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Casualties - 2 - 4 October 1942


02-Oct

WALFORD, JULIAN EDWARD POWIS  (43557) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IID, BP556 of No 6 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Ismailia during an searchlight co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

02-Oct

FOERS, GEOFFREY CHARLES  (104517) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1275 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

02-Oct

PARRY, VICTOR HENRY  (115326) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1275 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

02-Oct

MILLBAND, LEONARD  (815171) AuxAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1275 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

02-Oct

CHRISTIE, FREDERICK  (1052883) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1275 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

02-Oct

CLARK, HAROLD MOFFAT  (1104588) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1275 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

02-Oct

STEPHENSON, THOMAS AITKEN  (R/84432) RCAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1275 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

02-Oct

OSMOND, CHARLES JACK  (47685) RAF - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4768 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

02-Oct

BUTTERWORTH, ERNEST REX  (149856) RAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4768 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

02-Oct

RAE, GEORGE  (1179958) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AL192 of No 112 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames on take off for a practice flight  He was thrown clear and killed.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

02-Oct

MARTIN, GEORGE WILFRED  (405302) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK271 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

02-Oct

JONES, REX NIGEL HUGH  (411217) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK271 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

02-Oct

NELSON, GEORGE  (412476) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK271 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

02-Oct

TURVEY, KENNETH TEMPEST  (925966) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK271 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

02-Oct

ADSETT, FREDERICK CHARLES  (R/92747) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK271 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

02-Oct

GREENSLADE, WILLIAM ROY  (45202) RAF - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9167 OJ-N of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on  a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

02-Oct

SMITH, MARSHAL KENNETH  (570749) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9167 OJ-N of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on  a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

02-Oct

HUGHES, FREDERICK LEONARD  (628727) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9167 OJ-N of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on  a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

02-Oct

ORANGE, WILLIAM  (935171) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9167 OJ-N of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on  a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

02-Oct

MOORE, ERNEST LESLIE  (1211456) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9167 OJ-N of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on  a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

02-Oct

GOLDSMITH, BENJAMIN FREDERICK  (1287042) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9167 OJ-N of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on  a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

02-Oct

McINTYRE, ROBERT FRANCIS  (R/101201) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9167 OJ-N of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on  a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

02-Oct

KITE, JOSEPH ALEC CHARLES  (49684) RAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V Z6653 MA-O of No 161 Sqn, which ditched off the Dutch coast  following an engine failure during a supply dropping sortie to the Netherlands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

02-Oct

GANDER, ALFRED  (1320955) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V Z6653 MA-O of No 161 Sqn, which ditched off the Dutch coast  following an engine failure during a supply dropping sortie to the Netherlands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

02-Oct

SCOTT, JOHN REGINALD SIMPSON  (1388136) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V Z6653 MA-O of No 161 Sqn, which ditched off the Dutch coast  following an engine failure during a supply dropping sortie to the Netherlands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

02-Oct

O'CALLAGHAN, CHARLES  (547590) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3763 HA-Q of No 218 Sqn, which crashed at Hubertus on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

02-Oct

JONES, JOHN THOMAS  (657611) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3763 HA-Q of No 218 Sqn, which crashed at Hubertus on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

02-Oct

DUFFY, T  (798611) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3763 HA-Q of No 218 Sqn, which crashed at Hubertus on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

02-Oct

ROLESTON, FREDERICK LIVINGSTON  (982544) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3763 HA-Q of No 218 Sqn, which crashed at Hubertus on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

02-Oct

JEFFREY, CYRIL EDWARD  (1028004) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3763 HA-Q of No 218 Sqn, which crashed at Hubertus on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

02-Oct

HENDERSON, NORMAN  (1078358) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3763 HA-Q of No 218 Sqn, which crashed at Hubertus on a raid to Lubeck.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

02-Oct

GRIFFITHS, MALDWYN  (1379390) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 218 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

02-Oct

PARSONS, PHILIP TREVOR  (90491) AuxAF - age 25

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD639 of No 264 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Colerne.  He is buried in Colerne (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

02-Oct

HARDING, PAUL ANTHONY  (75028) RAFVR - age 30

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD639 of No 264 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Colerne.  He is buried in Gerrards Cross (St James) Churchyard.

02-Oct

SORENSON, ROALD BERNHARD ()  - age

 

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD355 'K' of No 331 Sqn, which was shot down near Gravelines on Circus 221 to St Omer.   .

02-Oct

CLEVE, F ()  - age

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD373 'D' of No 331 Sqn, which was lost on Circus 221 to St Omer.   .

02-Oct

REESOR, ROBERT DUNHAM  (J/16023) RCAF - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS177 of No 401 Sqn, which was lost on Circus 221 to St Omer.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

02-Oct

SHANNON, GEORGE HENRY  (400294) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG228 LQ-H of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Noorddijk General Cemetery.

02-Oct

MESSHAM, SIDNEY  (618362) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG228 LQ-H of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Noorddijk General Cemetery.

02-Oct

WILLIAMS, LIONEL HARRY  (R/122012) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG228 LQ-H of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Noorddijk General Cemetery.

02-Oct

NEUBERT, CHARLES JOSEPH  (R/132976) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG228 LQ-H of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Noorddijk General Cemetery.

02-Oct

MURPHY, EDWARD WARREN  (R/67977) RCAF - age 21

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG228 LQ-H of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Noorddijk General Cemetery.

02-Oct

BEN-HERTZ, MAXWELL  (R/87671) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG228 LQ-H of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Noorddijk General Cemetery.

02-Oct

HACKETT, DAVID GEORGE  (R/89449) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG228 LQ-H of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Noorddijk General Cemetery.

02-Oct

STUART, HARDING JAMES  (J/9289) RCAF - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK269 VR-C of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

02-Oct

MORLIDGE, ARTHUR BRYAN  (J/9762) RCAF - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK269 VR-C of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

02-Oct

SVEINSON, HELFI SVEINN  (R/107046) RCAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK269 VR-C of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

02-Oct

PRICE, HUBERT DOUGLAS  (R/79132) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK269 VR-C of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

02-Oct

STOWE, SIDNEY VERNON  (R/87673) RCAF - age 20

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK269 VR-C of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Krefeld.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

02-Oct

PHILLIPS, RAYMOND IGNATIUS  (402893) RNZAF - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R8683 of No 486 Sqn, which was probably shot down by enemy fighters off the French coast during Circus 122.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

02-Oct

ROBERTS, ROY OWEN  (569310) RAF - age 22

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, 3187 of No 1 SFTS, which broke up whilst attempting to recover from a vertical dive during an instrument flying practice.  He is buried in Barrie Union Cemetery.

02-Oct

LING, FRANK WILLIAM  (1475697) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, 3187 of No 1 SFTS, which broke up whilst attempting to recover from a vertical dive during an instrument flying practice.  He is buried in Barrie Union Cemetery.

02-Oct

HESSE Marian (P.783205) PAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV802 of No 18 OTU, which crashed in flames shortly after taking off from Bramcote on a training flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

02-Oct

MISTECKI Edmund Stan (P.794315) PAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV802 of No 18 OTU, which crashed in flames shortly after taking off from Bramcote on a training flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

02-Oct

CARRINGTON, ROBERT CHARLES  (1270267) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, L6201 of No 3 Radio School, which was ditched in the sea off Turnberry.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

02-Oct

CLARKSON, JOHN JAMES  (567049) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was serving with No 309 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

02-Oct

GOLDSMITH, NORMAN FREDERICK TEMPLE DFM (527384) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9734 of the SD Flt, which ditched on its return from a supply drop to Crete following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

02-Oct

COPESTICK, ARTHUR  (113211) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

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 E Dereham.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex.

02-Oct

GULL, WILLIAM HENRY  (658055) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, Z7157 of No 56 OTU, which dived into the ground at night on take off from Kinnell.  He is buried in Sheerness (Isle-of-Sheppey) Cemetery.

02-Oct

TEW, GORDON WILLIAM  (1738031) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died in the Isolation Hospital, Lerwick, from typhoid fever and lobar pneumonia.  He is buried in Wellingborough (Doddington Road) Cemetery.

03-Oct

PENROSE, RONALD WILLIAM  (1302489) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was serving with No 163 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Wellingborough (Doddington Road) Cemetery.

03-Oct

THORNHILL, RICHARD ANTHONY LISTER  (1264690) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was serving with No 500 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Amersham Consecrated Cemetery.

03-Oct

PETTER, BEAUFORT READ KENNAN  (118081) RAFVR - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, ? of No 1 (RIAF) Sqn, which was involved in a flying accident.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

03-Oct

MOORE, LAURENCE THOMAS  (771540) RAFVR - age 25

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, ? of No 1 (RIAF) Sqn, which was involved in a flying accident.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

03-Oct

BUTLER, JOHN ROBERT  (1166008) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, ? of No 1 (RIAF) Sqn, which was involved in a flying accident.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

03-Oct

SMITH, LIONEL VERNON OSMAN  (J/9513) RCAF - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, ? of No 1 (RIAF) Sqn, which collided with a Hurricane.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

03-Oct

SANSOME, HAROLD  (1208957) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX597 of No 1 OADU, which ditched off the Canary Islands on a delivery flight from Gibraltar to Bathurst.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Oct

POWELL, ALLAN SIDNEY HERBERT  (1333187) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5377 of No 1 OADU, which ditched off the Cape Ghir in French Morocco on a delivery flight from Gibraltar to Bathurst.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Oct

MACINTYRE, RODERICK HECTOR  (1381478) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5377 of No 1 OADU, which ditched off the Cape Ghir in French Morocco on a delivery flight from Gibraltar to Bathurst.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Oct

LEVETT, KENNETH GORDON  (1222795) RAFVR - age 22

AC1

He was serving with No 118 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery.

03-Oct

MAXFIELD, ERIC RADFORD  (1198454) RAFVR - age 38

AC2

He was serving with No 216 Grp at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Aswan Bandar British Cemetery.

03-Oct

GALLEY, WILLIAM  (1136557) RAFVR - age 31

AC1

He was serving with No 250 Wing at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

03-Oct

PRICE, RALPH KEELAN  (574445) RAF - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in PT-19A, 41-14740 of No 3 BFTS when he fell from the aircraft due to his seat belt not being fastened.  He is buried in Miami (Grand Army of the Republic) Cemetery.

03-Oct

FIRMIN, OLIVER  (1448083) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AS263 of No 35 SFTS, which crashed on an overshoot at Brada landing ground.  He is buried in North Battleford Cemetery.

03-Oct

JOHNSTON, ROBERT JOHN  (1480745) RAFVR - age 24

AC1

He was serving with the ADCU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

03-Oct

COLE, ROBERT SIDNEY  (1413595) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was in Draft 4276 but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained .  He is buried in Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery.

03-Oct

WILLIAMSON, JAMES NELSON  (1504974) RAFVR - age 22

AC2

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

03-Oct

SILVERWOOD, WILLIAM CUDWORTH  (938073) RAFVR - age 37

Cpl

He fell from a window in Dickson Road, Blackpool onto the pavement and died of severe head injuries.   Inquest determined he probably died whilst sleepwalking.

03-Oct

HOOD, ALBERT  (1506954) RAFVR - age 23

LAC

He was serving in the UK and was killed whilst riding a motor cycle when he collided with a cyclist at the junction of Copperfield Road and Holmfield Road in Coventry.  He is buried in Alveston (St Helen) Churchyard.

03-Oct

HARDISTY, ARTHUR  (1242150) RAFVR - age 33

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 York.  He is buried in Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery.

03-Oct

DUNCAN, ROBERT  (336325) RAF - age 42

WO

He was serving at the RAF Depot, Uxbridge and died in the Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, Fife, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Catterick Cemetery

03-Oct

GOOCH, ALBERT GEORGE  (1336935) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Ely (No - G).  He is buried in Thurrock (Grays) New Cemetery.

03-Oct

HYDE, HILDA MAY  (451528) WAAF - age 29

LACW

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 W Cheshire.  She is buried in Woodchurch (All Saints) Churchyard.

04-Oct

GRAY, ROBERT  (72081) RAF - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM168 of No 63 Sqn, which spun into the ground on Peston Moor near Leyburn.  He is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery.

04-Oct

FARGHER, GEORGE PASS  (R/67720) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X8039 'F' of No 227 Sqn, which was ditched in the sea following an engine failure, from which he was unable to escape.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Oct

PHELAN, JEROME DAVID  (J/1486) RCAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was serving with No 238 and died from injuries sustained in a road accident between two trucks on the Cairo-Alexandria Road.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

04-Oct

HOGARTH, GEORGE ALEXANDER  (R/95351) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BR379 'V' of No 249 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Qrendi having been wounded in a fight with Bf 109s.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

04-Oct

GASS, MURRAY IRVING  (1190047) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, EP700 'Q' of No 249 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s over Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Oct

BARTON, JOSEPH HENRY  (120921) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE360 of No 415 Sqn, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Oct

BOYTON, BASIL  (401100) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE360 of No 415 Sqn, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Oct

MAHER, JOSEPH FRANCIS  (798638) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE360 of No 415 Sqn, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Oct

STUCKLESS, JOSEPH GUY  (798641) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE360 of No 415 Sqn, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Oct

HATHERLY, JOHN EDWARD  (748136) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH379 of No 521 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Bircham Newton.  He is buried in Bedfont Cemetery.

04-Oct

HARRIS, ERNEST ROY  (1310418) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH379 of No 521 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Bircham Newton.  He is buried in Dawlish Cemetery.

04-Oct

KNIGHT, ERNEST JOHN  (523537) RAF - age 28

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH379 of No 521 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Bircham Newton.  He is buried in Eastington (St Michael and All Angels) Churchyard.

04-Oct

PORTER, ROBERT CLARKE  (107784) RAFVR - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH379 of No 521 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Bircham Newton.  He is buried in Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard.

04-Oct

HAWKINS, CHARLES RONALD  (1311082) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH379 of No 521 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Bircham Newton.  He is buried in Mansfield (Nottingham Road) Cemetery.

04-Oct

TIMEWELL, ROBERT SHORT  (656496) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane II, BN205 of No 539 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Burscough in Lancashire.  He is buried in Burscough Bridge (St John the Baptist) Churchyard, Ormskirk.

04-Oct

WILLIAMS, BERNARD CLIVE  (405355) RNZAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN382 of No 539 Sqn, which dived into the ground from low cloud near Gilsland in Cumberland.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery.

04-Oct

MOORE, KENNETH MCGREGOR  (1532829) RAFVR - age 26

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in an unknown aircraft of No ? BFTS, which was lost on this date.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe.

04-Oct

THOMAS, NORRIS  (49136) RAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN105 of No 32 OTU, which struck trees on high ground and burnt out at Mount Taum, Salt Spring, British Columbia, while on circuits.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park.

04-Oct

CHINERY, JACK  (122341) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8773 of No 5 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground near Abergwesyn in Breconshire.  He is buried in Bishops Cleeve (St Michael) Churchyard.

04-Oct

HYNDMAN, THOMAS FREDERICK  (R/129026) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8773 of No 5 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground near Abergwesyn in Breconshire.  He is buried in Oxford (Headington) Cemetery.

04-Oct

LECLEZIO, ALFRED JEAN EDOUARD  (126781) RAFVR - age 25

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane X, AF978 of No 56 OTU, which flew into Hill of Wirran near Edzell.  He is buried in Felpham (St Mary) Churchyard.

04-Oct

LYON, ERIC  (104429) RAFVR - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5286 of No 9 (C) OTU, which spun into the ground near Crosby-on-Eden.  He was cremated at Golders Green Crematorium.

04-Oct

BAKER, RICHARD JAMES  (1282426) RAFVR - age 29

LAC

He was in Draft 4415 but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained .  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

04-Oct

NELMS, GORDON RICHARD  (545303) RAF - age 25

LAC

He was serving at Haifa at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery.

04-Oct

GILBERT, JOHN ALEC  (1171126) RAFVR - age 22

AC2

He had been serving at Seletar and was probably captured, the circumstances of his death, have not yet been ascertained .  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

04-Oct

BROOKE-ALDER, STELLA MARY CAROLINE  (444353) WAAF - age 20

LACW

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 Epping.  She is buried in Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery.

04-Oct

O'SHEA, DENIS  (991489) RAFVR - age 25

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died in a military hospital, probably RAF Cosford, after a short illness.  He is buried in Shevington (St Ann) Churchyard.

04-Oct

GIBBONS, GEORGE JAMES ARTHUR  (1725753) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Derby.  He is buried in Stoke-upon-Tern (St Peter) Church Cemetery.

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