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Casualties - 5 - 6 September 1943


05-Sep

Sgt

GREEN, LESLIE  (1556380)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 23 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

05-Sep

Fg Off

LE ROSSIGNOL, JOHN AUGUSTIN  (120555)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving with No 23 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

05-Sep

Fg Off

REED, JACK MILLER  (48911)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, ? of No 28 Sqn, which was probably shot down by AA fire during a tactical recce sortie in the Indaw area.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

05-Sep

Fg Off

COULTHARD, JOHN  (133021)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK126 of No 29 Sqn, which failed to return from a night interception off Beachy Head.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Sep

Plt Off

FRENCHAM, REGINALD MAURICE CHARLES  (146296)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK126 of No 29 Sqn, which failed to return from a night interception off Beachy Head.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Sep

Fg Off

BRAY, GILBERT STANLEY  (126618)  RAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF533 of No 36 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Blida.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

05-Sep

Sgt

PLUMMER, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1258732)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF533 of No 36 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Blida.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

05-Sep

WO I

WALCZAK, JOHN  (R/94109)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF533 of No 36 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Blida.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

05-Sep

Flt Lt

COWDREY, JACK ERNEST FREDERICK  (64757)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF533 of No 36 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Blida.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

05-Sep

Flt Lt

SCOTT, VERDUN ASHLEY DFC (109027)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF533 of No 36 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Blida.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

05-Sep

Fg Off

SCOTTON, JOHN NORMAN  (405559)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF533 of No 36 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Blida.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

05-Sep

Flt Sgt

WALKER, HENRY EDWARD  (656661)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF533 of No 36 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Blida.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

05-Sep

Sgt

MADDISON, MAURICE  (1041441)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

05-Sep

Flt Sgt

ANDERSON, DAVID WILLIAM  (1380174)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8287 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Battipaglia.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

05-Sep

Fg Off

LOFTHOUSE, RONALD (123585)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8287 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Battipaglia.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

05-Sep

Flt Sgt

GONE, PATRICK JAMES  (1293003)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8287 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Battipaglia.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

05-Sep

Flt Sgt

SMITH, CECIL GEORGE  (778912)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8287 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Battipaglia.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

05-Sep

Sgt

CARMICHAEL, JOHN SMART  (1323853)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH471 'U' of No 129 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters during Ramrod 533 to Courtrai marshalling yards.  He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery

05-Sep

Sgt

GAFFEE, LEONARD  (907386)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF477 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which crashed at Sorbon in France due to engine failure on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Sorbon Churchyard

05-Sep

Sgt

HUMBLES, ROY JAMES  (1811429)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF477 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which crashed at Sorbon in France due to engine failure on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Sorbon Churchyard

05-Sep

Fg Off

DARBY, JAMES LLOYD  (J/9473)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, DE765 of No 198 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Margate following an engine failure.  He is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent

05-Sep

LAC

LAKER, EDWARD CHRISTOPHER  (637386)  RAF; 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

05-Sep

Cpl

DOWSON, GEOFFREY GEORGE  (847663)  AuxAF; age: 34

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 995 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Worthing (No G).  He is buried in Old Shoreham Cemetery

05-Sep

Sgt

PERUAX, B FFAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AT667 of No 11 (P) AFU, which crashed near Ruabon, Denbighshire following an engine failure.  

05-Sep

Sgt

LAUDER, WALTER  (424479)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AT667 of No 11 (P) AFU, which crashed near Ruabon, Denbighshire following an engine failure.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

05-Sep

Sgt

CURRAN, JOHN GRAHAM  (1821749)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4929 GP-R of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Trecastle in Wales after encountering a heavy storm over the Brecon Beacons during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

05-Sep

Sgt

WILSON, ROY  (1492741)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4929 GP-R of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Trecastle in Wales after encountering a heavy storm over the Brecon Beacons during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Clitheroe Cemetery

05-Sep

Sgt

PRATT, FRANK WILLIAM  (1271556)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4929 GP-R of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Trecastle in Wales after encountering a heavy storm over the Brecon Beacons during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Hemel Hempstead (Heath Lane) Cemetery

05-Sep

Fg Off

FOLKERSEN, VICTOR ROY  (J/22796)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4929 GP-R of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Trecastle in Wales after encountering a heavy storm over the Brecon Beacons during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Hereford Cemetery

05-Sep

Flt Sgt

BUCKBY, ERNEST MIDDLETON  (426524)  RAAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4929 GP-R of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Trecastle in Wales after encountering a heavy storm over the Brecon Beacons during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Hereford Cemetery

05-Sep

Sgt

HOLDING, LESLIE  (1672421)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4929 GP-R of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Trecastle in Wales after encountering a heavy storm over the Brecon Beacons during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Standish (St Wilfrid) Churchyard

05-Sep

Plt Off

DUXBURY, NORMAN THOMAS  (157252)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4929 GP-R of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Trecastle in Wales after encountering a heavy storm over the Brecon Beacons during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Standish (St Wilfrid) Churchyard

05-Sep

Plt Off

JOHNSON, THOMAS FREDERICK EDWARD DFM (145822)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4929 GP-R of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Trecastle in Wales after encountering a heavy storm over the Brecon Beacons during a night cross-country.  He was cremated at  Woking (St John's) Crematorium

05-Sep

Sgt

WOODS, RONALD WILLIAM  (1337005)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG402 OD-G of No 1663 HCU, which crashed on high ground on the North Yorkshire Moors during a daylight cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Barkingside Cemetery, Ilford

05-Sep

Flt Sgt

TODD, ROBERT MERCER  (R/145403)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG402 OD-G of No 1663 HCU, which crashed on high ground on the North Yorkshire Moors during a daylight cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Carluke (Wilton) Cemetery

05-Sep

Fg Off

THOMAS, JEFFREY STUART  (126001)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG402 OD-G of No 1663 HCU, which crashed on high ground on the North Yorkshire Moors during a daylight cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Crick (St Margaret) Churchyard

05-Sep

Sgt

BLAKELEY, WALLACE JOHN ROBERT  (R/180851)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG402 OD-G of No 1663 HCU, which crashed on high ground on the North Yorkshire Moors during a daylight cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

05-Sep

Sgt

DICKINSON, ARTHUR CYRIL  (1576380)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG402 OD-G of No 1663 HCU, which crashed on high ground on the North Yorkshire Moors during a daylight cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Mansfield (Nottingham Road) Cemetery

05-Sep

Sgt

JOHNSON, FRANK  (1219540)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG402 OD-G of No 1663 HCU, which crashed on high ground on the North Yorkshire Moors during a daylight cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery

05-Sep

Sgt

HITCHCOX, EDWARD JAMES  (843241)  AuxAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG402 OD-G of No 1663 HCU, which crashed on high ground on the North Yorkshire Moors during a daylight cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Sutton Cemetery

05-Sep

Sgt

SALT, ALBERT WALTER  (1316986)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG402 OD-G of No 1663 HCU, which crashed on high ground on the North Yorkshire Moors during a daylight cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Witney burial Ground

05-Sep

Sgt

LAVENDER, WILLIAM EDWIN FREDERICK  (1578703)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE467 'N' of No 20 OTU, which crashed immediately after take off from Elgin following an engine failure.  He is buried in Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery

05-Sep

Sgt

DE SACHY, MAURICE PAUL  (1571654)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE467 'N' of No 20 OTU, which crashed immediately after take off from Elgin following an engine failure.  He is buried in Glasgow (St Kentigern's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

05-Sep

Plt Off

MOON, DONALD READING DFM (145662)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE467 'N' of No 20 OTU, which crashed immediately after take off from Elgin following an engine failure.  He is buried in Heston (St Leonard) Churchyard

05-Sep

Sgt

RICHARDSON, SIDNEY JAMES  (1481205)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE467 'N' of No 20 OTU, which crashed immediately after take off from Elgin following an engine failure.  He is buried in Lossiemouth burial Ground

05-Sep

Sgt

ROLFE, HENRY EDMUND  (1601535)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE467 'N' of No 20 OTU, which crashed immediately after take off from Elgin following an engine failure.  He is buried in Lossiemouth burial Ground

05-Sep

Sgt

WALKDEN, TERENCE ANTHONY  (1530950)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE467 'N' of No 20 OTU, which crashed immediately after take off from Elgin following an engine failure.  He is buried in Pleasington Priory (SS Mary and John the Baptist) Roman Catholic Churchyard

05-Sep

Sgt

DALE, JOHN  (1670732)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1720 'M' of No 30 OTU, which ditched in the North Sea off Aberdeen in bad weather during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Sep

Sgt

NEWTON, WALTER  (1554049)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, Z1720 'M' of No 30 OTU, which ditched in the North Sea off Aberdeen in bad weather during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Sep

Cpl

GUNN, WILLIAM DOUGLAS  (644051)  RAF; age: 22

He was serving with No 4 RSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

05-Sep

Gp Capt

RICE, EDWARD BROWNSDON  (3033)  RAF; age: ?

He had been serving at AHQ Far East when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Shirakawa.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery

05-Sep

Cpl

BAILEY, RONALD HAYDEN  (761217)  RAFVR; age: 23

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 Chungkai War Cemetery

05-Sep

AC1

JONES, THOMAS  (1480871)  RAFVR; age: 21

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

05-Sep

LAC

EVANS, JACK CHARLES  (1252475)  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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Newport (Christchurch) Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

BRADFORD, THOMAS WILLIAM  (1252341)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5744 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Rheingonhelm on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

CONNOR, DAVID GORDON  (1119137)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5744 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Rheingonhelm on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

DAVIS, CHESTER ANDITH  (R/143433)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5744 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Rheingonhelm on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

KNIGHT, REGINALD ARTHUR  (658117)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5744 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Rheingonhelm on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

MUNRO, GEORGE ALEXANDER  (R/131647)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5744 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Rheingonhelm on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

NELSON, ROBERT GILCHRIST  (137110)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5744 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Rheingonhelm on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

NOBLE, JOHN WILLIAM  (1579991)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5744 WS-E of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Rheingonhelm on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

DEVINE, BERNARD PETER  (1386648)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED666 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Ludwigshafen on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

GILL, THOMAS HENRY  (149605)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED666 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Ludwigshafen on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

GOUGH, RAYMOND VICTOR  (1318923)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED666 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Ludwigshafen on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

McDONAGH, KEVIN  (1518118)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED666 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Ludwigshafen on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

McKEE, ROBERT  (997977)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED666 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Ludwigshafen on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

McPHERSON, MATTHEW  (1349156)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED666 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Ludwigshafen on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

MORTON, WILLIAM ALEXANDER  (1384487)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED666 WS-G of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Ludwigshafen on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

ASTIN, ALAN  (1675694)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD322 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

COOPER, WILLIAM ALLEN  (1602272)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD322 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

D'EATH, DENIS MURRAY  (144788)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD322 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

DEE, ERIC HUBERT  (157194)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD322 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

HEINIG, JOHN PETER  (R/178656)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD322 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

KEARNES, ROBERT THOMAS HARDEN  (913467)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD322 ZA-V of No 10 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

HARDING, JOHN  (1589233)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4370 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which crashed on the East bank of the Rhine during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Lt

LEADER WILLIAMS, DEREK GEORGE  (21350)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4370 PH-C of No 12 Sqn, which crashed on the East bank of the Rhine during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Fg Off

EVERS-SWINDELL, FREDERICK HORNBY  (413906)  RNZAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IID, KW720 of No 20 Sqn, which spun into a tidal creek whilst carrying out a mock attack at the Combined Training Centre on Madh Island.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

06-Sep

Fg Off

BOYD, ROBERT JAMES  (126765)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XII, MB796 of No 41 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Ramrod to Rouen.  He is buried in Grandcourt War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

EDWARDS, CLIFFORD BEECROFT  (1456665)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA703 KM-W of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on the East bank of the Rhine during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

McNAIR, ALEXANDER  (156914)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA703 KM-W of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on the East bank of the Rhine during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

STIVER, DONALD EWART  (J/18138)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA703 KM-W of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on the East bank of the Rhine during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

CHAPLIN, KENNETH WALTER  (1035098)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA703 KM-W of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on the East bank of the Rhine during a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

Sgt

DAVIES, DAVID EDWARD  (978626)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA703 KM-W of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on the East bank of the Rhine during a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

Sgt

MOSEY, ERNEST  (531870)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA703 KM-W of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on the East bank of the Rhine during a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

Fg Off

QUINTON, LLOYD FREDERICK  (409443)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA703 KM-W of No 44 Sqn, which crashed on the East bank of the Rhine during a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

Sgt

BATTY, WILLIAM JAMES  (1289921)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED416 EA-J of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the target on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

BURDETT, DONALD WILLIAM  (1575805)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED416 EA-J of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the target on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

DAVIES, JAMES OWEN  (998630)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED416 EA-J of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the target on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

MATHISON, WILLIAM THOMAS  (157573)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED416 EA-J of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the target on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

WILBY, FRANK PAUL  (1452153)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED416 EA-J of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over the target on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

KING, ALFRED LESLIE  (1579313)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD263 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down near the target on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

BENNETT, JOHN HENRY  (1319079)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD263 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down near the target on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

Sgt

CAWTHORNE, JOHN THOMAS  (649855)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD263 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down near the target on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

Sgt

NELSON, REGINALD  (1319095)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD263 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down near the target on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

Sgt

PARSONS, JAMES BARRY  (1576472)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD263 of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down near the target on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

Sgt

BARTLETT, ERNEST GEORGE WILLIAM  (1586437)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed when he abandoned Lancaster, ED718 of No 61 Sqn, when the pilot lost control after falling unconscious, but he eventually recovered control and flew the aircraft back to base.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery.

06-Sep

Sgt

WATERMAN, JEFFERY JAMES  (1312274)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE893 JN-N of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Schwanhelm during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

WHATLEY, TIMOTHY  (1314153)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE893 JN-N of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Schwanhelm during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

WILKINSON, ERNEST STANLEY  (417138)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE893 JN-N of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Schwanhelm during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

WILKINSON, GEORGE STANLEY  (642538)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE893 JN-N of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Schwanhelm during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

DEAN, EDWARD VICTOR  (1209112)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK223 MP-N of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Saarbrucken on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

06-Sep

Fg Off

GOLDBERG, WOOLF WILLIAM  (131960)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK223 MP-N of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Saarbrucken on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

SAUNDERS, WILLIAM HENRY  (1393677)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK223 MP-N of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Saarbrucken on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

SCHMIDT, STANLEY THOMAS  (42461)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK223 MP-N of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Saarbrucken on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

TODD, ARTHUR FRANCIS  (R/155739)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK223 MP-N of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Saarbrucken on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

WATLING, FREDERICK  (840146)  RAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK223 MP-N of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Saarbrucken on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

ADAMS, KENNETH ARTHUR  (1576379)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB839 KN-K of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

FRENCH, EDWARD GEORGE OWEN  (1332367)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB839 KN-K of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

GOLDSBROUGH, WILLIAM  (1040030)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB839 KN-K of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

GOUGH, ROY  (1184858)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB839 KN-K of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

MATHERS, FRANCIS EDWIN  (413221)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB839 KN-K of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

MUFFETT, GUY ANTHONY  (1802465)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB839 KN-K of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Fg Off

SIMPSON, WILLIAM RHYMER  (130239)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB839 KN-K of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

SPEEDIE, WILLIAM FISHER  (1555010)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB839 KN-K of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

COLLIS, RAOUL DEREK  (1216717)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB970 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

HAMBLYN, DOUGLAS CHARLES WILLIAM  (414977)  RNZAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB970 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

HOLLAMBY, ERIC  (1440278)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB970 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

MAYO, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1211529)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB970 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

DOYLE, DENNIS THOMAS FRANK  (987167)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR874 EY-B of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

EDSER, FREDERICK JOHN  (1335488)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR874 EY-B of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

HINSON, PETER  (1249131)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR874 EY-B of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

MOORE, ARTHUR NELSON  (421995)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR874 EY-B of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

BAKER, VERNON REGINALD  (156698)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB872 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which spun into the ground at St Hilaire le Grand in France on its return from a raid on Mannheim having been damaged by a night fighter near the target.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

EBELING, FREDERICK CLIVE  (414129)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB872 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which spun into the ground at St Hilaire le Grand in France on its return from a raid on Mannheim having been damaged by a night fighter near the target.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

GROOM, PHILIP  (1222829)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB872 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which spun into the ground at St Hilaire le Grand in France on its return from a raid on Mannheim having been damaged by a night fighter near the target.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

HUNTLEY, WALTER ROY  (1300534)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB872 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which spun into the ground at St Hilaire le Grand in France on its return from a raid on Mannheim having been damaged by a night fighter near the target.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

MILLIGAN, HENRY WILLIAM  (156006)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB872 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which spun into the ground at St Hilaire le Grand in France on its return from a raid on Mannheim having been damaged by a night fighter near the target.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

PRATT, HENRY JOHN  (1390630)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB872 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which spun into the ground at St Hilaire le Grand in France on its return from a raid on Mannheim having been damaged by a night fighter near the target.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

SHEFFIELD, WILLIAM  (1147315)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB872 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which spun into the ground at St Hilaire le Grand in France on its return from a raid on Mannheim having been damaged by a night fighter near the target.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

GIBNEY, JAMES CROMPTON  (426082)  RAAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD475 EY-Z of No 78 Sqn, which crashed at Lindenberg during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Lt

HUNTER, RICHARD THEOBALD  (79562)  RAFVR; age: 42

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD475 EY-Z of No 78 Sqn, which crashed at Lindenberg during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

MEIN, JOHN GUSTARD  (658495)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD475 EY-Z of No 78 Sqn, which crashed at Lindenberg during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Fg Off

WALSH, MICHAEL WILLIAM BOYES  (138590)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD475 EY-Z of No 78 Sqn, which crashed at Lindenberg during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Lt

FERGUSON, ALAN EGERTON  (139598)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW229 EY-Y of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down near the target on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

FLEMING, ALFRED REGINALD  (1576515)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW229 EY-Y of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down near the target on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

O'DWYER, FRANK  (410716)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW229 EY-Y of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down near the target on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

TRACE, JACK RICHDALE  (R/157548)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW229 EY-Y of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down near the target on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

WO II

GLOVER, CHARLES GORDON  (R/110773)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB118 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

GREAVISON, HARRY ELLIOTT  (1379098)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB118 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

HEFFERON, ALFRED VICTOR  (778991)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB118 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

PEARMAN, THOMAS FREDERICK  (625593)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB118 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

POTTS, DOUGLAS ERRINGTON  (1149021)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB118 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

PRICE, JOHN HUGH  (J/17470)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB118 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

KING, WILLIAM JOSEPH  (1321389)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB118 OL-R of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

Sgt

GRAY, JOHN EDWIN  (629214)  RAF; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF129 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Limbergerhof during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

HARRIS, LEO FREDERICK  (416635)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF129 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Limbergerhof during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

HILL, DONALD COLIN  (1812104)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF129 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Limbergerhof during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

MACMILLAN, HUGH COLES  (R/146794)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF129 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Limbergerhof during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

ODGERS, GEORGE LOUVAIN  (1220163)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF129 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Limbergerhof during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

RENTON, REGINALD JAMES  (1533893)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF129 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Limbergerhof during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

WO

SMITH, SIDNEY WALTER  (1390791)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF129 WP-Q of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Limbergerhof during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

HARRISON, CLIFFORD MAUNDRELL  (1601591)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA926 SR-A of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Birkenfeld during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

BELL, GEORGE HUTCHINSON RENNIE  (1318653)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4922 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

CLARKE, JOSEPH GORDON  (1230788)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4922 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Fg Off

McCLEAVE, GEORGE RICHARD  (134062)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4922 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

PURDY, HUGH PATRICK  (1613094)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4922 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

ROBERTS, PHILLIP  (1511208)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4922 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

SHERIDAN, JAMES PATRICK  (425810)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4922 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

TAYLOR, JOHN  (412735)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4922 of No 106 Sqn, which crashed near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Gp Capt

HODDER, FRANCIS SAMUEL  ()  RAF; age: 37

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV182 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

CUNLIFFE, JAMES  (965489)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV182 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

GREEN, FRANK STANFORD  (J/18353)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV182 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

ROBERTSON, ANGUS ALAN  (145512)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV182 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Fg Off

SHADBOLT, RONALD REGINALD  (110567)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV182 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

TAYLOR, ARTHUR EDWIN  (156273)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV182 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

TYSALL, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (952938)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV182 of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Fg Off

MACKAY, JOHN DUNCAN  (405864)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH442 'W' of No 129 Sqn, which collided with MH418 and lost its tail during an air combat on Ramrod S35 near Amiens.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

06-Sep

Flt Lt

MALTBY, DAVID CHRISTOPHER  (85664)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8829 of No 141 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to St Dizier.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

Fg Off

WATTS, JAMES ERNEST  (47585)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8829 of No 141 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to St Dizier.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

POWELL, AUBREY COWLING  (1277215)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JL877 of No 143 Sqn, which hit the sea whilst low flying on a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

Flt Lt

COTTRELL, BERNARD  (135402)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK711 OJ-O of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and night fighters near Hockenheim during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

COWAP, JOHN  (514413)  RAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK711 OJ-O of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and night fighters near Hockenheim during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

CROWTHER, ALAN ROSS  (1335788)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK711 OJ-O of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and night fighters near Hockenheim during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

SMITH, WALTER LEONARD  (1129590)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK711 OJ-O of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and night fighters near Hockenheim during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

BADCOCK, DAVID HERBERT WILLIAM  (421312)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE872 OJ-N of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

BROWN, ANDREW ANGUS  (1349635)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE872 OJ-N of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

WO

DOUGLAS, ADRIAN VINCENT  (403617)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE872 OJ-N of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

GUEST, DOUGLAS ANTHONY PERCY  (1603378)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE872 OJ-N of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

HOLMS, ALEXANDER HUNTER  (421933)  RNZAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE872 OJ-N of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

SAUNDERS, HENRY ARTHUR  (649405)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE872 OJ-N of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ludwigshafen during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

MAGGS, RICHARD WEBB  (1315293)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8816 of No 153 Sqn, which ditched off Cherchel in Algeria following an engine failure during a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

TIMMS, KENNETH  (1196636)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8816 of No 153 Sqn, which ditched off Cherchel in Algeria following an engine failure during a patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Sep

Sgt

GROUT, DENNIS  (1350336)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA858 GT-Y of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

SIMPSON, HARRY JAMES  (414604)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA858 GT-Y of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

06-Sep

Fg Off

AYLING, KENNETH ARTHUR CHARLES  (129173)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE964 ZO-F of No 196 Sqn, which crashed at Bachenau during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

BROWN, FRANCIS JOSEPH  (1081280)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE964 ZO-F of No 196 Sqn, which crashed at Bachenau during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

FOSTER, THOMAS CHARLES  (1331516)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE964 ZO-F of No 196 Sqn, which crashed at Bachenau during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

MOSS, GLYNVILLE WILLIAM  (1406740)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE964 ZO-F of No 196 Sqn, which crashed at Bachenau during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

NORRIS, FREDERICK  (147954)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE964 ZO-F of No 196 Sqn, which crashed at Bachenau during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

PRICE, AVON EMRYS GOMER  (1338508)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE964 ZO-F of No 196 Sqn, which crashed at Bachenau during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

WHITAKER, RICHARD ROBERT  (415291)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE964 ZO-F of No 196 Sqn, which crashed at Bachenau during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Fg Off

CROZIER, PETER  (139486)  RAF; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8880 of No 219 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Bizerte after control was lost during an interception.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

06-Sep

LAC

HUBBARD, EDWARD ERNEST  (922659)  RAFVR; age: 30

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

06-Sep

LAC

LE FEVRE, WILFRED  (964949)  RAFVR; age: 23

He had been serving with No 242 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity whilst in Kamburi Hospital in Thailand.  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

AGATE, GEORGE EDWARD  (1391419)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR810 LQ-X of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at Nussloch during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

WO

BRODERICK, LEO JOSEPH MARTIN  (R/109822)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR810 LQ-X of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at Nussloch during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

BRUNTON, ALEXANDER CUNNINGHAM  (658381)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR810 LQ-X of No 405 Sqn, which crashed at Nussloch during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Fg Off

DANNIGER, HARRY ALLEN  (J/20481)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD210 VR-S of No 419 Sqn, which crashed at Hattenheim during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

HALLWORTH, ALAN WALTER  (1331376)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD210 VR-S of No 419 Sqn, which crashed at Hattenheim during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

HAYES, RUSSELL DANIEL  (R/116546)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD210 VR-S of No 419 Sqn, which crashed at Hattenheim during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

JAMES, RUSSELL GEORGE  (R/188839)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD210 VR-S of No 419 Sqn, which crashed at Hattenheim during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Fg Off

SHANNON, GEORGE ARNOLD  (J/21917)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD210 VR-S of No 419 Sqn, which crashed at Hattenheim during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Fg Off

STUDER, JAMES ARTHUR  (J/14875)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD210 VR-S of No 419 Sqn, which crashed at Hattenheim during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

USHER, GREGORY ALPHONSE  (R/137759)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD210 VR-S of No 419 Sqn, which crashed at Hattenheim during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

ALLAN, FRANCIS BARKER  (409786)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD410 VR-V of No 419 Sqn, which broke up over the target after being hit by flak during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Fg Off

BURKE, ROBERT WEAVER  (J/20261)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD410 VR-V of No 419 Sqn, which broke up over the target after being hit by flak during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

HUDSON, HERBERT JOHN  (1131558)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD410 VR-V of No 419 Sqn, which broke up over the target after being hit by flak during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

KILPATRICK, JOSEPH HENRY CLARK  (1300139)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD410 VR-V of No 419 Sqn, which broke up over the target after being hit by flak during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

NUTTALL, HARRY  (1672295)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD410 VR-V of No 419 Sqn, which broke up over the target after being hit by flak during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

SLANEY, ARTHUR RONALD  (1235596)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD410 VR-V of No 419 Sqn, which broke up over the target after being hit by flak during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

INGRAM, WILLIAM JOHN BOWSER  (R/138030)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE492 of No 424 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tattipaglia in Italy.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

06-Sep

WO I

LANGLOIS, JOSEPH ALBERT ROGER  (R/108482)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE492 of No 424 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tattipaglia in Italy.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

06-Sep

Fg Off

PITKETHLY, ALEXANDER  (J/14205)  RCAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE492 of No 424 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tattipaglia in Italy.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

SILLS, JOHN LORING  (R/138354)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE492 of No 424 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tattipaglia in Italy.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

ALLEN, LEONARD  (1431960)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE492 of No 424 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Tattipaglia in Italy.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

FLETCHER, NEVILLE EGERTON  (1333953)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK636 ZL-H of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

FOX, TERENCE ROCHFORT  (864838)  AuxAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK636 ZL-H of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

JOHNSON, RAYMOND SYDNEY  (1212114)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK636 ZL-H of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

STEMMLER, LORNE ALFRED  (R/193107)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK636 ZL-H of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

TEW, GEORGE CHARLES  (1801167)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK636 ZL-H of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

WALTERS, FREDERICK PHILIP CAVENDISH  (858772)  AuxAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK636 ZL-H of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

WOOD, GEORGE STANLEY  (1583465)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK636 ZL-H of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

FITZGIBBON, RODERICK HERBERT  (411874)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, EK119 'H' of No 486 Sqn, which was shot down off Berneval during a Ramrod.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Sep

Sgt

RANDALL, HARRY  (1439777)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 605 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

SIMS, SIDNEY ASHTON  (1336691)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 605 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

FORSDICK, RONALD VICTOR STUART  (1386815)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB133 of No 619 Sqn, which disintegrated in the air after bursting into flames during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

GODDARD, CHARLES ALBERT  (1316480)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB133 of No 619 Sqn, which disintegrated in the air after bursting into flames during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

KERSHAW, WILLIAM  (1359595)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB133 of No 619 Sqn, which disintegrated in the air after bursting into flames during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

METCALF, KEITH ADDINGLEY  (1529124)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB133 of No 619 Sqn, which disintegrated in the air after bursting into flames during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

NICHOLLS, ERIC ERNEST  (1214010)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB133 of No 619 Sqn, which disintegrated in the air after bursting into flames during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

SUMNER, FRANCIS  (1128947)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB133 of No 619 Sqn, which disintegrated in the air after bursting into flames during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

FINN, MICHAEL JOSEPH THOMAS  (1218851)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH931 QS-O of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Altdorf Protestant Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

GILES, BERNARD ROBERT  (1309196)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH931 QS-O of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Altdorf Protestant Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

JONES, FREDERICK ARTHUR  (1135264)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH931 QS-O of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Altdorf Protestant Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

QUAYLE, PETER GEOFFREY  (156633)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH931 QS-O of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Altdorf Protestant Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

BULL, EDWARD GEORGE  (1391064)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH878 IC-I of No 623 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Simmern during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

DELAHAY, HEDLEY PROBERT  (1313004)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH878 IC-I of No 623 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Simmern during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Fg Off

HUMPHREYS, NOEL ROBERT SHAKESPEARE  (414630)  RNZAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH878 IC-I of No 623 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Simmern during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

INNS, GEORGE  (1074776)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH878 IC-I of No 623 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Simmern during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

READ, GEORGE GREEN  (1304578)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH878 IC-I of No 623 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Simmern during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

SOMERS, FREDERICK ERNEST  (155189)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH878 IC-I of No 623 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Simmern during a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

06-Sep

LAC

LUCAS, FREDERICK STANLEY  (1442218)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2870 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in La Reunion War Cemetery

06-Sep

LAC

NEWMAN, WILLIAM PATRICK  (1038773)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2942 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

06-Sep

LAC

JACKSON, ERIC BUTLER  (1487462)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Master, 2903 of No 22 AS, which crashed near Vereniging following an engine failure.  He is buried in Vereeniging Old Town Cemetery

06-Sep

LAC

MUNT, CHARLES WILLIAM  (1385201)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 235 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery

06-Sep

Sgt

COTTON, JOHN  (1496923)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 40 PTC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

06-Sep

LAC

PAWLIUK, JOHN  (R/170408)  RCAF; age: 22

He was serving with No 53 RSU and died from injuries sustained when he was hit by an Army lorry.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Sep

Plt Off

McDOUGALL, GORDON ANDREW  (425726)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, T9532 of No 59 OTU, which collided with W9145 during a formation practice flight.  He is buried in Haddington (St Martin's) New burial Ground

06-Sep

Sgt

SHAPCOTT, WILFRED  (419503)  RAAF; age: 22

He was serving at RAF West Freugh and died in hospital from injuries sustained in a flying accident.(W9145?).  He is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery

06-Sep

Flt Sgt

FLANNIGAN, THOMAS  (348289)  RAF; age: 46

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Nuneaton (Flanagan).  He is buried in Nuneaton (Oaston Road) Cemetery

06-Sep

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WILSON, ARTHUR CHARLES  (46781)  RAF; age: 37

He was possibly serving as a test pilot with the Gloster Aircraft Co and was killed whilst flying Albemarle, V1708 which, crashed on the approach to Hucclecote.  He is buried in Patcham (All Saints) Churchyard

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