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Casualties - 28 - 30 April 1943


28-Apr

Wg Cdr

MACDONALD, GRAEME EATON  (32159)  RAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AP255 of No 4 Sqn, which was caught in the blast of an exploding ammunition barge, it had just attacked.  He is buried in Zwollerkerspel (Voorst) General Cemetery

28-Apr

Fg Off

HOPKINS, WILLIAM HENRY  (413851)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ693 of No 23 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an Intruder sortie over Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

28-Apr

WO

SHERRINGTON, ROY CLAUDE DFM (751458)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ693 of No 23 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an Intruder sortie over Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

DRISCOLL, DANIEL  (1336580)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN265  of No 56 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Aylesham in Norfolk.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery

28-Apr

Plt Off

ROBERTSON, IAN RONALD  (404657)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4898 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Copenhagen (Bispebjerg) Cemetery

28-Apr

WO

COLLENETTE, MICHAEL DE BEAUCHAMP  (742200)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4898 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Frederikshavn Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

NORMAN, JACK  (541519)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4898 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Helsingborg (Palsjo) Municipal Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

BOND, ARTHUR WILLIAM  (1301892)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4898 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Plt Off

GYLES, NATHANIEL ROBERT  (401236)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4898 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Plt Off

MIX, REGINALD DONOVAN  (J/17075)  RCAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4898 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

WO II

MOORE, FRANKLIN GUY  (R/119531)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4898 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Fg Off

BICKHAM, CHARLES JOHN  (49977)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9290 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish island of Lolland during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

CORIN, HENRY GEORGE  (417269)  RNZAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9290 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish island of Lolland during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

GRAHAM, ANDREW  (1369996)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9290 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish island of Lolland during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

HOWES, VICTOR CHARLES  (413418)  RNZAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9290 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish island of Lolland during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Flt Sgt

LEWIS, ALFRED EDWARD  (412458)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9290 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish island of Lolland during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

MOULTON, FREDERICK ARTHUR  (1292879)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9290 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish island of Lolland during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

WHITEHART, JOHN HERBERT  (964185)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9290 AA-X of No 75 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Danish island of Lolland during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

BOXALL, CHARLES HENRY GEORGE  (1393248)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7513 AA-G of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

CHURCH, DAVID  (1196564)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7513 AA-G of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

HALLIBURTON, KEITH  (415411)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7513 AA-G of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

HOWELL, ALEXANDER CLUNIE  (392104)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7513 AA-G of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

HUNTER, PATRICK TORRE  (42297)  RNZAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7513 AA-G of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

SCARFE, LESLIE THOMAS  (1261331)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7513 AA-G of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

SIDHU, DEVINDER SINGH  (946455)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7513 AA-G of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

HOLME, HARRY PEARS  (1301281)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK807 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

28-Apr

Sgt

SHOGREN, MALCOLM EDWARD JOHN  (415375)  RNZAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK807 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

28-Apr

Flt Sgt

BRIAN, WILLIAM LESLIE FRED  (411737)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK807 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Flt Sgt

BUCKLEY, ROSS CAMERON  (411206)  RNZAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK807 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Plt Off

HAMER, DOUGLAS VINCENT  (141713)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK807 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

LENNOX, GEORGE LEN  (950013)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK807 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

ROSS, DESMOND RAY  (411451)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK807 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

LAC

KITE, EVAN JOHN  (983012)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 76 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Bulmer.  He is buried in Beaumaris Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

BALFOUR, RAYMONDE DEREK  (1396828)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED728 SR-Y of No 101 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Biarritz (Du Sabaou) Communal Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

CLEGG, HERBERT  (947632)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED728 SR-Y of No 101 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Biarritz (Du Sabaou) Communal Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

DIXON, RICHARD NORMAN  (1046330)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED728 SR-Y of No 101 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Biarritz (Du Sabaou) Communal Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

MARGERUM, CHARLES AL FRED  (1335003)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED728 SR-Y of No 101 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Biarritz (Du Sabaou) Communal Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

PARK, DONALD JASPER  (1294117)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED728 SR-Y of No 101 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Biarritz (Du Sabaou) Communal Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

STOTTER, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (1302662)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED728 SR-Y of No 101 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Biarritz (Du Sabaou) Communal Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

VELDSMAN, JOHANNES JACOBUS  (710084)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED728 SR-Y of No 101 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Biarritz (Du Sabaou) Communal Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

COWBURN, JAMES FRANK  (1066695)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK390 of No 117 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Monastir after stalling in a turn at low level.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

LEACH, PETER GEORGE  (1315257)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK390 of No 117 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Monastir after stalling in a turn at low level.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

28-Apr

LAC

LEMMON, JAMES  (981990)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK390 of No 117 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Monastir after stalling in a turn at low level.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

MARTIN, RONALD ALFRED  (1359993)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK390 of No 117 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Monastir after stalling in a turn at low level.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

28-Apr

LAC

PARKER, WILLIAM  (935764)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK390 of No 117 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Monastir after stalling in a turn at low level.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

28-Apr

Cpl

PLATT, ARTHUR  (545591)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK390 of No 117 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Monastir after stalling in a turn at low level.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

WALLS, JOHN  (1164468)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK390 of No 117 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Monastir after stalling in a turn at low level.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

CULLEY, EDWARD JAMES  (1031824)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR773 NP-A of No 158 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

DENT, WALTER GILBERT  (R/89376)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR773 NP-A of No 158 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

GIBSON, MAURICE ALBERT  (1585098)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR773 NP-A of No 158 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Flt Sgt

MACKIE, JOHN DUNCAN DUTHIE  (402557)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR773 NP-A of No 158 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

WO II

PRIDDIN, WILLIAM EDWARD ERNEST  (R/74230)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR773 NP-A of No 158 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Plt Off

ROBERTS, RICHARD DAVID  (143094)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR773 NP-A of No 158 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Plt Off

SCHOFIELD, ARTHUR REGINALD  (141827)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR773 NP-A of No 158 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Flt Lt

TAYLOR, JOHN LAWRENCE  (118487)  RAFVR; age: ?

A member of No 458 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP510 of No 172 Sqn, which ditched in the Mediterranean and sank almost immediately.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

28-Apr

Flt Sgt

CLEMOW, WILLIAM JOHN  (403920)  RAAF; age: 27

A member of No 458 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP510 of No 172 Sqn, which ditched in the Mediterranean and sank almost immediately.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

28-Apr

Fg Off

PREBBLE, IAN DOUGLAS  (41186)  RNZAF; age: 23

A member of No 458 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP510 of No 172 Sqn, which ditched in the Mediterranean and sank almost immediately.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.memorated on the Malta Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

HOUGHTON, HARRY DENNIS  (939010)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R8893 'M' of No 182 Sqn, which was lost on an evening Rhubarb to the Hardelot area.  He is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

CARLTON, ROBERT WILSON  (1379708)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Found at Culla Bay of No 206 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Leeds (Harehills) Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

BOLTON, JOHN ALBERT  (1333378)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF515 HA-N of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Copenhagen (Bispebjerg) Cemetery

28-Apr

Fg Off

WHEELHOUSE, THOMAS CHARLES  (119901)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF515 HA-N of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Copenhagen (Bispebjerg) Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

FITZPATRICK, ARTHUR ALLAN  (1499616)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF515 HA-N of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Reerslev Churchyard

28-Apr

Flt Lt

BERRIDGE, GORDON FREDERICK  (47736)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF515 HA-N of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Reerslev Churchyard

28-Apr

Sgt

ERNE, KENNETH FRANK  (574108)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF515 HA-N of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Reerslev Churchyard

28-Apr

Fg Off

PARSLOE, CYRIL VINCENT  (120735)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF515 HA-N of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Reerslev Churchyard

28-Apr

Plt Off

TRAYNOR, JAMES MELLON  (139400)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF515 HA-N of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Reerslev Churchyard

28-Apr

Sgt

BRIGHURST, ARCHIBALD WILLIAM  (658114)  RAF; age: 30

A member of No 458 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD593 of No 221 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed near Cape Bon in Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

28-Apr

WO I

KEITH, ALAN LIONEL  (R/90509)  RCAF; age: 21

A member of No 458 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD593 of No 221 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed near Cape Bon in Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

28-Apr

Plt Off

PAROISSIEN, JIM CUNNINGHAM  (407801)  RAAF; age: 32

A member of No 458 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD593 of No 221 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed near Cape Bon in Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

28-Apr

Flt Sgt

SUTHERLAND, ARCHIBALD MCCOLL  (1111507)  RAFVR; age: 21

A member of No 458 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD593 of No 221 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed near Cape Bon in Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

28-Apr

Sgt

LYLE, GEORGE  (1022822)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, AD593 of No 221 Sqn, which was shot down and crashed near Cape Bon in Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

28-Apr

Fg Off

PAVLU, OTTO  (117614)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EE635 of No 310 Sqn, which was lost on Roadstead 60 north of Le Sept Isles.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

CLOVER, ARTHUR  (1058469)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH291 of No 353 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Gannavaram.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

28-Apr

Flt Lt

LETCHFORD, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (401770)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH291 of No 353 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Gannavaram.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

28-Apr

Sqn Ldr

SMALL, DAVID LAWRENCE  (79143)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH291 of No 353 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Gannavaram.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

28-Apr

Fg Off

TAYLOR, NORMAN CHARLES  (112758)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH291 of No 353 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Gannavaram.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

28-Apr

WO II

ACKER, JAMES GORDON  (R/91189)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB923 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Sgt

ALLAN, JAMES ARTHUR LAURENCE  (R/80235)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB923 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Flt Sgt

CARLEY, JOHN WILLIAM  (R/98829)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB923 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Flt Sgt

GOURDE, ROBERT RUSSELL  (R/134921)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB923 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Flt Sgt

MURPHY, LLOYD JOSEPH CHARLES  (R/146613)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB923 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

WO II

O'CONNOR, JAMES MICHAEL BARRY  (R/68264)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB923 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

WO II

SMALLWOOD, GEORGE KENNETH ALFRED  (R/105312)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB923 VR-Q of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Apr

Fg Off

HOSLIN, LOUIS CHARLES  (120020)  RAFVR; age: 28

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Lysander III, P9118 of No 1 AOS, which overturned at Innerwell, Wigtownshire in an attempted forced landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Epsom Cemetery

28-Apr

Fg Off

KAMINSKI, Jozef (P.1758)  PAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, DL577  of No 16 (P) SFTS, which flew into ground near Rotherham whilst inverted following a roll.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

28-Apr

LAC

TALIK, Jan (P.784257)  PAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, DL577  of No 16 (P) SFTS, which flew into ground near Rotherham whilst inverted following a roll.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

McLACHLAN, DUGALD  (1340993)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA841 ZV-E of No 19 OTU, which dived into the Moray Firth at high speed on its return from a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery

28-Apr

Flt Sgt

BLAKE, ERIC STUART  (R/150542)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA841 ZV-E of No 19 OTU, which dived into the Moray Firth at high speed on its return from a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground

28-Apr

Sgt

GRIFFITHS, DANIEL BROOKE  (30185)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA841 ZV-E of No 19 OTU, which dived into the Moray Firth at high speed on its return from a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground

28-Apr

Sgt

GROCOCK, JOSEPH STANLEY  (1443282)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA841 ZV-E of No 19 OTU, which dived into the Moray Firth at high speed on its return from a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground

28-Apr

Sgt

DEBENHAM, ALFRED GORDON  (943098)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA841 ZV-E of No 19 OTU, which dived into the Moray Firth at high speed on its return from a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Leicester (Saffron Hill) Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

MITCHELL, ERIC  (1234582)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA841 ZV-E of No 19 OTU, which dived into the Moray Firth at high speed on its return from a night cross country exercise.  He is buried in Todmorden (Christ Church) Churchyard

28-Apr

Sgt

SYKES, ERIC NORMAN  (1100677)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2152 of No 2 (C) OTU, which flew into high ground at night on Urra Moor, near Great Broughton, Yorkshire.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery

28-Apr

Fg Off

DAVISON, PETER EWART  (127323)  RAFVR; age: 20?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, R2152 of No 2 (C) OTU, which flew into high ground at night on Urra Moor, near Great Broughton, Yorkshire.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery

28-Apr

Flt Sgt

STRATTON, KEITH ROBINSON  (R/140944)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5379 of No 3 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground at night at Clee Hill, near Ludlow, Shropshire.  He is buried in Bridgnorth Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

LLOYD, WILLIAM MICHAEL RICHARDSON  (1278603)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5379 of No 3 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground at night at Clee Hill, near Ludlow, Shropshire.  He is buried in Bridgnorth Cemetery

28-Apr

Flt Sgt

SPROWELL, WILLIAM  (R/144996)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5379 of No 3 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground at night at Clee Hill, near Ludlow, Shropshire.  He is buried in Warrington Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

BANKS, ERIC FRANK  (1132835)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5379 of No 3 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground at night at Clee Hill, near Ludlow, Shropshire.  He is buried in Wednesfield (St Thomas) Churchyard Extension

28-Apr

Sgt

HAMMOND, KENNETH ARTHUR  (1335656)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5379 of No 3 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground at night at Clee Hill, near Ludlow, Shropshire.  He was buried in/or cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

28-Apr

LAC

NETHERCOT, STEPHEN OCTAVIUS  (1587243)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Cornell, FH874 of No 33 EFTS, which .  He is buried in Caron Municipal Cemetery

28-Apr

Fg Off

NICHOLLS, RAYMOND HARRY  (131530)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Cornell, FH874 of No 33 EFTS, which .  He is buried in Caron Municipal Cemetery

28-Apr

Fg Off

CANTIN, JOSEPH EDWARD LEO  (J/20226)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG502 of No 41 OTU, which flew into the ground following an engine failure whilst flying at low level.  He is buried in Hawarden Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

SKOBLACK, PETER  (R/59063)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3901 of No 55 OTU, which crashed into Scarrow Manwitch Fell in Cumberland.  He is buried in Annan Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

GILLAM, STANLEY ERNEST BENJAMIN  (572171)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, 2137 (ex T8171) of No 6 AS, which crashed at Potchefstroom.  He is buried in Potchefstroom Military Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

SCOTT, CLAUDE BROWNLIE  (1365810)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL772 of No 9 (C) OTU, which  flew into a hill at Lezayre, near Ramsey, IoM following an engine failure.  He is buried in Hamilton (Bent) Cemetery

28-Apr

AC1

COOPER, JAMES BERNARD TURVILLE  (515499)  RAF; age: 32

He was serving at Bombay at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery

28-Apr

Flt Sgt

STONE, JOHN MAYNARD  (405656)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, KX107 of Maison Blanche, which failed to arrive at Maison Blanche on a courier flight from 'Euston'.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

28-Apr

LAC

THOMAS, MERVYN HUGH ERNEST (TERRY)  (1587193)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving at Riddle-McKay Aero College, Clewiston at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Arcadia (Oak Ridge) Cemetery

28-Apr

LAC

WASHER, DENNIS HERMAN  (1489918)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving at Riddle-McKay Aero College, Clewiston at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Arcadia (Oak Ridge) Cemetery

28-Apr

Sgt

ALLEN, THOMAS ARTHUR  (1314462)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Pangbourne (St James the Less) Churchyard

28-Apr

Flt Lt

WILMET, ROBERT ERNEST JULIEN  (86623)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

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?.  He is commemorated in the The Maidenhead Register

29-Apr

Sgt

GIBBS, FREDERICK GEORGE ROSCOE  (1268389)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED325 PH-J of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

29-Apr

Plt Off

HEAD, LAURENCE WALTER GEORGE  (143900)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED325 PH-J of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

MURPHY, PETER THOMAS  (976496)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED325 PH-J of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

SHORT, JOSEPH  (1043825)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED325 PH-J of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

WENSLEY, HARRY HARGREAVES  (548014)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED325 PH-J of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

PAYNE, DONALD WILLIAM  (1317460)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED325 PH-J of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Sgt

WILLATT, JOHN  (1236693)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED325 PH-J of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Flt Lt

ASHTON, RONALD HUGH  (41814)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4954 PH-V of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

BUSCOMBE, EDWIN GEORGE  (1317349)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4954 PH-V of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

GOODHAND, ARTHUR  (1101483)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4954 PH-V of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Apr

Flt Sgt

HUGGARD, JOHN STEPHEN  (35488)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4954 PH-V of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

LEES, PETER  (1578183)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4954 PH-V of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

MACKINTOSH, JOHN  (1430161)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4954 PH-V of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

SAVAGE, MAURICE  (1080386)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4954 PH-V of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

ELSWORTHY, GEORGE  (1315743)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED408 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

29-Apr

Plt Off

HADDOW, JAMES LOVE  (143857)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED408 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

29-Apr

Fg Off

VEIRA, BASIL VERNON LANCELOT  (J/10677)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED408 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

DOWNES, CECIL WILLIAM SINCLAIR  (989136)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED408 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Flt Sgt

FREEMAN, WILLIAM EDWIN  (1311073)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED408 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Sgt

GRANT, RICHARD COLUMBA  (930059)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED408 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Sgt

PYE, EDWARD ALEXANDER  (621910)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED408 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Fg Off

DOWDELL, WILLIAM JAMES  (132025)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM313 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Rostock during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

GRANT, FRANK  (1474209)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM313 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Rostock during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

HAYWOOD, RONALD EDWARD  (905022)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM313 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Rostock during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

JURY, KENNETH WILLIAM  (1260533)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM313 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Rostock during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

LIND, NORMAN ERNEST  (1386011)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM313 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Rostock during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

29-Apr

Sqn Ldr

TYLER, EDWARD FREDERICK  (70691)  RAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM313 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Rostock during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

WILFORD, HENRY  (935454)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM313 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Rostock during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

29-Apr

Fg Off

FORD, FREDERICK RONALD  (49734)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH307 of No 24 Sqn, which stalled and crashed on the approach to Chivenor having been diverted from Portreath due to bad weather there.  He is buried in City of Westminster (Paddington) Cemetery, Mill Hill

29-Apr

WO

LAVER, PERCY FREDERICK  (508810)  RAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH307 of No 24 Sqn, which stalled and crashed on the approach to Chivenor having been diverted from Portreath due to bad weather there.  He is buried in City of Westminster (Paddington) Cemetery, Mill Hill

29-Apr

Flt Lt

MACINTYRE, GORDON LESLIE  (42718)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH307 of No 24 Sqn, which stalled and crashed on the approach to Chivenor having been diverted from Portreath due to bad weather there.  He is buried in City of Westminster (Paddington) Cemetery, Mill Hill

29-Apr

AC1

NEWTON, HAROLD JOHN ANTHONY  (1235898)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH307 of No 24 Sqn, which stalled and crashed on the approach to Chivenor having been diverted from Portreath due to bad weather there.  He is buried in City of Westminster (Paddington) Cemetery, Mill Hill

29-Apr

Fg Off

ASHBURNER, LESLIE JOHN  (J/7623)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3572 of No 64 Sqn, which dived into the Firth of Clyde during a practice attack on bombers.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Plt Off

THOMPSON, DESMOND LEWIS  (413152)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF467 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

29-Apr

Sgt

ABBOTT, CLIFFORD  (1098896)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF467 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

29-Apr

Sgt

GLENDINNING, JOHN THOMAS  (1070166)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF467 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

29-Apr

WO

JENKINS, ERNEST ROY  (405780)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF467 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

29-Apr

Sgt

PHILLIPS, GEORGE  (930235)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF467 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

29-Apr

WO II

RAMSAY, JAMES ALEXANDER  (R/93418)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF467 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

29-Apr

Plt Off

THOMPSON, DESMOND LEWIS  (413152)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF467 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

29-Apr

Flt Sgt

WILLIAMS, JOHN MUIR  (401341)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF467 AA-W of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak over the Baltic during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

29-Apr

Plt Off

MONK, WILLIAM GREENHALGH  (J/17258)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF346 WP-G of No 90 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

HAININ, LESLIE  (1267828)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF346 WP-G of No 90 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Plt Off

HEATHCOTE-PEIRSON, GERALD FREDERICK  (134917)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF346 WP-G of No 90 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Sgt

HORNE, KENNETH GEORGE  (1320949)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF346 WP-G of No 90 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Sgt

MARSHALL, NORMAN  (817293)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF346 WP-G of No 90 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Sqn Ldr

MAY, ROBERT SEAYEARS  (40409)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF346 WP-G of No 90 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Sgt

REEVE, BASIL HORACE  (1388458)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF346 WP-G of No 90 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a Gardening sortie in the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Fg Off

POWELL, ROGER HUBERT  (104352)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 98 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Norwich.  He is buried in Edenbridge Cemetery Extension

29-Apr

Sgt

DALEY, THOMAS JAMES  (1129286)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED733 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

LILLEY, JAMES CHARLES  (1391041)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED733 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

McCALLUM, GEORGE L. K.  (574552)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED733 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Fg Off

MEAKIN, LEONARD  (128666)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED733 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

NICHOLSON, ARTHUR DENNIS  (1098136)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED733 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

PETERS, MAURICE DAWBRY  (1323630)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED733 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

SEGAL, ABRAHAM  (1810747)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED733 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

THOMPSON, HAROLD  (1432605)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter XI, JL892 or JM108 of No 143 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking a convoy off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Fg Off

WILSDON, JOHN REGINALD  (124576)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter XI, JL892 or JM108 of No 143 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking a convoy off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Fg Off

CLARK, LAWRENCE MAURICE  (J/20082)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ278 AS-N of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Esbjerg during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Plt Off

DALTON, JOHN ANTHONY  (J/20887)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ278 AS-N of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Esbjerg during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Flt Sgt

GILES, DAVID EDWARD  (R/123266)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ278 AS-N of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Esbjerg during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Flt Sgt

MACEACHEN, HUGH ARCHIBALD  (R/104348)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ278 AS-N of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Esbjerg during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Fg Off

FLEMINGTON, ARTHUR ALLEN STYLES  (J/7788)  RCAF; age: 31

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP620 of No 172 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Chivenor.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

BURGESS, GEORGE RICHARD  (1311769)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE170 of No 196 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

CURLING, EDWIN DONALD  (1610909)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE170 of No 196 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

QUICK, EDWARD GEORGE  (1317194)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE170 of No 196 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

SWAIN, FREDERICK CHARLES  (1336737)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE170 of No 196 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

WHEATLEY, ALBERT  (1254714)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE170 of No 196 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

ATKINS, JOHN FREDERICK  (749747)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE220 of No 196 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Sgt

GUY, FRANK  (1335916)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE220 of No 196 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Sgt

McDONOUGH, WILLIAM  (1083266)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE220 of No 196 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Sgt

MORROW, PATRICK WILLIAM JOHN  (521097)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE220 of No 196 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Sgt

TAYLER, REGINALD HARRY  (1318170)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE220 of No 196 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Flt Lt

BONARD, IAN NUMA  (39487)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE395 of No 196 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

29-Apr

Fg Off

BURNS, JOHN JOSEPH WILFRED  (119906)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE395 of No 196 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

29-Apr

Plt Off

CURTIS, BASIL ARTHUR  (51673)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE395 of No 196 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

29-Apr

Plt Off

FORD, JOHN IRELAND PEARSON  (51286)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE395 of No 196 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

29-Apr

Plt Off

POTTER, ALBERT ROBERT  (143772)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE395 of No 196 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

COCHRANE, ALEXANDER WILSON  (1370576)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4945 EM-Z of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Lemvig Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

COWHAM, STANLEY WILLIAM  (1578147)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4945 EM-Z of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Lemvig Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

ELLINGHAM, THOMAS EDWARD  (1383884)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4945 EM-Z of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Lemvig Cemetery

29-Apr

Fg Off

FOULDS, LEONARD  (136345)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4945 EM-Z of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Lemvig Cemetery

29-Apr

Plt Off

MOCKFORD, PATRICK ALFRED KINGSLEY  (145353)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4945 EM-Z of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Lemvig Cemetery

29-Apr

WO

REES, KENNETH ROYSTON  (930246)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4945 EM-Z of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Lemvig Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

TYLER, GEORGE  (A/14063)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4945 EM-Z of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Lemvig Cemetery

29-Apr

Plt Off

BROWN, DENIS JAMES  (51130)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF447 HA-F of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

JONES, WILLIAM TREVOR  (1316509)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF447 HA-F of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

RICH, THOMAS  (658035)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF447 HA-F of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Fg Off

SCOTT, JOHN WARDLE  (118600)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF447 HA-F of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

SUTTON, GEORGE  (1209339)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BF447 HA-F of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

BARTON, RONALD JAMES  (1271695)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF356 HA-O of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Adum Cemetery

29-Apr

Plt Off

HAILEY, KENNETH SIDNEY  (143386)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF356 HA-O of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Adum Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

SINDREY, ARTHUR GEORGE PERCIVAL  (1315664)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF356 HA-O of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Adum Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

SURTEES, ANDREW GEORGE  (944647)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF356 HA-O of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Adum Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

HEAD, JAMES ALFRED  (1302953)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF356 HA-O of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Fg Off

HOLLIMAN, SIDNEY MICHAEL  (128621)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF356 HA-O of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Denmark during a Gardening sortie over the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

SUMMERS, SAMUEL CHARLES FRANKLIN  (R/l 19298)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP618 of No 407 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Mortehoe in Devon following an engine failure.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

29-Apr

Fg Off

CORNWALL, JAMES RAYMOND  (J/13599)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP618 of No 407 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Mortehoe in Devon following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Plt Off

FERGUSSON, JOHN DRUMMOND  (J/17455)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP618 of No 407 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Mortehoe in Devon following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Flt Lt

LOW, GEORGE  (J/15406)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP618 of No 407 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Mortehoe in Devon following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Fg Off

WHEELER, JOHN PEARSON  (J/16024)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP618 of No 407 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Mortehoe in Devon following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Plt Off

BALCER, CYRIL RENE  (J/17747)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE543 NA-D of No 428 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

GARNETT, KENNETH PETER  (1382466)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE543 NA-D of No 428 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

29-Apr

Fg Off

MEAKINS, GEOFFREY  (126748)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE543 NA-D of No 428 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

29-Apr

Plt Off

PARKINSON, RONALD ALBERT  (144180)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE543 NA-D of No 428 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

COLLIER, WILLIAM  (1500013)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE543 NA-D of No 428 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Flt Sgt

MANSON, WILLIAM MACKENZIE  (R/112619)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE728 NA-B of No 428 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

29-Apr

Flt Sgt

AGATE, JAMES VICTOR  (R/121039)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE728 NA-B of No 428 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

WO II

RADCLIFF, KENNETH EDWARD  (R/118160)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE728 NA-B of No 428 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Sgt

RUSHTON, IAN PETER DOUGLAS  (1250272)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE728 NA-B of No 428 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Flt Sgt

SMITH-JONES, HENRY VAYNOR  (R/107964)  RCAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE728 NA-B of No 428 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

WO II

WESTMAN, ROBERT MORRIS  (R/101306)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB169 of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce off Sicily.  He is buried in Agira Canadian War Cemetery, Sicily

29-Apr

Flt Sgt

ARMOUR, ROBERT DOUGLAS  (405168)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB169 of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce off Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

29-Apr

WO II

BANKS, GORDON JOHN  (R/84883)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB169 of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce off Sicily.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

29-Apr

Sgt

CAMERON, GEORGE ALEXANDER DUNCAN  (R/111309)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB169 of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

29-Apr

WO II

GRASLEY, JOSEPH ROBERT  (R/86232)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB169 of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

29-Apr

WO II

STELTER, NORMAN ALBERT  (R/105554)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB169 of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

29-Apr

LAC

ROSS, WILLIAM  (999749)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was serving with No 929 Sqn and died in the Southern General Hospital (now Queen Elizabeth University Hospital), Glasgow, from coronary thrombosis.  He is buried in Durham (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

29-Apr

Sgt

TREBLE, DEREK ARTHUR KAY  (1335183)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB239  of No 1 TTU, which crashed into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

Fg Off

WATERSON, HAROLD BROOKFIELD  (48007)  RAF; age: 24

He was probably killed whilst flying in Vengence II, AN997 of No 152 OTU, which dived into the ground near the ranges at Peshawar.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

29-Apr

AC1

LEWIS, ALLEN REGINALD EMBREY  (1485019)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving with the RFCU Dola at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ndola (Kansenshi) Cemetery

30-Apr

Sgt

BICKELL, RICHARD WILLIAM JAMES  (974952)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF702 or HZ102 of No 142 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Blida following an engine failure/crashed on take off from Blida.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

30-Apr

Sgt

EDYE, DAVID VINCENT  (1385460)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF702 or HZ102 of No 142 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Blida following an engine failure/crashed on take off from Blida.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

30-Apr

Sgt

WORSLEY, KENNETH  (1048195)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF702 or HZ102 of No 142 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Blida following an engine failure/crashed on take off from Blida.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

30-Apr

Sgt

POWELL, GEORGE THOMAS  (1457568)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF700 of No 150 Sqn, which flew into mountains near Blida on its return from a raid in poor weather and visibility conditions.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

30-Apr

Plt Off

AITCHISON, JAMES DOBIE  (134337)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF700 of No 150 Sqn, which flew into mountains near Blida on its return from a raid in poor weather and visibility conditions.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

30-Apr

Sgt

LECKIE, JOHN CAMPBELL DFM (R/133390)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF700 of No 150 Sqn, which flew into mountains near Blida on its return from a raid in poor weather and visibility conditions.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

30-Apr

Sgt

DILWORTH, MAURICE THOMAS  (1334863)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF700 of No 150 Sqn, which flew into mountains near Blida on its return from a raid in poor weather and visibility conditions.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

30-Apr

Sgt

PRICE, KEITH ALEXANDER  (413659)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF700 of No 150 Sqn, which flew into mountains near Blida on its return from a raid in poor weather and visibility conditions.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

30-Apr

Fg Off

THOMAS, DEWI HIRWEN  (117517)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AL989 of No 169 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie off Pointe de Primal.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Apr

AC1

HUGHES, FRED  (1526737)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 182 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Uxbridge.  He is buried in Swinton Cemetery

30-Apr

Flt Sgt

LANSDALE, ROBERT PATRICK  (951026)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH430 'F' of No 217 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield when the wings broke away during the pull up from a dive during a beat up of the airfield at Vavuniya.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery

30-Apr

Plt Off

SANDERS, LESLIE WILLIAM  (3895)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH430 'F' of No 217 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield when the wings broke away during the pull up from a dive during a beat up of the airfield at Vavuniya.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery

30-Apr

Flt Sgt

McDONALD, JAMES LAURENCE  (412892)  RNZAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH430 'F' of No 217 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield when the wings broke away during the pull up from a dive during a beat up of the airfield at Vavuniya.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery

30-Apr

Flt Sgt

ARMSTRONG, PETER WILLIAM ALEXANDER  (403488)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH430 'F' of No 217 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield when the wings broke away during the pull up from a dive during a beat up of the airfield at Vavuniya.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery

30-Apr

Plt Off

MADDISON, HAMILTON LEWIS  (404702)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH430 'F' of No 217 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield when the wings broke away during the pull up from a dive during a beat up of the airfield at Vavuniya.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery

30-Apr

Plt Off

VAN NESTE, MAURICE LUCIEN  (134768)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R8883 'K' of No 609 Sqn, which crashed in the sea off South Foreland whilst on patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Apr

Cpl

FORTUNE, MELVILLE FRANCIS  (620140)  RAF; age: 22

He was serving with No 320 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

30-Apr

Sgt

STEEL, JOHN  (1343997)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, 1266 of No 35 EFTS, which .  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Alberta

30-Apr

Fg Off

HUGHES-REES, JOHN ANTHONY DFM (113942)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 73 OTU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

30-Apr

AC2

SMITH, THOMAS DAINE  (1349504)  RAFVR; age: 39

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 Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

30-Apr

LAC

GUMLEY, RAYMOND  (926961)  RAFVR; age: 27

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?.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

30-Apr

LAC

JARVIS, LESLIE JACK  (959219)  RAFVR; age: 26

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 Bath.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery

30-Apr

Sgt

SUNDERLAND, ERIC  (1438862)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Leeds.  He is buried in Keighley (Haworth) Cemetery

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