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Casualties - 29 - 30 April 1944


29-Apr

TOWERS, JACK (657133) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE974 WP-M of No 90 Sqn, which crashed near Stradishall in Suffolk on its return from an SOE sortie.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

29-Apr

MILLIGAN, ANDREW AITKEN (1551842) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, EE974 WP-M of No 90 Sqn, which crashed near Stradishall in Suffolk on its return from an SOE sortie.  He is buried in Lochwinnoch Cemetery

29-Apr

COLLIS, JOHN ARUNDEL (139277) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RB187 of No 91 Sqn, which was lost on a evening patrol over the Thames.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

PULLIN, ROY BERNARD (172084) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ170 of No 132 Sqn, which crashed into trees whilst making a forced landing after being hit by flak over Deelen airfield  during a Ranger sortie.  He is buried in Apeldoorn (Ugchelen-Heidehof) General Cemetery

29-Apr

RUDLING, JOHN DAVID DFM(41714) age: 22 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VIII, JF619 'H' of No 136 Sqn, which crashed in flames near an enemy airfield whilst attempting to assist another aircraft of his unit being attacked by Japanese fighters.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

29-Apr

RYAN, CHARLES LESLIE(1084891) age: 38 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 136 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

29-Apr

DAVIES, GEOFFREY PRESTON (1213620) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, NE300 'N' of No 211 Sqn, which crashed in flames during an operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Apr

GILMORE, IVAN ALEXANDER WILLIAM (1072498) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, NE300 'N' of No 211 Sqn, which crashed in flames during an operation.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

29-Apr

ROSENDORFF, M (102146V) age: 25 SAAF

Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH668 of No 232 Sqn, which crashed in an attempted forced landing near Pontedera whilst attacking enemy MT.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery

29-Apr

GLEW, ROLAND CORNER DFM(552144) age: Unknown RAF

WO

He was serving with No 293 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

29-Apr

PAHLOW, ROBERT MAXWELL JOSEPH (411255) age: 27 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK321 'X' of No 456 Sqn, which failed to return from an defensive patrol having reported chasing an enemy aircraft over the Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

SILVA, FRANCIS MATHEW (413267) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVII, HK321 'X' of No 456 Sqn, which failed to return from an defensive patrol having reported chasing an enemy aircraft over the Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

29-Apr

OGG, RONALD STABLES (1557938) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2968 of No 105 OTU, which flew into a hill shortly after taking off from Bramcote.  He is buried in Aberfeldy Cemetery

29-Apr

STARK TOLLER, GERALD (74747) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington IC, T2968 of No 105 OTU, which flew into a hill shortly after taking off from Bramcote.  He was cremated at  South London Crematorium, Mitcham

29-Apr

KISSNER, CYRIL CHRISTIAN (257481) age: 37 RAAF

Flt Lt

A member of the A&SD Branch, he was killed whilst flying in Cant Z506, ? of No 242 Grp, which exploded in the air near Fredonia in Italy whilst delivering medical supplies and code books.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

29-Apr

OUTFIN, RICHARD MALHERBE(23296) age: 36 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Cant Z506, ? of No 242 Grp, which exploded in the air near Fredonia in Italy whilst delivering medical supplies and code books.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

29-Apr

THOMPSON-HORAN, THOMAS MELVEN (1587132) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 61 AS but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in George Cemetery

29-Apr

ALLONBY, ARTHUR (1017481) age: 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2 Group Communication Flt and was killed when he was struck by Spitfire MB902  of No 542 Squadron at Benson.  He is buried in Askern Cemetery.

29-Apr

DANIELS, CHARLES WILLIAM ARTHUR (1193244) age: 35 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving at RAF Winthorpe and died from head injuries sustained when he fell from a moving fire tender travelling along the perimeter track.  He is buried in Gloucester Old Cemetery.

29-Apr

PARKER, FREDERICK GEORGE(1871779) age: 44 RAFVR

LAC

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

29-Apr

JOHNSTON, ROY (1651024) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Rhondda (Trealaw) Cemetery

30-Apr

PRITCHARD, BERNARD MICHAEL (413660) age: 20 RAAF

WO

He was flying Hurricane IIC, LD303 of No 60 Sqn, when he baled out during an attack on targets on the Palel-Tamu road on 28 Apr 1944.  Two days later he came across a Gurkha patrol and thinking they were Japanese tried to run away, as a result the patrol thought he was Japanese and shot him.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

30-Apr

MITCHELL, WILLIAM FRANK (657900) age: 27 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL549 of No 216 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off from 'Aberdeen' airstrip in Burma, possibly due to flap and undercarriage mis-management.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

30-Apr

CROOK, SYDNEY (1495778) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL549 of No 216 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off from 'Aberdeen' airstrip in Burma, possibly due to flap and undercarriage mis-management.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

30-Apr

JONES, ARTHUR (1025984) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL549 of No 216 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off from 'Aberdeen' airstrip in Burma, possibly due to flap and undercarriage mis-management.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

30-Apr

ROBINSON, KENNETH EDWIN (1260270) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL549 of No 216 Sqn, which crashed shortly after take-off from 'Aberdeen' airstrip in Burma, possibly due to flap and undercarriage mis-management.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

30-Apr

SCUVIE, DIDIER JOHN MAURICE (143484) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, AA853 of No 350 Sqn, which collided with AR498 of the same unit near Tangmere.  He is commemorated in The Maidenhead Register.

30-Apr

MALLORY, HERBERT DAVID (R/113624) age: 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, DK258 of No 434 Sqn, which was captured on 28 Aug 1943 when the aircraft was lost on a raid to Nuremburg.  He was killed when a Ju 88 from the nearby airfield came through the POW compound and hit him as it came into land.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

30-Apr

JAGGER, BRIAN (171172) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND553 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed after the tailplane became fouled by the dinghy which came out its storage.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

30-Apr

HEALEY, WILBERT ARLEY (J/21121) age: 30 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND553 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed after the tailplane became fouled by the dinghy which came out its storage.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

30-Apr

BOARDMAN, FREDERICK (1813576) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND553 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed after the tailplane became fouled by the dinghy which came out its storage.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

30-Apr

HUTCHISON, TOM ATWELL (1802804) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND553 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed after the tailplane became fouled by the dinghy which came out its storage.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

30-Apr

JONES, JOSEPH (1332717) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND553 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed after the tailplane became fouled by the dinghy which came out its storage.  He is buried in Kirdford (St John the Baptist) Churchyard Extension

30-Apr

BAILES, RICHARD (152530) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND553 of No 460 Sqn, which crashed after the tailplane became fouled by the dinghy which came out its storage.  He is buried in Methley (St Oswald) Churchyard

30-Apr

HARRINGTON, OLIVER LOVATT (143224) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 600 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

30-Apr

MARTIN, GEORGE WILLIAM (1209896) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 934 Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, his death being registered in .  He is buried in Willesden New Cemetery

30-Apr

LANE, ARTHUR JOHN (1529214) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 334 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

30-Apr

SAVILLE, ALBERT EDWARD (72457) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 34 APS, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

30-Apr

MURPHY, JOHN (1476661) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving at Kodku, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery

30-Apr

CHALLIS, DONALD MAURICE(1396541) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in New Southgate Cemetery

30-Apr

McCULLOCH, RONALD (2248554) age: 42 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Spilsby.  He is buried in Aughton (St  Michael) Churchyard

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