Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation


Home Page

Main Menu

Quick Menu

Members' Area

What New?

About this site

Reunions

Help Needed?

Glossary

Bibliography

Sign Guest Book

View Guest Book

Link to Amazon

Online Store

Contact Me


Casualties - 10 - 11 March 1943


10-Mar

Plt Off

TOMLINSON, FRANK MORTON  (J/16659)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9149 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Elan Churchyard

10-Mar

Sgt

BROWNING, WILLIAM  (657584)  RAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1039 ZA-O of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near Seaton Ross and burst into flames on take off from Melbourne on a ferry flight.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard

10-Mar

Sgt

HART, BASIL GRAHAM  (1335639)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1039 ZA-O of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near Seaton Ross and burst into flames on take off from Melbourne on a ferry flight.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard

10-Mar

Sgt

MUIRHEAD, ARCHIE ALLEN  (R/89110)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1039 ZA-O of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near Seaton Ross and burst into flames on take off from Melbourne on a ferry flight.  He is buried in Reay New Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

PECK, GEOFFREY FRANCIS  (1332790)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1039 ZA-O of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near Seaton Ross and burst into flames on take off from Melbourne on a ferry flight.  He is buried in Twickenham Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

RETTER, DENIS CYRIL  (1339894)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1039 ZA-O of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near Seaton Ross and burst into flames on take off from Melbourne on a ferry flight.  He is buried in Whimple (St Mary) New Churchyard

10-Mar

Sgt

BOREHAM, ALFRED NORMAN  (1366071)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1039 ZA-O of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near Seaton Ross and burst into flames on take off from Melbourne on a ferry flight.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium

10-Mar

Flt Sgt

CLAPSON, REGINALD ARTHUR  (931143)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK154 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed into Algiers harbour during a ferry flight, cause unknown.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

10-Mar

Flt Sgt

HUNT, LESLIE WILLIAM  (1387067)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK154 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed into Algiers harbour during a ferry flight, cause unknown.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

10-Mar

Flt Lt

BEACHAM, NEVILLE THOMAS GEORGE  (405041)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK154 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed into Algiers harbour during a ferry flight, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Mar

Sgt

BROWN, VICTOR  (964042)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK154 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed into Algiers harbour during a ferry flight, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Mar

LAC

BULLEN, DONALD VICTOR  (649813)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK154 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed into Algiers harbour during a ferry flight, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Mar

Sqn Ldr

GOODE, PETER  (62010)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK154 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed into Algiers harbour during a ferry flight, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Mar

Flt Lt

SIEWART, HENRY MORGAN  (101607)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK154 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed into Algiers harbour during a ferry flight, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Mar

Flt Sgt

WALKINSHAW, CLARNEC VICTOR  (910071)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK154 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed into Algiers harbour during a ferry flight, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Mar

Sgt

ALLEN, GEORGE  (1030279)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4841 KM-W of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on Jasmund in the Baltic during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

BURGESS, WILLIAM CHARLES  (1331062)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4841 KM-W of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on Jasmund in the Baltic during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

GAYTON, JAMES DONALD  (1270591)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4841 KM-W of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on Jasmund in the Baltic during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

KIRKUP, RALPH DONKIN  (990083)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4841 KM-W of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on Jasmund in the Baltic during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

10-Mar

WO II

MILLER, DAVID HENRY  (R/69640)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4841 KM-W of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on Jasmund in the Baltic during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

QUICK, LEONARD ARTHUR  (1322348)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4841 KM-W of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on Jasmund in the Baltic during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

TAYLOR, ARTHUR JOHN  (1333164)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4841 KM-W of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on Jasmund in the Baltic during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

10-Mar

Cpl

SMITH, GEORGE  (575109)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Hakadate area of Japan of No 62 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

10-Mar

Fg Off

ADAM, KENNETH ALEXANDER  (124637)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT734 KN-J of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter after aborting a raid to Munich due to a glycol leak.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

10-Mar

Flt Sgt

HUGHES, JAMES HYWEL  (1381323)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB795 KN-H of No 77 Sqn, which came down into Lake Constance during a raid on Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

10-Mar

Plt Off

BRIDGER, LAWRENCE MATTINSON  (136048)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB795 KN-H of No 77 Sqn, which came down into Lake Constance during a raid on Munich.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Flt Sgt

DURLING, MAURICE LEONARD  (1253915)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB795 KN-H of No 77 Sqn, which came down into Lake Constance during a raid on Munich.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Sgt

EDWARDS, THOMAS ERIC  (1229956)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB795 KN-H of No 77 Sqn, which came down into Lake Constance during a raid on Munich.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Flt Sgt

HANSTOCK, COLIN  (1177722)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB795 KN-H of No 77 Sqn, which came down into Lake Constance during a raid on Munich.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Fg Off

HUGGARD, JOHN BASIL O'CONNELL  (131487)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB795 KN-H of No 77 Sqn, which came down into Lake Constance during a raid on Munich.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Fg Off

SHREEVES, EDWARD GEORGE  (125421)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB795 KN-H of No 77 Sqn, which came down into Lake Constance during a raid on Munich.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

AC1

LESSER, ALAN AARON  (1452851)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 99 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

10-Mar

Sqn Ldr

BARKER, DERRICK MAXWELL  (40070)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED587 HW-V of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Maubeuge in France during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

BROCK, HERBERT  (1207000)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED587 HW-V of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Maubeuge in France during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

EDWARDS, FRANK GEORGE GIBLING  (1219680)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED587 HW-V of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Maubeuge in France during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

MILLAR, THOMAS FRAME  (1560123)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED587 HW-V of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Maubeuge in France during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

MORGAN, JOSHUA  (658473)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED587 HW-V of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Maubeuge in France during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery

10-Mar

Flt Sgt

SALVAGE, FRED (FREDDIE)  (1125185)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED587 HW-V of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Maubeuge in France during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

WALKER, REGINALD WILLIAM  (658252)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED587 HW-V of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Maubeuge in France during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

DOBIE, JOHN SCOTT  (979710)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4860 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down over Lavennes on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Lavannes Churchyard

10-Mar

Flt Sgt

ROPER, JOHN VICTOR  (1185420)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4860 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down over Lavennes on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Lavannes Churchyard

10-Mar

Sgt

ROSE, STANLEY JOHN  (1150866)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4860 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down over Lavennes on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Lavannes Churchyard

10-Mar

Sgt

SMITH, JACK  (1534965)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4860 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down over Lavennes on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Lavannes Churchyard

10-Mar

Sgt

TODD, JOHN ALEXANDER  (1254715)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4860 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down over Lavennes on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Lavannes Churchyard

10-Mar

Sgt

WAGHORN, ERNEST SOLOMON  (519643)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4860 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down over Lavennes on a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Lavannes Churchyard

10-Mar

Plt Off

SMITH, RUDOLPH CHARLES CARLYLE  (J/16175)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR131 of No 112 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over Foum Tatahouin.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Mar

WO II

DE BOURKE, RICHARD  (R/79049)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR275 of No 112 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over Foum Tatahouin.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Mar

Fg Off

BRUCE, DAVID ALISTAIR  (80213)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR295 of No 112 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over Foum Tatahouin.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Mar

WO II

OLIVER, JOHN HENRY  (R/84086)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR361 of No 112 Sqn, which was shot down on a sortie over Foum Tatahouin.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Mar

Sgt

BULLEN, WILLIAM  (983356)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK368 AS-P of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Mar

Fg Off

DENSLOW, DONALD GEORGE  (126041)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK368 AS-P of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Mar

Plt Off

KAVANAGH, JOHN PATRICK  (J/17135)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK368 AS-P of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Mar

Plt Off

WELLER, ALLEN LEWIS  (J/17138)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK368 AS-P of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

SIMMONDS, BRYN LLEWELLYN  (544806)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IID, KX142 of No 184 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Skew Bridge, Bletchley.  He is buried in Midsomer Norton (St John the Baptist) Church Cemetery

10-Mar

Fg Off

HARRISON-YATES, HENRY PETER  (101489)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, X8026 of No 256 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to land at Ainsdale.  He was cremated at  Liverpool (Anfield) Crematorium

10-Mar

Flt Sgt

COLLEY, JOHN CHARLES  (1378464)  RAFVR; age: 22

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, ? of No 260 Sqn, which was hit by ground fire whilst carrying out a strafing attack in the Fuma and Tatauin area having made a successful belly landing.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery.

10-Mar

Fg Off

CARTWRIGHT, DAVID I'ANSON  (124313)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK429 of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Sgt

HEYDON, JOHN ERNEST WALTER  (1292990)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK429 of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Sgt

HOLBECH, KENNETH ALFRED  (1387125)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK429 of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Sgt

PARRY, ROBERT RICHARD  (1501195)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK429 of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Flt Sgt

TREMBLAY, JOSEPH NEREE ANDRE MAURICE  (R/117594)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK429 of No 429 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on 'gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Flt Lt

OLLEY, MICHAEL GEORGE  (73008)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ691 of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Tours.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

10-Mar

WO

VIPOND, HARRY  (566487)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ691 of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Tours.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

PATERSON, JAMES THOMAS MORGAN  (1073287)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L9157 of No 1 (O) AFU, which dived into the sea off Garlieston.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Trinity) Cemetery

10-Mar

Plt Off

SALISBURY, CLIFFORD GEORGE  (131974)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L9157 of No 1 (O) AFU, which dived into the sea off Garlieston.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

BASTIAN, LEOPOLD EDGAR  (657404)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L9157 of No 1 (O) AFU, which dived into the sea off Garlieston.  He is buried in Tunbridge Wells Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

COOKE, NORMAN JOHN  (1321412)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L9157 of No 1 (O) AFU, which dived into the sea off Garlieston.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Sgt

WORTHINGTON, DAVID  (1264990)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, L9157 of No 1 (O) AFU, which dived into the sea off Garlieston.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Sgt

INGRAM, JOHN PATON  (1388776)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD202 'G' of No 10 OTU, which was probably shot down by enemy fighters during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Fg Off

MARRIOTT, ROBERT  (129617)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD202 'G' of No 10 OTU, which was probably shot down by enemy fighters during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Sgt

MILLS, WILLIAM  (1487391)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD202 'G' of No 10 OTU, which was probably shot down by enemy fighters during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Sgt

MITCHELL, JACK  (1080459)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD202 'G' of No 10 OTU, which was probably shot down by enemy fighters during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Sgt

WOOLLAM, JAMES EDWARD LUCAS  (1438573)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD202 'G' of No 10 OTU, which was probably shot down by enemy fighters during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Sgt

YOUNG, WILLIAM STANLEY  (658237)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD202 'G' of No 10 OTU, which was probably shot down by enemy fighters during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

Sgt

JOHNSTON, JOHN  (543106)  RAF; age: 23

He was serving with No 11 S & TC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

HENDERSON, HECTOR  (1346643)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV864 'M' of No 14 OTU, which crashed near North Luffenham's 'Q' site on it return from a night cross-country flight.  He is buried in Acharacle Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

McLEAN, JOHN  (656143)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV864 'M' of No 14 OTU, which crashed near North Luffenham's 'Q' site on it return from a night cross-country flight.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension

10-Mar

Sgt

AGNEW, THOMAS WATSON  (1551188)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV864 'M' of No 14 OTU, which crashed near North Luffenham's 'Q' site on it return from a night cross-country flight.  He is buried in Greenock Cemetery

10-Mar

WO II

DIXON, CHARLES RIGHTER  (R/88217)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Gladiator II, N5831 of No 1412 Flt, which taxied into a fuel dump at Wadi Seidna in the Sudan.  He is buried in The Maidenhead Register

10-Mar

Flt Sgt

AITKEN, ALEXANDER PATTERSON MORRIS  (R/86972)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1241 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst preparing to land at Leeming.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

CLARKE, GEORGE EDWARD  (R/10118)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1241 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst preparing to land at Leeming.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

10-Mar

Flt Sgt

GREENGRASS, ROY STANLEY  (R/106204)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1241 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst preparing to land at Leeming.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

10-Mar

Flt Sgt

LECKIE, ALBERT WORDIE  (R/139393)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1241 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst preparing to land at Leeming.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

McGINN, JOHN HENRY  (R/154434)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1241 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst preparing to land at Leeming.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

10-Mar

Fg Off

McLAUGHLIN, WILLIAM GEORGE  (J/13807)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1241 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst preparing to land at Leeming.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

10-Mar

Fg Off

SHIVES, ARNOLD BELDEN  (J/13020)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1241 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst preparing to land at Leeming.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

10-Mar

Flt Sgt

TAYLOR, LAWRENCE  (R/77972)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1241 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed and burst into flames whilst preparing to land at Leeming.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

FITZJOHN, HORACE  (778941)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 20 SFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

ELLIS, JOHN VALENTINE  (R/84903)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3349 of No 23 OTU, which flew into the ground near Little Horwood during a night cross-country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

10-Mar

WO I

HEARD, JOHN WILLIAM HAROLD  (R/74590)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3349 of No 23 OTU, which flew into the ground near Little Horwood during a night cross-country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

KULYK, NICK  (R/149879)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3349 of No 23 OTU, which flew into the ground near Little Horwood during a night cross-country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

10-Mar

Plt Off

MOORBY, ROBERT GRAHAM  (J/14674)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3349 of No 23 OTU, which flew into the ground near Little Horwood during a night cross-country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

WALLACE, WILLIAM BRUCE  (R/127739)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3349 of No 23 OTU, which flew into the ground near Little Horwood during a night cross-country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

10-Mar

Sgt

DIXON, JOHN ALFRED  (1124086)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3349 of No 23 OTU, which flew into the ground near Little Horwood during a night cross-country navigation exercise.  He is buried in Colton (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

10-Mar

LAC

PEARSON, MURDOCH JOHN  (1558420)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ660  of No 6 AOS, which flew into high ground near Ridd Hill, Stockend Wood, Edge, Painswick, Glos.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery

10-Mar

LAC

HALPERN, WOLF  (1083278)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ660  of No 6 AOS, which flew into high ground near Ridd Hill, Stockend Wood, Edge, Painswick, Glos.  He is buried in Haresfield (St Peter) Churchyard

10-Mar

Sgt

SAUNDERS, JOHN WILFRED  (1058236)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ660  of No 6 AOS, which flew into high ground near Ridd Hill, Stockend Wood, Edge, Painswick, Glos.  He is buried in Sefton (St Helen) Churchyard

10-Mar

Plt Off

HAMMOND, JOHN HUMPHREY DYNEVOR  (142202)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ660  of No 6 AOS, which flew into high ground near Ridd Hill, Stockend Wood, Edge, Painswick, Glos.  He is buried in Trowbridge Cemetery

10-Mar

LAC

TOOTHILL, THOMAS  (1503465)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with the BPD EAC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

10-Mar

Plt Off

POWELL, JOHN REID  (133385)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving at Moore Field, Texas at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in San Antonio (Fort Sam Houston) National Cemetery

10-Mar

Wg Cdr

MACFARLANE, RUTHVEN MONTGOMERIE CHASE MC (5073)  RAF; age: 46

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 Grantham.  He is buried in Hough-on-the-Hill (All Saints) Churchyard

11-Mar

Sgt

HALE, HERBERT EDWARD JOHN  (657321)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX485 of No 38 Sqn, which ditched off Benghazi following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

11-Mar

Sgt

HAWKES, FRANK DOUGLAS  (656729)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX485 of No 38 Sqn, which ditched off Benghazi following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

11-Mar

Sgt

JACKSON, JAMES ARTHUR  (591150)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX485 of No 38 Sqn, which ditched off Benghazi following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

11-Mar

Sgt

BLACK, GORDON RONALD  (R/75540)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED305 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

Flt Sgt

BROWN, CHARLES VICTOR  (1192773)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED305 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

Fg Off

CARR, ROBERT HENRY  (127260)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED305 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

Sgt

COOK, CHARLES HENRY DAVID  (1387411)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED305 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

Sgt

HEALEY, ALFRED  (1130063)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED305 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

Sgt

LOVE, GEOFFREY SPENCER  (1290988)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED305 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

Sgt

SMITH, BRIAN THOMAS CAMPBELL  (1331504)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED305 KM-S of No 44 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish coast during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

Sgt

CHIPCHASE, KENNETH WILLIAM  (1105193)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED313 OL-B of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on its return from a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Sogny-en-l'Angle Churchyard

11-Mar

Flt Sgt

LYNCH, ALEXANDER  (1001787)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED313 OL-B of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on its return from a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Sogny-en-l'Angle Churchyard

11-Mar

LAC

JUPP, ARTHUR ERNEST  (1281552)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 85 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Bishop Stortford.  He is buried in Sunninghill (St Michael) Churchyard Extension

11-Mar

Flt Sgt

TOLKIN, JAMES HOWARD  (1271518)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HW740 of No 87 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Mar

Fg Off

PRINCE, RAYMOND AUBREY  (69478)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HM133 of No 135 Sqn, which crashed near Whailyang.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Mar

Sgt

ASHDOWN, LESLIE EDWARD  (657089)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT748 NP-J of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Marson-sur-Barboure Churchyard

11-Mar

Sgt

BISHOP, BENJAMIN HARVEY  (406557)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT748 NP-J of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Marson-sur-Barboure Churchyard

11-Mar

Sgt

HARRIS, JOHN  (1339498)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT748 NP-J of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Marson-sur-Barboure Churchyard

11-Mar

Sgt

LAWS, THOMAS CHARLES  (655647)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT748 NP-J of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Marson-sur-Barboure Churchyard

11-Mar

Plt Off

LYON, PHILIP GRENVILLE  (143403)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT748 NP-J of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Marson-sur-Barboure Churchyard

11-Mar

Sgt

SMITH, ERNEST FREDERICK  (632681)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT748 NP-J of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Marson-sur-Barboure Churchyard

11-Mar

Sgt

WITHAM, HAROLD EDMUND  (1332048)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT748 NP-J of No 158 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Marson-sur-Barboure Churchyard

11-Mar

Fg Off

CRAWFORD, DOUGLAS  (121135)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was serving with No 166 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scunthorpe.  He is buried in Warley Congregational Cemetery

11-Mar

Sqn Ldr

MacLEOD, MALCOLM GEORGE  (C/1106)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EP519 of No 249 Sqn, which failed to return from a strafing sortie on a train near Comiso.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Mar

Flt Sgt

HILL, THOMAS BRYAN  (655059)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD661 of No 264 Sqn, which failed to return from a Ranger to Rennes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

Fg Off

PIERS, ARTHUR WILLIAM JARVIS  (115435)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD661 of No 264 Sqn, which failed to return from a Ranger to Rennes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

Fg Off

LAWRENCE, CHARLES RADFORD  (133007)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD721 of No 264 Sqn, which failed to return from a Ranger to Rennes.  He is buried in Dinard English Cemetery

11-Mar

Fg Off

STANLEY, ANTHONY HUGH  (119218)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD721 of No 264 Sqn, which failed to return from a Ranger to Rennes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

Fg Off

STABROWSKI, Tadeusz (P.0709)  PAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD177  of No 308 Sqn, which ditched in the sea after being hit by flak during a Rhubarb in Dieppe area.  He is buried in

11-Mar

Sgt

MOORE, ROBERT  (1040804)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7803 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 en-route to a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Mar

Sgt

HODGSON, DAVID THOMAS  (1149194)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT114 of No 415 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping strike off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

Flt Sgt

KER, JAMES HENRY MAXWELL  (R/90322)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT114 of No 415 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping strike off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

WO II

REIGATE, JOSEPH NORMAN  (R/102772)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT114 of No 415 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping strike off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

Flt Sgt

ST. LAURENT, JOSEPH ARMAND EDOUARD  (R/55879)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT114 of No 415 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping strike off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

Plt Off

MANT, GRAEME SMYTH  (405131)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED523 of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Mar

Flt Sgt

MILLETT, GRAHAM HENRY  (404884)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED523 of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Mar

Fg Off

MACDONALD, PETER  (404687)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HV781 of No 607 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rhubarb in Yenangyat/Singhy area.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

11-Mar

Sgt

HERRIDGE, LIONEL  (511380)  RAF; age: 33

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 965 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Bridgend.  He is buried in High Beech (Holy innocents) Churchyard

11-Mar

Sgt

CARVER, JOHN  (1466736)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3874 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Didcot following an engine failure during a dual 'familiarisation on type' exercise.  He is buried in Blaenavon Cemetery

11-Mar

Flt Lt

MARRIOTT, PHILIP SAMUEL  (119348)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3874 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Didcot following an engine failure during a dual 'familiarisation on type' exercise.  He is buried in Duxford (St Peter) Churchyard

11-Mar

Sgt

SIDDELL, JOHN EDWARD  (1330259)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3874 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Didcot following an engine failure during a dual 'familiarisation on type' exercise.  He is buried in Hartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery

11-Mar

Sgt

CHIPMAN, CHARLES ANTHONY  (658368)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3874 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Didcot following an engine failure during a dual 'familiarisation on type' exercise.  He is buried in Harwell Cemetery

11-Mar

Sgt

GANNON, JOHN  (1338420)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3874 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Didcot following an engine failure during a dual 'familiarisation on type' exercise.  He is buried in Timperley (Christ Church) Churchyard

11-Mar

Sgt

STEVENS, RONALD  (1331708)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK117 of No 1660 HCU, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed between Cranwell and Leasingham after control was lost during a three-engined flying practice.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

11-Mar

Sgt

CLARKE, ADRIAN GEORGE EVELYN  (1320711)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, AW275 of No 5 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise over the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

Sgt

FITZMAURICE, DEREK  (1029364)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, AW275 of No 5 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise over the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

Sgt

KEMP, LEONARD CHARLES  (1382874)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, AW275 of No 5 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise over the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

Sgt

WARE, JOHN ALFRED RONALD  (1315385)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, AW275 of No 5 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise over the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

Cpl

FIELD, JOHN ALBERT  (1151753)  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 District of Dunrossness, Shetland.  He is buried in Lerwick New Cemetery

11-Mar

Cpl

WISE, GEORGE SIDNEY  (1198914)  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 District of Killearn, Stirling.  He is buried in Winchester (Magdalen Hill) Cemetery

11-Mar

Cpl

ORCHARD, WILLIAM ERNEST  (970565)  RAFVR; age: 37

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

Back to Casualties Index Casualties Index                       [Top of Page]                    Casualties 12 March 1943 Casualties 12 March 1943

This page was last updated on 09/06/17 using FrontPage 2003

         [Top of Page]