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Casualties - 8 - 10 August 1943


08-Aug

Sgt

HOUGHTON, ROY WILLIAM LEWIS  (1453355)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF579 'V' of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down over the target of Palmi in Italy.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

08-Aug

Sgt

CARPENTER, RONALD FRANK  (1392923)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF579 'V' of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down over the target of Palmi in Italy.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

08-Aug

Sgt

JOEL, CECIL EDWARD  (1324549)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF579 'V' of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down over the target of Palmi in Italy.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

08-Aug

Fg Off

BONE, STANLEY CORNELIUS HENRY  (130944)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF579 'V' of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down over the target of Palmi in Italy.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

08-Aug

WO

RICHARDS, ROBERT WILLIAM  (407950)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF579 'V' of No 37 Sqn, which was probably shot down over the target of Palmi in Italy.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

08-Aug

Sgt

BROWN, DOUGLAS  (1317926)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM339 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Milan.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

08-Aug

Fg Off

FILMER, ERIC  (132872)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM339 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Milan.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

08-Aug

Plt Off

HALKIER, HENRY  (149519)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM339 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Milan.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

08-Aug

Flt Sgt

SMART, EDMOND RHYS  (417006)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM339 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Milan.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

08-Aug

Sgt

SOUTHCOTT, CHARLES PHILIP  (921349)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM339 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Milan.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

08-Aug

Sgt

THIRSK, DAVID WILKIE  (1512169)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM339 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Milan.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

08-Aug

Sgt

WEST, FRANK EDWARD  (1331511)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM339 of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Milan.  He is buried in Milan War Cemetery

08-Aug

Plt Off

ANGUS, WALTER PATTERSON  (146970)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ296 of No 88 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Rennes.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

08-Aug

Plt Off

OLIVER, SYDNEY  (146933)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ296 of No 88 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Rennes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

Sgt

BARRISKILL, WILLIAM JOHN  (1126133)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE613 'A' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Cape Palami in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Aug

Sgt

BRISTOW, KENNETH FRANK  (658662)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE613 'A' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Cape Palami in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Aug

Flt Sgt

ELLIS, REGINALD ARTHUR  (416554)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE613 'A' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Cape Palami in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Aug

Sgt

HOLMES, FREDERICK GLYNDWR  (1315697)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE613 'A' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Cape Palami in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Aug

WO

SMITH, DARYL HAMILTON  (411953)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE613 'A' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Cape Palami in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Aug

Sgt

VEALE, RICHARD SAMUEL  (421140)  RAAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE613 'A' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Cape Palami in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Aug

Sgt

CHAUNCY, PETER ANTHONY REGINALD  (655480)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE657 'V' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Cape Palami in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Aug

Sgt

GARNER, WILLIAM  (1503921)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE657 'V' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Cape Palami in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Aug

Sgt

HALL, KENNETH  (1502730)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE657 'V' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Cape Palami in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Aug

Flt Sgt

PATERSON, JAMES EVEREST  (414825)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE657 'V' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Cape Palami in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Aug

Flt Sgt

SPALDING, NORMAN WILKIE  (413679)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE657 'V' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Cape Palami in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

08-Aug

Sgt

COLE, JOHN  (1575873)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV196 ZN-K of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Vandenesse-en-Auxois on its return from a raid on Milan.  He is buried in Vandenesse-en-Auxois Churchyard

08-Aug

Fg Off

WODEHOUSE, FRANK GEORGE  (129565)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV196 ZN-K of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Vandenesse-en-Auxois on its return from a raid on Milan.  He is buried in Vandenesse-en-Auxois Churchyard

08-Aug

Sgt

AIREY, HERBERT STANLEY  (1094810)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ335 'U' of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Rennes.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

08-Aug

Plt Off

GLYNN, MATTHEW LEONARD  (52708)  RAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ335 'U' of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Rennes.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

08-Aug

WO

ROBERTS, JOHN  (1127188)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ335 'U' of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Rennes.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

08-Aug

Flt Sgt

COATES, WILLIAM CHARLES  (1378223)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ335 'U' of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Rennes.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

08-Aug

LAC

BRYANT, WALTER GEORGE  (1193821)  RAFVR; age: 23

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

08-Aug

AC1

COLLINGS, ARTHUR FREDERICK  (945820)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku of No 211 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

08-Aug

AC1

ROGERS, REGINALD ARTHUR CHARLES  (1724911)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 214 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery

08-Aug

Flt Sgt

HYDE, JAMES  (611210)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE126 of No 215 Sqn, which crashed into trees and exploded on impact shortly after taking off for an intruder patrol.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

08-Aug

Plt Off

DOWLING, ERIC CLAUDE  (53729)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE126 of No 215 Sqn, which crashed into trees and exploded on impact shortly after taking off for an intruder patrol.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

08-Aug

WO II

HOLCOMBE, FRANCIS WILLIAM  (R/66066)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE126 of No 215 Sqn, which crashed into trees and exploded on impact shortly after taking off for an intruder patrol.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

08-Aug

Fg Off

ENRIGHT, CECIL TOM  (404312)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE126 of No 215 Sqn, which crashed into trees and exploded on impact shortly after taking off for an intruder patrol.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

08-Aug

Sgt

OVENDEN, NEVILLE ARTHUR JAMES  (1331911)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE126 of No 215 Sqn, which crashed into trees and exploded on impact shortly after taking off for an intruder patrol.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

08-Aug

Sgt

THOMAS, EDWARD RONALD ELLIS  (1410623)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HE126 of No 215 Sqn, which crashed into trees and exploded on impact shortly after taking off for an intruder patrol.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

08-Aug

Plt Off

PARLEE, WILLIAM HERBERT  (J/17303)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR813 of No 260 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

08-Aug

KVM

PAULSEN, ANDREAS ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD690 of No 333 Sqn, which collided with Anson, N5105.  

08-Aug

Lt Cdr

OFFERDAL, HAKON ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD690 of No 333 Sqn, which collided with Anson, N5105.  

08-Aug

Fg Off

DEBRETTES, FFAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ341 of No 342 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near Sopley on its return from a raid to Rennes.  

08-Aug

Plt Off

HETIGIN, FFAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ341 of No 342 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near Sopley on its return from a raid to Rennes.  

08-Aug

Sgt

BARFF, EDWARD DENIS TOOTAL  (657987)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB370 of No 610 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Kingsbridge in Devon whilst flying in poor visibility.  He is buried in Ovingham burial Ground

08-Aug

Cpl

SAMWELL, CYRIL ROBERT  (1170631)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2869 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Massicault War Cemetery

08-Aug

LAC

PETRIE, ROBERT MCKENZIE DARE  (976154)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2906 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

08-Aug

Fg Off

RODGERS, THOMAS GEORGE  (126149)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5105 of No 1510 Flt, which collided with a Mosquito of No 333 Sqn during a test flight.  He is buried in Knockbreda Cemetery

08-Aug

Fg Off

SHAPCOTT, ALLISTER FRANCIS  (415373)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5105 of No 1510 Flt, which collided with a Mosquito of No 333 Sqn during a test flight.  He is buried in Leuchars Cemetery

08-Aug

Sgt

HAVENHAND, ERIC  (1057550)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, T4729 of No 2 (C) OTU, which disappeared on a training flight and is presumed to have crashed in the North Sea.  He is buried in Frederikshavn Cemetery

08-Aug

Sgt

BERTIE, SIDNEY ALBERT  (1396204)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter I, T4729 of No 2 (C) OTU, which disappeared on a training flight and is presumed to have crashed in the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Aug

Flt Sgt

MORRIS, FRANCIS RICHARD  (1113272)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL831 of No 2 TTU, which crashed on take-off from Castle Kennedy.  He is buried in Hope Cemetery

08-Aug

Sgt

CHAMBERLAIN, WILLIE AUSTIN (BILL)  (1392393)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ892 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Tring in Hertfordshire after control was lost whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard

08-Aug

Sgt

McKENZIE, KENNETH  (1475337)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ892 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Tring in Hertfordshire after control was lost whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard

08-Aug

Sgt

MORTON, STANLEY JAMES  (658719)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ892 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Tring in Hertfordshire after control was lost whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard

08-Aug

Sgt

NEWTON, CHARLES STEPHEN  (1802894)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ892 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Tring in Hertfordshire after control was lost whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard

08-Aug

Sgt

REEVE, RONALD WALTER JOHN  (1335974)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ892 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Tring in Hertfordshire after control was lost whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard

08-Aug

Sgt

WALKER, ANTHONY PATRICK LESLIE  (1389686)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ892 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Tring in Hertfordshire after control was lost whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard

08-Aug

Sgt

YOUNG, ROBERT ANTHONY  (1236143)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ892 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Tring in Hertfordshire after control was lost whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard

08-Aug

Sgt

LOCK, JOHN HARWOOD  (518616)  RAF; age: 29

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

08-Aug

Flt Lt

BOOTH, PHILIP GEORGE NATHAN  (80605)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

08-Aug

Cpl

CROCKER, ARTHUR JOHN  (967969)  RAFVR; age: 21

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

08-Aug

LAC

SPURR, JOHN FREDERICK  (1536449)  RAFVR; age: 28

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

08-Aug

Cpl

THORPE, LILY  (423518)  WAAF; age: 42

She was serving at RAF Sutton Coldfield at the time of her death and may have died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford as her death is registered in Wenlock.  She is buried in Doncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery.

08-Aug

Sgt

STEVENS, ARTHUR WILLIAM  (366415)  RAF; 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 Bridport (33).  He is buried in Chideock (St Giles) Church Cemetery

08-Aug

Cpl

BRYSON, DAVID  (576930)  RAF; 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 Cardigan North.  He is buried in Aberystwyth Cemetery

09-Aug

Plt Off

CARMICHAEL, JOHN HERVEY  (142209)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IID, HW862 of No 20 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Poona.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

09-Aug

Fg Off

FOSTER, STUART WYKES  (128627)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HW420 of No 28 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance sortie over the Kalemyo area.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

09-Aug

Sgt

OLIVER, DOUGLAS  (1333818)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably  killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS441 of No 129 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Maldon whilst recovering from a dive.  He is buried in Heathfield (All Saints) Churchyard

09-Aug

Flt Sgt

CUMMING, JOHN WILLIAM  (R/128687)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF512 OJ-W of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath whilst making an overshoot during a test flight.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard

09-Aug

Sgt

POOLE, RAYMOND WILLIAM  (1239482)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF512 OJ-W of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath whilst making an overshoot during a test flight.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard

09-Aug

Sgt

NOAKES, STANLEY LAWRENCE (LARRY)  (651655)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF512 OJ-W of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath whilst making an overshoot during a test flight.  He is buried in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery

09-Aug

Sgt

RILEY, GEORGE HECTOR  (1090148)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF512 OJ-W of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath whilst making an overshoot during a test flight.  He is buried in Peel Green Cemetery

09-Aug

AC2

COOPER, ROY WILLIAM  (1863524)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF512 OJ-W of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath whilst making an overshoot during a test flight.  He is buried in Richmond Cemetery, Surrey

09-Aug

Sgt

DABBS, JOHN  (1099128)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF512 OJ-W of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath whilst making an overshoot during a test flight.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Burslem) Cemetery

09-Aug

Sgt

JONES, GLYNDWR  (1465761)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF512 OJ-W of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath whilst making an overshoot during a test flight.  He was cremated at  Oxford Crematorium

09-Aug

Sgt

STIRLING, ALEXANDER MCLENNAN  (1551278)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF512 OJ-W of No 149 Sqn, which crashed near Lakenheath whilst making an overshoot during a test flight.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium

09-Aug

Sgt

GOLASZEWSKI, Jerzy Marcian (P.783087)  PAF; age: 23

He was serving with No 305 Sqn and died in Rauceby Hospital.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

09-Aug

LAC

HARRIS, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1577778)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 353 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

09-Aug

Fg Off

HEENEY, ROBERT TILTON  (J/16589)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS290 of No 421 Sqn, which he abandoned near Calais following an engine failure during a Ramrod, but was not rescued.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

09-Aug

Fg Off

ABBOTT, SYDNEY CHARLES BERTRAM DFC (400404)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AJ454 of No 487 Sqn, which crashed at Larchwood in Norfolk, cause unknown.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery

09-Aug

Sqn Ldr

COSTELLO-BOWEN, EDGAR ALFRED AFC (46332)  RAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AJ454 of No 487 Sqn, which crashed at Larchwood in Norfolk, cause unknown.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery

09-Aug

Cpl

MAGSON, FRANK RICHARD  (1165126)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura II, AJ454 of No 487 Sqn, which crashed at Larchwood in Norfolk, cause unknown.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery

09-Aug

Sgt

LOPPE, ERWIN ALBERT  (R/176010)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ222 'A2' of No 10 (O) AFU, which crashed at Seathwaite, Cumberland.  He is buried in Troqueer New burial Ground

09-Aug

Sgt

CHADWICK, JOHN TAYLOR  (1434605)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ275 'A1' of No 10 (O) AFU, which was reported missing wef 9:8:43 and was found on this date on Scafell in the Lake District.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

09-Aug

Sgt

PICKERING, THOMAS WILLIAM  (R/164677)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ275 'A1' of No 10 (O) AFU, which was reported missing wef 9:8:43 and was found on this date on Scafell in the Lake District.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

09-Aug

Sgt

LAWSON, THOMAS SCORER WHEATLEY  (1048296)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ275 'A1' of No 10 (O) AFU, which was reported missing wef 9:8:43 and was found on this date on Scafell in the Lake District.  He is buried in Sacriston Cemetery

09-Aug

Sgt

DEASON, ROBERT STANLEY  (1390632)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ275 'A1' of No 10 (O) AFU, which was reported missing wef 9:8:43 and was found on this date on Scafell in the Lake District.  He was cremated at  South London Crematorium, Mitcham

09-Aug

Flt Sgt

KOWALCZYK, Stanislaw (P.780579)  PAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5053 'G2' of No 10 (O) AFU, which crashed at Great Dodd in the Lake District.  He is buried in Dumfries (St Andrew's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

09-Aug

Sgt

MACKIEWICZ, Wladyslaw (P.794941)  PAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5053 'G2' of No 10 (O) AFU, which crashed at Great Dodd in the Lake District.  He is buried in Dumfries (St Andrew's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

09-Aug

Fg Off

GOODING, ARTHUR WINFIELD  (136840)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Henley III, L3292 of No 1602 Flt, which dived into the sea off Penhale Point in Cornwall.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Aug

Cpl

HOLLIDAY, WILLIAM  (992991)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Henley III, L3292 of No 1602 Flt, which dived into the sea off Penhale Point in Cornwall.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Aug

Plt Off

WALKER, THOMAS  (149638)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, ED186 of No 2 AGS, which crashed at Dalcroy Woods, Dalcross, Invernesshire.  He is buried in Seaton Valley (Earsdon) Cemetery

09-Aug

WO

BIDDLE, JOHN EDWARD  (1378639)  RAFVR; age: 18

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

09-Aug

Fg Off

CHAPMAN, ROBERT ERIC  (402567)  RNZAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA173 of No 4 ADU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Hal Far on a delivery flight.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

09-Aug

Flt Sgt

CHRISTIAN, DOUGLAS  (1108283)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA173 of No 4 ADU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Hal Far on a delivery flight.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

09-Aug

Sgt

WRIGHT, JACK  (1314592)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA173 of No 4 ADU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Hal Far on a delivery flight.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

09-Aug

Sgt

TUSHINGHAM, HAROLD DUNCAN  (R/156015)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, DL609 of No 5 (P) AFU, which spun into the ground at Spurston near Calveley.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

09-Aug

Fg Off

ABBEY, ROBERT PETER  (124380)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Master III, DL609 of No 5 (P) AFU, which spun into the ground at Spurston near Calveley.  He is buried in Fulford Cemetery

09-Aug

Sgt

WALLACE, JOHN  (1085460)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, W9203 of No 71 OTU, which flew into the ground near Qantara.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

09-Aug

Plt Off

IBBOTT, HERBERT  (J/24024)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MS471 'G' of No 82 OTU, which crashed at low level on its return to Ossington following an engine failure.  He is buried in Bedford Cemetery, Beds.

09-Aug

Sgt

BALDWIN, PETER  (1861770)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MS471 'G' of No 82 OTU, which crashed at low level on its return to Ossington following an engine failure.  He is buried in Ollerton Cemetery

09-Aug

Sgt

BALLAUFF, ROLAND WALTER  (1390845)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MS471 'G' of No 82 OTU, which crashed at low level on its return to Ossington following an engine failure.  He is buried in Ollerton Cemetery

09-Aug

Plt Off

ADAMS, WALTER WALDRON  (150243)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MS471 'G' of No 82 OTU, which crashed at low level on its return to Ossington following an engine failure.  He was cremated at  Bournemouth Crematorium

09-Aug

Fg Off

GRAHAM BELL, FRANK  (135747)  RAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MS471 'G' of No 82 OTU, which crashed at low level on its return to Ossington following an engine failure.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

09-Aug

LAC

HAIRE, ROBERT HENRY  (1002842)  RAFVR; age: 23

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

09-Aug

AC2

PORTER, WILLIAM JOSEPH  (1126454)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

09-Aug

AC2

CLARKE, DOUGLAS GORDON  (1286242)  RAFVR; age: 37

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

09-Aug

LAC

JACKSON, HARRY  (957898)  RAFVR; age: 27

He had been serving at RAF Seletar when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Tokyo area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

09-Aug

LAC

JACKSON, ROGER  (1190957)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL851 of the RAFC, which dived into the ground at Northorpe after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Newport Pagnell Cemetery

09-Aug

AC1

TAN GEOK HYE  (785776)  RAF; age: 25

He had been serving with the STC when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Fukuoka area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

09-Aug

AC1

REECE, CHARLES ALFRED  (1683591)  RAFVR; age: 37

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 Hereford.  He is buried in Cirencester Cemetery

09-Aug

Plt Off

HAMILTON, IAN GRAHAM FAIRLEY WILLIAM  (141785)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Oxford.  He is buried in Manchester (Gorton) Cemetery

09-Aug

AC1

HENEAGE, JAMES FREDERICK  (1135359)  RAFVR; age: 27

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 Truro (Terrace Hill) Cemetery

09-Aug

AC2

MACMURRAY, JAMES LAURIE HUTCHIESON  (1565623)  RAFVR; age: 45

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 Ulverston (20).  He is buried in Castle Douglas Cemetery, Kelton

10-Aug

Fg Off

MENDIZABAL, RODOLFO  (J/15049)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IID, KW859 of No 5 Sqn, which crashed near Amarda Road station following a high speed stall.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

10-Aug

Sgt

BOWKER, ARTHUR PATRICK  (1194726)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR908 TL-Z of No 35 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

PALLISTER, WILLIAM RICHARD  (627672)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR908 TL-Z of No 35 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

SUNLEY, ALLEN  (1302029)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR908 TL-Z of No 35 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Fg Off

TEMPLE, HAROLD LUTTRELL  (127971)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR908 TL-Z of No 35 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

DUDLEY, FREDERICK ERIC  (1210570)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE758 'R' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Messina.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Aug

Fg Off

LEE, AUBREY CARLTON  (127096)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE758 'R' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Messina.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Aug

Sgt

LEE, WALTER JAMES  (1396166)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE758 'R' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Messina.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Aug

Sgt

POWNALL, RICHARD BENTLEY  (1162051)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE758 'R' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Messina.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Aug

Sgt

SHONE, JOHN ROBERT  (1320718)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE758 'R' of No 37 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Messina.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Aug

LAC

DARROCK, JOHN  (942372)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was serving with No 37 Sqn, and died in Barnsley Hall Emergency Hospital, Bromsgrove, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Harborne (St Peter) Churchyard.

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

JONES, DAVID GEORGE CHARLES  (1335684)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED625 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

MUSSON, CHARLES RONALD  (658293)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED625 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

RODEN, ERNEST HOWARD  (1226671)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED625 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

SMALL, RONALD JOHN  (1313073)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED625 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

WOOD, TERENCE ALBERT  (1236752)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED625 of No 49 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremburg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Plt Off

SILVESTER, CYRIL ALBERT HENRY  (148478)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR981 MH-D of No 51 Sqn, which crashed into a farm near Kirton-in-Lindsey shortly after taking off from Snaith on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Clacton Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

HOLMES, NEVIL TEMPLE  (1335294)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4236 QR-K of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Luxembourg en-route to a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

KENDALL, JOHN TOPHAM  (R/178673)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4236 QR-K of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Luxembourg en-route to a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

SPRIGGS, GEORGE WILLIAM SIDNEY  (1193053)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4236 QR-K of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Luxembourg en-route to a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

BUCHAN, TORRANCE  (655439)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK892 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which crashed in the Pas-de-Calais area after being hit by flak on its return from a raid Mannheim.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

DODSON, JOHN  (1129601)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK892 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which crashed in the Pas-de-Calais area after being hit by flak on its return from a raid Mannheim.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

10-Aug

Plt Off

ELLIS, WILLIAM CLAUDE  (132386)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK892 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which crashed in the Pas-de-Calais area after being hit by flak on its return from a raid Mannheim.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

10-Aug

Flt Lt

SHANNON, COLIN MCTAGGART  (415055)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK892 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which crashed in the Pas-de-Calais area after being hit by flak on its return from a raid Mannheim.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

SMITH, JOHN  (928040)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK892 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which crashed in the Pas-de-Calais area after being hit by flak on its return from a raid Mannheim.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

10-Aug

Fg Off

TURNER, GEOFFREY AUSTIN  (113498)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK892 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which crashed in the Pas-de-Calais area after being hit by flak on its return from a raid Mannheim.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

WALTON, FREDERICK  (1436208)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK892 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which crashed in the Pas-de-Calais area after being hit by flak on its return from a raid Mannheim.  He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

BUFFERY, WILLIAM HENRY  (1194248)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB782 DY-W of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

LAFFORD, CECIL  (945774)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB782 DY-W of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

MARSH, ALAN CLAUDE  (1322114)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB782 DY-W of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

WALLS, JOHN ANDERSON  (1340054)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB782 DY-W of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

WILBRAHAM, NORMAN  (1503859)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB782 DY-W of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

STOREY, ALAN EVERARD  (1145662)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB794 DY-G of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Pocklington after hitting a house having aborted a mission to Nuremberg due to an engine failure.  He is buried in Prestbury (St Peter) Churchyard

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

NEWMAN, FREDERICK ROSSLYN  (1266270)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB794 DY-G of No 102 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Pocklington after hitting a house having aborted a mission to Nuremberg due to an engine failure.  He is buried in Worting (St Thomas of Canterbury) Churchyard

10-Aug

Sgt

CHAPMAN, RONALD ELLIS  (1238906)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD369 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

DAVEY, WILLIAM HAROLD  (R/129865)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD369 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

IRVING, JOHN ADDLEY  (936723)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD369 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

SHAW, RAYMOND GEORGE  (1576981)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD369 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Fg Off

VIVIAN, SIDNEY RICHARD  (139657)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD369 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

WO

WARD, GUYDON WHITFIELD  (406890)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD369 DY-A of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Fg Off

BAYS, LESLIE  (127292)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD408 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which was abandoned after being shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Plt Off

BURDON, JOHN  (51730)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD408 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which was abandoned after being shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

SHERRINGTON, FREDERICK ARTHUR  (524675)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD408 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which was abandoned after being shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

BEAKE, HARRY JAMES  (1384926)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III. ED882 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

BRIGHT, JOSEPH ALLEN  (946701)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III. ED882 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

10-Aug

Plt Off

BROWN, CYRIL MACDONALD  (149639)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III. ED882 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

COLLINS, DENNIS JAMES  (1649688)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III. ED882 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

MULLIN, JOSEPH  (1393122)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III. ED882 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

10-Aug

Fg Off

SHONE, JOHN OSWELL  (136394)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III. ED882 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

WHEATLEY, WILLIAM HORACE  (1213729)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III. ED882 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

10-Aug

AC1

GOODMAN, A WILLIAM SMITH  (1120650)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku of No 211 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

10-Aug

Fg Off

SHEPHERD-SMITH, PETER  (47453)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG557 of No 239 Sqn, which crashed into the Channel off the Kent coast whilst flying in thick cloud during a Rhubarb.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Aug

Sgt

BLACK, DOUGLAS ALLAN  (R/84830)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR872 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

EVANS, JAMES HENRY  (R/138303)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR872 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Aug

Flt Lt

GRAY, KENNETH MACGREGOR  (C/10383)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR872 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

HANNA, JAMES  (R/110175)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR872 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

KING, HENRY  (1025718)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR872 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Aug

Fg Off

MIDDLETON, ALLAN JOHN  (J/14502)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR872 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

PICKERING, CHARLES WILLIAM  (R/105745)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR872 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Mannheim.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

DE MOLITOR, WILLIAM DANIEL  (R/88357)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD257 VR-F of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

10-Aug

Fg Off

LUDLOW, MICHAEL THOMAS ROBERT  (J/22787)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD257 VR-F of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

MACLAREN, ALEXANDER STEWART  (R/127864)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD257 VR-F of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

SCOTT, WILLIAM LESLIE  (1346099)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD257 VR-F of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

SEE, DOUGLAS RAYMOND  (R/139715)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD257 VR-F of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

SMYTH, CLARENCE REGINALD  (R/116935)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD257 VR-F of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

10-Aug

Fg Off

WRIGHT, CHARLES AUSTIN  (J/21828)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD257 VR-F of No 419 Sqn, which crashed near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

10-Aug

Cpl

ALEXANDER, KEITH TREFFA  (646930)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1433 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost off Gibraltar, probably resulting from an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Aug

Fg Off

CHARNOCK, JAMES HANNAN  (131579)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1433 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost off Gibraltar, probably resulting from an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Aug

Fg Off

CLARK, DOUGLAS CHARLES WALTER  (J/10576)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1433 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost off Gibraltar, probably resulting from an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Aug

Sgt

CLARKSON, WILLIAM BROWNLIE  (1349619)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1433 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost off Gibraltar, probably resulting from an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Aug

Fg Off

DAVIS, PHILIP OSCAR  (115138)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1433 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost off Gibraltar, probably resulting from an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Aug

Sgt

FLOWER, ALBERT JOHN  (657774)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1433 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost off Gibraltar, probably resulting from an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Aug

Fg Off

LITTLE, ALBERT WILLIAM  (J/11494)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1433 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost off Gibraltar, probably resulting from an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

McLELLAN, WILLIAM ROBERT  (R/113865)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1433 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost off Gibraltar, probably resulting from an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Aug

Sgt

OXLEY, JACK  (1148302)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1433 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost off Gibraltar, probably resulting from an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Aug

Flt Sgt

SMITH, RAYMOND DOUGLAS CROWLEY  (413709)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1433 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost off Gibraltar, probably resulting from an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Aug

Fg Off

VALDER, JACK COLLINGRIDGE  (403245)  RAAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1433 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost off Gibraltar, probably resulting from an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Aug

Sgt

WOODS, DESMOND ARTHUR  (1381747)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1433 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost off Gibraltar, probably resulting from an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Aug

Flt Lt

KIDD-MAY, HAROLD ANTHONY  (81372)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1433 of No 511 Sqn, which was lost off Gibraltar, probably resulting from an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Aug

AC1

STRACHAN, NICOL MORRICE  (1347413)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2751 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Newmarket.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Trinity) Cemetery, Broadhill Extension

10-Aug

AC2

CLOUGH, THOMAS  (1469157)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was serving with No 5005 (Airfield Construction) Sqn, when he was suspected of stealing a suitcase.  In escaping from police officers at Waterloo Station, he climbed on to the parapet of a bridge and fell to the road, dying from a fractured skull.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

10-Aug

Fg Off

EADES, ANGUS BONAR  (134137)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 1 BFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in San Antonio (Fort Sam Houston) National Cemetery

10-Aug

Plt Off

CHRISTOPHERSEN, SIGFRED JOHANNES  (151948)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, K7050 of No 12 (P) AFU, which crashed whilst attempting to land at a 'Q' Site.  He is buried in Grantham Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

GOODE, AMOS SAMUEL MASKELL  (131717)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX512 of No 3 (C) OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine training exercise after a recall was issued owing to bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Aug

Sgt

HEWSON, HAROLD  (1124613)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX512 of No 3 (C) OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine training exercise after a recall was issued owing to bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Aug

Plt Off

HUGHES, COLIN  (421597)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX512 of No 3 (C) OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine training exercise after a recall was issued owing to bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Aug

Flt Lt

JONES, THOMAS REID DFC (J/6016)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX512 of No 3 (C) OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine training exercise after a recall was issued owing to bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Aug

Sgt

TATTLE, ROBERT WILLIAM  (1391683)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX512 of No 3 (C) OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine training exercise after a recall was issued owing to bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Aug

Sgt

TERRY, ROBERT  (1126976)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, HX512 of No 3 (C) OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine training exercise after a recall was issued owing to bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Aug

Sgt

PEARCE, FRANK  (129074)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, X6807 of the 6 AACU, which was abandoned  near St Asaph after suffering vibration during a searchlight co-operation sortie.  He is buried in Clacton Cemetery

10-Aug

Fg Off

MASSEY, MICHAEL KEETCH WALTERS  (112201)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 96 ASP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

10-Aug

Sgt

DOMINKO, I ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, EH335 of the ADU, which dived into the sea on a ferry flight off Pansi in Baluchistan.  

10-Aug

Sgt

ORCHARD, EDWARD PETER  (1335620)  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 Banbury.  He is buried in Upper Heyford Cemetery

10-Aug

Cpl

ROFFE, DOROTHY SONIA  (426762)  WAAF; age: 27

He was serving in the UK and was killed instantly when they were hit by a Canadian Army Lorry which had lost control and gone into a skid in South Raynham Norfolk while she was cycling with three others - one of them her younger sister. The accident happened in .  She is buried in East Raynham (St Mary) Churchyard.

10-Aug

WO

ALLEN, CHARLES  (239936)  RAF; age: 43

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

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