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Casualties - 6 - 8 April 1943


06-Apr

Sgt

THOMPSON, BASIL JAMES  (1078043)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HV410 of No 32 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Algiers.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

06-Apr

Flt Sgt

HALL, PATRICK  (1380732)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 43 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

06-Apr

Sgt

STRINGFELLOW, PAUL  (1052523)  RAFVR; age: 22

He may have been killed when Hudson VI, FK384 of No 117 Sqn was struck by Baltimore, AG779 whilst it was parked at Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

06-Apr

AC1

LICHMIRA, Hipolit (P.703470)  PAF; age: 27

He was serving with No 307 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery

06-Apr

Sgt

ASH, ALBERT CHARLES  (R/118066)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE743 ZL-X of No 427 Sqn, which crashed and exploded after swinging on take off from Croft for a Bullseye exercises.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery

06-Apr

Sgt

DODDS, JAMES KEITH  (1126307)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE743 ZL-X of No 427 Sqn, which crashed and exploded after swinging on take off from Croft for a Bullseye exercises.  He is buried in Hartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery

06-Apr

Sgt

VAN ZUYLEN VAN NYEVELT, BARON ETIENNE JEAN MARIE  (1424967)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN416 P of No 609 Sqn, which ditched off Deal following engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Apr

Flt Sgt

BRITTON, JOSEPH JOHN  (1182532)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ979 of No 16 OTU, which was lost over the North Sea during an ASR search.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Apr

Flt Sgt

HOUGHTON, JOHN THOMAS  (1336140)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ979 of No 16 OTU, which was lost over the North Sea during an ASR search.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Apr

Plt Off

KING, JAMES FREDERICK  (134158)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ979 of No 16 OTU, which was lost over the North Sea during an ASR search.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Apr

Sgt

MOTTERSHEAD, HAROLD  (657070)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ979 of No 16 OTU, which was lost over the North Sea during an ASR search.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Apr

Sgt

UFTON, EDWARD GEORGE  (957871)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ979 of No 16 OTU, which was lost over the North Sea during an ASR search.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Apr

Plt Off

RAWLING, STOCKTON GOWLAND  (136317)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG413 'C' of No 1663 HCU, which dived into the ground at Hutton Cranswick after the starboard wing broke off during a fighter affiliation sortie.  He is buried in Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery

06-Apr

AC2

CRESSWELL, DONALD WILLIAM  (1678544)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG413 'C' of No 1663 HCU, which dived into the ground at Hutton Cranswick after the starboard wing broke off during a fighter affiliation sortie.  He is buried in Coalville (Broom Leys) Cemetery

06-Apr

Sgt

BROUGH, RICHMOND  (416084)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG413 'C' of No 1663 HCU, which dived into the ground at Hutton Cranswick after the starboard wing broke off during a fighter affiliation sortie.  He is buried in Driffield Cemetery

06-Apr

Plt Off

JEFFERY, RALPH ERNEST  (142511)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG413 'C' of No 1663 HCU, which dived into the ground at Hutton Cranswick after the starboard wing broke off during a fighter affiliation sortie.  He is buried in Driffield Cemetery

06-Apr

Sgt

TINCH, PETER ARNAUD  (616470)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG413 'C' of No 1663 HCU, which dived into the ground at Hutton Cranswick after the starboard wing broke off during a fighter affiliation sortie.  He is buried in Driffield Cemetery

06-Apr

Sgt

WARREN, FREDERICK HENSHER  (1315426)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG413 'C' of No 1663 HCU, which dived into the ground at Hutton Cranswick after the starboard wing broke off during a fighter affiliation sortie.  He is buried in Driffield Cemetery

06-Apr

Sgt

TARREN, ROBERT JAMES  (1238778)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG413 'C' of No 1663 HCU, which dived into the ground at Hutton Cranswick after the starboard wing broke off during a fighter affiliation sortie.  He is buried in Finstall (St Godwald) Churchyard

06-Apr

Sgt

LAWRENCE, THOMAS RAYMOND  (591258)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG413 'C' of No 1663 HCU, which dived into the ground at Hutton Cranswick after the starboard wing broke off during a fighter affiliation sortie.  He is buried in Middlesbrough (Acklam) Cemetery

06-Apr

Sgt

SHEPPARD, CHARLES PHILLIP  (1267634)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG413 'C' of No 1663 HCU, which dived into the ground at Hutton Cranswick after the starboard wing broke off during a fighter affiliation sortie.  He is buried in Plumstead Cemetery

06-Apr

Sgt

REES, DAVID JOHN  (1314623)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG413 'C' of No 1663 HCU, which dived into the ground at Hutton Cranswick after the starboard wing broke off during a fighter affiliation sortie.  He is buried in Port Talbot (Goytre) Cemetery

06-Apr

Sgt

BURT, VERNON CLIFFORD  (524215)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG413 'C' of No 1663 HCU, which dived into the ground at Hutton Cranswick after the starboard wing broke off during a fighter affiliation sortie.  He is buried in South Ealing Cemetery

06-Apr

Sgt

O'CONNOR, HAROLD WIDDRINGTON  (1670354)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG413 'C' of No 1663 HCU, which dived into the ground at Hutton Cranswick after the starboard wing broke off during a fighter affiliation sortie.  He is buried in Sunderland (Mere Knolls) Cemetery

06-Apr

Sgt

EDWARDS, JAMES HENRY LLOYD  (1380763)  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, the previous day.  He is buried in Beaufort (St David) Churchyard

06-Apr

Flt Sgt

GORDON, NOEL LESLIE  (408839)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN355 of the ADU, which crashed near Maison Blanche during a ferry flight.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

06-Apr

LAC

McLEAN, JOHN  (850161)  RAF; age: 48

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

07-Apr

Fg Off

WALTER, JOHN CHARLES WILLIAM DFC (112394)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IID, HW651 of No 6 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an anti-tank sweep near Sfax, Tunisia.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery.

07-Apr

Fg Off

CLARK, ALFRED HOWARD MAYHEW  (109112)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IID, KW704 of No 6 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an anti-tank sweep near Sfax, Tunisia.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery.

07-Apr

Flt Sgt

HASTINGS, ERIC VICTOR  (655316)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IID, HV560 of No 6 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an anti-tank sweep near Sfax, Tunisia.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery.

07-Apr

Sgt

WORRALL, FRANK  (1138238)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED662 WS-P of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Mildenhall following a total engine failure during a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Barnsley Cemetery

07-Apr

Plt Off

LELEU, JAMES FREDERICK  (132410)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED662 WS-P of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Mildenhall following a total engine failure during a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard

07-Apr

Sgt

McCOY, ALAN JAMES  (570381)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED662 WS-P of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Mildenhall following a total engine failure during a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard

07-Apr

Sgt

INGRAM, ARTHUR ENGLAND  (1127598)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED662 WS-P of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Mildenhall following a total engine failure during a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Bilton (or Bilton-in-Holderness) (St Peter) Churchyard

07-Apr

Sgt

WELLS, HENRY  (1413221)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED662 WS-P of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Mildenhall following a total engine failure during a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery

07-Apr

Sgt

WALKER, GORDON BOYD  (1551590)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED662 WS-P of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Mildenhall following a total engine failure during a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Mearns Cemetery

07-Apr

Sgt

PAGE, ALFRED HENRY  (1135765)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED662 WS-P of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Mildenhall following a total engine failure during a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Stockton-on-Tees (Oxbridge Lane) Cemetery

07-Apr

Lt

JOHNSON, GEORGE PHILIP RA (228198)  RA; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED662 WS-P of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Mildenhall following a total engine failure during a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in/;or was cremated at  East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium

07-Apr

Fg Off

LAYCOCK, PETER HEATLEY  (129487)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ207 of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Sfax.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery.

07-Apr

Sgt

ATTERTON, ROY ARCHIBALD  (1332727)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ207 of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Sfax.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery.

07-Apr

Fg Off

ITTKIN, ABE  (J/13122)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ207 of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Sfax.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Apr

Sgt

KENYON, ARTHUR  (1029602)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ207 of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Sfax.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Apr

Sgt

O'BRIEN, RONALD JOHN  (1323934)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ207 of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Sfax.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Apr

Sgt

PENNOCK, THOMAS  (1482988)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP567 of No 126 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Pozzallo in Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

07-Apr

Flt Sgt

BEACH, JOHN ALBERT  (926857)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL526 'G' of No 159 Sqn, which failed to return from a flare dropping sortie along the Arakan coast.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Apr

Flt Sgt

GWYNN, THOMAS JAMES  (1281616)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL526 'G' of No 159 Sqn, which failed to return from a flare dropping sortie along the Arakan coast.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Apr

Flt Sgt

PANNELL, STEPHEN FREDERICK  (627985)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL526 'G' of No 159 Sqn, which failed to return from a flare dropping sortie along the Arakan coast.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Apr

Flt Sgt

POWELL, NEIL EDGAR  (403027)  RNZAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL526 'G' of No 159 Sqn, which failed to return from a flare dropping sortie along the Arakan coast.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Apr

Flt Sgt

RICH, CYRIL GUY  (535019)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL526 'G' of No 159 Sqn, which failed to return from a flare dropping sortie along the Arakan coast.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Apr

Fg Off

STEVENSON, JAMES CRIGHTON DFC (64282)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL526 'G' of No 159 Sqn, which failed to return from a flare dropping sortie along the Arakan coast.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Apr

Flt Lt

STRUTHERS, WILLIAM MAXWELL  (J/4784)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL526 'G' of No 159 Sqn, which failed to return from a flare dropping sortie along the Arakan coast.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Apr

Flt Sgt

TASSELL, WILLIAM CHARLES  (1378543)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL526 'G' of No 159 Sqn, which failed to return from a flare dropping sortie along the Arakan coast.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Apr

Flt Sgt

WARDILL, LESLIE ERNEST  (1305419)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator II, AL526 'G' of No 159 Sqn, which failed to return from a flare dropping sortie along the Arakan coast.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

07-Apr

Flt Lt

BROWN, NIGEL STUART HALLY  (72105)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK299 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Apr

Sgt

CAULTON, IVAN  (1454107)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK299 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Apr

Flt Sgt

LANCASTER, ERIC EDWARD  (413617)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK299 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Apr

Sgt

LANKESTER, RONALD  (1239621)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK299 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Apr

Sgt

LEWIS, MALCOLM HAROLD VICTOR  (1315566)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK299 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Apr

Sgt

CORMACEY, RONALD CEDRIC  (1262792)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP538 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Apr

Sgt

FORRESTER, WILLIAM  (1026084)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP538 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Apr

Sgt

HUTT, DONALD  (1033042)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP538 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Apr

Sgt

LARNER, ARTHUR LESLIE  (798603)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP538 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Apr

Sgt

MILLER, JOHN DUNCAN  (1365647)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP538 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Apr

Sgt

TAYLOR, EDWARD GEORGE ASQUITH  (922096)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP538 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Apr

Sgt

GORDON, ARCHIBALD DON  (R/61133)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT699 LQ-G of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off the French coast.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery

07-Apr

Fg Off

EDWARDS, JOHN HARVEY  (J/21216)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT699 LQ-G of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off the French coast.  He is buried in St Martin-de-Re Communal Cemetery

07-Apr

Flt Sgt

JONES, ROBERT JOHN  (R/106431)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT699 LQ-G of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off the French coast.  He is buried in St Martin-de-Re Communal Cemetery

07-Apr

Flt Sgt

ROBERTS, FRANK DUNCAN  (R/119606)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT699 LQ-G of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off the French coast.  He is buried in St Martin-de-Re Communal Cemetery

07-Apr

Flt Sgt

STUART, REGINALD VICTOR  (R/133386)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT699 LQ-G of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off the French coast.  He is buried in St Martin-de-Re Communal Cemetery

07-Apr

Flt Sgt

ANDERSON, FLOYD ROGER WILLIS  (R/98929)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT699 LQ-G of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Apr

Sgt

WALLACE, LIONEL ROBERT  (1333384)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT699 LQ-G of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off the French coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Apr

Plt Off

SWENEY, WILLIAM GEORGE  (411001)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER972 of No 601 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during a scramble from Gabes Main.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Apr

Sgt

DEARMER, ANTHONY  (1251401)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DX114 of No 2 TTU, which ditched in the Firth of Clyde.  He is buried in Greenock Cemetery

07-Apr

Sgt

WARREN, ROBERT EDWARD BUSHELL  (658741)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ680 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed onto the ranges at Inkomo.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

07-Apr

Sgt

HAVRON, EDWIN  (1276189)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AH568 of No 4 (C) OTU, which sank at its moorings in a gale.  He is buried in Beeston and Stapleford (Beeston) Cemetery

07-Apr

Sgt

CAREW, NORMAN KENNETH  (1273307)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AH568 of No 4 (C) OTU, which sank at its moorings in a gale.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Buriel Ground)

07-Apr

Sgt

BURROWS, JOHN WILLIAM  (1315874)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 4 (C) OTU and his body was found on Cromarty beach, having been lost in a gale whilst acting as a plane guard on Sunderland II, W6001.  He is buried in Phillack (St Felicitas) Churchyard

07-Apr

Sgt

MURPHY, ERIC DESMOND  (1267267)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst acting as a plane guard on Sunderland II, W6001 of No 4 (C) OTU, which broke adrift from its moorings in a gale.  He is buried in Ashbourne Cemetery

07-Apr

LAC

QUINN, MICHAEL JOSEPH  (538203)  RAF; age: 24

He was probably killed whilst acting as a plane guard on Sunderland II, W6001 of No 4 (C) OTU, which broke adrift from its moorings in a gale.  He is buried in Burlington (Holy Sepulchre) Cemetery

07-Apr

WO

JONES, LESLIE DAVID  (580204)  RAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst acting as a plane guard on Sunderland II, W6001 of No 4 (C) OTU, which broke adrift from its moorings in a gale.  He is buried in Neath (Ynysymaerdy) Cemetery

07-Apr

Fg Off

DUNFORD, RICHARD JACK  (124945)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst acting as a plane guard on Sunderland II, W6001 of No 4 (C) OTU, which broke adrift from its moorings in a gale.  He is buried in Rosskeen Parish Churchyard Extensions (or Burial Ground)

07-Apr

Sgt

REDFORD, LESLIE HAROLD  (1320434)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst acting as a plane guard on Sunderland II, W6001 of No 4 (C) OTU, which broke adrift from its moorings in a gale.  He is buried in Southwick Cemetery

07-Apr

Sgt

RODGERS, ALAN  (650668)  RAF; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst acting as a plane guard on Sunderland II, W6001 of No 4 (C) OTU, which broke adrift from its moorings in a gale.  He is buried in St Charles de Percy War Cemetery

07-Apr

LAC

DUMMIGAN, FRANCIS WILLIAM  (1501094)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst acting as a plane guard on Sunderland, W6001 of No 4 (C) OTU, which broke adrift from its moorings in a gale.  He is buried in Whitehaven Cemetery

07-Apr

Fg Off

WELTON, JOHN BARRY  (47792)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V6078 of No 42 OTU, which flew into trees near Matlock as it descended through cloud on a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Claygate (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

07-Apr

Corporal

NAGENGAST (NAGEN), Walerian Stanislaw (P.792684)  PAF; age: 23

He was serving at Komendy Uzupelnien at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery

07-Apr

Cpl

CARLTON, NORMAN DOUGLAS  (1262795)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving in the UK and was probably killed along with his wife during a 'Tip and Run' raid on the Isle of Wight.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent

07-Apr

WO

MARTIN, PHILLIP HENRY  (342514)  RAF; age: 42

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Durham S E.  He is buried in Sedgefield New Cemetery

07-Apr

AC2

KILMINSTER, RAYMOND ARTHUR  (934057)  RAFVR; age: 32

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 Pontypool (Panteg) Cemetery

07-Apr

LACW

ROGERS, MARY JOYCE  (431241)  WAAF; 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 Norwich Outer.  She is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery

07-Apr

AC1

MARTIN, WILLIAM HENRY  (852819)  AuxAF; age: 41

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 Surrey M E.  He is buried in Spondon Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

HALL, JAMES  (1527292)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF359 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which crashed on the west bank of the Rhine during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

WILLIAMS, IVOR WYN  (1504193)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF359 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which crashed on the west bank of the Rhine during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

BRAGG, WILFRED SPENCER  (621785)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF359 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which crashed on the west bank of the Rhine during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Plt Off

GURR, ANTHONY JOHN  (143231)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF359 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which crashed on the west bank of the Rhine during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

KIMBER, JOHN EVAN SAMUEL  (1290705)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF359 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which crashed on the west bank of the Rhine during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

LAMBERT, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1339473)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF359 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which crashed on the west bank of the Rhine during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

LUTWYCHE, PERCY  (1235760)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF359 LS-B of No 15 Sqn, which crashed on the west bank of the Rhine during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

WHEATLAND, GERALD HENRY  (1338437)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD747 of No 25 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Airmyn near Goole during a night flight.  He is buried in Heston (St Leonard) Churchyard

08-Apr

Flt Sgt

PROCUREUR, TERENCE EMILE  (1294007)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD747 of No 25 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Airmyn near Goole during a night flight.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

ASBURY, REGINALD ARTHUR  (1241805)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED351 KM-Y of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Flt Sgt

HAINES, IVAN CHARLES  (1257965)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED351 KM-Y of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

PRINCE, RALPH GREGORY  (1218594)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED351 KM-Y of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

RICHARDSON, STANLEY  (949104)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED351 KM-Y of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

WO II

STRANDBERG, EDWIN  (R/134019)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED351 KM-Y of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

WARD, FRANK GLENISTER  (1020872)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED351 KM-Y of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

YEO, LOUIS JOHN  (1314128)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED351 KM-Y of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

CHATTERTON, HAIGH  (1576209)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED590 EA-L of No 49 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Fg Off

LAPPING, JAMES BALAM  (47652)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED590 EA-L of No 49 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Fg Off

MUNRO, ALEXANDER LYON  (125353)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED590 EA-L of No 49 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

PRING, GEORGE STANLEY  (656957)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED590 EA-L of No 49 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Plt Off

ROLLINS, JAMES LESLIE  (407036)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED590 EA-L of No 49 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Fg Off

SOUTHERN, DEREK JOHN NIGEL  (107910)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED590 EA-L of No 49 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

TILEY, CHARLES JOHN  (578008)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED590 EA-L of No 49 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Flt Sgt

APPLETON, JOHN  (1101248)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1236 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Sgt

ARMSTRONG, JOHN DOUGLAS  (1014935)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1236 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Fg Off

ELLIOTT, MAURICE ALEC STANLEY  (117489)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1236 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Fg Off

HOUSTON, ALEXANDER MILLAR  (121569)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1236 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Plt Off

JOHNSTON, REGINALD RENOUF  (141803)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1236 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Sgt

MATTHEWS, REGINALD JOHN  (1187176)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1236 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Fg Off

ROGERS, HAROLD HUMPHREY  (113484)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1236 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Flt Sgt

WAGSTAFF, THOMAS KENNETH  (655937)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1236 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Sgt

CHAPPELL, STANLEY FREDERICK WALTER  (625153)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED568 'T' of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

GRIMSHAW, CYRIL JAMES  (649407)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED568 'T' of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

JENKINSON, HARRY  (1025847)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED568 'T' of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

KNOWLES, MAURICE HENRY  (1575223)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED568 'T' of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sqn Ldr

McKINNON, JOHN ARNOTT  (J/4965)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED568 'T' of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

MONTIGUE, RICHARD JAMES BRUCE  (1331520)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED568 'T' of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

SWEETLOVE, RONALD SPENCER  (1029829)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED568 'T' of No 100 Sqn, which crashed near Monchengladbach during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Fg Off

McKENNA, CHARLES DANIEL  (J/6665)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ430 of No 109 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Wyton as it set out to raid Duisburg.  He is buried in Altrincham Bowdon and Hale (Altrincham) Cemetery

08-Apr

Fg Off

WALKER, JOHN  (117425)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ430 of No 109 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Wyton as it set out to raid Duisburg.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery

08-Apr

Plt Off

FERGUSON, NOEL  (404716)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED622 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Flt Sgt

FLETT, RODERICK HENRY  (403691)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED622 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Flt Sgt

GRACE, JAMES PEARCE MASSEY  (404582)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED622 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

JACKSON, ALBERT JAMES  (1322187)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED622 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

STOPFORD, NEWMAN G.  (656400)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED622 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

WHITE, STANLEY MUSGRAVE  (15319)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED622 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Flt Sgt

YOUNGER, ROBERT GRAHAM  (401344)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED622 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Cologne during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Fg Off

MOON, NOEL JOHN  (411926)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB179 'F' of No 179 Sqn, which drowned when the aircraft ditched whilst at the start of a convoy escort following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Apr

Cpl

WEEDON, ALBERT CHARLES HENRY  (856015)  AuxAF; age: 35

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

08-Apr

Sgt

DAVIDSON, THOMAS RAYMOND  (1385043)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF502 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Sgt

EGGLETON, DENNIS LOUIS NOKE  (576406)  RAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF502 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Sgt

FORREST, JAMES  (656323)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF502 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Sgt

GUEST, DONALD CHARLES LIONEL  (1122799)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF502 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Sgt

RIDGE, ARTHUR  (1056063)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF502 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Sgt

TAIT, JOHN ROBERT  (1151777)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF502 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Plt Off

TOMKINS, DOUGLAS ARTHUR SYDNEY  (143676)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF502 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Fg Off

DOWNES, RONALD FREDERICK  (130311)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL818 of No 235 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Flt Sgt

WALKER, DONALD FOSTER  (409259)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL818 of No 235 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Fg Off

HOWARD, JOHN ROBERT  (115262)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in AG386, Mustang I of No 268 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Bagrennan in bad weather.  He was cremated at  Birmingham (Perry Bar) Crematorium.

08-Apr

Sgt

KNIAZYCKI, Tadeusz Wladyslaw Zbigniew (P.780782)  PAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HE148 BH-T of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in

08-Apr

Sgt

MARCZUK, Wladyslaw (P.794308)  PAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HE148 BH-T of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in

08-Apr

Fg Off

TOMICKI, Stefan (P.1916)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HE148 BH-T of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in

08-Apr

Plt Off

RUDEK, Jan (P.2021)  PAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HE148 BH-T of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

SLUSARSKI, Stanislaw (P.792051)  PAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HE148 BH-T of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

STEPIEN, Stanislaw (P.792832)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HE148 BH-T of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

08-Apr

Flt Sgt

COX, ARTHUR DFM (952028)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR809 LQ-X of No 405 Sqn, which a/c not lost until June.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

AMOS, REGINALD JOHN  (1330644)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB327 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Bochum during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

GODBOLD, KENNETH HERBERT  (655464)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB327 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Bochum during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Fg Off

HICKEY, ARTHUR REGINALD  (J/22556)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB327 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Bochum during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

IRELAND, PERCY JOHN  (R/107044)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB327 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Bochum during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

MORRIS, JOHN HUBERT  (R/125703)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB327 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Bochum during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Flt Sgt

WAY, DELMAR CYRIL  (R/92992)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB327 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Bochum during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

WO II

BEMI, FREDERICK  (R/74917)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MS479 of No 420 Sqn, which crashed near Essen during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

WO II

EVANS, DAVID FINLAY  (R/95730)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MS479 of No 420 Sqn, which crashed near Essen during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Plt Off

MacDONALD, KENNETH WATSON  (J/16935)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MS479 of No 420 Sqn, which crashed near Essen during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

WO II

RISPIN, RONALD GEORGE  (R/86912)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MS479 of No 420 Sqn, which crashed near Essen during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Plt Off

WALKINSHAW, WILLIAM ALEXANDER  (J/16151)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MS479 of No 420 Sqn, which crashed near Essen during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Fg Off

COOK, RUSSEL GORDON  (J/10020)  RCAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE592 KW-Q of No 425 Sqn, which crashed near Venlo during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

08-Apr

WO II

BURKE, CUTHBERT WORCESTER GRAHAM  (R/95765)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE592 KW-Q of No 425 Sqn, which crashed near Venlo during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

08-Apr

Plt Off

SCHULZ, OLIVIER EDOUARD EMILE  (J/19312)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE592 KW-Q of No 425 Sqn, which crashed near Venlo during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

08-Apr

WO II

SMITH, JAMES FRANCIS  (R/94963)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE592 KW-Q of No 425 Sqn, which crashed near Venlo during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

SMITH, PAUL ANTHONY  (1219354)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE592 KW-Q of No 425 Sqn, which crashed near Venlo during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

BERTRAND, LORENZO  (1050195)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE239 of No 428 Sqn, when his rear turret was took a direct hit from flak over Duisberg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

08-Apr

Sgt

BALL, JOHN HOWARD  (408949)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4785 UV-J of No 460 Sqn, which crashed on the north bank of the Rhur during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

DOBSON, GEORGE GRANVILLE  (1090929)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4785 UV-J of No 460 Sqn, which crashed on the north bank of the Rhur during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

FRAMPTON, CHARLES EDWARD JAMES  (658374)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4785 UV-J of No 460 Sqn, which crashed on the north bank of the Rhur during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Flt Sgt

GARVEN, ARTHUR ANDERSON  (403806)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4785 UV-J of No 460 Sqn, which crashed on the north bank of the Rhur during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

GRAY, DEREK MILNER  (1330750)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4785 UV-J of No 460 Sqn, which crashed on the north bank of the Rhur during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

LANGLEY, WILLIAM CORNER  (1261372)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4785 UV-J of No 460 Sqn, which crashed on the north bank of the Rhur during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

MORDECAI, DAVID GWYNNE  (1025415)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4785 UV-J of No 460 Sqn, which crashed on the north bank of the Rhur during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

CHALMERS, JOHN GEOFFREY  (1321621)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE155 HD-H of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

WO II

CROWE, LEO RALPH  (R/107739)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE155 HD-H of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Plt Off

KNEESHAW, ARTHUR CLIFFORD  (142881)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE155 HD-H of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Sgt

PENNYCORD, ALBERT DOUGLAS  (1187020)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE155 HD-H of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Plt Off

WOOD, SIDNEY MIDGLEY  (143087)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE155 HD-H of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

ACW2

AUSTIN, PHYLLIS  (2135303)  WAAF; age: 19

He was serving with No 467 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Leeds.  She is buried in Bramley Baptist Chapelyard

08-Apr

Fg Off

YATES, JAMES COWPE  (122429)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EE616 of No 602 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Rodeo to Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Apr

Sgt

JOYES, HORACE NORMAN  (1375313)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK604 of No 608 Sqn, which flew into the ground and burst into flames on taking off from Tafaraoui.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

FOX, CECIL ROBERT  (1181066)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK604 of No 608 Sqn, which flew into the ground and burst into flames on taking off from Tafaraoui.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

WAITE, RALPH ERNEST  (1187342)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK604 of No 608 Sqn, which flew into the ground and burst into flames on taking off from Tafaraoui.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

WEBB, HAROLD GEORGE  (1191575)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK604 of No 608 Sqn, which flew into the ground and burst into flames on taking off from Tafaraoui.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

LEMMERICK, JOHN ALBERT  (R/123711)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AB665 of No 14 (P) AFU, which collided with Lancaster, L7545 near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension

08-Apr

Sgt

MOORS, ARTHUR ANTHONY  (R/119562)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AB665 of No 14 (P) AFU, which collided with Lancaster, L7545 of No 1654 HCU near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension

08-Apr

Sgt

WALLACE, JOHN  (1030121)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7545 UG-S of No 1654 HCU, which collided with Oxford, AB665 of No 14 (P) AFU near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.  He is buried in Amble West Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

MARTIN, DOUGLAS GEORGE GORDON  (1810891)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7545 UG-S of No 1654 HCU, which collided with Oxford, AB665 of No 14 (P) AFU near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.  He is buried in Bexley (St Mary) Church Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

BAILEY, THOMAS  (1412311)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7545 UG-S of No 1654 HCU, which collided with Oxford, AB665 of No 14 (P) AFU near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.  He is buried in Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery

08-Apr

Plt Off

WOLTON, JAMES HERBERT  (143996)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7545 UG-S of No 1654 HCU, which collided with Oxford, AB665 of No 14 (P) AFU near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.  He is buried in Broomfield (St Mary) Churchyard

08-Apr

Sgt

PILGRIM, BRIAN GORDON  (1388935)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7545 UG-S of No 1654 HCU, which collided with Oxford, AB665 of No 14 (P) AFU near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension

08-Apr

Sgt

WALKER, GEORGE FREDERICK MAURICE  (566666)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7545 UG-S of No 1654 HCU, which collided with Oxford, AB665 of No 14 (P) AFU near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.  He is buried in Cottesmore (St Nicholas) Churchyard Extension

08-Apr

Sgt

DAVISON, ROBERT FAIRBAIRN  (1123089)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7545 UG-S of No 1654 HCU, which collided with Oxford, AB665 of No 14 (P) AFU near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.  He is buried in Felton Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

UPPERTON, LESLIE RAYMOND  (1318579)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7545 UG-S of No 1654 HCU, which collided with Oxford, AB665 of No 14 (P) AFU near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery

08-Apr

Flt Lt

MARSDEN, BERTRAM JOSEPH  (89296)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was probably killed whilst flying in Harvard I, N7126,  of No 20 SFTS, which crashed and burst into flames.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

08-Apr

Sgt

RAYNER, GEORGE  (1335454)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Harvard I, N7126,  of No 20 SFTS, which crashed and burst into flames.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

08-Apr

LAC

SPEIRS, WILLIAM CHARLES  (1561238)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 3 BFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Miami (Grand Army of the Republic) Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

HULME, REGINALD  (952518)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Hotspur II, BT989 of No 3 GTS, which ballooned on landing, stalled and crashed.  He is buried in Milnrow (St James) Churchyard

08-Apr

Fg Off

MAY, JACK RAYMOND  (48875)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, W1754 of No 31 GRS, which .  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

08-Apr

Sgt

SIMMONDS, HOWARD ROLLESTON  (1391480)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, W1754 of No 31 GRS, which .  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

08-Apr

LAC

WEBB, FRANK ARCHER  (1262019)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, W1754 of No 31 GRS, which .  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

08-Apr

Fg Off

WRIGHT, PETER STANLEY  (151560)  RAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, W1754 of No 31 GRS, which .  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

08-Apr

LAC

DAVISON, GEORGE  (1323845)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 4 BFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Mesa City Cemetery

08-Apr

Fg Off

CHAPMAN, HERBERT JAMES MARRIOTT  (414588)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD886 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed at Longford Lodge near Belfast after entering a flat spin following an engine failure.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery

08-Apr

Fg Off

STRACHAN, JAMES SHERMAN  (391122)  RNZAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD886 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed at Longford Lodge near Belfast after entering a flat spin following an engine failure.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

CASSERLEY, NORMAN JAMES  (415515)  RNZAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD886 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed at Longford Lodge near Belfast after entering a flat spin following an engine failure.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery

08-Apr

Fg Off

WYTKIN, MERLE NOEL  (416036)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD886 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed at Longford Lodge near Belfast after entering a flat spin following an engine failure.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

MOTBY, HAROLD  (657927)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG361 of No 5 AOS, which crashed on Lord's Seat near Keswick in the Lake District.  He is buried in Bury (St Paul) Churchyard, Lancashire

08-Apr

Fg Off

DUFF, ROBERT ALEXANDER  (J/21885)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG361 of No 5 AOS, which crashed on Lord's Seat near Keswick in the Lake District.  He is buried in Haverigg (St Luke) Churchyard, Millom

08-Apr

Plt Off

FINBOW, MAURICE HERBERT  (J/14740)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG361 of No 5 AOS, which crashed on Lord's Seat near Keswick in the Lake District.  He is buried in Haverigg (St Luke) Churchyard, Millom

08-Apr

Sgt

COONEY, JAMES  (934034)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG361 of No 5 AOS, which crashed on Lord's Seat near Keswick in the Lake District.  He is buried in Whitechurch Church of Ireland Churchyard, County Wexford

08-Apr

Sgt

BERRY, RODNEY  (958191)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIB, P8529 of No 58 OTU, which dived into the ground near Slamannan in Stirlingshire.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

08-Apr

Flt Sgt

MOODY, PAUL HUART ROWLAND  (758126)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8429 of No 61 OTU, which dived into the ground following a collision with P7921 of the same unit during a formation practice.  He was cremated at  Southampton Crematorium

08-Apr

Fg Off

HARRISON-BROADLEY, JOHN HENRY WILLIAM  (60211)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving at RAF Atcham at the time of his death but he may have died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford as his death is registered in Wenlock.  He is buried in Brathay (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

08-Apr

WO

SNOWDEN, ROBERT WILLIAM  (355725)  RAF; age: 41

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 Penarth Cemetery

08-Apr

Sgt

BOYD-CLARK, JOHN BARTRAM  (778920)  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 Northallerton.  He is buried in Northallerton Cemetery

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