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Casualties - 1 - 3 July 1943


01-Jul

Plt Off

BENJAMIN, COLIN GEORGE  (403855)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, DN589 'A' of No 3 Sqn, which failed to return from a Roadstead to the Hook of Holland.  He is buried in Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery

01-Jul

Fg Off

LITTLE, ALAN TREVOR  (413862)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R8946 'L' of No 3 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters during a Roadstead to the Hook of Holland.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

01-Jul

Fg Off

PHILLIPS, WILLIAMS ARTHUR CHARLES  (74543)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM249 of No 26 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Detling.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Jul

LAC

ARMSTRONG, LESLIE WILLIAM  (1263114)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving with No 46 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

01-Jul

AC1

McKINNON, DUNCAN  (1346094)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

01-Jul

Flt Sgt

HAWKES REED, JOHN  (927092)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL532 of No 227 Sqn, which failed to return from a strike off Levkas.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

01-Jul

Fg Off

WATT, NORMAN ALEXANDER  (J/9174)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL655 of No 416 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Digby having become disorientated in cloud.  He is buried in Scopwick Church burial Ground

01-Jul

LAC

McKECHNIE, WILLIAM  (1013972)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 489 Sqn and died in Bignold Hospital, Lybster, from pericarditis and cardiac failure.  He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis.

01-Jul

Sgt

DENTON, EDWARD JOHN  (1234108)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was serving with No 680 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

01-Jul

AC1

EGAN, JAMES  (1543616)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2912 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Port Said War Memorial Cemetery

01-Jul

Flt Sgt

MADSEN, EDGAR ALBERT  (412987)  RAAF; age: 22

He was serving with No 22 EFTS and died from an illness in Papworth Sanatorium.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

01-Jul

Flt Lt

COLLEDGE, WILLIAM WILSON DFC (J/8207)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, X6858 of No 3 FIS, which crashed after hitting trees whilst low flying.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

01-Jul

Flt Lt

MUNRO, KENNETH DFC and Bar (408168)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, X6858 of No 3 FIS, which crashed after hitting trees whilst low flying.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

01-Jul

Sgt

VIZOR, REGINALD JAMES  (1392779)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Cornell, FH976 of No 34 EFTS, which .  He is buried in Assiniboia (Mount Hope) Cemetery

01-Jul

LAC

TAYLOR, CHARLES WOOLLARD  (1801205)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Cornell, FJ654 of No 34 EFTS, which .  He is buried in Assiniboia (Mount Hope) Cemetery

01-Jul

Plt Off

JENKINS, THOMAS WILFRED  (138153)  RAFVR; age: 25

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

01-Jul

Flt Sgt

JONES, JAMES THOMAS WILLIAM  (1313438)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XIC, JL895 of the OADU Portreath, which exploded and crashed in the sea off Cape Mondego during a ferry flight to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Jul

Cpl

SHUCK, WILLIAM HENRY  (266506)  RAF; age: 58

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 Birmingham.  He is buried in Smethwick (Uplands) Cemetery

01-Jul

Cpl

TAYLOR, JAMES HENRY  (1676093)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving No 1661 HCU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Rochdale.  He is buried in Crompton Cemetery.

01-Jul

ACW1

WADDILOVE, EVELYN LOUISE  (2039050)  WAAF; age: 35

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 Hawarden.  She is buried in Sutton (St Nicholas and All Saints) Churchyard

01-Jul

LAC

WILKIE, WILLIAM MARTIN MAXWELL  (526078)  RAF; age: 24

He was serving in the UK and died in Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, from blackwater fever.  He is buried in Laggan Parish Churchyard.

02-Jul

AC1

TAYLOR, KENNETH DARWIN  (1131423)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in was probably killed when a 1,000 lb exploded on its trolley at Lissett of No 158 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Driffield Cemetery

02-Jul

AC1

MITHAN, WILLIAM  (1085812)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in was probably killed when a 1,000 lb exploded on its trolley at Lissett of No 158 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Rhondda (Trealaw) Cemetery

02-Jul

AC2

MILLS, ROBERT GEORGE  (1030747)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in was probably killed when a 1,000 lb exploded on its trolley at Lissett of No 158 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Springfield (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

02-Jul

AC1

MOORE, LEWIS DANIEL  (1665709)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in was probably killed when a 1,000 lb exploded on its trolley at Lissett of No 158 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Tewkesbury Cemetery

02-Jul

Cpl

FIELDING, LESLIE TOMLINSON  (1079323)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was killed whilst flying in was probably killed when a 1,000 lb exploded on its trolley at Lissett of No 158 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Jul

AC1

LAYCOCK, JACK EZRA  (1696963)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in was probably killed when a 1,000 lb exploded on its trolley at Lissett of No 158 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

02-Jul

WO I

LOWRY, JAMES  (R/78911)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN404 of No 185 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by Bf 109s during a sweep over Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

02-Jul

Fg Off

BIRNIE, GEORGE RONALD  (125160)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, KW707 of No 241 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Bir Bougmehba during an aerobatic exercise.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

02-Jul

Sgt

COOPEY, WILFRED MARTIN  (1317251)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF394 of No 620 Sqn, which collided with another BK724 of the same unit during a fighter affiliation exercise near Sudbury in Suffolk.  He is buried in Barnwood (St Lawrence) Churchyard

02-Jul

AC2

McLOUGHLIN, THOMAS ALEXANDER  (1697680)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF394 of No 620 Sqn, which collided with another BK724 of the same unit during a fighter affiliation exercise near Sudbury in Suffolk.  He is buried in Dean's Grange Cemetery

02-Jul

LAC

ROONEY, HUGH  (549120)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF394 of No 620 Sqn, which collided with another BK724 of the same unit during a fighter affiliation exercise near Sudbury in Suffolk.  He is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis

02-Jul

Sgt

HEWITT, RICHARD WILLIAM  (1601582)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF394 of No 620 Sqn, which collided with another BK724 of the same unit during a fighter affiliation exercise near Sudbury in Suffolk.  He is buried in Ford Park Cemetery (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery) (Pennycomequick)

02-Jul

Flt Sgt

ATKINSON, ROBERT ELMER  (R/124949)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF394 of No 620 Sqn, which collided with another BK724 of the same unit during a fighter affiliation exercise near Sudbury in Suffolk.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery

02-Jul

Sgt

LANCELOTT, ROBERT GEORGE (BOB)  (1305535)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF394 of No 620 Sqn, which collided with another BK724 of the same unit during a fighter affiliation exercise near Sudbury in Suffolk.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery

02-Jul

Sgt

THOMSON, DOUGLAS MENZIES  (910599)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF394 of No 620 Sqn, which collided with another BK724 of the same unit during a fighter affiliation exercise near Sudbury in Suffolk.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery

02-Jul

Sgt

RICHARDS, RODERICK HENRY  (1336553)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, EF394 of No 620 Sqn, which collided with another BK724 of the same unit during a fighter affiliation exercise near Sudbury in Suffolk.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Kingston) Cemetery

02-Jul

Flt Sgt

CORLESS, THOMAS  (1021230)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK724 QS-Y of No 620 Sqn, which collided with another EF394 of the same unit during a fighter affiliation exercise near Sudbury in Suffolk.  He is buried in Burnley Cemetery

02-Jul

LAC

FORSTER, CHARLES STOREY  (1036858)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK724 QS-Y of No 620 Sqn, which collided with another EF394 of the same unit during a fighter affiliation exercise near Sudbury in Suffolk.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery

02-Jul

Sgt

YOUNG, RALPH CHARLES  (1265193)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK724 QS-Y of No 620 Sqn, which collided with another EF394 of the same unit during a fighter affiliation exercise near Sudbury in Suffolk.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery

02-Jul

Sgt

TURVILLE, LESLIE GORDON  (1385286)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK724 QS-Y of No 620 Sqn, which collided with another EF394 of the same unit during a fighter affiliation exercise near Sudbury in Suffolk.  He is buried in Hoddesdon Cemetery

02-Jul

Sgt

SHEARER, WILLIAM  (1361268)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK724 QS-Y of No 620 Sqn, which collided with another EF394 of the same unit during a fighter affiliation exercise near Sudbury in Suffolk.  He is buried in Inverurie Cemetery

02-Jul

AC1

HAIGH, ARTHUR  (1768277)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK724 QS-Y of No 620 Sqn, which collided with another EF394 of the same unit during a fighter affiliation exercise near Sudbury in Suffolk.  He is buried in Sand Hutton (St Mary) Churchyard

02-Jul

LAC

MACDONALD, JAMES ALEXANDER  (948318)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK724 QS-Y of No 620 Sqn, which collided with another EF394 of the same unit during a fighter affiliation exercise near Sudbury in Suffolk.  He is buried in Urray New Parish Churchyard

02-Jul

LAC

HARRIS, TALIESIN LLEWELLYN  (630445)  RAF; age: 23

He was serving with No 681 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

02-Jul

AC1

DE GARIS, WILLIAM JAMES  (1164152)  RAFVR; age: ?

He had been serving with No 151 MU when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Jul

LAC

PARRY, DAVID  (1026176)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving with No 22 AS and died in South Africa, cause unknown.  He is buried in Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery

02-Jul

Sgt

RIVERS, CECIL FREDERICK ARCHIE  (1177423)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3801 of No 29 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on flying into high ground near Wellesbourne Mountford having been diverted there during a night cross-country due to deteriorating weather conditions.  He is buried in Crookham (Christ Church) Churchyard

02-Jul

Sgt

WILLARD, WILLIAM ROSS  (R/133812)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3801 of No 29 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on flying into high ground near Wellesbourne Mountford having been diverted there during a night cross-country due to deteriorating weather conditions.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

02-Jul

Flt Sgt

KIRBY, JOHN HENRY GEORGE  (1383370)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3801 of No 29 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on flying into high ground near Wellesbourne Mountford having been diverted there during a night cross-country due to deteriorating weather conditions.  He is buried in Watford North Cemetery

02-Jul

Fg Off

LISTER, DENNIS  (136878)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3801 of No 29 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames on flying into high ground near Wellesbourne Mountford having been diverted there during a night cross-country due to deteriorating weather conditions.  He was cremated at  Hull Crematorium

02-Jul

Flt Sgt

GOULD, BERNARD WILLIAM (BUNNY)  (906315)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, JM409 of No 3 ADU, which crashed near Ras-el-Ma following an engine failure.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

02-Jul

Sgt

BLOOMFIELD, MICHAEL  (1337223)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK255 'C' of No 30 OTU, which crashed near Exeter on its return from a Nickel sortie.  He is buried in Leeds (Gelderd Road) English Hebrew Cemetery

02-Jul

Sgt

PEGG, STANLEY ELDRIDGE  (1322280)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK255 'C' of No 30 OTU, which crashed near Exeter on its return from a Nickel sortie.  He is buried in/or was cremated at  East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium

02-Jul

Sgt

FISHER, LEONARD WILLIAM  (1321583)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK255 'C' of No 30 OTU, which crashed near Exeter on its return from a Nickel sortie.  He was buried in/or cremated at  Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium

02-Jul

Sgt

BURROWS, KENNETH REGINALD  (1536322)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK255 'C' of No 30 OTU, which crashed near Exeter on its return from a Nickel sortie.  He was cremated at  Stockport Crematorium

02-Jul

LACW

BREEDON, JOAN CONSTANCE  (2063174)  WAAF; age: 19

He was serving with No 39 MU and was involved in a cycle accident at RAF Colerne.  She is buried in Birmingham (Handsworth) Cemetery

02-Jul

AC2

CARTER, REGINALD JACK  (1028192)  RAFVR; age: ?

He had been serving with No 41 ASP when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Hintok.  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

02-Jul

Flt Sgt

WEEDEN, JEFFRY  (413054)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIB, P8694 of No 58 OTU, which flew into the ground whilst carrying out unauthorised low flying having completed a cine-gun practice.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery

02-Jul

Sgt

ASTALL, KENNETH BOARDMAN  (1509442)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, MP281 of No 6 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground near Moreton-in-Marsh.  He is buried in St Helens Cemetery

02-Jul

AC1

STENT, DONALD WILLIAM  (916710)  RAFVR; age: 21

He had been serving with AHQ FE when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Hintok.  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

02-Jul

Fg Off

CREED, FRANK CHARLES  (131072)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with the Arnold Sch at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Montgomery (Oakwood) Cemetery Annexe

02-Jul

LAC

ROWE, ARTHUR FREDERICK  (916252)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

02-Jul

Cpl

LAZIM ALI  (7816)  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

02-Jul

LAC

GIBSON, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1054250)  RAFVR; age: 23

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 Barrow in Furness.  He is buried in Walney Island (St Mary) Churchyard

02-Jul

AC1

BOZWORTH, CLIFFORD EDWIN  (1319795)  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 Chippenham.  He is buried in Coleford Cemetery

02-Jul

Sgt

MENZIES, WILLIAM SYDNEY HUGH  (919401)  RAFVR; age: 25

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 Sleaford.  He is buried in Sleaford Cemetery

03-Jul

Flt Sgt

ARMITAGE, HERBERT  (945898)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving with No 53 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

03-Jul

Flt Sgt

GRAVETT, RONALD GEORGE  (1268706)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP392 of No 56 Sqn, which was shot own by flak near Haarlem during a Rhubarb.  He is buried in Oegstgeest Protestant Churchyard

03-Jul

Sgt

BENNETT, GORDON HENRY  (1217083)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ174 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Sardinia during a raid on Olcia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-Jul

Sgt

HEYWOOD, EDGAR JOHN  (1266937)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ174 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Sardinia during a raid on Olcia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-Jul

Sgt

McGARRY, JOHN PATRICK CGM (1344057)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ174 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Sardinia during a raid on Olcia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-Jul

WO

NICKALLS, WILLIAM  (403677)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ174 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Sardinia during a raid on Olcia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-Jul

Sgt

SMITH, GERALD ALEC  (1388690)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ174 of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Sardinia during a raid on Olcia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-Jul

LAC

HOLLAND, HORACE WILLIAM  (959281)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon of No 100 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

03-Jul

Plt Off

MELLOR, FRANK DFM (155777)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN359 of No 111 Sqn, which was shot down near Biscari by Bf 109s.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

03-Jul

Fg Off

WILSON, JOHN DALTON  (120659)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN155 of No 208 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing in hills near Beirut following an engine failure.  He is buried in Beirut War Cemetery

03-Jul

Flt Sgt

GRIFFITHS, DAVID JOHN  (1380887)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 228 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

03-Jul

AC1

CACHIA, GEORGE  (776870)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving with No 229 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Addolorata Cemetery

03-Jul

Fg Off

BLACHOWSKI, Jerzy Jozef (P.0948)  PAF; age: 38

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ575  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He has no known grave

03-Jul

Sgt

FEDAK, Jerzy (P.793586)  PAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ575  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He has no known grave

03-Jul

Fg Off

NOWAK, Marian Leszek (P.1728)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ575  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He has no known grave

03-Jul

Sgt

PILAT, Stefan (P.794957)  PAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ575  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He has no known grave

03-Jul

Sgt

STREK, Roman (P.781633)  PAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ575  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He has no known grave

03-Jul

Sgt

SZULGIN, Henryk (P.704340)  PAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ575  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He has no known grave

03-Jul

Sgt-Chef

BARAT, M ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ366 'D' of No 342 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Langerbrugge.  

03-Jul

Plt Off

PETAIN, R ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ366 'D' of No 342 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Langerbrugge.  

03-Jul

Plt Off

PINEAU, C H ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ366 'D' of No 342 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Langerbrugge.  

03-Jul

Plt Off

EDWARDS, CLIFFORD  (411885)  RAAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4844 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Jul

Flt Sgt

FRAZER, LANCELOTT JAMES  (420653)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4844 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Jul

Sgt

REES, WILLIAM JOHN  (1317610)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4844 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Jul

Fg Off

SPIER, WALTER FRANK  (421093)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4844 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Jul

Flt Sgt

TRUSCOTT, CYRIL FRANCIS JOSEPH  (22378)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4844 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Jul

Sgt

TYTHERLEIGH, ALAN EDWIN  (1623946)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4844 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Jul

Sgt

YOUNG, CHARLES  (1074494)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4844 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Jul

Fg Off

ROTHWELL, HERBERT JACK  (128452)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving with No 543 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Jul

LAC

CHENEY, KENNETH  (963705)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 1 AD at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Thaba Tshwane (New) Military Cemetery

03-Jul

Sgt

WINTON, JOHN DOBBIE MACDONALD  (1555336)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1463 of No 12 (P) AFU, which crashed on take off from Spittlegate and burst into flames following an engine failure.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery

03-Jul

LAC

GARWOOD, LOUIS JOHN  (1458172)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 13 WU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery

03-Jul

Sgt

LANE, CHARLES ALBERT  (1337645)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL424 of No 132 OTU, which spun into the ground on taking off from East Fortune following an engine failure.  He is buried in Greenwich Cemetery

03-Jul

Flt Sgt

AULT, REGINALD WILLIAM  (935055)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker F.XXII, HM159 (ex. G-AFXR) of No 1680 Flt, which crashed into Loch Tarbert after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Campeltown (Kilkerran) Cemetery

03-Jul

LAC

BOWEN, PRYCE OLIVER  (1151509)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker F.XXII, HM159 (ex. G-AFXR) of No 1680 Flt, which crashed into Loch Tarbert after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Campeltown (Kilkerran) Cemetery

03-Jul

AC1

CARTER, ALLAN  (1207607)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker F.XXII, HM159 (ex. G-AFXR) of No 1680 Flt, which crashed into Loch Tarbert after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Campeltown (Kilkerran) Cemetery

03-Jul

AC1

COMBE, ROBERT WILLIAM STENHOUSE  (1572587)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker F.XXII, HM159 (ex. G-AFXR) of No 1680 Flt, which crashed into Loch Tarbert after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Campeltown (Kilkerran) Cemetery

03-Jul

AC1

DEMPSTER, ALLAN BOYLAN  (1560330)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker F.XXII, HM159 (ex. G-AFXR) of No 1680 Flt, which crashed into Loch Tarbert after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Campeltown (Kilkerran) Cemetery

03-Jul

AC2

HUGHES, CHRISTMAS  (1667229)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker F.XXII, HM159 (ex. G-AFXR) of No 1680 Flt, which crashed into Loch Tarbert after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Campeltown (Kilkerran) Cemetery

03-Jul

AC1

JEFFERY, DOUGLAS  (1618455)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker F.XXII, HM159 (ex. G-AFXR) of No 1680 Flt, which crashed into Loch Tarbert after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Campeltown (Kilkerran) Cemetery

03-Jul

Wg Cdr

JONES, BENJAMIN HEYWOOD  (26140)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker F.XXII, HM159 (ex. G-AFXR) of No 1680 Flt, which crashed into Loch Tarbert after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Campeltown (Kilkerran) Cemetery

03-Jul

Flt Lt

KNOX, EWEN SAMUEL  (40923)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker F.XXII, HM159 (ex. G-AFXR) of No 1680 Flt, which crashed into Loch Tarbert after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Campeltown (Kilkerran) Cemetery

03-Jul

LAC

RAYNER, GEORGE EDWARD  (121784)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker F.XXII, HM159 (ex. G-AFXR) of No 1680 Flt, which crashed into Loch Tarbert after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Campeltown (Kilkerran) Cemetery

03-Jul

Cpl

REID, ADAM CUMMING  (1111187)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker F.XXII, HM159 (ex. G-AFXR) of No 1680 Flt, which crashed into Loch Tarbert after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Campeltown (Kilkerran) Cemetery

03-Jul

AC1

SPENCER, JOHN  (1531081)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker F.XXII, HM159 (ex. G-AFXR) of No 1680 Flt, which crashed into Loch Tarbert after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Campeltown (Kilkerran) Cemetery

03-Jul

Cpl

STRAUGHAN, JAMES  (645807)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker F.XXII, HM159 (ex. G-AFXR) of No 1680 Flt, which crashed into Loch Tarbert after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Campeltown (Kilkerran) Cemetery

03-Jul

Cpl

WILLS, THOMAS ROBERT  (1010467)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker F.XXII, HM159 (ex. G-AFXR) of No 1680 Flt, which crashed into Loch Tarbert after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Byker and Heaton) Cemetery

03-Jul

Plt Off

GRIMALDI, MARTIN CYRIL BEAUFORT  (141211)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Fokker F.XXII, HM159 (ex. G-AFXR) of No 1680 Flt, which crashed into Loch Tarbert after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Otterton (St Michael) Churchyard

03-Jul

Sgt

COWIE, ROBERT NORMAN  (1083783)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA877 'W' of No 19 OTU, which crashed near Dalwhinnie during a bombing practice.  He is buried in Aberdeen (St Peter's) Cemetery

03-Jul

Sgt

DEACON, EDWIN ALBERT  (1316200)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA877 'W' of No 19 OTU, which crashed near Dalwhinnie during a bombing practice.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey burial Ground

03-Jul

Sgt

GEMMEL, KEITH PRATT  (R/180825)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA877 'W' of No 19 OTU, which crashed near Dalwhinnie during a bombing practice.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey burial Ground

03-Jul

Flt Sgt

GILLIES, DONALD JAMES  (R/155552)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA877 'W' of No 19 OTU, which crashed near Dalwhinnie during a bombing practice.  He is buried in Kinloss Abbey burial Ground

03-Jul

Sgt

HUNT, DENNYS CYRIL  (1336268)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA877 'W' of No 19 OTU, which crashed near Dalwhinnie during a bombing practice.  He is buried in Wareside (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

03-Jul

Flt Sgt

PROUT, MORRIS CLAUDE  (1311870)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was serving with No 21 (SAAF) Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Jul

AC1

HUTCHINGS, GORDON WILLIAM CHARLES  (1299321)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 22 AACU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

03-Jul

Cpl

DAVIS, EDWIN KENNETH (KEN)  (635157)  RAF; age: 28

He was serving with No 222 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

03-Jul

LAC

MORLING, HUGH RICHES  (1209502)  RAFVR; age: 33

He had been serving with No 307 AMES when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

03-Jul

LAC

SHOEMAKE, CHARLES  (1250108)  RAFVR; age: 22

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 Hintok.  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

03-Jul

A/Cdre

GRIGSON, JOHN WILLIAM BOLDERO DSO, DFC and 2 Bars ()  RAF; age: 50

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, EX163 of No 20 SFTS of the RATG, which crashed at Antelope Mine.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

03-Jul

AC1

DOBBIE, ROBERT JOHN CLELAND  (785101)  RAFVR; age: 32

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

03-Jul

Plt Off

MATTINSON, GEORGE  (143576)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving in the UK and accidentally drowned whilst swimming in the River Nidd near Rufforth.  He is buried in Egremont Cemetery.

03-Jul

ACW1

MOORE, CHRISTANIA  (2080073)  WAAF; age: 20

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Bucklow.  She is buried in Hartlepool West View Cemetery

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