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Casualties - 19 - 21 February 1943


19-Feb

Fg Off

FISHER, JOHN  (124470)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG617 of No 4 Sqn, which flew into a bog on a hillside near Otterburn.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Seafield) Crematorium

19-Feb

Fg Off

TOVEY, RICHARD STRANGEWAYS  (111323)  RAFVR; age: ?

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 Maynamati War Cemetery

19-Feb

Fg Off

CRAWFORD, BERNARD VERDUN  (414256)  RNZAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF378 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the Waddenzee during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Ameland (Nes) General Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

BORRETT, ARNOLD HARVEY  (406769)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF378 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the Waddenzee during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

KEEBLE, KENNETH STUART (KEN)  (1114757)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF378 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the Waddenzee during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Westdongeradeel  (Nes) Protestant Churchyard

19-Feb

Fg Off

LONG, CLARENCE ROY  (J/11238)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF378 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the Waddenzee during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Westdongeradeel  (Wierum) Protestant Churchyard

19-Feb

Fg Off

HOWSON, PAUL TERENCE  (125164)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF378 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the Waddenzee during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

MACKLIN, WILLIAM HENRY  (959456)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF378 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the Waddenzee during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Flt Sgt

WELLESLEY, CHARLES JOHN JAY  (405370)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF378 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the Waddenzee during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Flt Lt

BRENNAN, PATRICK  (118387)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF411 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Plt Off

ETHELSTON, JOHN GEORGE  (142009)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF411 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

GOODCHILD, CYRIL NOEL  (1236214)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF411 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Plt Off

MONTEITH, JOHN CHARLES  (J/16396)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF411 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

OXENBRIDGE, EDWARD WILLIAM  (1334159)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF411 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

RICHARDSON, JACK LEWIS  (932166)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF411 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

WO II

SEELEY, DUNCAN ELWIN  (R/82362)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF411 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

WILLBOURN, BERTRAM WALLACE  (1262570)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF411 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Fg Off

CARSON, LAWRENCE BARTLETT  (8442)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF457 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which crashed on Ameland during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Ameland (Nes) General Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

ELLIS, ALFRED JAMES  (1527934)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF457 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which crashed on Ameland during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Ameland (Nes) General Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

FOWLER, RONALD FRANK  (1377062)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF457 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which crashed on Ameland during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Ameland (Nes) General Cemetery

19-Feb

Fg Off

HOPSON, DAVID JOSEPH  (117427)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF457 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which crashed on Ameland during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Ameland (Nes) General Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

JAMES, CLIFFORD WILLIAM  (645849)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF457 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which crashed on Ameland during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Ameland (Nes) General Cemetery

19-Feb

Fg Off

RATCLIFFE, EDWARD LLOYD GEORGE  (118621)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF457 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which crashed on Ameland during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Ameland (Nes) General Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

WEAVER, RONALD GEORGE  (931679)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF457 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which crashed on Ameland during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Ameland (Nes) General Cemetery

19-Feb

Fg Off

WILLIAMS, JOHN  (115798)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF457 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which crashed on Ameland during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Ameland (Nes) General Cemetery

19-Feb

Flt Sgt

KNILL, LESLIE  (926621)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5743 OI-K of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

19-Feb

Flt Lt

BRIGHT, JOHN ALEXANDER  (67597)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5743 OI-K of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Fg Off

HOLMES, JOSEPH SYDNEY  (102602)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5743 OI-K of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Flt Sgt

McALLISTER, JOHN  (1079144)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5743 OI-K of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Flt Sgt

MERRETT, RAYMOND LESLIE  (1387096)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5743 OI-K of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Plt Off

RIDLEY, JOHN KENNETH  (402754)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5743 OI-K of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Flt Sgt

SCHILDKNECHT, ALBERT EDMOND  (928921)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5743 OI-K of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Fg Off

MERCER, CHARLES ELDRED  (J/15738)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7114 of No 137 Sqn, which collided with P7119 as they taxied to take-off from Manston.  He is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent

19-Feb

Lt

FREEMAN, NEVILLE AUSTIN  (19862)  SAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7119 of No 137 Sqn, which collided with P7114 as they taxied to take-off from Manston.  He is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent

19-Feb

Sgt

BAYLISS, EDWARD PERCY GEORGE  (1041555)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED485 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Plt Off

CASE, THOMAS EDWARD  (J/17539)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED485 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Plt Off

CUTHBERT, ELIAS  (41575)  RNZAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED485 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

DENBY, JOHN WILLIAM  (1256582)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED485 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Plt Off

McLENNAN, HUGH ALEXANDER  (401243)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED485 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Plt Off

TREMBLAY, PIERRE YVES CAMILLE  (J/17540)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED485 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Plt Off

WELCH, HARRY WILLIAM  (J/16600)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED485 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

ALLAN, ROBERT  (1098639)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ973 AS-J of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Flensburg during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

BASTICK, HOWARD ANTHONY  (1385600)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ973 AS-J of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Flensburg during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

HALLIWELL, JOE HILTON  (1147706)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ973 AS-J of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Flensburg during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

SAUNDERS, FRANK  (1380702)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ973 AS-J of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Flensburg during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

WILLIAMS, RONALD  (1437991)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ973 AS-J of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Flensburg during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

19-Feb

Flt Lt

LOVELACE, PETER STAFFORD COLEMAN  (88718)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R8880 of No 181 Sqn, which failed to return from a Roadstead off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Flt Sgt

HICKS, FRANCIS LESLIE  (408207)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7062 of No 263 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Wroughton on a non-operational training flight.  He is buried in Wroughton (SS John the Baptist and Helen) Churchyard

19-Feb

Sqn Ldr

CRICHTON-MILLER, CAMPBELL  (73946)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK123 of No 295 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on a transformer at Distre.  He is buried in Saumur Communal Cemetery

19-Feb

Flt Lt

CROKER, MICHAEL EDWARD JACKSON  (85290)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK123 of No 295 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on a transformer at Distre.  He is buried in Saumur Communal Cemetery

19-Feb

Fg Off

HAYES, MALCOLM CEDRIC  (118396)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK123 of No 295 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on a transformer at Distre.  He is buried in Saumur Communal Cemetery

19-Feb

Flt Sgt

HOLLAND, THOMAS WILLIAM  (1201705)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK123 of No 295 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on a transformer at Distre.  He is buried in Saumur Communal Cemetery

19-Feb

Flt Sgt

MARSHALL, KEITH REYNOLD  (403039)  RNZAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK123 of No 295 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on a transformer at Distre.  He is buried in Saumur Communal Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

MATHER, WALTER  (1033245)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK123 of No 295 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on a transformer at Distre.  He is buried in Saumur Communal Cemetery

19-Feb

Fg Off

UPSHER, DAVID HERBERT  (119235)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK123 of No 295 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on a transformer at Distre.  He is buried in Saumur Communal Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

ARNOLD, IVOR WILLIAM  (1254407)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD538 of No 295 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on a transformer at Distre.  He is buried in Saumur Communal Cemetery

19-Feb

Wg Cdr

LYSAGHT, PHILIP MICHAEL VAUGHAN  (90385)  AuxAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD538 of No 295 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on a transformer at Distre.  He is buried in Saumur Communal Cemetery

19-Feb

Fg Off

McILWRICK, JAMES HAMISH CAMERON  (123136)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD538 of No 295 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on a transformer at Distre.  He is buried in Saumur Communal Cemetery

19-Feb

WO II

SASSEVILLE, JOSEPH ELZEAR SAHL  (R/55402)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD538 of No 295 Sqn, which was shot down during an attack on a transformer at Distre.  He is buried in Saumur Communal Cemetery

19-Feb

WO II

BERESFORD, GEORGE JAMES  (R/77334)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF637 of No 420 Sqn, which possibly baled out (no other 420 personnel lost and DF637 was not lost).  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

19-Feb

Flt Sgt

BAILEY, HARRY RUSSELL  (R/82988)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ1919 of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhemshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

WO II

FERRIER, ROY WILSON  (R/105725)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ1919 of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Flt Sgt

GAUTHIER, JOSEPH OMER ROMAIN  (R/107473)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ1919 of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Fg Off

McKINNON, CAMPBELL ARCHIBALD  (J/10893)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ1919 of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Flt Sgt

RAMSAY, RALPH CARLTON  (R/130158)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ1919 of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Flt Sgt

RUZYCKI, FRANK  (R/93563)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ1919 of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

RAYNER, ERIC LYNDON  (1286457)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX722 of No 458 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Shallufa on return from an operation and was destroyed when a 500 lb bomb, still aboard, exploded.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

19-Feb

Sgt

KNOX, GORDON WILLIAM  (1135628)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX722 of No 458 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Shallufa on return from an operation and was destroyed when a 500 lb bomb, still aboard, exploded.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

19-Feb

Sgt

DUNNETT, DAVID  (1266506)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX722 of No 458 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Shallufa on return from an operation and was destroyed when a 500 lb bomb, still aboard, exploded.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

19-Feb

Flt Sgt

EVERINGHAM, HOWARD DURRELL  (402736)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX722 of No 458 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Shallufa on return from an operation and was destroyed when a 500 lb bomb, still aboard, exploded.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery.

19-Feb

Sgt

CROWHURST, ERIC FRANK  (1386792)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE531 of No 466 Sqn, which he abandoned the aircraft and was never found when it was attacked by an Bf 110, which then made a successful crash landing at Kirmington.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

BOOTH, DEREK ARNOLD  (1378781)  RAFVR; age: 17

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED529 of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

HASLAM, RONALD  (1494074)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED529 of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

McKEE, JOHN  (1089032)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED529 of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

SINDEN, ROBERT  (577701)  RAF; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED529 of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

VINE, HENRY BOOKLESS  (1032516)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED529 of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

WESTTHORP, KENNETH  (1046328)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED529 of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

WIGNALL, CLIFFORD  (1075891)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED529 of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

LAC

MOGRIDGE, THOMAS GEORGE  (1303955)  RAFVR; age: 32

He died on active service whilst serving with No 2730 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Worthing.  He is buried in Swansea (Oystermouth) Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

KEEN, KENNETH WILLIAM  (1384067)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK160 'S' of No 12 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a 'nickelling' raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

MARTIN, ALFRED HENRY  (405260)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK160 'S' of No 12 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a 'nickelling' raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

PARKES, JACK ELLIOTT  (415090)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK160 'S' of No 12 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a 'nickelling' raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Plt Off

SHEPHERD, ALFRED RAYMOND  (130261)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK160 'S' of No 12 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a 'nickelling' raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Sgt

YORK, ALFRED RAYMOND  (1318051)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK160 'S' of No 12 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a 'nickelling' raid.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

Flt Sgt

KAHN, MELVIN SAMUEL  (R/133968)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5850 of No 1661 HCU, which overshot on landing at Winthorpe and burst into flames after hitting power cable.  He is buried in Nottingham (WIlford Hill) Jewish Cemetery

19-Feb

WO II

CALDWELL, CARLETON ERNEST  (R/96215)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, T5035 of No 2 (C) OTU, which crashed whilst overshooting at Catfoss.  He is buried in Brandesburton (St Mary) Churchyard.

19-Feb

Fg Off

COLLINS, ROBERT CHARLES  (R132987)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3161 of No 56 OTU, which flew into the ground near Forfar in Angus.  He is buried in Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery

19-Feb

Plt Off

JOHNSTON, GEORGE MILLER  (136916)  RAFVR; age: 40

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ686 of No 62 OTU, which collided head-on with L7908 of the same unit near Usworth during a training flight.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Dean, or Western) Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

McDONALD, IAN DUNCAN  (1339719)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ686 of No 62 OTU, which collided head-on with L7908 of the same unit near Usworth during a training flight.  He is buried in Hylton (Castletown) Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

DAVIDSON, CHARLES  (1488428)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ686 of No 62 OTU, which collided head-on with L7908 of the same unit near Usworth during a training flight.  He is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

SMITH, JOHN RAMSDEN  (1459381)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L7908 of No 62 OTU, which collided head-on with DJ686 of the same unit near Usworth during a training flight.  He is buried in Aireborough (Guiseley) Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

WICKENDEN, FRANK  (1321316)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L7908 of No 62 OTU, which collided head-on with DJ686 of the same unit near Usworth during a training flight.  He is buried in Hylton (Castletown) Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

DUNLOP, ALISTAR CAMERON  (411607)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L7908 of No 62 OTU, which collided head-on with DJ686 of the same unit near Usworth during a training flight.  He is buried in Hylton (Castletown) Cemetery

19-Feb

Flt Sgt

UPPERTON, DONALD KENNETH  (960486)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L7908 of No 62 OTU, which collided head-on with DJ686 of the same unit near Usworth during a training flight.  He is buried in South Benfleet (St Mary) Churchyard

19-Feb

LAC

NEWSHAM, ALFRED  (1670758)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6067 of No 9 (O) AFU, which stalled and crashed into high ground, near Penrhos after the engine cut on take-off.  He is buried in Bacup (Fairwell) Cemetery

19-Feb

Fg Off

PHILLIPS, REGINALD HATHWAY GEORGE  (110846)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6067 of No 9 (O) AFU, which stalled and crashed into high ground, near Penrhos after the engine cut on take-off.  He is buried in Chipping Ongar Cemetery

19-Feb

LAC

NEWCOMBE, JOHN WILLIAM FRANK  (1003478)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6067 of No 9 (O) AFU, which stalled and crashed into high ground, near Penrhos after the engine cut on take-off.  He is buried in Leicester (Saffron Hill) Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

BLANCH, PERCY  (411853)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6067 of No 9 (O) AFU, which stalled and crashed into high ground, near Penrhos after the engine cut on take-off.  He is buried in Pwllheli Borough Cemetery

19-Feb

Plt Off

TAYLOR, HERBERT EDWIN  (1086462)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was serving with No 9 (O) AFU and died of natural causes in the Caernarvon & Anglesey Hospital, Bangor having been taken ill in Dec 1942.  He is buried in Redbourn (St Mary) Churchyard

19-Feb

Sgt

BOWIE, DAVID ORR  (1341281)  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 Canongate & Portobello, Edinburgh City.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Seafield) Crematorium

19-Feb

Plt Off

KELLY, ARTHUR JOSEPH  (136917)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Durham N E.  He is buried in Chandlers Ford (Pine Road) Cemetery

19-Feb

Sgt

STARKEY, JOHN  (350652)  RAF; age: 40

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 Walsall.  He was cremated at Birmingham (Perry Bar) Crematorium.

19-Feb

AC1

THOMSON, JOHN  (1349465)  RAFVR; age: 37

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 Provan, Glasgow.  He is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery

19-Feb

Cpl

VOWELL, WILLIAM  (1535323)  RAFVR; age: 39

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 Rosskeen, Ross and Cromarty.  He is buried in Hartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery

20-Feb

WO II

FOURNIER, EDWARD FRANCIS  (R/98467)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF847 of No 37 Sqn, which was hit by flak over Palermo and exploded on impact.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

20-Feb

WO

FORRESTER, NORMAN SMITH  (405011)  RAAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF847 of No 37 Sqn, which was hit by flak over Palermo and exploded on impact.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

20-Feb

Flt Sgt

BEAVER, WARWICK HILSON  (1027038)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF847 of No 37 Sqn, which was hit by flak over Palermo and exploded on impact.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

DUFFY, JOHN PHILIP  (1359994)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF847 of No 37 Sqn, which was hit by flak over Palermo and exploded on impact.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Feb

Flt Sgt

JENNER, ALBERT JOHN  (41334)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF847 of No 37 Sqn, which was hit by flak over Palermo and exploded on impact.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

THOMPSON, THOMAS EDMUND  (656636)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF847 of No 37 Sqn, which was hit by flak over Palermo and exploded on impact.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

FISHER, STANLEY GEORGE  (701854)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK627 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

20-Feb

Sgt

ARNOLD, ERNEST ARTHUR  (1393146)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK627 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

CONSTABLE, THOMAS ALFRED  (1332902)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK627 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

KENNARD, HAROLD MOORE  (1204535)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK627 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

MORRALL, GEORGE  (1023575)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK627 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

SAYER, DERRICK BALCOMBE  (1337045)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK627 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Plt Off

SCHOLEY, ALBERT BLOOMER  (50978)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK627 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid on Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

FROST, ROBERT COOPER  (1387211)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9276 WP-G of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

GOLDRICK, MARTIN  (1575355)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9276 WP-G of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

HOLT, ALEC  (619492)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9276 WP-G of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

JOHNSTON, ROBERT ALEXANDER  (1393440)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9276 WP-G of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Flt Lt

KNOWLES, ROBERT LANGLEY  (46131)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9276 WP-G of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

LIMBRICK, ARTHUR MOSELEY  (1187598)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9276 WP-G of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

PARR, CYRIL GEORGE  (1302064)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9276 WP-G of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

POWELL, DENNIS HOWITT  (1076894)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9276 WP-G of No 90 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

AC1

SMITH, JOHN CHARLES  (577173)  RAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Mukaishima in Japan of No 102 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

20-Feb

Sgt

HIRSTICH, BRUCE MACKENZIE  (41430)  RNZAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VI, BR571 of No 124 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Calais on a escort sortie on 17 Feb 1943  Although wounded he managed to bale out and was captured but died from his wounds three days later.  He is buried in Pihen-les Guines War Cemetery

20-Feb

Lt

BOOYSEN, GARTH WILLIAM  (102265V)  SAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HV772 of No 135 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by Ki-43s.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

20-Feb

Sgt

DABROWSKI, Antoni B (P.11852)  PAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK305 BH-E of No 300 Sqn, which dived into the ground out of cloud at Nettleham during an air test.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

20-Feb

Sgt

KAMINSKI, Stanislaw (P.783767)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK305 BH-E of No 300 Sqn, which dived into the ground out of cloud at Nettleham during an air test.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

20-Feb

Sgt

KRAMARZ, Julian  (P.780580)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK305 BH-E of No 300 Sqn, which dived into the ground out of cloud at Nettleham during an air test.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

20-Feb

Corporal

KUKUROWSKI, Tadeusz (P.8263)  PAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK305 BH-E of No 300 Sqn, which dived into the ground out of cloud at Nettleham during an air test.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

20-Feb

WO

SZAFRAN, Edward Jerzy (P.783434)  PAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK305 BH-E of No 300 Sqn, which dived into the ground out of cloud at Nettleham during an air test.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

20-Feb

Sgt

KING, REGINALD ALFRED JOHN  (1601208)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED525 of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

BAILEY, RONALD  (1104712)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED525 of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Flt Sgt

BROWN, HARRY LYLE  (R/125229)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED525 of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Fg Off

KOMAIKO, WILLIAM KADISON  (J/11218)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED525 of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

McLOUGHLIN, GEORGE  (1076873)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED525 of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Flt Lt

MICHIE, JAMES BARNETT  (78731)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED525 of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

TURNER, JACK SYDNEY  (1267135)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED525 of No 467 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Wilhelmshaven.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

WO II

O'NEIL, DAVID  (R/92679)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito I, W4060 of No 540 Sqn, which was shot down over Bergen in Holland.  He is buried in Bergen (Mollendal) Church Cemetery

20-Feb

LAC

ADAM, JAMES  (1374242)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 2802 Sqn RAF Regiment and was killed when a Sten gun was discharged accidentally after being dropped on the floor, his death being registered in Louth.  He is buried in Helensburgh Cemetery.

20-Feb

LAC

COCKMAN, VINCENT HENRY  (1231372)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in AT-6A, 41-15867 of No 1 BFTS, which crashed into mountains whilst flying in bad weather on a cross country training flight.  He is buried in Terrell (Oakland) Memorial Park

20-Feb

LAC

FROSTICK, FRANK ROBERT WILFRED  (1463569)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in AT-6A, 41-15867 of No 1 BFTS, which crashed into mountains whilst flying in bad weather on a cross country training flight.  He is buried in Terrell (Oakland) Memorial Park

20-Feb

LAC

HOSIER, MICHAEL JOHN MINTY  (1323691)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in AT-6A, 41-17004 of No 1 BFTS, which crashed into mountains whilst flying in bad weather on a cross country training flight.  He is buried in Terrell (Oakland) Memorial Park

20-Feb

LAC

JENSEN, MAURICE LESLIE  (1602017)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in AT-6A, 41-17004 of No 1 BFTS, which crashed into mountains whilst flying in bad weather on a cross country training flight.  He is buried in Terrell (Oakland) Memorial Park

20-Feb

Sgt

GASIOR, Boleslaw (P.780861)  PAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L7029  of No 2 AGS, which was damaged beyond repair on this date.  He is buried in

20-Feb

LAC

McARDLE, LEONARD VINCENT  (1138266)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, L7029  of No 2 AGS, which was damaged beyond repair on this date.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Feb

Sgt

ASLIN, LEONARD SIDNEY  (819107)  AuxAF; age: 29

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, X1038 of No 21 SFTS, which crashed at Wollendale landing ground.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

20-Feb

Sgt

GLEADALL, HAROLD HENRY  (1148978)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Master, T8553 of No 59 OTU, which flew into the ground near Ancroft whilst low flying.  He is buried in Doncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery

20-Feb

Flt Lt

VAN-SCHAICK, JOHN EDWARD  (114086)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Master, T8553 of No 59 OTU, which flew into the ground near Ancroft whilst low flying.  He is buried in Littleover (St Peter) Churchyard

20-Feb

LAC

LINES, JOHN WILLIAM  (964745)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving at RAF Alness at the time of his death but he may have died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford as his death is registered in Wenlock.  He is buried in Walsall (Ryecroft) Cemetery.

20-Feb

AC2

CRESWICK, REGINALD JOHN  (1318575)  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 Fylde.  He is buried in Greenford Park Cemetery

20-Feb

Cpl

FORREST, JOHN GEORGE  (618028)  RAF; 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 Gateshead.  He is buried in Gateshead East Cemetery

20-Feb

ACW2

HIGGINS, ELSIE  (2136036)  WAAF; age: 19

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Lancaster.  She is buried in Edlington Cemetery

20-Feb

AC2

HANLON, FRANCIS THOMAS  (2200246)  RAFVR; age: 18

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 Liverpool N.  He is buried in Liverpool (West Derby) Cemetery

20-Feb

LAC

PIRIE, ARCHIBALD SHIELDS  (1050883)  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 Provan, Glasgow.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Allenvale) Cemetery

21-Feb

Flt Sgt

DAVIE, ROBERT CURTIS  (401618)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder IA, FK139 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking shipping in Melos Bay in Cyclades.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Feb

Sgt

GLENN, WILLIAM JOHN ERNEST  (1358073)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder IA, FK139 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking shipping in Melos Bay in Cyclades.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Feb

Sgt

GOTHERIDGE, FREDERICK  (1147006)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder IA, FK139 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking shipping in Melos Bay in Cyclades.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Feb

Flt Sgt

McCLEAN, ERIC THOMAS HAROLD  (1058008)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder IA, FK139 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking shipping in Melos Bay in Cyclades.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Feb

Flt Sgt

WALKER, HAMILTON  (1063768)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder IA, FK139 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking shipping in Melos Bay in Cyclades.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Feb

Flt Sgt

YARWOOD, BASIL HERBERT  (1067455)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder IA, FK139 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking shipping in Melos Bay in Cyclades.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Feb

Flt Sgt

BARTON, RAYMOND ALLAN  (407612)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder IA, FK377 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking shipping in Melos Bay in Cyclades.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

21-Feb

Fg Off

ANNELLS, ROBERT HARVEY  (401292)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder IA, FK377 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking shipping in Melos Bay in Cyclades.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Feb

Sgt

ARMSTRONG, FREDERICK JOHN  (1292354)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder IA, FK377 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking shipping in Melos Bay in Cyclades.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Feb

Flt Sgt

ARNOLD, GEORGE  (407760)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder IA, FK377 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking shipping in Melos Bay in Cyclades.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Feb

Sgt

BELL, RICHARD FREDERICK  (1295359)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder IA, FK377 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking shipping in Melos Bay in Cyclades.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Feb

Flt Sgt

McMILLAN, NORMAN ARCHIBALD  (411426)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder IA, FK377 of No 14 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking shipping in Melos Bay in Cyclades.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Feb

Flt Lt

NEYDER, Marceli (P.0306)  PAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD793  of No 23 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  

21-Feb

Fg Off

CORNES, SYDNEY JOHN  (116964)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD793  of No 23 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

21-Feb

Sqn Ldr

ILLINGWORTH, KENNETH DFC (41708)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, T5274 'P' of No 27 Sqn, which exploded in mid air near Prome.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

21-Feb

Sgt

OSGUTHORPE, ALBERT EDWARD  (1239576)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, T5274 'P' of No 27 Sqn, which exploded in mid air near Prome.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

21-Feb

Sgt

MORAWIEC, Alojzy Stanislaw (P.780490)  PAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF252  of No 286 Sqn, which hit the sea wall at Brean Down in Somerset whilst attempting a forced landing following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Weston-super-Mare Cemetery

21-Feb

Flt Sgt

O'DONOHOE, FRANK JAMES  (R/93372)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT633 of No 405 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Beaulieu.  He is buried in Boldre (St John) Churchyard

21-Feb

Sgt

TURNER, BENJAMIN WARREN  (R/109798)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT633 of No 405 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Beaulieu.  He is buried in Boldre (St John) Churchyard

21-Feb

Fg Off

SHAGENA, CARL JOHN  (J/11948)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT633 of No 405 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Beaulieu.  He is buried in Boldre (St John) Churchyard

21-Feb

Sgt

McLEAN, ROY VICTOR  (R/79756)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT633 of No 405 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Beaulieu.  He is buried in Boldre (St John) Churchyard

21-Feb

Flt Sgt

SELLAR, ERNEST HAROLD  (R/101853)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT633 of No 405 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Beaulieu.  He is buried in Boldre (St John) Churchyard

21-Feb

Sgt

PARKER, BENJAMIN FREDERICK JOHN  (R/101927)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT633 of No 405 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Beaulieu.  He is buried in Boldre (St John) Churchyard

21-Feb

Sgt

HART, WILLIAM JOHN  (1265973)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT633 of No 405 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Beaulieu.  He is buried in Fleetwood Borough Cemetery

21-Feb

Flt Sgt

ARPIN, JOSEPH JEAN CHARLES  (R/117504)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK435 QB-U of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

Sgt

BAULF, IVAN HARRY WILLIAM  (416077)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK435 QB-U of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

Sgt

KING, LESLIE JOHN  (1332051)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK435 QB-U of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

Fg Off

PLEASANCE, WALTER NORMAN  (J/13121)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK435 QB-U of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

Sgt

SKEELES, FREDERICK JOHN  (1432835)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK435 QB-U of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

Sgt

WHITE, BASIL TALBOT  (1335970)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK435 QB-U of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

Sgt

GILES, GORDON VICTOR WILFRED  (1393344)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8410 of No 600 Sqn, which crashed near Bone during an interception.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

21-Feb

Fg Off

SIMPSON, JAMES HAMILTON  (130856)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8410 of No 600 Sqn, which crashed near Bone during an interception.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

21-Feb

LAC

CROMPTON, ROBERT  (1488803)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was serving with No 2790 Sqn RAF Regiment, and died in hospital, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Manchester.  He is buried in Droylsden Cemetery.

21-Feb

Sgt

PATEY, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1168453)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF687 of No 1446 Flt, which crashed on landing at Castel Benito in Libya.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

21-Feb

LAC

JENKINS, BERNARD FRANCIS  (927688)  RAF; age: 33

He was serving with No 924/30 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Basingstoke.  He was cremated at  Camberwell (Honor Oak) Crematorium

21-Feb

AC2

TYTLER, ROBERT PARK  (1580916)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was serving in the UK and died in Killearn Hospital, from gastric carcinoma.  He is buried in Faslane Cemetery.

21-Feb

LAC

KEMSLEY, FREDERICK CHARLES  (538183)  RAF; age: 24

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 Midhurst.  He is buried in Dover (Buckland) Cemetery

21-Feb

LAC

BEDFORD, GEORGE ALBERT  (631079)  RAF; age: 39

He was serving in the UK and was killed when he was knocked off his bicycle on London Road between Dunchurch and Stretton-on-Dunsmore by a lorry.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery.

21-Feb

ACW2

SEARLE, DOROTHEA  (2016147)  WAAF; age: 42

He was serving in the UK snd died in the County Emergency Hospital, Old Windsor.  She is buried in Sunningdale (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

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