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Casualties - 7 June 1944


07-Jun

HANNAH, NORMAN MARSHALL (1347355) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME579 WS-A of No 9 Sqn, which collided with trees near Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire on its return from a raid on railway targets at Argentan.  He is buried in Ayr Cemetery, Ayrshire

07-Jun

HOOD, RUBIN IAIN (1667076) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME579 WS-A of No 9 Sqn, which collided with trees near Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire on its return from a raid on railway targets at Argentan.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

07-Jun

KING, CLIFFORD ROY (176014) age: 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME579 WS-A of No 9 Sqn, which collided with trees near Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire on its return from a raid on railway targets at Argentan.  He is buried in/or was cremated at the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park

07-Jun

STEVENSON, JAMES MORTON (J/88349) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME579 WS-A of No 9 Sqn, which collided with trees near Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire on its return from a raid on railway targets at Argentan.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

07-Jun

SMITH, WILLIAM FREDERICK (R/188673) age: Unknown RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME579 WS-A of No 9 Sqn, which collided with trees near Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire on its return from a raid on railway targets at Argentan.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

07-Jun

HARDER, FRANK NORMAN (1324291) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME579 WS-A of No 9 Sqn, which collided with trees near Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire on its return from a raid on railway targets at Argentan.  He is buried in Southampton (South Stoneham) Cemetery

07-Jun

WENDT, WILLIAM DAVID (J/39857) age: 28 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FZ141 of No 19 Sqn, which he abandoned after being by flak near Caen but did not survive.  He is buried in Eturqueraye Churchyard

07-Jun

BRITTAIN, WILLIAM PHILIP (159748) age: 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane, ? 'S' of No 20 Sqn, which crashed and exploded whilst carrying out an attack on a tank in the Imphal valley.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

07-Jun

WILCOCK, RONALD FREDERICK (133697) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, EE744 of No 26 Sqn, which exploded after being hit by flak in the long range tank during a recce sortie in the Bayeux area.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

DENSHAM, RONALD RICHARD (121088) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK413 of No 29 Sqn, which was lost on a defensive patrol over the English Channel.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

ELLIS, HENRY WILLIAM (126080) age: 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, HK413 of No 29 Sqn, which was lost on a defensive patrol over the English Channel.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

ROBINSON, KENNETH BASIL (139816) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XII, MB881 of No 41 Sqn, which was abandoned off Sark after being hit by flak over Guernsey, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Buckland Monachorum Cemetery

07-Jun

GREENFIELD, ALFRED CHARLES ALLWOOD (151197) age: 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND519 KM-E of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is buried in La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres

07-Jun

KNIGHT, GORDON HENRY (421601) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND519 KM-E of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is buried in La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres

07-Jun

ROE, ERNEST JOHN (176769) age: 28 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND519 KM-E of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is buried in La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres

07-Jun

STRATIS, WILLIAM ANTHONY (171501) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND519 KM-E of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

HAWKES, ERIC PETER (1602334) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND519 KM-E of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

HALY, REGINALD FRANK EDWIN (1890071) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND519 KM-E of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

PAGE, HERBERT PETER (1432806) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND519 KM-E of No 44 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

DAWES, THOMAS LESLIE (1397164) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND273 of No 46 Sqn, which crashed on a night intruder operation over Rhodes.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery.

07-Jun

LORD, ALLAN (420818) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, ND273 of No 46 Sqn, which crashed on a night intruder operation over Rhodes.  He is buried in Rhodes War Cemetery.

07-Jun

VALE, THOMAS HENRY (1522095) age: 22 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving with No 46 Sqn, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Benghazi War Cemetery

07-Jun

O'KANE, ROBERT ALEXANDER (411577) age: 23 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ778 'M' of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a U- boat, possibly the U-256.  He is buried in Poullan-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery

07-Jun

RICHARDSON, HERBERT DFM(54244) age: 26 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ778 'M' of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a U- boat, possibly the U-256.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

SMITH, JOHN GEOFFREY (129398) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ778 'M' of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a U- boat, possibly the U-256.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

BIGGS, DOUGLAS GORDON (J/21243) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ778 'M' of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a U- boat, possibly the U-256.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

MARTIN, ROBERT JOHN (175067) age: 29 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ778 'M' of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a U- boat, possibly the U-256.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

JONES, KENNETH VAUGHAN (1164453) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ778 'M' of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a U- boat, possibly the U-256.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

STOTEN, RONALD (1392630) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ778 'M' of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a U- boat, possibly the U-256.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

CRAWFORD, GEORGE (72986) age: 29 RAFVR

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ778 'M' of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a U- boat, possibly the U-256.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

CORNS, HARRY ASHLEY (1283897) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ778 'M' of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a U- boat, possibly the U-256.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

BARTON, BRUCE GEORGE (415985) age: 21 RNZAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ778 'M' of No 53 Sqn, which was shot down by a U- boat, possibly the U-256.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

QUAYLE, THOMAS (134898) age: 34 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 57 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Spilsby.  He is buried in Douglas Cemetery (Isle of Man)

07-Jun

VAN HORN, C J USAAF() age: Killed

1 Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND467 OL-B of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is buried in

07-Jun

KENNEDY, GEORGE MERVYN (415328) age: 23 RNZAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND467 OL-B of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

07-Jun

POYZER, ARTHUR WALLACE (401468) age: 29 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND467 OL-B of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

07-Jun

TURNER, OSWALD JOHN (176475) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND467 OL-B of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

07-Jun

WHITLEY, NORMAN GEORGE (1803326) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND467 OL-B of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

07-Jun

LYNES, PETER JOHN (1262223) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND467 OL-B of No 83 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

07-Jun

ALLAN, JOHN CECIL OWEN (159499) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM451 of No 96 Sqn, which was abandoned off Ramsgate following an engine failure during a night defensive patrol but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jun

PATTERSON, WILLIAM MILNE (658248) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XIII, MM451 of No 96 Sqn, which was abandoned off Ramsgate following an engine failure during a night defensive patrol but he did not survive.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial.

07-Jun

HOLLINGSWORTH, DERRICK REGINALD (177033) age: 22 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE173 PM-F of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb lines of communications at Vire.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

DUNS, JOSEPH PEARSON (R/186214) age: 19 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE173 PM-F of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb lines of communications at Vire.  He is buried in Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers

07-Jun

GALLAGHER, JOHN DOUGLAS (J/88398) age: 25 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE173 PM-F of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb lines of communications at Vire.  He is buried in Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers

07-Jun

WAY, WILFRED HOWARD (J/10777) age: 23 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE173 PM-F of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb lines of communications at Vire.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

07-Jun

ZINGELMANN, LEONARD WILLIAM (426944) age: 32 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE173 PM-F of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb lines of communications at Vire.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

07-Jun

COOPER, ROGER HUGHES (1474128) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE173 PM-F of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb lines of communications at Vire.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

07-Jun

JENNINGS, JOHN EDWARD (1590722) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, NE173 PM-F of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb lines of communications at Vire.  He is buried in Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery

07-Jun

WARREN, MERRICK GEORGE MUNDAY (174942) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME150 ZN-H of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Jean-de-Daye during an operation to bomb lines of communications at Coutances.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

CORNER, FRANK LEONARD (222039) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME150 ZN-H of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Jean-de-Daye during an operation to bomb lines of communications at Coutances.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

PUCKETT, RALPH LIONEL (1853943) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME150 ZN-H of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Jean-de-Daye during an operation to bomb lines of communications at Coutances.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

ROOKER, NORMAN CHARLES VEZEY (1324354) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME150 ZN-H of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Jean-de-Daye during an operation to bomb lines of communications at Coutances.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

WIGHAM, MAUE RICHARD (1593975) age: 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME150 ZN-H of No 106 Sqn, which came down near St-Jean-de-Daye during an operation to bomb lines of communications at Coutances.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

ARNOLD, PHILIP SYDNEY (125382) age: 40 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND680 ZN-P of No 106 Sqn, which was lost during an operation to bomb lines of communications at Coutances.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

WIGGINS, EDWARD ERNEST JAMES (1651152) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND680 ZN-P of No 106 Sqn, which was lost during an operation to bomb lines of communications at Coutances.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

HEPWORTH, HAROLD (1438340) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ355 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

07-Jun

MESSAM, GILBERT OBAN VICTOR (1335098) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ355 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

07-Jun

SALMON, RENE MARIE PAUL EMIL(176106) age: Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ355 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

07-Jun

BUXTON, FREDERICK HENRY EDWIN (1892072) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Boston IIIA, BZ355 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is buried in Malta Memorial

07-Jun

EDMONDS, PATRICK JOHN (133096) age: 31 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM533 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during an operation to bomb lines of communications behind the beachhead at Lisieux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

WESLEY, JOHN MARCUS (152067) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM533 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during an operation to bomb lines of communications behind the beachhead at Lisieux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

CAMPBELL, COLIN IAN DUNCAN (1560116) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM533 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during an operation to bomb lines of communications behind the beachhead at Lisieux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

DODSON, RONALD ERIC (1332730) age: 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM533 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during an operation to bomb lines of communications behind the beachhead at Lisieux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

FRANKLIN, FREDERICK JOHN (1895945) age: 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM533 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during an operation to bomb lines of communications behind the beachhead at Lisieux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

LANGAN, THOMAS (1303972) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM533 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during an operation to bomb lines of communications behind the beachhead at Lisieux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

LEE, BERNARD JACK (1895651) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM533 KO-T of No 115 Sqn, which was lost without a trace during an operation to bomb lines of communications behind the beachhead at Lisieux.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

NEISH, ALEXANDER DAVID (1387775) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FZ118 of No 122 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Livarot.  He is buried in St Crespin Churchyard

07-Jun

WEBSTER, WILLIAM DEREK (1130280) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MH438 'X' of No 126 Sqn, which came down in the sea off Lyme Bay during a convoy escort following an engine failure.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

WOODEY, JACK EDWARD (411625) age: 24 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VII, MB883 of No 131 Sqn, which was lost on Rhubarb 272 to Morlaix.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

RENDLE, GEORGE ERNEST (410092) age: 24 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR244 of No 181 Sqn, which he abandoned over the English Channel after being hit by flak, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Parkhurst Military Cemetery

07-Jun

ROWLAND, JOHN JAMES (1384907) age: 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP656 of No 184 Sqn, which was hit by flak near Caen and crashed at Mezidon.  He is buried in Quetteville Churchyard

07-Jun

POTTER, DOUGLAS EDWARD FRANK (157417) age: 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN423 'S' of No 197 Sqn, which was shot down near St Lo.  He is buried in Bernay (Ste Croix) Communal Cemetery

07-Jun

STOKES, GORDON JEFFREY (412747) age: 21 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JP503 'F' of No 198 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Les Moutiers.  He is buried in Les Moutiers-Hubert Churchyard

07-Jun

PUGSLEY, HAROLD EDWARD (53447) age: 37 RAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ915 'B' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Western Approaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

ALLEN, ETHAN (J/21435) age: 25 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ915 'B' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Western Approaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

ESLER, WILLIAM JAMES (401371) age: 26 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ915 'B' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Western Approaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

AUST, LESLIE ROY (48957) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ915 'B' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Western Approaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

HAYWARD, MORRIS EDGAR (J/85506) age: 20 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ915 'B' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Western Approaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

CROFT, ALAN RIDLEY (2207636) age: 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ915 'B' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Western Approaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

FROGGATT, DOUGLAS EDWARD (1213956) age:  RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ915 'B' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Western Approaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

GRAY, JOHN BROWN CALLAN (1826970) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ915 'B' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Western Approaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

McLAUGHLIN, ALEXANDER (1596602) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ915 'B' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Western Approaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

MITCHELL, JOHN ANDREW (1368770) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ915 'B' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Western Approaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

McILLANEY, HUGH (1104418) age: 23 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ915 'B' of No 224 Sqn, which failed to return from an anti-submarine patrol over the Western Approaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

BUCHAN-HEPBURN, RONALD HENRY (414988) age: 21 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ942 'M' of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from the U-989 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

DICKENSON, MAX ELWIN (408388) age: 32 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ942 'M' of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from the U-989 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

EARL, HAROLD JOHN (422464) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ942 'M' of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from the U-989 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

HANDS, BRUCE ALFRED (422512) age: 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ942 'M' of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from the U-989 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

KENNEDY, ALBERT ALEXANDER (418506) age: 23 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ942 'M' of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from the U-989 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

WHITBY, JOHN DOWNTON (422822) age: 22 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ942 'M' of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from the U-989 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

COLLINS, ARTHUR (626539) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ942 'M' of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from the U-989 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

BARNES, LEONARD JAMES (1390853) age: 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ942 'M' of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from the U-989 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

FAIRS, GEOFFREY JOHN HARRY (657007) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ942 'M' of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from the U-989 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

HOGAN, PHILLIP WILLIAM (420386) age: 27 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator V, BZ942 'M' of No 224 Sqn, which was shot down by flak from the U-989 which it was attacking.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

GREENHALGH, LESLIE JAMES (124163) age: 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, JR289 of No 245 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Thury-Harcourt.  He is buried in Espins Churchyard

07-Jun

PARENT, LEON (J/20227) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN515 of No 263 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near St Malo during a Roadstead.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

FLATHER, LORNE CHEATHAM (J/20206) age: 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ667 of No 271 Sqn, which failed to return from a glider towing sortie in support of Operation Overlord.  He is buried in Hermanville War Cemetery

07-Jun

MILLER, LESLIE (130212) age: 26 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ667 of No 271 Sqn, which failed to return from a glider towing sortie in support of Operation Overlord.  He is buried in Hermanville War Cemetery

07-Jun

HOPE, STANLEY (1320906) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ667 of No 271 Sqn, which failed to return from a glider towing sortie in support of Operation Overlord.  He is buried in Hermanville War Cemetery

07-Jun

OAKLEY, WILLIAM HENRY (R/134130) age: 21 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, FZ667 of No 271 Sqn, which failed to return from a glider towing sortie in support of Operation Overlord.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

HANNAM, FREDERICK SIDNEY (1337350) age: 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 287 Sqn, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  His death being registered in Battersea.  He is buried in Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery

07-Jun

GECA, Boleslaw (P.1797) age: 26 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FZ189 'S' of No 306 Sqn, which lost in a dive bombing attack during Ramrod 980/III.  

07-Jun

MORAVEC, MIROSLAV  (787609) age: 25 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ906 of No 310 Sqn, which crashed on take off from Appledram following an engine failure.  He is buried in Chichester Cemetery

07-Jun

AUTRET, P J M FFAF () age: 

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM312 of No 345 Sqn, which crashed on to Utah Beach after its long range tank exploded after being hit by flak  near Cherbourg.  He is buried in

07-Jun

SANS, MARCEL ADRIEN  (138840) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ748 'A' of No 349 Sqn, which came down to the west of Caen.  He is buried in The Maidenhead Register

07-Jun

MARSHALL, NORMAN (J/85166) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK902 of No 401 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy fighter near Banville la Compagne whilst patrolling the beachhead.  He is buried in Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery

07-Jun

CALLANDER, ALEXANDER DONALDSON (J/21741) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF149 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

JOHNSTON, WILLIAM PHOENIX (J/26823) age: 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF149 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

KENT, ERIC CHARLES NOEL (J/17847) age: 32 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF149 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

BROWN, WALLACE HILTON (J/6844) age: 36 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF149 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

HALL, CLARENCE JOHN (J/86816) age: 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF149 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

FARRELL, DESMOND WILLIAM (C/1462) age: 29 RCAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington XIV, HF149 of No 407 Sqn, which failed to return from a patrol over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

DROPE, WILLIAM JOHN (J/9146) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MJ554 of No 421 Sqn, which he abandoned off the coast of Normandy  after being hit by flak but his parachute failed to open.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

GRIGG, ROBERT JACKSON (J/21140) age: 23 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, NH183 'K' of No 421 Sqn, which ditched off the Isle of Wight during an evening beachhead patrol.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

MAHAGAN, WILFRED JOSEPH (J/11280) age: 21 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN307 of No 440 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Falaise.  He is buried in Noyers-Bocage Old Churchyard

07-Jun

GARSIDE, STANLEY VINCENT (J/5068) age: 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN548 'F' of No 440 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Caen.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

CROOM, LIONEL PEARCEY (1587077) age: 39 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB700 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb lines of communications at Vire.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

LYNAM, WILLIAM (152457) age: 26 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB700 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb lines of communications at Vire.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

READ, JOHN JAMES (154193) age: 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB700 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb lines of communications at Vire.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

KNIGHT, FREDERICK JAMES (422801) age: 21 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB700 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb lines of communications at Vire.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

ELCOMBE, ROBERT (1811531) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB700 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb lines of communications at Vire.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

HARRISON, FAREWELL (1516172) age: 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB700 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb lines of communications at Vire.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

HILLMAN, LEONARD WESLEY (1245750) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, JB700 AR-J of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb lines of communications at Vire.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

BRENNAN, WILLIAM STANLEY (411427) age: 32 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG347 of No 512 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Rob Roy to re-supply troops on the beaches in Normandy.  He is buried in Hermanville War Cemetery

07-Jun

COOMBE, KEITH ANZAC (416829) age: 24 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG347 of No 512 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Rob Roy to re-supply troops on the beaches in Normandy.  He is buried in Hermanville War Cemetery

07-Jun

TOYNE, WILLIAM HENRY STACEY (425075) age: 27 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG347 of No 512 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Rob Roy to re-supply troops on the beaches in Normandy.  He is buried in Hermanville War Cemetery

07-Jun

SEAGER, IVAN CHARLES (1800403) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG347 of No 512 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Rob Roy to re-supply troops on the beaches in Normandy.  He is buried in Hermanville War Cemetery

07-Jun

CARTER, MAURICE HENRY (104458) age: 30 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG480 of No 512 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Rob Roy to re-supply troops on the beaches in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

NORTHALL, WALTER BERNARD (997990) age: Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG480 of No 512 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Rob Roy to re-supply troops on the beaches in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

TREWIN, WILLIAM HENRY KENNETH (1260550) age: 36 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG480 of No 512 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Rob Roy to re-supply troops on the beaches in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

WOODCOCK, NORMAN JOHN (759014) age: 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota III, KG480 of No 512 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Rob Roy to re-supply troops on the beaches in Normandy.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

SHERVINGTON, TYRRELL MICHAEL JOHN (175817) age: 20 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME556 BQ-F of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Eragny during an operation to bomb rail communications at Acheres.  He is buried in Eragny Communal Cemetery

07-Jun

MAWHINNEY, JOHN ROBERT (J/88628) age: 27 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME556 BQ-F of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Eragny during an operation to bomb rail communications at Acheres.  He is buried in Eragny Communal Cemetery

07-Jun

ANSELL, KENNETH RAYMOND (572304) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME556 BQ-F of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Eragny during an operation to bomb rail communications at Acheres.  He is buried in Eragny Communal Cemetery

07-Jun

DENNETT, RONALD GEORGE (1589160) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME556 BQ-F of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Eragny during an operation to bomb rail communications at Acheres.  He is buried in Eragny Communal Cemetery

07-Jun

GRIFFITHS, ALAN CURNOW (1652544) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME556 BQ-F of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Eragny during an operation to bomb rail communications at Acheres.  He is buried in Eragny Communal Cemetery

07-Jun

SMALL, ALBERT (1131750) age: 35 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME556 BQ-F of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Eragny during an operation to bomb rail communications at Acheres.  He is buried in Eragny Communal Cemetery

07-Jun

HALL, ERNEST RONALD (1391531) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME556 BQ-F of No 550 Sqn, which came down near Eragny during an operation to bomb rail communications at Acheres.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

HUMPHREYS, GORDON (1592990) age: 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME811 UL-S2 of No 576 Sqn, which was shot down by a night fighter near Chenedolle on an operation to bomb lines of communications at Vire.  He is buried in Chenedolle Churchyard

07-Jun

WALLER, ARTHUR ALFRED (1337807) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ619 LK-H of No 578 Sqn, which came down near Jallans during an operation to bomb lines of communications at Chateaudun.  He is buried in Villeneuve-St Georges New Communal Cemetery

07-Jun

ARMSTRONG, GEORE ROBERT (991466) age: 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ619 LK-H of No 578 Sqn, which came down near Jallans during an operation to bomb lines of communications at Chateaudun.  He is buried in Villeneuve-St Georges New Communal Cemetery

07-Jun

BROUGH, ROBERT HORACE (1544100) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ619 LK-H of No 578 Sqn, which came down near Jallans during an operation to bomb lines of communications at Chateaudun.  He is buried in Villeneuve-St Georges New Communal Cemetery

07-Jun

MOSS, STANLEY ERIC (1449858) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ619 LK-H of No 578 Sqn, which came down near Jallans during an operation to bomb lines of communications at Chateaudun.  He is buried in Villeneuve-St Georges New Communal Cemetery

07-Jun

SISLEY, OWEN FREDERICK (1398598) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ619 LK-H of No 578 Sqn, which came down near Jallans during an operation to bomb lines of communications at Chateaudun.  He is buried in Villeneuve-St Georges New Communal Cemetery

07-Jun

TAYLOR, DAVID RICHARD (1892039) age: 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ619 LK-H of No 578 Sqn, which came down near Jallans during an operation to bomb lines of communications at Chateaudun.  He is buried in Villeneuve-St Georges New Communal Cemetery

07-Jun

TAYLOR, JAMES (2211923) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax, III, MZ619 LK-H of No 578 Sqn, which came down near Jallans during an operation to bomb lines of communications at Chateaudun.  He is buried in Villeneuve-St Georges New Communal Cemetery

07-Jun

WYAND, GUY HERBERT (146076) age: Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL783 PG-C of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Baupte during an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

WILLIAMS, LESLIE EDWARD (1627306) age: 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL783 PG-C of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Baupte during an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

LOTT, JOHN ERNEST (178572) age: 25 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL783 PG-C of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Baupte during an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

TUCKER, JOHN HENRY (1321777) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL783 PG-C of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Baupte during an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is buried in Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery

07-Jun

ROBERTS, KIMBERLEY (415358) age: 21 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, LL783 PG-C of No 619 Sqn, which came down near Baupte during an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

HENDERSON, ALASTAIR MILLAR (1825899) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND685 LE-Q of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

WILSON, ALAN WILLIAM (410510) age: 22 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND685 LE-Q of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

WAKELEY, REGINALD CHARLES H. (177735) age: 21 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND685 LE-Q of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

HANNA, JAMES (1796357) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND685 LE-Q of No 630 Sqn, which was lost on an operation to bomb rail communications in the Caen area.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

BROOKES, ARCHIBALD (869570) age: 41 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst serving with No 974 Sqn but the circumstances of his death have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

SALMON, NEVILLE WILLIAM (1309425) age: 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 2726 Sqn RAF Regiment and on board LCT 43 as it crossed the Channel from Gosport to Juno Beach.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

BATCHELOR, LIONEL ALGIE (1533722) age: 21 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 2817 Sqn RAF Regiment and was probably killed when LCT46 was hit by a  German coastal battery as it crossed the Channel from Gosport to Juno Beach.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

DRING, NORMAN DOUGLAS (1483454) age: 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 2817 Sqn RAF Regiment and was probably killed when LCT46 was hit by a  German coastal battery as it crossed the Channel from Gosport to Juno Beach.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

PARKER, JAMES RONALD (1541161) age: 30 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 2817 Sqn RAF Regiment and was probably killed when LCT46 was hit by a  German coastal battery as it crossed the Channel from Gosport to Juno Beach.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

MARKWICK, STANLEY RONALD FREDERICK (1117534) age: 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No ? and was killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

BOYD, HARRY WILFRED (R/136157) age: 23 RCAF

Cpl

He was serving with No 127 Wing and was probably killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

KIMMERLY, MERLE FAXON (R/96447) age: 21 RCAF

Cpl

He was serving with No 127 Wing and was probably killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

SOMOLENKO, NICHOLAS (R/143027) age: 21 RCAF

LAC

He was serving with No 127 Wing and was probably killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

CARD, MARSHALL WILLIAM (R/78597) age: 23 RCAF

Sgt

He was serving with No 127 Wing and was probably killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

McGOLDRICK, JOSEPH (638160) age: 22 RAF

Sgt

He died in York Military Hospital from injuries sustained whilst flying in Halifax, II, DT554 GV-P of No 1652 HCU, which crashed near Ripon during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Byer Moor (Sacred Heart) Roman Catholic Cemetery

07-Jun

HOUGH, MAURICE (1819715) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK594 of No 1654 HCU, which crashed near RAF Saltby during a night training exercise, possibly after control was lost whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Birmingham (Brandwood End) Cemetery

07-Jun

DAVIES, ARTHUR JAMES (1100499) age: 28 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK594 of No 1654 HCU, which crashed near RAF Saltby during a night training exercise, possibly after control was lost whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Burgh Castle (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard

07-Jun

BOWDEN, GEORGE VERNON (1682849) age: 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK594 of No 1654 HCU, which crashed near RAF Saltby during a night training exercise, possibly after control was lost whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Cheadle and Gatley Cemetery

07-Jun

COLLING, FRANK DONALD (J/29613) age: 33 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK594 of No 1654 HCU, which crashed near RAF Saltby during a night training exercise, possibly after control was lost whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

07-Jun

LINDENFIELD, ALVIN EDWARD (J/29690) age: 21 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK594 of No 1654 HCU, which crashed near RAF Saltby during a night training exercise, possibly after control was lost whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

07-Jun

SWYERS, JAMES (40575) age: 34 RAF

Sqn Ldr

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK594 of No 1654 HCU, which crashed near RAF Saltby during a night training exercise, possibly after control was lost whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Lincoln (Newport) Cemetery

07-Jun

CORDON, LESLIE THEODORE (2211649) age: 34 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling III, LK594 of No 1654 HCU, which crashed near RAF Saltby during a night training exercise, possibly after control was lost whilst descending through cloud.  He is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery

07-Jun

CROFTS, JACK HENSON (1678283) age: 20 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 3207 SCU and was killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

ROUTLEDGE, ALAN BERTRAM (1798971) age: 33 RAFVR

AC1

He was serving with No 5132 C MSU and was possibly killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.  He is buried in Bayeux War Cemetery

07-Jun

HARMAN, HERBERT KENNETH (1464926) age: 34 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 6225 BD Flt and was possibly killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.  He is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

07-Jun

BAINES, ARTHUR JAMES (1449013) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 6225 BD Flt and was possibly killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.  He is buried in Cayeux-sur-Mer Communal Cemetery

07-Jun

GOODWIN, WILLIAM VICTOR (1529279) age: 22 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 6225 BD Flt and was possibly killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

HENLEY, ROY HENRY (1529285) age: 23 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 6225 BD Flt and was possibly killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

HANNAH, EDWARD ARTHUR (545959) age: Unknown RAF

Flt Sgt

He was serving with No 6225 BD Flt and was possibly killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

SHARP, THOMAS CHARLES (1874201) age: 19 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 6225 BD Flt and was possibly killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

STOTT, HAROLD (1534309) age: 23 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 6225 BD Flt and was possibly killed aboard LCT 715 when it was torpedoed whilst waiting to land on the Normandy beaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

MACKAY, IAIN DOUGLAS (55520) age: 28 RAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in  of No 74 OTU, which but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery

07-Jun

SMITH, GORDON (150048) age: 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Martinet I, MS870 of No 82 OTU, which crashed into a river bank after flying below power cables near Burton upon Stather during a practice interception.  He is buried in Selby Cemetery

07-Jun

DRURY, HERBERT (115811) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving on the HQ Ship, HMS Bulolo, and was probably killed when it was damaged in a bombing attack off the Normandy beaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

GATE, KENNETH (115817) age: Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving on the HQ Ship, HMS Bulolo, and was probably killed when it was damaged in a bombing attack off the Normandy beaches.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

07-Jun

BROWNSON, JAMES BENJAMIN (945613) age: Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

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

07-Jun

JOHNSON, CHARLES WILLIAM (1034617) age: 24 RAFVR

AC1

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

07-Jun

ELGY, ALBERT (542686) age: 26 RAF

Sgt

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Northallerton.  He is buried in Chester-le-Street Cemetery

07-Jun

YUILE, PETER MCCOIL (1349182) age: 39 RAFVR

AC1

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 Glasgow (Craigton) Cemetery

07-Jun

THOMPSON, CYRIL (1535592) age: 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK but the exact cause has yet to be ascertained, his death being registered in Weston super Mare.  He is buried in Ilkley (Menston) Cemetery

07-Jun

SWEETSER, FREDERICK CHARLES WARWICK (155526) age: 43 RAFVR

Cpl

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

07-Jun

JENKINS, ALFRED ROY (637052) age: Unknown RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed/died whilst serving at the 168 MU, but the exact circumstances have not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery.

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