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Casualties - 20 - 23 March 1944


20-Mar

THOMSON, DOUGLAS STUART (47298) age: 27 RAF

Flt Lt

He was flying Hurricane, ? of No 28 Sqn, which flew into the ground near Paungbyin during a tactical reconnaissance sortie on 22 Feb 1944 and was captured but died or was killed in captivity.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

20-Mar

SALE, DOUGLAS JULIAN DSO and Bar, DFC (J/9929) age: 30 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was captured on 20 Feb 1944 whilst flying in Halifax III, HX325 TL-J of No 35 Sqn, which abandoned after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid on Leipzig but died from his wounds.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

20-Mar

PEARSALL, VIVIAN HAROLD (418460) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV940 'M' of No 98 Sqn, which ditched off Boulogne after being hit by flak during an attack on a 'Noball' (V-1) site near Flixecourt.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

20-Mar

JEFFERY, HENRY EDWARD (909328) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV940 'M' of No 98 Sqn, which ditched off Boulogne after being hit by flak during an attack on a 'Noball' (V-1) site near Flixecourt.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

20-Mar

DALTON, DOUGLAS VERNON (420863) age: 26 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV940 'M' of No 98 Sqn, which ditched off Boulogne after being hit by flak during an attack on a 'Noball' (V-1) site near Flixecourt.  He is buried in Marquise Communal Cemetery

20-Mar

LINDSEY, DAVID WRIGHT (422570) age: 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV940 'M' of No 98 Sqn, which ditched off Boulogne after being hit by flak during an attack on a 'Noball' (V-1) site near Flixecourt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Mar

MURPHY, JACK DONALD (413007) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ151 of No 111 Sqn, which failed to return from a combat over the Anzio beach-head.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

20-Mar

CORMACK, ALEXANDER VALENTINE(135511) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ776 of No 224 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Mar

DUNN, RAYMOND FRANK (104435) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ776 of No 224 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Mar

LEAHY, WILLIAM JOSEPH (425679) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ776 of No 224 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Mar

STOCKWELL, WILLIAM FRANK (1331627) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ776 of No 224 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Mar

SOUTER, ALLAN JOHN PEARSON (415379) age: 21 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ776 of No 224 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Mar

McCARTNEY, JOHN CHARLES (542139) age: 25 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ776 of No 224 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Mar

JONES, GEORGE KENNETH (946977) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ776 of No 224 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Mar

COOK, RONALD HERBERT (974019) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ776 of No 224 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Mar

PENHALE, MARTIN HARVEY (R/144001) age: 20 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ776 of No 224 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Mar

THORNTON, HARVEY (R/115851) age: 23 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ776 of No 224 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on an anti submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Mar

CRABTREE, NEIL WATSON (127190) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP972 of No 245 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Ramrod against a 'Noball' (V-1) site near Croisette.  He is buried in St Pol War Cemetery

20-Mar

SOKOLOWSKI, Jozef (P.2253) age: 21 PAF

Plt Off

He was serving with No 300 Sqn and died in hospital during the night of 19/20 March 1944.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

20-Mar

HAWRYSZKOW, Karol Kazimierz (P.793994) age: 38 PAF

Cpl

He was serving with No 308 Sqn and died in hospital from injuries sustained in a road traffic accident.  He is buried in Tel el Kebir War Memorial Cemetery

20-Mar

KUIPERS, W () age: 

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR141 'B' of No 320 Sqn, which crashed near Bourdon after being hit by flak during an attack on a 'Noball' (V-1) site near Flixecourt.  He is buried in

20-Mar

BEVELANDER, A () age: 

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR141 'B' of No 320 Sqn, which crashed near Bourdon after being hit by flak during an attack on a 'Noball' (V-1) site near Flixecourt.  He is buried in

20-Mar

BIRZAK, G G A () age: 

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR141 'B' of No 320 Sqn, which crashed near Bourdon after being hit by flak during an attack on a 'Noball' (V-1) site near Flixecourt.  He is buried in

20-Mar

DE JONG, J J () age: 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FR141 'B' of No 320 Sqn, which crashed near Bourdon after being hit by flak during an attack on a 'Noball' (V-1) site near Flixecourt.  He is buried in

20-Mar

PECK, JAMES LEONARD (R/183494) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, X9949 'F' of No 14 OTU, which crashed in the circuit at Market Harborough following a double engine failure on its return from a night flying exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

20-Mar

STANTON, JAMES CHARLES (508824) age: 35 RAF

WO

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 305 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Kirkee War Cemetery

20-Mar

MULHOLLAND, WILLIAM MAXWELL (416525) age: 22 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, R3452 of No 54 OTU, which was lost off St Abb's Head during a GCI exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

20-Mar

BROAD, JOHN HAIG (R/153684) age: 21 RCAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane X, AF970 of No 55 OTU, which crashed near Castle Carroch in Cumberland.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

20-Mar

BURZYNSKI, Jan Wilhelm(P.703898) age: 22 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ933  of No 60 OTU, which dived into the ground near Audlem in Cheshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Shawbury (St Mary the Virgin) Churchyard

20-Mar

CALNAN, RONALD FRANK (J/35111) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM181 'Z' of No 82 OTU, which crashed out of control from cloud near Northampton following an engine failure during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

20-Mar

FLOYD, CHARLES RICHARD (DICK) (J/25830) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM181 'Z' of No 82 OTU, which crashed out of control from cloud near Northampton following an engine failure during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

20-Mar

FULLERTON, MELVILLE LLOYD (J/28902) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM181 'Z' of No 82 OTU, which crashed out of control from cloud near Northampton following an engine failure during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

20-Mar

JACOBS, DANIEL LOUIS (J/29518) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM181 'Z' of No 82 OTU, which crashed out of control from cloud near Northampton following an engine failure during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

20-Mar

MOHRING, WILLIAM JAMES (J/27960) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM181 'Z' of No 82 OTU, which crashed out of control from cloud near Northampton following an engine failure during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

20-Mar

MACGILLIVRAY, RALPH NORTHCLIFFE(J/19367) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM181 'Z' of No 82 OTU, which crashed out of control from cloud near Northampton following an engine failure during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

20-Mar

MILLEN, HARRY CHARLES (C/6073) age: 36 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM181 'Z' of No 82 OTU, which crashed out of control from cloud near Northampton following an engine failure during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

20-Mar

JOHNSTON, LORNE HERBERT (R/154789) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LM181 'Z' of No 82 OTU, which crashed out of control from cloud near Northampton following an engine failure during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

20-Mar

MERCER, STANLEY (1090159) age: 32 RAFVR

LAC

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

20-Mar

MOXON, ALFRED CHENOWORTH (926649) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

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

20-Mar

BROCKHOUSE, NORMAN (147678) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter IIF, R2452 of No 54 OTU, which dived into the sea off St Abb's Head during a GCI practice.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

20-Mar

KLECZYNSKI, Bohdan(P.0054) age: 41 PAF

Wg Cdr

He was serving with the Polish Army Staff College and died in Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh  from injuries sustained in a road traffic accident.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

20-Mar

LARMAN, FRANCIS (75484) age: 40 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed/died whilst serving at Special Forces HQ, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

20-Mar

BRETTELL, KENNETH JOHN (552030) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG686 of the SPTU, which flew into Brim Fell near Coniston during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Barry (Merthyr Dyfan) Burial Ground

20-Mar

SNELLING, KENNETH MONTAGUE(1388379) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG686 of the SPTU, which flew into Brim Fell near Coniston during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in/or was cremated at  Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

20-Mar

YOUNGER, WALTER WILLIAM (1289632) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG686 of the SPTU, which flew into Brim Fell near Coniston during a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Worthing (Durrington) Cemetery

20-Mar

O'BRIEN, JEREMIAH (1801508) age: 28 RAF

Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Oxford.  He is buried in Wembley (Alperton) Burial Ground

20-Mar

RONALDSON, JAMES (1574240) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and drowned in Stornoway Harbour.  He is buried in Burntisland Cemetery.

20-Mar

WARING, WILLIAM ALBERT (1510355) age: 39 RAFVR

AC1

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 Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

20-Mar

SPENSLEY, ELIZABETH RRC(5014) age: 57 PMRAFNS

Matron

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

20-Mar

MAGGS, ELLERTON RICHARD (1157393) age: 26 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2 OAPU, RAF Filton and died from Pulmonary Tuberculosis in the RAF Hospital at Cosford.  He is buried in Shepton Mallett Burial Ground.

20-Mar

QUINN, MARY (2119515) age: 29 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving as a cook with No 2 TEU and died at Larbert Hospital.  She is buried in Glasgow (St Kentigern's) Roman Catholic Cemetery.

21-Mar

HITCHCOCK, RAYMOND GEORGE(1039555) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 147 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

21-Mar

RAW, PETER EDWARD (119259) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN247 of No 183 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a sweep to Nijmegen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

21-Mar

BUTLER, LEONARD MAURICE STEWART (127953) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Spitfire VIII, JF558 or Spitfire IX, MA800 or MA767 of No 241 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a shipping recce sortie/failed to return from a weather recce around Perugia/failed to return from a weather recce over the Adriatic.  He is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio

21-Mar

NEILSON, DAVID ROBERT (47268) age: 24 RAF

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Spitfire VIII, JF558 or Spitfire IX, MA800 or MA767 of No 241 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a shipping recce sortie/failed to return from a weather recce around Perugia/failed to return from a weather recce over the Adriatic.  He is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio

21-Mar

HARDY, JOHN OLIVER STORMONT (108996) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Spitfire VIII, JF558 or Spitfire IX, MA800 or MA767 of No 241 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a shipping recce sortie/failed to return from a weather recce around Perugia/failed to return from a weather recce over the Adriatic.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

21-Mar

ORR, RONALD SINCLAIR (138059) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR361 of No 248 Sqn, which ditched off the Lizard after being hit by flak off the Spanish coast during an anti-shipping patrol.  He is buried in Lennel Old Churchyard

21-Mar

MOWAT, WILLIAM RANKIN ALEXANDER (922243) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR361 of No 248 Sqn, which ditched off the Lizard after being hit by flak off the Spanish coast during an anti-shipping patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

21-Mar

KOWALSKI, Zygmunt (P.780689) age: 22 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, W3569  of No 316 Sqn, which crashed at Bulgarton, Congleton, Cheshire, whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in Formby (Our Lady Of Compassion) Roman Catholic Churchyard

21-Mar

MORRIS, ARTHUR JOHN AFM(J/10949) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AA880 of No 402 Sqn, which collided with AB897 of the same unit near Wellingore.  He is buried in Scopwick Church Burial Ground

21-Mar

POLLOCK, NORVAL EDWARD (J/14314) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LD972 of No 439 Sqn, which collided with P-47, 42-76469 and crashed near Hurn.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

21-Mar

LEVINGS, COLIN (406423) age: 32 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG366 of No 512 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Watlington whilst flying below the safety height in poor visibility.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

21-Mar

ROBERTSON, CLARENCE EDWARD (53021) age: 30 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG366 of No 512 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Watlington whilst flying below the safety height in poor visibility.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

21-Mar

FALLOON, JAMES GARNETT (J/22895) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG366 of No 512 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Watlington whilst flying below the safety height in poor visibility.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

21-Mar

MOUNTFORD, ROBERT HENRY JAMES (74968) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG366 of No 512 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Watlington whilst flying below the safety height in poor visibility.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

21-Mar

BIALECKI, Roman(P.782690) age: 26 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, LE655  of No 577 Sqn, which flew into trees at Bedworth, Warwickshire during a ferry flight.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

21-Mar

AMBUAL, P FFAF () age: 

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3545 ZT-N of No 20 OTU, which failed to arrive at Lossiemouth on a transit flight from Leuchars.  He is buried in

21-Mar

BILLOT, M E FFAF () age: 

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3545 ZT-N of No 20 OTU, which failed to arrive at Lossiemouth on a transit flight from Leuchars.  He is buried in

21-Mar

CARDONA, R E FFAF () age: 

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3545 ZT-N of No 20 OTU, which failed to arrive at Lossiemouth on a transit flight from Leuchars.  He is buried in

21-Mar

LECOMTE, L A FFAF () age: 

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3545 ZT-N of No 20 OTU, which failed to arrive at Lossiemouth on a transit flight from Leuchars.  He is buried in

21-Mar

VANDENABELLE, F A FFAF () age: 

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3545 ZT-N of No 20 OTU, which failed to arrive at Lossiemouth on a transit flight from Leuchars.  He is buried in

21-Mar

BRUNEAU, M FFAF () age: 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, X3545 ZT-N of No 20 OTU, which failed to arrive at Lossiemouth on a transit flight from Leuchars.  He is buried in

21-Mar

KULLICH, LEONARD VICTOR (956052) age: 28 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 233 AMES, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

21-Mar

EDWARDS, DOUGLAS JAMES (1801644) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, 7359 (ex EX648) of No 25 AS, which crashed in an attempted forced landing at night near Bethal.  He is buried in Standerton Cemetery

21-Mar

McGREGOR, REGINALD ROTHWELL (R/197660) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP137 of No 3 OADU, which crashed into houses in Bournemouth during a transit flight shortly after taking off from Hurn on a ferry flight to the Middle East.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

21-Mar

ALEXANDER, GEORGE AUGUSTUS (1099966) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP137 of No 3 OADU, which crashed into houses in Bournemouth during a transit flight shortly after taking off from Hurn on a ferry flight to the Middle East.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

21-Mar

ROBERTS, HENRY WILLIAM (1585160) age: 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP137 of No 3 OADU, which crashed into houses in Bournemouth during a transit flight shortly after taking off from Hurn on a ferry flight to the Middle East.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery.

21-Mar

EVANS, DENIS ROY (1323338) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP137 of No 3 OADU, which crashed into houses in Bournemouth during a transit flight shortly after taking off from Hurn on a ferry flight to the Middle East.  He is buried in Harrow (Pinner) New Cemetery.

21-Mar

GREEN, KENNETH (1674977) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP137 of No 3 OADU, which crashed into houses in Bournemouth during a transit flight shortly after taking off from Hurn on a ferry flight to the Middle East.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery.

21-Mar

GENT, STANLEY FREDERICK (1333177) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP137 of No 3 OADU, which crashed into houses in Bournemouth during a transit flight shortly after taking off from Hurn on a ferry flight to the Middle East.  He is buried in Portslade Cemetery.

21-Mar

APPLETON, STANLEY ARTHUR (152127) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JP137 of No 3 OADU, which crashed into houses in Bournemouth during a transit flight shortly after taking off from Hurn on a ferry flight to the Middle East.  He is buried in Wembley (Alperton) Burial Ground

21-Mar

MUDD, ARTHUR GORDON JIM (1583852) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN651 of No 76  OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery.

21-Mar

BOOTH, FREDERICK STEPHEN (1852972) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN651 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

21-Mar

WALLER, GORDON WILLIAM (1295061) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN651 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

21-Mar

ANDERSON, KENNETH WILLIAM (1623499) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN651 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

21-Mar

BURCKETT, GIDEON LESLIE(1433263) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN651 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in El Alamein War Cemetery

21-Mar

SHELLY, ARTHUR (1498514) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

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

21-Mar

DAVIES, ROY (914885) age: 23 RAFVR

AC2

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

21-Mar

TIMMINS, LLOYD MILLER (22126) age: 45 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

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

21-Mar

WOOD, WALTER (1512079) age: 43 RAFVR

Cpl

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 Doncaster (Rose Hill) Cemetery

21-Mar

KENT, ALEXANDER JOSEPH JOHN (1103917) age: Unknown 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 Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery

22-Mar

WYBORN, JOHN HENRY (124519) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA964 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

LAMBERT, JACK (421229) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA964 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

HAMILTON, GORDON EBEN (424979) age: 20 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA964 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

BULLIVANT, ALBERT EDWARD (1805873) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA964 MG-P of No 7 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

BREMNER, WILLIAM SINCLAIR (977174) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND523 NG-X of No 7 Sqn, which exploded in the target area after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

HASLAM, EDWIN (1079636) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND523 NG-X of No 7 Sqn, which exploded in the target area after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

LEAHY, ANTHONY FENTON GILLMAN (1801148) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND523 NG-X of No 7 Sqn, which exploded in the target area after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

RAMPLING, KENNETH JOHNSON (34248) age: 31 RAF

Gp Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND523 NG-X of No 7 Sqn, which exploded in the target area after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

McHAFFIE, DAVID (657932) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND523 NG-X of No 7 Sqn, which exploded in the target area after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

COLLINS, RICHARD CHARLES (J/22842) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM422 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Morscheid during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

JOHNS, ALLAN CLYDE(417198) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM422 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Morscheid during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

CARTER, JOHN NOEL (576282) age: 21 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM422 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Morscheid during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

JUBB, ANGUS JAMES (410241) age: 26 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM422 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Morscheid during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

BOLTON, FRANK (2208887) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM422 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Morscheid during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

FEREDAY, SIDNEY LASCELLES (1234319) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM422 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Morscheid during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

WHALLEY, RICHARD (973270) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM422 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Morscheid during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

GRAY, HARRY (420662) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND645 TL-O of No 35 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Hannover during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

HUNTER, MALCOLM ROSS (421982) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND645 TL-O of No 35 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Hannover during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

WILLIAMS, EDMUND HOWARD (171772) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND645 TL-O of No 35 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Hannover during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

SIMPSON, ABEL (1031549) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND645 TL-O of No 35 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Hannover during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

HAIGH, FRED (101522) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND645 TL-O of No 35 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Hannover during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

MARRIOTT, FREDERICK JAMES (1398464) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND649 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Eschborn during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

MARTIN, WILLIAM FREDERICK (1079614) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND649 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Eschborn during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

ROSE, WALLACE(1481165) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND649 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Eschborn during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

WEBB, JOHN CAMERON KEITH (1498781) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND649 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Eschborn during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

FIDLER, EDWIN GORDON (1396105) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND649 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Eschborn during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

HARRIS, KENNETH EPHRAIM (1584722) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND649 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Eschborn during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

SMITH, WILLIAM MCKENNA (1368230) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND649 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Eschborn during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

PORTER, JOHN HENRY (414956) age: 26 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND518 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Kleinkrotzenburg during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

BARCLAY, JAMES (173589) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND518 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Kleinkrotzenburg during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

DAVIES, HARRY NEVILL (171929) age: 33 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND518 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Kleinkrotzenburg during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

BOWEN, HENRY JOHN (1653166) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND518 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Kleinkrotzenburg during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

HOLMES, WILSON (1825958) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND518 KM-D of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Kleinkrotzenburg during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

BUTT, ROBERT EDWARD (420858) age: 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND538 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Brauneberg during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

SPURDEN, GEORGE CHARLES (1442428) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND538 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Brauneberg during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

DONALD, GEORGE(1553633) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND538 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Brauneberg during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

SHAW, JAMES (2211323) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND538 KM-T of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Brauneberg during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

ANDERSON, KENNETH (1531860) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND536 EA-F of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Ronnenberg during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

GREIG, RONALD (1144831) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND536 EA-F of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Ronnenberg during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

PEACOCK, CLARENCE(989685) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND536 EA-F of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Ronnenberg during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

PHILLIPS, LESLIE JOHN (1315084) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND536 EA-F of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Ronnenberg during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

WHITELEY, HERBERT (1004530) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND536 EA-F of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Ronnenberg during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

ROGERS, ORMOND ROY (24612) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND536 EA-F of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Ronnenberg during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

EDWARDS, WILLIAM FRANK (1804079) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND536 EA-F of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Ronnenberg during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

PEARCE, WILFRED (52032) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND672 EA-U of No 49 Sqn, which came down at Beckum during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

TURNER, DONALD GEORGE(150167) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND672 EA-U of No 49 Sqn, which came down at Beckum during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

UPTON, STANLEY JAMES (1575421) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND672 EA-U of No 49 Sqn, which came down at Beckum during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

BENNETT, JACK NORMAN ERNEST (R/182006) age: 30 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND672 EA-U of No 49 Sqn, which came down at Beckum during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

LEE, ERIC (1677312) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND672 EA-U of No 49 Sqn, which came down at Beckum during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

NIGHTINGALE, LINTON HENRY (1386933) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND672 EA-U of No 49 Sqn, which came down at Beckum during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

NEAL, DAVID ROBERT (1215795) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME578 VN-K of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

THORNTON, RONALD CHARLES (161494) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME578 VN-K of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

CLARK, JAMES (1545681) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME578 VN-K of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

SEDDON, CLIFFORD (1684979) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME578 VN-K of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

TAYLOR, LESLIE ARTHUR (1876619) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME578 VN-K of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

WEBB, JOSEPH (1434950) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME578 VN-K of No 50 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

BEARD, PETER FRANKLYN (1601748) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW512 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Mohrweiler after being shot down by a night fighter near Trier during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

HAMPSON, SEDDON (1537060) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW512 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Mohrweiler after being shot down by a night fighter near Trier during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

LIDDY, THOMAS ANTHONY (2209744) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW512 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Mohrweiler after being shot down by a night fighter near Trier during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

REES, FRANCIS GEORGE(1335744) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW512 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Mohrweiler after being shot down by a night fighter near Trier during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

RENWICK, RICHARD ALAN (1502388) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW512 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Mohrweiler after being shot down by a night fighter near Trier during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

TOON, STANLEY LESLIE(1583671) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW512 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Mohrweiler after being shot down by a night fighter near Trier during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

BOSCH, PETER HERMAN (102174V) age: Unknown SAAF

Capt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JK936 of No 87 Sqn, which ditched on its return from an attack on Berat airfield.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

22-Mar

DAVIES, GEOFFREY STUART (1315680) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB731 OF-F of No 97 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

22-Mar

JENKINS, MARTIN (144925) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB731 OF-F of No 97 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

MORONEY, WILLIAM PATRICK (158922) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB731 OF-F of No 97 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

BELL, JOHN (J/88407) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB731 OF-F of No 97 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

DUSHMAN, DAVID (657694) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB731 OF-F of No 97 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

COULTER, FREDERICK THOMAS (1234081) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB731 OF-F of No 97 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

MILLS, CECIL ALBERT (1601802) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB731 OF-F of No 97 Sqn, which probably came down in the North Sea during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

HINDE, RONALD (1391619) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND351 OF-P of No 97 Sqn, which came down near Hannover during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

FRANCIS, DILWYN (1422866) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB563 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down in flames during its bombing run during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

EVANS, KENNETH WINSTON (409678) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB563 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down in flames during its bombing run during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

ARMSTRONG, ASHLEY JOHN (1317510) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB563 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down in flames during its bombing run during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

ATHA, PHIL (1542940) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB563 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down in flames during its bombing run during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

BROOKES, CHARLES ALBERT (955093) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB563 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down in flames during its bombing run during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

LAPES, JOSEPH JACKSON (1459947) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB563 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down in flames during its bombing run during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

SMITH, SIDNEY (1583052) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB563 HW-G of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down in flames during its bombing run during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

CLAYTON, JOSEPH THOMAS (1563552) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving with No 102 Sqn, his death being registered in Howden.  He is buried in York Cemetery, Yorkshire

22-Mar

MUNDAY, WILLIAM ALFRED (1380855) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND329 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Rodelheim during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

TREWAVAS, NASH JAMES (417297) age: 20 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND329 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Rodelheim during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

FINDLAY, DENNIS JOHN (1807884) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND329 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Rodelheim during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

GRAHAM, NEIL (1568451) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND329 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Rodelheim during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

LEWIS, STANLEY ALFRED (1604730) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND329 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Rodelheim during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

TOLLEY, STANLEY WILLIAM (1393284) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND329 PM-A of No 103 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Rodelheim during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

BOXALL, CHARLES FRANK (69472) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, LR476 of No 105 Sqn, which was destroyed on landing at Marham when a bomb fell from the wing exploded on its return from an attack on Deelan airfield.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

22-Mar

HERBERT, AUBREY LLOYD (149096) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was captured after becoming lost whilst flying in Hurricane, ? 'T' of No 113 Sqn.  He landed at Tamu airfield which had just been captured by the Japanese.  He was probably executed soon afterwards.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

22-Mar

ILLMAN, JOHN ALEXANDER (J/25554) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was captured after becoming lost whilst flying in Hurricane, LB793 'S' of No 113 Sqn.  He landed at Tamu airfield which had just been captured by the Japanese.  He was probably executed soon afterwards.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

22-Mar

BEAMAN, JOHN EDWARD (1335845) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE473 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on a convoy off Bremangerland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

LEONARD, KENNETH ALEXANDER (138895) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX342 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Marbais as it returned from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

22-Mar

HOLMES, KENNETH THOMAS SHAW (132792) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX342 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Marbais as it returned from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

22-Mar

MORAN, LESLIE VICTOR (1239323) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX342 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Marbais as it returned from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

22-Mar

PHILLIPS, HERBERT WESTON (2200275) age: 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX342 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Marbais as it returned from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

22-Mar

SAVAGE, BASIL OSWALD (1393629) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX342 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Marbais as it returned from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

22-Mar

HARRISON, BERNARD SILVERIUS (171684) age: 31 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX342 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Marbais as it returned from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

22-Mar

SMITH, HORACE JAMES WORTHING (172995) age: 34 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX342 NP-F of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Marbais as it returned from a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

22-Mar

BOWLER, JOHN ALFRED (1448125) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW580 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Ummelin during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

FAIRPLAY, ROY (1394032) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW580 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Ummelin during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

BILNEY, FRANK GEORGE STANLEY (1291037) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW580 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Ummelin during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

BOWERS, WILLIAM (1815873) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW580 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Ummelin during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

JAMES, RAYMOND EDWIN (1604711) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW580 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Ummelin during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

OCLEE, KENNETH EALY (1721802) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW580 NP-O of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Ummelin during a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

STAMMERS, WILFRID JACK (135725) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB151 AS-O of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Welver during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

EVANS, THOMAS TOMLEY (573381) age: 22 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB151 AS-O of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Welver during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

HARPER, BENJAMIN GEORGE(1874594) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB151 AS-O of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Welver during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

SAUNDERS, RONALD ARTHUR LEIGHTON (902995) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB151 AS-O of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Welver during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

BARHAM, DOUGLAS REGINALD (147510) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME666 EM-A of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

MILNE, ROBERT ALEXANDER (129931) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME666 EM-A of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

WITNEY, GEORGE HENRY (1434183) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME666 EM-A of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

WHEELER, VASHON JAMES MC and Bar, DFC and Bar (76594) age: 46 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME666 EM-A of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

KING, FRANCIS JOSEPH (J/26487) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS797 EQ-M of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

FULTON, WARREN THOMPSON (J/10632) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS797 EQ-M of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

BARR, ROBERT LENNOX (R/166590) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS797 EQ-M of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

LE DREW, DONALD ALFRED PARSONS (J/87669) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS797 EQ-M of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

SMITH, JAMES MURDOCH (1821681) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS797 EQ-M of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

WALMSLEY, RICHARD (1588886) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS797 EQ-M of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

THOMPSON, GILBERT FRANK ALLERTON (R/197505) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS797 EQ-M of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

GABOURY, JOSEPH ALPHONSPAUL HENRI (R/97000) age: 20 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS797 EQ-M of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

PROCTOR, LEONARD DOUGLAS (J/27269) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL717 EQ-W of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hausen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

WOOLHETHER, SPENCER ELWOOD (J/90754) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL717 EQ-W of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hausen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

22-Mar

MOROZ, HRYHORY (J/12682) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL717 EQ-W of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hausen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

CURTIS, KENNETH LAWRENCE(55805) age: 20 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL717 EQ-W of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hausen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

CLOUGH, GEORGE FREDERICK (J/86891) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL717 EQ-W of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hausen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

PARE, JOSEPH ALPHONSE NORMAND (J/86322) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL717 EQ-W of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hausen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

RICKERT, ARTHUR EDWARD (J/90755) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL717 EQ-W of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hausen during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-Mar

DUFFIELD, KENNETH VICTOR (J/24048) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW417 KW-G of No 425 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery

22-Mar

TINDALL, CHARLES EDWARD (J/20618) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW417 KW-G of No 425 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery

22-Mar

HAY, CLARENCE WALTER (J/88340) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW417 KW-G of No 425 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery

22-Mar

PULHAM, DONALD WALTER (J/88342) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW417 KW-G of No 425 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery

22-Mar

PATTEN, JAMES CYRIL (1876219) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW417 KW-G of No 425 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery

22-Mar

SEARS, EARL KITCHENER (J/14814) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL647 OW-R of No 426 Sqn, which came down near Greffen en-route to a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

GRAY, HAROLD HUGH (J/88147) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL647 OW-R of No 426 Sqn, which came down near Greffen en-route to a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

MacLEAN, JOHN WILLIAM (J/88874) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL647 OW-R of No 426 Sqn, which came down near Greffen en-route to a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

WRIGHT, HAROLD GROVER (J/85531) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL647 OW-R of No 426 Sqn, which came down near Greffen en-route to a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

PEARSON, LAWRENCE(1296342) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL647 OW-R of No 426 Sqn, which came down near Greffen en-route to a raid on Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-Mar

FRIZZELL, HARVEY ALBERT (J/90080) age: 18 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK779 QO-W of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

CAWKER, DOUGLAS EARL (J/8759) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK779 QO-W of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

BEAUMONT, ARTHUR (1107864) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK779 QO-W of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

FRIZZELL, HARVEY ALBERT (J/90080) age: 18 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK779 QO-W of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

CAMPBELL, JAMES (1821979) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK779 QO-W of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

THORNE, HAROLD VICTOR JOHN (2202529) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK779 QO-W of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

BAILEY, DENNIS HAROLD (J/24693) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW584 QO-Y of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

BERTOIA, CIRO (J/88697) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW584 QO-Y of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

LAIRD, DAVID ALBERT (J/90383) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW584 QO-Y of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

MURDOCK, BILLIE HERMAN (J/88711) age: 18 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW584 QO-Y of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

O'BRIEN, DANIEL JOHN (J/86201) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW584 QO-Y of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

DENNING, LESLIE WATSON (1592515) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW584 QO-Y of No 432 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-Mar

ETHERIDGE, CHARLES WALTER MSM(1669) age: 49 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 502 Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Haverfordwest.  He is buried in Bishop's Waltham (St Peter) Churchyard

22-Mar

BECK, JOHN CREIGHTON (52694) age: 23 RAF

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Dakota III, KG366 of No 512 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Watlington whilst flying below the safety height in poor visibility.  He is buried in Dumfries (St Andrew's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

22-Mar

RICH, IVOR JOHN FREDERICK (136818) age: 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL684 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which crashed near Nieuw Dordrecht in Holland during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Emmen (Nieuw Dordrecht) General Cemetery

22-Mar

UNDERWOOD, JOHN BERNARD (1454510) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL684 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which crashed near Nieuw Dordrecht in Holland during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Emmen (Nieuw Dordrecht) General Cemetery

22-Mar

DAY, RICHARD JOCK (1238225) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL684 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which crashed near Nieuw Dordrecht in Holland during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Emmen (Nieuw Dordrecht) General Cemetery

22-Mar

JOHN, HOWELL (1656081) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL684 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which crashed near Nieuw Dordrecht in Holland during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Emmen (Nieuw Dordrecht) General Cemetery

22-Mar

JOHNSON, ALBERT WILLIAM (1607088) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL684 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which crashed near Nieuw Dordrecht in Holland during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Emmen (Nieuw Dordrecht) General Cemetery

22-Mar

KEWLEY, GEORGE DOUGLAS (141882) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB599 UM-Q2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Blasheim during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

PRICKETT, TERRENCE HELYER (151337) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB599 UM-Q2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Blasheim during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

DOWD, PHILLIP PAUL (J/22851) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB599 UM-Q2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Blasheim during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

MILLS, CHARLES BERNARD (1350976) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB599 UM-Q2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Blasheim during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

CRAIGIE, COLIN (1395725) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB599 UM-Q2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Blasheim during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

DIXON, WILLIAM BEATTIE(1678171) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB599 UM-Q2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Blasheim during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

SAUNDERS, CHRISTOPHER (1130386) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB599 UM-Q2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Blasheim during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

22-Mar

PALMER, ARTHUR HERBERT (1453585) age: 22 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 2852 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Croydon.  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery

22-Mar

MORGAN, BRAMWELL (1580462) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HD987 of No 105 OTU, which crashed on to a bus workshop in Birmingham after control was lost following an engine failure.  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery

22-Mar

BALCHIN, BERNARD JAMES (46515) age: 27 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HD987 of No 105 OTU, which crashed on to a bus workshop in Birmingham after control was lost following an engine failure.  He is buried in Peterborough (Eastfield) Cemetery

22-Mar

HUDDLESTON, DAVID (169857) age: 34 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, HD987 of No 105 OTU, which crashed on to a bus workshop in Birmingham after control was lost following an engine failure.  He is buried in Shenstone (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

22-Mar

BATH, PETER THOMAS (J/19670) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, W7865 of No 1658 HCU, which crashed near Kirk Hammerton outside York during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

22-Mar

COGBILL, ARTHUR JAMES (158848) age: 35 RAFVR

Plt Off

A Flying Control Officer, he died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Halifax II, W7865 of No 1658 HCU, which crashed near Kirk Hammerton outside York during a training flight.  He is buried in Honington (All Saints) Churchyard, Warwickshire

22-Mar

THORPE, RONALD (1594817) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He died at Rufforth from injuries sustained whilst flying in Halifax II, W7865 of No 1658 HCU, which crashed near Kirk Hammerton outside York during a training flight.  He is buried in Richmond Cemetery, Yorkshire

22-Mar

ANDREW, WILLIAM ARTHUR ROLAND (R/201503) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK930 of No 1664 HCU, which made a crash-landing in Derbyshire following an engine failure during a nigh navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

22-Mar

STARNES, ARLEY CARLISLE (R/198952) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK930 of No 1664 HCU, which made a crash-landing in Derbyshire following an engine failure during a nigh navigation exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

22-Mar

WOODROW, EDWARD ALFRED (505805) age: 35 RAF

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and possibly died whilst being treated in the RAF Hospital, Halton, his death being registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Chalfont St Giles Churchyard

22-Mar

LE NEVE FOSTER, BERNARD PETER (1509891) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Cambridge.  He is buried in Sevenoaks (Greatness Park) Cemetery

22-Mar

PYM, RUSSELL IRVIN(1045627) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Halifax V, LK930 of No 1664 HCU, which made a crash-landing in Derbyshire following an engine failure during a nigh navigation exercise.  He is buried in Morecambe and Heysham (Hale Carr) Cemetery.

22-Mar

COLLINGS, ARTHUR VERNON (1783019) age: 21 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but died at 1501 Govan Road, Glasgow from Lymphosarcoma and Cardiac Failure .  He is buried in Ormesby (St Cuthbert) Churchyard.

22-Mar

CHURCHILL, JOAN (2023868) age: 21 WAAF

LACW

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

22-Mar

COLLINS, CATHLEEN ADA (429006) age: 40 WAAF

Sgt

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

23-Mar

JACKSON, HAROLD THOMAS (126598) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, EK245 of No 1 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Orfordness following engine problems during an ASR patrol.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

23-Mar

NEVILLE, KENNETH ARNOLD (J/90361) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, ? of No 5 Sqn, which was lost in a storm.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Mar

HEARN, JAMES WHIT(127875) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM430 WS-B of No 9 Sqn, which  came down near Lembeek in Belgium during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

23-Mar

MANNING, ALBERT EDWARD (127251) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM430 WS-B of No 9 Sqn, which  came down near Lembeek in Belgium during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

23-Mar

FINCH, ARTHUR (1577956) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM430 WS-B of No 9 Sqn, which  came down near Lembeek in Belgium during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

23-Mar

PLEASANCE, N C (22172) age: Unknown RAF

Gp Capt

The station commander at RAF Bardney, he was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM430 WS-B of No 9 Sqn, which  came down near Lembeek in Belgium during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

23-Mar

WARYWODA, PETER (J/86885) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM430 WS-B of No 9 Sqn, which  came down near Lembeek in Belgium during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

23-Mar

BURKITT, WILLIAM FREDERICK (1320846) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM430 WS-B of No 9 Sqn, which  came down near Lembeek in Belgium during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

23-Mar

ZAMMIT, JOHN JOSEPH (1811925) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM430 WS-B of No 9 Sqn, which  came down near Lembeek in Belgium during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

23-Mar

DUNCOMBE, DAVID GARNET (422459) age: 30 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV384 VN-V of No 50 Sqn, which came down near Obermelbecke during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Mar

DOBBYN, JOSEPH LLOYD (J/18666) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV384 VN-V of No 50 Sqn, which came down near Obermelbecke during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Mar

JENNINGS, NORMAN (1576042) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV384 VN-V of No 50 Sqn, which came down near Obermelbecke during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Mar

MASON, RONALD LLOYD (1816001) age: 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV384 VN-V of No 50 Sqn, which came down near Obermelbecke during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Mar

RIDYARD, GREENWOOD GEE(654713) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV384 VN-V of No 50 Sqn, which came down near Obermelbecke during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Mar

CAVE, EDWARD JAMES (1671657) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV384 VN-V of No 50 Sqn, which came down near Obermelbecke during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Mar

JACKSON, JOHN ROBERT (1459023) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV384 VN-V of No 50 Sqn, which came down near Obermelbecke during a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Mar

MORRIS, ALAN RALPH (125702) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 73 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

23-Mar

HARVIE, GEORGE(1346558) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ204 of No 88 Sqn, which crashed into Minley Woods on the approach to Hartfordbridge.  He is buried in Cambusnethan Cemetery

23-Mar

EVANS, EVAN ELWYN (136934) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ204 of No 88 Sqn, which crashed into Minley Woods on the approach to Hartfordbridge.  He is buried in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery

23-Mar

BAGOT, CHARLES HENRY (1852723) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ204 of No 88 Sqn, which crashed into Minley Woods on the approach to Hartfordbridge.  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery

23-Mar

McFARLANE, ERNEST DAVID (404076) age: 29 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ204 of No 88 Sqn, which crashed into Minley Woods on the approach to Hartfordbridge.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Mar

ROSSER, EDWARD WALTERS (410096) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB648 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Mar

GOSS, NORMAN JOSEPH (1318695) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB648 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Mar

SEARS, EDWARD GORDON (1335581) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB648 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

23-Mar

WHITE, DOUGLAS (1534947) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB648 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

HARRIS, ERNEST CHARLES ELAM (1583153) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB648 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

STEEL, HERBERT DENNIS (1486363) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB648 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

HAUGH, GEORGE(2209203) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS766 KO-R of No 115 Sqn, which crashed at Bredfield in Suffolk whilst attempting to land at Woodbridge with flak damage on its return from Frankfurt.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

23-Mar

GRADY, JOHN (1076548) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS766 KO-R of No 115 Sqn, which crashed at Bredfield in Suffolk whilst attempting to land at Woodbridge with flak damage on its return from Frankfurt.  He is buried in Doncaster Hyde Park Cemetery

23-Mar

POPE, WALTER CHARLES (1317822) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS766 KO-R of No 115 Sqn, which crashed at Bredfield in Suffolk whilst attempting to land at Woodbridge with flak damage on its return from Frankfurt.  He is buried in Instow (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

23-Mar

BRETSCHER, ERIC MAXWELL (1212930) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS766 KO-R of No 115 Sqn, which crashed at Bredfield in Suffolk whilst attempting to land at Woodbridge with flak damage on its return from Frankfurt.  He was cremated at  Brighton (Woodvale) Borough Crematorium

23-Mar

FLAMER-CALDERA, LEONARD SHELTON (1396941) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, BN782 of No 135 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Minneriya whilst carrying out aerobatics.  He is buried in Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery

23-Mar

COOK, SIMON RUSSELL (124429) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE473 of No 144 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on a convoy off Bremangerland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

ROBERTSON, ALAN WEIR STRUAN (1392730) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ709 of No 239 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Bomber Support sortie to the Rhur.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

BUTLER, HARRY CLEGG (87395) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ709 of No 239 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Bomber Support sortie to the Rhur.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

ARMOUR, WILLIAM DOUGLAS (J/16462) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ177 of No 404 Sqn, which crashed near Wick during recovery from a RP practice attack.  He is buried in Wick Cemetery

23-Mar

STEPHENS, EDWARD (1586082) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ177 of No 404 Sqn, which crashed near Wick during recovery from a RP practice attack.  He is buried in Willesden New Cemetery

23-Mar

BROWN, JOHN DANIEL (C/193) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS741 OW-T of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

HETHERINGTON, CLINTON GEORG(J/22226) age: 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS741 OW-T of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

BOW, HENRY HERBERT (J/9657) age: 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS741 OW-T of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

FRITH, ARTHUR (1579241) age:  RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS741 OW-T of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

MULLALLY, JAMES ALOYSIOUS (404314) age: 21 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS741 OW-T of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

BELL, ALEXANDER MATTHEW JAMES (J/85548) age: 34 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS741 OW-T of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

GILMORE, DAVID (1677587) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS741 OW-T of No 426 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Frankfurt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

HOWARD, OLIVER LAWERENE ISMAY (406654) age: 26 RAAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML740 'M' of No 461 Sqn, which ditched in the sea during a petrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

SMITH, JACK HERBERT (429299) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML740 'M' of No 461 Sqn, which ditched in the sea during a petrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

MOLAN, DESMOND RONALD (425955) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML740 'M' of No 461 Sqn, which ditched in the sea during a petrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

SMYTH, RAY ALEXANDER (426186) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML740 'M' of No 461 Sqn, which ditched in the sea during a petrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

ROYAL, NORMAN ALFRED (414837) age: 20 RAAF

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML740 'M' of No 461 Sqn, which ditched in the sea during a petrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

ELLIOTT, ARTHUR JOHN (1179569) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS815 JI-N of No 514 Sqn, when it was attacked by a night fighter during a raid to Frankfurt and was then crash landed at la Californie in France.  He is buried in Longuenesse {St Omer} Souvenir Cemetery

23-Mar

HAYWARD, HERBERT STANLEY (1151568) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 514 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

WARREN, LEWIS HAROLD DAVID (1893040) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 514 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Newmarket.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard

23-Mar

BLACKFORD, LEONARD DOUGLAS (543703) age: 24 RAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 514 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Newmarket.  He is buried in Dagenham (Chadwell Heath) Cemetery

23-Mar

BECKETT, JOHN ROGERS (403642) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX823 'K' of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Lagen Garde.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

23-Mar

TOPPING, FREDERICK DUTTON (124225) age: Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX823 'K' of No 605 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to Lagen Garde.  He is buried in Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery.

23-Mar

DETAL, CHARLES FIRMIN JOSEPH DFC(148947) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN140 of No 609 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Blyth.  He is buried in The Maidenhead Register

23-Mar

CROSS, VANCE EVERETT (J/21019) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, PA853 of No 681 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo-recce sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Mar

HARDING, ERIC GEORGE(1444865) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 969 Sqn but was killed whilst on board HSL 2706 which was attacked by two USAAF P-47s and sunk whilst on ditching duty.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

TURNER, URBAN HAROLD (1378069) age: 32 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 969 Sqn but was killed whilst on board HSL 2706 which was attacked by two USAAF P-47s and sunk whilst on ditching duty.  He is buried in Rugby (Hillmorton) Cemetery

23-Mar

ROBERTS, EDWARD LOUIS D'ESTERR(1520508) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 969 Sqn but was killed whilst on board HSL 2706 which was attacked by two USAAF P-47s and sunk whilst on ditching duty.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

REGENT, ROBERT EDWARD HARRY (1874519) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 969 Sqn but was killed whilst on board HSL 2706 which was attacked by two USAAF P-47s and sunk whilst on ditching duty.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

MITCHELL, JOHN FINLAY (141580) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 969 Sqn but was killed whilst on board HSL 2706 which was attacked by two USAAF P-47s and sunk whilst on ditching duty.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

RUSSELL, WILLIAM ROY (644737) age: Unknown RAF

LAC

He was serving with No 969 Sqn but was killed whilst on board HSL 2706 which was attacked by two USAAF P-47s and sunk whilst on ditching duty.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

MUNRO, DAVID LOGAN (424786) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN483 of No 14 (P) AFU, which collided with HN439 at Fraserburgh as they both approached to land.  He is buried in Banff Cemetery, Banffshire

23-Mar

CROUCH, DENNIS WILLIAM (157111) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN483 of No 14 (P) AFU, which collided with HN439 at Fraserburgh as they both approached to land.  He is buried in Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery

23-Mar

ELLIS, RONALD ETHELBERT EDWARD (424746) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN483 of No 14 (P) AFU, which collided with HN439 at Fraserburgh as they both approached to land.  He is buried in Banff Cemetery, Banffshire

23-Mar

THOMSON, EDWARD NIGEL JEFFREYS (416552) age: 21 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE688 of No 17 OTU, which broke up in a steep dive after control was lost due to engine failure on an evening cross-country flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-Mar

JONES, BERTRAM JOHN (424299) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE688 of No 17 OTU, which broke up in a steep dive after control was lost due to engine failure on an evening cross-country flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-Mar

WATSON, DAVID LANCASTER (430076) age: 20 RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE688 of No 17 OTU, which broke up in a steep dive after control was lost due to engine failure on an evening cross-country flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-Mar

MOORE, ERNEST PERCY (1586101) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE688 of No 17 OTU, which broke up in a steep dive after control was lost due to engine failure on an evening cross-country flight.  He is buried in Portslade Cemetery

23-Mar

WOODHEAD, BENJAMIN (1685947) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE688 of No 17 OTU, which broke up in a steep dive after control was lost due to engine failure on an evening cross-country flight.  He is buried in Salford (Agecroft) Cemetery

23-Mar

STEPHENS, DENNIS GWYLIN (3011102) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE688 of No 17 OTU, which broke up in a steep dive after control was lost due to engine failure on an evening cross-country flight.  He is buried in Stand (All Saints) Churchyard

23-Mar

McGOWAN, OWEN JOSEPH (992535) age: 25 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF732 of No 22 OTU, which ran into Wellington XIV, MP718 of the same unit after veering out of control at Sywell.  He is buried in Accrington Cemetery

23-Mar

RAWBONE, WALTER MANSELL (J/17552) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF732 of No 22 OTU, which ran into Wellington XIV, MP718 of the same unit after veering out of control at Sywell.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Mar

LEDDY, GERALD BERNARD (J/17478) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF732 of No 22 OTU, which ran into Wellington XIV, MP718 of the same unit after veering out of control at Sywell.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Mar

BRANDON, SYDNEY JOHN (1644180) age: 41 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF732 of No 22 OTU, which ran into Wellington XIV, MP718 of the same unit after veering out of control at Sywell.  He is buried in Ippollitts (St Ippolyt) New Churchyard

23-Mar

RUSHWORTH, JACK (1029669) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 24 ASR MCU but was killed whilst on board HSL 2706 which was attacked by two USAAF P-47s and sunk whilst on ditching duty.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

TAYLOR, FRANCIS HUTCHINS (1229354) age: 38 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving on HSL 2706 of No 24 ASR MCU, which was attacked by two USAAF P-47s and sunk whilst on ditching duty.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

HOUSE, THOMAS VINCE(955397) age: 27 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving on HSL 2706 of No 24 ASR MCU, which was attacked by two USAAF P-47s and sunk whilst on ditching duty.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

JONES, ROBERT DESMOND HEATH (1337552) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving on HSL 2706 of No 24 ASR MCU, which was attacked by two USAAF P-47s and sunk whilst on ditching duty.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

NICHOLLS, LESLIE JOHN (1629221) age: 32 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving on HSL 2706 of No 24 ASR MCU, which was attacked by two USAAF P-47s and sunk whilst on ditching duty.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Mar

SMITH, DONALD MURRAY (R/180643) age: 29 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP258 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Wellingborough during a night exercise.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Mar

CROSLAND, ELWYN (1196326) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP258 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Wellingborough during a night exercise.  He is buried in Longwood (Parkwood) Methodist Burial Ground

23-Mar

DAY, JOSEPH WILLIAM (1896335) age: 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP258 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Wellingborough during a night exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

23-Mar

SIMMONS, HENRY AUGUSTUS (29049) age: 33 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP258 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Wellingborough during a night exercise.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

23-Mar

MARSDEN, JOHN (2221244) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP258 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Wellingborough during a night exercise.  He is buried in Rodbourne Cheney (St Mary) Churchyard

23-Mar

THORNTON, RONALD EDWARD JOHN (152921) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP258 of No 26 OTU, which crashed near Wellingborough during a night exercise.  He is buried in Tottenham Cemetery

23-Mar

STEWART, ROBERT LEPIN(162312) age: 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, 2189 (ex 6512) of No 62 AS, which crashed whilst carrying out low level aerobatics.  He is buried in Bloemfontein (Hamilton) War Cemetery

23-Mar

WRIGHT, KENNETH HAMMOND (162321) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth, 2189 (ex 6512) of No 62 AS, which crashed whilst carrying out low level aerobatics.  He is buried in Bloemfontein (Hamilton) War Cemetery

23-Mar

ELVY, STANLEY ALFRED GAYDON (912865) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

The unit in which he had been serving is currently unknown but he made a failed attempt to escape from Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in the Tokyo area of Japan and was never seen again after being taken away by the Kempai Tai.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-Mar

OLDFIELD, WALTER HENRY (125869) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

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

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