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Casualties - 29 - 31 October 1943


29-Oct

Fg Off

DIXON, JOHN  (47785)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM225 of No 47 Sqn, which was shot down off Naxos by an Ar 196.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

29-Oct

Fg Off

TERRY, GEORGE ALEC  (132857)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM225 of No 47 Sqn, which was shot down off Naxos by an Ar 196.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

29-Oct

Sgt

McLAUGHLIN, HOWARD MARK  (R/92062)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KW810 of No 186 Sqn, which collided with KZ375 of the same unit near Sauchie in Stirlingshire.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery

29-Oct

Flt Sgt

HOMEWOOD, JOHN VICTOR BEVERLEY  (1381008)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KZ375 of No 186 Sqn, which collided with KW810 of the same unit near Sauchie in Stirlingshire.  He is buried in Haywards Heath (Western Road) Cemetery

29-Oct

Plt Off

FOX, LLOYD ALAN  (401281)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA475 of No 223 Sqn, which abandoned the aircraft following an explosion in the aircraft, but he did not survive the descent, the pilot managed to return to base and land successfully.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

29-Oct

LAC

SAYWELL, THOMAS WILLIAM RALPH  (912125)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku of No 258 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

29-Oct

WO I

ZAYEZIERSKI, FRANCIS  (P/2186)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, BG827 of No 273 Sqn, which crashed near Ratmalana after hitting a tree.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

29-Oct

LAC

LANZ, RUDOLF  (787191)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving with No 311 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Winchester.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

29-Oct

LAC

KIRWIN, PHILIP  (1368099)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2766 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Southend.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery

29-Oct

LAC

BRADBROOK, THOMAS CLIFFORD  (1280064)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving with No 107 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

29-Oct

LAC

HALL, GEORGE ARTHUR  (940901)  RAFVR; age: 24

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

29-Oct

Cpl

GREAVES, SYDNEY GEORGE  (1202249)  RAFVR; age: 35

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

29-Oct

Flt Lt

NORKETT, ALFRED WILLIAM JAMES  (46567)  RAF; 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 Pembroke.  He is buried in Killay (St Hilary of Poictiers) Churchyard

29-Oct

AC1

WILLIAMS, JOSEPH JOHN  (911405)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was serving in Canada at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in St Boniface Cemetery.

30-Oct

Flt Sgt

DIXON, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1126858)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA657 of No 55 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Foggia after being damaged by flak over Castel Perroso.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

30-Oct

WO

FULLER, GEORGE DONALD  (993682)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA657 of No 55 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Foggia after being damaged by flak over Castel Perroso.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

30-Oct

Flt Sgt

VAIR, THOMAS  (1118528)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA657 of No 55 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Foggia after being damaged by flak over Castel Perroso.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

30-Oct

Flt Sgt

BROKENSHA, WILLIAM OWEN  (778272)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA657 of No 55 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Foggia after being damaged by flak over Castel Perroso.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

30-Oct

Flt Sgt

BENNETT, ROLAND  (590108)  RAF; age: 32

He was serving with No 62 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Woolwich.  He is buried in Eltham (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

30-Oct

Sgt

ARNOLD, VICTOR  (1796322)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE611 of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on Perugia airfield and probably came down in the sea.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

30-Oct

Sgt

DOMENECH, FRANCISCO PATRICIO  (1058356)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE611 of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on Perugia airfield and probably came down in the sea.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

30-Oct

Flt Sgt

JUDD, TREVOR MACLEAY  (420621)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE611 of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on Perugia airfield and probably came down in the sea.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

30-Oct

Flt Sgt

KNIGHT, FRANK  (415536)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE611 of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on Perugia airfield and probably came down in the sea.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

30-Oct

Fg Off

ROBSON, JOHN EDWARD  (134587)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE611 of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on Perugia airfield and probably came down in the sea.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

30-Oct

Sgt

BATEMAN, ARTHUR THOMAS  (658598)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ812 of No 104 Sqn, which exploded as it landed at Hani West.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery.

30-Oct

Flt Sgt

ELLIOTT, GEORGE KENNETH MARSHALL  (1111566)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ812 of No 104 Sqn, which exploded as it landed at Hani West.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery.

30-Oct

Sgt

HIGHAM, PHILIP GEOFFREY  (1132896)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ812 of No 104 Sqn, which exploded as it landed at Hani West.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery.

30-Oct

Sgt

MOORE, ARTHUR STANLEY  (1575491)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ812 of No 104 Sqn, which exploded as it landed at Hani West.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery.

30-Oct

LAC

SMITH, FREDERICK BERNARD  (1182107)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was serving with No 294 Sqn, and possibly died from injuries sustained when Wellington IC, DV492 skidded into a truck on take off from LG91.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery.

30-Oct

Fg Off

DAVEY, ALFRED MERVYN  (416550)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF205 of No 612 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Oct

Sgt

ELLIS, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (1377203)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF205 of No 612 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Oct

Sgt

HALL, BERNARD HAROLD  (1215898)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF205 of No 612 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Oct

Sgt

JONES, SYDNEY ROLAND  (1451041)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF205 of No 612 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Oct

Fg Off

WILSON, WILLIAM  (131875)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF205 of No 612 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Oct

Fg Off

YEADON, ROY STEPHENSON  (111950)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF205 of No 612 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Oct

Sgt

SOLARI, ANGELO BENITO  (1416097)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ455 of No  2 OAPU, which flew into Beinn Bhreac on the Mull of Kintyre.  He is buried in Merthyr Tydfil (Pant) Cemetery

30-Oct

Fg Off

NIXON, KENNETH JOHN  (136469)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ455 of No  2 OAPU, which flew into Beinn Bhreac on the Mull of Kintyre.  He is buried in Wilnecote New Cemetery, Tamworth.

30-Oct

AC1

WILLIAMS, ALYN EMRYS  (1357057)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving with No 101 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

30-Oct

Sgt

EVANS, CHARLES GORDON  (1390423)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AR824 of No 21 SFTS, which crashed at Khami near Bulawayo.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

30-Oct

Sgt

PATTISON, ERIC  (1558917)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson, FK443 of No 31 OTU, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Atlantic.  He is buried in Ottawa Memorial

30-Oct

LAC

LEWIS, ARTHUR ROYDON  (1803547)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 4 BFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Mesa City Cemetery

30-Oct

Flt Sgt

MORTON, RONALD HENRY ROBERT  (410078)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9352 'S' of No 5 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Portree (Stronuirinish) Cemetery

30-Oct

Flt Sgt

BAXTER, JOHN ROSS  (R/138300)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9352 'S' of No 5 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Oct

Fg Off

MACDONALD, ALAN RICHARD  (130994)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9352 'S' of No 5 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Oct

Flt Sgt

MADEN, EARL KITCHENER  (R/135967)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson I, T9352 'S' of No 5 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

30-Oct

LAC

CORNISH, JAMES HENRY  (1268027)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was serving with No 55 RSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

30-Oct

AC1

SANDS, PHILIP ALAN  (2207100)  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 Gloucester Central.  He is buried in Lydney (St Mary) Churchyard

30-Oct

LAC

MASKERY, HARRY  (1190887)  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 Grimsby.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery

30-Oct

Sgt

CARR, FRANK EMMERSON  (612438)  RAF; age: 34

He was serving in the UK and was found dead in his bed after shooting himself.  He is buried in Bishop Auckland Cemetery.

31-Oct

AC1

MARTIN, ERIC GEORGE  (1155507)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was serving with No 67 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

31-Oct

WO

SPENCER, FREDERICK JAMES  (759324)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ593 of No 139 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

31-Oct

WO

WRIGHT, BERNARD CHRISTIAN NAYLOR  (1293733)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ593 of No 139 Sqn, which crashed in the target area on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

31-Oct

2 Lt

VON TANGEN, Jan Gert ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IA, FD554 of No 168 Sqn, which came down in France during a PR sortie to Dol.  

31-Oct

Flt Sgt

GITTUS, REGINALD  (612842)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP732 of No 257 Sqn, which was lost near Plenreuf during a Rhubarb.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

31-Oct

LAC

SALTER, ARTHUR JAMES  (1357188)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2934 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

31-Oct

LAC

DUNN, HENRY MCCULLOCH  (1572311)  RAFVR; age: 19

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

31-Oct

Sgt

BROUGHTON, DONALD  (626405)  RAF; age: 22

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

31-Oct

LAC

CLAYTON, LESLIE ARTHUR  (1100939)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

31-Oct

AC2

COCKER, VERNON  (2200680)  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 Paddington.  He is buried in Milnrow (St James) Churchyard

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