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Casualties - 1 - 5 February 1944


01-Feb

BROWN, JOHN THOMAS (1314917) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK142 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

01-Feb

CARR, WALTER HORACE(1199387) age: 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK142 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

01-Feb

GILCHRIST, THOMAS NORMAN (1122992) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK142 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

01-Feb

REID, MAURICE CHEYNE(178071) age: 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK142 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

01-Feb

DALEY, PATRICK (1028881) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK142 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

01-Feb

WESTERN, ARTHUR (968412) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK142 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a reconnaissance.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

01-Feb

HARMER, J R (98213V) age: 27 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in ? of No 40 Sqn, which ?  He is buried in Moro River Canadian War Cemetery

01-Feb

LONG, ARTHUR RICHARD (919881) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN345 'M' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an aircraft factory at Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

01-Feb

DUNCAN, DONALD JAMES (133709) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN345 'M' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an aircraft factory at Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

01-Feb

FULTON, WILLIAM ROBERT CECIL (1366021) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN345 'M' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an aircraft factory at Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

01-Feb

HORNER, FRANCIS REGINALD (1384906) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN345 'M' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an aircraft factory at Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

01-Feb

RUSSELL, SYDNEY DOUGLAS (1333470) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN345 'M' of No 104 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on an aircraft factory at Maribor.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

01-Feb

PATTON, HENRY RUPERT DUNSTAN (J/18535) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR335 of No 186 Sqn, which hit the sea in a spin off East Cromarty whilst practising tight turns.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

01-Feb

ALLISON, FRED ILLINGWORTH (129052) age: 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ160 of No 205 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Kelai in the Maldives, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

WEBB, PETER WALTON (50919) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ160 of No 205 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Kelai in the Maldives, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

McCALLUM, KENNETH GEORGE CAMPBELL (404655) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ160 of No 205 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Kelai in the Maldives, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

DAVIES, CHARLES (1081692) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ160 of No 205 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Kelai in the Maldives, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

GRANT, PERCY ALLEN ERIC (1313736) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ160 of No 205 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Kelai in the Maldives, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

JACOBS, ALBERT SYDNEY (1383819) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ160 of No 205 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Kelai in the Maldives, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

JEFFERIES, ALEC SAMUEL (1384658) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ160 of No 205 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Kelai in the Maldives, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

LINN, SYDNEY CHARLES (1483304) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ160 of No 205 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Kelai in the Maldives, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

WESTBY, WILLIAM HENRY (524787) age: 34 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ160 of No 205 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Kelai in the Maldives, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

GRIER, WILLIAM (976155) age: 25 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AJ160 of No 205 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Kelai in the Maldives, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Feb

HOUSTON, JOHN KESSON (751251) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ239 of No 239 Sqn, which crashed at Newton near Great Dunham in Norfolk during a training flight.  He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery

01-Feb

BLACK, ALLAN (107476) age: 30 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ239 of No 239 Sqn, which crashed at Newton near Great Dunham in Norfolk during a training flight.  He is buried in Irvine (Knadgerhill) Cemetery

01-Feb

MATHERLY, JONES MONRO(J/24429) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV828 of No 427 Sqn, which crashed at Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire after an engine broke away following an engine failure during a cross-country exercise and fuel consumption test.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

01-Feb

HOLDEN, PAUL (1476797) age: 39 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 534 Sqn and possibly died whilst being treated in the RAF Hospital, Uxbridge, his death being registered in Uxbridge.  He is buried in Turton (St Anne) Churchyard

01-Feb

LYONS, JOHN THOMAS DFC, DFM(169487) age: 31 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8766 of No 600 Sqn, which he abandoned near Venlotense Island following an engine failure, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

01-Feb

STANLEY, RONALD EDWIN (136869) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB444 'D' of No 624 Sqn, which crashed in the dropping zone during a SOE sortie (Sculptor 16) to Albania.  He is buried in Tirana Park Memorial Cemetery.

01-Feb

POTTER, DENNIS HILTON (427021) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB444 'D' of No 624 Sqn, which crashed in the dropping zone during a SOE sortie (Sculptor 16) to Albania.  He is buried in Tirana Park Memorial Cemetery.

01-Feb

TENNANT, EDWARD DRAKE STEEL(410105) age: 31 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB444 'D' of No 624 Sqn, which crashed in the dropping zone during a SOE sortie (Sculptor 16) to Albania.  He is buried in Tirana Park Memorial Cemetery.

01-Feb

BURLEFINGER, FRANCIS CECIL RUDOLPH (1317535) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB444 'D' of No 624 Sqn, which crashed in the dropping zone during a SOE sortie (Sculptor 16) to Albania.  He is buried in Tirana Park Memorial Cemetery.

01-Feb

DEVINE, JAMES LEO (1503292) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB444 'D' of No 624 Sqn, which crashed in the dropping zone during a SOE sortie (Sculptor 16) to Albania.  He is buried in Tirana Park Memorial Cemetery.

01-Feb

GARDNER, GEORGE(2214238) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB444 'D' of No 624 Sqn, which crashed in the dropping zone during a SOE sortie (Sculptor 16) to Albania.  He is buried in Tirana Park Memorial Cemetery.

01-Feb

HUGHES, JOHN DOUGLAS (145336) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV DZ551 AZ-E of No 627 Sqn, which came down at Hannover during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

01-Feb

WILLMOTT, ANTHONY PATRICK (159468) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV DZ551 AZ-E of No 627 Sqn, which came down at Hannover during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

01-Feb

MISIEJUK, Jozef(P.783917) age: 26 PAF

AC2

He was serving as a Balloon Operator with No 929 Sqn and died in hospital at Edinburgh.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery

01-Feb

WHITE, RICHARD (1306483) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 2841 Sqn RAF Regiment and possibly died whilst being treated in the RAF Hospital, Halton, his death being registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard

01-Feb

MASON, JAMES HUBERT (J/17624) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Stirling III, EF232 'J' of No 1660 HCU, which crashed at Carlton-le-Moorland near Lincoln shortly after taking off from Swinderby for a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery

01-Feb

LAMB, GEORGE BROWN (1573789) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Stirling III, EF232 'J' of No 1660 HCU, which crashed at Carlton-le-Moorland near Lincoln shortly after taking off from Swinderby for a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Trinity) Cemetery, Broadhill Extension

01-Feb

MARTIN, STANLEY EDWARD (1390977) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Stirling III, EF232 'J' of No 1660 HCU, which crashed at Carlton-le-Moorland near Lincoln shortly after taking off from Swinderby for a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Harrow (Harrow Weald) Cemetery

01-Feb

O'MALLEY, FRANCIS GERALD (517173) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, R2341 of No 54 OTU, which flew into high ground near Lauder in Berwickshire whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Belfast (Milltown) Roman Catholic Cemetery

01-Feb

RUSTAM MURAD TAIMUR (8672) age: Unknown IL

Private

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

02-Feb

PEGG, ROBERT (1525908) age: 27 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 35 Sqn but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Eston Cemetery

02-Feb

BARNETT, CLAUDIAN GEORGE(158026) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 38 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

02-Feb

JOLLY, CECIL (122139) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER310 or Spitfire VC, JK763 of No 87 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie over Sicily/crashed near Lezzinso in Sicily during a training flight.  He is buried in Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

02-Feb

BOYER, JOSEPH RENE ROLAND (J/18960) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP658 of No 174 Sqn, which crashed out of control onto a golf course near Brighton.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

02-Feb

OWEN, GEOFFREY FREDERICK GEORGE(144613) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 221 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

02-Feb

MACREADY, JAMES (1037956) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 221 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

02-Feb

MILLER, HENRY (1049364) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 221 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

02-Feb

SMITH, GEORGE WILLIAM (1385335) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 221 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

02-Feb

HUGGINS, KENNETH (1684923) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL686 QO-F of No 432 Sqn, which crashed into trees and burst into flames at Ripon, Yorkshire whilst attempting to land at East Moor following an engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery

02-Feb

KERR, DAVID SIMPSON (J/22198) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL686 QO-F of No 432 Sqn, which crashed into trees and burst into flames at Ripon, Yorkshire whilst attempting to land at East Moor following an engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Feb

FINCH, DONALD DAVIES (J/88383) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL686 QO-F of No 432 Sqn, which crashed into trees and burst into flames at Ripon, Yorkshire whilst attempting to land at East Moor following an engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Feb

POWER, PAUL JOSEPH (J/86124) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL686 QO-F of No 432 Sqn, which crashed into trees and burst into flames at Ripon, Yorkshire whilst attempting to land at East Moor following an engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Feb

SIEBEN, JOSEPH GEORGE(J/19846) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL686 QO-F of No 432 Sqn, which crashed into trees and burst into flames at Ripon, Yorkshire whilst attempting to land at East Moor following an engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Feb

WOLF, WILFRED LAWRENCE(J/87092) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL686 QO-F of No 432 Sqn, which crashed into trees and burst into flames at Ripon, Yorkshire whilst attempting to land at East Moor following an engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Feb

PRATT-ROBINSON, RONALD (1480812) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL686 QO-F of No 432 Sqn, which crashed into trees and burst into flames at Ripon, Yorkshire whilst attempting to land at East Moor following an engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Feb

WALLIS, LEONARD ALLAN CHILWELL (1523965) age: 27 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor I, P6229 of No 1 Radio School, which spun into the ground near Grantham whilst attempting to avoid a Blenheim.  He is buried in Liverpool (West Derby) Cemetery

02-Feb

BRADE, FRANK VICTOR (947541) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor I, P6229 of No 1 Radio School, which spun into the ground near Grantham whilst attempting to avoid a Blenheim.  He is buried in Wallasey (Rake Lane) Cemetery

02-Feb

WILSON, NOEL GRANT (409866) age: 25 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7368 of the AFDU, which crashed near Hardwick during a practice dogfight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

02-Feb

McKEITH, ELIZABETH GRAHAM (2117123) age: Unknown WAAF

LACW

She was serving in the UK and died from  heart failure brought about by an abdominal adhesion resulting in an intestinal obstruction.  She is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery.

03-Feb

EARLE, JOHN CLIFFORD MORRIS (R/95842) age: 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR188 of No 3 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea off Overflakkee during a Roadstead sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

MORRISON, RONALD WILLIAM (133973) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP569 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike in the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Feb

BELL, HENRY GREENWELL (1078641) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP569 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike in the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Feb

FORD, GEORGE WILLIAM HENRY (1334140) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP569 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike in the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Feb

TAYLOR, LAWRENCE RODNEY (413150) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP569 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike in the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Feb

DUFF, HENRY LEGGAT (1365619) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP569 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike in the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Feb

WRIGHT, GEORGE DENNIS (1434995) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP569 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike in the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Feb

BARRY, AUSTEN KOLB (139220) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA108 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping strike over the Aegean.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery

03-Feb

VICE, C N (205854V) age: 20 SAAF

Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA108 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping strike over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Feb

READ, DENIS FREDERICK (171291) age: 34 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA109 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping strike over the Aegean.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery

03-Feb

LEE, PHILIP GEOFFREY (129482) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP543 of No 459 Sqn, which crashed after hitting the mast of a ship near Tobruk whilst carrying out unauthorised low flying.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

03-Feb

JONES, JOHN DAVID (1266748) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP543 of No 459 Sqn, which crashed after hitting the mast of a ship near Tobruk whilst carrying out unauthorised low flying.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

03-Feb

CAMPBELL, GEORGE(R/168048) age: 28 RCAF

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP543 of No 459 Sqn, which crashed after hitting the mast of a ship near Tobruk whilst carrying out unauthorised low flying.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

03-Feb

LUPTON, WILLIAM GEORGE(409159) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP543 of No 459 Sqn, which crashed after hitting the mast of a ship near Tobruk whilst carrying out unauthorised low flying.  He is buried in Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma

03-Feb

EDWARDS, ERNEST FRANK (422378) age: 26 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK363 of No 488 Sqn, which crashed whilst taking part in a searchlight co-operation exercise near Bradwell Bay.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

03-Feb

WATSON, KEITH JAMES (421799) age: 20 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK363 of No 488 Sqn, which crashed whilst taking part in a searchlight co-operation exercise near Bradwell Bay.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

03-Feb

PYE, JOHN EDWARD BARTLE(3005390) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was a MAO on loan to the USAAF and was killed whilst flying in B-17, 42-30131 of No 517 Sqn, which failed to return a meteorological recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Feb

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM CHARLES (1252914) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 2841 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Hadley General Cemetery

03-Feb

PROBYN, DIGHTON WALTER (J/25974) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN400 of No 16 OTU, which crashed in a spiral dive shortly after taking off from Upper Heyford  on a night flying test following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

03-Feb

MAWHINNEY, JAMES (1494278) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN400 of No 16 OTU, which crashed in a spiral dive shortly after taking off from Upper Heyford  on a night flying test following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

03-Feb

BURKE, WESLEY RAY (R/194989) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN400 of No 16 OTU, which crashed in a spiral dive shortly after taking off from Upper Heyford  on a night flying test following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

03-Feb

TOMKINS, HERBERT DIXON (1686492) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN400 of No 16 OTU, which crashed in a spiral dive shortly after taking off from Upper Heyford  on a night flying test following an engine failure.  He was cremated at  Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium

03-Feb

ADDICOTT, JOHN JAMES (1412643) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was possibly serving with No 19 MU and was killed in a hanger fire at RAF St Athan, his death being registered in Bridgend.  He is buried in Swanage (Godlingston) Cemetery

03-Feb

PYCROFT, ARTHUR GEORGE(1285550) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Harvard II, EX172 of No 20 SFTS, which failed to return from a training flight.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

03-Feb

MURPHY, ERIC REGINALD HARRY (417399) age: 34 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He died whilst flying in a Wellington of No 21 OTU and is suspected of having suffered from an oxygen failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

03-Feb

WEBB, JAMES ALBERT (1672977) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1114 'T' of No 28 OTU, which crashed after overshooting on landing at Castle Donington following an engine failure on its return from a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Blackpool (Carleton) Cemetery

03-Feb

CASSELMAN, JOHN HALIFAX (R/70340) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1114 'T' of No 28 OTU, which crashed after overshooting on landing at Castle Donington following an engine failure on its return from a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

03-Feb

COWIE, ERIC EDMOND (R/151184) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1114 'T' of No 28 OTU, which crashed after overshooting on landing at Castle Donington following an engine failure on its return from a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

03-Feb

STEPHENS, JOHN MELVILLE(R/160280) age: 26 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1114 'T' of No 28 OTU, which crashed after overshooting on landing at Castle Donington following an engine failure on its return from a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

03-Feb

STONE, WILLIAM REGINALD (R/205766) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z1114 'T' of No 28 OTU, which crashed after overshooting on landing at Castle Donington following an engine failure on its return from a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

03-Feb

LEWIS, KENNETH BUCKLER (1869643) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HK749 of No 84 OTU, which stalled and crashed whilst executing an overshoot at Worksop after running low on fuel during a navigation exercise with live bombs, which exploded on impact.  He is buried in Aspenden (St Mary) Churchyard

03-Feb

LUMBY, CLIFFORD CRAVEN (148749) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HK749 of No 84 OTU, which stalled and crashed whilst executing an overshoot at Worksop after running low on fuel during a navigation exercise with live bombs, which exploded on impact.  He is buried in Eccleshill Congregational Chapelyard

03-Feb

HARRISON, COLIN ARTHUR (42189) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HK749 of No 84 OTU, which stalled and crashed whilst executing an overshoot at Worksop after running low on fuel during a navigation exercise with live bombs, which exploded on impact.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

03-Feb

MEIN, HOWARD LEIGHTON (R/159216) age: 32 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HK749 of No 84 OTU, which stalled and crashed whilst executing an overshoot at Worksop after running low on fuel during a navigation exercise with live bombs, which exploded on impact.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

03-Feb

BALLANTYNE, JOHN ROBINSON (1082323) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HK749 of No 84 OTU, which stalled and crashed whilst executing an overshoot at Worksop after running low on fuel during a navigation exercise with live bombs, which exploded on impact.  He is buried in Mickley (St George) Churchyard

03-Feb

WARING, JOHN (151745) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HK749 of No 84 OTU, which stalled and crashed whilst executing an overshoot at Worksop after running low on fuel during a navigation exercise with live bombs, which exploded on impact.  He is buried in Mount St Mary's College Churchyard

03-Feb

BUDDEN, AUBREY ERNEST WALTER (1869819) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HK749 of No 84 OTU, which stalled and crashed whilst executing an overshoot at Worksop after running low on fuel during a navigation exercise with live bombs, which exploded on impact.  He is buried in Northfleet Cemetery

03-Feb

GODDARD, DAVID (1325950) age: 29 RAFVR

LAC

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

03-Feb

FOWLER, NORMAN (2247290) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

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

03-Feb

MURDIE, THOMAS SYDNEY WALKER (632298) age: 23 RAF

LAC

He was serving at RAF Balderton and was knocked down and killed in Spring Lane, Balderton, by a Jeep driven by a member of the US Army Air Force.  He is buried in Ashington (Holy Sepulchre) Churchyard.

03-Feb

SCHERZINGER, ALBERT LESLIE(1579653) age: 21 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed/died whilst serving at Waterloo, West Africa, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Freetown (King Tom) Cemetery

04-Feb

WILLIAMS, NORMAN JOHN (420791) age: 28 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ795 'F' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak from U-763 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Feb

BELL, DERYCK ADDISON (60573) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ795 'F' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak from U-763 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Feb

FOWLER, ERNEST JOHN (422163) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ795 'F' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak from U-763 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Feb

HILL, SYDNEY GEORGE(422557) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ795 'F' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak from U-763 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Feb

LEWIS, JOHN OWEN (416972) age: 24 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ795 'F' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak from U-763 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Feb

CHURCHMAN, JOHN WALTER (551818) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ795 'F' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak from U-763 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Feb

HOWARD, REGINALD DONOVAN (946434) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ795 'F' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak from U-763 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Feb

LIDGITT, CHARLES (1583827) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ795 'F' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak from U-763 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Feb

PATEY, VERNON TREVOR ALAN (1215935) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ795 'F' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak from U-763 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Feb

FAULKNER, FREDERICK HERBERT (1686676) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 159 Sqn, and was probably killed when Liberator VI, BZ973 caught fire whilst undergoing repair.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

04-Feb

KING-MEGGAT, JOHN RICHARD (1576610) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP902 of No 193 Sqn, which crashed into the sea after bursting into flames following an explosion whilst jettisoning a bomb.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

04-Feb

PRYKE, HENRY IVAN (159486) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, EJ110 of No 196 Sqn, which failed to return from a special duties operation.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

04-Feb

DOWZER, ROBERT (1795818) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, EJ110 of No 196 Sqn, which failed to return from a special duties operation.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

04-Feb

GLEW, KENNETH ALBERT (1320812) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, EJ110 of No 196 Sqn, which failed to return from a special duties operation.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

04-Feb

SPRAY, ALFRED (1582813) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, EJ110 of No 196 Sqn, which failed to return from a special duties operation.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

04-Feb

STAPLE, KENNETH THOMAS (1891297) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, EJ110 of No 196 Sqn, which failed to return from a special duties operation.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

04-Feb

VINCE, DENNIS TUNNARD (1602266) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, EJ110 of No 196 Sqn, which failed to return from a special duties operation.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

04-Feb

DONALDSON, JAMES (R155812) age: 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, EJ110 of No 196 Sqn, which failed to return from a special duties operation.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

04-Feb

HOGG, G S (205814V) age: 30 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 221 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

04-Feb

SALTER, GEORGE(135680) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK395 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bourges during a supply dropping sortie to South-East France.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

04-Feb

DARLINGTON, LESLIE(1529903) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK395 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bourges during a supply dropping sortie to South-East France.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

04-Feb

BENNETT, ERIC (1399130) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK395 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bourges during a supply dropping sortie to South-East France.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

04-Feb

DEAN, FREDERICK WILLIAM CHRISTIAN (1576664) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK395 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bourges during a supply dropping sortie to South-East France.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

04-Feb

EDWARDS, ALFRED VICTOR RONALD (1801246) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK395 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bourges during a supply dropping sortie to South-East France.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

04-Feb

KENT, GEORGE HAROLD (1456231) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK395 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bourges during a supply dropping sortie to South-East France.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

04-Feb

FYSON, EDWARD CREIGHTON (40103) age: 27 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LK395 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down by light flak near Bourges during a supply dropping sortie to South-East France.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

04-Feb

MURPHY, RONALD JOHN (1258676) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 2879 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Northumberland N 2nd.  He is buried in Brighton City Cemetery (Bear Road)

04-Feb

JOHN, IVOR (1018133) age: 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 40 WOU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

04-Feb

JONES, CLIFFORD DESMOND (424281) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3409 of No 82 OTU, which dived into the ground near Gamston on its return from a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Ollerton Cemetery

04-Feb

BARBER, JOSEPH LOUIS (R/180634) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3409 of No 82 OTU, which dived into the ground near Gamston on its return from a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Ollerton Cemetery

04-Feb

MAGUIRE, EDMUND HENRY DUGGAN (R/148733) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3409 of No 82 OTU, which dived into the ground near Gamston on its return from a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Ollerton Cemetery

04-Feb

WALDRON, WESTON ROSS (R/216087) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3409 of No 82 OTU, which dived into the ground near Gamston on its return from a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Ollerton Cemetery

04-Feb

FISHER, ALICK CHARLES (1322490) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3409 of No 82 OTU, which dived into the ground near Gamston on its return from a Bullseye exercise.  He was buried or cremated at the Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery

04-Feb

ODAMS, ERNEST THOMAS (1810740) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9581 of No 24 B & GNS, Moffat, which crashed at Gutu in Southern Rhodesia, but no further details available at present.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

04-Feb

WHEATLEY, NEVILLE(902241) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9581 of No 24 B & GNS, Moffat, which crashed at Gutu in Southern Rhodesia, but no further details available at present.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

04-Feb

DONAGHY, ANDREW GERRARD (1583740) age: 21 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9581 of No 24 B & GNS, Moffat, which crashed at Gutu in Southern Rhodesia, but no further details available at present.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

04-Feb

MATETICH, PETER THOMAS (778830) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, R9581 of No 24 B & GNS, Moffat, which crashed at Gutu in Southern Rhodesia, but no further details available at present.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

04-Feb

JAMES, JOHN HERBERT (85826) age: 49 RAFVR

Flt Lt

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

04-Feb

WILSON, JAMES WILLIAM (349963) age: 51 RAF

WO

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

04-Feb

JENKINS, IEUAN (1379397) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and was killed in an explosion of an ammunition train at Catterick Bridge railway station.  He is buried in Burry Port Cemetery.

04-Feb

HODGKINS, EDWARD SYDNEY (1156358) age: 28 RAF

AC2

He was serving at RAF Dirleton Radio Station and was killed whilst flying as a passenger to begin his leave in B17, 42-31715 of the 423 BS, 306 BG which crashed at Drem during a cross-country exercise from Thurleigh.  He is buried in Rushden Cemetery.

04-Feb

WALTHALL, CYRIL (2202724) age: 31 RAFVR

AC2

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

04-Feb

HARRISON, HILDA IRENE(480000) age: 25 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Bucklow.  She is buried in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery

05-Feb

MILLER, IAN STANLEY (47276) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM146 of No 2 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Popular sortie to Oisemont.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

05-Feb

BLIGHT, PETER HARDEN GOYEN (101036) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, HW853 of No 11 Sqn, which is presumed to have been shot down by Japanese fighters near Chiringa.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

05-Feb

ANDERSON, JAMES (907048) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR386 of No 21 Sqn, which was lost near Yvetot possibly being shot down by flak.  He is buried in Cherbourg Old Communal Cemetery

05-Feb

COX, GEOFFREY THOMAS (1426000) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR386 of No 21 Sqn, which was lost near Yvetot possibly being shot down by flak.  He is buried in Cherbourg Old Communal Cemetery

05-Feb

BOOTH, HENRY ARNOLD (657949) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, JG939 'C' of No 43 Sqn, which was shot down by flak.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

05-Feb

LUKE, CYRIL SPENCER (412461) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH659 of No 43 Sqn, which was shot down by flak.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

05-Feb

ARCHIBALD, ALAN GREEVES (409643) age: 33 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ878 'T' of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

BROWNING, RICHARD SAMUEL HENRY (136809) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ878 'T' of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

LANGRIDGE, FREDERICK CHARLES (133209) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ878 'T' of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

ENGLERT, WALTER LAWRENCE(J/24454) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ878 'T' of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

ROWAT, DAVID ALLAN (J/27310) age: 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ878 'T' of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

CAMPBELL, ALAN (974194) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ878 'T' of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

GANDER, FRANK WILLIAM (1418028) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ878 'T' of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

TAYLOR, DENNIS FREDERICK (629593) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ878 'T' of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

REID, WILLIAM FRANCIS (R/180999) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ878 'T' of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

THOMLISON, JOHN MACLEOD (R/188523) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ878 'T' of No 53 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the Atlantic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

HORLEY, HARRY REX (138105) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, EJ962 'R' of No 56 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Orfordness during a shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

SLATTER, JOHN FOSBROKE(87660) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ548 GB-J of No 105 Sqn, which crashed near St Ives, Cambridgeshire after colliding with USAAF B-17G, 42-97480 AW-B of 337th Bombardment Sqn, 96th Bombardment Group.  He is buried in Salford Priors (St Matthew) Churchyard

05-Feb

HEDGES, PETER OSCAR (145109) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ548 GB-J of No 105 Sqn, which crashed near St Ives, Cambridgeshire after colliding with USAAF B-17G, 42-97480 AW-B of 337th Bombardment Sqn, 96th Bombardment Group.  He was buried or cremated at the Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery

05-Feb

BISHOP, WILLIAM JOHN BARRIE(1337955) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS827 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which crashed at Great Dunmow, Essex during a night bombing exercise.  He is buried in Barry (Merthyr Dyfan) Burial Ground

05-Feb

PALMER, PHILIP FRED (543152) age: 26 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS827 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which crashed at Great Dunmow, Essex during a night bombing exercise.  He is buried in Boulton (St Mary) Churchyard

05-Feb

CLOUGH, HENRY DENTON (1671810) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS827 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which crashed at Great Dunmow, Essex during a night bombing exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

05-Feb

GREEN, RONALD ERNEST (1581870) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS827 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which crashed at Great Dunmow, Essex during a night bombing exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

05-Feb

WEBER, C A USAAF() age: Killed

1 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS827 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which crashed at Great Dunmow, Essex during a night bombing exercise.  He is buried in Indiana

05-Feb

CARLESS, JOHN (1501829) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS827 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which crashed at Great Dunmow, Essex during a night bombing exercise.  He is buried in Newport (St Woolos) Cemetery

05-Feb

SPEECHLY, JOHN CHARLES (1324131) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS827 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which crashed at Great Dunmow, Essex during a night bombing exercise.  He is buried in/or was cremated at  Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

05-Feb

MAGNESS, CHARLES GRAHAM (1579523) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS827 KO-B of No 115 Sqn, which crashed at Great Dunmow, Essex during a night bombing exercise.  He is buried in Wellington General Cemetery, Shropshire

05-Feb

ARNOLD, ALFRED STEWART (915438) age: 25 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Uckfield of No 131 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Upwell Cemetery

05-Feb

KEARON, ARTHUR BRODIE(54854) age: 24 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire, JG714 of No 136 Sqn, which was shot down by Japanese fighters over Buthidaung.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

05-Feb

MENNEL, W T (132195) age: 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in London City of No 180 Sqn, which .  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

05-Feb

LINDLEY, JOHN ROTHWELL (145378) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, EF469 of No 196 Sqn, which failed to return from an SOE sortie to France.  He is buried in Cornimont Communal Cemetery

05-Feb

MOORE, THOMAS (150068) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, EF469 of No 196 Sqn, which failed to return from an SOE sortie to France.  He is buried in Cornimont Communal Cemetery

05-Feb

WOODRUFF, LIONEL HOWARD (R/149450) age: 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, EF469 of No 196 Sqn, which failed to return from an SOE sortie to France.  He is buried in Cornimont Communal Cemetery

05-Feb

BULL, FREDERICK CECIL (1164725) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 213 Sqn, .  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

05-Feb

BLACKLOCK, NORMAN PETER (147757) age: Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR251 of No 263 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Cap de la Hague during a shipping recce to the Alderney area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

McCORMICK, KEITH ROBERT (J/16757) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK454 of No 410 Sqn, which crashed near Tilty in Essex during an air-to-ground firing practice.  He is buried in Saffron Walden Cemetery

05-Feb

WILLIAMSON, DENIS THOMAS (149922) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX175 'R' of No 502 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

GELDART, DOUGLAS EMERSON (J/23869) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX175 'R' of No 502 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

CULLING-MANNIX, FRANCIS THOMAS (413535) age: 26 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX175 'R' of No 502 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

WOOLCOTT, EDMUND LEGH (412046) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX175 'R' of No 502 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

BOTSFORD, LAURENCE NEILL (C/85726) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX175 'R' of No 502 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

OSTLER, CYRIL (1311159) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX175 'R' of No 502 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

BEATON, STANLEY (817076) age: 27 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX175 'R' of No 502 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

FAHEY, MATTHEW JAMES (629918) age: 24 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX175 'R' of No 502 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

BRADLEY, JIM (1048591) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 123 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

05-Feb

KINSMAN, WILLIAM CLIFTON (427123) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA455 of No 26 OTU, which crashed into a wood near Wing whilst attempting to land following a loss of power on its return from a training exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

05-Feb

DUGUID, JAMES SCOTT (R/170623) age: 23 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA455 of No 26 OTU, which crashed into a wood near Wing whilst attempting to land following a loss of power on its return from a training exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

05-Feb

PEARCE, WILLIAM FRANCIS (1421315) age: 34 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 52 MT Coy, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

05-Feb

RICHARDS, EDMUND GEORGE(R/102949) age: 20 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XII, MP575 of No 6 (C) OTU, which exploded and crashed near Drem during a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

WRIGHT, JOHN WORTH (J/14828) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7979 of No 61 OTU, which dived into the ground near Welshpool.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

05-Feb

ENGLAND, DOUGLAS GEORGE(1339034) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 70 (MT) SP, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Rabat European Cemetery

05-Feb

SAVILLE, DOUGLAS LEONARD (1173464) age: 24 RAFVR

AC1

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

05-Feb

KENT, CECIL HERBERT (1386799) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving at Wick, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Feb

SMITH, GUY EDMUND (1602197) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving at Wick, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

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