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Casualties - 8 - 9 May 1944


08-May

HORTON, GEORGE AUBREY JAMES (142461) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED473 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on an airfield at Nantes.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

08-May

JONES, PHILIP CHAMBERS (151767) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED473 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on an airfield at Nantes.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

08-May

TYLER, FRANK THOMAS (1812260) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED473 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on an airfield at Nantes.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

08-May

JONES, THOMAS GEORGE(174018) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED473 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on an airfield at Nantes.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

08-May

ADAMS, ERNEST JAMES (1851113) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED473 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on an airfield at Nantes.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

08-May

BENJAMIN, THOMAS EVAN EDWARD (1255181) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED473 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on an airfield at Nantes.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

08-May

GILL, ALBERT JAMES (BERT) (1462241) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED473 LS-D of No 15 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on an airfield at Nantes.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

08-May

McKENNA, IBAR FRANCIS HUGH (174697) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN804 'T' of No 40 Sqn, which was damaged by light flak during a raid on a railway bridge at Filiasi and crashed at Zagubica, Yogoslavia.  He is buried in Sofia War Cemetery.

08-May

HEAD, FREDERICK WILLIAM ARTHUR (1393275) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME878 'X' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down during a raid on Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

DUTTON, LESLIE FREDERICK (R/141415) age: 26 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME878 'X' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down during a raid on Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

CAREY, LESLIE JOHN (1298815) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME878 'X' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down during a raid on Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

WILLIAMS, GORDON WALLACE(118554) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME878 'X' of No 40 Sqn, which was shot down during a raid on Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

GREENWOOD, ALFRED (131550) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND741 KM-K of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Herbilly during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

WILLIS, GORDON KEITH (J/23367) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND741 KM-K of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Herbilly during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

ALEXANDER, RICHARD COLTON (172294) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND741 KM-K of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Herbilly during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

MILES, GEORGE ROBERT (172293) age: 35 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND741 KM-K of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Herbilly during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

SALMON, FREDERICK ARTHUR (176036) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND741 KM-K of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Herbilly during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

HUNTER, COLIN HAVARD (85249) age: 31 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND741 KM-K of No 44 Sqn, which came down near Herbilly during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

PINCH, FRANCIS JAMES (1397188) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB241 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

08-May

ANDERSON, ARTHUR LESLIE(172970) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB241 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

08-May

ROACH, JOSEPH CHARLES (J/88496) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB241 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

08-May

FOWLS, ROBERT LESLIE(1083705) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB241 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

08-May

McLEOD, BENJAMIN (1616782) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB241 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

08-May

RUSHTON, EDWARD WILLIAM (1880077) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB241 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

08-May

LONG, ROBERT WILLIAM (930245) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB241 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

08-May

ROWLANDS, ALEXANDER FRANCIS (2204416) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF144 'H' of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

BILLINGSLEY, PERCY RAYMOND (152751) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF144 'H' of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

HANNEY, SYDNEY JAMES (159459) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF144 'H' of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

POPE, CHARLES FREDERICK (1033297) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF144 'H' of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

MASTERS, CLIVE HUGH DFC(42783) age: 25 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF144 'H' of No 70 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a raid on Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

WINTER, JOHN BURNS (421805) age: 23 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FV913 'J' of No 98 Sqn, which was hit by flak near Abbeville during a raid to Bois Coquerell.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-May

PHIPPS, VICTOR CHARLES (136028) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW109 'D' of No 98 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Abbeville during a raid to Bois Coquerell.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

08-May

FORSYTH, COLIN LEO MALCOLM (40607) age: 30 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW109 'D' of No 98 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Abbeville during a raid to Bois Coquerell.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

08-May

WHITE, KENNETH JOHN (1079117) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW109 'D' of No 98 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Abbeville during a raid to Bois Coquerell.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

08-May

BELL-IRVING, RODERICK KEITH FAULKNER (40201) age: 24 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Mitchell II, FW109 'D' of No 98 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Abbeville during a raid to Bois Coquerell.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

08-May

SMITH, ALBERT (2209598) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN663 'G' of No 104 Sqn, which crashed at Preajba de Sus during an operation to Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

ELD, DOUGLAS ARCHIBALD (1579869) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LN663 'G' of No 104 Sqn, which crashed at Preajba de Sus during an operation to Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

PENMAN, ERNEST RICHARD (DICKIE) (150252) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL891 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Loreux during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

STEYLAERTS, LOUIS DAVID (152408) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL891 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Loreux during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

AARON, ELMER OSCAR (J/25067) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL891 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Loreux during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

PATTI, SAMUEL ROGER (1576385) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL891 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Loreux during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

STUBELT, ROBERT FORD (R/200124) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL891 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Loreux during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

JOHNSON, ROBERT NEWTON (1488745) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL891 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Loreux during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

ROBERTS, JOHN ANDREW (2208978) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL891 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Loreux during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

SHARP, ERIC LEWIS (151339) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL891 ZN-B of No 106 Sqn, which came down near Loreux during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

WOODD, GEORGE WILLIAM (426208) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB292 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down near Ouzouer-le-Doyen during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

FRY, EDWARD CHARLES (603443) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB292 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down near Ouzouer-le-Doyen during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

LORETAN, ROBERT ANTOINE FREDERICK (1295153) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB292 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down near Ouzouer-le-Doyen during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

PRATT, HERBERT GORDON (1202339) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB292 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down near Ouzouer-le-Doyen during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

BARTLETT, CYRIL ALFRED (170963) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB292 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down near Ouzouer-le-Doyen during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

WEST, BRIAN DOUGLAS (1851950) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB292 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down near Ouzouer-le-Doyen during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

WILLIAMS, RAYMOND GEORGE(1652811) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB292 ZN-R of No 106 Sqn, which was shot down near Ouzouer-le-Doyen during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

FALKIN, LEONARD MARVIN (J/25746) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB612 ZN-U of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Viatre during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Viatre Communal Cemetery

08-May

ROSE, HAROLD KENTY (J/85352) age: 31 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB612 ZN-U of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Viatre during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Viatre Communal Cemetery

08-May

ALLEN, DENNIS GEOFFREY (1321334) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB612 ZN-U of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Viatre during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Viatre Communal Cemetery

08-May

FRIEL, PATRICK (1570522) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB612 ZN-U of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Viatre during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Viatre Communal Cemetery

08-May

STEPHENSON, CECIL (1592391) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB612 ZN-U of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Viatre during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Viatre Communal Cemetery

08-May

TAYLOR, ALAN ARMITAGE(2216859) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB612 ZN-U of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Viatre during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Viatre Communal Cemetery

08-May

GUILE, JAMES (151891) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND870 ZN-S of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

08-May

CURRIE, WILLIAM (1553148) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND870 ZN-S of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

08-May

WARREN, KENNETH ROWE(410765) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND870 ZN-S of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

08-May

KENNEDY, WILLIAM RICHARD (1892843) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND870 ZN-S of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

08-May

LONG, ERNEST (1620472) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND870 ZN-S of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

08-May

SEWELL, MALCOLM CHARLES (1336329) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND870 ZN-S of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

08-May

SHIPLEY, REGINALD (1684534) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND870 ZN-S of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Doulchard during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in St Doulchard Communal Cemetery, Bourges

08-May

SMITH, LESLIE LEONARD JOHN (1473490) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL192 NF-A of No 138 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Tablejam 46, a special duties operation over Denmark.  He is buried in Frederikshavn Cemetery

08-May

STANNARD, LESLIE FRANK (151143) age: 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL192 NF-A of No 138 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Tablejam 46, a special duties operation over Denmark.  He is buried in Kviberg Cemetery

08-May

STYNES, BERNARD (1230339) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL192 NF-A of No 138 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Tablejam 46, a special duties operation over Denmark.  He is buried in Kviberg Cemetery

08-May

MURPHY, KEVIN JAMES (J/26699) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL192 NF-A of No 138 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Tablejam 46, a special duties operation over Denmark.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-May

McMULLAN, HARCOURT HUNTER (425732) age: 24 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL192 NF-A of No 138 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Tablejam 46, a special duties operation over Denmark.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-May

BOFFEY, RONALD (1582849) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL192 NF-A of No 138 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Tablejam 46, a special duties operation over Denmark.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-May

MACPHERSON, ANGUS ALEXANDER (1566921) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL192 NF-A of No 138 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Tablejam 46, a special duties operation over Denmark.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

08-May

BRYCE, ALEXANDER FREDERICK (149705) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 138 Sqn, was shot down by a night fighter near St-Denis d'Orques during Operation Citronell 1, a special duties mission over France.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

08-May

SIMISTER, NORMAN DFM(146612) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 138 Sqn, was shot down by a night fighter near St-Denis d'Orques during Operation Citronell 1, a special duties mission over France.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

08-May

McGONAGLE, BERNARD PIERCE DFC(132396) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 138 Sqn, was shot down by a night fighter near St-Denis d'Orques during Operation Citronell 1, a special duties mission over France.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

08-May

CABLE, GEORGE DFM(175482) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was serving with No 138 Sqn, was shot down by a night fighter near St-Denis d'Orques during Operation Citronell 1, a special duties mission over France.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

08-May

BROWN, DONALD DFC(130272) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 138 Sqn, was shot down by a night fighter near St-Denis d'Orques during Operation Citronell 1, a special duties mission over France.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

08-May

RUSSELL, WILLIAM MCFARLANE DFC and Bar(70594) age: 35 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was serving with No 138 Sqn, was shot down by a night fighter near St-Denis d'Orques during Operation Citronell 1, a special duties mission over France.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

08-May

ARMOUR, JAMES ALEXANDER DFC, DFM(129136) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 138 Sqn, was shot down by a night fighter near St-Denis d'Orques during Operation Citronell 1, a special duties mission over France.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

08-May

SCOTT, PERCY ALFRED (1154941) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF198 'D' of No 142 Sqn, which crashed at Fărcaşele during an operation to Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

WHALLEY, CYRIL PERCY (1452088) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF198 'D' of No 142 Sqn, which crashed at Fărcaşele during an operation to Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

GRIFFITHS, OWEN GLYNDWR (1338380) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF198 'D' of No 142 Sqn, which crashed at Fărcaşele during an operation to Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

WRAY, CHARLES (1048566) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF198 'D' of No 142 Sqn, which crashed at Fărcaşele during an operation to Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

PADGETT, ROY (1684312) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF198 'D' of No 142 Sqn, which crashed at Fărcaşele during an operation to Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

CREBBIN, ALAN FRANCIS (136385) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter, ? of No 177 Sqn, which the pilot was wounded by ground fire leaving Crebbin to attempt a landing but the aircraft crashed and burst into flames.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

08-May

McGEE, D P (205875V) age: Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ932 'Y' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Lunguletu during a raid on Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

BISSETT, PETER (1551271) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ932 'Y' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Lunguletu during a raid on Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

SCHUURMAN, J G (207036V) age: Unknown SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ932 'Y' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Lunguletu during a raid on Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

PHILLIPS, JAMES ALEXANDER (1291776) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ932 'Y' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Lunguletu during a raid on Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

BROWN, KENNETH WILLIAM (1391448) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ932 'Y' of No 178 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter at Lunguletu during a raid on Bucharest.  He is buried in Bucharest War Cemetery.

08-May

BROWN, JAMES (146705) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Blandford of No 247 Sqn, which collided with JP661 near Ferndown in Dorset.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

08-May

VAN PATTER, GEORGE DUNCAN (J/27958) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Liberator III, BZ923 'W' of No 357 Sqn, which force landed near Burdwan on its return from a long range special duties mission.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

08-May

PLUNKETT, CYRIL KEITH (151195) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND730 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Champigny-la-Beauce during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

LORANGER, NORMAN ALBERT (J/24524) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND730 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Champigny-la-Beauce during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

HILL, JOHN (656631) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND730 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Champigny-la-Beauce during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

HOLKE, ALDRENE GAIL (J/88495) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND730 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Champigny-la-Beauce during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

BOOTH, JACK (2206432) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND730 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Champigny-la-Beauce during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

REID, REGINALD CHARLES (577259) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND730 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Champigny-la-Beauce during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

WOODCOCK, JOHN HAROLD (2208973) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND730 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Champigny-la-Beauce during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

FULLER, FREDERICK EDGAR (61991) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND730 PG-O of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Champigny-la-Beauce during a raid on an ammunition dump at Salbriz.  He is buried in Orleans Main Cemetery

08-May

TAY, WILLIAM JOSEPH (129610) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ886 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down near Poisson during a SOE operation over France.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

08-May

LISTER, JAMES HENRY BENNISON (1567060) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ886 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down near Poisson during a SOE operation over France.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

08-May

SWAN, ARCHIE CAMPBELL (415880) age: 30 RAAF

Flying Officer

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ886 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down near Poisson during a SOE operation over France.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

08-May

SWALLOW, ERIC GEORGE (1397729) age: 19 RAFVR

Sergeant

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ886 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down near Poisson during a SOE operation over France.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

08-May

ASH-SMITH, AUBREY LOUIS ARTHUR (532211) age: 26 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ886 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down near Poisson during a SOE operation over France.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

08-May

JONES, DONALD (1274381) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ886 of No 620 Sqn, which was shot down near Poisson during a SOE operation over France.  He is buried in Lyon (La Doua) French National Cemetery

08-May

TURNOR, PERCY KEITH (408924) age: 31 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ478 AZ-R of No 627 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Tours airfield.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

08-May

HEWSON, JOHN FREDERICK (747760) age: 25 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ478 AZ-R of No 627 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid against Tours airfield.  He is buried in Nantes (Pont-du-Cens) Communal Cemetery

08-May

CROUCH-BAKER, STANLEY ALBERT (1613603) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 5016 (Airfield Construction) Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, his death being registered at Doncaster.  He is buried in Tunbridge Wells Cemetery

08-May

KINEL, Jacek(P.704307) age: 20 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP361  of No 1 AGS, which crashed at Melle Farm, Carmarthenshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Pembrey (St Illtyd) Churchyard

08-May

HALL, WILLIAM STANLEY (1220191) age: 31 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP361  of No 1 AGS, which crashed at Melle Farm, Carmarthenshire during a training flight.  He is buried in Stoke-on-Trent (Hartshill) Cemetery

08-May

AUSTIN, ALAN (123302) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed as a passenger whilst flying in Horsa, LJ496 of No 1665 HCU, which struck power cables with its wing and crashed at Tilstock during a diving approach to land.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery

08-May

FALCONER, SIDNEY GODFREY (129233) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed as a passenger whilst flying in Horsa, LJ496 of No 1665 HCU, which struck power cables with its wing and crashed at Tilstock during a diving approach to land.  He is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery

08-May

MITCHELL, RONALD BERTRAM (919453) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, ED282 of No 18 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground at Ufton.  He is buried in Highcliffe (St Mark) Churchyard

08-May

ROBERTSON, ERIC ROY BALDOCK (J/37661) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, HN440 of No 18 (P) AFU, which struck a tree at night while force landing following engine failure at Church Lawford.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

08-May

DAVIS, JOSEPH (J/89048) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Anson I, LV300 of No 7 AGS, which collided with Anson, MG131 of the same unit during a cine-gun camera training exercise and crashed into the sea off Porthcawl.  He is buried in Porthcawl Cemetery

08-May

KILLMAN, RONALD ALEXANDER (1878597) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, LV300 or MG131 of No 7 AGS, which collided with another aircraft of the same unit during a cine-gun camera training exercise and crashed into the sea off Porthcawl.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

08-May

KNOWLES, WILLIAM ARTHUR (3002388) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, LV300 or MG131 of No 7 AGS, which collided with another aircraft of the same unit during a cine-gun camera training exercise and crashed into the sea off Porthcawl.  He is buried in Burstow (St Bartholomew) Churchyard

08-May

ROBINSON, JOHN GORDON (3042103) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, LV300 or MG131 of No 7 AGS, which collided with another aircraft of the same unit during a cine-gun camera training exercise and crashed into the sea off Porthcawl.  He is buried in Helmsley Cemetery

08-May

GRISENTHWAITE, WILLIAM (2225824) age: 30 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, LV300 or MG131 of No 7 AGS, which collided with another aircraft of the same unit during a cine-gun camera training exercise and crashed into the sea off Porthcawl.  He is buried in Penrith Cemetery

08-May

DEANS, ERNEST(1562062) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson, LV300 or MG131 of No 7 AGS, which collided with another aircraft of the same unit during a cine-gun camera training exercise and crashed into the sea off Porthcawl.  He is buried in West Kilbride Cemetery

08-May

WEDIN, ALBERT ORMOND (R/221579) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP568 of No 83 OTU, which crashed in a forced landing  near Market Drayton during a cine camera gun and evasive flying exercise following an engine failure.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

08-May

NICHOLSON, ERNEST GORDON (1498296) age: 23 RAFVR

AC2

The unit in which he had been serving is currently unknown but died in Japanese captivity on board the Tencho Maru whilst being transported to Java from the Molucca Islands.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

08-May

DESLOGES, JEAN PAUL JOSEPH (C/788) age: 31 RCAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in an A-24B of the FCNL, which crashed on take off for an inspection tour.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

08-May

SMERDON, HAROLD (286075) age: 43 RAF

Cpl

He was serving in the UK and died from injuries received in a collision with a lorry, his death being registered in Bromsgrove.  He is buried in Spalding Cemetery.

08-May

WALKER, CECIL (5004) age: 51 RAF

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Don Valley.  He is buried in Kearsley New Church Burial Ground

08-May

SHOESMITH, RONALD (1606926) age: 20 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 Old Woking Burial Ground

08-May

HOLLAND, DESMOND (1593681) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

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 Rawcliffe Cemetery

08-May

MURPHY, JOHN (1047158) age: 22 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 Stockton-on-Tees (Durham Road) Cemetery

08-May

COOKE, VIOLET ROSE(2146969) age: 30 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Islington.  She is buried in Highgate Cemetery

09-May

MACKRELL, TREVOR (420694) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK110 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce over the Ionian Sea.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

09-May

RYAN, EDWARD JOSEPH (420601) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK110 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce over the Ionian Sea.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

09-May

WOODS, ALFRED (420511) age: 29 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK110 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce over the Ionian Sea.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

09-May

ANDREWS, HENRY GEORGE(1332629) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK110 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce over the Ionian Sea.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

09-May

ROSS, JOHN (178072) age: 25 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK110 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce over the Ionian Sea.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

09-May

GREEN, WILLIAM MACMILLAN (1565841) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder I, FK110 of No 14 Sqn, which failed to return from a shipping recce over the Ionian Sea.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

09-May

CLARK, ROBERT CHARLES (651129) age: 29 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME620 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Estinnes-au-Val during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

09-May

BOAM, ALFRED GEORGE(1233242) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME620 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Estinnes-au-Val during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

09-May

DALE, HENRY (2210202) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME620 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Estinnes-au-Val during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

09-May

LEWIS, LESLIE ALBERT (1324641) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME620 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Estinnes-au-Val during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

09-May

RHODES, DAVID CHARLES (1892174) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME620 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Estinnes-au-Val during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

09-May

KEMP, JOSEPH CHARLES (805412) age: Unknown AuxAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME620 TL-C of No 35 Sqn, which came down near Estinnes-au-Val during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

09-May

LOFTUS, WATSON TEMPLE(420573) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND818 OL-T of No 83 Sqn, which disintegrated over the target area after being hit by light flak during a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Lanveoc Communal Cemetery

09-May

WHITFORD, ALLAN PLUIS (406587) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND818 OL-T of No 83 Sqn, which disintegrated over the target area after being hit by light flak during a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Lanveoc Communal Cemetery

09-May

ARNOLD, LEONARD WILLIAM JOHN (1330980) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND818 OL-T of No 83 Sqn, which disintegrated over the target area after being hit by light flak during a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Lanveoc Communal Cemetery

09-May

DOBBYN, ROBERT JOSEPH (414211) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND818 OL-T of No 83 Sqn, which disintegrated over the target area after being hit by light flak during a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Lanveoc Communal Cemetery

09-May

HIGGINS, NEWMAN JACK (420192) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND818 OL-T of No 83 Sqn, which disintegrated over the target area after being hit by light flak during a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Lanveoc Communal Cemetery

09-May

MILLARD, HAROLD GEORGE(1165720) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND818 OL-T of No 83 Sqn, which disintegrated over the target area after being hit by light flak during a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Lanveoc Communal Cemetery

09-May

CROSS, DENNIS HAROLD JAMES (1313572) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND818 OL-T of No 83 Sqn, which disintegrated over the target area after being hit by light flak during a raid on Brest.  He is buried in Lanveoc Communal Cemetery

09-May

ISLES, HAROLD ELBURN (R/ 176528) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF524 WP-U of No 90 Sqn, which came down near St-Aignaut le Jaillard during a SOE sortie to France.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

09-May

HIGGINS, LESLIE WILLIAM (169454) age: 31 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF524 WP-U of No 90 Sqn, which came down near St-Aignaut le Jaillard during a SOE sortie to France.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

09-May

BRANDRICK, DEREK MALCOLM (1578489) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF524 WP-U of No 90 Sqn, which came down near St-Aignaut le Jaillard during a SOE sortie to France.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

09-May

BRAY, EDWARD RAYMOND (1582655) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BF524 WP-U of No 90 Sqn, which came down near St-Aignaut le Jaillard during a SOE sortie to France.  He is buried in Viroflay New Communal Cemetery

09-May

WATSON, ROBERT ALAN (132178) age: 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL363 of No 177 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Mogok.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

09-May

PEEVER, ROLLAND NELSON (J/21217) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, EL363 of No 177 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Mogok.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

09-May

STEEPLES, ALBERT RICHARD (139988) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 232 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Assisi War Cemetery

09-May

GREENHALGH, DENNIS NEWTON (120117) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BL594 of No 234 Sqn, which he abandoned after being hit by flak during Ramrod 852, but did not survive.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

09-May

RICKLAND, TORE(160020) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH788 of No 237 Sqn, which dived into the sea off Corsica following an engine failure.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

09-May

WALTER, LESLIE VINCENT (121249) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA199 of No 244 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Perim during a convoy escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-May

GREAVES, JAMES (1452976) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA199 of No 244 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Perim during a convoy escort sortie.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

09-May

COPELAND, DONALD JOHNSTON (J/87454) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND347 LQ-W of No 405 Sqn, which came down near Bon-Secours during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

09-May

CHASE, WILLIAM MCLAURIN (409894) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND587 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down near Gallaix during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

09-May

SINCLAIR, WILLIAM (151242) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND587 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down near Gallaix during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

09-May

KNUPP, GORDON WINSTON (J/23950) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND587 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down near Gallaix during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

09-May

BUCKLEY, JAMES MATHEW (2202638) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND587 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down near Gallaix during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

09-May

DANIELS, RONALD DENVER (2216175) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND587 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down near Gallaix during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

09-May

GILL, JOHN THOMAS (157600) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND587 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down near Gallaix during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

09-May

SYLVAH, CLAUDE MICHAEL (J/85382) age: 33 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND587 LQ-D of No 405 Sqn, which was shot down near Gallaix during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Chievres Communal Cemetery

09-May

WHITE, L USAAF() age: Killed

Flt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK798 KW-A of No 425 Sqn, which was shot down near West-Vlaandiren during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in

09-May

LEFEBVRE, JOHN WALTER RAYMOND (J/88364) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK798 KW-A of No 425 Sqn, which was shot down near West-Vlaandiren during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

09-May

SMITH, J K USAAF() age: Killed

1 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ598 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in

09-May

JACKSON, ALBERT EDWARD (174250) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ598 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-May

MARRIS, KENNETH GEORGE(171697) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ598 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-May

HORTON, ARTHUR LESLIE(C/85693) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ598 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-May

MUDFORD, VERNON (J/85719) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ598 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-May

PARK, EDWIN EARLE FAIRGRIEVE(J/91134) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ598 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-May

SCHMIDT, KENNETH LLOYD (J/86390) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ598 OW-J of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-May

GIROLAMI, ADRIANO RICHARD (J/12046) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK884 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rance during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

09-May

WEBLEY, LESLIE CHARLES EDGAR (J/21610) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK884 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rance during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

09-May

MEAD, ROBERT FRAZER (J/7760) age: 28 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK884 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rance during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

09-May

CROSTHWAITE, DOUGLAS CHARLES (425128) age: 25 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK884 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rance during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

09-May

GRAVEL, JOSEPH VICTOR JACQUES (J/90084) age: 18 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK884 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rance during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

09-May

OUIMET, JOSEPH ALBERT BASTIEN (J/90386) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK884 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rance during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

09-May

GUTTRIDGE, DEREK VERNON (1867802) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK884 SE-X of No 431 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Rance during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

09-May

WILSON, WILLIAM HAROLD (J/20701) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ521 SE-T of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Zwevezele during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

09-May

MARTIN, THOMAS RUSSELL (J/12197) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW583 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Posthoorn during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

09-May

CANNINGS, KENNETH LEVERNE(J/90920) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW583 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Posthoorn during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

09-May

MELLOR, PHILIP GEORGE(2211651) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW583 QO-L of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Posthoorn during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

09-May

HAWKINS, STANLEY ALLEN (J/19193) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW594 QO-G of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Grand Reng during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

09-May

PARKINSON, WILLIAM HENRY (J/24930) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW594 QO-G of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Grand Reng during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

09-May

IBBOTSON, HARRY (176482) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW594 QO-G of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Grand Reng during a raid against railway targets at Haine St Pierre.  He is buried in Gosselies Communal Cemetery

09-May

CROOK, HARRY ROBERT (1001120) age: 31 RAFVR

WO

He was serving in the 503 but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Bodmin.  He is buried in Birkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Cemetery

09-May

WOOD, FREDERICK EDWARD (563292) age: 30 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5795 of No 527 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Moffat in poor visibility.  He is buried in Chatham (Maidstone Road) Cemetery

09-May

SETTERFIELD, CHARLES HENRY (155643) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5795 of No 527 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Moffat in poor visibility.  He is buried in Welwyn Garden City (Hatfield Hyde) Burial Ground

09-May

KLUSKA, SYLVAIN (1264478) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Blenheim IV, V5795 of No 527 Sqn, which flew into high ground at Moffat in poor visibility.  He is buried in Willesden Jewish Cemetery

09-May

HAYWOOD, HENRY ERNEST (653429) age: 22 RAF

AC1

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BG555 of No 598 Sqn, which crashed into Scapa Flow after the port wing broke away in a dive during a searchlight co-operation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-May

HELM, WILLIAM OAKLEY (79909) age: 35 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, BG555 of No 598 Sqn, which crashed into Scapa Flow after the port wing broke away in a dive during a searchlight co-operation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-May

McGREGOR, DONALD STUART (401280) age: 25 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford II, BG555 of No 598 Sqn, which crashed into Scapa Flow after the port wing broke away in a dive during a searchlight co-operation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

09-May

CHISHOLM, ALLAN ROBERT JOHN (421018) age: 24 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, AB174 of No 1 TEU, which spun into the ground from cloud during an air combat exercise.  He is buried in Dundee (Balgay) Cemetery

09-May

DODD, VICTOR JOHN (50322) age: 35 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 114 Wing, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Christiansborg War Cemetery

09-May

POPE, FREDERIC JOHN (72562) age: 44 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Hamilcar, LA714 of No 23 MU, which crashed at Lyneham whilst making a diving approach to lose height during a test flight.  He is buried in Alford Cemetery

09-May

MOORE, FREDERICK HENRY () age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hamilcar, LA714 of No 23 MU, which crashed at Lyneham whilst making a diving approach to lose height during a test flight.  He was cremated at  Norwich and Norfolk Crematorium

09-May

MEAGER, GEORGE GUY (35144) age: 54 RAFVR

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Hamilcar, LA714 of No 23 MU, which crashed at Lyneham whilst making a diving approach to lose height during a test flight.  He is buried in Andover Cemetery

09-May

BENNETT, JOHN LINDSAY (134942) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hamilcar, LA714 of No 23 MU, which crashed at Lyneham whilst making a diving approach to lose height during a test flight.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

09-May

WISEMAN, JACK (949951) age: 31 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 60 RSU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery

09-May

BARBER, AUBREY GEORGE(327558) age: 42 RAF

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and possibly died whilst being treated in the RAF Hospital, Ely, his death being registered in Ely.  He is buried in Potter Heigham (St Nicholas) Churchyard

09-May

RICHARDS, EDWARD CORNELIUS (1315537) age: 23 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Salisbury.  He is buried in Barry (Merthyr Dyfan) Burial Ground

09-May

KELLY, ERNEST FRANK (208857) age: 56 RAF

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Surrey M E.  He was cremated at  South London Crematorium, Mitcham

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