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Casualties - 18 October 1943


18-Oct

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BONESS, HERMAN PETER  (J/19370)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA917 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which crashed at Mooriage during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

DICK, ALEXANDER MCDONALD  (1820673)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA917 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which crashed at Mooriage during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

COBLEY, FRANK  (1198596)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB347 MG-V of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Rehburg during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

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DAVID, JOHN MARTIN  (J/13085)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB347 MG-V of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Rehburg during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

WO

EDMONDS, ROY MARMADUKE  (408644)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB347 MG-V of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Rehburg during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

WO

MARSHALL, ALAN MATTHEW  (1339165)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB347 MG-V of No 7 Sqn, which crashed near Rehburg during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

BARLEGS, STANLEY GEORGE  (1390740)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED499 WS-X of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Isernhagen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

BEER, NORMAN  (1052604)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED499 WS-X of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Isernhagen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

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GOULD, HOWARD JAMES  (J/21429)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED499 WS-X of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Isernhagen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

HODGES, OSWALD WILLIAM DOUGLAS  (1332624)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED499 WS-X of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Isernhagen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Fg Off

SMITH, STANLEY DAVID  (138070)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED499 WS-X of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Isernhagen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

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TITOF, LEON ABRAHAM  (J/26842)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED499 WS-X of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Isernhagen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

GRAIN, JOHN WILLIAM  (1807481)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED499 WS-X of No 9 Sqn, which crashed at Isernhagen during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

AUSTIN, HARRY  (1580167)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5901 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Bissendorf during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

EMSON, JOSEPH WLLLIAM  (1434258)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5901 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Bissendorf during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

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PIPER, HENRY CHARLES GEORGE  (155762)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5901 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Bissendorf during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

THOMAS, HAROLD HENRY  (1170573)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5901 KM-X of No 44 Sqn, which crashed near Bissendorf during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

WO

BRUCK, HENRY EDWARD  (1313061)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JM249 of No 46 Sqn, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

18-Oct

WO

STEVENS, GORDON HENRY  (1250066)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA418 'F' of No 55 Sqn, which spun into the ground after its tail was cut off by FA493 'G' of the same unit during an attack on Isernia in Italy.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Sgt

BEAUMONT, ARTURO  (1380013)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA418 'F' of No 55 Sqn, which spun into the ground after its tail was cut off by FA493 'G' of the same unit during an attack on Isernia in Italy.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

18-Oct

WO

DOWNING, ARTHUR WILLIAM  (403261)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA418 'F' of No 55 Sqn, which spun into the ground after its tail was cut off by FA493 'G' of the same unit during an attack on Isernia in Italy.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

18-Oct

WO

STRATTON, ALFRED ROWLAND  (411056)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA418 'F' of No 55 Sqn, which spun into the ground after its tail was cut off by FA493 'G' of the same unit during an attack on Isernia in Italy.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

PRIEST, GORDON WILLIAM  (1431944)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA493 'G' of No 55 Sqn, which crashed after colliding with FA913 during an attack on Isernia in Italy.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Sgt

BUNDLE, JAMES THOMAS  (1319521)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB220 OF-O of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Erichshagen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Sgt

DRUMMOND, LEONARD ARTHUR  (1577281)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB220 OF-O of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Erichshagen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Sgt

HUGHES, FREDERICK ARTHUR  (1579190)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB220 OF-O of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Erichshagen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

MELBOURNE, LESLIE EDMUND  (1495870)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB220 OF-O of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Erichshagen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Lt

MOODIE, DUNCAN MCNAUGHT  (J/12811)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB220 OF-O of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Erichshagen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Sgt

STAMP, THOMAS EDWARD  (1031832)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB220 OF-O of No 97 Sqn, which crashed at Erichshagen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

BURNETT, ERIC GEORGE  (1218402)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV159 HW-J of No 100 Sqn, which crashed at Bruntorf during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

DUCKERS, PETER ERNEST  (1457983)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV159 HW-J of No 100 Sqn, which crashed at Bruntorf during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

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GOFF, CYRIL CHARLES  (158709)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV159 HW-J of No 100 Sqn, which crashed at Bruntorf during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Sgt

HASLAM, WILFRED ERIC  (657450)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV159 HW-J of No 100 Sqn, which crashed at Bruntorf during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

HINDLEY, FRANK  (1685429)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV159 HW-J of No 100 Sqn, which crashed at Bruntorf during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

SMITH, JAMES GRIFFITHS  (658984)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV159 HW-J of No 100 Sqn, which crashed at Bruntorf during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

SUTHERLAND, JOHN WILLIAM ELWISON  (1678635)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV159 HW-J of No 100 Sqn, which crashed at Bruntorf during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

FORD, DAVID  (1603153)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV230 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

HOBAN, JOHN FRANCIS  (1452681)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV230 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Fg Off

HUMPHRIES, FRANCIS PETER  (133641)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV230 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

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OLIVER, ALBERT ALWYN  (161605)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV230 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Sgt

ROWE, ERNEST FREDERICK ALAN  (R/154101)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV230 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

THOROGOOD, RONALD  (1812195)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV230 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

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THURLBY, LUCIUS THORPE  (52222)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV230 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

WALKER, KENNETH WYLAM  (1487606)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV230 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

WIGLEY, JOHN THOMAS  (1819124)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV230 SR-T of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

BIRD, JOHN EDWARD HENRY  (1339867)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV266 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which crashed at Weetzen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

BOUSHER, FREDERICK LEONARD  (1615075)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV266 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which crashed at Weetzen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

DAYE, RONALD ERNEST  (1387351)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV266 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which crashed at Weetzen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Sgt

GIBBONS, CYRIL  (1393405)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV266 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which crashed at Weetzen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Sgt

LEE, PETER EDWARD  (1289185)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV266 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which crashed at Weetzen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

WO

WELLS, JACK  (631311)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV266 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which crashed at Weetzen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

WOOLLEY, GEORGE WILLIAM  (1488741)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV266 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which crashed at Weetzen during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

WO

LOOP, DAVID HALSTEAD  (658361)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB147 PM-C of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Kaltenwelde during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

BRINDLEY, KENNETH LINDON  (1238304)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB147 PM-C of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Kaltenwelde during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

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LE BROCK, JOSEPH WILLY ODESSA ROGER  (J/18873)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB147 PM-C of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Kaltenwelde during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

MILLER, DONALD WILLIAM  (925232)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB147 PM-C of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Kaltenwelde during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Fg Off

MULLIGAN, MICHAEL  (132954)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB147 PM-C of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Kaltenwelde during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

PILBEAM, EDWIN GEORGE  (1607271)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB147 PM-C of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Kaltenwelde during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

WILLIAMSON, JAMES  (1343703)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB147 PM-C of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Kaltenwelde during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

STOTT, THOMAS FREDERICK  (1379702)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB279 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Erichshagen after colliding with JB220 of No 97 Sqn during a raid to Hanover, he was captured and escaped from hospital but later died from TB.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

BELL, TOM  (1075168)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB279 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Erichshagen after colliding with JB220 of No 97 Sqn during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

HAWKINS, VICTOR BARNETT  (1272083)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB279 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Erichshagen after colliding with JB220 of No 97 Sqn during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

18-Oct

Plt Off

HINTON, LEONARD JOHN  (414239)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB279 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Erichshagen after colliding with JB220 of No 97 Sqn during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

OFFER, KENNETH JAMES  (1434396)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB279 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Erichshagen after colliding with JB220 of No 97 Sqn during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

DAVIES, THOMAS HENRY  (991591)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB279 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Erichshagen during a raid to Hanover, he survived the collision but was captured and shot, his body being thrown into the blazing wreckage.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

LEECH, CHARLES HENRY  (1809766)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB279 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Erichshagen during a raid to Hanover, he survived the collision but was captured and shot, his body being thrown into the blazing wreckage.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Fg Off

BANKS, GEORGE GRAHAM  (142349)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB349 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Hildesheim during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

COX, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (11492748)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB349 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Hildesheim during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

HILL, ERIC  (1810331)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB349 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Hildesheim during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

KEMP-WELCH, RALPH  (1603664)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB349 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Hildesheim during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

WO

STEVENS, ROBERT  (1337465)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB349 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Hildesheim during a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Sgt

SUTHERLAND, JAMES  (422670)  RNZAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB349 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Hildesheim during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

TETLEY, JOHN CHARLTON  (1081182)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB349 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Hildesheim during a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

ALLEN, SIDNEY  (R/127565)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS683 KO-R of No 115 Sqn, which was attacked by a night fighter during a raid on Hanover and was killed outright.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

BERTRAM, ARTHUR EDWARD  (1813511)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS769 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

COLLINS, JAMES JOSEPH FREDERICK  (519890)  RAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS769 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

CURRIER, WILFRED HERBERT  (1316120)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS769 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Sgt

MOLNAR, GREGORY  (R/173948)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS769 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

NEWNES, LESLIE  (985618)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS769 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

STREET, REGINALD VICTOR  (1313967)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS769 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

WHITEHEAD, JOHN ALFRED  (1318491)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS769 KO-H of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hanover.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

18-Oct

Fg Off

JOHNSTON, COLIN HAROLD  (420010)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8777 of No 141 Sqn, which spun into the ground shortly after taking off from Coltishall following an engine failure.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

18-Oct

Plt Off

WATSON, ALEXANDER CAMPBELL  (140869)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8777 of No 141 Sqn, which spun into the ground shortly after taking off from Coltishall following an engine failure.  He is buried in Glasgow (Sandymount) Cemetery

18-Oct

LAC

SKELSON, ALFRED RAYMOND  (935383)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 145 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Lt

LEYDIN, ALLAN TIMOTHY  (402744)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA662 of No 203 Sqn, which crashed on take off after hitting FA653.  He is buried in Tobruk War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

DAVIES, ARTHUR HAYDN  (981492)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4276 EM-L of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

EMERY, ALFRED KEITH  (1316711)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4276 EM-L of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

LAYBOURN, GEORGE WILFRED  (1585575)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4276 EM-L of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

MOREL, RONALD HENRY  (1610496)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4276 EM-L of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Plt Off

NEGUS, BRUCE LINDSAY  (414072)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4276 EM-L of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Fg Off

STRINGER, ALBERT WILLIAM  (137364)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4276 EM-L of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

WARRENDER, NELSON EDWIN  (1600746)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, BV240 of No 283 Sqn, which dived into the ground after stalling and dropping a wing on take-off from Montpensier.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Sgt

MINTO, FREDERICK  (1318805)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, BV240 of No 283 Sqn, which dived into the ground after stalling and dropping a wing on take-off from Montpensier.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Sgt

JOHNSTON, CLIFFORD  (R/119685)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, BV240 of No 283 Sqn, which dived into the ground after stalling and dropping a wing on take-off from Montpensier.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Sgt

McLAREN, ARTHUR ALEXANDER  (R/130855)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, BV240 of No 283 Sqn, which dived into the ground after stalling and dropping a wing on take-off from Montpensier.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

18-Oct

LAC

CLAYPOLE, WILLIAM  (992050)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, BV240 of No 283 Sqn, which dived into the ground after stalling and dropping a wing on take-off from Montpensier.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

18-Oct

LAC

CUTHBERTSON, JOHN TURNER  (1040438)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, BV240 of No 283 Sqn, which dived into the ground after stalling and dropping a wing on take-off from Montpensier.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

18-Oct

Cpl

PITMAN, COLIN DAVID  (1415348)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, BV240 of No 283 Sqn, which dived into the ground after stalling and dropping a wing on take-off from Montpensier.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Lt

RICHARDS, GORDON STEWART  (J/7425)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8717 of No 406 Sqn, which crashed near Tycross on Anglesey.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

BRUNTON, ALEXANDER BRODIE  (1302138)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED985 AR-C2 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Barenburg during a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Fg Off

CARTER, LEONARD THOMAS  (410304)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED985 AR-C2 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Barenburg during a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

GRAHAM, EDWIN  (1211042)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED985 AR-C2 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Barenburg during a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Sgt

LAKE, DONALD CARMICHAEL  (421737)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED985 AR-C2 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Barenburg during a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

SPENCER, ROBERT WILLIAM  (1775014)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED985 AR-C2 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Barenburg during a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Plt Off

TURNBULL, JACK  (416809)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED985 AR-C2 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Barenburg during a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Fg Off

WHITE, CEDRIC GORDON  (410402)  RAAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED985 AR-C2 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Barenburg during a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

BEARDWELL, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1334654)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4240 PO-A of No 467 Sqn, which crashed near Rixforde during a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

CLARK, THOMAS JACKSON  (1581159)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4240 PO-A of No 467 Sqn, which crashed near Rixforde during a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Fg Off

DAVENPORT, FRANK SYDNEY  (18071)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4240 PO-A of No 467 Sqn, which crashed near Rixforde during a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Fg Off

FISHER, JOHN ROBINSON  (132807)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4240 PO-A of No 467 Sqn, which crashed near Rixforde during a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

KILLAN, JOHN LESLIE  (1351860)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4240 PO-A of No 467 Sqn, which crashed near Rixforde during a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

NEWTON, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1801399)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4240 PO-A of No 467 Sqn, which crashed near Rixforde during a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Fg Off

JOHNSTONE, ROBERT ALEXANDER  (118477)  RAF; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Spitfire VC, JL335 or JL124 of No 601 Sqn, which collided with each other whilst landing at Triolo.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

18-Oct

Plt Off

FINNIE, ALISTER MCKENZIE  (401781)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH730 of No 602 Sqn, which was shot down off Cap Gris Nez by a Bf 109 during a Ramrod.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

TRAHAIR, ROY  (1586008)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE109 PG-F of No 619 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Hanover.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

CROOKES, VINCENT  (1677821)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE109 PG-F of No 619 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Plt Off

EAUDE, LEO  (149506)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE109 PG-F of No 619 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Plt Off

FULLER, CYRIL  (149517)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE109 PG-F of No 619 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Plt Off

HORNE, JAMES  (155799)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE109 PG-F of No 619 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

SPRACKMAN, RICHARD STEPHEN  (1315858)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE109 PG-F of No 619 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Plt Off

STEVENS, REGINALD  (149698)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE109 PG-F of No 619 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

WILSON, GEORGE ARTHUR  (1161605)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE109 PG-F of No 619 Sqn, which crashed in the target area during a raid on Hanover.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

LAC

CROOK, SIDNEY JAMES  (1872721)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was serving with No 621 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Nairobi War Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

HARPER, ARTHUR CLIFFORD  (1217634)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, LR441 of No 681 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a river bank on a night approach to Ranchi.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

18-Oct

Flt Lt

JAVAUX, LUCIEN LEON GUSTAV  (84284)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, LR441 of No 681 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a river bank on a night approach to Ranchi.  He is buried in The Maidenhead Register

18-Oct

Flt Sgt

WILTON, SIDNEY BERNARD  (1387550)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIB, P8693 of No 2 CTW, which crashed near Kirriemuir after hitting a chimney during a low level practice attack.  He is buried in Erith (Brook Street) Cemetery

18-Oct

Plt Off

KYNE, DENIS PATRICK  (421380)  RNZAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX518 of No 21 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground on Howden Moor near Sheffield in poor visibility on a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

REID, KENNETH  (1592054)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB347 of No 24 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near Stratford upon Avon an hour into a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium

18-Oct

Fg Off

SPENCER, JACK SAMUEL  (J/25528)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB347 of No 24 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near Stratford upon Avon an hour into a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

18-Oct

Fg Off

HOOPCHUK, GEORGE  (J/22746)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB347 of No 24 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near Stratford upon Avon an hour into a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

18-Oct

Fg Off

CAULFIELD, WILLIAM JAMES  (J/24505)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB347 of No 24 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near Stratford upon Avon an hour into a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

18-Oct

WO II

SHERK, JAMES GORDON  (R/155373)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB347 of No 24 OTU, which crashed and burst into flames near Stratford upon Avon an hour into a high level bombing practice.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

18-Oct

WO

CLARKE, ERIC GEORGE  (404206)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5372  of No 3 SGR, which crashed near Ballycastle after being effected by down drafts from a nearby mountain.  He is buried in Drumachose (Christ Church) Church of Ireland Churchyard

18-Oct

Wg Cdr

HELLER, Waldyslaw Eugeniusz (P.0989)  PAF; age: 48

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N5372  of No 3 SGR, which crashed near Ballycastle after being effected by down drafts from a nearby mountain.  He is buried in Newtownards (Movilla) Cemetery

18-Oct

LAC

BOOKER, HAROLD WILLIAM  (1653357)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, X6963 of No 39 SFTS, which .  He is buried in Swift Current (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery

18-Oct

Sgt

STERRY, FRANK ALBERT  (574759)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, X6963 of No 39 SFTS, which .  He is buried in Swift Current (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery

18-Oct

Cpl

STEVENS, HAROLD AUBREY  (946877)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant TTI, AA380  of No 44 MU, which crashed on the approach to Edzell on returning from a test flight.  He is buried in Barrow-upon-Humber Cemetery

18-Oct

Plt Off

RITCHIE, DAVID JAMES REOCH  (159495)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant TTI, AA380  of No 44 MU, which crashed on the approach to Edzell on returning from a test flight.  He is buried in Kemback Old Churchyard

18-Oct

Fg Off

BIGMORE, GORDON WILLIAM  (418047)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter II, T3428 of No 54 OTU, which crashed into a wood on high ground whilst attempting to land at the end of night flying exercise.  He is buried in Fogo Churchyard

18-Oct

Plt Off

BAARD, JACOBUS ADRIAAN JOHANNES  (150369)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, R1844 of No 7 FIS, which dived into the ground at Woodborough in Wiltshire having failed to recover from a spin.  He is buried in Upavon Cemetery.

18-Oct

Flt Lt

THOMAS, REGINALD HERBERT PATRICK  (100084)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, R1844 of No 7 FIS, which dived into the ground at Woodborough in Wiltshire having failed to recover from a spin.  He was cremated at  Leicester City (Gilroes) Crematorium.

18-Oct

Fg Off

HEASMAN, JOHN STARLEY  (137620)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 9 (C) OTU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Fg Off

WARNER, DENHAM VERNON  (151175)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 9 (C) OTU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Oct

Sgt

BERRY, ERNEST GRAHAM  (1359891)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving at HQ DAF at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

18-Oct

LACW

KIRBY, LILY FLORENCE  (452224)  WAAF; age: 19

She was serving in the UK and died at Boscombe Hospital, Bournemouth, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  She is buried in Great Yarmouth (Caister) Cemetery.

18-Oct

AC2

BATEMAN, ALBERT JOHN  (1089748)  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 Midhurst.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery

18-Oct

AC1

BARRETT, JOHN JOSEPH  (2214867)  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 Manchester.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery.

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