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Casualties - 11 - 12 August 1943


11-Aug

Sgt

LYNAM, PERCY  (937541)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was serving with No 9 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Chichester.  He is buried in Ripley Cemetery, Derbyshire

11-Aug

Sgt

EVANS, SYDNEY FREDERICK  (1134492)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF460 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

11-Aug

Flt Sgt

LEWIS, AUBREY LEWIN  (42420)  RNZAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF460 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

POOLE, FRANK PERCIVAL GEORGE  (1392927)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF460 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

PORTSMOUTH, ROBERT JAMES  (1267082)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF460 LS-F of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

FIDDLER, JACK  (633093)  RAF; age: 40

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR861 TL-T of No 35 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Aug

Flt Sgt

HAMBLIN, REGINALD  (1575323)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR861 TL-T of No 35 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Aug

Flt Sgt

JACKETT, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1075889)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR861 TL-T of No 35 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

11-Aug

Plt Off

LEEPER, ROBERT ERNEST  (155018)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR838 MH-Q of No 51 Sqn, which crashed near Asbach during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Plt Off

BROADBENT, JOHN FRANK  (52829)  RAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED992 DX-O of No 57 Sqn, which crashed at Rummelsberg during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Plt Off

BURNS, AARON  (155579)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED992 DX-O of No 57 Sqn, which crashed at Rummelsberg during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

FLOYD, ALAN ST JOHN  (1384586)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED992 DX-O of No 57 Sqn, which crashed at Rummelsberg during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

GARMENT, RAYMOND KENNETH  (1320205)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED992 DX-O of No 57 Sqn, which crashed at Rummelsberg during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

MAJOR, GORDON CECIL  (1336854)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED992 DX-O of No 57 Sqn, which crashed at Rummelsberg during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

PETTEFAR, GEORGE  (1499191)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED992 DX-O of No 57 Sqn, which crashed at Rummelsberg during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Plt Off

RATCLIFFE, ROBERT JAMES  (413032)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED992 DX-O of No 57 Sqn, which crashed at Rummelsberg during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Flt Lt

WILSON, ROBERT HAY  (120627)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED992 DX-O of No 57 Sqn, which crashed at Rummelsberg during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

WHITTLESEA, HERBERT THOMAS  (1392934)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 76 Sqn 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 Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex

11-Aug

Sgt

BRYAN, ARTHUR  (841200)  AuxAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD167 KN-Z of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

11-Aug

Fg Off

ETHERINGTON, HARRY MARK  (136881)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD167 KN-Z of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

11-Aug

Plt Off

FALIEJEVAS, JURGIS  (139689)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD167 KN-Z of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

11-Aug

Plt Off

HOBBS, PETER  (148175)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD167 KN-Z of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

HOWES, ERIC YEOMANS  (1295447)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD167 KN-Z of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

PEGG, ERIC HENRY  (1393511)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD167 KN-Z of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

RUSHTON, RODNEY  (1621269)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD167 KN-Z of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

11-Aug

Plt Off

BINNS, HARRY  (149339)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD151 EY-M of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Breighton after running out of fuel on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Southport (Birkdale) Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

GILLICKER, THOMAS  (547631)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD151 EY-M of No 78 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Breighton after running out of fuel on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Warrington Cemetery

11-Aug

Plt Off

BAKER, VALENTINE  (149084)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED939 OF-M of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Flt Sgt

DAVIE, ANDREW  (1349734)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED939 OF-M of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

RICHARDS, JOHN HAMLYN  (1211347)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED939 OF-M of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

VAUGHAN, WILLIAM JOHNSON  (562927)  RAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED939 OF-M of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Plt Off

WEBB, CYRUS WILFRED  (J/17776)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED939 OF-M of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

BOWERS, REGINALD HUBERT  (1402265)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB794 DY-G of No 102 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft 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 Fulford Cemetery

11-Aug

Plt Off

CRESSWELL, VERNON  (141549)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV195 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the suburbs of Nuremberg during a raid on the city.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Flt Sgt

FRENCH, GORDON ALBERT  (425147)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV195 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the suburbs of Nuremberg during a raid on the city.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Fg Off

GODLEY, AARON GEORGE WILLIAM  (134571)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV195 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the suburbs of Nuremberg during a raid on the city.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Plt Off

HARRIS, LLOYD GEORGE  (412954)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV195 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the suburbs of Nuremberg during a raid on the city.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

ROSENTHAL, SAUL AUSTIN ROY  (1387181)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV195 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the suburbs of Nuremberg during a raid on the city.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

WILSON, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1804275)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV195 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the suburbs of Nuremberg during a raid on the city.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

WRIGHT, GORDON  (953453)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV195 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed in the suburbs of Nuremberg during a raid on the city.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

AC1

CROFT, HERBERT  (539303)  RAF; age: 23

He was serving with No 112 Sqn and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

Sgt

OLIVER, GILBERT EDWARD  (1130155)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS665 KO-N of No 115 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Huntingdon on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Abney Park Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

FANNAN, LAWRENCE PETER  (1673319)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS665 KO-N of No 115 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Huntingdon on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery

11-Aug

Flt Sgt

BETTRIDGE, OLIVER AUGUSTUS  (R/161867)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS665 KO-N of No 115 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Huntingdon on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Aug

Fg Off

CHESSER, RONALD ETHERIDGE  (138785)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS665 KO-N of No 115 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Huntingdon on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Carlton Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

MERRITT, FREDERICK HENRY  (1336498)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS665 KO-N of No 115 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Huntingdon on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heston (St Leonard) Churchyard

11-Aug

Fg Off

ERWIN, JOHN FRANCIS HENRY  (125507)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS665 KO-N of No 115 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Huntingdon on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Maidstone Cemetery, Kent

11-Aug

Fg Off

GARDNER, NORMAN PHILIP  (132378)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS665 KO-N of No 115 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Huntingdon on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Winchester (Magdalen Hill) Cemetery

11-Aug

LAC

BARBEY, ARTHUR WILLIAM JOHN  (926805)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in He was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily of No 145 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

LAC

LIPINER, SALKE  (775031)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in He was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily of No 145 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

LAC

MITCHENER, FRANK WILLIAM AUGUSTUS  (1445094)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in He was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily of No 145 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

Flt Sgt

MOFFATT, WILLIAM HENRY  (R/150855)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR721 NP-J of No 158 Sqn, which was abandoned near Selsey after running out of fuel on return from a raid to Nuremberg, he was blown out to sea and probably drowned.  He is buried in Gosport (Ann's Hill) Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

ROCKETT, TOM  (1620922)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR721 NP-J of No 158 Sqn, which was abandoned near Selsey after running out of fuel on return from a raid to Nuremberg, he was blown out to sea and probably drowned.  He is buried in Huddersfield (Edgerton) Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

SHEEHAN, LEONARD LAWRENCE  (1395112)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR721 NP-J of No 158 Sqn, which was abandoned near Selsey after running out of fuel on return from a raid to Nuremberg, he was blown out to sea and probably drowned.  He is buried in Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

11-Aug

Sgt

KIND, ALAN WILLIAM  (1576573)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR721 NP-J of No 158 Sqn, which was abandoned near Selsey after running out of fuel on return from a raid to Nuremberg, he was blown out to sea and probably drowned.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Aug

Sgt

SIMPSON, JOHN HILTON  (1507630)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR721 NP-J of No 158 Sqn, which was abandoned near Selsey after running out of fuel on return from a raid to Nuremberg, he was blown out to sea and probably drowned.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Aug

Fg Off

BAILEY, WILFRED EDWARD  (136031)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR928 NP-L of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

11-Aug

Plt Off

GREEN, WILLIAM  (155206)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR928 NP-L of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

11-Aug

Flt Lt

REID, JAMES  (125568)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR928 NP-L of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

11-Aug

Fg Off

WORSNOP, FRED  (142320)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR928 NP-L of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Florennes Communal Cemetery

11-Aug

Plt Off

BRECHIN, JAMES MAXWELL  (148473)  RAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD249 NP-U of No 158 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Furth im Odenweld during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Fg Off

DAWE, ROBERT WILLIAM  (J/16186)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD249 NP-U of No 158 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Furth im Odenweld during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Fg Off

JIMENEZ, DERICK  (129153)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD249 NP-U of No 158 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Furth im Odenweld during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

LEWINGDON, CHRISTOPHER JOHN  (1402321)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD249 NP-U of No 158 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Furth im Odenweld during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Flt Lt

MACWATT, IAN FRASER  (112021)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD249 NP-U of No 158 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Furth im Odenweld during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

WO II

ROACH, JAMES THEODORE  (R/137561)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD249 NP-U of No 158 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Furth im Odenweld during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Fg Off

PEARSON, GEORGE SHOLTO MANNING  (127030)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP533 'V' of No 177 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Ghent during a Rhubarb.  He is buried in Aarsele Communal Cemetery

11-Aug

WO

BESANT, RONALD CUTHBERT  (580838)  RAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ375 DT-L of No 192 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a special duties sortie over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Aug

Fg Off

SALTER, EDWARD WILLIAM HUIA  (402029)  RNZAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ375 DT-L of No 192 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a special duties sortie over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Aug

Fg Off

TRIGG, LLOYD ALLAN VC, DFC (413515)  RNZAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ832 'D' of No 200 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from the U-468 which was sunk  He was awarded a posthumous VC as a result of the report given to the British authorities by the survivors of the U-boat.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Aug

Flt Sgt

BENNETT, ARTHUR GODFREY  (412861)  RNZAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ832 'D' of No 200 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from the U-468 which was sunk.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Aug

Plt Off

BONNICK, RICHARD ALBERT  (158149)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ832 'D' of No 200 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from the U-468 which was sunk.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Aug

Flt Sgt

FROST, LAURENCE JAMES  (414872)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ832 'D' of No 200 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from the U-468 which was sunk.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Aug

Fg Off

GOODWIN, GEORGE NICHOLAS  (J/14450)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ832 'D' of No 200 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from the U-468 which was sunk.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Aug

Fg Off

MARINOVICH, IVAN  (413103)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ832 'D' of No 200 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from the U-468 which was sunk.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Aug

Flt Sgt

SOPER, TERENCE JOHN  (412908)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ832 'D' of No 200 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from the U-468 which was sunk.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Aug

Fg Off

TOWNSEND, JOHN ERIC JAMES  (130317)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ832 'D' of No 200 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from the U-468 which was sunk.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Aug

AC1

COLLINS, SIDNEY  (1359164)  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

11-Aug

Sgt

SMITH, ERIC RONALD  (1331063)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF516 PX-E of No 214 Sqn, which dived into Pevensey Bay after running short of fuel on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Enfield (Lavender Hill) Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

BUCKLE, KENNETH RONALD  (1686318)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF516 PX-E of No 214 Sqn, which dived into Pevensey Bay after running short of fuel on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery

11-Aug

Flt Lt

FILLMORE, STUART REGINALD  (J/6386)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE885 HA-G of No 218 Sqn, which was abandoned near the target after being hit by incendiaries from another aircraft during a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

LAC

EVANS, DAVID WOODHILL  (1067560)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was serving with No 232 Sqn, and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily.

11-Aug

LAC

RIGNEY, OWEN JOSEPH  (1438491)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving with No 232 Sqn, and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily.

11-Aug

Fg Off

ST. JOHN, VERNON  (123012)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 232 Sqn, and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily.

11-Aug

AC2

DELAUNAY, FREDERICK  (1650609)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was serving with No 242 Sqn and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

Plt Off

KING, PETER EDGAR  (172123)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 252 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Aug

Cpl

DODD, ERIC CHARLES  (801585)  AuxAF; age: 26

He was serving with No 601 Sqn and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

Flt Sgt

REYNOLDS, ALBERT EDWIN  (801547)  AuxAF; age: 24

He was serving with No 601 Sqn and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

Cpl

RUSSELL, WILLIAM JAMES  (801576)  AuxAF; age: 35

He was serving with No 601 Sqn and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

LAC

WAKEHAM, STANLEY ANGUS  (1318286)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 601 Sqn and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

Fg Off

BLAZER, ALEC HAYWARD  (124718)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE112 PG-T of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Flt Lt

DAMPIER-CROSSLEY, EDWARD  (403012)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE112 PG-T of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Flt Sgt

DAWSON, FRANK  (1077766)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE112 PG-T of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Fg Off

McLEAN, JOHN MACARTHUR  (404519)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE112 PG-T of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Fg Off

MOXHAM, PETER CLEMENT  (138471)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE112 PG-T of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Plt Off

PATTERSON, GEORGE BARNES PENNY  (155834)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE112 PG-T of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

WARDLE, JOHN  (1312826)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE112 PG-T of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

OUSTON, ERNEST ARTHUR  (1258970)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was serving with No 2862 Sqn RAF Regiment, and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

LAC

SMITH, PHILIP GORDON COMPTON  (1326409)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 2862 Sqn RAF Regiment, and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

LAC

WITTS, ALFRED HENRY  (1421955)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was serving with No 2862 Sqn RAF Regiment, and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

Cpl

CAWLEY, ROBERT JACK  (1272583)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 2925 Sqn RAF Regiment, and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

LAC

COE, SIDNEY  (1502683)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 2925 Sqn RAF Regiment, and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

Cpl

CORBISHLEY, FREDERICK LESLIE  (1114987)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 2925 Sqn RAF Regiment, and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

LAC

HALL, HUGH McKAY  (1073750)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was serving with No 2925 Sqn RAF Regiment, and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

LAC

HAYDEN, JOHN  (1391605)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 2925 Sqn RAF Regiment, and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

LAC

HUMPHREY, JOHN ROBERT  (1450065)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 2925 Sqn RAF Regiment, and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

LAC

PAUL, CLIFFORD  (1484947)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 2925 Sqn RAF Regiment, and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

LAC

SPENCER, ERIC  (1515999)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 2925 Sqn RAF Regiment, and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

Cpl

TULLY, DOUGLAS  (652775)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 2925 Sqn RAF Regiment, and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

LAC

WHALEY, JOHN MICHAEL  (1315638)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 2925 Sqn RAF Regiment, and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

LAC

WILSEA, JOHN RICHARD HOWARD  (1350101)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 2925 Sqn RAF Regiment, and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

Plt Off

ADAMS, ROYDON JAMES  (205795)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP177 of No 10 (RAAF), which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Aug

Sgt

BENNINGTON, DOUGLAS EDWARD  (33244)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP177 of No 10 (RAAF), which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Aug

Fg Off

BOWEN, IAN WILLIAM  (412372)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP177 of No 10 (RAAF), which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Aug

Sgt

CHALLINOR, JAMES EDWARD  (32957)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP177 of No 10 (RAAF), which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Aug

Sgt

DALLAS, JOHN REVIERE  (61002)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP177 of No 10 (RAAF), which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Aug

Sgt

DWYER, JOHN GORDON  (422461)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP177 of No 10 (RAAF), which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Aug

Flt Lt

GERRARD, NORMAN CLIVE  (401502)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP177 of No 10 (RAAF), which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Aug

WO

JONES, FRANK HOWARD  (403746)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP177 of No 10 (RAAF), which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Aug

Sgt

MATTHEWS, WILLIAM ERNEST GEORGE  (16949)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP177 of No 10 (RAAF), which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Aug

Fg Off

ROWLAND, JAMES INMAN  (421631)  RAAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP177 of No 10 (RAAF), which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Aug

Fg Off

SMITH, KEITH DERMER  (405664)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP177 of No 10 (RAAF), which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Aug

WO

WEBSTER, JAMES GEORGE HUDSON  (405658)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP177 of No 10 (RAAF), which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Aug

Fg Off

WILLIAMS, ANTHONY ALLEN  (130964)  RAF; age: 22

He died from injuries sustained on 7 Aug 1943 whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP101 of No 131 OTU, which flew into the ground at night at Duross Point, Lough Erne on 7 Aug 1943.  He is buried in Sheffield (Abbey Lane) Cemetery

11-Aug

Flt Lt

MacDONALD, BERTRAM ALEXANDER  (J/6029)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito III, HJ962 of No 1655 MTU, which stalled and crashed on the approach to Marham.  He is buried in Marham Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

TATTERSALL, ROWLAND  ()  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE178 of No 27 OTU, which crashed into trees during a forced landing near Lichfield following the loss of the starboard propeller.  He is buried in Oswaldtwistle (Immanuel) Churchyard

11-Aug

Sgt

YATES, COLIN  (1439441)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE390 'R' of No 30 OTU, which collided with Master, W9073 of No 5 (P) AFU as the latter emerged from cloud near Seighford.  He is buried in Peel (St Paul) Churchyard

11-Aug

Sgt

COCHRANE, SPENCER GEORGE  (1575884)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE390 'R' of No 30 OTU, which collided with Master, W9073 of No 5 (P) AFU as the latter emerged from cloud near Seighford.  He is buried in Stafford Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

POWIS, FRANK  (1547055)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE390 'R' of No 30 OTU, which collided with Master, W9073 of No 5 (P) AFU as the latter emerged from cloud near Seighford.  He is buried in Stafford Cemetery

11-Aug

Flt Lt

METCALFE, LEONARD WALTER  (68145)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE390 'R' of No 30 OTU, which collided with Master, W9073 of No 5 (P) AFU as the latter emerged from cloud near Seighford.  He was buried in/or cremated at  Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium

11-Aug

Sgt

BRYANT, ERIC WILLIAM CAPEL  (1384167)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE390 'R' of No 30 OTU, which collided with Master, W9073 of No 5 (P) AFU as the latter emerged from cloud near Seighford.  He was cremated at  South London Crematorium, Mitcham

11-Aug

LAC

BLINDELL, DAVID VICTOR FRANCIS  (1607365)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AT483 of No 32 SFTS, which rolled and crashed on take off from Moose Jaw following an engine failure.  He is buried in Moose Jaw (Rosedale) Cemetery

11-Aug

Plt Off

WINGHAM, ROY  (152162)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AT483 of No 32 SFTS, which rolled and crashed on take off from Moose Jaw following an engine failure.  He is buried in Moose Jaw (Rosedale) Cemetery

11-Aug

LAC

EARL, ARTHUR ERNEST  (1104775)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was serving with No 322 Wing and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

Cpl

LEAVER, CHARLES HORACE  (1223204)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was serving with No 322 Wing and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

LAC

WINDSOR, VICTOR GEORGE  (1421972)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving with No 322 Wing and was probably killed during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

Cpl

MONTGOMERIE, HUGH MCCULLOCH  (1107082)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was serving with No 3226 SCU and died in the ambulance taking him to hospital having sustained wounds during a Luftwaffe attack on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

Flt Sgt

SANDERS, JOHN FRANCIS HASTINGS  (1166117)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AG915 of No 4 ADU, which crashed into a truck following an engine failure on take-off from Agnone.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

Fg Off

JOHNSTONE, GEORGE  (111480)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Baltimore III, AG915 of No 4 ADU, which crashed into a truck following an engine failure on take-off from Agnone.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Aug

AC1

LEWIS, GWYN  (1401156)  RAFVR; age: ?

He had been serving with No 41 ASP when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Hintok.  He is buried in Chungkai War Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

MUDIE, JAMES WILLIAM  (421608)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, W9073 of No 5 (P) AFU, which collided with Wellington, HE390 of No 30 OUT as it emerged from cloud near Seighford.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

11-Aug

Flt Sgt

SIMMONS, CHARLES ALBERT  (657534)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, W9073 of No 5 (P) AFU, which collided with Wellington, HE390 of No 30 OUT as it emerged from cloud near Seighford.  He is buried in Whittington Church Cemetery

11-Aug

Sgt

HART, ARNOLD FRANK  (1541751)  RAFVR; age: 41

He was serving with No 501 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

11-Aug

LAC

CLARKSON, KENNETH  (1046198)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 864 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

11-Aug

Cpl

BROWN, WILLIAM  (1031919)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was serving at Gibraltar at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gibraltar Memorial

11-Aug

Pvt

MAWLOOD TAHA  (7157)  IL; age: ?

He was serving with the Iraq Levies at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Habbaniya Memorial

11-Aug

AC2

PRIOR, DAVID ARTHUR  (1869633)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was serving in the UK and was injured in the head by an exploding hand grenade he was throwing and died in hospital a few hours later, He did not get down as told after throwing the grenade and a splinter hit him in the forehead.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery

11-Aug

LAC

MAQUADE, JOHN CYRIL  (1104091)  RAFVR; age: 33

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 Sheffield.  He is buried in Sheffield (Abbey Lane) Cemetery

12-Aug

Flt Sgt

NOWAK, Julian (P.783577)  PAF; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD637  of No 25 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Sigglesthorne in East Yorkshire.  He is buried in Brandesburton (St Mary) Churchyard.

12-Aug

WO

KENDALL, CHARLES GODFREY  (1293123)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD637  of No 25 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Sigglesthorne in East Yorkshire.  He is buried in Sutton Cemetery

12-Aug

Fg Off

LESTER, WILLIAM DFC (134334)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF525 'R' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down over the target area during a raid on St Agata.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

12-Aug

Sgt

CAMERON, HENRY  (1105554)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ544 'Z' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off San Giovanni during an attack on targets in the Straits of Messina.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

12-Aug

Flt Sgt

COX, LEONARD ARTHUR  (1384083)  RAFVR; age: 43

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ544 'Z' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off San Giovanni during an attack on targets in the Straits of Messina.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

12-Aug

Flt Sgt

MURRAY, AUBREY ROBERT  (778598)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ544 'Z' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off San Giovanni during an attack on targets in the Straits of Messina.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

12-Aug

Sgt

PAYNE, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1270198)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ544 'Z' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off San Giovanni during an attack on targets in the Straits of Messina.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

12-Aug

WO

SHEPHERD, HENRY SCORESBY  (411459)  RNZAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ544 'Z' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off San Giovanni during an attack on targets in the Straits of Messina.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

12-Aug

Flt Sgt

MUGGLETON, REGINALD GORDON  (1258443)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HV723 of No 67 Sqn, which was shot down by AA fire whilst attacking Akyab airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

12-Aug

Flt Sgt

JACKSON, LIONEL FRANCIS  (1312983)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK240 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Bernay in France during a raid to Milan.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery

12-Aug

Sgt

LUXTON, JOHN RUSSELL  (1086977)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK240 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Bernay in France during a raid to Milan.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery

12-Aug

Flt Sgt

MARTIN, HAROLD STUART  (R/173738)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK240 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Bernay in France during a raid to Milan.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery

12-Aug

Plt Off

McCANN, BRYAN STANLEY  (147957)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK240 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Bernay in France during a raid to Milan.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery

12-Aug

Sgt

SAMUEL, ALEC CECIL  (1600605)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK240 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which crashed near Bernay in France during a raid to Milan.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery

12-Aug

WO I

CAMERON, DONALD ALEXANDER JOSEPH  (R/65249)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB334 NF-X of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Ecorcei during an SOE operation in France.  He is buried in Ecorcei Churchyard

12-Aug

WO I

FOSTER, ALLAN GERALD  (R/85356)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB334 NF-X of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Ecorcei during an SOE operation in France.  He is buried in Ecorcei Churchyard

12-Aug

Sgt

MASON, ANTHONY LAWRENCE  (624676)  RAF; age: 31

He was serving with No 149 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Newmarket.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard

12-Aug

WO

SIMMONS, JOHN FRANCIS  (404100)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, AL560 'N' of No 159 Sqn, which crashed on a three engine overshoot having aborted its bombing practice shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

12-Aug

Fg Off

GREENGRASS, JERMYN SAMUEL  (137338)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, AL560 'N' of No 159 Sqn, which crashed on a three engine overshoot having aborted its bombing practice shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

12-Aug

Flt Sgt

HUTTON, ROBERT JOHN  (1379274)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, AL560 'N' of No 159 Sqn, which crashed on a three engine overshoot having aborted its bombing practice shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

12-Aug

Fg Off

PETTINGALE, STANLEY LINWOOD  (J/16279)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, AL560 'N' of No 159 Sqn, which crashed on a three engine overshoot having aborted its bombing practice shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

12-Aug

Fg Off

SMITH, EDWIN EARLE  (J/12568)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, AL560 'N' of No 159 Sqn, which crashed on a three engine overshoot having aborted its bombing practice shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

12-Aug

Sgt

CHAPMAN, HARRY DENZIL  (990569)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, AL560 'N' of No 159 Sqn, which crashed on a three engine overshoot having aborted its bombing practice shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

12-Aug

LAC

COOPER, DAVID  (1430704)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, AL560 'N' of No 159 Sqn, which crashed on a three engine overshoot having aborted its bombing practice shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

12-Aug

Flt Sgt

ATKINSON, WILFRED GEORGE  (408668)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed in an air raid on the airfield at Lentini East on Sicily.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Aug

Cpl

JARVIS, LESLIE RONALD  (1413370)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed in an air raid on the airfield at Lentini East on Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

12-Aug

LAC

RUSSELL, HARRY ARTHUR  (1216081)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed in an air raid on the airfield at Lentini East on Sicily.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

12-Aug

WO

FOGDEN, EDMUND DANIEL  (403045)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN442 of No 466 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off St Nazaire.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

12-Aug

Flt Sgt

HAMOOD, FRANK NORMAN  (409046)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN442 of No 466 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off St Nazaire.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

12-Aug

Sgt

RICHARDSON, RONALD WILLIAM  (2207432)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN442 of No 466 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off St Nazaire.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

12-Aug

Flt Sgt

WINCHESTER, WILLIAM VICTOR BRYAN  (409265)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN442 of No 466 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off St Nazaire.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

12-Aug

Sgt

WOOSNAM, RICHARD GORDON  (1316368)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN442 of No 466 Sqn, which failed to return from a Gardening sortie off St Nazaire.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

12-Aug

LAC

MORGAN, BRYN  (1220896)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was serving with No 601 Sqn and possibly died from injuries sustained the previous day during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

12-Aug

AC1

HARPER, THOMAS  (1038414)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon of No 605 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

12-Aug

Plt Off

CLARKE, GORDON HARVEY  (139592)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK713 QS-E of No 620 Sqn, which crashed at Mittainvilliers in France during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Aug

Sgt

CUTTER, GEORGE ROBERT  (652428)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK713 QS-E of No 620 Sqn, which crashed at Mittainvilliers in France during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Aug

Sgt

DONALD, KENNETH NEVILLE  (710150)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK713 QS-E of No 620 Sqn, which crashed at Mittainvilliers in France during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Aug

Sgt

HARRISON, CYRIL  (1430273)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK713 QS-E of No 620 Sqn, which crashed at Mittainvilliers in France during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Aug

Flt Sgt

MAITLAND, HUGH  (1335760)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK713 QS-E of No 620 Sqn, which crashed at Mittainvilliers in France during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Aug

Sgt

MOULDING, KENNETH ERNEST  (1272021)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK713 QS-E of No 620 Sqn, which crashed at Mittainvilliers in France during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Aug

Sgt

THORNTON, RONALD  (1213543)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK713 QS-E of No 620 Sqn, which crashed at Mittainvilliers in France during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Aug

Flt Lt

WILLIAMS, LESLIE KENNETH  (126857)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK713 QS-E of No 620 Sqn, which crashed at Mittainvilliers in France during a raid to Turin.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Aug

AC1

NEWMAN, GORDON HENRY  (1809081)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving with No 2855 Sqn RAF Regiment, and possibly died from injuries sustained the previous day during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

12-Aug

LAC

NOBLE, LYNDEN CHARLES  (1652810)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was serving with No 2857 Sqn RAF Regiment, and possibly died from injuries sustained the previous day during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

12-Aug

LAC

ARKELL, MERVYN CHARLES  (1407959)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in possibly died from injuries sustained the previous day during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily of No 2862 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

12-Aug

LAC

PARKES, JAMES  (1390270)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 2885 Sqn RAF Regiment, and possibly died from injuries sustained the previous day during Luftwaffe attacks on airfields in Sicily.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

12-Aug

AC2

GALE, PERCY  (1666106)  RAFVR; age: 38

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

12-Aug

WO I

HUNTER, THOMAS BAMBURGH  (R/100666)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, Z3658 of No 1449 Flt, which crashed in the sea near the Wolf Rock lighthouse after hitting a mast whilst low flying.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Aug

Sgt

TRAVIS, WILLIAM  (1508761)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL410 of No 2 FIS, which flew into the ground at Easter Oathlaw, Forfar after hitting a tree whilst low flying.  He is buried in Oldham (Hollinwood) Cemetery

12-Aug

Flt Lt

KEEDLE, GORDON WILLIAM VASEY  (66561)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL410 of No 2 FIS, which flew into the ground at Easter Oathlaw, Forfar after hitting a tree whilst low flying.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

12-Aug

Sgt

CARDY, DENNIS ALFRED  (1580617)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV731 of No 28 OTU, which crashed in the sea off Shoreham having been hit by flak during a Nickel sortie over France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Aug

Sgt

GREEN, CHARLES  (R/160583)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV731 of No 28 OTU, which crashed in the sea off Shoreham having been hit by flak during a Nickel sortie over France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Aug

Flt Sgt

KEELER, RUSSELL ROSS  (R/116462)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV731 of No 28 OTU, which crashed in the sea off Shoreham having been hit by flak during a Nickel sortie over France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Aug

Sgt

BROUGHTON, GEOFFREY JAMES  (1216884)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV731 of No 28 OTU, which crashed in the sea off Shoreham having been hit by flak during a Nickel sortie over France.  He was cremated at  Bradford Crematorium

12-Aug

Cpl

HARRINGTON, JOHN  (631373)  RAF; age: ?

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

12-Aug

Flt Lt

WILKINSON, HAROLD  (88587)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was serving in the UK and died from injuries sustained when a grenade exploded during a training session.  His death is registered in Fylde.  He is buried in Leeds (New Wortley) Cemetery.

12-Aug

LAC

SMITH, JACK  (1010307)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving in the UK and died from injuries sustained when a grenade exploded during a training session.  His death is registered in Fylde.  He is buried in Shore (St Barnabas) Churchyard.

12-Aug

AC2

DOCHERTY, JAMES CRAWFORD  (1572825)  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 Horsham.  He is buried in Greenock Cemetery

12-Aug

ACW1/2

DICKINSON, MAY  (438310)  WAAF; age: 22

She had been discharged when she died from TB and influenza.  Her death is registered in Manchester.  She is buried in Manchester (Gorton) Cemetery.

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