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Casualties - 31 March 1944 (from 301 Sqn)


31-Mar

KOLANOWSKI, Wlodzimierz Adam (P.0243) age: 30 PAF

Flt Lt

He was captured on 7 Nov 1941 following a raid on Mannheim whilst flying in Wellington  IV, Z1277 GR-Z of No 301 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 Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

31-Mar

KIEWNARSKI, Antoni Wladyslaw (P.0109) age: 45 PAF

Flt Lt

He was captured on 27 Aug 1942 following a raid on Kassel whilst flying in Wellington I, VZ1245 of No 305 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 Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

31-Mar

PAWLUK, Kazimierz (P.0740) age: 37 PAF

Flt Lt

He was captured on 28 Mar 1942 following a raid on Lubeck whilst flying in Wellington II, W5567 SM-M of No 305 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 Poznan Old Garrison Cemetery

31-Mar

VALENTA, ARNOST  (82532) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was captured whilst flying in Wellington IC, L7842 of No 311 Sqn on 6 Feb 1941 following a raid on Boulogne.  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

31-Mar

LABOW, JOHN IRVIN (J/18279) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL633 EQ-L of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Gerolzhofen on the run in to the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

LEAHY, FRANK GEORGE(173969) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL633 EQ-L of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Gerolzhofen on the run in to the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

PATTON, ALVIN ALSTON (J/19028) age: 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL633 EQ-L of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by fighters near Gerolzhofen on the run in to the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

DOIG, JOHN (J/16112) age: 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LV879 QB-A of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Alten-Buseck en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

ATKINS, ROBERT JAMES (J/88345) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LV879 QB-A of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Alten-Buseck en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

BOLTON, JOHN STANLEY (1581788) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LV879 QB-A of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Alten-Buseck en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

ROGERS, THOMAS JAMES (1852120) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LV879 QB-A of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Alten-Buseck en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

STEWART, DONALD (1387541) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LV879 QB-A of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Alten-Buseck en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

CROSLAND, ALFRED HIRST (R/161229) age: 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LV879 QB-A of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Alten-Buseck en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

MacAULAY, NORMAN ALEXANDER (J/19100) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV944 QB-U of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Falkenstein on the run in to the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

PAQUIN, FELIX FREDERIC FLORENT (J/22094) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV944 QB-U of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Falkenstein on the run in to the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

DIGNEY, RODERICK JOSEPH (J/9497) age: 29 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV944 QB-U of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Falkenstein on the run in to the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

MYLES, GEORGE(183075) age: 35 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV944 QB-U of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Falkenstein on the run in to the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

ALLEN, JACK BEATTY (J/88053) age: 32 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV944 QB-U of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Falkenstein on the run in to the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

BERRY, JOHN LA POINT(J/90142) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV944 QB-U of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Falkenstein on the run in to the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

METZLER, HARRY WARREN (J/5666) age: 30 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV944 QB-U of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Falkenstein on the run in to the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

MUNRO, GEORGE EDMUND (J/24218) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW429 KW-R of No 425 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area and crashed at Tauchersreuth during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

TAYLOR, JOHN ROY (J/10787) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW429 KW-R of No 425 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area and crashed at Tauchersreuth during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

MITCHELL, PERCY LAWRENCE(R/127883) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW429 KW-R of No 425 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area and crashed at Tauchersreuth during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

DE WITT, ARTHUR MELVIN (J/88389) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW429 KW-R of No 425 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area and crashed at Tauchersreuth during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

MAJCHROWICZ, FRANK ROBERT (J/58867) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW429 KW-R of No 425 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area and crashed at Tauchersreuth during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

SHEAHAN, JOHN JOSEPH HAROLD (J/86608) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW429 KW-R of No 425 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area and crashed at Tauchersreuth during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

FURLONG, PETER (2214118) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW429 KW-R of No 425 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area and crashed at Tauchersreuth during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

ROBINSON, LEROY EDWARD (J/22460) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS840 OW-C of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area and crashed at Ermreuth during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

CRACKNELL, WALTER CHARLES (J/8353) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS840 OW-C of No 426 Sqn, which Crashed Ermreuth.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

DEVOY, ALEXANDER GORDON (J/85650) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS840 OW-C of No 426 Sqn, which Crashed Ermreuth.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

HAYCOCK, ROY CLIFFORD (J/86607) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS840 OW-C of No 426 Sqn, which Crashed Ermreuth.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

ORR, HUBERT FRANCIS (J/89072) age: 30 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS840 OW-C of No 426 Sqn, which Crashed Ermreuth.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

WRIDE, HAROLD (652571) age: 24 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS840 OW-C of No 426 Sqn, which Crashed Ermreuth.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

MOOSMAN, MILTON CECIL (415551) age: 23 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS840 OW-C of No 426 Sqn, which Crashed Ermreuth.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

CLARK, HAROLD ALEXANDER (J/88361) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS852 OW-Q of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Brotterode en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

31-Mar

CULLEN, SIDNEY HERMAN (J/86606) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS852 OW-Q of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Brotterode en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

31-Mar

LECLAIRE, JOSEPH JACQUES H. GUY (J/16096) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV898 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Herhohn en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

SHANNON, ROBERT ALFRED (J/18167) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV898 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Herhohn en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

WHITE, ROBERT JOHN (J/17506) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV898 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Herhohn en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

ZULAUF, FRANKLIN ROY (J/17205) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV898 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Herhohn en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

HALL, WILLIAM CHURCHILL (J/89730) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV898 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Herhohn en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

HOLLOWAY, VINCENT SYDNEY (1891437) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV898 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Herhohn en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

BISSETT, JACK MONTGOMERY (J/16991) age: 23 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV898 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Herhohn en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

SHOENER, KENNETH FRANK (R/144198) age: 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV898 ZL-D of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Herhohn en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

SOEDER, WILLIAM ERNEST PAUL (J/13272) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV923 ZL-N of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND727 of No 622 Sqn Lancaster near Rachecourt on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

31-Mar

CLAPHAM, WILLIAM PATERSON (1022894) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV923 ZL-N of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND727 of No 622 Sqn Lancaster near Rachecourt on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

31-Mar

STAINTON, ARTHUR JOHN (R/158503) age: 27 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV923 ZL-N of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND727 of No 622 Sqn Lancaster near Rachecourt on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

31-Mar

CORBALLY, JOSEPH CHARLES (J/19835) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV923 ZL-N of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND727 of No 622 Sqn Lancaster near Rachecourt on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

31-Mar

SMITH, LLOYD HENRY (C/18975) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV923 ZL-N of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND727 of No 622 Sqn Lancaster near Rachecourt on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

31-Mar

LAIRD, GEORGE JOHNSTON(J/4896) age: 29 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV923 ZL-N of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND727 of No 622 Sqn Lancaster near Rachecourt on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

31-Mar

GOURDEAU, ARTHUR EDGAR EMIL(J/24665) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW618 ZL-E of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hohenroth en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

HAMMOND, DOUGLAS WILLIAM (J/25064) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW618 ZL-E of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hohenroth en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

McPHEE, WALTER NORVAL (J/12340) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW618 ZL-E of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hohenroth en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

HAWKES, LLOYD MAC (J/91093) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW618 ZL-E of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hohenroth en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

HERGOTT, GERARD ALBERT (J/37214) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW618 ZL-E of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hohenroth en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

WILLIAMS, ALFRED THOMAS (1895323) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW618 ZL-E of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hohenroth en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

BEACH, ROY BERNARD (R/162352) age: 29 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW618 ZL-E of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hohenroth en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

WILSON, JAMES HENRY (J/16948) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK804 AL-Q of No 429 Sqn, which ditched in the English Channel on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

REID, EARLE KERR (J/14021) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK754 QO-Z of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Friedberg en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

CLARKSON, ROBERT LEON (J/90061) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK754 QO-Z of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Friedberg en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

MAY, JOHN ALBERT (575531) age: 21 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK754 QO-Z of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Friedberg en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

NARUM, CHESTER RUSSELL (J/87636) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW682 QO-C of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Grossmaischeid en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

31-Mar

RATHWELL, ROBERT WILLIAM (J/90916) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW682 QO-C of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Grossmaischeid en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

31-Mar

SAPRUNOFF, SAMUEL (J/89247) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW682 QO-C of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Grossmaischeid en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

31-Mar

THOMSON, ROBERT (1572448) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW682 QO-C of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Grossmaischeid en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

PANTON, CHRISTOPHER WITTON (175557) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX272 BM-N of No 433 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Grossmaischeid on the run into the target at Nuremberg.  His two younger brothers eventually bought East Kirkby airfield and Lancaster, NX611 which has been restored to taxying condition and is operated by the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

AWREY, DONALD MCLEAN (J/19610) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX272 BM-N of No 433 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Grossmaischeid on the run into the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

MILWARD, LEO VICTOR (J/85866) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX272 BM-N of No 433 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Grossmaischeid on the run into the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

THOMPSON, JAMES STURGEON (1796355) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX272 BM-N of No 433 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Grossmaischeid on the run into the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

ROST, WILLIAM FRANCIS (R/135105) age: Unknown RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX272 BM-N of No 433 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Grossmaischeid on the run into the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

ANDERSON, PETER ROBERT (28817) age: 27 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED750 AR-E2 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Rodenbach near Koblenz en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

LAX, DOUGLAS GRAHAM (1852128) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED750 AR-E2 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Rodenbach near Koblenz en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

PARMENTER, RICHARD SYDNEY (1804750) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED750 AR-E2 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Rodenbach near Koblenz en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

PITFIELD, ALBERT STANLEY (1318780) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED750 AR-E2 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by flak at Rodenbach near Koblenz en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

HOWARTH, JOHN (50972) age: 23 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND361 AR-R of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter between Fulda and Gersfeld en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

DAWSON, TOM (1372580) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND361 AR-R of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter between Fulda and Gersfeld en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

CHADWICK-BATES, ARTHUR GEORGE JACKSON (412480) age: 33 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND361 AR-R of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter between Fulda and Gersfeld en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

THOMSON, JACK HAMILTON (412774) age: 28 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND361 AR-R of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter between Fulda and Gersfeld en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

GREEN, KENNETH EDWIN (1604776) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND361 AR-R of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter between Fulda and Gersfeld en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

UTZ, ERIC ARTHUR GIBSON (403438) age: 30 RAAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND361 AR-R of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter between Fulda and Gersfeld en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

BEAUMONT, JOHN EDWARD (140860) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND738 AR-E of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down near Ermreuth as it neared the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

HARGREAVES, CHARLES HALEY (421596) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND738 AR-E of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down near Ermreuth as it neared the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

SPARGO, WILLIAM HENRY (418689) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND738 AR-E of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down near Ermreuth as it neared the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

JONES, GLYNN (1684714) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND738 AR-E of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down near Ermreuth as it neared the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

LEGGETT, ALFRED EDWARD (1894509) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND738 AR-E of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down near Ermreuth as it neared the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

SIDDALL, DONALD FRANK (1525067) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND738 AR-E of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down near Ermreuth as it neared the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

MOODY, GEORGE DAVID (1114037) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND738 AR-E of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down near Ermreuth as it neared the target at Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

WARD, KENNETH WILLIAM (409780) age: 34 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV240 PO-D of No 467 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westum en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

LLEWELYN, RONALD ERNEST (410423) age: 28 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV240 PO-D of No 467 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westum en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

DIXON, LEONARD HENRY JOSEPH (1321050) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV240 PO-D of No 467 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westum en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

PREST, WILLIAM (1055466) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV240 PO-D of No 467 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westum en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

PAYNE, CLAUDE CHARLES (1134608) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS863 JI-L of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wulfershausen as it turn onto the final run into the target at Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

CROMBIE, DONALD CHARLES CAMERON (414654) age: 29 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS863 JI-L of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wulfershausen as it turn onto the final run into the target at Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

HILL, HAROLD ROY (1579675) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS863 JI-L of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wulfershausen as it turn onto the final run into the target at Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

McGAHEY, JAMES (1421544) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS863 JI-L of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wulfershausen as it turn onto the final run into the target at Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

TYLER, MORRIS JOSEPH (1323748) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS863 JI-L of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wulfershausen as it turn onto the final run into the target at Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

PATTISON, ALLEN BRUCE(J/94414) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL645 A2-R of No 514 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a go-round at Waterbeach when its landing was prevented by another aircraft on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

31-Mar

SHEPHERD, JOSEPH (2209614) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL645 A2-R of No 514 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting a go-round at Waterbeach when its landing was prevented by another aircraft on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heywood Cemetery, Lancashire

31-Mar

MACKENZIE, CLARENE DUNKIN FRASER (2201271) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL696 JI-A of No 514 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a Ju 88 night fighter near Memmelsdorf en-route to a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

GREGORY, FREDERICK (1283636) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL698 JI-J2 of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oberpleis en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

McCREARY, JAMES DUNCAN (J/89471) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL698 JI-J2 of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oberpleis en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

BYTH, ROBERT (1105202) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL698 JI-J2 of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oberpleis en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

COOKE, ALFRED (2209173) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL698 JI-J2 of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oberpleis en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

FRITH, SANFORD PETER (1589935) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL698 JI-J2 of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oberpleis en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

POND, ERIC RAYMOND WILLIAM (1320161) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL698 JI-J2 of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oberpleis en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

HUGHES, GARTH STEWART (413614) age: 25 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL738 JI-D of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westum en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

SMITH, LLEWELLYN SELWYN (416587) age: 26 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL738 JI-D of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westum en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

GODDARD, OSMOND JOHN (421267) age: 20 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL738 JI-D of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westum en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

WHITBREAD, LESLIE JAMES HENRY (1437285) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL738 JI-D of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westum en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

THORNTON, GEORGE HENRY (1618730) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL738 JI-D of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westum en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

WEST, HARRY (1523926) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL738 JI-D of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westum en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

JEFFERIES, ARTHUR HARRINGTON CGM (1313283) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM425 BQ-N of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Barrage de la Gileppe in Belgium en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

31-Mar

PAXTON, ROBERT HENRY (1329560) age: 39 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM425 BQ-N of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Barrage de la Gileppe in Belgium en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

31-Mar

SIMPSON, HAROLD (1549784) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM425 BQ-N of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Barrage de la Gileppe in Belgium en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

31-Mar

WHITLEY, JAMES WOODBURN (978030) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM425 BQ-N of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Barrage de la Gileppe in Belgium en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

31-Mar

GARRATT, JOHN CHARLES (1577074) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND425 BQ-C of No 550 Sqn, which was hit by fire from a night fighter and exploded over Unterspiesheim as it neared the aiming point on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

JOHNSON, ROBERT (1555812) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND425 BQ-C of No 550 Sqn, which was hit by fire from a night fighter and exploded over Unterspiesheim as it neared the aiming point on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

FOSTER, CHARLES GRIERSON (416105) age: 23 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND425 BQ-C of No 550 Sqn, which was hit by fire from a night fighter and exploded over Unterspiesheim as it neared the aiming point on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

BARRATT, WILFRID (2209552) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND425 BQ-C of No 550 Sqn, which was hit by fire from a night fighter and exploded over Unterspiesheim as it neared the aiming point on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

JOHNS, RONALD GEORGE(909215) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND425 BQ-C of No 550 Sqn, which was hit by fire from a night fighter and exploded over Unterspiesheim as it neared the aiming point on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

McGHIE, JOHN (1521465) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND425 BQ-C of No 550 Sqn, which was hit by fire from a night fighter and exploded over Unterspiesheim as it neared the aiming point on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

WASH, ERIC WILLIAM (1261897) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND425 BQ-C of No 550 Sqn, which was hit by fire from a night fighter and exploded over Unterspiesheim as it neared the aiming point on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

ESPLEY, ERIC CHARLES (49845) age: 22 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM470 UL-U2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oberweid during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

31-Mar

HILDRETH, JOHN ANGUS (1565222) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM470 UL-U2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oberweid during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

31-Mar

BOON, ROY JAMES ALFRED (1603498) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM470 UL-U2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oberweid during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

31-Mar

LAWRENCE, HAROLD RAYMOND (1661026) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM470 UL-U2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oberweid during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

31-Mar

WASHER, LEONARD GEORGE (909411) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM470 UL-U2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oberweid during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

31-Mar

BARTON, CYRIL JOE VC (168669) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK797 LK-E of No 578 Sqn, which made a crash landing at  Ryhope Colliery in County Durham short of fuel after being severely damaged by a night fighter during a raid to Nuremberg.  He awarded a posthumous VC.  He is buried in Kingston-upon-Thames Cemetery

31-Mar

DONOVAN, CHARLES ALBERT (172554) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW478 LK-S of No 578 Sqn, which was attempting to land at  Silverstone in Northamptonshire in poor visibility on its return from a raid to Nuremberg but hit the Assisted Safe Landing equipment masts and crashed into playing fields nearby.  He is buried in Cheadle and Gatley Cemetery

31-Mar

EVANS, THOMAS ARTHUR (159086) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW478 LK-S of No 578 Sqn, which was attempting to land at  Silverstone in Northamptonshire in poor visibility on its return from a raid to Nuremberg but hit the Assisted Safe Landing equipment masts and crashed into playing fields nearby.  He is buried in Llanrhos (or Eglwys-Rhos) (SS Eleri and Mary) Churchyard

31-Mar

McCREANOR, MAURICE(61308) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW478 LK-S of No 578 Sqn, which was attempting to land at  Silverstone in Northamptonshire in poor visibility on its return from a raid to Nuremberg but hit the Assisted Safe Landing equipment masts and crashed into playing fields nearby.  He is buried in Moston (St Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

31-Mar

McLENNAN, ALEXANDER WILLIAM (1339244) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW478 LK-S of No 578 Sqn, which was attempting to land at  Silverstone in Northamptonshire in poor visibility on its return from a raid to Nuremberg but hit the Assisted Safe Landing equipment masts and crashed into playing fields nearby.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

31-Mar

THOMPSON, THOMAS WALTON (1515446) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW478 LK-S of No 578 Sqn, which was attempting to land at  Silverstone in Northamptonshire in poor visibility on its return from a raid to Nuremberg but hit the Assisted Safe Landing equipment masts and crashed into playing fields nearby.  He is buried in Stanley (Harelaw) Cemetery

31-Mar

MATON, RONALD JOHN (1239496) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW478 LK-S of No 578 Sqn, which was attempting to land at  Silverstone in Northamptonshire in poor visibility on its return from a raid to Nuremberg but hit the Assisted Safe Landing equipment masts and crashed into playing fields nearby.  He is buried in Thurrock (West Thurrock) Cemetery

31-Mar

DIXON, WILLIAM ALLISON (J/22058) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ508 LK-N of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Erlangen as it approached the aiming point on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

PINKS, ALBERT EDWARD (1463004) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ508 LK-N of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Erlangen as it approached the aiming point on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

SARGENT, WILLIAM EARL (R/166832) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ508 LK-N of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Erlangen as it approached the aiming point on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

BREAKER, JOHN (1815577) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ508 LK-N of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Erlangen as it approached the aiming point on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

ESSON, PATRICK ALEXANDER (1578038) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ508 LK-N of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Erlangen as it approached the aiming point on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

LOW, GEORGE JACK (1561331) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ508 LK-N of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Erlangen as it approached the aiming point on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

NORRIS, ALLAN BRETHERTON (1588202) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ508 LK-N of No 578 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Erlangen as it approached the aiming point on a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

McCLEAN, JOHN ALLEN (1322963) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED619 GI-T of No 622 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Baumbach en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

READ, LEO ERLE(1218563) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED619 GI-T of No 622 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Baumbach en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

JARVIS, EVERITT FRANKLYN (R/177084) age: 34 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED619 GI-T of No 622 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Baumbach en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

SUTTON, JOHN (169579) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED619 GI-T of No 622 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Baumbach en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

NEWMAN, PERCY (1850048) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED619 GI-T of No 622 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Baumbach en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

RICHARDSON, JOSEPH FRANCIS (1609453) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED619 GI-T of No 622 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Baumbach en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

LABERGE, DANIEL JOSEPH (R/110907) age: 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED619 GI-T of No 622 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Baumbach en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

SCHMIDT, CLEVELAND JULIAN (425061) age: 32 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND767 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, LV923 ZL-W of No 622 Sqn near Rachecourt on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

31-Mar

PICKIN, ERIC (174147) age: 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND767 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, LV923 ZL-W of No 622 Sqn near Rachecourt on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

31-Mar

MERRITT, JOHN PERCIVAL (J/85569) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND767 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, LV923 ZL-W of No 622 Sqn near Rachecourt on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

31-Mar

ASPLEN, RAYMOND JOHN (1331865) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND767 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, LV923 ZL-W of No 622 Sqn near Rachecourt on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

31-Mar

COLLINS, GORDON ROBERT (1869001) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND767 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, LV923 ZL-W of No 622 Sqn near Rachecourt on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

31-Mar

COUP, JOHN (1600454) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND767 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, LV923 ZL-W of No 622 Sqn near Rachecourt on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

31-Mar

PAGE, HENRY FREDRICK (1713536) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND767 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, LV923 ZL-W of No 622 Sqn near Rachecourt on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

31-Mar

ANDERSON, LLOYD GEORGE(R/131824) age: 27 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W5009 CF-Z of No 625 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Udenbreth en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

PITMAN, REGINALD HENRY (171789) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W5009 CF-Z of No 625 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Udenbreth en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

SMITH, FRANK RAYMOND (172030) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W5009 CF-Z of No 625 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Udenbreth en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

BEILBY, PETER RAYMOND (1318936) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W5009 CF-Z of No 625 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Udenbreth en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

WALLIS, NORMAN LESLIE(1809799) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W5009 CF-Z of No 625 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Udenbreth en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

NICHOLLS, THOMAS MUSGROVE(111973) age: 22 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W5009 CF-Z of No 625 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Udenbreth en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

JOHNSTON, ERNEST CARL (R/153793) age: 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, W5009 CF-Z of No 625 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Udenbreth en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

DRAKE, ALAN GEORGE(517789) age: 28 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME664 LE-T of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ruhla en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

31-Mar

JEFFERY, GEORGE WILLIAM (1320877) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME664 LE-T of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ruhla en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

31-Mar

COFFEY, HARRY MORLEY (R/201593) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME664 LE-T of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ruhla en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

31-Mar

JOHNSON, ALLAN GEORGE GARTH (161590) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB288 LE-H of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Altendorf en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

FARNELL, ERNEST ARTHUR (1390007) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB288 LE-H of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Altendorf en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

FRANCE, WILLIAM EDWARD (1439592) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB288 LE-H of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Altendorf en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

McGILL, ARTHUR HENRY (1317896) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB288 LE-H of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Altendorf en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

31-Mar

GREEN, KELVIN CARLYLE(18111) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND337 LE-S of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bickenbach en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

CLARK, RONALD LESLIE(408328) age: 26 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND337 LE-S of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bickenbach en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

HUGHES, THOMAS (1796514) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND337 LE-S of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bickenbach en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

JONES, WILLIAM DONNAN (1523059) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND337 LE-S of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bickenbach en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

MENELL, DAVID VICTOR (1804251) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND337 LE-S of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bickenbach en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

WORBOYS, NORMAN (1542876) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND337 LE-S of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Bickenbach en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

LYON, CHARLES ANTHONY (127908) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB356 F2-X of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Erksdorf en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

ASPIN, VINCENT EARL(1457155) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB356 F2-X of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Erksdorf en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

HOWES, HENRY GEORGE(1393541) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB356 F2-X of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Erksdorf en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

LAWLEY, RAYMOND (1579443) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB356 F2-X of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Erksdorf en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

ATKINSON, JOHN LESLIE(173072) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB356 F2-X of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Erksdorf en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

CHAPPELL, LEONARD ARTHUR (1603984) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB356 F2-X of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Erksdorf en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

GUTHRIE, JOHN CHARLES (1036918) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB356 F2-X of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Erksdorf en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

WHITEHEAD, ALFRED (2206975) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB706 F2-T of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Mademuhlen during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

31-Mar

JOLLEY, KENROY ALFRED (416967) age: 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB706 F2-T of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Mademuhlen during a raid to Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

PEAKE, CHARLES EDWARD (35917) age: 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND711 F2-C of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Steinen en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

PUVER, JAMES (130823) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND711 F2-C of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Steinen en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

WEBB, HUGH JULIAN LANGDON (103010) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND711 F2-C of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Steinen en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

FOX, CLIFFORD EDWARD (1332445) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND711 F2-C of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Steinen en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

LINDSAY, WILLIAM (1562901) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND711 F2-C of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Steinen en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

MOULDING, EDWARD ROBERT REGINALD (1618889) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND711 F2-C of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Steinen en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

NORTON, LESLIE VALENTINE(1872390) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND711 F2-C of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Steinen en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

WOODS, FREDERICK WALTER (136862) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW500 C8-Z of No 640 Sqn, which ditched off French coast after being hit by flak near Dieppe on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

BURKE, DAVID WARNOCK (J/86415) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW500 C8-Z of No 640 Sqn, which ditched off French coast after being hit by flak near Dieppe on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

CRORY, WEIR (1795076) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW500 C8-Z of No 640 Sqn, which ditched off French coast after being hit by flak near Dieppe on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

EASTMAN, REGINALD ARTHUR (1251915) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW500 C8-Z of No 640 Sqn, which ditched off French coast after being hit by flak near Dieppe on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

HADEN, WILLIAM (1431390) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW500 C8-Z of No 640 Sqn, which ditched off French coast after being hit by flak near Dieppe on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

JAMIESON, ALLAN JAMES NOLF (1823518) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW500 C8-Z of No 640 Sqn, which ditched off French coast after being hit by flak near Dieppe on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

STILLIARD, MICHAEL MARTIN (1588796) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW500 C8-Z of No 640 Sqn, which ditched off French coast after being hit by flak near Dieppe on its return from a raid to Nuremberg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

31-Mar

CORCORAN, MARTIN MICHAEL (414769) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW549 C8-B of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wolferbutt en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

31-Mar

LAIDLAW, JAMES DUTTON (J/23294) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW549 C8-B of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wolferbutt en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

31-Mar

SHUTTLE, FREDERICK WILLIAM (174066) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW549 C8-B of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wolferbutt en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

31-Mar

CUTLER, DENNIS GEORGE(1391319) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW549 C8-B of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wolferbutt en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

31-Mar

CARLETON, REGINALD HARVEY (J/23360) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW555 C8-L of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Halbs en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

O'BRIEN, CHARLES EDWARD (J/23895) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW555 C8-L of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Halbs en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

VAN FLEET, RALPH DOUGLAS (J/25706) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW555 C8-L of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Halbs en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

BAKE, EDMUND (1676545) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW555 C8-L of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Halbs en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

MARTIN, ERIC (1667417) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW555 C8-L of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Halbs en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

McFADDEN, TERENCE CHRISTOPHER (1523124) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW555 C8-L of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Halbs en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

WANGLER, ARTHUR LEVETT (1393635) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW555 C8-L of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Halbs en-route to a raid on Nuremberg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

31-Mar

INCE, GEORGE ALEXANDER (1640757) age: 21 RAFVR

AC1

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

31-Mar

COCHRAN, DENNIS HERBERT (122441) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was captured on 8 Oct 1942 whilst flying in Whitley V, AD671 of No 10 OTU which lost on an anti-submarine patrol but 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

31-Mar

LANGFORD, PATRICK WILSON (C/1631) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was captured on 28 Jul 1942 following a raid on Hamburg whilst flying in Wellington IC, R1450 'Y1' of No 16 OTU 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

31-Mar

HEWINS, LESLIE DAVID (1654906) age: 38 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 282 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

31-Mar

BRUNT, GEORGE ARTHUR DEVONSHIRE(1606097) age: 19 RAFVR

LAC

He died from Pneumonia having been injured whilst flying in Anson II, 7469 of No 7 SFTS, which crashed on take-off following an engine fire on 24 Mar 1944.  He is buried in Fort Macloed (Union) Cemetery.

31-Mar

PAVITT, ALFRED (1460444) age: 40 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Battersea 2 Qtr.  He was cremated at  South London Crematorium, Mitcham

31-Mar

COX, WALTER JOHN (904964) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

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

31-Mar

HILL, GEORGE EDWARD (42126) age: 28 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito NF XIII, MM578 of No 13 OTU, which broke up over Cockayne, Hatley in Bedfordshire during a test flight .  He is buried in Nuneaton (Attleborough) Cemetery.

31-Mar

ALLEN, WILLIAM GEORGE DFM (170456) age: 32 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito NF XIII, MM578 of No 13 OTU, which broke up over Cockayne, Hatley in Bedfordshire during a test flight .  He is buried in Hampstead Cemetery.

31-Mar

O'CONNELL, MICHAEL (965960) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in the district of Roscrae, Tipperary in Ireland.  He is buried in Thurles (St Patrick's) Cemetery.

31-Mar

RHODES, NEVILLE WILLIAM (1620791) age: 21 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Warwick 2 Qtr.  He is buried in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery

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