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Casualties - 20 - 24 March 1943


20-Mar

Fg Off

ARMSTRONG, LORNE OLIVER  (J/9334)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA806 of No 13 Sqn, which was shot down during a raid on Djebel Tebaga.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

20-Mar

Sgt

LAWRENCE, REGINALD HERBERT  (1376491)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA806 of No 13 Sqn, which was shot down during a raid on Djebel Tebaga.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

20-Mar

Sgt

TRUSLER, FREDERICK JOHN  (1317617)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA806 of No 13 Sqn, which was shot down during a raid on Djebel Tebaga.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

20-Mar

Sgt

BRODIE, RICHARD WILLIAM  (656492)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF705 'X' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on MT between Mareth and Kettana.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Mar

Sgt

FISHER, GEORGE  (999680)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF705 'X' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on MT between Mareth and Kettana.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Mar

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JOHNSON, LEONARD JOHN  (120548)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF705 'X' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on MT between Mareth and Kettana.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Mar

Sgt

MacCORMACK, JAMES  (1371644)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF705 'X' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on MT between Mareth and Kettana.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Mar

Flt Sgt

MOSS, ROY JOHN  (1333667)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF705 'X' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on MT between Mareth and Kettana.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Mar

Sgt

RUTTER, PERCY ROBERT  (1325173)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF705 'X' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on MT between Mareth and Kettana.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Mar

Sgt

LAWLEY, HENRY THOMAS HERBERT  (813086)  AuxAF; age: 39

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Tokyo area of Japan of No 100 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

20-Mar

Sgt

RIDEOUT, HARRY ALFRED  (798620)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED446 SR-N of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Hornsea during an air test.  He is buried in Brandesburton (St Mary) Churchyard.

20-Mar

Sgt

WEBB, LAWRENCE EDWARD VICTOR  (1381435)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED446 SR-N of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Hornsea during an air test.  He is buried in Brandesburton (St Mary) Churchyard.

20-Mar

Sgt

BAIN, JAMES FORTUNE CGM (654077)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED446 SR-N of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Hornsea during an air test.  He is buried in Cambuslang (Westburn) Cemetery

20-Mar

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WILLIAMS, WILLIAM ERNEST CGM (144449)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED446 SR-N of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Hornsea during an air test.  He is buried in Llandudno (Great Orme's Head) Cemetery

20-Mar

Sgt

JENKINS, TERENCE  (1314715)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED446 SR-N of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Hornsea during an air test.  He is buried in Maesteg Cemetery

20-Mar

Sgt

HAZARD, IVAN HENRY CGM (1313768)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED446 SR-N of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Hornsea during an air test.  He is buried in Oxford (Wolvercote) Cemetery

20-Mar

Fg Off

THOMPSON, RAYMOND HENRY  (119076)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED446 SR-N of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Hornsea during an air test.  He is buried in Spalding Cemetery

20-Mar

Fg Off

MORRIS, WILLIAM CORFIELD  (120570)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED446 SR-N of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Hornsea during an air test.  He is buried in Thornton Garden of Rest

20-Mar

Fg Off

CLEAR, GORDON SAMPSON  (116769)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ496 of No 139 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to go-round at Martlesham Heath on one engine as a result of flak damage sustained on a raid to Malines.  He is buried in Leverstock Green (Holy Trinity) Churchyard, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD

20-Mar

Flt Lt

WAYMAN, MICHAEL MYERS  (89359)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ496 of No 139 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to go-round at Martlesham Heath on one engine as a result of flak damage sustained on a raid to Malines.  He is buried in Sunderland (Ryhope Road) Cemetery

20-Mar

Sgt

ROBERTS, KENNETH  (655773)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, ES302 of No 152 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Sedjenane.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery

20-Mar

Plt Off

MILLER, JOHN NEWTON  (J/18754)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, BR109 of No 185 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by Bf 109s off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

20-Mar

Fg Off

LOCKE, WILLIAM JOHN  (108838)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, BR345 of No 249 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

20-Mar

Flt Sgt

FORBES, WILLIAM DENNIS KEITH  (401498)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3547 of No 27 OTU, which flew into a barrage balloon cable and crashed near Crewe during a cine gun exercise.  He is buried in Byley (St John) Churchyard

20-Mar

Flt Sgt

WATSON, LEONARD DAVID  (402813)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3547 of No 27 OTU, which flew into a barrage balloon cable and crashed near Crewe during a cine gun exercise.  He is buried in Byley (St John) Churchyard

20-Mar

Sgt

WILLIAMS, DOUGLAS  (1316166)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3547 of No 27 OTU, which flew into a barrage balloon cable and crashed near Crewe during a cine gun exercise.  He is buried in Cadoxton-juxta-Neath (SS. Cattwg and Illtyd) Churchyard

20-Mar

Sgt

CONWAY, FRANK RONALD  (1218971)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3547 of No 27 OTU, which flew into a barrage balloon cable and crashed near Crewe during a cine gun exercise.  He is buried in Ecclesall (All Saints) Churchyard

20-Mar

Flt Sgt

COPPINS, LEONARD JOHN  (628893)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3547 of No 27 OTU, which flew into a barrage balloon cable and crashed near Crewe during a cine gun exercise.  He is buried in Hucknall Cemetery

20-Mar

Sgt

HOLLEY, HENRY THOMAS  (911325)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3547 of No 27 OTU, which flew into a barrage balloon cable and crashed near Crewe during a cine gun exercise.  He is buried in Mortlake Cemetery

20-Mar

Sgt

HILLS, LESLIE FREDERICK  (997003)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3547 of No 27 OTU, which flew into a barrage balloon cable and crashed near Crewe during a cine gun exercise.  He is buried in New Southgate Cemetery

20-Mar

Sgt

ROUSE, JOHN ERNEST  (1318732)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3547 of No 27 OTU, which flew into a barrage balloon cable and crashed near Crewe during a cine gun exercise.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery

20-Mar

Flt Sgt

GORDON, COLIN ALEXANDER JAMES  (R/105170)  RCAF; age: 22

He was serving at RAF Silloth and died from natural causes in Garlands EMS Hospital in Carlisle.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low

20-Mar

LAC

HUGHES, FRANK EDWARD  (1394561)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF477 of the RAFC, which crashed after hitting balloon cables near Crewe.  He is buried in Deal Cemetery

20-Mar

LAC

STONEHAM, JOHN GORDON  (1396881)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF477 of the RAFC, which crashed after hitting balloon cables near Crewe.  He is buried in Eltham Cemetery, London

20-Mar

Flt Sgt

CLARK, HAROLD  (1023954)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF477 of the RAFC, which crashed after hitting balloon cables near Crewe.  He is buried in Swinton Cemetery

20-Mar

Fg Off

WHEELER, ALBERT EDWARD DFC (50363)  RAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF477 of the RAFC, which crashed after hitting balloon cables near Crewe.  He was cremated at  Birkenhead (Landican) Crematorium

20-Mar

LACW

COLLIN, MARJORIE ADA  (892026)  WAAF; age: 34

She was serving in the UK and died in Beverley Base Hospital.  She is buried in Kirkburton (Kirkheaton) Cemetery

20-Mar

Cpl

LONG, FRED WILLIAM  (917192)  RAFVR; age: 43

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Handborough (or Hanborough) (Christ Church) Churchyard

20-Mar

Cpl

SMITH, DORIS EILEEN  (421110)  WAAF; age: 24

She was serving in the UK and died from an unknown illness in a hospital at Chester.  She is buried in Brighton City Cemetery (Bear Road).

20-Mar

AC1

DRINNAN, VICTOR  (1129773)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

21-Mar

Sgt

DAVEY, THOMAS JOHN  (635453)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5382 of No 104 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near Tripoli on its return from a raid on Mareth.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery

21-Mar

Sgt

TAYLOR, IRVINE  (1386652)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5382 of No 104 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near Tripoli on its return from a raid on Mareth.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery

21-Mar

Sgt

GRIFFITHS, STANLEY  (1027465)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5382 of No 104 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near Tripoli on its return from a raid on Mareth.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery

21-Mar

Sgt

BELL, STEPHEN  (1378876)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX575 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and probably came down in sea off North Devon .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Mar

Fg Off

ELISHA, FREDERICK CHARLES  (48467)  RAF; age: 26

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX575 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and probably came down in sea off North Devon .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Mar

Sgt

KELLY, BERNARD  (126232)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX575 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and probably came down in sea off North Devon .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Mar

Sgt

PRESTON, GEORGE  (1203378)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX575 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and probably came down in sea off North Devon .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Mar

Sgt

SUTTON, HENRY GEORGE  (1359710)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX575 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and probably came down in sea off North Devon .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Mar

LAC

FOX, IVOR EDWARD  (1260307)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Jesselton of No 211 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

21-Mar

Fg Off

COBB, ARTHUR NORMAN ELDRIDGE  (65522)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was  killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, ES361 of No 225 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Souk-el-Arba whilst carrying out an evasive flying practice.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

21-Mar

Sgt

ORR, JOHN HAMILTON  (414329)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, ET855 of No 260 Sqn, which failed to return from an escort sortie to a force of Baltimores.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

21-Mar

Wg Cdr

MICHALOWSKI, Jan (P.76645)  PAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ261 of No 307 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Exeter.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery

21-Mar

Flt Lt

SZKOP, Stanislaw Bogdan (P.0616)  PAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ261 of No 307 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Exeter.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery

21-Mar

WO

HAZELTON, JACK RICHARD THOMAS DFM (906210)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AB725 of No 15 (P) AFU, which crashed after the wing struck the ground whilst low flying.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

21-Mar

Sgt

FRANCIS, BRYAN GORDON GROSVENOR  (414478)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AB725 of No 15 (P) AFU, which crashed after the wing struck the ground whilst low flying.  He is buried in Ramsbury (Holy Cross) Churchyard

21-Mar

Plt Off

HALLIWELL, THOMAS KENNETH  (134702)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6966 of No 15 EFTS, which crashed on take-off from Kirkpatrick LG.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery

21-Mar

AC2

SKIBINSKI, Jozef (P.703795)  PAF; age: 21

He was serving with No 16 (P) SFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

21-Mar

LAC

BENNETT, JAMES JACK WILLIAM  (1586583)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Fleet Finch, 4754 of No 17 EFTS, which .  He is buried in Bristol (Avon View) Cemetery

21-Mar

LAC

NEWELL, DONALD  (1002288)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

21-Mar

LAC

HOWARD, WILLIAM  (993714)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Durham S E 2 Qtr.  He is buried in Upholland (St Thomas) Churchyard

21-Mar

AC1

LEE, GLYNDWR  (1412275)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Forest of Dean 2 Qtr.  He is buried in Cwmavon (St Michael) Churchyard

21-Mar

LAC

JACKSON, MORRIS  (1517744)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Manchester 2 Qtr.  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium

22-Mar

Sgt

STAPLES, JOHN HUDSON  (656008)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD750 of No 25 Sqn, which crashed into White Craig, Silsden, although squadron records record this as happening on 2 March 1943.  He is buried in Llaniestyn (St Iestyn) Churchyard

22-Mar

Sgt

ANDREWS, RALPH ERNEST  (1576326)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD750 of No 25 Sqn, which crashed into White Craig, Silsden, although squadron records record this as happening on 2 March 1943.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Hartshill) Cemetery

22-Mar

Flt Sgt

BARNWELL, REGINALD OLDHAM  (1265856)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 52 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

22-Mar

Sgt

JEFFERY, JOHN RICHARD  (1314398)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED375 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on St Nazaire.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-BauLe War Cemetery

22-Mar

Sgt

CONROY, JOHN  (1078040)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED375 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on St Nazaire.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-BauLe War Cemetery

22-Mar

Sgt

DAVIES, ERIC  (1490509)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED375 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on St Nazaire.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-BauLe War Cemetery

22-Mar

Sgt

LEWIS, GEORGE RAYMOND  (1230404)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED375 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on St Nazaire.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-BauLe War Cemetery

22-Mar

Fg Off

METCALFE, JOHN LESLIE  (127290)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED375 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on St Nazaire.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-BauLe War Cemetery

22-Mar

Sgt

RISHTON, WILLIAM  (1066150)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED375 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on St Nazaire.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-BauLe War Cemetery

22-Mar

Sgt

SIBLEY, JOHN HENRY  (1383168)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED375 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on St Nazaire.  He is buried in Escoublac-la-BauLe War Cemetery

22-Mar

Flt Sgt

GIBSON, GEORGE TOD WRIGHT  (977499)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP154 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst attempting to avoid buildings in Sagres in Portugal.  He is buried in Sagres Cemetery

22-Mar

Sgt

ORTON, GILBERT JOSEPH  (1495406)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP154 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst attempting to avoid buildings in Sagres in Portugal.  He is buried in Sagres Cemetery

22-Mar

Flt Sgt

CAMPBELL, ROBERT JOSEPH GORDON  (949047)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP154 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst attempting to avoid buildings in Sagres in Portugal.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

22-Mar

Sgt

FIELD, CYRIL  (1070071)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP154 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst attempting to avoid buildings in Sagres in Portugal.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

22-Mar

Fg Off

FRENCH, MARTIN JOSEPH  (149854)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP154 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst attempting to avoid buildings in Sagres in Portugal.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

22-Mar

Sgt

MACLEAN, IAN LOCKARBIE  (1372534)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP154 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst attempting to avoid buildings in Sagres in Portugal.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

22-Mar

Sgt

MARSH, ERNEST HUGH STRATHEARN  (1365817)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP154 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst attempting to avoid buildings in Sagres in Portugal.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

22-Mar

Sgt

McKIM, ERIC  (1084515)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP154 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst attempting to avoid buildings in Sagres in Portugal.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

22-Mar

Fg Off

McNAUGHTON, GEORGE ERIKSEN  (409182)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP154 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst attempting to avoid buildings in Sagres in Portugal.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

22-Mar

Sgt

SMITH, ERIC JOSEPH  (1379853)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP154 of No 210 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst attempting to avoid buildings in Sagres in Portugal.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

22-Mar

Sgt

STOHR, OSCAR MICHAEL  (776165)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR256 of No 260 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Neffatia Main during an air test.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

22-Mar

Sgt

BULL, LESLIE LAURENCE  (1381074)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD422 of No 296 Sqn, which collided with LA827 of the same unit near Fotheringhay in Northamptonshire.  He is buried in Patcham (All Saints) Churchyard

22-Mar

Flt Sgt

NICHOLSON, FRANK  (935445)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD422 of No 296 Sqn, which collided with LA827 of the same unit near Fotheringhay in Northamptonshire.  He is buried in Peterborough (Eastfield) Cemetery

22-Mar

Flt Lt

JACKSON, DEREK WOODHEAD  (45334)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD422 of No 296 Sqn, which collided with LA827 of the same unit near Fotheringhay in Northamptonshire.  He is buried in Shipley (Nab Wood) Cemetery

22-Mar

Flt Sgt

BROWN, THOMAS HENRY  (1162795)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD422 of No 296 Sqn, which collided with LA827 of the same unit near Fotheringhay in Northamptonshire.  He is buried in West Bromwich Cemetery

22-Mar

Plt Off

STUART, ADAM JOSEPH  (130332)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB314 'B' of No 502 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from U-338 in the Bay of Biscay whilst on convoy escort.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

Sgt

ELLAM, STANLEY  (1108503)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB314 'B' of No 502 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from U-338 in the Bay of Biscay whilst on convoy escort.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

Plt Off

HENDERSON, JOHN STANDISH  (411323)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB314 'B' of No 502 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from U-338 in the Bay of Biscay whilst on convoy escort.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

Sgt

HOPE, HARRY  (1002934)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB314 'B' of No 502 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from U-338 in the Bay of Biscay whilst on convoy escort.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

Fg Off

McCULLOCK, LESLIE JOHN  (49842)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB314 'B' of No 502 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from U-338 in the Bay of Biscay whilst on convoy escort.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

Sgt

SHEPHERD, LESLIE  (1091312)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB314 'B' of No 502 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from U-338 in the Bay of Biscay whilst on convoy escort.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

WO II

SHMIGELSKY, PETER  (R/86417)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB314 'B' of No 502 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from U-338 in the Bay of Biscay whilst on convoy escort.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

LAC

HAVARD, DOUGLAS  (1231782)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 601 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Ashford.  He is buried in New Southgate Cemetery

22-Mar

LAC

HULLEY, THOMAS PETER RAYMOND  (1411108)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2749 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Golspie, Sutherland.  He is buried in Penmynydd (or Pentrobin) (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

22-Mar

Sgt

DUNN, ORVAL CLARENCE  (R/134678)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, R5203 of No 2 EFTS, which dived into the ground near Morton-in-the-Marsh whilst carrying out unauthorised aerobatics.  He is buried in Moreton-in-Marsh New Cemetery

22-Mar

Sgt

BARBER, FRANCIS JOHN MCNEIL  (413475)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, R5203 of No 2 EFTS, which dived into the ground near Morton-in-the-Marsh whilst carrying out unauthorised aerobatics.  He is buried in Moreton-in-Marsh New Cemetery

22-Mar

Flt Sgt

DAVIS, EDGAR JOHN  (984441)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA,  N2876 of the CGS, which crashed in forced landing Ongar Farm, Ongar Hill, Tarrington Marsh, near King's Lynn, Norfolk.  He is buried in Trostrey (St David) Churchyard

22-Mar

AC2

JOSELAND, STANLEY WALTER  (1658784)  RAFVR; age: 35

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

22-Mar

Cpl

LORD, REDVERS BULLER FRANCIS  (1350164)  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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Budock (St Budoc) Churchyard

23-Mar

WO

WOODMAN, WILLIAM ANGUS  (523248)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed by a stray bullet whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ229 'C' of No 23 Sqn, which was attacking a train in Sicily.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

23-Mar

WO II

ARNOLD, WILLIAM JAMES  (R/106166)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FK209 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Plt Off

COJOCAR, GEORGE  (J/16374)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FK209 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

WO II

COPPING, CLARENCE LUMMIS  (R/77233)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FK209 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

WO II

MONTGOMERY, RICHARD GLOVER  (R/106426)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FK209 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Fg Off

PHILLIPS, ROBERT ALBERT  (128609)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FK209 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

WO II

SPINO, FRANK  (R/75875)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FK209 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Fg Off

WEATHERHEAD, RICHARD JOHN  (J/6992)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FK209 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Fg Off

ZAPFE, WILLIAM CHRISTIAN  (J/7024)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Fortress IIA, FK209 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Flt Sgt

RATTEE, WILLIAM VERNON  (R/75092)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG726 of No 69 Sqn, which crashed near Rabat, Malta during a test flight.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

23-Mar

Sgt

MARSDEN, DONALD  (1021118)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG726 of No 69 Sqn, which crashed near Rabat, Malta during a test flight.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

23-Mar

Plt Off

BEBBINGTON, ARTHUR DENNIS  (141140)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF698 'Q' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Castel Benito.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Mar

Sgt

LITTLE, HENRY WILLIAM  (1027322)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF698 'Q' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Castel Benito.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Mar

Sgt

RUTHERFORD, ROBERT  (1367207)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF698 'Q' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Castel Benito.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Mar

Plt Off

SMITH, WILLIAM AUSTIN  (142224)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF698 'Q' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Castel Benito.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Mar

Sgt

THOMAS, DAVID WARREN  (1186868)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF698 'Q' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Castel Benito.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Mar

Sqn Ldr

TINNE, JOHN ANTHONY  (37135)  RAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF698 'Q' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Castel Benito.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Mar

WO II

HAMELIN, LOUIS LAURENT  (R/106248)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN141 of No 81 Sqn, which was shot down off Cap Al Koran.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Mar

AC1

REEKS, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1432571)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving with No 88 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Bromley.  He is buried in Chatham (Palmerston Road) Cemetery

23-Mar

LAC

GARNER, STANLEY ARTHUR JOYCE  (963445)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving with No 144 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Fg Off

HANSON, THOMAS EDWARD GEORGE  (128544)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD257 of No 151 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Wittering on return from a night Ranger.  He is buried in Warwick Cemetery

23-Mar

Fg Off

PATON, ARCHIBALD MCMEEKIN  (400734)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD257 of No 151 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Wittering on return from a night Ranger.  He is buried in Warwick Cemetery

23-Mar

Sqn Ldr

HERBERT, MERVYN HORATIO  (86326)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ248 of No 157 Sqn, which crashed near Manningfield during a practice interception  having completed a defensive patrol.  He is buried in Welshpool (Christ Church) Churchyard

23-Mar

Plt Off

EASTWOOD, ALBERT  (139391)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ248 of No 157 Sqn, which crashed near Manningfield during a practice interception  having completed a defensive patrol.  He was cremated at  Rochdale Crematorium

23-Mar

Sgt

CROOK, BASIL JOHN FRANCE  (1331344)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE167 ZO-A of No 196 Sqn, which crashed off Terschelling and exploded during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery

23-Mar

Sgt

DUCKMANTON, HENRY CAVELL  (414603)  RNZAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE167 ZO-A of No 196 Sqn, which crashed off Terschelling and exploded during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery

23-Mar

Sgt

HERMON, SAMUEL ROBERT OUTRA  (1190213)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE167 ZO-A of No 196 Sqn, which crashed off Terschelling and exploded during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery

23-Mar

Sgt

JEFFREY, DOUGLAS ROBERT  (1101027)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE167 ZO-A of No 196 Sqn, which crashed off Terschelling and exploded during a 'Gardening' sortie.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery

23-Mar

Sgt

HEYWOOD, FRANK  (553746)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving with No 203 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

23-Mar

WO II

DAWSON, WILFRED JOHN  (R/74897)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8259 of No 272 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Mar

Plt Off

GRIMES, RONALD ROSS  (J/16373)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8259 of No 272 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Mar

Sgt

BOUSTEAD, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1376603)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL587 of No 511 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by fighters during a transit flight from Gibraltar to Lyneham.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Mar

Fg Off

BOWLER, ALBERT HENRY  (124347)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL587 of No 511 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by fighters during a transit flight from Gibraltar to Lyneham.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Sgt

BURRY, LLOYD GEORGE  (798507)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL587 of No 511 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by fighters during a transit flight from Gibraltar to Lyneham.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

WO I

FERRO, CARLO ERNESTO  (R/86131)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL587 of No 511 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by fighters during a transit flight from Gibraltar to Lyneham.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Flt Lt

FRANCIS, GEORGE THOMAS RALEIGH  (88198)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL587 of No 511 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by fighters during a transit flight from Gibraltar to Lyneham.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Fg Off

GREEN, JOHN GORDON  (119553)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL587 of No 511 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by fighters during a transit flight from Gibraltar to Lyneham.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Plt Off

HOUGH, WILLIAM JOHN  (411406)  RNZAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL587 of No 511 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by fighters during a transit flight from Gibraltar to Lyneham.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Sgt

KNIGHTS, NORMAN REGINALD  (625161)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL587 of No 511 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by fighters during a transit flight from Gibraltar to Lyneham.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Fg Off

MARRIOTT, TERRENCE JAMES  (J/8641)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL587 of No 511 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by fighters during a transit flight from Gibraltar to Lyneham.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Sgt

MARVIN, RICHARD PRICE  (1313262)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL587 of No 511 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by fighters during a transit flight from Gibraltar to Lyneham.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Fg Off

RENOUF, JOHN STANLEY  (J/5682)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL587 of No 511 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by fighters during a transit flight from Gibraltar to Lyneham.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Fg Off

SMITH, OWEN ALBERT  (J/11116)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL587 of No 511 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by fighters during a transit flight from Gibraltar to Lyneham.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Fg Off

STUART, FRANK  (408535)  RAAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL587 of No 511 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by fighters during a transit flight from Gibraltar to Lyneham.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Fg Off

TEDDER, RONALD SIDNEY  (111589)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL587 of No 511 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by fighters during a transit flight from Gibraltar to Lyneham.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Sgt

UPSTON, WILFRED ARCHIBALD  (1187588)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL587 of No 511 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by fighters during a transit flight from Gibraltar to Lyneham.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

AVM

WHITHAM, ROBERT PARKER MUSGRAVE CB, OBE, MC ()  RAF; age: 47

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL587 of No 511 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by fighters during a transit flight from Gibraltar to Lyneham.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

LAC

STAFFORD, HAROLD GEORGE  (1530224)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 615 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

23-Mar

Cpl

BREWER, WILLIAM JOHN  (1101487)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was serving with No 144 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in La Reunion War Cemetery

23-Mar

AC1

RILEY, FRANCIS  (1693157)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 144 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

Sgt

GAMBLE, CAMERON CHARLES  (R/107511)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL289 of No 2 TTU, which stalled and crashed on the approach to Castle Kennedy.  He is buried in Stranraer (Glebe) Cemetery

23-Mar

LAC

COOPER, COLIN THOMAS  (1395603)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, 8262 of No 34 SFTS, which crashed after striking a building whilst low flying over the town of Rose Lynn, Alberta.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery.

23-Mar

LAC

DEGRYSE, DENIS GERARD  (971055)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, 8262 of No 34 SFTS, which crashed after striking a building whilst low flying over the town of Rose Lynn, Alberta.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery.

23-Mar

Plt Off

GRELLIS, ANDREW WILLIAM JOSEPH  (133629)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, 8262 of No 34 SFTS, which crashed after striking a building whilst low flying over the town of Rose Lynn, Alberta.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery.

23-Mar

LAC

KIDD, ANDREW THOMAS  (1063095)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, 8262 of No 34 SFTS, which crashed after striking a building whilst low flying over the town of Rose Lynn, Alberta.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery.

23-Mar

LAC

WRIGHT, SETH  (1008778)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving or was travelling on board the HMT P41 at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

AC2

HOLLIS, WILFRED JAMES  (922190)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Amersham.  He is buried in Lane End (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

23-Mar

AC2

HORN, WALTER ERIC MEDWAY  (1808641)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Hay.  He is buried in Wembley (Alperton) Burial Ground

23-Mar

AC2

DIXON, CYRIL VERNON THOMAS  (1509350)  RAFVR; age: 21

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

23-Mar

Sgt

MEREDITH, ERIC CHARLES  (1212407)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

23-Mar

Cpl

WATSON, ALBERT WILLIAM GIVEN  (966219)  RAFVR; age: 31

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

23-Mar

LAC

PHILLIPS, ALBERT FRANCIS  (1300278)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with the WD Comm Unit at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

24-Mar

Flt Sgt

HARRIS, FRANK  (655491)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in either Hurricane IID, HV856, HW298 or HW177 of No 6 Sqn, which was shot down near El Hamma during an anti-tank sweep.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery.

24-Mar

Sgt

LAST, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1202333)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7631 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed on high ground near Sollum following an engine failure.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

24-Mar

Flt Sgt

BARKER, NORMAN  (403708)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7631 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed on high ground near Sollum following an engine failure.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

24-Mar

Sgt

RAWSON, GEORGE FRANCIS  (655971)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7631 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed on high ground near Sollum following an engine failure.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

24-Mar

Fg Off

AYLES, RONALD ARTHUR HENRY  (104482)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB277 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Mar

Sgt

MILES, THOMAS ALBERT  (655531)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB277 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Mar

Sgt

SAUNDERS, DAVID STEPHEN  (1265915)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB277 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Mar

Fg Off

SMITH, JAMES CALDWELL  (117650)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB277 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Mar

Sgt

TRIVITT, BERNARD CHARLES  (1021846)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB277 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Mar

Sgt

VESELY, WILLIAM ANTONIN  (1114321)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB277 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Mar

Sgt

WATSON, ADAM  (635645)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB277 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Mar

Fg Off

DRAPER, RAYMUND SANDERS  (107244)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving with No 64 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Romford.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery

24-Mar

Fg Off

DE HASSE, RAYMOND GUSTAVE HECTOR  (117621)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3425 of No 91 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s off Dungerness during his first operational sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Mar

Sgt

MARCH, GEORGE ALBERT  (955584)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was serving with No 262 at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in .  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

24-Mar

Fg Off

CHAMBERS, CLARKE MUNRO  (J/12281)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AE395 of No 415 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an anti-shipping strike off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Mar

Flt Sgt

OAKES, WALTER HAROLD  (405082)  RAAF; age: 27

He was possibly killed 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 Heliopolis War Cemetery

24-Mar

Sgt

WOOLLEY, WILLIAM ARMSTRONG  (658470)  RAF; age: 24

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HV414 of No 151 OTU, which dived out of cloud into the ground near Tnagi.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

24-Mar

Fg Off

BALLARD, VICTOR NORMAN  (414289)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3991 of No 16 OTU, which came down near Pontgouin during a 'Nickelling' sortie.  He is buried in Pontgouin Communal Cemetery

24-Mar

Plt Off

DICKER, ALBERT RAYMOND  (134077)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3991 of No 16 OTU, which came down near Pontgouin during a 'Nickelling' sortie.  He is buried in Pontgouin Communal Cemetery

24-Mar

Plt Off

GIBSON, GEORGE BRIAN  (135412)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3991 of No 16 OTU, which came down near Pontgouin during a 'Nickelling' sortie.  He is buried in Pontgouin Communal Cemetery

24-Mar

Sgt

JONES, JOSEPH EDWIN  (1294775)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3991 of No 16 OTU, which came down near Pontgouin during a 'Nickelling' sortie.  He is buried in Pontgouin Communal Cemetery

24-Mar

Sgt

KINDER, HENRY RICHARD  (1670066)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3991 of No 16 OTU, which came down near Pontgouin during a 'Nickelling' sortie.  He is buried in Pontgouin Communal Cemetery

24-Mar

Plt Off

MASTERS, PETER WILLIAM  (135294)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3991 of No 16 OTU, which came down near Pontgouin during a 'Nickelling' sortie.  He is buried in Pontgouin Communal Cemetery

24-Mar

Sgt

PLATONI, RINO GUISEPPE ARTURO  (1455822)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB218 GV-F of No 1652 HCU, which crashed shortly after take off from Marston Moor for a general training flight following an engine fire.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery

24-Mar

Sgt

PEVERLEY, KENNETH WILLIAM  (1334693)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB218 GV-F of No 1652 HCU, which crashed shortly after take off from Marston Moor for a general training flight following an engine fire.  He was cremated at  Harrogate Crematorium

24-Mar

Sgt

THOMAS, FRANK HEYDON  (1238300)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB218 GV-F of No 1652 HCU, which crashed shortly after take off from Marston Moor for a general training flight following an enbgine fire.  He was cremated at  Northampton and Counties Crematorium

24-Mar

Cpl

BURROWS, WILLIAM JOHN  (932164)  RAFVR; age: 41

He was serving with No 17 (P) AFU and was killed when Master II, ?  taxied into a petrol bowser on which he was working at the time.  He is buried in Watton (St Mary) Churchyard

24-Mar

LAC

MOODIE, PETER DAVID SIM  (1578070)  RAFVR; age: 20

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Anson, 8262 of No 34 SFTS, which was lost on this date.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery

24-Mar

Plt Off

DIXON, RONALD JOHN  (150217)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving at Randolph Field 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

24-Mar

AC2

CAHILL, DONALD LAURENCE  (1602986)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was serving in South Africa and died in South Africa, cause unknown.  He is buried in Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery

24-Mar

Flt Sgt

MEREDITH, ALBERT JOHN  (1329723)  RAFVR; age: 48

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 Hendon.  He was buried in/or cremated at  Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium

24-Mar

AC2

RICHINGS, PERCY GEORGE  (1658986)  RAFVR; age: 34

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 Morningside, City of Edinburgh.  He is buried in Wickwar New Burial Ground

24-Mar

AC2

DYMOND, FRANCIS STEPHEN  (1852017)  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 Newton.  He is buried in Hutton (St Mary) Churchyard

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