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Casualties - 14 - 15 May 1943


14-May

Sgt

AVENT, JOHN WILLIAM  (1336690)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT732 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter on raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

HOWARD, ERIC JOHN CHARLES  (1260589)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT732 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter on raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

HOWIE, JAMES CYRIL  (1284957)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT732 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter on raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

JONES, AERON  (1211847)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT732 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter on raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

MALTBY, CHARLES  (1055780)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT732 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter on raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

MACADAM, JOHN SWANSON  (1347046)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT732 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter on raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

MILLS, JOHN FRANKLIN  (415040)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT732 ZA-X of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down into the Ijsselmeer by a night fighter on raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

WO II

McCOY, ALLAN FRANK  (R/123498)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR695 of No 10 Sqn, which was killed when he baled out without permission after the aircraft was hit by flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sgt

FOSTER, KENNETH  (1061305)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4366 PH-R of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Gelsenkirchen on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

MORGAN, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (412618)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4366 PH-R of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Gelsenkirchen on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

RICHMOND, JOHN REGINALD  (R/114345)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4366 PH-R of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Gelsenkirchen on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-May

Sqn Ldr

BOWYER, CLIFFORD CHARLES JOHN  (118812)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK704 LS-Z of No 15 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak during a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

BATTY, GEORGE  (1415510)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4110 KM-K of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sgt

BOARDMAN, ROBERT CECIL  (1028039)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4110 KM-K of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sgt

BROMWICH, ALFRED THEODORE CUTHBERT  (1392030)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4110 KM-K of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sgt

DIGBY, WILFRED CHARLES  (1315999)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4110 KM-K of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Fg Off

RAIL, WILLIAM DOUGLAS  (80131)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4110 KM-K of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sgt

UNDERWOOD, NORMAN KENNETH  (1000940)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4110 KM-K of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sgt

WALKER, RICHARD SAMUEL AUGUSTUS  (1085432)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4110 KM-K of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Pilzen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sgt

CRAM, DUNCAN  (1354608)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4305 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Dortmund-Ems Canal on raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

DEWEY, RONALD  (1391811)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4305 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Dortmund-Ems Canal on raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

O'HALLORAN, WILLIAM EDWARD  (R/124579)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4305 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Dortmund-Ems Canal on raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

ORCHARD, ERIC LESLIE  (1391877)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4305 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Dortmund-Ems Canal on raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

STEPHENS, PAUL  (1316715)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4305 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Dortmund-Ems Canal on raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

TAYLOR, NORMAN EDWIN GEI  (1330788)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4305 KM-G of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Dortmund-Ems Canal on raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

FYFIELD, BASIL RAYMOND  (1322336)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT526 MH-V of No 51 Sqn, which was hit by flak and shot down by a Fw 190 near Grevel on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-May

Flt Lt

PARNHAM, PERCY  (121507)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT526 MH-V of No 51 Sqn, which was hit by flak and shot down by a Fw 190 near Grevel on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

JACOBS, JOHN ARTHUR CHARLES  (649808)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR790 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

STEER, GEORGE  (922222)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR790 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

STRINGER, CLEMENT  (1581536)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR790 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery

14-May

Plt Off

BARKER, MYRON EDWARD  (J/17650)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4944 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

BEECH, LESLIE JOSEPH  (1330837)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4944 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

BUTTERFIELD, FRANK  (2206621)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4944 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

LEE, FREDERICK ERNEST  (578282)  RAF; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4944 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

MONOGHAN, ALLAN DAVIS  (R/133810)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4944 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

EWING, WARREN MORGAN  (574356)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4944 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Cpl

SOUTHWICK, THOMAS WILFRED  (953332)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was serving with No 72 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

BOLTON, LAWRENCE WILLIAM  (1391746)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB892 KN-E of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Sleen General Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

BROOKES, MELVIN JOHN HALLS  (574090)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB892 KN-E of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Sleen General Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

HALESTRAP, RONALD ALFRED  (1464887)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB892 KN-E of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Sleen General Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

McKILLOP, ALEXANDER WALKER  (1007370)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB892 KN-E of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Sleen General Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

MORGAN, JOHN IORWERTH PALMER  (1338378)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB892 KN-E of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Sleen General Cemetery

14-May

Fg Off

PUDDEPHATT, DENNIS PERCIVAL  (136541)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB892 KN-E of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Sleen General Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

WALTON, GEORGE SAMUEL  (1380500)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB892 KN-E of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Sleen General Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

HARGREAVES, JAMES MCGHEE  (1310051)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4981 OL-A of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

LECOMBER, JOSEPH EDWARD  (1393387)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4981 OL-A of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

RENSHAW, ANTHONY STEVEN  (535117)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4981 OL-A of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

STONE, JACK RICHARD  (1333951)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4981 OL-A of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

WILLIAMSON, HENRY ROCHEAD  (1365974)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4981 OL-A of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

WORSNOP, FREDERICK ARTHUR  (1083323)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4981 OL-A of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid on Pilzen.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

LESLIE, JOHN MCKENZIE  (1346156)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK234 BX-W of No 86 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Aldergrove having failed to gain sufficient height.  He is buried in Aberdeen (St Peter's) Cemetery

14-May

Plt Off

BURNEY, HENRY FREDERICK  (145808)  AuxAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK234 BX-W of No 86 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Aldergrove having failed to gain sufficient height.  He is buried in Great Crosby (St Luke) Churchyard

14-May

Sqn Ldr

WYKEHAM-MARTIN, DENNIS FIENNES  (72587)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK234 BX-W of No 86 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Aldergrove having failed to gain sufficient height.  He is buried in Killead (St Catherine) Church of Ireland Churchyard

14-May

Sgt

LITTLE, HENRY BLAMIRE  (1099718)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK234 BX-W of No 86 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Aldergrove having failed to gain sufficient height.  He is buried in Kirkbride (St BridgeT) Churchyard

14-May

Flt Sgt

McGHEE, WILLIAM GILMOUR  (965726)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK234 BX-W of No 86 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Aldergrove having failed to gain sufficient height.  He is buried in Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery

14-May

WO

CARTER, HAROLD LESLIE  (1378716)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FK234 BX-W of No 86 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Aldergrove having failed to gain sufficient height.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

BROWN, SIDNEY  (1322948)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB964 DY-G of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Cologne during a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

FOWLES, JOHN SIDNEY WILSON  (1576327)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB964 DY-G of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Cologne during a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

HATCHARD, VINCENT HERBERT  (1392608)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB964 DY-G of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Cologne during a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

LEE, WILLIAM TRESSILLIAN  (577037)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB964 DY-G of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Cologne during a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

LEEDHAM, JOHN  (1291992)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB964 DY-G of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Cologne during a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

MacLEAN, DONALD DOUGLAS  (R/88440)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, W6590 of No 116 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Turners Farm, Sketty, near Swansea having been flying in cloud.  He is buried in Killay (St Hilary of Poictiers) Churchyard

14-May

Flt Sgt

PHELPS, ERIC JOHN  (1291762)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VII, EN496 of No 124 Sqn, which dived into sea off Deal possibly as a result of anoxia.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sgt

BERRY, HAROLD ARTHUR JAMES  (1578408)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF479 OJ-E of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

BUTT, JACK ERIC  (961492)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF479 OJ-E of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

FERGUSON, ROBERT CHRYSLER  (R/115045)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF479 OJ-E of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

FRANK, NORMAN HARRY  (1387239)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF479 OJ-E of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

FUDGE, HOWARD PHILIP  (R/76310)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF479 OJ-E of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

HAZELDEN-FRENCH, EDMUND  (1268287)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF479 OJ-E of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

14-May

Fg Off

MARTIN, LESLIE CYRIL  (124513)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF479 OJ-E of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

14-May

Fg Off

ROYDE, GEORGE REICHER  (118604)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF479 OJ-E of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

BARNETT, LAURENCE PHILIP  (1319840)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK726 OJ-Z of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Immerath on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Plt Off

FORSYTH, HAROLD EARL  (J/17672)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK726 OJ-Z of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Immerath on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

WO II

GUEPIN, YVON JEAN BAPTISTE  (R/108356)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK726 OJ-Z of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Immerath on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

McCALL, WILLIAM  (651839)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK726 OJ-Z of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Immerath on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

McDONALD, DONALD FRANCIS  (R/93881)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK726 OJ-Z of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Immerath on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

RYAN, JAMES JOSEPH  (614624)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK726 OJ-Z of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Immerath on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Plt Off

SHARPE, DONALD ERNEST  (144690)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK726 OJ-Z of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Immerath on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Fg Off

WAHL, WILLIAM  (J/20354)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ280 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer after being hit by flak and a night fighter on its return from a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

PARTRIDGE, WILLIAM NORMAN  (R/114771)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ280 AS-Q of No 166 Sqn, which crashed into the Ijsselmeer after being hit by flak and a night fighter on its return from a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Staveren General Cemetery

14-May

Cpl

NAPIER, HERBERT VINCENT  (633918)  RAF; age: 36

He was serving with No 197 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Chichester.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

GIBBNEY, RAYMOND MORDUE  (1527965)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9242 BU-O of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sgt

LEAKE, LAWRENCE  (1699563)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9242 BU-O of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sgt

STANNARD, FRANCIS DONALD  (903139)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9242 BU-O of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sgt

TINKLER, SIDNEY RICHARD  (1320307)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, R9242 BU-O of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sgt

HARGEST, JAMES PHILIP VAUGHAN  (1441087)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF367 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into the operations block at Chedburgh on its return from a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Brecon (St David) Churchyard

14-May

Sgt

CLEVELAND, SCOTT GROVER  (R/174455)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF367 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into the operations block at Chedburgh on its return from a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

WURR, DONALD  (547504)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF367 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into the operations block at Chedburgh on its return from a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

HOWARD, JOHN SALISBURY  (1132050)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF367 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into the operations block at Chedburgh on its return from a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Oldham (Greenacres) Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

JAMIESON, THOMAS ARTHUR  (1333534)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF367 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into the operations block at Chedburgh on its return from a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

LANCASTER, HAROLD  (1507263)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF413 HA-T of No 218 Sqn, which probably killed during a raid but the aircraft returned safely.  He is buried in Prestwich (St Mary) Churchyard

14-May

Sgt

DENZEY, ALBERT RONALD  (1333519)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF413 HA-T of No 218 Sqn, which probably killed during a raid but the aircraft returned safely.  He is buried in Sidcup Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

HEWITT, MAURICE FREDERICK  (656592)  RAF; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X7801 of No 252 Sqn, which flew into the sea and burst into flames during a sweep over the Ionian Sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

14-May

Sgt

MEAD, ERIC ALBERT WILLIAM JAMES  (1388079)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X7801 of No 252 Sqn, which flew into the sea and burst into flames during a sweep over the Ionian Sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

14-May

Fg Off

MACLEOD, IAIN LACHLAN LAMONT  (124464)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AL994 of No 268 Sqn, which was lost off Ijmuiden, probably shot down by Fw 190s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sgt

OSOBA, Jan Stanislaw (P.780747)  PAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, P8746 of No 308 Sqn, which collided with W3774 near Tadcaster.  He is buried in Blackpool (Layton) Cemetery

14-May

Fg Off

HABELA, Adam Tadeusz (P.1642)  PAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire V, W3774  of No 308 Sqn, which collided with P8736 near Tadcaster.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery

14-May

Fg Off

NOVAK, JAROSLAV  (117370)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EP539 of No 312 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Roadstead to Guernsey.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sgt

HAWLEY, SYDNEY BUCHANAN  (1269142)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB966 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Avereest (Oud Avereest) General Cemetery

14-May

Fg Off

BEATTIE, HUGH DONALD  (J/10119)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB966 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Avereest (Oud Avereest) General Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

HART, RALPH ERIC  (R/95244)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB966 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Avereest (Oud Avereest) General Cemetery

14-May

Sqn Ldr

CAMPBELL, HALAN DONALD RICHARD LEROY  (87059)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB931 EQ-O of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

HARRISON, JOHN MCLAREN  (R/70275)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB931 EQ-O of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

14-May

Plt Off

HORNE, ALBERT ELLIOTT  (402461)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB931 EQ-O of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

14-May

Plt Off

STINSON, LLOYD ALBERT  (J/17695)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB931 EQ-O of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

ADAMS, GEORGE  (1078804)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT672 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

BOWDEN, WILLIAM HEYER  (R/135010)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT672 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

HARALSON, OLIVER JOHN  (R/131571)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT672 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

KURRING, EDWIN  (1128371)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT672 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

McEWEN, LAWRENCE DAVID  (R/120920)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT672 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

NEAL, FREDERICK STEFHEN  (985412)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT672 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Fg Off

RUTO, EDWARD BASIL  (J/14738)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT672 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

BOVAIRD, WALTER LE ROY  (R/113737)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD113 VR-Z of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on it return from a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Dalen Protestant Churchyard

14-May

Flt Sgt

BUCKWELL, WALTER HERBERT SECRETAN  (R/120100)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD113 VR-Z of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on it return from a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Dalen Protestant Churchyard

14-May

Flt Sgt

HURTEAU, ALFRED EUJENE  (R/149121)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD113 VR-Z of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on it return from a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Dalen Protestant Churchyard

14-May

Sgt

WALKERDINE, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (R/63806)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD113 VR-Z of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on it return from a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Dalen Protestant Churchyard

14-May

Sgt

DELANEY, WILLIAM EDWARD  (1397003)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE243 of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sgt

DWELLY, ESMOND DASSETT  (1383116)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE243 of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sgt

HERBERT, SIDNEY ERIC  (1380131)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE243 of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Plt Off

PETTIGREW, JAMES BRUCE  (J/17383)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE243 of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Plt Off

WAGNER, ROBERT EUGENE  (J/16323)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE243 of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Flt Sgt

ETHIER, JOSEPH PAUL OLIVIER  (R/55816)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE697 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

HOPLEY, ALBERT FREDERICK  (R/136282)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE697 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

HOW, THOMAS FERGUSON  (R/132630)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE697 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

HUDSPITH, NORMAN  (1126718)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE697 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

THOMSON, JAMES AUSTIN  (R/121044)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE697 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

ATKINSON, ALBERT EARL  (R/134035)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN439 of No 429 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

HAVARD, DONALD IVOR  (R/139686)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN439 of No 429 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

REID, WILLIAM JOHN  (R/142433)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN439 of No 429 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

WINDIBANK, FRANK RICHARD  (R/103246)  RCAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN439 of No 429 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

14-May

Fg Off

COALES, DANIEL  (127277)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE183 SE-J of No 431 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Fg Off

GOODERHAM, DOUGLAS SAMUEL  (125513)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE183 SE-J of No 431 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Fg Off

MACMILLAN, DAVID JOHN  (J/12160)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE183 SE-J of No 431 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sqn Ldr

MARSHALL, THOMAS BINGHAM  (39618)  RAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE183 SE-J of No 431 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Sgt

QUAIFE, ALFRED EDWARD  (910228)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE183 SE-J of No 431 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Plt Off

SAMPSON, THOMAS  (411032)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MS473 HD-Q of No 466 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery

14-May

Flt Sgt

SHEPHERD, REGINALD BERNARD  (656280)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ494 of No 540 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie over Northern France.  He is buried in Longuyon Churchyard

14-May

Fg Off

GEORGE, CLIFFORD RYLAND  (135425)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X7927 of No 600 Sqn, which crashed onto a beach near Cap de Garde in Tunisia.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

14-May

Fg Off

BASTOW, RICHARD  (119349)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X7927 of No 600 Sqn, which crashed onto a beach near Cap de Garde in Tunisia.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

14-May

Fg Off

SACKVILLE, THE HON. THOMAS HENRY JORDAN  (123464)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG646 of No 613 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-May

Flt Lt

MELROSE, ANTHONY (TONY)  (76061)  RAFVR; age: 53

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 924 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Midhurst.  He is buried in Midhurst Cemetery, Sussex

14-May

LAC

HALL, LESLIE SAMUEL  (1121572)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 993 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Chelmsford.  He is buried in Burton-upon-Trent Cemetery

14-May

LAC

TELFORD, ARTHUR  (1076795)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 993 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Chelmsford.  He is buried in Sheffield (Wisewood) Cemetery

14-May

LAC

HUNT, THOMAS HAROLD  (849827)  AuxAF; age: 42

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 993 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Chelmsford.  He is buried in Solihull Cemetery

14-May

Cpl

EDGAR, JOHN STANLEY  (983633)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2911 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

14-May

Fg Off

WARDE, GILBERT ANTHONY  (124192)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HV894 of No 1472 Flt, which dived into the ground at Kirkbridge, near Leeming, Yorkshire.  He is buried in Catterick Cemetery

14-May

Fg Off

ROBERTSON, PETER BAYNE  (J/15516)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, X7126 of No 2 FIS, which spun into the ground near Edzell.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery

14-May

LAC

BLISS, ALAN LAWRENCE  (1237432)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7512 of No 28 EFTS , which was struck by Tiger Moth, T7938 after landing at Mount Hampden.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

14-May

Sgt

REES, ERNEST THOMAS  (524559)  RAF; age: 27

He was probably killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7512 of No 28 EFTS , which was struck by Tiger Moth, T7938 after landing at Mount Hampden.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery.

14-May

Flt Sgt

WEBB, ALFRED JAMES  (413297)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8268 of No 61 OTU, which collided with Wellington III, BK186 of No 22 OTU and crashed near Whittingslow, Shropshire.  He is buried in Oswestry General Cemetery

14-May

Sgt

CLARKE, ROBERT CHARLES  (1190045)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving with the ALS, Chakala at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rawalpindi War Cemetery

14-May

Gp Capt

PENDEREL, HUBERT WILSON GODFREY JONES MC, AFC ()  RAF; age: 52

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HV895 from RAF Middle Wallop, which crashed into Sudbourne Marshes after its bomb exploded during a trials flight.  He is buried in Llanguicke (St Ciwg) Churchyard

15-May

Fg Off

BANTON, DICK MELDRUM ALFRED  (127256)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF709 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Trapani in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-May

Sgt

EVANS, GRUFFYDD JAMES  (1321897)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF709 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Trapani in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-May

Flt Sgt

LECLERC, JEAN PAUL DENIS  (R/55431)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF709 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Trapani in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-May

Sgt

RAY, CYRIL  (1735326)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF709 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Trapani in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-May

Sgt

WHITTALL, ARTHUR EDWARD  (1084397)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF709 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Trapani in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-May

Sgt

CAVE, OBADIAH  (658266)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF697 of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Trapani in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-May

Sgt

POLFREY, ALAN JOHN  (1319342)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF697 of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Trapani in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-May

Sgt

RIMMER, THOMAS BLUNDEL  (415020)  RNZAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF697 of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Trapani in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-May

Sgt

SHIELDS, JOSEPH  (1488172)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF697 of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Trapani in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-May

Sgt

WATERS, JOHN WILLIAM  (1126907)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF697 of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Trapani in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-May

Sgt

BAXTER, THOMAS EDWARD  (975888)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE603 of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Trapani in Italy.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

15-May

Sgt

HAYNES, KENNETH ARTHUR  (1548025)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE603 of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Trapani in Italy.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

15-May

Sgt

PARRIS, GEORGE FREDERICK  (1336970)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE603 of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Trapani in Italy.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

15-May

Flt Sgt

JONES, LEWIS WYNDHAM  (1281502)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE603 of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Trapani in Italy.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

15-May

Flt Sgt

CUMMINGS, HAROLD ARTHUR JOHN  (414006)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE603 of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Trapani in Italy.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

15-May

Flt Sgt

JONES, WALTER ARNOLD  (811070)  AuxAF; age: 25

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD837 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by Ju 88s whilst patrolling over the Bay of Biscay.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery

15-May

Flt Lt

CHURCH, GERALD ARTHUR DFC (86683)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD837 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by Ju 88s whilst patrolling over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-May

Sgt

DEACON, RICHARD LIONEL  (1383149)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD837 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by Ju 88s whilst patrolling over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-May

Fg Off

HIBBERD, ARTHUR JOHN  (123119)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD837 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by Ju 88s whilst patrolling over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-May

Fg Off

LEEMAN, WILLIAM LESLIE  (115834)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD837 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by Ju 88s whilst patrolling over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-May

WO

MAYCOCK, EUGENE JAMES  (817061)  RAF; age: 38

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD837 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by Ju 88s whilst patrolling over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-May

Sgt

MORGAN, ALUN MILSOM  (568973)  RAF; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD837 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by Ju 88s whilst patrolling over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-May

Fg Off

NEWBERY, THOMAS ARTHUR  (129260)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD837 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by Ju 88s whilst patrolling over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-May

Flt Sgt

ROLFE, JOHN ALFRED  (940641)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD837 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by Ju 88s whilst patrolling over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-May

Sgt

SHEPPARD, CHARLES EDGAR  (1334435)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD837 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by Ju 88s whilst patrolling over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-May

Flt Sgt

SMART, DAVID  (1357046)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD837 of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by Ju 88s whilst patrolling over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-May

Flt Lt

BLACKSHAW, HERBERT JOHN  (111980)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7094 of No 263 Sqn, which crashed near Exeter on its return from a shipping strike.  He is buried in Warmwell (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

15-May

Flt Sgt

RUSBY, EDWARD WILLIAM  (1311406)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, ? 'W' of No 279 Sqn, which he was killed by a single bullet fired by a Dornier Do 24 during an ASR near Borkum.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-May

Gp Capt

PAWLIKOWSKI, Stefan (P.0587)  PAF; age: 46

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, LZ990  of No 315 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Circus to Caen.  He is buried in

15-May

Fg Off

LANE, WILLIAM THOMPSON  (J/16198)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BR986 of No 403 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Circus to Caen.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

15-May

Flt Lt

MADDEN, LYN BERTRAM  (J/4555)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS246 of No 403 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Circus to Caen.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

15-May

Plt Off

MYERS, CAMERON DICKSON  (J/16200)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, AB973 of No 421 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Circus to Caen.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

15-May

Plt Off

HUGHES, TREVOR JONES  (J/17635)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ494 of No 544 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie over Northern France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-May

Plt Off

PAUL, GEORGE WILLIAM  (J/17914)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HV430 of No 607 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Alipore as a result of a glycol leak, but the aircraft was later repaired.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery

15-May

Cpl

SMITH, ERNEST  (1621050)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 175 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery

15-May

Plt Off

CONE, GEORGE HERBERT  (139888)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3785 of No 27 OTU, which dived into the ground near Lake Vyrnwy in Montgomeryshire during a cross-country/Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Bredfield (St Andrew) Churchyard

15-May

Fg Off

ROBB, JOHN WILLIAM  (116074)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3785 of No 27 OTU, which dived into the ground near Lake Vyrnwy in Montgomeryshire during a cross-country/Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in New Kilpatrick (or Hillfoot) Cemetery

15-May

Sgt

CLARK, ERNEST LESLIE  (1578459)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3785 of No 27 OTU, which dived into the ground near Lake Vyrnwy in Montgomeryshire during a cross-country/Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery

15-May

Fg Off

LEY, TREVOR ARTHUR  (400811)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3785 of No 27 OTU, which dived into the ground near Lake Vyrnwy in Montgomeryshire during a cross-country/Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Oswestry General Cemetery

15-May

Sgt

SAYERS, ARTHUR WILLIAM  (1322634)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3785 of No 27 OTU, which dived into the ground near Lake Vyrnwy in Montgomeryshire during a cross-country/Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Plumstead Cemetery

15-May

Sgt

LEE, GORDON STONE  (1316014)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3785 of No 27 OTU, which dived into the ground near Lake Vyrnwy in Montgomeryshire during a cross-country/Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Weston-super-Mare Cemetery

15-May

Sgt

EDGAR, ALEC  (1304070)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK139 of No 30 OTU, which crashed during an emergency landing at Llanwrog following engines problems on a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-May

Lt

ROBERTS, P A ()  RA; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE468 of No 30 OTU, which dived into the ground near Hixon on its return from a night navigation exercise.  

15-May

Sgt

CURE, GEORGE ARTHUR  (1577976)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE468 of No 30 OTU, which dived into the ground near Hixon on its return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery

15-May

Sgt

HEDGE, JOHN CLEM  (1552095)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE468 of No 30 OTU, which dived into the ground near Hixon on its return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Edingthorpe (All Saints) Churchyard

15-May

Plt Off

FARROW, ERNEST GEORGE  (133785)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE468 of No 30 OTU, which dived into the ground near Hixon on its return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Foulsham (Holy innocents) Churchyard

15-May

Sgt

CAMPBELL, THOMAS JOSEPH  (1281944)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE468 of No 30 OTU, which dived into the ground near Hixon on its return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

15-May

Fg Off

WATSON, JOSEPH HENRY GRAY  (124488)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE468 of No 30 OTU, which dived into the ground near Hixon on its return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Kimblesworth (SS Philip and James) Churchyard

15-May

Flt Sgt

BOYLE, DANIEL PATRICK  (409500)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE468 of No 30 OTU, which dived into the ground near Hixon on its return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in St Helens Cemetery

15-May

Sgt

DIXEY, ERIC ROWLAND  (1339314)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, FK468 of No 31 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial

15-May

Flt Sgt

HOLMES, RICHARD KEVIN  (R/122439)  RCAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DX134 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed near Bellaghy in Northern Ireland during a cross-country/ASR exercise.  He is buried in Belfast (Milltown) Roman Catholic Cemetery

15-May

Sgt

KIRBY, WILLIAM WILSON  (416768)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DX134 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed near Bellaghy in Northern Ireland during a cross-country/ASR exercise.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery

15-May

Sgt

PARKES, JAMES RICHARD  (1231901)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DX134 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed near Bellaghy in Northern Ireland during a cross-country/ASR exercise.  He is buried in Dudley Borough Cemetery

15-May

Sgt

TAYLOR, GEORGE  (1030620)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DX134 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed near Bellaghy in Northern Ireland during a cross-country/ASR exercise.  He is buried in Sheffield (Intake Village) Cemetery

15-May

Sgt

DEVERY, KEITH THOMAS  (416683)  RNZAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, EL131 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed near Castledawson in County Londonderry.  He is buried in Belfast (Milltown) Roman Catholic Cemetery

15-May

Sgt

DAVIS, ARTHUR REGINALD  (414730)  RNZAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, EL131 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed near Castledawson in County Londonderry.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery

15-May

Flt Sgt

GIBSON, DONALD MURRAY  (413982)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, EL131 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed near Castledawson in County Londonderry.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery

15-May

Flt Sgt

HARRIS, CHARLES LOXLEY  (411702)  RAAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, EL131 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed near Castledawson in County Londonderry.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery

15-May

AC2

O'BRIEN, DENNIS HENRY  (1800327)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, EL131 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed near Castledawson in County Londonderry.  He is buried in Bexley Heath Cemetery

15-May

ACW2

FARRAWAY, SARA JESSIE  (2141213)  WAAF; age: ?

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death but he may have died in the RAF Hospital at Uxbridge as his death is registered in Uxbridge.  She is buried in Hillingdon and Uxbridge Cemetery

15-May

LAC

CREASEY, HENRY ERNEST  (1304130)  RAFVR; age: 37

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

15-May

AC2

PURDY, RONALD WILLIAM  (1716082)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Surrey M E.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

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