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Casualties - 26 - 28 May 1944


26-May

HILL, ROY NEWTON (1135826) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL574 'E' of No 31 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Kumbhirgram after making their supply drop.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

26-May

REMNANT, GORDON FREDERICK (1318823) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL574 'E' of No 31 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Kumbhirgram after making their supply drop.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

26-May

WALKER, WILFRED (1807633) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL574 'E' of No 31 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Kumbhirgram after making their supply drop.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

26-May

COWDREY, GEORGE(1356086) age: 24 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL574 'E' of No 31 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Kumbhirgram after making their supply drop.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

26-May

JAMIESON, REGINALD (1383191) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL574 'E' of No 31 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Kumbhirgram after making their supply drop.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

26-May

REES, GOMER GLYNDWR (175605) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FL574 'E' of No 31 Sqn, which flew into a hill near Kumbhirgram after making their supply drop.  He is buried in Gauhati War Cemetery

26-May

BUCKLEY, THOMAS WADESON (413021) age: 24 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, JK605 of No 73 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an attack on a armoured column near Bihac in Yugoslavia.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

26-May

PURVES, THOMAS DOWENS (1591963) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 299 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Trowbridge (30).  He is buried in Wallsend (Holy Cross) Cemetery

26-May

LILLICO, WILLIAM DAVIDSON (J/93687) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Lancaster I, KB706 VR-A of No 419 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Loon op Zand during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

26-May

BROAD, EDWIN GEORGE WILLIAM (574148) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG494 (ex-42-92957) of No 1 ADU, which ran out of fuel in dust storm on a delivery flight, crashing in desert near Habbaniya..  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery.

26-May

DOBESCH, BURGHARDT HANS (J/36379) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB384 ZV-U of No 19 OTU, which crashed at Glen Esk during a fighter affiliation sortie possibly due to severe icing.  He is buried in Fettercairn Cemetery

26-May

EDWARDS, RAYMOND FRASER (J/21997) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB384 ZV-U of No 19 OTU, which crashed at Glen Esk during a fighter affiliation sortie possibly due to severe icing.  He is buried in Fettercairn Cemetery

26-May

DONNELLY, THOMAS EDWARD RAMSAY (R/200407) age: 18 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB384 ZV-U of No 19 OTU, which crashed at Glen Esk during a fighter affiliation sortie possibly due to severe icing.  He is buried in Fettercairn Cemetery

26-May

GRAY, JAMES EUGENE(R/205856) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB384 ZV-U of No 19 OTU, which crashed at Glen Esk during a fighter affiliation sortie possibly due to severe icing.  He is buried in Fettercairn Cemetery

26-May

KESTER, NOEL THOMPSON (R/170747) age: 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB384 ZV-U of No 19 OTU, which crashed at Glen Esk during a fighter affiliation sortie possibly due to severe icing.  He is buried in Fettercairn Cemetery

26-May

GURDEN, LESLIE NORMAN (1291835) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Whitley V, EB384 ZV-U of No 19 OTU, which crashed at Glen Esk during a fighter affiliation sortie possibly due to severe icing.  He is buried in Romford Cemetery

26-May

RICHARD, RENE FFAF() age: 

Capt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME553 JM-F of No 20 OTU, which made a forced landing near Consett after encountering severe icing during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in

26-May

BLOT, ROULE C V FFAF() age: 

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME553 JM-F of No 20 OTU, which made a forced landing near Consett after encountering severe icing during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in

26-May

FISCHBACH, JEAN L FFAF() age: 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME553 JM-F of No 20 OTU, which made a forced landing near Consett after encountering severe icing during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in

26-May

PONTIN, ALEXANDER FFAF() age: 

S-Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, ME553 JM-F of No 20 OTU, which made a forced landing near Consett after encountering severe icing during a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in

26-May

ROGERS, LEO JAMES (962730) age: 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He was probably killed whilst flying in Oxford I, X6677 of No 21 SFTS, which crashed near Lower Hillside Dam, Bulawayo.  He is buried in Bulawayo (Athlone) Cemetery.

26-May

PARKER, DONALD GEORGE FREDERICK (J/17923) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, JN428 of No 22 OTU, which dived into the ground near Wellesbourne during a cine camera gun sortie.  He is buried in Stratford-on-Avon Cemetery

26-May

DUGDALE, LEONARD (1157218) age: 24 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 312 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

26-May

WRIGHT, DENNIS (R/203453) age: 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7578 RC-L of No 5 LFS, which dived into the ground near Gonalston in Nottinghamshire during a navigation and bombing exercise.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

26-May

NOBLE, ARCHIBALD THOMAS (J/87968) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7578 RC-L of No 5 LFS, which dived into the ground near Gonalston in Nottinghamshire during a navigation and bombing exercise.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

26-May

SANDERSON, GEORGE BENJAMIN (J/86545) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7578 RC-L of No 5 LFS, which dived into the ground near Gonalston in Nottinghamshire during a navigation and bombing exercise.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

26-May

BROE, BERNARD (1450090) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7578 RC-L of No 5 LFS, which dived into the ground near Gonalston in Nottinghamshire during a navigation and bombing exercise.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

26-May

CLARK, ALBERT DENNIS (1473146) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7578 RC-L of No 5 LFS, which dived into the ground near Gonalston in Nottinghamshire during a navigation and bombing exercise.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

26-May

MIDDLEMAS, JAMES GRAHAM (1822037) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7578 RC-L of No 5 LFS, which dived into the ground near Gonalston in Nottinghamshire during a navigation and bombing exercise.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

26-May

NICHOLLS, DERECK (1852333) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, L7578 RC-L of No 5 LFS, which dived into the ground near Gonalston in Nottinghamshire during a navigation and bombing exercise.  He is buried in Newark-on-Trent Cemetery

26-May

BYERLEY, ALFRED WALLACE JOHN (907350) age: 30 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving at Seletar but died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp in Singapore.  He is buried in Kranji War Cemetery

26-May

GREEN, CYRIL ROBERT (2202656) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

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

26-May

DAVIDSON, PAUL ALEXANDER (159852) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

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

26-May

WHITELAW, ERIC (1045457) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died of Acute Appendicitis Pylephlebitis at Bangor Hospital, Broxburn, West Lothian.  He is buried in Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery.

26-May

HARTLEY, JAMES CHARLES (1431017) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

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

26-May

CARTWRIGHT, CECIL WILLIAM (640825) age: 25 RAF

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Worksop (Charles W).  He is buried in Finningley (Holy Trinity and St Oswald) Churchyard Extension

26-May

CURRIE, FAY T. (2043380) age: 23 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving in the UK and died in the Emergency Hospital at Bridge of Earn from natural causes.  She is buried in Galashiels (Eastlands) Cemetery.

27-May

ZURAKOWSKI, Tadeusz(P.1893) age: 30 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, JN736  of No 3 Sqn, which was shot down near Dieppe during a shipping recce in the Cap Gris-Nez area.  He has  no known Grave

27-May

MANNION, JAMES LESLIE TOWNSEND (1577177) age: 22

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Tempest V, JN749 of No 3 Sqn, which was lost on a shipping recce in the Cap Gris-Nez area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-May

MARKOWSKI, JOSEPH RENE PHILLIPP(J/18061) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ484 of No 39 Sqn, which crashed near Alghe in Sardinia during a training flight.  He is buried in Cagliari (St Michele) Communal Cemetery

27-May

BRIGHTWELL, GEOFFREY CHARLES (1332680) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 132 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-May

JARVIS, GEORGE FREDERICK (144201) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ610 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-May

WRIGHT, REGINALD JAMES (130125) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ610 of No 139 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

27-May

BARROW, MICHAEL BERTRAM PALLISER (1800452) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk IV, FX782 of No 250 Sqn, which failed to return from an armed recce to Frosinone.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery.

27-May

CASSON, JOHN CGM(160186) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He died from wounds sustained whilst flying in Kittyhawk IV, FX761 of No 250 Sqn, which was hit by flak during an armed recce to Frosinone.  He is buried in Minturno War Cemetery.

27-May

STUSIAK, NICHOLAS (J/35994) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN342 of No 440 Sqn, which spun into the ground at low level during an air-to-air combat  practice.  He is buried in Bournemouth North Cemetery

27-May

STEWART, THOMAS MURRAY (J/88049) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL346 of No 644 Sqn, which crashed into trees when it stalled on take-off from Tarrant Rushton with a Hamilcar glider in tow.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

27-May

WOLF, WALDEMAR FRELTRIK (J/90761) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL346 of No 644 Sqn, which crashed into trees when it stalled on take-off from Tarrant Rushton with a Hamilcar glider in tow.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

27-May

WOOD, ARTHUR LAWRENCE(R/140857) age: 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LL346 of No 644 Sqn, which crashed into trees when it stalled on take-off from Tarrant Rushton with a Hamilcar glider in tow.  He is buried in Frindsbury (All Saints) Churchyard

27-May

McGOWAN, THOMAS CAMPBELL (J/15874) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ649 of No 692 Sqn, which came down near Heinerscheid in Luxembourg during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Heinerscheid (Hupperdange) Churchyard

27-May

BRADFORD, CYRIL SAMUEL (49100) age: 28 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ649 of No 692 Sqn, which came down near Heinerscheid in Luxembourg during a raid to Ludwigshafen.  He is buried in Heinerscheid (Hupperdange) Churchyard

27-May

GEBBIE, ANDREW AIRD (1066868) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Vengence I, AN908 of No 1579 Flt, which ditched near Minneriya Tank following an engine failure.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

27-May

WARD, HARRY (1768223) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK502 JF-M of No 1654 HCU, which crashed near Leek in Staffordshire following a double engine failure during a nigh cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Aireborough (Yeadon) Cemetery

27-May

HOWES, CHARLES DAVID (1814315) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK502 JF-M of No 1654 HCU, which crashed near Leek in Staffordshire following a double engine failure during a nigh cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Camberwell New Cemetery

27-May

FINE, BERNARD DAVID (419304) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK502 JF-M of No 1654 HCU, which crashed near Leek in Staffordshire following a double engine failure during a nigh cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

27-May

LEACH, GORDON NOBL(159456) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK502 JF-M of No 1654 HCU, which crashed near Leek in Staffordshire following a double engine failure during a nigh cross-country exercise.  He was cremated at  Newcastle-upon-Tyne (West Road) Crematorium

27-May

HETHERINGTON, JOSEPH (172423) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG219 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed at Stainforth near Doncaster as it was descending to join the circuit at Lindholme at the conclusion of a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Boxford (St Andrew) Churchyard

27-May

KINDLEN, PHILIP (1365195) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG219 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed at Stainforth near Doncaster as it was descending to join the circuit at Lindholme at the conclusion of a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Dundee Eastern Necropolis

27-May

GARLAND, WILLIAM SAMUEL (J/27487) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG219 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed at Stainforth near Doncaster as it was descending to join the circuit at Lindholme at the conclusion of a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-May

BRIDGEMAN, EDWARD GARROD JOSHUA (1393427) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG219 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed at Stainforth near Doncaster as it was descending to join the circuit at Lindholme at the conclusion of a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-May

PERSSE, DONALD ROBERT (1238492) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG219 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed at Stainforth near Doncaster as it was descending to join the circuit at Lindholme at the conclusion of a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-May

LONG, GORDON (R/89074) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG219 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed at Stainforth near Doncaster as it was descending to join the circuit at Lindholme at the conclusion of a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-May

WALTERS, HENRY LEONARD (1351227) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax II, DG219 of No 1656 HCU, which crashed at Stainforth near Doncaster as it was descending to join the circuit at Lindholme at the conclusion of a night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Hornchurch Cemetery

27-May

HACKNEY, HENRY HORACE(423789) age: 25 RAAF

Fg Off

He died from injuries sustained 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

27-May

BALLARD, EDWIN GEORGE(1214588) age: 40 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 322 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Delhi War Cemetery

27-May

COLDWELL, WALTER (1543965) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4258 of No 5 LFS, which was waiting to take-off from Syerston when W4383 of the same unit landed on top of it.  He is buried in Barnsley Cemetery

27-May

LEWIS, WILLIAM DOUGLAS (J/28687) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4258 of No 5 LFS, which was waiting to take-off from Syerston when W4383 of the same unit landed on top of it.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-May

LYNCH, ROBERT RUSSELL (R/212959) age: 26 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, W4258 of No 5 LFS, which was waiting to take-off from Syerston when W4383 of the same unit landed on top of it.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

27-May

DALY, ALAN REGINALD HAROLD (1815345) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in either Tiger Moth II, T7999 or T6954 of No 7 EFTS, which collided with each other near Groby in Leicestershire.  He is buried in Aylesbury Cemetery

27-May

HARRIS, ALBERT EDWARD (637338) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, LN956 or LP129 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

27-May

BROWN, ARTHUR HENRY (1813372) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, LN956 or LP129 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

27-May

PIRNIE, JAMES HAROLD (1389956) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in either Wellington X, LN956 or LP129 of No 76 OTU, which failed to return from a night navigation exercise.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

27-May

JONES, RAYMOND JOHN (930786) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed/died whilst serving at HQ MACAF, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

27-May

BOURKE, ROBERT (536588) age: 26 RAF

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with the RAF CSF, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

27-May

SPEIGHT, ADRIAN EDGAR (150508) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Northampton.  He is buried in East Sheen Cemetery

27-May

GIBB, KENNETH CAMPBELL (3021484) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving as a Maintenance Assistant at RAF Alness and died from Tuberculosis and Meningitis in the Royal Naval Hospital at Invergordon.  He is buried in Lochlee Churchyard.

28-May

SMITH, CLAUDE AUSTIN (148393) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND679 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

KERNAHAN, KENNETH IAN (172462) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND679 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

RICHARDSON, ERNEST JAMES (J/89919) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND679 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

CAMPBELL, WILLIAM SMITH (1568600) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND679 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

McEVOY, JAMES PATRICK (1337238) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND679 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

RUSSELL, HARRY (1813427) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND679 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

THOMAS, JOHN MANSEL (1836239) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND679 PH-F of No 12 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

BAKER, ERIC HOLDGATE(1034076) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VC, EE804 of No 73 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Bihac.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery.

28-May

COOK, STEPHEN ASTLEY (421142) age: 21 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND802 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which came down near Gilze-en-Rijen during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Gilze-en-Rijen (Gilze) Roman Catholic Cemetery

28-May

HOWSON, RONALD EDWARD (1437112) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND802 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which came down near Gilze-en-Rijen during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Gilze-en-Rijen (Gilze) Roman Catholic Cemetery

28-May

SCOTT, FRANCIS ALEXANDER JACK (421105) age: 28 RNZAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND802 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which came down near Gilze-en-Rijen during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Gilze-en-Rijen (Gilze) Roman Catholic Cemetery

28-May

CLARE, FREDERICK WILLIAM (144607) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND908 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which came down near Poelkapelle during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

28-May

LUKEY, FRANCIS HENRY CLARK (42990) age: 23 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND908 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which came down near Poelkapelle during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

28-May

FAUVEL, SPENCER FRANCIS (414971) age: 21 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND908 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which came down near Poelkapelle during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

28-May

GOWER, KENNETH WILFRED (421272) age: 28 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND908 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which came down near Poelkapelle during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

28-May

MASON, JAMES ROOKER (421307) age: 27 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND908 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which came down near Poelkapelle during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

28-May

FITZGERALD, MAURICE ISIDORE JOSEPH (176576) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND908 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which came down near Poelkapelle during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

28-May

MARVIN, DOUGLAS WILLIAM J. (176037) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND908 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which came down near Poelkapelle during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

28-May

CLINCH, KENNETH (1288144) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND908 AA-M of No 75 Sqn, which came down near Poelkapelle during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

28-May

BELL, DAVID ROBERTSON (1558691) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW519 EY- of No 78 Sqn, which he abandoned when it was attacked by a night fighter during a raid on a military camp at Bourg-Leopold, but he did not survive, the aircraft made an emergency landing at Woodbridge.  He is buried in Oostvoorne Protestant Cemetery

28-May

NEWENS, REGINALD JOHN (152717) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM459 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Sommelsdijk during an ABC sortie to Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Sommelsdijk General Cemetery

28-May

HARRIS, JOHN OSBORN(434251) age: 19 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM459 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Sommelsdijk during an ABC sortie to Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Sommelsdijk General Cemetery

28-May

ALLEN, THOMAS ARTHUR (170268) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM459 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Sommelsdijk during an ABC sortie to Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Sommelsdijk General Cemetery

28-May

BENSON, JOHN EDWARD (627862) age: 23 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM459 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Sommelsdijk during an ABC sortie to Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Sommelsdijk General Cemetery

28-May

EVANS, RAYMOND JOHN (1386058) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM459 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Sommelsdijk during an ABC sortie to Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Sommelsdijk General Cemetery

28-May

POWER, KENNETH JOHN (1579586) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM459 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Sommelsdijk during an ABC sortie to Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Sommelsdijk General Cemetery

28-May

REID, GEORGE(3020819) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM459 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Sommelsdijk during an ABC sortie to Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Sommelsdijk General Cemetery

28-May

FRIEDT, JOSEPH (R/158288) age: 20 RCAF

Warrant Officer Class II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM459 SR-K of No 101 Sqn, which came down near Sommelsdijk during an ABC sortie to Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Sommelsdijk General Cemetery

28-May

EBURNE, TERENCE ALEXANDER (1890696) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ649 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on its return from a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

28-May

LETHBRIDGE, RICHARD (1257765) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ649 DY-Y of No 102 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter on its return from a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

28-May

KIMMINS, GORDON PATRICK JAMES (J/24229) age: 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND362 PM-Q of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

CLEVEY, WILLIAM ALFRED (1266119) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND362 PM-Q of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

MUSTOE, FREDERICK CHARLES (1339911) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND362 PM-Q of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

RAY, JOHN (1483955) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND362 PM-Q of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

VEDOVATO, MARCO JOSEPH HENRY (1572134) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND362 PM-Q of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

WARLOW, NEVILLE PHILIP (1628087) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND362 PM-Q of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

OLLIER, LEONARD (50687) age: 28 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND362 PM-Q of No 103 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

JONES, ALBERT VICTOR MORGAN (149560) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND925 PM-C of No 103 Sqn, which exploded over Eggewaartskapelle after being hit by flak during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery

28-May

BEER, RAYMOND HENRY (151422) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND925 PM-C of No 103 Sqn, which exploded over Eggewaartskapelle after being hit by flak during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Eggewaartskapelle Churchyard

28-May

WILKS, ARTHUR ALEXANDER (148331) age: 32 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND925 PM-C of No 103 Sqn, which exploded over Eggewaartskapelle after being hit by flak during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Eggewaartskapelle Churchyard

28-May

LEGGETT, THOMAS GORDON (117474) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND925 PM-C of No 103 Sqn, which exploded over Eggewaartskapelle after being hit by flak during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Eggewaartskapelle Churchyard

28-May

IRELAND, LAWRENCE(421221) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND925 PM-C of No 103 Sqn, which exploded over Eggewaartskapelle after being hit by flak during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Eggewaartskapelle Churchyard

28-May

EDWARDS, WILLIAM AUSTIN (1652947) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND925 PM-C of No 103 Sqn, which exploded over Eggewaartskapelle after being hit by flak during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Eggewaartskapelle Churchyard

28-May

TURNER, THOMAS GEMMELL (657787) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ417 'S' of No 132 Sqn, which was lost on an afternoon sortie.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

HENDERSON, RONALD BALFOUR (1346430) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, HV606 of No 136 Sqn, which was lost on this date.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

28-May

WHITE, BERNARD ARTHUR (155945) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL916 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

McFADDEN, OSCAR PATRICK (424303) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL916 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

NEWELL, VICTOR LOUIS JOHN (1377357) age: 33 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL916 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

EVANS, HUBERT JOHN (1274257) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL916 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

MANDER, FREDERICK ARTHUR (1385495) age: 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL916 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

SHAW, HAROLD (1071593) age: 32 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL916 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

OVEREND, GERALD JOSEPH (R/165026) age: 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL916 AS-X of No 166 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a raid to Aachen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

WAKEHAM, NORMAN JOHN (160593) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND996 AS-N of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Stahe during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

28-May

YATES, ROBERT FRANCIS (1437758) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND996 AS-N of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Stahe during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

28-May

SNELL, ALAN (174376) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND996 AS-N of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Stahe during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

28-May

BROADBENT, ALAN STEWART (1593830) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND996 AS-N of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Stahe during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

28-May

CROMPTON, WILLIAM ROLAND (1095831) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND996 AS-N of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Stahe during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

28-May

TIXHON, W (1814861) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND996 AS-N of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Stahe during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

28-May

WITCOMB, LESLIE JOHN (1323019) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND996 AS-N of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Stahe during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

28-May

GODDARD, JOHN WILLIAM (401785) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ153 'K' of No 211 Sqn, which was shot down by P-51As of the 311the Fighter Group USAAF.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

28-May

BOON, ERNEST MORETON (1233069) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ153 'K' of No 211 Sqn, which was shot down by P-51As of the 311the Fighter Group USAAF.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

28-May

PRINGLE, JACK DONNELLY (1485878) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, EK211 of No 263 Sqn, which crashed shortly after taking-off from Harrowbeer after hitting a church tower.  He is buried in Carnmoney Cemetery

28-May

OSIKA, Witold (P.2320) age: 23 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster l, DV282 BH-P of No 300 Sqn, which blew up after being hit by flak near Heusden during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in

28-May

SZYMANSKI, Wladyslaw (P.2263) age: 32 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster l, DV282 BH-P of No 300 Sqn, which blew up after being hit by flak near Heusden during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in

28-May

KOZIOLEK, Jerzy Kazimierz (P.780879) age: 22 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster l, DV282 BH-P of No 300 Sqn, which blew up after being hit by flak near Heusden during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in

28-May

MACIEJEWSKI, Ludwik (P.780896) age: 31 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster l, DV282 BH-P of No 300 Sqn, which blew up after being hit by flak near Heusden during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in

28-May

DUCHACZEK, Jan (P.704723) age: 25 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster l, DV282 BH-P of No 300 Sqn, which blew up after being hit by flak near Heusden during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in

28-May

JANKOWSKI, Bernard (P.783084) age: 29 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster l, DV282 BH-P of No 300 Sqn, which blew up after being hit by flak near Heusden during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in

28-May

MYSZOR, Marian (P.780604) age: 27 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster l, DV282 BH-P of No 300 Sqn, which blew up after being hit by flak near Heusden during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in

28-May

TAPP, Wilhelm Wisdom (P.2330) age: 30 PAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster l, DV282 BH-P of No 300 Sqn, which blew up after being hit by flak near Heusden during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Heusden Cemetery

28-May

ANDREWS, EDWARD JOHN (J/20403) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ502 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Overpelt during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

ROBINSON, JAMES FREEMAN (J/21989) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ502 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Overpelt during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

GOODALL, ALAN FLETCHER (91090) age: Unknown RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ502 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Overpelt during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

WOOLLEY, DAVID EDWARD (172310) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ502 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Overpelt during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

STAINTON, WILLIAM CHARLES (J/90288) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ502 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Overpelt during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

HICKOX, WILLIAM (R/121244) age: 21 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ502 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Overpelt during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

BEALL, GORDON SCOWCROFT (C/1344) age: 28 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ502 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Overpelt during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

MOHLER, OTIS JUDSON (R/166138) age: 26 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ502 PT-U of No 420 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Overpelt during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

IRWIN, ROBERT AUBREY (J/14212) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX313 QB-B of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oostham-Langven during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

FREEMAN, GEORGE FRANK (J/88397) age:  RCAF

Pilot Officer

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX313 QB-B of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oostham-Langven during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

WAKELY, WILFRED GEORGE(J/86982) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX313 QB-B of No 424 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Oostham-Langven during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

DEVEREAUX, FRANK GERRARD (J/19592) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV831 ZL-P of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ295 of No 429 Sqn near Baisy-Thywas during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Baisy-Thy Communal Cemetery

28-May

EDWARDS, RICHARD (1853863) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV831 ZL-P of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ295 of No 429 Sqn near Baisy-Thywas during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Baisy-Thy Communal Cemetery

28-May

FORD, ROY DOUGLAS (J/27225) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV831 ZL-P of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ295 of No 429 Sqn near Baisy-Thywas during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

BROWN, JOHN FRANCIS (J/86751) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV831 ZL-P of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ295 of No 429 Sqn near Baisy-Thywas during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

PATIENCE, KENNETH LORNE(J/88720) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV831 ZL-P of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ295 of No 429 Sqn near Baisy-Thywas during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

STEPHENSON, NORMAN DAVID LESLEY (J/86797) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV831 ZL-P of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ295 of No 429 Sqn near Baisy-Thywas during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

ROACH, BASIL JOHN (1891954) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LV831 ZL-P of No 427 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, MZ295 of No 429 Sqn near Baisy-Thywas during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

NAHU, NORMAN GILBERT (J/27584) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW365 ZL-W of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Lovenjoel during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

SMITH, ALLAN GORRIE(J/24727) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW365 ZL-W of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Lovenjoel during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

CARDINAL, JOSEPH JACQUES BRUNO (C/87643) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW365 ZL-W of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Lovenjoel during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

SCOBIE, BENJAMIN CYRUS (J/19588) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW365 ZL-W of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Lovenjoel during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

VINETT, GERARD FREDERICK (J/90950) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW365 ZL-W of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Lovenjoel during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

RUDGE, JAMES HENRY (1834880) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW365 ZL-W of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Lovenjoel during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

WHITESIDE, THOMAS JOHN (1513141) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LW365 ZL-W of No 427 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Lovenjoel during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

KIRTON, LLOYD (J/88776) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ295 AL-Y of No 429 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LV831 of No 427 Sqn near Baisy-Thywas during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Baisy-Thy Communal Cemetery

28-May

RABOVSKY, MOSES (J/28696) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ295 AL-Y of No 429 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LV831 of No 427 Sqn near Baisy-Thywas during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

BAILEY, ELMER LINCOLN (J/90239) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ295 AL-Y of No 429 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LV831 of No 427 Sqn near Baisy-Thywas during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

COLTMAN, PAUL EVERETT (J/90922) age: 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ295 AL-Y of No 429 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LV831 of No 427 Sqn near Baisy-Thywas during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

DUNLOP, BRUCE(J/88861) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ295 AL-Y of No 429 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LV831 of No 427 Sqn near Baisy-Thywas during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

ROSS, CARMAN VINCENT (J/87240) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ295 AL-Y of No 429 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LV831 of No 427 Sqn near Baisy-Thywas during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

HORNBY, NORMAN (1591255) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ295 AL-Y of No 429 Sqn, which collided with Halifax, LV831 of No 427 Sqn near Baisy-Thywas during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

28-May

MENZIES, HOWARD JOHN (J/86541) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK811 QO-N of No 432 Sqn, which came down near Budel in Holland during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery

28-May

RODGERS, HERBERT HENRY (J/89733) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK811 QO-N of No 432 Sqn, which came down near Budel in Holland during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

CLARKE, JOHN (1300857) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK811 QO-N of No 432 Sqn, which came down near Budel in Holland during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

McCLAY, THOMAS FINDLAY (1795998) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK811 QO-N of No 432 Sqn, which came down near Budel in Holland during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

O'BREE, HARRY GEORGE JOHN (1319093) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM545 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid to a coastal gun positions at Merville.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

28-May

HARDMAN, JOHN (151349) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM545 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid to a coastal gun positions at Merville.  He is buried in Ranville War Cemetery

28-May

WILSON, BARRY (434094) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM545 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid to a coastal gun positions at Merville.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

KIRKLAND, RONALD NEVILLE(420961) age: 25 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM545 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid to a coastal gun positions at Merville.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

ALLEN, ANTHONY PETER (1850401) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM545 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid to a coastal gun positions at Merville.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

GOTT, FRANK VENNARD (1620754) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM545 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid to a coastal gun positions at Merville.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

PUIU, ARNOLD GORDON (1604653) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM545 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which came down in the sea during a raid to a coastal gun positions at Merville.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

MOODY, WILLIAM JOSEPH (428256) age: 33 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX267 HD-U of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zemst during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

28-May

PAGE, KEITH CHARLES (409584) age: 32 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX267 HD-U of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zemst during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

28-May

IMPEY, WILLIAM (1853808) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX267 HD-U of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zemst during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

28-May

BEAVAN, WILLIAM WALTER (412360) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX267 HD-U of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zemst during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

28-May

BROWN, JOSEPH EDWARD (415395) age: 27 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX267 HD-U of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zemst during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

28-May

CAIN, LEONARD WILLIAM (415396) age: 30 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, HX267 HD-U of No 466 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zemst during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

28-May

HILL, FREDERICK BREARLEY (158285) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LL652 JI-C of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ophassett during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Geraardsbergen Communal Cemetery

28-May

TAYLOR, LLOYD CHARLES ALEXANDER (425812) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LL652 JI-C of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ophassett during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Geraardsbergen Communal Cemetery

28-May

NEWMAN, STANLEY WILLIAM (422083) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LL652 JI-C of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ophassett during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Geraardsbergen Communal Cemetery

28-May

THOMAS, CECIL KEITH (426708) age: 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LL652 JI-C of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ophassett during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Geraardsbergen Communal Cemetery

28-May

RODERICK, ALAN (568729) age: 24 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LL652 JI-C of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ophassett during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Geraardsbergen Communal Cemetery

28-May

GILL, RICHARD (2210653) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LL652 JI-C of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ophassett during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Geraardsbergen Communal Cemetery

28-May

VINCENT, JAMES FREDERICK (1483346) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LL652 JI-C of No 514 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Ophassett during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Geraardsbergen Communal Cemetery

28-May

FOSTER, DAVID KAY (133357) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS931 of No 515 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Leewarden airfield during a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Leeuwarden Northern General Cemetery

28-May

LING, ROBERT STANLEY (153190) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS931 of No 515 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Leewarden airfield during a bomber support sortie.  He is buried in Leeuwarden Northern General Cemetery

28-May

SHAPIRO, MARTIN (J/23351) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL810 BQ-K of No 550 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Lichtervelde during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

28-May

LEBANO, FRANK GEORGE(J/87266) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL810 BQ-K of No 550 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Lichtervelde during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

28-May

McCRAE, DONALD (J/85104) age: Unknown RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL810 BQ-K of No 550 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Lichtervelde during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

28-May

BONNER, CHARLES AIDAN (1523916) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL810 BQ-K of No 550 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Lichtervelde during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

28-May

BROWN, ALBERT HENRY (2209356) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL810 BQ-K of No 550 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Lichtervelde during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

28-May

DRURY, RONALD ARCHIBALD (1429179) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL810 BQ-K of No 550 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Lichtervelde during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

28-May

HALL, ARTHUR GRAHAM (1535797) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL810 BQ-K of No 550 Sqn, which was probably shot down by a night fighter near Lichtervelde during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Wevelgem Communal Cemetery

28-May

FLANAGAN, THOMAS EDWARD (J/92033) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA712 BQ-H of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Reberq-Rognon during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

28-May

PURNEY, ELVIN CURTIS (J/19590) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA712 BQ-H of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Reberq-Rognon during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

28-May

DE LENGERKE, KENNETH HAROLD FONTAIN (517767) age: 28 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA712 BQ-H of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Reberq-Rognon during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

28-May

KING, PETER CHARLES MORRELL (1394149) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA712 BQ-H of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Reberq-Rognon during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

28-May

SHEAHAN, JOHN LEONARD (1800275) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JA712 BQ-H of No 550 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Reberq-Rognon during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Brussels Town Cemetery

28-May

BROWN, STEPHEN WATSON (413849) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND814 6O-T of No 582 Sqn, which came down in the target area whilst marking the airfield at Rennes.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

28-May

LAMB, RONALD DAVID (42300) age: 24 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND814 6O-T of No 582 Sqn, which came down in the target area whilst marking the airfield at Rennes.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

28-May

WEBB, FRANK SIDNEY (1387510) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND814 6O-T of No 582 Sqn, which came down in the target area whilst marking the airfield at Rennes.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

28-May

HARRINGTON, ALLAN GEORGE(421276) age: 24 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND814 6O-T of No 582 Sqn, which came down in the target area whilst marking the airfield at Rennes.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

28-May

ROSS, FRANCIS ROBERT (42341) age: 23 RNZAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND814 6O-T of No 582 Sqn, which came down in the target area whilst marking the airfield at Rennes.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

28-May

CUDLIPP, LEONARD WILLIAM (1606835) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND814 6O-T of No 582 Sqn, which came down in the target area whilst marking the airfield at Rennes.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

28-May

HENEY, HAROLD WRIGHT (39918) age: 23 RNZAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND814 6O-T of No 582 Sqn, which came down in the target area whilst marking the airfield at Rennes.  He is buried in Rennes Eastern Communal Cemetery

28-May

TWISS, PAUL KEMBLE(47274) age: 24 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS851 'G' of No 613 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to St Dizier.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

28-May

REDDISH, GEORGE ERNEST (1577266) age: 34 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS851 'G' of No 613 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder sortie to St Dizier.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

28-May

BARTER, STUART PERCIVAL (152006) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND985 UM-W2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zingem during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Kortrijk (St Jan) Communal Cemetery

28-May

AYRES, ROBERT FREDERICK (170269) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND985 UM-W2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zingem during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Kortrijk (St Jan) Communal Cemetery

28-May

HARTLEY, SYLVESTER (1685744) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND985 UM-W2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zingem during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Kortrijk (St Jan) Communal Cemetery

28-May

FOY, VICTOR BASIL (653929) age: Unknown RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND985 UM-W2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zingem during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Oudenaarde Communal Cemetery

28-May

GARDNER, CHARLES CLIFFORD ALLEN (1336804) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND985 UM-W2 of No 626 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Zingem during a raid to Aachen.  He is buried in Oudenaarde Communal Cemetery

28-May

ACWORTH, DENNIS HERBERT (141163) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ468 AZ-D of No 627 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst making a coastal battery at St-Valery.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

FOXCROFT, PHILLIP SPENCER (128047) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IV, DZ468 AZ-D of No 627 Sqn, which was lost without a trace whilst making a coastal battery at St-Valery.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

LAMBERT, KENNETH JAMES (148827) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK865 C8-Q of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Antwerp during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

28-May

WILLIAMS, FRANK (147967) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK865 C8-Q of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Antwerp during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

28-May

MESSENGER, HUBERT ALEXANDER (1890126) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, LK865 C8-Q of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Antwerp during a raid to a military camp at Bourg-Leopold.  He is buried in Schoonselhof Cemetery

28-May

ARNOTT, WILLIAM (991405) age: 24 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 1577 Flt, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Karachi War Cemetery

28-May

PICKERING, DOUGLAS ARTHUR (1198988) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL286 RV-R of No 1659 HCU, which probably ditched or came down in the sea during a high level night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Moulton Cemetery

28-May

BLAIR, WILLIAM (R/119545) age: 30 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL286 RV-R of No 1659 HCU, which probably ditched or came down in the sea during a high level night cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Stoneykirk Cemetery

28-May

GAGNEBIN, ROBERT PAUL (J/29369) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL286 RV-R of No 1659 HCU, which probably ditched or came down in the sea during a high level night cross-country exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

BRADLEY, JONATHAN RILEY (J/85652) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL286 RV-R of No 1659 HCU, which probably ditched or came down in the sea during a high level night cross-country exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

NEWLANDS, JOHN (1823350) age: 18 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL286 RV-R of No 1659 HCU, which probably ditched or came down in the sea during a high level night cross-country exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

NELSON, GORDON HOWARD (R/213165) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL286 RV-R of No 1659 HCU, which probably ditched or came down in the sea during a high level night cross-country exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

SCOTT, THOMAS FAIRFAX (R/182724) age: 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL286 RV-R of No 1659 HCU, which probably ditched or came down in the sea during a high level night cross-country exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

STEVENS, FRANK CHARLES (R/207875) age: 19 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL286 RV-R of No 1659 HCU, which probably ditched or came down in the sea during a high level night cross-country exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

HOWES, KENNETH ALFRED (50890) age: Unknown RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX972 of No 2 GSU, which crashed after hitting a tree during a low level cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

28-May

COOLING, KEITH NEWMAN (402641) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HX972 of No 2 GSU, which crashed after hitting a tree during a low level cross-country exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

28-May

RUTTER, JACK (1491674) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF641 'T' of No 30 OTU, which broke up in the air near Ingham after the dinghy broke loose during a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Bolton (Astley Bridge) Cemetery

28-May

ARCHIBALD, CLYDE GLENCOE(J/25898) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF641 'T' of No 30 OTU, which broke up in the air near Ingham after the dinghy broke loose during a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-May

HILLS, RAYMOND GEORGE(J/35547) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF641 'T' of No 30 OTU, which broke up in the air near Ingham after the dinghy broke loose during a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-May

BAIRD, WILLIAM OLIVER DOUGLAS (R/182351) age: 33 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF641 'T' of No 30 OTU, which broke up in the air near Ingham after the dinghy broke loose during a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-May

MITCHELL, GEORGE WILLSTON (R/258551) age: 30 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF641 'T' of No 30 OTU, which broke up in the air near Ingham after the dinghy broke loose during a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-May

POLLON, JOSEPH RAYMOND (R/250815) age: 17 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF641 'T' of No 30 OTU, which broke up in the air near Ingham after the dinghy broke loose during a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

28-May

RILEY, HENRY (1685093) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, DF641 'T' of No 30 OTU, which broke up in the air near Ingham after the dinghy broke loose during a Bullseye exercise.  He is buried in Hatfield (Woodhouse) Cemetery

28-May

HUNTER, ALFRED ERNEST (1164639) age: 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, JN503 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed during an attempted ditching off Maryport during an air-to-air firing exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

28-May

GOUDIE, WILLIAM (538595) age: 31 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, JN503 of No 6 (C) OTU, which crashed during an attempted ditching off Maryport during an air-to-air firing exercise.  He is buried in Edinburgh (Warriston) Cemetery

28-May

GRAHAM, ALLAN DELAFIELD (90348) age: Unknown RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst serving with No 79 OTU but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

28-May

ROBERTS, ALFRED ELWYN (1090352) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 79 OTU but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

28-May

BOTHAM, PHILLIP ALWYN (1124078) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving at Habbaniya, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Habbaniya War Cemetery

28-May

ALLAN, ALBERT EDWARD (1649835) age: 22 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Chichester.  He is buried in Hull Eastern Cemetery

28-May

BATTING, RONALD (1441418) age: 22 RAFVR

AC2

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

28-May

YATES, WILLIAM CAVE(86941) age: 45 RAF

WO

He was serving in the UK and died after collapsing in the Pheasant public house in Prospect St, Radford.  He is buried in Gainsborough General Cemetery.

28-May

WALE, ANDREW JOHN (900153) age: 28 RAFVR

AC1

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

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