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Casualties - 3 - 5 June 1944


03-Jun

TAYLOR, CHARLES DELANEY (152505) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV882 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hermeray during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Hermeray Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

KUMAR, VIJENDRA (1179582) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV882 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hermeray during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Hermeray Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

HEYWORTH, ERNEST OSBORNE (J/21597) age: 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV882 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hermeray during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

03-Jun

ARCHER, JOHN THOMAS (1672758) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV882 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hermeray during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

03-Jun

BLACKLOCK, THOMAS (1103498) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV882 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hermeray during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

03-Jun

O'LEARY, GERALD (1896029) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV882 ZA-D of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Hermeray during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

03-Jun

MURRAY, ALEXANDER ARCHIBALD (145681) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ630 ZA-S of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near St-Andre-de-l'Eure during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in St Andre-de-l'Eure Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

WILLIAMS, JOHN (976202) age: 25 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ630 ZA-S of No 10 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near St-Andre-de-l'Eure during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in St Andre-de-l'Eure Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

MURPHY, PATRICK MICHAEL (1534669) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA296 'K' of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down over the target during a mine laying sortie to Khalkis in Greece.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

03-Jun

ASHDOWN, JOHN ANDREW (414851) age: 24 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA296 'K' of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down over the target during a mine laying sortie to Khalkis in Greece.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

03-Jun

FAUST, CHARLES (425406) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA296 'K' of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down over the target during a mine laying sortie to Khalkis in Greece.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

03-Jun

KEEGAN, FRANCIS JOSEPH (405963) age: 28 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA296 'K' of No 38 Sqn, which was shot down over the target during a mine laying sortie to Khalkis in Greece.  He is buried in Phaleron War Cemetery

03-Jun

HUGHES, FRANCIS RODNEY (415462) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP120 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed near Pirot in Yugoslavia. After an explosion caused a double engine failure.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Jun

SWEENEY, FRANCIS RAYMOND (427959) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP120 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed near Pirot in Yugoslavia. After an explosion caused a double engine failure.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Jun

MILLAR, ALEXANDER SMART (1369929) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP120 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed near Pirot in Yugoslavia. After an explosion caused a double engine failure.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Jun

SAMLER, WALTER ERIC (1393566) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, LP120 of No 40 Sqn, which crashed near Pirot in Yugoslavia. After an explosion caused a double engine failure.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Jun

BRYAN, ERIC (655790) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK783 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Treon during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

INNES, ARTHUR JOSEPH (175657) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK783 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Treon during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

GLITHERO, GEORGE NORTON (1819740) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK783 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Treon during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

GOLDER, JAMES WILLIAM (1644548) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK783 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Treon during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

TONGE, EDGAR (1411098) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK783 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Treon during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

WHITTLE, GEOFFREY REX (1851739) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK783 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Treon during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

PAIGE, JOHN OSBORNE (R/161143) age: Unknown RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK783 MP-C of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Treon during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

BRYAN, LAWRENCE STANLEY (1089339) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK784 MP-D of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Faverolles during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

WOODS, FRANK GUY (1320640) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK784 MP-D of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Faverolles during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

JOHNSON, HUBERT CLARENCE (R/178928) age: 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK784 MP-D of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Faverolles during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

DAVIS, RAYMOND WALTER (1581083) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK784 MP-D of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Faverolles during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

LE MEE-POWER, COLIN ADRIAN COWPER (BOB) (1819225) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK784 MP-D of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Faverolles during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

STEWART, RAYMOND (1612196) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK784 MP-D of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Faverolles during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

WOODBINE, WILLIAM ERNEST (1896833) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK784 MP-D of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Faverolles during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

CASWELL, HARRY COSGREAVE (413735) age: 28 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ604 MP-W of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Longvilliers during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Bretigny-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

SMITH, LEONARD JAMES RICHARD (176021) age: 24 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ604 MP-W of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Longvilliers during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Bretigny-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

FERGUSON, ALEXANDER YOUNG (1818698) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ604 MP-W of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Longvilliers during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Bretigny-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

LOWRIE, CAMPBELL (1056079) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ604 MP-W of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Longvilliers during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Bretigny-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

TEASDALE, OWEN ARKL(1777400) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ604 MP-W of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Longvilliers during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Bretigny-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

THOMPSON, JOHN (1453762) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ604 MP-W of No 76 Sqn, which came down near Longvilliers during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Bretigny-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

DYE, JACK ELLSWORTH (J/28077) age: 19 RCAF

Fg Off

He died in Preston Hall Hospital, Maidstone, from wounds sustained whilst flying in Halifax, III, NA515 of No 77 Sqn, which was attacked by a night fighter over the target.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

03-Jun

POWICK, WILLIAM HENRY (1224185) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 123 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Madras (St Mary's) Cemetery, Chennai

03-Jun

SMITH, DERRICK ALBERT JOHN (158984) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, V, LL307 NF-J of No 138 Sqn, which came down near Stavenisse during Operations Roderigo 1 and Osric 77 to Belgium on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

03-Jun

WARBOYS, LESLIE VICTOR (131987) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, V, LL307 NF-J of No 138 Sqn, which came down near Stavenisse during Operations Roderigo 1 and Osric 77 to Belgium on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

03-Jun

THOMAS, THOMAS MORGAN (168842) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, V, LL307 NF-J of No 138 Sqn, which came down near Stavenisse during Operations Roderigo 1 and Osric 77 to Belgium on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

03-Jun

VINCENT, JOHN KEITH ROBERT (1336764) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, V, LL307 NF-J of No 138 Sqn, which came down near Stavenisse during Operations Roderigo 1 and Osric 77 to Belgium on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

03-Jun

NELSON, ERIC (183617) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, V, LL307 NF-J of No 138 Sqn, which came down near Stavenisse during Operations Roderigo 1 and Osric 77 to Belgium on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

03-Jun

PARRY, ERIC (1862502) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, V, LL307 NF-J of No 138 Sqn, which came down near Stavenisse during Operations Roderigo 1 and Osric 77 to Belgium on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

03-Jun

VICK, JAMES ALBERT (2209015) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, V, LL307 NF-J of No 138 Sqn, which came down near Stavenisse during Operations Roderigo 1 and Osric 77 to Belgium on behalf of SOE.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery

03-Jun

FOX, SYDNEY WILLIAM (959865) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK841 NP-X of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Ste-Colombe-la-Commanderie during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

HANSEN, VERNON NELSON (429431) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK875 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Criquebeuf-la-Campagne during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Criquebeuf-la-Campagne Churchyard

03-Jun

GREENWAY, JOHN KINNAIRD (J/22100) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK875 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Criquebeuf-la-Campagne during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Ecquetot Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

THOMPSON, RUSSELL BENNETT (J/86841) age: 23 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK875 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Criquebeuf-la-Campagne during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Ecquetot Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

YOUNIE, WILLIAM ALEXANDER (J/89867) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK875 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Criquebeuf-la-Campagne during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Ecquetot Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

SHERIDAN, THOMAS JOHN (2209172) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LK875 NP-Q of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Criquebeuf-la-Campagne during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Ecquetot Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

BROWN, ALARIK (141689) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV635 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Barneville-sur-Seine during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

McCORKLE, DONALD FREDERICK (J/88614) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV635 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Barneville-sur-Seine during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

WRIGHT, ARCHIBALD JOHN STUART (J/86212) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV635 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Barneville-sur-Seine during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

TREMAYNE, MELVILLE JOHN (1587786) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV635 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Barneville-sur-Seine during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

WARD, RAYMOND (1577566) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV635 NP-K of No 158 Sqn, which came down near Barneville-sur-Seine during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Evreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

DWAN, LEONARD STANLEY (1335418) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV792 NP-E of No 158 Sqn, which was severely damaged in an attack by a night fighter on its return from a raid to Trappes. He fell through a hole in the fuselage and his body was never found, the aircraft was eventually landed at Hurn.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Jun

CHANT, WILLIAM MORTON (146748) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV921 NP-B of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Emance during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

03-Jun

NIBLETT, CHARLES JOSEPH (134882) age: 37 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV921 NP-B of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Emance during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

03-Jun

BLACK, BRUCE GRAHAM (J/24025) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV921 NP-B of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Emance during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

03-Jun

DUNNE, JOHN KEVIN (1511063) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV921 NP-B of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Emance during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

03-Jun

THOMPSON, SIDNEY (1677683) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV921 NP-B of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Emance during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

03-Jun

WALES, W (1893593) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LV921 NP-B of No 158 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Emance during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

03-Jun

CRONE, ROBERT DUNCAN (J/23474) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND651 AS-G of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down over the target during arid on coastal gun positions at Calais.  He is buried in Marquise Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

NEVILLE, CLIFFORD GERALD (J/26305) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND651 AS-G of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down over the target during arid on coastal gun positions at Calais.  He is buried in Marquise Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

JONES, GEOFFREY DAVID (54294) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND651 AS-G of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down over the target during arid on coastal gun positions at Calais.  He is buried in Marquise Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

GREGORY, HENRY THOMAS (1065035) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND651 AS-G of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down over the target during arid on coastal gun positions at Calais.  He is buried in Marquise Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

MAGUIRE, JOSEPH (1538238) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND651 AS-G of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down over the target during arid on coastal gun positions at Calais.  He is buried in Marquise Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

MAYNE, CYRIL EDWARD (1601056) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND651 AS-G of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down over the target during arid on coastal gun positions at Calais.  He is buried in Marquise Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

WILLIAMS, BERTRAM TREVOR (1708161) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND651 AS-G of No 166 Sqn, which was shot down over the target during arid on coastal gun positions at Calais.  He is buried in Marquise Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

LOCKYER, PHILIP FRANCIS (116427) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ270 of No 211 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on an early morning patrol.  He is buried in Chittagong War Cemetery

03-Jun

SHELDON-BISHOP, GABRIEL (112244) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ270 of No 211 Sqn, which crashed into the sea on an early morning patrol.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Jun

KLISZ, Roman Stanislaw(P.0284) age: 39 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD866 of No 216, which flew into a mountain in Algeria during a routine courier sortie.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

03-Jun

SKARZYNSKI, Tadeus Stanislaw(P.76816) age: 26 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD866 of No 216, which flew into a mountain in Algeria during a routine courier sortie.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

03-Jun

FORKNALL, JOHN ARTHUR (641245) age: 23 RAF

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD866 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Algeria during a routine courier sortie.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

03-Jun

BONE, JOHN BRAYAM (932754) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD866 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Algeria during a routine courier sortie.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

03-Jun

WHITE, WESLEY JOHN (401558) age: 28 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD866 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Algeria during a routine courier sortie.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

03-Jun

THOMPSON, HAROLD KENT (157316) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD866 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Algeria during a routine courier sortie.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

03-Jun

WOOTTON, JOHN ST CLAIR (J/22148) age: Unknown RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD866 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Algeria during a routine courier sortie.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

03-Jun

HODGSON, RALPH JOHN (1322082) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD866 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Algeria during a routine courier sortie.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

03-Jun

McFARLANE, FRANCIS VINCENT (1131689) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD866 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Algeria during a routine courier sortie.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

03-Jun

SPARK, THOMAS WILLIAM (1319803) age: 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD866 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Algeria during a routine courier sortie.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

03-Jun

BILSE, DENIS OSWALD (328283V) age: 21 SAAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD866 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Algeria during a routine courier sortie.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

03-Jun

HIGGINS, CLIFFORD JAMES (176098) age: 27 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD866 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Algeria during a routine courier sortie.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

03-Jun

HINDMARCH, THOMAS ATHERTON (1207526) age: 33 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD866 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Algeria during a routine courier sortie.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

03-Jun

WHITTARD, FREDERICK HENRY THEODORE (R/82421) age: 21 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FD866 of No 216 Sqn, which flew into a mountain in Algeria during a routine courier sortie.  He is buried in Le Petit Lac Cemetery

03-Jun

HEGARTY, JOHN DENIS (141890) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH836 of No 242 Sqn, which was abandoned near Lake Bracciano following an engine failure during a sweep, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Jun

COHEN, CYRIL BRANSTON (J/17619) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK840 of No 401 Sqn, which he abandoned over the Channel on its return from a sweep to Argentan/Cherbourg, but he was too low.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Jun

KELLEY, DAVID AUSTIN (C/88471) age: 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND507 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which came down near la Boissiere-Ecole during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in La Boissiere-Ecole Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

COLDREY, GEORGE EDWIN (J/4820) age: 26 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND507 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which came down near la Boissiere-Ecole during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in La Boissiere-Ecole Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

JOHNSTON, NORMAN (J/85052) age: 24 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND507 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which came down near la Boissiere-Ecole during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

03-Jun

McCREA, LESLIE ASA (J/89734) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND507 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which came down near la Boissiere-Ecole during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

03-Jun

RENAUD, JOSEPH GERARD MAURICE (J/86739) age: 34 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND507 LQ-C of No 405 Sqn, which came down near la Boissiere-Ecole during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in St Desir War Cemetery

03-Jun

ESAM, CHARLES EDWARD (153311) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR179 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder to Laon/Athies airfield.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

03-Jun

TOMLINSON, ROBERT JAMES (J/14398) age: 29 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR179 of No 418 Sqn, which was lost on an intruder to Laon/Athies airfield.  He is buried in Poix-de-Picardie Churchyard

03-Jun

WILKINS, RICHARD WILLIAM (134651) age: 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT154 'U' of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder to Laon/Athies airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Jun

FAULAFER, ROBERT ALEXANDER (J/16196) age: 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NT154 'U' of No 464 Sqn, which failed to return from an intruder to Laon/Athies airfield.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Jun

COLEMAN, KENNETH GEORGE (418810) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, HX242 HD-L of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Tourville-la-Campagne during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Tourville-la-Campagne Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

DOWLING, BRYAN JAMES (419165) age: 29 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, HX242 HD-L of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Tourville-la-Campagne during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Tourville-la-Campagne Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

KINGHAM, JOHN ERNEST THOMAS RIDGEWAY (411336) age: 32 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, HX242 HD-L of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Tourville-la-Campagne during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Tourville-la-Campagne Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

OSHLACK, JOE (410560) age: 27 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, HX242 HD-L of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Tourville-la-Campagne during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Tourville-la-Campagne Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

RIDGWAY, JOHN THOMAS (425752) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, HX242 HD-L of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Tourville-la-Campagne during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Tourville-la-Campagne Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

TYTE, OWEN LESLIE (424928) age: 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, HX242 HD-L of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Tourville-la-Campagne during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Tourville-la-Campagne Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

GEORGE, JOHN JOSEPH (1869090) age: 29 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, HX242 HD-L of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Tourville-la-Campagne during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Tourville-la-Campagne Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

PHILLIPS, VICTOR WILFRED (428454) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, HX271 HD-V of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Dannemarie during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

SMITH, ARCHIBALD LANCELOT (422309) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, HX271 HD-V of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Dannemarie during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

SOWERBY, FREDERICK WILLIAM (1083540) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, HX271 HD-V of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Dannemarie during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

BETTINGTON, MAX MILSON (412306) age: 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, HX271 HD-V of No 466 Sqn, which came down near Dannemarie during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

CHAMBERS, GEORGE WILLIAM (J/86747) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW434 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Bretigny-sur-Orge during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Bretigny-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

BROWN, ROBERT THOMAS (1802002) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW434 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Bretigny-sur-Orge during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Bretigny-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

ELDRIDGE, PETER CHARLES (1895127) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW434 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Bretigny-sur-Orge during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Bretigny-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

GREEN, ALAN ROY (592078) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW434 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Bretigny-sur-Orge during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Bretigny-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

PRITCHARD, GEORGE SYDNEY (1322271) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, LW434 C8-H of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Bretigny-sur-Orge during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Bretigny-sur-Orge Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

MONTGOMERY, JOHN WILLIAM ARTHUR (424271) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ541 C8-U of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Epernon during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Epernon Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

EASTMAN, JOHN WATSON (1535785) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ541 C8-U of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Epernon during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Epernon Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

BURWOOD, GEOFFREY HUBERT STEPHEN (172072) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ541 C8-U of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Epernon during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Epernon Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

FRIESNER, ALEC (2215315) age: 24 RAFVR

Sergeant

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ541 C8-U of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Epernon during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Epernon Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

BENNETT, VICKERS LAVENDER (1601205) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ541 C8-U of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Epernon during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Epernon Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

MORRIS, ROBERT (1892968) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ541 C8-U of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Epernon during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Epernon Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

SMITH, FRANCIS RONALD (1631398) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ541 C8-U of No 640 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Epernon during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Epernon Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

SKINNER, JOHN WALROD SEYMOUR (108951) age: 31 RAFVR

Flight Lieutenant

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ677 C8-G of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Boutigny sur Opton during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

FOULKES, ERIC DUDLEY (1852446) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ677 C8-G of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Boutigny sur Opton during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

SCOTT, GEORGE WILLIAM DENNIS (2209627) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ677 C8-G of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Boutigny sur Opton during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is buried in Dreux Communal Cemetery

03-Jun

PARTRIDGE, CLARENCE ARTHUR (1623818) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ677 C8-G of No 640 Sqn, which came down near Boutigny sur Opton during a raid against railway targets at Trappes.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Jun

SMITH, JAMES ARTHUR (1691695) age: 21 RAFVR

LAC

Neither the unit on which he was serving nor the circumstances of his death have yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

03-Jun

MUNNS, MAURICE (1383075) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML811 of No 302 FTU, which crashed near Tornardo Lakka, Congo en route to East Africa.  He is buried in Malabo Cemetery, Bioko

03-Jun

JAMES, HAROLD HENRY THOMAS (1897063) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML811 of No 302 FTU, which crashed near Tornardo Lakka, Congo en route to East Africa.  He is buried in Malabo Cemetery, Bioko

03-Jun

ELLIOTT, THOMAS DOUGLAS (938481) age: 25 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML811 of No 302 FTU, which crashed near Tornardo Lakka, Congo en route to East Africa.  He is buried in Malabo Cemetery, Bioko

03-Jun

GONDOLA, JOHN PETER (120345) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML811 of No 302 FTU, which crashed near Tornardo Lakka, Congo en route to East Africa.  He is buried in Malabo Cemetery, Bioko

03-Jun

GRAHAM, ROBERT HARTLEY (160673) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML811 of No 302 FTU, which crashed near Tornardo Lakka, Congo en route to East Africa.  He is buried in Malabo Cemetery, Bioko

03-Jun

ROLPH, STANLEY WILLIAM (1336696) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML811 of No 302 FTU, which crashed near Tornardo Lakka, Congo en route to East Africa.  He is buried in Malabo Cemetery, Bioko

03-Jun

LINDSAY, ROLAND GEORGE (531950) age: 26 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML811 of No 302 FTU, which crashed near Tornardo Lakka, Congo en route to East Africa.  He is buried in Malabo Cemetery, Bioko

03-Jun

CHAPLIN, GEORGE ERNEST (1319843) age: 22 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML811 of No 302 FTU, which crashed near Tornardo Lakka, Congo en route to East Africa.  He is buried in Malabo Cemetery, Bioko

03-Jun

DUFFY, J J (1312519) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML811 of No 302 OTU, which crashed near Tornardo Lakka, Congo en route to East Africa.  He is buried in Malabo Cemetery, Bioko

03-Jun

DOLEWSKI, Wojciech Jan(P.1868) age: 32 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed/died whilst serving with No 45 Grp, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in St  John's (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery

03-Jun

CANTLAY, WILLIAM GRANT (J/22530) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD417 of No 45 Grp, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Khartoum following an engine fire in the air.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery

03-Jun

PERKINS, DENIS CLEMENT FARMER (J/12496) age: 27 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD417 of No 45 Grp, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Khartoum following an engine fire in the air.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery

03-Jun

HODGINS, NORMAN JOSEPH (J/39462) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD417 of No 45 Grp, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Khartoum following an engine fire in the air.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery

03-Jun

HUXTABLE, ROBERT GERALD (R/133782) age: Unknown RCAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Marauder III, HD417 of No 45 Grp, which crashed whilst attempting a forced landing near Khartoum following an engine fire in the air.  He is buried in Khartoum War Cemetery

03-Jun

NORTHCOTT, HAROLD EDWARD JOHN BASTIN (45966) age: 46 RAF

Flt Lt

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 Littlehampton Cemetery

03-Jun

ROBERTS, FREDERICK HERBERT (1089085) age: 37 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Scotland?.  He is buried in Cressage (Christ Church) Churchyard

04-Jun

MATTHEWS, ROBERT DFC(130930) age: 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW197 'C' of No 31 Sqn, which was shot down whilst attacking shipping in Heraklion harbour, Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

04-Jun

LAMB-SHINE, GEORGE JOSEPH (1324108) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW197 'C' of No 31 Sqn, which was shot down whilst attacking shipping in Heraklion harbour, Crete.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

04-Jun

ROBARTS, E (206857V) age: 21 SAAF

Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Spitfire IX, MH538 or MJ189 of No 111 Sqn, which were shot down by flak near Rome.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

04-Jun

WHALE, HERBERT ERNEST (1576271) age: 27 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ257 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from ann armed recce along roads in the Rome area.  He is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio

04-Jun

ELSLEY, WILFRED HENRY (1034671) age: 35 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ257 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from ann armed recce along roads in the Rome area.  He is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio

04-Jun

BRETT, ERNEST EDWARD (1613907) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ257 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from ann armed recce along roads in the Rome area.  He is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio

04-Jun

PICKUP, CLIVE ALEXANDER (32274) age: 31 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ257 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from ann armed recce along roads in the Rome area.  He is buried in Beach Head War Cemetery, Anzio

04-Jun

SPENCER, WILLIAM CLEMENT (979632) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 243 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Florence War Cemetery

04-Jun

NALLEN, CHARLES PATRICK (427537) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND841 F2-D of No 635 Sqn, which swung on take off and crashed into a hanger where it exploded as it set off on a marking sortie to Calais.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

04-Jun

OLYOTT, WALTER THOMAS (151238) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND841 F2-D of No 635 Sqn, which swung on take off and crashed into a hanger where it exploded as it set off on a marking sortie to Calais.  He is buried in Downham Market Cemetery

04-Jun

SADLER, ROBERT (1526058) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND841 F2-D of No 635 Sqn, which swung on take off and crashed into a hanger where it exploded as it set off on a marking sortie to Calais.  He is buried in Downham Market Cemetery

04-Jun

WHARTON, STANLEY (1578013) age: 30 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND841 F2-D of No 635 Sqn, which swung on take off and crashed into a hanger where it exploded as it set off on a marking sortie to Calais.  He is buried in Downham Market Cemetery

04-Jun

YOUNG, GEORGE AMBROSE (134149) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND841 F2-D of No 635 Sqn, which swung on take off and crashed into a hanger where it exploded as it set off on a marking sortie to Calais.  He is buried in Southampton (Hollybrook) Cemetery

04-Jun

PRITCHARD, HOWARD (1578502) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND841 F2-D of No 635 Sqn, which swung on take off and crashed into a hanger where it exploded as it set off on a marking sortie to Calais.  He is buried in Tettenhall Regis (St  Michael) Churchyard

04-Jun

SNOWBALL, THOMAS (1100769) age: 32 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND841 F2-D of No 635 Sqn, which swung on take off and crashed into a hanger where it exploded as it set off on a marking sortie to Calais.  He is buried in Tynemouth (Preston) Cemetery

04-Jun

KEEL, PAUL ULRIK (101474) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BK470 of No 16 OTU, which crashed into a farm after failing to gain sufficient height on take off from Barford St John.  He was cremated at  Golders Green Crematorium

04-Jun

PAPROCKI, Zbigniew(P.703113) age: 27 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP422  of No 2 AGS, which collided with Anson LT788 at Carse of Ardersier, Inverness.  He is buried in Petty Parish Churchyard

04-Jun

McGOVERN, THOMAS CASSIDY (1371006) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP422  of No 2 AGS, which collided with Anson LT788 at Carse of Ardersier, Inverness.  He is buried in Burtonwood Cemetery.

04-Jun

BEST, WILLIAM (1594574) age: 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He died from injuries sustained the previous day whilst flying in Sunderland III, ML811 of No 302 FTU, which crashed near Tornardo Lakka, Congo en route to East Africa.  He is buried in Malabo Cemetery, Bioko.

04-Jun

TYRRELL, THOMAS JAMES FRANCES (1125180) age: 22 RAFVR

AC2

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

04-Jun

BRISTOW, PETER ALEXANDER (1714879) age: Unknown RAFVR

LAC

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

04-Jun

TOYE, GEORGE WILLIAM (3008989) age: 18 RAFVR

AC2

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

04-Jun

RUSSELL, AROHA GERALD (154219) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ809 of No 13 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Finmere following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

04-Jun

BERRY, WILLIAM HENRY (1630195) age: 42 RAFVR

LAC

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

04-Jun

WATSON, PHILIP HENRY (101076) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HJ809 of No 13 OTU, which crashed on the approach to Finmere following an engine failure.  He is buried in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery.

05-Jun

FLANNERY, JOHN DEREK FORTESCU(131609) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Hurricane IV, KX806 of No 6 Sqn, which was probably shot down by fire from F-boats near Piombino.  He is buried in Cassino War Cemetery

05-Jun

ASKEW, A G (78992V) age: 22 SAAF

Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH926 of No 33 Sqn, which failed to return from an air test over the Channel.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jun

RAIN, JOHN BROWN (127184) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA196 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie off Khalkis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

05-Jun

ARNOLD, WILLIAM LEONARD (1802803) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA196 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie off Khalkis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

05-Jun

BOUNDARY, GEORGE WILLIAM (1803682) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA196 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie off Khalkis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

05-Jun

VINE, ANTHONY MATTHEW CLEVERLY (753209) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA196 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie off Khalkis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

05-Jun

WILMOT, ALAN JOHN (1321275) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA196 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie off Khalkis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

05-Jun

WOODCOCK, JOHN ROGER (1425597) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Wellington XIII, JA196 of No 38 Sqn, which failed to return from a minelaying sortie off Khalkis.  He is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

05-Jun

TICKNER, ERIC (1800763) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Kittyhawk,  of No 112 Sqn, which was killed in action over Highway 6 in Italy.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

05-Jun

HART, ELTON BUDD (J/7903) age: 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Thunderbolt I, HB977 of No 135 Sqn, which dived into the ground near Minneriye in Ceylon during a training flight.  He is buried in Colombo (Liveramentu) Cemetery

05-Jun

REYNOLDS, JESSE BERTRAM (130182) age: 26 RAFVR

See photo below

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, MM243 of No 140 Sqn, which failed to return from a Photo-recce sortie to Le Mans.  He is buried in Bauge Communal Cemetery

05-Jun

BAKER, FRANK ERNEST (1394370) age: Unknown RAFVR

See photo below

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito IX, MM243 of No 140 Sqn, which failed to return from a Photo-recce sortie to Le Mans.  He is buried in Bauge Communal Cemetery

Memorial to Reynolds and Baker

05-Jun

ULRICK, BERRY LEMINGTON (413048) age: 22 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LB714 of No 146 Sqn, which crashed at Yelahanka in India, possibly after he lost control.  He is buried in Madras War Cemetery, Chennai

05-Jun

PUGH, JOHN HALSTEAD (416998) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN456 of No 175 Sqn, which he abandoned near Cherbourg after being hit by flak, but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jun

ROSS, DAVID GEORGE (84001) age: 24 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN761 of No 193 Sqn, which he abandoned off the Isle of Wight after being hit by flak, but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jun

SCHMITZ, DONALD JOSEPH EUGENE (J/94345) age: 21 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, JL395 of No 243 Sqn, which dived into the ground in flames after being hit in its long range fuel tank by flak.  He is buried in Bolsena War Cemetery

05-Jun

SAVILLE, JOHN WALTON (J/8146) age: 34 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN210 'U' of No 439 Sqn, which was shot down flak near St Peter Port in Guernsey.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jun

DEAN, GEORGE WALKER (1651555) age: 36 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 460 Sqn but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Grimsby.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

05-Jun

CHAPMAN, DOUGLAS LAUNCELOT BLACKMORE (414958) age: 24 RNZAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ435 of No 489 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Langham during a dual pilot training sortie.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

05-Jun

KELLOW, STANLEY WILLIAM DFC(89825) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, LZ435 of No 489 Sqn, which crashed on landing at Langham during a dual pilot training sortie.  He is buried in Glandford (St Martin) Churchyard

05-Jun

TALBOT, EDWARD (137222) age: 29 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XVI ML971 P3- of No 692 Sqn, which crashed into a field near Warboys following an engine failure as it attempted to land on its return from a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Stretton-cum-Wetmoor (St Mary) Churchyard

05-Jun

JONES, EDWARD VINEY (1411224) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst serving with No 2900 Sqn RAF Regiment, but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sangro River War Cemetery

05-Jun

DURRANT, EDMUND ANTHONY (1335535) age: 28 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, II, JD462 of No 1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a air-to-sea firing exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jun

GILES, RONALD LESLIE (27937) age: 28 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, II, JD462 of No 1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a air-to-sea firing exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jun

BONSER, MAURICE REGINALD (1580635) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, II, JD462 of No 1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a air-to-sea firing exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jun

FRICKER, HERBERT WILFRED (1895662) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, II, JD462 of No 1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a air-to-sea firing exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jun

JOHNSTONE, JOHN THOMAS HUGHES (1115129) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, II, JD462 of No 1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a air-to-sea firing exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jun

NORRIS, FRANK WILLIAM BATES (2221452) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, II, JD462 of No 1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a air-to-sea firing exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jun

STOW, HARRY WILLIAM (1263353) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, II, JD462 of No 1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a air-to-sea firing exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jun

THOMSON, ALEXANDER (1682291) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, II, JD462 of No 1658 HCU, which was lost without a trace on a air-to-sea firing exercise.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

05-Jun

McSWEENEY, GERALD BEAUMONT (425346) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP384 of No 27 OTU, which spun into the ground out of cloud during a local flying exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

05-Jun

DUEL, ALLAN ROBERT (425623) age: 20 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, HP384 of No 27 OTU, which spun into the ground out of cloud during a local flying exercise.  He is buried in Chester (Blacon) Cemetery

05-Jun

GILBERT, JOHN SAMUEL (1387068) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, R7822 of No 3 TEU, which crashed and burst into flames at Low Newton-by-the-Sea whilst making a forced landing following an engine failure.  He is buried in Stone Cemetery, Staffordshire

05-Jun

TURNER, SIDNEY ROBERT (1401580) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

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

05-Jun

NG KAM HONG (785721) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed/died whilst serving with the STC, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

05-Jun

ROBINSON, HENRY CECIL (43669) age: 43 RAF

Sqn Ldr

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

05-Jun

SHOESMITH, THELMA JOAN (2160052) age: 18 WAAF

ACW2

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Fylde.  She is buried in Old Woking Burial Ground

05-Jun

WILLIAMS, MOLLIE ISABEL (889601) age: 28 WAAF

Cpl

She was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, her death being registered in Fylde.  She is buried in Worth Matravers (St Nicholas OF Myra) Churchyard

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