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Casualties - 10 - 15 September 1943


10-Sep

Fg Off

BARBER, CLIVE JARVIS  (132589)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX802 of No 23 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Viterbo, Grossetto.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Sep

Fg Off

STEVENS, PHILIP ARTHUR  (135276)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX802 of No 23 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Viterbo, Grossetto.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Sep

Plt Off

EWART, NORMAN STERLING  (158918)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JK880 of No 154 Sqn, which failed to return from operations.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Sep

Flt Sgt

BAREHAM, DAVID HORACE  (569893)  RAF; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ832 'D' of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from the U-468 which was sunk.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Sep

Fg Off

COLLINS, WILLIAM RICHARD  (138822)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ832 'D' of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from the U-468 which was sunk.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Sep

WO

PENDRY, JOHN  (566167)  RAF; age: 27

He was serving with No 245 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

10-Sep

Sqn Ldr

GRAHAM, ROBERT MERTON  (60526)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, ? of No 255 Sqn, which was lost off Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Sep

Plt Off

SMITH, GEORGE PUGH  (158140)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, ? of No 255 Sqn, which was lost off Malta.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

10-Sep

Wg Cdr

CZAPLICKI, Waclaw Stanislaw (P.1108)  PAF; age: 53

He was serving with No 13 OTU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Porthcawl Cemetery

10-Sep

Fg Off

WILLAN, JOHN DAVIS  (J/17145)  RCAF; age: 21

He was serving with No 14 OTU and died from injuries sustained when he fell from a window at the Stag and Pheasant in Leicester.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

10-Sep

Corporal

STANCZUK, Edmund (P.781875)  PAF; age: 29

He was serving with No 18 OTU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

10-Sep

AC2

O'DELL, WILLIAM HOWDEN  (657189)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor III, R7531 of No 2 RS, which flew into the ground at Pippingford Park, near Nutley in Sussex.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

10-Sep

Sgt

MORRISS, RICHARD  (1395754)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor III, R7531 of No 2 RS, which flew into the ground at Pippingford Park, near Nutley in Sussex.  He is buried in Nutley (St James the Less) Churchyard

10-Sep

LAC

MALLEY, VICTOR LOMAZ  (1622976)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Master, 2978 of No 25 AS, which flew into the ground near Phornix Colliery at Witbank.  He is buried in eMalahleni (Joubertsrus) Cemetery

10-Sep

Sgt

DEATH, ERNEST NORMAN  (424741)  RAAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK152 of No 27 OTU, which having landed too far down the runway at Hixon whilst practising circuits it attempted a go-round but as it climbed it suddenly dived into a house near the airfield.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

10-Sep

Flt Sgt

FERNANCE, DARCY JAMES  (420652)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK152 of No 27 OTU, which having landed too far down the runway at Hixon whilst practising circuits it attempted a go-round but as it climbed it suddenly dived into a house near the airfield.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

10-Sep

Fg Off

STEWART, NEIL GORDON DFM (400497)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK152 of No 27 OTU, which having landed too far down the runway at Hixon whilst practising circuits it attempted a go-round but as it climbed it suddenly dived into a house near the airfield.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

10-Sep

Flt Sgt

STRINGER, FRANK CRAVEN  (410745)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK152 of No 27 OTU, which having landed too far down the runway at Hixon whilst practising circuits it attempted a go-round but as it climbed it suddenly dived into a house near the airfield.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

10-Sep

Plt Off

SWINNEY, TASMAN FOSKETT  (421642)  RAAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK152 of No 27 OTU, which having landed too far down the runway at Hixon whilst practising circuits it attempted a go-round but as it climbed it suddenly dived into a house near the airfield.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

10-Sep

Flt Sgt

VICKERMAN, ALAN JOHN  (418597)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK152 of No 27 OTU, which having landed too far down the runway at Hixon whilst practising circuits it attempted a go-round but as it climbed it suddenly dived into a house near the airfield.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

10-Sep

Fg Off

UDNY LISTER, THOMAS EDWARD  (J/7821)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF262 of No 3 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground at night at Dean Farm, Haltherop, near Southrop.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

10-Sep

WO

LLOYD SMITH, WILLIAM  (1174421)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF262 of No 3 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground at night at Dean Farm, Haltherop, near Southrop.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

10-Sep

Sgt

BAR, MICHEL (31?35)  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF262 of No 3 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground at night at Dean Farm, Haltherop, near Southrop.

10-Sep

Plt Off

ANDERSON, EDWARD WILLIAM  (J/28498)  RCAF; age: 29

He was serving with No 3 PDC and was probably killed when he fell from the third floor of the Metropole? Hotel.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery.

10-Sep

Flt Lt

BANHAM, DAVID DE BOWER  (100066)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, EB981 of No 7 FIS, which collided with Lancaster, JA894 of the A & AEE near High Post.  He is buried in Upavon Cemetery

10-Sep

Sgt

BURKHARD, HOWARD JOHN  (1317750)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, EB981 of No 7 FIS, which collided with Lancaster, JA894 of the A & AEE near High Post.  He is buried in Upavon Cemetery

10-Sep

Sgt

BAMBER, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (1137713)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA894 of the A & AEE, which collided with Oxford II, EB981 of No 7 FIS near High Post.  He is buried in Amesbury Cemetery

10-Sep

Flt Lt

ROBINSON, FRANK JAMES  (127800)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA894 of the A & AEE, which collided with Oxford II, EB981 of No 7 FIS near High Post.  He is buried in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery

10-Sep

Cdt

STEVENSON, R ATC; age: 17

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA894 of the A & AEE, which collided with Oxford II, EB981 of No 7 FIS near High Post.  He is buried in Gillingham (Woodlands) Cemetery

10-Sep

AC1

THORN, ERIC RAYMOND  (1689021)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with AHQ WA at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery

10-Sep

Cpl

ROBARTS, WILLIAM JAMES PARSONS  (1283555)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was serving in the ME at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

10-Sep

AC1

MORRISON, WILLIAM  (1532278)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was serving in South Africa and died in South Africa, cause unknown.  He is buried in Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery

10-Sep

AC2

YOUNG, LEONARD VICTOR  (912514)  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 Bromley.  He is buried in Bromley (Plaistow) Cemetery

10-Sep

AC2

ELSON, REGINALD WATKIN  (1701183)  RAFVR; age: 19

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 Pontypridd.  He is buried in Llantwit Major Cemetery

11-Sep

Sqn Ldr

MACDONALD, KENNETH FORBES  (100649)  RAFVR; age: 29

He possibly died from wounds sustained whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EF674 of No 93 Sqn, which was shot down by American AA fire the previous day as he was approaching to land at Sala.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

11-Sep

Flt Sgt

O'HARA MURRAY, ROBIN  (1334242)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP376 of No 175 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s near Poix during a Ramrod.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Sep

Sgt

KOLEK, Wladyslaw (P.783150)  PAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL469  of No 315 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Lisburn in County Antrim in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Ballycranbeg (Mount St Joseph) Roman Catholic Churchyard

11-Sep

WO

GRONDOWSKI, Stanislaw (P.782063)  PAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3427  of No 315 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Lisburn in County Antrim in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Ballycranbeg (Mount St Joseph) Roman Catholic Churchyard

11-Sep

Fg Off

KUROWICKI, Stanislaw H (P.1760)  PAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL406  of No 317 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s near Rouen during a Ramrod.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

11-Sep

Cpl

NEIL, DONALD CARDEN  (1352105)  RAFVR; age: 30

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

11-Sep

Plt Off

LESLIE, THOMAS DOUGLAS LISTON  (148117)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP678 of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down whilst on a Rhubarb to attack Sissonne airfield.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

11-Sep

Fg Off

BARKWORTH, BARRIE  (137210)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF277 of No 1525 Flt, which collided with MP402 and crashed at Eastleach near Southrop.  He is buried in Brookwood Cemetery

11-Sep

WO

RENAUT, ROBERT  (1067824)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF277 of No 1525 Flt, which collided with MP402 and crashed at Eastleach near Southrop.  He is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery

11-Sep

Cdt 1st Class

STONE, G E K (163)  ATC; age: 16

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF277 of No 1525 Flt, which collided with MP402 and crashed at Eastleach near Southrop.  

11-Sep

Fg Off

TAYLOR, KENNETH ROBERT  (122750)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, FE448 of No 34 SFTS, which .  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery

11-Sep

Flt Sgt

CRABTREE, EDMOND CLAY  (R/121328)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor III, HM360 of No 4 RS, which aircraft repaired?.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

11-Sep

AC1

FERGUSON, ALEXANDER JAMES  (1568355)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor III, HM360 of No 4 RS, which aircraft repaired?.  He is buried in Hereford Cemetery

11-Sep

Flt Sgt

SELLARS, WILLIAM HENRY  (658623)  RAF; age: 26

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IF, X7557 of No 51 OTU, which stalled and crashed on the approach to Cranfield.  He is buried in Quarrington (St Botolph) Churchyard

11-Sep

Fg Off

HARROLD, JOHN REGINALD  (131002)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL653 of No 2 TTU, which crashed after hitting the water near the Heads of Ayr during a low level turn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Sep

AC2

BALLINGER, ANTHONY WALTER BREEWOOD  (1401299)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

11-Sep

Fg Off

SMITH, RONALD LESLIE HEWSON  (151188)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL653 of No 2 TTU, which crashed after hitting the water near the Heads of Ayr during a low level turn.  He is buried in Barkingside Cemetery, Ilford

11-Sep

Sgt

COOK, GEORGE WILLIAM  (36801)  RAF; age: 53

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death but he may have died in the RAF Hospital at Halton as his death is registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Winchelsea (St Thomas) Churchyard

11-Sep

AC2

BOSWELL, ARTHUR LEIGH  (1627220)  RAFVR; age: 19

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 Tonbridge.  He is buried in St Boswells Parish Churchyard

12-Sep

Flt Sgt

JONES, WALTER  (NZ404607)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF143 'J' of No 179 Sqn, which he was mortally wounded by return fire from the U-617 which they were attacking off the Moroccan coast.  He is buried in Gibraltar Memorial

12-Sep

Flt Lt

GREENLAND, CHARLES JAMES DONALD  (J/15664)  RCAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, MM881 of No 255 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational sortie.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Sep

Flt Sgt

GREEN, JACK EDWIN  (1335503)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Maidstone of No 313 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Wormshill in Kent whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Wivenhoe (Bellevue Road) Cemetery

12-Sep

WO I

MUNCH, GEORGE WESLEY  (R/225115)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP503 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed after the starboard wing broke off in flight.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

12-Sep

WO I

PINCOCK, HUGH  (R/86428)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP503 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed after the starboard wing broke off in flight.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

12-Sep

Flt Sgt

RUSSELL, CLIFFORD ELDON  (R/121163)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP503 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed after the starboard wing broke off in flight.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

12-Sep

WO II

HAUGHEY, JAMES PATRICK  (R/110218)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP503 of No 407 Sqn, which crashed after the starboard wing broke off in flight.  He is buried in Lurgan (Dougher) Roman Catholic Cemetery

12-Sep

LAC

GALLANT, JOSEPH FERNAND ROGER  (R/138591)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in died from natural causes. of No 425 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

12-Sep

Sgt

CLARK, RICHARD EDWARD  (1189409)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP762 'Y' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce around Corsica and Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Sep

WO

DICKSON, COLIN KENNETH  (407414)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP762 'Y' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce around Corsica and Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Sep

Sgt

HORNSBY, JAMES STANLEY  (1019209)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP762 'Y' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce around Corsica and Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Sep

Sgt

MILNER, HARRY  (1069843)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP762 'Y' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce around Corsica and Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Sep

Fg Off

PARKER, MAXWELL GEORGE  (416227)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP762 'Y' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce around Corsica and Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Sep

Flt Sgt

THURSTUN, CHARLES ROBERT  (406268)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP762 'Y' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce around Corsica and Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

12-Sep

WO II

HENDERSON, GORDON  (R/95705)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK680 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Blida following an engine failure.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

12-Sep

Flt Sgt

PRICE, JOHN SHERLOCK  (421759)  RNZAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9820 of No 105 OTU, which flew into high ground in cloud near Bryansford in County Down.  He is buried in Ardglass (St Nicholas) Church of Ireland Churchyard

12-Sep

AC2

LOVERIDGE, NORMAN JOHN  (1205726)  RAFVR; age: 29

He had been serving with No 151 MU when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

12-Sep

Sgt

LUNGLEY, FREDERICK ERNEST LESLIE  (1321577)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX146 of No 304 FTU, which flew into high ground during a night take off from Port Ellen/swung on take off from Ellen and destroyed by fire.  He was buried in/or cremated at Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery

12-Sep

Sgt

WALTERS, HAROLD THOMAS ARTHUR  (1394347)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, LX146 or LZ244 of No 304 FTU, which flew into high ground during a night take off from Port Ellen/swung on take off from Ellen and destroyed by fire.  He is buried in Highgate Cemetery

12-Sep

Sgt

BREWIN, THOMAS  (1575830)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, LX146 or LZ244 of No 304 FTU, which flew into high ground during a night take off from Port Ellen/swung on take off from Ellen and destroyed by fire.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery

12-Sep

Sgt

GARBETT, JAMES EDWARD  (1394803)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, LX146 or LZ244 of No 304 FTU, which flew into high ground during a night take off from Port Ellen/swung on take off from Ellen and destroyed by fire.  He is buried in Reigate (Redstone) Cemetery

12-Sep

Plt Off

WALDRON, JAMES ROY  (138055)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, LX146 or LZ244 of No 304 FTU, which flew into high ground during a night take off from Port Ellen/swung on take off from Ellen and destroyed by fire.  He is buried in Swindon (Whitworth Road) Cemetery

12-Sep

Fg Off

THOMAS, KENNETH BRANT  (J/20595)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX946 of No 304 FTU, which flew into high ground in the circuit at Port Ellen.  He is buried in Bowmore New Parish Churchyard, Isle of Islay

12-Sep

Sgt

KEITH, DONALD GORDON  (1337715)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, R7127 of No 61 OTU, which collided with X4173 of the same unit over  Rednal airfield.  He is buried in Walthamstow (Queen's Road) Cemetery

12-Sep

AC2

KITCHER, CHARLES  (705526)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving with AHQ Malta at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

12-Sep

AC2

McALLAN, JOHN JAMES BYERS  (1024863)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

12-Sep

AC1

ALLFREY, ERNEST JOHN  (1294301)  RAFVR; age: 29

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

12-Sep

LAC

KYLE, JAMES  (1349538)  RAFVR; age: 27

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

13-Sep

Flt Lt

GOBY, WILFRED JOHN  (122949)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, LZ937 of No 81 Sqn, which collided with EN464 on take off from Salerno.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

13-Sep

Fg Off

EASTON, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (132837)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ220 of No 107 Sqn, which overturned in a forced landing at Eversley in Hampshire after hitting a tree necessitated by an engine fire in the air .  He is buried in Cromer No.2 burial Ground

13-Sep

Sgt

LACEY, ALFRED HENRY  (1334050)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ220 of No 107 Sqn, which overturned in a forced landing at Eversley in Hampshire after hitting a tree necessitated by an engine fire in the air .  He is buried in Cryers Hill Methodist Cemetery

13-Sep

Flt Lt

BLAKE, TERENCE DAVID BRIAN  (37666)  RAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ220 of No 107 Sqn, which overturned in a forced landing at Eversley in Hampshire after hitting a tree necessitated by an engine fire in the air .  He is buried in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

13-Sep

Sqn Ldr

PROUDFOOT, SAMUEL GEORGE  (403006)  RAAF; age: 28

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, Z5587 of No 135 Sqn, which stalled at high altitude, spinning into the ground at Hundiganal near Yelahanka.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

13-Sep

Flt Lt

DRECKI, Wladyslaw Maciej (P.0213)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN112  of No 152 Sqn, which crashed into a parked aircraft after swinging on take-off from Milazzo East.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

13-Sep

Fg Off

HICKS, COLIN TREVOR  (120121)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KZ674 of No 186 Sqn, which flew into Shalloch on Minnoch in Ayrshire whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire.

13-Sep

Flt Lt

SANDERS, CHARLES ROBERT  (64941)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KZ398 of No 186 Sqn, which flew into Shalloch on Minnoch in Ayrshire whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire.

13-Sep

WO II

COTE, JOSEPH ARTHUR RAYMORAL  (R/79179)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP503 of No 407 Sqn, which died from in juries sustained the previous day when the aircraft crashed after the starboard wing broke off in flight.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

13-Sep

Flt Sgt

NOLAN, MERVYN FRANCIS  (414505)  RAAF; age: 24

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EE727 of No 453 Sqn, which crashed into a house at Perranporth after hitting power cables on an overshoot.  He is buried in Illogan (St Illogan) Churchyard

13-Sep

Flt Sgt

HARVEY, BERNARD TALBOT  (1378112)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BB102 of No 614 Sqn, which flew into the Mediterranean during an ASR search.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

13-Sep

Flt Sgt

TAYLOR, GEORGE LAWRENCE  (915767)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim V, BB102 of No 614 Sqn, which flew into the Mediterranean during an ASR search.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

13-Sep

AC2

JEFFERISS, JAMES LESLIE  (1713749)  RAFVR; age: 19

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

13-Sep

Sgt

JOHNSTON, TOM  (533353)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ664 of No 12 OTU, which crashed out of control near Aston on Clun in Shropshire after flying into a thunder storm during navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

13-Sep

Sgt

OPIE, EDWARD ALAN  (R/131859)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ664 of No 12 OTU, which crashed out of control near Aston on Clun in Shropshire after flying into a thunder storm during navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

13-Sep

Flt Lt

BOWEN, RAYMOND THOMAS  (109017)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ664 of No 12 OTU, which crashed out of control near Aston on Clun in Shropshire after flying into a thunder storm during navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

13-Sep

Flt Lt

FAIRCHILD, JOHN EDWIN  (129115)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ664 of No 12 OTU, which crashed out of control near Aston on Clun in Shropshire after flying into a thunder storm during navigation exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

13-Sep

Sgt

WALTERS, CLIFFORD STANLEY  (1415639)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ664 of No 12 OTU, which crashed out of control near Aston on Clun in Shropshire after flying into a thunder storm during navigation exercise.  He is buried in Monmouth Church Cemetery

13-Sep

Sgt

DAVIES, ELLIS  (1578847)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ664 of No 12 OTU, which crashed out of control near Aston on Clun in Shropshire after flying into a thunder storm during navigation exercise.  He is buried in Rhondda (Trealaw) Cemetery

13-Sep

Flt Sgt

GREEN, BERNARD  (944129)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ664 of No 12 OTU, which crashed out of control near Aston on Clun in Shropshire after flying into a thunder storm during navigation exercise.  He is buried in South Kilworth (St Nicholas) Churchyard

13-Sep

Sgt

GATES, ERIC  (1446136)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ664 of No 12 OTU, which crashed out of control near Aston on Clun in Shropshire after flying into a thunder storm during navigation exercise.  He is buried in St Ives Public Cemetery

13-Sep

Cpl

CEELY, GEORGE WILLIAM  (634171)  RAFVR; age: 21

He had been serving with No 153 MU when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

13-Sep

LAC

HOPKINS, CHARLES WILLIAM  (1498969)  RAFVR; age: 40

He was serving with No 289 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

13-Sep

Sgt

BROWN, ANDREW FINLAYSON  (1559073)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, FE304 of No 41 SFTS, which .  He is buried in Weyburn (Hillcrest) Cemetery

13-Sep

Fg Off

BIBBY, EDRIC  (124497)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard, FE304 of No 41 SFTS, which .  He is buried in Weyburn (Hillcrest) Cemetery

13-Sep

Sgt

BLAKE, JOHN LESLIE EDWARD  (1336240)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW395 of No 45 Grp, which hit trees after swinging on take off from Oakes Field in the Bahamas.  He is buried in Nassau War Cemetery

13-Sep

LAC

LABRUM, RICHARD JOHN VICTOR  (931154)  RAFVR; age: 31

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

13-Sep

AC1

GOLDFINCH, JAMES CHARLES HENRY  (1226213)  RAFVR; 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 Brentford.  He is buried in River (St Peter) Churchyard

14-Sep

Fg Off

LLOYD, NEVILLE MELLOR  (130016)  RAF; age: 26

He had been serving with No 61 Sqn but relinquished his commission on 18 Aug 1943 due to ill health, he died in Hurstwood Park Hospital, Haywards Heath, Sussex.  He was cremated at  Croydon (Mitcham Road) Crematorium

14-Sep

Flt Sgt

BRADFORD, EDWARD ALBERT JOHN  (415742)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS780 'Z' of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Market during an air test and bombing practice.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Sep

Flt Sgt

GRIFFITHS, REX VERNON  (415077)  RNZAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS780 'Z' of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Market during an air test and bombing practice.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Sep

Fg Off

MORSE, COLIN RUTHERFORD  (422306)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS780 'Z' of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Market during an air test and bombing practice.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Sep

Sgt

JONES, FREDERICK  (842484)  AuxAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS780 'Z' of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Market during an air test and bombing practice.  He is buried in Carshalton (All Saints) Churchyard

14-Sep

Sgt

FEARN, JOHN MURDOCH  (1570056)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS780 'Z' of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Market during an air test and bombing practice.  He is buried in Inverness (Tomnahurich) Cemetery

14-Sep

Sgt

ASHWIN, HAROLD JAMES BOWEN  (1870675)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS780 'Z' of No 115 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Market during an air test and bombing practice.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

14-Sep

Fg Off

DICKSON, HUGH GILCHRIST  (J/26498)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KZ656 of No 137 Sqn, which failed to return from a night anti-shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Sep

Fg Off

MACLEAN, IAN  (125300)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD269 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down over Denmark en-route to an SOE dropping zone in Poland.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

14-Sep

Flt Lt

MILNE, ANGUS JOHN MATHEWSON  (138662)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD269 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down over Denmark en-route to an SOE dropping zone in Poland.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

14-Sep

Plt Off

ROLLINS, PHILIP EATON  (149921)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD269 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down over Denmark en-route to an SOE dropping zone in Poland.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

14-Sep

Plt Off

SCARLES, JACK ROBERT  (149982)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD269 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down over Denmark en-route to an SOE dropping zone in Poland.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

14-Sep

Flt Sgt

SHUTTLEWORTH, FRANK  (539314)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD269 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down over Denmark en-route to an SOE dropping zone in Poland.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

14-Sep

Sgt

SMYTH, EDWARD JOSEPH  (644366)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD269 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down over Denmark en-route to an SOE dropping zone in Poland.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

14-Sep

Plt Off

WILSON, THOMAS RICHARDSON  (144265)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD269 NF-Q of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down over Denmark en-route to an SOE dropping zone in Poland.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

14-Sep

Flt Lt

COLLEDGE, MAULE WILLIAM  (67023)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ598 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Sep

Fg Off

MARSHALL, GEOFFREY LAWRENCE  (134371)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ598 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Sep

Sgt

LAWSON, DONALD ALLEN  (1389676)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW246 NP-Z of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Filey during a training flight.  He is buried in Amersham Consecrated Cemetery

14-Sep

Sgt

NICHOLAS, ALBERT THOMAS  (1316582)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW246 NP-Z of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Filey during a training flight.  He is buried in Brynmawr Cemetery

14-Sep

Flt Sgt

O'NEILL, HOWARD CHARLES  (425205)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW246 NP-Z of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Filey during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Sep

LAC

PERRIN, ARTHUR NASMITH  (1049981)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW246 NP-Z of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Filey during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Sep

Sgt

TAYLOR, JOHN GEORGE  (1028370)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW246 NP-Z of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Filey during a training flight.  He is buried in Heacham (St Mary) Churchyard

14-Sep

Sgt

THOMPSON, ALEXANDER  (1515448)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW246 NP-Z of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Filey during a training flight.  He is buried in Norton (St Mary) Churchyard, Teesside, Durham

14-Sep

Sgt

HUNTER, JAMES  (1568637)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW246 NP-Z of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Filey during a training flight.  He is buried in Sanquhar Parish Churchyard Extension

14-Sep

Sgt

TROWER-FOYAN, IVOR RAYMOND  (990159)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW246 NP-Z of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Filey during a training flight.  He is buried in West Kirby (St Bridget) Churchyard

14-Sep

Sgt

MORSE, OLIVE MARY  (2040538)  WAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW246 NP-Z of No 158 Sqn, which crashed near Filey during a training flight.  She is buried in Witham (All Saints) Churchyard

14-Sep

Fg Off

AUSTIN, WILLIAM  (402841)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN157 of No 455 Sqn, which was shot down by flak ships that they were attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Sep

WO I

ESMAY, ROBERT SEGEL WILLIAM  (R/114980)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN157 of No 455 Sqn, which was shot down by flak ships that they were attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Sep

Flt Sgt

MELLOR, JOHN  (655438)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN157 of No 455 Sqn, which was shot down by flak ships that they were attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Sep

Sgt

SMITH, ERIC WILLIAM  (1111788)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN157 of No 455 Sqn, which was shot down by flak ships that they were attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

14-Sep

Fg Off

BRADLEY, BASIL GEORGE SHERIDAN  (411736)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM710 of No 608 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off Sicily, probably due to an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

14-Sep

Fg Off

CHERER, KENNETH CLAUDE  (J/11622)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM710 of No 608 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off Sicily, probably due to an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

14-Sep

Flt Sgt

PETTITT, ERIC NOEL  (412679)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM710 of No 608 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off Sicily, probably due to an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

14-Sep

Flt Sgt

SHELDON, LESLIE THOMAS WILLIAM  (412721)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM710 of No 608 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol off Sicily, probably due to an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

14-Sep

Sgt

SMART, STANLEY MANSFIELD  (1148283)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JK733 of No 3 ADU, which flew into a hill near Oudna whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

14-Sep

Fg Off

KOLECKI, Tadeusz (P.1685)  PAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MA754  of No 302/303, which burst into flames during a forced landing on Sandy Lodge Golf Club at Northwood in Middlesex following an engine failure.  He is buried in Blackpool (Layton) Cemetery

14-Sep

Cpl

SMITH, KENNETH ALFRED  (1101470)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving with No 33 Beach Brick at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

14-Sep

LAC

PRICE, THOMAS JAMES  (1094534)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 3181 (ex AX346) of No 45 AS, which broke up in the air over Buffelsdrift in turbulence.  He is buried in Oudtshoorn Old Cemetery

14-Sep

Plt Off

GOODMAN, DONALD  (156308)  RAFVR; age: 20

He possibly died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW395 of No 45 Grp, which hit trees after swinging on take off from Oakes Field in the Bahamas.  He is buried in Nassau War Cemetery

14-Sep

LAC

LATHROPE, STANLEY  (1623015)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIB, FS863 of No 8 SFTS, which crashed into the Northumberland Strait.  He is buried in Moncton (Elmwood) Cemetery.

14-Sep

AC1

WANSBURY, WILLIAM HENRY  (626655)  RAF; age: 23

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

14-Sep

AC2

RUDD, WILLIAM HERBERT ROY  (1166454)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

14-Sep

LAC

WESTON, CLIFFORD CHARLES  (1261430)  RAFVR; age: 35

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

14-Sep

Fg Off

ROONEY, JOHN HUGHES  (J/9544)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, AZ670 of the RAFC, which dived into the ground near Glentham.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

14-Sep

Sgt

SPEARS, TOM WILSON  (1063453)  RAFVR; age: 28

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 Gateshead.  He is buried in Gateshead (Saltwell) Cemetery

14-Sep

Fg Off

RUDOLF, JOHN DE MONTJOIE  (123463)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, AZ808 of No 7 (P) AFU, which spun into the ground near Haddon in Huntingdonshire.  He is buried in Sidcup (St John) Churchyard

14-Sep

LAC

MARLEY, JOHN  (1011165)  RAFVR; age: 26

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 N E Cheshire.  He is buried in Moston (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

14-Sep

ACW1

WELLS, BETTY MAY  (2141410)  WAAF; age: ?

She was serving in the UK at the time of her death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  Her death is registered in Chippenham.  She is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery.

14-Sep

Sgt

UTTLEY, GRAHAM HOWARD  (2206972)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 1656 HCU and died from injuries sustained whilst he was the rear gunner in Lancaster, W4965, which was struck in the rear by Lancaster ED585 as it was taxying.  He is buried in King Cross Methodist Chapelyard.

15-Sep

Sgt

COWLER, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1087690)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR920 ZA-L of No 10 Sqn, which crashed at Ecorcei during a raid to Montlucon in France.  He is buried in Ecorcei Churchyard

15-Sep

Plt Off

DUNLOP, CHARLES JOHN LINDSAY  (149984)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR920 ZA-L of No 10 Sqn, which crashed at Ecorcei during a raid to Montlucon in France.  He is buried in Ecorcei Churchyard

15-Sep

Plt Off

DUNLOP, JAMES MILLER  (159470)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR920 ZA-L of No 10 Sqn, which crashed at Ecorcei during a raid to Montlucon in France.  He is buried in Ecorcei Churchyard

15-Sep

Sgt

MacKENNA, WILLIAM F.  (R/153207)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR920 ZA-L of No 10 Sqn, which crashed at Ecorcei during a raid to Montlucon in France.  He is buried in Ecorcei Churchyard

15-Sep

Sgt

SWANN, JOHN WHITE  (1131447)  RAFVR; age: 31

He died from injuries sustained on 13 Sep 1943 whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ220 of No 107 Sqn, which overturned in a forced landing at Eversley in Hampshire after hitting a tree necessitated by an engine fire in the air .  He is buried in Glenarm New Cemetery

15-Sep

WO

MIDDLEMIST, KENNETH FORREST  (1376378)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR835 of No 112 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over Sicily near Pertosa.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

15-Sep

Sgt

BOUTTELL, ROY HEDLEY DAVID  (647190)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR666 NF-E of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Korsor in Denmark during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Frederikshavn Cemetery

15-Sep

Sgt

HUNT, BERNARD ALAN CAVENDISH  (1385303)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR666 NF-E of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Korsor in Denmark during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Korsor Cemetery

15-Sep

Plt Off

JAMES, WILLIAM HENRY  (156324)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR666 NF-E of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Korsor in Denmark during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Korsor Cemetery

15-Sep

Fg Off

IRELAND, DENNIS BARTON  (139625)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR666 NF-E of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Korsor in Denmark during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Kristiansand Civil Cemetery

15-Sep

Sgt

IRWIN, JACK EDWARD  (1411984)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR666 NF-E of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down into the sea off Korsor in Denmark during a SOE sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

Sgt

FOJER, Henryk (P.704431)  PAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD154 NF-V of No 138 Sqn, which crashed after colliding with a building en-route to a SOE dropping zone i8n Poland.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

15-Sep

Flt Lt

GEBIK, Karol Piotr (P.0116)  PAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD154 NF-V of No 138 Sqn, which crashed after colliding with a building en-route to a SOE dropping zone i8n Poland.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

15-Sep

Flt Sgt

JABLONSKI, Wiktor (P.792964)  PAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD154 NF-V of No 138 Sqn, which crashed after colliding with a building en-route to a SOE dropping zone i8n Poland.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

15-Sep

Flt Lt

JAKUSZ-GOSTOWSKI, Franciszek Jozef (P.76696)  PAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD154 NF-V of No 138 Sqn, which crashed after colliding with a building en-route to a SOE dropping zone i8n Poland.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

15-Sep

Sgt

KUCZKOWSKI, Zdzislaw (P.781774)  PAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD154 NF-V of No 138 Sqn, which crashed after colliding with a building en-route to a SOE dropping zone i8n Poland.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

15-Sep

Flt Sgt

MISIAK, Ludwik Henryk (P.793614)  PAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD154 NF-V of No 138 Sqn, which crashed after colliding with a building en-route to a SOE dropping zone i8n Poland.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

15-Sep

WO

PACUT, Kazimierz (P.781757)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD154 NF-V of No 138 Sqn, which crashed after colliding with a building en-route to a SOE dropping zone i8n Poland.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

15-Sep

Fg Off

CLOUTIER, JOSEPH DARIE LOUIS  (J/22692)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN910 NF-K of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down into the Baltic Sea off Rugenwalde during a SOE sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

Sgt

GAY, LEONARD CHARLES  (1209435)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN910 NF-K of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down into the Baltic Sea off Rugenwalde during a SOE sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

Fg Off

HART, EDWARD CHICHESTER  (130641)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN910 NF-K of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down into the Baltic Sea off Rugenwalde during a SOE sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

Sgt

MUDGE, WILLIAM HENRY  (912056)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN910 NF-K of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down into the Baltic Sea off Rugenwalde during a SOE sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

Sgt

NORIE, KENNETH ROSS  (619724)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN910 NF-K of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down into the Baltic Sea off Rugenwalde during a SOE sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

Sgt

SMITH, SIDNEY JOHN  (1152993)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN910 NF-K of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down into the Baltic Sea off Rugenwalde during a SOE sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

Sgt

WINDSOR, KENNETH CHARLES  (A/6141)  RCAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN910 NF-K of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down into the Baltic Sea off Rugenwalde during a SOE sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

Flt Sgt

PETTIT, RAYMOND JOHN  (1375722)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MA306 of No 152 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak whilst attacking ships off Apri.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Sep

Fg Off

LEWIS, DUNCAN HAMILTON  (J/14319)  RCAF; age: 20

Fg Off D H Lewis

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AP224 of No 414 Sqn, which was lost on a night intruder sortie to Chievres.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

 

Photo courtesy - Chris Clarke

15-Sep

Flt Lt

GUNN, JAMES ATHOL  (402866)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK203 of No 488 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from an He 111 it was attacking of Forene.  He is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent

15-Sep

Fg Off

AFFLECK, JAMES  (130906)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK203 of No 488 Sqn, which was shot down by return fire from an He 111 it was attacking of Forene.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

Sqn Ldr

MALTBY, DAVID JOHN HATFEILD  (60335)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA981 KC-J of No 617 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea after being recalled from a mission to drop a 12,000ib HC bomb on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Wickhambreux (St Andrew) Churchyard

15-Sep

Fg Off

FORT, JOHN  (49575)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA981 KC-J of No 617 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea after being recalled from a mission to drop a 12,000ib HC bomb on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

Sgt

HATTON, WILLIAM  (1013557)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA981 KC-J of No 617 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea after being recalled from a mission to drop a 12,000ib HC bomb on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

Flt Sgt

HILL, VICTOR  (1315729)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA981 KC-J of No 617 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea after being recalled from a mission to drop a 12,000ib HC bomb on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

Flt Sgt

NICHOLSON, VIVIAN  (1144183)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA981 KC-J of No 617 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea after being recalled from a mission to drop a 12,000ib HC bomb on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

Sgt

SIMMONDS, HAROLD THOMAS  (1248156)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA981 KC-J of No 617 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea after being recalled from a mission to drop a 12,000ib HC bomb on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

Flt Sgt

STONE, ANTONY JOSEPH  (1311959)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA981 KC-J of No 617 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea after being recalled from a mission to drop a 12,000ib HC bomb on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

WO

WELCH, JOHN LAWRENCE  (744932)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA981 KC-J of No 617 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea after being recalled from a mission to drop a 12,000ib HC bomb on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

LAC

WHITE, WALLACE JOHN  (926115)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2924 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

15-Sep

AC1

CURTIS, ALBERT PERCIVAL LINDEN  (930326)  RAFVR; age: 23

He had been serving with No 153 MU when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

15-Sep

Flt Sgt

CLEGG, ROY RICHARD  (420337)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BR210 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed near Rufforth airfield and broke in three parts during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

15-Sep

Fg Off

POULTER, HENRY ALFRED  (409940)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB198 ZU-O of No 1664 HCU, which was abandoned by most of the crew when the escape hatch broke free and damaged the tail unit but crashed in an attempted forced landing.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

15-Sep

Plt Off

BELCHAM, DENNIS HARVEY  (158037)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MA448 of No 4 ADU, which spun into the ground on the approach to land at Sorman West.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

15-Sep

AC1

THORPE, ROBERT  (1082098)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 4 Beach Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

15-Sep

Sgt

OWEN, ARTHUR ALBERT  (1391830)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 42 OTU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Lisbon (St George) British Churchyard

15-Sep

Fg Off

DILL RUSSELL, BENJAMIN FASHAM  (47827)  RAF; age: 30

He was serving with No 44 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Lisbon (St George) British Churchyard

15-Sep

Sgt

WALKER, GEOFFREY CLARK  (1232647)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 44 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Lisbon (St George) British Churchyard

15-Sep

Flt Sgt

BOYD, LORNE GRAHAM  (R/128193)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, V8217 of No 54 OTU, which crashed into the sea near the Farne Islands during a night training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

Flt Sgt

CALVERT, ROBERT WILLIAM  (R/147798)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, V8217 of No 54 OTU, which crashed into the sea near the Farne Islands during a night training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Sep

AC1

ALLCORN, SYDNEY FRANCIS  (1440792)  RAFVR; age: 21

He had been serving with No 575 AMES when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in Thailand.  He is buried in Chungkai War Cemetery

15-Sep

LAC

SMITH, DOUGLAS ERNEST  (1216935)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 9 AASC, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

15-Sep

LAC

WILSON, GEORGE HENDERSON  (1567527)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving at Riddle-McKay Aero College, Clewiston at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Arcadia (Oak Ridge) Cemetery

15-Sep

LAC

WOOD, ROBERT ALBERT  (1396029)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving at Riddle-McKay Aero College, Clewiston at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Arcadia (Oak Ridge) Cemetery

15-Sep

LAC

HUNT, CHARLES THOMAS EDWARD  (1063068)  RAFVR; age: 35

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 Holderness.  He is buried in Scarborough (Manor Road) Cemetery

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