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Casualties - 26 - 28 January 1943


 

26-Jan

McKOY, GODFREY ALAN  (414651)  RNZAF; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS278 of No 64 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea after being attacked by Fw 190s over St Omer.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery

26-Jan

STONE, GERALD PHILIP  (116810)  RAFVR; age: 25

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER678 of No 72 Sqn, which collided with ER589 near Jefra.  He is buried in Tabarka Ras Rajel War Cemetery.

26-Jan

SMITH, ARTHUR RONALD PETER  (778776)  RAFVR; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER589 of No 72 Sqn, which collided with ER678 near Jefra.  He is buried in Tabarka Ras Rajel War Cemetery.

26-Jan

HOGGARD, WILLIAM HENRY  (115259)  RAFVR; age: 27

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EE632 of No 130 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s whilst escorting another Spitfire on return from a Ramrod to Morlaix.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jan

LOY, OWEN  (952323)  RAFVR; age: 26

LAC

He was serving with No 255 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

26-Jan

JASINSKI, Wawrzyniec (P.784725)  PAF; age: 27

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS459  of No 306 Sqn, which collided with BS241 being flown by the Northolt Wing Leader over Gravelines during Circus 256.  He is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery

26-Jan

MASTERMAN, WALLACE ALFRED LAWRENCE  (R/110339)  RCAF; age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ714 QB-F of No 424 Sqn, which crashed near Broons in France during a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in Ereac Communal Cemetery

26-Jan

McHARG, VERNON FREDERICK  (R/118176)  RCAF; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ714 QB-F of No 424 Sqn, which crashed near Broons in France during a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in Ereac Communal Cemetery

26-Jan

PUTNAM, MAX ERNEST  (R/107016)  RCAF; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ714 QB-F of No 424 Sqn, which crashed near Broons in France during a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in Ereac Communal Cemetery

26-Jan

BOOTH, RONALD JAMES  (404395)  RAAF; age: 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3140 of No 455 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on its return from an armed recce off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jan

GLEESON, ERIC JOHN  (404707)  RAAF; age: 26

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3140 of No 455 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on its return from an armed recce off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jan

MURPHY, KEVIN JAMES  (404766)  RAAF; age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3140 of No 455 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on its return from an armed recce off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jan

WITTE, HENRY  (404149)  RAAF; age: 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3140 of No 455 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on its return from an armed recce off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jan

KEARNS, JOHN HOWARD  (400804)  RAAF; age: 33

Flt Lt

He was the squadron Adjutant of No 460 Sqn and he died in York Military Hospital from an illness.  He is buried in Bubwith (All Saints) Churchyard

26-Jan

BONEST, HARRY EDWIN  (126961)  RAFVR; age: 30

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE368 of No 466 Sqn, which crashed near Retford as a result of an engine failure on a raid to Lorient .  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension

26-Jan

BROWNLEE, COLIN CRAWFORD  (411059)  RNZAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE368 of No 466 Sqn, which crashed near Retford as a result of an engine failure on a raid to Lorient .  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension

26-Jan

McKENZIE, DONALD MAXWELL LANG  (414726)  RNZAF; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE368 of No 466 Sqn, which crashed near Retford as a result of an engine failure on a raid to Lorient .  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension

26-Jan

GOLDIE, JOHN DUNLOP  (1371755)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, AB430 of No 542 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie to Ghent.  He is buried in Eeklo Communal Cemetery

26-Jan

BUCKLEY, JOHN WILLIAM  (1037039)  RAFVR; age: 37

LAC

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

26-Jan

MUSTON, LEONARD CHARLES  (1390823)  RAFVR; age: 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1491 of No 15 OTU, which crashed in flames, possibly as a result of hitting high ground, near Llansilin during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Oswestry General Cemetery

26-Jan

TODD, JOHN SIMPSON  (1385587)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1491 of No 15 OTU, which crashed in flames, possibly as a result of hitting high ground, near Llansilin during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Oswestry General Cemetery

26-Jan

EDWARDS, CADFAN  (1313119)  RAFVR; age: 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1491 of No 15 OTU, which crashed in flames, possibly as a result of hitting high ground, near Llansilin during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jan

OTTLEY, GEOFFREY GEORGE  (1387817)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1491 of No 15 OTU, which crashed in flames, possibly as a result of hitting high ground, near Llansilin during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jan

PARKER, BRACE HARRY  (1300008)  RAFVR; age: 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1491 of No 15 OTU, which crashed in flames, possibly as a result of hitting high ground, near Llansilin during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jan

CORNFIELD, JOSEPH SAMUEL  (R/122947)  RCAF; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1695 of No 23 OTU, which crashed near Halvergate in Norfolk after the wings and tail broke away following an in-flight fire during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk

26-Jan

WHALLEY, THOM AS JAMES  (1314155)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1695 of No 23 OTU, which crashed near Halvergate in Norfolk after the wings and tail broke away following an in-flight fire during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Oxford (Rose Hill) Cemetery

26-Jan

ENRIGHT, BRIAN PATRICK  (1385891)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1695 of No 23 OTU, which crashed near Halvergate in Norfolk after the wings and tail broke away following an in-flight fire during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery

26-Jan

LOVE, ROBERT PORTOR  (J/14178)  RCAF; age: 25

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1695 of No 23 OTU, which crashed near Halvergate in Norfolk after the wings and tail broke away following an in-flight fire during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery

26-Jan

MacDOUGALL, DALTON ROSS ALEXANDER  (J/22497)  RCAF; age: 24

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1695 of No 23 OTU, which crashed near Halvergate in Norfolk after the wings and tail broke away following an in-flight fire during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery

26-Jan

SNYDER, JAMES JOSEPH  (R/122037)  RCAF; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1695 of No 23 OTU, which crashed near Halvergate in Norfolk after the wings and tail broke away following an in-flight fire during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery

26-Jan

CLARK, JOHN HOPE  (81051)  RAFVR; age: ?

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ779 of No 29 OTU, which dived into the ground, inverted, near Wyton whilst attempting to evade friendly searchlights during a Bullseye sortie .  He is buried in Hope Bowdler (St Andrew) Churchyard

26-Jan

PAULING, DOUGLAS ALBERT  (1801011)  RNZAF; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ779 of No 29 OTU, which dived into the ground, inverted, near Wyton whilst attempting to evade friendly searchlights during a Bullseye sortie .  He is buried in Houghton and Wyton Burial Ground

26-Jan

RENSHAW, JOHN HERBERT  (1396721)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ779 of No 29 OTU, which dived into the ground, inverted, near Wyton whilst attempting to evade friendly searchlights during a Bullseye sortie .  He is buried in Houghton and Wyton Burial Ground

26-Jan

POWELL, SIDNEY JAMES  (130526)  RAFVR; age: ?

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ779 of No 29 OTU, which dived into the ground, inverted, near Wyton whilst attempting to evade friendly searchlights during a Bullseye sortie .  He is buried in Milford Haven Cemetery

26-Jan

AMOS, JOHN  (1483128)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ779 of No 29 OTU, which dived into the ground, inverted, near Wyton whilst attempting to evade friendly searchlights during a Bullseye sortie .  He is buried in Newburn (Lemington) Cemetery

26-Jan

LYON, ASHLEY DAVID  (411143)  RAAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV927 of No 3 (C) OTU, which broke up in the air whilst carrying out a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard

26-Jan

RAVENETTE, CHARLES ALFRED  (1386632)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV927 of No 3 (C) OTU, which broke up in the air whilst carrying out a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard

26-Jan

WILKINSON, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1251252)  RAFVR; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV927 of No 3 (C) OTU, which broke up in the air whilst carrying out a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard

26-Jan

STERNE, HENRY JAMES  (1314126)  RAFVR; age: 33

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV927 of No 3 (C) OTU, which broke up in the air whilst carrying out a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Newquay (Fairpark) Cemetery

26-Jan

LOWE, HARRY  (655212)  RAF; age: 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV927 of No 3 (C) OTU, which broke up in the air whilst carrying out a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Parr (St Peter) Churchyard

26-Jan

JEROME, PETER VIVIAN  (1313956)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV927 of No 3 (C) OTU, which broke up in the air whilst carrying out a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Sholing (St Mary) Churchyard

26-Jan

BAILEY, BRIAN HERBERT  (46343)  RAF; age: 21

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV927 of No 3 (C) OTU, which broke up in the air whilst carrying out a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Stockton-on-Tees (Durham Road) Cemetery

26-Jan

CALDWELL, ELDON HOWARD  (R/131567)  RCAF; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8208 of No 52 OTU, which collided with P8207 of the same unit and crashed into the River Severn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jan

ABDUL KARIM BIN YOUN  (785709)  RAFVR; age: ?

AC2

He had been serving with the STC when captured but probably died in Japanese captivity.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

26-Jan

YARDLEY, WILLIAM GEORGE  (842390)  AuxAF; age: 31

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 Folkestone.  He is buried in Ashtead (St Giles) Churchyard

26-Jan

HANCOCK, GEORGE  (221704)  RAF; age: 55

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 Gosport.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery

26-Jan

JONES, ALUN ROWLANDS  (1535108)  RAFVR; age: 21

AC1

He was serving in the UK died in hospital from injuries sustained after being run over by a railway engine a few yards from Barmouth station crossing in the black-out.  He is buried in Rhyl Town Cemetery.

27-Jan

CALE, ADRIAN LAURENCE WILLIAM  (549996)  RAF; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED486 of No 50 Sqn, which dived out of cloud shortly after take-off from Skellingthorpe as it set off on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Bassingbourn cum Kneesworth Cemetery

27-Jan

EDWARDS, RONALD PATRICK  (1387240)  RAFVR; age: 27

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED486 of No 50 Sqn, which dived out of cloud shortly after take-off from Skellingthorpe as it set off on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Hastings Cemetery, Sussex

27-Jan

BARBE, MAURICE JEAN  (R/110597)  RCAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED486 of No 50 Sqn, which dived out of cloud shortly after take-off from Skellingthorpe as it set off on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

27-Jan

CURRIE, JOHN  (R/130188)  RCAF; age: 25

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED486 of No 50 Sqn, which dived out of cloud shortly after take-off from Skellingthorpe as it set off on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

27-Jan

WILSON, JOHN WALLACE  (R/102722)  RCAF; age: 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED486 of No 50 Sqn, which dived out of cloud shortly after take-off from Skellingthorpe as it set off on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

27-Jan

WHITE, JOHN EDWARD  (991230)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED486 of No 50 Sqn, which dived out of cloud shortly after take-off from Skellingthorpe as it set off on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Sheffield (City Road) Cemetery

27-Jan

KITCHING, ALFRED LAWRANCE  (1384066)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED486 of No 50 Sqn, which dived out of cloud shortly after take-off from Skellingthorpe as it set off on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He was buried inor cremated at  West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium

27-Jan

BARRETT, FREDERICK HOWARD  (R/107341)  RCAF; age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT705 MH-S of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

27-Jan

BROOKS, JOHN HENRY  (657597)  RAF; age: 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT705 MH-S of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

27-Jan

ILIFF, JOHN MAXWELL  (1576588)  RAFVR; age: 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT705 MH-S of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

27-Jan

PAGE, CHARLES MICHAEL  (1318669)  RAFVR; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT705 MH-S of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

27-Jan

DARAGON, JOHN ALEXANDER  (1321773)  RAFVR; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT721 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

27-Jan

HAMMOND, LOUIS JAMES  (400255)  RAAF; age: 24

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT721 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

27-Jan

WEAKLEY, LAWRENCE O'NEILL  (R/67735)  RCAF; age: 25

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT721 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

27-Jan

CHAPMAN, ROBERT ALFRED  (R/88749)  RCAF; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4267 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Caistor during a training flight.  He is buried in Brigg Cemetery

27-Jan

WOOD, WILLIAM HASELTINE  (1136273)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4267 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Caistor during a training flight.  He is buried in Burnley Cemetery

27-Jan

ANTHONY, THOMAS HENRY  (124745)  RAFVR; age: 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4267 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Caistor during a training flight.  He is buried in Clyro (St Michael) Churchyard

27-Jan

CAMPBELL, ERIC WILLIAM  (1147377)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4267 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Caistor during a training flight.  He is buried in Eccleston (Christ Church) Churchyard

27-Jan

BRADLEY, SNOWDON CAWOOD  (1212989)  RAFVR; age: 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4267 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Caistor during a training flight.  He is buried in Keighley (Haworth) Cemetery

27-Jan

WETHERELL, RONALD BAINBRIDGE  (575378)  RAF; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4267 of No 57 Sqn, which crashed near Caistor during a training flight.  He is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery

27-Jan

PRICE, JOHN TWEEDDALE  (650982)  RAF; age: 23

LAC

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in Changi Jail.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

27-Jan

MUSKETT, RALPH  (1037820)  RAFVR; age: 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4135 OF-A of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

27-Jan

REA, ROBERT WILLIAM  (R/108696)  RCAF; age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4135 OF-A of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

27-Jan

DOYLE, EDWARD  (120248)  RAFVR; age: 31

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DK336 GB-P of No 105 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a balloon cable and tree following a engine failure on its return from a raid on Copenhagen.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery

27-Jan

CLARE, RICHARD  (1330221)  RAFVR; age: 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DK336 GB-P  of No 105 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a balloon cable and tree following a engine failure on its return from a raid on Copenhagen.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery

27-Jan

COX, RONALD HARRY  (1254141)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ407 GB-R of No 105 Sqn, which flew into power cables and crashed near Holbaek in Denmark.  He is buried in Tveje-Merlose Churchyard

27-Jan

DAWSON, JAMES GEORGE  (1315442)  RAFVR; age: 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ407 GB-R of No 105 Sqn, which flew into power cables and crashed near Holbaek in Denmark.  He is buried in Tveje-Merlose Churchyard

27-Jan

HARTLEY, EDWARD  (1199430)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5637 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

27-Jan

HOLLAND, ALBERT EDWARD  (1210474)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5637 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

27-Jan

KIRBY, JAMES  (1237646)  RAFVR; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5637 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

27-Jan

MARSH, GILES BACCHUS  (414657)  RNZAF; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5637 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

27-Jan

SHEARON, ROBERT WILLIAM  (653935)  RAF; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5637 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

27-Jan

MACWILLIAM, ROBERT BLAIR  (1382436)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5637 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jan

SHAW, RONALD  (1379174)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5637 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jan

McPHERSON, JOSEPH CORMACK  (987187)  RAFVR; age: ?

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, T3447 of No 143 Sqn, which flew into the ground whilst making a night approach to North Coates at the end of cross-country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Duffus Cemetery

27-Jan

HERBERT, JOHN FREDERICK  (400799)  RAAF; age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, T3447 of No 143 Sqn, which flew into the ground whilst making a night approach to North Coates at the end of cross-country navigation exercise.  He is buried in North Cotes (St Nicholas) Churchyard

27-Jan

GIBSON, JOHN  (1345888)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF568 of No 150, which dived into the ground near Blida, Algeria during an air test.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

27-Jan

BILL, LEONARD  (1212297)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF568 of No 150, which dived into the ground near Blida, Algeria during an air test.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

27-Jan

BARNETT, MILTON HOWITT  (411240)  RAAF; age: 30

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF568 of No 150, which dived into the ground near Blida, Algeria during an air test.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

27-Jan

BRYSON, ROBERT HARDIE  (1345544)  RAFVR; age: 21

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF568 of No 150, which dived into the ground near Blida, Algeria during an air test.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

27-Jan

GILPIN, JOHN ALEXANDER  (408837)  RAAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF568 of No 150, which dived into the ground near Blida, Algeria during an air test.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

27-Jan

IRONMONGER, GEORGE HENRY  (957108)  RAFVR; age: 23

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF568 of No 150, which dived into the ground near Blida, Algeria during an air test.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

27-Jan

MANN, DENNIS  (1250113)  RAFVR; age: 22

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF568 of No 150, which dived into the ground near Blida, Algeria during an air test.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

27-Jan

MELVILLE, WILLIAM  (1344238)  RAFVR; age: 22

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF568 of No 150, which dived into the ground near Blida, Algeria during an air test.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

27-Jan

TAYLOR, KENNETH ALSEY  (124553)  RAFVR; age: 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6077 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which flew into high ground in Germany on its return from a 'Gardening' sortie in Baltic.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

27-Jan

BANKS, GEORGE LESLIE  (1113233)  RAFVR; age: 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6077 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which flew into high ground in Germany on its return from a 'Gardening' sortie in Baltic.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

27-Jan

EHRHART, LORING CHARLES  (964374)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6077 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which flew into high ground in Germany on its return from a 'Gardening' sortie in Baltic.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

27-Jan

FORWARD, EDWARD JOHN  (568299)  RAF; age: 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6077 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which flew into high ground in Germany on its return from a 'Gardening' sortie in Baltic.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

27-Jan

GOUGH, ARTHUR EDWARD  (133219)  RAFVR; age: 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6077 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which flew into high ground in Germany on its return from a 'Gardening' sortie in Baltic.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

27-Jan

LAYLEY, GEOFFREY CHARLES  (137342)  RAFVR; age: 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6077 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which flew into high ground in Germany on its return from a 'Gardening' sortie in Baltic.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

27-Jan

WHITEHEAD, NORMAN  (1213624)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6077 HA-V of No 218 Sqn, which flew into high ground in Germany on its return from a 'Gardening' sortie in Baltic.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

27-Jan

ALLEN, ALBERT GEORGE  (1376825)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK163 AL-H of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jan

AMOS, GEORGE  (1314428)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK163 AL-H of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jan

DAVIES, CHARLES  (1235336)  RAFVR; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK163 AL-H of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jan

LEWIS, DESMOND  (1414771)  RAFVR; age: 17

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK163 AL-H of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jan

RODGERS, LESLIE LINDSAY  (405771)  RAAF; age: 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK163 AL-H of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jan

BRITTINGHAM, RAYMOND ARTHUR  (403160)  RAAF; age: 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4817 UV-K of No 460 Sqn, which crashed at Viersen-Ummer during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

27-Jan

BRODIE, IAN GEORGE  (401739)  RAAF; age: 27

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4817 UV-K of No 460 Sqn, which crashed at Viersen-Ummer during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

27-Jan

MATCHETT, WILLIAM MERVYN JAMES  (403396)  RAAF; age: 28

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4817 UV-K of No 460 Sqn, which crashed at Viersen-Ummer during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

27-Jan

ROGERS, ROBERT JAMES  (1183329)  RAFVR; age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4817 UV-K of No 460 Sqn, which crashed at Viersen-Ummer during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

27-Jan

SIMPSON, NORMAN HENRY  (401053)  RAAF; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4817 UV-K of No 460 Sqn, which crashed at Viersen-Ummer during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

27-Jan

SWAIN, JOHN KENNETH  (407994)  RAAF; age: 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4817 UV-K of No 460 Sqn, which crashed at Viersen-Ummer during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

27-Jan

WILLIAMS, THOMAS HENRY  (6946)  RAAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4817 UV-K of No 460 Sqn, which crashed at Viersen-Ummer during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

27-Jan

AUSTIN, WALTER EDMUND JOSEPH  (405618)  RAAF; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4837 UV-M of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jan

BRIERLEY, JOHN ROBERT  (1499412)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4837 UV-M of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jan

DAY, EDWIN ATHOLWOOD  (403913)  RAAF; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4837 UV-M of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jan

MASON, NORMAN TALBOT  (404975)  RAAF; age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4837 UV-M of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jan

MATTHEWS, STANLEY JAMES  (14444)  RAAF; age: 29

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4837 UV-M of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jan

OLIVER, HAROLD BRUCE  (403368)  RAAF; age: 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4837 UV-M of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jan

SEDGER, GORDON ROBERT  (403701)  RAAF; age: 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4837 UV-M of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Jan

BUSH, WILLIAM CHARLES  (1385767)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE368 of No 466 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed near Retford as a result of an engine failure on a raid to Lorient 0n 26 Jan 1943 .  He is buried in Southgate Cemetery

27-Jan

MACKAY, ALTON RONALD  (409163)  RAAF; age: 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL691 of No 611 Sqn, which crashed during a cine-gun practice with EN822.  He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery

27-Jan

GILBERT, JOHN RICHARD  (412611)  RAAF; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN822 of No 611 Sqn, which crashed during a cine-gun practice with BL691.  He is buried in Orpington (St Mary Cray) Cemetery

27-Jan

HOLE, HARRY ERNEST  (922300)  RAFVR; age: 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9240 of No 21 OTU, which flew into the ground near Brigg whilst descending through cloud during an evening navigation exercise.  He is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery

27-Jan

TARRAN, GEORGE BUSSEY  (1094117)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9240 of No 21 OTU, which flew into the ground near Brigg whilst descending through cloud during an evening navigation exercise.  He is buried in Etherley (St Cuthbert) Churchyard

27-Jan

BUCKINGHAM, ARTHUR VICTOR MCDONALD  (R/81059)  RCAF; age: 19

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9240 of No 21 OTU, which flew into the ground near Brigg whilst descending through cloud during an evening navigation exercise.  He is buried in Kirton-in-Lindsey Cemetery

27-Jan

DEVEREUX-MACK, NORMAN SYDNEY  (1005338)  RAFVR; age: 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9240 of No 21 OTU, which flew into the ground near Brigg whilst descending through cloud during an evening navigation exercise.  He is buried in Kirton-in-Lindsey Cemetery

27-Jan

CLARKE, CLIFFORD  (1216733)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, P9240 of No 21 OTU, which flew into the ground near Brigg whilst descending through cloud during an evening navigation exercise.  He is buried in Wakefield Cemetery

27-Jan

ELVIN, RONALD EDWARD  (1332186)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9667 of No 21 OTU, which was shot down by an enemy night fighter over the North Sea during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

27-Jan

LLEWELYN, DILWYN  (131972)  RAFVR; age: 22

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9667 of No 21 OTU, which was shot down by an enemy night fighter over the North Sea during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

27-Jan

MITCHELL, FRANK HOWARD  (404654)  RAAF; age: 28

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9667 of No 21 OTU, which was shot down by an enemy night fighter over the North Sea during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

27-Jan

ELLIS, GORDON GEORGE  (1320286)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9667 of No 21 OTU, which was shot down by an enemy night fighter over the North Sea during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery

27-Jan

SMITH, NORMAN GEORGE  (414377)  RAAF; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9667 of No 21 OTU, which was shot down by an enemy night fighter over the North Sea during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery

27-Jan

TUCKER, ERIC HECTOR  (1457344)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9667 of No 21 OTU, which was shot down by an enemy night fighter over the North Sea during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Wieringen (Westerland) Protestant Churchyard

27-Jan

NASH, EDWIN JAMES HAROLD  (130942)  RAFVR; age: 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM890 of No 31 OTU, which spun into the ground near Debert on the approach to land at the end of a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Truro (Immaculate Conception) Roman Catholic Cemetery

27-Jan

BENNETT, DONALD MALCOLM  (132403)  RAFVR; age: 19

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM890 of No 31 OTU, which spun into the ground near Debert on the approach to land at the end of a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Truro (Terrace Hill) Cemetery

27-Jan

JAMES, WILLIAM LLEWELLYN  (1337144)  RAFVR; age: 24

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T8109 of the 33 FIS, which crashed near Sherwood Farm, Norton in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

27-Jan

MORTIMER, AUBREY JAMES FERRIS  (130183)  RAFVR; age: 20

Plt Off

He was serving with No 34 EFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Assiniboia (Mount Hope) Cemetery

27-Jan

SIMPSON, LANGDALE FRANCIS  (1319895)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD880 of No 9 (C) OTU, which crashed whilst attempting an overshoot at Longtown.  He is buried in Old Fletton Cemetery

27-Jan

JONES, JAMES  (1101023)  RAFVR; age: 26

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD880 of No 9 (C) OTU, which crashed whilst attempting an overshoot at Longtown.  He is buried in Radcliffe Cemetery

27-Jan

CAMPBELL, JAMES GORDON  (73860)  RAFVR; age: 34

Wg Cdr

He was serving with DPR Dept F/PUS? at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

27-Jan

FINCH, JAMES ALLAN  (1511228)  RAFVR; age: ?

AC1

He was serving at Pretoria at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery

27-Jan

DOWNER, JAMES  (1358217)  RAFVR; age: ?

LAC

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

27-Jan

SHAW, BENJAMIN  (1246398)  RAFVR; age: 23

Sgt

He was serving with No 20 OTU and died from a compound fracture of the skull and laceration of right shoulder, cause unknown.  His death is registered in Elgin.  He is buried in Hammerwich (St John the Baptist) Churchyard.

27-Jan

TAYLOR, JOHN KER  (1850210)  RAFVR; age: 18

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 Fylde (No K).  He is buried in Blackpool (Carleton) Cemetery

28-Jan

WHITE, FREDERICK  (1221035)  RAFVR; age: 36

AC1

He was serving with No 19 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Uxbridge.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

28-Jan

HOLMES, KEITH WHEATCROFT  (551029)  RAF; age: ?

Sgt

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

28-Jan

O'HANLEY, GERALD JAMES  (J/10184)  RCAF; age: 25

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7918 DY-T of No 102 Sqn, which he was wounded when the aircraft was hit by flak in the target area on a raid to Dusseldorf and baled out but his parachute failed to open.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

28-Jan

BENNETT, WILLIAM ALAN  (1102644)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7918 DY-T of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Harlingen General Cemetery

28-Jan

LINDSAY, BRUCE KEITH  (106366)  RAFVR; age: ?

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7918 DY-T of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jan

MORTIMER-ROSE, EDWARD BRIAN DFC and Bar (41944)  RAF; age: 22

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER591 of No 111 Sqn, which collided with ER144 on the approach to Souk-el-Khemis.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

28-Jan

LONG, JOHN HERBERT  (J/15069)  RCAF; age: 21

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, AB526 of No 126 Sqn, which failed to return on a sweep over Gela.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

28-Jan

BEECHEY, CECIL FRANCIS  (656761)  RAF; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN364 of No 197 Sqn, which broke up in the air over East Linton in East Lothian.  He is buried in Solihull Cemetery

28-Jan

BROWN, GILBERT FREDERICK  (J/16416)  RCAF; age: 23

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, R6897 of No 411 Sqn, which collided with AB847 of the same unit near Orby during a practice dogfight.  He is buried in Scopwick Church Burial Ground

28-Jan

SHOTTER, KENNETH HUBERT  (1456942)  RAFVR; age: ?

AC2

He was serving with No 454 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

28-Jan

KLIMCZAK, Jan (P.782750)  PAF; age: 30

Sgt

He was serving at No ? SoTT at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Biggleswade.  He is buried in Henlow (St Mary) Churchyard

28-Jan

McMILLAN, MALCOLM  (1187788)  RAFVR; age: 32

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8896 of No 14 OTU, which spun into the ground whilst attempting a circuit at Waddington.  He is buried in Greenock Cemetery

28-Jan

BADCOCK, RICHARD  (1239676)  RAFVR; age: 28

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8896 of No 14 OTU, which spun into the ground whilst attempting a circuit at Waddington.  He is buried in Hinckley (Stoke Golding) Cemetery

28-Jan

FARRELL, DOUGLAS JOSEPH  (R/127628)  RCAF; age: 25

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8896 of No 14 OTU, which spun into the ground whilst attempting a circuit at Waddington.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

28-Jan

EMBERSON, FRANK JAMES  (1254332)  RAFVR; age: 31

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8896 of No 14 OTU, which spun into the ground whilst attempting a circuit at Waddington.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

28-Jan

NIELSEN, GORDON CORNELIUS  (702262)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8896 of No 14 OTU, which spun into the ground whilst attempting a circuit at Waddington.  He is buried in Waltham Holy Cross New Cemetery

28-Jan

STONE, JOHN DENNIS  (1270251)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1146 'H' of No 1659 HCU, which flew into the ground near Pickersett in the Yorkshire Dales whilst letting down to Leeming on its return from a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery

28-Jan

ASKEW, JOHN RUSKIN  (R/134417)  RCAF; age: 23

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1146 'H' of No 1659 HCU, which flew into the ground near Pickersett in the Yorkshire Dales whilst letting down to Leeming on its return from a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

28-Jan

BELIVEAU, JOSEPH HENRI ALPHONSE  (R/77189)  RCAF; age: 30

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1146 'H' of No 1659 HCU, which flew into the ground near Pickersett in the Yorkshire Dales whilst letting down to Leeming on its return from a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

28-Jan

DRAGO, RICHARD EDWARD  (1391710)  RAFVR; age: 22

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1146 'H' of No 1659 HCU, which flew into the ground near Pickersett in the Yorkshire Dales whilst letting down to Leeming on its return from a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

28-Jan

BRANSBY, ALFRED HENRY  (415067)  RAAF; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, T5325 of No 2 (C) OTU, which came down in the North Sea off Filey, but no trace was found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jan

GILMOUR, JAMES  (1365324)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, T5325 of No 2 (C) OTU, which came down in the North Sea off Filey, but no trace was found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jan

BALA, EDWARD STANLEY  (1216503)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF858 of No 20 OTU, which probably ditched in the Mora Firth during a nigh t cross-country training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jan

BIRCH, JOHN DUDLEY  (129764)  RAFVR; age: 20

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF858 of No 20 OTU, which probably ditched in the Mora Firth during a nigh t cross-country training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jan

CAREY, PETER DENZIL O'DONOGHUE  (129334)  RAFVR; age: ?

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF858 of No 20 OTU, which probably ditched in the Mora Firth during a nigh t cross-country training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jan

COLLINGRIDGE, JOHN  (1575031)  RAFVR; age: 20

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF858 of No 20 OTU, which probably ditched in the Mora Firth during a nigh t cross-country training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jan

CREDLAND, RALPH HILTON  (1114834)  RAFVR; age: ?

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF858 of No 20 OTU, which probably ditched in the Mora Firth during a nigh t cross-country training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jan

WALKER, WILLIAM  (1029399)  RAFVR; age: 21

AC2

He was serving with No 21 SFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

28-Jan

BRIND, GEORGE AMBROSE  (913795)  RAFVR; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT586 of No 301 FTU, which flew into high ground near Paryal in Spanish Morocco on a delivery flight from Gibraltar to Mersa Matruh.  He is buried in Ceuta (Santa Catalina) Municipal Cemetery, Spanish Morocco

28-Jan

ALLIN, ROBERT ELFORD  (R/105949)  RCAF; age: 21

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT586 of No 301 FTU, which flew into high ground near Paryal in Spanish Morocco on a delivery flight from Gibraltar to Mersa Matruh.  He is buried in Ceuta (Santa Catalina) Municipal Cemetery, Spanish Morocco

28-Jan

FOX, RAYMOND  (957702)  RAFVR; age: 23

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT586 of No 301 FTU, which flew into high ground near Paryal in Spanish Morocco on a delivery flight from Gibraltar to Mersa Matruh.  He is buried in Ceuta (Santa Catalina) Municipal Cemetery, Spanish Morocco

28-Jan

ROSAM, ROBERT CHARLES  (1295427)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT586 of No 301 FTU, which flew into high ground near Paryal in Spanish Morocco on a delivery flight from Gibraltar to Mersa Matruh.  He is buried in Ceuta (Santa Catalina) Municipal Cemetery, Spanish Morocco

28-Jan

WARNER, JOHN WILLIAM  (R/99548)  RCAF; age: 20

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT586 of No 301 FTU, which flew into high ground near Paryal in Spanish Morocco on a delivery flight from Gibraltar to Mersa Matruh.  He is buried in Ceuta (Santa Catalina) Municipal Cemetery, Spanish Morocco

28-Jan

WALLACE, UTRICK WATSON  (415045)  RNZAF; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT586 of No 301 FTU, which flew into high ground near Paryal in Spanish Morocco on a delivery flight from Gibraltar to Mersa Matruh.  He is buried in Ceuta (Santa Catalina) Municipal Cemetery, Spanish Morocco

28-Jan

GARLAND, JAMES ARTHUR (JIM)  (1072436)  RAFVR; age: 21

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT586 of No 301 FTU, which flew into high ground near Paryal in Spanish Morocco on a delivery flight from Gibraltar to Mersa Matruh.  He is buried in Ceuta (Santa Catalina) Municipal Cemetery, Spanish Morocco

28-Jan

ASTLES, FRANK  (113084)  RAFVR; age: 34

Fg Off

He was serving with No 41 WU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery

28-Jan

IRELAND, DOUGLAS WALLACE STANTON  (70340)  RAF; age: 43

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9628 of No 5 (C) OTU, which disappeared on a transit flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Jan

DYLEWSKI, Stefan (P.781193)  PAF; age: 24

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander III, T1585  of No 8 AGS, which flew into the ground near Dornoch.  He is buried in Evanton (Kiltearn Parish) Churchyard

28-Jan

ROUTLEY, LEONARD GEORGE  (551190)  RAF; age: 22

Cpl

He had been serving with an unknown unit in the Far East when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp somewhere in Japan.  He is commemorated on the Yokohama Cremation Memorial

28-Jan

PATRICK, JOHN BUCKLEY  (1081463)  RAFVR; age: ?

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death but he may have died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death is registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Worsley (St Mark) Churchyard

28-Jan

MacDONALD, RODERICK ANDREW  (1074720)  RAFVR; age: 33

AC1

He was serving in the UK died in Ayrshire Central Hospital, Kilwinning, from diphtheria, post-diphtheric paralysis and myocarditis.  He is buried in Kilwinning Cemetery.

 

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