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Casualties - 15 - 19 July 1943


15-Jul

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CHALIFOUR, JOSEPH MAURICE  (J/16675)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, EK228 of No 1 Sqn, which crashed near Paddlesworth after the tail unit broke away in flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Jul

LAC

MARLAND, FRANK JOSEPH  (1017170)  RAFVR; age: 27

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

15-Jul

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CLARKE, RAYMOND  (102139)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ515 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jul

Flt Sgt

THORNE, ERIC JOHN  (850080)  AuxAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ515 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jul

Sgt

LOVELAND, DONALD STEPHEN  (1318280)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR752 NP-T of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sacquenay during a raid to Montbeliard in France.  He is buried in Sacquenay Churchyard

15-Jul

Sgt

ACTON-HILL, IAN REX LOCKE  (638104)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR752 NP-T of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sacquenay during a raid to Montbeliard in France.  He is buried in Sacquenay Churchyard

15-Jul

Sgt

BINGLEY, DENNIS GORDON  (1211327)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR752 NP-T of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sacquenay during a raid to Montbeliard in France.  He is buried in Sacquenay Churchyard

15-Jul

Flt Sgt

DEANS, ROBERT  (1343832)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR752 NP-T of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sacquenay during a raid to Montbeliard in France.  He is buried in Sacquenay Churchyard

15-Jul

Cpl

ALLISON, CHARLES  (630218)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving with No 227 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

15-Jul

Flt Sgt

KEIR, GEORGE  (1056140)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V,  BA500 of No 244 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Masirah and burst into flames.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery

15-Jul

Flt Sgt

NASH, DONALD WILLIAM HENRY  (1312416)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V,  BA500 of No 244 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Masirah and burst into flames.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery

15-Jul

Flt Sgt

SUBLET, MONTROSE EDWARD  (406582)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V,  BA500 of No 244 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Masirah and burst into flames.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery

15-Jul

Cpl

GILLARD, RONALD ERNEST  (942233)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 256 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

15-Jul

 

ODMAN, H ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MA409 of No 332 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a Rodeo in the Somme area.  

15-Jul

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CRITES, CLINTON ARNOLD  (J/21991)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG659 of No 400 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Godalming in Surrey.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Jul

Sgt

BURROWS, ROBERT EDWARD  (1245327)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP631 'F' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce in the Straits of Bonifacio.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-Jul

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HAZELDINE, LESLIE YOULE  (401507)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP631 'F' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce in the Straits of Bonifacio.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-Jul

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LAWSON, GORDON HERBERT  (J/9691)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP631 'F' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce in the Straits of Bonifacio.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-Jul

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McCORKELL, EDWIN ALBERT  (J/11132)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP631 'F' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce in the Straits of Bonifacio.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-Jul

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PAGAN, ARTHUR ROBERT  (J/11125)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP631 'F' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce in the Straits of Bonifacio.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-Jul

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RENTON, ALBERT  (J/13982)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP631 'F' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce in the Straits of Bonifacio.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-Jul

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TARRISON, MAXWELL HARRY  (J/11225)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP631 'F' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce in the Straits of Bonifacio.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-Jul

WO II

GRIGGS, THOMAS ERIC  (R/98819)  RCAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP702 'A' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on enemy shipping off Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-Jul

Sgt

STANFIELD, ELEAZER  (1365035)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP702 'A' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on enemy shipping off Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-Jul

Flt Sgt

McKENZIE, RICHARD GEORGE JAMES  (41519)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL971 of No 602 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Ramrod in the Cayeaux area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jul

AC2

BEKEN, JAMES FREDERICK  (1711748)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 1 SFTS (I) at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

15-Jul

Sgt

HART, JAMES HERBERT  (15614)  RAAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, MP454 of No 20 (P) AFU, which crashed during a dual precision flying exercise at Steeple Barton.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

15-Jul

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STEVENS, HARRY ALFRED  (414096)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, MP454 of No 20 (P) AFU, which crashed during a dual precision flying exercise at Steeple Barton.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

15-Jul

Flt Sgt

McCUE, ALLAN HOPKINS  (534167)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Cornell, 14449 of No 31 EFTS, which .  He is buried in Calgary (Burnsland) Cemetery

15-Jul

AC2

ASTILL, HENRY ROY  (1737120)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 502 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

15-Jul

Sgt

SNOW, STANLEY ALAN  (1509116)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, L8069 of No 7 FIS, which flew into the ground near Collingbourne Kingston in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Upavon Cemetery

15-Jul

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MOORE, FRANCIS RAYMOND (MICKEY)  (60921)  RAF; age: 36

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

15-Jul

LAC

SHEPPARD, CYRIL JAMES  (1275297)  RAFVR; age: 37

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

15-Jul

ACW2

BROWNE, MARY JOSEPHINE  (214039)  WAAF; 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?.  She is buried in Stranorlar Catholic Cemetery

15-Jul

AC2

FLEMING, THOMAS  (2213022)  RAFVR; age: 42

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 Wirral.  He is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

EDWARDS, EDWARD WILLIAM  (948474)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA679 WS-P of No 9 Sqn, which crashed following a possible mid-air collision during a raid on a transformer station in Northern Italy.  He is buried in Ravenna War Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

ARTHUR, STANLEY  (1551651)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB961 ZA-R of No 10 Sqn, which crashed at Recey-sur-Ource during a raid on Montbeliard in France.  He is buried in Recey-sur-Ource Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

BUNKER, JOHN DENNIS GORDON  (1501434)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB961 ZA-R of No 10 Sqn, which crashed at Recey-sur-Ource during a raid on Montbeliard in France.  He is buried in Recey-sur-Ource Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

COOPER, BERTRAM GEORGE ARTHUR  (1129034)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB961 ZA-R of No 10 Sqn, which crashed at Recey-sur-Ource during a raid on Montbeliard in France.  He is buried in Recey-sur-Ource Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

McKEOWN, RONALD DANIEL  (1620745)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB961 ZA-R of No 10 Sqn, which crashed at Recey-sur-Ource during a raid on Montbeliard in France.  He is buried in Recey-sur-Ource Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

MELLOR, HARRY BRIGGS  (658718)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB961 ZA-R of No 10 Sqn, which crashed at Recey-sur-Ource during a raid on Montbeliard in France.  He is buried in Recey-sur-Ource Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

MORSE, RONALD ALFRED WILLIAM  (1297114)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB961 ZA-R of No 10 Sqn, which crashed at Recey-sur-Ource during a raid on Montbeliard in France.  He is buried in Recey-sur-Ource Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

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SMITH, HEDLEY MILLARD  (149906)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB961 ZA-R of No 10 Sqn, which crashed at Recey-sur-Ource during a raid on Montbeliard in France.  He is buried in Recey-sur-Ource Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

BURRELL, REGINALD ARTHUR  (1392530)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, JD211 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Montbeliard in France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

Sgt

CLARK, WILLIAM HENRY ROBERT  (1356741)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, JD211 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Montbeliard in France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

Sgt

COOKE, ERIC THOMAS  (572721)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, JD211 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Montbeliard in France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

Sgt

ENOCH, DILLWYN  (635420)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, JD211 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Montbeliard in France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

Flt Sgt

PYLE, WILLIAM FRANK  (1312130)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, JD211 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Montbeliard in France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

Sgt

RICHARDSON, FRANK JOSEPH  (1366787)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, JD211 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Montbeliard in France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

Sgt

STOCKLEY, HAROLD HANDLEY  (1386848)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, JD211 ZA-Y of No 10 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Montbeliard in France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

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BERTUCH, ERNEST JAMES  (401294)  RAAF; age: 32

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.

16-Jul

WO

PARKER, FREDERICK VINCENT  (401629)  RAAF; age: 24

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.

16-Jul

Sgt

GOFF, REGINALD GEORGE WILLIAM  (1454431)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV167 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Traversetolo during a raid on a transformer station in Northern Italy.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

TROWBRIDGE, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1192341)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV167 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Traversetolo during a raid on a transformer station in Northern Italy.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

WILKINSON, ROY ALBERT WILFRED  (536891)  RAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV167 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Traversetolo during a raid on a transformer station in Northern Italy.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

16-Jul

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BARR, KEITH ALEC  (149985)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV167 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Traversetolo during a raid on a transformer station in Northern Italy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

Sgt

HOOD, WILLIAM JAMES  (1383547)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV167 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Traversetolo during a raid on a transformer station in Northern Italy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

Flt Lt

HUNT, COLIN HERBERT JAMES  (49307)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV167 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Traversetolo during a raid on a transformer station in Northern Italy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

Fg Off

SNELL, ALBERT DENNIS SERPELL  (130194)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV167 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which crashed near Traversetolo during a raid on a transformer station in Northern Italy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

Flt Sgt

GRIFFITHS, ALBERT MICHAEL  (1382927)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN309 of No 72 Sqn, which crashed near Agusta after being by debris from a Bf 109.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

16-Jul

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MARSHALL, OSWALD PETER  (147956)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT768 EY-W of No 78 Sqn, which crashed at Nogent-le-Rotrou as the result of engine problems during a raid on Montbeliard in France.  He is buried in Nogent-le-Rotrou Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

Fg Off

REID, NORMAN STEWART MATTHEW  (125422)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT768 EY-W of No 78 Sqn, which crashed at Nogent-le-Rotrou as the result of engine problems during a raid on Montbeliard in France.  He is buried in Nogent-le-Rotrou Communal Cemetery

16-Jul

AC2

MELHUISH, HENRY DOUGLAS  (1637251)  RAFVR; age: 42

He was serving with No 86 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Hammersmith (39).  He is buried in Kensington (Gunnersbury) Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

HILLAM, ARNOLD  (1029432)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE600 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Naples.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

16-Jul

Sgt

HUTCHINGS, RICHARD JOHN  (1317760)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE600 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Naples.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

16-Jul

Sgt

PHILBRICK, NORMAN EDWIN  (1320136)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE600 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Naples.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

16-Jul

Sgt

TUBB, JOHN STANLEY  (1324819)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE600 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Naples.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

16-Jul

Sgt

WILLSON, CYRIL  (749044)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE600 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Naples.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

16-Jul

Fg Off

LAWTON, MICHAEL EDWARD  (119792)  RAF; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JL883 of No 143 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Horth Thoresby during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Jul

Plt Off

STEVENSON, ANDREW PATRICK  (148005)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JL883 of No 143 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Horth Thoresby during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Glasgow (St Peter's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

WALLIS, PETER WHEATON  (1321904)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KZ246 of No 184 Sqn, which was lost on an anti-shipping patrol off the coast of France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jul

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CIACH, Marian (P.1713)  PAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EE684  of No 317 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Lizard Point, Cornwall.  He is buried in No Known Grave

16-Jul

Flt Sgt

CAMPBELL, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (R/142015)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA119 of No 432 Sqn, which crashed near Malton during an air test.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

16-Jul

LAC

KEARNS, THOMAS MELVILLE  (R/111354)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA119 of No 432 Sqn, which crashed near Malton during an air test.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

16-Jul

Fg Off

MORRIS, JAMES ELMER  (J/14326)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA119 of No 432 Sqn, which crashed near Malton during an air test.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

16-Jul

Flt Sgt

NESBITT, GORDON BRYDON  (R/123738)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA119 of No 432 Sqn, which crashed near Malton during an air test.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

16-Jul

Flt Sgt

RECTOR, VERNON FRANCIS  (R/113223)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA119 of No 432 Sqn, which crashed near Malton during an air test.  He is buried in Ripon Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

BALDWIN, HAROLD VICTOR  (1293595)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA119 of No 432 Sqn, which crashed near Malton during an air test.  He is buried in Worthing (Durrington) Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

GEMMELL, ROBERT BROWN MACK  (1343179)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3150 'U' of No 455 Sqn, which spun into the ground on take off from Leuchars in a strong cross wind.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire

16-Jul

Fg Off

BRADSHAW, WINSTON FRANCIS  (412649)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3150 'U' of No 455 Sqn, which spun into the ground on take off from Leuchars in a strong cross wind.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

OWEN, ARTHUR NEVILLE  (1334766)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3150 'U' of No 455 Sqn, which spun into the ground on take off from Leuchars in a strong cross wind.  He is buried in Winchester (Magdalen Hill) Cemetery

16-Jul

LAC

LEHRER, SAMUEL  (774987)  RAFVR; age: ?

A Palestinian maintenance assistant, he died in hospital in Benghazi from Typhus fever whilst serving with No 462 Sqn.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

16-Jul

Fg Off

LICQUORISH, DONALD WEBSTER  (129591)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ431 of No 540 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

16-Jul

Fg Off

MANN, GEOFFREY EDWARD  (125981)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ431 of No 540 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

16-Jul

LACW

COOPER, KATHLEEN ELSIE  (2080759)  WAAF; age: 20

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 906 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Kensington.  She is buried in Hucknall Cemetery

16-Jul

Flt Sgt

OGILVY, JAMES SUTHERLAND  (R/97923)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD276 'S' of No 10 OTU, which crashed into Hampden, P1204 of No 1404 Flight on landing back at St Eval on return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

16-Jul

Flt Sgt

REDWAY, THOMAS EDWARD NAGLE  (413426)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD276 'S' of No 10 OTU, which crashed into Hampden, P1204 of No 1404 Flight on landing back at St Eval on return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

WILKINSON, GEORGE CORNELIUS  (1212271)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD276 'S' of No 10 OTU, which crashed into Hampden, P1204 of No 1404 Flight on landing back at St Eval on return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Faversham Borough Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

KIRBY, JOHN  (1234614)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD276 'S' of No 10 OTU, which crashed into Hampden, P1204 of No 1404 Flight on landing back at St Eval on return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in North Ferriby (All Saints) Churchyard

16-Jul

AC2

JAMES, LEONARD WILLIAM MELVILLE  (1440381)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD276 'S' of No 10 OTU, which was probably killed when this aircraft crashed into Hampden, P1204 of No 1404 Flight on landing back at St Eval on return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in St Columb Major Cemetery

16-Jul

Cpl

BROWN, HERBERT VICTOR SIDNEY  (1166939)  RAFVR; age: 28

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 Benghazi War Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

YEOMAN, GEOFFREY NIGEL  (1195916)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving with No 225 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

16-Jul

Flt Sgt

BABB, RICHARD CONANT  (R/125994)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL517 of No 5 GTS, which spun into the ground at Lower Burton, Dilwyn, Herefordshire.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

16-Jul

AC2

BISHOP, ARTHUR HENRY  (1666924)  RAFVR; age: 42

He was serving with No 50 EU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

16-Jul

AC1

DUNLOP, J P  (955904)  RAFVR; age: 24

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

16-Jul

Cpl

ALLEN, ALBERT VICTOR  (1207356)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was serving with No 60 EU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

16-Jul

Plt Off

HOLMES, GEORGE EDWARD  (151133)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, X7255 of No 7 FIS, which spun into the ground near the airfield shortly after taking off from Upavon.  He is buried in Leeds (Beckett Street) Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

BLANCHETTE, CLIFFORD EUGENE  (421666)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, X7255 of No 7 FIS, which spun into the ground near the airfield shortly after taking off from Upavon.  He is buried in Upavon Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

BEANLAND, JOHN  (1148692)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5335 of No 9 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground at Irthlington in Cumberland.  He is buried in Manchester (Philips Park) Cemetery

16-Jul

Sgt

PHILCOX, GORDON LEONARD FURSLAND  (1399431)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5335 of No 9 (C) OTU, which flew into the ground at Irthlington in Cumberland.  He was buried in/or cremated at  West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium

16-Jul

LAC

CHURCH, PATRICK CLISBY  (1030299)  RAFVR; age: 31

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

16-Jul

Cpl

PARRY, EDWARD LLEWELLYN  (1022071)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

16-Jul

Plt Off

SLAUGHTER, ALLAN JOHN  (404434)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK571 of RAF Defford, which crashed near Ashton under Hill, following an engine failure and the inadvertent feathering of the other engine.  He is buried in East Wemyss Cemetery

16-Jul

Sqn Ldr

MEADE, JAMES ANTHONY DFC (39240)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK571 of RAF Defford, which crashed near Ashton under Hill, following an engine failure and the inadvertant feathering of the other engine.  He is buried in Pershore Cemetery

17-Jul

LAC

TUNSTALL, ROBERT  (1052132)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving with No 8 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

17-Jul

Flt Sgt

GOUDY, CAMERON McKENZIE DFM (R/139157)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB856 of No 77 Sqn, which died from wounds sustained when the aircraft was damaged over the target on 4 Jul 1943.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

17-Jul

Sgt

ALLEN, KENNETH ROSS  (1234386)  RAFVR; age: 20

He probably died from a broken neck sustained whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN502 of No 111 Sqn, which collided with a roller on take off from Cosimo.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

17-Jul

Plt Off

COATES, ARTHUR HENRY  (146344)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV183 EM-W of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cislago.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

17-Jul

Plt Off

FURMAN, RUSSEL MAX  (J/17917)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV183 EM-W of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cislago.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

17-Jul

Fg Off

MAWSON, ERIC  (124200)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV183 EM-W of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cislago.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

17-Jul

Sgt

MITCHELL, ROBERT CAVEN  (1060145)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV183 EM-W of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cislago.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

17-Jul

Sgt

O'BRIEN, WILLIAM  (1436222)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV183 EM-W of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cislago.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

17-Jul

Plt Off

STUBBS, LEONARD EMMERSON  (145679)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV183 EM-W of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cislago.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

17-Jul

LAC

STEELE, ERIC ALFRED  (747931)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

17-Jul

Flt Sgt

HUNTINGTON, HARRY ALFONZO  (R/107329)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3145 of No 415 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jul

Flt Sgt

JANISSE, JOSEPH LAURENT LEONARD  (R/109971)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3145 of No 415 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jul

Fg Off

STEER, VIVIAN CLAUDE JOHN  (129403)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3145 of No 415 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jul

Flt Sgt

WALTER, ROWLAND  (1313634)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, X3145 of No 415 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Jul

Flt Sgt

THAYER, ROBERT FRANCIS  (R/124683)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE962 of No 424 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing following an engine fire.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

17-Jul

Flt Sgt

NORTON, LEONARD WALTER JAMES  (645462)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE962 of No 424 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing following an engine fire.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

17-Jul

Sgt

MURRAY, ERIC ANTHONY  (1320579)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE194 PO-E of No 467 Sqn, which he was killed in the fifth attack on the aircraft by a Ju 88 during a raid on Cislago in Italy.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

17-Jul

LAC

ROWE, RICHARD  (1541796)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2702 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Chippenham.  He is buried in Yatesbury (All Saints) Churchyard

17-Jul

LAC

INGLEBY, CLARENCE DESMOND  (1672034)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, 2433 (ex DX683) of No 1 AS, which crashed whilst carrying out low level aerobatics.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

17-Jul

AC1

KEEBLE, LESLIE ADELBERT  (1426377)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 37 SFTS and was accidentally drowned.  He is buried in Calgary (Burnsland) Cemetery

17-Jul

WO I

HOBA, JAMES WACLAW  (R/103006)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, JM514 of No 5 (C) OTU, which spun into the ground near Moira in County Down.  He is buried in Belfast (Milltown) Roman Catholic Cemetery

17-Jul

Sqn Ldr

TITLEY, EDWARD GEORGE  (86334)  RAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, JM514 of No 5 (C) OTU, which spun into the ground near Moira in County Down.  He is buried in Northam (St Margaret) Churchyard

17-Jul

LAC

FISHER, HENRY STANLEY  (1074638)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was serving with the Aden Comm Flt at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maala Cemetery

17-Jul

Cpl

HALLIGAN, JOHN THOMAS  (637317)  RAF; age: 37

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

17-Jul

AC1

CARSON, MACDUFF STUART  (648972)  RAF; age: ?

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

18-Jul

Flt Sgt

HALLIDAY, ROBERT HENRY  (R/131077)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL747 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder mission over Sicily.  He is buried in Agira Canadian War Cemetery, Sicily

18-Jul

Sgt

ROZELL, GLEN EDWIN  (R/107240)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL747 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder mission over Sicily.  He is buried in Agira Canadian War Cemetery, Sicily

18-Jul

Sgt

KINCAID, CLIFFORD  (1080458)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL747 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder mission over Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

18-Jul

Flt Sgt

O'HARA, BERNARD ALOYSIUS  (415176)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL747 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder mission over Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

18-Jul

LAC

SHAW, ERNEST  (619485)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Hintok of No 36 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

18-Jul

Fg Off

HOGARTH, RYCHERDE HENRY WILSHERE  (117493)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XII, EN235 of No 41 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Ramrod.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

18-Jul

Flt Sgt

CHADWICK, TOM  (534411)  RAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ731 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Sgt

DEVINE, JOHN EDWARD  (611828)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ731 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Flt Lt

DEWHIRST, JOSEPH ARTHUR  (45953)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ731 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Fg Off

HOLLINSON, KENNETH CHANDLER  (125930)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ731 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Flt Sgt

KEMP, BERNARD GEORGE DFM (652547)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ731 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Fg Off

ROWLAND, GEORGE RICHARD  (127284)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ731 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Fg Off

SNELLING, GEORGE WILLIAM  (132822)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ731 of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

LAC

ANDREW, WILLIAM HENRY  (1043782)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 104 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

18-Jul

Fg Off

FOSTER, RUSSELL BOWYER  (J/13991)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2281 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a balloon cable over Pantelleria.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

18-Jul

Flt Sgt

SPARKE, ROBERT JESSE  (1499783)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2281 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a balloon cable over Pantelleria.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

18-Jul

Sgt

BUTTERY, THOMAS LESLIE  (1214520)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2281 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a balloon cable over Pantelleria.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

18-Jul

Sgt

DOLBY, DOUGLAS J. V.  (906912)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2281 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a balloon cable over Pantelleria.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

18-Jul

Fg Off

BLACKIE, ARCHIE PEARSON  (116907)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JL890 of No 143 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on a convoy off Den Helder.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Fg Off

FARROW, RICHARD NORMAN  (50042)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JL890 of No 143 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on a convoy off Den Helder.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

LAC

GENT, WILLIAM HENRY  (1104569)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was serving with No 159 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

18-Jul

Flt Sgt

DUTTON, ERNEST ALDERSON  (1119282)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM687 of No 204 Sqn, which was lost on a flight to Gibraltar when it was shot down by a long range fighter.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Flt Lt

GOOCH, ANTHONY HORACE NEAVE  (42056)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM687 of No 204 Sqn, which was lost on a flight to Gibraltar when it was shot down by a long range fighter.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Flt Sgt

GREENWOOD, JAMES  (1109435)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM687 of No 204 Sqn, which was lost on a flight to Gibraltar when it was shot down by a long range fighter.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Sgt

GRIFFITHS, DAVID GARETH  (1316486)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM687 of No 204 Sqn, which was lost on a flight to Gibraltar when it was shot down by a long range fighter.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Flt Sgt

LOOMS, ALBERT HORACE  (1190388)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM687 of No 204 Sqn, which was lost on a flight to Gibraltar when it was shot down by a long range fighter.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Plt Off

QUINN, ROBERT JENNINGS  (147229)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM687 of No 204 Sqn, which was lost on a flight to Gibraltar when it was shot down by a long range fighter.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Plt Off

RUNDLE, DOUGLAS CECIL  (J/17131)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM687 of No 204 Sqn, which was lost on a flight to Gibraltar when it was shot down by a long range fighter.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Sgt

THOMPSON, ALFRED  (1528492)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM687 of No 204 Sqn, which was lost on a flight to Gibraltar when it was shot down by a long range fighter.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Sgt

TOZER, ALFRED JOHN  (628949)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, JM687 of No 204 Sqn, which was lost on a flight to Gibraltar when it was shot down by a long range fighter.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Plt Off

STEVENSON, HAROLD CUTHBERT  (149154)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL575 of No 236, which failed to return from a shipping attack off Den Helder.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

18-Jul

Plt Off

KIDD, ERNEST FREDERICK VICTOR  (148792)  RAF; age: 24

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL575 of No 236, which failed to return from a shipping attack off Den Helder.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

18-Jul

Flt Sgt

BRIND, WILLIAM WALTER  (515108)  RAF; age: 30

He was serving with No 257 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Dorchester.  He is buried in Upper Lambourn (St Luke) Churchyard Extension

18-Jul

Fg Off

SLAUGHTER, DONALD JACK  (123857)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ742 of No 410 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on rail targets near Cambrai.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

18-Jul

Plt Off

WOOD, LESLIE ARTHUR  (J/17041)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ742 of No 410 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on rail targets near Cambrai.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

18-Jul

WO

NEIL, GEORGE  (747849)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant, (not AD651?) of No 515 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is presumed to have been shot down by a Fw 190.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Fg Off

WALTERS, GEORGE WILLIAM  (400744)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant, (not AD651?) of No 515 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is presumed to have been shot down by a Fw 190.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Fg Off

TRESEDER, JOHN STEPHEN  (116383)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG568 of No 613 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and Fw 190s during a Lagoon sortie off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Flt Lt

GORE, HUGH  (41577)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG656 of No 613 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and Fw 190s during a Lagoon sortie off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Fg Off

TAVERNER, HENRY GEORGE (J/13722)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM175 of No 613 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s and Fw 190s during a Lagoon sortie off the Dutch coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Flt Sgt

MURRAY, LESLIE  (1376268)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1878 of No 1 AAS, which stalled and crashed at Manby when the port engine failed on take off.  He is buried in Manby (St Mary) Churchyard

18-Jul

Fg Off

ROYDE, MARK REICHER  (139421)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, T1878 of No 1 AAS, which stalled and crashed at Manby when the port engine failed on take off.  He is buried in Manby (St Mary) Churchyard

18-Jul

Fg Off

BUTTON, GORDON WILLIAM FREDERICK  (133770)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA880 'R' of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Fg Off

GOLDRING, JAMES DAVID SPENCER  (133411)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA880 'R' of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Fg Off

HAMILTON, GEORGE CECIL  (115244)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA880 'R' of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Sgt

JARMAN, JOHN ALBERT JAMES  (1721809)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA880 'R' of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Fg Off

LEES, SYDNEY  (131951)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA880 'R' of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Sgt

MILLS, FREDERICK  (1386526)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA880 'R' of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace on an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Sgt

PENFOLD, LEONARD ASSOTT  (1334860)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX284 of No 14 (P) AFU, which dived into ground ¾ mile W of Innes House, near Elgin, Morayshire.  He is buried in Hove Old Cemetery

18-Jul

Sqn Ldr

BRANDON-TRYE, PHILIP  (42792)  RAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK235 of No 1485 Flt, which broke up in the air following structural failure of the wing during a gunnery and fighter affiliation demonstration.  He is buried in Brigg Cemetery

18-Jul

Gp Capt

LOWE, BRIAN EVERARD  ()  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK235 of No 1485 Flt, which broke up in the air following structural failure of the wing during a gunnery and fighter affiliation demonstration.  He is buried in Brigg Cemetery

18-Jul

Wg Cdr

MATHESON, ALISTER WILLIAM STEWART  (29258)  RAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK235 of No 1485 Flt, which broke up in the air following structural failure of the wing during a gunnery and fighter affiliation demonstration.  He is buried in Brigg Cemetery

18-Jul

WO

HEARD, JOHN WILLIAM  (1169045)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK235 of No 1485 Flt, which broke up in the air following structural failure of the wing during a gunnery and fighter affiliation demonstration.  He is buried in Brigg Cemetery

18-Jul

Gp Capt

ODBERT, REGINALD VERE MASSEY  ()  RAF; age: 39

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK235 of No 1485 Flt, which broke up in the air following structural failure of the wing during a gunnery and fighter affiliation demonstration.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

18-Jul

Flt Sgt

BRESLIN, DANIEL DFM (1561437)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK235 of No 1485 Flt, which broke up in the air following structural failure of the wing during a gunnery and fighter affiliation demonstration.  He is buried in Strabane Cemetery

18-Jul

Fg Off

McKELVIE, ROBERT RAMSEY  (112359)  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

18-Jul

Lt

LÖCHEN, RNorAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, DZ495 of No 1655 MTU, which flew into the ground at Turvey in Bedfordshire.  

18-Jul

Capt

STENE, RNorAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, DZ495 of No 1655 MTU, which flew into the ground at Turvey in Bedfordshire.  

18-Jul

Sgt

LEVERTON, DENNIS GEORGE  (1577248)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4947 GP-Z of No 1661 HCU, which probably came down in the Irish Sea during a nigh t navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

18-Jul

Sgt

LOFTUS, THOMAS HENRY  (1600812)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4947 GP-Z of No 1661 HCU, which probably came down in the Irish Sea during a nigh t navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

18-Jul

Sgt

HIRST, CYRIL GORDON  (1320056)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4947 GP-Z of No 1661 HCU, which probably came down in the Irish Sea during a nigh t navigation exercise.  He is buried in Greenford Park Cemetery

18-Jul

Sgt

SAXON, EDWARD  (1127441)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4947 GP-Z of No 1661 HCU, which probably came down in the Irish Sea during a nigh t navigation exercise.  He is buried in Herrington (St Cuthbert) Churchyard

18-Jul

Sgt

HASLAM, WILLIAM LESLIE  (1142302)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4947 GP-Z of No 1661 HCU, which probably came down in the Irish Sea during a nigh t navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Plt Off

PARKINSON, RONALD CHESTERTON  (149958)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4947 GP-Z of No 1661 HCU, which probably came down in the Irish Sea during a nigh t navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jul

Plt Off

DYKES, STANLEY CLARENCE  (137546)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4947 GP-Z of No 1661 HCU, which probably came down in the Irish Sea during a nigh t navigation exercise.  He was cremated at  Birmingham Municipal Crematorium

18-Jul

Corporal

MUCHA, Henryk (P.784479)  PAF; age: 30

He was serving with No 18 OTU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

18-Jul

LAC

LIVERSAGE, LIONEL GUY  (1030726)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was serving with No 236 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

18-Jul

AC1

STONE, HENRY ARTHUR  (1431750)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 315 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

18-Jul

Fg Off

TRELOAR, HARRY ALAN  (C/8503)  RCAF; age: 36

He was serving with No 39 Wing and was killed when his jeep ran into a ditch near Redhill.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

18-Jul

Flt Sgt

MALIN, KENNETH BRAWN  (R/142527)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7380 of No 61 OTU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Tattenhall in Cheshire.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

18-Jul

Sgt

O'CONNELL , JOHN THOMAS  (337124)  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 Bristol.  He is buried in Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery

18-Jul

AC1

HUNTER, DAVID  (1023300)  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 District of St. Andrews, City of Edinburgh.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Liberton) Cemetery

18-Jul

AC1

WATSON, EDWARD  (1490237)  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 Downham.  He is buried in Downham Market Cemetery

18-Jul

Cpl

HENDERSON, PETER DONALD MACVEAN  (1015722)  RAFVR; age: 28

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 Oxford.  He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery

18-Jul

Cpl

HEWITT, STANLEY THOMAS  (627099)  RAF; age: 27

He was serving at West Lake and died in South Africa, cause unknown.  He is buried in Cape Town (Maitland) Cemetery

19-Jul

Plt Off

PEPPER, FREDERICK FOYLE  (149512)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 17 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

19-Jul

Fg Off

BROWN, FRANK THORBURN  (121082)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN966 of No 118 Sqn, which he adandoned off Texel after being hit by flak during a shipping recce but he became entangled in his parachute and drowned.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

19-Jul

Flt Lt

GOSLING, LESLIE CYRIL DFC and Bar (J/9359)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, LZ808 of No 229 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Bf 110s near Mount Etna.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

19-Jul

Sgt

WILLEY, FREDERICK DONALD  (638905)  RAF; age: 23

He was serving with No 274 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

19-Jul

Cdt

COLVER, DEREK ()  ATC; age: 15

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN772 of No 285 Sqn, which broke up in the air over West Bromwich.  

19-Jul

Cdt

DAVIS, ARTHUR R ()  ATC; age: 16

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN772 of No 285 Sqn, which broke up in the air over West Bromwich.  

19-Jul

Flt Sgt

DEAN, RONALD  (937256)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN772 of No 285 Sqn, which broke up in the air over West Bromwich.  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery

19-Jul

Fg Off

BEWICK, JOHN WINSHIP  (124853)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK131 of No 295 Sqn, which disappeared en-route to the UK from North Africa after delivering a glider.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

19-Jul

Sgt

ANCELL, EDWARD ALFRED  (1320257)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK131 of No 295 Sqn, which disappeared en-route to the UK from North Africa after delivering a glider.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jul

Flt Sgt

COWLEY, ROBERT HENRY  (R/143634)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK131 of No 295 Sqn, which disappeared en-route to the UK from North Africa after delivering a glider.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jul

Sgt

SHAW, WILLIAM HERBERT  (1507319)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK131 of No 295 Sqn, which disappeared en-route to the UK from North Africa after delivering a glider.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jul

Sgt

TOMLIN, RUSSELL EDWARD  (1289980)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK131 of No 295 Sqn, which disappeared en-route to the UK from North Africa after delivering a glider.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jul

Flt Sgt

TRAVIS, JOSEPH  (1479623)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK131 of No 295 Sqn, which disappeared en-route to the UK from North Africa after delivering a glider.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jul

Fg Off

TAPPER, HUGH ALBERT  (123690)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was died whilst serving with No 2768 Sqn RAF Regiment, as a result of an operation, possibly in the RAF Hospital, Wroughton.  He is buried in Fleet Cemetery.

19-Jul

Sgt

WILKINSON, DIGBY MOOR  (1495945)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE480 of No 22 OTU, which crashed onto the banks of the River Avon almost immediately after taking off from Wellesbourne Mountford.  He is buried in Greatham Church Cemetery

19-Jul

Fg Off

GROSE, CARL  (J/23517)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE480 of No 22 OTU, which crashed onto the banks of the River Avon almost immediately after taking off from Wellesbourne Mountford.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

19-Jul

Sgt

RICHMOND, KENNETH LYLE  (R/163554)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE480 of No 22 OTU, which crashed onto the banks of the River Avon almost immediately after taking off from Wellesbourne Mountford.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

19-Jul

Sgt

THOROUGOOD, ARDEN ROY  (1238936)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL491 of No 3 GTS, which crashed at Stoke Orchard after hitting a pole whilst low flying.  He is buried in Thornton Garden of Rest

19-Jul

LAC

PASS, JAMES HADFIELD  (1093404)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was serving with No 32 Wing and is presumed to have been killed in action.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

19-Jul

LAC

SMITH, GEORGE  (984117)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 32/38 Wing and is presumed to have been killed in action.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

19-Jul

LAC

LAWTON, FRANK  (1206221)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was serving with No 38 SFTS and died of natural causes.  He is buried in Estevan Cemetery

19-Jul

LAC

SCOTT, LEONARD LEWIS  (1215672)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mariner I, JX101 of No 45 Grp, which sank whilst taxying at Bermuda, possibly due to an insecure hatch.  He is buried in Bermuda Royal Naval Cemetery

19-Jul

Sgt

TWELFTREE, JOHN WILLIAM  (1436774)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP328 of No 61 OTU, which spun into the ground when control was lost during a turn at low altitude.  He is buried in Irthlingborough Cemetery

19-Jul

AC1

PETERS, HERBERT ALEXANDER  (1243490)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP328 of No 61 OTU, which spun into the ground when control was lost during a turn at low altitude.  He was buried inor cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

19-Jul

Cpl

MOORE , CHARLES ROBERT  (R/80313)  RCAF; 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 Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

19-Jul

LAC

WILES, GEORGE ANDREW  (976969)  RAFVR; age: 28

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 Chungkai War Cemetery

19-Jul

Flt Lt

DIXON, ALEC PAUL  (80616)  RAFVR; age: 26

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 Chelsea.  He is buried in Troutbeck (Jesus) Churchyard

19-Jul

AC2

PRIDHAM, FRANK EDWARD JAMES  (1588063)  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 Plymouth.  He is buried in Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery

19-Jul

Sgt

JEPSON, REGINALD ANDREW BOWN  (1575100)  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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery

19-Jul

AC2

EALES, RAYMOND ERNEST  (1875691)  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 Wycombe.  He is buried in Beaconsfield Cemetery, Buckinghamshire

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