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Casualties - 24 April 1944


24-Apr

LOCKWOOD, ROYSTON (1139270) age: 38 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 74 Sqn but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in York.  He is buried in Fulford Cemetery

24-Apr

SYKES, PAUL DERRICK (1216818) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW270 KN-P of No 77 Sqn, which was abandoned near Hjaelm in Denmark after being attacked by a Bf 110 night fighter during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

24-Apr

JONES, GLYN (2209509) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW270 KN-P of No 77 Sqn, which was abandoned near Hjaelm in Denmark after being attacked by a Bf 110 night fighter during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

24-Apr

LOVEROCK, WILLIAM HENRY (1819711) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, LW270 KN-P of No 77 Sqn, which was abandoned near Hjaelm in Denmark after being attacked by a Bf 110 night fighter during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

24-Apr

SCAIFE, WILLIAM (1121283) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 84 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

24-Apr

TOWNROW, LEONARD ARTHUR (415041) age: 24 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He captured on 29 May 1943 whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED821 of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Harlingen during a raid on Essen but died in captivity.  He is buried in Leeuwarden Northern General Cemetery

24-Apr

PEARCE, NORMAN (1737174) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX151 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Danish island of Omo during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Omo Churchyard

24-Apr

HALL, ALEXANDER HENRY (151580) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX151 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Danish island of Omo during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

24-Apr

WEIR, IVAN ARNOLD (J/86890) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX151 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Danish island of Omo during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

24-Apr

WOPLIN, CHRISTOPHER GEORG(1423134) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX151 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Danish island of Omo during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Svino Churchyard

24-Apr

PAINTER, ARTHUR JOSEPH (151098) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX151 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Danish island of Omo during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Apr

CLARKE, ROBERT JOSEPH (1823047) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX151 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Danish island of Omo during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Apr

LOKE, ROBERT DENNIS (1819350) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HX151 DY-M of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Danish island of Omo during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Apr

DAVIES, ARTHUR WILLIAM BOWEN (80289) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LB727 of No 123 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive reconnaissance patrol.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

24-Apr

SAVAGE, JOHN RAYMOND (118493) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EE741 of No 208 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near San Vito.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

24-Apr

FEDORENKO, Aleksander (P.1083) age: 26 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL855 BH-G of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Michelstadt during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Michelstadt Cemetery, Erbach

24-Apr

JASINSKI, Wladyslaw Marian (P.2264) age: 27 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL855 BH-G of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Michelstadt during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Michelstadt Cemetery, Erbach

24-Apr

DUDZIAK, Janusz (P.704196) age: 26 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL855 BH-G of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Michelstadt during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Michelstadt Cemetery, Erbach

24-Apr

JAGIELLO, Jan (P.704596) age: 21 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL855 BH-G of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Michelstadt during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Michelstadt Cemetery, Erbach

24-Apr

POGODZINSKI, Edmund (P.784557) age: 27 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL855 BH-G of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Michelstadt during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Michelstadt Cemetery, Erbach

24-Apr

ROZYCKI, Zenon (P.703225) age: 24 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL855 BH-G of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Michelstadt during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Michelstadt Cemetery, Erbach

24-Apr

WODO, Kazimierz (P.782600) age: 31 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL855 BH-G of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Michelstadt during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Michelstadt Cemetery, Erbach

24-Apr

WOCH, Zbigniew Antoni (P.1780) age: 29 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM486 BH-C of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He has  no known grave

24-Apr

KRYSIAK, Karol  (P.703157) age: 26 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM486 BH-C of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He has  no known grave

24-Apr

PRUSS, Wladyslaw (P.793556) age: 24 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM486 BH-C of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He has  no known grave

24-Apr

WALECKI, Jozef Zygmunt (P.704024) age: 22 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM486 BH-C of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He has  no known grave

24-Apr

WIJTYK, Michal Wlodzimierz (P.784189) age: 27 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM486 BH-C of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He has  no known grave

24-Apr

KARALUN, Wladyslaw (P.794454) age: 30 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM486 BH-C of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He has  no known grave

24-Apr

KUROWSKI, Ludwig Jozef (P.0819) age: 34 PAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM486 BH-C of No 300 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He has  no known grave

24-Apr

KRAUSE, P J USAAF() age: Killed

Flt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ525 of No 425 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Topcliffe in North Yorkshire during a training flight.  He is buried in

24-Apr

WEST, CHARLES FRANCIS (1330246) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ525 of No 425 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Topcliffe in North Yorkshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Abney Park Cemetery

24-Apr

WILCOX, LEONARD RUSSELL (R/74336) age: 22 RCAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ525 of No 425 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Topcliffe in North Yorkshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Apr

GILLIES, JOHN ALEXANDER (J/24961) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ525 of No 425 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Topcliffe in North Yorkshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Apr

CAMPBELL, KENNETH PETER (J/90947) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ525 of No 425 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Topcliffe in North Yorkshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Apr

LEECH, JOHN PETER (J/88346) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ525 of No 425 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Topcliffe in North Yorkshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Apr

PICKERING, DAVID (J/91050) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ525 of No 425 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Topcliffe in North Yorkshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Apr

SMITH, RICHMOND WESLEY (J/87649) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ525 of No 425 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Topcliffe in North Yorkshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

24-Apr

HIGGINS, ALFRED ARTHUR JOHN (1808537) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ525 of No 425 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Topcliffe in North Yorkshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Woodgrange Park Cemetery, East Ham

24-Apr

EMSLEY, ERNEST GEORG (1894515) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME747 PG-Q of No 619 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Hornsea in East Yorkshire during a night training flight.  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery

24-Apr

VEAL, FREDERICK ERNEST WILLIAM (1603709) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME747 PG-Q of No 619 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Hornsea in East Yorkshire during a night training flight.  He is buried in Emery Down (Christ Church) Churchyard

24-Apr

WILKS, GEOFFREY TALBOT (419430) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME747 PG-Q of No 619 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Hornsea in East Yorkshire during a night training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Apr

KERSEY, DOUGLAS WILLIAM ANTHONY (1324503) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME747 PG-Q of No 619 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Hornsea in East Yorkshire during a night training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Apr

BROOMFIELD, JOHN (54634) age: 21 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME747 PG-Q of No 619 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Hornsea in East Yorkshire during a night training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Apr

HUNT, KENNETH WILLIAM PERCIVAL (1396680) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME747 PG-Q of No 619 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Hornsea in East Yorkshire during a night training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Apr

TUCKER, FREDERICK LIEGE (1891569) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME747 PG-Q of No 619 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Hornsea in East Yorkshire during a night training flight.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Apr

AITKEN, PHILIP RAYMOND (123092) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ759 of No 111 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

24-Apr

PEARCE, FREDERICK ARCHIBALD (1561521) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ759 of No 111 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

24-Apr

THOMAS, PETER HENRY (1384747) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ759 of No 111 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

24-Apr

FUSSELL, DENIS WILLIAM (1580360) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ759 of No 111 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

24-Apr

POWELL, KENNETH (1398357) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ759 of No 111 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

24-Apr

SEAFORTH, STANLEY HENRY (1395491) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ759 of No 111 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

24-Apr

SPILLER, JOHN WILLIAM JAMES (1586438) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ759 of No 111 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial

24-Apr

NAYLER, EDWARD ALLAN (425885) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN878 of No 21 OTU, which was lost over the North Sea during daylight navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Apr

BEILBY, JOHN GEORGE (414456) age: 24 RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN878 of No 21 OTU, which was lost over the North Sea during daylight navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Apr

MACFARLANE, MURDO DONALD DAVIDSON (432219) age: 27 RAAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN878 of No 21 OTU, which was lost over the North Sea during daylight navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Apr

DUNN, JOHN HENRY (1337677) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN878 of No 21 OTU, which was lost over the North Sea during daylight navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Apr

LANE, WILLIAM (1894750) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN878 of No 21 OTU, which was lost over the North Sea during daylight navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

24-Apr

FLISHER, GERALD ROBERT (1606838) age: 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AT464 of No 36 SFTS, which spun into the ground near Red Deer following an engine fire.  He is buried in Red Deer Cemetery

24-Apr

MANN, JACK (1625196) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, AT464 of No 36 SFTS, which spun into the ground near Red Deer following an engine fire.  He is buried in Red Deer Cemetery

24-Apr

CAMERON, KENNETH JOHN (1569890) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ759 of No 111 OTU, which failed to return from a navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Ottawa Memorial.

24-Apr

COSTON, CHARLES ERNEST (MICK) (912400) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died accidentally, his death being registered in Lancaster.  He is buried in Reading (Henley Road) Cemetery.

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