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Casualties - 8 - 10 January 1943


08-Jan

MITCHELL, GEORGE  (1062559)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4159 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Vorden General Cemetery

08-Jan

BROGAN, PATRICK GEORGE  (1393089)  RAFVR; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4159 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Vorden General Cemetery

08-Jan

FOOTE, ALAN DICK  (R/102678)  RCAF; age: 21

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4159 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Vorden General Cemetery

08-Jan

McKENZIE, MUNRO  (1334022)  RAFVR; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4159 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Vorden General Cemetery

08-Jan

McLENNAN, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1551036)  RAFVR; age: 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4159 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Vorden General Cemetery

08-Jan

STEPHENSON, MAXWELL WILSON  (1088249)  RAFVR; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4159 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Vorden General Cemetery

08-Jan

WARDROP, ROBERT  (1366325)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4159 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Vorden General Cemetery

08-Jan

ROBINSON, REGINALD WARREN  (1384272)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was serving with No 9 Sqn and probably died from wounds sustained on operations, his death being registered in North Walsham.  He is buried in Lambeth Cemetery

08-Jan

DYER, HAROLD GEORGE  (R/102350)  RCAF; age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4800 VN-T of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Jan

FISHER, PHILLIP STANLEY  (644404)  RAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4800 VN-T of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Jan

HALL, KENNETH  (1538483)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4800 VN-T of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Jan

KIERNAN, JOSEPH  (1293092)  RAFVR; age: ?

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4800 VN-T of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Jan

KING, OSWALD THEODORE PERCY  (103831)  RAFVR; age: ?

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4800 VN-T of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Jan

MANTELL, ERIC CHARLES  (1291991)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4800 VN-T of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Jan

SISSON, ERNEST ARTHUR  (404574)  RNZAF; age: 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4800 VN-T of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Jan

FRANCOMBE, JOHN  (83117)  RAFVR; age: 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX471 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

08-Jan

GELL, ALLAN THOMAS  (402440)  RAAF; age: 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX471 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

08-Jan

LAVER, LEONARD COURTNEY  (400228)  RAAF; age: 25

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX471 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

08-Jan

SAGGERS, ERIC FRANK  (404425)  RAAF; age: 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX471 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

08-Jan

SHEARER, BENJAMIN WATSON  (407255)  RAAF; age: 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX471 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

08-Jan

SMITH, DAVID ALEXANDER  (404414)  RAAF; age: 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX471 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

08-Jan

ROSE, GEOFFREY WYNDHAM  (402954)  RAAF; age: 22

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, ER593 of No 92 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s near Buerat.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery.

08-Jan

LONGBOTTOM, GEORGE  (1129770)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER679 of No 111 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

08-Jan

HARRIS, JOHN DARBY  (976121)  RAFVR; age: 24

Cpl

He was serving with No 152 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

08-Jan

BROOKE TURNER, GEORGE EVELYN  (126946)  RAFVR; age: 19

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB144 of No 222 Sqn, which collided with AR274 of the same unit near Auchengate in Ayrshire.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Jan

CUBITT, LEWIN STEVENS  (408973)  RAAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR274 of No 222 Sqn, which collided with AB144 of the same unit near Auchengate in Ayrshire.  He is buried in Hammersmith Old Cemetery

08-Jan

FLOREY, EDWIN JOHN CHARLES  (577867)  RAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED367 PO-H of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Jan

HANBIDGE, RALPH TREVER  (J/16661)  RCAF; age: 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED367 PO-H of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Jan

HORTON, HAROLD ALBERT  (R/135101)  RCAF; age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED367 PO-H of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Jan

HUMPHRIES, JAMES WILLIAM  (1318034)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED367 PO-H of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Jan

POWELL, DAVID HAYNES BARCHAM  (R/82995)  RCAF; age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED367 PO-H of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Jan

WARK, ALBERT MERCIER  (J/16662)  RCAF; age: ?

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED367 PO-H of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Jan

WOYCE, STANLEY VERDUN  (R/93302)  RCAF; age: ?

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED367 PO-H of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Jan

SAMUEL, FRANK BLELOCK  (104454)  RAFVR; age: 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in either Spitfire VB, ER162 of No 601 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s near Buerat.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

08-Jan

MILLS, HENRY  (1418649)  RAFVR; age: 39

AC2

He was serving with No 615 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

08-Jan

MEDLYN, JACK HAIG  (613005)  RAF; age: 24

Sgt

He was serving with No 106 RSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

08-Jan

BRIDGEMAN, ROBERT VALE  (R/87243)  RCAF; age: 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ836 of No 1443 Flt, which flew into high ground near Harwell whilst practising circuit flying.  He is buried in Harwell Cemetery

08-Jan

DIX, PETER NEWMAN  (127985)  RAFVR; age: 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL441 of No 2 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground near Bewholme, East Yorkshire.  He is buried in Bovingdon (St Lawrence) Churchyard

08-Jan

HEPBURN , REGINALD LIONEL REDDY  (J/10647)  RCAF; age: 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL441 of No 2 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground near Bewholme, East Yorkshire.  He is buried in Stanstead (Crystal Lake) Cemetery.

08-Jan

VOSS, MICHEL  (1289506)  RAFVR; age: 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, 3080 of No 2 SFTS, which crashed near Kars in Ontario during a training sortie.  He is buried in Ottawa (Beechwood) Cemetery

08-Jan

FRAYN, RICHARD PAUL  (J/15660)  RCAF; age: 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BG158 of No 3 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground at night near Cirencester, Gloucestershire.  He is buried in Cirencester Cemetery

08-Jan

ALLISON, NEVILLE  (658469)  RAF; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BG158 of No 3 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground at night near Cirencester, Gloucestershire.  He is buried in Thetford Cemetery

08-Jan

BECK, JOHN GILBERT  (134364)  RAFVR; age: 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BG158 of No 3 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground at night near Cirencester, Gloucestershire.  He is buried in Thundersley (St Peter) Churchyard

08-Jan

FISON, KENNETH WILFRED YOUNG  (1336052)  RAFVR; age: 38

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA194 of No 54 OTU, which flew into the ground at night near Duns, Berwickshire.  He is buried in Seaford Cemetery

08-Jan

HILLARY, RICHARD HOPE  (74677)  RAFVR; age: 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA194 of No 54 OTU, which flew into the ground at night near Duns, Berwickshire.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

08-Jan

FLOOD, WILLIAM HENRY  (1268926)  RAFVR; age: 30

LAC

He was possibly serving at RAF Colerne or Hullavington at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained, his death being registered in Chippenham.  He is buried in Fareham Cemetery

08-Jan

YATES-DUTTON, ARTHUR  (1113952)  RAFVR; age: ?

Cpl

He was possibly serving at RAF Pembrey at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained, his death being registered in Llanelly.  He is buried in Warrington Cemetery

09-Jan

BRADLEY, JOHN EDWARD  (R/87029)  RCAF; age: 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4371 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

BUICK, JOHN ALBERT  (R/87708)  RCAF; age: 28

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4371 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

CRIPPS, RAYMOND FRANK  (400969)  RAAF; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4371 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

DOREY, WILLIAM DONALD  (1171809)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4371 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

HESTER, GEORGE DENBY  (1231807)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4371 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

MARSHALL, DONALD COURTENAY  (R/92466)  RCAF; age: 23

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4371 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

RAMSAY, SYDNEY VINCENT  (777891)  RAFVR; age: 32

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4371 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

MOSS, ERIC STANLEY  (1047847)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ237 of No 23 Sqn, which crashed on Malta at Kir Uppa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

09-Jan

OLLEY, PETER DOYLEY  (1236217)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ237 of No 23 Sqn, which crashed on Malta at Kir Uppa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

09-Jan

BARRETT, WILLIAM  (541539)  RAF; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4176 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

BELL, JOHN ANTHONY MARTIN  (1330611)  RAFVR; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4176 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

CROWLEY, MICHAEL JOHN  (1036177)  RAFVR; age: 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4176 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

GLADWISH, REGINALD EDWIN  (1330780)  RAFVR; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4176 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

MORTON, HUBERT WILLIAM HOWE  (139401)  AuxAF; age: 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4176 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

SHATTOCK, NICHOLAS CORYNDON  (80461)  RAFVR; age: 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4176 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

STACK, EDWARD FRANCIS  (402412)  RAAF; age: 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4176 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

CAMERON, ANDREW GREENHILL  (126508)  RAFVR; age: 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4277 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed in Denmark during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

09-Jan

COLONNA, ADRIANO ALFRED ROBERT  (1208872)  RAFVR; age: 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4277 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed in Denmark during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

09-Jan

HUTCHINSON, JONATHAN  (568986)  RAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4277 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed in Denmark during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

09-Jan

LIGHTFOOT, JOHN HENRY  (653613)  RAF; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4277 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed in Denmark during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

09-Jan

MOGG, DENNIS BRYANT  (1394856)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4277 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed in Denmark during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

09-Jan

PAIGE, MILTON JAMES  (R/90773)  RCAF; age: 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4277 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed in Denmark during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

09-Jan

WRIGHT, SYDNEY  (1499893)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4277 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed in Denmark during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

09-Jan

SUNLEY, GUY  (759008)  RAFVR; age: 26

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED394 VN-R of No 50 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Crosby on Eden after an cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery

09-Jan

HUXHAM, HERBERT JOHN  (1585578)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED394 VN-R of No 50 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Crosby on Eden after an cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Chulmleigh (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard

09-Jan

HARROWER, THOMAS (TOMMY)  (617248)  RAF; age: 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED394 VN-R of No 50 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Crosby on Eden after an cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Kirkintilloch (Auld Aisle) Cemetery

09-Jan

LANGLEY-ELLIS, STRUAN ANTHONY  (1314232)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED394 VN-R of No 50 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Crosby on Eden after an cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Sherborne Cemetery

09-Jan

BANKS-MARTIN, ROBERT ALEXANDER  (414226)  RNZAF; age: 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT483 MH-F of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

COWAN, ROBERT JOHN ALEXANDER  (R/95345)  RCAF; age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT483 MH-F of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

GRIFFITHS, JOHN EDWARDS LEWIS  (572592)  RAF; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT483 MH-F of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

OSBORNE, CYRIL JAMES  (1295241)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT483 MH-F of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

ROBERTS, ERNEST WILSON DAVID  (R/102988)  RCAF; age: ?

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT483 MH-F of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

RUDKIN, PETER ALFRED JAMES  (926842)  RAFVR; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT483 MH-F of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

SMITH, HARRY ARTHUR  (1466653)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT483 MH-F of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

DONALDSON, VINCENT JOHN MERVYN  (574813)  RAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED319 DX-H of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down near Utrtecht by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

09-Jan

GILLEN, WILLIAM ALBERT  (R/135059)  RCAF; age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED319 DX-H of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down near Utrtecht by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

09-Jan

JACOBSEN, ALEXANDER  (1318066)  RAFVR; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED319 DX-H of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down near Utrtecht by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

09-Jan

ROBERTS, ROBERT ELWYN  (1389926)  RAFVR; age: 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED319 DX-H of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down near Utrtecht by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

09-Jan

ROE, GEORGE  (1576603)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED319 DX-H of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down near Utrtecht by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

09-Jan

WARLOW, DAVID STANLEY  (414705)  RNZAF; age: 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED319 DX-H of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down near Utrtecht by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

09-Jan

WEBBER, JACK  (1377524)  RAFVR; age: 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED319 DX-H of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down near Utrtecht by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

09-Jan

BOWLES, THOMAS PATRICK  (943966)  RAFVR; age: 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5738 OF-D of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down near Venlo by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

09-Jan

COLBERT, STANLEY RISWIN  (1165025)  RAFVR; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5738 OF-D of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down near Venlo by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

09-Jan

HESKETH, THOMAS  (1063367)  RAFVR; age: 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5738 OF-D of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down near Venlo by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

09-Jan

HIGNELL, WILBERT SCOTT  (R/93410)  RCAF; age: 25

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5738 OF-D of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down near Venlo by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

09-Jan

RICHARDSON, DOUGLAS DAVID  (1213853)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5738 OF-D of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down near Venlo by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

09-Jan

WRIGHT, DOUGLAS  (1576730)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5738 OF-D of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down near Venlo by a night fighter on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

09-Jan

ADAMS, PERCY WILLIAM  (1383398)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED384 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

09-Jan

BURGESS, ALFRED CHARLES  (1385792)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED384 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

09-Jan

COOPER, ERNEST  (1055977)  RAFVR; age: 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED384 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

09-Jan

HARRIES, REGINALD ERIC REES  (1303978)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED384 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

09-Jan

HOLLINGWORTH, CYRIL ERNEST  (574960)  RAF; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED384 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

09-Jan

MORRIS, REGINALD HENRY  (1216163)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED384 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

09-Jan

SCOBIE, WILLIAM  (1054722)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED384 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

09-Jan

NOSEDA, ARTHUR RAYMOND  (406029)  RAAF; age: 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ315 GB-L of No 105 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak over the target at Rouen.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

09-Jan

URQUHART, JOHN WATSON  (1348237)  RAFVR; age: 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ315 GB-L of No 105 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak over the target at Rouen.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

09-Jan

LOWRISON, GEORGE FREDERICK DENIS  (1005772)  RAFVR; age: 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator I, AM921 of No 120 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Reykjavik after an engine fell out having caught fire in flight.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

09-Jan

BENSON, JOHN GIBSON  (1115201)  RAFVR; age: 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator I, AM921 of No 120 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Reykjavik after an engine fell out having caught fire in flight.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

09-Jan

STANFIELD, WILLIAM  (990099)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator I, AM921 of No 120 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Reykjavik after an engine fell out having caught fire in flight.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

09-Jan

COLE, JOHN DENNIS  (1260274)  RAFVR; age: 38

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator I, AM921 of No 120 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Reykjavik after an engine fell out having caught fire in flight.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

09-Jan

ELLIS, PETER LAWRENCE BROOKS DFC (745583)  RAFVR; age: 23

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator I, AM921 of No 120 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Reykjavik after an engine fell out having caught fire in flight.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

09-Jan

KIDD, MAURICE IAN  (1166221)  RAFVR; age: 27

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator I, AM921 of No 120 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Reykjavik after an engine fell out having caught fire in flight.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

09-Jan

MILLS, HENRY THOMAS  (1224807)  RAFVR; age: ?

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator I, AM921 of No 120 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Reykjavik after an engine fell out having caught fire in flight.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

09-Jan

SALT, FRANCIS HENRY  (46479)  RAF; age: 36

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator I, AM921 of No 120 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Reykjavik after an engine fell out having caught fire in flight.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

09-Jan

WRIGHT, WILLIAM JOHN  (102330)  RAFVR; age: ?

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator I, AM921 of No 120 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Reykjavik after an engine fell out having caught fire in flight.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

09-Jan

CRAWFORD, IAN KIERAN  (1082106)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7751 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the Danish coast during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

09-Jan

GOODWILL, HERBERT IVOR  (1535711)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7751 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the Danish coast during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

09-Jan

LAVIGNE, JOSEPH EDWARD ROBERT  (R/87497)  RCAF; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7751 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the Danish coast during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

09-Jan

MANN, DOUGLAS  (R/79067)  RCAF; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7751 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the Danish coast during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

09-Jan

NEWMAN, PETER FRANK EDWARD  (1382409)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7751 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the Danish coast during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

09-Jan

OWEN, ROGER  (1174901)  RAFVR; age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7751 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the Danish coast during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

09-Jan

GEORGE, LESLIE BERNARD  (413405)  RNZAF; age: 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK724 of No 200 Sqn, which crashed whilst carrying out practice approaches at Yundum The aircraft was officially on charge to Ferry Command.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery

09-Jan

FARIS, GEORGE ARTHUR  (413400)  RNZAF; age: 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK724 of No 200 Sqn, which crashed whilst carrying out practice approaches at Yundum The aircraft was officially on charge to Ferry Command.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery

09-Jan

BULLOCK, DONALD  (1116352)  RAFVR; age: 27

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4719 of No 272 Sqn, which crashed into Lake Edku after taking off in course pitch.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

09-Jan

HODGSON, LESLIE  (1000049)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, V8337 of No 272 Sqn, which disappeared on a night flight between Haifa and Cyprus.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Jan

WATSON, ALFRED  (1079627)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, V8337 of No 272 Sqn, which disappeared on a night flight between Haifa and Cyprus.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Jan

PHILLIPS, RONALD ROY  (1382739)  RAFVR; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB300 of No 295 Sqn, which flew into high ground after recovering from a spin at low level whilst attempting to land at Upavon.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex

09-Jan

O'DONNELL, JAMES  (1371993)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB300 of No 295 Sqn, which flew into high ground after recovering from a spin at low level whilst attempting to land at Upavon.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery

09-Jan

CURTIS, JOHN GUY  (116741)  RAFVR; age: 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB300 of No 295 Sqn, which flew into high ground after recovering from a spin at low level whilst attempting to land at Upavon.  He is buried in Hatfield Road Cemetery, St Albans

09-Jan

PASIERSKI, Jozef (P.794026)  PAF; age: 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1535 GR-G of No 301 Sqn, which crashed in Northumberland after being damaged by flak on a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

09-Jan

SOKOLINSKI, Tadeusz Wlodmierz Bronislaw (P.0204)  PAF; age: 40

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1535 GR-G of No 301 Sqn, which crashed in Northumberland after being damaged by flak on a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

09-Jan

TABACZYNSKI, Ernest Ryszard (P.793717)  PAF; age: 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1535 GR-G of No 301 Sqn, which crashed in Northumberland after being damaged by flak on a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

09-Jan

TYRALA, Tadeus Jan (P.1128)  PAF; age: 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1535 GR-G of No 301 Sqn, which crashed in Northumberland after being damaged by flak on a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

09-Jan

MOREAC, J ()  ; age:

S/Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS406 'D' of No 340 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during Circus 248.  

09-Jan

WATSON, DONALD ALEXANDER  (R/74057)  RCAF; age: ?

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7857 VR-O of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is buried in Kviberg Cemetery

09-Jan

DUNN, HARVEY ADAM  (R/99798)  RCAF; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7857 VR-O of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

09-Jan

HUGLI, VINCENT ARMAND  (R/90778)  RCAF; age: 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7857 VR-O of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

09-Jan

BARKER, FRANK HARVEY  (R/103678)  RCAF; age: 22

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7857 VR-O of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

CAMERON, WILLIAM DOUGLAS  (R/140390)  RCAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7857 VR-O of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

MURPHY, WILLIAM GORMAN  (R/92790)  RCAF; age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7857 VR-O of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

SACKVILLE-GOLDEN, RONALD EDMUND  (967831)  RAFVR; age: 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7857 VR-O of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

ALEXANDER, JEAN  (439970)  WAAF; age: ?

ACW1

She was serving with No 945 Sqn, when her body was found the following day in the Forth and Clyde Canal, 100 yards west of Baird's Brae, Glasgow, probably as the result of drowning.  She is buried in Glasgow (Lambhill) Cemetery.

09-Jan

HALL, GEORGE WILLIAM  (534584)  RAF; age: 24

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 974 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery

09-Jan

HALL, EDWARD ERNEST HICKS  (129177)  RAFVR; age: 25

Plt Off

He was serving with No 1 ARC (ME) at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

09-Jan

RABY, GLENN JAMES  (R/103541)  RCAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AP500 of No 11 (P) AFU, which spun into the ground near Condover.  He is buried in Shawbury (St Mary) Churchyard

09-Jan

BUTLER, JOHN PERCEVAL  (130518)  RAFVR; age: 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5629 of No 14 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near Oakham shortly after taking off from Cottesmore on a training flight.  He is buried in Greenstead Green (St James) Churchyard

09-Jan

MAHONY, JOHN FREDERICK HAMILTON  (1381950)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5629 of No 14 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near Oakham shortly after taking off from Cottesmore on a training flight.  He is buried in Harrow Cemetery

09-Jan

HAVELOCK, ROBERT CHAPMAN  (1218136)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5629 of No 14 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near Oakham shortly after taking off from Cottesmore on a training flight.  He is buried in Hetton Cemetery

09-Jan

BARR, PATRICK ALLAN  (117442)  RAFVR; age: 22

Fg Off

He was serving at Filton at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Lisbon (St George) British Churchyard

09-Jan

JEMMETT, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (1435373)  RAFVR; age: 35

Cpl

He was possibly serving at RAF Kenley and dived to death from an upper window of a hospital, possibly under the delusion that he was 'baling out', whilst under the influence of a prescribed drug.  He is buried in Whyteleafe (St Luke) Churchyard.

09-Jan

PARKER, HAROLD THEOPHILUS  (647970)  RAF; age: 29

Sgt

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

09-Jan

BARKER, ISOBEL MARY  (889835)  WAAF; age: 23

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 Marylebone.  She is buried in Morden Cemetery

10-Jan

FETHERSTONHAUGH, CHARLES BRIAN  (R/106063)  RCAF; age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB252 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery

10-Jan

FISH, EDDIE  (1383746)  RAFVR; age: 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB252 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery

10-Jan

KING, LAWRENCE CLIFFORD  (R/126316)  RCAF; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB252 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery

10-Jan

SMITH, ALAN  (979749)  RAFVR; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB252 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery

10-Jan

SMITH, JOHN WILMER  (R/69401)  RCAF; age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB252 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery

10-Jan

WILSON, ARTHUR WILLIAM  (R/117584)  RCAF; age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB252 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery

10-Jan

BAILEY, CLARENCE CHARLES NELSON  (928619)  RAFVR; age: 28

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, X8934 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise over Egypt.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Jan

BOON, DENIS MURDOCK  (776086)  RAFVR; age: 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, X8934 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise over Egypt.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Jan

CLARKE, JACK MORTIMER  (1386277)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, X8934 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise over Egypt.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Jan

PAXTON, ROBERT  (1027508)  RAFVR; age: 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, X8934 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise over Egypt.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Jan

RAMSEY, WILLIAM  (1262090)  RAFVR; age: 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, X8934 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise over Egypt.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Jan

LE DIEU, HORACE VICTOR  (1187984)  RAFVR; age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore, AG742 'Y' of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a mission to the Messina Straits area.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

10-Jan

LONG, ALAN JAMES  (1311354)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore, AG742 'Y' of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a mission to the Messina Straits area.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

10-Jan

RICHARDSON, ALBERT ALEXANDER  (1066883)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore, AG742 'Y' of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a mission to the Messina Straits area.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

10-Jan

VAUGHAN, MALCOLM PITT  (1180415)  RAFVR; age: 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore, AG742 'Y' of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a mission to the Messina Straits area.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

10-Jan

Korczynski ()  ; age:

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, R1535 GR-G of No 301 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed in Northumberland after being damaged by flak on a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians on 9 Jan 1943.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

10-Jan

HADFIELD, HAROLD  (1010080)  RAFVR; age: 27

LAC

He was serving with No 454 Sqn, at Qaiyarh in Iraq and was killed in an explosion when petrol vapour from a leaking primus stove ignited in the Sergeants' Mess cookhouse.  He is buried in Mosul War Cemetery.

10-Jan

WILKEY, JAMES STEPHEN  (1011628)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

LAC

He was serving with No 454 Sqn, at Qaiyarh in Iraq and was killed in an explosion when petrol vapour from a leaking primus stove ignited in the Sergeants' Mess cookhouse.  He is buried in Mosul War Cemetery.

10-Jan

TERRY, JAMES RICHARD  (1387301)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6464 'G' of No 10 OTU, which swung on take off from St Eval for an anti-submarine patrol, colliding with a USAAF B24 and bursting into flames.  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery

10-Jan

DAVIES, ARTHUR ILLINGWORTH  (1337881)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6464 'G' of No 10 OTU, which swung on take off from St Eval for an anti-submarine patrol, colliding with a USAAF B24 and bursting into flames.  He is buried in Rhondda (Ferndale) Cemetery

10-Jan

HOY, CYRIL  (1316783)  RAFVR; age: 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9953 of No 11 OTU, which crashed near Burbage after being abandoned due to icing during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Hull Eastern Cemetery

10-Jan

FROST, REGINALD JEFFREY  (49214)  RAFVR; age: 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2713 of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Ladybank in Fife following an engine failure during a night navigation exercise, Sgt Frost was unable to abandon the aircraft.  He is buried in Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery

10-Jan

THOMAS, JOHN MORGAN  (909811)  RAFVR; age: 24

LAC

He was serving with No 40 ASP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

10-Jan

DODDS, EDWARD  (988176)  RAFVR; age: 26

Cpl

He was possibly serving at RAF Breighton or Holm-on-Spalding Moor at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Howden.  He is buried in Bedlington (Netherton Lane) Cemetery

10-Jan

SHARROCKS, JAMES EDWARD  (1865333)  RAFVR; age: 43

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 Spilsby.  He is buried in Rhodes (All Saints) Churchyard Extension

10-Jan

JAMIESON, GEOFFREY CRAWFORD  (1511798)  RAFVR; age: 37

Cpl

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 Bucklow.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

10-Jan

BOAK, RENNIE CHARLES EDWARD  (847092)  AuxAF; age: ?

AC1

He was serving in the UK and died at Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, Ruislip, cause unknown at present.  He was buried in/or cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

10-Jan

WINTERBOTTOM, JAMES  (1051297)  RAFVR; age: 27

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained but probably occurred at home as his death is registered in Preston.  He is buried in Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery

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