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Casualties - 25 - 26 July 1943


25-Jul

LAC

HILTON, NORMAN  (1535971)  RAFVR; age: 21

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

25-Jul

Sgt

COUSIN, HARRY  (1352306)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR940 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

FLEMING, RONALD ARTHUR  (1335053)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR940 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

FORD, DOUGLAS COURTNEY  (1218711)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR940 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

LIVERMORE, REGINALD ERNEST  (1028329)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR940 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

McLAUGHLIN, THOMAS  (657589)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR940 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

MURRAY, WILLIAM JOHN  (657378)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR940 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

WALSH, BERNARD THOMAS  (1691368)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR940 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

COTTRELL, DONALD WILLIAM FOULKES  (1395257)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA305 of No 55 Sqn, which blew up over Novara after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

25-Jul

Fg Off

BUCHANAN, COLIN HUGH  (133488)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA305 of No 55 Sqn, which blew up over Novara after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

25-Jul

Plt Off

WOTHERSPOON, JOHN HAMILTON  (133838)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA305 of No 55 Sqn, which blew up over Novara after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

25-Jul

Fg Off

DERRICK, ALBERT JAMES  (120900)  RAF; age: 26

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA305 of No 55 Sqn, which blew up over Novara after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

25-Jul

Sgt

NORRINGTON, HAROLD SIDNEY  (646162)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE890 AA-L of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Neumunster during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

GARVIN, WILLIAM HENRY  (1077126)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE890 AA-L of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Neumunster during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

WO

NICOL, HENRY  (657425)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE890 AA-L of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Neumunster during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Sgt

RADFORD, CHARLES EDWARD  (1437419)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE890 AA-L of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Neumunster during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Fg Off

SUCH, GEORGE G.  (127923)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK187 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

JACKSON, FREDERICK JOHN  (1291366)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK187 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

BELL, DEREK REGINALD  (1334843)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK187 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Sgt

COWELL, ROY  (938828)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK187 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Sgt

McMACKIN, FRANCIS EDWARD  (1344489)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK187 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Sgt

MORRIS, HAROLD ALEXANDRA  (1393640)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK187 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Sgt

NELSON, HARRY  (1210274)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK187 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Fg Off

ROSS, ROBERT CRAIG  (127015)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK187 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

COWIN, THOMAS LEWIS  (41218)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD316 DY-X of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Lt

BAKEWELL, TOM  (119887)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD316 DY-X of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

EDWARDS, FREDERICK JOHN  (509879)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD316 DY-X of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Fg Off

HILL, DAVID  (130564)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD316 DY-X of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

PAGE, JOHN HENRY  (1280548)  RAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD316 DY-X of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

SWINTON, JOHN  (967340)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD316 DY-X of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

WOOD, ALBERT LEONARD  (R/105398)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD316 DY-X of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

WITCHLOW, GEORGE CHARLES  (1269601)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED389 PM-J2 of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

CAMERON, DAVID IAN  (1320110)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED389 PM-J2 of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

COUCH, JOHN EDMUND  (R/105693)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED389 PM-J2 of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

25-Jul

WO

HARDMAN, GORDON EDMUND BERNARD  (1394564)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED389 PM-J2 of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

RADBOURN, BERTRAM GEORGE  (1313369)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED389 PM-J2 of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

WILLIAMS, DAVID DENNIS  (576733)  RAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED389 PM-J2 of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

McLELLAN, WILLIAM WHITELAW  (1558044)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED389 PM-J2 of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter over the North Sea during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Sgt

WITTS, THOMAS EDWARD  (1575633)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED878 PM-V of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter off the Frisian Islands during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

BROADMORE, ALFRED GEORGE  (1212129)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED878 PM-V of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter off the Frisian Islands during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Kirkeby Churchyard

25-Jul

Sgt

BAILEY, GEORGE IRVINE  (1236325)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED878 PM-V of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter off the Frisian Islands during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Sgt

HAMILTON, JAMES CRANE  (1368785)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED878 PM-V of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter off the Frisian Islands during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Sgt

KILNER, CHARLES FREDERICK  (1461557)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED878 PM-V of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter off the Frisian Islands during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

WO

O'HANLON, FELIX FRANCIS  (657662)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED878 PM-V of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter off the Frisian Islands during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Sgt

PERRY, ROBERT LEONARD  (1315441)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED878 PM-V of No 103 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by a night fighter off the Frisian Islands during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Sgt

FLETCHER, STANLEY GEORGE  (1255237)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA866 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Sgt

LODGE, MAURICE ALBERT  (940414)  RAFVR; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA866 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Fg Off

MACHIN, LEONARD WILLIAM  (134567)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA866 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

MAY, RUSSELL EDWARD  (R/112710)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA866 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

MOORE, ROBERT ARTHUR  (1383811)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA866 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Sgt

RAPHAEL, VICTOR EDWARD RICHARD  (656896)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA866 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Sgt

WHALEN, LEONARD  (1226975)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA866 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Fg Off

MARSHALL, REGINALD ARTHUR  (413226)  RNZAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JL245 of No 152 Sqn, which was shot down during a sweep over Cape Milazzo in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

25-Jul

Sgt

ALDRIDGE, THOMAS  (R/177535)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR941 NP-A of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schleswig during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

BOLAM, WARWICK HALL  (1450623)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR941 NP-A of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schleswig during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

FRANCIS, THOMAS HARRY GRINSTEAD  (1339184)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR941 NP-A of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schleswig during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

HOWITT, ERIC JOHN  (1105929)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR941 NP-A of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schleswig during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

KNIGHT, FRANK CHARLES RICHARD  (1393510)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR941 NP-A of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schleswig during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

MOODY, PETER MICHAEL BERNARD  (1398344)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR941 NP-A of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schleswig during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

WILSON, JOHN GORDON  (417300)  RNZAF; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR941 NP-A of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schleswig during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

BROWN, WILLIAM  (409288)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, AR609 'C' of No 165 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190 near Ostend during Ramrod 156.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

25-Jul

S Lt

IMBERT, A FFAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EE603 'M' of No 165 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190 near Ostend during Ramrod 154.  

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

CURRY, JOHN HENRY  (1335808)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EP555 'E' of No 165 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190 near Ostend during Ramrod 155.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Plt Off

ASHPLANT, GEORGE  (148442)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ314 AS-P of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Buchholz during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

JEFFERY, ALBERT EDGAR  (1319892)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ314 AS-P of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Buchholz during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

LAND, CYRIL ARTHUR  (1392263)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ314 AS-P of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Buchholz during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

25-Jul

Plt Off

REID, HENRY JAMES ARTHUR  (149302)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ314 AS-P of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Buchholz during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

WELLS, ALEXANDER GEORGE  (1286485)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ314 AS-P of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Buchholz during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

BARNES, WILLIAM  (1266491)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE902 BU-P of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Barchel during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Plt Off

BELSHAW, RICHARD WATT  (147743)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE902 BU-P of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Barchel during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

GIBB, GEORGE LEASH  (1559476)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE902 BU-P of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Barchel during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

MORRIS, LESLIE FRANCIS  (414887)  RNZAF; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE902 BU-P of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Barchel during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

SOWERBY, LESLIE THOMAS  (637314)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE902 BU-P of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Barchel during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

CROWE, EDWARD JAMES  (1206970)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE902 BU-P of No 214 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Barchel during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

BEAVIS, HUGH WALTER  (417003)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF567 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Einfeld during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Lt

BIRBECK, JOHN LANCELOT  (116801)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF567 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Einfeld during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

25-Jul

Plt Off

BRIGHTON, WILLIAM JOB  (147921)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF567 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Einfeld during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

25-Jul

Plt Off

FAIRGRIEVE, THOMAS DARLING  (51686)  RAF; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF567 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Einfeld during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

HOWAT, ADAM BLACK SEATON  (979354)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF567 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Einfeld during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

25-Jul

Wg Cdr

SAVILLE, DONALD TEALE  (74738)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF567 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Einfeld during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Lt

STANLEY, THOMAS ALBERT  (113849)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF567 HA-P of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Einfeld during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

MARTIN, JACK  (1082119)  RAFVR; age: 21

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 Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

25-Jul

WO II

KETTLEY, CLIFFORD JOHN VOSPER  (R/97604)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR864 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Ten Boer Protestant Cemetery

25-Jul

Fg Off

McCRACKEN, ALEXANDER PURVES  (J/14192)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR864 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Ten Boer Protestant Cemetery

25-Jul

Plt Off

SMYTH, MICHAEL SYDNEY  (J/18088)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR864 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Ten Boer Protestant Cemetery

25-Jul

Fg Off

TOMCZAK, MARCEL EMMETT  (J/21899)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR864 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Ten Boer Protestant Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

WHITE, EDWARD KENNETH EDDIE  (R/150887)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR864 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Ten Boer Protestant Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

WOOD, ALBERT JOSEPH  (641465)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR864 LQ-M of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Ten Boer Protestant Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

HAY, HUGH  (1346965)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ822 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder sortie to Twente.  He is buried in Haarlemmermeer (Hoofddorp) General Cemetery

25-Jul

Fg Off

SEYMOUR, JOHN LAWRENCE  (130840)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ822 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder sortie to Twente.  He is buried in Haarlemmermeer (Hoofddorp) General Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

ACHESON, JOHN MCFARLAND  (1065899)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4987 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Cuxhaven during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

ASHLEY, AUBREY GEORGE  (413522)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4987 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Cuxhaven during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

FORSYTH, FRANCIS SMITH  (414293)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4987 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Cuxhaven during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

JOYCE, JAMES VIVIAN  (1334423)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4987 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Cuxhaven during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

METCALFE, DENNIS WILLIAM  (1416068)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4987 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Cuxhaven during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

PERRON, ANTOINE JOSEPH ELPHEGE  (R/86190)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4987 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Cuxhaven during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

TAYLOR, FREDERICK CECIL  (412860)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W4987 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Cuxhaven during the first raid of 'Operation Gomorrah' against Hamburg.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

DARBY, NORMAN  (1401887)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5272 of No 1 (O) AFU, which is assumed to have ditched off Stranraer.  He is buried in Coleford Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

DEXTER, RICHARD ERIC  (1323160)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5272 of No 1 (O) AFU, which is assumed to have ditched off Stranraer.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

MORRIS, HERBERT JUNIOR  (R/109537)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5272 of No 1 (O) AFU, which is assumed to have ditched off Stranraer.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

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PHILLIPS, LEONARD GEORGE  (151364)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5272 of No 1 (O) AFU, which is assumed to have ditched off Stranraer.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

Plt Off

AGAR, ANTHONY  (155751)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was probably killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP380 of No 1 AGS, which collided with Blenheim, N3536 of No 1 AGS off the Pembrokeshire coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Jul

AC1

HENDRICK, JOHN  (1076683)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP380 of No 1 AGS, which collided with Blenheim, N3536 of No 1 AGS off the Pembrokeshire coast.  He is buried in Llandudno (Great Orme's Head) Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

JARVIS, RALPH HENDY  (R/115663)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM788 of No 1 OADU, which crashed after stalling on take off from Ras-el-Ma.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

25-Jul

Fg Off

DAWS, FREDERICK JOHN  (J/12472)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM788 of No 1 OADU, which crashed after stalling on take off from Ras-el-Ma.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

STEVENSON, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1380989)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9420 'G' of No 1659 HCU, which spun into the ground, bursting into flames on impact near Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Beath Eastern Cemetery

25-Jul

Fg Off

GREEN, WILLIAM JOHN RUSSEL  (J/20077)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9420 'G' of No 1659 HCU, which spun into the ground, bursting into flames on impact near Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

KAISER, WALTER BRUCE  (R/101947)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9420 'G' of No 1659 HCU, which spun into the ground, bursting into flames on impact near Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery

25-Jul

Plt Off

McKERCHER, WILLIAM DUNNE  (J/24801)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9420 'G' of No 1659 HCU, which spun into the ground, bursting into flames on impact near Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery

25-Jul

Plt Off

SNEAD, SAMUEL THOMAS  (J/26839)  RCAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9420 'G' of No 1659 HCU, which spun into the ground, bursting into flames on impact near Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

WHEELER, WILLIAM BERNARD  (R/128074)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9420 'G' of No 1659 HCU, which spun into the ground, bursting into flames on impact near Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Dishforth Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

INGLE, JAMES PETER HARDY  (1435162)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9420 'G' of No 1659 HCU, which spun into the ground, bursting into flames on impact near Linton-on-Ouse.  He is buried in Skipton (Waltonwrays) Cemetery

25-Jul

Cpl

LAWSON, JOHN MURRAY  (1368077)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

25-Jul

Sgt

NEILLY, WILLIAM  (778929)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, P3112 of No 56 OTU, which failed to return from a training sortie, his body being recovered on 5 Sep 1943.  He is buried in Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery

25-Jul

LAC

CLEGG, HARRY  (1071774)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 6045 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

UNDERHILL, JOHN WALTER LOUIS  (414611)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, N3225 of No 61 OTU, which flew into the ground at high  speed near Corwen in North Wales.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

DAVIS, JOHN ASHBY  (1384191)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire PR VII, R7059 of No 8 (C) OTU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing at Marykirk, Kincardineshire.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

25-Jul

AC1

WARWICK, HARRY  (1136141)  RAFVR; 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 Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

25-Jul

AC1

THOROWGOOD, LESLIE VICTOR  (1325225)  RAFVR; age: 20

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

25-Jul

Fg Off

ANDERSON, ROY VERNON  (61346)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death but he may have died in the RAF Hospital at Wroughton as his death is registered in Swindon.  He is buried in Bishop's Castle (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

25-Jul

LAC

DAVIES, THOMAS HENRY ALBERT  (974475)  RAFVR; age: 32

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

25-Jul

Sgt

RONALDSON, RONALD MCDONALD  (1046940)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

25-Jul

Cpl

McKENZIE, JOHN WILLIAMSON  (950891)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was serving at RAF Graveley and was killed in an explosion in the bomb dump at RAF Graveley.  He is buried in Sunderland (Mere Knolls) Cemetery.

25-Jul

Cpl

MITCHELL, WILLIAM  (952826)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 35 Sqn and was killed in an explosion in the bomb dump at RAF Graveley.  He is buried in Arbroath Western Cemetery

25-Jul

AC1

SAUNDERS, LESLIE ALBERT  (1627455)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving with No 35 Sqn and was possibly killed in an explosion in the bomb dump at RAF Graveley.  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery

25-Jul

LAC

CASTELL, RONALD WILLIAM  (1152895)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 35 Sqn and was killed in an explosion in the bomb dump at RAF Graveley.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

25-Jul

Sgt

WILLIAMS, RONALD MAYHEW  (541394)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving with No 35 Sqn and was killed in an explosion in the bomb dump at RAF Graveley.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

25-Jul

Flt Sgt

McALLAN, ALEXANDER  (525353)  RAF; age: 26

He was serving with No 35 Sqn and was killed in an explosion in the bomb dump at RAF Graveley.  He is buried in Cluny Churchyard Extension

25-Jul

AC1

MULCAHY, EDWARD STEPHEN  (1468681)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was serving with No 35 Sqn and was killed in an explosion in the bomb dump at RAF Graveley.  He is buried in Plumstead Cemetery

25-Jul

Cpl

MINSON, JOHN FRANCIS  (844532)  RAF; 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 Surrey M E.  He was cremated at  South London Crematorium, Mitcham

26-Jul

Plt Off

ACKERLEY, DOUGLAS BALDWIN  (148756)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD207 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

COLLINS, WILLIAM  (1600763)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD207 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Fg Off

DOWNEY, GEORGE  (125931)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD207 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Plt Off

JONES, WILTON  (148459)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD207 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Plt Off

HIGHTOWER, CECIL EARL  (J/18022)  RCAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD207 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

26-Jul

Plt Off

TOWSE, WILFRED  (149211)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK805 LS-U of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

GALBRAITH, GEORGE MURRAY  (1574286)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB787 TL-Z of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down flak over the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

KILLICK, DONALD EDDIE  (928731)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB787 TL-Z of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down flak over the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

PEARCE, NORMAN ALFRED JOHN  (1237466)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB787 TL-Z of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down flak over the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

PRICE, THOMAS  (1210898)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB787 TL-Z of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down flak over the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

CARTER, ARTHUR  (1212819)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP627 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from an shipping recce over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

HOMBSCH, RONALD VICTOR  (416338)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP627 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from an shipping recce over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

26-Jul

Sgt

SMITH, MICK ANTHONY  (1312603)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP627 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from an shipping recce over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

26-Jul

Fg Off

STANYON, EDWARD MORGAN  (129925)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP627 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from an shipping recce over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

26-Jul

Sgt

STEVENS, KENNETH FREDERICK WOODHOUSE  (1383083)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP627 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from an shipping recce over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

26-Jul

Fg Off

TAYLOR, HAROLD ADAM  (J/12821)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP627 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from an shipping recce over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

26-Jul

Plt Off

BECK, LESLIE THOMAS  (155341)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED753 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-Jul

Plt Off

DENNIS, ERNEST ARTHUR  (405175)  RAAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED753 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

HILL, GORDON LESLIE  (1350603)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED753 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

TANNER, ANTHONY GEORGE  (551240)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED753 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

TOULSON, REGINALD  (1337153)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED753 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

CROWTHER, JOSHUA  (1514591)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR749 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Sgt

HUDDY, WALTER AGAR LEOPOLD  (1319885)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR749 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

JONES, ERIC JAMES  (1248002)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR749 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Sgt

REID, WILLIAM  (1367429)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR749 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Sgt

RITCHIE, JOHN  (1341377)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR749 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Sgt

WALLACE, WILLIAM CHARLES  (657762)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR749 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

YORK, LESLIE BENNETT  (420098)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR749 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Sgt

TAYLOR, LESLIE ALFRED  (617940)  RAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR934 of No 51 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea of the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

26-Jul

Fg Off

COLE, JOHN STUART  (116103)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR934 of No 51 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea of the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

EDWARDS, FREDERICK ARTHUR JAMES  (1321557)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR934 of No 51 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea of the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

26-Jul

Plt Off

PARKIN, CHARLES EDWIN  (137406)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR934 of No 51 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea of the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Castricum Protestant Churchyard

26-Jul

Plt Off

SMYTH, JOHN STANLEY  (139301)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR934 of No 51 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea of the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Castricum Protestant Churchyard

26-Jul

Sgt

THOMPSON, GEORGE CLARK  (1800334)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR934 of No 51 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea of the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Castricum Protestant Churchyard

26-Jul

Plt Off

SARGINSON, JOHN  (142055)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR934 of No 51 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea of the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Vlieland General Cemetery

26-Jul

Fg Off

ALDERDICE, GEORGE FREDERICK  (120401)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED613 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

CLARK, GEORGE ELLIS  (628471)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED613 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

DAVIS, THOMAS  (658478)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED613 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

GORE, PETER AUBREY JOSEPH  (1607030)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED613 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Plt Off

McINTYRE, ANDREW  (137543)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED613 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

MEADS, ALFRED VICTOR  (1212282)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED613 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

RENAUD, JOSEPH HARVEY  (R/169475)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED613 of No 61 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

BROADLEY, RONALD  (937347)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE892 AA-F of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the sea of the Suffolk coast on its return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Colne Valley (Slaithwaite) Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

DAWSON, HAROLD CLYDE  (R/178318)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE892 AA-F of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the sea of the Suffolk coast on its return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

DENYER, ERNEST CLAUDE  (1262911)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE892 AA-F of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the sea of the Suffolk coast on its return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Staines (London Road) Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

ASHDOWN, MICHAEL HENRY CHARLES  (1320551)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE892 AA-F of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the sea of the Suffolk coast on its return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Sutton and Cheam (Cuddington) Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

CLEVELAND, ARCHIE  (R/167518)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE892 AA-F of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the sea of the Suffolk coast on its return from a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Sgt

HARROLD, RONALD KENNETH  (1335706)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE892 AA-F of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the sea of the Suffolk coast on its return from a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Sgt

THREADGOLD, RONALD WALTER  (1457394)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE892 AA-F of No 75 Sqn, which came down in the sea of the Suffolk coast on its return from a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Plt Off

DAVIES, DAVID TUDOR  (139303)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB838 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

FROUD, KENNETH PERCY  (974822)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB838 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

26-Jul

Fg Off

MATHESON, FARQUHAR DUNCAN  (392057)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB838 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

MITCHELL, RAYMOND ARTHUR  (1233734)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB838 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

NORTH, STUART ALBERT JAMES  (1318678)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB838 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

SLATER, ROGER VINCENT  (1589390)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB838 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

TULLY, JAMES ROBERT  (1524686)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB838 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

DAFT, CHRISTOPHER HARRY GEORGE  (1315406)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD330 EY-F of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Duisburg during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Plt Off

GALE, ALEX EDWARD  (141551)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD330 EY-F of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Duisburg during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Fg Off

KING, FRANK  (123223)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD330 EY-F of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Duisburg during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

MORRIS, THOMAS  (1344250)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD330 EY-F of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Duisburg during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

LAC

FISHER, ALBERT BASIL  (1164322)  RAF; age: 27

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

26-Jul

AC1

BAUGH, HENRY WILLIAM  (912991)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

26-Jul

Fg Off

DISBROWE, HENRY ALINGTON  (134568)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE904 WP-S of No 90 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

YOUNG, NORMAN ALBERT  (1238951)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE904 WP-S of No 90 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rothley Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

KEELEY, JAMES HAMILTON  (412341)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE904 WP-S of No 90 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Scottow Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

BOWMAN, JAMES FERGUSON  (413248)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE904 WP-S of No 90 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Fg Off

CONROY, PATRICK HECTOR  (141019)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE904 WP-S of No 90 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Sqn Ldr

DUGDALE, JOSEPH  (39071)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE904 WP-S of No 90 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

EVANS, DAVID GEOFFREY  (409398)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE904 WP-S of No 90 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Sgt

HOBBS, DESMOND FRANK AUGUSTUS  (574609)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE904 WP-S of No 90 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Sgt

EVANS, ALBERT WILLIAM  (1580410)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, ? of No 102 Sqn, which probably died from injuries or wounds sustained during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Great Hanwood (St Thomas) Churchyard

26-Jul

Flt Lt

MOON, DOUGLAS CHARLES  (46396)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD169 DY-J of No 102 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Barmby-on-the-Moor (St Catherine) Churchyard

26-Jul

Sgt

BROWN, FRANK CHARLES  (1313225)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD169 DY-J of No 102 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Fg Off

SMITH, GEOFFREY SALTER  (129363)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD169 DY-J of No 102 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Sgt

SPENCER, MILTON  (954342)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD169 DY-J of No 102 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

TURNER, HARRY  (950345)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD169 DY-J of No 102 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Plt Off

WHITEHOUSE, JAMES NEWELL  (155020)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD169 DY-J of No 102 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the North Sea during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Flt Lt

EWER, HAROLD FREDERICK  (J/16328)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED884 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Borbeck during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

FITCH, JAMES RICHARD  (R/83848)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED884 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Borbeck during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

JUGGINS, FRANCIS ERNEST  (1379544)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED884 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Borbeck during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

ROBSON, STANLEY  (1049564)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED884 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Borbeck during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

WELCH, STANLEY HENRY  (1291444)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED884 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Borbeck during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Plt Off

WILLIAMS, DEREK  (149140)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED884 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Borbeck during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

WILSON, JACK WILLIAM GEORGE  (576865)  RAF; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED884 PM-L of No 103 Sqn, which crashed at Borbeck during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

ARCHER, KENNETH  (591125)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA855 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Plt Off

COOPER, JOHN ALBERT BASIL  (408628)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA855 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

TATE, KENNETH CHARLES  (650164)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA855 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

THORNTON, JAMES HENRY  (1577977)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA855 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

NEWBOLT, GEORGE HENRY  (1549717)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA855 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

TINHAM, ROBERT EDWIN  (927868)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX784 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s off Maddalena whilst attacking Me 323s.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

26-Jul

Sgt

AMBRIDGE, ERNEST EDWARD ALEXANDER  (646000)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED734 GT-H of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen, having sustained damage in a previous attack over the target.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

BURROUGHS, JEFFREY  (1047345)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED734 GT-H of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen, having sustained damage in a previous attack over the target.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

EDE, ALBERT JAMES  (1334389)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED734 GT-H of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen, having sustained damage in a previous attack over the target.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Fg Off

HUDSON, JOHN MELVILL  (128045)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED734 GT-H of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen, having sustained damage in a previous attack over the target.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

LEWIS, HARRY  (1080678)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED734 GT-H of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen, having sustained damage in a previous attack over the target.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

WAKEMAN, WILLIAM EDWARD  (1295216)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED734 GT-H of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen, having sustained damage in a previous attack over the target.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

GATES, THOMAS  (1483399)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD208 NP-H of No 158 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Lissett on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Carnmoney (Holy Evangelists) Church of Ireland Churchyard Extension

26-Jul

Sgt

DEAN, RODERICK JOHN CHARLES  (1605270)  RAFVR; age: 17

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD208 NP-H of No 158 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Lissett on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Frindsbury (All Saints) Churchyard

26-Jul

Plt Off

DYBALL, DOUGLAS ARTHUR  (139848)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD208 NP-H of No 158 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Lissett on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Harrow (Harrow Weald) Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

SCOTT, HARRY  (1346873)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD208 NP-H of No 158 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Lissett on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Inverurie Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

YARE, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1049789)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD208 NP-H of No 158 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Lissett on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Seaham Cemetery

26-Jul

Fg Off

TIDBALL, WALTER ROY  (132746)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD208 NP-H of No 158 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Lissett on its return from a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Witheridge Congregational Chapelyard

26-Jul

Fg Off

BUCKLAND, RONALD WILLIAM  (133113)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD208 NP-H of No 158 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Lissett on its return from a raid on Essen.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

26-Jul

Sgt

BRAY, EDWARD RAYMOND  (1339912)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN884 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Wieringermeer (Middenmeer) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

LARKIN, KENNETH RICHARD  (1575497)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN884 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Wieringermeer (Middenmeer) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

RAVEN, ROY DESMOND  (1271610)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN884 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Wieringermeer (Middenmeer) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

STEWART, JAMES  (1522531)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN884 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Wieringermeer (Middenmeer) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

WATSON, PERCY FISHER  (415569)  RNZAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN884 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Wieringermeer (Middenmeer) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

WYATT-MATTHEWS, RONALD JOSEPH  (1166714)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN884 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Wieringermeer (Middenmeer) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Fg Off

DUNNE, JOHN DESMOND  (120441)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AL981 of No 170 Sqn, which was lost on a Popular sortie to Les Sept Isles.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

JANES, CLIFFORD LLOYD BROWN  (1257610)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 213 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

BIRD, ERIC NORMAN  (1386978)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK686 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which crashed near the target during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Fg Off

CLEMENTS, JOHN SINCLAIR  (124440)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK686 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which crashed near the target during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Fg Off

DAVIE, JOHN HENRY CLARENCE  (405678)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK686 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which crashed near the target during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

FIELDER, GORDON BROWN  (755751)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK686 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which crashed near the target during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

GREER, SAMUEL JOHN  (611098)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK686 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which crashed near the target during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Fg Off

McCLEARY, GEORGE FREDERICK  (J/20104)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK686 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which crashed near the target during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

OWEN, HUGH  (538488)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK686 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which crashed near the target during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Fg Off

WEDDELL, DENIS MAX  (137107)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK686 BU-C of No 214 Sqn, which crashed near the target during a raid on Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Plt Off

PARK, DONALD VICTOR  (143419)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 235 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Flt Lt

ROGERS, WILLIAM BLIGH  (122755)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 235 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

JENKINS, DAVID GERAINT LLOYD  (1381468)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK133 of No 256 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

26-Jul

AC1

SIDWELL, HARRY ERNEST  (1014100)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving with No 259 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

GALICZYN, Stanislaw (P.783260)  PAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HZ486 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when he abandoned the aircraft after it was shot down by a night fighter at Asbeck during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

GARCZYNSKI, Edmund (P.782805)  PAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HZ486 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Asbeck during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

SKWAREK, Stanislaw J  (P.783899)  PAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HZ486 BH-Z of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Asbeck during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

EHRLICH, Stanislaw (P.703908)  PAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ640  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is presumed to have been shot down by a Fw 190.  He has no known grave

26-Jul

Flt Lt

JAGIELLO, Wladyslaw (P.1193)  PAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ640  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is presumed to have been shot down by a Fw 190.  He has no known grave

26-Jul

Fg Off

KULICKI, Jozef (P.1960)  PAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ640  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is presumed to have been shot down by a Fw 190.  He has no known grave

26-Jul

Flt Lt

ROLINSKI, Stanislaw (P.0642)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ640  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is presumed to have been shot down by a Fw 190.  He has no known grave

26-Jul

Sgt

ZAGOROWSKI, Romuald (P.794522)  PAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ640  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is presumed to have been shot down by a Fw 190.  He is buried in No Known Grave

26-Jul

Sgt

ZAWILINSKI, Adam Stanislaw (P.794326)  PAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ640  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol and is presumed to have been shot down by a Fw 190.  He is buried in No Known Grave

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

IVEY, THOMAS ALFRED  (R/119205)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5301 of No 415 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

26-Jul

Sgt

MacKENZIE, RONALD BLAIR  (R/99126)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5301 of No 415 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

GRAINGER, ROBERT  (1332260)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5301 of No 415 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Sgt

MILLICAN, ALLAN  (1148272)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P5301 of No 415 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

ASKEW, GEORGE WILLIAM  (R/134348)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD256 VR-A of No 419 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Essen, possibly as the result of a mid-air collision.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Fg Off

HANDFORTH, STANLEY WILLARD  (J/8376)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD256 VR-A of No 419 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Essen, possibly as the result of a mid-air collision.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

HILL, LAWRENCE MERWIN  (R/157756)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD256 VR-A of No 419 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Essen, possibly as the result of a mid-air collision.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

PHOENIX, OWEN HARVEY  (R/132192)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD256 VR-A of No 419 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Essen, possibly as the result of a mid-air collision.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

PORTER, ALLAN LLOYD  (R/152563)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD256 VR-A of No 419 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Essen, possibly as the result of a mid-air collision.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

ROSS, WALTER EUGENE  (R/127990)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD256 VR-A of No 419 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Essen, possibly as the result of a mid-air collision.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

STEWART, JAMES  (575014)  RAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD256 VR-A of No 419 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Essen, possibly as the result of a mid-air collision.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Jul

Fg Off

JOHNSTON, KEITH MCLEAN  (J/16067)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE803 of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Asch during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

COWAN, CHARLES ROBERT  (410459)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ580 HD-C of No 466 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Noordwijk General Cemetery

26-Jul

WO

HARRISON-OWEN, JACK  (400392)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ580 HD-C of No 466 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

SPEECHLEY, DAVID POOLE  (410177)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ580 HD-C of No 466 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

HARPER, WILFRED  (415379)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ580 HD-C of No 466 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

THORPE, RAOUL ELLERY  (416794)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ580 HD-C of No 466 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Jul

Plt Off

PATTESON, JOHN GRANT  (J/18092)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF511 QS-A of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

HADFIELD, HOWARD  (1450378)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE906 QS-C of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

JONES, GWYNFRYN  (646237)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE906 QS-C of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

LAMONT, JOSEPH BALLARD  (657444)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE906 QS-C of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

MACDONALD, JOSEPH RODERICK GERALD  (R/115757)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE906 QS-C of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

McLAUCHLAN, JOHN  (1065812)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE906 QS-C of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

RATHBONE, JOHN DESMOND  (1314304)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH924 QS-B of No 620 Sqn, which crashed at Asperden near Goch during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-Jul

Fg Off

SHEPHERD, JOHN FREDERICK  (132393)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH924 QS-B of No 620 Sqn, which crashed at Asperden near Goch during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

SIMONS, ALBERT  (1536980)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH924 QS-B of No 620 Sqn, which crashed at Asperden near Goch during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

WALLACE, JOHN HORIX  (1138965)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH924 QS-B of No 620 Sqn, which crashed at Asperden near Goch during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

WELLS, JAMES FRANKLIN  (1231537)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH924 QS-B of No 620 Sqn, which crashed at Asperden near Goch during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

WILD, ROBERT  (1218849)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH924 QS-B of No 620 Sqn, which crashed at Asperden near Goch during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

26-Jul

Fg Off

AMBERG, ANTHONY VITUS (TONY)  (111468)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

26-Jul

Fg Off

WALLIS, JOHN STUART  (50480)  RAF; age: 33

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL548 of No 2 (C) OTU, which dived into the ground at Sigglesthorne in East Yorkshire.  He is buried in Brandesburton (St Mary) Churchyard.

26-Jul

Fg Off

ROGERS, NEVILLE FREDERICK  (151030)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL548 of No 2 (C) OTU, which dived into the ground at Sigglesthorne in East Yorkshire.  He is buried in Haslemere (St Bartholomew) Churchyard New Extension

26-Jul

Sgt

THOMSON, IAN THOMAS  (1348081)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Harvard I, P5958 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed near Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

26-Jul

Sgt

DENT, WILLIAM ARTHUR  (1522988)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Harvard I, P5958 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed near Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

26-Jul

AC1

MUSK, GORDON WILFRED JOHN  (1425235)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 31 OTU and was accidentally drowned.  He is buried in Truro (Terrace Hill) Cemetery

26-Jul

Plt Off

PARR, RONALD JAMES  (151497)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, FK539 of No 31 OTU, which .  He is buried in Sydney (Hardwood Hill) Cemetery

26-Jul

Plt Off

SMITH, EDWARD  (152064)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, FK539 of No 31 OTU, which .  He is buried in Sydney (Holy Cross) Cemetery

26-Jul

LAC

DAVIES, IVON GEORGE JAMES  (1652832)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Cornell, 14409 of No 32 EFTS, which .  He is buried in Innisfail Cemetery, Alberta

26-Jul

Flt Sgt

TAVERNER, WILLIAM CHARLES  (416464)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V7170 of No 59 OTU, which crashed on the ranges at Goswick Sands following an engine failure during a formation practice flight.   Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

26-Jul

AC2

CLEMENTS, SIDNEY HERBERT  (1236042)  RAFVR; age: 21

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

26-Jul

AC2

SMITH, GERALD  (1071456)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

26-Jul

AC1

SALTER, WILLIAM  (1305421)  RAFVR; age: 23

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

26-Jul

LAC

HARVEY, ERNEST WILLIAM  (1184211)  RAFVR; age: 23

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

26-Jul

Cpl

WEIR, FREDERICK EDWARD  (1303050)  RAFVR; age: 29

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

26-Jul

Sgt

HALDANE, BRODIE DODDS  (1342280)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death but he may have died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death is registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Newbattle Cemetery

26-Jul

AC2

HILL, FREDERICK  (1669195)  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 Christchurch.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

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