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Casualties - 16 - 19 September 1943


16-Sep

Fg Off

GLENDAY, LINDSAY DAVID  (417279)  RNZAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF569 LS-V of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Vaux during a raid to Montlucon.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

16-Sep

Sgt

GREEN, WILLIAM  (1021000)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF569 LS-V of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Vaux during a raid to Montlucon.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

16-Sep

WO

NIALL, ALEXANDER WILLIAM  (404928)  RNZAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF569 LS-V of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Vaux during a raid to Montlucon.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

16-Sep

Sgt

PETERS, THOMAS KENNEDY PRENTICE  (1563653)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF569 LS-V of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Vaux during a raid to Montlucon.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

16-Sep

Sgt

SCARISBRICK, LEONARD EVERARD  (1219656)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF569 LS-V of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Vaux during a raid to Montlucon.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

16-Sep

Sgt

SKILLIN, ROBERT  (1348258)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF569 LS-V of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Vaux during a raid to Montlucon.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

16-Sep

Fg Off

STEVENSON, IAN SYDNEY ALEXANDER  (42194)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF569 LS-V of No 15 Sqn, which crashed near Vaux during a raid to Montlucon.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

16-Sep

Fg Off

BALL, ALAN ROY BRADFORD  (127988)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was serving with No 27 Sqn and  died from wounds sustained during an attack on river craft at Yenanyaung on 16 Sep 1943.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

16-Sep

LAC

FOWLER, GEORGE HENRY  (1132648)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was serving with No 136 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Lt

FERGUSON, ROBERT WILLIAM  (43064)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8803 of No 141 Sqn, which was abandoned over the sea following an engine failure during an intruder sortie, but was not rescued.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Sep

Fg Off

KENNEDY, FREDERICK ROBERT ANTHONY DFC (404789)  RAAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in died in the RAF Hospital, Ely from a serious illness of No 156 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Sep

AC1

BOON, ARTHUR HOWARD  (1441400)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 176 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

16-Sep

Sgt

MOLLISON, CHARLES  (1556558)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, LX825 or LX974 of No 236, which was shot down by flak during an attack on a convoy off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Sep

Plt Off

SPIERS, CHARLES HERBERT  (155920)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, LX825 or LX974 of No 236, which was shot down by flak during an attack on a convoy off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Sep

Flt Sgt

WEBSTER, DONALD ALEXANDER  (1335357)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, LX825 or LX974 of No 236, which was shot down by flak during an attack on a convoy off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Sep

Fg Off

CRISP, NEVILLE FRANK  (134729)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, LX825 or LX974 of No 236, which was shot down by flak during an attack on a convoy off Texel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Sep

Plt Off

RIDGWAY, DAVID  (157569)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ827 of No 410 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Melun.  He is buried in Pont-Audemer Communal Cemetery

16-Sep

Fg Off

FISHER, JOHN ERNEST  (J/17293)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ827 of No 410 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Melun.  He is buried in Pont-Audemer Communal Cemetery

16-Sep

Sgt

GAIGER, ALFRED RICHARD JOHN  (1337997)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK253 ZL-M of No 427 Sqn, which crashed at Harmondsworth in Middlesex on its return from a raid to Montlucon.  He is buried in Alderley Edge Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Sgt

CHIBANOFF, ALEXANDER  (R/147645)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK253 ZL-M of No 427 Sqn, which crashed at Harmondsworth in Middlesex on its return from a raid to Montlucon.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

16-Sep

Sgt

FROST, HAROLD WILLIAM  (R/188092)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK253 ZL-M of No 427 Sqn, which crashed at Harmondsworth in Middlesex on its return from a raid to Montlucon.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

16-Sep

Fg Off

WEBB, FREDERICK VERE  (J/14505)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK253 ZL-M of No 427 Sqn, which crashed at Harmondsworth in Middlesex on its return from a raid to Montlucon.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

16-Sep

Sgt

COE, DAVID RICHARD  (1649543)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK253 ZL-M of No 427 Sqn, which crashed at Harmondsworth in Middlesex on its return from a raid to Montlucon.  He is buried in Dersingham (St Nicholas) Churchyard

16-Sep

Sgt

POTTS, ERIC THOMAS  (1302756)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK253 ZL-M of No 427 Sqn, which crashed at Harmondsworth in Middlesex on its return from a raid to Montlucon.  He is buried in Knaresborough Cemetery

16-Sep

Fg Off

BEGBIE, KENDALL BELL  (J/22698)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK253 ZL-M of No 427 Sqn, which crashed at Harmondsworth in Middlesex on its return from a raid to Montlucon.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium

16-Sep

Sgt

CUMING, EDWARD JAMES  (1270898)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington, MP723 'K' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol around Corsica and Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

16-Sep

Fg Off

DRIVER, PETER RODNEY  (122475)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington, MP723 'K' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol around Corsica and Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

16-Sep

Fg Off

HOLT, GEOFFREY  (120970)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington, MP723 'K' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol around Corsica and Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

16-Sep

Sgt

POTTER, GEORGE ROWLAND  (1270949)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington, MP723 'K' of No 458 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol around Corsica and Sardinia.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

16-Sep

Fg Off

METCALFE, MURRAY  (413876)  RNZAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN529 of No 485 Sqn, which was lost on a Ramrod near Beaumont le Roger.  He is buried in Ecorcei Churchyard

16-Sep

Flt Sgt

BENNETT, DAVID  (413531)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, EJ976 'V' of No 486 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a dawn Roadstead off Le Havre.  He is buried in Pont-Audemer Communal Cemetery

16-Sep

Plt Off

JORGENSEN, MURRAY OSBORNE  (413086)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, EK225 'N' of No 486 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a dawn Roadstead off Le Havre.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

16-Sep

Plt Off

PRESTON, NORMAN EDWARD  (41937)  RNZAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP485 'M' of No 486 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a dawn Roadstead off Le Havre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Sep

LAC

FAGENCE, ALBERT FREDERICK  (1225904)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving with No 615 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Lt

ALLSEBROOK, RALF ATHELSIE POLE  (62267)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE130 AJ-A of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bergeshovede during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Plt Off

BOTTING, NORMAN ARTHUR  (51975)  RAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE130 AJ-A of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bergeshovede during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Fg Off

GRANT, JACOB MAURICE  (127489)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE130 AJ-A of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bergeshovede during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Sgt

HITCHEN, SAMUEL  (647480)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE130 AJ-A of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bergeshovede during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Sgt

JONES, IVOR GLYN  (1054939)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE130 AJ-A of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bergeshovede during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Sgt

LULHAM, REGINALD BERTRAM SIDNEY  (1271876)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE130 AJ-A of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bergeshovede during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Sgt

MOORE, PHILLIP  (570619)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE130 AJ-A of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bergeshovede during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Sgt

WALKER, WILLIAM  (1371707)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE130 AJ-A of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bergeshovede during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Fg Off

DEERING, GEORGE ANDREW  (J/17245)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE144 AJ-S of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Altendorf during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Sqn Ldr

HOLDEN, GEORGE WALTON  (103484)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE144 AJ-S of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Altendorf during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Lt

HUTCHISON, ROBERT EDWARD GEORGE  (120854)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE144 AJ-S of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Altendorf during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Plt Off

MEIKLE, THOMAS ALFRED  (52913)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE144 AJ-S of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Altendorf during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Sgt

POWELL, DENNIS JOHN DEAN  (644741)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE144 AJ-S of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Altendorf during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Fg Off

PRINGLE, HENRY JAMES  (118900)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE144 AJ-S of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Altendorf during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Fg Off

SPAFFORD, FREDERICK MICHAEL  (407380)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE144 AJ-S of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Altendorf during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Lt

TAERUM, TORGER HARLO  (J/16688)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE144 AJ-S of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Altendorf during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Sgt

ALLATSON, DANIEL  (553739)  RAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA874 KC-E of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bramsche during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Sgt

BLAKE, ERNEST CECIL ALLAN  (548871)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA874 KC-E of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bramsche during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Fg Off

DIVALL, WILLIAM GEORGE  (143890)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA874 KC-E of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bramsche during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Sgt

McARTHUR, ROBERT CAMPBELL  (1551189)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA874 KC-E of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bramsche during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Plt Off

MILES, GERALD STANLEY  (156040)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA874 KC-E of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bramsche during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Sgt

SIMPSON, JAMES STEVENSON  (630257)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA874 KC-E of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bramsche during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Fg Off

WARWICK, DOUGLAS WILLIAM  (J/11112)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA874 KC-E of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bramsche during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Sgt

WILLIAMS, AUSTIN AINSWORTH  (1539602)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA874 KC-E of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bramsche during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Fg Off

COLES, GEORGE HENRY  (J/16476)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA898 KC-X of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak over the target area during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Sgt

HORNBY, ERIC  (1304938)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA898 KC-X of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak over the target area during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Plt Off

JOHNSON, THOMAS WILLIAM  (52112)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA898 KC-X of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak over the target area during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Sgt

KNOX, CLIFFORD MORRELL  (1029237)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA898 KC-X of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak over the target area during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

WO I

MIEYETTE, LLOYD  (R/107619)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA898 KC-X of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak over the target area during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Sgt

PAYNE, TREVOR HERRINGTON  (1257191)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA898 KC-X of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak over the target area during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Fg Off

RODGER, JAMES ALEXANDER  (121558)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA898 KC-X of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak over the target area during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Lt

WILSON, HAROLD SYDNEY  (118566)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA898 KC-X of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak over the target area during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Lt

KNIGHT, LESLIE GORDON  (401449)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB144 KC-N of No 617 Sqn, which crashed after flying into trees in the target area during a raid on the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Den Ham General Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Lt

MURCH, LEONARD CHARLES  (41946)  RAF; age: 22

He was serving with No 680 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Lt

MONKS, KENNETH WALTER  (76137)  RAF; age: 35

He was serving with No 1 PDC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Sep

Sgt

SCOTT, HOWARD WILLIAM  (R/167034)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, AZ698 of No 17 (P) AFU, which collided with a Wellington near Wrexham.  He is buried in Wrexham Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Sgt

KERSHAW, RICHARD MAURICE (1095833)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, AZ698 of No 17 (P) AFU, which collided with a Wellington near Wrexham.  He is buried in Waterhead (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

16-Sep

Flt Sgt

CHABARA, ALEXANDER JAMES  (R/131724)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM885 of No 301 FTU, which crashed at Curraghmore in Eire during a fuel consumption test.  He is buried in Eglantine Church of Ireland Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Sgt

OWEN, PRYCE  (655407)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM885 of No 301 FTU, which crashed at Curraghmore in Eire during a fuel consumption test.  He is buried in Llanllyfni (Machpelah, Penygroes) Cemetery

16-Sep

Flt Sgt

COLHOUN, JOHN  (657975)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM885 of No 301 FTU, which crashed at Curraghmore in Eire during a fuel consumption test.  He is buried in Paisley (Hawkhead) Cemetery

16-Sep

AC1

KEITH, DAVID NOBLE  (1695320) RAFVR - age

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  His death was registered in Northumberland East 1st.  He is buried in Alloa (Sunnyside) Cemetery.

16-Sep

AC1

MIDDLEMISS, JOHN TULLOCH  (1048875)  RAFVR; age: 41

He was serving with No 31 SFTS and died on active service.  He is buried in Kingston (Cataraqui) Cemetery

16-Sep

Fg Off

POTTS, ANTHONY BRICE  (136503)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 4 ADU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

16-Sep

Fg Off

WILMOT, PETER ROYCE  (421953)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD678 of No 60 OTU, which spun into the ground and burst into flames whilst carrying out an unauthorised practice attack on another aircraft.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Sep

AC1

MURRAY, ERIC ALFRED  (1110432)  RAFVR; age: 32

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

16-Sep

Sgt

DAY, DESMOND  (529819)  RAF; age: ?

He had been serving with the HAA Co-op when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp Thailand.  He is buried in Chungkai War Cemetery

17-Sep

WO I

BERVEN, BRUCE MARTIN DFM (R/106299)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF534 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Cervetori after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

17-Sep

Flt Sgt

HAWKYARD, JAMES  (1141090)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF534 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Cervetori after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

17-Sep

WO II

PENNELL, HARRY ALLEN  (R/88737)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF534 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Cervetori after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

17-Sep

Flt Sgt

WEBSTER, WALTER GEORGE  (1319063)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF534 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Cervetori after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

17-Sep

AC1

ROBINSON, FRED  (1004752)  RAFVR; age: 48

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

17-Sep

Sgt

JONES, PHILIP FREDERICK  (1337681)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR919 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which crashed into high ground on the Wolds whilst attempting to land at Pocklington on its return from a raid to Modane.  He is buried in Trevethin (St Cadoc) Churchyard

17-Sep

Flt Lt

BURRELL, ARTHUR CHARLES  (101577)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL693 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed in a forced landing near Chicherunti following an engine failure.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

17-Sep

Fg Off

PLUMB, HENRY VICTOR DFC (118635)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 114 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

17-Sep

Fg Off

CAMERON, HUGH DFC (49681)  RAF; age: 22

He was serving with No 114 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

17-Sep

Flt Lt

BELLIS, GORDON WORSLEY  (104181)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 114 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

17-Sep

Sqn Ldr

SCOTT, JOHN EDGAR DFC (43981)  RAF; age: 25

He was serving with No 114 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

17-Sep

Flt Sgt

KASPRZAK, Eugeniusz Piotr (P.783202)  PAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB309 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark on the return leg of its SOE mission to Poland.  He is buried in Slaglille Cemetery.

17-Sep

Sgt

BARZDO, Wladyslaw (P.782464)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB309 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark on the return leg of its SOE mission to Poland.  He is buried in Slaglille Cemetery.

17-Sep

Flt Sgt

MICHALSKI, Julian (P.793235)  PAF; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB309 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark on the return leg of its SOE mission to Poland.  He is buried in Slaglille Cemetery.

17-Sep

Sgt

PATLEWICZ, Wladyslaw Stanislaw (P.780909)  PAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB309 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark on the return leg of its SOE mission to Poland.  He is buried in Slaglille Cemetery.

17-Sep

Flt Lt

WASILEWSKI, Wincenty (P.0839)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB309 NF-T of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark on the return leg of its SOE mission to Poland.  He is buried in Slaglille Cemetery.

17-Sep

Sgt

JOHNSTON, HENRY  (976714)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD156 NF-W of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the sea near Jutland during a SOE mission to Poland.  He is buried in Frederikshavn Cemetery

17-Sep

Fg Off

BRADLEY, JAMES REID  (J/10044)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD156 NF-W of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the sea near Jutland during a SOE mission to Poland.  He is buried in Randers North Cemetery

17-Sep

Flt Sgt

SNOOK, GRAHAM ERNEST  (415743)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD156 NF-W of No 138 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter into the sea near Jutland during a SOE mission to Poland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Sep

Sgt

BARRON, ALFRED VICTOR MARTIN  (1813827)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN904 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into a wood in France during a raid to Modane.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

BRIANT, VICTOR GEORGE EDWARD  (1380917)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN904 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into a wood in France during a raid to Modane.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

BUDD, COLIN ANTHONY  (1314591)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN904 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into a wood in France during a raid to Modane.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

LE HURAY, ERIC  (1147126)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN904 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into a wood in France during a raid to Modane.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

PENNELL, HAROLD  (1010416)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN904 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into a wood in France during a raid to Modane.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

ROBERTS, THOMAS AINSLIE  (1005778)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN904 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into a wood in France during a raid to Modane.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

SHAW, FRANCIS GRAHAM  (1436866)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN904 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which crashed into a wood in France during a raid to Modane.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

FLATMAN, STEPHEN THOMAS  (1336859)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF114 ZO-H of No 196 Sqn, which crashed at Heurtevant during a raid to Modane.  He is buried in Lisieux Communal Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

GILBERT, WILFRED ARTHUR  (1221820)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF114 ZO-H of No 196 Sqn, which crashed at Heurtevant during a raid to Modane.  He is buried in Lisieux Communal Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

KANE, GORDON ESMOND  (1307170)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF114 ZO-H of No 196 Sqn, which crashed at Heurtevant during a raid to Modane.  He is buried in Lisieux Communal Cemetery

17-Sep

Fg Off

KITCHEN, HAROLD ALLEN NELSON  (J/14801)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF114 ZO-H of No 196 Sqn, which crashed at Heurtevant during a raid to Modane.  He is buried in Lisieux Communal Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

PYOTT, GRAHAM FRANCIS  (1819377)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF114 ZO-H of No 196 Sqn, which crashed at Heurtevant during a raid to Modane.  He is buried in Lisieux Communal Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

TAYLOR, ALEXANDER SARGANT  (1399348)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF114 ZO-H of No 196 Sqn, which crashed at Heurtevant during a raid to Modane.  He is buried in Lisieux Communal Cemetery

17-Sep

Flt Sgt

WAKELY, NOEL NATHANIEL  (417132)  RNZAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF114 ZO-H of No 196 Sqn, which crashed at Heurtevant during a raid to Modane.  He is buried in Lisieux Communal Cemetery

17-Sep

Flt Sgt

LUMSDEN, THOMAS ROBERT  (1112590)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8335 of No 252 Sqn, which was hit by fire from a convoy it was attacking.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery.

17-Sep

AC1

SHORT, ERIC  (1488082)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 293 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

17-Sep

Cpl

FERRIER, EDWIN JOHN MARR  (R/56640)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in struck by the propeller of a Beaufighter as it turned onto the Perimeter track. of No 404 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Wick Cemetery

17-Sep

Fg Off

BUCK, LESLIE ALBERT  (137256)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA879 of No 10 OTU, which collided with Z9471 of the same unit shortly after taking off for a Bullseye sortie from Stanton Harcourt.  He is buried in Colchester Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

CLEMENTS, GERARD WILLIAM  (1602118)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA879 of No 10 OTU, which collided with Z9471 of the same unit shortly after taking off for a Bullseye sortie from Stanton Harcourt.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

17-Sep

Fg Off

BROWN, BRIAN EDWARD  (J/24007)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA879 of No 10 OTU, which collided with Z9471 of the same unit shortly after taking off for a Bullseye sortie from Stanton Harcourt.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

ARTHUR, JACKSON DUNBAR  (1394300)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA879 of No 10 OTU, which collided with Z9471 of the same unit shortly after taking off for a Bullseye sortie from Stanton Harcourt.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

17-Sep

Fg Off

GIBSON, JAMES  (151310)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA879 of No 10 OTU, which collided with Z9471 of the same unit shortly after taking off for a Bullseye sortie from Stanton Harcourt.  He is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

BOUNDY, JOHN GORDON  (1457473)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9471 of No 10 OTU, which collided with LA879 of the same unit shortly after taking off for a Bullseye sortie from Stanton Harcourt.  He is buried in Bebington Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

BLANCH, KEITH CHARLES  (1234784)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9471 of No 10 OTU, which collided with LA879 of the same unit shortly after taking off for a Bullseye sortie from Stanton Harcourt.  He is buried in Cleethorpes Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

SCARBOROUGH, HERBERT EDGAR  (1399058)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9471 of No 10 OTU, which collided with LA879 of the same unit shortly after taking off for a Bullseye sortie from Stanton Harcourt.  He is buried in Manor Park Cemetery

17-Sep

Fg Off

MOORE, MAURICE WILLIAM  (122964)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9471 of No 10 OTU, which collided with LA879 of the same unit shortly after taking off for a Bullseye sortie from Stanton Harcourt.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

GRIMMOND, JOSEPH RONALD  (1601228)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9471 of No 10 OTU, which collided with LA879 of the same unit shortly after taking off for a Bullseye sortie from Stanton Harcourt.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

17-Sep

LAC

GREENALL, GEORGE  (1497524)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving with No 287 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

17-Sep

Sgt

COCKERILL, DOUGLAS  (1434270)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MP710 of No 3 (C) OTU, which is believed to have come down in the sea whilst on a navigation training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Sep

Fg Off

DAVIS, HOWARD ELFRIC  (J/21241)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MP710 of No 3 (C) OTU, which is believed to have come down in the sea whilst on a navigation training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Sep

Fg Off

DUDLEY, STANLEY JOHN  (144001)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MP710 of No 3 (C) OTU, which is believed to have come down in the sea whilst on a navigation training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Sep

Fg Off

PIKE, JOHN WALTER  (417409)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MP710 of No 3 (C) OTU, which is believed to have come down in the sea whilst on a navigation training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Sep

Sgt

TOYNE, JACK  (1433515)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MP710 of No 3 (C) OTU, which is believed to have come down in the sea whilst on a navigation training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Sep

Sgt

VOSE, ERIC  (1432829)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MP710 of No 3 (C) OTU, which is believed to have come down in the sea whilst on a navigation training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Sep

Sgt

FEAR, ALEC WILLIAM VERNUM  (1268737)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AN146 of No 32 OTU, which spun into the ground on the approach to Patricia Bay.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park

17-Sep

Plt Off

PITTOCK, TREVOR ALFRED  (153254)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito, KB178 of No 34 OTU, which flew into a hill in fog during a formation practice flight Rutherford RAAF also killed.  He is buried in Middleton Holy Trinity Old Cemetery

17-Sep

Plt Off

NORRIS, KENNETH ALLAN  (J/22872)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington VIII, W5647 of No 7 OTU, which flew into high ground near Ballygally in Northern Ireland.  He is buried in Drumachose (Christ Church) Church of Ireland Churchyard

17-Sep

LAC

MORT, WILLIAM  (1112822)  RAFVR; age: 23

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

17-Sep

AC1

STEVENS, CECIL THOMAS  (1576589)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving at Takoradi at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Takoradi European Public Cemetery

17-Sep

AC1

O'BRIEN, JOHN  (1639109)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death but he may have died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford as his death is registered in Wenlock (33).  He is buried in Crook Roman Catholic Cemetery

17-Sep

AC1

BATES, ERNEST WILLIAM  (1010237)  RAFVR; age: 23

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

17-Sep

Sgt

SPRY, WILLIAM RICHARD JOHN  (1162047)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, X6864 of No 7 AACU, which crashed near RAF Montford Bridge.  He is buried in Horsley (St Martin) Churchyard

18-Sep

Sgt

CAMERON, PATRICK BLAIR  (1370486)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 47 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

18-Sep

Flt Sgt

STAVELEY, RONALD WILLIAM  (1231263)  RAFVR; age: 21

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

18-Sep

Sgt

PENNELL, LANCELOT SCRAFTON  (1425749)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BP463 of No 451 Sqn, which failed to recover from a spin off a turn at low level at LG 106.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

18-Sep

LAC

KILGALLON, GERARD JOSEPH  (1107765)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 2909 Sqn RAF Regiment, and was probably killed whilst defending the airstrip at Antimachia on Cos.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery

18-Sep

Sgt

COOKE, EDGAR JACK  (1312387)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX367 of No 15 OTU, which flew into high ground near Reading during solo circuit practice.  He is buried in Bath (Locksbrook) Cemetery

18-Sep

Sgt

HUNTLEY, ERIC DOUGLAS  (1335432)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX367 of No 15 OTU, which flew into high ground near Reading during solo circuit practice.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery

18-Sep

Sgt

HARRIS, HENRY PHILIP GEORGE  (1506081)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX367 of No 15 OTU, which flew into high ground near Reading during solo circuit practice.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

18-Sep

AC1

MUIR, ANDREW  (574540)  RAF; age: ?

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

18-Sep

LAC

STREET, NORMAN SYDNEY  (1182033)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

18-Sep

Sgt

ROBERTS, THOMAS GLYN  (1677382)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB245 of No 1658 HCU, which crashed into house in Darrington near Pontefract during a night flying practice, possibly due to the loss of a propeller blade  Four civilians  were also killed and another four other seriously injured.  He is buried in Birkenhead (Landican) Cemetery

18-Sep

Sgt

WILSON, EDWARD GEORGE  (1320727)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB245 of No 1658 HCU, which crashed into house in Darrington near Pontefract during a night flying practice, possibly due to the loss of a propeller blade  Four civilians  were also killed and another four other seriously injured.  He is buried in City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery

18-Sep

Sgt

CLELLAND, THOMAS  (1569956)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB245 of No 1658 HCU, which crashed into house in Darrington near Pontefract during a night flying practice, possibly due to the loss of a propeller blade  Four civilians  were also killed and another four other seriously injured.  He is buried in Kirkcaldy (Hayfield) Cemetery

18-Sep

Fg Off

BEELEY, DAVID  (151229)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB245 of No 1658 HCU, which crashed into house in Darrington near Pontefract during a night flying practice, possibly due to the loss of a propeller blade  Four civilians  were also killed and another four other seriously injured.  He is buried in Rotherham (Masbrough) Cemetery

18-Sep

Sgt

COOK, EDWARD  (1338457)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB245 of No 1658 HCU, which crashed into house in Darrington near Pontefract during a night flying practice, possibly due to the loss of a propeller blade  Four civilians  were also killed and another four other seriously injured.  He is buried in Seaham Cemetery

18-Sep

Sgt

CRUDGINGTON, JOHN ARTHUR  (1318163)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB245 of No 1658 HCU, which crashed into house in Darrington near Pontefract during a night flying practice, possibly due to the loss of a propeller blade  Four civilians  were also killed and another four other seriously injured.  He was buried in/or cremated at Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery

18-Sep

Flt Sgt

FRANKISH, ROBERT WALTER WETHERALL  (415130)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB905 of No 1658 HCU, which was partially abandoned and crashed near Armthorpe, Doncaster following a double engine fire during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Sep

Sgt

TAYLOR, ALBERT JAMES  (1385739)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB905 of No 1658 HCU, which was partially abandoned and crashed near Armthorpe, Doncaster following a double engine fire during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Popham (St Catherine) Churchyard

18-Sep

Sgt

RINGER, CYRIL JAMES  (1320553)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JB905 of No 1658 HCU, which was partially abandoned and crashed near Armthorpe, Doncaster following a double engine fire during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Woodgrange Park Cemetery, East Ham

18-Sep

Sgt

HALLAM, JAMES WILLIAM  (1819415)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE324 of No 17 OTU, which crashed near Barnstaple in Devon after losing control in cloud during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Beeston and Stapleford (Beeston) Cemetery

18-Sep

Sgt

DONNACHIE, JOHN  (1554638)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE324 of No 17 OTU, which crashed near Barnstaple in Devon after losing control in cloud during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Cambusnethan Cemetery

18-Sep

Plt Off

FARRER, HIRAM  (J/24533)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE324 of No 17 OTU, which crashed near Barnstaple in Devon after losing control in cloud during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

18-Sep

Flt Sgt

DUNN, NORMAN NEVILLE  (415315)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE324 of No 17 OTU, which crashed near Barnstaple in Devon after losing control in cloud during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

18-Sep

Sgt

NEWNHAM, HENRY ARTHUR  (424305)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE324 of No 17 OTU, which crashed near Barnstaple in Devon after losing control in cloud during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Heanton Punchardon (St Augustine) Churchyard

18-Sep

Sgt

DOLLING, RAYMOND EDGAR  (1337861)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE324 of No 17 OTU, which crashed near Barnstaple in Devon after losing control in cloud during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Old Road Cemetery, Llanelli

18-Sep

Gp Capt

BUTLER, WALTER DONALD  (26008)  RAF; age: 37

He was commanding No 285 Wing and was killed when his aircraft was hit by an American aircraft on the ground.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery.

18-Sep

Sgt

COLLINGS, DONALD HERBERT  (1470931)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX157 of No 6 (P) AFU, which crashed on a night take off from Windrush.  He is buried in Luton General Cemetery

18-Sep

Sgt

DRAPER, THOMAS WILLIAM  (R/182652)  RCAF; age: 20

He was serving with No 6 Gp Battle School and drowned in the River Swale during a ground based map reading exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Sep

Plt Off

HURST, WILLIAM RICHARD  (51866)  RAF; age: 35

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

18-Sep

LAC

SCRASE, RAYMOND CLIFFORD  (1446658)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

18-Sep

AC2

WALKER, MALCOLM STUART  (1173011)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

18-Sep

AC1

PARKINSON, BENJAMIN NOEL  (1013851)  RAFVR; age: 29

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 Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery

18-Sep

LAC

CAMPBELL, JOHN  (1490075)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving at RAF Tern Hill and died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford from injuries sustained when the fuel tank he was welding blew up.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

18-Sep

LAC

TOMLINSON, JOHN HUMFREY  (577885)  RAF; age: 19

He was training as Navigator/Air Bomber and was drowned after falling into Torquay Harbour when he was drunk.  He is buried in Torquay Cemetery and Extension.

18-Sep

Cpl

WILSON, PYM WILLIAM GEOFFREY  (1041042)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Weston super Mare.  He is buried in Sunderland (Mere Knolls) Cemetery

18-Sep

AC1

TAYLOR, CHARLES WALTER  (1498933)  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 Bradford.  He is buried in Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery.

19-Sep

Plt Off

GRAY, ANDREW ROBERT  (400923)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, HW265 of No 28 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft overturned on landing as the result of a burst tyre.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

19-Sep

Fg Off

FLETCHER, NORMAN JOHN  (134677)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was serving with No 37 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

19-Sep

Flt Sgt

SMITH, CYRIL  (1199161)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 37 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

19-Sep

Fg Off

BOND, GEOFFREY WILLIAM  (124323)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XII, EN614 of No 91 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s during a Ramrod to Lille.  He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery

19-Sep

WO I

BROWN, WILFRED DAVID  (R/86267)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR860 of No 112 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over Sicily near Avigliano.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

19-Sep

Fg Off

FEARN, JAMES  (J/12721)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL703 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to Naples.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

19-Sep

Fg Off

STEELE, BERNARD HUGH  (124799)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL703 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to Naples.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

19-Sep

Sgt

ROBINSON, GEORGE CHARLES  (1220692)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL703 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to Naples.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

19-Sep

Sgt

TURNBULL, WILLIAM  (1377372)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, AL703 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to Naples.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

19-Sep

Sgt

BROAD, JACK STANLEY  (1391508)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP507 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise off the Scilly Isles.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Sep

Sgt

MILLIGAN, JOHN  (1532397)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP507 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise off the Scilly Isles.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Sep

Fg Off

PASKEY, HORACE GEORGE  (118099)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP507 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise off the Scilly Isles.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Sep

Sgt

SHREWSBURY, KEITH ALASTAIR  (1335058)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP507 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise off the Scilly Isles.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Sep

Fg Off

WADDELL, GEOFFREY HAROLD  (413805)  RAAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP507 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise off the Scilly Isles.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Sep

Sgt

WESTWOOD, CHARLES  (1532583)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP507 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise off the Scilly Isles.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Sep

Sgt

NEWALL, GERARD ERIC  (1034329)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD832 of No 216 Sqn, which was destroyed on the airfield at Kos during a German air attack.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

19-Sep

Maj

SAVILLE, ERIC COWLEY DFC and Bar (103255V)  SAAF; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR418 of No 260 Sqn, which was possibly repaired?.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

19-Sep

LAC

JONES, GWYN  (1278621)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving with No 295 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Bournemouth.  He is buried in Rhondda (Trealaw) Cemetery

19-Sep

WO

ROBINSON, EDWARD HANDLEY  (R/92182)  RCAF; age: ?

He died from injuries sustained to day before whilst flying in Albemarle I, P1528 of No 296 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing on take -off following an engine failure.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

19-Sep

LAC

MARTELL, GORDON RONALD  (1458928)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 2909 Sqn RAF Regiment, and was probably killed whilst defending the airstrip at Antimachia on Cos.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery

19-Sep

WO II

BOISVERT, JOSEPH GEORGE LOUIS  (R/101506)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM840 of No 1 (C) OTU, which ditched off West Hartlepool following an engine failure during a RP practice.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery

19-Sep

Flt Sgt

McGRATH, FRANCIS JAMES VICTOR  (415541)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM840 of No 1 (C) OTU, which ditched off West Hartlepool following an engine failure during a RP practice.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery

19-Sep

Flt Sgt

OWEN, DONALD HENRY  (1313798)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1312 of No 12 (P) AFU, which collided with L6796 of the same unit  near Boothby Pagnell.  He is buried in Earley (St Peter) Church Cemetery

19-Sep

Fg Off

LOWE, VERNON FREDERICK  (405314)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L1312 of No 12 (P) AFU, which collided with L6796 of the same unit  near Boothby Pagnell.  He is buried in Grantham Cemetery

19-Sep

Sgt

CRAIG, WILLIAM KIRKLAND  (971603)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6796 of No 12 (P) AFU, which collided with L1312 of the same unit  near Boothby Pagnell.  He is buried in East Kilbride Cemetery

19-Sep

WO

BAYMAN, ALFRED ROBERT WILLIAM  (1382238)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim I, L6796 of No 12 (P) AFU, which collided with L1312 of the same unit  near Boothby Pagnell.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery

19-Sep

Plt Off

CHURCH, RONALD LESTER  (151857)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL852 of No 132 OTU, which crashed into the North Sea near the Farne Islands.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Sep

Flt Sgt

FRITH, REX  (405052)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HM907 of No 15 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground at Ramsbury whilst carrying out night solo circuits.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

19-Sep

Sgt

DOBIE, ALBERT SIDNEY DAVID  (1324459)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AJ993 of No 32 OTU, which dived into the sea during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial

19-Sep

Plt Off

COLLS, PETER RAYMOND  (151418)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW377 of No 45 Grp, which crashed on take-off from Belem with parked Baltimore FA114.  He is buried in Para Anglican Churchyard

19-Sep

Fg Off

POLLOCK, EDMOND JAMES  (80253)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR851 of No 5 SAAF, which collided with Albemarle P1389 at Grottaglie whilst landing in a dust cloud.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

19-Sep

Flt Sgt

WILLIAMS, EDWARD JOHN STACY  (409952)  RAAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, T3361 of No 54 OTU, which crashed near Duns following an engine fire in the air.  He is buried in Fogo Churchyard

19-Sep

AC1

MAGRO, WALTER  (777171)  RAFVR; age: 20

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

19-Sep

Flt Sgt

MURPHY, JOHN HENRY  (411356)  RAF; age: 47

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 Richmond.  He is buried in Richmond Cemetery, Yorkshire

19-Sep

LAC

MOTT, ALBERT  (1010883)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving in the UK and died at Dunbar Hospital, Thurso, from head injuries sustained by a fall from a motor lorry.  He is buried in Healey (Christ Church) Churchyard.

19-Sep

AC2

BRUIJNE, GERARD  (1814975)  RAFVR; age: 25

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 Scarborough (Manor Road) Cemetery

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