying into cloud during a night low level training exercise.  He is buried in Boxted (All Saints) Churchyard.

15-Sep

DAVISON, STEWART  (1039474) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, P9322 of No 53 OTU, which broke up in the air over Cardiff Golf Course.  He is buried in Consett (Benfieldside) Cemetery.

15-Sep

FRASER, THOMAS PRESS  (413484) RAAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6554 of No 9 AOS, which crashed into Lake St Francis in Ontario during a daylight training flight.  He is buried in St Jean-sur-Richelieu (St James) Cemetery.

15-Sep

SMALE, WILLIAM HERBERT FREDERICK  (1318392) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6554 of No 9 AOS, which crashed into Lake St Francis in Ontario during a daylight training flight.  He is buried in St Jean-sur-Richelieu (St James) Cemetery.

15-Sep

HOWDLE, JAMES THOMAS  (84525) RAFVR - age 46

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Queen Wasp, P5445 of the Pilotless Aircraft Unit, Manobier, which crashed into the sea off Caldy Island, Pembrokeshire, Wales.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Sep

JACKSON, SYDNEY WILMOT  (1164263) RAFVR - age 30

LAC

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

15-Sep

BARNES, DOUGLAS HAROLD  (1159200) RAFVR - age 21

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died from injuries sustained in a cycling accident.  His death was registered in Buckrose.  He is buried in Arnold Cemetery.

15-Sep

TILCOCK, HERBERT ARTHUR  (1713741) RAFVR - age 19

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 Spilsby.  He is buried in Hoddesdon Cemetery.

15-Sep

CAPALDI, WILLIAM DOMENICO  (1726321) RAFVR - age 18

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 Spilsby.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Eastney or Highland Road) Cemetery.

15-Sep

NOE, RONALD NORMAN  (1808637) RAFVR - age 18

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 Spilsby (78?).  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery.

15-Sep

BROWN, JOHN FREDERICK  (1225694) RAFVR - age 35

Cpl

He was serving at No 1 APC, Aldergrove at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Northern Ireland?  He is buried in Twickenham Cemetery.

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