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Casualties - 19 - 23 August 1943


19-Aug

Sgt

DAVIES, WILLIAM STUART  (941487)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD179NF-F of No 138 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained the previous day when the aircraft crashed near Ecorcei during a SOE sortie to France.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery

19-Aug

Fg Off

FRALEIGH, MANLEY IGNATIUS  (J/9388)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R8927 'R' of No 182 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s near Amiens during a Ramrod.  He is buried in Beauval Communal Cemetery

19-Aug

LAC

PAYNE, FREDERICK HERBERT  (1256663)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 252 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

19-Aug

Fg Off

PROCHNICKI, Andrzej Feliks Michal (P.1647)  PAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN179  of No 316 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters during a Ramrod.  He is buried in Naours Cemetery

19-Aug

Fg Off

PLANT, HAROLD  (49653)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ825 of No 410 Sqn, which failed to return from a night Ranger to Papenburg in Holland.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

19-Aug

Fg Off

MACLEAN, GORDON BRUCE  (J/20356)  RCAF; age: 39

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ825 of No 410 Sqn, which failed to return from a night Ranger to Papenburg in Holland.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

19-Aug

Flt Sgt

WHITING, ALFRED  (1380793)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB423 of No 462 Sqn, which was probably shot down over the target during a raid on railway marshalling yards at Crotone, Italy.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

19-Aug

Plt Off

BASS, ERNEST FREDERICK  (157436)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB423 of No 462 Sqn, which was probably shot down over the target during a raid on railway marshalling yards at Crotone, Italy.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

19-Aug

Flt Lt

BIRMINGHAM, FREDERICK BROOK DFC (113268)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB423 of No 462 Sqn, which was probably shot down over the target during a raid on railway marshalling yards at Crotone, Italy.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

19-Aug

Plt Off

HOLTER, CHARLES SYDNEY  (161300)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB423 of No 462 Sqn, which was probably shot down over the target during a raid on railway marshalling yards at Crotone, Italy.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

19-Aug

Sgt

SCOTT, ALBERT ARTHUR  (16890)  RAAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB423 of No 462 Sqn, which was probably shot down over the target during a raid on railway marshalling yards at Crotone, Italy.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

19-Aug

LAC

STOBBS, RICHARD  (1544605)  RAFVR; age: 40

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2943 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery

19-Aug

Plt Off

FROST, ROY WILLIAM BARNARD  (152403)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, 501 of No 1 OTU, which crashed near St Honore in Quebec.  He is buried in Kenogami Protestant Cemetery

19-Aug

LAC

OLIVER, ERNEST  (965904)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2251 of No 117 MU, which crashed near Sorman LG after bursting into flames in the air.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

19-Aug

Flt Sgt

RUSSELL, DAVID  (415684)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ587 of No 12 OTU, which failed to return from a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

19-Aug

Flt Sgt

HOGAN, AUSTIN JOHN  (422559)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ587 of No 12 OTU, which failed to return from a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Newton Stewart Cemetery

19-Aug

Flt Sgt

LOVELLE-DRAPER, ADRIAN MERVYN  (413624)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ587 of No 12 OTU, which failed to return from a Bullseye sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Aug

Sgt

McDONALD, WILLIAM DAVIES  (1346452)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ587 of No 12 OTU, which failed to return from a Bullseye sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Aug

Sgt

WOOD, STANLEY WALTER  (1335616)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ587 of No 12 OTU, which failed to return from a Bullseye sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Aug

Sgt

WORDEN, FRANK ELLIOTT  (417551)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ587 of No 12 OTU, which failed to return from a Bullseye sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Aug

Sgt

O'BRIEN, JOSEPH JOHN  (1030890)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9497 of No 1658 HCU, which collided with Halifax, DG420 of No 1663 HCU as it climbed out from Riccall for a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Ballina (Templehollow) Graveyard

19-Aug

Sgt

ASHLEY, TERRANCE CLAUDE  (1337699)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9497 of No 1658 HCU, which collided with Halifax, DG420 of No 1663 HCU as it climbed out from Riccall for a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Barnstaple Cemetery

19-Aug

Sgt

McMEEKAN, THOMAS ROBERT  (1568151)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9497 of No 1658 HCU, which collided with Halifax, DG420 of No 1663 HCU as it climbed out from Riccall for a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery

19-Aug

Sgt

ALLAN, ALBERT JAMES  (1459143)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9497 of No 1658 HCU, which collided with Halifax, DG420 of No 1663 HCU as it climbed out from Riccall for a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

19-Aug

Sgt

COSFORD, FREDERICK  (1163277)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9497 of No 1658 HCU, which collided with Halifax, DG420 of No 1663 HCU as it climbed out from Riccall for a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Northampton (allington) Cemetery

19-Aug

Sgt

WOOSTER, DOUGLAS LEONARD HERBERT  (1603969)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9497 of No 1658 HCU, which collided with Halifax, DG420 of No 1663 HCU as it climbed out from Riccall for a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Wembley (Alperton) burial Ground

19-Aug

Fg Off

WALKER, ROBERT FRANK  (129607)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9497 of No 1658 HCU, which collided with Halifax, DG420 of No 1663 HCU as it climbed out from Riccall for a cross-country exercise.  He was buried in/or cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

19-Aug

Sgt

TOWNSEND, JOHN HOWISON  (1568521)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG420 'H' of No 1663 HCU, which collided with Halifax, R9497 of No 1658 HCU as it climbed out from Rufforth for a training exercise.  He is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis

19-Aug

Sgt

HART, NORMAN JOHN  (1194214)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG420 'H' of No 1663 HCU, which collided with Halifax, R9497 of No 1658 HCU as it climbed out from Rufforth for a training exercise.  He is buried in Hampreston (All Saints) Churchyard

19-Aug

Sgt

GILVERSON, ALBERT EDWARD  (R/184720)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG420 'H' of No 1663 HCU, which collided with Halifax, R9497 of No 1658 HCU as it climbed out from Rufforth for a training exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

19-Aug

Sgt

READ, FREDERICK DAVID  (1323650)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG420 'H' of No 1663 HCU, which collided with Halifax, R9497 of No 1658 HCU as it climbed out from Rufforth for a training exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

19-Aug

Fg Off

BONNER, MURRAY WALLACE  (J/21902)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG420 'H' of No 1663 HCU, which collided with Halifax, R9497 of No 1658 HCU as it climbed out from Rufforth for a training exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

19-Aug

Sgt

RAVINE, DONALD CHARLES  (569748)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG420 'H' of No 1663 HCU, which collided with Halifax, R9497 of No 1658 HCU as it climbed out from Rufforth for a training exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

19-Aug

Sgt

PARROTT, PETER CROSS  (1174427)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG420 'H' of No 1663 HCU, which collided with Halifax, R9497 of No 1658 HCU as it climbed out from Rufforth for a training exercise.  He is buried in Sunbury New Cemetery

19-Aug

LAC

RUSHFORTH, ROWLAND  (1013319)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 206 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

19-Aug

LAC

MARKS, SAMUEL GEMMELL  (623973)  RAF; age: 22

He was serving with No 326 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

19-Aug

LAC

WORRALL, GERALD OWEN GEORGE  (1580817)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in AT-6A, 41-16448 of No 6 BFTS, which was lost in a flying accident.  He is buried in Ponca City (Independent Order of Foresters) Cemetery

19-Aug

AC1

SCOTT, THOMAS MARTIN  (413618)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was serving with No 8042 AMES and was taken ill the previous day whilst the unit was in transit and admitted to a South African Medical Corp hospital, where he died.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

19-Aug

Flt Sgt

OSBORNE, ROBERT DOUGLAS  (561846)  RAF; age: 32

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

19-Aug

AC1

TURNER, THOMAS DOUGLAS  (755212)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

19-Aug

AC2

STRIPP, EDWARD HENRY  (1610759)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving in the UK and died in hospital having been found unconscious the previous night, having apparently fallen off his bicycle.  He is buried in Kirkham (St Michael) Churchyard and Extension

19-Aug

LAC

COX, RONALD  (1542162)  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 E Retford (35).  He is buried in Newbold (St John) Churchyard

19-Aug

AC2

DONNELLY, CHARLES SWIFT  (853679)  AuxAF; age: 36

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 Liverpool N.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

19-Aug

AC1

SIRDEFIELD, ALFRED  (1081540)  RAFVR; age: 30

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

19-Aug

AC1

TUCKER, WILLIAM  (1113227)  RAFVR; age: 21

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

20-Aug

Sgt

STAFFORD, ALFRED DOUGLAS  (644879)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD119 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near Market Harborough after losing a propeller during a training flight.  He is buried in Altrincham Bowdon and Hale (Altrincham) Cemetery

20-Aug

Sgt

NAYLOR, RONALD SYDNEY  (1380344)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD119 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near Market Harborough after losing a propeller during a training flight.  He is buried in East London Cemetery, Plaistow

20-Aug

Sgt

TOWNSEND, ERNEST  (1484117)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD119 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near Market Harborough after losing a propeller during a training flight.  He is buried in Glossop Cemetery

20-Aug

Sgt

ALLEN, RONALD BURNIP  (1448941)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD119 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near Market Harborough after losing a propeller during a training flight.  He is buried in Houghton-le-Spring (Durham Road) Cemetery

20-Aug

Flt Lt

SMITH, JOHN CECIL  (63467)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD119 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which crashed near Market Harborough after losing a propeller during a training flight.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

20-Aug

Sgt

BOYD, BERNARD CHARLES LOUIS  (338360)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF688 'P' of No 40 Sqn, which came down in the sea near Scalea during a raid against beaches at Sapri-Poola.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Aug

Sgt

FACEY, RONALD SIDNEY  (1271386)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF688 'P' of No 40 Sqn, which came down in the sea near Scalea during a raid against beaches at Sapri-Poola.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Aug

Flt Sgt

FIELD, CHARLES STANLEY  (1245817)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF688 'P' of No 40 Sqn, which came down in the sea near Scalea during a raid against beaches at Sapri-Poola.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Aug

Flt Sgt

SEDGLEY, BRYANT FREDERICK  (416618)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF688 'P' of No 40 Sqn, which came down in the sea near Scalea during a raid against beaches at Sapri-Poola.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Aug

Sgt

TAYLOR, CLIVE GEORGE  (1579604)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF688 'P' of No 40 Sqn, which came down in the sea near Scalea during a raid against beaches at Sapri-Poola.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

20-Aug

Sgt

BREWIS, LANCELOT  (935714)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR774 of No 58 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Bowerchalke near Salisbury in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Salisbury (London Road) Cemetery

20-Aug

WO

LOWE, DAVID NORMAN  (911239)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR774 of No 58 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Bowerchalke near Salisbury in Wiltshire.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Piershill) Cemetery

20-Aug

Sgt

BARNETT, PHILLIP SYDNEY  (1313941)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator GR.V, BZ765 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Aug

Sgt

COWGILL, ALBERT MOORE  (1219841)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator GR.V, BZ765 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Aug

Sgt

ERSKINE, JOHN  (1097361)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator GR.V, BZ765 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Aug

Sgt

HADDOCK, CHARLES  (1129634)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator GR.V, BZ765 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Aug

Sgt

HOPKINS, LEONARD JACK  (1294568)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator GR.V, BZ765 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Aug

Fg Off

JOHNSON, MAURICE PURKISS  (128517)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator GR.V, BZ765 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Aug

Sgt

MASON, ALBERT JAMES  (1234086)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator GR.V, BZ765 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Aug

Fg Off

TAYLOR, DOUGLAS WILLIAM BULPIN  (116777)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator GR.V, BZ765 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Aug

Flt Sgt

HELLYER, COLIN CECIL OLIVER  (412443)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ348 of No 139 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Aug

Flt Sgt

ROSS, FREDERICK JAMES  (409278)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ348 of No 139 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

20-Aug

Sgt

BORRILL, STANLEY  (84738)  RAF; age: 41

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP302 'R'  of No 209 Sqn, which struck the sea whilst carrying a practice attack at night off Mombasa.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Aug

LAC

EDWARDS, NORMAN  (1027867)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP302 'R'  of No 209 Sqn, which struck the sea whilst carrying a practice attack at night off Mombasa.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Aug

Fg Off

FIELD, VICTOR BOWRING  (48165)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP302 'R'  of No 209 Sqn, which struck the sea whilst carrying a practice attack at night off Mombasa.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Aug

Flt Sgt

HALLAS, ERNEST  (942335)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP302 'R'  of No 209 Sqn, which struck the sea whilst carrying a practice attack at night off Mombasa.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Aug

Flt Lt

INGLIS, JOHN MITCHELL  (60288)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP302 'R'  of No 209 Sqn, which struck the sea whilst carrying a practice attack at night off Mombasa.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Aug

Flt Sgt

MALLON, ERNEST  (350034)  RAF; age: 41

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP302 'R'  of No 209 Sqn, which struck the sea whilst carrying a practice attack at night off Mombasa.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Aug

Flt Sgt

O'LEARY, DENNIS WILLIAM  (933257)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP302 'R'  of No 209 Sqn, which struck the sea whilst carrying a practice attack at night off Mombasa.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Aug

Flt Sgt

ROBERTS, EDWIN RONALD BROOKE  (400292)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP302 'R'  of No 209 Sqn, which struck the sea whilst carrying a practice attack at night off Mombasa.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Aug

Sgt

SNOWDEN, JAMES MALCOLM  (1108099)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP302 'R'  of No 209 Sqn, which struck the sea whilst carrying a practice attack at night off Mombasa.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Aug

Wg Cdr

WALLACE, GERALD EVAN  (33179)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP302 'R'  of No 209 Sqn, which struck the sea whilst carrying a practice attack at night off Mombasa.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Aug

Flt Sgt

LEWIS, WILLIAM ROBERT  (1483476)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ131 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed in Mozambique during an escort sortie, probably as the result of running out of fuel.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Aug

Flt Sgt

MENZIES, DAVID MARTIN  (1126661)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ131 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed in Mozambique during an escort sortie, probably as the result of running out of fuel.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Aug

Sgt

MOLL, CHARLES GEORGE ROBERT  (1263484)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ131 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed in Mozambique during an escort sortie, probably as the result of running out of fuel.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Aug

Flt Sgt

RIDGE, GEORGE AUGUSTUS  (629070)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ131 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed in Mozambique during an escort sortie, probably as the result of running out of fuel.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Aug

Flt Sgt

ROBJOHNS, WILLIAM HENRY  (618971)  RAF; age: 39

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ131 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed in Mozambique during an escort sortie, probably as the result of running out of fuel.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Aug

Fg Off

STURDY, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (124500)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ131 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed in Mozambique during an escort sortie, probably as the result of running out of fuel.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Aug

Flt Lt

TODD, ARCHIBALD MITCHELL  (42911)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ131 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed in Mozambique during an escort sortie, probably as the result of running out of fuel.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Aug

Flt Lt

McGREGOR, MALCOLM WILLIAM  (J/4768)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EJ131 of No 230 Sqn, which crashed in Mozambique during an escort sortie, probably as the result of running out of fuel.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

20-Aug

Plt Off

PETERS, ARTHUR HAROLD  (J/18148)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP652 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed at Bunkcombe Hill in Somerset.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

20-Aug

Fg Off

DALGLEISH, ROBERT CARL  (J/16442)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP652 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed at Bunkcombe Hill in Somerset.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

20-Aug

Fg Off

HIRTLE, GORDON WALLACE  (J/20684)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP652 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed at Bunkcombe Hill in Somerset.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

20-Aug

WO I

CLANCY, JAMES HAROLD  (R/83153)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP652 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed at Bunkcombe Hill in Somerset.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

20-Aug

WO

CLARK, ROY ARNOLD  (R/65425)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP652 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed at Bunkcombe Hill in Somerset.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

20-Aug

Flt Lt

WILLIAMS, STANLEY SMITH  (J/15283)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in he drowned when the boat he was in capsized in Koggala Lake of No 413 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

20-Aug

LAC

McEWAN, JAMES  (972996)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was serving with No 454 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

20-Aug

WO

BIRT, DESMOND ROBERT  (1380798)  RAFVR; age: 20

He possibly died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Boston III, Z2251 of No 117 MU, which crashed near Sorman LG after bursting into flames in the air.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

20-Aug

Flt Sgt

MILLIKEN, JOHN CHRISTOPHER  (1316791)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Barracuda II, BV759 of No 15 MU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing on the Rufford ranges near Mansfield in Nottinghamshire.  He is buried in Butcombe (St Michael) Churchyard

20-Aug

Flt Sgt

FOX, JOSEPH SAMUEL  (746637)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was serving in the 16 (P) SFTS and was killed in a road accident while travelling to his unit at Newton on his motorbike.  He is buried in Ruddington (St Peter) New Churchyard

20-Aug

Sgt

ROULSTON, JACK CHESTER  (R/161470)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DK945 of No 17 (P) AFU, which crashed in Cheshire 1 other killed.  He is buried in Wrexham Cemetery

20-Aug

Flt Sgt

BROTHWELL, ROBERT SIDNEY  (1238487)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DK945 of No 17 (P) AFU, which crashed in Cheshire 1 other killed.  He is buried in Countesthorpe Cemetery

20-Aug

AC2

LINDLEY, HARRY  (1053805)  RAFVR; age: 23

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

20-Aug

LAC

MORGAN, REGINALD  (1181838)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, 3664 (ex BG121) of No 41 AS, which ditched off East London following a loss of height in a turn during a bombing exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Aug

LAC

SUTHERLAND, DONALD  (1361172)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, 3664 (ex BG121) of No 41 AS, which ditched off East London following a loss of height in a turn during a bombing exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

20-Aug

Sgt

JACKSON, GEORGE MEADA  (1394331)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3986 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed into the Solway Firth during a low level bombing exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

20-Aug

Sgt

WAUGH, JAMES  (1484114)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3986 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed into the Solway Firth during a low level bombing exercise.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery

20-Aug

Sgt

MANLEY, FRANCIS JAMES  (1452197)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3986 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed into the Solway Firth during a low level bombing exercise.  He is buried in Huyton (St Michael) Churchyard

20-Aug

Sgt

GRIFFITHS, HUGH LLOYD  (1317513)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3986 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed into the Solway Firth during a low level bombing exercise.  He is buried in Rhondda (Trealaw) Cemetery

20-Aug

Sgt

MARSH, JOHN  (1496762)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3986 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed into the Solway Firth during a low level bombing exercise.  He is buried in Skelmersdale (St Paul) Churchyard

20-Aug

Flt Sgt

WALTERS, DAVID  (421776)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3986 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed into the Solway Firth during a low level bombing exercise.  He is buried in Troqueer New burial Ground

20-Aug

Plt Off

FORD, DOUGLAS RICHARD  (145343)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving at RAF Sleap and died from injuries sustained on 17 Aug 1943 in a car accident in Shrewsbury.  He is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery.

20-Aug

LAC

NORTON, ARTHUR HERBERT  (937336)  RAFVR; age: 24

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 Birmingham.  He was cremated at  Birmingham (Perry Bar) Crematorium

21-Aug

Flt Sgt

HADY, JOHN FRANCIS  (1176167)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF460 'O' of No 70 Sqn, which ditched on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Villa Literno in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Aug

Sgt

LEADBEATER, GEORGE OLIVER  (1197216)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF460 'O' of No 70 Sqn, which ditched on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Villa Literno in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Aug

Flt Sgt

MORTIMER, FRANK LOUIS  (655590)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF460 'O' of No 70 Sqn, which ditched on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Villa Literno in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Aug

Flt Sgt

WALFORD, ALAN JEFFREY  (1182458)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF460 'O' of No 70 Sqn, which ditched on its return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Villa Literno in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Aug

Plt Off

STEVENS, BRUCE HENRY WEBB  (J/17860)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF460 'O' of No 70 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the marshalling yards at Villa Literno in Italy.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Aug

LAC

WILLIAMS, GORDON ALFRED  (1281525)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

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

21-Aug

Sgt

PEARS, VICTOR HERBERT  (940650)  RAFVR; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED732 HW-L of No 100 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, JA922 of No 12 Sqn as it took off on a training flight from Wickenby.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery

21-Aug

Cpl

SUTHERLAND, EDWIN KEITH  (971576)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was serving with No 179 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gibraltar Memorial

21-Aug

Flt Sgt

BUTLER, ALEXANDER LANGLOIS  (1267080)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 230 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

21-Aug

Fg Off

BARNARD, ALFRED MONRO  (133057)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM345 of No 248 Sqn, which dived into the Bay of Biscay during a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

Fg Off

McGARVEY, PETER JOHN  (J/20384)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM345 of No 248 Sqn, which dived into the Bay of Biscay during a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

WO

McDOUGALL, CORNELIUS CAMERON  (R/90538)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR252 of No 250 Sqn, which was shot down near Bagnara in Sicily by flak.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

21-Aug

Wg Cdr

BREITCETL, JINDRICH DFC (82537)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ780 of No 311 Sqn, which failed to return from the unit's first anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

Sgt

FELKL, JOSEF  (788216)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ780 of No 311 Sqn, which failed to return from the unit's first anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

Flt Lt

FENCL, FRANTISEK  (113978)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ780 of No 311 Sqn, which failed to return from the unit's first anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

Flt Sgt

HALADA, JOSEF  (787834)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ780 of No 311 Sqn, which failed to return from the unit's first anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

WO

JAKS, VILDA  (787152)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ780 of No 311 Sqn, which failed to return from the unit's first anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

Plt Off

MRAZEK, EMILIAN  (146061)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ780 of No 311 Sqn, which failed to return from the unit's first anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

Fg Off

PAVELKA, EDWARD  (138868)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ780 of No 311 Sqn, which failed to return from the unit's first anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

Flt Sgt

PIZUR, MICHAL  (787874)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ780 of No 311 Sqn, which failed to return from the unit's first anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Aug

Fg Off

THERIAULT, LOUIS PHILLIP  (J/13595)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM160 of No 414 Sqn, which crashed after hitting an obstruction during a Rhubarb to the Paris area.  He is buried in Reau Communal Cemetery

 

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21-Aug

Sgt

MONCRIEFF, ROBERT SINCLAIR  (641993)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT697 'C22' of No 1658 HCU, which crashed after hitting a house near Bruntingthorpe as it attempted to make an emergency landing following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Newburgh Cemetery

21-Aug

Flt Sgt

BELL, BRUCE EDWIN  (R/70130)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT697 'C22' of No 1658 HCU, which crashed after hitting a house near Bruntingthorpe as it attempted to make an emergency landing following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

21-Aug

Flt Sgt

MAWSON, JAMES ALEXANDER  (R/116235)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT697 'C22' of No 1658 HCU, which crashed after hitting a house near Bruntingthorpe as it attempted to make an emergency landing following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

21-Aug

Sgt

GREEN, LEONARD HERBERT WILLIAM  (1615038)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT697 'C22' of No 1658 HCU, which crashed after hitting a house near Bruntingthorpe as it attempted to make an emergency landing following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Thurrock (Chadwell St Mary) Cemetery

21-Aug

Sgt

CORDEY, LEWIS WOODWARD  (813092)  AuxAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, EB861 of No 3 (P) AFU, which crashed near Hawkesbury Upton after losing a propeller.  He is buried in Cirencester Cemetery

21-Aug

Plt Off

MACIVER, DONALD (DOUGIE)  (149380)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, EB861 of No 3 (P) AFU, which crashed near Hawkesbury Upton after losing a propeller.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Comely Bank) Cemetery

21-Aug

Sgt

MARSHALL, LESLIE  (1493604)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, BW432 of No 31 OTU, which .  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium

21-Aug

Flt Lt

McCRORY, JOHN  (65481)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving in the UK and died in a military hospital, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Northern Ireland.  He is buried in Portrush Cemetery.

21-Aug

Sgt

WYSE, KENNETH RENWICK  (570840)  RAF; age: 22

He had been serving with No 77 Brigade when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Rangoon.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

21-Aug

Fg Off

INGHAM, FREDERICK GORDON  (133088)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE332 'J' of No 82 OTU, which crashed after hitting trees on the approach to Ossington during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Brighouse Cemetery

21-Aug

Sgt

HUGHES, RONALD WILLIAM  (1333407)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE332 'J' of No 82 OTU, which crashed after hitting trees on the approach to Ossington during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Milton) Cemetery

21-Aug

Flt Sgt

POCOCK, RONALD SYDNEY  (1312148)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, KW973 of the ATP Poona, which crashed after stalling during a low-level aerobatic practice.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

21-Aug

LAC

RIDOUT, WILLIAM FRANK SMITH  (1657406)  RAFVR; age: 40

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

21-Aug

ACW2

HUDSON, DORA MAY  (459538)  WAAF; age: 24

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 Norwich.  She is buried in Great Ellingham (St James) Churchyard

21-Aug

AC1

OLNEY, ALAN ARTHUR  (1463924)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

22-Aug

LAC

ELAND, JOHN HENRY FOWLER  (1148180)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was serving with No 55 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

22-Aug

Fg Off

SLORACH, ROBERT-SCOTT MELDRUM  (51052)  RAF; age: 22

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM157 of No 63 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Johnstone Bridge in Dumfries.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery.

22-Aug

Flt Sgt

HILL, ARTHUR HENRY  (401789)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM560 of No 66 Sqn, which was lost on a Ramrod.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery

22-Aug

Flt Sgt

BURTON, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (1287499)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD848 of No 201 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Brandon Head in County Kerry.  He is buried in Essendon (St Mary) Churchyard

22-Aug

Flt Lt

GRIFFIN, ARTHUR CHARLES  (62311)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD848 of No 201 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Brandon Head in County Kerry.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

22-Aug

Flt Lt

GROSSEY, CHARLES SEYMOUR  (45199)  RAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD848 of No 201 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Brandon Head in County Kerry.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

22-Aug

Fg Off

WILKINSON, GUY NELSON  (51121)  RAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD848 of No 201 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Brandon Head in County Kerry.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

22-Aug

Flt Sgt

COSTER, JOHN ROBERT  (1259732)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD848 of No 201 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Brandon Head in County Kerry.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

22-Aug

Flt Sgt

PICKFORD, NORMAN BARON  (657043)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD848 of No 201 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Brandon Head in County Kerry.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

22-Aug

Sgt

TILT, GEORGE FREDERICK WALTER  (1338702)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD848 of No 201 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Brandon Head in County Kerry.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

22-Aug

Flt Sgt

PITTS, WALTER NOEL  (749904)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD848 of No 201 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Brandon Head in County Kerry.  He is buried in Paignton Cemetery

22-Aug

Flt Sgt

SHERBURN, DOUGLAS HENRY  (1336929)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL523 of No 252 Sqn, which was lost near Prevesa in Greece.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

22-Aug

Plt Off

PEARSON, DONALD HENRY  (J/18762)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL523 of No 252 Sqn, which was lost near Prevesa in Greece.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

22-Aug

AC1

BUTT, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1405849)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku of No 258 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

22-Aug

Flt Sgt

CLARK, IRWIN JAMES  (R/130288)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG393 of No 295 Sqn, which crashed when it undershot an emergency landing having suffered an engine failure on take-off from Rabat-Sale whilst towing a glider to a forward base.  He is buried in Ben M'sik European Cemetery

22-Aug

Sgt

JARRETT, EDWARD FRANK  (1312041)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG393 of No 295 Sqn, which crashed when it undershot an emergency landing having suffered an engine failure on take-off from Rabat-Sale whilst towing a glider to a forward base.  He is buried in Ben M'sik European Cemetery

22-Aug

Fg Off

ROLLS, GORDON CECIL  (50659)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG393 of No 295 Sqn, which crashed when it undershot an emergency landing having suffered an engine failure on take-off from Rabat-Sale whilst towing a glider to a forward base.  He is buried in Ben M'sik European Cemetery

22-Aug

Sgt

GAWLIK, Konstanty (P.794102)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  XIII, HZ576  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational patrol.  He is buried in No Known Grave

22-Aug

Fg Off

MATUSZEWSKI, Boleslaw Robert (P.1968)  PAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  XIII, HZ576  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational patrol.  He is buried in No Known Grave

22-Aug

Fg Off

POREBSKI, Boleslaw Wladyslaw (P.0828)  PAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  XIII, HZ576  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational patrol.  He is buried in No Known Grave

22-Aug

Sgt

SZCZEPANIAK, Stefan (P.704236)  PAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  XIII, HZ576  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational patrol.  He is buried in No Known Grave

22-Aug

Flt Sgt

WALKIEWICZ, Wiktor (P.792206)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  XIII, HZ576  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational patrol.  He is buried in No Known Grave

22-Aug

Flt Sgt

WOJNILOWICZ, Jan (P.794500)  PAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  XIII, HZ576  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational patrol.  He is buried in No Known Grave

22-Aug

Flt Sgt

ECKERT, Tadeusz (P.793270)  PAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ655 of No 307 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the French Coast after the tail was shot off by Fw 190s during an ASR patrol.  He is buried in No Known Grave

22-Aug

Fg Off

MALUSZEK, Konrad Antoni (P.1816)  PAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ655 of No 307 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the French Coast after the tail was shot off by Fw 190s during an ASR patrol.  He is buried in No Known Grave

22-Aug

Plt Off

TUCZEMSKI, Jerzy Ryszard (P.2124)  PAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AB245  of No 315 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Ballymena during a low level navigation exercise.  He is buried in Ballycranbeg (Mount St Joseph) Roman Catholic Churchyard

22-Aug

Flt Sgt

JANUSZ, Erwin (P.784680)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, AB508  of No 316 Sqn, which was shot down by fighter during an evening Ramrod.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

22-Aug

Plt Off

CLARK, FRASER DUDLEY  (414590)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN631 of No 485 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during Ramrod 212 to Le Havre.  He is buried in Pont-Audemer Communal Cemetery

22-Aug

Flt Sgt

JOVANOVITCH, GEORGE  (339766)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving with No 3 ADU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

22-Aug

LAC

BATTY, BENJAMIN  (1004672)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 355 WU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

22-Aug

Fg Off

FALKNER, PATRICK ERIC  (151131)  RAFVR; age: 20

He probably died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Master I, N7943 of No 5 (P) AFU, which crashed on overshoot at Lichfield.  He is buried in Bournemouth (Wimborne Road) Cemetery.

22-Aug

Sgt

FENTIMAN, DONALD VIVIAN  (1393209)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Master, N7943 of No 5 (P) AFU, which crashed on overshoot at Lichfield.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery

22-Aug

Fg Off

JOHNSON, JOSEPH HOLLAND  (119789)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R6706 of No 53 OTU, which spun into the ground near Barrow-on-Humber following an aileron failure.  He is buried in Withnell (St Paul) Churchyard

22-Aug

Plt Off

NOIZET, JEAN JOSEPH ALBERT  (143485)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7304 of No 61 OTU, which collided with Spitfire P7444 during an air combat practice.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register.

22-Aug

Sgt

PUMPHREY, KENNETH  (1503809)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving in the 9 (C) OTU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Carlisle.  He is buried in Morley Cemetery

22-Aug

LAC

BRYSON, DAVID CAMPBELL  (1058984)  RAFVR; age: 23

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

22-Aug

AC1

PATCHETT, ALBERT  (1080636)  RAFVR; age: 24

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

22-Aug

LAC

KELLETT, JAMES CASSON  (1528300)  RAFVR; age: 29

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

22-Aug

Flt Sgt

RUMBLE, CYRIL  (1564807)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

23-Aug

Plt Off

GRAY, HUGH  (135730)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R7856 of No 1 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Tangmere.  He is buried in Glasgow (Eastwood) Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

BAILEY, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (1199806)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT636 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay, probably being shot down by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Fg Off

CLARK, JAMES MURDOCH  (J/26047)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT636 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay, probably being shot down by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

MATTHEWS, LLOYD CHESLEY  (798593)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT636 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay, probably being shot down by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

WO II

MITCHELL, BANKS EARLE DFM (R/80314)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT636 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay, probably being shot down by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Flt Lt

SAWTELL, GEOFFREY ALAN DFC (100556)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT636 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay, probably being shot down by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

WO I

TENNANT, WILLIAM ALLAN  (R/86553)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT636 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay, probably being shot down by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

URQUHART, THOMAS RAE  (1349870)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT636 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay, probably being shot down by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

WILDER, ALBERT CHARLES  (922520)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT636 of No 58 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay, probably being shot down by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Sgt

BANTING, STANLEY JAMES  (1321638)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV228 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Hei-en-Boeicop (Heicop) General Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

HORWOOD, RONALD WILLIAM  (1337229)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV228 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Hei-en-Boeicop (Heicop) General Cemetery

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

JOHNSON, EINAR  (R/178385)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV228 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Hei-en-Boeicop (Heicop) General Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

PUNTER, JACK  (1398388)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV228 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Hei-en-Boeicop (Heicop) General Cemetery

23-Aug

Plt Off

SPENCER, JOSEPH ALOYSIUS  (149541)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV228 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Hei-en-Boeicop (Heicop) General Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

WATKINS, THOMAS FRANK  (1261508)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV228 of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Hei-en-Boeicop (Heicop) General Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

FLETTON, WILLIAM STEPHEN  (1222635)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED774 HW-L of No 100 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

HAHN, HENRY JOSEPH  (R/152439)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED774 HW-L of No 100 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Sgt

JAMIESON, WILLIAM BURT  (1370277)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED774 HW-L of No 100 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Plt Off

NEEDS, LANCELOT KENNETH  (413015)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED774 HW-L of No 100 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Sgt

REAY, ROBERT GORDON  (1543666)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED774 HW-L of No 100 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Sgt

STANSFIELD, ARTHUR  (1127348)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED774 HW-L of No 100 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Sgt

WHITTER, PHILLIP ARTHUR  (1864357)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED774 HW-L of No 100 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Sgt

CHADWICK, HAROLD  (1020104)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM333 HW-V of No 100 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

23-Aug

Plt Off

PRESTON, FRANCIS ALBERT  (407972)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM333 HW-V of No 100 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

WILLIAMS, CAREY  (573577)  RAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD378 DY-C of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Duren during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

WHEELER, HARRY SIDNEY  (1379371)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4323 PM-C of No 103 Sqn, which was destroyed by fire after some incendiaries were accidentally jettisoned.  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

AUSTIN, WILLIAM HENRY  (778987)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED701 PM-B2 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

23-Aug

WO

BRECKON, KENNETH  (1093893)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED701 PM-B2 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

DAVISON, THOMAS  (1450992)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED701 PM-B2 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

HARWOOD, JOHN  (1231532)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED701 PM-B2 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

JONES, CLAUDE WILLIAM  (1375410)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED701 PM-B2 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

LEFORT, ALBERT EDWARD  (1384549)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED701 PM-B2 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

WEARN, WILLIAM JOHN  (1391460)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED701 PM-B2 of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

23-Aug

Plt Off

FRASER, GEORGE EITARO  (139620)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA871 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

GREEN, JOHN  (1036569)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA871 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

GREEN, LAWRENCE  (2216002)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA871 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

HUNTER, MAURICE  (1090357)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA871 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Aug

Fg Off

KAIN, GEORGE DONALD  (J/22773)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA871 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

MARSH, CHARLES KENNETH  (1324504)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA871 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

WILLS, FREDERICK ROY  (640916)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA871 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Dusseldorf during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Aug

Plt Off

BACKLOG, CYRIL PETER  (141331)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED550 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Emmen in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Emmen (Nieuw Dordrecht) General Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

FELLS, DONALD  (1390228)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED550 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Emmen in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Emmen (Nieuw Dordrecht) General Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

McKEITH, THOMAS ELDER CHARLES  (1552385)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED550 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Emmen in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Emmen (Nieuw Dordrecht) General Cemetery

23-Aug

Plt Off

OSMER, GEORGE WILLIAM  (149557)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED550 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Emmen in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Emmen (Nieuw Dordrecht) General Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

REID, WILLIAM MARTIN EWING  (1367967)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED550 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Emmen in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Emmen (Nieuw Dordrecht) General Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

STANDISH, JOHN WARD  (1458478)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED550 EM-K of No 207 Sqn, which crashed near Emmen in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Emmen (Nieuw Dordrecht) General Cemetery

23-Aug

LAC

YOUNG, JACK VINCENT  (1084551)  RAFVR; age: 34

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

23-Aug

AC2

MORGAN, KENNETH EDWARD  (1217442)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

23-Aug

Sgt

RASTALL, DERYCK STEPHEN  (1470004)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8896 of No 255 Sqn, which flew into a hill at Borizzo on the approach to land.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

LENNARDS, WILLIAM HUSKINS  (1312243)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8896 of No 255 Sqn, which flew into a hill at Borizzo on the approach to land.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

23-Aug

Sub-Lt

BLOM, PIETER  (900857)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1478 of No 297 Sqn, which failed to arrive at its destination on a ferry flight, and was probably shot down by enemy fighters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Fg Off

BOWDEN, JOHN BRUCE  (J/11959)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1478 of No 297 Sqn, which failed to arrive at its destination on a ferry flight, and was probably shot down by enemy fighters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

WO

CURTIS, HERBERT EDWARD  (655367)  RAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1478 of No 297 Sqn, which failed to arrive at its destination on a ferry flight, and was probably shot down by enemy fighters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

MOORE, ROBERT ANGUS  (1074933)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1478 of No 297 Sqn, which failed to arrive at its destination on a ferry flight, and was probably shot down by enemy fighters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

NUNN, ALBERT EDWARD GEORGE  (1335020)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1478 of No 297 Sqn, which failed to arrive at its destination on a ferry flight, and was probably shot down by enemy fighters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

WO I

PERRY, KEITH OLIVER  (R/87712)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT723 of No 405 Sqn, which captured on 3 Apr 1943 following a raid on Essen, he died in captivity.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

BETTS, NORMAN GARNET  (R/134551)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB255 IP-P of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Aug

WO II

CLIMIE, WILLIAM BENZIE FORBES  (R/141625)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB255 IP-P of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

EBBERS, HENRY BERNARD  (R/121772)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB255 IP-P of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

FORD, ERNEST JOHN ALLENBY  (1334076)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB255 IP-P of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Aug

Plt Off

HARRISON, RICHARD SAMUEL  (J/18463)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB255 IP-P of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Aug

WO I

LEDFORD, WILLIAM HOLT  (R/98963)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB255 IP-P of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Aug

WO II

MORGANS, EDWARD ALLEN  (R/106093)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB255 IP-P of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

WALSHAW, DAVID HUMPHREY  (1213720)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB255 IP-P of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Leverkusen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

COLLINS, JAMES GEOFFREY  (404749)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED421 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

FINLAY, WILLIAM ARMSTRONG  (1686496)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED421 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

MARSH, JOHN  (414359)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED421 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

SMALE, THOMAS  (1812351)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED421 of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

GRIFFITHS, HENRY GEORGE  (1382051)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL625 of No 603 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Zante.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

23-Aug

Sqn Ldr

CROMPTON, JOHN ANTHONY  (74668)  RAFVR; age: 24

John Crompton

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL625 of No 603 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Zante.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

23-Aug

Fg Off

GIELSTRUP, JENS HENNING  (151006)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIB, P8545 of No 611 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a shipping sweep off Hoorn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

LAC

SZYLLING, Jerzy Henryk (P.704281)  PAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, T1141  of No 16 (P) SFTS, which he abandoned after it broke up after control was lost in cloud near Sedgebrook in Nottinghamshire.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

23-Aug

Fg Off

HARRIS, REGINALD HENRY WILLIAM  (139517)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JK515 of No 1676 Flt, which ditched 130 miles off Gibraltar following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

23-Aug

Sgt

DAVIE-SPEIRS, ROBERT  (1382723)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, JM557 of No 2 TTU, which dived into the sea following an engine fire during a formation practice flight.  He is buried in Cadder Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

DUNCAN, GEORGE  (1367964)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, JM557 of No 2 TTU, which dived into the sea following an engine fire during a formation practice flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Fg Off

KEEVIL, JAMES REGINALD  (49884)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, JM557 of No 2 TTU, which dived into the sea following an engine fire during a formation practice flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

KINGSMILL, JOHN ALLEN  (417204)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, JM557 of No 2 TTU, which dived into the sea following an engine fire during a formation practice flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Sgt

DATSON, SYDNEY JOHN  (1335305)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving in the 3 (P) AFU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Cirencester.  He is buried in Sittingbourne Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

WILLIAMS, NEWTON HUNTER MIDDLETON  (1490507)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AB771 of No 3 (P) AFU, which crashed on take off from Lulsgate Bottom.  He is buried in Watford North Cemetery

23-Aug

Sgt

BARSKY, GIDEON  (1394515)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, AB771 of No 3 (P) AFU, which crashed on take off from Lulsgate Bottom.  He is buried in Bristol Jewish Cemetery

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

McPHERSON, ALAN STOREY  (657904)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, JM499 of No 306 FTU, which was lost on a ferry flight from Portreath to Ras el Ma.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

WO II

NEEDHAM, RAYMOND GUY  (R/125903)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, JM499 of No 306 FTU, which was lost on a ferry flight from Portreath to Ras el Ma.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

WO II

PERKINS, JACK LOREE  (R/101627)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, JM499 of No 306 FTU, which was lost on a ferry flight from Portreath to Ras el Ma.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Fg Off

RATTEE, GEORGE NEIL  (J/13765)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort I, JM499 of No 306 FTU, which was lost on a ferry flight from Portreath to Ras el Ma.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Cpl

HILL, BRUCE  (615034)  RAF; age: 23

He was serving with No 32 SFTS and was accidentally drowned.  He is buried in Moose Jaw (Rosedale) Cemetery

23-Aug

Fg Off

CONWAY, ROBERT WARREN  (J/23055)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4339 of No 42 OTU, which dived into the River Severn during a night training sortie, cause unknown.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

SMITH, ROY HAMILTON  (R/176376)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4339 of No 42 OTU, which dived into the River Severn during a night training sortie, cause unknown.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

WARD, HAROLD CLAUDE  (R/104222)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4339 of No 42 OTU, which dived into the River Severn during a night training sortie, cause unknown.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery

23-Aug

Flt Sgt

JAMISON, CLEMENT JOHN  (413603)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, T4339 of No 42 OTU, which dived into the River Severn during a night training sortie, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Aug

Cpl

FRANKLIN, CHARLES ARTHUR  (744426)  RAFVR; age: 24

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 in the Hakadate area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

23-Aug

AC2

OLDFIELD, ALFRED  (1089492)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

23-Aug

Flt Lt

BROWNLEE, JOHN  (C/5894)  RCAF; age: 36

He was serving in the UK and died from natural causes.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Aug

AC1

MULLIGAN, WILLIAM ANGUS GILLESPIE  (1374268)  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 Blyth, Suffolk.  He is buried in Lanark (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

23-Aug

Plt Off

McIVER, JOHN MALCOLM  (135509)  RAFVR; age: 31

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 Marlow Cemetery

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