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Casualties - 23 May 1944


23-May

GREY, JOHN NEVILLE(125837) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KZ321 'N' of No 6 Sqn, which he abandoned after being hit by flak during an attack on a schooner, but his parachute failed to deploy fully before he hit the sea.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-May

TYE, WILLIAM (411957) age: 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, LB997 'Y' of No 6 Sqn, which failed to return from an offensive recce along the Dalmatian coast and is thought to have came down in the sea following engine trouble.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial.

23-May

McKEE, JOSEPH (151850) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM519 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gersten during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

BAKER, LESLIE JACK (174632) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM519 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gersten during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

BRITTAIN, ERIC JAMES (188990) age: 28 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM519 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gersten during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

ENGLAND, RICHARD WILLIAM (1602359) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM519 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gersten during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

PIKE, NORMAN REGINALD (1606158) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM519 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gersten during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

GOW, GEORGE(R/210039) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM519 WS-N of No 9 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Gersten during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

BOWDEN, NOEL OSWALD (412307) age: 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LB797 'Y' of No 11 Sqn, which probably shot down by Japanese fighters during an offensive reconnaissance along the Tiddim road.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-May

MAXWELL, DAVID CLERK HILL (171441) age: 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE134 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Appeldorn after being hit by flak during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

DAVIS, ERIC ALFRED (1257683) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE134 PH-D of No 12 Sqn, which crashed near Appeldorn after being hit by flak during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

BELL, DAVID FRANK BOYCE(778957) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL576 of No 31 Sqn, which failed to return from its third supply drop of the day to Imphal.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-May

CAREW-GIBBS, ALAN MICHAEL (1383610) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL576 of No 31 Sqn, which failed to return from its third supply drop of the day to Imphal.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-May

JOHN, EDWIN MAURICE(1652847) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL576 of No 31 Sqn, which failed to return from its third supply drop of the day to Imphal.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-May

O'CONNOR, GERRARD PATRICK (1614509) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL576 of No 31 Sqn, which failed to return from its third supply drop of the day to Imphal.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-May

SHEARER, GEORGE HEPTINSTALL (405514) age: 25 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL576 of No 31 Sqn, which failed to return from its third supply drop of the day to Imphal.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-May

MASKELL, HAROLD THOMAS (139295) age: 35 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND762 TL-E of No 35 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Middelbeers after being hit by fire from a night fighter on its return from a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

23-May

STEWART, JOHN KENNEDY (129742) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND762 TL-E of No 35 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Middelbeers after being hit by fire from a night fighter on its return from a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

23-May

COX, ALBERT WILLIAM (1314241) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND762 TL-E of No 35 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Middelbeers after being hit by fire from a night fighter on its return from a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

23-May

CURSITER, JOHN ROBERT (1570690) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND762 TL-E of No 35 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Middelbeers after being hit by fire from a night fighter on its return from a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

23-May

McLAREN, ALISTAIR STUART (1891777) age: 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND762 TL-E of No 35 Sqn, which exploded and crashed near Middelbeers after being hit by fire from a night fighter on its return from a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery

23-May

CLIFTON, FREDERIC ALLAN NEWELL (142062) age: 36 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE125 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

23-May

SINDEN, FRANCIS EDWARD (139840) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE125 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

23-May

JOHNSON, WILLIAM GEORGE WESLEY (J/24698) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE125 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

23-May

LITTLE, GEORGE HENRY (1451930) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE125 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

23-May

GRAVES-HOOK, PHILIP RODNEY (172589) age: 24 RAFVR

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He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE125 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

23-May

GOLDBERG, NORMAN MYER (1086976) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE125 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

23-May

JONES, ERNEST GEORGE(1651532) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE125 EA-K of No 49 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

23-May

McILWAINE, WILLIAM ERNEST (1796516) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL744 VN-B of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

23-May

LINTON, FRANCIS MALCOLM (J/86369) age: 32 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL744 VN-B of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Sage War Cemetery

23-May

STARTIN, GEORGE CHARLES (414522) age: 24 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL744 VN-B of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

LAWRENCE, KEITH GILBERT (575685) age: 22 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL744 VN-B of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

REID, GEORGE(1077588) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL744 VN-B of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

DUGGAN, DANIEL PATRICK (147796) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL744 VN-B of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

HOPKINSON, ERIC (1590534) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL744 VN-B of No 50 Sqn, which was lost over the North Sea during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

MAHONEY, JOHN JOSEPH (273734) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND878 DX-B of No 57 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Ottersberg during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

23-May

IFE, ALAN (1375322) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND878 DX-B of No 57 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Ottersberg during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

23-May

WINNEKE, LESLIE HAROLD (417032) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND878 DX-B of No 57 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Ottersberg during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

23-May

GRAVES, EDWARD GEORGE(186550) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND878 DX-B of No 57 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Ottersberg during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

23-May

FROST, REGINALD ROY (1580431) age:  RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND878 DX-B of No 57 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Ottersberg during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

23-May

MOORE, JAMES ALEXANDER (1117487) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND878 DX-B of No 57 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Ottersberg during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

23-May

WRIGHT, RAYMOND HEDLEY (1579870) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND878 DX-B of No 57 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by fire from a night fighter near Ottersberg during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

23-May

MARLAND, JOHN COLIN (170960) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND879 DX-H of No 57 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

MASON, LEONARD ERIC (J/23153) age: 35 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND879 DX-H of No 57 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

NORRIS, WILLIAM THOMAS NICHOL (1316674) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND879 DX-H of No 57 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

BAILEY, HAROLD ROY (R/196067) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND879 DX-H of No 57 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

GALLAGHER, DENIS CHARLES (1555986) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND879 DX-H of No 57 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

LOW, WILLIAM (965562) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND879 DX-H of No 57 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

WILSON, JOHN (901726) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND879 DX-H of No 57 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

LODGE, ABRAHAM GORDON (136816) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE127 DX-J of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dorkwerd during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hoogkerk (Kerkstraat) General Cemetery

23-May

MORRIS, SYDNEY (567720) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE127 DX-J of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dorkwerd during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hoogkerk (Kerkstraat) General Cemetery

23-May

HENLEY, FRANCIS NORMAN (172463) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE127 DX-J of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dorkwerd during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hoogkerk (Kerkstraat) General Cemetery

23-May

ARMIN, ARTHUR MEAKIN (568867) age: 24 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE127 DX-J of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dorkwerd during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hoogkerk (Kerkstraat) General Cemetery

23-May

MANSON, JOHN (1097851) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE127 DX-J of No 57 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Dorkwerd during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hoogkerk (Kerkstraat) General Cemetery

23-May

ODGERS, ROSS (1314770) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

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

23-May

DOWNING, JOHN WALLACE(136351) age: 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME690 AA-Z of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Neerpelt in Belgium during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-May

BROMLEY, ALAN STEVENS (1247614) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME690 AA-Z of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Neerpelt in Belgium during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-May

BURKE, EDGAR LAWRENCE(417016) age: 26 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME690 AA-Z of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Neerpelt in Belgium during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-May

GRANT, DONALD CAMERON KITCHENER (527237) age: 29 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME690 AA-Z of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Neerpelt in Belgium during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-May

COOPER, JAMES HENRY (1308375) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME690 AA-Z of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Neerpelt in Belgium during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-May

PICKERING, W (1434290) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME690 AA-Z of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Neerpelt in Belgium during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-May

PAGE, FRANK ALBERT (409481) age: 29 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME690 AA-Z of No 75 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Neerpelt in Belgium during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

23-May

PEPPER, JAMES (1682572) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND768 AA-F of No 75 Sqn, which exploded after the bomb load was hit by flak during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

MARSHALL, ERIC WILLIAM ELLIOTT (415637) age: 31 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND768 AA-F of No 75 Sqn, which exploded after the bomb load was hit by flak during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

PAYNE, DOUGLAS BEARDSLEY (426917) age: 22 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND768 AA-F of No 75 Sqn, which exploded after the bomb load was hit by flak during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

ARMSTRONG, CECIL ERNEST (42354) age: 27 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND768 AA-F of No 75 Sqn, which exploded after the bomb load was hit by flak during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

DAVIES, ROY JOSEPH (1603898) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND768 AA-F of No 75 Sqn, which exploded after the bomb load was hit by flak during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

SLEIGHTHOLM, DAVID (1684309) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND768 AA-F of No 75 Sqn, which exploded after the bomb load was hit by flak during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

WARBURTON, CARL ARTHUR (1484107) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND768 AA-F of No 75 Sqn, which exploded after the bomb load was hit by flak during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

BEATTY, ALVIN MARSHALL (J/25737) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL138 KN-N of No 77 Sqn, which came down near Seris during a raid on railway targets at Orleans.  He is buried in Seris Communal Cemetery

23-May

PEGGS, ROBERT JAMES (415913) age: 20 RAAF

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He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL138 KN-N of No 77 Sqn, which came down near Seris during a raid on railway targets at Orleans.  He is buried in Seris Communal Cemetery

23-May

JAMES, RAYMOND GEORGE(1601379) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL138 KN-N of No 77 Sqn, which came down near Seris during a raid on railway targets at Orleans.  He is buried in Seris Communal Cemetery

23-May

ROSE, REGINALD ALFRED (1874808) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL138 KN-N of No 77 Sqn, which came down near Seris during a raid on railway targets at Orleans.  He is buried in Seris Communal Cemetery

23-May

DAVIES, ERNEST ARTHUR (1322400) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND963 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Nieuw Dordrech during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Emmen (Nieuw Dordrecht) General Cemetery

23-May

HALL, STANLEY JOHN (1331030) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND963 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Nieuw Dordrech during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Emmen (Nieuw Dordrecht) General Cemetery

23-May

JONES, JOHN ANTHONY (1337834) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND963 OL-H of No 83 Sqn, which exploded in the air near Nieuw Dordrech during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Emmen (Nieuw Dordrecht) General Cemetery

23-May

PEARCE, BERNARD (1893142) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK784 WP-M of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Chippenham in Cambridgeshire shortly after taking off from Tuddenham for Gardening sortie to the Frisians.  He is buried in Barry (Merthyr Dyfan) Burial Ground

23-May

ASTON, RONALD LEONARD (RON) (1866959) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK784 WP-M of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Chippenham in Cambridgeshire shortly after taking off from Tuddenham for Gardening sortie to the Frisians.  He is buried in Beck Row (St John) Churchyard

23-May

WHALLEY, WILFRED (1034217) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK784 WP-M of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Chippenham in Cambridgeshire shortly after taking off from Tuddenham for Gardening sortie to the Frisians.  He is buried in Blackburn Cemetery

23-May

McCRORY, PHILLIP JOSEPH (R/202365) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK784 WP-M of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Chippenham in Cambridgeshire shortly after taking off from Tuddenham for Gardening sortie to the Frisians.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-May

WHYTE, JOHN (1559798) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK784 WP-M of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Chippenham in Cambridgeshire shortly after taking off from Tuddenham for Gardening sortie to the Frisians.  He is buried in Carluke (Wilton) Cemetery

23-May

SHARPEN, LESLIE(1494813) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK784 WP-M of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Chippenham in Cambridgeshire shortly after taking off from Tuddenham for Gardening sortie to the Frisians.  He is buried in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery

23-May

EGGBEER, HARRY GEORGE(1802344) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, BK784 WP-M of No 90 Sqn, which crashed at Chippenham in Cambridgeshire shortly after taking off from Tuddenham for Gardening sortie to the Frisians.  He is buried in Wells-next-the-Sea Cemetery

23-May

PAIGE, JAMES WILLARD (J/25590) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND415 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, LL967 of No 57 Sqn as it attempted to land on its return from a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-May

DUNAE, ALEXANDER (R/176186) age: 24 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND415 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, LL967 of No 57 Sqn as it attempted to land on its return from a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

23-May

PHILLIPS, JAMES JOHN (1353834) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND415 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, LL967 of No 57 Sqn as it attempted to land on its return from a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Harrow (Eastcote Lane) Cemetery

23-May

WRIGHT, GEORGE HENRY (143761) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND415 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, LL967 of No 57 Sqn as it attempted to land on its return from a raid to Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

JARDINE, WALLACE BELL (J/21203) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND415 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, LL967 of No 57 Sqn as it attempted to land on its return from a raid to Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

OLIVE, JACK PERCIVAL (1802544) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND415 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, LL967 of No 57 Sqn as it attempted to land on its return from a raid to Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

BAKER, RONALD CHARLES WILLIAM GIBSON (1354336) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND415 OF-B of No 97 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster I, LL967 of No 57 Sqn as it attempted to land on its return from a raid to Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

FOSTER, CHARLES LESLIE(624078) age: 24 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME670 HW-O of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Brechtt in Belgium during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-May

BAILEY, PETER ALAN GAINSFORD (1338873) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME670 HW-O of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Brechtt in Belgium during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-May

FRYER, ROBERT (1383302) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME670 HW-O of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Brechtt in Belgium during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-May

GASKELL, TOM (1506937) age: 29 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME670 HW-O of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Brechtt in Belgium during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-May

ROUSE, JOHN WALLIS (174939) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME670 HW-O of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Brechtt in Belgium during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-May

BEAGLEY, JOHN OLIVER (1891000) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME670 HW-O of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Brechtt in Belgium during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-May

STEWART, JOHN (1802244) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME670 HW-O of No 100 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Brechtt in Belgium during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-May

BEAUREGARD, CHARLES MARIE(J/88613) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM395 SR-Q of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by the combined efforts of flak and night fighters during an ABC sortie to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

HAYMAN, WILLIAM JOHN (1352506) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM395 SR-Q of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by the combined efforts of flak and night fighters during an ABC sortie to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

JOHNSON, JOSEPH WILLIAM (1339937) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM395 SR-Q of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by the combined efforts of flak and night fighters during an ABC sortie to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

McCLURE, ROBERT MILLIGAN (1573323) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM395 SR-Q of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by the combined efforts of flak and night fighters during an ABC sortie to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

MILLIGAN, LIONEL HERBERT (1600847) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM395 SR-Q of No 101 Sqn, which was shot down by the combined efforts of flak and night fighters during an ABC sortie to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

MORRISON, GODFREY ARNOLD (150107) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL946 PM-Z of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hiddingsel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

GOODALE, FREDERICK JAMES (1234133) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL946 PM-Z of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hiddingsel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

JACKSON, CROSSLEY (1039306) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL946 PM-Z of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hiddingsel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

McKENNA, JOSEPH NIALL (1672365) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL946 PM-Z of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hiddingsel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

CROTHERS, KENNETH DENZEL (1436260) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL946 PM-Z of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hiddingsel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

GRANT, HUGH KERR (1567523) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL946 PM-Z of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hiddingsel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

TUFFS, ARTHUR (1890869) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL946 PM-Z of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hiddingsel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

WIENER, DEREK ABRAHAM (157874) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND629 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ahaus during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

KENNEDY, LANCELOT STANLEY (J/27157) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND629 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ahaus during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

WRIGHT, OWEN (J/28272) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND629 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ahaus during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

CHARLES, WILLIAM JAMES DONALD (J/19622) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND629 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ahaus during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

DAVIES, VAUGHAN (2210654) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND629 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ahaus during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

LEE, AUGUSTUS ERNEST (1874595) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND629 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ahaus during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

SHEPHARD, HENRY ALFRED (1853068) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND629 PM-G of No 103 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ahaus during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

HOULDEN, SIDNEY JACK (67682) age: 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME790 ZN-U of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

KELLY, SYDNEY NORRIS (4263501) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME790 ZN-U of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

SCOTT, WALTER HUGH (J/86420) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME790 ZN-U of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

COZENS, REGINALD HERBERT (1590633) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME790 ZN-U of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

HULME, RAYMOND CECIL (1896080) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME790 ZN-U of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

MILLIKAN, KENNETH THOMAS (417215) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME790 ZN-U of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

WHYTE, CECIL HAROLD (412328) age: 23 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME790 ZN-U of No 106 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

DAVIES, REGINALD IVOR HAVARD (156998) age: 41 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND745 A4-D of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-May

WARD, JOHN HALLIDAY (126716) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND745 A4-D of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-May

FULLUM, WALTER JOSEPH (R/189530) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND745 A4-D of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-May

SNOWDON, JOHN ATHERSTON(177959) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND745 A4-D of No 115 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

23-May

HAYNES, TOM (1750518) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 160 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

23-May

WEBB, CHARLES (1477068) age: 45 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL954 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Birgelen-Wassenberg during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

COURTOIS, J J A (1424977) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL954 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Birgelen-Wassenberg during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in The Maidenhead Register

23-May

RICHELET, ARMAND (1299973) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL954 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Birgelen-Wassenberg during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in The Maidenhead Register

23-May

MONCRIEFF, HARRY REGINALD (J/85942) age: 26 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE114 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Mettmann during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

ASQUITH, DENIS (1684723) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE114 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Mettmann during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

FLAVELL, SAMUEL (1559757) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE114 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Mettmann during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

NOTLEY, JOHN (1867212) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE114 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Mettmann during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

SHEAD, WILLIAM FREDERICK (1894302) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE114 AS-S of No 166 Sqn, which came down near Mettmann during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

RALPH, JOHN (51881) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, EK268 of No 183 Sqn, which was shot down by flak over Cap d'Antifer.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

23-May

MAJOR, DENIS WILLIAM (151851) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL776 EM-S of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Haren during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

LOWERY, JOHN (1590245) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL776 EM-S of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Haren during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

HETHERINGTON, GEORGE DENNIS (1534026) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM540 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

23-May

SIMPSON, ROBERT NEIL (R/198631) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM540 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

23-May

HEATH, ALLAN FRANK (170948) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM540 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

23-May

MYERS, JAMES HENRY (201467) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM540 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

23-May

CHURCHOUSE, DAVID JOHN KENNETH (575146) age: 21 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM540 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

23-May

MILLWARD, NORMAN ROBERT (2209050) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM540 EM-Q of No 207 Sqn, which was lost during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Hanover War Cemetery

23-May

SYMONS, JOHN GEORGE(62339) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND871 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Nortrup during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

LAMB, THOMAS LESLIE(1019200) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND871 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Nortrup during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

LISTER, STANLEY (2208842) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND871 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Nortrup during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

BOULTON, ALFRED (925505) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND871 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Nortrup during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

COSSINS, REGINALD FREDERICK HENRY (902774) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND871 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Nortrup during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

HARRISON, WILLIAM GEORGE(1196227) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND871 EM-G of No 207 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Nortrup during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

BERGNER, Mieczyslaw Jozef (P.2097) age: 22 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM487 BH-J of No 300 Sqn, which  crashed near Krefeld after being hit by flak over the target during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

CHABROWSKI, Stanislaw Antoni (P.784982) age: 28 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM487 BH-J of No 300 Sqn, which  crashed near Krefeld after being hit by flak over the target during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

JANKOWIAK, Kazimierz (P.704737) age: 25 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM487 BH-J of No 300 Sqn, which  crashed near Krefeld after being hit by flak over the target during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

KOZANECKI, Kazimierza Feliks (P.780049) age: 31 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM487 BH-J of No 300 Sqn, which  crashed near Krefeld after being hit by flak over the target during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

NAWRATIL, Kazimierz (P.703889) age: 24 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM487 BH-J of No 300 Sqn, which  crashed near Krefeld after being hit by flak over the target during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

WINKIEL, Leon (P.792294) age: 22 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM487 BH-J of No 300 Sqn, which  crashed near Krefeld after being hit by flak over the target during a raid on Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

BROWN, CHARLES DAVIS (J/28198) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS759 EQ-A of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hartefeld during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

REHKOPF, WALTER WILLIAM (J/21821) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS759 EQ-A of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hartefeld during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

SHERRILL, THOMAS RUSSELL (J/26744) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS759 EQ-A of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hartefeld during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

CUNNINGHAM, HARRY JOSEPH (J/88415) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS759 EQ-A of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hartefeld during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

KALYTA, PETER (J/90760) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS759 EQ-A of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hartefeld during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

CAMPBELL, ARCHIBALD SINCLAIR (1346811) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS759 EQ-A of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hartefeld during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

NIGHTINGALE, HENRY ARTHUR (1714926) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS759 EQ-A of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hartefeld during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

MORGAN, ITEHL THOMAS (1179248) age: 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL723 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westrup during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

23-May

PHILPOT, WILLIAM GEORGE(155969) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL723 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westrup during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

DALLYN, JAMES BOUSTEAD (J/18270) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL723 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westrup during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

McDOUGALL, THOM ROSS (J/8812) age: 29 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL723 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westrup during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

HENDERSON, MAXWELL (172206) age: 33 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL723 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westrup during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

JACOBS, DAVID SINCLAIR (C/1629) age: 29 RCAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL723 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westrup during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

HUGHES, PETER MALCOLM (158625) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL723 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westrup during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

MORGAN, LANCELOT ERIC (C/10005) age: 37 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL723 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westrup during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

HANSON, JAMES ROBERT (J/15599) age: 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL723 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westrup during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

YOUNG, JOSEPH PHILIP (J/89253) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster II, LL723 EQ-H of No 408 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Westrup during a raid to Dortmund.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

MITCHELL, WILLIAM WILKINS (C/2106) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB717 VR-E of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mochengladbach during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

JONES, OGWEN (1507140) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB717 VR-E of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mochengladbach during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

CHAWANSKI, ADAM PHILIP (R/196076) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB717 VR-E of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mochengladbach during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

WOOD, ROBERT ERIC NORMAN (176479) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB717 VR-E of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mochengladbach during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

BAILEY, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (J/86335) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB717 VR-E of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mochengladbach during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

DERBYSHIRE, DONOVAN EMMERSON (J/88396) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB717 VR-E of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mochengladbach during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

PATTERSON, CHARLES EDMUND GEORGE(J/85360) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB717 VR-E of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mochengladbach during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

BECKETT, ARTHUR CARLETON (R/159331) age: 20 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster X, KB717 VR-E of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Mochengladbach during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

LA PORTE, EDMUND ELI(J/25390) age: 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK810 KW-Y of No 425 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

23-May

TETRAULT, JOSEPH OCTAVE ARTHUR REMI (J/23910) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK810 KW-Y of No 425 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

23-May

LAING, JOHN ARTHUR (J/90517) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK810 KW-Y of No 425 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

23-May

LEVASSEUR, JOSEPH JEAN MARI(J/89685) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK810 KW-Y of No 425 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

23-May

MALLETT, JOSEPH RAOUL HENRY BERNARD (J/89459) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK810 KW-Y of No 425 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

23-May

WARD, NORMAN VINCENT (1819837) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK810 KW-Y of No 425 Sqn, which came down in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

23-May

BROWN, ALAN FRANCIS (J/25827) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV989 AL-R of No 429 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Stape on the North Yorkshire Moors as it set course for a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-May

HUNTER, WILLIAM GEORGE(J/25758) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV989 AL-R of No 429 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Stape on the North Yorkshire Moors as it set course for a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-May

LEITCH, JOHN WILLIAM (J/89918) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV989 AL-R of No 429 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Stape on the North Yorkshire Moors as it set course for a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-May

SCOTT, WILLIAM EARL (J/29485) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV989 AL-R of No 429 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Stape on the North Yorkshire Moors as it set course for a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-May

MORRIS, LAWRENE EDWARD (R/106875) age: 23 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV989 AL-R of No 429 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Stape on the North Yorkshire Moors as it set course for a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-May

VOSE, PETER (2210136) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV989 AL-R of No 429 Sqn, which spun into the ground near Stape on the North Yorkshire Moors as it set course for a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Parr (St Peter) Churchyard

23-May

MATTHEWS, WALTER HENRY (J/25198) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ506 QO-X of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

23-May

RICHMOND, BRUCE STANLEY (426915) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ506 QO-X of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

23-May

BOUTILIER, ERIC PATRICK (J/88414) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ506 QO-X of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

23-May

CRUM, WALLACE WATSON (J/90054) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ506 QO-X of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

23-May

KULESKI, STEPHEN (J/87624) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ506 QO-X of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

23-May

WIWSIANSKI, MICHAEL (J/90949) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ506 QO-X of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

23-May

HORTON, EDWARD DEREK (1851892) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ506 QO-X of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

23-May

DESMARAIS, JOSEPH EUGENE GERARD (J/88152) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ506 QO-X of No 432 Sqn, which was shot down by flak in the target area during a raid on railway targets at Le Mans.  He is buried in Le Mans West Cemetery

23-May

HALLOWS, GEORGE(151077) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME687 UL-S2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hiddingsel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

MURPHY, WILLIAM (133523) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME687 UL-S2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hiddingsel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

REED, RICHARD ROBERT (172568) age: 31 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME687 UL-S2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hiddingsel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

GREENWOOD, STANLEY STUART (650233) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME687 UL-S2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hiddingsel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

TAYLOR, ARTHUR (1583779) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME687 UL-S2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hiddingsel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

SARUK, MICHAEL ALEXANDER (R/163670) age: 25 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME687 UL-S2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hiddingsel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

HILL, FARNHAM OBE, DFC(134661) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME687 UL-S3 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hiddingsel during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

23-May

MORRITT, JOHN BESWICK (J/88110) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE118 UM-U2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Asten in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

23-May

PRETSWELL, IAN ARRAS (1344599) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE118 UM-U2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Asten in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

23-May

RICHARDSON, ROBERT WILLIAM (1874495) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE118 UM-U2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Asten in Holland during a raid to Dortmund.  He is buried in Jonkerbos War Cemetery

23-May

CHAMPNESS, EDWARD FRANK (421858) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB546 LE-A of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Quakenbruck during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

NAUGLER, GERALD MELBOURNE(J/92151) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB546 LE-A of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Quakenbruck during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

JOHNSTON, JOHN PEACOCK CRAIG (1822545) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB546 LE-A of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Quakenbruck during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

PICKERING, ALAN LESLIE(1623919) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB546 LE-A of No 630 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Quakenbruck during a raid to Braunschweig.  He is buried in Rheinburg War Cemetery

23-May

TAYLOR, WILLIAM IRVING (434558) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND655 LE-J of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

BROWN, VIVIAN WILLIAM (414903) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND655 LE-J of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

BINNIE, JAMES (1824919) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND655 LE-J of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

CONNOR, THOMAS WILLIAM (1549439) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND655 LE-J of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

HAIG, DAVID BEATTIE(1822622) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND655 LE-J of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

SAXBY, WILLIAM JOHN (1091895) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND655 LE-J of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

SINCLAIR, KENNETH ARTHUR (415187) age: 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND655 LE-J of No 630 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Braunschweig.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

23-May

HALL, MARSHALL (422504) age: 28 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, JD299 of No 1658 HCU, which came down at Eakring near Mansfield following a double engine failure during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

23-May

LOPEZ, JOHN SAMUEL (1607602) age: Unknown RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford, 3534 (ex X7050) of No 24 AS, which spun into the ground shortly after taking off from Leeuwfontein.  He is buried in Nigel New Cemetery

23-May

GOODWIN, DAVID WEBSTER (J/25874) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V AD701 'F' of No 24 OTU, which was lost on a Nickel sortie to the Alecon region of France.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

23-May

HONG, JOSEPH (J/37185) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V AD701 'F' of No 24 OTU, which was lost on a Nickel sortie to the Alecon region of France.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

23-May

WYCKOFF, CHARLES BEVERLY (J/26695) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V AD701 'F' of No 24 OTU, which was lost on a Nickel sortie to the Alecon region of France.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

23-May

HARRIS, WILFRED GORDON (R/l15064) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V AD701 'F' of No 24 OTU, which was lost on a Nickel sortie to the Alecon region of France.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

23-May

HOPPER, JACK (R/80789) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V AD701 'F' of No 24 OTU, which was lost on a Nickel sortie to the Alecon region of France.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

23-May

JACQUES, JOSEPH GASTON (R/108393) age: 23 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V AD701 'F' of No 24 OTU, which was lost on a Nickel sortie to the Alecon region of France.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

23-May

MORRIS, ALBERT (1685946) age: 21 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst serving with No 4 BFTS but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Mesa City Cemetery

23-May

FIELDSEND, KENNETH (1498746) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Anson V, 11678 of No 8 AOS, which crashed at Point au Pic during a navigation exercise.  He is buried in Quebec City (Mount Hermon) Cemetery

23-May

BYCK, MURIEL TAMARA (9111) age: 25 WAAF

SO

She was serving as a wireless operator with the Special Operations Executive in France but six weeks after arriving she contracted meningitis and died in Romorantin Hospital.  She is buried in Pornic War Cemetery

23-May

GREYSTOKE, PETER (143106) age: 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK and possibly died whilst being treated in the RAF Hospital, Halton, his death being registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Streatham Park Jewish Cemetery

23-May

NEWELL, LEONARD HENRY (1266308) age: 35 RAFVR

AC2

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

23-May

ELEY, HENRY JOHN THOMAS (BULLER) (356052) age: 48 RAF

Sgt

He was serving in the UK and possibly died whilst being treated in the RAF Hospital, Halton, his death being registered in Aylesbury.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery.

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