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Casualties - 8 - 10 April 1944


08-Apr

BEALE, HEATHCOTE HUIA BUTLER DFC and Bar(41465) age: 27 RNZAF

Sqn Ldr

He was flying in Wellington X, LN853 of No 37 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid to Budapest on 3/4 Apr 1944.  He baled out but broke his back when he landed in the River Danube and died four days later in the German Military Hospital at Semlin.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

08-Apr

SELBY, CLIFFORD JOHN (1818677) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP139 'B' of No 70 Sqn, which ditched in the Danube after being hit by flak during a minelaying sortie.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

08-Apr

BURR, JEFFERY JAMES KELLAWAY (126874) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP139 'B' of No 70 Sqn, which ditched in the Danube after being hit by flak during a minelaying sortie.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

08-Apr

DADD, FRANK (989707) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP139 'B' of No 70 Sqn, which ditched in the Danube after being hit by flak during a minelaying sortie.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

08-Apr

KINDER, JOHN BERNARD (1526562) age: 29 RAFVR

LAC

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

08-Apr

SMITH, CHARLES ARTHUR (917722) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was captured on 27 Sep 1943 whilst flying in Stirling III, EF515 of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Hannover and possibly died from heart failure in Stalag IVB at Muhlberg.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

08-Apr

MORRIN, IAN ANDERSON (42072) age: 24 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FZ102 of No 122 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Arnhem during a Ranger sortie.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

08-Apr

HOWSE, KENNETH WILLIAM (1667482) age: 23 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 355 Sqn and possibly died from injuries sustained in an accident involving Liberator III, BZ852 which caught fire whilst being refuelled at Salbani on 7 Apr 1944.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

08-Apr

LAWLER, BRYAN FRANCIS (409466) age: 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA408 of No 458 Sqn, which managed to evacuate the aircraft after ditching following an engine failure during an anti-submarine patrol but did not survive to be rescued.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

08-Apr

McGEE, ALEXANDER EDWARD (420032) age: 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA408 of No 458 Sqn, which managed to evacuate the aircraft after ditching following an engine failure during an anti-submarine patrol but did not survive to be rescued.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

08-Apr

ANDERSON, DONALD ALBERT (401756) age: 25 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA408 of No 458 Sqn, which managed to evacuate the aircraft after ditching following an engine failure during an anti-submarine patrol but did not survive to be rescued.  He is buried in Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa

08-Apr

KNOX, MALCOLM THOMAS FOSTER (415537) age: 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA408 of No 458 Sqn, which managed to evacuate the aircraft after ditching following an engine failure during an anti-submarine patrol but did not survive to be rescued.  He is buried in Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa

08-Apr

LACEY, HERBERT (1431978) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE282 of No 603 Sqn, which ditched off Samos after being hit by flak.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial.

08-Apr

REGAN, LANCELOT THOMAS DANIEL (1653027) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5672 of No 1 LFS, which dived steeply into the ground near Caistor during an air test.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

08-Apr

KILLICK, GEORGE VALENTINE FRANK (2235144) age: 29 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5672 of No 1 LFS, which dived steeply into the ground near Caistor during an air test.  He is buried in Chatham (Palmerston Road) Cemetery

08-Apr

SPILLER, ALFRED HENRY (1701237) age: 19 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5672 of No 1 LFS, which dived steeply into the ground near Caistor during an air test.  He is buried in Exeter Higher Cemetery

08-Apr

KING, THOMAS (924601) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5672 of No 1 LFS, which dived steeply into the ground near Caistor during an air test.  He is buried in Lambeth Cemetery

08-Apr

FREER, RONALD PERCY (1488529) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5672 of No 1 LFS, which dived steeply into the ground near Caistor during an air test.  He is buried in Leicester (Gilroes) Cemetery

08-Apr

QUINTON, HAROLD (1517380) age: 34 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5672 of No 1 LFS, which dived steeply into the ground near Caistor during an air test.  He is buried in Ramsbottom Cemetery

08-Apr

CAMPLING, ERIC FRANK KNOWLES (42049) age: 23 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5672 of No 1 LFS, which dived steeply into the ground near Caistor during an air test.  He is buried in St George (St George) (or Cegidog or Llansantsior) Churchyard

08-Apr

STEVENTON, EDWARD ROLAND (1621778) age: 20 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, R5672 of No 1 LFS, which dived steeply into the ground near Caistor during an air test.  He is buried in Urmston Cemetery

08-Apr

EISE, HENRY GEORGE (J/21349) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DK920 of No 7 (P) AFU, which spun into the ground near Nassington in Northamptonshire during a formation practice flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-Apr

ANDERSON, ROBERT ALWYN (148934) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 893 AMES, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

08-Apr

CARTER, JOSEPH GEORGE JAMES (975838) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Essex S W.  He is buried in/or was cremated at the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

08-Apr

DENNIS, EDGAR COWLEY (1164514) age: 38 RAFVR

LAC

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

08-Apr

LUXMOOR, CHARLES MANATON GROSVENOR (82231) age: 45 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

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

09-Apr

HARTLEY, WILLIAM NOEL (1214193) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ598 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down whilst laying mines off Melos in Greece.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

09-Apr

CHAMBERS, JOSEPH ARTHUR (1431658) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ598 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down whilst laying mines off Melos in Greece.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

09-Apr

HOLMBERG, CARL DELBERT THEODORE (J/10169) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, HZ598 of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down whilst laying mines off Melos in Greece.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

09-Apr

SMITH, ROBERT BARNSLEY (402757) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX ML921 GB-X of No 105 Sqn, which swung on take off from Bourn but collided with an obstruction.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

09-Apr

RODRIGUES, ALFRED (909080) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 196 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Fulham Palace Road Cemetery

09-Apr

MUIR, ALEXANDER (1550925) age: 26 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 355 Sqn and possibly died from injuries sustained in an accident involving Liberator III, BZ852 which caught fire whilst being refuelled at Salbani on 7 Apr 1945.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

09-Apr

THOMAS, ARTHUR LEONARD (1809886) age: 31 RAFVR

AC2

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Albacore I, X9117 of No 415 Sqn, which crashed near Bosham in Sussex after control was lost in a turn during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in/or was cremated at  Islington Cemetery and Crematorium

09-Apr

McFARLAND, ERIC (127822) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Albacore I, X9117 of No 415 Sqn, which crashed near Bosham in Sussex after control was lost in a turn during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Clifton-in-Workington Churchyard

09-Apr

MACKIE, PETER DENNIS (127824) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Albacore I, X9117 of No 415 Sqn, which crashed near Bosham in Sussex after control was lost in a turn during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Totteridge (St Andrew) New Churchyard

09-Apr

LOFT, LESLIE GEORGE (104798) age: 36 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Albacore I, X9117 of No 415 Sqn, which crashed near Bosham in Sussex after control was lost in a turn during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in West Thorney (St Nicholas) Churchyard

09-Apr

WESTCOTT, FREDERICK GREGORY (R/162723) age: 20 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 434 and was killed when he was hit by a military vehicle at Croft.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

09-Apr

BARBER, SIDNEY BASIL (1216017) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME727 AR-X2 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Binbrook en-route to a raid on Villeneuve.  He is buried in Acock's Green (St Mary) Churchyard

09-Apr

MANSFIELD, RONALD (420225) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME727 AR-X2 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Binbrook en-route to a raid on Villeneuve.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

09-Apr

SIMPSON, BRYON JOHN JOSEPH (412200) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME727 AR-X2 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Binbrook en-route to a raid on Villeneuve.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

09-Apr

WEEKES, WALTER DAVID (423957) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME727 AR-X2 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Binbrook en-route to a raid on Villeneuve.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

09-Apr

McKENZIE, WILLIAM DOUGLAS (410367) age: 26 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME727 AR-X2 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Binbrook en-route to a raid on Villeneuve.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

09-Apr

CROUCH, JOHN LOWES (1437428) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME727 AR-X2 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Binbrook en-route to a raid on Villeneuve.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

09-Apr

PYNE, JOHN SEPTIMUS (1852477) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME727 AR-X2 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking off from Binbrook en-route to a raid on Villeneuve.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

09-Apr

HOOKER, ALFRED DONALD (2216027) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 31 Mar 1944 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 Killay (Siloam) Baptist Chapelyard

09-Apr

CRONK, JOHN HENRY (1280178) age: 22 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 2799 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Christchurch.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery

09-Apr

CUMMINGS, ROBERT MILLAR (1343268) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2832 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Surrey S E.  He is buried in Grangemouth (Grandsable) Cemetery

09-Apr

SHEPHERD, ROLAND CADWELL (646154) age: 24 RAF

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 132 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

09-Apr

BAMFORD, RICHARD BENNER (R/50259) age: 26 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 6 Apr 1944 whilst flying in Canso, 9809 of No 162 RCAF, which crashed into the sea and caught fire off Reykjavik.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

09-Apr

SMITH, DOUGLAS ALLAN (1802113) age: 21 RAF

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Oxford I, N6338 or NM415 of No 21 (P) AFU, which collided with each other near Tatenhill.  He is buried in Coleshill (All Saints) Churchyard, Amersham

09-Apr

JONES, JAMES WALTER (618625) age: 26 RAF

LAC

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ682 of No 22 SFTS, which crashed near Umvuma in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

09-Apr

HUTCHINSON, MARCUS MOWBRAY AFC (90058) age: 37 AuxAF

Wg Cdr

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

09-Apr

WILSON, HERBERT CHARLES (1205705) age: 36 RAFVR

Cpl

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

09-Apr

COOMBES, GEORGE THOMAS (1511399) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Hull Eastern Cemetery

09-Apr

KILLNER, BERNARD (1038156) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

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 Liverpool (West Derby) Cemetery

10-Apr

TURNBULL, IAN ALEXANDER (127222) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, PA901 'J' of No 4 Sqn, which failed to return from a high level PR sortie over Noball (V-1) sites in the Knocke-Hult area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

KEATES, HENRY MOSTYN (1853799) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB709 PH-O of No 12 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Esbjerg Harbour, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

QUANSTROM, WILLIAM (J/26350) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB709 PH-O of No 12 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Esbjerg Harbour, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

ROBINSON, GEORGE (J/23353) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB709 PH-O of No 12 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Esbjerg Harbour, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

CAIRNS, JOHN CALDWELL (53886) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB709 PH-O of No 12 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Esbjerg Harbour, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

ROSS, JAMES ALBERT MCLEAN (172466) age: 28 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB709 PH-O of No 12 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Esbjerg Harbour, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

ABBOTT, HARRY (1580720) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB709 PH-O of No 12 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Esbjerg Harbour, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

POLDEN, GEORGE EDWARD (902730) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB709 PH-O of No 12 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Esbjerg Harbour, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

BORDISS, RONALD JOHN (136427) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND701 TL-F of No 35 Sqn, which was lost whilst marking the Lille-Deliverance goods station.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

10-Apr

TALBOT, LIONEL MOORE (1392407) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND701 TL-F of No 35 Sqn, which was lost whilst marking the Lille-Deliverance goods station.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

10-Apr

RANDS, IAN ALBERT (410725) age: 24 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB725 DX-M of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Jelling, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

GARRICK, FRANCIS JULIAN HERBERT (1206061) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB725 DX-M of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Jelling, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

FINCH, JACK (420553) age: 29 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB725 DX-M of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Jelling, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

QUINN, HAROLD EDWARD (J/88694) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB725 DX-M of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Jelling, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

ROBSON, JOHN GEORGE (1683375) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB725 DX-M of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Jelling, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

SMEDLEY, ROBERT (2204600) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB725 DX-M of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Jelling, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

WEST, HARRY BATEMAN (1517246) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB725 DX-M of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Jelling, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

DICKIE, ALEXANDER GORDON (J/9270) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND675 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

PRICE, ARTHUR WILLIAM (1335208) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND675 HW-S of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter over Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

BERNALDO, JACK (410115) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND420 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Brande, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

BRADLEY, THOMAS WALLACE (422115) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND420 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Brande, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

NIMMO, JAMES ANDREW HAROLD (401638) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND420 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Brande, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

THORNTON, ARTHUR THOMAS (410792) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND420 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Brande, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

ROBERTS, JAMES MANDERSON (1567921) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND420 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Brande, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

CADMAN, PETER ERIC (145333) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Mosquito IX ML921 GB-X of No 105 Sqn, which swung on take off from Bourn but collided with an obstruction.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

10-Apr

HELLER, PETER KEVIN (133364) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FZ108 of No 122 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Texel during a Ranger sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

SANDERS, RICHARD VERNON (125979) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK382 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Esmery-Hallon in France during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

10-Apr

LINDHARD, STEN (1577356) age: 35 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK382 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Esmery-Hallon in France during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

10-Apr

McGREGOR, DONALD (169673) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK382 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Esmery-Hallon in France during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

10-Apr

PATRICK, JOHN WALKER (J/19501) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK382 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Esmery-Hallon in France during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

10-Apr

HARDMAN, THOMAS (635378) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK382 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Esmery-Hallon in France during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

10-Apr

WARDEN, THOMAS (1049823) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK382 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Esmery-Hallon in France during a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

10-Apr

KEMP, CYRIL RAYMOND (1417183) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK382 OJ-Q of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Esmery-Hallon in France during a SOE sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

DYCKHOFF, GEORGE EDWARD (1172812) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND625 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Zeeland, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Faarevejle Churchyard

10-Apr

CLOUGH, KENNETH (1483603) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND625 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Zeeland, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Kalundborg General Cemetery

10-Apr

POUND, HENRY WATKIN (1624676) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND625 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Zeeland, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Kalundborg General Cemetery

10-Apr

DUNSTAN, PERCY JAMES (174022) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND625 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Zeeland, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Odden (Overby) Churchyard

10-Apr

SHIELDS, FRED GEORGE (1086114) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND625 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Zeeland, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Odden (Overby) Churchyard

10-Apr

McCALLUM, JOHN MALCOLM (R/106339) age: 21 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND625 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Zeeland, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Odden (Overby) Churchyard

10-Apr

DUNLOP, THOMAS RUSSELL (1559799) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND625 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Zeeland, Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Sejero Cemetery

10-Apr

PLUMRIDGE, PETER (89795) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang I, AL969 of No 168 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Beachy Head whilst flying in fog.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

10-Apr

HANKS, CHARLES RAYMOND (1609340) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME688 EM-E of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

HESLOP, THOMAS (1569035) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME688 EM-E of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

MACPHERSON, JOHN (135103) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME688 EM-E of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Norre Lyngvig Churchyard

10-Apr

EDMONDS, STANLEY ALLAN (421187) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME688 EM-E of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Nysogn Churchyard

10-Apr

McLEOD, ALEXANDER CORBETT (J/24650) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME688 EM-E of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

DUFFY, ROBERT (1343829) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME688 EM-E of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

MILLS, STANLEY HARRY (1852086) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME688 EM-E of No 207 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

DAVIDSON, TREVOR EWART (1227419) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 207 Sqn, and was probably killed when a bomb being fused in the station bomb dump exploded.  He is buried in Cheam (St Dunstan) Churchyard

10-Apr

JONES, IDRIS EURFYL (1661195) age: 21 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 207 Sqn, and was probably killed when a bomb being fused in the station bomb dump exploded.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

ROURKE, EDWARD (1699385) age: 23 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 207 Sqn, and was probably killed when a bomb being fused in the station bomb dump exploded.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

ELFNER, PAUL JAMES (J/22281) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR264 'H' of No 439 Sqn, which was last seen in cloud near Beachy Head.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

ROBB, LAURENCE WILLIAM (418879) age: 33 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME663 AR-M of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ale, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

CROSBY, PETER ALAN (416656) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME663 AR-M of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ale, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

BILLETT, CLIVE (414191) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME663 AR-M of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ale, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

CHAPMAN, LESLIE HAROLD (410641) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME663 AR-M of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ale, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

BENDER, MILTON HAROLD (173405) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME663 AR-M of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ale, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

BROOKS, JAMES LENNOX (426045) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB600 AR-O of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Torrild, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

FLEMING, PAUL STUART (421657) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB600 AR-O of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Torrild, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

HOSIER, JOHN STANLEY (420388) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB600 AR-O of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Torrild, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

BURKE, ROBERT WILLIAM (420438) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB600 AR-O of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Torrild, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

HENRY, ANDREW (420385) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB600 AR-O of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Torrild, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

STEEDMAN, H (1813152) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB600 AR-O of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Torrild, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

RYAN, LEONARD MYLES (422302) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB734 AR-R2 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gunderup, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

BOYCE, WILLIAM GEORGE (421239) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB734 AR-R2 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gunderup, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

MARTIN, DONALD HENRY (417503) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB734 AR-R2 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gunderup, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

OBERHARDT, EDGAR (426943) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB734 AR-R2 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gunderup, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

PROUD, ROBERT JOHN (413894) age: 26 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB734 AR-R2 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gunderup, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

EDWARDS, SIDNEY (1257237) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB734 AR-R2 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gunderup, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

McKINSTRY, THOMAS (1566471) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB734 AR-R2 of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gunderup, Denmark on its return from a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

10-Apr

SMITH, JOHN GEORGE (1097090) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KG269 of No 512 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Cambois (St Peter) New Burial Ground

10-Apr

TEED, RONALD (152147) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KG269 of No 512 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Croydon (Mitcham Road) Cemetery

10-Apr

BRUMWELL, THOMAS WILLIAM (152176) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KG269 of No 512 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

10-Apr

EASTELL, DOUGLAS (658099) age: 26 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KG269 of No 512 Sqn, which .  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

10-Apr

BIGGS, DAVID LOUIS (153189) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, N5948 3P- of No 515 Sqn, which crashed near Coulomniers in France during a Bomber Support sortie to Lille.  He is buried in Villeneuve-St Georges New Communal Cemetery

10-Apr

WHITMILL, HARRY (149354) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, N5948 3P- of No 515 Sqn, which crashed near Coulomniers in France during a Bomber Support sortie to Lille.  He is buried in Villeneuve-St Georges New Communal Cemetery

10-Apr

LEGON, FREDERICK VERNON (128578) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in  of No 540 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie to Friedrichshafen.  He is buried in Verdun-sur-Meuse (Faubourg Pave) French National Cemetery

10-Apr

CUMMING, ERNEST ROBERT (J/18599) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, EN330 of No 542 Sqn, which failed to return from a PR sortie over V-1 sites in the Pas de Calais.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

WILSON, THOMAS FERGUSON (J/12709) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND820 F2-W of No 635 Sqn, which crashed near Swineshead in Lincolnshire after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

10-Apr

BANNAN, JOSEPH BERNARD (1007262) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND820 F2-W of No 635 Sqn, which crashed near Swineshead in Lincolnshire after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

FARRANT, DOUGLAS JAMES (1388878) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND820 F2-W of No 635 Sqn, which crashed near Swineshead in Lincolnshire after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

HUNTER, ANTHONEY IVOR GWYNNE (1358626) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND820 F2-W of No 635 Sqn, which crashed near Swineshead in Lincolnshire after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

MALTHOUSE, REUBEN HORACFREDERICK (1386763) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND820 F2-W of No 635 Sqn, which crashed near Swineshead in Lincolnshire after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

NIXON, JOHN WILLIAM (R/163358) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND820 F2-W of No 635 Sqn, which crashed near Swineshead in Lincolnshire after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

LORD, ROLAND THORNTON (748357) age: 25 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND820 F2-W of No 635 Sqn, which crashed near Swineshead in Lincolnshire after catching fire in the air.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

COWELL, GEORGE FREDERICK (872406) age: 46 AuxAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 932 Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, his death being registered in .  He is buried in Hull Northern Cemetery

10-Apr

HARNELL, ALBERT (1595185) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD271 of No 10 OTU, which dived into the ground and burst into flames near Wallingford in Oxfordshire following a structural failure during a cross-country flight.  He is buried in Alverthorpe (St Paul) Churchyard

10-Apr

PETTITT, GEOFFREY LESLIE (1803782) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD271 of No 10 OTU, which dived into the ground and burst into flames near Wallingford in Oxfordshire following a structural failure during a cross-country flight.  He is buried in Burwash Weald (St Philip) Churchyard

10-Apr

NEWTON, FREDERICK WILLIAM (129719) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD271 of No 10 OTU, which dived into the ground and burst into flames near Wallingford in Oxfordshire following a structural failure during a cross-country flight.  He is buried in Farlington (St Andrew) Churchyard

10-Apr

CANTLIN, CHARLES PATRICK (1600636) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD271 of No 10 OTU, which dived into the ground and burst into flames near Wallingford in Oxfordshire following a structural failure during a cross-country flight.  He is buried in Mortlake Cemetery

10-Apr

MAYOW, THEODORE DAVID (1262062) age: 29 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD271 of No 10 OTU, which dived into the ground and burst into flames near Wallingford in Oxfordshire following a structural failure during a cross-country flight.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

10-Apr

REGAN, TERENCE ARTHUR (1800834) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD271 of No 10 OTU, which dived into the ground and burst into flames near Wallingford in Oxfordshire following a structural failure during a cross-country flight.  He is buried in Woolwich Cemetery

10-Apr

CAPEWELL, DENIS CLAUDE (1483697) age: 22 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, BD271 of No 10 OTU, which dived into the ground and burst into flames near Wallingford in Oxfordshire following a structural failure during a cross-country flight.  He was cremated at  Leeds (Lawns Wood) Crematorium

10-Apr

LEE, RUPERT ARTHUR GEORGE (1808609) age: 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 17 SFTS (Canada) but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery

10-Apr

O'CONNOR, MICHAEL JOHN (1902486) age: 41 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving with No 202 MU, and was on leave when he died at the Jervis Street Hospital or Hostel.  He is buried in Ballyglass Cemetery

10-Apr

JONES, JOHN GARETH DUDLEY (148546) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst serving with No 22 SFTS but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery

10-Apr

PALSEN, GEORGE JOSEPH HERMAN (J/35086) age: 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9163 FB-O of No 24 OTU, which was lost over the Irish Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

REAUME, ROBERT FRANCIS CHARLES (R/187678) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9163 FB-O of No 24 OTU, which was lost over the Irish Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

MECHEFSK, THOMAS WILFRED (R/173960) age: Unknown RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9163 FB-O of No 24 OTU, which was lost over the Irish Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

SMITH, FREDERICK CURTIS (R/175155) age: 26 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9163 FB-O of No 24 OTU, which was lost over the Irish Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

SCHIMMENS, ROY FREDRICK (R/125729) age: 26 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, Z9163 FB-O of No 24 OTU, which was lost over the Irish Sea during a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

DUGGAN, FRANCIS ANTHONY (923078) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE480 of No 304 FTU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Denton following an engine failure.  He is buried in Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery

10-Apr

WYATT, GEORGE DENIS (761390) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE480 of No 304 FTU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Denton following an engine failure.  He was cremated at  Stockport Crematorium

10-Apr

RUTHERFORD, THOMAS (J/35668) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master, AZ725 of No 5 (P) AFU, which crashed on take-off from Chetwynd after hitting the wind-sock.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

10-Apr

HARDIE, GEOFFREY (156938) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Master, AZ725 of No 5 (P) AFU, which crashed on take-off from Chetwynd after hitting the wind-sock.  He is buried in Stockport (Willow Grove) Cemetery

10-Apr

KIRBY, ALLAN JACK (635960) age: 23 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 7 Filter Flt but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Palembang.  He is buried in Jakarta War Cemetery

10-Apr

RICHARDSON, WILFRED (745445) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ584 of No 8 (C) OTU, which crashed near Dyce following a double engine failure.  He is buried in Woodborough Cemetery

10-Apr

WOOSNAM, RONALD DAVID (538755) age: 29 RAF

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving at DAF Ad HQ, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

10-Apr

SLOPER, JOHN LAMBERT (147214) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB471 of the PFNTU, which crashed near Llanwrtyd Wells in Breconshire after catching fire in the air during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

10-Apr

SHIELDS, GORDON JAMES BAYNE (R/164713) age: 28 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB471 of the PFNTU, which crashed near Llanwrtyd Wells in Breconshire after catching fire in the air during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

10-Apr

FARMER, WILLIAM WALTER (1603478) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB471 of the PFNTU, which crashed near Llanwrtyd Wells in Breconshire after catching fire in the air during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

10-Apr

WARRENGER, STANLEY JOSEPH (2220811) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB471 of the PFNTU, which crashed near Llanwrtyd Wells in Breconshire after catching fire in the air during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

10-Apr

MALZAN, ALBERT PAUL (R/750) age: 30 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB471 of the PFNTU, which crashed near Llanwrtyd Wells in Breconshire after catching fire in the air during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

10-Apr

JOHNSTONE, HENRY (1119201) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB471 of the PFNTU, which crashed near Llanwrtyd Wells in Breconshire after catching fire in the air during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Whitburn Cemetery

10-Apr

CLEMINSON-PASSEY, JOHN HAROLD (2210186) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB471 of the PFNTU, which crashed near Llanwrtyd Wells in Breconshire after catching fire in the air during a cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Widnes Cemetery

10-Apr

GREEN, JOHN DALE (33253) age: 28 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB471 of the PFNTU, which crashed near Llanwrtyd Wells in Breconshire after catching fire in the air during a cross-country exercise.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

10-Apr

OWEN, CYRIL (1804320) age: 21 RAFVR

AC2

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Harvard II, AJ682 of No 22 SFTS, which crashed near Umvuma in Southern Rhodesia.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

10-Apr

CLEWS, WALTER (1584554) age: 20 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving at RAF Spilsby and was probably killed when a bomb being fused in the station bomb dump exploded.  He is buried in Boldmere (St  Michael) Churchyard

10-Apr

ROULLIER, EDWARD THOMAS (1253688) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Spilsby and was probably killed when a bomb being fused in the station bomb dump exploded.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

10-Apr

FLEMING, THOMAS (1795114) age: 20 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving at RAF Spilsby and was probably killed when a bomb being fused in the station bomb dump exploded.  He is buried in Garvagh Second Presbyterian Churchyard

10-Apr

HAWORTH, FRANK (1699416) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was serving at RAF Spilsby and was probably killed when a bomb being fused in the station bomb dump exploded.  He is buried in Newchurch-in-Rossendale (St Nicholas) Churchyard

10-Apr

ARCHER, JOHN RICHARD (1095103) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was serving at RAF Spilsby and was probably killed when a bomb being fused in the station bomb dump exploded.  He is buried in Nottingham Northern Cemetery

10-Apr

BARRETT, ALFRED GALLAGHER (1018655) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Spilsby and was probably killed when a bomb being fused in the station bomb dump exploded.  He is buried in Old Monkland Cemetery

10-Apr

WRIGHT, THOMAS (1026044) age: 37 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving at RAF Spilsby and was probably killed when a bomb being fused in the station bomb dump exploded.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

10-Apr

HART, DONALD ALFRED (536850) age: 26 RAF

Cpl

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

10-Apr

EVANS, DOROTHY ANN (2078021) age: 25 WAAF

LACW

She was serving with No 1658 HCU but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Swansea.  She is buried in Elerch (St Peter) Churchyard.

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