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Casualties - 14 - 17 November 1943


14-Nov

Fg Off

HASSELL, JOHN DESMOND  (119742)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL535 of No 27 Sqn, which was damaged by AA fire whilst attacking Yuratung airfield and spun into hills during the return flight.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

14-Nov

WO

THOMAS, MARCEL CABOT  (1309736)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL535 of No 27 Sqn, which was damaged by AA fire whilst attacking Yuratung airfield and spun into hills during the return flight.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

14-Nov

Flt Sgt

COLLEY, JAMES ROGER  (1037648)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JM248 of No 46 Sqn, which was shot down off Leros by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Nov

Flt Lt

HORSFALL, JOSEPH ARTHUR  (J/21213)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JM248 of No 46 Sqn, which was shot down off Leros by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Nov

Flt Sgt

GARDENER, ALFRED CHARLES ARNOLD  (1385948)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JL894 of No 46 Sqn, which was shot down off Leros by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Nov

WO

LINDSEY, RONALD  (1065996)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JL894 of No 46 Sqn, which was shot down off Leros by Bf 109s.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

14-Nov

Flt Lt

HAY, JOHN STROWAN  (412227)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN403 of No 94 Sqn, which crashed and exploded in the target area whilst attacking the radar station at Elafos on Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

14-Nov

2 Lt

MATEJIC, RADOMIR (?)  YAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BP198 of No 94 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and crashed into the sea during an attack against targets in Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

14-Nov

Capt

BERAN, IGOR (?)  YAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, KZ144 of No 94 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack against targets in Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

14-Nov

WO

ANDRUSZKOW, Marian Julian (P.794340)  PAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV941  of No 305 Sqn, which dived into the ground after stalling in a turn near Colkirk in Norfolk.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

14-Nov

Flt Sgt

ANGLIK, Henryk (P.782801)  PAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV941  of No 305 Sqn, which dived into the ground after stalling in a turn near Colkirk in Norfolk.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

14-Nov

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FUCHS, Walery Stanislaw (P.1551)  PAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV941  of No 305 Sqn, which dived into the ground after stalling in a turn near Colkirk in Norfolk.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

14-Nov

Sgt

TWARDOWSKI, Jan (P.703085)  PAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV941  of No 305 Sqn, which dived into the ground after stalling in a turn near Colkirk in Norfolk.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

14-Nov

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FLYNN, PATRICK JOHN RICHARD DFC (119785)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 616 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Devon Central.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery

14-Nov

Plt Off

STRANGE, HAROLD ARTHUR  (157142)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD688 of No 10 OTU, which crashed whilst descending to a lower level in order to clear the iced up pitot head during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Frogmore (Holy Trinity) burial Ground, St Albans

14-Nov

Sgt

BASS, JOHN WILLIAM  (1395324)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD688 of No 10 OTU, which crashed whilst descending to a lower level in order to clear the iced up pitot head during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Lambeth Cemetery

14-Nov

Sgt

HARBOUR, HENRY PETER GORDON  (1312847)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD688 of No 10 OTU, which crashed whilst descending to a lower level in order to clear the iced up pitot head during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

14-Nov

Fg Off

MELDRUM, HECTOR WILLIAM  (416520)  RNZAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, AD688 of No 10 OTU, which crashed whilst descending to a lower level in order to clear the iced up pitot head during a nigh tnavigation exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

14-Nov

Plt Off

CLAYTON, FRANK C.  (157684)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, ML912 of No 1409 Flt, which crashed near Merville during a PAMPA sortie to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Merville Communal Cemetery Extension

14-Nov

Fg Off

JOHN, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (135284)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, ML912 of No 1409 Flt, which crashed near Merville during a PAMPA sortie to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Merville Communal Cemetery Extension

14-Nov

Sqn Ldr

EMERTON, PETER JAMES  (37762)  RAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG230 of No 1652 HCU, which spun into the ground at Kirk Hammerton shortly after taking off from Marston Moor following a double engine failure on the starboard side.  He is buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery

14-Nov

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HARRISON, GEORGE HENRY  (1611886)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG230 of No 1652 HCU, which spun into the ground at Kirk Hammerton shortly after taking off from Marston Moor following a double engine failure on the starboard side.  He is buried in Dearne (Thurnscoe) Cemetery

14-Nov

Fg Off

McKINLEY, TERENCE DFC (402544)  RNZAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG230 of No 1652 HCU, which spun into the ground at Kirk Hammerton shortly after taking off from Marston Moor following a double engine failure on the starboard side.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

14-Nov

Plt Off

BEALE, NORMAN NICE (BUBS)  (53081)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG230 of No 1652 HCU, which spun into the ground at Kirk Hammerton shortly after taking off from Marston Moor following a double engine failure on the starboard side.  He is buried in Hastings Cemetery, Sussex

14-Nov

Sgt

GROVE, NORMAN FREDERICK  (1579893)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF746 'B' of No 20 OTU, which flew into Ben Rinnes after flying into a snowstorm during a night flying practice.  He is buried in Evesham Cemetery

14-Nov

Sgt

RENNIE, JAMES HYND  (1564365)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HF746 'B' of No 20 OTU, which flew into Ben Rinnes after flying into a snowstorm during a night flying practice.  He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis

14-Nov

WO II

DEAN, CYRIL ARMSTRONG  (R/108725)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in died from natural causes in Osgodsby Isolation Hospital in Market Rasen. of No 82 OTU, which .  He is buried in Peel Green Cemetery

14-Nov

WO I

GLAUSER, ELWOOD AWREY  (R/87320)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL444 of No 9 (C) OTU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Mayport following an engine failure.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

14-Nov

ACW2

WOODWARD, EDNA  (468262)  WAAF; age: 22

She was serving in the UK and died in the Three Counties Emergency Hospital, Stolford, Biggleswade.  She is buried in Swadlincote District (Church Gresley) Cemetery.

14-Nov

AC1

LOCKITT, HAROLD  (1136061)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving in the UK and was fatally injured in a road accident at Mickleover on Sunday 9 Nov 1941.  He is buried in Allerton (Prospect) Methodist Chapelyard.

15-Nov

Flt Sgt

BODDY, FRANK WILLIAM  (1067848)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was serving with No 38 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Nov

Sgt

DICKSON, GEORGE BAMFORTH  (971819)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 38 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Nov

Sgt

HIPKISS, ARTHUR VICTOR  (1385902)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 38 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Nov

Sgt

SYKES, JACK  (1310363)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 38 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Nov

Flt Sgt

WARHURST, JOHN  (1435456)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving with No 38 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Nov

Fg Off

WHITEMAN, NORMAN VINCENT  (129573)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was serving with No 38 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

15-Nov

Fg Off

CRAIG, NORMAN HAROLD  (420154)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MA570 FT-8 of No 43 Sqn, which flew into the side of Mount Majo whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Minturno War Cemetery

15-Nov

Flt Sgt

BARGE, ERNEST FREDERICK  (1201030)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ817 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking-off from Beaulieu on an anti submarine patrol.  He is buried in Bishop's Stortford Old Cemetery

15-Nov

Flt Sgt

PUDIFIN, ARNOLD JAMES  (R/109107)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ817 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking-off from Beaulieu on an anti submarine patrol.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Nov

WO II

YOUNG, GERALD  (R/82701)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ817 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking-off from Beaulieu on an anti submarine patrol.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Nov

Fg Off

SINCLAIR, DANIEL BOYD  (J/12744)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ817 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking-off from Beaulieu on an anti submarine patrol.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Nov

Sgt

CLARKE, ROBERT JOHN  (1335355)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ817 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking-off from Beaulieu on an anti submarine patrol.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery

15-Nov

Fg Off

COOPER, DOUGLAS ROLAND  (130853)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ817 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking-off from Beaulieu on an anti submarine patrol.  He is buried in Lymington Cemetery

15-Nov

Sgt

QUINN, FRANCIS  (988644)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ817 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking-off from Beaulieu on an anti submarine patrol.  He is buried in New Stevenston (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

15-Nov

Fg Off

LISTER, LESLIE HAROLD  (49790)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ817 of No 53 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking-off from Beaulieu on an anti submarine patrol.  He is buried in Peterborough (Eastfield) Cemetery

15-Nov

Fg Off

GUEST, CHARLES HUGH  (J/16807)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, ML908 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Bonn.  He is buried in Monchy-Breton Churchyard

15-Nov

Flt Sgt

WADDINGTON, GORDON EDMUND  (1379975)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP932 of No 183 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St Mathieu during a shipping recce.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Nov

Flt Lt

PUDSEY, EDWARD ESTILL  (108843)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ286 of No 264 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder sortie to Chateaudun.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

15-Nov

Sgt

ROSETTA, WILLIAM HARVEY EDWARDS  (1323941)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ286 of No 264 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder sortie to Chateaudun.  He is buried in St Laurent-des-Eaux Communal Cemetery

15-Nov

Sgt

BAILEY, RAYMOND WILFRED  (1151364)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, BW874 of No 1 OTU, which .  He is buried in Chicoutimi (St Francois Xavier) Roman Catholic Cemetery

15-Nov

Sgt

SMITH, WILLIAM ALEXANDER  (R/139347)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3820 of No 12 OTU, which accidentally walked into the revolving propeller.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

15-Nov

AC1

SOTHCOTT, JOHN DENBIEGH  (1335787)  RAFVR; age: 20

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

15-Nov

LAC

TODHUNTER, ERNEST  (1507285)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, DE467 of the 21 EFTS, which crashed near Denham whilst carrying out low level aerobatics.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

15-Nov

LAC

DAVIDSON, WILLIAM ALFRED  (R/156547)  RCAF; age: 20

He was serving with No 3062 SE and died from natural causes in the Canadian General Hospital.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

15-Nov

Fg Off

ABELSON, LAWRENCE BALFOUR (DUKIE)  (J/9152)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ701 of No 60 OTU, which crashed near Broadstone in Shropshire.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

15-Nov

Fg Off

HORN, ALBERT  (J/23089)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ701 of No 60 OTU, which crashed near Broadstone in Shropshire.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

15-Nov

Sgt

HOPKINS, GEORGE JOHN  (942342)  RAFVR; age: ?

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 buried in Durham (St Cuthbert) Churchyard

15-Nov

Sgt

BEASTALL, ARNOLD GEOFFREY  (1453606)  RAFVR; age: 20

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 buried in Belper Cemetery

15-Nov

Sgt

LAHAUSSE, MARC JEAN  (1515183)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL285 of No 9 OTU, which flew into high ground in Materdale in the Lake District.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

15-Nov

Flt Sgt

SOLLOWS, IVAN STEEN  (R/139005)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL285 of No 9 OTU, which flew into high ground in Materdale in the Lake District.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

15-Nov

LAC

JANES, FRANCIS ARTHUR  (1120175)  RAFVR; age: 33

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

15-Nov

ACW2

HARVEY, MARJORIE BEATRICE  (487454)  WAAF; 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 Westminster.  She was buried inor cremated at  City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

16-Nov

Fg Off

BOND, ANTHONY DAVID  (125666)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, LX883 of No 47 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Bf 109s whilst attacking landing craft off Leros.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Nov

Sgt

DALE, JACK  (1516617)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, LX923 of No 47 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Bf 109s whilst attacking landing craft off Leros.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Nov

Fg Off

FLETCHER, JOHN BRATT  (128593)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, LX923 of No 47 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Bf 109s whilst attacking landing craft off Leros.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Nov

Fg Off

LOVELL, JOHN EDWIN  (136381)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, LZ125 of No 47 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Bf 109s whilst attacking landing craft off Leros.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Nov

Fg Off

THWAITES, WILLIAM WALKER  (50176)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter X, LZ125 of No 47 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Bf 109s whilst attacking landing craft off Leros.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Nov

AC2

TAME, ALBERT LIONEL  (1233801)  RAFVR; age: 21

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn and died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

16-Nov

Sqn Ldr

PAGE, WILFRED THOMAS  (65992)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JK950 of No 126 Sqn, which was shot down off Bicak by flak.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

16-Nov

Fg Off

WELSH, DENNIS FREDERICK AUSTEN  (129959)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ266 of No 141 Sqn, which crashed into trees after stalling on take off from Wittering.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Nov

Fg Off

RIPLEY, WILLIAM GEORGE DFM (139951)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ266 of No 141 Sqn, which crashed into trees after stalling on take off from Wittering.  He is buried in Havant and Waterloo (Warblington) Cemetery

16-Nov

Sgt

OWENS, JOHN DESMOND  (1324038)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX445 of No 404 Sqn, which crashed on a night take off from Wick following an engine fire.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

16-Nov

Fg Off

McCRUDEN, ROBERT JAMES  (J/21389)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX445 of No 404 Sqn, which crashed on a night take off from Wick following an engine fire.  He is buried in Wick Cemetery

16-Nov

Sgt

SIMMONDS, KENNETH CHARLES  (1702067)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS847 of No 432 Sqn, which was partially Abandoned near Ingham following an engine fire during a training flight.  He is buried in Cainscross (or Ebley) (St Matthew) Churchyard

16-Nov

Plt Off

BURGESS, RAYMOND CHARLES  (J/19346)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS847 of No 432 Sqn, which was partially Abandoned near Ingham following an engine fire during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Nov

Flt Sgt

MAYO, WILLIAM JAMES  (R/145924)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS847 of No 432 Sqn, which was partially Abandoned near Ingham following an engine fire during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Nov

Sgt

AIREY, HERBERT HARRISON  (1538711)  RAFVR; age: 39

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2812 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Christcurch.  He is buried in Penrith Cemetery

16-Nov

Sgt

ATTWELL, KENNETH DUDLEY  (R/172425)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5690 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Hampstead Norris whilst attempting an emergency landing shortly after taking off for a night training exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

16-Nov

Sgt

TEMPLEMAN, NORMAN RALPH  (1395482)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5690 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Hampstead Norris whilst attempting an emergency landing shortly after taking off for a night training exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

16-Nov

Flt Sgt

TREADGOLD, JOHN  (423939)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, W5690 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Hampstead Norris whilst attempting an emergency landing shortly after taking off for a night training exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

16-Nov

LAC

FRITH, JOHN ADDISON  (1684533)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving in 20 SFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

16-Nov

Sgt

COLE, WALTER DOUGLAS  (553895)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV918 of No 21 OTU, which crashed in the circuit at Enstone shortly after taking off for a training exercise.  He is buried in Bideford Church Cemetery

16-Nov

Sgt

PIKE, DOUGLAS WILLIAM  (1345233)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV918 of No 21 OTU, which crashed in the circuit at Enstone shortly after taking off for a training exercise.  He is buried in Leeds (Harehills) Cemetery

16-Nov

Flt Sgt

THROWER, SAMUEL HARRINGTON CONSIDINE  (3183)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV918 of No 21 OTU, which crashed in the circuit at Enstone shortly after taking off for a training exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

16-Nov

Fg Off

MATHESON, WALTER RODERICK  (136890)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, DV918 of No 21 OTU, which crashed in the circuit at Enstone shortly after taking off for a training exercise.  He is buried in Sandwick Cemetery, Ross and Cromarty

16-Nov

Flt Sgt

TIMPERON, JOSEPH BANKS  (417249)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8799 of No 28 OTU, which crashed on high ground in Lancashire during a Bullseye sortie, possibly due to icing.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

16-Nov

Sgt

HAYTON, JOSEPH BANKS  (1119824)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8799 of No 28 OTU, which crashed on high ground in Lancashire during a Bullseye sortie, possibly due to icing.  He is buried in Harrington (St Mary) Churchyard

16-Nov

Sgt

MOUNCEY, MATTHEW  (1593475)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8799 of No 28 OTU, which crashed on high ground in Lancashire during a Bullseye sortie, possibly due to icing.  He is buried in Leeds Roman Catholic Cemetery

16-Nov

Sgt

BARNES, ERIC RAYMOND  (1429176)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8799 of No 28 OTU, which crashed on high ground in Lancashire during a Bullseye sortie, possibly due to icing.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery

16-Nov

Sgt

MURRAY, GEORGE ERNEST  (990575)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8799 of No 28 OTU, which crashed on high ground in Lancashire during a Bullseye sortie, possibly due to icing.  He is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery

16-Nov

Sgt

JACKSON, ROBERT SIDNEY  (1807141)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8799 of No 28 OTU, which crashed on high ground in Lancashire during a Bullseye sortie, possibly due to icing.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery

16-Nov

Fg Off

JONES, MAURICE CAMPBELL PRYCE  (J/17038)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7293 ‘Mandot’ of No 53 OTU, which .  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Nov

Fg Off

HUNT, JOSEPH PERCY  (150065)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7826 ‘Sind I’ of No 53 OTU, which .  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium

16-Nov

Sgt

BOOTH, DAVID MORRISS  (870803)  AuxAF; age: 45

He was serving with No 942/3 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Haltemprice (Hessle) Cemetery

16-Nov

SO

DAVENTRY, MONICA MADELEINE  (3263)  WAAF; age: 31

She was serving with the RAF Delegation in Washington and died in the Georgetown Emergency Hospital after sustaining serious injuries in a car accident on her way from her work to her quarters in Washington D.C.  She is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

16-Nov

SO

WATSON, RUTH PATRICIA  (517)  WAAF; age: 26

She was serving with the RAF Delegation in Washington and died in the Georgetown Emergency Hospital after sustaining serious injuries in a car accident on her way from her work to her quarters in Washington D.C.  She is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

16-Nov

LAC

BEMBRIDGE, HAROLD VICTOR  (951148)  RAFVR; age: 24

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 London Central.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

16-Nov

LAC

BUCKLEY, SAMUEL  (3010883)  RAFVR; age: 17

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 Newton.  He is buried in Ashton-under-Lyne (Hurst) Cemetery

16-Nov

AC1

SHAW, GEORGE SEPTIMUS FOTHERGILL  (1533369)  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 South Shields.  He is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery

17-Nov

Fg Off

CHAPMAN, KENNETH  (48775)  RAF; age: 24

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM202 of No 26 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Sunderland whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Bingley Cemetery

17-Nov

Plt Off

SIMPSON, ARNOLD GALLOWAY  (159073)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB315 of No 57 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Enderby during a training flight.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery

17-Nov

Sgt

HALL, DAVID HASTINGS  (1564377)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB315 of No 57 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Enderby during a training flight.  He was cremated at  Glasgow Crematorium

17-Nov

Fg Off

WILSON, WILLIAM STUART  (420094)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK247 MP-W of No 76 Sqn, which captured on 3 Oct 1943 following a raid on Kassel, he died in captivity.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Nov

Sgt

PILBEAM, ALEXANDER BERNARD  (1673064)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, MZ260 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which crashed at Lakenheath whilst attempting an overshoot on three engines.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard

17-Nov

Plt Off

LOWE, GORDON THOMAS  (416508)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, MZ260 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which crashed at Lakenheath whilst attempting an overshoot on three engines.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

17-Nov

Sgt

SOLOMONS, LOUIS JOHN  (748642)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, MZ260 OJ-C of No 149 Sqn, which crashed at Lakenheath whilst attempting an overshoot on three engines.  He is buried in Willesden Liberal Jewish Cemetery

17-Nov

Fg Off

MADDEX, JOHN DOUGLAS  (137176)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED422 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed into trees and burst into flames near Kirmington during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

17-Nov

WO

MERRALLS, ERNEST  (12102334)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED422 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed into trees and burst into flames near Kirmington during a training flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

17-Nov

Sgt

DAY, DOUGLAS GEORGE BLACK  (R/171307)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED422 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed into trees and burst into flames near Kirmington during a training flight.  He is buried in Felpham (St Mary) Churchyard

17-Nov

Sgt

EDYVEAN-WALKER, PETER GEOFFREY  (1808351)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED422 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed into trees and burst into flames near Kirmington during a training flight.  He is buried in Felpham (St Mary) Churchyard

17-Nov

Fg Off

MITCHELL, HAROLD  (150116)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED422 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed into trees and burst into flames near Kirmington during a training flight.  He was cremated at  South London Crematorium, Mitcham

17-Nov

Flt Sgt

SHEERAN, JAMES DENIS  (1089354)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EF638 of No 249 Sqn, which was shot down over the Adriatic during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

17-Nov

Flt Sgt

DOBROWOLSKI, Stefan (P.709878)  PAF; age: 23

He was serving with No 318 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gaza War Cemetery

17-Nov

Sgt

Tummers, P N A ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, BL583 'V' of No 340 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off The Lizard during a shipping recce.  

17-Nov

Fg Off

HORNE, JAMES HARPER GREIG  (132715)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ289 EE-R of No 404 Sqn, which Stalled and spun in at Stemster House, Caithness near Wick, whilst taking evasive action during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Laurencekirk Cemetery

17-Nov

Fg Off

LONG, NORMAN EARL  (J/20615)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ289 EE-R of No 404 Sqn, which stalled and spun in at Stemster House, Caithness near Wick, whilst taking evasive action during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Wick Cemetery

17-Nov

Flt Sgt

DUBE, JOSEPH PAUL HENRI  (R/55961)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB226 LQ-G of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Nov

Sgt

ERRINGTON, JOHN BLACKBURN  (1080349)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB226 LQ-G of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Nov

Plt Off

LARSON, RICHARD HENRY  (J/19262)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB226 LQ-G of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Nov

Plt Off

MUTCH, ROBERT DOUGLAS  (J/19183)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB226 LQ-G of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Nov

Flt Sgt

PARTRIDGE, GORDON JOHN  (R/134563)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB226 LQ-G of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Nov

Lt

PEDERSON, J M K USAAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB226 LQ-G of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Nov

Sgt

THOMSON, THOMAS  (1556094)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB226 LQ-G of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Nov

Sgt

UREN, EDWIN FLORENCE  (R/180464)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB226 LQ-G of No 405 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

17-Nov

Flt Lt

BEHRNDT, RAYMOND CARL  (416406)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV993 of No 10 (RAAF), which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Nov

Flt Sgt

BROOKING, ALEXANDER THOMAS  (419082)  RAAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV993 of No 10 (RAAF), which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Nov

Sgt

COGHILL, KELVIN  (23756)  RAAF; age: 40

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV993 of No 10 (RAAF), which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Nov

Fg Off

DAVIS, ALEXANDER FREDERICK  (418356)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV993 of No 10 (RAAF), which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Nov

Plt Off

FURZER, CLARENCE  (424000)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV993 of No 10 (RAAF), which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Nov

Fg Off

HARTWIG, ALLEN GEORGE  (421015)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV993 of No 10 (RAAF), which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Nov

WO

HICKS, HERBERT JOHN  (403667)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV993 of No 10 (RAAF), which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Nov

Flt Sgt

JONES, JOHN TREVOR REID  (424318)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV993 of No 10 (RAAF), which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Nov

Flt Sgt

KNIGHTS, HENRY EDWARD  (11379)  RAAF; age: 41

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV993 of No 10 (RAAF), which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Nov

Flt Sgt

LEGGO, CHARLES HARRY STRINGER  (418134)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV993 of No 10 (RAAF), which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Nov

Sgt

STANTON, PHILIP  (21903)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, DV993 of No 10 (RAAF), which was shot down by a fighter over the Bay of Biscay during an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Nov

Plt Off

WATSON, MICHAEL HILARY  (152507)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA882 of No 10 OTU, which dived into the ground near Tenby after encountering a severe storm during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Aylesbury Cemetery

17-Nov

Flt Sgt

OAKLEY, WILLIAM HERBERT  (R/153350)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA882 of No 10 OTU, which dived into the ground near Tenby after encountering a severe storm during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

17-Nov

Sgt

CURNOW, RICHARD  (1316951)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA882 of No 10 OTU, which dived into the ground near Tenby after encountering a severe storm during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Camborne-Redruth (Illogan) Cemetery

17-Nov

Sgt

HILL, IVAN HENRY  (1819780)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA882 of No 10 OTU, which dived into the ground near Tenby after encountering a severe storm during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Kingston-on-Soar (St Winifreds) Churchyard

17-Nov

Sgt

COLEMAN, LEONARD WALTER  (906887)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA882 of No 10 OTU, which dived into the ground near Tenby after encountering a severe storm during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Plumstead Cemetery

17-Nov

Sgt

CRICK, GEORGE WALTER WILLIAM  (1424703)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, LA882 of No 10 OTU, which dived into the ground near Tenby after encountering a severe storm during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Streatham) Cemetery

17-Nov

Cpl

JONES, GRAHAME  (957613)  RAFVR; age: ?

He had been serving with No 151 MU when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

17-Nov

Plt Off

FENNER, JOHN  (150465)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford II, V3693 of No 18 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground in Warwickshire during a night flight.  He is buried in Camberwell Old Cemetery

17-Nov

Flt Sgt

LLOYD, GRAHAM VICKERS BERKELEY  (1335738)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford II, V3693 of No 18 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground in Warwickshire during a night flight.  He is buried in Rugby (Whinfield) Cemetery

17-Nov

LAC

SIMMONDS, DONALD PETER  (1164885)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 2 FRD and died in South Africa, cause unknown.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

17-Nov

Fg Off

ALDERDICE, TERENCE NORMAN  (78373)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N6484 of No 7 EFTS, which crashed on the approach to Desford.  He is buried in Rothley Cemetery

17-Nov

AC2

FAIRHURST, WILLIAM  (1588757)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N6484 of No 7 EFTS, which crashed on the approach to Desford.  He is buried in Southport (St Cuthbert) Churchyard

17-Nov

Sgt

BRADY, FRANCIS  (995105)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN461 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the ground on the approach to Aqir after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

17-Nov

Sgt

WOOD, JAMES  (1030130)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN461 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the ground on the approach to Aqir after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

17-Nov

Sgt

BRADSHAW, JOHN WILLIAM  (1001079)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN461 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the ground on the approach to Aqir after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

17-Nov

Sgt

SMITH, FREDERICK JASPER  (1331800)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN461 of No 76 OTU, which dived into the ground on the approach to Aqir after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery.

17-Nov

LAC

ALLIBONE, JACK  (1418796)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

17-Nov

Cpl

FRANCIS, REGINALD WILLIAM MULLY  (640462)  RAF; age: 24

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death but he may have died in the RAF Hospital at Ely as his death is registered in Ely.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

17-Nov

LAC

KEECH, JAMES CECIL  (1455487)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving at RAF Swinderby and died in Newark hospital from TB.  He is buried in Watford North Cemetery.

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