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Casualties - 17 December 1942


17-Dec

PENN, WILLIAM HARVEY  (R/131821) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED349 WS-S of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Bekhausen on a raid to Cloppenburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery.

17-Dec

NEWMAN, LAURENCE GEORGE  (116672) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4155 WS-D of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Quakenbruck in Germany on a raid to Diepholz.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

BAIN, CHARLES GUTHRIE SHIELDS  (118058) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4155 WS-D of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Quakenbruck in Germany on a raid to Diepholz.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

ALLEN, COLIN FREDERICK  (403890) RAAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4155 WS-D of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Quakenbruck in Germany on a raid to Diepholz.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

NADIN, CHARLES HENRY  (641908) RAF - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4155 WS-D of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Quakenbruck in Germany on a raid to Diepholz.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

DICKENS, CHARLES WILLIAM  (1288309) RAFVR - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4155 WS-D of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Quakenbruck in Germany on a raid to Diepholz.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

NIAS, MAURICE ALFRED  (120242) RAFVR - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED355 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which was  shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Nienburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

17-Dec

DENING, JOHN GLEN  (405576) RAAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED355 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which was  shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Nienburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

17-Dec

CALLAN, JOHN ARTHUR  (567483) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED355 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which was  shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Nienburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

17-Dec

POWELL, LEONARD GEORGE  (1359999) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED355 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which was  shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Nienburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

17-Dec

STARK, WILLIAM MCBAIN JAMES  (R/92640) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED355 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which was  shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Nienburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery.

17-Dec

CROAL, EDWARD  (411996) RAAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED355 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which was  shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Nienburg.  He is buried in Wymbritseradeel (Ijpecolsga) General Cemetery.

17-Dec

WILKINSON, GORDON BOWDEN  (1319418) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED355 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which was  shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Nienburg.  He is buried in Wymbritseradeel (Ijpecolsga) General Cemetery.

17-Dec

KINGHORN, JOHN  (616549) RAF - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5666 KM-F of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Bramsche on a raid to Nienburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

17-Dec

SHEPPARD, WILLIAM GEORGE  (744503) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5666 KM-F of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Bramsche on a raid to Nienburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

17-Dec

McNAMARA, LAWRENCE GERARD LYONS  (80193) RAFVR - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4126 KM-B of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on Texel after being hit by flak on a raid to Nienburg.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

17-Dec

BECKETT, GEOFFREY  (622136) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4126 KM-B of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on Texel after being hit by flak on a raid to Nienburg.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

17-Dec

MacLEOD, KENNETH ROBERT  (1058806) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4126 KM-B of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on Texel after being hit by flak on a raid to Nienburg.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

17-Dec

JONES, GORDON WILLIAM  (1395418) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4126 KM-B of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on Texel after being hit by flak on a raid to Nienburg.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

17-Dec

LOREE, JAMES WILLIAM  (J/11109) RCAF - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4126 KM-B of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on Texel after being hit by flak on a raid to Nienburg.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

17-Dec

McCLEERY, RAYMOND NORMAN  (J/11118) RCAF - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4126 KM-B of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on Texel after being hit by flak on a raid to Nienburg.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

17-Dec

GOLDSMITH, NORMAN EDWARD  (80127) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4266 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters near Zwolle in Holland on a raid to Soltau.  He is buried in Zwollerkerspel (Bergklooster) General Cemetery.

17-Dec

GILLELAND, HAROLD  (115640) RAFVR - age 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4266 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters near Zwolle in Holland on a raid to Soltau.  He is buried in Zwollerkerspel (Bergklooster) General Cemetery.

17-Dec

WILSON, DUNCAN MARTIN  (1062601) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4266 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters near Zwolle in Holland on a raid to Soltau.  He is buried in Zwollerkerspel (Bergklooster) General Cemetery.

17-Dec

GAME, RONALD WALTER  (1264796) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4266 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and fighters near Zwolle in Holland on a raid to Soltau.  He is buried in Zwollerkerspel (Bergklooster) General Cemetery.

17-Dec

SHELL, FRANCIS GEORGE  (119896) RAFVR - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4359 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Predannack airfield on a training flight, possibly after a photo flash was ignited by a lightning strike.  He is buried in Helston Cemetery.

17-Dec

SIMS, HERBERT MUNRO  (405367) RAAF - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4359 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Predannack airfield on a training flight, possibly after a photo flash was ignited by a lightning strike.  He is buried in Helston Cemetery.

17-Dec

MANSON, THOMAS IRVINE  (413102) RNZAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4359 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Predannack airfield on a training flight, possibly after a photo flash was ignited by a lightning strike.  He is buried in Helston Cemetery.

17-Dec

TAYLOR, WILLIAM HENRY  (613131) RAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4359 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Predannack airfield on a training flight, possibly after a photo flash was ignited by a lightning strike.  He is buried in Helston Cemetery.

17-Dec

IRVING, JOHN OSWALD  (1557616) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4359 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Predannack airfield on a training flight, possibly after a photo flash was ignited by a lightning strike.  He is buried in Helston Cemetery.

17-Dec

DOORE, ROBERT SIDNEY  (1580650) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4359 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Predannack airfield on a training flight, possibly after a photo flash was ignited by a lightning strike.  He is buried in Helston Cemetery.

17-Dec

McPHEE, EWEN CAMERON  (R/90725) RCAF - age 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4359 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Predannack airfield on a training flight, possibly after a photo flash was ignited by a lightning strike.  He is buried in Helston Cemetery.

17-Dec

MITCHELL, VICTOR  (37755) RAF - age 27

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF396 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Dec

BAGNALL, TREVOR HORACE  (40640) RNZAF - age 26

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF396 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Dec

HART, ROBERT  (523663) RAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF396 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Dec

PEARSON, REGINALD WILLIAM  (747858) RAFVR - age 27

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF396 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Dec

PARKER, ALBERT CHARLES WILLIAM  (909252) RAFVR - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF396 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Dec

GOFF, STUART JOHN  (916785) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF396 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Dec

RIDER, ARTHUR HENRY  (960489) RAFVR - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF396 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Dec

PADDEN, GERALD THOMAS  (1041966) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF396 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Dec

JACOBSON, GERALD HOWARD  (41333) RNZAF - age 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF400 AA-G of No 75 Sqn, which came  down at Ankum on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

ASHWIN, ERIC LUMLEY DURHAM  (41563) RNZAF - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF400 AA-G of No 75 Sqn, which came  down at Ankum on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

WHITE, WILLIAM GEORGE HENRY  (41717) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF400 AA-G of No 75 Sqn, which came  down at Ankum on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

McALPINE, WALTER DUNCAN  (403551) RNZAF - age 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF400 AA-G of No 75 Sqn, which came  down at Ankum on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

STOKES, WALLACE FREDERICK  (412362) RNZAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF400 AA-G of No 75 Sqn, which came  down at Ankum on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

ROFF, LEONARD ARTHUR  (547371) RAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF400 AA-G of No 75 Sqn, which came  down at Ankum on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

LUCAS, CHARLES  (1312083) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF400 AA-G of No 75 Sqn, which came  down at Ankum on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

CLARK, MERVYN OLIVER  (404895) RNZAF - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9247 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Vechta airfield on  a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

PULLAR, HENRY WELSH  (411777) RNZAF - age 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9247 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Vechta airfield on  a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

KENDAL, CHRISTOPHER JAMES  (412342) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9247 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Vechta airfield on  a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

MORTON, WILLIAM WILSON  (621322) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9247 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Vechta airfield on  a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

ROUSSEAU, HENRY EDWIN  (1026535) RAFVR - age Unknown

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9247 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Vechta airfield on  a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

MOCOCK, REGINALD CROSBY  (1168876) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9247 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Vechta airfield on  a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

FELLOWS, JOHN  (R/78046) RCAF - age 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9247 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Vechta airfield on  a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

CHITTICK, JACK CHARLES  (1314517) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP508 of No 91 Sqn, which was shot down by a Typhoon on No 609 Sqn in error near Dover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Dec

McBURNEY, SAMUEL LORNE  (J/8785) RCAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED333 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Neustadt.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

17-Dec

MATTOON, STANLEY FINICE  (R/113277) RCAF - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED333 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Neustadt.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

17-Dec

TRUDELL, CHARLES CHESTER  (R/83089) RCAF - age 21

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED333 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Neustadt.  He is buried in Amersfoot (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

17-Dec

IZATT, JAMES  (960182) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED333 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Neustadt.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

17-Dec

KELLEHER, WILLIAM HENRY PAUL  (1006928) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED333 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Neustadt.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

17-Dec

BULL, GLYN  (1422760) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED333 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Neustadt.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

17-Dec

THORNEYCROFT, LEONARD EVERETT  (R/78983) RCAF - age 29

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED333 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Neustadt.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery.

17-Dec

WAKE, SIDNEY CHARLES  (572130) RAF - age 22

Cpl

He had been serving with No 100 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Tokyo area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery.

17-Dec

WORSNOP, JACK  (568572) RAF - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4319 SR-N of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire between Middlesborough and Redcar on its return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Bradford (Thornton) Cemetery.

17-Dec

FUSSELL, MARCEL ALEC  (1316055) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4319 SR-N of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire between Middlesborough and Redcar on its return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Dorchester Cemetery, Dorset.

17-Dec

McLEAN, SYDNEY STEWART  (404392) RNZAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4319 SR-N of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire between Middlesborough and Redcar on its return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

17-Dec

McINTYRE, MONTE ALAN GRAY  (405298) RNZAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4319 SR-N of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire between Middlesborough and Redcar on its return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

17-Dec

O'MALLEY, MICHAEL JAMES  (413278) RNZAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4319 SR-N of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire between Middlesborough and Redcar on its return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

17-Dec

WARREN, GEORGE JOHN  (1292464) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4319 SR-N of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire between Middlesborough and Redcar on its return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

17-Dec

GEORGES, GREGORY MANUEL  (R/117661) RCAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4319 SR-N of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire between Middlesborough and Redcar on its return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery.

17-Dec

HEWITT, SAMUEL TWEEDY  (120120) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4786 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery, Denmark.

17-Dec

SMITH, HARRY BERNARD  (133038) RAFVR - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4786 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery, Denmark.

17-Dec

COLLINS, FREDERICK REGINALD  (631177) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4786 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery, Denmark.

17-Dec

FRATER, NORMAN  (1117165) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4786 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery, Denmark.

17-Dec

CANTERBURY, GERALD THOMAS  (1167818) RAFVR - age 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4786 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery, Denmark.

17-Dec

MACDONALD, ANGUS DANIEL  (R/72529) RCAF - age 32

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4786 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery, Denmark.

17-Dec

HOLLINSWORTH, JACK ATHELSTON  (R/77422) RCAF - age 34

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4786 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery, Denmark.

17-Dec

POOLEY, CLIFFORD HARRY  (934691) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8469 'F' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 on a raid to Tunis and La Goulette.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery.

17-Dec

LINES, HERBERT GEORGE DFM (917233) RAFVR - age 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8469 'F' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 on a raid to Tunis and La Goulette.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

17-Dec

BOOTH, LEONARD  (1060870) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8469 'F' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 on a raid to Tunis and La Goulette.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

17-Dec

COULTER, RICHARD LESLIE  (J/7022) RCAF - age 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8469 'F' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 on a raid to Tunis and La Goulette.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

17-Dec

SILVER, GEORGE COCHRANE  (J/8842) RCAF - age 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, Z8469 'F' of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 on a raid to Tunis and La Goulette.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

17-Dec

BUGDEN, ERIC THEODORE  (128029) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK274 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down near Wunstorf on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

17-Dec

EMERY, TREVOR GEORGE  (1321172) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK274 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down near Wunstorf on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

17-Dec

CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER BRUCE  (J/10769) RCAF - age 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK274 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down near Wunstorf on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

17-Dec

WOODMAN, JAMES DONALD  (J/11232) RCAF - age 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK274 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down near Wunstorf on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

17-Dec

SOTKOWY, STANLEY WALTER  (R/102246) RCAF - age 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK274 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down near Wunstorf on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

17-Dec

LAMONT, CHARLES DERRICK  (413710) RNZAF - age 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK336 KO-D of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down near Quackenbruck on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

ROWSELL, ARTHUR DOUGLAS  (798598) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK336 KO-D of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down near Quackenbruck on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM OWEN HOWARD  (1011696) RAF - age 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK336 KO-D of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down near Quackenbruck on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

WOOD, JOSEPH CLEGG  (1238480) RAFVR - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK336 KO-D of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down near Quackenbruck on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

CRISP, ROBERT PHILLING  (1315820) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK336 KO-D of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down near Quackenbruck on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery.

17-Dec

WEDGWOOD, JEFFERSON HEYWOOD  (37645) RAF - age Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT542 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Luqa on a transit flight back to the UK.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

17-Dec

EARLE, PETER  (44315) RAF - age 28

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT542 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Luqa on a transit flight back to the UK.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

17-Dec

VAUGHAN, LEONARD ARTHUR  (78666) RAFVR - age 42

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT542 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Luqa on a transit flight back to the UK.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

17-Dec

SPIBEY, DENNIS  (535526) RAF - age Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT542 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Luqa on a transit flight back to the UK.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

17-Dec

WATT, ALEXANDER CLUBB  (571759) RAF - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT542 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Luqa on a transit flight back to the UK.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

17-Dec

BROWNE, CYRIL DENNIS  (1069726) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT542 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Luqa on a transit flight back to the UK.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

17-Dec

HOUNSLOW, DOUGLAS SIDNEY  (1165159) RAFVR - age Unknown

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT542 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Luqa on a transit flight back to the UK.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

17-Dec

CLEGG, RICHARD  (1233498) RAFVR - age 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT542 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Luqa on a transit flight back to the UK.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

17-Dec

KELLY, STANLEY EDWARD  (1493201) RAFVR - age 40

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT542 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Luqa on a transit flight back to the UK.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

17-Dec

STANKIEWICZ, Ryszard Franciszek (P.0100)  - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT542 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Luqa on a transit flight back to the UK.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

17-Dec

DOBROMIRSKI, Krzysztof Leon (P.0742)  - age 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT542 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Luqa on a transit flight back to the UK.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

17-Dec

KLENIEWSKI, Alfred Edmund (P.0858)  - age 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT542 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Luqa on a transit flight back to the UK.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

17-Dec

PANKIEWICZ, Stanislaw (P.780214)  - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT542 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Luqa on a transit flight back to the UK.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

17-Dec

IDZIKOWSKI, Zbigniew August (P.780771)  - age 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT542 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Luqa on a transit flight back to the UK.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

17-Dec

ZIELINSKI Oskar Franciszek (P.781151) PAF - age 32

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT542 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Luqa on a transit flight back to the UK.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

17-Dec

WYSOCKI, Roman (P.781151)  - age 32

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT542 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Luqa on a transit flight back to the UK.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

17-Dec

ARMSTRONG, GORDON DYSON  (63781) RAFVR - age 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, X7878 of No 141 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near Arundel.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

17-Dec

KELLETT, JAMES HARRY  (1114139) RAFVR - age 34

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, X7878 of No 141 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near Arundel.  He is buried in Littlehampton Cemetery.

17-Dec

SHEPHERD, LEONARD CLARENCE  (403994) RNZAF - age 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF403 HA-R of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Texel on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Bergen op Zoom War Cemetery.

17-Dec

PRICE, GLYN  (1280742) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF403 HA-R of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Texel on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Dec

TAYLOR, CYRIL MARTIN  (1285297) RAFVR - age 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF403 HA-R of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Texel on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Dec

LAVERS, ALAN JOHN CLAUDE  (1336386) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF403 HA-R of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Texel on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Dec

COPPLESTONE, ALAN FRANK  (1586180) RAFVR - age 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF403 HA-R of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Texel on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Dec

HORNIDGE, JOSEPH NOEL CHARLES  (R/82817) RCAF - age 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF403 HA-R of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Texel on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Dec

HOLMES, STANLEY  (405274) RNZAF - age 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF403 HA-R of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Texel on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery.

17-Dec

LAVELLE, MICHAEL WILLIAM  (530012) RAF - age 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7614 HA-J of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Hannover on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

17-Dec

McCANN, CHARLES CURTIS MERRIL  (J/9780) RCAF - age 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7614 HA-J of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Hannover on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

17-Dec

NAULT, JOSEPH B.  (R/69378) RCAF - age 27

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7614 HA-J of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Hannover on a raid to Fallersleben.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery.

17-Dec

DENHAM, MAURICE THORPE  (415064) RNZAF - age 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB363 'Q' of No 10 OTU, which was shot down by an enemy fighter off the French coast during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Concarneau Communal Cemetery.

17-Dec

WOTTON, VIVIAN JAMES  (126963) RAFVR - age 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB363 'Q' of No 10 OTU, which was shot down by an enemy fighter off the French coast during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Dinard English Cemetery.

17-Dec

SWORD, ROBERT  (49281) RAF - age 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB363 'Q' of No 10 OTU, which was shot down by an enemy fighter off the French coast during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Dec

MILLER, THOMAS HENRY  (624065) RAF - age 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB363 'Q' of No 10 OTU, which was shot down by an enemy fighter off the French coast during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Dec

RAWCLIFFE, RICHARD  (1237989) RAFVR - age 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB363 'Q' of No 10 OTU, which was shot down by an enemy fighter off the French coast during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Dec

DAVIES, PERCIVAL ALLAN  (129659) RAFVR - age 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB363 'Q' of No 10 OTU, which was shot down by an enemy fighter off the French coast during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in St Brieuc Western Communal Cemetery.

17-Dec

LOGAN, JOHN WILLIAM  (1015956) RAFVR - age 31

AC1

He had been serving with No 151 MU and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp somewhere in Japan.  He is commemorated on the Yokohama Cremation Memorial.

17-Dec

HAMMOND, RAYMOND LEWIS  (1381529) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HM674 of No 19 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground near Stonehaven in Kincardine.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery.

17-Dec

MAUN, ROBERT ALFRED  (1336919) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3431 of No 32 OTU, which crashed near Vancouver Island during a search.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial.

17-Dec

BOWLER, KENNETH JOHN  (1315079) RAFVR - age 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3431 of No 32 OTU, which crashed near Vancouver Island during a search.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park.

17-Dec

BASTICK, NORMAN ARTHUR ALBERT  (1389174) RAFVR - age 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R3431 of No 32 OTU, which crashed near Vancouver Island during a search.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park.

17-Dec

IREDALE, JOHN PERCIVAL  (1126030) RAFVR - age 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, BS490 of No 4 PRU, which failed to return from a PR sortie in the Tunis area.  He is buried in Massicault War Cemetery.

17-Dec

SCOURFIELD-EVANS, RICHARD  (87789) RAFVR - age Unknown

Fg Off

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

17-Dec

CRITCHLEY, WILLIAM  (1083709) RAFVR - age Unknown

LAC

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

17-Dec

PHELON, ALFRED SIDNEY  (1277949) RAFVR - age 20

AC1

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery.

17-Dec

PATTERSON, CATHERINE SMITH  (464634) WAAF - age 21

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 Kilchattan Old Churchyard, Colonsay and Oronsay.

17-Dec

HODGE, DAVID GWILYM  (1277888) RAFVR - age 20

LAC

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, L9696 of No 8 AACU, which crashed near Nailsea after hitting power cables whilst flying at low level.  He is buried in Ynysmudw (St Mary) Churchyard.

17-Dec

STEPHENSON, TRAFFORD GREGORY  (125474) RAFVR - age 22

Plt Off

He died from injuries sustained on 30 Sep 1942 whilst flying Oxford II, AP469 of No 3 (P) AFU, which flew into ground at night at Siddington, near Cirencester, Gloucestershire.  He is buried in Portslade Cemetery.

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