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Casualties - 13 - 16 December 1943


13-Dec

Flt Sgt

SEVERN, ANTONY HALES  (1338168)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FK735 of No 233 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Lagens on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Lajes War Cemetery

13-Dec

Flt Sgt

HANDEL, GEORGE FREDERICK  (1332918)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FK735 of No 233 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Lagens on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Lajes War Cemetery

13-Dec

WO I

MACHAN, WILLIS ELNOR ROSS  (R/90316)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FK735 of No 233 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Lagens on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Lajes War Cemetery

13-Dec

WO I

YORKE, JOHN HASWELL  (R/90160)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FK735 of No 233 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Lagens on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Lajes War Cemetery

13-Dec

Plt Off

THOMAS, ALBERT JOHN GODFREY  (168685)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, T5273 of No 252 Sqn, which cartwheeled and burst into flames on take off after a wing struck the ground.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

13-Dec

Sgt

PEPPER, HENRY NORMAN  (1530968)  RAFVR; age: 22

He possibly died from injuries sustained on 11 Dec 1943 whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL637 of No 254 Sqn, which made a emergency landing in error at Redcar Q-site on its return from a sweep.  He is buried in Prestwich (St Margaret) Churchyard Extension

13-Dec

Plt Off

ANDERSON, ROYSTON CHARLES KEITH  (400956)  RAAF; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW315 of No 454 Sqn, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Dec

WO

DONALDSON, ROBERT ROY  (407146)  RAAF; age: 30

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW315 of No 454 Sqn, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Dec

Fg Off

TODHUNTER, DOUGLAS  (403230)  RAAF; age: 29

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW315 of No 454 Sqn, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Dec

WO

WARD, WILLIAM GARTH  (407979)  RAAF; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW315 of No 454 Sqn, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Dec

Sgt

WELSBY, ROBERT  (1238508)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was probably killed whilst flying in Martinet I, EM411 of No 587 Sqn, which crashed near Woolavington in Somerset whilst low flying.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

13-Dec

AC2

DENNEHY, DENIS  (1798543)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Martinet I, EM411 of No 587 Sqn, which crashed near Woolavington in Somerset whilst low flying.  He is buried in St Mary's Cemetery, Currykippane.

13-Dec

Fg Off

GORDON-WHITE, LYNDEN KINGSLEY  (128566)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire, ? of No 681 Sqn, which failed to return from a PR sortie to Mandalay.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Dec

Fg Off

CAMPBELL, COLIN HAMILTON  (55013)  RAF; age: 27

He was probably killed whilst flying in Defiant I, DR927 of No 691 Sqn, which crashed near Crafthole in Cornwall after losing control whilst towing a drogue.  He is buried in Newmarket (Exning) Cemetery

13-Dec

Plt Off

RANSOM, BASIL DENNE  (144157)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was serving with No 224 Group and died of Malaria in the Indian General Hospital, Chittagong.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery.

13-Dec

Plt Off

McINTYRE, ALEXANDER RUSSELL  (J/27451)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK213 of No 23 OTU, which ran off the end of the runway during an emergency landing at Henstridge following an engine failure during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

13-Dec

LAC

JEFFERY, SYDNEY REDVERS  (1519841)  RAFVR; age: 42

He was serving with No 898 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Cagliari (St Michele) Communal Cemetery

13-Dec

AC2

JOHNSTON, WILLIAM GEORGE  (1120543)  RAFVR; age: 36

He had been serving with an unknown unit in the Far East when captured but died in Japanese captivity on board the Nichinan Maru whilst being transported to Java from the Molucca Islands.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Dec

WO II

ZAIA SHLIMON  (903)  IL; age: ?

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

13-Dec

Sgt

JEFFERIES, HARRY ROY  (572889)  RAF; age: 22

He was serving at Mountain View and was killed in a ground accident.  He is buried in Trenton (St George's) Cemetery

13-Dec

Sgt

PRICE, GEORGE  (541549)  RAF; age: 27

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 N Ireland?.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery

13-Dec

AC2

JACKSON, JAMES  (1551994)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

13-Dec

LACW

DICK, ANN HENDERSON  (2046912)  WAAF; age: ?

She was serving in the UK and died after a short illness in Brechin Hospital.  She is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis.

14-Dec

Flt Lt

WAKELING, ROBERT FREDERICK GERALD  (46719)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, FD549 'Y' of No 63 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Cassels.  He is buried in Esquelbecq Military Cemetery

14-Dec

Flt Sgt

DANIELL, CHARLES HENRY MCKENZIE  (414207)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, KV929 of No 108 Sqn, which died from injuries sustained when the aircraft crashed at Luqa as it attempted to land on one engine whilst returning from a test flight the previous day.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

14-Dec

WO

CRAWLEY, CHRISTOPHER WILLIAM  (412403)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN147 of No 111 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol near Cassino and was last seen in combat with a Fw 190.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

14-Dec

LAC

COX, WALTER JOHN  (1056153)  RAFVR; age: 23

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

14-Dec

Plt Off

BROWN, CAROL HERBERT  (155367)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Harrow II, K7005 of No 271 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Inishowen Head in Ireland whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Doncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery

14-Dec

LAC

JAMES, ALBERT EDWARD  (942850)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Harrow II, K7005 of No 271 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Inishowen Head in Ireland whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Evesham Cemetery

14-Dec

Flt Sgt

SHAW, ARTHUR BAIN  (1126638)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Harrow II, K7005 of No 271 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Inishowen Head in Ireland whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Norbury (St Thomas) Churchyard

14-Dec

LAC

TABERNER, JOHN THURSTON  (993107)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Harrow II, K7005 of No 271 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Inishowen Head in Ireland whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Wallasey (Frankby) Cemetery

14-Dec

Plt Off

PODOBINSKI, Stanislaw (P.1691)  PAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN856  of No 303 Sqn, which flew into Snaefell on the Isle of Man whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Jurby (St Patrick) Churchyard

14-Dec

WO

JOHNSTONE, MAXWELL RUPERT  (302783)  RAF; age: 59

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 934 Sqn, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Plymouth.  He is buried in Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery

14-Dec

AC1

OLIVER, LANCELOT FRANK  (1460209)  RAFVR; age: 38

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2840 Sqn RAF Regiment, the circumstances of which have yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Hailsham Cemetery

14-Dec

LAC

JONES, DAVID IEUAN LLEWELLYN  (1313645)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 23 SFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery

14-Dec

AC1

REDDIN, OSBORNE CYRIL  (1427797)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 330 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

14-Dec

LAC

DONOVAN, JOHN HENRY  (1265496)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was serving at Bone at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery

15-Dec

Fg Off

DAVIES, WALTER HOUGHTON  (130547)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK131 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise and was found three weeks later in shallow water near Nassau.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-Dec

WO II

KEARNEY, WALLACE DAVID  (R/115087)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK131 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise and was found three weeks later in shallow water near Nassau.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-Dec

WO II

READY, GORDON LEONARD  (R/114466)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK131 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise and was found three weeks later in shallow water near Nassau.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-Dec

Sgt

SIMPKIN, GRAHAM FREDERICK  (1322793)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK131 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise and was found three weeks later in shallow water near Nassau.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-Dec

Flt Sgt

THOMAS, STEPHEN GEORGE  (1314103)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK131 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise and was found three weeks later in shallow water near Nassau.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-Dec

Flt Sgt

TUXILL, FRANK ROBERT  (1312760)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK131 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a navigation exercise and was found three weeks later in shallow water near Nassau.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

15-Dec

Flt Lt

CARTER, EDWARD ALBERT  (104344)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Vengence IA, EZ869 'D' of No 82 Sqn, which crashed in flames whilst making a dive bombing attack on Satyoga Creek, possibly as a result of hit by AA fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Dec

Flt Lt

METHERELL, DAVID WILLIAM  (39927)  RNZAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Vengence IA, EZ869 'D' of No 82 Sqn, which crashed in flames whilst making a dive bombing attack on Satyoga Creek, possibly as a result of hit by AA fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

15-Dec

LAC

HAYES, HERBERT  (981225)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Hintok of No 100 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

15-Dec

Plt Off

TURNER, WILFRED EDWARD BOLTON  (414360)  RNZAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in died from a fractured skull sustained when he his head hit a low bridge whilst he was standing on the tailboard of a truck in which he was travelling back to the airfield from an evening out in Aleppo. of No 154 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Aleppo War Cemetery

15-Dec

Fg Off

RICHARDS, CHARLES GORDON  (119264)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP912 of No 182 Sqn, which was last seen off the French coast following an operation to Londinieres.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Dec

Flt Sgt

GRANT, DONALD COCKBURN  (972098)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ124 of No 211 Sqn, which crashed near Ranchi after hitting a tree whilst low flying.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

15-Dec

Flt Lt

DAVIES, FRANK SIDNEY  (79579)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was probably killed whilst flying in Henley III, L3336 of No 595 Sqn, which crashed near Tenby in Pembrokeshire.  He is buried in St Issells Cemetery

15-Dec

Fg Off

ROBERTSON, JOHN CORRY  (151588)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Henley III, L3336 of No 595 Sqn, which crashed near Tenby in Pembrokeshire.  He is buried in St Issells Cemetery

15-Dec

Sgt

BURLEIGH, HERBERT KEITH  (49216)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland, HK573 of No 10 (RAAF), which he was fatally wounded whilst throwing the aircraft's guns overboard in order to lighten the aircraft which had lost two propellers shortly after the patrol began.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

15-Dec

LAC

ROWBOTHAM, CHARLES JAMES  (1227078)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 224 Grp at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

15-Dec

Fg Off

GREATREX, ARTHUR JULIAN  (145045)  RAF; age: 23

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, BR410 of No 74 OTU, which crashed near Athanya after hitting a pylon whilst low flying.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

15-Dec

AC1

FLOYD, WILLIAM NEVILLE  (1082769)  RAFVR; age: ?

He had been serving at Kallang when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Haruku.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

15-Dec

LACW

HOPKINS, EILEEN MARGARET  (2076304)  WAAF; age: 20

She 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 Bridgend.  She is buried in Brecon (St David) Churchyard.

15-Dec

LAC

EVANS, DAVID ALLEN  (932044)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving in the UK and died from injuries sustained in a car crash on the main Burton road between Littleover and Findern.  He is buried in Rhondda (Treorchy) Cemetery.

15-Dec

LAC

MONK, CYRIL HENRY  (1079992)  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 Swansea.  He is buried in Pembroke (St Daniel) Churchyard

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

HEDGES, RAYMOND EDGAR  (1800194)  RAFVR; age: 35

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA853 MG-L of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

HURST, JAMES  (1817269)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA853 MG-L of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

McWHA, REGINALD DOUGLAS  (414816)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA853 MG-L of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

ROBINSON, CHARLES LLOYD  (412270)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA853 MG-L of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery

16-Dec

WO

WATERMAN, WILLIAM MAITLAND  (415061)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA853 MG-L of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

BUTTERWORTH, JOHN  (408306)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA853 MG-L of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

WO

WATSON, WALLACE ARTHUR  (412327)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA853 MG-L of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

McMILLAN, RONALD ROBERT  (425409)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB543 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

TUCKER, ALFRED ARTHUR  (1385164)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB543 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

TYLER, GEOFFREY  (415286)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB543 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

UNDERHILL, CLIFFORD REGINALD  (1581877)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB543 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

WILSON, WILLIAM PRIMROSE  (1452338)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB543 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Germany during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sqn Ldr

GIBSON, ARTHUR  (61043)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB552 MG-K of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Werlte during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

HARTSHORN, ALFRED HENRY  (1358147)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB552 MG-K of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Werlte during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

JACKSON-BAKER, TERENCE WALTER  (133512)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB552 MG-K of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Werlte during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

MacDONALD, IAN ROY  (127172)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB552 MG-K of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Werlte during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

OSBORN, ARTHUR WILLIAM  (159514)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB552 MG-K of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Werlte during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Lt

PETRIE, JOHN RUSSELL  (414337)  RNZAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB552 MG-K of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Werlte during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

SEERY, CLIFFORD JAMES  (1112458)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB552 MG-K of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Werlte during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

BUNTAIN, WILLIAM ROBERT  (1822100)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB656 MG-D of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Alkmaar in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Oterleek (Stompetoren) Churchyard

16-Dec

Sgt

BUSHELL, HENRY BERNARD  (1079812)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB656 MG-D of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Alkmaar in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Oterleek (Stompetoren) Churchyard

16-Dec

Fg Off

LUTHER, CLIVE PROSDOCIMI  (424546)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB656 MG-D of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Alkmaar in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Oterleek (Stompetoren) Churchyard

16-Dec

Fg Off

RUSH, FRANCIS WILLIAM  (30245)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB656 MG-D of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Alkmaar in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Oterleek (Stompetoren) Churchyard

16-Dec

Fg Off

SCOTT, WILLIAM VERDUN  (413277)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB656 MG-D of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Alkmaar in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Oterleek (Stompetoren) Churchyard

16-Dec

Sgt

WIGHTMAN, KENNETH  (642881)  RAF; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB656 MG-D of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Alkmaar in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Oterleek (Stompetoren) Churchyard

16-Dec

Sgt

BARONI, RAYMOND JOHN  (R/196074)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV293 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Eberswalde-Finow during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

BAYLDON, RICHARD ANTHONY  (156689)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV293 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Eberswalde-Finow during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

COPE, FRANCIS SIDNEY  (1715960)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV293 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Eberswalde-Finow during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

EGAN, EDWARD  (1433364)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV293 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Eberswalde-Finow during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

OTTER, BERNARD  (132742)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV293 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Eberswalde-Finow during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

RICHARDSON, ARNOLD  (1020385)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV293 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Eberswalde-Finow during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

WIDDOP, JOHN KENDALL  (656756)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV293 WS-Y of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Eberswalde-Finow during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

ADAMS, NORMAN ELLIS  (1233375)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE188 WS-B of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Saltzbergen during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

BAUMANN, ALBERT ELVIN  (1293621)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE188 WS-B of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Saltzbergen during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

BLACK, IAN CAMPBELL BENNETT  (155222)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE188 WS-B of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Saltzbergen during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

BROTHERS, GEORGE  (658866)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE188 WS-B of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Saltzbergen during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

BUTTON, EDWARD LIONEL  (917093)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE188 WS-B of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Saltzbergen during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

GORDON, DOUGLAS TRAVELL  (658700)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE188 WS-B of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Saltzbergen during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

McTAGGART, GEORGE ERNEST  (J/14784)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE188 WS-B of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Saltzbergen during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

MATHEWSON, JAMES  (970362)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL534 of No 27 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and was last seen heading north near Padau.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

16-Dec

Plt Off

VINCENT, RONALD STUART  (169090)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL534 of No 27 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie and was last seen heading north near Padau.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

16-Dec

Sgt

BLACKMORE, JOHN CHARLES  (578348)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV238 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

CHEW, BERNARD  (1678429)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV238 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

MELIA, THOMAS BERNARD  (161688)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV238 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

MOODIE, ARTHUR THANE  (160129)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV238 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

ROLLIN, DONALD ALBERT  (155787)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV238 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

STANDING, REGINALD  (1397365)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV238 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

TOCHER, ERIC JAMES  (1372393)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV238 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

DAY, WILFRED ROBERT  (1452920)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, JB545 EA-O of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Weststellingwerf (Wolvega) General Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

HOLLOWAY, EDWARD  (1580024)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, JB545 EA-O of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Weststellingwerf (Wolvega) General Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

KING, BEDE JAMES VEITCH  (423760)  RAAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, JB545 EA-O of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Weststellingwerf (Wolvega) General Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

LOSA, RICARDO  (R/154427)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, JB545 EA-O of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Weststellingwerf (Wolvega) General Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

MARSLAND, ALBERT EDGAR ARTHUR  (1214303)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, JB545 EA-O of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Weststellingwerf (Wolvega) General Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

RATCLIFFE, GORDON LENNOX  (158689)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, JB545 EA-O of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Weststellingwerf (Wolvega) General Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

REES, WILLIAM THOMAS  (1313451)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, JB545 EA-O of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Weststellingwerf (Wolvega) General Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

WARNER, JOHN ALBERT  (2209337)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF163 JN-L of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Sutton in Cambridgeshire in poor visibility on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Frisians.  He is buried in Bootle Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

EMMERSON, RONALD HARRY  (410330)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF163 JN-L of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Sutton in Cambridgeshire in poor visibility on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Frisians.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

JENKIN, RALPH FRANCIS  (416119)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF163 JN-L of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Sutton in Cambridgeshire in poor visibility on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Frisians.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

KINROSS, COLIN JOHN  (417069)  RNZAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF163 JN-L of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Sutton in Cambridgeshire in poor visibility on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Frisians.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

SAVAGE, WILLIS ARTHUR  (1503913)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF163 JN-L of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Sutton in Cambridgeshire in poor visibility on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Frisians.  He is buried in Pendlebury (St John) Churchyard

16-Dec

Sgt

ASKEW, RAYMOND  (1477972)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF163 JN-L of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Sutton in Cambridgeshire in poor visibility on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Frisians.  He is buried in Seaton Hirst (St John) Churchyard

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

BATTLE, ERNEST JOHN  (413943)  RAAF; age: 22

He was serving with No 97 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

BUTLER, ROBERT  (139687)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, JA963 OF-Q of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on  a raid  to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

LITTLE, GORDON JAMES  (J/25849)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, JA963 OF-Q of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on  a raid  to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

McINTYRE, NORMAN GREGOR  (414154)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, JA963 OF-Q of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on  a raid  to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Lt

BRILL, DAVID JAMES  (106881)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, JA963 OF-Q of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on  a raid  to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Sgt

CHAPPELL, HARRY  (1094495)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, JA963 OF-Q of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on  a raid  to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Flt Lt

HANDLEY, ROWLAND ERNEST  (137652)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, JA963 OF-Q of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on  a raid  to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Sgt

STONE, JOHN  (572912)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, JA963 OF-Q of No 97 Sqn, which was lost on  a raid  to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Wg Cdr

HOLFORD, DAVID WILLIAM  (41704)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB560 HW-N of No 100 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid to Berlin at Barnoldby near Grimsby.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

WAREHAM, HAROLD BAXTER  (J/19309)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB560 HW-N of No 100 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid to Berlin at Barnoldby near Grimsby.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

WO

WHYBROW, HORACE  (910596)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB560 HW-N of No 100 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid to Berlin at Barnoldby near Grimsby.  He is buried in Over (St Mary) Churchyard

16-Dec

Sgt

WUNDERLEY, JOSEPH  (1684109)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB560 HW-N of No 100 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid to Berlin at Barnoldby near Grimsby.  He is buried in Salford (Agecroft) Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

MASON, ROBERT EDWARD  (162612)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB560 HW-N of No 100 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid to Berlin at Barnoldby near Grimsby.  He is buried in Winchcombe (Greet Road) Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

BAMFORD, JOHN  (1428219)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB596 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid to Berlin at Barnoldby near Grimsby.  He is buried in Beeston and Stapleford (Stapleford) Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

VIGGERS, SIDNEY DAVID  (1653453)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB596 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid to Berlin at Barnoldby near Grimsby.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

HEATON, BERNARD  (1456983)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB596 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid to Berlin at Barnoldby near Grimsby.  He is buried in Crigglestone Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

PROUDFOOT, ROBERT LAVAL  (133419)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB596 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid to Berlin at Barnoldby near Grimsby.  He is buried in Orsett (St Giles and All Saints) Churchyard

16-Dec

Sgt

CLARKE, JOHN EDWARD  (1803722)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV300 SR-W of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

JORDAN, ERIC RONALD EDWARD  (1275767)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV300 SR-W of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Lt

MACFARLANE, RONALD ERNEST  (J/16696)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV300 SR-W of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

WESTALL, FREDERICK RONALD  (1394339)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV300 SR-W of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

WILSON, LEONARD DINSDALE  (1621809)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV300 SR-W of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Lemsterland (Lemmer) General Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

HARVEY, DONALD BRUCE  (1394496)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV300 SR-W of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Sgt

IRELAND, JOHN  (1435308)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV300 SR-W of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Fg Off

THOMPSON, LORNE EDGAR  (J/17581)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV300 SR-W of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

WO

CAMPBELL, HUGH  (415115)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB658 of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Doberitz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

CHAMBERS, WILLIAM HENRY  (1620466)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB658 of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Doberitz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

MOORE, THOMAS WATSON  (1081184)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB658 of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Doberitz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

ALDERTON, PHILIP WILLIAM  (545761)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB658 of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Doberitz during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

HARTLEY, MATTHEW  (1450365)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB658 of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Doberitz during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

McGRATH, DENIS  (641119)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB658 of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Doberitz during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Sgt

O'NEILL, CHARLES  (1821708)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB658 of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Doberitz during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Sgt

COOPMAN, PETER  (1579993)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB670 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Ulceby after colliding with LM322 of No 576 Sqn as they took off from Elsham Wold for a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

COPPING, FREDERICK STANLEY  (1804993)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB670 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Ulceby after colliding with LM322 of No 576 Sqn as they took off from Elsham Wold for a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

JAQUES, CHARLES REGINALD  (136865)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB670 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Ulceby after colliding with LM322 of No 576 Sqn as they took off from Elsham Wold for a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

KAY, THOMAS LESLIE HOBSON  (413390)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB670 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Ulceby after colliding with LM322 of No 576 Sqn as they took off from Elsham Wold for a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

PLAMPTON, CYRIL WALTER  (1602397)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB670 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Ulceby after colliding with LM322 of No 576 Sqn as they took off from Elsham Wold for a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

RICHTER, VALENTINE (VAL)  (1271609)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB670 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Ulceby after colliding with LM322 of No 576 Sqn as they took off from Elsham Wold for a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

FURRIE, FRANCIS ANDREW  (980286)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB670 of No 103 Sqn, which crashed near Ulceby after colliding with LM322 of No 576 Sqn as they took off from Elsham Wold for a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in New Stevenston (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

MARTIN, MAURICE JACK  (1576432)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB638 ZN-G of No 106 Sqn, which came down near  Achmer during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

COULTON, JAMES  (525073)  RAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB638 ZN-G of No 106 Sqn, which came down near  Achmer during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

FRANKISH, CHARLES  (1071461)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB638 ZN-G of No 106 Sqn, which came down near  Achmer during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

GRUNDY, ERIC GRANVILLE  (1526055)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB638 ZN-G of No 106 Sqn, which came down near  Achmer during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

HACKETT, ROY EDWARD  (1600315)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB638 ZN-G of No 106 Sqn, which came down near  Achmer during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

KITE, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (1393059)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB638 ZN-G of No 106 Sqn, which came down near  Achmer during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

STORER, COLIN HARRISON  (149617)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB638 ZN-G of No 106 Sqn, which came down near  Achmer during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

OWEN, GILBERT  (174323)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8290 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on a convoy heading for Ancona.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

COE, COLIN  (1291120)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8290 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on a convoy heading for Ancona.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

LLOYD, RICHARD HERBERT  (1605342)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8290 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on a convoy heading for Ancona.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

SHEEKEY, TERENCE BRUCE  (412720)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8290 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on a convoy heading for Ancona.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

COWDREY, ALFRED GEORGE ROBERT  (643825)  RAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS835 KO-K of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Heemskerk in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Heemskerk Protestant Churchyard

16-Dec

Plt Off

DOWNS, ERNEST JOHN HAMLIN  (162544)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS835 KO-K of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Heemskerk in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Heemskerk Protestant Churchyard

16-Dec

Sgt

HAWKINS, RONALD  (1585262)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS835 KO-K of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Heemskerk in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Heemskerk Protestant Churchyard

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

LEWIS, ISLWYN  (1314450)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS835 KO-K of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Heemskerk in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Heemskerk Protestant Churchyard

16-Dec

Plt Off

NEWTON, NORMAN THOMAS  (416526)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS835 KO-K of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Heemskerk in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Heemskerk Protestant Churchyard

16-Dec

Sgt

RAY, GEOFFREY ARTHUR WILLIAM  (1323244)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS835 KO-K of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Heemskerk in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Heemskerk Protestant Churchyard

16-Dec

Sgt

SEATTER, MARCUS  (1461723)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS835 KO-K of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Heemskerk in Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Heemskerk Protestant Churchyard

16-Dec

Sqn Ldr

DEBENHAM, KENNETH BARRY LEMPRIERE  (81656)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Spitfire VC, JK643 or ? of No 126 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR search over the Gulf of Drin.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

16-Dec

Wg Cdr

WOODS, ERIC NORMAN DFC and Bar (60119)  RAFVR; age: 33

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Spitfire VC, JK643 or ? of No 126 Sqn, which failed to return from an ASR search over the Gulf of Drin.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

16-Dec

Flt Lt

AUBERT, CHARLES OSCAR  (403490)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JR216 GT-W of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

FISHER, WILLIAM STARKEY  (1098374)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JR216 GT-W of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Sqn Ldr

HADLEY, RONALD  (102608)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JR216 GT-W of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Flt Lt

POULTON, NORMAN THOMAS RIGGALL  (400820)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JR216 GT-W of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Flt Lt

POWELL, LESLIE JOHN  (406873)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JR216 GT-W of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Flt Lt

SAMUEL, JOHN FREDERICK  (400999)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JR216 GT-W of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Fg Off

SMITH, ROBERT SIDNEY  (403766)  RAAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JR216 GT-W of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Flt Lt

TRILSBECK, THEODORE  (J/10163)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JR216 GT-W of No 156 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Sgt

CLARKE, FREDERICK FRANCIS  (1334192)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED411 AS-H2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

CLIFFORD, RALPH COLIN  (1851281)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED411 AS-H2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

CUSHING, CHARLES  (1615703)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED411 AS-H2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

DRAKE, GEORGE  (136363)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED411 AS-H2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

POLLETT, PETER WALTER ROBERT  (133390)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED411 AS-H2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

SPEIRS, ERIC  (1500014)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED411 AS-H2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

SQUAIR, FRED ROBERT MAXWELL  (1574376)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED411 AS-H2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

RUDDEN, TERENCE  (1676327)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM385 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Caistor on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Brigg Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

ALLEN, WARD WILLIAM JAMES  (R/179370)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM385 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Caistor on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

HANEY, BRUCE WISMER  (R/158965)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM385 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Caistor on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

HINE, HENRY GEORGE ALFRED  (1394419)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM385 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Caistor on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

MURPHY, JOHN HENRY  (425337)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM385 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Caistor on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

MILLER, STANLEY FREDERICK  (1503799)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM385 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Caistor on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Scarborough (Manor Road) Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

MILES, HENRY EDWIN  (1237269)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM385 of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Caistor on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Wasperton (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

STONE, ROBERT JAMES  (R/161496)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE141 EM-P of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Magdeburg during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Sgt

TAKLE, ERNEST JOHN  (1408456)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, EE141 EM-P of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Magdeburg during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Fg Off

BECKETT, ALFRED FRANCIS  (145778)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8877 of No 255 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Grottaglie.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

COGGINS, WILLIAM ROGER  (142067)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8877 of No 255 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Grottaglie.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

COLLIER, CLARENCE MELVILLE  (J/23592)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB477 LQ-O of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Graveley airfield on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

STAMERS, DOUGLAS HAZEN  (J/21532)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB477 LQ-O of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Graveley airfield on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

STRANG, GERALD LEE  (R/171882)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB477 LQ-O of No 405 Sqn, which crashed near Graveley airfield on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

WOOD, KENNETH ROY  (1606542)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS737 EQ-C of No 408 Sqn, which crashed on the North Yorkshire Moors near Helmsley as it descended through the overcast on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Brighton and Preston Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

DEE, TIMOTHY I'ANSON  (1459666)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS737 EQ-C of No 408 Sqn, which crashed on the North Yorkshire Moors near Helmsley as it descended through the overcast on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Croxton (St John) Churchyard

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

BOILY, JOSEPH OMER EMILE JULES  (R/96901)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS737 EQ-C of No 408 Sqn, which crashed on the North Yorkshire Moors near Helmsley as it descended through the overcast on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

MARYNOWSKI, MICHAEL EDMUND  (J/22410)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS737 EQ-C of No 408 Sqn, which crashed on the North Yorkshire Moors near Helmsley as it descended through the overcast on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

BESSE, CLAUDE ANDREW  (R/167515)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL676 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Fg Off

GIERULSKI, TED CHARLES  (J/22069)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL676 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Sgt

MAHER, MICHAEL  (549483)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL676 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Flt Lt

MAITLAND, WILLIAM JOHN  (J/15405)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL676 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

PETTITT, ROLAND  (R/142882)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL676 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Sgt

ROBERTSON, JOHN JAMES  (1367800)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL676 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

WO II

SAUNDERS, JOSEPH EVANS  (R/126367)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL676 EQ-E of No 408 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Fg Off

MORRIS, HOWARD PAUL  (J/14392)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS779 OW-Q of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Hunsingore near Wetherby on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Dec

WO II

STEWART, REGINALD DONALD  (R/130152)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS779 OW-Q of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Hunsingore near Wetherby on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

HAMILTON, WILLIAM  (129614)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS779 OW-Q of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Hunsingore near Wetherby on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hove New Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

SALE, LESLIE  (1491828)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS779 OW-Q of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Hunsingore near Wetherby on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Mexborough Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

GREENWELL, JOHN  (933268)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS779 OW-Q of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Hunsingore near Wetherby on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Willesden New Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

JOHNSTON, ANGUS AUGUSTUS  (J/19288)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS837 of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Yearsley near York on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

JONES, GEORGE MACDONALD  (J/18865)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS837 of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Yearsley near York on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Dec

Sqn Ldr

KNEALE, THOMAS MATTHEW  (J/14999)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS837 of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Yearsley near York on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

MacKAY, JAMES  (J/20832)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS837 of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Yearsley near York on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

MARKS, ROBERT PHILIP  (161746)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS837 of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Yearsley near York on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

PRILL, MAURICE MILTON  (J/18880)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS837 of No 426 Sqn, which crashed at Yearsley near York on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

ARCHIBALD, LEWIS PERCIVAL  (J/18858)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS846 OW-X of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

ATKIN, RAYMOND  (1815273)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS846 OW-X of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

HURLEY, HAROLD JAMES  (J/19164)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS846 OW-X of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

LACHANCE, JOSEPH LEONIDAS ROGER ROLLAND  (J/18922)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS846 OW-X of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

MORRISON, NORMAN BYNG  (J/18881)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS846 OW-X of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

WO II

NEWCOMBE, JACK DUNBAR  (R/58803)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS846 OW-X of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over France during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

WO I

BRIEGEL, JAMES STUART  (R/113427)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS831 QO-N of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Leeuwarden (Huizum) Protestant Churchyard

16-Dec

Flt Off

FISHER, W C USAAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS831 QO-N of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Leeuwarden (Huizum) Protestant Churchyard

16-Dec

Sgt

HUGHES, RAYMOND  (1808927)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS831 QO-N of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Leeuwarden (Huizum) Protestant Churchyard

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

PRAGNELL, THOMAS WALTER  (1219197)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS831 QO-N of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Leeuwarden (Huizum) Protestant Churchyard

16-Dec

WO

SAUNDERS, RAYMOND KENNETH  (406814)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS831 QO-N of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Leeuwarden (Huizum) Protestant Churchyard

16-Dec

WO

TURNER, HERBERT ALBERT  (18079)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS831 QO-N of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Holland during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Leeuwarden (Huizum) Protestant Churchyard

16-Dec

Fg Off

GARMENT, HEDLEY HOWARD  (145021)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV173 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed near Caistor on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Ruislip (St Martin) Churchyard Extension

16-Dec

Fg Off

DEDMAN, HAROLD GEORGE DAY  (415467)  RAAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB657 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed at Market Stainton near Louth after clipping some trees on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

HALSTEAD, WILLIAM KEVIN  (414349)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB657 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed at Market Stainton near Louth after clipping some trees on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

HOWIE, CHARLES GORDON  (414938)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB657 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed at Market Stainton near Louth after clipping some trees on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

McKENZIE, JOHN  (573805)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB657 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed at Market Stainton near Louth after clipping some trees on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

MOYNAGH, REGINALD ALBERT  (407391)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB657 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed at Market Stainton near Louth after clipping some trees on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

PETERSEN, HARRY HARCOURT  (413890)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB657 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed at Market Stainton near Louth after clipping some trees on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

RANDALL, FRANCIS ARCHIBALD  (413896)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB657 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed at Market Stainton near Louth after clipping some trees on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

ANGUS, CHARLES WILLIAM  (1385016)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX296 of No 466 Sqn, which crashed into a tree whilst attempting an emergency landing near Hutton Cranswick during a training flight.  He is buried in Consett (Benfieldside) Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

GRIBBLE, EDWARD HENRY  (413577)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX296 of No 466 Sqn, which crashed into a tree whilst attempting an emergency landing near Hutton Cranswick during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

ROYNON, EDWARD JOHN  (1314292)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX296 of No 466 Sqn, which crashed into a tree whilst attempting an emergency landing near Hutton Cranswick during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Lt

JOHNSON, ROY PERCIVAL  (67059)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, BS491 of No 541 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Backwell in Somerset on its return from Gibraltar in bad weather.  He is buried in Addington (St Mary) Churchyard, Surrey

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

CHAPMAN, CYRIL  (1425936)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV342 UL-G2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Lichtenberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

RUSSOM, ERIC  (1214848)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV342 UL-G2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Lichtenberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

BARRETT, JACK LESLIE  (577074)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV342 UL-G2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Lichtenberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Fg Off

BLACKMORE, GEOFFREY LIVINGSTONE  (422388)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV342 UL-G2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Lichtenberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

HARRIS, ALBERT ALFRED  (417837)  RAAF; age: 33

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV342 UL-G2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Lichtenberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Fg Off

McARA, RONALD STENHOUSE  (134095)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV342 UL-G2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Lichtenberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

WESTERN, MALCOLM GEORGE  (417917)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV342 UL-G2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Lichtenberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Sgt

CALDWELL, JOHN HAMILTON  (1370276)  RAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM322 UL-B2 of No 576 Sqn, which crashed near Ulceby after colliding with JB670 of No 103 Sqn as they took off from Elsham Wold for a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

CRITCHLEY, GEORGE GORDON  (1515736)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM322 UL-B2 of No 576 Sqn, which crashed near Ulceby after colliding with JB670 of No 103 Sqn as they took off from Elsham Wold for a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

CULL, STANLEY VICTOR  (1814522)  RAFVR; age: 18

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM322 UL-B2 of No 576 Sqn, which crashed near Ulceby after colliding with JB670 of No 103 Sqn as they took off from Elsham Wold for a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

ELLIS, PETER MARTIN CROWLE  (1388790)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM322 UL-B2 of No 576 Sqn, which crashed near Ulceby after colliding with JB670 of No 103 Sqn as they took off from Elsham Wold for a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

ROSS, JOSEPH WILLIAM  (1804080)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM322 UL-B2 of No 576 Sqn, which crashed near Ulceby after colliding with JB670 of No 103 Sqn as they took off from Elsham Wold for a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

SCOTT, FREDERICK ROY  (413903)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM322 UL-B2 of No 576 Sqn, which crashed near Ulceby after colliding with JB670 of No 103 Sqn as they took off from Elsham Wold for a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

WICKS, BRIAN PRICE  (416815)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM322 UL-B2 of No 576 Sqn, which crashed near Ulceby after colliding with JB670 of No 103 Sqn as they took off from Elsham Wold for a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

BANKS, LESLIE  (1531755)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA867 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Eberswalde-Finow during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

CORBITT, DANIEL  (1591475)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA867 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Eberswalde-Finow during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

DE VRIES, HENRY ANDREW  (134208)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA867 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Eberswalde-Finow during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

DEARDEN, ROBERT FRANCIS  (1590663)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA867 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Eberswalde-Finow during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

GENNIS, MAX  (J/22054)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA867 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Eberswalde-Finow during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

GRAY, JOHN  (620057)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA867 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Eberswalde-Finow during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

LONEY, GLEN BENSON  (J/18815)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA867 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Eberswalde-Finow during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

TAYLOR, SIDNEY ALAN  (1583320)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED951 CF-A of No 625 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Ayton-le-Wold in Lincolnshire on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

DRAYCOTT, GEORGE ARTHUR  (1436076)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED951 CF-A of No 625 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Ayton-le-Wold in Lincolnshire on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Wigston Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

ADAMS, GILBERT ERNEST  (54003)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM424 CF-B of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

BAKER, DONALD  (169107)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM424 CF-B of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Plt Off

BATCHELOR, GEORGE WILLIAM FREDERICK  (169468)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM424 CF-B of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Lt

CRIMMINS, WILLIAM DENNIS  (J/16533)  RCAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM424 CF-B of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

ROBINSON, CLIFFORD  (1677459)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM424 CF-B of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

WATMOUGH, KENNETH  (1213427)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM424 CF-B of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Diepholz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

16-Dec

AC2

HEELEY, ERIC  (1694307)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 141 RSU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

16-Dec

AC1

MARTIN, ALBERT HENRY  (1153062)  RAFVR; age: 29

He had been serving with No 151 MU when captured but died in Japanese captivity on board the Nichinan Maru whilst being transported to Java from the Molucca Islands.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

16-Dec

Sgt

WOOLCOCK, ROY HENRY  (1316601)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM307 GP-T of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Newark on Trent shortly after taking off from Winthorpe for night circuit training.  He is buried in Ford Park Cemetery (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery) (Pennycomequick)

16-Dec

Sgt

AUSTIN, WILLIAM STANLEY  (1457372)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM307 GP-T of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Newark on Trent shortly after taking off from Winthorpe for night circuit training.  He is buried in Leeds (Hunslet New) Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

LAWRANCE, LAURENCE BERT  (1582751)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM307 GP-T of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Newark on Trent shortly after taking off from Winthorpe for night circuit training.  He is buried in Leicester (Saffron Hill) Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

BALDWIN, ROBERT WILLIAM  (R/163624)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM307 GP-T of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Newark on Trent shortly after taking off from Winthorpe for night circuit training.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

EAGER, WILLIAM HEDLEY  (J/17626)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM307 GP-T of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Newark on Trent shortly after taking off from Winthorpe for night circuit training.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Lt

HANDLEY, ROWLAND ERNEST  (137652)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM307 GP-T of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Newark on Trent shortly after taking off from Winthorpe for night circuit training.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Dec

Plt Off

HAMPSON, KENNETH CLIFFORD  (170426)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM307 GP-T of No 1661 HCU, which crashed near Newark on Trent shortly after taking off from Winthorp for night circuit training.  He is buried in Oxford (Rose Hill) Cemetery.

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

FINDLEY, JOHN ELLIS  (412941)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT669 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed on approach to land at Blyton at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

HOSKINGS, EDWARD  (425014)  RAAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT669 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed on approach to land at Blyton at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

STRAWBRIDGE, ERIC JOHN  (426927)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT669 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed on approach to land at Blyton at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

TOY, NOEL RICHARD BRITTAN  (41485)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT669 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed on approach to land at Blyton at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

VAUTIER, GERNAULT MERVYN  (410273)  RAAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT669 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed on approach to land at Blyton at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

BOTTLE, ROBERT EDWARD CHARLES  (1604911)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT669 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed on approach to land at Blyton at the end of a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Havant and Waterloo (Waterlooville) Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

FLETCHER, LESLIE  (151050)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB208 OO-R of No 1663 HCU, which crashed near Whixley after emerging from cloud during a local night flying exercise.  He is buried in Barnsley (Ardsley) Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

TAIT, HUGH MATHESON  (R/156125)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB185 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Faldingworth during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Flt Sgt

WIGHTMAN, KEVIN FREDERICK  (417610)  RAAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB185 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Faldingworth during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

16-Dec

Sgt

STONEMAN, REGINALD TARBAT  (912203)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB185 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Faldingworth during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Farnborough (St Giles the Abbot) Churchyard

16-Dec

Sgt

PENNINGTON, JACK  (1040748)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB185 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Faldingworth during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Orrell (St Luke) Churchyard

16-Dec

Sgt

POOLE, HARRY  (1105804)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB185 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Faldingworth during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Over (St Chad) Churchyard

16-Dec

Sgt

COX, LESLIE ROBERT  (1685621)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB185 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Faldingworth during a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Sutton Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

CAMERON, ALLAN REID  (J/25525)  RCAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB185 of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Faldingworth during a night flying exercise.  He was cremated at  Nottingham Crematorium

16-Dec

AC2

WOOD, GEORGE JOHN  (1804395)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Harvard I, P5954 of No 20 SFTS, which crashed in the area of Marandellas in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

16-Dec

Cpl

JOYCE, STANLEY CHARLES  (904445)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was serving with No 5009 AMES at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Trincomalee War Cemetery

16-Dec

Cpl

MAWSON, WILFRED  (871786)  AuxAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK537 of the AFEE, which crashed on the approach to Sherburn-in-Elmet after hitting an embankment in fog during an air test.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery

16-Dec

Fg Off

CLOVER, BRIAN ROBERT  (50694)  RAF; age: 31

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

16-Dec

LAC

DONALD, ARCHIBALD  (1342882)  RAFVR; age: 22

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

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