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Casualties - 11 - 13 January 1943


11-Jan

BAKER, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1380947)  RAFVR; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4369 PH-Z of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Duisburg on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Jan

HERBERT, CHARLES  (1397124)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4369 PH-Z of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Duisburg on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Jan

HOGG, PETER JOHN HOWLETT  (651799)  RAF; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4369 PH-Z of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Duisburg on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Jan

LEEK, WILLIAM DOUGLAS  (400592)  RAAF; age: 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4369 PH-Z of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Duisburg on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Jan

RASMUSSEN, EDWARD CHRISTIAN CARL  (121260)  RAFVR; age: 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4369 PH-Z of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Duisburg on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Jan

ROBINSON, JAMES JOHNSTONE  (128632)  RAFVR; age: 21

Plt Off

He was serving with No 74 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery

11-Jan

GIRDLER, JAMES GEORGE  (517637)  RAF; age: 27

Sgt

He was serving with No 94 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Port Said War Memorial Cemetery

11-Jan

CRUMMEY, JAMES GLADSTONE  (798633)  RAFVR; age: 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, X8258 of No 125 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Sketty, Glamorgan.  He is buried in Killay (St Hilary of Poictiers) Churchyard

11-Jan

HURST, NORMAN  (1116265)  RAFVR; age: 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, X8258 of No 125 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Sketty, Glamorgan.  He is buried in Peel (St Paul) Churchyard

11-Jan

REES, WILLIAM JOHN  (123457)  RAFVR; age: 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD792 of No 455 Sqn, which crashed in Scotland on its return from an anti-shipping patrol off the Norwegian coast.  He is buried in Abercarn Cemetery

11-Jan

HILL, PHILIP JAMES  (122499)  RAFVR; age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD792 of No 455 Sqn, which crashed in Scotland on its return from an anti-shipping patrol off the Norwegian coast.  He is buried in Fettercairn Cemetery

11-Jan

MARTIN, DOUGLAS THORNE  (407681)  RAAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN166 of No 455 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Leuchars on an anti-shipping strike.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery

11-Jan

FAWCETT, ERIC  (1558180)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2138 of No 604 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Mullion in Cornwall.  He is buried in Birtley New Cemetery

11-Jan

HADLOW, ALFRED THOMAS  (1382460)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2138 of No 604 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Mullion in Cornwall.  He is buried in Richmond Cemetery, Surrey

11-Jan

FRAZER, JOHN ALFRED  (411767)  RAAF; age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, BS500 of No 683 Sqn, which came down in the sea on its return from a recce flight.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Jan

KERR, JOHN  (1332511)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK405 of No 27 OTU, which spun into the ground as the result of the wrong propeller being feathered during a single engine flying exercise.  He is buried in Hatfield Road Cemetery, St Albans

11-Jan

ECCLES, JOHN STOPPARD  (414664)  RAAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK405 of No 27 OTU, which spun into the ground as the result of the wrong propeller being feathered during a single engine flying exercise.  He is buried in Salford (Agecroft) Cemetery

11-Jan

McDONALD, IAN ROSS  (408737)  RAAF; age: 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK405 of No 27 OTU, which spun into the ground as the result of the wrong propeller being feathered during a single engine flying exercise.  He is buried in Scropton (St Paul) Churchyard and Extension

11-Jan

TYE, RALPH HOLLAND  (404002)  RNZAF; age: 30

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK405 of No 27 OTU, which spun into the ground as the result of the wrong propeller being feathered during a single engine flying exercise.  He is buried in Scropton (St Paul) Churchyard and Extension

11-Jan

WEARNE, WILLIAM RAYMOND  (409191)  RAAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK405 of No 27 OTU, which spun into the ground as the result of the wrong propeller being feathered during a single engine flying exercise.  He is buried in Scropton (St Paul) Churchyard and Extension

11-Jan

LISTER, DAVID BLACKBURN  (1504644)  RAFVR; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA766 of No 81 OTU, which crashed during an evening cross country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Golcar Baptist Chapelyard

11-Jan

BINHAM, RONALD JAMES  (134044)  RAFVR; age: 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA766 of No 81 OTU, which crashed during an evening cross country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Wrexham Cemetery

11-Jan

ROBERTS, DAVID ROZELL  (R/80174)  RCAF; age: 22

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA766 of No 81 OTU, which crashed during an evening cross country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Wrexham Cemetery

11-Jan

SMEATON, ROBERT  (1310982)  RAFVR; age: 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA766 of No 81 OTU, which crashed during an evening cross country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Wrexham Cemetery

11-Jan

STEWART, WILLIAM HENRY  (R/113188)  RCAF; age: 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA766 of No 81 OTU, which crashed during an evening cross country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Wrexham Cemetery

11-Jan

BUCKLE, MICHAEL JOHN  (1218154)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA766 of No 81 OTU, which crashed during an evening cross country navigation exercise.  He is buried in York Cemetery, Yorkshire

11-Jan

AARON, CYRIL EDGAR  (1332230)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA766 of No 81 OTU, which crashed during an evening cross country navigation exercise.  He was buried in/or cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

11-Jan

STRACHAN, ALEXANDER TAYLOR  (1341911)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA766 of No 81 OTU, which crashed during an evening cross country navigation exercise.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Seafield) Crematorium

11-Jan

FRANCE, GEORGE WILLIAM  (647957)  RAF; age: 32

LAC

He was serving with the Marine Repair Base, Port Said and died from a fractured skull, sustained when he fell 27 feet from a balcony at the Eldorado Cinema, having exited the building by the wrong door whilst going to the toilet.  He is buried in Port Said War Memorial Cemetery.

11-Jan

ATKINSON, WILLIAM HENRY  (1042419)  RAFVR; age: ?

AC1

He was serving at RAF Thornaby at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained, his death being registered in Middlesborough - (age 33).  He is buried in Brompton Cemetery (Northallerton)

11-Jan

McLAREN, THOMAS TORMEY  (972745)  RAFVR; age: ?

LAC

He was serving in the UK died in Gleneagles Hospital, from heart failure following an appendicitis operation two hours previously.  He is buried in Glasgow (Lambhill) Cemetery.

11-Jan

KENYON, ROLAND  (973423)  RAFVR; age: 24

Sgt

He was serving in the UK died in Hairmyres Hospital from leukaemia, which he had been suffering from for 7 months.  He is buried in Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery.

11-Jan

WATSON, WILLIAM JOHN  (1017861)  RAFVR; age: 29

Cpl

He was serving in the UK died at Imperial Dock, Leith, from accidental drowning.  He is buried in Houndwood Churchyard.

11-Jan

HUNT, RUDOLPH JOHN  (532710)  RAF; age: ?

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and was found hanged (suicide) in a basement room at his quarters at South Kensington.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

12-Jan

DEACON, GEORGE EDWARD  (1293437)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX387 of No 38 Sqn, which flew into the ground about 35 miles from Benghazi on its return from a raid on Tobruk.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

12-Jan

WELCH, GEOFFREY  (1386903)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX387 of No 38 Sqn, which flew into the ground about 35 miles from Benghazi on its return from a raid on Tobruk.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

12-Jan

MURRAY, JOHN  (657536)  RAFVR; age: 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, LV346 of No 86 Sqn, which ditched on the approach to Thorney Island after power was lost on an overshoot.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

12-Jan

HARWOOD, RONALD  (80394)  RAFVR; age: 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, LV346 of No 86 Sqn, which ditched on the approach to Thorney Island after power was lost on an overshoot.  He is buried in Ruddington (St Peter) New Churchyard

12-Jan

COOMBER, OLIVER RYE  (1486219)  RAFVR; age: 30

AC1

He was serving with No 159 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery

12-Jan

GREEN, ARTHUR  (947547)  RAFVR; age: 26

LAC

He was serving with No 172 Sqn and died in RN Hospital Sherborne from a fractured skull sustained in a cycling accident.  He is buried in Southport (Birkdale) Cemetery.

12-Jan

CERVINKA, MIROSLAV  (787345)  RAFVR; age: ?

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 311 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

HOLNA, ALOIS VLADIMIR  (131545)  RAFVR; age: ?

Plt Off

He was serving with No 311 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

JANDA, ZDENEK  (787843)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was serving with No 311 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

JELINEK, JAROSLAV  (132964)  RAFVR; age: ?

Plt Off

He was serving with No 311 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

KRIZ, LADISLAV  (788126)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was serving with No 311 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

STIESS, JAN  (788149)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was serving with No 311 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jan

STOKES, HERBERT  (1029232)  RAFVR; age: 28

AC1

He was serving with No 600 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

12-Jan

NEWELL, GEOFFREY WILLIAM  (1198368)  RAFVR; age: ?

LAC

He was serving with No 111 OTU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Nassau War Cemetery

12-Jan

HAYES, EDWIN SAUTELLE  (405178)  RAAF; age: 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR316 of No 2 ADU, which failed to arrive at 53 RSU on a delivery flight.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

12-Jan

BENTLEY, MURRAY WALDRON  (413806)  RNZAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER544 of No 2 ADU, which was lost without a trace on a ferry flight from Mersa Matruh to Agedabia.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

12-Jan

IBRAHIM SULIMAN  (P/809)  IL; age: ?

Cpl

He was serving with the Iraq Levies at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Habbaniya Memorial

12-Jan

STEDMAN, SIDNEY FRANK  (1312368)  RAFVR; age: 28

LAC

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 North East Cheshire.  He is buried in Chesham Burial Ground

13-Jan

DALTON, KENNETH HALDANE  (J/16147)  RCAF; age: 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN185 of No 3 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to Deelen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

McKEOWN, FRANCIS JAMES  (R/79107)  RCAF; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4338 PM-L (borrowed from No 103 Sqn) of No 12 Sqn, which was brought down by flak near Krefeld on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

ATWOOD, BERTRAM EDWIN  (R/101920)  RCAF; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4338 PM-L (borrowed from No 103 Sqn) of No 12 Sqn, which was brought down by flak near Krefeld on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

DAVIES, THOMAS LYNN  (1064824)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4338 PM-L (borrowed from No 103 Sqn) of No 12 Sqn, which was brought down by flak near Krefeld on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

LYALL, RICHARD  (1285678)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4338 PM-L (borrowed from No 103 Sqn) of No 12 Sqn, which was brought down by flak near Krefeld on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

O'HAIR, ORVILLE STOTTS  (R/125941)  RCAF; age: 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4338 PM-L (borrowed from No 103 Sqn) of No 12 Sqn, which was brought down by flak near Krefeld on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

WHITEMAN, ROBERT ERNEST  (1335378)  RAFVR; age: 18

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4338 PM-L (borrowed from No 103 Sqn) of No 12 Sqn, which was brought down by flak near Krefeld on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

COLE, PERCIVAL CHARLES  (931479)  RAFVR; age: 22

LAC

He was serving with No 32 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

13-Jan

LEWZEY, THOMAS WILLIAM  (961805)  RAFVR; age: ?

Cpl

He was serving with No 43 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

13-Jan

SMITH, LESLIE ALFRED  (1312940)  RAFVR; age: 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED394 VN-R of No 50 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed on an overshoot at Crosby on Eden after an cross-country exercise on 9 Jan 1943.  He is buried in Great Crosby (SS Peter and Paul) Roman Catholic Churchyard

13-Jan

ROUSE, ALDWYN GEOFFREY HOWARD  (63081)  RAFVR; age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R8865 'Y' of No 56 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Rhubarb in the Hague area.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery

13-Jan

BURTON, HERBERT FRANK  (913376)  RAFVR; age: 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4192 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Essen at Mettmann near Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

GILLETT, DAVID STAPYLTON  (117679)  RAFVR; age: 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4192 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Essen at Mettmann near Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

HADEN, ALBERT FREDERICK  (1185774)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4192 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Essen at Mettmann near Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

HATT, RONALD HENRY WILLIAM  (132167)  RAFVR; age: 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4192 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Essen at Mettmann near Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

MORGAN, JOHN CHARLES  (969408)  RAFVR; age: 36

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4192 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Essen at Mettmann near Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

NORTHEND, JOHN EDWARD  (119289)  RAFVR; age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4192 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Essen at Mettmann near Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

ROBERTS, EDWARD  (1064318)  RAFVR; age: 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4192 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which crashed on a raid to Essen at Mettmann near Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

DUNBAR, ALEXANDER  (1002583)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5680 ZN-T of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Apeldoorn on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Apeldoorn (Ugchelen-Heidehof) General Cemetery

13-Jan

EDWARDS, FRANK JOHN  (1331491)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5680 ZN-T of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Apeldoorn on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Apeldoorn (Ugchelen-Heidehof) General Cemetery

13-Jan

HEALEY, EVERARD FRANK GRAY  (116140)  RAFVR; age: 24

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5680 ZN-T of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Apeldoorn on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Apeldoorn (Ugchelen-Heidehof) General Cemetery

13-Jan

JURGENSEN, CASPAR HAROLD  (1476365)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5680 ZN-T of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Apeldoorn on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Apeldoorn (Ugchelen-Heidehof) General Cemetery

13-Jan

LUMLEY, MICHAEL HOPE  (128373)  RAFVR; age: 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5680 ZN-T of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Apeldoorn on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Apeldoorn (Ugchelen-Heidehof) General Cemetery

13-Jan

PENNINGTON, JOHN RAY  (118726)  RAFVR; age: 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5680 ZN-T of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Apeldoorn on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Apeldoorn (Ugchelen-Heidehof) General Cemetery

13-Jan

CROZIER, DAVID M.  (J/16383)  RCAF; age: 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5680 ZN-T of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Apeldoorn on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

13-Jan

ALEO, JOSEPH  (R/66126)  RCAF; age: 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4261 ZN-C of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

CRONK, LESLIE WILLIAM  (1377657)  RAFVR; age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4261 ZN-C of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

DEWAR, DUNCAN HUGH ALEXANDER  (J/16386)  RCAF; age: 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4261 ZN-C of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

O'CONNOR, GEORGE ERNEST PATRICK  (925406)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4261 ZN-C of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

PHAIR, MAURICE ANDREW  (R/101179)  RCAF; age: 24

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4261 ZN-C of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

QUINN, JAMES EDWARD  (R/90077)  RCAF; age: ?

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4261 ZN-C of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

ZAVITZ, RUSSELL  (R/90314)  RCAF; age: 39

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4261 ZN-C of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

13-Jan

HOOD, JAMES BREEDS  (1142161)  RAFVR; age: 27

Sgt

He was serving with No 106 Sqn, and was possibly killed or died from wounds sustained on operations, his aircraft landing at Tibenham as his death is registered in Depwade.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery

13-Jan

CURPHEY, LEWIN HENRY  (J/7769)  RCAF; age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR195 'F' of No 112 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie in the Geddabia area.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13-Jan

HIGGINS, WILLIAM  (1183689)  RAFVR; age: ?

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mohawk, ? of No 136 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Jan

COUGHLAN, LEONARD ARTHUR  (124390)  RAFVR; age: ?

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AL959 of No 170 Sqn, which flew into the River Severn near Sharpness in Gloucestershire.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery

13-Jan

KIRKLAND, SAMUEL BOLTON  (1514925)  RAFVR; age: 38

LAC

He was serving with No 210 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Pembroke.  He is buried in Shirley (St John) Churchyard

13-Jan

KENNERLEY, CHARLES GEOFFREY  (123526)  RAFVR; age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN532 of No 245 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Devizes due to structural failure.  He is buried in Altrincham Bowdon and Hale (Altrincham) Cemetery

13-Jan

KRAWCZYK, Kazimierz Franciszck (P.1722)  PAF; age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1272 SM-N of No 305 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a tree near Grantham during a 'Gardening' sortie to the Brest area.  He is buried in Heanor Cemetery.

13-Jan

DOROSZ, Stanislaw (P.781693)  PAF; age: 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1272 SM-N of No 305 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a tree near Grantham during a 'Gardening' sortie to the Brest area.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

13-Jan

DUTKIEWICZ, Karol Zygmunt (P.794313)  PAF; age: 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1272 SM-N of No 305 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a tree near Grantham during a 'Gardening' sortie to the Brest area.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

13-Jan

LASKOWSKI, Jan (P.794039)  PAF; age: 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1272 SM-N of No 305 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a tree near Grantham during a 'Gardening' sortie to the Brest area.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

13-Jan

PLUSA, Andrzej Jozef (P.1969)  PAF; age: 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1272 SM-N of No 305 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a tree near Grantham during a 'Gardening' sortie to the Brest area.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

13-Jan

PAYNE, WILLIAM JOHN  (754956)  RAFVR; age: ?

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire PR IV, R7044 of No 541 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie top Stadlandet.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

McGREGOR, GREGOR STUART  (1388869)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7226 of No 1 (C) OTU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing at night at Beckfoot, near Ravenglass, Eskdale, Cumberland.  He is buried in Blairgowrie Cemetery

13-Jan

SNOXELL, GERALD JAMES THOMAS  (126050)  RAFVR; age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9322 of No 1 (C) OTU, which crashed on take off from Silloth.  He is buried in Luton General Cemetery.

13-Jan

HAYWARD, WALTER JOHN  (1211260)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7226 of No 1 (C) OTU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing at night at Beckfoot, near Ravenglass, Eskdale, Cumberland.  He is buried in Worcester (Astwood) Cemetery

13-Jan

SANDERSON, DOUGLAS WHITHAM  (942817)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9322 of No 1 (C) OTU, which crashed on take off from Silloth.  He is buried in Sheffield (Abbey Lane) Cemetery.

13-Jan

ZURBRIGG, FRANKLIN CHARLES  (R/116656)  RCAF; age: 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9322 of No 1 (C) OTU, which crashed on take off from Silloth.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low.

13-Jan

RING, CYRIL  (1384726)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, N7226 of No 1 (C) OTU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing at night at Beckfoot, near Ravenglass, Eskdale, Cumberland.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low

13-Jan

BELANGER, JOSEPH LEO GERARD  (R/73758)  RCAF; age: 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9322 of No 1 (C) OTU, which crashed on take off from Silloth.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low.

13-Jan

SOBER, BENNY  (657878)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3328 JP-P of No 12 OTU, which crashed near Woodford in Northamptonshire following a double engine failure during a bombing practice sortie.  He is buried in Edmonton Federation Jewish Cemetery

13-Jan

JEPP, DUDLEY WILLIAM CHARLES  (127311)  RAFVR; age: 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3328 JP-P of No 12 OTU, which crashed near Woodford in Northamptonshire following a double engine failure during a bombing practice sortie.  He is buried in Farnham Civil Cemetery

13-Jan

NOTT, WILLIAM HUGH JOHN  (1313076)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3328 JP-P of No 12 OTU, which crashed near Woodford in Northamptonshire following a double engine failure during a bombing practice sortie.  He is buried in Mountain Ash (Maesyrarian) Cemetery

13-Jan

FOREMAN, DOUGLAS MONTAGUE  (61478)  RAFVR; age: 28

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3328 JP-P of No 12 OTU, which crashed near Woodford in Northamptonshire following a double engine failure during a bombing practice sortie.  He is buried in Roxwell (St Michael) Churchyard

13-Jan

CAMPAIN, GORDON  (1235252)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3328 JP-P of No 12 OTU, which crashed near Woodford in Northamptonshire following a double engine failure during a bombing practice sortie.  He is buried in Westwood (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

13-Jan

NORWOOD, JOHN FRANCIS  (1238277)  RAFVR; age: 20

AC2

He was serving with No 1438 Flt at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tehran War Cemetery

13-Jan

MACINTYRE, CAMERON  (1382870)  RAFVR; age: 24

Sgt

He was serving with No 21 (SAAF) Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Jan

METCALFE, COLIN  (1498813)  RAFVR; age: ?

AC2

He was serving with No 72 OTU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Nanyuki War Cemetery

13-Jan

MACLEAN, JAMES BORROWMAN LACHLAN  (743034)  RAFVR; age: 27

WO

He was serving with AHQ West Africa at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Nairobi War Cemetery

13-Jan

LAMBERT, WILLIAM ARTHUR THOMAS  (1661091)  RAFVR; age: 21

AC2

He was possibly serving at RAF Burtonwood at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Newton.  He is buried in Westwood (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

13-Jan

MOLE, ANTHONY GUY  (128896)  RAFVR; age: 26

Plt Off

He was serving at Cochrane Field at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe

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