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Casualties - 11 - 12 April 1943


11-Apr

Plt Off

ALLEN, ERIC ALEXANDER  (J/92604)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9275 MG-Y of No 7 Sqn, which crashed in Luxembourg during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Luxembourg (Hollerich) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Flt Sgt

BARLEY, FREDERICK NORMAN  (1389145)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9275 MG-Y of No 7 Sqn, which crashed in Luxembourg during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Luxembourg (Hollerich) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Fg Off

FREBERG, PHILIP GUSTAVE R.  (J/6659)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9275 MG-Y of No 7 Sqn, which crashed in Luxembourg during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Luxembourg (Hollerich) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

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GENESIS, ROBERT HARRY  (51687)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9275 MG-Y of No 7 Sqn, which crashed in Luxembourg during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Luxembourg (Hollerich) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

WO

NESBITT, HAROLD EARLE  (R/90501)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9275 MG-Y of No 7 Sqn, which crashed in Luxembourg during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Luxembourg (Hollerich) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Plt Off

RYDER, THOMAS JOSEPH  (143402)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9275 MG-Y of No 7 Sqn, which crashed in Luxembourg during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Luxembourg (Hollerich) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Plt Off

TERRY, FRANK ARTHUR  (139509)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9275 MG-Y of No 7 Sqn, which crashed in Luxembourg during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Luxembourg (Hollerich) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

BUGG, BERNARD STANLEY GEORGE  (1396272)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK760 MG-X of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sqn Ldr

CHESTERMAN, HUMPHREY WILLIAM ALBERT  (26198)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK760 MG-X of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

ELLIS, LESLIE  (1313959)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK760 MG-X of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

MOORE, WALTER  (1235122)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK760 MG-X of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

TOLSON, ERNEST  (1378392)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK760 MG-X of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

FIDDES, LOUIS STANLEY  (1415512)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED501 WS-R of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Mainz during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Fg Off

TURNER, ARNOLD JAMES  (125631)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED501 WS-R of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Mainz during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

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PLEASANCE, ROY VICTOR CHARLES  (51285)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED501 WS-R of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Mainz during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Fg Off

SMITH, BERNARD JAMES  (122746)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED501 WS-R of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Mainz during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Wg Cdr

SMITH, KENNETH BROOKE FARLEY  (36042)  RAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED501 WS-R of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Mainz during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

STONE, ALLAN GASKELL  (1387857)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED501 WS-R of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Mainz during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

THOMSON, WILLIAM  (1111480)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED501 WS-R of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Mainz during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

TAYLOR, GORDON ARTHUR  (413283)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED501 WS-R of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Mainz during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Sgt

THOMPSON, ARTHUR ROBERT HOLLINSHEAD  (1495077)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was serving with No 9 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Sgt

BURTON, FREDERICK RONALD  (1389244)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF475 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Mobntcornet in France during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Montcornet Military Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

HARRISON, JACK  (1271406)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF475 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Mobntcornet in France during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Montcornet Military Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

LETBE, THOMAS JAMES  (1389462)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF475 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Mobntcornet in France during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Montcornet Military Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

LOUDON, ARTHUR  (1004605)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF475 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Mobntcornet in France during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Montcornet Military Cemetery

11-Apr

Fg Off

McCAUGHEY, PETER SKINNER  (126826)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF475 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Mobntcornet in France during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Montcornet Military Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

TREZISE, ERIC JOHN  (1316038)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF475 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Mobntcornet in France during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Montcornet Military Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

WAKEFIELD, HARRY  (1411732)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF475 LS-T of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Mobntcornet in France during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Montcornet Military Cemetery

11-Apr

Fg Off

MATTHEWS, VERNON REGINALD  (122220)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT806 TL-Z of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France en-route to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Fleigneux Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

BEDDOE, ANTHONY CLAUDE (TONY)  (904734)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT806 TL-Z of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France en-route to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Fleigneux Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

KNIGHT, SAMUEL JAMES  (1311941)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT806 TL-Z of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France en-route to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Fleigneux Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

NASON, REGINALD ALBERT  (1397903)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT806 TL-Z of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France en-route to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Fleigneux Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Fg Off

DAWES, RONALD VICTOR  (121542)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD892 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

BOYNTON, THOMAS FRANK PATRICK  (1377891)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD892 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Apr

Sgt

EASTMAN, ALAN FREDERICK  (656752)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD892 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Apr

Fg Off

FARRANT, ROBERT CECIL  (121541)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD892 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Apr

Sgt

KIPLING, PETER CYRIL PHILLIP  (1339181)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE109 'E' of No 40 Sqn, which possibly exploded over the target during an attack on the landing ground at St Marie du Kit.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

GRACE, LESLIE PETER  (1319874)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE109 'E' of No 40 Sqn, which possibly exploded over the target during an attack on the landing ground at St Marie du Kit.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

11-Apr

Fg Off

WILKINSON, HERBERT ERNEST  (114436)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE109 'E' of No 40 Sqn, which possibly exploded over the target during an attack on the landing ground at St Marie du Kit.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

GRAVES, ARTHUR REGINALD  (1276707)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE109 'E' of No 40 Sqn, which possibly exploded over the target during an attack on the landing ground at St Marie du Kit.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

MILBOURNE, RALPH  (1383407)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE109 'E' of No 40 Sqn, which possibly exploded over the target during an attack on the landing ground at St Marie du Kit.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

11-Apr

Flt Lt

MELDRUM, ALEXANDER JOHN  (400723)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE109 'E' of No 40 Sqn, which possibly exploded over the target during an attack on the landing ground at St Marie du Kit.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

BIRTLES, CYRIL  (955619)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED478 VN-G of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea off Skegness after jettisoning its bombs, having aborted its flight to Frankfurt .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Fg Off

CHEETHAM, ALFRED  (134030)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED478 VN-G of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea off Skegness after jettisoning its bombs, having aborted its flight to Frankfurt .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Sgt

COULSON, RONALD  (1212998)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED478 VN-G of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea off Skegness after jettisoning its bombs, having aborted its flight to Frankfurt .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Sgt

JEFFERY, ALFRED HENRY  (1338726)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED478 VN-G of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea off Skegness after jettisoning its bombs, having aborted its flight to Frankfurt .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Flt Sgt

MANSFIELD, PETER LAWFORD  (925934)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED478 VN-G of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea off Skegness after jettisoning its bombs, having aborted its flight to Frankfurt .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

WO II

McGRATH, FRANCIS GERARD  (R/108260)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED478 VN-G of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea off Skegness after jettisoning its bombs, having aborted its flight to Frankfurt .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Sgt

WILSON, ROBERT FRANCIS  (620764)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED478 VN-G of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea off Skegness after jettisoning its bombs, having aborted its flight to Frankfurt .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Sgt

COOMBES, HAROLD JAMES  (911475)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED766 DX-P of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Darmstadt during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Apr

WO II

GRIFFIN, ROBERT GEORGE  (R/80654)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED766 DX-P of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Darmstadt during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Apr

WO

HOLM, GEORGE RUSSEL  (R/86847)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED766 DX-P of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Darmstadt during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Apr

WO II

LALONDE, LAWRENCE JOSEPH  (R/82280)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED766 DX-P of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Darmstadt during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Apr

WO I

LEMON, JOHN HAROLD  (R/85651)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED766 DX-P of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Darmstadt during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Apr

Plt Off

McMAHON, DARYL OWEN  (J/17314)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED766 DX-P of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Darmstadt during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

ROBERTS, RICHARD HYWEL  (1124720)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED766 DX-P of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Darmstadt during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

WATTS, CHARLES CECIL  (1218662)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EE628 of No 65 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Guernsey during a shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Fg Off

HENDERSON, JOHN ROBERT DUNLOP  (400727)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HL850 of No 73 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Maharas on a night intruder sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Apr

Sgt

ANTHONY, DANIEL THOMAS  (1315996)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF456 AA-J of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Steeg on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

CUNNINGHAM, LEONARD ROY  (643601)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF456 AA-J of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Steeg on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

INGLIS, JAMES ROBERTSON  (979322)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF456 AA-J of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Steeg on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

JONES, DANIEL VERNON  (1337506)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF456 AA-J of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Steeg on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

LETHERBARROW, EDWARD JOHN  (1315524)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF456 AA-J of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Steeg on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

LOWTHER, RICHARD WILLIAM  (1380534)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF456 AA-J of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Steeg on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

WEBB, JOHN  (657412)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF456 AA-J of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Steeg on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Plt Off

PAINTER, WALTER JOHN  (143985)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB871 MP-V of No 76 Sqn, which died of wounds sustained when the aircraft was shot down by a night fighter over France en-route to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hirson Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Plt Off

BOZIER, GEORGE ALFRED  (144715)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB871 MP-V of No 76 Sqn, which died of wounds sustained when the aircraft was shot down by a night fighter over France en-route to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hirson Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

MATTHEWS, PHILIP EDWIN  (1322010)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB871 MP-V of No 76 Sqn, which died of wounds sustained when the aircraft was shot down by a night fighter over France en-route to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hirson Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Flt Lt

HULL, ARTHUR HORACE  (83244)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB871 MP-V of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France en-route to Frankfurt  Also on board was the CO of RAF Linton-on-Ouse, Gp Capt J R Whitley, whio survived and evaded capture.  He is buried in Hirson Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

ENRIGHT, JETHRO NATHANIEL  (988200)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT775 EY-F of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Briey Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Flt Sgt

BODLEY, WILLIAM  (R/92475)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED760 HW-L of No 100 Sqn, which crashed on the west bsank of the Saar during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

HALLETT, NORMAN FRANK  (1410281)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED760 HW-L of No 100 Sqn, which crashed on the west bsank of the Saar during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

HARGREAVES, WILLIAM HENRY  (1124468)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED760 HW-L of No 100 Sqn, which crashed on the west bank of the Saar during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

LAW, JOHN DOUGLAS  (1504180)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED760 HW-L of No 100 Sqn, which crashed on the west bank of the Saar during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

PARTRIDGE, FREDERICK ANDREW  (416151)  RNZAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED760 HW-L of No 100 Sqn, which crashed on the west bank of the Saar during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

PLOWRIGHT, PETER  (1101161)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED760 HW-L of No 100 Sqn, which crashed on the west bank of the Saar during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Flt Sgt

RIMMER, CLARENCE FLINT  (R/60321)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED760 HW-L of No 100 Sqn, which crashed on the west bank of the Saar during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

LAMPEN, LESLIE CHARLES  (1311504)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ536 GB-S of No 105 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a raid on Hengelo.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Apr

Fg Off

POLGLASE, DAVID  (415714)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ536 GB-S of No 105 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a raid on Hengelo.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

ANDREW, DOUGLAS SEYMOUR  (1335131)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS604 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Le Thour in France during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Le Thour Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

FITT, LEONARD CHARLES  (1332433)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS604 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Le Thour in France during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Le Thour Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

HUDSON, EDWARD VICTOR  (1393093)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS604 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Le Thour in France during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Le Thour Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

LAMBERT, MILFORD ALEXANDER  (R/70699)  RCAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS604 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Le Thour in France during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Le Thour Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

WO

SMITH, CAMPBELL MURRAY  (R/84121)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS604 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Le Thour in France during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Le Thour Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

THOMAS, ARTHUR BRINLEY  (1312656)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS604 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Le Thour in France during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Le Thour Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

WILSON, VALENTINE ROBERTSON  (1389001)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS604 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Le Thour in France during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Le Thour Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

HUDSON, MALCOLM JOHN  (576853)  RAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB281 NF-O of No 138 Sqn, which captured, he died from injuries sustained on 14 Mar 1943.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Apr

Fg Off

BROWN, JOHN HENRY  (J/8793)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ470 XD-N of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s after being hit by flak during a raid on Mechelen.  He is buried in Gent City Cemetery

11-Apr

Fg Off

POUNDER, GEORGE  (119902)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ470 XD-N of No 139 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s after being hit by flak during a raid on Mechelen.  He is buried in Gent City Cemetery

11-Apr

Plt Off

WALLACE, LLOYD GEORGE  (J/16243)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, ER939 of No 152 Sqn, which collided with another JG868 as it taxied onto the active runway.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

11-Apr

Plt Off

BROWN, ROY  (131965)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK459 AS-T of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Couvron-et-Aumencourt in France during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Couvron-et-Aumencourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Fg Off

CLARKE, FRANCIS DESMOND  (129352)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK459 AS-T of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Couvron-et-Aumencourt in France during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Couvron-et-Aumencourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Fg Off

EVERILL, JERROLD MOUNTFORD  (119783)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK459 AS-T of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Couvron-et-Aumencourt in France during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Couvron-et-Aumencourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

GURDON, JOHN ROBERT  (919478)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK459 AS-T of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Couvron-et-Aumencourt in France during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Couvron-et-Aumencourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Flt Sgt

RICHARDSON, THORNTON EDWARD  (R/122409)  RCAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK459 AS-T of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Couvron-et-Aumencourt in France during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Couvron-et-Aumencourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

PEACOCK, ERIC JAMES  (1295569)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK464 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Le Havre in France during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

11-Apr

Flt Sgt

CASTELLARI, REGINALD LIONEL  (631242)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK464 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Le Havre in France during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Sgt

EDWARDS, TUDOR LEWIS  (966317)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK464 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Le Havre in France during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Sgt

ELLIOTT, HARRY  (1435429)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK464 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Le Havre in France during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Sgt

HALL, PHILIP RAYMOND  (1312003)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK464 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Le Havre in France during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Flt Sgt

DIXON, MICHAEL RALPH  (R/99543)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3334 AS-W of No 166 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

EDWARDS, REGINALD GEORGE  (1379731)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3334 AS-W of No 166 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

KINNIBURGH, WILLIAM  (656290)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3334 AS-W of No 166 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Apr

Plt Off

URQUHART, ALEXANDER  (142864)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3334 AS-W of No 166 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

WILLIAMS, HAROLD EDWARD  (1237135)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3334 AS-W of No 166 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Apr

Flt Sgt

COPLEY, LEONARD  (638850)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK612 BU-Z of No 214 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a Gardening sortie off the Gironde Estuary.  He is buried in Royan Roman Catholic Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

WOODS, JOSEPH BYRNE  (1330321)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK612 BU-Z of No 214 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a Gardening sortie off the Gironde Estuary.  He is buried in Royan Roman Catholic Cemetery

11-Apr

Flt Sgt

BOWERS, ARTHUR  (1452264)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK612 BU-Z of No 214 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a Gardening sortie off the Gironde Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

WO

DAVIE, GEORGE ALEXANDER  (1005717)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK612 BU-Z of No 214 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a Gardening sortie off the Gironde Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Sgt

DOWSON, DEREK OSWALD  (975343)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK612 BU-Z of No 214 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a Gardening sortie off the Gironde Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Sgt

RICHARDSON, THOMAS FRANK  (951197)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK612 BU-Z of No 214 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a Gardening sortie off the Gironde Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Sgt

WADE, ALAN CARTWRIGHT  (943745)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK612 BU-Z of No 214 Sqn, which came down in the target area on a Gardening sortie off the Gironde Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Sgt

KELLER, RONALD FREDERICK  (415765)  RNZAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ES147 of No 232 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter whilst attacking enemy transport aircraft over the Gulf of Tunis.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Apr

Fg Off

STRINGER, REGINALD GEORGE DFC (101506)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL422 of No 248 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from a Ju 88.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery

11-Apr

Plt Off

HUNTER, STANLEY  (138818)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL422 of No 248 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from a Ju 88.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Fg Off

JACKSON, CHARLES WARNER  (J/20125)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE422 of No 420 Sqn, which he drowned after abandoning the aircraft off the Pembrokeshire coast having become lost on return from a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Carew (St Mary) New Churchyard

11-Apr

Plt Off

THOMPSON, RALPH WILLIAM  (130160)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE159 QB-P of No 424 Sqn, which crashed near Maidstone after severe engine problems were experienced en-route to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Castle Bromwich (SS Mary and Margaret) Churchyard

11-Apr

WO II

BUIE, ROBERT MONTGOMERY  (R/103913)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE159 QB-P of No 424 Sqn, which crashed near Maidstone after severe engine problems were experienced en-route to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent

11-Apr

Flt Sgt

KIMMERLY, AMOS WALTER  (R/82402)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE159 QB-P of No 424 Sqn, which crashed near Maidstone after severe engine problems were experienced en-route to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent

11-Apr

Plt Off

TAYLOR, LEONARD KEITH  (J/19427)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE159 QB-P of No 424 Sqn, which crashed near Maidstone after severe engine problems were experienced en-route to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent

11-Apr

WO

BECKETT, SAMUEL NICOLL  (970018)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE636 of No 429 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Flt Sgt

FRANKLIN, KLEON DONALD  (1377502)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE636 of No 429 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

WO

JEFFERIS, DOUGLAS WILLIAM  (908611)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE636 of No 429 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Fg Off

KNOTT, LESLIE SIDNEY  (127847)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE636 of No 429 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Flt Sgt

LEWIS, ALUN GWYN  (946288)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE636 of No 429 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

HOLDEN, ABRAHAM  (591390)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE213 SE-F of No 431 Sqn, which ditched off Jersey on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in St Helier War Cemetery, Howard-Davis Park, Jersey

11-Apr

Flt Sgt

BOOTH, GEORGE ARNOLD  (R/135580)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE213 SE-F of No 431 Sqn, which ditched off Jersey on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

Fg Off

FERGUSON, ERIC HANNAH  (116529)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant II, AA417 of No 515 Sqn, which was lost on a special evening patrol.  He is buried in Lemvig Cemetery

11-Apr

Plt Off

McKEON, BARTHOLOMEW  (120219)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant II, AA417 of No 515 Sqn, which was lost on a special evening patrol.  He is buried in Lemvig Cemetery

11-Apr

Flt Lt

WHITWELL, JACK MARTINDALE  (44540)  RAF; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5841 of No 1660 HCU, which crash landed on the banks of the River Brant after a fire broke out in an engine during circuit practice at Swinderby.  He is buried in Grantham Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

DAVIES, ROBERT  (1206039)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5841 of No 1660 HCU, which crash landed on the banks of the River Brant after a fire broke out in an engine during circuit practice at Swinderby.  He is buried in Kinson (St Andrew) Churchyard

11-Apr

Sgt

BROOKS, ARTHUR JAMES  (908789)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Manchester I, R5841 of No 1660 HCU, which crash landed on the banks of the River Brant after a fire broke out in an engine during circuit practice at Swinderby.  He was buried inor cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

11-Apr

Sgt

FOX, CYRIL JOHN  (1111948)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ879 of No 26 OTU, which crashed after hitting the water storage tank at Little Horwood whilst carrying out dual circuit practice.  He is buried in Boultham (St Helen) Churchyard

11-Apr

Sgt

BELANGER, JOSEPH LEONIN LIONEL  (R/96685)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ879 of No 26 OTU, which crashed after hitting the water storage tank at Little Horwood whilst carrying out dual circuit practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

McHUGH, FRANCIS BERNARD  (657874)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ879 of No 26 OTU, which crashed after hitting the water storage tank at Little Horwood whilst carrying out dual circuit practice.  He is buried in Oscott College Cemetery, Birmingham

11-Apr

Fg Off

BINT, DENNIS EDWARD JOHN  (124612)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ879 of No 26 OTU, which crashed after hitting the water storage tank at Little Horwood whilst carrying out dual circuit practice.  He was cremated at  Oxford Crematorium

11-Apr

Sgt

HOLDEN, PETER LONGWORTH  (1525164)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8879 of No 5 (P) AFU, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed at Barmere House, Norbury, Cheshire.  He is buried in Wallasey (Rake Lane) Cemetery

11-Apr

Sgt

MARSHALL, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (1576777)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG361 of No 5 AOS, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed on Lord's Seat near Keswick in the Lake District on 8 Apr 1942.  He is buried in Smethwick (Uplands) Cemetery

11-Apr

Plt Off

McCOY, LACOMBE ALPHONSUS  (130839)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ703 of No 51 OTU, which was lost on a ferry flight from Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Apr

Flt Lt

PHILLIPS, MICHAEL HUGH ARNOLD  (84294)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ703 of No 51 OTU, which was lost on a ferry flight from Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Apr

Fg Off

FAWCETT, CHRISTOPHER AIREY  (80248)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6884 of No 55 OTU, which spun into the ground near Abbeytown in Cumberland.  He is buried in Millom (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

11-Apr

Sgt

DAVIES, GORDON ERNEST  (1578179)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB342 of No 81 OTU, which crashed whilst attempting to make a forced landing at Acton in Cheshire during a night cross-country flight.  He is buried in Ash (Christ Church) Churchyard

11-Apr

LAC

LAIDLER, HENRY JAMES  (613929)  RAF; age: ?

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

11-Apr

AC1

KNOWLES, ERNEST  (976710)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with 55 OTU and died in Dumfries Infirmary from injuries sustained in a flying accident.  His death is registered in Dumfries, County of Dumfries.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Allenvale) Cemetery.

11-Apr

WO

TURNER, ALEXANDER  (591059)  RAF; age: 23

He was serving in the UK and died in the Astley Ainslie Institution, Grange Loan, Edinburgh, from TB, from which he had been suffering for 2 months.  He is buried in Conisbrough (Denaby Main) Cemetery

12-Apr

Flt Sgt

GOLDSMITH, JOHN LEWIS  (910986)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Maruader IA, FK378 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

12-Apr

Fg Off

HOGG, JOHN MCLEOD  (J/10992)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, KX126 of No 32 Sqn, which failed to return from a night patrol and is presumed to have crashed into the sea off Sousse.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

12-Apr

Fg Off

POULTER, VIVIAN GEORGE  (100650)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon I, R7739 of No 56 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Oulton.  He is buried in Hornchurch (St Andrew) Churchyard

12-Apr

Sgt

STAINES, HAROLD RAYMOND  (1337962)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5353 'Z' of No 104 Sqn, which exploded on landing at Gardabia Main on its return from Ste Marie du Zit.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

12-Apr

Sgt

WILKINS, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1383993)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5353 'Z' of No 104 Sqn, which exploded on landing at Gardabia Main on its return from Ste Marie du Zit.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

12-Apr

Sgt

BAILEY, NORMAN FREDERICK  (1380725)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5353 'Z' of No 104 Sqn, which exploded on landing at Gardabia Main on its return from Ste Marie du Zit.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

12-Apr

Sgt

BRISTOW, GEORGE ALAN  (1388346)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5353 'Z' of No 104 Sqn, which exploded on landing at Gardabia Main on its return from Ste Marie du Zit.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

12-Apr

Sgt

LESNIEWICZ, Jan (P.792916)  PAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB340 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which he was killed when the aircraft was hit by flak over France following which it force landed near Caen.  He is buried in Douvres-la-Delivrande (Douvres) Churchyard

12-Apr

Sqn Ldr

SMART, THOMAS DFC and Bar (40324)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying Spitfire VB, EP716 of No 229 Sqn, which he abandoned off Malta but his parachute failed to open.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

12-Apr

Sgt

ELLIOTT, IAN ROSS  (1334067)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL726 LA-Z of No 235 Sqn, which shot down by a fighter into the North Sea off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Apr

Sgt

PINKNEY, NORMAN SMITH  (1431360)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL726 LA-Z of No 235 Sqn, which shot down by a fighter into the North Sea off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Apr

Fg Off

MATTHEWS, ARTHUR JOHN  (120864)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD727 of No 264 Sqn, which crashed at Shepton Mallet during a Day Ranger.  He is buried in Lambeth Cemetery

12-Apr

Fg Off

BARGE, ARTHUR LOWTHIAN  (102153)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD727 of No 264 Sqn, which crashed at Shepton Mallet during a Day Ranger.  He is buried in Wanstead (St Mary) Churchyard

12-Apr

Fg Off

KITT, ELLIOTT  (J/13838)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE491 KW-B of No 425 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

12-Apr

Flt Sgt

CARVAJAL, EARL RANDOLPH  (R/124106)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE491 KW-B of No 425 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Apr

Fg Off

ELLIOTT, GORDON WILLIAM  (J/13369)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE491 KW-B of No 425 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Apr

Fg Off

HOWARD, ROBERT JOHN  (J/22496)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE491 KW-B of No 425 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Apr

Sgt

PERRY, BERNARD WILLIAM ALFRED  (1313763)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE491 KW-B of No 425 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Apr

Sgt

RHODES, HAROLD FRANK  (1380860)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK564 NA-R of No 428 Sqn, which died from wounds/injuries sustained on 30 Mar 1943 when the aircraft crashed near Gelsenkirchen during a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

12-Apr

AC1

BAXENDALE, FRANCIS LEO  (6665)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in A fitter, he was killed when a land mine exploded at Mersa Brega. of No 462 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

12-Apr

Sgt

ROGERSON, PETER MURRAY  (1217612)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, P8741 of No 501 Sqn, which collided with BL688 during a convoy patrol over the Irish Sea, crashed in County Down and burst into flames.  He is buried in Wigtoft (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard

12-Apr

LACW

MOLLAGHAN, KATHLEEN  (2059892)  WAAF; age: 23

She was serving as a telephone operator with No 945 Sqn, when she was admitted to the RAF Hospital, West Kirby on 25 Feb 1943 in a seriously ill condition.  She is buried in Drumlish Catholic Graveyard.

12-Apr

Cpl

JONES, THOMAS EDWARD  (529752)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 961 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Rhondda (Treorchy) Cemetery

12-Apr

LAC

SMITH, CHARLES VERNON  (1525005)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, 2556 of No 1 SFTS, which .  He is buried in Barrie Union Cemetery

12-Apr

Fg Off

METLER, Edward (P.76768)  PAF; age: 37

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP414  of No 2 AGS, which spun into the ground near Dalcross.  He is buried in Inverness (Tomnahurich) Cemetery

12-Apr

LAC

JONES, DAVID GARFIELD  (1385546)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP414  of No 2 AGS, which spun into the ground near Dalcross.  He is buried in Rhondda (Ferndale) Cemetery

12-Apr

Flt Sgt

DORZEK, ANTHONY ALLOYSIUS  (R/135853)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ786 of No 23 OTU, which dived into the ground near Ripon during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery

12-Apr

Sgt

KILLHAM, RICHARD ARCHIBALD  (R/136318)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ786 of No 23 OTU, which dived into the ground near Ripon during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery

12-Apr

Flt Sgt

MacLELLAN, ALEXANDER NEIL  (R/135643)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ786 of No 23 OTU, which dived into the ground near Ripon during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery

12-Apr

Flt Sgt

ROGERS, FRANK EDWARD  (R/131020)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ786 of No 23 OTU, which dived into the ground near Ripon during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery

12-Apr

Flt Sgt

TOUPIN, JOSEPH ONESIME THOMAS A. A. G.  (R/117511)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ786 of No 23 OTU, which dived into the ground near Ripon during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery

12-Apr

Sgt

SMITH, DONALD HENRY  (R/127875)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ786 of No 23 OTU, which dived into the ground near Ripon during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Warwick Cemetery

12-Apr

LAC

O'CONNOR, MICHAEL PETER  (1564701)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, AS930 of No 30 SFTS, which .  He is buried in Moose Jaw (Rosedale) Cemetery

12-Apr

WO I

MORROW, FREDERICK JOHN  (R/59815)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL589 of No 304 FTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Apr

Sgt

PESTELL, LESLIE ALBERT  (1309495)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL589 of No 304 FTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Apr

AC2

CLINNICK, CYRIL THOMAS  (1324287)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was probably killed whilst flying in Dominie I, X7444 or Proctor DX223 of No 4 RS, which collided with each other near Lugwardine, Herefordshire. He is buried in Ashtead (St Giles) Churchyard

12-Apr

Sgt

SMITH, ARTHUR KENNETH  (1179487)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Dominie I, X7444 of No 4 RS, which collided with Proctor DX223 and crashed, Lugwardine, Herefordshire.  He is buried in Birmingham (Quinton) Cemetery, Warley

12-Apr

AC2

SHERWIN, ROY ALBERT  (1577312)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was probably killed whilst flying in Dominie I, X7444 or Proctor DX223 of No 4 RS, which collided with each other near Lugwardine, Herefordshire.  He is buried in Birstall Cemetery

12-Apr

AC2

STEVENSON, GRAHAM EUGENE  (1600747)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was probably killed whilst flying in Dominie I, X7444 or Proctor DX223 of No 4 RS, which collided with each other near Lugwardine, Herefordshire. .  He is buried in Hereford Cemetery

12-Apr

AC2

EXTEN, JOHN PHILIP  (1585959)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Dominie I, X7444 or Proctor DX223 of No 4 RS, which collided with each other near Lugwardine, Herefordshire.   He is buried in Hereford Cemetery

12-Apr

AC2

POTTS, WILLIAM  (1091889)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Dominie I, X7444 or Proctor DX223 of No 4 RS, which collided with each other near Lugwardine, Herefordshire.  He is buried in Seghill (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

12-Apr

AC1

PERRY, RONALD  (1549208)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Dominie I, X7444 or Proctor DX223 of No 4 RS, which collided with each other near Lugwardine, Herefordshire. He is buried in Sheffield (City Road) Cemetery

12-Apr

Cpl

MOSS, ROBERT  (1119561)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Dominie I, X7444 or Proctor DX223 of No 4 RS, which collided with each other near Lugwardine, Herefordshire. He is buried in Southport (St Cuthbert) Churchyard

12-Apr

Sgt

WRIGHT, HENRY ALFRED EDGAR  (1184806)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was probably killed whilst flying in Dominie I, X7444 or Proctor DX223 of No 4 RS, which collided with each other near Lugwardine, Herefordshire. He was buried in/or cremated at  Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium

12-Apr

Sgt

LEWIS, ALLAN BENNETT  (1337734)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, EB750 of No 6 (P) AFU, which dived into ground at night Chantry Heath Farm, near Baginton.  He is buried in Ogmore and Garw (Pwllypant) Cemetery

12-Apr

Sgt

JUDD, IVAN  (1231051)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N9214 of No 7 EFTS, which dived into ground 19 Lichfield Street, Tamworth, Staffordshire.  He is buried in Hinckley (Earl Shilton) Cemetery

12-Apr

Plt Off

CORRIE, ROBERT LESLIE  (138132)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N9214 of No 7 EFTS, which dived into ground 19 Lichfield Street, Tamworth, Staffordshire.  He is buried in Ibstock Cemetery

12-Apr

Sgt

NEWMAN, HUBERT JAMES  (1313583)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB240 of the 3 (C) OTU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing at Ewerby in Lincolnshire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Ashley Green (St John) Churchyard Extension

12-Apr

Fg Off

WADE, KENNETH  (132725)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB240 of the 3 (C) OTU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing at Ewerby in Lincolnshire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Padiham (St Leonard) Churchyard Extension

12-Apr

Fg Off

LANE, LEWIS  (126880)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB240 of the 3 (C) OTU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing at Ewerby in Lincolnshire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Willesden New Cemetery

12-Apr

LAC

HUGHES, FRED  (1433457)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AB766 of the RAFC, which crashed on take-off Cranwell South.  He was cremated at  Stoke-on-Trent Crematorium

12-Apr

Cpl

TIPLER, SIDNEY JOSEPH  (1210600)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving in the UK 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 Northampton (Kingsthorpe) Cemetery

12-Apr

Sgt

GARNHAM, LESLIE HENRY  (1295534)  RAFVR; age: 21

He died from injuries in the RAF Hospital, Cosford sustained on 10 Apr 1943 whilst flying in Whitley V, LA771 'P' of the 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 Romford Cemetery.

12-Apr

Sqn Ldr

TOLSON, WILFRED GEORGE MC (75658)  RAFVR; age: 57

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death but he may have died in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton as his death is registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Harpenden (Westfield) Cemetery

12-Apr

AC2

COKE, RONALD ARTHUR ENGELBRETSON  (1443022)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Abingdon.  He is buried in Radley (St James) Church Burial Ground

12-Apr

Cpl

RICE, ARTHUR PATRICK  (573515)  RAF; age: 21

He was serving in the UK and died in Hamgreen Hospital, Bristol, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in North Berwick Cemetery.

12-Apr

LACW

HAYBURN, EMILY  (2087023)  WAAF; age: 29

She was serving in the UK and died at Whitchurch Hospital, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  She is buried in Cardiff Western Cemetery.

12-Apr

AC1

JONES, DAVID THOMAS  (1120283)  RAFVR; age: 35

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

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