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Casualties - 3 - 5 March 1943


03-Mar

Flt Sgt

BRIEN, HENRY HERBERT  (411281)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4855 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Rotenburg during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

BURNETT, LAURENCE  (574662)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4855 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Rotenburg during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

DAVENPORT, ROY VICTOR MALCOLM  (1386048)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4855 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Rotenburg during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

03-Mar

Flt Sgt

HEATLEY, IAN VICTOR  (405310)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4855 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Rotenburg during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

03-Mar

Flt Sgt

KERR, DONALD  (401646)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4855 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Rotenburg during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

03-Mar

Flt Sgt

MARFELL, ARCHIBALD JOHN  (400677)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4855 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Rotenburg during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

SIMMONDS, KENNETH RUPERT WILLIAM  (551578)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4855 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Rotenburg during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

03-Mar

Flt Sgt

AMOS, ORISON EDWIN  (411717)  RNZAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF333 LS-X of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

CAVENEY, THOMAS JAMES  (1130074)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF333 LS-X of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

ELTON, PERCY JOHN  (961061)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF333 LS-X of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

McGRANE, JAMES  (1021081)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF333 LS-X of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Plt Off

MEIJER, ADOLF PHILIP  (126127)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF333 LS-X of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Fg Off

MOFFAT, WILLIAM IAN  (117429)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF333 LS-X of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

SHERRATT, HAROLD  (1454837)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF333 LS-X of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Fg Off

TURNER, RONALD WILLIAM  (120671)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF333 LS-X of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

LAC

HATHERALL, ARTHUR MATTHIAS  (911186)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Fukuoko area of Japan of No 36 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sqn Ldr

MARSHALL, RICHARD SAMPSON ORLEBAR DFC (402244)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD899 of No 39 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off Cape San Vito, probably as a result of light flak damage.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-Mar

Flt Sgt

PARKER, JAMES  (1072497)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD899 of No 39 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off Cape San Vito, probably as a result of light flak damage.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-Mar

Fg Off

PATERSON, DAVID HAMILTON  (404383)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD899 of No 39 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off Cape San Vito, probably as a result of light flak damage.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

BARNARD, JAMES ARTHUR  (1293974)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7861 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER  (1071521)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7861 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

DAVIES, CYRIL  (1412831)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7861 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Flt Sgt

JOHNSEN, JOHN MARTIN CLARIDGE  (933612)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7861 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

PEARSON, LESLIE CHARLES  (1288177)  RAFVR; age: 42

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7861 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

SNOW, ALBERT GEORGE  (1091872)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7861 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

TAYLOR, NORMAN PHILLIP  (1336198)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7861 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Plt Off

BRIDGMAN, ARTHUR MERVYN  (41866)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6123 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

BURTON, CLARENCE SYDNEY  (414493)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6123 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

EYRE, KENNETH CEDRIC  (1071970)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6123 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

GOING, RAYMOND CYRIL  (414278)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6123 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

STEWART, FRANCIS BARKHOUSE  (547841)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6123 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

WEAVER, EMRYS HERBERT  (1409013)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6123 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Flt Sgt

WILLIS, FREDERICK ARTHUR WILLIAM  (1382215)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, N6123 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a 'Gardening' sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Fg Off

ALLAN, LESLIE ALEXANDER  (124401)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7678 MP-L of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

COLVERSON, RAYMOND LEONARD  (617284)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7678 MP-L of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Fg Off

GOLDING, WILLIAM RONALD  (110589)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7678 MP-L of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

HITCHEN, KENETH  (1505123)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7678 MP-L of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

SAYER, GEORGE CHARLES DANIEL  (1293575)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7678 MP-L of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

THOMPSON, JOHN JOCELYN  (1311822)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7678 MP-L of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

WEBBER, ROYSTON ROBERT ISAAC  (1167097)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7678 MP-L of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

BELLERBY, ARTHUR LAWRENCE  (1219827)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN289 of No 81 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie near Nafsa.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

BAILEY, PETER  (1312380)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4788 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Hohenaspe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

ELLEN, CHARLES VICTOR  (1283829)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4788 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Hohenaspe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

GREIG, ALEXANDER  (656907)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4788 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Hohenaspe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-Mar

WO II

LOWTHER, DAVID WESLEY  (R/94724)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4788 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Hohenaspe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-Mar

Flt Sgt

MEAD, JAMES  (655561)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4788 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Hohenaspe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-Mar

Flt Sgt

PATON, JOHN CAMPBELL  (1071891)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4788 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Hohenaspe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

PERCH, DOUGLAS WILLIAM  (567959)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4788 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Hohenaspe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

TRIGG, NORMAN FREDERICK  (1578630)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4788 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Hohenaspe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-Mar

Fg Off

ELLIS, KENNETH HECTOR  (121140)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5731 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Hohenaspe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

GREEN, GEORGE EDWARD  (1215632)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5731 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Hohenaspe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

JONES, KENNETH VICTOR  (1390633)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5731 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Hohenaspe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

LUDBROOK, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1323682)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5731 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Hohenaspe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

WATSON, RICHARD GEORGE  (1290604)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5731 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Hohenaspe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

WRIGHT, JOHN HENRY BERNARD  (610312)  RAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5731 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Hohenaspe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-Mar

Fg Off

WESLEY, RALPH ERIC  (J/10523)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5731 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Hohenaspe during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-Mar

Flt Sgt

BIRD, COLIN RAY  (R/115881)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1620 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which was lost in a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

GELL, HENRY JOSEPH FITZGERALD  (1549838)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1620 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which was lost in a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

HOLDSWORTH, ERIC  (1576102)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1620 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which was lost in a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

LAIDLAW, DAVID DOUGLAS  (1344401)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1620 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which was lost in a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

LUSCOMBE, PERCIVAL HAROLD  (1330619)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1620 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which was lost in a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

03-Mar

Fg Off

BULPITT, ARTHUR NORMAN  (116940)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ643 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s off the Norwegian coast on its return from an attack on a molybdenum mine.  He is buried in Egersund (or Ekersund) Churchyard

03-Mar

Sgt

AMOND, KENNETH ALFRED  (1392604)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ643 of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s off the Norwegian coast on its return from an attack on a molybdenum mine.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Plt Off

BRYANT, DONALD WALLACE  (134194)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL176 of No 153 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Maison Blache as it took off in mist.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

03-Mar

Plt Off

JACKSON, CLIFFORD RAYMOND  (134313)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL176 of No 153 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Maison Blache as it took off in mist.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

03-Mar

WO II

CAIN, WILLIAM EDWARD  (R/85910)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED365 EM-U of No 207 Sqn, which crashed at Wedel during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

03-Mar

Flt Sgt

DELATORRE, MELVILLE GEORGE  (402590)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED365 EM-U of No 207 Sqn, which crashed at Wedel during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

EVISON, PETER  (657231)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED365 EM-U of No 207 Sqn, which crashed at Wedel during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

HOLLEY, RAYMOND WALTER ERNEST  (626498)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED365 EM-U of No 207 Sqn, which crashed at Wedel during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

03-Mar

Fg Off

JOHNSON, BERNARD  (127493)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED365 EM-U of No 207 Sqn, which crashed at Wedel during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

THOMPSON, LEWIS REGINALD  (1253760)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED365 EM-U of No 207 Sqn, which crashed at Wedel during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

03-Mar

WO II

WALLACE, WILLIAM VICTOR  (R/92287)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED365 EM-U of No 207 Sqn, which crashed at Wedel during a raid on Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

ALLEN, RONALD SIDNEY  (901540)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF329 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Leeste as a result of flak damage on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

FELCE, HUGH MORRIS  (1161980)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF329 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Leeste as a result of flak damage on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

03-Mar

Plt Off

PEPPER, CHARLES WILLIAM VALENTINE  (138308)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF329 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Leeste as a result of flak damage on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

RIDER, JOHN WILLIAM  (1219496)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF329 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Leeste as a result of flak damage on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

UNSWORTH, JOHN NEVILLE  (1073810)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF329 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Leeste as a result of flak damage on a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

CRIDGE, ALFRED VICTOR GORDON  (412867)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF329 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which crashed at Leeste as a result of flak damage on a raid to Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

NEAME, FREDERICK ALBERT  (1283762)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX473 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

03-Mar

Flt Lt

KENYON, RAYMOND THEODORE  (118402)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX473 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

MacDONALD, DENIS CHARLES  (R/106843)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX473 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-Mar

Flt Lt

SANFORD, NEVILLE GEORGE DARREL  (60799)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX473 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-Mar

WO II

TOOZE, RUSSELL MARK  (R/119187)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX473 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

TOWLE, THOMAS  (1380150)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX473 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-Mar

Fg Off

HALLAM, MICHAEL EDWARD  (62662)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL335 of No 235 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Edzell.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

03-Mar

Fg Off

TURNER, GEORGE HUGH  (127460)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL335 of No 235 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Edzell.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (Leigh-on-Sea) Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

AUDY, JOSEPH ENGELBERT  (R/120256)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK334 KW-B of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Schenefeld during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

03-Mar

WO II

DUGAL, JOSEPH JEAN BAPTIST ALBERT  (R/79463)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK334 KW-B of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Schenefeld during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

03-Mar

WO II

FORBES, WILLIAM CLYDE  (R/83127)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK334 KW-B of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Schenefeld during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

03-Mar

Plt Off

GAUTHIER, JOSEPH VICTOR LEO  (J/17108)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK334 KW-B of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Schenefeld during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

03-Mar

Plt Off

GLASSBERG, JACK  (J/18551)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK334 KW-B of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Schenefeld during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

03-Mar

WO II

LANCTIN, JOSEPH WILFRED MAURICE EDMOND  (R/117657)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK334 KW-B of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Schenefeld during a raid to Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

03-Mar

Flt Sgt

MILLSON, HAROLD ROY  (R/98892)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3390 ZL-W of No 427 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

CLARK, ROBERT  (1369751)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3390 ZL-W of No 427 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Flt Sgt

DRAKE, WILLIAM BRUCE  (R/143069)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3390 ZL-W of No 427 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

WO II

DUTTON, THOMAS ALEXANDER  (R/61271)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3390 ZL-W of No 427 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Flt Sgt

LYMBURNER, LEO MCCLELLAN  (R/122558)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3390 ZL-W of No 427 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Flt Sgt

MACPHERSON, HAROLD STANTON  (R/124501)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3390 ZL-W of No 427 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Fg Off

BARTLEET, FRANCIS WALTER  (126837)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ260 AL-K of No 429 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea off Cromer during a 'Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Flt Sgt

BILLINGTON, WALTER  (751750)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ260 AL-K of No 429 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea off Cromer during a 'Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Flt Lt

CAMPBELL, COLIN SUMMERS  (J/15235)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ260 AL-K of No 429 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea off Cromer during a 'Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Sgt

OLDFIELD, RONALD  (1438969)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4864 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Shawbury after encountering bad weather on a training flight.  He is buried in Chesterfield (Boythorpe) Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

BACON, PETER FREDERICK  (1392379)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4864 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Shawbury after encountering bad weather on a training flight.  He is buried in Enfield (Hertford Road) Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

KERR, RODERICK WATSON  (979213)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4864 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Shawbury after encountering bad weather on a training flight.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

FULTON, EDGAR CLAUDE  (411890)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4864 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Shawbury after encountering bad weather on a training flight.  He is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

GRAHAM, ROSS CLIVE  (411312)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4864 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Shawbury after encountering bad weather on a training flight.  He is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

MILLEDY, THOMAS PATRICK GORE  (1321984)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4864 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Shawbury after encountering bad weather on a training flight.  He is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery

03-Mar

Flt Sgt

MURPHY, EDWARD FRANCIS  (401457)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4864 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Shawbury after encountering bad weather on a training flight.  He is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

CRUIKSHANK, BERNARD HERBERT  (637524)  RAF; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito PR IV, DK315 of No 540 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a transit flight between Portreath and Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Fg Off

HARDMAN, DONALD FRANCIS IGNATIUS  (411888)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito PR IV, DK315 of No 540 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a transit flight between Portreath and Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

Plt Off

McDOUGALL, LAWRENCE JOHN  (J/16621)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP717 of No 1435 Sqn, which was shot own by Bf 109s off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-Mar

Cpl

JAMES, ALBERT JAMES  (1351123)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2838 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Pontefract.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

ALLEN, VAUGHAN STACEY  (1815960)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK400 of No 12 OTU, which crashed near Chipping Norton after control was lost whilst flying in cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery

03-Mar

Plt Off

SHEPHERD, STANLEY WALKER  (130259)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK400 of No 12 OTU, which crashed near Chipping Norton after control was lost whilst flying in cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Ecclesall (All Saints) Churchyard

03-Mar

Sgt

ASH, ARTHUR FREDERICK  (530930)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK400 of No 12 OTU, which crashed near Chipping Norton after control was lost whilst flying in cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Fulham Palace Road Cemetery

03-Mar

Flt Lt

SPRATT, EDWARD DEVEREUX  (84278)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK400 of No 12 OTU, which crashed near Chipping Norton after control was lost whilst flying in cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in High Hurstwood (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

03-Mar

Sgt

WILLIS, JAMES ALBERT  (1194896)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK400 of No 12 OTU, which crashed near Chipping Norton after control was lost whilst flying in cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Nottingham Northern Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

BURGESS, ALEXANDER RENNIE  (1370149)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK400 of No 12 OTU, which crashed near Chipping Norton after control was lost whilst flying in cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Saline Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

McILRAITH, GEORGE HOWARD  (405803)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BG197 of No 14 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground near Matlock whilst carrying out a solo cross country exercise.  He is buried in Ashbourne Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

HARMES, SYDNEY EDWARD  (1308078)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF906 of No 15 OTU, which stalled and crashed in the circuit whilst attempting to land after an aborted night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Guildford (Stoke) New Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

ABERCROMBIE, LAURENCE NORMAN  (42284)  RNZAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF906 of No 15 OTU, which stalled and crashed in the circuit whilst attempting to land after an aborted night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harwell Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

LOCK, BENJAMIN CHARLES  (1271461)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF906 of No 15 OTU, which stalled and crashed in the circuit whilst attempting to land after an aborted night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harwell Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

MILLAR, ROBERT HARVEY  (927578)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF906 of No 15 OTU, which stalled and crashed in the circuit whilst attempting to land after an aborted night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harwell Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

HOVELL, GEORGE ALBERT  (1391094)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF906 of No 15 OTU, which stalled and crashed in the circuit whilst attempting to land after an aborted night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Mortlake Cemetery

03-Mar

Sgt

JEWELL, RONALD GILBERT  (1153697)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LB407 of No 3 (P) AFU, which crashed on overshoot at night at Chedworth.  He is buried in Littleham (SS Margaret and Andrew) Churchyard

03-Mar

LAC

PALMER, JOHN HENRY  (544457)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving with No 9 S & TC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery

03-Mar

AC2

NEWMAN, CYRIL STANLEY  (1628640)  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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Lancing (St James the Less) Churchyard Extension

03-Mar

AC2

CLOKE, LEWIS ARTHUR  (1217788)  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 Ulverston.  He is buried in Thanington (St Nicholas) Churchyard

03-Mar

Cpl

SINGLETON, ESMA BEATRICE  (2065034)  WAAF; age: 23

She was serving at a station in Hampshire and died in hospital after a short illness, no further details available.  Her death is registered in Westminster.  She is buried in Wells Cemetery.

04-Mar

Sgt

ARROWSMITH, JAMES FREDERICK  (1333450)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX601 'H' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Castel Benito whilst engaged on an attack against MT.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

04-Mar

Flt Sgt

HUGHES, FRANCIS  (1380906)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX601 'H' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Castel Benito whilst engaged on an attack against MT.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

04-Mar

Flt Lt

McLACHLAN, LACHLAN  (412247)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX601 'H' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Castel Benito whilst engaged on an attack against MT.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

04-Mar

Flt Sgt

McRAE, JOHN TAYLOR  (1366356)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX601 'H' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Castel Benito whilst engaged on an attack against MT.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

04-Mar

Sgt

SAWYER, ALFRED GEORGE  (1384328)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX601 'H' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Castel Benito whilst engaged on an attack against MT.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

04-Mar

Sgt

TOOKEY, KEITH DEREK  (1062449)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX601 'H' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Castel Benito whilst engaged on an attack against MT.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

04-Mar

Flt Lt

CURLE, RICHARD ALEXANDER  (121280)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED559 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Le Chateau-D'Oleron Communal Cemetery

04-Mar

Plt Off

CHALLONER, CHARLES STUART  (131995)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED559 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Mar

Fg Off

CRAPP, ERROL CLIFTON  (411113)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED559 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Mar

Flt Sgt

DURDIN, GARNET WALTER  (416149)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED559 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Mar

Sgt

GOOCH, DANIEL LAST  (1336491)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED559 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Mar

Sgt

HART, DAVID ADRIAN  (567377)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED559 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Mar

Fg Off

RIDING, HARRY  (403699)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED559 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Mar

Fg Off

KUJUNDZIC, NEBOJSA  (12553)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4333 PM-B of No 103 Sqn, which crashed after catching fire in the air and was abandoned.  He is buried in Peterborough (Eastfield) Cemetery

04-Mar

Flt Lt

LEE, SIDNEY FRANCIS  (407177)  RAAF; age: 26

He was serving with No 113 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-Mar

Fg Off

ALRED, GEOFFREY BELMONT  (121342)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP505 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Mar

Fg Off

BERNETT, NEVILLE  (J/9739)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP505 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Mar

Fg Off

LUNDON, GORDON DAVID ARTHUR  (117004)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP505 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Mar

Sgt

McLEOD, DANIEL MELVIN  (R/95290)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP505 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Mar

Fg Off

PRIDEAUX, JOHN GEOFFREY JAMES  (J/9749)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP505 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Mar

WO II

SMITH, CLARENCE HAROLD  (R/65415)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP505 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Mar

Sgt

SORE, STANLEY  (1527600)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was serving with No 1 Ferry Control at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

04-Mar

Sgt

MACHIN, RAYMOND ARTHUR  (1232535)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 1 Ferry Control at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

04-Mar

LAC

HAMILTON, ROY  (574843)  RAF; age: 20

He was serving with No 1 Ferry Control at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

04-Mar

Sgt

NEWSOME, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1060029)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 303 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

04-Mar

Fg Off

JOHNSTON, JOSHUA  (125526)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving at Napier Field at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe

04-Mar

AC2

GREAVES, WILFRED  (1067845)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

04-Mar

Sgt

PARKER, GEORGE  (411497)  RAFVR; age: 24

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

04-Mar

AC2

WARD, HARRY EWART  (1679922)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving in the UK and died in hospital, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Bucklow (42).  He is buried in Southport (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

04-Mar

LAC

BEECHAM, MAURICE STANLEY  (929763)  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 Northern Ireland.  He is buried in Sandford-on-Thames (St Andrew) Churchyard.

04-Mar

AC1

RHODES, FRANK  (1128717)  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 Wolverhampton.  He is buried in Bilston Cemetery

05-Mar

Flt Sgt

BIRDSEY, KEITH CHARLES  (400523)  RAAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6010 'N' of No 11 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained in a forced landing after an engine was hit by flak.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

05-Mar

Plt Off

DOLAN, RAYMOND CHARLES  (J/17112)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HM142 of No 73 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce to Mareth.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

05-Mar

Flt Sgt

BLACKWELL, ARTHUR EDWARD  (1377328)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR687 EY-G of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Staphorst (Rouveen) New General Cemetery

05-Mar

Plt Off

THOMPSON, JOHN RAWSON  (141457)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR687 EY-G of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Staphorst (Rouveen) New General Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

WILLIAMS, EDWARD CHARLES BERT  (1337753)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR687 EY-G of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Staphorst (Rouveen) New General Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

DELEMARE, FRED HERBERT  (1330961)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN902 of No 79 Sqn, which was shot down during an escort mission by Ki-43s.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

05-Mar

Sgt

FULTON, ROY OSWALD  (R/87122)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4847 OL-V of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Hindeloopen Protestant Churchyard

05-Mar

Sgt

ORGAN, JOHN LEWIS  (541922)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4847 OL-V of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Hindeloopen Protestant Churchyard

05-Mar

Sgt

DINNIS, ARTHUR DESMOND  (1337405)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4847 OL-V of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Makkum) Protestant Churchyard

05-Mar

Fg Off

SPRACKLING, LEONARD WILLIAM  (116671)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4847 OL-V of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Workum (Spoordyk) General Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

FELL, HAYDEN  (1379924)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4847 OL-V of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Sgt

FRESHWATER, JOHN MATTHEW  (1376200)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4847 OL-V of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Plt Off

PARTRIDGE, HENRY ALBERT  (J/16966)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4847 OL-V of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Sgt

WHITESIDE, HAROLD VIVIAN  (1317555)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9271 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which crashed near Sankt Peter during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bere Regis Cemetery

05-Mar

Plt Off

COURTNEY, JAMES BOYD  (J/16713)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9271 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which crashed near Sankt Peter during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Fg Off

FOWLIE, WILLIAM ALEXANDER  (110139)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9271 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which crashed near Sankt Peter during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Sgt

MOLLISON, ANGUS MCKAY  (1107377)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9271 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which crashed near Sankt Peter during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Fg Off

McMAHON, BERNARD LAWRENCE  (J/6379)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER646 of No 92 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 over Pisida during an escort sortie.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery

05-Mar

Flt Sgt

AVEY, GERALD RUSSELL  (R/99993)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED549 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Langer whilst attempting to land on return from a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Long Bennington (St Swithun) Churchyard

05-Mar

Sgt

CUMBERBATCH, GREY DOYLE  (1383404)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED549 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Langer whilst attempting to land on return from a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Long Bennington (St Swithun) Churchyard

05-Mar

Flt Sgt

LANDRY, RENE RODGER  (R/100254)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED549 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Langer whilst attempting to land on return from a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Long Bennington (St Swithun) Churchyard

05-Mar

Sgt

SPENCE, ALAN HAVELOCK  (1535230)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED549 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Langer whilst attempting to land on return from a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in North Sunderland Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

HALLETT, BENJAMIN THOMAS  (1176108)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED549 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Langer whilst attempting to land on return from a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

ROBINSON, JOHN  (1024294)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED549 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Langer whilst attempting to land on return from a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Thornton-le-Fylde (Christ Church) Churchyard

05-Mar

Sgt

BONSON, JAMES EDWARD  (657619)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4918 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over the target on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

WO II

DELLAR, JOSEPH CHARLES EDWARD  (R/79066)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4918 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over the target on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Flt Sgt

HUDSON, LAURENCE GILBERT  (1268207)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4918 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over the target on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

LEADBITTER, LEONARD ARTHUR  (625778)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4918 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over the target on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Flt Lt

PICKEN, WILLIAM JAMES  (80222)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4918 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over the target on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

POWELL, GRAHAM JAMES  (1338127)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4918 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over the target on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

WILSON, JAMES FERGUSON LINDSAY  (612661)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4918 ZN-D of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down over the target on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

ALSOP, ERIC BRANDRETH  (1020978)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM304 GT-J of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

CLARK, WALTER HENRY  (636060)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM304 GT-J of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Mar

Plt Off

HART, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (143869)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM304 GT-J of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

HEAP, DONALD  (947067)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM304 GT-J of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Mar

Wg Cdr

HOOKWAY, STANLEY GORDON  (84339)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM304 GT-J of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Mar

Fg Off

LUFF, EDMUND  (47914)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM304 GT-J of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Mar

Fg Off

TURK, RONALD DOUGLAS  (118613)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM304 GT-J of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Mar

Flt Sgt

HOYLAND, JACK  (1379740)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL638 'X' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Naples.  He is buried in Minturno War Cemetery

05-Mar

Plt Off

MITCHELL, DOUGLAS MICHAEL  (134515)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL638 'X' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Naples.  He is buried in Minturno War Cemetery

05-Mar

Fg Off

BRAND, STANLEY SHERWEN  (122361)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL638 'X' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Naples.  He is buried in Minturno War Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

JOHNSON, WILLIAM  (1378982)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL638 'X' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Naples.  He is buried in Minturno War Cemetery

05-Mar

Flt Lt

BATEMAN-CHAMPAIN, PETER JOHN CHRISTOPHER  (108603)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL638 'X' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Naples.  He is buried in Minturno War Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

GODDARD, STANLEY NELSON  (1153369)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL638 'X' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Naples.  He is buried in Minturno War Cemetery

05-Mar

Flt Sgt

O'LOUGHLIN, JUSTIN VINCENT  (416226)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL638 'X' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Naples.  He is buried in Minturno War Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

PILSON, ROBERT  (934460)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL638 'X' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on a raid to Naples.  He is buried in Minturno War Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

TROTTER, WILLIAM HEDLEY  (1128255)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK662 BU-K of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery

05-Mar

Flt Sgt

AMIRAULT, ALPHE BAPTISTE  (R/88416)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK662 BU-K of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Sgt

BALDOCK, HARRY WILLIAM  (657240)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK662 BU-K of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Fg Off

ETIENNE, HUGH TERENCE  (129058)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK662 BU-K of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Sgt

KIMBER, PETER ROY  (1336307)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK662 BU-K of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Sgt

TAYLOR, WILLIAM  (1458100)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK662 BU-K of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Sgt

WRIGHT, ERNEST ALBERT  (526692)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK662 BU-K of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Sgt

CHARLTON, JOHN THOMAS  (621023)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9333 HA-Y of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Flt Sgt

HEMING, KEITH RONALD  (400612)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9333 HA-Y of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

HURL, WILLIAM THOMAS  (657140)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9333 HA-Y of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

MELVILLE, DAVID HENRY  (1322282)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9333 HA-Y of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Plt Off

RATCLIFFE, GEORGE ARTHUR  (138648)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9333 HA-Y of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

TURNER, JAMES  (614960)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9333 HA-Y of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

WADDINGTON, WILLIAM EDWIN  (1380140)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9333 HA-Y of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Sqn Ldr

JANKOWSKI, Jan (P.0053)  PAF; age: 43

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK150 BH-Q of No 300 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-Mar

Flt Sgt

COUPER, JAMES ROBERT  (1126438)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT646 VR-C of No 419 Sqn, which crashed in Holland after being hit by flak and a night fighter during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Plt Off

GRAHAM, ROBERT  (J/16414)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE280 PT-V of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Fg Off

BENNETT, DONALD EDWARD  (J/12978)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE280 PT-V of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

WO II

CULVER, DONALD GEORGE  (R/84400)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE280 PT-V of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Flt Sgt

LAWSON, HARRY TAYLOR ANDERSON  (R/101307)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE280 PT-V of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Plt Off

LEE, WILLIAM GEORGE  (127921)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE280 PT-V of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Fg Off

MacDONALD, JAMES KENNETH  (J/13076)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE280 PT-V of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Fg Off

CHAPMAN, CHELMSFORD EDWARD  (128617)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK401 OW-M of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Flt Sgt

DAVIES, WILLIAM JOHN ROSS  (R/104057)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK401 OW-M of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Flt Sgt

PATERSON, NORMAN FRASER  (R/111185)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK401 OW-M of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Plt Off

TRASK, CYRIL RANDOLPH  (J/16651)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK401 OW-M of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Flt Sgt

WALEN, GEORGE  (R/107124)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK401 OW-M of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Sgt

WILLIAMS, ROBERT EARL  (R/137111)  RCAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK401 OW-M of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Flt Sgt

BELL, ERNEST MAXWELL  (R/79393)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ755 of No 429 Sqn, which crashed on take off from East Moor en-route to a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Sutton-on-the-Forest (All Hallows) Churchyard Extension

05-Mar

Sgt

BLACK, JOHN HANNAH  (R/118059)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ260 AL-K of No 429 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea off Cromer during a 'Gardening sortie  He survived the ditching but died a few hours before rescue arrived.  He is buried in Sutton-on-the-Forest (All Hallows) Churchyard Extension

05-Mar

Sgt

GOULD, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (1262308)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ270 HD-Q of No 466 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

BAKER, RONALD DENNIS  (1318696)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ270 HD-Q of No 466 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Sgt

LINACRE, JACK  (946593)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ270 HD-Q of No 466 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Sgt

SMITH, CHARLES JOHN HERBERT  (1335889)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ270 HD-Q of No 466 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Flt Sgt

YIELDER, ALFRED CAMPBELL  (1126332)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ270 HD-Q of No 466 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Sgt

TERRY, HARRY  (1091871)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV923 of No 11 OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Westcott on its return from a night navigation sortie.  He is buried in Middleham (SS Alkelda and Mary) Churchyard

05-Mar

Sgt

BLACK, DAVID  (1344487)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV923 of No 11 OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Westcott on its return from a night navigation sortie.  He is buried in Tollcross (Central) Churchyard

05-Mar

Sgt

WITTON, ANTHONY  (1431233)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK433 of No 12 OTU, which crashed near Chipping Warden during a night training flight.  He is buried in Fulford Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

GATES, GEOFFREY JOHN  (1333380)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK433 of No 12 OTU, which crashed near Chipping Warden during a night training flight.  He is buried in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

ALEXANDER, DENIS WILLIAM  (1238970)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK433 of No 12 OTU, which crashed near Chipping Warden during a night training flight.  He is buried in Sutton-in-Ashfield Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

MOSS, REGINALD VINCENT NEWTON  (1213548)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK433 of No 12 OTU, which crashed near Chipping Warden during a night training flight.  He is buried in Wollaton (St Leonard) Church Cemetery

05-Mar

LAC

LEWCZUK, Michal (P.780889)  PAF; age: 26

He was serving with No 18 OTU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

05-Mar

AC1

REID, CHARLES MCKAY  (1558533)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 2 ADU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

05-Mar

LAC

ARGILE, THOMAS GEOFFREY MAYOU  (1805939)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7515 of No 27 EFTS, which crashed on this date.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

05-Mar

Flt Lt

COX, JOHN CHRISTOPHER DFC (84989)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was probably killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7515 of No 27 EFTS, which crashed on this date.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

05-Mar

Flt Sgt

ATKIN, CHARLES CARR  (12316)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1109 'T' of No 28 OTU, which was shot down into the sea off the Dutch coast by flak during a 'Nickelling' sortie.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

MOLLOY, JOSEPH ANTHONY  (1621707)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1109 'T' of No 28 OTU, which was shot down into the sea off the Dutch coast by flak during a 'Nickelling' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

Sgt

FISHER, DONALD COULTHARD  (1496421)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK390 of No 29 OTU, which crashed after hitting houses near Coates in Cambridgeshire during a combined high and low level bombing practice.  He is buried in Carlisle (Stanwix) Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

GLOVER, THOMAS FRANCIS JOHN  (1464583)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK390 of No 29 OTU, which crashed after hitting houses near Coates in Cambridgeshire during a combined high and low level bombing practice.  He is buried in Knowle (SS John the Baptist, Lawrence and Ann) Churchyard

05-Mar

Sgt

LONG, KENNETH HUGHES  (1324064)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK390 of No 29 OTU, which crashed after hitting houses near Coates in Cambridgeshire during a combined high and low level bombing practice.  He is buried in North Luffenham (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

05-Mar

Sgt

MULLETT, BRENDAN FRANCIS  (1068145)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK390 of No 29 OTU, which crashed after hitting houses near Coates in Cambridgeshire during a combined high and low level bombing practice.  He is buried in North Luffenham (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

05-Mar

LAC

McNAUGHT, JAMES  (1566353)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ986 of No 37 SFTS, which .  He is buried in Calgary (Burnsland) Cemetery

05-Mar

LAC

PARTOON, HORACE RAYMOND JOHN  (1323413)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 4 BFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Mesa City Cemetery

05-Mar

LAC

HUNT, PETER  (1392625)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 3244 (ex DG920) of No 42 AS, which flew into a hill near Elands River Bay whilst off course.  He is buried in Port Elizabeth (South End) Cemetery

05-Mar

LAC

WILLIAMS, STANLEY RHYS  (951314)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 3244 (ex DG920) of No 42 AS, which flew into a hill near Elands River Bay whilst off course.  He is buried in Port Elizabeth (South End) Cemetery

05-Mar

LAC

MAWBY, ARTHUR FREDERICK  (752960)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 3244 (ex DG920) of No 42 AS, which flew into a hill near Elands River Bay whilst off course.  He is buried in Port Elizabeth (South End) Cemetery

05-Mar

Sgt

DYER, LLOYD SYDNEY  (415185)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1352 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into rising ground shortly after taking off from Long Kesh on a local night flying exercise.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery

05-Mar

LAC

NUTTER, ARTHUR LEONARD  (1035566)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, L6408 of No 8 AGS, which possibly killed when this aircraft crashed on 5 Mar 1943 with his body being washed ashore.  He is buried in Southport (Duke Street) Cemetery

05-Mar

LAC

HILL, DOUGLAS EVELYN  (1198740)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Botha I, L6408 of No 8 AGS, which possibly killed when this crashed on 5 Mar 1943 with his body being washed ashore on 30 May 1943.  He is buried in Warsop Urban District Council Cemetery

05-Mar

ACW2

MESURE, HILDA AGNES  (2029827)  WAAF; 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 Brighton.  She is buried in Portslade Cemetery

05-Mar

LAC

GRANGER, WILLIAM HOWARD  (1319930)  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 Croydon.  He is buried in Warlingham (All Saints) Churchyard

05-Mar

Sgt

HENRY, ERIC JOHN  (1215938)  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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Weston-super-Mare Cemetery

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