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Casualties - 19 - 20 December 1943


19-Dec

Flt Sgt

BOUCHIER, ANTHONY WALLACE  (1335662)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IXC, MA511 of No 72 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Cecaro whilst pursuing a Bf 109.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

19-Dec

Sgt

POLLAND, JOSEPH NORMAN  (1485923)  RAFVR; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB364 NF-R of No 138 Sqn, which crashed near Henlow after hitting a factory chimney at Arlesey brickworks during a training flight.  He is buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery

19-Dec

Sgt

MACINTYRE, ALEXANDER JOHN  (873863)  AuxAF; age: 36

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB364 NF-R of No 138 Sqn, which crashed near Henlow after hitting a factory chimney at Arlesey brickworks during a training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

19-Dec

Plt Off

WOOLLDRIDGE, CYRIL ARTHUR  (155858)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB364 NF-R of No 138 Sqn, which crashed near Henlow after hitting a factory chimney at Arlesey brickworks during a training flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

19-Dec

Sgt

HOUGHTON, HAROLD MAITLAND  (1543667)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB364 NF-R of No 138 Sqn, which crashed near Henlow after hitting a factory chimney at Arlesey brickworks during a training flight.  He is buried in Horwich (Ridgmont) Cemetery

19-Dec

Sgt

ADAMS, FRANK HENRY  (1395215)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB364 NF-R of No 138 Sqn, which crashed near Henlow after hitting a factory chimney at Arlesey brickworks during a training flight.  He is buried in Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

19-Dec

Sgt

MOONEY, JOHN EDWARD  (1032093)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB364 NF-R of No 138 Sqn, which crashed near Henlow after hitting a factory chimney at Arlesey brickworks during a training flight.  He is buried in Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery

19-Dec

Sgt

KIDD, CYRIL ADDISON  (2210121)  RAFVR; age: 37

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB364 NF-R of No 138 Sqn, which crashed near Henlow after hitting a factory chimney at Arlesey brickworks during a training flight.  He is buried in Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery

19-Dec

Sgt

HIGHAM, STANLEY  (1523110)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB364 NF-R of No 138 Sqn, which crashed near Henlow after hitting a factory chimney at Arlesey brickworks during a training flight.  He is buried in Mawdesley (St Peter) Churchyard

19-Dec

Sgt

WILLIAMS, HUBERT GWYN  (1394323)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB364 NF-R of No 138 Sqn, which crashed near Henlow after hitting a factory chimney at Arlesey brickworks during a training flight.  He is buried in Taliaris (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

19-Dec

LAC

BROWN, ROY  (1530549)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was serving with No 215 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

19-Dec

Plt Off

HICKES, PETER IRELAND  (161277)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in either Hurricane IIB, BG688 or PJ785 of No 258 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft of the same unit.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

19-Dec

Flt Lt

NASH, ALEXANDER DESMOND MICHAEL  (102131)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in either Hurricane IIB, BG688 or PJ785 of No 258 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft of the same unit.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

19-Dec

Sgt

BLUJ, Feliks Antoni (P.794721)  PAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HF598 BH-M of No 300 Sqn, which crashed near Hackthorn in Lincolnshire during an air test.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

19-Dec

Fg Off

OCHEDZAN, Jan Andrzej (P.1729)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HF598 BH-M of No 300 Sqn, which crashed near Hackthorn in Lincolnshire during an air test.  He is buried in Newark-upon-Trent Cemetery

19-Dec

Sgt

BUXTON, HARRY GILBERT  (1850646)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX245 of No 433 Sqn, which rolled inverted and crashed into another aircraft as it took off for a training sortie from Skipton-on-Swale.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

19-Dec

Sgt

GRIESE, LEONARD DAVID  (R/163282)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX245 of No 433 Sqn, which rolled inverted and crashed into another aircraft as it took off for a training sortie from Skipton-on-Swale.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

19-Dec

Flt Sgt

HUMPHRYS, PETER ROBERT  (R/140397)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX245 of No 433 Sqn, which rolled inverted and crashed into another aircraft as it took off for a training sortie from Skipton-on-Swale.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

19-Dec

Sgt

LAKE, KENNETH NEVILLE  (R/190919)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX245 of No 433 Sqn, which rolled inverted and crashed into another aircraft as it took off for a training sortie from Skipton-on-Swale.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

19-Dec

Flt Sgt

MILLER, HARRY LEWIS  (R/165173)  RCAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX245 of No 433 Sqn, which rolled inverted and crashed into another aircraft as it took off for a training sortie from Skipton-on-Swale.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

19-Dec

Cpl

O'CONNOR, WILFRID MARTIN JOSEPH  (R/89111)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX277 of No 433 Sqn, which He was working on this aircraft when HX245 of the same unit rolled inverted and crashed into it as it took off for a training sortie from Skipton-on-Swale.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

19-Dec

LAC

BARTLE, THOMAS  (1203514)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was serving with No 691 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Plymouth.  He is buried in Whipton (All Saints) Churchyard

19-Dec

Fg Off

ALDOUS, HAROLD NORMAN  (111711)  RAFVR; age: 36

He was serving with No 167 Wing at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

19-Dec

Cpl

SINNOTT, ALBAN EDWARD  (1052005)  RAFVR; age: 28

He had been serving with No 306 AMES when captured but died in Japanese captivity whilst working on the Burma-Siam railway.  He is buried in Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery

19-Dec

Fg Off

MOFFATT, WILLIAM MICHAEL FLORANCE  (53837)  RAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ687 of No 31 SFTS, which dived into the ground whilst attempting a emergency land following an engine fire during a practice bombing attack.  He is buried in Kingston (Cataraqui) Cemetery

19-Dec

Sgt

CULL, GEORGE CHRISTOPHER  (R/151223)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura IIA, FD697 of No 34 OTU, which crashed at McAdam Junction in New Brunswick during a training flight.  He is buried in Sudbury La Salle Cemetery

19-Dec

Cpl

PAGE, RONALD HERBERT  (1198247)  RAFVR; age: 32

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

19-Dec

AC2

ADAMS, HADLEY HAYDEN  (1444810)  RAFVR; age: ?

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

19-Dec

AC1

DINGLEY, EDWIN  (1536867)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving at HQ 3 Base Area at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

19-Dec

AC1

LITCHFIELD, ALBERT  (1696778)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was serving at RAF Waterloo and was killed when the lorry he was travelling in overturned near Freetown on a bathing run.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery

19-Dec

AC2

LIM KIM ANN  (786099)  RAF; age: ?

He had been serving with the STC when captured but probably died in Japanese captivity.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

19-Dec

ACW2

SLADE, DORIS IVY BRITNELL  (480570)  WAAF; age: 22

She was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  Her death is registered in St Albans.  She is buried in Radlett (Christ Church) Churchyard Extension, Aldenham.

19-Dec

WO

FAIRHURST, WILLIAM ATHELSTONE  (237847)  RAF; age: 53

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 Weston super Mare.  He is buried in Fareham Cemetery

19-Dec

ACW2

HEMINGWAY, MARIE  (486532)  WAAF; age: 20

She was serving at RAF Rufforth and died from injuries sustained when she was knocked down on a street in York the previous night.  She is buried in Dewsbury Cemetery.

20-Dec

WO

SMITH, RICHARD BRADLEY  (1270242)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB652 MG-A of No 7 Sqn, which was abandoned after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid to Frankfurt, but he hit the tail of the aircraft as he left his turret.  He was cremated at  Cambridge Crematorium

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

KNOX, VINCENT COOKE LINDSAY  (R/166769)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED700 WS-O of No 9 Sqn, which He was killed by fire from a night fighter over the target during a raid on Frankfurt.  The aircraft was ditched off Great Yarmouth on its return.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

Sgt

ROCHECOUSTE, JEAN MAXIME HERVE  (1685967)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX186 ZA-E of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

BORTHWICK, WILLIAM  (1559228)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX186 ZA-E of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

GRANT, DAVID CHARLES  (426437)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX186 ZA-E of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

Sgt

PALING, THOMAS  (1578718)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX186 ZA-E of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

BERRY, SIDNEY ALBERT  (1339099)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD474 ZA-R of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

MORRIS, DAVID GWYNNE  (658459)  RAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD474 ZA-R of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

SMITH, EDWIN  (R/51480)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD474 ZA-R of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

BRITTON, MAURICE HENRY  (1338484)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax IIHX164 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Dahlen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

BUCKNER, RONALD GEORGE EDWIN  (657468)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax IIHX164 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Dahlen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

HAYES, PETER MILL  (1507633)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax IIHX164 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Dahlen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

LEAR, KENNETH SEYMOUR  (135628)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax IIHX164 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Dahlen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

NORTON, REGINALD RAYMOND  (1580969)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax IIHX164 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Dahlen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

PRIEST, CYRIL  (161360)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax IIHX164 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Dahlen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Lt

WHITMARSH, ALAN WALTER  (157834)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax IIHX164 ZA-K of No 10 Sqn, which came down near Dahlen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

AC1

PEEKE, ERIC JOHN  (1586416)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was serving with No 20 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Lt

MACKIE, SIDNEY COLIN RIVE  (413713)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX270 TL-M of No 35 Sqn, which came down near St Truiden in Belgium during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

ROBSON, THOMAS ANDREW  (414893)  RNZAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX270 TL-M of No 35 Sqn, which came down near St Truiden in Belgium during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Lt

WRIGHT, JAMES HENRY  (414717)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX270 TL-M of No 35 Sqn, which came down near St Truiden in Belgium during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

BLAKE, FREDERICK JOHN  (151622)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV331 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Rossdorf during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

BURRELL, ROBERT  (137469)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV331 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Rossdorf during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

DAVIES, WILLIAM DANIEL ROYDON  (967345)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV331 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Rossdorf during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

THOMAS, HAROLD PARRY  (2216159)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV331 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Rossdorf during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

TUPPEN, PETER JOSEPH ALEXANDER  (1804525)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV331 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Rossdorf during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

BLACKMORE, ALFRED HENRY  (149556)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB467 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Langenselbold during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

BOOTH, PETER WARING  (1281328)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB467 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Langenselbold during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

DANIEL, THOMAS STEADMAN  (1129987)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB467 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Langenselbold during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

DOMLEO, STANLEY VICTOR  (1210049)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB467 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Langenselbold during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

EVANS, HAROLD THOMAS  (658854)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB467 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Langenselbold during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

LAWN, GEORGE STANLEY  (1350613)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB467 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Langenselbold during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

SAVILLE, BERNARD JOHN  (170452)  RAFVR; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB467 EA-T of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Langenselbold during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

DALE, KENNETH THORNTON  (141548)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV217 VN-C of No 50 Sqn, which exploded after a fire broke out in the air during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

HALL, DOUGLAS SINCLAIR  (1483259)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV217 VN-C of No 50 Sqn, which exploded after a fire broke out in the air during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

HECKENDORF, JOHN LLEWELYN  (412442)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV217 VN-C of No 50 Sqn, which exploded after a fire broke out in the air during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

HENDERSON, JOHN  (1019301)  RAFVR; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV217 VN-C of No 50 Sqn, which exploded after a fire broke out in the air during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

TURNER, ROBERT CAMPBELL  (408379)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV217 VN-C of No 50 Sqn, which exploded after a fire broke out in the air during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

BRADLEY, GEORGE BEEDHAM  (653563)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV234 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and night fighters near Bodenrode during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

FERGUSON, JAMES ROBB  (137127)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV234 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and night fighters near Bodenrode during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

HUMPHRIES, KENNETH ALBERT  (1236942)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV234 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and night fighters near Bodenrode during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Wg Cdr

PULLEN, EDWARD  (44315)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV234 VN-M of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and night fighters near Bodenrode during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Lt

BURCHETT, ARTHUR ROBERT  (50040)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR948 MH-W of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

WO II

GOTT, ALFRED NORMAN  (R/138499)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR948 MH-W of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

MILNE, GEORGE DAKERS  (950601)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR948 MH-W of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

WIDDOWSON, THOMAS INGRAM  (125598)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR948 MH-W of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

BALL, LEONARD WILLIAM  (916429)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD123 MH-S of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

CRAIG, WILLIAM HOWIE  (159088)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD123 MH-S of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

DARVALL, JOSEPH HENRY JAMES  (1320478)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD123 MH-S of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

DEMPSTER, DAVID DAND  (1559214)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD123 MH-S of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

HENDRY, JAMES  (1010647)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD123 MH-S of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

JACKSON, THOMAS JAMES  (1093291)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD123 MH-S of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

SHERER, HARRY HAMBLIN  (159072)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD123 MH-S of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

GROZIER, JAMES EDWIN  (1509486)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was serving with No 51 Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

BLAIR, JOHN  (151237)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK732 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dachsenhausen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

BLATCH, NORMAN WILLIAM EDWARD  (1890052)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK732 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dachsenhausen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

CABLE, WILLIAM DOUGLAS VERNON  (169109)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK732 MP-F of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dachsenhausen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

BARRINGTON, JOHN EDWARD  (1393993)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK911 MP-Y of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Trais Horloff during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

BODDINGTON, JACK THOMAS STILLMAN  (1336666)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK911 MP-Y of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Trais Horloff during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

TESSICK, FRANCIS  (1019953)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK911 MP-Y of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Trais Horloff during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

HOWARD, LESLIE  (168652)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL121 KN-G of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

DICKMAN, EWART WENTWORTH  (1313177)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL121 KN-G of No 77 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

Sqn Ldr

BICKERDIKE, HERBERT FRANK  (64287)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL125 KN-K of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

COCKBURN, WILLIAM ATKINSON  (1001188)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL125 KN-K of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

HILLS, GORDON LEONARD  (142020)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL125 KN-K of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

PENDERGREST, ROBERT WILLIAM  (158990)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL125 KN-K of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

WALTER, RONALD FREDERICK  (1294708)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL125 KN-K of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Belgium during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

DERRINGTON, TREVOR RADLEY  (1352654)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW271 EY-S of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

MIRAMS, STANLEY PERCY  (1391833)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW271 EY-S of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

PERKINS, KENNETH  (1384395)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW271 EY-S of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

PURVIS, BERTRAM LAMBERT  (1394531)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW271 EY-S of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

SMITH, KEITH WILSON  (940574)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW271 EY-S of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

WALLER, PETER RAYMOND  (168663)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW271 EY-S of No 78 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

1 Lt

KELLY, L M USAAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW320 EY-Z of No 78 Sqn, which crashed into wood on the Dutch/Belgium border during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in US Military Cemetery, Margraten

20-Dec

Plt Off

BOLSWORTH, BERNARD  (169030)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW338 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Michelbach during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

COGGANS, GEORGE MUIRHEAD  (975634)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW338 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Michelbach during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

GRAY, WILLIAM MITCHELL  (1344792)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW338 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Michelbach during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

HAMPTON, GEORGE  (1131389)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW338 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Michelbach during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

HYNE, DAVID ALAN  (160841)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW338 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Michelbach during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

THORNE, ARTHUR GEORGE  (159225)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW338 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Michelbach during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

VEALE, WILLIAM HENRY  (574382)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW338 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Michelbach during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

WO

HICKMAN, GEOFFREY PATRICK  (748272)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3179 of No 92 Sqn, which was captured on 20 Sep 1941 having been shot down during a sweep  He was shot by the Gestapo at some point between this date and 1 Jan 1944.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

Sgt

DUNGER, KENNETH JAMES  (1391637)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD467 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

FIDDES, ROBERT  (1554261)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD467 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

HOYNES, ROBERT BRACKENRIDGE  (1342928)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD467 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

KITCHENER, HENRY RICHARD  (1398614)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD467 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

WILLIAMS, DAVID  (931403)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD467 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

BLAKE, WALTER STEWARD  (1219955)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB454 of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Neuberzdorf during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

CHAPMAN, GEORGE  (2208993)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB454 of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Neuberzdorf during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

HANCOCK, PETER GEORGE  (1395875)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB454 of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Neuberzdorf during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

ROBERTS, ROBERT WILLIAM  (2207091)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB454 of No 103 Sqn, which came down near Neuberzdorf during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

STEAD, ROBERT  (137158)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ330 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed near Apricena in Italy due to bad weather on its return from a raid on MT near Miglianico.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

CONWAY, PATRICK MICHAEL  (1263776)  RAFVR; age: 30

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ330 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed near Apricena in Italy due to bad weather on its return from a raid on MT near Miglianico.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

AYERS, RALPH JAMES  (409881)  RAAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK798 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

CORKILL, CHARLES WILLIAM MAXWELL  (422138)  RAAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK798 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

Sgt

LUNN, SIDNEY JAMES  (1603982)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK798 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

Sgt

MANDY, VINCENT  (1238240)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK798 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

MARTIN, JOHN RODDICK  (R/165286)  RCAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK798 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

Sgt

McADIE, WILLIAM  (635873)  RAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK798 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

Sgt

POWER, WARREN MICHAEL  (R/176903)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK798 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie off the Frisians.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

WO

HICKLING, WILLIAM LINESS CHARLES  (400433)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA674 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

WO

KNOX, CYRIL WILLIAM  (22170)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA674 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Lt

LODER, GEORGE BRUCE  (412160)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA674 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

MASON, GEORGE EDWARD  (1007560)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA674 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

RITCHIE, ERIC WHITBY  (412189)  RAAF; age: 30

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA674 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Lt

SULLIVAN, MICHAEL ACTON  (414697)  RNZAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA674 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Lt

WEDD, REX HENRY  (408200)  RAAF; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA674 GT-Q of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

COTTERELL, CYRIL HAROLD WILLIAM  (1411408)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB113 GT-B of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Rothenbergen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

MARTIN, GEORGE LADLY  (1551120)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB113 GT-B of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Rothenbergen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

O'BRIEN, JOHN BERNARD  (159672)  RAFVR; age: Unknown

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB113 GT-B of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Rothenbergen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

SAGE, GORDON CHARLES  (1292880)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB113 GT-B of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Rothenbergen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

VINER, FREDERICK ALFRED  (1865092)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB113 GT-B of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Rothenbergen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

WATTS, PETER ARTHUR  (122766)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB113 GT-B of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Rothenbergen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

WYNNE, RICHARD IVOR  (425401)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB113 GT-B of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Rothenbergen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

ANDERSON, ALEXANDER MCNEIL  (1557295)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD115 NP-D of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Kraftsolms during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

EVANS, THOMAS LYNN  (1321223)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD115 NP-D of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Kraftsolms during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

HICKS, A B  (1393333)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD115 NP-D of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Kraftsolms during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

HOSKIN, RICHARD CHESSEL LISTER  (425940)  RAAF; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD115 NP-D of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Kraftsolms during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

McCABE, ROBERT MORRISON  (J/22070)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD115 NP-D of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Kraftsolms during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

WO II

McCULLOCH, ROBERT LLOYD  (R/134714)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD115 NP-D of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Kraftsolms during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

EDMENDS, WILLIAM COLIN CLIFFORD  (401425)  RAAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR387 of No 162 Sqn, which crashed whilst returning to base with an engine problem.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

BERNARD, DAVID  (R/151425)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5552 AS-P2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Middelharnie on Overflakee during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Middelharnis Protestant Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

HENSON, LESLIE ALLAN  (1563332)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5552 AS-P2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Middelharnie on Overflakee during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Middelharnis Protestant Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

MOORE, JOHN FRANCIS  (410689)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5552 AS-P2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Middelharnie on Overflakee during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Middelharnis Protestant Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

RENELT, KENNETH BERT  (1387475)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5552 AS-P2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Middelharnie on Overflakee during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Middelharnis Protestant Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

SHEDDAN, ALEXANDER BERNARD  (416210)  RNZAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5552 AS-P2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Middelharnie on Overflakee during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Middelharnis Protestant Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

THOMPSON, JAMES WILLIAM  (1365303)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5552 AS-P2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Middelharnie on Overflakee during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Middelharnis Protestant Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

TOMS, ERNEST CHARLES  (1396656)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5552 AS-P2 of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Middelharnie on Overflakee during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Middelharnis Protestant Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

WILKINSON, ROBERT  (420415)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP605 of No 182 Sqn, which lost its tail after colliding with his leader during a turn.  He is buried in Tortefontaine Communal Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Lt

SMITH, VICTOR  (128365)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR316 of No 198 Sqn, which was lost on a Ramrod in the Leeuwen area.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

KOWALEWICZ, Pawel (P.703968)  PAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XlV, HF208 of No 304 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Ireland en-route to a patrol at night in bad weather.  He is buried in Belfast (Milltown) Roman Catholic Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

ADAMOWICZ, Klemens (P.780537)  PAF; age: 32

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XlV, HF208  of No 304 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Ireland en-route to a patrol at night in bad weather.  He is buried in Belfast (Milltown) Roman Catholic Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

CZERNIAWSKI, Stanislaw (P.794362)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XlV, HF208  of No 304 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Ireland en-route to a patrol at night in bad weather.  He is buried in Belfast (Milltown) Roman Catholic Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

LUGOWSKI, Kazimierz (P.703438)  PAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XlV, HF208  of No 304 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Ireland en-route to a patrol at night in bad weather.  He is buried in Belfast (Milltown) Roman Catholic Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

PIETRZAK, Wincenty (P.782657)  PAF; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XlV, HF208  of No 304 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Ireland en-route to a patrol at night in bad weather.  He is buried in Belfast (Milltown) Roman Catholic Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

KUFLIK, Naftali Hirsz Pawel (P.794712)  PAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XlV, HF208  of No 304 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Ireland en-route to a patrol at night in bad weather.  He is buried in Carnmoney Jewish Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

KESICKI, Kazimierz Edward (P.2415)  PAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD618 of No 307 Sqn, which dived into sea near Sumburgh, Scotland.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Lt

PFEIFFER, Jan Piotr (P.76728)  PAF; age: 34

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD618 of No 307 Sqn, which dived into sea near Sumburgh, Scotland.  He is buried in No Known Grave

20-Dec

Sgt

HEATON, ROY WILLIAM  (1494685)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS704 EQ-W of No 408 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by the rear gunner of another Lancaster over Belgium during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

WRIGHT, ALLAN FRENCH  (159087)  RAFVR; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS704 EQ-W of No 408 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by the rear gunner of another Lancaster over Belgium during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

BRAGER, KENNETH LLOYD  (J/18863)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS758 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

COCHRANE, THOMAS DONALD  (J/19167)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS758 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

KENT, EDWIN  (1092493)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS758 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

20-Dec

WO II

McCURDY, MAX ALBERT  (R/113382)  RCAF; age: 31

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS758 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

McQUESTION, LESLIE ARTHUR  (R/180964)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS758 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

SMITH, BERNARD  (1684936)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS758 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

20-Dec

Lt

STILLER, M USAAF ()  ; age:

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS758 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in New York

20-Dec

Sqn Ldr

LAMBERT, JAMES FIELDEN  (J/15212)  RCAF; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH903 of No 421 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters near Merville during Ramrod 375.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

ANDREW, GEORGE VARNUM  (J/19070)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL630 OW-D of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Lt

DUNPHY, RODERICK JAMES  (J/13843)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL630 OW-D of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

FLYNN, JOHN WILLIAM  (158411)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL630 OW-D of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

HASTINGS, THOMAS HERBERT  (161747)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL630 OW-D of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

RUDMAN, ALBERT JOHN  (129613)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL630 OW-D of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

STUART, FREDERICK JOHN  (158306)  RAFVR; age: 27

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL630 OW-D of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

TAYLOR, FRANK RICHARD  (1735147)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL630 OW-D of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

ARMOUR, WILLIAM JOHN  (414333)  RAAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB252 NA-P of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

CLUCAS, FRANK COTTIER  (416932)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB252 NA-P of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

COUPE, LEONARD PETER  (1458000)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB252 NA-P of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

DUMBRILL, HERBERT CHARLES  (1386442)  RAFVR; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB252 NA-P of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

MOON, JAMES JOSEPH  (410908)  RAAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB252 NA-P of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

PAGE, SIDNEY PERCIVAL  (1675979)  RAFVR; age: 26

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB252 NA-P of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

SANDES, CHARLES RICHARD  (J/22255)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB252 NA-P of No 428 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

VEALE, WILLIAM HENRY  (574382)  RAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK928 NA-B of No 428 Sqn, which came down near Mendig during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

DAGNALL, THOMAS STANLEY ROY  (1600759)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK928 NA-B of No 428 Sqn, which came down near Mendig during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

JESSIMAN, GEORGE HERKIS  (R/68645)  RCAF; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK928 NA-B of No 428 Sqn, which came down near Mendig during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

KENSALL, GEORGE  (1052337)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK928 NA-B of No 428 Sqn, which came down near Mendig during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

MOSHER, KEITH MAXWELL  (J/21553)  RCAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK928 NA-B of No 428 Sqn, which came down near Mendig during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

SLATER, JOHN PATRICK  (1516173)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK928 NA-B of No 428 Sqn, which came down near Mendig during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

FISCHER, ALFRED AUSTIN  (J/20482)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK686 IP-L of No 434 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery

20-Dec

WO II

MARSHALL, WALTER FARQUHAR  (R/138078)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK686 IP-L of No 434 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

FERRIER, WALTER ROBERT  (J/19463)  RCAF; age: 25

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK686 IP-L of No 434 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

PILKEY, JOHN DAVID  (R/146665)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK686 IP-L of No 434 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

Sgt

PRIDHAM, EDWARD STANLEY  (R/193077)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK686 IP-L of No 434 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

Sgt

SMITH, SYDNEY STUART  (R/108246)  RCAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK686 IP-L of No 434 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

Fg Off

TAYLOR, MALCOLM STOUT  (J/12075)  RCAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK686 IP-L of No 434 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off the Dutch coast during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

FERRIS, WILLIAM  (1376974)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX236 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Weisbaden during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

HEADFORD, REGINALD THOMAS HENRY  (1321178)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX236 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Weisbaden during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

LE GRAND, ANTHONY MURRAY  (419319)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX236 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Weisbaden during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

LUNNISS, ROBERT HENRY HERBERT  (52039)  RAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX236 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Weisbaden during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

MATTHEWS, JAMES RICHARD GEORGE  (1287638)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX236 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Weisbaden during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

SCALES, JOHN  (120525)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX236 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Weisbaden during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

TOWNSON, THOMAS GLYN  (1804594)  RAFVR; age: 19

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX236 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Weisbaden during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

EDWARDS, PATRICK JOHN  (413748)  RAAF; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX273 HD-W of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

BIRD, ARTHUR REGINALD  (1407182)  RAFVR; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS817 JI-P of No 514 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

MORRIS, HUGH  (1334931)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS817 JI-P of No 514 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

O'DEA, WALTER DAVID BARRY  (418558)  RAAF; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS817 JI-P of No 514 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

ROBERTS, ERIC JAMES  (1452782)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS817 JI-P of No 514 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

SEDDON, REGINALD DEREK  (1445550)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS817 JI-P of No 514 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

SMETHURST, JAMES  (1062645)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS817 JI-P of No 514 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

ALLAIS, LOUIS PAUL EDWIN  (1389808)  RAFVR; age: 29

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4123 UL-R2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

BALICH, LEONARD  (1531807)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4123 UL-R2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

BALL, FRANK  (1427907)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4123 UL-R2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

DICKIE, WILLIAM  (1821247)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4123 UL-R2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

GAGE, FRANK HARRY  (131498)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4123 UL-R2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

POLLITT, ALAN JAMES  (1624430)  RAFVR; age: 21

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4123 UL-R2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

REDMOND, JACK EDWARD  (R/77912)  RCAF; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4123 UL-R2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

BURNS, STEPHEN  (1217692)  RAFVR; age: 22

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV398 KC-Z of No 617 Sqn, which broke up over Belgium after being hit by flak during a raid to Liege.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

20-Dec

WO II

GOWRIE, CHESTER BRUCE  (R/93201)  RCAF; age: 28

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV398 KC-Z of No 617 Sqn, which broke up over Belgium after being hit by flak during a raid to Liege.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

20-Dec

Fg Off

MACFARLANE, R  (126044)  RAFVR; age: ?

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV398 KC-Z of No 617 Sqn, which broke up over Belgium after being hit by flak during a raid to Liege.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

MAYNARD, THOMAS WILLIAM  (1386420)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV398 KC-Z of No 617 Sqn, which broke up over Belgium after being hit by flak during a raid to Liege.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

20-Dec

Flt Sgt

SMITH, EDWARD CLARENCE  (540655)  RAF; age: 24

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV398 KC-Z of No 617 Sqn, which broke up over Belgium after being hit by flak during a raid to Liege.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

THRASHER, JOHN WILLIAM  (J/19337)  RCAF; age: 23

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV398 KC-Z of No 617 Sqn, which broke up over Belgium after being hit by flak during a raid to Liege.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

20-Dec

Cpl

GILBERT, FREDERICK JAMES  (959346)  RAFVR; age: 40

He was serving with No 1 ME FT CO at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery

20-Dec

Sgt

ISMAIL ALI  (5175)  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

20-Dec

Cpl

WOOD, ALFRED GEORGE  (954396)  RAFVR; age: 24

He was serving at RAF Waterloo and died from injuries sustained on 19 Dec 1943 when the lorry he was travelling in overturned near Freetown on a bathing run.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery

20-Dec

AC1

EMMETT, REGINALD  (994060)  RAF; age: 41

He had possibly been discharged from the RAF at the time of his death, which occurred in the Halifax Sanitorium at Shelf near Halifax.  He was cremated at  Bradford Crematorium.

20-Dec

LAC

CLARKE, PERCY HENRY  (1295384)  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 Howden.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

20-Dec

Plt Off

HUGHES, WILLIAM AUSTIN  (152836)  RAFVR; age: 20

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIB, FE343 of No 41 SFTS, which crashed in the Missouri river in North Dakota.  He is buried in Weyburn (Hillcrest) Cemetery.

20-Dec

AC1

HYDE, JOSEPH EDWARD  (1863568)  RAFVR; age: 42

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Wakefield.  He is buried in Cudworth (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

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