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Casualties - 1 - 5 March 1944


01-Mar

IRWIN, ANDREW MURRAY (1315605) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ866 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie off Melos.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

01-Mar

COOKSEY, WILLIAM HENRY (1575368) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ866 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie off Melos.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

01-Mar

WING, CYRIL OWEN (1542629) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ866 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie off Melos.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

01-Mar

YATES, JOHN (1216687) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ866 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie off Melos.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

01-Mar

TIPALDI, RUDOLPH (1822669) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW636 MP-X of No 76 Sqn, which crashed four minutes after taking off from Holme-on-Spalding Moor for a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Corby Cemetery

01-Mar

RYE, CLIVE ARTHUR (423427) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW636 MP-X of No 76 Sqn, which crashed four minutes after taking off from Holme-on-Spalding Moor for a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

01-Mar

RICHARDS, JAMES LEONARD (J/19978) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW636 MP-X of No 76 Sqn, which crashed four minutes after taking off from Holme-on-Spalding Moor for a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

01-Mar

SIRLUCK, ROBERT (J/86913) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW636 MP-X of No 76 Sqn, which crashed four minutes after taking off from Holme-on-Spalding Moor for a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

01-Mar

BATES, PHILIP CHARLES (1391048) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW636 MP-X of No 76 Sqn, which crashed four minutes after taking off from Holme-on-Spalding Moor for a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

01-Mar

HAWKINS, GEOFFREY HAMILTON (1604329) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW636 MP-X of No 76 Sqn, which crashed four minutes after taking off from Holme-on-Spalding Moor for a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Harrow (Pinner) New Cemetery

01-Mar

FLITCROFT, FRANK CHESTER (171865) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW636 MP-X of No 76 Sqn, which crashed four minutes after taking off from Holme-on-Spalding Moor for a raid on Stuttgart.  He is buried in Stockport Borough Cemetery

01-Mar

ALLISON, W R (205550V) age: 29 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst serving with No 80 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

01-Mar

MILLER, A. MACK DFC(205831V) age: Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst serving with No 80 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

01-Mar

HARRISON, RONALD (1567693) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, ER823 of No 93 Sqn, which crashed on this date.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

01-Mar

BUCKLEY, KENNETH ALLAN (J/6237) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP507 of No 257 Sqn, which crashed at West Hartling in Hampshire as a result of structural failure.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Mar

COOKE, FREDERICK JOHN (168830) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN775 of No 3 OADU, which crashed at South Brent, Devon.  He is buried in Bexley Heath Cemetery

01-Mar

YEATES, JOHN JAMES (1025998) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN775 of No 3 OADU, which crashed at South Brent, Devon.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

01-Mar

BEESTON, ALFRED GORDON (1430024) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN775 of No 3 OADU, which crashed at South Brent, Devon.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

01-Mar

JACK, WILLIAM MCLENNAN (1551007) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN775 of No 3 OADU, which crashed at South Brent, Devon.  He is buried in Whitley Bay (Hartley South) Cemetery

01-Mar

HEWETT, BARRY (JOHN) (1182280) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 397 AMES, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Tripoli (Victoria) Naval Cemetery

01-Mar

MARSHALL, GEOFFREY PETER (542586) age: 33 RAF

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 8 PTC, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

01-Mar

BRASS, GEORGE WILSON (567436) age: 25 RAF

Sgt

He had been serving at Kai Tak but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Amagasaki in Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

01-Mar

WEBSTER, PETER FITZGERALD (37776) age: 29 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Firefly I, Z1839 of the Performance Test Squadron, A&AEE, which broke up in the air following a series of rolls.  He is buried in Durrington Cemetery

01-Mar

HARRISON, HAROLD (1596071) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Marylebone.  He is buried in Stockton-on-Tees (Durham Road) Cemetery

02-Mar

CROZIER, ALEXANDER (415749) age: 23 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR253 'M' of No 23 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an offensive patrol over the Po Valley.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

02-Mar

POWNALL, JOHN HAROLD (1337555) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR253 'M' of No 23 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an offensive patrol over the Po Valley.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

02-Mar

EASSON, ATHELSTAN GEORGE CORNISH (146976) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP742 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a night shipping strike.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

02-Mar

RUSSELL, JOHN GORDON (425759) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP742 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a night shipping strike.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

02-Mar

BROSNAN, PATRICK (1527364) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP742 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a night shipping strike.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

02-Mar

DRISCOLL, CORNELIUS DESMOND (657345) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP742 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a night shipping strike.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

02-Mar

REEVE, NORMAN WILLIAM (1337387) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP742 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a night shipping strike.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

02-Mar

BOYD, WALTER DAWSON CARL (J/18761) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP742 of No 38, which failed to return from a night shipping strike.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

02-Mar

CAMPBELL, JAMES MCLEOD (1568628) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND566 KM-O of No 44 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed near Reutlingen during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Mar

DRAPER, DENNIS (123106) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, EN582 of No 73 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a railway truck it was attacking near Crasac in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

02-Mar

BASFORD, RONALD BARNARD (1580529) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW629 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which came down at Celles-sur-Plaine in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

02-Mar

DAVIES, HIRAM TOM (1388039) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW629 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which came down at Celles-sur-Plaine in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

02-Mar

DRAKE, ALBERT (1049379) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW629 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which came down at Celles-sur-Plaine in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

02-Mar

FENWICK, ALBERT (996901) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW629 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which came down at Celles-sur-Plaine in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

02-Mar

GREENHILL, GEORE DALGETTY (1567926) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW629 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which came down at Celles-sur-Plaine in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

02-Mar

WILSON, KENNETH GEORGE(1603668) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW629 MP-M of No 76 Sqn, which came down at Celles-sur-Plaine in France during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

02-Mar

PALMER, GEOFFREY CLIFFORD (958283) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

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

02-Mar

GAINS, FRANCIS GEORGE(138128) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND446 GT-P of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hausen-en-Killertal during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Mar

BAKER, ROBERT MINTON (413939) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND446 GT-P of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hausen-en-Killertal during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Mar

GOTTO, PHILLIP GEORGE(410655) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND446 GT-P of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hausen-en-Killertal during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Mar

KELLEY, RONALD RHOADES (426613) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND446 GT-P of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hausen-en-Killertal during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Mar

KENYON, ERNEST (642691) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND446 GT-P of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hausen-en-Killertal during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Mar

BARTON, DONALD EDWARD (1814488) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND446 GT-P of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hausen-en-Killertal during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Mar

HILL, WILLIAM JAMES (1084513) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND446 GT-P of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hausen-en-Killertal during a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Mar

BIGNALL, LEONARD ERIC (1429656) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Bedford of No 164 Sqn, which broke up in the air near Twinwood Farm.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery

02-Mar

MATTHEWS, ALFRED (1085212) age: 29 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 178 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Moascar War Cemetery

02-Mar

HEALY, TERENE WILLIAM RICHARD (100609) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN259 of No 266 Sqn, which crashed near Rambouillet after hitting a tree during a Rodeo in the Le Havre area.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

02-Mar

DESPREZ, P FFAF () age: 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ308 'V' of No 342 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Bois de la Justice.  He is buried in

02-Mar

LINIERES, G FFAF () age: 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ308 'V' of No 342 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Bois de la Justice.  He is buried in

02-Mar

BALESTE, F FFAF () age: 

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ308 'V' of No 342 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Bois de la Justice.  He is buried in

02-Mar

VERGERIO, J FFAF () age: 

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ308 'V' of No 342 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Bois de la Justice.  He is buried in

02-Mar

BERTRAND, JOSEPH HERVE THEODORR. (J/87075) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW378 KW-A of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Crayke near York following an engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Mar

BOUSQUET, ELBERT CYRIL (J/88339) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW378 KW-A of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Crayke near York following an engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Mar

GOUDREAU, CHRISTIAN JOSEPH JACQUES (J/89449) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW378 KW-A of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Crayke near York following an engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Mar

HAY, DOUGLAS NOEL (J/90944) age: 32 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW378 KW-A of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Crayke near York following an engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Mar

COTE, CHARLES EDWARD (10797) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW378 KW-A of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Crayke near York following an engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Mar

DIX, JAMES ERNEST (1833824) age: 38 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW378 KW-A of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Crayke near York following an engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Norbury (St Thomas) Churchyard

02-Mar

TRUDEL, ROLAND JOSEPH (J/89446) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW378 KW-A of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Crayke near York following an engine failure during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

02-Mar

BLADEN, WILLIAM EGBERT TREVOR (136388) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND561 LE-R of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Mar

JOWETT, RAYNER FRANCIS (155924) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND561 LE-R of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Mar

KIRKPATRICK, WILLIAM LEOPOLD CARVER (144459) age: 38 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND561 LE-R of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Mar

PIGGIN, PETER JOHN (147781) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND561 LE-R of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Mar

PEARSON, ROBERT EDWARD (1141403) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND561 LE-R of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Mar

GREEN, PERCY WILFRED (160589) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND561 LE-R of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Mar

WHITE, PETER SIGSTON (988891) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND561 LE-R of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Stuttgart.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Mar

JAMES, FREDERICK GEORGE(534759) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

Neither the unit on which he was serving nor the circumstances of his death have yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Port Said War Memorial Cemetery

02-Mar

GOODWIN, WILLIAM ROLAND (912395) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM614 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Cholsey in Berkshire after requesting permission to land at Harwell at the conclusion of a night bombing exercise.  He is buried in Harwell Cemetery

02-Mar

AVERY, JAMES VICTOR (1041908) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM614 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Cholsey in Berkshire after requesting permission to land at Harwell at the conclusion of a night bombing exercise.  He is buried in Norton (St Mary) Churchyard, Teesside, Durham

02-Mar

PETITT, DONALD WALKER (426675) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM614 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Cholsey in Berkshire after requesting permission to land at Harwell at the conclusion of a night bombing exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

02-Mar

PATTENDEN, BERNARD HUGH (1323721) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM614 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Cholsey in Berkshire after requesting permission to land at Harwell at the conclusion of a night bombing exercise.  He is buried in Shirley (St John) Churchyard

02-Mar

REASON, HENRY GORDON (2220712) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM614 of No 15 OTU, which crashed near Cholsey in Berkshire after requesting permission to land at Harwell at the conclusion of a night bombing exercise.  He is buried in Sutton Coldfield Cemetery

02-Mar

WADLOW, LESLIE CYRIL GEORGE(1212904) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

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

02-Mar

MILLER, ROBIN COATES (1606217) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ793 of No 34 SFTS, which crashed at Medicine Hat but the cause isn't known.  He is buried in Medicine Hat (Hillside) Cemetery

02-Mar

SEFTON, JOHN FREDERICK (1697559) age: 45 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Amounderness.  He is buried in Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery

02-Mar

KERR, ROY (2217202) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

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

03-Mar

LANCASTER, HENRY GEORGE(138156) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR660 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed near Ancona after being damaged by flak.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

03-Mar

BOTHAM, JAMES HAROLD (124378) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR660 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed near Ancona after being damaged by flak.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

03-Mar

SOLE, JOHN WALTER (1379444) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR660 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed near Ancona after being damaged by flak.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

03-Mar

THURNALL, W (1607198) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR660 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed near Ancona after being damaged by flak.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

03-Mar

CALHOUN, JOHN CALDWELL (R/84954) age: 24 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR660 of No 148 Sqn, which crashed near Ancona after being damaged by flak.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

03-Mar

OLNEY, ALBERT (1693558) age: 38 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 211 Sqn and was killed in an accident.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

03-Mar

SERPELL, CLIFFORD WILSON (410421) age: 28 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN330 of No 215 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Zayatlwin airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

BAILEY, WILLIAM JAMES (127788) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN330 of No 215 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Zayatlwin airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

HOOEY, JAMES DOUGLAS CLIFFORD (J/20237) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN330 of No 215 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Zayatlwin airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

WELCH, ARTHUR NORMAN (1873607) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN330 of No 215 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Zayatlwin airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

KEWISH, WALTER KENNETH (414409) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN330 of No 215 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid on Zayatlwin airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

LEWIS, ARTHUR (144611) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IV, FA601 or Baltimore V, FW300 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Mar

MAGE, EDWARD VINCENT (16162) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IV, FA601 or Baltimore V, FW300 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Mar

SCOTT, FRANK NEVILLE(143288) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IV, FA601 or Baltimore V, FW300 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Mar

KEMPNICH, ALLAN WILFRED JOSEPH (413608) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IV, FA601 or Baltimore V, FW300 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Mar

CULLEN, WALTER PERCY (657499) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IV, FA601 or Baltimore V, FW300 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Mar

STAPLETON, JOHN EDWARD (416898) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Baltimore IV, FA601 or Baltimore V, FW300 of No 454 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Mar

McKENZIE, MALCOLM (992779) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 454 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

03-Mar

RINGLAND, ALLEN HASTINGS (412033) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP537 of No 459 Sqn, which ditched off Cyprus following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Mar

LOMAX, ROBERT EDWARD (133782) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP537 of No 459 Sqn, which ditched off Cyprus following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Mar

DIXON, GORDON (1074861) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP537 of No 459 Sqn, which ditched off Cyprus following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Mar

TUDOR, ROBERT WALKER (1372321) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP537 of No 459 Sqn, which ditched off Cyprus following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

03-Mar

LAWRENCE, GEORGE HENRY (J/5674) age: 30 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP161 of No 628 Sqn, which disappeared on a ferry flight from Redhills Lake to China Bay.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

AISTON, FREDERICK (129439) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP161 of No 628 Sqn, which disappeared on a ferry flight from Redhills Lake to China Bay.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

HOLLAND, THOMAS REGINALD (124320) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP161 of No 628 Sqn, which disappeared on a ferry flight from Redhills Lake to China Bay.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

GARCIA, ABRAHAM (1320156) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP161 of No 628 Sqn, which disappeared on a ferry flight from Redhills Lake to China Bay.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

HOLLAND, JAMES WILLIAM (1196990) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP161 of No 628 Sqn, which disappeared on a ferry flight from Redhills Lake to China Bay.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

OWEN, ROBERT HIGGINSON (1571602) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP161 of No 628 Sqn, which disappeared on a ferry flight from Redhills Lake to China Bay.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

TASKER, CHARLES NEVILLE(1432828) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP161 of No 628 Sqn, which disappeared on a ferry flight from Redhills Lake to China Bay.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

WHITBY, HENRY (1119325) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP161 of No 628 Sqn, which disappeared on a ferry flight from Redhills Lake to China Bay.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

WILD, RONALD CUTHBERT (1036348) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP161 of No 628 Sqn, which disappeared on a ferry flight from Redhills Lake to China Bay.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

YEAMAN, ROBERT WILLIAM COWAN (1095641) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina IB, FP161 of No 628 Sqn, which disappeared on a ferry flight from Redhills Lake to China Bay.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

JONES, DENZIL (1412783) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW516 C8-S of No 640 Sqn, which crashed near Hexton, Hertfordshire following an engine failure during a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Llanfrechfa (All Saints) Churchyard

03-Mar

BOWKER, ALAN (1488461) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Botha I, L6488 of No 11 Radio School, which ditched in the Irish Sea off the Skerries.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

PORTCH, DENNIS TERRENCE(1322332) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Botha I, L6488 of No 11 Radio School, which ditched in the Irish Sea off the Skerries.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

GIBBS, ROBERT CHARLES (1654812) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS650 'P' of No 1666 HCU, which broke up in a dive after control was lost in cloud, coming down in the Cheviots during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery

03-Mar

CALDER, ROBERT GEORGE(J/19340) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS650 'P' of No 1666 HCU, which broke up in a dive after control was lost in cloud, coming down in the Cheviots during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Morningside) Cemetery

03-Mar

SIMMS, JOHN (R/166685) age: 23 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS650 'P' of No 1666 HCU, which broke up in a dive after control was lost in cloud, coming down in the Cheviots during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

03-Mar

LEECH, FRANCIS JAMES (R/110015) age: 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS650 'P' of No 1666 HCU, which broke up in a dive after control was lost in cloud, coming down in the Cheviots during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

03-Mar

CAMPBELL, WILLIAM WARREN (R/54351) age: 33 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS650 'P' of No 1666 HCU, which broke up in a dive after control was lost in cloud, coming down in the Cheviots during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

03-Mar

SPEIGHT, JAMES (1594467) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS650 'P' of No 1666 HCU, which broke up in a dive after control was lost in cloud, coming down in the Cheviots during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Pontefract Cemetery

03-Mar

BELL, RICHARD (1526928) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS650 'P' of No 1666 HCU, which broke up in a dive after control was lost in cloud, coming down in the Cheviots during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Whickham (Garden House) Cemetery

03-Mar

MAYBEE, ERIC LLOYD (1388656) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford II, V3723 of No 21 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground at Yaxhall in Staffordshire during a night flight.  He is buried in/or was cremated at the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

03-Mar

BROWN, PETER NORMAN (126591) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Tiger Moth II, N6970 of No 22 EFTS, which broke up in the air over Cambridge.  He is buried in Ringwood Cemetery

03-Mar

GREGORY, HENRY (752792) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

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

03-Mar

SIMPSON, WILLIAM OGILVIE(147597) age: 26 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst serving with No 3 FU but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

03-Mar

LESTER, GEORGE GODFREY (1345052) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, JN280 of No 51 OTU, which dived into ground during aerobatics, at Bedford Reservoir.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Rosebank) Cemetery

03-Mar

GREEN, ALFRED CHARLES MICHAEL (1385664) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, JN280 of No 51 OTU, which dived into ground during aerobatics, at Bedford Reservoir.  He is buried in Kempston Cemetery

03-Mar

BOND, NORMAN PHILIP (1579529) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

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

03-Mar

WINTER, ARTHUR (591751) age: 21 RAF

Cpl

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

03-Mar

ROBERTS, ALFRED FRANK (1352467) age: 31 RAFVR

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 Connah's Quay Cemetery

03-Mar

DRAPER, ARTHUR (1522838) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN164 of No 83 OTU, which crashed into a barn following an engine failure on take off from Peplow.  He is buried in Heworth (or Windy Nook) (St Alban) Churchyard.

03-Mar

GREENFIELD, RHODA (436065) age: 29 WAAF

LACW

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

03-Mar

WARD, LAURA M (446950) age: 21 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Sleaford.  She is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

04-Mar

REDGATE, THOMAS HENRY (1434358) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FZ188 of No 19 Sqn, which was lost on a Ramrod in the Cologne area.  He is buried in Flushing (Vlissingen) Northern Cemetery

04-Mar

KIRK, GEORGE KENNETH (1174509) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF296 of No 36 Sqn, which crashed near Blida in bad weather on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

04-Mar

STANNARD, ERIC RAYMOND (122246) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF296 of No 36 Sqn, which crashed near Blida in bad weather on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

04-Mar

QUINLAN, JOHN MICHAEL (J/85433) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF296 of No 36 Sqn, which crashed near Blida in bad weather on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

04-Mar

DAVY, CHARLES FREDERICK (1289025) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF296 of No 36 Sqn, which crashed near Blida in bad weather on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

04-Mar

SHOOLBREAD, JAMES (1116919) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF296 of No 36 Sqn, which crashed near Blida in bad weather on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

04-Mar

WILSON, ALFRED GEORGE(426195) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF296 of No 36 Sqn, which crashed near Blida in bad weather on its return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

04-Mar

KEECH, OWEN ANDREW (J/86313) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Vengence II, AN706 of No 84 Sqn, which blew up as it carried out a dive bombing attack.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

04-Mar

WATKINS, ERIC ROBERT (751634) age: 27 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Vengence II, AN706 of No 84 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Yazagyo after a fire broke out in the air.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

04-Mar

PINNINGTON, DENNIS RAPHAEL ROY (1602826) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X7961 of No 89 Sqn, which crashed into Beaufort, DW832 at Vavuniya during a single engine landing.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

04-Mar

DOWDEN, DONALD JOHN (104550) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X7961 of No 89 Sqn, which crashed into Beaufort, DW832 at Vavuniya during a single engine landing.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

04-Mar

LEACH, GEORGE(612602) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, X7962 of No 89 Sqn, which crashed into Beaufort, DW832 at Vavuniya during a single engine landing.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery.

04-Mar

ROBERTS, GEORGE ALBERT (J/25206) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL279 NF-R of No 138 Sqn, which came down near Bernay during Operation 'John 23' in support of the SOE.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery

04-Mar

WRIGHT, JOHN EDGAR (J/26422) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL279 NF-R of No 138 Sqn, which came down near Bernay during Operation 'John 23' in support of the SOE.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery

04-Mar

KINGSLEY, WILLIAM CHARLES (J/25012) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL279 NF-R of No 138 Sqn, which came down near Bernay during Operation 'John 23' in support of the SOE.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery

04-Mar

HART, KENNETH FREDERICK HILL (1053592) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL279 NF-R of No 138 Sqn, which came down near Bernay during Operation 'John 23' in support of the SOE.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery

04-Mar

DUTTON, JAMES ROY (C/86782) age: 47 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL279 NF-R of No 138 Sqn, which came down near Bernay during Operation 'John 23' in support of the SOE.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery

04-Mar

KOETSVELD, NORMAN HENRY (12517) age: 29 RAAF

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Wellington X, HF537 of No 142 Sqn, which crashed near Castelnuovo on a raid to the Daimler Works at Steyt in Austria on 25 Feb 1944.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

04-Mar

BROWN, EDWARD GEORGE(136897) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE957 EX-Q of No 199 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 near Gemeaux in France during SOE Operation 'Fontaine Francaise'.  He is buried in Gemeaux Communal Cemetery

04-Mar

O'CONNOR, KEVIN BERNARD (415221) age: 29 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE957 EX-Q of No 199 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 near Gemeaux in France during SOE Operation 'Fontaine Francaise'.  He is buried in Is-sur-Tille Communal Cemetery

04-Mar

CRICK, LAWRENCE ERIC (1851867) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE957 EX-Q of No 199 Sqn, which was shot down by a Bf 110 near Gemeaux in France during SOE Operation 'Fontaine Francaise'.  He is buried in Is-sur-Tille Communal Cemetery

04-Mar

KETTERSON, A. BOYD (J/16990) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ306 of No 412 Sqn, which crashed near Ypres following engine failure during Ramrod 623.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

04-Mar

HAGGETT, C J (192140V) age: 23 SAAF

Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Kittyhawk IV, FX565 of No 450 Sqn, which was abandoned over the Adriatic following an engine fire.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

04-Mar

ADAMSON, THOMAS JOHNSTON (146346) age: 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle, V1641 of No 570 Sqn, which failed to return from an SOE operation.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

04-Mar

ELMER, CHRISTOPHER JAMES (151933) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle, V1641 of No 570 Sqn, which failed to return from an SOE operation.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

04-Mar

HOOD, JOHN HERBERT (133781) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle, V1641 of No 570 Sqn, which failed to return from an SOE operation.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

04-Mar

ATKINSON, EDWARD JAMES (1134951) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle, V1641 of No 570 Sqn, which failed to return from an SOE operation.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

04-Mar

DAVIES, JAMES (1655746) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle, V1641 of No 570 Sqn, which failed to return from an SOE operation.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

04-Mar

SMITH, HARRY ALEXANDER EDWARD (J/89425) age: 33 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB386 of No 624 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking-off from Blida in bad weather.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

04-Mar

ELLIOTT, FRANCIS IRA (J/17987) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB386 of No 624 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking-off from Blida in bad weather.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

04-Mar

MUNDELL, GORDON (J/23368) age: 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB386 of No 624 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking-off from Blida in bad weather.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

04-Mar

MOLLER, ROY WESLEY (R/181806) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB386 of No 624 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking-off from Blida in bad weather.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

04-Mar

BROWNE, DONALD GARFORTH (1318459) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB386 of No 624 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking-off from Blida in bad weather.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

04-Mar

HAZELDINE, WILLIAM DENNIS (1722770) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB386 of No 624 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking-off from Blida in bad weather.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

04-Mar

JACKSON, GEORGE THOMAS (R1133848) age: 23 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB386 of No 624 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking-off from Blida in bad weather.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

04-Mar

SMITH, DESMOND (207352V) age: 19 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB386 of No 624 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking-off from Blida in bad weather.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

04-Mar

CROXFORD, COLIN DESMOND (160044) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, MB770 of No 682 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie over Northern Italy.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

04-Mar

BOGAN, AMOS FREDERICK (625459) age: 26 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE229 OP-D of No 11 OTU, which crashed on take off following an engine failure during an air test.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

04-Mar

CHENEY, FREDERICK (1486586) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ134 'P' of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Banff  whilst turning in cloud during a bombing exercise.  He is buried in Gomersal (St Mary) Churchyard

04-Mar

MCINTYRE, W S USAAF() age: 

F/Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ134 'P' of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Banff  whilst turning in cloud during a bombing exercise.  He is buried in

04-Mar

BODSWORTH, GEORGE HENRY (1575448) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ134 'P' of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Banff  whilst turning in cloud during a bombing exercise.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery

04-Mar

MILLS, ARNOLD WILLIAM (2220740) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, HZ134 'P' of No 20 OTU, which crashed near Banff  whilst turning in cloud during a bombing exercise.  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium

04-Mar

SIMMONS, FREDERICK WILLIAM (610291) age: 25 RAF

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, V8137 of No 54 OTU, which dived into the ground near Kelso.  He is buried in Doncaster Hyde Park Cemetery

04-Mar

WARD, ARTHUR GEORGE(1667772) age: 39 RAFVR

AC2

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

04-Mar

BROWN, LESLIE GEORGE(1600199) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

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

04-Mar

LOEWI, GEORGE FREDERICK (119437) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Amersham.  He is buried in Willesden Liberal Jewish Cemetery

04-Mar

YOUNG, JOHN STUART (647986) age: 21 RAF

Cpl

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

04-Mar

HAMBLETON, GEORGE(1644778) age: 38 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the RAF Breighton and died from injuries sustained when Halifax, LV817 collapsed during salvage operations.  He is buried in Gargrave (St Andrew) Churchyard.

04-Mar

WRIGHT, JAMES (542702) age: 24 RAF

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Merioneth.  He is buried in Belfast (Milltown) Roman Catholic Cemetery

04-Mar

PASSEY, FRANK LEONARD MM(1628309) age: 51 RAFVR

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 Willesden New Cemetery

05-Mar

HILL, OWEN DAVY (142575) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN123 of No 56 Sqn, which disappeared off the north-east coast at night.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Mar

HENDERSON, HUGH WILLIAM (421713) age: 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF215 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Rochefort-Montagne in France during SOE Operation 'Trainer 124'.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

05-Mar

WOODS, RALPH MORLEY (1386860) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF215 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Rochefort-Montagne in France during SOE Operation 'Trainer 124'.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

05-Mar

MELVILLE, ROBERT JAMES IAN (42349) age: 26 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF215 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Rochefort-Montagne in France during SOE Operation 'Trainer 124'.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

05-Mar

JONES, ARTHUR STANLEY (421977) age: 28 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF215 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Rochefort-Montagne in France during SOE Operation 'Trainer 124'.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

05-Mar

BEECH, CYRIL (1584473) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF215 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Rochefort-Montagne in France during SOE Operation 'Trainer 124'.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

05-Mar

WATSON, RAYMOND JOHNSON (404978) age: 27 RNZAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF215 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which crashed at Rochefort-Montagne in France during SOE Operation 'Trainer 124'.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

05-Mar

FRENCH, CYRIL VINCENT (151308) age:  RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH906 XY-T of No 90 Sqn, which crash-landed at St-Hilaire-de-Gondilly in France after being hit by flak during a SOE operation.  He is buried in St Hilaire-de-Gondilly Communal Cemetery

05-Mar

VAMPLOUGH, ERNEST (1624485) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE944 HA-H of No 218 Sqn, which side-slipped into the ground whilst attempting a go-round on its return to Tempsford from a Special Duties sortie.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

05-Mar

KILSBY, PETER HENRY (1215916) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE944 HA-H of No 218 Sqn, which side-slipped into the ground whilst attempting a go-round on its return to Tempsford from a Special Duties sortie.  He is buried in Daventry (Holy Cross) Churchyard

05-Mar

EDWARDS, ELWYN HINTO (169113) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE944 HA-H of No 218 Sqn, which side-slipped into the ground whilst attempting a go-round on its return to Tempsford from a Special Duties sortie.  He is buried in Pontypridd (Glyntaff) Cemetery

05-Mar

DENNESS, BERNARD (135674) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE944 HA-H of No 218 Sqn, which side-slipped into the ground whilst attempting a go-round on its return to Tempsford from a Special Duties sortie.  He is buried in Swanage (Godlingston) Cemetery

05-Mar

DAVIES, DOUGLAS GRAHAM (1437282) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE944 HA-H of No 218 Sqn, which side-slipped into the ground whilst attempting a go-round on its return to Tempsford from a Special Duties sortie.  He is buried in Welsh St Donat's Churchyard

05-Mar

CHARLES, RICHARD BRIAN (123477) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Edmonton of No 220 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Enfield (Hertford Road) Cemetery

05-Mar

THEOBALD, ROBERT WILLIAM (159415) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, ER509 of No 225 Sqn, which failed to return from a training flight in the Naples area.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

05-Mar

SHIPWAY-FOWLER, KENNETH GUY DEVLIN (141343) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF702 of No 241 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Canne during an air test.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

05-Mar

MABEY, WALTER JOHN (1507161) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS757 OW-D of No 426 Sqn, which crashed into the sea whilst flying at low level following an engine failure during an air test.  He is buried in Southampton (South Stoneham) Cemetery

05-Mar

DAVIES, CECIL BRIAN POWELL (111244) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Spitfire IV, BP880 of No 681 Sqn, which he abandoned over the Bay of Bengal (the previous day?).  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

05-Mar

MASON, RONALD HENRY (146911) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Harvard I, N7167 of No 22 SFTS, which crashed at Selukwe in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

05-Mar

EDMONDS, ALBERT WILLIAM (1257636) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was probably killed whilst flying in Harvard I, N7167 of No 22 SFTS, which crashed at Selukwe in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

05-Mar

ARNOLD, JAMES WILLIAM ROY (1322379) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6299 of No 28 EFTS, which dived into the ground near Bishops Wood in Staffordshire.  He is buried in Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery

05-Mar

EVANS, EVAN JOHN (1577104) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6299 of No 28 EFTS, which dived into the ground near Bishops Wood in Staffordshire.  He is buried in Tredegar (Dukestown) Cemetery

05-Mar

ROE, DERMOT WILLIAM (2225769) age: 42 RAFVR

AC2

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

05-Mar

ROPER, LEONARD (1360353) age: 34 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in either Anson, EG592 or EG231 of No 1 SPTU at Cark, which were both lost over the Irish Sea.  He is buried in Ashton-under-Lyne (Hurst) Cemetery.

05-Mar

PRIOR, NOEL VICTOR (1600319) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Anson, EG592 or EG231 of No 1 SPTU at Cark, which were both lost over the Irish Sea.  He is buried in Claygate (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

05-Mar

PRENTICE, CHARLES FRANK (1393064) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Anson, EG592 or EG231 of No 1 SPTU at Cark, which were both lost over the Irish Sea.  He is buried in Ipswich Cemetery.

05-Mar

MUDDELL, WALTER HOWARD (1238712) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Anson, EG592 or EG231 of No 1 SPTU at Cark, which were both lost over the Irish Sea.  He is buried in Patcham (All Saints) Churchyard.

05-Mar

ACKERMAN, OSCAR GEORGE(1381575) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Anson, EG592 or EG231 of No 1 SPTU at Cark, which were both lost over the Irish Sea.  He is buried in St Bride's-super-Ely Churchyard.

05-Mar

BULL, JOHN (750482) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Anson, EG592 or EG231 of No 1 SPTU at Cark, which were both lost over the Irish Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Mar

COX, RAYMOND CHARLES (1395173) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Anson, EG592 or EG231 of No 1 SPTU at Cark, which were both lost over the Irish Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

05-Mar

ASSEFF, PHILIP (J/35219) age: 30 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG396 of No 45 Grp, which flew into high ground near Reykjavik whilst descending through cloud on the approach to Meeks Field.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

05-Mar

NELSON, DONALD KEITH (J/40051) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG396 of No 45 Grp, which flew into high ground near Reykjavik whilst descending through cloud on the approach to Meeks Field.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

05-Mar

TINGLE, LEICESTER JAMES (J/36247) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG396 of No 45 Grp, which flew into high ground near Reykjavik whilst descending through cloud on the approach to Meeks Field.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

05-Mar

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He was killed whilst flying in Henley I, L3330 of No 639?, which crashed on the approach to Cleve.  He is buried in

05-Mar

WARREN, JOSEPH (635056) age: 26 RAF

Sgt

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

05-Mar

LASSER, ROBERT ARNOLD SAMUEL (J/7477) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Glider, ? of HQ Special Force, which crashed in the jungle having missed its landing zone whilst on a night operation.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

05-Mar

HOWARTH, PETER (1126024) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Glider, ? of HQ Special Force, which crashed in the jungle having missed its landing zone whilst on a night operation.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

05-Mar

NAGLE, MICHAEL (1901145) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Fylde.  He is buried in Swords (St Columcille) Catholic Churchyard

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