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Casualties - 6 - 11 March 1944


06-Mar

BENT, ARTHUR LEA BALDWIN (118154) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE957 of No 99 Sqn, which was abandoned near Hlezeik following a double engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Mar

IRWIN, JOSEPH ALEXANDER (124167) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP836 of No 174 Sqn, which came down in the sea 25 miles off St Catherine’s Point following an engine failure.  He is buried in Coleraine Cemetery

06-Mar

FULLER, KENNETH (404741) age: 35 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ227 of No 211 Sqn, which was probably shot down by AA fire during an attack on Zayatkwin airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Mar

COOK, STANLEY CHARLES (1396062) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ227 of No 211 Sqn, which was probably shot down by AA fire during an attack on Zayatkwin airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

06-Mar

McPETRIE, DAVID DUNCAN (39548) age: 31 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FK791 of No 269 Sqn, which crashed near Mira in Portugal in an electrical storm on a transit flight from the UK to the Azores via Gibraltar.  He is buried in Oporto (St James) British Churchyard

06-Mar

McLEAN, GEORGE GORDON (401996) age: 25 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FK791 of No 269 Sqn, which crashed near Mira in Portugal in an electrical storm on a transit flight from the UK to the Azores via Gibraltar.  He is buried in Oporto (St James) British Churchyard

06-Mar

GALLOP, PHILIP ARTHUR (R/99353) age: 23 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FK791 of No 269 Sqn, which crashed near Mira in Portugal in an electrical storm on a transit flight from the UK to the Azores via Gibraltar.  He is buried in Oporto (St James) British Churchyard

06-Mar

CANFIELD, GLEN ROSS (J/10623) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF148 of No 525 Sqn, which crashed in Portugal during a ferry flight from Hurn to the Middle East.  He is buried in Lisbon (St George) British Churchyard

06-Mar

HILLMAN, ELLIS OLIVER (J/10660) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF148 of No 525 Sqn, which crashed in Portugal during a ferry flight from Hurn to the Middle East.  He is buried in Lisbon (St George) British Churchyard

06-Mar

JOHNSTON, CARL DONALD (J/11449) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MF148 of No 525 Sqn, which crashed in Portugal during a ferry flight from Hurn to the Middle East.  He is buried in Lisbon (St George) British Churchyard

06-Mar

SLADE, FRANK EDWARD (657716) age: 30 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, KV979 of No 604 Sqn, which swung on take off and hit trees on Scorton airfield's perimeter.  He is buried in Swansea (Oystermouth) Cemetery

06-Mar

BALLARD, GEORGE JAMES (425417) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP199 of No 1 FCP, which crashed into the sea whilst on the approach to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

GEE, RONALD (151919) age: 22 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP199 of No 1 FCP, which crashed into the sea whilst on the approach to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

HANSEN, KENNETH JOSEPH (422992) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP199 of No 1 FCP, which crashed into the sea whilst on the approach to Gibraltar.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

McFARLANE, ERIC KNOX ARMSTRONG (146652) age: 37 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 1 Fuel (?) Transit Camp, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

06-Mar

WYNNE, OWEN FRANCIS (1663224) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 226 ASRU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

06-Mar

PARKER, RONALD (110635) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX564 of No 3 RFU, which crashed at Feni after stalling on an overshoot.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

06-Mar

DAVIES, SIDNEY (1013748) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HX564 of No 3 RFU, which crashed at Feni after stalling on an overshoot.  He is buried in Maynamati War Cemetery

06-Mar

MARCHANT, FRANCIS WILFRED (1585647) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 301 FTU but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

BRADLEY, PETER ANGUS (152389) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 310 FTU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

06-Mar

RAPER, KENNETH WILLIAM (J/39969) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG446 of No 45 Grp, which was lost over the Atlantic on a ferry flight between Reykjavik and the UK.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

06-Mar

BRUEN, JAMES GERARD (1563372) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG446 of No 45 Grp, which was lost over the Atlantic on a ferry flight between Reykjavik and the UK.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

06-Mar

THORPE, ANDREW (1208548) age:  RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG446 of No 45 Grp, which was lost over the Atlantic on a ferry flight between Reykjavik and the UK.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

06-Mar

HOWE, JAMES GORDON (1701192) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

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

06-Mar

HARRIES/HARRIS?, GLYN (1315784) age: 22 RAF

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving at No 33 ANS, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Guelph (Woodlawn) Cemetery.

06-Mar

STRADLING, ROBERT ANSTICMAUNSELL (117804) age: 45 RAF

Plt Off

The unit in which he had been serving is currently unknown but he died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in Java.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

06-Mar

CURNOW, CECIL (1246719) age: 36 RAFVR

AC2

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

06-Mar

ALBERRY, ALBERT EDWARD (565846) age: 28 RAF

WO

He was serving in the UK and died from injuries sustained in a road collision whilst riding a motor-cycle.  He is buried in Adwick-le-Street (St Lawrence) Churchyard.

06-Mar

CALL, DOUGLAS FREDERICK (1831868) age: 19 RAFVR

AC1

A tractor driver, he was serving in the UK and died as a result of injuries after being found lying across a bowser which it was thought he was trying to connect to a tractor.  He is buried in Cardiff Western Cemetery.

06-Mar

PORTER, BERTRAM CHARLES (1438354) age: 45 RAFVR

Cpl

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

06-Mar

GRABSKI, Walenty() age: 25 PAF

Off Cdt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Northumberland Central.  He is buried in Morpeth (SS Mary and James) Churchyard

06-Mar

GALLIMORE, EDWARD (47992) age: 40 RAF

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Pancras.  He was buried or cremated at the Beckenham Crematorium and Cemetery.

07-Mar

McCULLOCH, WILLIAM (1367884) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was captured on 21 Jan 1944 whilst flying in Halifax III, HX317 of No 35 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Magdeburg, he died in captivity.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

07-Mar

BULL, CLIFFORD FRANK DFC(J/20632) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP804 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a mine-laying sortie off Rhodes.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Mar

LINSCOTT, HAROLD WILLS (J/13974) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP804 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a mine-laying sortie off Rhodes.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Mar

YEATS, LIONEL JOSEPH (J/20139) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP804 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a mine-laying sortie off Rhodes.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Mar

CAINS, FREDERICK LIGHTHALL PULSFORD (R/108465) age: 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, MP804 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a mine-laying sortie off Rhodes.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

07-Mar

PEACE, RHYS TREVOR (83421) age: 38 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ335 of No 46 Sqn, which was shot down by flak.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Mar

TAYLOR, ANGUS FREDERICK DFC(116524) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ335 of No 46 Sqn, which was shot down by flak.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

07-Mar

CALLANDER, EDWARD DFM(1061420) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was captured on 6 May 1942 whilst flying in Wellington III, X3466 of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Laon during a raid on Stuttgart, he escaped from Stalag Luft VI on 5 Mar 1944 but was recaptured and taken to Mauthausen concentration camp, where he was executed, although the exact details and date are unknown.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

MORRIS, JOHN MALCOLM (791193) age: 21 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP660 of No 222 Sqn, which crashed on the Lemington branch railway line.  He is buried in Chevington Cemetery

07-Mar

WALKER, EDWARD LAWSON (125154) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM384 or ? of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping attack off Norderney.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

HELPS, ERNEST TREVOR (916596) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM384 or ? of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping attack off Norderney.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

MACPHERSON, JAMES (1052239) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM384 or ? of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping attack off Norderney.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

SMITH, EDWARD BEMBRIDGE(1576481) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, JM384 or ? of No 254 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-shipping attack off Norderney.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

FELDON, ERIC WILLIAM WORSWICK (142204) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang IA, FD470 of No 268 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near San Marie-du-Mont during a Popular sortie.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Mar

WILSON, WILLIAM (116384) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He abandoned Mustang IA, FD539 of No 268 Sqn, over the Channel following an engine failure but did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

CAMPBELL, NEIL DONALD (J/88405) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP546 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Algerian coast.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

07-Mar

CARON, GERALD ALEXANDRE ARTHUR A. (J/88406) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP546 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Algerian coast.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

07-Mar

KNIGHTON, FRANCIS SALE(126455) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP546 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Algerian coast.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

07-Mar

AVERILL, CHARLES STEWART MCGREGOR (1551146) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP546 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Algerian coast.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

07-Mar

POTTER, EDWARD KENNETH JOHN (1614421) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP546 of No 500 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the Algerian coast.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

07-Mar

HENDERSON, WILLIAM RAYMOND (120740) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF806 of No 601 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fighters near Anzio.  He is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio

07-Mar

AMBROSE, GEORGE STEPHEN (639474) age: Unknown RAF

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2721 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

07-Mar

WILSON, FRANCIS MONTAGU(417031) age: 31 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort IIA, ML444 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on a delivery flight from Portreath to the Middle East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

MARKLE, ORIN CLEMENS (J/91091) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, ML444 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on a delivery flight from Portreath to the Middle East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

BROWN, PETER CHARLES (1713691) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, ML444 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on a delivery flight from Portreath to the Middle East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

GROVES, EDWARD ROY (1324475) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufort, ML444 of No 1 OADU, which was lost on a delivery flight from Portreath to the Middle East.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Mar

BAGNALL, ALBERT (1442857) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T5817 of No 11 EFTS, which flew into the ground near Murthley in Perthshire whilst low flying.  He is buried in Cowley (SS Mary and John) Churchyard

07-Mar

ORCHARD, SIDNEY ALBERT (517248) age: 30 RAF

Sgt

He had been serving with No 153 MU but died in Japanese captivity, whilst being held in a camp at Wakayama in Japan.  He is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery

07-Mar

JARNICKI, Henryk Juliusz(P.2250) age: 24 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR657 of No 1662 HCU, which collided with Halifax V, EB184 of No 1667 HCU, near Haxey, Gainsborough during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

07-Mar

LENARTOWICZ, Kazimierz(P.2280) age: 27 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR657 of No 1662 HCU, which collided with Halifax V, EB184 of No 1667 HCU, near Haxey, Gainsborough during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

07-Mar

MACHULAK, Boleslaw(P.703158) age: 29 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR657 of No 1662 HCU, which collided with Halifax V, EB184 of No 1667 HCU, near Haxey, Gainsborough during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

07-Mar

KOT, Boleslaw(P.794211) age: 27 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR657 of No 1662 HCU, which collided with Halifax V, EB184 of No 1667 HCU, near Haxey, Gainsborough during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

07-Mar

LISKIEWICZ, Gustaw(P.782035) age: 22 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR657 of No 1662 HCU, which collided with Halifax V, EB184 of No 1667 HCU, near Haxey, Gainsborough during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

07-Mar

LOKSZA, Aleksander(P.703437) age: 23 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR657 of No 1662 HCU, which collided with Halifax V, EB184 of No 1667 HCU, near Haxey, Gainsborough during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

07-Mar

INGLING, Zdzislaw(P.0983) age: 26 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR657 of No 1662 HCU, which collided with Halifax V, EB184 of No 1667 HCU, near Haxey, Gainsborough during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Solihull Cemetery.

07-Mar

GREEN, HERBERT WILFRED (1576896) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB184 GG-D of No 1667 HCU, which collided with Halifax II, HR657 of No 1662 HCU, near Haxey, Gainsborough during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Boston Cemetery

07-Mar

STREET, PETER ALFRED (1320514) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB184 GG-D of No 1667 HCU, which collided with Halifax II, HR657 of No 1662 HCU, near Haxey, Gainsborough during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Bromley Hill Cemetery

07-Mar

FOX, ALFRED (1542113) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB184 GG-D of No 1667 HCU, which collided with Halifax II, HR657 of No 1662 HCU, near Haxey, Gainsborough during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Edgeside (St Anne) Churchyard

07-Mar

BAYER, EDWARD GRANVILLE(J/27270) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB184 GG-D of No 1667 HCU, which collided with Halifax II, HR657 of No 1662 HCU, near Haxey, Gainsborough during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

07-Mar

WOODS, LEONARD FRANK (591869) age: 21 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB184 GG-D of No 1667 HCU, which collided with Halifax II, HR657 of No 1662 HCU, near Haxey, Gainsborough during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Leeds (Cottingley Hall) Crematorium

07-Mar

RUSSON, HAROLD (1591403) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB184 GG-D of No 1667 HCU, which collided with Halifax II, HR657 of No 1662 HCU, near Haxey, Gainsborough during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Rotherham (Moorgate) Cemetery

07-Mar

FARRELL, WILSON NOEL (1138457) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB184 GG-D of No 1667 HCU, which collided with Halifax II, HR657 of No 1662 HCU, near Haxey, Gainsborough during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Stretford Cemetery

07-Mar

HENDERSON, JAMES WILLIAMSON (1825541) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB184 GG-D of No 1667 HCU, which collided with Halifax II, HR657 of No 1662 HCU, near Haxey, Gainsborough during a night training exercise.  He is buried in Walls Parish Churchyard

07-Mar

TINDELL, DEREK WILLIAM (1611612) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE818 of No 18 OTU, which crashed out of control on an overshoot at Worksop during night circuit practice.  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery

07-Mar

BEDFORD, FRANK REGINALD (169914) age: 33 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE818 of No 18 OTU, which crashed out of control on an overshoot at Worksop during night circuit practice.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

07-Mar

TUNNICLIFFE, RALPH WALLACE(1621263) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE818 of No 18 OTU, which crashed out of control on an overshoot at Worksop during night circuit practice.  He is buried in Hasland Cemetery

07-Mar

WHISK, CHARLES ROBSON (PETER) (1549110) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE818 of No 18 OTU, which crashed out of control on an overshoot at Worksop during night circuit practice.  He is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery

07-Mar

THOMSON, JOHN NISBET (J/39865) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ677 of No 45 Grp, which flew into a mountain near Reykjavik during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

07-Mar

ARNEY, BERNARD VINCENT (1602273) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ677 of No 45 Grp, which flew into a mountain near Reykjavik during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

07-Mar

THOMAS, NOEL ARNOLD (1577049) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ677 of No 45 Grp, which flew into a mountain near Reykjavik during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

07-Mar

MILNER, PETER (123235) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Magister I, N5397 of No 7 FIS, which crashed near Littlecote in Wiltshire whilst carrying out aerobatics.  He is buried in Leeds (Cottingley Hall) Crematorium

07-Mar

TOWLE, RONALD WILLIAM JOHN (160917) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Magister I, N5397 of No 7 FIS, which crashed near Littlecote in Wiltshire whilst carrying out aerobatics.  He is buried in Rugby (Whinfield) Cemetery

07-Mar

SMITH, JAMES WILLIAM THOMAS (1191891) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

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

07-Mar

KELLY, JOHN (1545240) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving in Iraq but was killed/died in South Africa but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

07-Mar

EDWARDS, WILLIAM (1686111) age: 44 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Don Valley.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

07-Mar

LONGSTAFF, ALFRED (1476032) age: 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Epping.  He is buried in Barrow-in-Furness Cemetery

07-Mar

TOMLINSON, ALBERT FRED (950321) age: 25 RAFVR

Cpl

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 Barlby (All Saints) Churchyard

07-Mar

DEWINGS, PHILLIP JOHN (1267332) age: 36 RAFVR

LAC

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

07-Mar

PARROTT, HAROLD WILLIAM (1197105) age: 30 RAFVR

AC1

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

08-Mar

PEARSALL, ALAN LOUDEN (408266) age: 28 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, PA863 of No 16 Sqn, which abandoned near Calais on its return from a photo recce sortie but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-Mar

HALL, FRANK (100566) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HW622 of No 60 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Chittagong.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

08-Mar

SUGDEN, HAROLD (543086) age: 27 RAF

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 80 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

08-Mar

COSTER, GEORGE LESLIE(145040) age: Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, KW157 of No 108 Sqn, which crashed into Wellington, JA378 and a fuel bowser after swinging on take off at Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

08-Mar

JONES, JOHN GILBERT (1231189) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, KW157 of No 108 Sqn, which crashed into Wellington, JA378 and a fuel bowser after swinging on take off at Luqa.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

08-Mar

APPLEGATE, ALAN ASHBY (1425580) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 153 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

08-Mar

MARSHALL, JOHN CARLTON WESLEY (1318746) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 153 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

08-Mar

BUCKLEY, GEORGE HERBERT EVERSLEY (130837) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL519 of No 177 Sqn, which failed to return from a night attack o Toungoo airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

08-Mar

WATSON, WILLIAM SOMERVILLE(416732) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, JL519 of No 177 Sqn, which failed to return from a night attack o Toungoo airfield.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

08-Mar

BALLANTYNE, JAMES HAMILTON (J/16085) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ876 of No 403 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St Andre-de-l'Eure during a Ranger sortie.  He is buried in St Andre-de-l'Eure Communal Cemetery

08-Mar

CLEMENTS, JOHN DAWSON (60094) age: 32 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, LZ992 of No 1435 Sqn, which was abandoned near Kotor after being hit by flak, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

08-Mar

BLANCHARD, ALBERT SHEPPARD (R/117405) age: 19 RCAF

LAC

The unit on which he was serving has not yet been ascertained but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

08-Mar

JONES, ALBERT THOMAS LESLIE(1444524) age: 22 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 175 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

08-Mar

WILLIS, JOHN CHARLES (1621067) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, LB647 of No 2 ADU, which flew into the ground near Tarhuna in Italy in bad weather.  He is buried in Tripoli War Cemetery

08-Mar

HILL, CHARLES FREDERICK (1138447) age: 34 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2 TARU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

08-Mar

STRAWBRIDGE, ROBERT JAMES (1318503) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was probably killed whilst flying in Vengeance, AP132 of No 22 AACU 'B' Flt, which crashed at Tollygunge, Calcutta, killing a number of civilians, caused by a petrol leak in front cockpit. The pilot baled out, but LAC Strawbridge didn't and the aircraft was burnt out.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata.

08-Mar

DURSTON, JOHN REGINALD (1605740) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 4 BFTS but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Mesa City Cemetery

08-Mar

BELL, JOSEPH WILLIAM (1495200) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane I, W9209 of No 63 OTU, which crashed near Kenilworth.  He is buried in Darlington North Cemetery

08-Mar

GOUGH, GERRARD (108865) age: 40 RAFVR

Flt Lt

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 Inchicore (Golden Bridge) Cemetery

09-Mar

HARRISON, PETER (130109) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FX973 of No 65 Sqn, which came down in the sea off the Thames Estuary during a Ramrod.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

09-Mar

BECKENSALL, WILLIAM (145516) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Vengence II, AN694 or EZ976/FB976 of No 82 Sqn, which collided with each other during a practice flight.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

09-Mar

PARKES, ENOS GEORGE(751760) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Vengence II, AN694 or EZ976/FB976 of No 82 Sqn, which collided with each other during a practice flight.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

09-Mar

GILBERT, JOHN LESLIE(401940) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Proctor III, R7570 of No 132 Sqn, which ditched near Lybster, Caithness.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-Mar

PARKES, WILLIAM GEORGE(420497) age: 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR447 of No 198 Sqn, which crashed at Lydd after being hit by flak and striking trees during a Ramrod.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

09-Mar

SHIELD, FRANCIS (131833) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR270 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on a Ranger.  He is buried in Lessay Communal Cemetery

09-Mar

BENNELL, RICHARD JAMES (C/1376) age: 31 RCAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR270 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on a Ranger.  He is buried in Lessay Communal Cemetery

09-Mar

HALL, DOUGLAS ROBERT WILLIAM (1895735) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DJ998 GG-E of No 1667 HCU, which spun into the ground and burst into flames five minutes after taking off from Sandtoft to carry out dual circuits and landings.  He is buried in Ashford (Bybrook) Cemetery

09-Mar

PATTERSON, ERIC JOHN (422046) age: 28 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DJ998 GG-E of No 1667 HCU, which spun into the ground and burst into flames five minutes after taking off from Sandtoft to carry out dual circuits and landings.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Mar

FORSYTH, ALEXANDER (1894970) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DJ998 GG-E of No 1667 HCU, which spun into the ground and burst into flames five minutes after taking off from Sandtoft to carry out dual circuits and landings.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Mar

ST. CLAIR, DONALD (1607227) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DJ998 GG-E of No 1667 HCU, which spun into the ground and burst into flames five minutes after taking off from Sandtoft to carry out dual circuits and landings.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Mar

WILLIAMS, REGINALD GEORGE(1585239) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DJ998 GG-E of No 1667 HCU, which spun into the ground and burst into flames five minutes after taking off from Sandtoft to carry out dual circuits and landings.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Mar

MARSHALL, GEORGE ROBERT (936381) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DJ998 GG-E of No 1667 HCU, which spun into the ground and burst into flames five minutes after taking off from Sandtoft to carry out dual circuits and landings.  He is buried in Idle (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

09-Mar

MacMILLAN-CLARK, JOHN (1430818) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DJ998 GG-E of No 1667 HCU, which spun into the ground and burst into flames five minutes after taking off from Sandtoft to carry out dual circuits and landings.  He is buried in Northampton (Kingsthorpe) Cemetery

09-Mar

BURTON, STANLEY (158541) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DJ998 GG-E of No 1667 HCU, which spun into the ground and burst into flames five minutes after taking off from Sandtoft to carry out dual circuits and landings.  He is buried in Welford-on-Avon (St Peter) Churchyard

09-Mar

GILBERT, WILLIAM DELMAR (J/11861) age: 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 22 PTC and died in No 6 RAF Hospital from natural causes.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

09-Mar

WARDEN, RICHARD WELLINGTON (J/21938) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN766 of No 78 OTU, which crashed on a nigh t take-off from Ein Shemer.  He is buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery

09-Mar

BENDIXSON, SYLVESTER (89654) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He had been serving at AHQ FE but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Medan.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery.

09-Mar

BOUQUEN, M() age: 

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8549 of the Fighter Leaders School, which blew up as it was carrying out a dive bombing practice over Goswick Sands.  He is buried in

09-Mar

REID, JAMES WHITELAW (1403424) age: 39 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 Halton (St Michael) Churchyard

09-Mar

CRONJ, JAN ABRAHAM (328365V) age: 23 SAAF

Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Master II, EM376 of No 7 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground at Werrington near Peterborough.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

10-Mar

BOWIE, DAVID PRICE(137299) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, ? of No 11 Sqn, which crashed after being hit by ground fire during a strafing sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

10-Mar

RAMSAY, JOHN DESMOND (130140) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, ES287 of No 87 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Fterre in Albania whilst attacking MT.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

10-Mar

BOLT, LESLIE ARTHUR (1318081) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ509 WP-F of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Brazey-en-Plaine during a SOE operation to France.  He is buried in Brazey-en-Plaine Communal Cemetery

10-Mar

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM FREDERICK (1320281) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ509 WP-F of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Brazey-en-Plaine during a SOE operation to France.  He is buried in Brazey-en-Plaine Communal Cemetery

10-Mar

ARMSTRONG, JOSEPH (54454) age: 28 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ509 WP-F of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Brazey-en-Plaine during a SOE operation to France.  He is buried in Brazey-en-Plaine Communal Cemetery

10-Mar

HUXEN, FREDERICK JOSEPH (1337245) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ509 WP-F of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Brazey-en-Plaine during a SOE operation to France.  He is buried in Brazey-en-Plaine Communal Cemetery

10-Mar

MURPHY, DESMOND NORMAN (1622959) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ509 WP-F of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Brazey-en-Plaine during a SOE operation to France.  He is buried in Brazey-en-Plaine Communal Cemetery

10-Mar

KING, TERENCE SYDNEY RAYMOND (37857) age: 33 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ509 WP-F of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Brazey-en-Plaine during a SOE operation to France.  He is buried in Brazey-en-Plaine Communal Cemetery

10-Mar

TAYLOR, VICTOR NEIL (135129) age: 22 RAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF284 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation and crashed near Kornwerderzant .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

CANT, THOMAS DAVID (1554923) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF284 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation and crashed near Kornwerderzant .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

MADDEN, HARRY LESLIE(1432337) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF284 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation and crashed near Kornwerderzant .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Mar

BOAD, ALBERT ALAN (50036) age: Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND513 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on the Michelin tyre works at Clermont-Ferrand.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

10-Mar

MOORE, JAMES GILHULM(131881) age: 22 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND513 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on the Michelin tyre works at Clermont-Ferrand.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

10-Mar

MOULDEN, ERIC HENRY (173597) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND513 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on the Michelin tyre works at Clermont-Ferrand.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

10-Mar

WHEELER, REGINALD AUGUSTUS (173594) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND513 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on the Michelin tyre works at Clermont-Ferrand.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

10-Mar

HESKETH, JOHN (1306239) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND513 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on the Michelin tyre works at Clermont-Ferrand.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

10-Mar

LITTLE, ARTHUR JAMES (1519810) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND513 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on the Michelin tyre works at Clermont-Ferrand.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

10-Mar

NEW, NORMAN CHARLES (1296378) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND513 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on the Michelin tyre works at Clermont-Ferrand.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

10-Mar

PIKE, DUDLEY GEORGHART (68183) age: 32 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND513 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on the Michelin tyre works at Clermont-Ferrand.  He is buried in Clermont-Ferrand (Des Carmes-Dechaux) Communal Cemetery

10-Mar

SIMPSON, NORMAN (1236938) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Ventura V, FP597 of No 1 ME Check & Conversion Unit, which was lost on this date.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery

10-Mar

WILLIAMS, DAVID JOHN (967360) age: 31 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 165 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

10-Mar

CAUNT, ROBERT WILLIAM (938392) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5009 AMES, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Trincomalee War Cemetery

10-Mar

TOPHAM, RICHARD STANLEY MB, ChB, MRCS, LRCP, DPH(14117) age: 53 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was serving in the UK and died in hospital but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Kensington.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

10-Mar

BEESON, JACK (108657) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Lt

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

10-Mar

BANKS, TOM (644504) age: 22 RAF

LAC

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

10-Mar

HUGHES, STANLEY VICTOR (1203656) age: 37 RAFVR

Sgt

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

10-Mar

STEVENS, MARY EMILY (893468) age: 25 WAAF

Cpl

She was serving as a Nursing Orderly at RAF Millom and died in Conishead Priory hospital from injuries sustained by the accidental discharge of a Verey pistol on 9 Mar, which was being cleaned by another orderly at the time.  She is buried in Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery.

11-Mar

POTTER, DENNIS ALBERT (1585646) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8349 of No 18 Sqn, which possibly crashed on take off form Marcianse.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

11-Mar

LAMB, CHARLES MONTAGUE FRANK (1389997) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8349 of No 18 Sqn, which possibly crashed on take off form Marcianse.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

11-Mar

PILLEY, THOMPSON (1366436) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8349 of No 18 Sqn, which possibly crashed on take off form Marcianse.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

11-Mar

BROWN, ALLAN EDWARD (137147) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, W8349 of No 18 Sqn, which possibly crashed on take off form Marcianse.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

11-Mar

BARKER, LAURENCE SIDNEY (R/62010) age: 24 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington, ? of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down on a raid to Benghazi.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

11-Mar

PEARSON, THOMAS WILLIAM (J/13964) age: 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF284 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation and crashed near Kornwerderzant .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

RYALL, FREDERICK CHARLES (1314680) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF284 of No 172 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation and crashed near Kornwerderzant .  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

WOOLLEY, PHILIP NOEL (1198789) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ263 'P' of No 211 Sqn, which crashed during an attack on an enemy river craft near Padaung.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Mar

DEPEW, FRANCIS NEIL (J/86437) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ263 'P' of No 211 Sqn, which crashed during an attack on an enemy river craft near Padaung.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Mar

RAPKIN, ERIC GEOFFREY (160011) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, MA885 of No 237 Sqn, which failed to return from an exercise off the Egyptian coast.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

11-Mar

WOOTTEN, HAROLD LESTER (J/88872) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MA459 of No 253 Sqn, which failed to return.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

11-Mar

BRADLEY, CHARLES CARROL (404024) age: 30 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, DE303 of No 297 Sqn, which crashed after hitting the ground whilst carrying out aerobatics near Bampton, Oxfordshire.  He is buried in Black Bourton (or Burton Abbots) (St Mary) Churchyard

11-Mar

JAMES, CLEMENT HUGH LAWTON (64299) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, DE303 of No 297 Sqn, which crashed after hitting the ground whilst carrying out aerobatics near Bampton, Oxfordshire.  He is buried in Walton-upon-Trent (St Laurence) Churchyard

11-Mar

SMITHSON, IVOR ERNEST (J/89117) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF311 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is buried in Ballyconneely Catholic Cemetery

11-Mar

O'DONNELL, EDMUND MICHAEL (J/16923) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF311 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

SORLEY, HUGH CAMPBELL (J/20049) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF311 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

GAUDET, REGINALD CARL (J/89118) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF311 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

GRANT, CHARLES (J/18993) age: 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF311 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

TRAVERS, FRANKLIN LEROY (J/90591) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF311 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Mar

ANDERSON, JOHN (415234) age: 31 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HX461 of No 488 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at Bradwell Bay on only his second solo on the type, having been assigned from a Beaufighter OTU. .  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Mar

FORSYTH, WILLIAM BARRON (1568291) age: 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6205 of No 1 CNS, which crashed near Carberry, Manitoba during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Rivers Cemetery

11-Mar

JONES, BASIL HENRY MERVYN (1809628) age: 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, 6205 of No 1 CNS, which crashed near Carberry, Manitoba during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Rivers Cemetery

11-Mar

TEW, JACK MURRAY (404725) age: 26 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LF426 of No 1688 Flt, which dived into the ground at Weltmore Farm in Norfolk during an air test.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

11-Mar

HARRISON, FRANCIS JOHN (523676) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 170 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Mar

BAILIE, JOHN JAMES (R/165456) age: 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, ? of No 20 (P) AFU, which crashed at Smeeton, Leicestershire.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Mar

NORMAN, RAYMOND REGINALD (1579547) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford, ? of No 20 (P) AFU, which crashed at Smeeton, Leicestershire.  He is buried in Ilby (St Mary) Churchyard, Northamptonshire.

11-Mar

WRIGHT, PERCY (55459) age: 46 RAF

Sgt

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

11-Mar

PHILPOT, STANLEY ALBERT (1542626) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Great Yarmouth (Caister) Cemetery

11-Mar

NELSON, DAVID JAMES (2245738) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

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 Little Ryburgh Churchyard

11-Mar

BROCKMAN, ALFRED HENRY WILLIAM (1295325) age: 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Cosford and died in the RAF Hospital at Cosford from TB.  He is buried in Margate Cemetery, Kent.

11-Mar

CLARKE, DOUGLAS CHARLES (1586427) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Master II, DM334 of No 5 (P) AFU, which stalled and crashed into trees during a forced landing practice near Whitchurch, Cheshire.  He is buried in East Huntspill (All Saints) Churchyard.

11-Mar

ALLAN, DAVID SIMPSON (1348528) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Master II, DM334 of No 5 (P) AFU, which stalled and crashed into trees during a forced landing practice near Whitchurch, Cheshire.  He is buried in East Wemyss Cemetery.

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