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Casualties - 11 April 1944


11-Apr

PEAK, COLIN ALBERT (417110) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV198 WS-U of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pierre-des-Corps in France during a raid on railway targets at Tours.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

HOGAN, JOHN (1520414) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV198 WS-U of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pierre-des-Corps in France during a raid on railway targets at Tours.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

KINDRED, ERIC WARNFORD (1582218) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV198 WS-U of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pierre-des-Corps in France during a raid on railway targets at Tours.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

NELSON, JOHN WEIR (971413) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV198 WS-U of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pierre-des-Corps in France during a raid on railway targets at Tours.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

TORBETT, VERNON WILLIAM GEORGE (1578567) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV198 WS-U of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pierre-des-Corps in France during a raid on railway targets at Tours.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

VAREY, THOMAS WILLIAM (1116187) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV198 WS-U of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pierre-des-Corps in France during a raid on railway targets at Tours.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

WILKES, J E USAAF() age: Killed

Flt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV198 WS-U of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Pierre-des-Corps in France during a raid on railway targets at Tours.  He is buried in US Military Cemetery, St-Laurent-sur-Mer

11-Apr

HOWELL, GORDON CHARLES (1851966) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV858 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, which was abandoned during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier in France, but he did not survive.  He is buried in London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval

11-Apr

BARNES, WILLIAM GEORGE (135727) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV858 ZA-J of No 10 Sqn, which was abandoned during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier in France, but he did not survive.  He was cremated at  Birmingham (Perry Bar) Crematorium

11-Apr

RICHARDS, FRANK WILLIAM (172305) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND844 PH-M of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Sailly-Cambrai in France during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

JOHNSON, RONALD (650531) age: 25 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND844 PH-M of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Sailly-Cambrai in France during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

BARLOW, RONALD KENNETH (RON) (1578220) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND844 PH-M of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Sailly-Cambrai in France during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

SMITH, JOHN (1890212) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND844 PH-M of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Sailly-Cambrai in France during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

TAYLOR, ERIC BELMONT (1332670) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND844 PH-M of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Sailly-Cambrai in France during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

WRIGHT, FRANK (1457557) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND844 PH-M of No 12 Sqn, which came down near Sailly-Cambrai in France during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

YERBY, GEORGE WILLIAM (158091) age: 23 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR252 'S' of No 23 Sqn, which crashed near Vias during a patrol.  He is buried in Vias Communal Cemetery.

11-Apr

KINGSBURY, JAMES HENRY (JIM) (158548) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR252 'S' of No 23 Sqn, which crashed near Vias during a patrol.  He is buried in Vias Communal Cemetery.

11-Apr

MELNICK, NICHOLAS (J/21183) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL899 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hauxbroek in Belgium during raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

BACON, DONOVAN JOHN (132592) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL899 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hauxbroek in Belgium during raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

RICHARD, CLARENCE EDWIN (R/154916) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL899 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hauxbroek in Belgium during raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

COWARD, CLIFFORD WILLIAM (171192) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL899 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hauxbroek in Belgium during raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

HENNESSEY, JOHN PATRICK (1802604) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL899 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hauxbroek in Belgium during raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

MONCK, PETER (1318155) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL899 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hauxbroek in Belgium during raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

WEEDON, STANLEY WILLIAM (1587438) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL899 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hauxbroek in Belgium during raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

HARTLEY, CHARLES THOMAS (J/26313) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV880 MH-C of No 51 Sqn, which exploded after being severely damaged in a head-on attack by a night fighter near Davenescourt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Davenescourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

HALL, HORACE MERVYN (410158) age: 31 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV880 MH-C of No 51 Sqn, which exploded after being severely damaged in a head-on attack by a night fighter near Davenescourt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Davenescourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

PECK, GORDON JOSEPH WILLIAM (1812386) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV880 MH-C of No 51 Sqn, which exploded after being severely damaged in a head-on attack by a night fighter near Davenescourt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Davenescourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

OSBORN, JOHN BRUCE (408733) age: 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV880 MH-C of No 51 Sqn, which exploded after being severely damaged in a head-on attack by a night fighter near Davenescourt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Davenescourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

WILLIAMS, ERIC ALBERT (157067) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA695 QR-W of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on  a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

BEESLEY, DOUGLAS RICHARD (1391522) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA695 QR-W of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on  a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

PARRY, EDWARD (1052458) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA695 QR-W of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on  a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

GARDNER, SPENCER ARTHUR GRAFTON (1324764) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA695 QR-W of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on  a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

PARKER, JOHN LEWIS (1146642) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA695 QR-W of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on  a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

WOODVINE, ARTHUR BRADLEY (778204) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA695 QR-W of No 61 Sqn, which was lost on  a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

RUDD, ROYAL ROBERT (418303) age: 31 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV877 EY-S of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Pierrecourtt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

HAWKINS, VERNON HENRY (1576122) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV877 EY-S of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Pierrecourtt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

TAIT, LAWRENCE (174330) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV877 EY-S of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Pierrecourtt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

GRAHAM, ROBERT (1570906) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV877 EY-S of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Pierrecourtt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

SMITH, WALTER NORMAN (1590321) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV877 EY-S of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Pierrecourtt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

WEATHERBY, CHARLES LEWIS (R/130225) age: 24 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV877 EY-S of No 78 Sqn, which came down near Pierrecourtt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

McCONNELL, VICTOR (159570) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND389 OL-A of No 83 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a night fighter near Beerse in Belgium during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

WATTS, ALFRED JOHN SPENCER (135663) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND389 OL-A of No 83 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a night fighter near Beerse in Belgium during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

VICKERS, HARRY SIDNEY (1576350) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND389 OL-A of No 83 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a night fighter near Beerse in Belgium during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

BRADSHAW, GORDON HAMER (1338925) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND389 OL-A of No 83 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a night fighter near Beerse in Belgium during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

POWELL, TERENCE (1654832) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND389 OL-A of No 83 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a night fighter near Beerse in Belgium during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

SURGEY, WALTER (1575402) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND389 OL-A of No 83 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a night fighter near Beerse in Belgium during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

THROSBY, WILLIAM JOHN (1818982) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND389 OL-A of No 83 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a night fighter near Beerse in Belgium during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

11-Apr

MARTIN, HARRY MCNAUGHTON (J/24644) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND395 OL-E of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

11-Apr

DENNY, PETER FREDERICK (120438) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND395 OL-E of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

11-Apr

GRIER, JAMES (1485173) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND395 OL-E of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

11-Apr

LEES, DAVID MORRISON (1521116) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND395 OL-E of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

11-Apr

WILSON, HENRY JAMES (1797767) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND395 OL-E of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

11-Apr

LOGAN, JAMES ALEXANDER (R/194248) age: 30 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND395 OL-E of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

11-Apr

POWELL, JAMES HENRY (1818344) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH947 XY-S of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Icklingham, Suffolk in the circuit to land at Tuddenham following an engine failure on its return from a SOE operation.  He is buried in Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery

11-Apr

WALLER, CHARLES PETER (1801943) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 90 Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Eastbourne.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Apr

TOOLEY, JAMES ARTHUR (1480698) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV288 SR-Q of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter as it returned from a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

11-Apr

MUNSLOW, ERIC (911937) age: 25 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV288 SR-Q of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter as it returned from a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

11-Apr

STANSFIELD, GEOFFREY EGERTON (920528) age: 25 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV288 SR-Q of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter as it returned from a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

11-Apr

DILLON, MICHAEL FREDERICK (411866) age: 26 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB732 PM-S of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Meharicour as it returned from a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

ARMSTRONG, JOHN WALKER (42996) age: 28 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB732 PM-S of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Meharicour as it returned from a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

BOWLER, REGINALD PATRICK (1626590) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB732 PM-S of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Meharicour as it returned from a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

SHORT, MYRDDIN (975396) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford II, X7291 of No 116 Sqn, which crashed at Collyweston after hitting a tree whilst 'beating up' the airfield.  He is buried in Willesden New Cemetery

11-Apr

CAMERON, GREGOR (1553854) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF502 OJ-G of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Jean-le-Vieux during a SOE operation to the South of France.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

11-Apr

TURNER, JACK (1127989) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF502 OJ-G of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Jean-le-Vieux during a SOE operation to the South of France.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

11-Apr

BRAY, DOUGLAS (173004) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF502 OJ-G of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Jean-le-Vieux during a SOE operation to the South of France.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

11-Apr

NORTHOVER, DUDLEY LEONARD (162782) age: 30 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF502 OJ-G of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Jean-le-Vieux during a SOE operation to the South of France.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

11-Apr

BRISTOW, ANTHONY EDWIN (639378) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF502 OJ-G of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St-Jean-le-Vieux during a SOE operation to the South of France.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

11-Apr

KEMP, HOWARD KEITH (411514) age: 22 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, MM505 of No 151 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 over the Bay of Biscay during an Instep patrol.  He is buried in Pornic War Cemetery

11-Apr

MAIDMENT, JAMES REVELEY (1585685) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XII, MM505 of No 151 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 over the Bay of Biscay during an Instep patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

STEVENSON, ERIC CLIFFORD CHARLESWORTH (1236718) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM475 of No 151 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 over the Bay of Biscay during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

PENMAN, WILLIAM GEORGE (1230772) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM475 of No 151 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 over the Bay of Biscay during an ASR patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

CHEVERTON, CHARLES JAMES (133430) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably  killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF812 of No 155 Sqn, which failed to return from an operation.  He is buried in Calcutta (Bhowanipore) Cemetery, Kolkata

11-Apr

SINGLETON, JOHN ALBERT (152438) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK826 NP-Y of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Laverriere in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

SMITH, ALBERT JOHN (151615) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK826 NP-Y of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Laverriere in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

GRAHAM, JAMES BANKS (JIMMY) (1345209) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK826 NP-Y of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Laverriere in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

INGLE, GEOFFREY (2211981) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK826 NP-Y of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Laverriere in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

MILLS, LEONARD (1593533) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK826 NP-Y of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Laverriere in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

SHARP, JOHN (1823063) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK826 NP-Y of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Laverriere in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

DREDGE, WALTER FRANK (120439) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK826 NP-Y of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Laverriere in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

GIBSON, ARNOLD ROY ALEXANDER (J/87558) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW723 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Erches in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

ROBBINS, DENNIS GEORGE (623468) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW723 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Erches in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

TURNER, JAMES JOHN (JIMMY) (749921) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW723 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Erches in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

WILLIAMS, JOHN CLIFFORD (1819867) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW723 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Erches in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

LANGSTON, FRANCIS SAMUEL (141691) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ452 NP-Z of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loeuilly in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

ELLIOTT, HENRY MILTON (J/27133) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ452 NP-Z of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loeuilly in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

COUCHMAN, LEONARD NEIL (424430) age: 31 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ452 NP-Z of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loeuilly in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

ANSTEY, WILLIAM JAMES (1652768) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ452 NP-Z of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loeuilly in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

LAWRY, KENNETH (1450070) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ452 NP-Z of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loeuilly in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

LEES, HARVEY EDWARD (2211846) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ452 NP-Z of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loeuilly in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

PHOENIX, GEORGE DENIS (2215390) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ452 NP-Z of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loeuilly in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

11-Apr

DISS, ROBERT WILLIAM (1445548) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ533 NP-G of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Caix in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

HEARD, PHILIP THOMAS (1393141) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ533 NP-G of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Caix in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

SIMS, THOMAS EDWARD FREDERICK (1320290) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ533 NP-G of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Caix in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

ROWLEY, LESLIE GEORGE (1890653) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ533 NP-G of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Caix in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

SOMERVILLE, WILLIAM (1553634) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ533 NP-G of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Caix in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

TAYLOR, HARRY (1891931) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ533 NP-G of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Caix in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

WENHAM, PHILIP ANTHONY (JACK) (1458038) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ533 NP-G of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Caix in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

BOOTH-SMITH, PETER WILLIAM (133371) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK738 MA-T of No 161 Sqn, which came down in woods near St-Hilaire sur Rille in France during Operation John 98/Breugel on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in St Hilaire sur Rille Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

WILLSON, JOHN RIVERS HERBERT (151016) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK738 MA-T of No 161 Sqn, which came down in woods near St-Hilaire sur Rille in France during Operation John 98/Breugel on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in St Hilaire sur Rille Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

FIRTH, ERNEST JAMES (R/156084) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK738 MA-T of No 161 Sqn, which came down in woods near St-Hilaire sur Rille in France during Operation John 98/Breugel on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in St Hilaire sur Rille Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

McGIBBON, JAMES EDMUND (R/154079) age: 25 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK738 MA-T of No 161 Sqn, which came down in woods near St-Hilaire sur Rille in France during Operation John 98/Breugel on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in St Hilaire sur Rille Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

JOHNSON, DUNCAN ALFRED (1592490) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK738 MA-T of No 161 Sqn, which came down in woods near St-Hilaire sur Rille in France during Operation John 98/Breugel on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in St Hilaire sur Rille Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

PARKER, GEORGE OLIVER (1817628) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK738 MA-T of No 161 Sqn, which came down in woods near St-Hilaire sur Rille in France during Operation John 98/Breugel on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in St Hilaire sur Rille Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

DOYLE, GEORGE TEMPLE (R/126409) age: 32 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK738 MA-T of No 161 Sqn, which came down in woods near St-Hilaire sur Rille in France during Operation John 98/Breugel on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in St Hilaire sur Rille Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

MERCER, ERNEST (1287371) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LK738 MA-T of No 161 Sqn, which came down in woods near St-Hilaire sur Rille in France during Operation John 98/Breugel on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in St Hilaire sur Rille Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

STEPHEN, HERBERT INGRAM (123837) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD783 of No 169 Sqn, which spun into the ground whilst executing a slow roll near Little Snoring.  He is buried in Auchterless Burial Ground

11-Apr

CLIFTON, ALBERT EDWIN (123289) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DD783 of No 169 Sqn, which spun into the ground whilst executing a slow roll near Little Snoring.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

11-Apr

HADLEY, ROBERT STEWART (J/26622) age: 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ822 of No 190 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off from Tarrant Rushton for a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Apr

NUNN, KENNETH STANLEY (418459) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ823 of No 190 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off from Tarrant Rushton for a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Apr

ZIERSCH, LESLIE ERNEST (417690) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ824 of No 190 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off from Tarrant Rushton for a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Apr

CROUDIS, PETER (415239) age: 24 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ825 of No 190 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off from Tarrant Rushton for a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Apr

SAMPSON, DOUGLAS JOHN (422571) age: 24 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ826 of No 190 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off from Tarrant Rushton for a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Apr

MITCHELL, JOHN WILLIE (1591883) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ827 of No 190 Sqn, which dived into the ground shortly after taking off from Tarrant Rushton for a SOE sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

11-Apr

BRIDGES, NEAL (J/18176) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL540 of No 194 Sqn, which flew into high ground on an overshoot at 'Aberdeen' airstrip whilst delivering troops.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Apr

SCOTT, JAMES RONALD (124545) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL540 of No 194 Sqn, which flew into high ground on an overshoot at 'Aberdeen' airstrip whilst delivering troops.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Apr

MELLSOP, RAYMOND GILMOUR (413449) age: 33 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL540 of No 194 Sqn, which flew into high ground on an overshoot at 'Aberdeen' airstrip whilst delivering troops.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

11-Apr

WOODCRAFT, RAYMOND THOMAS (148763) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Mosquito VI, LR345 or LR349 of No 248 Sqn, which failed to return from an attack on flak ships near St Nazaire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

MILNE, WILFRED WILLIAM MURDOCH (1324169) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, MM413 of No 248 Sqn, which flew into high ground in Cornwall shortly after taking off on patrol.  He is buried in Isleworth Cemetery

11-Apr

HUNT, PETER (655135) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, MM413 of No 248 Sqn, which flew into high ground in Cornwall shortly after taking off on patrol.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery

11-Apr

SZPINALSKI, Boguslaw (P.703941) age: 21 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF188 of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational patrol.  He is buried in

11-Apr

MALYNICZ, Lech Kazimierz (P.0463) age: 33 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF188 of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational patrol.  He is buried in

11-Apr

SIADECKI, Edward Mikolaj (P.792851) age: 23 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF188 of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational patrol.  He is buried in

11-Apr

CZEKALSKI, Waclaw (P.784143) age: 25 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF188 of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational patrol.  He is buried in

11-Apr

POZIOMEK, Stanislaw (P.0087) age: 36 PAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF188 of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational patrol.  He is buried in Bilbao British Cemetery

11-Apr

MATLAK, Franciszek  (P.781111) age: 27 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF188  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational patrol.  He is buried in

11-Apr

STANCZUK, Edward Tytus (P.0049) age: 41 PAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF188  of No 304 Sqn, which failed to return from an operational patrol.  He is buried in

11-Apr

VAN HAMEL, JACOB WILLEM  (132085) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, NH700 of No 322 Sqn, which crashed near Rothbury.  He is buried in Chevington Cemetery

11-Apr

McDOUGALL, ROBERT BRUCE (410609) age: 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND586 AR-B of No 460 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter near Vieux-Mesnil in France during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Mauberge-Centre Cemetery

11-Apr

PROBERT, ARTHUR HAROLD (420054) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND586 AR-B of No 460 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter near Vieux-Mesnil in France during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Mauberge-Centre Cemetery

11-Apr

RYAN, KEITH FRANCIS (418695) age: 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND586 AR-B of No 460 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter near Vieux-Mesnil in France during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Mauberge-Centre Cemetery

11-Apr

HOGG, WILLIAM GEORGE (429322) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND586 AR-B of No 460 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter near Vieux-Mesnil in France during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Mauberge-Centre Cemetery

11-Apr

PALFREYMAN, AUSTIN HARDCASTLE (425207) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND586 AR-B of No 460 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter near Vieux-Mesnil in France during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Mauberge-Centre Cemetery

11-Apr

ROBBINS, DENNIS (1338956) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND586 AR-B of No 460 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter near Vieux-Mesnil in France during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Mauberge-Centre Cemetery

11-Apr

WISEMAN, BASIL GUY (1603151) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND586 AR-B of No 460 Sqn, which was shot by a night fighter near Vieux-Mesnil in France during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Mauberge-Centre Cemetery

11-Apr

LAMB, COLIN NEILSON (400387) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX274 HD-X of No 466 Sqn, which came down near  Rogecourt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Rogecourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

BOURKE, PATRICK JOHN (426822) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX274 HD-X of No 466 Sqn, which came down near  Rogecourt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Rogecourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

INCE, ROY ALLEYN(418954) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX274 HD-X of No 466 Sqn, which came down near  Rogecourt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Rogecourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

JACOB, HERBERT ALFRED (420203) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX274 HD-X of No 466 Sqn, which came down near  Rogecourt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Rogecourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

WESTERMAN, ROBERT STEPHEN (418779) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX274 HD-X of No 466 Sqn, which came down near  Rogecourt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Rogecourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

HARMAN, ARTHUR SAMUEL (1804459) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX274 HD-X of No 466 Sqn, which came down near  Rogecourt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Rogecourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

BOND, JOHN CECIL (420433) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV875 HD-F of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rosieres-en-Santerret in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

KEYS, JOHN NEVILLE (426112) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV875 HD-F of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rosieres-en-Santerret in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

SHEEAN, BRIAN LEO (409855) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV875 HD-F of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rosieres-en-Santerret in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

WARREN, CLIFFORD YOUNG (427047) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV875 HD-F of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rosieres-en-Santerret in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

MESSENGER, DONALD KENNETH (1588224) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV875 HD-F of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rosieres-en-Santerret in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

WHITE, JOHN ARTHUR (1548168) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV875 HD-F of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rosieres-en-Santerret in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

MAUNDER, JOHN HENRY (412562) age: 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV875 HD-F of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rosieres-en-Santerret in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

HENN, CLEMENT HERBERT (424001) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL639 JI-R of No 514 Sqn, which was lost over Belgium during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

11-Apr

MOULSDALE, JOHN RUSSELL (415482) age: 32 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL639 JI-R of No 514 Sqn, which was lost over Belgium during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

11-Apr

THACKRAY, NOEL WILLIAM FAULKNER (409973) age: 27 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL639 JI-R of No 514 Sqn, which was lost over Belgium during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

11-Apr

BANFIELD, CLIVE WALTER (1832773) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL639 JI-R of No 514 Sqn, which was lost over Belgium during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

11-Apr

HUGHES, PATRICK (1575442) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL639 JI-R of No 514 Sqn, which was lost over Belgium during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

11-Apr

BROMLEY, REGINALD ERNEST (424363) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL639 JI-R of No 514 Sqn, which was lost over Belgium during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

11-Apr

LOGAN, JOHN JAMES (135108) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL836 BQ-E of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Achiet-le-Petit in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Achiet-le-Petit Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

POTTER, JOHN FOSTER (J/23136) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL836 BQ-E of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Achiet-le-Petit in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Achiet-le-Petit Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

PICTON, RICHARD WILLIAM (129769) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL836 BQ-E of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Achiet-le-Petit in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Achiet-le-Petit Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

WAYCOTT, WILLIAM HUGH (145708) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL836 BQ-E of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Achiet-le-Petit in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Achiet-le-Petit Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

ESSAR, WILLIAM (J/90741) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL836 BQ-E of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Achiet-le-Petit in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Achiet-le-Petit Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

GUEST, THOMAS HENRY (1801227) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL836 BQ-E of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Achiet-le-Petit in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Achiet-le-Petit Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

WILLIAMS, KENNETH PERCY CHARLES (908406) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL836 BQ-E of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Achiet-le-Petit in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Achiet-le-Petit Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

BARNSDALE, FRANK SHARP(155493) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL830 UL-R2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Cambrai during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

EDWARDS, ERNEST CHARLES (1321526) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL830 UL-R2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Cambrai during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER GRANT (J/85824) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL830 UL-R2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Cambrai during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

CLAMP, CLIFFORD (1509139) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL830 UL-R2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Cambrai during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

MORRIS, GRENVILLE MALCOMBE (1583482) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL830 UL-R2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Cambrai during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

TORODE, JAMES (1253971) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL830 UL-R2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Cambrai during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

WILLETT, KEVIN JOSEPH (1575690) age:  RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL830 UL-R2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Cambrai during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Cambrai (Route de Solesmes) Communal Cemetery

11-Apr

BARRON, OSWALD JAMES MILMAN (33217) age: 27 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was serving with No 576 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

LYNCH, EDWARD THOMAS (413398) age: 26 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE421 of No 603 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst making an RP attack on a caique in Livadhi Bay.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

11-Apr

SYKES, CYRIL CLUCAS (176006) age: 34 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE421 of No 603 Sqn, which was shot down by flak whilst making an RP attack on a caique in Livadhi Bay.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

11-Apr

PRITCHARD, JOHN LEONARD (54285) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL784 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

11-Apr

HABERFIELD, IVOR RONALD FRANK (1416572) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL784 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

11-Apr

HILLIER, RAYMOND (1851609) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL784 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

11-Apr

McGILVRAY, JOHN WILLIAM EUNSON DUNCAN (134533) age: 32 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL784 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

11-Apr

MUNRO, ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG (1075155) age: 31 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL784 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

11-Apr

McGIFFEN, HERBERT (542658) age: 25 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED808 GI-U of No 622 Sqn, which was lost north of Le Havre during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

11-Apr

ALLAN, JAMES MORTON (1487859) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED808 GI-U of No 622 Sqn, which was lost north of Le Havre during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

11-Apr

BUTCHER, NORMAN (1320767) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED808 GI-U of No 622 Sqn, which was lost north of Le Havre during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

11-Apr

WRAGG, ALEXANDER (1247336) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED808 GI-U of No 622 Sqn, which was lost north of Le Havre during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

11-Apr

BURROWS, FRANK REGINALD (416824) age: 29 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED808 GI-U of No 622 Sqn, which was lost north of Le Havre during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

11-Apr

STANLEY, THOMAS JOHN (1581810) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED808 GI-U of No 622 Sqn, which was lost north of Le Havre during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Ste Marie Cemetery, Le Havre

11-Apr

KING, JOHN JAMES (1395486) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED808 GI-U of No 622 Sqn, which was lost north of Le Havre during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

11-Apr

NOLAN, FRANCIS THOMAS (1397479) age: 35 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND636 CF-O of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Pont-de-Metz during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

11-Apr

GREEN, WILLIAM JOHN (421702) age: 20 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND636 CF-O of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Pont-de-Metz during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

11-Apr

AYRES, ALFRED WILLIAM WALTER (1865089) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND636 CF-O of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Pont-de-Metz during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

11-Apr

BRIMELOW, RONALD (1521038) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND636 CF-O of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Pont-de-Metz during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

11-Apr

RAMSAY, JAMES (1822163) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND636 CF-O of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Pont-de-Metz during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

11-Apr

BOTTOMLEY, HARRY FREDERICK (R/207383) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND636 CF-O of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Pont-de-Metz during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens

11-Apr

LEADER, ROBERT ARTHUR (J/19261) age: 21 RCAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB470 F2-M of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Roosendaal during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

11-Apr

CANDY, ARTHUR ROBERT (137471) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB470 F2-M of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Roosendaal during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Roosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery

11-Apr

LEWIS, SAMUEL JAMES ROSS (934272) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB470 F2-M of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Roosendaal during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Roosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery

11-Apr

HIGHTON, CHRISTOPHER (1390721) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB470 F2-M of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Roosendaal during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Roosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery

11-Apr

COULSON, JOSEPH FREDERICK (1890267) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB470 F2-M of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Roosendaal during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Roosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery

11-Apr

ROSENBERG, ERNEST DENNIS (1586996) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB470 F2-M of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Roosendaal during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Roosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery

11-Apr

TUPMAN, DENNIS HENRY (1851985) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB470 F2-M of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Roosendaal during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Roosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery

11-Apr

DUNLOP, ROBERT (151051) age: 26 RAFVR

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW441 C8-T of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Eercheu during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

11-Apr

AXTON, ROBERT HENRY (54664) age: 21 RAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW441 C8-T of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Eercheu during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

11-Apr

JACKSON, ALFRED LESLIE (1451476) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW441 C8-T of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Eercheu during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

11-Apr

JUDD, JAMES (1393694) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW441 C8-T of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Eercheu during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

11-Apr

McNAUGHTON, JOHN (1342754) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW441 C8-T of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Eercheu during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

11-Apr

PHILLIPS, WILLIAM MYLES (2209715) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW441 C8-T of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Eercheu during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

11-Apr

WHITFIELD, HAROLD WILLIAM (1581969) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW441 C8-T of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Eercheu during a raid against railway targets at Aulnoye.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

11-Apr

SALT, SAMUEL (1427471) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 2728 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Totnes.  He is buried in Tipton Cemetery

11-Apr

BLACKBURN, STANLEY (55647) age: 23 RAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD419 of No 113 Wing, which crashed on take off from Atkinson Field, British Guyana following an engine failure.  He is buried in Georgetown (Rabbit Walk) Cemetery

11-Apr

STUBNER, RICHARD FRANK(J/29635) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD419 of No 113 Wing, which crashed on take off from Atkinson Field, British Guyana following an engine failure.  He is buried in Georgetown (Rabbit Walk) Cemetery

11-Apr

PROBERT, KENNETH FREDERICK (J/29636) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD419 of No 113 Wing, which crashed on take off from Atkinson Field, British Guyana following an engine failure.  He is buried in Georgetown (Rabbit Walk) Cemetery

11-Apr

LOWIN, WILLIAM JOHN CLIFFORD (1862913) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK456 GP-T of No 1661 HCU, which crashed onto the airfield at Winthorpe following an engine fire as it took off for a practice bombing sortie.  He is buried in Cheshunt New Burial Ground

11-Apr

FRISBY, LEONARD (1817031) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK456 GP-T of No 1661 HCU, which crashed onto the airfield at Winthorpe following an engine fire as it took off for a practice bombing sortie.  He is buried in Dudley Borough Cemetery

11-Apr

CHARLESWORTH, GILBERT ALAN (J/25023) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK456 GP-T of No 1661 HCU, which crashed onto the airfield at Winthorpe following an engine fire as it took off for a practice bombing sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Apr

LANGLOIS, JOHN D'ARCY (J/85717) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK456 GP-T of No 1661 HCU, which crashed onto the airfield at Winthorpe following an engine fire as it took off for a practice bombing sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

11-Apr

DUNN, THOMAS (1824300) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK456 GP-T of No 1661 HCU, which crashed onto the airfield at Winthorpe following an engine fire as it took off for a practice bombing sortie.  He is buried in Newton Parish Churchyard

11-Apr

BUCKLEY, EDGAR WILLIAM (1396829) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK456 GP-T of No 1661 HCU, which crashed onto the airfield at Winthorpe following an engine fire as it took off for a practice bombing sortie.  He is buried in Orpington (All Saints) Churchyard

11-Apr

NICHOLL, ROBERT (1821022) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK456 GP-T of No 1661 HCU, which crashed onto the airfield at Winthorpe following an engine fire as it took off for a practice bombing sortie.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

11-Apr

ROBERTSON, JAMES MILLER (657943) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK456 GP-T of No 1661 HCU, which crashed onto the airfield at Winthorpe following an engine fire as it took off for a practice bombing sortie.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

11-Apr

THOMSON, WILLIAM BAIRD (1565415) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK456 GP-T of No 1661 HCU, which crashed onto the airfield at Winthorpe following an engine fire as it took off for a practice bombing sortie.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

11-Apr

O'CONNOR, ARMEL GORDON (1896465) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF471 'D' of No 30 OTU, which dived out of cloud and crashed at Skelton near Goole during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Guildford Cemetery

11-Apr

GALE, CHARLES HENRY GEORGE (174617) age: 31 RAFVR

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He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF471 'D' of No 30 OTU, which dived out of cloud and crashed at Skelton near Goole during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Herringfleet (St Margaret) Churchyard

11-Apr

NEWELL, FRANCIS GEORGE (168745) age: 34 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF471 'D' of No 30 OTU, which dived out of cloud and crashed at Skelton near Goole during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in High Wycombe Cemetery

11-Apr

SMITH, RONALD VICTOR (1615009) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF471 'D' of No 30 OTU, which dived out of cloud and crashed at Skelton near Goole during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Little Yeldham (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

11-Apr

PHILIP, SYDNEY (1568737) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF471 'D' of No 30 OTU, which dived out of cloud and crashed at Skelton near Goole during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in New Pitsligo Parish Churchyard

11-Apr

SMITH, ROBERT CHARLES (1575616) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HF471 'D' of No 30 OTU, which dived out of cloud and crashed at Skelton near Goole during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Nottingham Northern Cemetery

11-Apr

MASSEY, CHARLES WILLIAM (1575137) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN245 of No 84 OTU, which crashed at Rothwell, Northamptonshire following an engine failure whilst practicing circuits at Desborough.  He is buried in Castle Donnington Cemetery

11-Apr

BUSH, WILLIAM ANDREW (1324130) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN245 of No 84 OTU, which crashed at Rothwell, Northamptonshire following an engine failure whilst practicing circuits at Desborough.  He is buried in Horsell (St Mary) Churchyard

11-Apr

TUBMAN, RONALD VERNON (428830) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN245 of No 84 OTU, which crashed at Rothwell, Northamptonshire following an engine failure whilst practicing circuits at Desborough.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

11-Apr

KADER HAMIM (8173) age: Unknown IL

Private

He was killed/died whilst serving with the Iraq Levies, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery

11-Apr

McGILL, WILLIAM (1561243) age: 37 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 Camelon Cemetery

11-Apr

RASTALL, WALTER GEORGE (1207817) age: 28 RAFVR

AC2

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

11-Apr

ELDON, ELLA ESTERINA (2112312) age: 28 WAAF

ACW1

She was serving at a station near Newark and was killed whilst cycling around the airfield.  She is buried in Whitehaven Cemetery.

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