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Casualties - 1 - 3 April 1943


01-Apr

Sgt

ROWE, JAMES RICHARD HAROLD  (569743)  RAF; age: 22

He was serving with No 8 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

01-Apr

Fg Off

CORNFORTH, STANLEY  (111699)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ234 of No 23 Sqn, which went missing off Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

01-Apr

Fg Off

DAVIES, MORRIS  (116965)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ234 of No 23 Sqn, which went missing off Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

01-Apr

Sgt

HOLMES, ROBERT  (1332387)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX689 of No 38 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off at night from Berka.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

01-Apr

Sgt

STAFFORD, SEFTON  (1033931)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED626 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter during a dawn raid on Emerich.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

01-Apr

Fg Off

ASHCROFT, ERIC RICHARD VICTOR  (126517)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED626 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter during a dawn raid on Emerich.  He is buried in Harderwijk General Cemetery

01-Apr

Fg Off

BURNS, IAN CRAWFORD DFM (115731)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED626 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter during a dawn raid on Emerich.  He is buried in Harderwijk General Cemetery

01-Apr

Sgt

CALLAGHAN, JAMES EDWARD  (1459176)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED626 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter during a dawn raid on Emerich.  He is buried in Harderwijk General Cemetery

01-Apr

Sgt

FRY, ANTONY HARE  (658467)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED626 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter during a dawn raid on Emerich.  He is buried in Harderwijk General Cemetery

01-Apr

Sqn Ldr

O'DONOGHUE, CHARLES  (39828)  RAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED626 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter during a dawn raid on Emerich.  He is buried in Harderwijk General Cemetery

01-Apr

Sgt

WINN, JOHN EDWIN  (1212281)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED626 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter during a dawn raid on Emerich.  He is buried in Harderwijk General Cemetery

01-Apr

Plt Off

TARBUCK, JAMES  (136224)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 185 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

01-Apr

Sgt

ANSELL, ERNEST JOSEPH RONALD  (1235559)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN299 of No 198 Sqn, which was lost off Dover following an engine failure.  He was buried in/or cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

01-Apr

Fg Off

HUMES, GEOFFREY  (66570)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, xxxxx of No 255 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder patrol off Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

01-Apr

Flt Sgt

SAYER, JOHN LINDSAY  (1062107)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, xxxxx of No 255 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder patrol off Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

01-Apr

Fg Off

MacQUOID, RAYMOND CHARLES  (J/5801)  RCAF; age: 23

Fg Off R C McQuoid

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG525 of No 414 Sqn, which was shot down near St Pierre by flak.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

 

Photo courtesy - Chris Clarke

01-Apr

WO II

KINNAIRD, WILLIAM JOHNSTONE  (R/93983)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP177 of No 421 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rhubarb to the Carentan area.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

01-Apr

WO

BARKER, THOMAS WILLIAM  (1168710)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN619 of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Rhubarb in the Dunkirk area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Apr

Fg Off

ORTMANS, CHRISTIAN CHAS ANDRE  (100653)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HV771 of No 615 Sqn, which was shot down near Fazilpur by Ki-43s.  He is buried in The Maidenhead Register

01-Apr

AC1

WATSON, LAWRENCE  (1291440)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 134 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery

01-Apr

Sgt

ACKROYD, VIVIAN JAMES  (415510)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DX124 of No 306 FTU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing shortly after take off from Templeton.  He is buried in Robeston Wathen Churchyard

01-Apr

Sgt

COLCLOUGH, STEWART  (1236367)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DX124 of No 306 FTU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing shortly after take off from Templeton.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Hartshill) Cemetery

01-Apr

Sgt

NORMAN, JOHN HENRY  (405765)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DX124 of No 306 FTU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing shortly after take off from Templeton.  He is buried in Wallasey (Rake Lane) Cemetery

01-Apr

AC2

MANNING, ARTHUR JOHN  (1666817)  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 Birmingham.  He is buried in Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery

02-Apr

Flt Sgt

CLEGG, PHILIP  (656615)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX689 of No 38 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed shortly after take-off at night from Berka the previous night.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

02-Apr

Plt Off

NAPER, MERRIK OLIVER LENOX  (136171)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA276 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near El Merguequ, north west of Gabes, Tunis.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery

02-Apr

Sqn Ldr

WRIGHT, CHARLES LEON  (39922)  RAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA276 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near El Merguequ, north west of Gabes, Tunis.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery

02-Apr

Flt Sgt

HUNT, JOHN ALEXANDER RICHARD  (407364)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA276 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near El Merguequ, north west of Gabes, Tunis.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery

02-Apr

Flt Lt

WHITE, IAN  (78667)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA276 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near El Merguequ, north west of Gabes, Tunis.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery

02-Apr

Sgt

BAGLEY, ARTHUR EDDIE  (1236213)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4257 of No 57 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a raid to St Nazaire.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

02-Apr

Sgt

BARNES, WILLIAM GEOFFREY  (1379802)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4257 of No 57 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a raid to St Nazaire.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

02-Apr

Flt Sgt

DAHL, CALVIN WARREN  (R/102105)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4257 of No 57 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a raid to St Nazaire.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

02-Apr

Sgt

HUNTER, HENRY PHILIP  (1332920)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4257 of No 57 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a raid to St Nazaire.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

02-Apr

Sgt

LEA, ROLAND WILLIAM  (577749)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4257 of No 57 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a raid to St Nazaire.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

02-Apr

Plt Off

PICKUP, ROBERT LESLIE  (144185)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4257 of No 57 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a raid to St Nazaire.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

02-Apr

Sgt

TESTER, KENNETH ARTHUR  (1397311)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4257 of No 57 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a raid to St Nazaire.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

02-Apr

Fg Off

HUMPHRIES, EDWARD ROWAN KNYVET  (47304)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN968 of No 67 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing and burst into flames during an escort mission following an engine failure.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

02-Apr

Plt Off

STREETER, STANLEY ROBERT DFM (50119)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD742 of No 85 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire near Hove.  He is buried in Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery

02-Apr

Sgt

BRENNER, SIDNEY  (912283)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP515 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Apr

Plt Off

HAKALA, ALLAN FRANCIS  (J/17267)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP515 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Apr

Flt Sgt

LEWIS, WILFRED AUSTEN  (974474)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP515 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Apr

Flt Sgt

MELLOR, EDWIN BENJAMIN  (1127584)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP515 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Apr

Fg Off

RUSHTON, WILLIAM FRANCIS CHRISTOPHER  (123009)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP515 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Apr

Sgt

STAPLETON, CHARLES HENRY COOMBE  (1190707)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP515 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Apr

Flt Sgt

HARRIS, ROY VICTOR  (1293601)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA193 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst bombing enemy positions.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

02-Apr

Flt Sgt

EASTGATE, MERVYN LOUIS  (405351)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA193 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst bombing enemy positions.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

02-Apr

Fg Off

COX, JOHN ALLEN  (400783)  RAAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, BP981 of No 451 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Egyptian coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

02-Apr

Plt Off

MASTERS, DERRICK GORDON  (143873)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X8263 of No 488 Sqn, which flew into a hill in poor visibility shortly after taking off from Ayr on a training flight.  He is buried in Knighton Cemetery

02-Apr

Plt Off

O'GARA, RUPERT CLARK  (414327)  RNZAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X8263 of No 488 Sqn, which flew into a hill in poor visibility shortly after taking off from Ayr on a training flight.  He is buried in Knighton Cemetery

02-Apr

Sgt

RADCLIFFE, JOHN DONALD  (1315304)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1119 of No 132 OTU, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off at night from East Fortune.  He is buried in Penzance Cemetery

02-Apr

Sgt

NESBIT, JAMES ROBERT  (1108813)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK246 of No 16 OTU, which crashed at Kirtlington, probably due to a faulty ASI during a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Blyth (Cowpen) Cemetery

02-Apr

Sgt

HOLDEN, HENRY WALTER  (1388081)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK246 of No 16 OTU, which crashed at Kirtlington, probably due to a faulty ASI during a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Erith (Brook Street) Cemetery

02-Apr

Sgt

WOODHOUSE, ARTHUR  (1032548)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK246 of No 16 OTU, which crashed at Kirtlington, probably due to a faulty ASI during a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Haslingden (Holden Hall) Cemetery

02-Apr

Sgt

KENDRICK, JOHN  (936286)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK246 of No 16 OTU, which crashed at Kirtlington, probably due to a faulty ASI during a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in lsworth (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

02-Apr

Sgt

CAREY, PETER LESLIE  (1321055)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK246 of No 16 OTU, which crashed at Kirtlington, probably due to a faulty ASI during a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Middleton Stoney (All Saints) Churchyard

02-Apr

Plt Off

LYON, JAMES GILBERT  (140917)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK246 of No 16 OTU, which crashed at Kirtlington, probably due to a faulty ASI during a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Middleton Stoney (All Saints) Churchyard

02-Apr

Sgt

ROBINSON, ALLAN LAUNCELOT  (405321)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK246 of No 16 OTU, which crashed at Kirtlington, probably due to a faulty ASI during a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Middleton Stoney (All Saints) Churchyard

02-Apr

Cpl

SMITH, RONALD (RON)  (635271)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving with No 169 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

02-Apr

Sgt

SHEAD, HARRY LEONARD  (1320427)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA830 'L' of No 19 OTU, which crashed near Rosehearty following a glycol leak during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Havelock Cemetery

02-Apr

Sgt

CASSIDY, MICHAEL JOSEPH  (1348233)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW311 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into Lough Neagh.  He is buried in Glasgow (St Kentigern's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

02-Apr

Sgt

WOODRUFF, ERNEST FREDERICK  (1383692)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW311 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into Lough Neagh.  He is buried in Keresley (St Thomas) Churchyard

02-Apr

Sgt

WILDRIDGE, JAMES  (1083300)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW311 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into Lough Neagh.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

02-Apr

Fg Off

STACE, JAMES REGINALD  (124310)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, AW311 of No 5 (C) OTU, which flew into Lough Neagh.  He is buried in Wrexham Cemetery

02-Apr

Wg Cdr

MACPHERSON, DONALD JAMES  (110)  RAAF; age: 28

He was serving at RAAF Overseas HQ, London and was killed in a 'ground battle' whilst engaged on specialist cypher work.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Apr

AC1

LOCKLEY, THOMAS HENRY  (1537396)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

03-Apr

Sgt

COOK, ERIC WILLIAM  (906747)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED694 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

EVANS, GERWYN HOWELL  (1317037)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED694 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Flt Sgt

FEELEY, ROY REGINALD  (1162929)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED694 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

FRANCIS, RONALD DOUGLAS  (1269942)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED694 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

GILBERT, GEORGE ROBERT  (1047153)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED694 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Plt Off

SWIRE, WILLIAM HALLEWELL  (144641)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED694 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

WATTS, WALTER  (1011474)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED694 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

HESLOP, RONALD  (1383938)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ233 of No 23 Sqn, which went missing off Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Apr

Fg Off

THOMSON, JOHN ALEXANDER GRANT  (123503)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ233 of No 23 Sqn, which went missing off Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

03-Apr

Fg Off

DAVIS, JOHN CAMPBELL  (126678)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED482 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Flt Sgt

MAGUIRE, AUSTIN GABRIEL  (614099)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED482 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Sgt

MOON, JOHN WILLIAM  (951417)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED482 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Flt Lt

NICHOLS, ALAN HONE  (101051)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED482 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Fg Off

PARSONS, JOHN  (124756)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED482 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Sgt

ROBERTS, ALBERT ERNEST  (1330745)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED482 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Sgt

SKELTON, CECIL MARK  (1503603)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED482 of No 50 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Sgt

BRANSCOMBE, JOHN VINER  (574488)  RAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT738 MH-D of No 51 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

GUY, ROBERT KERR  (1365885)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT738 MH-D of No 51 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

HOWARTH, ARNOLD  (652711)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT738 MH-D of No 51 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

RALSTON, DAVID BALLANTYNE  (1346417)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT738 MH-D of No 51 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

RAWCLIFFE, JOHN  (1238965)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT738 MH-D of No 51 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Flt Sgt

RICHARDS, JOHN  (996588)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT738 MH-D of No 51 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

RICHARDSON, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1188860)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT738 MH-D of No 51 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Fg Off

DIGBY, PERCY WILLIAM  (49686)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7805 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Dorsten during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

HOWARTH, JOHN KERSHAW  (655475)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7805 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Dorsten during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

PITT, WILLIAM CHARLES  (1192387)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7805 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Dorsten during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

WILLIAMS, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1304115)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7805 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Dorsten during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

PARKER, ALFRED MICHAEL  (1259549)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT780 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Apr

Plt Off

RIACH, GEORGE  (141465)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT780 of No 78 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Apr

Fg Off

ALLBERRY, CHARLES ROBERT CECIL AUSTIN  (127293)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB845 of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Weert during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

KERNICK, REGINALD JOHN  (1338395)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB845 of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Weert during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

McCORMICK, JOHN  (639959)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB845 of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Weert during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Flt Lt

RICHARDSON, THOMAS HERBERT OTTEWILL  (88657)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB845 of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Weert during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Fg Off

SHADWELL, LANCELOT RODNEY CAYLEY  (49298)  RAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB845 of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Weert during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

WEBB, THOMAS HENRY  (1382258)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB845 of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Weert during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

DUNLOP, ROBERT OSBOURNE MITCHELL  (R/70006)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB845 of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Weert during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

03-Apr

Fg Off

FORSTER, THOMAS NOBLE  (125685)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7937 of No 78 Sqn, which was abandoned following an engine failure on the return from a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

WO

COGHILL, CLARENCE MALCOLM MCGREGOR  (R/142054)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED334 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Winterswijk Cemetery

03-Apr

Flt Sgt

FIELDHOUSE, LESLIE  (1111801)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED334 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Winterswijk Cemetery

03-Apr

Sqn Ldr

FLOWER, FRANK THOMPSON  (79541)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED334 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Winterswijk Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

McEWEN, DOUGLAS  (655814)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED334 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Winterswijk Cemetery

03-Apr

Flt Sgt

ROUTLEDGE, FRANK WILLIAM THOMAS  (964395)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED334 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Winterswijk Cemetery

03-Apr

Flt Sgt

SHANDLEY, ERIC L'ESTRANGE LIGHTFOOT  (1380892)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED334 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Winterswijk Cemetery

03-Apr

Fg Off

SOUTHON, FREDERICK ALBERT  (67049)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED334 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Winterswijk Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

BEE, ROBINSON  (1059604)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM302 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down near Monchengladbach during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Apr

Plt Off

CALVERT, CYRIL DESMOND  (137298)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM302 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down near Monchengladbach during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Apr

Plt Off

MACKAY, GEORGE  (126037)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM302 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down near Monchengladbach during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

O'BRIEN, RAYMOND  (1065692)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM302 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down near Monchengladbach during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Apr

Plt Off

RIDD, JOHN HORACE  (137523)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM302 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down near Monchengladbach during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

TOMLINSON, LEONARD RALPH  (591747)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM302 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down near Monchengladbach during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

ASTON, JAMES CARLETON  (1209308)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM302 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down near Monchengladbach during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Sgt

BILLINGTON, CEDRIC LESLIE  (1502415)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5526 OL-M of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

BILLINGTON, WILLIAM  (1080356)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5526 OL-M of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

BRENNEN, DENNIS  (1600210)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5526 OL-M of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Flt Lt

HOPE, ROBERT BERNARD  (122129)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5526 OL-M of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Flt Sgt

KEAY, JAMES SPY  (623478)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5526 OL-M of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

WO II

McARTHUR, LEO NEIL  (R/104008)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5526 OL-M of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

PEGG, RONALD GEORGE  (1238512)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5526 OL-M of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

HACKETT, FRANK JOSEPH  (1132947)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED736 SR-W of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Bocholt-Borken during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

HODGSON, ROGER LESLIE  (656856)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED736 SR-W of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Bocholt-Borken during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

HORTON, ROY CYRIL  (1294067)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED736 SR-W of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Bocholt-Borken during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Fg Off

JOHNSON, RONALD NORTON  (124414)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED736 SR-W of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Bocholt-Borken during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

JONES, GORONWY WYN  (1125794)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED736 SR-W of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Bocholt-Borken during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

LLEWELLYN, IDRYS WYN LLOYD  (1338144)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED736 SR-W of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Bocholt-Borken during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

RAMSEY, HERBERT ARTHUR  (1456815)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED736 SR-W of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Bocholt-Borken during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

GADD, GEORGE EDWARD  (1216729)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 101 at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Howden.  He is buried in Dunstable Cemetery

03-Apr

Fg Off

McLOUGHLIN, THOMAS  (131658)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving with No 102 at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Howden.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery

03-Apr

Fg Off

PALMER, ALAN CAIRNS  (128509)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED542 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Haltern during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

RIDD, THOMAS JOHN  (1314248)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED542 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Haltern during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

SABELL, RONALD SIDNEY  (646001)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED542 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Haltern during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Fg Off

SIMPSON, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (127980)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED542 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Haltern during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

WEBB, ROBERT CHARLES HENRY  (932584)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED542 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Haltern during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

WILLIAMS, ERNEST  (1337304)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED542 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Haltern during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

BURSON, AARON  (1271016)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED542 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Haltern during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Fg Off

PEACOCK, WILLIAM OLIVER  (119014)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ380 XD-X of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190's on a raid to Aulnoye.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

SAUNDERS, RAYMOND CHARLES  (996559)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ380 XD-X of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190's on a raid to Aulnoye.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

CROOKS, STANLEY EDWARD  (1321533)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4894 GT-T of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea of the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

03-Apr

Fg Off

BLACK, GREGORY JAMES  (409519)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4894 GT-T of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea of the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Flt Sgt

BYASS, REGINALD ANDERSON  (416410)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4894 GT-T of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea of the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Sgt

MINNS, GILBERT ROBERT  (1393358)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4894 GT-T of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea of the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Flt Sgt

ROBERTSON, DONALD LAWRENCE  (R/102097)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4894 GT-T of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea of the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Sgt

THURECHT, NORMAN RAY  (414102)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4894 GT-T of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea of the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Sgt

TRIGWELL, RUSSELL SEYMOUR  (415000)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4894 GT-T of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea of the Dutch coast during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Flt Lt

COLE, JOHN DENIS  (118067)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT635 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which came own near Mönchengladbach during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Apr

Plt Off

DAWSON, CLIFFORD GEORGE  (141810)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT635 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which came own near Mönchengladbach during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

GOWING, RONALD  (941531)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT635 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which came own near Mönchengladbach during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Apr

Plt Off

ROBINSON, WILLIAM ALBERT  (142019)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT635 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which came own near Mönchengladbach during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Apr

Plt Off

STEMP, RONALD CLAUDE  (141802)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT635 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which came own near Mönchengladbach during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

WARD, ALBERT  (1074938)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT635 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which came own near Mönchengladbach during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

WARR, BERTRAM JAMES  (1391138)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT635 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which came own near Mönchengladbach during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

03-Apr

WO

BLAKE, FREDERICK HENRY  (R/78495)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT795 NP-N of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

TROLLOPE, THOMAS VICTOR  (1352234)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT795 NP-N of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Apr

WO II

WEBBER, RODNEY  (R/106709)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT795 NP-N of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

ELDRIDGE, PHILIP HENRY  (1293257)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT795 NP-N of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Sgt

HAWKINS, WILLIAM DAVID  (1316309)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT795 NP-N of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Sgt

JONES, JOHN CEREDIG  (1386043)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT795 NP-N of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Sgt

WALTERS, GERARD STANLEY  (1271369)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT795 NP-N of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Sgt

RADBOURNE, ARTHUR HENRY  (1385949)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE631 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off the French coast.  He is buried in Moelan-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

ALDRIDGE, ERIC WILLIAM  (1202459)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE631 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Sgt

CARTER, WALLACE  (1071349)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE631 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Sgt

LUSCOMBE, THOMAS HENRY  (1170005)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE631 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Sgt

STOCK, JACK  (1021498)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE631 AS-V of No 166 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Flt Sgt

ARCHIBALD, DAVID  (412643)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN534 'E' of No 247 Sqn, which ditched off Portland during a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Flt Sgt

DIDSBURY, CYRIL JOSEPH  (551026)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD533 of No 296 Sqn, which crash landed near Trowbridge following an engine failure during a low level navigation exercise.  He is buried in Bootle Cemetery

03-Apr

WO

HALIKOWSKI, JOSEPH WALTER  (R/95419)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT808 LQ-V of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland en-route to Essen.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

03-Apr

Flt Lt

LUXFORD, FLOYD EDWARD  (J/15434)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT808 LQ-V of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland en-route to Essen.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

03-Apr

WO II

McALPINE, WILLIAM JAMES  (R/93277)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT808 LQ-V of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland en-route to Essen.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

McQUEEN, HOWARD  (R/10748)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT808 LQ-V of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland en-route to Essen.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

03-Apr

WO II

WHITE, JOHN DAY  (R/91819)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT808 LQ-V of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland en-route to Essen.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

BOYER, GILBERT DAVIES  (R/90535)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB866 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

BRICE, KENNETH OLIVER  (922835)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB866 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

03-Apr

Flt Sgt

BURKE, FRANKLYN ROY  (R/104185)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB866 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

03-Apr

WO II

CHURCH, MAURICE GORDON  (R/l14615)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB866 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

03-Apr

Plt Off

FLETCHER, GRANT ALEXANDER  (J/17222)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB866 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

03-Apr

Fg Off

McBRIDE, JOHN DUGALD  (J/9850)  RCAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB866 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

03-Apr

Plt Off

SIRETT, EBENEZER ALFRED  (J/16946)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB866 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

03-Apr

WO II

MacKAY, WILLIAM JAMES  (R/107062)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4084 of No 415 Sqn, which spun into the ground whilst undertaking a fighter affiliation exercise with two Typhoons.  He is buried in Littlehampton Cemetery

03-Apr

Flt Sgt

SCOTT, JOHN DOUGLAS  (R/98256)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4084 of No 415 Sqn, which spun into the ground whilst undertaking a fighter affiliation exercise with two Typhoons.  He is buried in Littlehampton Cemetery

03-Apr

WO II

MONTGOMERY, DONALD  (R/101199)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4084 of No 415 Sqn, which spun into the ground whilst undertaking a fighter affiliation exercise with two Typhoons.  He is buried in Littlehampton Cemetery

03-Apr

Flt Sgt

WHIPPLE, JOHN WILLIAM  (R/105760)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, L4084 of No 415 Sqn, which spun into the ground whilst undertaking a fighter affiliation exercise with two Typhoons.  He is buried in Littlehampton Cemetery

03-Apr

Flt Sgt

AGAR, BEVERLEY WILLIAM  (R/105759)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT617 VR-G of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Olst (Duur) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Fg Off

BOYD, PETER DELAMERE  (125482)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT617 VR-G of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Olst (Duur) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

HALL, SERBERT NORMAN  (R/65638)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT617 VR-G of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Olst (Duur) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

LANGLEY, JOHN BIRKETT  (1511061)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT617 VR-G of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Olst (Duur) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Fg Off

LAWRY, GORDON WILLIAMS  (J/12970)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT617 VR-G of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Olst (Duur) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Plt Off

MACDONALD, HAMISH TURNER  (132735)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT617 VR-G of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Olst (Duur) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

RANSOME, LAURENCE HENRY  (1079156)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT617 VR-G of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Olst (Duur) General Cemetery

03-Apr

Fg Off

ROGERS, HAROLD MELVILLE  (J/10755)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL658 of No 421 Sqn, which crashed whilst ttrying to avoid the windsock during a formation take off.  He is buried in Reigate (Redstone) Cemetery

03-Apr

Fg Off

DRING, THOMAS  (129462)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL269 of No 467 Sqn, which came down in target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

FULCHER, LOUIS THOMAS  (R/61529)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED524 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which came down in target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

JOHNSON, WILLIAM  (1220311)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED524 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which came down in target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Fg Off

NORTH, HAROLD  (116791)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED524 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which came down in target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sqn Ldr

PAAPE, ARTHUR MITCHELL  (36192)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED524 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which came down in target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

ROBINSON, DERRICK JOSEPH RISHWORTH  (778674)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED524 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which came down in target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Fg Off

STEWART, JOHN MAXWELL  (131808)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED524 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which came down in target area during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Apr

Flt Sgt

MELVILLE, JOHN EDWARD  (R/115480)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM828 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed of the Algeria coast in bad weather.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

03-Apr

Plt Off

REDMAN, EARLE  (J/16524)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM828 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed of the Algeria coast in bad weather.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

SHERMAN, BRIAN GILBERT  (1271716)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM828 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed of the Algeria coast in bad weather.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

STOCKBRIDGE, LEONARD  (1207576)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM828 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed of the Algeria coast in bad weather.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

03-Apr

Flt Sgt

MOULE, HUGH PARMENTER  (626121)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant II, AA542 of No 515 Sqn, which flew into the balloon barrage over HMS Ganges, Shotley, Suffolk, he baled out but did not survive.  He is buried in Hockerill (All Saints) Churchyard

03-Apr

Plt Off

GEORGE, DANIEL ERNEST  (121564)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 540 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Plt Off

MAIR, JOHN DRYSDALE DFC (138437)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 540 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Apr

Fg Off

HIGGINS, JOHN STEELE  (139032)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in CWGC shows 616 but I, doubt of No 616 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

DAWSON, EDWARD TREVOR  (1504557)  RAFVR; age: 20

He died from injuries in the RAF Hospital, Cosford sustained whilst flying in Oxford I, DF465 of No 11 (P) AFU, which crashed on a night take-off from Shawbury.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Cemetery.

03-Apr

Plt Off

GRIFFIN, DAVID NEIL ALLEN  (132959)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV833 of No 15 OTU, which crashed as it attempted to land following a double engine failure when one to the engines restarted and caused it to spin into the ground.  He is buried in Chiswick Old Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

AYRES, LEONARD EDWARD  (656967)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV833 of No 15 OTU, which crashed as it attempted to land following a double engine failure when one to the engines restarted and caused it to spin into the ground.  He is buried in Harwell Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

HARVEY, WALTER  (998848)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV833 of No 15 OTU, which crashed as it attempted to land following a double engine failure when one to the engines restarted and caused it to spin into the ground.  He is buried in Inghamite Church, Wheatley Carr

03-Apr

Sgt

CLARK, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (1437777)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV833 of No 15 OTU, which crashed as it attempted to land following a double engine failure when one to the engines restarted and caused it to spin into the ground.  He is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

WILLIAMS, DAVID REGINALD  (1083911)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV833 of No 15 OTU, which crashed as it attempted to land following a double engine failure when one to the engines restarted and caused it to spin into the ground.  He is buried in Llanfair Dyffryd (St Mary) Churchyard

03-Apr

Sgt

HATTON, JOHN  (1436033)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2809 of No 15 OTU, which crashed in a forced landing near Hungerford.  He is buried in Averham (St Michael) Churchyard

03-Apr

Cpl

ALEXANDER, JOHN  (573433)  RAF; age: 21

He was serving with No 23 SFTS and died in South Africa, cause unknown.  He is buried in Cape Town (Maitland) Cemetery

03-Apr

LAC

LINTON, ALBERT EDWARD  (1222596)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was probably killed whilst flying in Harvard IIB, FE601 of No 320 MU, which spun into the ground near Rehi.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

03-Apr

Flt Lt

HALL, GEORGE PATRICK AFM (48840)  RAF; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8507 of No 5 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground at night near Calveley.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

HAANES, Sigurd C.  (5269)  RNoAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8507 of No 5 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground at night near Calveley.  He is buried in Oslo (Ullern Cem), Norway

03-Apr

Fg Off

SMITH, ERIC HARCOURT  (111988)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV727 of No 7 (C) OTU, which  crashed at Limavardy on an overshoot.  He is buried in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery

03-Apr

Sgt

COOPER, RONALD GILL  (1231921)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV727 of No 7 (C) OTU, which  crashed at Limavardy on an overshoot.  He was cremated at  Birkenhead (Landican) Crematorium

03-Apr

WO

MURRAY, JAMES  (519400)  RAF; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Vincent, K4678 of the Aden Comm Flt, which flew into a hill while low flying on the Yemeni border near Harib.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

03-Apr

AC1

DRAYCOTT, CHARLES WILLIAM  (1210907)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with HMS Phoenix at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

03-Apr

Cpl

RODGERS, WILLIAM  (531772)  RAF; 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 Oxford.  He is buried in Kidlington Burial Ground

03-Apr

AC1

RATCLIFFE, JACK  (1546766)  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 Strathcathro, County of Angus.  He is buried in Burnley Cemetery

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