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Casualties - 1 - 3 February 1943


01-Feb

Sgt

BEDNARZ, Jozef (P.782356)  PAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, X4279 of No 41 Sqn, which crashed onto the beach at Pwllheli whilst low flying.  He is buried in Portmadoc Public Cemetery

01-Feb

LAC

BYNG, GEOFFREY MEALLIN (574149)  RAF; age: ?

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity but the exact circumstances are confused.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

AC1

NIX, HAROLD JAMES  (1309569)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving with No 84 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

LAC

WARWICK, DONALD WILLIAM  (1309880)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving with No 84 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

Flt Sgt

BRYAN, WALTER JOSEPH  (1375818)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2295 NQ-A of No 226 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off the coast of East Anglia during a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Feb

Plt Off

DINNAGE, FREDERICK HENRY  (137565)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2295 NQ-A of No 226 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off the coast of East Anglia during a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Feb

Fg Off

LITTELL, LEMUEL GEORGE  (127796)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2295 NQ-A of No 226 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off the coast of East Anglia during a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Feb

Flt Sgt

HUBBARD, WILLIAM JAMES  (1376730)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 244 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

01-Feb

Sgt

WILLIAMS, ANTHONY HENRY  (1222643)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving with No 244 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

01-Feb

Fg Off

JOHNSON, ALFRED DAVID  (117471)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving with No 269 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Feb

Sgt

CATER, RONALD CHARLES GEORGE  (1384736)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3361 of No 425 Sqn, which crashed on take-off form Kingscliffe on a delivery flight.  He is buried in Horringer (or Horningsheath) (St Leonard) Churchyard

01-Feb

Sgt

GIGUERE, GEORGE JOSEPH  (R/53388)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3361 of No 425 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed on take-off form Kingscliffe on a delivery flight.  He is buried in Wittering (All Saints) Churchyard

01-Feb

AC1

CLAMP, WALTER WILLIAM JOHN  (1287373)  RAFVR; age: 43

He was serving with No 909 Sqn, and died in hospital following an operation, his death being registered in Ilford.  He is buried in Esher (Christ Church) Churchyard.

01-Feb

LAC

WHITE, LEONARD CHARLES  (1334768)  RAFVR; age: 20

Neither the unit nor his cause of death has yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Goderich (Maitland) Cemetery

01-Feb

LAC

LANGSTON, ALAN REGINALD  (1394651)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving with No 1 BFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Terrell (Oakland) Memorial Park

01-Feb

Sgt

BLUNDEN, JACK  (1330114)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3507 of No 10 AGS, which dived into the ground near Askham in Lancashire.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Feb

LAC

WILSON, KENNETH DERRICK GERALD JAMES  (1333224)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, N3507 of No 10 AGS, which dived into the ground near Askham in Lancashire.  He is buried in Chelmsford (Writtle Road) Cemetery

01-Feb

Flt Sgt

GILPIN, WILLIAM CLEGHORN  (968152)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9798 'N' of No 11 OTU, which crashed at Ashendon whilst on an overshoot at Westcott.  He is buried in Abbey Cemetery, Thorn

01-Feb

Fg Off

CAMERON, ALEXANDER  (127843)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9798 'N' of No 11 OTU, which crashed at Ashendon whilst on an overshoot at Westcott.  He is buried in Barbour Cemetery

01-Feb

Sgt

BROOKES, GEORGE HENRY  (416083)  RNZAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9798 'N' of No 11 OTU, which crashed at Ashendon whilst on an overshoot at Westcott.  He is buried in Burton-upon-Trent Cemetery

01-Feb

Sgt

HOPKINS, WILLIAM ERNEST  (1550305)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9798 'N' of No 11 OTU, which crashed at Ashendon whilst on an overshoot at Westcott.  He is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery

01-Feb

Sgt

KNOPE, THOMAS GEORGE  (1294782)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9798 'N' of No 11 OTU, which crashed at Ashendon whilst on an overshoot at Westcott.  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery

01-Feb

Sgt

RYAN, DANIEL  (1379190)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9798 'N' of No 11 OTU, which crashed at Ashendon whilst on an overshoot at Westcott.  He is buried in Moston (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

01-Feb

AC1

ANDERSON, THOMAS HENRY  (1354271)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving with No 152 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

AC1

BECKETT, ALBERT JOHN  (1055052)  RAFVR; age: 23

He had been serving with No 153 MU when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp somewhere in Japan.  He is commemorated on the Yokohama Cremation Memorial

01-Feb

Sgt

CLAPHAM, THOMAS HERBERT  (1130711)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB275 'S' of No 1659 HCU, which dived into the ground near Holyhead on Anglesey during cross-country flying exercise.  He is buried in Flixton (St Michael) Churchyard

01-Feb

Flt Sgt

CARDER, DAVID CLAYTON  (R/121511)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB275 'S' of No 1659 HCU, which dived into the ground near Holyhead on Anglesey during cross-country flying exercise.  He is buried in Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery

01-Feb

Sgt

LARSEN, PEDER  (R/70848)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB275 'S' of No 1659 HCU, which dived into the ground near Holyhead on Anglesey during cross-country flying exercise.  He is buried in Holyhead (Maeshyfryd) Burial Board Cemetery

01-Feb

WO II

ARSENAULT, JOSEPH GASPARD  (R/83431)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB275 'S' of No 1659 HCU, which dived into the ground near Holyhead on Anglesey during cross-country flying exercise.  He is buried in Holyhead (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

01-Feb

Flt Sgt

BOIVIN, JOHN LOUIS  (R/123477)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB275 'S' of No 1659 HCU, which dived into the ground near Holyhead on Anglesey during cross-country flying exercise.  He is buried in Holyhead (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

01-Feb

Sgt

GORRIE, HARVEY FRANK  (R/150741)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB275 'S' of No 1659 HCU, which dived into the ground near Holyhead on Anglesey during cross-country flying exercise.  He is buried in Holyhead (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

01-Feb

Sgt

GEORGE, JAMES BARRIE DIGGLE  (1577632)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB275 'S' of No 1659 HCU, which dived into the ground near Holyhead on Anglesey during cross-country flying exercise.  He is buried in Oswestry General Cemetery

01-Feb

Sgt

WEDDERSPOON, ALAN BAYNE  (657657)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB275 'S' of No 1659 HCU, which dived into the ground near Holyhead on Anglesey during cross-country flying exercise.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

01-Feb

Sgt

LLOYD, HUGH HERBERT  (401508)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7530 of No 1661 HCU, which flew into rising ground near Newark whilst carrying out night circuit practice at Winthorpe.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

01-Feb

AC2

WOOD, WILLIAM  (1416907)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX558 of No 2 (O) AFU, which killed when he walked into the rotating propeller of .  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery

01-Feb

Sgt

McDONALD, DAVID ALEX JOHN  (657379)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9755 of No 26 OTU, which flew into trees whilst attempting to make a forced landing following an uncontrollable engine fire breaking out.  He is buried in Aylesbury Cemetery

01-Feb

Flt Sgt

DONALD, CHARLES DOUGLAS  (R/122130)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9755 of No 26 OTU, which flew into trees whilst attempting to make a forced landing following an uncontrollable engine fire breaking out.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Feb

Sgt

McGEOWN, GEORGE ERNEST  (1378907)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9755 of No 26 OTU, which flew into trees whilst attempting to make a forced landing following an uncontrollable engine fire breaking out.  He is buried in Soldierstown Church of Ireland Churchyard

01-Feb

Sgt

LLOYD, SYDNEY JAMES  (408524)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB222 of No 3 (C) OTU, which came down in the North Sea, possibly as a result of an engine problem, during a daytime training flight.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

01-Feb

Sgt

OVERHILL, GEOFFREY  (1214571)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB222 of No 3 (C) OTU, which came down in the North Sea, possibly as a result of an engine problem, during a daytime training flight.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

01-Feb

Sgt

FORD, KENNETH GARNET  (1386532)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB222 of No 3 (C) OTU, which came down in the North Sea, possibly as a result of an engine problem, during a daytime training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Feb

Sgt

PARR, ERIC BERNARD  (1314452)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB222 of No 3 (C) OTU, which came down in the North Sea, possibly as a result of an engine problem, during a daytime training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Feb

Sgt

SMITH, PETER JOYCE  (1383525)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB222 of No 3 (C) OTU, which came down in the North Sea, possibly as a result of an engine problem, during a daytime training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Feb

Sgt

TRENT, LESLIE CHARLES  (1208379)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB222 of No 3 (C) OTU, which came down in the North Sea, possibly as a result of an engine problem, during a daytime training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Feb

Plt Off

STEPHEN, PAUL STEWARD  (46557)  RAF; age: 21

He was serving with No 313 TR at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

AC1

ROBERTS, EMLYN  (1161102)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 4 AACU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

AC1

ABLETT, WILLIAM  (1381697)  RAFVR; age: 33

He had been serving with No 575 AMES when captured but he probably died in Sumatra whilst in Japanese captivity.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

AC2

WALKER, WILLIAM CHARLES  (1401823)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving in the Far East at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

LAC

BOND, RONALD DOUGLAS  (541180)  RAF; age: 23

He was serving on board HMS Welshman, which was sunk by torpedoes fired by U-617.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

01-Feb

Sgt

STEVENSON, ROY MATTHEW  (541565)  RAF; age: 25

He was serving on board HMS Welshman, which was sunk by torpedoes fired by U-618.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

01-Feb

AC2

BROWN, WILLIAM GEORGE CHARLES  (1447486)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was serving on board HMS Welshman, which was sunk by torpedoes fired by U-619.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

01-Feb

Cpl

DAVIES, KENNETH FREDERICK  (913563)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving on board HMS Welshman, which was sunk by torpedoes fired by U-620.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

01-Feb

Cpl

ESSEX, WILLIAM RUSSELL  (573854)  RAF; age: 20

He was serving on board HMS Welshman, which was sunk by torpedoes fired by U-621.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

01-Feb

Cpl

HARVEY, LEONARD  (537562)  RAF; age: 24

He was serving on board HMS Welshman, which was sunk by torpedoes fired by U-622.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

01-Feb

Cpl

HYSLOP, HENRY SAUNDERS  (1100460)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was serving on board HMS Welshman, which was sunk by torpedoes fired by U-623.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

01-Feb

Sgt

KEARSLEY, LEONARD ARTHUR  (1025060)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving on board HMS Welshman, which was sunk by torpedoes fired by U-624.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

01-Feb

LAC

LAMB, GERALD BARRY  (646479)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving on board HMS Welshman, which was sunk by torpedoes fired by U-625.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

01-Feb

Sgt

SMITH, WILLIAM  (521466)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving on board HMS Welshman, which was sunk by torpedoes fired by U-626.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

01-Feb

LAC

STEVENSON, ROBERT HARVEY  (1348051)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving at RAF Limavardy and died suddenly at Limavardy.  He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis

01-Feb

AC2

BROWN, GEORGE EDWARD  (1804479)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving in the UK and died in the Joint Isolation Hospital, Straford-upon-Avon, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Shirley (St John) Churchyard.

02-Feb

Flt Sgt

BROOKER, ROBIN NEVILLE BENEDICT  (573732)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9264 MG-L of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

02-Feb

WO II

DEMPSTER, WILLIAM JOSEPH  (R/83543)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9264 MG-L of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

02-Feb

Flt Lt

MARTIN, BARRY  (403790)  RNZAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9264 MG-L of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

02-Feb

Flt Sgt

QUIGLEY, FRANCIS  (1061861)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9264 MG-L of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

02-Feb

Sqn Ldr

SMITH, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (63414)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9264 MG-L of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

02-Feb

Sgt

CHECKETTS, FRANK REGINALD WILLIAM  (948084)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4819 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, W7882 of No 102 Sqn during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

02-Feb

Sgt

COPP, PHILLIP BERNARD  (1377041)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4819 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, W7882 of No 102 Sqn during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

02-Feb

Sgt

COX, LISLE  (1030470)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4819 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, W7882 of No 102 Sqn during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

02-Feb

Sgt

HARROLD, EDWARD GEORGE  (1225093)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4819 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, W7882 of No 102 Sqn during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

02-Feb

Sgt

HORDON, RONALD  (1379644)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4819 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, W7882 of No 102 Sqn during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

02-Feb

WO

LAWRENCE, EDWARD CHARLES  (R/93290)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4819 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, W7882 of No 102 Sqn during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

02-Feb

Sgt

TRAILL, IAN CRAIG  (986255)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4819 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, W7882 of No 102 Sqn during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

02-Feb

Sgt

ALEXANDER, LEOPOLD GORDON  (1311746)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED440 EA-L of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

02-Feb

Sgt

CLOVER, ARTHUR JAMES  (1324101)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED440 EA-L of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

02-Feb

Fg Off

DUNAND, EMILE JOSEPH FRANCIS  (10667)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED440 EA-L of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

02-Feb

Flt Lt

JACKSON, ROBERT ARTHUR  (85250)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED440 EA-L of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

02-Feb

Plt Off

LANE, ALBERT WILLIAM  (128589)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED440 EA-L of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

02-Feb

Flt Sgt

MAGDER, HIAM MURRAY  (R/69500)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED440 EA-L of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over Holland on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

02-Feb

Fg Off

POWER, DAVID ALLAN  (J/9418)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED488 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

02-Feb

Sgt

BEADON, STANLEY DAVID  (647383)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED488 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Feb

Flt Lt

BOUSFIELD, JACK MATTHEW  (79226)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED488 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over Belgium on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Feb

Sgt

GOFFIN, RICHARD WILLIAM  (1264837)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7882 DY-P of No 102 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, W4819 of No 44 Sqn during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

02-Feb

Sgt

GUERRIER, GLYNDWR  (568519)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7882 DY-P of No 102 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, W4819 of No 44 Sqn during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

02-Feb

Sgt

GWILLAM, DOUGLAS VICTOR  (1217158)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7882 DY-P of No 102 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, W4819 of No 44 Sqn during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

02-Feb

Sgt

LILLYWHITE, RONALD FRANK  (1354876)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7882 DY-P of No 102 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, W4819 of No 44 Sqn during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

02-Feb

Sgt

NAYLOR, HARRY JOHN  (1310478)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7882 DY-P of No 102 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, W4819 of No 44 Sqn during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

02-Feb

Flt Sgt

ROSS THOMSON, HUGH ALEXANDER  (1330740)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7882 DY-P of No 102 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, W4819 of No 44 Sqn during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

02-Feb

WO

WATT, DOUGLAS HUBERT  (R/67910)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7882 DY-P of No 102 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, W4819 of No 44 Sqn during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

02-Feb

Cpl

OGSTON, THOMAS SMITH  (642184)  RAF; age: 21

He was serving with No 113 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery

02-Feb

AC1

LEWIS, STANLEY GEORGE HERBERT  (1333197)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 134 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

02-Feb

LAC

TIPPER, CHRISTOPHER HENRY JAMES  (1245280)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 194 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery

02-Feb

LAC

KING, CECIL THOMAS  (618049)  RAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX398 of No 221 Sqn, which was on an 'Elint' sortie.  He is buried in East London (East Bank) Cemetery

02-Feb

Flt Lt

ANDERSON, FREDERICK CAMERON  (C/3409)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX398 of No 221 Sqn, which was on an 'Elint' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

02-Feb

Flt Sgt

BARKER, MARCUS EDGAR  (1282833)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX398 of No 221 Sqn, which was on an 'Elint' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

02-Feb

Sqn Ldr

BERTRAN, ROSS HERBERT  (J/6396)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX398 of No 221 Sqn, which was on an 'Elint' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

02-Feb

Sgt

CREED, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1314495)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX398 of No 221 Sqn, which was on an 'Elint' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

02-Feb

Fg Off

DUNCAN, ALEXANDER FRANK JAMES  (115177)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX398 of No 221 Sqn, which was on an 'Elint' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

02-Feb

Sgt

JONES, NORMAN  (1065998)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX398 of No 221 Sqn, which was on an 'Elint' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

02-Feb

Plt Off

ROWSON, HAROLD  (51208)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX398 of No 221 Sqn, which was on an 'Elint' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

02-Feb

Plt Off

FULLER, SYDNEY BEN DFM (49572)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD665 or Mosquito II, DD785 of No 264 Sqn, which collided with each other near Fordingbridge in Hampshire.  He is buried in Minster-in-Sheppey (SS Mary and Sexburga) New Churchyard

02-Feb

Sgt

HORNE, EDGAR VINCENT  (778813)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R7821 of No 266 Sqn, which crashed near Morebath, Bampton in Devon.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery

02-Feb

Plt Off

WEYERS, Wojciech Marian Jerzy (P.2079)  PAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS404  of No 306 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Elstree, possibly as a result of anoxia.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery

02-Feb

Fg Off

POWER, DAVID ALLAN  (J/9418)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire PR IV, R7042 of No 541 Sqn, which dived into the ground 2 miles N of Turweston.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

02-Feb

Sqn Ldr

FISHER, DAVID SUTHERLAND MBE (35373)  RAF; age: 40

He was serving with No 303 MSSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

02-Feb

Fg Off

WALFORD, ARTHUR DAVID  (133509)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ645 of No 31 SFTS, which collided with AJ643 of the same unit near Westbrook in Ontario.  He is buried in Cataraqui Jewish Cemetery

02-Feb

LAC

PETTIGREW, DAVID ALAN  (1621351)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, BG325 of No 39 SFTS, which dived into the ground near Swift Current at night.  He is buried in Swift Current (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery

02-Feb

Asp

MOUREAUX, HENRI R E FFAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IA, R7202 of No 57 OTU, which flew into a hill on a navex, near Rothbury, his body was not found for 5 days.  

02-Feb

Sgt

WILLIAMS, RONALD  (658217)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL288 of No 7 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground at Bensons Farm, near Chatteris, Cambridgeshire.  He is buried in Northiam Cemetery

02-Feb

Sgt

DITCHER, DONALD  (1219493)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL288 of No 7 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground at Bensons Farm, near Chatteris, Cambridgeshire.  He is buried in Sheffield (Abbey Lane) Cemetery

02-Feb

Cpl

BOND, ARTHUR GEORGE  (1216038)  RAFVR; age: 37

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 at Jesselton in Borneo.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

02-Feb

AC1

DRANSFIELD, KENNETH JOE  (553635)  RAF; age: ?

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 in Thailand.  He is buried in Chungkai War Cemetery

02-Feb

AC2

BONNICK, ROBERT FREDERICK  (1584211)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was serving in the UK and was killed when he fell from the rear of a service truck after the fabric covering was torn away.  He is buried in Lapworth (St Mary) Churchyard.

02-Feb

AC2

RADFORD, ALFRED  (1019289)  RAFVR; age: 27

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 Basford.  He is buried in Nottingham Northern Cemetery

02-Feb

AC2

EPPS, ALEC PENFOLD  (1629924)  RAFVR; age: 43

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.  He is buried in Thanington (St Nicholas) Churchyard

02-Feb

Sgt

RUGERONI-HOPE, JOSEPH RAYMOND CHARLES  (1387054)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Mount Vernon) Roman Catholic Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

LAX, FREDERICK THOMAS  (573105)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9274 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Renkum (Oosterbeek) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

COLLINS, GLENCOE HENRY GEORGE  (1285155)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE717 YH-O of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during Circus 258.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

LOVATT, LESLIE SUTCLIFFE  (1123009)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE717 YH-O of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during Circus 258.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

MOODEY, RONALD PERCY  (1380727)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE717 YH-O of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during Circus 258.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

SCOTT, SYDNEY  (1545020)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE717 YH-O of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during Circus 258.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

ALLEN, FRANCIS FREDERICK  (936019)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK604 AA-S of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery

03-Feb

Plt Off

McCULLOUGH, JOHN  (40410)  RNZAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK604 AA-S of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

MURPHY, TERENCE AUSTIN  (413307)  RNZAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK604 AA-S of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

TREVAYNE, PAUL RODNEY  (1291380)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK604 AA-S of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery

03-Feb

Plt Off

BLINCOE, KENNETH EDWARD  (412194)  RNZAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9250 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

BOESE, FRANK ARTHUR  (1293282)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9250 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

CLEARWATER, DESMOND  (412314)  RNZAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9250 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

COOK, GEORGE WOOD  (412514)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9250 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

HAYWARD, DESMOND DAVID  (651764)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9250 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Fg Off

LOWE, HAROLD  (115129)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9250 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Flt Sgt

McDERMOTT, EDWARD  (R/96960)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9250 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Plt Off

SCOTT, ANDREW JAMES NEWELL  (414685)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9250 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Flt Sgt

LAUGHLAN, HARMON WENDELLYN  (R/97538)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7938 EY-U of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Vechta on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

MILBURN, CHARLES  (1139905)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7938 EY-U of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Vechta on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Feb

Fg Off

BUCHANAN, FREDERICK  (108149)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7938 EY-U of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Vechta on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

03-Feb

Fg Off

DAVIES, FRANCIS ARNOLD  (116794)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7938 EY-U of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Vechta on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

HIGGS, WILLIAM JAMES  (1318117)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7938 EY-U of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Vechta on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

03-Feb

Flt Sgt

MACDONALD, AENEAS FRANCIS  (R/103766)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7938 EY-U of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Vechta on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

03-Feb

Flt Sgt

WOOD, VICTOR RONALD  (1002202)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7938 EY-U of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Vechta on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

03-Feb

Plt Off

ALEXANDER, RALPH LEONARD  (J/21716)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7921 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Quakenbruck on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Feb

Flt Sgt

LOFTHOUSE, MAURICE WILLIAM  (655598)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7921 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Quakenbruck on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

SHORT, ARTHUR  (1540792)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7921 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Quakenbruck on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

THOMPSON, WILFRED STRACHAN  (411107)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7921 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Quakenbruck on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

COOKE, ROY EDWARD  (1382059)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4770 ZN-O of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

03-Feb

Flt Sgt

COULOMBE, JOSEPH ROSARIO ARTHUR  (R/96684)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4770 ZN-O of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

03-Feb

Fg Off

JONES, CECIL GORDON  (126511)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4770 ZN-O of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

LOACH, KENNETH  (983952)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4770 ZN-O of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

McNEIL, FRANCIS  (614340)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4770 ZN-O of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

REED, PHILIP NOEL  (1098655)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4770 ZN-O of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

THOMAS, ARTHUR WILLIAM  (1437035)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4770 ZN-O of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

03-Feb

Cpl

CHARD, DONALD HORACE  (925833)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was serving with No 111 Sqn, and was killed when the airfield at Souk-el-Khemis was attacked by Fw 190s.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

03-Feb

AC1

DODSWORTH, JAMES  (1084664)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 111 Sqn, and was killed when the airfield at Souk-el-Khemis was attacked by Fw 190s.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

03-Feb

Flt Lt

THORNTON-BASSETT, FRANK ERNEST (F E Smith) (89496)  RAFVR; age: 40

He was serving with No 173 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

03-Feb

Plt Off

DE GARIS, DEREK GORDON  (138197)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9197 BU-V of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

EVANS, RONALD FRANK  (635327)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9197 BU-V of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Fg Off

MACKENZIE, JOHN IRVEN  (J/9770)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9197 BU-V of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Feb

WO II

MURDOCH, WILLIAM MCKENZIE  (R/79291)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9197 BU-V of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Plt Off

O'NEILL, DANIEL  (J/93043)  RCAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9197 BU-V of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Feb

WO II

POWELL, WILLIAM OBEDIAH  (R/71536)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9197 BU-V of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Plt Off

SMITH, DENIS HEDLEY  (134995)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9197 BU-V of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Flt Sgt

THIESSEN, ARLEY HENRY  (R/122988)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9197 BU-V of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

ADAM, JOHN CALDWELL  (1340346)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9282 BU-Q of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Utrecht on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Benschop General Cemetery

03-Feb

Sqn Ldr

CLARKE, WILLIAM  (70132)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9282 BU-Q of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Utrecht on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Benschop General Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

JOHNSON, GEORGE ERIC  (1124496)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9282 BU-Q of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Utrecht on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Benschop General Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

DODD, LESLIE JOSEPH  (1295445)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF406 HA-E of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

HEATH, DENIS GRAHAM  (1240536)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF406 HA-E of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

HOLDEN, MATTHEW BEAN  (651668)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF406 HA-E of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery

03-Feb

WO II

LYNN, ROBERT JOHN THOMAS  (R/102004)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF406 HA-E of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Flt Sgt

SELBY, RICHARD CHARLES  (1377760)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF406 HA-E of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Flt Sgt

STEWART, FRANK CAMPBELL  (R/72715)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF406 HA-E of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Flt Sgt

TRAVER, HOWARD WILLIAM  (R/133834)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF406 HA-E of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery

03-Feb

Fg Off

ASTROSKY, PETER CLYDE  (118570)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF408 HA-T of No 218 Sqn, which crashed in the Channel off Dover on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Fg Off

BELLMAN, GEORGE CHARLES  (125665)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF408 HA-T of No 218 Sqn, which crashed in the Channel off Dover on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

BOSTOCK, JAMES TRUEMAN  (1579672)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF408 HA-T of No 218 Sqn, which crashed in the Channel off Dover on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

GALLAGHER, JOHN  (1135122)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF408 HA-T of No 218 Sqn, which crashed in the Channel off Dover on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

HARGREAVES, RONALD  (1210201)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF408 HA-T of No 218 Sqn, which crashed in the Channel off Dover on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

KENNINGTON, GEORGE THOMAS  (1158838)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF408 HA-T of No 218 Sqn, which crashed in the Channel off Dover on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Flt Lt

TREVES, STANLEY LEONARD  (44674)  RAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF408 HA-T of No 218 Sqn, which crashed in the Channel off Dover on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

YOXALL, CHARLES HENRY  (1191524)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF408 HA-T of No 218 Sqn, which crashed in the Channel off Dover on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

WO

HEWITT, HARRY  (745597)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA236 of No 223 Sqn, which collided with an aircraft of No 55 Sqn, whilst flying in fog and rain.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

03-Feb

Flt Sgt

WAYN, DAVID PERCIVAL  (408073)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA236 of No 223 Sqn, which collided with an aircraft of No 55 Sqn, whilst flying in fog and rain.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

TANNER, WILLIAM ERNEST  (1164480)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA236 of No 223 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft collided with an aircraft of No 55 Sqn, whilst flying in fog and rain.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

JULYANS, PERCY  (1178447)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2261 MQ-W of No 226 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Swanton Morley on a training sortie.  He is buried in Brigstock Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

SIMMS, WILLIAM WALTER  (1436631)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2261 MQ-W of No 226 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Swanton Morley on a training sortie.  He is buried in Rugby (Whinfield) Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

ROCHE, STEPHEN JOSEPH  (1294066)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2261 MQ-W of No 226 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Swanton Morley on a training sortie.  He is buried in Sidcup Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

FRETWELL, REGINALD AUSTIN  (1020907)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2261 MQ-W of No 226 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Swanton Morley on a training sortie.  He is buried in Wadsley Churchyard

03-Feb

Flt Lt

FURNISS, PATRICK DUNN  (41994)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER720 of No 241 Sqn, which failed to return from a tactical recce sortie to Kairouan.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Feb

Fg Off

AUSTIN, STANLEY MAURICE  (113412)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EE770 of No 243 Sqn, which were shot down near Kairouan by enemy fighters.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery.

03-Feb

Sgt

McATEER, JOHN GILMORE  (1143473)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, ER851 of No 243 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Fw 190s near Kairounan.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Feb

Fg Off

BELL, CLIVE RONALD MURRAY  (80141)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R7686 'E' of No 266 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Torquay following an engine failure during a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

MIERZWA, Jakub (P.794086)  PAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  III, BK303 BH-Q of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie off Lorient.  He is buried in Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt

03-Feb

Sgt

OGRODNIK, Teodor (P.794660)  PAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  III, BK303 BH-Q of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie off Lorient.  He is buried in Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt

03-Feb

Sgt

SOWA, Wladyslaw (P.784778)  PAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  III, BK303 BH-Q of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie off Lorient.  He is buried in Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt

03-Feb

Sgt

WYDRZERZECKI, Waclaw (P.792781)  PAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  III, BK303 BH-Q of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie off Lorient.  He is buried in Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt

03-Feb

Fg Off

MALICKI, Tadeusz Juliusz (P.1848)  PAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK303 BH-Q of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie off Lorient.  He is buried in Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt

03-Feb

Fg Off

KALINA, Stefan (P.0765)  PAF; age: 37

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK511 BH-X of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in No Known Grave

03-Feb

Sgt

LAZOWSKI, Feliks (P.780109)  PAF; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK511 BH-X of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in No Known Grave

03-Feb

Sgt

MARCINISZYN, Pawel Boleslaw (P.782886)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK511 BH-X of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in No Known Grave

03-Feb

Sgt

MATELOWSKI, Jozef Karol (P.783855)  PAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK511 BH-X of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in No Known Grave

03-Feb

Sgt

SIENKIEWICZ, Zenon (P.793324)  PAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK511 BH-X of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in No Known Grave

03-Feb

Sgt

ZIELINSKI, Walerian Jozef (P.782744)  PAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK511 BH-X of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in No Known Grave

03-Feb

Fg Off

LESISZ, Edward (P.0479)  PAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1392 SM-O of No 305 Sqn, which crashed in Holland as the result of enemy action.  He is buried in

03-Feb

Sgt

GZELL, Henryk Leon (P.781188)  PAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1392 SM-O of No 305 Sqn, which crashed in Holland as the result of enemy action.  He is buried in Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt

03-Feb

Flt Sgt

KOWALSKI, Alfons (P.780430)  PAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1392 SM-O of No 305 Sqn, which crashed in Holland as the result of enemy action.  He is buried in Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt

03-Feb

Sgt

KOZLOWSKI, Bernard (P.794283)  PAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IV, Z1392 SM-O of No 305 Sqn, which crashed in Holland as the result of enemy action.  He is buried in Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt

03-Feb

Fg Off

WIEJSKI, Jan (P.0873)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD549  of No 308 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during Circus 258.  He is buried in Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt

03-Feb

Flt Lt

BLACK, WILLIAM ANDREW  (J/7980)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT680 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

03-Feb

Fg Off

TURP, ROBERT JACK  (J/7235)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EP493 of No 416 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during Circus 258.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

03-Feb

Sgt

DUTHIE, WILLIAM PETER  (R/58766)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT630 VR-T of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sleen General Cemetery

03-Feb

WO II

GONNETT, LENNOX ALWIN  (R/77325)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT630 VR-T of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sleen General Cemetery

03-Feb

WO II

HILL, RAYMOND HEPTON  (R/79024)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT630 VR-T of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sleen General Cemetery

03-Feb

Plt Off

MACKENZIE, JACK DOUGLAS  (J/16924)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT630 VR-T of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 over Holland on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sleen General Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

PERRON, JOSEPH MARCEL GASTON  (R/79470)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3361 of No 425 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed on take-off form Kingscliffe on a delivery flight on 1 Jan 1943.  He is buried in Wittering (All Saints) Churchyard

03-Feb

Sgt

AYLEY, FRANCIS LOUIS  (656380)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX596 of No 547 Sqn, which was lost over Cardigan Bay on a transit flight from Chivenor to Tain, possibly as the result of an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Fg Off

HANN, RAYMOND DONALD  (J/11177)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX596 of No 547 Sqn, which was lost over Cardigan Bay on a transit flight from Chivenor to Tain, possibly as the result of an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

KARENA, PEETI ROTANA  (411793)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX596 of No 547 Sqn, which was lost over Cardigan Bay on a transit flight from Chivenor to Tain, possibly as the result of an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

AC2

LANG, DONALD  (1005664)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 946 Sqn, and his body was recovered from the canal near Townhead Bridge, Kirkintilloch, having fallen in whilst walking along the tow path during the black out.  He is buried in Kirkintilloch (Auld Aisle) Cemetery.

03-Feb

Sgt

ALLAN, JAMES  (1251427)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT503 of No 1 OADU/1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

BROWN, JACK  (1457184)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT503 of No 1 OADU/1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

BUTTERY, DONALD JOHN WILLIAM  (1231848)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT503 of No 1 OADU/1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

CONNOR, RAYMOND FRANCIS  (414377)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT503 of No 1 OADU/1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

CULSHAW, DONALD OWEN COLWELL  (1390928)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT503 of No 1 OADU/1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

FOX, LESLIE  (937274)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT503 of No 1 OADU/1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Fg Off

HART, WILLIAM JAMES  (125306)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT503 of No 1 OADU/1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

MAUDSON, JOSEPH HENRY  (927094)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT503 of No 1 OADU/1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

STUBBS, CHARLES  (1164235)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT503 of No 1 OADU/1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

Sgt

TEMPLETON, GEOFFREY  (1382817)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT503 of No 1 OADU/1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a delivery flight to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

LAC

COLQUHOUN, THOMAS DICKIE  (948109)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Fleet Finch, 4415 of No 17 EFTS, which crashed near Stanley, Nova Scotia during a training flight.  He is buried in Windsor Maplewood Cemetery

03-Feb

Flt Sgt

TANNER, PETER  (934067)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AL148 of No 2 ADU, which spun into the ground on the approach to Martubah.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

KEOWN, FREDERICK JAMES  (1079113)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK241 of No 27 OTU, which crashed in a flat spin whilst circling to land at the end on a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery

03-Feb

Sgt

BELL, FREDERICK GEORGE  (401884)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK241 of No 27 OTU, which crashed in a flat spin whilst circling to land at the end on a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Scropton (St Paul) Churchyard and Extension

03-Feb

Sgt

HODSON, RAYMOND KNIGHT  (413999)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK241 of No 27 OTU, which crashed in a flat spin whilst circling to land at the end on a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Scropton (St Paul) Churchyard and Extension

03-Feb

Sgt

HOWES, KEVIN VINCENT  (405737)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK241 of No 27 OTU, which crashed in a flat spin whilst circling to land at the end on a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Scropton (St Paul) Churchyard and Extension

03-Feb

Sgt

REID, ARTHUR WILLIAM  (656535)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK241 of No 27 OTU, which crashed in a flat spin whilst circling to land at the end on a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Scropton (St Paul) Churchyard and Extension

03-Feb

Sgt

BERWICK, CECIL JAMES  (629799)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 3177 (ex AX312?) of No 61 AS, which crashed south of Riversdale whilst flying in fog.  He is buried in George Cemetery

03-Feb

Plt Off

BLACK, CLIFFORD ROBERTSON  (130309)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL544 of No 9 (C) OTU, which crashed near Abercorn during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Orpington (All Saints) Churchyard

03-Feb

Fg Off

FORSYTH, JOHN MALCOLM  (401935)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL544 of No 9 (C) OTU, which crashed near Abercorn during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Pwllheli Borough Cemetery

03-Feb

Flt Lt

RIESS, Stanislaw Franciszek (P.76665)  PAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, W7917  of the AAEE, which dived into the ground near Sutton Scotney during rudder trials.  He is buried in Durrington Cemetery

03-Feb

LACW

ARMSTRONG, JEAN  (431850)  WAAF; age: 20

She was serving in the UK and died after having apparently taken 400 aspirin, a verdict of suicide was returned.  Her death is registered in Border.  She is buried in Penrith Cemetery.

03-Feb

ACW1

HOY, ENA MAUREEN  (2003416)  WAAF; age: 19

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  She is buried in Sanderstead (All Saints) Churchyard Extension

03-Feb

LAC

PECKETT, SIDNEY JAMES  (1465324)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was serving in the UK and died in Horley Military Hospital, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Warlingham (All Saints) Churchyard.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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