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Casualties - 14 - 16 January 1943


14-Jan

CHITTY, RICHARD LAWRENCE  (1181053)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4843 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

COATES, SIDNEY  (1125972)  RAFVR; age: 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4843 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

COWLISHAW, HAROLD  (1378312)  RAFVR; age: 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4843 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

KENNY, ARTHUR JOSEPH  (R/117107)  RCAF; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4843 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

LYONS, GEOFFREY  (1265233)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4843 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

REES, ALUN  (1316996)  RAFVR; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4843 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

SIMMONS, BERNARD  (1006398)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4843 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

LAING, THOMAS LIDDELL  (1365406)  RAFVR; age: 29

LAC

He was serving with No 145 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

14-Jan

POTTER, GEORGE BELLENGER  (785062)  RAFVR; age: 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mohawk IV, AX893 of No 155 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dohazari, having collided with BT471 or 472.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

14-Jan

BOULT, ADAM DESMOND STANLEY  (1078250)  RAFVR; age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying either Mohawk, BT471 or BT472 of No 155 Sqn, which collided with each other during a raid to Dohazari.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

14-Jan

KIRKMAN, BASIL CEDRIC HAROLD  (656749)  RAF; age: 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Kittyhawk III, FR305 of No 250 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s near Chiurgia.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Jan

JEDNAKI, Jozef (P.793701)  PAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, Z1387 BH-Q of No 300 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Cherbourg Old Communal Cemetery

14-Jan

ZUKOTYNSKI, Stefan (P.1982)  PAF; age: 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, Z1387 BH-Q of No 300 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Cherbourg Old Communal Cemetery

14-Jan

BURDA, Jerzy (P.793667)  PAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, Z1387 BH-Q of No 300 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in No Known Grave

14-Jan

GOSIEWSKI, Stanislaw (P.792204)  PAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, Z1387 BH-Q of No 300 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt

14-Jan

IMIOLEK, Henryk (P.781370)  PAF; age: 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  lV, Z1387 BH-Q of No 300 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt

14-Jan

MOLENDA, Jozef (P.792226)  PAF; age: 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1378  of No 305 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

14-Jan

MADDISON, AMOS RYDER  (1135821)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK165 OW-F of No 426 Sqn, which lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

McQUILLIN, GEORGE ANDREW  (J/10550)  RCAF; age: 34

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK165 OW-F of No 426 Sqn, which lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

MILNE, GEORGE  (J/9355)  RCAF; age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK165 OW-F of No 426 Sqn, which lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

POLLOCK, JAMES ANDREW  (R/108564)  RCAF; age: 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK165 OW-F of No 426 Sqn, which lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

RICHARDS, ROBERT CRANSTON  (J/11860)  RCAF; age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK165 OW-F of No 426 Sqn, which lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

SULLIVAN, WILLIAM JOSEPH  (R/106277)  RCAF; age: ?

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK165 OW-F of No 426 Sqn, which lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

CAMERON, GILBERT HARRY  (401416)  RAAF; age: 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR279 'P' of No 450 Sqn, which were probably shot down by fighters near Bir Dufan.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Jan

HARRISON, MAXWELL CHARLES  (408093)  RAAF; age: 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR415 'K' of No 450 Sqn, which were probably shot down by fighters near Bir Dufan.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Jan

STEWART, HERBERT WILLIAM  (R/105711)  RCAF; age: 19

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE152 HD-L of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Ameland during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Vlieland General Cemetery

14-Jan

AUSTIN, JOHN ALBERT  (414575)  RNZAF; age: 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE152 HD-L of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Ameland during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

BABINGTON, RAYMOND VIVIAN  (658123)  RAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE152 HD-L of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Ameland during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

CHESTER, ARTHUR JOHN  (1254680)  RAFVR; age: 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE152 HD-L of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Ameland during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

HARRIS, MARTIN  (1193140)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE152 HD-L of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Ameland during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

TABNER, LAWRENCE HARRY  (1293166)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE152 HD-L of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Ameland during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Jan

HARRISON, FREDERICK CHARLES BENJAMIN  (41018)  RAF; age: 23

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7844 of No 1 OAPU, which spun into the ground at Oaksey Wood in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Cirencester Cemetery

14-Jan

HAMILTON, HENRY FORBES  (105996)  RAFVR; age: 25

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7844 of No 1 OAPU, which spun into the ground at Oaksey Wood in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St Andrew's and Jesmond) Cemetery

14-Jan

FISHER, ERNEST EDWARD  (J/22786)  RCAF; age: 18

Plt Off

He died from injuries in the RAF Hospital, Cosford sustained three days previously whilst flying Wellington III, HZ104 of No 22 OTU, which crashed near Bobbington airfield after straying from track on his final OTU flight.  He is buried in Donnington (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

14-Jan

LINSTEAD, IRVIN  (1050758)  RAFVR; age: 22

LAC

He was serving with No 23 SFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

14-Jan

BEEVERS, RICHARD GEORGE  (127994)  RAFVR; age: 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AP199 of No 41 OTU, which collided with AG515 during a low level training flight.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery.

14-Jan

HEATHCOTE, RAPHAEL REX  (406850)  RAAF; age: 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG515 of No 41 OTU, which collided with AP199 during a low level training flight.  He is buried in Hawarden Cemetery.

14-Jan

HEYWOOD, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1051229)  RAFVR; age: 27

Cpl

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7844 of No 5 MU, which spun into the ground at Oaksey Wood in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Cleethorpes Cemetery

14-Jan

MUNSON, HERBERT LEONARD  (1268225)  RAFVR; age: 35

Cpl

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7844 of No 5 MU, which spun into the ground at Oaksey Wood in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Enfield (Lavender Hill) Cemetery

14-Jan

ASHWORTH, WALTER ALEX  (1023874)  RAFVR; age: 22

Cpl

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7844 of No 5 MU, which spun into the ground at Oaksey Wood in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

14-Jan

SMITH, LAURENCE LEONARD  (1238554)  RAFVR; age: 20

AC2

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7844 of No 5 MU, which spun into the ground at Oaksey Wood in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Soham Cemetery

14-Jan

HADRILL, VIVIAN GEOFFREY BARNES  (1411069)  RAFVR; age: ?

AC2

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7844 of No 5 MU, which spun into the ground at Oaksey Wood in Wiltshire.  He is buried in St Budeaux Churchyard Extension, Plymouth

14-Jan

MAYNARD, RICHARD DAVIES  (R/105276)  RCAF; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3411 of No 59 OTU, which dived into the ground near Acklington.  He is buried in Kirknewton (St Gregory) Churchyard

14-Jan

BROCKLEHURST, ERIC THOMAS  (1076299)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG110 of No 9 (O) AFU, which crashed into high ground whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Altrincham Bowdon and Hale (Altrincham) Cemetery

14-Jan

BARNETT, WILLIAM HENRY  (421927)  RNZAF; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG110 of No 9 (O) AFU, which crashed into high ground whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Llanbeblig Public Cemetery, Caernarfon

14-Jan

NEWMAN, HERBERT CROSSLEY (62087)  RAFVR; age: ?

Flt Lt

He was serving with AHQ Malta and died in No 90 General Military Hospital at Imtarfa from diphtheria for which he was admitted on 21 Nov 1942.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

14-Jan

BROTHERICK, DAVID DUNN  (913382)  RAFVR; age: 24

AC2

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death and died on active service, possibly in the RAF Hospital at Uxbridge as his death is registered in Uxbridge.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery

14-Jan

FISHER, WILLIAM  (1487945)  RAFVR; age: 37

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died of a subdural hematoma in Royal Naval Hospital Haslam.  He is buried in Pontefract Cemetery.

14-Jan

CRANE, JAMES  (2203694)  RAFVR; age: 42

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died on active service, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Newton.  He is buried in Alverthorpe (St Paul) Churchyard

14-Jan

THOMAS, THOMAS JAMES GLYNDWR  (615005)  RAF; age: 24

Flt 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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Kingsbridge Cemetery, Glamorganshire

15-Jan

BOYLE, MICHAEL JOHN  (1482429)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB252 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which died from injuries whilst in captivity which he sustained when the aircraft crashed in Holland during a 'Gardening' sortie on 10 Jan 1943.  He is buried in Leeuwarden Northern General Cemetery

15-Jan

DALY, PATRICK GERARD  (110794)  RAFVR; age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DD999 of No 47 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Al Abyār in Libya during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

15-Jan

PILE, FREDERICK JAMES  (102299)  RAFVR; age: ?

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DD999 of No 47 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Al Abyār in Libya during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

15-Jan

ANGUS, STEPHEN SELLARS  (1025313)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DD999 of No 47 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Al Abyār in Libya during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

15-Jan

HALLSWORTH, JOHN  (1116215)  RAFVR; age: 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DD999 of No 47 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Al Abyār in Libya during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

15-Jan

GARROD, GEORGE DANIEL  (111254)  RAFVR; age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X7840 of No 89, which was lost off Syracuse.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

15-Jan

STANGER, JOHN FREDERICK  (1586097)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X8134 of No 125, which ditched ner The Smalls in Pembrokeshire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Barkingside Cemetery, Ilford

15-Jan

FINN, JAMES JOSEPH  (798668)  RAFVR; age: 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X8134 of No 125, which ditched near The Smalls in Pembrokeshire following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

LLEWELLYN, SIDNEY  (540353)  RAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7751 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft was shot down by flak over the Danish coast during a 'Gardening' sortie on 9 Jan 1943.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

15-Jan

HILLEN, EDWARD DOUGLAS  (625167)  RAF; age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL620 'S' of No 160 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Tripoli.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

15-Jan

WUNSCH, GRAHAM HENRY  (403038)  RNZAF; age: 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL620 'S' of No 160 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Tripoli.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

15-Jan

SAMUEL, BRYAN  (110862)  RAFVR; age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL620 'S' of No 160 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Tripoli.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

15-Jan

ELLIS, NEWELL  (1381160)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL620 'S' of No 160 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Tripoli.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

15-Jan

PRICE, PETER  (81057)  RAFVR; age: 29

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL620 'S' of No 160 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Tripoli.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

15-Jan

SINCLAIR, ANDREW NOEL  (1186532)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL620 'S' of No 160 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Tripoli.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

15-Jan

FOSTER, JOHN PATRICK  (1350417)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL620 'S' of No 160 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Tripoli.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

15-Jan

ANDERSON, STEWART McKENZIE  (572444)  RAF; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG285 MA-X of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Rennes during an SOE sortie.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

15-Jan

GRAY, RONALD  (137441)  RAFVR; age: 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG285 MA-X of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Rennes during an SOE sortie.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

15-Jan

MANNING, LESLIE PERCY  (1320934)  RAFVR; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG285 MA-X of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Rennes during an SOE sortie.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

15-Jan

MARTINS, HEDLEY GEOFFREY  (1382848)  RAFVR; age: ?

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG285 MA-X of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Rennes during an SOE sortie.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

15-Jan

READHEAD, HARRY SANFORD  (131647)  RAFVR; age: 31

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG285 MA-X of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Rennes during an SOE sortie.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

15-Jan

ROY, WILLIAM WALLACE  (J/16141)  RCAF; age: 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG285 MA-X of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Rennes during an SOE sortie.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

15-Jan

WILSON, WILLIAM  (990531)  RAFVR; age: 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG285 MA-X of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Rennes during an SOE sortie.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

15-Jan

CARLYON, PAUL WINSTANLEY MANNERS  (42672)  RAF; age: 31

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7637 BU-W of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

CARR, LAWRENCE  (1121598)  RAFVR; age: 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7637 BU-W of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

KEMP, JOHN LAURENCE  (1235720)  RAFVR; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7637 BU-W of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

O'DONNELL, DAVID KEITH  (402063)  RNZAF; age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7637 BU-W of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

PECK, JOHN NELSON  (J/16748)  RCAF; age: 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7637 BU-W of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

PINDER, PETER FRANCIS  (J/16143)  RCAF; age: 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7637 BU-W of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

RANSOM, CHARLES EDGAR CLARKE  (994313)  RAFVR; age: 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7637 BU-W of No 214 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

HUNTER, JAMES  (1368378)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL236 of No 222 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Kilmaurs in Ayrshire.  He is buried in Stevenston (Hawkhill) Cemetery

15-Jan

KRATKORUKY, BEDRICH  (110669)  RAFVR; age: ?

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR546 of No 313 Sqn, which collided with EP449 of the same unit over the Channel during a Circus operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

BLAHA, JOSEF  (788010)  RAFVR; age: ?

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP449 of No 313 Sqn, which collided with AR546 of the same unit over the Channel during a Circus operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

FERGUSON, WILLIAM KENNEDY  (J/85171)  RCAF; age: 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN183 of No 401 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking a train near Bayeux.  He is buried in St Martin-des-Entrees (St Germain) Cemetery

15-Jan

CHARLESWORTH, EDGAR RICHARD  (128692)  RAFVR; age: 32

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK364 ZL-G of No 427 Sqn, which is believed to have come down in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

15-Jan

ECKTON, ALFRED RAYMOND  (127283)  RAFVR; age: 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK364 ZL-G of No 427 Sqn, which is believed to have come down in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

15-Jan

MUNRO, HENRY DUNCAN  (1381934)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK364 ZL-G of No 427 Sqn, which is believed to have come down in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

15-Jan

PATES, WALTER HENRY  (1152080)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK364 ZL-G of No 427 Sqn, which is believed to have come down in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

15-Jan

WILLIAMS, MARK ARTHUR LOTHERINGTON  (40584)  RAF; age: Unknown

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK364 ZL-G of No 427 Sqn, which is believed to have come down in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

15-Jan

COOPER, WILLIAM WARREN  (842772)  AuxAF; age: 35

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 949 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Macclesfield.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

15-Jan

BOODRIE, JAMES CLINTON  (128460)  RAFVR; age: 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ763 of No 16 OTU, which crashed near Barford St John following an engine failure during night circuit practice.  He is buried in Hatfield Road Cemetery, St Albans

15-Jan

KEENE, RONALD ERNEST  (1334731)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ763 of No 16 OTU, which crashed near Barford St John following an engine failure during night circuit practice.  He is buried in Middleton Stoney (All Saints) Churchyard

15-Jan

HAAG, RICHARD JOHN  (R/125867)  RCAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BG168 of No 18 (P) AFU, which collided with Oxford EP809 whilst carrying out circuit practice.  He is buried in Rugby (Whinfield) Cemetery

15-Jan

BADGER, WILLIAM  (416375)  RAAF; age: 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BG168 of No 18 (P) AFU, which collided with Oxford EP809 whilst carrying out circuit practice.  He is buried in Rugby (Whinfield) Cemetery

15-Jan

GAIN, ANDREW MACFARLANE HARRISON  (J/21254)  RCAF; age: 19

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK512 of No 23 OTU, which crashed at Garton-on-the-Hill in Leicestershire following an engine failure during a 'Bullseye' sortie.  He is buried in Pershore Cemetery

15-Jan

BARR, WILLIS ERIC  (R/148801)  RCAF; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3964 of No 23 OTU, which crashed into the ground at Pershore following an engine failure during night circuit practice.  He is buried in Pershore Cemetery

15-Jan

DUPLIN, WILFRED JOSEPH ALEXANDER  (R/122199)  RCAF; age: ?

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3964 of No 23 OTU, which crashed into the ground at Pershore following an engine failure during night circuit practice.  He is buried in Pershore Cemetery

15-Jan

ROBSON, JACK HENRY  (1314570)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3964 of No 23 OTU, which crashed into the ground at Pershore following an engine failure during night circuit practice.  He is buried in Pershore Cemetery

15-Jan

McLELLAN, CLARK SCOTT  (995338)  RAFVR; age: 22

LAC

He was serving with No 2825 RDF at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

15-Jan

GROVE, ALBERT STANLEY  (1379957)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF614 of No 29 OTU, which crashed near Dieppe during a 'Nickel' sortie.  He is buried in Baromesnil Communal Cemetery

15-Jan

BROTHWELL, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1239045)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF614 of No 29 OTU, which crashed near Dieppe during a 'Nickel' sortie.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

15-Jan

KELLY, ERNEST ALEXANDER  (655704)  RAF; age: 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF614 of No 29 OTU, which crashed near Dieppe during a 'Nickel' sortie.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

15-Jan

NELSON, DONALD CECIL  (1553494)  RAFVR; age: 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF614 of No 29 OTU, which crashed near Dieppe during a 'Nickel' sortie.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

15-Jan

COOKSON, STANLEY  (1542878)  RAFVR; age: 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF614 of No 29 OTU, which crashed near Dieppe during a 'Nickel' sortie.  He is buried in St Remy-Boscrocourt Churchyard

15-Jan

LIEBERMAN, ISRAEL (IVAN)  (1210902)  RAFVR; age: 32

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

15-Jan

MORDUE, WILLIAM JOSEPH  (953940)  RAFVR; age: 22

LAC

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

15-Jan

NEWSON, CLIFFORD RONALD  (1209926)  RAFVR; age: 28

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

15-Jan

WALKER, ALBERT  (1013711)  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

15-Jan

WASKETT, REGINALD ARTHUR  (1459238)  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

15-Jan

BUSHELL, SIDNEY SAMUEL  (1437036)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5752 of No 42 OTU, which dived into the ground after stalling in cloud near Ashbourne.  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery

15-Jan

ROBERTS, JAMES NORMAN  (124419)  RAFVR; age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5752 of No 42 OTU, which dived into the ground after stalling in cloud near Ashbourne.  He is buried in Colwell (St James the Great) Churchyard

15-Jan

AKED, HAROLD FREDERICK  (1378607)  RAFVR; age: 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5752 of No 42 OTU, which dived into the ground after stalling in cloud near Ashbourne.  He is buried in Croydon (Queen's Road) Cemetery

15-Jan

OAKES, ROBERT HENRY LYNESS  (88732)  RAFVR; age: 34

Fg Off

He was serving with No 922/3 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Prescot.  He is buried in Adel (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

15-Jan

LAWRENCE, LESLIE CHARLES  (1193299)  RAFVR; age: 36

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 Eastbourne.  He is buried in Barkingside Cemetery, Ilford

15-Jan

DAY, ARTHUR HARVEY DIAMOND  (1586379)  RAFVR; age: 19

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 Hereford.  He is buried in Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery

16-Jan

BROOKER, EDWARD GEORGE  (910432)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Fukuoko area of Japan of No 36 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

16-Jan

PARKER, EDWARD DONALD GC, DFC (76465)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED332 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

BIRD, ROBERT FRANCIS  (R/60554)  RCAF; age: 22

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED332 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

CADD, JOHN JESSE  (1187011)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED332 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

JUDD, CECIL NORMAN  (1385055)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED332 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

McPHEE, JOHN AIRD  (J/16505)  RCAF; age: 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED332 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

MILLER, TOM  (777923)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED332 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

REED, CLIFFORD HAROLD  (R/85313)  RCAF; age: ?

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED332 QR-D of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Jan

ROBERTSON, MALCOLM ERIC EDWARD  (413480)  RNZAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR403 of No 65 Sqn, which failed to return from a aerobatics practice and was found four days later at Westruther in Berwickshire.  He is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery

16-Jan

DAVIS, STEWART PALMER  (101478)  RAFVR; age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HV516 of No 73 Sqn, which failed to return from a ground strafing sortie to Bir Dufan.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Jan

GREATREX, FERDINAND DAVID WOODHAM  (116681)  RAFVR; age: 20

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X7840 of No 89, which was lost off Syracuse.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily.

16-Jan

HALLIDAY, FRANK  (701623)  RAFVR; age: ?

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X8136 of No 89 Sqn, which collided with a Ju 88 near Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Jan

PETERS, RONALD GILHAM  (1170003)  RAFVR; age: ?

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X8136 of No 89 Sqn, which collided with a Ju 88 near Tobruk.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Jan

MARRIOTT, KENNETH ARTHUR  (115836)  RAFVR; age: 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BP610 of No 208 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a hit whilst flying at low level over LG 28.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

16-Jan

BROEMELING, ALVIN JOHN  (R/1219014)  RCAF; age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED360 of No 467 Sqn, which he was found dead on return from a raid due to oxygen starvation.  He is buried in Long Bennington (St Swithun) Churchyard

16-Jan

PELLEW, ROBERT HUMPHREY BEEVOR  (111648)  RAFVR; age: 40

Plt Off

He was serving with No 1 ACC Det and died from wounds sustained on 1 Jan 1943 during an enemy attack on the AMES which he was supporting.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery.

16-Jan

MACKINTOSH, COLIN HAROLD WALTER  (130643)  RAF; age: 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V3894 of No 11 (P) AFU, which crashed on a night take-off from Wheaton Aston as a result of a failure of a connecting rod in the port engine.  He is buried in Shawbury (St Mary) Churchyard

16-Jan

ROBERTSON, THOMAS DURHAM  (119880)  RAFVR; age: 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7313 of No 5 AOS, which flew into high ground near Caulkerbush in Kirkcudbright in bas weather.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery

16-Jan

THOMPSON, WILLIAM  (1067997)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7313 of No 5 AOS, which flew into high ground near Caulkerbush in Kirkcudbright in bas weather.  He is buried in Kells and Connor New Presbyterian Cemetery

16-Jan

STANLEY-JONES, EVAN VIVIAN  (114620)  RAFVR; age: 35

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7313 of No 5 AOS, which flew into high ground near Caulkerbush in Kirkcudbright in bas weather.  He is buried in Llanbeblig Public Cemetery, Caernarfon

16-Jan

USHER, ALBERT EDWARD  (49889)  RAF; age: ?

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7313 of No 5 AOS, which flew into high ground near Caulkerbush in Kirkcudbright in bas weather.  He is buried in Troqueer New Burial Ground

16-Jan

LAWRENCE, PAMELA IANTHE  (384)  WAAF; age: 22

Flt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7313 of No 5 AOS, which flew into high ground near Caulkerbush in Kirkcudbright in bas weather.  She is buried in Bearsted (Holy Cross) Churchyard

16-Jan

BROOK, CLAUDE  (1118461)  RAFVR; age: 31

LAC

He was serving with No 5 S & TC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

16-Jan

FRANKLIN, ROGER NICHOLAS  (127956)  RAFVR; age: 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8396 of No 53 OTU, which collided with ? of the same unit during a formation flying practice and crashed near Cowbridge, Glamorgan.  He is buried in Llantwit Major Cemetery

16-Jan

REYNOLDS, HUGH GORDON  (J/9465)  RCAF; age: ?

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, AR254 of No 58 OTU, which collided with two other aircraft as they took off on a formation practice flight.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery

16-Jan

DUDA, GORDON MURRAY  (R/128862)  RCAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4614 of No 58 OTU, which collided with two other aircraft as they took off on a formation practice flight.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery

16-Jan

HOBBS, JAMES HENRY  (1388453)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, AG181 of No 59 OTU, which crashed near Milfield on approach following an engine failure.  He is buried in Kirknewton (St Gregory) Churchyard

16-Jan

CARPENTER, EDWARD GEORGE  (1465521)  RAFVR; age: 23

AC1

He was serving with No 9 (O) AFU and died of natural cause at Bangor.  He is buried in Barkingside Cemetery, Ilford

16-Jan

SMITH, RALPH  (1503904)  RAFVR; age: 20

AC2

He was serving with the ADU WD at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

16-Jan

CUBBON, EDMOND SPRAINGER  (553591)  RAF; age: 20

AC1

He was serving with the C & M Party, Cochin at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

16-Jan

JENKINSON, ALBERT MARKHAM  (1527993)  RAFVR; age: 35

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 Durham South Eastern.  He is buried in Norton (St Mary) Churchyard, Teesside, Durham

 

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