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Casualties - 1 October 1942


01-Oct

JONES, JOHN LESLIE  (112747) RAFVR - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB207 ZA-M of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

PRIOR, ROBERT CHARLES  (591353) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB207 ZA-M of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

STEVENS, RICHARD QUICK  (991511) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB207 ZA-M of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

CURRAN, KENNETH RAYMOND  (1387664) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB207 ZA-M of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

PICKERING, MAURICE ALAN  (1529839) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB207 ZA-M of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

CARTER, STANLEY CHILDS  (1577361) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB207 ZA-M of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

MOWBRAY, ALEXANDER MCKENZIE  (R/78998) RCAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB207 ZA-M of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

SMYTHSON, LESLIE  (655106) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT520 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Odense (Assistens) Cemetery.

01-Oct

SULLIVAN, HENRY EDWARD  (656437) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT520 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Odense (Assistens) Cemetery.

01-Oct

MOORE, HERBERT SYDNEY  (1114488) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT520 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Odense (Assistens) Cemetery.

01-Oct

CAMPBELL, DAVID  (1373264) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT520 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Odense (Assistens) Cemetery.

01-Oct

IVERS, DONALD ARTHUR  (R/123215) RCAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT520 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Odense (Assistens) Cemetery.

01-Oct

SPOWART, GEORGE WILLIAM  (547329) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT520 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard.

01-Oct

GOURLAY, ROBERT FRANCIS  (R/105633) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT520 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard.

01-Oct

PETTICAN, REGINALD STANLEY  (926764) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7667 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

NORREGAARD, ARNE  (1260261) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7667 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

MOLLER, JOHN HOPE  (411924) RNZAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7852 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

BRETT, THOMAS EDWARD  (637729) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7852 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

MacPHERSON, CYRIL HAIG  (R/113324) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7852 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

PICKARD, CLARENCE EUGENE  (R/95667) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7852 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

HUNTER, THOMAS MCLENNON MILLER  (R/98980) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7852 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

STARK, GEORGE  (1365782) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7634 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Baltic Sea off Peenemunde on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

VINCENT, JAMES HENRY  (130210) RAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7634 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Baltic Sea off Peenemunde on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

MEREDITH, JAMES LLOYD  (412252) RNZAF - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7634 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Baltic Sea off Peenemunde on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

BUCHANAN, JAMES  (572393) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7634 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Baltic Sea off Peenemunde on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

WEBBER, HAROLD EDWARD  (742913) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7634 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Baltic Sea off Peenemunde on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

BOOTH, REGINALD  (942419) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7634 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Baltic Sea off Peenemunde on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

HANSFORD, ALBERT HENRY  (R/85155) RCAF - age 34

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7634 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Baltic Sea off Peenemunde on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

TATE, JOHN EDMOND  (46344) RAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4187 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Esbjerg in Denmark on a raid to Wismar.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

01-Oct

STEPHENS, JAMES DOUGLAS VERNON STEWART  (103510) RAFVR - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4187 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Esbjerg in Denmark on a raid to Wismar.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

01-Oct

DOWDEN, NORMAN EDWIN  (963176) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4187 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Esbjerg in Denmark on a raid to Wismar.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

01-Oct

WILLIAMSON, ROBERT EMSLIE WALLACE  (989011) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4187 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Esbjerg in Denmark on a raid to Wismar.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

01-Oct

HEREFORD, PAUL  (1162357) RAFVR - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4187 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Esbjerg in Denmark on a raid to Wismar.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

01-Oct

ROWE, HERBERT REGINALD  (1176862) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4187 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Esbjerg in Denmark on a raid to Wismar.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

01-Oct

NUGENT, CHARLES GERARD  (R/64912) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4187 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Esbjerg in Denmark on a raid to Wismar.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

01-Oct

SHAW, JAMES DOUGLAS  (1068083) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 51 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

HAWES, GEORGE ALAN  (127491) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5703 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Syerstonon a raid to Wismar as a result of the dinghy breaking free and fouling the tail unit.  He is buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery.

01-Oct

WESTON, GEORGE ERNEST  (41885) RAF - age 23

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5703 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Syerstonon a raid to Wismar as a result of the dinghy breaking free and fouling the tail unit.  He is buried in Hemblington (All Saints) Churchyard.

01-Oct

RAMSAY, JOHN MCFADYEN  (1365084) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5703 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Syerstonon a raid to Wismar as a result of the dinghy breaking free and fouling the tail unit.  He is buried in Lasswade Cemetery.

01-Oct

BELLCHAMBERS, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1221132) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5703 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Syerstonon a raid to Wismar as a result of the dinghy breaking free and fouling the tail unit.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

01-Oct

GALLAWAY, LLOYD GEORGE  (J/16499) RCAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5703 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Syerstonon a raid to Wismar as a result of the dinghy breaking free and fouling the tail unit.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

01-Oct

ROBINSON, JACK MACHIN  (1057338) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5703 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Syerstonon a raid to Wismar as a result of the dinghy breaking free and fouling the tail unit.  He is buried in Sheffield (Darnall) Cemetery.

01-Oct

HANSON, JOSEPH EDWARD  (46968) RAF - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5703 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take off from Syerstonon a raid to Wismar as a result of the dinghy breaking free and fouling the tail unit.  He is buried in Shipley (Nab Wood) Cemetery.

01-Oct

DALE, GEOFFREY ERNEST  (41314) RNZAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5759 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock on a raid to Wismar.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

01-Oct

DARE, GEORGE FRANCIS  (403237) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5759 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock on a raid to Wismar.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

01-Oct

HEWITT, HAROLD  (900003) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5759 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock on a raid to Wismar.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

01-Oct

CADMAN, RONALD WILLIAM  (1165794) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5759 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock on a raid to Wismar.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

01-Oct

COLE, RONALD SYDNEY  (1375124) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5759 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock on a raid to Wismar.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

01-Oct

WILLIAMSON, HARRY ROBERT  (R/93550) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5759 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed near Rostock on a raid to Wismar.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery.

01-Oct

PEACOCK, THOMAS WILLIAM  (403628) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7812 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

GREENWOOD, HARRY STANSFIELD  (629695) RAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7812 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

VAN LELYVELD, PETER  (778678) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7812 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

TOPPING, ERIC  (915895) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7812 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

SKERMAN, PETER DENNIS  (1168891) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7812 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

LAVIS, LESLIE HAROLD  (1290215) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7812 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

ATKINSON, MERLE WILLIAM  (J/8359) RCAF - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7812 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

JONES, NORMAN REX  (403172) RAAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB236 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near the target on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

TYTHERLEIGH, ERNEST HENRY  (1180112) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB236 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near the target on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

GILLIES, GORDON MENHENNICK  (J/10175) RCAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB236 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near the target on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

CARRICK, JOHN HAMMOND  (J/10186) RCAF - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB236 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near the target on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

GREGORY, JOHN KENNETH  (1066775) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1036 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Schleswig on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

WALDMAN, SIDNEY SOLOMON  (1255786) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1036 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Schleswig on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

JOHNSON, ROBERT WILLIAM  (1331196) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1036 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Schleswig on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

TURPIN, THOMAS EDWARD  (R/55384) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1036 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Schleswig on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

ROBINSON, FREDERICK JAMES  (1018128) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1066 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

JAMES, JOSEPH SYDNEY  (1018969) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1066 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

TOOTH, FRANK  (1026790) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1066 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

McINTYRE, GEORGE ANDREW  (1197253) RAFVR - age 35

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1066 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

CATO, PERCY CHARLES  (1261952) RAFVR - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1066 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

MILBANK, RONALD LESLIE  (1391925) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1066 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

MACGILLIVRAY, AUBREY LAWRENCE  (J/10168) RCAF - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1066 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

MATHEWS, RICHARD  (785047) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7858 of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

TARVER, DEREK HUGH  (575807) RAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7858 of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea on a raid to Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

PARKER, THOMAS HENRY  (939160) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7858 of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea on a raid to Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

SADLER, GEORGE HENRY  (1381694) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7858 of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea on a raid to Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

DUNN, SIDNEY GORDON ELLIS  (R/78393) RCAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7858 of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea on a raid to Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

PETERS, ROY JAMES  (R/82876) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7858 of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea on a raid to Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

BENNER, DAVID STANLEY  (R/90419) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7858 of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea on a raid to Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

READ, MONTAGU FRANCIS BALDWIN  (33076) RAF - age 30

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7613 HA-N of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Esbjerg on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

01-Oct

DU TOIT, JOHANNES CHRISTIAAN FREDERICK  (110826) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7613 HA-N of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Esbjerg on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

01-Oct

PARKINSON, ALAN IRWIN  (411774) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7613 HA-N of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Esbjerg on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

01-Oct

MENARD, JOSEPH DONAT ROMEO  (R/54985) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7613 HA-N of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Esbjerg on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

01-Oct

DRAKE, JOHN RANDAL  (115207) RAFVR - age 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7613 HA-N of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Esbjerg on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

DAWSON, JOHN WILLIAM  (941538) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7613 HA-N of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Esbjerg on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

COOPER, KENNETH JOHN  (1261844) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7613 HA-N of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Esbjerg on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

SPEED, JAMES  (1293315) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7613 HA-N of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Esbjerg on a raid to Lubeck.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

MILLINGEN, IAN LESLIE  (411798) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD235 of No 222 Sqn, which crashed near Dunbar in East Lothian as a result of structural failure of the wing.  He is buried in Dirleton Cemetery.

01-Oct

BURMAN, ROBERT ALFRED  (1074868) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG414 of No 225 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Macmerry.  He is buried in Gladsmuir Parish Churchyard.

01-Oct

FAIRLESS, ALAN  (657753) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7082 LQ-T of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at Bohlberg on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

SHEWARD, LESLIE ROLAND  (1163449) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7082 LQ-T of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at Bohlberg on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

McCANN, JOHN WARREN  (J/10138) RCAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7082 LQ-T of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at Bohlberg on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

CUNNINGHAM, FRANCIS LEO  (J/15985) RCAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7082 LQ-T of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at Bohlberg on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

DUNCAN, WILLIAM HOWARD  (J/15986) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7082 LQ-T of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at Bohlberg on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

LANG, ANDREW ALEXANDER  (J/16053) RCAF - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7082 LQ-T of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at Bohlberg on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

KUCHERYK, PETER  (R/85956) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7082 LQ-T of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at Bohlberg on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

POCOCK, JAMES JEROME  (R/90109) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7082 LQ-T of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at Bohlberg on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

KITCHEN, JOHN COLWELL  (J/15997) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7710 LQ-R "Rhur Valley Express" of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

GREEN, ARTHUR MONSON  (J/16009) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7710 LQ-R "Rhur Valley Express" of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

OLSEN, EDWARD CARL  (J/8777) RCAF - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7710 LQ-R "Rhur Valley Express" of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

McCRON, WILLIAM GRANGER  (R/91332) RCAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7710 LQ-R "Rhur Valley Express" of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

CARTER, ALBERT MARTIN  (R/91412) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7710 LQ-R "Rhur Valley Express" of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

VINEBERG, AARON JOSEPH RONNIE  (1066449) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7710 LQ-R "Rhur Valley Express" of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

COPELAND, BEN BALES  (R/79564) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7710 LQ-R "Rhur Valley Express" of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Oct

PEEL, STANLEY  (132345) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7780 LQ-Q of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

CHANCE, ALBERT DONALD  (1044874) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7780 LQ-Q of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

LE PAGE, JOSEPH LOUIS PHILIPPE  (J/15698) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7780 LQ-Q of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

CAMPBELL, JOHN THOMPSON  (J/15888) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7780 LQ-Q of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

BURKE, JOHN RICHARD POWELL  (J/16054) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7780 LQ-Q of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

AYLES, RUSSEL JAMES  (J/7775) RCAF - age 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7780 LQ-Q of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

CARPENTER, CHARLES ARTHUR  (R/82511) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7780 LQ-Q of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Flensburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

01-Oct

REEVE, FRANK ALFRED  (1378098) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6315 of No 17 OTU, which dived into the ground from about 250 ft shortly after taking off from Upwood following an engine failure.  He is buried in Bury Cemetery, Huntingdonshire.

01-Oct

AUSTIN, FRANCIS LESLIE  (120085) RAFVR - age 34

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6315 of No 17 OTU, which dived into the ground from about 250 ft shortly after taking off from Upwood following an engine failure.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery.

01-Oct

DARBYSHIRE, GEORGE  (1078711) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6315 of No 17 OTU, which dived into the ground from about 250 ft shortly after taking off from Upwood following an engine failure.  He is buried in Wigan Cemetery.

01-Oct

LEONARD, FREDERICK  (1132890) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 260 Wing at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

01-Oct

CADHAM, FREDERICK ORCHARD  (R/77498) RCAF - age 25

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ410 of No 4 AOS, which flew into Green Gable in Cumberland.  He is buried in Haverigg (St Luke) Churchyard, Millom.

01-Oct

SANGER, ALBERT ROYSTON  (R/98135) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM619 of No 6 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground near Thornaby.  He is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery.

01-Oct

HIGGINBOTHAM, BRIAN  (742629) RAFVR - age 25

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM619 of No 6 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground near Thornaby.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

01-Oct

JUPP, PHILIP ANTHONY  (123126) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire PR F, P9310 of No 8 OTU, which failed to return from a training flight.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

01-Oct

BLACKBURN, HERBERT FRANK  (48933) RAFVR - age 35

Flt Lt

He had been travelling aboard HMT Laconia, and probably died from injuries and exposure following the sinking of the ship, which had been 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.

01-Oct

TEWFIQ SAID  (7175) Iraq Levies - age Unknown

Pvt

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

01-Oct

WRIGHT, ROBERT GEORGE MICHAEL  (62344) RAFVR - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, X6935 of the RAFC, which collided with T8488 on the approach to Cranwell and burst into flames.  He is buried in New Southgate Cemetery.

01-Oct

ROE, JOHN CECIL  (1484154) RAFVR - age 38

Cpl

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 Aylesbury.  He is buried in Ecclesall (All Saints) Churchyard.

01-Oct

SCHOLES, VERNON DEAN  (1080259) RAFVR - age 29

AC2

He was killed whilst carrying out a daily inspection in Beaufighter, R2088 of No 30 MU, when a rifle bullet entered the aircraft whilst it was parked.  He is buried in Oldham (Greenacres) Cemetery.

01-Oct

HILL, KENNETH MORELAND  (927281) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Bromsgrove.  He is buried in Southampton (South Stoneham) Cemetery.

01-Oct

REED, FREDERICK JOHN  (901659) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

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

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