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Casualties - 26 - 29 February 1944


26-Feb

COOK, ANTHONY MARTINDALE(1503607) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME632 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

26-Feb

SIMPSON, CHARLES HOLSEY (1096276) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME632 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

26-Feb

BARRETT, LEONARD CHARLES (1467119) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME632 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

26-Feb

CLOUTER, GEOFFREY THOMAS (1652839) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME632 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

26-Feb

FORSTER, THOMAS HARRISON ARMSTRONG (1592020) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME632 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

26-Feb

JONES, JOHN (1398082) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME632 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

26-Feb

WOOD, RONALD WILLIAM (1607905) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME632 PH-P of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

26-Feb

DAVIS, JOSEPH ANTHONY (1431240) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED383 LS-C of No 15 Sqn, which overturned and burst into flames after running off the runway at Lakenheath on its return from a raid on Augsburg.  He is buried in Baschurch (All Saints) Churchyard

26-Feb

GERAGHTY, WILLIAM ALBERT (1434588) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED383 LS-C of No 15 Sqn, which overturned and burst into flames after running off the runway at Lakenheath on its return from a raid on Augsburg.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

26-Feb

CARROTT, JAMES EDWARD (1500995) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED383 LS-C of No 15 Sqn, which overturned and burst into flames after running off the runway at Lakenheath on its return from a raid on Augsburg.  He is buried in Gateshead East Cemetery

26-Feb

HAYDOCK, DOUGLAS (980744) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED383 LS-C of No 15 Sqn, which overturned and burst into flames after running off the runway at Lakenheath on its return from a raid on Augsburg.  He is buried in Swinton Cemetery

26-Feb

HARBIDGE, WILLIAM ERNEST (1818459) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Lancaster I, ED383 LS-C of No 15 Sqn, which overturned and burst into flames after running off the runway at Lakenheath on its return from a raid on Augsburg.  He is buried in Loughborough (Leicester Road) Cemetery

26-Feb

GILSON, KENNETH EDRIC (902433) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL791 VN-O of No 50 Sqn, which was shot down by night fighters near Embermenil en-route to a raid on Augsburg.  He is buried in Embermenil Communal Cemetery

26-Feb

CARRUTHERS, WILLIAM MAURIC(133396) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV794 EY-O of No 78 Sqn, which exploded in the air after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Feb

SISLEY, CLIVE WARREN (410392) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV794 EY-O of No 78 Sqn, which exploded in the air after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Feb

BELL, IAN (1567138) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV794 EY-O of No 78 Sqn, which exploded in the air after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Feb

EATON, JOHN DAVID (1283604) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF198 WP-H of No 90 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Denham Castle in Suffolk as it descended through cloud on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Abney Park Cemetery

26-Feb

RODRIGUE, JOSEPH JEAN PAUL ADRIEN (R/148374) age: 23 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF198 WP-H of No 90 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Denham Castle in Suffolk as it descended through cloud on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

26-Feb

STRINGER, GEORGE EDWARD (R/146997) age: 32 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF198 WP-H of No 90 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Denham Castle in Suffolk as it descended through cloud on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

26-Feb

DAVEY, ALLAN EDWARD DEARLOVE(416939) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF198 WP-H of No 90 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Denham Castle in Suffolk as it descended through cloud on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Budleigh Salterton Church Cemetery

26-Feb

PARRISH, EDWARD LIONEL (1851463) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF198 WP-H of No 90 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Denham Castle in Suffolk as it descended through cloud on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Lydney (St Mary) Churchyard

26-Feb

LEITHEAD, THOMAS (128409) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW331 DY-D of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Bridlington on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Feb

BURNS, EDWARD ROBERT (C/86271) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW331 DY-D of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Bridlington on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Feb

METKA, JOSEPH (J/87568) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW331 DY-D of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Bridlington on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Feb

ROGERS, SIDNEY JOHN (J/86134) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW331 DY-D of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Bridlington on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Feb

BROWN, JAMES WILLIAM (1351491) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW331 DY-D of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Bridlington on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Feb

LLOYD, DAVID GLANVILLE(1661180) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW331 DY-D of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Bridlington on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Feb

LALONDE, JOSEPH ALBERT RODRIGUE WILFRID (10209) age: 26 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW331 DY-D of No 102 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Bridlington on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Feb

PEACH, GWENDOLINE(2069400) age: 22 WAAF

LACW

She was killed whilst flying in Ashford of No 105 Sqn, which .  She is buried in Loose (All Saints) Churchyard Extension

26-Feb

CLIFTON, JOHN LOWREY (136320) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ707 of No 157 Sqn, which dived into the ground at Predannack following a loss of power on the approach.  He is buried in Helston Cemetery.

26-Feb

WILDER, DENIS FREDERICK DEAN (1334719) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME639 AS-A of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Colroy-la-Roche during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Colroy-la-Roche Churchyard

26-Feb

COLAN, ANTHONY OWEN (143257) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME639 AS-A of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Colroy-la-Roche during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Ranrupt Mixed National Cemetery

26-Feb

JUPP, HAROLD EDWARD (171626) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME639 AS-A of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Colroy-la-Roche during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Ranrupt Mixed National Cemetery

26-Feb

HOLBROOK, JAMES CHARLES (1300859) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME639 AS-A of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Colroy-la-Roche during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Ranrupt Mixed National Cemetery

26-Feb

WRIGHT, GEORGE ERNEST (1335060) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4815 EM-C of No 207 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Spilsby on its return from a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

26-Feb

DERBYSHIRE, JAMES EDWARD (170953) age: 31 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4815 EM-C of No 207 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Spilsby on its return from a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Glossop Cemetery

26-Feb

CLEMENT, CHARLES THOMAS LESLIE(1800987) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4815 EM-C of No 207 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Spilsby on its return from a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Highgate Cemetery

26-Feb

CANNOCK, GEORGE(1833215) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4815 EM-C of No 207 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Spilsby on its return from a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Nottingham Northern Cemetery

26-Feb

COOKE, FRANK STEWART (1383704) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4815 EM-C of No 207 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Spilsby on its return from a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in/or was cremated at  Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

26-Feb

LINFOOT, JOHN WILLIAM (1582834) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4815 EM-C of No 207 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Spilsby on its return from a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in York Cemetery, Yorkshire

26-Feb

BARKER, JOHN SKINNER (1893502) age: 39 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4815 EM-C of No 207 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Spilsby on its return from a raid to Augsburg.  He was cremated at  Enfield Crematorium

26-Feb

MUNRO, NEIL (132760) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ247 HB- of No 239 Sqn, which crashed at Wellingham in Norfolk on its return from a bomber support operation.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

26-Feb

HURLEY, ALEC RICHARD (156012) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ247 HB- of No 239 Sqn, which crashed at Wellingham in Norfolk on its return from a bomber support operation.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery

26-Feb

KNIGHT, EARLE ALLAN (52153) age: Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ270 of No 239 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a bomber support operation.  He is buried in Thorpe Acre (All Saints) Churchyard

26-Feb

DOYLE, DESMOND PATRICK (128562) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DZ270 of No 239 Sqn, which probably came down in the sea during a bomber support operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Feb

RIDGERS, CYRIL FREDERICK (J/14577) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS791 EQ-F of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

26-Feb

SMITH, WILLIAM ROBERT (J/18361) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS791 EQ-F of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

26-Feb

BOWLER, RONALD EDGAR (1223079) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS791 EQ-F of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

26-Feb

CROFTS, FRED (172205) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS791 EQ-F of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

26-Feb

BEER, LLOYD STUART (J/85033) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS791 EQ-F of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

26-Feb

DRAPER, CLARENCE OSCAR (J/85398) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS791 EQ-F of No 408 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

26-Feb

SUTTON, STANLEY (1387861) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP200 VR-G of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Feb

CRABTREE, HARRY (1510828) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP200 VR-G of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Feb

KING, WILLIAM PATRICK JOSEPH (1035031) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP200 VR-G of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Feb

SHERMAN, HAROLD MAXWELL (J/18196) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP200 VR-G of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Feb

WARREN, ARTHUR LOUIS (J/22470) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP200 VR-G of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Feb

KENT, EMIL DAN (C/85658) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP200 VR-G of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Feb

MINETT, MIKE(R/189979) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP200 VR-G of No 419 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a Gardening sortie to Kiel Bay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Feb

ARNSTON, FRANK ARTHUR (J/23753) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW420 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

26-Feb

BLAKENEY, LESTER FERGUSON (J/14827) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW420 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

26-Feb

PATTERSON, EDWARD DOUGLAS (J/26003) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW420 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

26-Feb

BESSETTE, GORDON MACMILLAN (R/151914) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW420 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

26-Feb

BURGON, PETER GORDON (1853294) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW420 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

26-Feb

EDEN, STANLEY JAMES (1740049) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW420 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

26-Feb

OSWALD, HENRY CHRISTIAN (R/181989) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW420 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

26-Feb

SHIRLEY, ALFRED WILSON (J/14201) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK759 ZL-Z of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 near Beuren during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery

26-Feb

MILTON, JAMES ROY GEORGE(158791) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK759 ZL-Z of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 near Beuren during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery

26-Feb

HIGNETT, KENNETH KINSEY (171454) age: 31 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK759 ZL-Z of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 near Beuren during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery

26-Feb

MIDDLETON, ALBERT CHARLES (171185) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK759 ZL-Z of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 near Beuren during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery

26-Feb

BARKER, FREDERICK CECIL (1623707) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK759 ZL-Z of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 near Beuren during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery

26-Feb

SINGER, MAURICE RAYMOND (BOBBY) (1384615) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK759 ZL-Z of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 near Beuren during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery

26-Feb

HOWEY, EDWARD CLAYTON (J/88603) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK705 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down near Holsted in Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

26-Feb

MUNRO, ALEXANDER MILTON GEORGE(J/88604) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK705 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down near Holsted in Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

26-Feb

BATES, RAYMOND LEONARD (1600459) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK705 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down near Holsted in Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

26-Feb

MACGILLIVRAY, ALEXANDER DONALD (1566360) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK705 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down near Holsted in Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

26-Feb

METCALF, EDWARD ROSEBY (1683577) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK705 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down near Holsted in Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

26-Feb

WARDELL, LEO THOMPSON (R/183842) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK705 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down near Holsted in Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

26-Feb

STEVENSON, GEORGE EDWARD (R/124239) age: 25 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK705 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down near Holsted in Denmark during a Gardening sortie.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

26-Feb

ROBINEAU, GILBERT EUCLIDE RHEAL (J/91090) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW597 QO-C of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ulm during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

26-Feb

THOMPSON, WILLIAM (1553058) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW597 QO-C of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ulm during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

26-Feb

JOHNSON, CLIFFORD JAMES (418425) age: 33 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV274 JO-R of No 463 Sqn, which came down near Liesse during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

26-Feb

ISHAM, STANLEY ALFRED (151994) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV274 JO-R of No 463 Sqn, which came down near Liesse during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

26-Feb

NELSON, STANLEY JAMES (410710) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV274 JO-R of No 463 Sqn, which came down near Liesse during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

26-Feb

McKNIGHT, KEVIN HAROLD (415347) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV274 JO-R of No 463 Sqn, which came down near Liesse during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

26-Feb

LINFORD, KENNETH (1477129) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV274 JO-R of No 463 Sqn, which came down near Liesse during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

26-Feb

ROBERTS, LESLIE WILLIAM (1603695) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV274 JO-R of No 463 Sqn, which came down near Liesse during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

26-Feb

WINN, THOMAS (938040) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV274 JO-R of No 463 Sqn, which came down near Liesse during a raid to Augsburg.  He is buried in Liesse Communal Cemetery

26-Feb

MANDER, GEOFFREY WILSON (148461) age: 22 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ312 of No 1655 MTU, which hit the ground and disintegrated as it emerged from low cloud as it attempted to land at Marham on its return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Bingley Cemetery

26-Feb

TAYLOR, MERVYN JAMES (404965) age: 30 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ312 of No 1655 MTU, which hit the ground and disintegrated as it emerged from low cloud as it attempted to land at Marham on its return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

26-Feb

BIRD, CAMPBELL DAVID (418048) age: 30 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF127 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed on the edge of Sherwood Forest after running short of fuel during a nigh t cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

26-Feb

CHRISTIE, SIDNEY EDWARD (423650) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF127 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed on the edge of Sherwood Forest after running short of fuel during a nigh t cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

26-Feb

MACOUN, GEORGE(426127) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF127 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed on the edge of Sherwood Forest after running short of fuel during a nigh t cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

26-Feb

MANUEL, WILLIAM VICTOR (401986) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF127 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed on the edge of Sherwood Forest after running short of fuel during a nigh t cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

26-Feb

DAVISON, GEORGE(1677871) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF127 of No 1661 HCU, which crashed on the edge of Sherwood Forest after running short of fuel during a nigh t cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Tanfield (St Margaret) Churchyard Extension

26-Feb

KINLOCH, JAMES ALEXANDER (1584364) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Bolingbroke, 9890 of No 7 BGS, which collided with Lysander, 2392.  He is buried in Dauphin (Riverside) Cemetery

26-Feb

REID, THOMAS MUIR (1570318) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Bolingbroke, 9890 of No 7 BGS, which collided with Lysander, 2392.  He is buried in Dauphin (Riverside) Cemetery

26-Feb

GODDARD, FRED (114781) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 8012 AMES, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

26-Feb

DUMBRILL, RONALD BRUCE(45796) age: 41 RAF

Flt Lt

He was on the staff of the Directorate of Equipment at the Air Ministry and died in the RAF Officer’s Hospital, Cleveleys, Blackpool from hypertension.  He is buried in Portsdown (Christ Church) Military Cemetery

26-Feb

BOND, ALFRED CHARLES (624348) age: 25 RAF

LAC

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 New Kilpatrick (or Hillfoot) Cemetery

26-Feb

TURNER, ERIC VINCENT (85035) age: 42 RAF

Flt Lt

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

26-Feb

TAILBY, ARCHIE JAMES (1675774) age: 35 RAFVR

LAC

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

27-Feb

DIX, BERNARD WILLIAM (1161056) age: 27 RAFVR

LAC

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

27-Feb

MORRISON, JOHN KENNETH (143661) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 185 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Malta Memorial

27-Feb

PAYNE, JOHN TREVOR (1246876) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF538 of No 215 Sqn, which crashed into trees on take off from Jessore following an engine failure.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

27-Feb

HUDSON, WILLIAM FOSTER (174430) age: 26 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF538 of No 215 Sqn, which crashed into trees on take off from Jessore following an engine failure.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

27-Feb

HAMPSON, LAWRENCE JOHN PETER (1451793) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF538 of No 215 Sqn, which crashed into trees on take off from Jessore following an engine failure.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

27-Feb

COHEN, HENRY (1125924) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF538 of No 215 Sqn, which crashed into trees on take off from Jessore following an engine failure.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

27-Feb

DAVIES, WILLIAM MICHAEL DFC(136020) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL509 of No 227 Sqn, which crashed in the sea near Messolonghi after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

27-Feb

BROWN, GEOFFREY ALEXANDER (172586) age: 30 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL509 of No 227 Sqn, which crashed in the sea near Messolonghi after being hit by flak.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery.

27-Feb

ROWE, JOHN (415359) age: 22 RAAF

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA468 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

27-Feb

SIEBERT, JOHN AUGUSTINE(416897) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA468 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

27-Feb

WILLIAMS, ROBERT DEVON (415370) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA468 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

27-Feb

DAWE, ARNOLD WILLIAM (416940) age: 30 RAAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Baltimore IV, FA499 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

27-Feb

REID, FRANCIS MASSIE MORRISON (1302410) age: 34 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2752 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Maidstone.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery

27-Feb

HART, PHILIP WESLEY (416570) age: 28 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL449 of No 132 OTU, which crashed on landing at East Fortune in a snow storm.  He is buried in Haddington (St Martin's) New Burial Ground

27-Feb

CHRISTIE, JOHN WEBSTER (152687) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIC, JL449 of No 132 OTU, which crashed on landing at East Fortune in a snow storm.  He is buried in West Ham Cemetery

27-Feb

STRAUGHAN, JOWSEY RICHARDSON (1503294) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 221 Grp, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

27-Feb

PLUMPTON, FRANK (1579684) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving at Gianaclis, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

27-Feb

FORD, FRANCIS LEONARD (FRANK) (639854) age: 24 RAF

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving at Gianaclis, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

27-Feb

KILEY, CHARLES (632628) age: 23 RAF

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving at Gianaclis, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

27-Feb

WARDLE, THOMAS FREDERICK (905675) age: 26 RAFVR

LAC

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

28-Feb

McKAY, DOUGLAS WILLIAM (J/4246) age: 27 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MA808 of No 32 Sqn, which crashed near Split in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

28-Feb

DOHERTY, ANDREW CLARK (1555261) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 36 Sqn but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in El Alia Cemetery

28-Feb

GRANT, REGINALD JOSEPH COWAN (391352) age: 29 RNZAF

Wg Cdr

He was the Wing Leader of No 122 Wing and was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FX996 of No 65 Sqn, which he abandoned near Gravesend following an engine failure during a Ramrod.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

28-Feb

RENSHAW, ERIC GORDON (135911) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Devizes of No 107 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Eastcote Easterton in Wiltshire whilst flying in a blizzard.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

28-Feb

HOWE, ROY VINCENT (115167) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Devizes of No 107 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Eastcote Easterton in Wiltshire whilst flying in a blizzard.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

28-Feb

SHEEKEY, IAN DOUGLAS (413439) age: 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AM105 of No 168 Sqn, which crashed at Petersfield on its return from a Popular sortie.  He is buried in West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard

28-Feb

McGEE, ROBERT CECIL STUART (J/86063) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Wellington X, HF538 of No 215 Sqn, which crashed into trees on take off from Jessore following an engine failure.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

28-Feb

DANIEL, PATRICK SIDNEY WILLIAM (170639) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP730 'M' of No 247 Sqn, which he abandoned off Sark during a weather recce sortie.  He is buried in St Brieuc Western Communal Cemetery

28-Feb

GERVAIS, JOSEPH PIERRE(J/25649) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AG367 of No 41 OTU, which dived into the ground near Sealand following an engine failure.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

28-Feb

BURK, GEORGE HENRY (1338193) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford II, T1374 of No 6 (P) AFU, which crashed near Wendover after hitting a tree whilst flying in a snowstorm during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery

28-Feb

O'BRIEN, ALLAN WILLIAM (421028) age: 24 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, ES336 of No 73 OTU, which collided with JL242 near Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

28-Feb

MOSS, ANTHONY HERBERT (421368) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JL242 of No 73 OTU, which collided with ES336 near Abu Sueir.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

28-Feb

WATT, JOHN (JOHNNY) (552058) age: 22 RAF

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Westminster.  He is buried in Lincoln (St Swithin's) Cemetery

28-Feb

STROUD, RONALD GEORGE(1604656) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving at RAF Abu Sueir but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery.

28-Feb

DAVIES, ELLEN PHYLLIS (476737) age: 22 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Norwich.  She is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Hartshill) Cemetery

29-Feb

MANGO, ANTHONY CONSTANTINE JOHN (155161) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR403 of No 21 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on Noball (V-1) targets.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Feb

OFFLER, ROBERT WILGAR (J/11560) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR403 of No 21 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on Noball (V-1) targets.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Feb

GOW, ALEXANDER MCDONALD (SONNY) (1571997) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 27, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

29-Feb

LENTS, J H H() age:  RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, BZ962 'Y' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down near Rangoon during a raid on Mahlwagon.  He is buried in

29-Feb

O'DONOHUE, THOMAS JOHN DFM(404487) age: 24 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, BZ962 'Y' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down near Rangoon during a raid on Mahlwagon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Feb

STANLEY, EDWARD JAMES DOUGLAS (114064) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, BZ962 'Y' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down near Rangoon during a raid on Mahlwagon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Feb

CHALCRAFT, STANLEY WILLIAM (1807507) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, BZ962 'Y' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down near Rangoon during a raid on Mahlwagon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Feb

CLIFTON, BERNARD (50589) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, BZ926 'P' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down near Rangoon during a raid on Mahlwagon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Feb

ARNOLD, ALLAN EDWARD (420112) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, BZ926 'P' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down near Rangoon during a raid on Mahlwagon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Feb

BURN, ARTHUR ROBERT (1319428) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, BZ926 'P' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down near Rangoon during a raid on Mahlwagon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Feb

DAVIS, MICHAEL LUDLOW (J/86883) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, BZ926 'P' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down near Rangoon during a raid on Mahlwagon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Feb

BURGESS, DESMOND RIVERSDALE ANTHONY (1659085) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, BZ926 'P' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down near Rangoon during a raid on Mahlwagon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Feb

LEAK, JOHN HENRY STARMER (1682798) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, BZ926 'P' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down near Rangoon during a raid on Mahlwagon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Feb

PLANK, CHARLES ALFRED GEORGE(1435434) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, BZ926 'P' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down near Rangoon during a raid on Mahlwagon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Feb

STOUT, ANSEL ERNEST BLACKBURN (771563) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, BZ926 'P' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down near Rangoon during a raid on Mahlwagon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Feb

WHITEHALL, VICTOR ERNEST (1262742) age: 28 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator, BZ926 'P' of No 159 Sqn, which was shot down near Rangoon during a raid on Mahlwagon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Feb

CURLEY, ARTHUR CHARLES JOHN (1334231) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk IV, FX575 of No 250 Sqn, which was shot down near Anzio by Fw 190s.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

29-Feb

BORROSSIS, ? FFAF () age: 

S-Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ853 of No 340 Sqn, which exploded 80 miles off Ushant after hitting the sea during an Instep patrol.  He is buried in

29-Feb

HEDRICH, JOHN (J/24011) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW366 of No 420 Sqn, which crashed near Aberystwyth after stalling at 20,000 ft during a training flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

29-Feb

CUNNINGS, RONALD EVERETT (R/158319) age: 29 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW366 of No 420 Sqn, which crashed near Aberystwyth after stalling at 20,000 ft during a training flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

29-Feb

JOHNSTON, LLOYD GEORGE(R/110817) age: 23 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW366 of No 420 Sqn, which crashed near Aberystwyth after stalling at 20,000 ft during a training flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

29-Feb

NIXON, JOHN LEONARD (R/163357) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW366 of No 420 Sqn, which crashed near Aberystwyth after stalling at 20,000 ft during a training flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

29-Feb

HARDY, HARRY SKEET (R/153784) age: 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW366 of No 420 Sqn, which crashed near Aberystwyth after stalling at 20,000 ft during a training flight.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

29-Feb

TIMSON, CYRIL (145686) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR389 'D' of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on Noball (V-1) targets.  He is buried in Grandcourt War Cemetery

29-Feb

EDWARDS, PHILIP HENRY (1451834) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR389 'D' of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on Noball (V-1) targets.  He is buried in Grandcourt War Cemetery

29-Feb

SHELTON, MICHAEL HOWARD (150006) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN211 of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Douai during a Ramrod to Cambrai.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

29-Feb

LARNER, RONALD JAMES (1206400) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V LA787 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace during a Nickel raid to the St Quenton area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Feb

SMITH, GEORGE WILLIAM (818186) age: 31 AuxAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V LA787 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace during a Nickel raid to the St Quenton area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Feb

JACKS, ALFRED ERNEST (1389970) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V LA787 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace during a Nickel raid to the St Quenton area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Feb

PROUTEN, HERBERT JOHN (902514) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V LA787 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace during a Nickel raid to the St Quenton area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Feb

SHUTTLEWORTH, ROBERT BAXTER (1522202) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V LA787 of No 10 OTU, which was lost without a trace during a Nickel raid to the St Quenton area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Feb

ROMER, JACK HARRY (1437796) age: 22 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 15 SS, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

29-Feb

EATON, JOHN BURGESS (J/28076) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD386 'T' of No 1666 HCU, which crashed in a spiral dive near Scunthorpe after control was lost  during a daytime navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

29-Feb

MUSKETT, GEORGE LINDLEY (J/26289) age: 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD386 'T' of No 1666 HCU, which crashed in a spiral dive near Scunthorpe after control was lost  during a daytime navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery.

29-Feb

SIGURDSON, JOHANN(J/19620) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD386 'T' of No 1666 HCU, which crashed in a spiral dive near Scunthorpe after control was lost  during a daytime navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

29-Feb

LOUGHRIN, ROBERT THOMAS GARTH (1796421) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD386 'T' of No 1666 HCU, which crashed in a spiral dive near Scunthorpe after control was lost  during a daytime navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery.

29-Feb

WILT, FRANCIS ELVIN (R/192018) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD386 'T' of No 1666 HCU, which crashed in a spiral dive near Scunthorpe after control was lost  during a daytime navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

29-Feb

ZAYETS, PETER (R/124095) age: 23 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD386 'T' of No 1666 HCU, which crashed in a spiral dive near Scunthorpe after control was lost  during a daytime navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery.

29-Feb

HEALEY, JOSEPH M. (R/96219) age: 33 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD386 'T' of No 1666 HCU, which crashed in a spiral dive near Scunthorpe after control was lost  during a daytime navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

29-Feb

GIBB, DAVID JOHN (1672288) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard III, 7456 (ex EX829) of No 22 AS, which failed to recover from a dive ad crashed near Bankfontein.  He is buried in Vereeniging Old Town Cemetery

29-Feb

DOYLEND, ANGUS SAMUEL (1153190) age: 27 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 317 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

29-Feb

CROUCH, GORDON MAXWELL (414655) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, L2021 of No 63 OTU, which dived into the ground at Barton-on-the-Heath.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

29-Feb

MIDDLETON, PERCY EDWARD (356470) age: 38 RAF

Cpl

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

29-Feb

DICKIE, KENNETH DICKSON (1651581) age: 36 RAFVR

LAC

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

29-Feb

OWEN, JOHN TREVOR (108073) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang, AG535 of No 41 OTU, which crashed at Nannerch, Flintshire.  He is buried in Bangor (Llandegai Road) Cemetery.

29-Feb

HAYCRAFT, THOMAS ADOLPHUS (1140842) age: 38 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died in a Military Hospital in the South West of England (Torquay?).  He is buried in Ilminster Cemetery.

29-Feb

FLYNN, GEORGE(348108) age: 44 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Northallerton.  He is buried in Ashington (St Aidan's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

29-Feb

MOY-THOMAS, JAMES ALAN (66643) age: 35 RAFVR

Flt Lt

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

29-Feb

CAMPBELL, JOHN ALLAN (1565316) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and died in Glasgow Naval Hospital? from natural causes.  He is buried in Cathcart Cemetery.

29-Feb

JEPSON, VINCENT (2201129) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

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 Moston (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

29-Feb

DAWSON, DORA RHODA (2037954) age: 21 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving at RAF Pocklington but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Newcastle upon Tyne.  She is buried in Ashington (Holy Sepulchre) Churchyard.

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