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Casualties - 16 - 18 April 1944


16-Apr

TURNBULL, JOHN (1097185) age: 29 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 12 Sqn but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Lincoln.  He is buried in Cambois (St Peter) New Burial Ground

16-Apr

DOWNER, WILLIAM WATSON DFC(J/86143) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH623 of No 93 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off the coast between Castel Volturno and Mondragone on its return from the Anzio beach-head.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

16-Apr

CUNNINGHAM, ROBERT DAVID (1561939) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE344 of No 104 Sqn, which collided with Wellington, LP146 in the circuit at Foggia Main.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Apr

HALL, GEORGE BRIAN (1435459) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE344 of No 104 Sqn, which collided with Wellington, LP146 in the circuit at Foggia Main.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Apr

BUNYAN, JOHN WALTER ROBERT ANDRE (1392128) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE344 of No 104 Sqn, which collided with Wellington, LP146 in the circuit at Foggia Main.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Apr

EMBERSON, EDWIN NERTON (419883) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE344 of No 104 Sqn, which collided with Wellington, LP146 in the circuit at Foggia Main.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Apr

GISSING, FREDERICK WILLIAM (425637) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, HE344 of No 104 Sqn, which collided with Wellington, LP146 in the circuit at Foggia Main.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Apr

RIMMER, JOHN WILLIAM HENRY (632547) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP146 of No 104 Sqn, which collided with Wellington, HE334 in the circuit at Foggia Main.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Apr

ASHBEE, FRANK (960386) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP146 of No 104 Sqn, which collided with Wellington, HE334 in the circuit at Foggia Main.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Apr

CORLYON, DONALD JOY (1005441) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP146 of No 104 Sqn, which collided with Wellington, HE334 in the circuit at Foggia Main.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Apr

CHADWICK, VIVIAN RAYMUND (1578279) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP146 of No 104 Sqn, which collided with Wellington, HE334 in the circuit at Foggia Main.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Apr

BEELEY, JOHN STUART (1579482) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP146 of No 104 Sqn, which collided with Wellington, HE334 in the circuit at Foggia Main.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

16-Apr

DEAR, KENNETH (412922) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, (not JG130) of No 253 Sqn, which crashed on take-off following an engine failure whilst making a test flight.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

16-Apr

HARRISON, JAMES (1439228) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX646 of No 21 (P) AFU, which flew into trees on a night take off from Wheaton Aston.  He is buried in Hoghton (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

16-Apr

KRENZ, Marian(P.781734) age: 29 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8095  of No 61 OTU, which flew into a tree at Grub Street in Staffordshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Shawbury (St Mary the Virgin) Churchyard

16-Apr

McMULLEN, HENRY SHARP(999911) age: 28 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at Kuantan but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

16-Apr

MIDDLETON, WALTER DONALD (1714830) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Holderness.  He is buried in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery.

17-Apr

MOORE, DENIS JOHN (135117) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ800 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Ju 88s whilst on an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

ROBERTS, GRANVILLE (46251) age: 27 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ800 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Ju 88s whilst on an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

ALEXANDER, JACK ARNOLD (421874) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ800 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Ju 88s whilst on an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

BOX, MALCOLM (420859) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ800 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Ju 88s whilst on an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

NOPPER, FREDERICK HENRY (1293712) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ800 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Ju 88s whilst on an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

REED, HERBERT GEORGE PERKS (172502) age: 35 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ800 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Ju 88s whilst on an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

HUMBLES, ROBERT JOHN (1601503) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ800 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Ju 88s whilst on an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

LAWRIE, ROBERT JOHN (R/124022) age: 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ800 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Ju 88s whilst on an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

STUBBS, JOHN LIONEL (R/162969) age: 27 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ800 'H' of No 53 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Ju 88s whilst on an anti-submarine patrol over the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

BUCKLEY, ALLAN EDWARD (418054) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ945 'O' of No 53 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a U-boat it was attacking in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

ABBOTT, LIONEL HERBERT (126090) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ945 'O' of No 53 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a U-boat it was attacking in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

CRITCHLOW, ALFRED DERRICK (150507) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ945 'O' of No 53 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a U-boat it was attacking in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

EDWARDS, KENNETH KARA (124726) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ945 'O' of No 53 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a U-boat it was attacking in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

HAGEN, ELMER JAMES (124491) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ945 'O' of No 53 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a U-boat it was attacking in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

BURTON, FRANK MASON (45810) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ945 'O' of No 53 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a U-boat it was attacking in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

HALLETT, WILFRED ARCHIBALD (R/166246) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ945 'O' of No 53 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a U-boat it was attacking in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

McDENNON, THOMAS ROY (R/162261) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ945 'O' of No 53 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a U-boat it was attacking in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

NEWELL, CLAUDE RALSTON (R/153296) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ945 'O' of No 53 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a U-boat it was attacking in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

PEIRCE, RONALD LEONARD MARK (1385581) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ945 'O' of No 53 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a U-boat it was attacking in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

REILLY, LAURENCE GERALD (1566202) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ945 'O' of No 53 Sqn, which was possibly shot down by a U-boat it was attacking in the Bay of Biscay.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

DENISON, LESLIE ALBERT (418224) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN928 of No 104 Sqn, which ditched near Corsica during a raid on Leghorn due to engine failure.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Apr

ADAMS, RONALD (1047206) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN928 of No 104 Sqn, which ditched near Corsica during a raid on Leghorn due to engine failure.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Apr

FOX, WILLIAM (1586899) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN928 of No 104 Sqn, which ditched near Corsica during a raid on Leghorn due to engine failure.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Apr

RYAN, WILLIAM BARRY (413446) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN928 of No 104 Sqn, which ditched near Corsica during a raid on Leghorn due to engine failure.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Apr

FRENCH, GEOFFREY CHARLES (422484) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN928 of No 104, which ditched near Corsica during a raid on Leghorn due to engine failure.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

17-Apr

FORSYTH, MICHAEL RONALD (955169) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND276 of No 108 Sqn, which stalled and crashed on the approach to Luqa following an engine failure.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

17-Apr

BARTON, ARTHUR THOMAS (145326) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND276 of No 108 Sqn, which stalled and crashed on the approach to Luqa following an engine failure.  He is buried in Malta (Capuccini) Naval Cemetery

17-Apr

THOMAS, FREDERICK ALBERT GEORGE (1853347) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ327 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce of the Frosinone-Rome-Valletry area.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

17-Apr

ANDREW, BRUCE WILD(107908) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ327 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce of the Frosinone-Rome-Valletry area.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

17-Apr

FOLLOWS, WILLIAM JOHN (579086) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ327 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce of the Frosinone-Rome-Valletry area.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

17-Apr

ELMS, HENRY (404895) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ327 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce of the Frosinone-Rome-Valletry area.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

17-Apr

NISBET, JAMES WILLIAM (613160) age: 23 RAF

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AH541 of No 131 OTU, which crashed on a night take-off from Loch Erne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

WOOD, JAMES EDWARD (1126599) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA127 of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against Budapest marshalling yards.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

17-Apr

HITCHCOCK, CLIFFORD ROYSTON (975717) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA127 of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against Budapest marshalling yards.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

17-Apr

STUNT, DOUGLAS FRANCIS (1293721) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA127 of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against Budapest marshalling yards.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

17-Apr

TURLEY, KENNETH JOHN (1426971) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA127 of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against Budapest marshalling yards.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

17-Apr

BODEN, JOHN STUART (426013) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA127 of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against Budapest marshalling yards.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

17-Apr

JAMES, FRED EDMOND (406870) age: 30 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, JA127 of No 142 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against Budapest marshalling yards.  He is buried in Budapest War Cemetery

17-Apr

WRIGHT, HAROLD HARGROVES (1101312) age: 25 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN503 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Budapest.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

17-Apr

WISEMAN, EDWARD WOLF (82176) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN503 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Budapest.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

17-Apr

BURGESS, ROYDON WALFRED (1700063) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN503 of No 142 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Budapest.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

17-Apr

FISHER, GLYN (412605) age: 22 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN503 of No 142 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Budapest.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

17-Apr

LOVELL, CYRIL WALTER (1580895) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ383 of No 211 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

17-Apr

CHAMBERS, ROY ARTHUR (1463571) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ383 of No 211 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

17-Apr

WHITE, GEORGE ARTHUR (1519346) age: 42 RAFVR

LAC

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP909 of No 248 Sqn, which crashed on the approach to Portreath.  He is buried in Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery

17-Apr

MOODY, FREDERICK ERNEST (1390536) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ552 of No 271 Sqn, which dived into the ground whilst towing a glider at night in cloud.  He is buried in Abney Park Cemetery

17-Apr

FAZAKARLEY, DENNIS JOHN (1232218) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ552 of No 271 Sqn, which dived into the ground whilst towing a glider at night in cloud.  He is buried in Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery

17-Apr

BROWN, JAMES ANGUS (R/96395) age: 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ552 of No 271 Sqn, which dived into the ground whilst towing a glider at night in cloud.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

17-Apr

RALPH, HERBERT JOHN (1538441) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ552 of No 271 Sqn, which dived into the ground whilst towing a glider at night in cloud.  He is buried in Thornton Garden of Rest

17-Apr

CARBINES (CARBIRUS), RICHARD PAYNTER (1423367) age: 37 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 276 Sqn, and was probably killed when Warwick ASR I, BV530 crashed into the MT section at Portreath after swinging on take off.  He is buried in St Ives (Barnoon) Cemetery

17-Apr

MOUNCER, FREDERICK ERNEST (1644730) age: 35 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 276 Sqn, and was probably killed when Warwick ASR I, BV530 crashed into the MT section at Portreath after swinging on take off.  He is buried in Mundford (St Leonard) Churchyard

17-Apr

GORTON, ROBERT (120788) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Redruth of No 276 Sqn, which crashed into the MT section at Portreath after swinging on take off.  He is buried in Southport (Duke Street) Cemetery

17-Apr

DAWSON-DAMER, GEORGE LIONEL SEYMOUR (Viscount Carlow)() age: 36 AuxAF

A/Cdre

He was killed en-route to take up an appointment in Yugoslavia whilst flying in Warwick C 1, BV247 of No 525 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off in fog from St Mawgan en-route to Gibraltar.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

17-Apr

GARDINER, ALBERT GEORGE TRACEY (134548) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick C 1, BV247 of No 525 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off in fog from St Mawgan en-route to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Abinger (St James) Churchyard

17-Apr

AUSTEN, HAROLD CALVEN (J/18002) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick C 1, BV247 of No 525 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off in fog from St Mawgan en-route to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

17-Apr

TILEY, WILLIAM GODFREY (45766) age: 34 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick C 1, BV247 of No 525 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off in fog from St Mawgan en-route to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Colerne (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

17-Apr

NICKLIN, NOEL SPENCER (145574) age: 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick C 1, BV247 of No 525 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off in fog from St Mawgan en-route to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Great Crosby (St Luke) Churchyard

17-Apr

GAVEL, ARTHUR DOUGLAS (J/23107) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick C 1, BV247 of No 525 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off in fog from St Mawgan en-route to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Newquay (Fairpark) Cemetery

17-Apr

ROWE, MICHAEL KINGSTON (1383712) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick C 1, BV247 of No 525 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off in fog from St Mawgan en-route to Gibraltar.  He is buried in Newquay (Fairpark) Cemetery

17-Apr

LAMB, GEORGE WILLIAM (53922) age: 27 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick C 1, BV247 of No 525 Sqn, which crashed into the sea shortly after taking off in fog from St Mawgan en-route to Gibraltar.  He was cremated at  Hull Crematorium

17-Apr

ROLPH, ALAN CLAUDE MACDONELL (J/23228) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, MS785 of No 567 Sqn, which crashed after stalling in a turn at low level whilst towing a drogue.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

17-Apr

ALLEN, ROWLAND (1123503) age: 35 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving with No 608 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Salerno War Cemetery

17-Apr

BLUNT, JOHN GEORGE (964927) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2721 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

17-Apr

MARSHALL, ARTHUR (1177934) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AH541 of No 131 OTU, which crashed on a night take-off from Loch Erne.  He is buried in Irvinestown (Sacred Heart) Roman Catholic Churchyard

17-Apr

DEWAR, DONALD GEORGE (106164) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AH541 of No 131 OTU, which crashed on a night take-off from Loch Erne.  He is buried in Penarth Cemetery

17-Apr

CHARLTON, VIVIAN BASIL (156942) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Catalina I, AH541 of No 131 OTU, which crashed on a night take-off from Loch Erne.  He is buried in Whitley Bay (Hartley South) Cemetery

17-Apr

ELLIS, FRANK NOEL (1425498) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV922 of No 308 MU, which  broke up in the air over Maharajpur.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

17-Apr

BRINDLEY, NEVILLE FRANCIS (576778) age: 20 RAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV922 of No 308 MU, which  broke up in the air over Maharajpur.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

17-Apr

BIRD, DEREK ALBERT (1162448) age: 28 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV922 of No 308 MU, which  broke up in the air over Maharajpur.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

17-Apr

CALEY, JOHN REGINALD (1138389) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV922 of No 308 MU, which  broke up in the air over Maharajpur.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

17-Apr

INGRAM, FREDERICK JAMES (1375342) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV922 of No 308 MU, which  broke up in the air over Maharajpur.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

17-Apr

STARKEY, DENNIS ROBERT (1184997) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV922 of No 308 MU, which  broke up in the air over Maharajpur.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

17-Apr

HARRIES, EDMUND SYDNEY (81402) age: 42 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EV922 of No 308 MU, which  broke up in the air over Maharajpur.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

17-Apr

CUTLER, NELSON HARCOURT (1459698) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4232 RC-Y of No 5 LFS, which crashed after it stalled on the climb out from Syerston and the port wing detached itself.  He is buried in Castleford (Whitwood) Cemetery

17-Apr

BALE, ALAN DENNIS (1894597) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4232 RC-Y of No 5 LFS, which crashed after it stalled on the climb out from Syerston and the port wing detached itself.  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery

17-Apr

BROWN, REGINALD JOHN (1650995) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4232 RC-Y of No 5 LFS, which crashed after it stalled on the climb out from Syerston and the port wing detached itself.  He is buried in Newport (St Woolos) Cemetery

17-Apr

HUMPHREYS, BRUCE LETTINGTON (418120) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4232 RC-Y of No 5 LFS, which crashed after it stalled on the climb out from Syerston and the port wing detached itself.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

17-Apr

DAVIES, JOHN ALBERT (2204830) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4232 RC-Y of No 5 LFS, which crashed after it stalled on the climb out from Syerston and the port wing detached itself.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

TOWNSLEY, ALAN (2202697) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4232 RC-Y of No 5 LFS, which crashed after it stalled on the climb out from Syerston and the port wing detached itself.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

17-Apr

FARRELL, ARTHUR HARKNESS (1238840) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4232 RC-Y of No 5 LFS, which crashed after it stalled on the climb out from Syerston and the port wing detached itself.  He was cremated at  Blackpool (Carleton) Crematorium, Poulton-le-Fylde

17-Apr

DARNELL, JAMES HERBERT (1173578) age: 24 RAFVR

AC1

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

17-Apr

CHILDS, FRANK (1580671) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

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

17-Apr

EYRE, RAYMOND MORTIMER (659056) age: 28 RAF

Sgt

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

17-Apr

GIBBONS, WILLIAM (2202933) age: 47 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK and was probably killed in an air raid on London his death being registered in Battersea.  He is buried in Reigate (Redstone) Cemetery

17-Apr

GOULDEN, ERNEST OSMUND MC(842335) age: 49 AuxAF

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and was probably killed in an air raid on London his death being registered in Bermondsey.  He is buried in Camberwell (Honor Oak) Crematorium

17-Apr

LAURIE, GEORGE (970512) age: 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and was probably killed in an air raid on London, his death being registered in Fulham.  He is buried in Camberwell (Honor Oak) Crematorium

17-Apr

ARMSTRONG, EDWARD GLADSTONE (619762) age: 27 RAF

LAC

He was serving in the UK and was probably killed in an air raid on London, his death being registered in Kensington.  He is buried in Inverness (Tomnahurich) Cemetery

17-Apr

DONNELLY, OWEN (521661) age: 29 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Cannock.  He was cremated at  Birmingham (Perry Bar) Crematorium

17-Apr

MITCHELL, JAMES LINDSAY CAIRNS (990860) age: 24 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 Brechin Cemetery

18-Apr

THOMAS, LLOYD DUNCAN (J/5473) age: 28 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LD580 of No 5 Sqn, which was shot down whilst carrying out a 'Rhubarb over Kawlin West.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

18-Apr

BATES, DUDLEY CLIVE (426426) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM361 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was lost over France during a raid on railway targets at Juvisy.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

HEATH, FRANK (1337216) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM361 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was lost over France during a raid on railway targets at Juvisy.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

MOSS, DENNIS ELVET (1578638) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM361 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was lost over France during a raid on railway targets at Juvisy.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

WILSON, RONALD (1676659) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM361 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was lost over France during a raid on railway targets at Juvisy.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

WILLIAMS, REGINALD ROBERT DFC(64322) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He had been serving with No 27 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being interrogated at the Rangoon Law Courts.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

18-Apr

WHALEN, JAMES HENRY (J/15005) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LB780 of No 34 Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire  whilst strafing a bunker.  He is buried in Kohima War Cemetery

18-Apr

MAYO, VICTOR JOSEPH (630245) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8848 or Wellington X, LP185 of No 46 Sqn/77 OTU, which collided with each other.  He is buried in Sidon War Cemetery.

18-Apr

CROSS, ROBERT COURTNEY (158768) age: 32 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8848 or Wellington X, LP185 of No 46 Sqn/77 OTU, which collided with each other.  He is buried in Sidon War Cemetery.

18-Apr

HISLOP, JOHN GRAHAM DOBBIE (1050857) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8848 or Wellington X, LP185 of No 46 Sqn/77 OTU, which collided with each other.  He is buried in Sidon War Cemetery.

18-Apr

GOSLIN, JAMES KENNETH (1576321) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8848 or Wellington X, LP185 of No 46 Sqn/77 OTU, which collided with each other.  He is buried in Sidon War Cemetery.

18-Apr

BUTCHER, ALAN KENNETH (1586170) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8848 or Wellington X, LP185 of No 46 Sqn/77 OTU, which collided with each other.  He is buried in Sidon War Cemetery.

18-Apr

MATTHEWS, ROBERT (1567328) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8848 or Wellington X, LP185 of No 46 Sqn/77 OTU, which collided with each other.  He is buried in Sidon War Cemetery.

18-Apr

HATTON, ANTHONY ALBERT (1354085) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, V8848 or Wellington X, LP185 of No 46 Sqn/77 OTU, which collided with each other.  He is buried in Sidon War Cemetery.

18-Apr

MEESON, WILLIAM GEORGE (135667) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX350 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Davenescourt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Davenescourt Communal Cemetery

18-Apr

SARJANTSON, ALAN (1438714) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX350 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Davenescourt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Davenescourt Communal Cemetery

18-Apr

SCHEFFLER, St. JOHN EDWARD RODERICK S. (1322542) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX350 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Davenescourt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Davenescourt Communal Cemetery

18-Apr

McCARTHY, MARK CHARLES (1802226) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX350 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Davenescourt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Davenescourt Communal Cemetery

18-Apr

MYERS, STANLEY GEORGE (1486415) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX350 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Davenescourt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Davenescourt Communal Cemetery

18-Apr

NASH, HARRY DENNIS (1438715) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX350 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Davenescourt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Davenescourt Communal Cemetery

18-Apr

SMITH, JAMES ALAN (1333893) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX350 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Davenescourt in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Davenescourt Communal Cemetery

18-Apr

SHACKLETON, COLIN (1398483) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW522 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LV946 of No 158 Sqn near Seraucourt-le-Grand in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery

18-Apr

TAYLOR, FRED (1549593) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW522 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LV946 of No 158 Sqn near Seraucourt-le-Grand in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery

18-Apr

YORKE, ERIC OSCAR DOWNING (1439296) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW522 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LV946 of No 158 Sqn near Seraucourt-le-Grand in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery

18-Apr

CHRISTIE, CHARLES (1049057) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW522 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LV946 of No 158 Sqn near Seraucourt-le-Grand in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery

18-Apr

GILCHRIST, WILLIAM JAMES (1824389) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW522 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LV946 of No 158 Sqn near Seraucourt-le-Grand in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery

18-Apr

KENNEDY, DESMOND WILLIAM (1620864) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW522 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LV946 of No 158 Sqn near Seraucourt-le-Grand in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery

18-Apr

LATCHFORD, PHILIP (1038622) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW522 MH-J of No 51 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LV946 of No 158 Sqn near Seraucourt-le-Grand in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery

18-Apr

BROWN, PETER GEORGE FLEMING (120926) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 54 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Adelaide River War Cemetery

18-Apr

LAWRENCE, NEIL TREHEARN(129247) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE214 of No 144 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

HOGG, DOUGLAS HAIG (174763) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE214 of No 144 Sqn, which failed to return from a sweep off the Norwegian coast.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

STAKES, RONALD (132016) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV946 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LW522 of No 51 Sqn near Seraucourt-le-Grand in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery

18-Apr

HUGHES, WILLIAM ADRIAN (J/14859) age: 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV946 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LW522 of No 51 Sqn near Seraucourt-le-Grand in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery

18-Apr

TREWIN, BERTRAM ALFONSO (J/25701) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV946 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LW522 of No 51 Sqn near Seraucourt-le-Grand in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery

18-Apr

HEYES, JAMES (547937) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV946 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LW522 of No 51 Sqn near Seraucourt-le-Grand in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery

18-Apr

SALMOND, FRANK (657616) age: 28 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV946 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LW522 of No 51 Sqn near Seraucourt-le-Grand in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery

18-Apr

BROWN, OWEN MCDAVID (1822937) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV946 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LW522 of No 51 Sqn near Seraucourt-le-Grand in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery

18-Apr

LEAVER, JAMES ALFRED (412455) age: 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV946 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LW522 of No 51 Sqn near Seraucourt-le-Grand in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Grand-Seraucourt British Cemetery

18-Apr

WRIGHT, ROBERT WALLIS (410780) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV954 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Rosieres-en-Santerre in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

18-Apr

McEWAN, GEORGE (1552110) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV954 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Rosieres-en-Santerre in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

18-Apr

KETTLES-ROY, PETER (174614) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV954 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Rosieres-en-Santerre in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

18-Apr

KNELLER, ALAN FRANCIS (1608360) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV954 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Rosieres-en-Santerre in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

18-Apr

MADDEN, MICHAEL (1874494) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV954 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Rosieres-en-Santerre in France during a raid against railway targets at Tergnier.  He is buried in Meharicourt Communal Cemetery

18-Apr

SCOTT, GEOFFREY COLIN (407378) age: 27 RAAF

Fg Off

He was serving with No 194 Sqn and died as a result of illness.  He is buried in Rawalpindi War Cemetery

18-Apr

PALMER, WILLIAM FREDERICK (J/85453) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was serving with No 267 and was killed when he fell two stories having walked through  door in a damaged barrack block.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

18-Apr

MILLS, FREDERICK HENRY (J/20969) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV789 ZL-U of No 427 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

EPPLER, EDWARD WILLIAM (J/90181) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV789 ZL-U of No 427 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

WHITTAKER, JOHN ARTHUR (J/88716) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV789 ZL-U of No 427 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

PATTERSON, GERALD JOSEPH (630907) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV789 ZL-U of No 427 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

EDWARDS, FRANCIS JOSEPH (1316995) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV789 ZL-U of No 427 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

COATHUP, CLIFFORD HARVEY (R/ 141414) age: 21 RCAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV789 ZL-U of No 427 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

DENNIS, FRANCIS BASIL (R/163694) age: 20 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV789 ZL-U of No 427 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

WESTLAKE, JOHN MITCHELL (J/29785) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN973 NA-U of No 428 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

OLMSTED, WILFRED JAMIESON (R/186395) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN973 NA-U of No 428 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

JOHNSON, WILLIAM KEMP (J/86743) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN973 NA-U of No 428 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

LILLICO, GORDON WILLIAM (J/85364) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN973 NA-U of No 428 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

MANSON, JOHN GEORGE (J/89864) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN973 NA-U of No 428 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

ZBYTNUIK, TONY (J/86889) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN973 NA-U of No 428 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

DOYLE, JOHN (1065830) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN973 NA-U of No 428 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

THRASHER, ARTHUR ROSS (J/25068) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX287 BM-U of No 433 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

FOLLOWS, SIDNEY WALLACE (J/89123) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX287 BM-U of No 433 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

McINNIS, IRVIN NEIL (J/91047) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX287 BM-U of No 433 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

STURMY, WILLIAM JOHN DEBLOIS (J/85870) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX287 BM-U of No 433 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

TAYLOR, GLENFORD HERBERT (J/86442) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX287 BM-U of No 433 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

BARRON, JOHN FAULDS (1345933) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX287 BM-U of No 433 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

MORGAN, LEONARD (1801125) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX287 BM-U of No 433 Sqn, which was lost in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

EDMONDS, GERALD BOYD (J/5822) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV971 BM-N of No 433 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

FOX, HAROLD WILLIAM (1449165) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV971 BM-N of No 433 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

CARTER, DAVID BEATTY (J/89249) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV971 BM-N of No 433 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

LANSDOWN, EDWIN ARTHUR (J/91046) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV971 BM-N of No 433 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

RYAN, THOMAS MITCHELL (J/89250) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV971 BM-N of No 433 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

WILKINSON, ARTHUR WILLIAM (1801871) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV971 BM-N of No 433 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

18-Apr

TOLE, HAROLD KEITH (J/94224) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV971 BM-N of No 433 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on marshalling yards at Noisy-le-Sec.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

JOHNSON, REGINALD (1575601) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VI, BR599 of No 519 Sqn, which failed to return from high altitude weather recce flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

18-Apr

WATSON, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (SANDY) (567222) age: 25 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EJ108 'W' of No 1657 HCU, which landed at Grafton Underwood, killing three US airmen who were cycling on the runway.  On diverting to Woodbridge the aircraft suffered an explosion and was partially abandoned crashing into a farm at Little Glemham in Suffolk.  He is buried in Auchtergaven Parish Churchyard

18-Apr

WILKIE, HUGH CHARLES (415397) age: 21 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EJ108 'W' of No 1657 HCU, which landed at Grafton Underwood, killing three US airmen who were cycling on the runway.  On diverting to Woodbridge the aircraft suffered an explosion and was partially abandoned crashing into a farm at Little Glemham in Suffolk.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

18-Apr

ATKINS, FREDERICK THOMAS GEORGE (1603538) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EJ108 'W' of No 1657 HCU, which landed at Grafton Underwood, killing three US airmen who were cycling on the runway.  On diverting to Woodbridge the aircraft suffered an explosion and was partially abandoned crashing into a farm at Little Glemham in Suffolk.  He is buried in Mortlake Cemetery

18-Apr

HENLEY, MAURICE ALBERT WILLIAM (163984) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB111 of No 36 OTU, which crashed near North Kingston, Nova Scotia.  Fg Off E J Bowers RCAF also killed.  He is buried in Middleton Holy Trinity Old Cemetery

18-Apr

CLELLAND, JOHN BAXTER (1078671) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

A member of No 211 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ528 of the SLAIS, which crashed near Ranchi, whilst low flying.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

18-Apr

CARR, JAMES WILLIAM (1048291) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

A member of No 211 Sqn, he was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ528 of the SLAIS, which crashed near Ranchi, whilst low flying.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

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