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Casualties - 20 - 24 November 1942


20-Nov

DOUBLE, CYRIL WILLIAM STOCKWELL  (1490734) RAFVR - age 36

AC2

He was serving with No 9 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He was cremated at  Nottingham Crematorium.

20-Nov

SHIPTON, BERNARD BRUCE  (1375957) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Ventura II, AJ220 of No 21 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Velsen.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

20-Nov

STROZAK Ryszard Jozef (P.1498) PAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD544  of No 65 Sqn, which crashed on a training flight at Pooley Bridge near Penrith.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low.

20-Nov

STOKES, LEONARD ARTHUR EDWARD  (1161911) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was serving with No 73 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

20-Nov

MORICE, PETER JAMES  (120569) RAFVR - age 37

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT571 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near the French/Italian border on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

20-Nov

WISELY, BRUCE ALEXANDER  (412779) RNZAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT571 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near the French/Italian border on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

20-Nov

RAWSON, GEORGE EDWARD  (572735) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT571 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near the French/Italian border on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

20-Nov

MURCHISON, JOHN  (1126541) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT571 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near the French/Italian border on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

20-Nov

McASH, WILLIAM GRANT STEWART  (1128271) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT571 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near the French/Italian border on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

20-Nov

WARREN, JOSEPH  (1199627) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT571 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near the French/Italian border on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

20-Nov

CASBOLT, TERENCE WILLIAM HENRY  (1467115) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT571 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near the French/Italian border on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

20-Nov

DINNIE, ALASTAIR EASSON  (411384) RNZAF - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW945 'M' of No 117 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames after being caught in a sand storm on a flight from El Adem to Bilbeis.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

20-Nov

SOMMERVILLE, LESLIE JOHN  (401860) RAAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK538 JN-U of No 150 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Manston whilst attempting an emergency landing on its return from a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent.

20-Nov

LISSON, HARRIS MANSEL  (R/84681) RCAF - age 22

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK538 JN-U of No 150 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Manston whilst attempting an emergency landing on its return from a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent.

20-Nov

SWEET, JULIAN FREDERIC  (J/8938) RCAF - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK538 JN-U of No 150 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Manston whilst attempting an emergency landing on its return from a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Minster (Thanet) Cemetery.

20-Nov

HOWELL, TREVOR  (117457) RAFVR - age 34

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK538 JN-U of No 150 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Manston whilst attempting an emergency landing on its return from a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

20-Nov

O'CONNOR, WALTER BRYDEN  (66024) RAFVR - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP153 of No 202 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly naval fire.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Nov

CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER LYON  (120236) RAFVR - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP153 of No 202 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly naval fire.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Nov

MacARTHUR, DUNCAN ALASTAIR  (122354) RAFVR - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP153 of No 202 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly naval fire.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Nov

O'RORKE, JAMES LEO  (819061) AuxAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP153 of No 202 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly naval fire.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Nov

LAVERTY, ROBERT  (994040) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP153 of No 202 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly naval fire.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Nov

FLETCHER, ALBERT FREDERICK  (1107066) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP153 of No 202 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly naval fire.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Nov

SANDERSON, JOHN  (1148225) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP153 of No 202 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly naval fire.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Nov

DRYWOOD, LESLIE WALTER  (1171301) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP153 of No 202 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly naval fire.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Nov

TIFFEN, ROBERT ANTHONY  (1262553) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP153 of No 202 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly naval fire.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Nov

POLLOCK, HARRY KEITH  (J/7476) RCAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP153 of No 202 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly naval fire.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Nov

FRASER, HOWARD DUNCAN  (33136) RAF - age 28

Wg Cdr

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter VI, EL454 or ? of No 236 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from a ship it was attacking off the Dutch coast.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery.

20-Nov

EDNEY, GEOFFREY ADAM  (39972) RAF - age 25

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter VI, EL454 or ? of No 236 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from a ship it was attacking off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Nov

GRIFFIN, REGINALD STANLEY  (119448) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter VI, EL454 or ? of No 236 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from a ship it was attacking off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Nov

HADDOW, HUGH  (999381) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter VI, EL454 or ? of No 236 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from a ship it was attacking off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Nov

SARGENT, ROBERT RAY  (121372) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL324 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from a strike on a convoy off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Nov

HESKEL, CYRIL  (978773) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL324 of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from a strike on a convoy off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Nov

WYRILL, HUGH GRAHAM STANHOPE DFC (89626) RAFVR - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst getting into Beaufighter, ? of No 255 Sqn, which was struck by bomb splinters whilst the airfield was under air attack.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery.

20-Nov

DAVIS, CECIL CLEMENT HOOD  (81050) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk IIA, FL359 of No 260 Sqn, which he baled out of his aircraft when it caught fire on a convoy patrol but was not rescued.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Nov

PATTERSON, VERNON FOSTER  (J/3257) RCAF - age 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD392 of No 411 Sqn, which was lost on a Rhubarb to Petten.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Nov

PRITCHARD, FREDERICK THOMAS  (1654694) RAFVR - age 37

AC2

He was serving with No 543 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Newbridge-on-Wye (All Saints) Churchyard.

20-Nov

BOOTH, ALLAN  (127113) RAFVR - age 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1163 of No 11 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Nov

PHAIR, ROBERT LESLIE DUNLOP  (405800) RAAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1163 of No 11 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Nov

CLARE, CEDRIC WILLIAM  (414249) RNZAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1163 of No 11 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Nov

CONNOR, THOMAS  (1211268) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1163 of No 11 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Nov

FLYNN, PATRICK JOSEPH  (1580257) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1163 of No 11 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Nov

HAVIES, WALTER JAMES  (127917) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Henley I, L3334 of No 1605 Flt, which flew into high ground near Pen-y-groest in Caernarvon.  He is buried in Llanbeblig Public Cemetery, Caernarfon.

20-Nov

JOBSON, JOHN THOMAS  (611376) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was serving with No 24 Air School at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Thaba Tshwane (New) Military Cemetery.

20-Nov

BARLOW, JAMES ROBERT  (401882) RAAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1744 of No 27 OTU, which flew into high ground near Leek in Staffordshire during a combined bombing and photographic exercise.  He is buried in Fradley (St Stephen's) Churchyard.

20-Nov

BAKER, WILLIAM JOHN  (405670) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1744 of No 27 OTU, which flew into high ground near Leek in Staffordshire during a combined bombing and photographic exercise.  He is buried in Fradley (St Stephen's) Churchyard.

20-Nov

PETTIFORD, KEITH  (411374) RAAF - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1744 of No 27 OTU, which flew into high ground near Leek in Staffordshire during a combined bombing and photographic exercise.  He is buried in Fradley (St Stephen's) Churchyard.

20-Nov

LOVE, JAMES  (414051) RAAF - age 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1744 of No 27 OTU, which flew into high ground near Leek in Staffordshire during a combined bombing and photographic exercise.  He is buried in Fradley (St Stephen's) Churchyard.

20-Nov

BUCKLEY, HOWELL JAMES  (1312443) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1744 of No 27 OTU, which flew into high ground near Leek in Staffordshire during a combined bombing and photographic exercise.  He is buried in Pontypridd (Glyntaff) Cemetery.

20-Nov

MALE, HAROLD OTHO  (188825) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AE932 of No 34 OTU, which crashed near North Brookfield, Nova Scotia.  He is buried in Yarmouth (Mountain) Cemetery.

20-Nov

SARGEANT, THOMAS FREDERICK  (1125256) RAFVR - age 28

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AE932 of No 34 OTU, which crashed near North Brookfield, Nova Scotia.  He is buried in Yarmouth (Mountain) Cemetery.

20-Nov

THOMAS, ARTHUR EDWIN  (101580) RAFVR - age 32

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7801 of No 38 Wing, which was lost on the famous 'Telemark raid' in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Helleland Churchyard.

20-Nov

HAWARD, ARNOLD THOMAS HAYWARD  (115977) RAFVR - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7801 of No 38 Wing, which was lost on the famous 'Telemark raid' in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Helleland Churchyard.

20-Nov

SEWELL DE GENCY, GERARD WALTER  (116942) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7801 of No 38 Wing, which was lost on the famous 'Telemark raid' in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Helleland Churchyard.

20-Nov

FALCONER, JAMES  (573120) RAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7801 of No 38 Wing, which was lost on the famous 'Telemark raid' in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Helleland Churchyard.

20-Nov

BUCKTON, ALBERT  (751516) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7801 of No 38 Wing, which was lost on the famous 'Telemark raid' in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Helleland Churchyard.

20-Nov

EDWARDS, GEORGE MERCIER  (1259259) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7801 of No 38 Wing, which was lost on the famous 'Telemark raid' in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Helleland Churchyard.

20-Nov

PARKINSON, ARTHUR ROLAND  (J/5470) RCAF - age 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7801 of No 38 Wing, which was lost on the famous 'Telemark raid' in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Helleland Churchyard.

20-Nov

DAVIES, NORMAN ARTHUR  (401422) RAAF - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Horsa I, HS114 of No 38 Wing, which was lost on the famous 'Telemark raid' in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Stavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard.

20-Nov

FRASER, HERBERT JOHN  (401601) RAAF - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Horsa I, HS114 of No 38 Wing, which was lost on the famous 'Telemark raid' in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Stavanger (Eiganes) Churchyard.

20-Nov

THOMSON, EDWARD ARTHUR FREDERICK  (1466554) RAFVR - age Unknown

Cpl

He was serving with No 4 PRU and was possibly killed in an air raid on Maison Blanche airfield.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery.

20-Nov

CLAY, ALFRED EDWARD  (1332695) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4981 of No 9 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground near Llanrwst in Caernarvon.  He is buried in Bury St Edmunds Cemetery.

20-Nov

LEVER, ARTHUR CHARLES  (1332329) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4981 of No 9 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground near Llanrwst in Caernarvon.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

20-Nov

TRIMMER, FREDERICK HERBERT GEORGE  (1391993) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4981 of No 9 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground near Llanrwst in Caernarvon.  He is buried in Englefield Green Cemetery.

20-Nov

WALTON, ALBERT  (1126076) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4981 of No 9 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground near Llanrwst in Caernarvon.  He is buried in Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery.

20-Nov

WALTER, BERNARD HENRY  (658589) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N4981 of No 9 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground near Llanrwst in Caernarvon.  He is buried in Southgate Cemetery.

20-Nov

LIVETT, WALTER CYRIL  (1209575) RAFVR - age 23

AC1

He had been serving at RAF Gong Kedah but died in Japanese captivity on board a ship whilst being transported to Japan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

20-Nov

ASHAIR WADI  (6243) Iraq Levies - age Unknown

Pvt

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

20-Nov

CRAIG, HUGH  (1082514) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He had been serving at RAF Kuantan and died in Japanese captivity on board a ship whilst being transported to Japan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

20-Nov

McILWRAITH, GORDON ARCHIBALD  (1210457) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving in the Far East at the time of his death, which probably occurred in captivity.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

20-Nov

SIVES, ALEXANDER FOGGO  (1521927) RAFVR - age 19

AC1

He was serving with No 2 Works Sqn and was killed by a falling wall when demolishing a farm building at Newton.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery.

20-Nov

IZOD, SYDNEY CHARLES  (125983) RAFVR - age 24

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 Hawarden.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery.

20-Nov

GREENHALGH, PETER  (101079) RAFVR - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed when he was struck by Harvard, FE325 of No 41 SFTS, whilst he was on the airfield at Weyburn during night flying.  He is buried in Weyburn (Hillcrest) Cemetery.

21-Nov

BLACKBOURN, BERESFORD LIONEL  (86649) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 40 Sqn and died from natural causes.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

21-Nov

FRYER, DENNIS HARRY  (961691) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He had been serving with No 62 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity on board a ship whilst being transported to Japan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

21-Nov

STEPHENSON, ARTHUR DFM (115316) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Vengeance I, AN942 of No 82 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing on a flight between Cholavaram and Bangalore due to a engine failure.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

21-Nov

STOWER, COLIN JAMES  (404369) RAAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Vengeance I, AN942 of No 82 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing on a flight between Cholavaram and Bangalore due to a engine failure.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

21-Nov

CORLETT, EDMUND MURRAY  (412207) RNZAF - age 33

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7584 BU-D of No 214 Sqn, which crashed near Stradishall in poor visibility as a result of low fuel and engine problems on its return from a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery.

21-Nov

MILLER, WILLIAM JAMES DENNIS  (1139189) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL599 of No 222 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Stranraer.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Nov

LUNDY, MARTIN ALOYSIUS  (1114229) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, EN954  of No 229 Sqn, which spun into the ground during an upward roll.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

21-Nov

LYNN, JOHN JOSEPH  (120916) RAFVR - age 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden TB I, N9106 'N of No 415 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the coast of France during an anti-shipping strike to Ijmuiden in Holland.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines Communal Cemetery.

21-Nov

MILLAR, DOUGLAS LLOYD GEORGE  (411086) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden TB I, N9106 'N of No 415 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the coast of France during an anti-shipping strike to Ijmuiden in Holland.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines Communal Cemetery.

21-Nov

SLEEP, RONALD ROBERT THEODORE  (411794) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden TB I, N9106 'N of No 415 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the coast of France during an anti-shipping strike to Ijmuiden in Holland.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines Communal Cemetery.

21-Nov

TIPPETT, ARTHUR JAMES  (401162) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden TB I, N9106 'N of No 415 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the coast of France during an anti-shipping strike to Ijmuiden in Holland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Nov

THOROUGOOD, GORDON WEBSTER  (40649) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle V, P1451 of No 511 Sqn, which crashed on a night take-off from Gibraltar, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Gibraltar Memorial.

21-Nov

HENNING, GRANT LAWRENCE  (R/87418) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle V, P1451 of No 511 Sqn, which crashed on a night take-off from Gibraltar, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Gibraltar Memorial.

21-Nov

WEBSTER, LEO CLIFFORD  (405352) RNZAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle V, P1451 of No 511 Sqn, which crashed on a night take-off from Gibraltar, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

21-Nov

HENDERSON, DENISON CHARLES  (405374) RNZAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle V, P1451 of No 511 Sqn, which crashed on a night take-off from Gibraltar, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

21-Nov

BARTKIEWICZ, FRANCIS  (J/8430) RCAF - age 20

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Albemarle V, P1451 of No 511 Sqn, which crashed on a night take-off from Gibraltar, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

21-Nov

DE MARCO, JOSEPH JULIUS  (R/69363) RCAF - age 25

WO II

He was probably killed whilst flying in Albemarle V, P1451 of No 511 Sqn, which crashed on a night take-off from Gibraltar, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

21-Nov

LAVERICK, ROBERT ARNOLD  (1244722) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He had been serving with No 550 AMES? but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Surabaya in Java.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

21-Nov

GOODWIN, SIDNEY EDWIN  (943456) RAFVR - age 24

LAC

He was serving with No 12 CCS at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in La Reunion War Cemetery.

21-Nov

RUSE, GEORGE CECIL VERDUN  (526071) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was serving with No 123 RSU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery.

21-Nov

MORRIS, EDWARD MOSS  (1507041) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 1489 Flt at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba.

21-Nov

FIFIELD, GEORGE HENRY  (1319301) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Hart I, 499 of No 23 Air School, which overturned in a forced landing after becoming lost.  He is buried in Polokwane (or Pietersburg) Cemetery.

21-Nov

GINGER, EDWARD GEORGE  (1254017) RAFVR - age 29

LAC

He was serving with No 4 PRU and possibly killed in an air raid on Maison Blanche airfield.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery.

21-Nov

REID, ERNEST  (1370819) RAFVR - age 29

LAC

He was serving with No 4 PRU and possibly killed in an air raid on Maison Blanche airfield.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery.

21-Nov

BARKER, HENRY  (1305276) RAFVR - age 33

Cpl

He was serving with No 4038 Flt at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba.

21-Nov

PATERSON, THOMAS  (1305026) RAFVR - age 35

LAC

He was serving with No 4089 Flt, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba.

21-Nov

LAW, JAMES LOVE  (88780) RAF - age 41

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 4089 Flt, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba.

21-Nov

HERSNIP, HARRY  (1356681) RAFVR - age 35

Sgt

He was serving in 4089 Flt, RAF Regiment? at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba.

21-Nov

TALBOT, HARRY EDWARD  (48452) RAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter II, T3359 of No 54 OTU, which died from Shock, burns and multiple injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed on take-off from Winfield.  He is buried in Ecclesall (All Saints) Churchyard.

21-Nov

BENNETT, EDWARD BRYAN  (1273018) RAFVR - age 32

AC30

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

21-Nov

TOMS, LESLIE GORDON  (1178319) RAFVR - age 26

LAC

He was serving at HQ EAC at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in La Reunion War Cemetery.

21-Nov

HORSFALL, CHARLES MICHAEL  (75544) RAFVR - age 53

Sqn Ldr

He was serving as acting Station Commander at RAF ? and died from a coronary thrombosis whilst playing Squash.  His death is registered at Norwich Outer.  He is buried in Hethel (All Saints) Churchyard.

21-Nov

RIXHAM, OLIVER  (48335) RAF - age 52

Fg Off

He had been serving at TEB Khartoum at the time of his death, but circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained .  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery.

21-Nov

HARRISON, THOMAS EDWARD  (1410328) RAFVR - age 27

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 Stratford.  He is buried in Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery.

21-Nov

CROSLAND, ARTHUR  (1072691) RAFVR - age 32

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 Bradford.  He is buried in Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery.

21-Nov

DAY, THOMAS CHARLES  (1358483) RAFVR - age 34

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 Ashford.  He is buried in Brighton (Extra-Mural) Borough Cemetery.

21-Nov

BUCKERFIELD, JOHN HENRY HAROLD  (2122) RAF - age 47

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 Westminster.  He is buried in Bushbury (St Mary) Churchyard.

21-Nov

McSORLEY, JAMES  (1574448) RAFVR - age 18

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 Arbroath.  He is buried in Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery.

22-Nov

HOWLETT, OLIVER SIDNEY  (1184590) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was serving with No 7 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Pulham St Mary (St Mary the Virgin) Churchyard.

22-Nov

JENSON, STANLEY  (78061) RCAF - age 21

WO

He died from severe injuries sustained whilst flying in Halifax II, DT572 ZA-M of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in flames at Montefontaine in France on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery.

22-Nov

GOLBY, DENIS ARTHUR DAWSON  (1202562) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX438 'R' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed after hitting an embankment on take off from Bone on a transit flight back to Malta.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba.

22-Nov

DAWSON, GILBERT TANNAHILL  (1285473) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX438 'R' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed after hitting an embankment on take off from Bone on a transit flight back to Malta.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba.

22-Nov

BATE, ALAN  (66006) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter VIF, X7953 of No 46 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on MT near Barce.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery.

22-Nov

STANSFIELD, ALFRED  (533901) RAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4360 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

22-Nov

ASHTON, JACK GLYN  (630344) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4360 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

22-Nov

JONES, FREDERICK ALBERT  (1013672) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4360 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

22-Nov

WEBBER, LEONARD EDWIN  (1021363) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4360 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

22-Nov

NEILSON, CLYDE  (1368959) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4360 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

22-Nov

McKINLAY, ALLAN  (1378533) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4360 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

22-Nov

CHISHOLM, GORDON THOMAS LISTER  (1381629) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4360 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery.

22-Nov

FOLLETT, THOMAS HENRY  (48379) RAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7914 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which crashed between Amiens and Abbeville on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

22-Nov

KING, GEOFFREY BERNARD HERBERT  (115277) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7914 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which crashed between Amiens and Abbeville on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

22-Nov

CHEETHAM, HERBERT THOMAS  (615248) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7914 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which crashed between Amiens and Abbeville on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

22-Nov

CLARKSON, HAROLD  (1022463) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7914 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which crashed between Amiens and Abbeville on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

22-Nov

THOMPSON, FREDERICK RALPH  (1198362) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7914 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which crashed between Amiens and Abbeville on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

22-Nov

NICHOLSON, JOHN  (1333607) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7914 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which crashed between Amiens and Abbeville on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

22-Nov

JOHNSON, DERRICK  (1334012) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7914 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which crashed between Amiens and Abbeville on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension.

22-Nov

BROOKS, ROBERT LOMAS  (1516135) RAFVR - age 32

AC31

He was serving with No 108 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery.

22-Nov

PAYNE, RONALD  (411562) RNZAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ842 KO-W of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Nov

WALLACE, GEORGE ERNEST  (J/10183) RCAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ842 KO-W of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery.

22-Nov

PAYIE, EVERETT GARFIELD  (R/108688) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ842 KO-W of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Perreuse Chateau Franco British National Cemetery.

22-Nov

ROBERTSON, ALEXANDER WINTON  (657056) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK206 KO-R of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Chalandry in France on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Chalandry Churchyard.

22-Nov

MORRIS, ROYSTON DELMARE  (1037412) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK206 KO-R of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Chalandry in France on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Chalandry Churchyard.

22-Nov

WOOD, ALFRED LEONARD  (1208568) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK206 KO-R of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Chalandry in France on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Chalandry Churchyard.

22-Nov

TEXTER, JOHN ASHBURNER  (1287689) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK206 KO-R of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Chalandry in France on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Chalandry Churchyard.

22-Nov

HIRD, JOHN RICHARD DARBYSHIRE  (37852) RAF - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2063 of No 144 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie over Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Nov

ALVEY, RAYMOND HENRY  (755235) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2063 of No 144 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie over Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Nov

HEPPLEWHITE, DAVIDSON WILLIAM  (1189303) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2063 of No 144 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie over Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Nov

COLES, ROBERT JOHN  (1310109) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P2063 of No 144 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie over Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Nov

FLETCHER, EDWARD ALBERT  (49694) RAF - age 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3672 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near the Lac de la Foret in France on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Amance Communal Cemetery.

22-Nov

GRAYLAND, GEORGE JOHN  (51289) RAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3672 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near the Lac de la Foret in France on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Amance Communal Cemetery.

22-Nov

BROOK, FREDERICK VICTOR  (1207423) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3672 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near the Lac de la Foret in France on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Amance Communal Cemetery.

22-Nov

MAYNARD, ANTHONY RICHARD HUTTON  (117995) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP696 of No 185 Sqn, which shot down by a Bf109 over Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

22-Nov

ORZECHOWSKI Tadeusz (P.783097) PAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL246  of No 316 Sqn, which collided with Beaufighter, EL394 and crashed near Barmston, East Yorkshire.  He is buried in Driffield Cemetery.

22-Nov

CURPHEY, ROBERT MAURICE  (J/10225) RCAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N8067 of No 400 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Overton in Hampshire.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

22-Nov

HOLLICK, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1167751) RAFVR - age 29

AC1

He was serving with No 2763 Sqn, RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Rodbourne Cheney (St Mary) Churchyard.

22-Nov

SMITH, DESMOND  (1477985) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was serving with No ? OTU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in St George Rural Cemetery, Charlotte County.

22-Nov

TIDMAN, BRIAN ARTHUR  (1335965) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6751 of No 10 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames after hitting trees whilst attempting to land at Carew Cheriton at the end of a 10 hour anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Great Burstead (St Mary Magdaline) Churchyard.

22-Nov

HILLBERG, BERNARD  (1410534) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, BK261 of No 12 OTU, which broke up in the air and came down near Banbury following the explosion of a photoflash in the flare chute.  He is buried in Barry (Merthyr Dyfan) Burial Ground.

22-Nov

BRISTOW, HENRY WILLIAM SYDNEY  (1337646) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, BK261 of No 12 OTU, which broke up in the air and came down near Banbury following the explosion of a photoflash in the flare chute.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

22-Nov

CHURCH, REGINALD HARRY  (1272476) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, BK261 of No 12 OTU, which broke up in the air and came down near Banbury following the explosion of a photoflash in the flare chute.  He is buried in Colney (St Andrew) Churchyard.

22-Nov

HAVER, THOMAS WILLIAM  (1293324) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, BK261 of No 12 OTU, which broke up in the air and came down near Banbury following the explosion of a photoflash in the flare chute.  He is buried in Dagenham (Chadwell Heath) Cemetery.

22-Nov

NETTLETON, FRANCIS PETER  (1452530) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, BK261 of No 12 OTU, which broke up in the air and came down near Banbury following the explosion of a photoflash in the flare chute.  He is buried in Wakefield Cemetery.

22-Nov

HINQUE, J P () FFAF - age

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, R6145 of No 18 (P) AFU, which crashed on an overshoot at Bretford. 

22-Nov

PATTERSON, ROBERT ANDREW  (R/102077) RCAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL394 of No 2 (C) OTU, which collided with Spitfire VB, BL246 of No 316 Sqn at Lissett.  He is buried in Brandesburton (St Mary) Churchyard.

22-Nov

GALLAGHER, STANLEY ARTHUR  (1035703) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was serving with No 3201 SCU and was killed when the Bedford truck he was in exploded in flames after being hit by fire from a Bf 109 which attacked the landing ground at Souk el Arab.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

22-Nov

REMES, FRANTISEK (787351) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7829 of No 53 OTU, which dived into the ground near St Athan.  He is buried in Llantwit Major Cemetery.

22-Nov

CLARKE, GEORGE  (1240138) RAFVR - age 31

AC1

He was serving with No 3201 SCU and was killed when the Bedford truck he was in exploded in flames after being hit by fire from a Bf 109 which attacked the landing ground at Souk el Arab.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

22-Nov

SHIEFF, SOLOMON I  (1341426) RAFVR - age 31

LAC

He was serving at Souk el Arab and was possibly killed when the landing ground was attacked by Bf 109s.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

22-Nov

SEAGER, ALAN  (1150097) RAFVR - age 24

Cpl

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 Jakarta War Cemetery.

22-Nov

HAYNES, JOSEPH REGINALD  (1697193) RAFVR - age 50

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 Uxbridge.  He is buried in Bletchley Cemetery.

22-Nov

STORRIE, JOHN  (1552858) RAFVR - age 32

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 East Kilbride.  He is buried in Glasgow (St Kentigern's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

22-Nov

WILLIAMS, IVOR  (1298084) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Christchurch (22), Cuckfield (20).  He is buried in Ogmore and Garw (Blaenogwr) Cemetery.

22-Nov

McDERMOTT, RICHARD  (857362) AuxAF - age 48

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 Salford.  He is buried in Stretford Cemetery.

22-Nov

BULLOCK, FREDERICK  (1004505) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Biggleswade.  He is buried in Swinton (St Margaret) Churchyard.

22-Nov

MARTINDALE, JOHN  (1092889) RAFVR - age 36

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with the FIU and was killed when he was struck by the prop of Beaufighter IF, X7710.  He is buried in Windermere (Bowness) Cemetery.

23-Nov

WILLIS, PETER McKENZIE  (118717) RAFVR - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK122 'P' of No 14 Sqn, which crashed after the tail broke away during a bombing practice to Shallufa.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

23-Nov

WILLIAMS, HUGH GARTH  (914350) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK122 'P' of No 14 Sqn, which crashed after the tail broke away during a bombing practice to Shallufa.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

23-Nov

COOKSON, ERNEST  (987398) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK122 'P' of No 14 Sqn, which crashed after the tail broke away during a bombing practice to Shallufa.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

23-Nov

BOWER, WILLIAM RICHARDSON  (J/8763) RCAF - age 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK122 'P' of No 14 Sqn, which crashed after the tail broke away during a bombing practice to Shallufa.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

23-Nov

RAWSON, DOUGLAS LEROY  (R/69258) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK122 'P' of No 14 Sqn, which crashed after the tail broke away during a bombing practice to Shallufa.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

23-Nov

BOLTON, ELWOOD MAURICE WILLIAM  (117444) RAFVR - age 34

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9693 'U' of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down over the target during a raid on the airfield at Kastelli Pediada.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery.

23-Nov

GILES, ROBERT ARTHUR  (1152465) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9693 'U' of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down over the target during a raid on the airfield at Kastelli Pediada.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery.

23-Nov

WESTWOOD, THOMAS CECIL  (1190196) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9693 'U' of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down over the target during a raid on the airfield at Kastelli Pediada.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery.

23-Nov

HAUGH, GEORGE RICHARDSON  (1289206) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9693 'U' of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down over the target during a raid on the airfield at Kastelli Pediada.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery.

23-Nov

FLEISHMAN, EDMOND DAVID  (J/10829) RCAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9693 'U' of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down over the target during a raid on the airfield at Kastelli Pediada.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery.

23-Nov

MATHEWS, LAWRENCE EDGAR  (R/97534) RCAF - age 24

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9693 'U' of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down over the target during a raid on the airfield at Kastelli Pediada.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery.

23-Nov

YOUNG, STANLEY RYDER  (80194) RAFVR - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4304 KM-C of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Nov

APPLETON, DAVID JOHN  (106529) RAFVR - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4304 KM-C of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Nov

WATERS, EDWARD ASHTON  (405531) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4304 KM-C of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Nov

WEYMOUTH, CHARLES ANTHONY  (524640) RAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4304 KM-C of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Nov

PAGE, WALTER KENNETH DRUMMOND  (1310464) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4304 KM-C of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Nov

BROCK, THOMAS WILLIAM  (1395027) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4304 KM-C of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Nov

TOUGH, JOHN GEORGE ROSS  (R/83273) RCAF - age 20

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4304 KM-C of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Nov

ARMSTRONG, THOMAS RODHAM  (574713) RAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED311 OL-K of No 83 Sqn, which ditched in the Channel after being hit by flak over Normandy on its return from a raid on Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Nov

MATHIAS, JOHN OWEN  (116393) RAFVR - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA799 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Sidi Ahmed.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Nov

TRUSCOTT, DOUGLAS  (120618) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA799 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Sidi Ahmed.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Nov

CATCHPOLE, THOMAS WILLIAM  (1187195) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA799 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Sidi Ahmed.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Nov

MILLER, JOHN HERBERT  (1254889) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HM115 of No 127 Sqn, which ditched off Mersa Matruh following an engine failure.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

23-Nov

BROOKES, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1116969) RAFVR - age 30

LAC

He was serving with No 156 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Birmingham (Quinton) Cemetery, Warley.

23-Nov

HEY, JOHN ALISTAIR  (655049) RAF - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V Z6629 MA-N of No 161 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a SOE Sortie to Belgium.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

23-Nov

METCALF, HERBERT  (1113285) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V Z6629 MA-N of No 161 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a SOE Sortie to Belgium.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

23-Nov

ANDREWS, RICHARD WILLIAM  (1251957) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V Z6629 MA-N of No 161 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a SOE Sortie to Belgium.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

23-Nov

KENZIE, CYRIL RAPHAEL  (1109504) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V Z6629 MA-N of No 161 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a SOE Sortie to Belgium.  He is buried in Ellesmere Port (Overpool) Cemetery.

23-Nov

MOXON, HARRY  (913185) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V Z6629 MA-N of No 161 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a SOE Sortie to Belgium.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Nov

HARRISON, GORDON LLEWELYN  (R/100702) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V Z6629 MA-N of No 161 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a SOE Sortie to Belgium.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-Nov

SOUTH, ALBERT WILLIAM  (1244950) RAFVR - age 22

AC1

He was serving with No 215 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Madras (St Mary's) Cemetery, Chennai.

23-Nov

CAMPBELL, JOHN PATTERSON  (1102532) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

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 Jakarta War Cemetery.

23-Nov

JOHNSON, CARL LEE  (111235) RAFVR - age 32

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 227 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Nov

WEBB, RALPH EDWARD  (656220) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was serving with No 227 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Nov

WALLACE, THOMAS  (969293) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He abandoned Spitfire VB, EP832 of No 229 Sqn, possibly as the result of an engine failure and he was seen to get into his dinghy, but was not found.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Nov

SNOXELL, CHARLES HENRY  (1219969) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He had been serving with No 242 Sqn and probably died in Japanese captivity on board a ship whilst being transported to Japan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

23-Nov

BLUNDELL, THOMAS JOHN  (1803301) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was serving with No 17 EFTS at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Windsor Maplewood Cemetery.

23-Nov

GRAY, RICHARD OWEN  (137255) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander, 2332 of No 4 BGS, which crashed into Lake Eire near Eagle, Ontario.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial.

23-Nov

BUTTON, DOUGLAS FREDERICK  (126947) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7679 of No 70 OTU, which crashed at Kisumu whilst attempting a forced landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Kisumu Cemetery.

23-Nov

THOMAS, LYNN  (145487) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7679 of No 70 OTU, which crashed at Kisumu whilst attempting a forced landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Kisumu Cemetery.

23-Nov

SINCLAIR, FRANK ALFRED  (401678) RAAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7679 of No 70 OTU, which crashed at Kisumu whilst attempting a forced landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Kisumu Cemetery.

23-Nov

EVERETT, HERBERT JAMES  (406475) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7679 of No 70 OTU, which crashed at Kisumu whilst attempting a forced landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Kisumu Cemetery.

23-Nov

FILMORE, FREDERICK  (359760) RAF - age 39

Flt Sgt

He had been serving with the Aircraft Depot, RAF Seletar but died in Japanese captivity on board a ship whilst being transported to Japan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

23-Nov

ARTIS, HARRY ALBERT  (343043) RAF - age 42

WO

He had been serving with AHQ FE but was captured and probably died at sea whilst being transported to Japan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

23-Nov

STEC Kazimierz (P.?) PAF - age 34

AC2

He was serving in Palestine and died of natural causes.  He is buried in Ramleh Cemetery.

23-Nov

FOTHERINGHAM, CLAUDE POWELL  (778961) RAFVR - age 23

LAC

He was serving in Rhodesia at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

24-Nov

MORRALLEE, FRANK AMBROSE GEORGE  (1287525) RAFVR - age 31

Cpl

He was serving with No 13 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery.

24-Nov

CLARK, ALBERT WILLIAM  (1430941) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 13 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery.

24-Nov

INGRAM, CAMPBELL  (1003429) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was serving with No 47 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery.

24-Nov

 

AC1

He was serving with No 54 Sqn, and died from injuries sustained the previous day from a self-inflicted gun shot wound.  He is buried in Sydney War Cemetery.

24-Nov

GROVES, HENRY BALFOUR  (77845) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Lt

He was serving in Far East but died in Japanese captivity on board a ship whilst being transported to Japan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

24-Nov

GREEN, WILFRED  (1227845) RAFVR - age 33

LAC

He was serving with No 81 Sqn and was possibly killed when Spitfire VB, ER499 swung on take off and crashed into the truck he was in.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba.

24-Nov

THOMAS, OLIVER  (1075906) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn, and died in captivity in Surabaya.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

24-Nov

AUSTIN, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (613586) RAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was flying in Wellington, ? of No 99 Sqn and was killed during an attack on the aircraft by Ki-43s whilst raiding targets around Meiktila.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery.

24-Nov

MacDONALD, ROBERT DOUGLAS  (J/10405) RCAF - age 20

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Wellington, ? of No 99 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Chittagong and caught fire on its return from a raid on targets around Meiktila.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery.

24-Nov

PAYNE, RONALD HARRY  (132353) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5253 of No 235 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Instow in Devon.  He is buried in Chingford Mount Cemetery.

24-Nov

STANDRING, JAMES PHILIP  (995695) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5253 of No 235 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Instow in Devon.  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium.

24-Nov

JONES, ROBERT MORRIS  (411905) RNZAF - age 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, AG112 of No 151 OTU, which collided with AG155 of the same unit during a practice dogfight.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

24-Nov

NOCKOLDS, MARTIN GEORGE FRANCIS  (60293) RAFVR - age 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7411 of No 25 EFTS, which was lost on this date but there are no further details.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

24-Nov

McCALL, HENRY BLYTHE  (1000937) RAF - age 29

LAC

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

24-Nov

WHITEHOUSE, WILLIAM THOMAS CHARLES  (612691) RAF - age 24

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 Birmingham.  He is buried in Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery.

24-Nov

LARDNER, GEORGE  (351015) RAF - age 38

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 Oxford.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard.

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