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Casualties - 25 - 26 May 1943


25-May

Plt Off

SALISBURY-ROWSWELL, MARTIN PELHAM  (139518)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BM912 of No 28 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Ranchi after control was lost.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

25-May

Fg Off

GIBSON, ANDREW SMITH  (124806)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM229 of No 63 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Beith on Ayrshire.  He is buried in Glasgow (Sandymount) Cemetery

25-May

LAC

HOWARD, ARTHUR THOMAS  (645529)  RAF; age: 24

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

25-May

Sgt

ANDERSON, GEORGE EDMOND  (624878)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA494 of No 113 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Buthidaung possibly as a result of poor weather conditions.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-May

Flt Sgt

LANCASTER, ALAN NORMAN  (1147535)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA494 of No 113 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Buthidaung possibly as a result of poor weather conditions.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-May

WO

NOURSE, ARTHUR GEORGE MYERS  (407180)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BA494 of No 113 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Buthidaung possibly as a result of poor weather conditions.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-May

Plt Off

ATKINSON, JOSEPH HENRY  (52644)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL175 of No 180 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Abbeville.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

25-May

Fg Off

EVANS, BRYNMOR GRANVILLE  (50665)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL175 of No 180 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Abbeville.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

25-May

Sqn Ldr

HANAFY, JOHN THEODORE  (60812)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL175 of No 180 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Abbeville.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

25-May

Sgt

MATTHEWS, ERIC WILLIAM  (1377383)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL175 of No 180 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Abbeville.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

25-May

Flt Sgt

FOWLER, RAYMOND JACK  (1063009)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL211 of No 180 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Abbeville.  He is buried in Pende Churchyard

25-May

Sgt

PALMERLEY, JOHN  (1457804)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL211 of No 180 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Abbeville.  He is buried in Pende Churchyard

25-May

Flt Sgt

REYNOLDS, DAVID RAYMOND NICHOLAS  (1074002)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL211 of No 180 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Abbeville.  He is buried in Pende Churchyard

25-May

Flt Sgt

PATERSON, LESLIE FRANCIS  (656974)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL211 of No 180 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Abbeville.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-May

Flt Lt

WITHY, HENRY FORSTER  (102293)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JK463 of No 185 Sqn, which ditched near Selena Bay off Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

25-May

LAC

FENDER, JOHN  (1103623)  RAFVR; age: 26

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku .  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

25-May

Fg Off

JESSOP, FRANK JAMES  (135258)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, AP912 of No 261 Sqn, which spun into thhe ground in a forced landing at Kalna following an engine failure during an air test.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery

25-May

Flt Lt

PORTER, LEONARD JOHN  (60133)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ915 of No 264 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rnager sortie over Brittany.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-May

Fg Off

BASTER, Bronislaw (P.0538)  PAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF492 SM-M of No 305 Sqn, which crashed in flames near Scunthorpe during a training flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

25-May

Corporal

BERDECHA, Jan (P.781055)  PAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF492 SM-M of No 305 Sqn, which crashed in flames near Scunthorpe during a training flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

25-May

Sgt

BIALOBRZESKI, Kazimierz (P.703895)  PAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF492 SM-M of No 305 Sqn, which crashed in flames near Scunthorpe during a training flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

25-May

Fg Off

KOCZAPSKI, Wladyslaw Karol (P.1830)  PAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF492 SM-M of No 305 Sqn, which crashed in flames near Scunthorpe during a training flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

25-May

Flt Sgt

MIKSZA, Edward (P.794664)  PAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF492 SM-M of No 305 Sqn, which crashed in flames near Scunthorpe during a training flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

25-May

Sgt

NIZNIK, Adam (P.792833)  PAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF492 SM-M of No 305 Sqn, which crashed in flames near Scunthorpe during a training flight.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

25-May

Sgt

O'DOWD, DONAHAN ANTHONY  (527272)  RAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD846 of No 422 Sqn, which crashed into Clew Bay off Clare Island, Ireland.  He is buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery

25-May

Sgt

SHERWOOD, RONALD  (1289040)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD846 of No 422 Sqn, which crashed into Clew Bay off Clare Island, Ireland.  He is buried in Brandon and ByshottLes (Waterhouses) Cemetery

25-May

Fg Off

CLARKE, JAMES WILLIAM  (J/12829)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD846 of No 422 Sqn, which crashed into Clew Bay off Clare Island, Ireland.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

25-May

Sgt

HOPPS, WILLIAM GEORGE  (R/133113)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD846 of No 422 Sqn, which crashed into Clew Bay off Clare Island, Ireland.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

25-May

WO II

BRYERS, ROBERT BRUCE  (R/125283)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD846 of No 422 Sqn, which crashed into Clew Bay off Clare Island, Ireland.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

25-May

Sgt

RICHARDSON, DEREK HAROLD  (1172574)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD846 of No 422 Sqn, which crashed into Clew Bay off Clare Island, Ireland.  He is buried in Nottingham Northern Cemetery

25-May

Sgt

HIRD, JAMES  (935914)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD846 of No 422 Sqn, which crashed into Clew Bay off Clare Island, Ireland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-May

Sgt

PURVIS, DAVID  (1309732)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD846 of No 422 Sqn, which crashed into Clew Bay off Clare Island, Ireland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-May

Sgt

ROWE, JOHN  (623554)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD846 of No 422 Sqn, which crashed into Clew Bay off Clare Island, Ireland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-May

WO I

THOMPSON, WALLACE ROY  (R/76084)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD846 of No 422 Sqn, which crashed into Clew Bay off Clare Island, Ireland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-May

Plt Off

GUY, JOHN ARNOLD  (J/16557)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AA757 of No 602 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s on a Circus to Le Touquet.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-May

Flt Lt

DE NAEYER, FRANCIS  (101479)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP384 of No 602 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s on a Circus to Le Touquet.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

25-May

Sgt

YELLOWLEES, THOMAS H.  (1114054)  RAFVR; age: 20

He died in Dunbar Hospital, Thurso from injuries sustained 2 months earlier whilst flying in Whitley VII, BD678 WL-R of No 612 Sqn, which crashed into Ben Hutig, Sutherland during a convoy escort patrol.  He is buried in Edinburgh Eastern Cemetery

25-May

Flt Sgt

PETTITT, EDWIN CYRIL  (1376336)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 1 ADU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery

25-May

AC2

CONVOY, JAMES FREDERICK  (1397996)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 121 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

25-May

AC1

MAYNARD, ARTHUR EDWARD  (1724363)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving with No 121 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

25-May

LAC

PLOWRIGHT, REGINALD ERNEST  (1460296)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was serving with No 121 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

25-May

LAC

MROCZEK, Euzebiusz (P.794593)  PAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8450  of No 16 (P) SFTS, which crashed into a tree near Arnold in Nottinghamshire during a forced landing having become lost at night.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

25-May

Sgt

BARNS, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (927683)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9571 GV-H of No 1652 HCU, which crashed at Marston Moor after hitting the roof of Tockwith vicarage whilst attempting an emergency landing with an engine on fire.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

25-May

Fg Off

MOIR, ALASTAIR IAN TAYLOR  (137208)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9571 GV-H of No 1652 HCU, which crashed at Marston Moor after hitting the roof of Tockwith vicarage whilst attempting an emergency landing with an engine on fire.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

25-May

Flt Sgt

VENESS, DANIEL EDWARD  (411620)  RAAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax I, L9571 GV-H of No 1652 HCU, which crashed at Marston Moor after hitting the roof of Tockwith vicarage whilst attempting an emergency landing with an engine on fire.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

25-May

Flt Sgt

BENTLEY, PETER  (1266363)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 21 Ferry Control at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

25-May

AC2

HUGHES, ALBERT  (1580348)  RAFVR; age: 20

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

25-May

LAC

GRAND, ALFRED JOHN  (934676)  RAFVR; age: 38

He had been serving with No 512 AMES when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

25-May

Sgt

MASON, DUNBAR WILLIAM  (1332898)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, T4763 of No 9 OTU, which spun into the ground near Brampton in Cumberland.  He is buried in Brighton City Cemetery (Bear Road)

25-May

Sgt

ALLPORT, PETER ALFRED  (1247249)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, T4763 of No 9 OTU, which spun into the ground near Brampton in Cumberland.  He is buried in Shelton and Oxon (Christ Church) Churchyard

25-May

AC1

PARKER, MERVYN FRANCIS  (1030258)  RAFVR; age: 23

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

25-May

LAC

MURPHY, RICHARD ARTHUR  (749735)  RAFVR; age: 23

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

25-May

AC1

McMANUS, FRANK  (1026769)  RAFVR; age: 36

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

25-May

LAC

THURSTON, PERCY DOWSON  (1445340)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was serving at RAF Marston Moor and died from injuries sustained when cycling in a strong gale near Marston Moor.  He was blown off and went under the wheels of a lorry, initially treated in the SSQ he was later transferred to York Military Hospital at Fulford where he died.  He was cremated at  Southampton Crematorium

25-May

LAC

STOKES, JOHN GOLDER  (915295)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

25-May

Flt Sgt

BROAD, THOMAS MORTLOCK  (363418)  RAF; age: 36

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

25-May

Sqn Ldr

WILSON, WILLIAM  (45239)  RAFVR; age: 54

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death but he may have died in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton as his death is registered in Swindon (55).  He is buried in Cirencester Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

MILLER, NORMAN JOHN  (123600)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG550 'U' of No 2 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Kimmeridge in Dorset whilst flying in fog.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

HIRST, DAVID  (11380)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG623 'W' of No 2 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Kimmeridge in Dorset whilst flying in fog.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

McLEOD, JOHN BEATON  (136693)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AP210 'Y' of No 2 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Kimmeridge in Dorset whilst flying in fog.  He is buried in New Kilpatrick (or Hillfoot) Cemetery

26-May

Plt Off

BERTHIAUME, JOSEPH FRANCOIS EXAVIER GILLES  (J/17079)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF361 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Julich after being caught in the blast when another aircraft exploded nearby on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

BROADHEAD, ERIC  (1137645)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF361 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Julich after being caught in the blast when another aircraft exploded nearby on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

BROTHERTON, ALWYN  (1528408)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF361 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Julich after being caught in the blast when another aircraft exploded nearby on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

DENHAM, WALTER  (1129595)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF361 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Julich after being caught in the blast when another aircraft exploded nearby on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

FISHER, ALBERT LESLIE  (925124)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF361 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Julich after being caught in the blast when another aircraft exploded nearby on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

WO II

HILLS, WILLIAM JAMES  (R/107211)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF361 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Julich after being caught in the blast when another aircraft exploded nearby on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

LAGNA, NOEL  (910591)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF361 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Julich after being caught in the blast when another aircraft exploded nearby on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

COFFIN, ALBERT GLYN  (1578186)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED834 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down near Flushing during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

CORBETT, JAMES BROWNLIE  (1553400)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED834 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down near Flushing during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

DAKER, LESLIE JOHN  (1579189)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED834 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down near Flushing during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

MATTHEWS, EDGAR LESLIE  (1457373)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED834 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down near Flushing during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

SMITH, WILLIAM  (1034418)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED834 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down near Flushing during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

WARREN, HAROLD JOHN  (1388638)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED834 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down near Flushing during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

WOODHOUSE, HAROLD WALTER  (110587)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED834 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down near Flushing during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

BAILEY, SYDNEY ARTHUR JAMES  (1332267)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED967 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Ratingen during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

CREEVY, DOUGLAS WILLIAM  (1330741)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED967 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Ratingen during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

HOOPER, CECIL BERTIE (BOB)  (129598)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED967 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Ratingen during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

POWELL, EDWARD TEMPLE  (1082026)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED967 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Ratingen during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

PROWSE, ALEXANDER ALWYN  (21144)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED967 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Ratingen during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

SCHROEDER, LESLIE CHARLES  (1339266)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED967 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Ratingen during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

STEELE, ROBERT JAMES  (655242)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED967 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Ratingen during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

ROUTLEDGE, THOMAS ANTHONY  (1178835)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED995 PH-X of No 12 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Pershore Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

ARNOTT, PATRICK  (1333984)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK611 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Venlo after being damaged by flak near the target during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

PITTARD, RONALD WILLIAM  (1387554)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK611 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Venlo after being damaged by flak near the target during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

WILSON, JACK OLIPHANT  (413329)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK611 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Venlo after being damaged by flak near the target during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

MORRIS, HUGH JOHN  (1370964)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF534 LS-L of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Julich after being caught in the blast when another aircraft exploded nearby on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Plt Off

NEWMAN, RAYMOND EDGAR  (136531)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF534 LS-L of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Julich after being caught in the blast when another aircraft exploded nearby on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

ORCHARD, THOMAS CHARLES LEWIS  (1609625)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF534 LS-L of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Julich after being caught in the blast when another aircraft exploded nearby on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

O'RIORDAN, DENNIS PATRICK  (549434)  RAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF534 LS-L of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Julich after being caught in the blast when another aircraft exploded nearby on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

WO II

SMITH, CHARLES THOMAS  (R/84977)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF534 LS-L of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Julich after being caught in the blast when another aircraft exploded nearby on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

SMITH, LEONARD RAY  (1446946)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF534 LS-L of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Julich after being caught in the blast when another aircraft exploded nearby on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

THOMSON, IVAN SAMUEL  (J/15487)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF534 LS-L of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Julich after being caught in the blast when another aircraft exploded nearby on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

PAIGE, ERNEST FRANKLYN  (J/6007)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7825 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

26-May

Flt Sgt

FULLER, MICHAEL O'DONOVAN  (745940)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7825 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

BRYANT, LLYN DAVID  (1312458)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7825 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

GARNER, EDWARD  (937568)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7825 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

HOGG, JACK  (1390159)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7825 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

OATS, RUNDLE HOUSTON  (1430645)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7825 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

SIMMONS, THOMAS CHARLES EUGENE  (980521)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7825 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

MacPHEDRAN, JAMES CUMMING  (1116913)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR853 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

BROWN, ALFRED  (1860203)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR853 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

BUSBY, STANLEY  (1138659)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR853 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

CHAMBERS, WILLIAM JOHN  (1508677)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR853 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

DAVIES, WILLIAM PRICE  (657964)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR853 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

RICHARDSON, CHRISTOPHER ARTHUR  (1585002)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR853 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

WORDEN, ARTHUR CEPHAS  (R/113195)  RCAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR853 of No 51 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

WILLSHER, FREDERICK PHILLIP  (1170594)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK602 AA-R of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down in the North Sea off the French/Belgium coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

REDPATH, STEPHEN  (1572718)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK602 AA-R of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down in the North Sea off the French/Belgium coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

COATES, DUDLEY DOBSON  (421318)  RNZAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK602 AA-R of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down in the North Sea off the French/Belgium coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

WHITEMAN, JOHN CHARLES LAWRENCE  (1234862)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK602 AA-R of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down in the North Sea off the French/Belgium coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Oostende New Communal Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

DARTON, THOMAS WILLIAM  (416465)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK602 AA-R of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down in the North Sea off the French/Belgium coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Sgt

McQUATER, ALICK  (1369879)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK602 AA-R of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down in the North Sea off the French/Belgium coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Sgt

RIORDAN, JOHN MILTON PATRICK  (422668)  RNZAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, BK602 AA-R of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down in the North Sea off the French/Belgium coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Sgt

CODD, WILLIAM REGINALD LESLIE  (1316152)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB837 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Julich, the blast bringing down two other aircraft nearby.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

KERSHAW, JOSEPH  (1077003)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB837 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Julich, the blast bringing down two other aircraft nearby.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

LAURENCE, JOSEPH FERNAND ROLLAND  (R/104713)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB837 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Julich, the blast bringing down two other aircraft nearby.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

LEWIS, RICHARD  (1425912)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB837 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Julich, the blast bringing down two other aircraft nearby.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

MacFARLANE, DAVID WILLIAM  (R/88370)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB837 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Julich, the blast bringing down two other aircraft nearby.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

RICHARDSON, JOHN WALTON  (1062514)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB837 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Julich, the blast bringing down two other aircraft nearby.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

WATERSTON, J H ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB837 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Julich, the blast bringing down two other aircraft nearby.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

GILCHRIST, DAVID RONALD  (R/152522)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7813 KN-C of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

McLEOD, JAMES REGINALD  (1382656)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7813 KN-C of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

MOORE, HAROLD WILLIAM  (1322934)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7813 KN-C of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

PASS, ERNEST VINCENT  (1036236)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7813 KN-C of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

REES, LEWIS WILLIAM  (657547)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7813 KN-C of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

ROOTS, HARRY  (1392398)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7813 KN-C of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

SHERWOOD, CHARLES HENRY  (1063769)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7813 KN-C of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

O'CONNELL, CORNELIUS FREDERICK  (126607)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH876 WP-J of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

BRYANT, WILLIAM HARRY  (1294010)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH876 WP-J of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

WO II

EAST, MICHAEL GEORGE KING  (R/118286)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH876 WP-J of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

WO II

POLLON, ERNEST SINCLAIR  (R/124287)  RCAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH876 WP-J of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Flt Sgt

POULTER, JAMES LEEMAN  (1534581)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH876 WP-J of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Flt Sgt

SAUNDERCOCK, CHARLES LITTLE  (404949)  RNZAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH876 WP-J of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Sgt

WADSWORTH, RICHARD  (1376718)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH876 WP-J of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Plt Off

YOUNG, GORDON WILLIAM  (J/16906)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH876 WP-J of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Fg Off

HARVEY, DENNIS  (133456)  RAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM320 HW-C of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

HUDSON, JOHN  (1457263)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM320 HW-C of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

MARNOCH, JAMES MURRAY  (129522)  RAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM320 HW-C of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

PETTS, HENRY NEVILLE  (J/22555)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM320 HW-C of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

RUSSEL, GORDON  (131938)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM320 HW-C of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Sqn Ldr

TURGEL, PHILIP RAYMOND  (42542)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM320 HW-C of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Plt Off

WYNN, IAN ARCHER  (146838)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM320 HW-C of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

KEOGH, MICHAEL  (1586059)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4998 HW-J of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

MAUNSELL, LESLIE CORMAC  (414318)  RNZAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4998 HW-J of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

MOORE, ACEL THEODORE WALTER  (413106)  RNZAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4998 HW-J of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

STONE, DAVID CAMPBELL  (1451978)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4998 HW-J of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

WOOD, JAMES CURRIE  (755138)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4998 HW-J of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

AINSWORTH, BRIAN CYRUS  (1079641)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED660 SR-U Bar of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

BATES, CYRIL WALTER  (1586116)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED660 SR-U Bar of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

BERRESFORD, DERRICK LEWIS  (1211846)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED660 SR-U Bar of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

SHACKLETON, ERNEST  (1507344)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED660 SR-U Bar of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

THOMSON, ARTHUR SYLVANUS  (R/112455)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED660 SR-U Bar of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

TINDALE, VERNON JOHN SHELDRAKE  (1480799)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED660 SR-U Bar of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

WRIGHT, ALEXANDER THOMAS MITCHEL  (655863)  RAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED660 SR-U Bar of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Plt Off

HAYNES, LAWRENCE CHARLES  (146109)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VI, AB211 of No 124 Sqn, which flew into the ground near the River Roding at Chigwell in Essex.  He is buried in North Weald Bassett (St Andrew) Churchyard

26-May

Sgt

PERCIVAL, CHARLES JOHN  (1600739)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK710 OJ-A of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

HADDEN, LESLIE GEORGE  (949263)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK710 OJ-A of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Fg Off

MORSE, WALTER EDWIN LAWRENCE  (127978)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK710 OJ-A of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Sgt

SCOTT, HORACE STEPHEN  (901570)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK710 OJ-A of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Sgt

UDEN, JACK HENRY  (1334077)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK710 OJ-A of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Sgt

WILLIAMS, FREDERICK ARTHUR  (1295227)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK710 OJ-A of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Fg Off

WINCHESTER, HOWARD STEPHEN  (128514)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK710 OJ-A of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the North Sea on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Sgt

BATTERBEE, ROY  (1432288)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE235 AS-H of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Sgt

FRANCIS, JACK THOMAS  (1269078)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE235 AS-H of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Sgt

MACKINTOSH, KENNETH  (1515864)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE235 AS-H of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Sgt

RAILTON, ALFRED JOSEPH  (1476472)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE235 AS-H of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

WO II

SPROULE, EDWARD ALAN  (R/92104)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE235 AS-H of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Sgt

BARROW, STANLEY FRANCIS  (1386172)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE699 AS-M of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

CHISNALL, LESLIE MALCOLM  (1324736)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE699 AS-M of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

LOWE, ROBERT  (658480)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE699 AS-M of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

MITCHENER, GEORGE JAMES  (1389928)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE699 AS-M of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

WATKINS, JOHN GEORGE  (1390906)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE699 AS-M of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

MANSER, RAYMOND EARL  (R/115267)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL696 of No 180 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off the Norfolk coast.  He is buried in Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard

26-May

Sgt

FULTON, JAMES KENNETH  (1387101)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL696 of No 180 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off the Norfolk coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Flt Sgt

KERNAGHAN, CLARENCE GERALD  (R/128981)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL696 of No 180 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off the Norfolk coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Fg Off

WYGLE, HUGH MANSON  (J/21717)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FL696 of No 180 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off the Norfolk coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Flt Sgt

BELL, GEOFFREY  (1288776)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE228 DT-C of No 192 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a special duties sortie over the Rhur.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Plt Off

WALTERS, ROBERT RALPH  (144462)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN438  of No 198 Sqn, which crashed in the Ribble Valley.  He is buried in Lytham St Ann's (Park) Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

DOUGLAS, RONALD THOMAS  (134674)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF488 EX-U of No 199 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

MAKIN, DENNIS  (128577)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF488 EX-U of No 199 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

SCOTT, THOMAS MACKIE  (1785281)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF488 EX-U of No 199 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

THOMSON, WILLIAM HENRY  (1377796)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF488 EX-U of No 199 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

BARKER, ERIC HARRY FREDERIC  (931976)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED600 EM-P of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

BOTTOMLEY, GEORGE LANGDON  (1437922)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED600 EM-P of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

DRAYTON, PHILIP CHARLES BRADLEY  (105169)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED600 EM-P of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

FROST, KEITH JOHN  (651754)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED600 EM-P of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

GENEVER, DOUGLAS ALAN  (1320927)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED600 EM-P of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

HALL, IVOR EDWIN GEORGE  (1314646)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED600 EM-P of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

STODDART, THOMAS WILLIAM TREMBLE  (936820)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED600 EM-P of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

COOK, STANLEY ARTHUR JAMES  (1257739)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W5001 EM-J of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

FALKINGHAM, PETER  (570198)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W5001 EM-J of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

HAYLLAR, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (1332269)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W5001 EM-J of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Plt Off

HOPSON, GEORGE EDWARD  (138816)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W5001 EM-J of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

REYNOLDS, WILLIAM CASSIN  (J/20351)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W5001 EM-J of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

WHITE, ALFRED WILLIAM  (1333972)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W5001 EM-J of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

POOLEY, FRANK HENRY EDWARD  (1456718)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK659 BU-N of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

BLAKE, RONALD SYDNEY  (1220818)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK659 BU-N of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Sgt

DAVIES, GWYNN TOWYN  (1314365)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK659 BU-N of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Sgt

JUBB, BRIAN MCMAHON  (1315154)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK659 BU-N of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Flt Sgt

KERR, ROBERT ALBERT  (409144)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK659 BU-N of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Sgt

LITTLEWOOD, DENYS  (1670565)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK659 BU-N of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Fg Off

PAISLEY, RONALD  (127105)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK659 BU-N of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-May

Fg Off

BLANCHARD, CYRIL FRANCIS  (416445)  RNZAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH887 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Duren on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

COLLINS, NORMAN SIDNEY  (1316430)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH887 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Duren on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

FINCHAM, ARTHUR WILLIAM  (577642)  RAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH887 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Duren on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

LAMOND, JAMES CRAWFORD  (R/142748)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH887 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Duren on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

LEDBURY, WILLIAM JAMES  (1478810)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH887 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Duren on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

MAYNARD, DEREK CHARLES  (1383527)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH887 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Duren on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

ROUGHAN, JOHN PATRICK  (1334592)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH887 HA-Z of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Duren on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-May

WO

BEATTY, DONALD LYALL  (R/124012)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE590 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

26-May

Plt Off

PENNINGTON, STUART  (J/18125)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE590 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

26-May

Plt Off

SWAN, NORMAN CECIL  (J/18243)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE590 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

TALMAN, RICHARD ELLWOOD  (R/123539)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE590 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

THOMAS, EDWARD  (1331633)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE590 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

WATSON, JOHN KAYE  (J/22809)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE590 of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

26-May

Plt Off

BAKER, FRANK GREENAWAY  (J/17661)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ476 NA-A of No 428 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

26-May

WO II

DOUGLAS, WILLIAM ERNEST  (R/102484)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ476 NA-A of No 428 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

HIGGS, KENNETH GEORGE  (1380092)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ476 NA-A of No 428 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

MADGE, ROY GIBSON  (J/13710)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ476 NA-A of No 428 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

26-May

WO II

PEPPER, WILLIAM GEORGE  (R/105665)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ476 NA-A of No 428 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

26-May

WO II

WATERS, NORMAN JAMES  (R/107768)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ476 NA-A of No 428 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

26-May

Fg Off

BONNER, ALBERT CAREY  (124717)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE990 SE-Z of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

JEFFERIES, MICHAEL CHARLES  (1280562)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE990 SE-Z of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

SWEET, HAROLD  (1230519)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE990 SE-Z of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-May

Plt Off

LANGHORNE, KENNETH ROBERT  (134377)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED695 PO-J of No 467 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

BIRKBECK, ALBURN FREDERICK  (R/102142)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED695 PO-J of No 467 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

CHALMERS, THOMAS  (1401894)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED768 PO-N of No 467 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

PARSONS, JOHN MAXWELL  (409274)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED768 PO-N of No 467 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

26-May

Sgt

SPENCER, BERNARD  (574332)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED768 PO-N of No 467 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Belgium on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

CHILTON, ALBERT  (1432834)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ719 of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Gilze Rijen.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

26-May

Flt Sgt

SMITH, ERIC GRANVILLE MORETON  (976755)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ719 of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Gilze Rijen.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

26-May

LAC

BROWN, JOHN MARTIN  (1004010)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

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

26-May

Sgt

McCONNELL, WILLIAM ALEXANDER DALZIEL  (1335542)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA845 of No 24 OTU, which crashed on take off from Honeybourne following an engine failure.  He is buried in Barkingside Cemetery, Ilford

26-May

AC1

GREEN, GEORGE CYRIL  (1274844)  RAFVR; age: 22

He had been serving with No 250 AMES when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst working on the Burma-Siam railway.  He is buried in Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery

26-May

LAC

BROWNING, EDWIN JAMES  (976761)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving with No 3 RR Party at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

26-May

AC1

LEE, HERBERT GEORGE  (1169082)  RAFVR; age: 21

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

26-May

LAC

DIXON, THOMAS  (1536204)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with the RAF Regiment at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

26-May

AC1

COOKE, REGINALD GRAYDON  (1177719)  RAFVR; age: 30

He had been serving at RAF Seletar when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

26-May

LAC

CARR, ALFRED  (1048779)  RAFVR; age: 38

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

26-May

Fg Off

GRAY, GEORGE MARTELLO  (121293)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving at Speke at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gibraltar Memorial

26-May

Sgt

MADDISON, WILSON REATHER  (534323)  RAF; age: 26

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

26-May

AC2

PLANT, FREDERIC RICHARD CHARLES  (1539997)  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 Berkhamsted.  He is buried in Beaconsfield Cemetery, Buckinghamshire

26-May

LAC

PAULL, OSCAR LORN  (1413454)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving in the UK and his body was found in the sea below the Needles Cliffs, it is presumed he had been collecting seagull eggs.  He is buried in Treleigh (St Stephen) Churchyard.

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