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Casualties - 21 - 22 February 1944


21-Feb

GRANGE, ALBERT DFM (1127597) age: 32 RAFVR

WO

He died from wounds sustained on 20 Feb 1944 whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB468 of No 7 Sqn, which was attacked by a night fighter and abandoned near Wittenburg during a raid to Leipzig, but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

MANDALL, JAMES BRAITHWAITE (960800) age: 26 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED654 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which came down at Burgholz during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

HANNON, J J USAAF() age: Killed

T Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED654 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which came down at Burgholz during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in

21-Feb

CAMPBELL, JAMES JOHN (417335) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED654 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which came down at Burgholz during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

CHAMBERS, WILLIAM JOHN (157673) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED654 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which came down at Burgholz during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

HAYWOOD, WILLIAM EDWARD (1802564) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED654 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which came down at Burgholz during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

MULCUCK, ILLTYD MELVILLE(1312876) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED654 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which came down at Burgholz during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

STEWARD, ARTHUR LLEWELLYN (1874038) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED654 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which came down at Burgholz during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

COHEN, DAVID ISADORE(1391163) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM447 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

NICE, PATRICK ERIC NORMAN (162951) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM447 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

FITZSIMMONS, FELIX (632592) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM447 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

CHAPPELL, ALBERT (1591968) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM447 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

COOTE, FREDERICK SAMUEL (1425976) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM447 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

PITCHER, PETER JAMES VINCENT (1583163) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM447 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

TOMLINSON, JAMES (1439047) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM447 WS-K of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

RUSSELL, JOSEPH VINCENT (J 18912) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM456 LS-C of No 15 Sqn, which came down in target area during a raid on Stuttgart due to a combination of flak and being hit by other bombs.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

HAYLES, RAYMOND PERCIVAL (1316474) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM456 LS-C of No 15 Sqn, which came down in target area during a raid on Stuttgart due to a combination of flak and being hit by other bombs.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

FORREST, WILLIAM (J/86761) age: 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM456 LS-C of No 15 Sqn, which came down in target area during a raid on Stuttgart due to a combination of flak and being hit by other bombs.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

MARSH, CHARLES HARRY (957721) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM456 LS-C of No 15 Sqn, which came down in target area during a raid on Stuttgart due to a combination of flak and being hit by other bombs.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

SLEVEN, ARTHUR EDWARD JAMES (1456690) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM456 LS-C of No 15 Sqn, which came down in target area during a raid on Stuttgart due to a combination of flak and being hit by other bombs.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

BODSWORTH, REGINALD WILLIAM (1433913) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM456 LS-C of No 15 Sqn, which came down in target area during a raid on Stuttgart due to a combination of flak and being hit by other bombs.  He is buried in Northampton (Kingsthorpe) Cemetery

21-Feb

KINSELLA, PATRICK (151245) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV814 EY-C of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Recourt-le-Creux during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

21-Feb

STOREY, GLADSTONE MYERS (1348676) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV814 EY-C of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Recourt-le-Creux during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

21-Feb

SUTHERLAND, JOHN SINCLAIR (1394668) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV814 EY-C of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Recourt-le-Creux during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

21-Feb

GRAY, RICHARD WILLIAM (1874063) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV814 EY-C of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Recourt-le-Creux during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

21-Feb

HALES, WALTER RICHARD (1583147) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV814 EY-C of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Recourt-le-Creux during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

21-Feb

NOTT, ERIC CHARLES (1450078) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV814 EY-C of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Recourt-le-Creux during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

21-Feb

REEVE, ALBERT EDGAR (1552703) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV814 EY-C of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Recourt-le-Creux during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

21-Feb

WORTH, IRWIN (415713) age: 27 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB312 OF-A of No 97 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Bourn on its return from a raid on Stuttgart, having possibly sustained damaged in a collision over the target.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

21-Feb

EMERSON, RODERICK STANLEY (DERICK) (66558) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB312 OF-A of No 97 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Bourn on its return from a raid on Stuttgart, having possibly sustained damaged in a collision over the target.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

21-Feb

NEWELL, ALBERT JOSEPH (647142) age: 23 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB312 OF-A of No 97 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Bourn on its return from a raid on Stuttgart, having possibly sustained damaged in a collision over the target.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

21-Feb

WOOD, GEOFFREY WALTER (1810692) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB312 OF-A of No 97 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Bourn on its return from a raid on Stuttgart, having possibly sustained damaged in a collision over the target.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

21-Feb

BARTHOLOMEW, JOHN ARTHUR (53826) age: 22 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB312 OF-A of No 97 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Bourn on its return from a raid on Stuttgart, having possibly sustained damaged in a collision over the target.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

21-Feb

DICKIE, ROBERT JAMES (R/72665) age: 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB312 OF-A of No 97 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Bourn on its return from a raid on Stuttgart, having possibly sustained damaged in a collision over the target.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

21-Feb

DUNCAN, WILLIAM GARFIELD (1105973) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB312 OF-A of No 97 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Bourn on its return from a raid on Stuttgart, having possibly sustained damaged in a collision over the target.  He is buried in Derryaghy (Christ Church) Church of Ireland Churchyard

21-Feb

HULLEY, GEORGE(967597) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL729 A4-B of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Shillington in Bedfordshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Ashton-under-Lyne (Hurst) Cemetery

21-Feb

PATON, JOHN HOWIE(423326) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL729 A4-B of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Shillington in Bedfordshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

21-Feb

WOOD, WILLIAM KENNETH (28031) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL729 A4-B of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Shillington in Bedfordshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

21-Feb

HOSGOOD, FREDERICK ERNEST (1852744) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL729 A4-B of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Shillington in Bedfordshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Ford Park Cemetery (Formerly Plymouth Old Cemetery) (Pennycomequick)

21-Feb

EDWARDS, WALTER VICTOR LAWRENC R(924350) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL729 A4-B of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Shillington in Bedfordshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Ludgershall (St James) Churchyard

21-Feb

BATCHELOR, CHRISTOPHER RICHARD (1581875) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL729 A4-B of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Shillington in Bedfordshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rugby (Hillmorton) Cemetery

21-Feb

MELTON, RONALD (1577288) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL729 A4-B of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Shillington in Bedfordshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in South Collingham (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

21-Feb

MOFFAT, JAMES (127786) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND345 GT-C of No 156 Sqn, which exploded near Mannheim after being hit by flak on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

21-Feb

PETRIDES, BASIL OLIVER (115353) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND345 GT-C of No 156 Sqn, which exploded near Mannheim after being hit by flak on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

21-Feb

HALPERIN, RONALD (162792) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND345 GT-C of No 156 Sqn, which exploded near Mannheim after being hit by flak on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

21-Feb

REED, JOHN CHARLES LEWIS (1806981) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND345 GT-C of No 156 Sqn, which exploded near Mannheim after being hit by flak on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

21-Feb

ROCHE, GERARD PATRICK (1600671) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND345 GT-C of No 156 Sqn, which exploded near Mannheim after being hit by flak on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

21-Feb

MUIR, ANDREW (115170) age: 32 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND345 GT-C of No 156 Sqn, which exploded near Mannheim after being hit by flak on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

21-Feb

ELLIS, ARTHUR HUBERT (123836) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF307 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Straits of Gibraltar.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

21-Feb

AKEROYD, TERENCE CLIFTON (553511) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF307 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Straits of Gibraltar.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

21-Feb

HAMILTON, THOMAS ARTHUR (656191) age: 25 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF307 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Straits of Gibraltar.  He is buried in Tangier (St Andrew) Churchyard

21-Feb

MacINTYRE, PETER MCDONALD (J/85174) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF307 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Straits of Gibraltar.  He is buried in Tangier (St Andrew) Churchyard

21-Feb

DOWNS, JOHN PHILIP (1315882) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF307 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Straits of Gibraltar.  He is buried in Tangier (St Andrew) Churchyard

21-Feb

HYNDMAN, ORIE FRANK (J/85102) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF307 of No 179 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Straits of Gibraltar.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

21-Feb

McGUIRE, PATRICK JOSEPH (49088) age: 26 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR370 of No 182 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Beaumont-le-Roger airfield during a Ramrod.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery

21-Feb

BRAYSHAW, CHARLES ELLIS (66584) age: 22 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR258 of No 247 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Cabourg after being hit by flak during a Ramrod to Villers-sur-Mer.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

KABACINSKI, Wladyslaw (P.792027) age: 25 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, JA117 BH-F of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off S. Nazaire.  He is buried in

21-Feb

GRZESIAK, Zygmunt (P.703718) age: 31 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, JA117 BH-F of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off S. Nazaire.  He is buried in

21-Feb

PITKA, Ferdynand (P.794958) age: 27 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, JA117 BH-F of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off S. Nazaire.  He is buried in

21-Feb

PLONCZYNSKI, Witold (P.794959) age: 26 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, JA117 BH-F of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off S. Nazaire.  He is buried in

21-Feb

STANKIEWICZ, Alfons Olgierd (P.703164) age: 27 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington  X, JA117 BH-F of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie off S. Nazaire.  He is buried in

21-Feb

WAITE, ALLAN HALFORD (J/87659) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW390 of No 425 Sqn, which crashed near Arras on its return from a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Monchy-Breton Churchyard

21-Feb

ROWE, EDWARD JOHN (1271023) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV836 ZL-Y of No 427 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Leeming near Northallerton, North Yorkshire as it set off for a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in East Grinstead (Mount Noddy) Cemetery

21-Feb

HEGY, WILLIAM NORMAN (J/20660) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV836 ZL-Y of No 427 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Leeming near Northallerton, North Yorkshire as it set off for a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

21-Feb

LAUT, ROSS K. (J/22723) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV836 ZL-Y of No 427 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Leeming near Northallerton, North Yorkshire as it set off for a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

21-Feb

MOODY, ROY WILLIAM (J/87165) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV836 ZL-Y of No 427 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Leeming near Northallerton, North Yorkshire as it set off for a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

21-Feb

JONES, GEORGE HENRY (1420376) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV836 ZL-Y of No 427 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Leeming near Northallerton, North Yorkshire as it set off for a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Newport (St Woolos) Cemetery

21-Feb

FITTON, ALFRED FREDERICK (2209093) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV836 ZL-Y of No 427 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Leeming near Northallerton, North Yorkshire as it set off for a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Over (St CHAD) Churchyard

21-Feb

HARRIS, FRANK ALBERT CHARLES (545284) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV836 ZL-Y of No 427 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Leeming near Northallerton, North Yorkshire as it set off for a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in West Kington (St Mary) Churchyard

21-Feb

CLEVELAND, FRANCIS ALLAN (422261) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND419 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed into trees near North Witham, Lincolnshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart in blizzard conditions.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

21-Feb

DIETMAN, JOHN ARTHUR (417816) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND419 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed into trees near North Witham, Lincolnshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart in blizzard conditions.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

21-Feb

LAWRIE, EDWARD HURTLE(417085) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND419 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed into trees near North Witham, Lincolnshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart in blizzard conditions.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

21-Feb

YOUNG, ALAN GEOFFRY (421426) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND419 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed into trees near North Witham, Lincolnshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart in blizzard conditions.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

21-Feb

GRANT, GRAHAM ATHOL (416953) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND419 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed into trees near North Witham, Lincolnshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart in blizzard conditions.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

21-Feb

RAWSON, PETER DEARNLEY (1683124) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND419 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed into trees near North Witham, Lincolnshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart in blizzard conditions.  He is buried in Spenborough (Liversedge) Cemetery

21-Feb

McCARTHY, JOHN EMMANUEL (1836186) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND419 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed into trees near North Witham, Lincolnshire on its return from a raid to Stuttgart in blizzard conditions.  He is buried in Templeton Congregational Chapel Cemetery

21-Feb

RIWAI, TOHUNGA RICHARD (421764) age: 25 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK367 of No 488 Sqn, which crashed near Bradwell Bay during an interception sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

21-Feb

CLARK, IAN (425491) age: 24 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK367 of No 488 Sqn, which crashed near Bradwell Bay during an interception sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

21-Feb

ELLERY, JOHN ANDREW (1586909) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 600 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

21-Feb

MORLING, DENIS ARNOLD (1334218) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 600 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

21-Feb

POLLARD, JOHN GORRING(1319182) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 618 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Feb

SMITH, OWEN PRESTON (423344) age: 29 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND338 LE-Q of No 630 Sqn, which probably came down near Plittersdorf during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

SLATER, GEOFFREY (656696) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND338 LE-Q of No 630 Sqn, which probably came down near Plittersdorf during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

HOWARD, BURTON DIX (R/88689) age: 26 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND338 LE-Q of No 630 Sqn, which probably came down near Plittersdorf during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

TATAI, STEPHEN (R/173802) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND338 LE-Q of No 630 Sqn, which probably came down near Plittersdorf during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

MACKINTOSH, HAROLD CHARLES LEETON (414052) age: 28 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND338 LE-Q of No 630 Sqn, which probably came down near Plittersdorf during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

HUGHES, ELWYN REES (1709121) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND338 LE-Q of No 630 Sqn, which probably came down near Plittersdorf during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

ATKINSON, THOMAS RALSTON (132865) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW505 C8-J of No 640 Sqn, which came down at Burgholz during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

DUCKWORTH, HERBERT (532588) age: 26 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW505 C8-J of No 640 Sqn, which came down at Burgholz during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

STEWART, ANGUS RODERICK GRAHAM (659104) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW505 C8-J of No 640 Sqn, which came down at Burgholz during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

BAIRD, JOHN HUMPHREYS (168515) age: 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW505 C8-J of No 640 Sqn, which came down at Burgholz during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

WRIGHT, ALFRED EDGAR (161783) age: 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW505 C8-J of No 640 Sqn, which came down at Burgholz during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

MARSHALL, HARRY WILLIAM (632513) age: 30 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW505 C8-J of No 640 Sqn, which came down at Burgholz during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

CROMWELL, LEONARD NEIL (1390847) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW505 C8-J of No 640 Sqn, which came down at Burgholz during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

21-Feb

HILL, BRIAN (150487) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, ML783 of No 10 FIS, which crashed near Henley after hitting the ground whilst executing low level aerobatics.  He is buried in Reading (Henley Road) Cemetery

21-Feb

VAUGHAN, HAROLD VALENTINE(1321398) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, ML783 of No 10 FIS, which crashed near Henley after hitting the ground whilst executing low level aerobatics.  He is buried in South Ealing Cemetery

21-Feb

UPPERTON, JOHN RICHARD (655870) age: 25 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX670 of No 14 (P) AFU, which crashed into the sea shortly after take-off on a night circuit training flight.  He is buried in Banff Cemetery, Banffshire

21-Feb

TOFT, CECIL (426188) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX670 of No 14 (P) AFU, which crashed into the sea shortly after take-off on a night circuit training flight.  He is buried in Banff Cemetery, Banffshire

21-Feb

PROTEAU, MEDRIPETER (R/214121) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK506 of No 23 OTU, which crashed at Cilburn near Penrith following an engine failure during a cross-country training flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

21-Feb

McDERMOTT, MELVILLE PHILIP (772708) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 26 SFTS, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery

21-Feb

KEOGH, MARTIN JEROME(148507) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 26 SFTS, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery

21-Feb

JONAS, GEOFFREY ALAN (1523237) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM729 of No 31 OTU, which was lost on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

21-Feb

ROBINSON, DONALD (1457997) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM729 of No 31 OTU, which was lost on a training flight.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

21-Feb

GERRARD, KENNETH NORMAN (916091) age: 27 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 330 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

21-Feb

RYDE, PETER CECIL (141093) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, Z4939 of No 63 OTU, which collided with Z4705 of the same unit near Wellesbourne Mountford.  He is buried in Balsall Cemetery.

21-Feb

ACKERMAN, ROBERT WILLIAM (1317654) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, Z4705 of No 63 OTU, which collided with Z4939 of the same unit near Wellesbourne Mountford.  He is buried in Barry (Merthyr Dyfan) Burial Ground.

21-Feb

RUDGLEY, WILLIAM FREDERICK (1447027) age: 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 7 SoTT, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

21-Feb

HOOKWAY, ALBERT ROBERT (942183) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 71 OTU, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

21-Feb

POWELL, MAURICE ARTHUR (947660) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

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

21-Feb

TERRY, WALTER PATRICK (617737) age: Unknown RAF

Cpl

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

21-Feb

SNOWDON, NORMAN CECIL (1679592) age: 21 RAFVR

AC1

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

21-Feb

WARD, HAROLD (1017400) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Bradford.  He was cremated at  Bradford Crematorium

21-Feb

CAUGHLIN, IRENE MAY (472210) age: 22 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Epping.  She was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

21-Feb

SIMMONDS, EILEEN MARY (465484) age: 22 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Northallerton.  She is buried in Ripon Cemetery

22-Feb

LIDGATE, RONALD (1083298) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, PA840 of No 16 Sqn, which crashed off Beachy Head, cause unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

22-Feb

HILDICK, ROBERT TAVERNER (205812V) age: 21 SAAF

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW906 of No 48 Sqn, which flew into the Estrella Mountains in Portugal.  He is buried in Loriga Cemetery

22-Feb

HEDGES, HENRY ERNEST (1251612) age: 30 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW906 of No 48 Sqn, which flew into the Estrella Mountains in Portugal.  He is buried in Loriga Cemetery

22-Feb

WALKER, JACK LEAROYD (942985) age: 26 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW906 of No 48 Sqn, which flew into the Estrella Mountains in Portugal.  He is buried in Loriga Cemetery

22-Feb

BARBOUR, J (96022V) age: 29 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW906 of No 48 Sqn, which flew into the Estrella Mountains in Portugal.  He is buried in Loriga Cemetery

22-Feb

THOM, J P (102267V) age: 25 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW906 of No 48 Sqn, which flew into the Estrella Mountains in Portugal.  He is buried in Loriga Cemetery

22-Feb

WALTERS, DANIEL DE WAAL (542244V) age: Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW906 of No 48 Sqn, which flew into the Estrella Mountains in Portugal.  He is buried in Loriga Cemetery

22-Feb

PARTT, GEORGE BENJAMIN (1336376) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW916 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed at Tourem in Spain during a transit flight from Gibraltar to the UK.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery

22-Feb

GREGG, ALFRED IAN (J/20223) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW916 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed at Tourem in Spain during a transit flight from Gibraltar to the UK.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery

22-Feb

STALKER, ALEXANDER (J/87407) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW916 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed at Tourem in Spain during a transit flight from Gibraltar to the UK.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery

22-Feb

MORGAN, JAMES DOUGLAS (R/125904) age: 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW916 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed at Tourem in Spain during a transit flight from Gibraltar to the UK.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery

22-Feb

WILLIAMS, IVOR JOHN (560442) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW916 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed at Tourem in Spain during a transit flight from Gibraltar to the UK.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery

22-Feb

SIMPSON, JOHN WILLIAM (1071210) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, EW916 of No 48 Sqn, which crashed at Tourem in Spain during a transit flight from Gibraltar to the UK.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery

22-Feb

BRASINGTON, GEORGCHARLES (423217) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EJ125 HA-J of No 218 Sqn, which Crashed off Roltumeroog.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

22-Feb

WISEMAN, JAMES IAN (120629) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EJ125 HA-J of No 218 Sqn, which probably came down off the island of Roltumeroog during a Gardening sortie off Borkum.  He is buried in Westernieland General Cemetery, de Marne

22-Feb

CRAGG, WILLIAM PHILIP (142375) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EJ125 HA-J of No 218 Sqn, which probably came down off the island of Roltumeroog during a Gardening sortie off Borkum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

THERIAULT, HENRI PAUL (J/21300) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EJ125 HA-J of No 218 Sqn, which probably came down off the island of Roltumeroog during a Gardening sortie off Borkum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

COPLEY, DENNIS (1215324) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EJ125 HA-J of No 218 Sqn, which probably came down off the island of Roltumeroog during a Gardening sortie off Borkum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

FOREMAN, GEORGE HENRY (1873791) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EJ125 HA-J of No 218 Sqn, which probably came down off the island of Roltumeroog during a Gardening sortie off Borkum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

TWYDELL, VICTOR LEONARD (1804729) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EJ125 HA-J of No 218 Sqn, which probably came down off the island of Roltumeroog during a Gardening sortie off Borkum.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

CORLETT, JOHN CEDRIC (144942) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL731 of No 227 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s over Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Feb

HARTLEY, GEOFFREY SEYMOUR (151724) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL228 of No 227 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s over Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Feb

SCARLETT, ROBERT FREDERICK (1322883) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL228 of No 227 Sqn, which was shot down by Bf 109s over Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Feb

APPLETON, SIDNEY BULCRAIG (1134017) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter VI, X8103 of No 227 Sqn, which was shot down by an Ar 196 over Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Feb

FENTON, JACK (1042636) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Beaufighter VI, X8103 of No 227 Sqn, which was shot down by an Ar 196 over Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

22-Feb

TUFF, ROBERT BRUCE(409257) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR302 of No 263 Sqn, which he abandoned off Guernsey during a Rodeo, possibly to assist his CO.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

HUNTER, ROBERT CHARLES (150009) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR304 of No 263 Sqn, which failed to return from a Rodeo off Guernsey.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

WARNES, GEOFFREY BERRINGTON (78429) age: 29 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN249 of No 263 Sqn, which ditched off Guernsey following an engine failure during a Rodeo.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

BAKER, HARRY (134712) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM380 or JM405 of No 272 Sqn, which crashed at Sassari in bad weather on its return from a sweep.  He is buried in Cagliari (St Michele) Communal Cemetery

22-Feb

McKAY, HERBERT (156023) age: 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM380 or JM405 of No 272 Sqn, which crashed at Sassari in bad weather on its return from a sweep.  He is buried in Cagliari (St Michele) Communal Cemetery

22-Feb

GREVILLE-SMITH, JOHN NIGEL (155243) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM380 or JM405 of No 272 Sqn, which crashed at Sassari in bad weather on its return from a sweep.  He is buried in Cagliari (St Michele) Communal Cemetery

22-Feb

HOWELL, ALFRED WILLIAM (129629) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM380 or JM405 of No 272 Sqn, which crashed at Sassari in bad weather on its return from a sweep.  He is buried in Cagliari (St Michele) Communal Cemetery

22-Feb

OSTROWSKI, Edmund (P.794586) age: 21 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX908  of No 305 Sqn, which stalled on the approach to RAF Lasham following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

22-Feb

SZAREK, Stefan (P.792039) age: 23 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR289 of No 305 Sqn, which crashed at Weston Corbett near Basingstoke during a training flight, possibly after a wing broke off.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

22-Feb

KING, THOMAS (420798) age: 30 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW329 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort near Melos.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

22-Feb

RAWLINGS, BRIAN EDWIN (413504) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW329 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort near Melos.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

22-Feb

BARKER, GORDON ROSS (413941) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW329 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort near Melos.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

22-Feb

PADMAN, DOUGLAS HENRY (415218) age: 23 RAAF

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW329 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a convoy escort near Melos.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

22-Feb

CHEESEMAN, SYDNEY HATFIELD (152360) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL311 of No 501 Sqn, which he abandoned off Walcheren after control was lost following the release of the long range tank, he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Feb

EDWARDS, ERNEST JAMES (152430) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX968 'R' of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Dinard and Avranches.  He is buried in Cherbourg Old Communal Cemetery

22-Feb

PICKERING, RICHARD CARRINGTON (101073) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX968 'R' of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Dinard and Avranches.  He is buried in Cherbourg Old Communal Cemetery

22-Feb

PREEDY, STANLEY (1254574) age: 32 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5012 (Airfield Construction) Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, his death being registered at Maidstone.  He is buried in Ross (St Mary) Churchyard

22-Feb

WARD, JACK JAMES MOUNT (1060980) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG485 of No 10 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground at Cainsmoor Hill.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery

22-Feb

COOLEY, JOHN MORGAN (J/25764) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG485 of No 10 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground at Cainsmoor Hill.  He is buried in Troqueer New Burial Ground

22-Feb

SIMPSON, MERVYN CHARLES (425903) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG485 of No 10 (O) AFU, which flew into high ground at Cainsmoor Hill.  He is buried in Troqueer New Burial Ground

22-Feb

WHIFFIN, DAVID WILLIAM (158101) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW693 of No 113 Wing, 45 Group, which disappeared between Zandery and Sao Luiz.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial.

22-Feb

WEBSTER, MORRIS HARRY (1218965) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 152 OTU, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

22-Feb

JOOSENS, VICTOR (797779) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, 7041 (ex EX473) of No 22 AS, which crashed on a night approach following a loss of power.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

22-Feb

BIBB, CHARLES SELWOOD (1286638) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boeing B-17F, 42-29589 of No 31 Depot, which flew into Kittatinny Mountain in Warren County, New Jersey while en route from Dow Field, Bangor ME to Fort Dix Army Airfield NJ.  He is buried in Havelock Cemetery

22-Feb

HOPE, DONALD JOHN (J/11631) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EF967 of No 42 OTU, which on cross country exercise crashed into a hill in a snowstorm whilst descending through cloud to pinpoint position, 30 miles of intended track over unknown country.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

22-Feb

MENZIES, JAMES ARCHIBALD (J/27804) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EF967 of No 42 OTU, which on cross country exercise crashed into a hill in a snowstorm whilst descending through cloud to pinpoint position, 30 miles of intended track over unknown country.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

22-Feb

PRESTON, WALTER EDWARD (1319651) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EF967 of No 42 OTU, which on cross country exercise crashed into a hill in a snowstorm whilst descending through cloud to pinpoint position, 30 miles of intended track over unknown country.  He is buried in Halton (St Michael) Churchyard

22-Feb

CHERRY, NORMAN FRANK (158620) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EF967 of No 42 OTU, which on cross country exercise crashed into a hill in a snowstorm whilst descending through cloud to pinpoint position, 30 miles of intended track over unknown country.  He is buried in Waddesdon (St  Michael & All Angels) Churchyard

22-Feb

BURSON, BASIL HAROLD (1320237) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EF967 of No 42 OTU, which on cross country exercise crashed into a hill in a snowstorm whilst descending through cloud to pinpoint position, 30 miles of intended track over unknown country.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

22-Feb

COCHRANE, RONALD THOMAS (151855) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW693 of No 113 Wing, 45 Group, which disappeared between Zandery and Sao Luiz.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial.

22-Feb

HUTCHINS, JOHN RICHARD (405685) age: 30 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Baltimore V, FW693 of No 113 Wing, 45 Group, which disappeared between Zandery and Sao Luiz.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial.

22-Feb

RAIKES, CLIFFORD EDWARD (1459108) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, T3181 of No 54 OTU, which spun into the ground near Charterhall whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Moorthorpe Cemetery.

22-Feb

HICKLIN, WALTON (1107599) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, T3181 of No 54 OTU, which spun into the ground near Charterhall whilst flying in cloud.  He was cremated at Edinburgh (Warriston) Crematorium.

22-Feb

ANDERSON, DAVID (1344255) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the Middle East but his unit and exact cause of his death has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

22-Feb

WALLIS, STANLEY JAMES (1436241) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

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

22-Feb

DAVIES, WILLIAM MORGAN (346747) age: 43 RAF

Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Epping.  He is buried in High Beech (Holy Innocents) Churchyard

22-Feb

MONK, AUGUSTUS JOHN (1429393) age: 39 RAFVR

AC2

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

22-Feb

STAMMERS, ERIC ALFRED CHARLES (1459173) age: 21 RAFVR

Cpl

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

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