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Casualties - 17 - 19 January 1943


 

17-Jan

FERGUSON, BRUCE MCKENZIE  (406103)  RAAF; age: 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, Z9664 of No 11 Sqn, which blew up on landing when a hung up bomb dropped from its rack.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

17-Jan

LOCK, DEREK JOHN  (406132)  RAAF; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, Z9664 of No 11 Sqn, which blew up on landing when a hung up bomb dropped from its rack.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

17-Jan

STEVENSON, JOHN HUNTER  (402042)  RAAF; age: 27

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, Z9664 of No 11 Sqn, which blew up on landing when a hung up bomb dropped from its rack.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

17-Jan

BRAYBROOK, FREDERICK ARTHUR DFM (137669)  RAF; age: 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7886 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

17-Jan

ADCOCK, LAWRENCE ROCKLIFFE  (131831)  RAFVR; age: ?

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7886 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

17-Jan

McCOLL, FREDERICK DONALD  (1118712)  RAFVR; age: 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7886 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

17-Jan

McMULLAN, WILLIAM AUSTIN  (139489)  RAFVR; age: 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7886 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Danish coast on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

17-Jan

COWAN, HAMILTON  (545154)  RAF; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED444 EA-C of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the Flensburg area during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

JEFFREYS, GORDON SIDNEY  (101546)  RAFVR; age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED444 EA-C of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the Flensburg area during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

WATTS, CHRISTOPHER ANTHONY  (49120)  RAF; age: 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED444 EA-C of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the Flensburg area during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

BOND, LESLIE JAMES  (1198997)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED471 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

EASTWOOD, JACK  (1114338)  RAFVR; age: 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED471 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

FRASER, IAIN  (R/4236A)  RCAF; age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED471 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

HARVIE, ROBERT  (J/8127)  RCAF; age: 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED471 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

HEINRICH, ESMOND PETER  (403586)  RAAF; age: 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED471 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

MOORE, JOHN ALWIN  (R/74326)  RCAF; age: 24

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED471 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

THOMAS, ARTHUR GWILYN  (648382)  RAF; age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED471 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

SULLIVAN, FREDERICK ALEXANDER  (R/110354)  RCAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon I, R7854 of No 56 Sqn, which crashed as a result of a structural failure whilst undertaking aerobatics.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery

17-Jan

ANDREWS, FRANCIS BERNARD  (1376955)  RAFVR; age: 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4767 QR-J of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed in Kiel during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

HAIR, GAVIN MCMURRAY  (1198942)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4767 QR-J of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed in Kiel during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

NOBLE, LISTER  (1111561)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4767 QR-J of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed in Kiel during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

SLADE, KENNETH EDWARD  (1260188)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4767 QR-J of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed in Kiel during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

WAUDBY, RONALD  (1282147)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4767 QR-J of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed in Kiel during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

WOOLFORD, JAMES  (J/16388)  RCAF; age: 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4767 QR-J of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed in Kiel during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

WORROW, JOHN HENRY  (1377805)  RAFVR; age: 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4767 QR-J of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed in Kiel during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

DEWAR, DOUGLAS ROBERTSON  (R/115406)  RCAF; age: 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT569 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Hamburg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

17-Jan

GOLD, DAVID ALAN  (141470)  RAFVR; age: 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT569 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Hamburg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

17-Jan

GRUCHY, CHARLES ALBERT  (R/107592)  RCAF; age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT569 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Hamburg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

17-Jan

PIGGS, ALBERT HARRY  (132042)  RAFVR; age: 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT569 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Hamburg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

17-Jan

STEVENSON, ALFRED WILLIAM  (J/16687)  RCAF; age: 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT569 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Hamburg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

17-Jan

TIDMARSH, ARTHUR DONALD  (1579975)  RAFVR; age: 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT569 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Hamburg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

17-Jan

WARD, JOHN  (743589)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT569 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Hamburg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

17-Jan

MARTIN, JOSEPH  (1100006)  RAFVR; age: 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5630 OL-T of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

ATKIN, JAMES SIDNEY  (1215470)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5630 OL-T of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

MURRAY, ANGUS MACKAY  (121571)  RAFVR; age: 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5630 OL-T of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

NEWMAN, GEORGE ALBERT  (1067709)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5630 OL-T of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

READ, RONALD WILLIAM  (542180)  RAF; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5630 OL-T of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

17-Jan

BAKEWELL, JAMES HENRY  (1195460)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4321 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

BALL, DERRICK JOHN  (575670)  RAF; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4321 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

CAMPBELL, ERIC ARCHIBALD OWEN  (1287460)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4321 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

DUFFILL, JAMES GILBERT  (414604)  RNZAF; age: ?

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4321 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

LEWIS, WILLIAM  (1551000)  RAFVR; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4321 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

SHIRLEY, THOMAS ROBERT DOAKE  (1058899)  RAFVR; age: 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4321 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

THOMAS, DONALD GEORGE  (544114)  RAF; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4321 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

FALLS, TOM MONTAGUE  (J/10147)  RCAF; age: 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, ER884 of No 111 Sqn, which was lost during an interception off Bone.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

17-Jan

GLOVER, MICHAEL JOHN  (125431)  RAFVR; age: ?

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM240 'U' of No 165 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by flak during a Rhubarb to the Octeville area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

CHAPLIN, ARTHUR RUSSEL  (80421)  RAFVR; age: 26

Flt Lt

He was probably  killed whilst flying in either Spitfire VC, BR562 or EP460 of No 229 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off Malta having run out of fuel during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

17-Jan

WARBURTON, JOHN CHARLES  (1380668)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5322 of No 235 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Cleave in Cornwall.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

17-Jan

SILLITOE, EWEN EDWARD JOHN  (656217)  RAF; age: 22

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5322 of No 235 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Cleave in Cornwall.  He is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery

17-Jan

SKINNER, ALLISTER MCLEAN  (J/16082)  RCAF; age: 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS130 of No 402 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during a Rodeo to the Bolbec area.  He is buried in Grandcourt War Cemetery

17-Jan

FEE, JOHN CLARKE  (C/773)  RCAF; age: 23

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS135 of No 402 Sqn, which The Wing Leader of the Kenley Wing, he was shot down by fighters during a Rodeo to the Bolbec area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

SUNSTRUM, MICHAEL JOSEPH  (J/10520)  RCAF; age: ?

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS314 of No 402 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during a Rodeo to the Bolbec area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jan

WOODSEND, PHILIP KENNETH  (62692)  RAFVR; age: 21

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL615 of No 501 Sqn, which dived into the ground after colliding with AD348 during a practice interception near Kirkistown.  He is buried in Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery

17-Jan

GILL, HARRY LEWIS DFM (R/64935)  RCAF; age: 20

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HV496 of No 607 Sqn, which was shot down by four Japanese fighters.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

17-Jan

HANNAWAY, BERNARD  (1511886)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5843 'C' of No 1654 CU, which came down near Wittmund during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

17-Jan

HENDERSON, WILLIAM DOUGLAS  (404904)  RAAF; age: 32

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5843 'C' of No 1654 CU, which came down near Wittmund during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

17-Jan

JENKINSON, LESLIE  (139033)  RAFVR; age: 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5843 'C' of No 1654 CU, which came down near Wittmund during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

17-Jan

NEWMAN, PHILLIP JOSEPH  (1146100)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5843 'C' of No 1654 CU, which came down near Wittmund during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

17-Jan

NUTTALL, FRED  (655641)  RAFVR; age: 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5843 'C' of No 1654 CU, which came down near Wittmund during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

17-Jan

SCARGALL, FRED RAITHBY  (1109741)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5843 'C' of No 1654 CU, which came down near Wittmund during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

17-Jan

WAKLEY, HARRY REGINALD  (1410336)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5843 'C' of No 1654 CU, which came down near Wittmund during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

17-Jan

THOMPSON, DONALD GORDON  (R/88186)  RCAF; age: ?

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HL968 of No 324 Flt, which overturned whilst making a landing on soft ground near Souk el Khamis.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

17-Jan

MOULD, GEORGE PURVES  (648542)  RAFVR; age: 23

LAC

He was serving with No 36 ASP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

17-Jan

CLEGG, GEOFFREY ADDISON  (123981)  RAFVR; age: 19

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, AJ953 of No 37 SFTS, which .  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial

17-Jan

ABSALOM, RONALD GEOFFREY (RON)  (132217)  RAFVR; age: 21

LAC

He was serving as a u/t Observer at No 43 Air School and drowned after getting into difficulties whilst bathing in Shark Bay near Port Alfred.  He is buried in Port Alfred (Settlers') Cemetery

17-Jan

DE BURGH, DESMOND HERLOUIN AFC ()  RAF; age: 45

A/Cdre

He was serving with the CAS Dept, Air Ministry at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

17-Jan

BELL, JOHN LOWERY  (1078990)  RAFFC; age: 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore, FA175 of Dorval, which .  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial

17-Jan

SPEED, ANDREW DOUGLAS  (1104482)  RAFVR; age: 36

AC1

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

17-Jan

BURD, JAMES BOLLAND  (1396285)  RAFVR; age: 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL114 of the RAF College, which collided with Proctor, HM314 of No 1 Signals School near Cranwell.  He is buried in Scalby (St Lawrence) Churchyard.

17-Jan

DAVIES, ARTHUR PICTON  (1662171)  RAFVR; age: 35

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 Bucklow.  He is buried in Swansea (Morriston) Cemetery

17-Jan

MEAR, HARRY  (1871587)  RAFVR; age: 35

AC2

He was serving in the UK and died suddenly from meningitis.  His death is registered in Spilsby.  He is buried in Wetley Rocks (St John) Churchyard.

17-Jan

ROHDE, DOUGLAS OSCAR DFC (108001)  RAFVR; age: 31

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst preparing to fly in Piper Cub, BV985 of No 3 Grp Comms Flt, when he was attempting to start the aircraft by swinging its propeller but the wheels were unchocked and he was struck by the prop.  He is buried in Newmarket (Exning) Cemetery

17-Jan

TRAYNOR, THOMAS  (1687200)  RAFVR; age: 37

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 Liverpool N.  He is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery

18-Jan

CHILVERS, JOHN GEORGE BRUCE  (1335221)  RAFVR; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED436 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

HASLAM, CHARLES BROADBENT  (J/10657)  RCAF; age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED436 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

JONES, THOMAS WILLIAM  (657750)  RAF; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED436 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

LACASSE, FLORIAN MERCIER  (R/111482)  RCAF; age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED436 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

McCABE, ANDREW  (1552437)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED436 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

NAYLOR, BERNARD  (1484092)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED436 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

WHITESIDE, LESLIE  (1018060)  RAFVR; age: 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED436 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

BROADLEY, JOHN WILLIAM ROBINSON  (1067031)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4157 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

GIBSON, TREVOR LESLIE  (402858)  RAAF; age: 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4157 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

JACOMBS, ERIC WILLIAM MITCHELL  (413422)  RNZAF; age: 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4157 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

JENKINS, HARRY GOODWIN  (1186208)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4157 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

SKINNER, BERNARD KENNETH  (1112266)  RAFVR; age: 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4157 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

TILSON, CYRIL GARNETT  (127792)  RAFVR; age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4157 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

WEBB, FRANCIS ARTHUR  (R/93492)  RCAF; age: ?

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4157 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

WESCOMBE, STANLEY  (527172)  RAF; age: 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4157 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

DE SILVA, JOE HERBERT WEJIES  (1385877)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4379 WS-A of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Zerbet during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

18-Jan

GALBRAITH, JOHN ELDON  (R/92353)  RCAF; age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4379 WS-A of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Zerbet during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

18-Jan

CATER, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1384413)  RAFVR; age: 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4761 WS-P of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Neumunster during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

18-Jan

GRIFFIN, HAROLD CLAUDE  (953947)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4761 WS-P of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Neumunster during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

18-Jan

MATTHEWS, ROBERT FRANCIS  (798639)  RAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4761 WS-P of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Neumunster during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

18-Jan

McMILLAN, GORDON HUNT  (118616)  RAFVR; age: ?

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4761 WS-P of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Neumunster during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

18-Jan

MORRIS, RALPH CALASANCTIS  (798534)  RAFVR; age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4761 WS-P of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Neumunster during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

18-Jan

SPEAR, ALBERT CLAVEY  (542000)  RAF; age: 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4761 WS-P of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Neumunster during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

18-Jan

STOREY, ANDERSON  (J/16703)  RCAF; age: ?

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4761 WS-P of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Neumunster during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

18-Jan

POOLE, ROY FRANCIS  (1036160)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED388 PH-Y of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Neumunster during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

18-Jan

SMITH, WILLIAM JOHN  (943798)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED388 PH-Y of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Neumunster during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

18-Jan

BUTLER, KENNETH FRANK  (139948)  RAFVR; age: 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED388 PH-Y of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Neumunster during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

CADDEN, EDWARD  (1111482)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED388 PH-Y of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Neumunster during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

FALLIS, JOHN  (J/16905)  RCAF; age: 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED388 PH-Y of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Neumunster during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

FANSHER, HARRY FREDERICK  (J/16216)  RCAF; age: 21

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED388 PH-Y of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Neumunster during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

MARSH, FREDERICK CECIL  (1303848)  RAFVR; age: 34

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED388 PH-Y of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Neumunster during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

MITCHELL, ANDREW  (1003659)  RAFVR; age: 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4372 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which came down in the sea on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

18-Jan

BURROWS, WILFRID GORDON  (411739)  RAAF; age: 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4372 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which came down in the sea on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

HUNTER, JAMES STEWART  (1018437)  RAFVR; age: 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4372 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which came down in the sea on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

MULLINGER, ROBERT BRUCE  (411595)  RAAF; age: 33

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4372 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which came down in the sea on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

NEALE, ALAN FRANK  (401528)  RAAF; age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4372 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which came down in the sea on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

RICHARDSON, LESLIE HENRY  (1216870)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4372 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which came down in the sea on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

WITHELL, ERIC BAYLY  (414713)  RNZAF; age: 24

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4372 PH-G of No 12 Sqn, which came down in the sea on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

AUSTIN, LESLIE ERNEST  (1087065)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4789 PH-E of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

BOND, JOHN KEITH  (412099)  RAAF; age: 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4789 PH-E of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

CORKE, JIM  (1378184)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4789 PH-E of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

MAUNDER, WILLIAM RICHARD  (646817)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4789 PH-E of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

MILLER, COLIN MCDOWELL  (401848)  RAAF; age: 29

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4789 PH-E of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

MORPHETT, DOUGLAS CLARKE  (406573)  RAAF; age: 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4789 PH-E of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

POLLITT, DEREK BRYAN  (1229401)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4789 PH-E of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

SLOAN, WILLIAM HARKNESS  (413133)  RNZAF; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP603 of No 19 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a shipping recce off Ushant.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

ALLEN, STANLEY  (1023445)  RAFVR; age: 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED318 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

BRADBURY, ROBERT DOUGLAS  (1610166)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED318 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

CALCUTT, RICHARD  (778483)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED318 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

FENTON, ROY COOK  (R/75877)  RCAF; age: 22

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED318 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

LAWRENCE, VINCENT  (1266105)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED318 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

MITCHELL, COLIN PATRICK  (778210)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED318 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

PERKINS, RICHARD DOWDING  (953431)  RAFVR; age: 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED318 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

GREEN, PETER HARRY BARROWCLOUGH P.  (1379175)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT647 MP-P of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

Indseth, B RNAF ()  ; age:

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT647 MP-P of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

LAMB, LESLIE  (1094107)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT647 MP-P of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

MOODY, MALCOLM CHARLES  (920127)  RAFVR; age: 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT647 MP-P of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

Naess, B H RNAF ()  ; age:

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT647 MP-P of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

SAUNDERS, ALAN RICHARD  (1307696)  RAFVR; age: 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT647 MP-P of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

STINTON, ALAN VICTORY DAVID  (1307399)  RAFVR; age: 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT647 MP-P of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

BRITTAIN, JOHN CHARLES  (1020217)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5575 OF-L of No 97 Sqn, which crashed into the Waddenzee during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Ulrum General Cemetery, de Marne

18-Jan

AXUP, GEORGE ARTHUR  (1620118)  RAFVR; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5575 OF-L of No 97 Sqn, which crashed into the Waddenzee during a raid on Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

BEEBE, HENRY CRAIG  (R/96932)  RCAF; age: 40

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5575 OF-L of No 97 Sqn, which crashed into the Waddenzee during a raid on Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

BELL, JOHN  (1097964)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5575 OF-L of No 97 Sqn, which crashed into the Waddenzee during a raid on Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

LANE, PETER  (575359)  RAF; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5575 OF-L of No 97 Sqn, which crashed into the Waddenzee during a raid on Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

ROWSON, GEOFFREY HAROLD  (1237461)  RAFVR; age: 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5575 OF-L of No 97 Sqn, which crashed into the Waddenzee during a raid on Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

WEST, JOHN EDGAR  (1254233)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5575 OF-L of No 97 Sqn, which crashed into the Waddenzee during a raid on Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

MOSS, DENNIS MAURICE  (120931)  RAFVR; age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, ER328 of No 111 Sqn, which was shot down.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

18-Jan

WALDIE, GEOFFREY MAXWELL  (400243)  RAAF; age: 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF732 of No 142 Sqn, which he baled out prematurely when the aircraft was set on fire by an enemy night fighter and was lost but the crew were able to bring the fire under control and returned safely.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

18-Jan

TURNBULL, ALEXANDER STEWART  (86625)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8548 of No 153 Sqn, which he abandoned off Cap Sigli during a convoy escort following an engine failure, but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

18-Jan

CARTWRIGHT, CHARLES HENRY  (747242)  RAFVR; age: 49

LAC

He was serving with No 218 Sqn and he died on active service, possibly in the RAF Hospital at Ely as his death is registered in Ely.  He is buried in Dagenham (Chadwell Heath) Cemetery

18-Jan

CASEY, ANDREW DOUGALL  (1555751)  RAFVR; age: 21

AC1

He was serving with No 274 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

18-Jan

DAWES, THOMAS  (1478480)  RAFVR; age: 22

LAC

He was serving with No 274 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

18-Jan

SMITHERS, REGINALD ALLAN  (411656)  RAAF; age: 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD792 of No 455 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed in Scotland on its return from an anti-shipping patrol off the Norwegian coast on 11 Jan 1943.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery

18-Jan

CORFE, DUDLEY ANSTRUTHER  (411124)  RAAF; age: 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R4816 UV-K of No 460 Sqn, which abandoned the aircraft when it ran out of fuel near Flamborough Head but his parachute lines became entangled with the aircraft and he was dragged to his death.  He is buried in Bubwith (All Saints) Churchyard

18-Jan

AICKEN, KENNETH ROY  (414372)  RNZAF; age: 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4378 PO-N of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

CARTER, WILLIAM JESSE  (577959)  RAF; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4378 PO-N of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

HANSON, FRANK  (1114059)  RAFVR; age: 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4378 PO-N of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

LOGIE, FRANK  (778801)  RAFVR; age: 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4378 PO-N of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

MORLEY, CHRISTOPHER SEARLE HAMILTON  (711065)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4378 PO-N of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

SMITH, ALFRED PERCY  (1265587)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4378 PO-N of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

TRUSCOTT, THOMAS OLVER  (125301)  RAFVR; age: 35

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4378 PO-N of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

COX, ARTHUR DAVID  (1287574)  RAFVR; age: 22

LAC

He was serving with No 536 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Edmonton.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery

18-Jan

LEONARD, FRANK REDMAN  (122723)  RAFVR; age: ?

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4772 'X' of No 1654 CU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

MORGAN, BRINLEY EWART  (129636)  RAFVR; age: 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4772 'X' of No 1654 CU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

PEARCE, PETER HENRY  (1585059)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sergeant

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4772 'X' of No 1654 CU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

PITMAN, DONALD THANE  (984566)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4772 'X' of No 1654 CU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

READ, FREDERICK ARTHUR  (128958)  RAFVR; age: 29

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4772 'X' of No 1654 CU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

STOCKWELL, LAURENCE EDWIN  (109381)  RAFVR; age: 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4772 'X' of No 1654 CU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

WEBB, ERNEST CHARLES  (1375146)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4772 'X' of No 1654 CU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

HOOD, SEFTON DOUGLAS LISLE  (40975)  RNZAF; age: 27

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED316 of No 1656 CU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

LINDSAY, DAVID JOHN  (411109)  RAAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED316 of No 1656 CU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

LOGUE, STANLEY ERNEST  (22643)  RAAF; age: 26

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED316 of No 1656 CU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

MULLER, HAROLD FREDERICK  (26117)  RAAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED316 of No 1656 CU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

WALTER, KEITH BENJAMIN  (416110)  RAAF; age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED316 of No 1656 CU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

WEAVING, KENNETH ARNOLD CHARLES  (401259)  RAAF; age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED316 of No 1656 CU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

WOODROW, HAROLD  (591524)  RAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED316 of No 1656 CU, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

LAWTHER, ROBERT  (1532123)  RAFVR; age: 20

LAC

He was serving with No 4 BFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Mesa City Cemetery

18-Jan

NEWCOMB, JOHN STEVENSON  (413461)  RNZAF; age: 21

Fg Off

He was flying in Hampden I, P1222 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into the sea during a formation low flying exercise but was found dead, along with the rest of the crew in the dinghy.  He is buried in Oban (Pennyfuir) Cemetery

18-Jan

MUNRO, JOHN  (R/97063)  RCAF; age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was flying in Hampden I, P1222 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into the sea during a formation low flying exercise but was found dead, along with the rest of the crew in the dinghy.  He is buried in Oban (Pennyfuir) Cemetery

18-Jan

RAY, KENNETH FREDERICK  (R/100210)  RCAF; age: 30

Sgt

He was flying in Hampden I, P1222 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into the sea during a formation low flying exercise but was found dead, along with the rest of the crew in the dinghy.  He is buried in Oban (Pennyfuir) Cemetery

18-Jan

WATTS, JOHN ALBERT CECIL  (121253)  RAFVR; age: 30

Fg Off

He was flying in Hampden I, P1222 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into the sea during a formation low flying exercise but was found dead, along with the rest of the crew in the dinghy.  He is buried in Paignton Cemetery

18-Jan

MANDEFIELD, CLIFFORD  (1430098)  RAFVR; age: 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Master, 2949 of No 7 AS, which stalled on landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Bloemfontein (In Memoriam) Cemetery

18-Jan

MILES, PHILIP JOHN  (657304)  RAF; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4498 of No 8 (C) OTU, which was abandoned near Dornie, Ross and Cromarty following an engine failure.  He is buried in Yardley Wood (Christ Church) Churchyard

18-Jan

CLIFF, STANLEY  (1111064)  RAFVR; age: 30

LAC

He was serving with No 909/910 Sqn and killed on duty whilst operating the balloon barrage in London by a bomb blast.  He is buried in Bramley Burial Ground

18-Jan

MILNES, GEORGE EWART  (74354)  RAFVR; age: 29

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW969 of the Iraq Comm Flt, which crashed in the Karaqhan mountains in Persia on a flight from Habbaniya to Teheran.  He is buried in Tehran War Cemetery

18-Jan

GATLEY, STANLEY ELLIS  (970215)  RAFVR; age: 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW969 of the Iraq Comm Flt, which crashed in the Karaqhan mountains in Persia on a flight from Habbaniya to Teheran.  He is buried in Tehran War Cemetery

18-Jan

GILCHRIST, HERBERT PILLING  (1020575)  RAFVR; age: 36

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW969 of the Iraq Comm Flt, which crashed in the Karaqhan mountains in Persia on a flight from Habbaniya to Teheran.  He is buried in Tehran War Cemetery

18-Jan

GREENLAW, ROBERT RITCHIE MBE ()  RAF; age: 44

Gp Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW969 of the Iraq Comm Flt, which crashed in the Karaqhan mountains in Persia on a flight from Habbaniya to Teheran.  He is buried in Tehran War Cemetery

18-Jan

MEDINA, RAE  (1222422)  RAFVR; age: 25

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW969 of the Iraq Comm Flt, which crashed in the Karaqhan mountains in Persia on a flight from Habbaniya to Teheran.  He is buried in Tehran War Cemetery

18-Jan

MILLER, STANLEY WILLIAM  (1465961)  RAFVR; age: ?

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at the Royal Cancer Hospital, Fulham Road, London SW3, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

19-Jan

BARTLEY, JOSEPH DFM (548743)  RAF; age: 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA988 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

19-Jan

DOCHERTY, WILLIAM  (46093)  RAF; age: ?

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA988 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

19-Jan

TUCKER, WILLIAM JESSE HERAPATH DFC (65994)  RAFVR; age: 29

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA988 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

19-Jan

DAVIES, ARTHUR REGINALD  (1074495)  RAFVR; age: 32

AC1

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Mukaishima in Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

19-Jan

PRATT, ERNEST FRANK DSC (unknown)  ; age:

Sub Lt (A)

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP701 of No 185 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Dingli during a local flying exercise.  

19-Jan

MALKIN, REGINALD ALEXANDER  (949570)  RAFVR; age: 22

LAC

He had been serving with No 242 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in Fukuoka 2 Camp in Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

19-Jan

GREENSMITH, EDWARD  (1476858)  RAFVR; age: 21

AC1

He was serving with No 274 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

19-Jan

QUIN, ROBERT ALFRED WILLIAM  (1292963)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9825 of No 1 TTU, which crashed into the Firth of Clyde during a low flying exercise.  He is buried in Barkingside Cemetery, Ilford

19-Jan

McGRATH, JOSEPH ERNEST  (412321)  RAAF; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9825 of No 1 TTU, which crashed into the Firth of Clyde during a low flying exercise.  He is buried in Dunure Cemetery

19-Jan

TAMBLYN, TOM SKINNER  (411203)  RAAF; age: 32

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, L9825 of No 1 TTU, which crashed into the Firth of Clyde during a low flying exercise.  He is buried in Dunure Cemetery

19-Jan

WALTERS, ARTHUR GEORGE  (1330701)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HD985 XL-R of No 20 OTU, which crashed on take off from Lossiemouth for a practice bombing sortie as the result of the failure of the reduction gear on one of the engines.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex

19-Jan

EASTBURY, ALFRED RAYMOND  (1332145)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HD985 XL-R of No 20 OTU, which crashed on take off from Lossiemouth for a practice bombing sortie as the result of the failure of the reduction gear on one of the engines.  He is buried in Great Missenden Baptist Cemetery

19-Jan

WILKINS, RUSSELL FREDERICK  (R/128622)  RCAF; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HD985 XL-R of No 20 OTU, which crashed on take off from Lossiemouth for a practice bombing sortie as the result of the failure of the reduction gear on one of the engines.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground

19-Jan

SLATTERY, TERENCE MICHAEL  (1292478)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HD985 XL-R of No 20 OTU, which crashed on take off from Lossiemouth for a practice bombing sortie as the result of the failure of the reduction gear on one of the engines.  He is buried in Mortlake Cemetery

19-Jan

MORRIS, CHARLES BERTRAM  (1140092)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HD985 XL-R of No 20 OTU, which crashed on take off from Lossiemouth for a practice bombing sortie as the result of the failure of the reduction gear on one of the engines.  He is buried in Woodford (Christ Church) Churchyard

19-Jan

SAY, RONALD VICTOR  (130260)  RAFVR; age: 34

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HD985 XL-R of No 20 OTU, which crashed on take off from Lossiemouth for a practice bombing sortie as the result of the failure of the reduction gear on one of the engines.  He was buried in/or cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

19-Jan

DENNISS, LEONARD GUY  (78760)  RAFVR; age: 45

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, 2132 (ex T8249) of No 6 AS, which crashed into telephone cables whilst making a forced landing at Potchefstroom.  He is buried in Potchefstroom Cemetery

19-Jan

YOUNAN MATTI  (4199)  IL; age: ?

Pvt

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 Tehran War Cemetery

19-Jan

CLANDILLON, DEREK ROBINSON  (1394558)  RAFVR; age: 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in AT-6A, 41-16846 of No 5 BFTS, which flew into the ground at high speed with power in the vicinity of Okeechobee.  He is buried in Arcadia (Oak Ridge) Cemetery.

19-Jan

CLAY, JOHN ANTHONY  (1395220)  RAFVR; age: 19

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in AT-6A, 41-16846 of No 5 BFTS, which flew into the ground at high speed with power in the vicinity of Okeechobee.  He is buried in Arcadia (Oak Ridge) Cemetery.

19-Jan

CHAPMAN, HILDA GRACE  (2010368)  WAAF; age: 20

ACW2

She was serving in the UK and died on active service, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Oxford.  She is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery

 

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