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Casualties - 29 - 30 November 1942


29-Nov

CUNNINGHAM, GODFREY MELVILLE  (414260) RNZAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AP164 of No 2 Sqn, which failed to return from a low level reconnaissance sortie along the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Nov

MARLATT, SHOLTO PATON  (J5971) RCAF - age 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AP208 of No 4 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Dunsop Bridge in Yorkshire.  He is buried in Lytham St Anne's (Park) Cemetery.

29-Nov

TAYLOR, JOHN ROSSER PATRICK  (123033) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was serving with No 16 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Nov

MACLAY, ALASTAIR MOWAT  (1061185) RAFVR - age 28

Fg Off

He was serving with No 16 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Nov

YATES, GEOFFREY NORMAN  (1016831) RAFVR - age 21

AC2

He was serving with No 36 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery.

29-Nov

SHARROCK, HARRY  (1064357) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He had been serving with No 36 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Fukuoka area of Japan.  He is commemorated on the Yokohama Cremation Memorial.

29-Nov

CROMPTON, SAMUEL  (1064265) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving with No 100 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Fukuoka area of Japan.  He is commemorated on the Yokohama Cremation Memorial.

29-Nov

SLADDEN, WILLIAM  (1256699) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He had been serving with No 100 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Fukuoka area of Japan.  He is commemorated on the Yokohama Cremation Memorial.

29-Nov

MACKIE, JOHN WILLIAM  (994362) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF372 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Dymchurch having struggled back to the UK from a raid on Turin with flak damage.  He is buried in Alva Cemetery.

29-Nov

MIDDLETON, RAWDON HUME VC (402745) RAAF - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF372 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Dymchurch having struggled back to the UK from a raid on Turin with flak damage  He had been severely injured in the attack but remained at the controls until most of his crew was able to bale out, for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard.

29-Nov

JEFFERY, JAMES ERNEST  (576050) RAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF372 OJ-H of No 149 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Dymchurch having struggled back to the UK from a raid on Turin with flak damage.  He is buried in Poole Cemetery.

29-Nov

TELFOR, LEMUEL  (139944) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was died from wounds sustained whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER671 of No 152 Sqn, which shot down by fighters near Souk el Arba.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

29-Nov

STEVENSON, MICHAEL GAVIN  (33290) RAF - age 27

Wg Cdr

He was serving with No 173 Sqn and possibly died from injuries sustained on 27 Nov 1942 when Lysander II, P9051 overturned after hitting a shelter on take-off.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

29-Nov

SEELEY, LIONEL FRANK  (1313416) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HV363 of No 174 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Minster Marsh in Kent.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

29-Nov

ESPLEY, ALEXANDER GEORGE  (41161) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W6016 of No 95 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Biscay on a ferry flight to Gibraltar for No 204 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Nov

MITCHELL, ALLAN LINDSAY  (74611) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W6016 of No 95 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Biscay on a ferry flight to Gibraltar for No 204 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Nov

BEANE, FRANCIS ALFRED  (124345) RAFVR - age 38

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W6016 of No 95 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Biscay on a ferry flight to Gibraltar for No 204 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Nov

McAULAY, BERNARD  (524857) RAF - age 35

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W6016 of No 95 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Biscay on a ferry flight to Gibraltar for No 204 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Nov

MARSHALL, ALLEN JOHN  (575171) RAF - age 19

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W6016 of No 95 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Biscay on a ferry flight to Gibraltar for No 204 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Nov

HIRD, RONALD ARTHUR  (997240) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W6016 of No 95 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Biscay on a ferry flight to Gibraltar for No 204 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Nov

DAVIES, DAVID GORDON  (1313560) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W6016 of No 95 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Biscay on a ferry flight to Gibraltar for No 204 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Nov

WILSON, GERALD HENRY  (1337689) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W6016 of No 95 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Biscay on a ferry flight to Gibraltar for No 204 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Nov

SHORT, JOHN DOUGLAS  (1377408) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W6016 of No 95 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Biscay on a ferry flight to Gibraltar for No 204 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Nov

FRANCIS, ALBERT PETER DENNIS  (1430706) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W6016 of No 95 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Biscay on a ferry flight to Gibraltar for No 204 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Nov

ANDERSON, DONALD DAVIE  (R/114569) RCAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, W6016 of No 95 Sqn, which was lost over the Bay of Biscay on a ferry flight to Gibraltar for No 204 Sqn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Nov

SHORT, ARTHUR GOLDSACK  (574206) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9194 BU-N of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Couvron-et-Aumencourt during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Couvron-et-Aumencourt Communal Cemetery.

29-Nov

STAMMERS, JOHN  (1323246) RAFVR - age 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9194 BU-N of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Couvron-et-Aumencourt during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Couvron-et-Aumencourt Communal Cemetery.

29-Nov

OWREN, G P L ()  - age

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS143 'N' of No 331 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Roadstead to Walcheren.   .

29-Nov

SEM-OLSEN, E ()  - age

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS296 'E' of No 331 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Roadstead to Walcheren.   .

29-Nov

HILL, DOUGLAS STEWART (CURLY)  (R/104887) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS316 of No 402 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Kenley.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

29-Nov

ENNS, BENJAMIN HUGO  (J/10008) RCAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT576 of No 405 Sqn, which crashed two minutes after taking off from Topcliffe on a ferry flight to Beaulieu.  He is buried in Airth Cemetery.

29-Nov

HOOTON, FRANCIS  (1381953) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT576 of No 405 Sqn, which crashed two minutes after taking off from Topcliffe on a ferry flight to Beaulieu.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

29-Nov

BRADLEY, ALLEN CATTO  (J/18602) RCAF - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT576 of No 405 Sqn, which crashed two minutes after taking off from Topcliffe on a ferry flight to Beaulieu.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

29-Nov

CLARK, SAMUEL STEWART  (J/19450) RCAF - age 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT576 of No 405 Sqn, which crashed two minutes after taking off from Topcliffe on a ferry flight to Beaulieu.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

29-Nov

MILNE, WILLIAM STANLEY  (R/107580) RCAF - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT576 of No 405 Sqn, which crashed two minutes after taking off from Topcliffe on a ferry flight to Beaulieu.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

29-Nov

TAYLOR, GEORGE ROBERT IAN  (R/108843) RCAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT576 of No 405 Sqn, which crashed two minutes after taking off from Topcliffe on a ferry flight to Beaulieu.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

29-Nov

KOSTENUK, WILLIAM MICHAEL  (R/121565) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT576 of No 405 Sqn, which crashed two minutes after taking off from Topcliffe on a ferry flight to Beaulieu.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

29-Nov

MILLIKEN, RALPH ELLIOTT  (R/128672) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT576 of No 405 Sqn, which crashed two minutes after taking off from Topcliffe on a ferry flight to Beaulieu.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

29-Nov

GANNON, STEPHEN FREDERIC  (R/56406) RCAF - age 21

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT576 of No 405 Sqn, which crashed two minutes after taking off from Topcliffe on a ferry flight to Beaulieu.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

29-Nov

McGILLIVRAY, EARL LEWIS  (R/61819) RCAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT576 of No 405 Sqn, which crashed two minutes after taking off from Topcliffe on a ferry flight to Beaulieu.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

29-Nov

JONES, JOSEPH  (R/62366) RCAF - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT576 of No 405 Sqn, which crashed two minutes after taking off from Topcliffe on a ferry flight to Beaulieu.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

29-Nov

STANLEY, MELVILLE JAMES  (R/67711) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT576 of No 405 Sqn, which crashed two minutes after taking off from Topcliffe on a ferry flight to Beaulieu.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

29-Nov

BEAUDRY, JOSEPH VICTOR RAOUL  (R/74134) RCAF - age 26

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT576 of No 405 Sqn, which crashed two minutes after taking off from Topcliffe on a ferry flight to Beaulieu.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

29-Nov

ROSS, NORMAN WILBUR  (R/99245) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT576 of No 405 Sqn, which crashed two minutes after taking off from Topcliffe on a ferry flight to Beaulieu.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery.

29-Nov

HAMEL, ORLANDO DELMAR CONRAD  (R/117309) RCAF - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT576 of No 405 Sqn, which crashed two minutes after taking off from Topcliffe on a ferry flight to Beaulieu.  He is buried in Standish (St Marie) Roman Catholic Churchyard.

29-Nov

HELMORE, PAUL ERNEST  (46704) RAFVR - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS112 of No 611 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on a Rhubarb near Le Touquet.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery.

29-Nov

KIPPEN, CECIL ROY  (778046) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, LB120 of No 1446 Flt, which crashed on the approach to Moreton-in-Marsh at the end of a fuel consumption test flight.  He is buried in Moreton-in-Marsh New Cemetery.

29-Nov

MARTIN, ERIC  (J/11121) RCAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, LB120 of No 1446 Flt, which crashed on the approach to Moreton-in-Marsh at the end of a fuel consumption test flight.  He is buried in Moreton-in-Marsh New Cemetery.

29-Nov

McINTOSH, DOUGLAS YOUNG  (J/11945) RCAF - age 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, LB120 of No 1446 Flt, which crashed on the approach to Moreton-in-Marsh at the end of a fuel consumption test flight.  He is buried in Moreton-in-Marsh New Cemetery.

29-Nov

THOMPSON, ALLAN  (119149) RAFVR - age 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, LB120 of No 1446 Flt, which crashed on the approach to Moreton-in-Marsh at the end of a fuel consumption test flight.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.

29-Nov

GRACE, MAURICE EDWARD JOHN  (1283120) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1466 of No 15 OTU, which flew into high ground in Berkshire during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Brighton (Extra-Mural) Borough Cemetery.

29-Nov

JOHNSTON, LEO RICHARD  (1287332) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1466 of No 15 OTU, which flew into high ground in Berkshire during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Harwell Cemetery.

29-Nov

CHRISTIAN, ROY JAMES  (1029516) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1466 of No 15 OTU, which flew into high ground in Berkshire during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery.

29-Nov

HAINES, FREDERICK ROGER  (1335902) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1466 of No 15 OTU, which flew into high ground in Berkshire during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Lodsworth (St Peter) Churchyard.

29-Nov

BROWN, GEORGE ALFRED  (1335241) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1466 of No 15 OTU, which flew into high ground in Berkshire during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery.

29-Nov

MORTON, JAMES MCCONNACHIE  (1059102) RAFVR - age 33

Sgt

He was serving with No 24 CAOS at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

29-Nov

BOKLAZEC Mikolaj (P.793772) PAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor III, DX188 of No 4 Signals School, which dived into the ground whilst landing at Madley.  He is buried in Hereford Cemetery.

29-Nov

JACKMAN, GORDON HERBERT  (79922) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 59 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

29-Nov

MACEY, HARRY VAUGHAN  (634665) RAF - age 21

AC1

He died in Japanese captivity, probably on board a ship whilst being transported to Japan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

29-Nov

SAUNDERS, DONALD HOWARD  (922937) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

His unit and the circumstances of his death have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

29-Nov

BUCKLEY, THOMAS  (1369639) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8467 of No 9 (P) AFU, which crashed on Kirkcaldy Golf Course after hitting a tree whilst undertaking unauthorised low flying.  He is buried in Beath Cemetery.

29-Nov

COOKE, GEORGE MOORE  (1053837) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor III, DX188 of No 4 Signals School, which dived into the ground whilst landing at Madley.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery.

29-Nov

CLINTON, WILLIAM JAMES  (126928) RAF - age 43

Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He probably died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford as his death was registered in Wenlock.  He is buried in Donnington (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

29-Nov

KNIGHT, CECIL  (1450865) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Anson I, DJ635 of No 9 (O) AFU, which flew into a mountain at Bettws Garmon on return to base whilst off track during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Eston Cemetery.

29-Nov

STRUDWICK, WALTER NORMAN  (1470117) RAFVR - age 37

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 Southport.  He is buried in Okewood (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

30-Nov

SMITH, RICHARD MARCUS  (61009) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9150 MG-O of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Pecy Communal Cemetery.

30-Nov

SEARLE, ALBERT HENRY JAMES  (753200) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9150 MG-O of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Pecy Communal Cemetery.

30-Nov

JONES, WILLIAM LIONEL  (1412377) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9150 MG-O of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Pecy Communal Cemetery.

30-Nov

WHEILDON, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (1577798) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9150 MG-O of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Pecy Communal Cemetery.

30-Nov

KIRBY, WALTER GRENFELL  (R/74930) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9150 MG-O of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Pecy Communal Cemetery.

30-Nov

BARRETT, GERALD SPENCER  (29001) RAF - age 31

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7871 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off from Melbourne on a training sortie.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard.

30-Nov

SOGGEE, DERICK ARTHUR DUDLEY  (571587) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7871 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off from Melbourne on a training sortie.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard.

30-Nov

BELLERBY, DOUGLAS ARNOLD  (1459372) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7871 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off from Melbourne on a training sortie.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard.

30-Nov

WILLMOTT, EDWARD JOHN  (1380070) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7871 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off from Melbourne on a training sortie.  He is buried in Binfield Cemetery.

30-Nov

MARCHANT, EDWARD ARTHUR  (1377000) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7871 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off from Melbourne on a training sortie.  He is buried in Hastings Cemetery, Sussex.

30-Nov

FLOWER, ALAN FREDERICK  (1187916) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7871 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off from Melbourne on a training sortie.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery.

30-Nov

BREWER, ALFRED  (1165987) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7871 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off from Melbourne on a training sortie.  He is buried in Ringwood Cemetery.

30-Nov

CLARKE, FREDERICK CHARLES  (1333700) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7871 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off from Melbourne on a training sortie.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery.

30-Nov

DUNCAN, LESLIE  (1058790) RAFVR - age 32

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA730 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed near Jaffa el Mizan on a transit flight from Blida to Canrobert.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery.

30-Nov

PROUD, JOSEPH  (1147533) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA730 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed near Jaffa el Mizan on a transit flight from Blida to Canrobert.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery.

30-Nov

EVANS, JOHN WILLIAMS  (1271107) RAFVR - age 34

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA730 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed near Jaffa el Mizan on a transit flight from Blida to Canrobert.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery.

30-Nov

ALLEN, DOUGLAS STANTON  (1552973) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA730 of No 18 Sqn, which crashed near Jaffa el Mizan on a transit flight from Blida to Canrobert.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery.

30-Nov

PEAKE, RAYMOND  (116101) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD782 of No 25 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Church Fenton.  He is buried in Poynton (St George) Churchyard.

30-Nov

PARRY, THOMAS RICHARDSON  (1134677) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD782 of No 25 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Church Fenton.  He is buried in Wallasey (Rake Lane) Cemetery.

30-Nov

CHATFIELD, CHARLIE WILLIAM NOEL  (335809) RAF - age 37

WO

He had been serving with No 36 Sqn but he died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Fukuoko area of Japan.  He is commemorated on the Yokohama Cremation Memorial.

30-Nov

BARRON, SAMUEL EDWARD  (809003) RAF - age 39

Sgt

He had been serving with No 36 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity somewhere in Japan.  He is commemorated on the Yokohama Cremation Memorial.

30-Nov

TWOMEY, RICHARD JOHN  (400490) RAAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort II, DD875 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a mine laying sortie off Bizerta harbour.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

30-Nov

HELME, LAURENCE  (1101197) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD875 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a mine laying sortie off Bizerta harbour.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

30-Nov

HOWARTH, THOMAS  (1122661) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD875 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a mine laying sortie off Bizerta harbour.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

30-Nov

GAMBLE, KENNETH  (1202449) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD875 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a mine laying sortie off Bizerta harbour.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

30-Nov

BROWN, RICHARD JOB THOMAS  (120912) RAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort II, AW284 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a mine laying sortie off Bizerta harbour.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery.

30-Nov

RICHARDS, WILLIAM MANSON DAVIDSON  (656704) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort II, AW284 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a mine laying sortie off Bizerta harbour.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

30-Nov

CLARK, WILLIAM  (1112248) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort II, AW284 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a mine laying sortie off Bizerta harbour.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

30-Nov

McLEAN, RONALD  (1117280) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying Beaufort II, AW284 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a mine laying sortie off Bizerta harbour.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

30-Nov

ROGERS, CHARLES THOMAS  (1170921) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF399 AA-O of No 75 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed near Oakington whilst trying to avoid a head-on collision with another Stirling during a training flight on 28 Nov 1942.  He is buried in Crowle (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

30-Nov

IMBER, GEORGE  (1130483) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL708 of No 98 Sqn, which crashed near East Dereham in Norfolk after hitting power cables at low level during a training flight.  He is buried in Feltham Cemetery.

30-Nov

SMITH, HAROLD RYDING  (1186096) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL708 of No 98 Sqn, which crashed near East Dereham in Norfolk after hitting power cables at low level during a training flight.  He is buried in Swanton Morley (All Saints) Churchyard.

30-Nov

COUBROUGH, GEORGE THOMAS  (R/94968) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL708 of No 98 Sqn, which crashed near East Dereham in Norfolk after hitting power cables at low level during a training flight.  He is buried in Swanton Morley (All Saints) Churchyard.

30-Nov

DUFFIELD, RONALD ALAN  (613125) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL708 of No 98 Sqn, which crashed near East Dereham in Norfolk after hitting power cables at low level during a training flight.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium.

30-Nov

BOWIE, VALANCE TRENT  (402450) RNZAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9202 DJ-K of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Irasco-Finerola in Italy during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

30-Nov

EVERSON, PETER MICHAEL  (922204) RAFVR - age 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9202 DJ-K of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Irasco-Finerola in Italy during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

30-Nov

MACLEOD, NEIL ALEXANDER  (978459) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9202 DJ-K of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Irasco-Finerola in Italy during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

30-Nov

SMITH, CHARLES  (987229) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9202 DJ-K of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Irasco-Finerola in Italy during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

30-Nov

SMITH, LEONARD HOUGHTON  (1027454) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9202 DJ-K of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Irasco-Finerola in Italy during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

30-Nov

BEAMES, GEORGE NORMAN  (1237250) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9202 DJ-K of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Irasco-Finerola in Italy during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

30-Nov

CARTER, AMBROSE THOMAS  (1253846) RAFVR - age 35

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9202 DJ-K of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Irasco-Finerola in Italy during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

30-Nov

WRIGHT, WILLIAM MITCHELL  (R/73309) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9202 DJ-K of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Irasco-Finerola in Italy during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

30-Nov

BERRY, GEOFFREY POHLMAN  (638364) RAF - age 32

Cpl

He was serving with No 221 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

30-Nov

REEVE, DONALD FREDERICK  (1380986) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, ? of No 242 Sqn, which came down in the sea following an engine failure whilst on patrol over Bone.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

30-Nov

BATE, PETER ST CLAIR  (102138) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was serving with No 248 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Nov

FAULKNER, RICHARD ALBERT GALWAY  (1162464) RAFVR - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 248 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Nov

IEVERS, ROBERT VALENTINE  (1126184) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2165 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on a leaflet dropping raid over the Roulers Thourout area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Nov

CHABOT, JOHN JOSEPH GRAHAM  (R/69145) RCAF - age 25

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2165 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on a leaflet dropping raid over the Roulers Thourout area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Nov

LOCKWOOD, MERTON RALPH  (R/87408) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2165 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on a leaflet dropping raid over the Roulers Thourout area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Nov

ALLEN, JAMES ROBERT  (941124) RAFVR - age 25

LAC

He was serving with No 2793 Sqn, RAF Regiment and committed suicide by shooting himself in the head.  He is buried in Gosforth (St Nicholas) Churchyard.

30-Nov

BUNTON, HECTOR MACDONALD  (1378495) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7207 of No 1 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground near Abbeytown in Cumberland.  He is buried in Beverley (St Mary) Church Cemetery.

30-Nov

CREIGHTON, RONALD  (1029162) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7207 of No 1 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground near Abbeytown in Cumberland.  He is buried in Lancaster (Scotforth) Cemetery.

30-Nov

FISHER, JAMES  (1218315) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7207 of No 1 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground near Abbeytown in Cumberland.  He is buried in Leeds Roman Catholic Cemetery.

30-Nov

BRACK, ROBERT JOHN EDWARD  (1379070) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7207 of No 1 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground near Abbeytown in Cumberland.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.

30-Nov

SMITH, DERRICK VINCENT  (127009) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD691 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Nov

MACKINTOSH, WILLIAM HOGARTH  (534400) RAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD691 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Nov

BELL, ETHELBERT OSWALD PETER  (657322) RAF - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD691 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Nov

BRISCOE, BENJAMIN  (1300474) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD691 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Nov

BAGSHAW, GERALD  (1383102) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD691 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Nov

KNOWLES, WILLIAM MARK  (1434075) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD691 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

30-Nov

KRUKOWSKI Leonard (P.794444) PAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1414 of No 18 OTU, which crashed at Monks Kirby, Rugby after being abandoned whilst on a training flight in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

30-Nov

BROOKES, ROBERT GEORGE  (R/72338) RCAF - age 23

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant, ? of No 2 AACU, which died from wounds sustained when the aircraft was attacked.  He is buried in Gosport (Ann's Hill) Cemetery.

30-Nov

SLOMKOWSKI Zenon (P.792463) PAF - age 26

Sgt

He was serving with 2 AGS and died in Hospital in Perth, Scotland.  He is buried in Kidlington Burial Ground.

30-Nov

MEANWELL, VICTOR  (R/107667) RCAF - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF633 of No 22 OTU, which flew into trees whilst circling to land at Gaydon in reduced visibility.  He is buried in Horncastle Cemetery.

30-Nov

WATSON, ASA  (1134105) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF633 of No 22 OTU, which flew into trees whilst circling to land at Gaydon in reduced visibility.  He is buried in Moorside (St Thomas) Churchyard.

30-Nov

SEED, WILLIAM CARR  (979577) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF633 of No 22 OTU, which flew into trees whilst circling to land at Gaydon in reduced visibility.  He is buried in Morecombe and Heysham (Torrisholme) Cemetery.

30-Nov

STRYDOM, STELMO EARL  (1561497) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF633 of No 22 OTU, which flew into trees whilst circling to land at Gaydon in reduced visibility.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery.

30-Nov

MALLETT, RONALD FREDERICK  (J/11451) RCAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF633 of No 22 OTU, which flew into trees whilst circling to land at Gaydon in reduced visibility.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery.

30-Nov

DAVIDSON, EDWARD IAN ROSS  (J/16866) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF633 of No 22 OTU, which flew into trees whilst circling to land at Gaydon in reduced visibility.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery.

30-Nov

POTTER, DUNCAN  (1148933) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9941 of No 28 OTU, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed after clipping a tree near Loughborough during a night exercise on 28 Nov 1942.  He is buried in Middlesbrough (Acklam) Cemetery.

30-Nov

CROSSLEY, STANLEY VICTOR  (1127419) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, W6624 of No 6 (P) AFU, which crashed on take off from Windrush.  He is buried in Blackburn Cemetery.

30-Nov

GAYLER, JOHN ALAN  (1384618) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL226 of No 7 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground at Sibson.  He is buried in Mill Hill (St Paul) Churchyard.

30-Nov

EVANS, THOMAS JOHN TERENCE  (1270758) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB339 of No 81 OTU, which flew into trees and burst into flames whilst approaching to land at Whitchurch Heath.  He is buried in Ash (Christ Church) Churchyard.

30-Nov

OVEREND, JACK  (1126642) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB339 of No 81 OTU, which flew into trees and burst into flames whilst approaching to land at Whitchurch Heath.  He is buried in Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery.

30-Nov

LAWSON, LAURENCE CECIL  (1558325) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB339 of No 81 OTU, which flew into trees and burst into flames whilst approaching to land at Whitchurch Heath.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

30-Nov

BISHOP, HARRY WILLIS  (1281170) RAFVR - age 31

LAC

He had been serving in AHQ FE but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Hakadate area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery.

30-Nov

BARNLEY, JOHN RICHARD  (39647) RAF - age 25

Sqn Ldr

He had been serving at RAF Kluang but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Ohama in Japan.  He is buried in Sydney War Cemetery.

30-Nov

HILLS, DENIS HAROLD  (1446359) RAFVR - age 22

AC1

He had been serving in the Far East but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Hakadate area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery.

30-Nov

BRUCE, JAMES CHISHOLM  (660) Malayan Volunteer Air Force - age 35

Plt Off

He had been serving in the MVAF but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Tokyo area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery.

30-Nov

CROWFOOT, WILLIAM  (1444678) 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 St Austell.  He is buried in Barnet (Christ Church) Burial Ground.

30-Nov

HARDIE, CHARLES NICOL  (1367365) RAFVR - age 33

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Brechin, Angus-shire.  He is buried in Cupar New Cemetery.

30-Nov

CHRISTIE, ANDREW  (1385168) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, AX785 of No 6 EFTS, which spun into the ground at New Farm, Tetworth in Bedfordshire.  He is buried in Everton (St Mary) Churchyard.

30-Nov

REED, FREDERICK  (1664467) RAFVR - age 29

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 Pancras.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

30-Nov

CLAYTON, KENNETH PARFITT  (1155240) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Bridgend (3 Qtr).  He is buried in Willaston (Christ Church) Churchyard.

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