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Casualties - 23 - 25 January 1943


 

23-Jan

BAXTER, MALCOLM WILFRED  (50894)  RAFVR; age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED386 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Gravenbroich during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

23-Jan

BLAGDEN, ARTHUR SANDERSON  (944213)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED386 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Gravenbroich during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

23-Jan

CAMPBELL, GORDON ERNEST  (R/85722)  RCAF; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED386 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Gravenbroich during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

23-Jan

DAWES, HENRY DENNIS  (659048)  RAF; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED386 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Gravenbroich during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

23-Jan

DIMMOCK, THOMAS FRANK  (405300)  RAAF; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED386 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Gravenbroich during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

23-Jan

PERCIVAL, ROY  (1016163)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED386 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Gravenbroich during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

23-Jan

PERRETT, JACK DALE  (553248)  RAF; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED386 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Gravenbroich during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

23-Jan

WRIGGLESWORTH, ROBERT  (945209)  RAFVR; age: 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX785 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a mine-laying operation of the Greek coast.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

23-Jan

BELL, DOUGLAS CHARLES  (406286)  RAAF; age: 25

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX785 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a mine-laying operation of the Greek coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Jan

LIDIARD, DUDLEY ST JOHN  (1377854)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX785 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a mine-laying operation of the Greek coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Jan

O'BEIRNE, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (1365181)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX785 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a mine-laying operation of the Greek coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Jan

WEST, LEONARD ARTHUR  (108946)  RAFVR; age: 33

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX785 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a mine-laying operation of the Greek coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Jan

MITCHELL, GILBERT FRANK  (1479975)  RAFVR; age: 36

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9248 AA-H of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Morlaix after being hit by flak on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in St Thegonnec Communal Cemetery

23-Jan

BERRY, ERIC  (1380078)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9248 AA-H of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Morlaix after being hit by flak on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in St Thegonnec Communal Cemetery

23-Jan

BREWSTER, JAMES EDWARD  (1035972)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9248 AA-H of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Morlaix after being hit by flak on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in St Thegonnec Communal Cemetery

23-Jan

FOWLER, PETER DOUGLAS  (1320278)  RAFVR; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9248 AA-H of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Morlaix after being hit by flak on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in St Thegonnec Communal Cemetery

23-Jan

SCHOFIELD, JAMES WILLIAM  (1088089)  RAFVR; age: 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9248 AA-H of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Morlaix after being hit by flak on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in St Thegonnec Communal Cemetery

23-Jan

TORRANCE, BERNARD  (1319178)  RAFVR; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9248 AA-H of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Morlaix after being hit by flak on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in St Thegonnec Communal Cemetery

23-Jan

SIMPSON, ROBERT ARTHUR  (1204023)  RAFVR; age: 33

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Fukuoka area of Japan of No 100 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

23-Jan

SAUNDERS, FREDERICK HENRY  (1286414)  RAFVR; age: 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ311 GB-Y of No 105 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on rail targets in the Oldenburg/Osnabruck area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

SKINNER, LEONARD JOHN  (110849)  RAFVR; age: ?

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ311 GB-Y of No 105 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on rail targets in the Oldenburg/Osnabruck area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

GIDDINGS, HERBERT SELWYN  (37283)  RAF; age: 28

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, ? of No 135 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Jan

BROWN, ALFRED EDWARD  (141474)  RAF; age: 27

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7095 of No 137 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Rhubarb in the Poperinge area.  He is buried in Avelin (Ennetieres) Communal Cemetery

23-Jan

KEARNEY, BERNARD WILSON  (405387)  RAAF; age: 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG578 of No 168 Sqn, which crashed in the Pas de Calais.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

23-Jan

BURNS, ROBERT JOHN  (407524)  RAAF; age: 28

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX646 of No 221 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an attack on a convoy off the Sicilian coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Jan

CRAIG, JAMES IAN  (416043)  RAAF; age: 26

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX646 of No 221 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an attack on a convoy off the Sicilian coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Jan

JACKSON, GEOFFREY FRANCIS  (400414)  RAAF; age: 27

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX646 of No 221 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an attack on a convoy off the Sicilian coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Jan

SHUSTEROVE, SAM CHESTER  (J/10666)  RCAF; age: ?

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX646 of No 221 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an attack on a convoy off the Sicilian coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Jan

VIALS, STEPHEN GEORGE  (942702)  RAFVR; age: 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX646 of No 221 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during an attack on a convoy off the Sicilian coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Jan

MOSES, ROBERT  (1033850)  RAFVR; age: ?

AC1

He had been serving with No 242 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Mukaishima in Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

23-Jan

LUPTON, MARK  (1456999)  RAFVR; age: 34

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ919 of No 410 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Seahouses whilst carrying out a turn at low level.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

MILLS, GARTH GIBSON  (R/113366)  RCAF; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ919 of No 410 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Seahouses whilst carrying out a turn at low level.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

YATES, HENRY WILFRED  (R/50609)  RCAF; age: 41

Sgt

He was serving with No 416 Sqn and died from injuries sustained in Alexandria as a victim of a violent robbery.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

23-Jan

CONLON, JOHN VINCENT  (411084)  RAAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4308 UV-C of No 460 Sqn, which made a forced landing near Warns in Holland after being attacked by a Bf 110 on return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Gaasterland (Bakhuizen) Roman Catholic Cemetery

23-Jan

METHVEN, STUARTSON CHARLES  (400391)  RAAF; age: 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4308 UV-C of No 460 Sqn, which made a forced landing near Warns in Holland after being attacked by a Bf 110 on return from a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Gaasterland (Bakhuizen) Roman Catholic Cemetery

23-Jan

BROWN, ALFRED GEORGE GREENWOOD  (R/92108)  RCAF; age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN123 of No 489 Sqn, which is presumed to have ditched during a shipping sweep off Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

MAGUIRE, JAMES  (R/106115)  RCAF; age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN123 of No 489 Sqn, which is presumed to have ditched during a shipping sweep off Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

SALMOND, WILLIAM CLIVE  (411668)  RAAF; age: 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN123 of No 489 Sqn, which is presumed to have ditched during a shipping sweep off Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

SHEPPARD, JOHN HENRY  (1286391)  RAFVR; age: 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN123 of No 489 Sqn, which is presumed to have ditched during a shipping sweep off Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

SMITH, SAMUEL  (657263)  RAF; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EE682 of No 602 Sqn, which collided with EE633 of the same unit, crashing off Perranporth.  He is buried in Oscathorpe Cemetery

23-Jan

NICHOLS, ALAN GEORGE HOLROYD  (657751)  RAF; age: 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1799 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Harwell after the engine failed at a low altitude during a go-round at the end of an evening navigation exercise.  He is buried in Barnet (Christ Church) Burial Ground

23-Jan

LEAN, GEOFFREY WILLIAM  (131903)  RAFVR; age: 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1799 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Harwell after the engine failed at a low altitude during a go-round at the end of an evening navigation exercise.  He is buried in Bridgwater (Quantock Road) Cemetery

23-Jan

MILES, DONALD WILLIAM  (1335238)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1799 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Harwell after the engine failed at a low altitude during a go-round at the end of an evening navigation exercise.  He is buried in Faversham Borough Cemetery

23-Jan

McMAHON, PADRAIG DE VALERA  (1131409)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1799 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Harwell after the engine failed at a low altitude during a go-round at the end of an evening navigation exercise.  He is buried in Glasnevin (or Prospect) Cemetery

23-Jan

JOHNSTON, JAMES GEDDES  (79813)  RAFVR; age: 35

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 235 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Jan

MAXWELL, WILLIAM ERNEST NORMAN  (118505)  RAFVR; age: 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, R1598 of No 3 (C) OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Cranwell.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery

23-Jan

OWEN, JOHN LEWIS  (1187136)  RAFVR; age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, R1598 of No 3 (C) OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Cranwell.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

23-Jan

O'NEILL, FRANCIS  (1033698)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, R1598 of No 3 (C) OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Cranwell.  He is buried in Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery

23-Jan

HIGHAM, ALBERT MARSDEN  (1525591)  RAFVR; age: 38

AC1

He was serving at A & S Adastri at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

23-Jan

THISTLETHWAITE, ALBERT  (1127563)  RAFVR; age: 33

Cpl

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Fogo in the County of Berwick.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery

23-Jan

LE MASURIER, DOUGLAS JOHN  (542292)  RAF; age: 24

Cpl

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in IoW.  He is buried in Gosport (Ann's Hill) Cemetery

24-Jan

LEGG, MURRAY ARCHER  (415071)  RNZAF; age: 32

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT684 of No 58 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames near Wimborne Minster in Dorset during a transit flight.  He is buried in Bransgore (St Mary) Churchyard

24-Jan

GILPIN, LAWRENCE EDWARD  (R/65832)  RCAF; age: 21

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT684 of No 58 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames near Wimborne Minster in Dorset during a transit flight.  He is buried in Bransgore (St Mary) Churchyard

24-Jan

PRINCE, SIDNEY JAMES  (R/92467)  RCAF; age: 25

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT684 of No 58 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames near Wimborne Minster in Dorset during a transit flight.  He is buried in Bransgore (St Mary) Churchyard

24-Jan

PRINGLE, GEORGE ROBERT  (J/11190)  RCAF; age: 29

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT684 of No 58 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames near Wimborne Minster in Dorset during a transit flight.  He is buried in Bransgore (St Mary) Churchyard

24-Jan

ANDREWS, JOHN FRANK HUGH  (72017)  RAFVR; age: 30

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT684 of No 58 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames near Wimborne Minster in Dorset during a transit flight.  He is buried in Burley (St John) Churchyard

24-Jan

BICKLEY, ALAN HENRY NORMAN  (1057295)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT684 of No 58 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames near Wimborne Minster in Dorset during a transit flight.  He is buried in Scunthorpe (Brumby and Frodingham) Cemetery

24-Jan

HERBERT, ALBERT HAYWOOD  (1094154)  RAFVR; age: 22

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT684 of No 58 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames near Wimborne Minster in Dorset during a transit flight.  He is buried in Whetstone Cemetery

24-Jan

DOULL, ALEXANDER SINCLAIR  (986864)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT684 of No 58 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames near Wimborne Minster in Dorset during a transit flight.  He is buried in Wick Cemetery

24-Jan

CLARK, WILLIAM GARFIELD  (J/5972)  RCAF; age: 23

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HD977 of No 99 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft blew up on landing on 4 Jan 1943 with a hung-up bomb.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery

24-Jan

EARWAKER, SAMUEL DAVID  (404345)  RNZAF; age: 26

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS109 of No 122 Sqn, which dived into the ground from a spin near Chelmsford whilst undertaking a height climb, probably due to lack of oxygen.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery

24-Jan

GOULD, AURIOL STEPHEN NUTCOMBE  (124422)  RAFVR; age: 20

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN365 of No 197 Sqn, which flew into high ground north of Lochwinnoch.  He is buried in Dalmeny and Queensferry Cemetery.  more details

24-Jan

JOHNSTON, WALLACE ARTHUR  (J/17427)  RCAF; age: 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV979 of No 246 Sqn, which crashed on landing and was then destroyed when the depth charges exploded.  He is buried in Bowmore New Parish Churchyard, Isle of Islay

24-Jan

JABOUR, ROY JOHN  (402956)  RAAF; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV979 of No 246 Sqn, which crashed on landing and was then destroyed when the depth charges exploded.  He is buried in Bowmore New Parish Churchyard, Isle of Islay

24-Jan

PALMER, ERNEST GEOFF (On AWM it is Gordon) (401718)  RAAF; age: 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV979 of No 246 Sqn, which crashed on landing and was then destroyed when the depth charges exploded.  He is buried in Bowmore New Parish Churchyard, Isle of Islay

24-Jan

MAJOR, GEORGE CHARLES  (658534)  RAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV979 of No 246 Sqn, which crashed on landing and was then destroyed when the depth charges exploded.  He is buried in Chislehurst Cemetery

24-Jan

PHILLIPS, GEORGE CYRIL  (1214033)  RAFVR; age: 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV979 of No 246 Sqn, which crashed on landing and was then destroyed when the depth charges exploded.  He is buried in Clowne (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

24-Jan

SIMPSON, WILLIAM  (1067773)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV979 of No 246 Sqn, which crashed on landing and was then destroyed when the depth charges exploded.  He is buried in Consett (Benfieldside) Cemetery

24-Jan

HOWARTH, DOUGLAS  (653262)  RAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV979 of No 246 Sqn, which crashed on landing and was then destroyed when the depth charges exploded.  He is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery

24-Jan

HEATH, WALTER ERIC CHARLES  (655954)  RAF; age: 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV979 of No 246 Sqn, which crashed on landing and was then destroyed when the depth charges exploded.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Milton) Cemetery

24-Jan

TASKER, HENRY JOHN  (1376397)  RAFVR; age: 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV979 of No 246 Sqn, which crashed on landing and was then destroyed when the depth charges exploded.  He was buried in/or cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

24-Jan

AITKEN, ALEXANDER CRAIG  (J/16586)  RCAF; age: 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP202 of No 421 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Angle after being in a collision with EN777.  He is buried in Angle (St Mary) Churchyard

24-Jan

CARRUTHERS, RICHARD  (619686)  RAF; age: 26

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 978 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

24-Jan

EVANS, REGINALD CHARLES  (1317417)  RAFVR; age: 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2769 JM-E of No 20 OTU, which was lost without trace during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

FIELD, ROBERT HOWARD BYERS  (41164)  RAF; age: 23

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2769 JM-E of No 20 OTU, which was lost without trace during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

FRASER, HENRY ALEXANDER SHAW  (1292708)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2769 JM-E of No 20 OTU, which was lost without trace during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

STONE, OSCAR WILSON  (R/109714)  RCAF; age: 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2769 JM-E of No 20 OTU, which was lost without trace during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

WEBB, RONALD  (1149761)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2769 JM-E of No 20 OTU, which was lost without trace during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jan

LEES, HAROLD  (1072795)  RAFVR; age: 31

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

24-Jan

FORD, GEORGE WALTER  (628736)  RAF; age: ?

LAC

He was serving with No 89 ASP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery

24-Jan

WEBLING, PAUL FRANCIS  (1134366)  RAFVR; age: 31

Cpl

He was serving at Takali at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

24-Jan

SMITH, CHARLES THOMAS EDUARD  (79021)  RAFVR; age: 49

Sqn Ldr

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 Dunbarney & Dron, County of Perth.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery

24-Jan

GOLDMAN, CYRIL HYMAN  (1129332)  RAFVR; age: 33

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died in a military hospital during an operation for osteomyelitis of the skull, following a previous operation for mastoiditis.  He is buried in Cardiff Jewish Cemetery.

24-Jan

BRUCE, JAMES  (2200357)  RAFVR; age: 42

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 Sleaford.  He is buried in Chester-le-Street Cemetery

24-Jan

IBBOTSON, ALAN  (1689215)  RAFVR; age: 21

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 Southport.  He is buried in Cheadle and Gatley Cemetery

25-Jan

CHEYNE, ALEXANDER  (1344440)  RAFVR; age: 20

AC1

He was serving with No 93 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

25-Jan

WILSON, IAN MARR  (J/16117)  RCAF; age: 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE231 of No 192 Sqn, which crashed near Papworth, Huntingdonshire during a fuel/oil consumption test flight.  He is buried in Everton (St Mary) Churchyard

25-Jan

WILSON, ALAN BERT  (134747)  RAFVR; age: 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE231 of No 192 Sqn, which crashed near Papworth, Huntingdonshire during a fuel/oil consumption test flight.  He is buried in Nuneaton (Oaston Road) Cemetery

25-Jan

McLACHLAN, ALEXANDER LACHAN  (656999)  RAF; age: 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE231 of No 192 Sqn, which crashed near Papworth, Huntingdonshire during a fuel/oil consumption test flight.  He is buried in Perth (Wellshill) Cemetery

25-Jan

SEPHTON, ARTHUR  (1021679)  RAFVR; age: 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE231 of No 192 Sqn, which crashed near Papworth, Huntingdonshire during a fuel/oil consumption test flight.  He is buried in St Helens Cemetery

25-Jan

EVANS, RONALD HERBERT AITCHISON  (119223)  RAFVR; age: 34

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8354 MQ-J of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Flushing.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

25-Jan

OAKES, ARTHUR STANLEY  (1230795)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8354 MQ-J of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Flushing.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

25-Jan

THOMAS, DAVID JOHN DUDLEY  (1379101)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8354 MQ-J of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Flushing.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

25-Jan

WILSON, ADRIAN GREY  (416310)  RAAF; age: 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8354 MQ-J of No 226 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Flushing.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

25-Jan

BELL, GEORGE ERNEST  (131651)  RAFVR; age: 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL638 of No 254 Sqn, which crash landed on the shore near North Coates.  He is buried in Kendal (Parkside) Cemetery.

25-Jan

CARSON, THOMAS HULTON DFC (89820)  RAFVR; age: 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL638 of No 254 Sqn, which crash landed on the shore near North Coates.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

25-Jan

EDWARDS, ALLEN GRAYSON  (416166)  RAAF; age: 35

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire, BR660 of No 541 Sqn, which was lost when he abandoned the aircraft off Guernsey on return from a PR sortie to the south of France following engine problems.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jan

MADDOCKS, RAYMOND  (1081228)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN784 of No 615 Sqn, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Jan

GLEESON, JOSEPH FRANCIS  (653266)  RAF; age: 21

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 949 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Liverpool N.  He is buried in Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery

25-Jan

MUIRHEAD, CHARLES  (1345409)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8398 of No 9 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground Balluderon Hill, near Tealing, Angus-shire.  He is buried in Murie Cemetery

25-Jan

PARISH, JAMES WILLIAM  (1292625)  RAFVR; age: 29

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 Bermondsey.  He is buried in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery

25-Jan

WILKINSON, FRANK  (1485318)  RAFVR; age: 21

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 Ploughley.  He is buried in Salford (Agecroft) Cemetery

25-Jan

WARDROPE, SYDNEY MCWILLIAMS  (538177)  RAF; age: 24

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 Selby.  He is buried in Selby Cemetery

25-Jan

FARMER, MABEL MARGARET  (2069470)  WAAF; age: 20

LACW

She was serving at RAF Ternhill at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  Her death is registered in Whitchurch.  She is buried in Meonstoke (St Andrew) Churchyard.

 

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