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Casualties - 16 - 17 April 1943


16-Apr

Flt Sgt

BESSETTE, BERTIE JOSEPH AUGUST  (R/94993)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF474 LS-H of No 15 Sqn, which crashed at St Erme Outre et Ramecourt on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in St Erme Communal Cemetery Extension

16-Apr

Sgt

GOULD, JOHN  (1182265)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF474 LS-H of No 15 Sqn, which crashed at St Erme Outre et Ramecourt on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in St Erme Communal Cemetery Extension

16-Apr

Sgt

HYDE, DONALD JAMES ARTHUR  (1249758)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF474 LS-H of No 15 Sqn, which crashed at St Erme Outre et Ramecourt on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in St Erme Communal Cemetery Extension

16-Apr

Sgt

JAMES, LESLIE ARTHUR  (1332170)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF474 LS-H of No 15 Sqn, which crashed at St Erme Outre et Ramecourt on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in St Erme Communal Cemetery Extension

16-Apr

Sgt

LACY, JOHN PERCY  (547135)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF474 LS-H of No 15 Sqn, which crashed at St Erme Outre et Ramecourt on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in St Erme Communal Cemetery Extension

16-Apr

Plt Off

PERRING, CLIVE BOLAS  (143422)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF474 LS-H of No 15 Sqn, which crashed at St Erme Outre et Ramecourt on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in St Erme Communal Cemetery Extension

16-Apr

Plt Off

PICHE, KENNETH MARK  (J/17357)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF474 LS-H of No 15 Sqn, which crashed at St Erme Outre et Ramecourt on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in St Erme Communal Cemetery Extension

16-Apr

Plt Off

SHIELLS, JAMES LAUDER  (143451)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF474 LS-H of No 15 Sqn, which crashed at St Erme Outre et Ramecourt on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in St Erme Communal Cemetery Extension

16-Apr

Flt Sgt

BOURNE, CYRIL  (933423)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7873 TL-M of No 35 Sqn, which was abandoned over France after being hit by flak en-route to Mannheim.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

16-Apr

Plt Off

CRUICKSHANK, GEORGE  (136732)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7873 TL-M of No 35 Sqn, which was abandoned over France after being hit by flak en-route to Mannheim.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

16-Apr

Flt Sgt

MARTYN, JOHN REID  (R/133280)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7873 TL-M of No 35 Sqn, which was abandoned over France after being hit by flak en-route to Mannheim.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

YOUNG, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (1216336)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7873 TL-M of No 35 Sqn, which was abandoned over France after being hit by flak en-route to Mannheim.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

16-Apr

Flt Sgt

BAKER, JACQUES GORDON  (1375117)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF811 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a operation.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

16-Apr

Flt Sgt

BALDWIN, LAWRENCE WILLIAM  (655682)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF811 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a operation.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

16-Apr

Sgt

BIGGS, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (1180082)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF811 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a operation.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

16-Apr

Flt Sgt

CLINE, GRANT DEPEW  (R/114486)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF811 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a operation.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

16-Apr

Fg Off

MARSDEN-LEVY, ANDREW WILFRED  (116094)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF811 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a operation.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

16-Apr

Fg Off

PAYNE, DOUGLAS CALDER  (116397)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF811 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a operation.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

16-Apr

Sgt

SMITH, VERNON ROSS  (415723)  RNZAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, AB518 of No 65 Sqn, which collided with Blenheim V, EH374 of No 1 OADU whilst in the circuit at Portreath.  He is buried in Illogan (St Illogan) Churchyard

16-Apr

Fg Off

CHANDLER, RONALD  (49840)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HV341 of No 73 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Sfax at night.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

16-Apr

WO II

BARNES, RAYMOND JAMES  (R/87330)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7469 AA-O of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Katzenbach on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

DAVIS, JIM JACK  (629241)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7469 AA-O of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Katzenbach on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

16-Apr

Plt Off

DEBENHAM, KEVIN FREDERICK  (412211)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7469 AA-O of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Katzenbach on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

MARLOW, JOHN LESLIE  (1353768)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7469 AA-O of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Katzenbach on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

PEARSON, PETER BRAITHWAITE  (1377412)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7469 AA-O of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Katzenbach on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

WATTS, DAVID MICHAEL TURNER  (1312572)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7469 AA-O of No 75 Sqn, which came down at Katzenbach on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

16-Apr

Flt Lt

DOWSE, ARTHUR PATRICK  (88035)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT773 of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Apr

Flt Lt

MORTENSON, EDWARD GEORGE  (117484)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR659 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

PITMAN, DONALD ALFRED  (1578344)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR659 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

16-Apr

Fg Off

DIXON, HERBERT DONALD  (125643)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB870 MP-F borrowed from No 76 Sqn of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Roye during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

ILLINGWORTH, WILLIAM  (1387760)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB870 MP-F borrowed from No 76 Sqn of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Roye during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

PATTON, SYDNEY WILLIAM  (1384483)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB870 MP-F borrowed from No 76 Sqn of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Roye during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

THOMAS, EDWIN GORDON  (1270671)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB870 MP-F borrowed from No 76 Sqn of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Roye during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

WATKINS, DAVID AUBREY  (1652776)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB870 MP-F borrowed from No 76 Sqn of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Roye during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

WEST, CLIFFORD GEORGE  (1316504)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB870 MP-F borrowed from No 76 Sqn of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Roye during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

WOODHALL, RONALD  (995589)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB870 MP-F borrowed from No 76 Sqn of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Roye during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

16-Apr

WO II

TWISS, ALBERT ROY  (R/95449)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, (probably HF688) of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an enemy landing ground.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery.

16-Apr

WO II

WATTERS, WILLIAM JOHN  (R/86348)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, (probably HF688) of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an enemy landing ground.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery.

16-Apr

Flt Lt

PANTING, DENNIS BRENT  (114393)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, (probably HF688) of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an enemy landing ground.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery.

16-Apr

Sgt

LEWIS, LEWIS  (1203653)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, (probably HF688) of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an enemy landing ground.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery.

16-Apr

Fg Off

HARLAND, MICHAEL ANTHONY  (403336)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, (probably HF688) of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an enemy landing ground.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery.

16-Apr

Fg Off

CLARKE, WILLIAM KENDALL  (119772)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER711 of No 111 Sqn, which crashed into high ground at Djebel bou Goutine.  He is buried in Beja War Cemetery.

16-Apr

Fg Off

HADOW, JOHN MAUDE  (122121)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7121 of No 137 Sqn, which hit the ground during dive-bombing practice at Manston.  He is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent

16-Apr

Plt Off

ANASTASSIADES, MICHAEL CYRIATES  (129920)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4854 of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Brimont in France during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chalons-en-Champagne East Communal Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

BOYD, JAMES  (577658)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4854 of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Brimont in France during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chalons-en-Champagne East Communal Cemetery

16-Apr

Flt Sgt

CORLEY, LOUIE ELMO  (R/126738)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4854 of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Brimont in France during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chalons-en-Champagne East Communal Cemetery

16-Apr

Plt Off

GONCE, HUGH BERNARD  (146157)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4854 of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Brimont in France during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chalons-en-Champagne East Communal Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

MUIRHEAD, MURDO MCKENZIE  (979328)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4854 of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Brimont in France during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chalons-en-Champagne East Communal Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

ROWE, HARRY DAWSON  (1078082)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4854 of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Brimont in France during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chalons-en-Champagne East Communal Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

DEAN, JOHN GORDON KENNEDY  (1452042)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4854 of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Brimont in France during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Conde-sur- Marne Communal Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

MERTON, JOHN PAUL  (R/129438)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE862 AS-L of No 166 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft ditched in the sea off Cayeux-sur-Mer following engine problems on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Apr

Fg Off

LUPTON, SELWYN JAQUES  (125539)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE862 AS-L of No 166 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off Cayeux-sur-Mer following engine problems on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Apr

Sgt

WHITFIELD, WILLIAM FORSTER  (1063748)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE862 AS-L of No 166 Sqn, which ditched in the sea off Cayeux-sur-Mer following engine problems on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Apr

Fg Off

SNOWDON, NICHOLAS  (117515)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R8834 'M' of No 182 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Ramrod to Triqueville.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Apr

Fg Off

BREARLEY, EDGAR  (J/15157)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P6995 of No 263 Sqn, which came down in the Channel during a night intruder sortie.  He is buried in Warmwell (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

16-Apr

Sgt

KOREN, G K H ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS444 'S' of No 331 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters on a Circus to the Flushing area.  

16-Apr

Sgt

HALL, RONALD ALFRED  (1810453)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4331 UV-R of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Ludwigshafen during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

BEAUMONT, RONALD FRANCIS  (1601542)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4331 UV-R of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Ludwigshafen during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

CAPON, MAURICE GEORGE WILFRED  (1333550)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4331 UV-R of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Ludwigshafen during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

CURTIS, DUNCAN  (814139)  AuxAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4331 UV-R of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Ludwigshafen during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Apr

Flt Sgt

MILLER, IAN GORDON  (411165)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4331 UV-R of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Ludwigshafen during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

RICHMOND, NORMAN PERCY  (1391946)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4331 UV-R of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Ludwigshafen during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

WILSON, GEORGE JOSEPH  (1383005)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4331 UV-R of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Ludwigshafen during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

JONES, HAROLD ERNEST  (1375844)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE501 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Seraincourt during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Seraincourt Churchyard

16-Apr

Sgt

ERRINGTON, GEORGE  (1531620)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE501 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Seraincourt during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Seraincourt Churchyard

16-Apr

Plt Off

TOZER, COLIN FOLEY  (406585)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE501 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Seraincourt during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Seraincourt Churchyard

16-Apr

Sgt

WHITE, RICHARD KITCHENER  (1193463)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE501 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Seraincourt during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Seraincourt Churchyard

16-Apr

WO II

YOUNG, GORDON KENNETH  (R/90189)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE501 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Seraincourt during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Seraincourt Churchyard

16-Apr

Wg Cdr

GLEED, IAN RICHARD DSO, DFC (37800)  RAF; age: 26

He was the Wing Leader of No 244 Wing and killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB502, which was shot down by an enemy fighter near Cap Bon.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery.

16-Apr

Fg Off

LARCEY, FREDERICK WILLIAM DFC (129668)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, V8251 of No 604 Sqn, which failed to return from a night patrol off Beachey Head.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Apr

Wg Cdr

WOOD, VERNON CHARLES  (37309)  RAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, V8251 of No 604 Sqn, which failed to return from a night patrol off Beachey Head.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Apr

Flt Lt

MACLACHLAN, GORDON BAIRD  (101490)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VI, BS245 'C' of No 616 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters on a Ramrod to Brest.  He is buried in Plouguerneau Communal Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

HOMER, DONALD MAULDON  (1335490)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, EH374 of No 1 OADU, which collided with Spitfire VC, AB518 of No 65 Sqn whilst in the circuit at Portreath.  He is buried in Dartford (Watling Street) Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

CORNHILL, BORIS FREDERICK  (1197358)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, EH374 of No 1 OADU, which collided with Spitfire VC, AB518 of No 65 Sqn whilst in the circuit at Portreath.  He is buried in Goldington (St Mary) Churchyard

16-Apr

Sgt

AYERS, LESLIE JUDSON  (414576)  RNZAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, EH374 of No 1 OADU, which collided with Spitfire VC, AB518 of No 65 Sqn whilst in the circuit at Portreath.  He is buried in Illogan (St Illogan) Churchyard

16-Apr

Sgt

BROWN, ROLAND  (1059977)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ406 of No 1409  Flt, which failed to return from a special operation.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

16-Apr

Plt Off

GRIFFITHS, GEORGE  (140916)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ406 of No 1409  Flt, which failed to return from a special operation.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

16-Apr

AC1

RYDER, HENRY  (1524389)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 15 S&TC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

16-Apr

Flt Lt

BARRETT, CUTHBERT RODERICK  (83979)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS603 of No 1657 HCU, which crashed on an overshoot at East Wretham whilst carrying out a three-engined flying practice.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard

16-Apr

Flt Sgt

LAMOND, ALEXANDER CAMPBELL  (412527)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS603 of No 1657 HCU, which crashed on an overshoot at East Wretham whilst carrying out a three-engined flying practice.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard

16-Apr

Sgt

HUMPHREYS, WILLIAM STANLEY  (1035927)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS603 of No 1657 HCU, which crashed on an overshoot at East Wretham whilst carrying out a three-engined flying practice.  He is buried in Darlington North Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

DAWSON, SYDNEY  (1125488)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS603 of No 1657 HCU, which crashed on an overshoot at East Wretham whilst carrying out a three-engined flying practice.  He is buried in Royton Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

HERD, ALEXANDER  (1349891)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor III, HM303 of No 2 RS, which flew into the ground near Farringdon in Berkshire.  He is buried in Dunfermline Cemetery

16-Apr

AC1

FAULKNER, FREDERICK JOHN  (1387139)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor III, HM303 of No 2 RS, which flew into the ground near Farringdon in Berkshire.  He is buried in Yatesbury (All Saints) Churchyard

16-Apr

LAC

EVANS, JOHN HUGH  (1670972)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 34 EFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Assiniboia (Mount Hope) Cemetery

16-Apr

Sgt

MASON, JOHN RICHARD  (1218537)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Cornell, FJ654 of No 34 EFTS, which .  He is buried in Assiniboia (Mount Hope) Cemetery

16-Apr

AC2

PARKER, RAYMOND VICTOR  (1661949)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving or was travelling on board the HMT F7 at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery

16-Apr

AC1

WILKINS, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1272999)  RAFVR; age: 38

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 Eton.  He is buried in Slough (Stoke Road) Cemetery

16-Apr

LAC

ANDREWS, EDWARD LEONARD  (507989)  RAF; age: 42

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Maidstone.  He is buried in Rainham (St Margaret) Churchyard

16-Apr

Plt Off

BAYLISS, ALBERT HENRY  (135001)  RAFVR; age: 23

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

16-Apr

LAC

SUTCLIFFE, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1633885)  RAFVR; age: 38

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 Romsey.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

16-Apr

AC2

MASON, DANIEL  (1359610)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving with No 3 (P) AFU and was killed when Oxford I, N4723 swung on take off and he was hit by the tailplane.  He is buried in Bishopswood (All Saints) Churchyard.

16-Apr

Fg Off

ZEBROWSKI, Jerzy (P.1641)  PAF; age: 30

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

BLACKBURN, JOHN SYDNEY  (1387462)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK691 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Hetzerath on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

BROMLEY, THOMAS LESLIE  (625668)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK691 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Hetzerath on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

FIDDES, HENRY CRELLING  (143396)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK691 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Hetzerath on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

FORTUNE, HERBERT  (1179661)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK691 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Hetzerath on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

GREENWOOD, JOHN WILLIAM  (1360248)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK691 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Hetzerath on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Lt

HAYCOCK, DENNIS HENRY  (117422)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK691 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Hetzerath on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

BONE, ALEXANDER VICTOR  (48898)  RAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED427 EA-O of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

COPE, RONALD  (1086776)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED427 EA-O of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

FOSTER, RAYMOND NORMAN PERCY  (545719)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED427 EA-O of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

ROONEY, RAYMOND JOSEPH  (1238955)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED427 EA-O of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Plt Off

WATT, BRUCE EMMOTT  (J/90946)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED427 EA-O of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

WHITE, RAYMOND CHARLES  (1314559)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED427 EA-O of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

YELLAND, CYRIL WILLIAM  (1578189)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED427 EA-O of No 49 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

BAMFORD, CHARLES GLENDINNING  (575897)  RAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED441 EA-E of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Amiens on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Camon Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

DIXON, ALAN NORRIS  (1254892)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED441 EA-E of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Amiens on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Camon Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

FLETCHER, JAMES FREDERICK  (1579349)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED441 EA-E of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Amiens on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Camon Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

JAMES, CHARLES LAWRENCE  (1452712)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED441 EA-E of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Amiens on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Camon Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

PENRY, DAVID TREVOR  (1385187)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED441 EA-E of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Amiens on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Camon Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

ROBERTSON, THOMAS CHARLES  (1379852)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED441 EA-E of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Amiens on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Camon Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

DAY, HERBERT HARRY  (124456)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED691 VN-K of No 50 Sqn, which came down near Epense on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Epense Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

COTTER, PATRICK CLAUD  (130513)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED784 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea after being severely damaged by night fighters and flak on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Fg Off

ELDERFIELD, HENRY  (125506)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED784 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea after being severely damaged by night fighters and flak on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

HINCHCLIFFE, HAROLD  (1147367)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED784 VN-N of No 50 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea after being severely damaged by night fighters and flak on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

BARNES, HERBERT RHYS  (1412081)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED800 VN-U of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

BATES, JOHN ALEC  (1078000)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED800 VN-U of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

BERRY, ALBERT WARREN  (1162200)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED800 VN-U of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

DUNCAN, JOHN GILCHRIST  (1346422)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED800 VN-U of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

PAYNE, CYRIL  (1475694)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED800 VN-U of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

SMELLIE, DAVID MACKENZIE  (1345207)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED800 VN-U of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

SPEIRS, JAMES  (947859)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED800 VN-U of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

BRAY, LESLIE ROBERT  (1159492)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT561 MH-K of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Hadamar during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

BRIFFETT, SYDNEY JOHN  (1402515)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT561 MH-K of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Hadamar during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

BURT, RAYMOND CHARLES  (1336282)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT561 MH-K of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Hadamar during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

COX, ERNEST WALTER  (1334812)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT561 MH-K of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Hadamar during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

WO II

McCARDLE, FREDERICK GRANT  (R/115429)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT561 MH-K of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Hadamar during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

McLAREN, ROBERT ALLAN  (1343837)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT561 MH-K of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Hadamar during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

ROGERS, WILLIAM AUGUSTUS  (1377421)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT561 MH-K of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Hadamar during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

CLEMENTS, RAYMOND FREDERICK  (124706)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT670 MH-M of No 51 Sqn, which crashed near Chalon-sur-Marne after being hit by flak on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chalons-en-Champagne East Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

HAYDEN, THOMAS FREDERICK  (1244010)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT670 MH-M of No 51 Sqn, which crashed near Chalon-sur-Marne after being hit by flak on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chalons-en-Champagne East Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

INCH, DOUGLAS FREDERICK  (1271750)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT670 MH-M of No 51 Sqn, which crashed near Chalon-sur-Marne after being hit by flak on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chalons-en-Champagne East Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

MUMME, ROBIN MORRIS  (700735)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT670 MH-M of No 51 Sqn, which crashed near Chalon-sur-Marne after being hit by flak on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chalons-en-Champagne East Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

LANCASTER, ERNEST LEE  (408770)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT670 MH-M of No 51 Sqn, which crashed near Chalon-sur-Marne after being hit by flak on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

RAY, HARRY  (658424)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR729 MH-R of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

BRISBANE, WILLIAM CHRISTIE  (125668)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR729 MH-R of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

17-Apr

WO

EDWARDS, JOSEPH GILBERT  (1167329)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR729 MH-R of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

KITCHEN, ANTONY DEREK  (145786)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR729 MH-R of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

LEWIS, ALUN OLIVER  (1387933)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR729 MH-R of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

ROBERTS, GEOFFREY EVAN  (651771)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR729 MH-R of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

WALTERS, LIONEL  (49233)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR729 MH-R of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

AXTELL, DENNIS  (626794)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR784 of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Maucourt in France during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Maucourt French National Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

McBRIAR, WILLIAM ROBERT  (51909)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR784 of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Maucourt in France during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Maucourt French National Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

REID, DONALD HAROLD  (1316069)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR784 of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Maucourt in France during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Maucourt French National Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

ROBINSON, THOMAS COLLIS  (120669)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR784 of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Maucourt in France during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Maucourt French National Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

STEWART, RONALD HENRY  (J/17100)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR784 of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Maucourt in France during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Maucourt French National Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

THOMPSON, FRANK MALCOLM  (144266)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR784 of No 51 Sqn, which came down near Maucourt in France during a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Maucourt French National Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

CLUDERAY, ELVIN NEWTON  (J/15371)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN478 of No 56 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea about 90 miles from Cromer.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

DAVIDSON, EDWARD REGINALD  (1338539)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4317 QR-R of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

DAWSON, WILLIAM WALLER  (1123166)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4317 QR-R of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

EDWARDS, JOHN FREDERICK  (143652)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4317 QR-R of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

HOLDSWORTH, DONALD ALFRED  (144654)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4317 QR-R of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

KEAY, PETER JOHN  (15302)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4317 QR-R of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

MACFARLANE, WILLIAM  (142540)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4317 QR-R of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

REES, JACK VALENTINE  (1321234)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4317 QR-R of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

WILLIAMS, CYRIL FREDERICK  (123048)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4317 QR-R of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

MURRAY, STANLEY DIGBY  (130784)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson III, V9124 of No 62 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near Agartala.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

PIERSON, RODNEY LESLIE  (1376120)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF451 AA-Z of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

CAMERON, LESLIE CHARLES  (971743)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF451 AA-Z of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

EVERDEN, LESLIE LEONARD  (1187983)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF451 AA-Z of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

GROVES, KELVIN HAVELOCK GREEN  (415819)  RNZAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF451 AA-Z of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

SHERGOLD, TOM GRAHAM  (1149715)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF451 AA-Z of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

STONE, RONALD CHARLES  (413281)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF451 AA-Z of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

WANSTALL, RICHARD FLEURY  (656462)  RAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF451 AA-Z of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

17-Apr

WO

WAY, JAMES OSCAR  (R/102353)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF451 AA-Z of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

BROWN, STEPHEN HUGH COLIN  (1336567)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT575 MP-Y of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Liesse in France during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

CLINGING, BRODIE JOHN  (1384438)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT575 MP-Y of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Liesse in France during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

FIDGEON, FRANCIS CHRISTOPHER  (1196513)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT575 MP-Y of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Liesse in France during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

JONASSON, LEONARD NORMAN  (R/180403)  RCAF; age: 17

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT575 MP-Y of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Liesse in France during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

ROSS, FRANCIS OWEN  (R/99150)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT575 MP-Y of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Liesse in France during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

STRACHAN, JOHN  (1013892)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT575 MP-Y of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Liesse in France during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

WEDDERBURN, BRIAN WALTER EDWARD  (1335713)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT575 MP-Y of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Liesse in France during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

COOPER, ALEXANDER NICHOLSON  (49280)  RAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB800 MP-U of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Mundelsheim during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

ROBB, FRASER ALLAN  (R/122884)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB800 MP-U of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Mundelsheim during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

SMITH, HAROLD ERIC  (126887)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB800 MP-U of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Mundelsheim during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

WEBB, JAMES FREDERICK  (49997)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB800 MP-U of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Mundelsheim during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

WRIGHT, GEORGE CLIFFORD  (1213927)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB800 MP-U of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Mundelsheim during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

BRAYBROOK, STANLEY  (653562)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK165 MP-E of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Lachen during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

BROWN, GEOFFREY  (751279)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK165 MP-E of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Lachen during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

KAY, JACK  (1079407)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK165 MP-E of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Lachen during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

ROSS, ALLEN RODERICK  (R/115601)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK165 MP-E of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Lachen during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

WEBB, KENNETH ERNEST  (1315766)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK165 MP-E of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Lachen during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

WILLIAMS, KENNETH REES GEORGE  (1315633)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK165 MP-E of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Lachen during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

EDGAR, ALLAN KNOWLES  (1380422)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB908 KN-W of No 77 Sqn, which he was killed when he abandoned the aircraft at too low an altitude on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

FERNEE, GEORGE RICHARD  (1383533)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB908 KN-W of No 77 Sqn, which he was killed when he abandoned the aircraft at too low an altitude on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

PULLEN, DICK IRVIN  (646201)  RAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB908 KN-W of No 77 Sqn, which he was killed when he abandoned the aircraft at too low an altitude on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

ROBINSON, ROBERT WALTER  (1332631)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB908 KN-W of No 77 Sqn, which he was killed when he abandoned the aircraft at too low an altitude on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

McNICHOL, GLEN ALEXANDER  (J/17109)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5484 OL-V of No 83 Sqn, which came down near Pontavert in France whilst returning to base on two engines from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Pontavert Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

BEAVEN, ROY  (626944)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5622 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Dobrany in Czechoslovakia on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

KLEINHORN, MAURICE  (965184)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5622 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Dobrany in Czechoslovakia on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

McLELLAN, NORMAN MILTON  (J/8807)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5622 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Dobrany in Czechoslovakia on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

MILTON, FRANK CYRIL  (51800)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5622 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Dobrany in Czechoslovakia on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

PODOLSKY, ALEX  (R/86547)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5622 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Dobrany in Czechoslovakia on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

RODGERS, JACK  (1381145)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5622 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Dobrany in Czechoslovakia on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Lt

WELLS, WALTER BASIL  (123044)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5622 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which crashed near Dobrany in Czechoslovakia on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Prague War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

HUMPHREY, JOHN HENRY  (1331013)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, ER979 of No 93 Sqn, which crashed into the sea following an engine failure during a tactical recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

17-Apr

Sgt

ATKINSON, DONALD KEITH  (416075)  RNZAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED563 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Saarbrucken on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

BROWN, IAN STEWART  (R/124176)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED563 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Saarbrucken on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

CLUTTERBUCK, ROBERT FRANK  (1292995)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED563 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Saarbrucken on a raid tro Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

MONK, PETER VIVIAN  (416383)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED563 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Saarbrucken on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

RUDICK, PETER  (R/140995)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED563 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Saarbrucken on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

RUTTER, JOHN  (1535677)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED563 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Saarbrucken on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

VANSTON, NORMAN  (1128891)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED563 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Saarbrucken on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

GEORGE, WILLIAM HARRIS  (R/95479)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED564 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Nalbach on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

GOOD, GEORGE JAMES  (900793)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED564 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Nalbach on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

HUNT, RAYMOND EDWARD JOSEPH  (1271097)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED564 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Nalbach on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

JONES, THOMAS EVAN  (610787)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED564 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Nalbach on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Lt

MILLIKEN, ROBERT ERIC  (413451)  RNZAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED564 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Nalbach on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

WALTON, WILLIAM HIGHMOOR  (144757)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED564 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Nalbach on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

WHITBY, MAXWELL  (1433955)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED564 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which came down near Nalbach on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

EVANS, HENRY  (1387863)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED379 SR-F of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

FITCH, JAMES HENRY  (R/157039)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED379 SR-F of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

MENZIES, COLIN KERR  (416594)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED379 SR-F of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

MONKS, JACK  (1451283)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED379 SR-F of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

TAYLOR, THOMAS MAXWELL  (408888)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED379 SR-F of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

UPTON, HAROLD ALBERT  (651156)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED379 SR-F of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

WILLIAMS, GRAHAM GEORGE GM (136044)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR663 DY-T of No 102 Sqn, which he abandoned the aircraft after it was damaged by a night fighter on the return from a raid on Pilzen, but did not survive.  He is buried in Maubeuge-Centre Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

GIPSON, AARON HENRY  (J/13143)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4848 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

HARLEY, ROBERT WILLIAM  (1578786)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4848 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

HUDSON, FRANCIS JAMES  (129518)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4848 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

MEREFIELD, VICTOR JOHN  (1587160)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4848 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

MOONEY, JAMES OWEN BEGGS  (416141)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4848 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

COOK, JOHN CHRISTOPHER FREDERICK  (1271985)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF561 'W' of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down off the coast during a raid to Tunis.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

17-Apr

Sgt

STAIGHT, LAURENCE SYDNEY  (1216102)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF561 'W' of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down off the coast during a raid to Tunis.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

17-Apr

Sgt

UNDERWOOD, WILLIAM NEVILLE  (955160)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF561 'W' of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down off the coast during a raid to Tunis.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

17-Apr

Sgt

UNDERWOOD, DENNIS ALBERT HENRY  (1333767)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF561 'W' of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down off the coast during a raid to Tunis.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

17-Apr

Sgt

HENLEY, HENRY RONALD  (1335814)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF561 'W' of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down off the coast during a raid to Tunis.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

17-Apr

Plt Off

ANDERSEN, HARALD ROY  (143758)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4854 of No 156 Sqn, which came down at Aigny in France during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Brimont Churchyard

17-Apr

Plt Off

BORDYCOTT, KENNETH WINCHCOMBE  (139927)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4854 of No 156 Sqn, which came down at Aigny in France during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Brimont Churchyard

17-Apr

Sgt

BROUGHAM-FADDY, PATRICK LANGSTON  (577758)  RAF; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4854 of No 156 Sqn, which came down at Aigny in France during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Brimont Churchyard

17-Apr

Sgt

GOODING, BERNARD HAMILTON  (1331855)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4854 of No 156 Sqn, which came down at Aigny in France during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Brimont Churchyard

17-Apr

Plt Off

SMITH, FREDERICK  (138424)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4854 of No 156 Sqn, which came down at Aigny in France during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Brimont Churchyard

17-Apr

Sgt

STEPHENS, JOHN THOMAS  (1585561)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4854 of No 156 Sqn, which came down at Aigny in France during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Brimont Churchyard

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

WOOLNOUGH, WILLIAM OLDFIELD  (519840)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4854 of No 156 Sqn, which came down at Aigny in France during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Brimont Churchyard

17-Apr

Fg Off

BARRETT, KENNETH ALAN  (123848)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR758 NP-Y of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Saarbrucken on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

JAY, BRINLEY PEARCE  (403745)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR758 NP-Y of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Saarbrucken on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

BRUCE, NORMAN  (1068572)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE387 ZO-Z of No 196 Sqn, which came down at Couvron-et-Aumencourt during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Couvron-et-Aumencourt Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

HILL, ROY  (959541)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE387 ZO-Z of No 196 Sqn, which came down at Couvron-et-Aumencourt during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Couvron-et-Aumencourt Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

MORGAN, IVOR MALCOLM PAYNE  (143666)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE387 ZO-Z of No 196 Sqn, which came down at Couvron-et-Aumencourt during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Couvron-et-Aumencourt Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

PICKFORD, LESLIE  (998431)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE387 ZO-Z of No 196 Sqn, which came down at Couvron-et-Aumencourt during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Couvron-et-Aumencourt Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

TREVARTHEN, ALBERT WILLIAM ARNOLD  (127120)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE387 ZO-Z of No 196 Sqn, which came down at Couvron-et-Aumencourt during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Couvron-et-Aumencourt Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

LEE, ERIC MAKHAM  (1132944)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK653 BU-A of No 214 Sqn, which abandoned the aircraft after it was severely damaged by three Bf 109s over France during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

17-Apr

Fg Off

BIRD, KENNETH SIDNEY  (125987)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF514 HA-X of No 218 Sqn, which came down near Sedan in France during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

HOWLETT, DAVID FREDERICK  (138684)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF514 HA-X of No 218 Sqn, which came down near Sedan in France during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

KNIGHT, FREDERICK JOSEPH  (1236043)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF514 HA-X of No 218 Sqn, which came down near Sedan in France during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

LONGSTAFF, EMMETT JAY  (R/135092)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF514 HA-X of No 218 Sqn, which came down near Sedan in France during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

ROBERTS, DAVID ERIC  (R/125806)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF514 HA-X of No 218 Sqn, which came down near Sedan in France during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

DE KRETSER, DIRK BERTRAM  (123104)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG614 of No 239 Sqn, which collided with AM136 near Guildford during a dummy attack.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

PRICE, PHILIP CHARLES  (122236)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM136 of No 239 Sqn, which collided with AG614 near Guildford during a dummy attack.  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium

17-Apr

Fg Off

HARVEY, PHILIP  (102571)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7090 of No 263 Sqn, which was lost on on a Rhubarb to the Caen area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Fg Off

ABRAMS, BASIL COURTNEY  (133547)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7099 of No 263 Sqn, which was lost on on a shipping recce in the Cabourg area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Fg Off

KING, CECIL PERCY  (128999)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7117 of No 263 Sqn, which was lost on on a Rhubarb to the Caen area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Lt

BERAND, P M L ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BS105 of No 341 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters during Circus 286 to the Le Havre area.  

17-Apr

Sgt

FILL, HAROLD WALTER  (R/81030)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB343 EQ-X of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Liesse on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

GIELTY, ANTHONY PATRICK  (996048)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB343 EQ-X of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Liesse on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

WO

GUAY, JOSEPH JACQUES ALFRED  (R/55551)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB343 EQ-X of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Liesse on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

HAINES, LLOYD GEORGE  (R/117684)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB343 EQ-X of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Liesse on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

MACDONALD, IRVING  (R/88100)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB343 EQ-X of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Liesse on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

PILON, FRANCOIS ROLLAND  (R/90867)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB343 EQ-X of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Liesse on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

WINTER, RONALD HARRY  (1314142)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB343 EQ-X of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Liesse on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

KWASNEY, WILLIAM  (R/134910)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT752 EQ-W of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Luxembourg on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

COCKS, FRANK ROBERT  (1216483)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT752 EQ-W of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Luxembourg on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

GARGRAVE, DONALD FREDERICK  (1272498)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT752 EQ-W of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Luxembourg on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

HEMING, CECIL DAVIS  (R/70986)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT752 EQ-W of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Luxembourg on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

HILL, GEOFFREY MAXTED  (1435573)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT752 EQ-W of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Luxembourg on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

MACHELL, HARRY GEORGE  (R/81119)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT752 EQ-W of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Luxembourg on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

SERGENT, JOSEPH RAYMOND LOUIS  (J/20028)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT752 EQ-W of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Luxembourg on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

ARCHIE, STEVE  (R/139949)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB854 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Louppy-le-Chateau in France on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Louppy-le-Chateau Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

WO II

BIRCHALL, ROLAND  (R/90351)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB854 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Louppy-le-Chateau in France on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Louppy-le-Chateau Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

CANTLEY, ALEXANDER CRAWFORD  (R/73825)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB854 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Louppy-le-Chateau in France on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Louppy-le-Chateau Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

HEMING, GEORGE CHETWYND  (R/120606)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB854 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Louppy-le-Chateau in France on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Louppy-le-Chateau Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

JORGENSEN, STANLEY JOHANNES  (R/149986)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB854 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Louppy-le-Chateau in France on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Louppy-le-Chateau Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

MASON, RICHARD WILLIAM  (1333188)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB854 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Louppy-le-Chateau in France on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Louppy-le-Chateau Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

ZALESCHUK, DEMETRE  (R/115908)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB854 EQ-D of No 408 Sqn, which came down near Louppy-le-Chateau in France on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Louppy-le-Chateau Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

WO II

GIBSON, JOHN WILLIAM  (R/75614)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB925 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which came down between Bierfeld and Nonnweiler on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Lt

HATLE, CLIFFORD OSCAR  (J/9407)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB925 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which came down between Bierfeld and Nonnweiler on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

HOLMES, LAURENCE HENRY  (135023)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB925 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which came down between Bierfeld and Nonnweiler on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

KAPUSCINSKI, WILLIAM GEORGE  (R/80897)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB925 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which came down between Bierfeld and Nonnweiler on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

O'CONNELL, THOMAS HAROLD  (C/20465)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB925 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which came down between Bierfeld and Nonnweiler on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

OSMOND, SYDNEY FREDERICK  (1391764)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB925 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which came down between Bierfeld and Nonnweiler on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

WO II

RICHMOND, HENRY  (R/97633)  RCAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB925 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which came down between Bierfeld and Nonnweiler on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

TSCHANTRE, ALBERT ANDREW  (R/144193)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB925 EQ-R of No 408 Sqn, which came down between Bierfeld and Nonnweiler on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

HORAHAN, LAWRENCE MELVILLE  (R/127784)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE682 PT-T of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Luxembourg on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

ISAACS, JAMES EARL  (R/124524)  RCAF; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE682 PT-T of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Luxembourg on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

RADFORD, HORACE STANLEY PULLEN  (1206438)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE682 PT-T of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Luxembourg on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

PLANK, LESTER KENNETH  (R/113191)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE682 PT-T of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Luxembourg on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Sohier (Froidlieu) Communal Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

GRAY, HARRY  (124318)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE475 KW-E of No 425 Sqn, which crashed near Lotzbeuren and burst into flames on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

LEBLANC, JOHN MAURICE  (R/95511)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE475 KW-E of No 425 Sqn, which crashed near Lotzbeuren and burst into flames on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery

17-Apr

WO II

KENNEDY, JOHN CLAYTON  (R/109126)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE591 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bitburg on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

PARKINSON, JAMES  (1078306)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE591 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bitburg on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

THOMPSON, LESLIE  (1004634)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE591 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bitburg on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

WO II

WHALEN, EDWARD AMBROSE  (R/53979)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE591 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bitburg on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Fg Off

WOOD, RAYMOND GEORGE  (130506)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE591 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bitburg on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

TOMYN, STEVE  (R/130533)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE547 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

GILL, GEORGE  (940017)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK162 AL-B of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Reims in France on its return from a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Septmonts Churchyard

17-Apr

Sqn Ldr

HOLMES, FREDERICK ARTHUR  (37013)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK162 AL-B of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Reims in France on its return from a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Septmonts Churchyard

17-Apr

Flt Lt

LUNN, GERALD ALFRED  (J/10875)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK162 AL-B of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Reims in France on its return from a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Septmonts Churchyard

17-Apr

Fg Off

McMASTER, JOHN  (50436)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK162 AL-B of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Reims in France on its return from a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Septmonts Churchyard

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

RITCHIE, DOUGLAS SAMUEL  (R/104442)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK162 AL-B of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Reims in France on its return from a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Septmonts Churchyard

17-Apr

Sgt

HADLAND, MAURICE RICHARD  (572631)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE379 SE-H of No 431 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

ABLEWHITE, EDWARD JOHN  (1433368)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4942 UV-F of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Worms-Horchheim on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

BELL, JOHN COURTNEY  (205848)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4942 UV-F of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Worms-Horchheim on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

CLARK, ALFRED WILLIAM  (1387144)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4942 UV-F of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Worms-Horchheim on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

EBBOTT, EDWIN CYRIL  (409034)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4942 UV-F of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Worms-Horchheim on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

KING, EDWIN ROBERT  (411335)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4942 UV-F of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Worms-Horchheim on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

SMITH, LESLIE CHARLES  (1271374)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4942 UV-F of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Worms-Horchheim on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

WILLIAMS, JOHN NORMAN  (416135)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4942 UV-F of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Worms-Horchheim on a raid to Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

BAKER, ROBERT HENRY  (401730)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED711 UV-U of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

CHARLTON, WILLIAM ROY KENNETH  (411121)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED711 UV-U of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

KNILANDS, BRUCE  (9431)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED711 UV-U of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

PARKER, ALFRED KENNETH  (412265)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED711 UV-U of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

SMITH, ALAN KEILIER  (1378794)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED711 UV-U of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

STEWART, JAMES SCOTT  (409331)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED711 UV-U of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

WARD, FRANCIS HENRY  (411207)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED711 UV-U of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

WHITE, DAVID EDWARD  (408896)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED711 UV-U of No 460 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

ANDERSON, RONALD CLAUDE  (415980)  RNZAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED780 of No 467 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

BOASE, PETER LEONARD  (405819)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED780 of No 467 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

17-Apr

Sgt

JOHNSON, RONALD JOSEPH (RON)  (1453416)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED780 of No 467 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

17-Apr

Sgt

MARTIN, THOMAS  (636646)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED780 of No 467 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

17-Apr

Sgt

McDONALD, ALBERT FREDERICK  (1338233)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED780 of No 467 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

17-Apr

Fg Off

McNAIR, BRIAN ROBERT  (80418)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED780 of No 467 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

STUART, RAYMOND CLARENCE  (406702)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED780 of No 467 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

17-Apr

Sgt

BANNATYNE, WILLIAM WATSON  (1564310)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED651 PO-Y of No 467 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

DUNN, ROBERT  (944720)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED651 PO-Y of No 467 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Sgt

PALLENDER, RALPH HENRY  (640100)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED651 PO-Y of No 467 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Apr

Plt Off

BARNETT, HERBERT WILLIAM  (132190)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD226 'X' of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol, probably being shot down by enemy fighters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

DAVIS, WILLIAM  (1551245)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD226 'X' of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol, probably being shot down by enemy fighters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

RAY, KENNETH  (1128117)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD226 'X' of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol, probably being shot down by enemy fighters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

REYNOLDS, JOHN HENRY  (1172613)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD226 'X' of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol, probably being shot down by enemy fighters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

SMITH, LEONARD GEORGE  (1385192)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD226 'X' of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol, probably being shot down by enemy fighters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Fg Off

THWAITES, COLIN  (125888)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD226 'X' of No 10 OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol, probably being shot down by enemy fighters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

Sgt

DERBYSHIRE, HAROLD  (1451160)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA768 of No 81 OTU, which crashed near Exeter during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Lowton (or Lowton St Mary's) (St Mary) Churchyard

17-Apr

Sgt

FINDLEY, ROY CHARLES SAMUEL  (1451563)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA768 of No 81 OTU, which crashed near Exeter during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Stockton Heath (St Thomas) Churchyard

17-Apr

Flt Sgt

COKER , HENRY JOHN  (703)  MVAF; age:

He had been serving with the MVAF when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Tokyo area of Japan.   Yokohama War Cemetery

17-Apr

Cpl

JONES, JOHN HENRY  (1357753)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Doncaster.  He is buried in Llandudno (Great Orme's Head) Cemetery

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