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Casualties - 8 - 13 January 1944


08-Jan

COLQUHOUN, IAN ALISTER (411373) age: 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MP809 'Y' of No 36 Sqn, which was forced to ditch after being hit by flak during an attack on the U-343.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

08-Jan

BAMFORD, RICHMOND DEAN (413012) age: 26 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, MP809 'Y' of No 36 Sqn, which was forced to ditch after being hit by flak during an attack on the U-343.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

08-Jan

WALLACE, CLARENCE BURDETT (R/167989) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB674 of No 100 Sqn, which was involved in a mid-air collision on 17 Dec 1943.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

08-Jan

DAVIES, DAVID FISHER (1313600) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK743 NF-J of No 138 Sqn, which crashed at Tetworth Hill in Bedfordshire on its return from Operation Tybalt 3 and Theresites 4 to drop agents in Belgium.  He is buried in Aberdare Cemetery, Glamorganshire

08-Jan

THRIPP, EDWIN (1313226) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK743 NF-J of No 138 Sqn, which crashed at Tetworth Hill in Bedfordshire on its return from Operation Tybalt 3 and Theresites 4 to drop agents in Belgium.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Jan

WHITELEY, STANLEY (1474740) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK743 NF-J of No 138 Sqn, which crashed at Tetworth Hill in Bedfordshire on its return from Operation Tybalt 3 and Theresites 4 to drop agents in Belgium.  He is buried in Greetland (St Thomas) Churchyard

08-Jan

KENNEDY, HARRY MURRAY (169432) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK743 NF-J of No 138 Sqn, which crashed at Tetworth Hill in Bedfordshire on its return from Operation Tybalt 3 and Theresites 4 to drop agents in Belgium.  He is buried in Kirriemuir Cemetery

08-Jan

HOWLETT, THOMAS SAMUEL (1614728) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK743 NF-J of No 138 Sqn, which crashed at Tetworth Hill in Bedfordshire on its return from Operation Tybalt 3 and Theresites 4 to drop agents in Belgium.  He is buried in Peterborough (Eastfield) Cemetery

08-Jan

BARLOW, PETER SIDNEY (1318860) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK743 NF-J of No 138 Sqn, which crashed at Tetworth Hill in Bedfordshire on its return from Operation Tybalt 3 and Theresites 4 to drop agents in Belgium.  He is buried in Somersham (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

08-Jan

THEEDOM, VICTOR ALBERT EDWARD (1464853) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK743 NF-J of No 138 Sqn, which crashed at Tetworth Hill in Bedfordshire on its return from Operation Tybalt 3 and Theresites 4 to drop agents in Belgium.  He is buried in South Shoebury (St Andrew) Churchyard

08-Jan

DADSON, JOHN VINCENT (1600164) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF137 'R' of No 179 Sqn, which crashed in the sea after being hit by flak from the U-boat, U-343, it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

08-Jan

EMINSANG, ROBERT SMITH (1479657) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF137 'R' of No 179 Sqn, which crashed in the sea after being hit by flak from the U-boat, U-343, it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

08-Jan

FULLER, ALFRED GEORGE(1585681) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF137 'R' of No 179 Sqn, which crashed in the sea after being hit by flak from the U-boat, U-343, it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

08-Jan

PARKER, CHARLES (1508290) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF137 'R' of No 179 Sqn, which crashed in the sea after being hit by flak from the U-boat, U-343, it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

08-Jan

LUCKHURST, JACK DAVID (1385032) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND151 of No 255 Sqn, which crashed near Alberobello following an engine failure during a patrol.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

08-Jan

POULTON, DENNIS (778672) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND151 of No 255 Sqn, which crashed near Alberobello following an engine failure during a patrol.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

08-Jan

ROSE, MERTON LAMBERT HORFIELD (124222) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, MM864 of No 540 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Benson following an engine failure.  He is buried in Benson (or Bensington) (St Helen) Churchyard Extension.

08-Jan

HUGO, PETER JOHN (122131) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, MM864 of No 540 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Benson following an engine failure.  He is buried in Benson (or Bensington) (St Helen) Churchyard Extension.

08-Jan

EVANS, FRANCIS KENT (127520) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, W4072 AZ-Q of No 627 Sqn, which crashed into the North Sea off East Mersea following an engine failure on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

08-Jan

HOWIE, WILLIAM LAWRIE(1368572) age: 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 987 Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

08-Jan

THOMPSON, THOMAS PERCY (1176692) age: 34 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 153 MU but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Fukuoka area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

08-Jan

ROSEWELL, KENNETH HENRY (1586791) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ899 of No 37 SFTS, which crashed at Red Deer after flying into power cables.  He is buried in Calgary (Burnsland) Cemetery

08-Jan

BROADHURST, JOHN (573151) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ899 of No 37 SFTS, which crashed at Red Deer after flying into power cables.  He is buried in Calgary (Burnsland) Cemetery

08-Jan

GALVIN, JAMES (973126) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at AHQ FE but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

08-Jan

MILLS-ROBERTS, IORWERTH JAMES (JIM) (1199445) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Biggleswade.  He is buried in Oswestry General Cemetery

08-Jan

THOMSON, MAURICE(907573) age: 26 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Bromsgrove (Maurice M).  He is buried in Barlaston Methodist Chapelyard

08-Jan

TURNER, ALBERT EDWARD (1195939) age: 36 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Cleveland.  He is buried in Stockton-on-Tees (Oxbridge Lane) Cemetery

08-Jan

BUTCHER, KENNETH HENRY (924312) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Cuckfield.  He is buried in Ranmore (St Barnabas) Churchyard

08-Jan

RAMBERT, LOUIS GEORGE(1685977) age: 23 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Rugby.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

08-Jan

READ, ALBERT LE GORDON (1233459) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex

09-Jan

HILL, STANLEY OSWALD (1591061) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP193 of No 131 OTU, which crashed into Lough Erne during a low level bombing practice.  He is buried in Irvinestown (Sacred Heart) Roman Catholic Churchyard

09-Jan

WATSON, ROBERT HUGH DAVIS (1339833) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP193 of No 131 OTU, which crashed into Lough Erne during a low level bombing practice.  He is buried in Irvinestown (Sacred Heart) Roman Catholic Churchyard

09-Jan

SHERRY, ALFRED FRANK (418982) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP193 of No 131 OTU, which crashed into Lough Erne during a low level bombing practice.  He is buried in Irvinestown (Sacred Heart) Roman Catholic Churchyard

09-Jan

HOWELLS, IVOR GEORGE(1600260) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP193 of No 131 OTU, which crashed into Lough Erne during a low level bombing practice.  He is buried in Rhondda (Trealaw) Cemetery

09-Jan

SMITH, BERNARD EDWARD (1335224) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP193 of No 131 OTU, which crashed into Lough Erne during a low level bombing practice.  He is buried in Wimbledon (Gap Road) Cemetery

09-Jan

BAGLEY, HARRY (1431670) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP193 of No 131 OTU, which crashed into Lough Erne during a low level bombing practice.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

GROS, EDWARD LEROY (1649541) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP193 of No 131 OTU, which crashed into Lough Erne during a low level bombing practice.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Jan

BAILEY, VICTOR GEORGE(1585910) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE320 of No 16 OTU, which he abandoned near Aylesbury following an engine failure during a bombing practice flight, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery

09-Jan

MARTIN, LOUIS GROVER (R/182617) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was flying in Wellington X, HE320 of No 16 OTU, which he failed to abandon following an engine failure during a bombing practice flight and was killed in the subsequent crash near Aylesbury.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

09-Jan

LLOYD, ROBERT BAKER (112872) age: 41 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 205 AMES, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

09-Jan

SEAMAN, ARTHUR LEA (150074) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE287 of No 304 FTU, which dived into the ground on the approach to Port Ellen.  He is buried in Hartford (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

09-Jan

DICK, THOMAS (1673025) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ756 of No 34 SFTS, which was lost in a flying accident.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery

09-Jan

MALLIN, FREDERICK GEORGE(1582338) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ756 of No 34 SFTS, which was lost in a flying accident.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery

10-Jan

HARE, HERBERT (157317) age: 25 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 47 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

10-Jan

THORNTON, BASIL LEONARD (115175) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was flying in Spitfire VIII, JF747 of No 145 Sqn, which was abandoned near Popoli after being hit by flak, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio.

10-Jan

LEWIN, ANTONY MICHAEL HALE(136493) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND255 of No 153 Sqn, which blew up on its return flight after being hit return fire from  a Ju 88 it had attacked earlier.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.  The ORB shows him in KW114 but this has been annotated as incorrect as KW114 was being flown by a different crew .

10-Jan

JOWLING, FREDERICK ERNEST WAMBEY (101572) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND255 of No 153 Sqn, which blew up on its return flight after being hit return fire from  a Ju 88 it had attacked earlier.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.  The ORB shows him in KW114 but this has been annotated as incorrect as KW114 was being flown by a different crew .

10-Jan

WARNER, LEONARD JOHN (1336393) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP935 of No 195 Sqn, which ditched off the French coast after being damaged by flak over Le Touquet.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Jan

BASSETT, JOSEPH PETER (161250) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP852 of No 245 Sqn, which shot down by flak near Londinieres during a Rhubarb.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

10-Jan

BAZAK, Bronislaw (P.780444) age: 28 PAF

LAC

He was serving with No 305 Sqn and died in the Military Hospital, Westminster.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

10-Jan

SANDY, ROY GEORGE EMMITT (1892480) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR664 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed inverted into the River Ouse near York shortly after taking off from Marston Moor on a dual check flight.  He is buried in Aldershot Civil Cemetery

10-Jan

LANGWORTHY, ALFRED LESLIE(53279) age: 24 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR664 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed inverted into the River Ouse near York shortly after taking off from Marston Moor on a dual check flight.  He is buried in Cheriton (St Martin) Churchyard

10-Jan

TRENAMAN, MAZZINE JOHN (1390234) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR664 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed inverted into the River Ouse near York shortly after taking off from Marston Moor on a dual check flight.  He is buried in Crayford (St Paulinus) Churchyard

10-Jan

WINDSOR, WALTER RICHARD (1590864) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR664 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed inverted into the River Ouse near York shortly after taking off from Marston Moor on a dual check flight.  He is buried in Donington Cemetery

10-Jan

PERRIAM, HOWARD ALAN (417513) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR664 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed inverted into the River Ouse near York shortly after taking off from Marston Moor on a dual check flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

10-Jan

ANNAN, HARRY BARTON (1507625) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR664 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed inverted into the River Ouse near York shortly after taking off from Marston Moor on a dual check flight.  He is buried in Hexham Cemetery

10-Jan

WILLIAMS, JOHN HUBERT (127132) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR664 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed inverted into the River Ouse near York shortly after taking off from Marston Moor on a dual check flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Jan

ALLEN, WILLIAM CHRISTOPHER (1796628) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Gosport.  He is buried in New Ross (St Stephen) Catholic Churchyard

11-Jan

BRITTER, JOHN STAPLETON (1314401) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX926 of No 27 Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Jan

PAINE, KENNETH FRANK (1388175) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX926 of No 27 Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Jan

HUNTER, JAMES MITCHELL (R/55740) age: 28 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN721 'N' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Piraeus in Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jan

WILLIAMS, ROBERT ELLIOTT (R/159471) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN721 'N' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Piraeus in Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jan

JONES, WILLIAM RONALD (1320319) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN721 'N' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Piraeus in Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jan

BEECHINOR, THOMAS JAMES (R/140007) age: 25 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN721 'N' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Piraeus in Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jan

BOWELL, DOUGLAS WALTER (R/128761) age: 20 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN721 'N' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Piraeus in Greece.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

11-Jan

BENSON, ALWYN THOMAS CHARLES (185351) age: 33 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 135 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

11-Jan

SCOTT, NELSON MCGREGOR (J/16222) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LB719 of No 258 Sqn, which was shot down by a friendly fighter near Bawli Bazaar.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Jan

ALDWORTH, RICHARD GEORGE(1800918) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ784 'F' of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Schipol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Jan

MULCAIR, KEVIN JOSEPH (J/19645) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ784 'F' of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Schipol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Jan

BEAL, ROBERT CHARLES HENRY (1800259) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9751 of No 1 (O) AFU, which ditched in the Irish Sea off the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery

11-Jan

TOOMER, JAMES EDWARD (1314410) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9751 of No 1 (O) AFU, which ditched in the Irish Sea off the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Drybrook (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

11-Jan

PORTER, ARTHUR (1544585) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9751 of No 1 (O) AFU, which ditched in the Irish Sea off the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Byker and Heaton) Cemetery

11-Jan

STOKES, GEOFFREY EDWIN (1607183) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9751 of No 1 (O) AFU, which ditched in the Irish Sea off the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Portsmouth (Milton) Cemetery

11-Jan

DRAYCOTT, SYDNEY (1094824) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, N9751 of No 1 (O) AFU, which ditched in the Irish Sea off the Isle of Man.  He is buried in Tyldesley Cemetery

11-Jan

BORLAS, RAYMOND SILK (1318713) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 135 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

11-Jan

DAWSON, ROY (1578763) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK333 of No 17 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Turweston following an engine failure.  He is buried in Normacot (Holy Evangelists) Churchyard

11-Jan

BERRY, KEITH GREGORY (J/27495) age: 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK333 of No 17 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Turweston following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

11-Jan

WARD, EARL WOODROW (J/26481) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK333 of No 17 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Turweston following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

11-Jan

CLODE, GORDON ELMORE (J/28346) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK333 of No 17 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Turweston following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

11-Jan

GOLDING, JOHN JAMES (R/196823) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK333 of No 17 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Turweston following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

11-Jan

HARCOURT, GODFREY SIMON (412684) age: Unknown RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP649 of No 2 ADU, which crashed shortly after take off from Heliopolis, possibly as a result of an engine failure.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

11-Jan

HAIR, DAVID MARTIN (1569184) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, 1268 of No 26 EFTS, which collided with 3856 of the same unit.  He is buried in Neepawa (Riverside) Cemetery.

11-Jan

GRIFFITHS, EVAN THOMAS (1584967) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, 3856 of No 26 EFTS, which collided with 1268 of the same unit.  He is buried in Neepawa (Riverside) Cemetery.

11-Jan

JEREMIAH, DONALD (40395) age: 24 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 45 Grp, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Nassau War Cemetery

11-Jan

OLENDER, Jozef(P.705088) age: 22 PAF

AC1

He died in hospital whilst serving with No 6 OTU, cause unknown.  He is buried in Carlisle (Dalston Road) Cemetery

11-Jan

BANNISTER, GERARD HARCOURT (1604398) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Battersea.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Jan

DEVEREESE, DENNIS (925580) age: 27 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Maidstone.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery

11-Jan

LISHMAN, ROBERT (526129) age: 36 RAF

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Northumberland N E.  He is buried in Ovingham Burial Ground

11-Jan

STRUBELL, TREVOR FREDERICK GEORGE (77634) age: 58 RAFVR

 

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK and died suddenly on duty, his death being registered in East Glamorgan.  He is buried in Penarth Cemetery.

11-Jan

COURT, FREDERICK (1505976) age: 39 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Stratford.  He is buried in Hyde Borough Cemetery

12-Jan

YEO, CHARLES ERNEST (138367) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND144 of No 108 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Sicily during a practice interception.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

12-Jan

POCOCK, DONALD REGINALD (1390316) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND144 of No 108 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Sicily during a practice interception.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

12-Jan

FINDLAY, IAN THOMAS (415186) age: 20 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF510 of No 241 Sqn, which was shot down over Yugoslavia during a recce sortie.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

12-Jan

WARE, JAMES (1511389) age: 35 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 514 Sqn at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained, but it was registered in Cambridge.  He is buried in Scarborough (Woodlands) Cemetery

12-Jan

SPINKS, LEONARD ALBERT (1298739) age: 35 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2929 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

12-Jan

BARNES, ERIC ARTHUR (1496256) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2945 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

12-Jan

WADE, LANCE CLEO DFC and 2 Bars(68717) age: Unknown RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 145/? Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in The Maidenhead Register

12-Jan

AISLABIE, HERBERT CLEMENT (424404) age: 23 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, T5277 of No 9 (C) OTU, which flew into Shaw Hill in Dumfriesshire in poor weather.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

12-Jan

COOPER, ARCHIBALD DOUGLAS (51512) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed/died whilst serving at Apapa, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Yaba Cemetery

12-Jan

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM (534367) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

The unit in which he had been serving is currently unknown but he died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

12-Jan

WEST, NORMAN WILFRED (627155) age: 31 RAF

LAC

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

12-Jan

MABEY, ALBERT JOHN (151263) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, T5277 of No 9 (C) OTU, which flew into Shaw Hill in Dumfriesshire in poor weather.  He is buried in Bitterne (Holy Saviour) Churchyard.

12-Jan

COLE, FREDERICK WILLIAM (1307460) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 105 OTU but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Birmingham.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery.

12-Jan

KELLY, EDWARD MICHAEL (1900770) age: 33 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Newton.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery

12-Jan

McCANN, JAMES (1374350) age: 36 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died as the result of a fractured spine at Erskine Hospital, no cause currently known.  He is buried in Glasgow (St Kentigern's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

12-Jan

WAITE, ERIC ALAN (1147946) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Wolverhampton.  He is buried in Stockton-on-Tees (Oxbridge Lane) Cemetery

13-Jan

CHRISTIE, CHARLES WELLINGTON (R/168215) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED826 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Wash off Skegness, Lincolnshire following an engine fire during a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

HOUSTON, WALTER ADAMS (R/138352) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED826 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Wash off Skegness, Lincolnshire following an engine fire during a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

ANDREWS, RONALD ALBERT (1336644) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED826 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Wash off Skegness, Lincolnshire following an engine fire during a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

JOHNSTON, JOHN (1821340) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED826 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Wash off Skegness, Lincolnshire following an engine fire during a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

TALBOT, KENNETH (1232353) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED826 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Wash off Skegness, Lincolnshire following an engine fire during a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

HYNES, WILLIAM JOSEPH (R/126404) age: 23 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED826 of No 15 Sqn, which crashed into the Wash off Skegness, Lincolnshire following an engine fire during a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-Jan

LUFF, WILLIAM CHARLES (157193) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX946 of No 27 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid in the Prome area.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Jan

GUNN, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (J/18522) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX946 of No 27 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid in the Prome area.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

13-Jan

GIBBS, JAMES BASIL (1320096) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 54 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Adelaide River War Cemetery

13-Jan

WHALLEY, JOHN HOYLE(173288) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 54 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Adelaide River War Cemetery

13-Jan

MILLINGTON, ERIC THOMAS ROBINSON (1391541) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LB604 of No 60 Sqn, which spun into the ground on the approach to Agartala.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

13-Jan

LAMAN, STANLEY MAXWELL (405916) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR435 'E' of No 198 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Juvincourt during a Ranger to Poix.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

13-Jan

ANDERSON, JOHN MACKLEWAIN (1451252) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ114 of No 211 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on bridges in Burma.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

13-Jan

SZEMPLINSKI, Lucjan (P.782056) age: 31 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ243 of No 307 Sqn, which crashed into a hillside at Greenleys Hill, near Benholme, Kincardine in bad weather and visibility.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery

13-Jan

TILLMAN, FRANK HENRY  (159697) age: 36 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ243 of No 307 Sqn, which crashed into a hillside at Greenleys Hill, near Benholme, Kincardine in bad weather and visibility.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery

13-Jan

KIRTON, HARRY JAMES (J/20247) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, MM918 'N' of No 409 Sqn, which came down near Wisbech during an evening interception patrol.  He is buried in Scopwick Church Burial Ground

13-Jan

JOHNSTON, WILLIAM LLOYD (R/128088) age: 24 RCAF

Cpl

He was serving with No 413 Sqn and died in the Indian General Hospital in Colombo from natural causes.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

13-Jan

JOSEPH, EDWIN (1257840) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 227 Grp, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

13-Jan

HAYES, ROLAND (1604240) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, AD767 of No 32 OTU, which dived into the ground at Dinner Point, Mayne Island British Colombia during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Victoria (Royal Oak) Burial Park

13-Jan

RUSTAG, DAVID THOMAS (1481251) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 45 Grp, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bermuda Royal Naval Cemetery

13-Jan

GANNAWAY, DENNIS CHARLES (161626) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA293 or Baltimore III, AG991 of No 75 OTU, which collided with each other over the Mediterranean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Jan

DITCHFIELD, RICHARD LEONARD (1395424) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA293 or Baltimore III, AG991 of No 75 OTU, which collided with each other over the Mediterranean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Jan

GROVER, MAURICE WILLIAM (1323394) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA293 or Baltimore III, AG991 of No 75 OTU, which collided with each other over the Mediterranean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Jan

FRANK, ROBERT STEWART (139837) age: 19 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIIA, FA293 or Baltimore III, AG991 of No 75 OTU, which collided with each other over the Mediterranean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

13-Jan

ABBAS MOHAMED (8654) age: Unknown IL

Private

He was killed/died whilst serving with the Iraq Levies, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial

13-Jan

AHMED ALI (8653) age: Unknown IL

Private

He was killed/died whilst serving with the Iraq Levies, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial

13-Jan

ALI HAIDAR (8652) age: Unknown IL

Private

He was killed/died whilst serving with the Iraq Levies, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial

13-Jan

MALIK MOHAMED (8655) age: Unknown IL

Private

He was killed/died whilst serving with the Iraq Levies, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Habbaniya Memorial

13-Jan

WOOLLEY, PERCY ERIC (1611782) age: 41 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and possibly died whilst being treated in the RAF Hospital, Uxbridge, his death being registered in Uxbridge.  He is buried in Dorchester Cemetery, Dorset

13-Jan

AVERY, WILLIAM ALBERT (1353817) age: 59 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Bromley (53).  He is buried in Hove New Cemetery

13-Jan

COOPER, HAROLD (1225878) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Colchester.  He is buried in Colchester Cemetery

13-Jan

BROWN, GEORGE WILFRED (1434699) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Colchester Cemetery.

13-Jan

WASS, CYRIL (1544853) age: 41 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Sheffield.  He is buried in Ordsall (All Hallows) Churchyard

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