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Casualties - 22 May 1944


22-May

JACOBSEN, ERIK FLOHR (1804003) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK890 of No 1 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during a Rhubarb.  He is buried in St Eloy Churchyard

22-May

HOOKWAY, ARTHUR FREDERICK. (412964) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND588 MG-Q of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

DUDLEY, LEONARD CHARLES (138406) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND588 MG-Q of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

GILES, WILLIAM HENRY (1600994) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND588 MG-Q of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

STEEDMAN, WILLIAM KENNETH (1589945) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND588 MG-Q of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

GRANT, REGINALD HALSEY (421969) age: 30 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND588 MG-Q of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

BROUGHTON, JAMES WILLIAM (1815266) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND588 MG-Q of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

THOMPSON, ROY (2214099) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND588 MG-Q of No 7 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

CORNELIUS, RAYMOND SUMMERS (1317111) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV395 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

GLEDHILL, JAMES LESLIE(1386450) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV395 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

CHAPPELL, LESLIE FRANK (1510807) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV395 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

HAWKSWORTH, RALPH JAMES (1592514) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV395 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

MARSHALL, JOSEPH (1593190) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV395 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

PORTER, ALEXANDER (1098275) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV395 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

VIOLETT, FREDERICK FRANK (1891957) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, DV395 WS-T of No 9 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

CRUMP, THOMAS HILL (1892775) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2246 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a night interdiction sortie.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

22-May

ABAYASEKERA, GEORGE FREDERICK DUGALD (1399697) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2246 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a night interdiction sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

22-May

BAILY, LIONEL EDWARD JOHN (1287305) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2246 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a night interdiction sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

22-May

ORGAN, JOHN PHILIP (581113) age: 24 RAF

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston III, Z2246 of No 18 Sqn, which failed to return from a night interdiction sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

22-May

DUNN, LESLIE WILLIAM (414928) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND976 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

22-May

MacFADYEN, COLIN (1550855) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND976 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

22-May

SOUTHERN, JAMES (941962) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND976 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

22-May

THOMAS, IVOR BERTRAM (1184086) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND976 KM-R of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery

22-May

CARRINGTON, HENRY JOSEPH (415761) age: 32 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM539 EA-D of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Roosendaal-en-Nispen in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Roosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery

22-May

BERRY, ROBERT WILLIAM (1865875) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM539 EA-D of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Roosendaal-en-Nispen in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Roosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery

22-May

COLEMAN, RONALD F. (1582838) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM539 EA-D of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Roosendaal-en-Nispen in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Roosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery

22-May

FOULKES, LAWRENCE(3010396) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM539 EA-D of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Roosendaal-en-Nispen in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Roosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery

22-May

HALES, JOSEPH HAROLD ENGLAND (1533561) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM539 EA-D of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Roosendaal-en-Nispen in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Roosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery

22-May

HILL, RONALD CHARLES (1601477) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM539 EA-D of No 49 Sqn, which came down near Roosendaal-en-Nispen in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Roosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery

22-May

AMPHLETT, WILLIAM VICTOR (161781) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME797 VN-J of No 50 Sqn, which was hit by flak and crashed in flames at Vorst near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

BACON, DOUGLAS ALFRED (151232) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME797 VN-J of No 50 Sqn, which was hit by flak and crashed in flames at Vorst near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

EVANS, IVOR GLYNDWR (145371) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME797 VN-J of No 50 Sqn, which was hit by flak and crashed in flames at Vorst near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

JAGGER, GEORGE EDWARD (1074626) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME797 VN-J of No 50 Sqn, which was hit by flak and crashed in flames at Vorst near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

BLENKARN, ALEXANDER NEIL (1474283) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME797 VN-J of No 50 Sqn, which was hit by flak and crashed in flames at Vorst near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

OLIVER, DAVID REUBEN (1800202) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME797 VN-J of No 50 Sqn, which was hit by flak and crashed in flames at Vorst near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

SNOWLING, HARRY (941781) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME797 VN-J of No 50 Sqn, which was hit by flak and crashed in flames at Vorst near Krefeld on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

FERGUSON, GEORGE(131132) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND960 DX-I of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Emetekaer during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Assens (Fyn) New Cemetery

22-May

WOODALL, WILLIAM THOMAS (J/23953) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND960 DX-I of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Emetekaer during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Assens (Fyn) New Cemetery

22-May

RICHARDS, ARTHUR THOMAS (51389) age: 23 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND960 DX-I of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Emetekaer during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Assens (Fyn) New Cemetery

22-May

BUGDEN, ARTHUR WILBERT CHESLEY (188996) age: 29 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND960 DX-I of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Emetekaer during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Assens (Fyn) New Cemetery

22-May

EDWARDS, THOMAS (1430281) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND960 DX-I of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Emetekaer during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Assens (Fyn) New Cemetery

22-May

GRIFFITHS, HAROLD DE GRAY (2211356) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND960 DX-I of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Emetekaer during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Assens (Fyn) New Cemetery

22-May

WOODMASS, CYRIL JAMES (1160474) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND960 DX-I of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Emetekaer during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Assens (Fyn) New Cemetery

22-May

HANCOCK, STANLEY ALBERT (1396104) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND804 AA-K of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

BROWN, RUSSELL HOWARD (425444) age: 24 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND804 AA-K of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

FERGUSSON, ALLISTER ARCHIBALD (425391) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND804 AA-K of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

KAY, ALAN LISTER (42299) age: 35 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND804 AA-K of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

REID, WILLIAM FERGUSON (J/89732) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND804 AA-K of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

WILLIS, WILLIAM JARVIS (421803) age: 33 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND804 AA-K of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

RIMMER, DONALD (1495443) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND804 AA-K of No 75 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

SPECTOR, JOSEPH (J/26649) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL960 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which exploded over Repelen-Baerl-Binscheim after being hit by flak on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

EAMES, EDWIN LAURENCE(150244) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL960 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which exploded over Repelen-Baerl-Binscheim after being hit by flak on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

ALCOTT, ARTHUR JOHN (176042) age: 28 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL960 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which exploded over Repelen-Baerl-Binscheim after being hit by flak on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

KIRKWOOD, DOUGLASS-SMITH (J/86514) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL960 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which exploded over Repelen-Baerl-Binscheim after being hit by flak on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

BIRD, CHARLES (1590882) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL960 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which exploded over Repelen-Baerl-Binscheim after being hit by flak on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

PARISH, FRANK (1593220) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL960 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which exploded over Repelen-Baerl-Binscheim after being hit by flak on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

PRYCE, RAYMOND WILLIAM (1582778) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL960 HW-D of No 100 Sqn, which exploded over Repelen-Baerl-Binscheim after being hit by flak on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

BARBER, JOSEPH (1593780) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME677 HW-X of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

OXENHAM, ALBERT RONALD (176286) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME677 HW-X of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

PEARS, GEOFFREY FRANK (175491) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME677 HW-X of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

BLACKBURN, EDWARD (1622469) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME677 HW-X of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

FULLER, DENIS JAMES (1873877) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME677 HW-X of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

GOGGIN, DAVID ANTHONY (1865819) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME677 HW-X of No 100 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

JONES, THOMAS IVOR (171649) age: 21 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME722 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zwolle in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Zwolle (De Kranenburg) General Cemetery

22-May

JONES, WILLIAM ERNEST (1061382) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME722 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zwolle in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Zwolle (De Kranenburg) General Cemetery

22-May

PICKLES, MAURICE(1590407) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME722 PM-E of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zwolle in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Zwolle (De Kranenburg) General Cemetery

22-May

HUGHES, HENRY MAENGWYN (1330658) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ228 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed after entering a thunderstorm on its return from a raid near Rome.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

22-May

ZADWORNY, THADDEUS JOHN BERNARD (J/15816) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ228 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed after entering a thunderstorm on its return from a raid near Rome.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

22-May

COUTURIER, PAUL MARTIN (1575420) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ228 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed after entering a thunderstorm on its return from a raid near Rome.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

22-May

COLLETT, MALCOLM ERNEST (416414) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ228 of No 114 Sqn, which crashed after entering a thunderstorm on its return from a raid near Rome.  He is buried in Caserta War Cemetery

22-May

MANN, ALBERT OSWALD (147960) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND754 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Duisburg-Beeckerwerth on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

ANDERSEN, ROBERT CHARLES (414876) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND754 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Duisburg-Beeckerwerth on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

CAMERON, PETER TALMAGE(408419) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND754 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Duisburg-Beeckerwerth on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

MOULDEN, WILLIAM ROBERT HAROLD (423163) age: 25 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND754 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Duisburg-Beeckerwerth on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

WILKINSON, LAURENCE EDWARD (175313) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND754 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Duisburg-Beeckerwerth on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

REDHEAD, NATHANIEL ERNEST (531268) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND754 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Duisburg-Beeckerwerth on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

JONES, HALWOOD THOMAS (1397321) age: 36 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND754 KO-F of No 115 Sqn, which came down at Duisburg-Beeckerwerth on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

KEATING, RAYMOND (1338063) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND559 GT-J of No 156 Sqn, which was attacked by a night fighter and exploded near Molenaarsgraaf on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Molenaarsgraaf Protestant Churchyard

22-May

ROBERTS, EVAN EPHRAIM EDWARD (1422157) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND559 GT-J of No 156 Sqn, which was attacked by a night fighter and exploded near Molenaarsgraaf on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Molenaarsgraaf Protestant Churchyard

22-May

WATTS, RAYMOND GEORGE(1183531) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND559 GT-J of No 156 Sqn, which was attacked by a night fighter and exploded near Molenaarsgraaf on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Molenaarsgraaf Protestant Churchyard

22-May

McCAFFERY, JOHN THOMAS EARDLEY (1374780) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND559 GT-J of No 156 Sqn, which was attacked by a night fighter and exploded near Molenaarsgraaf on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Molenaarsgraaf Protestant Churchyard

22-May

SMITH, SIDNEY GEORGE(1466984) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND559 GT-J of No 156 Sqn, which was attacked by a night fighter and exploded near Molenaarsgraaf on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Molenaarsgraaf Protestant Churchyard

22-May

BLAIR, JOHN EDWARD (136172) age: 32 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND559 GT-J of No 156 Sqn, which was attacked by a night fighter and exploded near Molenaarsgraaf on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Molenaarsgraaf Protestant Churchyard

22-May

PATMORE, ARTHUR (1585454) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND579 AS-M of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

22-May

DICKSON, DAVID (1823811) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND579 AS-M of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Brielle General Cemetery

22-May

CLUTTERBUCK, LEONARD CHARLES (1319227) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND579 AS-M of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery

22-May

MEEHAN, TERENCE JOHN (1335005) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND579 AS-M of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Hook of Holland General Cemetery

22-May

RANKIN, WILLIAM BLACK (1795202) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND579 AS-M of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter and crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery

22-May

FRANKLIN, TREVOR GORDON (552916) age: 21 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND956 AS-I of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Goudriaan in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Goudriaan General Cemetery

22-May

ANDERSON, ALLAN ANDREW (R/194889) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND956 AS-I of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Goudriaan in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Goudriaan General Cemetery

22-May

SPENCER, STANLEY DEREK (R/146367) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND956 AS-I of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Goudriaan in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Goudriaan General Cemetery

22-May

KILTIE, JAMES (986311) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND956 AS-I of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Goudriaan in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Goudriaan General Cemetery

22-May

MOFFATT, JOHN (1567557) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND956 AS-I of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Goudriaan in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Goudriaan General Cemetery

22-May

FREEMAN, JOHN ANTHONY (1483956) age:  RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND522 EM-J of No 207 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

22-May

LARBY, HAROLD JOSEPH (138133) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND522 EM-J of No 207 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

MATTOCKS, BERNARD CHARLES (1390388) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND522 EM-J of No 207 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

CAMPBELL, JOHN MCDOUGAL (1349336) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND522 EM-J of No 207 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

WATTS, ERNEST LESLIE(1894230) age: 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND522 EM-J of No 207 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter during a Gardening sortie in Danish waters.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

WATSON, ARTHUR WILFRED DFC(147753) age: 22 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, MH593 of No 253 Sqn, which was lost over Yugoslavia during an anti shipping patrol.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

22-May

BYCHOWSKI, Jan Ryszard (P.709544) age: 22 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster l, LL857 BH-B of No 300 Sqn, which crashed into the gun butts at Faldingworth  having returned early from a raid to Dortmund with engine problems.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

22-May

LESZKOWICZ, Antoni (P.704444) age: 20 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster l, LL857 BH-B of No 300 Sqn, which crashed into the gun butts at Faldingworth  having returned early from a raid to Dortmund with engine problems.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

22-May

RYBINSKI, Czeslaw (P.780062) age: 30 PAF

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained whilst flying in Lancaster l, LL857 BH-B of No 300 Sqn, which crashed into the gun butts at Faldingworth  having returned early from a raid to Dortmund with engine problems.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

22-May

McDOUGALL, REGINALD EUGENE(J/35148) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL951 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zundert on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Zundert Protestant Churchyard

22-May

BUNKER, RONALD RALPH (1336293) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL951 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zundert on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Zundert Protestant Churchyard

22-May

ELSBURY, HAROLD RALPH (1852639) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL951 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zundert on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Zundert Protestant Churchyard

22-May

HERKES, JAMES (1561487) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL951 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zundert on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Zundert Protestant Churchyard

22-May

O'NEILL, WILLIAM FRANCIS (1853904) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL951 AR-C of No 460 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zundert on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Zundert Protestant Churchyard

22-May

HUGHES, MERVYN ROYCE(422204) age: 22 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME571 JO-W of No 463 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

MARSH, WALTER ERNEST (422220) age: 33 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME571 JO-W of No 463 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

SIMPSON, CLAUDE BERTRAM (427954) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME571 JO-W of No 463 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

TOWLER, LAMBERT CHARLES (427041) age: 29 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME571 JO-W of No 463 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

PRATTEN, MURRAY EDMUND (416994) age: 26 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME571 JO-W of No 463 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

SMART, OWEN EDWARD GILBERT (1581608) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME571 JO-W of No 463 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

McDONALD, NORMAN NEIL (409729) age: 27 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME571 JO-W of No 463 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

ARCHAY, KENNETH EDGAR (426941) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME580 JO-Q of No 463 Sqn, which came down near Randerath on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-May

MATTINGLEY, ALBERT FRANK (419806) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME580 JO-Q of No 463 Sqn, which came down near Randerath on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-May

ROSS, EDWARD HUGH (429351) age: 29 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME580 JO-Q of No 463 Sqn, which came down near Randerath on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-May

JASPER, JAMES ERNEST (426604) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME580 JO-Q of No 463 Sqn, which came down near Randerath on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-May

WEEDEN, LIONEL WARWICK (417916) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME580 JO-Q of No 463 Sqn, which came down near Randerath on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-May

RICE, FRANK NORMAN (1607123) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME580 JO-Q of No 463 Sqn, which came down near Randerath on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-May

MAYNE, ALBERT FRANCIS (408913) age: 29 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME580 JO-Q of No 463 Sqn, which came down near Randerath on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

22-May

HAILEY, KEITH IAN (419467) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED657 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Nunhem in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

22-May

HARRIS, ROBERT MAXWELL (401690) age: 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED657 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Nunhem in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

22-May

SPRING, THOMAS LAVENHAM (423918) age: 33 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED657 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Nunhem in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

22-May

GARDE, DOUGLAS GRAHAM (426079) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED657 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Nunhem in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

22-May

O'CALLAGHAN, PATRICK JOSEPH ANTHONY (1167231) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED657 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Nunhem in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

22-May

POTTS, ALEC RAYMOND (1861337) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED657 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Nunhem in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

22-May

WALLBANK, CYRIL (945652) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ED657 PO-T of No 467 Sqn, which came down near Nunhem in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

22-May

FRASER, JAMES (935291) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS633 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which crashed in the Fakenham area on its return from a raid to Duisburg with its bomb load still in place.  He is buried in Buckie New Cemetery

22-May

DUNBAR, JAMES LAIRD (1585541) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS633 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which crashed in the Fakenham area on its return from a raid to Duisburg with its bomb load still in place.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

22-May

GIBSON, THOMAS LIPSEY (984464) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS633 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which crashed in the Fakenham area on its return from a raid to Duisburg with its bomb load still in place.  He is buried in Clogh (or Clough) (Holy Trinity) Church of Ireland Churchyard

22-May

FREEBURN, ALEXANDER HENRY (1670597) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS633 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which crashed in the Fakenham area on its return from a raid to Duisburg with its bomb load still in place.  He is buried in Cookstown New Cemetery

22-May

GALLAGHER, J (1823530) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS633 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which crashed in the Fakenham area on its return from a raid to Duisburg with its bomb load still in place.  He is buried in Glasgow (St Peter's) Roman Catholic Cemetery

22-May

BUXTON, LAWRENCE(1614503) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS633 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which crashed in the Fakenham area on its return from a raid to Duisburg with its bomb load still in place.  He is buried in Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard

22-May

KEMP, GEORGE HENRY (1592001) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS633 JI-B2 of No 514 Sqn, which crashed in the Fakenham area on its return from a raid to Duisburg with its bomb load still in place.  He is buried in Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery

22-May

HAIGH, ERNEST WALTER (811039) age: Unknown AuxAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS781 JI-R of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

22-May

DOLAMORE, FRANK LEONARD (527589) age: 28 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS781 JI-R of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

LANGFORD, ROBERT DONALD (1575129) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS781 JI-R of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

WINDSOR, BERNARD WILLIAM (416582) age: 29 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS781 JI-R of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

BIRCH, JACK (1600760) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS781 JI-R of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

WOODWARD, GORDON KENNETH (1549227) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS781 JI-R of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

BROWN, WILLIAM EARLE(R/155985) age: 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS781 JI-R of No 514 Sqn, which came down in the North Sea during a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

SEALTIEL, ANTHONY RALPH (1818874) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL695 JI-A of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Geldrop in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

22-May

WILLIAMS, BENJAMIN ROBERT (1836434) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL695 JI-A of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Geldrop in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

22-May

ROSE, CHARLES EDWARD (J/89473) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL695 JI-A of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Geldrop in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

22-May

COMBE, THOMAS SMITH (1823102) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 514 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Hartismere.  He is buried in Inveresk Parish Churchyard

22-May

JOHNSTON, GEORGE ACHESON BOWEN (90596) age: 27 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 520 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He was commemorated on the Gibraltar Memorial

22-May

SHARLAND, CLIFFORD CYRIL (1318198) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV309 BQ-S of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oosterwijk in Belgium on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

HINDE, GEOFFREY WILLIAM (175573) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV309 BQ-S of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oosterwijk in Belgium on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

BEACHAM, ERNEST CECIL (1587896) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV309 BQ-S of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oosterwijk in Belgium on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

WHITTICK, THOMAS LEONARD JOHN (1852098) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV309 BQ-S of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oosterwijk in Belgium on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

YOUNG, WILLIAM ARTHUR JOHN (1876460) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV309 BQ-S of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oosterwijk in Belgium on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

HUGHES, DAVID (1133959) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV309 BQ-S of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oosterwijk in Belgium on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

DAVIES, DESMOND ROY MORGAN (1575462) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV309 BQ-S of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oosterwijk in Belgium on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

DUNHAM, LESLIE RONALD (154276) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL851 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Heimolen in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in St Niklaas Communal Cemetery

22-May

DUKELOW, PETER JAMES (170280) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL851 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Heimolen in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in St Niklaas Communal Cemetery

22-May

MACDUFF, HERMAN EARL (J/l9534) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL851 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Heimolen in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in St Niklaas Communal Cemetery

22-May

TOWSLEY, LESLIE ROBERT (J/93539) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL851 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Heimolen in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in St Niklaas Communal Cemetery

22-May

BRUTY, DONALD SIDNEY (1153961) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL851 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Heimolen in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in St Niklaas Communal Cemetery

22-May

JARVIS, SIDNEY ALFRED (1808378) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL851 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Heimolen in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in St Niklaas Communal Cemetery

22-May

MAYO, DAVID ALFRED WILLIAM (1576545) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL851 BQ-V of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Heimolen in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in St Niklaas Communal Cemetery

22-May

PORTER, REGINALD EDWARD (630524) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM319 BQ-A of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dulken on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

SMITH, FRANCIS JAMES WILLIAM (1318281) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM319 BQ-A of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dulken on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

ESSEX, KENNETH ALBERT (1578474) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM319 BQ-A of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dulken on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

McIVER, PATRICK LOUIS (2210005) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM319 BQ-A of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dulken on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

McWHIRTER, ANDREW WHITELAW (1821553) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM319 BQ-A of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dulken on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

MUFFETT, RAYMOND ERNEST (1875817) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM319 BQ-A of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dulken on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

SYMONDS, ARTHUR (1491619) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM319 BQ-A of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dulken on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

22-May

COOPER, ARTHUR WILFRED (1383683) age:  RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV365 UL-Z2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Roosendall-en-Nispen in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Roosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery

22-May

GREEN, ARTHUR LESLIE(649190) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV365 UL-Z2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Roosendall-en-Nispen in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Roosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery

22-May

LISTER, CHRISTOPHER (648465) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV365 UL-Z2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Roosendall-en-Nispen in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Roosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery

22-May

BALL, ROBERT WALTER (1587414) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, DV365 UL-Z2 of No 576 Sqn, which came down near Roosendall-en-Nispen in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Roosendaal-en-Nispen General Cemetery

22-May

PERCY, HUGH HAROLD (74688) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RB162 of No 610 Sqn, which he abandoned after being hit by flak during a shipping recce to Guernsey but his parachute failed open correctly.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

PROUTING, GEORGE EDWARD (175505) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VII, MD108E of No 616 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Folligny during Rhubarb 256.  He is buried in Equilly Churchyard

22-May

BANDUR, SIGMUND BERNARD (J/88413) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN695 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near East Wretham on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

22-May

BAKER, FREDERICK JOHN (146594) age: 38 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN695 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near East Wretham on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

22-May

HARMER, KENNETH WILFRED (1232350) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN695 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near East Wretham on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Coventry (St Paul's) Cemetery

22-May

RICHARDSON, LESLIE JOSEPH (1590537) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN695 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near East Wretham on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Fulford Cemetery

22-May

McKAY, RONALD ALEXANDER (1351466) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN695 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near East Wretham on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Godalming New Cemetery

22-May

REDSHAW, ROBERT HALL (123236) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN695 PG-X of No 619 Sqn, which was shot down by an intruder near East Wretham on its return from a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery

22-May

CAMPBELL, ROBERT HEPBURN (424286) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL793 GI-Q of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

NOTLEY, ALAN (1322116) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL793 GI-Q of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

HARRIS, JAMES ALFRED (11604) age: 26 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL793 GI-Q of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

KELLY, LESTER JAMES (414142) age: 26 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL793 GI-Q of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

BLACKMORE, DAVY GEORGE(425976) age: 26 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL793 GI-Q of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

WAREHAM, BERTRAM EDMUND (1703303) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL793 GI-Q of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

WHITE, DOUGLAS BERTRAM (1579461) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL793 GI-Q of No 622 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

DOWDEN, MAX E. (0-886262) age: 28 USAAF

1 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM513 CF-Y of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Antwerp during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

MOODY, FRANCIS HAROLD ROWLANDS (177085) age: 19 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM513 CF-Y of No 625 Sqn, which came down near Antwerp during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

BRANT, ROY ROBERT (173633) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND964 UM-K2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Tongerlo in Belgium during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

PECK, FREDERICK LESLIE(170605) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND964 UM-K2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Tongerlo in Belgium during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

KEMP, ROBERT WILLIAM (1801055) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND964 UM-K2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Tongerlo in Belgium during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

McEWAN, GEOGE ALAN (1492885) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND964 UM-K2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Tongerlo in Belgium during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

READ, ERIC RICHARD (1853103) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND964 UM-K2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Tongerlo in Belgium during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

SHORT, ANTHONY ARTHUR (1590755) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND964 UM-K2 of No 626 Sqn, which came down near Tongerlo in Belgium during a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

22-May

SMITH, HOWARD WALLACE(J/24995) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB672 LE-F of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Kilder in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergh (Kilder) Roman Catholic Churchyard

22-May

COATES, RAYMOND (1483125) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB672 LE-F of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Kilder in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergh (Kilder) Roman Catholic Churchyard

22-May

BAXTER, WILLIAM (J/87720) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB672 LE-F of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Kilder in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergh (Kilder) Roman Catholic Churchyard

22-May

GOODWIN, VERNON ALFRED (J/89866) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB672 LE-F of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Kilder in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergh (Kilder) Roman Catholic Churchyard

22-May

SPENSLEY, LEONARD (J/89950) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB672 LE-F of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Kilder in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergh (Kilder) Roman Catholic Churchyard

22-May

DICKINSON, KENNETH (1609924) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB672 LE-F of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Kilder in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Bergh (Kilder) Roman Catholic Churchyard

22-May

LAWRENCE, RONALD VICTOR (1581062) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB672 LE-F of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Kilder in Holland on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

TRUESDALE, ALBERT EDWARD (BERTIE) (144162) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster LL950 LE-Y of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

22-May

HENDERSON, JAMES MITCHELL (1565053) age: 35 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster LL950 LE-Y of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

22-May

RICHARDSON, CHARLES HENRY (1392954) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster LL950 LE-Y of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

22-May

BAILEY, RONALD WALTER (170965) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster LL950 LE-Y of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

22-May

WHITING, JACK MAXWELL (171177) age: 31 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster LL950 LE-Y of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

22-May

LINDSAY, JAMES (1556238) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster LL950 LE-Y of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

22-May

MURTON, MARTIN ERNEST (1892309) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster LL950 LE-Y of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter during a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is buried in Esbjerg (Fourfelt) Cemetery

22-May

ROWLANDS, ERNEST JONES (1515893) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND819 F2-M of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Luijksgestel on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Nederweert War Cemetery

22-May

MAKING, LEWIS JOHN (1575592) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND819 F2-M of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Luijksgestel on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

22-May

RUMBLES, MARSHALL BRIAN (1393799) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND819 F2-M of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Luijksgestel on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

22-May

JEPSON, ALAN ARTHUR (R/167555) age: 21 RCAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND819 F2-M of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Luijksgestel on a raid to Duisburg.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

22-May

MOULD, GEOFFREY ARTHUR DOUGLAS (1382104) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND819 F2-M of No 635 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Luijksgestel on a raid to Duisburg.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

22-May

SMART, LAWRENCE(1639421) age: 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2847 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained, however his death was registered at Surrey S W.  He is buried in Harrow Cemetery

22-May

CREED, DOUGLAS (3032263) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 5003 (Airfield Construction) Sqn and was probably killed when a bomb landed in the tented area of their camp at RAF Ashford.  He is buried in Aldershot Civil Cemetery

22-May

BERRY, MAURICE JOSEPH (3032196) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 5003 (Airfield Construction) Sqn and was probably killed when a bomb landed in the tented area of their camp at RAF Ashford.  He is buried in Birmingham (Witton) Cemetery

22-May

GOODHALL, GEORGE HENRY (1318442) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 5003 (Airfield Construction) Sqn and was probably killed when a bomb landed in the tented area of their camp at RAF Ashford.  He is buried in Bristol (Canford) Cemetery

22-May

HORWOOD, SAMUEL FRANK (1290372) age: 34 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 5003 (Airfield Construction) Sqn and was probably killed when a bomb landed in the tented area of their camp at RAF Ashford.  He is buried in Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery

22-May

EDWARDS, JAMES (339344) age: 35 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 5003 (Airfield Construction) Sqn and was probably killed when a bomb landed in the tented area of their camp at RAF Ashford.  He is buried in Burham (St Mary) Old Churchyard

22-May

GIBBINS, MICHAEL JOHN LEONARD (1891512) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 5003 (Airfield Construction) Sqn and was probably killed when a bomb landed in the tented area of their camp at RAF Ashford.  He is buried in City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery

22-May

KERSH, HYMAN (1440746) age: 36 RAFVR

AC1

He was killed whilst serving with No 5003 (Airfield Construction) Sqn and was probably killed when a bomb landed in the tented area of their camp at RAF Ashford.  He is buried in East Ham (Marlow Road) Jewish Cemetery

22-May

KERMAN, WILLIAM JAMES (1441811) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 5003 (Airfield Construction) Sqn and was probably killed when a bomb landed in the tented area of their camp at RAF Ashford.  He is buried in Fulham Palace Road Cemetery

22-May

FIELDHOUSE, ARTHUR RAYMOND TREVETT (RAY) (1812827) age: 19 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 5003 (Airfield Construction) Sqn and was probably killed when a bomb landed in the tented area of their camp at RAF Ashford.  He is buried in/or was cremated at the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

22-May

IRVINE, JOHN (2225523) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 5003 (Airfield Construction) Sqn and was probably killed when a bomb landed in the tented area of their camp at RAF Ashford.  He is buried in Shore (St Barnabas) Churchyard

22-May

BARKER, ROBERT MEGGISON (1193827) age: 35 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 5003 (Airfield Construction) Sqn and was probably killed when a bomb landed in the tented area of their camp at RAF Ashford.  He is buried in South Shields (Harton) Cemetery

22-May

DAWSON, HORACE SYDNEY (1131855) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 5003 (Airfield Construction) Sqn and was probably killed when a bomb landed in the tented area of their camp at RAF Ashford.  He is buried in St Pancras Cemetery

22-May

DODD, CHARLES (1782187) age: 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 5003 (Airfield Construction) Sqn and was probably killed when a bomb landed in the tented area of their camp at RAF Ashford.  He is buried in Sunderland (Ryhope Road) Cemetery

22-May

TRUPHET, GEORGE JENNINGS (1196674) age: 36 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 5003 (Airfield Construction) Sqn and was probably killed when a bomb landed in the tented area of their camp at RAF Ashford.  He is buried in Turvey Cemetery

22-May

SWANBOROUGH, WILLIAM ADAIR (1587772) age:  RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane XIIA, BW882 of No 1 OTU, which was lost on this date.  He is buried in Arvida Protestant Cemetery

22-May

BOYES, WILLIAM (1504896) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK619 of No 19 Ferry Control, which crashed shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

22-May

HOOPER, FREDERICK (1261950) age: 29 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK619 of No 19 Ferry Control, which crashed shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

22-May

SUMNER, WILLIAM (177350) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK619 of No 19 Ferry Control, which crashed shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

22-May

BURROWS, EDWIN WILLIAM (R/127735) age: 21 RCAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK619 of No 19 Ferry Control, which crashed shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

22-May

QUINN, THOMAS DICK (184730) age: 35 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK619 of No 19 Ferry Control, which crashed shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

22-May

JONES, HARRY KENNETH (1091728) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson VI, FK619 of No 19 Ferry Control, which crashed shortly after take-off.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

22-May

SMITH, JOHN (151811) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IIA, P7820, 24 Parganas 1 of No 53 OTU, which collided with Wellington, BJ819 of No 82 OTU and crashed near Leverton in Nottinghamshire.  He is buried in Embsay (St Mary) Churchyard.

22-May

BUNCE, EDWARD LEWIS (1451621) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, BB319 of No RAE Instrument & Armament Development Flt, which crashed shortly after take off following an engine failure.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

22-May

KING, WILLIAM (93613) age: 51 RAFVR

Cpl

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

22-May

McDOUGALL, ROBERT MCLAREN (640386) age: 33 RAF

Sgt

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

22-May

HEPTINSTALL, CHARLES (1643932) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

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

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