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Casualties - 9 - 10 April 1943


09-Apr

Sgt

BOARDMAN, GERALD MORTIMER  (1495951)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9199 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Plt Off

DE MEILLAC, GUY MAURICE MARIE LEGARRIGUE  (139579)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9199 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

GALE, GEORGE CLAREMONT  (R/107927)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9199 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Sgt

HAMILTON-FOX, ROBERT SYDNEY  (1270391)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9199 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Fg Off

JACKSON, ALAN HAMILTON  (J/11217)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9199 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Fg Off

STEWART, LEONARD JAMES  (J/9196)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9199 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Sgt

WALTERS, VIVIAN  (1377506)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9199 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Sgt

WILSON, RALPH  (1302847)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9199 MG-F of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Sgt

BENNING, RONALD DOUGLAS  (1531878)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED806 WS-L of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

COULTHARD, ALAN MAXWELL  (1147868)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED806 WS-L of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

09-Apr

Fg Off

HESKETH, ERIC  (124703)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED806 WS-L of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

HUGHES, THOMAS  (1368747)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED806 WS-L of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

MACTIER, DAVID HENRY  (1365036)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED806 WS-L of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

09-Apr

Fg Off

PARAMORE, ARTHUR FREDERICK  (127031)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED806 WS-L of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

WOOD, RONALD DOUGLAS  (655224)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED806 WS-L of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

09-Apr

Fg Off

BRIERLEY, ALAN  (108165)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BB174 of No 13 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained in a heavy landing two day previously.  He is buried in La Reunion War Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

DIXON, STANLEY  (1120687)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5898 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

NASH, LESLIE JOHN  (1334122)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5898 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

09-Apr

Fg Off

SALT, JOHN HAMILTON  (125986)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5898 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

09-Apr

Plt Off

SMITH, WILLIAM  (144291)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5898 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

09-Apr

Sqn Ldr

BACHMANN, JACK HENRY  (76568)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN476 of No 67 Sqn, which was shot down near Chittagong by Ki 43s.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

09-Apr

Fg Off

CHRISTIANSEN, WILLIAM  (40964)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HV976 of No 67 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters whilst climbing to intercept a raid.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

09-Apr

Sgt

CURTIS, STANLEY ARTHUR  (1386838)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK770 AA-L of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Diss in Norfolk on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Newmarket Cemetery

09-Apr

WO II

MOFFATT, BERTRAM AUGUSTUS  (R/80237)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK770 AA-L of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Diss in Norfolk on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Newmarket Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

REDDICLIFFE, FRANCIS HENRY  (1030797)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK770 AA-L of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Diss in Norfolk on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Newmarket Cemetery

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

STUART, PHILLIP GORDON  (R/93568)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK770 AA-L of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Diss in Norfolk on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Newmarket Cemetery

09-Apr

WO

WALSH, JOHN ARTHUR ERNEST  (401294)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK770 AA-L of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Diss in Norfolk on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Newmarket Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

SCUDDER, JOHN WILLIAM  (1291875)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK770 AA-L of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Diss in Norfolk on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

WORTHINGTON, JACK HERBERT  (574819)  RAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK770 AA-L of No 75 Sqn, which crashed near Diss in Norfolk on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Worthing (Durrington) Cemetery

09-Apr

Flt Lt

BALLEY, JULIEN WILLIAM NOEL  (122321)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB847 KM-V of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down over France by a night fighter on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

CROSSLAND, TOM  (1580165)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB847 KM-V of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down over France by a night fighter on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

GREENE, PETER ALEXANDER  (1109116)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB847 KM-V of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down over France by a night fighter on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

HEDICKER, RONALD WALTER  (1318167)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB847 KM-V of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down over France by a night fighter on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

McSTAY, THOMAS SMITH  (1375108)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB847 KM-V of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down over France by a night fighter on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

SAMSON, LOUIS FREDERICK  (415186)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB847 KM-V of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down over France by a night fighter on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

WOODLEY, JAMES WILLIAM ROBERT HENRY  (1211129)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB847 KM-V of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down over France by a night fighter on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Creil Communal Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

BIRD, THOMAS ARTHUR  (1337140)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED608 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which crashed after being hit by flak over the target area on a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

RILEY, JOHN RICHMOND  (415182)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED608 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which crashed after being hit by flak over the target area on a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

BENNETT, MICHAEL JOHN  (957663)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED618 SR-X -Bar of No 101 Sqn, which exploded over Holland after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Doornspijk General Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

GOULD, D'ARCY  (1255195)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED618 SR-X -Bar of No 101 Sqn, which exploded over Holland after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Doornspijk General Cemetery

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

GRUNDY, STANLEY  (626664)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED618 SR-X -Bar of No 101 Sqn, which exploded over Holland after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Doornspijk General Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

HENCE, JOHN  (632926)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED618 SR-X -Bar of No 101 Sqn, which exploded over Holland after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Doornspijk General Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

O'BRIEN, WILLIAM DAVID GEORGE  (1323095)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED618 SR-X -Bar of No 101 Sqn, which exploded over Holland after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Doornspijk General Cemetery

09-Apr

Fg Off

RITCHIE, NORMAN JAMES  (412843)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED618 SR-X -Bar of No 101 Sqn, which exploded over Holland after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Doornspijk General Cemetery

09-Apr

WO

STEELE, JOHN DAVID  (R/94702)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED618 SR-X -Bar of No 101 Sqn, which exploded over Holland after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Doornspijk General Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

SMITH, FRANCIS ANDREW  (1380953)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4156 of No 106 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

CORDERY, SIDNEY  (570212)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4156 of No 106 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

HARVEY, WILFRED GERALD  (1314276)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4156 of No 106 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

HEMUS, LESLIE JAMES  (1232887)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4156 of No 106 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Apr

Plt Off

IRVINE, JOHN LAWRENCE  (144005)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4156 of No 106 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

LIMBRICK, FREDERICK WILLIAM GEORGE  (408725)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4156 of No 106 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

TATE, LAWRENCE JAMES  (1575776)  RAFVR; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4156 of No 106 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

SMITH, JOHN WALTER  (416021)  RNZAF; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF795 'C' of No 142 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames during an attack on enemy troops and MT near Enfidaville.  He is buried in Massicault War Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

LONG, FREDERICK  (1530449)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF795 'C' of No 142 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames during an attack on enemy troops and MT near Enfidaville.  He is buried in Massicault War Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

SANDERSON, PETER WILLIAM BOUQUET  (1386388)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF795 'C' of No 142 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames during an attack on enemy troops and MT near Enfidaville.  He is buried in Massicault War Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

SHERWOOD, GEORGE ARTHUR  (1337809)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF795 'C' of No 142 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames during an attack on enemy troops and MT near Enfidaville.  He is buried in Massicault War Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

WILLIAMS, NORMAN HARRY  (1231774)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF795 'C' of No 142 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames during an attack on enemy troops and MT near Enfidaville.  He is buried in Massicault War Cemetery

09-Apr

Fg Off

HARDY, JOHN EDWARD  (J/22551)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE658 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Essen during a raid on Duisburg as the result of severe icing.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Apr

Fg Off

MORGAN, DOUGLAS HENRY WAIN  (124467)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE658 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Essen during a raid on Duisburg as the result of severe icing.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

MYERSCOUGH, WILLIAM  (1148269)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE658 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Essen during a raid on Duisburg as the result of severe icing.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

DIXON, WALTER ALEXANDER  (R/109932)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN424 of No 195 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a railway signal near Burscough whilst low flying.  He is buried in Formby (St Peter) Churchyard

09-Apr

Sgt

GREEN, JAMES WILLIAM  (1310815)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE495 EX-L of No 199 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

09-Apr

WO II

PAQUIN, JOSEPH HECTOR  (R/90548)  RCAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE495 EX-L of No 199 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Sgt

PINCHIN, KENNETH ALBERT  (1313873)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE495 EX-L of No 199 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Plt Off

TOWNSEND, LESLIE ROBERT  (J/16397)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE495 EX-L of No 199 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Fg Off

WHEEKER, LIONEL COTTRELL  (120231)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE495 EX-L of No 199 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Sgt

BISHOP, ROY  (1312303)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED554 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

DAMPIER, RONALD ERIC ARTHUR  (1156717)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED554 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

09-Apr

WO II

HEALEY, HAROLD ARTHUR  (R/96161)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED554 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

KLEYNHANS, CORNELIUS WILLIAM  (778837)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED554 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

LEWIS, ARTHUR RUPERT  (1193204)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED554 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

WHITAKER, DENIS EDWARD  (570495)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED554 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

WHITEHOUSE, WILLIAM LESLIE  (636622)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED554 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

09-Apr

WO II

YAHOLNITSKY, WALTER LADISLO  (R/101915)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, BR131 of No 249 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep off Cape Scalamri.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

09-Apr

Lt

GRAMONT, COUNT G A A FFAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ324 of No 342 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Great Massingham during a training sortie.  He is buried in Fakenham (Queens Road) Cemetery

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

OBRART, ERNEST  (1380519)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 349 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in N'Djamena (Farcha) Cemetery

09-Apr

Fg Off

BAKER, HENRY DOUGLAS  (J/15823)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8325 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Melun.  He is buried in St Andre-de-l'Eure Communal Cemetery

09-Apr

Fg Off

McKAY, DONALD JAMES  (J/18749)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8325 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Melun.  He is buried in St Andre-de-l'Eure Communal Cemetery

09-Apr

Sqn Ldr

VENABLES, HUGH DRUMMOND  (106029)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8325 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Melun.  He is buried in St Andre-de-l'Eure Communal Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

BLAKELEY, GEORGE  (1287439)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving with No 418 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

ALLSOPP, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (408558)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED521 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

DODGSHUN, JOHN HENRY  (400698)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED521 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

FORREST, JAMES LOWRIE  (401688)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED521 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Sgt

HOOFE, MARK  (982209)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED521 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

JONES, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (650318)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED521 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Plt Off

MACDONALD, DONALD IAN  (405593)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED521 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Sgt

MEADOWS, ALLAN KEITH  (8939)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED521 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Sgt

McALLISTER, JOHN  (1052442)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT258 or P1189 of No 489 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Sgt

SMITH, GEOFFREY HARCOURT  (1575324)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT258 or P1189 of No 489 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Fg Off

WALPOLE, SYDNEY HERBERT  (120137)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT258 or P1189 of No 489 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Fg Off

WHEELER, DENIS WALTON  (121416)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT258 or P1189 of No 489 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

DOUGLAS, WALLACE JOHN  (403618)  RNZAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT258 'T' of No 489 Sqn, which dived into the sea from a steep climb after releasing its torpedo against an enemy vessel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Fg Off

LATTA, SELWYN  (41339)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT258 'T' of No 489 Sqn, which dived into the sea from a steep climb after releasing its torpedo against an enemy vessel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

McDONALD, ANDREW BASIL  (R/111934)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1189 of No 489 Sqn, which ditched off Trondheim after being hit by fire from an Arado Ar 196.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Apr

Fg Off

SELTHUN, LEO NORMAN  (J/11122)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1189 of No 489 Sqn, which ditched off Trondheim after being hit by fire from an Arado Ar 197.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

OLIVER, RICHARD FRANK  (564927)  RAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KX408/Lysander II, L4768 of No 1 SLAIS/55 OTU, which both crashed in forced landing, first near Leitholm, Berwick, second near Annan.  He is buried in Whalley (St Mary) Churchyard

09-Apr

Sgt

FARNSWORTH, RONALD  (578225)  RAF; age: 19

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR379 of No 111 OTU, which ditched in the sea off New Providence in the Bahamas.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial

09-Apr

Sgt

NICOLL, JAMES VIVIAN KENEALY  (655204)  RAF; age: 25

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JG887 of No 136 MU, which dived into the ground near Berka Main during an air test.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

09-Apr

WO I

PHELPS, JOHN SWINBANK  (R/80093)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, EV339 of No 2 ADU, which disappeared on a delivery flight from Ismailia to Mersa Matruh on 4 Apr 1943.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Apr

Sgt

GOVER, KENNETH LEWIS  (657938)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, X6555 of No 36 SFTS, which dived into the ground after stalling in a turm at Innisfail landing ground.  He is buried in Red Deer Cemetery

09-Apr

LAC

SMITH, CYRIL WOODYEAR  (1394906)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, X6555 of No 36 SFTS, which dived into the ground after stalling in a turn at Innisfail landing ground.  He is buried in Red Deer Cemetery

09-Apr

Sgt

ROSS, THEO GILSON  (420277)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, N3196 of No 57 OTU, which flew into rising ground at Whittonstall in Northumberland.  He is buried in Stamfordham (St Mary) Churchyard.

09-Apr

Plt Off

NEVE DE MEVERGNIES, MICHEL PAUL BENOIT LOUIS  (1299972)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIB, P8528 of No 57 OTU, which crashed near Longhorsley after colliding with power cables whilst low flying.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register

09-Apr

Flt Sgt

HOWARD, ARTHUR HENRY  (1267478)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3600 of No 71 OTU, which spun into the ground near Carthago.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery

09-Apr

Fg Off

THOMAS, GORDON GRIFFITH  (403999)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7678 of the CGS, which dived into the ground near Wisbech whilst practicing stern attacks on a Wellington.  He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard

09-Apr

Flt Lt

SMIERZCHALSKI, Waclaw (P.1322)  PAF; age: 43

He was serving at the P.S.P. at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Perth (Wellshill) Cemetery

09-Apr

AC1

BALE, THOMAS  (1144479)  RAFVR; age: 35

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

09-Apr

AC1

BLOWS, VICTOR ARTHUR  (1448958)  RAF; age: 37

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 Greenwich.  He is buried in Bexley Heath Cemetery

09-Apr

LAC

PAYNE, CLIFFORD HAROLD JAMES  (1410042)  RAFVR; age: 20

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 Louth.  He is buried in North Cotes (St Nicholas) Churchyard

09-Apr

LAC

WILSON, HERBERT JOHN  (1266051)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was serving at RAF Syerston and died at Newark Hospital from a subarachnoid haemorrhage caused by a burst aneurysm.  He is buried in Romford Cemetery.

09-Apr

LAC

McINTYRE, JAMES  (1147654)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with the TFU and was killed when he walked into the propeller of Wellington, W5389 at RAF Defford.  He is buried in Sheffield (Tinsley Park) Cemetery

10-Apr

Fg Off

THWAITES, DONALD ERIC  (124555)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG486 of No 4 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Burwell in Cambridgeshire.  He is buried in Chardstock (All Saints) Churchyard

10-Apr

Sgt

BARKER, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (1377348)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED502 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Oudewater Protestant Cemetery

10-Apr

Fg Off

BIRD, NEWTON  (80369)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED502 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Oudewater Protestant Cemetery

10-Apr

Fg Off

GIBBINGS, GRAHAM JOHN  (80374)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED502 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Oudewater Protestant Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

JAKEWAY, WILLIAM ROY  (1320164)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED502 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Oudewater Protestant Cemetery

10-Apr

Fg Off

ROBERTSON, HECTOR  (116210)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED502 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Oudewater Protestant Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

TUTT, NORMAN PERCY  (812184)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED502 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Oudewater Protestant Cemetery

10-Apr

WO

WHITE, ARTHUR MILES  (402918)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED502 WS-V of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Oudewater Protestant Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

ARGENT, SIDNEY JOHN  (1293850)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED566 WS-J of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

Sgt

BYSOUTH, DENNIS NORMAN  (1385599)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED566 WS-J of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

Sgt

HOBBS, ARTHUR ROY  (1383998)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED566 WS-J of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

WO II

HUETHER, HAROLD LOGAN  (R/131974)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED566 WS-J of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

WO II

REID, WILLIAM JOHN  (R/92794)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED566 WS-J of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

Sgt

THOMAS, RICHARD HENRY  (647506)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED566 WS-J of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

Sgt

DIX, ALFRED BENJAMIN  (655788)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DE112 of No 47 Sqn, which spun into the ground and explode on take-off from Misurata.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

10-Apr

Plt Off

BARBER, HUBERT KNIGHT  (J/17241)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DE112 of No 47 Sqn, which spun into the ground and explode on take-off from Misurata.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

BLANCHARD, ERNEST STEPHEN  (1194928)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DE112 of No 47 Sqn, which spun into the ground and explode on take-off from Misurata.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

DREW, ALEC BENJAMIN  (1169656)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DE112 of No 47 Sqn, which spun into the ground and explode on take-off from Misurata.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

10-Apr

Plt Off

BIRKS, RICHARD SALISBURY  (J/17309)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R8799 of No 56 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Rhubarb near the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

Sgt

HOWELL, RICHARD HERBERT  (1389535)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED724 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which he was killed when the aircraft was attacked by a night fighter over Holland.  He is buried in Watton (St Mary) Churchyard

10-Apr

Plt Off

BEER, ALLAN JOHN  (403896)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3429 of No 118 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Rhubarb near Zand (see photo below).  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

Wrekage of W3429

Photo courtesy Thijs Marees

10-Apr

Flt Sgt

GUNN, WILLIAM REGINALD SYDNEY  (636697)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, X7680 of No 141 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from the ships it was attacking during an Instep patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

Fg Off

SHIRLEY, JOHN NELSON  (120606)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, X7680 of No 141 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from the ships it was attacking during an Instep patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

Flt Sgt

BURWELL, ADRIAN JAMES  (R/95646)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF800 of No 142 Sqn, which was brought down over the target, Decimomannu airfield.  He is buried in Cagliari (St Michele) Communal Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

RABY, ERIC ALBERT  (1334028)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF800 of No 142 Sqn, which was brought down over the target, Decimomannu airfield.  He is buried in Cagliari (St Michele) Communal Cemetery

10-Apr

Flt Sgt

CAMPBELL, JEFFREY WILLIAM  (413959)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF800 of No 142 Sqn, which was brought down over the target, Decimomannu airfield.  He is buried in Cagliari (St Michele) Communal Cemetery

10-Apr

Flt Sgt

LARCOMBE, WILLIAM JOSEPH  (16724)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF800 of No 142 Sqn, which was brought down over the target, Decimomannu airfield.  He is buried in Cagliari (St Michele) Communal Cemetery

10-Apr

Flt Sgt

LAY, MAURICE FREDERICK  (401974)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF800 of No 142 Sqn, which was brought down over the target, Decimomannu airfield.  He is buried in Cagliari (St Michele) Communal Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

CLENNELL, DENNIS HERBERT  (1332518)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN309 'W' of No 197 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Rhubarb near Aire.  He is buried in St Sever-Calvados Communal Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

DOUGLAS, JOHN  (1340556)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX727 of No 221 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an armed recce off the Italian coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Apr

Fg Off

FENNAH, DONALD CLEMENT  (J/10989)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX727 of No 221 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an armed recce off the Italian coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Apr

Flt Sgt

HORNUNG, WALTER  (405275)  RNZAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX727 of No 221 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an armed recce off the Italian coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Apr

WO II

MAYBERRY, RONALD MAXFORD  (R/92519)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX727 of No 221 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an armed recce off the Italian coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Apr

WO

MILNER, ALBERT JAMES  (404083)  RNZAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX727 of No 221 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an armed recce off the Italian coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Apr

Sgt

WRIGHT, JACK  (1381461)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX727 of No 221 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an armed recce off the Italian coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Apr

Fg Off

BLACKSHAW, GWYNNE LEWIS  (121267)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 225 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

10-Apr

Plt Off

DOCKRILL, JOSEPH FREDERICK  (J/16973)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER888 of No 242 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Tindley.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Apr

WO

HOXLEY, WILLIAM J. H.  (16803)  RAF; age: 54

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL372 of No 332 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing at Little Waltham in Essex.  He is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery

10-Apr

Fg Off

BULL, ROLAND MONTGOMERY  (J/8604)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ743 of No 410 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a tree whilst attacking a train in Ijlist station during a Dawn Ranger.  He is buried in Ijlst General Cemetery

10-Apr

Fg Off

LEACH, JOHN EDWARD  (J/15578)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ743 of No 410 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a tree whilst attacking a train in Ijlist station during a Dawn Ranger.  He is buried in Ijlst General Cemetery

10-Apr

Flt Sgt

CLINE, GORDON ALTON  (R/106223)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1151 'P' of No 415 Sqn, which was damaged by flak and forced to ditch following an attack on an enemy transport vessel but no further trace was found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

WO II

KELLY, ALEXANDER MICHAEL JOHN  (R/82376)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1151 'P' of No 415 Sqn, which was damaged by flak and forced to ditch following an attack on an enemy transport vessel but no further trace was found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

Fg Off

KEOWN, WILFRED BLYTHE  (120133)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1151 'P' of No 415 Sqn, which was damaged by flak and forced to ditch following an attack on an enemy transport vessel but no further trace was found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

Flt Sgt

RYAN, JOHN MCMAHON  (412357)  RNZAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1151 'P' of No 415 Sqn, which was damaged by flak and forced to ditch following an attack on an enemy transport vessel but no further trace was found.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

Plt Off

SAMMET, JOHN HENRY  (J/16941)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE652 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down over Belgium by a night fighter during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Apr

Plt Off

BUDREAU, JACK GALE  (J/17497)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE652 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down over Belgium by a night fighter during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Apr

Plt Off

HEHIR, JOHN  (J/19730)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE652 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down over Belgium by a night fighter during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

LEVINS, GEORGE  (1077553)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE652 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down over Belgium by a night fighter during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

WELLER, DOUGLAS ARTHUR WALLACE  (1487005)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE652 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down over Belgium by a night fighter during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Apr

Plt Off

BOOY, FRANK EDWARD  (141711)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE506 HD-N of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

Sgt

GAGE, DONALD FRANCIS  (1385897)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE506 HD-N of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

Sgt

MORGAN, JOHN GILBERT  (41993)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE506 HD-N of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

Sgt

MYERS, GEORGE  (1023525)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE506 HD-N of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

Sgt

WILLIAMS, DAVID WINSTON  (553822)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE506 HD-N of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

Sgt

ALLEN, HENRY WILLIAM  (1330670)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9615 of No 11 OTU, which crashed on the airfield at Oakley after hitter a Drem lighting pole whilst carrying out circuit practice.  He is buried in Westcott (St Mary) Churchyard

10-Apr

AC2

CUMMING, THOMAS ROBSON  (1522854)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 14 SoTT and was killed when he slipped as he was boarding a train at High Shields station, falling between the platform and the train.  He is buried in Marley Hill (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

10-Apr

Fg Off

LAMBERT, EDWARD  (127064)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED823 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed after flying into power cables at Halam near Nottingham during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Fleetwood Borough Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

GRAHAM, WILLIAM SHEARER LINDSAY  (1345277)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED823 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed after flying into power cables at Halam near Nottingham during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis

10-Apr

Sgt

OXSPRING, HENRY UTLEY  (1087359)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED823 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed after flying into power cables at Halam near Nottingham during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Hoyland Nether Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

STEPHENSON, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1231524)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED823 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed after flying into power cables at Halam near Nottingham during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

DUNKIN, FRANK  (14855)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED823 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed after flying into power cables at Halam near Nottingham during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

10-Apr

Flt Sgt

LEAN, LEONARD WENTWORTH  (411919)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED823 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed after flying into power cables at Halam near Nottingham during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

10-Apr

Flt Sgt

LEWIS, RAYMOND DAVID  (R/115799)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED823 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed after flying into power cables at Halam near Nottingham during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

10-Apr

Cpl

BLACKBURN, ALFRED  (635355)  RAF; age: 22

He was serving with No 2 ACC and was killed whilst inspecting a booby trapped German lorry.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery.

10-Apr

LAC

CRAWFORD, ALEXANDER  (635408)  RAF; age: 22

He was serving with No 2 ACC and was killed whilst inspecting a booby trapped German lorry.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery.

10-Apr

Sgt

BENNETT, ROBERT JULIAN  (1429519)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor III, HM393 of No 2 RS, which spun into the ground near Pewsey, Wiltshire.  He is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery

10-Apr

LAC

MAYCOCK, HAROLD  (1425987)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor III, HM393 of No 2 RS, which spun into the ground near Pewsey, Wiltshire.  He is buried in Newbold (St John) Churchyard

10-Apr

Sgt

RICHARDSON, ROBERT DESMOND  (1147407)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, V1076 of No 21 EFTS, which crashed on a night take-off from Booker.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery.

10-Apr

Fg Off

HAYNES, RODNEY  (125824)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK179 of No 30 OTU, which crashed into woods near Seighford five minutes after taking off on a bombing exercise.  He is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

JERVIS, TERENCE ERNEST  (1288682)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK179 of No 30 OTU, which crashed into woods near Seighford five minutes after taking off on a bombing exercise.  He is buried in Long Ditton (St Mary) Churchyard

10-Apr

Sgt

YATES, FRANK  (820019)  AuxAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK179 of No 30 OTU, which crashed into woods near Seighford five minutes after taking off on a bombing exercise.  He is buried in Stretford Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

BRAY, LEONARD REDVERS  (1315003)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK179 of No 30 OTU, which crashed into woods near Seighford five minutes after taking off on a bombing exercise.  He is buried in Treverbyn Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

KNIGHT, REGINALD FREDERICK  (1332400)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK179 of No 30 OTU, which crashed into woods near Seighford five minutes after taking off on a bombing exercise.  He is buried in Worthing (Durrington) Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

JONES, RONALD ALBERT  (1334155)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF611 'W' of No 30 OTU, which burst into flames after hitting a stone wall having made a successful forced landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

PARSONS, GILBERT KENNETH  (1334357)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF611 'W' of No 30 OTU, which burst into flames after hitting a stone wall having made a successful forced landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Hemel Hempstead (Heath Lane) Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

SPENCER, JOHN SCOTT  (552410)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF611 'W' of No 30 OTU, which burst into flames after hitting a stone wall having made a successful forced landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Stirling (Snowdon) Cemetery

10-Apr

Fg Off

PERROTT, ALAN ALBERT  (131792)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP585 of No 303 FTU, which undershot and crashed whilst undershooting to Talbenny.  He is buried in Coulsdon (St John) Churchyard

10-Apr

Sgt

TAYLOR, JOHN ERNEST  (1341390)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, V3633 of No 6 (P) AFU, which crashed on a night take-off from Windrush.  He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

BERRY, WALTER  (1081914)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA771 'P' of No 81 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames at Whitchurch Heath after stalling having attempted to climb out too steeply on take-off.  He is buried in Bolton (Heaton) Cemetery

10-Apr

LAC

EVANS, ALFRED WILLIAM  (1051223)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving with No 849 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

10-Apr

Flt Sgt

COOKE, ERIC  (742967)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2865 of the CGS, which collided with Spitfire P7677 near Huntingdon.  He is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery

10-Apr

Sgt

ARCHER, CHARLES RONALD  (1113141)  RAFVR; age: 40

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2865 of the CGS, which collided with Spitfire P7677 near Huntingdon.  He is buried in Houghton and Wyton Burial Ground

10-Apr

Fg Off

HELY, REGINALD ROSS  (403811)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2865 of the CGS, which collided with Spitfire P7677 near Huntingdon.  He is buried in Houghton and Wyton Burial Ground

10-Apr

Fg Off

TOWN, JOHN ALFRED  (J/16172)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2865 of the CGS, which collided with Spitfire P7677 near Huntingdon.  He is buried in Houghton and Wyton Burial Ground

10-Apr

Flt Sgt

HARRISON, CLIFFORD  (1000251)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2865 of the CGS, which collided with Spitfire P7677 near Huntingdon.  He is buried in St Anne's-on-Sea Churchyard

10-Apr

Flt Lt

STANBURY, TERENCE CATHCART  (42271)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IA, N2865 of the CGS, which collided with Spitfire P7677 near Huntingdon.  He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard

10-Apr

AC1

STEEN, FRANCIS  (949441)  RAFVR; age: 23

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 N E Cheshire.  He is buried in Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery

10-Apr

AC1

COLEMAN, GEORGE EDWARD  (1038201)  RAFVR; age: 37

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 Sheppey.  He is buried in Leysdown (St Clement) Churchyard

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