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Casualties - 26 - 29 March 1944


26-Mar

COLBORN, EDWARD ALBERT (174672) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV859 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westum during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Mar

GIRLING, CYRIL ERNEST (173147) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV859 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westum during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Mar

MOODY, FRANK ALFRED (173596) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV859 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westum during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Mar

WILSON, THOMAS (169117) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV859 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westum during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Mar

HUTCHEON, ROBERT (652906) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV859 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westum during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Mar

KENNEDY, ANDREW (971349) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV859 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westum during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Mar

WALKER, BERNARD RAYMOND GUY (1603285) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV859 ZA-C of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westum during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Mar

LEWIS, VICTOR KINGSBURY (420759) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7527 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which exploded in the air over Aachen during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Mar

SPICE, MAURICE CHARLES (658220) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7527 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which exploded in the air over Aachen during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Mar

MARSH, THOMAS GORDON (170636) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7527 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which exploded in the air over Aachen during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Mar

BLAND, ERNEST ARTHUR (1896258) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7527 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which exploded in the air over Aachen during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Mar

DEAN, WILLIAM HENRY (1582658) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7527 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which exploded in the air over Aachen during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Mar

NEWELL, ALFRED ROWE(1576971) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7527 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which exploded in the air over Aachen during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Mar

BROPHEY, BURTON ORVAL (R/191541) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7527 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which exploded in the air over Aachen during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Mar

HODGSON, HAROLD SETH (172181) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB680 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which exploded and crashed in flames after being attacked by a night fighter near Ahrbruck during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Mar

CHUTE, GEORGE EDWARD (J/89451) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB680 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which exploded and crashed in flames after being attacked by a night fighter near Ahrbruck during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Mar

BERESFORD, RONALD WILLIAM (639890) age: 24 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB680 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which exploded and crashed in flames after being attacked by a night fighter near Ahrbruck during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Mar

BAILEY, CLIFFORD (1235079) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB680 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which exploded and crashed in flames after being attacked by a night fighter near Ahrbruck during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Mar

LARVIN, WILLIAM PATRICK (1594764) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB680 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which exploded and crashed in flames after being attacked by a night fighter near Ahrbruck during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Mar

MILLNS, REGINALD (1819685) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB680 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which exploded and crashed in flames after being attacked by a night fighter near Ahrbruck during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Mar

SIMONSON, PERCY HARDY (R/178580) age: 32 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB680 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which exploded and crashed in flames after being attacked by a night fighter near Ahrbruck during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

26-Mar

HERD, MERVYN JAMES (425439) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND676 EA-M of No 49 Sqn, when it was attacked by a night fighter on a raid to Essen, the aircraft later made a crash landing at Coltishall, Norfolk on its return.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

26-Mar

MUSGROVE, FRANK (117504) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MA561 of No 72 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Nettuno.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

26-Mar

HATFIELD, PETER ALBERT (1399719) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 23 Mar 1944 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 Chatham (Palmerston Road) Cemetery

26-Mar

GRAY, HUGH GRAHAM (426170) age: 23 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW626 DT-V of No 192 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea 60 miles off Cromer in Norfolk whilst acting in the bomber support role on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

26-Mar

MELVILLE, PETER GORDON (418143) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW626 DT-V of No 192 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea 60 miles off Cromer in Norfolk whilst acting in the bomber support role on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

26-Mar

WILSON, GEORGE(1520804) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW626 DT-V of No 192 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea 60 miles off Cromer in Norfolk whilst acting in the bomber support role on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery

26-Mar

CUMBERLAND, WALTER JAMES ERIC (1867838) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW626 DT-V of No 192 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea 60 miles off Cromer in Norfolk whilst acting in the bomber support role on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery

26-Mar

KENNEDY, RONALD WILLIAM (162542) age: 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW626 DT-V of No 192 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea 60 miles off Cromer in Norfolk whilst acting in the bomber support role on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Wierhuizen Protestant Cemetery, de Marne

26-Mar

COX, THOMAS HUGH (1624744) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW626 DT-V of No 192 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea 60 miles off Cromer in Norfolk whilst acting in the bomber support role on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Mar

ROGERS, ALBERT JOHN (1819000) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW626 DT-V of No 192 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea 60 miles off Cromer in Norfolk whilst acting in the bomber support role on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

26-Mar

WELCH, BRIAN FREDERICK (1391600) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW626 DT-V of No 192 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea 60 miles off Cromer in Norfolk whilst acting in the bomber support role on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

26-Mar

THOMAS, PHILIP JOHN (1181769) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, EK132 of No 193 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Beauvoir during a Ramrod.  He is buried in Pihen-les-Guines War Cemetery

26-Mar

GREENWOOD, JOHN JOHNSON (1550138) age: 35 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 239 Sqn at the time of his death but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained, but it was registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire

26-Mar

GROVER, DON HERNANDO DE SOTO (J/85140) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW693 of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Bradford-on-Avon after control was lost at 10,000 ft following a loss of flying speed during a training flight.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

26-Mar

HALL, GEORGE BRIAN (J/89283) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW693 of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Bradford-on-Avon after control was lost at 10,000 ft following a loss of flying speed during a training flight.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

26-Mar

PORTER, ROY STANLEY (J/89470) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW693 of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Bradford-on-Avon after control was lost at 10,000 ft following a loss of flying speed during a training flight.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

26-Mar

NEWTON, HARRY (1480974) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW693 of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Bradford-on-Avon after control was lost at 10,000 ft following a loss of flying speed during a training flight.  He is buried in Oldham (Greenacres) Cemetery

26-Mar

FISHER, WILLIAM ALFRED (170833) age: 35 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW693 of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Bradford-on-Avon after control was lost at 10,000 ft following a loss of flying speed during a training flight.  He is buried in Pontypool (Panteg) Cemetery

26-Mar

SIMPSON, FRANK NORMAN (2208949) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW693 of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Bradford-on-Avon after control was lost at 10,000 ft following a loss of flying speed during a training flight.  He is buried in Stretton (St Matthew) Churchyard

26-Mar

EVANS, GRAHAM HERBERT (1025594) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW693 of No 425 Sqn, which crashed at Bradford-on-Avon after control was lost at 10,000 ft following a loss of flying speed during a training flight.  He is buried in Ystrad Mynach (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

26-Mar

FOX, FRANCIS EDWARD (173268) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS789 OW-A of No 426 Sqn, which was hit by flak and exploded over Bottrop during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Mar

KOIVU, JACK OLAVI (J/19263) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS789 OW-A of No 426 Sqn, which was hit by flak and exploded over Bottrop during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Mar

OLSSON, ALAN LUDVIG (J/19280) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS789 OW-A of No 426 Sqn, which was hit by flak and exploded over Bottrop during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Mar

EARLE, THOMAS (524033) age: 35 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS789 OW-A of No 426 Sqn, which was hit by flak and exploded over Bottrop during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Mar

JONES, REGINALD VICTOR (2208899) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS789 OW-A of No 426 Sqn, which was hit by flak and exploded over Bottrop during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Mar

PHINNEY, CHARLES GARNET (J/85584) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS789 OW-A of No 426 Sqn, which was hit by flak and exploded over Bottrop during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Mar

PROUDLOCK, THOMAS HAROLD (J/19063) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS789 OW-A of No 426 Sqn, which was hit by flak and exploded over Bottrop during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

26-Mar

BURNELL, BRIAN DUDLEY (415757) age: 30 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB598 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Kapellen during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

26-Mar

BESTWICK, RICHARD BERNARD (151751) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB598 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Kapellen during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

26-Mar

KNIGHT, ROY HARRY (1395508) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB598 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Kapellen during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

26-Mar

BAILEY, THOMAS WILLIAM (2220975) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB598 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Kapellen during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

26-Mar

MILLINER, ERIC ALBERT (1197021) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB598 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Kapellen during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

26-Mar

POLE, HENRY (1648307) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB598 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Kapellen during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

26-Mar

TAYLOR, RICHARD DESMOND (1385234) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB598 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which came down near Kapellen during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

26-Mar

YOUSTER, NORMAN STANLEY (1164566) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX223 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off St David's Head at the end of an operational training exercise.  He is buried in Boldmere (St  Michael) Churchyard

26-Mar

THOMPSON, NORMAN (577307) age: 19 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX223 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off St David's Head at the end of an operational training exercise.  He is buried in Tywyn Cemetery

26-Mar

LEADSOM, GEORGE WOOLLEY (117717) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX223 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off St David's Head at the end of an operational training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Mar

SPEIRS, IAN WILLIAM (413498) age: 24 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX223 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off St David's Head at the end of an operational training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Mar

ARNOLD, JAMES CHARLES STONE(1331360) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX223 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off St David's Head at the end of an operational training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Mar

BALL, GEORGE WILLIAM (1028730) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX223 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off St David's Head at the end of an operational training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Mar

JOHNSTONE, PHILLIP (1575423) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX223 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off St David's Head at the end of an operational training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Mar

WILLIAMS, THEODORE JOHN (1586945) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX223 of No 502 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off St David's Head at the end of an operational training exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Mar

DRUMMOND, AUGUSTINFRANCIS (424862) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL839 UM-X2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Bousignies-sur-Roc during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Mauberge-Centre Cemetery

26-Mar

LAIDLAW, DOUGLAS BARTHOLOMEW (1055861) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL839 UM-X2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Bousignies-sur-Roc during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Mauberge-Centre Cemetery

26-Mar

BANKS, CHARLES (1580816) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL839 UM-X2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Bousignies-sur-Roc during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Mauberge-Centre Cemetery

26-Mar

LOCKETT, DOUGLAS SYDNEY (1818729) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL839 UM-X2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Bousignies-sur-Roc during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Mauberge-Centre Cemetery

26-Mar

PARSONS, HAROLD WALTER (1275550) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL839 UM-X2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Bousignies-sur-Roc during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Mauberge-Centre Cemetery

26-Mar

MORRICE, WILLIAM JOHN (540749) age: 27 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 2945 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

26-Mar

ALLEN, ARTHUR FREDERICK (701809) age: 25 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 107 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

26-Mar

PITT, WILFRED HENRY (1420298) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 1418 Flt, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

26-Mar

MATTHEWS, THOMAS WILLIAM (108052) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ388 of No 1655 MTU, which spun into the ground at Aslackby Farm near Folkingham during a training sortie.  He is buried in Abney Park Cemetery

26-Mar

ALLPORT, VALENTINE(402839) age: 28 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ388 of No 1655 MTU, which spun into the ground at Aslackby Farm near Folkingham during a training sortie.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

26-Mar

BROOK, CYRIL WILLIAM HUGH (1193941) age: 32 RAFVR

LAC

He died from injuries sustained on 23 Mar 1944 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 Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery

26-Mar

BLOCK, NOEL HERBERT (437364) age: 21 RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ754 of No 26 OTU, when the propeller disintegrated on take-off and a piece punctured the side of the fuselage hitting him.  Although he was the rear gunner, he was sitting next to the pilot as the bomb aimer was taking a turn in the rear turret for experience.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

26-Mar

BROWN, VICTOR JOHN (345496) age: 42 RAF

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 351 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

26-Mar

BRINDLE, GEOFFREY ALEXANDER (1686601) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 70 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Mar

FOWLER, HELDEY NEVILE MC(39457) age: 27 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR307 of No Armament Test Squadron A&AEE, which broke up as it pulled up from a dive bombing test.  He is buried in Durrington Cemetery

26-Mar

HASLAM, JACK (1431807) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

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

26-Mar

SOREN, Baron PETER MACKAY (89729) age: 37 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

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

26-Mar

GEORGE, ROWLAND DENNIS (1301777) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scarborough.  He is buried in Ossett (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

26-Mar

ATKINS, GORDON WILLIAM RICHARD (1614729) age: 28 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 Hatfield Road Cemetery, St Albans

27-Mar

LEE, WILLIAM JOHN NEWTON DFC(112434) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, ? of No 5 Sqn, which crashed during a test flight.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

27-Mar

CHAPMAN, LEONARD ARTHUR (1577320) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX295 ZA-A of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

27-Mar

SIMMONS, RONALD ALFRED (171331) age: 26 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX295 ZA-A of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

27-Mar

ARNOLD, THOMAS (1515414) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX295 ZA-A of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

27-Mar

HENDRY, JAMES (1572688) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX295 ZA-A of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

27-Mar

LAUGHLIN, IVOR EUGENE(1334234) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX295 ZA-A of No 10 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

27-Mar

MATHIAS, WALTER BERTRAM (132878) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ494 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike near Capee Leucate.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

27-Mar

YORK, JOHN COURTENAY (132330) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ494 of No 39 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping strike near Capee Leucate.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

27-Mar

RICHARDSON, S V (207322V) age: Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH560 of No 72 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Anzio.  He is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio

27-Mar

HENDERSON, FRANK (141569) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK749 EY-J of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Pry in Belgium during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

27-Mar

LOVATT, FRANK (1504268) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK749 EY-J of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Pry in Belgium during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

27-Mar

WEEKS, CYRIL ALFRED (168637) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK749 EY-J of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Pry in Belgium during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

27-Mar

COTTRELL, DENNIS OWEN (1607868) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK749 EY-J of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Pry in Belgium during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

27-Mar

ROBERTS, ERIC WICKENS (1320600) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK749 EY-J of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Pry in Belgium during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

27-Mar

SCHOLEFIELD, GEOFFREY (1686166) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK749 EY-J of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Pry in Belgium during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

27-Mar

SMITH, WILLIAM JAMES REUBEN (1862828) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK749 EY-J of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Pry in Belgium during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

27-Mar

PFEFFER, FRANCIS ARTHUR (J/19700) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ590 'C' of No 117 Sqn, which failed to clear high ground near the 'White City'  airstrip whilst dropping supplies to Chindits.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

27-Mar

CLARKE, ALBERT (1021191) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ590 'C' of No 117 Sqn, which failed to clear high ground near the 'White City'  airstrip whilst dropping supplies to Chindits.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

27-Mar

McLOUGHLIN, ERIC (1080599) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ590 'C' of No 117 Sqn, which failed to clear high ground near the 'White City'  airstrip whilst dropping supplies to Chindits.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

27-Mar

LUSTED, ALBERT JACK (17130) age: 28 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ590 'C' of No 117 Sqn, which failed to clear high ground near the 'White City'  airstrip whilst dropping supplies to Chindits.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

27-Mar

O'NEIL, CHARLES LENNOX (J/87081) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ590 'C' of No 117 Sqn, which failed to clear high ground near the 'White City'  airstrip whilst dropping supplies to Chindits.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

27-Mar

WOODFIELD, LIONEL VALENTINE(963539) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LL749 AS-J2 of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

27-Mar

GOWLAND, ALFRED WILLIAM (1818907) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LL749 AS-J2 of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

27-Mar

HARRIS, WARRINGTON (1397160) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LL749 AS-J2 of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

27-Mar

McINROY, JOHN JOSEPH (1820970) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LL749 AS-J2 of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

27-Mar

PERRY, FREDERICK JAMES (119140) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LL749 AS-J2 of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

27-Mar

WILLIAMS, MALDWYN DAVID HOWELL (410761) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LL749 AS-J3 of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

27-Mar

COUTTS, RUSSELL MURRAY (J/22152) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN120 of No 183 Sqn, which spun into the ground from low cloud.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

27-Mar

WALKER, DONALD ERNEST (60574) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 205 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

27-Mar

WOODALL, JACK (136062) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ113 'V' of No 211 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

27-Mar

WADDELL, GEORGE ALFRED (J/16291) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ113 'V' of No 211 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

27-Mar

SHANNON, LOUIS CECIL (J/9499) age: 29 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford II, N6404 of No 271 Sqn, which crashed at Little Rissington after hitting a building on the approach to land.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

27-Mar

DORN, BERNARD HENRY (1324162) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in North Cotswold of No 271 Sqn, which crashed at Little Rissington after hitting a building on the approach to land.  He is buried in Welwyn Garden City (Hatfield Hyde) Burial Ground

27-Mar

PARANT, JOSEPH JEAN EUGENGUY (R/108209) age: 22 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 425 and died from injuries sustained when he fell from the wing of an aircraft he was refuelling at Tholthorpe.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-Mar

SPROGE, RICHARD HENRY (427266) age: 22 RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, MG395  of No 1 AONS, which crashed at Bowhill Farm near Dundrod in County Down following an engine failure due to problems with the fuel cock.  He is buried in Killead Presbyterian Churchyard

27-Mar

BOYDEN, CHARLES (1274642) age: 36 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 107 MU, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

27-Mar

KING, EDWIN WALTER (1504610) age: 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 107 MU, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fayid War Cemetery

27-Mar

SPINKS, ALBERT JOHN (1817740) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1669 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground at Husbands Bosworth whilst practicing night circuits and landings.  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery

27-Mar

TWOMEY, DENNIS DANIEL (618798) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1669 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground at Husbands Bosworth whilst practicing night circuits and landings.  He is buried in Castletown Berehaven (St Finian's) Cemetery Extension

27-Mar

LONGSTAFF, THOMAS (983714) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1669 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground at Husbands Bosworth whilst practicing night circuits and landings.  He is buried in Ingleton (St John) Churchyard

27-Mar

McINNES, DANIEL (1568493) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1669 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground at Husbands Bosworth whilst practicing night circuits and landings.  He is buried in Kilwinning Cemetery

27-Mar

FERGUSON, ERIC KENNETH (423090) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1669 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground at Husbands Bosworth whilst practicing night circuits and landings.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

27-Mar

TULLETT, HENRY THOMAS (1269564) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1669 of No 14 OTU, which dived into the ground at Husbands Bosworth whilst practicing night circuits and landings.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

27-Mar

ROBERTS, GEORGE WILLIAM (1452334) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, LR509 of No 1409 Flt, which crashed at Bluntisham near Wyton 15 minutes after taking off after a fire broke out.  He is buried in Bebington (St Andrew) Churchyard

27-Mar

SABINE, DAVID SHIRLEY (1339838) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, LR509 of No 1409 Flt, which crashed at Bluntisham near Wyton 15 minutes after taking off after a fire broke out.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

27-Mar

BARSZCZEWSKI, Henryk Ludwig(P.704595) age: 20 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, JN669 'G' of No 2 AGS, which spun into the ground at Nairn during a training flight.  He is buried in Petty Parish Churchyard

27-Mar

JACKLIN, JOHN (152117) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX477 of No 21 (P) AFU, which crashed onto a railway line shortly after taking off at night from Wheaton Aston.  He is buried in Aireborough (Guiseley) Cemetery

27-Mar

CALVERT, ARTHUR DFM(160636) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, MS641 of No 21 OTU, which dived into the ground near Bampton in Oxfordshire after control was lost during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Kersal (St Paul) Churchyard

27-Mar

PERRY, VICTOR LEONARD (1392734) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIB, HV978 of No 28 (or 17?) Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire during a tactical recce along the Imphal-Tiddim Road.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

27-Mar

CLARK, JOHN (162142) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, 7283 (ex EX456) of No 62 AS, which crashed following a loss of a wing in flight at Maiselspoort.  He is buried in Bloemfontein (Hamilton) War Cemetery

27-Mar

LANDIES, WILLIAM LINTON HANNAH BAIN (162160) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Harvard IIA, 7283 (ex EX456) of No 62 AS, which crashed following a loss of a wing in flight at Maiselspoort.  He is buried in Bloemfontein (Hamilton) War Cemetery

27-Mar

WESTMORLAND, HENRY OSWALD (1396128) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, EM456 of No 7 AGS, which crashed into the sea off Porthcawl.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Mar

REED, FREDERICK HAROLD (1263049) age: 29 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, EM456 of No 7 AGS, which crashed into the sea off Porthcawl.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Mar

PILBROW, KEITH WYATT (1896653) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving at RAF Bridgnorth and died in the RAF Hospital at Bridgnorth from suppurative meningitis.  He is buried in Ringwood Cemetery.

27-Mar

DOUGHTY, GEORGE ALFRED (1148379) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, JN669 of No 2 AGS, which spun into the ground at Nairn during a training flight.  He is buried in Wavertree (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

27-Mar

CRISP, JOHN CHARLES (1641877) age: 34 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Southampton.  He is buried in West End (St James) Church Cemetery

28-Mar

PORTER, KENNETH LESLIE(158699) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM432 WS-O of No 9 Sqn, which came down near Horncastle in Lincolnshire on a transit flight from Manston.  He is buried in Sutton and Cheam (Cuddington) Cemetery

28-Mar

GLEN, JOHN ALLAN (125760) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS856 'T' of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down in error by a P-51 near Dieppe.  He is buried in Grandcourt War Cemetery

28-Mar

DAVISON, THOMAS (1005742) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS856 'T' of No 107 Sqn, which was shot down in error by a P-51 near Dieppe.  He is buried in Grandcourt War Cemetery

28-Mar

CAPEL, ROYSTON ARTHUR (658712) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was probably  killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AR293 of No 118 Sqn, which hit by another aircraft, BM538 whilst taxying at Sumburgh.  He is buried in Lerwick New Cemetery

28-Mar

GILLANDER, DAVID STUART (R/134421) age: 35 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FK767 of No 161 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Arsley, Bedfordshire during a night practice parachute drop.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

28-Mar

BAUGHAN, ROBERT LEONARD (131985) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FK767 of No 161 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Arsley, Bedfordshire during a night practice parachute drop.  He is buried in Buckingham Cemetery

28-Mar

BREWER, ERIC CLIVE(412419) age: 23 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FK767 of No 161 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Arsley, Bedfordshire during a night practice parachute drop.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

28-Mar

BROCKLEHURST, NORMAN (141687) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson IIIA, FK767 of No 161 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Arsley, Bedfordshire during a night practice parachute drop.  He is buried in Macclesfield Cemetery

28-Mar

REYNOLDS, GEORGE WALTER JOSEPH (1181755) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He possibly died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Oxford II, N6404 of No 271 Sqn, which crashed at Little Rissington after hitting a building on the approach to land the previous day.  He is buried in Greenford Park Cemetery

28-Mar

ECKHARDT, Jozef Mieczyslaw (P.0480) age: 35 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR276 'S'  of No 305 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing in France.  

28-Mar

SOCHACKI, Boleslaw (P.2214) age: 34 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR276 'S'  of No 305 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing in France.  He is buried in Bergen General Cemetery

28-Mar

WILLAN, THOMAS DIXON (991291) age: 29 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, MS754 of No 598 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Stonehaven during an anti-aircraft co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Stanley (Harelaw) Cemetery

28-Mar

McDONALD, RONALD ALEXANDER (J/25482) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, MS754 of No 598 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Stonehaven during an anti-aircraft co-operation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Mar

WISEMAN, CYRIL LESLIE(658369) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 631 Sqn but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Bangor.  He is buried in Nottingham Southern Cemetery.

28-Mar

WINTER, CYRIL EDWARD (648996) age: 23 RAF

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5136 (Airfield Construction) Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

28-Mar

SEFTON, FRANK (1148515) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF604 'C' of No 20 OTU, which came down in the Moray Firth on the approach to Lossiemouth following an engine failure at the conclusion of night cross country.  He is buried in Deane (St Mary) Churchyard

28-Mar

CRAWLEY, CLIFFORD CHARLES (1615729) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF604 'C' of No 20 OTU, which came down in the Moray Firth on the approach to Lossiemouth following an engine failure at the conclusion of night cross country.  He is buried in Hatfield Road Cemetery, St Albans

28-Mar

FULTON, JAMES GERALD (1481142) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF604 'C' of No 20 OTU, which came down in the Moray Firth on the approach to Lossiemouth following an engine failure at the conclusion of night cross country.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Mar

GATE, JOSEPH (1405852) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF604 'C' of No 20 OTU, which came down in the Moray Firth on the approach to Lossiemouth following an engine failure at the conclusion of night cross country.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Mar

TELLING, DENNIS EDWARD (1386550) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF604 'C' of No 20 OTU, which came down in the Moray Firth on the approach to Lossiemouth following an engine failure at the conclusion of night cross country.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-Mar

HILL, ERNEST EDWARD (1290739) age: 37 RAFVR

AC2

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

28-Mar

LINLEY, WILFRED (952014) age: 29 RAFVR

Cpl

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

28-Mar

COX, FRANK HAROLD (1516507) age: 38 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in London Central.  He is buried in Harrow (Pinner) New Cemetery

29-Mar

MARCINKUS, ROMAS (89580) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was captured whilst flying in  of No 1 Sqn, which executed by the Gestapo following The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III at Sagan on 24 Mar 1944.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Mar

STEWART, NEVILLE(104546) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KX885 of No 6 Sqn, which was shot down near Tirana in Albania by flak .  He is buried in Malta Memorial

29-Mar

LAMOND, FRANK RAYMOND (410349) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder, 117780 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce along the Spanish and French coast.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

29-Mar

LEWIS, JOHN WALSH (417089) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder, 117780 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce along the Spanish and French coast.  He is buried in Mataro Roman Catholic Cemetery

29-Mar

McDONALD, WILLIAM CAMERON (4505) age: 27 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder, 117780 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce along the Spanish and French coast.  He is buried in Mataro Roman Catholic Cemetery

29-Mar

LANHAM, RONALD (421990) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder, 117780 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce along the Spanish and French coast.  He is buried in Mataro Roman Catholic Cemetery

29-Mar

PEEDOM, CHARLES MANNING (421620) age: 24 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder, 117780 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce along the Spanish and French coast.  He is buried in Mataro Roman Catholic Cemetery

29-Mar

WOODS, MICHAEL THOMAS (421840) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder, 117780 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce along the Spanish and French coast.  He is buried in Mataro Roman Catholic Cemetery

29-Mar

CHRISTENSEN, ARNOLD GEORGE(413380) age: 21 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AL977 of No 26 Sqn, which captured on 19 Aug 1942 but executed by the Gestapo following The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III at Sagan on 24 Mar 1944.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Mar

KIRBY-GREEN, THOMAS GRESHAM (39103) age: Unknown RAF (RAFO)

Sqn Ldr

He captured during a raid on Duisburg on 17 Oct 1941 whilst flying in Wellington IC, Z8862 BL-B of No 40 Sqn but was shot by the Gestapo following the mass break out from Stalag Luft III.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Mar

BULL, LESLIE GEORGE DFC(43932) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2565 of No 109 Sqn, which was lost on a special duties operation on 5 Nov 1941.  He was executed by the Gestapo following The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III at Sagan on 24 Mar 1944.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Mar

BRETTELL, EDWARD GORDON DFC(61053) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was captured on 26 Sep 1942 whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS313 of No 133 Sqn, which was lost due to very bad weather on a Circus to Morlaix.  He was executed by the Gestapo following The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III at Sagan on 24 Mar 1944.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Mar

KIDDER, GORDON ARTHUR (J/10177) age: 29 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was captured on 13 Oct 1942 whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ775 of No 156 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Kiel, he was executed by the Gestapo following The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III at Sagan on 24 Mar 1944.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Mar

JOHNSON, ROY HENRY (151035) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 236 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Mar

PLATTEN, HENRY WALTER (170410) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was serving with No 236 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Mar

CAMERON, DUNCAN JAMES (J/20058) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained on 26 Mar 1944 whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ814 of No 299 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Brize Norton following an engine failure.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

29-Mar

MONDSCHEIN, JERZY TOMAS () age: 

 

He was captured whilst flying in ? of No 304 Sqn, but was executed by the Gestapo following The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III at Sagan on 24 Mar 1945.  He is buried in

29-Mar

ESPELID, HALLDOR (Nor378) age: 

 

He was captured after making a forced landing near Dunkirk on 27 Aug 1942 whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL588 of No 331 Sqn  but was executed by the Gestapo following The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III at Sagan on 24 Mar 1944.  He is buried in

29-Mar

FUGELSANG, NILS () age: 

2 Lt

He was captured on 2 May 1943 after crash landing during on a 12 Group Ramrod to Flushing whilst flying in Spitfire IX, BS540 'E' of No 332 Sqn , he was executed by the Gestapo following The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III at Sagan on 24 Mar 1944.  He is buried in

29-Mar

PICARD, HENRI ALBERT  (87693) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was captured whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EN796 of No 350 Sqn, which was shot down by Fw 190s on 27 Aug 1942.  He executed by the Gestapo following The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III at Sagan on 24 Mar 1944.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Mar

MORROW, HAROLD ELWOOD (J/85805) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF941 of No 417 Sqn, which was  shot down by enemy fighters over the beaches at Anzio.  He is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio

29-Mar

KIERATH, REGINALD VICTOR (402364) age: 29 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was captured whilst flying in ? of No 450 Sqn, but was executed by the Gestapo following The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III at Sagan on 24 Mar 1944.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Mar

WILLIAMS, JOHN EDWIN ASHLEY (40652) age: 24 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was captured whilst flying in Kittyhawk III, FR270 of No 450 Sqn, which force landed in the desert during a ground attack sortie on 31 Oct 1942 but was executed by the Gestapo following The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III at Sagan on 24 Mar 1944.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Mar

CATANACH, JAMES DFC(400364) age: 22 RAAF

Sqn Ldr

He was captured in early September 1942 whilst attempting to fly Hampden I, AT109 of No 455 Sqn to Russia, he executed by the Gestapo following The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III at Sagan on 24 Mar 1944.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Mar

BUSHELL, ROGER JOYCE(90120) age: 33 AuxAF

Sqn Ldr

He was captured whilst flying in ? of No 601 Sqn, but was executed by the Gestapo following The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III at Sagan on 24 Mar 1944.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Mar

SCHEIDHAUE, BERNARD W M() age: 

 

He was killed whilst flying in  of No ?, which executed by the Gestapo following The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III at Sagan on 24 Mar 1944.  He is buried in

29-Mar

CALADINE, KEITH JERVIS (421159) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT736 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed near Dundonald following the loss of a propeller during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

29-Mar

GOODERHAM, GEOFFREY ARTHUR (425094) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT736 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed near Dundonald following the loss of a propeller during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

29-Mar

GROSVENOR, ROBERT ARCHER (417954) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT736 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed near Dundonald following the loss of a propeller during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

29-Mar

REAY, ERIC LASCELLES (426157) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT736 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed near Dundonald following the loss of a propeller during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

29-Mar

SINCLAIR, PETER (410567) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT736 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed near Dundonald following the loss of a propeller during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

29-Mar

WALKER, RONALD CHARLES (426403) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT736 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed near Dundonald following the loss of a propeller during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

29-Mar

HICKSON, WILLIAM HENRY (1442924) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DT736 of No 1652 HCU, which crashed near Dundonald following the loss of a propeller during a Bullseye sortie.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery

29-Mar

LEWER, FRANK ERNEST (1324593) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Magister I, L8153 or Master II, DL236 of No 22 EFTS, which collided with each other on the approach to Cambridge.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

29-Mar

HOUSLEY, CHRISTOPHER (1581179) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Magister I, L8153 or Master II, DL236 of No 22 EFTS, which collided with each other on the approach to Cambridge.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

29-Mar

WALENN, GILBERT WILLIAM (73022) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was captured on 10 Sep 1941 during a training flight whilst flying in Wellington IC, N2805 of No 25 OTU, which became lost on a bombing practice and strayed across the North Sea, being shot down by flak over Holland.  He was executed by the Gestapo following The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III at Sagan on 24 Mar 1944.  He is buried in Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

29-Mar

BRENTNALL, ANTHONY BOYRE(49595) age: 23 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in either Master II, DL852 of No 5 (P) AFU, which crashed near Condover after hitting a tree at night whilst flying in fog.  He was cremated at  Manchester Crematorium

29-Mar

BROWN, SYDNEY WALTER PERCY (1496122) age: 39 RAFVR

AC1

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

29-Mar

THOMPSON, EDWARD (1698859) age: 21 RAFVR

AC1

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

29-Mar

DICKINSON, ARTHUR MONTAGUE(67150) age: 54 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Chippenham 2 Qtr.  He is buried in Weston-super-Mare Cemetery

29-Mar

PARROTT, FRANK LESLIE(359815) age: 40 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Grimsby.  He is buried in Henley (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

29-Mar

RICE, HARRY (511848) age: 33 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Redruth.  He is buried in St Day (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

29-Mar

GONSALVES, JOHN MICHAEL (1881083) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He died from head injuries sustained on 26 Mar 1944 whilst flying in Martinet I, HP432 of No 8 AGS, which crashed in a forced landing in a field at Hilton Farm near Tain following an engine failure due to fuel starvation.  He is buried in Kiltearn Parish Churchyard, Evanton.

29-Mar

WHENT, DULCIE JOYCE(2000817) age: 23 WAAF

Cpl

She was probably serving at RAF Halton and died from a fractured skull sustained in a fall whilst running down a hill during a walk in the woods near Halton.  She is buried in Mayland (St Barnabas) Churchyard.

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