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Casualties - 1 - 4 December 1942


01-Dec

KEELEY, ALEC VICTOR  (953264) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 52 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Mosul War Cemetery.

27-Nov

GUILFOYLE, WILLIAM ROBERT YULE  (113405) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in a Spitfire V of No 93 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a sweep to Djedeida landing ground.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

01-Dec

CARR, RAYMOND ARTHUR  (J/16335) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL713 of No 132 Sqn, which was shot down off Orfordness by Fw 190s during a shipping recce.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Dec

RENNIE, WILLIAM TAYLOR COGHILL  (988181) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

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

01-Dec

MOWBRAY, JOHN ROY  (J/15510) RCAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EN972 of No 229 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

01-Dec

LEAHY, GERALD ROLAND  (118455) RAFVR - age 29

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL330 or ? of No 235 Sqn, which was probably shot down by A6 196s over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Dec

ROSS, ALEXANDER DOUGLAS  (945678) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL330 or ? of No 235 Sqn, which was probably shot down by A6 196s over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Dec

KEELING, ALFRED JOHN  (1130789) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL330 or ? of No 235 Sqn, which was probably shot down by A6 196s over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Dec

CROOK, JOHN  (1355642) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL330 or ? of No 235 Sqn, which was probably shot down by A6 196s over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Dec

TWIGG, GORDON EDWARD  (411080) RAAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, EL360 of No 248 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR patrol looking for JL434 which went missing the previous day.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Dec

BROOK, JACK  (1058482) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, EL360 of No 248 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR patrol looking for JL434 which went missing the previous day.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Dec

HAMMOND, RONALD FRANK DFM (400585) RAAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, T5197 of No 248 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR patrol looking for JL434 which went missing the previous day.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Dec

McCOLL, HUGH  (516742) RAF - age 27

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, T5197 of No 248 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR patrol looking for JL434 which went missing the previous day.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Dec

MUELLER, PHILLIP JOHN OTTO  (400480) RAAF - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, T5278 of No 248 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR patrol looking for JL434 which went missing the previous day.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Dec

WHITCOMBE, RALPH BRITTAIN  (1055128) RAFVR - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, T5278 of No 248 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR patrol looking for JL434 which went missing the previous day.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Dec

STEVENS, JOSEPH  (622575) RAF - age 21

Cpl

He had been serving with No 605 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.

01-Dec

POULSON, WILLIAM THOMAS  (805342) AuxAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He had been serving with No 605 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Innoshima in Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery.

01-Dec

DURK, WILFRID BRAZIER  (805454) AuxAF - age 25

Cpl

He had been serving with No 605 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Innoshima in Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery.

01-Dec

RUSSON, ARTHUR FREDERICK  (805512) AuxAF - age 22

LAC

He had been serving with No 605 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Hakadate area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery.

01-Dec

KERSLAKE, WILLIAM PRINCE  (610608) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He had been serving in the Far East but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Jesselton.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery.

01-Dec

WILLIAMS, GEORGE  (1498579) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N8008 of No  5 (P) AFU, which spun into ground Park Farm, Norbury.  He is buried in Holhead (St Seriol) Churchyard.

01-Dec

MACKIE, RONALD STANLEY  (105134) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, N8008 of No  5 (P) AFU, which spun into ground Park Farm, Norbury.  He is buried in Isleworth Cemetery.

01-Dec

HORSLEY, JOHN  (1150163) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Lysander III, T1509 of No 1490 Flt, which was abandoned following an engine failure during a target towing flight but he was not rescued.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

01-Dec

FROW, FRANCIS GEORGE  (36013) RAF - age 31

Wg Cdr

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

01-Dec

MURRAY, ALBERT LENS  (414661) RNZAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire, ? of No Aircrew Pool, which burst into flames when it collided with another aircraft on the ground whilst landing at Bone.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba.

01-Dec

BECKETT, KENNETH DOUGLAS  (647524) RAF - age 21

LAC

He had been serving at RAF Alor Star but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp somewhere in the Fukuoka area of Japan.  He is commemorated on the Yokohama Cremation Memorial.

01-Dec

GRATTAN, GEORGE FRANCIS  (521645) RAF - age 32

Flt Sgt

He had been serving at RAF Seletar 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.

01-Dec

LACEY, AUSTIN C.  (1533668) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

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

01-Dec

REGAN, CHARLES  (1079339) RAFVR - age 22

AC2

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

01-Dec

DUNN, TERENCE JOHN  (1405922) 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 Biggleswade.  He is buried in Coity (St Mary) Churchyard.

01-Dec

HOLE, CYRIL ERNEST  (1403916) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving at RAF Perton 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 Easton (St Paul) Churchyard, St Cuthbert Out.

01-Dec

VOWLES, MARDON TREVOR  (1313980) 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 Surrey M E.  He is buried in Huntspill (St Peter) Churchyard.

01-Dec

HEMPSTEAD, JOSEPH  (1639207) 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 Sleaford.  He is buried in Thurrock (Grays) New Cemetery.

01-Dec

MORLEY, EDWARD JOHN  (352869) RAF - age 39

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 Hatfield.  He is buried in West Ham Cemetery.

02-Dec

CIECHANOWSKI, WLADYSLAW MARYA MAURYCY  (P.126082) PAF - age

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP749 of No 19 Sqn, which crashed on a training flight at Mary Tavy, Tavistock, Devon.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery.

02-Dec

HUBBLE, HENRY WILLIAM EDMUND  (1218353) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

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 Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

02-Dec

HEWITT, ARTHUR GILBERT  (633090) RAF - age 21

Cpl

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Hakadate area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery.

02-Dec

NEWELL, HARRY  (119570) RAFVR - age 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS350 of No 122 Sqn, which abandoned the aircraft after it was hit by a long-range fuel tan jettisoned by another aircraft on a Rodeo to Ushant but was not rescued.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

02-Dec

WOOLLEY, HAROLD LINDSAY CATHCART  (89816) RAFVR - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in a Spitfire VB of No 152 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Souk el Arba.  He is buried in Massicault War Cemetery.

02-Dec

CURLING, CHRISTOPHER HIGHAM  (748682) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 160 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

02-Dec

BENSTEAD, GERALD ROBERT  (1205048) RAFVR - age 34

Cpl

He was serving with No 171 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery.

02-Dec

CUNNINGHAM, HAROLD THOMAS  (R/79406) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EE689 of No 234 Sqn, which was lost due to engine failure on a Rodeo.  He is buried in Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery.

02-Dec

YOUNG, THOMAS ARTHUR BUZZARD  (119091) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA872 of No 614 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid on Tunis airfield.  He is buried in La Reunion War Cemetery.

02-Dec

CAMPBELL, GEORGE THOMAS  (R/58478) RCAF - age 24

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA872 of No 614 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid on Tunis airfield.  He is buried in La Reunion War Cemetery.

02-Dec

O'DONOGHUE, EUGENE THOMAS JOHN  (913527) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK250 of No 12 OTU, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft into the control tower at Chipping Warden when it swung on take-off in a strong cross wind the day before.  He is buried in Banbury Cemetery.

02-Dec

WALTERS, HARRY  (1125354) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK250 of No 12 OTU, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft into the control tower at Chipping Warden when it swung on take-off in a strong cross wind the day before.  He is buried in Middlesbrough (Acklam) Cemetery.

02-Dec

ARRIDGE, THOMAS EDWARD  (955901) RAFVR - age 24

LAC

He had been serving with No 153 MU but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Surabaya on Java.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

02-Dec

BATTY, JOSEPH HENRY  (1343631) RAFVR - age 21

AC1

He was serving with No 170 Wg at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery.

02-Dec

REES, JOHN  (1296970) RAFVR - age 33

AC1

He was serving with No 170 Wing at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery.

02-Dec

TAYLOR, WILLIAM THOMAS  (128105) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N6798 of No 2 AGS, which dived into the ground at Croy, Inverness.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Warriston) Cemetery.

02-Dec

CREBBIN, JAMES HARRY (JIM)  (974703) RAFVR - age 22

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N6798 of No 2 AGS, which dived into the ground at Croy, Inverness.  He is buried in Tunbridge Wells Cemetery.

02-Dec

GARDINER, DOUGLAS  (1060041) RAFVR - age 29

Cpl

He was serving with No 220 AMES at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

02-Dec

TYNE, SIDNEY HERBERT  (1319938) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master, 2734 of No 25 Air School, which failed to recover from spin in cloud, near Uitkyk ALG.  He is buried in Standerton Cemetery.

02-Dec

TOLMER, G S F (96677) SAAF - age

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Master, 2734 of No 25 Air School, which failed to recover from spin cloud, Uitkyk ALG.   .

02-Dec

EMSLIE, ARTHUR MCLEOD  (987796) RAFVR - age 34

LAC

He had been serving with No 41 ASP but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Fukuoko area of Japan.  He is commemorated on the Yokohama Cremation Memorial.

02-Dec

GOODMAN, HERBERT WILLIAM  (1270737) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, ? of No 5 (C) OTU, which disappeared over the sea during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

02-Dec

EARLS, JOHN JAMES  (J/11958) RCAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, ? of No 5 (C) OTU, which disappeared over the sea during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

02-Dec

NEWELL, HARRY  (1270897) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

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

02-Dec

PRATT, WILLIAM  (1113446) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He had been serving with No 51 RSU and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Hakadate area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery.

02-Dec

PURVIS, EDWARD CALLOUGHER  (1102118) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

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

02-Dec

TAYLOR, STANLEY ARTHUR  (1032221) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He had been serving with AHQ FE and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Hakadate area of Japan.  He is commemorated on the Yokohama Cremation Memorial.

02-Dec

KISHTO HORMIS  (1759) 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.

02-Dec

PHILLIPS, EDGAR HERBERT HARRISON  (1061702) RAFVR - age 36

LAC

He had been serving in the Far East 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.

02-Dec

JONES, JAMES HENRY  (1226173) RAFVR - age Unknown

Cpl

He had been serving in the Far East 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.

02-Dec

DAVIES, WILLIAM RAYMOND  (1137140) 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.

02-Dec

BELL, GEORGE SYDNEY  (1093388) RAFVR - age 33

AC1/2

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 Cleveland.  He is buried in York Cemetery, Yorkshire.

03-Dec

MITCHELL, ALBERT EDWARD  (573922) RAF - age 21

Cpl

He had been serving with No 36 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.

03-Dec

ASPELL, EVERARD ALOYSIUS  (1064105) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX395 of No 40 Sqn, which blew up on landing at Luqa on its return from a raid to Ragusa airfield when a hung-up bomb fell off the aircraft.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

03-Dec

SEMLEY, RONALD  (1087497) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX395 of No 40 Sqn, which blew up on landing at Luqa on its return from a raid to Ragusa airfield when a hung-up bomb fell off the aircraft.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

03-Dec

FORRESTER, ALEXANDER  (1064304) RAFVR - age 32

AC2

He had been serving with No 62 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Hakadate area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery.

03-Dec

CROSS, EDWARD  (538515) RAF - age Unknown

Cpl

He had allegedly been serving with No 73 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Tokyo area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery.

03-Dec

SCOTT, ALEXANDER  (413484) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK618 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

03-Dec

McMORRINE, ALEXANDER WATSON  (551156) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK618 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

03-Dec

DAY, LAWRENCE KEITH  (404924) RAAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BN582 of No 79 Sqn, which crashed whilst carrying out a practice attack on a gun post.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery.

03-Dec

POPE, CYRIL JOHN  (1578663) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7884 of No 102 Sqn, which crashed near Laumersheim on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

03-Dec

EDWARDS, THEODORE IAN MARDON  (R/97583) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7884 of No 102 Sqn, which crashed near Laumersheim on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

03-Dec

PIKE, DONALD EDWARD  (120581) RAFVR - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7913 DY-C of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery.

03-Dec

ALBRECHT, JOHN MARTIN BEART  (569046) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7913 DY-C of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery.

03-Dec

McCALLUM, THOMAS  (965300) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7913 DY-C of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery.

03-Dec

ROBSON, GEORGE ALLEN  (1002130) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7913 DY-C of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery.

03-Dec

BROWN, ERLIN LESLIE ROSS  (1263694) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7913 DY-C of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery.

03-Dec

TAYLOR, JOHN WILLIAM  (1390639) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7913 DY-C of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery.

03-Dec

KENYON, ROBERT FRANCIS HUGHES  (1391871) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7913 DY-C of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery.

03-Dec

MORRISSY, HARRY  (R/100533) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7913 DY-C of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery.

03-Dec

WALKINGTON, JOHN GREET GORDON  (82715) RAFVR - age 23

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7916 of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Couvron-et-Aumencourt Communal Cemetery.

03-Dec

LAW, JOHN  (955416) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7916 of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Couvron-et-Aumencourt Communal Cemetery.

03-Dec

MOLLOY, LAURENCE CLIFFORD  (1379764) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7916 of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Couvron-et-Aumencourt Communal Cemetery.

03-Dec

WALLACE, REGINALD  (120810) RAFVR - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4339 PM-M of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

03-Dec

CUMMING, ROBERT MORISON  (122943) RAFVR - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4339 PM-M of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

03-Dec

WILSON, JOHN WILLIAM EDWARD  (405140) RAAF - age 32

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4339 PM-M of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

03-Dec

DYKE, HEDLEY  (574454) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4339 PM-M of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

03-Dec

STOLZ-PAGE, RICHARD GRANGE  (755061) RAFVR - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4339 PM-M of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

03-Dec

WILKINSON, THOMAS TWEEDY  (1125372) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4339 PM-M of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

03-Dec

HAMILTON, ALAN MOFFATT  (1479880) RAFVR - age 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4339 PM-M of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

03-Dec

GARLAND, JOHN FRANCIS  (403440) RNZAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK338 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

03-Dec

SIMBALIST, EUGENE  (R/76610) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK338 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

03-Dec

SWARBRICK, JOSEPH CECIL  (R/77417) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK338 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

03-Dec

JOHNSON, ALBERT MORSE BORDEN  (R/84820) RCAF - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK338 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

03-Dec

McCRAE, ATHOL MALVER  (R/93497) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK338 KO-A of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

03-Dec

HARRIS, HERBERT ALLENGY  (R/80735) RCAF - age 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9194 BU-N of No 214 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft was shot down by flak near Couvron-et-Aumencourt during a raid to Turin on 29 Nov 1942.  He is buried in Couvron-et-Aumencourt Communal Cemetery.

03-Dec

MEREDITH, FRANCIS  (972615) RAFVR - age 26

AC1

He had been serving in the Far East 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.

03-Dec

WHITFIELD, WILLIAM HARRY HERBERT  (641669) RAF - age 20

LAC

He had been serving with No 605 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery.

03-Dec

GIBBS, RONALD JOSEPH G.  (1228666) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He had been serving with No 605 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Innoshima in Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery.

03-Dec

HANAN, BRIAN HEREMAN HUBERT  (R/100381) RCAF - age 49

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BG649 of No 11 (P) AFU, which crashed on a night take-off from Wheaton Aston.  He is buried in Shawbury (St Mary the Virgin) Churchyard.

03-Dec

HARRIS, GEORGE WILLIAM  (658722) RAF - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BG649 of No 11 (P) AFU, which crashed on a night take-off from Wheaton Aston.  He is buried in South Ealing Cemetery.

03-Dec

BRINDLE, ALFRED  (1096831) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3944 of No 27 OTU, which crashed into the River Tame near Lichfield on return from a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery.

03-Dec

MITCHELL, REGINALD ERNEST  (401577) RAAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3944 of No 27 OTU, which crashed into the River Tame near Lichfield on return from a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Fradley (St Stephen's) Churchyard.

03-Dec

MUIR, JOHN BRIAN  (411225) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3944 of No 27 OTU, which crashed into the River Tame near Lichfield on return from a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Fradley (St Stephen's) Churchyard.

03-Dec

SANKEY, RONALD HENRY  (411530) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3944 of No 27 OTU, which crashed into the River Tame near Lichfield on return from a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Fradley (St Stephen's) Churchyard.

03-Dec

PARK, KENNETH HUNTON  (1382096) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3944 of No 27 OTU, which crashed into the River Tame near Lichfield on return from a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Pemwortham (St Mary) Churchyard.

03-Dec

ELRICK, GEORGE  (947220) RAFVR - age 29

AC1

He was serving with No 31 AMES at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Goderich (Maitland) Cemetery.

03-Dec

ALDOUS, FELIX HENRY  (1266933) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW286 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off Turnberry.  He is buried in Dunure Cemetery.

03-Dec

MOORE, BERNARD  (414727) RNZAF - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW286 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off Turnberry.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Dec

HARRILD, ERIC JOHN  (1290442) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW286 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off Turnberry.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

03-Dec

WEAVER, SAMUEL  (645141) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW286 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off Turnberry.  He is buried in Salford (Weaste) Cemetery.

03-Dec

KING, GEOFFREY ROBERT  (1387538) RAFVR - age 19

LAC

He was serving with No 5 BFTS and was killed whilst flying AT-6A, 41-15938 in mid-air collision with another training aircraft manned by an instructor and another student, who both baled out.  He is buried in Arcadia (Oak Ridge) Cemetery.

03-Dec

TAYLOR, NOBLE WILLIAM  (1143710) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

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

03-Dec

BELL, CLEPHAN WILLIAM HAMILTON  (931888) RAF - age 37

AC2

He had been serving at RAF Seletar but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp on Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

03-Dec

DANIELS, EDWARD  (1177894) RAFVR - age 32

AC1

He had been serving at RAF Seletar but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Mukaishima in Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery.

03-Dec

ROBB, JAMES EMSLIE  (992367) RAFVR - age 22

AC1

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

03-Dec

GODFREY, CHARLES ERIC  (100489) RAFVR - age 37

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Uppingham.  He is buried in Mansfield (Nottingham Road) Cemetery.

03-Dec

WILDSMITH, CHARLES RAYMOND  (1387078) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, EB754 of No 3 (P) AFU, which crashed at Bibury after control was lost during a night flight.  He is buried in Wellington General Cemetery, Shropshire.

04-Dec

GENT, WILLIAM  (125686) RAFVR - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA796 'D' of No 13 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s whilst attacking Robb airfield.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery.

04-Dec

STOTT, WILLIAM GORDON  (1232159) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA796 'D' of No 13 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s whilst attacking Robb airfield.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery.

04-Dec

BOOTY, GEORGE ALBERT  (1376398) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA796 'D' of No 13 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s whilst attacking Robb airfield.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery.

04-Dec

DENT, CHRISTOPHER  (67651) RAFVR - age 33

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA790 'H' of No 18 Sqn, which crashed near Chouigui whilst attacking Robb airfield.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery.

04-Dec

EYTON WILLIAMS, RICHARD  (78528) RAFVR - age 30

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA790 'H' of No 18 Sqn, which crashed near Chouigui whilst attacking Robb airfield.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery.

04-Dec

FRANKLYN, DOUGLAS KEITH  (1000127) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA790 'H' of No 18 Sqn, which crashed near Chouigui whilst attacking Robb airfield.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery.

04-Dec

HILL, RAYMOND DENIS  (113868) RAFVR - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA802 'Y' of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on Robb airfield.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery.

04-Dec

GREEN, CHARLES ALFRED  (1290870) RAFVR - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA802 'Y' of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on Robb airfield.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery.

04-Dec

BRYANT, SIDNEY FREDERICK BALLAM  (1379743) RAFVR - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA802 'Y' of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on Robb airfield.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery.

04-Dec

MALCOLM, HUGH GORDON VC (33322) RAF - age 26

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA875 'W' of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down near the target whilst attacking Robb airfield.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery.

04-Dec

GRANT, JAMES DFC (49543) RAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA875 'W' of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down near the target whilst attacking Robb airfield, he was awarded a posthumous VC for his actions.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery.

04-Dec

ROBB, JAMES  (106055) RAFVR - age 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA875 'W' of No 18 Sqn, which was shot down near the target whilst attacking Robb airfield.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery.

04-Dec

DUFFY, JOHN FRANCIS  (1103600) RAFVR - age 27

LAC

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

04-Dec

ALBERTSON, JOHN EDWIN  (412179) RNZAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB464 'Q' of No 70 Sqn, which crashed on take off from LG140 as it set off on a raid against Marble Arch airfield.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

04-Dec

WILLIAMS, JOHN THOMAS  (992604) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB464 'Q' of No 70 Sqn, which crashed on take off from LG140 as it set off on a raid against Marble Arch airfield.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

04-Dec

EATON, CYRIL THOMAS  (1056198) RAFVR - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB464 'Q' of No 70 Sqn, which crashed on take off from LG140 as it set off on a raid against Marble Arch airfield.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

04-Dec

BAILEY, PETER LEONARD  (1152801) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB464 'Q' of No 70 Sqn, which crashed on take off from LG140 as it set off on a raid against Marble Arch airfield.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

04-Dec

EVANS, RONALD  (1381758) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, BB464 'Q' of No 70 Sqn, which crashed on take off from LG140 as it set off on a raid against Marble Arch airfield.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

04-Dec

CURTIS, ROBERT JAMES  (89395) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in either Spitfire VB, EP840 or ? of No 81 Sqn, which were shot down by Bf 109s during a sweep near Tebourba.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Dec

TURNER, PETER JOHN  (1028724) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Spitfire VB, EP840 or ? of No 81 Sqn, which were shot down by Bf 109s during a sweep near Tebourba.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Dec

MAHON, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (1354267) RAFVR - age 35

LAC

He was serving with No 128 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery.

04-Dec

BATTERS, HAROLD MARK  (R/95487) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS277 of No 401 Sqn, which was shot down into the Channel by Fw 190s during a Rodeo.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

04-Dec

NICKEL, BRUCE HERBERT  (R/99760) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS317 of No 401 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Rodeo.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

04-Dec

HONEYCOMBE, RICHARD BYRNE  (R/96328) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS132 of No 402 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Rodeo.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

04-Dec

McGRAW, HUGH EDWARD  (J/16506) RCAF - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS450 of No 402 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Rodeo.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines Communal Cemetery.

04-Dec

MARSHALL, CHARLES DOUGLAS  (120519) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, ? of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder and Nickelling sortie to Namur.  He is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

04-Dec

LAWSON, GILBERT JAMES  (122063) RAFVR - age 34

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, ? of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder and Nickelling sortie to Namur.  He is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

04-Dec

PAVITT, JOSEPH WILLIAM ROBERT  (125652) RAFVR - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, ? of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder and Nickelling sortie to Namur.  He is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery.

04-Dec

BAKER, EDWARD THOMAS JOHN  (1468409) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 607 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery.

04-Dec

BREAKEY, ANDREW  (109906) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA800 'D' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s whilst attacking Robb airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Dec

GREENE, SIDNEY HENRY  (1172809) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA800 'D' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s whilst attacking Robb airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Dec

SIMPSON, ARTHUR WILLIAM  (1380795) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA800 'D' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s whilst attacking Robb airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Dec

GEORGES, CYRIL HOLLINGSWORTH  (111260) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA869 'N' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s whilst attacking Robb airfield.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery.

04-Dec

TAYLOR, JOHN  (1105584) RAFVR - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA869 'N' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s whilst attacking Robb airfield.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery.

04-Dec

SORBIE, WILLIAM MORTON  (1306064) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA869 'N' of No 614 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s whilst attacking Robb airfield.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery.

04-Dec

KNAPTON, MAURICE  (1026154) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV929 of No 14 OTU, which crashed after climbing too steeply and stalling on taking off from Cottesmore.  He is buried in Bradford (Thornton) Cemetery.

04-Dec

HYDE, JOHN WILLIAM  (334211) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV929 of No 14 OTU, which crashed after climbing too steeply and stalling on taking off from Cottesmore.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex.

04-Dec

GROVES, GEORGE  (1388416) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV929 of No 14 OTU, which crashed after climbing too steeply and stalling on taking off from Cottesmore.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery.

04-Dec

RIELLY, WILLIAM FRANCIS  (121797) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV929 of No 14 OTU, which crashed after climbing too steeply and stalling on taking off from Cottesmore.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register.

04-Dec

COLLINGWOOD, THOMAS  (1076726) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB387 of No 19 OTU, which flew into trees on the approach to Kinloss having been recalled due to worsening weather conditions.  He is buried in Crook Cemetery.

04-Dec

BELL, HARRY  (1527170) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB387 of No 19 OTU, which flew into trees on the approach to Kinloss having been recalled due to worsening weather conditions.  He is buried in Dodworth Cemetery.

04-Dec

GREGORY, BRUCE DURWARD  (R/120946) RCAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB387 of No 19 OTU, which flew into trees on the approach to Kinloss having been recalled due to worsening weather conditions.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground.

04-Dec

FOWLER, FRANCIS JOSEPH  (1527505) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB387 of No 19 OTU, which flew into trees on the approach to Kinloss having been recalled due to worsening weather conditions.  He is buried in Llandudno (Great Ormes's Head) Cemetery.

04-Dec

BRADLEY, JOHN DENNETT  (1238954) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB387 of No 19 OTU, which flew into trees on the approach to Kinloss having been recalled due to worsening weather conditions.  He is buried in Walkley (St Mary) Church Cemetery.

04-Dec

FOULDS, DONALD HUTTON  (1389761) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Harvard I, N7175 of No 22 SFTS, which was lost on this date but there are no further details.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

04-Dec

HIGGINBOTHAM, JAMES EDWARD  (1218592) RAFVR - age 20

AC2

He had been serving with No 41 ASP but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Mukaishima in Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery.

04-Dec

SNARY, HAROLD REGINALD  (129914) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG453 of No 41 OTU, which flew into the ground near Ledbury in Herefordshire.  He is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery.

04-Dec

BROWN, CHARLES  (R/77826) RCAF - age 23

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG799 of No 70 OTU, which crashed south of Marsabit during a training flight.  He is buried in Nanyuki War Cemetery.

04-Dec

BERNSTEIN, DAVID ELIAS  (80243) RAFVR - age 21

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG799 of No 70 OTU, which crashed south of Marsabit during a training flight.  He is buried in Nanyuki War Cemetery.

04-Dec

KNOTT, ALBERT WESLEY  (633001) RAF - age 26

Sgt

He was serving with No 79 OTU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Nanyuki War Cemetery.

04-Dec

GLASS, JACK HARRY  (1180016) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 79 OTU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Nanyuki War Cemetery.

04-Dec

SMART, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1519470) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

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

04-Dec

THOMAS, HILTON LLOYD  (910377) RAFVR - age 26

AC2

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

04-Dec

THOW, IAN DOUGLAS  (42731) RAF - age 28

Sqn Ldr

He was serving as the OC of the No 6 AOS Satellite at RAF Moreton Vallance and committed suicide.  He was cremated at Reading Crematorium.

04-Dec

PRITCHARD, WILFRED ERIC  (1526754) RAFVR - age 22

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Ploughley.  He is buried in Stourbridge (Lyeand Wollescote) Cemetery.

04-Dec

BAKER, ERNEST MANLEY  (1253197) RAFVR - age 45

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 Birmingham.  He is buried in Wythall (St Mary) Churchyard.

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