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Casualties - 10 - 12 February 1943


10-Feb

Sgt

PRICE, JOHN EWART  (1323686)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2248 of No 141 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Arundel Park, Sussex.  He is buried in Bonchurch (St Boniface) Churchyard

10-Feb

Sgt

NOCKLES, PHILIP GEORGE  (1315546)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2248 of No 141 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Arundel Park, Sussex.  He is buried in Southampton (Hollybrook) Cemetery

10-Feb

Fg Off

MOHAMMED AHMAD KHAN  (118097)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2248 of No 141 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Arundel Park, Sussex.  He is buried in Brookwood Cemetery

10-Feb

Flt Sgt

BAIRD, JOHN DOUGLAS  (R/92477)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF690 of No 150 Sqn, which was damaged during a raid but managed to return to base.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

10-Feb

Cpl

BROXHAM, WALTER ERNEST  (943558)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was serving with No 225 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

10-Feb

Flt Lt

NORTH, GERALD  (83719)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, EP607 of No 232 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 near Tabarka.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba.

10-Feb

WO II

NOBLE, RAYMOND EDWARD  (R/92566)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP173 of No 270 Sqn, which crashed off the Bunce River in Sierra Leone.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Feb

Flt Lt

TAYLOR, MAURICE FRANK  (67268)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP173 of No 270 Sqn, which crashed off the Bunce River in Sierra Leone.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Feb

Sgt

WRAIGHT, SIDNEY ALBERT GEORGE  (1288521)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD494 of No 295 Sqn, which failed to return from a Nickel sortie to the Chateaux Roux area.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

10-Feb

Sgt

BEEBE, JACK HEATON  (411058)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD494 of No 295 Sqn, which failed to return from a Nickel sortie to the Chateaux Roux area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Feb

Sgt

ERASMUS, WILLIAM RONALD  (1313155)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD494 of No 295 Sqn, which failed to return from a Nickel sortie to the Chateaux Roux area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Feb

Flt Sgt

FROGGATT, EDWARD  (935654)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD494 of No 295 Sqn, which failed to return from a Nickel sortie to the Chateaux Roux area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Feb

Sgt

WATNE, R K ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS176 of No 332 Sqn, which abandoned off the British coast following an engine failure on its return from Rodeo 167 to Flushing but he was found dead.  

10-Feb

Sgt

HARRIS, HAROLD RICHARD  (413066)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL256 'R' of No 610 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during Circus 261 to Caen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Feb

Fg Off

SMITH, LAWRENCE ARTHUR DFC (114060)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EE724 'T' of No 610 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during Circus 261 to Caen.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

10-Feb

Sqn Ldr

ROBINSON, ANTHONY EDWARD  (39472)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EE767 'W' of No 610 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during Circus 261 to Caen.  He is buried in Grandcourt War Cemetery

10-Feb

Sqn Ldr

HOOKE, LESLIE CARSON  (31180)  RAF; age: 28

He was serving with No 107 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

10-Feb

AC1

MUIRHEAD, WILLIAM ALEXANDER  (1369908)  RAFVR; age: 21

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

10-Feb

Fg Off

LOMAX, PHILIP WALTER  (61525)  RAF; age: 31

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, AG128 of No 151 OTU, which crashed on approach to RAF Risalpur after stalling as the result of a bird strike.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery.

10-Feb

Fg Off

WRIGHT, HARRY EMMERSON  (124194)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was probably killed whilst flying in Tomahawk I, AH744 of No 1472 Flt, which flew into high ground on Mickle Fell.  He is buried in Catterick Cemetery

10-Feb

Sgt

O'CARROLL, PATRICK SAMUEL  (NZ404932)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6008 XT-W2 of No 1657 HCU, which flew into power cables having been unable to gain height due to a double engine failure on take off from Stradishall.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery

10-Feb

Plt Off

ROGERS, SIDNEY CLIFFORD  (141459)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6008 XT-W2 of No 1657 HCU, which flew into power cables having been unable to gain height due to a double engine failure on take off from Stradishall.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery

10-Feb

Sgt

SMITH, ROBERT WILLIAM  (1380261)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6008 XT-W2 of No 1657 HCU, which flew into power cables having been unable to gain height due to a double engine failure on take off from Stradishall.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery

10-Feb

Sgt

PIERCE, GEORGE TREVOR  (982034)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6008 XT-W2 of No 1657 HCU, which flew into power cables having been unable to gain height due to a double engine failure on take off from Stradishall.  He is buried in Llandudno (Great Orme's Head) Cemetery

10-Feb

Fg Off

BRABANT, ROY LEDLAY  (413931)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP278 of No 302 FTU, which died from injuries sustained when he was struck by the propeller after it separated from the engine whilst taxiing at Wig Bay.  He is buried in Stranraer (Glebe) Cemetery

10-Feb

LAC

ARMSTRONG, GEORGE  (976689)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was serving with No 39 ASP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

10-Feb

Fg Off

WILD, DENNIS PAUL REGINALD  (122767)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA769 of No 81 OTU, which crashed in a forced landing at Whitchurch after he was unable to abandon the aircraft owing to his parachute opening in the aircraft following an engine failure during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery

10-Feb

Sgt

BARKER, JOHN WILLIAM  (1174119)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving with AHQ India at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

10-Feb

LAC

GRIGG, ROBERT WILLIAM ALBERT  (1415317)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death but he may have died in the RAF Hospital at Ely as his death is registered in Ely.  He is buried in Salisbury (London Road) Cemetery

10-Feb

AC2

DAVIDSON, GORDON WALTER  (1833756)  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 Fylde.  He is buried in The Platt Cemetery, Amersham

10-Feb

LAC

MILLER, HAROLD JAMES  (1049098)  RAFVR; age: 39

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Auster, LB368 of No 654 Sqn, which crashed at Thornham in Norfolk.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley) Cemetery.

11-Feb

WO I

BRAYFORD, LLOYD WILLIS  (R/78842)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4384 DX-D of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Feb

Flt Sgt

CASEY, THEADORE EDGAR JAMES  (R/91856)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4384 DX-D of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Feb

Sgt

CLOUT, CHARLES FREDERICK  (1393499)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4384 DX-D of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Feb

Sgt

DIGNUM, ROBERT EDWARD  (975031)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4384 DX-D of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Feb

Sgt

DUTTON, KENNETH TREVOR  (1316241)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4384 DX-D of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Feb

Sgt

HALLIDAY, WILLIAM  (966650)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4384 DX-D of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Feb

Sgt

INWOOD, ERIC WILLIAM  (1207661)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4384 DX-D of No 57 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Feb

Sgt

AMOS, HENRY EDWIN  (1320473)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, W7879 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which crashed near Dalton whilst attempting an emergency landing on return from a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard

11-Feb

Sgt

COLES, TREVOR CHARLES  (569527)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, W7879 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which crashed near Dalton whilst attempting an emergency landing on return from a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard

11-Feb

Fg Off

FARQUHARSON LEY, HENRY  (121554)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, W7879 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which crashed near Dalton whilst attempting an emergency landing on return from a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard

11-Feb

Sgt

FLANSBURGH-WASHBOURNE, ALVAH WILKIE  (411796)  RNZAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, W7879 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which crashed near Dalton whilst attempting an emergency landing on return from a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard

11-Feb

Sgt

REILLY, MICHAEL NORMAN  (1559119)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, W7879 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which crashed near Dalton whilst attempting an emergency landing on return from a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard

11-Feb

Sgt

SAUNDERS, HAROLD EDWARD RICHARD  (785073)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, W7879 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which crashed near Dalton whilst attempting an emergency landing on return from a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard

11-Feb

Sgt

COOPER, FRANK  (1546822)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, W7879 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which crashed near Dalton whilst attempting an emergency landing on return from a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Swinton Cemetery

11-Feb

Flt Sgt

AGNEW, ROSS MADDAUGH  (R/100760)  RCAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM303 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Borkum during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

11-Feb

WO II

HAYWARD, VICTOR CHARLES  (R/101345)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM303 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Borkum during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

11-Feb

Fg Off

HENRY, WILLIAM  (126503)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM303 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Borkum during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

11-Feb

Plt Off

HUNT, JAMES TURNER  (J/16904)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM303 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Borkum during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

11-Feb

Sgt

KELLY, FRANCIS CLIFFORD  (569345)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM303 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Borkum during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

11-Feb

Sgt

LEE, JACK  (1217066)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM303 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Borkum during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

11-Feb

Sgt

LEES, KENNETH RICHARD  (1058896)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM303 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Borkum during a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

11-Feb

Flt Sgt

BROWN, WILLIAM AUSTIN  (1052824)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8302 OM-J of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Roosendal.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

11-Feb

Sgt

BURNS, WALTER ERIC  (1033054)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8302 OM-J of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Roosendal.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

11-Feb

Fg Off

HOLMES, JOHN WILLIAM JAKEMAN  (119562)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL446 of No 235 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the Bell Rock.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Feb

Sgt

TULLOCH, LAWRENCE  (1112065)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL446 of No 235 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea off the Bell Rock.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Feb

Lt

DE BEAUMONT D'AUTICHAMP, C ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BR621 of No 340 Sqn, which was hit by fire from a Fw 190 and exploded during a patrol off Boulogne.  

11-Feb

Flt Sgt

PEARCE, ALLAN EDGAR  (416280)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS318 of No 611 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Beachy whilst conducting a low level patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Feb

Sgt

SZOTT, Witold Antoni (P.780915)  PAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander III, V9666 of No 10 AGS, which crashed into the sea off Fleetwood after hitting the mast of a ship whilst low flying.  He is buried in Polish Air Force Memorial, Northolt

11-Feb

LAC

JOLLY, OWEN RALPH  (1210694)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lysander III, V9666 of No 10 AGS, which crashed into the sea off Fleetwood after hitting the mast of a ship whilst low flying.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Feb

Flt Lt

QUINN, VERNON HOWARD  (75919)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving with No 107 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

11-Feb

AC1

FISCH, Henryk (P.703000)  PAF; age: 22

He was serving with No 16 (P) SFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

11-Feb

Sgt

POLLARD, GRAHAM PRITCHARD  (1316648)  RAF; age: 20

He was serving with No 31 PDC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gander War Cemetery

11-Feb

AC1

GRAY, REGINALD PHILLIP  (640358)  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

11-Feb

AC1

BREACH, CYRIL WALLACE FREDERICK  (1325569)  RAFVR; age: 31

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

11-Feb

Sgt

ABDUL KARIM  (785753)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

11-Feb

LAC

ROBERTSON, WILLIAM ALEXANDER  (1430892)  RAFVR; age: 30

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 Wigan.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery

12-Feb

AC1

WILLIAMS, JOHN CLYDE  (1029551)  RAFVR; age: 39

He was serving with No 9 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Haverfordwest.  He is buried in Manordilo (St Paul) Churchyard

12-Feb

Sgt

MARSTON, REGINALD CHARLES  (1169718)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD794 of No 23 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

12-Feb

Flt Sgt

CLUNES, DOUGLAS IAN  (1268272)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD794 of No 23 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

12-Feb

AC1

BOOTH, JAMES BRADSHAW  (987409)  RAFVR; age: 28

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

12-Feb

Sgt

BOZIER, REGINALD THOMAS  (1322480)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4313 SR-G of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Feb

Sgt

COLLINS, RICHARD ARTHUR  (1312950)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4313 SR-G of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Feb

Flt Sgt

HILEY, ALAN ERNEST  (405586)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4313 SR-G of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Feb

Sgt

PATERSON, FREDERICK HARLEY  (411372)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4313 SR-G of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Feb

Sgt

QUINLAN, SYDNEY GEORGE  (411259)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4313 SR-G of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Feb

Sgt

SPIVEY, FRED TRAVIS  (1378279)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4313 SR-G of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Feb

Sgt

TEVIOTDALE, THOMAS  (1367316)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4313 SR-G of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Feb

LAC

BRANDON, CHARLES JAMES  (936802)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

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

12-Feb

AC1

SYRETT, VICTOR EDWARD  (1288621)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

12-Feb

Sgt

WILLIAMS, DAVID JOHN  (1314587)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7052 of No 263 Sqn, which was ditched off Carteret due to flak damaged inflicted whilst attacking a train during a Rhubarb sortie, but was not able to be rescued due to severe weather condition.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Feb

Sgt

BALL, WILLIAM  (971137)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ778 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which crashed into the North Yorkshire Moors during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Crossens (St John) Churchyard

12-Feb

Sgt

JELLEY, WILLIAM CHARLES IVOR  (1287313)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ778 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which crashed into the North Yorkshire Moors during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery

12-Feb

Sgt

ADLAM, OSCAR PHILIP EDWIN RONALD  (655624)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ778 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which crashed into the North Yorkshire Moors during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery

12-Feb

Fg Off

DUNN, BRYAN  (126469)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ778 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which crashed into the North Yorkshire Moors during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery

12-Feb

Sgt

CLIFFORD, ARNOLD CHARLES  (1338085)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ778 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which crashed into the North Yorkshire Moors during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He was cremated at  Bristol (Arnos Vale) Crematorium

12-Feb

Fg Off

SHIELS, MARTIN DESMOND  (403536)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BP541 of No 451 Sqn, which crashed on take-off after hitting a dispersal bay.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

12-Feb

Cpl

GUEST, ARTHUR ANDREW  (851362)  AuxAF; age: 32

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 916 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Warwick.  He is buried in Olton Franciscan Cemetery, Solihull

12-Feb

Sgt

GLOVER, SAMUEL CHARLES  (1029322)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was serving with No 1404 Flt at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brest (Kerfautras) Cemetery

12-Feb

Sgt

JACKSON, THOMAS HENRY  (1112663)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5676 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed near Sturton by Stow after breaking up in flight during a training flight.  He is buried in Coundon (St James) Churchyard

12-Feb

LAC

REDFERN, ELIJAH REGINALD  (938010)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5676 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed near Sturton by Stow after breaking up in flight during a training flight.  He is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery

12-Feb

Fg Off

JONES, SYDNEY RHYS  (65537)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5676 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed near Sturton by Stow after breaking up in flight during a training flight.  He is buried in Epping Cemetery

12-Feb

Fg Off

HOY, STANLEY  (127111)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5676 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed near Sturton by Stow after breaking up in flight during a training flight.  He is buried in Hull Eastern Cemetery

12-Feb

Sgt

RAESIDE, WILLIAM TURNBULL  (1120014)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5676 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed near Sturton by Stow after breaking up in flight during a training flight.  He is buried in Kilmarnock Cemetery

12-Feb

Flt Sgt

KENNEDY, GERALD WILLIAM (BUNNY)  (R/116232)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5676 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed near Sturton by Stow after breaking up in flight during a training flight.  He is buried in Thurlby (St Germain) Churchyard

12-Feb

Fg Off

KRISH, FELIX MAURICE  (127962)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5676 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed near Sturton by Stow after breaking up in flight during a training flight.  He is buried in Willesden Jewish Cemetery

12-Feb

Sgt

WESTWOOD, JOHN  (1210748)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5676 of No 1660 HCU, which crashed near Sturton by Stow after breaking up in flight during a training flight.  He is buried in Wychbold (St Mary de Wyche) Churchyard

12-Feb

Sgt

WHITE, ARTHUR NATHANIEL EDWARD  (1386049)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3608 of No 23 OTU , which was abandoned over Wales due to severe icing but he did not survive having delayed his exit to allow the rest of the crew to get out.  He is buried in Oswestry General Cemetery

12-Feb

Cpl

SCOON, HENRY  (645949)  RAF; age: 23

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 Java.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

12-Feb

LAC

BURFOOT, WILFRED ARTHUR  (1221119)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Duchess of  Richmond, which probably died during the journey.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

12-Feb

WO

WALLIS, JOHN JOSEPH  (910887)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving in the UK and died in the Royal Shropshire Infirmary, Shrewsbury from some form of illness.  He is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery

12-Feb

Sgt

GREEN, SIDNEY  (1108947)  RAFVR; age: 34

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

12-Feb

Sgt

PARKER, BENJAMIN  (357219)  RAF; age: 39

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death but he may have died in the RAF Hospital at Uxbridge as his death is registered in Uxbridge.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery

12-Feb

LAC

PENHALLURICK, ALFRED GEORGE  (1316226)  RAFVR; age: 28

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 Ogmore and Garw (Pontycymmer) Cemetery

12-Feb

AC2

JONES, STEWART PATRICK GEORGE  (744671)  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 Leicester.  He is buried in Woolwich Cemetery

12-Feb

LAC

LOWE, LESLIE CHARLES  (1088883)  RAFVR; age: 31

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 Richmond.  He is buried in Burton-upon-Trent Cemetery

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