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Casualties - 7 - 9 December 1942


07-Dec

DENNING, JOHN ARIHUR  (124418) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG594 of No 26 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed reconnaissance to Fecamp.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

WIGLEY, HARVEY JOHN  (407854) RAAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF834 'C' of No 40 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bizerta.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery.

07-Dec

BELL, ANGUS DOUGLAS  (47840) RAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF834 'C' of No 40 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bizerta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

07-Dec

HEYWOOD, SIDNEY  (1002588) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF834 'C' of No 40 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bizerta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

07-Dec

GILL, ROBERT  (1028006) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF834 'C' of No 40 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bizerta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

07-Dec

MARSHALL, ABRAHAM  (1040912) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF834 'C' of No 40 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bizerta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

07-Dec

KINGSNORTH, PETER FRANK  (141728) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst serving with No 89 Sqn and was asleep in a truck which was struck by an aircraft crashing on landing.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

07-Dec

LUX, J P ()  - age

S-Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL853 of No 91 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 off the Pas de Calais during a shipping recce.   .

07-Dec

HUGHES, JAMES  (997105) RAFVR - age 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED322 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which crashed into Carmarthen Bay on its return from a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery.

07-Dec

DABBS, HOWARD EARL  (J/15608) RCAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED322 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which crashed into Carmarthen Bay on its return from a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Carew (St Mary) New Churchyard.

07-Dec

MIDDLETON, ROBERT JOHN  (R/91294) RCAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED322 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which crashed into Carmarthen Bay on its return from a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Carew (St Mary) New Churchyard.

07-Dec

SMITH, ROBERT GORDON  (R/93318) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED322 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which crashed into Carmarthen Bay on its return from a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Carew (St Mary) New Churchyard.

07-Dec

WARREN, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1318039) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED322 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which crashed into Carmarthen Bay on its return from a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

FRANCHUK, STEFAN  (R/86255) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED322 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which crashed into Carmarthen Bay on its return from a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

ANDERSON, LEONARD ROY  (R/91822) RCAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED322 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which crashed into Carmarthen Bay on its return from a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

SANNHOLM, DAVID MARTIN  (1017157) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7924 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Mannheim, his body being washed ashore in February 1943.  He is buried in Frederikshavn Cemetery.

07-Dec

PINKNEY, JOHN THOMAS  (934811) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7924 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

JONES, HENRY  (1126073) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7924 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

PENDELPHO, CHARLES RONALD  (1264307) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7924 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

BUCHWALTER, FREDERICK DAVID  (1330654) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7924 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

CARR, CLIFFORD  (1378971) RAFVR - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7924 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

HAWKE, WILLIAM EDWARD  (R/129349) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7924 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost in the North Sea on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

KITCHEN, JOHN IRVING  (560634) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF887 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed into a dispersal pen at Luqa as it landed.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

07-Dec

FORD, ERNEST  (1072270) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF887 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed into a dispersal pen at Luqa as it landed.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

07-Dec

GRANDFIELD, CLIFFORD ROY  (1253914) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF887 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed into a dispersal pen at Luqa as it landed.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

07-Dec

BUNNETT, GEORGE  (1325479) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF887 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed into a dispersal pen at Luqa as it landed.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

07-Dec

ROGERS, WILLIAM FREDERICK DOUGLAS  (972624) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was serving with No 149 Sqn at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Douglas Cemetery (Isle of Man).

07-Dec

McGUIRE, LEONARD PERCY  (1383971) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was serving with No 152 Sqn and died from wounds sustained during an attack on the airfield by enemy aircraft.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

07-Dec

GUY, DANIEL GEOFFREY  (1208683) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, BR295 of No 185 Sqn, which was shot down off Filfia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

07-Dec

McPHAIL, DONALD BURTON  (R/67887) RCAF - age 25

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P6987 of No 263 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from ships it was attacking during a Roadstead near Jersey.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

WOODWARD, ROBERT SINCKLER DFC (74698) RAFVR - age 23

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7105 of No 263 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from ships it was attacking during a Roadstead near Jersey.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

GRODZKI Alfred (P.0755) PAF - age 34

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1337 GR-O of No 301 Sqn, which crashed after being abandoned near Bolt Head, he was carried out to sea and was probably drowned.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

07-Dec

PONULAK Wladyslaw (P.780197) PAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1337 GR-O of No 301 Sqn, which crashed after being abandoned near Bolt Head, he was carried out to sea and was probably drowned.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

07-Dec

FENGER Augustyn (P.781954) PAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1337 GR-O of No 301 Sqn, which crashed after being abandoned near Bolt Head, he was carried out to sea and was probably drowned.  He is commemorated on the Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt.

07-Dec

NAJDA Roman (P.783759) PAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1278 SM-F of No 305 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off Littlehampton, having been damaged by flak on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

07-Dec

SIUDAK Wladyslaw (P.794876) PAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1278 SM-F of No 305 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off Littlehampton, having been damaged by flak on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

07-Dec

ELDER, JOHN BURLEIGH  (922231) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter II, V8211 of No 404 Sqn, which crashed on a night take off from Dyce.  He is buried in Dyce Old Churchyard.

07-Dec

ENSOM, JOHN VICTOR  (J/17054) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter II, V8211 of No 404 Sqn, which crashed on a night take off from Dyce.  He is buried in Dyce Old Churchyard.

07-Dec

RODGER, JOHN DAVID JAMES  (J/16394) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III BJ657 KW-G of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

CRONK, GEORGE EDWARD  (J/17056) RCAF - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III BJ657 KW-G of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

HAYES, RONALD  (J/18550) RCAF - age 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III BJ657 KW-G of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

URQUHART, DAVID SMITH  (R/119542) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III BJ657 KW-G of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

CACHIA, JOHN  (R/83541) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III BJ657 KW-G of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

BLACKBURN, ARTHUR DOUGLAS  (1127552) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HL880 'P' of No 607 Sqn, which failed to return from an escort mission to Mandalay.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery.

07-Dec

SMITH, ELDRED ANTONY USSHER  (45606) RAF - age 21

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG602 of No 613 Sqn, which failed to return from a ground attack sortie over Northern France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

BUTCHER, NORMAN ARTHUR  (66008) RAFVR - age 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V4051 of No 1 BAS, which dived into the ground at night near Watchfield.  He is buried in Watchfield Military Cemetery.

07-Dec

MAUGHAN, HOWARD LAWRENCE  (R/102690) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V4051 of No 1 BAS, which dived into the ground at night near Watchfield.  He is buried in Watchfield Military Cemetery.

07-Dec

RILEY, FREDERICK  (42024) RAF - age 30

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire PR VII, R6964 of No 1 PRU, which failed to return from a PR sortie.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

07-Dec

WHITE, ROY JOHN  (552669) RAF - age 20

Cpl

He was serving with No 107 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

07-Dec

HIRONS, LEONARD SIDNEY  (1041519) RAFVR - age 33

LAC

He was serving with No 128  RSU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery.

07-Dec

LAND, IAN JOHN  (414306) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5317 of No 2 (C) OTU, which spun into the ground near Hunmanby eight minutes after taking-off from Catfoss.  He is buried in Brandesburton (St Mary) Churchyard.

07-Dec

EVANS, WILLIAM RONALD  (1319211) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5317 of No 2 (C) OTU, which spun into the ground near Hunmanby eight minutes after taking-off from Catfoss.  He is buried in Woodford Bridge (St Paul) Churchyard.

07-Dec

STUBBS, LESLIE GEORGE LEOPOLD  (656168) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard I, N7164 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed at Cranborne in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

07-Dec

LOYD, DONALD ROBERT  (1435153) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1223 of No 28 OTU, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed into trees whilst attempting a go-round at Wymeswold the previous day.  He is buried in Burton-on-the-Wolds Church Cemetery.

07-Dec

ALBERT, EDWARD JOHN MAYER  (88339) RAFVR - age 34

Fg Off

He was serving with No 31 MU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

EVANS, TUDOR ALBERT  (1081239) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

He was serving with No 37 WU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery.

07-Dec

REES, THOMAS HOWARD  (1297832) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC1

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

07-Dec

VIPAL LALURAM  (786299) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

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

07-Dec

JOHNSON, RONALD WILLIAM  (1169713) RAFVR - age 32

LAC

He was on board the MV Peter Maersk and died from injuries sustained when the ship was torpedoed near the Azores by U-185.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

BOND, ROBERT ARMSTRONG  (1052081) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was on board the MV Peter Maersk and died from injuries sustained when the ship was torpedoed near the Azores by U-186.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

HART, BERNARD  (981005) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was on board the MV Peter Maersk and died from injuries sustained when the ship was torpedoed near the Azores by U-187.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

LITTLE, JOHN  (1052086) RAFVR - age 22

LAC

He was on board the MV Peter Maersk and died from injuries sustained when the ship was torpedoed near the Azores by U-188.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Dec

HUNTSINGER, FREDERICK RAY  (605460) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 30 Nov 1942 whilst flying in Master II, DL226 of No 7 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground at Sibson after stalling on take off.  He is buried in Peterborough (Eastfield) Cemetery.

07-Dec

BUTT, GORDON ERIC  (1263669) RAFVR - age 27

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.

07-Dec

NOBLE, AUSTIN BLACK  (573704) RAF - age Unknown

LAC

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

07-Dec

GUEST, VICTOR WILLIAM  (710053) RAFVR - age 27

LAC

He was serving in the Middle East at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

07-Dec

NORMAN, DAPHNE DOREEN  (2134267) WAAF - age Unknown

ACW2

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  Her death was registered in Scotland?.  She is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

07-Dec

TUCKER, PHYLLIS  (2076023) WAAF - age 19

ACW2

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  Her death was registered in Scotland?.  She is buried in Swansea (Morriston) Cemetery.

07-Dec

DOHERTY, JAMES SPENCE  (1005934) RAFVR - age 22

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 Oxford.  He is buried in Uphall Cemetery.

08-Dec

BURNHAM, BASILE RONALD MARTIN  (967898) RAFVR - age 28

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, Z3169 of No 3 Sqn, which crashed into the sea during an air-to-air firing practice off Orfordness.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

ADKINS, HENRY CHARLES  (1269014) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7635 LS-V of No 15 Sqn, which was lost in the  North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

08-Dec

KELLEY, ALFRED THEODORE  (R/125770) RCAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7635 LS-V of No 15 Sqn, which was lost in the  North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Kirkeby Churchyard.

08-Dec

BANCE, ERIC  (748927) RAFVR - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7635 LS-V of No 15 Sqn, which was lost in the  North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

BLIGNAUT, JOCHEMUS JOHANNES  (777957) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7635 LS-V of No 15 Sqn, which was lost in the  North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

SKELTON, ROBERT  (954437) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7635 LS-V of No 15 Sqn, which was lost in the  North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

OLIVER, RICHARD GEORGE  (1189941) RAFVR - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7635 LS-V of No 15 Sqn, which was lost in the  North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

CRAPP, FRANCIS GEORGE  (1317502) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7635 LS-V of No 15 Sqn, which was lost in the  North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

MILLIGAN, DOUGLAS ARTHUR  (14818) RAAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4782 SR-J of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Esbjerg during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

08-Dec

QUINN, FRANCIS PAUL  (R/82607) RCAF - age Unknown

WO III

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4782 SR-J of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Esbjerg during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

08-Dec

McLEAN, ERNEST CALDWELL  (R/93450) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4782 SR-J of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Esbjerg during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery.

08-Dec

ADNAMS, CYRIL GEORGE  (922704) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7925 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost in the  North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

PARRY, WILLIAM CHARLES  (1067071) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7925 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost in the  North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

KETCHELL, BRIAN JOHN  (1155502) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7925 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost in the  North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

MASSEY, CLARENCE AMES  (R/82826) RCAF - age 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7925 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost in the  North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

HAIG, GORDON CARRUTHERS  (R/93443) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7925 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost in the  North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

HOPWOOD, WILLIAM NEVILLE  (1095270) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7925 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost in the  North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

08-Dec

BOX, FREDERICK ERNEST ARTHUR  (1311922) RAFVR - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7925 of No 102 Sqn, which was lost in the  North Sea on Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

08-Dec

GOOD, MICHAEL HARVEY  (120928) RAFVR - age 19

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF391 DJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Dobersdorf in Germany during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

08-Dec

WILLIAMS, HAYDYN TALIESIN  (562624) RAF - age 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF391 DJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Dobersdorf in Germany during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

08-Dec

CLOUGH, JOHN ALFRED  (926499) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF391 DJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Dobersdorf in Germany during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

08-Dec

MURRAY, PATRICK HATTON  (968359) RAFVR - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF391 DJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Dobersdorf in Germany during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

08-Dec

LONG, CHARLES RICHARD  (1028719) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF391 DJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Dobersdorf in Germany during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

08-Dec

TAYLOR, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1262024) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF391 DJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Dobersdorf in Germany during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

08-Dec

FRENCH, LEONARD PERCY JAMES  (1381454) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF391 DJ-T of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Dobersdorf in Germany during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery.

08-Dec

McALEESE, DANIEL PATRICK  (1068223) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9253 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which came down on mud flats near Westermarsch in Germany during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery.

08-Dec

HOPKINSON, STEPHEN HOLROYD  (1025619) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9253 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which came down on mud flats near Westermarsch in Germany during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

DITCHBURN, PHILIP WEDGWOOD  (1033162) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9253 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which came down on mud flats near Westermarsch in Germany during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

WILLIAMS, ROBERT HENRY  (1311511) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9253 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which came down on mud flats near Westermarsch in Germany during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

OSBORN, WILLIAM  (1333824) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9253 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which came down on mud flats near Westermarsch in Germany during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

STRACHAN, JOHN LIND  (1348104) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9253 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which came down on mud flats near Westermarsch in Germany during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

WATT, FRASER HUTCHINSON  (1349714) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9253 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which came down on mud flats near Westermarsch in Germany during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

IZZARD, LAURENCE THEODORE  (J/7462) RCAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9253 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which came down on mud flats near Westermarsch in Germany during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Dec

PHILP, JOHN  (133028) RAFVR - age 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7639 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath when it returned early with technical problems from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard.

08-Dec

HUGHES, WILLIAM STANLEY  (570390) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7639 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath when it returned early with technical problems from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard.

08-Dec

CRAVEN, FRANK  (1185176) RAFVR - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7639 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath when it returned early with technical problems from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery.

08-Dec

WILLIAMS, THOMAS GLENVILLE  (545642) RAF - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7639 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath when it returned early with technical problems from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Merthyr Tydfil (Ffrwd) Cemetery, Penderyn.

08-Dec

HARRIS, THOMAS HAROLD  (1201186) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7639 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath when it returned early with technical problems from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Rhondda (Penrhys) Cemetery.

08-Dec

HIGGINS, CHRISTOPHER WILLIAM  (134511) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7639 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath when it returned early with technical problems from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Sheffield (St Michael's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

08-Dec

HILLS, GEORGE EDWARD  (1258086) RAFVR - age 31

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7639 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath when it returned early with technical problems from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Woolwich Cemetery.

08-Dec

BAIN, FRANCIS GEORGE LEVETT  (28259) RAF - age Unknown

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5570 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Milan during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

08-Dec

NICOLL, DAVID ANDREW  (45683) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5570 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Milan during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

08-Dec

LODGE, WALLACE EUGENE  (407868) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5570 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Milan during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

08-Dec

HURLEY, CORNELIUS MICHAEL  (549735) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5570 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Milan during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

08-Dec

BOARDMAN, ROY  (610906) RAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5570 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Milan during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

08-Dec

HINGLEY, WALTER  (1021212) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5570 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Milan during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

08-Dec

ELLIS, WILLIAM HOWARD  (1384878) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5570 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Milan during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery.

08-Dec

WATSON, ROBERT SIMS  (114422) RAFVR - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL296 of No 252 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with Ju 88s whilst on convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

08-Dec

HUDSON, GEORGE DEREK  (923696) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL296 of No 252 Sqn, which was shot down in combat with Ju 88s whilst on convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

08-Dec

EWERT, ROBERT LESLIE  (414383) RNZAF - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD541 of No 296 Sqn, which struck trees whilst trying to avoid high ground whilst low flying in cloud.  He is buried in Andover Cemetery.

08-Dec

WATERMAN, EGBERT JULIAN  (1380183) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD541 of No 296 Sqn, which struck trees whilst trying to avoid high ground whilst low flying in cloud.  He is buried in Andover Cemetery.

08-Dec

O'CONNELL, GEOFFREY  (66500) RAFVR - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD541 of No 296 Sqn, which struck trees whilst trying to avoid high ground whilst low flying in cloud.  He is buried in Kirkby Ravensworth (SS Peter and Felix) Churchyard.

08-Dec

WESTFIELD, JOHN ELI  (920868) RAFVR - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD541 of No 296 Sqn, which struck trees whilst trying to avoid high ground whilst low flying in cloud.  He is buried in Leytonstone (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

08-Dec

PARRY, IVOR GLYNN  (341249) RAF - age 45

Sgt

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.

08-Dec

CHARKER, JOHN ESKRETT  (590993) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7443 of No 132 OTU, which dived into the ground near Lauder in Berwickshire.  He is buried in Ashton-under-Lyne (Hurst) Cemetery.

08-Dec

LENNIE, ALISTAIR BANNERMAN  (39636) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 132 OTU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Fettercairn Cemetery.

08-Dec

ALLAN, ALEXANDER  (1374554) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was serving with No 132 OTU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkcaldy (Hayfield) Cemetery.

08-Dec

ARCHER, ROWLAND HUGH  (552976) RAF - age 19

LAC

He was serving with No 132 OTU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Leeds (Upper and Lower Wortley) Cemetery.

08-Dec

BROTHERSTON, JAMES WILLIAM  (1149550) RAFVR - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, P6353 of No 2 FIS, which crashed on approach near Laurencekirk in Kincardine.  He is buried in Knockbreda Cemetery.

08-Dec

RAGGETT, CYRIL EDWARD  (1332125) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV425 of No 21 OTU, which crashed near Moreton-in-Marsh after control was lost whilst waiting for a rain storm to pass in order to land.  He is buried in Hoo (St Werburgh) Churchyard.

08-Dec

McGUIRE, LAURIE ARTHUR  (412070) RAAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV425 of No 21 OTU, which crashed near Moreton-in-Marsh after control was lost whilst waiting for a rain storm to pass in order to land.  He is buried in Moreton-in-Marsh New Cemetery.

08-Dec

DREW, VINCENT THOMAS  (1219728) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV425 of No 21 OTU, which crashed near Moreton-in-Marsh after control was lost whilst waiting for a rain storm to pass in order to land.  He is buried in Walsall (Ryecroft) Cemetery.

08-Dec

COFORD, DENIS  (1336714) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, AS487 of No 24 CAOS, which was lost on the date but no further details are available.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

08-Dec

BAILLIE, WILLIAM AITKEN  (1345039) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, AS487 of No 24 CAOS, which was lost on the date but no further details are available.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

08-Dec

BUCHAN, GEORGE DANSKIN FINDLAY  (1348002) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, AS487 of No 24 CAOS, which was lost on the date but no further details are available.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

08-Dec

PERERA, KINGSLEY WILFRED MILROY  (1399700) RAFVR - age 29

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth I, 4200 of No 31 EFTS, which collided with 5862 of the same unit.  He is buried in Calgary (Burnsland) Cemetery.

08-Dec

WHITE, ALFRED HERBERT WILLIAM  (1242424) RAFVR - age 29

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth I, 5862 of No 31 EFTS, which collided with 4200 of the same unit.  He is buried in Calgary (Burnsland) Cemetery.

08-Dec

HOLMES, STANLEY JOHN  (655124) RAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DW856 of the ADU, which crashed at Takoradi landing or taking off.  He is buried in Takoradi European Public Cemetery.

08-Dec

SHARP, ALBERT CECIL  (1293827) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DW856 of the ADU, which crashed at Takoradi landing or taking off.  He is buried in Takoradi European Public Cemetery.

08-Dec

GORDON, DAVID WILLIAM  (R/93493) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DW856 of the ADU, which crashed at Takoradi landing or taking off.  He is buried in Takoradi European Public Cemetery.

08-Dec

HUSTWAITE, RAYMOND REGINALD  (125624) RAF Ferry Command - age Unknown

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ247 of RAF Ferry Command, which was lost on a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial.

08-Dec

POLEYKETT, ALBERT FRANCIS  (643840) RAF - age Unknown

AC1

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

08-Dec

BELLIN, HAROLD  (1065217) RAFVR - age 28

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 Andover.  He is buried in Darton (All Saints) Churchyard.

08-Dec

MITCHELL, JOSEPH ARTHUR  (333884) RAF - age 56

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 Gosport.  He is buried in Gosport (Annís Hill) Cemetery.

08-Dec

HUTCHINSON, CYRIL  (1134831) RAFVR - age 34

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 Buckrose.  He is buried in Levens (St John) Churchyard.

08-Dec

TRAVELL, PERCY RAYMOND HENRY  (976372) RAFVR - age 21

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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Warlingham (All Saints) Churchyard.

09-Dec

HUNNINGS, ROBERT ALFRED  (46718) RAFVR - age 25

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG347 of No 4 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Scarborough whilst low flying.  He is buried in Scarborough (Manor Road) Cemetery.

09-Dec

BURRY, FREDERICK CHARLES  (362810) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He had been serving with No 100 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Hakadate in Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery.

09-Dec

VENTHAM, NORMAN FRANK  (1263877) RAFVR - age 18

Sgt

He was serving with No 214 Sqn and having returned from a test flight, fell off the fire truck on which he was travelling back to the station from the dispersal.  He is buried in Gravesend Cemetery.

09-Dec

COOPER, LESLIE HAROLD  (1290691) RAFVR - age 33

AC1

He had been serving with No 242 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Ohama in Japan.  He is buried in Sydney War Cemetery.

09-Dec

O'BRIEN, VERNON KEITH  (400936) RAAF - age 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH284 "Q" of No 459 Sqn, which crashed whilst landing at Gambut 3 on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

09-Dec

LINTON, JEFFREY ARDEN  (403520) RAAF - age 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH284 "Q" of No 459 Sqn, which crashed whilst landing at Gambut 3 on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

09-Dec

DICKINSON, WILLIAM STANLEY  (405125) RAAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH284 "Q" of No 459 Sqn, which crashed whilst landing at Gambut 3 on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

09-Dec

DOWN, ALEXANDER JOHN MCKENZIE  (1384717) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH284 "Q" of No 459 Sqn, which crashed whilst landing at Gambut 3 on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery.

09-Dec

NELSON, ERNEST WILLIAM  (914057) RAFVR - age 26

AC1

He had been serving with No 605 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.

09-Dec

DENNERLY, PETER  (1501105) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD592 of No 11 OTU, which dived into the ground on the Otmoor ranges possibly as the result of encountering turbulence.  He is buried in Chorley.

09-Dec

CHAMBERS, FRANK  (413024) RNZAF - age 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD592 of No 11 OTU, which dived into the ground on the Otmoor ranges possibly as the result of encountering turbulence.  He is buried in Tankersley (St Peter) Churchyard.

09-Dec

EMENEY, JOHN FREDERICK  (128971) RAFVR - age 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD592 of No 11 OTU, which dived into the ground on the Otmoor ranges possibly as the result of encountering turbulence.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery.

09-Dec

COLLEY, DOUGLAS SHERWIN  (1027531) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD592 of No 11 OTU, which dived into the ground on the Otmoor ranges possibly as the result of encountering turbulence.  He is buried in Westcott (St Mary) Churchyard.

09-Dec

JAY, CHARLES HENRY ERNEST  (413077) RNZAF - age 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD592 of No 11 OTU, which dived into the ground on the Otmoor ranges possibly as the result of encountering turbulence.  He is buried in Willesden Old Cemetery.

09-Dec

CLARK, RAYMOND ARTHUR  (1218320) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Cornell, FH748 of No 2 FIS, which crashed and burst into flames after hitting a tree following a stall in a steep turn whilst carrying out unauthorised low flying.  He is buried in Vulcan Cemetery.

09-Dec

SABEY, LESLIE CHARLES  (1222184) RAFVR - age 30

AC1

He was serving with No 21 PTC at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery.

09-Dec

SAUNDERS, FREDERICK PAUL  (89814) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB388 of No 24 OTU, which came down in France during a Nickel sortie to the Orleans region.  He is buried in Senonches Communal Cemetery.

09-Dec

CRANSTOUN, JOHN PUGH  (129486) RAFVR - age 18

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB388 of No 24 OTU, which came down in France during a Nickel sortie to the Orleans region.  He is buried in Senonches Communal Cemetery.

09-Dec

SIBLEY, NORMAN FRANK  (130238) RAFVR - age 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB388 of No 24 OTU, which came down in France during a Nickel sortie to the Orleans region.  He is buried in Senonches Communal Cemetery.

09-Dec

TRUBSHAW, BERTRAM KENNETH  (1204009) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB388 of No 24 OTU, which came down in France during a Nickel sortie to the Orleans region.  He is buried in Senonches Communal Cemetery.

09-Dec

CARTER, JAMES HENRY  (1585838) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB388 of No 24 OTU, which came down in France during a Nickel sortie to the Orleans region.  He is buried in Senonches Communal Cemetery.

09-Dec

PATTERN, FRANK YATES  (87138) RAFVR - age 34

Fg Off

He was serving with No 37 WU at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery.

09-Dec

HARVEY, FREDERICK CHARLES  (923363) RAFVR - age 22

Cpl

He was serving with No 4090 Flt at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

09-Dec

MORGAN, REGINALD IVOR  (752324) RAFVR - age 26

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Bolingbroke, 9924 of No 5 BGS, which crashed into a lake in bad weather during a training flight.  He is buried in Humboldt (Municipal) Cemetery.

09-Dec

SELFE, FREDERICK WALTER  (933183) RAFVR - age 26

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Bolingbroke, 9924 of No 5 BGS, which crashed into a lake in bad weather during a training flight.  He is buried in Humboldt (Municipal) Cemetery.

09-Dec

RAWLINS, KENNETH JOSEPH DANIEL  (127194) RAFVR - age 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, L4929 of No 54 OTU, which flew into the ground near Johnstonebridge in Dumfries.  He is buried in Hendon (St Mary) Churchyard.

09-Dec

McEWAN, RONALD ALEXANDER  (1054041) RAFVR - age Unknown

AC2

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.

09-Dec

VOCE, STANLEY HOWARD  (653405) RAF - age Unknown

AC1

He had been serving in the Far East and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Ohama in Japan.  He is buried in Sydney War Cemetery.

09-Dec

WELCH, CHARLES ARTHUR  (1185253) RAFVR - age 29

AC1

He had been serving in the Far East and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Tokyo area of Japan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

09-Dec

STIFF, GEORGE EDWARD  (927911) RAFVR - age 22

AC1

He had been serving in the Far East and was probably captured, the circumstances of his death, have not yet been ascertained .  He is commemorated on the Yokohama Cremation Memorial.

09-Dec

LANCASTER, GEORGE  (1141295) RAFVR - age 20

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.

09-Dec

WOODS, HENRY  (1022775) 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 Wirral.  He is buried in Frodsham (St Lawrence) Churchyard.

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