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Casualties - 10 - 12 July 1943


10-Jul

WO

MOORE, JOHN IRWIN  (R/80156)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH285 of No 8 Sqn, which crashed into cliffs near Salalah in bad weather whilst returning from a convoy patrol.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

10-Jul

WO

JAMIESON, FRED STARR  (R/89579)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH285 of No 8 Sqn, which crashed into cliffs near Salalah in bad weather whilst returning from a convoy patrol.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

10-Jul

WO I

DUGGAN, THOMAS JOSEPH  (R/92076)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH285 of No 8 Sqn, which crashed into cliffs near Salalah in bad weather whilst returning from a convoy patrol.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

10-Jul

WO

JONES, CLIFFORD ALFRED  (R/100031)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FH285 of No 8 Sqn, which crashed into cliffs near Salalah in bad weather whilst returning from a convoy patrol.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

10-Jul

Fg Off

OLDHAM, ERIC BERTRAM  (135035)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV164 PH-W of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

ADDINSALL, GEOFFREY WILLIAM  (410586)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV164 PH-W of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

IRWIN, JOHN  (1221258)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV164 PH-W of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

JEFFRIES, LEONARD FRANK  (1386466)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV164 PH-W of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

MEYER, CLAUDE JEAN PHILIPPE  (923584)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV164 PH-W of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

ROY, CHARLES NAPOLEON  (R/58798)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV164 PH-W of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

VINCENT, LESLIE REGINALD  (1313855)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV164 PH-W of No 12 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

RICE, DANIEL MACINTYRE MUNGIN  (1070428)  RAFVR; age: 30

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Marauder I, FK152 of No 14 Sqn, which  when the aircraft crashed near the Tunis Course Road following an engine failure on 10 Jul 1943.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

JONES, EMLYN THOMAS ENOCH  (1078253)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK152 of No 14 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed ner the Tunis Course Road following an engine failure on 10 Jul 1943.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

CRAPPER, VINCENT BERTRAM  (1078907)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ740 'H' of No 23 Sqn, which crashed on to Centocelle racetrack after colliding with high tension cables during an intuder sortie to Rome.  He is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio.

10-Jul

Flt Lt

HODGKINSON, ARTHUR JOHN DSO, DFC and Bar (45353)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ740 'H' of No 23 Sqn, which crashed on to Centocelle racetrack after colliding with high tension cables during an intuder sortie to Rome.  He is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio.

10-Jul

Plt Off

BALL, WILLIAM LEONARD  (156301)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE756 of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down during an illumination sortie over Syracuse on Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Jul

Sgt

KERR, THOMAS  (1068347)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE756 of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down during an illumination sortie over Syracuse on Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Jul

Sgt

LAMMIN, JACK DAVEY  (1134563)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE756 of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down during an illumination sortie over Syracuse on Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

LUCAS, KENNETH TUDOR RODWELL  (411503)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE756 of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down during an illumination sortie over Syracuse on Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Jul

Plt Off

TWEEDLE, CHARLES MILTON  (J/90460)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE756 of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down during an illumination sortie over Syracuse on Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Jul

Sgt

WILLIAMS, JACK  (1006041)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE756 of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down during an illumination sortie over Syracuse on Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

KING, SIDNEY JAMES  (410675)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED475 of No 50 Sqn, which he abandoned as ordered near the French coast but was never seen again  The aircraft was later ditched, due to the escape hatch becoming jammed and the rest of the crew survived.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Jul

Sgt

BALDWIN, ARTHUR  (1315271)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED617 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

10-Jul

Sgt

CHAPMAN, PHILIP ALBERT  (1861645)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED617 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

10-Jul

Sgt

COUSINS, ANDREW SMEATON  (1050802)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED617 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

10-Jul

Plt Off

HENDRY, RONALD LAWRENCE  (145508)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED617 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

10-Jul

Sgt

McDOWALL, ANDREW  (1348093)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED617 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

10-Jul

Sgt

RHYND, DOUGLAS DICK  (1126993)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED617 of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in France during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

10-Jul

Fg Off

TONER, KENNETH  (130269)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED617 of No 50 Sqn, which crahed in France during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

INGRAM, JOHN OGILVIE  (527257)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4763 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed at Losser in Holland following flak damage sustained near the Dutch-German border during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Losser General Cemetery

10-Jul

Plt Off

DYSON, ROBERT SAMUEL  (147481)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4766 of No 61 Sqn, which .  He was buried in/or cremated at  Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium

10-Jul

Sgt

FARE, EDWARD FREDERICK  (656329)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD126 KN-C of No 77 Sqn, which crashed at Arum in Holland following flak damage sustained during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

FOSTER, KENNETH  (1455838)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD126 KN-C of No 77 Sqn, which crashed at Arum in Holland following flak damage sustained during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

GREENING, GILBERT JOHN  (1313492)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD126 KN-C of No 77 Sqn, which crashed at Arum in Holland following flak damage sustained during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

McELROY, WILLIAM  (535709)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD126 KN-C of No 77 Sqn, which crashed at Arum in Holland following flak damage sustained during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

MORRISON, KENNETH WILLIAM  (22395)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD126 KN-C of No 77 Sqn, which crashed at Arum in Holland following flak damage sustained during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

THOMSON, ANDREW  (1551466)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD126 KN-C of No 77 Sqn, which crashed at Arum in Holland following flak damage sustained during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

WILLIAMS, HARRY  (531347)  RAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD126 KN-C of No 77 Sqn, which crashed at Arum in Holland following flak damage sustained during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

10-Jul

Flt Lt

SAVAGE, THOMAS WOOD  (105167)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, JL182 of No 92 Sqn, which was shot by friendly AA during a patrol over the Sicilian beaches.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

10-Jul

Flt Lt

DADDO-LANGLOIS, WILLIAM RAOUL  (100625)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was flying in Spitfire IX, EN466 of No 93 Sqn, which was hit by flak during a patrol over 'Acid' Beach, Sicily forcing him to make an emergency landing on the beach.  During the landing he sustained a skull fracture was being transported to a hospital ship on a lighter which sunk during an enemy bombing raid and he was lost.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

FRASER, ALBERT THOMAS  (416561)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB249 DY-Z of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

GLASS, RONALD FRANK  (R/180332)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB249 DY-Z of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

MANSELL, JOHN GEORGE HERBERT  (1190925)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB249 DY-Z of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

MORSE, WILLIE  (622725)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB249 DY-Z of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

DONNER, WILFRED BATES  (1005342)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AG917 of No 203 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after being hit by flak during an anti E-boat strike off Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

OLDHAM, ARTHUR HENRY  (1310873)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AG917 of No 203 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after being hit by flak during an anti E-boat strike off Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Jul

WO

ROBERTS, ANTHONY STUART  (403085)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AG917 of No 203 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after being hit by flak during an anti E-boat strike off Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Jul

Fg Off

BRENNAN, JOHN JOSEPH  (404276)  RAAF; age: 25

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL524 of No 227 Sqn, which crashed and burst into flames shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery.

10-Jul

Fg Off

DAVIES, THOMAS  (134654)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL435 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down off Fedie Island, Norway by flak whilst attacking a convoy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Jul

Fg Off

YOUNG, JOHN HENDERSON  (134756)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL435 of No 235 Sqn, which was shot down off Fedie Island, Norway by flak whilst attacking a convoy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Jul

LAC

HOARE, CYRIL  (1202993)  RAFVR; age: 32

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

10-Jul

Fg Off

BLUNN, GEOFFREY BOYD  (113394)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN148 'E' of No 243 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over 'Acid' Beach, Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

10-Jul

Fg Off

CONNORS, LESLIE JAMES  (411866)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, JL375 'Z' of No 243 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst attempting to make an emergency landing at Luqa following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

10-Jul

Fg Off

LAW, ALBERT CLAYTON  (J/20168)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, ? LQ-P of No 405 Sqn, which he was killed by shell fragments when the aircraft was hit by flak over Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

10-Jul

Fg Off

CROUCH, ERIC  (135886)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB922 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Essen during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Fg Off

MELLISH, THOMAS ROLAND  (J/14320)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB922 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Essen during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

PRENTICE, WILLIAM RONALD  (R/91398)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB922 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which crashed near Essen during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

BRYANS, WILLIAM ROBERT  (1063523)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD216 EQ-P of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Fg Off

LANCASTER, HECTOR BEATTIE  (J/15308)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD216 EQ-P of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

MacDONALD, JOSEPH MANNIX  (1199028)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD216 EQ-P of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

McCLUNG, JOHN HENRY COLIN  (R/69464)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD216 EQ-P of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

REID, GEORGE VIVIAN VINCENT  (R/92645)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD216 EQ-P of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Fg Off

RICHARDSON, JOHN WILLIAM  (C/20348)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD216 EQ-P of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

STEFANCHUK, JOHN JAMES  (R/58757)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD216 EQ-P of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

STURGESS, JAMES WILLIAM  (1316753)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD216 EQ-P of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

PATTERSON, GEORGE WILLIAM ALEX  (R/55289)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE536 'H'  of No 424 Sqn, which blew up on take off from Kairouen following a tyre burst.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

10-Jul

Fg Off

BITTNER, JOSEPH FRANCOIS XAVIER JEAN  (J/14746)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE536 'H'  of No 424 Sqn, which blew up on take off from Kairouen following a tyre burst.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

10-Jul

Fg Off

KENNEDY, JAMES CARLYLE  (J/22693)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE536 'H'  of No 424 Sqn, which blew up on take off from Kairouen following a tyre burst.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

TROFANENKO, WILLIAM  (R/121469)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE536 'H'  of No 424 Sqn, which blew up on take off from Kairouen following a tyre burst.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

McGROGAN, JOHN EDWARD  (R/129069)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE536 'H'  of No 424 Sqn, which blew up on take off from Kairouen following a tyre burst.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

10-Jul

Sqn Ldr

BOWDEN, FREDERICK HAROLD  (89593)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK229 NA-W of No 428 Sqn, which crashed after being abandoned by the rest of the crew following flak damaged sustained during a raid to Gelsenkirchen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Jul

AC2

ARMSTRONG, JOHN MCLELLAN  (1022322)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was died in the Royal Naval Hospital, Port Edgar, whilst serving with No 929 Sqn, from surgical shock following injuries sustained the previous day, when the Air Ministry van in which he was travelling collided with a building in Port Edgar.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery.

10-Jul

Flt Lt

ROWLAND, MONTAGUE JAMES  (401781)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN295 'B' of No 1435 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during a patrol over the beach head at Syracuse.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Jul

AC1

NEWELL, LEWIS JAMES GEORGE  (1298761)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving with No 1? MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

10-Jul

Flt Lt

GRAY-KING, JOHN WILLIAM  (68934)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was serving with No 15051 AMES and was probably killed during the landings on Sicily.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily.

10-Jul

Sqn Ldr

ALLEN, HARRY MAURICE  (79764)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was serving with No 15051 AMES and was probably killed during the landings on Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

10-Jul

LAC

CANE, FREDERICK  (933229)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

10-Jul

Flt Sgt

ALDERTON, RICHARD  (1331297)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA137 of No 45 Grp, which crashed whilst attempting an emergency landing near Piarco in Trinidad.  He is buried in Port of Spain (St James) Military Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

KNIGHT, JOHN  (1323219)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, X4912 of No 57 OTU, which crashed near Belsay, Northumberland whilst executing a slow roll having taken part in an army co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Bournemouth East Cemetery

10-Jul

Sgt

BAKER, LEONARD ANTHONY  (658739)  RAF; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8071 of No 57 OTU, which collided with P7826 of the same unit and dived into the North Sea off Boulmer.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Jul

LAC

KING, RALPH  (1422833)  RAFVR; age: 39

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

10-Jul

Cpl

WALSH, PETER PATRICK  (1494549)  RAFVR; age: 39

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 Dean's Grange Cemetery

10-Jul

AC1

NANNERY, JAMES  (1558544)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was serving in the UK and died in Gleneagles Hospital, Blackford, due to nephritis.  He is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis.

10-Jul

AC2

ELLIOT, KENNETH GEORGE HERBERT  (1397073)  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 Stratford.  He is buried in Dunstable Cemetery

11-Jul

Sgt

FOX, RONALD ALFRED  (903747)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM408 'Y' of No 39 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s on its return from a torpedo attack on a convoy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Jul

Flt Lt

McINTYRE, IAN  (J/9683)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM408 'Y' of No 39 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s on its return from a torpedo attack on a convoy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Jul

Wg Cdr

TAYLOR, ALISTAIR MURRAY DFC (77612)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX796 'F' of No 47 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from a ship it was attacking off Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Jul

Fg Off

WHITLOCK, FRANK  (136711)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX796 'F' of No 47 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from a ship it was attacking off Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

11-Jul

Sgt

GARRATT, WILLIAM GOODMAN  (1144424)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB853 KN-G of No 77 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft was shot down by flak over Holland during a raid to Krefeld on 22 Jun 1943.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Jul

Cpl

ROBERTS, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (636552)  RAF; age: 29

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

11-Jul

Flt Sgt

BULLOCK, FRANK  (1333596)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was  killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HW295 of No 134 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Benghazi during a convoy patrol.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jul

LAC

KINSEY, THOMAS BOWEN  (1012164)  RAFVR; age: 30

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

11-Jul

Fg Off

GIBSON, GOWAN VERNON  (J/8415)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD815 of No 267 Sqn, which dived into the ground on fire whilst carrying out a flare dropping mission over Sicily.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

11-Jul

Wg Cdr

LESLIE, REGINALD FREDERICK STUART  (2210)  RAF; age: 52

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD815 of No 267 Sqn, which dived into the ground on fire whilst carrying out a flare dropping mission over Sicily.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

11-Jul

WO

PATERSON, KENNEDY  (759154)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD815 of No 267 Sqn, which dived into the ground on fire whilst carrying out a flare dropping mission over Sicily.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

11-Jul

Fg Off

SPENCER, HARRY GRANT  (J/9393)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD815 of No 267 Sqn, which dived into the ground on fire whilst carrying out a flare dropping mission over Sicily.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

11-Jul

Lt

YALDWYN, S A  (206377)  SAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD815 of No 267 Sqn, which dived into the ground on fire whilst carrying out a flare dropping mission over Sicily.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

11-Jul

Fg Off

VAN DE POEL, RAYMOND  (100999)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM399 of No 350 Sqn, which collided with EN860 of the same unit as they were landing at Ouston.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Jul

Sgt

GRAWELS, MARCEL CHAS PIERRE  (1299842)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN860 of No 350 Sqn, which collided with BM399 of the same unit as they were landing at Ouston.  He is buried in The Maidenhead Register

11-Jul

Fg Off

BENTON, JOHN HUDSON  (J/9761)  RCAF; age: 29

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Mosquito IV, DZ517 or DZ419 of No 540 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Montrose/crashed into the sea off Arbroath on its return from a photo recce sortie.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery

11-Jul

Fg Off

FERGUSSON, WILLIAM MEIKLEJOHN  (132340)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Mosquito IV, DZ517 or DZ419 of No 540 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Montrose/crashed into the sea off Arbroath on its return from a photo recce sortie.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery

11-Jul

Fg Off

KIRWAN, EDMUND FRANCIS  (118436)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Mosquito IV, DZ517 or DZ419 of No 540 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Montrose/crashed into the sea off Arbroath on its return from a photo recce sortie.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery

11-Jul

Flt Sgt

ARMSTRONG, WILLIS HENRY  (R/112872)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP269 of No 1489 Flt, which flew into the ground near Hutton Cranswick.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Jul

Cpl

COOPER, RAYMOND  (632705)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP269 of No 1489 Flt, which flew into the ground near Hutton Cranswick.  He is buried in Outwell Cemetery

11-Jul

Cpl

GRIFFITHS, RAYMOND CHARLES PATON  (1167314)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 151 OTU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

11-Jul

Plt Off

ROGERS, RONALD ARTHUR JOHN  (161270)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford II, BG546 of No 19 (P) AFU, which dived into Loch Ness whilst carrying out single engine flying practice.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Jul

Sgt

SOUTHALL, JOSEPH SAMUEL  (1577584)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN781 of No 3 (P) AFU, which crashed near Long Newton shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Bentley Cemetery, Staffordshire

 

Photo courtesy - Tony Gogerty

11-Jul

Fg Off

SCHURMAN, GEORGE MAXWELL  (J/16809)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN781 of No 3 (P) AFU, which crashed near Long Newton shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Cirencester Cemetery

11-Jul

Sqn Ldr

AUBREY, THOMAS DIXON RODBARD  (91170)  RAF; age: 36

He was serving with No 322 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

11-Jul

Sgt

SHALLOW, HAROLD JOHN  (1414529)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, X8036 of No 9 OTU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing at Harby Brow in Cumberland.  He is buried in Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

11-Jul

LAC

HALL, JOHN ALBERT  (648574)  RAF; age: 21

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Duchess of York, which was killed when the ship was sunk by Fw 200 Condors as it approached Gibraltar en-route to the Mediterranean.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Jul

AC2

HOGG, HARRY  (1568965)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Duchess of York, which was killed when the ship was sunk by Fw 200 Condors as it approached Gibraltar en-route to the Mediterranean.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Jul

Cpl

KELL, JOSEPH WINDERS  (1029972)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Duchess of York, which was killed when the ship was sunk by Fw 200 Condors as it approached Gibraltar en-route to the Mediterranean.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Jul

Cpl

LUMSDEN, THOMAS FRANCIS  (995071)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Duchess of York, which was killed when the ship was sunk by Fw 200 Condors as it approached Gibraltar en-route to the Mediterranean.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Jul

AC1

MACWILLIAM, JAMES GEORGE  (1558887)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Duchess of York, which was killed when the ship was sunk by Fw 200 Condors as it approached Gibraltar en-route to the Mediterranean.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Jul

Flt Sgt

ROBINSON, GEORGE  (532227)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Duchess of York, which was killed when the ship was sunk by Fw 200 Condors as it approached Gibraltar en-route to the Mediterranean.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Jul

Sgt

WHITE, DENNIS LEWIS  (930321)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Duchess of York, which was killed when the ship was sunk by Fw 200 Condors as it approached Gibraltar en-route to the Mediterranean.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Jul

AC2

WOODHAMS, SYDNEY JAMES  (1871169)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Duchess of York, which was killed when the ship was sunk by Fw 200 Condors as it approached Gibraltar en-route to the Mediterranean.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Jul

AC1

COSGROVE, JOHN  (1639420)  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 Lancaster (40) Acle (43).  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

11-Jul

LAC

HOLLAND, JOHN JOSEPH  (541887)  RAF; age: 29

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 Macclesfield.  He is buried in Mitcham (London Road) Cemetery

11-Jul

LAC

DRURY, HERBERT  (1532156)  RAFVR; age: 38

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 Weston.  He is buried in Nottingham Northern Cemetery

12-Jul

Fg Off

PHILLIPS, CHRISTOPHER POSFORD MARTIN  (114395)  RAFVR; age: 20

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Marauder I, FK152 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed near the Tunis Course Road following an engine failure on 10 Jul 1943.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

12-Jul

Corporal

KOPKA, Jozef (P.792991)  PAF; age: 28

He was serving with No 138 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in .  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

12-Jul

WO

QUINE, ROBERT  (405878)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JK511 of No 152 Sqn, which was last seen in combat over the Sicilian beach-head .  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Jul

Flt Lt

COATMAN, RICHARD ALFRED  (84701)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LA971 of No 179 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Gibraltar.  He is buried in Gibraltar Memorial

12-Jul

Sgt

DEFROAND, RONALD ERNEST  (1330971)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LA971 of No 179 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Gibraltar.  He is buried in Gibraltar Memorial

12-Jul

WO II

SMITH, RICHARD CLARE  (R/103690)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LA971 of No 179 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Gibraltar.  He is buried in Gibraltar Memorial

12-Jul

Sgt

HEALD, JAMES WILLIAM  (1113081)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LA971 of No 179 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Jul

Sgt

HOCKING, LEONARD  (1190480)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, LA971 of No 179 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Jul

Sgt

WRIGHT, ARTHUR CHARLES  (1149750)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED412 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by Swiss AA fire having strayed into Swiss airspace on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

12-Jul

Plt Off

BADGE, HORACE  (155766)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED412 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by Swiss AA fire having strayed into Swiss airspace on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

12-Jul

Flt Sgt

BRETT, RONALD OSWALD CHARLES  (410446)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED412 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by Swiss AA fire having strayed into Swiss airspace on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

12-Jul

Sgt

HIGGINS, EDWARD  (950684)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED412 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by Swiss AA fire having strayed into Swiss airspace on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

12-Jul

Flt Lt

JEPPS, ARTHUR CHARLES  (45724)  RAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED412 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by Swiss AA fire having strayed into Swiss airspace on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

12-Jul

Sgt

SPENCE, JAMES ARTHUR  (1230748)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED412 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by Swiss AA fire having strayed into Swiss airspace on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

12-Jul

Sgt

WOOD, ROBERT  (991246)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED412 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by Swiss AA fire having strayed into Swiss airspace on a raid to Turin.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

12-Jul

AC1

STEPHENS, ARTHUR ERNEST  (940755)  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

12-Jul

Flt Sgt

ARMSTRONG, RICHARD CLYDE  (405770)  RNZAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV977 'Y' of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during a 'Musketry' patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

Flt Sgt

CODD, ROY DONALD ERNEST  (1293582)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV977 'Y' of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during a 'Musketry' patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

Sgt

GRAHAM, JAMES BOWLING  (1041076)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV977 'Y' of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during a 'Musketry' patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

Sgt

HAMILTON, DAVID HOLMES  (1133127)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV977 'Y' of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during a 'Musketry' patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

Flt Sgt

HARDING, PERCY EDWARD  (1381495)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV977 'Y' of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during a 'Musketry' patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

Flt Sgt

MARTIN, ROBERT JOHN  (1387761)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV977 'Y' of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during a 'Musketry' patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

Sgt

SOWERBY, JAMES HANDLEY  (1029411)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV977 'Y' of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during a 'Musketry' patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

Sgt

SPARKS, ANDREW  (1066882)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV977 'Y' of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during a 'Musketry' patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

Sgt

WATERMAN, DOUGLAS ALLENBY  (921037)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV977 'Y' of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during a 'Musketry' patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

Sgt

WHALE, ROY GILBERT  (1850056)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV977 'Y' of No 228 Sqn, which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during a 'Musketry' patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

Plt Off

WILLIAMS, ANTHONY  (158576)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was flying in Spitfire VC, JK233 'X' of No 229 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters near Comiso.  He baled out and was captured by died from injuries sustained either during the combat or on landing.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

12-Jul

Flt Sgt

CRAWFORTH, PAUL  (1264985)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL822 of No 236, which failed to return from a shipping attack off Ameland.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

12-Jul

Flt Lt

WELCH, ALAN ROBERT  (133080)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL822 of No 236, which failed to return from a shipping attack off Ameland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

Flt Lt

AITCHISON, HAROLD LESLIE JOHN  (45327)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AP192 of No 239 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Rhubarb near Abbeville.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

12-Jul

AC1

WILLIAMS, EDWARD  (1195042)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

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

12-Jul

Plt Off

STEPHENS, ALWYN CHARLES  (145153)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR516 of No 250 Sqn, which collided with FR510 of the same unit and crashed into the sea off Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Jul

Sgt

EVANS, BENJAMIN KENNETH HALL  (1031846)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED531 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which is presumed to have flown into power cables near Thyon during a raid to Turin, having jettisoned part of the bomb load.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

12-Jul

Flt Sgt

BOLGER, HUGH BURKE  (414193)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED531 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which is presumed to have flown into power cables near Thyon during a raid to Turin, having jettisoned part of the bomb load.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

12-Jul

Flt Sgt

MAHER, JOHN MARTIN  (409844)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED531 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which is presumed to have flown into power cables near Thyon during a raid to Turin, having jettisoned part of the bomb load.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

12-Jul

Fg Off

MITCHELL, GRAHAM DOUGLAS  (416693)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED531 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which is presumed to have flown into power cables near Thyon during a raid to Turin, having jettisoned part of the bomb load.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

12-Jul

Fg Off

MORGAN, WALTER HENRY  (134667)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED531 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which is presumed to have flown into power cables near Thyon during a raid to Turin, having jettisoned part of the bomb load.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

12-Jul

Fg Off

ST. GEORGE, HAROLD RAYMOND  (414737)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED531 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which is presumed to have flown into power cables near Thyon during a raid to Turin, having jettisoned part of the bomb load.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

12-Jul

Flt Sgt

TERRY, ANTHONY DAVID  (19117)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED531 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which is presumed to have flown into power cables near Thyon during a raid to Turin, having jettisoned part of the bomb load.  He is buried in Vevey (St Martin's) Cemetery

12-Jul

Sqn Ldr

TAYLOR, JOHN STUART  (60090)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP966 of No 601 Sqn, which is thought to have been shot down by a Ju 87 gunner during a patrol over 'Acid' Beach.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily.

12-Jul

Fg Off

BELECKY, JOHN ANTHONY  (J/11650)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK711 'S' of No 608 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Jul

Fg Off

ELLIS, DOUGLAS WILLIAM  (411303)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK711 'S' of No 608 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Jul

Flt Sgt

RUBENS, NORBERT ALBERT  (408739)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK711 'S' of No 608 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Jul

Flt Sgt

VAN WANING, KENDALL  (411618)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK711 'S' of No 608 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Jul

Flt Sgt

BENJAMIN, SYDNEY HYMAN  (1272288)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN287 'F' of No 1435 Sqn, which was shot down near Augusta by Bf 109s.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily.

12-Jul

Lt

WILLIAMS J D USAAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD681 'N' of No 10 OTU, which was probably shot down by enemy fights whilst on an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  

12-Jul

Sgt

RIDDELL, RAYMOND REID  (R/180597)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD681 'N' of No 10 OTU, which was probably shot down by enemy fights whilst on an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

Flt Sgt

RUDMAN, CHARLES THOMAS  (520333)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD681 'N' of No 10 OTU, which was probably shot down by enemy fights whilst on an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

Sgt

RYAN, MERVYN JOHN REES  (1386032)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD681 'N' of No 10 OTU, which was probably shot down by enemy fights whilst on an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

Sgt

SPELLER, WILFRED ALBERT  (1196260)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD681 'N' of No 10 OTU, which was probably shot down by enemy fights whilst on an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

Sgt

TURNER, RONALD VINCENT  (1576975)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD681 'N' of No 10 OTU, which was probably shot down by enemy fights whilst on an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

Sgt

LLOYD, HENRY ALEXANDER  (1716240)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4777 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed at Thorganby near Selby during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in East London Cemetery, Plaistow

12-Jul

Sgt

HARRISON, WILLIAM EDMUND LESLIE  (943302)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4777 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed at Thorganby near Selby during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Filey (St Oswald) Churchyard

12-Jul

Sgt

PECK, GORDON HARRY  (1807584)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4777 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed at Thorganby near Selby during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Selby Cemetery

12-Jul

Fg Off

TREMEAR, JAMES HEDLEY  (121339)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4777 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed at Thorganby near Selby during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Selby Cemetery

12-Jul

Sgt

EASTLAKE, MAURICE GILLMAN  (1381717)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4777 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed at Thorganby near Selby during a night cross-country exercise.  He was cremated at  Bristol (Arnos Vale) Crematorium

12-Jul

Sgt

GODLEY, JOHN  (1074276)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9423 of No 1663 HCU, which made a forced landing near Pateley Bridge as a result of very poor weather conditions during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Cumbernauld Cemetery

12-Jul

Sgt

REID, THOMAS  (1560929)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9423 of No 1663 HCU, which made a forced landing near Pateley Bridge as a result of very poor weather conditions during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Glasgow (Eastwood) Cemetery

12-Jul

Sgt

WOOLLARD, THOMAS HENRY  (1389559)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9423 of No 1663 HCU, which made a forced landing near Pateley Bridge as a result of very poor weather conditions during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

12-Jul

AC2

McLELLAN, ROBERT CROSBIE  (1367192)  RAFVR; age: 39

He had been serving with No 307 AMES when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

12-Jul

WO

DOHNAL, JAROSLAV  (787690)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Blenheim IV, V5890 of No 51 OTU, which crashed on take off near Slaughterford, Chippenham.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

12-Jul

Cpl

LEWIS, REGINALD WILLIAM ROPER  (1035295)  RAFVR; age: 32

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

12-Jul

AC2

GRIMSTONE, OSWALD  (1589838)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Duchess of York, which probably died from injuries sustained the previous day when the ship was sunk by Fw 200 Condors as it approached Gibraltar en-route to the Mediterranean.  He is buried in Ben M'sik European Cemetery

12-Jul

LAC

WILLIAMSON, ALEXANDER WILLIAMSON  (1005868)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was serving or travelling on board HMT Duchess of York, which probably died from injuries sustained the previous day when the ship was sunk by Fw 200 Condors as it approached Gibraltar en-route to the Mediterranean.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Jul

LAC

DICKINSON, CHARLES  (970595)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

12-Jul

LAC

ATKINS, ARTHUR THOMAS GORDON  (1396375)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, 3333 of the Rockcliffe Trg Flt, which .  He is buried in Ottawa (Beechwood) Cemetery

12-Jul

Cpl

THOMPSON, WILLIAM ALEXANDER  (542694)  RAF; age: ?

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

12-Jul

LAC

JOHNSON, SYDNEY  (811151)  AuxAF; age: 35

He was serving in the UK and died in Victoria Hospital, Blackpool from a dislocated neck sustained after coming down a 100 ft long slide head first on Blackpool Pleasure Beach.  He is buried in Roby (St Bartholomew) Churchyard, Huyton-with-Roby

12-Jul

Sgt

VINTON, ALLAN MAURICE  (658359)  RAF; 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 Carlisle.  He is buried in Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

12-Jul

AC2

CUMMING, WILLIAM SEYMOUR  (874021)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving in the UK and died at 'Belmont', St. Andrew's Road, Renfrew, from lymphadenoma.  He is buried in Renfrew (Arkleston) Cemetery.

12-Jul

Sgt

DEBNAM, GEOFFREY BERNARD ANDREW  (1615496)  RAFVR; 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 Watford.  He is buried in Watford North Cemetery

12-Jul

Cpl

ESCOTT, JOHN FORD  (100591)  RAF; age: 43

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

12-Jul

AC2

RUSSELL, DENIS HENRY  (1851278)  RAFVR; age: 18

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 Worthing.  He is buried in Worthing (Durrington) Cemetery

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