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Casualties - 12 - 13 May 1944


12-May

ISFAN, JOHN TUDOR (J/24796) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND951 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wilsele in Belgium en-route to a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Wilsele Churchyard

12-May

BUNNAGAR, MAURIC(171856) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND951 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wilsele in Belgium en-route to a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Wilsele Churchyard

12-May

CHAMBERS, JOHN ALBERT (1451459) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND951 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wilsele in Belgium en-route to a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Wilsele Churchyard

12-May

EASTERLOW, BERNARD GORDON (1215300) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND951 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wilsele in Belgium en-route to a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Wilsele Churchyard

12-May

HENDERSON, ARTHUR IAN (1623053) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND951 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wilsele in Belgium en-route to a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Wilsele Churchyard

12-May

LEGGITT, RUSSELL FREDERICK (1582866) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND951 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wilsele in Belgium en-route to a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Wilsele Churchyard

12-May

WATSON, RONALD GEORGE THOMAS (1892230) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND951 WS-Z of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Wilsele in Belgium en-route to a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Wilsele Churchyard

12-May

AMIES, ALAN (169719) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL752 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Leuven Communal Cemetery

12-May

WATSON, REGINALD KENNETH (426245) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL752 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Leuven Communal Cemetery

12-May

JONES, ERNEST THOMAS (570004) age: 24 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL752 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Leuven Communal Cemetery

12-May

BAKER, HERBERT SAMUEL (1602984) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL752 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Leuven Communal Cemetery

12-May

CAIRNS, JOHN DESMOND (1894992) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL752 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Leuven Communal Cemetery

12-May

WILSON, DONALD JACK (1768206) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL752 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Leuven Communal Cemetery

12-May

WHITTAKER, JOHN (R/250965) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL752 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Leuven Communal Cemetery

12-May

CRONK, GAVIN JOHN (R/152808) age: 29 RCAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL752 LS-A of No 15 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Leuven Communal Cemetery

12-May

HALL, KENNETH REGINALD (153358) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR274 of No 21 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Chateaudun.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-May

WALSH, LEONARD NOEL (101075) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, LR274 of No 21 Sqn, which failed to return from a sortie to Chateaudun.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

12-May

VAN STADEN, P J (328814V) age: 20 SAAF

2 Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME991 of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Portoferraio.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

12-May

CLEEVE, DESMOND MAXWELL (157844) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME991 of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Portoferraio.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

12-May

MOORE, RONALD ALFRED (1897619) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME991 of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Portoferraio.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

12-May

POOLE, ALBERT DERRICK (1580928) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME991 of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Portoferraio.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

12-May

SMITH, ALBERT STANLEY (1582897) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME991 of No 40 Sqn, which failed to return from a raid to Portoferraio.  He is buried in Coriano Ridge War Cemetery

12-May

KAYSER, RONALD PETER NICOLAS (132840) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM454 QR-Z of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Melsele in Belgium en-route to a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

EASTWOOD, JACK HILTON (171333) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM454 QR-Z of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Melsele in Belgium en-route to a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

AYRE, ALGERNON EARLY WILLIAM (658985) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM454 QR-Z of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Melsele in Belgium en-route to a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

CRUMP, GILBERT FREDERICK (701241) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM454 QR-Z of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Melsele in Belgium en-route to a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

KINGMAN, ERIC RONALD (1334271) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM454 QR-Z of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Melsele in Belgium en-route to a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

MIDDLETON, EDWARD (1031088) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM454 QR-Z of No 61 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Melsele in Belgium en-route to a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

HARRIS, LOUIS (542493V) age: 21 SAAF

2 Lt

He was serving with No 74 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Epping (Louis E).  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

12-May

IRVING, ARNOLD EARLE(J/19819) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND919 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Castle Elderschans during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Aardenburg General Cemetery

12-May

WARREN, DEREK (151118) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND919 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Castle Elderschans during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Aardenburg General Cemetery

12-May

HEWETT, HAROLD MAX (419311) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND919 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Castle Elderschans during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Aardenburg General Cemetery

12-May

CLOUGH, DAVID (1193544) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND919 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Castle Elderschans during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Aardenburg General Cemetery

12-May

GAGE, DONALD IRWIN (J/19996) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND919 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Castle Elderschans during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Aardenburg General Cemetery

12-May

DEWHURST, HAROLD (1094980) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND919 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Castle Elderschans during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Aardenburg General Cemetery

12-May

RILEY, FRANCIS CHRISTOPHER (1584169) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND919 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Castle Elderschans during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Aardenburg General Cemetery

12-May

WEBB, RONALD BENNETT (658394) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB733 PM-K of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loenhout in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

WHITLEY, RICHARD (173057) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB733 PM-K of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loenhout in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

CARTER, JAMES ALEXANDER (J/85969) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB733 PM-K of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loenhout in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

CRUTCHFIELD, PETER NELLER (1324786) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB733 PM-K of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loenhout in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

MARTIN, KENNETH MARK (1873541) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB733 PM-K of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loenhout in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

RAMAGE, KEITH LUND (1863365) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB733 PM-K of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loenhout in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

SMITH, JOHN WILLIAM (1583360) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB733 PM-K of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loenhout in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

McLEOD, ROY (J/14630) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND700 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which was hit by fire from a night fighter and exploded near Hallaar in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

VANDERDASSON, WILLIAM LORNE(J/18998) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND700 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which was hit by fire from a night fighter and exploded near Hallaar in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

AGAR, GILBERT HARRY (1503655) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND700 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which was hit by fire from a night fighter and exploded near Hallaar in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

WHITE, RICHARD (1802994) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND700 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which was hit by fire from a night fighter and exploded near Hallaar in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

VICKERS, PHILIP DENNIS (168773) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND700 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which was hit by fire from a night fighter and exploded near Hallaar in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

FINIGHAN, CLIFFORD LESLIE(1339325) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND700 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which was hit by fire from a night fighter and exploded near Hallaar in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

GOODMAN, HUBERT REGINALD (33252) age: 29 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND700 PM-X of No 103 Sqn, which was hit by fire from a night fighter and exploded near Hallaar in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

LEA, HOWARD DOUGLAS (47556) age: 25 RAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 108 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

12-May

KOSS, C USAAF() age: Killed

T Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND923 KO-C of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in

12-May

CLARE, RALPH WILLIAM (1380159) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND923 KO-C of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Wilsele Churchyard

12-May

JENNINGS, HERBERT MAXWELL (1579944) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND923 KO-C of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Wilsele Churchyard

12-May

RODGERSON, JACK (173506) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND923 KO-C of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Wilsele Churchyard

12-May

WALLER, STANLEY (173892) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND923 KO-C of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Wilsele Churchyard

12-May

PARRY, WILLIAM GRAINGER (1086157) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND923 KO-C of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Wilsele Churchyard

12-May

TABNER, ERIC EDWARD (1624500) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND923 KO-C of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Wilsele Churchyard

12-May

GRANT, JOHN RITCHIE(40220) age: 29 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND923 KO-C of No 115 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Wilsele Churchyard

12-May

COCHRAN, WILLIAM THOMAS (1381974) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was serving with No 134 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

12-May

CLARK, GEOFFREY JOHN READER (172551) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster  ME799 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 night fighter near Elkerzee in Holland during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

12-May

BOND, RAYMOND JAMES (1411265) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster  ME799 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 night fighter near Elkerzee in Holland during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

12-May

SMITH, LEONARD GEORGE(1808582) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster  ME799 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 night fighter near Elkerzee in Holland during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

12-May

TULETT, HERBERT STANLEY DOUGLAS (1711838) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster  ME799 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by a Ju 88 night fighter near Elkerzee in Holland during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

12-May

PARKINSON, THOMAS (1538767) age: 39 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 238 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

12-May

STUBBS, GEOFFREY (626190) age: 24 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 238 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

12-May

WOODALL, EDGAR GEORGE(799729) age: 27 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 238 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

12-May

LOVAT, D (190334V) age: 23 SAAF

Capt

He was serving with No 238 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

12-May

RIDDICK, DENIS CHARLES BUSHMAN JOHN (1004679) age: 26 RAFVR

WO

He probably died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Spitfire VB, AD262 of No 278 Sqn, which overturned in a forced landing near Woodbridge following an engine failure.  He is buried in Kesgrave (All Saints) Churchyard

12-May

STEVENS, R E USAAF() age:  USAAF

1 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW114 ZL-S of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, NA500 of No 432 Sqn near le Portel in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid to Boulogne.  He is buried in

12-May

BROWN, JOHN ARMAGH CHARLES (J/28206) age: 30 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW114 ZL-S of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, NA500 of No 432 Sqn near le Portel in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid to Boulogne.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

12-May

PERRY, DAVIS HAMILTON (J/6708) age: 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW114 ZL-S of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, NA500 of No 432 Sqn near le Portel in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid to Boulogne.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

12-May

ELLIS, STANLEY FREDERICK (J/89125) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW114 ZL-S of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, NA500 of No 432 Sqn near le Portel in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid to Boulogne.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

12-May

LAMB, COLIN BRUCE(J/90283) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW114 ZL-S of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, NA500 of No 432 Sqn near le Portel in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid to Boulogne.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

12-May

SINCLAIR, GEORGE EDWARD (J/91094) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW114 ZL-S of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, NA500 of No 432 Sqn near le Portel in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid to Boulogne.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

12-May

CRAIG, JOHN NICOL (1868383) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW114 ZL-S of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, NA500 of No 432 Sqn near le Portel in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid to Boulogne.  He is buried in Marquise Communal Cemetery

12-May

BENTLEY, DOUGLAS GEORGE(J/22576) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA500 QO-G of No 432 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, LW114 of No 427 Sqn near le Portel in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid to Boulogne.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

12-May

COE, GEORGE ERNEST (1126098) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA500 QO-G of No 432 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, LW114 of No 427 Sqn near le Portel in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid to Boulogne.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

12-May

RIDING, WILLIAM HENRY (2216201) age: 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA500 QO-G of No 432 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, LW114 of No 427 Sqn near le Portel in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid to Boulogne.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

12-May

GOUNDREY, THOMAS ALAN (J/19617) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA500 QO-G of No 432 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, LW114 of No 427 Sqn near le Portel in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid to Boulogne.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

12-May

HAMILTON, ALEXANDER (J/19965) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA500 QO-G of No 432 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, LW114 of No 427 Sqn near le Portel in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid to Boulogne.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

12-May

THOMSON, JAMES SYDNEY (J/90921) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA500 QO-G of No 432 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, LW114 of No 427 Sqn near le Portel in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid to Boulogne.  He is buried in Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringhen

12-May

SHAW, WILLIAM MUIR (171598) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA500 QO-G of No 432 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, LW114 of No 427 Sqn near le Portel in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid to Boulogne.  He is buried in Marquise Communal Cemetery

12-May

BARRETT, CLAYTON KEITH (J/5036) age: 23 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA500 QO-G of No 432 Sqn, which collided with Halifax III, LW114 of No 427 Sqn near le Portel in the Pas-de-Calais during a raid to Boulogne.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

BULCOCK, FRANCIS EDWARD (24205) age: 27 RAAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 451 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

12-May

BRANCH, SYDNEY JAMES (14436) age: 25 RAAF

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 451 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

12-May

EWANS, ALAN (11204) age: 23 RAAF

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 451 Sqn but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

12-May

SNEDDON, RONALD BARNARD (403228) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was serving with No 451 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

12-May

MUIR, ALEXANDER JAMIESON (J/19122) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB409 UM-P2 of No 626 Sqn, which exploded and crashed into a sea dijke near Krabbendijke in Holland during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

BARTON, JAMES HENRY (426158) age: 21 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB409 UM-P2 of No 626 Sqn, which exploded and crashed into a sea dijke near Krabbendijke in Holland during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

SMITH, CHARLES WORTH (J/89806) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB409 UM-P2 of No 626 Sqn, which exploded and crashed into a sea dijke near Krabbendijke in Holland during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

MARRIOTT, COLIN RUPERT (421742) age: 20 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB409 UM-P2 of No 626 Sqn, which exploded and crashed into a sea dijke near Krabbendijke in Holland during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

HOLLINGUM, RONALD STANLEY (1800740) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB409 UM-P2 of No 626 Sqn, which exploded and crashed into a sea dijke near Krabbendijke in Holland during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

PALMER, WILLIAM ARTHUR (1322330) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB409 UM-P2 of No 626 Sqn, which exploded and crashed into a sea dijke near Krabbendijke in Holland during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

TODD, CECIL REGINALD (1331104) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB409 UM-P2 of No 626 Sqn, which exploded and crashed into a sea dijke near Krabbendijke in Holland during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

WATT, WILFRED ARTHUR (421800) age: 25 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME737 LE-S of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Herenthout in Belgium during a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

12-May

GRANT, ALFRED FREDERICK (J/89885) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME737 LE-S of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Herenthout in Belgium during a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

AMIES, PHILIP (1445907) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME737 LE-S of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Herenthout in Belgium during a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

ROWTHORN, PETER ROBERT (1853111) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME737 LE-S of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Herenthout in Belgium during a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

THOMPSON, LESLIE ST CLAIR (1323406) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME737 LE-S of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Herenthout in Belgium during a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

12-May

FELDMAN, JOSEPH (J/22629) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND580 LE-G of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

MUDDIMAN, DENIS WALTER (1576768) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND580 LE-G of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

JACKSON, ALFRED THOMAS (172175) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND580 LE-G of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

CARTLIDGE, RICHARD MATTHEW (1478946) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND580 LE-G of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

LOUIS, ERNEST ALBERT (1892195) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND580 LE-G of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

OWEN, HAROLD EDGAR FRANK (1664252) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND580 LE-G of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

SEAGO, ARTHUR WILLIAM (1593067) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND580 LE-G of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

12-May

PESKI, Wlodzimierz(P.76725) age: 32 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford l, LW965  of No 16 (P) SFTS, which collided with Oxford, LW915 flown by AC2 Miernika on take off from Orston.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

12-May

GUDGER, ARTHUR PETER (1583364) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 28 EFTS but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

12-May

CLYNE, DAVID JOHNSTON ROBERTSON (1550542) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX273 of No 302 FTU, which flew into high ground near Vatersay in Argyllshire at night.  He is buried in Glasgow (Riddrie Park) Cemetery

12-May

BASSETT, FREDERICK JAMES (1225691) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX273 of No 302 FTU, which flew into high ground near Vatersay in Argyllshire at night.  He is buried in Leominster Moravian Burial Ground

12-May

ZANZOTTERA, JOSEPH HENRY (150058) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Oxford I, LW821 of No 1515 Flt, which crashed near Eaton Hall, Cheshire during an instrument approach.  He is buried in Manchester Southern Cemetery.

12-May

HINE, PATRICK WILLIAM NOEL (1806958) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Catalina IVA, JX273 of No 302 FTU, which flew into high ground near Vatersay in Argyllshire at night.  He was buried in/or cremated at  West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium

12-May

TAYLOR, OWEN (540659) age: 25 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving at Seletar but was executed by the Japanese on board the Tencho Maru whilst being transported to Java from the Molucca Islands for stealing some dried fish.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

12-May

DE LUCIA, JOHN (R/161336) age: 30 RCAF

AC2

A Radio Mechanic, the unit in which he had been serving is currently unknown but died or was killed whilst on loan to the British SIS.  He is buried in Padua War Cemetery

12-May

GOODRICK, WILBER DIXON (R/141449) age: 24 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, ? of the SLAIS, which crashed out of control at Ranchi.  He is buried in Ranchi War Cemetery

12-May

TYRER, WILLIAM (1033207) age: 32 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Chichester.  He is buried in Liverpool (West Derby) Cemetery

12-May

BROOM, WILFRED HENRY (64898) age: 24 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

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

12-May

MADDISON, JOSEPH (510773) age: 33 RAF

WO

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

13-May

STUMM, HARLEY CHARLES DFC(70656) age: 30 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HP939 of No 45 Sqn, which broke up in the air during a practice attack on a B-25.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

13-May

McKERRACHER, WALTER JAMES DFM(406099) age: 34 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Vengence IA, EZ879 'L' of No 45 Sqn, which broke up in the air during a practice attack on a B-25.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

13-May

CROUCH, ALAN JOHN (149983) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ575 MP-W of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Halshout in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

NEWCOMBE, JACK (135399) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ575 MP-W of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Halshout in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

SAUNDERSON, CHRISTOPHER WILLIAM (157140) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ575 MP-W of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Halshout in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

STEWART, CHARLES HUME(138825) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ575 MP-W of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Halshout in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

SHOVE, NATHANIEL LESLIE(67050) age: 29 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ575 MP-W of No 76 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Halshout in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

McGILL, ROBERT SMITH (J/25551) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF238 of No 104 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ferrajo in Italy.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

13-May

BANNER, WALTER REGINALD (1866392) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF238 of No 104 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ferrajo in Italy.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

13-May

MAWER, JOHN (988997) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF238 of No 104 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Ferrajo in Italy.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

13-May

CLAYES, NORMAN (47351) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI ML978 GB-C Bar of No 105 Sqn, which crashed at Madingley on its return from a raid to Chataeudun after the Verey pistol was accidentally discharged in the cockpit.  He is buried in Crompton Cemetery

13-May

DEIGHTON, FREDERICK ERNEST (155114) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI ML978 GB-C Bar of No 105 Sqn, which crashed at Madingley on its return from a raid to Chataeudun after the Verey pistol was accidentally discharged in the cockpit.  He is buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Middlesex

13-May

BIGNELL, CLAUDE JOSE HUBERT (60111) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD859 of No 216 Sqn, which crashed in the dropping zone near Kohima following an engine failure.  He is buried in Kohima War Cemetery

13-May

McHARDIE, HUGH (1458134) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD859 of No 216 Sqn, which crashed in the dropping zone near Kohima following an engine failure.  He is buried in Kohima War Cemetery

13-May

FINLAYSON, WALTER RAYMOND (J/26540) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X KB710 VR-W of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sint-Genesius-Rode in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-May

MOORE, JAMES LAMBERT (J/23943) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X KB710 VR-W of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sint-Genesius-Rode in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-May

PRICE, WALTER WILLIAM (J/26855) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X KB710 VR-W of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sint-Genesius-Rode in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-May

LIVINGSTONE, SAMUEL GEORGE(J/86829) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X KB710 VR-W of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sint-Genesius-Rode in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-May

O'CONNELL, JOHN CARLOS (J/92329) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X KB710 VR-W of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sint-Genesius-Rode in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-May

SMITH, HAROLD INGRAM (J/19595) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X KB710 VR-W of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sint-Genesius-Rode in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-May

BULL, RONALD (637026) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X KB710 VR-W of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Sint-Genesius-Rode in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-May

CAMPBELL, ROBERT ROY (J/22573) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X KB713 VR-X of No 419 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Reningo en-route to a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery

13-May

EDWARDS, BURDEL FRANK (J/24293) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X KB713 VR-X of No 419 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Reningo en-route to a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery

13-May

ODDAN, HAROLD ENGMAN (J/38163) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X KB713 VR-X of No 419 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Reningo en-route to a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery

13-May

WEBBER, JOSEPH ALEXANDER (J/38164) age: 37 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X KB713 VR-X of No 419 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Reningo en-route to a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery

13-May

DEWAR, PETER (J/88395) age: 29 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X KB713 VR-X of No 419 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Reningo en-route to a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery

13-May

CARRUTHERS, JOHN ROBERT (1590317) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X KB713 VR-X of No 419 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Reningo en-route to a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Adegem Canadian War Cemetery

13-May

SMITH, ROY STANLEY (J/89610) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X KB713 VR-X of No 419 Sqn, which crashed and exploded near Reningo en-route to a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery

13-May

DRUMM, KENNETH WESLEY (J/94303) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK883 OW-E of No 426 Sqn, which came down near Londerzeel in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-May

FITZPATRICK, ROBERT JOSEPH (J/87097) age: 31 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK883 OW-E of No 426 Sqn, which came down near Londerzeel in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-May

JONES, JAMES HOWARD (J/90284) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK883 OW-E of No 426 Sqn, which came down near Londerzeel in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-May

JONES, ALBERT CHRISTOPHER (1815824) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK883 OW-E of No 426 Sqn, which came down near Londerzeel in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-May

PHILLIPS, CLIFFORD STANLEY (J/28259) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW682 OW-M of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schendelbeke in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Geraardsbergen Communal Cemetery

13-May

TAYLOR, THOMAS WESSEL (J/24251) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW682 OW-M of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schendelbeke in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Geraardsbergen Communal Cemetery

13-May

ARBOUR, JOSEPH EDWARD JEAN GUY (J/87413) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW682 OW-M of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schendelbeke in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Geraardsbergen Communal Cemetery

13-May

BENTZ, WILBUR BOYD (J/87378) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW682 OW-M of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schendelbeke in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Geraardsbergen Communal Cemetery

13-May

McINTYRE, JACK EDWIN (J/88626) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW682 OW-M of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schendelbeke in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Geraardsbergen Communal Cemetery

13-May

ROACH, FRED (J/90063) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW682 OW-M of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schendelbeke in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Geraardsbergen Communal Cemetery

13-May

SUMMERHAYES, JOHN WILSON (J/89358) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW682 OW-M of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schendelbeke in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Geraardsbergen Communal Cemetery

13-May

ELLERSLIE, ROY (1818990) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW682 OW-M of No 426 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Schendelbeke in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Geraardsbergen Communal Cemetery

13-May

PRESTON, STUART MARVIN (J/25123) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ629 SE-B of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Waterloo in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-May

CAMPBELL, CHARLES JOHN (J/90759) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ629 SE-B of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Waterloo in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-May

EMPEY, EARLE DWIGHT (J/90085) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ629 SE-B of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Waterloo in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-May

LATURNUS, ANDREW (J/86453) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ629 SE-B of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Waterloo in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-May

YARRINGTON, ALVIN EDWARD (J/90047) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ629 SE-B of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Waterloo in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-May

MacPHERSON, JOHN DUNCAN (1823549) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ629 SE-B of No 431 Sqn, which came down near Waterloo in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Leuven.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

13-May

CONRAD, CLARENCE ARTHUR (30550) age: 22 RAAF

LAC

He was serving with No 451 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

13-May

McKAY, HAROLD ALEXANDER (11963) age: 24 RAAF

LAC

He was serving with No 451 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Biguglia War Cemetery

13-May

BROOKES, JOHN ROBERT (160528) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV826 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

BOWERN, DONALD ANDERSON (420434) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV826 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

LOCKLIER, NORMAN EDWARD (419321) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV826 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

NICHOLLS, PETER WILLIAM (417507) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV826 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

GAGGIN, ERIC HARRY (425000) age: 28 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV826 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

JENNISON, GEORGE CLIFTON (174541) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV826 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

FORBES, HUGH (1690225) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV826 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

NICHOLS, LAURENCE JOHN (413886) age: 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV826 HD-J of No 466 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

BARNETT, LEONARD VICTOR (418332) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV919 HD-O of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zondereigen in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

CHINNERY, LAVINGTON EDMUND JOHN F. (429924) age: 32 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV919 HD-O of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zondereigen in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

PINN, GEOFFREY PHILIP (424212) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV919 HD-O of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zondereigen in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

GERTZEL, WILLIAM KEVIN (427460) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV919 HD-O of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zondereigen in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

GILLARD, WILLIAM ANDREW (429849) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV919 HD-O of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zondereigen in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

SMITH, HAROLD JOHN (410515) age: 29 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV919 HD-O of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zondereigen in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

BERRY, ALEXANDER MITCHELL (1861471) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV919 HD-O of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zondereigen in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

PAYNE, VICTOR DOUGLAS (963274) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS949 of No 515 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a bomber support sortie to Twente.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

13-May

BYRNE, FRANK PAUL (J/13610) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS949 of No 515 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a bomber support sortie to Twente.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

JOHNSON, EDWARD (1395353) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND403 UL-G2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Bullseye exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

PARKINSON, JACK (172426) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND403 UL-G2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Bullseye exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

DIXON, HERBERT HORACE(2211099) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND403 UL-G2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Bullseye exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

ELAND, ALFRED (1594431) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND403 UL-G2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Bullseye exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

MANT, KENNETH VICTOR (1601439) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND403 UL-G2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Bullseye exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

RAYMOND, ANTHONY FRANK (1237388) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND403 UL-G2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Bullseye exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

WILSON, GEORE WILLIAM (1580045) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND403 UL-G2 of No 576 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Bullseye exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

FIDGIN, LAURENCE PRITCHARD (1579370) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN155 of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Rouen.  He is buried in Marrissel French National Cemetery

13-May

FLINT, CLIFFORD SHELDON (129347) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND924 F2-B of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Stavenisse in Holland during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

13-May

STEWART, DAVID CAMERON (40990) age: 25 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND924 F2-B of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Stavenisse in Holland during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Kattendijke (Wilhelminadorp) General Cemetery

13-May

FISHWICK, KENNETH WILLIAM (157741) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND924 F2-B of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Stavenisse in Holland during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

PASSINGHAM, CLIFFORD (148090) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND924 F2-B of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Stavenisse in Holland during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

MAY, WILLIAM BRONWHILL (1684015) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND924 F2-B of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Stavenisse in Holland during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

MUSSETT, DENNIS ROLAND (1580876) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND924 F2-B of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Stavenisse in Holland during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

ATKINS, JOHN IVAN (J/22434) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW499 C8-G of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Genk in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

ROSE, GEORGHENRY (437319) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW499 C8-G of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Genk in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

CAMPBELL, DONALD STIRLING (1314892) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW499 C8-G of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Genk in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

THOMAS, DOUGLAS OSBORN(J/87559) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW499 C8-G of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Genk in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

GEE, LESLIE ROBERT (1592752) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW499 C8-G of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Genk in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

LEE, CHARLES GEOFFREY (1144562) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW499 C8-G of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Genk in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

13-May

OLLETT, RALPH WILLIAM (J/22702) age: 34 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ562 C8-A of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Balen-Wezel in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

13-May

WIBBERLEY, ROBERT DAVID (116659) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ562 C8-A of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Balen-Wezel in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

13-May

NORTON, ARTHUR (1254684) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ562 C8-A of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Balen-Wezel in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

13-May

CHRISTIE, MALCOLM KEITH (J/86094) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ562 C8-A of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Balen-Wezel in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

13-May

LEWIS, GILBERT ALLAN (J/85320) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ562 C8-A of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Balen-Wezel in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

13-May

THOMSON, JOHN (1554274) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ562 C8-A of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Balen-Wezel in Belgium during a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

13-May

LILLEY, WILLIAM RAYMOND (152713) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA492 C8-X of No 640 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Woodbridge on its return from a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Ashby-de-la-Zouch Cemetery

13-May

CORRIVEAU, ARTHUR JEFFREY (J/24503) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA492 C8-X of No 640 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Woodbridge on its return from a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

13-May

MARSH, BERESFORD (1892516) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA492 C8-X of No 640 Sqn, which crashed whilst attempting to land at Woodbridge on its return from a raid on railway targets at Hasselt.  He is buried in Woodbridge Cemetery

13-May

HUME, GEORGE WILLIAM (173448) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV DZ638 3P- of No 692 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Kaiser-Wilhelm Kanel during a raid to Kiel.  He is buried in Hamburg Cemetery

13-May

BURNETT, DAVID MARK TYNDALL (J/85238) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV DZ638 3P- of No 692 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near the Kaiser-Wilhelm Kanel during a raid to Kiel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

13-May

BAILEY, DOROTHY FRANCES JOAN (445195) age: 21 WAAF

LACW

She was serving with No 692 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  Her death being registered in St Neots.  She is buried in Plaxtol Churchyard

13-May

COWIE, HENRY FRANCIS (1148651) age: 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst serving with No 938 Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, his death being registered in Durham S E.  He is buried in Stockton-on-Tees (Durham Road) Cemetery

13-May

McIVER, MALCOLM (J/11107) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF517 of No 1655 MTU, which broke up in turbulence near Melton Mowbrey during a cross country training sortie.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

13-May

HALESTRAP, GEOFFREY GEORGE(127308) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF517 of No 1655 MTU, which broke up in turbulence near Melton Mowbrey during a cross country training sortie.  He is buried in Melton Mowbray (Thorpe Road) Cemetery

13-May

CATTLE, AUBREY EDWARD HENDERSON (117960) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF517 of No 1655 MTU, which broke up in turbulence near Melton Mowbrey during a cross country training sortie.  He is buried in Southend-on-Sea (Leigh-on-Sea) Cemetery

13-May

BOWEN, GEOFFREY HUGH (161261) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, DF517 of No 1655 MTU, which broke up in turbulence near Melton Mowbrey during a cross country training sortie.  He is buried in Swansea (Oystermouth) Cemetery

13-May

WHITNEY, DENNIS IVOR (1468381) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, NM229 of No 18 (P) AFU, which dived into the ground near Hungerford after control was lost following an engine failure.  He is buried in New Road Cemetery, Chatteris

13-May

O'NEILL, JEREMIAH (1050673) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 2015 AMES, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

13-May

KEAY, DAVID DOUGLAS (1569649) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Cornell, FH863 of No 31 SFTS, which.  He is buried in Calgary (Burnsland) Cemetery

13-May

ADAM, CHARLES RIDDELL (85067) age: 37 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

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

13-May

SPOWART, JAMES STANTON (1637033) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 48 AS but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in East London (East Bank) Cemetery

13-May

GRUSZCZAK, Stefan(P.794547) age: 26 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VA, R7343  of No 61 OTU, which crashed at Ford Heath, Shropshire, whilst on a training flight.  He is buried in Market Drayton Cemetery

13-May

DONOGHUE, EDWARD THOMAS (749156) age: 29 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the Air Sea Rescue Service and was found drowned in the dock in which his boat was moored in Dover.  He is buried in North Tidworth (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

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