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Casualties - 16 September 1942


16-Sep

MUSSELWHITE, LESLIE JAMES  (107994) RAFVR - age 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4186 WS-S of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

HALL, JAMES  (966952) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4186 WS-S of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

MORTON, ROBERT SEMPLE  (1109114) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4186 WS-S of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

HUNT, WILLIAM  (1136200) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4186 WS-S of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

MILES, STANLEY VICTOR  (1386192) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4186 WS-S of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

BUECHLER, MAURICE EMANUEL  (R/111658) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4186 WS-S of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

SNOW, WILLIAM OLIVER  (R/91316) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4186 WS-S of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

HOBBS, KENNETH BERESFORD  (338309) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4765 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

DENNISON, GEORGE  (948842) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4765 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

HULL, MAURICE  (1022523) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4765 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

JONES, ALLEN HARTWELL  (1056876) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4765 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

DAWSON, DAN OLIVER RICHARD  (1097030) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4765 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

CONSTANCE, DENNIS WINSTONE  (1101609) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4765 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

KIDD, THOMAS HAROLD  (1219716) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4765 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

COWEN, LEON  (528664) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF353 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

16-Sep

FORSTER, KENNETH  (985822) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF353 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

16-Sep

ORR, THOMAS CLARENCE FIELD  (1332202) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF353 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

16-Sep

EVANS, ROBERT EDWIN  (1286192) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF353 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Harderwijk General Cemetery.

16-Sep

O'HARA, LEONARD WILLIAM  (112290) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF353 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

MUMFORD, RONALD JOHN  (655837) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF353 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

JOHNSON, WILLIAM ERNEST  (R/84435) RCAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF353 LS-E of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

BROWN, JAMES WATSON  (110820) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9318 LS-J of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

WALKER, BRYAN LISTER  (112738) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9318 LS-J of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

FERGUSON, ISAIAH DERRY  (117356) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9318 LS-J of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

ATKINSON, SAM HAWLEY  (575448) RAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9318 LS-J of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

KENDALL, ALFRED WILLIAM  (1380621) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9318 LS-J of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

KENT, JAMES CYRIL  (1384269) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9318 LS-J of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

MORELLY, MAX LOUIS  (R/80811) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9318 LS-J of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

GRANT, CLIFFORD HARRY  (116903) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ897 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

STEPHENSON, LEONARD WILLIAM  (401680) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ897 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

FIRTH, ALAN WATSON  (1215307) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ897 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

GRIFFITH, ROBERT KITCHEN  (R/84183) RCAF - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ897 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

HILL, RONALD HORACE  (121728) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ897 of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM OGWYN  (46839) RAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5681 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down between Oererkenschwick and Datteln on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

SMITH, FRANCIS CHARLES  (114058) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5681 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down between Oererkenschwick and Datteln on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

HENDERSON, EDWARD HAMILTON  (403406) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5681 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down between Oererkenschwick and Datteln on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

ROBERTS, JOHN ROBERT  (811009) AuxAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5681 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down between Oererkenschwick and Datteln on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

WILLIAMS, BERNARD WAYNE  (982312) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5681 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down between Oererkenschwick and Datteln on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

JONES, FRANCIS TERENCE PARGETER  (1053541) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5681 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down between Oererkenschwick and Datteln on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

WITCOMB, PHILIP  (1117253) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5681 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down between Oererkenschwick and Datteln on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

HOWELL, CECIL MORETON  (70332) RAFVR - age 25

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4179 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Aachen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

LONG, HENRY WILLIAM  (120559) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4179 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Aachen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

CLARK, TERENCE GEORGE  (402983) RNZAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4179 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Aachen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

TATE, LESLIE  (617977) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4179 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Aachen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

BALFOUR, JOSEPH SMILLIE  (656517) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4179 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Aachen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

MacLEOD, JOHN DONALD  (J/10161) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4179 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Aachen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

O'SULLIVAN, MICHAEL JOSEPH  (J/15443) RCAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4179 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Aachen on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

NATHAN, MICHAEL FREDERICK  (1239636) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire, AB859 of No 122 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst on patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

MARRIOTT, JACK HUBERT EDWARD  (1186031) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1380 QT-A of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

DAVIS, WILFRED  (1199530) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1380 QT-A of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

HOLLAND, LLOYD ELLISON  (R/60261) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1380 QT-A of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

UDELL, DONALD  (R/68267) RCAF - age 20

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1380 QT-A of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

WHEAR, JOHN WILLARD  (R/68698) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1380 QT-A of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

SANDON, ANTHONY HENRY GAUVAIN  (116089) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1480 QT-I of No 142 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

THOMSON, GEORGE COMRIE  (405436) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1480 QT-I of No 142 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

DARLEY, FREDERICK WALTER  (954705) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1480 QT-I of No 142 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

CLARKE, ALBERT MORRISS  (1026143) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1480 QT-I of No 142 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

BENNETT, JACK WILLIAM AUGUSTUS  (1381048) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1480 QT-I of No 142 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

SABOURIN, JOSEPH JEAN PAUL DFC (J/3519) RCAF - age 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BP847 'Z' of No 145 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during an interception of an incoming raid.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

16-Sep

MOORE, THEODORE BENJAMIN THOMAS  (J/15407) RCAF - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, ? of No 200 Sqn, which crashed at Jeswang in the Gambia.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery.

16-Sep

LAWLESS, JOSEPH FREDERICK  (J/8443) RCAF - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, ? of No 200 Sqn, which crashed at Jeswang in the Gambia.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery.

16-Sep

ROZON, JOSEPH RUBEN  (R/62634) RCAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, ? of No 200 Sqn, which crashed at Jeswang in the Gambia.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery.

16-Sep

SANTY, SAMUEL FERRIER  (R/70915) RCAF - age 26

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, ? of No 200 Sqn, which crashed at Jeswang in the Gambia.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery.

16-Sep

STRANG, WALTER NYLE  (1370081) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP118 of No 501 Sqn, which collided with Typhoon R7814 of No 266 Sqn on take off and burst into flames.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Warriston) Cemetery.

16-Sep

COATES, ALAN EDWARD  (40643) RNZAF - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9365 'A' of No 502 Sqn, which died from exposure having managed to get out of the aircraft after it was ditched following an attack by enemy fighters whilst on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

ELLAM, JOHN REUBEN  (112387) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9365 'A' of No 502 Sqn, which died from exposure having managed to get out of the aircraft after it was ditched following an attack by enemy fighters whilst on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

COCKBURN, ALEXANDER BRIDGES  (414594) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9365 'A' of No 502 Sqn, which died from exposure having managed to get out of the aircraft after it was ditched following an attack by enemy fighters whilst on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

ROBERTS, HERBERT ARTHUR  (1164473) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9365 'A' of No 502 Sqn, which died from exposure having managed to get out of the aircraft after it was ditched following an attack by enemy fighters whilst on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

HARVEY, WILLIAM  (R/92554) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9365 'A' of No 502 Sqn, which died from exposure having managed to get out of the aircraft after it was ditched following an attack by enemy fighters whilst on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

WALKER, PETER ALAN  (1261990) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS170 of No 611 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 on Rodeo 94 to Le Treport.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery.

16-Sep

BENEFIELD, VICTOR DOMINIC  (41302) RNZAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV612 OP-L of No 11 OTU, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

OUTEN, ERNEST JOSEPH  (413277) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV612 OP-L of No 11 OTU, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

GOODWIN, GRAHAME CYRIL RALPH  (412225) RNZAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1108 TX-K of No 11 OTU, which crashed on the banks of the Rhine during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

HOSKINS, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (414627) RNZAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1108 TX-K of No 11 OTU, which crashed on the banks of the Rhine during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

ILLINGWORTH, JOHN LAWSON MAIN  (973013) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1108 TX-K of No 11 OTU, which crashed on the banks of the Rhine during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

CHARLESWORTH, GEORGE ELLIOTT  (1214346) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1108 TX-K of No 11 OTU, which crashed on the banks of the Rhine during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

MICHELIN, REGINALD WALTER  (1263822) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1108 TX-K of No 11 OTU, which crashed on the banks of the Rhine during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

RITCHIE, JOHN FISHER SMITH  (1365387) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ728 of No 12 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames when the engine failed whilst making a precautionary landing at Little Rissington.  He is buried in Cambusnethan Cemetery.

16-Sep

ARNOLD, DOUGLAS GORDON WILLIAM  (1200938) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ728 of No 12 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames when the engine failed whilst making a precautionary landing at Little Rissington.  He is buried in Drybrook (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

16-Sep

McCARTHY, ROBERT GEORGE  (415072) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ728 of No 12 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames when the engine failed whilst making a precautionary landing at Little Rissington.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard.

16-Sep

FERGUSON, WILLIAM JOHN  (1387312) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ728 of No 12 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames when the engine failed whilst making a precautionary landing at Little Rissington.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard.

16-Sep

ADAMS, FRANCIS JAMES  (117416) RAFVR - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ730 of No 12 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

WHITFIELD, NORMAN  (1115657) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ730 of No 12 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

MARSH, DENNIS CHARLES  (1384344) RAFVR - age 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ730 of No 12 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

CALDWELL, GORDON MILES  (R/127719) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ730 of No 12 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

HALL, CLEMENT WILLIAM  (R/74348) RCAF - age 27

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ730 of No 12 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

THOMPSON, LEONARD  (1061012) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9156 of No 1402 Flt, which failed to return from a meteorological recce flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

HORN, LEONARD  (1115315) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9156 of No 1402 Flt, which failed to return from a meteorological recce flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

ROGERS, STANLEY ORTON  (1252611) RAFVR - age 36

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9156 of No 1402 Flt, which failed to return from a meteorological recce flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

COTTER, OWEN RICHARD O'HARA  (1378555) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9156 of No 1402 Flt, which failed to return from a meteorological recce flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

PARISH, GRAHAM LESLIE GC (1115314) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HD976  of No 1443 Flt/ 2 FC, which crashed at El Fasher after an engine cut on take off and the aircraft hit a building whilst attempting a forced landing.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

16-Sep

McMILLAN, DANIEL  (1558953) RAFVR - age 36

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9671 of No 22 OTU, which broke up in a dive from 800 ft shortly after taking off on an air test.  He is buried in Airdrie (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

16-Sep

MACAULEY, FRANK ALFRED CONWAY  (R/65534) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9671 of No 22 OTU, which broke up in a dive from 800 ft shortly after taking off on an air test.  He is buried in Bexhill Cemetery.

16-Sep

HOLLOWAY, LESLIE  (1332872) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9671 of No 22 OTU, which broke up in a dive from 800 ft shortly after taking off on an air test.  He is buried in Evesham Cemetery.

16-Sep

FAWCETT, ALBERT JOHN  (J/15541) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9671 of No 22 OTU, which broke up in a dive from 800 ft shortly after taking off on an air test.  He is buried in Evesham Cemetery.

16-Sep

CASIMIRI, HARRY  (J/15844) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9671 of No 22 OTU, which broke up in a dive from 800 ft shortly after taking off on an air test.  He is buried in Evesham Cemetery.

16-Sep

HALSTEAD, DAVID HARRY  (R/58198) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9671 of No 22 OTU, which broke up in a dive from 800 ft shortly after taking off on an air test.  He is buried in Evesham Cemetery.

16-Sep

O'BRIEN, JOHN WILLIAM  (R/70461) RCAF - age 21

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9671 of No 22 OTU, which broke up in a dive from 800 ft shortly after taking off on an air test.  He is buried in Evesham Cemetery.

16-Sep

DAWSON, JOHN DFC (61008) RAFVR - age 32

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1084 of No 22 OTU, which was shot down near Ahaus during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

HUGHES, WILLIAM KILPATRICK  (751551) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1084 of No 22 OTU, which was shot down near Ahaus during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

GOOLD, GEORGE CLARENCE  (J/15745) RCAF - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1084 of No 22 OTU, which was shot down near Ahaus during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

BRICHTA, PHILIP SIBBALD OGILVIE DFM (R/71563) RCAF - age 31

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1084 of No 22 OTU, which was shot down near Ahaus during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

LEMOINE, LORNE JAMES  (R/7735) RCAF - age 22

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1084 of No 22 OTU, which was shot down near Ahaus during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

TYRRELL, THEODORE FRANK  (60076) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ720 'U' of No 23 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

SUTTON, TERENCE WILLIAM  (121511) RAFVR - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ720 'U' of No 23 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

STEWART, PETER  (632138) RAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ720 'U' of No 23 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

SKINNER, ARTHUR  (747929) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ720 'U' of No 23 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

PHILP, DONALD ROBERT  (R/90469) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ720 'U' of No 23 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

NEEDLER, JOHN  (R/100587) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1730 'J' of No 23 OTU, which crashed near Krefeld during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

SMITH, JACK ARTHUR CHARLES  (R/84385) RCAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1730 'J' of No 23 OTU, which crashed near Krefeld during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

NIBBLET, JOSEPH LINWOOD  (R/95759) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1730 'J' of No 23 OTU, which crashed near Krefeld during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

DONALDSON, JOHN  (R/97047) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1730 'J' of No 23 OTU, which crashed near Krefeld during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

TANNER, KENNETH BOYD  (R/98436) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1730 'J' of No 23 OTU, which crashed near Krefeld during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

OAKLEY, JAMES FRANCIS  (798702) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ969 'B' of No 25 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

FULLER, ROBERT HARRY  (934063) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ969 'B' of No 25 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

CROCK, HERBERT WINDSOR  (1389509) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ969 'B' of No 25 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

HALL, EDMUND ARDEN  (1477817) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ969 'B' of No 25 OTU, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

16-Sep

LOONEY, PATRICK LAWRENCE  (406694) RAAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV723 'H' of No 26 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

PATE, JAMES THOMAS  (656344) RAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV723 'H' of No 26 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

CALCUTT, CLARENCE GILBERT  (1165796) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV723 'H' of No 26 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

BUTLER, ALFRED ERIC WILLIAM  (1287068) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV723 'H' of No 26 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

CLAYTON, MICHAEL JAMES  (1293639) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV723 'H' of No 26 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

JOHNSON, HOWARD EDWARD  (R/137467) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV941 'G' of No 26 OTU, which crashed off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

16-Sep

STREETER, LAWRENCE WILLIAM  (413505) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV941 'G' of No 26 OTU, which crashed off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Noorddijk General Cemetery.

16-Sep

BARTLETT, ALEXANDER MACKENZIE  (622974) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV941 'G' of No 26 OTU, which crashed off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

ARCHER, WILLIAM GORDON  (656255) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV941 'G' of No 26 OTU, which crashed off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

WHITE, DOUGLAS ARTHUR  (R/83079) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV941 'G' of No 26 OTU, which crashed off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Sep

LUPTON, FRED  (49838) RAF - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2782 'A' of No 27 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

FELCE, PETER GIFFORD  (69443) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2782 'A' of No 27 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

EASTON, ALEXANDER  (126451) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2782 'A' of No 27 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

WHEBLE, ERNEST JOHN CLIFFORD  (127163) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2782 'A' of No 27 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

PIERPOINT, MORRIS LESLIE  (755786) RAFVR - age 31

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2782 'A' of No 27 OTU, which failed to return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

16-Sep

MASON, PETER JOHN ERNEST  (125700) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, EM260 of No 5 GTS, which spun into the ground off a steep turn shortly after releasing the glider it had been towing.  He is buried in Pembridge (St Mary) Churchyard.

16-Sep

JOHNSON, DANIEL JAMES  (1391771) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, 7070 of No 5 SFTS, which crashed after hitting trees at Lynedock, Ontario.  He is buried in Brantford (St Joseph's) Cemetery.

16-Sep

WILSON, NORMAN PITTS  (R/86543) RCAF - age 32

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in he was working in the main workshop at Khulna in India when was accidentally electrocuted. of No the Far East Sqn, which .  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery.

16-Sep

KEITH, DAVID NOBLE  (1695320) RAFVR - age

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 Northumberland East 1st.  He is buried in Alloa (Sunnyside) Cemetery.

16-Sep

CLEMENT, GEORGE OLAF  (529445) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was serving at RAF Ludlow at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Ludlow.  He is buried in Ludford Church Cemetery.

16-Sep

LANE, RONALD FREDERICK JOHN  (1125771) RAFVR - age 22

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 Stamford.  He is buried in Rhyl Town Cemetery.

16-Sep

KERSHAW, RICHARD MAURICE  (1095833) RAFVR - age ?

Flt 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 Wrexham.  He is buried in Waterhead (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

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