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Casualties - 23 - 24 May 1943


22-May

AC2

HAMILTON, RICHARD  (1634747)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Newbury.  He is buried in Welwyn Garden City (Hatfield Hyde) burial Ground

23-May

Sgt

BAYLES, THOMAS RICHARD  (1002401)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED707 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Waddenzee during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

JERVIS, IVOR ARMSTRONG  (1237319)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED707 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Waddenzee during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

23-May

Fg Off

CHIVERS, ERNEST KEELE  (275328)  RAAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED707 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Waddenzee during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

PARKIN, PHILIP  (1434589)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED707 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Waddenzee during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

ROBB, DAVID ARTHUR  (656009)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED707 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Waddenzee during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

BESTWICK, WILLIAM HENRY  (1473247)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED707 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Waddenzee during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

Sgt

RAWNSLEY, WILLIAM BARRYMORE  (1601751)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED707 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Waddenzee during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

Sgt

DALY, PETER  (551847)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED970 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Ameland (Nes) General Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

KLEINER, HARRY  (1455874)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED970 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Leeuwarden Jewish Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

BENNETT, WALTER JAMES  (927900)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED970 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

HEMINGWAY, PETER  (1392967)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED970 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

Sgt

HENDERSON, ALEXANDER KEIR  (1125769)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED970 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

Sgt

LESLIE, ALAN RAMSAY  (1551139)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED970 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

Plt Off

MORTON, JOHN ROBERT  (129550)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED970 of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

Sgt

BRASON, JAMES  (939924)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 90 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Halstead.  He is buried in Gateshead (Saltwell) Cemetery

23-May

Flt Sgt

GILLIES, NEIL  (1387485)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR781 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ahaus in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

HALL, ROBERT CLIFFORD  (1049999)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR781 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ahaus in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

HINDS, JOHN FREDERICK  (1029913)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR781 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ahaus in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

WARBURTON, FRANK  (1493593)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR781 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ahaus in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

THOMSON, ANGUS WALLACE  (1365095)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 203 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

WALKER, VICTOR NORMAN  (1380192)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 214 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

Sgt

BRYANT, CHARLES EDWARD  (1451681)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK706 HA-Y of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into a street in Dortmund during a raid on the city.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

WISHART, GEORGE SINCLAIR  (1551786)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK706 HA-Y of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into a street in Dortmund during a raid on the city.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

DRABBLE, MAURICE LOUIS SETH  (975397)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK706 HA-Y of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into a street in Dortmund during a raid on the city.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

Sgt

KIRBY, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1385246)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK706 HA-Y of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into a street in Dortmund during a raid on the city.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

Sgt

LEADBEATER, GORDON BRUCE  (R/155623)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK706 HA-Y of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into a street in Dortmund during a raid on the city.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

Sgt

PAVELEY, DEREK ARTHUR FRANK  (1320174)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK706 HA-Y of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into a street in Dortmund during a raid on the city.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

Fg Off

PHILLIPS, JOHN  (124870)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK706 HA-Y of No 218 Sqn, which crashed into a street in Dortmund during a raid on the city.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

Fg Off

HOULE, DAVID CHARLES  (123122)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 231 Sqn and was killed when he walked into the propeller of a Tomahawk.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery.

23-May

Flt Sgt

ASSAF, GEORGE  (R/120876)  RCAF; age: 20

He was serving with No 408 and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery.

23-May

Flt Sgt

SOOS, JULIEN LOUIS  (R/156843)  RCAF; age: ?

He was serving with No 408 and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery.

23-May

LAC

ROBERTS, HUMPHREY RONALD  (1148220)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, P2464 of No 456 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Winterslow, Salisbury.  He is buried in Llanenddwyn (t. Enddwyn) Churchyard

23-May

Fg Off

HITCHCOCK, ROGER BILLINGSLEY  (407714)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, P2464 of No 456 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Winterslow, Salisbury.  He is buried in Over Wallop (St Peter) Churchyard

23-May

Flt Sgt

THOMSON, FREDERICK DONALD  (405343)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK715 of No 608 Sqn, which crashed immediately after take-off from Blida and burst into flames.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

23-May

Flt Sgt

ADDIS, FREDERICK GEORGE  (415053)  RNZAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK715 of No 608 Sqn, which crashed immediately after take-off from Blida and burst into flames.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

CARTER, REGINALD GORDON  (798635)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK715 of No 608 Sqn, which crashed immediately after take-off from Blida and burst into flames.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

23-May

LAC

GODDARD, STANLEY  (808390)  AuxAF; age: 37

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK715 of No 608 Sqn, which crashed immediately after take-off from Blida and burst into flames.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

GRIMES, BENJAMIN  (808147)  AuxAF; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK715 of No 608 Sqn, which crashed immediately after take-off from Blida and burst into flames.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

JOHNSTON, JAMES LOCKE  (R/102632)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK715 of No 608 Sqn, which crashed immediately after take-off from Blida and burst into flames.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

23-May

LAC

WOOD, NORMAN  (808077)  AuxAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK715 of No 608 Sqn, which crashed immediately after take-off from Blida and burst into flames.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

23-May

AC1

TOOVEY, ERIC CHARLES  (1727030)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving with No 10 WOU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-May

Sgt

GRAY, NEAL MORTON  (420618)  RAAF; age: 19

He was serving with No 11 PDRC and was killed by cannon fire in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth whilst he was off duty.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

MILLS, GEORGE ARTHUR  (33250)  RAAF; age: 23

He was serving with No 11 PDRC and was killed by cannon fire in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth whilst he was off duty.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

Flt Sgt

POPE, VIVIAN LEWIS  (416993)  RAAF; age: 19

He was serving with No 11 PDRC and was killed by cannon fire in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth whilst he was off duty.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

Flt Sgt

CRABBE, COLIN BERNARD  (420453)  RAAF; age: 23

He was serving with No 11 PDRC and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth when a bomb scored a direct hit on the building he was in at the time.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

Flt Sgt

KERRIGAN, ALLAN JOHN  (420681)  RAAF; age: 24

He was serving with No 11 PDRC and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth when a bomb scored a direct hit on the building he was in at the time.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

Flt Sgt

McMAHON, JOHN FRANCIS  (409848)  RAAF; age: 28

He was serving with No 11 PDRC and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth when a bomb scored a direct hit on the building he was in at the time.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

MATHESON, ALEXANDER COLIN  (R/112402)  RCAF; age: 20

He was serving with No 12 OTU and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

BRISTOW, RONALD PERCY  (520381)  RAF; age: 30

He had been serving with No 151 MU when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

23-May

AC1

WESTLAKE, DENNIS CLAUDE  (1225240)  RAFVR; age: 36

He had been serving with No 152 MU when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

23-May

Flt Sgt

FENTON, RONALD FRANKLIN  (412938)  RAAF; age: 20

He was serving with No 20 (P) AFU and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth whilst off duty.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

MATIER, FRANCIS JOHN  (R/164447)  RCAF; age: 32

He was serving with No 3 PDC and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

Flt Sgt

ABBOTT, WILLIAM GEOFFREY  (R/100271)  RCAF; age: 21

He was serving with No 3 PDC and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

CHALMERS, DAVID RAINNIE  (R/71447)  RCAF; age: 38

He was serving with No 3 PDC and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

COURTNEY, ROBERT RICHARD  (R/52252)  RCAF; age: 39

He was serving with No 3 PDC and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

LAC

GILBERT, EARLE OSCAR MILTON  (R/189181)  RCAF; age: 26

He was serving with No 3 PDC and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

PELRINE, RAYMOND FRANCIS  (R/88040)  RCAF; age: 20

He was serving with No 3 PDC and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

AC1

PEPPER, DONALD WILLIAM  (1506753)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 306 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

MARLOW, ALAN ROBERT  (1577871)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN142 of No 32 OTU, which crashed at Patricia Bay on its return from a navigation exercise on one engine  Davis, Hughes and Bishop RAAF also killed.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park

23-May

LAC

DENNY, ARTHUR HENRY  (1386045)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

23-May

LAC

SANSUM, ERIC  (1021382)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 4091 Flt at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Massicault War Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

BOOTH, JOHN  (1081352)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DW995 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea and exploded off Port Rush, County Londonderry.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

Flt Sgt

BRUMBY, CHARLES HERBERT  (404015)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DW995 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea and exploded off Port Rush, County Londonderry.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

Fg Off

POST, WILLARD IRVING  (J/21624)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DW995 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea and exploded off Port Rush, County Londonderry.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

Sgt

SPARROW, NORMAN THOMAS  (416799)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, DW995 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed into the sea and exploded off Port Rush, County Londonderry.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

Pvt

MARKUS ODISHU  (4649)  IL; age: ?

He was serving with the Iraq Levies at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Habbaniya Memorial

23-May

Cpl

SWINN, JOHN  (1020324)  RAFVR; age: 29

He had been serving at Palembang when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

23-May

LAC

TAYLOR, RALPH  (1415453)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Aberdare Cemetery, Glamorganshire

23-May

AC2

ANTHONY, WILLIAM STEVENS  (1631292)  RAFVR; age: 40

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Beeston and Stapleford (Stapleford) Cemetery

23-May

LAC

CRAWSHAW, RONALD  (1026511)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

LAC

HOWLETT, JACK  (1657723)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

AC2

LOHOAR, ANDREW JOSEPH PHILLIPS  (1862704)  RAFVR; age: 57

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

AC1

MORRISSEY, JAMES JOSEPH  (1486216)  RAFVR; age: 39

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

WOOD, WILLIAM GODFREY  (R/61915)  RCAF; age: 29

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

WOODS, ROSS CLIFTON  (R/93015)  RCAF; age: 25

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

23-May

AC2

HAYDE, THOMAS  (1651763)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Bury Cemetery, Redvales

23-May

LAC

IRELAND, JAMES  (1057613)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery

23-May

Cpl

SIMMONDS, HAROLD  (44244)  RAF; age: 45

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in East Ham (Marlow Road) Jewish Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

BASTABLE, WILLIAM HERBERT  (1433876)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Ledbury Cemetery

23-May

Cpl

PEREGRINE, WILFRED JOHN  (1165661)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Roundhay (St John) Churchyard

23-May

LAC

PULSFORD, CHARLES DENIS  (1462593)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Thurrock (Stanford-le-Hope) Cemetery

23-May

AC2

CORNER, PHILIP LAWSON  (1066878)  RAFVR; age: 40

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Whitby Cemetery

23-May

LAC

MONAGHAN, VINCENT  (1056266)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Wigan Cemetery

23-May

AC2

SAGE, THOMAS EDWIN  (1543242)  RAFVR; age: 21

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 Caernarvon.  He is buried in Llanbeblig Public Cemetery, Caernarfon

23-May

Cpl

BROWN, HENRY BEVERIDGE  (653923)  RAF; 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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Liberton) Cemetery

23-May

Sgt

HENNESSEY, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1551026)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery.

23-May

LAC

BAILEY, CHARLES ARTHUR WILLIAM  (1080166)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

23-May

AC2

WOOD, RICHARD JAMES  (1834136)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was serving in the UK and was killed in a Luftwaffe raid on Bournemouth.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

24-May

Sgt

REES, JOHN  (1317618)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT789 ZA-B of No 10 Sqn, which was probably shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

BIRKHEAD, DENIS  (1218839)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT789 ZA-B of No 10 Sqn, which was probably shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

DAVID, EVAN GEORGE  (1296897)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT789 ZA-B of No 10 Sqn, which was probably shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

FARNELL, FRANK WILLIAM  (1038623)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT789 ZA-B of No 10 Sqn, which was probably shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

GAYWOOD, SAMUEL JAMES  (1393160)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT789 ZA-B of No 10 Sqn, which was probably shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

OLIVER, WILLIAM EDGAR  (1238185)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT789 ZA-B of No 10 Sqn, which was probably shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

ROSE, FREDERICK CHARLES  (1387015)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT789 ZA-B of No 10 Sqn, which was probably shot down into the North Sea by a night fighter during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Plt Off

ADAMS, DERRICK HENRY GEORGE  (146446)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR696 ZA-G of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Plt Off

DENTON, JACK BANFIELD  (146336)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR696 ZA-G of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

GRIMWOOD, PETER  (1331835)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR696 ZA-G of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

HARRISON, MAURICE  (643364)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR696 ZA-G of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

INGLIS, IAN BETHUNE  (1343173)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR696 ZA-G of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

LAWSON, GEORGE HENRY  (658406)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR696 ZA-G of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

PLENDERLEITH, NORMAN PETER  (1504640)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR696 ZA-G of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

WALLIS, ALBERT EDWIN  (1578208)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR696 ZA-G of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

BAGGALEY, ROBERT FREDERICK FLETCHER  (1436522)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1217 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

CHURCH, ERIC CYRIL  (1270457)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1217 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

ASHTON, HERBERT GEORGE  (1394127)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1217 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Makkum) Protestant Churchyard

24-May

Sgt

HALL, AUBREY  (577780)  RAF; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1217 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Makkum) Protestant Churchyard

24-May

Sgt

HINE, CHARLES JOSEPH JAMES  (1335229)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1217 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Makkum) Protestant Churchyard

24-May

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KING, JOSEPH WILLIAM TRAINOR  (121250)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1217 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Makkum) Protestant Churchyard

24-May

Sgt

NISBET, GEORGE DAVID  (R/155845)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W1217 ZA-Z of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Makkum) Protestant Churchyard

24-May

Sgt

LEGG, KENNETH GEORGE  (539691)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4861 PH-M of No 12 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Markelo in Holland during a raid tro Dortmund.  He is buried in Markelo General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

MILLER, ROBERT SYDNEY GEORGE  (1313750)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4861 PH-M of No 12 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Markelo in Holland during a raid tro Dortmund.  He is buried in Markelo General Cemetery

24-May

Fg Off

MOUNSEY, WILLIAM NORMAN  (124550)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4861 PH-M of No 12 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Markelo in Holland during a raid tro Dortmund.  He is buried in Markelo General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

PIERPOINT, HARRY  (1181213)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4861 PH-M of No 12 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Markelo in Holland during a raid tro Dortmund.  He is buried in Markelo General Cemetery

24-May

Fg Off

WHITAKER, WILLIAM BUTLER  (130596)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4861 PH-M of No 12 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Markelo in Holland during a raid tro Dortmund.  He is buried in Markelo General Cemetery

24-May

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JOHNSON, WILLIAM QUINTON  (J/17660)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF482 LS-R of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the target on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

FLAHERTY, MICHAEL JOHN  (1318786)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF482 LS-R of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the target on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

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LYONS, HENRY NEELIN  (J/13423)  RCAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF482 LS-R of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the target on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

WAITE, HENRY GEORGE CHARLES  (577724)  RAF; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF482 LS-R of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the target on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Fg Off

EVANS, DOUGLAS ARTHUR NORMAN  (130699)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT488 TL-Q of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Wanne Eickel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

GROOM, STANLEY  (568210)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT488 TL-Q of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Wanne Eickel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Fg Off

HARVEY, ALAIN MORISON  (416571)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT488 TL-Q of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Wanne Eickel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

JOHNSON, JACK RAYMOND  (1087702)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT488 TL-Q of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Wanne Eickel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

PRITCHARD, ROBERT GEORGE  (1511162)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT488 TL-Q of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Wanne Eickel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

SHIELDS, CHARLES ROBERT  (570643)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT488 TL-Q of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Wanne Eickel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

BUSHILL, ARTHUR SIDNEY  (1393670)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED723 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

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DOHERTY, FRANCIS ALOYSIUS  (J/17239)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED723 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

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DRYSDALE, JAMES LEONARD  (J/17333)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED723 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Flt Sgt

HYETT, HORACE WILLIAM ENOCH  (655968)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED723 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

JONES, SAMUEL  (1057537)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED723 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

LESTER, JOHN FINSTERBUSH  (338714)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED723 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

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MARSDEN, WILLIAM ALLAN  (127010)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED723 KM-U of No 44 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

ANCELL, ROBERT HASTING  (1399793)  RAFVR; age: 39

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED813 EA-W of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Essen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

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CHRISTY, ROBERT  (143398)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED813 EA-W of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Essen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

EVANS, GWILYN RICHARD  (1196508)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED813 EA-W of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Essen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

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LEWIS, THOMAS GLENDENNING HARRIES  (131994)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED813 EA-W of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Essen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

BROWN, WILLIAM  (R/111993)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR835 of No 51 Sqn, which came down in Essen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

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COOKSON, JOHN  (129479)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR835 of No 51 Sqn, which came down in Essen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

EDWARDS, JOHN LEONARD  (1256599)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR835 of No 51 Sqn, which came down in Essen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

JONES, JOHN  (1451275)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR835 of No 51 Sqn, which came down in Essen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

MINTON, JOHN DYFRIG  (658922)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR835 of No 51 Sqn, which came down in Essen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

NEWMAN, CLIFFORD  (1530092)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR835 of No 51 Sqn, which came down in Essen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

WRIGHT, LESLIE ALFRED  (1319421)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR835 of No 51 Sqn, which came down in Essen during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

BLACK, ALASTAIR MILNER HOOD  (526799)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR836 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Oegstgeest Protestant Churchyard

24-May

Flt Sgt

FREEMAN, HENRY GRAHAM  (R/133119)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR836 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Oegstgeest Protestant Churchyard

24-May

Sgt

GIBBS, HENRY JOHN  (1290012)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR836 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Oegstgeest Protestant Churchyard

24-May

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GREEN, THOMAS HERBERT  (112481)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR836 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Oegstgeest Protestant Churchyard

24-May

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RIGBY, JOHN EDWARD  (127881)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR836 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Oegstgeest Protestant Churchyard

24-May

Sgt

ROCHESTER, AUBREY EDGAR PERRIN  (1206439)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR836 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Oegstgeest Protestant Churchyard

24-May

Flt Sgt

ZAPFE, MERTON EARL  (R/139842)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR836 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Oegstgeest Protestant Churchyard

24-May

Sgt

PARKER, JAMES WILLIAM GEORGE  (1386266)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR842 of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

BELL, RONALD  (1077692)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK783 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Beesd General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

JOBLIN, FREDERICK JOHN LEIGH  (417063)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK783 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Beesd General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

STOREY, DERRICK GEORGE AMOS  (1809725)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK783 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Beesd General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

TIETJENS, STEPHEN MUIR  (415640)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK783 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Beesd General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

TURNBULL, GEORGE WATSON  (421342)  RNZAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK783 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Beesd General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

WAYMAN, STANLEY JOHN  (1391814)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK783 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Beesd General Cemetery

24-May

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COLEMAN, JOHN WALLACE  (137555)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK169 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter having been damaged by flak on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Raalte General Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

CROUSE, HENRY ARTHUR  (R/97071)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK169 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter having been damaged by flak on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Raalte General Cemetery

24-May

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BAWDEN, EDWARD SEMMENS  (146417)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK172 MP-L of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down near Greven by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

GREENHALGH, CYRIL  (1001217)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK172 MP-L of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down near Greven by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

HITCHCOCK, THOMAS LEONARD VICTOR  (1335371)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK172 MP-L of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down near Greven by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

MUSGROVE, THOMAS  (1381332)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK172 MP-L of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down near Greven by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

GOLDFLUST, JULIUS  (1272586)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD122 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

GOODYEAR, RONALD EDWARD  (929591)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD122 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

OLIVER, DONALD CHARLES  (658522)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD122 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery

24-May

Fg Off

ORME, ALAN BERT  (129182)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD122 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

REDMAN, JOHN  (1251710)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD122 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

SCHUBERT, GUY EDGAR  (1334705)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD122 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

WOOD, PETER JOHN  (553971)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD122 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Wierden General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

CHAFFEY, FREDERIC MUNROE  (1237680)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD160 of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed on the west bank of the Rhine during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

COOK, WALTER RANDALL  (1116625)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4919 SR-A of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed on the east bank of the Maas during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

EAMES, PERCY GEORGE  (1319738)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4919 SR-A of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed on the east bank of the Maas during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

EVANS, JOHN WARWICK CRAVEN  (1334798)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4919 SR-A of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed on the east bank of the Maas during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

HAYES, JOHN HENRY TERENCE  (411906)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4919 SR-A of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed on the east bank of the Maas during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

PARK, JAMES  (1361100)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4919 SR-A of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed on the east bank of the Maas during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

SIBSON, OWEN HUGH  (R/175992)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4919 SR-A of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed on the east bank of the Maas during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

SMITH, LESLIE GORDON  (R/155648)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4919 SR-A of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed on the east bank of the Maas during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

LEEDHAM, GEOFFREY ERNEST  (1169134)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED775 SR-Z of No 101 Sqn, which he died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed near North Walsham with an engine on fire on its return from a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Oscott College Cemetery, Birmingham

24-May

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BULLOCK, JAMES RUDOLPH  (129475)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD112 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

CAMPBELL, ARNOLD  (1239952)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD112 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

NEWBERY, HUGH DONALD  (1312030)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD112 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

SMITH, JAMES COLIN  (1094915)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD112 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

ALLOWAY, FREDERICK VICTOR GEORGE  (1238809)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE290 AS-J of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Haaksbergen General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

MORRIS, EDWARD SILAS  (656599)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE290 AS-J of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Haaksbergen General Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

STEWART, JOSEPH ROBERT  (R/138281)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE290 AS-J of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Haaksbergen General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

THOMPSON, HAROLD BLAMIRE  (1483381)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE290 AS-J of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Haaksbergen General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

WILLIAMSON, RONALD FREDERICK  (1074636)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE290 AS-J of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Haaksbergen General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

BAXTER, WILLIAM PARKER  (1381903)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE655 AS-D of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

BENSON, ARTHUR  (1450256)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE655 AS-D of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

FIELDS, HAROLD WALTER  (574056)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE655 AS-D of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

SHADGETT, TERENCE WILLIAM  (1375964)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE655 AS-D of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

WESTWOOD, CHARLES WILLIAM HENRY  (1333598)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE655 AS-D of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

24-May

Flt Lt

ELDRIDGE, JOHN GORDON  (67652)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF486 AS-L of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

GRIFFITHS, JOHN HOWARD  (1337841)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF486 AS-L of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

24-May

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JOBES, STANLEY BUCHAN  (146941)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF486 AS-L of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

24-May

Plt Off

SANDERS, JOHN FRYON  (146937)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF486 AS-L of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

24-May

Fg Off

STEWARD, ALBERT EDWARD  (116785)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF486 AS-L of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast on its return from a raid on Duisburg.  He is buried in Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

AUSTIN, HORACE WILLIAM  (1331903)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ582 of No 199 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

24-May

WO

COSTELLO, RALPH MATTHEW  (R/99818)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ582 of No 199 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

HERBERT, ARTHUR  (1212641)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ582 of No 199 Sqn, which was shot down over Holland by a night fighter on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

24-May

Plt Off

WALKER, JOHN ALBERT  (145851)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF478 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea off the Frisian Islands on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Blackpool Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

STREET, RONALD VICTOR  (1575811)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF478 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea off the Frisian Islands on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

AGER, ERNEST DOUGLAS  (646478)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF478 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea off the Frisian Islands on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

CHILD, ROY CRAVEN  (968999)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF478 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea off the Frisian Islands on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Plt Off

EVANS, JOHN WESLEY  (J/18037)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF478 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea off the Frisian Islands on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

GOLDFINGER, ZANWEL  (1330847)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF478 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea off the Frisian Islands on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Flt Sgt

WARD, HAROLD  (1060035)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF478 BU-G of No 214 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea off the Frisian Islands on a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

FREEMAN, LIONEL GERALD  (1322558)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF528 BU-L2 of No 214 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

WILKINS, JACK KENNETH  (416581)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF528 BU-L2 of No 214 Sqn, which came down near Monchengladbach on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

ALFORD, DONALD ERIC  (1393222)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, MZ261 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which came down at Unna near Dortmund during a raid on the latter.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

ARCHER, VICTOR HARRY  (641651)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, MZ261 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which came down at Unna near Dortmund during a raid on the latter.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

DODD, JOHN  (1107057)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, MZ261 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which came down at Unna near Dortmund during a raid on the latter.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

EGAN, JOHN JOSEPH  (415126)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, MZ261 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which came down at Unna near Dortmund during a raid on the latter.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Fg Off

LIDDLE, PETER HAROLD  (129581)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, MZ261 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which came down at Unna near Dortmund during a raid on the latter.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

MARTIN, LIONEL  (1294190)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, MZ261 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which came down at Unna near Dortmund during a raid on the latter.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

NORTH, FREDERICK JAMES  (1231672)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, MZ261 BU-T of No 214 Sqn, which came down at Unna near Dortmund during a raid on the latter.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

CAPES, FREDERICK WALTER  (1313910)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ139 of No 228 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Flt Sgt

COOPER, JAMES LAING ROBERT  (1159994)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ139 of No 228 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Flt Sgt

CROSLAND, DEREK ERNEST THOMAS  (574093)  RAF; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ139 of No 228 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Fg Off

DEBNAM, HERBERT JOHN HARRY  (100628)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ139 of No 228 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

EASSON, WILFRED  (1112839)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ139 of No 228 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

FRENCH, ERIC ALFRED  (963143)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ139 of No 228 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Fg Off

HAYLOCK, WILLIAM CLAUD  (106969)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ139 of No 228 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Fg Off

HOUEDARD, CLEMENT LOUIS  (128030)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ139 of No 228 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Fg Off

PELHAM-CLINTON, ALASTAIR HENRY  (127870)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ139 of No 228 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

SALES, ARTHUR JAMES  (1219334)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ139 of No 228 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

WHATLEY, LEO REX  (524492)  RAF; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ139 of No 228 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Plt Off

SABIN, SAMUEL  (138831)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL502 of No 235 Sqn, which collided with Hampden I, AE132 of No 455 Sqn during an Air Launch Torpedo exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Plt Off

TAGGART, WARREN RAYMOND  (J/16702)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL502 of No 235 Sqn, which collided with Hampden I, AE132 of No 455 Sqn during an Air Launch Torpedo exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Flt Sgt

HEBBLEWHITE, ANTHONY JOHN  (1312441)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL567 of No 236, which was shot down off Egmond-am-Zee by flak from a miesweeper.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Flt Sgt

WILLIAMS, JOSEPH ALFRED  (1310503)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL567 of No 236, which was shot down off Egmond-am-Zee by flak from a miesweeper.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Cpl

BELSHAM, ALBERT EDWARD  (1116586)  RAFVR; age: 32

He had been serving with No 242 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

24-May

Fg Off

JANKOWSKI, Witold M (P.2017)  PAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ374 BH-K of No 300 Sqn, which came down near Dusseldorf after being hit by flak on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

KULIKOWSKI, Eugeniusz (P.703387)  PAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ374 BH-K of No 300 Sqn, which came down near Dusseldorf after being hit by flak on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Fg Off

LEWICKI, Henryk (P.0967)  PAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ374 BH-K of No 300 Sqn, which came down near Dusseldorf after being hit by flak on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Fg Off

PIATKOWSKI, Henryk (P.1733)  PAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ374 BH-K of No 300 Sqn, which came down near Dusseldorf after being hit by flak on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

RATAJCZYK, Czeslaw (P.783028)  PAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ374 BH-K of No 300 Sqn, which came down near Dusseldorf after being hit by flak on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

WO II

BANCESCU, GEORGE  (R/107703)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB896 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on araid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Fg Off

GLUCK, MARK  (129643)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB896 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on araid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Fg Off

HARRISON, FRANK PERCIVAL  (J/13416)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB896 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on araid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Flt Sgt

JENNINGS, ROLAND WARREN  (R/124657)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB896 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on araid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

WO I

MARTIN, JAMES  (R/122787)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB896 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on araid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

McGLORY, STANLEY  (574982)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB896 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on araid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Flt Sgt

McRAE, RONALD CAMERON  (R/112668)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB896 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on araid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Flt Sgt

ALDERSON, ERNEST HENRY  (R/123174)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB841 EQ-K of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near the target during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Fg Off

COLVIN, JAMES MACKENZIE  (J/7430)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB841 EQ-K of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near the target during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

HOOPER, JOHN  (R/70806)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB841 EQ-K of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near the target during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Plt Off

LIVERMORE, TEXAS ROY  (J/17974)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB841 EQ-K of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near the target during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Flt Sgt

SLOBOTSKY, DAVID  (R/94489)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB841 EQ-K of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near the target during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

THOMPSON, FREDERICK  (1242384)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB841 EQ-K of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near the target during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Fg Off

URETZKY, HARRY  (J/14818)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB841 EQ-K of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near the target during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

BROCKWAY, ALFRED JAMES  (1310694)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB862 VR-U of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and night fighters following an engine failure en-route to a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

24-May

Fg Off

GARTERY, DOUGLAS  (128972)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB862 VR-U of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and night fighters following an engine failure en-route to a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

GOWLING, GEORGE ROBERT  (R/139047)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB862 VR-U of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and night fighters following an engine failure en-route to a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

24-May

WO II

GREEN, ARTHUR STANLEY  (R/107004)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB862 VR-U of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and night fighters following an engine failure en-route to a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

HARRISON, MICHAEL ARTHUR  (1194276)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB862 VR-U of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and night fighters following an engine failure en-route to a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

PRIEUR, JOSEPH FERNARD JACQUES PAUL  (R/132590)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB862 VR-U of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and night fighters following an engine failure en-route to a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

SUTHERLAND, LESLIE GORDON  (R/99732)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE281 of No 426 Sqn, which crashed near Haaksbergen in Holland on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Haaksbergen General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

DUNKERLEY, WILLIAM  (1450680)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE281 of No 426 Sqn, which crashed near Haaksbergen in Holland on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Haaksbergen General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

JEPSON, SYDNEY  (1211239)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE281 of No 426 Sqn, which crashed near Haaksbergen in Holland on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Haaksbergen General Cemetery

24-May

WO II

MASTERSON, KENNETH HOWARD  (R/90238)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE281 of No 426 Sqn, which crashed near Haaksbergen in Holland on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Haaksbergen General Cemetery

24-May

WO II

RIVEST, LEVIE AFRIEN  (R/108468)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE281 of No 426 Sqn, which crashed near Haaksbergen in Holland on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Haaksbergen General Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

WHEATCROFT, ALBERT JOHN  (1330814)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT132 of No 455 Sqn, which collided with Beaufighter, JL502 of No 235 Sqn during an Air Launch Torpedo exercise.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

FREETH, JOHN SAMUEL  (411768)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT132 of No 455 Sqn, which collided with Beaufighter, JL502 of No 235 Sqn during an Air Launch Torpedo exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Fg Off

WHITSON, IAN HAMILTON  (404593)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT132 of No 455 Sqn, which collided with Beaufighter, JL502 of No 235 Sqn during an Air Launch Torpedo exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Flt Sgt

DOWNING, HORACE ROBERT JOHN  (R/74871)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AT132 of No 455 Sqn, which collided with Beaufighter, JL502 of No 235 Sqn during an Air Launch Torpedo exercise.  He was cremated inDundee and his ashes buried in Vernon (Pleasant Valley) Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

BIFFEN, JACK STANLEY  (411839)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4984 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schoonebeek (Oud Schoonebeek) General Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

DAVIS, BERESFORD MILTON TROY  (405966)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4984 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schoonebeek (Oud Schoonebeek) General Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

DYCE, KENNETH DOUGLAS  (412411)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4984 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schoonebeek (Oud Schoonebeek) General Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

RALPH, FREDERICK WILSON  (R/152317)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4984 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schoonebeek (Oud Schoonebeek) General Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

ROWLANDS, ERIC  (1040539)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4984 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schoonebeek (Oud Schoonebeek) General Cemetery

24-May

Flt Sgt

WRIGHT, CHARLES SINCLAIR  (421066)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4984 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schoonebeek (Oud Schoonebeek) General Cemetery

24-May

AC1

HORNE, KENNETH IVAN ASTIN  (1014270)  RAFVR; age: 28

He had been serving with No 153 MU when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

24-May

Fg Off

PARKER, LANCELOT HERBERT  (132041)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4303 UG-D of No 1654 HCU, which broke up in the air over East Yorkshire during a night navigation and fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Bath (St Michael's) Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

McMULLAN, WILLIAM NEILL  (1088074)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4303 UG-D of No 1654 HCU, which broke up in the air over East Yorkshire during a night navigation and fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery

24-May

Plt Off

BRYDE, GEOFFREY NIGEL JAMES  (414195)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4303 UG-D of No 1654 HCU, which broke up in the air over East Yorkshire during a night navigation and fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Brandesburton (St Mary) Churchyard.

24-May

Sgt

NELSON, COLIN ALEXANDER  (5553)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4303 UG-D of No 1654 HCU, which broke up in the air over East Yorkshire during a night navigation and fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Brandesburton (St Mary) Churchyard.

24-May

Fg Off

TURNER, FULLIOTT VICTOR POLHILL  (130700)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4303 UG-D of No 1654 HCU, which broke up in the air over East Yorkshire during a night navigation and fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Hellingly Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

SMITH, DONALD FRED  (1272560)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4303 UG-D of No 1654 HCU, which broke up in the air over East Yorkshire during a night navigation and fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Pentlow (St George) Churchyard

24-May

Sgt

HARPER, JAMES HENRY ROY  (1393719)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4303 UG-D of No 1654 HCU, which broke up in the air over East Yorkshire during a night navigation and fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

24-May

LAC

MURRAY, KENNETH  (1084861)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3530 (ex BG275) of No 25 AS, which crashed after hitting a tree whilst low flying.  He is buried in Polokwane (or Pietersburg) Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

ANTCLIFFE, WILLIAM  (1187326)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK489 of No 27 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a nickelling sortie to the Paris area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

ASTLE, CHARLES WILSON  (1430634)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK489 of No 27 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a nickelling sortie to the Paris area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

DRURY, ALLEN  (1576835)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK489 of No 27 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a nickelling sortie to the Paris area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

WARNES, CHARLES ARTHUR  (960814)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK489 of No 27 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a nickelling sortie to the Paris area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

Sgt

WELLS, CHARLES FREDERICK SIMPSON  (1578532)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK489 of No 27 OTU, which was lost without a trace on a nickelling sortie to the Paris area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-May

WO

RANKIN, ROBERT CRAIG  (509338)  RAF; age: 33

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

24-May

AC1

POOLE, JOHN KILMINSTER  (1180542)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

24-May

AC2

TIPPLE, ARTHUR WILLIAM  (1245162)  RAFVR; age: 37

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

24-May

AC1

WINCH, LESLIE GOLDEN  (1214361)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

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

24-May

Sgt

ZAIA MOSHI  (2875)  IL; age: ?

He was serving with the Iraq Levies at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Habbaniya Memorial

24-May

Flt Sgt

BROWN, JOHN MAXWELL  (416321)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, KX836 of the Practice Flt, Setif, which spun into the ground near Setif whilst carrying out a practice dog-fight.  He is buried in La Reunion War Cemetery

24-May

LAC

BLAND, ALBERT EDWARD  (1158526)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Kings Lynn.  He is buried in King's LYynn Cemetery

24-May

LAC

JAMES, WILLIAM HAROLD  (1195564)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was serving at RAF Winthorpe and was killed when he accidently fell in front of a lorry on the Fosse Road near the station, the cause of death being a fractured skull.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

24-May

Cpl

MUNRO, JAMES KINLOCH NESS  (874674)  AuxAF; age: 43

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 Northumberland S.  He is buried in Greenock Cemetery

24-May

LAC

SHAW, STANLEY  (1685382)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Lancaster (Skerton) Cemetery

24-May

Sgt

ROBERTS, CHARLES HOLT  (1554646)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium

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