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Casualties - 4 - 8 October 1943


04-Oct

Sgt

BRANT, J W USAAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4905 VN-H of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  

04-Oct

Fg Off

BRETT, JAMES ALBERT  (130599)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4905 VN-H of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

MENSFORTH, MAURICE  (1127575)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4905 VN-H of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

PASKINS, HOWARD GEORGE  (1312779)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4905 VN-H of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

TWEEDALE, FRED  (1063624)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4905 VN-H of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

WILKIE, DAVID LESSELS  (539504)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4905 VN-H of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

WILKINSON, STANLEY  (993249)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4905 VN-H of No 50 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

DEARMAN, WILLIAM ANTHONY  (635140)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ753 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

FIELDHOUSE, ALAN  (1435437)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ753 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Fg Off

FOSTER, CHRIS WILLIAM  (132347)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ753 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

GARROD, WALTER FRANCIS  (647529)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ753 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Flt Lt

GUEST, ERNEST MELVILLE CHARLES DFC (33501)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ753 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

McINNIS, DANIEL WILLIAM  (R/126371)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ753 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

MERCER, FRASER FREDERICK  (R/65132)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ753 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Flt Lt

RINTOUL, JOHN  (60113)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ753 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Fg Off

STEWART, DONALD BURTON  (J/10573)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ753 of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Sgt

HUDSON, ERIC FRANCIS  (1581611)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF130 JN-M of No 75 Sqn, which crashed Russelsheim during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

LACKENBY, THOMAS  (1590747)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF130 JN-M of No 75 Sqn, which crashed Russelsheim during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

MASSIE, CHARLES JOHN  (1322528)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF130 JN-M of No 75 Sqn, which crashed Russelsheim during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

MIDDLETON, HARVEY JOHNSON  (1476465)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF130 JN-M of No 75 Sqn, which crashed Russelsheim during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

PENNYCOOK, CHARLES  (R/137421)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF130 JN-M of No 75 Sqn, which crashed Russelsheim during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

POW, LESLIE  (1024139)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF130 JN-M of No 75 Sqn, which crashed Russelsheim during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

THORPE, ERNEST  (1514349)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF130 JN-M of No 75 Sqn, which crashed Russelsheim during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Lt

HEELEY, FRANK RICHARD  (110617)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA972 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a rid to Kassel.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

TAYLOR, GARTH SHEARLY  (R/73856)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA972 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a rid to Kassel.  He is buried in Terschelling (West-Terschelling) General Cemetery

04-Oct

Fg Off

ELLIS, ALBERT JAMES  (J/15925)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA972 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a rid to Kassel.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery

04-Oct

Sqn Ldr

HAYTER, JOHN EDWARD ROSS  (33405)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA972 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a rid to Kassel.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

PRUDHOE, JOHN KENNETH  (1258424)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA972 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a rid to Kassel.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

HORTON, GEORGE JOHN THOMAS  (1318975)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA972 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a rid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Flt Lt

WEBB, FRANK CHARLES  (116652)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA972 OL-D of No 83 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a rid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Plt Off

ALEXANDER, FELIX NORMAN  (146301)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA923 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Dauborn during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Lt

BROWN, KENNETH  (146430)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA923 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Dauborn during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

CURRY, JAMES  (1021538)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA923 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Dauborn during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

04-Oct

Plt Off

HOGG, RICHARD MUNRO  (158281)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA923 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Dauborn during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

04-Oct

WO

SAUNDERS, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1585455)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA923 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Dauborn during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

SULLIVAN, JOHN TIMOTHY  (1395407)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA923 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Dauborn during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Lt

WEBB, LEONARD SIDNEY  (124760)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA923 OF-H of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Dauborn during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

04-Oct

LAC

PICKLES, STANLEY  (542200)  RAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Fukuoka area of No 100 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

BRISTOW, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (1268417)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED583 HW-X of No 100 Sqn, which exploded over North Thorsby during an air test.  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

GREEN, CHARLES ALEXANDER  (1622553)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED583 HW-X of No 100 Sqn, which exploded over North Thorsby during an air test.  He is buried in Hull Eastern Cemetery

04-Oct

WO

GOOZEE, JOHN THOMAS  (552903)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED583 HW-X of No 100 Sqn, which exploded over North Thorsby during an air test.  He is buried in Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

04-Oct

Sgt

BAKER, JOHN ALEXANDER  (1395957)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED583 HW-X of No 100 Sqn, which exploded over North Thorsby during an air test.  He is buried in Lambeth Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

GILES, WALTER EDWARD JAMES  (1194020)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED583 HW-X of No 100 Sqn, which exploded over North Thorsby during an air test.  He is buried in Oxford (Rose Hill) Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

ROGERS, JOHN HILL  (1545048)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED583 HW-X of No 100 Sqn, which exploded over North Thorsby during an air test.  He is buried in Upton (Holy Ascension) Churchyard, Upton-by-Chester

04-Oct

Sgt

WORSEY, RALPH FREDERICK  (1392269)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED583 HW-X of No 100 Sqn, which exploded over North Thorsby during an air test.  He is buried in Woolwich Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

BOYD, GORDON JOHN PERCY  (1891353)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS721 KO-U of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

CLARK, ANDREW WILLIAM  (421961)  RNZAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS721 KO-U of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Fg Off

ELLIS, STANLEY JAMES  (413397)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS721 KO-U of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

HAMBLYN, ERIC CHARLES  (422705)  RNZAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS721 KO-U of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Sgt

JONES, MICHAEL JOHN  (1425102)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS721 KO-U of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Fg Off

NEWCOMB, ROBERT CLAYTON  (413462)  RNZAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS721 KO-U of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Fg Off

NIMMO, ROBERT ANDERSON  (415006)  RNZAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS721 KO-U of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Flt Lt

BRUCE, JOHN NIGEL GREY  (66528)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL923 of No 120 Sqn, which was hit by flak from U-539 whilst escorting ON204 and exploded on hitting the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Flt Lt

FURR, ALBERT LESLIE  (130062)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL923 of No 120 Sqn, which was hit by flak from U-539 whilst escorting ON204 and exploded on hitting the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Wg Cdr

LONGMORE, RICHARD MAITLAND  (33265)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL923 of No 120 Sqn, which was hit by flak from U-539 whilst escorting ON204 and exploded on hitting the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

WO

MINCHAM, ERNEST ARTHUR  (406306)  RAAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL923 of No 120 Sqn, which was hit by flak from U-539 whilst escorting ON204 and exploded on hitting the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

PARSONS, ARTHUR EDWARD  (901162)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL923 of No 120 Sqn, which was hit by flak from U-539 whilst escorting ON204 and exploded on hitting the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

WO

STOTT, WILLIAM  (407563)  RAAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL923 of No 120 Sqn, which was hit by flak from U-539 whilst escorting ON204 and exploded on hitting the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Fg Off

TAIT, ROBERT WOOD  (121402)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL923 of No 120 Sqn, which was hit by flak from U-539 whilst escorting ON204 and exploded on hitting the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Fg Off

WEBBER, FRANCIS MAXWELL  (J/14447)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, FL923 of No 120 Sqn, which was hit by flak from U-539 whilst escorting ON204 and exploded on hitting the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Cpl

POUNTAIN, HARRY  (1025012)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was serving with No 134 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

04-Oct

Cpl

SMITH, LESLIE JOSEPH DOZELL  (1154935)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 134 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sqn Ldr

COOK, ARTHUR SYDNEY  (406614)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB242 GT-Y of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Plt Off

COYLE, MICHAEL JOHN  (159015)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB242 GT-Y of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Lt

GODFREY, STEPHEN CLIFFORD PAUL  (130595)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB242 GT-Y of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

HASLEGRAVE, MERRIK  (1582945)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB242 GT-Y of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

MacKINLEY, WILLIAM BUTHART  (1557233)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB242 GT-Y of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Lt

McSWEENEY, CONAL BRENDEN THOMAS  (144212)  RAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB242 GT-Y of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Fg Off

WILKIE, CECIL JAMES MORLEY  (147357)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB242 GT-Y of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

DICKIE, THOMAS LYNAS  (1544971)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF464 ZO-P of No 196 Sqn, which crashed as it attempted to land at Coltishall having suffered engine problems following an attack by a night fighter during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Knockbreda Cemetery

04-Oct

Fg Off

JAMES, OLIVER BARTON  (137303)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP434 of No 245 Sqn, which was probably shot down by enemy fighters on a Rhubarb in the Dieppe area.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

FLYN, JOHN DOUGLAS  (1291985)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP668 'F' of No 245 Sqn, which was probably shot down by enemy fighters on a Rhubarb in the Dieppe area.  He is buried in Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer

04-Oct

Fg Off

WATCHORN, JAMES BAYLY  (408117)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP724 of No 247 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to New Romney ALG, probably as the result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

BORTOLUSSI, ALDO  (R/172283)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD204 VR-L of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Sohren during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Oct

Fg Off

DALE, JACK RALPH  (J/22865)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD204 VR-L of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Sohren during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

GRIFFIN, EDWARD HERBERT WILLIAM  (R/161439)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD204 VR-L of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Sohren during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Oct

Fg Off

HAMILTON, WILLIAM HARRY  (J/21291)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD204 VR-L of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Sohren during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

BEACH, GEORGE HENRY  (1282642)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD463 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

BOYCE, WILLIAM JAMES  (1316442)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD463 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

CHAPMAN, GEORGE ERNEST  (1397248)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD463 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

04-Oct

Fg Off

FARE, ARTHUR RUSSELL  (159580)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD463 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

PADDISON, ROBERT EDWARD  (R/148808)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD463 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

WINTERBOTTOM, CYRIL RAYMOND  (2201670)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD463 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

04-Oct

WO I

CHAMPION, ELLWIN CLAIR  (R/72856)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK920 ZL-J of No 427 Sqn, which crashed at Haut-Faye in Belgium on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

KING, PETER JAMES  (1604310)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK920 ZL-J of No 427 Sqn, which crashed at Haut-Faye in Belgium on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

PAQUET, JOHN ELMER  (R/112301)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK920 ZL-J of No 427 Sqn, which crashed at Haut-Faye in Belgium on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

04-Oct

WO II

PERRIN, JOHN LYLE  (R/148537)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK920 ZL-J of No 427 Sqn, which crashed at Haut-Faye in Belgium on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

QUENET, PIERRE LOUIS JOSEPH MARIE  (R/54698)  RCAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK920 ZL-J of No 427 Sqn, which crashed at Haut-Faye in Belgium on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

RANGER, RAYMOND  (R/115530)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK920 ZL-J of No 427 Sqn, which crashed at Haut-Faye in Belgium on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Off

THOMAS, T J USAAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK920 ZL-J of No 427 Sqn, which crashed at Haut-Faye in Belgium on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Neuville-en-Condroz USA Military Cemetery, Belgium

04-Oct

Fg Off

ELLIOTT, THOMAS JOHN  (J/23147)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB214 NA-S of No 428 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Sehlen during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

04-Oct

WO II

McARTHUR, KENNETH ALEXANDER BERNARD  (R/115019)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB214 NA-S of No 428 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Sehlen during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

JACKSON, GORDON HUNTER  (1342206)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA906 PO-K of No 467 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Flushing whilst taking evasive action during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Dumfries (St Michael's) Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

DALLWITZ, RAYMOND ERNEST  (409669)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA906 PO-K of No 467 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Flushing whilst taking evasive action during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

JACKSON, SYDNEY EDWARD  (416679)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA906 PO-K of No 467 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Flushing whilst taking evasive action during a raid to Kassel.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

BROOK, ROY EDWARD  (414460)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA906 PO-K of No 467 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Flushing whilst taking evasive action during a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

FRANCIS, JOHN EDMUND  (409579)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA906 PO-K of No 467 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off Flushing whilst taking evasive action during a raid to Kassel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Sgt

NOAKES, BENJAMIN JOSEPH  (63025)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving with No 544 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

LANGLEY, KEITH ALBERT  (417496)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling, (not FH814) of No 620 Sqn, which he was killed in an attack by an enemy night fighter, although the aircraft returned making a landing at West Malling.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

04-Oct

LAC

CARTER, SIDNEY ARTHUR  (1264312)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 980 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

04-Oct

AC1

INGHAM, GEORGE ROBERT  (1466467)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2902 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

CLARK, CHRISTOPHER ARTHUR  (1392932)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5373 of No 1 (O) AFU, which was lost over the Irish Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Sgt

GOUK, JOHN ANNANDALE (1562882)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5373 of No 1 (O) AFU, which was lost over the Irish Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Sgt

LEYBOURNE, ROBERT  (1213872)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5373 of No 1 (O) AFU, which was lost over the Irish Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Plt Off

McGEHIE, ROBERT  (J/28074)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5373 of No 1 (O) AFU, which was lost over the Irish Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

Sgt

WIGGLESWORTH, DEREK  (1396600)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5373 of No 1 (O) AFU, which was lost over the Irish Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Oct

LAC

SHEPHERD, PERCY WILLIAM  (1188749)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 120 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

04-Oct

Cpl

SAYER, WALTER BERT  (645398)  RAF; age: 23

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

04-Oct

Flt Sgt

WREN, CHARLES CHRISTOPHER  (1386770)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Defiant I, DS152 of No 21 AACU, which disappeared on a flight between Takoradi and Lagos.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

04-Oct

LAC

FENWICK, WILLIAM PETER  (943188)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Defiant I, DS152 of No 21 AACU, Takoradi, which disappeared on a flight between Takoradi and Lagos.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

04-Oct

LAC

PATTERSON, ROBERT FIELDS  (1662933)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was serving with No 21 PTC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

04-Oct

Sgt

ADAMSON, WALTER  (943246)  RAFVR; age: ?

He had been flying in Oxford, HN607 of No 21 SFTS, which had crash landed in the bush  He and his companion were found by three bushmen, who fed then some giraffe meat, which was then out of season.  However, that night the bushmen decided to kill them so they couldn't tell the authorities about the poaching.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

04-Oct

LAC

EDWARDS, GORDON FRANCIS  (1255157)  RAFVR; age: ?

He had been flying in Oxford, HN607 of No 21 SFTS, which had crash landed in the bush  He and his companion were found by three bushmen, who fed then some giraffe meat, which was then out of season.  However, that night the bushmen decided to kill them so they couldn't tell the authorities about the poaching.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

04-Oct

LAC

FOALE, KENNETH ARTHUR  (1247774)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 357 WU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

04-Oct

LAC

KEY, JOHN THOMAS  (1582308)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LT184 of No 7 AOS, which flew into Mynydd Perfedd near Bethesda in a snow storm during a night exercise.  He is buried in Coseley (Christ Church) Old Churchyard.

04-Oct

LAC

CHRYSTAL, JOHN  (1568191)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LT184 of No 7 AOS, which flew into Mynydd Perfedd near Bethesda in a snow storm during a night exercise.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Mount Vernon) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

04-Oct

Sgt

KEIGHTLEY, EDWIN JOHN  (1578759)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LT184 of No 7 AOS, which flew into Mynydd Perfedd near Bethesda in a snow storm during a night exercise.  He is buried in Stourbridge (Lye and Wollescote) Cemetery.

04-Oct

Sgt

SHEPHERD, JOHN GEORGE  (1525015)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LT184 of No 7 AOS, which flew into Mynydd Perfedd near Bethesda in a snow storm during a night exercise.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.

04-Oct

LAC

MONKS, PHILIP HENRY  (970802)  RAFVR; age: 21

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

04-Oct

AC1

MAY, ARTHUR CHARLES  (925981)  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 in Thailand.  He is buried in Chungkai War Cemetery

04-Oct

Pvt

GEWARGIS, MIKHAIL  (4378)  Iraq Levies; age: ?

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

04-Oct

LAC

BILTCLIFFE, WILLIAM EDWARD  (951259)  RAFVR; age: 25

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

04-Oct

LAC

MULLENS, STUART GEORGE  (1253430)  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

04-Oct

LAC

YATES, KENNETH  (633084)  RAF; age: 21

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

04-Oct

LACW

TUXWORTH, JOYCE ELIZABETH  (2053434)  WAAF; age: 25

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

05-Oct

Fg Off

FOSTER, JOHN LAWRENCE  (123108)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP514 of No 3 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters during a Rhubarb to the Courtrai area.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

05-Oct

Sqn Ldr

HAWKINS, RONALD  (70802)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP733 'A' of No 3 Sqn, which was shot down during a Ramrod to Ghent.  He is buried in Gent City Cemetery

05-Oct

WO I

LAROCQUE, JOSEPH ALBERT  (R/52052)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP911 of No 3 Sqn, which was lost on a Ramrod to Ghent.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery

05-Oct

Sgt

SHORT, BORIS KARL  (1398053)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR727 MH-V of No 51 Sqn, which crashed into high ground in Derbyshire in poor weather on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Buxton Cemetery

05-Oct

Sgt

FENNING, ERNEST HATFIELD  (658569)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR727 MH-V of No 51 Sqn, which crashed into high ground in Derbyshire in poor weather on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Clacton Cemetery

05-Oct

Sgt

SQUIBBS, FRANK  (1411892)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR727 MH-V of No 51 Sqn, which crashed into high ground in Derbyshire in poor weather on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Newport (St Woolos) Cemetery

05-Oct

Sgt

LANE, ERIC GEORGE  (1583419)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR727 MH-V of No 51 Sqn, which crashed into high ground in Derbyshire in poor weather on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Nottingham General Cemetery

05-Oct

WO II

FORTIN, JEAN GILBERT FELIX  (R/117476)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR727 MH-V of No 51 Sqn, which crashed into high ground in Derbyshire in poor weather on its return from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

05-Oct

Flt Sgt

BRIDGEWATER, GEORGE WILLIAM  (950835)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA557 of No 203 Sqn, which lost over the Aegean Sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

05-Oct

Flt Sgt

DODDINGTON, ROBERT EDWARD  (1257520)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA557 of No 203 Sqn, which lost over the Aegean Sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

05-Oct

Flt Lt

GWYNNE, PETER ANTHONY WANSBROUGH  (61951)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA557 of No 203 Sqn, which lost over the Aegean Sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

05-Oct

WO

ROBINSON, HERBERT WILLIAM  (905788)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA557 of No 203 Sqn, which lost over the Aegean Sea.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

05-Oct

Fg Off

CHAPPELL, PETER ANTHONY  (125753)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP581 'V' of No 247 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s during a Rhubarb to the Courtrai area.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

05-Oct

Sgt

FLEGIER, Henryk Andrzej (P.780038)  PAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL922  of No 315 Sqn, which stalled and crashed into the ground near Ballyhalbert whilst low flying.  He is buried in Newtownards (Movilla) Cemetery

05-Oct

Fg Off

PARSONS, FREDERICK JOHN  (J/15503)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AP173 'A' of No 400 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 near Bolbec.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

05-Oct

Flt Lt

THOMPSON, LESLIE EDWARD  (116203)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD327 of No 429 Sqn, which was abandoned near Crowborough after running short of fuel as a result of damage sustained during a night fighter attack on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in East Dean (or Eastdean) (SS Simon and Jude) Churchyard

05-Oct

Sgt

HOLDSWORTH, CLIFFORD WILLIAM  (1545876)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD327 of No 429 Sqn, which was abandoned near Crowborough after running short of fuel as a result of damage sustained during a night fighter attack on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Leeds (Armley) Cemetery

05-Oct

WO II

SHELDON, PAUL HOWARD  (R/171843)  RCAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK250 IP-W of No 434 Sqn, which crashed into the Channel during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Chichester Cemetery

05-Oct

Sgt

HAYWARD, CLIFFORD HENRY  (1413029)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK250 IP-W of No 434 Sqn, which crashed into the Channel during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Newport (Christchurch) Cemetery

05-Oct

Flt Sgt

COX, ARTHUR CHARLES  (1388386)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK250 IP-W of No 434 Sqn, which crashed into the Channel during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Parkhurst Military Cemetery

05-Oct

Fg Off

RUXTON, WILLIAM SMART  (J/21702)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK250 IP-W of No 434 Sqn, which crashed into the Channel during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard

05-Oct

Fg Off

ALLAN, JOHN  (J/20440)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK250 IP-W of No 434 Sqn, which crashed into the Channel during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Oct

Sgt

HENSHALL, HUBERT JAMES  (1318060)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK250 IP-W of No 434 Sqn, which crashed into the Channel during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Oct

Sgt

LEE, REUBEN FREDERICK  (804397)  AuxAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK250 IP-W of No 434 Sqn, which crashed into the Channel during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Oct

LAC

MacARTHUR, ALEXANDER  (1553554)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6642 of No 1 CNS, which collided with DG872 on the final approach at Rivers.  He is buried in Rivers Cemetery

05-Oct

LAC

SMITH, ROYSTON GRAHAM GEORGE  (1602873)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6642 of No 1 CNS, which collided with DG872 on the final approach at Rivers.  He is buried in Rivers Cemetery

05-Oct

Sgt

LEE, CALVIN FREDERICK  (R/161130)  RCAF; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, AZ593 of No 17 (P) AFU, which spun into the ground near Wrexham after stalling during aerobatics.  He is buried in Wrexham Cemetery

05-Oct

LAC

WOOSNAM, FRANK  (625170)  RAF; age: 24

He was serving with No 75 EP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

05-Oct

AC2

HALL, RAYMOND ARTHUR  (1622519)  RAFVR; age: 20

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

05-Oct

Sgt

WITCHER, FRANK HENRY  (1645395)  RAFVR; age: 39

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 Aldershot.  He is buried in Winchester (Magdalen Hill) Cemetery

05-Oct

Plt Off

MUMFORD, VERNON ASHLEY  (42019)  RAF; 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 Kensington.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Oct

Cpl

BROMWICH, EMERY ESMY  (847310)  AuxAF; 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 Newcastle upon Tyne.  He was buried in/or cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

05-Oct

AC1

FENNELL, SAMUEL  (1864865)  RAFVR; age: 34

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 Newmarket.  He is buried in Beverley (St Mary) Church Cemetery

05-Oct

LAC

FROST, ROBERT ALBERT EDWARD  (1471971)  RAFVR; age: 38

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 Westminster.  He is buried in Chiswick New Cemetery

06-Oct

Flt Sgt

HEWAT, JAMES HAY TOUGH  (1372377)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 45 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

06-Oct

Sgt

ROMANS, CHARLES HOWARD  (926970)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was serving with No 45 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

06-Oct

Flt Sgt

HAYES, ALBERT  (746694)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK203 MP-A of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter off Terschelling during a raid on Kassel on 3 Oct 1943.  He is buried in Leeuwarden Northern General Cemetery

06-Oct

WO

ORFORD, THOMAS BARKER  (1000267)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, KZ519 of No 127 Sqn, which crashed near St John after he blacked out.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery

06-Oct

Flt Sgt

JOHNSON, RODERICK ALBERT  (414985)  RNZAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF770 of No 145 Sqn, which dived into the ground and exploded after being damaged by flak over Termoli.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

06-Oct

Fg Off

ADAMAC, GEORGE ERNEST  (J/22221)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon, JP731 of No 175 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to turn inside a Spitfire.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Oct

Flt Sgt

DYER, RALPH OSWALD  (1317726)  RAFVR; age: ?

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EF555 of No 185 Sqn, which hit a dispersal pen at Hal Far after under-shooting a landing.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery.

06-Oct

Fg Off

ROBERTSON, JAMES ALAN  (119168)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD899 of No 512 Sqn, which flew into barrage balloon cables over Regents Park during an air test.  He is buried in Bo'ness Cemetery

06-Oct

AC2

WESTCOTT, DUDLEY AUSTIN  (1355333)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD899 of No 512 Sqn, which flew into barrage balloon cables over Regents Park during an air test.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery

06-Oct

Flt Sgt

DENNIS, HENRY EDGAR  (412408)  RAAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD899 of No 512 Sqn, which flew into barrage balloon cables over Regents Park during an air test.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Oct

Fg Off

HAWRYLUK, THEODORE MYROSLAW  (J/20934)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD899 of No 512 Sqn, which flew into barrage balloon cables over Regents Park during an air test.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

06-Oct

AC2

BROWN, RONALD DOUGLAS  (1800466)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD899 of No 512 Sqn, which flew into barrage balloon cables over Regents Park during an air test.  He is buried in Mortlake Cemetery

06-Oct

AC1

PENN, RONALD ERIC (RON)  (1500925)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD899 of No 512 Sqn, which flew into barrage balloon cables over Regents Park during an air test.  He is buried in Northampton (Billing Road) Cemetery

06-Oct

AC2

DING, KENNETH THOMAS  (1399658)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD899 of No 512 Sqn, which flew into barrage balloon cables over Regents Park during an air test.  He is buried in Plumstead Cemetery

06-Oct

AC1

PHILLIPS, HUGH RICHARD  (1279173)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD899 of No 512 Sqn, which flew into barrage balloon cables over Regents Park during an air test.  He is buried in St Ives (Barnoon) Cemetery

06-Oct

LAC

HOUGHTON, JACK LEONARD  (1213183)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD899 of No 512 Sqn, which flew into barrage balloon cables over Regents Park during an air test.  He is buried in Woolwich Cemetery

06-Oct

AC1

CROFTS, ARTHUR ALBERT  (1241501)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

06-Oct

Cpl

ANNIS, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (907763)  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 on Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

06-Oct

LAC

MEDLICOTT, ARTHUR  (941069)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 156 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

06-Oct

Sgt

KELLY, JOHN GERARD  (1534905)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA792 UO-G of No 19 OTU, which crashed near Boat of Garten whilst attempting to return to Kinloss following an engine failure during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery

06-Oct

Sgt

COSTER, WILLIAM ROBERT  (1807761)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA792 UO-G of No 19 OTU, which crashed near Boat of Garten whilst attempting to return to Kinloss following an engine failure during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in East London Cemetery, Plaistow

06-Oct

Sgt

GESS, JOHN EDGAR MELROSE  (1456340)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA792 UO-G of No 19 OTU, which crashed near Boat of Garten whilst attempting to return to Kinloss following an engine failure during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Leeds (Armley) Cemetery

06-Oct

Fg Off

DALLIMORE, CLIFFORD STEPHEN  (125494)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA792 UO-G of No 19 OTU, which crashed near Boat of Garten whilst attempting to return to Kinloss following an engine failure during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Malpas (St Mary) Churchyard

06-Oct

Sgt

HAYCOCK, CHRISTOPHER JACK  (1874077)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA792 UO-G of No 19 OTU, which crashed near Boat of Garten whilst attempting to return to Kinloss following an engine failure during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Milton Ernest (All Saints) Churchyard

06-Oct

Sgt

CAWTHORNE, DONALD  (1400551)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA792 UO-G of No 19 OTU, which crashed near Boat of Garten whilst attempting to return to Kinloss following an engine failure during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Salisbury (London Road) Cemetery

06-Oct

Flt Sgt

HOLDEN, JOHN  (655502)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, V6610 of No 59 OTU, which he abandoned off Beadnall, Northumberland, but did not survive.  He is buried in Burnley Cemetery

06-Oct

Fg Off

OLIVER, WILLIAM JOHN  (J/23152)  RCAF; age: 19

He was serving with No 6 (C) OTU and he was killed in an accidental fall from the roof of a hotel in Edinburgh.  He is buried in Haddington (St Martin's) New burial Ground

06-Oct

LAC

BRISTOW, DAVID HAROLD  (1808426)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was serving with No 7 AS and died in South Africa, cause unknown.  He is buried in Kroonstad New Cemetery

06-Oct

Fg Off

TWEEDIE, GRAHAM CALDERWOOD DFM (122926)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Savoia Marchetti SM 79, "K36" of the ME Communication Flt, which crashed near Addis Ababa aerodrome.  He is buried in Addis Ababa War Cemetery.

06-Oct

AC2

BARNES, GORDON DERRICK  (1816524)  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 Oxford.  He is buried in Birstall Cemetery

06-Oct

Cpl

SMITH, THOMAS RAYMOND  (1040013)  RAFVR; age: 38

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 Wakefield.  He is buried in Wakefield Cemetery

07-Oct

WO II

CARTER, JOHN THOMAS  (R/106765)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH990 LS-K of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Sgt

DOBSON, HERBERT  (1437925)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH990 LS-K of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Flt Sgt

EWEN, THOMAS ROBERTSON  (1030547)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH990 LS-K of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Sgt

FRANCIS, EDWARD JOHN  (1399078)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH990 LS-K of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Flt Sgt

GOLD, EDMUND HARRY  (1312265)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH990 LS-K of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Flt Sgt

GUSTAFSON, ROY GOSTA HELMER  (R/149918)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH990 LS-K of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Sgt

LONG, JOSEPH SIDNEY  (1081853)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH990 LS-K of No 15 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Sgt

BROWNLIE, ARCHIBALD HALLIDAY  (1554013)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, ED426 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and night fighters near Bezimont on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

07-Oct

Fg Off

HEPBURN, ELMER JAMES  (J/21468)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, ED426 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and night fighters near Bezimont on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

07-Oct

Sgt

O'LEARY, TIMOTHY THOMAS  (1515353)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, ED426 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and night fighters near Bezimont on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

07-Oct

Sgt

MILLER, THOMAS RICHARD  (1086156)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF179 WP-V of No 90 Sqn, which was ditched off Cromer after being damaged by flak on a Gardening sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Fg Off

SOULSBY, BERNARD  (126629)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KZ620 of No 137 Sqn, which flew into the sea whilst being attacked by a Fw 190 during a Roadstead.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Fg Off

DE VRYE, LESLIE LUCIEN FREDERICK  (147639)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JM111 of No 143 Sqn, which crashed at Callestrick in Cornwell shortly after taking off.  He is buried in Crayford (St Paulinus) Churchyard

07-Oct

Sgt

RITCHIE, DOUGLAS THOMAS  (1551719)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JM111 of No 143 Sqn, which crashed at Callestrick in Cornwell shortly after taking off.  He is buried in Illogan (St Illogan) Churchyard

07-Oct

Flt Sgt

COLE, RAYMOND  (1330063)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JM118 of No 143 Sqn, which was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Sgt

MOORHOUSE, HORACE  (1029329)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JM118 of No 143 Sqn, which was shot down over the Bay of Biscay by Ju 88s.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Sgt

ASHTON, DEREK ELLIS  (1609829)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EJ106 OJ-O of No 149 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Sgt

BARR, ROBERT ALLAN  (R/180672)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EJ106 OJ-O of No 149 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Flt Sgt

McINNES, JOHN GEORGE  (R/128075)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EJ106 OJ-O of No 149 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Sgt

McQUADE, JOHN ERIC  (1501290)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EJ106 OJ-O of No 149 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Sgt

ROBINSON, ALFRED  (1096842)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EJ106 OJ-O of No 149 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Flt Sgt

STEELS, ARTHUR DOUGLAS  (R/156911)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EJ106 OJ-O of No 149 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Flt Sgt

WALTON, TREVOR PAUL  (418487)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EJ106 OJ-O of No 149 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Oct

Sgt

TREVELYAN, KENNETH REGINALD  (1317097)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR868 of No 260 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the Palato area.  He is buried in Moro River Canadian War Cemetery

07-Oct

Sgt

ABBOTT, LESLIE JOHN  (526887)  RAF; age: 28

He was serving with No 267 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

07-Oct

Flt Sgt

GASTOL, Esward (P.793471)  PAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HF490 BH-O of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in No Known Grave

07-Oct

Flt Sgt

KORDYS, Wladyslaw (P.782530)  PAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HF490 BH-O of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in No Known Grave

07-Oct

Sqn Ldr

MORAWSKI, Stanislaw (P.1326)  PAF; age: 44

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HF490 BH-O of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in No Known Grave

07-Oct

Fg Off

MOSKWA, Antoni Julian (P.1767)  PAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HF490 BH-O of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in No Known Grave

07-Oct

Sgt

ZUKOWSKI, Roman (P.792392)  PAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HF490 BH-O of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in No Known Grave

07-Oct

Fg Off

BULLIS, EDMUND HOLMES  (J/22235)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ887 of No 354 Sqn, which dived into the ground on take off from Cuttack.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

07-Oct

Fg Off

BREEN, FRANK VINCENT  (J/21201)  RCAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ887 of No 354 Sqn, which dived into the ground on take off from Cuttack.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

07-Oct

Fg Off

FISHER, WILLIAM JOHN  (J/20976)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ887 of No 354 Sqn, which dived into the ground on take off from Cuttack.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

07-Oct

Fg Off

MOODY, CHARLES LIONEL  (122399)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ887 of No 354 Sqn, which dived into the ground on take off from Cuttack.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

07-Oct

Plt Off

DUBOWSKI, STANLEY  (J/24071)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ887 of No 354 Sqn, which dived into the ground on take off from Cuttack.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

07-Oct

Flt Sgt

MILES, HERBERT ERNEST  (R/130215)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ887 of No 354 Sqn, which dived into the ground on take off from Cuttack.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

07-Oct

Fg Off

REDMAN, WILLIAM KEITH  (J/ 23373)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ887 of No 354 Sqn, which dived into the ground on take off from Cuttack.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

07-Oct

Flt Sgt

SIGEL, HARRY BENJAMIN  (R/ 133803)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ887 of No 354 Sqn, which dived into the ground on take off from Cuttack.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

07-Oct

Sgt

TROWER, FREDERICK JAMES  (577838)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ887 of No 354 Sqn, which dived into the ground on take off from Cuttack.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

07-Oct

Sgt

ALDOUS, GEORGE EDWARD  (1527318)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS689 OW-S of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Rachecourt-sur-Blaise in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rachecourt-sur-Blaise Churchyard

07-Oct

Plt Off

DAVIES, GLYNDWR  (158798)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS689 OW-S of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Rachecourt-sur-Blaise in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rachecourt-sur-Blaise Churchyard

07-Oct

Flt Sgt

NEAL, FRANCIS JOHN  (R/123716)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS689 OW-S of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Rachecourt-sur-Blaise in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rachecourt-sur-Blaise Churchyard

07-Oct

Plt Off

NEWLAND, PETER EDWARD  (53012)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS689 OW-S of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Rachecourt-sur-Blaise in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rachecourt-sur-Blaise Churchyard

07-Oct

Plt Off

SUMMERS, MALCOLM BARNES  (J/18532)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS689 OW-S of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Rachecourt-sur-Blaise in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rachecourt-sur-Blaise Churchyard

07-Oct

Plt Off

WILDE, JAMES  (J/18537)  RCAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS689 OW-S of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Rachecourt-sur-Blaise in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rachecourt-sur-Blaise Churchyard

07-Oct

Flt Lt

BECHGAARD, OLE  (107285)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8557 of No 604 Sqn, which spun into the ground ear Catterick during an air test.  He is buried in Catterick Cemetery

07-Oct

Fg Off

JEFFERIES, EDWARD JAMES  (129733)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8558 of No 604 Sqn, which spun into the ground ear Catterick during an air test.  He is buried in Ilfracombe (Marlborough) Cemetery

07-Oct

LAC

McKENZIE, WILLIAM  (1560184)  RAFVR; age: 39

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2744 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Enfidaville War Cemetery

07-Oct

LAC

MARSH, GEORGE GRIFFITH  (641763)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 119 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery

07-Oct

LAC

COOKMAN, BASIL THORNTON  (1212798)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was serving with No 144 BIU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

07-Oct

AC1

BELL, FRANCIS GEORGE  (1688451)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 184 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

07-Oct

AC1

LAWRENCE, DENNIS IAN JAMES  (1656599)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 184 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

07-Oct

Cpl

GRESTY, GEORGE KENNETH  (1040820)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 2 ITW and died in hospital.  He is buried in Regina Cemetery

07-Oct

Gp Capt

DARWEN, JOHN DSO, DFC and Bar (33237)  RAF; age: 27

He was serving with No 239 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

07-Oct

Sgt

HUNT, DERRICK  (1319717)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8470 of No 301 FTU, which flew into the ground at Dunkerton near Bath whilst low flying.  He is buried in Dunkerton (All Saints) Churchyard

07-Oct

Sgt

HARVEY, JOHN OSWALD  (1622027)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8470 of No 301 FTU, which flew into the ground at Dunkerton near Bath whilst low flying.  He is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery

07-Oct

WO II

MILLS, EDWARD MATHIS  (R/128771)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, K9953 of No 57 OTU, which collided with R6883 near Newton-on-the-Moor during a dog fight practice.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

07-Oct

LAC

ASTELL, ERIC WILLIAM  (1603562)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Battle I, L5556 of No 9 B & GS, which collided with Battle, 1949 near Priceville in Quebec during a gunnery exercise.  He is buried in Metis Beach (United Church) Cemetery

07-Oct

LAC

HARRIS, ALBERT THOMAS  (653946)  RAF; age: 21

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

07-Oct

AC1

SMITH, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1380385)  RAFVR; age: 31

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

07-Oct

Cpl

DARKE, ALBERT THOMAS  (947704)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving at RAF Bridgnorth and committed suicide.  He is buried in Worcester (Astwwod) Cemetery.

07-Oct

AC1

MOORE, ALBERT EDWARD (TED)  (1524784)  RAFVR; age: 41

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 Huntingdon.  He is buried in Flixton (St Michael) Churchyard

07-Oct

AC1

FINDLAY, CHARLES ROBERT  (1560275)  RAFVR; age: 40

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 Huntingdon.  He is buried in Helmsdale Cemetery, Kildonan

07-Oct

AC2

EDWARDS, DONALD WILLIAM JACK  (1668402)  RAFVR; age: 21

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

07-Oct

Sgt

BRUMWELL, JOHN EDWARD  (2220180)  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 Scotland?.  He is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery

07-Oct

AC1

BUTTERY, ARTHUR  (1207240)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Stoke.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Tunstall) Cemetery

08-Oct

Fg Off

ARLISS, FRANK GEORGE  (151047)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED836 WS-C of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Kiechlinsbergen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

BAILEY, ARTHUR  (1039496)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED836 WS-C of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Kiechlinsbergen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

DARBY, ROBERT JOHN  (1324474)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED836 WS-C of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Kiechlinsbergen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

08-Oct

Lt

ROBERTS, E G USAAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED836 WS-C of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Kiechlinsbergen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

SHAW, PERCY  (1585786)  RAFVR; age: 39

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED836 WS-C of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Kiechlinsbergen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

TIBBLES, THOMAS HENRY  (1873950)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED836 WS-C of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Kiechlinsbergen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

ADAMS, DERRICK JOHN EDWIN  (1393765)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA896 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Boblingen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

COLLINS, LESLIE FELIX  (1351313)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA896 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Boblingen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

08-Oct

Flt Sgt

DENNIS, FRANK HARRY  (906461)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA896 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Boblingen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

08-Oct

Plt Off

MAIR, ARTHUR  (149352)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA896 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Boblingen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

POUNDER, THOMAS JOHN  (1231293)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA896 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Boblingen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

08-Oct

Flt Sgt

ROBERTSON, WILLIAM ALEXANDER  (1365148)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA896 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Boblingen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

STONEHOUSE, JAMES  (1076018)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA896 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which crashed near Boblingen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

08-Oct

AC2

WEST, BENJAMIN LOOS (BEN)  (1806909)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in N Walsham of No 68 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Ramsgate and St Lawrence Cemetery

08-Oct

Plt Off

BENGE, STANLEY PHILIP  (145495)  RAFVR; age: 39

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK120 of No 85 Sqn, which was shot down by friendly AA fire near Dover whilst chasing an enemy aircraft.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Oct

Fg Off

MOSLEY, GEORGE WILLIAM  (47723)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, KX146 of No 87 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Marsela whilst executing a slow roll.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

08-Oct

Fg Off

BAHT, RALPH EDMUND  (J/22534)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB174 OF-S of No 97 Sqn, which spun out of control following a violent explosion over the target during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

BROWN, JOSEPH HENRY  (1138903)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB174 OF-S of No 97 Sqn, which spun out of control following a violent explosion over the target during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Oct

Sgt

CASSIDY, PATRICK  (1802082)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB174 OF-S of No 97 Sqn, which spun out of control following a violent explosion over the target during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Oct

Sgt

FINCH, HENRY THOMAS  (1355652)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB174 OF-S of No 97 Sqn, which spun out of control following a violent explosion over the target during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Oct

Sgt

GADSBY, ALBERT EDWIN  (1576049)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB174 OF-S of No 97 Sqn, which spun out of control following a violent explosion over the target during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Oct

Sgt

LEWIS, HERBERT JAMES  (1312584)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB174 OF-S of No 97 Sqn, which spun out of control following a violent explosion over the target during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Oct

Flt Sgt

CHALK, EDWARD EUGENE  (1259642)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE714 of No 99 Sqn, which swung on take off, crashed into a ditch and was destroyed when its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

08-Oct

WO I

COCKBURN, GEORGE HAMILTON  (R/69365)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE714 of No 99 Sqn, which swung on take off, crashed into a ditch and was destroyed when its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

08-Oct

WO I

COOK, VICTOR EMILE  (R/87337)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE714 of No 99 Sqn, which swung on take off, crashed into a ditch and was destroyed when its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

FOSKETT, ERIC STANTON  (1377724)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE714 of No 99 Sqn, which swung on take off, crashed into a ditch and was destroyed when its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

08-Oct

Fg Off

HAMILTON, GARNET HENRY  (J/17912)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE714 of No 99 Sqn, which swung on take off, crashed into a ditch and was destroyed when its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

08-Oct

Flt Sgt

SMITH, WILLIAM CHARLES  (1313026)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE714 of No 99 Sqn, which swung on take off, crashed into a ditch and was destroyed when its bomb load exploded.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

MARTIN, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1377906)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was serving with No 158 Sqn 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 Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

08-Oct

Fg Off

BEGG, JAMES HOPE  (123878)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was serving with No 208 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

08-Oct

Plt Off

SIMPSON, JAMES IAN  (155239)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was probably killed whilst flying in Whirlwind I, P7047 of No 263 Sqn, which stalled on the approach to Tangmere following an engine failure in the circuit on its return from a shipping strike.  He is buried in Glasgow (Eastwood) Cemetery

08-Oct

Fg Off

PARKER, HAROLD MASON  (403763)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP252 'J' of No 453 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 110s during a sweep off the Scilly Isles.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Oct

1 Lt

REVILLE, G H USAAF ()  USAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, HZ408 of No 547 Sqn, which crashed onto the airfield at Davidstow Moor after the wing broke off during an unauthorised 'beat up' of the tower at the start of a ferry flight to Dunkeswell.  

08-Oct

Sgt

SILVER, JOHN LAVERTON  (1341800)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, HZ408 of No 547 Sqn, which crashed onto the airfield at Davidstow Moor after the wing broke off during an unauthorised 'beat up' of the tower at the start of a ferry flight to Dunkeswell.  He is buried in Aboyne Parish Churchyard

08-Oct

Fg Off

MORTON, JAMES WILLIAM  (410690)  RAAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, HZ408 of No 547 Sqn, which crashed onto the airfield at Davidstow Moor after the wing broke off during an unauthorised 'beat up' of the tower at the start of a ferry flight to Dunkeswell.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

WALSH, PHILIP JOHN  (1527483)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, HZ408 of No 547 Sqn, which crashed onto the airfield at Davidstow Moor after the wing broke off during an unauthorised 'beat up' of the tower at the start of a ferry flight to Dunkeswell.  He is buried in Conwy Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

NUGENT, THOMAS BERNARD  (1426342)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, HZ408 of No 547 Sqn, which crashed onto the airfield at Davidstow Moor after the wing broke off during an unauthorised 'beat up' of the tower at the start of a ferry flight to Dunkeswell.  He is buried in Hadleigh (St James the Less) Churchyard

08-Oct

Sqn Ldr

LAWMAN, TREVOR JOHN RAYNER  (39668)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, HZ408 of No 547 Sqn, which crashed onto the airfield at Davidstow Moor after the wing broke off during an unauthorised 'beat up' of the tower at the start of a ferry flight to Dunkeswell.  He is buried in Hatfield Road Cemetery, St Albans

08-Oct

LAC

SMITH, ROBERT PHILP  (1366690)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was serving with No 682 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

08-Oct

AC1

HARRISON, ARTHUR  (1417015)  RAFVR; age: 39

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5006 (Airfield Construction) Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Tadcaster.  He is buried in Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery

08-Oct

Plt Off

HOWL, ALFRED WILLIAM  (J/26309)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3662 'B' of No 20 OTU, which crashed into the sea off Dunvegan Head on the Isle of Skye during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Lerwick New Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

SADLER, WILLIAM JAMES  (1893262)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3662 'B' of No 20 OTU, which crashed into the sea off Dunvegan Head on the Isle of Skye during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Trondheim (Stavne) Cemetery

08-Oct

Flt Sgt

ANDERSON, EVAN MACDONALD  (R/159275)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3662 'B' of No 20 OTU, which crashed into the sea off Dunvegan Head on the Isle of Skye during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Oct

Flt Sgt

SMITH, GLEN FRANK  (R/109986)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3662 'B' of No 20 OTU, which crashed into the sea off Dunvegan Head on the Isle of Skye during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Oct

Sgt

HOLE, CECIL JOHN  (1320392)  RAFVR; age: 34

HHe was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3662 'B' of No 20 OTU, which crashed into the sea off Dunvegan Head on the Isle of Skye during a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Oct

Sgt

COX, HAROLD  (1578285)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1028 of No 21 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Little Rissington following a loss of power in the port engine.  He is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

JOHNSON, JAMES ARTHUR  (1463377)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1028 of No 21 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Little Rissington following a loss of power in the port engine.  He is buried in Godalming New Cemetery

08-Oct

Flt Sgt

HAZELDENE, JACK ARCHER  (19907)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1028 of No 21 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Little Rissington following a loss of power in the port engine.  He is buried in Little Rissington (St Peter) Churchyard

08-Oct

Sgt

JONES, ALFRED WILLIAM  (1456857)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1028 of No 21 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Little Rissington following a loss of power in the port engine.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

REES, JOHN VERNON  (961005)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1028 of No 21 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Little Rissington following a loss of power in the port engine.  He is buried in Port Talbot (Goytre) Cemetery

08-Oct

Fg Off

STEAD, ERNEST RONALD  (151652)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF519 of No 3 (P) AFU, which probably dived into the ground near Babdown Farm.  He was cremated at Sheffield Crematorium

08-Oct

LAC

CURNOW, ERIC ARTHUR  (912308)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was serving with No 357 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

08-Oct

Flt Sgt

LINDEN, FREDERICK JOHN  (425174)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, AZ799 of No 5 (P) AFU, which collided with another Master whilst carrying out a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

JOYES, DEREK VAUGHAN  (1293477)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, AZ799 of No 5 (P) AFU, which collided with another Master whilst carrying out a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Kensal Green (All Souls') Cemetery

08-Oct

Flt Lt

HILL, CLARENCE GORDON  (113555)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was serving with No 75 AP at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery

08-Oct

LAC

ALLAN, SIDNEY WILLIAM  (1229744)  RAFVR; age: 33

He had been serving with the City of Canterbury Draft when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

08-Oct

Cpl

ALDERSON, IVAN  (963546)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving in the UK and died whilst serving with Air Ministry Unit in London on bomb disposal duties.  He is buried in Coningsby Cemetery

08-Oct

Sgt

HALL, JAMES  (1342104)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HN952 of No 1600 Flt, which dived into the sea off Watchet.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Portobello) Cemetery.

08-Oct

LAC

LOASBY, JOHN AMBROSE  (1711769)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

08-Oct

LAC

MATTLESS, CECIL ROBERTS  (641014)  RAF; age: ?

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

08-Oct

Flt Lt

PUTTOCK, JOHN ALBERT  (108948)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, JL773 of No 132 OTU, which flew into the sea off May Island during a torpedo dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

08-Oct

Sgt

PRATT, RALPH  (1323245)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL773 of No 132 OTU, which flew into the sea off May Island during a torpedo dropping sortie.  He is buried in Timsbury (St Andrew) Churchyard.

08-Oct

LAC

SWENSON, WILLIAM  (613837)  RAF; age: 39

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 Southport.  He is buried in Southport (Birkdale) Cemetery

08-Oct

LAC

OUTLAW, RONALD GEORGE  (1444399)  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 Welton.  He is buried in Harrow Cemetery

08-Oct

Cpl

PARKINS, SIDNEY JAMES  (1446639)  RAFVR; age: 39

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 Westminster.  He was buried in/or cremated at  Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium

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