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Casualties - 23 - 24 February 1944


23-Feb

FUDALA, Jozef(P.793550) age: 24 PAF

Flt Sgt

He drowned after abandoning Typhoon IB, EK370 'C' of No 3 Sqn, which was hit by flak during a Roadstead to Zeebrugge.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery

23-Feb

MERKLEY, HARRY DWAIN (J/10815) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK130 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed near Grottaglie following an engine failure during an air test.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

23-Feb

ELSEY, HOWARD (J/9365) age: 27 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK130 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed near Grottaglie following an engine failure during an air test.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

23-Feb

TOWNSIN, BERTRAM CECIL (118784) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK371 of No 29 Sqn, which was lost on an interception patrol over the Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

MACK, ROBERT EWART XAVIER DFC(37068) age: 31 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK371 of No 29 Sqn, which was lost on an interception patrol over the Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

PUGH, RICHMOND HAMPTON (121364) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP643 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Feb

CASSIDY, RONNIE GEORGE(J/86946) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP643 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Feb

EVERITT, FREDERICK JAMES (1385096) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP643 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Feb

SIMMONS, FRANCIS ROBERT (1091733) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP643 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Feb

CASTLE, JAMES ARMISTICE(R/121618) age: 21 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP643 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Feb

PETTES, GEORGE DELSON (R/108328) age: 26 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XI, MP643 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping sortie over the Aegean.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

23-Feb

McLAREN, JOHN ARCHIBALD (519365) age: 29 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

23-Feb

BENNETT, FRANK ROBERTSHAW (658544) age: 27 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JM172 of No 143 Sqn, which ditched off North Coates after hitting a hut on take off.  He is buried in Bradford (Scholemoor) Cemetery.

23-Feb

SHARP, ROYSTON HARRY (1232377) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI, JM172 of No 143 Sqn, which ditched off North Coates after hitting a hut on take off.  He is buried in Shipley (Nab Wood) Cemetery.

23-Feb

DINHAM, GERALD ALBERT (1337887) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL350 of No 177 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on an oil pipeline at Sinkaunge.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

RAYNER, DUDLEY ROYCE(416702) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL350 of No 177 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on an oil pipeline at Sinkaunge.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

BOWMAN, LINDSAY WILLIAM CHALMERS (1104293) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 203 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

23-Feb

BEWSHER, ROBERT (1042107) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 211 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

DONALDSON, WILLIAM JOHN (778767) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 211 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

JONES, FREDERICK (152080) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, HE201 of No 236 Sqn, which dived into the sea shortly after taking off from North Coates.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery

23-Feb

BARR, ROBERT (151382) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, HE201 of No 236 Sqn, which dived into the sea shortly after taking off from North Coates.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Feb

WILSON, RONALD EUSTICE(409624) age: 26 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk IV, FX542 of No 450 Sqn, which was abandoned over the Adriatic following an engine failure.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

23-Feb

ROSHER, ERIC (1054385) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 1 SAAF, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

23-Feb

WILLIAMS, JOHN (411512) age: 32 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

23-Feb

BOON, JOHN WILLIAM (639691) age: 24 RAF

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 144 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

23-Feb

YOUNGER, ALLEN (573769) age: 21 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX233 of No 14 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground during a turn on a night take off from Banff.  He is buried in South Shields (St Simon, Simonside) Churchyard.

23-Feb

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

WO

He died from injuries sustained the previous day 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.

23-Feb

BLACKETT, HAROLD ELLIOTT (1367659) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX319 of No 15 (P) AFU, which flew into the ground near Aston Down in a snowstorm.  He is buried in Paisley (Woodside) Crematorium

23-Feb

MERRIMAN () age: 

 

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ951 of No 1673 HCU, which failed to return from bombing operations over Sinde, Burma.  He is buried in

23-Feb

ALLITT, ROBERT EDWARD (40594) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ951 of No 1673 HCU, which failed to return from bombing operations over Sinde, Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

FRASER, FRANCIS JAMES (66511) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ951 of No 1673 HCU, which failed to return from bombing operations over Sinde, Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

HOUGHTON, RAYMOND DOUGLAS (109364) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ951 of No 1673 HCU, which failed to return from bombing operations over Sinde, Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

NELSON, DAVID (533351) age: 26 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ951 of No 1673 HCU, which failed to return from bombing operations over Sinde, Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

RICHARDSON, HERBERT ARTHUR (517958) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ951 of No 1673 HCU, which failed to return from bombing operations over Sinde, Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

O'DONNELL, ERNEST WILLIAM (J/86852) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ951 of No 1673 HCU, which failed to return from bombing operations over Sinde, Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

BOYD, TREVOR BARKLEY (1145139) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ951 of No 1673 HCU, which failed to return from bombing operations over Sinde, Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

FLETCHER, WILLIAM KENNETH (1601738) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ951 of No 1673 HCU, which failed to return from bombing operations over Sinde, Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

BEATEY, THOMAS ATKINSON (1104751) age: 28 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ951 of No 1673 HCU, which failed to return from bombing operations over Sinde, Burma.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Feb

ZYWICKI, Juliusz Jan(P.2535) age: 24 PAF

Plt Off

He drowned whilst flying in Wellington III, BK156  of No 18 OTU, which ditched in the sea off shore at Workington, Cumberland following an engine fire in one and then problems with the other whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

23-Feb

HARDY, ALBERT (1486438) age: 22 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 25 AS, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

23-Feb

SEE, JIM (964496) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

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

23-Feb

VOSE, GEORGE ALBERT (1804332) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Master II, DL893 of the RAFC, which dived into the ground near Swineshead in Lincolnshire during a formation flying practice.  He is buried in Cranwell (St Andrew) Churchyard

23-Feb

MAXWELL, VICTOR EDWIN (36004) age: 37 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was serving in the UK, and probably died from injuries sustained in a air raid on South London a couple of days earlier.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Feb

THOMAS, MELVILLE ELVET (1312270) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK, and probably died from injuries sustained in a air raid on South London a couple of days earlier.  He is buried in Llangunnor (St Cynwr) Churchyard

23-Feb

MARSHALL, CHARLES BERESFORD MBE (77717) age: 46 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was serving in the UK, and probably died from injuries sustained in a air raid on South London a couple of days earlier.  He is buried in Shepperton Church Cemetery

23-Feb

HARDING, GLADYS IRENE(440239) age: 22 WAAF

LACW

She was killed/died whilst serving in the UK, and probably died from injuries sustained in a air raid on South London a couple of days earlier, possibly in the same incident as her mother.  She is buried in Bedfont Cemetery

23-Feb

LOVELOCK, SIDNEY JOHN (1726809) age: 22 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Henley.  He is buried in Stratfield Mortimer (St Mary) Churchyard

24-Feb

DENSON, GEORGE JAMES (170954) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM433 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Tiefenbronn during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

CHARLIER, JOHN MARCEL (1457348) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM433 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Tiefenbronn during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

MASTERS, HERBERT ALFRED (1291811) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM433 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Tiefenbronn during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

PARKER, LEONARD EDWARD (1819805) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM433 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Tiefenbronn during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

TODD, COLIN BARRY (1890853) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM433 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Tiefenbronn during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

LOFTSON, STEPHAN AUGUST (J/90278) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM433 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Tiefenbronn during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

MARSHALL, DAVID WALDIE(646886) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM433 WS-H of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Tiefenbronn during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

CAMPBELL, HUDSON CECIL (J/17252) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Marauder I, FK130 of No 14 Sqn, which crashed near Grottaglie following an engine failure during an air test, the previous day.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

24-Feb

DUNCAN, CHARLES SIDNEY (135624) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN641 'H' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid on the Steyr Aircraft Works in Austria, but not sign was found of the aircraft.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

24-Feb

LANGLEY, FRANCIS THOMAS (421287) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN641 'H' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid on the Steyr Aircraft Works in Austria, but not sign was found of the aircraft.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

24-Feb

HUTCHINSON, MATTHEW ALAN (1545567) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN641 'H' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid on the Steyr Aircraft Works in Austria, but not sign was found of the aircraft.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

24-Feb

JEAVONS, SAMUEL DESMOND (1579202) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN641 'H' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid on the Steyr Aircraft Works in Austria, but not sign was found of the aircraft.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

24-Feb

TOPPLE, JAMES DUDLEY (1869070) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN641 'H' of No 37 Sqn, which crashed on its return from a raid on the Steyr Aircraft Works in Austria, but not sign was found of the aircraft.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

24-Feb

CARMICHAEL, JOHN ARTHUR LLOYD (420537) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV778 C6-B of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

BROWN, JOHN FRANCIS (1163091) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV778 C6-B of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

HARTHILL, JOHN CAMERON (951579) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV778 C6-B of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

ATKINSON, LESLIE NOEL (4310154) age: 29 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV778 C6-B of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

JACKSON, DOUGLAS (159059) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV778 C6-B of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

ROHRER, FRANCIS RICHARD (159445) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV778 C6-B of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

LANGFORD, FREDERICK GEORGE(J/85119) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV778 C6-B of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

COLLEY, RONALD JACK (RON) (1802370) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV778 C6-B of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

BUTLER, FRANCIS CHARLES (1359064) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB565 DX-I of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down in flames near Reutenbourg during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Reutenbourg Churchyard

24-Feb

LIGHTFOOT, THOMAS JAMES (1485692) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB565 DX-I of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down in flames near Reutenbourg during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Reutenbourg Churchyard

24-Feb

GAMBLE, NORMAN RAY (52314) age: 22 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL980 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

BOLTON, IDRIS EDWARD (119652) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL980 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

MOXHAM, JAMES GERALD (151551) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL980 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

JENKIN, FRANK NOEL (124658) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL980 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

RHODES, ALAN MORGAN (115142) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL980 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

SMITH, ROBERT FORSYTH (1572611) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL980 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

NEVILLE, ANDREW CHRISTOPHER (R/182635) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL980 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

STRACHAN, DOUGLAS GIBBS (R/159073) age: 27 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, FL980 of No 59 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

BROWN, JOHN WILLIAM (1710052) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LM310 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down in the target area during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

HANLEY, JAMES JOHNSTON (1802118) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 61 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

SLOW, HENRY SAMUEL (1392523) age: 40 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 61 Sqn, which .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

SAWTELL, ARTHUR HARTLEY (417521) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH948 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie over Kiel Bay.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

24-Feb

BUTLER, LAURIE LICENCE(421672) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH948 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie over Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

BRUHNS, HAROLD HENRY (42367) age: 22 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH948 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie over Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

HALL, ROBERT EWEN (1392121) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH948 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie over Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

HARRY, JAMES WILLIAM (1601839) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH948 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie over Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

SUMMERS, WOOLF JACK (1395702) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH948 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie over Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

WILKES, ERIC ARTHUR (1575513) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH948 AA-Q of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie over Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

AIREY, ROBERT WILLIAM (1816445) age: 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW509 EY-T of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Stuttgart en-route to a raid on Schweinfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

BURRLUCK, ALFRED OWEN (511787) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Fukuoko area of Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

24-Feb

JONES, VERNON LLEWELYN BOWEN (133632) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB604 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Marly after being hit by flak earlier during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Marly Communal Cemetery

24-Feb

SULLIVAN, JOSEPH HENRY (1294908) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB604 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Marly after being hit by flak earlier during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Marly Communal Cemetery

24-Feb

GRINDROD, JOHN CARTER (172155) age: 33 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB604 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Marly after being hit by flak earlier during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Marly Communal Cemetery

24-Feb

MESSENGER, MAURICE HERBERT (1351107) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB604 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Marly after being hit by flak earlier during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Marly Communal Cemetery

24-Feb

TURNER, PATRICK ANTHONY (1661472) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB604 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Marly after being hit by flak earlier during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Marly Communal Cemetery

24-Feb

KEMP, HAROLD LEON (J/25349) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND593 HW-B of No 100 Sqn, which was lost without a trace after having returned early due to the pilot being taken ill but headed out to sea to jettison the bomb load.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

WADGE, FRANCIS (1318538) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND593 HW-B of No 100 Sqn, which was lost without a trace after having returned early due to the pilot being taken ill but headed out to sea to jettison the bomb load.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

WASTENEY, JOHN WALTER (574815) age: 20 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND593 HW-B of No 100 Sqn, which was lost without a trace after having returned early due to the pilot being taken ill but headed out to sea to jettison the bomb load.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

BOLT, BOBBIE(1609017) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND593 HW-B of No 100 Sqn, which was lost without a trace after having returned early due to the pilot being taken ill but headed out to sea to jettison the bomb load.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

LUSCOMBE-ARMSTRONG, PETER (1338521) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND593 HW-B of No 100 Sqn, which was lost without a trace after having returned early due to the pilot being taken ill but headed out to sea to jettison the bomb load.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

LYONS, HENRY ANTHONY MONTAGU (1582633) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND593 HW-B of No 100 Sqn, which was lost without a trace after having returned early due to the pilot being taken ill but headed out to sea to jettison the bomb load.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

WOOD, WILLIAM ARTHUR (1125322) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND593 HW-B of No 100 Sqn, which was lost without a trace after having returned early due to the pilot being taken ill but headed out to sea to jettison the bomb load.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

COLTHURST, JOHN BULLER (143762) age: 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL701 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

HORNBY, JAMES CLEMENT (150016) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL701 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

CASPER, LEONARD CHARLES (1392257) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL701 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

CHALLINOR, ARTHUR FREDERICK (1623295) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL701 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

MORLEY, KENNETH (1531492) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL701 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

WARD, GORDON LEWIS (R/191520) age: 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL701 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

KENNEDY, FRANCIS LEONARD (J/92027) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL701 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

SNAPE, DESMON BYRNE(420071) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ943 TW-A of No 141 Sqn, which crashed near Garrelsweer (Gronigen) during a night intruder sortie.  He is buried in Loppersum General Cemetery

24-Feb

EVERETT, FRANCIS JOHN (1315675) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, (HE815?) 'Z' of No 142 Sqn, which crashed after aborting its mission following an engine failure.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

24-Feb

BASHFORD, PERCIVAL VALENTINE(414881) age: 24 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, (HE815?) 'Z' of No 142 Sqn, which crashed after aborting its mission following an engine failure.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

24-Feb

KENNEDY, PETER (410672) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, (HE815?) 'Z' of No 142 Sqn, which crashed after aborting its mission following an engine failure.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery.

24-Feb

BLENCOWE, JOHN DAWSON (135741) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF307 OJ-E of No 149 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie over Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

DAVIES, ERNEST EDGAR CYRIL (50773) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF307 OJ-E of No 149 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie over Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

RAYMOND, GEOFFREY THOMAS (134804) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF307 OJ-E of No 149 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie over Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

COLLINS, ARTHUR VINCENT (144941) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF307 OJ-E of No 149 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie over Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

GOWANS, JOSEPH GEORGE(1567621) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF307 OJ-E of No 149 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie over Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

MACPHERSON, GEORGE JOHN (1346622) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF307 OJ-E of No 149 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie over Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

LONG, ALFRED JOSEPH (R/115692) age: 31 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF307 OJ-E of No 149 Sqn, which was lost on a Gardening sortie over Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Feb

GOULBOURN, JACK WILLIAM (1034195) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB721 GT-F of No 156 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Briey during a raid Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Briey Communal Cemetery

24-Feb

MILLER, STANLEY ISIDORE(1802543) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB721 GT-F of No 156 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Briey during a raid Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Briey Communal Cemetery

24-Feb

WOODBURN, JAMES MICHAEL (172563) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB721 GT-F of No 156 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Briey during a raid Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Briey Communal Cemetery

24-Feb

TANDY, ROY (170352) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB721 GT-F of No 156 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Briey during a raid Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Abbeville Churchyard

24-Feb

HOLLIS, WILLIAM JOHN (1324480) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB721 GT-F of No 156 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Briey during a raid Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

24-Feb

MORTON, FRANK RONALD (1803719) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND454 GT-L of No 156 Sqn, which came down between Schalbach and Hirschland during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Hirschland Churchyard

24-Feb

PILLINGER, LEONARD CHARLES (1322324) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND454 GT-L of No 156 Sqn, which came down between Schalbach and Hirschland during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Schalbach Roman Catholic Cemetery

24-Feb

NEIGHBOUR, STANLEY WILLIAM GEORGE(170744) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND454 GT-L of No 156 Sqn, which came down between Schalbach and Hirschland during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Schalbach Roman Catholic Cemetery

24-Feb

WHITEBEARD, ROY EDWARD (160167) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND454 GT-L of No 156 Sqn, which came down between Schalbach and Hirschland during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Schalbach Roman Catholic Cemetery

24-Feb

EATON, HAROLD (1274722) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND454 GT-L of No 156 Sqn, which came down between Schalbach and Hirschland during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Schalbach Roman Catholic Cemetery

24-Feb

HOPKINSON, SAMUEL (1500726) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND454 GT-L of No 156 Sqn, which came down between Schalbach and Hirschland during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Schalbach Roman Catholic Cemetery

24-Feb

RUGG, GEORGE WILLIAM (1397963) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND454 GT-L of No 156 Sqn, which came down between Schalbach and Hirschland during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Schalbach Roman Catholic Cemetery

24-Feb

ANDREWS, GEORGE ALBERT (R/153899) age: 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME641 AS-B of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Market Rasen in Lincolnshire after colliding with a Lancaster of No 460 Sqn shortly after taking off from Kirmington.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Feb

HULLAH, ALFRED HENRY (171901) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME641 AS-B of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Market Rasen in Lincolnshire after colliding with a Lancaster of No 460 Sqn shortly after taking off from Kirmington.  He is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery

24-Feb

WOLFE, ALBERT JOHN (1397330) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME641 AS-B of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Market Rasen in Lincolnshire after colliding with a Lancaster of No 460 Sqn shortly after taking off from Kirmington.  He is buried in Leytonstone (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

24-Feb

MARTIN, WILLIAM PERCY (1602856) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME641 AS-B of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Market Rasen in Lincolnshire after colliding with a Lancaster of No 460 Sqn shortly after taking off from Kirmington.  He is buried in Treverbyn Cemetery

24-Feb

CONNOLLY, THOMAS LEO (R/189736) age: 30 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME641 AS-B of No 166 Sqn, which crashed near Market Rasen in Lincolnshire after colliding with a Lancaster of No 460 Sqn shortly after taking off from Kirmington.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Feb

BLOOM, FRANCIS GERALD DURRANT (1333762) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, LZ128 of No 177 Sqn, which flew into the sea whilst strafing some small vessels.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

24-Feb

HUMPHREYS, WILLIAM UNITT (1208786) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, LZ128 of No 177 Sqn, which flew into the sea whilst strafing some small vessels.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

24-Feb

WALKER, ALEXANDER WATT (412285) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk IV, FX659 of No 250 Sqn, which was lost after climbing through cloud en-route to an attack on Arce.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

24-Feb

REDSTONE, PERCY GEORGE FRANK (1575074) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB241 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Bermering after being hit by fire from a night fighter en-route to a raid on Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Bermering (Bermerange) Communal Cemetery

24-Feb

EASTHAM, DOUGLAS JOSEPH (C/7735) age: 35 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB241 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Bermering after being hit by fire from a night fighter en-route to a raid on Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Bermering (Bermerange) Communal Cemetery

24-Feb

KAY, SOLOMON (J/87089) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB241 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Bermering after being hit by fire from a night fighter en-route to a raid on Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Bermering (Bermerange) Communal Cemetery

24-Feb

ABERY, FREDERICK JAMES (1862629) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB241 LQ-K of No 405 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Bermering after being hit by fire from a night fighter en-route to a raid on Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Bermering (Bermerange) Communal Cemetery

24-Feb

SCHWARTZ, MEYER EDSEL (J/86762) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND526 LQ-R of No 405 Sqn, which came down near Weyer after being severely damaged by a night fighter en-route to a raid on Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Weyer Communal Cemetery

24-Feb

TONGUE, CYRIL WALLACE LANGFORD (1870924) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND526 LQ-R of No 405 Sqn, which came down near Weyer after being severely damaged by a night fighter en-route to a raid on Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Weyer Communal Cemetery

24-Feb

STEWART, DUNCAN ERNEST (1391538) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Northallerton of No 416 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Sidcup Cemetery

24-Feb

FERGUSON, RONALD CEDRIC(414996) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND394 AR-J2 of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Villers-sur-Preny after being hit by fire from a night fighter en-route to a raid on Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Villers-sous-Preny Churchyard

24-Feb

HOPGOOD, CLIFFORD BERGER (414565) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND394 AR-J2 of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Villers-sur-Preny after being hit by fire from a night fighter en-route to a raid on Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Villers-sous-Preny Churchyard

24-Feb

DUNLOP, JOHN MCCLYMONT (1822043) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND394 AR-J2 of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Villers-sur-Preny after being hit by fire from a night fighter en-route to a raid on Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Villers-sous-Preny Churchyard

24-Feb

MALLON, PETER (1566862) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND394 AR-J2 of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Villers-sur-Preny after being hit by fire from a night fighter en-route to a raid on Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Villers-sous-Preny Churchyard

24-Feb

CHAMBERS, FREDERICK (145839) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, MM405 'R' of No 464 Sqn, which crashed whilst attacking a Noball (V-1) site, possibly due to the effects of blast.  He is buried in Grandcourt War Cemetery

24-Feb

BOLDER, CYRIL (1534445) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, MM405 'R' of No 464 Sqn, which crashed whilst attacking a Noball (V-1) site, possibly due to the effects of blast.  He is buried in Grandcourt War Cemetery

24-Feb

MITCHELL, PETER ROY (152847) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX949 'A' of No 487 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to St Trond.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

24-Feb

BARBET, EUGENE HERMAN (J/14137) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX949 'A' of No 487 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to St Trond.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

24-Feb

McMILLAN, JOHN DUNCH (415341) age: 26 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR343 of No 487 Sqn, which broke-up in the air and crashed 2 miles north of Nuthampstead.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

24-Feb

PAYNE, RAYMOND GEORGE CUTHBERT (42446) age: 27 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR343 of No 487 Sqn, which broke-up in the air and crashed 2 miles north of Nuthampstead.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

24-Feb

IRVIN, GEORGE PROUDFOOT (117345) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK998 of No 517 Sqn, which broke up in the air following a structural failure, crashing at St Edrens in Pembrokeshire. 7 others killed.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Allenvale) Cemetery

24-Feb

McLAREN, WILLIAM BRYCE(129386) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK998 of No 517 Sqn, which broke up in the air following a structural failure, crashing at St Edrens in Pembrokeshire. 7 others killed.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

24-Feb

GOODFELLOW, JAMES KENDALL (R/156428) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK998 of No 517 Sqn, which broke up in the air following a structural failure, crashing at St Edrens in Pembrokeshire. 7 others killed.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

24-Feb

ROBINSON, WILLIAM THOMAS GUDLAUGUR (J/24161) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK998 of No 517 Sqn, which broke up in the air following a structural failure, crashing at St Edrens in Pembrokeshire. 7 others killed.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

24-Feb

BELL, EARLE THEODORE(R/84274) age: 29 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK998 of No 517 Sqn, which broke up in the air following a structural failure, crashing at St Edrens in Pembrokeshire. 7 others killed.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

24-Feb

TAYLOR, ROBERT WILLIAM (R/115283) age: 27 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK998 of No 517 Sqn, which broke up in the air following a structural failure, crashing at St Edrens in Pembrokeshire. 7 others killed.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

24-Feb

BEEVERS, WILLIAM SCOTT (1822039) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK998 of No 517 Sqn, which broke up in the air following a structural failure, crashing at St Edrens in Pembrokeshire. 7 others killed.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Corstorphine Hill) Cemetery

24-Feb

MARTIN, WILLIAM THOMAS (645673) age: 22 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK998 of No 517 Sqn, which broke up in the air following a structural failure, crashing at St Edrens in Pembrokeshire. 7 others killed.  He was buried in/or cremated at  Wandsworth (Putney Vale) Cemetery and Crematorium

24-Feb

DIXON, THOMAS GEOFFREY (52613) age: 26 RAF

Fg Off

He probably died from injuries sustained the previous night whilst flying in Halifax III, LW503 LK-Z of No 547 Sqn, which came down at Cahon during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Cononley (St John) Churchyard

24-Feb

McCALL, THOMAS (1574131) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW503 LK-Z of No 578 Sqn, which came down at Cahon during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

24-Feb

COGGINS, RONALD WILLIAM WELCH (151239) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW586 LK-P of No 578 Sqn, which crashed near Unter-Alterheim after being set on fire by flak during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

GODDEN, FRANK STEPHEN (1210979) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW586 LK-P of No 578 Sqn, which crashed near Unter-Alterheim after being set on fire by flak during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

BELL, WILLIAM HENRY (1385160) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW586 LK-P of No 578 Sqn, which crashed near Unter-Alterheim after being set on fire by flak during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

GEAKE, SIDNEY HARRY (1174459) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW586 LK-P of No 578 Sqn, which crashed near Unter-Alterheim after being set on fire by flak during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

HAYES, STANLEY (2208054) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW586 LK-P of No 578 Sqn, which crashed near Unter-Alterheim after being set on fire by flak during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

LOVE, WILLIAM JOHN HAMILTON (415339) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW586 LK-P of No 578 Sqn, which crashed near Unter-Alterheim after being set on fire by flak during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

24-Feb

JOHNSTON, RICHARD (1498600) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 969 Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Maryport Cemetery

24-Feb

COTTRELL, ROYSTON WILLIAM (1850861) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK146 DH-N of No 1664 HCU, which dived into the ground near Rainton following a steep climb out from Dishforth as it set out on a training flight.  He is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery

24-Feb

REID, ALEXANDER PETTIGREW (1560936) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK146 DH-N of No 1664 HCU, which dived into the ground near Rainton following a steep climb out from Dishforth as it set out on a training flight.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Newington, or Echo Bank) Cemetery

24-Feb

BRODER, JOHN GORDON (J/5048) age: 28 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK146 DH-N of No 1664 HCU, which dived into the ground near Rainton following a steep climb out from Dishforth as it set out on a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Feb

SINCLAIR, ANDREW IAN (J/38263) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK146 DH-N of No 1664 HCU, which dived into the ground near Rainton following a steep climb out from Dishforth as it set out on a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Feb

STEWART, JAMES GORDON (J/87408) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK146 DH-N of No 1664 HCU, which dived into the ground near Rainton following a steep climb out from Dishforth as it set out on a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Feb

GUGINS, CLARENCE WALTER (R/191070) age: 23 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK146 DH-N of No 1664 HCU, which dived into the ground near Rainton following a steep climb out from Dishforth as it set out on a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Feb

HEARTON, DAVID HOUSTON (1571747) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE903 of No 30 OTU, which dived into the ground from cloud near Seighford on its return from a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire

24-Feb

THOMPSON, WILLIAM OLIVER (146601) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE903 of No 30 OTU, which dived into the ground from cloud near Seighford on its return from a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

24-Feb

ROBLIN, DAVID DANIEL (1022509) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE903 of No 30 OTU, which dived into the ground from cloud near Seighford on its return from a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Pontyberem (Caersalem) Congregational Chapelyard

24-Feb

YATES, CHARLES JOSEPH (152922) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE903 of No 30 OTU, which dived into the ground from cloud near Seighford on its return from a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Stafford Cemetery

24-Feb

RYAN, ERNEST (129107) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE903 of No 30 OTU, which dived into the ground from cloud near Seighford on its return from a Bullseye exercise.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

24-Feb

WATT, RICHARD HOWARD (1580279) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Bolingbroke, 10241 of No 6 BGS, which spun into the ground after control was lost.  He is buried in Trenton (St George's) Cemetery

24-Feb

WRIGHT, NORMAN ALISTAIR TULLOCH (989722) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Bolingbroke, 10241 of No 6 BGS, which spun into the ground after control was lost.  He is buried in Trenton (St George's) Cemetery

24-Feb

BENNETT, HARRY (845735) age: 40 RAF

LAC

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 Barking (Rippleside) Cemetery

24-Feb

CORNER, WILLIAM (1593000) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE903 of No 30 OTU, which dived into the ground from cloud near Seighford on its return from a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Hartlepool West View Cemetery.

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