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Casualties - 13 - 15 April 1943


13-Apr

Sgt

AMBLER, GEORGE GEOFFREY  (577478)  RAF; age: 19

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM669 of No 204 Sqn, which ditched off Senegal during a delivery flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Apr

Fg Off

BEESLEY, HUGH LAWRENCE  (116774)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM669 of No 204 Sqn, which ditched off Senegal during a delivery flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Apr

Sgt

JONES, LLEWELLYN EDWARD  (1288396)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM669 of No 204 Sqn, which ditched off Senegal during a delivery flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Apr

Sgt

LORD, ERNEST WILLIAM  (1433216)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM669 of No 204 Sqn, which ditched off Senegal during a delivery flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Apr

Sgt

PENNEY, ALBERT SYDNEY  (1290980)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM669 of No 204 Sqn, which ditched off Senegal during a delivery flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Apr

Sgt

SMITH, EDWARD BROWN  (1027410)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM669 of No 204 Sqn, which ditched off Senegal during a delivery flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Apr

Sgt

SMITH, REGINALD  (1425952)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM669 of No 204 Sqn, which ditched off Senegal during a delivery flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Apr

WO

WATTS, EDWIN LESLIE  (755917)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM669 of No 204 Sqn, which ditched off Senegal during a delivery flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

13-Apr

Fg Off

DUNCAN, MICHAEL  (102140)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, V5445 of No 60 Sqn, which crashed in flames after being hit by flak or the blast of their own bombs during a raid on Adwynbyin.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Apr

WO II

MacLEOD, DOUGLAS GEORGE  (R/64824)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, V5445 of No 60 Sqn, which crashed in flames after being hit by flak or the blast of their own bombs during a raid on Adwynbyin.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Apr

WO

WEST, RALPH PERCIVAL  (580705)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim, V5445 of No 60 Sqn, which crashed in flames after being hit by flak or the blast of their own bombs during a raid on Adwynbyin.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Apr

Sgt

BOUSTEAD, RONALD GEOFFREY  (1257971)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE537 of No 70 Sqn, which force landed in the desert after being damaged by flak over Tmimi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Apr

Fg Off

ELDER, JOHN HOWARD  (124560)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE537 of No 70 Sqn, which force landed in the desert after being damaged by flak over Tmimi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Apr

Fg Off

HOLLOWAY, JOHN WILLIAM  (101543)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE537 of No 70 Sqn, which force landed in the desert after being damaged by flak over Tmimi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Apr

Sgt

MAGEE, WILLIAM  (1140454)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE537 of No 70 Sqn, which force landed in the desert after being damaged by flak over Tmimi.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Apr

Plt Off

McLENNAN, IAN SAMUEL  (401527)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5447 of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Manzel Teminni.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Apr

Sgt

AKEHURST, LESLIE RONALD  (1290993)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5447 of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Manzel Teminni.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Apr

Sgt

BAYFORD, FREDERICK VINCENT  (916170)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5447 of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Manzel Teminni.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Apr

Sgt

DRAYTON, WILLIAM JOHN  (902553)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5447 of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Manzel Teminni.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Apr

Sgt

HIGHAM, ERNEST ARTHUR  (1378583)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5447 of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Manzel Teminni.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Apr

Sgt

McCONVILLE, FELIX HERBERT  (1098034)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington II, W5447 of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Manzel Teminni.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Apr

Flt Sgt

PAYZE, HARRY ALAN  (655513)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EE777 of No 152 Sqn, which failed to return from bomber escort sortie.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery.

13-Apr

Sgt

McKINSTRY, JOHN  (1372527)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP508 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing in the River Taw near Saunton Sands in Devon.  He is buried in Glasgow (St Peter's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

13-Apr

Sgt

LLOYD, DAVID JOHN  (1381991)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP508 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing in the River Taw near Saunton Sands in Devon.  He is buried in Glyncorrwg (Cymmer) Cemetery

13-Apr

Sgt

WATKINS, DESNEY CLIFFORD WALTER  (1109105)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP508 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing in the River Taw near Saunton Sands in Devon.  He is buried in Stoke Goldington (St Peter) Churchyard

13-Apr

Sgt

CROSSMAN, EDWARD FRANCIS  (1386098)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM669 of No 204 Sqn, which ditched off Senegal during a delivery flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Apr

Flt Sgt

GARROOD, ARTHUR RICHARD  (1295419)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HV290 of No 213 Sqn, which crashed after he had reported feeling ill.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Apr

Flt Sgt

BURROUGHS, PHILLIP FOTHERGILL  (412383)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER186 of No 232 Sqn, which crashed during an operational flight.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

13-Apr

Fg Off

STREET, FRANK HANCOCK  (123299)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, xxxxx of No 255 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire west of Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

13-Apr

Flt Sgt

THOMAS, GILBERT LLEWELLYN  (1103218)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, xxxxx of No 255 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire west of Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

13-Apr

Sgt

BERG-OLSEN, E J ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS299 'L' of No 331 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during Circus 282 to Caen.  

13-Apr

Sgt

GILJE, B L ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS468 'B' of No 331 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during Circus 282 to Caen.  

13-Apr

Sgt

DENHOLM, THOMAS WILLIAM JACKSON  (415687)  RNZAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM299 of No 485 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during Circus 282 to Caen.  He is buried in Douvres-la-Delivrande (Douvres) Churchyard

13-Apr

WO I

HOLOBOW, FREDERICK MICHAEL  (R/77570)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1257 'C' of No 489 Sqn, which was shot down by flak after making a torpedo attack on a ship of Bleivik near Haugesund.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery

13-Apr

Sgt

GRIFFITHS, IVOR  (405486)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1257 'C' of No 489 Sqn, which was shot down by flak after making a torpedo attack on a ship of Bleivik near Haugesund.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery

13-Apr

Flt Sgt

MacERLICH, WILLIAM JAMES  (405500)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1257 'C' of No 489 Sqn, which was shot down by flak after making a torpedo attack on a ship of Bleivik near Haugesund.  He is buried in Haugesund (Rossebo) Var Frelsers Cemetery

13-Apr

Fg Off

BARNARD, ANTHONY EDGAR BUCHANAN  (102065)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1257 'C' of No 489 Sqn, which was shot down by flak after making a torpedo attack on a ship of Bleivik near Haugesund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Apr

Fg Off

MARCH, JACK RONALD  (118564)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was serving with No 2 METS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Apr

LAC

HUGHES, STANLEY ROBERT  (801557)  AuxAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, 7011 (ex EX218) of No 22 AS, which crashed whilst executing a roll at low level at Rietkuil.  He is buried in Vereeniging Old Town Cemetery

13-Apr

Cpl

GLOVER, WALTER  (1537166)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving with No 228 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

13-Apr

Fg Off

GROVE, PETER HENRY JAMES  (120799)  RAFVR; age: 21

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB240 of No 3 (C) OTU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing at Ewerby in Lincolnshire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Kensington (Gunnersbury) Cemetery

13-Apr

Sgt

BARROW, Richard Trathen (421149)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN121 of No 32 OTU, which crashed into the sea inverted off Comichan Head, Vancouver Island, following completion of a practice bombing sortie.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park

13-Apr

Plt Off

PETERKIN, JAMES SMITH  (135517)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN121 of No 32 OTU, which crashed into the sea inverted off Comichan Head, Vancouver Island, following completion of a practice bombing sortie.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park

13-Apr

Sgt

PERRY, DOUGLAS WILLIAM  (1332428)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA314 of No 45 Grp, which crashed near Georgetown en-route to Nassau  Sgt Carter RAAF was also killed.  He is buried in Kingstown Cemetery

13-Apr

Fg Off

CARTWRIGHT, ROY VICTOR  (115140)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 51 OTU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

13-Apr

Fg Off

SIBERRY, EDWARD GEORGE  (129618)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB346 'G' of No 81 OTU, which crashed near Fridaythorpe in East Yorkshire following an engine failure during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Bexhill Cemetery

13-Apr

Sgt

McCARTNEY, DANIEL BLAKE  (1190922)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB346 'G' of No 81 OTU, which crashed near Fridaythorpe in East Yorkshire following an engine failure during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Dudley (St Augustine, Holly Hall) Churchyard

13-Apr

Sgt

FRAPWELL, ARTHUR WESLEY  (1316158)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB346 'G' of No 81 OTU, which crashed near Fridaythorpe in East Yorkshire following an engine failure during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Frome (Christ Church) Churchyard

13-Apr

Sgt

LEVITUS, SYDNEY  (658924)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB346 'G' of No 81 OTU, which crashed near Fridaythorpe in East Yorkshire following an engine failure during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Glasgow (Garnethill) Hebrew Congregational Burial Ground

13-Apr

Sgt

HARRISON, HENRY BASIL  (1333052)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB346 'G' of No 81 OTU, which crashed near Fridaythorpe in East Yorkshire following an engine failure during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Hexham Cemetery

13-Apr

Sgt

MARTIN, ALAN EDWARD  (1210368)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB346 'G' of No 81 OTU, which crashed near Fridaythorpe in East Yorkshire following an engine failure during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Watchet (St Decuman) Churchyard

13-Apr

Fg Off

PAGE, LAWRENCE HIGGIN  (47738)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB346 'G' of No 81 OTU, which crashed near Fridaythorpe in East Yorkshire following an engine failure during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Wavertree (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

13-Apr

Fg Off

BISHOP, JOHN DILLON  (47904)  RAF; age: 25

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

13-Apr

Fg Off

BAXTER, ARTHUR DOUGLAS  (126873)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was serving at HQ RAF ME at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Apr

ACW2

MACKENZIE, BARBARA ANDERSON  (436772)  WAAF; age: ?

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 Scotland?.  She is buried in Inverness (Tomnahurich) Cemetery

14-Apr

Flt Sgt

APPLEGATE, ERNEST ARTHUR  (R/103626)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED714 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Le Mans during a raid to Spezia.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

14-Apr

Flt Sgt

BAKEMAN, EDWARD HENRY  (R/141597)  RCAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED714 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Le Mans during a raid to Spezia.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

14-Apr

Sgt

CLARK, WILFRED ERNEST FULLER  (1385841)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED714 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Le Mans during a raid to Spezia.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

14-Apr

Sgt

CLAY, CHARLES NORRIS  (1379629)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED714 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Le Mans during a raid to Spezia.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

14-Apr

Fg Off

DYNARSKI, EDWARD FRANK  (J/21817)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED714 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Le Mans during a raid to Spezia.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

14-Apr

Sgt

MULLIGAN, JAMES LAWRENCE ANTHONY  (1455851)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED714 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Le Mans during a raid to Spezia.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

14-Apr

Sgt

SAYERS, FRANK GORDON  (814160)  AuxAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED714 of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Le Mans during a raid to Spezia.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

14-Apr

Sgt

HORGAN, JOHN ALLAN  (405696)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JG805 of No 93 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a fighter on its return from an escort sortie to Medjez.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery

14-Apr

Fg Off

COOK, VICTOR  (129353)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED307 SR-X of No 101 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Holme-on-Spalding having returned early from a raid on Spezia.  He is buried in Chesham Burial Ground

14-Apr

Sgt

SMITH, JOHN  (1028126)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED307 SR-X of No 101 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Holme-on-Spalding having returned early from a raid on Spezia.  He is buried in Chorley Cemetery

14-Apr

Sgt

BROUGH, ROBERT  (1390807)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED307 SR-X of No 101 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Holme-on-Spalding having returned early from a raid on Spezia.  He is buried in Dunfermline Cemetery

14-Apr

Sgt

AGER, VERNON RODERICK  (576419)  RAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED307 SR-X of No 101 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Holme-on-Spalding having retuned early from a raid on Spezia.  He is buried in Holme-upon-Spalding Moor (All Saints) Churchyard

14-Apr

Sgt

BEATSON, JACK  (1456992)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED307 SR-X of No 101 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Holme-on-Spalding having returned early from a raid on Spezia.  He is buried in Sheffield (Shiregreen) Cemetery

14-Apr

Sgt

DAVISON, GEORGE WILLIAM JOHN  (1606469)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED307 SR-X of No 101 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Holme-on-Spalding having returned early from a raid on Spezia.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery

14-Apr

Sgt

FEE, THOMAS  (1527088)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED307 SR-X of No 101 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Holme-on-Spalding having returned early from a raid on Spezia.  He is buried in Whitehaven Cemetery

14-Apr

Sgt

HOULISTON, GEORGE WATSON  (974219)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4828 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Le Mans during a raid to Spezia.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

14-Apr

Flt Lt

LEE-BROWN, EDWARD CLAUDE  (125695)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4828 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Le Mans during a raid to Spezia.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

14-Apr

Sgt

MOSELEY, STANLEY  (1351789)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4828 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Le Mans during a raid to Spezia.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

14-Apr

Sgt

MUNN, ANDREW MCKENZIE  (657170)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4828 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Le Mans during a raid to Spezia.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

14-Apr

Flt Sgt

O''BRIEN, JAMES JOSEPH  (551549)  RAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4828 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Le Mans during a raid to Spezia.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

14-Apr

Plt Off

SMART, JAMES  (144753)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4828 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Le Mans during a raid to Spezia.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

14-Apr

WO I

TOON, JAMES WILLIS  (R/74721)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4828 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Le Mans during a raid to Spezia.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

14-Apr

Plt Off

FOWLES, ROBERT JOHN  (141522)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD388 of No 132 Sqn, which collided with P8548 of the No 1 CACU and crashed near Sittingbourne.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

14-Apr

Sgt

CALLAN, JAMES RICHARD  (542701)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB363 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during an SOE sortie to Belgium.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

14-Apr

Plt Off

COOK, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (414595)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB363 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during an SOE sortie to Belgium.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

14-Apr

Sgt

SKELTON, WILLIAM  (1500666)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB363 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during an SOE sortie to Belgium.  He is buried in Hartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery

14-Apr

Sgt

DOY, JACK  (1222300)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB363 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during an SOE sortie to Belgium.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk

14-Apr

Flt Sgt

DAVIDSON, HENRY EUGENE  (628831)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB363 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during an SOE sortie to Belgium.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Apr

Sgt

HAMMETT, EDWIN GEORGE  (1290150)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB363 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during an SOE sortie to Belgium.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Apr

Sgt

KIMBERLEY, EDWARD JOSEPH  (1385099)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB363 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during an SOE sortie to Belgium.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Apr

Flt Sgt

KING, ARCHIE ERNEST  (755203)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB363 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during an SOE sortie to Belgium.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Apr

Plt Off

WARD, ROBERT WEAVERS  (51648)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB363 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during an SOE sortie to Belgium.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Apr

Plt Off

KING, DAVID ARTHUR  (132988)  RAFVR; age: ?

A member of No 225 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8649 of No 153 Sqn, which blew up 'for no apparent reason on patrol'.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Apr

Fg Off

THARP, JOHN DAVID ANNESLEY  (116059)  RAFVR; age: ?

A member of No 225 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8649 of No 153 Sqn, which blew up 'for no apparent reason on patrol'.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Apr

Fg Off

HEWETT, JAMES ALEXANDER  (124721)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was serving with No 201 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Apr

Sgt

BATEMAN, HARRY NORMAN  (657523)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

14-Apr

Sgt

MACAULAY, JOHN  (1113286)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7010 of No 263 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and Fw 190s during a Roadstead to Pointe Mathieu.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Apr

Flt Lt

BANFORD, JAMES GREENWOOD  (J/3725)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN907 of No 411 Sqn, which failed to return from a Wing Rhubarb to the Airel area.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

14-Apr

Sqn Ldr

BALL, DONALD GEORGE ELMORE  (J/3753)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP489 of No 411 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s whilst conducting an ASR search for Flt Lt Johnstone.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Apr

Flt Lt

JOHNSTONE, WILLIAM THOMAS  (J/6823)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, P8715 of No 411 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a Wing Rhubarb to the Airel area, he was seen in his dinghy but was not rescued.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Apr

WO II

BLIGHT, WILLIAM GERALD  (R/115483)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE863 of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rocquigny Communal Cemetery

14-Apr

WO II

COZENS, PAUL JOSEPH  (R/105169)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE863 of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rocquigny Communal Cemetery

14-Apr

Flt Sgt

DUTTON, LEONARD  (R/136360)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE863 of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rocquigny Communal Cemetery

14-Apr

Flt Sgt

GIFFIN, STEPHEN GRAHAM  (R/134457)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE863 of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rocquigny Communal Cemetery

14-Apr

WO II

PAPLOWSKI, JOHN  (R/105866)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE863 of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rocquigny Communal Cemetery

14-Apr

Fg Off

WALKER, LESLIE ALEXANDER  (129766)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ303 of No 429 Sqn, which crashed near York during an air test from Leeming.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery

14-Apr

Sgt

WHITTAKER, WILLIE JACKSON  (1219858)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ303 of No 429 Sqn, which crashed near York during an air test from Leeming.  He is buried in Bingley Cemetery

14-Apr

Sgt

MARR, CYRIL  (1095055)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ303 of No 429 Sqn, which crashed near York during an air test from Leeming.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Byker and Heaton) Cemetery

14-Apr

Flt Sgt

CLARK, ROBERT ERNEST  (R/50428)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ303 of No 429 Sqn, which crashed near York during an air test from Leeming.  He is buried in Sutton-on-the-Forest (All Hallows) Churchyard Extension

14-Apr

Fg Off

GRAY, CHARLES WILLIAM GILBERT  (124868)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ303 of No 429 Sqn, which crashed near York during an air test from Leeming.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium

14-Apr

Flt Sgt

AUSTIN, JAMES FRANCIS  (1264204)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK401 of No 500 Sqn, which was shot down in error by Beaufighters off Algiers.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Apr

Plt Off

McSWINEY, JUSTIN NORMAN  (155562)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK401 of No 500 Sqn, which was shot down in error by Beaufighters off Algiers.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.l

14-Apr

Flt Sgt

STUPART, JAMES  (1112815)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK401 of No 500 Sqn, which was shot down in error by Beaufighters off Algiers.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

14-Apr

Plt Off

YOUNG, WILLIAM MACDONALD  (142516)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK401 of No 500 Sqn, which was shot down in error by Beaufighters off Algiers.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.l

14-Apr

Flt Lt

TANNER, HENRY LLOYD DAVID  (61309)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIB, P8548 of No 1 CACU, which collided withAD388 of the No 132 Sqn and crashed near Sittingbourne.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

14-Apr

Fg Off

MESSENT, JOHN STAUGHTON  (130665)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK345 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Blewbury after side-slipping in a bank whilst carrying out night circuit practice at Harwell.  He was buried inor cremated at  West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium

14-Apr

LAC

ZMUDA, Adam (P.792020)  PAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, DL627  of No 16 (P) SFTS, which possibly struck by the propeller or the aircraft.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

14-Apr

Cpl

REDMOND, WILLIAM JOHN  (543477)  RAF; age: 36

He was serving with No 19 EU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery

14-Apr

LAC

BUCHANAN, JAMES GILLIAM  (1395301)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in AT-6A, ? of No 4 BFTS, which crashed 0.5 miles NE of Scottsdale, Arizona.  He is buried in Mesa City Cemetery.

14-Apr

LAC

HORN, ROBERT BROTHERTON  (1545456)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in AT-6A, ? of No 4 BFTS, which crashed 0.5 miles NE of Scottsdale, Arizona.  He is buried in Mesa City Cemetery.

14-Apr

Sgt

JACKSON, ERNEST  (540958)  RAF; age: 25

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

14-Apr

AC1

SMITH, SIDNEY  (1159728)  RAFVR; age: ?

He had been serving with an unknown unit in the Far East when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Jesselton.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

14-Apr

LAC

COZENS, ROBERT ALBAN  (1320723)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8687 of the RAFC, which crashed on take-off near Slate House Farm, Ancaster, Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Hatfield Road Cemetery, St Albans

14-Apr

Cpl

HARWOOD, BERNARD  (615218)  RAF; age: 22

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

14-Apr

Cpl

HOLMES, CHARLES EDWARDS  (1437869)  RAFVR; age: 33

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 Epping.  He is buried in Hethersett (St Remigius) Churchyard

14-Apr

Wg Cdr

CORKE, ERIC CHARLES  (70141)  RAF; age: 41

He was serving in the UK and died at Christies Hospital, Wimslow Road, Withington, Manchester, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Elmdon (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Solihull.

14-Apr

LAC

KNATCHBULL, DONALD CHARLES  (1258656)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving in the UK and died in Rush Green Emergency Hospital, Romford, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery.

14-Apr

Sgt

THOMAS, ROBERT HENRY MALCOLM  (505394)  RAF; age: 44

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 Sunderland.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery

15-Apr

WO II

BUDD, HENRY ELLWOOD  (R/85483)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK709 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Worms during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

FOX, RONALD RICHARD  (1230170)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK709 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Worms during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

15-Apr

Plt Off

MANK, MATTHEW  (J/16626)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK709 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Worms during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

15-Apr

WO

OKE, HAROLD DONALD  (R/66305)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK709 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Worms during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

15-Apr

WO II

ROY, JEAN ROBERT  (R/56194)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK709 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Worms during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

WADDING, PATRICK  (1393810)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK709 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Worms during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

WALKER, ARCHIBALD  (1112914)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK709 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Worms during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

15-Apr

WO II

BARTMAN, LLOYD WALLACE  (R/92543)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK769 MG-G of No 7 Sqn, which came down at Lembach during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

15-Apr

Flt Sgt

BRITTON, FREDERICK JAMES  (1336022)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK769 MG-G of No 7 Sqn, which came down at Lembach during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

15-Apr

Plt Off

FOSTER, ALFRED LOUIS  (J/17453)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK769 MG-G of No 7 Sqn, which came down at Lembach during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

HARRIS, LEONARD FRANCIS JAMES  (1377951)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK769 MG-G of No 7 Sqn, which came down at Lembach during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

JENNINGS, RALPH VINCENT  (1337496)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK769 MG-G of No 7 Sqn, which came down at Lembach during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

WADE, GORDON  (568514)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK769 MG-G of No 7 Sqn, which came down at Lembach during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sqn Ldr

McCARTHY, RAYMOND WILLIAM  (40239)  RAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK769 MG-G of No 7 Sqn, which came down at Lembach during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

CULLETON, JOHN DAVID  (798691)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT746 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which came down at St-Hilaire-le-Petit during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in St Hilaire-le-Petit Churchyard

15-Apr

Sgt

EVERITT, DAVID BERTRAM  (963888)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT746 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which came down at St-Hilaire-le-Petit during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in St Hilaire-le-Petit Churchyard

15-Apr

Sgt

FUNNELL, DONALD ERNEST  (1292366)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT746 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which came down at St-Hilaire-le-Petit during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in St Hilaire-le-Petit Churchyard

15-Apr

Sgt

GRIGGS, FRED WILLIAM  (1375614)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT746 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which came down at St-Hilaire-le-Petit during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in St Hilaire-le-Petit Churchyard

15-Apr

Flt Sgt

HANCOCK, JAMES ERIC GEORGE  (1375756)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT746 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which came down at St-Hilaire-le-Petit during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in St Hilaire-le-Petit Churchyard

15-Apr

Sgt

OWEN, HUGH GEORGE  (1387138)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT746 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which came down at St-Hilaire-le-Petit during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in St Hilaire-le-Petit Churchyard

15-Apr

Flt Sgt

BRADFORD, MICHAEL ALBERT EDWARD  (411478)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR678 TL-N of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

15-Apr

Flt Sgt

HAY, FREDERICK  (1002505)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR678 TL-N of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

15-Apr

Fg Off

WHEATLEY, RONALD  (412053)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR678 TL-N of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

15-Apr

Plt Off

WILKES, RONALD EDWARD  (141103)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR678 TL-N of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

JAY, RALPH MALCOLM  (1271872)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ125 'P' of No 40 Sqn, which shot down over the target by a night fighter during an attack on the airfield at St. Marie du Zit.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

MARLING, BASIL CHARLES  (1216411)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ125 'P' of No 40 Sqn, which shot down over the target by a night fighter during an attack on the airfield at St. Marie du Zit.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

WHEELER, HERBERT JOHN KENNETH  (900266)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ125 'P' of No 40 Sqn, which shot down over the target by a night fighter during an attack on the airfield at St. Marie du Zit.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

15-Apr

Flt Sgt

HIBBERT, JOHN GREGSON  (1264870)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ125 'P' of No 40 Sqn, which shot down over the target by a night fighter during an attack on the airfield at St. Marie du Zit.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

15-Apr

Flt Sgt

KNOX, JOSEPH THOMAS  (1376408)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ125 'P' of No 40 Sqn, which shot down over the target by a night fighter during an attack on the airfield at St. Marie du Zit.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

FREEMAN, CHRISTOPHER BLAKE  (1383760)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ125 'P' of No 40 Sqn, which shot down over the target by a night fighter during an attack on the airfield at St. Marie du Zit.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

COOK, ERNEST DESMOND  (1609864)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF513 AA-E of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

ELWELL, BERTRAM  (519416)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF513 AA-E of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Plt Off

GRAINGER, JAMES KENNEDY  (42295)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF513 AA-E of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

GREEN, REGINALD THOMAS CHARLES  (1211032)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF513 AA-E of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Plt Off

McCASKILL, DONALD GORDON  (13573)  RNZAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF513 AA-E of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

McVICAR, ANGUS  (1371651)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF513 AA-E of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

SMITH, RONALD ALEXANDER  (415378)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF513 AA-E of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

WEIR, MICHAEL FREDERICK  (1217620)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT698 MP-W of No 76 Sqn, which died from wounds sustained when his aircraft was attacked by a night fighter on a raid to Stuttgart and made an emergency landing at Manston.  He is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery

15-Apr

AC1

PRICE, WILLIAM THOMAS MATTHEW  (1276964)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was serving with No 79 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

15-Apr

WO II

BLAKE, RICHARD BARNETT  (9529)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF462 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down over France by two night fighters on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Soude-Notre-Dame-ou-le-Petit Churchyard

15-Apr

Sgt

GOULD, STANLEY FRANCIS  (1384731)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF462 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down over France by two night fighters on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Soude-Notre-Dame-ou-le-Petit Churchyard

15-Apr

Sgt

HAMMOND, SAMUEL  (1031693)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF462 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down over France by two night fighters on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Soude-Notre-Dame-ou-le-Petit Churchyard

15-Apr

Sgt

NOAR, HARRY  (977618)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF462 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down over France by two night fighters on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Soude-Notre-Dame-ou-le-Petit Churchyard

15-Apr

Sgt

PALMER, ROBERT JOHN  (1230761)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF462 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down over France by two night fighters on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Soude-Notre-Dame-ou-le-Petit Churchyard

15-Apr

Sgt

SHAW, EDWIN ARTHUR  (1232268)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF462 WP-P of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down over France by two night fighters on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Soude-Notre-Dame-ou-le-Petit Churchyard

15-Apr

Sgt

HUNT, PETER HENRY RUSSELL  (913763)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED653 HW-E of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Bohain in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Bohain Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

NUNN, JOHN HENRY  (1202182)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED653 HW-E of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Bohain in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Bohain Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

PASCOE, GEORGE EDGAR  (1585869)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED653 HW-E of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Bohain in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Bohain Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Flt Lt

SHUFFLEBOTHAM, REGINALD JAMES  (66495)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED653 HW-E of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Bohain in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Bohain Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Fg Off

TOWERS, ALBERT FRANK  (130237)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED653 HW-E of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Bohain in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Bohain Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

TYRER, GEOFFREY PRESCOTT  (546505)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED653 HW-E of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Bohain in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Bohain Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Fg Off

WEST, SIDNEY HERBERT  (129921)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED653 HW-E of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Bohain in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Bohain Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

CARTMELL, JOSEPH LEADBETTER  (1129644)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4951 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Mauberge in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery

15-Apr

Fg Off

CLEMENT, HENRY EIFION  (127970)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4951 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Mauberge in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

HAMILTON, ROBERT GORDON  (1043580)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4951 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Mauberge in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

NORTHOVER, GEORGE WILLIAM HENRY  (1601428)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4951 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Mauberge in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

OTTOLANGUI, AARON  (1391065)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4951 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Mauberge in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

STEED, PETER DONOVAN  (1307887)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4951 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Mauberge in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

WOOD, FRANK  (1149392)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4951 SR-O of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Mauberge in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

BUXTON, HAROLD  (1177603)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED752 ZN-H of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Moreuil in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Sauvillers-Mongival Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

HANCOCK, GORDON WILLIAM  (576889)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED752 ZN-H of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Moreuil in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Sauvillers-Mongival Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Sqn Ldr

LATIMER, JERRARD  (39286)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED752 ZN-H of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Moreuil in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Sauvillers-Mongival Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

McLEAN, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1551176)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED752 ZN-H of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Moreuil in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Sauvillers-Mongival Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Lt (A)

MUTTRIE, GERARD  ()  RNVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED752 ZN-H of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Moreuil in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Sauvillers-Mongival Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Flt Lt

DAVIES, LEONARD JOHN  (78682)  RAFVR; age: 40

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP176 of No 119 Sqn, which crashed in the Bay of Biscay following the loss of two propellers.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Apr

Sgt

GALLOWAY, THOMAS  (531174)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP176 of No 119 Sqn, which crashed in the Bay of Biscay following the loss of two propellers.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Apr

Fg Off

WATERS, KENNETH RICHMOND  (J/9902)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP176 of No 119 Sqn, which crashed in the Bay of Biscay following the loss of two propellers.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Apr

Sgt

FARNEN, EDWARD  (985405)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF500 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which came down near Belval in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Belval Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Flt Sgt

FORAN, THEODORE WILLSON  (R/121566)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF500 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which came down near Belval in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Belval Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

PAYNE, KENNETH SIDNEY ALBERT  (1339292)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF500 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which came down near Belval in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Belval Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

WO II

STOVER, RUSSELL ROBERTS  (R/91336)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF500 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which came down near Belval in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Belval Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Fg Off

VALLANCE, LLOYD GEORGE  (J/10684)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF500 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which came down near Belval in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Belval Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

WHITE, ALBERT JOHN  (1445443)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF500 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which came down near Belval in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Belval Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Plt Off

WHITE, DOMINIC BERNARD  (J/16896)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF500 OJ-M of No 149 Sqn, which came down near Belval in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Belval Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Plt Off

MERRITT, EDWARD MILES  (J/16457)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK759 OJ-X of No 149 Sqn, which came down near Studerhelm during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

JONES, LAWRENCE  (1113094)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK759 OJ-X of No 149 Sqn, which came down near Studerhelm during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

LENAHAN, DENNIS  (1312026)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK759 OJ-X of No 149 Sqn, which came down near Studerhelm during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

15-Apr

Plt Off

OGLE, TERIK GODFREY  (139614)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK759 OJ-X of No 149 Sqn, which came down near Studerhelm during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

15-Apr

Flt Sgt

STEPHEN, WILLIAM  (1059267)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK759 OJ-X of No 149 Sqn, which came down near Studerhelm during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

UPSON, VICTOR JAMES  (1258142)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK759 OJ-X of No 149 Sqn, which came down near Studerhelm during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

WALTERS, HAROLD  (1313880)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK759 OJ-X of No 149 Sqn, which came down near Studerhelm during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

15-Apr

Flt Sgt

BRITTEN-JONES, ANSELL EDWARD  (416016)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK411 of No 194 Sqn, which stalled and crashed after a swing on take off from Palam.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

15-Apr

Flt Sgt

BROWN, ARTHUR  (1265761)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK411 of No 194 Sqn, which stalled and crashed after a swing on take off from Palam.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

WILCOCK, HERBERT  (1007194)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, HE166 of No 196 Sqn, which dived into the ground as it took off from Tangmere on a transit flight back to its home base.  He is buried in Lancaster Cemetery, Lancashire

15-Apr

Sgt

CONWELL, PHILIP JOSEPH  (1235964)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, HE166 of No 196 Sqn, which dived into the ground as it took off from Tangmere on a transit flight back to its home base.  He is buried in Moston (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

ROSSER, RUSSEL VERIAN  (1313694)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, HE166 of No 196 Sqn, which dived into the ground as it took off from Tangmere on a transit flight back to its home base.  He is buried in Pontyates (St Mary) Churchyard

15-Apr

Sgt

CALVERT, JOHN REGINALD GALLIMORE  (1393627)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, HE166 of No 196 Sqn, which dived into the ground as it took off from Tangmere on a transit flight back to its home base.  He is buried in Tangmere (St Andrew) Churchyard

15-Apr

Sgt

GROCOCK, DENIS CHARLES  (1383142)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, HE166 of No 196 Sqn, which dived into the ground as it took off from Tangmere on a transit flight back to its home base.  He is buried in Tangmere (St Andrew) Churchyard

15-Apr

Sgt

DENT, HAROLD CHARLES  (1384029)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF331 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Sept-Saulx Churchyard

15-Apr

Sgt

DUTTON, ROBERT ERNEST  (1338700)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF331 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Sept-Saulx Churchyard

15-Apr

Flt Sgt

INGRAM, ERIC HAROLD  (R/119142)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF331 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Sept-Saulx Churchyard

15-Apr

Plt Off

POWELL, LESLIE  (144037)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF331 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Sept-Saulx Churchyard

15-Apr

Fg Off

SCOTT, EDWARD HENRY  (127266)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF331 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Sept-Saulx Churchyard

15-Apr

Sgt

SHEPHERD, THOMAS  (573650)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF331 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Sept-Saulx Churchyard

15-Apr

Sgt

WILLIAMS, JOHN WILLIAM  (1094029)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF331 BU-H of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Sept-Saulx Churchyard

15-Apr

Sgt

HENDERSON, ROBERT  (1379032)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was serving with No 221 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-Apr

Flt Sgt

CAMPBELL, ROBERT RICHARD  (411858)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN431 'V' of No 247 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by fighters on its return from a raid on Tricqueville airfield.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

15-Apr

Fg Off

PARSONS, SYDNEY  (49202)  RAF; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JL956 of No 254 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Sunderland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Apr

Flt Sgt

YEATES, ARTHUR WILLIAM CECIL  (1253278)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JL956 of No 254 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Sunderland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Apr

Sgt

PETERS, DOUGLAS STUART  (778816)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R8861 of No 266 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Prawle Point during a scramble.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

COURTNEY, JOHN JOSEPH  (1086282)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB311 EQ-L of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Montescourt-Lizerolles Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Plt Off

MACKENZIE, IAN CUMMING  (405005)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB909 EQ-G of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

15-Apr

Fg Off

BROWN, SYDNEY  (J/5744)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE550 PT-G of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Mesnil-St Laurent Churchyard

15-Apr

Plt Off

SIMPSON, JOHN ALEXANDER  (J/17113)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE550 PT-G of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Mesnil-St Laurent Churchyard

15-Apr

Fg Off

DESROCHES, JOSEPH OMER LEOPOLD  (J/15820)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3763 KW-L of No 425 Sqn, which crashed on the banks of the Marne in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Mussey-sur- Marne Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Fg Off

DOUCETTE, ALEXANDER THEODORE  (J/15960)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3763 KW-L of No 425 Sqn, which crashed on the banks of the Marne in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Mussey-sur- Marne Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

JONES, ALBERT  (1234135)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3763 KW-L of No 425 Sqn, which crashed on the banks of the Marne in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Mussey-sur- Marne Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Fg Off

LEDOUX, GEORGES PAUL HENRI  (J/16270)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3763 KW-L of No 425 Sqn, which crashed on the banks of the Marne in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Mussey-sur- Marne Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

WO II

TRUDEAU, PIERRE PAUL  (R/79441)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3763 KW-L of No 425 Sqn, which crashed on the banks of the Marne in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Mussey-sur- Marne Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

VOLLANS, DEREK  (656175)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3763 KW-L of No 425 Sqn, which crashed on the banks of the Marne in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Mussey-sur- Marne Communal Cemetery

15-Apr

WO II

HARRIS, WILLIAM SCOTT  (R/114556)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE176 NA-F of No 428 Sqn, which crashed near Freiburg during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

ADAM, JAMES GREEN  (1029111)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ357 SE-S of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down near Koblenz by a night fighter on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

DENBY, LAWRENCE  (1438344)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ357 SE-S of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down near Koblenz by a night fighter on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

HUNTER, WILLIAM ALEXANDER WILSON  (1396315)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ357 SE-S of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down near Koblenz by a night fighter on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

O'HAGAN, JAMES JOSEPH  (1305606)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ357 SE-S of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down near Koblenz by a night fighter on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

FIELD, ERNEST JAMES  (628161)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ256 of No 466 Sqn, which died from wounds sustained when his aircraft was attacked by a night fighter en-route to Stuttgart  The pilot continued onto the target and later made an emergency landing at Ford.  He is buried in Littlehampton Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

GOOD, CHARLES ALFRED  (1476182)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1142 of No 21 OTU, which swung on take off from Enstone and burst into flames when it hit the windsock mast.  He is buried in Douglas Cemetery (Isle of Man)

15-Apr

Fg Off

DRUCE, GEOFFREY HENRY DAVID  (130571)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1142 of No 21 OTU, which swung on take off from Enstone and burst into flames when it hit the windsock mast.  He is buried in Reading (Henley Road) Cemetery

15-Apr

Sgt

TOWNSEND, FRANK CECIL  (1385329)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1142 of No 21 OTU, which swung on take off from Enstone and burst into flames when it hit the windsock mast.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

15-Apr

Flt Sgt

HEWITT, KENNETH HEMSLEY  (414237)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, ?(F3951) of No 27 OTU, which he was severely injured when he left the aircraft to collect his copy of the code book and was hit by the port propeller, dying later from his injuries.  He is buried in Fradley (St Stephen's) Churchyard

15-Apr

WO II

HICKS, WALTER MARVIN  (R/91878)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane X, AF984 of No 55 OTU, which dived into the ground near Newcastleton.  He is buried in Annan Cemetery

15-Apr

Fg Off

HODGES, LESLIE HENRY  (128596)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL566 of No 9 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground at Kirkbridge, near Cardurnock, Cumberland.  He is buried in Haywards Heath (Western Road) Cemetery

15-Apr

Fg Off

HERRINGTON, ARTHUR SEYMOUR  (129594)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL566 of No 9 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground at Kirkbridge, near Cardurnock, Cumberland.  He is buried in Wembley (Alperton) Buriel Ground

15-Apr

LAC

WALLINGTON, WILLIAM SAMUEL EDWARD  (919486)  RAFVR; age: 25

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 Cambridge.  He is buried in Lambeth Cemetery

15-Apr

AC2

MASON, FRANCIS JOSEPH  (1099357)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving in the UK and died in Bann View Hospital, Coleraine, County Londonderry, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Londonderry City Cemetery.

15-Apr

AC1

GODSELL, EDWARD HENRY  (1286070)  RAFVR; age: 29

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 Wirral.  He is buried in Hampton Hill (St James) Churchyard

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