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Casualties - 7 - 9 July 1943


07-Jul

Flt Lt

SCRIVENER, CYRIL JAMES  (107240)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AP238 of No 4 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on Alkmaar airfield.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

07-Jul

Fg Off

SMITH, FRANCIS MELVILLE  (136954)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED548 PH-X of No 12 Sqn, which crashed into the Firth of Forth after exploding in the air during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Alvaston (St Michael) Churchyard

07-Jul

Sgt

BETTS, SYDNEY JAMES  (1812409)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED548 PH-X of No 12 Sqn, which crashed into the Firth of Forth after exploding in the air during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Chatham (Palmerston Road) Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

BARTLETT, WILLIAM HENRY  (911410)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED548 PH-X of No 12 Sqn, which crashed into the Firth of Forth after exploding in the air during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery

07-Jul

Sqn Ldr

BAXTER, ROBERT GEORGE LESLIE  (39846)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED548 PH-X of No 12 Sqn, which crashed into the Firth of Forth after exploding in the air during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

BUTTERLY, JOHN DESMOND  (1623599)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED548 PH-X of No 12 Sqn, which crashed into the Firth of Forth after exploding in the air during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Kilbarrack Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

HOPKINSON, LESLIE  (1544310)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED548 PH-X of No 12 Sqn, which crashed into the Firth of Forth after exploding in the air during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Mount Pellon (Christ Church) Churchyard

07-Jul

Sgt

HINDMARCH, JOHN ERNEST  (1080447)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED548 PH-X of No 12 Sqn, which crashed into the Firth of Forth after exploding in the air during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Washington Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

CAIRNCROSS, GIDEON JAMIESON  (1105670)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, HE761 or HE799 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Jul

Sgt

EDWARDS, ARTHUR ERNEST HEWITT  (1396072)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, HE761 or HE799 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Jul

Sgt

EYTON-JONES, VICTOR  (1387755)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, HE761 or HE799 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Jul

Sgt

HELM, JAMES MCCREADY  (1031180)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, HE761 or HE799 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Jul

Flt Sgt

NELSON, FREDERICK JOHN  (656748)  RAF; age: 24

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, HE761 or HE799 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Jul

Fg Off

OUSEY, FREDERICK RYDER  (122730)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, HE761 or HE799 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Jul

Sgt

WALKLIN, CHARLES HENRY JOHN  (1314212)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, HE761 or HE799 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Jul

Fg Off

WEBB, GEORGE MONTAGUE MAYBANK  (117662)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, HE761 or HE799 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Jul

Sgt

WHEELER, HENRY WILLIAM CHARLES  (1332382)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, HE761 or HE799 of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Jul

Flt Sgt

BARR, DONALD LEIGHTON SPENCE  (409649)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4363 PM-U of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst carrying out a Gardening sortie to the Gironde Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jul

Sgt

GARDNER, HENRY  (1029631)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4363 PM-U of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst carrying out a Gardening sortie to the Gironde Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jul

Sgt

GARSIDE, RONALD FRANCIS  (1125865)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4363 PM-U of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst carrying out a Gardening sortie to the Gironde Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jul

Sgt

HOLLAS, RAYMOND  (1493771)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4363 PM-U of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst carrying out a Gardening sortie to the Gironde Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jul

Flt Sgt

ISAACS, GERALD HENRY  (409550)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4363 PM-U of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst carrying out a Gardening sortie to the Gironde Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jul

Sgt

MAYNARD, PETER  (1719973)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4363 PM-U of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst carrying out a Gardening sortie to the Gironde Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jul

Sgt

TURNER, DESMOND FRANK OSWALD  (1606517)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4363 PM-U of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst carrying out a Gardening sortie to the Gironde Estuary.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jul

Sgt

ARMSTRONG, THOMAS  (1342953)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE760 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

07-Jul

Sgt

COX, BERNARD DANIEL CHARLES  (1331831)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE760 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

07-Jul

Sgt

GALT, MATTHEW HENDERSON  (1073260)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE760 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

07-Jul

Sgt

POTTS, JAMES ERIC  (1333820)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE760 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

07-Jul

WO I

PRATT, CHARLES HALBERT  (R/75168)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE760 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Palermo.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

07-Jul

Fg Off

GOTTOWT, Eugeniusz (P.1598)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP404  of No 183 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Harrowbeer.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery

07-Jul

LAC

BRAZENDALE, ERNEST GODFREY  (1357175)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

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

07-Jul

Fg Off

ARTHUR, RONALD CHARLES  (127464)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM336 of No 248 Sqn, which was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by a Fw 190.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jul

Fg Off

WHITE, JAMES CLARENCE  (123494)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM336 of No 248 Sqn, which was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by a Fw 190.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jul

LAC

ALLEN, HERBERT JOHN  (R/147588)  RCAF; age: 23

He was serving with No 424 Sqn, which was killed when bombs on board one of the unit's Wellingtons (probably HE971) caught fire and exploded on the airfield at Kairouan in Tunisia.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

07-Jul

LAC

BARDGETT, NELSON LEMAR  (R/160730)  RCAF; age: 21

He was serving with No 424 Sqn, which was killed when bombs on board one of the unit's Wellingtons (probably HE971) caught fire and exploded on the airfield at Kairouan in Tunisia.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

07-Jul

LAC

WHYTE, DAVID ALLEN  (R/120681)  RCAF; age: ?

He was serving with No 424 Sqn, which was killed when bombs on board one of the unit's Wellingtons (probably HE971) caught fire and exploded on the airfield at Kairouan in Tunisia.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

07-Jul

Flt Lt

KITNEY, RAYMOND KIRBY  (129117)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3160 of No 15 OTU, which broke up in the air and crashed near Ashbury in Berkshire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Feltham Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

FARAHAR, ROY ALBERT JAMES  (1576328)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3160 of No 15 OTU, which broke up in the air and crashed near Ashbury in Berkshire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

BATES, RAYMOND GEORGE  (1338950)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3160 of No 15 OTU, which broke up in the air and crashed near Ashbury in Berkshire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Hersham (St Peter) Churchyard

07-Jul

Fg Off

PAUL, ROBERT VICTOR  (138879)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3160 of No 15 OTU, which broke up in the air and crashed near Ashbury in Berkshire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk

07-Jul

WO

BROOKS, CHARLES WILLIE  (400450)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3160 of No 15 OTU, which broke up in the air and crashed near Ashbury in Berkshire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

DEARING, LYSLE HERBERT HUNGERFORD  (413550)  RAAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3160 of No 15 OTU, which broke up in the air and crashed near Ashbury in Berkshire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

07-Jul

Flt Sgt

HANSEN, JAMES FOSTER  (414560)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3160 of No 15 OTU, which broke up in the air and crashed near Ashbury in Berkshire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

07-Jul

Flt Sgt

TONKIN, JOHN RAMSAY  (416631)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X3160 of No 15 OTU, which broke up in the air and crashed near Ashbury in Berkshire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

07-Jul

LAC

GORSKI, Jozef (P.703911)  PAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8706  of No 16 (P) SFTS, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Radcliffe-on-Trent.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

HOWARD, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1208813)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV698 of No 21 OTU, which collided with Oxford, LW783 of No 6 (P) AFU near Chipping Norton as it emerged from cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Hurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard

07-Jul

Sgt

ROSS, ANTHONY EDWARD DEIGHTON  (1393143)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV698 of No 21 OTU, which collided with Oxford, LW783 of No 6 (P) AFU near Chipping Norton as it emerged from cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Moreton-in-Marsh New Cemetery

07-Jul

Flt Sgt

COLLIS, ROBERT HUMPHREY  (413532)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV698 of No 21 OTU, which collided with Oxford, LW783 of No 6 (P) AFU near Chipping Norton as it emerged from cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

GRIEVSON, FRANK CHARLES  (819180)  AuxAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV698 of No 21 OTU, which collided with Oxford, LW783 of No 6 (P) AFU near Chipping Norton as it emerged from cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Wimbledon (Gap Road) Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

BACON, LEONARD WILLIAM  (1393865)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV698 of No 21 OTU, which collided with Oxford, LW783 of No 6 (P) AFU near Chipping Norton as it emerged from cloud during a cross-country exercise.  He was cremated at  Mortlake Crematorium

07-Jul

Fg Off

JACKSON, PERCY CECIL  (114298)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was serving with No 221 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

WYNNIATT, RAYMOND LEWIS  (1319559)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3955 of No 26 OTU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Wing when a wing partially stalled.  He is buried in Bournemouth (Wimborne Road) Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

HORLEY, ALFRED CHARLES  (1231981)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3955 of No 26 OTU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Wing when a wing partially stalled.  He is buried in Hove New Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

SELTH, RONALD CECIL  (1394045)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3955 of No 26 OTU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Wing when a wing partially stalled.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

07-Jul

2 Lt

FENWICK, T E RA ()  RA; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE238 'U' of No 30 OTU, which failed to recover from a dive as it emerged from cloud near Hixon on its return from a Bullseye sortie.  

07-Jul

Sgt

CUMMINS, VICTOR CHARLES  (R/162693)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE238 'U' of No 30 OTU, which failed to recover from a dive as it emerged from cloud near Hixon on its return from a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

BARKER, CHARLES DENNIS  (1514792)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE238 'U' of No 30 OTU, which failed to recover from a dive as it emerged from cloud near Hixon on its return from a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Fairburn (St James) Churchyard

07-Jul

Fg Off

BEARE, ADRIAN  (72334)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE238 'U' of No 30 OTU, which failed to recover from a dive as it emerged from cloud near Hixon on its return from a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Stafford Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

MIDDLETON, JOHN IRWIN  (1576529)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE238 'U' of No 30 OTU, which failed to recover from a dive as it emerged from cloud near Hixon on its return from a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Stafford Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

RATCLIFFE, JOSEPH EDWARD  (1077190)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE238 'U' of No 30 OTU, which failed to recover from a dive as it emerged from cloud near Hixon on its return from a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Tebay Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

ELVIDGE, CLIFFORD  (1125626)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN265 of No 310 FTU, which crashed near Dunston in Northamptonshire.  He is buried in Beverley (Queensgate) Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

PATRICK, HENRY HUGH  (1556198)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN265 of No 310 FTU, which crashed near Dunston in Northamptonshire.  He is buried in Hamilton West Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

WOODING, WILLIAM RUSSELL (BOBS)  (1337539)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN265 of No 310 FTU, which crashed near Dunston in Northamptonshire.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

JOEL, DENNIS CECIL (BILL)  (1338580)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN265 of No 310 FTU, which crashed near Dunston in Northamptonshire.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

07-Jul

Sgt

DRIVER, JAMES  (1542966)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN265 of No 310 FTU, which crashed near Dunston in Northamptonshire.  He is buried in Silsden Nonconformist burial Ground

07-Jul

Flt Sgt

CLEMENTS, CLEMENT FREDERICK  (414592)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6813 of No 57 OTU, which crashed near Morpeth following a collision with R7067 of the same unit during a dog-fighting practice.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

07-Jul

LAC

SHEPPARD, CHARLES ERIC  (1605167)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford II, BG428 of No 21 SFTS, which crashed near Sandown Station, Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

07-Jul

Sgt

HOLEY, OSBORNE  (1623418)  RAFVR; age: 19

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 Brixworth.  He is buried in Leeds (Cottingley Hall) Cemetery

07-Jul

Cpl

CAWKWELL, MAURICE  (1072658)  RAFVR; age: 32

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 Hull.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery

07-Jul

AC1

LLOYD, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1149097)  RAFVR; age: 31

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 Shardlow.  He is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery

08-Jul

Fg Off

SKIRROW, EDWARD WATSON  (108845)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM127 of No 4 Sqn, which was shot down by flak off Texel.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery

08-Jul

Plt Off

BAKER, CHARLES GRINDLE DFC (412185)  RNZAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL751 'W' of No 18 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Sicilian coast following a raid on Comiso airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Jul

Flt Sgt

PALMER, HARRY FREDERICK  (1295573)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL751 'W' of No 18 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Sicilian coast following a raid on Comiso airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Jul

Fg Off

PERKINS, FREDERICK  (134197)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL751 'W' of No 18 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Sicilian coast following a raid on Comiso airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Jul

Flt Sgt

DAY, BERNARD JOHN  (1219442)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito FB.VI HJ678 "C" of No 23 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

08-Jul

Sgt

SALKELD, SIDNEY WILSON  (1480152)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito FB.VI HJ678 "C" of No 23 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

08-Jul

Sgt

DRYDEN, GEORGE SYDNEY  (1385103)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE707 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Catania airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Jul

Sgt

HART, STANLEY HENRY NOEL  (1389102)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE707 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Catania airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Jul

Sgt

HOWATSON, JAMES  (981103)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE707 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Catania airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Jul

Sgt

SHARPE, HECTOR HENDERSON  (1302148)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE707 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Catania airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Jul

Flt Sgt

WILLIAMS, WALTER VINCENT  (414531)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE707 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Catania airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Jul

Sgt

KNOWLES, STANLEY  (1057558)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ144 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Catania airfield.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

08-Jul

Flt Sgt

MANSELL, ALBERT ARTHUR  (1389191)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ144 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Catania airfield.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

08-Jul

Fg Off

PETERS, ROBERT RUSSELL WALDO  (139474)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ144 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Catania airfield.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

08-Jul

Fg Off

PIRY, JOHN KOROSTOVETZ  (114396)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ144 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Catania airfield.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

08-Jul

Sgt

WADDINGTON, NORMAN  (1138688)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ144 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Catania airfield.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

08-Jul

Flt Sgt

WESTTHORP, GEORGE ARNOTT  (1010578)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ144 of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea during a raid on Catania airfield.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

08-Jul

Fg Off

WITTS, JACK  (126146)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ716 of No 53 Sqn, which he was killed during an encounter with the enemy but the aircraft returned.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent

08-Jul

Flt Sgt

BERNTHAL, LESLIE LAWTON  (1165008)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF752 of No 70 Sqn, which ditched after becoming uncontrollable on its return from a raid to Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

08-Jul

Sgt

COCKRAM, DENNIS HAROLD  (1315212)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF752 of No 70 Sqn, which ditched after becoming uncontrollable on its return from a raid to Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

08-Jul

Sgt

HOBBY, RICHARD  (1286055)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF752 of No 70 Sqn, which ditched after becoming uncontrollable on its return from a raid to Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

08-Jul

WO II

McGILL, JOHN LEROY  (R/111241)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF752 of No 70 Sqn, which ditched after becoming uncontrollable on its return from a raid to Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

08-Jul

Sgt

PIKE, KENNETH VIVIAN  (1317867)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF752 of No 70 Sqn, which ditched after becoming uncontrollable on its return from a raid to Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

08-Jul

AC2

HALL, ROGER JULIUS  (575348)  RAF; age: ?

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity at Kamburi Hospital.  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

08-Jul

Sgt

ONEY, DENNIS GEORGE  (576124)  RAF; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ191 of No 150 Sqn, which crash-landed near Kairouan after an engine burst into flames.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

08-Jul

AC1

PRICE, HARRY GEORGE LANGFORD  (1505141)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ191 of No 150 Sqn, which crash-landed near Kairouan after an engine burst into flames.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

08-Jul

Cpl

SHEPHERD, JOHN  (1148075)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ191 of No 150 Sqn, which crash-landed near Kairouan after an engine burst into flames.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

08-Jul

LAC

BROWN, GEORGE MELLIS LEIPER  (1123784)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was possibly killed when Wellington X, HE950 of No 150 Sqn burst into flames as a result of a explosion nearby at Kairouan West.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

08-Jul

LAC

RICHMOND, RICHARD HUGH  (1062122)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 172 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

08-Jul

Flt Sgt

VAUSE, FRANK SIDNEY  (1316035)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP405 of No 195 Sqn, which flew into the ground at Potter Heigham in Norfolk, whilst flying below his instructed safety altitude during a air-to-ground firing practice.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery

08-Jul

AC1

SCADDING, GEOFFREY CHARLES  (907342)  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

08-Jul

AC1

DIVERS, PETER  (1479872)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 240 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

08-Jul

Plt Off

LORNIE, RONALD WILLIAM  (413944)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, EK224 'B' of No 247 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the Schelde area during a Rhubarb.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

08-Jul

Sgt

CHARLEY, JOHN  (1391713)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle, P1522 of No 296 Sqn, which collided with P1552 as it attempted an overshoot at Goubrine in Tunisia during an air test.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

08-Jul

Fg Off

COATES, OSCAR EDWARD  (113922)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle, P1522 of No 296 Sqn, which collided with P1552 as it attempted an overshoot at Goubrine in Tunisia during an air test.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

08-Jul

Fg Off

HOPKINSON, GEOFFREY FREDERICK LAING  (118560)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle, P1522 of No 296 Sqn, which collided with P1552 as it attempted an overshoot at Goubrine in Tunisia during an air test.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

08-Jul

Flt Sgt

HUTCHINS, GEORGE RICHARD  (1360275)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle, P1522 of No 296 Sqn, which collided with P1552 as it attempted an overshoot at Goubrine in Tunisia during an air test.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

08-Jul

Capt

MAIN, D R C  (102659V)  SAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, BP928 of No 680 Sqn, which was abandoned off the Lebonese coast following an engine failure, but he was not rescued.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

08-Jul

Flt Lt

WALKER, RALPH EDWARD DFM (103483)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, EN659 of No 682 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

08-Jul

LAC

BARR, JAMES GORDON  (1000553)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 132 ASP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

08-Jul

LAC

TAYLOR, ROBERT  (1100386)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 132 ASP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

08-Jul

Cpl

TICKNER, DOUGLAS ALBERT  (1166584)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 132 ASP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

08-Jul

ACW2

SCARGILL, JEAN  (2110495)  WAAF; age: 20

She was serving with No 1652 HCU, which and was killed when her truck was hit by Halifax II, BB308 'K' at Marston Moor.  She is buried in Kirkleatham (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

08-Jul

Cpl

GENTLE, FRANK ROLAND  (1220189)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was serving with No 17 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

08-Jul

Sgt

HARRISON, FRANK EVERETT  (1262177)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3934 of No 17 OTU, which crashed on take-off from Turweston at the start of  training flight.  He is buried in Bicker (St Swithin) Churchyard

08-Jul

Plt Off

JACKSON, JAMES ARCHIBALD  (139721)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3934 of No 17 OTU, which crashed on take-off from Turweston at the start of  training flight.  He is buried in Biggar (The Crofts) Cemetery

08-Jul

Sgt

JONES, IVOR GORDON  (1314731)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3934 of No 17 OTU, which crashed on take-off from Turweston at the start of  training flight.  He is buried in Risca Old Cemetery (Church Ground)

08-Jul

Fg Off

CHAMBERS, GEOFFREY  (150000)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3934 of No 17 OTU, which crashed on take-off from Turweston at the start of  training flight.  He is buried in Solihull Cemetery

08-Jul

Sgt

BLACK, EDGAR RICHARD  (1281453)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter LX781 of No 304 FTU, which was shot down over the Bay of Biscay during a ferry flight to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery

08-Jul

LAC

MALY, SVATOPLUK  (788331)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AS625 of No 32 SFTS, which collided with AS295 during the approach to land.  He is buried in Moose Jaw (Rosedale) Cemetery

08-Jul

Fg Off

BLATNY, BENEDIKT DFM (118740)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AS625 of No 32 SFTS, which collided with AS295 during the approach to land.  He is buried in Moose Jaw (Rosedale) Cemetery

08-Jul

LAC

CHANNON, ALFRED CHARLES  (1339156)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AS229 of No 32 SFTS, which collided with AS625 during the approach to land.  He is buried in Moose Jaw (Rosedale) Cemetery

08-Jul

Fg Off

URWIN, GEORGE MOFFAT  (134153)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AS229 of No 32 SFTS, which collided with AS625 during the approach to land.  He is buried in Moose Jaw (Rosedale) Cemetery

08-Jul

AC1

HARMSWORTH, CYRIL FREDERICK  (1441240)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 330 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

08-Jul

Sgt

MELLOR, NORMAN IAN  (1431933)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, AS552 of No 35 SFTS, which .  He is buried in North Battleford Cemetery

08-Jul

Sgt

RAWLINGS, FREDERICK JAMES BRIGHTWELL  (1389385)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, AS552 of No 35 SFTS, which .  He is buried in North Battleford Cemetery

08-Jul

LAC

DORRELL, WALTER WILLIAM  (1459190)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Bolingbroke, 10071 of No 5 BGS, which crashed after colliding with the drogue tow line whilst undertaking a air-to-air firing practice.  He is buried in Humboldt (Municipal) Cemetery

08-Jul

LAC

HARRIES, JOHN GORDON RIX  (1560168)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Bolingbroke, 10071 of No 5 BGS, which crashed after colliding with the drogue tow line whilst undertaking a air-to-air firing practice.  He is buried in Humboldt (Municipal) Cemetery

08-Jul

Flt Sgt

WEATHERLEY, ERIC VERNON FREDERICK  (1172593)  RAFVR; age: 21

A member of No 5 METS, he was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV498 of No 57 RSU, which crashed into the sea off Zuara.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

08-Jul

LAC

OLIVER, RICHARD MURTON  (1059184)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV498 of No 57 RSU, which crashed into the sea off Zuara.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

08-Jul

Maj

LE MESURIER, GERALD JOHN DFC (102636)  SAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8453 or W8735 of the ECFS, which collided with Oxford II, V3830 of 10th ADG near Calne in Wiltshire (A-B states both collided with V3830).  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Jul

Flt Lt

LEWIS, JOHN DFC (40721)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, W8453 or W8735 of the ECFS, which collided with Oxford II, V3830 of 10th ADG near Calne in Wiltshire (A-B states both collided with V3830).  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

08-Jul

Flt Lt

FRASER, HARRY ALEXANDER  ()  RAF; age: 28

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

08-Jul

LAC

WILLIAMS, GEORGE ROBERT ARTHUR  (1311189)  RAFVR; age: 31

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 East Ham.  He was buried inor cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

08-Jul

AC2

HARDY, ALAN  (1777521)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving in the UK and died whilst died under an anaesthetic in the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, an inquest delivered a verdict of death by misadventure.  He is buried in Alnwick Cemetery.

08-Jul

LACW

HILL, MARY PATRICIA  (429273)  WAAF; age: 21

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Northallerton.  She is buried in Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery

08-Jul

Cpl

CHAMBERLAIN, EDWARD ADLINGTON  (1069840)  RAFVR; age: 30

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 Westminster.  He is buried in North Sheen Cemetery

08-Jul

AC1

BERESFORD, LAWRENCE R.  (1268585)  RAFVR; age: 30

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 Willesden.  He is buried in Willesden New Cemetery

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

REGAN, GEORGE FREDERICK  (409448)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6183 of No 11 Sqn, which was shot down over Ramree Island by ground fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

09-Jul

Sgt

ROWAN, GORDON  (1069929)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6183 of No 11 Sqn, which was shot down over Ramree Island by ground fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

09-Jul

Sgt

SMITH, MERVILLE KEITH  (973479)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, N6183 of No 11 Sqn, which was shot down over Ramree Island by ground fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

09-Jul

Flt Lt

BELL, PATRICK HENRY  (120021)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM323 of No 19 Sqn, which he abandoned near Gravesend following a collision on return from an escort sortie to St Omer, but his parachute failed to open.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery

09-Jul

Plt Off

ASHWORTH, WILLIAM STOREY  (156554)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED663 of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

BARRETT, MARTIN  (R/135579)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED663 of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

09-Jul

Plt Off

EYLES, STANLEY CLARENCE  (146972)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED663 of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

09-Jul

Plt Off

FULLAGER, DENNIS RAYMOND  (155994)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED663 of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

LABRIE, REGINALD EDMUND  (R/178430)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED663 of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

09-Jul

Sgt

NEAL, DENNIS WILLIAM  (920484)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED663 of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

09-Jul

Sgt

SHEPHERD, GORDON GEORGE  (1330349)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED663 of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

FLANAGAN, PATRICK THOMAS  (1376166)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA322 of No 52 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst on a shipping recce off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

09-Jul

WO

MOON, KEITH MCFARLANE  (404645)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA322 of No 52 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst on a shipping recce off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

NORTON, LAURENCE ARTHUR  (923094)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA322 of No 52 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst on a shipping recce off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

RUSSELL, WILLIAM ALLEN  (778203)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA322 of No 52 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst on a shipping recce off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

BAINES, ALEXANDER WILLIAM  (1192584)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA331 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Trapani Milo airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

09-Jul

WO

REED, RAYMOND GEORGE  (407877)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA331 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Trapani Milo airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

WHITFIELD, CYRIL  (1439215)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA331 of No 55 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a raid on Trapani Milo airfield.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

09-Jul

WO

NUTT, JOSEPH FREDERICK  (751569)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 57 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Thanet.  He is buried in Miltom (SS Philip and James) Churchyard

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

BRAMLEY, ENOS FREDERICK  (1252138)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Hurricane IIC, HM135 or HW 242 of No 73 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

09-Jul

AC1

REGAN, JOHN BAILEY (JACK)  (1058387)  RAFVR; age: 22

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in tHakadate area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

09-Jul

Flt Lt

LINTOTT, JOHN PETER MARLEY DFC (61056)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK172 of No 85 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Boxley, Kent.  He is buried in Banstead (All Saints) Churchyard

09-Jul

Plt Off

GILLING-LAX, GEORGE GREVILE DFC (145494)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK172 of No 85 Sqn, which broke up in the air over Boxley, Kent.  He is buried in Rusthall (St Paul) Churchyard

09-Jul

Sgt

CAMERON, DOUGLAS  (591992)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED923 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

09-Jul

Fg Off

DATTA, RAMESH CHANDRA  (130517)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED923 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

09-Jul

Sgt

HARRIS, ALAN RAYMOND  (1210390)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED923 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

09-Jul

Sgt

HOLDING, DENNIS CHARLES HERBERT  (1810435)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED923 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

09-Jul

Sgt

KING, CHARLES VICTOR  (1544099)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED923 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

09-Jul

Fg Off

PALMER, ROBERT BERTRAM DOUGLAS  (131597)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED923 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

09-Jul

Sgt

STEPHENS, WILLIAM  (1437794)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED923 OF-V of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

09-Jul

Sgt

JENKINS, SAMUEL  (1382585)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4275 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on its return from a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Marly-Gomont Churchyard

09-Jul

Sgt

GRIFFITHS, ALAN  (1454411)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4275 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on its return from a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Marly-Gomont Churchyard

09-Jul

Sgt

LLOYD, GLYN WEATHERLEY  (1716135)  RAFVR; age: 17

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4275 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on its return from a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Marly-Gomont Churchyard

09-Jul

Plt Off

PARKER, GEOFFREY CUMING  (140882)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4275 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on its return from a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Marly-Gomont Churchyard

09-Jul

Fg Off

JENKINS, DAVID ARNOTT  (132767)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4275 SR-C of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on its return from a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Jul

Sgt

BARRETT, JOHN GERALD  (932772)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED697 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

Sgt

CONNEFF, SIDNEY ROBERT  (1085201)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED697 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

Flt Lt

FLEMING, RAYMOND CHARLES  (413113)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED697 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

WO II

JOHNSON, JOHN WILLIAM  (R/117549)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED697 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

Sgt

POWELL, FREDERICK WILLIAM ALBERT  (1391524)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED697 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

Sgt

SHARMAN, ARTHUR ALBERT  (1329764)  RAFVR; age: 39

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED697 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

Sgt

STEVENSON, DONALD ARTHUR  (929350)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED697 SR-V of No 101 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

Sgt

JOHNS, JAMES STUART  (1338520)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED360 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the Fens on its return from a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Ford Park Cemetery (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery) (Pennycomequick)

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

MURPHY, KENNETH WILLIAM  (R/147182)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED360 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the Fens on its return from a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Sutton Bridge (St Matthew) Churchyard

09-Jul

Sgt

SIMM, CLIFFORD  (945654)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED360 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the Fens on its return from a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Worsborough (St Mary's) burial Ground

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

BRISTOW, ARTHUR GEORGE  (1333752)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED360 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the Fens on its return from a raid on Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

Sgt

WORTHINGTON, WILFRED  (1126476)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED360 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the Fens on its return from a raid on Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

Sgt

BARRETT, RONALD CHARLES  (1164249)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5573 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which is presumed to be have been shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

09-Jul

Sgt

HANNELL, EDWARD  (1388875)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5573 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which is presumed to be have been shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

JOHNSON, LESLIE RONALD  (412967)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5573 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which is presumed to be have been shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

09-Jul

Sgt

LEIGH, SAMUEL  (616090)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5573 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which is presumed to be have been shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

McLEAN, KENNETH HECTOR WALLY  (R/109281)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5573 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which is presumed to be have been shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

McLEOD, DONALD HUGH  (R/128853)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5573 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which is presumed to be have been shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

09-Jul

Sgt

MUIR, REGINALD WILLIAM LINGFIELD  (1388470)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5573 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which is presumed to be have been shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

09-Jul

Sgt

HOUGHAM, JACK  (1271588)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED720 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Cambrai in France during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

09-Jul

Sgt

AMOR, EDWARD WILLIAM JOHN (EDDY)  (752196)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED720 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Cambrai in France during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

09-Jul

Sgt

BAILEY, WILFRED  (1440585)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED720 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Cambrai in France during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

CALDER, JAMES REGINALD  (R/99456)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED720 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Cambrai in France during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

09-Jul

Plt Off

DISBURY, GEOFFREY FRANCIS  (149510)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED720 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Cambrai in France during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

09-Jul

1 Lt

ROSNER, E L USAAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED720 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Cambrai in France during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

TURNER, DALTON ARNOLD  (R/111837)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED720 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Cambrai in France during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

09-Jul

Fg Off

HUNTER, RAY LEROY  (J/9765)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED720 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Cambrai in France during a raid to Cologne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

Sgt

DEAN, ALEC CHARLES  (1314016)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF453 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst carrying out a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

Sgt

ELLIS, DAVID WALTER  (1233887)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF453 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst carrying out a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

SCOTT, DESMOND FRANCIS  (416173)  RNZAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF453 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst carrying out a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

Sgt

SHAW, FREDERICK HAROLD  (1338184)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF453 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst carrying out a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

Sgt

TAYLOR, ARTHUR NORMAN  (1578977)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF453 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst carrying out a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

WO

LAWLESS, CORMAC  (535548)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Hintok of No 205 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

09-Jul

Sgt

YARNALL, LESLIE ERNEST  (1193684)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP155 'F' of No 210 Sqn, which crashed in the sea after being hit by return fire from the U-462.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jul

Fg Off

BIGGS, ANTHONY KENT  (412886)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA298 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by fighters shortly after attacking the airfield at Trapani.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Jul

Fg Off

JENKINS, DAVID ARNOTT  (132767)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA298 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by fighters shortly after attacking the airfield at Trapani.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

McGRAIL, BERNARD  (1313183)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA298 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by fighters shortly after attacking the airfield at Trapani.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Jul

Sgt

SPEAKMAN, HARRY GORDON  (1021740)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA298 of No 223 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea by fighters shortly after attacking the airfield at Trapani.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Jul

Flt Lt

CURTIS, MICHAEL BRYCE  (87424)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL524 of No 227 Sqn, which crashed an burst into flames shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

09-Jul

Flt Sgt

HANNAN, DANIEL JAMES ARTHUR  (40114)  RNZAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD774 of No 267 Sqn, which ditched after running out of fuel during a flight from Tunis to Malta, he drowned whilst attempting to get into a dinghy.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Jul

WO

SMITH, JOHN JAMES  (407934)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD774 of No 267 Sqn, which ditched after running out of fuel during a flight from Tunis to Malta, he drowned whilst attempting to get into a dinghy.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Jul

LAC

CUNNINGHAM, THOMAS  (1054118)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

09-Jul

LAC

WALKER, STANLEY  (945248)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 38 SFTS and he was accidentally drowned.  He is buried in Estevan Cemetery

09-Jul

Fg Off

WHITMORE, ROBERT ANDREW  (123047)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, AZ876 of No 42 OTU, which dived into the ground near Belper.  He is buried in Ashbourne Cemetery

09-Jul

Sgt

DOE, FREDERICK HARRY  (1271371)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, AZ876 of No 42 OTU, which dived into the ground near Belper.  He is buried in Ashbourne Cemetery

09-Jul

Fg Off

MATHEW, MICHAEL  (143601)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, AZ876 of No 42 OTU, which dived into the ground near Belper.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

09-Jul

Fg Off

RUSHTON, THOMAS JAMES LEVER DFC (108867)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA151 of No 75 OTU, which spun into the ground  near Gianaclis.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

09-Jul

AC1

HORROCKS, KENNETH  (1511178)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA151 of No 75 OTU, which spun into the ground  near Gianaclis.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

09-Jul

Fg Off

HAWLEY, ANTHONY DUNCAN HERBERT  (130655)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ES105 of the AFU Setif, which flew into the ground whilst low flying near Macdonald in Algeria.  He is buried in La Reunion War Cemetery

09-Jul

Cpl

MAJOR, ROBERT ABRAHAM  (1053692)  RAFVR; age: 34

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

09-Jul

LAC

PYKE, ADRIAN STUART ALLEN  (922413)  RAFVR; age: 21

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

09-Jul

LAC

KIRKLAND, ANDREW  (1303238)  RAFVR; age: 24

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

09-Jul

AC2

THOMSON, JACK  (1325417)  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 Scarborough.  He is buried in Ossett (St John's) Methodist Chapelyard

09-Jul

LAC

McCOLL, DONALD  (991629)  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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Glasgow (Lambhill) Cemetery

09-Jul

LAC

OSBORNE, BERTRAM KENNETH  (1452554)  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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Hollesley (All Saints) Churchyard

09-Jul

AC1

SOMERVILLE, SAMUEL EASTON  (1678987)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Middleton Holy Trinity Old Cemetery

09-Jul

Plt Off

WITTS, RONALD DAVID  (132950)  RAFVR; age: 19

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

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