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Casualties - 9 November 1942


09-Nov

HEYWOOD, PETER  (103015) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3764 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

MITCHELL, CHARLES  (136346) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3764 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

RICKARD, GODFREY ERNEST  (574734) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3764 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

JONES, JOHN GRICE  (1059448) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3764 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

HANDLEY, ALBERT ERNEST WILLIAM  (1173935) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3764 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

RAVEN, WALTER ERNEST  (1199165) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3764 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

LOVESEY, JACK HORACE  (1379475) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N3764 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

CUSDEN, VICTOR HERBERT  (617704) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4180 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which crashed at Buchholz on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

GRUBER, RUFUS ISAACS  (777670) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4180 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which crashed at Buchholz on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

SHEPPERSON, OSWALD REYNOLDS  (778039) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4180 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which crashed at Buchholz on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

EASOM, RONALD  (1124509) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4180 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which crashed at Buchholz on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

FOX, LESLIE HENRY  (1253600) RAFVR - age 32

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4180 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which crashed at Buchholz on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

OBBARD, JOSEPH  (1377693) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4180 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which crashed at Buchholz on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

LEE, VALLANTINE JACK  (1395097) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4180 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which crashed at Buchholz on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

AUSTIN, LEWIS HERBERT  (402338) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5782 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed at Bradwell Bay whilst attempting an emergency landing due to flak damage received over the target.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-Nov

KINGMAN, THOMAS JACK  (120041) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4194 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-Nov

BUNG, ARCHIBALD LESLIE  (521690) RAF - age 35

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4194 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-Nov

ARNOTT, WILLIAM MCGOWAN  (657780) RAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4194 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-Nov

WARDLE, OSCAR  (1061454) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4194 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-Nov

COBB, THOMAS ALBERT  (1160567) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4194 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-Nov

FRIZZELL, EDWARD CHARLES JAMES  (1316854) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4194 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-Nov

JONES, TREVOR  (11915231) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4194 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

09-Nov

CARTER, JOHN NOEL GRAYDON  (39220) RAFO - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4165 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed at Cuxhaven on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

09-Nov

EVERETT, GEORGE WALTER JAMES  (411870) RNZAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4165 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed at Cuxhaven on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

09-Nov

BADCOCK, ALAN FREDERICK  (412467) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4165 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed at Cuxhaven on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

09-Nov

GARDINER, KENNETH FREDERICK  (412877) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4165 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed at Cuxhaven on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

09-Nov

WILSON, SIDNEY  (620236) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4165 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed at Cuxhaven on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

09-Nov

MACKRILL, ALBERT ELVIN  (1167372) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4165 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed at Cuxhaven on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

09-Nov

HOCKLEY, CHARLES CORNELIUS  (1394852) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4165 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed at Cuxhaven on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

09-Nov

GRIFFIN, WALTER WILLIAM  (120397) RAFVR - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4247 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

WALSH, MAURICE EDWARD  (126780) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4247 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

ANDREWS, GEORGE EDWARD  (135019) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4247 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

O'NEIL, RONALD  (411226) RNZAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4247 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

DWYER, JOHN HENRY PATRICK  (746829) RAFVR - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4247 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

BARTLE, ALBERT JAMES ALFRED  (1333014) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4247 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

GRELLIER, RICHARD WILLIAM  (1377401) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4247 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

WILSON, STANLEY  (1131727) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4307 DX-O of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

09-Nov

DYSON, FRED  (1283751) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4307 DX-O of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

09-Nov

HARRAN, MICHAEL ANTHONY  (1304290) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4307 DX-O of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

09-Nov

EDWARDS, THOMAS EMLYN  (1312326) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4307 DX-O of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

09-Nov

WOOLGAR, ALBERT VICTOR  (1390366) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4307 DX-O of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

09-Nov

SENEZ, WILFRID ALDERIC  (R/79111) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4307 DX-O of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

09-Nov

BOYD, BRUCE ALLAN  (R/88736) RCAF - age 27

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4307 DX-O of No 57 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery.

09-Nov

PEACOCK, MORRIS HENRY  (1337343) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was serving with No 76 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

BLADES, ROBERT WHITAKER  (1056405) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP616 of No 92 Sqn, which was shot down in flames by a Bf 109 near Buq Buq.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

09-Nov

MOIR, WILLIAM ALBERT  (526468) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT539 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

09-Nov

RICHARDSON, PETER  (568278) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT539 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

09-Nov

BROOME, SIDNEY  (1190407) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT539 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

09-Nov

ZEALAND, JOHN HERBERT  (J/16639) RCAF - age 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT539 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

09-Nov

MARLER, DONALD THOMAS  (R/105553) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT539 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

09-Nov

READ, FREDERICK WILSON  (R/107555) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT539 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

09-Nov

KINGSLAND, EDWIN HERBERT  (R/74447) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT539 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

09-Nov

CALLAN, MORRIS KOLESKY  (R/90563) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT539 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

09-Nov

HOPE, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (944653) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7864 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on Texel after being hit by flak on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

RIDDLE, MILTON VICTOR  (1323687) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7864 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on Texel after being hit by flak on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

DUNLOP, THOMAS EDWIN  (J/16668) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7864 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on Texel after being hit by flak on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

PLAYER, JAMES KELLEHER  (R/74360) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7864 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on Texel after being hit by flak on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

BROOK, CHARLES CYRIL  (R/78891) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7864 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on Texel after being hit by flak on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

SIDORCHUCK, NICHOLAS  (R/79014) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7864 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on Texel after being hit by flak on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

NEVILLE, GERALD ANTHONY  (R/82708) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7864 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on Texel after being hit by flak on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

FETHERSTON, THOMAS RICHARD NORMAN  (R/92966) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7864 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on Texel after being hit by flak on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

THOMPSON, GEORGE DAVID RONALD  (109082) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ711 QT-Z of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

SMITH, AUBREY ARTHUR  (143198) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ711 QT-Z of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

KENNEDY, ISAAC  (403012) RNZAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ711 QT-Z of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

SINCLAIR, ARCHIBALD  (995657) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ711 QT-Z of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

BRADLEY, JOHN  (1199393) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ711 QT-Z of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

BENT, WILLIAM THOMAS  (J/15845) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ711 QT-Z of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

McLACHLAN, IAN  (1055930) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3310 JN-A of No 150 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

09-Nov

GOLDING, GEOFFREY GEORGE  (1331870) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3310 JN-A of No 150 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

09-Nov

HURRELL, WILLIAM  (1525184) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3310 JN-A of No 150 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

09-Nov

MacPHERSON, DONALD JAMES  (J/10329) RCAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3310 JN-A of No 150 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

09-Nov

PROSSER, DOUGLAS VARY  (R/104801) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3310 JN-A of No 150 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

09-Nov

THOMPSON, HARRY VICTOR  (R/93193) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3310 JN-A of No 150 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

09-Nov

ASPINALL, JACOB  (1504396) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was serving with No 180 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ince-in-Makerfield Cemetery.

09-Nov

THOMSON, ADAM HADDON  (41612) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7475 HA-H of No 218 Sqn, which came down at Lashorst on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

09-Nov

HICKLING, PETER FRANK  (68134) RAFVR - age 28

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7475 HA-H of No 218 Sqn, which came down at Lashorst on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

09-Nov

FRIEND, IAN IGNATIUS  (404350) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7475 HA-H of No 218 Sqn, which came down at Lashorst on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

09-Nov

MORGAN, WILLIAM WYNNE  (411088) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7475 HA-H of No 218 Sqn, which came down at Lashorst on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

09-Nov

HOWE, VIVIAN  (1184247) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7475 HA-H of No 218 Sqn, which came down at Lashorst on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

09-Nov

FOLLETT, RONALD WILLIAM ARTHUR  (1293633) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7475 HA-H of No 218 Sqn, which came down at Lashorst on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

09-Nov

BENDING, HENRY WILLIAM  (1500475) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7475 HA-H of No 218 Sqn, which came down at Lashorst on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

09-Nov

WALLAND, ALLAN CLARANCE  (R/107254) RCAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, ? of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on La Gironde Harbour.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

BLACK, WENDELL CLIFFORD  (R/119121) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, ? of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on La Gironde Harbour.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

MARONEY, PAUL JONES  (R/131262) RCAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, ? of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on La Gironde Harbour.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

WADDELL, WOODROW WILCOX  (R/67738) RCAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, ? of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on La Gironde Harbour.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

WADDLE, WARD RALPH  (R/90299) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, ? of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on La Gironde Harbour.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

HODGINS, ADAM KIDD  (R/95943) RCAF - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, ? of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on La Gironde Harbour.  He is buried in Villenave d'Ornon (St Brice) Communal Cemetery.

09-Nov

GARDNER, DOUGLAS DEAN  (1391822) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG238 of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Croft airfield whilst carrying out fighter affiliation training.  He is buried in Horsham (Hills) Cemetery.

09-Nov

GILES, ARTHUR ERNEST FUCE  (1333184) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG238 of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Croft airfield whilst carrying out fighter affiliation training.  He is buried in Medstead Cemetery.

09-Nov

McCOLL, IAN FOWLER STEWART  (406544) RAAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG238 of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Croft airfield whilst carrying out fighter affiliation training.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery.

09-Nov

MATTHEWS, PHILIP MALCOLM  (J/11847) RCAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG238 of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Croft airfield whilst carrying out fighter affiliation training.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery.

09-Nov

BELL, RONALD GEORGE  (J/17824) RCAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG238 of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Croft airfield whilst carrying out fighter affiliation training.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery.

09-Nov

GRANT, WILLIAM KENNETH  (R/67317) RCAF - age 20

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, HL782 or HL900 of No 417 Sqn, which collided with each other near Edcu.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

09-Nov

COLLARD, CORNELIUS  (R/77433) RCAF - age 22

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1679 PT-B of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Fellworm on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

09-Nov

BEALE, WALTER STANLEY  (R/102069) RCAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1679 PT-B of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Fellworm on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

McDONALD, JOHN DUNCAN  (R/107349) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1679 PT-B of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Fellworm on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

SMITH, ARMAND JOSEPH MARCEL  (R/79500) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1679 PT-B of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Fellworm on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

SNIDER, CHARLES SOLOMON  (R/83354) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1679 PT-B of No 420 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Fellworm on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

CARTWRIGHT, GEORGE STEVENSON  (J/11102) RCAF - age 34

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ764 of No 425 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Swanton Morley on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

09-Nov

BURKE, ROY NORMAN VICTOR  (R/102904) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ764 of No 425 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Swanton Morley on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

09-Nov

LAPORTE, JOSEPH EUGENE RAYMOND  (R/120083) RCAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ764 of No 425 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Swanton Morley on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

09-Nov

FOLTZ, RAYMOND ROGERS  (R/79246) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ764 of No 425 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Swanton Morley on its return from a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

09-Nov

BOURKE, WILLIAM STANLEY  (R/69426) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK557 KW-S of No 425 Sqn, which crashed near Oldenburg on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

09-Nov

TASSE, JOSEPH HECTOR GEORGES  (R/74067) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK557 KW-S of No 425 Sqn, which crashed near Oldenburg on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

09-Nov

RAITBLAT, NORMAN  (R/93321) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK557 KW-S of No 425 Sqn, which crashed near Oldenburg on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

09-Nov

BURCHELL, DONALD FRED  (R/95743) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK557 KW-S of No 425 Sqn, which crashed near Oldenburg on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

09-Nov

DAVIS, NORMAN  (R/97448) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK557 KW-S of No 425 Sqn, which crashed near Oldenburg on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

09-Nov

BRENNAN, CHARLES ARTHUR  (C/1448) RCAF - age 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, BR666 of No 544 Sqn, which was shot down in error by F4Fs during a photo recce sortie in the Casablanca area.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

09-Nov

TURNER, GEOFFREY PHILIP  (406510) RAAF - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9376 of No 612 Sqn, which flew into high ground on the Faeroe Islands whilst carrying out an ASR search for a missing Wellington.  He is buried in Midvaag Military Cemetery.

09-Nov

WILLIAMSON, ROBERT  (958182) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9376 of No 612 Sqn, which flew into high ground on the Faeroe Islands whilst carrying out an ASR search for a missing Wellington.  He is buried in Midvaag Military Cemetery.

09-Nov

DAVIES, OLIVER GEOFFREY  (972287) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9376 of No 612 Sqn, which flew into high ground on the Faeroe Islands whilst carrying out an ASR search for a missing Wellington.  He is buried in Midvaag Military Cemetery.

09-Nov

BEST, RONALD ROBERT  (1386330) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, Z9376 of No 612 Sqn, which flew into high ground on the Faeroe Islands whilst carrying out an ASR search for a missing Wellington.  He is buried in Midvaag Military Cemetery.

09-Nov

BAXTER, ALAN JOHN  (1392607) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX322 of No 1 AOS, which crashed near Moneymore, Tyrone.  He is buried in Earl Soham Cemetery.

09-Nov

JONES, THOMAS SIDNEY  (635894) RAF - age 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX322 of No 1 AOS, which crashed near Moneymore, Tyrone.  He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

09-Nov

ENDERSBY, CYRIL SYDNEY  (1206257) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX322 of No 1 AOS, which  crashed near Moneymore, Tyrone.  He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

09-Nov

DAVIE, COLIN WILLIAM HEBRON  (1387344) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX322 of No 1 AOS, which crashed near Moneymore, Tyrone.  He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

09-Nov

NIELD, CYRIL HENRY  (1579238) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX322 of No 1 AOS, which crashed near Moneymore, Tyrone.  He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard.

09-Nov

HAMILTON, DAVID JERVIS  (72160) RAFVR - age 36

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIB, P8333 of No 1 CACU, which flew into the ground at night as it crossed the coast near Church Hunton in Kent.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-Nov

WALKER, RAYMOND  (1147944) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1731 of No 12 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

FRAYNE, FREDERICK JOHN  (1271712) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1731 of No 12 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

BROWN, WILLIAM JAMES  (1321471) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1731 of No 12 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

SMITH, WILLIAM ANDERSON  (1325041) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1731 of No 12 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

LOVEJOY, WILLIAM JAMES  (1376578) RAFVR - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1731 of No 12 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

MORGAN, ARTHUR RICHARDS  (1270387) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV882 ZT-G of No 20 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

DON, ROBERT MACFARLANE  (1345917) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV882 ZT-G of No 20 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

DALE, HARRY  (1434080) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV882 ZT-G of No 20 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

POPE, WILLIAM JAMES  (R/100460) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV882 ZT-G of No 20 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

FERGUSON, DUNCAN COMRIE  (R/110171) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV882 ZT-G of No 20 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

STEWART, MOODIE MORRIS  (R/111808) RCAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV882 ZT-G of No 20 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

09-Nov

DORAY, JOSEPH LEONARD  (J/11594) RCAF - age 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF648 LT-L of No 22 OTU, which crashed on take-off from Gaydon as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery.

09-Nov

HERBERT, ANTHONY ALBERT  (J/11955) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF648 LT-L of No 22 OTU, which crashed on take-off from Gaydon as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery.

09-Nov

CLEMENTS, DESMOND BRACKEN  (J/9366) RCAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF648 LT-L of No 22 OTU, which crashed on take-off from Gaydon as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery.

09-Nov

WILKEN, GARNET WILLARD  (R/122393) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF648 LT-L of No 22 OTU, which crashed on take-off from Gaydon as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery.

09-Nov

BOOMER, CARL STIRLING  (R/99122) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF648 LT-L of No 22 OTU, which crashed on take-off from Gaydon as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery.

09-Nov

DOBSON, FREDERICK H  (1169985) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was serving with No 250 AMES but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in Burma.  He is buried in Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery.

09-Nov

EVANS, LLEWELLYN  (778747) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7372 of No 53 OTU, which collided with Spitfire P8193 at Panteg near Pontypool, Monmouthshire.  He is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery.

09-Nov

GREENALL, JAMES  (1055351) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AB694 of No 6 (P) AFU, which crashed on a night take-off from Chipping Norton.  He is buried in Hurstgreen (St John) Churchyard.

09-Nov

KALLEND, HOWARD GEORGE  (105144) RAFVR - age 30

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AB694 of No 6 (P) AFU, which crashed on a night take-off from Chipping Norton.  He is buried in Wellington Cemetery, Somerset.

09-Nov

CRABBE, JAMES DOUGLAS  (119539) RAFVR - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL401 of No 7 (P) AFU, which crashed on an overshoot at Elton in Northamptonshire.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery.

09-Nov

BROWNE, ROBERT LANGFORD PERCIVAL  (412380) RAAF - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL401 of No 7 (P) AFU, which crashed on an overshoot at Elton in Northamptonshire.  He is buried in Peterborough (Eastfield) Cemetery.

09-Nov

COLE, WILLIAM HERBERT CYRIL  (R/103695) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hector, K9781 of the GPEU, which stalled and hit the roof of a house whilst recovering during a night glider towing exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

09-Nov

CRITCHLOW, KENNETH  (1220307) RAFVR - age 33

LAC

He was serving at RAF Bobbington at the time of his death and died in the RAF Hospital at Bridgnorth from injuries sustained in a cycling accident.  He is buried in Whitchurch Cemetery.

09-Nov

WADE, NORMAN  (1431261) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander, 2325 of No 16 SFTS, which crashed near Hagersville during a post maintenance test flight.  He is buried in Jarvis (Knox Presbyterian Church) Cemetery.

09-Nov

TAUNTON, ERIC JOHN  (1196524) RAFVR - age 20

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 Honiton.  He is buried in Sidmouth Cemetery.

09-Nov

SMALL, DOUGLAS FRANCIS  (1112034) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Plymouth.  He is buried in Tollcross (Central) Churchyard.

09-Nov

WATKINS, SYDNEY ARTHUR  (1063008) RAFVR - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Tavistock.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium.

09-Nov

OXENBURY, JOHN PERCIVAL  (365571) RAF - age 33

WO

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 Kings Lynn.  He is buried in Wisbech (Walsoken) Cemetery.

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