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Casualties - 22 - 24 February 1943


22-Feb

Flt Sgt

WYLIE, GEORGE  (1067001)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA676 of No 8 Sqn, which dived into the sea at night off Khormaksar.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

22-Feb

AC1

MALLOCH, CHARLES  (1552993)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving with No 42 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

22-Feb

Fg Off

WILLS, JOHN TRENT  (J/15375)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, ES183 of No 43 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie after shooting down a Ju 88.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

22-Feb

Cpl

AINDOW, GILBERT HENRY  (631215)  RAF; age: 22

He had been serving with No 242 Sqn and died in the Tokyo area whilst in Japanese captivity.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

22-Feb

Sgt

GARVEY, CONNOR PHELAN  (R/93796)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X8093 of No 272 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie over Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

22-Feb

Sgt

THORPE, COLIN  (1021401)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X8093 of No 272 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie over Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

22-Feb

Cpl

ALLEN, FREDERICK JOHN  (1240031)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving with No 651 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

22-Feb

AC1

MILAM, FREDERICK  (1454398)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2744 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

22-Feb

Flt Lt

RAWNSLEY, DEREK LINCOLN  (70563)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving with No 23 SFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

22-Feb

Sgt

GRIFFITH, THEODORE DAVID  (1314972)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, BR472 of No 59 RSU, which dived into the ground near Darragh after control was lost during aerobatics.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

22-Feb

Cpl

BISS, RONALD WILFRED  (1267101)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Devizes.  He is buried in Thames Ditton (St Nicholas) Churchyard

23-Feb

Flt Sgt

LINDSAY, JOSEPH THOM  (1378705)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV569 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Feb

WO I

MASSEY, JAMES DICKINSON  (R/77245)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV569 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Feb

Fg Off

WARD, PETER RADCLIFFE  (106073)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV569 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Feb

Flt Sgt

NASH, JOSEPH HERBERT GRAHAM  (403647)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV569 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Feb

Sgt

SCOTT, ROBERT  (1217259)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV569 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Feb

Flt Sgt

OLDRIEVE, FRANCIS REGINALD  (1281595)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG796 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie to Naples.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Feb

Flt Sgt

CHANDLER, JAMES  (403686)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG796 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie to Naples.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Feb

Fg Off

HEYWOOD, RICHARD ALEXANDER  (115165)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG796 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie to Naples.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Feb

Flt Sgt

SULLIVAN, JOHN BERNARD  (402891)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore II, AG796 of No 69 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie to Naples.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Feb

Sgt

GRATREX, ROBERT  (1201101)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA999 of No 114 Sqn, which he baled out and was killed after the aircraft was damaged by flak but the pilot was able to get it back to base where he made a belly-landing.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

23-Feb

Sgt

HILL, ERNEST  (1356019)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF691 of No 142 Sqn, which probably crashed in the sea during a raid to Bizerta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Feb

Plt Off

JENSEN, ALBRECHT MAXWELL  (406567)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF691 of No 142 Sqn, which probably crashed in the sea during a raid to Bizerta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Feb

Flt Sgt

JOWERS, ALBERT  (411788)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF691 of No 142 Sqn, which probably crashed in the sea during a raid to Bizerta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Feb

Sgt

MARPLES, FRANK RONALD  (1378821)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF691 of No 142 Sqn, which probably crashed in the sea during a raid to Bizerta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Feb

Plt Off

PETERSON, ROBERT FINLAY  (412655)  RAAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF691 of No 142 Sqn, which probably crashed in the sea during a raid to Bizerta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Feb

Sgt

TWINE, SIDNEY GEORGE  (1334232)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, ER692 of No 152 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s near Thala.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

23-Feb

Sgt

CHRISTMAS, FREDERICK MERVILLE  (1164379)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, AL581 'O' of No 159 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against Mingaladon airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

Flt Lt

COATES, JOHN WILLIAM  (40716)  RNZAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, AL581 'O' of No 159 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against Mingaladon airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

Flt Sgt

DOAK, DAVID PHILLIP  (947752)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, AL581 'O' of No 159 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against Mingaladon airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

Flt Lt

HUMPHRIES, GEOFFREY ROBERT  (82962)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, AL581 'O' of No 159 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against Mingaladon airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

Fg Off

KENWRICK-COX, CHARLES DESMOND  (102113)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, AL581 'O' of No 159 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against Mingaladon airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

Flt Sgt

MAUL, NORMAN HENRY  (402114)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, AL581 'O' of No 159 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against Mingaladon airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

Flt Sgt

McCREERY, HUBERT BRINDLE  (551364)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, AL581 'O' of No 159 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against Mingaladon airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

Wg Cdr

SKINNER, CLIFFORD GEORGE  (29148)  RAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, AL581 'O' of No 159 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against Mingaladon airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

Flt Lt

THOMPSON, GEORGE NORMAN  (109491)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, AL581 'O' of No 159 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid against Mingaladon airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

Sgt

ALSTON, WILLIAM VICTOR CHARLES  (1267971)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LA995 of No  303 FTU , which crashed into the sea near Skye during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery

23-Feb

Sgt

DAY, WILLIAM  (1378796)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LA995 of No  303 FTU , which crashed into the sea near Skye during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

Flt Sgt

KNUTSON, VINCENT HAROLD  (R/98799)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LA995 of No  303 FTU , which crashed into the sea near Skye during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

Sgt

SPENCER, RALPH  (1215504)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LA995 of No  303 FTU , which crashed into the sea near Skye during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

Sgt

STEWART, GEORGE BOWMAN  (1332286)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LA995 of No  303 FTU , which crashed into the sea near Skye during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

Sgt

TURLEY, GEORGE WILFRED  (1204149)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LA995 of No  303 FTU , which crashed into the sea near Skye during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

Sgt

RUMSAM, PETER DEREK  (1335244)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG460 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground near Moneymore, County Tyrone during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Hampstead Cemetery

23-Feb

LAC

CHITTOCK, JACK GORDON  (1395879)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG460 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground near Moneymore, County Tyrone during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery

23-Feb

LAC

WATTS, ERIC SHIRLEY WALKER  (1579127)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG460 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground near Moneymore, County Tyrone during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard

23-Feb

LAC

THOMAS, DAVID NESIA  (1651419)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG460 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground near Moneymore, County Tyrone during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Maesteg Cemetery

23-Feb

Sgt

NORBURY, ARTHUR  (1126809)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG460 of No 1 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground near Moneymore, County Tyrone during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery

23-Feb

Sgt

THOMSON, HUGH KARL MARX  (1378417)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VA, P8259 of No 1406 Flt, which spun into the ground near Caithness.  He is buried in Wick Cemetery

23-Feb

AC1

SCOTT, GEORGE  (1472751)  RAFVR; age: 39

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

23-Feb

LAC

LONGDEN, GEORGE  (945008)  RAFVR; age: 25

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 Wortley.  He is buried in Sheffield (Tinsley Park) Cemetery

24-Feb

Flt Sgt

COMRIE, PETER  (967472)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW349 'R' of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping strike off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

24-Feb

Plt Off

DAWSON, RICHARD JOHN SECORD  (J/16916)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW349 'R' of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping strike off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

24-Feb

Sgt

PEARSON, RICHARD  (1122167)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW349 'R' of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping strike off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

24-Feb

Sgt

SUTHERLAND, DANIEL  (1116213)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW349 'R' of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping strike off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

24-Feb

Sgt

JENNER, KENNETH  (1196248)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN411 of No 56 Sqn, which spun into the sea off Winterton in Norfolk during a formation practice.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

Flt Sgt

CROALL, GEORGE ALEXANDER  (1179854)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP123 of No 118 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rhubarb off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

LAC

PATTERSON, NORMAN  (1183610)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was serving with No 152 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

24-Feb

Cpl

HOCKING, WILLIAM JOHN P.  (932985)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2804 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Midhurst.  He is buried in St Keverne (St Keverne) Churchyard

24-Feb

AC1

STEWART, ANDREW  (1343605)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving with No 170 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery

24-Feb

LAC

TIPLADY, WILLIAM  (866587)  AuxAF; age: 29

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

24-Feb

Flt Lt

HUNTER, WILLIAM CLAYTON  (114881)  RAFVR; age: 34

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

24-Feb

AC2

LITTLE, GEORGE  (1679928)  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 Hereford.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery

24-Feb

AC2

STANBROOK, RALPH ARTHUR  (1401908)  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 Poole.  He is buried in Poole (Branksome) Cemetery

24-Feb

AC1

STAGG, FRANCIS JAMES  (1431145)  RAFVR; age: 41

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery

24-Feb

AC2

WHISTON, JAMES CHRISTOPHER  (1082520)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Winchester.  He is buried in Little Bray (St Peter's) Catholic Cemetery

 

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