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Casualties - 15 - 16 October 1942


15-Oct

WILDEY, RICHARD KEMP (DICK)  (37437) RAF - age 25

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1058 ZA-S of No 10 Sqn, which crashed at Duisdorf on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

BRINDLEY, ALFRED  (42969) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1058 ZA-S of No 10 Sqn, which crashed at Duisdorf on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

DU BROY, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (R/82074) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1058 ZA-S of No 10 Sqn, which crashed at Duisdorf on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

MARTIN, JOHN EDWARD FREESE  (403060) RAAF - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ605 PH-S of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

15-Oct

JOHANNESEN, JACK  (412146) RAAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ605 PH-S of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

15-Oct

WILLIS, GEOFFREY CHARLES  (1023440) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ605 PH-S of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

15-Oct

BAYLEY, ROBERT  (1210044) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ605 PH-S of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

15-Oct

WILLANS, ALEC GORDON  (1381545) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ605 PH-S of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

15-Oct

RICHARDSON, EDMUND ST AUBIN  (R/82608) RCAF - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ605 PH-S of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

15-Oct

KENNY, JOHN  (1069235) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE760 of No 21 Sqn, which crashed near Swaffham whilst making a single engine approach on a training sortie.  He is buried in Barnsley Cemetery.

15-Oct

WILLIAMS, REES DAVIES  (547160) RAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE760 of No 21 Sqn, which crashed near Swaffham whilst making a single engine approach on a training sortie.  He is buried in Brecon Cemetery.

15-Oct

KIRKLAND, DOUGLAS JAMES  (411219) RNZAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE760 of No 21 Sqn, which crashed near Swaffham whilst making a single engine approach on a training sortie.  He is buried in Watton (St Mary) Churchyard.

15-Oct

MOLE, ERNEST JAMES  (1068932) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 34 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery.

15-Oct

WALLIS, FRANK ANTONY STANLEY  (109941) RAFVR - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4130 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

WHITLEY, PETER PERCY  (118892) RAFVR - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4130 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

HOOPER, ERNEST HENRY  (522767) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4130 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

STEPHENS, JOHN BRYNMOR  (1315752) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4130 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

CLARKE, JAMES CLIFFORD  (1575693) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4130 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

THOMPSON, DUNCAN GORDON  (J/9588) RCAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4130 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

RUSSELL, JOHN DE FOREST  (R/91885) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4130 of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

GAME, HENRY ERNEST  (1262786) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4233 of No 61 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed on the North Yorkshire Moors near HEMSLEY on its return from a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Bournemouth East Cemetery.

15-Oct

CANDLER, REGINALD ARTHUR  (1439336) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving with No 80 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

15-Oct

FARMERY, LEONARD  (1104885) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was serving with No 80 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

15-Oct

SMYTH, GEORGE BRUCE  (41075) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4170 DF-K of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

TURNER, JOHN DAYRELL  (126692) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4170 DF-K of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

ROBERTSON, BERTRAM SAMUEL  (137579) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4170 DF-K of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

RENDALL, WILLIAM STUART  (517630) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4170 DF-K of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

BRANS, SIDNEY  (656327) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4170 DF-K of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

WALKER, ARTHUR DOUGLAS  (J/10056) RCAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4170 DF-K of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

RATCLIFFE, JOHN THOMAS  (R/66130) RCAF - age 26

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4170 DF-K of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

PARKER, GRAHAM NOEL  (36247) RAF - age 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1213 of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

MURDOCH, DAVID BEVERIDGE  (116913) RAFVR - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1213 of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

MUNNS, DOUGLAS PHILIP  (120571) RAFVR - age 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1213 of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

LAWLOR, MAURICE DESMOND  (954428) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1213 of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

FLEMING, JAMES ARTHUR  (1388513) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1213 of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

MASON, WEST STEWART  (1480500) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1213 of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

BRIGGS, FRANK  (1541522) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1213 of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

WINCHESTER, KENNETH FREDERICK JOHN  (101084) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7850 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

PITCHFORTH, HENRY LEWIS  (650812) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7850 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

BROOKER, RONALD  (922945) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7850 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

WILSON, RICHARD  (1059497) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7850 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

VAUGHAN, BERNARD WILLIAM  (1205010) RAFVR - age 43

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7850 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

SEDGWICK, NORMAN ROBERT  (1311400) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7850 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

MARSHALL, RAYMOND KEITH  (404488) RNZAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4195 ZN-W of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

15-Oct

GARBETT, DAVID DOUGLAS  (624296) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4195 ZN-W of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

15-Oct

PIDDOCK, THOMAS LEONARD HILL  (1429229) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4195 ZN-W of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

15-Oct

HILL, CHARLES ERNEST  (81048) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4302 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

STRETCH, BENJAMIN GEORGE  (550584) RAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4302 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

HORNE, CECIL BRUCE  (911437) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4302 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

BELLAMY, JOHN ERNEST  (1107284) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4302 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

BROOKS, JOHN HOOPER  (1187214) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4302 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

EMMS, RONALD JACK  (1352414) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4302 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

BLAKE, EDWARD ALBERT  (1391561) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4302 of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

SMALE, PETER DAVID  (109045) RAFVR - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4771 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Monchengladbach on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

CROWFOOT, THOMAS BERNARD  (129665) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4771 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Monchengladbach on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

WARD, DEREK CHARLES  (1386499) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4771 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Monchengladbach on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

GARDNER, MICHAEL JOHN  (1335878) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was serving with No 107 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial.

15-Oct

REGIS, EMILE ERNEST JOSEPH  (R/102863) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS285 of No 122 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during Circus 227 to Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

BROCKET, JOHN CRAWFORD  (405224) RNZAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7526 OJ-V of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

15-Oct

O'SULLIVAN, FRANCIS WILLIAM  (411773) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7526 OJ-V of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

15-Oct

PIKE, TREVOR CHARLES BECKETT  (412351) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7526 OJ-V of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

15-Oct

DENNY, JAMES  (1064390) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7526 OJ-V of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

15-Oct

HOWE, MERVYN JAMES  (1284777) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7526 OJ-V of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

15-Oct

BYWATERS, THOMAS BERNARD  (1385190) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7526 OJ-V of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

15-Oct

BLAIR, REGINALD GEORGE  (R/79379) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7526 OJ-V of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

15-Oct

HEMMING, DOUGLAS LEONARD  (123945) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3552 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

VARLEY, PETER WORTHINGTON SAMUEL  (921823) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3552 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

SMITH, ERIC NORMAN  (1294712) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3552 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

MORROW, DONALD LLOYD  (R/81473) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3552 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

HARRISON, PHILIP CHARLES  (1025321) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3552 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery.

15-Oct

MAXFIELD, FREDERICK  (132996) RAFVR - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3552 of No 150 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Ulrum General Cemetery, De Marne.

15-Oct

HOBBS, JAMES  (39523) RAF - age 30

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK339 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

LONGUET, RUSSELL STRONACH  (404909) RNZAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK339 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

CUNNINGHAM, ALAN HENRY  (412469) RNZAF - age 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK339 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

BAIRD, DOUGLAS DRENNAN  (746739) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK339 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

SAYNER, ARTHUR  (939971) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK339 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

ENSOR, WEILAND FAIRFAX  (413831) RNZAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1108 NP-E of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hellendoorn General Cemetery.

15-Oct

EDWARDS, ERNEST GEORGE  (962190) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1108 NP-E of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hellendoorn General Cemetery.

15-Oct

JONES, RONALD  (980188) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1108 NP-E of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hellendoorn General Cemetery.

15-Oct

BELL, ARTHUR EWART  (1072725) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1108 NP-E of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hellendoorn General Cemetery.

15-Oct

WARNE, WILLIAM CHARLES  (1324368) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1108 NP-E of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hellendoorn General Cemetery.

15-Oct

JENNER, STANLEY GEORGE  (1385252) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1108 NP-E of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hellendoorn General Cemetery.

15-Oct

TODD, RAYMOND ROBERT  (405537) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG749 of No 203 Sqn, which was belly landed on a beach near Rumana following an engine failure.  He is buried in Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery.

15-Oct

PAAPE, JOHN MITCHELL  (411932) RNZAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9146 BU-S of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

15-Oct

HOLMES, JACK  (996754) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9146 BU-S of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

15-Oct

STIBBS, KENNETH PENWILL  (1182389) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9146 BU-S of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

15-Oct

HANCOCKS, HAROLD  (1314850) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9146 BU-S of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

15-Oct

MEADOWS, LESLIE FRANK  (1381714) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9146 BU-S of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

15-Oct

FERRIS, JOSEPH  (1381860) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9146 BU-S of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

15-Oct

BRASNETT, RAYMOND GERARD  (R/86619) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9146 BU-S of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery.

15-Oct

HISKENS, EDWIN TYTLER  (404677) RAAF - age 21

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, EP340 'M' of No 249 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 whilst intercepting a raid on Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

15-Oct

REED, KENNETH JOHN AUSTIN  (88707) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X8075 of No 252 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst attacking Ju 52s off Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Oct

NASH, GORDON DOUGLAS  (743089) RAFVR - age 24

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X8075 of No 252 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst attacking Ju 52s off Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

15-Oct

SOBOLEWSKI Piotr (P.1256) PAF - age 35

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1475 BH-X of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

15-Oct

SZYMEN Czeslaw (P.784051) PAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1475 BH-X of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

15-Oct

PIATEK Stanislaw (P.784660) PAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1475 BH-X of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

15-Oct

MIELNIK Michal   (P.793975) PAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1475 BH-X of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

15-Oct

BIALY Lech Jozef (P.794993) PAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1475 BH-X of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

15-Oct

SCHULTZ Adam Ludwik (P.0783) PAF - age 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1704 of No 304 Sqn, which dived into St Brides Bay off the Pembroke coast.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

15-Oct

SKIERKOWSKI Tadeusz Rafal (P.0978) PAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1704 of No 304 Sqn, which dived into St Brides Bay off the Pembroke coast.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

15-Oct

TOMLINSON, MANSELL MATTHEW  (J/9575) RCAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7854 LQ-T of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery.

15-Oct

ARBUCKLE, IRVING  (R/102644) RCAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7854 LQ-T of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery.

15-Oct

LOWE, LEVI  (R/65904) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7854 LQ-T of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery.

15-Oct

MILOT, ALBERT VICTOR BOLDUC  (R/81762) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7854 LQ-T of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery.

15-Oct

LEWIS, GERALD EDWIN  (R/85962) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7854 LQ-T of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery.

15-Oct

LEE, ARTHUR GEOFFREY  (R/92116) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7854 LQ-T of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery.

15-Oct

LONGLEY, JOHN ARTHUR  (R/97582) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7854 LQ-T of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery.

15-Oct

NOONAN, VINCENT ORMEROD  (406508) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK270 of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

ANDERTON, PATRICK JAMES  (534829) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK270 of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

SCOURFIELD, LESLIE ROWLAND  (J/9782) RCAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK270 of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

15-Oct

GROVER, HENRY ARTHUR  (R/84043) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK270 of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

JOLLEY, JOHN PERCY  (R/94638) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK270 of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

BUCK, FREDERICK WALTER  (J/12988) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3808 PT-B of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

BING, GERRARD ROY  (J/8610) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3808 PT-B of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

SMYTH, DAVID BEVERLEY  (R/61660) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3808 PT-B of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

JOYNT, JOHN MILLAR  (R/82442) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3808 PT-B of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

WHITE, LLOYD ERNEST  (R/87390) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3808 PT-B of No 420 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

ADAMSON, THOMAS  (130177) RAFVR - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, FE38? of No 1 OTU, which was lost on this date.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial.

15-Oct

TART, GEORGE ROLAND  (123966) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9435 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

THORNLEY, GEORGE HERBERT  (652527) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9435 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

NICOLSON, SAMUEL  (1057973) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9435 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

REVITT, NORMAN ARTHUR  (1186145) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9435 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

McDONALD, JOHN  (1250197) RAFVR - age 41

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9435 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

ROGERS, BRIAN LARCUM  (1386389) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9435 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

15-Oct

McCORD, EDWARD ALEXANDER  (413264) RNZAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV717 of No 11 OTU, which crashed on emerging from cloud at Maplebeck near Newark whilst carrying out a night navigation and bombing practice.  He is buried in Aradagh Cemetery.

15-Oct

FULLER, RICHARD JOHN  (411969) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV717 of No 11 OTU, which crashed on emerging from cloud at Maplebeck near Newark whilst carrying out a night navigation and bombing practice.  He is buried in Ollerton Cemetery.

15-Oct

STYLES, IVAN RAYMOND  (413282) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV717 of No 11 OTU, which crashed on emerging from cloud at Maplebeck near Newark whilst carrying out a night navigation and bombing practice.  He is buried in Ollerton Cemetery.

15-Oct

LLOYD, JOHN LLEWELLYN  (413438) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV717 of No 11 OTU, which crashed on emerging from cloud at Maplebeck near Newark whilst carrying out a night navigation and bombing practice.  He is buried in Ollerton Cemetery.

15-Oct

KIRBY, VINCENT XAVIER  (414640) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV717 of No 11 OTU, which crashed on emerging from cloud at Maplebeck near Newark whilst carrying out a night navigation and bombing practice.  He is buried in Ollerton Cemetery.

15-Oct

RYSZTOK Jan (P.1970) PAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1482  of No 18 OTU, which crashed near Campigny in France during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Campigny Cemetery.

15-Oct

NOWAKOWSKI Henryk (P.783663) PAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1482  of No 18 OTU, which crashed near Campigny in France during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Campigny Cemetery.

15-Oct

ZACHEL Henryk (P.794336) PAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1482  of No 18 OTU, which crashed near Campigny in France during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Campigny Cemetery.

15-Oct

KORNAFEL Florian (P.794342) PAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1482  of No 18 OTU, which crashed near Campigny in France during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Campigny Cemetery.

15-Oct

KARNY Jan (P.794923) PAF - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1482  of No 18 OTU, which crashed near Campigny in France during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Campigny Cemetery.

15-Oct

ALLISON, JACK WHITWELL  (104382) RAFVR - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD784 of No 19 MU, which broke up in the air over Pen-y-Coedcae in Glamorganshire.  He was cremated at  Pontypridd Crematorium.

15-Oct

SYMONS, CHARLES MICHAEL BROOKE  (41628) RAF - age 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD784 of No 19 MU, which broke up in the air over Pen-y-Coedcae in Glamorganshire.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Milton) Cemetery.

15-Oct

SHADLE, CHARLES CORBETT  (J/11358) RCAF - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1667 of No 21 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near York during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Brierley Hill Cemetery.

15-Oct

CALDER, GEORGE SINCLAIR  (1344659) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1667 of No 21 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near York during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Dunnett New Burial Ground.

15-Oct

FOSTER, ALFRED MERRILL  (R/111815) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1667 of No 21 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near York during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension.

15-Oct

HERRINGTON, JACK  (125688) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1667 of No 21 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near York during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Slough (Stoke Road) Cemetery.

15-Oct

FRANKS, ROBERT  (122327) RAFVR - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1667 of No 21 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near York during a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Worsley (St Mark) Churchyard.

15-Oct

ANDERS, CHARLES WILLIAM  (543724) RAF - age 23

LAC

He was serving at No 31 PD when he was accidentally drowned.  He is buried in Moncton (Elmwood) Cemetery.

15-Oct

LAWTON, JOHN CLIFFORD  (65584) RAFVR - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, AZ364 of No 52 OTU, which collided with Spitfire, X4059 in the circuit at Aston Down.  He is buried in Cirencester Cemetery.

15-Oct

HOLT, GEOFFREY CHRISTOPHER APPLEBY  (88147) RAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, AZ364 of No 52 OTU, which collided with Spitfire, X4059 in the circuit at Aston Down.  He is buried in Haslemere (St Bartholomew) Churchyard.

15-Oct

WILLIAMSON, DOUGLAS CLARENCE  (412786) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4059 of No 52 OTU, which collided with Master II, AZ364 near Aston Down.  He is buried in Cirencester Cemetery.

15-Oct

BEANGE, KEITH THOMAS  (416440) RNZAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7966 of No 52 OTU, which dived into a shed at No 7 MU, Quedgeley.  He is buried in Cirencester Cemetery.

15-Oct

DALE, WILLIAM GORDON (1124729) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L7968 of the Central Navigation School, which crashed after hitting high ground near Buxton during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Worsley (St Mark) Churchyard.

15-Oct

MATHESON, JAMES MUNRO  (R/121913) RCAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L7969 of the Central Navigation School, which crashed after hitting high ground near Buxton during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Byley (St John) Churchyard.

15-Oct

REAY, RICHARD JAMES  (R/113428) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L7970 of the Central Navigation School, which crashed after hitting high ground near Buxton during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Byley (St John) Churchyard.

15-Oct

WOODCOCK, PAUL JOSEPH  (1312846) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L7971 of the Central Navigation School, which crashed after hitting high ground near Buxton during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Milton) Cemetery.

15-Oct

STEWART, DOUGLAS HARRISON  (R/79206) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Horsa I, DP373 of the GPEU, which stalled and crashed as it took off in a strong cross wind at Wroughton.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

15-Oct

BUCKTON, LESLIE ALBERT GEORGE  (656435) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Horsa I, DP373 of the GPEU, which stalled and crashed as it took off in a strong cross wind at Wroughton.  He is buried in Wembley (Alperton) Burial Ground.

15-Oct

MOSS, RONALD LAWRENCE  (70482) RAFVR - age 31

Flt Lt

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

15-Oct

POOK, FRANCIS JOHN  (126053) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

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

15-Oct

NARAYANASWAMI  (786303) RAF - age Unknown

AC2

He was a locally recruited member of the RAF and was probably died in Japanese captivity.  He is commemorated on the Singapore (Unmaintanable Graves) Memorial.

15-Oct

ROSS, KENNETH  (940784) RAFVR - age 31

Cpl

He was serving in the Far East and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Surabaya in Java.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

15-Oct

WILEN, DENNIS HARRY ALLAN  (130115) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

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 Sleaford.  He is buried in East Sheen Cemetery.

15-Oct

STEVENS, ARTHUR GEOFFREY  (1438195) RAFVR - age 19

AC2

He was serving with No 10 OTU and was killed when he was struck by the propeller of Whitley, Z6579 as he stood at the starting trolley, its engines were running and the starboard chock slipped allowing aircraft to pivot slightly towards him.  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension.

16-Oct

BROWN, ARTHUR HUGH STEYNING  (404867) RAAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9153 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol  after reporting being attacked by fighters over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Oct

GILLIES, ANDREW ARTHUR  (636033) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9153 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol  after reporting being attacked by fighters over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Oct

FIELDING, RONALD SMITH  (655280) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9153 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol  after reporting being attacked by fighters over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Oct

BENN, REUBEN JOHN  (701008) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9153 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol  after reporting being attacked by fighters over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Oct

KERR, JACK VAGE  (959887) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9153 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol  after reporting being attacked by fighters over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Oct

JONES, PHILIP MARSDEN  (1052291) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9153 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol  after reporting being attacked by fighters over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Oct

MOLLARD, WILLIAM JOHN  (R/106468) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK312 of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Oct

WRIGHT, CLAUD MANDEVILLE  (33351) RAF - age 24

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK312 of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

16-Oct

FITZGERALD, DESMOND FRANCIS  (121136) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK312 of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

16-Oct

DAINTITH, EDWARD TERENCE  (126790) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK312 of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

16-Oct

WILDE, EDWARD  (1204241) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK312 of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

16-Oct

GORDON, DOUGLAS HUNTLY  (413408) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3946 KO-Q of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie off the west coast of France.  He is buried in Le-Bois-Plage-en-Re Communal Cemetery, Ile De Re.

16-Oct

PORR, EDWIN THOMAS  (655703) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3946 KO-Q of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie off the west coast of France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Oct

STOWARD, CYRIL ROBERT  (1290986) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3946 KO-Q of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie off the west coast of France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Oct

PARR, CYRIL GEORGE  (1189810) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3946 KO-Q of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie off the west coast of France.  He is buried in Ste Marie-de-Re Communal Cemetery, Ile De Re.

16-Oct

BUCHANAN, DAVID  (1375544) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3946 KO-Q of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie off the west coast of France.  He is buried in Ste Marie-de-Re Communal Cemetery, Ile De Re.

16-Oct

WALLACE, EDWARD WILSON  (J/5798) RCAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BP992 of No 126 Sqn, which was shot down whilst intercepting a raid over Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

16-Oct

WALKER, WILLIAM SPENCE  (1237274) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3960 QT-Q of No 142 Sqn, which crashed near Louth whilst waiting to land at Grimsby on return from a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery.

16-Oct

LESTER, HARRY GEORGE  (1289840) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3960 QT-Q of No 142 Sqn, which crashed near Louth whilst waiting to land at Grimsby on return from a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery.

16-Oct

COLE, ROBERT JOHN LEVI  (R/106214) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3960 QT-Q of No 142 Sqn, which crashed near Louth whilst waiting to land at Grimsby on return from a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery.

16-Oct

PATENAUDE, RAYMOND ARMAND  (R/135770) RCAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3960 QT-Q of No 142 Sqn, which crashed near Louth whilst waiting to land at Grimsby on return from a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery.

16-Oct

MacLENNAN, CHARLES GRANT  (R/65421) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3960 QT-Q of No 142 Sqn, which crashed near Louth whilst waiting to land at Grimsby on return from a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery.

16-Oct

HOWELL, ERNEST HALLRIGHT  (402823) RNZAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF392 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which crashes near Ile d'Yeu on a Gardening sortie to the Gironde Estuary.  He is buried in L'Ile-D'Yeu (Port Joinville) Communal Cemetery.

16-Oct

GILBERD, MORRIS SEARLE  (404353) RNZAF - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF392 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which crashes near Ile d'Yeu on a Gardening sortie to the Gironde Estuary.  He is buried in L'Ile-D'Yeu (Port Joinville) Communal Cemetery.

16-Oct

TORRANCE, MAURICE ALLAN  (404970) RNZAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF392 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which crashes near Ile d'Yeu on a Gardening sortie to the Gironde Estuary.  He is buried in L'Ile-D'Yeu (Port Joinville) Communal Cemetery.

16-Oct

MARTIN, ANGUS  (405737) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF392 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which crashes near Ile d'Yeu on a Gardening sortie to the Gironde Estuary.  He is buried in L'Ile-D'Yeu (Port Joinville) Communal Cemetery.

16-Oct

UZZELL, EDWARD HOWARD  (522477) RAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF392 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which crashes near Ile d'Yeu on a Gardening sortie to the Gironde Estuary.  He is buried in L'Ile-D'Yeu (Port Joinville) Communal Cemetery.

16-Oct

LEACH, JOHN CLIFFORD  (1184443) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF392 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which crashes near Ile d'Yeu on a Gardening sortie to the Gironde Estuary.  He is buried in L'Ile-D'Yeu (Port Joinville) Communal Cemetery.

16-Oct

EKELUND, JOHN HERBERT  (R/77565) RCAF - age 23

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF392 OJ-D of No 149 Sqn, which crashes near Ile d'Yeu on a Gardening sortie to the Gironde Estuary.  He is buried in L'Ile-D'Yeu (Port Joinville) Communal Cemetery.

16-Oct

WORSLEY, ARTHUR  (1523411) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 152 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Tehran War Cemetery.

16-Oct

JONES, KENNETH  (656794) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5292 of No 248 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol, probably coming down off the Pembrokeshire coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Oct

HITCH, GEORGE FRANCIS  (1196247) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5292 of No 248 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol, probably coming down off the Pembrokeshire coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Oct

CARTER, PETER  (R/87697) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, EP338 'A' of No 249 Sqn, which was shot down whilst intercepting a raid over Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

16-Oct

OLES Tadeusz (P.0367) PAF - age 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1413 of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

16-Oct

TARGOWSKI Stanislaw Marian (P.1073) PAF - age 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1413 of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

16-Oct

MLYNARSKI Wladyslaw (P.781558) PAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1413 of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

16-Oct

TWARDOCH Gerard (P.792266) PAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1413 of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

16-Oct

PIECHOWIAK Zygmunt Stanislaw (P.792815) PAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1413 of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

16-Oct

KUBACIK Franciszek (P.793053) PAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1413 of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

16-Oct

CLARK, DAVID BUCHANAN  (412787) RNZAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R8698 'Q' of No 486 Sqn, which crashed in flames near Battle in Susses following an engine fire.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent.

16-Oct

WILSON, WILLIAM RENTON  (1104573) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, EP718 'S' of No 1435 Sqn, which was shot down whilst intercepting a raid over Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

16-Oct

EAVES, EDWARD LAWRENCE  (542619) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, 7550 of No 1 SFTS, which crashed after hitting trees during unauthorised low flying.  He is buried in Barrie Union Cemetery

16-Oct

DAVIES, RYTHWYN IVOR  (1003166) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, 7550 of No 1 SFTS, which crashed after hitting trees during unauthorised low flying.  He is buried in Barrie Union Cemetery.

16-Oct

CUTLER, HAROLD STANLEY  (1236174) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 13 Oct whilst flying in Oxford, II, AP395 of No 15 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground at Escrik near York.  He is buried in The Lickey (Holy Trinity) Churchyard Extension.

16-Oct

JACKSON, RONALD  (1385444) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was serving with No 15 OTU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery.

16-Oct

HARGREAVES, MASON HAND  (99637) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD212 of No 19 OTU, which was probably shot down by a friendly night fighter over Tyneside during a searchlight co-operation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Oct

CAMPBELL, JOHN LESLIE GORDON  (127017) RAFVR - age 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD212 of No 19 OTU, which was probably shot down by a friendly night fighter over Tyneside during a searchlight co-operation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Oct

SINNETT, THOMAS GEORGE  (1135365) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD212 of No 19 OTU, which was probably shot down by a friendly night fighter over Tyneside during a searchlight co-operation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Oct

SAUNDERS, DOUGLAS ARNOLD ALEXANDER  (1289637) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD212 of No 19 OTU, which was probably shot down by a friendly night fighter over Tyneside during a searchlight co-operation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Oct

MACKINNON, JOHN REGINALD  (R/72893) RCAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD212 of No 19 OTU, which was probably shot down by a friendly night fighter over Tyneside during a searchlight co-operation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

16-Oct

BIRD, JOHN STANBRIDGE  (J/6826) RCAF - age 23

Fg Off

He probably died from injuries sustained on 13 Oct 1942 whilst flying in Spitfire IV, BP934 of No 2 PRU, which failed to return from a PR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Oct

ZAZONIUK Apolinary Leopold (P.703209) PAF - age 36

Cpl

He was serving at P.S.P. and died from natural causes having suffered an Angina attack.  He is buried in Hawarden Cemetery.

16-Oct

McCORMACK, JOHN  (1529456) RAFVR - age 31

AC1

He was serving in the Far East at the time of his death, but circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained .  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery.

16-Oct

BAYTHORP, THOMAS  (1689387) RAFVR - age 25

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 Fylde.  He is buried in Bolton (Tonge) Cemetery.

16-Oct

PEMBERTON PIGOTT, JOHN MICHAEL CRISPIN  (1260669) RAFVR - age 21

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 Lincoln (Pigott, J M C P).  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard.

16-Oct

PARKES, WALTER JOHN  (1049964) RAFVR - age 38

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 Leicester.  He is buried in Hinckley (Barwell) Cemetery.

16-Oct

KEELING, CHARLES WALTER  (1454700) RAFVR - age Unknown

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 Maidenhead.  He is buried in Oxford (Rose Hill) Cemetery.

16-Oct

PYLE, ROBERT ALFRED THOMAS  (1181813) RAFVR - age 22

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 Marlborough.  He is buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery.

16-Oct

LAWRENCE, CHARLES  (1557386) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was serving with No 26 OTU and was killed in an accident, details of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sunderland (Ryhope Road) Cemetery.

16-Oct

SPENCER, DENIS MAXIMILIAN JOHN  (81279) RAFVR - age 30

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying Lysander II, R1993 from the Western Desert Communications Unit, which crashed during an attempted forced landing in the desert in a sandstorm.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Oct

RAYNER, JOHN LEONARD  (937197) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying Lysander II, R1993 from the Western Desert Communications Unit, which crashed during an attempted forced landing in the desert in a sandstorm.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

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