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Casualties - 15 - 20 January 1944


15-Jan

FUGE, DEREK EDWIN (111995) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire, ? of No 136 Sqn, which was shot down by Japanese fighters near Maungdaw.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

15-Jan

ROBERSON, EDWARD GEORGE LEWIS (R/110103) age: 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK569 of No 608 Sqn, which crashed on take-off from Gottaglie after catching fire.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

15-Jan

STANLEY, JOHN FREDERICK (1575206) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB141 UM-N2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down at Heiningen near Borssum during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

15-Jan

WEST, NORMAN EDWARD (170722) age: 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB141 UM-N2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down at Heiningen near Borssum during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

15-Jan

BELL, ARTHUR (1050826) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB141 UM-N2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down at Heiningen near Borssum during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

15-Jan

POWELL, GEORGE EDMUND (1107452) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB141 UM-N2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down at Heiningen near Borssum during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

15-Jan

SMITH, JOHN JOSEPH (1455460) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB141 UM-N2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down at Heiningen near Borssum during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

15-Jan

UPFOLD, GEORGE(1495465) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB141 UM-N2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down at Heiningen near Borssum during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

15-Jan

WHEATSTONE, CYRIL FREDERICK (1335605) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB141 UM-N2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down at Heiningen near Borssum during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

15-Jan

BENNETTS, ROBERT JOHN (1408521) age: 27 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2821 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Chichester.  He is buried in St Austell Cemetery

15-Jan

TOWN, JAMES OFFLEY (634614) age: 22 RAF

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 1 BPD, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

15-Jan

BURNETT, RONALD ARTHUR COURTENAY (80286) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed/died whilst serving at HQ RATG, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

15-Jan

COOMBS, RONALD FRANK (1400006) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

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

15-Jan

SPITE, ROBERT HUGH (1387227) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in East Dereham.  He was cremated at  Stoke-on-Trent Crematorium

15-Jan

MURRAY, GEORGE (965164) age: 33 RAFVR

AC2

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 Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery

15-Jan

NAPIERALA, RICHARD JOSEPH (1433838) age: 22 RAFVR

AC2

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

16-Jan

WILLIAMS, JOHN LAWRENCE (620740) age: Unknown RAF

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, KV925 of No 108 Sqn, which flew into the side of a mountain near Sciacca in Sicily.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

16-Jan

DE NEVE, GILLES PIETER CORNELIS  (113891) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD428 of No 322 Sqn, which crashed near Dover whilst carrying out a practice combat with a Typhoon.  He is buried in Hawkinge Cemetery

16-Jan

GILHESPY, JOHN (151027) age: 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ296 of No 404 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea off the Norwegian coast following an engine failure whilst on an offensive patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jan

DECLOUX, MARCEL AUGUST (J/14440) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ296 of No 404 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea off the Norwegian coast following an engine failure whilst on an offensive patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Jan

HENDERSON, ALTON BRADLEY (J/20925) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK431 of No 410 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea off the Norwegian coast following an engine failure whilst on an offensive patrol.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery

16-Jan

MEDHURST, CHARLES FREDERICK (J/8410) age: 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK431 of No 410 Sqn, which crashed at Castle Camps after hitting a tree whilst approaching to land.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery

16-Jan

MacDONNELL, GORDON WARREN (101520) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

A member of No 47 Sqn he was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ138 of No 603 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Pamghia Island.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

16-Jan

PINER, STANLEY WILLIAM (132179) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

A member of No 47 Sqn he was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ138 of No 603 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Pamghia Island.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Jan

GALBRAITH, JAMES REGINALD (J/10993) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN469 of No 1525 BAT Flt, which crashed on the approach to Bircham Newton after hitting trees in bad weather. 2 others killed .  He is buried in New Hunstanton Cemetery

16-Jan

WRIGHT, JAMES MITCHELL (328352V) age: 20 SAAF

2 Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN469 of No 1525 Flt, which crashed at Docking after hitting whilst attempting a landing in fog.  He is buried in Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard

16-Jan

EARDLEY, THOMAS EDWARD (122481) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN469 of No 1525 Flt, which crashed at Docking after hitting whilst attempting a landing in fog.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

16-Jan

GILLMAN, MERVYN DURHAM (404333) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, MP462 of No 18 (P) AFU, which crashed at Dunsmore. After hitting a tree during a forced landing.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

16-Jan

PRINGLE, TERENCE ALEXANDER (78022) age: 29 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Beechcraft, HD100 of No 32 OTU, which crashed on a ferry flight from Rockcliffe to Patricia Bay.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

16-Jan

SIMPSON, JOSEPH HENRY (1547721) age: 30 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 320 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

16-Jan

LUMSDEN, WILLIAM HENRY (996980) age: 27 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving in Crete, and may have died/been killed whilst a POW.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

16-Jan

HARRIS, CYRIL LOUIS (633426) age: Unknown RAF

Cpl

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

16-Jan

DESBOROUGH, ROY VERNON ST. G. (1663477) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Birmingham.  He is buried in Shirley (St James) Churchyard, Solihull

16-Jan

ADAMS, KENNETH PATERSON (3011286) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

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

16-Jan

ALLEN, HAROLD (79030) age: 27 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Ilford.  He was cremated at  Charing (Kent County) Crematorium

17-Jan

CAMPBELL, THOMAS (1131139) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2234 'K' of No 18 Sqn, which crashed and exploded shortly after take off from Foggia.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery.

17-Jan

TOLLIDAY, HAROLD FREEMAN (1154261) age: 27 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2234 'K' of No 18 Sqn, which crashed and exploded shortly after take off from Foggia.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery.

17-Jan

HEMSTED, RUPERT HENRY RUSTAT (107950) age: 22 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2234 'K' of No 18 Sqn, which crashed and exploded shortly after take off from Foggia.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery.

17-Jan

HEPWORTH, ROBERT (162598) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2234 'K' of No 18 Sqn, which crashed and exploded shortly after take off from Foggia.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery.

17-Jan

ANDERSEN, THOMAS MERVYN (425577) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF194 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie off Gibraltar.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Jan

ANTHONY, RONALD DAVID (422529) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF194 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie off Gibraltar.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Jan

HORE, SYDNEY ROSS (416856) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF194 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie off Gibraltar.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Jan

McGILVRAY, GEORGE ALPHONSUS (420980) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF194 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie off Gibraltar.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Jan

CRICKMAY, PETER WILLIAM HEDLEY (R/151913) age: 28 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF194 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie off Gibraltar.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Jan

McNEIL, WILLIAM YULE (J/19838) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF194 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine sortie off Gibraltar.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Jan

PENNINGTON, ERNEST (J/23871) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG704 of No 14 (P) AFU, which crashed in the circuit at Banff near Ladybridge Station.  He is buried in Banff Cemetery, Banffshire

17-Jan

MASON, OWEN JOHN CURRIE(110556) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG704 of No 14 (P) AFU, which crashed in the circuit at Banff near Ladybridge Station.  He is buried in Banff Cemetery, Banffshire

17-Jan

COOPER, IVAN SYDNEY (1898221) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

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 Littlehampton Cemetery.

17-Jan

WOOLVEN, LEONARD JOHN (110641) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN506 of No 15 OTU, which crashed on East Ginge Down near Harwell whilst attempting to avoid trees during a night flying test in misty conditions.  He is buried in Bentley-with-Arksey New Cemetery

17-Jan

TURNER, FREDERICK (1263330) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN506 of No 15 OTU, which crashed on East Ginge Down near Harwell whilst attempting to avoid trees during a night flying test in misty conditions.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

17-Jan

PRINGLE, KENNETH WESTLEY (1668578) age: 22 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 167 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

17-Jan

HODGKINSON, DONALD CHRISTIE(992162) age: 27 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving with No 250 AMES but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in Thailand.  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

17-Jan

GOODWIN, CLIFFORD DAVIES (1011231) age: 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 3 BSU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

17-Jan

LANIS, JOSEPH MAURICE ANDRADELIN G. (1814808) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, FE921 of No 34 SFTS, which was lost in an accident on this date.  He is buried in Morville Communal Cemetery

17-Jan

THOMSON, THOMAS DAVIDSON (J/36368) age: 32 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ632 of No 45 Grp, which ditched in the Atlantic of the Azores on a ferry flight to the UK.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

17-Jan

CASHMORE, HORACE(1530081) age: 21 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 8000 AMES, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

17-Jan

PHILLIPS, HERBERT LLEWELLYN (1155201) age: 28 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving at Haifa, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery

17-Jan

HUGHES, ELDON WYN (1054384) age: 28 RAFVR

Cpl

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

17-Jan

TOACH, REGINALD (334509) age: 42 RAF

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Millom and collapsed in the Sgts Mess following a game of “indoor rugby” but was pronounced dead by the Medical Officer about midnight, the cause was assumed to be a Coronary Thrombosis.  He is buried in Humberstone (St Mary) Churchyard.

17-Jan

GRIFFITHS, LORNA (2113205) age: 20 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving at RAF Holme-on-Spalding Moor but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in York.  She is buried in Crook and Willington (Hunwick) Cemetery.

17-Jan

FRANCIS, WILLIAM (144217) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

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 Edinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery.

18-Jan

McGILLIVRAY, ROBERT CHARLES (1392304) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ475 'Y' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed in poor visibility at Melfi on its return from a raid against marshalling yards at Pontassieve.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

18-Jan

DIDLUCK, WILLIAM ALBERT (1601192) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ475 'Y' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed in poor visibility at Melfi on its return from a raid against marshalling yards at Pontassieve.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

18-Jan

MILLICHIP, ARTHUR JAMES MCCANDLISH (1454045) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ475 'Y' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed in poor visibility at Melfi on its return from a raid against marshalling yards at Pontassieve.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

18-Jan

SCOTT, JOHN ALEXANDER WILLIAM (657999) age: 23 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ475 'Y' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed in poor visibility at Melfi on its return from a raid against marshalling yards at Pontassieve.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

18-Jan

HOOD, JOHN THOMAS (1033056) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ475 'Y' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed in poor visibility at Melfi on its return from a raid against marshalling yards at Pontassieve.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

18-Jan

LAING, RONALD STANLEY (420964) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HZ475 'Y' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed in poor visibility at Melfi on its return from a raid against marshalling yards at Pontassieve.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

18-Jan

OWEN, THOMAS (1529931) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA122 'K' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed in poor visibility near San Marco on its return from a raid against a railway between Fano and Ancona.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

18-Jan

JONES, MAURICE NEWTON (1439809) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA122 'K' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed in poor visibility near San Marco on its return from a raid against a railway between Fano and Ancona.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

18-Jan

DAVIES, RICHARD HAROLD (1417893) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA122 'K' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed in poor visibility near San Marco on its return from a raid against a railway between Fano and Ancona.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

18-Jan

PUDDEPHAT, LESLIE THOMAS (158027) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA122 'K' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed in poor visibility near San Marco on its return from a raid against a railway between Fano and Ancona.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

18-Jan

McNAB, GEORGE WILSON (1080625) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA122 'K' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed in poor visibility near San Marco on its return from a raid against a railway between Fano and Ancona.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

18-Jan

BULL, ARTHUR DENNIS (133776) age: 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE829 'V' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the Ancona to Fano railway line (Senegallia).  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

18-Jan

MORRISSEY, DAVID HAGAN (15835) age: 31 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE829 'V' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the Ancona to Fano railway line (Senegallia).  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

18-Jan

THOMAS, WILLIAM JEFFERIS (417134) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE829 'V' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the Ancona to Fano railway line (Senegallia).  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

18-Jan

HUGHES, FRANCIS RICHARD (1034044) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE829 'V' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the Ancona to Fano railway line (Senegallia).  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

18-Jan

FREWIN, WILLIAM JOHN(1321312) age: 20 RAFVR Sgt He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE829 'V' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on the Ancona to Fano railway line (Senegallia).  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

18-Jan

MARKS, SYDNEY JOHN (1601242) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 110 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

18-Jan

WINTON, ANDREW MURRAY (1550451) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, JN542 of No 290 Sqn, which ditched off Burrow Head, Wigtown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

BOULTON, DOUGLAS PAUL (942935) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was pkilled whilst flying in Martinet I, JN542 of No 290 Sqn, which ditched off Burrow Head, Wigtown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

VASICEK, JOHN ANTHONY (J/13034) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, EN504 of No 683 Sqn, which he abandoned the aircraft at low level during a recce sortie but did not open his parachute, he could have suffered from oxygen starvation.  He is buried in Minturno War Cemetery

18-Jan

BOISVERT, WILFRED LEGER (J/20970) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW334 'T' of No 1659 HCU, which flew into high ground on the North Yorkshire Moors during a daytime cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Jan

LAVALLEE, JOSEPH PIERRE (J/10983) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW334 'T' of No 1659 HCU, which flew into high ground on the North Yorkshire Moors during a daytime cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Jan

PHILLIPS, WALTER (J/23210) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW334 'T' of No 1659 HCU, which flew into high ground on the North Yorkshire Moors during a daytime cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Jan

HIVON, GUY HENRY (R/187271) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW334 'T' of No 1659 HCU, which flew into high ground on the North Yorkshire Moors during a daytime cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Jan

KIMBALL, RICHARD GORGE (R/54130) age: 24 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW334 'T' of No 1659 HCU, which flew into high ground on the North Yorkshire Moors during a daytime cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Jan

GIFF, GEORGE ERNEST (R/111125) age: 26 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW334 'T' of No 1659 HCU, which flew into high ground on the North Yorkshire Moors during a daytime cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Jan

SHARPE, JOSEPH HAROLD (R/101913) age: Unknown RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9386 'J' of No 1659 HCU, which flew into high ground on the North Yorkshire Moors during a daytime cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

18-Jan

SNAPE, LEONARD VICTOR (618375) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 3202 CSU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

18-Jan

EYRES, RAYMOND DAVID WATSON (JUMBO) (1806046) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 6 BFTS, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ponca City (Independent Order of Foresters) Cemetery

18-Jan

WILDE, FRED (1141865) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 75 EU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

18-Jan

HARMAN, JOSEPH HENRY (1385377) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIA, FA157 of No 75 OTU, which failed to return from an exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

18-Jan

RUMNEY, WILLIAM (1145844) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIA, FA157 of No 75 OTU, which failed to return from an exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

18-Jan

TURNER, STANLEY (1003279) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IIA, FA157 of No 75 OTU, which failed to return from an exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

18-Jan

SIMPSON, JOHN KENNETH ALISTAIR (113434) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ253 of No 8 (C) OTU, which crashed near Pennan in Aberdeenshire after the wing broke off during recovery from a dive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Jan

MILLIGAN, DAVID NEVILLE DFC(40553) age: 27 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IC, T4772 of No 9 (C) OTU, which flew into high ground on Bewcastle Fells after disobeying instructions given by Flying Control.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

18-Jan

OVERALL, ALAN GEORGE ALFRED (141404) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1216 of No Bombing Trials Unit, which flew into the ground in a turn during a bombing trial.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery

18-Jan

COUMBIS, ALEXANDER (160071) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1216 of No Bombing Trials Unit, which flew into the ground in a turn during a bombing trial.  He is buried in Stoneykirk Cemetery

18-Jan

POTTINGER, ERIC THOMAS ALSTON (1437341) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hampden I, P1216 of No Bombing Trials Unit, which flew into the ground in a turn during a bombing trial.  He is buried in Stoneykirk Cemetery

18-Jan

WILLISCROFT, JAMES CYRIL (508565) age: 34 RAF

Cpl

He was died at Helwan, from a cerebral haemorrhage whilst he was waiting for a boat home on leave from Khartoum.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

18-Jan

MURPHY, GEORGE(1046560) age: 32 RAFVR

AC1

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

18-Jan

WATERMAN, RAYMOND FRERE(1578029) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

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 Leicester (Welford Road) Cemetery

18-Jan

GOWANS, JEAN ROBERTSON (2038457) age: 20 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Basingstoke.  She is buried in Cambuslang (Westburn) Cemetery

19-Jan

WILSON, JAMES AITCHISON (1366115) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 18 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Jan

CADE, EDWIN GEORGE(1337730) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, AP889 of No 28 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a tree whilst recovering from a dive.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

19-Jan

POLAND, ROBERT GEORGE(658309) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT751 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which captured on 14 Mar 1943 following a raid on Essen, he died in Crakow whilst being held in captivity.  He is buried in Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery

19-Jan

COLE, EDWARD FRANK (1175158) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is buried in Labuan War Cemetery

19-Jan

HANDSLIP, LEONARD PERCY (904650) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 355 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

19-Jan

DAVIES, DILWYN RHYS (1254214) age: 35 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 13 MSU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

19-Jan

PETRY, LESLIE LEE (R/142756) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Halifax II, R9386 'J' of No 1659 HCU, which crashed on an overshoot at Topcliffe following an engine failure on the approach.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

19-Jan

WATSON, DENNIS FRANK (1453366) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, 7074 (ex EX334) of No 27 AS, which crashed after hitting a tree a Dewetsdorp whilst low flying.  He is buried in Bloemfontein (Hamilton) War Cemetery

19-Jan

LOCKHART, WILLIAM CRAWFORD (1698172) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Cornell, 10862 of No 34 SFTS, which crashed near Assiniboia following the structural failure of the port wing.  He is buried in Assiniboia (Mount Hope) Cemetery

19-Jan

HIBBARD, ERNEST HENRY (1717426) age: 34 RAFVR

LAC

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

19-Jan

MOFFATT, JOSEPH EDWARD NELSON (3006058) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Buckrose.  He was buried in/or cremated at  Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium

19-Jan

LAW, JOHN HERBERT (1158712) age: 30 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 Leicester (Saffron Hill) Cemetery

20-Jan

ANDREWS, RONALD JOHN (105186) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND368 MG-U of No 7 Sqn, which exploded near Doberitz after being attacked by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

RIDLEY, RAYMOND NICHOLAS (79218) age: 40 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND368 MG-U of No 7 Sqn, which exploded near Doberitz after being attacked by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

JOHNSTON, DONALD CHARLES (53267) age: 20 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND368 MG-U of No 7 Sqn, which exploded near Doberitz after being attacked by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

BROWN, WILLIAM DONALD (945000) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND368 MG-U of No 7 Sqn, which exploded near Doberitz after being attacked by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

BOLTON, DOUGLAS CHARLES (1867066) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD470 ZA-S of No 10 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

BRANCHFLOWER, RONALD WILLIAM (RON) (1322104) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD470 ZA-S of No 10 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

GILDARE, ANTHONY JOHN BYRON (1867645) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD470 ZA-S of No 10 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

ARTHUR, DOUGLAS ALEXANDER (1425524) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD470 ZA-S of No 10 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

DRYER, LESLIE(1503335) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD470 ZA-S of No 10 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

EATON, HARRY CHARLES (155592) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN899 ZA-T of No 10 Sqn, which came down at Gruneberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

MASON, CHARLES (1538414) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN899 ZA-T of No 10 Sqn, which came down at Gruneberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

CROTHERS, FREDERICK (169572) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN899 ZA-T of No 10 Sqn, which came down at Gruneberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

GOODFELLOW, WALLACE ALBERT (1317752) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN899 ZA-T of No 10 Sqn, which came down at Gruneberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

LOGUE, DANIEL (1342051) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN899 ZA-T of No 10 Sqn, which came down at Gruneberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

SCOTLAND, ROBERT RAMSAY (1341832) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN899 ZA-T of No 10 Sqn, which came down at Gruneberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

STONES, THOMAS ROBY (1174434) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN899 ZA-T of No 10 Sqn, which came down at Gruneberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

KIMPTON, DONALD ALARICE(128655) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 23 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Cagliari (St Michele) Communal Cemetery

20-Jan

GARNHAM, RAY HAWLEY (J/86224) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW897 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed into the sea to the west of Gibraltar.  He is buried in Ben M'sik European Cemetery

20-Jan

BAXTER, ROBERT LEROY (R/116804) age: 23 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW897 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed into the sea to the west of Gibraltar.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

20-Jan

MEIGH, TREVOR DONOVAN (1387008) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW897 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed into the sea to the west of Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

STAVERT, IAN BROWNLIE(1343715) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW897 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed into the sea to the west of Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

IRWIN, JOHN PERCIVAL (426104) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB419 DX-E of No 57 Sqn, which came down at Kienberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

COTTRELL, NORMAN (1425970) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB419 DX-E of No 57 Sqn, which came down at Kienberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

MacGILLIVRAY, JOHN CAMPBELL (J/19277) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB419 DX-E of No 57 Sqn, which came down at Kienberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

COWDREY, REGINALD SIDNEY WILLIAM (1317812) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB419 DX-E of No 57 Sqn, which came down at Kienberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

MILLS, DENNIS RAYMOND (1625986) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB419 DX-E of No 57 Sqn, which came down at Kienberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

WILSON, FRANCIS (995612) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB419 DX-E of No 57 Sqn, which came down at Kienberg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

VARNEY, CYRIL HOAR(1021005) age: 31 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 62 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

20-Jan

McCARTHY, LEONARD JAMES (426371) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK921 MP-R of No 76 Sqn, which came down in the countryside near Burgkemnetz during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

HICKMAN, FREDERICK WILLIAM (1331452) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK921 MP-R of No 76 Sqn, which came down in the countryside near Burgkemnetz during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

MIRIAMS, JACK LEONARD (658855) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK921 MP-R of No 76 Sqn, which came down in the countryside near Burgkemnetz during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

GIBSON, ARTHUR LEACH PATTERSON (R/159358) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK921 MP-R of No 76 Sqn, which came down in the countryside near Burgkemnetz during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

PARROTT, VICTOR (J/19584) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK921 MP-R of No 76 Sqn, which came down in the countryside near Burgkemnetz during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

HADLAND, JAMES THOMAS (1851439) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK921 MP-R of No 76 Sqn, which came down in the countryside near Burgkemnetz during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

VICARY, CYRIL CLAUDE(1628411) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK921 MP-R of No 76 Sqn, which came down in the countryside near Burgkemnetz during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

IVE, GEORGE CORBETT (415331) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK958 MP-Q of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Oebisfelde during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

HUTSON, KENNETH FRANK (1579061) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK958 MP-Q of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Oebisfelde during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

RAVEN, ARTHUR JOHN EDWARD (1873868) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK958 MP-Q of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Oebisfelde during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

STONES, JOHN CHAPMAN (1084598) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK958 MP-Q of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Oebisfelde during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

TURNER, RAYMOND VALENTINE(1530427) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK958 MP-Q of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Oebisfelde during a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

STEVENS, BADEN HENRY (422312) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed by flak over the target (Berlin) whilst flying in Halifax II, HR946 KN-X of No 77 Sqn, which later crashed after being hit by flak for a second time.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

McGREGOR, WALTER ROY (J/20233) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW291 EY-M of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Grossmutz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

SELMAN, ROBERT GILROY (J/23155) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW291 EY-M of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Grossmutz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

LEGG, NOEL (1603547) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW291 EY-M of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Grossmutz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

RUDELHOFF, HENRY WILLIAM (1890442) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW291 EY-M of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Grossmutz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

STEWART, JAMES ANGUS (1822847) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW291 EY-M of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Grossmutz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

MOFFAT, FRANK REAGH (R/138175) age: 20 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW291 EY-M of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Grossmutz during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

RANSOM, GLEN IRVIN (J/18141) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED974 OL-Y of No 83 Sqn, which was probably lost over the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

COOTE, ARTHUR WILLIAM (1295109) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED974 OL-Y of No 83 Sqn, which was probably lost over the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

MILLARD, ALFRED EDWIN (1314400) age: 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED974 OL-Y of No 83 Sqn, which was probably lost over the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

PLUMB, CYRIL FRED (1575092) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED974 OL-Y of No 83 Sqn, which was probably lost over the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

WEST, FREDERICK THOMAS (1335412) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED974 OL-Y of No 83 Sqn, which was probably lost over the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

VICKERS, PAUL VERNON DE VILLIERS (710145) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED974 OL-Y of No 83 Sqn, which was probably lost over the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

ROSS, WILLIAM GEORGE(139487) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB461 OL-L of No 83 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak over the target during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

ADAMS, ROLAND ARTHUR (1324495) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB461 OL-L of No 83 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak over the target during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

FARMELO, KENNETH EDMUND LEONARD (749863) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB461 OL-L of No 83 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak over the target during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

MacPHERSON, EWEN DUGALD (1018514) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB461 OL-L of No 83 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak over the target during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

PHELAN, DANIEL JOHN (1272508) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB461 OL-L of No 83 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak over the target during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

BORROW, HERBERT EDWARD (169546) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB461 OL-L of No 83 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak over the target during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

DODSON, HERBERT LESLIE GEORGE(130916) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND414 OL-K of No 83 Sqn, which exploded over Grossziehten, probably after being hit by flak, during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

GAINSBOROUGH-ALLEN, JOHN HERBERT (1394287) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND414 OL-K of No 83 Sqn, which exploded over Grossziehten, probably after being hit by flak, during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

JACOBS, EDGAR ROYSTON (1390466) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND414 OL-K of No 83 Sqn, which exploded over Grossziehten, probably after being hit by flak, during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

TRAVERS, WILLIAM SAMUEL (1653603) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND414 OL-K of No 83 Sqn, which exploded over Grossziehten, probably after being hit by flak, during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

ANDERSON, EDWARD (156267) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND414 OL-K of No 83 Sqn, which exploded over Grossziehten, probably after being hit by flak, during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

WAKLEY, CYRIL ARTHUR (161784) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND367 OF-K of No 97 Sqn, which came down at Zahrensdorf during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

CLIMO, RENDLE GEORGE WILLIAM (1031305) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND367 OF-K of No 97 Sqn, which came down at Zahrensdorf during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

TYE, JACK (1594010) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND367 OF-K of No 97 Sqn, which came down at Zahrensdorf during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

STEDMAN, B H USAAF() age: Killed

T Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND367 OF-K of No 97 Sqn, which came down at Zahrensdorf during a raid to Berlin.  

20-Jan

STEPHEN, WILLIAM JOHN (1892588) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Louth of No 101 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Old Romney (St Clement) Churchyard

20-Jan

JAMES, GEORGE WIDDERINGTON (1577614) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Louth of No 101 Sqn, which .  He is buried in West Bromwich (All Saints) Churchyard Extensions

20-Jan

NELSON, JAMES (134166) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX187 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which was abandoned and crashed at Ahrensfelde after being hit by flak and fire from night fighters during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

LANDEN, ARTHUR (1536715) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX187 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which was abandoned and crashed at Ahrensfelde after being hit by flak and fire from night fighters during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

WATSON, ALAN (952059) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX187 DY-H of No 102 Sqn, which was abandoned and crashed at Ahrensfelde after being hit by flak and fire from night fighters during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

TURNBULL, JAMES ALEXANDER WELSH (139993) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD302 DY-O of No 102 Sqn, which crashed at Cringleford in Norfolk on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Pocklington Burial Ground

20-Jan

MOSS, FRED (1537417) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD461 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which came down at Neu-Zi Hau during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

SMITH, EARL (R/189692) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD461 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which came down at Neu-Zi Hau during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

RICHARDSON, EDWARD ALBERT (138462) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD951 DY-N of No 102 Sqn, which came down at Wensickendorf near the target during a raid on to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

DOBSON, FREDERICK ARTHUR (1504526) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD951 DY-N of No 102 Sqn, which came down at Wensickendorf near the target during a raid on to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

GOVER, GEORGE HENRY FRANCIS (1603639) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD951 DY-N of No 102 Sqn, which came down at Wensickendorf near the target during a raid on to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

LYONS, JOHN EDWARD (1822738) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD951 DY-N of No 102 Sqn, which came down at Wensickendorf near the target during a raid on to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

MOWBRAY, FREDERICK (1046348) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD951 DY-N of No 102 Sqn, which came down at Wensickendorf near the target during a raid on to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

FRANKISH, RONALD (1591171) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD951 DY-N of No 102 Sqn, which came down at Wensickendorf near the target during a raid on to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

CHURCH, ERIC ARTHUR (170702) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW337 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which broke up over the target (Berlin) after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

BREMNER, JOHN (1567605) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW337 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which broke up over the target (Berlin) after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

STANBRIDGE, KENNETH FREDERICK (1445546) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW337 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which broke up over the target (Berlin) after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

DUPUEIS, CHARLES GORDON (R/176437) age: 20 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW337 DY-F of No 102 Sqn, which broke up over the target (Berlin) after being hit by flak.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

KENNEDY, PETER FRANCIS (54341) age: 25 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire, ? of No 136 Sqn, which killed by gunfire whilst attempting to bale out of his damaged aircraft.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

20-Jan

POULTON, ALAN JAMES (1575525) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV773 NP-R of No 158 Sqn, which came down at Wentorf during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

20-Jan

SPACKMAN, HARRY WESTON (R/175943) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV773 NP-R of No 158 Sqn, which came down at Wentorf during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

20-Jan

THOMPSON, ROBERT HENDERSON (J/85435) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV773 NP-R of No 158 Sqn, which came down at Wentorf during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

20-Jan

FOWLER, DENNIS PHILIP (1036349) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV773 NP-R of No 158 Sqn, which came down at Wentorf during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

20-Jan

NEARY, LEONARD GERARD (2209019) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV773 NP-R of No 158 Sqn, which came down at Wentorf during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

20-Jan

RADLEY, ARTHUR (1564682) age: 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV773 NP-R of No 158 Sqn, which came down at Wentorf during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

20-Jan

STANDLEY, ROY JOSEPH (1577005) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV773 NP-R of No 158 Sqn, which came down at Wentorf during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

20-Jan

JEFFERY, CLARENCE BRUCE(412449) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5862 AS-N2 of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

SUTTON, RONALD WALTER (1450551) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5862 AS-N2 of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

MATTIN, LESLIE WALTER (R/160410) age: Unknown RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5862 AS-N2 of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

EDWARDS, DAVID JAMES (1586160) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5862 AS-N2 of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

MANSFIELD, ALEXANDER ANDREW (ALEX) (1876425) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5862 AS-N2 of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area by a night fighter during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

CURTIS, RICHARD OSBORN(63456) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR361 'Y' of No 198 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a weather recce to St Omer.  He is buried in Le Parcq Churchyard

20-Jan

WOOD, DAVID THOMPSON (129415) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Albacore I, X9280 of No 415 Sqn, which flew into the sea after making a successful attack on an enemy destroyer.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

COWAN, EMERSON WELDON (C/853) age: 24 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Albacore I, X9280 of No 415 Sqn, which flew into the sea after making a successful attack on an enemy destroyer.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

SANDERSON, FRANK GORDON (R/176469) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX162 VR-X of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down at Horst by both flak and night fighters during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

20-Jan

FERGUSON, DAVID JOSEPH (975699) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX162 VR-X of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down at Horst by both flak and night fighters during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

20-Jan

McCAIG, LESLIE NEIL (J/14907) age: 28 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL628 OW-Y of No 426 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

ELLIOTT, RAYMOND WILLIAM (162597) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL628 OW-Y of No 426 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

KETCHER, GERALD RALPH (168963) age: 19 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL628 OW-Y of No 426 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

HAWKES, ERNEST STEWART (J/86265) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL628 OW-Y of No 426 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

ORR, ROBERT JAMES (J/19009) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL628 OW-Y of No 426 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

POLSON, RONALD DUNCAN (J/18921) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL628 OW-Y of No 426 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

PREECE, THOMAS JAMES (J/93896) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL628 OW-Y of No 426 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

BIDDISCOMBE, LAURENCE  GEORGE(144998) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL191 ZL-N of No 427 Sqn, which crashed at Westwick in Norfolk whilst making a third attempt to land at Coltishall on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

20-Jan

AYRES, AUDREY ALLEN (J/12157) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL197 AL-L of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Zeetze during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

PADDISON, HAROLD DOUGLAS (J/22338) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL197 AL-L of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Zeetze during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

RAMSAY, JACK MCALLISTER (J/24028) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL197 AL-L of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Zeetze during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

BRYANT, WILLIAM HENRY (1850867) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL197 AL-L of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Zeetze during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

CARTER, NORMAN EDWARD (J/88698) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL197 AL-L of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Zeetze during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

FORSTER, BENJAMIN NELSON (J/19310) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL197 AL-L of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Zeetze during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

BREST, CLARENCE SAMUEL (J/21331) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL135 WL-R of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

GNIUS, MIKE (J/26616) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL135 WL-R of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

HILL, HENRY BOLTON (171887) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL135 WL-R of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

DOE, LESLIE HUBERT (1316836) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL135 WL-R of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

MORGAN, JOHN ROBERT (R/57681) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL135 WL-R of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

MOULD, GORDON CHARLES (R/143768) age: Unknown RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL179 WL-K of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Muckendorf on the return leg of a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

DACK, PHILLIP ROBERT ARTHUR (J/89882) age: 39 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL179 WL-K of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Muckendorf on the return leg of a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

PORTER, EDWARD JOSEPH CHARLES (1608252) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL179 WL-K of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Muckendorf on the return leg of a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

McKENNA, JOHN ANDREW (R/188704) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL179 WL-K of No 434 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Muckendorf on the return leg of a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

LYNCH, ARNOLD JOHN (410355) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB739 AR-E of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mecklenburg en-route to a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

MORTIMER, ERNEST (1685107) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB739 AR-E of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mecklenburg en-route to a raid on Berlin, he may have abandoned the aircraft but struck the airframe as he exited.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

CLEMO, WILLIAM LINDSAY (408796) age: 28 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX278 HD-Z of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wertsche during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

20-Jan

BALDWIN, WILFRED GUY (412473) age: 33 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX278 HD-Z of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wertsche during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

20-Jan

RUSHWORTH, FREDERICK (654193) age: 23 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX278 HD-Z of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wertsche during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

20-Jan

GILCHRIST, JOHN THOMAS (1213210) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX278 HD-Z of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wertsche during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

20-Jan

SPARROW, MICHAEL ROBERT (160507) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX278 HD-Z of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wertsche during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

20-Jan

FLEMING, J McM (1568942) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX278 HD-Z of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wertsche during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

20-Jan

RIMINGTON, KEITH EDWARD (408595) age: 27 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX278 HD-Z of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wertsche during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

20-Jan

MORROW, JAMES PATRICK (1251048) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX278 HD-Z of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wertsche during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

20-Jan

SOLE, GEORGE(404418) age: 23 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, MA296 'S' of No 607 Sqn, which was shot down by Japanese fighters near Maungdaw.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

20-Jan

HOLDING, ARTHUR DAVID (133575) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED918 AJ-F of No 617 Sqn, which crashed at Snettisham in Norfolk shortly after taking off from Woodhall Spa.  He is buried in Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery

20-Jan

O'SHAUGHNESSY, THOMAS VINCENT (130132) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED918 AJ-F of No 617 Sqn, which crashed at Snettisham in Norfolk shortly after taking off from Woodhall Spa.  He is buried in Great Crosby (SS Peter and Paul) Roman Catholic Churchyard

20-Jan

DAVIES, WILLIAM HAYDN (144996) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5483 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

CLAYDON, DAVID ARTHUR (J/16564) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5483 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

GRAHAM, HAROLD (573068) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5483 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

MAHER, PETER JAMES (R/185430) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5483 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

JAMES, STANLEY ERNEST (409837) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5483 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

BACHE, DENNIS FREDERICK (1575190) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5483 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

MOSLEY, FRANK (1581577) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5483 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

SHIELDS, ROBERT (1570549) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5483 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which probably came down in the target area during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

20-Jan

DEACON, RONALD ALBERT (170739) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5915 GP-P of No 622 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak and crashed near Havelkost en-route to a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

20-Jan

BUTLER, N (1453947) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5915 GP-P of No 622 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak and crashed near Havelkost en-route to a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

20-Jan

CUNNINGHAM, JOHN (1568454) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5915 GP-P of No 622 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak and crashed near Havelkost en-route to a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

20-Jan

KIDMAN, JAMES HERSERT (1396509) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5915 GP-P of No 622 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak and crashed near Havelkost en-route to a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

20-Jan

STRANGE, J B(1400080) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5915 GP-P of No 622 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak and crashed near Havelkost en-route to a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

20-Jan

WOODCOCK, ALBERT WILLIAM (1338062) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5915 GP-P of No 622 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak and crashed near Havelkost en-route to a raid on Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Jan

DAVIS, BILLY (J/86222) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He died from oxygen starvation whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB294 of No 630 Sqn, on the return leg of a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

20-Jan

WOOD, ALFRED JOHN (1158339) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ455 H4-C of No 1653 HCU, which crashed into trees on landing at Chedburgh on its return from a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Binegar (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

20-Jan

CALLOW, JOHN KARLO (414197) age: 32 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ455 H4-C of No 1653 HCU, which crashed into trees on landing at Chedburgh on its return from a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

20-Jan

JOHNSON, SAMUEL GRAHAM (416502) age: 22 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ455 H4-C of No 1653 HCU, which crashed into trees on landing at Chedburgh on its return from a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

20-Jan

POE, ROBERT DAVID (R/133538) age: 25 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ455 H4-C of No 1653 HCU, which crashed into trees on landing at Chedburgh on its return from a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

20-Jan

TEAGUE, RICHARD JOSEPH (1523709) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ455 H4-C of No 1653 HCU, which crashed into trees on landing at Chedburgh on its return from a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Erdington (St Barnabas) Churchyard

20-Jan

TEMPAN, FRANK (1263973) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ455 H4-C of No 1653 HCU, which crashed into trees on landing at Chedburgh on its return from a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Halstead Cemetery

20-Jan

HALLAM, REGINALD (545834) age: 26 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ455 H4-C of No 1653 HCU, which crashed into trees on landing at Chedburgh on its return from a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Louth Cemetery

20-Jan

POWELL, JAMES VINCENT (1604522) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7571 of No 1657 HCU, which side slipped on take off from Stradishall and crashed into the bomb dumps where it burst into flames.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery

20-Jan

NEILSON, JAMES GILLESPIE(40423) age: 30 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7571 of No 1657 HCU, which side slipped on take off from Stradishall and crashed into the bomb dumps where it burst into flames.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

20-Jan

HOGAN, THOMAS JOSEPH (414403) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7571 of No 1657 HCU, which side slipped on take off from Stradishall and crashed into the bomb dumps where it burst into flames.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

20-Jan

PARKER, ALAN CHARLES (912468) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7571 of No 1657 HCU, which side slipped on take off from Stradishall and crashed into the bomb dumps where it burst into flames.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

20-Jan

WISE, SIDNEY FREDERICK (1397932) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7571 of No 1657 HCU, which side slipped on take off from Stradishall and crashed into the bomb dumps where it burst into flames.  He is buried in Greenford Park Cemetery

20-Jan

FULLER, RICHARD JAMES (1399536) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7571 of No 1657 HCU, which side slipped on take off from Stradishall and crashed into the bomb dumps where it burst into flames.  He is buried in Merton (St Mary) Churchyard

20-Jan

ROBINSON, LEONARD HUGH (1590995) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling I, W7571 of No 1657 HCU, which side slipped on take off from Stradishall and crashed into the bomb dumps where it burst into flames.  He is buried in Warmsworth Cemetery

20-Jan

DOWNES, PATRICK (1671293) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK273 of No 18 OTU, which dived into the ground near Worksop College after a propeller blade sheered off during an overshoot on a night conversion flight.  He is buried in Great Crosby (SS Peter and Paul) Roman Catholic Churchyard

20-Jan

SILLATOE, KENNETH ERNEST DUDLEY (1216021) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK273 of No 18 OTU, which dived into the ground near Worksop College after a propeller blade sheered off during an overshoot on a night conversion flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

20-Jan

WADE, ROBERT FREDERICK (152946) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK273 of No 18 OTU, which dived into the ground near Worksop College after a propeller blade sheered off during an overshoot on a night conversion flight.  He is buried in/or was cremated at  Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

20-Jan

JENNINGS, RICHARD HARVEY BROOK(118399) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK273 of No 18 OTU, which dived into the ground near Worksop College after a propeller blade sheered off during an overshoot on a night conversion flight.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery

20-Jan

SEARS, COLIN WILLIAM OWEN (152995) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK273 of No 18 OTU, which dived into the ground near Worksop College after a propeller blade sheered off during an overshoot on a night conversion flight.  He was buried or cremated at the Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery

20-Jan

GOLDSWORTHY, JOHN HOWARD (409107) age: 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, AZ519 of No 2 FIS, which crashed near Edzell.  He is buried in Montrose (Sleepyhillock) Cemetery

20-Jan

HAINES, JOHN MARRIOTT (1324343) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, AZ519 of No 2 FIS, which crashed near Edzell.  He is buried in Olney (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard

20-Jan

DEAKIN, GEOFFREY FRANCIS (116756) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Magister I, R1955 of No 60 OTU, which crashed near Stoke Orchard whilst he was flying to visit his father who was terminally ill.  He is buried in Bridstow (St Bridget) Churchyard

20-Jan

AYLOTT, JOHN JEFFREY (1334222) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD795 of No 60 OTU, which flew into hillside in Ayrshire during a night cross-country.  He is buried in Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery.

20-Jan

KACZMAREK, Stefan(P.782195) age: 29 PAF

LAC

He was serving with No 8304 Servicing Echelon and died at Predannack, Cornwall from injuries sustained in a road traffic accident.  He is buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery

20-Jan

DAVEY, ERIC WILLIAM (1577501) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He had been flying in Anson I, EF969 of the CNS, died from exposure in the dinghy after it ditched off Point of Ayre following an engine failure due to fuel problems.  He is buried in Coventry (London Road) Cemetery

20-Jan

WRIGHT, GEOFFREY CLEGG (1022293) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He had been flying in Anson I, EF969 of the CNS, died from exposure in the dinghy after it ditched off Point of Ayre following an engine failure due to fuel problems.  He is buried in Heywood Cemetery, Lancashire

20-Jan

WISE, LEONARD ERNEST CHARLES (640708) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He had been flying in Anson I, EF969 of the CNS, died from exposure in the dinghy after it ditched off Point of Ayre following an engine failure due to fuel problems.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery

20-Jan

MARSHALL, JAMES (635852) age: 25 RAF

LAC

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

20-Jan

CROSS, HENRY (351266) age: 39 RAF

WO

He was serving at HQ, No 93 Group and died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford from chronic nephritis.  He is buried in Whickham (Garden House) Cemetery.

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