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Casualties - 22 - 23 January 1944


22-Jan

HERBERT, KENNETH EDWARD (121565) age: 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He had been serving with No 27 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being interrogated at the Rangoon Law Courts.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

22-Jan

BAILEY, REGINALD CHARLES (1398336) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX317 TL-M of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

HILL, THOMAS WILLIAM (169912) age: 28 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX317 TL-M of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

RICHARDS, PETER JOHN (124493) age: 19 RAFVR

P J Richards in Sicily in 1943 (Courtesy - Dave Gregg)

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MA589 of No 43 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over Anzio.  He is buried in Rome War Cemetery

Photo opposite shows him in Sicily in 1943 (Courtesy - Dave Gregg)

22-Jan

RUDDICK, JAMES (89839) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV263 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

O'CONNELL, RICHARD JAMES (1217981) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV263 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

PROCTOR, EDGAR WILLIAM (1313237) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV263 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

BALAAM, ERNEST (1240198) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV263 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

DUGGAN, DENIS CECIL (1397590) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV263 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

FERGUSON, DAVID ANDERSON (1678323) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV263 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

MIRAMS, DOUGLAS CHARLES (1338928) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV263 KM-M of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

HUME, DAVID BALFOUR (136846) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LX863 of No 47 Sqn, which ditched in the sea following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Jan

PRICE, JAMES ALFRED (125472) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV774 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which came down on a German Army range at Oldebroek in Holland during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Oldebroek General Cemetery

22-Jan

PRONGER, GORDON BENTLEY (J/22627) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV774 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which came down on a German Army range at Oldebroek in Holland during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Oldebroek General Cemetery

22-Jan

ENTWISTLE, DONNEL (1394106) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV774 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which came down on a German Army range at Oldebroek in Holland during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Oldebroek General Cemetery

22-Jan

LANAGHAN, JOHN (155909) age: 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV774 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which came down on a German Army range at Oldebroek in Holland during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Oldebroek General Cemetery

22-Jan

BUCKNALL, GEOFFREY JAMES (1232279) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV774 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which came down on a German Army range at Oldebroek in Holland during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Oldebroek General Cemetery

22-Jan

O'SULLIVAN, JOHN (984533) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV774 MH-B of No 51 Sqn, which came down on a German Army range at Oldebroek in Holland during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Oldebroek General Cemetery

22-Jan

ANUNSSKOS, T RNAF() age: Killed

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK733 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  

22-Jan

JAMES, BRIAN RUSSELL (417490) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK733 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

WYATT, HENRY (152738) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK733 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

DRIVER, LEONARD GEORGE(1318434) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK733 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

GORRIE, JAMES (1342377) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK733 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

JESSAMY, STEPHEN RICHARD (1389427) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK733 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

ROSE, JOHN (1890273) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK733 MP-B of No 76 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

ABRAHAMS, ALECK (928572) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL185 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which came down in North Sea off Walcheren during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Texel (Den Burg) Cemetery

22-Jan

HUGHES, FREDERICK (1672885) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL185 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which came down in North Sea off Walcheren during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Wissenkerke (Kamperland) General Cemetery

22-Jan

WALKER, COLIN (573551) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL185 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which came down in North Sea off Walcheren during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

GIZZI, PETER CARMINO (1434388) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL185 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which came down in North Sea off Walcheren during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

SHIELD, GEORGE ARMSTRONG (997852) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL185 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which came down in North Sea off Walcheren during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

SOUTHWARD, KENNETH CHARLES (2209471) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL185 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which came down in North Sea off Walcheren during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

SUTHERLAND, JOHN (R/60829) age: 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL185 MP-G of No 76 Sqn, which came down in North Sea off Walcheren during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

WATT, CHARLES BURNESS (50233) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW300 EY-H of No 78 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on its return from a raid to Magdeburg as a result of fuel shortage caused by damage by a night fighter on the outward leg of the sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

REES, DAVID ROBERT HARDING (1337828) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW300 EY-H of No 78 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on its return from a raid to Magdeburg as a result of fuel shortage caused by damage by a night fighter on the outward leg of the sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

FOWLER, PETER (1873581) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW300 EY-H of No 78 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on its return from a raid to Magdeburg as a result of fuel shortage caused by damage by a night fighter on the outward leg of the sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

MOXEN, ERIC (1042640) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW300 EY-H of No 78 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on its return from a raid to Magdeburg as a result of fuel shortage caused by damage by a night fighter on the outward leg of the sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

MULLIGAN, MAURICE GREGORY (R/184306) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW300 EY-H of No 78 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on its return from a raid to Magdeburg as a result of fuel shortage caused by damage by a night fighter on the outward leg of the sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

SEFTON, EDWARD (983376) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Holderness of No 78 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Liverpool (Kirkdale) Cemetery

22-Jan

ABBOTT, ARTHUR FRANK (1307/9) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB488 OL-X of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Stendal during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

WATKINS, ALFRED ERNEST (518019) age: 28 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB488 OL-X of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Stendal during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

RICHARDSON, ROBERT (1483352) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB488 OL-X of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Stendal during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

DAVIES, JOHN CHARLES HENRY (141523) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB488 OL-X of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Stendal during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

EDWARDS, THOMAS WILLIAM (1082724) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB488 OL-X of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Stendal during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

SMITH, HUBERT FREDERICK (1535180) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB488 OL-X of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Stendal during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

DIBDEN, CLIFFORD JOHN (136511) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Spitfire VIII, JF362 of No 92 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Marcianise after hitting trees.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

22-Jan

TAYLOR, NORMAN (1570098) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW274 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Flamborough Head during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery

22-Jan

CHADWICK, RONALD WILLIAM (1891349) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW274 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Flamborough Head during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Twickenham Cemetery

22-Jan

CLOGG, ALAN LESLIE(J/20926) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW274 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Flamborough Head during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

O'NEILL, LAWRENCE WILLIAM (J/22703) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW274 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Flamborough Head during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

SMITH, JOSEPH MORRISON (1496241) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW274 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Flamborough Head during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

BETTS, REGINALD CLAUDE(1618081) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW274 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Flamborough Head during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

FORSTER, DOUGLAS GEORGE(1480362) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW274 DY-R of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Flamborough Head during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

BELPAIR, ROGER MARIPAUL JOSEPH (1424819) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 115 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated in the Maidenhead Register

22-Jan

COLLINGWOOD, LEWIS (1823042) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Buckrose of No 158 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Beith New Burial Ground

22-Jan

EVANS, CYRIL EDWARD (1473693) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Buckrose of No 158 Sqn, which .   Blackpool Cemetery

22-Jan

CAILE, ALBERT (1018880) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM390 AS-F of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

HANDS, JOHN EDWARD (1576688) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM390 AS-F of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

LANDAU, HENRY (657030) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM390 AS-F of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

COLLINS, LESLIE(1593956) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM390 AS-F of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

COTTEE, FRED (1527411) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM390 AS-F of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

FINCH, WILLIAM JAMES THOMAS (1814408) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM390 AS-F of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

LYNCH, JAMES (910937) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM390 AS-F of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

SEELEY, KENNETH JOHN (1270400) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ130 'S' of No 211 Sqn, which was probably shot down by AA fire during an attack on a bridge at Meza.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

22-Jan

SHORT, PHILIP GEORGE(1322044) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ130 'S' of No 211 Sqn, which was probably shot down by AA fire during an attack on a bridge at Meza.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

22-Jan

GIBSON, WALTER (552272) age: 23 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Fukuoko area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

22-Jan

FLETCHER, WILLIAM JOHN KENNEDY (R/143004) age: 24 RCAF

WO II

He was mortally wounded whilst flying in Halifax III, JD420 VR-D of No 419 Sqn, which was hit by flak on the return leg of a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Jan

ZACHARIAS, HENRY JACOB(R/85341) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW444 QB-H of No 424 Sqn, which crashed into the River Swale on the approach to Skipton-on-Swale following an engine failure shortly after taking off for training sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

22-Jan

RONDELET, REVACHILLE NICOLAS (160504) age: Unknown RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL139 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which exploded as it was leaving the target area after being attacked by a night fighter during a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

DAWSON, RAYMOND (159010) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL139 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which exploded as it was leaving the target area after being attacked by a night fighter during a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

JONES, LLOYD WILLIAM WESLEY (J/18966) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL139 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which exploded as it was leaving the target area after being attacked by a night fighter during a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

NICKERSON, ROLAND OTIS (J/18917) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL139 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which exploded as it was leaving the target area after being attacked by a night fighter during a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

GRAY, LEONARD SAMUEL (J/18925) age: 

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL139 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which exploded as it was leaving the target area after being attacked by a night fighter during a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

ARNOT, DONALD MACKENZIE (J/13470) age: 22 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL139 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which exploded as it was leaving the target area after being attacked by a night fighter during a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

MARTIN, ARTHUR NORMAN (C/782) age: 28 RCAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL139 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which exploded as it was leaving the target area after being attacked by a night fighter during a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

MACKEIGAN, EION LLOYD (J/25355) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL176 ZL-Q of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

WARWICK, VINCENT MAURICE (J/22590) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL176 ZL-Q of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

WEIR, ROBERT NORMAN (R/152759) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL176 ZL-Q of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

JONES, JAMES IVOR (1836046) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL176 ZL-Q of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

MORGAN, WILLIAM THOMAS (1413306) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL176 ZL-Q of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

RYAN, CHARLES PATRICK (2220652) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL176 ZL-Q of No 427 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

MYER, EDWARD MICHAEL (1382834) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS843 QO-O of No 432 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter in target area during a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

O'DONNELL, WILLIAM JOHN (420906) age: 28 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS843 QO-O of No 432 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter in target area during a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

POCOCK, DOUGLAS LZYN (R/163007) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS843 QO-O of No 432 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter in target area during a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

POOLE, JACK SEALY (1334787) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS843 QO-O of No 432 Sqn, which shot down by a night fighter in target area during a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

22-Jan

McCLELLAN, ROBERT BRUCE(J/21190) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX289 BM-T of No 433 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

REED, WILLIAM REGINALD (J/25591) age: 36 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX289 BM-T of No 433 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

SEYMOUR, JOHN HENRY (J/23740) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX289 BM-T of No 433 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

MEGAINEY, ROWLAND HENRY (155071) age: 19 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX289 BM-T of No 433 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

DEPPER, CLIFFORD LLOYD (J/86266) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX289 BM-T of No 433 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

TOWNSEND, JOHN MICHAEL (578126) age: 21 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX289 BM-T of No 433 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

WILSON, JAMES ARCHIBALD (R/139291) age: 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX289 BM-T of No 433 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

JOHNSTON, CONRAD GEORGE(412066) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX312 HD-K of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at De Lutte (Overijssel) during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Losser (De Lutte) Roman Catholic Churchyard

22-Jan

THOMPSON, JOHN KEVIN (422757) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX312 HD-K of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at De Lutte (Overijssel) during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Losser (De Lutte) Roman Catholic Churchyard

22-Jan

HENNAN, SYDNEY (1028076) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX312 HD-K of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at De Lutte (Overijssel) during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Losser (De Lutte) Roman Catholic Churchyard

22-Jan

MORGAN, JOHN FISHER (1417169) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX312 HD-K of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at De Lutte (Overijssel) during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Losser (De Lutte) Roman Catholic Churchyard

22-Jan

WYKES, LEONARD WILLIAM (1386942) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX312 HD-K of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at De Lutte (Overijssel) during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Losser (De Lutte) Roman Catholic Churchyard

22-Jan

PEARSE, LAWRENCE WILFRED (406550) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED803 PO-B of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

FRANCIS, KENNETH WILLIAM PERRY (422482) age: 22

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED803 PO-B of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

CORCORAN, REGINALD ROBERT (423648) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED803 PO-B of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

GALLAGHER, RONALD DAVID (427459) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED803 PO-B of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

MITCHELL, JACK (408312) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED803 PO-B of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

ATKINSON, JOHN ANTHONY (970210) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED803 PO-B of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

GREEN, WALTER STUART (1339001) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving as a Wireless Mechanic and was probably killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR693 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to St Davids.  He is buried in Trevethin (St Cadoc) Churchyard.

22-Jan

CHAPMAN, WILBUR HENRY (417157) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS824 JI-K of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Hindeloopen Protestant Churchyard

22-Jan

WILLIAMS, JOHN KENNETH (161058) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS824 JI-K of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Staveren General Cemetery

22-Jan

LANE, ERNEST ALLAN (932746) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS824 JI-K of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Makkum) Protestant Churchyard

22-Jan

MILLIS, LESLIE NOEL (1334196) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS824 JI-K of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Wonseradeel (Makkum) Protestant Churchyard

22-Jan

HENSHAW, DONALD FRANK (151014) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS824 JI-K of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

KEENEN, JAMES RICHARD (1570038) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS824 JI-K of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

PRATT, ARTHUR (914246) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS824 JI-K of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

UPTON, PETER WILLIAM (1336538) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL627 JI-U of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Harlingen General Cemetery

22-Jan

BRETTELL, ARTHUR (1493262) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL627 JI-U of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is buried in Harlingen General Cemetery

22-Jan

BAKER, WILLIAM LEROY (J/92601) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL627 JI-U of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

BENNETT, RICHARD ALBERT JOHN (J/87679) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL627 JI-U of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

DODD, THOMAS WILFRED (J/87616) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL627 JI-U of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

LOWERY, KENNETH ARTHUR (1622243) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL627 JI-U of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

HUGHES, DENNIS JAMES (1312982) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL627 JI-U of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM HENRY GEORGE(141572) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He died from exposure whilst flying in Halifax III, LW468 LX-J of No 578 Sqn, which ditched off Flamborough Head during a raid on Magdeburg.  He is buried in Mountain Ash (Ynysybwl) Cemetery

22-Jan

BALDRY, CECIL MALCOLM (1583083) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He drowned whilst flying in Halifax III, LW468 LX-J of No 578 Sqn, which ditched off Flamborough Head during a raid on Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

LESTER, ALBERT THOMAS (1893217) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He drowned whilst flying in Halifax III, LW468 LX-J of No 578 Sqn, which ditched off Flamborough Head during a raid on Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

HOMEWOOD, JOHN WALTER (1392321) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB294 of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a diversionary raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

REEDMAN, ALEXANDER WILLIAM (1319532) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB294 of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a diversionary raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

MARKS, MORRIS SLOCK (R/153059) age: 25 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB294 of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a diversionary raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

MORRIS, JOHN DESMOND (1652943) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB294 of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a diversionary raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

STOPP, ALEXANDER CHARLES (1387473) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB294 of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a diversionary raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

YORKE, WILLIAM GEORGE(1802298) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB294 of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a diversionary raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

22-Jan

WALKER, GEORGE SHARPE (J/23729) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW459 C8-W of No 640 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Flamborough Head on its return from a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

BATTEN, DOUGLAS WALTER (30053) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW459 C8-W of No 640 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Flamborough Head on its return from a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

JONES, STANLEY (1235025) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW459 C8-W of No 640 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Flamborough Head on its return from a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

CRAIG, JOHN RICHARD (1390151) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW459 C8-W of No 640 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Flamborough Head on its return from a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

HAYLOCK, JOHN ANDREW (1385509) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW459 C8-W of No 640 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Flamborough Head on its return from a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

WILKINSON, THOMAS SWINBANK (1523185) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW459 C8-W of No 640 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Flamborough Head on its return from a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

SIROVYAK, JOHN (R/131523) age: Unknown RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW459 C8-W of No 640 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea off Flamborough Head on its return from a raid to Magdeburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

ALLEN, BASIL GEORGE RAGDALE(1519715) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6451 of No 1 AOS, which crashed near Kinmount in Ontario during a compass swinging exercise.  He is buried in Toronto (Prospect) Cemetery

22-Jan

WOLDEN, CLIFFORD (1521790) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6451 of No 1 AOS, which crashed near Kinmount in Ontario during a compass swinging exercise.  He is buried in Toronto (Prospect) Cemetery

22-Jan

RAYNER, ERIC JAMES (1338914) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT693 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed near Blyton whilst practising circuits and landings.  He is buried in Barkingside Cemetery, Ilford

22-Jan

HILL, KENNETH ARTHUR (421918) age: 24 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT693 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed near Blyton whilst practising circuits and landings.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

22-Jan

CHAFFE, ARTHUR ERNEST (1652522) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT693 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed near Blyton whilst practising circuits and landings.  He is buried in Gellygaer (Gwaelodybrithdir) Cemetery

22-Jan

FEARNS, RAYMOND DENNIS (124450) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN667 of No 3 OADU, which crashed in Somerset on a transit flight to North Africa.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

22-Jan

LETCHER, ROBERT JOHN (416437) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN667 of No 3 OADU, which crashed in Somerset on a transit flight to North Africa.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

22-Jan

McCOURT, JAMES (1144337) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN667 of No 3 OADU, which crashed in Somerset on a transit flight to North Africa.  He is buried in Dipton (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

22-Jan

LARKINS, DAVID BRIAN (409554) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA268 of No 3 OADU, which was on a transit flight from Hurn to Rabat Sale when it was hit by a Fortress on the same route whilst they were both flying in cloud off Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

STAMPER, BASIL (1044457) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA268 of No 3 OADU, which was on a transit flight from Hurn to Rabat Sale when it was hit by a Fortress on the same route whilst they were both flying in cloud off Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

MILLS, THOMAS JOSEPH (1250065) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA268 of No 3 OADU, which was on a transit flight from Hurn to Rabat Sale when it was hit by a Fortress on the same route whilst they were both flying in cloud off Brest.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Jan

ROGERS, WILLIAM JOHN (J/10753) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG321 of No 3 SGR, which crashed at Warton.  2 others killed.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

22-Jan

WARDROPE, WALTER SCOTT TELFORD (WALLY) (49248) age: 24 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG321 of No 3 SGR, which crashed at Warton.  2 others killed.  He is buried in Marton (St Paul) Church Burial Ground

22-Jan

JUPP, JAMES JOHN (J/9342) age: 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ473 of No 8 (C) OTU, which crashed near Dinsdale in Yorkshire following a structural failure in the air.  I other killed.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

22-Jan

JONES, WILLIAM CHARLES (1074824) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at Kallang but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Kanchanaburi in Thailand.  He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

22-Jan

OZIEMBLOWSKI, Jerzy Wladyslaw(P.794953) age: 23 PAF

AC2

He was serving with the P.S.P. and died in hospital, his death being registered in Leeds.  He is buried in Killingbrook Cemetery

22-Jan

MITCHELL, ALAN (1359217) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ473 of No 8 (C) OTU, which crashed near Dinsdale in Yorkshire following a structural failure in the air.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery.

22-Jan

BRAND, GORDON (1344948) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He died in SSQ from injuries sustained whilst flying in Halifax II, DT693 of No 1662 HCU, which crashed near Blyton whilst practising circuits and landings.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Trinity) Cemetery.

23-Jan

CLEMSON, ALAN JAMES (612622) age: 25 RAF

AC1

He had been serving with No 72 Sqn at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained, but it was registered in Camberwell.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

23-Jan

McNEIL, CAMERON LIVINGSTONE (J/22154) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire XII, EN624 of No 91 Sqn, which failed to pull out of a dive during a dive bombing practice.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Jan

JOHNSTON, JAMES (1481596) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN333 'B' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an aircraft factory at Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

23-Jan

BRAND, JOHN SMITH (1552822) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN333 'B' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an aircraft factory at Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

23-Jan

BRITTLE, KENNETH HENRY (1318094) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN333 'B' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an aircraft factory at Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

23-Jan

CAMPBELL, ARTHUR HAROLD (1562576) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN333 'B' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an aircraft factory at Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

23-Jan

MONTGOMERY, NEIL (1371574) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN333 'B' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an aircraft factory at Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

23-Jan

HANNIBAL, JOHN HOWARD (130285) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8293 'K' of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into house shortly after taking off from Pomigliano.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery.

23-Jan

HONEY, GORDON ARTHUR (1284070) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8293 'K' of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into house shortly after taking off from Pomigliano.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery.

23-Jan

LEE, ARTHUR (1128221) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8293 'K' of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into house shortly after taking off from Pomigliano.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery.

23-Jan

TEMBY, COLIN SAMUEL (416389) age: 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8293 'K' of No 114 Sqn, which crashed into house shortly after taking off from Pomigliano.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery.

23-Jan

OAKLEY, GORDON WILLIAM (1439778) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL860 of No 130 Sqn, which crashed near Scorton.  He is buried in Fulford Cemetery

23-Jan

MARKETO, MIRO PETER (428729) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN515 'V' of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an aircraft factory at Maribor.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Jan

THYER, LEON JOHN (417014) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN515 'V' of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an aircraft factory at Maribor.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Jan

CANE, EDWARD GEORGE(1075170) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN515 'V' of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an aircraft factory at Maribor.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Jan

WALTERS, MICHAEL FREDERICK REYNOLD (986045) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN515 'V' of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an aircraft factory at Maribor.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Jan

WILLIAMS, RHYS (1136756) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN515 'V' of No 150 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an aircraft factory at Maribor.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-Jan

PRESTON, WILFRED (133520) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG272 MA-U of No 161 Sqn, which collided with LL182 of the same unit over the North Sea during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

SMITH, KENNETH FERRIS (145144) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG272 MA-U of No 161 Sqn, which collided with LL182 of the same unit over the North Sea during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

LIVINGSTON, MATHEW (802523) age: 28 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG272 MA-U of No 161 Sqn, which collided with LL182 of the same unit over the North Sea during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

BRADSHAW, JOHN RICHARD (1192320) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG272 MA-U of No 161 Sqn, which collided with LL182 of the same unit over the North Sea during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

ROBERTS, KENNETH JAMES (1086767) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG272 MA-U of No 161 Sqn, which collided with LL182 of the same unit over the North Sea during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

WHYTE, JOHN ANDERSON (1302098) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG272 MA-U of No 161 Sqn, which collided with LL182 of the same unit over the North Sea during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

CUSHING, KEITH (1505655) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG272 MA-U of No 161 Sqn, which collided with LL182 of the same unit over the North Sea during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

KEAY, JOHN MORRICE(137607) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL182 MA-V of No 161 Sqn, which collided with DG272 of the same unit over the North Sea during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

ROBERTSON, JAMES WILLIAM (1553559) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL182 MA-V of No 161 Sqn, which collided with DG272 of the same unit over the North Sea during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

WALTON, HENRY CHARLES (571411) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL182 MA-V of No 161 Sqn, which collided with DG272 of the same unit over the North Sea during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

HARVEY, LYAL (1825211) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL182 MA-V of No 161 Sqn, which collided with DG272 of the same unit over the North Sea during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

HEATON, EDWARD (1549534) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL182 MA-V of No 161 Sqn, which collided with DG272 of the same unit over the North Sea during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

MEIKLE, WILLIAM (1572413) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL182 MA-V of No 161 Sqn, which collided with DG272 of the same unit over the North Sea during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

RICHARDSON, EDWARD ROBERT (1590570) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL182 MA-V of No 161 Sqn, which collided with DG272 of the same unit over the North Sea during an ASR sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

JUDD, KENNETH STANLEY (135518) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL270 of No 227 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to land at Berka III.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

23-Jan

HUTCHISON, RICHARD BALMAIN (J/21234) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JL905 of No 227 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie off the Greek coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Jan

SAWLE, LESLIE(1080661) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JL905 of No 227 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie off the Greek coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Jan

BLAKE, GEOFFREY ARTHUR (568646) age: 24 RAF

Sgt

He had been serving with No 242 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

23-Jan

STOCKFORD, WILLIAM LESLIE(1396830) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 20 Jan 1944 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

23-Jan

MARKEY, JOHN REGINALD (403429) age: 31 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP704 of No 458 Sqn, which ditched following a engine fire whilst on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

23-Jan

ROGERS, THOMAS RICHARD (425372) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP704 of No 458 Sqn, which ditched following a engine fire whilst on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

23-Jan

SHIPARD, JOHN CHARLES (416895) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP704 of No 458 Sqn, which ditched following a engine fire whilst on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

23-Jan

TAYLOR, LEO CRAMPTON (410397) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP704 of No 458 Sqn, which ditched following a engine fire whilst on an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

23-Jan

JOHNSTON, GEORGE PETER (J/18128) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ774 of No 464 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Hunsdon after flying through the slipstream of a USAAF aircraft during a test flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Jan

JENKINSON, WILLIAM (155550) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ774 of No 464 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Hunsdon after flying through the slipstream of a USAAF aircraft during a test flight.  He is buried in Winchester (Magdalen Hill) Cemetery

23-Jan

HEWITSON, DONALD PARR (1867399) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK704 of No 518 Sqn, which flew into a cliff in County Donegal during a meteorological recce flight.  He is buried in Boldmere (St  Michael) Churchyard

23-Jan

HUSSEY, FREDERIC LEWARNE ERIC (1800648) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK704 of No 518 Sqn, which flew into a cliff in County Donegal during a meteorological recce flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Jan

ASH, FRANK (1375269) age: 28 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK704 of No 518 Sqn, which flew into a cliff in County Donegal during a meteorological recce flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Jan

UPSHALL, LLOYD JOYCE (R/127754) age: 24 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK704 of No 518 Sqn, which flew into a cliff in County Donegal during a meteorological recce flight.  He is buried in Irvinestown (Sacred Heart) Roman Catholic Churchyard

23-Jan

ADAMIC, VLADIMIR (J/25181) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK704 of No 518 Sqn, which flew into a cliff in County Donegal during a meteorological recce flight.  He is buried in Irvinestown (Sacred Heart) Roman Catholic Churchyard

23-Jan

DAWSON, FREDERICK EDWARD (J/25182) age: 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK704 of No 518 Sqn, which flew into a cliff in County Donegal during a meteorological recce flight.  He is buried in Irvinestown (Sacred Heart) Roman Catholic Churchyard

23-Jan

GZOWSKI, NORMAN GLYN (J/25335) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK704 of No 518 Sqn, which flew into a cliff in County Donegal during a meteorological recce flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

SCOTT, CLARENCE LOREE (J/20119) age: 21 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK704 of No 518 Sqn, which flew into a cliff in County Donegal during a meteorological recce flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Jan

COX, KEITH KIPLING (400141) age: 29 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR448 of No 610 Sqn, which crashed at Croydon whilst carrying out unauthorised low level aerobatics over the airfield.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Jan

GIBB, JOHN WILLIAM (1821194) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG258 'J' of No 1667 HCU, which broke up in a dive after control was lost in cloud following an engine failure on a high level cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery

23-Jan

WYATT, WILLIAM GEORGE(1893144) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG258 'J' of No 1667 HCU, which broke up in a dive after control was lost in cloud following an engine failure on a high level cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Abney Park Cemetery

23-Jan

RAMSAY, DAVID (1684235) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG258 'J' of No 1667 HCU, which broke up in a dive after control was lost in cloud following an engine failure on a high level cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Bentley-with-Arksey New Cemetery

23-Jan

GAWLER, ELLIS ROBERT (1193341) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG258 'J' of No 1667 HCU, which broke up in a dive after control was lost in cloud following an engine failure on a high level cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Canford Magna Church Cemetery

23-Jan

WAREHAM, WILLIAM HENRY (1319125) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG258 'J' of No 1667 HCU, which broke up in a dive after control was lost in cloud following an engine failure on a high level cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Chelmsford (Writtle Road) Cemetery

23-Jan

SPRIGGS, JOHN STANLEY (1449550) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG258 'J' of No 1667 HCU, which broke up in a dive after control was lost in cloud following an engine failure on a high level cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

23-Jan

FISHER, NORMAN (1451885) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG258 'J' of No 1667 HCU, which broke up in a dive after control was lost in cloud following an engine failure on a high level cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Cleckheaton New Cemetery

23-Jan

BENNETT, PAUL KENNETH ERNEST (1334810) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG258 'J' of No 1667 HCU, which broke up in a dive after control was lost in cloud following an engine failure on a high level cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Herne Bay Cemetery

23-Jan

CLARK, ALBERT ARTHUR (2210061) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DG258 'J' of No 1667 HCU, which broke up in a dive after control was lost in cloud following an engine failure on a high level cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Salford (Weaste) Cemetery

23-Jan

CARR, STUART ALLAN (R/209938) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS839 of No 1679 HCU, which crashed during a night training flight at Ridgemont in Bedfordshire.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

23-Jan

GROSSER, ROY WILLIAM (J/26488) age: 27 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS839 of No 1679 HCU, which crashed during a night training flight at Ridgemont in Bedfordshire.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

23-Jan

MacDONALD, FRED WHITTEN (R/153164) age: 31 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS839 of No 1679 HCU, which crashed during a night training flight at Ridgemont in Bedfordshire.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

23-Jan

FARRELL, JAMES JOSEPH (R/144036) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS839 of No 1679 HCU, which crashed during a night training flight at Ridgemont in Bedfordshire.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

23-Jan

HOGAN, LEONARD IGNATIUS (R/160470) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS839 of No 1679 HCU, which crashed during a night training flight at Ridgemont in Bedfordshire.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

23-Jan

THOMPSON, LESLIE(1818855) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS839 of No 1679 HCU, which crashed during a night training flight at Ridgemont in Bedfordshire.  He is buried in Newcastle-under-Lyme Cemetery

23-Jan

HURLEY, DENNIS JAMES (1457547) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE751 of No 20 OTU, which crashed onto Elgin Golf Course during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Leytonstone (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

23-Jan

WILLIAMS, JAMES (415709) age: 33 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE751 of No 20 OTU, which crashed onto Elgin Golf Course during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

23-Jan

BURTON, ROBERT WILLIAM (R/192592) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE751 of No 20 OTU, which crashed onto Elgin Golf Course during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground

23-Jan

COUSE, GEORGE FITZGERALD (R/197319) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE751 of No 20 OTU, which crashed onto Elgin Golf Course during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Lossiemouth Burial Ground

23-Jan

SANDERSON, DONALD (1684681) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE751 of No 20 OTU, which crashed onto Elgin Golf Course during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

23-Jan

GRANSDEN, LAURENCE WILFRED (1464570) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE751 of No 20 OTU, which crashed onto Elgin Golf Course during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Sittingbourne Cemetery

23-Jan

HAYLETT, JOSEPH AARON (1256573) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 4418 Flt, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

23-Jan

CAWLEY, CLAUDE RONALD BOND (1639620) age: 41 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving at Draft 5393, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

23-Jan

CLARKSON, FRED (590664) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He had been serving at Kai Tak but died in Japanese captivity, probably whilst being held in a camp at Amagasaki in Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

23-Jan

HUGHES, WILLIAM GRENVILLE MORVAN (1058878) age: 32 RAFVR

Cpl

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

23-Jan

HOLFORD, ERIC WILLIAM (31327) age: 29 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang, AG597 of No 41 OTU, which  collided with a Beaufighter of the ATA when he landed on the wrong runway at Hawarden.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery.

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