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Casualties - 23 April 1944


23-Apr

LAMB, LEONARD ERNEST (1320433) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND353 MG-N of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and partially abandoned in the target area during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

SMITH, ROBERT EDWARD (1890521) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND353 MG-N of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and partially abandoned in the target area during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

RHOADES, ERNEST ALBERT (R/129126) age: 28 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND353 MG-N of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and partially abandoned in the target area during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

BOTT, JAMES WILFRED (1765035) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND592 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter, crashing and exploding near Maizy during a raid on railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Maizy Churchyard

23-Apr

HORTON, THOMAS (1545049) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND592 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter, crashing and exploding near Maizy during a raid on railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Maizy Churchyard

23-Apr

SCOTT, LAURENCE ALFRED (1382694) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND592 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter, crashing and exploding near Maizy during a raid on railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Maizy Churchyard

23-Apr

ASLETT, PERCY RONALD (54222) age: Unknown RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND592 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter, crashing and exploding near Maizy during a raid on railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Maizy Churchyard

23-Apr

COOPER, HUGH BOYS (172104) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND592 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter, crashing and exploding near Maizy during a raid on railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Maizy Churchyard

23-Apr

NOAKES, LEON FRANCIS GEORGE (171457) age: 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND592 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter, crashing and exploding near Maizy during a raid on railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Maizy Churchyard

23-Apr

INGHAM, FRANCIS WILLIAM (2216043) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND592 MG-J of No 7 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter, crashing and exploding near Maizy during a raid on railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Maizy Churchyard

23-Apr

GROVE, STEPHEN (1818243) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME724 WS-O of No 9 Sqn, which came down in the target area after being hit by flak and partially abandoned during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

23-Apr

HYDES, RONALD (1591817) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME724 WS-O of No 9 Sqn, which came down in the target area after being hit by flak and partially abandoned during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

23-Apr

WILLIAMS, DAVID HENRY (1386621) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME724 WS-O of No 9 Sqn, which came down in the target area after being hit by flak and partially abandoned during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

DONOWA, REX VALENTINE (424827) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND715 PH-R of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by  a night fighter and crashed in open country near Postel in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-Apr

BARNETT, FREDERICK WILLIAM (1431543) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND715 PH-R of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by  a night fighter and crashed in open country near Postel in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-Apr

HARVEY, JAMES (1431604) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND715 PH-R of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by  a night fighter and crashed in open country near Postel in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-Apr

MALYON, DOUGLAS FRANCIS (J/89865) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND715 PH-R of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by  a night fighter and crashed in open country near Postel in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-Apr

HARBOUR, WILLIAM (1607419) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND715 PH-R of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by  a night fighter and crashed in open country near Postel in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-Apr

SMITH, ROBERT SPEEDIE (1569867) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND715 PH-R of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by  a night fighter and crashed in open country near Postel in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-Apr

THOMPSON, CLIFFORD HENRY (1319740) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND715 PH-R of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by  a night fighter and crashed in open country near Postel in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-Apr

GERRARD, ROBERT ALLAN (J/86921) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND763 LS-W of No 15 Sqn, which made an emergency landing at Woodbridge in Suffolk after being severely damaged by flak during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Apr

BARNES, ROBERT EDWARD (1385975) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND763 LS-W of No 15 Sqn, which made an emergency landing at Woodbridge in Suffolk after being severely damaged by flak during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Sunbury New Cemetery

23-Apr

ROSS, DEREK COLLES (120596) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FZ151 of No 19 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Doullens during a sweep to Metz.  He is buried in St Pol War Cemetery

23-Apr

BRANDON, JOHN ERNEST (1425593) age: 21 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LE436 of No 34 Sqn, which was shot down by ground fire near Kohima.  He is buried in Kohima War Cemetery

23-Apr

PARTINGTON, RALPH (1524275) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 49 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Royton Cemetery

23-Apr

MACKEW, GERALD VICTOR (655473) age: 21 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 49 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery

23-Apr

KINNEAR, GEORGE PUBLOW (J/27395) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ566 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

SEDGWICK, DANIEL LEONARD (103558) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ566 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

HARVEY, OWEN STUART (1393041) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ566 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

KENYON, JOHN (1527502) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ566 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

MURPHY, LEO (1532407) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ566 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

THOMSON, STANLEY INNIS (1890158) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ566 MH-Y of No 51 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

PULLMAN, JOHN HOWARD (144691) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM476 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Lugde during a raid on Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

23-Apr

GOODYEAR, HEDLEY CHARLES CORNICK (J/10281) age: 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM476 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Lugde during a raid on Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

23-Apr

ASPINALL, HARRY (1101769) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM476 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Lugde during a raid on Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

23-Apr

GEORGE, RONALD V. GEORGE (133458) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM476 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Lugde during a raid on Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

23-Apr

KENRICK, BERNARD (1388233) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM476 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Lugde during a raid on Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

23-Apr

HOLLANDER, ROBERT HENRY PHILLIP (171204) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM476 QR-E of No 61 Sqn, which exploded in the air and crashed near Lugde during a raid on Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Apr

THOMAS, EDWIN HENRY (1811856) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF137 AA-E of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Vemmenaes during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

23-Apr

BAILEY, ROBERT (429072) age: 20 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF137 AA-E of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Vemmenaes during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

23-Apr

VAUGHAN, DOUGLAS WILLIAM (429046) age: 28 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF137 AA-E of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Vemmenaes during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

23-Apr

LAMMAS, MAUSON (421728) age: 30 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF137 AA-E of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Vemmenaes during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

23-Apr

BUTLER, PATRICK FREDERICK (1384944) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF137 AA-E of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Vemmenaes during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

23-Apr

HARRISON, WILLIAM FREDERICK (1396448) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF137 AA-E of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Vemmenaes during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

23-Apr

LARSON, IVAR (R/192316) age: Unknown RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF137 AA-E of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Vemmenaes during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

23-Apr

LEMMON, REGINALD ARTHUR MONTAGUE (123242) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ530 MP-U of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Osterath during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

CHAPMAN, JOHN WILLIAM (635546) age: 23 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ530 MP-U of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Osterath during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

YUILLE, DAVID (612317) age: 25 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ530 MP-U of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Osterath during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

POOLE, HARRY RAYMOND (1576815) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ578 MP-I of No 76 Sqn, which abandoned after a flak hit set the incendiaries alight and crashed near Gulpen during a raid to Dusseldorf, he did not survive.  He is buried in Maastricht General Cemetery

23-Apr

SOMERSCALES, STANLEY ALAN (136222) age: 26 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ578 MP-I of No 76 Sqn, which abandoned after a flak hit set the incendiaries alight and crashed near Gulpen during a raid to Dusseldorf, he did not survive.  He is buried in Maastricht General Cemetery

23-Apr

THOMPSON, EDWARD NOEL (54128) age: 24 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL235 KN-L of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Traner Odde Lighthouse during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

23-Apr

REDALL, ROY (1218557) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL235 KN-L of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Traner Odde Lighthouse during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Aabenraa Cemetery

23-Apr

McCLELLAND, GERALD (160597) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL235 KN-L of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Traner Odde Lighthouse during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Assens (Fyn) New Cemetery

23-Apr

HARVEY, FREDRICK WALTER (1330253) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL235 KN-L of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Traner Odde Lighthouse during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Faaborg New Cemetery

23-Apr

ROBBINS, ALFRED EDWARD (144544) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL235 KN-L of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Traner Odde Lighthouse during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Apr

ARMSTRONG, JOHN (953912) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL235 KN-L of No 77 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Traner Odde Lighthouse during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Apr

ALLAN, HARRY BAIN (1821830RAF) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV916 of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Sutton upon Derwent near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis

23-Apr

STEEL, HARRY STANLEY NELSON (1457502) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV916 of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Sutton upon Derwent near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Hastings Cemetery, Sussex

23-Apr

WATT, JOHN (659103) age: 24 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV916 of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Sutton upon Derwent near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Newtyle Cemetery

23-Apr

HOOD, CHARLES CLIFFE OWEN (1339243) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV916 of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Sutton upon Derwent near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Tiverton Cemetery

23-Apr

GODDARD, HORACE RAYMOND (152303) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV916 of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Sutton upon Derwent near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Watton (St Mary) Churchyard

23-Apr

SHAIMAN, LEONARD (1612001) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV916 of No 78 Sqn, which came down at Sutton upon Derwent near York during a training flight.  He is buried in Willesden Jewish Cemetery

23-Apr

AMOS, LESLIE EDWARD (1322346) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF159 WP-B of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mortefontaine during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Vivieres Communal Cemetery

23-Apr

DOBSON, NORMAN JAMES JOHN (1331818) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF159 WP-B of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mortefontaine during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Vivieres Communal Cemetery

23-Apr

HEAHER, WILLIAM (1514328) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF159 WP-B of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mortefontaine during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Vivieres Communal Cemetery

23-Apr

RAY, DENNIS KENNETH (1465842) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF159 WP-B of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mortefontaine during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Vivieres Communal Cemetery

23-Apr

SHEEHAN, DONALD BRIAN (1836565) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF159 WP-B of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mortefontaine during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Vivieres Communal Cemetery

23-Apr

WALKER, ARNOLD (1515147) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF159 WP-B of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mortefontaine during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Vivieres Communal Cemetery

23-Apr

GLAISTER, STANLEY (R/200002) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EF159 WP-B of No 90 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mortefontaine during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Vivieres Communal Cemetery

23-Apr

WILLIAMS, GORDON HOWARD (155073) age: 19 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL887 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which came down near the Belgian/Dutch border during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-Apr

SHAW, WALTER JAMES (173548) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL887 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which came down near the Belgian/Dutch border during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-Apr

ENSOR, JAMES (1512552) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL887 HW-H of No 100 Sqn, which came down near the Belgian/Dutch border during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-Apr

McDOWELL, IAN HUGH (54387) age: 24 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME619 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and crashed at Lank-Latum near Krefeld during an ABC sortie to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-Apr

AULT, WILLIAM GEORGE (1292143) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME619 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and crashed at Lank-Latum near Krefeld during an ABC sortie to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-Apr

BURLEIGH, TERENCE JOHN (1874533) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME619 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and crashed at Lank-Latum near Krefeld during an ABC sortie to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-Apr

HALL, ROBERT HENRY (1581458) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME619 SR-U of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by flak and crashed at Lank-Latum near Krefeld during an ABC sortie to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-Apr

GRAHAM, WILLIAM BRODIE (BILL) (622825) age: 24 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL913 PM- of No 103 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Helmsley in North Yorkshire on its return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Buchannan Churchyard Extension

23-Apr

ASTBURY, THOMAS EDWIN (172418) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL913 PM- of No 103 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Helmsley in North Yorkshire on its return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Chester (Overleigh) Cemetery

23-Apr

HOGG, AUBREY (436032) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL913 PM- of No 103 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Helmsley in North Yorkshire on its return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-Apr

HOPKINS, DONALD (1546820) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL913 PM- of No 103 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Helmsley in North Yorkshire on its return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-Apr

LEFTLY, DONALD ARTHUR WILLIAM (911476) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL913 PM- of No 103 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Helmsley in North Yorkshire on its return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Leyton (St Mary with St Edward) Churchyard

23-Apr

WHITTLE, CYRIL (1106196) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL913 PM- of No 103 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Helmsley in North Yorkshire on its return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Newchurch Churchyard

23-Apr

JERVIS, ANTHONY (1585814) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL913 PM- of No 103 Sqn, which flew into high ground near Helmsley in North Yorkshire on its return from a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery

23-Apr

MONTEITH, THOMAS (1367497) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB567 ZN-E of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter after being hit by flak and came down at Berge during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

LANGRISH, HAROLD KEITH (J/22574) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB567 ZN-E of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter after being hit by flak and came down at Berge during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

LEE, JAMES HENRY STALLWOOD (128936) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB567 ZN-E of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter after being hit by flak and came down at Berge during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

GRAINGER, HARRY (1048620) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB567 ZN-E of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter after being hit by flak and came down at Berge during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

TERRY, KENNETH VALENTINE FRANK (1392049) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB567 ZN-E of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter after being hit by flak and came down at Berge during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

TUCKER, JOHN LOVELACE (173842) age: 26 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB567 ZN-E of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter after being hit by flak and came down at Berge during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

NEWCATER, OWEN EDWARD PARRY (137156) age: 36 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX854 of No 107 Sqn, which spun into trees near the airfield shortly after taking off from Lasham.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Apr

McJENNETT, FRANK GEORGE ANDREW (401348) age: 21 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX854 of No 107 Sqn, which spun into trees near the airfield shortly after taking off from Lasham.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Apr

DREW, DOUGLAS (145376) age: 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND753 KO-K of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Unterrath during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

BROWN, WILLIAM NORMAN WALDRON (17786) age: 32 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND753 KO-K of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Unterrath during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

CHANTLER, ROBERT EDWARD (172981) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND753 KO-K of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Unterrath during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

TWEEDIE, JOHN BURNS (175327) age: 34 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND753 KO-K of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Unterrath during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

FARMER, KENNETH (636504) age: 24 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND753 KO-K of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Unterrath during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

NASH, DONALD PERCY (1575026) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND753 KO-K of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Unterrath during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

FRANCIS, ROBERT LEWIS (R/162649) age: 25 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND753 KO-K of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Unterrath during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

PHILLIPS, DOUGLAS FREDERICK (401394) age: 25 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VII, MB935 of No 131 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Bolt Head during an evening a scramble.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Apr

AGNEW, ROBERT (404816) age: 29 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI,  JM279 of No 143 Sqn, which flew into the ground during a night flying practice near Flamborough Head.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-Apr

BLACKWELL, HAROLD BENJAMIN (1060671) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter XI,  JM279 of No 143 Sqn, which flew into the ground during a night flying practice near Flamborough Head.  He is buried in Wrexham Cemetery

23-Apr

DULLAGHAN, STEPHEN PATRICK (1456993) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH943 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Coissy-et-Geny during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Cuissy-et-Geny Churchyard

23-Apr

LONGLEY, GEOFFREY ERNEST (426052) age: 20 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH943 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Coissy-et-Geny during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Cuissy-et-Geny Churchyard

23-Apr

BILLENS, HEWITT ELLIOT (428180) age: 23 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH943 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Coissy-et-Geny during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Cuissy-et-Geny Churchyard

23-Apr

DAWSON, FRANK LOCKWOOD (1594380) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH943 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Coissy-et-Geny during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Cuissy-et-Geny Churchyard

23-Apr

HAINES, STANLEY SIDNEY JOHN (1852300) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH943 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Coissy-et-Geny during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Cuissy-et-Geny Churchyard

23-Apr

HARPER, KENNETH ARCHIBALD (1601730) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH943 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Coissy-et-Geny during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Cuissy-et-Geny Churchyard

23-Apr

NICHOLLS, JAMES (1863129) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH943 OJ-B of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Coissy-et-Geny during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Cuissy-et-Geny Churchyard

23-Apr

FREEMAN, REGINALD JOHN (150240) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ526 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oster Skerninge in Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Svendborg General Cemetery

23-Apr

WALKER, RAYMOND THOMAS (410762) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ526 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oster Skerninge in Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Svendborg General Cemetery

23-Apr

HUGHES, DAVID (175342) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ526 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oster Skerninge in Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Svendborg General Cemetery

23-Apr

RONAHAN, JOHN MENZIES (J/95100) age: 35 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ526 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oster Skerninge in Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Svendborg General Cemetery

23-Apr

REDFEARN, ALAN RICHARDSON (1696297) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ526 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oster Skerninge in Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Svendborg General Cemetery

23-Apr

STEAN, JACK LESLIE (1468683) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ526 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oster Skerninge in Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Svendborg General Cemetery

23-Apr

CAMERON, RODERICK HUGH (J/89959) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LJ526 OJ-P of No 149 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oster Skerninge in Denmark during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Svendborg General Cemetery

23-Apr

CHASE, DEREK JOHN (175174) age: 31 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND349 GT-C of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

FOWLER, MAURICE (1623556) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND349 GT-C of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

WEBB, WILLIAM ALBERT (1890518) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND349 GT-C of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

THOMAS, ALBERT EDWARD (415697) age: 34 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND349 GT-C of No 156 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

MEAD, WALTER PERCY (1398775) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND806 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down near le Culot in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

McDOUGALL, RONALD VICTOR (J/85715) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND806 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down near le Culot in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

FENTON, MAURICE FREDERICK (1620104) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND806 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down near le Culot in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

FRENCH, RONALD WILFRED (1892504) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND806 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down near le Culot in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

KIRBY, TERENCE (1811158) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND806 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down near le Culot in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

ROBINSON, JOHN (1511210) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND806 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down near le Culot in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

BULMAN, FREDERICK LLOYD (R/154844) age: 23 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND806 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down near le Culot in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

CHMIELOWIEC, THEODORE EDWARD (J/27442) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV915 of No 180 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield in a low altitude turn as it took off from Swanton Morley.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Apr

HAYNES, CLIFFORD CHARLES (R/160750) age: 32 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV915 of No 180 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield in a low altitude turn as it took off from Swanton Morley.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Apr

THOMPSON, HARRY GORDON (R/256225) age: 18 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV915 of No 180 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield in a low altitude turn as it took off from Swanton Morley.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-Apr

TELFER, SELWYN EARL (426211) age: 20 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV915 of No 180 Sqn, which crashed near the airfield in a low altitude turn as it took off from Swanton Morley.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

23-Apr

LAMBERT, FREDERICK WALTER (1387055) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH942 HA-M of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hantefontaine during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Vivieres Communal Cemetery

23-Apr

POULTER, CECIL WARDMAN (39755) age: 30 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EH942 HA-M of No 218 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hantefontaine during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Vivieres Communal Cemetery

23-Apr

TONKYN, JOHN WALTER (173599) age: 19 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB684 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Conde-sur-Aisne during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Conde-sur-Aisne Communal Cemetery

23-Apr

ALBERTS, EDWARD LLOYD (J/85518) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB684 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Conde-sur-Aisne during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Conde-sur-Aisne Communal Cemetery

23-Apr

BERKEY, GEORGE ROBERT (C/85532) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB684 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Conde-sur-Aisne during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Conde-sur-Aisne Communal Cemetery

23-Apr

GRODECKI, JOSEPH (J/85550) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB684 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Conde-sur-Aisne during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Conde-sur-Aisne Communal Cemetery

23-Apr

OLIVER, WILLIAM ROBERT (J/88087) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB684 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Conde-sur-Aisne during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Conde-sur-Aisne Communal Cemetery

23-Apr

SALTZBERRY, RUSSELL ARTHUR (J/85454) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB684 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Conde-sur-Aisne during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Conde-sur-Aisne Communal Cemetery

23-Apr

BOSWORTH, SIDNEY (1393762) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB684 LQ-U of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Conde-sur-Aisne during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Conde-sur-Aisne Communal Cemetery

23-Apr

McCREA, JAMES ROBERT (J/91049) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND412 of No 405 Sqn, which was damaged in a night fighter attack over Laon, France.  He died before the aircraft returned to Gransdon Lodge.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

23-Apr

KNOX, VICTOR ALFRED (J/92327) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX189 VR-J of No 419 Sqn, which came down near Couvron-et-Aumencourt during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Couvron-et-Aumencourt Communal Cemetery

23-Apr

CAMMAART, FREDERICK PETER (J/88363) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV780 QB-M of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Goirle in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

23-Apr

LAIRD, JOHN SEDDON (J/87503) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV780 QB-M of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Goirle in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

23-Apr

RENNING, JOHN JAMES (J/91048) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV780 QB-M of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Goirle in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

23-Apr

VORNBROCK, WILFRED FERDINAND (J/87663) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV780 QB-M of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Goirle in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

23-Apr

HANSON, LESLIE (1131665) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV780 QB-M of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Goirle in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Goirle Roman Catholic Cemetery

23-Apr

WALTERS, LIONEL (1850361) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV780 QB-M of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Goirle in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Goirle Roman Catholic Cemetery

23-Apr

FORTIN, BENOIT CHARLES EUGENE (J/24180) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW633 KW-O of No 425 Sqn, which was shot by flak and night fighters near St-Oedenrode in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

23-Apr

HURTEAU, JOSEPH FERNAND ROLLAND (R/194194) age: 28 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW633 KW-O of No 425 Sqn, which was shot by flak and night fighters near St-Oedenrode in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

23-Apr

WELCH, IAN (2201513) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW633 KW-O of No 425 Sqn, which was shot by flak and night fighters near St-Oedenrode in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

23-Apr

BRISSON, JOSEPH PAUL GUY (J/86180) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW633 KW-O of No 425 Sqn, which was shot by flak and night fighters near St-Oedenrode in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

23-Apr

LEGAULT, JOSEPH HENRI CHARLES (J/89453) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW633 KW-O of No 425 Sqn, which was shot by flak and night fighters near St-Oedenrode in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

23-Apr

DICKINSON, FRANCIS (R/185654) age: 32 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 428 Sqn and died in the RAF Hospital at Northallerton from natural causes.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-Apr

BLAKE, WILLIAM VINCENT (J/14132) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW285 NA-Z of No 428 Sqn, which was abandoned after becoming uncontrollable as it headed towards Sweden having been damaged by a night fighter during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Apr

FENNESSEY, JAMES FRANCIS (J/25009) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK802 AL-F of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Herkingen in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

23-Apr

AUSTIN, HERBERT INGLE (1005440) age: 39 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK802 AL-F of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Herkingen in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Herkingen General Cemetery

23-Apr

ACHTYMICHUK, ALEXANDER (J/87053) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK802 AL-F of No 429 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Herkingen in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Apr

ADLARD, WILLIAM ROBERT (Jj88714) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV963 AL-V of No 429 Sqn, which was abandoned after being attacked by a night fighter in target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

DOIRON, HARLEY WILLIAM (J/90917) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV963 AL-V of No 429 Sqn, which was abandoned after being attacked by a night fighter in target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

GOSS, ERIC ARTHUR (1605337) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV963 AL-V of No 429 Sqn, which was abandoned after being attacked by a night fighter in target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

YOUNG, JAMES OSBORNE (R/134821) age: Unknown RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV963 AL-V of No 429 Sqn, which was abandoned after being attacked by a night fighter in target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

BRILLINGER, DONALD STEWART (R/133764) age: 22 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV963 AL-V of No 429 Sqn, which was abandoned after being attacked by a night fighter in target area during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

BOYLE, E F USAAF() age: Killed

1 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ514 SE-P of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Veen during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in

23-Apr

MacGREGOR, PETER GEORGE HARVEY (J/22743) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ514 SE-P of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Veen during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

LOCHHEAD, ROBERT LACHLAN (J/90280) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ514 SE-P of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Veen during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

LYNCH, NORMAN HERBERT (J/88774) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ514 SE-P of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Veen during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

PRIAMO, JOSEPH LIDIO (J/90756) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ514 SE-P of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Veen during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

CORKILL, RONALD BLAIR (2216220) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ514 SE-P of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Veen during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

HOWCROFT, ALBERT (1592318) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ514 SE-P of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Veen during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

HATCHMAN, FRED (J/86443) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ514 SE-P of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Veen during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

BOISSEVAIN, HENRY GLEN (J/87272) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX291 BM-W of No 433 Sqn, which crashed near Meeuwen in Holland after being abandoned having sustained flak damage and then been attacked by a night fighter on its return from a raid on Dusseldorf, he did not survive.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

SEEDHOUSE, HAROLD CHARLES (J/94384) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX291 BM-W of No 433 Sqn, which crashed near Meeuwen in Holland after being abandoned having sustained flak damage and then been attacked by a night fighter on its return from a raid on Dusseldorf, he did not survive.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

CUMMING, JAMES GRAIG (1343298) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX291 BM-W of No 433 Sqn, which crashed near Meeuwen in Holland after being abandoned having sustained flak damage and then been attacked by a night fighter on its return from a raid on Dusseldorf, he did not survive.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

BOURGEAULT, JOHN ARTHUR (J/89284) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV840 BM-E of No 433 Sqn, which came down in Germany after sustaining flak damage and then being attacked by a night fighter near Arnhem.  The rest of the crew were able to abandon the aircraft successfully.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-Apr

BURNS, GERALD CHARLES (J/16496) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV990 BM-J of No 433 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

HOLMES, ARTHUR SIDNEY FRASER (J/38159) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV990 BM-J of No 433 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

MacDOUGALL, DANIEL CRAIG (J/89916) age: 32 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV990 BM-J of No 433 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

DUNFORD, JOHN WILLIAM (1575081) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV990 BM-J of No 433 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

BEDARD, JOSEPH JEAN PAUL MARCEL (R/96659) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV990 BM-J of No 433 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

DESROCHES, JOSEPH PAUL LUCIEN WILFRED (J/88390) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV990 BM-J of No 433 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Apr

ALLEN, RUSSELL (5182) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM525 AR-T of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sythen during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

CALDERWOOD, LEONARD JOHN (426531) age: 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL892 JO-L of No 463 Sqn, which came down at Nieuwolda in Holland during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Nieuwolda General Cemetery

23-Apr

SCHOMBERG, CHARLES COPLEY (413798) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL892 JO-L of No 463 Sqn, which came down at Nieuwolda in Holland during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Nieuwolda General Cemetery

23-Apr

PETTS, HUBERT THOMAS (157326) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL892 JO-L of No 463 Sqn, which came down at Nieuwolda in Holland during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Nieuwolda General Cemetery

23-Apr

McDONALD, DONALD JAMES (426372) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL892 JO-L of No 463 Sqn, which came down at Nieuwolda in Holland during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Nieuwolda General Cemetery

23-Apr

HARDEN, JAMES LANE (1336781) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL892 JO-L of No 463 Sqn, which came down at Nieuwolda in Holland during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Nieuwolda General Cemetery

23-Apr

MILLAR, WILFRED SYDNEY (1487423) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL892 JO-L of No 463 Sqn, which came down at Nieuwolda in Holland during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Nieuwolda General Cemetery

23-Apr

STEELS, HARRY (1048665) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL892 JO-L of No 463 Sqn, which came down at Nieuwolda in Holland during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Nieuwolda General Cemetery

23-Apr

RUSSELL, WILLIAM NOEL THOMSETT (410122) age: 30 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX337 HD-W of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Basses-Arches in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

CASHMAN, WILLIAM MICHAEL (410869) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX337 HD-W of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Basses-Arches in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

WILDE, EDWARD (1451051) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS669 JI-C of No 514 Sqn, which came down near Ecke Rethel after either being hit by flak or colliding with another aircraft in the target area during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

HARRISON, JOHN DOUGLAS (54541) age: 24 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS669 JI-C of No 514 Sqn, which came down near Ecke Rethel after either being hit by flak or colliding with another aircraft in the target area during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

KIRKPATRICK, ROY NIXON (J/87621) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS669 JI-C of No 514 Sqn, which came down near Ecke Rethel after either being hit by flak or colliding with another aircraft in the target area during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

BUTTLING, ANTHONY GEORGE (1891917) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS669 JI-C of No 514 Sqn, which came down near Ecke Rethel after either being hit by flak or colliding with another aircraft in the target area during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

NORRIS, RONALD WILLIAM (1801492) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS669 JI-C of No 514 Sqn, which came down near Ecke Rethel after either being hit by flak or colliding with another aircraft in the target area during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

WILSON, WILLIAM (1544912) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS669 JI-C of No 514 Sqn, which came down near Ecke Rethel after either being hit by flak or colliding with another aircraft in the target area during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

NASH, FREDERICK DESMOND (1610167) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS669 JI-C of No 514 Sqn, which came down near Ecke Rethel after either being hit by flak or colliding with another aircraft in the target area during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Apr

SADLER, HENRY (535804) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS682 JI-N of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

23-Apr

TETLEY, ALFRED DOUGLAS (614774) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS682 JI-N of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

23-Apr

JACOBSON, GEORGE ALEXANDER (22102) age: 27 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS682 JI-N of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Apr

MORGAN-OWEN, MAURICE LINDEN (151873) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS682 JI-N of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Apr

GREEN, ALAN WILLIAM (1576157) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS682 JI-N of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Apr

GLEDHILL, ERNEST (1516394) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS682 JI-N of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Apr

CONSTABLE, PATRICK MILLAR (1563542) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS828 JI-D of No 514 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, DS669 JI-C of the same unit, crashing at Ecke Rethel during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

CAMPBELL, COLIN ALEXANDER (J/89445) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS828 JI-D of No 514 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, DS669 JI-C of the same unit, crashing at Ecke Rethel during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

GRANBOIS, WALLACE LAWRENCE (J/89454) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS828 JI-D of No 514 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, DS669 JI-C of the same unit, crashing at Ecke Rethel during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

GODDARD, GEOFFREY (1049548) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS828 JI-D of No 514 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, DS669 JI-C of the same unit, crashing at Ecke Rethel during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

JONES, GRAHAM RANDALL (1811331) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS828 JI-D of No 514 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, DS669 JI-C of the same unit, crashing at Ecke Rethel during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

HUDSON, JOHN GORDON (41150) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS828 JI-D of No 514 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, DS669 JI-C of the same unit, crashing at Ecke Rethel during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Apr

ROLPH, HENRY THOMAS (1176863) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS828 JI-D of No 514 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, DS669 JI-C of the same unit, crashing at Ecke Rethel during a raid on Dusseldorf.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Apr

CLARKE, SYDNEY MERVYN (50765) age: Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME581 BQ-D of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Spa in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

MAGAN, DANIEL WILLIAM (148510) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME581 BQ-D of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Spa in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

ASHLEY, BORDEN BRAMSHOTT (J/25521) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME581 BQ-D of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Spa in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

MILBURN, PHILIP GILES (J/23416) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME581 BQ-D of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Spa in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

BURDETT, NORMAN WILLIAM ELLISON (J/86419) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME581 BQ-D of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Spa in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

COURTENAY, STANLEY WILLIAM (1578974) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME581 BQ-D of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Spa in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

PALFREY, JOSEPH (1542325) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME581 BQ-D of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Spa in Belgium during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-Apr

BOYCE, DONALD GEORGE NEVILLE (1432345) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ518 LK-C of No 578 Sqn, which came down near Eppinghoven during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

SMITH, PHILLIP COMBLES (1151681) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ518 LK-C of No 578 Sqn, which came down near Eppinghoven during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

MACKAY, DAVID (1823109) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ518 LK-C of No 578 Sqn, which came down near Eppinghoven during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

SCHORR, MAX (1608365) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ518 LK-C of No 578 Sqn, which came down near Eppinghoven during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-Apr

SQUIBB, WILLIAM ALBERT FREDERICK (151601) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA933 6O-S of No 582 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Dives in France after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

23-Apr

FALLOON, HENRY REID (423939) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA933 6O-S of No 582 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Dives in France after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

23-Apr

WALLIS, BERNARD FORFAR (413326) age: 20 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA933 6O-S of No 582 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Dives in France after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

23-Apr

COLLINS, HENRY WILLIAM (1808961) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA933 6O-S of No 582 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Dives in France after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

23-Apr

LYALL, GEORGE (1569054) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA933 6O-S of No 582 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Dives in France after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

23-Apr

McGINN, JOSEPH PETER (1590360) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA933 6O-S of No 582 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Dives in France after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

23-Apr

STURGEON, JOHN ALFRED (1585202) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA933 6O-S of No 582 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Dives in France after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a raid against railway targets at Laon.  He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery

23-Apr

HANKS, JAMES EDWARD (159005) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW640 C8-J of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Someren in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

23-Apr

PENFOLD, COLIN FREDERICK (414335) age: 27 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW640 C8-J of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Someren in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

23-Apr

LOVETT, JOSEPH JAMES (624950) age: 25 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW640 C8-J of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Someren in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

23-Apr

BARRET, HUGH (1277169) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW640 C8-J of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Someren in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

23-Apr

CHAFER, STANLEY ROBERT (1322729) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW640 C8-J of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Someren in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

23-Apr

DUFFY, EDWARD COLIN (1583091) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW640 C8-J of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Someren in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

23-Apr

JACKSON, DUNCAN JOHN (J/21979) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW640 C8-J of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Someren in Holland during a raid to Dusseldorf.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

23-Apr

SILVA-WHITE, WALTER EDWARD BATTL(130178) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, MB937 of No 682 Sqn, which dived into the ground at San Severo after control was lost after take off.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

23-Apr

WILLIAMS, DEWI WYN (1530117) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 1 TMD and died on active service.  He is buried in Toronto (Prospect) Cemetery

23-Apr

LEWIS, JOHN DAVID (1338624) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, MS605 of No 12 AGS, which dived into the sea off St Johns Point in County Down after the drogue hit the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Apr

GUEST, FRANCIS WILLIAM (998946) age: 30 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, MS605 of No 12 AGS, which dived into the sea off St Johns Point in County Down after the drogue hit the sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-Apr

ELLAMS, THOMAS (858945) age: 37 AuxAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9384 'G' of No 1659 HCU, which crashed just outside airfield boundary as it took off from Topcliffe for a training exercise.  He is buried in Ashton-under-Lyne and Dunkinfield Joint Cemetery

23-Apr

HERBERT, HORACE MONTAGUE RICHARD (J/858150) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9384 'G' of No 1659 HCU, which crashed just outside airfield boundary as it took off from Topcliffe for a training exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-Apr

DAWSON, RICHARD FABIAN (R/202351) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9384 'G' of No 1659 HCU, which crashed just outside airfield boundary as it took off from Topcliffe for a training exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-Apr

LUNAN, ATHOL LORNE (R/144320) age: Unknown RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9384 'G' of No 1659 HCU, which crashed just outside airfield boundary as it took off from Topcliffe for a training exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-Apr

McGOVERN, JOSEPH THEODORE (R/210726) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, R9384 'G' of No 1659 HCU, which crashed just outside airfield boundary as it took off from Topcliffe for a training exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-Apr

WHITTOME, ANTHONY ARTHUR (1324622) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle II, V1610 of No 42 OTU, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Boston in Lincolnshire during a night cross-country flight.  He is buried in Thorney Cemetery

23-Apr

RUSBY, KENNETH (1532166) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle II, V1610 of No 42 OTU, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Boston in Lincolnshire during a night cross-country flight.  He is buried in Whitley Bay (Hartley South) Cemetery

23-Apr

HUTCHINSON, JOHN EDWARD (1049565) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Albemarle II, V1610 of No 42 OTU, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Boston in Lincolnshire during a night cross-country flight.  He was cremated at  Stockport Crematorium

23-Apr

GODDARD, ARTHUR (1473916) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Master II, DL477 of No 5 (P) AFU, which collided with P-47, 41-6585 and crashed at Eyton-on-Severn near Shrewsbury.  He is buried in Sheffield (City Road) Cemetery.

23-Apr

PATON, GEORGE WILLIAM (23077) age: Unknown RAF

Wg Cdr

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

23-Apr

WALTON, JOHN(1030016) age: 23 RAFVR

AC2

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

23-Apr

KINVER, CLAUDE HENRY (103832) age: 38 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK and committed suicide by hanging himself in Mousehole.  He is buried in Penzance (Paul) Cemetery.

23-Apr

LAWRENCE, ERNEST WILLIAM (10113) age: 56 RAF

Sqn Ldr

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

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