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Casualties - 26 - 27 April 1944


26-Apr

NELSON, DOUGLAS HAIG (54296) age: 25 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FX949 'K' of No 129 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Beauvais airfield during a Ranger sortie.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

26-Apr

ALLAN, ARTHUR RAYMOND (135505) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE462 of No 144 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Sumburgh.  He is buried in Sevenoaks (Greatness Park) Cemetery

26-Apr

BANKS, LEO JOSEPH (49221) age: 31 RAF

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NE462 of No 144 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Sumburgh.  He is buried in Thornton Garden of Rest

26-Apr

MEYER, BRUCE SYDNEY (403758) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV409 of No 281 Sqn, which stalled and crashed into the sea whilst circling a lifeboat off Puffin Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Apr

HERBERT, ROBERT (969208) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV409 of No 281 Sqn, which stalled and crashed into the sea whilst circling a lifeboat off Puffin Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Apr

TURNER, HENRY (1268615) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV409 of No 281 Sqn, which stalled and crashed into the sea whilst circling a lifeboat off Puffin Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Apr

WEST, ROBERT JAMES (176510) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick ASR I, BV409 of No 281 Sqn, which stalled and crashed into the sea whilst circling a lifeboat off Puffin Island.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Apr

WENZEL, CLARENCE GERHART (J/85020) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Warwick I, BV409 of No 281 Sqn, which stalled and crashed into the sea whilst circling a lifeboat off Puffin Island. He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Apr

LYSICKY, VOJJECH  (169985) age: 28 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was serving with No 313 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Chichester.  He is buried in Chichester Cemetery

26-Apr

FANTA, FRANTISEK  (788113) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 313 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Chichester.  He is buried in Chichester Cemetery

26-Apr

LASKA, JAN  (82558) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 313 Sqn, which and died on war service at Appledram.  He is buried in Chichester Cemetery

26-Apr

ALLIGIER, C A FFAF (?) age: unknown

Sgt Chef

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK346 'T' of No 329 Sqn, which collided with 145 Airfield's Wing Leader in cloud on its return from  a sweep to Mons.  

26-Apr

CHEMINADE, J FFAF (?) age: 

Adj Chef

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK360 'S' of No 329 Sqn, which came down in the sea off St Catharine’s Point whilst providing escort to rescue boats.  

26-Apr

HIND, THOMAS (411896) age: 25 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ882 of No 547 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Fishguard having carried out a practice attack on target submarine.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Apr

CHEGWIDDEN, ELIAS STOUT (639148) age: 24 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ882 of No 547 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Fishguard having carried out a practice attack on target submarine.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Apr

SMITH, NORMAN OWEN (J/24459) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ882 of No 547 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Fishguard having carried out a practice attack on target submarine.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

26-Apr

CHANCEY, WALLACE WILBUR (798750) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ882 of No 547 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Fishguard having carried out a practice attack on target submarine.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

26-Apr

CORLESS, JOSEPH HORRAC(51332) age: 24 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ882 of No 547 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Fishguard having carried out a practice attack on target submarine.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Apr

FAWCETT, KENNETH (1196180) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ882 of No 547 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Fishguard having carried out a practice attack on target submarine.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Apr

HEELS, MARK EDWARD (149166) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ882 of No 547 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Fishguard having carried out a practice attack on target submarine.  He is buried in Abney Park Cemetery

26-Apr

TERRY, KENNETH THOMAS PEART (33523) age: 23 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ882 of No 547 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Fishguard having carried out a practice attack on target submarine.  He is buried in York (Dringhouses) Burial Ground

26-Apr

WALTERS, RAYMOND HENRY (1653803) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ882 of No 547 Sqn, which crashed into the sea off Fishguard having carried out a practice attack on target submarine.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

26-Apr

WILLIAMS, ALBAN STANLEY (123513) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, LZ895 of No 1435 Sqn, which crashed in Yugoslavia after catching fire in the air.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

26-Apr

MARPLES, ROY (70868) age: 24 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK373 of No 145 Airfield, which collided with MK346 'T' of No 329 Sqn in cloud near Horsham on its return from a sweep to Mons.  He is buried in Chichester Cemetery

26-Apr

HICKLIN, ALFRED BARCLAY (1673351) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, N5466 of No 2 EFTS, which broke up in the air over Worcester.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

26-Apr

BURMAN, THOMAS HOWARD (997492) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in an unknown aircraft of No 26 EFTS, which crash landed at Larne Landing Ground, Gwelo.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

26-Apr

BALL, ALLAN (610489) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in an unknown aircraft of No 26 EFTS, which crash landed at Larne Landing Ground, Gwelo.  He is buried in Gweru Cemetery.

26-Apr

MOUSDELL, NORMAN ALBERT ROBERTS (149351) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF640 'P' of No 30 OTU, which flew into high ground near Hixon whilst attempting a go-round after bouncing on landing during night circuits.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

26-Apr

MACDONALD, EDWARD DIXON (1685261) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF640 'P' of No 30 OTU, which flew into high ground near Hixon whilst attempting a go-round after bouncing on landing during night circuits.  He is buried in Ennerdale (St Mary) Churchyard Extension

26-Apr

PURBRICK, HAROLD DESMOND (1836889) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF640 'P' of No 30 OTU, which flew into high ground near Hixon whilst attempting a go-round after bouncing on landing during night circuits.  He is buried in Yatton Keynell (St Margaret) Churchyard

26-Apr

JEWELL, CYRIL JACK (1602256) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIB, P8193 of No 57 OTU, which crashed after hitting a tree whilst low flying near Wark, Northumberland.  He was cremated at  Brighton (Downs) Crematorium

26-Apr

HENDERSON, PETER (154768) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Tiger Moth II, T6579 of No 6 EFTS, which crashed after hitting a tree whilst low flying.  He was cremated at  Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium

26-Apr

DAWSON, HUGH (799961) age: 38 RAFVR

Cpl

He was died whilst serving at AHQ India, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai.

26-Apr

LANE, ROY (41028) age: 24 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was attached to the Chindits from HQ ACSEA as a liaison officer and was flying Hurricane IIB, BG913 to Imphal when he was forced to land near the village of Hmangin as the result of a glycol leak the previous day.  He set off walking towards the British lines but was captured by the Japanese and killed.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

26-Apr

HOLMES, MORRIS (1167017) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

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

27-Apr

HENDRY, ANDREW GILLESPIE (141570) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX326 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which was shot by both flak and night fighters on its return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

27-Apr

ALLEN, CLIFFORD ARTHUR LAWRENCE (148787) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX326 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which was shot by both flak and night fighters on its return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

27-Apr

HAGERTY, CYRIL WILLIAM (1394214) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX326 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which was shot by both flak and night fighters on its return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

27-Apr

JONES, WALTER STANLEY (J/89252) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX326 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which was shot by both flak and night fighters on its return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

27-Apr

DUERDEN, CHARLES (2204002) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX326 ZA-N of No 10 Sqn, which was shot by both flak and night fighters on its return from a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

27-Apr

McKAY, ALFRED THOMPSON (138480) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND873 PH-H of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Asten in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

27-Apr

SMITH, LAWRENCE LINDSAY (J/25520) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND873 PH-H of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Asten in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

27-Apr

NICHOLLS, GEORGE EDWIN (172425) age: 32 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND873 PH-H of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Asten in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

27-Apr

DYERSON, HAROLD EDWARD (1504327) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND873 PH-H of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Asten in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

27-Apr

LAYBOURNE, ROY WILLIAM (1695288) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND873 PH-H of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Asten in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

27-Apr

McJANNETT, ALEXANDER STRATHERN (1580154) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND873 PH-H of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Asten in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

27-Apr

SHIELS, ALEXANDER KELSO (1566808) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND873 PH-H of No 12 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Asten in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

27-Apr

CRAWFORD, WALTER EDMOND (2206157) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND734 TL-N of No 35 Sqn, which Hit by last.  He is buried in Hooton (St Paul) Churchyard

27-Apr

OLDHAM, GORDON WILLIAM (160013) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL920 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, ME679 DX-K of No 57 Sqn ,crashing near Oberkirchen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

PETTS, LESLIE WILLIAM (151756) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL920 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, ME679 DX-K of No 57 Sqn ,crashing near Oberkirchen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

FRAME, ROBERT DAY (1560058) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL920 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, ME679 DX-K of No 57 Sqn ,crashing near Oberkirchen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

McKERROW, JOHN ANDREW (1381921) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL920 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, ME679 DX-K of No 57 Sqn ,crashing near Oberkirchen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

WALKER, FRANK BIRKETT (937534) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL920 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, ME679 DX-K of No 57 Sqn ,crashing near Oberkirchen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

WHITTLES, GILBERT WHEELER (1836276) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL920 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, ME679 DX-K of No 57 Sqn ,crashing near Oberkirchen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM FREDERICK (1750303) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL920 KM-V of No 44 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, ME679 DX-K of No 57 Sqn ,crashing near Oberkirchen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

WEBBER, MAURICE JAMES (1315671) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries in the ambulance taking him to hospital which he sustained whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME730 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Boblingen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

RUTZKI, JOHN (R/181154) age: 33 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME730 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Boblingen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

KEWLEY, WILLIAM EDWARD (421811) age: 25 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME730 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Boblingen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

BOOTH, DENIS (1583384) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME730 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Boblingen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

LEES, GEORGE DOUGLAS (R/184325) age: Unknown RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME730 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Boblingen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

HUDSON, ERIC FURLOW (1458087) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL908 EA-H of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Ugny-sur-Meuse during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

27-Apr

WALE, FREDERICK WILLIAM (1339815) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL908 EA-H of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Ugny-sur-Meuse during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Ugny-sur-Meuse Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

DICKINSON, JOHN RUSSELL (170191) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL908 EA-H of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Ugny-sur-Meuse during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Ugny-sur-Meuse Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

ELLENOR, JOHN (1816199) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL908 EA-H of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Ugny-sur-Meuse during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Ugny-sur-Meuse Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

HAINSWORTH, RICHARD BEETHAM (1677148) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL908 EA-H of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Ugny-sur-Meuse during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Ugny-sur-Meuse Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

SIZER, CLAUDE WILLIAM FRANK (1600791) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL908 EA-H of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Ugny-sur-Meuse during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Ugny-sur-Meuse Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

MACKENZIE, NORMAN ALEXANDER FREEMAN (R/147987) age: 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL908 EA-H of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Ugny-sur-Meuse during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Ugny-sur-Meuse Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

SMITH, STANLEY (1331001) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB679 EA-D of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Bure during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Bure Churchyard

27-Apr

MONTGOMERY, ROBERT (170961) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB679 EA-D of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Bure during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Bure Churchyard

27-Apr

CLUFF, ROBERT FRASER (J/88734) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB679 EA-D of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Bure during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Bure Churchyard

27-Apr

BOYCE, ROBERT JAMES (1865370) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB679 EA-D of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Bure during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Bure Churchyard

27-Apr

PARKIN, TERENCE (1410923) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB679 EA-D of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Bure during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Bure Churchyard

27-Apr

ARMSTRONG, ROBERT GOW (111560) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND687 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Igelsloch during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

OSBORNE, RAYMOND GEORGE (1208875) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND687 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Igelsloch during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

MORRIS, THOMAS HARRISON (J/88860) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND687 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Igelsloch during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

COOPER, DENNIS JOHN (1819329) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND687 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Igelsloch during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

ENDEAN, DOUGLAS EDGAR (1415222) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND687 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Igelsloch during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

FOSTER, SIDNEY FREDERICK (1579040) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND687 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Igelsloch during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

KENNEDY, LEONARD THOMAS (R/129400) age: 25 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND687 EA-P of No 49 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Igelsloch during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

BUTLER, MAURICE PERCIVAL (1811369) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME679 DX-K of No 57 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, LL920 KM-V of No 44 Sqn ,crashing near Oberkirchen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

COX, ALWYN TREVOR (175483) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME679 DX-K of No 57 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, LL920 KM-V of No 44 Sqn ,crashing near Oberkirchen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

DIXON, HAROLD (172882) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME679 DX-K of No 57 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, LL920 KM-V of No 44 Sqn ,crashing near Oberkirchen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

SMITH, GORDON JOHN LESLIE (172976) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME679 DX-K of No 57 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, LL920 KM-V of No 44 Sqn ,crashing near Oberkirchen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

HIGDON, JOSEPH WILLIAM (1522515) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME679 DX-K of No 57 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, LL920 KM-V of No 44 Sqn ,crashing near Oberkirchen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

WEBB, MAURICE (1393974) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME679 DX-K of No 57 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, LL920 KM-V of No 44 Sqn ,crashing near Oberkirchen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

BOYLE, MICHAEL INNES (89389) age: 31 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME679 DX-K of No 57 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, LL920 KM-V of No 44 Sqn ,crashing near Oberkirchen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

MASON, STANLEY (1894780) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND786 'I' of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Miltenberg during a raid on Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

POLLARD, HERBERT EUGENE (1890626) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND786 'I' of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Miltenberg during a raid on Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

MEE, GEORGE JAMES (414319) age: 27 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND786 'I' of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Miltenberg during a raid on Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

ANDERSON, FRANK IRON (1875010) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND786 'I' of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Miltenberg during a raid on Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

SKEITES, DONALD JAMES (1448086) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND786 'I' of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Miltenberg during a raid on Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

MUIR, ALEXANDER RATTRAY (1821736) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 57 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Chichester.  He is buried in Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery

27-Apr

TEARLE, REGINALD FRANK (1379571) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly serving with No 57 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Chichester.  He is buried in Watford North Cemetery

27-Apr

GRIFFITHS, THOMAS HOWELL BRIAN (1317894) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Halifax II, HR742 of No 58 Sqn, which crashed on an overshoot at St Davids.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Apr

BELL, ANDREW ALLAN (147665) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV873 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on the outskirts of Paris at Choisy-le-Roi during a raid on railway targets at Villeneuve.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

27-Apr

RABY, WILLIAM KEITH (J/26614) age: 31 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV873 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on the outskirts of Paris at Choisy-le-Roi during a raid on railway targets at Villeneuve.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

27-Apr

SAMPSON, FREDERICK RICHARD (417520) age: 29 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV873 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on the outskirts of Paris at Choisy-le-Roi during a raid on railway targets at Villeneuve.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

27-Apr

DYMENT, LESLIE ROY (R/190695) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV873 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on the outskirts of Paris at Choisy-le-Roi during a raid on railway targets at Villeneuve.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

27-Apr

GARRAWAY, DEREK PETER (175558) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV873 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on the outskirts of Paris at Choisy-le-Roi during a raid on railway targets at Villeneuve.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

27-Apr

WILKINSON, JAMES HARGREAVES (175500) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV873 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on the outskirts of Paris at Choisy-le-Roi during a raid on railway targets at Villeneuve.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

27-Apr

FELL, JACK CLARK(1684693) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV873 EY-Q of No 78 Sqn, which was shot down by flak on the outskirts of Paris at Choisy-le-Roi during a raid on railway targets at Villeneuve.  He is buried in Clichy Northern Cemetery

27-Apr

MIRFIN, ERNEST (48966) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA928 OL-W of No 83 Sqn, which came down near Lignerolles during a  raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Lignerolles Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

FLETCHER, EDWARD JOHN (1890601) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA928 OL-W of No 83 Sqn, which came down near Lignerolles during a  raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Lignerolles Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

GREEN, EDMUND WILLIAM (1178717) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA928 OL-W of No 83 Sqn, which came down near Lignerolles during a  raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Lignerolles Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

WHITEHOUSE, ALFRED (1214028) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA928 OL-W of No 83 Sqn, which came down near Lignerolles during a  raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Lignerolles Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

PENNINGTON, ALLEN (138453) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND400 OL-Q of No 83 Sqn, which came down near Dahn during a  raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Apr

McGARVA, JAMES GEORGE (1382146) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND400 OL-Q of No 83 Sqn, which came down near Dahn during a  raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Apr

NAPIER, WALTER ALEXANDER (1076653) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND400 OL-Q of No 83 Sqn, which came down near Dahn during a  raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Apr

CALDWELL, ESMOND RUSSELL (J/90282) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND400 OL-Q of No 83 Sqn, which came down near Dahn during a  raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Apr

HOLFORD, WILLIAM LESLIE (942236) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND400 OL-Q of No 83 Sqn, which came down near Dahn during a  raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Apr

STORBAKKEN, REUBEN ALEXANDER (R/130559) age: 21 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND400 OL-Q of No 83 Sqn, which came down near Dahn during a  raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Apr

TOLLEY, DIRK EVERARD (417286) age: 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND499 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Goldscheuer during a  raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

FRAZER, ROBERT (53739) age:  RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND499 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Goldscheuer during a  raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

HALBERT, THOMAS DAVID (160855) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND499 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Goldscheuer during a  raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

MASON, HUGH (130794) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND499 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Goldscheuer during a  raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

BOSWELL, ALAN (125638) age: 36 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND499 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Goldscheuer during a  raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

WILLIAMS, DAVID LAING (129004) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND499 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Goldscheuer during a  raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

COLLETT, ALBERT LESLIE (45448) age: Unknown RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND499 OL-J of No 83 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Goldscheuer during a  raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

DAVIS, PERCY GEORGE (134179) age: 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB614 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which exploded in the target area after being hit by flak during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

27-Apr

PINKETT, ROY (1394869) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB614 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which exploded in the target area after being hit by flak during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

27-Apr

HOLDEN, LESLIE (173631) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB614 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which exploded in the target area after being hit by flak during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

27-Apr

LETHBRIDGE, JOHN WILLIAM (J/88830) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB614 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which exploded in the target area after being hit by flak during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

27-Apr

BOWLER, FRED ERNEST (1182712) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB614 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which exploded in the target area after being hit by flak during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

27-Apr

DAVISON, ALAN (2214945) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB614 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which exploded in the target area after being hit by flak during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

27-Apr

PARRY, ERIC FRANK (1378220) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB614 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which exploded in the target area after being hit by flak during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

27-Apr

ROWE, PHILIP FINNIS DFC (170723) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL860 SR-I of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

NAPIER, WILLIAM CONRAD DFM (422348) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL860 SR-I of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

CANNON, CHARLES HENRY DFM (1394438) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL860 SR-I of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

CREIGHTON, NOEL VAUGHAN DFM (1429155) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL860 SR-I of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

PATMORE, R M DFM (1389061) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL860 SR-I of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

DONOVAN, IRVINE IRWIN DFM (R/188791) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL860 SR-I of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

HOLLANDS, ALAN STANLEY DFM (1801850) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL860 SR-I of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

PEARSON, ROBERT ARTHUR DFM (1579725) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL860 SR-I of No 101 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

BELL, DUNCAN NEILSON (592073) age: 19 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND847 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which was shot by flak at Lank-Latum, coming down near Meersbusch during a raid to Holland.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Apr

NICHOLS, ARTHUR LESLIE (1225686) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND847 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which was shot by flak at Lank-Latum, coming down near Meersbusch during a raid to Holland.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Apr

QUINN, FRANCIS PATRICK MORGAN (R/179363) age: 25 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND847 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which was shot by flak at Lank-Latum, coming down near Meersbusch during a raid to Holland.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Apr

SHEPHERD, FRANK (172464) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND847 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which was shot by flak at Lank-Latum, coming down near Meersbusch during a raid to Holland.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Apr

GREENFIELD, HENRY (2215845) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND847 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which was shot by flak at Lank-Latum, coming down near Meersbusch during a raid to Holland.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Apr

LEASK, DONALD GRANT (R/155039) age: 20 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND847 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which was shot by flak at Lank-Latum, coming down near Meersbusch during a raid to Holland.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Apr

MOXHAM, BERNARD (410845) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND847 PM-R of No 103 Sqn, which was shot by flak at Lank-Latum, coming down near Meersbusch during a raid to Holland.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Apr

MIFFLIN, FREDERICK MANUEL (155486) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME669 ZN-O of No 106 Sqn, which was attacked by a night fighter which set light to the wing fuel tanks, but attempts to extinguish the fire were unsuccessful.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

JOHNSON, NORMAN HUGH (1398602) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME669 ZN-O of No 106 Sqn, which was attacked by a night fighter which set light to the wing fuel tanks, but attempts to extinguish the fire were unsuccessful.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

HARPER, EDWARD CHARLES BISSET (172183) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB562 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Eschelbronn during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

MADORE, PIERRE JOSEPH BENOIT MOREL(J/86422) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB562 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Eschelbronn during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

REEVE, STANLEY RICKARD (1465897) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB562 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Eschelbronn during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

WILD, HAROLD (2208918) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB562 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Eschelbronn during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

BRYSON, GEORGE (R/166147) age: 20 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB562 ZN-M of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Eschelbronn during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

EVANS, WILLIAM FREDERICK (902284) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB601 ZN-V of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Laneuville-a-Bayard in France during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Laneuville-a-Bayard Churchyard

27-Apr

COLLINS, WILLIAM FREDERICK (402458) age: 29 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB601 ZN-V of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Laneuville-a-Bayard in France during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Laneuville-a-Bayard Churchyard

27-Apr

CLARK, HENRY DAVID (1122986) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB601 ZN-V of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Laneuville-a-Bayard in France during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Laneuville-a-Bayard Churchyard

27-Apr

HATCH, ERNEST AMBROSE (933266) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB601 ZN-V of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Laneuville-a-Bayard in France during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Laneuville-a-Bayard Churchyard

27-Apr

IZOD, LEONARD GEORGE ALFRED (1873929) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB601 ZN-V of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Laneuville-a-Bayard in France during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Laneuville-a-Bayard Churchyard

27-Apr

REES, JOHN HOWARD (1580581) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB601 ZN-V of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Laneuville-a-Bayard in France during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Laneuville-a-Bayard Churchyard

27-Apr

MURDOCH, ANTHONY O'SHEA (40414) age: 28 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB601 ZN-V of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Laneuville-a-Bayard in France during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Laneuville-a-Bayard Churchyard

27-Apr

KEENAN, JAMES PHILIP (R/173638) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND850 ZN-C of No 106 Sqn, which was abandoned after being attacked by a Bf 110 night fighter near Chauffourt, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Chauffourt Churchyard

27-Apr

MOFFAT, JAMES AGNEW (DONALD) (J/92010) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND850 ZN-C of No 106 Sqn, which was abandoned after being attacked by a Bf 110 night fighter near Chauffourt, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Chauffourt Churchyard

27-Apr

PEEBLES, HENRY THOMAS (J/90560) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND850 ZN-C of No 106 Sqn, which was abandoned after being attacked by a Bf 110 night fighter near Chauffourt, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Chauffourt Churchyard

27-Apr

BISHOP, CYRIL ARTHUR (172471) age: 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND853 ZN-J of No 106 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

BRAD, HAROLD ARTHUR (J/88650) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND853 ZN-J of No 106 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

STEVENS, WILLIAM GEORGE (J/89945) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND853 ZN-J of No 106 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

HEALEY, HARRY REGINALD (533694) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND853 ZN-J of No 106 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

DAW, PERCY JOHN (1447529) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND853 ZN-J of No 106 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

FOLLEY, FRANK SMITH (170237) age: 28 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DS615 TW-J of No 141 Sqn, which failed to return from a bomber support sortie to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Apr

FORSHAW, JOHN CHARLES NOEL (111102) age: 29 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, DS615 TW-J of No 141 Sqn, which failed to return from a bomber support sortie to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

27-Apr

DARVALL, JOHN WALTER CHARLES (151317) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB307 GT-H of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Achtmaal in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Zundert Protestant Churchyard

27-Apr

KAYLL, ANTHONY GEORGE RANDALL (121553) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB307 GT-H of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Achtmaal in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Zundert Protestant Churchyard

27-Apr

RIDDLE, RICHARD ARCHIBALD KILGOUR (570829) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB307 GT-H of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Achtmaal in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Zundert Protestant Churchyard

27-Apr

BEATTIE, ALAN (1824754) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB307 GT-H of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Achtmaal in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Zundert Protestant Churchyard

27-Apr

FLETCHER, ERIC (1515478) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB307 GT-H of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Achtmaal in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Zundert Protestant Churchyard

27-Apr

MANLEY, JOHN DENNINGTON (1455687) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB307 GT-H of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Achtmaal in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Zundert Protestant Churchyard

27-Apr

WALLER, CYRIL (1585328) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB307 GT-H of No 156 Sqn, which came down near Achtmaal in Holland during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Zundert Protestant Churchyard

27-Apr

WATTS, RAYMOND OSWELL (424127) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was captured following a raid on Schweinfurt whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME631 EM-K of No 207 Sqn but was shot almost immediately by his captors.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

BUXTON, GORDON (148028) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM526 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Forbach during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

MUIR, JAMES FINDLAY (JIM) (135095) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM526 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Forbach during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

FAWCETT, SELWYN (1238637) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM526 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Forbach during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

COLLINS, DAVID NORMAN (1603108) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM526 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Forbach during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

LONGMATE, GEORGE STANLEY (1815829) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM526 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Forbach during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

LOVEDAY, DAVID ARTHUR (1850343) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM526 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Forbach during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

UPSALL, WALTER (1622713) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM526 EM-R of No 207 Sqn, which came down near Forbach during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

CLARK, JOHN DAVID (1336440) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN480 of No 245 Sqn, which dived into the sea on the Leysdown ranges during a RP training sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Apr

McCRABB, ROBERT MAXWELL (403225) age: 25 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, BG567 of No 288 Sqn, which broke up in the air during a searchlight co-operation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

27-Apr

MATHIAS, JOHN EDWARD DFC (162961) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 305 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Fakenham.  He is buried in Narberth Church Cemetery

27-Apr

IRWIN, THOMAS WILSON  (128022) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 305 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Wallasey (Rake Lane) Cemetery

27-Apr

CUMMINGS, WESLEY ELMORE (J/20014) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ982 of No 401 Sqn, which flew into the ground whilst attacking a railway bridge at low level.  He is buried in Lessay Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

SHOVE, F S USAAF() age: Killed

1 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS719 EQ-U of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the Oosterschelde near Wissenkerke during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in

27-Apr

GILBERT, JAMES HARRY (1588803) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS719 EQ-U of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the Oosterschelde near Wissenkerke during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

27-Apr

HENDRY, ROBERT ELLIOT (J/88735) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS719 EQ-U of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the Oosterschelde near Wissenkerke during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Wissenkerke General Cemetery

27-Apr

ROGNAN, EVERETT RAYMOND (J/24589) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS719 EQ-U of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the Oosterschelde near Wissenkerke during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Apr

GREATREX, DOUGLAS THOMAS (J/88692) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS719 EQ-U of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the Oosterschelde near Wissenkerke during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Apr

POTTER, JOHN MILTON (R/82734) age: 26 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS719 EQ-U of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the Oosterschelde near Wissenkerke during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Apr

BUTSON, GRAHAM FREDERICK (R/167323) age: 27 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS719 EQ-U of No 408 Sqn, which came down in the Oosterschelde near Wissenkerke during a raid to Essen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Apr

CALLAHAN, PETER ROSS (432114) age: 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND652 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mulheim during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

27-Apr

PRITCHARD, JACK STEPHEN (413423) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND652 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mulheim during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

27-Apr

SHARPE, JACK WELLINGTON (27542) age: 26 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND652 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mulheim during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

27-Apr

STEINBECK, ARTHUR KEITH (423921) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND652 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mulheim during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

27-Apr

THEYER, WILLIAM JUSTIN (423929) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND652 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mulheim during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

27-Apr

ROBINSON, GEORGE ALBERT (646672) age: 28 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND652 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mulheim during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

27-Apr

WARREN, GEORGE HENRY (1865642) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND652 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mulheim during a raid to Essen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

27-Apr

OATES, ARNOLD REX (416146) age: 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP935 'C' of No 464 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a tree whilst attacking a Noball (V-1) site at Heudiere.  He is buried in Grandcourt War Cemetery

27-Apr

SPENCER, DOUGLAS EDWIN (1580119) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP935 'C' of No 464 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a tree whilst attacking a Noball (V-1) site at Heudiere.  He is buried in Grandcourt War Cemetery

27-Apr

MELLAR, JOHN JAMES SPENCER (49175) age: 29 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS828 of No 487 Sqn, which crashed at Swanton Morley whilst attempting to make a second approach on one engine following an engine failure.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

27-Apr

PATERSON, JOHN CHARLES (2150) age: 24 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS828 of No 487 Sqn, which crashed at Swanton Morley whilst attempting to make a second approach on one engine following an engine failure.  He is buried in Shepperton Church Cemetery

27-Apr

ANDERSON, LIONEL DAVID (1388016) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS895 of No 515 Sqn, which came down on Deelen airfield during a Serrate patrol in the Venlo area.  He is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery

27-Apr

SIMS, ANTHONY BERT HAYWARD (1397228) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS895 of No 515 Sqn, which came down on Deelen airfield during a Serrate patrol in the Venlo area.  He is buried in Arnhem (Moscowa) General Cemetery

27-Apr

RICHARDS, DENNIS STUART (141152) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 547 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Apr

McCLUNG, WILLIAM ROSS (J/23843) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8672 of No 600 Sqn, which was lost near Anzio.  I other killed.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

27-Apr

GORE, FREDERICK CHARLES (929915) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VIF, V8672 of No 600 Sqn, which was lost near Anzio.  I other killed.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

27-Apr

ADEY, ROYSTON JOHN EDWARD (574504) age: 21 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS819 'P' of No 613 Sqn, which came down near Enschede during a sortie to Twente.  He is buried in Enschede Eastern General Cemetery

27-Apr

PINNELL, KENNETH JOHN (1576000) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS819 'P' of No 613 Sqn, which came down near Enschede during a sortie to Twente.  He is buried in Enschede Eastern General Cemetery

27-Apr

WICKHAM, REGINALD AMESBURY (611981) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL904 PG-S of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

WHINFIELD, ROBERT FORD (980135) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL904 PG-S of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

LANGRIDGE, GEORGE JAMES (J/90385) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL904 PG-S of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

CHICK, DONALD WALTER (1339297) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL904 PG-S of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

GOLDBERG, HYMAN (2206617) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL904 PG-S of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

WATSON, JOHN ERNEST (1477926) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL904 PG-S of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

HORNE, JAMES CHANDLER (R/150952) age: 20 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL904 PG-S of No 619 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

VLASSIE, NICKOLAS (J/28974) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL919 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Landeville in France during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Landeville Churchyard

27-Apr

GUNZI, GUY GODFREY CHARLES (NIP) (169429) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL919 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Landeville in France during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Landeville Churchyard

27-Apr

CASS, ERNEST GEORGE (573138) age: 21 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL919 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Landeville in France during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Landeville Churchyard

27-Apr

PICKSTONE, ALAN (1436408) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL919 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Landeville in France during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Landeville Churchyard

27-Apr

FEINDELL, LEWIS LESLIE (J/86639) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL919 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Landeville in France during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Landeville Churchyard

27-Apr

FRANK, KENNETH (1590367) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL919 PG-W of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Landeville in France during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Landeville Churchyard

27-Apr

WARD, KENNETH NORMAN (1492011) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN960 of No 624 Sqn, which failed to return from 'Prettytoes' Operation over France.  He is buried in La Nouvelle Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

HUDDART, GEORGE JOFFRE (J/21570) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN960 of No 624 Sqn, which failed to return from 'Prettytoes' Operation over France.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

27-Apr

HOUGHTON, WILLIAM (1452281) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN960 of No 624 Sqn, which failed to return from 'Prettytoes' Operation over France.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

27-Apr

STEAD, SIDNEY RICHARD (421472) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN960 of No 624 Sqn, which failed to return from 'Prettytoes' Operation over France.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

27-Apr

MITCHELL, ANDREW JOHN (1822273) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN960 of No 624 Sqn, which failed to return from 'Prettytoes' Operation over France.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

27-Apr

GEMMELL, DAVID (1821213) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN960 of No 624 Sqn, which failed to return from 'Prettytoes' Operation over France.  He is buried in Mazargues War Cemetery, Marseilles

27-Apr

HUDSON, ROBERT HALL (1305510) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JN960 of No 624 Sqn, which failed to return from 'Prettytoes' Operation over France.  He is buried in Ugny-sur-Meuse Communal Cemetery

27-Apr

HOLMES, CHARLES HERBERT (1590154) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 626 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Deben.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

27-Apr

DAVISON, JOHN LESLIE (1310158) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND789 LE-I of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down near Mulhausen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

DORAM, ERIC COLSTON (1315291) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND789 LE-I of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down near Mulhausen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

KILGOUR, JOSEPH SEDDON (170959) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND789 LE-I of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down near Mulhausen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

DOUGAN, STEPHEN NELSON (1388107) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND789 LE-I of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down near Mulhausen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

JENKINS, WALLACE HENRY (WALLY) (2216450) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND789 LE-I of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down near Mulhausen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

MIDDLETON, ROBERT (1570263) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND789 LE-I of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down near Mulhausen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

WHITE, MELVYN (1836179) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND789 LE-I of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down near Mulhausen during a raid to Schweinfurt.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

27-Apr

BAILEY, EDWARD JAMES (960483) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 975 Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

27-Apr

YEAMAN, RICHARD GEORGE (1350724) age: 27 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2957 Sqn but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in North Walsham.  He is buried in Carrowdore (Christ Church) Churchyard

27-Apr

HARVEY, KENNETH GEORGE FUGE (1604561) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane XII, 5736 of No 1 OTU, which collided with Hurricane 5701 during an exercise near Kentville, Nova Scotia, possibly as the result of icing in cloud.  He is buried in Middleton Holy Trinity Old Cemetery.

27-Apr

ALLISTON, DONALD DAVID (1218448) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 119 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Basra War Cemetery

27-Apr

FALAN, WARD THOMAS (R/207621) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD106 of No 1666 HCU, which was killed when another Halifax overtook his aircraft whilst both were taxying at Wombleton.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-Apr

McIVOR, CLIFFORD DOUGLAS (J/29531) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB146 'B' of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Marshfield, 12 miles from Bristol after being partially abandoned following engine problems on a night cross country, he did not survive.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

27-Apr

IRONS, JOHN (1361132) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB146 'B' of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Marshfield, 12 miles from Bristol after being partially abandoned following engine problems on a night cross country, he did not survive.  He is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis

27-Apr

JACK, ROBERT DAVIDSON (1553039) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, EB146 'B' of No 1667 HCU, which crashed near Marshfield, 12 miles from Bristol after being partially abandoned following engine problems on a night cross country, he did not survive.  He is buried in Tealing Cemetery

27-Apr

MOORE, GREGOR STEPHEN (J/36980) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, LX196 of No 18 (P) AFU, which crashed near Church Lawford after colliding with a Me 410 intruder.  He is buried in Dartford (East Hill) Cemetery

27-Apr

LIS, Marian (P.792046) age: 22 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7608  of No 61 OTU, which collided with Spitfire, P8079 of the same unit near Maesbrook, Shropshire, during a training flight.  He is buried in Lancaster (Skerton) Cemetery.

27-Apr

JAWORSKI, Eugeniusz (P.784055) age: 22 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P8079  of No 61 OTU, which collided with Spitfire, P7608 of the same unit near Maesbrook, Shropshire, during a training flight.  He is buried in Market Drayton Cemetery

27-Apr

HOUSE, WILLIAM GEORGE (1420393) age: 40 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Frome.  He is buried in Frome (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

27-Apr

TURTON, GEORGE (130050) age: 38 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving at RAF Gosport and was killed during an attack by enemy aircraft on the station.  He is buried in Bournemouth Crematorium.

27-Apr

GOODWIN, FREDERICK ARTHUR CORNELIUS (138580) age: 52 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving at RAF Gosport and was killed during an attack by enemy aircraft on the station.  He is buried in Henley-on-Thames Cemetery.

27-Apr

BALHAM, JAMES FREDERICK (1466272) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was probably serving at RAF West Freugh where he died from a coronary thrombosis.  He is buried in Stoneykirk Cemetery.

27-Apr

GRIER, JOHN (999093) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-Apr

NEWELL, HAROLD (143589) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Skipton.  He was cremated at  Leeds (Lawns Wood) Crematorium

27-Apr

MAYNARD, LIONEL W. JOHN (960807) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Swansea.  He is buried in Iver Heath (St Margaret) Churchyard

27-Apr

BLINMAN, HUGH CECIL (1716531) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving at RAF Flixton and was killed when the SBA hut, which he was working, was hit by Liberator, 42-50306 "Dragon Lady" of the 446th BG after it swung off the runway on landing.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery.

27-Apr

REYNOLDS, LESLIE GEORGE (1508795) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving at RAF Flixton and was killed when the SBA hut, which he was working, was hit by Liberator, 42-50306 "Dragon Lady" of the 446th BG after it swung off the runway on landing.  He is buried in Faversham Borough Cemetery.

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