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Casualties - 5 - 7 January 1943


 

05-Jan

RICHARDSON, LAWRENCE WILLIAM  (959271)  RAFVR; age: 30

LAC

He had been serving with No 84 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

05-Jan

STREET, WILLIAM CHARLES KNAPP  (622091)  RAF; age: ?

Cpl

He had been serving with No 84 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

05-Jan

ALMOND, ROY WILLIAM  (1379251)  RAFVR; age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X7691 of No 89, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

05-Jan

PHILLIPSON, JOHN ROSS DFC (650678)  RAF; age: 20

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X7691 of No 89, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

05-Jan

HARRIS, DENIS LYDDON  (1377723)  RAFVR; age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X7691 of No 89, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

05-Jan

COSTELLO, CHARLES  (1307223)  RAFVR; age: 29

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X7691 of No 89, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

05-Jan

BRODIE, JOHN DUNCAN  (121730)  RAFVR; age: 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4796 SR-R of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

CLARK, JOHN WILLIAM COCKBAIN  (658415)  RAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4796 SR-R of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

DAVIES, LESLIE  (1112193)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4796 SR-R of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

DOLLARD, EDWARD JOHN  (1052038)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4796 SR-R of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

PERRY, JOSEPH  (R/131937)  RCAF; age: ?

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4796 SR-R of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

ROBERTS, GEORGE FREDERICK  (1168071)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4796 SR-R of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

WATERHOUSE, LESLIE JAMES  (NZ411960)  RNZAF; age: ?

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4796 SR-R of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

BACON, WILLIAM CHARLES JOHN  (1258389)  RAFVR; age: 32

LAC

He was serving with No 152 Sqn and was possibly killed in an air raid on the airfield at Constantine.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

05-Jan

BARLOW, FRANCIS REGINALD  (357372)  RAF; age: 36

WO

He was serving with No 152 Sqn and was possibly killed in an air raid on the airfield at Constantine.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

05-Jan

CLARKE, JOHN  (1443918)  RAFVR; age: ?

AC1

He was serving with No 152 Sqn and was possibly killed in an air raid on the airfield at Constantine.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

05-Jan

WILSON, PETER  (957580)  RAFVR; age: 25

Cpl

He was serving with No 152 Sqn and was possibly killed in an air raid on the airfield at Constantine.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

05-Jan

GALBRAITH, IVOR SCARLETT CAMPBELL  (101067)  RAFVR; age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BP705 of No 175, which flew into high ground near Liddington in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Wroughton (SS John the Baptist and Helen) Churchyard

05-Jan

CHARLTON, JOHN LAWRENCE  (121730)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, X8007 of No 227, which crashed in the sea after colliding with an He 111.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Jan

WARD, BRIAN JAMES  (656098)  RAF; age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, X8007 of No 227, which crashed in the sea after colliding with an He 111.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Jan

TOWNER, EDWARD HENRY  (120952)  RAFVR; age: 37

Plt Off

He was serving with No 500 Sqn and died on active service, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

05-Jan

URWIN, HENRY SIMM  (1088196)  RAFVR; age: 33

LAC

He was serving with No 2785 Sqn RAF Regiment and possibly died in the RAF Hospital at Halton, his death being registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Gateshead East Cemetery

05-Jan

JOHNSON, ERIC HAROLD  (657936)  RAFVR; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX425 of No 1 GRS, which crashed whilst carrying a navigation training flight.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial

05-Jan

KING, ALEXANDER RUSSELL  (1345198)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX425 of No 1 GRS, which crashed whilst carrying a navigation training flight.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial

05-Jan

THOMPSON, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (1238664)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX425 of No 1 GRS, which crashed whilst carrying a navigation training flight.  He is buried in Sherwood Cemetery

05-Jan

BERNSTEIN, RALPH ISAAC  (130590)  RAFVR; age: 29

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3232 ZT-H of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Auchtermuchty during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Rainsough Jewish Cemetery

05-Jan

SINGER, WILLIAM  (131254)  RAFVR; age: 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3232 ZT-H of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Auchtermuchty during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Cullicudden Old Churchyard

05-Jan

HOGG, WILLIAM STANLEY  (1345063)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3232 ZT-H of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Auchtermuchty during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Morningside) Cemetery

05-Jan

TRAMSON, LEX ARTHUR  (130859)  RAFVR; age: 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3232 ZT-H of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Auchtermuchty during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

05-Jan

ADAMSON, DONALD EDWARD WILLIAM  (39263)  RAF; age: ?

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3232 ZT-H of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Auchtermuchty during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground

05-Jan

STYLES, ROBERT GRIFFITHS ALAN  (1322545)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R3232 ZT-H of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Auchtermuchty during a night navigation exercise.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

05-Jan

LYFORD, DEREK SUNDISH  (1394171)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard I, P5883 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed on the bombing range at Inkomo.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

05-Jan

DYASON, WILLIAM HENRY  (1186005)  RAFVR; age: 30

LAC

He was serving with No 34 OTU in Canada and died on active service.  He is buried in St George Rural Cemetery, Charlotte County

05-Jan

JENKINS, LEONARD  (1280645)  RAFVR; age: 30

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Nomad I, 1256 of No 42 AS, which crashed after stalling whilst towing a drogue at too slow a speed.  He is buried in Port Elizabeth (South End) Cemetery

05-Jan

WODEHOUSE, ARTHUR MILLER  (82168)  RAFVR; age: 34

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire PR G, X4599 of No 8 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise and is presumed to have come down in the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jan

SUTHERLAND, WALTER  (524376)  RAF; age: 26

Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Aberdeen Northern District.  He is buried in Rhynie Cemetery

05-Jan

CLAXSON, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1614713)  RAFVR; age: 32

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death but he may have died in the RAF Hospital at Uxbridge as his death is registered in Uxbridge.  He was cremated at Enfield Crematorium

05-Jan

MOUNCHER, ALBERT ERNEST  (1403326)  RAFVR; age: 37

AC1

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death but he may have died in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton as his death is registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery

05-Jan

KAVANAGH, PATRICK  (972320)  RAFVR; age: 22

AC1

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Birmingham.  He is buried in Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery

06-Jan

MATHER, CHRISTOPHER  (1016805)  RAFVR; age: ?

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, DW802 'P' of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie of La Goulette.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Jan

GRIGOR, ALEXANDER BENJAMIN  (1004284)  RAFVR; age: ?

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 99 Sqn and possibly died from wounds or injuries sustained previously.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery

06-Jan

KELLETT, JOHN JOSEPH  (1049367)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5401 of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Sousse.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Jan

LONSDALE, THOMAS  (112533)  RAFVR; age: 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5401 of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Sousse.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Jan

O'KEEFE, GEOFFREY ALOYSIUS  (416071)  RAAF; age: 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5401 of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Sousse.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Jan

REDMOND, JAMES JOSEPH  (1183634)  RAFVR; age: 36

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5401 of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Sousse.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Jan

STRUTT, IVAN CORNWALLIS DFC (72438)  RAFVR; age: 27

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5401 of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Sousse.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Jan

YUDELL, ISADOR NICHOLAS  (R/91968)  RCAF; age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5401 of No 104 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Sousse.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Jan

MILLER, KENNETH MARSHALL  (R/80544)  RCAF; age: 23

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK497 of No 200 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Jeswang shortly after take off.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery

06-Jan

BLAMEY, CLAUDE CECIL  (R/97675)  RCAF; age: 20

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK497 of No 200 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Jeswang shortly after take off.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery

06-Jan

SHULMAN, JOSEPH  (R/79217)  RCAF; age: ?

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK497 of No 200 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Jeswang shortly after take off.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery

06-Jan

McCAMMON, SAMUEL JAMES  (R/91941)  RCAF; age: 28

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK497 of No 200 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Jeswang shortly after take off.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery

06-Jan

DAVIES, COLIN LEWIS  (1187719)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VC, V8279 of No 227 Sqn, which was shot down during a sweep to the west of Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

06-Jan

GOALBY, PATRICK NEIL  (964652)  RAFVR; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VC, V8279 of No 227 Sqn, which was shot down during a sweep to the west of Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

06-Jan

BECKWITH, EDGAR ALAN  (126589)  RAFVR; age: 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HV367 of No 241 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack against enemy gun positions.  He is buried in Tabarka Ras Rajel War Cemetery.

06-Jan

DAWKINS, JOHN ARTHUR NORMAN  (115203)  RAF; age: 20

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Spitfire VC, AB465 of No 249, which was shot down by enemy fighters over Sicily.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily.

06-Jan

HILES, CHARLES REGINALD  (116704)  RAFVR; age: ?

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8547 of No 255 Sqn, which flew into a cliff near Bone as the result of an engine failure whilst chasing enemy aircraft.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba.

06-Jan

WESTON, RONALD VICTOR  (119195)  RAFVR; age: 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8547 of No 255 Sqn, which flew into a cliff near Bone as the result of an engine failure whilst chasing enemy aircraft.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba.

06-Jan

PALMER, IVAN SIDNEY HENRY  (Aus403783)  RAAF; age: 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, EL458 of No 272 Sqn, which crashed on landing and burst into flames following an engine failure on its return from a sweep.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

06-Jan

BEDALE, ARTHUR JAMES  (924566)  RAFVR; age: 26

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM623 of No 500 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Couragra in Algeria during a night anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

06-Jan

WHERRETT, RALPH NORMAN ROY  (122997)  RAFVR; age: 26

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM623 of No 500 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Couragra in Algeria during a night anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

06-Jan

CAMPBELL, NORMAN ROBERT HERON  (1112056)  RAFVR; age: 28

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM623 of No 500 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Couragra in Algeria during a night anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

06-Jan

HEGAN, ROBERT STANLEY  (816245)  AuxAF; age: 24

LAC

He was serving with No 502 Sqn, and was killed when Whitley VII, Z9379 or Z9373 of No 502 hit the truck in which he was travelling as it took-off from St Eval.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery

06-Jan

BARDEN, GEORGE ALFRED FREDERICK  (1288175)  RAFVR; age: 33

LAC

He was serving with No 502 Sqn, and was killed when Whitley VII, Z9379 or Z9374 of No 502 hit the truck in which he was travelling as it took-off from St Eval.  He is buried in Northampton (Billing Road) Cemetery

06-Jan

ALLEN, EDMUND GEORGE ERNEST  (192477)  RAF; age: 42

LAC

He was serving with No 502 Sqn, and was killed when Whitley VII, Z9379 or Z9375 of No 502 hit the truck in which he was travelling as it took-off from St Eval.  He is buried in Torquay Cemetery and Extension

06-Jan

FRANKS, TOM  (62319)  RAFVR; age: ?

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD272 'M' of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jan

GODFREY, HENRY JACK  (46212)  RAF; age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD272 'M' of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jan

JOHNSON, RAYMOND  (941850)  RAFVR; age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD272 'M' of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jan

WATTS, HERBERT  (967613)  RAFVR; age: ?

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD272 'M' of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jan

WILLIAMS, RICHARD STANLEY  (657974)  RAF; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD272 'M' of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Jan

McLEAN, LAURENCE MUNRO  (R/62458)  RCAF; age: 27

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8616 of No 1406 Flt, which spun into the ground on a low level run at Leuchars.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery

06-Jan

MITCHELL, ALLEN BEVERIDGE  (39827)  RAF; age: 27

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8616 of No 1406 Flt, which spun into the ground on a low level run at Leuchars.  He is buried in Pitlochry New Cemetery

06-Jan

DUDLEY, FREDERICK DOUGLAS  (1156856)  RAFVR; age: ?

LAC

He was serving with No 15 WU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

06-Jan

MORRIS, FRANK  (339665)  RAF; age: 24

LAC

He was serving with No 15 WU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

06-Jan

WRIGHT, JAMES HUTTON  (1325272)  RAFVR; age: 22

LAC

He was serving with No 15 WU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

06-Jan

HOWE, TERRENCE  (1147690)  RAFVR; age: ?

AC1

He was serving with No 323 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

06-Jan

EDMONDSON, WILLIAM VINCENT  (1548854)  RAFVR; age: 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, 5959 of No 33 EFTS, which .  He is buried in Caron Municipal Cemetery

06-Jan

CARR, FRANK HERBERT  (J/9364)  RCAF; age: 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA243 of No 70 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Nanyuki.  He is buried in Nakuru North Cemetery

06-Jan

EVANS, THOMAS EDWARD  (1419519)  RAFVR; age: 19

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but probably died at home.  His death is registered in Cardiganshire North.  He is buried in Aberystwyth Cemetery

07-Jan

McRAE, MALCOLM ARTHUR  (400817)  RAAF; age: 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BM947 of No 135 Sqn, which burst into flames on landing at Dum Dum on a delivery flight caused by a coolant leak.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery

07-Jan

PERRY, WOODROW JOHN  (J/17226)  RCAF; age: 22

Plt Off

He was serving with No 175 Sqn, and died in No 1 Neurological Hospital in Basingstoke from injuries sustained when he slipped and fell whilst crossing a stream.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

07-Jan

ADAMS, DAVID TAYLOR  (1067899)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK578 of No 200 Sqn, which crashed into high ground and burst into flames shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Takoradi European Public Cemetery

07-Jan

PAYNE, REGINALD CHARLES  (408135)  RAAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK578 of No 200 Sqn, which crashed into high ground and burst into flames shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Takoradi European Public Cemetery

07-Jan

WATSON, WILLIAM JAMES THOMAS  (401179)  RAAF; age: 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK578 of No 200 Sqn, which crashed into high ground and burst into flames shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Takoradi European Public Cemetery

07-Jan

GUY, FRANK EDWARD  (405407)  RAAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK578 of No 200 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed into high ground and burst into flames shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Takoradi European Public Cemetery

07-Jan

REEVE, LOWELL ERNEST  (405186)  RAAF; age: 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER857 of No 243 Sqn, which failed to return from the interception of a raid on Bone Harbour.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

07-Jan

ARNOLD, WILLIAM MORRIS  (416140)  RAAF; age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, V9031 'A' of No 279 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR sortie off the Cornish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jan

BANNISTER, RAYMOND FRANK  (553996)  RAF; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, V9031 'A' of No 279 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR sortie off the Cornish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jan

PARADISE, REGINALD WILLIAM  (403951)  RAAF; age: 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, V9031 'A' of No 279 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR sortie off the Cornish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jan

SCLATER, JAMES DAVID  (411945)  RNZAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, V9031 'A' of No 279 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR sortie off the Cornish coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jan

DARWIN, CHARLES WILLIAM  (994385)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained the previous night whilst flying in Hudson V, AM623 of No 500 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Couragra in Algeria during a night anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

07-Jan

MORRIS, MARTIN STANLEY  (116400)  RAFVR; age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA731 of No 614 Sqn, which crashed near Oued Zagarree during a raid on Tunis docks.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

07-Jan

MARSDEN, RAYMOND  (R/76565)  RCAF; age: 23

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA731 of No 614 Sqn, which crashed near Oued Zagarree during a raid on Tunis docks.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Jan

MILLS, FINDLAY LONDON  (1365233)  RAFVR; age: 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA731 of No 614 Sqn, which crashed near Oued Zagarree during a raid on Tunis docks.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Jan

BONUS, SIDNEY OWEN  (264815)  RAAF; age: 22

Fg Off

He was serving with No 10 (RAAF) Sqn, and was killed in a non flying related accident.  He is buried in Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery

07-Jan

JONES, EDWIN BERNARD  (912439)  RAFVR; age: 22

LAC

He was serving with No 211 Group at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

07-Jan

McAULEY, DAVID ALEXANDER  (1482473)  RAFVR; age: 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ912 of No 37 SFTS, which collided with AJ953 near Conrick, Alberta.  He is buried in Sault Ste. Marie (Greenwood) Cemetery

07-Jan

CORLETT, PHILIP DUNCAN  (134920)  RAFVR; age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ953 of No 37 SFTS, which collided with AJ912 near Conrick, Alberta.  He is buried in Calgary (Burnsland) Cemetery

07-Jan

LEDER, ALFRED  (1397463)  RAFVR; age: 25

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ953 of No 37 SFTS, which collided with AJ912 near Conrick, Alberta.  He is buried in Calgary Jewish Cemetery

07-Jan

McCREADIE, RICHARD MAYES  (1557944)  RAFVR; age: 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3477 (ex BF821) of No 44 AS, which crashed into the sea off Kenton-on-Sea after control was lost during an air firing practice.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Jan

STODDART, WILLIAM ROBERT BRYANS  (1031734)  RAFVR; age: 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3477 (ex BF821) of No 44 AS, which crashed into the sea off Kenton-on-Sea after control was lost during an air firing practice.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Jan

TYE, SIDNEY WILLIAM  (1576958)  RAFVR; age: 20

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3477 (ex BF821) of No 44 AS, which crashed into the sea off Kenton-on-Sea after control was lost during an air firing practice.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Jan

MOXLEY, EDITH NANCY  (473491)  WAAF; age: 23

ACW2

She was serving in the UK and died on active service, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  Her death is registered in Lancaster.  She is buried in Morecombe and Heysham (Torrisholme) Cemetery

07-Jan

COUPLAND, GEORGE CALLANDER  (1571885)  RAFVR; age: 33

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died at Haymeads Hospital, Bishop-Stortford, Herts, cause unknown.  He is buried in Dumfries (St Michael's) Cemetery.

07-Jan

PRIEST, CHARLES EDWARD  (1636529)  RAFVR; age: 39

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Weston-super-Mare.  He was cremated at Enfield Crematorium

 

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