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Casualties - 1 - 2 March 1943


01-Mar

Sqn Ldr

ELLIOTT, PETER CAMPBELL  (42401)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7877 TL-O of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Markelo General Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

KELLY, DENIS  (1384311)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7877 TL-O of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Markelo General Cemetery

01-Mar

Flt Sgt

SANKEY, THOMAS NEVILLE  (612042)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7877 TL-O of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Markelo General Cemetery

01-Mar

Flt Sgt

SLOMAN, GEORGE SARSFIELD  (403036)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7877 TL-O of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Markelo General Cemetery

01-Mar

Flt Sgt

WATTS, STANLEY LANGFORD CONWAY  (216038)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7877 TL-O of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Markelo General Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

LEDGER, ROY VICTOR  (1330439)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7877 TL-O of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Sgt

DAWE, WALLACE ARTHUR  (1389130)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED592 VN-B of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Wadenoijen Protestant Churchyard

01-Mar

Sgt

HOBBS, DAVID GEORGE  (648328)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED592 VN-B of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Wadenoijen Protestant Churchyard

01-Mar

Sgt

ROSE, PETER JOHN  (1541546)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED592 VN-B of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Wadenoijen Protestant Churchyard

01-Mar

Sgt

SANDOW, ALFRED  (1455048)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED592 VN-B of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Wadenoijen Protestant Churchyard

01-Mar

Fg Off

TOWNSEND, FRANCIS ERIC  (121412)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED592 VN-B of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Wadenoijen Protestant Churchyard

01-Mar

Sgt

WOOD, HAROLD  (1338068)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED592 VN-B of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Wadenoijen Protestant Churchyard

01-Mar

Sgt

YETTON, WILLIAM CHARLES  (1322153)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED592 VN-B of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Wadenoijen Protestant Churchyard

01-Mar

Sgt

HOWE, AMOS  (1430996)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB223 MH-C of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Voorst General Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

AVERY, CYRIL  (1030271)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB223 MH-C of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Voorst General Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

BEAUCHAMP, ALFRED  (1390141)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB223 MH-C of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Voorst General Cemetery

01-Mar

Flt Sgt

COLANGELO, WILLIAM  (R/100737)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB223 MH-C of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Voorst General Cemetery

01-Mar

Fg Off

DUNCAN, JOHN BRYCE  (102115)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB223 MH-C of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Voorst General Cemetery

01-Mar

Flt Sgt

STENHOUSE, JOHN DAVID WILLIAM  (1268035)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB223 MH-C of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Voorst General Cemetery

01-Mar

Plt Off

WILLMOTT, RONALD ARTHUR BERTRAM  (142482)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB223 MH-C of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Voorst General Cemetery

01-Mar

Flt Sgt

AUSTIN, WILLIAM FRANK  (591214)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4361 PM-N of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Sgt

BOLAND, DONALD EDWARD JOSEPH  (1219810)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4361 PM-N of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Sgt

CHAPMAN, KENNETH HERBERT  (617652)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4361 PM-N of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Sgt

COOK, EDWARD JOHN  (1025304)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4361 PM-N of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Plt Off

REIF, ALFRED FREDERICK  (J/16970)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4361 PM-N of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Flt Sgt

ROBERTS, PETER GEORGE  (41549)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4361 PM-N of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Sgt

WAITE, DERRICK NORMAN DUCKERS  (1163802)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4361 PM-N of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Sgt

FOLEY, REGINALD DOUGLAS  (918300)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4880 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Bookhorn during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

FRAZER, ROBERT  (972338)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4880 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Bookhorn during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

HUNT, RONALD LESLIE  (1214081)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4880 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Bookhorn during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

01-Mar

Fg Off

PULLEY, HARRY CLINTON  (J/13142)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4880 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Bookhorn during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

SMART, PHILIP  (945683)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4880 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Bookhorn during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

01-Mar

Flt Lt

STANHOPE, GILBERT WILLIAM  (70877)  RAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4880 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Bookhorn during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

WILLIAMS, JAMES DENNIS  (R/130791)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4880 PM-H of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Bookhorn during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

01-Mar

Plt Off

GILROY, ROBERT ALEXANDER  (133262)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ES356 of No 152 Sqn, which collided with ER850 of the same unit near Beja.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery

01-Mar

Fg Off

HOTSON, BRYAN FRANK ROBERT  (405276)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9145 BU-K of No 214 Sqn, which abandoned the aircraft after it was hit by flak on a raid to Berlin, but he was killed when he was hit by a shell splinter.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

AITKEN, COLIN CAMPBELL  (413006)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER724 of No 243 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters over Souk el Khemis.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

01-Mar

Flt Sgt

ARNOTT, WILLIAM  (642204)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FE423 of No 269 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off Greenland after a recall order had been issued due to bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Flt Sgt

BOARDMAN, WILLIAM EDWARD  (749425)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FE423 of No 269 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off Greenland after a recall order had been issued due to bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Flt Sgt

CARRODUS, ROBERT JAMES  (401367)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FE423 of No 269 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off Greenland after a recall order had been issued due to bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Flt Sgt

GOUDIE, NATHANIEL ROBERT  (401212)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FE423 of No 269 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off Greenland after a recall order had been issued due to bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Fg Off

LANE, ANTHONY JOHN  (122996)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FE423 of No 269 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off Greenland after a recall order had been issued due to bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Fg Off

RAMSEY, HAROLD  (115677)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FE423 of No 269 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off Greenland after a recall order had been issued due to bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

WO

WILLIAMS, PERCY NORVILLE BRIAN  (550103)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FE423 of No 269 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off Greenland after a recall order had been issued due to bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Sgt

GRAY, JAMES NICOL  (1270428)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT641 VR-R of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

CHERKINSKY, ARTHUR DAVID  (R/67557)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT641 VR-R of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

BATEMAN, ALBERT LEROY  (R/114520)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT641 VR-R of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Flt Sgt

FRANCIS, WILFRED GEORGE  (R/112757)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT641 VR-R of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Fg Off

HERRIOTT, ARTHUR JAMES  (130130)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT641 VR-R of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Sgt

KOWALSKI, JOHN  (R/76759)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT641 VR-R of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Flt Sgt

WOODHOUSE, ALEXANDER TREVOR  (R/115213)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT641 VR-R of No 419 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Flt Sgt

WREAKES, JACK  (1061805)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1724 PT-C of No 420 Sqn, which dived into the ground, inverted, near Leeming following the loss of its wing covering during a training flight.  He is buried in Barnsley Cemetery

01-Mar

Plt Off

BROWN, KENNETH JOSEPH  (138498)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1724 PT-C of No 420 Sqn, which dived into the ground, inverted, near Leeming following the loss of its wing covering during a training flight.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery

01-Mar

Fg Off

SPECTOR, SAMUEL  (J/12979)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1724 PT-C of No 420 Sqn, which dived into the ground, inverted, near Leeming following the loss of its wing covering during a training flight.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery

01-Mar

Plt Off

TOWNSEND, PHILIP EDWARD THOMPSON  (J/16876)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1724 PT-C of No 420 Sqn, which dived into the ground, inverted, near Leeming following the loss of its wing covering during a training flight.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery

01-Mar

Plt Off

HOLLOWELL, ERNEST MAURICE  (135418)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1724 PT-C of No 420 Sqn, which dived into the ground, inverted, near Leeming following the loss of its wing covering during a training flight.  He is buried in Northampton (Kingsthorpe) Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

BARROW, WILLIAM HENRY  (1047258)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE376 HD-R of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Sgt

EVANS, WILLIAM HAROLD VAUGHAN  (1313826)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE376 HD-R of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Sgt

HARVEY, JACK  (1083371)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE376 HD-R of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Sgt

NEWTON, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (1398368)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE376 HD-R of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Sgt

PAULL, ROBERT WILLIAM  (1387643)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE376 HD-R of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

Sgt

DENNEHY, PATRICK DANIEL  (1336450)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD694 of No 10 OTU, which stalled and crashed shortly after taking off from Abingdon as it tried to regain the airfield following an engine failure.  He is buried in Ramsgate and St Lawrence Cemetery

01-Mar

Plt Off

SIDEY, ARTHUR  (129162)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD694 of No 10 OTU, which stalled and crashed shortly after taking off from Abingdon as it tried to regain the airfield following an engine failure.  He is buried in Wembley (Alperton) Burial Ground

01-Mar

Sgt

CREBBIN, RONALD  (1090311)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK467 'C' of No 12 OTU, which crashed in the circuit at Turweston whilst attempting to go-round following an aborted landing on its return from a bombing practice.  He is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

JOHN, GLANVILLE OWEN  (1498305)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK467 'C' of No 12 OTU, which crashed in the circuit at Turweston whilst attempting to go-round following an aborted landing on its return from a bombing practice.  He is buried in St Fagan Churchyard, Aberdare

01-Mar

Sgt

STEVENSON, ALFRED WILLIAM  (1387875)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N9462 of No 15 EFTS, which dived into the ground and caught fire near Simonburn.  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery

01-Mar

Plt Off

DONNELLY, JOSEPH  (132810)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3171 of No 15 OTU, which dived into the ground near Otterburn after control was lost in cloud during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Kilwinning Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

GIBSON, WILLIAM STANLEY  (1526809)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3171 of No 15 OTU, which dived into the ground near Otterburn after control was lost in cloud during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Stamfordham (St Mary) Churchyard.

01-Mar

Plt Off

WINSTANLEY, THOMAS  (134723)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3171 of No 15 OTU, which dived into the ground near Otterburn after control was lost in cloud during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Stretford Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

BENDING, DENNIS RONALD  (1197228)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3171 of No 15 OTU, which dived into the ground near Otterburn after control was lost in cloud during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Taunton (St Mary's) Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

MARSHALL, GEORGE  (1096256)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3171 of No 15 OTU, which dived into the ground near Otterburn after control was lost in cloud during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in Trimdon Grange Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

BARLEY, DAVID LLEWELLYN  (1337932)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3171 of No 15 OTU, which dived into the ground near Otterburn after control was lost in cloud during a cross country exercise.  He is buried in/or was cremated at  East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium

01-Mar

Sgt

GILLESPIE, ALBERT WEBB  (1554372)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1666 of No 29 OTU, which flew into high ground near Upavon whilst descending through cloud to pinpoint its position on return from a Nickel sortie.  He is buried in Faslane Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

THOMPSON, VINCENT PERCIVAL  (1219352)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1666 of No 29 OTU, which flew into high ground near Upavon whilst descending through cloud to pinpoint its position on return from a Nickel sortie.  He is buried in Horsley (St Clement) Churchyard

01-Mar

Sgt

McKINNIE, JAMES MCDONALD  (986700)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1666 of No 29 OTU, which flew into high ground near Upavon whilst descending through cloud to pinpoint its position on return from a Nickel sortie.  He is buried in Muthill Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

FORD, JOHN EDWARD  (916310)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1666 of No 29 OTU, which flew into high ground near Upavon whilst descending through cloud to pinpoint its position on return from a Nickel sortie.  He is buried in Oxford (Rose Hill) Cemetery

01-Mar

Sgt

CHAMPION, WILFRED ALBERT  (1315034)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1666 of No 29 OTU, which flew into high ground near Upavon whilst descending through cloud to pinpoint its position on return from a Nickel sortie.  He is buried in Treverbyn Cemetery

01-Mar

Fg Off

VERLEY, EDWARD WORRELL GRAHAM  (J/20012)  RCAF; age: 28

He died  from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Mustang I, AG585 of No 41 OTU, which crashed near Hawarden following a 'bird strike' with a flock of seagulls whilst carrying out an overshoot.  He is buried in Hawarden Cemetery

01-Mar

Cpl

ROYLANCE, CHARLES MICHAEL  (977476)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 54 SU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery

01-Mar

Cdt

BROOMHEAD, STANLEY G ()  ATC; age: 15

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Oxford II, R6390 of No 7 AACU, which when the aircraft crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Bedworth in Warwickshire.

01-Mar

Cdt

TROUP, DAVID ()  ATC; age: 15

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Oxford II, R6390 of No 7 AACU, which when the aircraft crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Bedworth in Warwickshire. 

01-Mar

Fg Off

CIEPLINSKI, Filip (P.1545)  PAF; age: 25

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Oxford II, R6390 of No 7 AACU, which when the aircraft crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Bedworth in Warwickshire.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

01-Mar

LAC

WILLIAMS, SYDNEY ERNEST  (1264046)  RAFVR; age: 25

Listed as a member of No 70 OTU, he was killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AG945 of No 72 OTU, which crashed near Nakura during a test flight.  He is buried in Nanyuki War Cemetery

01-Mar

LAC

BRAYSHAY, OSCAR  (1578905)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG129 of No 9 (O) AFU, which crashed in the Afon Llyfni Valley during a navigation exercise, possibly as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Coleshill Cemetery

01-Mar

Fg Off

CROUDIS, JACK WALLACE  (41883)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG129 of No 9 (O) AFU, which crashed in the Afon Llyfni Valley during a navigation exercise, possibly as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Llanbeblig Public Cemetery, Caernarfon

01-Mar

Sgt

SAER, PHILLIP  (1286344)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG129 of No 9 (O) AFU, which crashed in the Afon Llyfni Valley during a navigation exercise, possibly as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Old Road Cemetery, Llanelli

01-Mar

Plt Off

PHILLIPS, ALWYN THOMAS JOHN  (137542)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG129 of No 9 (O) AFU, which crashed in the Afon Llyfni Valley during a navigation exercise, possibly as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Tiers Cross Congregational Cemetery

01-Mar

LAC

FRENCH, NORMAN WILFRED  (1467316)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG129 of No 9 (O) AFU, which crashed in the Afon Llyfni Valley during a navigation exercise, possibly as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Watford Cemetery

01-Mar

AC2

STYLES, JOHN ALBERT  (1716536)  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 East Dereham.  He is buried inor was cremated at  East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium

01-Mar

AC2

DAY, WILLIAM JOHN  (1720260)  RAFVR; age: ?

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 Newmarket (34).  He is buried in Woodgrange Park Cemetery, East Ham

01-Mar

AC1

INMAN, CLIFFORD  (1479371)  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 Selby.  He is buried in Leeds (Harehills) Cemetery

01-Mar

AC2

SPRINGER, WILLIAM COCKBURN  (1833055)  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 Wolverhampton.  He was cremated at  Birmingham Municipal Crematorium

02-Mar

Sgt

SMITHSON, EDWARD STEPHEN  (930340)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED490 WS-J of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Waddington on its return from a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Dagenham (Chadwell Heath) Cemetery

02-Mar

Plt Off

GEACH, LESLIE HOYLE  (129152)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED490 WS-J of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Waddington on its return from a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

MATTHEWS, KENNETH EDWIN WILLIAM  (575309)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED490 WS-J of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Waddington on its return from a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

ARMER, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1220830)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF347 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Baarderadeel (Schillaard) General Cemetery

02-Mar

Flt Sgt

HOWLAND, HAROLD STANLEY  (659180)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF347 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Baarderadeel (Schillaard) General Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

HYRONS, ALBERT LESLIE  (1187888)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF347 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Baarderadeel (Schillaard) General Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

LAMB, JAMES GORDON  (655956)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF347 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Baarderadeel (Schillaard) General Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

MARTIN, WILLIAM ALFRED  (956091)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF347 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Baarderadeel (Schillaard) General Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

PRITCHARD, WILLIAM HENRY (HARRY)  (1259008)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF347 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Baarderadeel (Schillaard) General Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

MOSS, GEORGE ARTHUR  (1384606)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7518 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Baarderadeel (Schillaard) General Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

BOWEN, WILLIAM DONALD  (1378175)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7518 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

CARE, DONALD BURTON  (1214849)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7518 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

02-Mar

Fg Off

MELLER, HARRY LEWIS  (124949)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7518 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

SINCLAIR, ANTHONY JAMES  (1292124)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7518 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

02-Mar

Flt Sgt

TILLEY, ARTHUR FRANCIS EDWARD  (1167927)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7518 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

JONES, JOHN HAYDN  (1164197)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7518 LS-G of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

WINSOR, KENNETH ERIC  (1163062)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD800 of No 23 Sqn, which ditched following a double engine failure during an operation to thw Sfax/Sousse area.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

02-Mar

Flt Sgt

BROWN, BENJAMIN FRANCIS  (R/133263)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4829 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Doberitz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

COOMBES, DONALD GEORGE JOHN  (1319785)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4829 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Doberitz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

FARMER, LESLIE  (1118254)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4829 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Doberitz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

FORMAN, BERNARD FRANK  (1333660)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4829 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Doberitz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

HOLLERON, LAURENCE JOHN  (1577048)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4829 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Doberitz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

LITTLE, JOHN  (984813)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4829 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Doberitz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

TOFT, WILLIAM ERIC  (1268610)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4829 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Doberitz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

GRAY, EDWARD JAMES  (1391377)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED423 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

HUGHES, JOHN  (1175887)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED423 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

KETLEY, LEONARD ARTHUR  (1331427)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED423 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

LEWIS, CLIFFORD HOWARD  (575832)  RAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED423 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

STOCKBURN, ROBERT EMMERSON  (1140185)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED423 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

THOMAS, DAVID  (655982)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED423 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

WHITCOMBE, RUPERT SUTTON  (404108)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED423 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

TURKENTINE, HERBERT HENRY  (1392051)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5894 DX-T of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Deptford (Grove Park) Cemetery

02-Mar

Fg Off

GREENAN, JOHN FERGUS  (J/7534)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5894 DX-T of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Scampton (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

02-Mar

Sgt

MALLETT, JOHN BURNS  (R/70158)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5894 DX-T of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Scampton (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

02-Mar

Sgt

MILLER, FRANK CYRIL EDWARD  (1394400)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5894 DX-T of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Scampton (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

02-Mar

Flt Sgt

MUSIC, FREDERICK WARREN  (A/12122)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5894 DX-T of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Scampton (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

02-Mar

Sgt

RICKETTS, HAROLD WILLIAM  (900643)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5894 DX-T of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Scampton (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

02-Mar

Sgt

ROBERT, RONALD HAROLD PERCIVAL  (1331594)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5894 DX-T of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Wembley (Alperton) Buriel Ground

02-Mar

Sgt

BROWN, ABRAHAM LAWSON  (1310565)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4920 QR-O of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Plt Off

CHAMPION, HARRY MATHEW  (J/17069)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4920 QR-O of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

FOLKER, PERCY JOHN  (1176166)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4920 QR-O of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

GARNHAM, PHILLIP WILLIAM  (1338242)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4920 QR-O of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

HALL, ROBERT KIRBY  (575290)  RAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4920 QR-O of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

WO I

ROONEY, JAMES JOSEPH  (R/56172)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4920 QR-O of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

WRIGHTSON, ROBERT  (591755)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4920 QR-O of No 61 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sqn Ldr

FLETCHER, JOHN LAWRENCE  (44065)  RAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT556 MP-U of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

02-Mar

Plt Off

MOORE, HAROLD BARBOUR  (J/17007)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT556 MP-U of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

02-Mar

Plt Off

STANLEY, GRENVILLE GORDON  (J/17008)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT556 MP-U of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

TRINDER, LOUIS ARTHUR  (1320028)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT556 MP-U of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

02-Mar

Flt Lt

WHEATLEY, ARTHUR THOMAS  (42290)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT556 MP-U of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

02-Mar

Fg Off

BLACK, NORMAN SCOTT  (415056)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT556 MP-U of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

BARRETT, JOHN RAYMOND  (1429689)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT767 MP-V of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

GREGSON, LESLIE HAROLD  (977863)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT767 MP-V of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

GRUNTMAN, HERBERT JOHN  (1174669)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT767 MP-V of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

PRIGENT, GUSTAVE  (1112179)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT767 MP-V of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

RYDER, JACK  (1075560)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT767 MP-V of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Fg Off

TAYLOR, ERIC ALFRED  (110642)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT767 MP-V of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

WHITE, RONALD EDWARD JOHN  (655917)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT770 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Linton-on-Ouse on its return from a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

ADGER, ANDREW SYME  (1369466)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4825 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

BELLAMY, CHARLES EDWARD  (1126437)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4825 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

FREW, HARRY MCAULAY  (1370267)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4825 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

HORNE, LESLIE ALBERT  (1323974)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4825 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

INNES, ANDREW  (656917)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4825 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

LITTLE, JOHN  (1126807)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4825 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

UNWIN, RONALD  (642206)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4825 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

02-Mar

Flt Sgt

DOWN, ALFRED JAMES  (R/109725)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK495 KO-N of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Ameland during a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisian Islands.  He is buried in Ameland (Nes) General Cemetery

02-Mar

Plt Off

ASTIN, HERBERT WHITAKER  (130527)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK495 KO-N of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Ameland during a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

BARTHOLOMEW, KENNETH FREDERICK  (1322036)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK495 KO-N of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Ameland during a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

BATTRAM, ARTHUR  (1439459)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK495 KO-N of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Ameland during a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

HUNT, STANLEY GORDON  (1384991)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK495 KO-N of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Ameland during a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisian Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Plt Off

COCHRANE, ELLIS ARTHUR GILBERT  (403950)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BN312 of No 146 Sqn, which failed to return from  shipping recce to Akyab.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

NUNN, ROBERT ARTHUR  (1378662)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK692 OJ-W of No 149 Sqn, which was damaged by a night fighter over the target (Berlin) and then hit by flak over France and crashed near Totes  He had been wounded in the fighter attack and was helped to abandon the aircraft over France but he did not survive the descent.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

02-Mar

Sgt

CROFTS, DONALD ALBERT  (1193969)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK692 OJ-W of No 149 Sqn, which was damaged by a night fighter over the target (Berlin) and then hit by flak over France and crashed near Totes  He had been wounded in the fighter attack but was unable to abandon the aircraft over France.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

02-Mar

Flt Lt

RICHMAN, ROWLAND EDWARD  (115542)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK692 OJ-W of No 149 Sqn, which was damaged by a night fighter over the target (Berlin) and then hit by flak over France and crashed near Totes.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

02-Mar

Sgt

BROWN, RICHARD  (944643)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED533 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a 'Gardening' sortie off the French coast.  He is buried in Biarritz (Du Sabaou) Communal Cemetery

02-Mar

Fg Off

BISSET, GEORGE ALEXANDER  (127013)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED533 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a 'Gardening' sortie off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Fg Off

HAWKINS, FRANK BRYCE  (407287)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED533 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a 'Gardening' sortie off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

ISAACS, RALPH  (656562)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED533 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a 'Gardening' sortie off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Flt Sgt

PETERS, KENNETH GEORGE  (1287050)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED533 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a 'Gardening' sortie off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

SHELLEY, WILLIAM OLIVER  (1378962)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED533 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a 'Gardening' sortie off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

Sgt

WEBSTER, JOHN WALTER  (1320839)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED533 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a 'Gardening' sortie off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Mar

WO II

COCHRANE, ARNOLD WALLACE  (R/102186)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT797 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Bathmen General Cemetery

02-Mar

WO II

GRICE, IVOR CHARLES  (R/98989)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT797 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Bathmen General Cemetery

02-Mar

WO II

HIGGINS, JAMES HERBERT  (R/89625)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT797 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Bathmen General Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

MACDONALD, FREDERICK  (610265)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT797 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Bathmen General Cemetery

02-Mar

WO II

McCREERY, HARRY KENNETH  (R/100701)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT797 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Bathmen General Cemetery

02-Mar

Flt Sgt

WEISS, ROSS  (R/102418)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT797 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Bathmen General Cemetery

02-Mar

Flt Sgt

BILLING, JAMES WILLIAM  (R/110092)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE680 of No 487 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath on return from a low level training flight.  He is buried in Feltwell (St Nicholas) Churchyard

02-Mar

Flt Sgt

McCORMICK, JOSEPH ROY  (R/120653)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE680 of No 487 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath on return from a low level training flight.  He is buried in Feltwell (St Nicholas) Churchyard

02-Mar

Sgt

O'DONNELL, BERNARD JAMES  (R/109157)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE680 of No 487 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath on return from a low level training flight.  He is buried in Feltwell (St Nicholas) Churchyard

02-Mar

Cpl

PALES, WILLIAM REGINALD  (1209582)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

02-Mar

Fg Off

WALLACE, CYRIL STANLEY  (123617)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1130 of No 12 (P) AFU, which collided with T1870 over Harlaxton.  He is buried in Grantham Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

NORCROSS, PHILIP KENYON  (421086)  RNZAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1130 of No 12 (P) AFU, which collided with T1870 over Harlaxton.  He is buried in Grantham Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

WEBSTER, ROY CHARLES MORGAN  (414282)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V3335 of No 15 (P) AFU, which crashed near Ramsbury after hitting a tree on the downwind leg during a solo night flying exercise.  He is buried in Andover Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

BROOK, PATRICK (PAT)  (924868)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, L7277 of No 1654 HCU, which crashed after hitting a tree in the circuit at Spilsby whilst trying to lower the undercarriage.  He is buried in Thorney (St Helen) Churchyard

02-Mar

Fg Off

MOSS, ALFRED GIFFORD  (115395)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6641 of No 29 EFTS, which flew into trees on rising ground whilst flying in low cloud, the aircraft bursting into flames.  He is buried in Clyffe Pypard (St Peter) Churchyard

02-Mar

Fg Off

WILLIAMS, ANGUS GERALD  (412296)  RNZAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6641 of No 29 EFTS, which flew into trees on rising ground whilst flying in low cloud, the aircraft bursting into flames.  He is buried in Clyffe Pypard (St Peter) Churchyard

02-Mar

LAC

MOLE, JAMES BERNARD  (1322157)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EF936 of No 3 (O) AFU, which flew into the ground at Kites Wood, near Grafton Flyford, Worcestershire.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery

02-Mar

LAC

MITCHELL, NOEL WILLIAM  (1337173)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EF936 of No 3 (O) AFU, which flew into the ground at Kites Wood, near Grafton Flyford, Worcestershire.  He is buried in Hackington (St Stephen) Churchyard, Canterbury

02-Mar

Sgt

RUSLING, CORRI WILLIAM  (657101)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EF936 of No 3 (O) AFU, which flew into the ground at Kites Wood, near Grafton Flyford, Worcestershire.  He is buried in Rotherham (Moorgate) Cemetery

02-Mar

Sgt

SAYWELL, ROY DESMOND  (906316)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EF936 of No 3 (O) AFU, which flew into the ground at Kites Wood, near Grafton Flyford, Worcestershire.  He is buried in Walton and Weybridge (Burvale) Cemetery

02-Mar

LAC

BLACKMORE, DOUGLAS HENRY  (1651185)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 328 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

02-Mar

LAC

DABORN, ALFRED EDWARD GEORGE  (1171158)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving with No 328 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

02-Mar

AC1

SUTHERLAND-CLIFT, TIMOTHY ANTHONY VICTOR HUGH  (550857)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst serving with No 328 Wing wen he was involved in a motorcycle accident whilst delivering messages.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

02-Mar

AC1

ALMOND, REGINALD EDMUND  (1246844)  RAFVR; age: 29

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 Ashford.  He is buried in Walmer (St Mary) Old Churchyard

02-Mar

Flt Sgt

EVANS, ARTHUR HENRY DFM (643334)  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 Bulmer.  He is buried in Stivichall (or Styvechale) (St James) Churchyard

02-Mar

AC1

BROWN, FERDINAND ERNEST  (1128085)  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 Durham N W.  He is buried in Gateshead East Cemetery

02-Mar

Flt Lt

MATTHEWS, HORACE ARTHUR  (73982)  RAFVR; age: 43

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 Horsham.  He is buried in High Wycombe Cemetery

02-Mar

LAC

JONES, ANEURIN  (1124465)  RAFVR; age: 36

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 Swansea.  He is buried in Brynmawr Cemetery

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