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Casualties - 28 - 29 October 1942


28-Oct

MULLARD, JOHN ERNEST  (400657) RAAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA322 of No 8 Sqn, which collided with BA477 shortly after taking off from Socotra.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery.

28-Oct

BROAD, RONALD ERIC  (406288) RAAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA322 of No 8 Sqn, which collided with BA477 shortly after taking off from Socotra.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery.

28-Oct

BRIDGLAND, MAURICE EVEREST  (407405) RAAF - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA322 of No 8 Sqn, which collided with BA477 shortly after taking off from Socotra.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery.

28-Oct

COCKER, LEONARD  (61973) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP613 'S' of No 92 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during a bomber escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28-Oct

PHILLIPS, HOWARD JAMES  (89404) RAFVR - age 24 Fg Off He was killed whilst probably flying Spitfire VC, EP643 'V' of No 145 Sqn, which spun into the ground during a freelance patrol in the El Daba area.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

28-Oct

CRANZ, WILLIAM AUGUST  (407927) RAAF - age 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3957 of No 150 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

OVENS, JOHN ROBERTS  (656766) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3957 of No 150 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

RUDD, ARTHUR REGINALD  (971942) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3957 of No 150 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

POLLITT, HARRY  (1006357) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3957 of No 150 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

TAYLOR, JAMES ARTHUR  (1379000) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3957 of No 150 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

DURRANT, CARROLL RONALD  (40605) RNZAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL548 'R' of No 160 Sqn, which was shot down near the target on a raid against Maleme airfield.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery.

28-Oct

REILLY, CHARLES CHRISTOPHER  (40629) RNZAF - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL548 'R' of No 160 Sqn, which was shot down near the target on a raid against Maleme airfield.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery.

28-Oct

LAWRENCE, RICHARD SCOTT  (83741) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL548 'R' of No 160 Sqn, which was shot down near the target on a raid against Maleme airfield.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery.

28-Oct

COX, ERIC CLARENCE DFC (401256) RAF - age 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL548 'R' of No 160 Sqn, which was shot down near the target on a raid against Maleme airfield.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery.

28-Oct

DONALDSON, DAVID ALEXANDER  (405544) RAAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL548 'R' of No 160 Sqn, which was shot down near the target on a raid against Maleme airfield.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery.

28-Oct

GIBBONS, JAMES ALBERT  (627801) RAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL548 'R' of No 160 Sqn, which was shot down near the target on a raid against Maleme airfield.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery.

28-Oct

ELLERKER, HARRY VICTOR  (972580) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL548 'R' of No 160 Sqn, which was shot down near the target on a raid against Maleme airfield.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery.

28-Oct

HARWOOD, PHILIP EDWARD  (1264441) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL548 'R' of No 160 Sqn, which was shot down near the target on a raid against Maleme airfield.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery.

28-Oct

MARRINER, JOHN  (100091) RAFVR - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG959 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near LG 104 on a raid against LG 20, both near Qotafiyah.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28-Oct

HENDRON, FRANCIS  (649482) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG959 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near LG 104 on a raid against LG 20, both near Qotafiyah.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

28-Oct

CARLSON, STANLEY CARL WALTER  (117445) RAFVR - age 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT251 XA-O of No 489 Sqn, which failed to return from a night torpedo bombing mission off coast of Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

LAWRENCE, JACK BAILEY  (122558) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT251 XA-O of No 489 Sqn, which failed to return from a night torpedo bombing mission off coast of Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

VINCENT, STUART JOHN  (1316950) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT251 XA-O of No 489 Sqn, which failed to return from a night torpedo bombing mission off coast of Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

FISHER, HENRY GUY NEVILLE  (R/92204) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT251 XA-O of No 489 Sqn, which failed to return from a night torpedo bombing mission off coast of Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

AUSTIN, JOHN HENRY  (940606) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6580 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

LAMPITT, EDWARD THOMAS WILLIAM  (1237647) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6580 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

REINELT, NORMAN CLAPHAM  (1314399) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6580 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

HOWES, RONALD VINSON  (1335400) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6580 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

BRADSELL, BERT JAMES  (1380983) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6580 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

BRIDGES, LESLIE SAMUEL  (1431897) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6580 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

FOSTER, FREDERICK THOMAS  (642117) RAF - age 27

LAC

He had been serving with No 151 MU but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Surabaya in Java.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

28-Oct

HAY, WILLIAM JAMES  (47798) RAFVR - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, AZ803 of No 1529 Flt, which flew into the ground at night near Peterborough.  He is buried in Lyme Regis Cemetery.

28-Oct

DEAN, FREDERICK SPENDLOVE  (403760) RNZAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF314 'F' of No 1651 HCU, which crashed and burst into flames after aborting the first landing at Waterbeach at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

28-Oct

TURNER, ERNEST HENRY  (411475) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF314 'F' of No 1651 HCU, which crashed and burst into flames after aborting the first landing at Waterbeach at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

28-Oct

McLEAN, ALBERT WILLIAM  (411724) RNZAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF314 'F' of No 1651 HCU, which crashed and burst into flames after aborting the first landing at Waterbeach at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

28-Oct

BOMFORD, JOHN HAMILTON  (413808) RNZAF - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF314 'F' of No 1651 HCU, which crashed and burst into flames after aborting the first landing at Waterbeach at the end of a night navigation exercise  He was taken to the RAF Hospital at Ely but died from his injuries later that day.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

28-Oct

KOEHN, ARTHUR FERDINAND  (J/10411) RCAF - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF314 'F' of No 1651 HCU, which crashed and burst into flames after aborting the first landing at Waterbeach at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

28-Oct

MASON, ALAN ERNEST  (575569) RAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF314 'F' of No 1651 HCU, which crashed and burst into flames after aborting the first landing at Waterbeach at the end of a night navigation exercise  He was taken to the RAF Hospital at Ely but died from his injuries later that day.  He is buried in Stockton-on-Tees (Durham Road) Cemetery.

28-Oct

WILSON, ALAN  (1450996) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, X6876 of No 3 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground at night near South Cerney.  He is buried in Kersal (St Paul) Churchyard.

28-Oct

TERRY, FRANCIS GEORGE  (415059) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6752 of No 60 OTU, which crashed near Ormiston in East Lothian in bad visibility.  He is buried in Haddington (St Martin's) New Burial Ground.

28-Oct

WILLMOT, CHARLES HENRY  (658032) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX428 of No 7 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

DRYBURGH, WILLIAM GLENCROSS  (1086900) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX428 of No 7 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

STOCKER, JOHN ROSS  (1189553) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX428 of No 7 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

WRIGHT, FREDERICK  (1202556) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX428 of No 7 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

SAWYER, HORACE HENRY  (1255736) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX428 of No 7 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

LOEBER, ALFRED CHARLES  (1280771) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX428 of No 7 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

28-Oct

DAY, HARRY JOHN JOFFRE  (1389504) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, 2236 (ex T6583) of No 7 Air School, which crashed at Middenspruit near Kroonstad.  He is buried in Kroonstad New Cemetery.

28-Oct

POCKLINGTON, STANLEY  (1007940) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He had been serving at Palembang but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in Japan.  He is commemorated on the Yokohama Cremation Memorial.

28-Oct

HOLMAN, CYRIL DENYS  (1427374) RAFVR - age 21

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 Border.  He is buried in Ardingly (St Peter) Churchyard Extension.

28-Oct

HEMBRY, PETER JOHN  (628912) RAF - age 23

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 Romsey.  He is buried in Southampton (Millbrook) Cemetery.

29-Oct

WILLIAMS, DEREK BELL  (46721) RAF - age 27

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG605 of No 2, which flew into high ground near Ware.  He is buried in Birkenhead (Landican) Crematorium.

29-Oct

BARRIE, CHARLES STEWART  (977028) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF386 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Marke after emerging from cloud on an air test.  He is buried in Bothwell (Bellshill) Cemetery.

29-Oct

FISHER, CHARLES GERALD  (39814) RAF - age 30

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF386 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Marke after emerging from cloud on an air test.  He is buried in Croydon (Queen's Road) Cemetery.

29-Oct

LING, JOHN  (656045) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF386 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Marke after emerging from cloud on an air test.  He is buried in Kendal (Parkside) Cemetery.

29-Oct

HOOD, WALTER HUSON  (413417) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF386 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Marke after emerging from cloud on an air test.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery.

29-Oct

PONTING, ROLAND GEORGE  (563370) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF386 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Marke after emerging from cloud on an air test.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery.

29-Oct

BESWICK, ARTHUR  (613995) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF386 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Marke after emerging from cloud on an air test.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery.

29-Oct

McINTOSH, ALEXANDER REID  (633231) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF386 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Marke after emerging from cloud on an air test.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery.

29-Oct

HEAD, PETER DAVID  (1270197) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF386 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Marke after emerging from cloud on an air test.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery.

29-Oct

RECCHIA, EDWARD ALBERT  (R/79231) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF386 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Marke after emerging from cloud on an air test.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery.

29-Oct

SALTER, HARRY BISHOP  (45858) RAF - age 34

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF386 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Marke after emerging from cloud on an air test.  He is buried in Marston-on-Dove (St Mary) Churchyard.

29-Oct

CLEAVER, DONALD SCOTT  (940025) RAFVR - age 36

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF386 LS-Q of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Marke after emerging from cloud on an air test.  He is buried in Northampton and Counties Crematorium.

29-Oct

MARTIN, JOHN SINCLAIR  (115649) RAFVR - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5478 'P' of No 104 Sqn, which collided with Albacore, T9136 whilst attacking targets of opportunity near El Alamein.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

LEE, DOUGLAS HENRY  (400756) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5478 'P' of No 104 Sqn, which collided with Albacore, T9136 whilst attacking targets of opportunity near El Alamein.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

HART, ALBERT ROY GEORGE  (405039) RAAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5478 'P' of No 104 Sqn, which collided with Albacore, T9136 whilst attacking targets of opportunity near El Alamein.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

BEENEY, BERTRAM ARTHUR  (653383) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5478 'P' of No 104 Sqn, which collided with Albacore, T9136 whilst attacking targets of opportunity near El Alamein.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

SPEAR, VIVIAN REDNERS  (1068594) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5478 'P' of No 104 Sqn, which collided with Albacore, T9136 whilst attacking targets of opportunity near El Alamein.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

EMBREE, WILLIAM DAVID MCLAREN  (R/76211) RCAF - age 23

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5478 'P' of No 104 Sqn, which collided with Albacore, T9136 whilst attacking targets of opportunity near El Alamein.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

WALKER, ROBERT HENRY  (1029511) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ660 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Oct

BARKER, FREDERICK  (1049813) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ660 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Oct

WILDISH, JAMES ALFRED DAVID  (1209081) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ660 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Oct

MILNER, JACK  (1264477) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ660 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Oct

SMITH, ALEXANDER MUNRO  (1373320) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ660 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Oct

URWIN, REGINALD WILLIAM  (405346) RNZAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3540 KO-X of No 115 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery.

29-Oct

MEREDITH, RICHMOND LOVETT  (411768) RNZAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3540 KO-X of No 115 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Oct

McHENRY, COLIN SHONE  (1016740) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3540 KO-X of No 115 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Oct

NORCROSS, HORACE PILLING  (1120097) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3540 KO-X of No 115 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Oct

COLTMAN, JOHN  (1151281) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3540 KO-X of No 115 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Oct

RAWLINGS, ROBERT  (116058) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1738 KO-M of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Oct

MARTIN, LESLIE HUNTER  (412346) RNZAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1738 KO-M of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Oct

MERRONY, HENRY ARTHUR  (1260396) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1738 KO-M of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Oct

RATHE, DONALD STEWART  (R/104129) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1738 KO-M of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Oct

MURPHY, WILLIAM MORGAN  (R/79506) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1738 KO-M of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Oct

GOODFELLOW, WILLIAM JOHN  (653294) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK310 of No 150 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Holford in Somerset on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Carmel Baptist Chapelyard and Extension.

29-Oct

GORE, JAMES ARTHUR  (563780) RAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

ARMSTRONG, JOHN ERIC  (R/94691) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK230 of No 224, which crashed on the approach to Ayr.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire.

29-Oct

RACE, LEONARD CLARKE  (1378789) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK230 of No 224, which crashed on the approach to Ayr.  He is buried in Glasgow Crematorium.

29-Oct

BURR, SIDNEY  (570010) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK230 of No 224, which crashed on the approach to Ayr.  He is buried in Hastings Cemetery, Sussex.

29-Oct

HAMLYN, FRANCIS THOMAS GEORGE  (1185419) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK230 of No 224, which crashed on the approach to Ayr.  He is buried in Winchester (Magdalen Hill) Cemetery.

29-Oct

PARKS, WALTER  (403476) RAAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP929 of No 229 Sqn, which crashed into an obstruction as it took off on a patrol.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

29-Oct

KELSEY, ROBERT RONALD  (1069636) RAFVR - age 30

LAC

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

REEVES, RONALD WILLIAM  (133983) RAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, N9688 of No 1 GRS, which flew into trees whilst low flying.  He is buried in Summerside People's Cemetery.

29-Oct

RUDGE, CHARLES HOWARD  (133986) RAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, N9688 of No 1 GRS, which flew into trees whilst low flying.  He is buried in Summerside People's Cemetery.

29-Oct

GRANT, MALCOLM GRAEME  (44802) RAF - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6579 of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Taule Communal Cemetery.

29-Oct

RAFFAN, WILLIAM FERRIES  (123953) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6579 of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Taule Communal Cemetery.

29-Oct

CHEETHAM, ERNEST  (1138227) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6579 of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Taule Communal Cemetery.

29-Oct

MARSDEN, EDWARD  (1236807) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6579 of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Taule Communal Cemetery.

29-Oct

HEYWOOD, GILBERT CHARLES JAMES  (1389460) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6579 of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Taule Communal Cemetery.

29-Oct

MAXWELL, JAMES DAVID  (R/93957) RCAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6579 of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Taule Communal Cemetery.

29-Oct

MACKENZIE, GEORGE CAMERON  (1372522) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9217? of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Oct

MONROE, SYDNEY JOHN DFC (37685) RAF - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was serving with No 114 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

29-Oct

ODDY, ERNEST OSMOND  (1264989) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD710 of No 19 OTU, which crashed near Dalcross  following a possible lightning strike on an engine during night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Kingswood (St Andrew) Churchyard.

29-Oct

CHARTERIS, WALTER IAN  (414246) RNZAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD710 of No 19 OTU, which crashed near Dalcross  following a possible lightning strike on an engine during night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground.

29-Oct

WILLIAMS, JAMES ERIC DFM (1256892) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD710 of No 19 OTU, which crashed near Dalcross  following a possible lightning strike on an engine during night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Porlock Cemetery.

29-Oct

BARNETT, JACK HENRY  (1315315) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD710 of No 19 OTU, which crashed near Dalcross  following a possible lightning strike on an engine during night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Swyncombe (St Botolph) Churchyard.

29-Oct

DAY, GORDON WILLIAM  (1319913) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD710 of No 19 OTU, which crashed near Dalcross  following a possible lightning strike on an engine during night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Torquay Cemetery and Extension.

29-Oct

DUUS, FREDERICK JOHN LAWRENCE  (39276) RAF - age 25

Flt Lt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Tiger Moth, Aus576? of No 26 EFTS, which failed to recover from a spin near Guinea Fowl.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery

29-Oct

THORP, CHARLES WILLIAM  (1504541) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, BM767 of No 36 SFTS, which flew into the ground at night after losing height in a turn near Penhold.  He is buried in Red Deer Cemetery.

29-Oct

ADAMS, FREDERICK CHARLES  (126824) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was serving with No 43 Air School at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

FRAY, ROGER WILLIAM  (127114) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was serving with No 44 Air School at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

FURMINGER, ERNEST WILLIAM  (127126) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was serving with No 44 Air School at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

HOLGATE, RAYMOND EDGAR  (403338) RAAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Harvard II, AJ808 of No 71 OTU, which he abandoned the aircraft after he collided with AJ803 but his parachute failed to open.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

29-Oct

SWASH, WILLIAM RICHARD  (941960) RAFVR - age 26

Cpl

He was serving in China at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery.

29-Oct

GORSTEN, JOHN ADOLPH PARK  (517282) RAF - age Unknown

Cpl

He was travelling or serving aboard HMS Furious, but the circumstances of his death have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Gibraltar Memorial.

29-Oct

ISIDORE, PHILBERT JOSEPH  (1337534) RAFVR - age 26

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DK982 of the RAFC, which flew into the ground at night near Normanton in Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Cardiff Western Cemetery.

29-Oct

FOGGO, ARTHUR RICHARD  (75127) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

PETTIGREW, GORDON HOOD WHITELAW  (125817) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

VIRGO, DENIS JAMES  (125819) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

WALSHAW, CHARLES ALFRED TOZER  (125820) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

LAWRY, CHARLES MERVYN  (125825) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

MURRAY, JOHN KEITH  (125826) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

SMITH, JOHN STANLEY  (125828) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

TOMS, KEITH STANLEY  (125829) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

ATHILL, ALAN HUBERT  (126823) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

WEBB, GORDON ALLISON  (127116) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

POWELL, RUPERT DUDLEY  (127122) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

DESMOND, DENNIS ALEXANDER  (127123) RAFVR - age 31

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

MARCUS, ALICK ARTHUR  (127129) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

TUCK, SIDNEY RONALD  (127510) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Oct

HEALD, SYDNEY  (1021576) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Oct

LUMSDEN, CARLOS GERALD HUGH EDWARD  (17110) RAF - age 39

Sqn Ldr

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

MATTHEWS, HARRY GEORGE  (362081) RAF - age Unknown

WO

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

TYLER, FREDERICK  (505594) RAF - age 36

WO

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

MILLIS, ERNEST THOMAS  (513683) RAF - age 30

WO

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

SHIRLEY, WILFRED  (523502) RAF - age 36

Sgt

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

ROACH, FREDERICK  (534737) RAF - age 34

Sgt

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

ROCHE, GERALD  (535178) RAF - age 23

WO

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

VILLARS, ERNEST JOSEPH JAMES  (538950) RAF - age 30

Sgt

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

RHODES, SIDNEY  (564006) RAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

WARD, CHARLES FREDERICK  (569300) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

BIRTWISTLE, HERBERT JOSEPH  (569393) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

DIMENT, RALPH FRANCIS  (638113) RAF - age 37

Cpl

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

HAMLETT, SIDNEY HERBERT  (743333) RAFVR - age 23

Cpl

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

BLANCHARD, ERIC WILLIAM  (933812) RAFVR - age 27

LAC

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

CROFT, HAROLD  (1033198) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

DAVIES, DAVID GEORGE  (1253128) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

CANDY, RICHARD STAFFORD  (1390039) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was travelling aboard the SS Abosso at the time of his death, which was sunk by the U-575, 700 miles NW of the Azores. (43 newly qualified pilots killed in the sinking).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Oct

PHELPS, REESIE JOSEPH  (1075539) RAFVR - age 21

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 Oxford (Rees J).  He is buried in Aberdare Cemetery, Glamorganshire.

29-Oct

AMANN, WILLIAM HUBERT  (1526952) RAFVR - age 19

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 Buckrose.  He was cremated at  Bradford Crematorium.

29-Oct

JACKSON, EILEEN GERTRUDE MAUD  (2000500) WAAF - age 20

ACW1

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  Her death was registered in Scotland?.  She is buried in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery.

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