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Casualties - 13 - 15 February 1943


13-Feb

Cpl

SMITH, MAURICE HERBERT  (616293)  RAF; age: 21

He was serving with No 5 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

REAY, JOHN BOWMAN  (1025301)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4836 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the circuit at Wickenby on return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Bentley-with-Arksey New Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

GIBBS, DENNIS FRANCIS  (1293272)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4836 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the circuit at Wickenby on return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Binbrook (St Mary) Churchyard

13-Feb

Sgt

CALLANAN, JAMES  (1120882)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4836 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the circuit at Wickenby on return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Gateshead East Cemetery

13-Feb

Plt Off

MARTIN, JAMES  (143898)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4836 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the circuit at Wickenby on return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Glasgow (St Kentigern's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

JONES, LEONARD  (1420919)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4836 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the circuit at Wickenby on return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Manchester (Gorton) Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

HEMMINGS, EDWARD  (610854)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4836 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the circuit at Wickenby on return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley) Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

COOMBS, ROBERT VICTOR  (1338475)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4836 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the circuit at Wickenby on return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery

13-Feb

Fg Off

SMITH, BASIL LE BRETON  (412525)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6543 of No 22 Sqn, which a member of No 30 Sqn, he was flying as a passenger and died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed shortly after take-off from Colombo after hitting the roof of a house near the airfield.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery

13-Feb

Flt Lt

LEAHY, IAN STEWART  (404031)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6543 of No 22 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off from Colombo after hitting the roof of a house near the airfield.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery

13-Feb

Fg Off

MUTIMER, STANLEY CHARLES  (400153)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, W6543 of No 22 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off from Colombo after hitting the roof of a house near the airfield.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery

13-Feb

Fg Off

FREEMAN, WILLIAM JOSEPH  (J/10162)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7885 TL-B of No 35 Sqn, which he was killed when he abandoned the aircraft after it was hit by flak on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in Carhaix Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Flt Sgt

PETERSON, LLOYD HARVEY  (R/114943)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED484 VN-Q of No 50 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Concarneau Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Flt Lt

DAVIES, EVAN ARTHUR  (101537)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED484 VN-Q of No 50 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Gavres Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Flt Sgt

HOGG, WILLIAM JAMES  (R/97033)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED484 VN-Q of No 50 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Gavres Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

WO

BAILEY, JOHN HOWARD  (746977)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED484 VN-Q of No 50 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

Sgt

BISHOP, DONALD ROBERT  (574641)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED484 VN-Q of No 50 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

Flt Sgt

HODGSON, KEITH JONATHAN  (R/108386)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED484 VN-Q of No 50 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

Flt Sgt

McCARTHY, JOHN HERBERT  (401388)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED484 VN-Q of No 50 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

Fg Off

STEWARD, MAURICE JAMES  (120646)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED484 VN-Q of No 50 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

Flt Lt

STEVENSON, PETER CHARLES FASKEN  (33521)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BR142 of No 64 Sqn, which was ditched off Boulogne following an engine failure during Circus 262 to Hardolot.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

Plt Off

HARDING-SMITH, DUDLEY  (405265)  RNZAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9316 AA-K of No 75 Sqn, which he was killed when he abandoned the aircraft after it was hit by flak on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Plt Off

WILLIAMS, ROY ARTHUR  (140912)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9316 AA-K of No 75 Sqn, which he was killed when he abandoned the aircraft after it was hit by flak on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Fg Off

CURRIE, WILLIAM MATTHEW  (J/22532)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK166 KO-C of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

GRAY, SYDNEY JOHN  (1263851)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK166 KO-C of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

RAIT, THOMAS GILMOUR  (1341342)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK166 KO-C of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Fg Off

ROSE, DESMOND JAMES  (124400)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK166 KO-C of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

KING, EDWARD WOODROW  (1314015)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1182 NP-L of No 158 Sqn, which collided with Wellington, BK460 over Somerset on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Bridgwater (Quantock Road) Cemetery

13-Feb

Flt Sgt

SCOTT, KENNETH WILLIAM  (1289554)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1182 NP-L of No 158 Sqn, which collided with Wellington, BK460 over Somerset on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Bridgwater (Quantock Road) Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

STEEDMAN, CHARLES WILLIAM  (1338571)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1182 NP-L of No 158 Sqn, which collided with Wellington, BK460 over Somerset on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Bridgwater (Quantock Road) Cemetery

13-Feb

Fg Off

CHAPMAN, JOHN HENRY  (125992)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1182 NP-L of No 158 Sqn, which collided with Wellington, BK460 over Somerset on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Canterbury Cemetery, Kent

13-Feb

Sgt

REEDER, KENNETH JACK  (1335612)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1182 NP-L of No 158 Sqn, which collided with Wellington, BK460 over Somerset on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery

13-Feb

Flt Lt

AYSCOUGH, PETER EDWIN  (84333)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1182 NP-L of No 158 Sqn, which collided with Wellington, BK460 over Somerset on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Southwick Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

POUNDS, ERNEST HENRY JOHN  (633299)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1182 NP-L of No 158 Sqn, which collided with Wellington, BK460 over Somerset on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Wantage Cemetery

13-Feb

Flt Sgt

SMALLEY, WILLIAM BERTRAM HAMMOND  (1177130)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK460 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, W1182 over Somerset on its return from a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Pwllheli Borough Cemetery

13-Feb

Fg Off

BELL, JOHN MORLING  (121435)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3870 EX-S of No 199 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Flt Lt

COWIE, ARTHUR  (45949)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3870 EX-S of No 199 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

EASEY, GEORGE  (1331999)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3870 EX-S of No 199 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Flt Sgt

JONES, ELWYN KNOWLES  (1062590)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3870 EX-S of No 199 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Fg Off

KEYES, ROBERT JOSEPH  (J/9738)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3870 EX-S of No 199 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Flt Sgt

WOODRUFF, HAROLD EUNSON  (1190385)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3870 EX-S of No 199 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Plt Off

BOYER, HENRY  (80420)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HV968 of No 237 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Suez during a practice attack.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

13-Feb

WO

GEE, ALEN DENIS DAVID  (1283017)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, ? of No 261 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Feb

AC1

OSBORNE, CHARLES LESLIE  (1334852)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 286 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Weston.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

13-Feb

Fg Off

LEBOLDUS, PETER JOHN  (J/15034)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL766 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Nantes.  He is buried in Grandcourt War Cemetery

13-Feb

Flt Sgt

JACKSON, ROBERT RENWICK  (655320)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL766 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Nantes.  He is buried in Grandcourt War Cemetery

13-Feb

Fg Off

CHAPMAN, FREDERICK RUSSELL FORBES  (127265)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK330 PT-K of No 420 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Fg Off

GIBSON, LEO GARTH  (J/20374)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK330 PT-K of No 420 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

HUGHES, THOMAS VESTEINN  (1215478)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK330 PT-K of No 420 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Flt Sgt

MACDONALD, DONALD ANDREW  (R/110187)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK330 PT-K of No 420 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

SOMERFORD, BERNARD WELBY  (658354)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK330 PT-K of No 420 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

BROWN, ERIC ANSELL  (1289528)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX726 of No 458 Sqn, which crashed into a quarry after overshooting the runway at Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

13-Feb

Plt Off

GLEASON, LAWRENCE HARRY  (J/17063)  RCAF; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX726 of No 458 Sqn, which crashed into a quarry after overshooting the runway at Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

13-Feb

WO II

BROWN, PETER EDWYN ELKFORD  (R/92308)  RCAF; age: 32

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX726 of No 458 Sqn, which crashed into a quarry after overshooting the runway at Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

STANLEY, HAROLD ERNEST  (R/91441)  RCAF; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX726 of No 458 Sqn, which crashed into a quarry after overshooting the runway at Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

13-Feb

Fg Off

KEMPTON, MAURICE MCALLISTER  (J/9516)  RCAF; age: 29

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX726 of No 458 Sqn, which crashed into a quarry after overshooting the runway at Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

13-Feb

Fg Off

GRANT, IAN ALLAN CHARLES  (391351)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM482 of No 485 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during Rodeo 168 to Le Touquet.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

Sgt

STEED, REVELL JACKSON  (414354)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP115 of No 485 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during Rodeo 168 to Le Touquet.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

BURT, ROBERT ERSKINE  (1020208)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4037 of No 489 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off on an acceptance test flight due to an engine fire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

LAC

RICHARDSON, ALLAN  (1144371)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4037 of No 489 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off on an acceptance test flight due to an engine fire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

Sgt

WRENCH, HORACE  (416012)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4037 of No 489 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off on an acceptance test flight due to an engine fire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

Fg Off

GREENWOOD, GEORGE BENJAMIN DUDLEY  (118419)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, AA809 of No 543 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie to Lorient.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

Sgt

WISEMAN, JOHN GEORGE  (1333551)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN294 'O' of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a patrol over the Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

Flt Sgt

HADDON, ALAN  (1192577)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R7872 'S' of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a patrol over the Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Feb

Fg Off

BARNETT, REDMOND LEWIS  (111237)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in B-25C, ? of No 681 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Feb

WO

BRINDLE, HENRY ALEC  (580360)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in B-25C, ? of No 681 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Feb

Fg Off

HORSEY, MICHAEL JOHN  (61497)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in B-25C, ? of No 681 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Feb

LAC

WEIGHELL, BENJAMIN  (1253670)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in B-25C, ? of No 681 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Feb

LAC

BROUGH, SIDNEY  (872300)  AuxAF; age: 41

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 942 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Hull - 2 Qtr.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery

13-Feb

Plt Off

JAPP, ANTHONY ALBERT  (129179)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z6467 of No 10 OTU, which crashed landed near White Waltham following an engine fire during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

13-Feb

AC2

JONES, KENNETH RODERICK HARRY  (1384908)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V3948 of No 14 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground at Flooton Field, Cowbit near Spalding.  He is buried in Newtown (St David) Churchyard

13-Feb

Plt Off

REID, DONALD ROBERT  (J/14567)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V3948 of No 14 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground at Flooton Field, Cowbit near Spalding.  He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard

13-Feb

Flt Sgt

FLEMING, LAURENCE MICHAEL  (992509)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF759 of No 22 OTU, which crashed at Wellesbourne Mountford as it approached to land at the end of a navigation exercise due to a broken flap pin.  He is buried in Buckfastleigh (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

13-Feb

Plt Off

AMYS, SPENCER HEWITT  (J/22362)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF759 of No 22 OTU, which crashed at Wellesbourne Mountford as it approached to land at the end of a navigation exercise due to a broken flap pin.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

BOULTON, RUSSELL CHARLES HEATH  (R/130745)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF759 of No 22 OTU, which crashed at Wellesbourne Mountford as it approached to land at the end of a navigation exercise due to a broken flap pin.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

CAMPBELL, JOHN GILBERT  (R/95404)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF759 of No 22 OTU, which crashed at Wellesbourne Mountford as it approached to land at the end of a navigation exercise due to a broken flap pin.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

13-Feb

WO I

CARPENTER, LEONARD STANLEY  (R/73173)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF759 of No 22 OTU, which crashed at Wellesbourne Mountford as it approached to land at the end of a navigation exercise due to a broken flap pin.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

13-Feb

Plt Off

JACOBS, MICHAEL STEIN  (J/16184)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF759 of No 22 OTU, which crashed at Wellesbourne Mountford as it approached to land at the end of a navigation exercise due to a broken flap pin.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

KENNEDY, ROY  (R/143849)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF759 of No 22 OTU, which crashed at Wellesbourne Mountford as it approached to land at the end of a navigation exercise due to a broken flap pin.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

13-Feb

WO II

MOLOZZI, GEORGE ANDREW  (R/83527)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF759 of No 22 OTU, which crashed at Wellesbourne Mountford as it approached to land at the end of a navigation exercise due to a broken flap pin.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

BENNETT, CECIL GORDON  (1079703)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE466 of No 30 OTU, which flew into the side of a mountain in Snowdonia during a nigh cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Abergele (St Michael) Churchyard

13-Feb

Sgt

TOWLER, EDWIN  (975798)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE466 of No 30 OTU, which flew into the side of a mountain in Snowdonia during a nigh cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Bolton (Tonge) Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

FREZELL, EDWARD GERRARD  (R123239)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE466 of No 30 OTU, which flew into the side of a mountain in Snowdonia during a nigh cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Llanbeblig Public Cemetery, Caernarfon

13-Feb

Sgt

RAFFERTY, GEORGE NEWTON  (1028751)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE466 of No 30 OTU, which flew into the side of a mountain in Snowdonia during a nigh cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Moston (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

13-Feb

Plt Off

THOROGOOD, FREDERICK KEITH  (131898)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE466 of No 30 OTU, which flew into the side of a mountain in Snowdonia during a nigh cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Romford Cemetery

13-Feb

LAC

LLOYD, WILLIAM HENRY  (1528351)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, X6967 of No 39 SFTS, which .  He is buried in Swift Current (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery

13-Feb

LAC

STREET, CHRISTOPHER JOHN  (1397468)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, X6967 of No 39 SFTS, which .  He is buried in Swift Current (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

MOORE, KENNETH WILSON  (1049969)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1864 of No 54 OTU, which flew into the ground at night at Greatridgehall, near Kelso, Roxburgh.  He is buried in Darlington East Cemetery

13-Feb

Sgt

DAVIES, REGINALD THOMAS  (1320332)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1864 of No 54 OTU, which flew into the ground at night at Greatridgehall, near Kelso, Roxburgh.  He is buried in Neath (Llantwit) Cemetery

13-Feb

AC2

LOCKWOOD, JACK  (1094228)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

13-Feb

Cpl

BEVERLEY, ROBERT  (999980)  RAFVR; age: 21

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

14-Feb

Sgt

KAY, HAROLD  (623848)  RAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT788 ZA-E of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Venlo during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

Fg Off

ARCHIBALD, WILLIAM ALEXANDER MCLEAN  (125650)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF448 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

14-Feb

Flt Lt

CHAVE, OWEN CECIL  (82955)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF448 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

COOK, JAMES FALSHAW  (524567)  RAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF448 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

14-Feb

Flt Sgt

GLADWIN, LEWIS LEE  (R/103897)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF448 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

14-Feb

Fg Off

MUIR, JOHN NEVILLE MACMILLAN  (124744)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF448 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

NICHOLLS, JAMES ERNEST  (927758)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF448 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

SELF, ALFRED ARTHUR  (1449163)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF448 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

STOCKS, THOMAS FREDERICK  (1544089)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF448 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

ALLEN, FRANCIS HENRY  (1332207)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED450 EA-G of No 49 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Plymouth after colliding with a barrage balloon cable.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

Fg Off

ALLIN, RONALD  (113902)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED450 EA-G of No 49 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Plymouth after colliding with a barrage balloon cable.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

Sgt

HALSALL, WILLIAM  (991197)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED450 EA-G of No 49 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Plymouth after colliding with a barrage balloon cable.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

Sgt

HANDS, KENNETH  (1065511)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED450 EA-G of No 49 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Plymouth after colliding with a barrage balloon cable.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

Flt Sgt

MILLER, GIFFORD BENJAMIN COLES  (1205929)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED450 EA-G of No 49 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Plymouth after colliding with a barrage balloon cable.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

Sgt

NOBLE, WILLIAM  (1059835)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED450 EA-G of No 49 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Plymouth after colliding with a barrage balloon cable.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

Sgt

YOUNG, STANLEY  (572343)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED450 EA-G of No 49 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Plymouth after colliding with a barrage balloon cable.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

WO

FARAH, GEORGE  (R/85961)  RCAF; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7880 DY-J of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

CHEASMAN, HAROLD ALMA  (1425127)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7880 DY-J of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

WO

CONNER, ALFRED NORMAN  (R/88546)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7880 DY-J of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

COX, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (657865)  RAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7880 DY-J of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

GILBERT, ALBERT OWEN  (1393473)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7880 DY-J of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

Flt Sgt

HARTSHORN, JAMES LESLIE  (655162)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7880 DY-J of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

KILYON, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (617334)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7880 DY-J of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

NOLAN, JOSEPH GEORGE  (1255244)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4362 PM-P of No 103 Sqn, which he was killed when he abandoned the aircraft after it was hit by incendiaries on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

14-Feb

Sqn Ldr

POWDRELL, WALTER HARRY  (37984)  RAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4362 PM-P of No 103 Sqn, which he was killed when he abandoned the aircraft after it was hit by incendiaries on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

14-Feb

Fg Off

YOUNG, DENIS  (122905)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4362 PM-P of No 103 Sqn, which he was killed when he abandoned the aircraft after it was hit by incendiaries on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

14-Feb

Fg Off

NICHOLSON, CHARLES EDWARD  (120421)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4362 PM-P of No 103 Sqn, which he was killed when he abandoned the aircraft after it was hit by incendiaries on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

Sgt

BRIGDEN, J C ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7638 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Cologne.  

14-Feb

Flt Sgt

GOW, JOHN GRAHAM  (411396)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7638 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

SUMMERSON, WILLIAM ANDERSON  (1057133)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7638 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

OLDHAM, PAUL THOMAS CYRIL  (574359)  RAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7638 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

BOUSFIELD, JOHN HENRY  (1339908)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT694 NP-N of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

Sqn Ldr

FLETCHER, WILLIAM  (44063)  RAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT694 NP-N of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

HOWE, FRANK CECIL  (1416423)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT694 NP-N of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

KAY, HARRY  (1375551)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT694 NP-N of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

Plt Off

MILLER, GEORGE HENRY  (50188)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT694 NP-N of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

RUTH, WILLIAM  (1074263)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT696 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Riccall within 15 minutes of taking off for a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Barrow-in-Furness Cemetery

14-Feb

Flt Sgt

CAINS, SIDNEY WILLIAM  (405472)  RNZAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT696 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Riccall within 15 minutes of taking off for a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

MACE, JOHN RUST  (1225368)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT696 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Riccall within 15 minutes of taking off for a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in North Walsham New Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

LANGELAND, ARTHUR BRUCE  (1260753)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT696 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Riccall within 15 minutes of taking off for a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Staines (London Road) Cemetery

14-Feb

Plt Off

FLOOD, REGINALD  (124712)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT696 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Riccall within 15 minutes of taking off for a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Staveley Cemetery

14-Feb

Fg Off

HERBERT, GERALD BEVILL  (116456)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT696 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Riccall within 15 minutes of taking off for a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Theale (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

14-Feb

Sgt

BOOKER, DENNIS  (610543)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT696 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Riccall within 15 minutes of taking off for a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Wybunbury (St Chad) Churchyard Extension

14-Feb

WO II

CLARK, GLENN GREAVES  (R/92687)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE169 of No 196 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

Fg Off

FOX, MORGAN DAVID  (J/11234)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE169 of No 196 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

Flt Sgt

McINTYRE, JOHN DUNCAN  (R/131704)  RCAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE169 of No 196 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

Flt Lt

MILNE, RODERICK FAIRWEATHER  (41606)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE169 of No 196 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

Fg Off

WOOD, THOMAS CLINTON STUART  (J/11864)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE169 of No 196 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

Fg Off

BOKOBZA, ROGER  (124377)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN313 of No 197 Sqn, which flew into high ground near East Fortune.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

BOWLER, JACK  (657896)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN366 of No 197 Sqn, which flew into high ground near East Fortune.  He is buried in South Hayling (St Mary) Churchyard

14-Feb

Sqn Ldr

ALEXANDROWICZ, Antoni (P.1404)  PAF; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8551  of No 219 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Ireleth, Lancashire.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

14-Feb

Fg Off

DOMANSKI, Zbigniew Jan (P.1814)  PAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8551  of No 219 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Ireleth, Lancashire.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

14-Feb

 

 

 

14-Feb

WO II

STEPHEN, JOHN WILLIAM  (R/97577)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, T4897 of No 272 Sqn, which ditched following an engine failure during a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

14-Feb

Flt Sgt

TURTON, DAVID MOFFATT  (1063003)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, T4897 of No 272 Sqn, which ditched following an engine failure during a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

14-Feb

Flt Sgt

PAYNE, HUMPHREY OWEN BLAKE  (R/110155)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, X7921 of No 406 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Winchester.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

JENNER, DESMOND FREDERICK EMERSON  (1420675)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, X7921 of No 406 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Winchester.  He is buried in Swansea (Oystermouth) Cemetery

14-Feb

LAC

SMITH, ERIC  (993113)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, X7921 of No 406 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Winchester.  He is buried in Walney Island (St Mary) Churchyard

14-Feb

Fg Off

PARKER, JAMES COURTLAND  (J/11842)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT750 EQ-U of No 408 Sqn, which he was killed when he abandoned the aircraft after it suffered a double engine failure whilst trying to land after a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

14-Feb

Wg Cdr

BLANCHARD, SEDLEY STEWART  (C/157)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3420 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

CORLEY, PERCIVAL MAURICE  (1259575)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3420 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

Flt Sgt

EVELINE, JOSEPH HENRY  (R/130109)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3420 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

Fg Off

JEANNERET, PAUL WINSTANLEY  (J/11443)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3420 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

Flt Sgt

LONGWELL, ARTHUR GRANT  (R/93461)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3420 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

WO II

TUTTON, KENNETH WILLIAM  (R/91408)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3420 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

14-Feb

Flt Lt

KIRK, WILLIAM JOHN RENNIE  (42007)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE164 of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

14-Feb

Fg Off

MASON, JOHN EDWARD  (123834)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE164 of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

14-Feb

Flt Sgt

SMITH, WILLIAM EDWARD  (1289965)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE164 of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

14-Feb

Sgt

CAVE, GEORGE  (1496921)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL647 of No 301 FTU, which failed to arrive at Blida on a ferry flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

Sgt

ROSS, GEORGE ROBB WATSON  (656532)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL647 of No 301 FTU, which failed to arrive at Blida on a ferry flight from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Feb

Fg Off

WILSON, ANDREW VICTOR SPROULE  (119158)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG400 of No 41 OTU, which  flew into high ground Jubilee Tower, Moel Farnau, Cilcain, Denbighshire.  He is buried in Drumbeg (St Patrick) Church of Ireland Churchyard

14-Feb

Sgt

DONNELLY, WILLIAM HENRY  (1125262)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX748 of the ADU, which made a forced landing on the coast at Rul Dhadnah whilst returning to Sharjah following the loss of a propeller during a flight to Karachi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

14-Feb

Flt Sgt

KING, PETER DAVID  (1169030)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, AZ885 of the ADU (ME), which spun into the ground at Ibadan as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Ibadan Military Cemetery

14-Feb

Flt Lt

WAUGH, MAURICE NORMAN  (104354)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, AZ885 of the ADU (ME), which spun into the ground at Ibadan as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Ibadan Military Cemetery

14-Feb

WO

SWEENEY, BYRON LESLIE  (R/76204)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, AZ885 of the ADU (ME), which spun into the ground at Ibadan as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Ibadan Military Cemetery

14-Feb

Pvt

CHUNA, G  (1359)  IL; age: ?

He was serving with the Iraq Levies at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery

14-Feb

AC1

PRIEST, VERNON LESLIE  (1300482)  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 Birmingham.  He is buried in Acock's Green (St Mary) Churchyard

14-Feb

Sqn Ldr

ORMOND, HERBERT EDWARD  (84174)  RAFVR; age: 42

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 Chichester.  He is buried in Pennal (St Peter ad Vincula) Churchyard Extension

14-Feb

Sgt

CARNEY, WILLIAM MICHAEL  (1333062)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in a Beaufighter or Defiant of No 10 AGS, which were lost on this date.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery.

14-Feb

LAC

AUSTIN, ALBERT EDWARD  (1601636)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was probably killed whilst flying in a Beaufighter or Defiant of No 10 AGS, which were lost on this date.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low.

14-Feb

Flt Sgt

TEAGUE, HAROLD JAMES (JIMMY)  (1280780)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in a Beaufighter or Defiant of No 10 AGS, which were lost on this date.  He is buried in Worcester (St John's) Cemetery.

14-Feb

LAC

BUCKLEY, HENRY  (859036)  RAF; age: 30

He was probably killed whilst flying in a Beaufighter or Defiant of No 10 AGS, which were lost on this date.  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium.

14-Feb

Cpl

DICKSON, KATHLEEN MARY  (428865)  WAAF; 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 Gloucester Rural.  She is buried in Cockermouth Cemetery

15-Feb

Fg Off

CONNELL, BERNARD THOMAS  (402853)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK150 of No 14 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a reconnaissance over the Aegean sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Feb

Flt Sgt

FIRTH, KENNETH  (1068543)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK150 of No 14 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a reconnaissance over the Aegean sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Feb

Flt Sgt

HOPE, ROBERT EDWARD HERBERT  (407363)  RAAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK150 of No 14 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a reconnaissance over the Aegean sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Feb

Flt Sgt

SEMPLE, WILLIAM JAMES  (542705)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK150 of No 14 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a reconnaissance over the Aegean sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Feb

Flt Sgt

THOMPSON, JACK IRVINE  (403437)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK150 of No 14 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a reconnaissance over the Aegean sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Feb

Plt Off

TRUMAN, COLIN CARL  (402766)  RAAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK150 of No 14 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a reconnaissance over the Aegean sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Feb

Sgt

BUTT, THOMAS ALFRED GEORGE  (801506)  AuxAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF438 WP-D of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

Sgt

CANN, STANLEY RICHARD  (1190095)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF438 WP-D of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

Sgt

COULDWELL, EDWARD  (1098267)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF438 WP-D of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

Sgt

KENNEDY, JAMES  (1551514)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF438 WP-D of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

Sgt

SIMMONS, ALEC  (1389545)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF438 WP-D of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

Plt Off

TABOR, LIONEL WILLIAM  (413907)  RNZAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF438 WP-D of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

Sgt

VALENTINE, KENNETH WILLIAM  (1395959)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF438 WP-D of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

Sgt

CROFT, JOHN ERNEST NORMAN  (974572)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED540 of No 100 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a go-round at Grimsby during a training flight.  He is buried in Edlington Cemetery

15-Feb

Sgt

WALL, JOHN SIDNEY  (927481)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED540 of No 100 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a go-round at Grimsby during a training flight.  He is buried in Great Burstead (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard

15-Feb

Plt Off

WOOD, STUART  (400337)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED540 of No 100 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a go-round at Grimsby during a training flight.  He is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery

15-Feb

Sgt

SCARBROUGH, WILLIAM EDWARD  (1383823)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED540 of No 100 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a go-round at Grimsby during a training flight.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery

15-Feb

Flt Lt

STENT, NORMAN SYDNEY LIONEL  (89622)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED540 of No 100 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames whilst attempting a go-round at Grimsby during a training flight.  He was cremated at  Woking (St John's) Crematorium

15-Feb

Fg Off

ALLEN, DEREK ARTHUR  (114662)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Mohawk, ? of No 155 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Feb

Fg Off

DUNSMUIR, RICHARD BRIAN  (125503)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN310 of No 193 Sqn, which spun into the ground  near Kingston Halt, Devon.  He is buried in Padgate (Christ Church) Churchyard

15-Feb

Sgt

BONE, HENRY GEORGE  (1381738)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7547 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which crashed on the Cote d O'r on its return from a raid on Milan.  He is buried in St Brisson Communal Cemetery

15-Feb

Flt Sgt

GRAINGER, ATHOL RICHARD  (403169)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7547 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which crashed on the Cote d O'r on its return from a raid on Milan.  He is buried in St Brisson Communal Cemetery

15-Feb

Flt Sgt

STRONG, THOMAS WILLIAM  (1114468)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7547 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which crashed on the Cote d O'r on its return from a raid on Milan.  He is buried in St Brisson Communal Cemetery

15-Feb

Sgt

TILLEN, FRANK IVAN  (1175445)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7547 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which crashed on the Cote d O'r on its return from a raid on Milan.  He is buried in St Brisson Communal Cemetery

15-Feb

Sgt

WHITE, KENNETH  (1535795)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7547 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which crashed on the Cote d O'r on its return from a raid on Milan.  He is buried in St Brisson Communal Cemetery

15-Feb

Plt Off

GOODYEAR, SANDY HAROLD KENDALL  (J/16701)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP641 X-J of No 229 Sqn, which failed to return from a ground attack sortie against rail targets and warehouse at Scicli on Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

15-Feb

Fg Off

WESTHAVER, HAROLD ANDREW  (J/15058)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD231 of No 403 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from a train at Le Treport during a Rhubarb.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

15-Feb

Fg Off

GREENWAY, ROBERT SELDON EARLE  (J/6399)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, Z2149 of No 413 Sqn, which He was killed when the starboard propeller came away and the gearing struck him during take off from Koggala.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

15-Feb

Sgt

ROBSON, JOSEPH JEFFRIE  (1109207)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington I, HE153 of No 466 Sqn, which crashed near Pocklington on its return from a raid on Cologne due to fuel shortage.  He is buried in Winlaton (St Patrick) Churchyard and Hookergate Cemetery

15-Feb

LAC

GRAHAM, JOHN  (1367713)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving with No 782 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

LAC

THOMPSON, WILLIAM  (535967)  RAF; age: 24

He was serving with No 782 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

Fg Off

BUTLER, ERNEST JOHN  (124152)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was probably killed whilst flying in Vengence I, AN844 of No 152 OTU, which crashed onto the ranges at Peshawar after failed to recover from a dive.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

15-Feb

Cpl

PHILIP, JOHN ROBERT SAVILLE  (628431)  RAF; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Vengence I, AN844 of No 152 OTU, which crashed onto the ranges at Peshawar after failed to recover from a dive.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

15-Feb

Sgt

CAIRNS, RICHARD FOOTE  (R/122397)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF613 DD-R of No 22 OTU, which flew into High Peak after control was lost in a snow storm during a cross-country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Buxton Cemetery

15-Feb

Sgt

HACKETT, WILLIAM JAMES  (R/156742)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF613 DD-R of No 22 OTU, which flew into High Peak after control was lost in a snow storm during a cross-country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Buxton Cemetery

15-Feb

Sgt

KESTER, JOHN DOUGLAS  (R/128147)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF613 DD-R of No 22 OTU, which flew into High Peak after control was lost in a snow storm during a cross-country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Buxton Cemetery

15-Feb

Sgt

MARWOOD, WILLIAM ARTHUR (BILLY)  (1202453)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF613 DD-R of No 22 OTU, which flew into High Peak after control was lost in a snow storm during a cross-country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Nottingham General Cemetery

15-Feb

Sgt

WILKINSON, BERNARD ELLIOTT  (R/139975)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF613 DD-R of No 22 OTU, which flew into High Peak after control was lost in a snow storm during a cross-country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Warrington Cemetery

15-Feb

Sgt

BROOK, ERIC  (658265)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2809 'H' of No 28 OTU, which crashed near Coalville as it attempted to land at Castle Donnington in a snowstorm at the end of a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Bradfield (Oughtibridge) Cemetery

15-Feb

Sgt

ANDREW, JACK  (1042366)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2809 'H' of No 28 OTU, which crashed near Coalville as it attempted to land at Castle Donnington in a snowstorm at the end of a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Dunholme (St Chad) Churchyard Extension

15-Feb

Sgt

MARSDEN, DENIS  (1458537)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2809 'H' of No 28 OTU, which crashed near Coalville as it attempted to land at Castle Donnington in a snowstorm at the end of a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Elland Cemetery

15-Feb

Sgt

SCOTT, ARTHUR DANIEL  (1107845)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2809 'H' of No 28 OTU, which crashed near Coalville as it attempted to land at Castle Donnington in a snowstorm at the end of a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Hull Western Cemetery

15-Feb

Sgt

GURNEY, FRANCIS WILLIAM  (932499)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2809 'H' of No 28 OTU, which crashed near Coalville as it attempted to land at Castle Donnington in a snowstorm at the end of a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Old Fletton Cemetery

15-Feb

Fg Off

NELSON, ROY ARCHIBALD HUGH  (120572)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4067 of No 53 OTU, which collided with P7822 of the same unit and crashed into the sea off St Athan.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

Sgt

JACKSON, MALCOLM KIRK  (414297)  RNZAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8468 of the AFDU, which collided with P8440 of the same unit whilst preparing to land at Newmarket in heavy rain.  He is buried in Newmarket Cemetery

15-Feb

LAC

BOOL, LESLIE  (1457683)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was serving at Kirkwall at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

AC1

DRAGE, KENNETH  (1239411)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving at Kirkwall at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

Cpl

HOARE, EDWARD FRANCIS JOHN WILLIAM  (1161486)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was serving at Kirkwall at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

AC1

MORSE, KENNETH REGINALD  (1323379)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving at Kirkwall at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

AC1

STEVENSON, JAMES STEWART  (1560533)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving at Kirkwall at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Feb

LACW

ROSS, ELIZABETH  (894394)  WAAF; age: 48

He was serving in the UK and died of Malignant Hypertension and Uraemia in the Emergency Hospital in Turnberry, Ayrshire.  She is buried in Blair Atholl Parish Churchyard

15-Feb

LAC

CARDEN, JOHN  (1346934)  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 Halton as his death is registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Hawthornden Cemetery

15-Feb

LAC

CRESWELL, JACK  (1442978)  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 Durham S E.  He is buried in Sudbury Cemetery

15-Feb

AC2

CLARK, SIDNEY JOHN WILLIAM  (1460595)  RAFVR; age: 21

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 Lambeth.  He is buried in Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

15-Feb

Flt Sgt

BARNES, FRANK STANLEY  (1188549)  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 Stratford.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

15-Feb

Flt Lt

NICHOLSON, WALTER HILLS  (86533)  RAFVR; age: 51

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 Wallingford.  He is buried in Harwell Cemetery

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