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Casualties - 7 - 9 February 1943


07-Feb

Fg Off

STEEL, HENRY PETER  (122247)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AP236 of No 26 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie in the St Valery area.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

07-Feb

AC1

JAMES, ALBERT JOHN  (1555849)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 51 Sqn and died in an accident with a passenger bus.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Allenvale) Cemetery.

07-Feb

Sgt

NOBLE, GEORGE BERNARD  (648188)  RAF; age: 24

He was serving with No 51 Sqn and died in an accident with a passenger bus.  He is buried in Fylingdales (St Stephen) Churchyard.

07-Feb

AC1

SMOLLAN, DENNIS  (1520153)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 51 Sqn and died in an accident with a passengers bus.  He is buried in Hazelrigg Jewish Cemetery.

07-Feb

Cpl

HANSON, HERBERT  (992659)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 51 Sqn and died in an accident with a passengers bus.  He is buried in Huddersfield (Edgerton) Cemetery.

07-Feb

AC2

LARMAN, HERBERT  (1759180)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving with No 51 Sqn and died in an accident with a passengers bus.  He is buried in Radcliffe Cemetery.

07-Feb

Sgt

TREMAIN, JAMES THOMAS (JIM)  (1261299)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 51 Sqn and died in an accident with a passengers bus.  He is buried in Selby Cemetery.

07-Feb

AC2

WARD, NORMAN  (1508955)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 51 Sqn and died in an accident with a passengers bus.  He is buried in York Cemetery, Yorkshire.

07-Feb

Sgt

ABRAHAM, CHARLES FREDERICK  (1035724)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED359 QR-F of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

HILLHOUSE, JOHN BROWN  (976567)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED359 QR-F of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Flt Sgt

LEWIS, HERBERT DALTON  (R/102653)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED359 QR-F of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Fg Off

MORGAN, KENNETH LLEWELLYN  (126512)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED359 QR-F of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

PARKER, ALFRED RAYMOND  (908599)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED359 QR-F of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

WILLIAMS, HOWARD LLEWELLYN  (1499052)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED359 QR-F of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

YOUNG, GEORGE EDWARD  (1380959)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED359 QR-F of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Fg Off

BEESLEY, PETER LESLIE  (47763)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT701 NP-T of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Guidel during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

BOWLEY, KENNETH  (968910)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT701 NP-T of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Guidel during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

BRINDLE, ERIC  (657693)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT701 NP-T of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Guidel during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

BYGRAVE, LEONARD  (933155)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT701 NP-T of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Guidel during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

CARR, FREDERICK GEORGE  (933802)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT701 NP-T of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Guidel during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

COWPER, EDWIN FRANCIS  (1271839)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT701 NP-T of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Guidel during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

LEWIS, RALPH  (540757)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT701 NP-T of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Guidel during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

WHILES, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1249500)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT701 NP-T of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Guidel during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

BURGESS, ALFRED BRIAN  (1230174)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3544 AS-H of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Guidel during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

CLEMENTS, MAURICE FREEMAN  (1242362)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3544 AS-H of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Guidel during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

EDWARDS, KENNETH WILLIAMS  (1118711)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3544 AS-H of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Guidel during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

PITT, CHARLES ARTHUR  (1176419)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3544 AS-H of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Guidel during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

SMITH, DONALD JACK  (1235284)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3544 AS-H of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Guidel during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

BAKER, RONALD VALENTINE  (1286156)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK507 EX-E of No 199 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

KEETON, ANTHONY EDWARD  (1239640)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK507 EX-E of No 199 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

NORGATE, MORRIS JOHN  (1380915)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK507 EX-E of No 199 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

PENNYCOOK, DAVID COVENTRY  (1552510)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK507 EX-E of No 199 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Flt Lt

POWELL, KENNETH  (123965)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK507 EX-E of No 199 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Flt Sgt

SULLIVAN, CHARLES BARRY  (408713)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK507 EX-E of No 199 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Fg Off

BRAINE, HOPE  (403211)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX600 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce off Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

07-Feb

Flt Sgt

HUNT, ALAN  (1150662)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX600 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce off Sardinia.  He is buried in Cagliari (St Michele) Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

DING, ERIC JOHN  (407602)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX600 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce off Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

07-Feb

Sgt

HAMILTON, DAVID PURVIS  (1112238)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX600 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce off Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

07-Feb

Sgt

SPENCER, FRED  (1073764)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX600 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce off Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

07-Feb

Fg Off

WAITE, GERALD FRANCIS JOHN  (67688)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX600 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce off Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

07-Feb

Sgt

BERGNA, EUGENE JOSEPH PATRICK  (1342769)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 272 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

BRACKENRIDGE, DOUGLAS MATTHEW  (R/79608)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR655 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Flt Sgt

COWMAN, WILLIAM HARRIS  (549530)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR655 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Flt Sgt

GIGUERE, JOSEPH EMERY ROMEO  (R/117691)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR655 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

WO II

LOUGH, WILLIAM HERBERT  (R/82621)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR655 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

SALT, REGINALD JAMES PETER  (657679)  RAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR655 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Flt Sgt

SAYERS, JOSEPH FISHER  (R/53361)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR655 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

WO II

SMITH, DEAN WILLIAM  (R/94982)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR655 EQ-S of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Cpl

MILNER, JOSEPH CARLYLE  (18105A)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in died as a result of being asphyxiated by petrol fumes. of No 413 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

07-Feb

Flt Sgt

BOOTH, ALFRED ERNEST  (906085)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ658 QB-Q of No 424 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

07-Feb

Plt Off

COX, EDMUND THOMAS  (J/16786)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ658 QB-Q of No 424 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

07-Feb

Flt Sgt

DUKE, HARVEY MCKERR  (R/106616)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ658 QB-Q of No 424 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

ALLEN, FRANCIS JOHN  (1315775)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ658 QB-Q of No 424 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Feb

Fg Off

PATTERSON, JOSEPH MOSES  (J/11799)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ658 QB-Q of No 424 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Feb

Flt Sgt

BITTEN, FREDERICK CHARLES  (R/97262)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1742 KW-C of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Feb

Sgt

BLOOM, ROY BENJAMIN CHARLES  (1269421)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1742 KW-C of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Feb

Flt Sgt

GUILLEMETTE, ALFRED FREDERIC  (R/79306)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1742 KW-C of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Feb

Sgt

MARTIN, HAROLD JAMES  (1320191)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1742 KW-C of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Feb

Plt Off

POIRIER, JOHN AUGUSTIN ALBERT  (J/18748)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1742 KW-C of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Feb

Plt Off

WORSLEY, ARTHUR LESLEY  (130162)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1742 KW-C of No 425 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Feb

Fg Off

TAFFS, JOHN CLIFFORD  (123031)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, EN385 of No 541 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Feb

Flt Lt

NANKIVELL, PETER JAMES  (84930)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R8838 'N' of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 during a Rhubarb in the Dixmunde area.  He is buried in Staden Communal Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

COMMON, ERIC NORMAN  (1089983)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2761 'C' of No 11 OTU, which was abandoned and crashed near Ashley in Northamptonshire following an uncontrollable engine fire but he did not get out or survive the descent.  He is buried in Lancaster Cemetery, Lancashire

07-Feb

Sgt

CROKER, LEONARD FRANCIS  (413031)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2761 'C' of No 11 OTU, which was abandoned and crashed near Ashley in Northamptonshire following an uncontrollable engine fire but he did not get out or survive the descent.  He is buried in North Luffenham (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

07-Feb

Sgt

LINDLEY, TOM  (414642)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2761 'C' of No 11 OTU, which was abandoned and crashed near Ashley in Northamptonshire following an uncontrollable engine fire but he did not get out or survive the descent.  He is buried in North Luffenham (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

07-Feb

Cpl

TALBOT, ALBERT WILLIAM  (933448)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Henley I, L3390 of No 1604 Flt, which crashed after hitting power cables near St Eval.  He is buried in Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

07-Feb

Plt Off

ROGERS, STUART  (J/16434)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Henley I, L3390 of No 1604 Flt, which crashed after hitting power cables near St Eval.  He is buried in Morwenstow (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

07-Feb

Sgt

KENNY, JOHN JOSEPH  (1375175)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK434 of No 30 OTU, which stalled and crashed as it attempted a go-round on its return from a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Glasnevin (or Prospect) Cemetery

07-Feb

Sgt

LEWIS, ROBERT DRISCOLL  (416587)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK434 of No 30 OTU, which stalled and crashed as it attempted a go-round on its return from a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Hixon (St Peter) Churchyard

07-Feb

Sgt

ROWSE, DERYCK CHARLES  (413778)  RNZAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK434 of No 30 OTU, which stalled and crashed as it attempted a go-round on its return from a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Hixon (St Peter) Churchyard

07-Feb

Sgt

McGINNES, JOHN  (1024009)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK434 of No 30 OTU, which stalled and crashed as it attempted a go-round on its return from a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in New Kilpatrick Parish Churchyard

07-Feb

Sgt

AUSTIN, KENNETH HENRY  (1319425)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK434 of No 30 OTU, which stalled and crashed as it attempted a go-round on its return from a night cross-country exercise.  He was buried in/or cremated at  Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium

07-Feb

Plt Off

MARKHAM, EDWARD DENNIS  (133720)  RAFFC; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP309 of No 45 Grp, which was lost on a tranistit flight from Dorval to the UK.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial

07-Feb

Sgt

RUMBLE, CECIL STANLEY  (615014)  RAFFC; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP309 of No 45 Grp, which was lost on a transit flight from Dorval to the UK.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial

07-Feb

Cpl

SCHOFIELD, STANLEY  (618953)  RAF; age: 22

He was serving with No 54 RSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

07-Feb

LAC

QUINN, FELIX  (1048314)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving at Craig Field at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe

07-Feb

Sgt

PIGGOTT, JOHN  (550465)  RAF; age: 23

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 was cremated at  South London Crematorium, Mitcham

07-Feb

LAC

BADKIN, EDWIN JAMES  (1152741)  RAFVR; age: 26

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 Edmonton.  He was buried in/or cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

07-Feb

Cpl

NOBBS, WALTER JOHN  (40776)  RAF; age: 58

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 Northumberland Central.  He is buried in Newport (St Paul's) Cemetery

07-Feb

Cpl

WINNETT, WALTER EDWIN  (1303214)  RAFVR; age: 35

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 Smethwick.  He is buried in Smethwick (Uplands) Cemetery

08-Feb

Flt Lt

GIVEN, HUGH MACIVOR  (112706)  RAF; age: 28

He was serving with No 27 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

08-Feb

WO II

BLACK, HARRY GORDON  (R/62820)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED309 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which was lost in the sea on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

Sgt

BOND, ALFRED LESLIE  (1164636)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED309 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which was lost in the sea on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

Sgt

CURTIS, LESLIE HAROLD  (1313229)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED309 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which was lost in the sea on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

Sgt

DRURY, ROBERT WILLIAM  (R/57794)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED309 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which was lost in the sea on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

Fg Off

MILLAR, JOHN WHITLA  (J/9415)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED309 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which was lost in the sea on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

WO II

PERKINS, KENNETH MITCHELL  (R/105148)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED309 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which was lost in the sea on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

Flt Sgt

SCRIMGEOUR, WILLIAM WILSON  (R/53011)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED309 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which was lost in the sea on a raid to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

Flt Sgt

SKINNER, DESMOND  (1269101)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4832 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

08-Feb

Sgt

HOWELLS, ARTHUR  (1419577)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4832 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

Sgt

HUNTER, JOHN  (617249)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4832 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

Sgt

KNIGHT, ALAN  (403519)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4832 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

Sgt

VINCENT, GEORGE TAYLOR  (1180892)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4832 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

Sgt

WADDELL, HAROLD THEODORE  (412217)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4832 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

Flt Sgt

WALTON, RAYMOND  (952997)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4832 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

Sgt

MOSELEY, LEONARD GRANVILLE (LEN)  (944593)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 51 Sqn and died from injuries sustained the previous day in an accident with a passenger bus.  He is buried in Mickleover (All Saints) Churchyard

08-Feb

WO II

CARMODY, CORNELIUS JOHN  (R/51795)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP473 of No 185 Sqn, which was abandoned off St Paul's Bay, Malta following a glycol leak, but he was not rescued.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Feb

Sgt

ADAMS, ARCHIBALD JOHN  (1340969)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8380 of No 418 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Alcester.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Grange) Cemetery

08-Feb

Sgt

ROSS, CHARLES HUGH EDDIE  (1365930)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8380 of No 418 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Alcester.  He is buried in Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery

08-Feb

Cpl

KAPUSTA, BASIL  (R/71151)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8380 of No 418 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Alcester.  He is buried in Pershore Cemetery

08-Feb

Sgt

JACKSON, LEONARD VERNON  (931418)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8380 of No 418 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Alcester.  He is buried in/or was cremated at  East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium

08-Feb

Sqn Ldr

VAN DER HEIJDEN, PIETER ROBERT MARIE  (40190)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, BP881 of No 541 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie to Rotterdam.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Feb

Sgt

ADAMS, WILFRED JOHN  (1378351)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX733 of No 547 Sqn, which ditched off Tarbat Ness following an engine failure.  He is buried in Haltemprice (Anlaby Tranby Lane) Cemetery

08-Feb

Sgt

CUST, PHILIP GORDON  (1388747)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA784 of No 10 OTU, which crashed near the airfield at Harwell whilst attempting a go-round from a bad landing.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Feb

Flt Sgt

GULLISON, FREDERICK EUGENE  (R/104187)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA784 of No 10 OTU, which crashed near the airfield at Harwell whilst attempting a go-round from a bad landing.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Feb

Sgt

MARSHALL, STANLEY WALLIS  (1380401)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA784 of No 10 OTU, which crashed near the airfield at Harwell whilst attempting a go-round from a bad landing.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Feb

Sgt

OPENSHAW, OLIVER ORMROD  (1215561)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA784 of No 10 OTU, which crashed near the airfield at Harwell whilst attempting a go-round from a bad landing.  He is buried in Llanfechain (or Llanfechan) (St Garmon) Churchyard

08-Feb

Cpl

REVELL, CHARLES WILLIAM  (845076)  AuxAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX293 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed into the sea off Millom.  He is buried in Harrow (Eastcote Lane) Cemetery

08-Feb

LAC

SAPSED, HAROLD JAMES  (1321088)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX293 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed into the sea off Millom.  He is buried in Harrow Cemetery

08-Feb

Sgt

THOMPSON, THOMAS JAMES  (515446)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX293 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed into the sea off Millom.  He is buried in Haverigg (St Luke) Churchyard, Millom

08-Feb

Flt Sgt

SMITH, HARRY  (641453)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX293 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed into the sea off Millom.  He is buried in Haverigg (St Luke) Churchyard, Millom

08-Feb

Sgt

PAGE, ARTHUR  (1312911)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX293 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed into the sea off Millom.  He is buried in Llantrisant (Trane) Cemetery

08-Feb

AC1

SWAIN, ROY  (1045797)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 5 (ME) ARU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

08-Feb

Cpl

PAGET, ERNEST JOHN (JACK)  (791125)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was serving at Mogadishu at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Nairobi War Cemetery

08-Feb

Cpl

SIMPSON, JAMES  (1557452)  RAFVR; age: 32

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 Aberdeen North.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery

09-Feb

Plt Off

RICHARDSON, WILLIAM THOMAS  (124435)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG647 of No 4 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Hillcott in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Upavon Cemetery

09-Feb

Sgt

BAILEY, IRWIN FOWLDS  (412785)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, LA994 'O' of No 37 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti-shipping strike against Palermo harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Feb

Flt Sgt

HOOD, DONALD  (402559)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, LA994 'O' of No 37 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti-shipping strike against Palermo harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Feb

Flt Sgt

MOORIN, ROLAND  (1054968)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, LA994 'O' of No 37 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti-shipping strike against Palermo harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Feb

Flt Sgt

PENROSE, TOM  (997260)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, LA994 'O' of No 37 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti-shipping strike against Palermo harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Feb

Sgt

ROLFE, EDGAR ALEXANDER  (1262070)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, LA994 'O' of No 37 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti-shipping strike against Palermo harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Feb

Sgt

STEVENSON, HEW RUSSELL  (778496)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, LA994 'O' of No 37 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti-shipping strike against Palermo harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Feb

Flt Lt

TAYLOR, GEORGE STRINGER  (391849)  RNZAF; age: 24

He died in hospital at Banbury from injuries sustained whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8438 of No 96 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting an emergency landing at Turweston.  He is buried in Weaverham (St Mary) Churchyard

09-Feb

Fg Off

LEWIS, RICHARD GRANVILLE  (67061)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM450 of No 165 Sqn, which was lost on a Rhubarb in the St Aubin area.  He is buried in Grandcourt War Cemetery

09-Feb

Fg Off

BAKER, GEOFFREY RUSSELL  (116766)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AL982 of No 170 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Selsey Bill during a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

Fg Off

HUTCHINGS, WILLIAM FRANCIS GRAHAM  (74378)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, V8457 of No 256 Sqn, which failed to return from a night training exercise off Blackpool .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

Flt Lt

TOONE, DONOVAN  (86672)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, V8457 of No 256 Sqn, which failed to return from a night training exercise off Blackpool .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Feb

Sgt

BALMFORTH, HENRY NICHOLSON  (1434390)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT495 of No 462 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on shipping in Palermo harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Feb

Sgt

GREEN, HUMPHREY RALPH  (1381429)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT495 of No 462 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on shipping in Palermo harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Feb

Sgt

HALE, GEORGE HENRY  (1318812)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT495 of No 462 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on shipping in Palermo harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Feb

Sgt

MACKRILL, THOMAS EDWARD  (944296)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT495 of No 462 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on shipping in Palermo harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Feb

Sgt

McCARDLE, DONALD  (1425873)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT495 of No 462 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on shipping in Palermo harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Feb

Sgt

McHALE, MICHAEL DENIS  (1087959)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT495 of No 462 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on shipping in Palermo harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Feb

Sgt

MURRAY, WILLIAM SUTHERLAND  (987911)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT495 of No 462 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on shipping in Palermo harbour.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Feb

Sgt

BELLIS, SYDNEY  (1451971)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9156 of No 19 OTU, which was abandoned following an engine failure but he possibly died from injuries sustained.  He is buried in Bebington Cemetery

09-Feb

Sgt

HILL, RALPH ROSCHMAN  (R/137173)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIB, P8447 of No 53 OTU, which flew into the ground near Llancarfan, Glamorganshire.  He is buried in Llantwit Major Cemetery

09-Feb

Cpl

TRISCOTT, JOHN CHARLES  (1166222)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with Comm Flt, Lydda at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

09-Feb

Sgt

HARRIS, ANTONY MANDERSON  (656550)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH235 of Dorval, which flew into Whiteface Mountain near Wilmington in New York State in a snow storm.  He is buried in Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemetery

09-Feb

Sgt

ELDING, JAMES ROBERT  (1426940)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was attached to No 31 PD but was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL591 of Dorval, which crashed in a forced landing 10 miles from Gander in a blizzard having run out of fuel.  He is buried in Gander War Cemetery

09-Feb

Fg Off

BROWN, FREDERICK JOSEPH  (122366)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL591 of Dorval, which crashed in a forced landing 10 miles from Gander in a blizzard having run out of fuel.  He is buried in Gander War Cemetery

09-Feb

Plt Off

LEWIS, HOWEL LEONARD BENJAMIN  (131099)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL591 of Dorval, which crashed in a forced landing 10 miles from Gander in a blizzard having run out of fuel.  He is buried in Gander War Cemetery

09-Feb

Plt Off

OWEN, DAVID JERVIS  (130957)  RAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL591 of Dorval, which crashed in a forced landing 10 miles from Gander in a blizzard having run out of fuel.  He is buried in Gander War Cemetery

09-Feb

AC2

PENFOLD, GEORGE ALBERT  (1237400)  RAFVR; age: 28

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

09-Feb

Cpl

FINCH, HAROLD JOHN MM (846320)  AuxAF; age: 45

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 Bridgend.  He is buried in Llantwit Major Cemetery

09-Feb

AC1

KINNAIRD, THOMAS  (1374006)  RAFVR; age: 22

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 Mornignside district, Edinburgh City, Midlothian.  He is buried in Kirkcaldy (Hayfield) Cemetery

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