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Casualties - 20 - 24 July 1943


20-Jul

AC1

RUSH, WILLIAM JOHN  (906843)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was serving with No 36 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

20-Jul

AC2

EDWARDS, RONALD  (1023159)  RAFVR; age: ?

He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Hintok.  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

20-Jul

Sgt

SMITH, ANDREW WOOD  (537360)  RAF; age: 32

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

20-Jul

Sgt

SMITH, AUSTEN  (1504927)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving with No 144 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

20-Jul

Flt Lt

DEUGO, ROBERT HENRY  (J/15076)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP486 of No 198 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Rhubarb to the Ypres area.  He is buried in Diksmuide Communal Cemetery

20-Jul

Sgt

AITKEN, JAMES BENEDICT  (656651)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA292 of No 454 Sqn, which crashed into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Jul

Sgt

JAQUES, LESLIE JAMES STEWART  (1534425)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA292 of No 454 Sqn, which crashed into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Jul

Sgt

KING, ALAN JAMES  (1237225)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA292 of No 454 Sqn, which crashed into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Jul

Sgt

PLUCK, ROBERT WILLIAM  (1332330)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA292 of No 454 Sqn, which crashed into the sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Jul

LAC

BOWLER, LESLIE EDWIN  (1263587)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 972 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery

20-Jul

Sgt

TANNER, EDWARD FRANCIS  (R/145424)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BG236 of No 15 (P) AFU, which collided with Oxford, HN721 during an instrument training flight.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

20-Jul

Fg Off

JOHNSTONE, DAVID BULGASS LEGGATT  (411930)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BG236 of No 15 (P) AFU, which collided with Oxford, HN721 during an instrument training flight.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

20-Jul

Sgt

ELLIOTT, LEONARD IRVINE  (R/154172)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN721 of No 15 (P) AFU, which collided with BG236 and crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Ramsbury.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

20-Jul

Sgt

HAWORTH, JOHN  (1081225)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4893 of No 1662 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a day navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jul

Sgt

HEAD, DENNIS HAROLD  (1337670)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4893 of No 1662 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a day navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jul

Sgt

LYSAGHT, JOSEPH GEORGE  (1802900)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4893 of No 1662 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a day navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jul

Sgt

McCULLOCH, GEORGE DUFFETT  (1567335)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4893 of No 1662 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a day navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jul

Flt Sgt

NORMAN, ERNEST EDWARD  (412176)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4893 of No 1662 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a day navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jul

Sgt

PEARCE, WILLIAM EDWARD  (1817261)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4893 of No 1662 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a day navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jul

Sgt

RAISBECK, ROBERT  (1558903)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4893 of No 1662 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a day navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jul

AC2

PRICE, REGINALD  (1565306)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 169 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

20-Jul

Sgt

TEE, WILLIAM REGINALD  (656960)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, AZ504 of No 2 FIS, which dived into the ground at  Gowanpark, near Brechin, Angusshire.  He is buried in Lambeth Cemetery

20-Jul

Plt Off

PAPWORTH, WALTER GEOFFREY MACAULEY  (151210)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, BW777 of No 31 OTU, which .  He is buried in Truro (Terrace Hill) Cemetery

20-Jul

Flt Sgt

WARDROBE, ROBERT BRUCE  (412221)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk IIA, FL268 of No 4 ADU, which stalled and crashed in the circuit at Azizia Main.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

20-Jul

LAC

RAE, ALEX  (1163302)  RAFVR; age: 23

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 Khayat Beach War Cemetery

20-Jul

LAC

WILLIAMSON, KENNETH  (1355320)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was serving with the RAF Reg Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Hull.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery

20-Jul

AC1

HAGLEY, JOHN WILLIAM EMMANUEL  (1478980)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Bury.  He is buried in Walmersley (Christ Church) Churchyard

20-Jul

Fg Off

REID, ANDREW CHARLES  (88101)  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 N Ireland?.  He is buried in Coleraine Cemetery

20-Jul

Sqn Ldr

HUNN, RAYMOND THOMAS  (39528)  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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Northchurch (St Mary) New Churchyard

21-Jul

Sgt

CLARK, COLIN EDWARD  (1442849)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ736 of No 23 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

21-Jul

Sqn Ldr

SALUSBURY HUGHES, KENDRICK HERBERT DFC (70597)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ736 of No 23 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

21-Jul

Sgt

BIDGOOD, MAURICE ALFRED  (1319447)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA189 of No 69 Sqn, which came down in the sea during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

21-Jul

Sgt

HAWCROFT, DEREK  (1214522)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA189 of No 69 Sqn, which came down in the sea during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

21-Jul

Sgt

MAGINNIS, ARTHUR JOHN  (1043842)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA189 of No 69 Sqn, which came down in the sea during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

21-Jul

Sgt

MILLBAND, ALAN  (1211834)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA189 of No 69 Sqn, which came down in the sea during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

21-Jul

Flt Sgt

MORRISON, KEITH WILLIAMSON  (404396)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ267 of No 88 Sqn, which died from injuries  sustained on 12 Jul 1943 when his aircraft was brought down during a raid on a power station near Ghent.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

21-Jul

Flt Sgt

GALLANT, BENNETT  (1375797)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8636 of No 89 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Castel Benito.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

21-Jul

WO

SOUTH, EDGAR  (401054)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in captured in 1942, he died from cholera in a POW camp in Thailand. of No 100 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

21-Jul

Flt Lt

RATHIE, PETER DFC (88467)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 155 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

21-Jul

Wg Cdr

BARTON, WALLACE STANLEY  (39484)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG391 of No 295 Sqn, which was lost on a ferry flight from Ras-el-Mas to the UK after delivering a glider to North Africa.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jul

Sgt

BROAD, ROBERT JOHN  (1393530)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG391 of No 295 Sqn, which was lost on a ferry flight from Ras-el-Mas to the UK after delivering a glider to North Africa.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jul

Flt Sgt

McCORMICK, SIDNEY  (1384433)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG391 of No 295 Sqn, which was lost on a ferry flight from Ras-el-Mas to the UK after delivering a glider to North Africa.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jul

Fg Off

MUIRHEAD, PETER THOMSON  (117929)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG391 of No 295 Sqn, which was lost on a ferry flight from Ras-el-Mas to the UK after delivering a glider to North Africa.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jul

Fg Off

OTTWAY, EDWIN HERBERT  (143699)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG391 of No 295 Sqn, which was lost on a ferry flight from Ras-el-Mas to the UK after delivering a glider to North Africa.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jul

Sgt

WAITE, NORMAN RICHARD  (1314051)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG391 of No 295 Sqn, which was lost on a ferry flight from Ras-el-Mas to the UK after delivering a glider to North Africa.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jul

Flt Sgt

WILLIAMS, EDDIE  (1186625)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG391 of No 295 Sqn, which was lost on a ferry flight from Ras-el-Mas to the UK after delivering a glider to North Africa.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

21-Jul

Flt Sgt

BRYAN, GRAHAM HERBERT  (805327)  AuxAF; age: 29

He had been serving with No 605 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

21-Jul

Sgt

DICKINSON, HARRY  (R/157281)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, P1889 of No 11 (P) AFU, which collided with V4222 over Gailey Cross Roads whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

21-Jul

AC1

BEAUMONT, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1141866)  RAFVR; age: 22

He had been serving with No 151 MU when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Hintok, Thailand.  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

21-Jul

AC2

REITH, ALEXANDER  (1179228)  RAFVR; age: ?

He had been serving with No 250 AMES when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

21-Jul

Flt Sgt

WHITTARD, PERCIVAL JAMES  (416238)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE790 of No 3 OADU, which crashed shortly after take-off from Habbaniya on a flight to Karachi.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery

21-Jul

Sgt

HOOK, STANLEY FRANK  (658749)  RAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE790 of No 3 OADU, which crashed shortly after take-off from Habbaniya on a flight to Karachi.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery

21-Jul

Sgt

EARNSHAW, KENNETH CRAIG  (1579031)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE790 of No 3 OADU, which crashed shortly after take-off from Habbaniya on a flight to Karachi.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery

21-Jul

Flt Sgt

CLANCY, HAROLD PAUL  (413825)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE790 of No 3 OADU, which crashed shortly after take-off from Habbaniya on a flight to Karachi.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery

21-Jul

Sgt

HARRISON, FRANK  (413863)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE790 of No 3 OADU, which crashed shortly after take-off from Habbaniya on a flight to Karachi.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery

21-Jul

LAC

HEWITT, HARRY FARISH  (1567822)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, X7194 of No 32 SFTS, which crashed at Moose Jaw.  He is buried in Moose Jaw (Rosedale) Cemetery

21-Jul

Flt Lt

TAYLOR, SYDNEY WILLIAM  (105970)  RAFVR; age: 35

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

21-Jul

AC1

CODLING, FREDERICK JAMES  (1428025)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was serving with No 4344 Flt and was executed by firing squad by sentence of a court martial for murder.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

21-Jul

Flt Sgt

CLEMENS, PHILIP LEONARD  (1314943)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Master I, T8269  of No 5 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground at Broomhall Grange Farm, near Market Drayton, Shropshire.  He is buried in East Budleigh (All Saints) Churchyard

21-Jul

Fg Off

WILCOX, CLAUDE NEIL  (J/9496)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito III, HJ892 of No 60 OTU, which crashed at Cleobury Mortimer in Shropshire.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

21-Jul

Plt Off

BLEAKLEY, DERYK J  (145409)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, 2355 (ex DX459) of No 62 AS, which spun into the ground.  He is buried in Bloemfontein (Hamilton) War Cemetery

21-Jul

Plt Off

ROGERS, GRAHAM  (141888)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, EX110 of No 71 OTU, which flew into high ground near Kasfareet whilst flying at low altitude.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

21-Jul

Cpl

WILLIAMSON, JOHN PERCIVAL  (992776)  RAFVR; age: 28

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

21-Jul

LAC

ARTHUR, JOHN HALL  (817074)  AuxAF; 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 Leswalt, County of Wigtownshire.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Allenvale) Cemetery

21-Jul

ACW1

FIELD, JOYCE  (2132671)  WAAF; 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 Doncaster.  She is buried in Gravesend Cemetery

21-Jul

WO

POCOCK, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (335622)  RAF; 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 Epping.  He is buried in Lambourne (St Mary and All Saints) Churchyard

21-Jul

LAC

COOPER, ROBERT CHISHOLM  (1497774)  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 Nuneaton.  He is buried in Seaham Cemetery

21-Jul

AC2

WHEELER, FREDERICK JOHN OLIVER  (1336753)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

22-Jul

Flt Lt

INNES, ARTHUR CHARLES SYDNEY  (63110)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ726 of No 23 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is buried in Rome War Cemetery

22-Jul

Fg Off

LORD, JOHN MADEN  (130845)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ726 of No 23 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is buried in Rome War Cemetery

22-Jul

Fg Off

WOODHEAD, ERNEST SAMUEL  (127108)  RAF; age: 27

He possibly died from injuries sustained when Wellington X, HE542 of No 37 Sqn burst into flames on the ground at Kairouan/Temar.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

22-Jul

Flt Sgt

BUCKLEY, BAYNE  (R/136372)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ353 of No 142 Sqn, which was brought down by enemy action near Naples on a raid to Capodichino.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

22-Jul

Flt Sgt

BILSBY, RALPH TRENHAM  (415222)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ353 of No 142 Sqn, which was brought down by enemy action near Naples on a raid to Capodichino.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

22-Jul

Flt Sgt

LAIRD, THOMAS PATERSON  (415337)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ353 of No 142 Sqn, which was brought down by enemy action near Naples on a raid to Capodichino.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

22-Jul

Flt Sgt

POTTS, LINDSAY GORDON  (412701)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ353 of No 142 Sqn, which was brought down by enemy action near Naples on a raid to Capodichino.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

22-Jul

Sgt

SCOTT, JOHN  (1367183)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ353 of No 142 Sqn, which was brought down by enemy action near Naples on a raid to Capodichino.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

22-Jul

AC1

SARGINSON, JOHN GEORGE  (1053546)  RAFVR; age: 28

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

22-Jul

Fg Off

VAUGHAN, JOHN MICHAEL  (117305)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM239 of No 239 Sqn, which failed to return from a Popular sortie to the Ypres area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jul

Fg Off

DAMSELL, WALTER ANTHONY  (133356)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AP183 of No 239 Sqn, which failed to return from a Popular sortie to the Ypres area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jul

Sgt

McLELLAN, ROSS CAMPBELL  (R/126941)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE334 of No 420 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Capodichino.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

22-Jul

Fg Off

WALTON, LLOYD HENRY  (J/21545)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE334 of No 420 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Capodichino.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

22-Jul

Fg Off

EAST, RONALD CLARK  (J/8202)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE334 of No 420 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Capodichino.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

22-Jul

Fg Off

McCUTCHEON, ERNEST BORDEN  (J/21030)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE334 of No 420 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Capodichino.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

22-Jul

Fg Off

MELROSE, JAMES ADAM WEATHERBEE  (J/10046)  RCAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE334 of No 420 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Capodichino.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

22-Jul

Sgt

KINGSTON, FREDERICK CHARLES  (1384540)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ594 'R' of No 458 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a shipping recce off Corsica.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

22-Jul

Sgt

WILKINSON, RONALD  (1239994)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ594 'R' of No 458 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a shipping recce off Corsica.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

22-Jul

Fg Off

BARKER, GERALD LOUIS  (J/20378)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ594 'R' of No 458 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a shipping recce off Corsica.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

22-Jul

Sgt

HILL, LAWRENCE SIDNEY  (1332496)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ594 'R' of No 458 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a shipping recce off Corsica.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

22-Jul

Sgt

JOHNSON, LESLIE HERBERT  (1333888)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ594 'R' of No 458 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a shipping recce off Corsica.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

22-Jul

Flt Sgt

KIPPENBERGER, IVAN  (413429)  RNZAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ594 'R' of No 458 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a shipping recce off Corsica.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

22-Jul

Fg Off

KYLE, JOHN  (132156)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, EN428 of No 682 Sqn, which stalled on an overshoot at La Marsa.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

22-Jul

Sgt

HARRIS, ROBERT EVAN  (133712)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KX565 of No 1 SLAIS, which flew into the ground at Mousen Barns Farm, south of Belford, Northumberland.  He is buried in West Drayton Cemetery

22-Jul

Fg Off

RUTHERFORD, ROBERT HENRY  (133718)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7586 'C' of No 1657 HCU, which crashed at Stradishall whilst attempting a go-round on three engines.  He is buried in Bangor Cemetery

22-Jul

Sgt

KINGS, RICHARD GEORGE  (1185185)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7586 'C' of No 1657 HCU, which crashed at Stradishall whilst attempting a go-round on three engines.  He is buried in Ettington (Holy Trinity and St Thomas of Canterbury) Churchyard

22-Jul

Flt Sgt

MURDOCK, RAYMOND HENRY  (R/128432)  RCAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7586 'C' of No 1657 HCU, which crashed at Stradishall whilst attempting a go-round on three engines.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery

22-Jul

Flt Sgt

SAKER, ERNEST HENRY BENJAMIN  (425224)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7586 'C' of No 1657 HCU, which crashed at Stradishall whilst attempting a go-round on three engines.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery

22-Jul

Plt Off

SELLARS, LEONARD GERRARD  (409454)  RAAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7586 'C' of No 1657 HCU, which crashed at Stradishall whilst attempting a go-round on three engines.  He is buried in Haverhill Cemetery

22-Jul

Sgt

WIX, GEORGE FRANK ALBERT  (1804500)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7586 'C' of No 1657 HCU, which crashed at Stradishall whilst attempting a go-round on three engines.  He was buried in/or cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

22-Jul

Sgt

CAMPBELL, JOHN ARCHIBALD  (1690312)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7586 'C' of No 1657 HCU, which crashed at Stradishall whilst attempting a go-round on three engines.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

22-Jul

Plt Off

DAVIS, PETER WILLIAM  (134732)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, T4787 of No 2 (C) OTU, which disappeard on a training flight and is presumed to have crashed in the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jul

Fg Off

SEYMOUR, CHARLES HENRY  (138056)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, T4787 of No 2 (C) OTU, which disappeard on a training flight and is presumed to have crashed in the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jul

Sgt

BOCK, ALLAN JAMES HENRY  (408418)  RAAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ963 of No 27 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise and is presumed to have come down in the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jul

Flt Sgt

CLAYTON, THOMAS JAMES  (1126817)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ963 of No 27 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise and is presumed to have come down in the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jul

Flt Sgt

LINTON, NORMAN ROYCE  (410605)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ963 of No 27 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise and is presumed to have come down in the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jul

Flt Sgt

MACK, ARTHUR CYRIL  (1183352)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ963 of No 27 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise and is presumed to have come down in the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jul

Sgt

RICHARDSON, HAROLD JAMES  (410382)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ963 of No 27 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise and is presumed to have come down in the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jul

Flt Lt

LOGAN, KENNETH WILLIAM INNES  (89189)  RAF; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD907 of No 5 METS, which crashed on take-off.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

22-Jul

Plt Off

COOPER, RONALD HYDE  (144086)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD907 of No 5 METS, which crashed on take-off.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

22-Jul

Flt Sgt

FRANCIS, LEONARD MALVERN DELBRIDGE  (407045)  RAAF; age: 37

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD907 of No 5 METS, which crashed on take-off.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

22-Jul

Flt Lt

RIDGWAY, KEITH HALCOT  (407771)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD907 of No 5 METS, which crashed on take-off.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

22-Jul

Sqn Ldr

LEWTHWAITE, GILFRED MCIVER  (61304)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort II, DD907 of No 5 METS, which crashed on take-off.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

22-Jul

Flt Lt

PAGE, JACK FRANCIS  (104497)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying Oxford II, X7254 of No 6 (P) AFU, which collided with N4834 and crashed at Heythrop Park, Over Norton, Chipping Norton.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard

22-Jul

Sgt

HOPE, PETER ROSSE  (1338924)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, X7254 of No 6 (P) AFU, which collided with N4834 and crashed at Heythrop Park, Over Norton, Chipping Norton.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard

22-Jul

WO

WALMSLEY, BRIAN COCHRANE  (968165)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, N4834 of No 6 (P) AFU, which collided with X7254 and crashed at Heythrop Park, Over Norton, Chipping Norton.  He is buried in Prestatyn (Coed Bell) Cemetery

22-Jul

Sgt

POWELL, JOHN STANLEY  (1317455)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5130 of No 9 (C) OTU, which crashed on the approach to Crosby.  He is buried in Newport (Christchurch) Cemetery

22-Jul

LAC

WIRE, BENJAMIN LLOYD  (931153)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

22-Jul

WO

QUINN, JAMES  (551405)  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 Grantham.  He is buried in Airdrie (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

23-Jul

LAC

HERON, STEPHEN  (1447899)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 32 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

23-Jul

Sgt

COSTLEY, HARRY ERNEST  (1388762)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 56 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Jul

Sgt

PASKELL, REGINALD DERRICK FRANK  (1463844)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 56 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Jul

Flt Sgt

JACOBS, GEORGE JASON  (657506)  RAF; age: 31

He was serving with No 70 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

23-Jul

Flt Sgt

IMRIE, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1382281)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, KW935 'A' of No 94 Sqn, which force-landed in Crete after being hit by flak.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23-Jul

Sgt

HALSON, LEONARD THOMAS  (1310823)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, (not W5525?) of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Jul

Flt Sgt

HARPER, GERALD  (995331)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, (not W5525?) of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Jul

Flt Sgt

HARTLEY, PAUL HEY  (1016744)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, (not W5525?) of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Jul

Flt Sgt

HOLMES, PETER  (1254915)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, (not W5525?) of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Jul

Fg Off

LEES, ERIC THOMAS DAVID  (116209)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, (not W5525?) of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Jul

Sgt

SPEDDING, STANLEY  (1041728)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, (not W5525?) of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Jul

Fg Off

LE MARE, JOHN DAVID  (J/9643)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, HW538 of No 123 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep over Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23-Jul

Sgt

HORSLEY, DAVID ALEXANDER  (1270760)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HW372 of No 134 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep over Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

23-Jul

Fg Off

ANDERSON, SIDNEY WILFRED  (131011)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM400 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on a convoy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Jul

Fg Off

FULTON, ROBERT WILLIAM  (J/21233)  RCAF; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM400 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on a convoy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Jul

Plt Off

LAVALLEE, LOUIS MAX  (J/18759)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK119 MA-U of No 161 Sqn, which crashed in the dropping zone on a SOE sortie to the St Sauvier area of France.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

23-Jul

Plt Off

HIGNELL, GORDON KIRBY  (J/16808)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP426 'Q' of No 197 Sqn, which was lost on a Rhubarb to the Yvetot-Aumale area.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

23-Jul

AC1

WILSON, JOHN REID  (1120873)  RAFVR; age: 23

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

23-Jul

WO

BAYLY, FRANCIS PAUL  (407402)  RAAF; age: 27

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA224 or Baltimore IV, FA390 or FA409 or FA247 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Crete/was shot down by flak over Kastelli and ditched off Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery

23-Jul

Fg Off

BETTERIDGE, ARTHUR FREDERICK  (400772)  RAAF; age: 27

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA224 or Baltimore IV, FA390 or FA409 or FA247 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Crete/was shot down by flak over Kastelli and ditched off Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery

23-Jul

WO

GILES, DONALD BRUCE  (407498)  RAAF; age: 26

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA224 or Baltimore IV, FA390 or FA409 or FA247 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Crete/was shot down by flak over Kastelli and ditched off Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery

23-Jul

WO

GODDARD, JOHN ENDACOTT  (406692)  RAAF; age: 28

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA224 or Baltimore IV, FA390 or FA409 or FA247 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Crete/was shot down by flak over Kastelli and ditched off Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery

23-Jul

WO

MOON, LOUIS WILLIS  (401011)  RAAF; age: 25

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA224 or Baltimore IV, FA390 or FA409 or FA247 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Crete/was shot down by flak over Kastelli and ditched off Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery

23-Jul

WO

WEDGWOOD, KEITH STEWART  (401260)  RAAF; age: 28

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA224 or Baltimore IV, FA390 or FA409 or FA247 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Crete/was shot down by flak over Kastelli and ditched off Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery

23-Jul

Plt Off

BLOMLEY, LIONEL DOUGLAS  (141732)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA224 or Baltimore IV, FA390 or FA409 or FA247 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Crete/was shot down by flak over Kastelli and ditched off Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Jul

Flt Sgt

BAKER, EDGAR FRANCIS  (403249)  RAAF; age: 26

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA224 or Baltimore IV, FA390 or FA409 or FA247 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Crete/was shot down by flak over Kastelli and ditched off Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Jul

Fg Off

COX, CHRISTOPHER FREDERICK  (407493)  RAAF; age: 28

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA224 or Baltimore IV, FA390 or FA409 or FA247 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Crete/was shot down by flak over Kastelli and ditched off Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Jul

Plt Off

FLETCHER, JOHN  (401188)  RAAF; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA224 or Baltimore IV, FA390 or FA409 or FA247 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Crete/was shot down by flak over Kastelli and ditched off Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Jul

WO

HARNETT, GEOFFREY WILLIAM  (400987)  RAAF; age: 26

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA224 or Baltimore IV, FA390 or FA409 or FA247 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Crete/was shot down by flak over Kastelli and ditched off Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Jul

WO

HARRIS, RONALD OSWALD  (401624)  RAAF; age: 28

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA224 or Baltimore IV, FA390 or FA409 or FA247 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Crete/was shot down by flak over Kastelli and ditched off Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Jul

Plt Off

REILLY, BERESFORD STANLEY  (401583)  RAAF; age: 28

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA224 or Baltimore IV, FA390 or FA409 or FA247 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Crete/was shot down by flak over Kastelli and ditched off Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Jul

Fg Off

RICH, JOHN FREDERICK  (400998)  RAAF; age: 27

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IIIA, FA224 or Baltimore IV, FA390 or FA409 or FA247 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Crete/was shot down by flak over Kastelli and ditched off Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete/failed to return from a raid on Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Jul

AC2

DAVIES, JOYDA HOWELL  (1409059)  RAFVR; age: 22

He had been serving with No 605 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Hintok.  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

23-Jul

Flt Lt

NIEMEYER, THEODOR MERVYN  (70502)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FK756 of No 10 MU, which crashed at Tarlton Farm whilst on approach to Kemble.  He is buried in Sapperton New Churchyard

23-Jul

Plt Off

TRIBBECK, ARTHUR ERNEST  (145861)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1293 of No 1404 Flt, which crashed near St Mawgan in bad weather during a meteorological recce flight.  He is buried in Newport (St Woolos) Cemetery

23-Jul

Flt Sgt

WRIGHT, ARTHUR THOMAS  (1068109)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1293 of No 1404 Flt, which crashed near St Mawgan in bad weather during a meteorological recce flight.  He is buried in Newport (St Woolos) Cemetery

23-Jul

Flt Sgt

HALL, BASIL PURCHON  (1059601)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1293 of No 1404 Flt, which crashed near St Mawgan in bad weather during a meteorological recce flight.  He is buried in Stand Unitarian Chapelyard

23-Jul

Sgt

PRIVETT, CHARLES WILLIAM  (1194381)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1293 of No 1404 Flt, which crashed near St Mawgan in bad weather during a meteorological recce flight.  He is buried in Winchester (West Hill) Old Cemetery

23-Jul

Flt Sgt

BRYSON, HUGH DOUGLAS  (1344005)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6498 of No 15 EFTS, which crashed during aerobatics near West Linton in Cumberland.  He is buried in Rutherglen Cemetery

23-Jul

Cpl

SALTS, REGINALD JOHN  (575325)  RAF; age: 20

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

23-Jul

LAC

CLAYTON, JAMES HENRY  (1603440)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, 2385 (ex DX597) of No 2 AS, which crashed from a stall turn at low level.  He is buried in Randfontein Cemetery

23-Jul

AC1

BRAZIER, HAROLD VIVIAN  (1650182)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was serving with No 2 FRD at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

23-Jul

Sgt

BULL, WALTER CHARLES  (1375194)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9167 FB-O of No 24 OTU, which flew into high ground near Stratford upon Avon during a high level bombing practice on the Idlicote ranges.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

23-Jul

Fg Off

SHALLESS, ALAN MERRIS  (409951)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9167 FB-O of No 24 OTU, which flew into high ground near Stratford upon Avon during a high level bombing practice on the Idlicote ranges.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

23-Jul

Plt Off

SMITH, GEORGE HENRY IVOR  (151332)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9167 FB-O of No 24 OTU, which flew into high ground near Stratford upon Avon during a high level bombing practice on the Idlicote ranges.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

23-Jul

Sgt

LILLYMAN, BERNARD  (1387539)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9167 FB-O of No 24 OTU, which flew into high ground near Stratford upon Avon during a high level bombing practice on the Idlicote ranges.  He is buried in Potters Bar (St Mary) Church Cemetery

23-Jul

Sgt

CARTER, STEPHEN HODGE  (1545420)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9167 FB-O of No 24 OTU, which flew into high ground near Stratford upon Avon during a high level bombing practice on the Idlicote ranges.  He is buried in Sunderland (Mere Knolls) Cemetery

23-Jul

Cpl

GANT, JAMES  (573605)  RAF; age: ?

He had been serving with No 266 MU when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Hintok.  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

23-Jul

LAC

DENNIS, ERNEST ARTHUR  (1505810)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was serving with No 4411 Flt at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

23-Jul

LAC

TALBOT, ALAN RONALD  (1545529)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 4411 Flt at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Jul

Sgt

EAGLEN, REGINALD DOUGLAS  (1027840)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, JM451 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed near Swatragh in Northern Ireland during a daylight training exercise.  He is buried in Eglantine Church of Ireland Cemetery

23-Jul

Fg Off

ASPINALL, MAURICE JOHN WILLIAM  (J/14046)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, JM451 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed near Swatragh in Northern Ireland during a daylight training exercise.  He is buried in Eglantine Church of Ireland Cemetery

23-Jul

Flt Sgt

POTTER, ALAN GILBERT  (417302)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, JM451 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed near Swatragh in Northern Ireland during a daylight training exercise.  He is buried in Eglantine Church of Ireland Cemetery

23-Jul

Sgt

BUTTLE, ERIC CHARLES  (1207235)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, JM451 of No 5 (C) OTU, which crashed near Swatragh in Northern Ireland during a daylight training exercise.  He is buried in Southampton (South Stoneham) Cemetery

23-Jul

Cpl

HANDY, WILLIAM  (331808)  RAF; age: 43

He was serving with No 505 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

23-Jul

Sgt

McKENZIE, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1525454)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed when he walked into the propeller of Wellington X, HE305 of No 6 (C) OTU.  He is buried in Powerscourt (St Patrick) Church of Ireland Churchyard

23-Jul

Sgt

CLARKE, JOHN MICHAEL ALEXANDER  (1385748)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP327 of No 73 OTU, which spun into the ground at Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

23-Jul

AC1

CULLERN, REGINALD HERBERT  (1084803)  RAFVR; age: 30

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

24-Jul

LAC

LUNN, GEORGE WILLIAM  (539567)  RAF; age: ?

He had been serving with No 27 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

24-Jul

LAC

BROWN, HERBERT DOUGLAS  (1456752)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was serving as a Fitter II with No 53 Sqn, and was killed by an on-coming train at Bedhampton Station in Hampshire.  He is buried in Hernhill (St Michael) Churchyard

24-Jul

LAC

CROPPER, RICHARD STEPHEN  (1073138)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst serving with No 73 Sqn and was killed in an accident with a fuel bowser.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

24-Jul

Flt Sgt

BUXTON, JOHN WILLIAM  (1078022)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP514 of No 172 Sqn, which was shot down by the U-boat it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

Flt Sgt

HARROP, LESLIE  (1065745)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP514 of No 172 Sqn, which was shot down by the U-boat it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

Fg Off

JENNINGS, WILLIAM THOMAS HENRY  (116788)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP514 of No 172 Sqn, which was shot down by the U-boat it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

Fg Off

JOHNSTON, JOHN  (137113)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP514 of No 172 Sqn, which was shot down by the U-boat it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

Fg Off

McCORMICK, JOHN GIBNEY  (J/9690)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP514 of No 172 Sqn, which was shot down by the U-boat it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

Cpl

NEWHOUSE, JAMES  (968523)  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

24-Jul

Flt Sgt

CONNELL, GEOFFREY MAURICE  (420377)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA856 of No 295 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Hurn following an engine failure.  He is buried in Christchurch Cemetery

24-Jul

Flt Sgt

PAYNE, THOMAS HAROLD  (413418)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA856 of No 295 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Hurn following an engine failure.  He is buried in Christchurch Cemetery

24-Jul

Sqn Ldr

KERR, JOHN NOEL WILMOT  (43101)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA856 of No 295 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Hurn following an engine failure.  He is buried in Littleham (SS Margaret and Andrew) Churchyard

24-Jul

Flt Sgt

BARLOW, REGINALD NEWMAN  (R/100983)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF461 of No 420 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to San Giovanni.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

24-Jul

Fg Off

BELLINGHAM, ADAM SIDNEY  (J/8657)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF461 of No 420 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to San Giovanni.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

24-Jul

Fg Off

COULSON, ROBERT FREDERICK  (J/9324)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF461 of No 420 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to San Giovanni.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

24-Jul

Flt Sgt

HARRISON, STEWART  (R/4196)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF461 of No 420 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to San Giovanni.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

24-Jul

Flt Sgt

HOPPING, ARTHUR STANLEY  (R/115081)  RCAF; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF461 of No 420 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to San Giovanni.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

24-Jul

Flt Lt

BURTON-FANNING, RALPH  (83515)  RAFVR; age: 42

He was serving with No 164 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

24-Jul

Flt Sgt

TINGLE, CYRIL BRYNMORE  (1654833)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB285 GV-Q of No 1652 HCU, which crashed into the sewerage works at Spofforth in Yorkshire following an engine fire and failure of the rudder mechanism.  He is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery

24-Jul

Sgt

BYRNE, EDWARD LESLIE  (1388520)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB285 GV-Q of No 1652 HCU, which crashed into the sewerage works at Spofforth in Yorkshire following an engine fire and failure of the rudder mechanism.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex

24-Jul

Sgt

WEIR, JOHN ALEXANDER MACLEAN  (982527)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB285 GV-Q of No 1652 HCU, which crashed into the sewerage works at Spofforth in Yorkshire following an engine fire and failure of the rudder mechanism.  He is buried in Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery

24-Jul

WO II

DUCLOS, JOSEPH JEAN  (R/8009A)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB285 GV-Q of No 1652 HCU, which crashed into the sewerage works at Spofforth in Yorkshire following an engine fire and failure of the rudder mechanism.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

24-Jul

Sgt

NOWELL, COLIN WILLIAM  (1223860)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB285 GV-Q of No 1652 HCU, which crashed into the sewerage works at Spofforth in Yorkshire following an engine fire and failure of the rudder mechanism.  He is buried in Sutton-in-Ashfield Cemetery

24-Jul

Sgt

RICHARDSON, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1443062)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB285 GV-Q of No 1652 HCU, which crashed into the sewerage works at Spofforth in Yorkshire following an engine fire and failure of the rudder mechanism.  He is buried in Uttoxeter Cemetery

24-Jul

Sgt

EDWARDS, KENNETH  (1577779)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE730 of No 18 OTU, which probably came down in the Bristol Channel during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Coalville (Hugglescote) Cemetery

24-Jul

Sgt

CLEAVER, NORMAN CLAUDE  (574703)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE730 of No 18 OTU, which probably came down in the Bristol Channel during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

Sgt

PALMER, GEORGE EDWARD  (1319822)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE730 of No 18 OTU, which probably came down in the Bristol Channel during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

Sgt

STROUD, DOUGLAS EDWARD HENRY  (1311955)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE730 of No 18 OTU, which probably came down in the Bristol Channel during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

Sgt

THORNE, WILLIAM JAMES  (1315558)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE730 of No 18 OTU, which probably came down in the Bristol Channel during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Jul

Cpl

BROWN, DONALD JAMES  (1250638)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was serving with No 2 FRD at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

24-Jul

Sgt

GOODALL, RICHARD ANTHONY  (1322155)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ787 of No 301 FTU, which crashed near Churchstoke in Montgomeryshire.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

24-Jul

Fg Off

EYRE, THOMAS GEOFFREY  (122484)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ787 of No 301 FTU, which crashed near Churchstoke in Montgomeryshire.  He is buried in Grappenhall (St Wilfrid) Churchyard

24-Jul

Sgt

RANDLETT, PAUL  (1393710)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk I, AK583 of No 73 OTU, which spun into the ground near Abu Sueir during a training flight.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

24-Jul

Cpl

UPSHER, STANLEY HAROLD HORATIO  (1156110)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was serving as a DAPM at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery

24-Jul

AC1

HOYLAND, STANLEY  (1535698)  RAFVR; age: 29

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

24-Jul

LAC

CARTMALE, ALBERT  (1502038)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

24-Jul

LAC

HUNT, JOHN TREVOR  (1276616)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Derby.  He is buried in Denby (St Mary) Churchyard

24-Jul

Cpl

HAYTER, MARGARET FRANCES  (2069687)  WAAF; age: 20

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

24-Jul

AC2

HALL, DENNIS GEORGE  (1638838)  RAFVR; age: 41

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 St Asaph.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

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