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Casualties - 28 - 30 September 1943


28-Sep

Flt Sgt

FORSYTH, ALBERT VICTOR  (1382045)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR907 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

28-Sep

Fg Off

TUCK, ALBERT THOMAS  (411060)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR907 TL-P of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

28-Sep

Flt Sgt

PENNY, GEORGE EDWARD  (1463189)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED941 DX-V of No 57 Sqn, which suffered a double engine failure and crashed as it approached to land at East Kirkby on a transit flight from Waterbeach, where it had landed on its return from a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Brompton Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

REEVE, WILLIAM  (1581814)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED941 DX-V of No 57 Sqn, which suffered a double engine failure and crashed as it approached to land at East Kirkby on a transit flight from Waterbeach, where it had landed on its return from a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Orston (St Mary) Churchyard

28-Sep

Plt Off

HARGRAVE, GEORGE MELTON (TIM)  (149621)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED941 DX-V of No 57 Sqn, which suffered a double engine failure and crashed as it approached to land at East Kirkby on a transit flight from Waterbeach, where it had landed on its return from a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Upwell Cemetery

28-Sep

LAC

SHANNON, PATRICK GILBERT  (618333)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Hintok of No 62 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

28-Sep

Flt Lt

ANDERSON, ALBERT GEORGE STAFFORD  (60091)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, ES204 of No 74 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Castelrosso.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

28-Sep

Fg Off

ADAMSON, DAVID MAURICE  (415052)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH877 JN-C of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Sarstadt during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

BERESFORD, JOHN BOSWORTH  (1583723)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH877 JN-C of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Sarstadt during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

CHESSON, FREDERICK JOHN CHARLES  (1336122)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH877 JN-C of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Sarstadt during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

MUNN, HUGH  (1349759)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH877 JN-C of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Sarstadt during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

28-Sep

Plt Off

WAEREA, THOMAS HAWAIKIRANGI  (421300)  RNZAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH877 JN-C of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Sarstadt during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

28-Sep

Plt Off

WHITMORE, RICHARD CHARLES  (421123)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH877 JN-C of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Sarstadt during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

DEAN, GEORGE ALBERT EARL  (R/186039)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW228 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Plt Off

ECCLESTONE, EDWIN CLIFFORD  (J/86661)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW228 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Sgt

HUGHES, JOHN MCGARRY  (1025996)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW228 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Sgt

KIRBY, PHILLIP GEORGE  (1441108)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW228 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Flt Lt

SHELTON, PAUL ARTHUR  (C/6040)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW228 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Sgt

SNEDDON, JAMES  (1553974)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW228 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Plt Off

TYMCHUK, METRO DANIEL  (J/86662)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW228 KN-U of No 77 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Sgt

CLARK, CHARLES HENRY ARTHUR  (1331499)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF952 WP-F of No 90 Sqn, which collided with trees a Horesheath on its return from a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

28-Sep

Fg Off

CUNNINGHAM, PENNELL STILIS  (119842)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF952 WP-F of No 90 Sqn, which collided with trees a Horesheath on its return from a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

28-Sep

Sqn Ldr

FREEMAN, MAX INGRAM  (39726)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF952 WP-F of No 90 Sqn, which collided with trees a Horesheath on its return from a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

28-Sep

WO II

HOAR, WILLIAM JOSEPH  (R/115666)  RCAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF952 WP-F of No 90 Sqn, which collided with trees a Horesheath on its return from a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

28-Sep

Flt Sgt

SHARP, VICTOR JAMES  (42310)  RNZAF; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF952 WP-F of No 90 Sqn, which collided with trees a Horesheath on its return from a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

PHILLIPS, WILLIAM JOHN  (1811870)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA965 SR-K2 of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near Wickenby on its return from a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

GULLIVER, JOHN DEREK  (1602960)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA965 SR-K2 of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near Wickenby on its return from a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Basildon (St Bartholomew) Churchyard

28-Sep

Plt Off

LIERSCH, REX VINITIUS  (9027)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA965 SR-K2 of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near Wickenby on its return from a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

28-Sep

Plt Off

SKIPPER, DESMOND WALLACE  (155489)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA965 SR-K2 of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near Wickenby on its return from a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

HANDS, PHILIP LESLIE  (1609447)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA965 SR-K2 of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near Wickenby on its return from a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Great Barrington (St Mary) Church Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

MEREDITH, PHILIP  (1122826)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA965 SR-K2 of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near Wickenby on its return from a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Heworth (St Mary) Churchyard

28-Sep

Sgt

HARRIS, SIDNEY  (1451522)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA965 SR-K2 of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near Wickenby on its return from a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in St Helens Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

KERR, THOMAS CARMICHAEL  (1324340)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA965 SR-K2 of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near Wickenby on its return from a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

ANDREWS, CLIFFORD BRUCE  (41174)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF495 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Fg Off

BEVAN, CLIFFORD JOHN WILLIAM  (50678)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF495 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Flt Sgt

HOTCHKIS, GEORGE STEWART  (413386)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF495 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Flt Sgt

SCHOLLUM, BERNARD JOSEPH  (421992)  RNZAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF495 OJ-R of No 149 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Flt Lt

GRANT, DUNCAN MARSHALL  (J/5982)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG577 'F' of No 400 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Rhubarb to Ault.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

28-Sep

WO

GOLDSPINK, WALTER ERIC  (1254181)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB120 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Plt Off

LONG, STUART HERMAN  (J/17407)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB120 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Fg Off

LOWTHER, JOHN CLAIR  (J/10021)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB120 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Flt Sgt

READ, GRAHAM SYDNEY  (417118)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB120 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Plt Off

SLADE, STANLEY JOHN  (143997)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB120 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Fg Off

ST. LOUIS, BRUCE ANDERSON  (J/14059)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB120 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Fg Off

TRIPPE, TEMPLE DAWSON  (J/16827)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB120 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Sgt

MERCER, JOHN DUNCAN  (R/181017)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK270 NA-U of No 428 Sqn, which crashed during an overshoot whilst attempting to land at Framlingham.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

SMITH, WILLIAM FRANK  (1586966)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK270 NA-U of No 428 Sqn, which crashed during an overshoot whilst attempting to land at Framlingham.  He is buried in Dursley Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

LUCAS, ARTHUR JAMES WADD  (1388785)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK270 NA-U of No 428 Sqn, which crashed during an overshoot whilst attempting to land at Framlingham.  He is buried in Horsell (St Mary) Churchyard

28-Sep

Sgt

WHITLEY, GEORGE VALENTINE  (1547703)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK270 NA-U of No 428 Sqn, which crashed during an overshoot whilst attempting to land at Framlingham.  He is buried in Mancetter burial Ground

28-Sep

Sgt

FARMER, JOHN ERNEST  (1338093)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB215 NA-T of No 428 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Vaassen in Holland during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Epe (Vaassen) General Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

MUSSEN, WILLIAM EDWARD  (618204)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB215 NA-T of No 428 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Vaassen in Holland during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Epe (Vaassen) General Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

SATCHELL, JOHN WALTER  (1801758)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB215 NA-T of No 428 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Vaassen in Holland during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Epe (Vaassen) General Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

SPRINGETT, ERIC TURNER  (1336371)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB215 NA-T of No 428 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Vaassen in Holland during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Epe (Vaassen) General Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

STUART, ALFRED  (1121371)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB215 NA-T of No 428 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Vaassen in Holland during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Epe (Vaassen) General Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

WILSON, THOMAS JOHN JACK  (1498723)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB215 NA-T of No 428 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Vaassen in Holland during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Epe (Vaassen) General Cemetery

28-Sep

Flt Sgt

HALLAS, JOHN WILLIAM  (414558)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK648 IP-F of No 434 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

28-Sep

Flt Sgt

WALLACE, ROBERT NOBLE  (R/78305)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK648 IP-F of No 434 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

28-Sep

Fg Off

SINCLAIR, DAVID JAMES  (J/21037)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK648 IP-F of No 434 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Farsund Cemetery

28-Sep

Flt Sgt

DE SIEYES, JEAN GALT  (R/59777)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK648 IP-F of No 434 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Fg Off

JONES, BENJAMIN STANLEY  (J/14774)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK648 IP-F of No 434 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Flt Lt

LORD, FREDERICK CHARLES  (J/6829)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK648 IP-F of No 434 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Flt Sgt

O'HARA, BASIL MORGAN  (R/128741)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK648 IP-F of No 434 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Sgt

WALTER, STANLEY ALAN  (1802702)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK648 IP-F of No 434 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Fg Off

CHANDLER, JOHN JOSEPH  (J/22485)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH991 GI-P of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Plt Off

HALL, JOSEPH WILLIAM KENNETH  (J/19432)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH991 GI-P of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Plt Off

HUNT, WALTER JAMES  (413601)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH991 GI-P of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Flt Sgt

McLEOD, KENNETH GORDON  (1803388)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH991 GI-P of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Sgt

MEADOW, LEONARD  (1024031)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH991 GI-P of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Sgt

TEBBUTT, WILLIAM  (1577297)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH991 GI-P of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Sgt

WEAVING, LIONEL GEORGE HENRY  (943636)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH991 GI-P of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Sep

Flt Sgt

HAIN, ALAN WESLEY  (406847)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, AA793 of No 681 Sqn, which crashed on the banks of the Kaladin river during a PR sortie over Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

28-Sep

LAC

WILLIAMS, JOHN GARFIELD  (1356897)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2879 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in IoW 4 Qtr.  He is buried in Newtown and Llanllwchiaiarn Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

LUCKETT, FREDERICK JOHN  (1800889)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB181 of No 1664 HCU, which crashed into the North Yorkshire Moors near Hawnby during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Chatham (Maidstone Road) Cemetery

28-Sep

Fg Off

HIGHSTED, RAYMOND HAROLD  (J/26984)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB181 of No 1664 HCU, which crashed into the North Yorkshire Moors near Hawnby during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

NELSON, JAMES  (1002811)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB181 of No 1664 HCU, which crashed into the North Yorkshire Moors near Hawnby during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery

28-Sep

Flt Sgt

TIMMINS, JOHN JAMES (JIM)  (1777401)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB181 of No 1664 HCU, which crashed into the North Yorkshire Moors near Hawnby during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Winlaton (St Patrick) Churchyard and Hookergate Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

MITCHELL, JOHN CHARLES  (1397975)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB181 of No 1664 HCU, which crashed into the North Yorkshire Moors near Hawnby during a night flying exercise.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

28-Sep

Sgt

PEARCE, MARTIN RAYMOND  (1808544)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4904 of No 1667 HCU, which dived into the ground on emerging from cloud near Conisborough during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

BROWN, DOUGLAS ROY  (R/194139)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4904 of No 1667 HCU, which dived into the ground on emerging from cloud near Conisborough during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

BUTLER, REGINALD ERIC  (1388968)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4904 of No 1667 HCU, which dived into the ground on emerging from cloud near Conisborough during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Sep

Flt Sgt

MULLEN, ADAM WILLIAM  (R/154030)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4904 of No 1667 HCU, which dived into the ground on emerging from cloud near Conisborough during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

WESTON, ROGER PICKERING  (1131503)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4904 of No 1667 HCU, which dived into the ground on emerging from cloud near Conisborough during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Sunderland (Ryhope Road) Cemetery

28-Sep

Sgt

TURLEY, LAWRENCE RICHARD WILLIAM  (1387018)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4904 of No 1667 HCU, which dived into the ground on emerging from cloud near Conisborough during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in/or was cremated at  East Finchley Cemetery and St Marylebone Crematorium

28-Sep

Flt Lt

MAURER, AUBREY  (117590)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 31 WU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

28-Sep

LAC

HOLDEN, ROBERT  (1231284)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 626 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery

28-Sep

Fg Off

WALLACE, GEORGE ALBERT  (J/22912)  RCAF; age: 32

He was flying in Whitley V, EB404 of No 81 OTU, which he abandoned after a collision with Beaufighter, V8449 of No 406 Sqn near High Ercall but he hit a tree and was killed.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

28-Sep

LAC

PAGET, JOHN ROWLAND  (1126558)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 90 WU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

28-Sep

LAC

ANSTEY, FRANK EDWARD  (1183196)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

28-Sep

Wg Cdr

ARTHUR, JOHN EDWARD WILBERFORCE  (87084)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was serving at HQ NWAAF at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

28-Sep

AC1

JOHNSTONE, WILLIAM GOODWIN  (1176696)  RAFVR; age: 32

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

28-Sep

Cpl

LLOYD, FREDERICK DESMOND  (905706)  RAFVR; age: 26

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

28-Sep

LAC

SILK, EDWARD ROBERT  (1285300)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Edmonton 4 Qtr.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery

28-Sep

Cpl

WESTON, LAWRENCE DOUGLAS  (1219107)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

28-Sep

AC1

BEDFORD, FRANCIS  (1090504)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving in the UK and died at The Sanatorium, Middleton, Ilkley, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Morley Cemetery.

28-Sep

Cpl

BUCKTON, ERIC WILLIAM VINCENT  (998245)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was serving in the UK and died at Gorleston Hospital, Great Yarmouth, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Wanstead (St Mary) Churchyard.

29-Sep

Sgt

TAYLOR, KENNETH NORMAN  (938779)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED648 WS-D of No 9 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Mablethorpe due to a faulty altimeter on its return from a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Manby (St Mary) Churchyard

29-Sep

Fg Off

BEAMES, KENNETH HERBERT  (137540)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED648 WS-D of No 9 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Mablethorpe due to a faulty altimeter on its return from a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Sgt

RIDSDALE, BERNARD  (1457270)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB143 VN-L of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down into the Baltic by a night fighter during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Plt Off

CORSBY, ARTHUR GILBERT  (155894)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW225 EY-C of No 78 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

GOOM, HARRY ERNEST ST HILL  (1337540)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW225 EY-C of No 78 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

29-Sep

Plt Off

MILLS, SIDNEY GEORGE  (159426)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW225 EY-C of No 78 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

29-Sep

Plt Off

WARINER, STANLEY TRUMAN  (155948)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW225 EY-C of No 78 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

KIRKHAM, BERTIE  (1010024)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW225 EY-C of No 78 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Sgt

NICHOLS, LEONARD WILLIAM  (1336897)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW225 EY-C of No 78 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Plt Off

WILSON, GEORGE WILLIAM  (156129)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW225 EY-C of No 78 Sqn, which is presumed to have come down in the sea on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Plt Off

HOGAN, LESLIE  (158337)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, LR506 of No 105 Sqn, which crashed near West Raynham on its return from a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Lancaster (Scotforth) Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

LINEHAM, WILLIAM ALF  (1815307)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE118 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Market on its return from a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

29-Sep

Fg Off

SMITH, SYDNEY KENT  (J/14174)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE118 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Market on its return from a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

29-Sep

Flt Sgt

RAY, FREDERICK HARRY  (1391599)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE118 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Market on its return from a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Carisbrooke Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

WINTERBURN, NORMAN PERCY  (1439760)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE118 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Market on its return from a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Otley (Newall-with-Clifton and Lindley) Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

DICKENS, FREDERICK DONALD  (1613337)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE118 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Market on its return from a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Potten End (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

29-Sep

Sgt

BOOKER, DAVID ROBERT  (1413457)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE118 of No 156 Sqn, which crashed near Downham Market on its return from a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Tenby (St Mary) Church Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

STEWART, JAMES DIXON  (1537758)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR715 NP-E of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by naval flak on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Ameland (Nes) General Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

BARTLETT, VIVIAN HERBERT  (605496)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR715 NP-E of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by naval flak on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Sgt

DU-PLAT-TAYLOR, PHILIP CORBET  (656639)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR715 NP-E of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by naval flak on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Sgt

HALL, EDWIN JOHN  (950798)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR715 NP-E of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by naval flak on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Sgt

MACLAREN, WILLIAM FINLAY  (1261086)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR715 NP-E of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by naval flak on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Flt Sgt

ROBERTSON, HARRY  (657521)  RAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR715 NP-E of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by naval flak on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Sgt

SHEPPARD, EDWARD STANLEY  (1412878)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR715 NP-E of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down into the North Sea by naval flak on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Sgt

COMER, LIONEL FREDERICK  (1395190)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED904 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Dortmund during a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

CUMMINGS, JACK WILLIAM  (1334212)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED904 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Dortmund during a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

29-Sep

WO

DAVIDSON, BRIAN BRUCE  (1321868)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED904 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Dortmund during a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

ENGLISH, LESLIE  (1001372)  RAFVR; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED904 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Dortmund during a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

29-Sep

Plt Off

GALAVAN, CYRIL VINCENT  (J/18832)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED904 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Dortmund during a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

GEE, LAURENCE GEOFFREY EARL  (1212477)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED904 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Dortmund during a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

29-Sep

Flt Sgt

JONES, HENRY NEWMAN  (656183)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED904 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Dortmund during a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

29-Sep

Flt Sgt

BARR, JOHN HAMILTON  (1366045)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MP791 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Flt Sgt

COLE, ROGER GORDON  (1432275)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MP791 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Flt Sgt

GOMES, LEWIS CHARLES  (420659)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MP791 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Sgt

HARRIS, ROY LEONARD  (1244279)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MP791 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Sgt

JONES, DAVID AUBREY  (1027009)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MP791 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Sgt

JONES, FREDERICK JOHN  (657002)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MP791 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Fg Off

DWYER, FRANCIS DALTON  (J/16070)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ823 of No 418 Sqn, which flew into a barrage balloon cable at Dover on its return from an Intruder sortie to Bochum.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

29-Sep

Flt Lt

JOHNSTON, DUNCAN DONALD  (J/6489)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ823 of No 418 Sqn, which flew into a barrage balloon cable at Dover on its return from an Intruder sortie to Bochum.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

CHANDLER, ALBERT WILLIAM  (1800725)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB376 VR-S of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Flt Sgt

COCKIN, EDWIN MILLS  (R/127940)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB376 VR-S of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Fg Off

DONALDSON, GORDON EDWARD  (J/22209)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB376 VR-S of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Sgt

LUCAS, DAVID  (1081361)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB376 VR-S of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Flt Sgt

MILLER, WILLIAM DOUGLAS  (R/113977)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB376 VR-S of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Sgt

MORGAN, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1539846)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB376 VR-S of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Fg Off

SYMONS, JOHN RITCHIE  (J/17043)  RCAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB376 VR-S of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Bochum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Sep

Fg Off

BELLINGER, WILLIAM GEORGE  (J/13120)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK259 IP-L of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland en-route to a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Enschede Eastern General Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

SCUDDER, BERTRAM THOMAS HENRY  (1582262)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK259 IP-L of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland en-route to a raid on Bochum.  He is buried in Enschede Eastern General Cemetery

29-Sep

Flt Sgt

BAILEY, WESLEY GLENN  (R/86191)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK634 IP-T of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

DAVIES, TREVOR  (1339176)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK634 IP-T of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

HARRIS, NORMAN THOMAS  (1653119)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK634 IP-T of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

29-Sep

Fg Off

POPPLEWELL, CHETWIN HAMRE  (J/16305)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK634 IP-T of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

29-Sep

Flt Sgt

ZAHL, RONALD AARON  (908648)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK634 IP-T of No 434 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

29-Sep

Flt Lt

GRIFFITH, ERNEST HAMILTON  (403334)  RAAF; age: 27

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ690 of No 456 Sqn, which spun into the ground after an engine broke away following a high speed stall.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

29-Sep

Cpl

BLAKELEY, WILLIAM HENRY  (26160)  RAAF; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ690 of No 456 Sqn, which spun into the ground after an engine broke away following a high speed stall.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

29-Sep

Flt Sgt

SHEARER, JAMES  (1387348)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JK321 of No 601 Sqn, which crashed at Lentini West after hitting a Bofors gun whilst low flying.  He is buried in Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily

29-Sep

Plt Off

WILLIAMS, DONALD JOHN  (157434)  RAF; age: 23

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

29-Sep

Flt Sgt

GREGORY, WILLIAM GEORGE  (901276)  RAFVR; age: 24

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

29-Sep

Sgt

EVANS, WILLIAM HARRY  (R/192899)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5724 'C' of No 11 OTU, which died from injuries sustained  - was force landed after a engine burst into flames and spread across the wing during a cross-country exercise in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

UNDERWOOD, JOHN MICHAEL  (427237)  RNZAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5724 'C' of No 11 OTU, which died from injuries sustained  - was force landed after a engine burst into flames and spread across the wing during a cross-country exercise in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

SOUTHERN, WILLIAM JAMES  (1450396)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5724 'C' of No 11 OTU, which died from injuries sustained  - was force landed after a engine burst into flames and spread across the wing during a cross-country exercise in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Ellesmere Port (Overpool) Cemetery

29-Sep

Flt Sgt

WISDOM, WILLIAM FREDERICK CHARLES  (925214)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN532 'V' of No 16 OTU, which flew into the ground as it emerged from cloud near Towcester during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

LEES, REGINALD GEORGE  (1214347)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN532 'V' of No 16 OTU, which flew into the ground as it emerged from cloud near Towcester during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Gnosall (St Lawrence) Churchyard Extension

29-Sep

Sgt

PAICE, NORMAN FREDERICK  (1318427)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN532 'V' of No 16 OTU, which flew into the ground as it emerged from cloud near Towcester during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

FRAZER, JACK EDWARD  (423710)  RAAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN532 'V' of No 16 OTU, which flew into the ground as it emerged from cloud near Towcester during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

FRAZER, JACK EDWARD  (423710)  RAAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN532 'V' of No 16 OTU, which flew into the ground as it emerged from cloud near Towcester during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

PEARSON, GEOFFREY  (1219649)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN532 'V' of No 16 OTU, which flew into the ground as it emerged from cloud near Towcester during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Shipley (Nab Wood) Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

COZENS, GEOFFREY ERIC  (1385661)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF600 of No 17 OTU, which dived into the ground after control was lost whilst orbiting a beacon during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

ATKINSON, EDWIN  (1454621)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF600 of No 17 OTU, which dived into the ground after control was lost whilst orbiting a beacon during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Barnsley Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

CROSLAND, DOUGLAS  (1305841)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF600 of No 17 OTU, which dived into the ground after control was lost whilst orbiting a beacon during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Battyeford (Christ Church) burial Ground

29-Sep

Sgt

BRAUND, CHARLES GAGE  (1320783)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF600 of No 17 OTU, which dived into the ground after control was lost whilst orbiting a beacon during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Orpington (All Saints) Churchyard Extension

29-Sep

Sgt

SHANKS, ARNOLD BLANE  (R/194853)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF600 of No 17 OTU, which dived into the ground after control was lost whilst orbiting a beacon during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

ROBERTS, KENNETH BYSSHE  (1585875)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF600 of No 17 OTU, which dived into the ground after control was lost whilst orbiting a beacon during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

DONNELLY, WILLIAM PAUL  (R/164697)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LW959 of No 21 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground near Henbury in Cheshire whilst flying in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

29-Sep

Sgt

MUNRO, DONALD JOHN  (1369195)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LW959 of No 21 (P) AFU, which flew into high ground near Henbury in Cheshire whilst flying in poor weather conditions.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Grange) Cemetery

29-Sep

Fg Off

PARKER, CLIFFORD  (130865)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 22 PTC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

29-Sep

LAC

HUGHES, ROBERT JAMES  (965420)  RAFVR; age: 30

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

29-Sep

Fg Off

BAKER, LESLIE TRELOAR  (402906)  RNZAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA202 of No 70 OTU, which crashed into the Great Bitter Lake after bouncing on landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

29-Sep

Flt Lt

WARBURTON, RONALD  (87402)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA202 of No 70 OTU, which crashed into the Great Bitter Lake after bouncing on landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

29-Sep

AC2

DIXON, NORMAN HARPHAM  (1686842)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

29-Sep

Sgt

PRICHARD, JOHN GERALD PREECE  (658811)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL610 of No 1 TTU, which crashed in bad visibility on an overshoot at Turnberry.  He is buried in Monknash (St Mary) Churchyard.

29-Sep

Sgt

LUCAS, RAYMOND  (1477333)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL610 of No 1 TTU, which crashed in bad visibility on an overshoot at Turnberry.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.

29-Sep

LAC

MAPP, WILLIAM JAMES  (1524553)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was serving with No 21 OTU and was killed when he ran across the road and was struck by a lorry.  His death is registered in Banbury.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

29-Sep

AC1

ALEXANDER, SAMUEL JOHNSON  (1563630)  RAFVR; age: 39

He was serving in the UK and died suddenly, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in East Elloe.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Nellfield) Cemetery.

29-Sep

Sgt

HOWELL, ARTHUR  (1395412)  RAFVR; age: 20

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 Great Ouseburn.  He is buried in Paddock Wood (St Andrew) Old Churchyard, Brenchley

29-Sep

AC2

CHALKE, ERIC HARRY GEOFFREY  (1609475)  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 Hereford 4 Qtr.  He is buried in Southampton (Hollybrook) Cemetery

29-Sep

AC1

HARVEY, JOHN  (1232397)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was serving in the UK and was killed whilst riding in a trailer being towed by a motor lorry down Penwortham Hill.  When the lorry skidded and overturned, Harvey was thrown out and trapped against a wall.  He was buried in/or cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

29-Sep

AC2

ANDREWS, JOHN  (1481652)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL610 of No 1 TTU, which crashed in bad visibility on an overshoot at Turnberry.  He is buried in Nottingham Church Cemetery.

30-Sep

Flt Sgt

NEEVE, HAROLD STEWART  (626638)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF614 of No 37 Sqn, which was abandoned near Menzel Timini following an engine failure, unfortunately he baled out too low for his parachute to fully deploy.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery.

30-Sep

Fg Off

POLMAN, DOUGLAS JOHN  (134209)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW263 EY-E of No 78 Sqn, which crashed into woods near Scunthorpe after becoming lost on its return from a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

30-Sep

Sgt

SHARPE, THOMAS HENRY  (1451615)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW263 EY-E of No 78 Sqn, which crashed into woods near Scunthorpe after becoming lost on its return from a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Denton (St Andrew) Churchyard

30-Sep

Cpl

HILL, GEORGE WILLIAM  (649400)  RAF; age: 23

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

30-Sep

Sgt

DAVISON, KENNETH ARTHUR FREDERICK  (1432967)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, ES139 of No 232 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Salerno.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery.

30-Sep

Fg Off

HENRY, KENNETH ROLAND  (J/20677)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ887 of No 354 Sqn, which killed when the nose wheel he was attempting to free in flight moved up and trapped him.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

30-Sep

Sgt

MACKAY, DONALD ROSSLYN  (1386629)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 601 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Battersea.  He was cremated at  South London Crematorium, Mitcham

30-Sep

Sgt

COOPER, RAYMOND LESTER  (658348)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED983 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Mablethorpe in low cloud on its return from a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

30-Sep

Fg Off

McKAY, ALLAN CHARLES  (J/21537)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED983 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Mablethorpe in low cloud on its return from a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

30-Sep

Plt Off

MEARIS, ERIC  (149942)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED983 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Mablethorpe in low cloud on its return from a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Gosforth (St Nicholas) Churchyard

30-Sep

Sgt

DAVIES, ROBERT THOMAS EDWARD  (1648079)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED983 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Mablethorpe in low cloud on its return from a raid to Bochum.  He is buried in Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery

30-Sep

Sgt

BILLINGHAM, JOHN ANTHONY GEOFFREY  (1391974)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED983 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Mablethorpe in low cloud on its return from a raid to Bochum.  He was buried in/or cremated at  Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium

30-Sep

LAC

NASH, MATTHEW  (625255)  RAF; age: 22

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

30-Sep

LAC

ISAACSON, HERBERT ALEXANDER  (750952)  RAFVR; age: ?

He had been serving with No 152 MU when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

30-Sep

Flt Sgt

CROSSLAND, DAN  (R/152605)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5695 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed short of the runway at Faldingworth having lost power from an engine during a training exercise.  He is buried in Huddersfield (Edgerton) Cemetery

30-Sep

Sgt

PLATT, CLIFFORD  (1199632)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving at 23 PTC and was killed whilst flying in a Walrus, xxxxx which, was shot down by a Bf109 between Leros and Kos.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Sep

LAC

TAYLOR, EDWARD GEORGE  (997057)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 8001 AMES and was possibly lost in the sinking of LST79 in Corsica harbour.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery.

30-Sep

LAC

WATSON, HENRY  (1658293)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 8001 AMES and was possibly lost in the sinking of LST79 in Corsica harbour.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery.

30-Sep

Cpl

AINSWORTH, RONALD  (1149811)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 8001 AMES and was possibly lost in the sinking of LST79 in Corsica harbour.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

30-Sep

LAC

CRONE, JAMES EDMUND  (613561)  RAF; age: 22

He was serving with No 8001 AMES and was possibly lost in the sinking of LST79 in Corsica harbour.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

30-Sep

LAC

WICKS, THOMAS REGINALD  (1519645)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was serving with No 8001 AMES and was possibly lost in the sinking of LST79 in Corsica harbour.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

30-Sep

AC1

BOOTH, ALAN  (1728879)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was serving with No 8001 AMES and was possibly lost in the sinking of LST79 in Corsica harbour.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

30-Sep

AC1

TAYLOR, NORMAN ROBERT  (1524435)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 8001 AMES and was possibly lost in the sinking of LST79 in Corsica harbour.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

30-Sep

LAC

CARRECK, RAYMOND WALTER  (1449181)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was serving with No 889 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

30-Sep

Cpl

CASSON, BRIAN MAURICE  (1381280)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving with No 889 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bone War Cemetery, Annaba

30-Sep

AC1

REEVES, ROBERT  (965047)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 936/7 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Newcastle upon Tyne (40).  He is buried in Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery

30-Sep

Flt Lt

RASHLEIGH, FRANCIS EVELYN GEORGE DFC (41064)  RAF; age: 23

He was serving at HQ ME and was killed whilst flying a Walrus, xxxxx which, was shot down by a Bf109 between Leros and Kos.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

30-Sep

Flt Sgt

FORDYCE, CHARLES WILLIAM  (1029731)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, MP344 of No 3 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground near Windrush.  He is buried in Minster-in-Sheppey (SS Mary and Sexburga) New Churchyard.

30-Sep

AC2

HUMPHRIES, STEPHEN ALFRED  (1629519)  RAFVR; age: 46

He was serving in the UK and died from injuries sustained during a bombing raid on Woolwich Arsenal.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

30-Sep

Fg Off

ALEXANDER, LESLIE PAUL  (83498)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP603 of No 181 Sqn, which spun into the ground at Turvins Farm at Chevening in Kent.  He is buried in Loughton burial Ground.

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