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Casualties - 4 - 5 May 1943


04-May

Sgt

McNULTY, PETER  (1452090)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK658 LS-K of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Midwolda General Cemetery

04-May

Sgt

BROWN, HERBERT GEORGE  (545569)  RAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK782 LS-X of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

04-May

Plt Off

EMBERSON, THOMAS EDWARD  (143225)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK782 LS-X of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

04-May

Sgt

HANBERGER, PETER FREDERICK  (1585534)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK782 LS-X of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

04-May

Fg Off

LAMBIE, WILLIAM CRICHTON  (127063)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK782 LS-X of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

04-May

Sgt

MUGRIDGE, HERBERT GLADSTONE  (1600330)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK782 LS-X of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

04-May

Sgt

RODWAY, GEORGE ALBERT  (1292168)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK782 LS-X of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

04-May

Sgt

RUTHERFORD, GEORGE  (1585062)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK782 LS-X of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

04-May

Sgt

McMAHON, THOMAS JOHN  (1179931)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG725 of No 69 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

04-May

Fg Off

JOHNSON, KIRKE WILLIAM  (126967)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG725 of No 69 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

04-May

Fg Off

McCLURE, CHARLES MILLER  (108802)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG725 of No 69 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

04-May

WO I

BOYD, VICTOR LESLIE  (R/71778)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore I, AG725 of No 69 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

04-May

Sgt

BOYDELL, RONALD  (989148)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB903 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-May

Sgt

BROWN, DENIS NORMAN  (1337080)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB903 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-May

Sgt

LEPPARD, ALAN CHARLES  (657098)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB903 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-May

Sgt

LOWIS, CHARLES  (1485071)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB903 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-May

Sgt

MELLISH, PERCY EDWARD  (1382734)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB903 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-May

Sgt

MOODY, VICTOR CHARLES GEORGE  (1321404)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB903 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-May

Sgt

MOORE, FRANK  (1510059)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB903 of No 78 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-May

Sgt

LEGG, BRIAN  (1287735)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB915 of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

04-May

Flt Sgt

MATHIE-MORTON, JAMES MORTON  (548490)  RAF; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN882 of No 94 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Apollonia fromn high altitude.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

04-May

Fg Off

REYNOLDS, JAMES WILLIAM DFC (J/15356)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, EK186 of No 174 Sqn, which crashed after suffering a structural failure of the tail unit.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

04-May

Sgt

FORTH, WILLIAM NORMAN  (1329885)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF505 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Dantumadeel (Damwoude) General Cemetery

04-May

Flt Sgt

HINSHELWOOD, GEORGE ALLAN  (550977)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF505 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Dantumadeel (Damwoude) General Cemetery

04-May

Sgt

ROBINSON, FRANK NORMAN  (1094894)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF505 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Dantumadeel (Damwoude) General Cemetery

04-May

Sgt

SAWKINGS, HERBERT WARD  (1322090)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF505 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Dantumadeel (Damwoude) General Cemetery

04-May

Flt Lt

TURNER, WILBUR LEWIS  (J/8378)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF505 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Dantumadeel (Damwoude) General Cemetery

04-May

Flt Sgt

SWAN, HARRY FREDERIC  (R/118366)  RCAF; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL817 of No 235 Sqn, which failed to return and probably shot down by fighters off Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-May

Sgt

COHEN, NATHAN  (778742)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL817 or JL843 of No 235 Sqn, which failed to return and probably shot down by fighters off Stavanger.  He is buried in Lemvig Cemetery

04-May

Sgt

DORMER, RICHARD PERCY  (658490)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL817 or JL843 of No 235 Sqn, which failed to return and probably shot down by fighters off Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-May

Sgt

HAGAN, DENNIS WILSMORE  (1338861)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL817 or JL843 of No 235 Sqn, which failed to return and probably shot down by fighters off Stavanger.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-May

WO

CHLUP, JAROSLAV  (787183)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP127 of No 310 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during Circus 194 over the Somme, he may have also suffered engine problems.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-May

Flt Lt

LIPINSKI, Maciej Jerzy (P.1358)  PAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN131 PK-M of No 315 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during Ramrod 68 to Antwerp.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

04-May

LAC

NAUGHTON, PETER PATRICK  (641577)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving with No 600 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

04-May

Fg Off

NEILL, VICTOR STEPHENSON  (127166)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN567 of No 611 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by friendly fire from the B-17s it was escorting on Ramrod 68 to Antwerp.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-May

Fg Off

CARTER, LEO GABRIEL  (412901)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk IIA, FL221 of No 2 ADU, which crashed into an Egyptian Army barracks near Heliopolis on a delivery flight to No 136 MU.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

04-May

Sgt

BLENKHORN, CHARLES ROBERT SAYRE  (R/123873)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HX217 of No 22 OTU, which crashed on the airfield at Wellesbourne Mountford whilst banking in the circuit.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

04-May

Flt Sgt

BOURNE, KENNETH CHARLES GEORGE  (R/143278)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HX217 of No 22 OTU, which crashed on the airfield at Wellesbourne Mountford whilst banking in the circuit.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

04-May

Flt Sgt

FREEMAN, JAMES WILLIAM  (R/137079)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HX217 of No 22 OTU, which crashed on the airfield at Wellesbourne Mountford whilst banking in the circuit.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

04-May

Sgt

HODGSON, KENNETH  (R/107715)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HX217 of No 22 OTU, which crashed on the airfield at Wellesbourne Mountford whilst banking in the circuit.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

04-May

Flt Sgt

KLAUER, ALOYSIUS WILLIAM  (R/149019)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HX217 of No 22 OTU, which crashed on the airfield at Wellesbourne Mountford whilst banking in the circuit.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

04-May

Sgt

PARK, ELLIS HAMILTON  (R/141705)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HX217 of No 22 OTU, which crashed on the airfield at Wellesbourne Mountford whilst banking in the circuit.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

04-May

WO

MEASOR, JOHN STANLEY  (R/83368)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DW941 of No 319 MU, which crashed whilst in the circuit at Jodhpur.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

04-May

LAC

EASTLAKE, ERIC FINNBAR  (1324847)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3869 of No 44 AS, which broke up in the air after the skin separated from the wing during a high speed turn.  He is buried in Grahamstown New Cemetery

04-May

LAC

DREW, GORDON  (1393234)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3869 of No 44 AS, which broke up in the air after the skin separated from the wing during a high speed turn.  He is buried in Grahamstown New Cemetery

04-May

WO II

DOWNEY, ORVILLE PIERE  (R/84666)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, AR494 of No 59 RSU, which crashed at Ben Gardine North whilst landing.  He is buried in Sfax War Cemetery

04-May

Sgt

DZWON, Franciszek (P.784341)  ; age: 39

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death but he may have died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death is registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard

04-May

AC2

MOREFIELD, HENRY BENJAMIN  (1607235)  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 Bridgend.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery

04-May

AC1

INVINE, CYRIL JOHN  (1206953)  RAFVR; age: 33

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

04-May

Cpl

CUNLIFFE, HERBERT LISTER  (1074069)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was serving in the UK and did in hospital, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Howden.  He is buried in Bradford (Undercliffe) Cemetery.

04-May

AC1

AMIES, THOMAS FRANCIS  (1458072)  RAFVR; age: 36

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 Lincoln (No F).  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk

05-May

Sgt

CONUEL, REGINALD WILLIAM  (571115)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK773 MG-T of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

HOOK, JACK BEVERLEY JONATHAN  (1602507)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK773 MG-T of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

05-May

Plt Off

HOLDEN, WILLIAM  (J/17213)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK773 MG-T of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

HUNT, TERENCE WILLIAM  (1585820)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK773 MG-T of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

AVERY, JOHN  (1063033)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK773 MG-T of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

FLOOD, PERCY ERIC CHARLES  (1321784)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK773 MG-T of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

PHILLIPS, ARTHUR JAMES  (1313665)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK773 MG-T of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

WAY, HERBERT HENRY  (1295368)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD105 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into Sutton Bank on the North Yorkshire Moors whilst diverting to Leeming on its return from a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Brantham (St Michael) Churchyard

05-May

Sgt

COX, THOMAS  (1575418)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD105 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into Sutton Bank on the North Yorkshire Moors whilst diverting to Leeming on its return from a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Elmdon (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Solihull

05-May

Sgt

HILL, ERIC BERTRAM  (1334006)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD105 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into Sutton Bank on the North Yorkshire Moors whilst diverting to Leeming on its return from a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Havelock Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

WARD, GEORGE FREDERICK  (1641825)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD105 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into Sutton Bank on the North Yorkshire Moors whilst diverting to Leeming on its return from a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Onehouse (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

05-May

Sgt

TAYLOR, HUBERT STANLEY  (1334645)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD105 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which crashed into Sutton Bank on the North Yorkshire Moors whilst diverting to Leeming on its return from a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Talbot Village (St Mark) Churchyard

05-May

Flt Sgt

BANYER, JAMES  (1039743)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF345 LS-M of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Anholt during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

JENNINGS, WILLIAM  (1322986)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF345 LS-M of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Anholt during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Plt Off

PATTISSON, LESLIE HERBERT  (146098)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF345 LS-M of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Anholt during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

SHARMAN, PETER ROBINSON  (577192)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF345 LS-M of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Anholt during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Plt Off

SPOONER, DANIEL  (137217)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF345 LS-M of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Anholt during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Plt Off

STOWELL, JAMES HAMPTON  (415384)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF345 LS-M of No 15 Sqn, which came down near Anholt during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

COLLINGE, JOHN DESMOND  (1026403)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT489 TL-Y of No 35 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Graveley on its return from a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Castleton Moor (St Martin) Churchyard

05-May

Sgt

RUSSELL, STANTON ERIC ARTHUR  (1183357)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT489 TL-Y of No 35 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Graveley on its return from a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Dorking Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

FISHER, CHARLES HAROLD  (1055777)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT489 TL-Y of No 35 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Graveley on its return from a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Houghton and Wyton burial Ground

05-May

Plt Off

COBB, JOSEPH ALBERT GEORGE  (145671)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT489 TL-Y of No 35 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Graveley on its return from a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Ringwood Cemetery

05-May

Fg Off

COLES, SAMUEL ALBERT  (124952)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT489 TL-Y of No 35 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Graveley on its return from a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Talbot Village (St Mark) Churchyard

05-May

Sgt

BEECH, FREDERICK RONALD  (1144928)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT489 TL-Y of No 35 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Graveley on its return from a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Wrexham Cemetery

05-May

Plt Off

ARMSTRONG, THOMAS  (134072)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED390 DX-V of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Nordhorn during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

05-May

Plt Off

FARMER, VICTOR DOUGLAS  (158305)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED390 DX-V of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Nordhorn during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

JAMES, ALBERT MALDWYN  (1178891)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED390 DX-V of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Nordhorn during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

LEANEY, LEONARD HENRY  (1600961)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED390 DX-V of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Nordhorn during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

LONG, NORMAN  (988528)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED390 DX-V of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Nordhorn during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

SANDERS, LAWRENCE ANTHONY WYKEHAM  (1319816)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED390 DX-V of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Nordhorn during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

TAYLOR, JOHN THOMAS  (751507)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED390 DX-V of No 57 Sqn, which came down near Nordhorn during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

LAC

GARRATT, GEORGE EDWARD VICTOR  (1472026)  RAFVR; age: 41

He was serving with No 60 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

05-May

LAC

HARRISON, NORMAN DEREK  (1068897)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 60 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

BURNS, ANDREW  (655643)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB973 of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gronau during a raid on Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

CLEASBY, FREDERIC JAMES  (516664)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5629 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Fg Off

CORNISH, OLIVER MANSELL  (J/10884)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5629 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Wg Cdr

GILLMAN, JAMES ROBERT  (34042)  RAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5629 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

GRIFFITH, THOMAS  (1023959)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5629 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

JOHNSON, FRED  (1066778)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5629 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

LEIGH, JOHN ROBERT  (1077886)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5629 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

ROCK, DOUGLAS HARRY  (1236544)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5629 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Fg Off

SMITH, PHILIP RITCHIE  (126613)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5629 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

KAY, JOHN  (1451293)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK814 WP-T of No 90 Sqn, which came down near Derne during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

BROOMFIELD, LEONARD STUART  (574880)  RAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK814 WP-T of No 90 Sqn, which came down near Derne during a raid on Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

BURTON, HAROLD WILLIAM  (1186818)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK814 WP-T of No 90 Sqn, which came down near Derne during a raid on Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Fg Off

DAVIS, RONALD JACK  (132626)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK814 WP-T of No 90 Sqn, which came down near Derne during a raid on Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

MAXWELL, FREDERICK CHARLES  (1344526)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK814 WP-T of No 90 Sqn, which came down near Derne during a raid on Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

POOLEY, JAMES THOMAS  (1331271)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK814 WP-T of No 90 Sqn, which came down near Derne during a raid on Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

SWEET, SANDOM  (1587150)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK814 WP-T of No 90 Sqn, which came down near Derne during a raid on Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

REILLY, ANTHONY  (1005145)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED880 OF-N of No 97 Sqn, which collided with Stirling, BF393 of No 1651 CU when it overshot a landing at Waterbeach having been diverted from Bourn on its return from a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

05-May

Fg Off

AINSWORTH, NORMAN  (49737)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4784 SR-E of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

BRICK, GEORGE  (1580102)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4784 SR-E of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

EASTWOOD, GEOFFREY  (1078947)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4784 SR-E of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

NICHOLSON, WILLIAM  (919205)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4784 SR-E of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

ROWLEY, DENNIS WILLIAM  (1434822)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4784 SR-E of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

SQUIRES, BERNARD WILLIAM  (654516)  RAF; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4784 SR-E of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Fg Off

WAINER, HAROLD KEITH  (126745)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4784 SR-E of No 101 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

BROWNING, JAMES RONALD  (413376)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4863 SR-G of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Scorton on its return from a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Catterick Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

DAVIS, MARTIN DAVID  (R/140082)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4863 SR-G of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Scorton on its return from a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Catterick Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

STRETTON, JAMES HORNBY  (949546)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4863 SR-G of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Scorton on its return from a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Dalbeattie Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

ALLISON, RICHARD  (953183)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4863 SR-G of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near Scorton on its return from a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Hartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

CLARK, ARTHUR HAROLD  (1203348)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4888 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Workum (Spoordyk) General Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

HADFIELD, JOHN MILNER  (1132867)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4888 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Workum (Spoordyk) General Cemetery

05-May

Fg Off

LEWIS, WILLIAM T.  (J/16982)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4888 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Workum (Spoordyk) General Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

LYON, ANTHONY JULES LAWSON  (1336486)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4888 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Workum (Spoordyk) General Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

REYNOLDS, GEORGE WILLIAM FRANCIS  (R/131490)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4888 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Workum (Spoordyk) General Cemetery

05-May

Fg Off

STANFORD, NICHOLAS JAMES  (80378)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4888 SR-P of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Workum (Spoordyk) General Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

HOOPER, HERBERT CECIL  (574248)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED835 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near North Cave whilst attempting to land at Holme-on-Spalding Moor on its return from a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Ford Park Cemetery (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery) (Pennycomequick)

05-May

WO

HOUGH, GERALD  (1058798)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED835 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near North Cave whilst attempting to land at Holme-on-Spalding Moor on its return from a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Holme-upon-Spalding Moor (All Saints) Churchyard

05-May

Fg Off

GATES, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (126623)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED835 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which crashed near North Cave whilst attempting to land at Holme-on-Spalding Moor on its return from a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Sutton Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

BUCK, KENNETH HOWARD  (R/83572)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR667 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Kollumerland (Westergeest) Protestant Churchyard

05-May

Sgt

ROSE, GEORGE  (1356376)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR667 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Kollumerland (Westergeest) Protestant Churchyard

05-May

Plt Off

CHIVERTON, HAROLD GEORGE RAYMOND  (134570)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR667 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

DUTTON, JOHN GEORGE STANLEY  (1209360)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR667 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sqn Ldr

FLOWERDEW, JOHN BERNARD  (37542)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR667 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Plt Off

GRANT, DONALD EDWARD  (133564)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR667 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Flt Sgt

TILLER, PETER EDWARD  (576698)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR667 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

HAPPOLD, WILLIAM BERNARD JOHNSON  (1092623)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB869 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-May

Fg Off

BAXTER, JOHN  (127296)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB869 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

BOWLES, GORDON STANLEY  (1219595)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB869 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

McGREGOR, DUNCAN ROY  (1602585)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB869 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

STREET, DERYCK ARTHUR  (930976)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8651 of No 108 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Luqa following an engine failure.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

05-May

Sqn Ldr

EDWARDS, HENRY GRAHAME DFC (36227)  RAF; age: 30

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8652 of No 108 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Luqa following an engine failure.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

HIGGS, DONALD RICHARD  (1291126)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF343 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Wymbritseradeel (Ijpecolsga) General Cemetery

05-May

Fg Off

DAVEY, WALTER EDWIN  (120435)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF343 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Wymbritseradeel (Ijpecolsga) General Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

FINCH, EDWARD HENRY  (406674)  RAAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF343 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Wymbritseradeel (Ijpecolsga) General Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

HALL, GEORGE JOHN CHARLES  (1396863)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF343 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Wymbritseradeel (Ijpecolsga) General Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

LEACH, CHARLES WILLIS ERIC  (345474)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF343 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Wymbritseradeel (Ijpecolsga) General Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

O'NEILL, JAMES JOSEPH  (1033308)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF343 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Wymbritseradeel (Ijpecolsga) General Cemetery

05-May

Fg Off

TIMNEY, THOMAS CUTHBERT  (125606)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF343 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Wymbritseradeel (Ijpecolsga) General Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

WHITAKER, RICHARD FREDERICK  (1384532)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF343 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Wymbritseradeel (Ijpecolsga) General Cemetery

05-May

Flt Lt

GRAY, EDWARD MCLEOD  (404998)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED877 of No 156 Sqn, which broke up in the air after being hit by flak during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Plt Off

LEE, RICHARD JOHN  (J/17759)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED877 of No 156 Sqn, which broke up in the air after being hit by flak during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

RIDINGS, DESMOND GEORGE  (412354)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED877 of No 156 Sqn, which broke up in the air after being hit by flak during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

VENN, FREDERICK MARTIN  (1314161)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED877 of No 156 Sqn, which broke up in the air after being hit by flak during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

WOOD, NEVILLE HENRY  (1435587)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED877 of No 156 Sqn, which broke up in the air after being hit by flak during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

HIGH, DENNIS  (744714)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE244 AS-D of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Werkendam in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Werkendam Protestant Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

BEEDIM, JAMES ARTHUR  (1133751)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE244 AS-D of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Werkendam in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Werkendam Protestant Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

LAFONTAINE, THEODORE  (R/10542)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE244 AS-D of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Werkendam in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Werkendam Protestant Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

SALISBURY, HAROLD JACKSON  (R/97340)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE244 AS-D of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Werkendam in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Werkendam Protestant Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

STARK, ARTHUR IRVING  (1030871)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE244 AS-D of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Werkendam in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Werkendam Protestant Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

ARMSTRONG, GEORGE ERNEST  (R/125223)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE923 AS-R of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Vlagtwedde in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Vlegtwedde General Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

BUCHANAN, THOMAS ALEXANDER STUART  (1123751)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE923 AS-R of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Vlagtwedde in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Vlegtwedde General Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

MACKSIMCHUK, JOHN THEO  (R/110747)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE923 AS-R of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Vlagtwedde in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Vlegtwedde General Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

MOORE, ERNEST NIXON  (R/138918)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE923 AS-R of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Vlagtwedde in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Vlegtwedde General Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

UDITSKY, ANDREW PETER  (R/135043)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE923 AS-R of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Vlagtwedde in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Vlegtwedde General Cemetery

05-May

Fg Off

PAPOUSEK, KAREL  (124492)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM477 'R' of No 167 Sqn, which was  shot down by flak during a Lagoon sortie to the Hook of Holland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

GRAHAM, HARRY GEORGE  (1344743)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE162 of No 196 Sqn, which came down near Gelsenkirchen in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

JAMES, GEORGE WILLIAM CHALLONER  (1174187)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE162 of No 196 Sqn, which came down near Gelsenkirchen in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

LYNN, RONALD WILLIAM  (1336379)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE162 of No 196 Sqn, which came down near Gelsenkirchen in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

STANIFORTH, JOHN  (1525019)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE162 of No 196 Sqn, which came down near Gelsenkirchen in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

TAYLOR, BERTIE EDWARD  (710151)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE162 of No 196 Sqn, which came down near Gelsenkirchen in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

S/Lt (A)

Cooper, RNVR ()  RNVR; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ282 MQ-C of No 226 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath following an engine failure during a training flight.  

05-May

Sgt

GARDINER, ALEXANDER MCDONALD  (1118792)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ282 MQ-C of No 226 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath following an engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

BIRKETT, JACK SMITH  (656885)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ282 MQ-C of No 226 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath following an engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Rutherglen Cemetery

05-May

Plt Off

LENNOX, JOHN WATT  (J/16481)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB904 LQ-E of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bad Benthelm during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

MOODY, BERNARD  (1087282)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB904 LQ-E of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bad Benthelm during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

ARCHER, JACK COLIN  (R/141130)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR658 EQ-V of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Flt Sgt

CLITHEROE, ROGER VICTOR  (R/108256)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR658 EQ-V of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

ELLARD, CAMERON WILLIAM  (R/51529)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR658 EQ-V of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Fg Off

GRANT, WILLIAM ANGUS  (J/22204)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR658 EQ-V of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Flt Sgt

JOHANNESSON, GUDMUNDUR ARNPOR  (R/123858)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR658 EQ-V of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Flt Sgt

METCALFE, MALCOLM ROY EDGAR  (R/104383)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR658 EQ-V of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

WO II

NAULT, DONAT CYPRIEN ROMAIN  (R/106380)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR658 EQ-V of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Plt Off

BLACKHALL, ROBERT ORIN  (J/17313)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB898 EQ-Q of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Akkrum in Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Utingeradeel (Akkrum) General Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

EMMONS, KENNETH EDWARD  (R/52795)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB898 EQ-Q of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Akkrum in Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Utingeradeel (Akkrum) General Cemetery

05-May

Plt Off

SUTTON, ALBERT JAMES  (J/17692)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB898 EQ-Q of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Akkrum in Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Utingeradeel (Akkrum) General Cemetery

05-May

Fg Off

ELLIOTT, WILLIAM GERALD  (J/14866)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT794 VR-Y of No 419 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

FARREL, JOHN ALEXANDER  (R/152210)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT794 VR-Y of No 419 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Fg Off

KENNEDY, ELMER EARL  (J/14521)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT794 VR-Y of No 419 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

McINTOSH, JOHN WILLIAM  (R/127620)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT794 VR-Y of No 419 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

MENZIES, GEORGE DOUGLAS  (R/89099)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT794 VR-Y of No 419 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Fg Off

METCALFE, HUGH MORLAND  (J/21737)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT794 VR-Y of No 419 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

SANDFIELD, GORDON  (1062023)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT794 VR-Y of No 419 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

STANLEY, FREDERICK THOMAS  (R/134212)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7817 VR-A of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zwolle in Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Zwolle (De Kranenburg) General Cemetery

05-May

WO I

MOULTON, ROBERT BENJAMIN  (R/74234)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE727 NA-K of No 428 Sqn, which came down near Wilnis in Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Wilnis General Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

THIBAUDEAU, JOSEPH EVARISTE ADRIEN  (R/94389)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE727 NA-K of No 428 Sqn, which came down near Wilnis in Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Wilnis General Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

WHITE, JOSEPH  (R/114141)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE727 NA-K of No 428 Sqn, which came down near Wilnis in Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Wilnis General Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

JOHNSON, DENNIS WILBERT  (R/120884)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE864 NA-D of No 428 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zwolle in Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Zwolle (De Kranenburg) General Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

PROSNYCK, JOHN  (R/110932)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE864 NA-D of No 428 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zwolle in Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Zwolle (De Kranenburg) General Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

BARRY, JOHN LAWRENCE  (20047)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4818 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Schmieringhausen during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

CANDISH, EUGENE JOHN  (412479)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4818 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Schmieringhausen during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

HILTON, ALAN  (412139)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4818 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Schmieringhausen during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

JAEKEL, DESMOND NELSON  (416680)  RAAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4818 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Schmieringhausen during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Fg Off

RUSS, SIDNEY MICHAEL  (414506)  RAAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4818 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Schmieringhausen during araid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

TURPIN, WILLIAM JAMES  (1476394)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4818 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Schmieringhausen during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM  (405597)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4818 UV-B of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Schmieringhausen during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

LATHAM, FRANCIS GRAHAM  (412543)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE530 of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near De Wijk in Holland during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in De Wijk General Cemetery

05-May

Fg Off

BROWN, EDWIN HANLON DFC (402724)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, AA803 of No 682 Sqn, which he abandoned over the sea near Algiers but his parachute failed to open.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

05-May

Cpl

GOUGH, BERNARD DANIEL  (16888)  RAAF; age: 40

He was serving with No 107 MU and died from a pulmonary Oedema in the 19th General Hospital.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

05-May

LAC

SCHMIDT, Stanislaw Pawel Stefan (P.703844)  PAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8730  of No 16 (P) SFTS, which crashed in a forced landing at Tollerton.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

BETTERTON, VICTOR EDWARD  (1387742)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG419 'H' of No 1663 HCU, which crashed at Fridaythorpe near Driffield after control was lost during a feathering practice.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard

05-May

Sgt

BROWN, FRANCIS HENRY  (39740)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG419 'H' of No 1663 HCU, which crashed at Fridaythorpe near Driffield after control was lost during a feathering practice.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard

05-May

Sgt

DEACON, ROBERT  (1049243)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG419 'H' of No 1663 HCU, which crashed at Fridaythorpe near Driffield after control was lost during a feathering practice.  He is buried in Barnard Castle (St Mary) Church Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

ROWBOTTOM, HAROLD  (1094047)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG419 'H' of No 1663 HCU, which crashed at Fridaythorpe near Driffield after control was lost during a feathering practice.  He is buried in Leeds (New Wortley) Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

CHISNALL, JAMES  (1530103)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG419 'H' of No 1663 HCU, which crashed at Fridaythorpe near Driffield after control was lost during a feathering practice.  He is buried in St Helens Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

OAKLEY, ALFRED WARNER  (757915)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG419 'H' of No 1663 HCU, which crashed at Fridaythorpe near Driffield after control was lost during a feathering practice.  He was cremated at  Dundee Crematorium

05-May

AC2

WRIGHT, JAMES  (1724940)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving in the 2 AACU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in New Forest.  He is buried in Crowfield (All Saints) Churchyard

05-May

Sgt

BARTNIK, Witold (P.709502)  PAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP419  of No 2 AGS, which flew into the ground neat Inverness.  He is buried in Inverness (Tomnahurich) Cemetery

05-May

AC1

HIRST, FREDERICK EDWARD  (1194984)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP419  of No 2 AGS, which flew into the ground neat Inverness.  He is buried in Rotherham (Greasbrough) Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

EVANS, LIONEL FREDERICK  (1412730)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG985 of No 21 OTU, which flew into high ground near Blockley in Gloucestershire after entering low cloud during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

PAYNE, SIDNEY ALFRED  (1376668)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG985 of No 21 OTU, which flew into high ground near Blockley in Gloucestershire after entering low cloud during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Eltham Cemetery, London

05-May

Plt Off

FOX, ALBERT REGINALD  (141853)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG985 of No 21 OTU, which flew into high ground near Blockley in Gloucestershire after entering low cloud during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Fulwood (Christ Church) Churchyard

05-May

Flt Sgt

MOSEY, STANLEY RYDER  (632033)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG985 of No 21 OTU, which flew into high ground near Blockley in Gloucestershire after entering low cloud during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Illingworth Methodist Chapelyard

05-May

Fg Off

McCORMACK, WILLIAM THOMAS  (410251)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG985 of No 21 OTU, which flew into high ground near Blockley in Gloucestershire after entering low cloud during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Moreton-in-Marsh New Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

SHIRLEY, WILFRED JAMES  (1602329)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DG985 of No 21 OTU, which flew into high ground near Blockley in Gloucestershire after entering low cloud during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

MILLER, REGINALD JAMES  (412438)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1242 of No 21 OTU, which crashed on an overshoot at Morton-in-Marsh during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Moreton-in-Marsh New Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

BURGESS, JOSEPH EMIL LEO  (R/154061)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF630 of No 22 OTU, which dived into the ground near Mickleton in Gloucestershire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Evesham Cemetery

05-May

Fg Off

CHERKINSKY, JOSEPH  (J/14677)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF630 of No 22 OTU, which dived into the ground near Mickleton in Gloucestershire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Evesham Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

HALL, ALLAN AVAND FISHER  (R/126388)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF630 of No 22 OTU, which dived into the ground near Mickleton in Gloucestershire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Evesham Cemetery

05-May

WO I

SANTO, FRANK ROBERT  (R/70901)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF630 of No 22 OTU, which dived into the ground near Mickleton in Gloucestershire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Evesham Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

DAVIES, ANTHONY JOHN  (1289772)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN155 of No 5 (C) OTU, which was lost on a cross-country flight, he drowned and his body was found in the Hebridian Sea.  He is buried in Nunton Old Churchyard

05-May

Sgt

BROWN, KENNETH  (1219055)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN155 of No 5 (C) OTU, which was lost on a cross-country flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

HOBBS, HARRY SHANNON  (1446460)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN155 of No 5 (C) OTU, which was lost on a cross-country flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Sgt

KEEN, WILLIAM DAVID  (1338195)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN155 of No 5 (C) OTU, which was lost on a cross-country flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

LAC

FISH, CHARLES HENRY  (1358355)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 5 METS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

HULTON, FERGUS  (416496)  RNZAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7902 of No 57 OTU, which collided with Hurricane AG111 of No 59 OTU during a practice combat near Wooler.  He is buried in Chevington Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

REILLY, NORMAN EVAN  (1361154)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3146 of No 58 OTU, which flew into the ground near Cummertrees in Dumfries.  He is buried in Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery

05-May

Flt Sgt

BARTLETT, SIDNEY WILLIAM  (405994)  RAAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8582 of No 58 OTU, which failed to pull out of a dive during and air-to-sea firing exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-May

Flt Sgt

DE FREITAS, HENRY ANSELM  (1393818)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, R4188 of No 59 OTU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Cornhill-on-Tweed.  He is buried in Perth (Wellshill) Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

EAVES, JOHN OSWALD  (1052566)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB241  of No 7 (C) OTU, which stalled and crashed as it took off from Limavady.  He is buried in Brownedge (St Mary) Roman Catholic Churchyard

05-May

Sgt

ANDERSON, R W  (658356)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB241  of No 7 (C) OTU, which stalled and crashed as it took off from Limavady.  He is buried in Drumachose (Christ Church) Church of Ireland Churchyard

05-May

Sgt

DUPEN, RONALD WILLIAM  (1335043)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB241  of No 7 (C) OTU, which stalled and crashed as it took off from Limavady.  He is buried in Lancing (St James the Less) Churchyard Extension

05-May

Sgt

NEWMAN, HECTOR RAYMOND ALFRED  (1335855)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB241  of No 7 (C) OTU, which stalled and crashed as it took off from Limavady.  He is buried in Marlston (St Mary) Churchyard

05-May

Sgt

MacINTOSH, ANGUS  (1342558)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB241  of No 7 (C) OTU, which stalled and crashed as it took off from Limavady.  He is buried in Oban (Pennyfuir) Cemetery

05-May

Sgt

HOLDEN, THOMAS  (1437961)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LB241  of No 7 (C) OTU, which stalled and crashed as it took off from Limavady.  He is buried in Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery

05-May

Cpl

WRIGHT, OSWALD ALLAN  (611696)  RAF; age: ?

He had been serving with an unknown unit in the Far East when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Hakadate area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

05-May

AC1

STAINTON, GEORGE NOEL  (639297)  RAF; age: 21

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

05-May

LACW

ARMITAGE, ROSE AILEEN  (2057882)  WAAF; age: 24

She was serving at RAF Snaith at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  Her death is registered in Leeds.  She is buried in Horsforth Cemetery.

05-May

AC1

WATSON, FRANK DEAMAN  (846871)  RAF; age: 51

He was serving in the UK and died in the Royal Infirmary, Stirling, from valvular disease of the heart, from which he had been suffering for 3 years.  He is buried in Callander Cemetery.

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