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Casualties - 16 - 19 February 1944


16-Feb

CHILCOTT, ROY ANTHONY (139891) age: 27 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV376 VN-F of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin, cause unknown.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Feb

LITHERLAND, HENRY ALLEN (149608) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV376 VN-F of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin, cause unknown.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Feb

HARTLEY, MARTIN (1579399) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV376 VN-F of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin, cause unknown.  He is buried in Retzow Cemetery

16-Feb

GORNALL, EDWARD CUTHBERT (2207003) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV376 VN-F of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

GREEN, MICHAEL ELLIOTT (1581709) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV376 VN-F of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

GROSS, ARTHUR WILLIAM RONALD (1603566) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV376 VN-F of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

HARRIS, PETER (1311906) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV376 VN-F of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

NEWELL, NORMAN LINDSAY (428888) age: 30 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW341 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Kappel Churchyard

16-Feb

PADGET, RICHARD ELWOOD (J/14176) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW341 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

KENNEDY, JOHN JAMES O'NEIL (1323689) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW341 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

WHEELER, RAYMOND WALTER (1312367) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW341 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

COUGHLIN, BERNARD (1523070) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW341 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

TYLER, CLIFFORD OWEN (1076760) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW341 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

EDMONDS, ARTHUR FREDERICK (1290934) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW341 KN-D of No 77 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

FOWLER, JAMES BROWN (R/136319) age: 33 RCAF

WO I

He drowned after abandoning Halifax III, LV798 EY-A of No 78 Sqn over the sea which ran out of fuel on its return from Berlin after the undercarriage came down over the target and couldn't be retracted.  He is buried in High Blantyre Cemetery

16-Feb

IDDON, WILLIAM (2216149) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He drowned after abandoning Halifax III, LV798 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which ran out of fuel on its return from Berlin after the undercarriage came down over the target and couldn't be retracted.  He is buried in North Meols (St Stephen-in-the-Banks) Churchyard

16-Feb

SHARD, ROBERT NATHAN (155256) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV798 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which ran out of fuel on its return from Berlin after the undercarriage came down over the target and couldn't be retracted.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

CLARK, KENNETH EDWARD (1605215) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV798 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which ran out of fuel on its return from Berlin after the undercarriage came down over the target and couldn't be retracted.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

FORDER, JOHN ROYSTON (1198516) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV798 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which ran out of fuel on its return from Berlin after the undercarriage came down over the target and couldn't be retracted.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

WALTON, NORMAN (1309536) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV798 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which ran out of fuel on its return from Berlin after the undercarriage came down over the target and couldn't be retracted.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

HADRICK, FRED (1004389) age: 27 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity, whilst being held in a camp at Wakayama in Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

16-Feb

MURDOCH, ROBERT DANIEL (418545) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND478 OF-Q of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Faborg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Faaborg New Cemetery

16-Feb

FRENCH, WILLIAM DENNIS (632441) age:  RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND478 OF-Q of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Faborg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Faaborg New Cemetery

16-Feb

BROWN, WALTER EDWARD (1389618:) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND478 OF-Q of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Faborg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Faaborg New Cemetery

16-Feb

CHARLES, RALPH TERENCE(1874041) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND478 OF-Q of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Faborg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Faaborg New Cemetery

16-Feb

PESTELL, ARTHUR (1578440) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND478 OF-Q of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Faborg during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Faaborg New Cemetery

16-Feb

STAPLETON, ALFRED JAMES (425238) age: 33 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX155 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin, cause unknown.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Feb

FILMER, JASPER MAYTON WATSON (J/14184) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX155 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

MANSER, WILLIAM MASON MAXWELL (J/18903) age:  RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX155 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

JOHNSON, WILLIAM FREDERICK (1392448) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX155 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

DOWNS, JAMES ARTHUR (170437) age: 32 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX155 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

KULARATNE, ANANDA (158038) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX155 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

SHERLOCK, KENNETH WILLIAM (172498) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX155 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

WHITAKER, RALPH (1439598) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX155 DY-Q of No 102 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Berlin, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

LEWIS, RONALD HUGH (135660) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB534 ZN- of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Timberland Fen in Lincolnshire on its return from a raid to Berlin whilst trying to avoid another aircraft.  He is buried in Dagenham (Chadwell Heath) Cemetery

16-Feb

HILLS, WALTER CHARLES (1391337) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB534 ZN- of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Timberland Fen in Lincolnshire on its return from a raid to Berlin whilst trying to avoid another aircraft.  He is buried in Greenwich Cemetery

16-Feb

PAULEY, FELIX OWEN WARBOYS (1392466) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB534 ZN- of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Timberland Fen in Lincolnshire on its return from a raid to Berlin whilst trying to avoid another aircraft.  He is buried in Oakington (St Andrew) Churchyard

16-Feb

BOFFEY, GEORGE HENRY (1582576) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB534 ZN- of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Timberland Fen in Lincolnshire on its return from a raid to Berlin whilst trying to avoid another aircraft.  He is buried in Ocker Hill (St Mark) Churchyard

16-Feb

DICKERSON, REGINALD WILLIAM (158584) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB534 ZN- of No 106 Sqn, which crashed at Timberland Fen in Lincolnshire on its return from a raid to Berlin whilst trying to avoid another aircraft.  He is buried in Thetford Cemetery

16-Feb

MORRIS, ROBERT SAMUEL WILLIAM (174603) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF831 of No 162 Sqn, which crashed into high ground on Crete in a thunderstorm whilst undertaking night special duty operations.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery

16-Feb

JARVIS, JOHN DOUGLAS (921009) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF831 of No 162 Sqn, which crashed into high ground on Crete in a thunderstorm whilst undertaking night special duty operations.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery

16-Feb

TIDMARSH, KENNETH ROY (1321966) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF831 of No 162 Sqn, which crashed into high ground on Crete in a thunderstorm whilst undertaking night special duty operations.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery

16-Feb

MORRIS, JOHN WILLIAM (159881) age: 30 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF831 of No 162 Sqn, which crashed into high ground on Crete in a thunderstorm whilst undertaking night special duty operations.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery

16-Feb

CAMPBELL, JACK (1124610) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF831 of No 162 Sqn, which crashed into high ground on Crete in a thunderstorm whilst undertaking night special duty operations.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery

16-Feb

GIRVEN, THOMAS HARVEY (653103) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF831 of No 162 Sqn, which crashed into high ground on Crete in a thunderstorm whilst undertaking night special duty operations.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery

16-Feb

DUNCAN, WILLIAM WALTER (R/115792) age: 24 RCAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HF831 of No 162 Sqn, which crashed into high ground on Crete in a thunderstorm whilst undertaking night special duty operations.  He is buried in Suda Bay War Cemetery

16-Feb

LAMBOURNE, HENRY EDWARD (421428) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF271 EX-F of No 199 Sqn, which crashed at Verght in the Dordogne during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

16-Feb

ROBINSON, KEVIN ALPHONSUS (416614) age: 28 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF271 EX-F of No 199 Sqn, which crashed at Verght in the Dordogne during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

16-Feb

JACKSON, JAMES ALEXANDER (127619) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF271 EX-F of No 199 Sqn, which crashed at Verght in the Dordogne during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

16-Feb

WILLIAMS, REGINALD ALFRED (649053) age: 28 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF271 EX-F of No 199 Sqn, which crashed at Verght in the Dordogne during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

16-Feb

CAINE, GERRARD (1525642) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF271 EX-F of No 199 Sqn, which crashed at Verght in the Dordogne during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

16-Feb

STUBBINGS, RONALD (1577911) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF271 EX-F of No 199 Sqn, which crashed at Verght in the Dordogne during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

16-Feb

WHIMPENNEY, ARNOLD (2216127) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF271 EX-F of No 199 Sqn, which crashed at Verght in the Dordogne during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

16-Feb

STEINBERG, GORDON (J/17346) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Hurricane, (not DR563) of No 213 Sqn, which was damaged in combat.  He managed to abandon the aircraft and was picked by a destroyer but died before reaching shore.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

16-Feb

BUCHANAN, JOHN KENNETH (39628) age: Unknown RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Beaufighter X, EL467 of No 227 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Feb

ELIAV, E(774212) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, EL467 of No 227 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

16-Feb

DOWNEY, BERNARD (R/183176) age: 23 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW396 of No 420 Sqn, which crashed on its fourth attempt to land at Tholthorpe on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Feb

WHALE, LLOYD LESLI(R/93150) age: 25 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW396 of No 420 Sqn, which crashed on its fourth attempt to land at Tholthorpe on its return from a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Feb

CHESTER, AUGUSTUS BRYAN (1607353) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS794 OW-W of No 426 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

LOVE, WILLIAM KILWORTHY MURRAY (J/86496) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS794 OW-W of No 426 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Elburg General Cemetery

16-Feb

HICKS, LYLE WILMOT (R/145342) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS794 OW-W of No 426 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Harderwijk General Cemetery

16-Feb

LABACH, PETER (J/86448) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS794 OW-W of No 426 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Harderwijk General Cemetery

16-Feb

PROSSER, LESLIE THOMAS (J/86197) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS794 OW-W of No 426 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Harderwijk General Cemetery

16-Feb

HICKS, ORVILLEWESLEY (J/88333) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS794 OW-W of No 426 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

PATTLE, BASIL WILLIAM (J/86160) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS794 OW-W of No 426 Sqn, which came down in the Ijsselmeer during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

RORKE, A L USAAF() age: Killed

1 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK761 of No 432 Sqn, which crashed out of control between Stillington and Huby near York during a training flight.  He is buried in

16-Feb

BARON, NICK JOHN (J/21045) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK761 of No 432 Sqn, which crashed out of control between Stillington and Huby near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Feb

STUART, ROBERT CLAIR(J/18402) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK761 of No 432 Sqn, which crashed out of control between Stillington and Huby near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Feb

GILLIARD, JOSEPH (54452) age: 22 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK761 of No 432 Sqn, which crashed out of control between Stillington and Huby near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Feb

MARTIN, MAURICE ALLAN (J/18871) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK761 of No 432 Sqn, which crashed out of control between Stillington and Huby near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Feb

STEWART, HOWARD MURRAY (J/19066) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK761 of No 432 Sqn, which crashed out of control between Stillington and Huby near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Feb

STRACHAN, WILLIAM WATSON (J/9863) age: 28 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK761 of No 432 Sqn, which crashed out of control between Stillington and Huby near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Feb

PARRY, RICHARD CHARLES (J/26844) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV330 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Feb

CARPENTER, GEORGE HENRY (1385287) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV330 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

16-Feb

COLEMAN, PHILLIP JAMES (144359) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV330 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

16-Feb

PATEMAN, WILLIAM HENRY CHARLES (151062) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV330 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

16-Feb

RUMBLE, ROBERT MONS (J/21210) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV330 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic during a raid to Berlin.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

16-Feb

LITTLE, ROBERT HARRISON (1389680) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV330 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

COLE, JOHN PERCIVAL VICTOR (1716749) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV330 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which came down in the Baltic during a raid to Berlin.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

16-Feb

BROWN, DEREK MURRAY ARTHUR (1867211) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW585 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which crashed into high ground at Cloughton near Scarborough on its return from a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Dunstable Cemetery

16-Feb

SMART, JAMES HOWIE(984868) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW585 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which crashed into high ground at Cloughton near Scarborough on its return from a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery

16-Feb

BARKLEY, HUGH ALASTAIR YUILLE(131052) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW585 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which crashed into high ground at Cloughton near Scarborough on its return from a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Feb

SOMMERVILLE, ALEXANDER LINDSAY (J/23585) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW585 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which crashed into high ground at Cloughton near Scarborough on its return from a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

16-Feb

LEITCH, THOMAS GRAHAM (1090739) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW585 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which crashed into high ground at Cloughton near Scarborough on its return from a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Lancaster (Scotforth) Cemetery

16-Feb

ELKINGTON, ALFRED (H66810) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW585 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which crashed into high ground at Cloughton near Scarborough on its return from a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Leicester (Saffron Hill) Cemetery

16-Feb

JACKSON, WILLIAM NEVILL(1577169) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW585 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which crashed into high ground at Cloughton near Scarborough on its return from a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Smethwick (Uplands) Cemetery

16-Feb

DUNLEA, ALLEN RICHARD (J/9394) age: 27 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JM267 of No 1 ADU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing at Berk after hitting a tree.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

16-Feb

SURMAN, RODEN WADHAM (1337739) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB245 of No 1663 HCU, which crashed whilst carrying out an overshoot at Woolsington.  He is buried in Wilton Cemetery, Wiltshire

16-Feb

JACKSON, CYRIL (529824) age: Unknown RAF

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 4 AS but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

16-Feb

BIENVENU, JEAN BERNARD HERBERT (R/159972) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor III, HM401 of No 4 RS, which collided with HM292 in the circuit at Madley.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

16-Feb

PETTERSON, JOHN EDWARD (2209303) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Proctor III, HM401 of No 4 RS, which collided with HM292 in the circuit at Madley.  He is buried in St Helens Cemetery

16-Feb

FOLKARD, CHARLES HENRY MELBOURNE(153823) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Anson I, N5130 of No 8 (O) AFU, which crashed near Llandudno, the previous day, following a structural failure of the wing during a turn.  He is buried in Oulton (St  Michael) Churchyard

16-Feb

BAILEY, WALTER (1229788) age: 24 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 82 R&R Party, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

16-Feb

LOSEBY, PERCY (1275161) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving on HMT B20, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

16-Feb

INGRAM, WILLIAM SMITH (1566937) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

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

16-Feb

PRICE, DOLPHIN (1669858) age: 36 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 2 (O) AFU, when he walked into the propeller of an aircraft.  He is buried in Llansamlet (St Samlet) Churchyard.

16-Feb

EVANS, DENNIS KENNETH (1161570) age: 31 RAFVR

Cpl

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

16-Feb

PERRY, MURIEL (2001095) age: 23 WAAF

Cpl

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Northampton.  She is buried in Portskewett (St Mary) Churchyard

16-Feb

McKEE, IVY GEORGINA (2068228) age: 23 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Weston super Mare.  She is buried in Weston-super-Mare Cemetery

17-Feb

KNIGHT, DONALD HEDLEY (1458237) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE237 'B' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Foggia and was destroyed when its bomb load exploded in the flames.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

17-Feb

PILLINGER, SIDNEY EDWARD PETER (1316290) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE237 'B' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Foggia and was destroyed when its bomb load exploded in the flames.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

17-Feb

READER, KENNETH ROBERT (1393375) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE237 'B' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Foggia and was destroyed when its bomb load exploded in the flames.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

17-Feb

LYON, KENNETH WILLIAM (415478) age: 27 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE237 'B' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Foggia and was destroyed when its bomb load exploded in the flames.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

17-Feb

SAYER, EDWARD SYDNEY (1390342) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN513 'T' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into a hill and was burnt out during a raid against shipping at San Stefano.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

17-Feb

KEIGHLEY, JAMES CLIFTON (134588) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN513 'T' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into a hill and was burnt out during a raid against shipping at San Stefano.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

17-Feb

MASON, ALAN FIRTH (420575) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN513 'T' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into a hill and was burnt out during a raid against shipping at San Stefano.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

17-Feb

McGILVERY, EDWIN ERNEST (425536) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN513 'T' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into a hill and was burnt out during a raid against shipping at San Stefano.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

17-Feb

BAYLISS, ALFRED (1239957) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN513 'T' of No 40 Sqn, which crashed into a hill and was burnt out during a raid against shipping at San Stefano.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

17-Feb

WILLIAMS, LESLIE(415808) age: 21 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MA576 of No 43 Sqn, which was probably shot down during a combat with enemy fighters near Rome.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Feb

BETTERIDGE, ERIC EDWARD (1602883) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN334 of No 104 Sqn, which dived into the ground on the approach to land at Foggia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

17-Feb

SCOTT, ROBERT SAMUEL (1481014) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN334 of No 104 Sqn, which dived into the ground on the approach to land at Foggia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

17-Feb

MORGAN, HUBERT JAMES (1317190) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN334 of No 104 Sqn, which dived into the ground on the approach to land at Foggia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

17-Feb

ANDERSON, ANDREW CHARLES (414634) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN334 of No 104 Sqn, which dived into the ground on the approach to land at Foggia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

17-Feb

BINGHAM, KEVIN JOFFRE(426027) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN334 of No 104 Sqn, which dived into the ground on the approach to land at Foggia.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

17-Feb

BOYLE, WILLIAM (1369114) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on whilst flying in Wellington X, HF527 'R' of No 150 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Foggia on 15 Feb 1944.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

17-Feb

HORLER, EDMUND (1109780) age: 22 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving with No 605 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

17-Feb

McGOWAN, REX JOHN (410081) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, DR878 of No 667 Sqn, which crashed on Eastney ranges whilst carrying out an AA co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

17-Feb

SHADBOLT, WALTER GEORGE(1173653) age: 32 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Defiant I, DR878 of No 667 Sqn, which crashed on Eastney ranges whilst carrying out an AA co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Lane End (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

17-Feb

LONG, RICHARD GEOFFREY (103038) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Crane, 8842 of No 1 CFS, which crashed near Marmora.  He is buried in Trenton (St George's) Cemetery

17-Feb

POWELL-WIFFEN, ARTHUR WILLIAM (141455) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He died from injuries in the RAF Hospital, Ely sustained whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, ML928 of No 1409 Flt, which crashed on take-off from Wyton and burst into flames the previous day.  He is buried in East Hendred Church Cemetery

17-Feb

ASHWORTH, HARRY (169692) age: 35 RAFVR

Plt Off

He died from injuries in the RAF Hospital, Ely sustained whilst flying in Mosquito XVI, ML928 of No 1409 Flt, which crashed on take-off from Wyton and burst into flames the previous day.  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium

17-Feb

HILLMAN, VICTOR JOHN (J/20621) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Vengence II, AN629 of No 152 OTU, which crashed following a fire in the air.  He is buried in Rawalpindi War Cemetery

17-Feb

BARLOW, THOMAS (R/91649) age: 33 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Vengence II, AN629 of No 152 OTU, which crashed following a fire in the air.  He is buried in Rawalpindi War Cemetery

17-Feb

GRINDEY, WILLIAM (1489278) age: 40 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 219 AMES, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

17-Feb

HOWARTH, VERNON STANLEY (966291) age: 25 RAFVR

LAC

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

17-Feb

POTT, ROBIN ARTHUR PERCIVALL (1605291) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 34 SFTS and died on active service.  He is buried in Brandon Cemetery, Manitoba

17-Feb

TEER, LEONARD HERBERT (154644) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB109 of No 36 OTU, which crashed near Auburn in Nova Scotia after exploding in the air.  He is buried in Middleton Holy Trinity Old Cemetery

17-Feb

GILMOUR, RICHARD GEORGE(J/12225) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB109 of No 36 OTU, which crashed near Auburn in Nova Scotia after exploding in the air.  Teer also killed.  He is buried in Hythe and District Cemetery

17-Feb

GRAY, ALAN DOUGLAS HILTON (123248) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9088 of No 4 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a training flight off the Orkneys.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Feb

GUITON, KEVIN RICHARD (128703) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9088 of No 4 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a training flight off the Orkneys.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Feb

McLEOD-NIBBS, ERIC NORMAN (146475) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9088 of No 4 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a training flight off the Orkneys.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Feb

JERRARD, MAURICE JOHN HARGRAV(1339621) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9088 of No 4 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a training flight off the Orkneys.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Feb

AUSTIN, DEREK (1807975) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9088 of No 4 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a training flight off the Orkneys.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Feb

BAXTER, BASIL (982255) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9088 of No 4 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a training flight off the Orkneys.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Feb

CAIRNS, EON ARTHUR (1614727) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9088 of No 4 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a training flight off the Orkneys.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Feb

FLETCHER, ANDREW WILLIAM (1098158) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9088 of No 4 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a training flight off the Orkneys.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Feb

THOMPSON, SIDNEY (1083332) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9088 of No 4 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a training flight off the Orkneys.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Feb

MARSH, GEORGE(1164460) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Sunderland II, T9088 of No 4 (C) OTU, which failed to return from a training flight off the Orkneys.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

17-Feb

HANLON, GILBERT DOUGLAS JAMES (1333983) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, R2375 of No 54 OTU, which dived into the ground on the approach to Winfield after stalling in a turn.  He is buried in Fogo Churchyard.

17-Feb

HAWKINS, GEORGE CHARLES (1322223) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AL976 of No 63 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Turnhouse.  He is buried in Ventnor Cemetery.

17-Feb

HALL, JOHN (1486631) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, R2375 of No 54 OTU, which dived into the ground on the approach to Winfield after stalling in a turn.  He was cremated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium

17-Feb

STEWART, ROBERT ANDREW (115305) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed/died whilst serving at DAF Comm Unit, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

17-Feb

LUSTY, KENNETH JOHN (139819) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed/died whilst serving at DAF Comm Unit, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

17-Feb

BEARD, FRANK RUFUS HENRY (1174059) age: 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in South Africa but his unit and exact cause of his death has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Pietermaritzburg (Fort Napier) Cemetery

17-Feb

DALTON, GEORGE HENRY (343527) age: 42 RAF

Cpl

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

18-Feb

THOMSON, JOHN PENDER DEANY (401161) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IID, KW871 'D' of No 20 Sqn, which was shot down by Japanese fighters during an offensive sweep.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

18-Feb

PIRANI, FREDERICK BRYAN (414674) age: 20 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IID, KX124 'G' of No 20 Sqn, which was shot down by Japanese fighters during an offensive sweep.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

18-Feb

JACQUES, DEREK EDWARD (1394475) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, HK225 of No 151 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Colerne whilst returning from a GCI practice.  He is buried in Sidcup Cemetery

18-Feb

HILTON, RAYMOND WILLIAM (413195) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Halifax III, LV772 NP-H of No 158 Sqn, which crashed at Ragelin on 15/16 Feb 1944 following a raid on Berlin.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

18-Feb

BROWN, HENRY SHAW (1442845) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP793 of No 174 Sqn, which possibly ditched in English Channel during a snow storm during a Ramrod.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Feb

TAYLOR, HARRY (1005758) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Chichester of No 175 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Westhampnett after hitting trees.  He is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery

18-Feb

CRAWFORD, RONALD PETER (1396131) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in  of No 254 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Terschelling during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Feb

MALLON, JOHN LESLIE(1437411) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in  of No 254 Sqn, which flew into the sea off Terschelling during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Feb

SAMPSON, RICHARD WEBB(401465) age: 35 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, MM404 'T' of No 464 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Albert during Operation 'Jericho', the low level attack on Amiens prison.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

18-Feb

CHANDLER, REGINALD (126688) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8833 of No 600 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol to Anzio.  He is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio

18-Feb

RHODES, PHILIP IVAN (127252) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8833 of No 600 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol to Anzio.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

18-Feb

HUGHES, WALTER HAROLD (C/3405) age: 33 RCAF

Flt Lt

A Radio Engineering Officer, the unit in which he had been serving is currently unknown but he died in the RAF Hospital, Uxbridge from natural causes.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

18-Feb

CLARK, PHILIP (1492818) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW680 of No 113 Wing, which crashed on landing at Belem, Val de Caes, Brazil.  He is buried in Para Anglican Churchyard

18-Feb

BROADLEY, JOHN ALAN (47690) age: 23 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX922 'F' of No 140 Airfield, which was shot down by Fw190s during Operation 'Jericho', the low level attack on Amiens prison.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

18-Feb

PICKARD, PERCY CHARLES (39392) age: 28 RAF

Gp Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX922 'F' of No 140 Airfield, which was shot down by Fw190s during Operation 'Jericho', the low level attack on Amiens prison.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

18-Feb

HOLME, ALBERT (618398) age: 28 RAF

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 3 BRD, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

18-Feb

BERRY, WALTER (349180) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 34 SFTS and died on active service.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery

18-Feb

KOLKOWSKI, Antoni(P.792211) age: 27 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE747  of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing at Blitherless, Silloth, Cumberland following a double engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low

18-Feb

TALBOT, ROBERT DOUGLAS(1184817) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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

18-Feb

HICKLING, BERNARD GEORGE(759314) age: 24 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Don Valley.  He is buried in Adwick-le-Street Cemetery

18-Feb

DEEGAN, JOSEPH (1903221) age: 38 RAFVR

AC2

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

19-Feb

ROBERTS, BENJAMIN HAROLD (610982) age: 27 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 36 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

19-Feb

STILES, DESMOND HARRY (1453242) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 123 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

19-Feb

STEPHENS, LINDSAY JOHN (9037) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF168 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a Leigh Light exercise over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

TORSCHER, JOSEPH WENDELIN (R/159188) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF168 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a Leigh Light exercise over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

MEECH, LLOYD REMINGTON JOSEPH (J/85860) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF168 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a Leigh Light exercise over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

MOORE, ARTHUR FRANKLAND (J/93802) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF168 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a Leigh Light exercise over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

COHEN, BENJAMIN (1398772) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF168 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a Leigh Light exercise over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

RICHARDSON, JOHN (1566574) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF168 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from a Leigh Light exercise over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

19-Feb

BOTTRELL, GERARD ALP (J/88402) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW433 of No 424 Sqn, which collided with another aircraft on the runway, he was killed by the propeller of the other aircraft.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

19-Feb

BROCKBANK, JOHN THOMAS (1673259) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, NM282 of No 15 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground near Chippenham whilst low flying.  He is buried in Read (St John) Churchyard

19-Feb

EVANS, TREVOR (1239561) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, NM282 of No 15 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground near Chippenham whilst low flying.  He was cremated at  Rochdale Crematorium

19-Feb

URQUHART, STANLEY CLARK(141843) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito III, LR522 of No 301 FTU, which crashed near Stone Aston in Somerset following an engine fire.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

19-Feb

BRAUN, EDWARD CHARLES (124840) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito III, LR522 of No 301 FTU, which crashed near Stone Aston in Somerset following an engine fire.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

19-Feb

BOWERS, JOHN DOUGLAS (912038) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 526 AMES, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli (Victoria) Naval Cemetery

19-Feb

WOODFORD, WALTER GEORGE(911973) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 526 AMES, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli (Victoria) Naval Cemetery

19-Feb

MALICKI, Eugeniusz(P.784424) age: 28 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, HE747  of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed in an attempted forced landing at Blitherless, Silloth, Cumberland following a double engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Silloth (Causewayhead) Cemetery, Holme Low

19-Feb

GREENING, ROBERT LANCELOT (1646098) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

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

19-Feb

DAY, ISAAC JOHN (157773) age: 43 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving at RAF 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

19-Feb

NEWTON, KENNETH HENRY (2235567) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

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

19-Feb

KEEGAN, MICHAEL OBE, MM(2199) age: 58 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Wenlock.  He is buried in Rathgarogue Catholic Churchyard

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