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Casualties - 4 - 5 April 1943


04-Apr

Fg Off

DALE, GEORGE RAYNOR  (128962)  RAF; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED479 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Duisburg during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

FRANCIS, IVOR  (1025976)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED479 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Duisburg during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Apr

Sqn Ldr

JARRETT, GEOFFREY WILLIAM JONES  (27088)  RAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED479 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Duisburg during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

MILES, JACK  (777922)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED479 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Duisburg during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

PRECIOUS, HAROLD  (531170)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED479 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Duisburg during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Apr

Fg Off

SEYMOUR, ANDREW GREVILLE  (124711)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED479 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Duisburg during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Apr

Plt Off

SMITH, GEORGE  (142872)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED479 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Duisburg during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-Apr

Plt Off

BERTRAM, NORMAN  (144198)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR699 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Plt Off

FRANKLAND, ERIC VERNON  (144261)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR699 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Plt Off

JAGGER, DAVID COLIN TANSLEY  (51701)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR699 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

MAISENBACHER, WILLIAM MALCOLM  (R/137144)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR699 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

SCANLON, WILLIAM ERNEST  (1089365)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR699 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Fg Off

WANN, JOHN ALLISTAIR  (J/9543)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR699 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Plt Off

WHEEN, HENRY  (144260)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR699 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

CLOUGH, JOHN ARNOLD  (1239662)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL269 of No 27 Sqn, which ditched off Donbaik after hitting a tree whilst flying at low level.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-Apr

WO II

ENSOR, FREDERICK GRAY  (R/99254)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL269 of No 27 Sqn, which ditched off Donbaik after hitting a tree whilst flying at low level.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

MERRITT, JOHN JAMES  (1252255)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT666 MH-T of No 51 Sqn, which crashed at Carlton near Selby following an engine fire whilst in the circuit at Snaith.  He is buried in Beaufort (St David) Churchyard

04-Apr

Sgt

KNIGHT, FRANK HENRY  (1380457)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT666 MH-T of No 51 Sqn, which crashed at Carlton near Selby following an engine fire whilst in the circuit at Snaith.  He is buried in Horsham (Hills) Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

PHELOUNG, CHARLES EDWARD  (415200)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT666 MH-T of No 51 Sqn, which crashed at Carlton near Selby following an engine fire whilst in the circuit at Snaith.  He is buried in Selby Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

FLEMING, WILLIAM  (1343175)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT686 MH-N of No 51 Sqn, which came down at Brokstedt during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

ADAMS, SIDNEY GEORGE  (1332933)  RAFVR; age: 17

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT686 MH-N of No 51 Sqn, which came down at Brokstedt during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

AUSTIN, FREDERICK HUGH  (710101)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT686 MH-N of No 51 Sqn, which came down at Brokstedt during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Flt Lt

EMERY, ALAN ARNOLD  (45801)  RAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT686 MH-N of No 51 Sqn, which came down at Brokstedt during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

McDONALD, GERALD EDWIN  (R/73542)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT686 MH-N of No 51 Sqn, which came down at Brokstedt during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

VEAL, JAMES KEVIN BARRY  (1348043)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT686 MH-N of No 51 Sqn, which came down at Brokstedt during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

WOOSNAM, WILLIAM  (1203965)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT686 MH-N of No 51 Sqn, which came down at Brokstedt during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Fg Off

LEVINSON, HAROLD BROCK  (128044)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN926 of No 118 Sqn, which was shot down by  enemy fighters off the Dutch coast during a Ramrod to Amsterdam.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

SYMONDS, ALAN JAMES  (1195462)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EP226 of No 129 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by enemy fighters during a Roadstead.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

CARPENTER, ALBERT JOHN  (413023)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HV726 of No 136 Sqn, which failed to return from an interception andwas later found near Patna.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

BILHAM, REGINALD PERCIVAL  (1293131)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9327 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Obbekaer in Denmark during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

KING, EDWARD GEORGE  (634371)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9327 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Obbekaer in Denmark during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

MacLEOD, NEIL  (541514)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9327 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Obbekaer in Denmark during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

NORMAN, WILLIAM EDWIN  (1214816)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9327 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Obbekaer in Denmark during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

PALMER, JAMES  (1040061)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9327 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Obbekaer in Denmark during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

WAY, KENNETH ANDREW  (1389078)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9327 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Obbekaer in Denmark during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

WOODFIELD, RONALD GEORGE  (1439456)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9327 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which came down at Obbekaer in Denmark during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

04-Apr

Fg Off

GIRRBACH, KARL  (407712)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED615 of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

HAZELWOOD, KEVIN ROBERT  (937603)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED615 of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Fg Off

MARSH, ALFRED BEAZLEY  (107993)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED615 of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Plt Off

PORTCH, ALBERT LEONARD STANLEY  (51888)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED615 of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Plt Off

VOLANTE, STEWART JAMES  (143771)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED615 of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Sqn Ldr

GRIMSTON, The Hon. BRIAN  (84667)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED615 of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

WO

STAFFORD, GRAHAM CAMPBELL  (1182873)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED615 of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

WOODWARD, THOMAS JOHN  (1218440)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED615 of No 156 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

BAKER, ALBERT RONALD  (1585825)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4850 of No 156 Sqn, which came down at Sarlhusen during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Plt Off

DAVIES, CECIL HAROLD  (142446)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4850 of No 156 Sqn, which came down at Sarlhusen during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

GRIMWOOD, PHILIP JACK WILLIAM  (1159783)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4850 of No 156 Sqn, which came down at Sarlhusen during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

HOLDERNESS, JACK ARTHUR  (1250340)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4850 of No 156 Sqn, which came down at Sarlhusen during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

McHUGH, EDWARD THOMAS  (1105617)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4850 of No 156 Sqn, which came down at Sarlhusen during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

RIXON, ALFRED  (630984)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4850 of No 156 Sqn, which came down at Sarlhusen during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

TAYLOR, KENNETH WILLIAM  (647282)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4850 of No 156 Sqn, which came down at Sarlhusen during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

HALDEMAN, WILLIAM CYRIL  (1291772)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was serving with No 156 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Ely.  He is buried in Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

04-Apr

Fg Off

BURGESS, JOHN  (128714)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR754 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Sigglesthorne, Esat Yorkshire on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Carnmoney Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

FRANKS, JOHN ROBERT  (998499)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR754 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Sigglesthorne, Esat Yorkshire on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

KEEDWELL, JOHN  (925015)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR754 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Sigglesthorne, East Yorkshire on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Slimbridge (or Slymbridge) (St John) Churchyard

04-Apr

Sgt

LOOSE, REGINALD VICTOR  (1395954)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR754 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Sigglesthorne, East Yorkshire on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Staines (London Road) Cemetery

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

CASSIDY, GEORGE JOHN  (1380992)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP608 of No 167 Sqn, which was shot down by  enemy fighters during a Ramrod to Amsterdam.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

BRODERICK, JOHN  (1254086)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7621 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which is believed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

BURTON, KENNETH REGINALD  (1385331,)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7621 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which is believed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

CASH, GEORGE HENRY JOSEPH  (1334740)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7621 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which is believed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

GORDON, ALBERT JOHN  (1376471)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7621 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which is believed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

McGLOIN, EDWARD  (1560563)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7621 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which is believed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

PARSONS, HARRY MICHAEL  (1332551)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7621 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which is believed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

STRATHEARN, JAMES HILL  (996460)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7621 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which is believed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Plt Off

CAIRNS, ROY WINFIELD  (J/17457)  RCAF; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HV589 of No 238 Sqn, which dived into the ground and exploded whilst flying in a sandstorm.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

04-Apr

WO

TELFORD, LANCELOT CYRIL  (754108)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG809 of No 278 Sqn, which ditched 40 miles off Great Yarmouth during an ASR patrol.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (St Nicholas) Cemetery

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

BARTLETT, JOHN ALEXANDER PEACH  (798582)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG809 of No 278 Sqn, which ditched 40 miles off Great Yarmouth during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

WO II

FORESTELL, DANIEL ARTHUR  (R/69440)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG809 of No 278 Sqn, which ditched 40 miles off Great Yarmouth during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

HOGAN, GERARD FRANCIS  (970864)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG809 of No 278 Sqn, which ditched 40 miles off Great Yarmouth during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Flt Lt

SMITH, PHILLIP RICHARD  (45352)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG809 of No 278 Sqn, which ditched 40 miles off Great Yarmouth during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

OSTROWSKI, Tadeusz (P.792127)  PAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS335  of No 315 Sqn, which was lost on a Ramrod to Rouen.  He is buried in

04-Apr

Flt Lt

LUKASZEWICZ, Stanislaw Antoni (P.0519)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN124  of No 315 Sqn, which collided with EN185 near the target on a Ramrod to Rouen.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

04-Apr

Fg Off

PANEK, Przemyslaw Wojciech (P.1730)  PAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN185  of No 315 Sqn, which collided with EN124 near the target on a Ramrod to Rouen.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

04-Apr

Sgt

DESCHAMPS, LEO JOSEPH  (R/98254)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS120 of No 403 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Ramrod to Rouen.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

04-Apr

WO II

BEATTY, WALTER STANLEY  (R/119427)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT723 LQ-F of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rotterdam during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

BARKER, ROBERT WALTON  (989712)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR713 EQ-F of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Plt Off

BLACK, CHARLES NOOLA  (405437)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR713 EQ-F of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Flt Lt

GAMBLE, ROBERT HODGSON PERRY  (J/9337)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR713 EQ-F of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

HAWKINS, ALBERT JAMES  (919537)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR713 EQ-F of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

WO II

JARRETT, DONALD LESLIE  (R/90781)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR713 EQ-F of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Plt Off

McCOLL, KENNETH SEPTIMUS  (401712)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR713 EQ-F of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Fg Off

RAY, EDMUND ROTHELL  (J/11851)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR713 EQ-F of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

COOKSEY, ROBERT FREDERICK  (1335476)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4310 UV-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

WO

GOODING, RONALD  (101209)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4310 UV-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Plt Off

LEE, JOHN GORDON  (403363)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4310 UV-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

LLOYD, HARRY  (1058003)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4310 UV-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Fg Off

MOORE, KAY DFC (400595)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4310 UV-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

WO

RANCLAUD, WALTER BOSCAWEN  (405502)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4310 UV-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

Fg Off

RUST, BRUCE KINLEY  (411192)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4310 UV-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

04-Apr

WO II

COLE, ERIC WALTER  (R/87628)  RCAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AJ169 SB-A of No 464 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters after being hit by flak during a raid on Rotterdam.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

WO

COLLENS, WILLIAM WALLACE  (401184)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AJ169 SB-A of No 464 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters after being hit by flak during a raid on Rotterdam.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

FULFORD, DUDLEY FRANCIS  (406975)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AJ169 SB-A of No 464 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters after being hit by flak during a raid on Rotterdam.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

LUSH, ALBERT LEONARD  (1376013)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AJ169 SB-A of No 464 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters after being hit by flak during a raid on Rotterdam.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

OXLEY, HERBERT JOHN  (412725)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM208 of No 485 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Ramrod to Caen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

O'CONNOR, STAFFORD THOMAS  (R/114634)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AE957 EG-M of No 487 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by flak during a raid on Rotterdam.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

STEEDMAN, ROBERT  (R/122165)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AE957 EG-M of No 487 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by flak during a raid on Rotterdam.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

WEAVER, SYLVAN ELLWOOD  (R/77581)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AE957 EG-M of No 487 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by flak during a raid on Rotterdam.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

WILLIAMSON, JOHN ANDREW  (R/95454)  RCAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AE957 EG-M of No 487 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by flak during a raid on Rotterdam.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

BACON, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (403752)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT259 'W' of No 489 Sqn, which ditched after being damaged by flak during an attack on shipping near Kristiansand.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

WARD, RONALD LESLIE  (1250955)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT259 'W' of No 489 Sqn, which ditched after being damaged by flak during an attack on shipping near Kristiansand.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery

04-Apr

Fg Off

FRESHNEY, CHARLES JOHN  (405250)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT259 'W' of No 489 Sqn, which ditched after being damaged by flak during an attack on shipping near Kristiansand.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

LANIGAN, WILLIAM PERCIVAL  (405446)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT259 'W' of No 489 Sqn, which ditched after being damaged by flak during an attack on shipping near Kristiansand.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Sqn Ldr

IVEY, LESLIE WILLIAM  (70341)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EE164 of No 504 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR sortie serching for a 129 Sqn pilot.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

TAYLOR, MAURICE EDWARD  (1237643)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL435 'V' of No 610 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 during a Ramrod to Caen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Apr

LAC

WADE, KEITH THEODORE LYDON  (1337133)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 13 SFTS and died on active service.  He is buried in Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

BOWER, FRANK GEOFFREY  (1575473)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3471 of No 16 OTU, which crashed on the Ot Moor Range after control was lost during a low level bombing practice.  He is buried in Hucknall Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

HARDY, GORDON  (943042)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3471 of No 16 OTU, which crashed on the Ot Moor Range after control was lost during a low level bombing practice.  He is buried in Leeds (Harehills) Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

BALL, CHRISTOPHER FRANCIS (DOOGIE)  (1268240)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3471 of No 16 OTU, which crashed on the Ot Moor Range after control was lost during a low level bombing practice.  He is buried in Middleton Stoney (All Saints) Churchyard

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

NICOLL, DOUGLAS GRANT  (R/124574)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3471 of No 16 OTU, which crashed on the Ot Moor Range after control was lost during a low level bombing practice.  He is buried in Middleton Stoney (All Saints) Churchyard

04-Apr

Sgt

SHIBKO, MAURICE  (1338228)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3471 of No 16 OTU, which crashed on the Ot Moor Range after control was lost during a low level bombing practice.  He is buried in Middleton Stoney (All Saints) Churchyard

04-Apr

Fg Off

O'REGAN, DENIS PATRICK  (46537)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, T5152 of No 2 (C) OTU, which spun into the ground when he tried to go-around following an engine failure on landing at Catfoss.  He is buried in Ardfield Buriel Ground

04-Apr

Sgt

HOOD, FRANK ANDERSON WALLACE  (658674)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1779 of No 20 OTU, which crashed in an attempted force landing near Garmouth in Maray.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire

04-Apr

Sgt

DAVIDSON, ALAN FLEMING  (1550371)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1779 of No 20 OTU, which crashed in an attempted force landing near Garmouth in Maray.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Buriel Ground

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

HENDERSON, WILLIAM LAW  (646320)  RAF; age: 21

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Martinet I, HP387 M of No 20 OTU (Gunnery Flt), before the aircraft could land after his leg was amputated by the drogue cable during a gunnery exercise.  He is buried in Lanark Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

ALFORD, HAROLD  (1018130)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HF910 of No 221 Sqn, which ditched after the fabric was ripped from the wings during a test flight.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Apr

Plt Off

CHUCK, HERBERT GEORGE DFM (143782)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX576 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Apr

Sgt

FOX, JAMES  (1352073)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX576 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

GROOM, PETER JAMES  (656659)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX576 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Apr

Sgt

HELE, CHARLES JOSEPH BEACONSFIELD  (657312)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX576 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Apr

Flt Sgt

LOWE, ALAN  (1184741)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX576 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Apr

WO II

PHELPS, CEPHAS JOSEPH  (R/86344)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX576 of No 221 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

04-Apr

Sgt

WHITE, PETER ADOLPHUS  (1030030)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK508 of No 27 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames after hitting a tree in a force landing following an engine failure.  He was cremated at  Harrogate Crematorium

04-Apr

Cpl

BOTFIELD, EDWARD JOHN  (942608)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was serving with No 501 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

04-Apr

Sgt

HAMILTON, CHARLES STANLEY RUTTER  (1049919)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIB, P8641 of No 53 OTU, which as it was waiting to take off it was hit by P7378 which was making an emergency landing and burst into flames.  He is buried in Llantwit Major Cemetery

04-Apr

Sqn Ldr

BARTON, ANTHONY RICHARD HENRY DFC and Bar (30104)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire, P7378 of No 53 OTU, which whilst making a forced landing, it hit P8641 which was waiting to take off and burst into flames.  He is buried in Totteridge (St Andrew) New Churchyard

04-Apr

AC1

READ, LEONARD WILLIAM  (923979)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving with No 53 RSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery

04-Apr

Sgt

GREEN, JACK  (1314458)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, BG598 of No 6 (P) AFU, which crashed whilst carrying out an overshoot at Windrush at night.  He is buried in Little Hempston (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

04-Apr

Sgt

GARRETT, DAVID MATTHEW  (1431063)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, BG598 of No 6 (P) AFU, which crashed whilst carrying out an overshoot at Windrush at night.  He is buried in Thornbury Cemetery, Gloucestershire

04-Apr

AC1

WOODWARD, KENNETH MILES  (1175062)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving with No 88 WU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

04-Apr

Cpl

BIRCH, WILLIAM ALFRED  (1046274)  RAFVR; age: 38

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

04-Apr

LAC

COLLEDGE, LEONARD  (1425963)  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 E Glamorgan.  He is buried in Tardebigge (St Bartholomew) Churchyard and Extension

05-Apr

Fg Off

FRASER, KENNEDY EMSLIE  (126958)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster ED596 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

05-Apr

Fg Off

HOBSON, STUART MELBOURNE  (49285)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster ED596 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

05-Apr

Sgt

JONES, HERBERT LLEWELYN  (570542)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster ED596 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

05-Apr

Plt Off

RAVEN, RONALD EDWARD  (144762)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster ED596 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

05-Apr

WO II

TELFER, THOMAS WILFRED  (R/106683)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster ED596 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

05-Apr

Flt Sgt

WALSH, JOHN HARVEY COURTNEY  (778564)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster ED596 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

05-Apr

Sgt

WOOD, ERIC SHARPE  (953122)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster ED596 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

05-Apr

WO

ANDREW, DAVID THOMAS  (400247)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7648 of No 11 Sqn, which collided with Z9667 during a raid on Meiktila airfield.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

05-Apr

Plt Off

FOSTER, GEORGE ATKINSON  (407418)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z7648 of No 11 Sqn, which collided with Z9667 during a raid on Meiktila airfield.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

05-Apr

Fg Off

APPLETON, EDWARD FRANCIS  (400067)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9667 of No 11 Sqn, which collided with Z7648 during a raid on Meiktila airfield.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

05-Apr

WO

WIXTED, THOMAS JOSEPH  (404225)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, Z9667 of No 11 Sqn, which collided with Z7648 during a raid on Meiktila airfield.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

05-Apr

Fg Off

GIRTY, LLOYD GEORGE  (J/22568)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE715 YH-X of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw190s whilst attacking a tanker at Brest during Ramrod 63.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Flt Sgt

MAY, BRUCE HERBERT  (R/123227)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE715 YH-X of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw190s whilst attacking a tanker at Brest during Ramrod 64.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Plt Off

McDONALD, MELVYN ALEXANDER  (17042)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE715 YH-X of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw190s whilst attacking a tanker at Brest during Ramrod 65.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Sgt

MILLIKEN, ROBERT CLIFTON  (R/111746)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE715 YH-X of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw190s whilst attacking a tanker at Brest during Ramrod 66.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Sgt

BLUNDELL, HAROLD EDWIN  (1385376)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE726 YH-H of No 21 Sqn, which crashed near Ploudalmezeau whilst attacking a tanker at Brest during Ramrod 67.  He is buried in Ploudalmezeau Communal Cemetery

05-Apr

WO II

DU BOSE, THOMAS COKE  (R/129312)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE726 YH-H of No 21 Sqn, which crashed near Ploudalmezeau whilst attacking a tanker at Brest during Ramrod 68.  He is buried in Ploudalmezeau Communal Cemetery

05-Apr

Sgt

NORMAN, ERNEST ALBERT  (R/78909)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE726 YH-H of No 21 Sqn, which crashed near Ploudalmezeau whilst attacking a tanker at Brest during Ramrod 69.  He is buried in Ploudalmezeau Communal Cemetery

05-Apr

Sgt

PRICE, KENNETH ETHER  (R/82703)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura I, AE726 YH-H of No 21 Sqn, which crashed near Ploudalmezeau whilst attacking a tanker at Brest during Ramrod 70.  He is buried in Ploudalmezeau Communal Cemetery

05-Apr

Sgt

ANDREW, ERIC JAMES  (1365392)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AE852 YH-S of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw190s into the sea whilst attacking a tanker at Brest during Ramrod 66.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Sgt

GARNER, GEORGE CHARLES  (1191173)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AE852 YH-S of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw190s into the sea whilst attacking a tanker at Brest during Ramrod 67.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Flt Sgt

LAIDLAW, JOSEPH STANLEY  (R/73968)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AE852 YH-S of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw190s into the sea whilst attacking a tanker at Brest during Ramrod 68.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Flt Sgt

McKENNIE, GERALD BAIRD  (R/110872)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AE852 YH-S of No 21 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw190s into the sea whilst attacking a tanker at Brest during Ramrod 69.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Sgt

EVANS, ALBERT ROWLAND  (1492250)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4252 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Sgt

HADDOW, ALAN  (1365803)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4252 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Sgt

HARBOTTLE, GEORGE RAYMOND  (538409)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4252 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Sgt

SPICER, BENJAMIN ERNEST  (1393578)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4252 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Sqn Ldr

WALLAGE, STANLEY NORMAN TUTTELL  (33350)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4252 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Plt Off

WELDON, FABER ERNEST FREDERICK  (130519)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4252 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Sgt

WOOD, ALAN RICHARD  (1230388)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4252 DX-X of No 57 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Flt Sgt

HETHERINGTON, JOHN STUART  (993822)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VI, AR527 of No 129 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Ramrod to Landunvez.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

LAC

FRANCE, DENNIS HUDSON  (1081497)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was serving with No 208 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery

05-Apr

Sgt

PERKINS, LEONARD GEORGE  (1208549)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL833 of No 254 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Dutch coast during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Fg Off

SAVAGE, MYER  (124230)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL833 of No 254 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Dutch coast during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

WO

BURROWS, JOHN BENJAMIN  (400317)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD554 of No 297 Sqn, which crashed having undershot a beam approach in bad weather.  He is buried in Cannock Cemetery

05-Apr

Fg Off

SPROULE, LOUIS ANDREW  (116629)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD554 of No 297 Sqn, which crashed having undershot a beam approach in bad weather.  He is buried in Rutherglen Cemetery

05-Apr

Flt Sgt

HANZELKA, Piotr Tadeusz (P.793154)  PAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7458  of No 317 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Coltishall as it turned cross wind after take-off.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery

05-Apr

Sgt

MAKOWSKI, Brunon (P.783157)  PAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7458  of No 317 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Coltishall as it turned cross wind after take-off.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low

05-Apr

Sgt

LARSSEN, S N ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, ES291 of No 332 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Ramrod 52 to Hammstede.  

05-Apr

Flt Lt

DARROCH, JOHN BAILLIE  (121551)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB336 EQ-O of No 405 Sqn, which exploded over the sea after being hit by flak during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Sqn Ldr

GILMORE, EDWARD GERARD  (C/1036)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB336 EQ-O of No 405 Sqn, which exploded over the sea after being hit by flak during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Plt Off

HALL, MAXWELL PALMER  (J/16063)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB336 EQ-O of No 405 Sqn, which exploded over the sea after being hit by flak during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Sgt

HAYNES, KENNETH WILLIAM  (1087533)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB336 EQ-O of No 405 Sqn, which exploded over the sea after being hit by flak during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Flt Sgt

OYLER, POTTER GEORGE  (1254722)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB336 EQ-O of No 405 Sqn, which exploded over the sea after being hit by flak during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Flt Sgt

SMITH, JAMES WILLIAM TAYLOR MASON  (1475434)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB336 EQ-O of No 405 Sqn, which exploded over the sea after being hit by flak during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Sgt

DAMMS, ROBERT ARTHUR  (942345)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT704 LQ-H of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

05-Apr

Flt Sgt

FOLEY, WILLIAM JOSEPH  (R/90930)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT704 LQ-H of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

05-Apr

Flt Sgt

GOLDNEY, ROBERT EDWARD  (R/118056)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT704 LQ-H of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

05-Apr

WO II

JORDAN, WILLIAM FRANCIS  (R/69379)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT704 LQ-H of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

05-Apr

Sgt

SARGENT, HARRY BERTRAM JOHN  (R/109394)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT704 LQ-H of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

05-Apr

Flt Sgt

TAYLOR, JAMES ALEXANDER CAMPBELL  (R/130695)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT704 LQ-H of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

05-Apr

Fg Off

WRIGHT, RALPH JAMES  (J/22531)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT704 LQ-H of No 405 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

05-Apr

Fg Off

KENNEDY, DONALD LLOYD  (J/20024)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3699 of No 426 Sqn, which ditched into the North Sea off the Norfolk coast on its return from a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery

05-Apr

Flt Sgt

BEATON, CHARLES NORMAN  (R/67642)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3699 of No 426 Sqn, which ditched into the North Sea off the Norfolk coast on its return from a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Fg Off

WALLEY, KEITH MINSHULL  (J/13830)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3699 of No 426 Sqn, which ditched into the North Sea off the Norfolk coast on its return from a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Flt Sgt

RYAN, LAWRENCE DENNIS  (R/98510)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE432 NA-C of No 428 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

05-Apr

Flt Lt

TIGHE, ROBERT GEORGE  (J/9416)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE432 NA-C of No 428 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid on Kiel.  He is buried in Westdongeradeel  (Wierum) Protestant Churchyard

05-Apr

Plt Off

HESLIP, WILLIAM DAYLOR  (J/17171)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE432 NA-C of No 428 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Fg Off

IRWIN, HOWARD CLINTON  (J/11956)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE432 NA-C of No 428 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Flt Sgt

ROSEVEAR, KENNETH WILLARD  (R/103151)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE432 NA-C of No 428 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid on Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Plt Off

WATSON, EDMOND PATRICK OSBOURNE DFM (146423)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK626 of No 608 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Blida for an anti-submarine patrol following an engine fire.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

05-Apr

Flt Sgt

GARBUTT, JOSEPH FERNLEIGH  (626751)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK626 of No 608 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Blida for an anti-submarine patrol following an engine fire.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

05-Apr

Plt Off

SHERRIFF, NORMAN  (51719)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK626 of No 608 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Blida for an anti-submarine patrol following an engine fire.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

05-Apr

Fg Off

WECKER, ALVAN RODNEY  (404676)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK626 of No 608 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Blida for an anti-submarine patrol following an engine fire.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

05-Apr

Flt Lt

WRIGHT, PETER BERESFORD DFC (119180)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VI, BS465 of No 616 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 during a Ramrod to Landunvez.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Apr

Fg Off

PAVEY, DONALD LOUIS  (124814)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ486 of No 618 Sqn, which flew into the west face of Cranstackie in Caithness.  He is buried in Romford Cemetery

05-Apr

Sgt

STIMSON, BERNARD WALTER  (1220369)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ486 of No 618 Sqn, which flew into the west face of Cranstackie in Caithness.  He is buried in Wick Cemetery

05-Apr

Fg Off

MOORE, ARTHUR DESMOND  (163606)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was serving with No 626 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calais Southern Cemetery

05-Apr

Flt Lt

FLEMING, WILLIAM JOSEPH DUDLEY  (100686)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in was killed when his jeep was hit during an attack on the forward landing grounds at Ouleme and Thelepte. of No 2771 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

05-Apr

Cpl

COWARD, STEPHEN MASSINGBERD  (552998)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, X6796 of No 17 SFTS, which flew into the ground near Cranwell.  He was cremated at  Nottingham Crematorium

05-Apr

LAC

WRIGHT, RICHARD KENNETH (KEN)  (1309941)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was serving with No 294 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

05-Apr

LAC

CUTHBERTSON, ALEXANDER CALDER  (1025728)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was serving with No 310 MSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery

05-Apr

Fg Off

TUTT, WILLIAM HENRY  (128016)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA741  of No 42 OTU, which which flew into hills near Peebles whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in East Calder Churchyard

05-Apr

Fg Off

CHALMERS, DAVID  (124466)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA741  of No 42 OTU, which which flew into hills near Peebles whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in East Calder Churchyard

05-Apr

LAC

STEELE, JOHN JOSEPH WIGHTMAN  (1157888)  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 Bridgend.  He is buried in Windsor Cemetery, Berkshire

05-Apr

AC1

JOYCE, ARTHUR  (1301119)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 54 OTU and died in Hairmyres Hospital, from broncho-pneumonia and cardiac failure.  He is buried in Leicester (Saffron Hill) Cemetery.

05-Apr

AC2

HOLDHAM, JACK  (1461656)  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 Fylde.  He is buried in Frogmore (Holy Trinity) Burial Ground, St Albans

05-Apr

Cpl JONES, WILLIAM HUGHES  (611888)  RAF; age: 26 He was serving in the UK died in the North Wales Sanatorium, Llandyrnog, Denbighshire.  He is buried in Penrhyndeudraeth (Minffordd) Cemetery.

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