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Casualties - 25 April 1944


25-Apr

BOYES, ARTHUR SINGLETON (119706) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 5 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

25-Apr

DARBY, ARTHUR WILLIAM CHARLES (1392961) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB719 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Soufflenheim during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Soufflenheim Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

MARTIN, HUBERT EDWARD (1871426) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB719 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Soufflenheim during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Soufflenheim Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

SPENCER, CYRIL GORDON (1609905) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB719 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Soufflenheim during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Soufflenheim Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

NAPIER , JOHN MCDONALD (170713) age: 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB719 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Soufflenheim during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Soufflenheim Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

WALLIS, HARRY ANDRE (174498) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB719 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Soufflenheim during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Soufflenheim Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

WYN-EVANS, JOHN DAVID (171914) age: 28 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB719 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Soufflenheim during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Soufflenheim Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

BRENTON, LEO ARTHUR (J/86444) age: 30 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB719 MG-B of No 7 Sqn, which came down near Soufflenheim during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Soufflenheim Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

MILWARD, ARTHUR HEWITT (136386) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM445 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Birkenhof during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

HOAD, KENNETH CHARLES (108544) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM445 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Birkenhof during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

BENEFIELD, CLIFTON FRANCIS (402463) age: 25 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM445 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Birkenhof during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

PATMORE, ERNEST EDWARD JAMES (1214901) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM445 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Birkenhof during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

JEAPES, SIDNEY ARTHUR (170687) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM445 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Birkenhof during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

BINGHAM, WILLIAM (1519992) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM445 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Birkenhof during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

GILMOUR, BRIAN MONTGOMERY (412234) age: Unknown RNZAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM445 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Birkenhof during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

WHITEHALL, WILLIAM HENRY (1434984) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IID, KX246 of No 20 Sqn, which dived into a river near Kaladan, reason unknown.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Apr

ADAMS, DANIEL GILBERT (1391578) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND537 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which exploded near Pastetten, possibly after being attacked by a night fighter, during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

CONNATTY, TERENCE ROBERT (1128106) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND537 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which exploded near Pastetten, possibly after being attacked by a night fighter, during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

HUBBARD, FRANK WILLIAM (1225889) age: 35 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND537 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which exploded near Pastetten, possibly after being attacked by a night fighter, during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

CLARK, FRANK (168675) age: 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND537 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which exploded near Pastetten, possibly after being attacked by a night fighter, during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

CASTLE, FREDERICK JOHN (1191283) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND537 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which exploded near Pastetten, possibly after being attacked by a night fighter, during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

ROLFE, DOUGLAS (1469579) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND537 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which exploded near Pastetten, possibly after being attacked by a night fighter, during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

SHAW, FRANK (1672605) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND537 EA-S of No 49 Sqn, which exploded near Pastetten, possibly after being attacked by a night fighter, during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

DURHAM, LENNOX (156302) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND876 UN-Z of No 50 Sqn, which was hit by flak and broke in two near Munchen-Laim during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

JACKSON, NORMAN (1434566) age: 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND876 UN-Z of No 50 Sqn, which was hit by flak and broke in two near Munchen-Laim during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

JONES, ERIC STANLEY (1321095) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND876 UN-Z of No 50 Sqn, which was hit by flak and broke in two near Munchen-Laim during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

REYNOLDS, DENNIS LEONARD (1453495) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND876 UN-Z of No 50 Sqn, which was hit by flak and broke in two near Munchen-Laim during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

BROCK, ROBERT GEORGE (J/85520) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND876 UN-Z of No 50 Sqn, which was hit by flak and broke in two near Munchen-Laim during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

BROWN, FRANCIS PATRICK (1583464) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND876 UN-Z of No 50 Sqn, which was hit by flak and broke in two near Munchen-Laim during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

CASAUBON, JOSEPH NOE GUSTAVE ROBERT (R/180956) age: 23 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND876 UN-Z of No 50 Sqn, which was hit by flak and broke in two near Munchen-Laim during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

ALSTON, ERIC ROBERT (48871) age: Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM359 QR-B of No 61 Sqn, which came down near la Chapelle in France during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

25-Apr

OUTRAM, ERNEST JOSEPH (1339346) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM359 QR-B of No 61 Sqn, which came down near la Chapelle in France during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

25-Apr

NEWMAN, CHARLES WILLIAM JOSEPH (172752) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM359 QR-B of No 61 Sqn, which came down near la Chapelle in France during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

25-Apr

JONES, RONALD CLAUDE HAMILTON (646212) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM359 QR-B of No 61 Sqn, which came down near la Chapelle in France during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

25-Apr

GARDNER, ROBERT CECIL (1389521) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM359 QR-B of No 61 Sqn, which came down near la Chapelle in France during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

25-Apr

TAYLOR, ROBERT ARTHUR (1486979) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM359 QR-B of No 61 Sqn, which came down near la Chapelle in France during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

25-Apr

PORTER, CHARLES RAE (J/17584) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD952 of No 62 Sqn, which was shot down by Japanese fighter 60 miles from Imphal during a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Apr

ADSHEAD, PERCY JAMES (1152717) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Dakota III, FD952 or FL602 of No 62 Sqn, which were both shot down by Japanese fighter 60 miles from Imphal during a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Apr

HEALEY, EDWARD ANTHONY JAMES (754053) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Dakota III, FD952 or FL602 of No 62 Sqn, which were both shot down by Japanese fighter 60 miles from Imphal during a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Apr

HIGGINS, WILLIAM HOWARD (1293715) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Dakota III, FD952 or FL602 of No 62 Sqn, which were both shot down by Japanese fighter 60 miles from Imphal during a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Apr

HUNTER, JOHN CHARLES HERBERT LAYLE (1310870) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Dakota III, FD952 or FL602 of No 62 Sqn, which were both shot down by Japanese fighter 60 miles from Imphal during a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Apr

RAMAGE, TOM (1113612) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Dakota III, FD952 or FL602 of No 62 Sqn, which were both shot down by Japanese fighter 60 miles from Imphal during a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Apr

EDWARDS, IAN ALBERT (179194) age: 33 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in either Dakota III, FD952 or FL602 of No 62 Sqn, which were both shot down by Japanese fighter 60 miles from Imphal during a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Apr

WINTERS, ERNEST JOSEPH (658330) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL602 of No 62 Sqn, which was shot down by Japanese fighter 60 miles from Imphal during a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Apr

DIBBINS, DOUGLAS ROBERT (171730) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK789 MP-L of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Welney in Norfolk on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery

25-Apr

DAVENPORT, JAMES GEORGE (1337654) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK789 MP-L of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Welney in Norfolk on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery

25-Apr

HARRISON, NORRIS MERVYN (1819564) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK789 MP-L of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Welney in Norfolk on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Carlton Cemetery

25-Apr

HEAD, GERARD JOHN (1801075) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK789 MP-L of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Welney in Norfolk on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Leytonstone (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

25-Apr

OSWALD, KENNETH CRAVEN (1493028) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK789 MP-L of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Welney in Norfolk on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Southport (Birkdale) Cemetery

25-Apr

BATHE, JOHN RAYMOND (1395700) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK789 MP-L of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Welney in Norfolk on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Witley (All Saints) Churchyard

25-Apr

McCARTNEY, JAMES (31398) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV958 EY-O of No 78 Sqn, which was abandoned near Benestroff following a double engine failure during a raid to Karlsruhe, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Benestroff Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

WALTHAM, JOHN EDWARD (1021045) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV958 EY-O of No 78 Sqn, which was abandoned near Benestroff following a double engine failure during a raid to Karlsruhe, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Benestroff Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

BOURQUE, THEODORE PHILLIP (J/89946) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV958 EY-O of No 78 Sqn, which was abandoned near Benestroff following a double engine failure during a raid to Karlsruhe, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Benestroff Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

GIBBS, HENRY (1819251) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV958 EY-O of No 78 Sqn, which was abandoned near Benestroff following a double engine failure during a raid to Karlsruhe, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Benestroff Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

SKEAT, JOHN ALFRED EDWARD (1796390) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV958 EY-O of No 78 Sqn, which was abandoned near Benestroff following a double engine failure during a raid to Karlsruhe, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Benestroff Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

KADWILL, HENRY JOHN (136955) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW515 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which came down near le Culot in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

SPELLER, THOMAS HERBERT (133029) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW515 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which came down near le Culot in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

DALRYMPLE, ANGUS (112765) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW515 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which came down near le Culot in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

CREER, GEORGE EDWARD (951791) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW515 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which came down near le Culot in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

HAYWOOD, ALFRED GEORGE (1810699) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW515 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which came down near le Culot in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

LINE, ARTHUR RICHARD (1583771) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW515 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which came down near le Culot in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

NICHOLLS, FREDERICK ROY (1602187) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW515 EY-A of No 78 Sqn, which came down near le Culot in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

PEZARO, JAMES BERNARD GEORGE (JIM) (158697) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND469 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak near Allach during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

GREENWOOD, ERNEST WALTER (1461091) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND469 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak near Allach during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

FRENCH, GERARD FRANCIS (798778) age:  RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND469 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak near Allach during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

SOWERSBY, ERNEST SMITH (1523529) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND469 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak near Allach during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

TEBBUTT, GEOFFREY NORMAN (1319032) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND469 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak near Allach during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

WADE, ARTHUR WALTER (1379126) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND469 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak near Allach during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

BALDWINSON, WALTER BALDWIN (R/132001) age: 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND469 OL-C of No 83 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak near Allach during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

CARTER, RICHARD DOUGLAS (116945) age: 37 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND500 OF-G of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near  Kirchheim bei Munchen during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

WICKENS, RONALD CHARLES (151091) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND500 OF-G of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near  Kirchheim bei Munchen during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

WAUGH, KENNETH ROBERT (123041) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND500 OF-G of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near  Kirchheim bei Munchen during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

ALEXANDER, WILLIAM EDWARD (1479414) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND500 OF-G of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near  Kirchheim bei Munchen during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

MUNTON, GORDON CHARLES (1866562) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND500 OF-G of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near  Kirchheim bei Munchen during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

STEWART, HAROLD (1448566) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND500 OF-G of No 97 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near  Kirchheim bei Munchen during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

WEEDON, REGINALD FRANCIS (139700) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND328 HW-W of No 100 Sqn, which came down near St Martens-Voeren in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

ROBERTSON, JOHN MAXWELL (424821) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND328 HW-W of No 100 Sqn, which came down near St Martens-Voeren in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

ARMON, ARTHUR JOHN THOMAS (172478) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND328 HW-W of No 100 Sqn, which came down near St Martens-Voeren in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

BOWDEN, LEONARD DOUGLAS (J/88088) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND328 HW-W of No 100 Sqn, which came down near St Martens-Voeren in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

BOXALL, GEORGE ROBERT (J/88409) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND328 HW-W of No 100 Sqn, which came down near St Martens-Voeren in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

COX, DENNIS BERTRAM (1891838) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND328 HW-W of No 100 Sqn, which came down near St Martens-Voeren in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

JONES, DAVID (954868) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND328 HW-W of No 100 Sqn, which came down near St Martens-Voeren in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

CRABTREE, GEORGE (139709) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, MM419 'L' of No 107 Sqn, which crashed near Le Torps Mensil after hitting the slipstream of another aircraft during an attack on a Noball (V-1) site.  He is buried in Grandcourt War Cemetery

25-Apr

HADLEY, KEITH BAYFIELD (J/21855) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, MM419 'L' of No 107 Sqn, which crashed near Le Torps Mensil after hitting the slipstream of another aircraft during an attack on a Noball (V-1) site.  He is buried in Grandcourt War Cemetery

25-Apr

KNIGHT, GEOFFREY ROBERT (47475) age: 23 RAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 114 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

25-Apr

HOFFMAN, ADOLF DAVID LEON (426598) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK542 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Wolfke in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

ZEGARCHUK, JAMES EUGEN(J/89947) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK542 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Wolfke in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

FORTH, NORMAN LOUIS (1510806) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK542 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Wolfke in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

HOLT, ALAN (2209128) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK542 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Wolfke in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

McKELVIE, WILLIAM (1567526) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK542 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Wolfke in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

PLUMMER, JOHN FREDERICK (1606785) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK542 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Wolfke in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

BENNETT, PETER ANTHONY (1601570) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK542 KO-J of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Wolfke in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

25-Apr

FOSTER, FREDERICK ALBERT (1321968) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS734 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Mechelen in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

25-Apr

CAGIENARD, ROBERT ROLAND (174879) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS734 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Mechelen in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

25-Apr

LETCHER, ALBERT CLAYTON (J/92031) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS734 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Mechelen in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

25-Apr

MacLEOD, JOSEPH MURDOCH (J/92030) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS734 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Mechelen in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

25-Apr

KELLY, CHARLES PHILIP (2204866) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS734 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Mechelen in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

25-Apr

KING, FRANK DESMOND (1892896) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS734 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Mechelen in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

25-Apr

SHORTEN, WILLIAM (1508293) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS734 KO-Y of No 115 Sqn, which came down near Mechelen in Belgium during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

25-Apr

EDGAR, JOSEPH WALTER (R/158374) age: 30 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM529 AS-I of No 166 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Wallers-Trelon in France during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Avesnes-sur-Helpe Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

TAIT, DAVID REID (172306) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM529 AS-I of No 166 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Wallers-Trelon in France during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Avesnes-sur-Helpe Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

COHEN, BENJAMIN (1523141) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM529 AS-I of No 166 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Wallers-Trelon in France during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Avesnes-sur-Helpe Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

HARBRON, HARRY (1591194) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM529 AS-I of No 166 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Wallers-Trelon in France during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Avesnes-sur-Helpe Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

KIRKHAM, LEONARD (1117305) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM529 AS-I of No 166 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Wallers-Trelon in France during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Avesnes-sur-Helpe Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

TEMPLETON, JOHN (1822885) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM529 AS-I of No 166 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Wallers-Trelon in France during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Avesnes-sur-Helpe Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

FIDDES, JOHN DUNCAN (R/106742) age: 25 RCAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM529 AS-I of No 166 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Wallers-Trelon in France during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Avesnes-sur-Helpe Communal Cemetery

25-Apr

CROWDY, CHARLES WILLIAM CECIL (J/25101) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW622 DT-R of No 192 Sqn, which came down near Haasdonk during a bomber support sortie to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

25-Apr

MORTIMER, LESLIE LLOYD (J/24033) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW622 DT-R of No 192 Sqn, which came down near Haasdonk during a bomber support sortie to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

25-Apr

WILMER, MAURICE CHARLES ALFRED (1810273) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW622 DT-R of No 192 Sqn, which came down near Haasdonk during a bomber support sortie to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

25-Apr

VINCENT, PETER HORACE GORDON (R/197679) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW622 DT-R of No 192 Sqn, which came down near Haasdonk during a bomber support sortie to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

25-Apr

ELLIOTT, THOMAS HAROLD (J/90281) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW622 DT-R of No 192 Sqn, which came down near Haasdonk during a bomber support sortie to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

25-Apr

MORRIS, FREDERICK WILLIAM (J/90364) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW622 DT-R of No 192 Sqn, which came down near Haasdonk during a bomber support sortie to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

25-Apr

PARKIN, DONALD (1592560) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW622 DT-R of No 192 Sqn, which came down near Haasdonk during a bomber support sortie to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

25-Apr

ETIENNE, FRANCIS (R/203265) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW622 DT-R of No 192 Sqn, which came down near Haasdonk during a bomber support sortie to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

25-Apr

MANTLE, JOHN HAYDN (1254045) age:  RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG462 of No 194 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Japanese fighter during a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Apr

GRYNKIEWICZ, TEOFIL (1383357) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG462 of No 194 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Japanese fighter during a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Apr

PILE, RONALD GEORGE (926789) age: 29 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG462 of No 194 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Japanese fighter during a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Apr

SHEPHERD, STEPHEN JAMES (1166190) age: 29 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG462 of No 194 Sqn, which was probably shot down by Japanese fighter during a supply dropping sortie.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Apr

KINGSLAND, ALEXANDER (1801276) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 223 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

25-Apr

MUDGE, VICTOR JAMES (1270710) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 223 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

25-Apr

DE KLERK, JOHANNES STEPHANUS (328486V) age: 18 SAAF

Lt

He was serving with No 223 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

25-Apr

HOROBIN, WILLIAM HENRY (1109882) age: 23 RAFVR

AC2

He had been serving with No 237 Sqn but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Liang, Ambon.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

25-Apr

MURPHY, WILLIAM (J/22084) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ503 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down near Zuilichem in Holland during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Zuilichem General Cemetery

25-Apr

REDMONDS, ALFRED SAMUEL (J/28213) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ503 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down near Zuilichem in Holland during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Zuilichem General Cemetery

25-Apr

WATTERSON, DAVID DOUGLAS (J/20177) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ503 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down near Zuilichem in Holland during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Zuilichem General Cemetery

25-Apr

HANSFORD, ARTHUR (179265) age: 36 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ503 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down near Zuilichem in Holland during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Zuilichem General Cemetery

25-Apr

WEBB, EDWARD VICTOR (R/114846) age: 21 RCAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ503 PT-L of No 420 Sqn, which came down near Zuilichem in Holland during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Zuilichem General Cemetery

25-Apr

CHAPMAN, ROBERT SCOTT (J/88411) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX318 QB-O of No 424 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak on the run into the target at Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Apr

HUGLI, WILLIAM PAUL (J/12224) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX318 QB-O of No 424 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak on the run into the target at Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Apr

MAYOR, GEORGE WILLIAM (J/91171) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX318 QB-O of No 424 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak on the run into the target at Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Apr

DOCHERTY, WILLIAM (1562816) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX318 QB-O of No 424 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak on the run into the target at Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Apr

POUND, GEORGE ALBERT ALEXANDER (1510041) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX318 QB-O of No 424 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak on the run into the target at Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Apr

CROSBIE, DOUGLAS ALEXANDER (J/21660) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV962 QB-X of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Werkendam in Holland during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Werkendam Protestant Cemetery

25-Apr

TINLINE, JOHN EVAN (J/26318) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV962 QB-X of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Werkendam in Holland during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Werkendam Protestant Cemetery

25-Apr

MOLONEY, PATRICK MURRAY (421364) age: 34 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV962 QB-X of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Werkendam in Holland during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Werkendam Protestant Cemetery

25-Apr

BOUDREAU, LAWRENCE JOSEPH HENRY (J/88809) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV962 QB-X of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Werkendam in Holland during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Werkendam Protestant Cemetery

25-Apr

TRUDEAU, ZENON ROMEO (J/87046) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV962 QB-X of No 424 Sqn, which came down near Werkendam in Holland during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Werkendam Protestant Cemetery

25-Apr

BOUCHER, GERALD JOSEPH (J/87815) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ573 KW-G of No 425 Sqn, which abandoned after being attacked by a night fighter near Oosterschelde, but he did not survive, possibly killed in the initial attack.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

25-Apr

DRAGANIUK, WILLIAM (J/88717) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV968 ZL-L of No 427 Sqn, which abandoned after the control surfaces became frozen solid near Saarbrucken, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Apr

HICKS, MERVYN JACK (2220764) age: 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV968 ZL-L of No 427 Sqn, which abandoned after the control surfaces became frozen solid near Saarbrucken, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Apr

SPARLING, RICHARD HERBERT (J/29535) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK394 of No 441 Sqn, which was shot down by a Fw 190 during a sweep to Laon.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Apr

BRAITHWAITE, JOHN SIDNEY (411479) age: 28 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL848 JO-X of No 463 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sulzemoos during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

NOAKES, GORDON HUGHIE (424570) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL848 JO-X of No 463 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sulzemoos during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

BROWN, EDWIN RYLAND (426302) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL848 JO-X of No 463 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sulzemoos during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

PAGE, ERIC WILTON (410171) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL848 JO-X of No 463 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sulzemoos during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

FAIR, THOMAS WORTHINGTON (J/86024) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL848 JO-X of No 463 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sulzemoos during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

CRATE, STANLEY RALPH (1608732) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL848 JO-X of No 463 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sulzemoos during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

GUILE, RONALD (1675093) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL848 JO-X of No 463 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sulzemoos during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

FITTOCK, LORENZO JAMES SHANN (415753) age: 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, MM400 'J' of No 464 Sqn, which was ditched in the Channel after being hit by flak during a night sortie over Northern France.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Apr

MATTHEWS, JAMES LEITH (1149356) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was possibly killed or died from injuries sustained when Mosquito VI, NS896 'D' of No 464 Sqn, overshot its landing at Gravesend and crashed into his tent.  He is buried in Mirfield (St Mary) Churchyard

25-Apr

COOK, JAMES DOUGLAS (1127087) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EP412 of No 520 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Gibraltar following a engine failure shortly after taking off for a THUM flight.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

25-Apr

HARDEN, GEORGE JAMES (61077) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV394 KC-M of No 617 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Tigerfeld on its return from a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

BAKER, ALFRED (1087406) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME723 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Aschheim during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

BRUNT, EDWARD (1575724) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME723 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Aschheim during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

WITHINSHAW, ROY (1578093) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME723 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Aschheim during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

POWELL, ERIC NASH (53935) age: 24 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME723 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Aschheim during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

SCHOFIELD, DEREK (174944) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME723 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Aschheim during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

DURKIN, JAMES ALEXANDER (2209756) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME723 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Aschheim during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

GOLDING, DERRICK WALTER (1601186) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME723 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Aschheim during a raid to Munich.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

FAIRBAIRN, NEIL JOSEPH (50478) age: 21 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME693 GI-F of No 622 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Apr

JAMESON, ANDREW (169723) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME693 GI-F of No 622 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Apr

LOCK, WILLIAM EDWARD (1600299) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME693 GI-F of No 622 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Apr

MOORE, ROY SKILTON (1319944) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME693 GI-F of No 622 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Apr

COCHRANE, JOHN (1550734) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME693 GI-F of No 622 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Apr

MACLEAN, ARCHIBALD (1823590) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME693 GI-F of No 622 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Apr

PEARCE, WILLIAM CHARLES (1653773) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME693 GI-F of No 622 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

25-Apr

SHELL, JOHN LANDER (1317832) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV177 UM-K2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Boxted in Essex on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

25-Apr

GUNN, FRANCIS WINBURN (J/85972) age: 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV177 UM-K2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Boxted in Essex on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

25-Apr

McPHERSON, MURRAY LANGTRY (J/89285) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV177 UM-K2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Boxted in Essex on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

25-Apr

RANDLE, DENNIS (1575025) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV177 UM-K2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Boxted in Essex on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

25-Apr

CAMERON, ROBERT EDGAR HALL (R/116874) age: 20 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV177 UM-K2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Boxted in Essex on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

25-Apr

MAYGER, JAMES DOUGLAS (1821101) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV177 UM-K2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Boxted in Essex on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Glasgow Western Necropolis

25-Apr

FANCY, ERNEST JOHN (1608414) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV177 UM-K2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Boxted in Essex on its return from a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Lytchett Minster Churchyard

25-Apr

KORBYL, PAUL FRANK (J/25353) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV244 UM-L2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Plottersdorf during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

CRYSTAL, ROWLAND HENRY (1322496) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV244 UM-L2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Plottersdorf during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

DAVIES, GEORGE HENRY (1537068) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV244 UM-L2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Plottersdorf during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

BAINBRIDGE, GEORGE HARVEY (J/86239) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV244 UM-L2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Plottersdorf during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

BERNYK, VICTOR HECTOR (J/86027) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV244 UM-L2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Plottersdorf during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

HODGE, JAMES GERRARD (1561655) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV244 UM-L2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Plottersdorf during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

WILSON, JACK (1691004) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV244 UM-L2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Plottersdorf during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

25-Apr

BAKER, FREDERICK BASIL (656153) age: 25 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED424 UM-E2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Haquenau during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Haguenau French National Cemetery

25-Apr

CRADDOCK, RONALD GERRARD (1575892) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED424 UM-E2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Haquenau during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Haguenau French National Cemetery

25-Apr

EYRES, ERIC GORDON MORRICE (1394192) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED424 UM-E2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Haquenau during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Haguenau French National Cemetery

25-Apr

KIMBER, BERNARD MICHAEL (1592750) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED424 UM-E2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Haquenau during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Haguenau French National Cemetery

25-Apr

KIMBER, FREDERICK CHARLES (1835657) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED424 UM-E2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Haquenau during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Haguenau French National Cemetery

25-Apr

McVEY, JOHN HAROLD (1556369) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED424 UM-E2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Haquenau during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Haguenau French National Cemetery

25-Apr

SKELLY, FRANK (1629697) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED424 UM-E2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Haquenau during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Haguenau French National Cemetery

25-Apr

DUNBAR, MAXWELL (424162) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was flying as the tail gunner in Lancaster I, ME717 LE-G of No 630 Sqn, which made a crash landing at Borgoi, Corsica after being severely damaged by a night fight but he was killed when the tail of the aircraft collided with a parked aircraft.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

25-Apr

RIGBY, JOSEPH (156774) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND848 F2-B of No 635 Sqn, which came down near Loon op Zand in Holland during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

25-Apr

BLOOMER, JOHN EDWIN (574661) age: 21 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND848 F2-B of No 635 Sqn, which came down near Loon op Zand in Holland during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

25-Apr

TOMLIN, DOUGLAS (J/90650) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND848 F2-B of No 635 Sqn, which came down near Loon op Zand in Holland during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

25-Apr

HEWLETT, ROY DOUGLAS (1609263) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND848 F2-B of No 635 Sqn, which came down near Loon op Zand in Holland during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

25-Apr

HOYLE, JOHN WILLIAM (1503849) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND848 F2-B of No 635 Sqn, which came down near Loon op Zand in Holland during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

25-Apr

WILSON, PETER COLLINSON (1459231) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND848 F2-B of No 635 Sqn, which came down near Loon op Zand in Holland during a raid to Karlsruhe.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

25-Apr

CARR, RONALD RICHARD (3025469) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ639 of No 10 RS, which dived into the Irish Sea off Tuskar Rock during a W/T training sortie.  He is buried in Morval (St Wenna) Church Cemetery

25-Apr

JOHNSON, ROBERT IRVINE (118115) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ639 of No 10 RS, which dived into the Irish Sea off Tuskar Rock during a W/T training sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Apr

TUDEHOPE, REGINALD JOSEPH (424479) age: 24 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ639 of No 10 RS, which dived into the Irish Sea off Tuskar Rock during a W/T training sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Apr

YOUNG, SYDNEY JAMES HERBERT (424503) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, DJ639 of No 10 RS, which dived into the Irish Sea off Tuskar Rock during a W/T training sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Apr

BURZYNSKI, Kazimierz (P.0015) age: 47 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW148  of No 112 Wing, which crashed into a tenement building in Montreal and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Dorval en-route to India.  He is buried in Montreal (Notre Dame Des Neiges) Cemetery

25-Apr

NOWICKI, Adolf Jan (P.0832) age: 30 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW148  of No 112 Wing, which crashed into a tenement building in Montreal and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Dorval en-route to India.  He is buried in Montreal (Notre Dame Des Neiges) Cemetery

25-Apr

KUZNIACKI, Andrezej Czeslaw (P.2315) age: 30 PAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW148  of No 112 Wing, which crashed into a tenement building in Montreal and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Dorval en-route to India.  He is buried in Montreal (Notre Dame Des Neiges) Cemetery

25-Apr

JONES, ISLWYN (635095) age: 23 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW148  of No 112 Wing, which crashed into a tenement building in Montreal and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Dorval en-route to India.  He is buried in Montreal (Mount Royal) Cemetery

25-Apr

WILSON, JAMES SMITH (J/39021) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW148  of No 112 Wing, which crashed into a tenement building in Montreal and burst into flames shortly after taking off from Dorval en-route to India.  He is buried in Trenton (Ewing) Church Cemetery

25-Apr

COKER, FREDERICK CHARLES (1468060) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK542 of No 12 OTU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea during a diversionary operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Apr

BARBER, DENNIS ALBERT (1339953) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK542 of No 12 OTU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea during a diversionary operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Apr

BURTON, FRANCIS JOHN (1483336) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK542 of No 12 OTU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea during a diversionary operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Apr

CURRAN, ANDREW PETER (2204864) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK542 of No 12 OTU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea during a diversionary operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Apr

HARGOOD, CHARLES ARTHUR (1155026) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK542 of No 12 OTU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea during a diversionary operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Apr

KOTARBA, Henryk (P.780878) age: 22 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ942  of No 13 OTU, which crashed near Finmere, Oxfordshire whilst attempting to make a single engine landing.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery

25-Apr

BRZOSTOWSKI, Marian Zenon (P.703152) age: 31 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ942  of No 13 OTU, which crashed near Finmere, Oxfordshire whilst attempting to make a single engine landing.  He is buried in Northwood Cemetery

25-Apr

WALKER, JAMES ELMSLIE DFC and 2 Bars (J/3199) age: 25 RCAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Auster III, NK116 of No 144 Wing, which crashed near Marlborough after the wing hit a tree on a communications flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

25-Apr

CROSS, FREDERICK THOMAS (1314436) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X LP284 of No 16 OTU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea during a diversionary operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Apr

CAMERON, JOHN WESLEY (1823538) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X LP284 of No 16 OTU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea during a diversionary operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Apr

CHAUNDY, MAURICE LEONARD (1820306) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X LP284 of No 16 OTU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea during a diversionary operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Apr

HINTON, FREDERICK WILLIAM (1651235) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X LP284 of No 16 OTU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea during a diversionary operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Apr

LISTER, DEREK EDWARD (1801710) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X LP284 of No 16 OTU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea during a diversionary operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Apr

HEMMING, GORDON WILLIAM (R/170494) age: 32 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X LP284 of No 16 OTU, which was lost without a trace over the North Sea during a diversionary operation.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

25-Apr

HENDERSON, MARVIN GEORGE (J/17722) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito III, LR525 of No 1655 MTU, which spun into the ground near Warboys eight minutes after take off on solo night flying exercise following an engine failure.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

25-Apr

WILLIAMS, GEORGE (154513) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX583 of No 2 (O) AFU, which flew into a mountain near Dolgarrog in Wales.  He is buried in Arnold Cemetery

25-Apr

ROBSON, NORMAN VALENTINE NEVILLE (1386485) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX583 of No 2 (O) AFU, which flew into a mountain near Dolgarrog in Wales.  He is buried in Bandon Hill Cemetery

25-Apr

POLOMARK, JOHN MARSHALL (J/35815) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX583 of No 2 (O) AFU, which flew into a mountain near Dolgarrog in Wales.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

25-Apr

SMITH, REGINALD WILLIAM THOMAS (1585333) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX583 of No 2 (O) AFU, which flew into a mountain near Dolgarrog in Wales.  He is buried in Morden Cemetery

25-Apr

JACKSON, WILFRED (1024519) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, AX583 of No 2 (O) AFU, which flew into a mountain near Dolgarrog in Wales.  He was cremated at  Blackpool (Carleton) Crematorium, Poulton-le-Fylde

25-Apr

WIEGAND, WILLIAM NORMAN (J/18006) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX322 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed in a flat spin near Rousham in Oxfordshire. .  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

25-Apr

SKIPSEY, ROBERT REGINALD (427955) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX322 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed in a flat spin near Rousham in Oxfordshire. .  He is buried in Darlington West Cemetery

25-Apr

PATON, ANDREW (1827709) age: 39 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX322 of No 2 (O) AFU, which crashed in a flat spin near Rousham in Oxfordshire. .  He is buried in Kidlington Burial Ground

25-Apr

KEMPSON, JOHN (1603550) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained on 20/21 Apr 1944 whilst flying in Wellington X, LN896 of No 28 OTU, which was lost on a Nickel raid to Northern France.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

25-Apr

CORMACK, IAN CHARLES (424852) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LW825 of No 6 (P) AFU, which crashed after hitting a tree near Windrush airfield during night circuit practice.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

25-Apr

BENNETT, HENRY THOMAS LEONARD (424411) age: 26 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG138 of No 6 AOS, which was shot down near Godmanchester by an enemy fighter.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

25-Apr

McNEIL, JOHN (1670592) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Anson I, EG138 of No 6 AOS, which was shot down near Godmanchester by an enemy fighter.  He is buried in Glasgow (Lambhill) Cemetery

25-Apr

MINARD, ALLAN MURRAY (J/38664) age: 31 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG138 of No 6 AOS, which was shot down near Godmanchester by an enemy fighter.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

25-Apr

HOPKINS, ERIC FRANK (1654214) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG138 of No 6 AOS, which was shot down near Godmanchester by an enemy fighter.  He is buried in Newport (Christchurch) Cemetery

25-Apr

RIXSON, NORMAN DANIEL (1602545) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, EG138 of No 6 AOS, which was shot down near Godmanchester by an enemy fighter.  He is buried in Thurrock (Grays) New Cemetery

25-Apr

SILVESTER, JOHN HERBERT (159721) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL167 of the TFU, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing following an engine fire.  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery

25-Apr

ELSDON-HOWARD, JOSEPH (1169882) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Repton 3 Qtr.  He is buried in Wellingborough (Finedon) Cemetery

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