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Casualties - 12 - 13 March 1943


12-Mar

Fg Off

BYWATER, ARTHUR HAROLD  (49875)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7617 MG-A of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Minaucourt on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Minaucourt Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

CLIFT, ALEXANDER  (1206512)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7617 MG-A of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Minaucourt on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Minaucourt Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Plt Off

LUTON, LEONARD RONALD STOCKWELL  (132180)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7617 MG-A of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Minaucourt on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Minaucourt Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Lt

ORCHARD, WILLIAM ERNEST  (120392)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7617 MG-A of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Minaucourt on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Minaucourt Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

STEWART, CHARLES  (517058)  RAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7617 MG-A of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Minaucourt on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Minaucourt Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Sqn Ldr

THWAITES, MICHAEL EDWARD  (79550)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7617 MG-A of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Minaucourt on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Minaucourt Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

URWIN, ROBERT MATTHEW  (1014657)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7617 MG-A of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Minaucourt on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Minaucourt Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

CRAWFORD, FRANK PATRICK  (631115)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT778 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

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DICKINSON, JOHN  (142572)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT778 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

GAIT, LESLIE JOHN  (1315144)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT778 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

HARRIS, JESSEL HYAM  (1035756)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT778 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

HENDEN, HENRY EDWARD  (634581)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT778 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

SMITH, JOHN ERNEST  (1263058)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT778 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

STANNERS, FREDERICK WADE  (1038690)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT778 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

BARKER, LESLIE  (968735)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR692 ZA-R of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

FREEL, JAMES  (1126762)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR692 ZA-R of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

HYATT, GEORGE ALBERT  (1318574)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR692 ZA-R of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

MILLS, KENNETH ALFRED  (1440297)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR692 ZA-R of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

12-Mar

Fg Off

PAUL, RONALD JAMES  (125563)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR692 ZA-R of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

THOMAS, LEONARD EVAN  (1291773)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR692 ZA-R of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

THOMPSON, WILLIAM LLOYD GEORGE  (R/89257)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR692 ZA-R of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

12-Mar

AC1

BEESLEY, JOHN PATRICK  (1069517)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 22 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery

12-Mar

Fg Off

WILSDON, RAYMOND WILLIAM  (J/11243)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD928 'E' of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on a convoy near Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily.

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

BLACKMORE, DOUGLAS GEORGE  (655145)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD928 'E' of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on a convoy near Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily.

12-Mar

Sgt

BLACKMORE, WILLIAM ALFRED  (590841)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD928 'E' of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on a convoy near Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

12-Mar

Sgt

McKENZIE, DAVID  (655434)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD928 'E' of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on a convoy near Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

12-Mar

Sgt

WILSON, ROBERT  (1104498)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED449 VN-T of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

ALLAN, ANDREW  (523635)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED449 VN-T of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

HESLOP, RONALD  (1501112)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED449 VN-T of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

JENKINS, RICHARD JOHN  (1314184)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED449 VN-T of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

KISSICK, VICTOR ROBERT DAVID  (R/106357)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED449 VN-T of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

STEPHENS, FREDERICK  (1318904)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED449 VN-T of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

WARD, FREDERICK  (R/105321)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED449 VN-T of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

12-Mar

Fg Off

DONALD, WILLIAM HORATIO  (129383)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3321 of No 66 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol off the Orkneys and possibly flew into the sea in a snowstorm.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

SHARPE, ANTONY CECIL  (919134)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT751 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

BENSON, GEORGE EDWARD  (1143366)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT774 EY-E of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

BENTLEY, HARRY  (658077)  RAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT774 EY-E of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

DYER, CHARLEY GORDON  (533448)  RAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT774 EY-E of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

GOSNELL, WALTER HENRY  (1586313)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT774 EY-E of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

MAREAN, FRED ATEN  (R/107744)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT774 EY-E of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

McLELLAND, WILLIAM JOHN  (644941)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT774 EY-E of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

SINGLETON, BERNARD MARIO  (975582)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT774 EY-E of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

12-Mar

Plt Off

WARREN, LLEWELLYN EDGAR  (136720)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4928 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Lt

WATERBURY, ORVILLE RAY DFC (J/7520)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4928 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Plt Off

LOVELL, DEREK GRAHAM  (50667)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4928 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

MACFARLANE, JAMES  (566978)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4928 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Lt

MACQUEEN, ALEXANDER FRASER  (111483)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4928 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sqn Ldr

McCLURE, DAVID ALSTON JOHNSTONE  (41596)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4928 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

MUSK, PERCY JOHN  (1254843)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4928 OL-S of No 83 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

WILLIAMS, TREVOR LLOYD  (965881)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5607 OF-X of No 97 Sqn, which crashed near Dorsten during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

BURR, WILLIAM CECIL  (637240)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5607 OF-X of No 97 Sqn, which crashed near Dorsten during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

DILLON, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1397293)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5607 OF-X of No 97 Sqn, which crashed near Dorsten during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

WO II

PLAUNT, DONALD CAMERON  (R/103187)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5607 OF-X of No 97 Sqn, which crashed near Dorsten during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Plt Off

SMITH, ALEXANDER JOHN  (J/16380)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5607 OF-X of No 97 Sqn, which crashed near Dorsten during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

TAYLOR, ARTHUR WILLIAM ERNEST  (1601091)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5607 OF-X of No 97 Sqn, which crashed near Dorsten during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

VIAU, JOSEPH ALFRED JEAN LOUIS  (R/95518)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5607 OF-X of No 97 Sqn, which crashed near Dorsten during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Plt Off

ARTHUR, DOUGLAS INVICTA  (50778)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED544 HW-Q of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

CHAMBERLAIN, WILLIAM ERIC  (1476619)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED544 HW-Q of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

HODGSON, ERNEST  (1506082)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED544 HW-Q of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

JOWITT, HAROLD  (945664)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED544 HW-Q of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

PEAKE, RONALD MOSELEY  (408871)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED544 HW-Q of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

ROBERTS, ARTHUR REECE  (407909)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED544 HW-Q of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

SIDES, ROGER FISHER ROWE  (412850)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED544 HW-Q of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

GREASLEY, WILLIAM EDMUND  (1194273)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4862 SR-E of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

HYND, WILLIAM  (969248)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4862 SR-E of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Fg Off

KEE, JOHN RICHARD  (J/15518)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4862 SR-E of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

SHAW, ERIC  (1074934)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4862 SR-E of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

SLADE, ARTHUR DENNIS  (1316054)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4862 SR-E of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

SMITH, STANLEY GORDON  (1331034)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4862 SR-E of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

STEED, ERNEST ALFRED  (1322158)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4862 SR-E of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

HUGHES, ERNEST ARTHUR  (1467789)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT739 DY-P of No 102 Sqn, which was hit by flak in the target area and abandoned during a raid on Essen, but he did not survive the descent.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

CHARLEBOIS, EDWARD WILLIAM LEON  (1386718)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT739 DY-P of No 102 Sqn, which was hit by flak in the target area and abandoned during a raid on Essen, however he was killed after holding the aircraft steady long enough for the rest of the crew to get out.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

BEAVEN, ALBERT EDWARD  (1358410)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT799 DY-L of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

CROW, MARTIN HARVEY CHRISTIE  (1555573)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT799 DY-L of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

DRUETT, DENNIS JAMES  (1380230)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT799 DY-L of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

FLOYD, ROBERT WILLIAM  (1338298)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT799 DY-L of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

HAIGH, JOHN DAVIDSON  (1295400)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT799 DY-L of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

NEWLAND, HAROLD CEDRIC ALAN  (1294257)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT799 DY-L of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Fg Off

BARNES, ANTHONY DREW ASHBY  (109004)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB836 DY-T of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Fg Off

BEETON, EDWIN HAROLD  (126624)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB836 DY-T of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

ELKINS, VICTOR NORMAN  (1330229)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB836 DY-T of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

FELSENSTEIN, GERALD CECIL  (1396129)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB836 DY-T of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

LOWDELL, JAMES STEPHEN  (1290929)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB836 DY-T of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

QUINLIVAN, WILLIAM PATRICK  (1267977)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB836 DY-T of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

THURLOW, ARTHUR LEONARD  (1286488)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB836 DY-T of No 102 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

ANDREWS, WILLIAM  (651327)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED419 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Gross Reken during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Fg Off

DUGARD, HARRY WELLAND  (125680)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED419 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Gross Reken during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

FERMANIAN, EDWIN CARLO  (1222496)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED419 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Gross Reken during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

GERRARD, RONALD ALFRED  (1392628)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED419 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Gross Reken during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Plt Off

HARRIS, PETER GRAHAM  (130388)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED419 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Gross Reken during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

JONES, WILLIAM RICHARD  (1026151)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED419 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Gross Reken during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

TREW, PERCIVAL EDWIN  (1394248)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED419 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Gross Reken during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

BISHELL, HENRY STUART FELL  (1147352)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5749 ZN-G of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

CLAMPITT, EDWARD BLAKE  (R/114787)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5749 ZN-G of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

ECKETT, BERNARD JAMES  (1376454)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5749 ZN-G of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Plt Off

McDONALD, ARTHUR LENNOX  (403069)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5749 ZN-G of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

OWEN, ROBIN CECIL CARROW  (1437145)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5749 ZN-G of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

YOUNG, KENNETH ROLAND JOSEPH  (572584)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5749 ZN-G of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Plt Off

COOK, GEORGE  (131765)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ373 ZD-B of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on the return from a raid on Liege.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

PACE, RONALD MCMURRAY  (1333597)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ373 ZD-B of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on the return from a raid on Liege.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

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BINNING, LIONEL HUBERT ROGERS  (137664)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF330 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergh (Beek) Roman Catholic Churchyard

12-Mar

Sgt

CLAYTON, WILLIAM HUGH  (1377386)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF330 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergh (Beek) Roman Catholic Churchyard

12-Mar

WO

MILLER, GEORGE WILLIAM  (R119377)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF330 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergh (Beek) Roman Catholic Churchyard

12-Mar

Sgt

MISSELDINE, JACK  (573564)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF330 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergh (Beek) Roman Catholic Churchyard

12-Mar

Sgt

PAGE, VICTOR  (656429)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF330 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergh (Beek) Roman Catholic Churchyard

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

PEARSON, FRED ALWYN  (1125798)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF330 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergh (Beek) Roman Catholic Churchyard

12-Mar

Fg Off

SELLERS, GREATON WESLEY  (J/13767)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF330 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergh (Beek) Roman Catholic Churchyard

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

SKINNER, PHILLIP HOLMES  (41498)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF330 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergh (Beek) Roman Catholic Churchyard

12-Mar

Sgt

CLIFFORD, DENNIS JOHN  (1332298)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE519 of No 199 Sqn, which was shot down by flak into the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

JONES, LESLIE MORGAN  (1337745)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE519 of No 199 Sqn, which was shot down by flak into the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

LAMBERT, RAYMOND  (1525044)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE519 of No 199 Sqn, which was shot down by flak into the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

WO II

RICHARDSON, JACK GRAYDON  (R/86416)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE519 of No 199 Sqn, which was shot down by flak into the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

WALKER, THOMAS JACK  (969796)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED604 EM-A of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Bottrop during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

LITOLFF, BERNARD LEO  (979995)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED604 EM-A of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Bottrop during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

CARR, ROBERT STONEHOUSE  (1378749)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED604 EM-A of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Bottrop during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Fg Off

CLITHEROE, BRENDAN  (116125)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED604 EM-A of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Bottrop during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Fg Off

DOBLE, MICHAEL EUGENE  (68816)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED604 EM-A of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Bottrop during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

GARDEN, ALEXANDER  (527199)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED604 EM-A of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Bottrop during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

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LINKLATER, IAN ALISTAIR HARDY  (51295)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED604 EM-A of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Bottrop during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

CARNELL, BASIL  (798585)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF469 BU-M of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters over France during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Chalons-en-Champagne East Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Plt Off

CARRUTHERS, ALEXANDER  (J/16064)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF469 BU-M of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters over France during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Chalons-en-Champagne East Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

EAGLEN, EDGAR LOUIS  (629071)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF469 BU-M of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters over France during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Chalons-en-Champagne East Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

JENNINGS, BRIAN ROLAND  (1215579)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF469 BU-M of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters over France during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Chalons-en-Champagne East Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

OAKES, PERCY PUGH  (1201575)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF469 BU-M of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters over France during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Chalons-en-Champagne East Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

PARKER, ERIC  (655812)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF469 BU-M of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters over France during a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Chalons-en-Champagne East Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

CAMPBELL, COLIN JAMES  (403757)  RNZAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF343 HA-M of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Dieppe on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

12-Mar

Sgt

COLLINS, DENNIS  (1376372)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF343 HA-M of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Dieppe on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

12-Mar

Sgt

HEATH, REGINALD BARON PERCY HENRY  (921793)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF343 HA-M of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Dieppe on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

12-Mar

Sgt

JOBLING, PHILIP PERCY  (1379410)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF343 HA-M of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Dieppe on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

12-Mar

Plt Off

MILLWARD, JOSEPH  (139491)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF343 HA-M of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Dieppe on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

12-Mar

Plt Off

PARKINSON, GERALD ANDREW  (41931)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF343 HA-M of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Dieppe on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

12-Mar

Sgt

ROSS, JAMES HAMILTON  (1371363)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF343 HA-M of No 218 Sqn, which crashed near Dieppe on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

12-Mar

Sgt

HALL, ERIC  (1576096)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL269 MQ-P of No 226 Sqn, which crashed at Burtonwood whilst taking part in 'Exercise Spartan'.  He was cremated at  Birmingham Municipal Crematorium

12-Mar

Fg Off

FUCHS, CECIL CARL ALBERT  (128008)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL269 MQ-P of No 226 Sqn, which crashed at Burtonwood whilst taking part in 'Exercise Spartan'.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

12-Mar

Sgt

LACINA, EMANUEL GEORGE  (R/107026)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT745 LQ-E of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mondrepuis on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

MACDONALD, ROBERT GRAY  (R/124691)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT745 LQ-E of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mondrepuis on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval

12-Mar

Sgt

HENDERSON, CHARLES ORRIN  (R/75353)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7803 LQ-B of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at La Malmaison on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in La Malmaison Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Plt Off

HENDERSON, JAMES  (133003)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7803 LQ-B of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at La Malmaison on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in La Malmaison Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Plt Off

HOLLAND, FRANCIS  (132994)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7803 LQ-B of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at La Malmaison on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in La Malmaison Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Plt Off

KIRKPATRICK, WILLIAM WATSON  (132995)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7803 LQ-B of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at La Malmaison on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in La Malmaison Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Plt Off

LABARGE, BERNARD HENRY  (J/16635)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7803 LQ-B of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at La Malmaison on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in La Malmaison Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

MACKENZIE, MATTHEW WALKER  (1355437)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7803 LQ-B of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at La Malmaison on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in La Malmaison Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Fg Off

PALMER, WENDELL MCLEAN  (J/9256)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7803 LQ-B of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at La Malmaison on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in La Malmaison Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Lt

SHOCKLEY, HAROLD GORDON  (J/7979)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7803 LQ-B of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at La Malmaison on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in La Malmaison Communal Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

DAWSON, ALEXANDER ROBERTSON  (1365781)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE690 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

12-Mar

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CALDWELL, ROBERT GEORGE  (J/16785)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK348 QB-J of No 424 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

12-Mar

Fg Off

CORY, GORDON JOHNSON  (J/11240)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK348 QB-J of No 424 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

LARSON, ALFRED PERRY  (R/102165)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK348 QB-J of No 424 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

PARKER, LESLIE ALFRED  (R/92418)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK348 QB-J of No 424 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

TOPPING, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (R/103759)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK348 QB-J of No 424 Sqn, which crashed in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

12-Mar

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HEATHER, RODERICK JOHN  (J/16756)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK164 of No 427 Sqn, which crash landed at Stradishall as a result of damage caused by enemy action.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery

12-Mar

Fg Off

McFARLANE, REGINALD ALEXANDER  (401136)  RAAF; age: 25

He died from injuries sustained on 3 Mar 1943 whilst flying in Hudson IIA, FH227 of No 459 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Gambut 3 in bad weather.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

ASH, HENRY EDWIN  (414490)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK621 of No 1 OADU, which flew into high ground in Spain shortly after taking off from Gibraltar on a ferry flight to the UK.  He is buried in Gibraltar Memorial

12-Mar

Fg Off

CROWE, HAROLD JAMES  (J/11646)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK621 of No 1 OADU, which flew into high ground in Spain shortly after taking off from Gibraltar on a ferry flight to the UK.  He is buried in Gibraltar Memorial

12-Mar

Fg Off

POLSON, BRIAN WALLIS  (411641)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK621 of No 1 OADU, which flew into high ground in Spain shortly after taking off from Gibraltar on a ferry flight to the UK.  He is buried in Gibraltar Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

RICKETT, RONALD CHARLES GRANVILLE  (412698)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK621 of No 1 OADU, which flew into high ground in Spain shortly after taking off from Gibraltar on a ferry flight to the UK.  He is buried in Gibraltar Memorial

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

FAHIE, PERCY PHILIP  (R/104192)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK722 of No 1 OADU, which flew into the sea shortly after taking off from Gibraltar on a ferry flight to the UK.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

SOMERVILLE, GILBERT ERIC  (R/106330)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK722 of No 1 OADU, which flew into the sea shortly after taking off from Gibraltar on a ferry flight to the UK.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Mar

Fg Off

TUFT, DENYS RAYMOND  (124883)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK722 of No 1 OADU, which flew into the sea shortly after taking off from Gibraltar on a ferry flight to the UK.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Mar

Fg Off

WHIBLEY, FRANK LANCELOT MARTYN  (413527)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK722 of No 1 OADU, which flew into the sea shortly after taking off from Gibraltar on a ferry flight to the UK.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Mar

Fg Off

YORK, LORNE HERBERT  (J/11607)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK722 of No 1 OADU, which flew into the sea shortly after taking off from Gibraltar on a ferry flight to the UK.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

LOVELADY, DOUGLAS WILLIAM  (577026)  RAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5556 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Newark following an uncontrollable engine fire dure during a general practice flight.  He is buried in Bootle Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

ADAMS, HOWARD VICTOR  (1100855)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5556 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Newark following an uncontrollable engine fire during a general practice flight.  He is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

CLARK, ALBERT EDWARD  (1600432)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5556 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Newark following an uncontrollable engine fire uring a general practice flight.  He is buried in Mortlake Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

BURGESS, ANTHONY RICHARD  (1315656)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5556 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Newark following an uncontrollable engine fire during a general practice flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Lt

COWAN, JAMES  (411861)  RNZAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5556 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Newark following an uncontrollable engine fire during a general practice flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

12-Mar

Flt Sgt

HANNAY, ALBERT EDWARD  (R/115553)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5556 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Newark following an uncontrollable engine fire during a general practice flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

12-Mar

AC1

ROGERS, LEONARD JAMES  (1462732)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5556 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Newark following an uncontrollable engine fire during a general practice flight.  He is buried in Pitsea Old (St Michael) Cemetery

12-Mar

LAC

ROBSON, KENNETH THOMAS  (1160792)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5556 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Newark following an uncontrollable engine fire during a general practice flight.  He is buried in Shepshed Cemetery

12-Mar

Fg Off

HALL, HAROLD PATTERSON  (118413)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5556 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Newark following an uncontrollable engine fire during a general practice flight.  He is buried in Swanton Morley (All Saints) Churchyard

12-Mar

Sgt

JOHNSON, STANLEY CHARLES  (900321)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5556 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Newark following an uncontrollable engine fire during a general practice flight.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

FITZGERALD, PATRICK JOHN  (414548)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV919 XL-A of No 20 OTU, which is presumed to have dived into the sea during a daylight cross-country training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

McDONAGH, JOHN HENRY WILLIAM  (420978)  RAAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV919 XL-A of No 20 OTU, which is presumed to have dived into the sea during a daylight cross-country training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

MORRIS, GEOFFREY ELI  (1230528)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV919 XL-A of No 20 OTU, which is presumed to have dived into the sea during a daylight cross-country training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

ROBINSON, THOMAS  (1080327)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV919 XL-A of No 20 OTU, which is presumed to have dived into the sea during a daylight cross-country training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

STOCKBRIDGE, HOWARD SYDNEY  (412744)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV919 XL-A of No 20 OTU, which is presumed to have dived into the sea during a daylight cross-country training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

WRIGHT, STUART RONALD  (414371)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV919 XL-A of No 20 OTU, which is presumed to have dived into the sea during a daylight cross-country training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Mar

Sgt

BLACK, WILLIAM SMITH  (1551581)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in either Harvard II, AJ716 or Harvard I, P5825 of No 22 SFTS, which collided with each other.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery

12-Mar

Sgt

WINSTANLEY, HAROLD  (1239543)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in either Harvard II, AJ716 or Harvard I, P5825 of No 22 SFTS, which collided with each other.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery

12-Mar

AC1

FOWLER, MICHAEL BARRY  (1270304)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was serving with No 34 SFTS and killed when he was hit by a revolving propeller.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery

12-Mar

AC2

STALLAN, FRANK SAMUEL  (1239650)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving at Hastings at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery

12-Mar

AC2

BOARER, LESLIE SAMUEL  (1334343)  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 Maidstone.  He is buried in Deal Cemetery

13-Mar

Flt Sgt

BERRY, WINSTON SEYMOUR  (1068137)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK592 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Mar

Sgt

HASTINGS, THOMAS EDWARD  (1138074)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK592 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Mar

Sgt

MEIKLEJOHN, WILLIAM MILLER  (1102605)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK592 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Mar

Flt Sgt

NEALE, DOUGLAS  (R/115981)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK592 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Mar

Flt Sgt

SHARPE, RICHARD ALLAN WHITAKER  (R/108329)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK592 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Mar

Flt Sgt

STREET, DONALD EDWARD  (1113682)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK592 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Mar

Sgt

WILSON, DONALD CHARLES  (656188)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK592 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Mar

Cpl

TREGGIDEN, LEWIS JOHN  (568703)  RAF; age: 24

He was serving with No 27 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Mar

Flt Sgt

EXTON, PETER GEORGE  (1255346)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, DD934 'N' of No 39 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking a convoy off Palermo.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily.

13-Mar

Flt Sgt

MOFFATT, CURTIS MACKINNON  (R/105883)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ756 KO-Q of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

13-Mar

Sgt

AKRILL, WILLIAM ERIC  (1436220)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ756 KO-Q of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Mar

Sgt

COLLINGS, LEONARD GEORGE  (655677)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ756 KO-Q of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Mar

Sgt

FALLON, LEO PATRICK  (552269)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ756 KO-Q of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Mar

Sgt

LAMB, CHARLES JAMES JOSEPH WHITTON  (1295572)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ756 KO-Q of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Mar

Sgt

VAUGHAN, LEONARD GEORGE  (1381736)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK158 EX-G of No 199 Sqn, which crashed near Skellingthorpe after the dinghy broke free during an air test and fouled the tail unit.  He is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery

13-Mar

Flt Sgt

HOCKLEY, TERENCE FREDERICK  (655423)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK158 EX-G of No 199 Sqn, which crashed near Skellingthorpe after the dinghy broke free during an air test and fouled the tail unit.  He is buried in Barkingside Cemetery, Ilford

13-Mar

Sgt

JOISCE, LESLIE  (567921)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK158 EX-G of No 199 Sqn, which crashed near Skellingthorpe after the dinghy broke free during an air test and fouled the tail unit.  He is buried in Bedlington (Netherton Lane) Cemetery

13-Mar

Sgt

CORMACK, ARCHIBALD MCKAY  (1123977)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK158 EX-G of No 199 Sqn, which crashed near Skellingthorpe after the dinghy broke free during an air test and fouled the tail unit.  He is buried in Glasgow (Sandymount) Cemetery

13-Mar

WO II

SHORTEN, ALBERT GEORGE  (R/102169)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK158 EX-G of No 199 Sqn, which crashed near Skellingthorpe after the dinghy broke free during an air test and fouled the tail unit.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

13-Mar

Flt Sgt

EDWARDS, RUSSELL IRWIN  (R/153973)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HX263 EX-E of No 199 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

13-Mar

Flt Lt

KING, WILLIAM JOHN  (41712)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HX263 EX-E of No 199 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Mar

Sgt

NUNN, DOUGLAS ARTHUR  (1160293)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HX263 EX-E of No 199 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Mar

Sgt

TOWNSEND, CHARLES RICHARD  (406964)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HX263 EX-E of No 199 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Mar

Sgt

WHITE, CYRIL FRANK  (1312741)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HX263 EX-E of No 199 Sqn, which failed to return and is presumed to have come down in the sea during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Mar

Sgt

PRIOR, JAMES ARTHUR  (550220)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving with No 205 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Mar

Fg Off

WESTWOOD, NORMAN FREDERICK  (127153)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP248 of No 270 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after swerving on take off from the Bunce River.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery

13-Mar

Sgt

ROGERSON, JAMES  (1005495)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP248 of No 270 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after swerving on take off from the Bunce River.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery

13-Mar

Fg Off

DE LA COZE, JOHN RUSHBROOK  (106876)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP248 of No 270 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after swerving on take off from the Bunce River.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

13-Mar

Sgt

O'KEEFFE, JOHN PATRICK  (1118172)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP248 of No 270 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after swerving on take off from the Bunce River.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

13-Mar

Flt Sgt

KRAMARCZYK, Karol Jerzy (P.780226)  PAF; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK516 BH-K of No 300 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Gardening' sortie off St Nazaire.  He is buried in No Known Grave

13-Mar

Sgt

KUZMINSKI, Tadeusz (P.783169)  PAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK516 BH-K of No 300 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Gardening' sortie off St Nazaire.  He is buried in No Known Grave

13-Mar

Sgt

NAPORA, Stanislaw (P.782742)  PAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK516 BH-K of No 300 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Gardening' sortie off St Nazaire.  He is buried in No Known Grave

13-Mar

Sgt

PAPKOW, Atanazy (P.703539)  PAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK516 BH-K of No 300 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Gardening' sortie off St Nazaire.  He is buried in No Known Grave

13-Mar

Sgt

POLOM, Franciszek (P.794726)  PAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK516 BH-K of No 300 Sqn, which failed to return from a 'Gardening' sortie off St Nazaire.  He is buried in No Known Grave

13-Mar

AC2

RICHARDSON, STANLEY  (1641299)  RAFVR; age: 41

He was serving with No 305 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Lincoln.  He was cremated at  Leeds (Cottingley Hall) Crematorium

13-Mar

Fg Off

KOZLOWSKI, Franciszek (P.76729)  PAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN171  of No 316 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Ramrod to Poix.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

13-Mar

Sqn Ldr

RENAUD. M ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN475 'O' of No 340 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Ramrod to Poix.  

13-Mar

Fg Off

CUMMING, CHARLES GORDON  (J/15838)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, AS145 of No 403 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Ramrod to Poix.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

13-Mar

WO

DUNBAR, RONALD  (R/ 102159)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS196 of No 403 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Ramrod to Poix.  He is buried in Blargies Communal Cemetery Extension

13-Mar

Plt Off

CLARKE, JOHN TULLY  (126043)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE205 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which He was killed in an attack by an enemy night fighter during a raid to Essen  The aircraft was landed safely at East Wretham.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Mount Vernon) Roman Catholic Cemetery

13-Mar

Flt Sgt

TATTERSALL, HERBERT  (1069917)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, BD678 WL-R of No 612 Sqn, which crashed into Ben Hutig, Sutherland during a convoy escort patrol.  He is buried in Blackpool (Layton) Cemetery

13-Mar

Plt Off

BRITTEN, PETER  (133624)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, BD678 WL-R of No 612 Sqn, which crashed into Ben Hutig, Sutherland during a convoy escort patrol.  He is buried in Harrow (St Mary) Lower Churchyard

13-Mar

Fg Off

BENZIES, ROY  (110651)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley VII, BD678 WL-R of No 612 Sqn, which crashed into Ben Hutig, Sutherland during a convoy escort patrol.  He was cremated at  Aberdeen Crematorium

13-Mar

WO II

GUNN, STUART WILLIAM  (R/90442)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford  I, V4154 of No 14 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground at night near Besthorpe in Nottinghamshire.  He is buried in Thurlby (St Germain) Churchyard

13-Mar

Fg Off

DICK, ROBERT  (107829)  RAFVR; age: 40

He was serving with No 226 Group at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

13-Mar

LAC

MacDONALD, DONALD WALTER  (959353)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hind, 189 of No 23 AS, which crashed.  He is buried in Thaba Tshwane (New) Military Cemetery

13-Mar

Plt Off

CORR, THOMAS ANTHONY  (138491)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AJ173 of No 34 OTU, which flew into the sea off Port Maitland during a low level bombing and air firing exercise.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial

13-Mar

Fg Off

McKENZIE, HECTOR CAIRNS  (400934)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Tomahawk II, AN248 of No 73 OTU, which spun into the ground whilst carrying a practice dogfight at 2,000 ft instead of 10,00 ft.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

13-Mar

Flt Sgt

EDMONDSON, ALAN DOUGLAS  (1108616)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Vincent I, K6349 of the Anti Locust Flt, which crashed in the Kardeh Kuh mountain range in Kurdistan during a supply flight.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery

13-Mar

WO II

HARBOTTLE, RONALD WINFRED  (R/91806)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Vincent I, K6349 of the Anti Locust Flt, which crashed in the Kardeh Kuh mountain range in Kurdistan during a supply flight.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery

13-Mar

LAC

SMILLIE, ANDREW LANG  (970158)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Vincent I, K6349 of the Anti Locust Flt, which crashed in the Kardeh Kuh mountain range in Kurdistan during a supply flight.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery

13-Mar

Cpl

HORTON, FRED  (568589)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Empress of Canada, which was sunk by an Italian submarine (De Vinci).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Mar

LAC

MALLARD, RONALD ARTHUR  (546002)  RAF; age: 23

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Empress of Canada, which was sunk by an Italian submarine (De Vinci).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Mar

LAC

MANLEY, RICHARD TREVOR  (1259577)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Empress of Canada, which was sunk by an Italian submarine (De Vinci).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Mar

AC1

McLEAN, GERALD  (917281)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Empress of Canada, which was sunk by an Italian submarine (De Vinci).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Mar

AC1

MEADEN, ARTHUR GEORGE  (1465839)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Empress of Canada, which was sunk by an Italian submarine (De Vinci).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Mar

Wg Cdr

ISEMONGER, ANTHONY DELVES  (32103)  RAF; age: 34

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Empress of Canada, which was sunk by an Italian submarine (De Vinci).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Mar

Flt Sgt

BROUGH, FREDERICK HAROLD  (506995)  RAF; age: Unknown

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Empress of Canada, which was sunk by an Italian submarine (De Vinci).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Mar

Flt Sgt

CAVE, FREDERICK  (590975)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Empress of Canada, which was sunk by an Italian submarine (De Vinci).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Mar

Plt Off

COLE, EDWARD CECIL  (118006)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Empress of Canada, which was sunk by an Italian submarine (De Vinci).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Mar

Sgt

GREEN, WILLIAM JOHN HUTCHINSON  (610213)  RAF; age: 24

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Empress of Canada, which was sunk by an Italian submarine (De Vinci).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Mar

Flt Sgt

JEFFERY, ERNEST ALFRED  (505214)  RAF; age: 35

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Empress of Canada, which was sunk by an Italian submarine (De Vinci).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Mar

Sgt

YORKE, NICHOLAS RUMMEY  (567966)  RAF; age: 24

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Empress of Canada, which was sunk by an Italian submarine (De Vinci).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Mar

Wg Cdr

REES, GILBERT IFOR  (31037)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Empress of China, which was sunk by an Italian submarine (De Vinci).  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Mar

Sgt

WILKIE, DAVID  (655041)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving with RAFFC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bermuda Royal Naval Cemetery

13-Mar

Cpl

URWIN, ROY  (1493403)  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 Fylde.  He is buried in Huddersfield (Edgerton) Cemetery

13-Mar

ACW2

COUNSELL, GLADYS LOUISE  (429604)  WAAF; age: 21

She was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  Her death is registered in Scotland?.  She is buried in Mansel Lacy (St Michael) Churchyard

13-Mar

Cpl

FINNEY, CHARLES MILTON  (199078)  RAF; 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 Wigan.  He is buried in Wigan Cemetery

13-Mar

Cpl

GREEN, GEORGE ALFRED  (1102847)  RAFVR; age: 28

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

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