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Casualties - 9 - 13 November 1943


09-Nov

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DUNKERLEY, MICHAEL PERCIVALL  (124424)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AP169 of No 2 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Perrey en Auge.  He is buried in Percy-en-Auge Churchyard

09-Nov

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WOODWARD, DELBERT WESLEY  (J/21599)  RCAF; age: 32

He was serving with No 18 Sqn, and died from injuries sustained on 20 Oct 1943 when the truck he was in overturned near Grotaglia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

09-Nov

WO

NORMAN, JAMES EDWARD  (926042)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was serving with No 34 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

09-Nov

Sgt

BATTEN, GORDON GEORGE  (1318361)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK380 XY-Y of No 90 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane IV, KW800 of the AFDU and crashed near Mildenhall.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Nov

Sgt

DAVANY, EDWARD FRANCIS  (1034778)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK380 XY-Y of No 90 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane IV, KW800 of the AFDU and crashed near Mildenhall.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Nov

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GRIFFITHS, LESLIE MAYBERRY  (160874)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK380 XY-Y of No 90 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane IV, KW800 of the AFDU and crashed near Mildenhall.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Nov

Flt Sgt

JONES, HOWELL IDRIS  (413775)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK380 XY-Y of No 90 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane IV, KW800 of the AFDU and crashed near Mildenhall.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Nov

Flt Sgt

LOYST, MORLEY PERCIVAL  (R/184001)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK380 XY-Y of No 90 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane IV, KW800 of the AFDU and crashed near Mildenhall.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Nov

Fg Off

MITCHELL, CLIFFORD  (138789)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK380 XY-Y of No 90 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane IV, KW800 of the AFDU and crashed near Mildenhall.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Nov

Flt Lt

RODGER, ROBERT YOUNG  (131066)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK380 XY-Y of No 90 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane IV, KW800 of the AFDU and crashed near Mildenhall.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Nov

Flt Sgt

SMITH, LEES  (1450592)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK380 XY-Y of No 90 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane IV, KW800 of the AFDU and crashed near Mildenhall.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Nov

Sgt

WILSON, ROBERT  (1578403)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK380 XY-Y of No 90 Sqn, which collided with Hurricane IV, KW800 of the AFDU and crashed near Mildenhall.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Nov

Fg Off

MACHIN, GRAHAM DUDLEY LAUNCELOT  (137295)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IA, ED545 of No 168 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Mont St Michel during a PR sortie.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

09-Nov

Fg Off

BROWN, ARTHUR JOHN  (J/14164)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ830 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Poix.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

09-Nov

Fg Off

ARMSTRONG, JOHN LEES DARRELL  (J/22452)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ830 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Poix.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

09-Nov

Sgt

WALSH, PATRICK OLIVER  (1415747)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Whitley BD512 or BD502 of the HGCU, which collided with each other and crashed 2 miles NE of Brize Norton.  He is buried in Black Bourton (or Burton Abbots) (St Mary) Churchyard.

09-Nov

Sgt

PHILLIPS, RONALD DOLLERY  (1433454)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Whitley BD512 or BD502 of the HGCU, which collided with each other and crashed 2 miles NE of Brize Norton.  He is buried in Farlington (St Andrew) Churchyard.

09-Nov

Flt Sgt

BEVAN, JOHN CURTIS  (1314667)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EE732 of No 611 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst attacking a train near Bethune during a Rhubarb.  He is buried in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery

09-Nov

Cpl

BARAGWANATH, RONALD ELLIOTT  (544841)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 942 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Holderness.  He is buried in St Ives (Barnoon) Cemetery

09-Nov

Flt Sgt

JACOBS, ALAN LAURIE  (R/156343)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7612 of No 1606 Flt, which crashed at Llangaffo after stalling at low level.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

09-Nov

Flt Sgt

McLAUGHLIN, STANLEY JOSEPH  (1450511)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T7612 of No 1606 Flt, which crashed at Llangaffo after stalling at low level.  He is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery

09-Nov

LAC

MARTIN, FRANCIS  (613769)  RAF; age: 23

He was serving with No 22 AS and died in South Africa, cause unknown.  He is buried in Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery

09-Nov

Sgt

O'NEIL, ALTON JAMES  (R/161662)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3932 'P' of No 23 OTU, which crashed at  Rowney Green near Birmingham about an hour into an evening training flight.  He is buried in Pershore Cemetery

09-Nov

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GALLAGHER, GORDON JOHN  (J/27392)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3932 'P' of No 23 OTU, which crashed at  Rowney Green near Birmingham about an hour into an evening training flight.  He is buried in Pershore Cemetery

09-Nov

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BARTON, HUGH HARTIL  (J/25015)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3932 'P' of No 23 OTU, which crashed at  Rowney Green near Birmingham about an hour into an evening training flight.  He is buried in Pershore Cemetery

09-Nov

Sgt

LONG, CHARLES ROBERT GAUDET  (R/157864)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3932 'P' of No 23 OTU, which crashed at  Rowney Green near Birmingham about an hour into an evening training flight.  He is buried in Pershore Cemetery

09-Nov

Plt Off

MAGNES, JULIUS HAROLD  (J/26206)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3932 'P' of No 23 OTU, which crashed at  Rowney Green near Birmingham about an hour into an evening training flight.  He is buried in Pershore Cemetery

09-Nov

LAC

THOMSON, DAVID BROWN  (991517)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 25 AS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-Nov

Sgt

CABLE, LEONARD EDWARD  (1803746)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK401 of No 301 FTU, which crashed into a house at Rawlings Farm, Cocklebury near Chippenham.  He is buried in Barnes Old Cemetery

09-Nov

Flt Sgt

MAYHEW, LEONARD GEORGE BEM (917811)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK401 of No 301 FTU, which crashed into a house at Rawlings Farm, Cocklebury near Chippenham.  He is buried in Farnborough Cemetery

09-Nov

AC1

BRENCH, ERNEST JOHN  (1726854)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 317 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

09-Nov

Sgt

WILLIAMS, RICHARD LONGFORD  (813209)  AuxAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 4210 (ex DJ205) of No 44 AS, which crashed at Witney near Bushmans River whilst flying in low cloud.  He is buried in Grahamstown New Cemetery

09-Nov

Cpl

ALLAN, SAMUEL  (521623)  RAF; age: 28

He had been serving with an unknown unit in the Far East when captured but died at sea whilst being transported by sea whilst in Japanese captivity.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

09-Nov

Sgt

BROWN, CYRIL JOHN AMBROSE  (366040)  RAF; age: 33

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

09-Nov

Fg Off

CRUTCHER, MORRIS ROBERT JAMES  (150126)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley BD512 or BD502 of the HGCU, which collided with each other and crashed 2 miles NE of Brize Norton.  He is buried in Herne Bay Cemetery

09-Nov

Fg Off

BELL, PETER CHARLES  (150106)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley BD512 or BD502 of the HGCU, which collided with each other and crashed 2 miles NE of Brize Norton.  He is buried in Rugby (St Marie) Roman Catholic Churchyard

09-Nov

Flt Sgt

TALBOT, GEORGE JAMES  (414099)  RAAF; age: 22

He was serving with MEC and died at No 10 (ME) ACD in Tel Aviv  from an Arachnoid Haemorrhage.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

09-Nov

LAC

ARGENT, JOHN EVERARD  (1455233)  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 Ipswich.  He is buried in Heston (St Leonard) Churchyard

09-Nov

AC2

GLASSMAN, HAROLD SIDNEY  (1898601)  RAFVR; age: 18

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 Pancras.  He is buried in Willesden Jewish Cemetery

09-Nov

ACW2

MUGGLESTONE, HILDA  (461931)  WAAF; age: 25

She was serving in the UK and died at Borras Bieston, Wrexham, Denbighshire.  She is buried in Rossington (St Michael) Churchyard.

10-Nov

Flt Lt

WALMSLEY, ROBERT MATLEY  (111562)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP926 of No 3 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Cap Gris Nez during a Ramrod.  He is buried in Marquise Communal Cemetery

10-Nov

Fg Off

HAYDEN, JOHN STEPHENS  (130938)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, LZ148 of No 47 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109 and ditched.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

10-Nov

Fg Off

SOORS, MARTIN LAMBERT  (131867)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP588 'V' of No 197 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Poix.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Nov

Sgt

WELLS, ALFRED CHARLES  (1396266)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EK572 of No 228 Sqn, which made a forced landing at Estaca des Ases in Spain during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery

10-Nov

Flt Lt

MERRIFIELD, WILLIAM ERNEST  (J/4776)  RCAF; age: 43

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EK572 of No 228 Sqn, which made a forced landing at Estaca des Ases in Spain during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery

10-Nov

Sgt

BOOCOCK, ARTHUR BEAUMONT  (1132497)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EK572 of No 228 Sqn, which made a forced landing at Estaca des Ases in Spain during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery

10-Nov

Sgt

AITKEN, ALISTAIR WILLIAM  (1567438)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EK572 of No 228 Sqn, which made a forced landing at Estaca des Ases in Spain during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Nov

Fg Off

FRANKLIN, ARTHUR VAUGHAN WALLER  (160006)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EK572 of No 228 Sqn, which made a forced landing at Estaca des Ases in Spain during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Nov

Flt Sgt

JARVIS, JOSEPH STANLEY  (1214340)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EK572 of No 228 Sqn, which made a forced landing at Estaca des Ases in Spain during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Nov

Sgt

LAWRENCE, FRANK  (1425155)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EK572 of No 228 Sqn, which made a forced landing at Estaca des Ases in Spain during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Nov

Sgt

MACAREE, DAVID JAMES  (1375284)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EK572 of No 228 Sqn, which made a forced landing at Estaca des Ases in Spain during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Nov

Sgt

McCORMICK, RICHARD  (1493486)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EK572 of No 228 Sqn, which made a forced landing at Estaca des Ases in Spain during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Nov

Sgt

MOSS, DOUGLAS WILLIAM  (1318785)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EK572 of No 228 Sqn, which made a forced landing at Estaca des Ases in Spain during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Nov

Sgt

NATTRASS, ARTHUR EDWARD  (1173094)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EK572 of No 228 Sqn, which made a forced landing at Estaca des Ases in Spain during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Nov

Sgt

PHIZACKLEA, JAMES FREDERICK  (1028879)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, EK572 of No 228 Sqn, which made a forced landing at Estaca des Ases in Spain during a ferry flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Nov

Fg Off

VAN ZUILECOM, HERBERT LANGTREE  (403774)  RAAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP544 'D' of No 247 Sqn, which exploded in mid-air near Ford during a Ramrod.  He was cremated at  Woking (St John's) Crematorium

10-Nov

WO I

GIROUARD, JOSEPH EDMOND GUSTAVE  (R/95332)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF182 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a night anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Nov

WO II

HAUG, DONALD JESSE  (R/120625)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF182 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a night anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Nov

WO I

HUARD, JOSEPH JEAN PAUL GERARD  (R/82662)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF182 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a night anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Nov

WO II

MILOT, JOSEPH NOEL GERARD  (R/79200)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF182 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a night anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Nov

Plt Off

RAVEN, JOHN ARTHUR  (J/19271)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF182 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a night anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Nov

Flt Lt

THIBAULT, LOUIS JOSEPH LEO  (J/15456)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF182 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a night anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Nov

Flt Sgt

MAY, JOHN ALEXANDER HENRY  (420230)  RAAF; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IV, FA669 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over the Aegean.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery

10-Nov

Flt Sgt

GILVARRY, JOSEPH  (414222)  RAAF; age: 27

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IV, FA669 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Nov

Flt Sgt

JOINER, JOHN HENRY  (409204)  RAAF; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IV, FA669 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Nov

Flt Sgt

NEST, DENNIS SIDNEY  (420248)  RAAF; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IV, FA669 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

10-Nov

Plt Off

TYERMAN, WALLIS BERKLEY  (412008)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP914 of No 486 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Coxyde.  He is buried in Dunkirk Town Cemetery

10-Nov

Sgt

GRENIER, GUY BERTRAM CHRISTOPHER  (771978)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, LZ973 of No 615 Sqn, which crashed after colliding with MA650 of the same unit during a practice flight.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Nov

Fg Off

PATERSON, JOHN KIDSTON LAW  (151636)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, ED812 of No 1660 HCU, which broke up in a steep dive the debris coming down near Dunholme Lodge.  He is buried in Knutsford Cemetery, Cheshire

10-Nov

Sgt

HALLIWELL, WILLIAM  (2209228)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, ED812 of No 1660 HCU, which broke up in a steep dive the debris coming down near Dunholme Lodge.  He is buried in Middleton (Boarshaw) Cemetery

10-Nov

Plt Off

SCUTT, SIDNEY GEORGE  (159569)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, ED812 of No 1660 HCU, which broke up in a steep dive the debris coming down near Dunholme Lodge.  He is buried in North Sheen Cemetery

10-Nov

AC1

WADE, NEVILLE  (1236350)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, ED812 of No 1660 HCU, which broke up in a steep dive the debris coming down near Dunholme Lodge.  He is buried in Old Woking burial Ground

10-Nov

Sgt

BROUGH, IAN CLARK  (1561520)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, ED812 of No 1660 HCU, which broke up in a steep dive the debris coming down near Dunholme Lodge.  He is buried in Perth (Wellshill) Cemetery

10-Nov

Sgt

GRANT, FREDERICK DOUGLAS  (1365657)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, ED812 of No 1660 HCU, which broke up in a steep dive the debris coming down near Dunholme Lodge.  He is buried in Scampton (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

10-Nov

Sgt

PLOWMAN, ERIC WILLIAM  (1850602)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, ED812 of No 1660 HCU, which broke up in a steep dive the debris coming down near Dunholme Lodge.  He is buried in Yeovil Cemetery

10-Nov

Sgt

BAUGHEN, CLIFFORD WALTER HENRY  (1398938)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, ED812 of No 1660 HCU, which broke up in a steep dive the debris coming down near Dunholme Lodge.  He was buried in/or cremated at  West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium

10-Nov

Cpl

ASPINALL, LESLIE ARTHUR  (1101999)  RAFVR; age: 28

He had been serving with No 4 AACU when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst working on the Burma-Siam railway.  He is buried in Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery

10-Nov

Flt Lt

CODDINGTON, HUBERT GEOFFREY JOHN  (45331)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire I, N3059 of No 8 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a training sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Nov

LAC

JOHNSTON, DAVID WRIGHT  (1521462)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, 11736 of No 9 AOS, which .  He is buried in St Jean-sur-Richelieu (St James) Cemetery

10-Nov

AC1

BROWN, WILLIAM JOHN  (1633002)  RAFVR; age: 36

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 Lambeth.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

10-Nov

AC2

FRASER, ANDREW MUNRO  (1342045)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Heinkel III, AW177 of No 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight, which spun into the ground at RAF Polebrook.  He is buried in Tain (St Duthus) Cemetery.

10-Nov

AC1

LAMBERT, JOSEPH GEORGE  (1085301)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Heinkel III, AW177 of No 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight, which spun into the ground at RAF Polebrook.  He is buried in East London Cemetery, Plaistow.

10-Nov

Fg Off

BARR, FREDERICK ARTHUR  (133993)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Heinkel III, AW177 of No 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight, which spun into the ground at RAF Polebrook.  He is buried in East London Cemetery, Plaistow.

10-Nov

LAC

ASLETT, ALAN DOUGLAS  (1265309)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Heinkel III, AW177 of No 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight, which spun into the ground at RAF Polebrook.  He is buried in North Sheen Cemetery.

10-Nov

AC2

GRAYSTON, HAROLD ARTHUR  (1725063)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Heinkel III, AW177 of No 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight, which spun into the ground at RAF Polebrook.  He is buried in Woodbridge Cemetery.

10-Nov

AC1

HALEY, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1090065)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Heinkel III, AW177 of No 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight, which spun into the ground at RAF Polebrook.  He was buried in/or cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

10-Nov

AC1

SHUFFLEBOTHAM, JAMES WILLIAM  (1094166)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was killed whilst flying in Heinkel III, AW177 of No 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight, which spun into the ground at RAF Polebrook.  He is buried in Denton Cemetery.

10-Nov

Sgt

TAYLOR, WILLIAM KENTON  (1434389)  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 Wallingford.  He is buried in Burton-upon-Trent Cemetery

11-Nov

Fg Off

HAY NEAVE, PETER ARUNDELL  (124425)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG611 of No 2 Sqn, which dived into the ground after the pilot was blinded by a glycol leak.  He is buried in Newburgh Cemetery

11-Nov

Cpl

BURROWS, ALFRED JOHN ARTHUR  (1198266)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was serving with No 110 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

11-Nov

LAC

CROCKETT, JOHN JOSEPH  (1139340)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was serving with No 110 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

11-Nov

LAC

HALL, JAMES MCKENDRICK  (1013239)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving with No 110 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

11-Nov

AC1

SHORE, FREDERICK GEORGE  (1253937)  RAFVR; age: 36

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

11-Nov

Sgt

BATTEN, HAROLD ROYSTON  (1333486)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB129 MA-W of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Brunelles in France after control was lost in cloud during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

11-Nov

Sgt

COTTERILL, RONALD  (945026)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB129 MA-W of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Brunelles in France after control was lost in cloud during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

11-Nov

1 Lt

GROSS, B W USAAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB129 MA-W of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Brunelles in France after control was lost in cloud during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

11-Nov

Flt Sgt

HARRISON, ERNEST  (413993)  RAAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB129 MA-W of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Brunelles in France after control was lost in cloud during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

11-Nov

Plt Off

LINE, MURRAY ALFRED  (413621)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB129 MA-W of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Brunelles in France after control was lost in cloud during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

11-Nov

Flt Sgt

WATTS, ERNEST REGINALD  (1388097)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB129 MA-W of No 161 Sqn, which crashed near Brunelles in France after control was lost in cloud during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

11-Nov

Flt Sgt

SHORE, WILFRED RAYMOND RUS  (4417)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB239 MA-Y of No 161 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained on 21 Oct 1943 - crashed near Valenciennes en-route to a triple supply droppping sortie over Belgium.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

11-Nov

Flt Sgt

HARDING, LIONEL DENNIS  (1322853)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP386 'R' of No 183 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Pte St Mathieu during a shipping recce.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Nov

LAC

GORDON, FRANK  (1078112)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku of No 211 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

11-Nov

Fg Off

TRASK, KENNETH JOHN  (409357)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG547 of No 231 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rhubarb over France.  He is buried in Laval (Valfleury) Communal Cemetery

11-Nov

Fg Off

WAUGH, GEOFFREY WILLIAM  (403232)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP675 'R' of No 247 Sqn, which was destroyed by its own bombs exploding as it landed back at Merston after a Ramrod.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Nov

Flt Lt

KORECKI, Edward Roman (P.0216)  PAF; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN393 BH-A of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from a naval vessel off Brest during a Gardening sortie to Lorient.  He is buried in Gavres Communal Cemetery

11-Nov

Flt Sgt

WINIARCZYK, Henryk (P.794338)  PAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN393 BH-A of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from a naval vessel off Brest during a Gardening sortie to Lorient.  He is buried in Guidel Communal Cemetery

11-Nov

Fg Off

MOORE, JOHN ROBERT  (128598)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 302 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Nov

Fg Off

PECK, ORVILLE STUART  (J/14040)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AP261 of No 414 Sqn, which was lost in the Alencon area of France during a Rhubarb.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

11-Nov

WO II

SCOTT, WILLIAM DOUGLAS  (R/122544)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP181 of No 423 Sqn, which sank whilst making a night landing at Lough Erne in rough conditions on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

11-Nov

WO I

HARDCASTLE, CHARLES MCDOWALL  (R/118235)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP181 of No 423 Sqn, which sank whilst making a night landing at Lough Erne in rough conditions on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Irvinestown Church of Ireland Churchyard

11-Nov

Fg Off

ARNOLD, WALTER GRAY  (J/22715)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP181 of No 423 Sqn, which sank whilst making a night landing at Lough Erne in rough conditions on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Nov

Fg Off

HILL, ROWLAND WILKINS  (J/11984)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP181 of No 423 Sqn, which sank whilst making a night landing at Lough Erne in rough conditions on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Nov

Plt Off

RAYMOND, GORDON IAN  (J/17872)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DP181 of No 423 Sqn, which sank whilst making a night landing at Lough Erne in rough conditions on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Nov

Wg Cdr

WALKER, DONALD CECIL BROADBENT  (25126)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, LR478 of No 544 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a PR sortie over Southern France.  He is buried in Pena (Navarre) Cemetery

11-Nov

Sqn Ldr

ROACH, JOSEPH NORMAN  (81414)  RAFVR; age: 39

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2865 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

11-Nov

Sgt

RYDER, HAYDN DERYK  (1458224)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4902 UG-Q of No 1654 HCU, which crashed at Hackthorn near Lincoln following lost of control whilst attempting to avoid a mid-air collision with another aircraft.  He is buried in Adel Friends burial Ground

11-Nov

Plt Off

BARTON-SMITH, REGINALD LIONEL  (161601)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4902 UG-Q of No 1654 HCU, which crashed at Hackthorn near Lincoln following lost of control whilst attempting to avoid a mid-air collision with another aircraft.  He is buried in Charlton Cemetery, Greenwich

11-Nov

Sgt

HUISH, RONALD JOHN  (1431980)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4902 UG-Q of No 1654 HCU, which crashed at Hackthorn near Lincoln following lost of control whilst attempting to avoid a mid-air collision with another aircraft.  He is buried in Worle (St Martin) Churchyard

11-Nov

Sgt

DURSLEY, PERCIVAL IVOR  (1317925)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP122 of No 302 FTU, which landed at Bathurst but overturned in shallow water.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery

11-Nov

Sgt

LAMBOURNE, LESLIE  (1651781)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP122 of No 302 FTU, which landed at Bathurst but overturned in shallow water.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery

11-Nov

Sgt

HALLOWS, RICHARD  (1092047)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP122 of No 302 FTU, which landed at Bathurst but overturned in shallow water.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery

11-Nov

Sgt

MORTLEY, ALBERT EDWIN  (1270606)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP122 of No 302 FTU, which landed at Bathurst but overturned in shallow water.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery

11-Nov

Sgt

RUDDER-SMITH, IVOR REGINALD ARTHUR  (1333652)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP122 of No 302 FTU, which landed at Bathurst but overturned in shallow water.  He is buried in Fajara War Cemetery

11-Nov

Fg Off

LISTER, ERIC  (138445)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP122 of No 302 FTU, which landed at Bathurst but overturned in shallow water.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Nov

Sgt

STEPHENS, GEOFFREY FRANCIS WALTER  (1162985)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP122 of No 302 FTU, which landed at Bathurst but overturned in shallow water.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Nov

Flt Sgt

WALSH, DENNIS  (1388187)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP122 of No 302 FTU, which landed at Bathurst but overturned in shallow water.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

11-Nov

Flt Lt

FITZRANDOLPH, ARCHIBALD MENZIES  (72657)  RAFVR; age: 47

He was killed whilst flying Dominie I, X7368 of No 51 OTU, which collided with Beaufighter IF, R2252 on the approach to Cranfield.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

11-Nov

Flt Lt

KINMONTH, MICHAEL WILLIAM DFC (61982)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying Beaufighter IF, R2252 of No 51 OTU, which collided with Dominie I, X7368 on the approach to Cranfield.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

11-Nov

Flt Lt

COURTNEY, IAN HARPER  (104954)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter IF, R2252 or Dominie I, X7368 of No 51 OTU, which collided with each other on the approach to Cranfield.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

11-Nov

Sgt

POVEY, ERIC  (1232823)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter IF, R2252 or Dominie I, X7368 of No 51 OTU, which collided with each other on the approach to Cranfield.  He is buried in Smethwick (Uplands) Cemetery

11-Nov

Flt Sgt

AMESBURY, LIONEL MAXWELL  (527475)  RAF; age: 25

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter IF, R2252 or Dominie I, X7368 of No 51 OTU, which collided with each other on the approach to Cranfield.  He is buried in Weston-super-Mare Cemetery

11-Nov

Cpl

HAYES, JOSE CECILIA KATHLEEN  (88959)  WAAF; age: 22

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter IF, R2252 or Dominie I, X7368 of No 51 OTU, which collided with each other on the approach to Cranfield.  She is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

11-Nov

LAC

TAYLOR, ERNEST ALBERT  (1463602)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 7 SoTT at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

11-Nov

Sgt

LYON, EDWARD  (1433734)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, DZ459 of No 8 (C) OTU, which dived into the ground near Thornaby.  He is buried in Burscough Bridge (St John the Baptist) Churchyard, Ormskirk

11-Nov

Flt Lt

SYMES, ALAN JOHN FARQUHAR  (J/7617)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, DZ459 of No 8 (C) OTU, which dived into the ground near Thornaby.  He is buried in Thornaby-on-Tees Cemetery

11-Nov

LAC

LODGE, KENNETH ANTHONY  (1514272)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, JN496 of No 8 AGS, which crashed after dropping a drogue.   Morden Cemetery

11-Nov

Sgt

WINTERBOTTOM, RICHARD  (1534682)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, JN496 of No 8 AGS, which crashed after dropping a drogue.  He is buried in Baxenden (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

11-Nov

AC2

DAVIES, THOMAS  (1831792)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

11-Nov

LAC

STOKES, REGINALD WILLIAM JAMES  (1125121)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was serving with the CMF Tafgouai at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

11-Nov

LAC

SHAW, ROBERT NICHOLAS  (1273480)  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 Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery

11-Nov

AC1

MACRAE, KENNETH MYLES  (1265813)  RAFVR; age: 23

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

11-Nov

LAC

WILSON, THOMAS  (358875)  RAF; 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 Wakefield.  He is buried in Alverthorpe (St Paul) Churchyard

12-Nov

Sgt

BUTTON, DENIS GEORGE  (1516920)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR798 TL-R of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on its return from a raid to Cannes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Nov

WO II

BELL, FRANK GEORGE  (R/62147)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR985 TL-A of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on its return from a raid to Cannes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Nov

Flt Lt

CANDLISH, JOHN MUIR  (J/4894)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR985 TL-A of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on its return from a raid to Cannes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Nov

Plt Off

HARRISON, JOHN WILFRED  (J/18220)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR985 TL-A of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on its return from a raid to Cannes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Nov

Flt Lt

HOSKING, LESLIE DENNIS  (136064)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR985 TL-A of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on its return from a raid to Cannes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Nov

Sgt

PHIPPS, W  (622605)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR985 TL-A of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on its return from a raid to Cannes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Nov

Flt Sgt

THOMSON, ALBERT JOHN  (1077841)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR985 TL-A of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on its return from a raid to Cannes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Nov

Fg Off

WOOD, DONALD  (151327)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR985 TL-A of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on its return from a raid to Cannes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Nov

Flt Sgt

FREEMAN, GEORGE HERBERT  (656750)  RAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX912 of No 47 Sqn, which was seen to ditch after making a successful torpedo attack on a convoy off Cape Spatha.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

12-Nov

Fg Off

GREENTREE, ATHOL GEORGE  (414974)  RNZAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX912 of No 47 Sqn, which was seen to ditch after making a successful torpedo attack on a convoy off Cape Spatha.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

12-Nov

Sgt

AUSTIN, LESLIE  (1516660)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW321 EY-T of No 78 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Cannes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Nov

Flt Sgt

BARKWELL, JOHN HERBERT  (R/163850)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW321 EY-T of No 78 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Cannes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Nov

WO

BERRY, ALAN  (658784)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW321 EY-T of No 78 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Cannes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Nov

Sgt

COWEN, JOHN ROBERT  (1555819)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW321 EY-T of No 78 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Cannes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Nov

Sgt

COX, GERALD NORMAN  (1230240)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW321 EY-T of No 78 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Cannes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Nov

Sgt

HORNE, GEORGE HUBERT CHARLES  (641601)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW321 EY-T of No 78 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Cannes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Nov

Sgt

TAYLOR, JOHN EDWARD  (1606590)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW321 EY-T of No 78 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Cannes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-Nov

WO

TIMLIN, GLYN ANTHONY  (924220)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH908 WP-U of No 90 Sqn, which crashed near Haverhill in Suffolk during a training flight, possibly due to the control column becoming jammed.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

12-Nov

Sgt

BISCOE, JAMES WALTER  (1891314)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH908 WP-U of No 90 Sqn, which crashed near Haverhill in Suffolk during a training flight, possibly due to the control column becoming jammed.  He is buried in Woodgrange Park Cemetery, East Ham

12-Nov

Sgt

ARROWSMITH, JOHN CRITCHLEY  (1514783)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX158 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak off the Frisians during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Nov

Flt Sgt

CAMPBELL, ROBERT HUGH  (420335)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX158 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak off the Frisians during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Nov

Fg Off

DINGLEY, LEONARD DOUGLAS  (J/22480)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX158 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak off the Frisians during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Nov

Flt Sgt

DYSON, ARTHUR GEORGE  (1338865)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX158 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak off the Frisians during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Nov

Sgt

HEALEY, CLIFFORD  (1314164)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX158 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak off the Frisians during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Nov

Sgt

THRALL, FREDERICK  (1515965)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX158 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak off the Frisians during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Nov

Sgt

YORKE, LESLIE GEORGE  (1582011)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX158 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by naval flak off the Frisians during a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-Nov

Plt Off

EVANS, ARTHUR FREDERICK  (160674)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR791 NP-H of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on its return from a raid to Cannes.  He is buried in Pont-Audemer Communal Cemetery

12-Nov

Sgt

FLEMING, JOSEPH CHARLES FREDERICK  (1891783)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR791 NP-H of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France on its return from a raid to Cannes.  He is buried in Pont-Audemer Communal Cemetery

12-Nov

Fg Off

STEEPER, DENIS WALTER  (123500)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP930 of No 181 Sqn, which crashed after being hit by flak during a Rhubarb.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

12-Nov

Fg Off

HENDERSON, BRUCE GORDON  (J/17859)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ829 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to Melun.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery

12-Nov

Flt Lt

MARLATT, SAMUEL PAUL  (J/7797)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ829 of No 418 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie to Melun.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery

12-Nov

Sgt

GIBSON, ROBERT TREVOR  (1036711)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB326 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Halfpenny Green on a transit flight.  He is buried in Belfast City Cemetery

12-Nov

Fg Off

BLAIR, DAVID MICHAEL  (132955)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB326 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Halfpenny Green on a transit flight.  He is buried in Campeltown (Kilkerran) Cemetery

12-Nov

Flt Sgt

ROSS, KEITH DOUGLAS  (R/129274)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB326 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Halfpenny Green on a transit flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

12-Nov

Plt Off

PATMAN, GEORGE KEITH  (J/18941)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB326 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Halfpenny Green on a transit flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

12-Nov

Sgt

SHARP, DAVID  (1566236)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB326 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Halfpenny Green on a transit flight.  He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis

12-Nov

Flt Sgt

FEARNELEY, FRANCIS NEWTON SALISBURY  (R/154156)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB326 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Halfpenny Green on a transit flight.  He is buried in Pendlebury (St John) Churchyard

12-Nov

Sgt

FULLER, GODFREY PURDON  (1318951)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB326 of No 1659 HCU, which crashed shortly after taking off from Halfpenny Green on a transit flight.  He is buried in Stourbridge Roman Catholic Cemetery

12-Nov

LAC

MOORE, ANDREW  (1793079)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 19 WU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

12-Nov

LAC

THOMAS, EDWARD JOHN  (1250674)  RAFVR; age: ?

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 Liang, Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

13-Nov

Flt Sgt

SIDDLE, SYDNEY  (996543)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Vengence II, EZ898 of No 45 Sqn, which failed to return from a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Nov

Fg Off

CLARY, EDGAR LEROY  (J/13088)  RCAF; age: 23

A member of No 47 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ127 of No 603 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 109.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13-Nov

Flt Sgt

FINBOW, WALTER EDWIN  (1380965)  RAFVR; age: 23

A member of No 47 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ127 of No 603 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

13-Nov

Sgt

BUCHANAN, JOHN GEORGE  (1567888)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 51 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Pontefract.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire

13-Nov

Flt Lt

BRIDGE, JOHN DESMOND  (80107)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD755 of No 141 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Oundle during a violent turn.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

13-Nov

Flt Sgt

CULLEN, LAURENCE JAMES FRANCIS  (658971)  RAF; age: 24

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD755 of No 141 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Oundle during a violent turn.  He is buried in Shrewsbury General Cemetery

13-Nov

Flt Lt

ROSS-MAGENTY, BRUCE MICHAEL  (118684)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mohawk IV, AR677 'V' of No 155 Sqn, which was destroyed when a bomb fell off on take-off and exploded at Tulihal.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery.

13-Nov

Flt Lt

PEACOCK, WILLIAM OSTLE  (120534)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP597 of No 181 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rhubarb over Northern France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

Sgt

PATERSON, IAN STEWART  (567307)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP737 of No 181 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rhubarb over Northern France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

Fg Off

GREEN, PARNELL LEE  (137286)  RAFVR; age: ?

Flying Officer Parnell Lee Green

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP965 'S' of No 181 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rhubarb over Northern France.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

Photo courtesy - Alex Fell (Fg Off Green's nephew)

13-Nov

Fg Off

CARPENTER, DOUGLAS ARTHUR  (129392)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson III, AE531 of No 279 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

Sgt

CHAPMAN, CHARLES HENRY  (1425106)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson III, AE531 of No 279 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

Sgt

FRANKS, BASIL FORD  (1293662)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson III, AE531 of No 279 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

Fg Off

COONS, WILLIS WYLIE  (J/17250)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV336 of No 280 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Whitby on its return from an ASR patrol.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

13-Nov

WO II

CROCKETT, WILLIAM VERNON  (R/98771)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV336 of No 280 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Whitby on its return from an ASR patrol.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

13-Nov

WO II

PAYTON, DOUGLAS ALLAN  (R/105266)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV336 of No 280 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Whitby on its return from an ASR patrol.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

13-Nov

Fg Off

STEWART, DENNIS MAURICE  (115344)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV336 of No 280 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Whitby on its return from an ASR patrol.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

13-Nov

Sqn Ldr

GOOD, EDGAR ANDREW  (C/18640)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV336 of No 280 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Whitby on its return from an ASR patrol.  He is buried in Houghton (St Martin) Churchyard

13-Nov

WO

RICHARDSON, HENRY GEORGE  (1377980)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV336 of No 280 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Whitby on its return from an ASR patrol.  He is buried in Tunbridge Wells Cemetery

13-Nov

Sgt

DE HEPCEE, MICHEL  (1399178)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM652 'F' of No 350 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rhubarb over Belgium.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

Plt Off

BOUTE, FREDDY EUGENE LEOPOLD  (162649)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP240 'C' of No 350 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rhubarb over Belgium.  He is buried in The Maidenhead Register

13-Nov

Plt Off

ROWE, LEWIS CAMERON  (J/18907)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MA573 of No 403 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rhubarb over the Cambrai area.  He is buried in Marrisel French National Cemetery

13-Nov

Flt Sgt

ATTWOOD, HAROLD ERNEST EDWARD  (1254927)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD863 of No 423 Sqn, which was lost off Iceland having reported an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

Flt Lt

BRAZENOR, ARTHUR FERRIS  (108011)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD863 of No 423 Sqn, which was lost off Iceland having reported an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

Flt Sgt

BROCKWAY, STANLEY GEORGE  (1312981)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD863 of No 423 Sqn, which was lost off Iceland having reported an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

Flt Sgt

FELL, HERBERT WALTER  (942837)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD863 of No 423 Sqn, which was lost off Iceland having reported an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

Sgt

FLYNN, MICHAEL FRANCIS  (1358982)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD863 of No 423 Sqn, which was lost off Iceland having reported an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

Flt Sgt

MONEY, RAYMOND JOSEPH  (538450)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD863 of No 423 Sqn, which was lost off Iceland having reported an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

Sgt

MORGAN, LESLIE  (932389)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD863 of No 423 Sqn, which was lost off Iceland having reported an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

Fg Off

PHARIS, HAMPTON BLAINE  (J/11651)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD863 of No 423 Sqn, which was lost off Iceland having reported an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

Flt Sgt

STIFF, RICHARD WILLIAM  (1335635)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD863 of No 423 Sqn, which was lost off Iceland having reported an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

Flt Lt

WILSON, ROBERT HIPWELL  (C/1845)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DD863 of No 423 Sqn, which was lost off Iceland having reported an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

WO

FERGUSON, NORMAN STEWART  (400984)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX977 of No 603 Sqn, which ditched following an oil leak during a sortie to Leros, he manage to get out of the aircraft but drowned in the high seas.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Nov

WO

COX, FRANK MITCHELL  (403722)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX977 of No 603 Sqn, which ditched following an oil leak during a sortie to Leros.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Nov

Sgt

GAWLIK, Jan (P.703431)  PAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK448 of No 18 OTU, which was involved in an accident on this date.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery.

13-Nov

LAC

FLETCHER, NORMAN  (1134849)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 2 RSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

13-Nov

LAC

SPELLER, RONALD CHARLES COTTON  (1711506)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was serving with No 253 ASR MCU and was killed in action whilst operating in an Air/Sea rescue launch off the Dalmation coast.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

13-Nov

Fg Off

DIXON, ROBERT PHILIP  (150191)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, Z4875 of No 55 OTU, which crashed near Cockermouth after hitting a gun carrier whilst flying a low level.  He is buried in Send (St Mary) Churchyard

13-Nov

AC1

WOODWARD, THOMAS  (1440609)  RAFVR; age: 39

He was serving with No 6 S & TC at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

13-Nov

Flt Sgt

BIGMORE, DAVID  (573940)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, R2461 of No 63 OTU, which dived into the ground near Redditch at night in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Nov

AC1

COFFEY, CHARLES  (1305181)  RAFVR; age: 23

He had been serving at Butterworth when he was captured and died whilst working on the Burma railway.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial.

13-Nov

LAC

LUTNER, KENAH  (1034823)  RAFVR; age: 39

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

13-Nov

Fg Off

CARTER, ANTHONY PEARSON  (112059)  RAFVR; age: 40

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

13-Nov

Flt Off

BARTON, PAMELA ESPEUT  (2532)  WAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, EM902 of No Manston, which collided with a fuel bowser on take off from Detling and burst into flames.  She is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent

13-Nov

AC2

SCOTT, HERBERT JOHN  (1869035)  RAFVR; age: 18

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 Buckrose (John H).  He was buried in/or cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park.

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